The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 5, 1871

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p.2 Shipping News - At J.H. Henderson's wharf - The schooner Saxon, from Milwaukee, arrived yesterday with 15,200 bushels of wheat. The schooner Skylark arrived at the same time from Chicago with 20,905 bushels of corn. The barge Falcon will leave tonight with 19,000 bushels of wheat. The propeller East was delayed until this morning, when she departed for Montreal.

At Swift's wharf - The propeller Brantford passed up yesterday morning and the steamer Kingston down. The steamer Passport passed up yesterday morning with 250 Norwegian immigrants for the west. They were a hardy looking lot and not more than usually dirty. The steamer Osprey passed down this morning. The schooner Gibb arrived this morning with 2,531 grindstones, 10 blocks of freestone and 200 racks of wooden bowls.

At Gurney and Glidden's - The steam barge Kitty Friel and barge arrived from the Rideau with 168 tons of phosphate of lime, and 58 cords of hardwood. The Irene arrived yesterday, light, from Oswego, and will load lumber for that port. The steambarge Waterlilly and barge left for the Rideau on Saturday evening.

At the M.T. Company's wharf - The following have arrived since our last report:- The schooner Breden, from Milwaukee, with 21,000 bushels of wheat; the schooner Lucy J. Clarke, from Chicago, with 19,897 bushels of wheat; the schooner Ontario, from Chicago, with 13,500 bushels of corn; the schooner Phalarope with 16,005 bushels of wheat from Milwaukee. The tug Glide arrived from Montreal with three barges, containing 100 tons of pig iron, and will leave this evening with five barges containing 70,500 bushels of wheat.

Cleared - Today the schooner Flying Mist, light, for Chicago; the schooner Galatin, with 100 tons pig iron, for Chicago.

Effect Of The Treaty of Washington On the Lake Carrying Trade - not yet law.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 5, 1871