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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 13, 1885

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The sloop Lorraine took a load of posts to Wolfe Island.

The schrs. Bell and Two Brothers left light for Deseronto.

The schr. Gleniffer cleared for the canal last night. She is light.

The sloop Moravia has arrived from Trenton with forty cords of wood.

The steambarge Nile and Bedford cleared for Cape Vincent last evening with railroad ties.

The schr. Watertown brings 22,000 bushels of corn from Chicago to Kingston at 3 1/4 cents.

The steambarge D.C. Whitney, Capt. July, and her consort the schr. Wane, cleared for the canal last night, light.

The steamer Rideau Belle comes off the dry dock today, and will resume her trips on the raging canal on Tuesday.

Capt. Cuthbert is completing at Trenton a steam launch for a gentleman in that town. It is twenty-five feet long and will be driven by a coal oil engine.

The steamer D.D. Calvin and consort were expected to have cleared, light, from Garden Island today for Georgian Bay, where she will load timber for the island.

Ten ship carpenters were discharged from the employ of the M.T. Co. last evening. The two new barges, which were constructed during the past winter for the company, are finished. One of them was launched today.

The Algerian called at Swift's dock this morning from Montreal, and the steambarge Freemason left the same dock for Westport with a large cargo of merchandise for Westport.

Between the 20th and the 23rd, the steamer Star will arrive in Kingston. She would have reached here before, but she had previous engagements which she will have to fill before coming to Kingston.

The tug Folger has arrived from Montreal. She was recently purchased by Mr. Price, of Port Stanley, and is en route to that place. She will run in connection with Mr. Price's fishery, and ply between Port Stanley and Buffalo. The price paid for her was $3,400.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 13, 1885