At Rathbun's the schr. Philo Bennett is loading ties for Oswego.
The schr. Jessie H. Breck has reached Garden Island with timber from Toledo.
The str. Pierrepont took 9 horses and 39 head of cattle to the Cape yesterday afternoon.
The schrs. Shandon, T.C. King and J.H. Breck are at Garden Island with timber from Toledo.
Swift's - Arrivals - prop. Armenia, Montreal; prop. Persia, St. Catharines; prop. Celtic, Hamilton.
The steamer Pierrepont left today for Mr. W. Firman's farm, five miles this side of Gananoque, to load 90 tons of hay for Sabre Bros.
Sailors are scarce. President McComb says that last evening he had to let the schr. Mary Battle leave port a man short. He could not get one.
The steam barge D.M. Wilson arrived at the K. & M.F. Co.'s dock, Portsmouth, today from Chicago with 35,000 bush. corn from Chicago.
The schr. Gearing arrived at the penitentiary. She sailed from Kingston to South Bay with merchandise, unloaded, took on 100 cords of wood and returned, making the round trip in 48 hours.
Montreal Transportation Co.: The arrivals are: schrs. Annie M. Foster, Newcastle and Darlington, 5,500 bush. peas; Manitowac, Chicago, 34,317 bush. corn; tug Thompson and three barges, Montreal, 75 tons of railroad iron for Kingston & Pembroke R.R. The departures are: prop. Scotia with the schr. Mary Battle for the Welland Canal; prop. St. Magnus, Hamilton.
p.3 Here & There - The ferry steamer Prince Edward, which ran between Belleville and Ameliasburg, was burned to the water's edge last night. The steam barge Nile towed the burning steamer into the bay.
The schr. Hoboken left last night for Charlotte, there to load coal for Toronto.
That $100 Challenge - The shovellers for the K. & M.T. Co., Portsmouth, are anxious to know when the match between them and the M.T. Co. men is to come off. As the latter sent the challenge they have the right to move first in the matter. One hundred dollars is laying in Stewart's office to be covered by the challenging party, but the Portsmouth men despair of a contest.