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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Jul 1897

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Welland Canal Report.

Port Dalhousie, July 22nd - Passed up - steamer Rosedale, Prescott to Cleveland, light; steamer Denver, Prescott to Chicago, light; barge T.R. Merritt, Hamilton to Tonawanda, light. Down - steamer D.D. Calvin, Sault Ste. Marie to Kingston, timber; barge Ceylon, Soo to Kingston, timber; barge Augustus, Soo to Kingston, timber; steamer Armenia, Cheboygan to Kingston, timber; schooner Norway, Cheboygan to Kingston, timber; barge Valencia, Cheboygan to Kingston, timber.

Port Colborne, July 22nd - passed down - steamer Averell, Chicago to Ogdensburg, general cargo; schooner Southwest, Portage Entry to Toronto, stone; steamer B.W. Blanchard, Toledo to Prescott, corn; Argonaut, barge Paisley, Chicago to Prescott, corn.

p.2 Incidents of the Day - The schooner Pilot, Napanee, is at Richardson & Sons' elevator with 2,500 bushels of peas.

The schooner Echo, Picton, is in port with 2,500 bushels of barley consigned to Richardson & Sons.

Death of Captain Patrick Hurley - Capt. Frank Hurley, of Oswego, one of the best known lake masters, died Tuesday morning at his home from heart trouble. Deceased was born in Belleville fifty-three years ago, and has resided in Oswego for forty years where he began his life as a sailor. During the present season he was first mate of the steamship Corona, which plied the upper lakes. Captain Hurley leaves a wife and six children.

p.6 Kingston Yacht Wins - At the Cobourg regatta today, under the directorate of the L.Y.R.A., two Kingston yachts won first positions in their classes. The Norma, owned by Frank Strange, won the thirty-two foot class event, and the Kestrel, the property of Dr. Black, was the winning craft in the twenty-seven foot class. The Kestrel started ten minutes behind the Norma, but beat her in over the same course.

A Steamer Purchased - The steamer Island Wanderer has not been purchased by the Richelieu & Ontario line, but has become the property of the Folger line. What will be the next counter move?

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 23 Jul 1897