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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 3, 1871


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p.2 Shipping News - At J.H. Henderson & Co's wharf - The tug Wren arrived last night with four barges, containing railroad, pig and scrap iron and lumber. The barge Thrush left last night with 12,200 bushels of wheat. The schooner W.W. Grant will leave tonight from Montreal with 10,000 bushels of wheat.

At Carruthers' wharf - The schooner Jessie Brown arrived on Saturday from South Bay with produce. The schooner Agnes arrived the same day from Oswego with corn meat and hides, and returned for a cargo of sugar. The propeller Georgian touched on Saturday last on her passage up. The steamer Norfolk leaves today for Picton and intermediate ports.

At Swift's wharf - The steamer Osprey, from Hamilton, passed down on Sunday, and the Kingston up the same day. The steamer Passport passed down on the same day. The Corinthian passed up on Saturday, and the Corsican down, and the Abyssinian up and down. The steamer Dromedary arrived here yesterday morning on her passage up. She will be delayed for two days to repair some damage in her machinery. The steamer Athenian passed down yesterday morning.

At the M.T. Company's wharf - The schooner Dane arrived on Saturday from Toledo with 17,278 bushels of corn. The tug Glide arrived on Saturday with five barges, and left the same day with six barges, containing 68,500 bushels of wheat.

Prescott Regatta - June 30th - The yacht race today was a complete success. There were seven yachts started - the Mena, Cape Vincent; Island Maid and Belle, of Kingston; Nemmie and Sleepy Canadian, of Brockville; and the Go-Softly and Fanny Ferguson, of Ogdensburg. The vessels started at 10:15 a.m., and the Island Maid came into the winning barge first at 12:20. Thereupon a protest was entered that the course was not properly defined. The judges decided that the races should be run over agaiin at 2 p.m., and that once round the course would decide the race. At 2 p.m., the same boats entered, excepting the Fanny Ferguson, which had a prior engagement for the afternoon. The race was started in fine style. The course is eight miles in length, turning three buoys. The following is the order in which they came in.:- Mena first, time, 1 hr 32 mins.; Island Maid second, time, 1:36; Belle third, time, 1:40; Sleepy Canadian fourth, time, 1:41.


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Date of Original:
July 3, 1871
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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 3, 1871