p.2 Free Canal System - opinions of G.M. Kinghorn.
The schr. William Elgin has arrived from Oswego with 283 tons of coal.
The schr. White Oak came in today from Fairhaven with 311 tons of coal.
The tug G.A. Harris has been released from her position on the rocks at Lachine, at a cost of $3,000.
The steamer Argyle has a good record after its last venture after going up Lake Ontario. This steamer left Swift's dock at Kingston, on Friday, and fifteen hours afterwards was inside the piers at Port Dalhousie.
The prop. Nashua, from Cleveland, arrived yesterday from Cleveland. She discharged some merchandise and left for Ogdensburg with the schr. J.G. Worts in tow. The latter had wheat from Toronto.
The sailors on the lake are now asking $3 per day. The weather has been remarkably fine, and the fall season, which is so much dreaded, has not been so far a bad one. The sailors assert that they have made no money this year.
Here & There - R. & O. dividend is 3 %.
p.4 Wolfe Island Council - W. McRossie voted $35.89 for lumber for ferry scow for Simcoe Island.