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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Oct 1898

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The schooner Acacia was expected in from Oswego today.

The schooner Fabiola, from Oswego, is unloading coal at the ferry wharf.

The schooner Fleetwing, from Charlotte, is unloading coal at the penitentiary.

The sloop Volunteer left for Wolfe Island this morning with a load of lumber.

The schooner Fabiola, Oswego, is at Folger Bros.' wharf with a consignment of coal.

The schooner Two Brothers arrived from Oswego last evening with coal for R. Crawford.

The schooner Annie Falconer arrived in port this morning with coal from Charlotte for James Swift & Co.

The steamer Samoa and barge Celtic, Duluth to Kingston, flax seed, are in the canal.

The sloop Madcap, from bay ports, unloaded oats at Richardson's elevator this morning.

The sloop Minnie, from Wolfe Island, discharged peas at Richardson's elevator this morning.

The schooner St. Peter, with corn for James Richardson & Sons, was expected in from Toledo today.

Capt. Gaskin says 12,000,000 bushels of grain have been transhipped at this port so far during this season.

The steamer Resolute, from Windsor, unloaded salt at the Grove Inn wharf and cleared for Deseronto this morning.

The tug Bronson arrived from Montreal yesterday with four light barges and returned today with five barges, grain-laden.

On Thursday morning the schooner L.B. Shepard upset in a gale on Lake Michigan, losing her deck load of lumber. The crew of eleven men saved their lives by taking refuge in the schooner's life boat and rowing into Manitowac.

Belleville Intelligencer: The steamer Hero has not missed a trip this season. Tuesday she made her regular trips up and down the Bay of Quinte. The crew report that they experienced a terrible squall while in the upper gap Thursday evening. The foam was lifted off the waves by the wind and driven over the decks of the steamer. For a while the air was so thick with spray that it was impossible to see (bottom line cut off on microfilm)

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Oct 1898