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;Departures. - WTe Arrive. ower coast; Mar Ida, Henry Tote. Ik. Belle, Blue wi . , upper uim flt, l Arn. , Mar. tour cho ov. ! Lil Belle, Bayou tiara; J. H. Manna. . t n Bouge; Cherokee, Mary Hous l neTl; Alexandria Maria Louise, Dust. Mollie Moore, St. Louis: Senss; Clara 8.. Bartholomew; John annon. Ouachita; . Leo Yazoo sburg Katle Green lie; o"homv ampes Howard, Memphis. ary arrived turdy night from the s nd returned yostorday morni ng. l, trod B. B. . opany's steamer ojd mnasterJ. M, iJYsle clerk, also, and will leave to-day at p.m. for s lal notice to lied river shippers in an e . P. Kouns., also of the R. R. Trans ortlion Oompany, leaves to-day at 6 p. m. for adrson. Isaa H. Kouns in command. The new ary Houston, one of the finest Safot, is due from he Ohio, and will be tt departure after the Chorokee. e independent at, uins aok, Gold Dust, Gould master B. W. Gould, Jr , clerk, be found at the landing this morning with trip. receiving.to return this a p. m. The Dust is a new and very fne steamer, and na egular through packet to St. Louis, Ime f to shnlpers as such. eO lever loads for the Ohio. S eaves for the Atchafalaya to-day. S e ~e advertaisement. h . Ol larksville did not get away till yesterday Th e .old Dust is receiving at the head of Poy dr street. e usie ilver, with the Silver City in tow, -r, ed yesterday. SLa Belle lays at the head of (Gravier ,'t eavy fogs prevailing for the past week , ' tre discounted by that o[ Saturday night. It Was thodensest of th, week and did not ole r IwayV entirely the day following--yeterday. T. tlanding Is in a very bad condition, Be td the inconvenience of being crowded with reiglht. it is es muddy as it well can be, and is t exactly as the steamboatmen or others who 1' tsJitit lto see it. S n Belie leaves daily at 7:46 a. m. ra.t% 1tile street for Westwego, running in ation with the New Orleans and Texas to Donaldsonville. ing line steamer Belle leaves to Sat 9 a. m. for the uper coast to Bonnet STihe Belle is a dayliht boat both ways. g.arter commands, J. Brou clerk. e e iuWing No. it, belug also-to the Wi line. eaves this 1 m. for thj up in command, Mosessrs. Dean andiWood ldewhaeel passenger packet W. J. Polte ' D. errebonne master Oabe Block eaves to-day at 10to a. m. for the coast. I jsnonvlle and the Lafouroho, through to rr O ew Orleans and Gulf Transportation Comnany's steamer Alvin. W. T. Soovell mas S to-dany at 12 m. and the Martha, tt master, Tuesday at 12 m. Both ba e through to Port Bads and carry the Unite ttes mall. T s Asumption leaves to-day at 5 V. m. for oot and Lafourche, throueh to Thibodau x. arlet commands, N. Z. Dupuis and Joe oueclerks. So)hn H. Hanna leaves to-day at r p. i raquemino. Baton lRouge and all coast SF. Bergeron in command, E. B. clerk. nited States mail and passenger packet en John J. Brown master, 8. 8. ttrock s to-day at 6 p, m. for Barou Sara. e . J. W. Tobin master, W. N. Calmes Grissom clerks. leaves to-day at a , ,fore Viaksburg and all bend landinugs to '~o Orleans and Ouaohita Transporta o. t 0 pny's steamer Bastrop, Gus Hodge ST . oodwyn clerk, leaves to-day at a Ip the achita and Bayou Bartholomew, ew Orleans and Red River Transporta wottn ompany's steamer Bonnie Lee, Noani Seo ell strtW. Dillon clerk, loaves to-day at a . for Mtnden. The well known steamer Willie. M. Konison oommapd. Capt. Bug. (Quatreva'ix clerk, eav to-day sure at 5 p m., in place of the `Ta r, for the Atc halay through to jf9e W daily line steamer Mary Ida, J. A. Scommand, Edward N oolle olerk, leaves orro at 10 a. m. promptly for the upper a Henr Tete, J. F. Aucoln master, M. H. lerk. leaves to-morrow at 1to a. m. for d dsonville. e Robert e Lee will leave tomorrow for le u and all mail landings. &apt. Wm. oommand A. Mosay in the office. Sry, Joe Dalferes in command. E. l leaves to-morrow at 5 p. m. for tast and Lafourohe. through to Laurel roke s the . L. and N. O. Packet steamer for Tuesday to the Ohio, Scommand of Capt. Geo. Wolf, Mr. A. The Cherokee is a No. 1 boat, and exceedingly _leovr omoers. A unflower, ý. i. Du our master, A. rk.i leaves to-morrow at 5 p. m. tp a owes Olaizes. Tvnn ednesday at 12 m. for S P. cro in command. SonF . Blanks master, leaves t ny for Ouachita City. asoo Valley. W. B.Paillps master, will ve nesday for the Yazoo. he nt Tompson Dean will be hero to Sedane y for Memphis and the bonds. SJamesa Notward follows Thursday. a t.Tom ay regular IkBuf river packet o 10 leaves ednesday at p. m. huaohita Belle. Capt, John a. Llbano, leaves Wednesday, as ual, for Bayou Sara. sxcnuge wuppinge. O eltonnati Enquirer. December 21: The Rapid Transit left for New Orleans at a O'clook last evening. Bhe as a tow of produce o awaitlng her below Louisville which she !l take through to New Orleans. The follow are the officers of the Itapid Transit: Cap t n, PFrank J. Oakes, clerk, C. F. McLean; S John Leonard; pilots, Henry .eamon Saymond I. Bonham; engineers J. U. anmt and James Ewing; teward, William on Dil. ,. Frank Oakes