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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 28, 1874

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p.2 Belleville Regatta - This regatta was to go on today. Toronto entered three first-class yachts; Hamilton two, and Cobourg and Belleville one each. In the second class race Belleville made six entries; Trenton two; Brighton two; Picton one; Kingston one (Mr. Offord's Emma); and Shannonville one.

p.3 Marine Intelligence

Montreal Transportation Company - Arrivals: steambarge VanAllan, from Detroit, 15,000 bush. wheat; schr. Two Friends, from Milwaukee, 18,200 bush. wheat; tug Bronson arrived with barges Dalhousie and Advance. Departures: tug Bronson, Cayuga, 16,846 bush. wheat; Wheatbin, 20,000 bush. wheat; Kinghorn, 16,000 bush. do.; Dalhousie, 15,000 do.; Toledo, 18,200 do.

James Swift & Co.'s wharf - steamer Passport from Hamilton; prop. Canada, do.; str. Corsican, Montreal; prop. R.W. Standly, Hamilton; Persia, Montreal; barge Hawk loading peas for Montreal.

Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - Arrived: prop. R.W. Standly, from Detroit, lightened 3,689 bush. wheat; schr. Mary from Port Stanley, 14,800 bush. wheat and peas; tug Wren from Montreal, with barges Siren, Linnet, Falcon, Snipe, Finch, and Swan; left barge Jet at Morrisburg unloading coal. Departures: tug Wren leaves tonight for Montreal, with barges Star No. 1, 20,100 bush. wheat; barge Lark, 16,000 do.; Swan, 17,000 bush. corn; barge Linnet, 16,000 bush. peas, wheat and corn; barge Hawk, 12,000 bush. wheat and peas.

Port Colborne, Sept. 28th - Up: schr. Union, Port Colborne, Buffalo, light; prop. Champlain, Ogdensburg, Chicago, gen. cargo; prop. Scotia, Montreal, do., do.; schr. E. Bates, Oswego, Sandusky, coal; Atlanta, Oswego, Chicago, coal; Clayton Belle, Ontario, Cleveland, iron ore; Belle Mitchell, Oswego, Chicago, salt; Hugh Coyne, Toronto, Cleveland, light; str. Argyle, Hamilton, Wallaceburg, do.; brig Peerless, Hamilton, Cleveland, light; barque Banrick, Kingston, Toledo, do.; schr. D. Freeman, Toronto, Toledo, barley; Rising Star, Charlotte, Chicago, coal; Jas. Wile, Oswego, do., do.; Florida, do., do., do.; C. Ames, Oswego, Detroit, cement and salt; prop. Garden City, Ogdensburg, Toledo, merchandise.

Down: schr. Mary, Pt. Stanley, Montreal, peas & wheat; prop. Standley, Detroit, Kingston, wheat; steambarge Wm. Cowie, Alpena, Oswego, lumber; schr. Fearless, Cleveland, Kingston, coal; Denmark, Ashtabula, Prescott, lumber; Snow Drop, Buffalo, Welland, coal; steambarge Cross, Wustary, Ogdensburg, lumber; Eureka, Chicago, do., coal; schr. Union, Pt. Rice, Pt. Colborne, lumber; Sybilla, Black River, Toronto, coal; barque Malta, Whitely, Collins Bay, timber; schr. Montblanc, Detroit, Ogdensburg, wheat; Star of Hope, Bay City, Cape Vincent, lumber; W.R. Phelps, Milwaukee, Oswego, wheat; W.H. Oades, Toledo, do., corn and wheat; W.G. Grant, Detroit, do., wheat and hoops; F. Crawford, do., Ogdensburg, lumber; Pacific.

Port Colborne, Sept. 28th - The steam barge Abercorn, loaded with lumber, went ashore on Morgan's Pt. last night, and is reported to be four feet out. Two tugs from here have gone to her assistance.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 28, 1874