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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 5, 1886

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The prop. Canada loads corn at Toledo for Kingston.

The schr. Polly M. Rogers is being repaired at Cape Vincent.

The schr. Ella Murton is bound eastward with a load of grindstones from Cleveland.

The schr. B.W. Folger is loading lumber at the K. & P.R.R. wharf for Oswego.

The schr. Speedwell is en route to the city from Toledo with 500 tons of soft coal for Breck & Booth.

The schrs. Maggie McRae, Toledo, and Gulnair, Hamilton, arrived at Garden Island. They are timber laden.

Capt. Griffith hopes to clear from port this week with the schr. F.J. King. She goes to Oswego and loads coal for the west.

Capt. William Zealand, formerly of the ocean-going barque Garden Island, is in command of the big prop. St. Magnus this year with James Gardiner as first officer.

After being thoroughly repaired the schr. Acacia was launched at Davis' shipyard. At the same yard the str. City of Belleville is undergoing extensive repairs.

The following vessels have been chartered at Chicago to carry grain to Kingston: schrs. David Stewart, 35,000 bush. wheat; Guiding Star, 26,000 bush. wheat; prop. Rhoda Emily, 32,000 bush. wheat.

The schr. Hartford, Chicago, with 22,100 bush. corn, arrived today for the Kingston & Montreal Forwarding Company. This is the first sailing vessel to arrive. Eight other vessels are expected to reach the harbor tonight.

Clearances - barge Isis, Cape Vincent, 3,282 ties; barge Bedford, Cape Vincent, 1,967 ties; str. Nile, Cape Vincent, 2,195 ties; schr. Gold Hunter, Fair Haven, light.

Arrivals - str. City of Belleville, Ogdensburg, light; sloop Laura D., Cape Vincent, light; prop. Cuba, Toledo, 6,000 bush. corn; prop. Shickluna, Toledo, deals.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 5, 1886