The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 22, 1885

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The steambarge Nile and barges brought over today from Cape Vincent some culled railroad ties.

The Empress of India has left Picton for Toronto. She will run on her old route between Toronto and Port Dalhousie.

The schr. North Cape, from Chicago, has reached Portsmouth with 26,145 bushels corn. C.H. Burton from Buffalo has also arrived with 34,360 bush. corn.

The following are the arrivals at the K. & M.F. Co's wharf: Schrs. Maria Martin, Milwaukee, 35,000 bushels wheat; North Cape, Chicago, 26,100 bushels corn; C.H. Burton, Chicago, 34,300 bushels corn.

Capt. Rothwell, sr., who owns the steam barge Crusoe, had her rebuilt last winter at Parrott's Bay. He renamed her Khartoum. She is now 87 feet in length, 6 feet depth of hold, beam 14 ft. She also has a new boiler.

The arrivals are: schr. Maria Martin, Milwaukee, 35,000 bushels of corn; steambarge Nile and consorts, light; schr. A. Smith, Chicago, 30,000 bushels of corn; prop. Armenia, Montreal; schr. A. Falconer, Charlotte, 400 tons of coal; schr. W.T. Greenwood, Charlotte, 300 tons of coal screenings; schr. Tinney, Chicago, grain; schr. Elgin, Charlotte, 300 tons of coal; schr. C.H. Burton, Chicago, 36,000 bushels of corn; schr. North Cape, Chicago, 36,140 bushels of corn; props. Alma Munroe, Montreal, and Myles, Montreal.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 22, 1885