Windsor, Ont., March 30th - A settlement of the claims arising out of the collision between the schooner Muskoka and the steamer Charles A. Street and barge Godfrey in the St. Clair river, on May 16th, 1901, has been effected. The owners of the Muskoka, the Collins Bay Wrecking & Rafting Co., had entered an action against the two boats in the maritime court and the evidence was to have been taken on April 2nd before Judge Thomas Hodgins. They asked five thousand dollars. A settlement was arranged.
More small icebergs are floating down the harbor.
The M.T. company barge Augustus is in the government dry dock for repairs.
The steamer New Island Wanderer made two trips to Cape Vincent today.
Capt. D.J. Pritchard left today for Newboro to fit out the tug Edmund, which wintered at that port.
Capt. R. Carnegie has begun to fit out Hon. Mr. Sifton's steamyacht Skylark, lying near Davis' dry-dock. It will be painted this week.
The schooner Queen of the Lakes which started out for Sodus on Saturday night would hardly have reached that port today. She met contrary winds.
The repairs made to the government steamer Scout here during the winter amounted to $12,000. The vessel will be ready by Saturday to begin her cruise, setting out the buoys.
The steambarge Birkhead, with the barges Burton and Blain in tow, left Port Dalhousie early this morning for Oswego, to load coal for Toronto and Hamilton. This is the first departure of freight boats this season.
Tomorrow or Wednesday, Water Works Superintendent Hewitt will try and have the anchor of the schooner Annandale taken off the water works' suction pipe, on which it caught last fall ( ) captain of the vessel denies the statement that he hauled it up.