Str. James Swift, Ottawa; tug Hall, with three barges, Montreal, were the only arrivals today.
Some mariners think there is another big blow coming. There was quite a sea on the lake this morning.
The steamers Corsican and Magnet will run alternately between Hamilton and Montreal until the close of navigation.
J. Chabot, manager of the Richelieu & Ontario navigation company, was in the city yesterday on business for the company.
The schr. Fleetwing is loading lumber at the K. & P. spile dock for Oswego. She brings back a load of coal for James Swift & Co.
The prop. Owen Sound will probably lay up. The vessel has been laying here for a couple of weeks and nothing has turned up. It is hard for any vessel to get a charter just now.
Last Saturday a dredge owned by Connolly Bros., anchored in Cataraqui Bay, broke away and drifted ashore on Bell's Island. It was relieved today and towed back to the K. & P. R.R. dock.
The str. Bannockburn arrived in port at six o'clock this morning with 66,000 bushels of grain and cleared again for Fort William at twelve o'clock. Three elevators were put in the boat and fast work done in discharging her. With the three elevators working the steamer could have been unloaded in four and a half hours if necessary. The Bannockburn was on Lake Superior during the recent gale. She passed the str. Rosedale. The latter was coming down and had accidents. One of her small boats was forced through the top of the deck. The Bannockburn went through the storm without a hitch.