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Orlueeans and other foreign ports
suth of tise dty, have had
uadir consideration and respect.
the following memorial to the
Senate and Hotuse of Bepreeenta
tUnited States.
T. TvPera,
W. M. BI3nwnLL,,
ToBIAns Gleon,
A. Bairrn,
0. CALton,
L Domrar (OLnMAN.
THE MEMORIAL
1NEW O sLRANS.
mUalermy ts President of the
auts, and to the senate and
O, mspresentatlves, reepsetfully
reent certain commeroial in
area of the Union lying be
rlihan mountains on the
mota:E s on the West.
S a extent of more than
Alwupand square miles, with a
uWelu than twenty millions.
to tabulate the wealth or
th commercial district, or to
value of Its t ricultural or
r otions. It is sufficient
1a attained an excess above
nd foreign demand.
xamine the extraordinary in
t productions in provisions and
the arrest of immigration
e labor from Europe, fol
s..lnation of captal and the die
huWt out larcelving that the
h rear by a few gigantic
ition as a produoer which
oe have only attained after
ort. This surplus production
market. It cannot, of course,
t Europe, from which country
lreat part the labor that has
arv plu. This plethora cannot
the home market. It is only
substantive foreign field that
can be supliled. Nor can we
a market by the means em
nations for the same
coolly provide for the
out own surplus population by
war, or encourA8e its de
other countries. We cannot
demand for our own sur
y co nest, or by coloniza
Shae the means to meet
without departing
pies o international justice
been exhorted by the founders
t to hoed sacred.
O poits of a continent in
s whoae polltical Institu
l opeefully alongside of
e. have symathised with
ee do, have aided to
the opprerslons of Euro
with too much fidelity to cre
that we mean aggres
tlon by any unlawful means.
the great and increasing
t countries for the fabrics
o res civilization,
l tates produces these
ndanen and with a verfec
t hlargest demand of these
we remember that the United
as the sponsor and protector
aSd, ad is even now an insuper
their rights and the des
whose grasp they have been
r surprise arises that these
should carry on so large, so
exclusive trade with those
a. and tow so small a
A on with which their inter
beso much more congenial and
an enlarged continental
th independence of these
nitsei States should, with that
i .own interest, encourage re
wath and amon itsneigh
L b ysuch a pol create a
and supply with these I
an equals what European I
Sultivated with milftary
isrortion between our
wit"h9 Europe and with the
colonles of our own continent, e
f110a t that while our whole a
itedn 1876 to $1,131,141- t
th the countries of this conti- 1i
United States was, accord- r
sat of the Seoretary of the 1
$16,000,00e, while the whole a
of these cquntries was a
eamne year.
trade between the interior
t, to which we have re- r
countries is almost ex- t
urope, and is conducted A
ameral encies of our e
oporteand oities. This trade i
attended with an expense of ,
arow the country and the a
ves little profit to the producer
Western produce exported, a
portations are burdened with du
e greatly enhancing the for- t
consumer. From this course
urope your memoriallests can I
S except through the ocean f
of New Orleans. It is how- t
that such portion of Western p
find a market in South America
relieved if allowed to pur- a
ourse between the producer and p
y way of the port of New Or- a
importance of direct and eco- 11
y will be appreciated, when b
tht only fifteen per cent of our Ii
to ioal roadoute are paid for t
;at ohiel Lin Western provls- p
ar aUi ttal snce of more than
Of dollars is annually liquida- u
-rthis €irect trade between v
this direct trade between
diostedand the continental
at once manifest from the
rt area s bisected by the
er and the Northern lakes.
a chain of inland seas con
Dominions of Canada with
This chain of inland
and supplemented by par
lines of railroad connoct
ties of the rivers and lakes,
Estern Atlantio cities, with the
We cannot forbear adverting
Ing ciroumstance that this
ear Imported by this route,
winter, less than eight per
trade through the port of
and unnatural course of com
attributble, as your memo
to two principal causes.
proper commercial treaties
e tween our government and
ando colonies referred to.
o fadeqoa acilities of com
b etween the United States
Its western interior, and the
calla referred to.
the flrt proposition we quote
tre.nt IChedule of the rates of
by the Spanish government
as Importedlnto the colonies of
lico: $5 40per barrel on
wheatw;' 4 cents per 100
acorn; $ 411 per cwt oa
on hams, with similar
roducts of the United
tr whiLc average about
there has been super
Spr sent on all goods
The government of
simila rate of duties upon
uQb tdoes not in
the United
nl4uAhsively upon
4 dties
those of
hhýý c a
may, low t i oes ,ith sr iie, ?
out apolg our i.anuiefEft.r.to an us
with resect to our continental nelighbors,
whlfach will promote the interests of all our
The admision of articles of food or of raw
material, in itself constitutes an incident of
protection to mechanical production and
must also tend to stimulate greatly the de
mand for coal with which our country
abounds. Such are in great part the obsta
cles to a fair participation of the United
States in the markets of South America. It
is, however, in the want of facilities of com
mercial intercourse and correspondence with
foreign countries on this continent that we
find the chief obstacle to the great object
stated. It is only while we compare the facilli
ties for this purpose furnished by other na
tionswith the almosteptire absence of similar
accommodations on the part of our own gov
ernment that we realise the true cause of
this restricted intercourse. On turning to
authentic sources we find the amounts ap
plied by those nations, who enjoy the greatest
part of the tropical trade, to stand in com
parison with our own somewhat as follows:
The English subsidy for Ceptral,
South American and West India
Royal Mall Steamship Company,
and Pacific Steamship Company $930,000
The French subsidy for the Com
pagnie Menageries Maritimes, et
Compagnie Urande Trans-At
lantique ......... ............ 1,449,451
$2,379,451
There are, besides, many lines of German
steamers running to the same ports with
those of France and England. The sole ap
propriation made by the government of the
United States at present to the same service
consists in an assignment to ocean steamers
of a part of the sea postage, which they carry
themselves. The postal receipts last year
from the lines trading to South America,
Australia, Japan and China was $107,368 55.
