p.8 Incidents Of The Day - Mr. Davis has purchased from Mr. Anglin the hull of the old steamer City of Kingston, and will convert it into a tow barge. Folger Bros. have purchased the frame of the steamer's engine.
Work For Our Mechanics - A new steamboat will be built here this winter by Mr. R. Davis for Carnegie Bros., of Brockville. Her length will be 100 feet over all, 20 ft. beam, 6 1/2 ft. hold, with an engine 14 x 14 in., driven with steam generated by a steel boiler capable of carrying 100 lbs. steam working pressure. The boat will be completed by the first of June. The machinery for her will be built by Davidson, Doran & Co. She will run from Brockville to the St. Lawrence park, seven miles above Brockville. The Carnegie Bros. have a contract with the park association to occupy this route for five years, three trips a day, Sundays excepted, commencing June 15th and ending Sept. 15th. Work upon the steamer will commence next week.
A Forwarding Company's Meeting - The annual meeting of the shareholders of the Kingston and Montreal Forwarding Company (limited), was held yesterday at the offices of the company, Montreal, when the following board was elected for the ensuing year: A. Gunn, M.P., President; Hon. James G. Ross, vice-president; Wm. Stewart, managing director; and Messrs. John Torrance, jr. and James Stewart, directors.