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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 May 1898

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The steamer (sic) Acacia, Charlotte, is unloading soft coal screenings for R. Crawford & Co.

The steamer Cambria reached port last evening from Picton, where she underwent repairs. She is tied up at the foot of West street.

The steamer W.R. Lynn carried 232,000 bushels of corn into Owen Sound harbor. This is thought to be the largest cargo of corn ever floated in fresh water.

Arrivals at the M.T. company's anchorage: Steamer Prentice, Chicago, 30,500 bushels of corn; barge Middlesex, Chicago, 41,200 bushels of corn; barge Halstead, Chicago, 35,900 bushels of corn; steamer Lindsay, Chicago, 48,400 bushels of corn.

Welland Canal Report.

Port Dalhousie, May 6th - Down: steamer J.H. Prentice, Chicago to Prescott, corn; barge Halstead, Chicago to Prescott, corn; steamer F.H. Prince, Chicago to Ogdensburg, general cargo; barge Middlesex, Chicago to Prescott, corn; steamer Warrington, Detroit to Oswego, light; steamer Maybird, Port Dalhousie to Toronto, light.

Port Colborne, May 6th - Down: steamer Hecla, Bufalo to Ogdensburg, light.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 May 1898