p.2 The Weather and the Ice - ....the harbor has come well nigh making "a clear breast of it," a strong north wind, could old Boreas so manage it, would do the business. The steamer Magnet, Capt. Sutherland, will leave here on Friday for Toronto, Hamilton, and intermediate ports, weather permitting."
The Collector of Customs at Oswego, John Richardson, gives his views on recent laws from Congress; the tonnage laws imposing tonnage fees on vessels did not pass Congress.
LAKE AND RIVER
Express and Freight From Quebec and Montreal,
To Head of Lake Ontario.
Champion, (New, to be out early.)
Comet, Capt. O'Connor (until new boat is ready.)
With Upper Saloons, and in all respects fitted up in a superior manner, will run with passengers and light freight.
FREIGHT LINE OF FIRST CLASS STEAMERS
Steamer Commerce, Capt. Purdy.
Steamer Western Miller, Capt. Cochran.
Steamer Scotland, Capt. Marshal.
With the above five steamers, which will offer very nearly a daily departure from each end of the route, there will be no transhipping of freight. In addition to the foregoing, the Subscribers have a fleet of first class Schooners of model adapted to the Through Trade, thus afforded facilities and means of despatch not surpassed by those of any other Establishment.
McPHERSON & CRANE.
McPherson & Crane will make liberal advances on all descriptions of Produce when placed in their Stores at Hamilton, Dundas, and Port Stanley, and in Kingston at the foot of Princess Street, formerly Hooker & Holton's and consigned to them for sale.
Government Notice - tenders called for two 4-oared boats.
Commissariat, Kingston, March 28th, 1851.
Will leave Kingston on Friday afternoon, 4th April, for Toronto and Hamilton, calling at intermediate ports, (weather permitting.)
March 31st, 1851.