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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Nov 1900

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p.1 Goderich Port News - Nov. 17th - The Penobscat, Chicago, Capt. Stevenson, the largest steamer that ever entered Goderich harbor, arrived Friday with 138,000 bushels of wheat for Mooer's elevator. The James W. Prentice, from Chicago, Capt. Evans, came in with 40,000 bushels of corn for same elevator. The Kolpage, which came in with sails frozen, had 250,000 feet of maple lumber from Johnston's harbor. The W.H. Round, from Chicago, had to anchor here all week, because of continued storm.



The schooner Two Brothers cleared this morning for Oswego.

The steamer Ocean, from Toronto, called at Craig's wharf yesterday.

The schooner Acacia, from Oswego, is unloading coal at Crawford's wharf.

The steamer Alexandria makes her last trip from Brighton to Montreal today.

The steambarge Kenirving, sloop Rover and tug Maggie May cleared yesterday for Rideau canal ports.

The schooners Kate and Falconer got away from Oswego on Saturday after being windbound for over two weeks.

M.T. company elevator: Steamer Glengarry, with one coal-laden barge , arrived from Oswego, and cleared again with two light barges; tug Thomson arrived with three light barges from Montreal, and cleared again with two barges, grain-laden.

Calvin's Shoe Broken - The steamer D.D Calvin, which left Port Dalhousie on Friday night for Kingston, after going down the lake some twelve miles, discovered that her shoe was broken and her rudder bent, and put back for shelter. It is likely she will be towed to Kingston for repairs.

Steamer Went Aground - On Saturday the new steamer Georgetown, built at Buffalo, N.Y. for ocean service, and on her way to the coast, sheared and ran aground on a shoal opposite the Two Saints' island, near Cardinal. She was loaded with iron ore, and was out about two feet amidships. The Calvin steamer Johnston and wrecking plant, which was used to pull the steamer Spartan from her dangerous place in Lachine rapids last July, went down on Sunday morning. This morning the Georgetown was successfully released, and continued on her way down the river.

p.6 The steam barge Club, from Picton, unloaded apples at Folger's wharf today.

The steamer Aberdeen, Picton to Montreal, with apples, and the steamer Melbourne, Toledo to Montreal, passed down this morning.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 19 Nov 1900