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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jun 1894

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p.1 General Paragraphs - The tug Walker left today with six barges of grain for Montreal.

It is likely the str. Princess Louise will run three times a week to Rockport.

The str. Empire State carried 300 excursionists down the river this afternoon.

The work of lightening the steamer Ocean is progressing rapidly, and the cargo will arrive here tomorrow.

F. Mckenzie, steward of the prop. Ocean, has made a sketch of the situation of the propeller on the river.

Edward Adams, steamboat boiler inspector, has been made chairman of the board of inspectors, a deserved compliment from the dominion government.


The schr. Ella Murton may go down to the wreck.

Richardson & Sons were obliged to get a barge of slack coal from Montreal. Part of it will be used at the knitting mill.

The Donnelly wrecking and salvage company has been commissioned to raise the barge Kent as well as the steamer Ocean, sunk in the river St. Lawrence.

Yesterday afternoon the tug Seymour called here for a steam pump to be used in the raising of the barge Kent, sunk during the collision with the prop. Ocean.

Yesterday afternoon the barge J.B.L. arrived from Montreal with 1,000 barrels of Portland cement. About 600 barrels were transhipped into cars here and the balance was left at the wharf of the Kingston penitentiary.

Capt. Daly, Engineer Quigley, and Pilot James Smith, of the steambarge Nile, have been summoned to the police court, Ottawa, for profanation of the Lord's day. The steambarge, last Sunday, was engaged in towing lumber barges. The officers of the Nile did not appear and the matter will come up on the return trip of the Nile gone to Kingston with lumber for the Rathbun company.

p.2 Cape Vincent, June 12th - ....The steam yacht Rex, owned by E.D. Fox, New York, arrived at this port, Saturday evening. She was brought from Chicago, where she was on exhibition at the world's fair. The little craft is a fast one and has made twenty-six miles an hour. She will remain on the river for the season.....The schr. L.S. Hammond, owned by E.K. Burnham, this village, has not been fitted out this season.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Jun 1894