WATER VERY LOW
The schooner Charley Marshall will probably clear, today, for Charlotte, for coal.
James J. King, steward of the steamer Hamilton, leaves tomorrow for Sorel to fit out his charge for the summer traffic.
The water in the St. Lawrence river is several inches lower this spring than it was last. The lack of snow is the reason for the low water.
The steambarge Business, of Buffalo, arrived at the city last night. The vessel will go on the dry dock to have a damaged wheel replaced before proceeding to Buffalo.
Arthur O'Leary has accepted the position of ticket agent at Folger's.
Harry Mills is in Clayton, N.Y., on business for the Thousand Island Steamboat company.
No word has been received about the steamer Whitney, which was expected to arrive at Richardsons' this week, with grain from Chicago. It was reported that the vessel had cleared on Saturday, but it is thought that if so, she was compelled to return, as there was a heavy snow storm on Lake Michigan on that day.
p.3 Picton, April 20th - ...Last evening a special meeting of the executive of the Bay of Quinte Yacht Club was held. Commodore H.S. Miller presided. The Picton yachtsmen appear willing to join a yacht racing association, and will send delegates to the meeting in Kingston on May 1st. A movement is again gaining strength to have a yacht club-house built on the bay shore, and this will be more fully discussed at the annual meeting called for May 8th.... The schooner William Jamieson arrived in port yesterday from Oswego. She is the first vessel to bring coal into the harbor this season. Capt. Collier's new steamyacht is in the harbor. It is anticipated that she will be put on the Deseronto-Picton route, though it is rumored that Hepburn Bros. will run the yacht Madge between the two ports.