The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 1, 1889

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The str. Princess Louise arrived this morning from Gananoque.

The sailing yacht Madge, of Rochester, was to have been launched today.

The schr. Julia B. Merrill has been purchased for $6,500, and the schr. J.F. Card for $5,000.

The Acacia is loading 10,000 bushels of barley at Toronto for Oswego. Rate, 1 1/2 cents per bushel.

The steambarge Flower is now running to Clayton in connection with the Rome, Watertown & Ogdensburg road.

Arrivals at Portsmouth: Schrs. J. Magee, Detroit, 21,800 bushels corn; schr. G.W. Davis, Detroit, 21,000 bushels corn; schr. Dowd, Milwaukee, 22,600 bushels of wheat.

Jesse Josephs, assaulted by members of the Sailors' union, Oswego, on Friday and left for dead, is at the city hospital, as well as it is possible for a man in his bruised and lacerated condition to be. Several sailors have been arrested as accessories to the crime.

On leaving Portsmouth last evening with eight barges, laden with corn for Montreal, the tow lines of the Hiram Calvin parted and five of the boats went ashore near the penitentiary wharf. After safely mooring the three which held fast, the tug returned and got the others underway and proceeded down the river. The tow contained about 95,000 bushels of grain.

A Demented Sailor - jumps from barge England at Ogdensburg.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 1, 1889