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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Jul 1898

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p.1 Steamer Cambria's Officers - Capt. McSherry, of Toronto, is in charge of the steamer Cambria, which left here for Toronto on Thursday at midnight. The officers with him are Capt. Staley, mate; A. Barnes, engineer; C. McWilliams, second engineer, all of the city. The Cambria, now owned by George Palmer, Toronto, left the queen city this afternoon for Ogdensburg with VanEvery's excursionists on board. At Ogdensburg they will entrain and go to eastern points by the Central Vermont railway.



The schooner Acacia will leave for Oswego tonight.

The steamer James Swift, Ottawa, arrived at Swift's wharf this afternoon.

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

The tug Edmund and barge from Rideau canal points are at the Grove Inn wharf with hard wood.

The steamer Arundell, from Alexandria Bay, touched at Swift's wharf this morning bound for Charlotte.

The tug Walker arrived from Montreal last evening with five light barges and returns this evening with six barges, grain laden.

The M.T. company's barge Eagle was released from the government drydock this morning and the steamer Caspian entered for repairs.

The steamer Columbian transferred her passengers at Prescott yesterday and returned to this city, leaving again this morning for Montreal.

The steamer Bohemian, from Toronto, touched at Swift's wharf this morning on her way to Montreal. The steamer Corsican passed up this afternoon.

The steamers Bannockburn and St. Andrews cleared the Welland canal yesterday with corn from Chicago and wheat from Fort William, respectively.

John Donnelly, jr., would like to receive the contract to lift the warship Maine. He feels confident he could accomplish the feat. He would not mind at the same time taking a whirl at the Spanish fleet wrecked along the Cuban coast. He is of the opinion the ships could be floated.

Two years ago the coming fall Capt. Dix, of the steamer Valeria, Gananoque, placed a board to form a gauge by which the rising or lowering of the water in the St. Lawrence might be accurately determined. The board was painted and marked (bottom line missing).

p.3 A Lively Yacht Race - opposite Deseronto by the Napanee yacht club.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Jul 1898