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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Nov 1898

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The sloop Two Brothers, Belleville, is at Richardson & Sons' elevator with 4,000 bushels of oats.

The schooners Fleetwing and Fabiolawill clear today for Oswego to load coal for James Swift & Co.

The R. & O. steamer Richelieu makes her last trip to the Cape tomorrow. On Thursday she will return to Montreal to lay up for the winter.

The tug Active with four light barges arrived last night from Montreal. She cleared this morning for the same port with four, grain laden.

The sloop Madcap, Simcoe Island, with 2,000 bushels of barley, and schooner Pilot, Picton, 2,500 bushels of rye, are at Richardson & Sons' elevator.

The steamer Ocean called at Craig & Co.'s wharf this morning on her way from Montreal, and the steamer Alexandria on her way from Brighton to Montreal.

The tug Thomson and barge Jennie arrived last evening from Oswego, coal laden for the M.T. company. The Thomson left again to bring over two more coal laden barges.

The steamer Glengarry and consort Minnedosa arrived at the M.T. company's elevator from Fort William with 90,000 bushels of wheat. The Glengarry finishes her season and goes into winter quarters at once.

The government dredge, scows and tug, at present employed on the harbor improvements, will winter in the government graving dock, word having been received from Ottawa to that effect. The dredge and her attending scows will undergo repairs during the winter months.

The steamer Bannockburn arrived in port today, being a little later than expected. She released herself from the sandy beach in Lake Huron, throwing overboard between 2,000 and 3,000 bushels of wheat. She was dry-docked this afternoon to allow of an inspection of her hull. As soon as she leaves the dock she will clear for Fort William, taking the schooner Minnedosa in tow.

p.6 The steamer North King was towed below Cataraqui bridge this morning to enter Davis' drydock, where her hull will be scraped and other slight repairs made.

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