took his propeller over to the Bovington ways yesterday afternoon, and a photograph of her taken. ept A M Hailiday, Col. Garrison and wife, f e Arington House, and Mrs. Capt. Frank ak I wi make the trip to New Orleans on the atl ransit. ouis L eublioan. December I1: " elpmnts to Now Orleans are comparattve y gt.' said a boatmn Yesterdar. "We're ne up, sure, if we n t got more boats ed to the trade. Olcillt has better a in the trade and more of 'em." Perhaps tis so. It seems, also, that a portion of the tonnage that St. Louis has Is going to abandon her. The City of Alton is now on route from ew Orleans to Cincinnati. her owners intend to keep her in that trade; and the Belle of reveport Is to load at New Orleans for Louis Ville and CiOncinnati. The new Kountz liner is the larestt stern. wheeler ever built,beinMone foot wler and six inches deeper than theI, O. t ar. Memphis Avalanche. De 9: T'he new Mary Houston, full aden, came in te yesterday, and lay unti aftr dark with the prospect of staying in port a night, It be n bad to run. She put off 1100 bundles ties and other stuff, also added 96 bales cotton, a lot of dock people, and a few for the cabin. She had 0 cabin and ao deck people in all, and 1300 tons, having added soe sacks corn and 91 bales cotton below Cairo. The Mollie Moore r.sned down yesterday wi aout stop ing. T h targ kcheuck, now below here in tow of te oa s des for Now Orleans and a market. Si10 barrels potatoes, 137 barrels onions and 6s tons of straw. The barge Mary Houston. In t ame tow has ilo0 tons of hay. The iron Mouutain left fqtr below with Please .ant's barges from Vevay. Ind. MARINE NEW8. 017103NW O Decamber 23, 10"T. 1 Arrwivd. No arrivals from me yesterday. emialale, e, from Tallahatchie river Ind Silvr oCor. laomp St Loom eliivan, keom Oardill's Lading Renas, from Jeffereon vsl, from Lower OCast went Terrbeame, Bayou Lafourcht .2a a a from Sje., tLa, irohe U, ew--o,, am On. tanie J Motella, MKLalla,. 3 days from Havana, in balak to taatet LOUIS-Par atantf Bhl. » q sb bp Vpij-i; ~W 39 * sle - t111 ' ` -1 r hbb Ilmbc .B u ba s 1bb. bbd- L , le - bblse -our C T teldseese & Sol--o h O dehl. J1 G Clk- tOe auha oern Osar U a-i0 pis b eto Doimse A&co- casks meat E F DBlllodio- bblsof I beans boxes eggs 19 bb a lard and 40 bbs dour to H DelBlondlo-8 lbls oil 80 kegs whltelead Forstall & Laroee--S hf bbls lard 850 ba soap 159 bbls grits sO bbl cornmeal 568 nmack corn Glover & Odendahl.. 1146 do 167 bbls flour Gordon k Gomulla-iC pkgs beer H R Gogrev--107 bales hay Jno T Gibbons &co-9 ppkgs mme Hirsch, Adler &oo-115 bbls four 50 bf do -9pkgs mdae Hlte & Carlin-5 bales broom corn W Ti Hopkins- pkge mdee M J Hart-4-41 sacks corn Howard & Preston-177 poe lumber 0 G Johnson-90 . pkgrs lgtest W9 pkgsbutter J t Kento bblor of whlskyv L Lyons--9 plkge bu.tter C H Lawrence & o--19 bble krout 10 do radishes 43 boxes eggs 140 coops poultry MIller & Meyer--17 pkgs mom Frank A MoL-- do Thoe McKendriok--130 bbls flou to W H Matthews & Bro--E0 do Polhats & Doll-100 bble cornmeal 140 nails lard 50 kegs do and .O toe do Schwabobher, Frowenfeld & Pfeifer--17 pkgs mdse Sullivan & Bulger--100 bbis pork to IShwsbacher & Hirsoh--5 bble apples J alTomeni-9 pkgs mdse so M dchwarts & Bro-4 bbla whisky Str Tenaase-47 bble pork Vose Brose-113 bbls flour Vairin A Morti mer--s pkgs mdse B J Weste-1 bble four 8 hf do 10o pkgs mdse CA Whitney &oo-5 casks meal J B Woods-I case mdee T T White-15 pkgs mdse A Yorke-- 100 tubs butter Zuberbler & Behan--lS bales hay to order-7 bbls molasses tlobhd Milliken -9 do Clapp Bros boo-83 Alones, oherok & Autey 38 bdle saks 4 bales cotton J 0 Barbridge &co-49 do Clapp Bros Aco--13 do John I Adams &oo-959 do MoGehee, Snowden & Violett-9 W J Frierson oo -9-0 Meyer, Weis &o--54 W 0 Black oco-36 do H & C Newman-13 do Lehman, Abraham oo--44 Jno Phelps &oo-S3 Stewart Bros &oo-29 Jno Chaffe SSones-15 H & B Beer-11 Bickbham & Moore-31 Payne, Kennedy o-l--7 to Allen, Nugent oo- Alons, Soherek & Autey-- Allen, West & Bush--14 Graham, Black &oo-18 do Richardson & May-3 do 8 Gulbel-13 Norwood & Richards-50 sacks cot ton seed Crescent City Oil Co-I 519 do N 0 Cotton Seed Aessooiation--905 Union Oil Co--l A A Magtn nis Sons-8 1, Jenk ins-uandries to order-Total 804 bales cotton 9314 sacks cotton seed 99 bble molasses CARDILL'8 LANDING-Per steamer Tienton 143 bales cotton to Meyer Weds Aoo--3 do Jurey & Gillie--66 Lehman. Abraham Aeoo-58 W A Beli-44 J L Harris &so-43 8 B Newman &co--93 Buckner & co--9 Bickham & Moore--l Payne, Kennedy &co 18 ( 8I Hansler--19 Jno Chaffe & Sone-I9 lien Ger non--i a & 0 Newman--l Graham. Black &eo-8 H Allison Ace-7 H W Montgomery--6 Stewart Bros &eo--0 W C Black &oo--6 It T Buckner A Bro- 8 Henderson--5 Aleus, Sherok & Antey--9 Levy & Clark--9 O L Walmsley &co-2- Richard Flower &co -1 Temple 8 Cuoons co-1 Bersed & lGbert--l114 sacks cotton seed and sundries to order-Total 010 bales rotton 1934 sacks cotton seed TALLAIIATCHIE RIVER-Per steamer Semi nole-i40 bales cotton to B Newman &coo--a73 do to Meyer, Weis &co-98 Norwood & lchbards-99 do to Lreman, Abraham &co-19 Chafe Hamilton & Pow ell--77 lapp Bros Aoo--64 W A Pi'sae..b3 Craig A Hogan-50 Ben Gerson-34 0 W Sentell &oo-34 to Bockner &o -99 Payne, Kennedy &co-i- B Fried lander-97 J Burnet &ceo-- Rihardson & May-13 Viaden Hawkins &oo- 19 Jno Chaffe & Sons-it Allen, Nugent &co----8 RenSehw,COmn k &00--7 7 IW e hwlnCm--m im T l l kde-&e.