The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 28, 1889

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The tug Walker and tow arrived in Duluth yesterday.

Capt. C.L. Hudson, of Clayton, is master of the steamer T.R. Proctor.

Coal freights from Oswego to Chicago, $1.10; Detroit, 50 cents; Toronto, 30 cents.

The tug Charlie Ferris arrived yesterday with three canal boats, light.

The schr. Julia is unloading stone at Portsmouth. She will clear for Oswego, light.

The prop. Glengarry and schr. Gaskin and Glenora passed through the Soo last night.

The prop. Cuba arrived yesterday from Chicago. After unloading her cargo of grain, she proceeded to Montreal.

Capt. James Silversides, of the Canadian steam barge Victor, has been arrested for neglecting customs regulations.

The schrs. Comanche and Oliver Mitchell are at Oswego, light, from Kingston. They will load for Chicago and Marinette.

The following boats called at Swift's since yesterday: Celtic from Hamilton; Algerian from Toronto; Spartan from Montreal.

The vesselmen's strike at Toronto has ended by their acceptance of thirty cents per ton on coal from Lake Ontario ports to Toronto.

The tug association of Oswego is making things lively for a new opposition tug, and are attempting to run it off by a partial system of boycott.

Capt. E. Beaupre, superintendent of the Thousand Island steamboat company, is at Clayton for the season. The captain's efficient management of the company's boats last year is a guarantee that the very best of steamboat service will be had this year.

The schr. Annie Falconer arrived here on Wednesday with a load of petrified stone, the first of that kind of a cargo that has ever been brought to Kingston. Captain Dandy, the master of the schooner, is a hustler. He says the stone was secured on an Ohio prairie and put aboard his vessel at Sandusky. It will be transhipped to Ottawa where it will be used in paper mills.

p.4 Lake Insurance - a London company getting the cream of the business.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 28, 1889