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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Oct 1900

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p.2 Incidents of the Day - The Collins Bay rafting company has asked for security for costs in the action brought against it by the New York and Ottawa company.


The schooner Acacia cleared to-day for Charlotte.

At Richardsons' elevator: Schooners Katie Eccles, Maggie L., sloops Granger, Idlewild, Minnie and barge Dandy, from bay ports.

Arrivals at Craig's wharf on Sunday: Steamers Ocean from Toronto; Persia from Montreal; Melbourne from Toronto.

The steambarge Waterlily, from bay ports to Montreal, with a cargo of apples, called at Craig's wharf this morning.

Col. Staples, Alexandria Bay, has bought the steam yacht Idler from Senator McMillan, Detroit. It can cover sixteen miles per hour.

The steamer Toronto had a busy season. From May 1st to September 30th, the boat covered 28,030 miles, carried 35,000 passengers, to whom 61,954 meals were served.

The steamer North King carried 150 Kingstonians to Rochester yesterday afternoon, leaving Swift's wharf at five o'clock. The steamer returns with the excursionists tomorrow.

The new R. & O. steamer Kingston will be launched during November. She is being built on the same lines as the Toronto, with several improvements suggested by a season's use of that boat.

p.6 The schooner Lydon, Oswego to Gananoque with lumber, passed down this morning.

The steamer Parthia and raft No. 17 left Garden Island today for Quebec.

The steamer D.D. Calvin will be placed in the coal trade this week.

The schooner S.H. Dunn has gone into winter quarters at Craig's wharf.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 15 Oct 1900