The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 23, 1855

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p.2 Navigation - The steamer Magnet left this port for Toronto, on Saturday morning, at 6 o'clock; the Sir Charles Napier, Capt. Creighton, left for Cape Vincent at 11 o'clock, commencing her daily trips; and the Arabian, Capt. Cocleugh, arrived from Toronto, between 4 and 5 p.m. There is, however, at the time we write, a considerable quantity of ice moving about in the harbor and offing.

Owen Sound - Collingwood - Toronto - We learn that the Messrs. Ebberts, of Chatham, have agreed to run a steamer daily between Owen Sound and Collingwood during the Season, in connection with the trains on the Northern Railroad, which will bring Toronto in daily connection with Owen Sound....

Grenville Canal - Mr. Bellingham, the member for Argenteuil, has introduced into the House a resolution declaring the expediency of enlarging the locks of the Grenville Canal to correspond with those of the Rideau.

The Cleveland Leader says:- "Some of our lake exchanges are publishing a statement that the Sault Ste. Marie Canal will be finished some time next month. Those who entertain such hopes will be disappointed. The canal will not be finished before the first of June - perhaps not then."

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Rick Neilson
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Daily News (Kingston, ON), April 23, 1855