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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 2, 1882

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The schr. Folger arrived this morning, light, from Big Sodus.

The Inter-Ocean gets it that the sloop Alice Mary was loaded with 35,000 bu. of peas when she sank recently.

The steamer Hero brought down from Picton this morning a car load of beef cows for the New York market.

Six barges of the M.T. Company, carrying 50,000 bushels of wheat, 80,000 bushels of peas and 400 tons of phosphate, are ready to leave for Montreal.

A large iceberg, which formed at Niagara Falls, has floated out into Lake Ontario and is to be seen about one mile and a half north east of Charlotte.

The forwarding business at Portsmouth will shortly be quite brisk. Ten crews for the St. Lawrence & Chicago Forwarding Co. arrived recently from Montreal. The wharves and yards present a lively appearance. The tug Joe Muck (sic - Mack ?) will be launched this week, when the whole fleet will be ready for business.

On The Move - str. Gipsey remodelled, on Rideau Canal.

Kingston Boating Club -

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 2, 1882