The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 5, 1882

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The schrs. Hoboken and Shandon get 5 1/2 cents on wheat from Chicago to Kingston.

The tug Glide arrived last night from Oswego with two barges, laden with 1,200 tons coal.

The prop. Lake Ontario, from Toledo, lightened 7,000 bushels of wheat and left for Montreal.

The schrs. Leadville and E.R. Williams cleared for Oswego, there to load coal for Detroit at 85 cents per ton.

The tug Glide clears this evening for Montreal with a tow carrying 72,000 bush. wheat and 1,200 tons coal.

The barges Glenora and Gaskin, from Toledo, have reached the canal with 90,000 ? bush. wheat. Rate, 6 1/2 cents to Montreal.

The schrs. Wm. Home, Belle Hanson and Blazing Star have been chartered in Detroit to bring wheat to Kingston at 5 cents.

The schr. N.P. Downey has loaded at Belleville the first portion of a cargo of new barley for Oswego. She takes the remainder at Napanee.

Capt. Clark is now commander of the str. Maxwell. He has been on the tug Admiral Porter, prop. Lake Michigan and tug Matamora.

The schr. Bavaria, towed to Brockville, had the largest cargo of coal that has yet passed through the Welland Canal, 713 tons, 12 tons more than the Jessie H. Breck brought to Kingston.

The loss to the St. Lawrence Steamboat Company, by the break in the Beauharnois Canal caused by the str. Prince Arthur will be upwards of $2,000. The boat was tied up until $2,500 in bonds was furnished. Who pays for the grain?

The schrs. Mary Lyons and L. Seaton, from Toledo, discharged cargoes yesterday at Portsmouth from Toledo. They were short 40 and 74 bushels respectively. The Captains took the new affidavits to the effect that the cargoes had not been tampered with during the voyage, and were not then required to pay duty on the deficiency.

ad - Provincial and Industrial Exhibitions - R. & O. Nav. Co. - special fares. Sept. 4th

ad - Toronto & Ogdensburg Line of Steamers - Armenia, City of Montreal and Cuba - special rates. Sept. 5th.

p.3 New Grain Warehouse - Eilbeck's elevator, foot of Princess St., capacity 50,000 bu.

On A Sailing Excursion - more on trip of schr. Ocean Wave.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 5, 1882