The lighthouse keepers have commenced their duties.
The schr. Grantham is loading iron ore for Cleveland.
The schr. Huron has gone to Oswego to load coal for Toronto.
The schr. Twilight arrived today from Belleville. She is unloading 2,500 bricks.
The steamer Varuna has commenced her regular trips from Trenton to Picton.
The schr. Lady Macdonald will be hauled out at Picton and thoroughly overhauled.
The sloop Lorraine has been chartered to carry lumber from Deseronto to Wolfe Island.
The schr. Dudley is lying in the ice near Collinsby. She left Kingston for Deseronto a week ago.
The schr. W. Elgin, Captain Savage, has loaded a cargo of cedar posts at Deseronto for Charlotte.
O. Cross, Smith's Falls, sold the steamer Khartoum to Capt. Staley, Wolfe Island, for a good figure.
The prop. Glengarry and tow, schrs. Gaskin and Glenora, left today for Charlotte to load coal for Port Arthur.
Capt. W. Elliot has purchased a one-fourth interest in the steam yacht Jessie Bain and will command her.
The steamer Armenia will run this season from Deseronto to Ogdensburg. Capt. S. Anderson, sr., commands her.
D.W. Allison, Adolphustown, has been making extensive purchases of vessel property. He has bought interests in the schrs. Persia, Nellie Hunter and Fabiola.
The steamer Hero left for Belleville at 9 o'clock. She will be on her regular trip on Monday, leaving for Picton at 3:30 o'clock, p.m.
The schr. Mowat left for Port Dalhousie today where she receives a new mainmast. She will carry coal from Cleveland to Port Arthur.
The str. Puritan has been fitted out with mast and other fixtures, and will act as a consort to the steambarge Resolute. Both vessels will transport about 600,000 ft. of lumber across the lake at a trip.