The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 21, 1880

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p.3 Tricks of Vessel Men - mixing bad grain with good to trick forwarding companies - details.

Wind Wafts - The water in the river is said to be a foot lower than in June.

The report of the burning of the Corinthian was spread all over the 2 countries, but was a ridiculous yarn, nevertheless.

Wm. Jackson has received his appointment as Light House Keeper, in place of John Buck. The official outrage is thus officially consummated.

The schrs. Vienna, Toledo, wheat; Hyderabad, Detroit, wheat; and Alexander, Pidgeon Bay, lumber, passed through the Welland Canal yesterday for Kingston.

If the St. Catharines men don't like the way the forwarding business is done here let them form a company and go into business for themselves. There is plenty of room for an opposition show in this harbour.

The steam yachts which cruise about the harbour should be forced to carry lights. It is a wonder that some of the large boats have not run them down before this. The Harbour Master should see to the complaint.

Maud to take excursion to Bay of Quinte next Monday evening and to Round and Wells Islands on Wednesday.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 21, 1880