The Welland canal will open on April 16th.
The steambarge Navajo cleared yesterday for Charlotte.
The M.T. Co.'s steamer Advance entered the dry dock this morning.
The river is now about clear of ice, the high winds of last night having blown it out into the lake.
The steamer New Island Wanderer left the dry dock yesterday and made a trip to Cape Vincent this morning.
The old schooner Fleetwing, lying on the bottom below the bridge, is being got ready for navigation again. She will carry stone to Toronto.
The Lloyds Inspector - The selection of Edwin Charles as Canadian license inspector of Inland Lloyds did not go through. It is now announced that Captain William Lesslie, for years manager of the Collins Bay Wrecking company, has been given the position. The district extends from Quebec to Toronto on both sides of the lake and river.
p.4 Gananoque, April 9th - The steamer Island Belle left Alexandria Bay for Ogdensburg, during the past week, where she will undergo repairs, being the first boat of the season to appear in those waters.