p.2 Marine News
Jones & Miller's wharf - schr. Hope, Toledo, arrived with 18,000 bush. corn; and the barge Alice Pacy leaves for Montreal this evening with the cargo.
Coulthurst & McPhie's wharf - Prop. Canada, Chicago, 3,754 bush. wheat; prop. Enterprise, Dalhousie, 21,400 bush. corn.
Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Prop. Bruno, Toledo, lightened 4,000 bush. wheat; schr. R. Doud, Milwaukee, 22,300 bush. wheat; the tug Elfin will leave this afternoon with a tow.
James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The steamers Picton and Athenian passed up; the steamers Abyssinian and Spartan passed down; prop. Lake Erie up, and prop. Indian down. The prop. L. Shickluna arrived here at half-past nine o'clock this morning, having been got off the rocks at Weaver's Point yesterday afternoon. She was got off by the tug William, which went down with Calvin & Breck's steam pumps. Her cargo of salt was entirely dissolved, and was pumped out with the water in her hold. She will be hauled out for repairs.
Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - The prop. Sovereign, Chicago, 3,013 bush. corn; schr. W.B. Phelps, Chicago, 18,000 bush. wheat; schr. Northumberland, Chicago, 14,303 bush. wheat.
Port Colborne, Aug. 15th - Schrs. Groton, H. Fitzhugh; prop. Lake Ontario; schr. Lowell, Trade Wind; tug Wm. Gardiner; schr. Mediterranean; steam-barge A.A. Turner; prop. Argyle; schrs. C. Jeffrey, Argo, Fleur de Marie, Mory, barge Johnson.
Down: steam-barge Cowie, Port Huron, Ogdensburg, lumber.
The Picton Gazette says: The steamer John Greenway is beginning to look like herself again, and will doubtless be in good running order next month. A higher rate of speed than she has ever yet attained is promised. The Greenway was always considered fast, but when we consider that the arrangement of her machinery is under the supervision of well-known superior machinists such as Messrs. Dame & Jeffers, we are not prepared to say that she will not make better time than she has done in the past.
p.3 A beautiful schooner, built by Mr. Wm. Redmond - the popular and reliable ship-builder - and owned by Capt. Cummins Hume and others, will be launched on Saturday. Her capacity is some 13,000 bushels. She is being furnished by all the modern appliances, such as wire rigging, etc., and it is expected will be ready to sail away as soon as launched. She is in every respect first-class, reflecting great credit upon her builder and owner. [Picton Gazette]