The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 11, 1884

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p.3 Here & There - The K. & M.T. Co. shovellers say they will deposit $100 in Folger Bros.' office as soon as the M.T. Co. men are ready for a competition. "Speak now."

death at Belleville of Capt. John Paul, 82, father of Capt. John Paul of this city.

raft of square timber said to belong to Collinsby Rafting Co., broke up near St. Nicholas


The str. St. Lawrence will be ready for service on July 10th.

The schr. B.W. Folger will load iron ore for Fairhaven tomorrow.

The steamer Island Belle was hauled out at Frazer's dry dock today for general repairs.

Swift's dock - Arrivals: strs. Algerian, Shickluna, Belle Wilson, Corsican and prop. Persia.

Rathbun Co. - schrs. W.T. Greenwood, White Oak and Annie Foster are loading timber.

In a few days the steambarge Adventure, sunk at Gunn's dock, will be raised and put on the Portsmouth marine railway.

M.T. Co. - Arrivals - schr. Bolivia, Chicago, 25,000 bush. corn. Tugs Glide and Hall, with seven barges, Montreal, 200 tons of railroad iron. Nellie Humber (sic - Hunter ?), Oswego, coal, 352 tons.

Capt. Thomas Reardon, of Buffalo, has purchased the schr. George C. Finney, wrecked at Ford's shoals. The consideration was $2,200. She will be repaired and placed in the trade at once.

The yachtsmen are greatly annoyed because the celebration committee have taken away the $100 appropriated for a race. One of them has expressed his opinion in a correspondence which will appear tomorrow.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 11, 1884