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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 May 1879

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The schooner Rathbun, of Napanee, takes ties from Kingsville for Buffalo.

Gunn's Wharf - The Bangalore was towed down to Prescott to discharge corn.

The schooner Fanny Campbell is chartered to carry crude oil, in bulk, from Sarnia to Montreal.

There is a large quantity of ties being shipped to Buffalo this season from Canadan ports. Most of the carrying is being done by Canadian vessels.

M.T. Co. - Departures: Tug Active with barges Oswego, 14,500 peas; Lolone (sic -Lalonde ?), 18,341 corn; Duluth, 19,600 wheat; Toledo, 21,691 corn; Cleveland, 18,550 wheat.

Swift's wharf - Steamers calling: Spartan, Hamilton; Celtic, Montreal; D.C. West, Westport; tug Eleanor and barges, 5,300 ties, from Rideau Canal for Cape Vincent.

K. & M.F. Co. - Departures: Tug Chieftain, for Montreal, with barges Jet, 21,000 bush corn and peas and 50 tons stone; Mona, 16,000 bush corn and 30 tons iron; Odessa, 15,000 bush rye; Annie, 11,000 bush peas and 50 tons stone.

St. L. & C. F. Co. - Arrivals: schrs. Oliver Mowat, Toledo, 18,000 corn; Caledonia, Cobourg, 6,500 bush peas; Waneetee ?, Sodus Point, 213 tons coal; tug Frank Perew and barges. Departures: Tug Frank Perew, barges Mohawk, 23,000 corn; Onondaga, 18,650 corn; Arthur, 12,500 wheat; Winona, 15,825 corn.

Port Dalhousie, May 19th - Bound up - Schrs. Pandora, Kingston, Pt. Colborne, light; Annie Falconer, do; W.K. Suffel, do; Elgin, do.

Down - Schrs. Anglo-Saxon, Toledo, Kingston, corn; Monticello, do; Victor, do; E.H. Rutherford, do.

Port Colborne, May 19th - Up - schrs. Mary, of Port Stanley, Kingston, Worpith, light; Fellowcraft, do; Erie, do; Russia, do; Chatham, do.

p.3 Wind Wafts - The first raft of the season passed down the river yesterday evening in tow of the Edsell.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 May 1879