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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 9, 1873

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p.2 The Late Fire at Garden Island - letter from Calvin & Breck stating that the Island's French Canadian labourers did good service at the fire.

Custom Imports - Schr. Republic, Milwaukee, M.T. Co., 21,300 bush. wheat.

Str. St. Lawrence, Hamilton, G. Robertson & Son, 120 caddies tobacco.

Schr. Jura, Toronto, M.T. Co., 5,700 bush. corn.

Schr. Sybilla, Toronto, M.T. Co., 9,419 bush. corn.

Schr. Fanny Ledford, Oswego, G. Robertson & Son, 15 cases confectionary, 15 cases hominy, 25 cases preserved fish; MacNee & Waddell, 30 bales batts, 10 bales wadding, 7 trusses bags, 1 bale wick; W. Pipe, marble dust; R. White, 15 bbls.; Fraser & George, 2 bxs. h. ware; N. McNeil, 3 pumps; S. Chown, 2 bxs.; S. Muckleston, 60 bbls. w lime; S. Sweetman, 1 bbl. w. lime.

Schr. Laurel, Oswego, W.C. Evans, 95 tons coal.

Lachine Rapids - Since the wreck of the Renaud the public have been afraid of going down these rapids. In the interests of trade, Messrs. Cook & Bros., Calvin & Breck, foremen of rafts, and Joseph Delisle, pilot, have caused the way to be examined, and testify that it is perfectly clear of obstruction, and that rafts can go down without the slightest danger.

p.4 Marine News

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - schrs. Republic, Milwaukee, 21,290 bush. wheat; Rival, Chicago, 14,306 bush. wheat; Jura, 5,700 bush. corn; Dundee, Milwaukee, 15,600 bush. wheat. The tug Glide arrived with six barges.

Messrs. James Swift & Co.'s wharf - schr. Fanny arrived from Oswego with a general cargo; str. Osprey and props. St. Lawrence and America arrived from Hamilton; the steamer Corsican passed down, and the steamer Spartan passed up last night with a load of immigrants.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - Arrived: schrs. Clara Youell, Inverhuron, 15,910 bush. wheat; Sweet Home, Toronto, 9,128 bush. wheat. Cleared: Barges Martin and Hawk, with 12,500 bush. wheat each, per Government Tug Line.

Prop. Africa - This fine boat made her trial on Saturday, and was very successful. It is proposed to make her first trip about Wednesday.

Lighthouse Service - The prop. Bruno, of Chatham, has been engaged to perform the lighthouse service on the lakes for the present year to deliver the lighthouse supplies for the Dominion Government.

Port Colborne, June 6th - Down: Schrs. Northumberland, Kincardine, wheat; Emery, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Albatross, Capetown, Kingston, timber; Sweden, Bay City, do., do.; Rockaway, Port Huron, Oswego, lumber; St. Lawrence, Toledo, Kingston, timber; Lumina, Cleveland, Brockville, coal; New Dominion, of Quebec, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; D. Freeman, Port Huron, Kingston, staves; prop. Cleveland, Milwaukee, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; schr. Belle, Port Ryerse, Welland, lumber; J.S. Clark, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; prop. Sovereign, Chicago, Montreal, gen. cargo.

Up: Schr. Bismarck; prop. Lawrence; barque Geo. Thurston; Clayton Belle, St. Andrews, Florida, John Marks, Lathrop, Arctic; schrs. Telegraph, Montgomery, S. Shickluna, E.B. Rathbun; props. Buckeye, Bristol and Argyle.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 9, 1873