The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 29, 1890

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The prop. Glengarry arrived this morning with 22,200 bushels of corn.

The Glengarry and tow will leave tonight for Port Arthur with steel rails.

The tug Jessie Hall and 2 barges cleared last evening for Ogdensburg.

The schr. S.H. Dunn arrived at Collinsby this morning with timber from Toledo.

The schrs. Gaskin and Glenora cleared this morning for Port Arthur with r.r. iron.

The tug Walker and consorts passed Port Dalhousie yesterday on their way to Port Arthur with railway iron.

Capt. T. Donnelly offered Breck and Booth $1,000 for the remains of the Jessie Breck. The offer was declined.

Messrs. Silcox, Phippen, and Quinlan have received the contract from the gov't for rip-rapping the Murray Canal.

The tug Thompson arrived from down the river last night with 5 barges, light. She will leave this evening with 2 barges for Toledo.

The schrs. Eliza Fisher, Charlotte with 226 tons of coal and the sloop Augusta Smith, Alexandria Bay, light, arrived yesterday.

Three hundred tons of ice on the schr. Reuben Dowd were sold at Detroit to satisfy a claim by the U.S. marshal. The load sold for $405.

The prop. F.H. Prince, of the central Vermont line, was discovered to be leaking on Lake Erie on Sunday and last night she took on a steam pump to use in case of necessity.

At Chicago 3 1/4 cents freight was offered on corn to Kingston. The str. Rosedale was chartered. The steamers Hecla and W.J. Averell were engaged to take corn and oats to Ogdensburg.

The following boats passed Port Colborne yesterday en route to this port: schr. Oliver Mowat, Sandusky, coal; str. Metamora and barges, Owen Channel, timber; props Rosedale, Chicago, corn; Alma Munro, Chicago, general cargo.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 29, 1890