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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 26, 1887

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The schr. A. Foster has arrived from Oswego with coal.

The prop. St. Magnus, from Duluth, is discharging grain.

In a few days the schr. A.M. Foster will be hauled out at Garden Island for repairs.

The tug McArthur towed the schrs. Beal and Matthews, grain laden, to Ogdensburg yesterday.

The schrs. Acacia and Falconer are loading lumber at Toronto. Freight $2.25 per thousand.

The schr. Delaware has been chartered to load lumber at Port Hope for Scott's Bay at $3 per thousand.

The prop. Tilley and tow, from Port Arthur, with grain, are expected to arrive here on Monday. The freight being paid for the transhipment of the grain is 15 cents.

The schr. Delaware went ashore at Picton last night, and is hard aground, light. The crew was saved with difficulty after being exposed all night. The high sea will wreck the vessel. The captain and a sailor named Hunter, who remained on the wreck of the White Star at Leamington for nineteen hours, were finally rescued. Hunter is badly frozen and will die.

The schr. Halstead, coal laden, for Chicago, is ashore off Glencoe, Ill. The Evanston life saving crew, after many unsuccessful attempts succeeded in getting the crew off. The Halsted has a cargo of 950 tons of coal.

The Ottawa authorities have decided to hold an investigation into the fate of the barge Oriental, and the causes of her going to the bottom. It will be held either in Toronto or Kingston, and probably in this city.

The schr. Merrick, grain laden, is ashore at Timber Island. The steamer Chieftain went to her rescue. The schooner was bound for Ogdensburg when she ran ashore. She was not leaking, when the accident was reported.

Personal Mention - Edward Rooney, George Rooney, William McCullough, William Rooney, William Kennedy, George Fenwick, ship carpenters, of this city, engaged at Perth, have returned here, but before doing so gave Mrs. Hamill, the lady they boarded with, a handsome silver cruet.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Nov. 26, 1887