p.2 SALE OF SCHOONER
To be sold by Public Auction, in pursuance of the power of sale contained in a mortgage, bearing date the 15th day of May, 1875, which mortgage will be produced at the time of sale, on Saturday, the 27th day of April, A.D. 1878, at the hour of 12 o'clock noon, at the store of Messrs. H.B. Rathbun, in the village of Mill Point, the schooner F.R. Tranchemontagne.
The vessel is carvel built, schooner rigged, and has a total tonnage of 133.57 tons.
The same may be inspected at Mill Point aforesaid, on application to Messrs. H.B. Rathbun & Son, at any time within the two weeks next preceeding the sale.
Terms of sale cash, the Vendors reserving a right to bid to the amount of their claim.
For further particulars apply to Messrs. H.B. Rathbun & Son, Mill Point, or to
Messrs. Bell & Bell, Vender's Solicitors, Belleville.
Dated this 21st day of March, A.D. 1878.
Mortgage Sale of Vessel
Will be sold by Public Auction in pursuance of the power of sale contained in a mortgage from Duncan McLean, of Port Elgin, on Thursday, the 4th day of Apriil, at 2 o'clock p.m., at the office of C.S. Wilson, in the town of Picton, 64 shares of the schooner Antelope, as now lying at Kingston, with all the appurtenances thereto belonging.
Liberal terms of sale and payment, to be made known at the sale. For further particulars apply to C.S. Wilson, of Picton, Mortgagee, Oldrieve & Horn, Kingston, or Duncan McLean, Port Elgin.
Picton, March 20th, 1878.
p.3 Marine Notes - A large number of Chicago sailors held a meeting on Sunday, and resolved that they would make no monthly engagements and that $1.50 per diem should be asked as the opening rate of wages.
The keeper of Port Colborne light writes that on Saturday morning last he saw a vessel off below Point Albino. He was much surprised at the early opening of navigation. He immediately put his lamps in order and they were ready for lighting that evening.