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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 10, 1873

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Coulthurst & Macphie's wharf - Cleared: Barge D., 13,400 bush. corn; 970 bush. wheat; M.A. Grant, 1,600 bush. corn, 9,895 bush. wheat.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - The prop. Enterprise arrived from Port Dalhousie with 21,562 bush. corn. The tug Glide left with barges Relief, 12,409 bush. corn; Burgess, 10,750 bush. wheat; Amazon, 9,599 bush. wheat; Royal Oak, 14,000 bush. wheat; Convoy, 8,000 bush. wheat; Corn Crib, 13,449 bush. wheat.

Messrs. James Swift & Co.'s wharf - Str. Nile, from Rideau Canal, general cargo and iron ore; barge Bedford is unloading iron ore; the schrs. Sweet Home and Emily are unloading iron ore for Fair Haven; the steamers Corinthian and Picton passed down.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - Arrived: Prop. Sovereign, from Milwaukee, lightened 5,000 bush. wheat, and prop. Scotia, from Milwaukee, lightened 4,000 bush. wheat and proceeded to Montreal.

Man Killed - The propeller Enterprise brought to Kingston the body of a man named Duffy, who had been killed by falling from the yard of the Madeira at Port Colborne. In falling he alighted on his head, and was killed instantaneously. We believe he belonged to Storrington, and his friends took away the body this morning for internment. He was only married a few months.

Port Colborne, June 9th, Down: Schrs. J.D. Hayes, Buffalo, Ogdensburgh, light; props. Sovereign, Milwaukee, Montreal, wheat; Stanley, Toledo, Kingston, gen. cargo; Scotia, Milwaukee, Montreal, wheat; steam barge Wm. Cowie, Port Huron, Ogdensburgh, lumber; schrs. Picton, Erie, Toronto, coal; London, Toledo, Kingston, timber; Alexander, Bay City, do., do.; Madeira, Milwaukee, Oswego, wheat; M.C. Cameron, Goderich, Oswego, wheat; Yankee Blade, Chicago, Ogdensburgh, corn; prop. Oswegatchie, Chicago, Ogdensburgh, gen. cargo; schrs. Grenada, Milwaukee, Oswego, wheat; D. Williams, Toledo, do., do.

Up: Props. Brooklyn, Granite State, schrs. Delos de Wolf, W. Folger, Two Brothers, steam barge Westford; schrs. Cavalier, Belle, Fellowcraft, Diana Norris, Nassau, F. Crawford, W.B. Phelps; steam barge A.A. Turner, barques Eureka, Acton; schr. J. Luff; steam barge Lincoln.

City Council - Alderman McIntyre handed in the petition of William Power & Co., asking for a remission of their taxes on account of the extension of their shipyard.

p.2 The Gazelle - The steamer Gazelle has been purchased by the Ottawa River Navigation Company to be used as a tow boat between Ottawa and Grenville, for which purpose she is well adapted.

County Court and General Sessions - Mitchell vs Roberts - An action brought to recover the amount of a bill for repairs to the propeller Bruno. A verdict was taken for the plaintiff for $400, subject to a reference to arbitration. Mr. John Mudie for plaintiff; Mr. James O'Reilly, Q.C., for defendant.

Card of Thanks - Calvin & Breck thanked by Chief Engineer of Fire Brigade for donation of money and kind attention at late fire.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 10, 1873