p.2 Shipping News - At the wharf of J.H. Henderson & Co. great activity prevails, and the season is expected to be an unusually busy one. This firm elevated the first grain of the season in unloading the schooner Azov on the 10th inst. The arrivals at the wharf are:- The propeller Enterprise, from Port Dalhousie, with 21,600 bushels of wheat; the propeller Acadia, from Chicago, with 15,100 bushels of wheat; the propeller East, from Milwaukee, lightened 5,738 bushels of wheat and proceeded on to Montreal; and the schooner Idaho, from Chicago, with 15,300 bushels of wheat. The departures are:- The barges Tiger, Swan, Robin and Linnet with united cargoes of 63,300 bushels of wheat. The propeller America is telegraphed as on her way down from Milwaukee and is expected to arrive tonight. She has 13,000 bushels of wheat.
At Swift's wharf - The steamer Kingston passed down this morning on her first trip.
At Carruther's wharf - The steamer Norseman made a special trip from Port Hope to Cape Vincent with 107 head of cattle. She passed down and returned yesterday.
At Gurney and Glidden's wharf - The schooner Agnes, from Gananoque, with 95 cords of wood, arrived last night en route for Toronto. She proceeds on tonight. The steam scow Kitty Friel arrived yesterday from the Rideau Canal with 60 cords of wood for the Kingston Penitentiary. This is the first arrival from the Rideau this season.
M.T. Company's wharf - The following arrived since Saturday's report:- The Monterey, from Chicago, with 20,000 bushels of wheat; the George Goble, from Milwaukee, with 21,400 bushels; the W. Sanderson, from Chicago, with 20,000 bushels; the bark St. Lawrence, from Chicago, with 20,755 bushels, and the schooner Hungarian, with 17,015 bushels. The tug Glide, with six barges, left last night with 70,000 bushels of wheat.
Garden Island, April 24th - Vessels arrived here yesterday:- Bark Cambria, Port Dover, timber; schr Pioneer, Hamilton, staves. Cleared today, bark Malta, light.
-The Lachine Canal having been opened on Saturday, navigation has now fairly commenced on the St. Lawrence in that direction.
ad - Canadian Navigation Company - Royal Mail Through Line - steamers Corsican, Capt. Fairgrieve; Passport, Capt. Sinclair; Kingston, Capt. Farrell; Spartan, Capt. Kelley, Magnet, Capt. Simpson; and Corinthian, Capt. Dunlop. April 24th