The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 4, 1887

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p.1 Today's Yacht Race - at Oswego; Garfield first, White Wings second.



The schr. Pilot has reached here from Deseronto with lumber.

The schr. Clara White is loading lumber for Oswego at the Grove Inn yard.

The steam barge R. Anglin went out yesterday with 2,000 ties for Cape Vincent.

The schr. Watertown has been chartered in Chicago to bring 22,000 bushels of wheat to Kingston at 6 cents per bushel.

The prop. Scotia and tow cleared for Charlotte to load coal for Toronto. After discharging they will carry coal to Ogdensburg.

The prop. Celtic, with schrs. Grantham and Bessie Barwick, cleared for Sandusky today. The Barwick was short twenty-eight bushels in her grain cargo.

Yesterday an intoxicated sailor fell into the lake near the M.T. company's premises and would have been drowned only for P. Corrigan, boss shoveller on the elevator Cereus, who saved him.

The steambarge Nile and barges Isis and Bedford, with 360,000 feet of lumber, arrived from Ottawa last night. The material in the Bedford is being shipped into the schr. White Oak for Oswego. The steambarge and barge Isis cleared for Deseronto and Bedford, where their cargoes will be discharged.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 4, 1887