p.2 A Rush - The usual telegram from the Welland Canal last evening states that nine vessels passed through for Kingston with grain, and one with timber. This is said to be only a portion of the fleet bound from the far west for this transhipping port.
Messrs. Jones & Miller's wharf - The schooner Caroline Marsh is loading railroad iron for Port Hope. The barge Monica leaves this evening for Montreal with 9,500 bushels of wheat ex schooners Annie Minnes and Clara White.
Messrs. Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - The tug Wren (new), built at Montreal during the winter of 1871-72, entered the harbour yesterday on her first trip, with seven barges in tow. She was decorated with flags, and made a very fine appearance.
Mysterious Disappearance - The Buffalo Courier of the 9th inst. says:- "Some time during last night Captain John Reed, of the schooner John Breden, mysteriously disappeared. His outer garments, money, etc., were found safe on the boat. The vessel moored at the dock in Buffalo River. He was seen last night on the dock in good spirits and all right. The mate said he came aboard about 11 o'clock. His wife left him left him a few days since and returned to their home at Chicago. Search was made for the body in the water, and about 11 o'clock this morning the diver brought it up from near the bow of the vessel."
Port Colborne, May 13th - Down - Schrs. Cape Horn, Toledo, Kingston, corn; Ostrich of Chicago, Toledo, Kingston, corn; Tecumseh, Kincardine, do., wheat; Theresa, Kingsville, Clayton, timber; Jane McLeod, Toledo, do., corn; Anna Craig, Bay City, do., timber; Pride of America, Chicago, do., corn; C. Robbs, Chicago, Kingston, do.; A. Ford, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Wioma, Toledo, Kingston, corn; Wm. Lewis, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Game Cock, Chicago, Oswego, corn; A. Contias, Toledo, Kingston, do.; Lotta Woodward, Toledo, Toronto, lumber; Idaho, do., Kingston, corn; barks Dinina, Chicago, Oswego, do.; S.D. Woodruff, tug Jessie, Buffalo, Port Robinson; props St. Lawrence, Toledo, Montreal, corn; Michigan, do., Ogdensburg, oats; brig E. Cohen, do., Kingston, corn; steam barge Belle Cross, Bay City, Ogdensburg, lumber; str. J.K. White, Cleveland, Buffalo, light.
Up - Schrs. Union Jack, Star of Hope, Hungerford, Elorna, L. Cassey, Denmark, Kingston, Bay City, light; Argo, Brighton, Port Dover, do.; Sweden, Kingston, Bear Creek, do.; Vienna, Darlington, Chatham, do; Jennie Rumball, Kingston, Goderich, do; Gladstone, do., Toledo, do; brig L. Cook and Baltic; prop Maine.
-letter to editor about harbour improvements, breakwater, etc.; signed City of Kingston.
Frost Last Night - bay between Garden and Simcoe Islands was full of ice.
Kingston and Cape Vincent Ferry Route
Commencing 15th inst., the steamer Watertown, Thos. Hinckley, Master, will leave Kingston all week days (except Sunday) at 7 a.m., and on Saturdays at 8 a.m., to meet the 10:50 a.m. train for Rome and Oswego, etc., and
At 2:15 p.m. to meet the 5 p.m. Express Train for New York, Rome, Oswego, etc., and the Northern Transportation Co's Propellers for Oswego and all Western Ports.
Returning, will leave Cape Vincent at 10 a.m., on arrival of Express Train from New York, Rome and Oswego, etc., meeting the Grand Trunk trains going East and West and the Bay of Quinte Steamer, and
At 6:30 p.m., on arrival of trains from Rome, Oswego, etc., meeting the G.T.R. Night Trains for East and West and the Morning Steamer for Montreal and Lower St. Lawrence.
For Freight or Passage apply on board, or to G.M. Kinghorn, Ferry Wharf, foot of Brock Street. Kingston, May 14th.
p.4 City Council - Harbour Improvement - to meet with members of Board of Trade about trip to Ottawa.