p.2 The steamer Maple Leaf is running between Toronto and Rochester, calling at intermediate ports.
Ice On the Lake - We learn from the fishermen that the ice for miles out is very smooth, and about a foot and a half thick. The steady cold weather which we experienced early in the winter, and the small quantity of snow which fell, has made it of an even thickness. The ice in the canal is fast dissolving under the present mild weather, and in many places for hundreds of yards it has entirely disappeared. [Buffalo Republican]
Auction Sale of Barges - Will be sold by Auction on Thursday, 23rd instant, near Cataraqui Bridge, and near the Government Wood Yard, Three Small Barges, the Storm, Calm and Breeze, Fit for carrying Cord Wood, Lumber, Brick or Stone; in good order; will answer for use in the Canal.
Terms - Under 25 pounds cash, over, three months credit.
Sale at 12 o'clock. James Linton, Auctioneer
March 16, 1854