The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 28, 1871

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p.2 Yachting - A spurt round Garden Island took place yesterday between the yachts Mena and John Power to test their respective powers. The latter vessel was the victor by five minutes. Tomorrow a race will take place between the John Power, Mena, Belle and Girl of the Period. The prize is a flag. The Idler, Qui Vive, Arrow and Blue-eyed Maid will also race today to decide the pending dispute.

Regular Line of Steamers For Oswego - The travelling public should bear in mind that for the convenience of persons proceeding to the United States side of the lake, one of the Royal Mail line steamers leaves Swift's wharf, foot of Johnson street, every evening, Sundays excepted, for Oswego and Charlotte, as follows: The steamer Abyssinian leaves every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, and the Athenian every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. This arrangement is a great public convenience.

p.4 Shipping News - At the M.T. Company's wharf the following arrived yesterday and today:- The C.H. Johnson, from Milwaukee, with 2,300 (sic) bushels wheat; the Eliza Quinlan, from Port Hope, with 8,134 bushels wheat; and W.F. Allen, from Chicago, with 14,400 bushels corn; the propeller City of Montreal, lightened 3,431 bushels of wheat this morning. The tug Glide left this morning with five barges containing 53,400 bushels wheat.

At Carruthers' wharf the Greyhound arrived this morning from Oswego, light. The propeller Brantford took on groceries yesterday for Wellington Square. The Rochester left as usual.

At Swift's wharf the steamer Corsican passed up last night, and the Spartan this morning. The propeller Shickluna passed westward last night, and the propeller St. Lawrence this afternoon. The Abyssinian left last night for Oswego.

At Gurney & Glidden's wharf the tug Elswood arrived with the barges laden with iron ore, and one with cordwood. The tug Frances arrived yesterday with four barges laden with cedar shingle bolts for Oswego. The schooner Laurel and Mail are loading shingle bolts for Oswego.

At the ship yard the barge belonging to J.H. Henderson & Co. will be launched tomorrow. The steamer Whitehall, lately sunk in the Rideau canal, and the barge Resolution, sunk in the Morrisburgh canal, arrived at the dock for repairs. The schooners Greenwood and Trade Wind is repairing afloat. The propeller Magnet, which sunk some time since in the Lachine canal, has arrived at the wharf to be dismantled.

The Pierrepont has sunk at the wharf of Davidson & Doran.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 28, 1871