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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 23, 1886

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Calvin & Son's sixth raft, 10 drams, left Garden Island for Quebec last evening in tow of the steamer John A.

The barge Jennie, lengthened at the M.T. Company's ship yard, was successfully launched yesterday afternoon. She has been loaded with grain.

Three hundred and forty pieces of pine timber were discharged from the steambarge D.D. Calvin at Garden Island yesterday in four hours. The steamer carries the broom in consequence.

The steamer G.H. Hazelton, of Oswego, ran aground near Cherry Island yesterday, turning completely over on her side. Every one on board was taken off in skiffs. The steamer was on the route from Oswego to Alexandria Bay. She called at Kingston on Monday morning.

The barge Dakota, owned by the Kingston and Montreal Forwarding Co., went down the Lachine Canal on Saturday decked out with more than the average barge's share of bunting and fresh paint. The reason for the unusual display was that the barge carried 30,000 bushels of grain, with a draught of nine feet, the largest cargo ever brought through the St. Lawrence canals.

Arrivals: prop. Erin, Toledo, 30,200 bush. corn; prop. Canada, Duluth, 7,884 bush. wheat; prop. Celtic, Toledo, 6,025 bush. corn; schr. Maggie, Toledo, 20,400 bush. corn.

Cleared: schr. Lisgar, Toledo, light; prop. Lincoln, Toledo, light; schr. Alice Rogers, Sandusky, light; prop. Tilley and consort, Tanguinon ?, Mich., light; schr. Greenwood, Oswego, light.

The steambarge Tecumseh is on her way from Lake Michigan to Collinsby with a raft of timber.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 23, 1886