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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 30, 1873

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p.2 New Steam Yacht - We had the pleasure the other day of inspecting a beautiful new steam yacht, which has been built for Mr. James Wilson, of the Water Works. She is about 30 feet long, by 5 feet beam, and has a fine model, and will be a fast sailor. She has an engine of about 8 horse power.

Marine News

Jones & Miller's wharf - The barges Minnie and Alice Pacy leave with 29,650 bush. wheat.

Coulthurst & McPhie's wharf - The schr. B. Franklin, Toledo, 9,842 bush. wheat; prop. Enterprise, Port Dalhousie, 5,573 (sic) bush. wheat; Jessie McDonald, Toronto, 6,000 bush. wheat; prop. Lake Michigan, Chicago, 5,050 bush. wheat; Alpha, Bay City, 12,000 pipe staves and 8,000 West India staves; Magdala, Dresden, 16,000 pipe staves and 4,000 West India staves; Delina, Toronto, 7,867 bush. ?; Meteor, Oakville, 3,948 bush. wheat; E. Hall, Oakville, 6,315 bush. wheat. Cleared: Onondaga, 17,500 bush. wheat; Carrier, 9,128 bush. wheat; M.A. Grant, 5,573 bush. wheat; Tweed, 3,858 pipe staves and 40,000 West India staves; Elk, 3,500 West India staves and 8,000 pipes; schr. Union Jack, Port Stanley, 1,249 bars r.r. iron and 2 bdls. chairs; British Lion, Port Stanley, 1,358 bars r.r. iron.

Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Wm. Elgin, Toronto, 9,774 bush. wheat; prop. Acadia, Chatham, 4,000 bush. wheat; Hercules, Port Darlington, 13,500 bush. wheat. The tug Glide arrived with 4 barges, and left with Toledo, 21,089 bush. wheat; Kinghorn, 18,097 bush. wheat; Wanda, 10,911 bush. wheat; Dreadnought, 9,560 bush. wheat; Lorne, 16,350 bush. wheat; Convoy, 9,100 bush. wheat; Staghound, 3,098 bush. wheat.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The str. Corinthian in passing up on Wednesday had to put back to harbour from the Ducks. The Passport passed up, and the Corsican and Osprey passed down. The prop. Georgian, Columbia and Armenia passed up and the Acadia and Africa passed down. The Water Lily arrived from Rideau Canal wth a gen. cargo.

Port Colborne, Oct. 29th - Up: schr. Augusta; brig Peerless, Toronto, Erie, barley; schrs. M. Fillmore, Kingston, Chicago, light; O.M. Bond, Oswego, Chicago, coal; Erie Belle, Kingston, Port Burwell, stone; Trinidad, Oswego, Chicago, salt; Lady Dufferin, barque Cambria, Kingston, Port Stanley, r.r. iron; Fanny Campbell, Kingston, Bay Creek, light; steam-barge Tecumseh, Port Colborne, Cleveland, light; schr. J. Pugsley, Welland, Port Dover, light; Twin Sisters, Wanestee ?.

Down: nothing.

Vessels went out today - schrs. Cortez, Madeira, Trinidad, O.M. Bond, steam barge Tecumseh, prop. City of Toledo.

Stolen - The sail boat Brown Jug was stolen last night from the premises of the undersigned. The boat is painted brown, with a red stripe; is half decked, and has a new patch in her mainsail. Any person who will give such information as will lead to the recovery of the boat, and the arrest and conviction of the thieves, will be suitably rewarded.

Oct. 30th Henry Cunningham, Boat Builder.

Police Court - William Reynolds sued Captain Patterson, of the schooner Alpha, for $39.50, being wages due. Captain Patterson expressed his willingness to settle the matter by paying the money, less $19.30, which had been garnisheed in Bay City, Michigan. It was after trial so settled, and the money was deposited in Col. Hance's hands for payment of the garnishee.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Oct. 30, 1873