p.2 Royal Mail Line - Commencing tomorrow (Saturday) the 9th, the steamers of this line will run all the Rapids of the St. Lawrence by daylight. The boat for Montreal leaves every morning at half-past five (Monday's excepted); and the boat for Toronto and Hamilton at half-past five in the afternoon (Mondays excepted)
Montreal Transportation Co. - Arrived: schr. British Queen, Toronto, 7,965 bush. wheat; schr. Dauntless, Toronto, 1,000 bush. wheat.
James Swift & Co. - The propeller Kincardine called on her way to Oswego; Europe left for Chicago; R.W. Stanley (sic - Standley ?) is lying here with her rudder disabled; the accident is being repaired, when she will proceed up; the steamer York passed up, and the steamer Adventure left for the Rideau Canal today.
Holcomb & Stewart - Arrived: The schr. Victor, from Toledo, with 17,100 bush. corn. The prop. America lighted 4,000 bush. wheat from Milwaukee, and proceeded down the river.
The schr. D. Freeman is in the harbour, from Port Hope, with wheat for Montreal.
The schr. Active of Oswego is unloading 20 tons of pig iron at Carruther's wharf - 10 tons being for Mr. Brokenshire. She came from Genessee.
The prop. Africa, in consequence of the dull freights, is lying in the harbour. She has not been out this season yet.
The tug Lady Franklin has been launched from the Marine Railway, after being thoroughly overhauled, and the steam barge Welshman was hauled out today. The steamer Watertown is being overhauled and repainted for the summer season.
The work on the Algerian is progressing with great rapidity, and the boat now begins to assume a very handsome appearance. She will be ready by the time agreed upon.
Large quantities of railroad iron are being unloaded from the barges for the Kingston and Pembroke Railroad.
Port of Chicago (sic - Port Colborne ?), May 7th - Up: prop. Alma Munro, Montreal, light; schrs. Norway, Kingston, Two Rivers, stone; H.G. Cleveland, Cape Vincent, Cleveland, ice; brig H. Rooney, Kingston, Toledo, light; Peerless, Hamilton, Cleveland, do.; barge London, Kingston, Toledo, light; prop. California, Montreal, Port Stanley, gen. cargo; schrs. Fellow Craft, Ariadne.
In Harbour Windbound - schrs. Murray, H.G. Cleveland, brig Hercules, barque London, Fellowcraft, Ariadne.
Down: schrs. L.S. Hammond, Toledo, Cape Vincent, corn and wheat; B. Barwick, Toledo, Collinsby, timber; barque Pride of America, Detroit, Kingston, lumber; Ontario, Montreal, Bay City, Collinsby, staves; M.L. Higgie, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; Jennie Mullen, do., do., do.; prop. Scotia, Milwaukee, Montreal, wheat; schrs. Geo. G. Houghton, Milwaukee, Oswego, wheat; J.H. Breck, Toledo, Kingston, timber; brig Seagull, Duncan City, Oswego, lumber; barque Oswegatchie, Bay City, Kingston, timber; schrs. China, Hamilton, do., do., do.; Etna, Chicago, Kingston, wheat; Grace Murray, Cleveland, Toronto, coal; schr. W.G. Grant, Toledo, Oswego, wheat; Atlantic, Chicago, Oswego, wheat; John T. Mott, J.R. Merritt, Ontario of Goderich, M. Fillmore.
At Elevator - schr. Ada Medora.
Shannonville - $3,000 has been appropriated by the Dominion Government for the improvement of the Shannoville harbour.