The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 5, 1888

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The Dominion government will put down fourteen new spars in the harbor.

The steamer Princess Louise will begin her trips to Wells Island next week.

The yacht White Wings, built by Cuthbert, won the yacht race at Buffalo yesterday.

The prop. Rosedale brings a cargo of grain to Kingston at a quarter of a cent below the market rate.

About 2,000 bushels of damaged grain have been found in the schr. Oliver Mitchell. She came from Chicago, reaching here in a leaky condition.

Arrivals: steamer Alma Monro and Corinthian, Montreal; Passport, Toronto.

Yesterday the steamers Hero and Quinte had a lively race to Cape Vincent. The Hero was from Belleville, the Quinte from Napanee. The Quinte left Glenora thirty-five minutes ahead of the Hero, and though the Hero made three more stops than the Quinte before the foot of Amherst Island was reached the Quinte only reached Cape Vincent 4 1/2 minutes ahead of the Hero. Passengers say that if the steamers had started together and made the same number of stops, the Hero would have beaten the Quinte by over 40 minutes.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 5, 1888