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We take the following from Hardee'4 inap of
thIs (tity:
The Clay Statue, situated on Canal street, at
the junction of St. Charles a;d teoyal, is the
grand central landmark of Nhw Orleans.
From this point and its vicinity radiate all
the lines of street railroads.
The horse ears on the Lake side of the Clay
Statue marked "tidge Cemeteries" convey
aessengers out Canal street to the Half- Way
House, a distance of about three and a hell
miles. This Half-Way House is so called from
being about one-hrlf way between the octy and
the Lake End of the Now canal, on the route of
the various shellroad drives which toseoontrate
at that point. Fnd is a famous pliain for rest
and refreshmnut.
In the vicinlty of the Half-Way yTouse are
situated the various Ridge OmiUnlt",res s, called
from being located on the Metalirf hldg,. n
plateau of ground eloevativ some six or eight
feet above the stirrou it tnt sRalwnmt.
In the'treenwosl ('Cemetery will be found the
celebrated Confedorat ou M nlllmat. built by an
association of New Ol leans liadi.pn in honoro
the Confederate dead. nd is none of the most
chaste and bea.tiful ml.0llnuments in tile rounit r.
Just beyond the Ialf.\Way House is the ne1e
Metalrle Ct'ellerry. luid iru eCl the spot of tl.
old and famous MBlatlril Rlite (Course.
These various e'I,, -ternes are beautifully InRd
out and emblnelilspel. anud .'troi the poetulli
manner in which intlrments are malne in
tombs above grourud aflfrT a curious attrec
tion to strangers. A doiluh) track on this line
enable es saoenlors to return by sanme route.
'The steam ears on tib line start from the
same point near Clay St.a.s, fllow the same
track as the horen ears to the Half-Way House-
then by a dothle-irnak railway loated on th;
east bank of tk ''"Nw O.nal" to tile Lake Pont
chartrain, a dittanec from Clany Statue of nearli
seven miles. At the Lake terrnilus Is the cpl.n
brated lievotmelnt j.er.o, whilhi affords a fini
drive and ,rornmlnadl .
Famous restaurallts are located at this point
The cars of these lines start on the river slde
of Clay Statue. Both IthIse lines pass in com
mon uip C(amp strect by it single track to the
junction of l'rytana. At this point thePrytanis
street ears proceed up that street to the depot or
terminus at Toledano street; and the Magnsine
cars continue up Camp by old Camp street
into Magazine., at lih ylagazino Market. and
thus along Maga.lne to th tte rminus at Joseph
street. 'there is a chnllige of ears on Magazine
street beyond the market, at a depot on Hiar
mony street.
In passing up Camp street by either of these
lines there will be seen on the right Lafayette
Sqluarn in the centre of which is a statue of
Franklin, by the celebrated sculptor. Hiram
Powers5, Fronting this square, on Camp sO reet
will be seen to to the Inft the Odd Fellows' Iall
and the new St. Patrick's Hail, and fronting the
equare, also on the upper side, Is Dr. Palmer's
Presbyterian Churllh. Ju-rt beyond Lafayette
Square, and to thle bit, will be seen St. Patritk's
Oathollic Church.
On Prytan liastreet there are some of the hand
somest private resildenles in New Orleans.
In returning, the Magazine aurs pass entirely
down Magazine street by ia double track to its
Intersection with UCunal, amid thence to tile start
ing point near the Clay 8tatue. In returnlling by
the Prylania line rornu the terminus at Toleda
no street, thi ears pass down l'rytanla by a
parallel double track to its intersection with
Uamp, where tile turn is made through Pocy
farre street into MagI.leine, and thenuce followilng
the return of the Mliagaine carse, resume their
places at the starting point.
The cars of this line start on Baronne
street at its junctlon with Canal, which
is two squares on the Lake side of
the Clay Stalue, and in front of Grunewald
Hall. It has a double track all the way to Car
rollton via Baronne street, Tivoli Circle and St.
Charles Avenue. Fronting on Tivoli Circle and
at the corner to the rluht as you enter St.
Oharles Avenue is the site of tile new Masonic
Temple. the foundation of which is laid. In
Tivoll C(ircle is the spot selected for the Lee
At Napoleon Avenue there is a station where
a change is made. and you there enter a car
which is propelled by a fireless engine, a great
curiosity, and you are transported in a
novel and delightful manner to the station
at Carrollton, which is opposite the celebrated
Carrollton Gardens, a great place for pleasure
The distance from Canal street to Carrollton
via this route is about seven miles, and the
journey out St. Charles Avenue affords one of
the finest suburban sights in the Southern
At Louisiana Avenue and at Napoleon Ave
nue each there are branch lines running out to
the river.
A oar also marked Jnekenn street starts from
the same place opposite Grunewald Hall. and
follows the same track out Baronne street and
t. Charles Avenue to Jackson street.. and
thence via Jackson street by a double track to
the river, and return.
The cars of this line start on the Lake
side of the Clay Statue and go out Canal
street to Rampart, thence out Rampart to
Esplanade. and out Esplanado to the Bayou
Brdge, a distance of about three miles. It has
a parallel double track, so that a passenger can
return by the same route.
On Rampart street, between St. Peter and St.
Ann. will be seen Congo Square or PIlce
D'Armes, and on the further side of this square
is located the P'arish Prison.
Both Rampart and Esplanade are two of the
widest and most attractive streets in New
At a point near the Bayou Ilridge sl a station
leading to the Fair Grou inds, Thoee grounds
are also used as the race course of the Loulsi
ana .Jockey Clb.
