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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 25, 1872

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p.2 Boat Race - A race for a small sum of money and a few trifling bets took place between Mr. O'Shea's junk boat and the sail boat Gipsey Owen, the course being once around Garden Island. The junk boat won.

Marine News

Messrs. Jones and Miller's wharf - The schr. Vienna, from Toledo, arrived with 10,000 bush of corn.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Arrived - Propeller Enterprise, from Port Dalhousie, 21,099 bushels of corn; schooners Orion, Toledo, 16,854 bushels of wheat; Bismarck, do., 18,002; Sea Bird, Port Dalhousie, 7,500 bushels do.; Smith and Post, Toledo, 14,600 bushels do.; Greenwood, do., 9,240 bushels do.; Agnes Hope, do., 15,138 bushels do.; Dauntless, Hamilton, 10,439 bushels of wheat; Gladstone, Toledo, 11,253 bushels of corn; Summit, Toledo, 13,967 bushels corn; William Home, Chicago, 19,376 bushels do.; G.C. Finney, Milwaukee, 18,950 bushels do. The schr. Orion is loading 70 tons of pig iron for Buffalo.

Messrs. Coulthurst and Macphie's wharf - The schooner Aliva arrived from Cobourg with 3,000 bushels of wheat. The barges Oneida and Onandaga also reached here from Montreal with 580 tons of pig iron.

Messrs. Holcomb and Stewart's wharf - Arrived:- The schooners Gazelle, from Belleville, 6,000 bushels of wheat; William John, do., 2,100 bushels do.; Anna Maria, from Toledo, 16,200 bushels do. Barge Robin leaves for Montreal this evening with 18,000 bushels of corn.

Messrs. James Swift and Company's wharf - Passed down - Steamers Osprey, Kingston, Passport, and Picton, since Thursday. Passed up - steamer Magnet.

Marine Railway - The schooner Mary O'Gorman is on the ways undergoing repairs.

Passed Through The Welland Canal For Kingston on Thursday - Schr. Hattie Howard, Chicago, corn; brig L. Cook, Toledo, timber; schr. Wave Crest, Bay City, staves; Valentine, Toledo, corn; bark T.B. Rice, Toledo, corn; schr. Knight Templar, Chicago, corn.

Passed Through On Friday - Bark Fanny Campbell, Bay City, staves; bark Cambria, do., staves; schr. Camanche, Chicago, corn; H.P. Murray, Toledo, corn; Florida, Chicago, do.; John F. Mott, Chicago, do.; Parsons, Chicago, do.; bark Mary Jane, Bay City, timber; schr. G.W. Davies, Toledo, corn; Annie Mulvey, Chicago, do.; bark Alexander, Bay City, timber; schr. Morning Light, Chicago, corn; schr. St. Lawrence, Chicago, corn.

Garden Island, May 24th - Schr. M.L. Breck, barques British Lion, Gibraltar and Mary Jane with timber; and schr. Annie Falconer, with staves, all arrived here today. Calvin and Breck's third raft of timber and staves left in tow of the government tug Hiram A. Calvin.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 25, 1872