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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 7, 1869

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p.2 Shipping News - Garden Island - The barks M.L. Breck and Bessie Berwick will leave this evening for above the Welland Canal. Messrs. Calvin & Breck have just commenced the planking of a fine schooner, sister vessel to the Denmark, and which it is intended to call the Sweden.

Carruther & Co's wharf - The sch Gazelle, from Oswego, arrived this morning with 4 bales of hemp, 38 bbls glassware, 100 bbls sugar, 271 boxes herrings, 25 cases sardines, 112 1/2 chests tea, 35 bags coffee and 15 bags pimento. The sloop Greyhound arrived this morning with 700 sacks of corn meal from Oswego. The Jessie Brown, from Milford, with wheat, arrived this morning.

J.H. Henderson & Co's wharf - The consignees of the sch Mary having consented to the transhipment of her cargo here, she discharged last night and commenced shipping scrap iron for Cleveland this morning. The sch. Belle Case from the Bay of Quinte, with wheat, arrived this morning. She will return tonight. The barge Lark, in tow of the steamer City of Hamilton, will leave for Montreal tonight with 17,000 bus peas and wheat.

Swift & Co's wharf - The prop America, down this morning, and the steamer Athenian passed up last night.

The steamer Rochester has gone on to the Marine Railway for repairs.

Gurney & Glidden's wharf - The tug Elswood arrived today with three barges, lumber laden, and one barge with iron ore from the Matthews mine. The tug Swan, with two barges from Cape Vincent, with machinery for a shingle factory and saw mill on Lake Opinicon, arrived today. The sch. Annie Ledford, with machinery, from Three Mile Bay, arrived today.

Township of Wolfe Island - It was moved by Briceland, seconded by Watts, and resolved, that whereas numerous complaints having been received by the council of the insecure state of the machinery of the steamer Gazelle, and the incompetency of the crew on board of said boat, as also the irregularity of trips on the ferry plying between Wolfe Island and the city of Kingston. Be it therefore resolved that the clerk notify Messrs. Hinckley (ferrymen) that unless said ferry in future is conducted by a secure boat and machinery, manned with a competent crew, and the regular trips agreed upon adhered to, legal proceedings will forthwith be taken in the matter.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 7, 1869