The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 13, 1873

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p.1 Marine News

There is a probability of a good deal of activity in the grain trade this week, one forwarder having advices of 20 vessels, and another 15 vessels.

Jones & Miller's wharf - schr. Sam Cook, Chicago, 21,700 bush. wheat.

Coulthurst & McPhie's wharf - schr. Agnes, Toronto, 6,130 bush. wheat; Olivia, Toronto, 7,545 bush. wheat; Dauntless, Toronto, 10,790 bush. wheat; Hercules, Port Dalhousie, 14,000 bush. wheat.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The steamers Corsican, Spartan and St. Lawrence passed up, and the Osprey and Magnet down. The steam-barge Nile leaves for Rideau Canal with gen. cargo, and the tug S.S. Edsall coaled.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - The schrs. Garrett Smith, Chicago, 15,264 bush. wheat; Hoboken, Chicago, 18,000 bush. wheat; Mary Copley, 17,300 bush. wheat; L.S. Hammond, Chicago, 17,000 bush. wheat; Garibaldi of Hamilton, Port Stanley, 12,400 bush. wheat; Bell McPhie, Chatham, 7,000 bush. wheat. Cleared per tug Wren - Lark, 19,000 bush. wheat; Linnet, 17,000 bush. wheat; Snipe, 12,000 bush. wheat; Hawk, 12,000 bush. wheat. Per tug Annie, 14,000 bush. wheat.

Good Wages - The shovellers at Messrs. Holcomb & Stewart's elevator on three days of last week made an average wage of $27 per man.

Port Colborne, Oct. 11th - Up: schr. W.Y. Emery, props. Cleveland, City of Toledo.

Down: schrs. Mediterranean, Sandusky, Toronto, coal; Wm. Ellis, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Melrose, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; C. Youell, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Westside, Milwaukee, Oswego, wheat; steam-barge Swallow, New Glasgow, Ogdensburg, lumber; bark D.M. Foster, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; schrs. Undine, Cleveland, Hamilton, coal; Rathbun, Sandusky, Toronto, coal; props. Champlain, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; Buckeye, Toledo, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; steam-barge Lothair, Chicago, Kingston, gen. cargo; bark Montgomery, Chicago, Port Colborne, wheat.

p.2 Customs Imports - Oct. 11th - Schr. Oriental, Toledo, Calvin & Breck, 175 pcs. oak, 10 pcs. ash, 4 pcs. w. wood.

Brig Henry Roney, Toledo, Calvin & Breck, 175 pcs. oak, 17 pcs. ash.

Barque London, Toledo, Calvin & Breck, 174 pcs. oak, 12 pcs. ash, 1 pc. w. wood.

Schr. Norway, Toledo, Calvin & Breck, 225 pcs. oak, 13 pcs. ash.

Schr. Lafayette Cook, Toledo, Calvin & Breck, 153 pcs. oak, 13 pcs. ash.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 13, 1873