p.2 Destruction Of A Vessel - Port Colborne, May 3rd - The str. N.K. Fairbanks, from Chicago to Ogdensburg, with 50,000 bushels of corn, ran ashore on Morgan's Point, about nine miles west of this place, this morning. The boat caught fire and was burned up. The cargo is reported a total loss.
Capt. Towers will command the Acadia and Capt. Clifford will command the St. Magnus.
In the dominion estimates there is an item for the deepening of the Kingston harbor.
The new dredge being built by the Connolly Bros. will be the largest on the continent, when completed.
Frank M. Hugo has been appointed assistant general manager of the Thousand Island steamboat company.
Davis & Sons sold a steam yacht to Hon. A.M. Ross, Toronto. The yacht will be sent to Muskoka lake in June. Another yacht was sold to Rev. Mr. Bland, of Hamilton, recently.
Last Friday the barge Wheatbin, loaded with grain, sprang a leak. Two pumps were worked on board until the barge was grounded below Cataraqui bridge. She will be recaulked before proceeding to Montreal.
From the first to the tenth of August ten thousand excursionists will go down the river from Clayton and Kingston on their way to Boston to attend the Christian Endeavor convention. Between August 22nd and 24th some fifteen thousand excursionists will pass on their way to Boston to a Knight Templars' convention.