The M.T. Co. elevator Ceres is in Davis' drydock being caulked.
The str. Nile and barge Isis is in from Deseronto with lumber for the Rathbun Co.
The tug Active, with five barges, picked up at Prescott, arrived in port this morning.
The rate of barley, from Toronto, is three cents per bushel to Kingston at south shore ports. There is a fair inquiry for vessels, but few care to risk voyages at this late season.
Lake navigation is about closed. Yesterday, at noon, the insurance on all sailing craft expired, and on steamboats on Monday next. The str. City of Owen Sound is loading coal at Oswego for Kingston.
The str. Hero was frozen in at Picton harbor Tuesday, and did not reach here until yesterday. She left today for Amherst Island, and will retire for the winter on Friday. The ice in Picton bay is from two to two and a half inches thick.