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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 20, 1873

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p.2 The propeller Scotia, owned by Capt. Norris, has just made her best run from Kingston to Port Dalhouisie. She left Kingston at 9:40 a.m., arriving at Port Dalhousie at 12:50 a.m. on Tuesday morning, making the run in 15 hours and 10 minutes.

Amissing - Capt. Thomson, of the prop. R.W. Standly, reports that while coming down the Lake about 5 p.m. on Wednesday, the mess boy, named James Hepburn, was missing. A thorough search was made throughout the boat, but he was nowhere to be found. The Captain thinks that he must either have jumped or fallen overboard. He had been acting in a very strange manner during the early part of the day, telling some of the crew that he was going to die, and saying to others that it would be very cold to go overboard, etc. He was a native of Edinburgh, Scotland.

Marine News

Within the last few days the harbour has begun to assume its winter aspect, and vessels are arriving daily to lay up for the season. The elevators have all been laid up, and business is nearly all settled. Several propellers are still trying to get down, however, but we fear that they will not be able to pass all the way to Montreal.

The prop. East arrived at the Montreal Transportation Company's wharf this morning with 14,000 bushels of wheat from Kincardine. It is doubtful if she will discharge her cargo here.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The schooner Fearless arrived from Cleveland with 360 tons of grate coal, and a number of propellers passed down.

The Bavarian - The work of dismantling the Bavarian commenced this morning. We believe an attempt will be made to get her to Montreal, but we doubt if it will be successful.

Port Colborne, Nov. 19th - Down: schr. Seaton, Toledo, Oswego, wheat; barque Gibraltar, Toledo, Kingston, timber; schr. Sky Lark, Toledo, Ogdensburg, corn; props. City of Concord, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; Lowell, do., do.

Up: propeller Georgian, steam-barge Tecumseh.

p.3 Customs Imports - Nov. 20th - Prop. Bristol, Hamilton, Fenwick, Hendry & Co., 50 caddies tobacco.

Schr. Fearless, Cleveland, J. Swift & Co., 342 tons coal.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Nov. 20, 1873