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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 12, 1871

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p.2 Shipping News - At J.H. Henderson & Co's wharf - The tug Wren arrived this morning with a tow of barges from Montreal. The Captain of the Wren speaks very highly of her capabilities, having passed several tugs with a reputation for speed.

At the Shipyard - The schooner Marie is overhauling, and the barge Forth is on the ways for repairs.

At Carruthers' wharf - The steamer Alice arrived from Ottawa this morning, and took on board salt and general cargo. She returned this afternoon.

Swift's wharf - The steamer Magnet passed up on Saturday night. The steamer Kingston passed down, and the propeller East and steamer Passport up yesterday.

The Saucy Jack, light, from Port Ontario, arrived on Saturday evening, and is loading lumber for a return cargo.

At Jones & Miller's wharf - The schooner Dane, from Chicago, with 18,354 bush of corn, arrived this morning.

The Maud - The new composite steamer Maud is beginning to present somewhat of a finished appearance, and all who see her admit that she is an extremely pretty craft. The wooden plating of her bottom is half on, and all the iron work of the hull is now finished and painted, and the carpenters are at work on her cabins. Her promenade deck is finished and canvassed ready for the upper works. The whole work will be completed in July.

At the M.T. Company's wharf - The schooner Dundee, from Toledo, with 16,689 bushels of corn, and the schooner Gladstone, from the same port, with 10,815 bushels, arrived yesterday. The tug Glide arrived this morning with five light barges, and departed again with a similar number, containing 70,000 bushels of wheat.

At Gurney & Glidden's - The schooner Medbery (sic - Medbury ?), from Cleveland, with grindstones and general merchandise, arrived on Saturday night, and tug Elswood arrived last night with three barges with iron ore. The schooner Flying Scud left for Oswego yesterday with lumber and railway ties, and the sloop Greyhound left this morning for the same port. The barque John Breden left for Cleveland this afternoon with iron ore. The steam barge Nile left this afternoon with a general cargo for the Rideau.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 12, 1871