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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 14, 1890

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The tug Active left last night for Montreal.

The tug Bronson arrived last night from Prescott.

A large number of vessels are waiting at Charlotte to load coal.

The sloop Laura D. arrived from Cape Vincent, light, this morning.

The schr. Queen of the Lakes is loading coal at Charlotte for Toronto.

Today there was hardly a vessel in the harbour. They have all cleared.

The yacht Magic passed up yesterday from the Thousand Islands.

The str. Algerian, along with the str. Hero, ran all the rapids of the St. Lawrence River.

The str. St. Lawrence brought a large number of excursionists from Thousand Islands.

Sandford Donnelly, engineer on the steam yacht Wherenow, had his finger badly squeezed last week. He keeps it wrapped in cotton while it heals.

The schr. Jessie Drummond will be delivered over to her new owners as soon as she has discharged her cargo of coal at Toronto. Smith and Edmunds have disposed of her to Rooney Bros. of Cobourg, the consideration being the smaller schooner Eliza Fisher and $2000 in cash.

The First Bay Boat - Frontenac recalled by purser A.O. Petrie, an old resident of Belleville.

p.4 a short article on rafting pins, construction and use.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Aug. 14, 1890