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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Apr 1901

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The schooner Tradewind cleared this afternoon for Oswego.

The tug Nellie Reid, with three barges, cleared today for Sodus to load coal for Montreal.

The sloop Madcap, from bay ports, unloaded grain at Richardsons' elevator this morning.

The steamer Alexandria will make weekly trips to Quebec, during July, August and September.

The steamer Brockville has been chartered for an excursion to Kingston on June 11th.

It will cost $550 to repair the damage done to the schooner Two Brothers by Saturday's storm.

The Brockville steamer Victoria goes into business on her regular route on May 15th. The boat to be fitted out for the season.

The new excursion steamer Aletha was today removed from Davis' dry dock to the Kingston foundry wharf, where the boiler will be at once placed in position. As soon as the engines are put in she will be ready to begin the season's business. The Aletha will be utilized in the St. Lawrence excursion trade this summer running out of this port.

p.4 Chicago an Ocean Port - Northwestern first of new line to sail to Hamburg; four of the largest steamers that can pass through Welland Canal have been built.

Capt. Taylor's Estate - how it is divided.

p.5 Incidents of the Day - The steamer Calvin and consort clear this evening for Toronto.

Steamer Melbourne leaves Montreal for Kingston, with freight about Tuesday next.

The steamer Pierrepont left this afternoon for Gananoqe, taking the schooner Fleetwing in tow

Goderich Port Notes - April 23rd - The steamer Miles, Capt. Dick, is laden at Richardsons' elevator with 40,000 bushels of grain, all ready for Kingston, but at Sarnia the ice is piled up, and no boat can get past. People can step from the boats to the shore on the ice. The tug Evelyn was the first craft out. On the 16th inst. the tugs Lubold, Sea Queen and Sea Gull left for Tobermory, but the Sea Gull turned back, her engine being defective.

p.6 The schooner Pilot is ashore on a rocky beach three miles west of Bath, and is reported to be in a bad condition, likely to prove a total loss. She is owned and sailed by Capt. Flynn.

A member of the longshoremen's union complained at the Whig office today that a transfer company was employing non-union labor to the detriment of those belonging to the union.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 24 Apr 1901