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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Jul 1877

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p.3 Charters - from Chicago to Kingston and Ogdensburg listed.

The Larceny - at Toronto Police Court: man on str. Spartan charged with stealing from passenger.

W.W. - Capt. John Foley of str. Oswegatchie died.

Boat Race - started from McCorkell's.


-The following are the arrivals since Friday: Nevada, Milwaukee, 18,000 bus wheat, St. Lawrence Co.; Typo, Milwaukee, 18,800 bush wheat, M.T. Co.; Mary Lyons, Chicago, 29,095 bush corn, M.T. Co.; Arabia, Chicago, 20,000 bush do., M.T. Co.; prop. Dominion, Toledo, lightened 3,862 bush corn at Holcomb & Stewart's, and then proceeded to Montreal.

Vessels passed down through the canal: Schr. Mary A. Lynon (sic), Bay City, Garden Island, staves. Prop. Dominion, Toledo, Montreal, corn; Abercorn, Capeville, Ogdensburg, lumber; Acadia, Toledo, Montreal, gen. cargo.

W.W. - Capt. John Foley, of the steamer Oswegatchie, of the N.T. Line, died of heart disease near Clayton while the steamer was on her trip.

-Capt. Collier, now in Kingston with his newly purchased steamer, theNew York, getting her engines overhauled and refitted, will take his old route on the Bay soon.

Charters - Chicago engagements for Kingston: Schooners L.S. Hammond, O.M. Bond, Mary Copley and H.F. Church, corn at 4 1/2 cents. To Ogdensburg - Props. Garden City and Milwaukee, corn, through rate; Lawrence, wheat, through rate.

That Larceny - Wm. Bell, one of the men on the steamer Spartan, was charged at the Toronto Police Court on Saturday with stealing $260 from a lady passenger on board that vessel. The case was enlarged until the 13th inst.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Jul 1877