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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 May 1900

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p.1 Arrivals at Craig's wharf on Sunday: steamers Persia from Montreal, and Ocean from Toronto.

The schooner Eliza Fisher, Charlotte, coal-laden, is at Swift & Co.'s wharf discharging.



The schooner Acacia cleared to-day for Oswego.

The S.S. Rosemount and consorts cleared yesterday for Fort William.

The sloop Glad Tidings is loading lumber at Rathbuns for Clayton.

The dredge Nipissing is still engaged in dredging around the M.T. company elevator wharf.

The tug Thomson arrived this morning from Montreal with three light barges, and cleared with five barges, grain laden.

It is expected that the steamer North King will begin her trips down the river about the 16th of June. The Columbian will then take her place on the lake trips.

The steamer Columbian will arrive up from her winter quarters at Sorel, on Wednesday, to be fitted out here by the Lake Ontario and Bay of Quinte navigation company.

The steamyacht St. Louis, built at Davis & Sons for the Royal St. Lawrence yacht club, Montreal, was inspected on Saturday. Arthur Drummond, of Montreal, a member of the club, was in the city at the time, and was well pleased with the yacht.

Arrivals at Richardsons' elevator: steamer Denver, from Chicago, with 55,000 bushels of wheat; schooners Katie Eccles, Ballou, Echo, Laura D., Maggie L., Idlewild, Minnie and barge Dandy from bay ports, with cargoes of grain.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - A new steam boiler is being placed in position in the steamer Islander. It will materially increase the steamer's speed.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 May 1900