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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 28, 1884

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p.1 Bedford Mills Notes - The tug Mary Bedford has made her sixth trip with cordwood, besides towing two small rafts.

p.2 A Half-Way Measure - editorial - a small reduction in canal tolls.

p.3 Here & There - 1000 Islands Steamboat Company incorporated to run boats between Cape Vincent and Alexandria Bay.

yacht Ella, of Oswego, has won Commodore Mott's pennant in a race from Oswego to Fairhaven. All the yachts of Oswego were distanced.

Fishing Regulations - illegal netting in St. Lawrence.


Capt. Phillips, of the schr. Vienna, says the wind blew pretty fresh last evening.

Arrivals at Swift's - props. Persia, St. Catharines; Celtic, Hamilton; Myles, Port Arthur.

The sloop Lorraine left Richardson's dock today for Belleville with 2,000 bush. of grain.

Mr. G. Merritt, while taking the buckets out of the steamer Rothesay's wheels had three of his toes badly jammed.

Tett's fleet, of Ottawa, arrived today in tow of the tug Edmunds, with 296,000 feet of lumber and 313,000 feet of lath for Rathbun & Co.

The steamer St. Lawrence will arrive tomorrow or Saturday. Those interested in her would not move her under any circumstances on Friday. "Why," said director, "we'd rather see her scuttled."

Montreal Transportation Co. - Arrivals: The tug Thompson, with barges Oswego, Nebraska and Oneida, from Charlotte, 1,600 tons coal; the prop. Armenia lightened 8,000 bush. corn; schr. Vienna, Whitby, 8,722 bush. peas. Departures: The tug Thompson left and three barges, coal laden; barges Detroit, 20,000 bush. corn; Canada, 14,000 bush. peas; Cayuga, 18,000 bush. peas, all for Montreal.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 28, 1884