p.1 Cedar Island Relief Fund - report of committee appointed to distribute funds.
p.3 A man named John Allan, belonging to the schooner Canadian, of Belleville, fell from on board that vessel, on Saturday morning about eight o'clock, above the Cedar Rapids. The accident was caused by the boom jibing, and not withstanding every effort made to save him, he sunk to rise no more. The deceased was a native of England, about 30 years of age, unmarried, and was a considerable time in the country. [Montreal Transcript]
The barge Wanderer, belonging to the Quebec Forwarding Company, loaded principally with whisky and pork, struck on one of the shoals opposite this city, on Saturday afternoon last. [Montreal Transcript]
an article on benefits of completing canals - ..."the completion of our canals will reduce the forwarder's charges so much as to render freights from the St. Lawrence as cheap, or nearly so, as from the United States ports..."