p.1 Personal Mention - Messrs. James Swift, George Richardson, Capt. Gaskin and Thomas Hanley, Kingston, are in Ottawa on business connected with the department of public works. They have a tender for the building of the dry dock.
The schooner Great Western is being thoroughly rebuilt. About $3,000 has been expended on her.
The Norseman, refitted from stem to stern, will commence her trips across the lake on April 22nd.
The schr. Caroline Marsh, Port Hope, cleared for Oswego yesterday. The first vessel to arrive at Oswego last year came in on April 9th.
The schr. E. Blake, lying in the Welland canal, was purchased by Capt. Samuel Frazer. Capt. Irwin will be master. He left last evening for the canal with his son, who will act as steward, and W. Allen, mate. The Blake will be towed by the prop. Scotia. On the first trip the Blake and Southampton go to Ashtabula, where they will load coal for Algoma Mills.