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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Jun 1870

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p.2 yacht race at Toronto won by Gorilla of Cobourg.

-The Steamer Kingston - The new connecting rod for the steamer Kingston, still lying at Bowmanville in a disabled condition, was taken up on Sunday evening in the str. Champion. On Friday morning the Kingston may be expected down on her regular trip. Her crew, which were on the Banshee, passed up on Sunday also. The Banshee, with a new crew, takes her place on the line between Ogdensburg and Montreal today.

-Accident - sch. J.S. Clark is at Marine Railway after damage was sustained in a squall off the Ducks.

-The Patent Ship Pump - another letter by Horsey & Breden, challenging Brokenshire.

-Imports - 25.

-ad for str. Watertown - on July 1 change of hours going to Cape Vincent.

p.3 Canal Improvement - engineers surveying Carillon and Grenville canals.

-The George Thurston - The tug Hiram A. Calvin has gone from here to the assistance of the wrecking party now at work on the schr. George Thurston, stranded on Nicholson's Island last fall. She has been raised on blocks, and the tug will endeavor to take her off from the beach. The wreck was purchased this year from the underwriters, by the wrecking party.

-The Rideau Canal Break - should be fixed today.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 Jun 1870