The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 24, 1871

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p.2 Shipping News - At the M.T Company's wharf the Frank D. Barker arrived yesterday from Chicago with 17,400 bushels wheat. The tug Glide arrived from Montreal with four barges, containing 66 tons of pig iron. The Glide will leave this evening with the following barges and cargo:- The Fortitude, 12,323 bushels corn; the Kinghorn, 18,950 bushels wheat; the Corn Crib, with 3,840 bushels corn and 15,460 bushels wheat; and the McArthur, 15,400 bushels wheat. The bark Arabia is loading 200 tons of bulk salt for Chicago. The Dundee is loading 392 tons of pig iron ($1, gold) for Chicago.

At Carruthers' wharf the schooner Valentine is loading bulk and bag salt for Milwaukee and Cleveland.

At Gurney & Glidden's wharf the steambarge Waterlily and barge arrived yesterday from the Rideau with lumber, and left with her cargo and tow for Cape Vincent this morning. The barge Ontario arrived yesterday from the Rideau with a cargo of lath.

At Swift's wharf the steamers Passport, Athenian and St. Lawrence passed up on Saturday evening, and the Corinthian and Osprey up yesterday. The Athenian and Champion passed down yesterday.

Sunk - The barge Resolution, bound from Montreal to Chicago with salt, sunk in the Williamsburgh Canal on Saturday last.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 24, 1871