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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Jun 1894

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p.1 General Paragraphs - The str. Algonquin has arrived at Portsmouth from Duluth, loaded with grain.

The str. Glengarry, towing the barge Minnedosa is at the M.T. Co.'s dock. The Glengarry will tow the Minnedosa and Kildonan on her next trip up.

British Whig, June 26, 1894

p.1 Cape Vincent, June 26th - ....The str. Jessie Bain went on the Cape-Alexandria Bay route Monday. She is a staunch and fast steamer and is one of Folger's white squadron.


The str. Pelerin is still in Davis' dry-dock undergoing repairs.

The schr. B.W. Folger will clear for Oswego today to load coal.

The sloop Laura has arrived from Gananoque with barley for Richardson & Sons.

Michael Connolly states that the str. Columbian is doing well between Chippewa and Buffalo.

There were no arrivals of grain at either of the forwarding companies' docks this morning.

The strs. Josephine and Thomas L. Parker were chartered in Chicago for wheat to Kingston at 2 3/8c.

The str. Passport, Toronto; Corsican, Montreal, and Rideau Belle, Ottawa, reported at eight o'clock today.

R. Davis & Sons have enough contracts for the building of steam launches to keep them going all season.

The schr. Falconer laid up, with nothing to do for four weeks, has been chartered for a load of coal from Oswego by James Swift.

The old Island Wanderer, almost entirely rebuilt at Clayton, is at Ogdensburg for her machinery, and will probably not be on her route before August.

Captain Bates states that there has been more Scranton coal shipped from Oswego this spring than all the other ports put together on account of the soft coal strike.

The str. Rideau Belle knocked a bucket off her wheel in the canal on Monday. The water was let out of one of the locks at Kingston Mills. The opposite bucket was broken so that she could proceed to Kingston.

Marine men would like to know what is the matter with the new fog horn placed on Nine Mile Point. It has not been heard this season yet. The schrs. Delaware and Folger have both been caught in fogs in that section and the horn has not been sounded.

Buried At Wolfe Island - The remains of Capt. McCullough, drowned off the schr. Cummings, arrived here from Milwaukee on Sunday and was interred at Wolfe Island. The funeral was a large one.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily British Whig (Kingston, ON), 25 Jun 1894