p.1 Strike Declared Off - Fort William, Oct. 3rd - The strike of freight handlers, which has practically paralyzed the marine business at Port Arthur and Fort William for a week past, has been declared off. The men return to work at the old scale of twenty cents an hour with twenty-two and one-half cents for night work. After waiting three days to be unloaded, yesterday, the steamer Northern Light cleared for Duluth with its cargo.
Crawford's: schooner Tradewind cleared for Sodus to load coal.
Craig's: The steamer Stranger cleared this morning for canal ports; propellor Persia down today.
The steamer Caspian after a very successful season, has gone into winter quarters at the foot of Queen street.
Folgers': The steamer Wanderer goes on the Cape Vincent route this afternoon, and the steamer America goes into winter quarters after a successful season.
Richardsons': steamer Brittanic cleared for Buffalo, to load coal for Chicago; schooner Robert McDonald with oats from bay ports; steamer John Randall cleared for Oswego to load coal.
Swift's: The steamer Hamilton passed up early this morning; steamer Belleville down this morning; the schooner Clara with coal from Sodus; steamer Rideau King down from Ottawa this afternoon.
M.T. Co.: steamer Algonquin with 80,000 bushels of wheat from Fort William; tug Mary P. Hall cleared today for Montreal with three grain-laden barges; steamer Algonquin cleared for Fort William.
p.7 Securing A Mast - Oak Leaf, Oct. 1st - Mr. Thompson, Gananoque, has been engaged with his men for some time getting out a pine tree, on the farm of F. Sheldon, to be made into a mast for the schooner Theodore Voges. Mr. Thompson is second mate on the vessel. This tree is seventy-three feet in length and twenty nine inches at the base.They are encountering considerable difficulty in moving it.