The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 15, 1871

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p.2 Shipping News - At the M.T. Company's wharf the Charger arrived from Milwaukee with 16,500 bushels wheat, the Monarch, from Chicago, with 19,500 bushels corn, and the Gallatin, from Chicago, with 22,028 bushels corn. The following left for Montreal in tow of the tug Glide: The Kinghorn with 20,446 bushels of corn, the Utility with 12,000 bushels of wheat, the Harvest with 16,300 bushels wheat, the Convoy with 9,000 bushels wheat, the Energy with 13,300 bushels corn, and the Royal Oak with 15,000 bushels corn.

At J.H. Henderson & Co's wharf the brigantine Saxon arrived from Milwaukee with 15,200 bushels wheat. The barque Mary Jane and schooner Benjamin Folger are loading 750 tons steel rails for the Great Western Railway, Hamilton. The tug Wren arrived from Montreal with four barges, laden with steel railway rails, pig iron and iron ore, about 1,200 tons in all. These steel rails are the first of a shipment of 10,000 tons for the G.W. Railway.

At the shipyard the Pandora has been hauled out for repairs.

At Carruthers' wharf the Rover, from Quebec, is unloading salt.

At Swift's wharf the Picton passed up, the St. Helen down, and Athenian up yesterday; the Abyssinian and Spartan down, and Passport up and the Picton down today.

The City of Ottawa made her usual trip today.

At Gurney & Glidden's wharf the schooner Flying Dutchman left for Oswego today with basswood lumber.Freights - The schooner Annie Falconer has gone to Toledo to load grain for Kingston at 8 cents. The barque Mary Jane steel railway rails to Hamilton at $1 gold, free in and out.

Regatta - There will be another trial on Thursday next between the yachts Power, Mena and Truant.

Launch - Mr. Gildersleeve's new boat, the Maud, will be launched at four o'clock tomorrow afternoon.

Pic-Nics - Today the Watertown took a number of the members of the order of Black Knights to participate in the enjoyments of a pic-nic at Hitchcock's Grove, Wolfe Island; and the same vessel brought over to Cold Spring, Wolfe Island, a pic-nic party 300 strong, composed of the Sunday School children and members of the Universalist Church in Watertown.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 15, 1871