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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 2, 1885

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Mr. Powers, of Chicago, President of the Seamen's Union, is in the city.

The steamer Varuna has begun her trips between Picton and Napanee.

The upper end of the Rideau Canal will be open for navigation on the 11th.

The steamer Hero will probably make her first trip up the Bay of Quinte on Tuesday.

The schrs. Dudley and Folger are at Charlotte. They will probably unload there.

The steamer Louise will commence her regular trips to Gananoque a few days hence.

The schr. Jessie Breck arrived at Hamilton yesterday, the first arrival at that port for the season.

The schr. Greenwood left Richardson's yesterday with 10,000 bushels of barley for Charlotte.

The steambarge Belle Wilson has cleared from Picton for Trenton with the schooner Philo Bennett in tow.

Capt. Patterson of the propeller Africa, lying at Owen Sound, arrived here yesterday. He has been absent for several weeks.

The Atalanta, damaged by the ice, will be hauled out for necessary repairs and caulking. She is aground on a bar in Belleville harbor.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), May 2, 1885