Mr. Manette, of Muskoka, was in the city today, and closed a deal with Davis & Sons, to build him a steamyacht.
Messrs. Daly and Sutherland, Valleyfield, Que., are here negotiating for material and machinery for a new tug they intend building. They are also looking for ship carpenters who are rather scarce at present.
Capt. Noonan, of the Rideau Lakes Navigation company, has arranged a number of excursions that will keep the steamer Rideau Queen busy between here and Ottawa all through June. The regular daily trips from Clayton will begin July 5th.
p.6 Will Have New Vessels - James A. Cuttle, manager of the Montreal Transportation company, has arrived home from Great Britain, where he had been on a business trip. During his stay there he arranged for the building of two steamers for his company, the same to be completed in the early spring, when they will be put on the St. Lawrence trade. They are to be constructed to the full size of the canal, and capable of carrying 100,000 bushels of wheat each.