p.1 First Arrival By Lake - The schooner E.K. Hart, which sailed from Oak Orchard late last fall for this port with a cargo of wheat, and was compelled to put into Charlotte and lay up for the winter, on account of boisterous weather, left the latter port at 3 a.m. today, and arrived here this evening. The cargo is consigned to the Oswego Milling Company. This is the first arrival of this season. [Oswego Times, April 5th]
p.2 First of the Season - The schooner Baltic, owned by Thomas, Smith & Son, of this city, cleared from Toronto on Wednesday, loaded with 190,000 feet pine lumber, shipped by T. Smith & Son, for Alex. Prentice & Son, New Lowell, Ont. to A. Prentice & Son, Rochester, N.Y. [Globe]
p.4 The tender of Messrs. Beatty, of the Sarnia line of Lake Superior steamers, for the mail service on that lake, has been accepted for four years.
The schooners Mary Ann Lydon, Ariel, Western, and Eliza White, left Port Hope for Oswego yesterday afternoon, loaded with grain. The former harbour is quite clear of ice.