Just beyond the Fair Ground station is the
club-houseO , whli'h, together with its garden
lnd sullrroundings. is one of the handsomest
establlshments of the kind in the \nuntry.
If It is not desirei to retulrn by the same
route, a passenger caRn cron the Barou Bridge
and take a car whichi will convey aim to the
IRalf.Way House, and thence by the C(anal
street line bnak to the Clay Statue. or, o'ri. rsa1,
the same tolr can be performed by the Canal
street lille to the Hlilf-Way House, and thencn
via Bayou Bnrilge aid Esplanade street back to
the starting point.
On the roulte btween the Bayou Bridge andi
tie lIalf.-Wy House can b" seen the Cify Park.
whih is faimouts for its muagnifeent live oak
trees, and h1s h1oeen celehlrateid as a great duel
ing ground under thile hlmliar nalme of the
Opposite the ear station at thel Bayou Bridgn
will tbe found the Magnolia Garden, a groat
pleasure resort.
These cars start on the Like side of Clay
Statue, proceed out Canal to Rampart. oit
Rampart to Esplanade in common with the
layou Bridg. line, thence down Esplanade to
allhiune. dolwn Dauphine to Poland, and out
P'oland to the station. liRturning, thoee cars
start from the station, and follow Rampart
stre.r all the way to Canal and back to the in
itlll oint near the Clay Statue.
At bte car stn tn. ' corner of I'olnnd and Rim
Lart. a change is made. and, without additional
fare, a I)iLsseLnger is conveyed down to the
United States itlrracks and Slaugllrter-lo ouse
by the Levee and Btarracks line.
The ears of this linle start on the river site of
Clay Sttatue, opposite the Custom Rloueo. A
turn is made from Canald into Peters street
aroundt the Custom- Ist use, arnd thn+,t tih rougt
Old Levee back Inlto Peters street, thnIlll atlonlr
lafayette Avenue or Eughoin streot to (Jhatrtro-.
out Chart r.a to Polan 1, and througtih I'oland to
the station at th~ corner of 'ohlan and Love
streets. At thitts station1 a chlange is inmle into
another car. which convoys youtt to the aullgr
ter-ollonse, located( oln the Missisettnpi river, a
few hundred yards beyond the Unitted Statles
From the initial point, opposite the Cmustom
Ilouse, there is a doluinhtrck as far as Chartres
street, andt a singlI track outgoing On ('Chartres
street, and ia single track incoming on Royal.
From the station up Poland street down to
the Itarracks and Slaughter-. ouse. there is at
double track nearly all the way, so that a pas
sener can returtl by Ihe salme general route.
In leaving Canllal sttreet this line passese ill
front of the Jacks-n Square, which is a most
beautiful public garden, and has in the centre
a magntflIelt eqnuestrian stratue of Andrew
Jackson. Around this square are located the
St. Louts OCathedral. the coulrt rooms and the
Poutalba Buildings. and the whole forms one of
the most plctures me sights to be seen in the
Crescent t ity. The editlc's are built after a
qauaint old French style of architecture, and,
with tihe entire surrilndtilgs, no Dpieture within
the limits of New Orleans offers such a field of
interest and sight pleasure to the American
Just beyond the Jackson Square thoecar passes
through tlhe Fr nricll Market. which is one of the
celebra'ed ins'ritutions of New Orleans, and no
stranger should leave without visiting It.
A little lurther or, and to the left, at the cor
nor of Esplanade streeo', is located the United
W ates Mint.
On the rApte from the Poland street station
h B. ,as.hter-House can be seen, to the right.
h Jonvent of the Ursulilne nun-. which is the
.'.est religaous organisation in Louislana.
In returning by this line from the station at
Poland street, the cars pass from roland into
Royal, thence by a single track to its junction
with Enahein street or Lafayette Avenue,
thence to the corner of Chartres. where they
reach toe parallel double track, and return to
the starting point on Canal street.
The ears of this line start on the river tide of
the Clay Statute, between Camp and Magazine
streets, thence out Tehoupitoul s to the junc
tion of Delord and Annunciation, thence br
Annunciation street and to the right around
Annunciation Square back into Annunelation
strest, and out Anutnclation street to the sta
tion on LouislaIna Avenue.
In returning the ears enter Chippewa, and
follow that street to Annunoiation Mquare.
thence around that seqiar to Annunciation'
street, and down that street to Delord. thnettc by
Doelord to-Peters street, and via Peters street to
Canal and baca to the starting point.
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The Tehoupitoulas street eare start from
Canal street, near Cimp. thence up T'hotttli
toulns stre't to Louisiana Aveune. ltutrn by
Tehoupltoulasa street (double track) to Felifcity
Road, thence down Peters street to Canal to
stat ting point.
By this line tle visitor cal see the vtor manu
faetory and thegreti elevator. By a change of
care at Louisiatna Avtnue visitors 'an g o the
City lPrk, 8lxth District. and return by the
same route. At Louislana Avenue and Na
polean Avenue visitors (an take cars to return
to the city by Carrolltoitn ailroad cars.
These lines comprise two routes, which start
at the junction ofl t. Charles lnd C ilal streut s
near the Clay ISatute, one miarked Barotnell and
the other Dryades.
Both pass up St. Charles street. by a single
track, to Tivoli Clrtle,'thenen into Trition Walk.
The I.arullnne cars pass from Triton Walk intot'
Baronne street, then utp Baronane street to the
station at Eighth street.
The Dryands cars turn from Triton Walk Into
Dryades street, passing Dryales Market: thanorn
up Dryades street to St. Andrew, and ttirorugh
St. Andrew to Jlarolnne, thence by a commlnon
track to the station at Eighth street.
