p.6 Wolfe Island - April 12th - The schr. American loads granite at Grindstone Island for Chicago. The prop. Nipigon, burned at Clayton last fall, has been partly rebuilt, and will be towed to Buffalo on the opening of navigation to be finished. The schr. Hartford, owned by Messrs. McKinley, Reese and Consaul, of Clayton, has been chartered for six loads of ore from Marquette to Ohio ports.
The steamer Pierrepont will reach Cape Vincent on Saturday.
The schrs. Gulnair and J.H. Breck have been chartered to carry timber from Toledo to Garden Island.
Capt. McMaugh, St. Catharines, purchased a steamer, and proposes running it between Youngstown and Niagara this season.
The Vermont Central people have leased the prop. Nebraska for $28,000. The Chicago and Ogdensburg line will have nine good steamers.
Breck & Booth have arranged to ship 10,000 tons of stone from Howe Island to Toronto, to be used in the breakwater about Hanlan's Island.