p.2 The Gale - A few particulars have reached us of the strength of the gale on the lake. At South Bay a very heavy gale of wind, with rain, commenced on Wednesday afternoon and continued until midnight. The steamer Algerian, and also a propeller, came into port for shelter, and left about two o'clock in the morning, the weather having moderated. The schooner Catharine was driven ashore from her anchorage in the bay, and a vessel was seen ashore on Timber Island, from the effects of the gale. At Wellington, a fearful storm of wind and rain, the heaviest ever experienced, here at this season of the year, passed over, tearing down fences, fruit and ornamental trees in a terrible manner - also carrying away a portion of the two docks. Several fishermen lost their boats and nets, which were carried away by the heavy seas.
The Countess of Dufferin's Rival -
The Drowned Man - Patrick Gorman fell off str. Oswego Belle on way over from Oswego.
p.3 Customs Imports - July 5th - Schr. J. Norris, Cleveland, Rockwood Asylum, 470 tons coal.
Schr. Bolivia, Chicago, M.T. Co., 30,995 bush. oats.
A. Gunn & Co. - schr. Morning Star from Oswego; str. Rochester, from Alexandria Bay, with excursionists; Geneva from Picton.
J. Swift's - str. Passport from Montreal; Corinthian from Hamilton.
Port Colborne, July 6th - Up - schrs. J.C. Woodruff, Clayton, Bay City, light; Ella Martin, Hamilton, Cleveland, do.; bark Alow (sic), Port Colborne, Buffalo, do.; M.T. Merrick, Charlotte, Erie, iron ore; J.T. Wallace, Toronto, Port Colborne, ?; Gulnare, Hamilton, Ashtabula, light; ? , ? , Vermillion, do.; prop. Oswegatchie, Ogdensburg, Chicago, light.
Down - schrs. S. Neelon, Wheatley, Collins' Bay, timber; E.W. Rathbun, Kincardine, Kingston, wheat; props. Acadia, Sauble River, Quebec, lumber; St. Albans, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo.
In harbour - schrs. Grantham, Acorn, Cataract, Russian, Wm. Young, J.R. Benson, M.C. Cameron, Cascade, Rutherford.