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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 24, 1884

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The schr. Bangalore has been laid up at Gunn's wharf.

The schr. Clara White cleared for Deseronto, light, today.

The steamer Algerian passed down last night on her last trip.

The schr. A. Falconer is loading barley at Bondhead for Oswego.

The boat has been taken off from the Cape Vincent-Alexandria Bay route.

The schr. Hartford cleared today for Oswego, there to load coal for Detroit.

Mr. Johnson, who recently purchased the Empire dry dock, will make improvements to it during the winter.

The tug Hiram A. Calvin left Portsmouth today for Montreal with three barges carrying 50,000 bushels of grain.

Messrs. Breck & Booth have chartered the schr. H.P. Murray to carry ore from Weller's Bay for Cleveland at 85 cents freight.

The steamer Ida arrived from Ottawa today. She will run between Kingston and Smith's Falls until the close of navigation.

The tug Sir John is on her way to Kingston from Ottawa with two barges, which carry 248,000 feet of lumber for the Rathbun Co.

The steamer Crusoe arrived at the Atlantic elevator dock today with 1,200 bushels of barley. The schr. Two Brothers is loading 4,000 bushels of wheat at Seeley's Bay for Ald. Eilbeck.

The dredge Nithsdale, of Toronto, arrived at Gunn's wharf on Wednesday from Dickinson's Landing. She has been engaged at the Morrisburg and Cornwall canals during the summer. Mr. Wilson, of Toronto, the owner, will leave the dredge here for the winter.

The steamer Corinthian arrived at noon today. She was taken off the sand bar at Brighton some days ago, but the rough weather delayed her departure eastward. The steamer Hastings towed her out into the lake early this morning, but after she had got up steam she proceeded alone. The beam was cracked, but insufficiently to prevent the working of her engine. A number of frames about the guard are also broken. The steamer left for Montreal at 1 o'clock. She will be laid up at Sorel, and is the last boat of the line to go down the river.

Deseronto Echoes - The str. Utica has gone to Gananoque to take the place of the Puritan, which comes here for repairs.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 24, 1884