The schr. Julia is loading 8,000 bush. of oats for Oswego, for R.J. Eilbeck.
The tug Conqueror is coming down the lake with a raft belonging to Messrs. Flatt & Bradley, of Hamilton.
Wheat is carried from Chicago to Kingston at 4 1/2 cents, which is low compared with former rates.
A Cheboygan despatch reports Flatt, Bradley & Co. loading the schr. Bismarck with pine timber for Kingston.
The stern of the Geneva was damaged by being run into on Saturday by the Africa. The collision took place in the slip at McKay's wharf, Hamilton.
Garden Island had quite a lively appearance this morning, as everything in the shape of a man or boy was being utilized in unloading the fleet of vessels. But with the increased facilities now in use there for unloading besides Captain Allen thinks he can leave the harbor clear before Wednesday noon, and give the boys a half holiday to take in the celebration in the city during the afternoon.
p.3 A Suit Begun - The dispute between Calvin & Sons and the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Co., respecting the collision of the Traveller with the Passport last fall, near Lachine, has culminated in the issuing of a writ in the Queen's Bench Division by the Garden Island firm against the company. The case is one of considerable importance and will probably be tried at the next Fall Assizes. Kirkpatrick & Rogers are acting for Calvin & Son, and Walkem & Walkem for the Richelieu Company.
Died In Hamilton - Harry Martin, in Marine Hospital; spent 5 years with str. Corsican.
May 24, 1882