The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 20, 1878

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p.3 The Chicago Seamen's Union announces that, in view of the fact that it reduced wages when freights were low, it has raised them to $1.50 a day, for the reason that grain freights have advanced.

Marine Notes

Port Colborne, Aug. 19th - Up - schr. Canada, Kingston, Cheboygan, light.

Down - schrs. M. McRae, Toledo, Kingston, timber; J.H. Breck, Grand Island, Garden Island, timber; C. Ames, Chicago, Kingston, wheat. Str. Cowie, Tawas, Pt. Colborne, timber.

There will be a sitting of the Maritime Court at Toronto on Thursday next. The cases to come on are hearing the claims in re the Belle Sheridan, and an action for damages, in re the Mary Rose.

The following schooners are under arrest: the Edward Blake at Hamilton, the Watts Sherman at Chippewa, and the Chicago Belle at the same place. There has been altogether 43 cases before the Maritime court since its institution.

Port Colborne, Aug. 20th - Up - schrs. Prince Alfred, Kingston, Spanish River, light; G. Smith, Charlotte, Cleveland, coal; Montana, Clayton, Toledo, light; prop. City of Toledo, Ogdensburg, Chicago, gen. cargo; City of New York, Ogdensburg, Toledo, gen. cargo; Scotia, Montreal, Chicago, light; Ocean, Montreal, Chicago, light.

Down - schr. Montcalm, Chicago, Kingston, grain; prop. Prussia, Detroit, Montreal, gen. cargo; Horne, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; Granite State, Toledo, Kingston, gen. cargo; barge O.G. Hale, Toledo, Kingston, gen. cargo; H.H. Church, Chicago, Ogdensburg, corn.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Aug. 20, 1878