"The cost of sea conveyances," or subven
tion, was $47,840 49. The South American
service was last year kept separate from
that of Australia and China.
It produced to this government $9 ,971, of
which this government returned to the car
riers $52,101, leaving to the Postoflice Depart
ment a not profit of $44,870 42. It certainly
evinces admirable enterprise on the part of
those American steamers to meet the compe
tition of a subsidized foreign service and to
pay their own government a profit upon a
service which cost the government nothing
and for the performance of which it would
have otherwise been compelled to pay foreign
veessels.
T"he late President of the United States
took a more liberal and sagacious view of the
public duty. In his annual message of 1875
he said:
"The United States are now paying over
$100,000,000 per annum for freights and pas
sengers on foreign ships. * * * It is to be
regretted that this disparity in the carrying
trade exists, and to correct it I would be will
ing to see a great departure from the usual
course of government in supporting what
may be usually termed private enterprise. 1
would not suggest as a remedy direct subsidy
to American steam shipping, but I would
suggest the direct offer of compensation for
carrying the mail between Atlantic seaboard
cities and the continent in American owned
and American built steamers, and would ex
tend this liberality to vessels carrying the
malls to South American States and to Cen
tral America and Mexico, and would pursue
the same policy from our Pacific seaports to
foreign seaports on the Pacific."
The President also esaid in another message
of 1875:
"Thn anhadIlv f alfno0n nrM. annmm fnr
carrying the mails Tetween New York and
Rio de Janeiro having ceased on the 80th of
September last, we are without direct mail
facilities with the South American States.
This is greatly to be regretted, and I do not
hesitate to recommend the authorization of a
renewal of that contract, and also that the
service may be increased from monthly to
semi-monthly. The commercial advantages
to be gained by a direct line of American
steamers to the South American States will be
far beyond the expense of the same."
In like manner the Chamber of Commerce
of New York, in a spirit of enlarged and im
partial wisdom, has said:
"In our last report we invited attention to the
importance of developing our trade with our
natural neighbors and allies, the South Ameri
can States. The Chamber has even favored re
strictions in trade. It would not now sup
port a subsidy to any steam line to Europe.
It is not necessary. But it has repeatedly
expressed its belief that only by government
aid in the beginning can such communica
tions with the Southern Continent be estab
lished as will ensure the opening of their
markets to American produce, in which the
West as producers, and the North and South
as carriers and consumers, are alike interest
ed. In this commerce is the future hope of
New York."
It is thus made obvious that with a more
moderate rate of reciprocal duties between
the European nations and the Southern
American States, and with the peculiar if not
exclusive facilities of intercourse with those
States and Colonies enjoyed by European
nations, they must continue to command the
great proportion of the trade already stated.
In this fact we find an explanation of the in
significant trade enjoyed by the United States
with the Empire of Brazil. Our minister to
that country reports twenty lines of European
steamers in its ports without one from the
United States, and says that much of the
freights, passengers and correspondence be
tween the United States and Brazil has to
pass through a British port in its transit.
Much opposition has been recently made
against giving national aid to foreign
postal service. Statesmen who have sub
mitted without remonstrance to gifts of pub
lie lands and to loans of public money, to
be employed in railroad construction and re
imbursed by military and postal services to
the government, seem embarrassed by the
proposal to consummate the postal service
by extending the transportation of the mail
upon the sea. It may possibly puzzle such
casuiste to explain how, under a simple
power to "establish postoffices and posts
routes," Congress has acquired any right to
pay for carrying the mails at all.
We may assume that a postal service was
so indispensable to the commercial and social
Intercourse of the people that the service
was "necessary and proper" to exercise this
granted power. Upon this reasoning the au
thority and the obligation is not limited to the
internal intercourse of the country, but may
be extended wherever that intercourse may
require. The deck of an American vessel is
the territory of the nation, and the national
lurisdiction is as clear over any contract of
service on the deck of that vessel, as on the
back of any mule bestrode by any mail rider
on the staked plain of Texas.
The obligation of Congress is not restricted
to land routes, nor does it cease at the sea
coast. This obligation to carry the mail on
the land cost the American people last year
$33,263,459. This was nearly five millions
more than the government derived from the
poetages. With what justice can the govern
ment expend so large a sum in the imperfect
performance of this obligation, by failing to
deliver those missives at their ultimate des
tination ? There is a great international
postal union to which almost all civilized na
ilons are parties. How humiliating for the
United States to declare that it would deliver
0o mail that does not bear its own expenses !
.o better example can be given of the false
,oonomy of such doctrines than that the gov
)rnment, with a laudable liberality, now fur
ilshes a double daily mail between all the
treat cities of the East and West to New
)rleans, on a time, varying with the respec
ive localities, of from 32 to 62 hours.
