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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 8, 1872

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p.2 The Canals - enlargement of Welland Canal is a good idea and would greatly benefit Kingston; it should take place before enlargement of St. Lawrence canals. (full column editorial)

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Port Colborne, June 7th - Down - Prop Granite State, Detroit, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; schrs. M.I. Collins, Toledo, Kingston, corn; C.G. Mixer, Chicago, Kingston, corn; Enterprise, Cleveland, Port Hope, coal.

Up - Prop Akron, Young America; schrs. Valentine, Florida, Sweet Home, J. Tibbets, Annie Mulvey, barque Cecilia, schrs. Acontias, Sailor, Ogdensburg, Erie, iron ore; Iroquois, Oswego, Detroit, coal; H.P. Murray, Kingston, Cleveland, iron ore; Mary, Kingston, Port Stanley, light; barque Canada, Clayton, Bay City, light; schr. Olive Branch, Oswego, Bay City, railroad iron; barque Alexandra, Collinsby, Bay City, light; barque St. Lawrence, Kingston, Pigeon Bay, light; schrs. Hibernia, Toronto, Sandusky, light; Denmark, Helen, Camanche, H.C. Potter, E.A. Dunham.

At elevator - Barque John Breden, sch. Geo. Goble.

p.3 On Thursday afternoon a large concourse of people gathered in the vicinity of Robertson's shipbuilding yard, Hamilton, to witness the launch of the new propeller owned by Captain Fairgrieve of that city. She was named "The Canada", by Miss Fairgrieve, daughter of the owner. Her capacity is the largest that can be built for the canals, and she is said to be one of the finest models yet launched on Lake Ontario. Her engines are on the compound principle, modelled by Mr. Hugh Fairgrieve. She is intended for the general lake trade.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 8, 1872