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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 2, 1885

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The sloop Empress is at the Grove Inn with bunch wood from Deseronto.

The schr. Augusta is bound down from Toledo to Kingston with timber.

The schr. B.W. Folger left for Charlotte last night to load coal for Swift.

The steamers Olive and Ida, from Smith's Falls, called at Swift's wharf yesterday.

The prop. St. Magnus has arrived with 28,000 bushels of grain from Hamilton.

The schr. A. Falconer cleared from Fairhaven last night with coal for Toronto.

The schr. Manzanilla, which left here some days ago, is on the dry dock at Port Dalhousie receiving repairs.

The Princess Louise beat the steamer Utica twenty minutes in fifteen miles yesterday.

The schr. Eliza White came from Gananoque light last evening. She is looking for a cargo.

At the annual cruise of the Oswego Yacht Club to Big Sodus on Saturday last, the prize a pennant - given by the commodore to the yacht reaching Big Sodus first - was won by the Ethel, owned by Mr. J.B. McMurray.

A despatch from Port Huron, Mich., dated May 30th, states that the steambarge D.D. Calvin broke her wheel while coming up the river. Her consorts sailed from Port Huron to Georgian Bay for lumber while she is receiving a new wheel here.

Notwithstanding that there was no session of 'Change on Saturday at Chicago, shippers were out in some force all day looking for tonnage for Buffalo and Kingston. Their first offers were as a rule slightly below the rates which prevailed earlier in the week, and very few charters were made in consequence. The schooners Samana and Nassau were chartered to take cargoes of corn to Kingston at 3 3/4 cents per bushel, and the line agents engaged considerable quantities of both wheat and corn for boats to arrive Monday.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 2, 1885