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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 20, 1873

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p.2 Disabled - The barque Mary Battle arrived at the M.T. Company's wharf yesterday afternoon, having been brought in tow by the propeller Enterprise from Port Dalhousie. She lost her main and mizzen masts on Lake Erie, and had on board at the time 21,604 bushels wheat. She is being unloaded at the M.T Co.'s wharf.

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Messrs. Coulthurst and Macphie's wharf - Barge Grant, Montreal, 2,000 bdls. iron chairs, 40 pieces belts and nuts, and 1,368 bdls. fish plates; barge from Montreal, light.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Prop. Enterprise, Port Dalhousie, 22,000 bush. corn; barque Mary Battle, Chicago, 21,604 bush. wheat. Tug Charlotte, 3 barges, light; barge Detroit, 21,375 bush. wheat; barge Wanda, 21,250 bush. wheat; barge Chicago, 22,193 bush. corn; barge Westport, 10,617 bush. wheat.

Messrs. James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The str. Picton passed down last night, and str. Spartan this morning.

Messrs. Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - Tug Wren, Montreal, 3 barges, light; Hiram A. Calvin, from Montreal, 1 barge. The T.G. Rudd has been launched from the ways after undergoing extensive repairs.

Port Colborne, May 19th - Up: Schr. Melrose, Jane Ralston, Grace Whitney, Almeda, M.Y. Emery, New Dominion, of Port Rowan, Garibaldi, B. Grudry (sic) Lyman, Cesly Laf Cook (sic), S.D. Hungerford, New Dominion of Picton, Olive Branch, Polly Rogers, C. Wells; props. Lawrence, Scotia, Lincoln, Cowie, Glasgow, Empire, Europe, Belle Cross, Canada; barges Lisgar, John Mark, S.H. Lathrop, Albany, F. Lester, Crocker, barque R. Gaskin, British Lion, Fannie Campbell.

Down: prop. Cline, Milwaukee, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; steam barge Westford, Perthurn, Ogdensburg, lumber; schr. Gen. Burnside, Bay City, Clayton, lumber; J. Breck, Toledo, Kingston, lumber; schr. Monticello, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; schr. J.R. Pelton, Cleveland, Toronto, stone; str. Wacousta, Cleveland, Hamilton, coal; schr. New Dominion, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; schr. Paragon, Windsor, Clayton, staves; prop. Akron, Toledo, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; schr. Agnes River, Sovereign, St. Catharines, lumber; schr. River Side, Chicago, Oswego, wheat; schr. H.P. Lock, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; schr. Dane, Port Huron, Oswego, lumber; schr. Hondo, Toledo, Ogdensburg, lumber; schr. Victor, Cleveland, Hamilton, coal.

The Renaud - An enquiry has been opened by the Trinity House of Montreal into the cause of the disaster to this steamer. Numerous complaints are made against the captain and officers of the boat. We hope the inquiry will be searching.

Wolfe Island - A sum of $1,000 has been voted by Parliament for the purpose of erecting a lighthouse on Oak Point, Long Island.

p.3 Custom Imports - May 20th - Prop. Enterprise, Pt. Dalhousie, M.T. Co., 21,999 bush. corn.

Bark Waterwitch, Sandy Creek, J. Collins, 2 anchors.

p.4 The schooner Hannah Butler, which has been rebuilt at Cobourg, was launched on Friday before one thousand spectators. She is owned by Messrs. D. Rooney, H. Rooney, and P. Dermott.

The New Harbour Work - Everybody will be glad to know that Col. Wilson decided yesterday, with the approval of the Engineer Department, to do the harbour work himself under the new appropriation for Oswego. He has already ordered about 70,000 lbs. of iron from Collins & Co., 1,200,000 ft. b. m. of pine timber from Canada, and is negotiating for stone. He will commence work about July 1st with a large force. [Oswego Times]

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 20, 1873