The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 29, 1871

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p.2 Shipping News - At J.H. Henderson & Co's wharf - The schooner W.F. Allen, jr., arrived last night from Chicago with 14,525 bushels of corn. The schooner W.W. Grant, from Port Elgin, also arrived last night with 10,000 bushels of wheat, and the schooner Snowdrop, from Normandale, with 2,200 bushels of wheat, arrived this morning. Four barges by tug line arrived from Montreal last night. Two barges will leave by tug line this evening with united cargoes of 28,000 bushels of wheat and corn.

At J. Carruthers & Co's wharf - The schr. B. Eveleigh, from Toledo, arrived yesterday with 9,380 bushels of corn.

At Swift & Co's wharf - The steamers Corsican and St. Helen, and propellers Mary Ward and Dominion, passed up last night, and steamers Indian and Passport down this morning.

At Gurney & Glidden's wharf - The steam barge Nile, having on board 10,070 tamarack railway ties, and towing two barges, having board 1,900 tamarack railway ties and 119,237 feet of pine lumber, arrived from the Rideau Canal last night. The ties are for Cape Vincent. The tug Francis, with four barges, arrived at the same time from the Rideau Canal with 448 cords of shingle bolts.

Lost Overboard - On Friday morning one of the crew of the schooner Paragon, from Windsor to Clayton with staves, fell overboard while shaking out the reefs in the mainsail, and was almost instantly drowned. The vessel was between the Ducks and Long Point at the time of the accident. We were unable to learn the man's name.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 29, 1871