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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 4, 1872

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p.1 Meteorological Observations - "The Report of the Minister of Marine and Fisheries gives due prominence to this subject, and urges the establishent of a system of observations throughout the Dominion."...Kingston would be one of the connected stations, could track storms for benefit of mariners.

Custom Imports - 1st - str. Watertown, Cape Vincent, (mixed cargo)

Schr. John Wesley, Toledo, Jones & Miller, 9,000 bushels corn.

2nd - Str. Spartan, Montreal, G. Robertson & Son, 2 casks sugar; McNee & Waddell, 1 roll oil cloth.

3rd - Schr. Laurel, Oswego, (mixed cargo)

Schr. J.N. Foster, Chicago, M.T. Co., 17,667 bush corn.

Barque Arabia, Chicago, M.T. Co., 15,289 bush corn.

Schr. Marysburgh, Cleveland, G.T.R., 342 tons coal.

Schr. Enterprise, Port Dalhousie, M.T. Co., 22,000 bush corn.

p.2 Marine News

Messrs. Jones & Miller's wharf - no arrivals or departures.

Messrs. Coulthurst & Macphie's wharf - The barques (sic) Carrier and Seneca, from Montreal, arrived with 160 tons of pig iron.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Arrivals: Schooners Gazelle, Port Dalhousie, 6,477 bushels of corn; Jessie Scarth, Chicago, 16,301 bushels of do.; D.A. Wells, Chicago, 15,320 bush do.; Russell Dart, Toledo, 14,840 bush do. The tug Glide reached here yesterday afternoon with five barges and 350 tons of pig iron, and left in the evening with the following: Milwaukee, 21,967 bush of corn; Lorne, 16,662 bush do.; Intrepid, 10,265 bush of corn; Corn Crib, 18,658 bushels of do.

Messrs. James Swift and Co's wharf - Passed up - Steamer Spartan, from Montreal. Passed down - Steamer Picton, from Newton (sic) and Bay of Quinte ports, and steamer Magnet from Toronto and Hamilton.

The Evergreen City - The expedition which went from Buffalo to endeavour to rescue the propeller Evergreen City, which went ashore near Long Point during a terrific gale last fall, returned Wednesday evening, operations having been, at least for the present, abandoned.

Schooner Preston To Be Raised - The Coast Wrecking Company are preparing to commence operations on the schr. Preston, now lying in Niagara River at Youngstown. Pontoons have been, or are about to be, dispatched to that locality. They were required in the service of propeller Chicago, which has somewhat delayed the undertaking. It will be remembered the Preston was driven ashore in a storm last fall near the mouth of Niagara River. She was, after many difficulties, lightered off and taken up the river to near Youngstown where she was beached, or in other words, permitted to settle on the bank, from whence she slid off into deep water.

Port Colborne, June 3rd - Schr. H.G. Cleveland, Vermillion, Prescott, stone; propeller Scotia, Chicago, Cleveland, corn; propeller Argyle, do., do., gen. cargo; barge Florence Lester, Detroit, Ogdensburg, lumber; barge Crocker, Bay City, do., do.; barge Albany, Saginaw, do., do.; steam barge Belle P. Cross, Detroit, do., do.; prop Cleveland, Detroit, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; schr. St. Andrew, Toledo, Kingston, timber; prop City of Montreal, Chatham, Montreal, gen. cargo; barque J.C. Woodruff, Bay City, Collinsby, timber; schrs. Ariel, Cleveland, Kingston, coal; Jas. Platt, Chicago, Oswego, corn; Clayton Belle, Chicago, Kingston, corn; prop City of Concord, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; schrs. F.D. Barker, Chicago, Kingston, corn; Monterey, do., do.; barque Mary Merritt.

Up - Prop Brooklyn, barque Prince of Wales, George Thurston, Antelope, E.H. Davis, Kingston to Toledo, light; barque Cavalier, Bath, Bay City, light; prop Empire, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; schrs. Wannette, Hamilton to Buffalo, old railroad iron; T. Rutherford, Kingston, Port Huron, light; Southampton, Kingston, Toledo, light; China, Kingston, Port Huron, light; Princess Alexandra, Port Dalhousie, Bear Creek, light; Telegraph, Kingston, Toledo, light; Dundas, Kingston, Chicago, pig iron; W.O. Brown, Port Colborne, Erie, light; Corsair.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 4, 1872