The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 26, 1873

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p.2 The Lily - This is the name of a pretty little steamer, the property of the Messrs. Anglin, which put in an appearance at Alexandria Bay on Thursday, and which excited the admiration of the spectators. There was quite a number of visitors to the little craft, all of whom were entertained with much hospitality by the owners.

Marine News

Jones & Miller's wharf - The prop. Georgian, from Toledo, lightened 3,547 bush. corn into barge Alice Pacy. The schr. Annie Mulvy arrived from Port Huron with 130,000 staves.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Schr. Tom Simmons arrived from Milwaukee, with 13,200 bush. wheat; prop. Acadia unloaded 100 barrels of whiskey for James Harty & Co.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The steamers Picton, Athenian and Spartan, and prop. Indian up; and Abyssinian and Corinthian passed down.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - The prop. Persia lightened 5,672 bush. corn from Toledo; prop. Alma Munro lightened 4,584 bush. wheat from Chicago, and both proceeded down the river.

The Persia - The prop. Persia arrived here about 6 o'clock last night from Toledo on her first trip down. She is one of the handsomest boats we ever saw, her cabin being most tastefully fitted up. The fittings are of walnut, and the accommodations for passengers are of the highest order. Her appearance on the water is also beautiful. There were about 30 passengers on board from Toledo, who state that they thoroughly enjoyed their excursion down the lake. She was visited by a large number of persons as she lay at the dock, and everyone speaks highly of her. She is owned by Capt. James Norris, of St. Catharines, and forms one of the Merchants' Line. Special attention will be paid to passengers. Captain John Scott, of Kingston, is in command.

Port Colborne, July 25th - Up: Schrs. Flora Emma, Clara Youell, props. Ocean, Granite State, schrs. Maggie, Agnes, Jane Woodruff, Prince of Wales, Rutherford.

Down: schrs. Marysburg, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Picton, Cleveland, do., do.; Lady Macdonald, Bay City, Kingston, staves; prop. Empire, Toledo, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; schr. Wm. Reynor, Toledo, Oswego, corn and wheat.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 26, 1873