In returning, tthet cars of the line marked Bia
ronne turn into Carondolet street, and tlnllce
by a single track all the way down to Canal
street, and I)ack to the starting point.
The cars marked Dryades in returning from
the Eighth street station, pass out Eighth
street to St. Dents, tIiwn St. Dents into Dryade-s.
down Dryndes and through St. Andrew into
Rlampart, dow It Rampart to Canal, and thence
to the Clay Statue.
The cars of these lines. In golna out St.
Charles street, pass the Nt. Charles Hotttl, the
Masonitc Hall, thie Academy of Music. thet Ht.
Charles Theatre, the City Hall, fronting La
fayette Mqtuare, and the Exposition Building.
Tie ears of this line start ata station on MI'g-.
nolia street, near the passeng r depot of the
Neow Orleans, St. Louis and Chicago Railroad
(formerly Jackson Railroad), and passes first
ltto Erato street, thence out Erato to Caron
dolet, down Carondeilt and across C(anal into
Bourbon. down lBourbon to Esplanade. out Es
planado anll through D)eoatur to a tation on
SIvrsian Flields , alongside of the Pontehar
train Railroad dtepot. At this point you can
take the passenger oars of the Poutehartraini
railroad. which will convoy you a dis'ance ol
seven miles to Mlilneburg, on Lake Pontchar
train, a very popular pltce of pleasure resort
for the New Orleans people. These cars leave
by locomotive power almost every hour.
In returning from the Pontchalrtrain Depot,
the ears pass out Elysian Fields to Roval, thonrc
down IRtyal to Canal,and'around the Clay Statue
Into St. Charles, thence up St. Charles to
Tivoli Circle and into Triton Walk. theonc to
Dryades street, and up I)ryades to Clin,.and out
Clio to the starting point near theJaokson Rail
road Depot.
In returning on Royal street these oars pass
the State IHouso. whlch was formerly the St
Louis Hotel. The frescoes in the rotunda of the
Htatet-Honse, by Canova, are the handsomest
productions of the kind in the United States.
The cars of this line start on the river
side of the Clay Statute, opposite the en
trances to Royal and St. Charles streets. thence
go out Canal to Dauphine. down Dauphine
to Dumiine, out Dumaine to Broad. out Broad
to Laharpe. and thence to the car station. At
this point passengers disembark to enter the
Fair Grounds by the Gentilly Road gate. A
little further on is a station or stopping point
where passengers can enter the Fair Grounds
by a gate on Savage street, 0
In returning, these cars pass by the Grand
Route St, John, crossing Fsplanade street. and
going along the bank of the Bayou St. John to
Dumaine, thence down Dumaine to Broad, up
Broad to St. Peter, and thence by St. Peter to
Btrgutndy, and up Burgundy to Canal, and
beck to the Clay Statue.
In returning, one of the ears of this
line passes from the car station back
into Broad. thence by Broad Into Ursu
lines and along Ursulines to .lrgundy, and
thence by Burgundy to Canal, and back to the
starting point.
The cars of this line start at the foot of Canal
street near the Love.s and go out Canal to
C1alborne. thence out Claiborne to Elysian
Fields, thence by Elysian Fields to Urquhatrt
street. thence by Urquhart to the station on La
fayette Avenue. In returning, the cars pass
from Lafayette Avenun Into Ooodebildren,
thence to Elysian Fields back to (Claiborne. and
through Claiborne Iya double track back to the
starting point on Canal street.
Claiborne Is one of the widest and most at
tramtive streets in the city.
C(arsof this line marked Canal and Common
streets. start from the same point near the
Levoe, thence go out Canal street to Rampart,
through Rampnrt to Comnmon, out Conmmton to
hhe station, betwoon Tonti and Rot.lohlave
;trea.ts. On retu rnlng. tilee t'ls pass bty a paral
1I double tra-k down Commton to Basin. out
Basin to Canal, and thence to the starting
This line ptasIst; on Comtmon street the oolo
rated Ctharity Hbspital and Hotel D)iu.
This is one of the first roads built on the
American continent for the transportation of
It is five miles long. between the Mississippi
river and Lake Pontchartrain. In one straight
line. running nearly due north.
The trains are conveyed by steam engines.
and the depot, or starting point. is on Elysian
Fields, near its intersection with Chartres
street. I)lrect connection between this depot
and Canal street can be made by the red ears at
the corner of Bourbon and Canal, which pass
across the city from the Jackson to the Pont
chartrain Railroad depot. At the Lake termfi
nll of this road are the famous restaurants of
Bonudro, Mlguel. the Washlngt)n, (etc. and aro
plaoes of great resort for epicures and pleasure
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Slight draughts intoxicate the brain.
But drinking detly sobers it again.--Pope.
Ergo bibite "Bollinler."
The llver Dollar.
(Clncinnati Enquirer.)
PTHIl,ADELIlPiA. Mnarch I.--It will be two
weeks before the first silver dollar will beotot,
but by April they will be eolning out at the
ratA, of 100.0nI day. Ga l. Ceo. M or gan, the
English engraver, wvlitoe design has boen ac
i'ptei, will htave the hubs linished on Mon
day, having done all the work possible prior
to the passage of the bill. The mianufacture
of the dies will Ie a work if ten days more',
after which coining will proceed as rapidly as
The mini, has I.een tlioroughlv overhauled.
the dirt cleared away, the furnace renlovated,.
and everything done to push the work as fast
as Plssslile. The government bought a lot of
silver a week ago. and has at lthe mint nearly
a quarter of a million, but will recoive $:l.o,000
more from New York hil-day. There need I,
no fear of idling. for the munts are anxious st
do all the work they can, and findawork for as
manly lpeople as possible. o
Army oflicers at Omaha anticipate an ae
tive campaign against the Indians beginning
early next month. Crook will probably heal
the foe.s, about 3000 strong, after deduct ions
for sickness and garrison and special duty,
while Sitting Ilull, with 7000 discontented In
dians, will be in the field against hin. By
way of allies, however, the whites will have
sonme 1200 Arapahoes, besides :tes. Shoshones
and loyal Sioux.
