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

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Jones & Miller's wharf - The barge Beaufort leaves tonight with 22,500 bush. wheat ex-Thomas Parsons. This is the largest barge in the carrying trade of the St. Lawrence. It measures 365 tons, and has a capacity for 24,000 bushels.

Coulthurst & Macphie's wharf - The barge Powerful, from Montreal, 300 tons pig iron; barge B., Montreal, 822 bars rail iron.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - The tug Bronson arrived with three barges and 412 tons rail iron; tug Charlotte, 4 barges, light. Prop. Enterprise, Port Dalhousie, 21,150 bush. corn; prop. Acadia, Milwaukee, lightened 4,000 bush. wheat.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The strs. Spartan and Abyssinian passed up; strs. Athenian and Corinthian passed down; the prop. Georgian passed down. The schr. Hibernia is loading iron ore for Charlotte.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - The prop. Scotia, from Milwaukee, lightened 4,702 bush. wheat; prop. Dominion, Toledo, lightened 4,456 bush. corn; and both proceeded down the river.

Messrs. Fraser and George's new steam barge Saxon leaves today for a trial trip to Millhaven, after which she comes back to the harbour to complete her fittings. She is a very handsome boat.

Port Colborne, July 8th - Up: Steam-barge Herald, prop. City of Concord, schrs. Telegraph, G.C. Finney, Arctic, Maggie, S.J. Lup, Trade Wind, G. Mollinson, Benedict, prop. Akron, barque Geo. Thurston, prop. Canada, Prussia, barge Angus, steam-barge Wm. Cowie, schr. P.M. Rogers.

Down: steam-barge Kincardine, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; barge Andrews, do., do., do.; schr. Graton, Bay City, Kingston, lumber; Madeira, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; Clyde, Bay City, Kingston, timber; prop. St. Albans, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; schr. Antelope, Cleveland, Toronto, coal.

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