p.2 Elevating - The Hamilton Times the other day stated that two of the elevators in Kingston had an elevating capacity of 500 and 800 bushels per hour, and the other three could lift 600 bushels per hour each. Our contemporary is slightly mistaken in its figures, as the first two can take out 5,000 and 8,000 bushels per hour respectively, and the last three 4,000 bushels each.
G.M. Millar & Co. - Three barges arrived from the Rideau Canal, two loaded with phosphate and one with sandstone.
St. Lawrence & Chicago Forwarding Co. - arrived - schooners New Dominion, Port Elgin, 13,400 bush. wheat; Lady Dufferin, Chicago, 17,300 bush. wheat; George B. Sloan, Toledo, 20,000 bush. corn.
Montreal Transportation Co. - The tug Glide arrived with barges Europa, Lancaster, McCarthy, St. Lawrence and Corn Crib, light, and left with barges Milwaukee, 21,000 bush. wheat; Dalhousie, 14,961 bush. wheat; Kinghorn, 17,750 bush. wheat; and schr. Grantham, for Quebec, with lumber.
James Swift - Arrived - the Algerian, from Montreal; Magnet from Charlotte; Oswego Belle from Oswego; Kincardine from Belleville; Armenia, from Picton, and Spartan from Hamilton.
Broke Her Shaft - Yesterday afternoon while coming up the river, near Rockport, it was discovered that the shaft of the steamer Algerian was broken. The engines were slowed, and Kingston was made about five o'clock in the afternoon. There it was found impossible to proceed, and the Magnet, which was at Charlotte, was telegraphed for and arrived this morning, the Algerian's passengers and freight being transferred to her. It was at first thought that the shaft might be repaired, but Captain Howard, who arrived from Montreal this morning, has condemned it, and a new one will have to be put in. Fortunately, the Company have a spare shaft in Montreal, and the probabilities are that the Algerian will be running again in three or four weeks.
Port Colborne, Sept. 1st - Up - schrs. Canton, Thorold, Detroit, light; Montery (sic - Monterey ?), Oswego, Chicago, do.; C. Jeffrey, Toronto, Erie, do.; Dundee, Kingston, Toledo, do.; Montpelier, Oswego, Chicago, salt; Nassau, do., do., do.; Smith & Post, Oswego, Detroit, light; Magdala, Oshawa, Leamington, do.; Belle Hanscom, Charlotte, Chicago, coal; Ontario, Montreal, Toledo, light; Portage, Oswego, Erie, do.; prop. Acadia, Montreal, Windsor, general cargo.
Down - prop. Armenia, Toledo, Montreal, corn; schrs. Wacousta, Cleveland, Port Robinson, coal; Guiding Star, Detroit, Oswego, corn.
In harbour - schrs. Ontario, Portage, Arundall, Gulnare, Cascade and Montpelier.