p.2 The steamer Rochester returned from Belleville today, and will leave tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock. On Monday she will commence her regular trips.
The docks are not quite as lively today as they were yesterday, there being only one or two departures, and no arrivals. The prop. Kincardine left last evening for Belleville, in order to commence her regular trips. Two schooners were also towed up. The prop. Argyle arrived this morning at Garden Island with a large schooner in tow. The propeller had her flags flying in honour of her first trip of the season. She came from Sarnia, where she was laid up for the winter.
The launching of the steamer Algerian was commenced last night, and the men worked until about ten o'clock when they quit work, intending to complete it this morning. This was done without the slightest accident, and the hull was towed down to the berth allotted to it at the foot of Clarence street, where she is expected to be finished about the middle of June.
Port Colborne, April 16th - Down: schrs. Craftsman, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; Portland, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; W.G. Grant, Detroit, Oswego, wheat; prop. Georgian, Port Ryerse, Montreal, flour; steambarge Swallow, Port Huron, Ogdensburg, lumber.
Up: schrs. J.H. Breck, China, Monterey, American, A. Boody, G.M. Neelon, London, Rooney, Clyde, Atwater, Guiding Star, Montauk, A.H. Moss, J.R. Benson, E.H. Rutherford, Emerald, prop. America.
Vessels going out as soon as locked.
Port Colborne, April 16th - The northwest wind last night has moved the ice off this shore. The fleet of propellers and vessels all left this morning.
ad - The Scow Humming Bird For Sale - The proprietor being desirous of quitting the business, will dispose of the above named scow, cheap for cash, or endorsed note. Said scow is almost new, having run only part of two summers, and that by the proprietor himself, and is in first rate running order. Apply to D. Hoppins, Battersea. April 17th
p.3 Napanee, 17th - The str. Norfolk, from Picton, arrived at 3 o'clock this morning on her first trip of the season. She will make regular trips to this port every other day from Picton.