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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Jul 1899

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The S.S. Bannockburn will arrive tomorrow.

The steambarge Nichols cleared today for bay routes.

The schooner Falconer is at the asylum wharf with coal.

The schooner Fred L. Wells arrived today from Oswego.

Capt. James Oliver has sold the schooner Pilot to Capt. Kane.

The schooner Pilot cleared today for Trenton to load wood.

The sloop Echo, from Trenton, is unloading wood at Booth & Co.

The schooner Kate, from Oswego, is unloading coal at Crawford's.

The tug Maggie May and barge Dandy cleared for Washburn to load grain.

The schooner Fabiola, Oswego, is at Swift & Co.'s wharf with a cargo of coal.

The tug Edmund and barge Columbia are at the penitentiary wharf with wood.

The tug Bronson is now on the M.T. company's marine railway and the work of rebuilding has been commenced.

The schooner Katie Eccles, from bay ports, unloaded 8,000 bushels of wheat at the M.T company's elevator this morning.

The schooner Burton, recently purchased by Capt. James Oliver, will be ready for sailing tomorrow, having been overhauled at Davis' dry dock.

Called at Swift & Co.'s wharf Sunday: steamers Toronto, Toronto to Prescott; North King, Charlotte to Brockville; Cambria, Toronto to Alexandria Bay.

There is a decided falling off in the demand for vessels, which were in constant use during the month of June. Many schooners are tied up waiting for orders.

Arrivals at Richardsons' elevator - steamer Orion, from Duluth and Fort William, with 30,000 bushels of wheat; sloop Laura D., from bay ports, with 2,500 bushels of wheat.

Kingston harbor presented a busy appearance yesterday. No less than twelve passenger steamers called at the different wharves, while besides, grain steamers were also slowly finding their way in.

Called at Craig & Co.'s wharf on Sunday: steamer Persia, Montreal; steamer Argyle, Oswego; steamer Ocean, Toronto; steamer Cambria, Toronto; steamer Cuba, Cleveland; steamer Argyle, on her return from Alexandria Bay.

p.5 Died Of His Injuries - sailor who fell into dry dock.

p.6 Incidents of the Day - John Tyo, a young sailor, was drowned in lock seventeen at Cornwall on Saturday night.

The steamer Empire State took the Cape route today, the steamer America being on the river route. The steamer New York carried an excursion from the islands to Ogdensburg today.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 10 Jul 1899