p.3 Emigrants unable to find jobs because of depressed state of the economy - canals and other improvements provide jobs.
Accounts have been received here stating that the steamer Shamrock, belonging to Ross, Matthie, & Co., burst her boiler near Lachine, and sunk almost immediately. Several lives were lost.
A NEW STEAMBOAT
FOR SALE BY AUCTION.
Will be Sold by Auction, on Monday, the eighth day of August next, at Mr. Watt's wharf, if not previously disposed of by private sale, the new steamboat
Length of keel 116 feet, extreme breadth of beam, 31 feet, draws 3 feet water, and is propelled by an engine of 45 horse power, boilers new. Her speed is 11 miles per hour. She is well fitted for a tow boat or for the conveyance of passengers, having a Gentleman's Cabin containing 28 berths.
The Caroline Ives is at present engaged in towing on the Bay and River.
Terms of Sale - One fourth of the amount of purchase to be paid in six months; the remainder in equal instalments, at twelve, eighteen, and twenty-four months, on furnishing satisfactory security.
The boat will be delivered at any port required by the purchaser between the head of the lake and Quebec.
Kingston, July 6th, 1842.