p.2 Boat Race - The boat race at Detroit yesterday, where several boats of other builders competed, was won by the boats built by Mr. Henry Cunningham, of Kingston, which took the first and second prizes.
Holcomb & Stewart - The schr. C. Gearing, 6,000 bush. black-eye peas; prop. Ocean from Chicago, lightened 4,008 bush. spring wheat.
James Swift & Co. - prop. Calabria; prop. Stanley up; str. Osprey up; prop. Kincardine up; str. Magnet up; and Passport down.
Montreal Transportation Co. - The schr. Elgin, from Chicago, 19,500 bush. wheat.
Port Colborne, June 2nd - Down: props. Champlain, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; M.R. Robertson, Port Elgin, Kingston, wheat.
Up: prop. Tecumseh, Port Colborne, Milwaukee, light; schr. Victor in tow; schr. Wawanosh, Kingston, Sarnia, light; Porter, Toronto, Black River, light; Fearless, Kingston, Cleveland, light; J. Ralston, Ogdensburg, Toledo, light; Wacousta, Toronto, Cleveland, light; Trinidad, Oswego, Chicago, coal; barque London, Kingston, Toledo, light; schr. Jennie Graham, Port Metcalfe, Bay City, light; Victor, Hamilton, Chicago, light; barque Montgomery, Clayton, Bay City, light; schr. G.M. Neelon, Kingston, Bay City, light; barque Arctic, Kingston, Cleveland, light; schr. Bermuda of Picton, Oshawa, Port Burwell, light; Polly M. Rogers, Rochester, Cleveland, coal; O.M. Bond, Oswego, Chicago, coal; St. Andrews.
ad - Fare 25 Cents - Ship Excursion to Cape Vincent - on Maud.
Notice is hereby given by the Municipal Council of the Township of Wolfe Island that Sealed Tenders will be received by the Township Clerk until Monday, the 3rd day July next, up to the hour of 12 o'clock noon, from parties desirous of leasing the Ferry between Wolfe Island and the City of Kingston, and vice versa, for a term of eight years from the 1st day of January, 1875. The boat to be used in the service to be of not less than 40 horse power, on the low pressure principle, and, as in original lease, not less than one hundred feet in length. The conditions to be complied with, on said ferry, are embodied in the original lease from the Crown, as also in By-Law No. 69 of said Township of Wolfe Island, a copy of which may be seen at the Township Clerk's Office, with the schedule of fees and charges thereunto annexed.
The lowest tender not necessarily accepted.
S. GOING, Township Clerk THOMAS DAWSON, Reeve.
Council Chamber, Wolfe Island, May 27th, 1874.
The str. Cline, built by the Messrs. Cline during the past winter, has been finished and is making her regular trips on the ferry between Massena and Cornwall.She is smaller than the Enterprise.
Messrs. Charles Wilson & Co., of Picton, launched a new three-masted schooner at South Bay on Saturday at Cooper's shipyard. Her capacity is 18,000 bushels. She was built under the superintendence of Mr. D. McMurchy. The vessel has been sold to Thomas Greenwood, of Port Colborne, for $18,000.
The Oswego Times says: - The Canadian Navigation Co. has knocked down the rates of passage to all points on their route, from Montreal to Hamilton.
C.I. - 3rd - Schr. Elgin, Chicago, M.T. Co., 19,500 bush. wheat.
Str. Ocean, Chicago, Holcomb & Stewart, 3,983 bush. wheat.
Sloop A. Smith, Cape Vincent, Provincial Hardware Co., 10 tons pig iron.