The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 28, 1883

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p.2 Improve The Meals - R. & O. Navigation Co. asked to look at meals on str. Hero as a good example. [Belleville Ontario]



The schr. Watertown has arrived from Sandusky with 610 tons of coal for the K. & P. R.R.

The schrs. Bolivia, Kate Kelly and Benson have gone to Charlotte to load coal for Chicago.

The water in the harbor has begun to fall. It has seldom been so high at this time of the season.

The yacht Atalanta is at Buffalo and will tow thence to Chicago, where she will arrive on Sunday.

The str. G.H. Haselton will make semi-weekly trips between Kingston and the Thousand Island Park. She comes here every Tuesday and Friday.

The steamer Rothesay has been tied up until a certificate of inspection from the American authorities has been obtained. She is now at Prescott. The steamer Prince Arthur is doing the Rothesay's work.

The tug Glide cleared last evening for Montreal with four barges carrying 87,000 bushels of grain. The Bronson clears today with a tow carrying 80,000 bushels of grain and 200,000 feet of deals.

The huge steam barge Davidson is on her way to Kingston from Milwaukee with 63,000 bushels of corn. When she arrives she will have brought one of the largest cargoes that has ever came to Kingston.

The propellers Scotia and Colorado, operated by the Delaware & Lackawanna Company, have been seized upon an attachment issued in favor of Mrs. Cornelia Hamilton, in the Ensign Holt suit. Both were bound for Buffalo, and were within the jurisdiction of the Buffalo court when their masters were warned by a tug that an execution was out and ran into Erie, where they were served. The bail is fixed at $10,000,000.

Death of John Kinghorn - We regret to learn of the death, which occurred this morning, of John Kinghorn, eldest son of G.M. Kinghorn, of the Montreal Transportation Company. Deceased was well known in the city, having here spent his boyhood and grown to man's estate. He was about 28 years of age and talented. For some years he was engaged in the forwarding business between Ottawa and Montreal, but had lately to cease from his occupation in consequence of the sufferings from consumption. His funeral occurs tomorrow.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 28, 1883