-? l A-c-rri &c-7 Conger & Kel'y--6 Graham, Black A&o--6 H & C Newman-4 GO Gordon Aco-3 to Britton & Mayson--3 Levy & Ulark--9 J & G Cromwell-9 Allen, West & Bush-- Lange & Legendre-1 do to warren, Atkinson &co-941 sacks ootton seed order -778 do AA Mcginnis 8ons-366 N 0 Cotton Seed Assoolation--15 Union Oil Co-101 Odell & Wright- 86 rescent City Oil Co-sundries to order--Total 1907 bales cotton 410 sacks cotton seed SHREVEPORT-Per steamer La Belle-739 bales cotton to no Chaffe A Sons--9 4 do 0 L Walmsley A co-198 R T Buckner & Bro 130 W Sentell koo 114J L Harris Aoo-I10 Gragard & Farrar-94 do to Jno Phelps &oo-s8 S W Hawlins-49 Chaefe, Hamil ton & Powell-40 order-39 do Jnrey & Gillis--19 do Meyer, Weis A&o--8 L H Gardner &oo-16 W A Bell-I0T L Airey &oo..8 Oscar Chopin-6 NO & R R T Co..5 H Allison &ce-r Alone. Scherck & Antey -9l Gumbel-- Graham, Black o0-684 oaks cot ton seed Union Oil Co..439 sacks oiloake 81 bbls oil Jno OCaffe & son--100 do N O A& R RT Co-- 15 head cattle AycockMlitchell too--79 do 319 head hogs O Mehle A&o-sundrles to order-Total 1894 bales of cotton 684 sacks cotton seed 439 eacks oilLake 181 bble oil BAYOU LAFOURCHE-Per steamer St Mary 16 hhdm sugar to John I Adams &oo--50 bbls molas see P Lanaux--Ci do F P Sevln-70 E Bourgeois-18 J M Walsh-64 V H Bernard-84 do 90 hhde sugar to Richard Flower Aoo--19 bbls molasses A N Laine 77 do A Tertrou--50 Jno T Gibbons &co-30 R Bel tran--87 Franoloni & False--9 Forestll & Jumon ville-1.'8 do 56 hhds sugar Conger & Kelly--6 do1 7 bbls molasses L Godohaux--9 do and 31 hbhd sugar Renshaw, Oammack &co--10 do Hirsch, Adl wr &to 135 bbls molasses Delgado &oo--0 do B & J Watson 187 sacks rough riee Perseverance Rice Mill-SO do F P Sevin-9 bble sugar 9 bble molasses to order- ndries to order-Total 164 hhds sugar 1006 bbls mo lsses 907 sacks rough drice BAYOU LAFOURCHE-Per steamer W J Poito vent-197 bbls molasses to P Lansux-105 do to Ren shaw, Cammack &o-30 Conger & Kelly--8 do 9 hf do Meyer Weil-47 bbls do Chism Boyd--3 do to Franoconi & False-39 A Tertrou-33 V t ernard 81 G A Lanaux-156 Bush & L.evrt-140 do and 5 hhde sugar L Godchaux-7 bbls molasses and 1 hf do rR Beltrn--3 hhde sugar 33 bble molasses E M Scot -34 do Foretll & Jumonvllle-18 do 5 hhds sugar to A F Hlckman-4 do 19 bble molasses John I Adams Aoo-30 do 6 hhde sugar Joe David--i bbis molasses Lehman. Abraham Aeo-9 do Meyer, Weris eo- sacks seed cotton F Sevin-sundrla to order-To Stal93 hhd l 1113 bbl molassmes 0 hfdo 1 JEFFEBSON Per steamer Col A P Kouns--.1 bales cotton to Meyer, Weis A.o-93S do E H Wilson t& Mille-166 do Alones, Soherok & Antey-105 do to Jno Phelps Aco-73 to J W Burbrldge &t o-47 Clapp Bros &ow--S Moore & Coleman-44 U W Benteih Aoe --91 Lehman, Abraham e--14 Schmidt Ziegler- 11 KirkLpatri k &co--sundrie to order--Total 1415 bales cotton LOWER COAST-Per steamer Alvin-- hhds su gar to Richard Milliken-10 do 34 bbls molasses so L Oodohaun-lUa do J Dymoud-30 P Maspero &eo sundries to order- Total 1 hhda sugar and 188 bble molasses ir Haflrads. MORGAN'S LOUISIANA AND TEXAB RAIL BOAD. Dec 23-58 hbds sugar 195 bble molasses and 96 hf do L Godohaux-4 hhds sugar 57 bbis molasses John Calder-67 do 51 bh"sr suar M Dowling--2 do and 219 bbls molasses Richard Milliken-7 do Rykoski & Manade-50 do 5 hhds sugar W B Leverlch-24 bbli molasses John I Adams t&o-54 do H & a Newman -3 do 8 hhds sugar Queyrouse & Bols-9 do and 93 bbls molasses A Tertrou-45 do Chism & Boyd--O M Shelly &co-it hhds sugar P MI.spero co--4 do 61 bbls molasses V H Bernard--20 do Bush & Levert 64 A Brousseau-36 Jno B King &o--74 S Straight 50 E Bourgeois-79 do R Beltran-64 J M Walen-47 F P Sevin-53 H Oally-17 Joseph Vignes-3 J Mans-75 Renshaw, Cammaek &co-16 hhds sugar to Pelton & Dunbar-1 do 7 bbis syrup E J Gay Aoo-5 do A F Hickman-3 hales cotton Oscar Chopin-1 do A Tertrou-5 J W Burbridge too- I Rykoski & MI nade-1 L Surle oo-1 A F Hickman-1 sack do to A L Cboppin-- bbls sugar I bbls molasses R Frot scher-lo bales moss L Burle too-1 hf bbls molasses 1 bbia sugar J L Robohauxn- hhds sugar H Castens - 1 bblI sugar 2 bils molasses Peltona & Duabar-l do I bbl sugar H Lindop----100 eacks cotton seed to O Hopkins-130 sacks rough rice J Foerster-24 do F P Sevin-sundries to order-Total 19 bales cotton 163 soaks rough rice 190 hhds sugar 5 bbls sugar 1489 bbls molasse- 27 hf do 12 bbll syrup From Indianols-Per steamship Whitney-3 bbls pecans to B Dreyfus-13 sacks do Zuberbier & Behan -14 pkgs do 95 bales cotton H Danneel Boo-s9 do to E Pil-bury--9 order-9 do a bags wool 4 bbls pecans C A Whitney &oo-Tetal 138 bales cotton From Clinton-Per steamship Whitney-83 bales cotton to Jno Phelps &oo-5 do Bush & Levert-50 to Clnpp Bros too-19 Vaiden, Hawkins too-19 J H RItmond-39 Meyer, Wein Boo-21 Jno T Hardie & co-2493 sacks coton seed N O Cotton Seed Associa tton-475 do Planters' Oil (o-Total 229 bales cotton 2958 sacks cotton seed From Galveston-Per stemnsaip Whltney-130 saoks oats to Miler,Dolhonde tro-sundries to order LOST. SOBST-ON SUNDAY OR MONDAY LAST. A A long rod POCKET-BOOK, containing va pors which are of no value except to the owner. One note dated first of August, at ninety days drawn by Jno. Henry Weber and to the order of A. Lorouge. for the sum of one hundred and forty-two dollars. A liberal reward will be given to any one returning same at the restaurant corner Gasquet and Basin streets. doe2 at* TOST-BANK BOX NO. 5028. OF THE LOU tsiana Bavings Bank in account with J. A. Trotot. The finder will please return it to the owner at 81 Canal street. de22 It * OAIRDMIN. LARGE ROOMS, FURNISHED OR UNFUR nished. with or without board in private family. References exchanged. L. . H., Dem ocrat office. dei 3t* SELECT PBIVATE BOARDING-OOM.1OBT ably furnished front rooms can be obtained. with or without board by the day, week or month, by applling at the elegant prlvate resi-l denoe No. 16 iOarondelet street. Parties In search of home comforts will find this a rare opportunityl A fine bath-room also attached to the house. heferenoes exchanged. lees tf THE SISTERS OF CHARITY OF ST. SIMEON'S SCHOOL ARE HAPPY TO INFORM THEIR PATRONS and friends that, after having made some repairs and imp vements in thebirbldiPgs t.TO H nate d t ree0 e liao w youg lmady .d-eo_ a limited num e n b ac 'j~l aall B~ UIZItWAIP AWfTDEUR3MSMN? sy Hoet, Mao"e £ O'O0.mr. SALE OF THe REYVMNUIE OF THE FPU LIC MARKETS. DrPArTMENT or COMMERgC. CITY HALL. New Orleans. December 1s. 1477. Will be sold at public auction, in the Coun oil Chamber, City Hall, on WEDNESDAY, Doe comber 26. 1877, at 12 o'clock m., the revenues of the following mentioned markets for the month of January, 1878: Fruit and Vegetable Markets. French Meat Market. Poydras and Pille Markets. Treme Market. Dryades Market. Washington and Port Markets. St. Bernard Market. LoBreton Market. St. Mary's Market. Magazine Market. Jefferson Ctty Market. Soraparu Market. Ninth Street Market Clalhborno Market. Algiers Market. The markets will be sold separately. Terms and Conditions-Cash on the spot in United States currency. The city reserves the right to reject any and all bids. CHARLES CAVANAO. dole 21 21 26 Administrator of Commerce. SEALED PROPOSALS. DEPARTMENTS OF COMMERCe AND IMPRHOVE MNT,, T. CITY HALT., Now Orleans, December 0o, 1877. I Sealed proposals for the construction of the proposed temporary works for the protection of the river bank at the foot of Montegut street, in the Third District of this city, will be received at this office up to 12 o'clock m. on SATURDAY, the fifth day of January, 1878. Said work to be done in accordance with plans and specifications approved by the Board of Engineers convened, and now on file in the office of the City Surveyor. CHAS. CAVANAC, Administrator of Commerce. JNO. McOAFFREY, Administrator of Improvements, de21 24 27 ja2 5 SEALED PROPOSALS. DsPARTMENT Of FTNAN0 , , City Hall, New Orleans, December 22. 1877. Sealed proposals will be received at this De I partment until THURSDAY, December 27, 1877. at 11 a. m.. for the sale to the city of TEN WHARF IMPROVEMENT BONDS. The city reserves the right to reject any or all bids. dosl td J. C. DENIRS, Administrator. SEALED PROPOSAL8. MAYORALTY or NEw ORLEANS. City Hall, De7ember 21, 1877. Sealed proposals will be received until I THURSDAY. Dec. 27. at 12 m., for PUBLISH ING THE PROCEEDINGS AND ORDINANCES OF THE CITY COUNCIL, and all official no tices of the several departments of the city gov ernment, proposals to state the price per square of the space of one hundred words solid matter. for first and subsequent insertions. Separate proposals will also be received for the same period for printing the various blanks, which may be required in the several departments of the city government. mpeeflcatlene : For printing and furnishing all city officers with blanks, and ruling the same when re quired, for one year. The contractor shall furnish all materials and print all the blanks which may be ordered, upon requisitions duly issued, and within a reasonable delay, according to copies or sam ples as may be furnished from time to time. All work to be executed in good, workmanlike manner, and the materials to be of first-rate quality. PRINTED BLANKS. Letter paper, printed, ordinary ruled, per ream. Letter paper, printed, extra ruled, per ream. Cap paper, printed, ordinary ruled, per ream. Jap paper, printed, extra ruled, per ream. Medium paper, printed, ordinary ruled, per ream. Medium paper. printed, extra ruled, per ream. Royal paper, printed, ordinary ruled, per ream. Royal paper printed, extra ruled per ream. Super royal paper, printed, ordinary ruled, per ream. Super royal paper, printed, extra ruled, per ream. Imperial paper, printed, ordinary ruled, per