Our Minister to Venezuela mentions the
act that American flour is carried to England
n be baked, and is then brought back to this
montinent to the consumer. An American
aptain, trading for years on the Amazon
pier, constantly transported American flour
rought over from England. The city of New
)rleans in 1876 received nearly five millions
i dollars In coffee from Brail, without hav
ag in the same time cleared a single vessel
or the port of Rio de Janeiro.
3uch of this mall matter as be destned
or South a nstead of zbaeE
Pfb L~rwi an
wu Ntld a ng of about
400 mimi, y l and steamer ith a run
lngtime ofbolt s and a hal days; from
Chlcgroto Aspinwall, via New Yorlk would
be about 38600 miles by rail and steamer,
with a running time of eight and a half days.
Indeed, the adoption of a steam postal ser
vice from New Orlans to Aspinwall would
not only effect a great saving of cost to the
government, but would save a day and a half
mail time between Aspinwall and New York
over the present connection between those
two points.
It has by no means escaped the observation
of the Western and Southwestern people, that
by denying them this connection, and forcing
them to make this detour, their trade and
correspondence with South America is sub
jected to a virtual supervision by the Eastern
Atlantic dies, and they are thus compelled
to pay Eastern Atlantico railroads, canals, fac
tors insurance and shipping a tribute equal
to the difference In the actual cost of travel
and transportation via New York and New
Orleans respectively. These Western people
are indebted to Eastern . capitalists for rail
roads and for much of their river shipping,
and these vehicles of transportation are thus
compelled to contribute of their legitimate
business to the support of a rival system of
transportation. The government has, by lib
eral appropriations, fostered the maritime in
terests of the Eastern ports. An impartial re
gard for the great interior interests would
emancipate at least their continental com
merce from the thraldom under which it now
suffers.
Some idea of our utterdisregard of the vast
future possibilities of trade in ourown hemis
phere is indicated in the report of the Post
master General, who, in referring to the ne
cessity of improved postal facilities with
South America, uses the following language:
"There is no portion of the world with
which the United States has as unsatisfactory
mail arrangements as with South America.
The correspondence for Brazil and other
countries on the east coast, in the absence of
amny regular, direct mail uteamship cmmmiunica
fion, is forwarded via England; and the cor
respondence for countries on the west coast,
sent via Panama, can only be prepaid to the
ports of debarkation on that coast, with no
a-surance of its being forwarded to interior
destinations, and always leaving a local
postal charge, excessive in amount, to be col
lected from theaddreseseon its delivery."
As your memorlalists have thus protested
against this monopoly, it would by no means
become them to claim the natural occupancy
of any commercial territory not legitimately
their own. It would be proper to divide this
continental commerce and postal service
among these great logitudrlial districts:
1. The Eastern Atlantic States and seaports.
2. The Pacific States and seaports.
8. TheStates lying between the Appalachian
and Rocky Mountains.
Each of these great commercial districts
should be provlded- with equal and adequate
facilities for postal communication with its
peculiar and appropriate continental ter
ritory. Your memorialists, however,
confine themselves to asking at your
hands the postal service, to which
they consider this great commercial
district represented by them entitled. They
respectfully but earnestly request that the
Senate and House of Representatives will In
quhi e into the expediency of
1. Granting an appropriation from the
national treasury adequate to the support of
two lines of postal steamers, American built
and American owned. One to run semi
monthly between the ports of New Orleans
and Rio Janeiro, in the Empire of Brazil.
The other to run semi-monthly between the
ports of New Orleans and Aspinwall, in the
State of Panama, and United States of Co
lombia, according to such schedules of time
and stations as Congress may in its wisdom
prescribe.
2. That the President is resanotfully re
r pretscrie.
2. That the President is respectfully re
quested to take into consideration the expe
t diency of directing a review of all commer
Scial treaties and conventions between the
e United States and other powers having
dominion upon this continent, with a view
B to establish such a parity of revenue duties
upon commodities, the growth and product of
a the said contracting powers, respectively,
and to secure such modification of port and
a other commercial charges in all cases as will
- promote the reciprocal, business and political
fraternity of such contracting powers, and
B especially to secure the adhesion of all such
r powers to the international postal union.
3. That the Senators and Representatives
In Congress representing the interests pro
sented by this memorial, may extend such
legislative aid as may be necessary to give
effect to the International steam postal
service herein asked for, as well as to favor
the principles of commercial reciprocity and
friendly intercourse with our neighbors and
allies of this continent, by such modification of
our revenue duties as may be necessary to
give effect to any treaties or convention of
reciprocity, which may be negotiated by the
proper department of the government.
Respectfully submitted,
CYRnu BuInss..
President Chamber of Commerce of New
Orleans.
WM. M. BURnWEL. , Secretary.
PalaIs Royal kids 75 cents, all shades.
Bead Navra's invitation to the China Palace.
The largest stock of pipes at 132 Canal street.
New American Sewing Machine, 185 Canal
street.
Wedding anti visiting cards engraved and
printed in the latest s;yle, at Holyland's, 8 St.
Charles street.
We refer families in need of a comfortable
home to the advertisement coming from No. 215
St. Charles street, to be found in another
column. The ladies who keep this house are
well known to many of our old citizens for their
hospitable table and comfortable home.
PLANTIwa POTATOES.-Mr. A. Egan, s6 Tchou
pitou)as street, has on hand some of the finest
planting potatoes in the market. This lot was
received direct from Portland. Me., and consists
of 300 barrels choice Jackson's and 2oo barrels
choice rose. which they have in store.
