Clearance: sloop Lia, Cape Vincent, lumber.
Diver Malenfant says times are very dull in his line at present. The vessels must be getting used to rough usage.
The schr. Norway left Davis' dry dock yesterday. She received a thorough overhauling and was also caulked.
Arrivals: prop. Acacia, Chicago, lightened 8,500 bushels wheat and proceeded to Montreal; tug Hall, Montreal, four barges.
Repairs to the str. Kate Butteroni were made in the dry-dock by W. Power. She was let out this morning and left for Oswego, where she will load coal for Chicago.
The builders of T. McAuley's yacht Teaser claim that it was impossible to make the ten miles an hour called for in the contract. The yacht has made 9 1/2 miles per hour, and this cannot be improved on. As it is Mr. McAuley refuses to take the boat, and the builders will sell it themselves.
p.2 Canal Privileges - editorial.
p.4 Fisher Cup Race - Belleville, Sept. 20th - Norah of Belleville defeated by Onward of Rochester in second race - details; old yacht Atalanta is being rebuilt here and will go to Chicago.