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Commerýal,anad Financial atters.
The ship Gustav and Oscar cleared yesterday for Bremen with sees bales of oot'on and 2, es bushels of rye in bulk. This, if our memo ty serves us right, is the largest shipment of e from this port that there is any record of. at teat for sixteen years past. SHumboldt describes a spot in the Atlantic Ooean, a little to the We=t of the Azones, of very great extent, completely covered with a dense Pheas of marine vegetation. A Frenchman pro 2osnes that the experiment be made of taking from this place some of the rank growth for fertilizing purposes. His plan is that the ves sels employed in cod-fishing shall, at those sea sons of the year when they are not so engaged. ;make oyagees to this district, and he believes Sthat enough material may be taken from this inethaustible source to fertilize annually more than 1,oo0,o00,o00 acres of land. The Levision of the Tarilff. This is the all-absorbing subject that is exer- n dising the minds of the mercantile portion of a the American people at this time. Accordingto g the latest advices from Washington, the sub- a committee of ways and means, charged with the a revision of the tariff, will hold meetings during p a portion of the Christmas recess, in hopes of to being able to report their bill shortly after the re-assembling of Congress in January. A cor respondent of the St. Louis Retlmbliraau tele- t graDph to that paper as follows on this subject: t A member of the sub-committee said' to-day r that ere was no authority for the statements a that tle committee had decided to mnke a large c reduotion in duties on leading articles of im ort; that they had decided to change teo dol r from ad valorem to specific. The principal c object in view by the committee is to simplify 1 t schedules of rtiles upon which duties are 1 -,so that those which produce but little rev enue shal be removed from the list. In view I outhe fnanteal operations of the government a O.oirevenue is demanded, and it is not de -ei that the reductions shall materially af test the receipts from this source. 1 In this connection, we remark that we are glad to see that the Western press, with re markable unanimity, are in favor of a uniform t duty on imported sugars. This is all that we of Louiseiana ask, as far as this duty is con edrned. But we hope that if a change is made t the rebate granted to Eastern refiners on - t gars exported by them will be rescinded. They can get Demerara sugars, which, from their qtality, are almost the only ones that can come in cOmif1tition with our own, colored in such a manner as to evade the duty on the raw article : extract the color, refine the sugar, and export. it to foreign parts, with a rebate ofs 4 per cent. That we do not put this in too strong a light. we refer our readers to the fact that within the last ten days the cargoes of two vessels-one at New York and the other at Baltimore-have been seized by the officers of the goverment on ageotnt of artificial coloring, a process by which the owners expected to escape paying the pre seribed rate of import duty on raw sugars. It is'universally believed that this method of de frauding the government has been practiced for years past, and that, too. with the knowledge and connivance of public officials. tettoU lManufaetttring" at the south. This subject has for years engaged the atten tion of our political economists, and many andt divetse have been the opinions expressed thereon by men of comprehensive ability. lib eral views and practical knowledge. Many insist that as long as our soil continues to be rich and prolific, we should devote our whole attention to agricultural pursuits, and let those who dwell in a section of the country less favored in this respect engage in the manufac ture of the productl-especially of our great staple, cotton--of the Southern portion of Un cle Sam's dominions. This reasoning may. perhaps, apply to Louisiana and the southern portion of the States bordering on the Gulf, where the soil is of the richest and most fertile description. Bat the planters living in the middle and up per sections of the Southern States have found that the soil has become exhausted, and that *dey cannot afford to resort to the use of the exp enaive imported fertilizers which are requl site to make their lands productive. Conse t quently many of them have withdrawn their eapital from agriculture and invested it in man tsufoturtb of various kinds. Especially is this the ease in Georgia, South and North Carolina and Alabama. The first named State, as is well known, leads all her sisters of the South in the manufacture of cotton. Even before the war seine of the Georgia cottons attained great reputation, and were preferred to Northern fabrics of the same class. Since 1865 manufacturing enter prises have been rapidly pushed for ward, until cotton spinning has be come one of the most noted indus tries of that glorious old State. An inves tigation, recently made, shows that while East ern mills have been losing money, those of Georgia and Carolina have been running at a profit, and that, too, in the face of a close coin petition as to both quality and price of goods. In this connection the Memphis Avalanche. from which we take an extract or two, copies a very interesting article in an August a journal, designed as a comparison in point of manu facturing advantages of the South and North. It is in the shape of interviews with manufac turers, andanswers the argument made by Gov. Straw, of New Hampshire. in Northern journa's t_ t rove that cotton can be much more cheaply manufactured in the North than in the South. The reporter called on Mr. Cogin, of