Mr. E. H Keep, No. 39 Tchoupitoulas street,
has, in addition to his already ertensivo com
mission business, added excellent stock of the
best brands of foreign and domestic wines and
liquors, which he co.stantly has on hand and
which he sellsat wholesale only. These brands
embracethose of the best known manufactur
ers, and can be relied upon in all respeces. Mr.
Keep. being an enterpr:sing merchant, is fully
alive to the want4 of this community and sap
plies them liberally and promptly.
B. T. WALsHx's furnishing emporium, No.
110 Canal street, has always been noted as ron
taining the laters and most stylish assortment
in the city. The show c&ses and sholves are
liternlly loaded with every artecle of toilet
which go so far toward a gentlefman's genteel
appearance. His shirts, white and colored are
of the latest styles, his silk neckwear of the
most elegant and chaste designs; collars and
cuffs in innumerable numbers and of all de
scriptions; gloves, hosiery and fancy articles
of the best materials, and all first class goods.
which he is offerlng at prices we little dreamed
they could be sold at. Our lady reatlers who
wish to remember their gentleman friends dur
ing the holidays should not fail to examine
Walshe's magniflcent stock.
Meerschaum pipes made to order at 132 Canal
street.
Biscuit dressed dolls s$ at the Palais Royal, 137
Canal. Get a catalogue.
WInSTE CLOTmNo.-The last cold spell sh iuld
admonish all those who have so far failed to
supply themselves with warm. cheap and com
fortable clothing, to call on Messrs. Wheeler &
Pierson, Nos. 13 and 15 Camp street, where they
are certain to obtain, not only a stylish, but a
good fit. His price list as published to-day
shows the immense reduction made lately in all
departments of his ex ensive store. Business
suits, diagonal suits, black cloth dress suits,
new style overcoats, boys' suits, etc., all at
prices which will attract the attention of all in
need of any of the articles mentioned. At least
it costs nothing to step in and examine their
elegant assortment.
The popular establishment of Messrs. M. L.
Byrne & Co.. 1ms Canal street, offers this week
extra attraction in the. way of black silks.
all wool dr ood s and shawls at
Sred o OSeee their advertise
meat aoter l Nw "m.
at aMO nds. S wha
LIST OF LETIIS
Semaliaunl In tIe New flmeans Part 0a111
Deeemtber , ISI85 .
LADIRS' LIST.
Bartley Louise Marie arry Mary Jane miss
Batiste Maria miss Baker E D mrs
Baranco A B mrs Bangan Kate mrs
Barrawe Ida It miss Bradtf rd Lucy miss
Brewster 8 A miss Bethell P O mrs
Byerns J A mrs Brito Nerida mrs
Brenville Jane Boteler Ludie P mrs
Lursch E A mrs BusseI M miss
Bush Ellen mrs Burt Fanny L miss
Blum Pauline miss Burns Msggie miss
Chase hate mrs Calhoune llizabeth
anley K mrs Chapman Mary mrs
Carmier Louise miss CUnnoll M miss
Chisoim Q 8 mrs Cllfton Aaria miss
Collier Willey miss Crumhorn B mrs
Cunningham mrs
Davis Julia P mrs Dihon A E miss
Dibble Jennie miss Dunbar Carrie miss
Evans Christine miss FIllence Virginia mrs
Francois madame Farris mrs
Faisans Elorhe mrs Faber Lizale miss
Famsham Elizabeth Fitspairick mrs
Frost L mrs Foster Nolla miss
Ford Kate miss
Graham Mary miss Green Bosa
Gale I~uisa B mrs Glenn Martha mrs
(U ant F mrs Orimbloe Rosa mrs
Guillot Cecile Gordon M mrs
Goodman It mrs Gourley Ella D miss
Guedry Victoria mrs
Hawthorne Maitie miss Hawkins M J mrs
Harrlt Holdy mrs ilellmelns Josle mrs
Hyacinthe mrs Hilliard Mary R mrs
Hagerty E)lnn mrs Hughts Josie miss
Jackson Ellen mrs Jewell Mollie mrs
Johnson Nettle miss Johnson Sarah mrs
Ketchum Anna mrs Klopman Caroline mrs
Latham C M mrs Lamkins Martha mrs
Lamer H J mrs Leeh N N miss
Lisley Annie miss Levins Maggie mrs
Leelis Hara A mrs Looser Annie miss
Luzening Mary mrs Lindsey Mollie miss
May Laggle miss Male.oly Mary miss
Mlelllon A ice mrs MVallen Eugene mrs
Mailians Gustinue miss Miller Kate mrs
Mix E twin mrs Moses Anna mrs
Montagve Mary mrs Moody Mary L mrs
Moore Jounna miss McCarthy M A mrs
MicHeone Maryaril mrs McDoland Emma miss
Mcintyre I-abella mrs
Neuman Anna miss
O'Counor Mary miss Owen Katie L miss
Ollhuft L miss Oupen Miles mrs
O'Neill Rosa miss Onoens Margaret miss
Ong Carrie miss Otto Lucy miss
Parker Frank A mrs P'eks Emma miss
'imder Agnes miss Pishot C mrs
'ollins 'homas mrs Porillio mrs
'Powers L ms Putman M F miss
Quinllvan Emma mrs
tay Victoria miss Bantin Annie E
Itinhart Lana miss ichanson Fannio miss
Reilly Matilda miss uRoks Lucy miss
Rooney Octavio miss ieonolo Annie miss
Redmond L miss tRoublo Julia mrs
Stephens J F mrs St encer Emma C miss
Hehreiner Cora mrs Schwartz M J mrs
Smith Mollie miss Smith Eliza mrs
Smith Dougilas mrs Smith Cornella miss
Smith C ,rrio miss Smith Lizze C mrs
Hmyth Maggio miss Simpson Eliza A mrs
Mtoll C mrs Sims U L mrs
Hurls Wlills E miss Stowons J C mrs
reihert M F mrs Thurston D M mrs
Thomas Ar andle mrs Trudeau Emma miss
Truevit H C mrs Turner M mrs
Tadid Bertha mrs Turner Fannie miss
'uller Carrie miss Thomson A mrs
Unger lRachel miss Ulmer Mary miss
Vaner Laroema miss Vance Hamilton mrs
Vinet Mary C miss
Warshman M V mrs Walker Mollie mrs
Ware Clara mrs Wallace Clara miss
Wallace Emma miss Wallace Millie miss
Wallace L W mrs Ward Jane A mrs
Warner Emma mrs Wearing Jane mrs
Weaver Abbie mrs Wheat ( W mrs
White Mary Wright K mrs
Willis Helen mrs Wilson Laura mrs
Whitekur Kate mrs Williams E miss
Williams Lizzie miss Witehell Hottie mrs
Winn Julia Young A K miss
GENTLEMYENIW LINT.
Adams Scott Alexander Hymen
Arneal John Andrews B N
Allen Michael Adler UG
Abbott C F Ashworth (leo
Arnold It M
Ball C 8 Backins G A
Barry James Brady Frank
Baurd C J Barriaco J
Barbour B &.o Barton Geo 1
Harman Jas Bracey Richard
Bank Richard Blank John
Bartlett Marcus Barnes A
Bangs E A Ballentine R M
Barman James Barker L K ir
Bennett W W Beauvasi PE
Bonnett F Benedlx L C
Beany L D Berry A J
Belt E D Betyer M rtin
Bennett 8 W Berot Pierre
Benningle J Byrnes James
Bireand dr Blzzlo Bagglro
Browning C K Boulet Wm
Bonewill Henry Brown Jas D
Blort A Bowens John J
Bowers Lewis Brown J A
Boedicker E Brown H J
Boyd James Box R H
Box RH Brown J 8 &co
Iloyd I Aco Brigge A V
Burkey A J BullFred'k
Buhler John i Butts John R
Blumenthal 8 Bush Reuben
Bueckerman capt Burns L M
Brun Louis L Bushman J A
Brunet J O Burford J C
Burton ifobt
Clarke Wm Clarke Waters P
Clayland L Usrileer E Joel
Casper F Casey M W
Clapp Charlie (!harbon O A capt
Cahill Edward Cash E Wilson
Clayeomh John Clark sylvester
Carr Wm dr Chased W
Canario mr Cavender Justus
Clark I1 R Casey & Sons
Crawford Daniel Clark John A
Creevy C E Crethier F D
Crichard John Colombano Bf
Colcock R H CUrbln John
Cattroll Frank Cook James
Collins C ° Cohen H
Connors John Coleman T F
Cotthrill Win Conyne Daniel
Clotworthy W P Cox Geo
(onnelly Thos iH Conner M A
Cox James Collins W J
('offey Ths J Cutler G A 8
Curten John T Cullum Sam
Cupples 8 &co Cunningham A C
Curtis Goo Carter L R
Dayton l Daniel M W
Daly John Do Blanc O
Dantler Jacob Denney Alex J
Dethan Lem Dean Wm
De Rose James Drovfus L
Denman J Defance W J
Doyle Luke Douglas R
Donohoe Jas A Downs James
Daromey John Dow mr
Doenvole J Dunn W C
Dutour H L Drummond C
Druhlert Ernest Duggan Val J
I)ruboca G Dussenler E
Dugan H
Egan P Ethwald Cassin
Egan James Ellison Arch
Elwell Alex Erwin M E
Evans 4 P
Farry Wm B Farner Philip
Fasnactk Louis Frank 0 H
Fannon J T Francisco F M
Ftvortt J C Feiholman B
Ferran L Freelove J W
Folehrkt C capt Fisk E D
Fitzwilllams I Fitzgerald M
Fitzsimons Johnle Froy Paul
Frizzell E 8 Foster D G
Forstall & Bishop Fox J P
Foster Geo 8 Foster E W
Foley PH Fluggs Adolf
(Irafton a ml Graner Thos
Grandoll Geo Gray L W
Gernsbacher 8 Gerheeb Chas
Gibson James Groenevel: E prol
Grosch A Gorhon Geo E
Golden W Grooch J C]
(Gowland W Goldstein Jacob
Good F 8 Goldthwalt A
Goodman W C Gruedry F G
Harvey It E Harris Alfred
Hancock E N Halo Thomas
Hayward Jas A Hardy Horace
Harvy Edward Harmon P J
Hall B N &co Hannan Jas
Harlan E S Hancock W B
Hamlin Jas M Harris J
Harinon it rev Hanson E R
Hathaway Geo G Harthome A C
Heineman F A Bery L
Henings Francis Hemeart G A D
Hemenway G C Henry 8 P
Henfleld. Choppell & Hindman &co
Star Hall Warren T
Hinman A L Hill H B dr t
till A D Hicks Alien M
Bollehan Thomas Holt G W
Hornshb Wm Hodges W R
Follings Daniel Howard C W
Bolmes GO Holloway J A
Eo comb E C Hoffman F
Eoffman Jno )]olloway W J
iughes Dave Huggina John
FluseJ M Hurstt
[rmime T J Indian Jio
faeanquewan &oo Jackson Fredt
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Kahn John Krupp rank
Lerebarl Giovani Larose Numa
Latour P Laulor Thos J
Lauman G F , Lawrence H
Llamnbias Wei Launder John
Lawler Thomas * Lans~eeker Andreas
Leech Wm Leflore Dec
Levin Julius Lecroil J A
Lotchford Wm LeBlanc J A
Lebeut V M Leeman Charlie
Lepuert W0 Isasevs Augusto
Leiberman B Lyon JO
ILoatter W F Longstreet E C gen
Lurens Horace Lucas Geo
Mathews F V Matthews W H