ream. Imperial paper, printed, extra ruled, per ream. BINDING PER VOLUME. Letter or cap, half bound, of 6 quires or less. Letter or cap, full bound, of 6 quires or less. Letter or cap, half bound, of more than 6 quires. Letter or cap full bound, of more than 6 quires. Demy or medium, half bound, of squires or less. t Demy or medium, full bound, of 6 quires or less. Demy or medium, half bound, of more than 6 1 quires. Demy or medium, full bound, of more than 6 quires. Royal or super royal, half bound, of 6 quires or less. Royal or super royal, full bound, of 6 quiros or less. Royal or super royal, half hound, of more than 6 quires. Royal or super royal, full bound, of more than 6 quires. Imperial, half bound, of a quires or less. Imperial, full bound, of 6 quires or loss. Imperial, half bound, of more than 6 quires. Imperial, full bound, of more than 6 quiros. For publishing the proceedings and ordi nances of the Council and official notices of the several departments no bids will be received ex copt from parties publishing a paper issued at least six times a week. Bonds, with security, in such amount as may be satisfactory to the Mayor will be required for the faithful execution of the respective con tracts. Term of contracts to extend to let Jan uary. 1879. The city reserves the right to reject any or all bids. ED. PIL8BURY. de22 td Mayor. POUND NOTICE NO. 28. DwPARTMENT OF POLI(E,. Administrator's Office, New Orleans December is 1877. 1WTAS BROUGHT TO THE FIFTH DIS trict Pound, on Patterson street, in Al giers ONE BAY MARE, about twelve hands high, and noshoes on, which, if not claimed within fivedays and expenses thereon paid, will be sold at public auction at said pound on WEDNESDAY, December 26,1877, atl2 o'clock m. By order of ROBT. E. DIAMOND, del9 td Ad m inistrator. NOTICE TO DAMERA. MAToa~nr o0 NEw OBLEA W, . Olty Hall, December 22, 187. The average price of fresh flour being this day seven dollars; in accordance with said valua tion the price of bread for the week commenc ing on MONDAY. December 24, 1877, will be: Sixty-two ounces for twenty cents. Thirty-one ounces for ten cents. Sixteen ounces for five cents. Bakers of bread are required to use only the best flour of the above value per barrel, and the use of damaged or inferior flour in bread offered for sale in this city is prohibited. Consumers of bread are requested to report to the nearest pollee station any violation of the above ordi nanoe, either in variation of weight or quality of material. de23 ED. PIL8BURY, Mayor. CHRISTMAS. J. LEVOIS & JAMISON, No. 126 Canal street, Will offer great bargains in their Fancy and Staple Dry Goode, During the holidays, sad would ask the pub - ito exaaie our stookbO re purhastas. fTAIUMI3OAT. GlrAT BWVIJC1TIIN. O CABIN PASSAGE TO VICKSBURG ........ " S NATCHF. ..... ... *. BAYOU SARA ....... 4 BATON ROUGE..... a The above rates will be accepted by the fol- C lowing passenger steamers: CITY OF ALTON, SUSIE SILVER COMMONWEALTH, UCEN TENNIAL, BELLE OF 4HREVEPORT. Apply to J. B. WOODS & CO., Agents, noe tI 104 Common street. MT. LOUIS. INDEPENDENT ST. LOUIS PACKET. Leaves MONDAY DFoember 24, at 5 p. m. F S.FOR SMT. LOUIS. CaIRO. MEM phis. Helena and all intetmoedlat' landings-The side -wheel passenger steamer MOLD DUST, E. W. (Gouldl, master. E. W. Gould., Jr..clerk. will leave as above, positively. For freight or passage apply on board, or to de24 JOafIN F. DOUGLAS, too Gravier st. MEMPHIS. REGULAR MEMPHIS AND BEND PACKET. Leaves on WEDNESDAY. D)ec. 26. at 5 p. m.. FF FOR NATCHEZ VICKHBUI1G. Greenville, Arkapolls. Torrene, He- - lena, Memphis and the bends The splendid passenger steamer TIHOMPSON DEAN. Jas. H. Pepper master, Frank Beck, Jr.. clerk, will leave as above, paying particular attention to all way and bond freights. Rates given and through bills lading signed to all points on White and Arkansas rivers. For freight or passage apply on board or to BROUKETT & CARTER, as Magazine st, JANNEY & WORK, 10o; Common street. Through hills of lading slgned to Pine Bluff and stations on the Little Rock, Mississippi River and Texas Railway, via Arkap ,lis, Ark., and to Little Rock and stations on the Mlomphis and Little Rock Rallway via Ho pefleld, Ark. BIOCKETT & JARTEIR Agents, 0025 3s Magaz2ne street. DONALDMONVILLE. FORDONALDSONVILLE VIA NEW ORLEANS AND TEXAS RAILROAD. STHE STEAMER ST. FRANCI. IBELLE, William Gibson, master, Will leave the head of Bienville street at 7:45 a. m, for Westwego, with passengers for all sta tions on the New Orleans and Texas Railroad. Returning, will arrive at 4:30 p. m. Same boat, connecting with Sunday Accommodation Train will leave at 8 a. m.. returning same day at 5:46 p.m. Freight received at the same place up to 4:ao o'clock will be delivered at its destination next morning. olo tf C. E. PAYNE. Superintendent. BAYOU MACON AND TENeAN. REGULAR BAYOU MACON AND TENSAS PACKET. FOR FLOYD. DELHI, WARSAW, Crockett's Point. Upper and Lower Tensas and all way landings-The light draft passeong;r steemrs J, B. Sullivan, master, Will