Daily News (Kingston, ON), March 1, 1873
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p.2 Bay of Quinte Fisheries - The quantity and value of herring and white fish taken at the fishery stations on the waters of the Bay of Quinte in 1872, amounts to $13,190; cat fish, $4,500; coarser grades of fish, $12,000. Total - $29,690.
Kingston As Viewed By A Stranger - correspondent of St. John's, N.B. Journal - (part) He then speaks of the effect of the Washington Treaty on this locality -one grand feature being the preparations now going on for an increase in the forwarding trade of this port, as evinced by the operations and activity at Power and Co.'s shipyard. Besides several other craft repairing, etc, allusion is made to the large propeller of five hundred tons burthen, her capacity being as large as can pass through the Welland Canal..." "The Atlantic Pump Foundry, owned by Mr. Brokenshire, receives a favourable notice. The business has so augmented that a new building has been erected. The pumps are so superior that last year as much as $60,000 worth were sold, $15,000 to New York and $12,000 to Boston. "Viator" commends them to the nautical community of New Brunswick."
The flags on the shipping were at half mast out of respect to the memory of Captain Putman who was interred this afternoon.
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- Rick Neilson
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