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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Nov 1895

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The schooners Acacia and Falconer cleared for Charlotte, N.Y. at noon today.

Capt. Wilson's net loss by the foundering of the big steamer Missoula is $40,000.

The schr. Fabiola is discharging a cargo of coal at Folger's wharf. She is from Charlotte.

The str. Hero wears a somewhat battered appearance since the hole stove in her bow in the recent collision was patched.

The tug Thomson arrived from Montreal last night with one barge, light, and cleared for Oswego this morning with two to load coal.

A loss of $36,500 must be settled as a result of the steamer Robert L. Fryer's being sunk in the Sault river after her collision with the Mutual line steamer Corsica.

The schooners Ella Murton and Fleetwing that have lain wind-bound here since Saturday last, cleared last night, the Murton for Ogdensburg, N.Y. and the Fleetwing for Oswego, N.Y.

Three canals are to be benefitted by the appropriation granted by the people of New York State. The Erie canal is to receive $3,000,000. Work will begin in the spring, to be completed in two years. The Erie canal is to be deepened to nine feet. It is now about six feet and has not been improved since 1862.

Damaged Wheat For Sale - Written tenders will be received on board barge Augustus at Portsmouth up to noon, Nov. 20th, 1895, for about 4,500 bushels of damaged Manitoba wheat in splendid condition. Tenders to be at so much per bushel, quantity to be determined by bill of lading. Wheat delivered to purchaser free-on-board and reasonable time given to discharge.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Nov 1895