p.2 A Challenge - Mr. Roy wishes us to state that he will match his yacht Peerless against the Laura, Emma and Zitella, or any of the three which may choose to contest, for a sweepstakes of $100 each; the race to take place at Mill Point. Here is a chance for the Kingston boats; will they accept? [Belleville Ontario]
The Yacht Race - The excitement in town yesterday over the yacht race at New York was great, and a good deal of betting was indulged in, the Madeleine being the favourite at about 2 to 1.
Holcomb & Stewart's Wharf - The propeller Lake Erie arrived from Duluth and lightened 4,000 bush. wheat and proceeded to Montreal.
G.M. Millar & Co. - Three car loads of phosphate arrived per K. & P.R.R., and 100 tons of barytes from Westport.
Montreal Transportation Co. - arrived - schr. Olive Branch, Toronto, 7,454 bush. wheat; prop. America, Toledo, lightened 3,904 bush. corn; Sweepstakes, Toledo, 12,260 bush. corn; St. Peter, Toledo, 17,556 corn.
Port Colborne, Aug. 11th - Up - schrs. Brooklyn, Kingston, Bay City, light; E.R. Williams, do., Toledo, do.; Jennie Graham, do., blank, do.; Alsora, Toronto, Port Colborne, do.; props. Argyle, Montreal, Fort William, railroad iron; Celtic, do., Duluth, do.; Westford, Ogdensburg, Alpena, light.
Down - schrs. W.H. Rounds, Chicago, Kingston, corn; Ella Murton, Cleveland, Hamilton, coal; C.G. Mixer, Milwaukee, Kingston, wheat; West Side, Chicago, do., corn; J. Bigler, Muskegon, Ogdensburg, lumber; W.B. Phelps, Chicago, Oswego, wheat; W. Keller, do., Kingston, corn; John R. Noyes, Milwaukee, Oswego, wheat; prop. City of New York, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo.
In Harbour - schr. Russian.
p.3 The Race Between the Madeleine and Countess of Dufferin - won by Madeleine.