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

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p.1 City Hall - Canadian Locomotive & Engine Co. petition for a water slip - 99 year lease, city may retake possession at any time.

Fishery Question - Peter Kiel's letter - local men want to lease fishing grounds near Simcoe and Amherst Islands; fish building at foot of Brock street not suitable because sewers discharge there; because of market regulations some fishermen find it easier to sell directly to Americans.



The barge Hawk is on the ways at the Marine Railway undergoing repairs.

The freight on coal from Oswego is now 35 cents. The winter supply is nearly all received.

The schr. Singapore arrived this afternoon from Toronto with 15,000 bush. wheat.

The schr. J.H. Breck arrived at Gunn's wharf today and began stripping, preparatory to laying up.

The recent arrivals at the various forwarding companies so far this year are but half in number what they were last year.

The steamer Corsican arrived from Hamilton this afternoon. The captain carries his arm in a sling. He had his fingers injured recently.

Chief Hanes raised upwards of 4,000 bushels of grain at Carleton Island this year. He had 1,900 bushels of barley which was sold at his wharf for $1 per bushel.

The propeller Lake Ontario broke her wheel in the canal about half a mile above Morrisburg yesterday morning. She struck a stone owing to the lowness of the water.

It is said that the steamer Rothesay may next year be put on the Island Belle's route from Alexandria Bay to Cape Vincent, and perhaps extend her trips to Ogdensburg.

The schr. Hyderabad, which arrived at Toronto on Sunday, light, is described by the Mail a fine looking craft, and much too good for the trade on this pond with 30 cent coal rate.

The schr. Herbert Dudley, from Amherst Island and Bath; prop. Belle Wilson from Napanee; schrs. A.G. Ryan and G. Suffell, from Kingston, have all been chartered to carry barley to Oswego or Fairhaven at from 2 to 2 1/2 cents per bushel.

- H.A. Calvin returned from wreck of Traveller; R. & O. Co. may have to pay for wreck.

p.4 District News - The dredge Goliah has arrived at Consecon and is engaged in deepening the harbor. Mr. T. Slattery of Picton is Superintendent of the work.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 25, 1881