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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 31, 1873

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p.2 Harbor Improvement - a letter to the editor in reply to previous letter (full column).

Marine News

Jones & Miller's wharf - Schr. Westside arrived from Chicago with 18,200 bush. wheat, and unloaded into barges America and Minnie. The barges Alabama and America left for Montreal last night in tow of the H.A. Calvin.

Coulthurst & Macphie's wharf - The schr. Monterey arrived from Chicago with 19,567 bush. wheat.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Arrived: Schr. Henry Fitzhugh, Milwaukee, 18,600 bush. wheat; Richards, Milwaukee, 17,894 bush. wheat; Hercules, Toronto, 15,000 bush. corn; tug Charlotte, with barges Cruiser, Wanda, Consort, and Cuba, light. Cleared: barges Frank, 9,842 bush. wheat; Friend, 9,647 bush. wheat; Burgess, 10,420 bush. wheat; Amazon, 9,700 bush. wheat; Chicago, 21,236 do.

Messrs. James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The steamer Spartan passed down this morning; the prop. America passed down, and strs. Picton and Corinthian up.

A New Shipping Point - Quite a few vessels engaged in iron ore trade will this season receive their cargoes on Lake Superior from a new shipping point, where already a number of cargoes are in readiness for the arrival of vessels. This point is L'Anse, which is soon to become one of the most busy ports on the lake. The barque Cambridge, of Detroit, sailed yesterday for the above port to load, and will bring away 750 tons a cargo, being under contract to freight four trips, and possibly five. [Detroit Free Press]

Port of Toledo, May 24th - Cleared: Schr. Telegraph, Oswego, 13,800 bush. corn.

Port of Chicago, May 23-24th - Cleared: Schr. Rival, Kingston, 14,366 bush. wheat; barge Sweepstakes, Kingston, 12,074 bush. wheat; prop. Nashua, Ogdensburg, 4,987 bush. corn.

Port Colborne, May 30th, Up: Schrs. Greenwood, A. Ford, barques Mary Jane, Peerless, Montcalm, Clyde, schrs. Magellan, Agnes Hope, barque London, schrs. P.B. Lock, G. Mollison, S.J. Collier, prop. R.W. Standly, schrs. J. Scott, Montauk, prop. Lowell, schrs. Sarah Jane, A. Craig, prop. Lake Michigan.

Down: steam-barge Glasgow, Bay City, Ogdensburg, lumber; barges Lathrop, do., do.; John Mark, do., do.; barque F. Campbell, Toledo, Kingston, lumber; schrs. S.G. Fort, Chicago, do., wheat; R. Doud, Milwaukee, Kingston, wheat.

p.4 A ship carpenter named Crowley was accidentally drowned in the Welland Canal on Thursday by slipping off a lock gate into the water.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 31, 1873