The schrs. A. Foster and Mediterranean have arrived with coal for Swift.
The Haskell Shoal, near the Sister's light, will only be marked for the present.
The schr. Manzanilla arrived at Garden Island yesterday with timber from Hamilton.
The Algerian called, en route to Montreal this morning. There were traces of frost on her decks.
The schr. A.L. Andrews, laden with stone for Chicago, and the Pride of America, light, bound for Toledo, are awaiting a change in the wind.
Mayor Proctor, of Ogdensburg, has purchased the steamer Island Chief and will place her on the route between Ogdensburg and Alexandria Bay.
The new barge, which has been in course of construction at Garden Island since last fall, was expected to have been launched today. She will be called the Dakota and will be used in the service of the Kingston and Montreal Forwarding Company.