The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 24, 1889

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West Superior has a grain trimmers' association.

The schr. Singapore is discharging coal at Swift's wharf.

Tett's barges are discharging wood at Breck & Booth's dock.

The barges Manley and Benson, of the Metamora's tow, are on the dry dock at Port Dalhousie.

The steamers Corsican from Toronto and the Spartan from Montreal called at Swift's wharf yesterday.

The following boats passed Port Dalhousie for Kingston and are expected this evening: Strs. Myles, Duluth, wheat; Alma Munro, Chicago, general cargo; schr. Manistee, Toledo, lumber; schr. Undine, Duluth, wheat.

Word was received yesterday afternoon at Garden Island that the steamer Armenia, owned by the Calvin Company, had been run into and sunk by another steamer on Lake St. Clair. The name of the steamer was not known. The Armenia was bound up the lake and was light. She is lying in fourteen feet of water. No particulars of the accident have yet been received.

Deseronto Doings - The str. Deseronto arrived here yesterday from Gananoque, the str. Juniata having taken her place on the Gananoque-Clayton route. She will probably be placed on the route between Napanee and Picton. The str. Ella Ross will have her paddle wheels widened with a view to increasing her speed.

Incidents Of the Day - Mr. Connolly, contractor of the dry-dock, has decided to take stone for building the dock from a quarry on Baxter's farm, four miles from Barriefield.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Sept. 24, 1889