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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Jun 1910

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The Montreal Transportation company will have quite a rush of grain, from Fort William, the latter part of next week. Several steamers are now loading, and there are several others on the way there, to load for the company. The steamers expected are the Kinmount, Stormount, Fairmount, Westmount, Glenmount and the barge Ungava.

It is stated that the grain trade has been very good so far this season, and a record business is expected for the entire season. The markets have been good, and everything is going along nicely. It is expected that the price of grain, in the old country, will take a slight advance in a few days.

Frank Trussel, a well known local mariner, has been taken on the schooner Julia B. Merrill as first mate.

The tug Mary arrived from Montreal with two light barges; tug Mary P. Hall cleared, light, for Cornwall, and will return to Kingston with barges; tug Emerson cleared for Montreal with two coal barges and one grain barge.

The steamer Prince Rupert, grain laden from Fort William, passed through the Welland canal on Thursday evening, on her way to Richardsons' elevator.

The steamer Sowards arrived from Oswego with coal, and is discharging at R. Crawford's.

The steamer Wasaga is at Richardsons' elevator from Fort William, with 50,000 bushels of wheat.

Swift's: steamer Kingston passed down and up today from Toronto to Prescott; steamer Dundurn up today; steamer Belleville down today; steamer Aletha from bay ports; schooner Keewatin from Oswego with coal.

The new coal wharf being built for the Canadian Locomotive Works is now nearing completion, all the piles have been driven and now men are employed filling in. The new wharf when completed will reach out as far as the other buildings, and will be a great improvement.

Word was received in the city on Wednesday afternoon that the schooner Suffel was ashore at Nigger's Island, near Belleville. She loaded coal at Oswego, and was on her way to Trenton.

The schooner Ford River arrived at Trenton with coal from Oswego.

The steamer Wasaga, unloading grain at Richardsons' elevator, will clear tonight for Hamilton, and will load machinery there for Fort William.

No Purpose - To Interfere With Rideau Canal Business - vice-president of C.P.R. says it is not their intention to interfere with the canal business between Ottawa and any other Rideau canal point.

p.3 Notice - The Annual General Meeting of the Kingston Yacht Club Association, Limited, for the Election of Directors and other business will be held at the Club House of the Kingston Yacht Club, on Monday, June 20th, 1910, at 8 p.m.

J.H. MACNEE, Secy-Treas.

(pages 5, 6 and half of 7 missing)

Daily Standard, June 8, 1910



The steamer Wasaga discharged 55,000 bushels of grain at Jas. Richardson & Sons from Fort William.

The steamer Prince Rupert passed through the Welland Canal last night with grain for James Richardson & Sons. She is expected tonight or tomorrow morning.

The steamer Sowards arrived from Oswego with coal for R. Crawford & Co.

M.T. Co. arrivals - The tug Mary with two light barges from Montreal cleared the tug Mary P. Hall for Cornwall to bring up two light barges; tug Emerson for Montreal with two coal and one grain barge; the strs. Kinmount, Fairmount and Stormount and barge Ungava are loading grain at Fort William for Kingston.

Schr. Keewatin cleared today from Swift's for coal at Oswego.

Swift & Co. arrivals - Str. Kingston down and up; str. Dundurn up; Rideau King from Ottawa and Aletha from Bay ports.

p.8 Carries American Crew - The crew of the steam yacht Ramona will arrive tomorrow from Clayton. She is an American bottomed boat and must of necessity carry an American crew.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 8 Jun 1910