The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 May 1878

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p.2 The Great Boat Race - life histories of Hanlon and Plaisted (almost full column).

p.3 W.W. - yacht Katie Gray; the Island Belle while on her way from Cape Vincent down the river, ran into a field of ice 3/4 of an inch thick near the Bay on Monday morning.

Marine - M.T. Co. - The tug Bronson arrived with a tow from Montreal and leaves tonight with five barges for Montreal. The arrivals are - prop. Africa, from Toledo, and schooner Gold Hunter, from Port Darlington, with 19,000 bushels of wheat.

Swifts - The propeller Lowell passed up for Toledo, the Armenia, from Ogdensburg to Toronto, and the Persia passed down from St. Catherines for Montreal. The propeller Kincardine also called en route for Belleville.

Holcomb & Stewart - The arrivals are: propeller Sovereign from Toronto lightened 4,212 bushels of corn and proceeded for Montreal; steam barge Clinton, 17,170 bush corn; barge Grimsby, do, 20,000 do; Clyde, do, 16,326 bush do; Gleniffer, do, 20,807 bush do. Departures for Montreal: barges William, 21,000 bushels of corn; Star, No. 1, 21,000 do; Mina, 18,000 do.

-The schooner B.W. Folger arrived with coal for the Gas Company.

Chicago Charters: Kingston - Schr. G.C. Finney, corn at 5 cents.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 May 1878