The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 30, 1887

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The schr. Gearing is unloading coal at Swift's wharf.

The schr. Philo Bennett is loading lumber for Oswego.

The yacht Garfield will be put into commission at once.

The schr. E.H. Rutherford cleared with 495 tons of iron ore for Cleveland.

The tug Metamora and tow, from Bay City, has arrived with timber.

Capt. Porte, of the steamer Varuna, is in the city having repairs made to his boat.

The prop. California has been chartered at Chicago to bring 22,000 bushels of corn to Montreal.

About 65,000 bush. of corn are now on the way to Kingston. The grain is coming in the schrs. West Side, Neelon, and O. Mitchell.

The schr. Sligo, from Chicago with corn for Kingston, left the canal on the 27th inst.

The barge Emerson, from Lake Superior, has reached Collinsby with a cargo of square timber.

Str. Ella Ross will leave for Montreal tomorrow morning at 4 o'clock. Who will take the first trip on her?

The prop. Scotia and tow, with 71,000 cubic feet of square timber, arrived from Byng Inlet, Georgian Bay.

Dr. Curtis has sold the third class yacht Shadow to Mr. Birely, of Hamilton. The craft has gone west. She is one of the fastest yachts of her class on the lake. At Gananoque she carried off the commodore's cup.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 30, 1887