Maginnis I H Martin Josiah
Mathews Geo E Mansfield Richard
Mathews C H Marks M H
Mallon James Maurl Frank
Mancsor Joseph Maddux John
Mansfield Ai Marks James hen
Marrero Antonio col Macholro Pankino Z
Maker Wm Maurice W (
Mamon M Masters Geo
Martin Henry Massean Henry
Markely & Shafer Marimrn IH
Messinger Ambrose Meeker COH
Merts W F Merchant W B
Mellier Simon Melville John
Mercier J A MundyJas G
Mills Horace W Miller A
Mitchell Allen Meyer Geo B
Miller A P Miller George
Milliendor &co Miller J W
Miller James H Mills Harry V
Moiend & Noble Magee Frank M
Mondsehlir 8 Montrel J
Morrison C W Morgan .1 H Aco
Martin C W Mutsabin G
Murphy Peter Murphy John
Murphy James Mukes Joe
McWhan Wm McKee H T
MeQuilz T McCarty C
McKennd Michael Mibormack J ool
McDonald A L McCowan & Pond
McMahan J H
Nara Wm Newman Geo
Nelly Joe E Newman (I H
Ogden Wm OCutls Percy
(Olmstead 1 W O' ,ounell Edw
Oatls E P O'Brien P B
O'Keef John Ogden Chas
l'att Cleo Parker P
Pawly H A Pratt Thos O
Patterson Jos A Prather John
P'an E H Paler Henry
'apn.tecknr A Parker J L
l'ecot J T Pellart Oustave
lh'hnpp Louis Petitt Welzo
Pete (teo Phelps E J
Petrie Edw 0 Penlin Louis
Plealonk Henry Pilot H Pierce
Plnsean P It dr Pears', A H
Price J W &co Pollard JRs M
Pousher T Powell, McDougall Ao
Powers J E Purcell D E
Prudhomme A Puhll1 Peter
Rance L P Rmlford W H
itatelle E Reynolds W W
Renbro R N Reiser John
Richards Wm B Riley A W t
Richardson J T Rice J D f
Riley Lock hichmond Enos
Richmond C W Robinson H (I
lihodes Eugene J Robson Wm d
Boaheo Sumner Rhodes H1 C
Rosenthal C H Robinson H E
Rosenfeld Bros Rouff Simon
Roberts 8 W Robson S W
Rouyer Chas F ltobison A T
ltoeseher .J oche J H
Iost Frederick
Htaples A Edelston Samson HI J
Schaefer F W Scharff & Bernheirn c
Swain Jas S 8Sunders W N
Stak H-nry- Santore Carmlre
Hharp Jas M 8asinot L R
Ravlls Chas Hang umette P
Small Lewis Mtarkey capt
Sauve Felix Steward Joseph
Seuz Elivir Sellars Henry capt
Steele H H hon Servat Pascal
Scherek, Rosenberg & Sweet S
Bro Shelmandine P 1:
Spers & Molse Sterns Henry
Hnerrett W a Singer Joe
Schneider Davis Shields Andrew 1
Shinglede A W Stringer Chas
Schiers J G H Stott Enoch e
Hervay L F Soles Geeo
Smith Wm T H Smith M D
Sutter L Scully Jas
Shumaker C H Shumway T A
Steiln Ph
Thalacker August Tabre Francois
Taulman EIt Taylor Andrew a
'rTelbert N Y Thirlwell Wm
Thorniley P V Tohelman N E
Townsend JA Thomas (harley F
'Thompson T C ceo Tones T CI
Tully Jas A Turner Geo H
Turk Z b
Vigo Paul J Von La Hacho Theo a
Voltz Joseph Van Horten D W
Vander Haar F Vreland J H
Von Werthern H Vaskenny A W s5
Watson H Walsh Wm I
Walters B G Walker Oeorge
Walker A C dr Welch Michael
Wall Frank Wagner Wm b
Wallace J B Wasson D
Walker J I Waterman John It
Walker G W West F J
Welsh 8 & W Wenhola F
Weber Albert Wing Fred J
White John Wynn RP O
Wilson E P White Sam rev
White L I, Wilson Jas
Wilmot W H Wilson & Butler O
Wilson C N Willoz C L
Whitaker A Wilsor Geo H M
Wing Wm Wintz Geo
Whitehead If White R C
Wills C Her Williams Y
Williams Edwin WilliamsJ W
Williams T 8 Williams John N
Williamson W A Worcester jr F
Wooiridge E Woelmer F A
Woods George Woods James
Wuster F T
Young H H W Young Frank
Zacharlo Jas W
Mlucellaneous.
BIottle Manufatory Secretary Leeture Agent d
JOHN M, G. PARKER, Postmaster. o'
Road Navra's invitation to the China Palace, j.
Biscultdressed dolls $1 at the Palais Royal, 137
Canal. Get a catalogue.