leave - , December -. at 5 p. m. TENSAM L. V. Cooley, master, Will leave ----. Dec. -, at 5 p. m. Paying particular attention to all way and plantation freights. For freight or passage ap ply on board or to BRI 'TON & EPPLER. s2 Gravier street. HITE & CARLIN 4 Tchoupitoulas st. LORD & MoPEARKE, 46 Camp street. no24 tf BAYOU BARTHOLOMEW. NEW ORLEANS AND OUACHITA RIVER TRANSPORTATION COMPANY. REGULAR BAYOU BARTHOLOMEW PACKET Leaves MONDAY, Doe. 24. at 5 p. m. FOR POPLAR BLUFF, POINT Pleasant and all way landings on Bayou Bartholomew - The fine steamer BAMTROP, Gus Hodge. master. Bim. Goodwyn, clerk, will leave as above, taking freight for all land ings on the Black and Ouachita rivers as high as the mouth of Bayou Bartholomew. For freight or psssage aopyon board or to Capt. J. W. BLANKS. President, No. 2 Canal street corner of Delta. HITE & CARLIN BRITTON & EPPLER, JANNEY & WORK, LORD & McPEAKIE. de~s Agents. OUACUIITA IVEIn. weekly @uahltS Cli 11. S. 3511 aekOS. Leaves OYU OUAOHITA CITý, ton. Monroe and alltown The steamer JolH WILSON, (In place of John H. Hanna,) F. A. Blanks, master, Will leave regularly as above. Will reserve the right to refuse any landing except mail land ings. For freight or passage apply on board, or to Capt, J. W. BLANKS. President. No 2 Canal street cornersDe t1 HITE & CALIN BBITTON &EPPLB. JANNEY & WORK. LORD & MoPEAKE, Ag'te P. S.-Connecta regularly with steamers Ber tha Brunner for Bayou D'Arbonne. Acme and 'I immie Baker for Bayou Bartholomew and Sa line river. and Goose for Little river. fell tf WANTS. sITUATIONS WANTED-FEMALES. Governesses, Companions, ete. W ANTED-BY A LADY OF EXPERIENCE, an old resident of this city, and who can give good references, a position as governess or teacher in a school. Is fully competent to teach English and music. Salary no object. Address L. M.. care of Democrat office. no24 tf Cooks. Nurses. Chambermalds, Ete. W ANTED-BY TWO GIRLS, SITUATIONS; a good cook and house girl, and nurse. Good references. In your answers, mention which you want. Address MARY. Democrat office. de23 3t W ANTED-BY A RESPECTABLE WHITE woman, a place to cook wash and iron. Good references if required. Address . e Dau phine street, between Hospital and Barracks. dell 2 3t W.ANTED-BY A RESPI'EUTABLE GIRL, A situation to do house and diningroom work. Address M. H., Democrat office. dell 3t SITUATIONS WANTED-MALES. Clerks and salesmen. WANTED-BY A YOUNG MAN WHO speaks and writes English Frencht Ger man and Spanish. has a thorough understand ing of bookkeeping and general office work, a situation in some wholesale house. Address B. C.. this omffie. e24 t HELP WANTED-FEMALES. Chambermaids, Cooks, Nurses, ete. W ANTED-A MIDDLE AGED WOMAN TO VT cook and do housework, and a girl to nurse. Apply on Calliope street, one door from Franklin street. de24 lt* W ANTED-TWO RESPECTABLE SERV ants. on a farm near the city; one to cook, wash and iron, the other to do general house work. Must come well recommended. Inquire at No. 56 Carondelet street, on Wednesday, De cember 26. lde2 3t* W ANTED-BY MRS. BLOCK, NO. 142 CAMP street, for the country, one Cook. one Washer and one Gardener. Has on hand a good housekeeper. au17 tf MISCELLANEOUS. STANTED-A FEW GOOD MEN TO REPRE sent an elegant paying business. Men who will work can make from $5 to ti$ per day. Call t immediately and you may secure a good sit uation. STANDISH & SCHERR, Room 95 City SHotel. de24 It* W ANTED-BY A MARRIED MAN. A NA tive of this city (educated), and favorably known, a position to drive a grocery wagon, or any work whereby he could manage to honestly support his family. References given, if re quired. Habits strictly temperate. Address J. D. L.. Democrat office. de23 3t s1 POB PIANO TUNING-BEBT WORKB PL.LU eo Magazine. D. LELECH.H, oiree Pianist. jy5 y MB& BLOCK-NO. 1ia OAMP STREET. DE sires her patrons to know she has on han. some excellent servate, waiters, cooks, ohai bermaids; also. two or three A No. laundress and an experienced housekeeper so 04`i osý 1ýII~ r ~i W,,r osse oasv. R uErU l a NTI LOXSKI E. AND Comosed of the following steamers, viz: THOMA SHEkLOCE .GOLDEN COTY, CHAS. MORGAN. GOLDEN OBOWN, A. 0. DONALLY GOLDEN RULE. ' ROBT. MITCHELL. C. B. CHURCH CHEROKEE, NEW MARX HOUBTON. E U. P. SCHENCK. I ONE OF THE ABOVE STEAMERS will leave New Orleans ever TUES DAY, THURSDAY and SATURDAY, connecting with all railroads and packet lines running out from Clncinnati giving through bills of lading to all points. or through rates and all information apd AYNE. Agent. oc2 o106 Gravier street. Leaves on TUESDAY, December I2 at . m. FOR CINCINNATI, LOUISVILLE, EVANS ville, Henderson. Shawneetown, Paducah, Cairo, Memphis, and all Intermediate points-The steamer EOEE CHEROHEE, Gon. Wolf. master. Andy ByRrs, clerk. will leave as above. For freight or passage apply on board, or to C. l . WAYNE. 