the Au gusta factory, who said: There is no ques ion but the South possesses vastly superior advantages in many ways. We have one of thebest climates in the world. The atmosphere has just the proper humidity for manufacturing purposes. Now, at the North, the air becomes so dry that steam has to be in troduced into the weaving room to dampen the atmosphere. so as to prevent the threads from breaking. We never have any such trouble as that here. Again, the mills often have to stop because the water courses are frozen up. This never happens at the South. and we cim there fore run uninterruptedly. We can get a plenty of excellent white labor. In fact, it is much bet ter than that which the Northern mills now have. It is equal to the "Yankee" labor the Northern mills used to have, but which they don't get now. We can make more yards of cloth per loom than they can, running the suame number of hours as they do, and we can there fore afford to sell it cheaper. Our water power is plentiful, and ehraaper on the average than at the North. They can't begin to compete with us where they have to use steam. It costs less tlhan $o per horse power here for water, while at Fall River. where steam is used, the cost is $12 per horse power. It wouldn't pay tile Augusta fac tory, for instance. to use steam instead of water. if all the necessary fuel was out down atthe fasctory .tfree. The operatives in the Augusta factory work eleven hours a day. There is a superabundance of while labor here, and we never had a machine stopped for the want of help during the nineteen years I have been with the Augusta factory. If we were to start a mill of the same size of ours to-day, we would have a sufficient skilled labor in two weeks to run it. IMr. W. C. Sibley, president of the Langl-y's mills, and like the others, a shrewed business man and close observer. printed an article re eently in the Atlanta Constitution,, in which he saidthat the mills in the vicinity of Augusta had within the last three years sold about five thousand bales of goods that were exported from New York to England, the continent of Europe, Africa .ad South America. and the United States have awarded the contract for sheeting needed for the Indian supplies to the Langley standard sheeting, made in this vicin ity, for three years. This contract is let out in New York and the goods delivered there, thus competing successiully witu goods made in New England. In regard to the labor, Mr. Bibley says. "I haye ben president of the Langley Manu facturingOompany of South Carolina since its organisation in 187o. and have had no difficulty in gettin as good and reliable white labor as there is In New England, and who cheerfully work eleven hours per day, and could obtain more it we had any use for them, and many of them are Southern born and have learned their trade in our own mill." He ehallenges any nill in New England to show as great production of go ds perloom and yarn per spindle ton the same style of goods) or a cheaper cost of manu raeturlng. He coneludr s by rayit that the 80uth has the bet Olimate for manufacturiig the water power the cotton, the men and 'women necessary to successful manufacturitj. bhe lacks the capital, but notwithetagdinlLthat she has competed successfully with New .ng land in the manufatcture of brown shoeetings. shirtings antd drills, both for the home and for eign trade." Commerce With Brazil. From the geographical position of New Or lianR, and on account of other reasons which we have heretofore enumerated time and again. our city possesses superior advantages over any other port of this country, as the terminus of the contemplated line of steamships to Rio Janeiro. The N'ew Yorkers and Baltimoreans are working like heavers at Washington in this matter, and we earnestly hope that our coffee importers and capitalists generally will use their utmost endeavors to get a sufficient amount of money suhserlb-d and to secure the rct.lisite subsidy from the govern ment wherewith to establish this line of ships to connect us with the great coffee supplying port of Houth America. The com nmrclal representative and Minister of Brazil at Washington announces, e.r coerhc'tra, that his government is ready and willing to guarantee a compensation of $.t.)0,o0i per annum for sunh aline, Touching this most Important enter prise, we take the following fromt the Washing ton telegraphic correspondence of the St. Louis I lobe. DPmeocrat: Senor Borges, the Brazilian Minister, said to night that he .onmes back as a warm ft lind of the opening up of coml.incretal intercoulrse be tween Brazil and the United Htates, and ex pressed the ftlllest conflhlootne thiat it cotlld be accopll ishaed witlhout delay: that. the peorple of Brazil are warmly friendly to the United States, anid greatly prefer our manutactures of machinery, our produlcts and appliances of civilization generally to those of the old world. The people of Brazil are specially dlstmro.e to have a direct. stemship line ietween the two countries, and Minister Borges is i thorized tby hiRs govertiellll nt to coi-opernia nll gullaraatte ing a cotipetltation of $1t,0lts0 per annumt for any 1suchtf lille. Heonor Borges alluded to the contract recently entered into between the Brazilian governmenilt and President (Iowan, of thell eading llailrotd, for the extension if rail roads In that country. and said that he antici patled they wouhld procure other contrnets, all ttudilg to an enlargement of the trade betw-ten the two eriuntries. The minister rsaid that a marked preference existed in his country for the agricultural itpletentst and machinuery and textlile fabrics of utton manitufactured in the United States tlhat his government was