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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 18, 1874

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p.1 City Council - (part) Ald. White brought up the report of the Committee on Wharves and Harbour which reported a resolution that the Chairman of the Committee and the City Engineer be requested to ascertain the value of breakwaters and piers or wharves in the City of Kingston for the information of F. Braun, Esq., of the Public Works Department.

That the City Solicitor be requested to notify Messrs. George Brown and John McEwan to remove the barges lying at the slip on Bay St. in accordance with the by-law.

That the Harbour Master be permitted to paint the buoys in the harbour, also to repair a broken one. Attached to the report was a report of the City Engineer, giving "the value of breakwater and piers or wharves in Kingston harbour, as follows:

Breakwater, King street - $ 1,624.00

Mr. Hamilton' wharf - 750.00

Mr. Cunningham's wharf - 750.00

Water Works wharf - 2,500.00

Messrs. Davidson & Doran's wharf - 3,500.00

Mr. Power's wharf - 1,300.00

Mr. Carruther's wharf - 1,800.00

Locomotive Works wharf - 6,000.00

Messrs. Gunn & Co.'s wharf - 8,500.00

Grand Trunk Railway wharf - 1,500.00

St. Lawrence wharf - 3,500.00

Mrs. Baker's wharf - 1,500.00

Messrs. Folger & Hanley's wharf - 3,000.00

Messrs. Gurney & Co.'s wharf - 1,500.00

Mr. Richardson's wharf - 1,500.00

Montreal Transportation Co.'s wharf - 3,500.00

Mr. Gildersleeve's wharf - 2,000.00

Mr. Chaffey's wharf - 3,000.00

Mr. Donahoe's wharf - 1,000.00

Mr. Flanigan's wharf - 2,500.00

Barrack wharf - 300.00


A discussion arose concerning the above statement, which was considered very low, and the report was referred back to the committee for amendment.

p.2 Marine Intelligence

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - prop. Scotia from Chicago, 4,000 bush. wheat; prop. Alma Munro, from Chicago, 4,000 bush. wheat; tug Wren leaves with barges Eagle, 20,000 bush. wheat; Finch, 12,500 bush. wheat; and Star No. 1, from Brockville, 400,000 feet deals for Quebec.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - steamer Bohemian from Montreal; Norseman from Rochester, Passport from Hamilton; Corsican from Montreal; Picton from Trenton; prop. City of St. Catharines from Montreal; Kincardine left for Oswego.

Jones and Millar's wharf - prop. Asia from Chicago, 14,000 bush. wheat.

Montreal Transportation Co.'s wharf - tug Glide arrived with barges Dalhousie, Detroit, Duluth and Toledo.

Port Colborne, Aug. 17th - Down: prop. Scotia, Chicago, Montreal, wheat; City of Montreal, Chatham, Montreal, gen. cargo; Brooklyn, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; schr. Thos. Simms, Milwaukee, Kingston, wheat; S.D. Hungerford, Toledo, Ogdensburg, corn; Anna Craig, Bay City, Kingston, timber; Southampton, do., do., timber and staves; New Dominion of Toronto, Ashtabula, Toronto, coal; barque Gibraltar, Bay City, Kingston, timber; brig Baltimore, Erie, Pt. Dalhousie, coal; schr. Portage, do., Toronto, do.; prop. Alma Munro, Chicago, Montreal, wheat and ashes; schr. Samuel Amsden, St. Williams, Welland, lumber; steambarge D.W. Powers, Toledo, Ogdensburg, corn and wheat; schr. Belle, Buffalo, Welland, coal and lime; Azov, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; O. Mitchell, do., Oswego, do.; prop. Cleveland, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; schr. Agnes, Ashtabula, Toronto, coal; Magellan, Bay City, Kingston, timber; barque Arabia, Milwaukee, do., wheat and staves; Fanny Campbell, Bay City, Kingston, timber; tug Porter, Cleveland, Toronto; schr. F.N. Barker, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; Nassau, do., do., do.; Atlanta, do., Oswego, do.; Jennie Miller, Detroit, Kingston, do.; Brooklyn, Chicago, Oswego, oats; St. Andrews, Amherstburg, Kingston, timber; prop. Schooner (sic), Detroit, Ogdensburg, wheat and staves; schr. D. Freeman, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; barque Bessie Barwick, Big Creek, Pt. Metcalfe, timber and staves; schr. Bay Trader, Pt. Ryerse, Stonebridge, lumber; steambarge Jenkins, T.S. Mott, schr. Annie Mulvey, Providence Bay, Port Colborne, lumber; H.M. Scover, Milwaukee, do., wheat.

Up: prop. St. Albans; schr. Thos. Parsons, Thorold, Buffalo, wheat; scow Two Brothers, do., do., do.; prop. Dromedary, Montreal, Toledo, light; Ocean, Montreal, Milwaukee, light; tug Winslow, Port Colborne, Detroit, light; schr. Alsora, Port Colborne, Cleveland, light; tug (sic) Sweepstakes, Port Colborne, Detroit, light; schr. Polly M. Rogers, Cape Vincent, Toledo, stone; Pride of America, Kingston, Bay City, light; Miami Belle, Oswego, Toledo, coal; C. Ames, Oswego, Detroit, coal; W.J. Greenwood, Cobourg, Cleveland, iron ore; W. Cupper, Kingston, Providence Bay; Wm. Howe, Kingston, Bay City, light; Niagara, Kingston, Kincardine, light; steambarge Abercorn, Ogdensburg, Saginaw, light; schr. Rathbun, Toronto, Cleveland, light; Sligo, Clayton, Romney, light; Monterey, Clayton, Chicago, light; Bermuda, Mill Point, Cleveland, light; Undine, Toronto, do., do.; prop. City of Toledo, Ogdensburg, Chicago, gen. cargo; Empire, do., do., do.; schr. Thos. Perry, Rochester, Detroit, coal.

Insolvent Act of 1869 and Amendments

In the matter of Michael O'Gorman, an insolvent.

The insolvent has made an assignment of his estate to me, and the Creditors are notified to meet at my office, in the City of Kingston on Thursday, the third day of September, A.D. 1874, at one o'clock in the afternoon, to receive statements of his affairs, and to appoint an Assignee.

Kingston, 18th August, 1874 James Shannon, Interim Assignee.

(boat-builder ?)

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 18, 1874