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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 17, 1873

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Messrs. Jones & Miller's wharf - The barges Rover, 13,500 bush. wheat; Cato, 10,500 bush. wheat, and Juno, 9,000 bush. peas, leave this evening per tug line for Montreal.

Messrs. Coulthurst & Macphie's wharf - The following barges left last evening for Montreal: St. Etienne, 21,140 staves and 7 bundles broom corn; Tiviot, 9,444 bush. wheat.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Arrivals: schrs. Fanny Leadford, from Bath, 1,100 bush. wheat; Magdala, from Toronto, 10,665 bush. wheat; prop. R.W. Sturdley (sic), from Toledo, 4,800 bush. corn; schr. Willie Kellar, from Chicago, 16,085 bush. wheat; Kate, from Oshawa, 5,000 bush. peas; tug Benson, from Montreal,with barges Staghound, Toledo, Convoy and Faith, light, and Energy, 100 tons pig iron. The Benson leaves this evening with the following tow: Friend, 10,000 bush. wheat; Glengarry, 16,200 bush. corn; Fortitude 11,000 bush. wheat; Burgess, 10,600 bush. do.; Waverly, 12,500 bush. wheat and corn; C, 10,000 bu. wheat.

The steam barge Kitty Friel and barges Water Lily and Ontario, left for Cape Vincent yesterday with 4,300 railroad ties, and barges Baskatongue, Minnie and Gipsey Queen departed for the same place with 6,200 do.

Messrs. James Swift & Co.'s wharf - Passed up - The prop. Bristol and steamers Spartan and Picton. Passed down - steamer Corinthian. The steam barges Nile and Rose left for Ottawa with general cargoes merchandise. The props. Lothair and R.W. Sturdley coaled here.

Port Colborne, May 16th - Down: Props. Sovereign, Buckeye, Maine; barques Cavalier, Wm. Home, Bessie Barwick, Southampton.

Up: Schr. T. Simms, barge Chippewa, prop. Milwaukee, steam barge Turner, schr. Shickluna, C.C. Trowbridge, Gold Hunter, Rainbow.

At Elevator - Schrs. Allen, Avery.

Harbor Buoys - Twelve of the buoys, ordered by the Department of Marine and Fisheries for use in this harbour, arrived from Ottawa on Thursday, and are now being prepared under the supervision of the committee on wharves, for location. All the buoys will not be utilized at present.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 17, 1873