The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 17, 1872

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p.2 Marine News

Messrs. Jones and Miller's wharf - The Schooners Clara White and Eliza White, both from Cobourg, have arrived with a combined cargo of 11,000 bushels of wheat. The schooner Hoboken sailed for Oswego, light. Several barges reached here from Montreal per tug line, light.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Arrivals - Schooners Orion, Toledo, 17,000 bush of corn; M.F. Munk, Chicago, 20,380 bush do.; Annandale, Toledo, 15,260 bush do. The tug Clyde arrived from Montreal with six barges, light. No departures.

Messrs. Coulthurst and Macphie's Wharf - No arrivals or departures.

Messrs. James Swift and Co's Wharf - Passed up - steamers Magnet and Spartan, and propellers Dominion and America. Passed down - steamers Corinthian and Osprey and propellers Mary Ward and St. Lawrence.

Messrs. Holcomb and Stewart's Wharf - Nothing to report.

Chicago, June 13th - The following engagements are reported: To Buffalo, Kingfisher, corn at 7 cents; Reed, Case and Richard Winslow, corn at 7 cents; E. Harmon and J.T. King, corn at 7 cents. To New York, prop Philadelphia, corn through rate. To Kingston - Dundee, corn at 13 cents. To Montreal - prop Europe, corn on p.t. To Port Colborne: C.A. King, corn at 8 cents. To Dunkirk: Charlotte Raab, corn at 8 1/2 cents. To Portland: Prop Caldwell, corn through rate. To Boston: Prop Badger State, corn through rate. From Milwaukee to Buffalo: Prop Roanoke, wheat at 7 1/2 cents. Total capacity equal to 316,000 bushels of corn.

Port Colborne, June 15th - Down - Brig L. Cook, Toledo, Kingston, lumber; schooner W. Hunter, Cleveland, Hamilton, coal; Valentine, Toledo, Kingston, corn; Mary Taylor, Kingston, Dresden, staves; propeller Brooklyn, Chicago, Ogdensburg, general cargo; Granite State, Chicago, Ogdensburg, general cargo; tug May Flower, Bay City, Bath, timber; barge Spaulding, Bay City, Bath, timber; Saginaw, Bay City, Bath, timber; propeller Georgian, Port Stanley, Montreal, general cargo; schooner Oriental, Chicago, Oswego, corn.

Up - Propeller City of New York, schooner John Jewett, Great Western, Western, Garibaldi, Phalarope, Oswego, Cleveland, salt; Maize, Oswego, Toledo, coal; H.A. Lawara ?, Welland, Erie, light; Melrose, Kingston, Detroit, light; Ontario of Monte (sic), Kingston, Georgian Bay, sundries; bark Dundee, Jessie Scarth, Kingston to Chicago, iron; Laura Bell, brig Rosciurs ?, Port Colborne, Erie, light; propeller Empire.

At Elevator - steam barge Concord, barge Banner, schooner Greenwood.

Lower Brewers, Rideau Canal - Among the items passed by the House of Commons for public works, we noticed $2,000 for a bridge over the Rideau Canal at Lower Brewer's Lock. This grant was made in answer to a large and influential petition signed by residents in Pittsburg and Storrington, and entrusted to the County Member, Mr. George A. Kirkpatrick.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 17, 1872