p.2 City Council - A special meeting of the Council was held yesterday afternoon to take into consideration the By-law by which the city subscribes for £2500 of the stock of the Wolfe Island Canal and Railway Company, payable in ten years by annual instalments. The by-law passed the Council, 15 to 5, and is now the law of the land. The American stockholders having subscribed $30,000, the presumed half cost of the work, the Canal will be commenced immediately.
ROYAL MAIL STEAM BOAT NOTICE.
LAKE ONTARIO & RIVER ST. LAWRENCE.
The following are the arrangements, viz.:
The Steamer Passport, Capt. Henry Twohy.
Magnet, James Sutherland.
Princess Royal, James Dick.
Passport - On Mondays and Thursdays from Kingston to Toronto and Hamilton, at 3 p.m. on the arrival of the River Boat, arriving at Toronto early next morning; and leave there for Hamilton at 8 a.m. and return from Hamilton to Toronto at 3 p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Magnet - On Tuesdays and Fridays from Kingston to Toronto and Hamilton at 3 p.m. on the arrival of the River Boat, arriving at Toronto early next morning, and leave there for Hamilton at 8 a.m.
Princess Royal - On Wednesdays and Saturdays from Kingston to Toronto and Hamilton, at 3 p.m. on the arrival of the River Boat, arriving at Toronto early next morning, and leave there for Hamilton at 8 a.m. and return from Hamilton to Toronto at 3 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays.
Magnet - On Mondays and Thursdays, leaving Hamilton at 7 1/2 a.m. and Toronto at 1 p.m. for Kingston.
Princess Royal - On Tuesdays and Fridays, from Toronto to Kingston at 1 p.m.
Passport - On Wednesdays and Saturdays from Toronto for Kingston at 1 p.m.
Calling at intermediate ports (weather permitting), arriving at Kingston next morning in time for the River Mail Boat, which reaches Montreal early the same evening.
RIVER ST. LAWRENCE
The steamer Ottawa, Capt. Putnam.
Lord Elgin, Capt. Farlinger.
St. Lawrence, Capt. Howard.
From Montreal to Kingston Daily, leaving every week day at noon, and on Sundays at 10 1/2 o'clock, arriving at Kingston at 2 p.m. next day.
From Kingston to Montreal Daily, at 5 1/2 a.m. arriving at Montreal same evening.
Calling at Coteau du Lac, Cornwall, Dickinson's Landing, East Williamsburgh, West Williamsburgh, Matilda, Prescott, Maitland, Brockville and Gananoque.
Steamboat Office, Commercial Wharf.
Kingston, May 1852.
The steamer PRINCESS ROYAL, will leave Bowen's Wharf, for Toronto and Hamilton, calling at intermediate ports, This Afternoon, at 3 o'clock. May 15th
The steamer ST. LAWRENCE, will leave the Commercial Wharf for Montreal, calling at intermediate ports, Tomorrow Morning, at half-past 5 o'clock.
Commercial Wharf Kingston, 15th May, 1852.