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

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p.2 Shipping News - At J.H. Henderson & Co's wharf the schooner Gladstone arrived on Saturday night from Port Dalhousie with 10,100 bushels wheat. The schooner Sibylla arrived at the same time from Port Dalhousie with 4,400 bushels wheat. The barque Arctic arrived from Toledo this morning with 15,300 bushels corn. The tug Victory left on Saturday night for Montreal with five barges, containing 60,000 bushels wheat.

At the shipyard the schooner Shannon went on the ways today for general repairs.

At Carruthers' wharf the propeller Indian landed 500 barrels salt from Goderich. The steamers Picton, Rochester, City of Ottawa, Bay of Quinte and Kitty Friel touched and took on groceries.

At Swift's wharf the Brantford and Corinthian passed up and the Athenian, Osprey and Kingston down yesterday. The Picton and Dromedary passed up this morning.

Broke Her Cylinder - The propeller Dominion had proceeded as far as the Ducks yesterday on her way to St. Catharines when she broke her cylinder. She despatched a boat from the vessel at five o'clock last evening, which arrived here at six o'clock this morning, and one of Calvin & Breck's tugs went to her assistance and towed her in.

Boat Race - A boat race will come off this evening between two crews who have been practising for some time past, over a distance of three miles, for forty dollars a side. The start will take place at five o'clock from Cataraqui bridge, and the course is thence as far as Morton's wharf where the boats will round a buoy and return. The names of the crews are respectively Thomas Howland, Thomas Halligan, Morris Denn, Thomas Birmingham and John Wall, coxswain, and John Hanley, John Dacy, John Maloney, John McArthur and Robert Makins, coxswain. It is stated that the crews are all cabmen.

p.3 ad - Kingston Yacht Club meeting about upcoming Regatta. Aug. 28th

Moonlight Excursion - on str. Watertown, through Thousand Islands. Aug. 28th

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 28, 1871