The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 14, 1884

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The schr. Jura, from Tyrconnell, with 7,500 bushels grain, is at Portsmouth.

Breck & Booth have chartered the schr. Wilcox to carry ore to Cleveland at 80 cents, free in and out.

The schr. E.H. Rutherford, of Hamilton, is chartered for Kingston at 2 cents. Her cargo will be taken in at Oakville and Toronto.

The charter of Capt. Saunders, of the Oliver Mowat, to carry lumber to Oswego at 90 cents per m., has been cancelled. The M.T. Company carry it at 80 cents.



Mr. P. Hurley, who had charge of the coal gang unloading the schr. A. Falconer, was struck on the head with a pulley yesterday while at work. Some of the ropes which held the pulley in position were rotten and gave way. A deep gash was made in the back of his head, and he also received injuries on the shoulder.

Mr. Phelix Compore, while unloading lumber from the schr. Norway yesterday, got jammed between two pieces of timber and badly hurt. His injuries are said to be serious.

Mr. T. Burnier, of the str. Pratt, got two of the fingers on his right hand broken this morning by getting them entangled in some ropes on board the steamer.

Capt. Gaskin, while superintending the unloading of the schr. James King, laden with deals this morning, was struck on the side of the face with a piece of timber. It inflicted a bad cut.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 14, 1884