British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 12, 1885
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The str. Rideau Belle is on Davis' dry dock receiving false sides.
The prop. Cuba arrived from Chicago, with a cargo of corn. She will lighten 7,000 bushels and proceed to Montreal.
Black Bros. of Brockville will ship in a few days to Kingston the machinery for the new steam yacht which Mr. Davis is building for excursion purposes.
The str. Khartoum, the old Crusoe, has reached port. Capt. Rothwell leaves with her for Belleville, where he puts in another boiler. When the craft is ready she will be engaged in trips among the islands. She can be chartered. The fittings of the craft will be comfortable.
The cargo of the sunken barge William, now lying below the Lachine Lock, which consisted of about 19,200 bushels of corn, was put up by auction in Montreal at the Corn Exchange. J.D. Westgate was declared the purchaser at 17 cents per bushel in bond. This with 20 per cent duty and auction charges brings the price up to 21 cents.
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- June 12, 1885
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- Rick Neilson
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes