p.2 Board of Trade - (President A. Livingston) - obstructing navigation -
Harbour Improvements - The report of the committee, delegated to present conjointly with a committee from the City Council, a respectful memorial to His Excellency the Governor General in Council, relative to proposed harbour improvements, was read, and in substance is identical with the facts inserted in this journal at the time of the deputation's visit to the Capital and return. After a little conversational discussion the report was received and adopted on motion of Mr. R.M. Ross, seconded by Mr. W. Power, the following words being appended: that the Board regrets so long an interval has elapsed without a survey being made by a competent engineer, and express the hope that such examination may be made in accordance with the promise made by the government on the occasion of the visit to Ottawa of the delegation in May last.
Wreck of the Steamer Kingston - A party of wreckers under command of Capt. Howard, of Montreal, are expected to leave here this evening with a tug and the requisite apparatus, to raise the machinery and hull of the Royal Mail Steamer Kingston, lately destroyed by fire at Grenadier Island, near Brockville. The expedition anticipate being engaged for a considerable length of time.
The Kingston Mills Locks - The steamer Gazelle, which has been for some days engaged in repairing the broken lock at Kingston Mills, arrived here this morning, the break having been remedied and navigation resumed.
Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Arrivals - Schooners Miami, from Chicago, 17,021 bushels of wheat; James Gilmour, Milwaukee, 18,774 bushels of do. The Miami is loading 100 tons of iron ore for Erie.
Messrs. James Swift and Co's wharf - Passed up - Steamers Rochester, Passport, Abyssinian and prop. America. Passed down - Steamers Athenian and Magnet and prop. City of Montreal.
Messrs. Halcomb and Stewart's wharf - The prop. Bruno, from Port Elgin, lightened 4,000 bushels of wheat; the prop. Europe, from Chicago, 4,000 bushels; the City of Montreal, from Chatham, 4,000 bushels, and the Lewis Shickluna, from Chicago, 5,000 bushels.
Port Colborne, July 9th - Up - Barque Mary Jane, schrs. Oriental, Melrose, Yankee Blade, Albatross, Orion, American; Westside, Oswego, Chicago, salt; G.F. Buntle, Kingston, Chicago, light; Bismarck, Kingston, Toledo, light; propeller Michigan, Ogdensburg, Toledo, gen. cargo; schr. Nevada, Oswego, Chicago, railroad iron; Trade Wind, Toronto, Cleveland, light; Grace Whitney, Ogdensburg, Cleveland, iron ore; L. Dall, Darlington, Chicago, light; Hossa, Kingston, Chicago, pig iron; prop Dalhousie, Port Dalhousie, pig iron.
Down - Schrs. Sweepstakes, Russian, Mary Grover; brig H. Rooney, prop Bristol.
p.3 Capt. Porte is having an awning deck erected on his staunch little steamer the Norfolk. This improvement will add greatly to the comfort of passengers who wish to seat themselves on the upper deck of the steamer.
Customs Imports - July 9th - str. Pierrepont, Cape Vincent, (mixed cargo)
-Str. Corsican, Charlotte, (mixed cargo).
-Schr. New Dominion, Bay City, Calvin & Breck, 14,532 pipe staves, 17,290 West India staves.
-Schr. James Norris, Toledo, Calvin & Breck, 254 pieces oak.
-Schr. S.G. McGrath, Calvin & Breck, 10,414 p staves, 54,728 W.I. staves.
-Schr. British Lion, Toledo, Calvin & Breck, 153 pcs. walnut, 86 pcs. oak, 1 pc ash.
-Str. Europe, Chicago, Holcomb & Stewart, 4,438 bush corn.
-Str. City of Montreal, Toledo, Holcomb & Stewart, 4,673 bush corn.
July 10th - Str. Magnet, (mixed cargo)
-Schr. J.E. Gilmore, Milwaukie, M.T. Co., 18,774 bush wheat.
-Barque Cecilia, Chicago, A. Macphie, 20,428 bush corn.
-Schr. Garibaldi, Bay City, 14,807 pipe staves, 33,987 feet oak, Isaac Cockburn.
-Schr. Ayr, do., Isaac Cockburn, 150 pieces oak, 17 pieces oak, 29 pieces pine.
-Schr. Mary Merritt, do., do., 210 pieces oak, 1 piece ash.
-Str. Pierrepont, Cape Vincent, (mixed cargo)
p.4 purser of steamer Passport disappeared with about $3,000 of the company's money. [Hamilton Spectator]