ex tremely anxlous to havoethe United States to operate with it in such measures of material aid and support as would cffectuially s'rengthen and extend the commercial relations betweien the two countries, and that he was fully author s ized to .o-operate in any measure tending to that end. Business in St. Loula Looking Up. The mitre closely the business situation is looked at, the mnore clearly do the Indications of prosperity reveal themselves. The sum totalof our exports of home products shows a steady increase, and the nature of the in crease proves it to be of a healthy and parma I neat character. The trade in fresh beef,. for in stance, which has beoen built tip by the energy and enterprise of our live stock menl and pack ere, shows. for the eleven months of this year, t an export value of S9.11.,137 as compared with $1.7r,191i for the ctrrespronding periodl of last year. The exportation of butter and chooee is not a new trade, but the trade returns show that. in spite of low prices, we have oxported since May i, the beginning of the season,. i.5.730,32t pounds of butter, against 9.246,770 last year. antd 99.450,967 pounds of choose against 70,0:3,:I0o. The resources of tills country can best he developed by feeding thie world, and Sthis we ar' dlestined ti do lu Ia very short tinth. with orilinaru prosperity.--.t. Louls (ilote Democrat. Senator Lamar on the englage, IN. Y. Tribune Speeiall. Senator Lamar thinks there is one th!e spot in the financial portion of the messages. ]ietcr ring to the remark that "the bonds issued prior to 1873 were issued at a time when the gold dol lar was the only coin in circulation, or contem plated by either the government or the holder of the bonds as they claim in which they are to te paid," he says that it would have i.o'n better to have omitted it. The truth is. he says, that before 1971 everybody knew that silver dollars were legally a part of the coinage of the United States. in which bonds might he paid, and that the government had a right, to passusIh legisla tion as should enable it to pay its bonds in silver if it found it profitable to do go. HIn thinks it much wiser for the opponents Of silver renrone, tization to rest on the argument that by sustain ing the public credit the country will gain more peauniarily thlan it could possibly gain by avail ing itself of the right to pay its obligations in silver. Senator Lamar and other conservative South ern meln say that the success of the P'resident's paification policy wilt have a very markedef fet upon the slentinent of the South on fin an cial questions. They say they have no sympa thy with the wild Ideas of the tuflationists and silver men, and that if thern is any principle of Democracy that was ever sttled,. it is that hard money. and hard money only. should te the basis of the currency of the count rv. At the same time their constituents are almost unanimously in favor of the repeal of the resumption act and the remonetiZdtion of silver; and it. will ibe dif fioult to present these questions in such a way as to change this sentiment until full confldence between the sections is restored. They say that as long as the Northern politicians Insult the people of the South and their representa tives in Congress as they did In the debates in the Senate I:wt week. at the same time that they are demanding sound flnanolal legislation, the unthinking class of people in the South will beh on the opposite side to them on most econom ical questIons: the credit and lhonr of a gov ernment that cares nothing for them will be of very little consequence to then. The best way, therefore., these gentlemen think. to make sound financial views popular in the Sonth is heartily to second President Hayes' efforts to bring about a cordial understanding between the sections. FINANCIAL AND UCOMMERCIAL. MONETARY. OFFICE NEW ORLEANS DEMOCRAT. 1 Tuesday Evening. Dec. 11, 1877. NEW OBLEANS ULEARINO-HROUSE. Clearings. Balances. Denember . ............$2.193.274 98 $115,18 24 December 10 ... .. 2,377,400 08 148.576 49 December 11........... 3,059,683 44 229,827 55 Total thus far ..... ,(30,36 50 $493.592 28 At the banks there was only a moderate in quiry for discounts and the country transac tions are large. The offerings on the street. of commercial paper are small and rates easy. Exceptional commercial paper 8s'9 cent: Al do 10@12; second grade do 15(018; loans on collaterals 8H10: Al mortgage paper 9010; second grade do -C-- ' cent per annum. Gold steady.. Foreign Exchange moderately active and firm. Sight is fairly active. State Consols are weak at '(; 86j.r . Premium bonds easy at :6( . Stocks quiet. Gold opened in New York at 103'4, and closed at 103. Here it opened at 103S1103 4, and closed at lo:lo 10t34. Sales-$1(.,000 and $5o100 at 10:31,, $7000 at 103 lat0l3'J. $10.000 and $8o00 at 10:3',. and $10,(S)o at 1io3 STERLING SALES--£5000 bill of lading at 4910. £12,08)0 do at 491. £3000 do at 491t@491 ,2, £3000 do at 492 and £LiXo sight bank at 498. Bank ster ling 4940-. Commercial bills 490ui(0"491'. FRANC SALES-75.o00 commercial at 5.1:3' @5.138,. 75,000 and 50.000 do at 5.13:t and 200,000 do ,t -. Bank francs -, commercial 5.14,i'a. 5.13'i. SIGHT SALES-$40,o0o. $10,000. $35,000 and so. ,000 bank and bankers' at ',. ani $20,000 comt mercial at 7-16 - centdiscount. The banks are checking at 'a - cent discount. Bankers' and commercial sight 7-16@. "t :entdiscount. %. STOCKS AND BONDS. The following are the weekly quotations of the Crescent City Open Stock Board: BhNKS. Bid. Asked. Canal, p v 100..... ............ 101 102', Citizen's, p v 100.. ........ 82 Citizens' Savings, p v 100.......... - Germania National, p io 00.... -.. 115 120 Hibernia National .........