The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 10, 1876

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p.2 Marine News

There is not much doing in the harbour today, the arrivals being very few in number.

The prop. Calabria arrived last night from Matilda. She is pretty badly damaged, and will be taken to Port Dalhousie for repairs. Messrs. Power & Son will patch her up a little to enable her to reach that port.

At Swif's wharf the Nile arrived from the Canal, and went over to Cape Vincent with a load of poplar wood. The Oswego Belle arrived from Oswego.

G.M. Millar & Co. - Arrived, schrs. Caledonia from Consecon and Cobourg with 7,200 bush. peas; Vision from Trenton with 1,500 bush. peas. Cleared - barges Princess 22,000 bush. peas; Mona, 17,500 bush. wheat, for Montreal.

The steamer Rochester arrived at A. Gunn & Co.'s wharf.

Port Colborne, May 9th, 7 p.m. - Up - prop. St. Albans, Ogdensburg, Chicago, gen. cargo; Willie Keller, Charlotte, do., coal; Orient, do., do., do.; L.L. Lamb, Oswego, Detroit, coal; Havana, do., Chicago, coal; M.L. Breck, Port Dalhousie, light; Wanette; Clara Parker, Port Colborne, Escanaba, light.

Down - schr. Wawanosh, Bay City, Kingston, timber; Albatross, do., do., do.; Jessie Stuart, Cleveland, Port Dalhousie, coal.

In Harbour - schr. Eliza Allen, Ellan Theresa, Lamb, Russian, Farewell, Havana, Journeyman, E.H. Rutherford, Snowbird, Orient, Willie Keller, Garibaldi, Wanette, M.L. Breck, Perry White, scow Richardson, steambarge Mary Mills, Germania and tow, Pittsburg and tow.

Sarcastic - The fine art reporter of the Oswego Palladium must have been bilious when he got off the following paragraph:

"The marine artist who painted the picture on the stern of the schooner Snow Bird, of Kingston, ought to be made a Fellow of the Royal Academy. The leaning tower of Pisgah, the dove, the floating mast, the modern propeller, and one of Cunningham's stranded yachts, taken with the sky and water, stamp him as a painter who will yet make his mark - with a whitewash brush."

The war waged by the Chicago Inter-Ocean against female cooks has borne good fruit. A great many vessel owners have compelled their captains to give up carrying them, and the result is that a higher state of morality will probably prevail in future on the Lake schooners.

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 10, 1876