p.2 Melancholy Occurrence - murder near Monterey, Mexico, of Capt. Taylor of schooner Scotland, on way to California. [Hamilton Spectator]
p.3 Commerce - New channels of trade are daily opening, affording promise that "a good time is coming," in which our present depression shall be wholly forgotten. The Burlington (Vermont) Free Press a few days ago announed the arrival at that port - on Lake Champlain - of the steamer Juno, with 2 barges in tow direct from Lake Ontario, bearing 10,000 bushels of wheat, which had not been transhipped. The Free Press adds the gratifying fact that the carriage of this wheat cost by ten and a half cents per bushel than that forwarded in the usual manner by the Erie Canal.
Pic Nic - Sons of Temperance have planned a pic nic to Simcoe Island on steamer Prince of Wales.
Evil Signs of the Times - A vessel named the Annexation, has been launched at Goderich. The owner is a friend of the present Administration, and a signer of the confidence Address to Lord Elgin. [Toronto Patriot]
FOR SALE OR CHARTER.
The freight Steamers England & Scotland, each capable of carrying 3000 barrels of flour. These vessels are strongly built, and well adapted for the Lake and River Trade; they are fitted out and ready for immediate use. The latter can be seen at the shipyard of L. Shickeluna, St. Catharines, and the England on application to the subscriber, by whom terms will be made known.
Kingston, 20th July, 1849.