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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 16, 1872

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p.1 Marine News

Messrs. Coulthurst and Macphie's wharf - The schooner Olive Branch, from Port Dalhousie, arrived with 7,609 bushels of corn, and the barge Seneca left for Montreal with 19,650 bushels of the same grain.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Departures, per tug Charlotte, Barges Amazon, 9,813 bush corn; Energy, 6,291 bush corn and 6,764 bush wheat; Glow, 5,334 bush wheat; and Cruiser, 10,150 bush corn. The barque Arabia is loading 150 tons of iron for Racine.?

Messrs. Holcomb and Stewart's wharf - The propellers Scotia, from Chicago, and Dominion from Toledo, lightened 10,000 bush of corn, and proceeded to Montreal. The tug Wren arrived this morning with four barges conveying a combined cargo of 1,400 tons of coal, consigned to James Swift & Co.

Messrs. James Swift and Company's wharf - The steamers Abyssinian, Corsican and Picton passed down this morning.

Port Colborne, July 15th - Down - Schr. Taylor, Toledo, Ogdensburg, lumber; prop Young America, do., gen. cargo; barque Jane C. Woodruff, Colchester, Collins Bay, timber; dredge Flying Dutchman, and two scows, Buffalo, Port Dalhousie; barque St. Lawrence, Cedar Creek, Clayton, timber; schr. Bay Queen, Amherstburg, Thorold, wood and staves; schr. Mary Taylor, Chatham, Montreal, lumber; prop Cleveland, Toledo, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; schr. Clayton Belle, Chicago, Oswego, corn; Mont Blanc, Milwaukee, Kingston, wheat; Union Jack, Port Huron, Kingston, staves; Medberry (sic - Medbury), Bay City, Clayton, staves; New Dominion of Quebec, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; barque Cavalier, Bay City, Kingston, timber.

Up - Schrs. Camanche, Miami, canal boat Garibaldi, Ontario, Buffalo, iron ore; A. Perry, do., do.; Bennett, do., do.; J.H. Cann, do., do.; Indianola, do., do.; schr. J.G. McGrath, Persia, barque George Thurston, schr. Minnie Powell, White Squall, Light Guard.

p.2 Letter From Toronto - says that stone at Penitentiary could be carried by schooners to west.

The Yacht Gorilla - This splendid yacht, one of the prettiest and fastest sailors, we really believe, in the Province of Ontario, was to have left today for Cobourg, the residence of her owner, Captain Jifford (sic). A test of her speed took place yesterday, and was, as might be imagined, productive of the highest satisfaction. Her model and principle of construction are much approved, a fact which, to say the least, rebounds to the credit of her builders, Messrs. Power and Company, of the Marine Railway.

p.3 Custom Imports - July 13th - Schr. (sic) Dromedary, Toledo, Jones & Miller, 2,800 bush corn.

-Schr. Sweepstakes, Chicago, M.T. Co., 12,271 bush wheat.

-Prop City of London, Toledo, M.T. Co., 40,000 bush corn.

-Prop Enterprise, Port Dalhousie, Macphie & Co., 22,848 bush corn.

July 14th - Str. Champion, Charlotte, R.D. Smith, 9 bskts cherries.

-Prop America, Montreal, A. Chown, 1 bx colours, 6 bbls oil.

-Schr. Azov, Milwaukie, M.T. Co., 12,500 bush wheat.

-Schr. C. Gearing, Oswego, J. Carruthers & Co.; 220 bxs sugar, G.M. Kinghorn, 72 tons coal.

-Prop Scotia, Holcomb & Stewart, 4,520 bush corn.

July 16th - Str. Corsican, Charlotte, (mixed cargo)

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

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 16, 1872