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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Apr 1894

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p.1 Incidents of the Day - Capt. Vaughn, Montreal, master of the str. Magnet; Capt. Chestnut, St. Catharines, master of the str. Melbourne; J. Huff, of Hamilton, chief engineer, J. Houston, second engineer, and J.E. Elliott, Denver, purser of the str. Arabian, are stopping at the Anglo-American hotel.


The Welland canal opens today.

The str. North King starts running on the 29th inst.

The str. Maud will not return from the Cape at nights before the 1st of May.

The str. Princess Louise will take the str. Richelieu's trips to Gananoque this year.

The tug Walker with barge Kildonan cleared this morning for Sodus Point to load coal.

The schr. Katie Eccles arrived at Breck & Booth's this morning with a load of wood from Trenton.

The prop. Glengarry, with barges Minnedosa and Winnipeg in tow, left yesterday afternoon for Toledo to load corn.

A. Campbell, Lakeport, Ont., has sold the schooners Keewatin and E.H. Rutherford, to Rogers, the coal merchants, Toronto.

Fred Saunders, to go on the schr. Houghton, missed his boat at Oswego and had to come over on the schr. Ella Murton.

A telegram received this morning states that the schr. Dunn arrived at Port Dalhousie. She passed through the first lock this morning. The Dunn is bound for Toledo.

The steamer Greyhound is being fitted out in Toronto. She has been sold for $13,000 to several parties in that city, who will run her on the Bay of Quinte.

The schr. Ella Murton has arrived with a cargo of coal for Breck & Booth. This cargo was in last year's contract, but the vessel got frozen in at Oswego before she could fulfil it. She left Oswego at twelve o'clock last night and got here at an early hour this morning.

The prop. Bannockburn was to have left yesterday for Toledo with the barge Winnipeg in tow, but on account of some repairs not being finished she was unable to get away. It is expected, however, that she will clear this afternoon. If so she will overtake the steamer Glengarry and take the Winnipeg from her.

p.4 Welland Canal Open - St. Catharines, April 19th - The Welland canal opened today. The water was not up to the standard but locking started at noon.

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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Apr 1894