-....... 85. Lafayette, v ................ 14 17 Louisiana Savings ................ - Louisiana National, p v 100- ....... 10 1l10 Mechanics and Traders' p v 20.. 9 10 Metropolitan Loan and Savings.p v 100..... .......... ......... ... 9 Mutual National. v 100.......... -- 90 New Orleans National. p v 10o.... so People's, pv 50 ..................... 441 45 Southern, p v 50 .................. "v' State National. p v 100 .......... 70 715 Union National, p v 10............ 80o Workingmen's. p v 25 .......... 171 181 xIURANCE COMPANIES. Crescent Mutual, D v100........... 75 78. ' Factors and Traders', D v 100..... 99 100 Piremens'. Iv v.e.................. 49 Geras.nia i0 .....--V.. 6R-- s - beOrnia, l ................... 79 - La ayett.e, p v 50 .. . ............... 2 b_ Now Orleans Ins. A1s'n, p v 30.... V 7'z' " N. O. Ins. Company, pv rn....... 39', 40o'2 People's Ins. Ciompany. p v 2 .-. -14' 15 N Sun Muitual, p v 100 ............. 11 13 TeO tonia, p v 10 ..... .... Union. V v lO0 ................ ".) cITY RAILRO.ADS. Carrollton, p v ................. 1. - N Crescent City, 1 V v .1 .......... 141 - 1 CanOil and (ibijiporn'. D v rno . N 2 E Now OreIanII City. p V 1(18). 14114 - O rlea n , p v 5 25.. . t. U arlo t t ,t. p v s ........ 75' 77' MIA('iELLANEOUIR. Bloinville Oil Works Co., p v 1(10 - Crsceitl City )Oil Co ...........i 11 11 (lresoent City C Slaghter-Hl i.se Coiimpany. o v ........ 0' 12 Carondelet Canal anlld Nay. CO.. A Im. Ionlded Warehouse, i v ti4 . V 1c JolT. City ( tas Light Ci., p v I ..i Louisiana loo Manufacturing Co.. S v ............ ....... 1 Louisiana Leveo Co.. iprofrred 1 24' 1 40 La. State Lottery Co., p v iN . -- 4o Louisia.na Oil Company, v 108) 95 1I1i Loulisana (Cotton I in Comtany - L oVe Stram C( otton Pr=s' . p V 14(0 4 33 Lalnma' Fireless Engine Co., p v 11)0 .. ......... 1 3l 51 N. O). Gas Light Co., p V l ...... 104 114, Odd Fellows' Hall Aosoeintlon.. - Sugar Stied Company. p V 60 . 71,0 8 St. Chairl I Hotel Company --- - Storn's For. lndt ('heir. Man. (o - V arietios Thceatro Associatt.in ..i '0 liONI)S. State Conol .... .... R'. Ra1 ('ifv Proiniltim Bind.s ....... ..'- 3.1~ City lonsolidated ]lonnl ......... 39 4s 4 City Waterworks Bonds . . - City Wharf ,Bonds rui 4o t Canal and Claiborno street I. It. mlorlt.a.n . .... 75 91 llag hter-HoulRs. r .in'gag ..go .. Ili Jeoferson ,ity (ins Co.. lmlrtlgage Jackson B. It. 1st mortgage. . 105 Jaekson It. 1t. 2d mortigage onu Dr ins ............. . .......... 112', i'. Jaulksun It. It. 211 mortgagK debt 74; Jrll'ksonll . It. ConllaOillltle gold. 27 Miss. Contral It. 1I. iot lortgago- - Miss. Central It. It. 2( mortgag. - - M iss. Cent ral R. I. Con. goild - Ht. Charles Hlntel mortgage . - ('ERTIFI(CATKRi AND WAIIRRANTS. City Scrip, 1574. .. ...... . . ...·21· City rip, 1875 . .... 44 46 (ity SH ril , 1 76 70 ....... ... ... ... 31' Half pai(d Coupons .. .. .... :4 Lgislative Warranlts, 1477 . 1.4.. 97 99 POII1'E CERTIFICATE.R. Oetobor, 1874.................... 241 11 November. 1874 ... ............. 24 311 Dicenm ber, 1874 ..... ............... 2 Ii Novoelmber, 1476 .. ........... .1;7 (R DUncmber, 1875 ... ...........6... 7 fi October. 1176 -.................. November, 14876 ........ . ..... 42 48 SCHOOL CERTIFII(ATER. October, 1874 .... ........... .... 2 29 November. 1874.............. ..... 2 29 DIecember. 1874 ............... ... 2 29 Oct ober. 1875 ........ .. 2 29 November. 175........... . 241 29 De,.rnbor, 1875 ........... ..... 211 29 O ctober, 187 . . .... ............... 4:1 47 Novem ber, 176............ ...... 25 294 Dou ember, 1870 .................... 25 24 NEW ORLEANS STOCK EXOHANOE SALES. BEFORE FIR1ST C'ALL. ¢2%1.n4 4tatin Consoln s a oi ....... . 41',, RSCOND CAL,. 12 M. 20.10011 lt o ll Co sol ...... ..... ........ r51, .5i Premium Binds.... ............. 31. BETWEEN SECOND ANTD THIRDli CALLS. 2o0 hares Stato National ll lUnk ...... 70' 1.o1lo State Consol ................. 1se d(o 85', 5, 111 . .1 .. ...... 4 81 f,(Yll d8 MD s TIInTD CALL, 2 P. M. 44ln1 Preolimims Bionlds ............ 3.6' 1,10., do (B. to drawing) ... 37 AFTER THIRD CALL. In shares N. . (O. asllght Company - 1Il4' CRESCENT CITY OPEN STOCK BOARD SALEB. AT FIRST CALL, 10 A. M. S$1n.,0)oPremium Bonds .... ............ 3.,. BETWEEN FIRST AND SECOND CALLtS. S40,00011 Premium Bonds ............. 3n I 1l0.K)0 do do .............. ...1. I .NIus do do 3............. t 15.150 State Consol ......... ... .- ....... 85 AT SECOND CALL, 12 M. t ro10 State Consols ........ ...... `....... 5' BIETWEEN RECOND AND THIRD CALLS. lOIIN) Prem ill BI nds ............... . :. '10,000 do do ..... ..... :11 rI0( diio do ( ellr' 30) .. 3 '. 2 10.,)0 State Consols (Huller o1. with o, ion11) ....... ..... 851 241.0,1x0 State Consols 9 ................ 1 S2 ,11O11 do .' ; 2420,.414 Premium Bonds HS. to drawing) . 304', [By Telegraph.] l NEw Yo.RE, Dr,. 11-Wall st ret.-Money closed f at D pelr tent. Exchange higher at 4142 ')(49411. i (4old elo.pd at lo. (iovernments closed steady: ea urreolyv si4x1. 120. Pacfclc. itailroad hbonud closed San rfollows: Union firsts 107iori1',ll: land grants y lo0.lo31d;: sinking fudns 952,'95'8: Centrals I 107(i41o8. In State honds Tonness"ns old ald vaneeId to 43: Loulsianla ontiols fI'll off i)to 4r5.. a and District of Columbia 3-65'6s sold at 75k4751,. COMMERCIAL. OFFICE NEW ORLEANS DEMOCRAT. Tuesday Evening, l)ec. 11. 