The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 2, 1880

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p.1 Canal Traffic - busiest for many seasons at Cornwall canal. [Cornwall Reporter]

p.2 The Sherwood Tragedy - an editorial.

p.3 Wind Wafts - Port Hope Harbour Commissioners offer a reward of $300 for the arrest of the persons who cut the rigging of vessels lying at that place, and a further sum of $50 for the conviction of the one who painted on a board "warning to scabs - look for fire or dynamite".

Yachting Accident - man hurts hand on yacht Oldrieve - details.

A Steamboat Panic - steam pipe valve broke on str. Armstrong during picnic excursion - details.

Marine News.

The anticipated rush of grain has not yet been realized.

The tug Seymour with 5 barges is wind-bound at Cape Vincent.

There has been a revival recently of the talk about establishing a Vessel-Owners' Union. It is just possible that the time has come for such a union.

The arrivals are: schrs. Hanlan, Toronto, 6019 bush wheat; Marie Annette, Toledo, 441 tons coal; Persia, Toledo, 11,700 bush corn; Maize, Toledo, 16,746 bush corn.

Passed Through the Welland Canal for Kingston: sch Aurora, Bay City, staves; barges Clyde, Chicago, corn; Grimsby, Chicago, corn; steam barge Clinton, Chicago, corn.

The rumour that the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company, owing to the great increase of business, had decided to add a couple of propellers to the line, to meet the demand for freight traffic, is incorrect.

Another Remand - in rape case on sch. Jessie Macdonald at Portsmouth.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 2, 1880