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

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A raft leaves Garden Island tonight for Quebec.

The steamer Hero will run cheap excursions to Kingston next week. On Wednesday and Thursday she will not leave here until 6 o'clock.

The steamer Armenia is carrying large quantities of apples and fruits from South Bay to Kingston. The steamer will carry passengers to the Kingston fair at greatly reduced rates.

Great activity prevails in the Deseronto shipyard. The tug D. Bowen, yacht White Wings, steamers Reliance and Puritan, with schooners Bullock and Ida Walker, have all been undergoing repairs.

Arrivals: steambarge Tecumseh, Toledo, 37,700 bush. corn; barge M.C. Cameron, Toledo, 20,500 bush. corn; schr. Philo Bennett, Oswego, 170 tons coal.

Cleared: sloop Two Brothers, Cape Vincent, 1,600 ties; schr. White Oak, Oswego, 135,707 bush. lumber; str. Maud, Cape Vincent, 420 lambs; schr. C.W. Post, Clayton, 99,000 shingles.

Rideau Lakes Region - description; improvements to navigation. (2 columns)

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 25, 1886