"'Bollinr" drr.y, extra quality.
If you want any and all kinds of decoratad
French china, go to E. Offner & Oo.'s. 174 Canal
The Young Man's Benevolent Association, re
nowned for their selet and highly successful
halls. intend to excel all previous ifforts Mardi
Gras night, at the St. Patrick's Hall.
Commercial and financial Matters.
It is said the fnlrt batch of new silver dollars
will be used to pay Congressmen.
The delsion of Judge Billings in the libel
ease of the ship Tornado, which was expected
to 1~ Ziven on Monday, will be rendered on
A million dollars has been placed to the credit
of the Philadelphia mint. and s4oo,esn to the
credit of the Carson City mint, so that both can
begin work on silver dollars at once.
lUp to the first of March the receipts of sugar
at this port amounted to ae.000 hhds, against
oe.t00w hhds for the same time last year; of
molaessn 28t.190 bbs,. against 2277,esa bbls last
Forty-eight thoulsandedollars, or more than
$'ntb0 a day, has boen expeufded thibis nIonth tby
the New York r4tret Commissioners in putting
the streets in what the New York herald says is
a condition to broed pestilence.
According to the Now York papers there was
considernble excitlement in th dry goods trade
of that city owing to a break in the prli'es of
cotton prints. Large sales were made on the
2th uilt. at redued prices. American fancies
deolined to oto. ,retonnes s.e. shirt lngs 4'ac.
not roles ..al, net garden fancies ,,5. andl Con
estoga sae,. It is believed this will lenad to cur
tailing the productillon at We stern print works.
It is said that nearly all the cotton anl woolen
mills in New England have been riunilng full
time, and are selling enormous quantities of
goods, but at a very sranil Irofit.
According to the New York Tribune's na
count. Johll Iarron, cashier, deo.rve ai mronu
mont. for in these days of absconding and em
bostling and rehypothecating it is no small
thing for a hink ofnhinal to lay down his life
rather than betray atrust. The story has been
told already in thedispaclhea from I)exter. Mo.,
but it cannot he repeatedl too often. The brave
man was discovereud Inst raturday morning ly
ing in the vault of the savings bank, hand
cuffed and g:ggel, with a rope around his
neck. He had bonn attackeud by three robbers
on the previous afternoon while replen
ishing the firn. The assailants vihlently
expectetd to find the safe unlooked, but
the doors were closed and the funds of the
bank were protected by a combinaton and a
time -lock. They put a rope around the cashier's
neck. struck him on the head and threatened
to kill him if he would not toll them the combi
nation and enable thomn to open the safe. iHe
preferred to die rather than help thonm plunder
the bank. So they lokeod him up in the vault to
die of suffocatolli and his wounlds, and ran
away with the change in the till and the moneoy
in his pocket-book. Courage, Ihroism and
fldelity such us he displayed, ought not to bc
forgolttn with the morning newspaper. Doubt
lons hil Inst thoughts in the agony and dark
nass of the vault worn of tihe wife and children
who were waiting for his return. If they ned
help, the bankers of Now England and New
York ought to raise n n ampln fud fortheir
bonleft; and the grave should not remain un
Close of Winter Pork Packing.
For many years the winter pork packing sea
son In the West closed on the first of March; but
Iast spring the Board of Trade of Chicago (the
controlling meat market on this continent )
changed this custom or law, and formally de
clared that all pork packed after that period of
the year which was sound and of full weight
should be considered standard. The Cincinnati
Price Current, however, continues to make up
its reports of the winter packing to the first of
March. From that most reliable journal we
take the following:
'With to-day ends th~ winter pork packing
season. It is safe to say that no one lIdentifloa
with the trade fully foresaw what may be termed
the extnt of the vinter crop of hogs in the
West; no one, previous to the first of January.
believed that Chicago packing would approach
2,500,000 head of hogs during the season, or that
the aggregate at the six larger cities would ap
proximate 4,700,000. It was shown that tho ao
parent basis of supply was ,1 to 20 per qt
greater in 1877 than in 1876-but the summi
racking In 1877 had exceeded that of 1876 by 250,
c0o head or more, and it was regarded likely that
this would appear to have been a pait of
the apparent Increase in supply, Again. the
warm weather which prevailad during DeDonm
bar had an effect in shaping the outrome oL the
season's supplies which diffored quite t ato
rially from tile opinions which were then being
formed as to the probabilities in this respect..
This wrmln weather in December. which made
the packing record show at deficit of upward of
600 oon heal on the first of January. as compared
with the previous winter, was doing more t)
overcome that deflolcncy and accomplish a re
markable increrse than wasgenerally calculated
upon; and the conditions following having bteen
of a most favlratble nature for the promotion of
a long crop, the outcome of the season has beien
quite diffrent from what would have seemed
likely by the evidences in )Decemtinr. * * *
Our table below shows the total parking for
theI winter at. the six largte itine to have reached
naproximatoly 4.485.000. This exhibit may be
modified or onlarged by final returns, but no
essential change is to be oxtportd. This shows
an increase of about 1.200,000 hogs packed at
these places. We have no IUseneri information
as yet from interior points, which it may be
safe to say have likely packed abouto 1,800,000
head. We shall otTer complete information as
soon as it is possible to ac(lolro the same from
the 5(xa Darking points in the W-st. The quality
of hogs during the winter has been excellent as
a rule, and weights will likely show from (;to to
pounds inorease, while the total number packed
will exceed any previous winter more than 500,
00oo0 hogs.
