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Jenraal f tw s er l geujudam Jonral ofd us City f New Orleans. 060e, 109 Grave Stra..t. .O.GORO W. DVPRE £ CO., PBoPRIETOBS. 3EOG3E W. DUPRE, lI, ABBENY, JOHN AUGUSTIN, ALBERT 0. JANIN. BRA 7I8 OF HUBSOtBIPTION. Th. Dally Demorat. ear..... ............. . 1®.. e e tre Monts ................... 5a tO Month....................... 00 ayable In Advance. The Weklrly Democrat. Weekly Democrat, a large elght-p.age will be furnished to subscribers at thoe rate.: ear ......................... O ............... s. ,E ,,on 8 ....E,................ Elo 1:Payable Indvance o OSL"EAUx, DECUsnDK 1s, 1501. *' more in a name than Jullel Children ornamented with suct titles as Henry Clay and Willlarr to graduate into politicians proof of the power in names is the of a little town in Marion county, y. This village had big ideas, great and go-a-headitiveness and expected into the metropolis of Kentucky, therefore, named Chioago. But, lst week the Kentucky Chicago was by an awful conflagration and burned ground. ' A mass meeting of the citl _As now talked of to repudiate this un ltpellation. The town wishes to be re by some other and safer title. Jd St. Johns do? who witnessed that beautiful c.los enon the other night, the uocculta Venus, scarcely believed that this oc which took place millions of miles Soin this world, could possibly affect ; yet this it appears to have done rdinary manner. The moon, or the crescent, is, as everybody knows, lsry saint, patron and protector of metan church. It figures in their their stories, and their traditions; on their Ilags, and is believed to eabodiment of Islamism itself. Pur Waning of the moon the Turks will »re out to fight, and an eclipse is re by them as presaging some terrible and national catastrophe. ~ ometan standard is a crescent, one moon, with a bright star just be the two horns. This was the exact witnessed by every one in the heavens .S[turday. On that night the heavens were ornamented with a perfect flcent emblem of the Ottoman STo an oriental and superstitious attach great significance to oeles symbols and tokens, this wonderful 7 display was, of course, an omen.of portance. It was generally predict Wl'hen the rude soldiers of Osman **w this symbol of their religion in the y would, like Constantine when that Vlsion of the celestial cross appeared 'egard it as a signal of victory, and in a desperate sortie from Plovna. proved to be indeed the case. On the this phenomenon the last great sortie was made. But alas I the false proved a traitor to the cause of the symbol, a token of defeat, not of Ten thousands Turks were left dead ield, their heroic commander fatally and the hope of Islam broken. To ts of planets sixty millions of way the wild sortie from Plevna, the t of the Turks, the loss of this Bul and the fall of Turkey, are all y owing. t Hayes in his message suggested of a great "National University." "the system of public education in y should be crowned with a uni in all reepects in keeping with the na ital." This idea is by no means a It was brought out and discussed Grant's regime much more forcibly tis now. Grant, we believe, favored e; Congress leaned that way-it days of big subsidies, steals, etc. looked as if the National Uini d succeed, until some one thought Seing the presidents and professors qlous colleges on the subject, when owed very conclusively that the was chimerical, absurd, and would Immense injury to the cause of edu ' The whole matter was shown up so y in its true light that the idea er abandoned by its advocates , when President Hayes calls it the many dead and forgotten prevailed in Grant's time. -ner has been an argument de favor of this "grand national col its grandness. This is a big to big ideas, much bigger the country itself, and ought college. This is all that i~ favor of the National Uni ehave already a large number of of established reputation. be created by act of Con grow up, and it takes many SA college created by Con and officials were of Congress or the Presi Could i become a mere political 6, and tDto the level of the New The squabble over prof thatwouldoertainly would grde the ause of in this oo the low level of SThere 7! probability that eltasme will out. It is too 'a oppoeition to bIb opinion; Con nasrtolerate 'eb, president New York was intervi this sub think that the t favors eas a iatonal eh l csagee aseems