The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 13, 1886

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p.8 A Case of Wages - John Malone, a sailor, charged Capt. McClelland, of the schr. Pride of America, at the police court this morning, with having refused to pay him $34.75 wages due him. McClelland was summoned, but did not appear. The magistrate issued an order for the amount due Malone.


The schr. A. Falconer, from Cobourg, is discharging barley at Oswego.

The schr. O. Mowat has been chartered to carry barley from Napanee for Oswego.

The weather during the night was very disagreeable and fears are expressed for vessels upon the lakes. So far no disasters have been reported here.

The steam barge Nile, with her consorts, the Isis and Bedford, have finished their season's work on the Rideau Canal. They have not met with an accident this year. The captain thinks the Dominion government should deepen and improve the Rideau Canal without delay.

Arrivals - prop. Nipigon, Ashland, 13,150 bush. corn; schr. Pride of America, Ashland, 20,500 bush. corn.

Cleared - schr. H. Dudley, Oswego, 15,955 bush. barley.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 13, 1886