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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 8, 1884

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The str. Princess Louise has been laid up for the season.

The schr. W.J. Greenwood has arrived with 10,100 bushels of barley from Napanee.

The schr. H. Dudley is loading 15,000 bushels of barley at Richardson's for Oswego.

The schr. Bavaria was hauled out today upon the Empire dry dock. She will get a new bottom.

The schr. Philo Bennett is ashore near Weller's Bay. She was light from Oswego. The crew were saved.

The steamer Hero arrived last night at 12 o'clock, unloaded, proceeded to Picton and returned to the city on time this morning.

On Wednesday the schr. Clara White, ten miles from Oswego, had her jibboom blown away. She ran back to Bath.

Donnelly Bros. have sent a steam pump to Cobourg, to be used in raising the schr. Anna Foster, scuttled and sunk as a matter of safety, during a recent gale.

The schr. Herbert Dudley arrived light, today, from Gananoque. Yesterday, while coming up the river, she lost her anchor. The wind blew very strong.

The schr. Mary Ann Lydon (Captain Fox) was en route from Oswego, to load ore at Weller's Bay, where she ran high upon the beach owing to adverse winds. She will be rescued.

Donnelly Bros., Wreckers, have at present the contract to raise the schr. Mary Ann Lydon (ashore at Weller's Bay), A. Foster, sunk at Cobourg; and W.H. Oades, sunk at Whitby.

The tug Active cleared for Oswego with four barges, light, and the tug Thompson and schrs. Gaskin and Glenora for Charlotte, light. They have gone for coal. The vessels will take their cargoes to Brockville.

Capt. Craig's Farewell Supper - The Deseronto Tribune says: The supper on the steamer Hero, on Hallowe'en, passed off in a pleasant manner. As this is the popular Captain's last season on the bay he took this method of showing his good feeling towards both crew and friends. Shortly before 10 o'clock the guests were invited into the saloon of the steamer where a table was spread with all the delicacies of the season, and arranged in a manner calculated to tempt the appetite of even a dyspeptic. After ample justice had been done thereto the company was called to order by the Captain, and the remainder of the evening given up to speeches and songs. Songs were rendered by Harry (unreadable) and Nicholson, purser of the Hero, and several members of the crew. "Charlie" with his comical remarks, caused considerable merriment. The company dispersed about 12 o'clock. All regret Capt. Craig's decision to leave the Hero, but trust that he may have all success in the future.

p.3 Incidents Of The Day - In the case of Donnelly vs. Ross, the evidence was ended yesterday and Judge Price, owing to other urgent business, postponed the hearing of arguments until the 13th inst.

At a meeting of the Oswego branch of the lake seamen's union, on Wednesday, sailors' wages were advanced to $3 per day.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 8, 1884