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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 May 1893

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The tug Petrel is on Davis' dry dock receiving a pair of wheels.

Clearances: sloop Maggie L., Cape Vincent, peas; scow Carleton, Cape Vincent, sand.

The tug Col. By is in from Ottawa. She will tow several barges loaded with ties to Cape Vincent this afternoon.

The prop. Melbourne will be up from Montreal tomorrow. The Melbourne was formerly the Alma Munro but after being extensively improved it was deemed advisable to change the name.

Yesterday the dredge Sir Hector, sunk at the drydock, was raised three feet. Mr. Connolly, president of the Richelieu & Ontario navigation company, is superintendent and works as hard as any of his employees.

In twenty-eight hours the M.T. Co. men unloaded these boats: prop. Rugee, 50,000 bushels; Glengarry, 21,000; Kildonan, 40,000; Minnedosa, 65,500; Rutherford, 18,500; Arabian, 25,000; Enterprize, 26,000; Richardson, 9,700.

Passed Port Colborne: str. New Orleans, Chicago to Kingston, corn; tug Walker and barges, Kingston to Port Arthur, light. Passed Port Dalhousie: str. Calvin, Toledo to Kingston, timber; barge Augustus, Toledo to Kingston, timber.

Davis & Sons have completed R.P. Inglis' steamyacht, and are now holding the yacht for payments. Only $200 of the $1,250 cost has been paid. Mr. Davis states he will not deliver the yacht till his account is settled. The yacht is to go to the north-west.

Arrivals: sloop Maggie L., Consecon, peas and rye; prop. Topeka, Chicago, 50,000 bush. corn; prop. Denver, Chicago, 65,000 bush. corn; prop. Marquette, 50,000 bush. corn; str. Acadia, Montreal; str. Melbourne, Montreal, general cargo; prop. Rhoda Emily, Chicago, 37,000 bush. corn.

The schrs. Annie Falconer, B.W. Folger and Fleetwing, chartered to carry coal for Swift & Co., cleared yesterday for Oswego. The schr. Hanlan went to the same place to load coal and the Nellie Hunter sailed for Charlotte to take on coal for the Kingston gas works. The coal rate from Oswego is 25 cents per ton.

p.2 The Injured Sailor - Edward Rourke of schr. Delaware is doing all right. [Oswego Palladium]

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 May 1893