1is Gravier street. nols J. F. DOUGLASH, 106 Grarvir st. VICKMBURG, YAZOO AND TALLA HATCHIE. REGULAR NEW ORLEANS VICKSBURG, " YAZOO AND TALLAHATCHIE THROUGH PACKET. Leaves eTHE NEW AND FiNE STpEAMER YAZOO VALLEY, W. B. Philips, master, J. T. Hall. clerk, Will leave as above regularly every Wednesday. For freight or oassage apply on board, or to JANNEY & WORK, 10 Common st. R. w. ADAMS 21 Commercial Place. oel4 tf HITE & CARLIN. 4 Tchoupitoilas st. OPELOUISAB. REGULAR OPELOUSAS PACKET. Leaves every - , at 6 D. m. FOR WASHINGTON. OPELOU Ssas, Port Barre, Simmsport Church ville and all landings on the Coast. Atchafalaya river and Bayou Oourtableau-The splendid passenger steamer WILLIE, (In place of Lessio Taylor.) M. Kenison. master, Eug. Quatrevaux. clerk, will leave as above. For freight or passage ap ply on board, or to R. W. ADAMS. No. It Commercial Place. Connecting at Washington with line of barges for Bayou Beuf, giving through bills lading. no04 IKEGULjAR OPE-LOUSAB PACKET. Leaves every SATURDAY, at 5 p. m. FOR WASHINGTON, OPELOU .sas, Port Barre. Simmsport. Church ville, and all landings,on the Coast. Atchafalaya river and Bayou Courtableau-The new and light draft steamer BERTHA, H. H. Broad master, Theo. Jobln clerk, will leave as above. For freight or passage ap ply on board, or to BRITTON & EPPLER, 81 Gravier street. Connects at Little Devil with steamers Creole and Minnie. ja2 tf BATON ROUGE, REGULAR COAST AND BATON ROUGE PACKET. Leaves every WEDNESDAY at 10 a. m. and SATURDAY at 5 p. m., SThe passenger steamer ST, JOHN. J. P. McElroy. master. Leaves as above for Baton Rouge, Plaque mine. Donaldsonville and all coast landings, re turning every FRIDAY and MONDAY EVEN INGS. For freight or passage apNly on board or to se2a tf E.O. MELANCON, 32 Bienville st. REGULARB (OAST AND BATON ROUGE Leaves every MONDAY at 5 p. m,, and FBIDAY at 10 a. m.. La~~The passenger steamer JO HN . rMANNA. F. Bergeron master, E. B. Trinidad clerk, Leaves as above for Baton Rouge Plaque mine, Donaldsonrille and all coast iandnng returnng every SUNDAY and WEDNFSDAI For freiMht or a sae apDpl on boardorto ski O. 0. MELANCOI~I. 32 Blenville UPPER EOAST. BLUE WING LINE. UPPER COAST DAILY AND TRI-WEEKLY I LINE TO BONNET CARRE AND ASH LAND PLANTATION. BTEAMER BELLE, W Harper master. J. E. Brou. clerk. Will leave New 6rleans daily (Sundays except ed) at9 a. m. for Bonnet Carre, and on Saturday at 2 Pi. m. nol3 tf Leaves ever MONDAY, WEDNESDAY and SATUBRDAY at lo a. m. ,p.H FOR ASHLAND PLANTATION. inAscenslon parish, Donaldsonville and all coast landings-The fine side-wheel passenger steamer BLUE WING 10N 3. J. A. Comstock master . Geo. M. Woods and Ohas. Dean, clerks, Will leave as above. Returning leaves Ash land Plantation Tuesda Thura and Su day, coming down the coast in daylight, ]or freight or passage aply on board or to . .S. HENO, 19 Conti street. VS. All freight delivered in the daytime. FALL AND WINTER ARRANGEMENT. NEW ORLEANS AND UPPER COAST TRI WEEKLY PACKET. S F FOR WELHIAM'S AND ALL plantation landings-The steamer MARY IDA, J. A. Rulz. master. Edw. Nicolle. clerk. Leaves TUESDAYSB, THURSDAYS and SAT URDAYS, at lo a m. Returning down the coast on alternate days and in daylight. For freight or passage apply on board or to Sel W, J. COMAUX, 20 Conti street. BAYOU SARA. REGULAR BEMI-WEBKLY BAYOU SABA AN, COAST PACKET. Leaves every WEDNESDAY and SATURDAY at 5. m. FOR Ba OU SARA WATERLOO, AL W Hermltae. Port Dickey, Baton Rouge, Plaquemine and way land ings-The fast and splendid passenger steamer OUACHITA BELLE. (Rebresenting new boat building). John C. Libano, master, John H. Mossop clerk, Leaves as above, returning down the coast every MONDAY and FRIDAY, For freightor passage a lJy on board or to Ine TON & EPPLER, as Gravler st. S LORD & MoPRAKE. 44 Camp street. au29 HITE A CABLIN. 4 Tchoupitoulas at. BAYOU SARA SEMI-WEEKLY PACKETS. STR. GOV. ALLEN, STR. John J. Brown Master. A. Du as Masts , .J FOii BAYOU SARA. WALTeO. H Hermitage. Port Hudson, LobdeWr Store, Baton Rouge. Plaquemine. and postoffice landings steamer So. Allen, Leaves every MONDAY and FRIDAY at 6 E. m Every WEDNE8DAY and SATURDAY at s p. m. Commenznlug early. For freight or passage a on board or to SNo. t Tchou itoulas stret. JANNEY & WORK, iysl tf No. 10 Common street. LOWR COAST. S18577. Lswer .ost Packets. 178s. NE ORLEANS AND GULF TRANSPORTA TION COMPANY. SThe following steamers will leave as below, carrying the United States mails- IMARTHA W. S BASSETT master, i Leaves TUE.SDAY and THURSDAY. at 1 2 nm.. for Port Eads, and SATURDAY. at a p. m., for L Port Eads and Pilot Town. S ALVIN W. T. 8COVEL, master Leaves MONDAY. WEDNEtDAY and FRI DAY, at 12 i.. for Port Eads and way land e .slerk is always on the landing to receive i- freight. a No one has authority to contract any debts aainstte above-med boats, except uon ) w7 V _C9a on board, or a ~bse8~Mr .Through bills of lading and t ger tickets to all landings on e Hot prings. composing the lin eae w s advsae a low: -a Belle. Maria LouIne. Teas. W.J. Renan. Bonnie Lee. Dawn. .X., Kate Kinney. son. HotSr rings and allnd aG - ings on led Biver a railWaY stations in exas. FOI hHREVEPORT AND JEFFERSON. La Helle, M. N. Wood, master, Leaves ton MONDAY. December 24, at p. nm. FOR JEFFERHON DIREOT. COf . A. P. Kouns, I. H. Kouna. mater, Leave on MONDAY, De'ember 24, at p. m. FOR MINDEN. Bonnie Lee, Noah Scovell, master, Leaves MONDAY. December 24. at P. m. No wharfboat coharges. dra ae or u. lb.0 to the company by bill lading. . For freight or eassage apply o b Watl, or at the ovce ofre hot e, avlerstoareedtW orJ .eO B.W O AT.A WEEKLY GRAND ECOBPAO.. L E v FOR GRAND ECOtMO ornery, Alexandria, Norman.