The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 12, 1884

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The schr. Ariadne was towed to Portsmouth this morning by the tug A.W. Wright.

The sloop Moria (Moira ?) has arrived at Gunn's wharf with 35,000 feet of lumber for Noon & Tyner.

The M.T. Co.'s arrivals were: prop. Scotia, Duluth, 16,500 bush. wheat; schr. Ariadne, Cobourg, 7,500 bush. peas.

The str. Alexandria passed down the river last night with a large number of passengers for Montreal and the seashore.

Arrivals at Rathbun's: Tett's fleet, three barges, Ottawa, with lumber and lath; steam barge Reliance and schr. Philo Bennett, lumber for Oswego.

The strs. Corinthian, from Toronto; Algerian, from Montreal; props. Alma Munro and Canada, from Montreal, called at Swift's wharf last night and today.

The strs. Sumner, from Oswego; Ontario, from Alexandria Bay; Alexandria, from Trenton; Hero, from Belleville, are reported to have called at Gunn's dock.

Canoe Association Camp - on Grindstone Island.

p.3 A Fisherman's Statement - about American sportsmen on Knapp's Point; ..."McAvoy has not been keeper of the light at Knapp's Point for 12 years, that Thomas Sturdy was keeper for one year and A. Macdonald for two years."

Incidents Of The Day - gov't has given rebate to all forwarders on all grain through St. Lawrence canals, except peas.

The Jessie Breck On Fire - On Sunday morning at 7 o'clock a fire occurred on the steam hoister, lying at the K. & P.R.R. dock, and burned her deck. The fire spread to the schr. Jessie Breck, lying in close proximity, burning part of her bulwarks and rigging. It might have destroyed the vessel but for the cook, who discovered the flame and extinguished it.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 12, 1884