The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Oct 1898

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p.1 The second boat of the Atlantic fleet passed down the rapids in safety yesterday.



The tug Bronson arrived in port from Montreal today with five light barges.

The tug Walker, with two barges of coal from Charlotte, reached port today.

The pinflat Rochelle loaded 10,000 bushels of wheat at Richardsons' elevator this morning for Montreal.

The sloop Madcap from Simcoe Island discharged 1,500 bushels of oats at Richardsons' elevator today.

The sloop Idle Wild from the islands unloaded 2,000 bushels of peas at Richardsons' elevator this morning.

The S.S. Rosemount and consorts Melrose and Selkirk arrived from Chicago last night with 180,000 bushels of corn, and will clear this evening for Fort William.

Capt. Donnelly says the east wind which has prevailed during the past few days has greatly lowered the water in the St. Lawrence rapids. The first big barge taken down by the Donnellys scraped on bottom several times. Another barge left Coteau at daylight this morning to run the rapids.

p.6 Dumped Further Down - Board of Health wants dredged mud to be dumped further down the river.

General Paragraphs - The schooner Eliza White, from Frenchman's Bay, is unloading barley at Clark's malt house.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 7 Oct 1898