British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 24, 1888
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Arrivals: schrs. Clara White, Oswego, light; Philo Bennett, Oswego, 163 tons coal; Emerald, Ogdensburg, light; Laura D., Cape Vincent, light.
Mr. Conway, who is in charge of the work of repairing the Cornwall canal, announces that the water will be let in on the 27th if all goes well. The forwarding companies report that the injury to business has not been so great as was feared. The railway rate from Prescott on grain, is 3 cents per bushel, which, with other charges, would bring the expenses of transfer up to about 5 cents, as against 2 1/2 cents by water. Only grain necessary to fill contracts has been brought by rail.
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- Oct. 24, 1888
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- Rick Neilson
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes