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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Oct 1900

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The sloop Monitor unloaded sand at the G.T.R. wharf to-day.

The schooner S.H. Dunn will enter Davis' dry-dock for repairs.

The Rosemount and consort Minnedosa cleared today for Fort William.

The steam barge Chub from bay ports arrived at Richardson's elevator with grain.

The steamer Alexandria, Brighton to Montreal, called at Craig's wharf last night.

The schooner Minnedosa received repairs in the government dry dock this morning.

The tug Nellie Reid and three grain-laden barges cleared today from Richardson's elevator for Montreal.

At Swift's wharf - Steamers James Swift from Ottawa; Hamilton from Hamilton; Algerian from Montreal tonight.

Capt. Noonan reports that the water in the Rideau is very low, especially from Kingston to Kingston Mills. The steamer James Swift will run for two weeks longer.

The Clayton-Gananoque ferry and the Thousand Islands steamboat company's boat between Clayton and Alexandria Bay will make their last trips Oct. 31st.

Adjusted the Loss - Capt. Donnelly returned yesterday from Prescott, where he was adjusting the damage connected with the throwing overboard into the lake of 43 tons of pig-iron, from the schooner Houghton. The vessel belongs to L.S. Sullivan, of Toledo, Ohio, and was on her way to Prescott from Michigan with a cargo of pig iron for Frost & Wood Smiths Falls. During rough weather she was obliged to throw some of her cargo overboard.

Incidents of the Day - Mr. Plunkett, coal merchant of Cobourg, and owner of the schooner Annie Falconer, is in the city.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - The steamer North King is in the government dry-dock for repairs.

The tug Thistle ran on the shoal at the martello tower in the harbor this afternoon.

The schooner S.H. Dunn will go in Davis' dry dock in a day or two to be caulked. The vessel was in the dock not long ago, but since that time has strained herself and is leaking slightly.

To Ship Coal Again - Oswego, N.Y., Oct. 30th - The coal trestles expect to recommence the shipment of coal to Canada, stopped on account of the coal strike, in a few days. It is expected the miners will commence work Tuesday. It is understood there are several fleets of coal barges and sailing vessels lying in the Canadian ports ready to come here as soon as there is coal for shipment. Col. Bunker, manager for the D.L. & W. trestle, says that there will be 400 boats here. It is expected they will bring grain and return with cargoes of coal.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 30 Oct 1900