p.1 General Paragraphs: The new steamer Columbian, built at Boston by the Richelieu & Ontario navigation company, was to have left here today on her regular route down the river St. Lawrence to Montreal, and would have arrived there last week had her decorations been finished. She will be here next week.
Clearances: str. Campana, Chicago; schr. White Oak, Oswego.
The barge Glengarry will be dry-docked at the government dock and be caulked.
The whaleback steamer J.L. Colby, the first to run the river rapids, made her appearance at Galveston, Texas, last week.
The new steam yacht Ingomar, built at Davis and owned by Dr. Newton, Montreal, was given a trial trip yesterday, and acted satisfactorily.
The steamer Alexandria passed down to Montreal last evening with a large passenger list. Some of the excursionists took a trip about the city before the steamer left.
Arrivals: tug Hall, Montreal, five barges; tug Bronson, Montreal, six barges; schr. Fleetwing, Charlotte, coal; schr. Oliver Mowat, Toledo, coal; str. Rideau Belle, Ottawa; str. Passport, Toronto.
The tug Thompson, with barges Kildonan and Minnedosa, Fort William to Kingston, wheat; str. Butterine, Chicago to Kingston, corn and rye, passed Port Colborne last night.