p.2 answer to complaints about ferry service - the reason being that the ferry is hampered by ice.
Lake Vessels For Europe - We are indebted to Captain Smith, of the Barque W.H. Merritt, of St. Catherines (who will himself sail for Europe this spring or ensuing summer), for the following list of lake vessels belonging to Canada, which will take cargoes of lumber across the Atlantic this season, viz.: Barque Pride of Canada, cargo, oak timber, staves and pine spars, from St. Catherines; barque E.S. Adams, of St. Catherines, cargo, walnut, staves and oak timber, loads at Bear Creek; schooner W.H. Merritt, of St. Catherines, cargo, oak staves, walnut and hickory, loads at Bear Creek; barque Thomas F. Parks, cargo, staves, from Amherstburg; barque Plymouth, of Hamilton, cargo, black walnut, loads at Chatham; barque Niagara, of Port Dalhousie, cargo, timber and staves, loads at Hamilton; barque Alexander, of Port Dalhousie, cargo, oak timber and staves, loads on Lake Erie. Seven in all.
p.3 Imports - 28,29.