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Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 24, 1872

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p.1 Shipping News

- The schooner Orkney Lass sails from Carruthers' wharf tomorrow for Chicago with a load of salt.

-The sloop Flying Scud went to the Kingston Penitentiary to load stone for Charlotte.

-The brig Lafayette Cook goes to the same place today for stone for Toronto.

-The schooner Annie Falconer leaves for Rudd's quarry, Pittsburg, this evening to take on stone for Lake Erie.

-The schooner Ontario, which has wintered at Messrs. Holcomb and Stewart's wharf, will unload her cargo of wheat into barges tomorrow.

-The schooner Enterprise was towed by the H.M. Mixer to Rudd's quarry this morning to load stone for Port Hope.

-The steamer Bay of Quinte, purchased from her former owner by Messrs. Calvin and Breck, was towed from Carruther's dock to Garden Island yesterday, where men are now employed in removing her upper cabin and saloon, to convert her into a tug for service on Lake St. Francis.

-The propeller Indian, rebuilt at the Marine Railway during the past winter season, was launched from the ways this morning, bearing the appearance of a new boat.

-The steamer Watertown, on her afternoon trip to Cape Vincent yesterday, deviated from her regular course to render assistance to the tug Davis, and got unexpectedly jammed in the ice at the foot of St. John's Island, damaging her wheels considerably. With difficulty she extricated herself from the jam, reached here last night about ten o'clock. She is running on the "ferry" - to and from the Islands - today, and is expected to be repaired and ready for the old route by Saturday next. The Pierrepont went to Cape Vincent.

-The tug Davis, jammed in the ice and unable to reach her destination, Cape Vincent, returned to the harbour today. Her consignment of fish was forwarded by the Pierrepont.

-The steamer Rochester, if the Bay of Quinte is clear of ice, will leave for Belleville on Saturday.

p.2 ad - The steamer Pierrepont will leave for Gananoque on Friday at 4 p.m. Will make an up and down trip on Saturday, running her regular trips next week. G.M. Kinghorn, 24th

p.3 From Port Colborne, 23rd - Vessels passed down: - Propeller City of Toledo, first arrival; propeller Lowell and tug Robb. Passed up:- Schooner Maize and propeller East. There is no prospects of vessels getting through the canal. Propellers can work their way through it.

Port Colborne, 24th - The propellers City of Concord and St. Albans, bound out, are nearly through the ice this morning. The one coming in did not make much progress during the night. The propeller Mary Ward started out at 8 o'clock this morning.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 24, 1872