The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 5, 1868

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p.2 Arrived In Leaky Condition - The schooner Ariadne, which went ashore off Newcastle last week, laden with barley, was towed in here on Sunday afternoon, and is now discharging her grain into the cars for Toronto, at the Market Battery wharf. Messrs. Calvin & Breck's steam pump is at work on board keeping down the water, while numerous hands are engaged getting out the grain as fast as possible.

-Nothing has yet been heard of the schooner Persian, bound from Chicago to Oswego with wheat, which collided with the schooner E.B. Allen some fifteen days ago on Lake Huron.

New Lighthouses - The last number of the Green Bay Advocate contains some facts in relation to the lighthouses built this season at Chamber's Island and Eagle Bluffs, on Green Bay. The former, to guide vessels through the west channel, is located on the northwest side of the island, and south part of the harbour. The tower, octagonal in form, is connected to the residence for the keeper, both being made of the same materials - brick, stone and iron. The light, a revolving one, will be placed in position about the middle of next month. Two buoys, each made of boiler iron, are anchored near by - the black one on what is known as Frying Pan Shoal and the red one on the Whale's Back. The sum of $14,000 had been appropriated for this work. The Eagle Bluffs, at the south part of the entrance into Eagle Harbour, to guide vessels through the east channel, is not as near completion by two weeks. Its lights are what is termed "fixed." Cost of this, near $10,000.

Arrivals - Oct. 5th - Barque Bessie Barwick, Hamilton, 43 pcs. timber, 41,000 staves.

Sloop Monitor, Gananoque, 15,000 bush barley.

Barge Quebec, Montreal, 300 tons pig iron.

do. Energy, do., 150 tons salt.

Str. Ottawa, Hamilton, gen cargo.

Prop Magnet, Hamilton, merchandize.

do. Colonist, do., do.

do. America, Montreal, do.

Str. City of Ottawa, Ottawa, pass and baggage.

do. Pierrepont, Gananoque, do.

do. Spartan, Hamilton, pass and freight.

do. Rochester, Belleville, do.

do. Grecian, Montreal, do.

do. Passport, Hamilton, do.

do. St. Helen, Montreal, do.

do. Bay of Quinte, Belleville, do.

do. Corinthian, Hamilton, do.

do. Kingston, Montreal, do.

do. City of Ottawa, Ottawa, pass and baggage.

do. Ottawa, Hamilton, gen. cargo.

Prop Colonist, Montreal, merchandize.

do. Georgian, do., do.

do. America, St. Catherines, do.

Oct. 3rd - Schr. Wave Crest, Oswego, no cargo.

Str. Rochester, Oswego, pass and freight.

do. Athenian, Clayton, do.

do. Magnet, Montreal, freight.

Prop Georgian, Toledo, 2,333 bush corn.

Oct. 4th - Str. Pierrepont, Cape Vincent, pass and baggage.

do. Kingston, Hamilton, pass and freight.

do. Watertown, Cape Vincent, pass and freight.

do. Corinthian, Montreal, pass and freight.

Oct. 5th - Schr. Pandora, Chicago, 17,054 bush wheat.

do. Tecumseh, do., 12,161 do.

do. Gazelle, Oswego, 100 tons coal.

do. Centurion, Cobourg, 4,000 bush barley.

do. Araidne, Port Granby, 1,500 bush barley.

do. Octavia, Colborne, 5,187 bush wheat.

do. Persia, Hamilton, 130 pieces timber.

Str. Magnet, Montreal, pass and freight.

Barge Elk, Montreal, 359 tons salt.

do. Energy, do., 1,486 sacks salt, 2 casks, 1 case.

do. Crosby, Cape Vincent, light.

do. Portland, do., do.

Schr. Watertown, do., pass and freight.

Departures - Str. Grecian, Hamilton, pass and freight.

do. Passport, Montreal, do.

do. St. Helen, Trenton, do.

do. Bruce, Cressy, do.

do. Bay of Quinte, Belleville, do.

do. Magnet, Hamilton, do.

Barge Waterloo, Montreal, 11,000 bush wheat.

do. Stadacona, do., 18,902 do.

do. Oak Leaf, do., 3,519 bush wheat, 1,786 bbls flour, 300 bbls pork, 25 tierces lard.

(from microfilm at Kingston Public Library)

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 5, 1868