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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 10, 1873

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Jones & Miller's wharf - The barge Stadacona arrived from Montreal with 300 tons salt, which is being unloaded into the schooner Arabia.

Coulthurst & McPhie's wharf - propeller Dromedary, Sandusky, 11,500 bush. wheat; prop. Canada lightened 4,253 bush. wheat from Chicago; schr. Elk, Chicago, 11,465 bush. wheat. The schr. Eglinton and Glengarnock are loading 150 and 190 tons pig iron respectively for Port Stanley.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Tug H.F. Bronson arrived with six barges, and left with Flint, 7,800 bush. corn; Dauntless, 12,056 bush. corn; Detroit, 21,464 bush. wheat; Kinghorn, 19,400 bush. wheat; McCarthy, 16,500 bush. corn; and Idyl, 7,300 bush. wheat.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The steamers Magnet and Abyssinian passed up, and the Corsican and Athenian down. Prop. Bristol passed up. Steam-barge Water Lily arrived from the Rideau Canal with a gen. cargo.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - The barge Martin left per Government tug line for Montreal with 12,300 bush. wheat, and the prop. Bristol is loading 11,000 fire bricks for Hamilton.

As an instance of the immense amount of grain transhipped at Kingston we may state that during the 48 hours on the 31st of August and 1st September, 42 large vessels arrived at the Montreal Transportation Company's dock, having an aggregate of 720,000 bush. of grain, giving an average of over 17,500 bush. for each vessel.

Port Colborne, Sept. 9th - Down: Schrs. Morning Light, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; Rival, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; Wm. Elgin, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Mystic Star, Milwaukee, Oswego, wheat.

Up: prop. Armenia, schrs. Magellan, Wacousta, J.F. Mott, A. Craig, Belle, Sam Cook, Fleur de Marie, Augusta, Mediterranean, Garibaldi, Thos. Parsons, B. Sheridan, Queen of the North, Panokee, A. Mulvey, prop. Akron, schr. J. Williard, steam barge Westford, prop. St. Albans, schrs. Arial, Cape Horn, steam barge A.A. Turner.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 10, 1873