p.2 City Council - The committee approved of Chairman King's arrangement regarding the anchor of the schooner Annandale. They considered the deal a remarkably good one; the city is well protected by the arrangement. Payment of the $35 was ordered on motion of Ald. Abbott.
Chairman King stated he had ascertained that the anchor and chain were worth $75.
The Folger-Visger Case - hearing over dock case opened at Watertown.
p.4 A Worthy Act - Last week we omitted to state that the friends of Capt. Quinn, of the schooner Jessie Drummond, (of which he was half owner), wrecked near our harbor and uninsured, raised and presented him with the sum of $151, as a mark of their regret at his loss. Dr. Fairbanks and William Burnet canvassed and were instrumental in getting the amount. Capt. Quinn, who left for his home in Oakville, was gratified at the generosity and kindness of the people of Cobourg. [Cobourg Sentinel-Star]
HOPE IS GONE.
Quite Likely the Crew Is Lost.
Henderson, N.Y., Dec. 20th - The wreckage of the steamer John C. Hall, which, with her crew of nine, was lost in a gale on Lake Ontario, December 11th, is coming ashore in great quantities at Stony Point, about thirty miles from Oswego. This leads to the abandonment of hope for the safety of the crew, which, so far as known, consisted of Capt. Timothy Donavan (Donovan ?), First Mate Jerome Donovan, First Engineer John Donavan, Second Engineer James Donavan, relatives; Thomas Cochrane and Daniel Bigelow, wheelsmen; John Dixon, fireman, all of Oswego; Thomas Ryler, fireman and Mrs. Brown, cook, both of Buffalo.
The vessel left Oswego with the schooner John R. Noyes in tow, December 11th, both laden with coal for Deseronto. The vessels parted in the storm and the Noyes drifted south. Her crew was taken from the vessel by the Charlotte life savers, Monday afternoon, off Lakeside, and thirty miles out in the lake.