The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 2, 1886

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The schr. Craftsman, laden with staves, left Manistee today for Kingston.

Capt. Cornelius, of the Cora W. Post, found a skiff floating opposite Richardson's wharf this morning.

The schrs. Singapore and White Oak will load lumber for Oswego. They will bring coal back to the city.

The schr. M.J. Cummings, Chicago; schr. Atmosphere, Toledo; schr. F.B. Gardner, Manistee, have entered the canal for Kingston. The last named has a cargo of deals.

The steambarge Lincoln and barge Lisgar, grain laden, arrived at the M.T. Company's dock last evening. They were sent to Portsmouth to be discharged.

Vessels grain laden are at the M.T. Company's dock waiting to be discharged. The company have no barges into which they can put the grain. It was expected that a tug would arrive today at noon with several barges. The shovellers have been idle for two days. There are over 150,000 bushels of grain to be handled as soon as barges can be got to put it in. Old barges owned by the company, that have not been in use for a number of years, are being repaired and will be pressed into service. The ship carpenters in the employ of the company work every evening at the boats until 8 o'clock. The barge A. will be hauled out as soon as the ways are clear.

A Good Man Dies - details of the life of Hugo Burgherit Rathbun, founder of Deseronto; fleet of steamers, shipyard, etc.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 2, 1886