The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 11, 1874

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Buffalo, July 10th - Another sad and terrible disaster occurred last night on the Buffalo River, by which three lives were lost. Despite the cries of "Look out" from the passengers of the tug Golden City, Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon and their son, who were out taking a sail in a small boat, were run into and submerged. Before they could be recovered life was extinct in all three. It is understood that a most rigid and searching examination will be instituted, to ascertain whether carelessness has not been the chief cause of the disaster.

p.2 The little steam yacht Eva is engaged going round the harbour nearly every evening with pleasure parties of twenty or thirty.

The Express Line - Monday next the steamers of the Royal Mail Line commence calling at Charlotte on their down trips on Lake Ontario. They will call there every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, for Alexandria Bay and Ogdensburg, connecting at Prescott with boats for Montreal, etc.

p.3 Marine Intelligence

J. Swift & Co. - strs. Passport from Montreal; Picton from Montreal; Corsican from Hamilton; Kincardine from Oswego; steambarge Gatineau from Ottawa.

Montreal Transportation Company - schr. Belle Mitchell, from Chicago, 22,216 bushels corn.

St. Lawrence & Chicago Forwarding Co. - barges Nebraska, 22,786 bushels wheat; and Winona, 15,200 bushels wheat left for Montreal, 22,786 bushels wheat being the largest load that ever went down the canal.

Port Colborne, July 10th - Down: schr. O. Mitchell, Milwaukee, Oswego, wheat; prop. Dominion, Toledo, Montreal, corn; schrs. A. Muir, Toledo, Kingston, wheat; J.G. McGrath, Dresden, Clayton, lumber; Paragon, Ashtabula, Toronto, lumber.

Up: schr. Louisa, Collins Bay, White Rock, light; J. White, Oswego, Chicago, salt; prop. Lawrence, Ogdensburg, Chicago, gen. cargo; steambarge Tecumseh, Port Colborne, Milwaukee, light; prop. Bristol, Hamilton, ?; schrs. Knight Templar, Oswego, Chicago, salt; Anglo-Saxon, Kingston, Traverse City, light; L.L. Lamb, Kingston, Detroit, light; Eureka of Montreal, Toronto, Cleveland, light; Yankee Blade, Oswego, Chicago, coal;

In harbour - schrs. Wave, Knight Templar, Lamb, Eureka, prop. Garden City.

Steambarge Tecumseh left this p.m. with schrs. J. White, A. Saxon, Louisa and Yankee Blade in tow.

p.4 Customs Imports - 8th - Str. Kincardine, Oswego, J. Cunningham, 12 bxs machinery; F.F. Meaghar, 1 crate herrings.

Schr. E.G. Benedict, Fairhaven, J. Swift & Co., 244 tons coal.

Str. Shickluna, Toledo, Holcomb & Stewart, 3,328 bush. wheat.

Schr. Frank D. Barker, Milwaukee, St. Lawrence & Chicago Forwarding Co., 21,000 bush. wheat.

July 10th - Str. Prussian, Chicago, Jones & Miller, 5,176 bush. wheat.

Schr. Jessie McDonald, Sodus, Folger & Bros., 10 tons pig iron.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 11, 1874