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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 25, 1873

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Coulthurst & McPhie's wharf - Barges Forth, 15,720 red oak West India staves, 32,500 white oak West India staves, and 3,330 pipe staves.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Steam-barge Lincoln, Milwaukee, 16,000 bush. corn; schr. Lisgar, Milwaukee, 21,000 bush. corn; tug H.F. Bronson, 6 barges light. The H.F Bronson leaves with two barges - Staghound, 10,400 bush. corn, and Convoy, 9,000 bush. corn.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The steamers Abyssinian and Magnet passed up; and the Corsican and Athenian down. The steambarge Adventure arrived from Rideau Canal with a general cargo. The tug Wren coaled here.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - The tug Wren arrived with 5 barges light from Montreal and left with Jet, 21,000 bush. wheat; and Hawk, 12,000 bush. wheat and corn. The prop. L. Shickluna lightened 3,700 bush. corn from Toledo. The barge Star, after being entirely rebuilt, is now ready for a cargo. She is a very handsome boat, and has capacity for 11,500 bush.

The prop. St. Lawrence, after lying for a week at Davidson and Doran's wharf for repairs to her boiler, has left for the upper lake ports.

Port Colborne, July 24th - Up: schrs. W.Y. Emery, Clara Youell; prop. Africa; schr. Maggie, Arctic.

Down: prop. Sovereign, Chicago, Montreal, gen. cargo; schrs. Gold Hunter, Vermillion, Toronto, coal; Albatross, Cleveland, do., do.; Starling, Cleveland, do., do.; Fellowcraft, do., Welland, do.; Paragon, Cleveland, Toronto, do.; Bermuda, Pigeon Bay, Oshawa, wood; steam-barge Wm. Cowie, Detroit, Ogdensburg, lumber; schr. D.M. Foster, Bay City, Kingston, staves; prop. City of Toledo, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; schrs. Sweden, Toledo, Kingston, lumber; J.P. Mack, Cleveland, Welland, coal; H.P. Murray, do., Toronto, coal; Eureka, do., do., do.

p.3 Customs Imports - July 24th - Schr. Mott, Hamilton, Calvin & Breck, 3,002 pipe staves.

July 25th - Str. Corsican, Oswego, R. Hadden, 2 bxs varnish.

Steam-barge Lincoln, Chicago, M.T. Co., 16,000 bush. wheat.

Barge Lisgar, Milwaukee, M.T. Co., 21,000 bush. wheat; P. Clint, 4 bbls. hams.

Schr. Lillian, Oswego, A. Gunn & Co., 500 sacks meal; P. Conroy, 50 bbls. w. lime; 60 bags cracked corn; 57 bags corn and oats.

Str. Shickluna, Toledo, Holcomb & Stewart, 3,606 bush. corn.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 25, 1873