The schr. B.W. Folger is loading lumber for Oswego from the barge Isis.
The str. Alma Munro lightened 7,500 bushels of wheat, last night, and left for Montreal.
The tug Active went down the river last night to exchange with the tug of a tow of barges from Montreal.
The str. Nile arrived from Ottawa, yesterday, with three barges laden with lumber. She cleared again alone for Deseronto with a deck load of lumber.
The steambarge Freemason and three barges, laden with lumber, arrived yesterday from Ottawa and are waiting for fair weather to clear for Oswego.
The steamyacht Swan had a rough voyage coming from Gananoque this morning. The wind blew hard down the lake, but the little steamer made fair headway. There were many passengers on board.
Yesterday the steamer Alberta discharged 2,946 boxes of cheese gathered at ports on the south shore between Oswego and Cape Vincent. She brought in 2,466 boxes last week and will bring 10,000 boxes more to this port.
FINEST SAIL ON FRESHWATER
KINGSTON TO CHICAGO
This First-Class, Twin Screw, Clyde Built, Iron Steamship,
will sail from Kingston for Chicago on the following days, leaving
Kingston at 2 P.M. on
1st and 15th September,
Calling at Toronto, Welland Canal Ports, Cleveland, Windsor (Detroit), Sarnia via Straits Mackinaw, thence to Chicago. Passengers have two days there, returning same route. Length of trip 14 days. Large accommodation. Can seat 100 passengers at dining table. State rooms commodious and handsomely furnished. Steamer lighted throughout by incandescent electric lights. Old, experienced, civil and attentive officers. Public inspection of this steamer invited. For rates of passage and other information apply to
JAMES SWIFT & CO.