p.1 High Court of Justice - (Court of Assizes) - Collinsby rafting and forwarding company vs. John Doty engine company - Action for failure in a contract in connection with the supplying of machinery for the steamer Isaac May. The judge dismissed the case by consent of the defendants' solicitors, Osler and others, giving $1,000 damages without costs.
Back From The West - J. Donnelly and diver Malenfant returned from Wiarton last night, where they had been engaged for a couple of days joining a suction pipe which had been blown apart by a storm while it was being laid.
A despatch from Sarnia states that the prop. Canada, recently burned in Lake Huron, is a total wreck. She is insured.
Clearances: tug Hall, Montreal, four barges; tug Thompson with schrs. Glenora and Minnedosa, Charlotte, to load coal for Fort William; schr. Rutherford, bay ports.
The str. St. Magnus arrived in port this morning. Capt. Patenaude, late of the prop. Celtic, has command of this vessel, and old mariners in Kingston are glad to see his genial face in the city again.
William Stevens, who has been sailing for several months on the str. Lothan, arrived here recently. He is just recovering from an injury received to his back while handling barrels of whiskey. He joined the crew of the Minnedosa.
Arrivals: str. Pueblo, Chicago, 50,000 bush. wheat; prop. St. Magnus, Fort William, 33,000 bush. wheat; prop. Lake Michigan, Duluth, lightened 4,000 bush. wheat, and proceeded to Montreal; sloop John A., Seeley's Bay, sundries; str. Nile and barge Isis, Ottawa.