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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 May 1878

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p.3 Garden Island - The schooner Anglo-Saxon from Pentwater, with timber, and the schr. St. Lawrence, from Toledo, with timber, arrived in with a free sheet this morning. Five vessels for the island are in their wake.

Rowing Club - The Wolfe and Garden Islanders have formed a rowing club, and an efficient one it will be. Mr. Delos Hinckley will be sent to Toronto to train with Mr. Hanlan, with the view of sending him to the Boston regatta in June. Success to the club, say we.

Marine - At the St. Lawrence Company's dock the arrivals are: propeller Empire State, Toledo, 10,500 bushels of corn; prop. Lowell, Toledo, lightened 5,000 bushels of corn and then proceeded to Montreal. The tug Frank Perew, from Montreal, arrived with the following barges: Minnesota, Powerful, Winona, B, and schr. Star.

-At Stewart's the schr. Defiance arrived from Hamilton with 6,000 bushels of wheat.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 11 May 1878