The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 25, 1886

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The prop. Alma Munro has been sold to Charles J. Hodge, of Buffalo, for $13,000.

Ten buoys will be placed between Massassaga Bay and the head of the Bay of Quinte.

Nine vessels entered the Welland Canal last night bound for Kingston, several timber laden.

The schr. Singapore, lying at Portsmouth, will in a few days be fitted out, and the schr. O. Mowat, at the iron ore dock, is about to receive a new coat of paint.

The steamer Thompson came to the city today from Montreal with eight barges, four owned by the M.T. Co. and four the property of the K. & M.F. Co., Portsmouth.

The scuttled barges England, Ireland and Scotland, so long sunk near Belleville, and purchased by a Montreal man, are now engaged in the coal trade between Oswego and Montreal.

The tug Edmunds, Ottawa, has arrived with four barges and 490,000 feet of lumber. The schr. White Oak will carry 320,000 ? feet of it to Oswego, and the schr. A. Falconer will take the balance to Toronto. The lumber is handled by the Rathbun Co.

Freights on grain from Chicago to Kingston has dropped to 4 3/4 cents per bush. The following charters have been made at this rate: schr. J. Cummings, 23,800 bush. corn; schr. West State, 19,950 bush. corn; schr. Samana, 19,516 bush. wheat; schr. H.M. Scove, 20,931 bush. wheat; schr. A.E. Vickery, 31,000 bush. corn; schr. W.I. Preston, 19,000 bush. corn; schr. Lem Ellsworth, 22,000 bush. wheat.

Arrivals: prop. Myles, Duluth, 42,000 bush. wheat; prop. Lincoln, Toledo, 17,200 bush. corn; schr. Clara Youell, Toronto, 16,631 bush. wheat; schr. Laura, Toronto, 21,500 bush. wheat; prop. Bruno, Toronto, 18,500 bush. wheat; prop. Erin, Chicago, 10,000 bush. wheat; schr. Lisgar, Toledo, 23,900 bush. corn; schr. Maggie, Toledo, 2,000 (sic) bush. wheat; prop. St. Magnus, Toledo, 13,000 bush. corn; schr. Belle Mitchell, Chicago, 21,176 bush. wheat; schr. John R. Noyes, Chicago, 21,022 bush. corn; schr. White Star, Chicago, 23,925 bush. wheat; schr. Mystic Star, Chicago, 22,570 bush. wheat; prop. Monteagle, Chicago, 55,575 bush. corn.

Cleared: schr. B.W. Folger, 110,000 feet lumber; prop. Lincoln and consorts, Toledo, light; sloop Highland Lassie, Seeley's Bay, 225,000 shingles, 4,000 ft. lumber and 8,000 lath.

p.3 Experimenting With The Ripple - steam yacht Ripple, built by Mr. Pierce; engine by Doty of Toronto.

Races on the River - yacht races at Gananoque, Barriefield Rowing Club on Cataraqui Bay.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 25, 1886