h, her the of a t wth p wer to de- a - it Vildi r - fl bse emapowead to ceaser degree" 0bat weol be worth having. The inequality ia the ohomhlpaip nece sary for degrees in this country has often been noticed. The University of Virginia seldom graduates over three Masters of Arts each year; whereas some Northern or West ern colleges, with the same number of stu dents, will turn out a hundred graduates with the same degrees at one session; that is, the scholarship necessary to obtain this de gree at Charlottesville is thirty times as great as that necessary to become an A. M. at Dartmouth; yet the graduates of both col lges bear the same degrees, and a great ma jority of the people are unable to distinguish between them. If the President desires to carry out some plan by which degrees will be made more equal, he will, says Prof. Webb, meet with cordial approval; but, as for this monster university scheme, he might as well give it up, as it is altogether impracticable. 00NSOLIDATED BONDS AND THE OITY Whilst it is the duty of fair journalism to present the facts and legal points involved in a pending judicial proceeding, the issue of which deeply concerns the public, it is not in accord with our views of journalistic duty to l seek to influence the judicial determination. The case to which reference is now made Montgomery vs. The City, is one of great im portanoo to the public. It is of special Inter est to two classes of bondholders. The first class xepresented by the relator n includes the holders of consolidatedl onds, ° which were issued by the consolidated city in 1e 1852. The chief object of that act, which Is e, xpressed in the title, was to consolidate the it city of Now Orleans and provide for the gov government and administration of its affairs. The city of Noew Orleans had been pro viously divided into throee municipalities. d with independent governments for all other purposes save a few In which the autonomy of the old corporation had to be preserved. On the return to the old city organization in 1852, the new consolidated corporation un dertook to assume and fund all the existing obligations of the old city and of the three municipalities into a new class of bonds, to be called consolidated bonds, for which the fol lowing provision was made: s HEC. 37. Be it enacted, etc., That the debt of t the general sinking fund, commonly called the old city debt, and the debts of the Sthree municipalities, whether in the form of bonds, notes, interest coupons, cash warrants. or any other species of obligation whatever. shall be assumed and paid by the city of New Orleans. and said city is hereby declared liable . therefor, The Mayor, controller and treasurer, and the chairman of the finanoe committees ,of the two boards of the Common Council shall constitute a. commission to be called the com missioners of the consolidated debt of Now Or leans; and they shall have power to issue bonds I of the city of New Orloan-, having not more than forty years to ritn, with interest payable at suC.h pinac' a may be agreed on between said 3 commnlsslaoors awl the parties to whom the bonds are issued in semi-annual coupons, in excthange for any bonds, obligations or debts of the old corporation or of any of the munni'i palities, wheltther matured or not or to sell the new honds and auply the proceeds to the pay ment of the matured debts of the old corpora tion or of the municipalities. but to no other purpose. The bonds thus issued shall form a stock to be called the consolidated debt of New Orleans. At the time this act got s into opera lion, an exact and detailed statement of the in debt,.dness of the old corporation and of each municipality shall be filed in the office of the controller, by tile secretary of the board of liquldators and the municipal controllers ro spectively, when the commissioners of the con solidated debt shall proceed to divide the debt of the old corporation between the several mu nitipalities in proportion to the assessed value of real estate within the limits of each. according to the State assessment roll for 1851. The amount thus apportioned to each, together with its individual Indebtedness at tihe time I this act goes into operation. shall constitute the separate debt of each mulc!pality, and shall be known as the debt of Municipality No. One. No. Two. No. Three. The Common Council shall annually, in the month of Jan