p.2 Successful Cruise of a Lake Vessel - During the spring of 1859 the brig Black Hawk left this port for Europe. Since that time she has visited London twice; been eight times from Shields to Constantinople; been to Ansklia twice, Theodoria twice, Sebastopol three times, Eupatoria twice, Kustendjie, Baitchie, Varnur, and Sonlina four times, Galatz four times, Jobrail four times. Also visited Leghorn, Messina, Malta, Navarius, Marseilles, Carthagenia, Sunderland, Dublin, Cardiff, and Falmouth. Lastly, left Sunderland, July 24th, 1862, with a cargo of 360 tons of nut coal, for Kingston, C.W., and 200 crates of empty bottles for Montreal, at which place she arrived after a passage of thirty eight days. At Kingston she took a cargo of iron ore to Cleveland, Ohio; discharged and took a cargo of coal from thence to Chicago, where she arrived Sept. 19th, after an absence of three years, four months, and six days. During all that time the vessel never lost a sail or spar, nor was she beaten in sailing by any vessel carrying a foreign flag. Her master during all this time was Capt. S. Alexander, well known to all our commercial men, having sailed several of the best vessels and propellers on our lakes during a period of over twenty years. [Chicago Tribune]
p.3 Imports - 1.