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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 3, 1882

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p.2 Grain Shortage Question - Prospect Of Our Trade Being Injured

Crime, Law & Justice - the harbor outrage.



The schooners George Thurston and Ella Murton are at Hamilton.

The schr. Bangalore has left Chicago for Kingston with a grain cargo.

The schr. White Oak is loading iron for Fairhaven. She takes 325 tons.

The schrs. Greenwood and M. O'Gorman have left for Charlotte with ties.

The tug Carlyle and barges from Ottawa are here with ore which goes to Ashtabula.

The schr. Pewaukee, from Chicago, with 21,019 bush. of wheat, arrived last evening.

The tug Metamora and barges cleared today for Algoma Mills with 1,500 tons of rails.

The schr. Elgin, with 283 tons of coal, is waiting to be unloaded. She has been here since Sunday.

The steam barge Indian and consorts have reached Collinsby from Serpent River with pine timber.

The tug Conqueror has cleared for Oswego with the schrs. America, Higgie, Wm. Home and Jamaica.

The prop. Cuba went ashore at Charlotte, having sprung a leak during the storm.

The Captains of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company have received strict orders not to race with other steamers.

Four barges belonging to the Montreal Transportation Company left this morning for Montreal with 80,000 bushels of grain.

The barges Gayton Ballard, John W. Hussey, F.L.T.A. Adams, Darnon and Katie Bartholomoew arrived last evening from the Welland Canal laden with ties and lath.

There was a heavy gale on the lake yesterday, and the steamers and schooners had a rough time of it. The str. Algerian was delayed several hours. At Kingston there was a comparative calm.

The body of Capt. Fred Colvin, of New Haven, who was drowned by the sinking of the schr. Clayton Belle in Lake Huron, in April last, has been found, and has been forwarded to his friends at Oswego.

Where is the schr. Herbert Dudley? The last heard of she was in Georgian Bay engaged in the lumber trade, but her Kingston owners have lost track of her for some time. The Captain, however, is a solid man and sure to be making money wherever he is.

Capt. S. Fraser has secured a place for his dry dock. He has leased water lots from the K. & P.R.R. Co., alongside the shipyard of the Montreal Transportation Company, on Cataraqui Bay. The sunken barges of the Kingston & Montreal Forwarding Company will be removed, also the bottom of the schr. Helen, which was sunk and abandoned many years ago. A dredge will be put to work and soon the dry dock, it is hoped, will be ready for operation.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 3, 1882