uary,. pass an ordinance to raise the sum of six ( hundnded thousand dollars by a special tax on real estate and slaves, to be called the consoli dated loan tax, and the rate per cent of said tax, in each municipality, shall be in proportion to the indebtedness of each. All ordinances, reso lutions or other acts passed by said Council after the first day of January in each year. shall be null and void. unless the ordinance Imposing the consolidated loan tax shall have been pre viously passed. At the end of each and every year any surplus of the consolidated loan Itax remaining in the treasury, after the payment of all the interest and the expenses of the management of said debt, shall h,' d applied to the purchase from the lowest bidder of such bonds Issued und-r this act as have the a shortest period to run; and the Common Coun- v cil shall have the right of rejecting all bids de manding more than the face of the bonds;: for which purpose, public notice shall be given by the controller in the offleial gazet'e for thirty days, inviting proposals from b; ndholders for the sale, to the city, of the bonds herein de- a scribed. From anti after the otssage of this act, no obligation or evidence of debt of any de a scription whatever, excer t thos, herein author. d Ized, shall be issued by the city of New Orleans b or under Its authority: nor shall any loan tsb contracted unless the same be authorized by a vote of a majority of the qualified voters of said it city, which shall be tiken in the manner pro scrlbed by the City Council, after ten days' pro- Y clamation by the Mayor in the newspaper st chosen by the Common Counnill: and no ordi nance creating a debt or loan shall Ice valid, . unless such ordinance shall prescribe ways and di moans for the punctual discharge at maturity of the capital borrowed or the debt Incurred: and such ordinances shall not be repealed until pu prin('ipal and interest of the capital borrowoed or the debt incurred are fully paid and dis charged." i With these extraordinary precautions and securities these new bonds, when put in the market, were eagerly bought at rates above par. They were regarded as first class secu rities, and were sought as safe investments for trust funds and for deposits by the free banks, of which there were a large number then existing. Before the war the city gov ernment never failed punctually to carry out the provisions of this section of the act of con solidation. After the war, which destroyed a large por tion of the property which was pledged for the redemption of this debt and plunged the corporation into the embarrassments in rela tion to its finances, from which it has never recovered, the provisions of the act were not promptly and regularly executed. Every administration of the city has proved itself in a condition of incapacity to meet its bonded indebtedness, its interest, and to defray the expenses of the govern ment. Each administration ran behind from a half to nearly a million of dollars of meet ing its obligations. To bridge over these balances there have been numerous of the usual shifts of corporations in such situations, such as the issue of new classes of bonds and various descriptions of paper indebtedness and the substitution of new for old bonds ant 4 the like devices of imbarrassed administra tors of political cor rations. These resorts only postponed the day of settlement or in solvency and accumulated the interest ac- I count to an enormous sum, deluged the mar ket with paper issues of the city, which de- I predated their value so as to subject the city to more than double cost in all its eontracts and expendituaes. Finally, with the incoming of the present I adm iatratlon these was to be an entire I in se tke ianamals polcy ofat the oit I tst Al ei#ia b theimad i all lftoruage of debt, and a lgdreon adhexrene to eoah transactions in all the financial ope rations of the city. 2. The reduction and limitation of the rate of taxation to 1% per cent on real and per sonal property.. To render these obligations more effective they were embodied in constitutional amend ments. 