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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 May 1878

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p.3 W.W. - yachts Emma and Surprise.

Marine - M.T. Co. - The arrivals since Queen's Birthday are: Schr. E.H. Rutherford, Toledo, 15,112 bush of corn; schr. Gold Hunter, Toronto, 10,000 bush of wheat; Fellowcraft, Toledo, 14,375 bush of corn; G.C. Finny, Chicago, 17,183 bush of corn; J.H. Hill, Oswego, 150 tons of coal; S. Cook, Chicago, 19,427 bush corn.

Swift's - The following steamers called: Prop. Milwaukee, from Chicago; Persia, from Montreal; Cuba, from Ogdensburg; Water Lily, from Ottawa; and Spartan, from Montreal. The schrs. J.G. McGrath, from Cleveland, arrived with 380 tons of coal, and the B.M. Folger, from Fair Haven, with 250 tons of grate coal.

Holcomb & Stewart's - The following arrivals are reported: Schrs. Bently, Toronto, 20,000 bush of wheat; J.G. Worts, Kincardine, 18,000 bush wheat; prop. Armenia, Toronto, 16,000 bush corn; schrs. A. Muir, Toledo, 20,600 bush corn; W. Sherwood, Belleville, 4,000 bush of peas; Tempest, Muskegon, 250,000 feet of pine deals; six barges from Montreal, light. The departures are: Barge Mora, 17,200 bush of peas; Hawk, 13,000 bush wheat; Star No. 2, 11,100 bush do.

Chicago Forwarding Company - Arrivals: Schooner Ocean Wave, Trenton, 5,619 bushels of peas; A. Bentley, Toronto, 8,933 bush wheat; Wave Crest, Toronto, 9,989 bush wheat; Caledonia, Cobourg, 4,641 bush peas; Montblanc, Chicago, 21,920 bushels of corn. The prop. Acadia lightened 1,601 bush corn. The barges Mohawk, from Port Dalhousie, 28,160 bush of corn; Seneca, 24,016 bush of do, arrived in tow of the tug Jessie Hall, and schooner Nevada, Toledo, 19,288 bushels of corn arrived in tow of the tug Frank Perew. Two barges arrived light. The departures are: tug Jessie Hall and the following barges left for Montreal: Nebraska, 22,950 bush of corn; Tiger, 12,508 bush of wheat. The tug Frank Perew left with the barge Minnie, 19,989 bush of wheat; Janes, 9,706 bushels of wheat and 6,000 bushels of corn, schooner Alanche, 7,000 bushels of peas.

The Gananoque Races - In the race (postponed) of Saturday afternoon the Surprise, of Trenton, came in first. The Eclipse, of Gananoque, came in second, and the Eclipse, of Three Mile Bay, third. The Kingston yachts Emma and Zitella did not wait over for it.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 May 1878