The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 15, 1883

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The schr. J.R. Noyes, from Chicago with 20,700 bush. corn, has arrived in the harbor.

The str. Maud runs a cheap excursion to Cape Vincent tomorrow afternoon. Go along.

The Active and barges Gaskin and Glenora cleared for Toledo to secure another cargo of corn.

A fine view of the river scenery may be obtained by those who journey to the Cape tomorrow afternoon.

'Tis the first of the season. What? The excursion on the str. Maud to the Cape tomorrow afternoon.

Capt. James B. Estes is to command the steamer Rothesay, of the St. Lawrence Steamboat Co., this season.

It is said that the steamer John Thorn will make excursions from Clayton to Kingston Thursdays and Fridays during the season.

The Hero is being docked at Portsmouth Marine Railway. She will have her bottom scraped and repainted preparatory to the coming season.

The Belleville Ontario says that that town's facilities for transhipping grain are much superior to what they are at Port Hope. Downey & Preston have agreed to handle 60,000 bushels of corn from Duluth, to be shipped via the Midland Railway, the beginning of an important trade by this route.

This morning a telegram announced the sinking of the prop. Canada near Rockport. She was bound up, loaded with general merchandise. It is presumed she struck a rock in that vicinity. Her owner is Capt. Fairgraves, of Hamilton. The wrecking steamer Hastings has gone to the propellers rescue.

The str. Algerian passed down yesterday morning with 150 passengers for Montreal; the str. Corsican up this evening with a full load. Senators, members of the Dominion and Provincial Parliaments, clergymen, nuns, cadets and students, will be carried on the Royal Mail Line at a commuted rate this year.

p.3 Another Ferry Route - Clayton-Gananoque to be covered by railroad ferry?

Police Court - charge of refusing to pay wages preferred against Capt. of Glenora, arranged and charge withdrawn.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 15, 1883