8. The funding of all bonds of the city into a new form called Premium Bonds, of the full character and operations of which, a satisfactory knowledge can only be obtained, by reading the ordinances and act of the Legislature descriptive thereof. Under the premium bond plan the city has been en abled to set aside on account of its bonded indebtedness, from its reduced revenue, not quite a fourth of the amount previously re quired to be placed to the interest account, which had advanced to the very largo sum of $1,400,(5)0. A large amount of various clnsses of bonds have been funded into these secu rities. This amount so funded exceeds eight millions. But there is one ('lass of bondholders who refuse to accept of these new bonds as a substitue for their old bondls, which were issued under the act above quoted, and who demand that their contract as expressed therein, and so r'ºcognzized by the Unitedl Stat'es Circuit Court, shall be exe cuted by the city These are the consolidated bondholders, the amount of whose claim, principal and inter est, is about four millions, three hundred thousand dollars. They refuse to fund into premium bonds and demand the fullflllment of the obligation, in the act of 1852, to set aside the amount of $;50,000 of the city's rev enue to pay the interest and principal of their debt. They aver that the subsequent issues of bonds culminating in the premium bonds are all in violation of their contract, ani, therefore, unconstitutional, and that if the city should discharge the obligations of that contract, the whole bonded indebtedness of the city would be reduced from twenty-four millions to four millions and a half. If this proposition be correct the holders of these bonds may justly claim to be the redeemors of the city instead of its exacting pursuers. They charge the city with the injustice of seeking to coerce them into placing their bonds on a level and in the same form and character of bonds in violation of the contract and many of which are tainted with fraud. These were the main issues between the city and the consolidated bondholders, which have been in litigation for some time. At last the city, "stag hunted," to use the expression of the learned City Attorney, is driven to a new plea or defense, which has certainly a strong aspect of that vice which the Administrators have declared their great desire to avoid, to wit: repudiation. Th"y set up the plea of unconstitutionality in the title of the consolidated act. which does not mention any authority in the con solidated city to issue bonds of the descrip tion of the consolidated bonds. It is admitted that this is a desperate de fense. The whole case is rested upon it. It is regarded very differently by the attorneys and the parties interested; by the city as a solid and substantial plea, and by the con solidated bondholders and their attorneys as an extremely flimsy and untenable one, and a virtual confession of the defeat of the city on all the other grounds maintained by her. Judge Billings will doubtless give a very learned decision of this plea, and from that decision there will probably be an appeal to I the United States Supreme Court. Should he decide against the plea, the mandamus will be made peremptory and the city will be r ordered to place on its budget the sum of B680,000 of the city's revenues to meet the I >bligations of the consolidated bonds. Whether that would involve an additional I ;ax or an application of that amount of the city's revenue, under the present restriction 7 )f the rate of city taxation, we are not in ormned. A GROSS INJUSTIOE. it The Natchez Democrat refers to and repro duces extracts from a very violent and unjust attack upon Gov. Nicholls and his official ad visors in a recent issue of the Vicksburg Omn r mercuhl. We have not seen the article of the v Vicksburg paper, but the grounds of the at tack, as presented in the extract before us, are substantially those: That Gov. Nicholls and his official advisers have failed to dotheir duty in prosecuting the Returning Board, because of that failure Kellogg was admitted to the Senate; months have elapsed since the indictment of the Returning Board, and as yet no steps have been taken to bring these scoundrels to justice; Gov. Nicholls has per mitted the statement to go abroad uncontra dieted that, if Wells, Anderson & Co. are con victed he would interpose the Executive pardon. For this the Governor Is denounced in the fiercest manner. The extracts conclude with this choice sample of indignant and sense less rhetoric: We know that Kellogg is to-day occupying a seat in the Senate of the Unite I States, and we know that if Gov. Nicholls and his officers had performed their