The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 3, 1856


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p.2 A Diabolical Act - The Intelligencer says - Previous to the steamer City of the Bay, leaving the wharf at Kingston, on the 28th instant, some wretch effected an entrance to the steamer's engine, and took the valves from the force pumps (which feed the boiler) away, thus rendering the boat liable to be blown to atoms at any moment, and every soul sacrificed. It is difficult to believe that such fiends exist, who would thus wantonly attempt to destroy the lives of their fellow-men, and render useless an immense amount of property, for apparently, nothing less than revenge. Mr. Henry Corby, on the part of the owners of the boat, have offered a reward of 250 pounds, for the discovery of the parties implicated in this most atrocious act. We trust they must be brought to justice.

Imports - May 2nd - Steamer Cataract, Ogdensburgh - 2 horses, 3 waggons, 1 set furniture, G. Deremo.

Schooner Alice, Oswego - 171 barrels waterlime, J. Doyle & Co.; 100 bxs starch, H. Fraser; 100 bbls, 500 bgs salt, J. Carruthers & Co.

Schooner Enterprize, Clayton - 13 cords firewood, J. Mackenzie.

Sloop Eagle, Cape Vincent - 32 sacks flour, 13 sacks corn meal, J.A. Duvilla.

Steamer Ontario, Charlotte - 35 bbls dried apples, J. Sebring; 1 bx seeds, Robert Oakley; 1 democrat waggon, J.P. Millener; 56 bdls trees, J. Douty; 94 brls apples, J. Westfall; 7 blds trees, A.C. Wheeler; 1 trce dried apples, 8 blrs do., G.W. King.


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Date of Original:
May 3, 1856
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KN.19968
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English
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Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 3, 1856