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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 11, 1890

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The schr. Acacia from Charlotte is discharging coal.

The schr. Hanlan is discharging coal at Breck and Booth's dock.

The schr. Dudley has been chartered to load ties for Charlotte.

The str. Nellie Cuthbert arrived last evening from Belleville with a raft.

Richardson and Son are loading the schr. F.L. Wells with barley for Big Sodus.

The schr. Grantham was expected today with a cargo of timber from the west for Garden Island.

The sloops Moravia, Empress and Hattie Ann are loading ties at the Grove Inn dock for Deseronto.

The sloop Vanilla from Wolfe Island discharged 1,000 bushels of grain at Richardson and Son's dock today.

The steamyacht Adonis, built during the winter for a Montreal gentleman by W. Robinson was to have been launched today.

The prop. Scotia and tow will clear for Algoma Mills to load timber for Garden Island. She will make three trips between these places.

The str. Algerian drifted on a pier at the Cornwall canal during a gale and broke 2 buckets on one of her wheels. She could not reach the city on Sunday and lost her time. After being repaired she arrived yesterday and cleared for Montreal today.

The schr. Hoboken, Capt. John Graham, performed the unprecedented feat of sailing down the river without towing from Lake Ontario reaching Ogdensburg Sunday afternoon when she sailed into Oswegatchie bay laden with 21,182 bushels of wheat. She was four days from Detroit. No schooner of her size has before come down the river without tugging.

A sensation was created at the ferry wharf today when the band of "A" battery refused to go on board the str. St. Lawrence because the American flag was flying at her stern. She had been engaged to carry the delegates of the high court of the Canadian order of Foresters.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 11, 1890