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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 20, 1869

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p.2 Shipping News - The M.T. Company's wharf - Arrivals - The schr New Dominion, from Cleveland, with 11,100 bushels of wheat, the schr Northumberland, Chicago, with 15,000 bush wheat, the schr Belle Wallbridge, Toledo, 16,000 bushels wheat, the schr James Platt, Chicago, with 21,800 bush wheat. The schr Azon (sic -Azov ?), from Chicago, unloaded 12,000 bush wheat, and is now loading salt for Chicago.

Glassford & Jones wharf - Arrivals yesterday all wheat laden. The schrs Sweepstakes, 12,400 bush; the Trade Wind, Cleveland, 9,900 bush; the Pandora, Chicago, 17,800 bush; the T.C. Street, Chicago, 20,200 bush; Antelope, Cleveland, 11,300 bush; the Eagle Wing, Toledo, 14,900 bush; the Queen of the Lakes, Toledo, 15,100 bush; the E.S.J. Beemis, Toledo, 14,000 bush; the Hercules, Cleveland, 13,000 bush, and the Valetta from Toledo with 18,000 bush. The barge Waterloo arrived from Montreal on Saturday night with 36 boxes Canada plate. The barges Cato, Stadacona, and Rover, left on Saturday night, with combined cargoes of 44,000 bush wheat. The schrs Orion and Maria Annette, light, sailed for Toledo last night.

Garden Island - The tug Hercules passed down last night, having to tow a raft from Toronto; also the tug Wellington passed down today with a raft in tow from the same port. The steamer Heron, returned this morning from the wreck of the Grecian, and left Garden Island this afternoon with a raft of oak, elm and staves, containing in all twenty drams for Montreal.

J.H. Henderson & Co's wharf - Arrivals - The brig Orkney Lass from Cleveland, 15,000 bush wheat, schrs Ontario, Toledo, 13,700 bush, Union Jack, Toledo, 13,500 bush, New Dominion, Picton, Toledo, 12,300, today and yesterday (sic). The barges Falcon and Tiger from Montreal today with 700 tons pig iron for Chicago. The barges Yarrow and Lion leave tonight with combined cargoes of 26,000 bush for Montreal. The brig Orkney Lass will leave tonight with 200 tons pig iron for Detroit. She discharged her cargo of wheat this morning, which is a quick despatch.

Swift & Co's wharf - The steamer Norseman arrived yesterday morning with 800 packages of fruit for Montreal. The props America, Magnet and Brantford passed up yesterday, and the steamer Osprey up today.

A portion of the machinery of the steamer Athenian is broken, which will probably lay her up for the remainder of the season.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 20, 1869