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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 11, 1881

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p.2 Second Day's Race - Atalanta Beaten Again

p.3 Barley Receipts - The Oswego Times of the 8th inst. says the receipts of new crop of barley from the different Canadian ports to date have been as follows: Kingston, 146,784; Napanee, 174,356; Bath, 46,707; Amherst Island, 35,801; Fredericksburg, 7, 120; Picton, 60,455; Deseronto, 18,000; Wellington, 45,779; Consecon, 71,892; South Bay, 10,479 bushels.


The schr. Cavalier, of Collinsby, goes to Buffalo to bring down a broken raft.

The fleet of vessels, here for shelter yesterday, have all reached Oswego in safety.

The schr. Augusta, now at Garden Island, sails for Oswego to load coal for St. Catharines.

The str. Dominion arrived up from Montreal this forenoon and is now awaiting orders.

The small sloop Pearl ran ashore on Salmon Island, and the tug Eleanor went up to pull her off.

The schr. Wave Crest shipped today a new fore-topmast and jib-boom, and will leave for Sodus shortly.

The schr. G.B. Sloan, from Ogdensburg, goes to Oswego to load for Cleveland. She will take on some men here.

The schr. Forest Queen cleared yesterday from a Pittsburg wharf with hay for Charlotte, receiving a freight, therefore, of $200.

It is expected that the Campana will reach Collingwood about Monday next, where she will load for Lake Superior and way ports.

The new barge for the M.T. Co. is ready for planking. She will be ready for launching in the spring. The vessel will carry 50,000 bushels at 11 ft.

The tug Active left today for Montreal with the barge Toronto, 20,000 bu. corn; barge H.L., 250,000 ft. pine deals; and two barges, from Brockville, with 580,000 ft. deals.

James Brown, mate of the schooner Howard, had an altercation with another hand on the vessel while lying at Napanee, Saturday night last, and in attempting to kick his adversary, missed his aim and struck his leg against the edge of the vessel, sustaining a fracture of that limb.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 11, 1881