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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 May 1896

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The schr. Fabiola, light, cleared today for Oswego to load coal.

The str. Nichols cleared last night for Montreal with a cargo of scrap iron.

The tug Walker, with four grain-laden barges, cleared last night for Montreal.

The schr. S.H. Dunn cleared, light, from Garden Island, early this morning, for Toledo, Ohio.

The sloop Madcap, from bay ports, discharged a cargo of peas at James Richardson & Sons' elevator.

The strs. Algonquin, Rosedale, Tilly and schr. Merritt, from Fort William, wheat laden, are en route to this port.

The schrs. Nellie Hunter and Acadia, coal laden, from Oswego, are discharging their cargoes at Crawford's wharf.

The str. Gov. Smith, after discharging her cargo of wheat at the M.T. Co.'s elevators, cleared for Ogdensburg to unload package freight.

Welland canal, passed down for this port: strs. Hale, Duluth, wheat; Omaha, Duluth, wheat; Norwalk, Duluth, wheat; schr. Adriatic, Duluth, wheat.

The schr. Oliver Mowat, from Toledo, arrived last night with 19,000 bushels of corn. She came in at five o'clock and was discharged by fifteen minutes past eight.

R. Davis & Son have received this letter: "I would like to thank you for the way you have carried out the work of rebuilding the prop. Myles. I have personally examined her both inside and out and must confess that I am more than satisfied with the work. Hoping you will have as great success with other boats, I remain yours very truly, Charles I. Myles.

The schr. Grantham was placed in Davis' dry-dock yesterday to ascertain if her hull had suffered any damage from contact with the Point Frederick shoal. It was found she had received no damage whatever, and after a few yards of caulking had been done the schooner left the dock to clear for Cleveland to load coal for Midland. During the season she will be consort to the str. Hull.



Arrivals - Steamers Gov. Smith, Chicago, 51,000 bushels of wheat; James, Chicago, 50,000 bushels of wheat; Hale, Duluth, 45,000 bushels of wheat; Niagara, Cheboygan to Collins Bay, timber; schrs. Fabiola, Oswego, 300 tons of coal; Nellie Hunter, Oswego, 300 tons coal; Oliver Mowat, Toledo, 40,000 bushels of corn; S.H. Dunn, Toledo, timber; Verona, Duluth, 44,500 bushels of wheat; Annie Minnes, Oswego, 300 tons of coal; Emerald, Toledo, timber.

Departures - strs. D.D. Calvin and consorts, Ashland; Myles, Windsor; Glengarry and consorts, Fort William; Clinton and consorts, Toledo; Monteagle, Oswego; Sequin, Cleveland; Topeka, Oswego; Iona, Welland canal; schrs. Houghton, Windsor; Verona, Fort William; Trade Wind, Port Hope; Nellie Hunter, Oswego.

p.4 General Paragraphs - The schr. Fabiola cleared this afternoon for Oswego, N.Y., to load coal for this port.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 May 1896