The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 21, 1866


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p.2 Barges On The Shoal - Two barges, with cargoes, which were being towed out by a tug about noon today, got aground on the shoal near the tower opposite the market battery, where they remained several hours before they could be tugged off.

-The St. Catherines Daily Journal says that a most disgraceful riot took place at Port Colborne, on Thursday evening, caused of course by whisky, as all such rows usually are. One man named Harry O'Harra, of Kingston, and employed on the barque Gaskin, was cut severely with a sheath knife by a cowardly ruffian whom he had saved from a beating only the day before. The unfortunate man received some 6 or 7 cuts on the legs, arms and abdomen, but it is generally thought that none of them will prove fatal. The culprit was arrested at once, through the pluck of O'Harra in holding on to him until assistance arrived. Some 15 or 20 others were more or less injured about the face and body, and black eyes have become quite fashionable in port.

Imports - 19-21; Exports - 19-21.


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Newspaper
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Date of Original:
May 21, 1866
Local identifier:
KN.24852
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
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 21, 1866