The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 7, 1878

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p.1 Shooting the Rapids In a Rowboat - artist for Frank Leslie's weekly and another white man shoot rapids in Indian boat 30 feet long with pointed bow; "under the guidance of Big John, the famous Indian guide and lacrosse field captain, assisted by two Indians named John Baptiste and John Slater."

p.3 Marine Notes

Called at Swift's - The strs. Corinthian from Hamilton; Armenia from Toronto; and the Spartan and Persia from Montreal.

Port Colborne, Oct. 5th - Up - schr. D.M. Foster, Picton, Erie, barley.

Down - prop. Asia, Milwaukee, Montreal, wheat.

Arrived in Harbour - schr. Rockaway.

Port Colborne, Oct. 7th - Up - W.C. Upper, Toronto, blank, light.

Down - schrs. Mediterranean, Toledo, Oswego, corn and wheat; O.M. Boyd (sic - Bond ?), Chicago, Kingston, corn; Nellie Wilder, Chicago, Kingston, corn; Jas. Wade, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; Smith & Post, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; B. Mitchell, Milwaukee, Kingston, corn; Hartford, Chicago, Oswego, corn; J.R. Noyes, Chicago, Oswego, wheat; Augusta, Toledo, Kingston, timber; Knight Templar, Chicago, Kingston, corn; Wawanash, Black River, Brockville, corn (sic); Arabia, Chicago, Kingston, corn; Fellowcraft, Ashtabula, Kingston, coal; Cataract, Pt. Stanley, Kingston, wheat; Blazing Star, Toledo, Oswego, corn; Florida, Toledo, Kingston, wheat; Wacousta, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Starling, Black River, Toronto, coal; barge Fortune, Detroit, Montreal, wheat; props. Zealand, Detroit, Montreal, wheat; St. Albans, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo.

At Elevator - schrs. Emerald, Chicago, Port Colborne, corn; W. Jones, Chicago, Port Colborne, oats; Craftsman, Chicago, Port Colborne, corn.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 7, 1878