The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 19, 1884

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The steam barge Nile goes to Deseronto on Tuesday.

The schr. Herbert Dudley cleared for Ogdensburg this afternoon.

The str. St. Lawrence will be launched about May 15th.

The schr. B.W. Folger has sailed for Oswego with barley; freight 2 or 2 1/2 cents per bushel.

The steamer Pierrepont runs to Gananoque and Brockville on Monday, leaving the city at 11 o'clock.

The White Oak has been chartered by Richardson & Son to carry 10,000 bush. of barley to Sodus Point.

The schr. Polly M. Rogers broke from her moorings at Button Bay and now lies grounded near Carleton Island.

The str. Hero left the city this morning with flying colours. She will be heartily welcomed at the ports along the Bay.

Yesterday while passing from St. Catharines to Port Dalhousie, the prop. Europe took fire and was burned to the water's edge. She belonged to Graham Bros., but had been sold recently to the Canada Pacific Co. Loss about $15,000; insurance $12,000.

p.3 Here & There - Capt. Gaskin has returned from Ottawa and says that no union shovellers will be employed by the M.T. Co. The required number of men have been engaged, and they have signed agreements that they will not join the Union.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 19, 1884