The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 29, 1884

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p.3 Here & There - The Hamilton Spectator is respectfully informed that the grain shortages at Kingston, few in number, have been duly accounted for. They originated at Chicago and were traced to that place.

p. Phelix has secured the contract of loading the schr. St. Louis with lumber at 15 cents per m.

mate of Sylvestor Neelon did not have toes amputated.

temperature is 20 degrees F., 1 inch of ice on pails - a cold spring.


The schr. Erie Stewart made the run from Kingston to Oswego in six hours.

The longshoremen of Hamilton, and the officers of the steam barge Belle Wilson, had a dispute yesterday regarding the unloading of the vessel. The captain would not pay the longshoremen's demands and there was a row. Policemen were called out to guard the craft.

Rathbun Co. - The schr. St. Louis is loading 280,000 feet of lumber and 135,000 lath for E.W. Rathbun & Co., Oswego. The sloop Pilot, oak and ash lumber for Deseronto. The schr. Sea Bird, bunch wood, Deseronto, has arrived. Departures: schr. Gazelle, cedar posts, for Deseronto; steambarge Nile and barge Bedford for Macdonald's cove to load ties for Deseronto.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 29, 1884