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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Oct 1895

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The schr. Annie Falconer cleared light for Oswego this morning to load coal for this port.

The barge Peruvian is loading 2,500 bushels of wheat at Richardson's elevator for Smith's Falls.

The tug Thompson arrived from Montreal this morning with two light barges and returned with two laden with peas and wheat.

The buoys on the Bolivia, Myles and penitentiary shoals were blown away yesterday by the fierce gale. They were replaced today by Capt. E.E. Booth.

A despatch from Selkirk states that the schr. G.W. Davis floated off the reef where she was ashore and drifted two miles east and sank in thirty feet of water. The tugs are sheltered in Port Maitland.

Incidents of the Day - The Richelieu & Ontario navigation company has decided to furnish the figures of the stock held by the Connollys in the company as demanded by the dominion government. It is to be seized under a writ of revendication.

General Paragraphs - Howard Folger's fine iceboat, the Snow Bird, is on exhibition in Ontario hall. She was a competitor in the ice races here last winter but was badly handled and did not win any of the events. Properly managed she should prove to be the fastest light-weather boat in the harbor.

Death of Thos. Power - son of Capt. Wm. Power, of this city.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 29 Oct 1895