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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 22, 1869


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p.2 Shipping News - Swift & Co's wharf - The prop St. Lawrence passed up this morning. The steamer Corinthian arrived from Oswego on her way down this morning. She was an hour and a half late, and reported very rough weather on the lake last night. The steamer Bay of Quinte passed down this morning with a large picnic party of the Good Templars of Bath, en route to the Thousand Isles. The steambarge R. Anglin, with 100 cords of hard wood, from the Rideau, arrived this morning. The barge Clyde, with coal from Gananoque for the Penitentiary, arrived this morning.

Garden Island - The schs Denmark and Annie Craig, and the bark Cavalier, sailed for Bay City this morning.

Gurney & Glidden's wharf - The steam-barge Hemlock arrived today with 70 cords hard wood from Pierce Bay. The tug Elinor (sic - Eleanor ?) left this morning with a raft of timber for the repairs of the locks at Jones's Falls.

James H. Henderson & Co's wharf - The sch Pioneer, from Oshawa, arrived this morning with 6,000 bush wheat. She started to return at noon today.

The steamer Pierrepont left for Mill Point this morning with a picnic party composed of the St. James Church Sunday School scholars.

Shipyard - The barge T.C. Lee went on the ways this morning to repair.

On Saturday evening last the bark John Breden, recently ashore near Port Washington, went into dry dock at Chicago, and her owners here have received advices from one of the firm at that place, that her repairs will be completed, and that she will leave for Kingston this week.

The sch. Lafayette Cook passed the Welland Canal down, yesterday.

The sch Tonawanda, light, bound to Manistee on Saturday morning from Chicago, when a short distance off the Lake View House, was capsized by a squall. The tug Messenger went to her assistance, succeeded in righting her, and towed her into Chicago. She sustained very little, if any, damage.

The tug Grant arrived at Detroit on Sunday with the bark John Miner, which was reported as aground. It seems that in a heavy blow she lost her canvas and became unmanageable, but succeeded in reaching Old Mackinac, where the tug took her.

The steamer J.B. Smith cleared on Sunday from Detroit for Point au Pelee to visit the wreck of the Forest Queen. The experienced diver, Mr. Quinn, was aboard, and will make a survey and determine whether it is better to raise her or strip her where she lies.

Montreal T. Co's wharf - The sch A. Allan, with 10,000 bush wheat from Toledo, arrived this morning.

Police Court - The crew of the prop. Avon summoned the captain and part owner of the vessel for their wages. Mr. Thompson, agent for the owners, appeared for the captain, and admitted the indebtedness, but denied that person's ability to pay. The captain having failed to make certain payments the vessel reverts to the former owners, Messrs. Gold & Co., Montreal, to whom the captain had gone to make arrangements. Mr. F. Draper appeared for the crew.

- ad - Ho! For Jone's Falls - A Day of Pleasure and Recreation - on the commodious upper-cabin steamer City of Ottawa, Captain Burrowes, on 28th.


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Date of Original:
July 22, 1869
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KN.25667
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English
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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 22, 1869