The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 26, 1888

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p.5 Canadian Canal Tolls - The Charge of Discrimination Denied - by Ottawa.



The schr. B.W. Folger is loading lumber for Oswego.

The sloop Lorraine is loading ties for Cape Vincent.

The prop. Acadia from Chicago will arrive tomorrow.

The schr. Ocean Wave is being loaded with lumber for Oswego.

The schr. Clara White, from Oswego, is discharging coal at Wolfe Island.

Arrivals: schr. Samana, Sandusky, 534 tons of coal; schr. Singapore, Oswego, 370 tons of coal; schr. Fabiola, Charlotte, 251 tons of coal.

The prop. Alma Munro should have arrived last night, but owing to an accident she will not reach here until night. She ran aground on Coteau Lake.

J.A.E. Irvine, Carleton Place, is hot afoot after a new, side wheel passenger steamer which he means to place on the Mississippi next year. He is at present in Kingston trying to effect a contract with some shipbuilder.

The water in the Cornwall canal has fallen considerably below the statutory nine feet. Yesterday the captain of the Montreal transportation company's tug Bronson with seven barges found the water so much below the nine feet as seriously to detain him and all other like craft in the canal.

It Is Kennedy's Son - at Chicago Edward Kennedy, 30, sailor on Rhoda Emily, and Capt. Bryan, commander of the schooner, got into an altercation with John Mangan, a deckhand; Mangan stabbed Kennedy; Kennedy's parents live at Kingston. [Chicago Inter-Ocean]

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), July 26, 1888