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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 15, 1872

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Marine News

June 14th

Messrs. Jones and Miller's wharf - Arrived - The schooner Hoboken, Chicago, 21,000 bushels of corn; Liberatem (barge), Montreal, 2,206 bags of salt.

Messrs. Coulthurst and Macphie's wharf - The barque Jessie Drummond sailed for Milwaukee with 300 tons of pig iron; the Mont Blanc, for the same destination, 350 tons of do. The following barges departed last evening for Montreal per tug line: Powerful, 19,281 bushels of corn; M.A. Grant, 11,80 bushels of do.; Mohawk, 21,734 bushels of do.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - The schooner Wild Rover, Chicago, 13,806 bushels of corn; Monticello, Chicago, 21,000 bushels of do. One of the Government steamers (missing line) evening; Staghound, 10,959 bushels of corn; Ingot, 7,724 bushels of do.; Flint, 6,907 bushels of do.; Waverly, 11,735 bushels of do.

Messrs. James Swift & Co's wharf - The steamer Louisa left for Ottawa this afternoon. She has been undergoing repairs at the marine railway, missing one trip in consequence. The steamer Corinthian passed up last evening. The steamer Advance is taking in coal.

Marine Railway - The steamer Gazelle, which received a general overhauling, was launched yesterday. The schooner A. Stephens has been hauled out, and will be converted into a barge.

Messrs. Holcomb and Stewart's wharf - The barge Thrush leaves this evening for Montreal with 17,000 bushels of corn.

Prop Maine Sunk - The propeller Maine, bound from Ogdensburg to Chicago with merchandise, sunk on Sunday night in Goose Bay, a wood station on the St. Lawrence River, about six miles below Alexandria Bay. About eight cords of wood had been taken aboard, when the crew went to supper. On their return it was discovered that the propeller was leaking. The captain immediately backed her into a bay, where she rested on a sandy bottom. A portion of her cargo was taken ashore.

Port Colborne, June 13th - Down - Schooner S.J. Luff, Toledo, Ogdensburg, lumber; Mary Grover, do., Kingston, staves; barque Bessie Barwick, Wallaceburg, Clayton; propeller Cleveland, Toledo, Ogdensburg, general cargo; schooner H.P. Murray, Cleveland, Hamilton, coal.

Up - Schooner A. Ford, Trenton, Hungerford, Nett Woodward, propeller City of Concord, steam barge Mary Pringle, schooner Defiance, Sybella, Dashing Wave, Ogdensburg, Cleveland, iron ore; J.N. Foster, Kingston, Cleveland, light; St. Andrews, Kingston, Toledo.


Marine News

June 15th

Messrs. Jones and Miller's wharf - The schr. Geo. Davis sailed for Chicago, light. The barges America and Liberateur leave this evening for Montreal with a combined cargo of 24,500 bushels of corn this evening per tug line.

Messrs. Coulthurst and MacPhie's wharf - The schr. B.W. Folger, from Port Dalhousie, 8,919 bushels of corn, has arrived. The schr. Arctic is loading 280 tons of iron for Cleveland.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - The tug Charlotte, with four barges, light, and the Glide, also with four light, reached here yesterday.

Messrs. James Swift & Co's wharf - The steamers Corinthian and Picton passed up from Montreal, and the steamer Passport down this morning.

Messrs. Holcomb and Stewart's wharf - The propeller City of Chatham lightened 5,000 bushels of wheat, bound down from Chicago.

Port Colborne, June 14th - Up - Schooner White Cloud, steam barge Westford, propeller Michigan, Argyle, China, Montreal, Detroit, gen. cargo; schooner Ironsides, Kingston, Chicago, light; propeller City of Montreal, Montreal to Chatham, general cargo; schooner Maggie Hamilton, Tyronnel, light; Ada Medora, Ogdensburg, Cleveland, iron ore; bark Mary Merritt, Kingston, Bay City, light; schooner Thomas Richards, Hamilton to Detroit, light; bark Arabia, Kingston, Chicago, pig iron; schooner J.B. Penfield, David A. Wells.

Down - Propeller Dubuque, Bay City to Ogdensburg, lumber; barge Plymouth Rock, Ogdensburg, lumber; City, do., do.; Indian, Saginaw to do., do.; brig Peerless, Tyrconnel, Kingston, staves; propeller Mary Ward, Chatham, Montreal, gen. cargo; schr. Trinidad, Chicago, Kingston, corn; tug Metamora, Pine Tree Harbour, Prescott; barge F. Russell, do., do., do.; H. Benson, do., do., do.; Morley, do., do., do.; schr. E.H. Rutherford, Port Huron, Kingston, staves; at elevator, brig Roshurst.

The quantity of wheat in store at Milwaukee, June 7th, 1872, was 1,451,000 bushels; same time 1871, 645,000 bush; same time 1870, 1,500,000 bush.

Stolen - A reward of $5 is offered for the recovery of the yawl boat stolen from the schooner Mariner, lying in the slip at the foot of Gore street, on the evening of Thursday or Friday morning.

Canadian Navigation Company - The steamers of the Royal Mail Through Line (Canadian Navigation Company) now run all the Rapids of the St. Lawrence by daylight, so that passengers leaving Kingston at 5:30 a.m. daily, Mondays excepted, are afforded a splendid view of the delightful scenery of the Thousand Islands, etc. Every morning we learn that these steamers carry a large number of passengers, many of whom are Americans on their way to watering places and cities in the east. For the past ten days numerous western people have passed down, en route to Boston, intending to be present at the great jubilee, soon to take place there.

Insolvent Acts of 1864 and 1869 and amendments thereto

In the matter of George Chaffey and William Chaffey, Insolvents

A second dividend sheet of the separate estate and separate creditors of the above named George Chaffey has been prepared, subject to objection until the 29th day of June instant, after which date the Dividend will be payable.

James Grant Macdonald, Assignee

Dated at Kingston this 11th day of June, 1872.

p.3 Custom Imports - 12th - str. Pierrepont, Cape Vincent, (mixed cargo)

Str. Passport, Montreal, (mixed cargo)

Schr. G.W. Davis, Toledo, Jones & Miller, 19,159 bush corn.

13th - Str. Pierrepont, Cape Vincent, (mixed cargo)

Schr. W.H. Oades, Toledo, M.T. Co., 15,540 bush corn.

Schr. Monticello, Chicago, M.T. Co., 21,000 bush corn.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 15, 1872