The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 20, 1886

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The prop. Niagara with deals from Manistee is en route to Kingston.

The steamer Reliance has gone to Oswego with 200,000 ft. of lumber.

The sloop Lorraine is en route to the city from Brockville with 4,700 bush. of peas.

The schr. Philo Bennett is loading 7,000 bush. of barley at Button Bay for Eilbeck.

The tug Chieftain and six barges, laden with iron, have arrived at Gananoque.

The sloop Idle Wild, from Wolfe Island, discharged 1,800 bushels of barley and oats at Eilbeck's elevator.

The schr. Julia, from Gananoque, discharged 3,500 bush. of peas at Richardson & Son's wharf.

Anxiety is felt for the schr. Wawanosh with ore from Weller's Bay, and the Craftsman with ore from Kingston.

A number of union sailors got aboard the schr. Lady Macdonald, at Oswego, and drove ashore the crew of non-union sailors.

The tug Hiram Easton and four barges, laden with 619,000 feet of lumber from Ottawa, are on their way to the city for Swift.

The schr. B.W. Folger is loading barley for Oswego, and the barge Harvest is taking in 15,000 bush. of peas at Richardson's elevator for Montreal.

The prop. Niagara on her way to Montreal with deals, and the props. Shickluna, for Toronto, and Persia, for St. Catharines, called at Swift's wharf last night.

The str. Khartoum arrived here this morning with the schr. Gipsy, wrecked on Mud Island in Canadian waters. The coal from the vessel will be taken to Clayton.

The barley trade has not reached large proportions this year. Vessel men are afraid that there will be little of it to carry this year. The freight rate to Oswego ranges from 2 to 2 1/2 cents per bushel.

Arrivals: schrs. Gulnair, Sault Ste. Marie, 40,000 feet deals; Cora W. Post, Clayton, light; Clara White, Oswego, light.

Cleared: steam barge Reliance, Oswego, 178,122 feet lumber; schr. B.W. Folger, Oswego, 8,000 bushels of barley.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 20, 1886