The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 26, 1889

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The schr. Gulnair, from Chicago, is discharging grain.

The schr. White Oak is here with a cargo of coal, part of which will be discharged, and the balance taken to Brockville.

While coming from Charlotte to Port Hope on Saturday part of the steamer Norseman's machinery became disabled and she did not arrive in Kingston until late last night.

The prop. Alma Munro, from Chicago, after lightening grain here, left for Montreal on Saturday. She had on board a large number of passengers. She ran aground at Ferron's Point, and was released after being lightened.

The schr. Rhoda Emily, after being lightened of a cargo of grain at Portsmouth, cleared for Oswego on Saturday to load coal for Chicago. The steamer Traveller also left the village on Saturday evening with the barges Cherokee and Mona, laden with 40,000 bushels of corn each for Montreal.

The American government is determined that officers on American steamers shall be natives of the United States. On Saturday Mr. Hugo, a Kingston purser on the str. Islander, was detained at Clayton to answer charges to be preferred against him by the customs collector. It is expected that the retirement of the Canadian officers on the str. St. Lawrence will be demanded.

Races On The Water - regatta at Clayton won by Garfield, Gracie second.

Know How To Man A Canoe - American canoeists are clever sailors - at camp they fasten board across gunwales and "hyke" to keep sailing canoe upright.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 26, 1889