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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Oct 1897

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The steamer North King finishes her trips to Kingston tomorrow.

The steamer Corsican enters winter quarters at Sorel on her return to Montreal.

The tug James A. Walker left for Montreal last night with six barges, grain-laden.

The tugs Hall and Bronson arrived up from Montreal today with seven light barges.

The steamer Rosemount, with consorts Melrose and Winnipeg, cleared for Fort William yesterday.

The schooner Kate, with 6,000 bushels of rye for J. Richardson & Sons, arrived from Bay of Quinte ports yesterday.

Capt. Pierce, Portsmouth, is now preparing a model for a new steamboat, 120 feet in length, for Capt. T.J. Craig.

The sloops Monitor, Echo, Ballou, Laura D., Maggie L., and Madcap have cleared up the Bay of Quinte to load oats for J. Richardson & Sons.

Eleven carloads of piles arrived for the M.T. company's elevator foundation yesterday. The work of sinking them will be commenced next week.

The schooner Loretta Rooney cleared for Oswego yesterday to load coal for R. Crawford. This cargo will complete R. Crawford's stock for this season.

The steamer Hamilton, bound from Hamilton to Montreal, touched at Swift's wharf last evening. Besides other freight, she carried one thousand barrels of apples.

The steamer Corsican, due here last evening, did not arrive from Montreal until this morning, having been delayed down the river on account of fog. She coaled up here and proceeded on up to Toronto.

The Richelieu and Ontario navigation company is building a new boiler shop at Sorel, to increase their facilities for repairs to the machinery of their boats. The company's fleet now consists of twenty-six steamers.

Welland Canal Report.

Port Colborne, Oct. 29th - Down: steamer Nipigon and barges, Barga to Ogdensburg, lumber; Elfinmere, A.C. Lindsay, Chicago to Kingston, corn and wheat; Kate Butteroni, Duluth to Ogdensburg, corn; James, Chicago to Ogdensburg, general cargo; schooner White Oak, Port Colborne to Oswego, wheat.

Port Dalhousie, Oct. 29th - Down: J.R. Langdon, Chicago to Ogdensburg, general cargo; steamer Arabian, Fort William to Prescott, wheat.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Oct 1897