The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 20, 1890

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Excursion next Saturday down the river on the Maud at 2:00. Tickets 25 cents.

Take the str. Hero to camp grounds tomorrow afternoon, 2 p.m. sharp, from Gunn's wharf.

The schr. B.W. Folger cleared this afternoon for Oswego, light, to load coal.

The str. Rosedale was chartered at Chicago to carry rye to Kingston at 3 3/4 cents.

The prop. Alma Munro lightened 9,200 bushels of grain and proceeded to Montreal.

The prop. Armenia and consorts passed Port Dalhousie en route to Garden Island with timber.

All the cross-beams around the str. Armstrong, except the one at the stern have been removed.

The schr. Pandora, ashore at Georgian Bay, has been released and brought to Port Huron for survey.

The large elevator, owned by the M.T. company handled 6,500 bushels of grain in 20 minutes.

The prop. Wilhelm and tow from Chicago discharged 65,000 bushels of corn at the M.T. Company's dock.

Arrivals: prop. Pilgrim, Charlotte, passengers; schr. Julia, Oswego, 206 tons coal; schr. White Oak, Oswego, 356 tons coal.

The str. Averell did not have to be docked as was expected after her grounding on Manitoba (sic) Island. She leaked very little.

Public Works - short description of the effects of the ceremony at dry dock and its importance to the city - details.

Laying A First Stone - report on ceremony and speeches at dry dock - details.

Tendered A Banquet - report of speeches at banquet at Hotel Frontenac after the ceremony - details.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 20, 1890