JUDICIAL ADVERTISEMENTS.
AUCTION NALES.
By J. A. A. Roumseau.
SUCCESSION OF MARIE ANTOINETTE
BIAMONTE, DECEASED WIFE OF R. W.
OGDEN.
Second District Court for the Parish of Orleans
No. 39,493.
BY J. A. A. ROUSSEAU AUCTIONEER
Will be sold on FRIDAY. January 11, 1878.
at 12 o'clock m , at the St. Charles Auction Ex
change, rotunda of the St. Charles Hotel, by
virtue of and oursuant to an order from the Hon.
A. L. Tissot, judge of the Second District Cou t
for the parish of Orleans, dated December 7,
1877, of the docket of said coutrt
A CERTAIN LOT OF GROUND, with all the
buildings and improvements thereon and ap
purtenances thereof, situated in the Second
District of this city. in the square bounded by
Royal, Dumalne, St. Philip and Bourbon
streets, having. American measure, 49 feet 9
inches 6 lines front on Royal street. 130 feet 2
inches deep on the line toward St. Philip street,
6s feet 10 inches 4 lines deep on the line toward
Dumaine street, thence running at a right
angle 15 feet 7 inches 4 lines toward St. Philip
street, thence running a further depth of 63
feet 1 inch 5 lines and thence 35 feet 5 inches 2
lines in width in the rear. which property was
acquired by said Mrs. Ogden in and by an act
of partition with her sister. Mrs. Pedro Cu
sacbs, passed before Edward G. Gottschalk,
notary public in this city, on the 18th day of
March, 1859.
Terms-Cash. de9 29 jas 1
SUCCESSION NOTICENS.
Succession of Helena Zimmermann, de
ceased wife of John Adam Edelmeler.
SECOND DISTRICT COURT FOB THE PAR-P
Sish of Orleans No. 9.96s8-Whereas. John
Adam Edelmeier has petitioned the court for
letters of adminitration on the estate of the late
Helena Zimmuermann. his deceased wife in
testate. Noice is hereby given to all whom
it may concern to show cause within ten days
why the prayer of the said petitioner should
not be granted.
By order of the court.
no3o de4 9* JOHN HEBBERT, Clerk.
bSueesason of Lawre~ee Woyle.
ECOND DISTRICl' OOUBT FOB THE PAR
ish of Orleans, No. ao,os--Whereas. E. T.
Parker. ublic administrator, has petitioned
the court for letters of administration on the
estate of the late Lawrence Doyle deceased, in
lestate. Notp is hereby given to allwhom it may
coenter to sIhow imbs within tean days why
he prayer. of osd petitioner should not
AN-tb oi~~
ArllmMSllFl ItSo-r
THE ISTATE .O HUGE M LOMtEYA AT.
AUCTION.
THE SUMTEB SALOON, FRONTIWG THE
POSTOFFPCE AND CUSTOM-lOVOL
THAT ELEGANT SALOON PROPIERTY O
St. Charles street, fronting Union street, be
tween Commercial Alley and Graiver stre-et.
THE THREE AND A HALF STORY BRICK
dwelling, oorner of Lafayette and Carondelet
streets.
AND A SQUARE O GR OUND ON GASQUEI.
STREET.
SUCCESSION OF HUGH MoOLOIKEY.
Second District Oou t forthe Parih of Orlesas
iNo. Ma,0os,
DY HOEY, MA'CN N & _O'CoI 0&-Jiob
B J. Hoey Autiotlner--Oflao No. 11 2 end"
let street-On SA'1 URDf.,Jantarr 19, 17s.
at 12 o'clook m,. at the St. hares Hotel Auetion
Exchange, by virtue of an order of the hnor
able the Second Distriot Court for the parfis of
Orleans, dated the sth of December, 1uf i lfT be
ession of Hu Mot.eskey, tho followig de.
scribed valuable property, to wt
District of this city, in the uu re bounded
Old Levee or Decatur, Caual ,stomhouse an
Dorsiere streets, known ss lot o, 7,and me
uring 29 feet front on each of Old Lev orDe
natur streets by 71 feet 8 Inchens i depth The
Improvements o, mprise the choice two-slor
trick building, constructed esptorally f aloon
purposes, and long known as the "sunte
House." laces the OCutocs-House and Pontof
adjacent to the Peoples' Bank, and in the oentre
of our European sed West Indies trade; will
always commnand good rental from prompt ten
ants, and is sold subject to the lease expiring
next fall,
2. THAT CHOICE PROFiSSIONAL STIAND
on the corner of Lafayette and (arondelet
streets. designated as lot No. 1, in thb SMu2are
bounded t.y Carondeler, St. Charles,.) y.te
and (lirod streets, and m, asuree 28 feet o9 Llp-h
front on Carondelt street by about 180 feet 8
inches In depth and fronton Lafayettesti~et (b2
the whole measurement more or less), an
bounded In the rear by a common alley 20 feet
In width, opening on Paid Lafayette street
which said alley is common to this lot and
othet s. The impro' ement comoprise a three
and a half story brick building with preeses
brick front, is retired from the bancuette, nd
has double iron balconiee front, the rear
is two-story brick. This eboice property ts
only a complete convenient and a ive
family residence, but from its I ol n l
city centre will always comtan
remunerative rental as an establhe son
for professional purposes, and sold staeot
to the lease or rental thereon, expirlig neut
fall.
a. THAT SPLENDID PBOPERTY on St.