1877. GENERAL REMARKS-The news from the si-at of war in Soutlheastern Europe is evidently having its effect on the cotton market. In New York to-day "spots" declined 1-1re and futures dropped at least seven to ten points. Liver pool advices represented the market as firm and that of Havre was dull. the news being eon sidered generally as unfavorable. The market closed here at a decline of ' ýe on yesterday's quotations. Sales 5,3,s0 bales. In sugar prices are steady in cholce gra(lds. Receipts 1676 hhds; sales 1332 hhds. The receipts of molasses footed up 5395 bbls: sales 4835 bbls. Market quiet and a shade easier on low grades. In-coffee the marlket is firm and the demand good ; sales 60) bags. The prices which flour of different grades is bringing idicate a steady market in that article: sales 2400 bbls. There is a steady demand for mess pork, but only for small lots, holders asking $13 25 6 bbl. The market can be represented as easy at $13 f bbl. dealers selling at $13 75 to $14. Dry salt meats being scarce the market was firm. 30,000 lb, in lots. were sold at 5' 4 Itlb COTTON-As was to be expected the war news was the subiect of very general conversation in the markets, and its influence was apparent in the depression of prices. Under the same in fluence spots declined at New York 1-16c, and futures dropped down 7 to 10 points. Liverpool, however, was firm and Havre dull. Altogether the advices were regarded as unfavorable, and theobears made large demands in consequence, larger indeed than sellers were willing to grant. andthe break stopped at a decline of ', on yesterdays prices, the market closing easy, with 5850 as the footing of the day's sales. The official quotations of the Cotton Exchange were as follows: TO-DAY. YESTERDAY. Low Ordinary .............. 8 Ordinary ....................- '. 9, Good Ordinary ............. o 0 10 Low Middling .............. -- 10- -0. M iddling ................... 11 11' Good Middling...-....... 11 117 Middling Fair ...... .. . 12 12l1 Sales to-day 5s1o bales. Market easy. COTTON STATEMENT. In store and on shipboard Sept. 1, 1877.....21.356 Gross receipts since yesterday.. 12,182 Gross receipts previously .... ...3. 0,690-- 592,872 Total supply.............. ........ 614,228 Exported to-day ................. 9,614 Exported previously.... ... ..349,30- 358.918 Total stocks this day................... 255,310 Total stock this day last year........ . .. 277,68 The exports to-day were to Liverpool 560s bales, to Genoa 3504 bales and to Rotterdam 500 bales. N-t receipts since yesterday ............... 11.081 Receipts from other ports .................. 1,101 Net receipts last Tuesday..- . . . . . . . 6.0:6 Net re-eipts this day last year ............. 9,88 Net receipts since Friday. ..... .... .. 35,930 Net receipts same time last week..........- 25,330 Net receipts same time last year-.......... 30,3se Net receipts since September 1 ...-.......482.780 Net receipts same time last year. .........521.292 Cotton on shipboard as per account of the Cotton Exchange. as follows: Liverpool 46,297 bales. Havre 49.888, Bremen 11,155, Mediterranean 4244. North Sea , Spain - Mexico -, coaatwise 2243 " l 129393 bslbs Thistak the eiwe at noon. as nt ie. x cIa hii-ao noon to'day as given in telegrame to the cotton @ Exehanrge were 35.940 bales, against 27,179 bales last Tuesday, s8,864 bales last year, and 30,672 C bales the year before. The movement at ports for four days up to noon to-day is given below: 1 Received Same time 4ame time s Since Friday. last week. last year. 4 New Orleans ... 35,930 21.330 2:.3so Galveston ...... 13.,1776 111.57 11,022 Mobile ........... 12,285 12.250 10.I99 Havannlh........ 15,240 15,110 12,514 4 Charli eston ...... 12419 11.592 12.099 WVilmington ..... 4,289 5.117 2 305 Norfolk.......... 6.709 2,712 1.417 r Jialtimore 174 25H '299 New York ...... 2,457 3,276 ::.57:1 Philadlelphia .... R;:1 4219 180 7 Boston ..........:1, 2,524 :3,41 -- -- -. Total .... ...101.599 49.2619 9111,557 Reenipts at ports since September 1....1.70.,213 a ReceiptLs sIrn time last year .............2.1011,017 leceipts same time year before.......... 1,791.591 The exports from all United Statet' ports, con solidated ars per tilegrams to the Cotton Ex- - chllnllge, for the four days lihave' hen as follows: G. B. France. Crot. Clhan. Stoeks. Ti's week.. 41,59:I 10.1374 13:12 .... 737,93:1 Last week - 34,3:10 8,21 9,462 .... 704,985 Tills week last year.. R5,.,004 1,5313 9.4058 4.88 9037,161 OCEAN FREIGHTf-Are quoted as follows: By steam - Cotton to Liverrpool 9-16d; to Revel -d; to Bremen '01; to lioston Provi dence, Fall Iliver, Philadnlorhi and Baltimore. n via New York :e.; to New York 4ic; grain to t Liverpool lo0t1. Ily sail - Cotton to Liverpool 7:1614: to Ha'vre 4"i: to Bremen 15-16?; to Genoa le: grain to the Con' inent l01fbl40 .(i. O()ne small vessel was taken up yesterday for llavrn at .29-3210, cotton. Rlates slteady. tte.',m rates to Nort hernlpo+rts have adlvanced to $2 2,5 for mnolilss+l s anti $7 V hhd for suaar for New York. HU(IAlt--Ie''eltpts 1476 hhds. Hnles 1:1:12 hhds. The imn-prt4ovement in thi ree iptl stimrnlllatod thei4 market, 1ind ori)e srull'e rather stoadiy on vihol4 4 grades. We quote: I)nferior a:00n40; com mol, to goodl common l 4',(25', : fair to good fair 5'464106, , fully fair (t1 ': lprim , 7e; t4,ri4tly Cri4nl14 714 ; gray clarllpfId 4; trh7 t 1 yellow e'larilled4, tas in qunlity. 7%5471'4; off whit'es. 0(0od o hoi'e, 8048',,'; white 'lhritlled 8', tIOLAIHEH- Ileo'ldp.s 5:415 il-. Sales 48:15 1ils. Marke qullit it thl high gradmles and ia little ensier in t.h1 lower lEra.Iti. DImand good. WeV quote: (Common 24425 '; fair 2041291'; prince 324 34" " stritIly prism ":347" :.7 ; 'choiole 41', 12. FLLUIL-Was in good request to-day, andl atou)lt 24.00 h1is sold at pri+e)s showing the mar ket to bt( steadiy tit our lquotationsll. Hale;l-son at 15 12 : 5r at $5 50; 1 41) at $5 75:; 5 lit $5 87 ',; 50 11 and 25 at, 1;1: 1N; tat t6 50o; 75 at $6 75 ; 25 at Se, 7 ',: 150 at $7; lI0 half bbls at $3 75; 7404 o4n private termis. We quote fine to superfine at $484 25: single extra $4 25'84 50; lioubllti' 4extra 34 54r004 75; treble exiraIs. low to 'l(hoie, $s5i4t5 75: choice extras $64@6 251; iany c'hoien $6 5i)07 4 bbl. Dealers and grocers obtain 500 above these prices. C))IN MEAL-A moderate business was done in meal to-day, at tihe average prle of $2 45 F hhl. We quote the market quit anti easy at $2 440@2 50 o bbl, dealeros selling at $2 75 F bbl. Holos--25, 25.50, 5, 1 0). 