p.3 Tourist Line Absorbed - The St. Lawrence Steamboat Co. have abandoned the tourist line from Cape Vincent to Montreal, and the str. Rothesay, now on the ways at Power's shipyard, will be sold by auction on May 9th. The Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company hope to be greatly benefitted by the withdrawal of the opposition.
Inspecting A Steamer - Yesterday the magnates of the Rome, Watertown and Ogdensgburg R.R. and several of the officers of the St. Lawrence River Steamboat Company went to Clayton on the steamer Maud there to inspect the str. St. Lawrence. On the trip Roadley, the steward, gave a handsome spread demonstrating his fitness for the position of caterer.
Here & There - The schr. Paragon, of Colborne, with 11,000 bushels of peas, has arrived.
The schr. Philo Bennett cleared last night for Oswego with ash and lumber.
The tug Active and tow of schooners left Port Colborne last night for Toledo.
The Montreal Elevating Co. having increased their rates by 20 per cent, it is proposed to secure a number of elevators at Kingston, Ogdensburg and Chicago, and bring them to Montreal to compete in the trade.
The Montrealers should choose another name for their new organization as the Thousand Island Steamboat Co. is already borne by the owners of the str. St. Lawrence.