p.1 Battery Man Drowned - off Pt. Frederick when yacht upsets.
J. Donnelly has been appointed engineer on the str. Pierrepont for 3 months.
Clearances: tug Jessie Hall, Oswego, three barges, to load coal; tug Bronson, Montreal, six barges; schr. Hanlan, Oswego; schr. Fisher, Oswego.
The American law requires the steamer St. Lawrence to carry two first class engineers. Engineers Gillies and Dixon are looking after the boat's machinery.
The tug Glide met with an accident below Four Mile Point last night which occasioned a break in her machinery. She was towing six barges at the time. The tug Bronson took them in charge for Montreal.
While entering Rockport yesterday afternoon the steamer North King collided with the steamer John Maynard. Bulwarks of the Maynard were smashed and fenders of the King broken. The Maynard came to the city for repairs.
Arrivals: tug Jessie Hall, Montreal, seven barges; tug Bronson, Montreal, four barges; schrs. Garibaldi and Fred L. Wells, Oswego, coal; schr. Fleetwing, Charlotte, coal; schr. White Oak, Oswego, coal; strs. North King and Bon Voyage, Charlotte; str. Persia, Montreal; str. Corinthian, Montreal; str. Spartan, Montreal; str. Ocean, Hamilton.
Wants A Stirring Up - work proceeding too slowly on Soo canal. [Owen Sound Times]