Th'ri number of hogs packed sinceo November
1 at the places named, according to latest mall
and telegraphic information received, compares
with last year as follows:
1877-78. 1876-77.
Feb. 28s. Samt date.
Cincinnatl ........... 6. . . , 0 523576
Chicago ............ ..2,450,0() 1,618.08
Nt. Louis................. 5,,00, 414,747
Indianapolis ............. 270, 294,19
Milwaukeoo ... .. ...... 0,000 225.u69
Louisville. 0 .... 2810(10 214.802
Total, six cities.... 4...4485000 3.291,065
Cedar Rapids ................ 125.0o 76,945
Kansas City ......... 18, 11,038
Cleveland............ . . 100,000 121,202
Des Moines ................ 00100 61,780
The following shows the total tnmber of hogs
packed in the West for each winter season for
the previous twenty-eight years, accordling to
14 .o 5-....... 1,5;2.2210 18H6(-fi6 . ..3.361,105
1 0 51 ...... 1.332.817 1584-i5..... 2,422.779
1851-i 2 .- .. .1.162 44 8 1 516 (l .... . 7...1,72 955
1 2-5 . . ...... 2,201.1 10 1811 67 . .....2.4 0,7 1
1 5 -5 ......2,5:4 770 11667 .........2,7 1 (0 4
1854-51 ... '2.121 4041 1 -l 9 .... 2 4.9,872
1855 56 ... ....2,44R ,502 14l59.-70 . ..... 2.635.312
18511-57 ... 1,1:L.4078 1870-71 .....(..:1,15,251
1857-68. . . 2,210 7 171-72..........4,831558
1858 59.. . 9 .2.46.5520 1872 73 2 ..... 410,314
185!-60...... 2.350.812' 1473-74 5.4i 6,2(00
16 .... ....2,5,70'2 1.474-75 . .... 56f 6,2228
1t61-t2 . . 2.R91 ((16 1975-71.. 4,( 40.135
1862-63:.... 4.069.520 1876-77........ 5,181:308
TMhlt Year's Cattle Drive to Kansas.
Those whothink that Western Texas has been
deprived of all her cattle by those who have
been driving to Kansas and the Territories
since the war are badly mistaken. True, cer
tain sections have been ridden of great num
bers of the long horns which used to roam over
them, yet in other parts the rapidly increasing
bovine seems as numerous as over. The drive
to Kansas this year will be an exteneive one.
and stock men with whom our reporter has
conversed are of the opinion that sales will be
effected with promptness and at paying rates.
The whole number of cattle to hbe driven, as re
Dorted by Mr. Richard Head. foreman of Elli
son & DeowesMn. is 223.400 head. The hulk of
th' s eant'le is destined for Fort Dodge. Kansas,
and Ogailala, Nebraska.-[San Antonio Express
A Monster Steamshlp.
The largest steamship excepot the Great Eas
torn ever built is n'w moored to the wharf of
the French Steamship Company, at Pier No. 50,
North river. She is named the Hoope-. and has
hernstofora been used in the laying of telegraph
cables. This is her first trip to this onuntry.
In the spring she will return to her rld work.
Shebwas hbtit at Newcastle-on-Tyne, by C. Mitch
ell, in 1a73. and is clasQed 100 A 1 at Ilord's.
She is 350 feet over all. 5s feet broad and at feet
deep. She is built of iron, and is rigged as a
three-masted schooner. She is registered as
4935 tons. but has a cannaity of 6000 tons, exclu
slve of passengers. She has two compound in
verted engines of 400o nominal horse power
built by T. Clark & Co.. Newcastle, and is firtl
with steam windlass, winches, crane and be'
and donkey engines. In her are thre 5r ·,
tanks, one 41 faot in diameter and 30 f o deep,
another 83 by so feet, and the third 6' 6p 8' feept.
In the center one have been stored 47.00 bushels
of corn. In the spaces between 'hese tanks she
has room for 400 tons of freighb . Rhe will carry
out the I,.rgst cargo that 'jver left the United
States.--[N. Y. Times.
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0 Monday Evening, March 4, 1878. 1
C'earings. Balances.
March .............. $i.0.87IH 03 $.272 070 79
March 4 ....... ................. Holiday.
To-day being a legal holiday no business of
import anre was tranllsated inl fnancial circles.
Thie itock Ex.changes, tanks and public institu
tions. generally wore closed.
We quotO excet,tional paper 7058 cent:
Al do [email protected]: second grade do 123--; loans on
collaterals 7185: Al mortgage paper 8t50lO:
second grade do [email protected] V cent per annum.
Moonday Evening. March 4. 18758.
(GENERAL IIEHAIKSM-To-day has been a
clear, cool and delightful day: and being a
legal holiday, tfle banks and publio institutions
were elosed.whltch put an effectual estoppel on
general business.
However, the news of the signing of the treaty
stipulations by the Russian and Turkish au
thorsitioes and thile consequerlnt improvonemnt in
the Cotton market at Liverpool and New York,
had a favorable effect upon our market. In the
fleecy staple. and the sales reacheld 1oon lales, at
an advance of '...',e ' pound, The sales
would havn been much larger, but holders gon
rally a(lvanced their prices to such a degren
thlatbuyers did not feel themselves justified in
meeting them.
