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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 May 1898


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p.1

STRS. JUBILEE

and

JOHN HAGGART

For charter by the day or week during month of June.

Special rates to Picnic, Excursion and Private Parties.

For Terms address: T.J. Craig, Manager, Kingston.

p.2 Entertained The Sailors - a large number of sailors at "Sailors' Rest" for social evening.

p.4

MARINE INTELLIGENCE.

The schooner Acacia cleared for Oswego last evening.

The steamer St. Andrew cleared for the upper lakes yesterday.

The sloop Hattie Ann is unloading wood at the Grove Inn yard.

The tug Walker left for Oswego yesterday with two barges to load coal.

The steamer Hamilton, from Montreal, touched at Swift's wharf last night.

The schooner Kate from Wellington with a cargo of rye is waiting to unload at Richardsons' elevator.

The steamer Iron Duke and consort Iron City, from Chicago, have arrived at the M.T. company's docks with 88,500 bushels of corn.

The steamer Nellie Cuthbert is resting on the bottom of the Tay canal. She was taken to Smith's Falls a few days ago by Ogle Carse ? to run between that town and Westport, but was subsequently sold to her engineer, Mr. Leeman. On Wednesday she went to Perth after a load of shingles and while returning struck a rock, and tipping over she went to the bottom.

It is reported that a new steamer route will be established between Ogdensburg and Cleveland, starting June 10th. The Parsons and the Ogdensburg and Lake Champlain railroad are largely interested. It has been urged on manager Marron to run his boats to Kingston and take a large amount of business that the Ontario and Western R.R. can furnish for that point and also compete for excursions business to river points.

Welland Canal Report.

Port Colborne, May 27th - Down: Bannockburn, Fort William to Kingston, wheat; Niagara, Ashland to Kingston, timber; Averell, Chicago to Ogdensburg, general cargo; Melbourne, Toledo to Montreal, general cargo; Black Rock, Chicago to Kingston, wheat.

Port Dalhousie, May 27th - Down: Steamer Iron Duke, Chicago to Kingston, corn; barge Iron City, Chicago to Kingston, corn; steamer Byron Whitaker, Chicago to Prescott, corn; barge F.D. Ewen, Chicago to Prescott, corn.

p.5

RICHELIEU & ONTARIO NAVIGATION COMPANY.

THE SCENIC LINE OF AMERICA.

Toronto-Montreal Line.

A tri-weekly service between Toronto and Montreal will be maintained from May 31st to June 11th, leaving Kingston Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday going east at 5 a.m. and going west at 3 p.m.

Commencing June 14th daily, (except Monday).

HAMILTON AND MONTREAL LINE.

STEAMER HAMILTON.

Between Hamilton, Toronto, Kingston, 1000 Islands, Rapids of the St. Lawrence and Montreal.

Leaves Kingston:-

Going east - Tuesday at 5 p.m.

Going west - Friday at 10 p.m.

Fares:- Hamilton, $4.50, return, $8.50.

Toronto, $4, return, $7.50; Montreal, $4; return $7.50. Berths and meals included both ways.

J.P. Hanley, Passenger Agent. Jas. Swift & Co., Freight Agent.

p.8 General Paragraphs - The schooner Straubenzie is en route from Montreal to this port with a general cargo.


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Date of Publication:
28 May 1898
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KN.16765d
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English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 28 May 1898