The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 25, 1881

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p.2 Reduction In Canal Tolls - details of an Order in Council passed.



The sloop Trader has arrived here from Fairhaven with a load of apples.

The schrs. Jessie Macdonald, Brooklyn and A.G. Ryan will load iron ore for Charlotte.

The steam barge Carlyle was launched on Saturday, and brought to the city. She will be refitted here.

The schr. Julia, with 8,000 bushels of peas, has arrived at the M.T. Co.'s wharf from Port Whitby.

The grant of $2,500 to the Wellington harbour will probably be used in constructing a breakwater.

The schr. Eureka has received extensive repairs. She loads stone at the Penitentiary wharf for Charlotte.

The str. Hero was taken out to Portsmouth this afternoon and will be hauled out in order to have strengthening rods put in her hull.

The schr. Oriental has arrived at Garden Island from Hamilton. She made the round trip in a week which is considered excellent time.

The Board of Underwriters in Chicago have fixed their rates for freight from Chicago to Lake Ontario ports at ?, Chicago to Montreal at $1.10.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 25, 1881