p.2 letter to editor - The Yacht Race at Gananoque - race between yachts Island Maid and A. Ramsay, writer says he is giving the true facts; mentions article in Gananoque Reporter.
-The new barge Cataraqui was launched on Saturday afternoon from Messrs. W. Power & Co's ship yard. The new steam barge Portsmouth left the same yard the same day for the Rideau. She will be employed in the iron ore trade between the Ottawa iron regions and the United States.
p.3 Shipping Casualties - The schr. Richardson, which was ashore at Presque Isle, arrived in port on Monday morning, having sustained no particular damage.
The schr. W.F. Greenwood, with staves from up lake to Clayton went ashore on Monday morning at Snake Island. The tug Lady Franklin has gone to her assistance.
The Alpha, that went ashore 4 miles below Oswego in the gale of Thursday, is reported in town today as having gone to pieces.
The United States survey boat Ada arrived here this morning from Cape Vincent, and is taking in coal. She is employed in the survey of the St. Lawrence.