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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jun 1899

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The schooner Mary Ann Lydon cleared last night.

The schooner Fleetwing cleared last night for Oswego.

The steamer Alberta, from Coteau, discharged a cargo of hardware.

The schooner Fabiola arrived at Swift's today with coal from Oswego.

The steamer Alexandria, from Charlotte, called at Craig's wharf last night.

The steamer Spartan passed down this morning, and the steamer Columbian up this afternoon.

The steamer Columbian goes to Niagara on Thursday to bring troops back to Prescott and Cornwall.

The tug Thomson arrived from Montreal with eight light barges and cleared today with four grain-laden.

The steamers Algerian and Hamilton will be here this evening from Montreal and Hamilton respectively.

James Oliver, of the schooner Pilot, is negotiating for the purchase of the schooner Burton, which was damaged at the hosiery mill last fall. The schooner Burton has been lying at the spile dock ever since.

The tug Walker had this morning been raised on the carriage of the M.T. company's marine railway. There is little of the tug left.

The steamer Columbian made the run of seventy-two miles to Ogdensburg yesterday in four hours and three-quarters, including stoppages at river ports.

The tug Bronson had been nearly pumped out last night and the tug Active was to pull the wreck from its grounded position early this morning. It was expected that the tugs would be here this afternoon.

Welland Canal Report.

Port Dalhousie, June 26th - Passed up: steamer H.R. James, Oswego to Chicago, coal; steamer Bannockburn, Kingston to Chicago, light; barge Minnedosa, Kingston to Chicago, light; barge Minnedosa, Kingston to Chicago, light; barge Dunmore, Kingston to Chicago, light.

Down: schooner S.H. Dunn, Toledo to Kingston, timber.

Port Colborne, June 26th - Down: steamer St. Andrews, Fort William to Kingston, wheat.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jun 1899