The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 13, 1871

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p.2 City Council - A communication was read from the Hon. A. Campbell, stating that he had handed to the Minister of Marine and Fisheries the communication respecting illuminating the city clock as a beacon for shipping, and intimated that there was small chance of an appropriati being granted for the purpose.

An answer to the communication of the Council to the department of marine was then read, refusing to grant any appropriation...

Alderman Price then moved, seconded by Alderman Drennan, that the correspondence to and the reply from the department of marine and fisheries be published in the daily papers for the benefit of the public, which was carried...

Alderman Drennan remarked that the clock never had been illuminated for the benefit of the city; it was solely as a beacon for shipping.

Alderman Cunningham stated that no action had been able to be taken respecting the buoys at Point Frederick...

Shipping News - At Carruthers' wharf - The sloop Jessie Brown arrived today from South Bay with a cargo of produce, and returned with a cargo of salt and groceries. The steamer Rochester proceeded on her general route with a miscellaneous cargo.

Swift's wharf - The steamer Magnet passed up last evening, and the Corsican down this morning.

At Gurney & Glidden's - The schooner Shannon is loading lumber for Oswego. The departure of the John Breden was delayed by adverse wind.

Cleared, light - The schooners Phalarope for Detroit, Dane for Toledo, and R.J. Gibbs for Cleveland.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 13, 1871