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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 May 1900

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The schooner Kate, from Oswego, is unloading coal at Sowards.

The schooner Acacia arrived from Oswego to-day with coal for Booth & Co.

The steamer Algerian arrived at Swift's wharf from Hamilton at six o'clock this morning.

The tug Thomson arrived to-day from Charlotte with three coal-laden barges for the M.T. company.

The steambarge John Milne, from Smith's Falls, passed this port this morning on her way to Oswego.

The tug Hall arrived from Montreal to-day with three light barges, and cleared again with four, grain laden.

The tug Maggie May and barge Dandy, from Gananoque, brought a cargo of peas to Richardsons' elevator this morning.

Arrivals at the M.T. company elevator: Schooners Annie Minnes, from Consecon, with 10,000 bushels of peas and barley; Jamieson, from lake ports with 9,000 bushels of peas.

It seems strange that there is such a difference of opinion as to whether the buoys have been placed in their proper positions in the harbor. Some investigation should be made if there is any complaint.

Personal Mention - Capt. Hinckley left to-day for Sorel, Quebec, to bring up the steamer Columbian, which will arrive here early next week to take her place on the Charlotte-Port Hope route.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - Capt. John Doyle, of the tug Reginald, was removed to his house on York street yesterday, suffering from an attack of mumps.

The tug McMaugh, of St. Catharines, ran on the rocks off Point Abino near Port Colborne, in last night's fog. When pulled off this morning she had sustained no damage.

Have Taken Proceedings - New York and Ottawa railway company suing Collins Bay rafting company because they didn't finish the work of removing the wrecked Cornwall bridge in 1899.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 May 1900