110o and 14 htbbls at $2 45. CIIEAM AND) PEARL MEAL-Ttere is about the usual supDply, and the market is quiet an steady t and tIsteady ito$3 40(a.so 04 bbl. Demand light. 0'0ORiN FLOUR--Is quoted at $3 75·R44, .as in quality. Local demand small, and this artillo is chinfly srold for export. (Otl'l'S - -Dmand stt.adlv and fair. prices ruling elasy int lots at $3 400t3 s5 4 bbll; dealers jobbing at s3 65(4.3: 75 ' bbl. IRYE FIOUIT-There is a moderate supprly, ibut (quite equal to the demandat, lit 1S4 25,r44 50 A lhbl. P1'(14K-There is a fair and steady demand for mess in sm11ll lots, hold4ers asking $13 25 on job hing saHI's. We quote the market dull and 1'asy on roulnd lots at $13. d4.alers still selling at $13 75 tl14. balmo-1-01 hils yestertday 4.t $13. DIIY SAAIT MEAT-Owing to searity, dry salt shoulders were+ firmer t o-dfay, a receiver I being able to s"ll a lot of ( o4. ,41s l1 loose, in lo0ta. atl 5',. We quote1 the marke4t firm at 5,1@45'r' for Phoulders loose4, nnd 5 al4 c5e' t4c;n44Rd. D)eal ers job 1shoulders at A 4t 5 i','. lose andl packed. hAICON-Quotationll of this commo'lity are strictly nominal. The demand is small and the:re is very little do1insg eox.et In a small job hing w',y. We quote( shoulders qul1iet, easy and I',n4innal at, 6 '.oe. clear rib sides at 87e, and elfo r sildes 91. D)ealrs obtain an advanon of ..oi'Y on tltes prices. Sales-22 d'asks clea~1 rib sides, new, on Drivate terms. LARD-Dem und light and market dull and emay. Refinoed lard is nominal. packers' prim)e st'nam fH' (4s')c and kettle+ rendered a',(9'4(.c. Deoalers so4ll at an atlvance of 0'4L. 01on these price++. Hales-30 tierces packers' leaf at 854!,. HAMS-Quiet. easy and unchanged, with a moderate but steady demand In tihe local trade. We quote un1anvased and plain canvased 104O.111 o' andt ch'lO' sugar eure(d 134r l14'1(', dealers getting L'2lc9 advance on these prices. BREAKFAST BACON-Q-uiiet and st4eady at 9-,0.10or in a wholesale way, dealers jobbing lat 104 til(/11". PACKERS' HOG PRODUCTS-Dealers are selling on orders in the+ job trade at $7 75 V half hIbl for pig pork, $12 3" ht,l for prime mess pork $10 for primen pork, and $11 50 for rump pork. Pligs feet are selling at 3$22 25 6 keg. Hamr sausages are dill and quoted at 411 t,', f tht. Family pork Is jobbing at $13 50 3 hbl. d 'ickled pigs' tongues are quoted at 79S42c ap4iece. Pic'kled heads are offering at $10411 '$l tlrere, and jowls at $9 50t40O9 3 barrel. .o logna o lsausagIl 7 '4471 o. Hpare ribs $7r')9. WHfINSKY-Is dull and easy, city make selling It 1t $1 1l 04. and good to c4hoie West.ern at $I- 1 o5il 08 ~ gallon. C( )ON--Htoeady with large sales. Slalns--0,o0 white at 5rc: 1040 do at 5se: 50'1 do at 6ie; 1401( and 5400 yellow at 56ro, ' tllshel. OATH--Ar" in light request and firm. 150 bags Goaina sold at. 40'4 4r h011ash1l. BitRAN-Dull and easy. 200 hags sold at M04e ' ewt. HAY--In fair demanl. Hales--loe 1t4a le choice at 0in "' ton. y (CO)'FEE - Market firm and demand firm. w Halo4s ;4411 bags. 4H QUOTATIONS FOPr. COLD. ra rgo4r. J)ob TIots. Pri.me ................... 19... j19', 19 '. 4a020 (4d................... . . .144o41a1 19) t 'IH lg - 1Fair ........ t ('41a0'. 1o '%@I 11') t Orldinary................. 1 a·017' 7 55 (17'4 ' TOhACCO-Market )lnit. The stock on sale is 40ati mat4+d alt 2900 hhds. QUOTATIONS. Inferior lug ........... .............. 3 L ow lug ................. .............. 3 3 M edium .................................. 4 @ 40 Good to fine .............................. 4%@ 5V4 L ow leaf ................................. 5 @ M edium ..................... ............ 7 8 G o ...................................... 9 o10 F ine .. ........... .........................11 @ 11 Sole ct.,io s . ........ ...... ...... .... 12 @ 12 BiUTTER-Am ple stock and demand fair. We quote Now York creamery, fine. ..o 1c; New York dairy 180(27C. as in quality; Western repacked 9(a17.T as in qualiti. CHEESE-Stock and demkld light. New York cream 15l15'Kc, Western factory 12@13c, as in quality. STAIBcH-In good demand at 3s6e in lots; jobbing at 3¾%(4c F lb. WOOL-More stocks offering than there is de mand. and it is held above the views of buyers, Burry is quoted at 1l(a12c, Louisiana clear 26%c. clear lake 27%5 29, ' lb. HIDES-Supply fair and market quiet; coun try green 8@8%c, dry salted 13(a)13%c, dry flint 14(01150. TALLOW-Scarce. Citysc: country 7c bt. SALT-Stock light with a good demand. Since our last report one cargo, all coarse, sold at 72%c per sack, afloat, and one to arrive on pri vate terms. We quote cargo price at 70To75c, ac cording to filling. Dealers are selling from warehouse at 75(s0c for coarse, 95c@.tl for fine, as in quality and quantity. Turks Island neg lected; held nominally at 32c 1 bushel. Table salt in pookets 1% 73%c each. as in size. POULTRY-Old chickens $544 50. young $2@ 3: ducks $3: geese $6: turkeys $10 ' dozen. EGGS-Western 26@28c; Louisiana .30@3ae dozen. RICE-Is in moderate supply. No. 2 3'.fl3%e, common 4(.4144, ordinary 4:.a14 ,c. fair 4%ae5%, good 5 I ', prime 56S0,6, choinic 64c 5 lb. BULK CORN -None offering, and the market Is nominal y 553¢c ? busidl. WHEAT-None here, and nominally at $1 o30 1 35 $ bushel for winter, and $1 20l1 25 for ECULENTS--Potatoes are selling at $1 so4 1 75; onions at $1 7542 25; apples at $1 75@4 f bbl ; cabbages at $6s's 100. and $175@2 ' crate. BAGGING--4teady at 12 %c in round lots; re tailing at 120@130. Baling twine at 13 e in round lots; retailing at 14c. Domestic Markets. NEw YORK, Dec. 11, 11 a. m.