The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 17, 1887

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The steamer Rothesay has gone into winter quarters at Gananoque.

The prop. Dominion and schr. Augusta, with grain from Duluth, arrived today.

The str. Armenia, with goods for Deseronto, has arrived at Rathbun's dock.

The prop. Bruno and tow cleared for Ashtabula last evening to load coal for Georgian Bay.

The rate on wheat from Duluth to Kingston is 6 cents per bushel and from Chicago 5 cents.

The steamer Maynard has been taken off the Cape-Alexandria Bay route.

The steamer Ella Ross has discontinued her trips to Montreal. Next week she will carry an excursion party to Ottawa from here.

Capt. Bass, who has been on the steamer Ontario this season running between Alexandria Bay and Rochester, has returned to Gananoque, the Ontario having gone into winter quarters.

The tug McArthur arrived from Quebec yesterday, and proceeded to Collinsby. She carried an anchor, secured in Quebec, weighing about eight tons.

The steam barge Water Lily, which sank near Brass' Point, Rideau River, is lying in 15 ft. of water. A steam pump has been working on her for some days, and it is expected she will be raised shortly. She is laden with lumber and owned by Capt. Waters.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 17, 1887