p.1 The schooners Worts, Drummond and Emery, lying at Timber Island, awaiting to get away for Toronto, left last night.
Incidents of the Day - The contract to lease Davis' dry-dock by the M.T. Co. is not yet filled and the probabilities are that it never will be. The figure offered by the company for the year is enough and Mr. Davis says he does not propose to give the dock for the winter for nothing.
In the case of McDougall vs. Montreal transportation company, action for damages for breach of contract, was dismissed with costs. Judgement to be entered on and after 30th inst.
The schr. Queen of the Lakes and schr. Grantham are booked by Break & Booth for a load each this fall. The Grantham has still to go to Toronto.
The str. Magnet was in today from Montreal. She goes as far as Trenton and returns here to lay up.
A big gang of men will be employed on the str. Empire State at the K. & M. F. Co.'s shipyards this winter.
p.2 She Was Not Seaworthy - Capt. Donnelly returned from the Georgian Bay district yesterday, where he has been engaged for the past week. The inspector was sent there to inspect the seaworthiness of the revenue cutter Bayfield, as it had been reported she was not up to date. The captain remained on the boat a week and has reported to the government. To what effect is uncertain, but the probabilities are his inspection will prove against the boat.
p.4 The schrs. B.W. Folger, White Oak and Grantham are still laying in the harbor awaiting weather to get out. Their vessels have been delayed over an hour now. The schrs. Queen of the Lakes, Fleetwing and others are at McDonald's Cove.