The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 May 1878

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p.3 Welland Canal - water let in last night.

The Ferry Line - timetable.

Yacht Race - The prizes for the yacht race on Queen's Birthday, at Gananoque, will be $50, $20 and $10. Race open to all yachts 10 tons and under. Only three hands allowed in yachts of five tons and under. All buoys and lights to be turned to starboard.

MARINE - The schooners Elgin and Mary Battle are loading timber for Kingston for Bay City.

-The barges Lincoln, Gibraltar and Lisgar are reported at Chicago for corn to Kingston; the rate is not given.

-At Port Dalhousie the propeller California loaded at the elevator left for Kingston, and propeller Columbia for Montreal.

-The schr. B.W. Folger has arrived at Oswego with the first installment of 2,000 tons of iron ore, now in Kingston, to be shipped to Elmira, N.Y.

Swift's - The prop. St. Albans arrived from Ogdensburg, and the Algerian from Hamilton. The str. Corsican leaves for Hamilton tonight.

-A Belleville company is having a new steamer built by Louis Shickluna, at St. Catherines. It is hoped she will make sixteen miles an hour at best. The vessel will be finished by the first of July, and will be named the City of Belleville.

M.T. Co. - The prop. America arrived from Toronto with 15,074 bush corn, and the tug Bronson left with the following barges: Colborne, 21,000 bush peas; Glengarry, 9,000 bush wheat and 5,100 bush corn; Harvest, 10,855 bush corn; Energy, 13,020 bush wheat; Dalhousie, 15,050 bush corn, all for Montreal.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 4 May 1878