p.2 Case of Drowning - Inquest - no precautions taken when cutting ice around steamer; Harbour Master involved.
Shipbuilding - Three new keels will be laid at Power's Marine Railway next week for a steamboat and two barges for Messrs. George Chaffey & Bro., the Rideau Canal and St. Lawrence Forwarding Co.
For Sale or to be Chartered - The Schooner Bob Wilson, with sails, anchors, chains, etc., etc. complete; classes B-1, and has a carrying capacity of 4,000 bushels, or about 75,000 feet of lumber; is a fast sailor, and well adapted for the coasting trade. Will be sold cheap for cash or on liberal credit terms. For particulars apply to Falconer & Horn. Kingston, Feb. 29th.
Brevities - Messrs. Holcomb & Stewart, the new forwarding firm, successors to Messrs. L.H. Henderson & Co., were in the city yesterday, arranging the preliminaries for the opening of the ensuing season's trade.