The str. Bannockburn has arrived at Port Arthur, making good time.
Clearances: sloop Laura D., Cape Vincent, shingles; schr. Hanlan, Oswego, light.
The str. Ralph and barge Harold, Chicago to Kingston, corn; and the str. Algonquin, Fort William to Kingston, wheat, passed Port Colborne last night.
Arrivals: str. Corsican, Toronto; str. Algerian, Montreal; str. Persia, Montreal; str. Magnet, Montreal; str. Ocean, Hamilton; str. Cuba, Montreal; str. North King, Charlotte; str. Rideau Belle, Smith's Falls; schr. Queen of the Lakes, Charlotte, coal; str. Toltic, Duluth, 38,000 bush. wheat; schr. Mistic (Mystic ?), Duluth, 57,000 bush. wheat.
KINGSTON SPEAKS OUT.
She Wants An Elevator But She Wants Other Things.
[Montreal Witness] reporter interviews many Kingstonians about the need for an elevator; William Leslie, manager of Collinsby rafting company, was against it, feeling that the real holdup was at Montreal, where the barges are not unloaded fast enough; George Richardson, president of the board of trade, is for an elevator but also feels the delay is really at Montreal; James Swift feels Kingston needs elevator but that the barges should be unloaded at Montreal without delay. (full column)
Thieving In Kingston - Capt. John Cornelius complains about thefts from his scow Woodduck.