The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), 25 Jul 1885

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p.4 General Marine News - The steamers Algerian, from Toronto, and Corsican, from Montreal, called at Swift's.

-The schrs. Wm. Elgin and Clara White are loading lumber at the iron ore dock, for Toronto.

-The tug Mixer and two barges arrived at Gilmour's yard yesterday with lumber from Trenton.

-The schooner Gazelle which grounded near Gananoque on Thursday was released by the steamer Princess Louise.

-The schooner Bolivia will bring 25,000 bushels of corn to Kingston from Chicago. She is receiving three cents per bushel free of canal tolls.

Major Kelly - a biography - eldest son of the late James Kelly, brewer, of Kingston, was born in Portsmouth on 15th Sept., 1847; ..."In 1867 he entered the office of the Portsmouth Marine Railway as clerk and timekeeper, from which position he rose to be one of the proprietors, and continued as such until the year 1873, when he became sole proprietor, Mr. Thomas Howard, of Portsmouth, dropping out of the firm. This business he carried on alone for more than a year, although then a young man, but one who, up to that time, had made strong endeavors to succeed in life." ...appointed Municipal Clerk of the village of Portsmouth in 1874.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), 25 Jul 1885