The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 7, 1863

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p.2 Bound For the Races - The yacht Gladiator, a fine boat of about fifteen tons burthen, arrived in the harbor yesterday from Ottawa. She is owned by Mr. Charles Westman, of that city, and is on her way to Cobourg to try her sailing capabilities in a contest with several other boats.

The Empress - detained at Hamilton since Tuesday by heavy blow.

Trial Trip - The steamer Banshee left yesterday afternoon for Gananoque to try her engines and machinery and take in wood for her voyage to Toronto and Hamilton. She took a small party of ladies on a pleasure excursion to Gananoque and back. She will leave this evening on her upward trip.

Commercial Wharf - We understand that this property, together with the buildings thereon, has been purchased by Messrs. Chaffey Bros. for the sum of $5,000. We also learn that the same firm is negotiating for the purchase of Scobell's wharf.

p.3 Arrivals - 6; clearances -

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 7, 1863