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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 19, 1873

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p.1 Marine News

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Arrived: Schr. Emerald, Chicago, 21,174 bushels wheat; Kate, Oshawa, 5,000 bushels peas.

Messrs. James Swift & Co.'s wharf - str. Magnet, prop. Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence, went down; steamers Corsican and prop. Europe up. Prop. S.S. Edsall coaled here today.

Messrs. Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - Arrived: Schr. Philo Bennett, Toronto, 6,000 bushels of wheat; schr. Mary Fox, Trenton, 7,000 bushels peas; schr. Ariadne, Newcastle, 10,500 bushels peas.

Messrs. Coulthurst & Macphie's wharf - 6 barges, Montreal, light.

Port of Chicago, May 15th - Cleared for Kingston - Schrs. American, 18,000 bush. wheat; W.J. Buster, 15,529 bushels of wheat; John Magee, 17,956 bushels wheat; Orient, 18,650 bushels wheat; Monterey, 19,567 bushels wheat; Westside, 18,200 bushels wheat; Cortez, 17,800 bushels wheat.

Port Colborne, May 17th - Up: Schr. Active, bark Eureka, schr. Oriental, Jane McLeod, Shickluna, Miami Belle, Gardner, Belle Sheridan, prop. Nashua, schr. A. Hope, Guiding Star, Georgian, schr. Maize, W.T. Greenwood, Azon (sic - Azov ?), prop. Granite State.

Down: Schr. Eureka, Cleveland, Toronto; G. Smith, Milwaukee, Kingston; Antelope, Cleveland, Toronto; Groton, Bay City, Collins Bay; Gold Hunter, New Glasgow, Kingston; Nevada, Milwaukee, Oswego; J.R. Noyes, Milwaukee, Oswego; Idaho, do.; Mary, Port Stanley, Kingston; steam dredge Ashtabee, Toronto; J.G. McGrath, Port Huron, Kingston; bark Malta, Kingsville, Clayton; schr. Jamaica, Kingston; Victor, Cleveland, Hamilton; bark Mary Jane, Dresden, Clayton; schr. D. Lyons, Chicago, Kingston; Knight Templar, Chicago, Oswego; W. Hoades, Cleveland, Prescott; Jennie Graham, Bay City, Kingston; Northumberland, Kincardine, Kingston; Blazing Star, Milwaukee, Oswego; prop. Young America, Toledo, Ogdensburg; schrs. Czar, Milwaukee, Kingston; G.L. Wrenn, Chicago, Kingston; Typo, Milwaukee, Kingston; A. Ford, Detroit, Oswego; M.C. Cameron, Chicago, Kingston.

At Elevator - Schr. Jura, bark Mary Merritt, schrs. P.B. Locke, Monticello, Reindeer, Montauk, Mont Blanc, Prince Alfred.

p.2 The Breakwater - another letter about proposed floating breakwater.

Arrival of the Manitoba at Goderich - Goderich, May 17th - The first Lake Superior boat of the season, the Manitoba, Captain Symes, arrived here at eight o'clock last night, on her way to Sarnia, with 85 tons of silver ore, and 100 passengers. She reports the north shore of Lake Superior all clear of ice, but the south shore is blocked full. She also reports the new pier at Thunder Bay a splendid piece of workmanship. She left the steamer City of Montreal discharging at Silver Islet, and met the steamer Chicora off St. Royal. There are no American steamers from Lake Superior yet.

p.3 Custom Imports - May 15th - Schr. Lisgar, Milwaukee, 21,700 bush. wheat, Holcomb & Stewart.

Prop. Lincoln, Milwaukee, 15,300 bush. wheat, Holcomb & Stewart.

May 16th - Barque Canada, Toledo, 139 pcs. oak, 49 pcs. ash, 1 pc basswood, Calvin & Breck.

Brig H. Rooney, Toledo, 135 pcs. oak, 17 pcs. ash, Calvin & Breck.

Schr. Oriental, Toledo, 158 pcs. oak, 12 pcs. ash, Calvin & Breck.

May 17th - Prop. Enterprise, Port Dalhousie, M.T. Co., 22,000 bush. corn.

Schr. Hasia, Milwaukee, M.T. Co., 23,000 bush. wheat.

Schr. Emerald, Chicago, M.T. Co., 21,774 bush. wheat.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 19, 1873