The schr. Blanche got a 2 cent rate on her cargo from Colborne to Kingston.
The prop. Scotia, Duluth, 16,000 bush. wheat; schr. Blanche, Colborne, 6,887 bush. wheat, have arrived for the M.T. Co.
The schr. Herbert Dudley is loading 15,000 bushels of barley for Richardson & Sons, at Gananoque for Ogdensburg or Oswego, at 2 cents per bushel.
The schr. Margaret Muir, bound up, light, put in at Cheboygan Bay to get a load if possible. The crew deliberately refused to man the vessel and go any further if she is unable to get a cargo here. She is a light vessel, they say, and not safe to be on the lake at this time of the year.
The schr. Acacia arrived on Sunday with grain from St. Catharines. Her cargo has not been discharged owing to a lack of barges. Her owners fear that they will lose a lumber contract from Trenton to St. Catharines on account of the delay. The rate offered her on the lumber is $1.60 per m.
The schr. Myosotis has been here for a full month waiting for a good paying cargo of coal from Oswego or Charlotte to some western port. The rate has been steadily advancing, and yesterday Capt. Calloway was offered $1.50 per ton, though the rate has been as high as $1.90 early in the summer. He expects to leave in a day or so and take a charter at the going rate.
The schr. King Sisters, laden with wheat from Duluth to Kingston, went ashore on Sunday night near Gull Island. The crew got ashore all safe. The vessel and cargo will likely prove a total loss. The King Sisters is owned in Cleveland by Krause & Co., and insured for $6,000. The cargo was consigned to the M.T. Co. Capt. Kiah, of the prop. Scotia, said the vessel was full of water, and the waves were dashing over her as he passed Gull Island on Monday.
Kingstonian Abroad - T.W. Hugo, an old Kingstonian, but now of Duluth, Minn., was recently appointed superintending engineer of the three large elevators of the Lake Superior Elevator Company. Mr. Hugo was for some seasons first engineer of the propeller City of Owen Sound, plying between Collingwood and Duluth, and during that time made many warm friends among those who were on their way to the North-West, and who will be glad to hear of his prosperity. He is acknowledged to have been the best engineer on any of the Lake Superior lines, and the confidence reposed in him by the L.S.E. Co. would seem to confirm this claim. He is one of the leading Oddfellows of the city and always in the front rank in anything connected with that order. The Canadian-American wishes him continued prosperity. [Minneapolis Canadian-American]