p.1 The Lost Propeller California - Captain Harbottle, inspector of steamboats, has returned to Toronto from Beauharnois, where he examined Chatineau and Rauzon, deckhands of the prop. California. He has obtained important evidence bearing on the conduct of the crew, but does not make it public.
The prop. Dominion is taking barley to Oswego for Richardson.
The schr. Julia is ashore 4 miles from Oswego. She is commanded by her owner, Capt. McDonald, assisted by Stephen Tyo, jr., mate.
Mr. Davis has commenced repairing the schr. Jessie Breck. She will receive a new covering board and rails and new cabins.
The str. John A. McDonald is ashore at Duffey's Light, near Gananoque. Calvin's wrecker (Capt. O'Brien) has gone to her assistance with the steamer Hiram Calvin.
The schr. Dudley has returned from Cape Vincent, to which port she had brought lumber from Toronto at $2 per thousand feet. Her master and owner, Capt. Parsons, received $450 for his services.
Bajus & Noonan have dissolved partnership. The latter has purchased his partner's interest in the Rideau Belle, and will run her on the Rideau route next year. The frame for a new steamer for Mr. Bajus was commenced yesterday. The boat will ply between Kingston and Montreal. Her frame will be of steel, and she will carry a triple compound engine.