The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 28, 1890

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p.1 Incidents of the Day - The strs. Hero and Corsican carried many Chicago excursionists down the river yesterday.

At a meeting of the dry dock celebration committee a resolution of thanks was passed to the following gentlemen for their kindness in loaning bunting to the committee: Messrs. Folger Bros., H.A. Calvin, T.C. Wilson, C.H. Hatch, Oldrieve and Horn, Warden Lavell and other gentlemen.

Advice in Season - ad for trip on str. Kathleen to Montreal, returning to Kingston via Ottawa River and Rideau Canal - details.



The str. Armstrong will be removed to Ogdensburg for repairs.

The tug Thompson and barges will arrive this evening from Toledo with corn.

The schr. Halstead from Chicago to Kingston, passed Port Colborne yesterday afternoon.

The Sylvan Stream will take the place of the Rothesay this season on the St. Lawrence, and is open for engagements.

The schr. Dunn has arrived at Garden Island. She is not much damaged. She was lightened, so that she had not to be hauled off.

The Oswego Times says it is reported that there is a large amount of lumber on the docks at Brockville and Kingston, but that the vessel men do not like the rates and hesitate about making charters.

Arrivals: schr. Flora Carveth, Sandusky, 414 tons coal; schr. Eliza Fisher, Charlotte, 240 tons coal; sloop Fleet, Alexandria Bay, light; schr. Julia, Oswego, 200 tons coal; schr. Picton, Charlotte, 244 tons coal; prop. St. Magnus, Toledo, 20,734 bush corn; prop. Lake Michigan, Toledo, lightened 6,609 bush corn and proceeded to Montreal.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), June 28, 1890