Charles street, with a large front an great
depth, in the square bounded b St arles,
Camp, Gravier and (Commerc Alley) oydra
streets. The same being described as ow
to wit: 1, A lot or portion of grQund tthe irst
District, in the square bounded by Camp, Poy
d ras, St, Charles and Gravier streets, and mees
urea 61 feet 1 Inch front on St. Charles street by
170 feet 6 inches 2 lines in depth. oommeneing
at a distanee of 6 feet8 inches 4 lines from he
corner of Commercial Alley and t. Charles
street, and being the portion nearest to Com
mercIal Alley of four lots of ground.
2. A PORTION Oi GROUND adjoining the
portion above described, measuring about 5o
feet front on St. Charles street by 170 feet 6
inc-hes 2 lines in depth on the line of the pot
tion above described, 125 feet a inches in depth
on a first line, thence narrowing about 26 feet
at which point it has a further depth of 4 feet t
lines, until it reaches the rear line at a depth of
170 feet a inches 2 lines as aforesaid, on which
lat'er rear line it has a width of 2 feet, more or
less. This property comprlisre togethor that
splendid estate known as the Meowkey op
erty," on St. Charles street, being No,. 70 to 7S
St. Charles street, occupied by Mfesrs, EIhIard
McCloskey, the MoClo W key sods water
M. L. Rock an/. others, and oomprises tha
splendid four-story brick front, with all jt
grand advantages of location, erection for
special purposes, and adaptability for saloon
and hotel purposes, is now under lease and
rental,
4. A CHOICE SQUARE OF GROUND, In the
First District of this city. bounded by Gaquet.
Palmyra, Cortez and St. John streets, and con
taining twenty-six lots of ground-sa admira
ble location for gardening or dalry; frenent:
and easy communication with the buslneno
centre of the city,
Terms of Sale--Cash, and purchasers to as
snme payment. over and above the amounts of
their bids, of all taxes on said property for the
year 1717. payable in lsts.
Acts of sale at the expense of the purehasers,
before Wm. J. Castell, Fes., notary public,
del 1522 29 jas 12 tde
PEREMPTORY BSALE AT AUCTION,
To effect a partition.
ON UNUSUALLY EASY TERMS AND LONG
CREDIT,
Of that Valuable Commercial Property known
as the
MERCHANTS' COTTON PRESS AND YARD,
together with all the improvements, ete.,,
thereon.
NEW ORLEANS SAVINGS INSTITUTION VS.
WILEY HINTON WILLIAMS ET ALS.
Third District Court for the Parish of Orleans
No. 23,594.
BY HOEY. MACON & O'CONNOR--Nicholas
J. f.oey, Autioneer-Office No. ii Caron
dolet street.--ATURDAY January 19 1.875, at i
o'clock m., at the St. Charles AucttQn kachange,
by virtue of an ,,rd r of the Hon. F. A, Monroe,
judge of the Third District Court for the par
ish of Orleans, rendered on the 16th and signed
on the 21st day of November, 1877, In the above
entitled matter, will be sold at publio auction
the following valuable properto
1. A CERTAIN SQUA RE OF 6ROUND in the
First District of this city, with all the buildings
and improvements, press,' macinery, etc
thereon, comprised within New Levee. Front
Levee. Gaiennie and Louisa streets, measuring
about 191 feet 10 inches front on New Levee
street, a like front on Front Levee street, and
about 3ao feet front on each of Louisa and
Galennie streets. The impr,ovements comprise
that well known new and substantially pult
and fire proof buildings known as the Mer
chants' Cotton Press, having all the best im
provements and conveniences for the storage
and compressing of cotton, having first-class
sheds built around the entire square, thus giv
in it large storage capacity, large and power
Iu Dress. machinery, etc.
2. NINe LOTS OF ROUND, situated imme
diately opposite the above, in square bound
ed by New Levee, Front OGaentne and Suzette
streets, and design ted by the Nos. to to 18 in
clusive. Said lots measure together about 121
feet a inches a lives front on New Levee street..
and a like measurement on the line nearestto
Front street, about 163 feet 6 inches front on
Galennie street, and a like measurement on the
line nearest to Suzette street; and
3. A LOT, situated in the same square and ad
joining the property above described, and des
ignated as lot No. 13, measuring about 21 feet 5
inches a lines front on New Lev.e street, by
about 1o3 feet 6 Inches In eeoth. The improve
ments on the above described property com
prise unusually large and well built sheds for
the storage of cotton, covering the entire front
on New Levee street.
Terms of Sale-One-third cesh and the bal
ance at one and two years' credit, in notes of
the purchaser b'arlng interest of eight per cent
per annum from the date of adjudication, and
secured by vendor's lien and soecial mortgage
on the property sold with the pact "de non
aliendo;" the usual stipulations of five per cent
attorney's fees in event of suit to enforce pay
mentof the notes or any portion thereof; in
surance to the full amount of the credit portion
of the price of sale and transfer of the policy
to the vendors or holders of the notes for the
credit portion, and to assume the payment
over and above the amount of the bid, of all
taxes for the year 1877, which are payable in
1878.
Act of sale at the expense of the purchaser,.
before Theodore Guyol, Esq, notary public.
des 15 22 29 ja5 12 19
SOAPINA
Is acknowledged to be the
BEST AND SENAPEUT OF ALL
-C, a.P
It is manufactured with BORAX. free of any
ADULTERATIONS.
Patented and manufaetured by,
J. N. KELLE,R
deotf mOrrp fI'farreeL
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