The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 3, 1886

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The Lachine Canal was opened for navigation today.

The steambarge Nile has gone to Gananoque with lumber.

The schr. Craftsman has gone to Maniston to load deals for here.

This morning the yachts Garfield and Laura were launched.

Navigation of the Rideau Canal opened this morning.

Capt. Cuthbert has built a yacht at Cobourg, the Vision, which will take part in this year's regattas.

The steambarge D.D. Calvin and consorts have arrived at Garden Island with timber from Toronto.

The steambarge Niagara, with corn from Toledo, ran into port yesterday. She was just gone a week.

The Rideau Canal will be ready for locking on Wednesday. Many barges, laden with lumber at Ottawa, are ready to start for Kingston.

The steamer D.D. Calvin and fleet have arrived at Garden Island from the west with timber. When unloaded they clear for Traverse City.

The prop. Niagara came into port yesterday with 25,000 bush. corn from Toldo. The propeller made a quick trip. She left here on Monday of last week and returned yesterday.

The schr. Gold Hunter, from Toronto, is discharging wheat. The schr. B.W. Folger is loading lumber for Oswego, and the schr. Gearing, from South Bay, has arrived with 30 tons of hay.

The Kingston charters in Chicago are: prop. Tilley, 32,000 bush. wheat; schr. Straubenzie, 24,000 bush. wheat; prop. Rhoda Emily, 32,000 bush. corn; schr. Guiding Star, 26,000 bush. corn. The Kingston rate was 5 3/4 cents for wheat and 5 1/4 cents for corn.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 3, 1886