-Coffee quiet and firm; sales--l000 Halley. here; 2000 Leland, at New Orleans; 1100 Frances. June, at Baltimore; 400 Maracaibo and 600 Savanilla, here. p. t. Sugar firm; sales-1800 hhds, 3600 bags. Refined sugar firm; standard A 9%, granulated 98, off A 9., cut loaf 9%. Linseed oil 59~60. 3 p. m.-Coffee firm. Sugar steady. Refined sugar firm. ~HICAoo. Dec. 11.-The market opened with wheat unsettled and irregular--1 09@1 09,o for January. Corn unsettled-offered at 41% Jan nary. Fork easier at$1 January: $12 15@121734 February. Lard-sales at 7.95 February. Af terwardwheat recovered to $1 036@1 o09% Jan u ary; andcor r 42%f423 January, 4%&Fa% n ion Stoek Yasrs-Hogs--offi.. al reaeeipt >inlaeI tdo-d®T A9,O0 market + ' .ar Ies at $4 10' W ý f ka -ti1 @4 , 2 for light, and $ 1 140 fo" r h4vo g "rades. 1:30 Dp m., mrniný Cll--Pork gteedy; $11 9g. 611 9s January, $12 O@12 12 February, Lard auiet' 7.8a23@7586 January, firstname.lastname@example.org, February. Wheat unsettled;: 1 o(sA@ o cash, at 109'@ 1 09', January, $1 1o.l41 10i February. Corn steady; 48.i(a43a, cash or December, 42 January, 431"(&1431 May. 8:30 p. m., (lose. - Wheat unsettled; $1 os cash, 8t o048'1 08', January, $1 o9', February. Corn unsettled ; 427 c(ash or December. 41'.@. 41 January. 43; May. Pork unsettled; $1 9o'ii 11 92.% January. $12 07'.,4_ 12 10 February. Lard unsettled; 7.80(a7,82"i January, 7.90o 7.92' Feb ruary. CINCINNATI, Dec. 11.-l'ork easy at $t2. Bacon -hams, 11(1@12; shoulders. ,(e 'i c:lear rib. 73497' ; clear Rides, 9r0.41, Green meats shoulders, 4'; ; clear rib, r;; olear Ride., 1%. Lard--current make, 7.95; prime winter, 5'10 04. Hogs-market quiet ; pri ".' rather eailer at$: ,500u4 40: rHeelpts to-day., 18.:0. Whisky. $1 05. HT. LOUIs, Dec. 11.-Wheat--No. 2 red, no sales ; No. 8 red opened at $1 21 and closed at $1 2414 January; opened at $1 23 and closed at St 22 cash. Corn strong. 47 cashi; 4';(d'@46(. December; 43t243% January. Oat--27' December or ea.ch. I'ork-small lots $1122 15. iult meats-sholll ders 4., cleat ribs;. l.ear sideat;d . Baoen, loose, nothing coing. Lard nominal and weak. Foreign Markets. LIVERPOOL. 1)e., 11, 12:15 p. m.--Cotton firm: Middling Uplands 6 9-1;t; Middling Orleans 641d. Salea 0lor(4 hbales, 11Nt of-which were for export and speculation. 1:45 p. m.-Flour iunchanged at 2o. Wheat stronger: spring Id better, at 1i, .(CI i nIs 2d California club id bettnr on the inside but un changed on the outside figure, at 12is ltta413s 2d ; do average Id higher on the range, at 125 5t,(( 12s li11. Corn a:d higher, and frmn at :,e0. Can ada penas unchanged at ;s (ad. 2:80 p. mn.-Wheat-Western spring No. 2 to No. 1 lts 4dt1ls 21: W' stern winter po. 2 to No. S11t aills td. Corn-New 'Is, nrda(29s d. Pork Prime Westorn mess easier at t5as. Bacon-long lenar middles 3 a short clar 37l 6id. Tallow good to fair 4tp0. breadstutffs firm. t3 p. in.-WhePt firm : red winter id higher on the inside price at. lis atlls (id ; Western winter unchanged at 11s 6d. Ch.res,--A rmerican choi'e steady at 6ls. Beef-India mess 25 lower at. 944: extra do sttadly at l1:tI. Pork--prime Eastern ma'ss 1 lower at 67s: Western is off at 5ts. Bacon-Cumhbrland 'iut ,ad lower at 381: short rib dull at 40s; long cltear unchanged at. ,17a: short c;, lower at t:7 l;. Hlamst dull; long cut 43. Shoulders tquiet at 33R5;d. Lard--prime Western steady at 43:. Lard oil dull at47R. Tal hloW dull: primre city 4ts. T'tlr.enti te sttaldy at 278 61. Reflined petroleum steady andti un changed at 118s d. 5:30 p. rn.-Bacon-lshort clear ad off at 37s. LONDON, Dec. 11. 2 p. m.--i'l.lr unchanged at 291. Wheat firm and unchanged ; cargoes, off coast, Chicago spring 51L 94'd52; red wi n'er uln changed at 55s ,id; Calilfornia club i;2S; to ar rire unchanged-California club 594 l dttIls5; Chicago 51t: arrivals for orders light. Corn steady anti unchanged at 3tts 9 for cargoes off coast, and 30s to arrive; arrivals for orders are light. 3:30 p. m.-Wheat and corn off coast extreme. ' notations unchanged. Wheat to arrive stiff. Cargoes of corn off coast a sh.ade higher. Ocean Freights. [By Telegraph.] New YoRx. Dec. 11.-Oean freights were quiet and generally unchanged in rates, with less stuff offered as a rul.e as the grain market was at a standstill. PARIS FASHIONS. Ime. JULIE LaB. FISHER, hamk P re h Miinry! Parlors at the Tirner Mansion, 18 ...........CANAL STREET........... 188 Begs to inform her lady friends and the publle generally that she has on hand one of the most beautiful and complete selections of Parisian styles and fashions in BONNETS, HATS, FEATHERS, FIOWERS, SHAWLS, Etc. In her DRESSMAKING DEPARTMENT she has employed the best Parisian Artiste, and she will be pleased if the ladies will call at her Parlors. 