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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 31, 1872

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p.1 The Picton Times says: The Quail tied to the wharf all day on Saturday - and there yet. Cause, we are told, row between engineer and captain; the former gone.

p.2 Yachting - The yacht Gorilla, rebuilding at the marine railway, will be finished about the middle of June, and will be one of the best in the Province. A regatta will be got up, in which she will compete for honours before leaving for Cobourg, the residence of her owner, Capt. Gifford.

The Yacht Ina - The yacht Ina, of Cape Vincent, well-known amongst the nautical community, while under sail passing Kingston on Thursday last for Toronto, deranged her head gear, and ran back to the marine railway for repairs.

Marine News

Messrs. Jones and Miller's wharf - The schr. James Mullen, from Toledo, arrived with 13,200 bushels of corn. No departures.

Messrs. Coulthurst and Macphie's wharf - The barge D., from Montreal, with 150 tons of pig iron, reached here yesterday.

Montreal Transportation Company - Arrivals - Schooners St. Lawrence, from Chicago, 20,295 bushels of corn; Miami Belle, Toledo, 16,000 bushels of do.; Iona, Port Dalhousie, 6,071 bushels of do.; White Duck, Toronto, 4,500 bushels of wheat; Grenada, from Toledo, 15,106 bushels corn. The propeller L. Shickluna, from Chicago, lightened 350 barrels of pork, and thence proceeded to Montreal. Departures - Barges Milwaukee, 21,967 bushels of corn; Harvest, 15,054 bushels do.; Fame, 9,050 bushels do.; Friend, 8,000 bushels do.; all in tow of one of the steamers of the Government Tug Line.

Messrs. James Swift and Co's wharf - Passed down - Steamer Kingston and propeller Dromedary. Passed up - Steamers Corsican and Picton.

Marine Railway - The barge Thrush (Messrs. Holcomb and Stewart's) was launched today. The ferry steamer Gazelle, tug Grenville and schooner Dauntless are being hauled out for general repairs.

Messrs. Holcomb and Stewart's wharf - The schooner J.W. Langmuir, 6,400 bushels of peas, has arrived from Hamilton. The propeller Europe, bound from Chicago to Montreal, touched and lightened 5,000 bushels of corn here.

The Bay Route - The str. Picton has taken the place of the str. St. Helen permanently on the route between Trenton and Montreal. The latter will be a total loss in the rapids. The Picton is a splendid boat for the route.

Port Colborne, May 30th - Barque Arabia, Chicago, Kingston, corn. Prop. Buckeye, Toledo, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo.

Up - Schr. Ellen Theresa, B. Parsons. Barge Benson. Schr. Corsican; schr. Winona, Orion; prop. Lowell; schr. H.W. Hoag, Oswego, Toledo, salt; tug Metamora, Prescott, Saugeen,

barges in tow; Barque Gibraltar, Kingston, Toledo, light; schr. M.L. Breck, Kingston, Toledo, light; Undine, Hamilton, Cleveland, sundries; Mary Taylor, Montreal, Cleveland, railroad iron; B.F. Gardiner.

Fatal Accident At Iroquois - As the tug City of Hamilton was passing through here this morning between three or four o'clock on her upward trip a man jumped off one of the barges in tow on the dock to catch her snubbing line, and fell into the river and was drowned. The body was found and taken on board the barge when she proceeded on her way westward.

p.3 Custom Imports - 30th - Schr. Miami Belle, Toledo, M.T. Co., 16,000 bush corn.

Str. Corinthian, Montreal, G. Robertson & Son, 36 cks, 3 bbls sugar; McNee and Waddell, 3bls, 1 cs British goods.

31st - Schr. Flying Scud, Oswego, Fenwick H. & Co., 100 bbls sugar, 62 hlf chests tea; J. Carruthers & Co., 13 hhds sugar, 822 bxs raisins, 338 hlf cts tea.

Str. Shickluna, Chicago, 350 bls pork, 50 bxs bacon.

Schr. John Wesley, Oswego, T. Cavanagh, 300 sacks meal; J. Carruthers & Co., 500 sacks meal, 43 hhds sugar.

Str. Europe, Chicago, Holcomb & Stewart, 5,000 bush corn.

Schr. Granada, Toledo, M.T. Co., 15,000 bush corn.

Schr. Jennie Mullen, Toledo, Jones & Miller, 13,261 bush corn.

Str. Watertown, Cape Vincent, (mixed cargo)

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 31, 1872