The sailors going out of this port receive $1.50 per day.
The schr. A.G. Ryan, has arrived back from Oswego light.
The schr. Louise is on her way from Toronto here to load lumber.
The schooner Julia is loading barley at Eilbeck's storehouse for Oswego.
The schr. Annandale was towed down to the K. & P. R.R. dock this afternoon to load lumber.
The schrs. Flora and Nellie Theresa have grain charters at 2 1/2 cents from High Shore to Oswego.
The Alexandra will resume her old route, from the head of the Bay of Quinte to Montreal.
The steamer Norseman will leave here next week and resume her trips between Port Hope and Charlotte.
The steambarge Saxon has been chartered for the season for lumber from Trenton to Oswego at $1.20 per thousand.
The Empress of India has been thoroughly overhauled this winter. The owners have given her a first class outfit for the Toronto excursion business. She will commence running on the 24th of May.
There is a general feeling of disapprobation at the announcement that the Welland Canal will not open until the 20th, or later. It is stated that the steambarge Enterprize will go through by permission on the 10th.
The bay is clear of ice except about half a mile in Picton harbour. The following steamers and sailing vessels are in that port, ready to leave as soon as the ice goes: Steamers Alexandra and Empress of India; steambarges Saxon and Belle Wilson; schooners Fabiola, Flora, Ocean Wave, Olivia, Nellie Theresa, and Hanlan.