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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Sep 1894

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p.1 Incidents of the Day - The scow Two Brothers has arrived from Oswego with coal.

The yacht Norma reached Toronto this morning and will compete in the races on Monday.



The barge Chicago is being caulked at Davis' dry-dock.

The schr. Fabiola is in from Oswego with coal for Crawford.

The str. Jessie Bain will be put in the dry-dock in the course of a day or two.

The schr. Annie Falconer cleared for Oswego last night with a load of lumber.

John Boyd is captain of the tug Walker, and not Murray, as stated yesterday.

Arrivals: str. Passport, Toronto; str. Spartan, Montreal; str. James Swift, Ottawa.

The S.S. Bannockburn and str. Glengarry, with tows, will be here about the middle of next week.

Passed Port Colborne - str. Kate Butteroni, Chicago to Kingston, wheat; str. Acadia, Toledo to Montreal, flour.

The schr. Julia arrived from Hamilton this morning with 6,000 bushels of red winter wheat for Richardson & Sons.

The tug Active arrived up with two light barges and turned around again with one barge for Gananoque. The barge has bar iron for there.

The str. Islander ran on a rock down the river a few days ago. A hole was knocked in her bottom and she consequently had to go on Davis' dry-dock for patching. She left the dock this morning.

Steamboat Company Fined - Hamilton, Sept. 8th - In the police court yesterday the Hamilton Steamboat Company was fined $50 for running the steamer Mazeppa to Toronto with a load of passengers when the steamer's license was for running in the bay only. Inspector McIlwaine, of St. Catharines, was the prosecutor, and he has laid three charges against Matthew Brothers, of the steamer Acacia. One charge is for doing business on the lake when the certificate is for the bay only. Another one is for having a master who has no master's certificate, and the third is for exceeding the passenger limit allowed by law. The offences all occurred on August 16th.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Sep 1894