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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 3, 1886

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The steamer Rothesay was expected to arrive in port today to have her decks caulked.

The str. Armenia has been placed on the route between South Bay and Kingston.

The owners of the wrecked prop. Quebec have been paid $48,125, the full amount of the risk on the hull.

The Chicago rate on corn to Kingston continues at 4 1/2 cents per bushel; 3 1/2 cents per bushel is offered from Toledo.

The schr. O.M. Bond, which struck a pier in the Welland Canal and sank in twenty feet of water, is insured for $1,000.

The prop. Oconto has been placed on the route from Cleveland to Ogdensburg. She will call once a week each way at Kingston.

The Rathbun Company have purchased more wharf property in Oswego. They have storage room now for 15,000,000 feet of lumber.

Mr. Davis has launched the steam yacht which he built for Mr. Allan, of Brockville. The machinery will be put in at Brockville.

Captain Bailey, of the str. Prince Arthur, one of the most courteous officers known on the river, and his numerous corps of obliging officials, invite Kingstonians to visit the craft tomorrow, at Swift's wharf, and be convinced that she is the best on the line.

A reporter was shown over the palace steamer Prince Arthur, which lies here till Monday morning, when she makes her first trip of the season to Montreal. She has some of the latest improvements for the comfort of passengers, and Steward Hepburn knows how to tickle the palates of his patrons.

Arrivals - schrs. Hanlan, Oswego, 190 tons coal; Speedwell, Toronto, 11,973 bush. wheat; Anne M. Foster, Sodus Point, 175 tons coal; props. Canada, Toledo, 6,636 bush. corn; California, Cleveland, 7,338 bush. corn; tug Col. By and barges, Cape Vincent, light.

Cleared - schrs. Mary Ann Lydon, Fairhaven, light; Philo Bennett, Oswego, light; Grantham, Oswego, light; Mary, Oswego, light; Annie Falconer, Charlotte, light; Great Western, Sodus Point, light; A.L. Andrews, Grindstone Island, light; Oliver Mitchell, Fairhaven, light; sloops Two Brothers, Cape Vincent, 1,400 ties; Lorraine, Cape Vincent, 1,800 ties.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 3, 1886