The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 3, 1869

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p.2 Shipping News - J.H. Henderson & Co's wharf - The schr Rising Star, from Chicago with 17,800 bush wheat, arrived this morning. The Rising Star met with heavy weather when crossing Saginaw Bay on her voyage up, at which time she carried away a portion of her canvas and snapped her fore-boom. The Star of Hope, light, sailed for Oswego this morning.

Davidson & Doran's wharf - The propeller S. Davis, of Belleville, is getting in a new propeller wheel and repairing her boiler at this wharf.

Doran's wharf - The schr Heather Bell is loading cordwood for Oswego.

The Shipyard - The barge Rover is on the ways repairing. She will probably be off tomorrow and her place taken by the schr Peerless. A number of the hands of the yard are engaged upon the elevator Orb, partly sunk at Carruthers' wharf.

Swift's wharf - The steamer St. Helen passed down last night.

The M.T. Company's wharf - The schr Heather Bell arrived last night from Hamilton with 4,000 bush wheat, and the schr Sultan from Port Hope with 5,900 bush. The barge Royal Oak will leave this evening for Montreal with 15,000 bush wheat.

Chaffey Bros. have chartered the schr Tom Martin for Cleveland with iron ore, and the schr Heather Bell with wood for Toronto.

The bark Etowah, with a cargo of oil from Cleveland to Liverpool, arrived in England safely after a voyage of 43 days. The Wirralite, of the same line, is on her way out, and is expected to arrive in a few days.

The following vessels arrived at Garden Island:- Bark Alexander, Two Creeks, timber; bark George Thurston, Bay City, timber. Cleared:- Schr. St. Andrew, Saugeen, light.

Supposed To Be Drowned - sailor off barge Shamrock.

City Council - petition of Kingston Regatta Club praying for a grant of $100. The amount of $50 was granted.

The Case Of Margaret Flanagan, Charged With Stealing On Board the Steamer St. Helen - testimony of cook Mary Lefevre, purser Bela Johnston and engineer Michael Madden.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 3, 1869