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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 May 1872

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p.1 Marine - Clearances at Toledo and Chicago; at Buffalo only 4 of 12 harbor tugs are running because of damage by ice.

-new str. Peerless of Ottawa River Navigation Co. was launched.

p.2 Harbor Improvements - joint committee of City Council and Board of Trade have agreed on a statement of improvements to be asked for.

-Cornwall May 17 - The track under the first gate to the entrance of the Cornwall Canal gave away tonight, which will stop navigation for a day or so. The steamer Kingston was in the centre lock going east. She will be detained till the lock is repaired.

-The Spartan - ran into barge Staghound in canal.

-Cornwall - navigation only stopped half an hour.

-Garden Island - no arrivals; a French Canadian raftsman broke his leg.

-V.P.T.W.C. - 17.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 18 May 1872