p.2 Marine News
Jones & Miller's wharf - Arrived: The schr. J.C. Trumpft, Milwaukee, 22,600 bush. wheat. The barge Beauport leaves this evening with this cargo and 300 bbls. flour.
Coulthurst & McPhie's wharf - Arrived: prop. Enterprise 909 bush. wheat.
Montreal Transportation Company's wharf - Prop. Columbia, Port Dalhousie, 18,400 bush. corn; prop. California, Chicago, 15,220 bush. wheat; Aigle de Mer, Port Dalhousie, 8,824 bush. corn; prop. Enterprise, do., 19,337 bush. corn; Monticello, Milwaukee, 20,000 bush. wheat; Cossack, Chicago, 19,300 bush. wheat; Mont Blanc, Chicago, 21,300 bush. wheat. The schr. Anna left with 200 tons railroad iron for Windsor, and the Dauntless is loading 300 tons for the same place.
James Swift & Co.'s wharf - The steamers Spartan, Abyssinian, Corsican and Athenian passed up; and the Magnet, Athenian, Passport and Abyssinian, and prop. Georgian down. The tug Rescue coaled here this morning.
Holcomb & Stewart's wharf - The schr. Jessie Macdonald, Wellington, 5,000 bushels wheat; schr. Princess Alexandra, Bay City, staves.
Port Colborne, Aug. 20th - Up: Schr. Elvina, Luff, Meteor, Clyde, Antelope, Azov, H. Folger, Grace Whitney, Almeda, Alpha and Monitor.
Down: Schrs. O. Mowat, Persia, Wanetee, Union, W.F. Merrick, Ada, Medora, Mary Everett, Lady Macdonald, G. Dowsman, J.C. Woodruff, A. Contias, Hungerford, Valentine, Starling, Tailor, Margaret Muir, Kate Kelly, J. Platt, J.R. Noyes, America, Queen of the North; props. Buckeye, City of Boston, and Akron.
At Elevator: Steambarge Birkhead, barge Gibhart, schr. Cameron, A. Mosher, D.A. Wells, brig. Standart, schrs. Russian, Dundee and Dufferin.
Civic Holiday - Yacht Race - (part) A yacht race took place in the morning for a handsome flag presented by Mr. G.S. Oldrieve. The course was twice round Garden Island, a distance of about ten miles, and six boats started. The race was splendidly contested, and the time made first rate - the wind prevailing being a somewhat light southwest one. The following was the position of the boats at the finish: - 1st, Girl of the Period, Mr. Adams; 2nd, Brown Jug, Mr. H. Cunningham; 3rd, Stranger, Mr. Johnston; Barriefield; 4th, Island Maid; 5th, Una. We did not learn the name of the owner of the Una, nor the name of the last boat.
The steam yacht Gracie, under command of Captain Massey, owner, arrived at Picton on Wednesday morning with a party of gentlemen from Alexandria Bay, for a few days hunting and fishing on the bay.
The steamers of the Royal Mail Line are now doing a large business the stream of travel being very active. We learn that the matrimonial market is equally lively, no less than four bridal parties having been passengers by the steamer Abyssinian on Tuesday evening for the west besides two going east yesterday morning.