Fog Horns For Nine Mile Point.
Harbor inspector McCammon received a letter from William Smith, deputy minister of marine this morning, stating that instructions have been given to Messrs. Canier, Larue & Co., Levis, Que., manufacturers, to forward to Kingston two fog horn machines for Nine Mile Point. Mr. McCammon was requested to make arrangement for securing teams at the most reasonable rates for conveying the horns on the ice to their destination and to superintend the moving and storing of them. Mr. Noble, foreman of works, considers that the machinery should be stored in some shed as it will not require to be removed from that place during the time the fog horn building is being erected. The boilers should be covered so as to be protected from the weather. Compensation will be allowed Mr. McCammon at a fair charge per diem whilst engaged in the work.
p.4 At Goderich Harbor - Goderich, Feb. 28th - The icy grasp of winter does not prevent quite a stir along the docks. W. Marlton has quite a force of men at work pushing the construction of two fine tugs, one for the Buffalo Fish Co. They are both fifty-eight feet keel and thirteen feet beam, and are being made solid and stout. On the island, Capt. Smith of the dredging tug is superintending the rebuilding of two of the scows and the laying of a new floor on dredge No. 9. It is understood that the tender for the proposed extension of the piers has been awarded to Broden & McNaughton, Ottawa, at $35,000.