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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 30, 1873

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Coulthurst & McPhie's wharf - Schr. Collier, Toronto, 9,012 bush. wheat; schr. Centurion, Toronto, 5,000 bush. wheat. Cleared: barge Oneida, 9,012 bush. wheat; 5,200 bush. corn, 192 bags peas, 22,652 West India staves, and 90 pieces pipe staves.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - The tug Elfin arrived with 8 barges and 300 tons railroad iron.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The steamers Corinthian and Abyssinian and props. Persia and Prussia passed up; and strs. Passport and Athenian passed down. The tug S.S. Edsall coaled here. The steambarge Saxon arrived from Oswego with 250 tons coal.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - The barge Robin left with 18,000 bush. wheat, and barge Star, with 11,500 bush. wheat for Montreal, per Government tug line.

Garden Island, July 29th - The pilots and men in the habit of running timber and stave drams over the Lachine Rapids have today unanimously refused to run any more oak drams until the balance of the wreck of the Renaud is removed, giving as a reason that they are afraid of striking the wreck, which would cause the drams to sink, and in consequence, most of the men would lose their lives. Up to the present time, the water has been high enough to run the rafts through the channel southward of the Renaud; but the water having fallen, they are now debarred from using this outlet. Unless the balance of the wreck is removed at once it will prove a great loss to lumber-men. Already two large rafts are detained at the head of the rapids.

Courses and Distances For the Lower End Of Lake Ontario - From Oswego to Sacketts Harbor, through Stoney Point Passage N.N.E. 1/4 E.

From Stoney Point Light to Horse Island Light, N.E. 1/2 E. Distance 11 miles.

From Stoney Point Light to the anchorage abreast of Point Peninsula, N.E. by N. 1/2 N. Distance 10 miles.

From mid-channel between the Little Galoo and Stoney Island, to the foot of Big Galoo, N.E. by E. Distance 5 miles.

From the foot of the Big Galoo, to abreast of Tibbitt's Light, N. by W. Distance 14 miles.

From Tibbett's Light, N.E. by N. 1/2 N. Distance 19 miles.(sic)

From Tibbett's Light to the anchorage abreast Cape Vincent, N.E. Distance 4 miles.

From Point Peninsula to Simcoe Light, N.W. by N. Distance 21 miles.

From Galoo Island Light to Horse Island Light, E. by N. Distance 16 miles.

From the anchorage on Real Ducks to Horse Island Light, E. Distance 24 miles.

From Point Peninsula to Upper Gap (Bay of Quinte) N.W. by W. 1/4 W. Distance 30 miles.

From anchorage off Real Ducks to Tibbitt's Light N.E. 1/4 E. Distance 19 miles.

From anchorage off Real Ducks to Simcoe Light, N. by E. Distance 19 miles.

[Oswego Times]

Port Colborne, July 29th - Down: Schrs. Wacousta, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Hoboken, Chicago, Kingston, corn; Florida, do., Oswego, corn; G. Smith, Milwaukee, do., wheat; J.S. Clark, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; America, Milwaukee, Kingston, wheat; P.M. Rogers, do., Cape Vincent, wheat; Oades, Toledo, Kingston, corn; L. Lertin, Toledo, Oswego, wheat; Mediator, Chicago, Port Colborne, wheat; A.L. Andrews, Chicago, Oswego, corn; J. Bigler, Chicago, Kingston, corn; Undine, Cleveland, Hamilton, coal; Theresa, Waldron, Kingston, timber; Sybella, Port Huron, Kingston, staves; Knight Templar, Chicago, Kingston, corn; S.D. Hungerford, Toledo, Ogdensburg, corn; Southampton, Bay City, Kingston, timber; A.T. Merrick, Port Sanilac, Clayton, staves; Nassua, Chicago, Oswego, corn; H.W. Hoag, Chicago, Port Colborne, corn; Jane McLeod, Detroit, Garden Island, staves; Lumina, Cleveland, Belleville, coal; Maria Annette, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Queen of the North, Port Huron, Kingston, staves; W.J. Preston, Milwaukee, Kingston, wheat; Fleur de Marie, Eagle Dock, Garden Island, staves; T.D. Barker, Chicago, Kingston, corn.

Up: prop. Nashua, schr. Annandale, Rockaway, prop. City of Boston, steam-barge Turner, schr. Greer, Whitney, barge Lisgar, barque Augusta.

The yacht Coral, carrying the pennant of Commodore McMaster, Royal Canadian Yacht Club (Capt. R. McMaster commanding) arrived at daybreak yesterday morning from Toronto. We understand she intends cruising for some days among the islands. Her crew consists of Capt. R.S.F. McMaster, Mr. F. Lord, Mr. D. McDonald and Mr. F.B. Steward of Hamilton. She encountered the heavy squall of wind and rain of Monday night, but looked trim and taut yesterday morning.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 30, 1873