p.2 The Work About Completed - The work of clearing out the channel near Fiddler's Elbow, in the Canadian Narrows, which has been in progress for the last two years, is nearing completion. With these improvements the large steamers will be able to pass each other with safety, while at present only one of the larger boats can enter the channel at a time.
VESSEL IN ACCIDENT.
The steamer Derbyshire, of Brockville, is at the government dry dock for repairs. The steamer arrived at the dock Thursday afternoon and will probably be detained for three days.
While on her way down to Montreal the steamer ran against a shoal in an accident which could not be averted. The damage, however, is not great. The Derbyshire is engaged in carrying grain, pulpwood and coal.
At Swift & Co.'s wharf: Steamers Toronto and North King down and up today; steamer Rideau Queen from Ottawa this afternoon; steamer Seguin coaled yesterday on her way up the lakes; steamer Dundee passed up last night; steamer Britannic due up this afternoon.
August Grain at Kingston.
Let passes were issued at canal office during month of August for 884,243 bushels of grain transhipped into barges for Montreal.
The steamer Seguin passed up on her way to Fort William.
The barge Ceylon cleared for Garden Island with timber for Quebec.
The steamyacht Sygne is on the Kingston Foundry dry dock for repairs.
The schooner Julia B. Merrill cleared for Sodus with a cargo of feldspar.
The steambarge Navajo cleared for Howe Island, to load stone for Cobourg.
The schooner Major Ferry cleared for Oswego, and will load coal for R. Crawford.
The sloop Granger arrived from bay ports, with hay, and is unloading at Crawford's wharf.
The steamer Edmonton passed up on her way to Belleville, to load cement for Fort William.
The steamer America made her last trip of the season to Ogdensburg, on Friday morning. About two hundred people left on the excursion.
The tug Florence cleared from the Forwarders Co., Ltd., elevator, with the barges Zapotac and A.D., loaded with grain, for Montreal.
The yacht Morning Star, owned by Hon. Clifford Sifton, cleared for Brockville, after having her boilers repaired, at Davis' dry dock.
M.T. Co.'s elevator - Steamer Rosemount, light, from Montreal, cleared for Ashtabula, with the barge Winnipeg, to load coal; tug Mary, from Montreal, three light barges, cleared for Cape Vincent for barges Hilda and Nadine.
p.8 The steambarge Waterlily was at Folger's wharf, from Montreal, this afternoon, and discharged freight.