The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 27, 1878


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Montreal Transportation Co. - Schr. Sam Cook, Chicago, 19,427 bush. corn.

James Swift's - Called - steamers Spartan, Cuba and Persia, from Montreal; Milwaukee, from Toledo; schrs. T. Voges, grindstones, Cleveland; J.G. McGrath, 380 tons soft coal, Cleveland; B.W. Folger, 250 tons coal.

Holcomb & Stewart - Arrived - prop. Armenia, Toronto, 16,000 bush. corn; schrs. A. Muir, Toledo, 20,500 bush. corn; Nellie Sherwood, Consecon, 5,000 bush. peas; Tempest, from Muskegon, 260,000 feet deals; tug Chieftain, with four light barges.

St. Lawrence & Chicago Forwarding Co. - Mont Blanc, Chicago, 21,966 bush. corn; Jessie Hall, from Port Dalhousie, with barges Mohawk and Seneca, and 52,173 bush. corn; prop. Acadia, Toledo, 1,601 bush. corn; Nevada, Toledo, 19,188 bush. corn; Belle of Hamilton, Brighton, 6,200 bush. peas; Nellie Sherwood, Consecon, 2,000 bush. peas; tug Frank Perew, with barges Minnesota and Janes. Departures - in tow of Jessie Hall, with barges Nebraska, 22,950 bush. corn; Tiger, 12,508 bush. wheat; tug Frank Perew, with barges Minnesota, 19,989 bush. wheat; Janes, 9,756 bush. wheat and 1,601 bush. corn; and schr. Blanche.

At a regular meeting of the Sailors' Union, held at Chicago on Thursday, it was "Resolved, That we, the union seamen of Chicago, will not sail for less than $1.50 per day." It was also decided to forbid union men from shipping on the schooner Gamecock at any price, in consequence of some trouble with her master respecting wages.

Advices from Cleveland, on Tuesday, says coal freights are firm at 40 cents to Milwaukee and Chicago. Vessels are scarce and there is not a very large amount of coal.

Grain is being trimmed at $1 per thousand bushels to Milwaukee.

Port Colborne, May 25th - Up - schrs. Mary Grover, Hamilton, Cleveland, light; Agnes Hope, Kingston, Cleveland, light; Starling, Toronto, Black River, light; Blazing Star, Ogdensburg, Cleveland, iron ore; Jennie Graham, Port Metcalfe, Sault Ste. Marie, light. Prop. City of Concord, Ogdensburg, Chicago, gen. cargo.

Down - schrs. J.T. Mott, Black River, Brockville, coal; D.M. Foster, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Mary Copley, Toledo, Oswego, grain; Anglo Saxon, Toledo, Garden Island, timber; Lewis Ross, Black River, Brockville, coal; Republic, Toledo, Clayton, timber; Ontario, Goderich, Kingston, wheat; C. Ames, Toledo, Oswego, corn and wheat; H. Dudley, Toledo, Kingston, corn; H. Roney, Toledo, Garden Island, timber; St. Lawrence, Toledo, Kingston, timber; Erie Belle, Kincardine, Kingston, wheat; Picton, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Siberia, Toledo, Garden Island, timber; Niagara, Kincardine, Kingston, wheat; Mary Jane, Bay City, Garden Island, timber; Cavalier, Bay City, Collins Bay, timber; Eliza Allen, Manitoulin, Port Colborne, lumber; Bolivia, Chicago, Kingston, corn; Lady Dufferin, Black River, Toronto, coal. Barges H.F. Church, Toledo, Ogdensburg, corn; A.C. Keating, Toledo, Ogdensburg, corn. Props. Acadia, Toledo, Montreal, gen. cargo; Prussia, Chicago, Montreal, corn; D.W. Powers, Chicago, Kingston, corn; Cleveland, Toledo, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo.

In Harbour - schrs. C. Raab, Mary Grover, Starling, Jennie Graham, Agnes Hope. Prop. Asia.

Port Colborne, May 27th - Noon - Up - schrs. Starling, Toronto, Black River, light; Blazing Star, Ogdensburg, Cleveland, iron ore; Jennie Graham, Port Metcalfe, Sault Ste. Marie, light; Annie Falconer, Kingston, Cleveland, light; Westwind, Welland, blank, light; McVea, Oswego, Chicago, coal. Prop. Asia, Kingston, Sarnia, railroad iron.

Down - schooners Niagara, Kincardine, Kingston, wheat; Mary Jane, Bay City, Garden Island, timber; Cavalier, Bay City, Collinsby, timber; Eliza Allan, Manitoulin, Port Colborne, lumber; Bolivia, Chicago, Kingston, corn; Lady Dufferin, Black River, Toronto, coal; Garibaldi, Black River, Brockville, coal; Wawanosh, Black River, Toronto, coal; Mary Lydon, Bay City, Kingston, staves; Montgomery, Ashtabula, Clayton, timber; Hoboken, Black River, Brockville, coal; Acacia, Black River, Toronto, coal; Mary Merritt, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; David Sharp, Port Dover, St. Catharines, cordwood; Lady McDonald, Port Burwell, Kingston, gen. cargo; barges H.T. Church, Toledo, Ogdensburg, corn; A.C. Keating, Toledo, Ogdensburg, corn; propellor Cleveland, Toledo, Ogdensburg, corn; Oswegatchie, Chicago, gen. cargo; City of New York, Toledo, gen. cargo; L. Shickluna, Toledo, Montreal, corn.


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May 27, 1878
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 27, 1878