p.1 General Paragraphs - The str. Empire State will not have false sides put on this spring as was anticipated last fall.
Capt. Henry Covert, Belleville, a well known schooner commander, yacht skipper and horse driver, died on Sunday, aged 64.
Incidents of the Day - John Allen, shipbuilder, has completed for J.C. Lake, Belleville, the hull of a new steamer to take the place of the Annie Gilbert. The new boat is 64 ft. 5 in. over all; 9 ft. 5 in. beam and 3 ft. 6 in. deep in the hold.
The steamer Bon Voyage will ply, the coming season, between Charlotte and Ogdensburg. She will commence her trips in June.
The dominion government dredge Queen is being repaired at Belleville at a cost of $5,000. Her timbers needed renewing.
Capt. Milo D. Estes will command the steamer Island Wanderer the coming season.
May Purchase The Yacht - Capt. Black and son Bert, of Belleville, are in the city negotiating with Capt. Craig of the str. Passport, for the purchase of his steamyacht, the Swan. Capt. Black sails Mr. Bell's sailing yacht Norah.