p.5 A Tug and A Dwelling Burnt - fishing tug Ethel of Collingwood burned and sunk near Wiarton.
Big Sodus harbour will be dredged, the entrance to the bay being badly choked with sand.
The str. Ontario will run between Oswego and Alexandria Bay the coming season. She was formerly the Flower City.
Arrivals at Portsmouth: prop. Annie Smith, Detroit, 40,000 bushels corn; schr. Redwing, Detroit, 47,000 bushels corn.
Capt. T. Donnelly has returned from Port Hope where the str. Norseman was inspected. He found her in excellent condition.
The schr. Louisa, latterly owned by J. Shickluna, St. Catharines, has been sold to Mr. Peters, Toronto. She will be the tow of the prop. Bruno this season.
Arrived - schrs. Lisgar, Toledo, 23,200 bushels corn; T.R. Merritt, Detroit, 23,698 bushels corn; G.M. Neelon, Detroit, 22,947 bushels corn; props. Niagara, Toledo, 24,875 bushels corn; S.L. Tilley, Detroit, 43,042 bushels corn; barges Buckley, Ireland, Scotland, England, Aid, of Ogdensburg, light; barge Nora, Clayton, light; schr. Eliza Fisher, Oswego, 269 tons coal.