p.1 We understand that the loss of property on the River St. Lawrence this season has been unprecedented, caused no doubt from the lowness of the waters; no less than seven Barges have been stranded in as many days - 4 belonging to Messrs. M'Pherson and Crane and Company, 1 to Messrs. Hackett & Co., and 1 to Messrs. Ross and Co. We believe that in most cases the property has been insured, so that the loss will fall on a public company. [Montreal Transcript]
p.2 Fire - A disastrous fire occurred at Port Hope, on the morning of Sunday last, the 7th instant. On the roof of the storehouse on the wharf is a small beacon to light the harbour, it happened unfortunately that some of the woodwork took fire, which before it was discovered had gained a great height.....(totally lost). [Cobourg Star]
Office of the K.M. Railway Company,
9th November, 1841.
Notice is hereby given, that in accordance with a resolution of the Board of Directors of the Kingston Marine Railway, a second instalment of 10 per cent on the newly allotted stock of the Company, is called in, and payable at their office on or before the tenth day of December, agreeable to their act of Incorporation.
C.W. Jenkins, Sec'y.