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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Oct 1865

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p.2 Another Strike - ..."The strikers at the Marine Railway went to work on Monday last, the two butchers working as journeymen having been discharged."

p.3 Marine Items - arrivals and departures; - The steamer Gazelle injured one of her wheels at Wolfe Island yesterday, and was obliged to dispense with it for the while, sailing during the day with the other.

-The Merritt - returned from Cardiff to Quebec with coal.

-Propeller Sunk - The Propeller Avon, from Hamilton, with a cargo for Montreal, struck on Wednesday between the buoy in Lake St. Louis near Lachine, and sunk near the entrance of the Lachine canal.

-Schooner Thistle Ashore - The schooner Thistle, Capt. Connaher, a Canadian craft, went ashore several days since near Long Point, bound for this port with a cargo of barley. She was brought in this morning in a sunken condition by one of Smith & Post's tugs. Her cargo was all wet, and of course much damaged. [Oswego Times]

-Vessels Passed Through Welland Canal - Oct. 5.

-Imports - 5,6.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Oct 1865