Clearances: prop. W.B. Hall, Port Dalhousie.
The sloop Monitor called here en route from Clayton to Deseronto.
The schr. Acacia cleared for Oswego to load coal for R. Crawford.
The schr. Fabiola, in for R. Crawford, is unloading at the knitting mill.
The schr. Starling is at Breck & Booth's dock with coal for Trenton.
The shovellers of the K. & M. F. Co. at Portsmouth made $30 apiece last week.
The schr. Maggie L. is Richardson & Son's arrival from Belleville. She has 3,500 bushels of buckwheat.
The schr. Holmes brought over 1,200 bushels of peas from Wolfe Island, for Richardson & Sons, yesterday.
The prop. Cuba lightened 8,000 bushels of corn at the M.T. Co.'s dock, and the prop. Arabia lightened 22,000 bush. of corn and both proceeded to Montreal.
The str. James Swift made a run down as far as Portland and back. W. McCammon worked the new search light which proved a most satisfactory machine. The steamer will start making trips to Ottawa.
Arrivals: prop. Business, Chicago, 43,000 bush. corn; prop. Cuba, Toledo, corn; str. Arabian, Toledo, corn; prop. Bannockburn and barge Winnipeg, Toledo, 116,000 bush. corn; prop. Churchill, Toledo, 110,000 bush. corn; schr. Julia, Oswego, coal.
p.2 Mr. Calvin's Speech - in Parliament; the matter of deepening the St. Lawrence canals to a depth of twenty feet is too costly at present.