duty. Wells. Anderson & (Co.. of the Returning Board. would have been in the penitentiary. With these worthies safely housed in the State prison of Louisiana. wear ing the felon's garb and performing the labor of felons,. no man is silly enough to believe that Kellogg. or any body else claiming to be chosen by a Legislature elected by these Re turnlng Board felons, could have obtained a beat In the Senmite. The thing is preposterous, and to Gov. Nicholls and his official advisers the country is indebted for this bhame. The Vicksburg Commercial is evidently ut terly ignorant of the subject upon which it based its ferocious onslaught upon Gov. Nicholls and his administration. The Grand Jury of this parish, at the last term of the Criminal Court, filed information against the members of the Returning Board for forgery, and they will, in all probability, be tried at this term of the court. There were very many reasons why these cases should not have been opened before full and ample preparation. The highest and greatest issues are at stake; the crime itself-that of forgery-is ohe of the meanest, most vulgar and cowardly, but the criminals struck at the dearest rights of the people, and attempted to overthrow the civil order of the State and poison our whole political system with fraud and illegality. What would the country have thought of the law officers of the State if they had plunged into this great case without all the testimony they knew existed and without the most cau tious preparation? The continuanoe ofthe trial was deemed tobe in the interest of justice, and we have no doubt it was The Attorney Gen eral must be permitted to exercise his judg mentn thmatter. We knowthat he is de termined that full just e shall be done, and tatas speedily -a PdseDa. Suatbei'gov iraw by p' a purpose to pardon these mdui'f uoanioted is untrue, and the bmnmercial is in error when It says it has not been contradicted. The story gained currency almost as soon as the Information against the rascals was filed, and it was contradicted by every paper in New Orleans-by the DEMO(cAT upon several oc caselons, Very properly Gov. Nicholls has taken no part in this case. The prosecution of crlil nals and the execution of the criminal laws are in the hands of the law omfloers and the courts, and we cannot see with what proprinty the Governor of the State or the other public oflfcials could attempt to nfluencen this or any other trial. The rasgals who perpetrated the IReturnlng Board crinmo are Inllcted; they are under adintlate bonds for their appearance In court, and they will be promptly tried and vig orously prisecuteil. That it will he a great triumph for fraud and riascality, and a, vindi cation of all the Ililalcal villainy that has cursed this State for years, If these men are aciquitted, is riectgnii'dl Iby everybody In Loulslana. The Attorney (IOneral (omlnpre haods this fact, and he will, no dtloubt, pro co·rl upon It. if our Vlickisburg contempiorary will turn i) the debates and proceedings in the Senate on and over the contested seats, he will disr cover how iKellogg was seatedi. 'The policy of our State administration toward the ReIturn ing IBoardl had nothing In the world to do with it. Tli partisan and unscrupulouis spirit of the R.epublican majority prnunpteit that most shamueful and damnable act. If every iemliber of the Iletiurning lioard had been in the Penitentiary, and with them those eml nent lRepubllcan Senators whio came down here to instigate and engineer the fraud, Kel logg would still have Ieen seatd., i min TO-hDA Y--FRi I ,A Y, REMNANT DAY! t Hpcial sale eof SREMNANTS OF ALL KINDH OF (;OOPS, At LehN Than Half Price. TO-MORROW-SAT'URDAY, Special sale of SII)SIiERY, HANDKERCHIEFS, TIES AND PARASOLS, At Ver) Low Prices. dol:l It M. L. BYLINE & CO. II. P'. BUCKLEY. .... ......Cam p Street....... ..... Amnerican and Foreign Watches, DIAMONDS, JEWELRY AND SILVERWARE AT ,LOWEST PRIC(ES. Spe'lal attention to watch repairing. d!o9 lm2dp WAGONS I CANE CARTS I iPOKEt I zH. 1'. oC)EL LA.. IS and 29 Union and 15 and 17 Perdldo streets. Rolo Agent for the Celebrated "STUDEBA KER" WAGONS, CARTS and SPRING WORK of Ill kinds and sizos. Dealer in Philadelphia and Western Cane Wagons, Carts and Drays; Timber Wheels; Wheelbarrows of all descriptions; Spokes, Fel loos, Hubs, Shafts, etc. Wheelwright material. Orders promptly filled. All work warranted, des 1m STORAGE-- TORAGE. RAINBOW AND INDIA WAREHOUSE. Coffee. Flour, Produc. Bagging and General Merchandise taken on storage at moderate rates. For terms, apply to CHAS. PLUCTIE. Office, 133 Tehoupitoulas street, corner Notre Dame. no24 lm2dp CARPET WAREHOUSE, 17................ Chartres Stret ..............1. We are receiving large additions to our stock. We NOW SElL Al' AND UNDER PRICES CHARGED BEFORE TH E WARIt. AXMINSTER Wilton. Velvet. BOIlY BRU,1ELS. Tapestry, 3 plys. INGRAINS Venetlans, Hemh. FLOOR OIL CLOTHS, Window Shades. Table and Piano Covers. Curtain Materials, Lace and Nottingham Curtains, Trimmings, etc., etc. soal 3m 2dp A. BROUSREA U & RON. First Steam Manufactory of the South. PIERRE PA VIA, Inventor, MANUFACTORY, 150 ROYAL STREET. Near St. Peter street, SCREWED BOOTS AND S1iOES, Of all styles, made to order. System P. P. Warranted not to rip. FIRST PREMIUM gold medal obtained at State Fair of 1872, and silver medal in 1873. First class FRENCH CALF SKIN guaran teed. HUNTER'S SHOER a snnnialt.v. nol am2dp TYLER'S Diamond Goods, Gold and Silver Watches, Fine Jewelry, Sterling Silver and Plated I Ware. Diamonds reset In the latest Style, and Jewelry made to order by ex perienced workmen. Watches and Jewelry repaired. 115 ........ CANAL STREET..........116 de2 lm Su Tu Th2dp WIHEELER & PIERSON, 13 and 15 Camp Street. Buyers are invited to examine our elegant 7TOCIOF T W ilOTIA all of our own manufacture, all stylish cut and ( fit equal to custom make. ELEGANT CASSIMERE BUSI NESS SUITS all styles, from $14 to s28. BLACK DIAGONAL DRESS FROCKS AND I VESTS, $15 to sao. J BLACK CLOTH DRESS SUITS, for Balls and J Parties $20 to $10. A YOU'HS' BUSINESS AND DRESS SUITS, I stylish and nice. very low. NEW STYLE OVIERCOATS, long and nobby, sO to $25. BOYs' OVERCOATS, $s and up. BOYS' SUIl'S, for school and dress. VERY LOW. Shaker Underwear, Dress Shirts, Bows, 1 Cravats, Hallf-Hose, New Scarfs, stylish, 50 cents to s1. ALL FRESH GOODS, ONE PRICE AND POLITE ATTENTION. AT WHEELER & PIERSON'S, 13 and 15 Camp Street. WHOLESALE DEPARTMENT UP STAIRS. Complete Stook of LOW PRICED GOODS for Doauntry Merchants. de9 lm TAXES-LICENSES. NOTION TO TAXPAYEBS. AGElT .. OF I. C. IaEVI, Jeweler, 108 ............................ Canal Street............................ 10l Offers the above Watches at the latest reduced Drice list of November ist. The Watches are all Patent Levers. and Guaranteed for Thre Years. ,olid Sllver Watc.h, Waltham or Elgin movement........12 o0 1onlld Hilver Watch, with open face and fiat lass......... 19 00 tolid Silver Htem Winder and Better...................... 22 0o a 'r Holid Gold Watch, 2 os, 14 karat case ...... ................. 00 SHlid Gold Watch. 2 oz, 18 karat case....................... Aese Solid Gold Stm-winder, 2- oz. 14 karat case ............. 70 00 Solid Gold Stem Winder, 2Y. oz. 18 karat case ........... $ 00 4olid Gold Watch, 14 karat case ...... ............ ..... 00 ° olid Gold Watch. 18 karat ease...... .............. 48 00 ;4olid Gold Stem winder, 14 karat case ................... 1 a0 Solid Gold Stem-winder, 18 karat ease ...............-..... O0o In addition to the above I have a large assortment of .wiss, Frenwh and German Watches, prices raning from 0 to For mechanles or laborers the $12 watch or $22 stem-Winder will give all satisraction necessary. I will send watches, diamonds and jewelry by exprtes. C. O. D., allowing the purchaser to open package and ezxat. inc same. I have a complete assortment of Diamonds, Opera, Guard, Vest and Neck Chains at ,does to correspond with the above. I have constantly on hand a large stock of Silverware of all descripl tions. Clocka. Bronzes and Statuary. I Make a Speelalty of Repairing Fine Watches and Setting Diamonds. For further partlculars, address for illustrated catalogue, no24 T. I. L MEVI .te ,annal s$e PALAIS ROYAL GRAND BAZAR, Late Levy's Dollar Store, 137 Calnal street. FOR THE FALL SEASON OF 1878, CLOAKS. BIavor, Water- roof and Mattasse CLOAKS, from $as 5o up. Misses' CLOAKS. from 4 to 14 years of ago, ranging In prices from $2 so0to $10. Misses and Children's SUITS, made up in the latest styles, from 2 to 14 years of age, from $1s to $15 a suit. DRESS TRIMMINGS AND BUTTONS, THE LARGEST AND BEST ASSORTMENT IN NEW ORLEANS. Combination Colors Braids, Silk and Worsted, 25 cents a yard. Thirty-three shades of Worted Fringes. at 15. 25. 35. 