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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 1, 1890

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The Gulnair will leave April 5th for Toledo with a cargo of ice. She will load stone and coal at Cleveland.

The prop. Myles will leave April 15th with a cargo of ice for Buffalo and will reship oats at Sarnia for Port Arthur.

The tug Johnston began loading this morning at the K.& P. wharf. She is the first boat to do business in the harbour this season.

The steamer Ella Ross, owned by the Rathbun Company, will, for the early part of the season, take the route of the ill-fated Quinte between Picton and Trenton.

It is understood that the Murray canal will be opened for navigation early in May. The Hepburn line of steamers between Charlotte and Montreal take the route.

At The Wreck - Operations at the Armstrong are again almost at a standstill. The heavy gale of Friday so wrecked the heavy timbers, upon which the hydraulic jacks are worked, that when a strain was put on them on Saturday they gave way and work had to be stopped. It has not been definitely decided what to do, but it is likely that very long timbers will be secured that will reach across the two vessels. Men are engaged in removing the old timbers. If it had not been for the storm the Armstrong would, by this time, have been ready for pumping out.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 1, 1890