The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 29, 1886

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The steam barge Nile and tow cleared, light, for Ottawa.

The schr. Singapore is discharging coal at Portsmouth. She came from Oswego.

The steam yacht John B. Sabre has been laid up. She will be considerably improved during the winter.

Eilbeck is loading a barge with 13,000 bushels of peas for Montreal. One car, with 500 bushels of barley, has reached his elevator.

A brother of Captain Rusho, master of the schooner Belle Mitchell, reports discovering on the beach a few miles above Erie a hawser box and part of a cabin which he recognized as having belonged to the Mitchell.

The White Oak is loading 13,500 bushels of barley for Oswego; the barge Herbert is taking in 14,000 bush. of peas for Montreal, and the Khartoum is loading 2,000 bushels of peas at Prescott. The grain is being handled by Richardson & Son.

Capt. Rusho, of the schr. Belle Mitchell, said to a vessel agent at Toledo, just before he sailed on his last voyage, "We have been having such such a long spell of fine weather for this time of year that I expect to see something soon to make up for it."

The schr. Jessie H. Breck left Oswego at noon on Wednesday with coal for Kingston. At 9 p.m. a strong wind arose, creating a sea that washed the deck. The hawser box and line was carried off, and George Titus, the mate, was carried over the rail. He held on, however, and was rescued by R. Sims and W. Christmas.

p.5 The Garden Island Display - Anthony Malone made a model of a timber raft; facts about Garden Island timber business. [from Globe Oct. 16th]

A Ground For Complaint - letter to editor replying to Oct. 14th article "Creating Navigable Waters."

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 29, 1886