The president and chief engineer of the Richelieu and Ontario line have been at Lowell, Mass., inspecting a steam engine by which a saving of 60 per cent in fuel can be effected.
The schooner Fanny Gardner, pine timber for Garden Island, ran aground near Snake Island. She was relieved by the tug Jessie Hall after some of her cargo was lightened.
Arrivals - schrs. A.E. Vickery, Chicago, 21,000 bushels corn; Halstead, Chicago, 34,996 bush. wheat; Nevada, Chicago, 20,702 bush. wheat; W.J. Preston, Chicago, 18,250 bush. wheat; Emerald, Toronto, 19,984 bush. wheat; Grantham, Toledo, 697 tons coal.
Cleared - schrs. M.J. Cummings, Charlotte, light; Atmosphere, Oswego, light; Singapore, Oswego, timber; Kate Eccles, Wellington; Trade Wind, Toronto, lumber.