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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 4, 1878

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Royal Mail and Express Line of Steamers

This Line is Composed of the Following First Class Side Wheel Steamers:

Time of Departure from Kingston, commencing Tuesday, 8th July:

At 5:30 P.M. for Toronto and Hamilton, calling at Cobourg, Port Hope, and Bowmanville, Daily, Mondays excepted (weather permitting).

At 5:00 A.M. for Gananoque, Brockville, Prescott, Cornwall and Montreal, Daily (Mondays excepted) passing through the delightful scenery of the Thousand Islands and all the Rapids of the St. Lawrence by daylight, connecting at Montreal with the steamers for Quebec, Murray Bay, Riviere du Loup, Cacouna, Tadoussac and the far-famed River Saguenay, also with the Gulf Ports Steamship Company for all ports in the Maritime Provinces.


At 4 a.m. on Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday for Clayton, Well's Island, Alexandria Bay, Brockville and Prescott.

At 7 p.m. for Oswego and Charlotte.

For Passage Tickets and any information apply at the Lake and River Steamboat Office, St. Lawrence Wharf, foot of Johnson Street.

Kingston, July 2nd, 1878 C.H. Hatch, Passenger Agent.

Customs' Imports - July 4th - prop. Milwaukee, Oswego, G.S. Hobart, 10 boxes, 1 bbl.; Rees Bros., 5 boxes, 2 crates.

p.3 Body Seen - The Captain of the steamer Corinthian reports that when on the trip down this morning near Four Mile Point, he passed the body of a woman floating on the water. He did not stop to make investigation, but the matter was reported to the Police authorities. Since the foregoing was written the body has been towed down to the harbour, and proves to be that of a man. It is supposed to be that of Robert McClymont, who was drowned off the schooner Ada Medora on the morning of the 10th of June. An inquest will be held.

Marine Notes

Port Colborne, July 3rd - Up - schr. Lamb, Oswego, Detroit, coal; Manzanilla, St. Catharines, Cleveland, light; Ella Murton, Hamilton, Cleveland, light; prop. D.R. VanAllen, Quebec, Chatham, light.

Down - schr. St. Lawrence, Toledo, Kingston, timber; Anglo Saxon, Toledo, Kingston, timber; Senator Blood, Toledo, Oswego, corn; Garibaldi, Leamington, Toronto, lumber; prop. City of Toledo, Toledo, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo.

Port Colborne, July 4th - Up - schr. W.A. Smeaton, Hamilton, Cleveland, light; Florida, Charlotte, Chicago, coal. Prop. D.R. Vanallan, Quebec, Chatham, light; Nashua, Ogdensburg, Chicago, gen. cargo; Sovereign, Kingston, Sarnia, railroad iron.

Down - Schr. Blood, Toledo, Oswego, corn; Anglo Saxon, do., Kingston, timber; Garibaldi, Leamington, Toronto, lumber; W. Kellar, Black River, Brockville, coal; J.H. Breck, Grand Island, Garden Island, timber; A. Falconer, Cleveland, Toronto, coal. Prop. Oswegatchie, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), July 4, 1878