188 CANAL STREET. Mme. Julie LaB. Fisher. on,19 tf FRENCH MILLINERY, Berlin Zephyr Worsted, -AND DRESSMAKING. Xmeae. R:oss, Roey1aoir, No. 9 Chartres Street, Near Canal, Begs to inform her patrens, and the ladlies in general, that the BEAUTIFUL STOCK OF MILLINERY selected by her in the North, and received di I rect from prominent Parisian houses, is now in store, and compris.s all the newest shapes in Felt. Chips. Straws and Velvets, trimmed in the leading styl(, and at lower prices than anyother house in this city. Her stock of Berlin Zephyr Slipper Patterns, Java Canvas. Mottoes, etc., is varied and corn TplteHE DRESSMAKING DEPARTMENT will be opened October 15, by Mrs. M. MARSH. well known in this community as one of the most competent in this line of business. Orders filled at short notice; perfect fit and entire satisfaction guaranteed. ociC 3m How a "Diebold" Safe Stood the Test In the Recent Fire at Edwards' Depot, Miss. W. W. CLARK, JNO. W. NORRIS, President. D. Vice President. SD. TYLER, iecrctary and T-raurer, ANOTHER SOUTHERN TESTIMONIAL FOR THE Die ld Cul 1yLoci 9, A. ROY, Agent. ONE MORE VICTORY SCORED. READI READ? tEnwARns' DEPOT October 15, 1877. Dear Sir-The No. 7 DIEBOLD SAFE. ,ur Schased some time since. went through the large t conflagration and remained FORTY-EIGHT HOURS in the burning ruins. The iron on the sides and front was very much bulged out. Considering the extreme heat to which it had been subjected, we feared greatly for its con tents; but judge of our joy and surprise when, on opening it we found all our books and papers in good condition. S. D. CURRIE & CO. The above is a sample of the testimonials being daily received from all parts of the coun trA large assortment of these celebrated safes always on hand, at prices as low as first-class t work can be made. Write for estimates, etc. NEW ORLEANS BRANCH DIEBOLD SAFE AND LOCK CO., 27 Canal Street, A. RLOY, Agent. nolo lm THOS. HUNTON, d ATTORNEY AT LAW, Has removed his office to No. 52 Camp street, If Over the Bun Mutual Insurance Company dnot 3m h PHILIP HIRSCH, r C OO ES 1R, o, 4, 6 54m m and 6o North Peter street, `- Manufactory--orner St. Louis sand Mirostrees, New Orleans. rea Poles also new Sar Hogs Molasses a Brre ,sals Bcheoide reen Hd sd ar. at Pries moderat, attsf eong guaruteed a sel rme d-w re eel , d SOL LION, M. DUmitIuI. SOL LION & CO., 112 Baronne Street. Friends, Ladies, Gentlemen and Children, We respectfully invite you to the opening of our beautiful and well-selected stock of Boots and Shoes! . Consisting of the Finest Ladies' and Children's Button Boots, Bals, Ties, Slippers, etc. Gentlemen's Fine Congress, Prince Alberts, Wire Screwed, Etc. The Latest Style of BOOTS, SHOES. BROGANS, RUSSETS. PLOW SHOES. MALAKOFFS, Eto. We guarantee satisfaction or no sale. All we ask is to give us a call. Burt's Button Boots and Laced Sho es A SPECIALTY. In the hope of giving you thorough satisfao tion, we remain, yours, truly. 80L LION & CO., 112 Baronne Street. P. 8.-We guarantee all orders filled to yor satisfaction. Boots and Shoes made to order. Country orders respectfully solicited, ocl4 e KELLEY'S ISLAND Wine Company. DRY CATAWBA, PORTE SHERRY, SWEET CATAWBA, MUSCAT, ANGELICA, OLARET, k IN WOOD AND IN GLA88, CHAMPAGNES. These Wines are better and cheaper thra foreign importations. They havebeen analyZJ~ by the experienced chemist and Professor .f 2 Chemistry in the University of Louisiana, DIyNr Joseph Jones. who pronounces them free froiia impurities, and recommends their use for mne.. dicinal purposes. SHROPSIIIRE & CO., 18 SOUTH PETERS S T,. noll SOLE SOUTHERN AGENT, GREAT REDUCTION IN PRICE OF LEA & PERRINS' CELEBRATED PRON(UNCED) BY EXTRACT of a LTTmB from ;l CONNOIUSEURB 4 MEDICAL G(N MAN AT MADEad To BE THE his brother Wolancsfw. a, "ONLY OO Tell 11A r SAUCE, " that their highly esteeG And auplicablet oinia, ith EVERY VARIETY t0 he most s ome Imauoe t µ D151I, made,". WORCESTERSHIRE SAU Thus Giving the Consuwer Net the Best, butthe Most Eoenonad cal SAUCE. Hignatur6 on every bottle. JOHN DUNCAN'S sONS, 29 Murray street and 1 Union Square, n n l Tuly NEW YORK. THE NEW AMERICAN SEWING MACHINE COMPANY Having inst opened a salesroom with a st,,ck of the latest improved machines at 1a1 Canal street, we cordially Invite the ladies and the publt generally to call and examine the assortm This machine has all the LATEST I MENTSH and is a marvel of M ICHANISM PLICITY and DURABILITY. It runs makes very little noise, has more space un the arm and is the EASIEST LEARNED of a$ machine in the world. Its Needles are SELF-BETTING and the of1 SELF-THREADING SHUTTLE in use. We guarantee it the Best and Cheapest Maelhei in the market. Office and salesroom 1i1 Canal street. D. A. KENION, Manager. Agents Wanted. n023 im Agent for New Or lesa IMPORTANT NOTIOf To Parties Aflleted with Chrsale eases, Declared to be Incurable. All cases abandoned by the physicians will given GRATUITOUS CONSULTATIONS. The rich man will pay his money only after having been cured, and the poor man Il treated. attended to and cured for nothing, by I). .3. BEAU, - Chemist and Professor of Phre from Paris, Who can he seen every day from 8 o'clock In t morning to 4 o'clock in the evening, at No. 43 BOURBON STREET. The success which he has obtained by mi of his fortifying and invigoratingremedies. by attending personally to patients, is known. He has cured, and is ready to prove, the towns bordering upon the Missfla many persons abandoned by physiecans confined to their beds for many years. ladies, as well as gentlemen, have, un cars.e, recovered health and the freshnt . youth. His new system of treatment is uneq .sovereign in all cases of apparent a " rheumatism, dyspepsia. neuralgia, he Gs. general debility, leucorrhea, stric., of the womb, fever, diseasesof thee ness of the stomach persistent a syphilitic action, and all these e which, in the Southern climate ' parties and bring them down MiWOle4 gradual and excruciating ao i r N. B.-Bis treatment exc that have for a basis arsenicle b. ..-; Ine, which usually ease the weakening of all the o04 _ patient in a state of prost m PredL riously upon all his fair giving hmun a disease _ Phrenological scien }TO pointing out the sy diseases and disco ence. It takes its study, It does not _. by the light of its lD STA going. $5; at o t JAR fO r om nalmassreet ASES AND cHILDEB 1p ATTTE( SHOES. s8rs s-