p.2 Yachts - The yachts Geraldine, of Toronto, is at the Queen's wharf, and the Oriole is expected to arrive here tonight or tomorrow morning from Toronto, on her way to the Thousand Islands.
The Oswego Belle - There was a large party on board the Oswego Belle yesterday on her trip down the river. About 50 passengers joined her at Kingston in the morning. A pleasant trip was enjoyed.
A Dredge - The dredge America arrived yesterday from Goderich en route for Montreal. The dredge is lying alongside the Grand Trunk Railway track.
The Cape - The Pierrepont took the place of the Maud this afternoon on the Cape route. The Maud is engaged for an excursion down the river.
Holcomb & Stewart - prop. Ocean loaded 434 steel rails and proceeded to Duluth.
A. Gunn & Co. - str. Rochester from Belleville.
J. Swift - strs. Passport from Montreal, Magnet from Charlotte, Corinthian from Hamilton, Corsican from Montreal and Armenia from Picton. props. Argyle from Windsor, Kincardine from Belleville, Oswego Belle from Oswego, Persia from Montreal and L. Shickluna from Toronto.
Montreal Transportation Company - schrs. Jamaica from Chicago, 19,000 bush. corn; Daniel Lyons from Chicago, 27,130 bush. oats; Atwater, from Chicago, 18,819 bush. corn; Hercules, from Chicago, 17,145 bush. wheat. Tug Glide left with barges Montreal, 19,000 bush. corn; St. Lawrence, 4,024 bush. corn and 70,000 feet of lumber. schrs. T.C. Street and Cambria with lumber for Liverpool and Arendal (sic - Arundell ?) for Quebec.
Collins' Bay, July 29th - Arrivals - none. Departures - Cecelia, Anglo Saxon, Mary Battle.
p.3 Countess of Dufferin - In the race for the Bennett Cup, which was concluded on Friday last, the Mail's correspondent says the Countess of Dufferin made a good run to Brenton's Reef, being only 30 minutes behind the leading boat. From there she was outsailed owing to want of canvas. She had no topsails during the race, the new ones having proved a misfit and perfectly useless. She sailed the whole race with cruising canvas. The race for the Queen's Cup has been fixed for the 10th, 12th and 14th of August.
Customs Imports - July 31st - Schr. Hercules, Chicago, M.T. Co., 17,146 bush. wheat.
Schr. S.T. Atwater, do., do., 18,819 bush. corn.
Schr. D. Lyons, do., do., 27,130 bush. oats.