The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 19, 1869

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p.2 Shipping News - James H. Henderson & Co's wharf - The schr Trade Wind, from Chicago, with 10,000 bush wheat, arrived this morning. The sch Emily, from Bay of Quine, reached here today with 1,900 bush do.

Swift's wharf - The steamer Corinthian passed upwards last evening, and the Athenian down. The sch Pearl, from Oswego, arrived with general cargo. The prop Magnet, from Montreal, touched on her way upwards. She had no cargo for this place.

Gurney & Glidden's wharf - The sch Flying Scud 57,000 ft lumber; sch Richardson 130,000 ft do; sch Gazelle 96,000 ft do; sch Mary O'Gorman 105,000 ft do; and sch Sea Bird 115,000 ft do, arrived on Saturday. The steam scow Hemlock, from Brewer's Mills, with 79,000 ft lumber, reached here today, and the sch Annexation, left for Ogdensburg with a full load lumber last evening.

Montreal T. Co's wharf - The sch Caroline Marsh, from Port Hope, with 15,000 bush wheat. The tug Glide, with four barges in tow, left for Montreal last evening, carrying a combined cargo of 53,000 bush wheat.

Glassford, Jones & Co's wharf - The sch D.M. Foster, from Hamilton, with 16,000 bush wheat, and the sch J.W. Langmuir, from Toronto, with 7,000 bush do, arrived on Saturday morning. The barge Stadacona left this morning for Montreal, carrying a cargo of 17,000 bush wheat and 307 bbls flour. The barge Powerful reached here from Montreal, with 300 tons iron ore, and the barque Thermutis is expected to leave here this evening for Cleveland with 300 tons iron ore. The barge Nutility (sic -Utility ?), from Quebec, is now unloading coal at Jas Campbell's wharf, consigned to Gas Company.

The Rideau Canal - The steamer City of Ottawa, which left here on Friday afternoon, proceeded on her way to Ottawa as far as Jones's Falls, where, finding her way obstructed by the break, she transferred her cargo and passengers to the steamer Alice on the other side of the Falls, which left afterwards for Ottawa, and the City of Ottawa returned to this port, reaching here early this morning.

The Repairs To The Canal Locks - It has been ascertained that there are no spare gates on hand for the repair of the canal locks at Jones's Falls. An informant, whose estimate may be relied on, tells us that it will be at least six weeks before new gates can be made and fitted to their places. We hear a good deal of surprise expressed at the want of foresight displayed by the department in not maintaining a supply of spare gates for emergencies like the present. It is a great injury to the interests of navigation to have the naturally short season encroached upon by unnecessary time consumed in making repairs. It is to be hoped, however, that the utmost amends will be made for this neglect by displaying the most active energy in pushing the repairs to a completion.

The Late Accident On Rideau Canal - Michael Kelly, the man who was so severely injured at the accident at Jones's Falls, is now lying in a very low and critical state...

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 19, 1869