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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 17, 1873

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p.1 Marine News

Jones & Miller's wharf - schr. North Star left with 300 tons railroad iron for Hamilton. The schr. Hercules is loading 250 tons railroad iron for Hamilton, and 53 tons for Port Hope at $1. The prop. Calabria lightened 3,000 bush. corn and proceeded to Montreal.

Coulthurst & Macphie's wharf - schr. Gallatin, Chicago, 20,840 bush. wheat; Hercules, Toronto, 13,190 bush. wheat; Picton, Port Whitby, 9,818 bush. wheat; barge Quebec, 505 bars railroad iron, and 2,000 bdls. railway chairs; barge Canada, 530 bars railroad iron. Cleared: barge Tuscarora, 18,833 bush. wheat.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - City of Manitouac, Milwaukee, 21,800 bush. wheat; Adirondac, Chicago, 17,000 bush. do.; Penokee, Milwaukee, 22,400 bush. wheat.

Messrs. James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The steamer Magnet and Picton, and prop. Georgian passed down, and the prop. R.W. Standly passed up this morning.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - schrs. O.S. Storrs, Port Dalhousie, 8,300 bush. wheat; C. Gearing, Picton, 6,200 bush. wheat.

Port Colborne, June 16th - Down: schrs. Camanche, Milwaukee, Oswego, wheat; Nevada, do., do.; J.R. Noyes, Chicago, do.; Belle Sheridan, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; T. Perry, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; White Cloud, Chicago, Prescott, corn; Hungarian, Manistee, Ogdensburg, lumber; Nett Woodward, Rondeau, Toronto, lumber; White Oak, Bay City, Kingston, staves; Two Brothers of Port Burwell, Cleveland, Port Hope, coal; T. Howland, Chicago, Oswego, corn; Vienna, Pt. Huron, Kingston, staves; Itasca, Milwaukee, Oswego, wheat; Shickluna, Cleveland, Hamilton, coal; Marysburg, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Florence, Cleveland, do.; Azov, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; Morning Light, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; Bay Queen, Port Ryerse, Welland, lumber; Jessie Scarth, Romney, Clayton, lumber; C. Jeffrey, Cleveland, St. Catharines, coal; Baltimore, Cleveland, coal; Dauntless, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Peerless, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; J.P. Mack, Cleveland, Welland, coal; Queen of the Lakes, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; New Dominion of Toronto, Cleveland, coal; Jas. Norris, Toledo, Kingston, timber; Rutherford, Port Elgin, Kingston, wheat; Bennett, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Grace Whitney, Toledo, Ogdensburg, lumber; props. Nashua, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; Shickluna, Chicago, Montreal, gen. cargo; Milwaukee, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; steambarge Glasgow, Bay City, Ogdensburg, lumber; barge S.H. Lathrop, Bay City, do.; India, do., do.; John Mark, do.

Up: schr. Augusta, canal boats Reeve, Horton, Whiter, Pwagner, Hildeth, Grace Murray, Dundee, prop. Cleveland, Ontario, Mary Merritt, Montgomery, Portage, schr. Emery, M.C. Cameron, Almeda, H.P. Murray, Sea Gull.

p.2 Break In The Welland Canal - Stoppage of Navigation - St. Catharines, June 17th - The propeller Granite State of the Northern Transportation Company, bound up, broke 4 gates of Lock No. 2 Welland Canal this morning. Navigation will be interrupted for three or four days, owing to the break in lock No. 2.

Married - At St. Mary's Cathedral, Kingsotn, on the 17th June, by the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop, assisted by the Rev. E. O'Boyle, Mr. Thos. A. Power, son of William Power, Esq., shipbuilder, to Mary T., daughter of the late Isaac Noble, Esq., of this city.

p.3 Custom Imports - June 14th - schr. Fearless, Cleveland, G. Chaffey Bros., 350 tons coal, 12 bbls. dried fruit.

Prop. Bristol, Toledo, M.T. Co., 3,855 bush. corn.

June 16th - Schr. Gallatan, Chicago, Coulthurst & Macphie, 20,840 bush. wheat.

Schr. W. Sanderson, Milwaukee, M.T. Co., 19,963 bush. wheat.

Schr. Floretta, Chicago, M.T. Co., 19,500 bush. wheat.

Sloop Cora, Oswego, Kingston Gas Co., 102 tons coal.

Str. City of Manitowac, Milwaukee, M.T. Co., 21,300 bush. wheat.

p.4 Grain Carrying From The West.- more routes needed to meet needs.

The steamer Francis Smith arrived at Collingwood on Saturday morning, having on board 110 passengers, 20 tons of copper ore, and a quantity of miscellaneous freight. Capt. Robertson reports having experienced most delightful weather throughout the trip with the exception of one day's fog. On her way up she met the Cumberland, also the Manitoba. Near Bruce Mines, on her way down, she passed the propeller Peerless, but shortly after passing, on being signalled, she returned to the assistance of the propeller, whose machinery had become disabled, and towed her back from the Grand River to the canal. This is the second time this season she has rendered assistance to this propeller.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), June 17, 1873