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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 4, 1887

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p.5 ad - St. Lawrence River Steamboat Co. & 1,000 Islands Steamboat Co. (only lines giving a full view of 1,000 Islands in both American and Canadian channels), with schedule. June 28th



The prop. Scotia and tow arrived from Byng Inlet with timber.

The schrs. Greenwood, Falconer, and Clara White are loading timber for Oswego. The schr. White Oak, from Charlotte, with coal, consigned to Crawford, is discharging her cargo at Portsmouth.

Clearances: sloop Minnie, Three Mile Bay, 10,142 ft. lumber; schr. Grantham, Cleveland, light; prop. Glengarry and consorts, Charlotte, light; schr. Dauntless, Charlotte, light.

The steamer John Thorn arrived from Clayton on Friday. She has been newly painted, and looks handsome. The improvements made to her machinery here last winter have increased her speed greatly, and it is claimed that she can cover 16 miles per hour easily.

Arrivals: schr. Clara Youell, Manistee, 287,466 feet deals; schr. Mary Lyons, Chicago, 23,391 bush. wheat; schr. Jennie Matthews, Chicago, 24,000 bush. wheat; schr. B.W. Folger, Oswego, 211 tons coal; schr. John Magee, Chicago, 22,000 bush. wheat; schr. Gibraltar, Duluth, 18,068 bush. wheat; prop. Bruno, Duluth, 17,000 bush. wheat; schr. Benson, Duluth, 22,250 bush. wheat; schr. T.R. Merritt, Duluth, 23,500 bush. wheat; schr. Grimsby, Duluth, 23,390 bush. wheat; prop. Clinton, Duluth, 16,000 bush. wheat; schr. American, Chicago, 19,808 bush. corn; schr. Ida Keith, Chicago, 32,552 bush. wheat; schr. Laura, Duluth, 23,750 bush. wheat; schr. Maggie McRae, Duluth, 23,722 bush. wheat.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 4, 1887