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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 2, 1869

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p.2 Shipping News - Glassford, Jones & Co's wharf - The sch Anandale arrived this morning from Chicago. The barge America will leave for Montreal tonight with 13,000 bush wheat.

J.H. Henderson & Co's wharf - The sch Star of Hope arrived this morning from Milwaukee with 15,200 bush wheat.

Swift & Co's wharf - The props America, Georgian and St. Lawrence, and steamer Huron passed down yesterday, and the steamer St. Helen passed up the same day. The props Colonist and Magnet passed up this morning.

The month just expired has been noted for a succession of brisk gales upon the lakes, and a steady prevalence of southwesterly wind almost unprecedented.

The sloop Greyhound with lumber from Brockville to Oswego, towed in, remains here weather bound.

The sch Lafayette Cook has hauled out at the Portsmouth shipyard for repairs.

Today Captain Howard, Superintendent of the Inland Navigation Company, inspected the property at Portsmouth, known as the Berry property, purchased by the Company for the purpose of building a suitable dock for the vessels of the company to winter in. It is expected to be ready for use for the approaching winter.

The sch Annandale encountered heavy weather and her mainsail was split in a sudden squall. In entering Port Colborne she damaged her centreboard.

The bark Cambria and sch White Oak did not sail as anticipated. They left today.

Garden Island - The sch St. Andrew, from Saugeen, with timber, and the sch Eliza White, from Port Stanley, with staves, arrived today. The bark Gibralter, for Toledo, light, cleared today.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 2, 1869