In Provisions there Is no change worthy of
mention. Prices are about the same, with a
very little movement.
T''he Flour market continues quiet. althouglh
slightly easier to purhllasers, bit we cllnot
quotn the c'ommodity lower, while the demand
is fair.
,ince Saturlayi there have been fresh sup
plies of Corn Meal, which have been taken up
readily, but prices of this article havo under
gone no change.
Corn is firm, with Iales of 2200 barrels at prices
ranging from so to 53' per bushel.
The prices of Oa()t are steady aindl demand
moderate, the reported sales being 500 bags at
37 [email protected] per bushel.
COTTON--The tone of the market throueh
ollt thel day lhas been strong, lnder ith inftli
I'll of favorable advio's froml abroad. Not
withs ns diniIlg hra]ers na1 1d sellers were alpart in
their views, a moderate lblusiness was trl.aneacted.
the sales anlotllliug to 1;00 bales, at an advance
of (00lC,
The oml,,al closilng of tile Cotton Exchange
was as follows:
,r.. ~ r. vl ,-..,r w+w ,t
Low Ordinary ..........·.. 7. :T
Ordinary .................. 7'. 7
Good Ordinary .............. s' s
Low Middling ............... 99 .,
M iddling ................... 10% 1L,
Good Middling...... .. ..11'6 s ii
Middling Fair ............. ii 11
Sales to-day, ;oo bales. Market firm.
In store and on shipboard Sept. 1. 1877.....21,856
Gross re'eipts since yesterday. 22,911
Gross receipts previously ......1,s6..0. -1,4.,09s
o Total supply .......... 1.41,:1..5
Exported to-day............. . 21.fc(
Exported previously ..... o. io.. 1,0o309-1,0o9.974
Total stocks this day .................... 341,191
Total stock this day last year ........... 301,439
The exports to-day were 10,511I hbles to Liver
pool. 7239 to Bremen, 26201 to 3arcelonla and 1249
to Genoa.
Ndt receipts since Saturday............. 21025
Receipts from other ports.............. . 1.91(;
Net receipts last Sunday and Monday 10,4u8
Net receipts this day last year.......... 2.873
Net'receipts since Friday ............... 22a,66
Not receipts same time last week .... 16.533
Net receipts same time last year ..... 3. 6,4e
Net receipts since September 1.........,15.4,24
Net receipts same time last year.........1.033,900
Cotton on shipboard as per account of the
Ootton Exchange, as follows: Liverpool 25,762
bales, Havre 28,020. Bremen 0370. Mediterranean
2653. North Bea 28.518, Spain --. Baltic ports
17.718; coastwise :038: total. 112.609 bales. This,
taken from the stock at noon. as noted at the
Exchange. leaves in presses 224.682 hales. o
The movement at ports as per telegrams to
the (CottonExchange for three days up to 12 m.
to-day, is given below:
o Recelved Same timen ame time
% sinuce Friday. last week. last year.
New Orleans..... 22.6(4 or;.a53 3.c02
Galveston ........ 3,82 3.430 1,04(0
Mobile............ 2,427 4 521 591
Savannah ....... 23.76 3.919 921
Charleston .....I 2,217 1,992 1,300
Wilmington ".... 410 1.007 227
Norfolk........... 1.993 2.0 2.132
Baltimore... 79 23 .
Now York......... 1,3;t 2,006 134
iBoston................ 1.5 922
Philadelphia..... 11 214 133
Other ports ..........
Total ........ 42,833 37.525 12,292
Recelts at ports since September 1 ......,600.s03
IReceip)tssame tirne last year............ 504,210
ReceipOlts same time year before... .....39,40r
The consolidated report for the week gives
exports to
O. P,. F'ee. Con. Chan. Rt'ks.
This week .2....20,6 3:07 30,064 1.550 797,428
Last week ......25.975 9,172 4.305 ..... 588,228
This week l't y'r 19,05H 974 540 ...... 861,613
OCEAN FREIGHTS-Are quoted as follows:
By steam-Cotton to Liverpool [email protected]; to
Bevel -d; to Bremen -d; to Boston, Provl
dence., Fall River, Philadelphia and Baltimore.,
via New York '6c; to New York hc; grain to
Liverpool los t.d, and - to Bromen f quarter.
By sail-Cotton to Liverpool 13-1207-lOd; to
Havre 'rc; to Bremen '7c; to Genoa ?..1lc;
grain to the Continent 7s8 d.
Steam rates to Northern ports are quoted at
$1 25 on molasses ' bbl to New York. and $t914 no
a hhd on sugar. By sail the rate on molasses to
New York is $1 25 I bbl.
SUGAR-In this article there was but a small
movement and prices are easy.
We quote: Inferior [email protected]'; common to
good common 5sl't6'kn; fair to good fair
[email protected]: fully fair 60; prime 7e; stricily
prime 7 74(t70:c; gray clarified - @-c; yellow
clarified, as in quality, [email protected] .c; off whites, good
to choice, sI @sc: white clarlloed s'[email protected]>9.
MOLASSES--The market is nominal, and
the demand limited.
