p.4 The Toncain - a yacht built by Davis, 55' long. [Brockville Times]
Excursion to Picton - on str. Maud.
Floating Facts - Workmen are beginning to rebuilt the Minnie Francis
-The tug Mixer, from Trenton, is waiting for her barges to unload.
-The F.J. King arrived at Garden Island this morning with timber from Manistee.
-The scow Laura D. is having her decks caulked at Davis' yard for the fall grain trade.
-The barge Beauport will be hauled out on Mitchell's ways, Portsmouth, for repairs immediately.
-The schr. P.E. Young has been hauled out on the Portsmouth railway for repairs. She will be launched today.
-The schr. Niagara has arrived at the M.T. Company with deals from Manistee. She will lighten part of her cargo and proceed to Quebec.
-The yacht R.B.C. has returned from a week's cruise among the islands, having on board W.B. White, H. Grahame, and H.F. Mitchell.
-The B.W. Folger is at Davis' shipyard receiving a new mainmast, boom and centre board, and a general overhauling as well, in preparation for the fall trade.
-The cook of the propellor Enterprise was accidentally knocked overboard near lock 2, Welland Canal, on Monday night. One of the crew heroically jumped in and rescued the perishing man.
-The following boats called at Swift's today: Props. Canada, from Montreal to Duluth with cargo of rails; Persia, from St. Catharines; strs. Corinthian, from Toronto; and Passport from Montreal.
-The barge Dakota, built at Garden Island, on her last clearance from Brockville to Oswego took a cargo of 600,000 feet of lumber. The Recorder says she was not fully loaded, and it is thought can carry another thousand feet.