p.1 General Paragraphs - Henry Griffith will act as the captain of the str. Maynard this season.
The new steel tug for the Collinsby rafting company was to have been launched today.
The anchor of the schr. Gaskin, lost, weighed 1,800 lbs.
The tug Ranger left for the Cornwall Canal, today, to engage in towing barges.
Str. Rhoda Emily, Chicago, wheat; passed Port Colborne last night en route for Kingston.
Capts. Donnelly and Taylor will report on their survey of the M.T. Co.'s fleet tomorrow.
The schr. Gaskin left the drydock today and the Glenora entered. The Glengarry will probably be docked tomorrow.
Arrivals - tug Thompson, Montreal, five barges, light; tug Bronson, Montreal, five barges; str. Myles, Fort William, 40,000 bush. wheat; schr. Baltic, Oswego, coal.
Capt. Saunders of the schr. Ella Murton is another to make a fast trip. He left Toronto on Friday, loaded a cargo of coal at Oswego, and arrived in Kingston on Sunday morniing.
The str. Nile broke her shaft near Kingston Mills, last night, and had to be towed back to the city by the tug Maggie May. She was taken to Deseronto today to have the break remedied.
The steamer Columbia, of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company, has undergone her trial trip at Chester and has given satisfaction. The Columbia will be in this port some time in June.
Clearances - tug Bronson, Montreal, four barges, grain; str. Shickluna and consort St. Louis, Charlotte, to load grain; schr. Freeman, Bay of Quinte, to load barley; schr. O.S. Storrs, Trenton, lumber for Oswego; barge City of Kingston, Montreal, deals.
Talking of Steamers.
Kingston, June 1st - To the editor - In what year was the Pierrepont built and what boat ran on the Kingston and Gananoque route during summer of 1858? - G.
The first steamer Pierrepont, a wooden boat, was built in 1856, and her hull is now part of a dock at Wolfe Island. The present steamer, iron, was built in 1871, by W. Power. The steamer Gazelle ran on the Kingston and Gananoque route during the summer of 1858.