p.2 Belleville Yacht Race - The postponed yacht race took place at Belleville yesterday. A telegram states that the Peerless won the race by one minute, the Katie Grey being second.
-The steamer Queen was on the Island route yesterday instead of the Pierrepont which was engaged carrying excursionists to Gananoque.
Propeller Burned On Lake Erie - Chatham, July 12th - A report received from Belle River, Lake Erie, dated 4 p.m., says a large propeller is on fire about six miles out from that port, and had been burning for two hours. The name is not known.
The Steamer Maud - We understand that Mr. John Elliot, the steward of the steamer Maud, has made an arrangement with the owners which gives him sole control of the refreshment and meal department of the boat, which has been in existence since the commencement of the season. Mr. Elliot will be ready at all times to accommodate passengers or excursionists with anything they may require in his department, at reasonable rates. How satisfactorily he can do so it is unnecessary to tell those who have had experience in travelling on this very popular steamer.
A. Gunn & Co. - strs. Rochester from Belleville and Cayuga from Ogdensburg.
J. Swift's - strs. Passport from Montreal; Magnet from Charlotte; and Corinthian from Hamilton; props. Calabria from Montreal; Oswego Belle from Oswego; Celtic from Montreal, and Persia from St. Catharines; tug Favourite from Ogdensburg.
St. Lawrence & Chicago Forwarding Co. - prop. Argyle left for Ft. William with 100 tons railroad iron, and Celtic from Montreal to Duluth with 450 tons rail road iron. Tug Jessie Hall left for Montreal with barges Onondaga, 26,774 oats, 3,000 pipe staves, and 45 maple logs; Nebraska, 3,107 corn, 17,115 wheat, 2,087 wheat, staves (sic) and 39 maple logs; and Albert, 9,549 wheat and 70 tons phosphate.
Collinsby, July 12th - Arrivals - none.
Departures - Magellan, Anna Craig, S. Neelon, and Collinsby Rafting Company's third raft.
Port Colborne, July 12th - Up - prop. St. Albans, Ogdensburg, Chicago, gen. cargo; schr. Montmorency, Clayton, Chicago, light; Brooklyn, Oswego, Toledo, coal; Lady Dufferin, Kingston, Chicago, light; Alpha, Toronto, Parry Sound, light; Clara Youell, Toronto, Black River, light; A.J. Dewey, Ogdensburg, Toledo, iron ore; barge Dashing Wave, Ogdensburg, Bay City, light; Adirondac, Ogdensburg, Bay City, light.
Down - prop. Lowell, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; Clinton, Duluth, Montreal, wheat; barge Grimsby, Duluth, Montreal, wheat; schr. Northman, Bear Creek, Port Colborne, timber; Madeira, Milwaukee, Kingston, wheat; Denmark, Cheboygan, Kingston, timber; Sweepstakes, Sandusky, Toronto, coal; Alexander, Bay City, Collinsby, timber.
In harbour - schrs. Cataract, Russian, Northman, C.L. Fick, Lady Dufferin, D.W. McCall.
CHEAP EXCURSION TO CAPE VINCENT
FARE 25 CENTS
The favourite steamer Maud will leave for Cape Vincent on Saturday, July 15th, at 2 p.m., remaining at the Cape fully one hour, arriving in Kingston at 7 p.m.
Tickets must be procured at Messrs. Folger & Hanley's office, or else full fare will be charged on board.
Tea 25 cents. July 12th.