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

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p.2 City Council - discuss Fish Bylaw.


Marine Notes.

It is blowing great guns on the lake today.

There was a stiff breeze blowing from the west today.

The sch. Florida left for Astabula with 200 tons iron ore.

The tug Easton and barges left for Ironsides this morning.

The sch. Albatross is loading 300 tons of pig iron for Chicago at $1 f.o.b.

The sch. A.G. Ryan takes iron ore from Belleville to Sodus at 50 cents per ton.

The sch. E.G. Rutherford, from Chicago, arrived this morning with 15,262 bush wheat.

The tug Glide left for Montreal with 4 barges containing 70,600 bush corn and 70 tons phosphate.

Passing Steamers at Swifts: D.C. West from Westport; Lake Michigan from Montreal; Kincardine for Quebec.

The mail boat Passport did not arrive here up to going to press on account of the gale. She laid up at Port Hope.

Several vessels that arrived today suffered by the gale. The Craftsman reached Garden Island with her top-sails in ribbons.

The str. Norseman left Port Hope for St. Catharines yesterday morning to go on the dry-dock to have her bottom scraped and sundry other repairs made.

The City of Belleville comes to Kingston next week, and goes on the marine railway to be ironed for the fall trade. She will also receive a new wheel.

Passed Through the Welland Canal for Kingston: schrs. Jennie White, Toledo, wheat; Lyman Casey, Toledo, wheat; Garibaldi, Toledo, wheat; Falmouth, Detroit, corn; Hercules, Chicago, corn; J.G. Worts, Chicago, corn; S. Neelon, Detroit, wheat.

Wind Wafts - man who hurt hand on yacht Oldrieve likely to lose part of finger - details.

Sailors Union - Last evening the Sailors Union met in St. Patricks Hall and elected Mr. C.W. Crowley as President, and with the understanding that he was to give his whole time to the details of his office. A new tariff was fixed - $1.50 per day on Lake Ontario and $1.75 through the Welland Canal.

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