Capt. Angus Stanton will again command the str. Geneva of Toronto.
The schr. Jessie Drummond is engaged to take a load of lumber from Toronto to Oswego. The rate is $1.25.
The river is "open" below Knapp's Point. There are open strips of water between Garden and Cedar Islands.
A young artist, named Henderson, has finished a drawing of the schr. Oliver Mowat. It is well done, and Captain Saunders intends to grace his cabin with the picture. The young artist is now drawing the wrecking steamer Conqueror.
The Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Company are in need of laborers to work on their boats at Lachine. The engineers think it will be impossible to have some of the boats on their routes as usual, owing to the great difficulty experienced in procuring the necessary workmen.
p.3 A Late Start - Pierrepont made it to Island.
Another Body - from wreck of schr. Folger came ashore at Gull Pond - Nathan Longstan, seaman; 4 more not yet recovered.
As You Were - The str. Armenia, which made the route from Prescott to Ogdensburg a paying one last year, will be continued, Capt. Anderson and purser Gordon on deck. It will again be a popular boat.