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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 21, 1872

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p.2 Fog - detains str. Picton on St. Lawrence.

Police Court - assault on Capt. Albert Colbin, of barque Augusta, by sailor unhappy about payment of wages.

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Messrs. Jones and Miller's wharf - The schooner Miami Belle arrived from Toledo with 16,000 bushels of corn. The barge Stadacona, with 16,000 bushels of corn and the barge Liberatem, with 9,364 bushels of do., leave this evening for Montreal.

Messrs. Coulthurst and Macphie's wharf - The schooner Olive Branch discharged 410 bushels of corn, a portion of her cargo consigned to this firm. The barge B. left last night for Montreal with 14,352 bushels of corn. The schooner Annie Craig is loading railroad iron for Hamilton.

Montreal Transportation Co.'s wharf - Arrivals: Schooners Olive Branch, (balance of cargo) 36,982 (sic) bushels of corn; Union Jack, from Toledo, 14,429 bushels of do. The tug Bronson reached here this morning with seven barges in tow, light. She left again with the following barges for Montreal: Hint, 7,318 bushels of wheat; Staghound, 10,888 bushels of do.; Corncrib, 17,600 bushels of do.; Glengarry, 15,446 bushels of do.; Harvest, 11,300 bushels of do.; Index, 7,695 bushels of do.

The barge Glengarry is quite new, and is the fourth built from the one model at the shipyard, Lancaster, sister barge of the Lorne.

Messrs. James Swift and Co's wharf: The steamers Corsican and Picton passed up, and the steamer Abyssinian and prop. Dominion passed down yesterday. The str. Louisa arrived from and departed for Ottawa yesterday, carrying a large general cargo each way.

Port Colborne, Sept. 20th - Down - Prop. Georgian, Port Ryerse, Montreal, gen. cargo; schrs. Magdala, Cleveland, Port Dalhousie, coal; T. Perry, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; Penokie, Milwaukie, Oswego, wheat; Postage, Oak Harbour, Oswego, lumber and staves; prop. Lincoln, Chicago, Kingston, corn; barge Lisgar, do., do.; props Canada, Milwaukie, Montreal, wheat; Bruno, Toledo, Montreal, corn; City of Chatham, Detroit, Montreal, wheat; schrs. Thos. H. Howland, Milwaukie, Oswego, wheat; Wacanta (sic - Wacousta ?), Detroit, Kingston, staves.

Up - Schrs Kate Kelly, Oswego, Chicago, coal; Knights Templar, Oswego, Chicago, salt; prop. Granite State, Oswego, Toledo, gen. cargo; schr. Corsican, Oswego, Racine, coal; prop. Dromedary, Montreal, Toledo, salt; prop. Ogdensburg, Toledo, gen. cargo; brig Emery, Cobourg, Buffalo, iron ore; schr. Camanche, Oswego, Racine, salt.

Discharged at elevator - Schr. Minnie Wing (sic - Winnie Wing ?) cleared for Pensaukee; Gold Hunter cleared for Erie; schrs. Philo Scoville, Monterey, Rainbow, Trowbridge.

The Gunboat Rescue - On Thursday evening this vessel embarked the Volunteer Batteries, who had been under military instruction and discipline for nearly three weeks at the Tete du Pont Barracks, for Port Hope. She had only proceeded a few miles up the lake, when the severity of the gale obliged her to put back into port to await a moderation of the storm. She remained all day yesterday at Messrs. James Swift and Company's wharf, and having shipped a supply of coal, left for the west last night. The volunteers went off by rail yesterday.

Withdrawn - The Northern Transportation Company's line of propellers, which the greater portion of the present season have been delivering their freights from Chicago and Lake Superior at Sarnia, have withdrawn from that arrangement, and will in future, as formerly extend their trips to Ogdensburg, via the Welland Canal.

-The Express Line of boats make their last trip today. The Mail Boats will also leave at 6 o'clock morning and evening after this date. Travellers had better make a note of the above.

p.4 ad - Canadian Navigation Co. - Corsican, Capt. Sinclair; Spartan, Capt. Dunlop; Passport, Capt. Simpson; Magnet, Capt. Bailey; Corinthian, Capt. Farrell.- change of time - will leave the St. Lawrence wharf at 6:00 p.m. for Toronto and Hamilton, and at 6 a.m. for Montreal. Sept. 21st.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 21, 1872