The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Oct 1899

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The tug Shickluna left with two grain-laden barges from Richardsons' elevator this morning.

The steamer New Island Wanderer resumed her Cape route this afternoon.

The sloop Jessie is loading lumber at Rathbun's wharf for Clayton.

The S.S. Bannockburn and consorts from Fort William arrived at the M.T. company's elevator today with 170,000 bushels of wheat.

Gen. Wilson, chief of engineers of the United States army, has placed $75,000 in the estimate for harbor improvements at Cape Vincent, N.Y.

Alderman Donnelly left this morning for Detroit to adjust matters in regard to the schooner Clara Youell, damaged some time ago and now ready to put to sea again.

The steamer Hamilton arrived at Swift's wharf about nine o'clock this morning having a good load of freight and several passengers. The steamer is very slightly injured by the accident at Iroquois. At noon she proceeded on her trip to Hamilton.

p.4 News From Amherst Island - Mr. Fisher, Portsmouth, loaded barley on the sloop Idlewild here last week.

p.6 Incidents of the Day. - The schooner Fleetwing clears for Oswego tonight with lumber.

The schooner Fabiola cleared today for Oswego.

Arrivals at Craig's wharf: steamers Persia and Alexandria from Toronto.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Oct 1899