p.2 To Finish The Contract - Several employees of the Collins Bay rafting company went up to Toronto this morning to straighten up their contract of laying the large intake pipe in Toronto harbor, and to bring home their tools. They will return about the middle of next week, and will then probably reinforce the workers on the Cornwall bridge.
The first up tow of the M.T. company left Montreal last night.
The schooner Mary Ann Lydon has been chartered to carry coal from Charlotte for Booth & Co.
The schooner Katie Eccles from Lake ports, discharged a cargo of grain at Richardsons' elevator last night and cleared again.
The steamer Melbourne, from Toledo, discharged a cargo of grain at the M.T. company's elevator yesterday afternoon and cleared for Montreal.
The steamer Arabian from Toledo arrived at the M.T. company's elevator late last night with a cargo of corn, discharged, and cleared early this morning.
All the steamers of the white squadron have been made ready for the season's work, with the exception of the steamer Empire State. Work on her was begun to-day.
The steambarges King Ben and Alberta have been chartered for the season by the St. Lawrence forwarding company, Montreal, to carry general cargoes of freight from Montreal to Kingston.
p.8 Incidents of the Day - The schooner Fabiola cleared at noon today for Oswego to load soft coal for Swift & Co.