p.1 News In Small Lots - Capt. Collins, Clayton, N.Y., will be buried tomorrow. He was seventy-nine years of age, born in Oswego in 1813, and locating at Clayton in 1852. Four children survive. He will be buried by the masons.
Will Go To Court - The str. Khartoum was sold yesterday to Mr. Looming for $600. Capt. Staley said to a reporter, this morning, that there would be trouble over the sale as the boat was not sold by him, but by other persons interested. He claims they had no right to do it. The terms of sale call for payment at the rate of $20 a month. Capt. Staley says the case will likely go to court.
The tug Glide left the government dry-dock today.
Capt. Craig, of the schr. Hanlan, says business is flat in Chicago.
Clearances: prop. Tilley, with consorts Benson, Merritt and Neelon.
Arrivals: schr. Katie Eccles, Napanee, wheat and peas; schr. Hanlan, Oswego, coal; sloop Maggie L., bay ports, peas; str. Passport, Toronto; schr. Eliza Fisher, Oswego.
George Gillies, Gananoque, has purchased the steamyacht Joe from Mr. Arnoldi, of Ottawa. It is said the price paid was $8,000. She is fitted out in handsome style and is capable of doing fifteen miles an hour.
The str. Corinthian will arrive here from Montreal Sunday night and will make a trip from Kingston to Montreal every Monday, Wednesday and Friday in place of the str. Columbian.
Today steam was got up for the first time on the new steamer Petrel, built at Collins Bay. She will be tested on Monday and on Tuesday will be given a trial trip. She will bring an excursion party from Collins Bay to Kingston.
p.2 The Canal Tolls Question - editorial giving text of minutes of special committee of privy council as presented to U.S. secretary of state.