The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 3, 1882

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The schr. Wm. Elgin is loading barley at Brockville.

The sailors' wages at all the American ports have been advanced to $3 per day.

The new rate of ? on grain cargoes from Chicago to Lake Ontario ports, is $2.25.

The schr. Jessie Macdonald has cleared from Hay Bay with a cargo of barley for Oswego.

The steam barge Erin ran aground in Belleville harbour and considerable trouble was had in getting her off.

Capt. Donnelly left eight days ago with pumps, hawsers, etc., with which he hoped to speedily grant relief to the schr. George Thurston, ashore at Byng Inlet. He has not yet commenced operations. Yesterday a telegram came from Meaford to the effect that a start had been made for the vessel three times, but that the wrecking tug had to run back in consequence of stress of weather.

p.3 Here & There - A diver is at work on Richardson wharf taking out stone. The foundations are being laid for the new warehouse.

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