p.2 Wholesale Thievery - 2 cooks from str. Spartan opened freight packages on str. and helped themselves.
The waters of the Opinicon Lake have fallen very much, some three feet from the usual mark, and it is consequently difficult for steam vessels to carry much freight.
The schr. A.G. Ryan left last evening for Oswego with 8,300 bushels barley, from Gananoque, at 2 1/4 cents.
The steamer Maud now makes but one trip per day to Cape Vincent, leaving here at 2 p.m.
The Belleville Intelligencer calls the Erin that "big steam barge." She is considered a small affair here.
The L.D. Bullock is loading barley at Northport for Oswego. Her cargo will comprise an unusually first class quality.
The arrivals at Portsmouth this morning are: Schr. Ariel, Port Whitby, 9,100 bush. wheat; prop. Van Allan, Chatham, 15,000 bush. wheat.
The tug Jessie Hall left for Montreal today with barges carrying 50,000 bush. of wheat and 600 tons of coal.
The schr. M. O'Gorman came in light last evening from Oswego; the schr. Oliver Mowat, from Sodus Point, and str. Crusoe, from Clayton.
Not Dynamite After All - on Celtic; it was dualin.
Our Fishery Laws - Rideau Lake being fished out of salmon.
Accident On Garden Island - Mate Mackie of schr. Canada hit by dog springing out of stick of timber.