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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jul 1900

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p.2 Personal Mention - sailing yacht Katie Grey from Oswego in town with pleasure party; proceeded to Thousand Islands.


The schooner Burton, coal laden from Sodus, arrived this afternoon at R. Crawford & Co's wharf.

The steamer Glengarry, with consort Dunmore, cleared this morning for Fort William to load grain for this port.

The M.T. company barge Alberta was to-day floated out of the government dry-dock after having received repairs.

The tug Reginald with two oil tank barges, bound from Port Huron to Montreal, passed this port this morning.

The schooner Acacia, light, cleared this morning from Crawford & Co's wharf for Charlotte to load coal for this port.

Arrivals at Swift's wharf: Steamer Toronto on down and up trips; steamer Algerian, from Toronto; steamer James Swift, from Ottawa.

The new barge building at Garden Island for the Calvin company will be launched in the spring of 1901, and be ready for that season's work.

The tug Thomson arrived from Montreal this morning with five grain barges, light. She cleared again this afternoon for Montreal with four barges grain laden.

The steamer Arabian, after discharging 40,000 bushels of wheat at the Mooers' company elevator, cleared this morning for Cleveland to load railroad iron for Fort William.

The steamer Rosemount and consorts, Chicago, arrived this morning with 190,000 bushels of wheat and corn for the M.T. company. They will clear again tonight for the same port.

p.5 A Venerable Model - The model of the hull of the old four-funnelled steamer William IV, built in Gananoque in 1832, has recently come to light in the family of the late Hon. John McDonald, Brockville, and has been presented by his honor Judge McDonald, to the museum of the education department.

p.6 The steamer Algerian, on her way up from Montreal to Toronto, had a large complement of passengers today. They were given a couple of hours' stay in the city, and all availed themselves of the opportunity to see the city.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 27 Jul 1900