The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 14, 1863

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p.2 The Ottawa Canal Scheme - promoted by Montreal Board of Trade.

The Wharf Thieves - picking pockets.

Yacht Race - The silver cup which was presented to the Yacht Club by Messrs. Scott & Eccles was again contested for on Saturday by the Rivet, Breeze and Alexandra. The boats started from the Club moorings, foot of Simcoe street, at seven minutes past eleven o'clock, and directed their course to Port Credit, the Rivet leading out of the harbor, and the Alexandra being second. The wind was almost due north when the yachts started, but before they returned it had shifted several times, and consequently baffled them considerably. The Rivet rounded the Port Credit buoy nine minutes ahead of the Alexandra, but in consequence of the unsteadiness of the wind, and by standing out too much from the shore, she lost the race, the Alexandra coming in some fifteen or twenty seconds before her. The Breeze did not run the whole course, and retired to her moorings a few minutes behind the other yachts. [Toronto Leader]

-In the terrible gale which commenced at Buffalo Saturday night, the schooner Ruby, from Toledo for that port, with 5830 bushels of wheat, was sunk at the mouth of the harbor. Her cargo is a total loss; the vessel will be raised. The schooner Great Western, of Canada, is ashore in Lake Ontario, near Presque Isle.

p.3 Imports - 12.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 14, 1863