p.2 Shipping News - J.H. Henderson & Co's wharf - The tug William arrived this morning with the barges Thrush, Linnet and Yarrow. The barge Robin leaves tonight for Montreal with 19,000 bush wheat.
Garden Island - The following arrived since our last report:- The bark Southampton with timber from Bear Creek, bark Alexander with timber from same port, the bark George Thurston with timber from Saginaw, the bark Laura E. Calvin from Toledo with timber, and the schr Victor with staves from Bear Creek. The whole of the foregoing have discharged and sailed for above the Welland Canal, with the exception of the Victor. Calvin & Breck's tenth raft, composed of 22 drams of oak, elm and walnut timber and staves, left this morning for Quebec.
Swift & Co's wharf - The schr. Sea Bird, with a general cargo from Oswego, arrived this morning. The schr. M. O'Gorman, light, from Oswego, arrived last night. She is loading lumber, and will return tonight.
Kinghorn's wharf - The sloop Francis Smith arrived last evening with 50,000 feet lumber from the Rideau. She returns tonight.
The M.T. Company's wharf - The schr Octavia, from Toronto with 5,400 bush wheat, arrived this morning. Also the barge Saguenay from Montreal with 182 tons pig iron.
The schr Homeward Bound, from Montreal to Newcastle, passed the port this morning.
Meeting of Ship-brokers - Freights Advanced - A meeting of the ship-brokers at Buffalo was held yesterday, at which time a union was formed, and the rates of freight advanced. The following is the tariff for the present, as fixed by the union: Coal - Erie and Cleveland to Chicago down town dock, $1.25 free of handling; Erie and Cleveland to uptown dock, Chicago, $1.91, free on board; Buffalo to Chicago, $1.00, free; Buffalo to Milwaukee, 87 1/2, free; Erie and Cleveland to Milwaukee, $1, free; Buffalo to Toledo, Detroit and Cleveland, 75 cents f.o.b. and trimmed. Iron -Buffalo to Chicago and Milwaukee, $1., free; Water Lime - Buffalo to Toledo, Erie, Cleveland and Detroit, 10 cents per bbl; state, $1 per ton, free; stone, $3 per cord; marble, $1 per ton, free.
Loss of the Schooner Dolphin - A private despatch to B.B. Jones states that the schooner Dolphin sunk in the Straits of Mackinac, on Sunday night. She was loaded with coal, from Cleveland to Milwaukee, owned by B.B. Jones & Co., Toronto; ranked A-1; built about six years ago at Milwaukee; valued at $14,500, and insured for $12,000.
To Be Raised - The propeller Forest Queen, which last fall was damaged by ice and sunk in Point au Pelee passage, is to be raised the present week. She is owned by S.W. Morgan & Co., lumber forwarders, who have employed the propeller Ottawa, with lighters, by which means it is thought the work can be accomplished in quick time. The damages sustained by the Queen are of a trivial nature.