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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 18, 1871

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p.2 Cape Vincent Ferry - Watertown to leave 1/2 hour earlier.

Shipping News - The wharves of the port present a busy scene this morning from the arrival yesterday of a large grain fleet. The forwarders have their powers taxed to the utmost. At the Montreal Transportation Company's wharf the following arrived since Saturday:- The Lilly Parsons, from Chicago, with 17,000 bushels of wheat, the Annandale, from the same port, with 13,421 bushels of corn, the Mary Jane, from Toledo, with 15,682 bushels of wheat, the Queen of the Lakes, with 16,000 bushels of wheat from Toledo, the Belle Walbridge, from the same port, with 16,000 bushels of wheat, the Hattie Howard, with 14,800 bushels of wheat from Toledo, the White Squall, from Detroit, with 13,800 bushels of wheat, and the Nett Woodward, with 11,459 bushels of wheat from Toledo. The tug Bronson arrived from Montreal with seven barges containing 327 tons pig iron, and will leave again this evening with three barges containing 40,000 bushels of wheat and corn.

At J.H. Henderson & Co's wharf the C.C. Trowbridge arrived yesterday from Chicago with 17,000 bushels wheat, and the David Sharp, from Port Ryerson, with 350 barrels flour. The Persia is loading 400 tons steel rails for Hamilton. The barge Snipe will leave tonight for Montreal with 13,000 bushels wheat. The barges Robin, Tweed and Martin arrived from Montreal this morning with 600 tons steel rails for Hamilton.

At the Shipyard the schooner J.G. Baird from the reef at Simcoe Island, was hauled on the ways this morning for repairs; the damage sustained by her consists of a part of her keel and fore-foot broken, some of her bottom planks stove in, her mainmast sprung, and some other slight damage. The schooner Sea Bird is at the wharf for repairs.

At Swift's wharf the Corinthian passed up on Saturday evening, and the Passport and Athenian down. The Dominion, Magnet and Abyssinian passed down yesterday, and the Corsican up last night. The steamer Champion passed up last night to lay up for the season at Charlotte.

At Gurney and Glidden's wharf the Nile arrived yesterday from the Rideau with two barges containing lumber and railway ties.

Got Off - Messrs. Calvin and Breck's steamer Wellington succeeded in getting off, and towing to the shipyard at midnight on Saturday the schooner J.G. Baird, ashore on Simcoe Island. Her deck load was taken off but her cargo of lumber still remains in her hold while her repairs are progressing.

Picton, Sept. 18th - Schooner Montana, loaded with 24,000 bushels corn from Chicago to Kingston, went ashore on Wellington Beach in the gale of Saturday night. The vessel is tight yet, and her cargo undamaged. A tug and lighter have been telegraphed for. If the weather remains favourable she will be got off without much damage to the vessel or cargo.

-hand on Corinthian died from injuries.

p.4 hand on Corinthian injured while working in hold.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 18, 1871