p.1 The Rideau Canal - The water was let into the canal on Sunday, and yesterday attained its usual depth in the basin. The little flotilla of small boats and barges that lay around all winter, have once again got into their native element.
p.2 Marine Intelligence
The marine news is somewhat scarce, there being no arrivals of any consequence, and the elevators being completely idle.
M.T. Co. - Laurel arrived from Gananoque with 1,813 bush. wheat.
James Swift & Co. - The steamer Magnet passed down; the prop. Prussia arrived from Montreal last night, having the steam barge Saxon in tow; the propeller left afterwards for Chicago. The steamer Corinthian up on her first trip this season; and the Kincardine arrived from Oswego and left for Belleville.
The steamer Watertown is getting a new deck forward, where the old one has become a little decayed.
Port Colborne, May 5th - Down: prop. Empire, Toledo, Ogdensburg, gen. cargo; schr. Nett Woodward, Dresden, Clayton, staves; props. Persia, Milwaukee, St. Catharines, wheat; Dan Lyons, Chicago, Oswego, corn; steam barge Clinton, Milwaukee, St. Catharines, wheat; schr. Januca, Milwaukee, Oswego, do.
Up: schrs. Blazing Star, Oswego, Chicago, coal; J. Graham, Port Metcalfe, Bay City, light; barque J.C. Woodruff, Clayton, Pigeon Bay; schr. Wave Crest, Toronto, Bay City, light; Mary Battle, Collinsby, Bay City, do.; Wawanosh, Kingston to Wallaceburg, do.; Anglo-Saxon, Kingston, Toledo, light; China of Detroit, Fairhaven, Detroit, coal; S.M. Neelon, Kingston, Wallaceburg, light; Belle Mitchell, Fairhaven, Chicago, coal; Smith, Hamilton, Detroit, light; Thos. Parson, Charlotte, Chicago, coal; Gleniffer, Kingston, Bay City, light; St. Andrews, Kingston, Toledo, light; Jane Ralston, Ogdensburg, do., do.; Grace Whitney, Kingston, Bay City, St. Andrews, do.; Geo. W. Davis, Annie Mulvey.