50 and 75 cents a yard. Dross Buttons from 10 cents to $1 o0 a dozen. IAdl' Silk Handkerchiefs reduced from 50 to 25 cents. Silk Handkerchiefs reduced from $18 0 to 75 osnt, Extra line Brocaded ones from $2 to S1. HUMAN HAIR. SWITCHES, from 50 cents to $1 50 less than the price of making. Thirty shades to seleot from. WINDOW SHADES. STILL THE CHEAPEST IN NEW ORLEANS. LINEN SHADES, GOLD BORDERS, ALL COLORS, $1 A PAIR. HOLIDAY CATALOGUES, which I promised to the public, are now ready, and embrace the LARGENT VARIETY OF TOYS Ever oft"red to the people of Louisiana. I will be pleased to receive the addresses of those who desire the catalogue sent to them. Addiess E. LEVY, nolt 1m 137 Canal stret. - . . . . i __ . . ... ... . I) _.. . . .... . _ _ I ll l I I Il ll CARPETS, ELKIN & CO., 108 ............Canal street............1.. 68 Are receiving new and elegant styles of AXMINSTER. VELVET, BRUSSELS, THREE-PLY and INGRAIN CARPETS. OFFICE MATTINGS. WINDOW SHADES and CORNICES. LACE and NOTTINGHAM CURTAINS, new styles. OIL CLOTHS. from six to eightson feet wide. At the Lowest Prices. de12 Im2dp SILKS! SILKS! -AT ENORMOUS SACRIFICES. Iaving purchased a large invoice of rea French Black and Colored SILKS at lower than Lyons manufacturers' prites, we shall, from MONDAY, November 26, 1877, offer the entire line at exceedingly low figures. Purchasers would do well to avail themselves of this rare opportunity, as the goods must be sold. D. H. HOLMES, 155 Canal street and 15 Bourbon. oC28 ly ENGINEERS TAKE NOTICE. CASEY'S IELT l 011 O 0L M Ui N TO PREVENT BELTS FROM SLIPPING. No Friction. No Tearing. 25 Per Cent Gained In Power. 50 Per Cent Saved in Wear. No establishment where Belting is used Can Afford to be Without It. IS NOW BEING USED BT : E. J. GAY & CO.. 0. H. ALLEN, J. FOERSTEK, MARGARET'S Bakery J. J. WICKERLING. HENRY & DUNN. A. MARTIN HENRY OTIS. P. J. FLANAGHAN, L'HO I'E & CO., LA. RICE MILLS, STAR GINNEBY, A. A. MAGINNIS'S SONS. Liberal discount to the trade. For sale by I. L. LYONS, CORNER OF CAMP AND GRAVIER, Wholesale Druggist and Importer. .18 ly BOVINE VACCINE VIRUS, Received daily by I. L. LYONS, Corner Camp and Gravier streets no18 ly H. & N. SAXORY, Auctioneers and Commiuslon Merchants, Nos. 45 and 47 Decatur Street,. New Orleans. -o- BEGULAR OATALOGUE AUCTION BALEB B0aTS. SIOES AND BROGANS. e TUMSAXr. ARWD TEa eAYS a Of eah week. HOLPLA D, S..... ....... St. Charles street.............. NEW YEAIRS AND CHRISTMAS CARDS. BALL PROGRAMMES A SPECIALTY. WEDDING AND VISITING CARDS deg 3w Engraved and Printed. ,CARPETS. All the latest and most elegant designs in Ingrains, Tapestry sId English rasse"s, Velvets, Axminsters. OIL CLOTHS, from six to twenty-four feet. WINDOW SHADES, CORNICES. Upholstery and Curtain Oleds. Wall Paper, Mirrors, Frames and Moulaigs, At the Lowest Market Price. HEATH. PIPPEY & LABA, soe 2 2dp am 97 and 99 Camp street. D. MEBRIEB & SONS, Men's, Youths' and Boys' C LOT' .I IN G , Hats, Boots, Shoes, Furnishing Goods, te.,, Corner Dauphine and Blenvillo streets. Orders for Country Merchants promptly exe cuted on most reasonable terms. dP. 2m2p COLDS. COLDS. DUCONGE'S PECTORAL BALSAMIC SYRUP is not only the VERY BEST preparation made for Coughs, Colds, Asthma, and all ailments of the Chest and Lungs, but owing to the peculiar composition of this truly wonderful Syrup it is very readily taken by the little ones, which is a great consideration with mothers. For sale by A. CARROUCIE, Agent for Louisiana. 89 Chartres st. Also by all Druggists. no17 m2dp New Orleans Savings Institution eNo.15 Canal Strees. A. MOULTON, E. A. PALFREY. CARL KO.N, T. L. BAYNE, DAVID UQUHART, GEORGE JONAS, JOHN G. GAINES, THOS. A. ADAMS, THOB. A. CLARKE, CHRIST'N SCHWEIDUR oCAS, J. LEEDS, SAMUa L JAMISON Interest A ewd on Depsits. u. UBQUHABT, President COas. gxzEnAW. Treaknrer. aDols 1s Abr. GCAUnIs. 0. OAmUIZZN. 3 L. OanIunin. Oaus. . OAfinl , A. CARRIEBE & SONS, COMMISSION MERCHANTS Corner Royal and Customionse. Liberal Advances made on Consigaments to our friends in LONDON. LIVERPOOL. seas emsdp HIAVRN and BORDEAUX Established 1$09. P.O. lex 75 WHITE'S G-INNERY, Office s6 Union, nean Carondelet street TO COTTON FACTOra AND PLANTwRI GINNRI(N TER..I-THE SEED. BAGGING, TIES, TWINE and DRAYAGE furnished IREE sinee lrs. Parties wishing to know the average yield of Cotton ginned at "WHITWI GINNEtP last season will please sendto the undersigned tLo D. PFlR J WHITE.