The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 14, 1869


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p.2 Police Court - A number of French Canadian bargemen were summoned to appear before the court this afternoon on complaint of Mr. Stewart, for refusing to work in port on other barges belonging to the same firm (J.H. Henderson & Co.) than those on which they were regularly employed. The difficulty was settled almost as soon as the case was stated to the magistrate, the men expressing their willingness to go to work, and Mr. Stewart accepting their promises and declining to proceed further. The men seemed to have a wholesome horror of the police court.

Shipping News - J.H. Henderson & Co's wharf - The barge Robin arrived here today from Montreal with 200 tons pig iron for Chicago, and the schr Undine leaves this evening for Cleveland with a cargo of scrap iron.

Swift & Co's wharf - The steamer St. Helen passed down last night en route for Montreal, light, and the steamer Athenian passed up for Oswego. The Royal Mail LIne steamer Kingston touched on her regular trip downwards this morning.

Garden Island - Arrivals since yesterday noon - Schr M.L. Breck, Port Rowan, timber. Cleared - Bark Canada, Chicago, light.

Kingston Regatta - The Hamilton Times says the yacht Restless, owned by the Messrs. Webster, of Hamilton, has left for Kingston to take part in the regatta on Wednesday.


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Date of Original:
Sept. 14, 1869
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KN.25705
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English
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 14, 1869