The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 17, 1886

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p.2 Late Local Items - The fine of the sch. Typo, $780, for breaking the customs laws in 1883, has been paid. The government should remit it as the American government has done for Canadians.

p.3 Never Would Be Missed - City Council discuss obstruction of streets - M.T. Co. is blocking streets with lumber, etc.


The steamer from Cape Vincent today was several hours late.

The propeller Alma Munro is to be sold at St. Thomas on the 15th of May.

The steamer Quinte will ply on her old route between Trenton and Picton.

The sloop Laura D., Capt. Derryeau (sic - Daryaw ?), is unloading peas at Richardson's dock.

The schr. Elgin (Capt. Curran) cleared today for Napanee, to load barley for Oswego.

The schr. G.C. Finney brings wheat from Chicago to Kingston at 6 1/2 cents per bushel.

Negotiations are in progress for lighting the steamer Alexandria with fifty electric lights.

The ice still seals the Bay of Quinte, near Adolphustown, and the str. Hero could not make a start.

The grain which the schr. B.W. Folger is loading at Bath for Oswego is owned by Ald. R.J. Eilbeck.

The schr. Hartford receives 3 1/2 cents per bushel for 22,000 bushels of wheat from Chicago to Kingston.

The steamer Khartoum, Capt. Rothwell, has gone to Wolfe Island to load hay for Sabre & Co.

The prop. Africa was valued at $20,000 and was insured for $12,400. Capt. Patterson is sympathized with in his loss.

The schr. A. Falconer has cleared for Wolfe Island, where she will take in a part cargo of grain, and finishes at Gananoque.

The Idlewild cleared for Amherst Island today to load 1,400 bushels of barley for Prescott. On her return to the city she will carry 800 bush. of potatoes.

The steamer Norseman leaves tonight for Port Hope and will at once resume her trips on the Charlotte route. She never presented a better appearance.

The schr. Clara White has arrived from Wolfe Island with 4,000 bushels of barley. It was transferred to the schr. Dudley, which will leave for Oswego this evening with 16,000 bushels from Richardson & Sons. The Julia starts from Gananoque with 8,000 bushels of barley for Oswego.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 17, 1886