The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 7, 1889

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The steamer Passport left for Toronto this morning.

The schr. Julia cleared for Charlotte this morning with a load of lath.

The schr. Philo Bennett is loading timber at Swift's wharf for Oswego.

Prop. Alma Munro from Montreal passed this afternoon on her way to Chicago.

The prop. Cuba was expected from Chicago today. She will proceed to Montreal.

The schr. Montana was towed to Grindstone Island last night, where she will load stone.

The schrs. Hartford and Nassau bring wheat to Kingston from Chicago. The rate is 4 cents per bushel.

Owing to an accident to the machinery of the steamer Spartan there was no boat today for Toronto.

The steamer Khartoum has had her deck repaired. Capt. Staley expects to do a good business this year with her.

The steamer Maud returned yesterday from Long Point, where she went to gather up timber. As there was some dispute regarding the stuff, she did not bring any back.

Arrivals: schr. M.A. Downing, Chicago, 19,296 bush. corn; schr. Daniel Alert, Chicago, 23,655 bush. corn; steamer Algerian, Alexandria Bay, passengers and baggage; prop. Reliance, Oswego, light.

Incidents Of The Day - Four tugs were sent from Belleville, Deseronto and Trenton this morning to pick up the logs which broke loose in the bay yesterday afternoon.

p.2 A New Scheme On - Americans want shorter route to ocean, using Lake Simcoe.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 7, 1889