We quote: Common [email protected]; fair [email protected];
prime [email protected]; strictly prime 3323o50; choice
[email protected]
FLOUR--The market continues quiet, al
though somewhat easier to Itulyers, without
being quotatbly lower. The demand is fair, with
sales as follows: 4o bbls at S 975; Ito hbls at $61 lo;
50 bids at $s 211; 200 andt 201) bils at $ 45r,; 25 andt
10 at $6 50o bbl : too. 125 and 550 bbls on private
We quote tinle to superfine at [email protected] 28 single
extra $1 so; do1uble extraL S 75(905; trbleo
extra. low to c·hoi'e. $5 25(45 75: choice extra
$64)G 25: fancy cihoie $( 259(0 75 $ bbl. On
these pri ',s dealers obtain an advance of 50oc
on job s.aes.
CORN MEAL-Althoughb fresh supplies have
come in sine( Slaturday, the market is not ma
terially changed. The re',eipts wore about all
taken up as soon as landed. and the market is
steady on round lots at $2 791!2 75, dealers job
bing still at $2 950:1 " bbl.
Sales-50o bbls at $2 70; 1too0 bbls at $2 70; 100
bhls at $2 75, and 00o hbis on private terms.
quoted at $b730 25 'S bbl ex landing, and $3 259,9
3 5o ex store.
GRITS-Supply good and demand steady:;
common to choice selling on the landing aF'$3q
3 21. and out of store at $3 [email protected] 50 .- bbl.
PORK-The market is quiet and easy. and
the demand is fair. especially in the order trahe.
We quote round lots firm at $11 [email protected] 37k.
Dealers rates are unchanged; retail and job
lots selling at $11 752912.
DRY SALT MEATS-Demand fair. and mar
ket steady and strong on shoulders at ":4.o for
loose, and [email protected] for packed goods. Sides
are quiet and easy at s'405 ;5c for loose and
packed clear ribe. and s53e for loose and packed
clear sides. Dealers' rates are So.Yce higher.
Sales-2 car loads of boxed shoulders at 4c, and
15 boxes do. out of store, at 4-.c.
BACON-The demand is moderate and prices
arb steady. Shoulders 4';95c. long clear 6;)f99
6',. cleear rib sides 6,';os . and clear sides [email protected]
64e. Deal-ors' rates are 3ii .'c higher.
HAMS-Are in limited demand and prices
easy. We quote plain hams [email protected] and choice
sugar-cured [email protected], as in brand and quality.
LARD-Continues quiet but steady with a
moderate inquiry, chiefly of a jobbing kind. and
we ote packers' tierce and kettle rendered at
tV'@7%e, and refined tierce at 7}[email protected]%o. Dealers'
rates are [email protected] higher.
BREAKFAST BACON-There is an abundant
supply and the market is dull and easy at 7
@Oe: dealers charging 8s%@90 for small lots.
FULTON BEEF-Half-bbls $975; extra West
ern mess s$ [email protected] I bbl.
selling on orders in the job trade at$6 [email protected] 50 >
half bbl for pig pork, $10 [email protected] bbl for prime
mess pork, $90&9 50 for prime pork, and s9 75(
10 for rump pork. Pigs' feet are selling at
s$11 25 I keg. Ham sausages are dull and
quoted at [email protected] , lb. Pickled pigs' tongues are
quoted at 6e apiece. Pickled heads are offer
iug at $9 [email protected] 50 It tierce, .and jowls at $4 50
5 50 V barrel. Bologna sausage 6eo. Spare
ribs-none in market. Side ribs [email protected] O
CORN-Is firm. Sales--30 yellow at 5e(: 700
and roe white mixed at 52'.; 0oo and too mixed
at 5:1r' bushel.
OATl'-Prices are steady and the demand
moderate. Sales-v30o bags choice at, 37i, and
l00 do at 38sc ' bushel.
BRAN-None in first hands. Dealers are
holding at s1 ~r owt.
HlAY--Quiet but steady. Cholo 51([email protected]$17 50
Prmle$ s6rt15 toll.
COFFEE--Is quiet and unchanged.
Cargoes. Job Lots.
Prime .. ............ [email protected]'; 1 1 @(i ',
[email protected] 17'[email protected] t
Fair...................16 @(1o, 16ir%@1in,
Ordinary..... ......14'[email protected] 15 '4Q15.
Extremn rang............................. .13 20
TOBACCO- Dull. Stock on sale c600 hhds.
Inferior lugs ...........................2.. @ 21
Low lugs ............ ............. [email protected] s
Medium .......................... .. . 8s'[email protected] i5,
Good to fine....... ............ ....... 4 @ 43
Low leaf. ............................ [email protected] ~'s
Medium .................... ............. @ 7
o ....od............................... 7'[email protected] R
Fine ................................... 9 @10
elanctions ............................lo @12
BAGGING-tRtnady at 1lo In round lots; re
tailing at [email protected]'4e. Baling twine at 183e in
round lots: retailing at 14c.
BUTTER - Moderate stock. Demand fair.
Choice New Y,,rk creamery [email protected]: Now York
dairy, fine [email protected]; Nw York good [email protected]; low t01d
medium grades [email protected] Western-choice, fresh
packeod180i19: good do 15'.17; good fruit house
14i15; summer muncked 13'144; low grades 855
12; roll, wet packed ir10I; roll, tubs. [email protected]'20.
CHEESE-Prime Western factory 12 12 laK;
good do [email protected] New York cream [email protected],4.
WHISKY-Is easy, city made selling at Irreg
ular plrices from $1 [email protected] o03, and Western recti
fied at $1 [email protected] o06 gallon.
STARCH-In good demand at 303 loc in lots;
jobbing at [email protected] lb.
WOOL-More stocks offering than there is de
mand, and it is hold above the views of buyers,
Burry is qnloted at [email protected] Louisiana clear 26o0c.
clear lake 279~i29 ' lb .
