The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 7, 1885

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The schooner Falkiner (sic - Falconer ) is loading coal at Toledo for Kingston.

The prop. Persia leaves St. Catharines on her first trip on Saturday.

The schooner Pride of America is taking on timber for Garden Island at the G.T.R. wharf.

The B.W. Folger has at last reached Oswego, sailing from Charlotte by the South Shore.

The steambarge D.R. VanAllen has been chartered to load deals at Escanaba, Mich., at $8 per M.

The sloops Ida Wild (sic - Idlewild ), Laura D., Minnie and Horne are loading sand on the main shore opposite Kelly's dock.

The schooner A.L. Andrews and E.P. Beale are loading paving stone at Grindstone Island for Chicago.

Navigation is open at Midland and there is no ice. The schooner Lily Hunter cleared on Tuesday.

The schooner Dudley is loading 6,000 bushels of barley at Wolfe Island for Oswego, and she will complete the cargo at Richardson's.

Big Bay was so full of ice today that the steamer Maud could not come to Kingston by way of Wolfe Island canal, but had to go around by the head of the Island.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 7, 1885