The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 7, 1872

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Messrs. Coulthurst and Macphie's wharf - Arrivals - Schrs. Union Jack, Port Dalhousie, 15,340 bush of corn; New Dominion, Port Dalhousie, 11,465 bush of do. Departures - Schrs. John Wesley, Cleveland, 360 tons of pig iron; propeller Europe, Chicago, 68 tons of pig iron; schr. J.G. McGrath, Detroit, 100 tons of pig iron at $1 gold; barge Hope, Montreal, 15,958 bush of corn. The schooner Sherman, from Oswego, is discharging 125 tons consigned to the Kingston Gas Light Company.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Arrived since yesterday - Propeller Enterprise, Port Dalhousie, 22,000 bush of corn; schr. Clayton Belle, Chicago, 19,630 bush of corn; F.D. Barker, Chicago, 20,867 bush of do.; Monterey, Chicago, 20,700 bush of do. The tug John Bright left for Montreal with the following barges: Relief, 12,167 bush of corn; Portland, 9,846 bush of do., and 50 cases of pork; Amazon, 10,250 bush of corn; Bruno, 10,000 bush of do.

Messrs. Holcomb and Stewart's wharf - Arrivals:- Schr. Laurel, Wellington, 3,000 bush of peas; Eliza Quinlan, Port Hope, 8,000 bush of peas. Departures - Barges Lark, 17,000 bushels of corn, and a large quantity of whiskey; Jet, 22,100 bushels of corn; Robin, 16,000 bush of peas, left this afternoon in tow of steamer Wren.

Messrs. James Swift and Co's wharf - The steamer Louisa, from Ottawa, arrived, and departed yesterday. The steamer Kingston passed down from Hamilton and Toronto, and the steamer touched to load coal (sic) on her way to Ogdensburg.

Thunder Bay Fog Whistle - The Lighthouse Board requests the republication of the fact that a steam fog whistle has been established at Thunder Bay light station, Lake Huron. During thick and foggy weather the signal will be sounded as follows: A blast of eight seconds, followed by an interval of ten seconds, then a blast of of two seconds, followed by an interval of forty seconds, alternating in this manner every minute. Should the steam fog signal be out of repair, the bell heretofore in use will be sounded.

Captain Smith, of the steamer St. Helen, telegraphs:- Mr. E.N. Wright, who is a resident of Marysburgh, and went down on the last trip of the Picton to look after the St. Helen, while in company with Captain Smith and others in a small boat going to the wreck, the boat capsized, and poor Wright sank to rise no more. He was married only about a month, was purser of the St. Helen last year, much respected, and leaves a large number of mourning relatives.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 7, 1872