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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 21, 1881

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The schr. A.G. Ryan left today with 8,500 bushels of rye for Oswego at 2 1/4 cents.

The schr. C. Gearing left yesterday with 6,500 bushels of barley for Fairhaven at 2 1/2 cents.

The steam barge Albion has secured a charter from Prescott to Cleveland, iron rails, at $2.20 per ton, f.o.b.

There is a good demand for vessels for Toronto freights and for ports all along the north shore of Lake Ontario. The rate on grain cargoes has not advanced.

The dredge is still at work at Portsmouth, and is doing a good service in making the harbour navigable, which is being deepened so that a vessel can run into the slip near the Town Hall and load or unload.

The schr. Bavaria reached Garden Island last night with timber from Toledo. She was the last of the timber fleet to arrive. All are now laid up. Trade has been brisker this than last year, but the vessels have been laid up a month earlier. Not a single accident occurred to Messrs. Calvin & Son's vessels this year.


Schr. Eliza White, Port Hope, 7,452 bu. wheat.

Barge Toronto, Oswego, 546 tons coal.

Barge John Gaskin, Oswego, 709 tons coal.

Prop. Dromedary, Montreal, pass. and fgt.

Prop. Cuba, Toronto, pass. and fgt.

Prop. Bruno, St. Catharines, pass. and fgt.

Str. Passport, Hamilton, pass. and fgt.

Late Deseronto News - The new str. Reliance made a short run around the Bay on Wednesday. She is a fine model and is calculated to be pretty smart. Her upper works are only temporary. She will load for Oswego this week.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 21, 1881