ýl iSBa I bin's and way landings-The ase NEW DART ADLE. Richard Sinnott, master: Geo. Hamilton, clerk. Leaves every SATURDAY. at t p. I, Will leave as above. Nor freighl IoF applyon boardor to B. W. AD aua3 No. 21 Commercial VIC U DtURG, BREENVILLE AND PA0KE . Leaves EVERY MONDAY atS pA m - , .FOR GREENVILLIk, VIOKSiB0 M and the Bends--The fine and. ast passenger packet O EKATIE, L J.W.Toinmter: W. TN. Calma olerk 1 connectlng at Vleksburg with Parisott's Line fr all points on Yaz)o and Tallahatche aoi ve g Boat reserves the right n to pass all lad.,ie that the captain may deem unsae. JANNEY & WORb , BHROKETT & OCA.s's. B. W. ADAMS. ThrWgi- bills la.rong given tnfrantg nil n =n ' roe and all statlonl on Y cksbuhrg. Shrevapbt and Texas Railroad. BROOKETT & CARTER. Age-ts. oc6 as Magazine street. UNITED STATES MAIL PACKET. Leaves every TUES I A at D.m. . FOB VICKG BURG, ENATOI Davis' Bend and inaterm edlto gs ings--Tar steamer ROBERT F. LEE, William Campbell. master. l A. McVay, clerk, leaves as above, connct.ng at YVicsburg wIt Parisot's Line for all points on the Yazoo, 51111 flower. Deer Creek and Tallahatohie. B. W. ADAMS , JANNEY & WObRI. HITE & CARLIN Meatl. - Will give through bills of ladingLtb rentoft, Monroe. and all stations on the Vickeb , bhreveport and Texas Railroad via Delta. L. W. B. BROCIKETMT. Agent. de2 as Magazine street. UNITED STATES MAIL PACKET. Leaves every THURSDAY at<O .m.... . . FOR GREENVILLE, VIOKISIBu i - and the Bends-The fine and f -st passenger packet J. M. White master. C. Holme clerk. Will leave as above, connecting at Viekabr Swith the "Parisot Line" for all points on "ý . and Tallah' ehie rivers. For freihtor pase apply on board, or toB W f e . . . R. W. ADA SThrough Bills of Lading given to Te . Monroe and all stations on Vickaburg,3hr port and Texas Bailroad. ..,h9 BR~OCKETT & CARTER.;'' SATURDAY VICKSBUBU TED sTAT MAIL PACET aves FOR YICKSU , DAti Natches and all intermediate ings-The passenger packet NATCMWS. T. P. Leathers mastr J. F melu Connecting at Vicksburg with the Ysar1r*ti t for Yazoo, Tallahatchie and Sunflower m .-y and with Anchor Line for Memphis, CairO ' St. Louis. This boat reserves the right to pasl all iaa.; ings that the Captain may eonsiier unsafet For freht or pasage apply n board, or ANNEY & WORK, is UommQp strWr HITE & CAIBLIN 4 Tchouvitoa.ls stmet. Will give througF bills of lading to VTlS, Monroe and all st..ions on Vicksburg, port and Texaslroad, via Delta. I. mss W. B. BBOC ETAent BSEUPF RIVHR. REGULAR BLACK AND B(EUF BIYEI . PACKET. Leaves WEDNESDAY December 2f. at ..R. Jefferson, Girard, Alto Bed u Gum Point and all landings on and Black rivers-The steamer ERA NO. 10, Tom Taylor master. Ed. Freese clerk, will leave as above. Pays particular attention to all Black river business. For freight or pM sage apply on board or to F..J. WINItURN. 35 Natchez street. de22 V. C. DENTZEL, 3a Natches street,. BAYOU DEB SGLAIZES. Leaves TUESDAY December 251 at6 $. SFOR kVERGREEN, O0Tt port. Junction. Moreauvlle. Bend 8imsport and all lnte landings--The and fast aseger steam BIG tUJNFI[LOWEI M. M. Dufour, meeter, A. P. Trousdale. elerk, will leave as above. F fight ofreigt orPes E apply on board, or to HITE & OABLRN, des td 4 Tchoupitoulas street. LAFOURCIE. SEMI-WEEKLY BAYOU LAFOUBCHE AND COAST PACKET THRBOUGH TO THIBObAUX. Leaves every MONDAY at 10 a. m., and TBURS DAY at l b. m. THE SIDE-WHEEL PASSENGIE, steamer Wstm . J. PrOITVENT, U. D. Terrebonne, master, Gabe Bloc, cles Pays particular attention to way business. Bew turning leaves Thibodaux every Tuesday ath Saturday. For freight or .psage ape O board or to HITSE ACABLI . no23 No. 4 Tchoupitollas street. i SEMI-WEEKLY BAYOU LAFOUBO. . I THROUGH TO LAUREL VALLE. Leaves every TUESDAY at 5 p. m., and SAT UBDAY at 10 a. m. S THE SPLENDID PASSENGES steamer steamer ~T. MARY Joe Dalferes. master. I. itooll. clerk, Pays particular attention to way brn4whe se returns down the coast every N iii a THURSDAY. For freight or passage apyl ; board. SEMI-WEEKLY BAYOU LAFOUBCHE AI1D COASIT PACKET THROUGH TO THIBODDAUX I Leaves every MONDAY at 5 p. m., and F A.BD , at 10 a. m. ~J THE NEW PASSENGER STEAM8 AS.S UPTION, P. A. Chariot, master, N. Z. Dupus. clerk. Pays particular attention to way b usinem. a returns down the coast every S.ndal s-a Wednesday. For freight or ea 17 o boardorto B.los Deae _oO 1g IDecatur TBR--WEEKLY BAYO UBEO A *' COAST PAMKRT. Leaves 17 TUESnd A TUBD at aiTmN L TBNNEPA S TE J. F. Aocoin master. .. Ld sPays pa iculalr atp "O to t evyarL a y. Fld vimd tom lb or pamwa oat rPdd s ill OsOmpusamei