p.3 Capt. Collier has sold the New York to a Mr. German, of Grafton. The latter proposes to improve her with a new boiler. A still better change would be to give her a new hull and a new name.
Yacht Race - The yacht race between the Zitella and the Emma started this afternoon shortly after 2 o'clock. There was a fine breeze for the race.
Accident - Yesterday afternoon, Capt. Mulvany, of the schr. Bangalore, had a narrow escape from being killed by falling down the hold of the schooner. He was superintending the loading of the vessel with salt, and was looking down. In some way he lost his balance, and fell over, alighting on some bags of salt, and thus breaking the fall. He was considerably bruised, but this morning he was doing well.
Port Colborne, Oct. 5th - Up - schrs. W.R. Taylor, Collins Bay, Chicago, light; Ben Franklin, Ogdensburg, Cleveland, iron ore; Charger, Oswego, Toledo, light; J.M. Scott, Fairhaven, Chicago, coal; prop. Sovereign, Montreal, Chicago, gen. cargo; steam barge Abercorn, Kingston, Chicago, light.
Down - schrs. Grace Whitney, Grand Haven, Ogdensburg, lumber; Willie Keller, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; Picton of Picton, Chatham, Montreal, wheat; prop. City of Concord, Chicago, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; Maze (sic - Maize ?), Buffalo, Ogdensburg, lighthouse supplies.
In Harbour - schrs. Ben Franklin, J.M. Scott and W. Taylor.