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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 6, 1871

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p.2 Shipping News - At J.H. Henderson & Co's wharf - The barge Linnet left by tug line last night with 18,000 bushels of wheat for Montreal.

At Swift's wharf - The propeller Magnet passed up last night, and the steamer St. Helen, Corsican and Spartan this morning. The steamer Passport passed down this morning. The sloop Grey Hound left for Oswego this morning with 1,000 hides.

At Gurney & Glidden's wharf - The Waterlilly with 2,068 cedar railway ties, towing the Gipsey Queen with 2,441 ties, left for Cape Vincent yesterday. The Kitty Friel steam barge left for the Rideau Canal yesterday afternoon.

At the M.T. Company's wharf - The schooner Minnie Williams, with 19,000 bushels of wheat, arrived last evening from Chicago. The Arctic, from Toledo, with 15,000 bushels of corn arrived this morning.

The propeller Enterprise arrived today with 20,000 bushels of wheat from Port Dalhousie.

The Body of C. Sullivan - So far as we have been able to learn the body of the young man O'Sullivan, who fell overboard on Friday, the 28th ult., from the schooner Paragon, while shaking out the reef of the mainsail near the Ducks, has not been recovered. The mother of the young man resides at Port Credit, Ontario, and it will be an act of charity for any person who may hear of the recovery of the body to communicate with her.

Windsor, May 3rd - The gunboat Prince Alfred came down this afternoon from Sarnia. Alex. Mackenzie, M.P., A. McKellar, M.P.P., J. Pardee, M.P.P., James Taylor, Mayor of Sarnia, Mr. Johnson, Assistant Commissioner of Customs, Ottawa, and a few leading gentlemen of Sarnia, visited Windsor on her by the invitation of Capt. G.H. Wyatt, who was on board. The Prince Alfred came through the St. Clair channel - which is not taken out of the contractor's hands yet - therefore not opened to public use. She also passed a United States Government steamship surveying the mouth of a channel on the Canada shore.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), May 6, 1871