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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 25, 1873

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Jones & Miller's wharf - Caledonia, Cobourg, 7,500 bush. wheat. The barge Fontenac leaves tonight with 21,700 bush. wheat, ex. schr. Laura.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Rival, Toledo, 14,983 bush. wheat; prop. Enterprise, Port Dalhousie, 22,000 bush. wheat; Philo Bennett, Port Whitby, 6,896 bush. wheat; Albacore, Chicago, 19,173 bush. wheat; Hartford, Chicago, 18,382 bushels of wheat.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The steamer Picton and prop. Calabria up, and props. Indian and Dromedary down.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - The schr. Hannah Butler, Toronto, 7,500 bush. wheat; Jessie Macdonald, Toronto, 5,600 bush. wheat. The barges Swan, Robin and Snipe leave tonight with 45,000 bush. wheat.

Port Colborne, Oct. 24th - Down: schrs. Wacousta, Cleveland, Hamilton, coal; G.G. Houghton, Milwaukee, Ogdensburg, wheat; R. Gaskin, Bear Creek, Collins Bay, timber; L.L. Lamb, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; Sarah Jane, prop. Cleveland, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo.

Up: prop. Brooklyn, schrs. American, New Dominion of Toronto, Undine, Cheney Ames, Finney, J.H. Breck.

Wind this morning west. Part of fleet left, is now southwest, fresh.

The Late Captain McEvoy - An inquest was held on the body of this gentleman at Brockville last night by Coroner Sholes. From the evidence taken it appears that the deceased slept on Thursday night at the International Hotel, which he left about half past seven on Friday morning to proceed on board his vessel. He walked down to the pier, on which was piled a large quantity of lumber, and which was very wet and slippery. He must have slipped into the water from this place, and being unable to swim, he was drowned before assistance could be rendered from his vessel, which was only a short distance from the wharf. The jury returned a verdict of "Accidentally drowned." Great sympathy is felt in town for his widow and children, who are thus prematurely deprived of the assistance of a kind husband and father. Captain McEvoy's funeral will take place tomorrow from his late residence on Johnson street to St. Mary's cemetery.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 25, 1873