SALT-Stock light, demand active. A cargo,
all coarse, sold at soc per sack afloat. We quote
prieos at the warehouse: Coarse [email protected], fine
$1 [email protected] 10. Turks Island neglotetl at 32e I
bushel. Table salt in pockets 1%@7Ko each, as
In size.
POULTRY-Old chickens $4'42 5. young $$2
2 50: ducks @33 50; geese [email protected];: turkeys [email protected]
I dozen.
EGGS-Western o1012c; Louisiana [email protected]
RICE-Is firm. No. 2 8'0040, common 4'YR.e,
ordinary 5'd(50'e, fair 5%@i~50, good [email protected]'5,
prime . @.('sc, chooice 67e4 P lb.
ESCULENT'S-Potatoes are selling at $1 [email protected]
a25:; onions at $2 75(.5 50; apples at $1 50(53; 9
bbl:; cabbages at $5 s 100. and $2 [email protected] ( 50
Domestic Markets.
NEW YonK. March 4, 12 m.-Coffee quint: saPles
1075 per tlassnii at New Orleans at 16', : .o0
laraeanibo coffee here p. t.; "argoes ordlnary
14'[email protected]'- ; fair 10; good 16e;; prime 17'4: lots
14::915' ;tava20 :(221. RIawsugar quet ;sales
1014 hhds of grocery; Cuba fair to prime; 450
hoxes of Demerara; 9o100 bags. Refining fair to i
good fair 7 L4t47 .bid. ', high'r asked; prime 7. I
Reflned sugar quiet: yellow 7107N: extra C s'i
Rl'. ; standard A 8'[email protected]; off A w52 a', ; standard
srnsshed s9,@lo; powdered 9i ; granulated 9',
"0t; out loaf 10iS10o'. HyruDps-molasses 2)
35; sugar 340044; molasses. English islands [email protected]
36; New Orleans 33050,r).
Hiire-Carolina 5,[email protected]' ; Patna7'[email protected]',; Ran
goon WOO'e. P'runes-Frenioh. new 9t12; Turk
ish, new s'4ow10. iRaisons-seedless $2 75(04 25;
now layer $i [email protected] 55; Muscatel, new $1 70(9't 85;
Valencia, new '"b. Currants--nw 5%@,'i.
Figs-now layer 7tIt'll. Almonds-Ivaca 1501
15',; Languedoe 1i9q19'4: Tarragona 15.40119.
Brazil nuts 45)Ci4. Filberts-Barcelona 8'zj 9;
Hicily 9';@10. Sardines-quarters lai1? n;
halves 191''020. Spices-Afrloan ginger 6';
race 0: cassia 18seh'21; c'oves [email protected]; nutmegs
80_s85'i. Pepper-Singapore 12'i,&125; Suma
tra [email protected]; pimento 140114' . Soda-Dwight's
[email protected]!,. Linseed oil [email protected]
NEW YORa. March 4, 3:15 p. m.--Coffee quiet;
sales 996 Snowdrop, 1000 Eagle, private terms.
Rtw sugar quiet and firm; reflning-fair to
good fair generally held at 7%i"077' ; prime 7'4.
lUflned sugar easy.
CHICAno, March 4.-Wheat opens with sales
at st g0s April. Corn 43a' May, Pork $to 1o April:
sales at $10 cash. Nothing in other options.
Lard 7.20 April; 7.30 May.
11:45 a. m.-Ma'rket quiet. Wheat $1 [email protected]
1 os'; April. Corn 43t,@43', May. Dry salt
meats-Shoulders 3.50, long clear 5.25. short ribs
1:30 p.m., Morning call.-Pork quiet; $19 02',
April; $1l 17' May. Lard 7.12%'i'7.15 April.
7,[email protected],' May. Dressed hogs $4. Meats s0
lower. Breadstuffl unsettled. Wheat $1 07'",1
1 07'6 March or cash, $1 os 4 April. Corn 42
cash; 424(142'd April; 425,@42% May. Oats 26'I
CHICAOO, March 4. 3:30 p. m., Close,-Pork
steady; $10o o2'la1n o5r April: $10 17';(a59o 2o May.
Lard steady;, April; 7.256(i7.27'. May.
Breadstuffs unsettled. Wheat $1 07'91 1 no"
April. Corn 411a(41476 cash or March; 41'7i0
42 April; 42V&42'. May; 41' .Tune. Oats 217,[email protected] M
25 March: 24(53215' April; 230i May.
ST. LouIs. March 4.-Wheat--No. 2 red $1 22
bid cash; No. 3 red weak, $1 1sRI March, $1 I9l;
April. $1 18 cash. Corn weak; 414 March and
April 42 &42a3 May 41'i cash. Oats quiet: 25',
bid March. 2;', cash. P'ork lower and dull at
$10 so cash, $to 60 May. Cut meats lower and
market demoralized; shoulders 3',, clear rib
c(le5 or, cear sides 5.230d15'4. Biacon dill ; shoul
ders 4'¾ ,iN4. clear rib [email protected] clear sides (;'I.
Lard nominally 7.15417.20.
Foreig[n Markets.
LIVERPOOL. March 4, 12:15 p. m.-Cotton
ective and firmer. Middling uplands .'.a. Mid
dling Orleans Crlid; sales 15,500 bal's, of which
20on hales are for export andi speculation.
Wheat-Western spring 9s drClos leOd; West
ern winter 1s IOs10lSlls 6d. Flour-Western canal
21s 6d4127s. Corn-new 265 [email protected] old [email protected]
24s 6d. Oats-No.j2 Western 3s. Barley-No. 2
Western as lld. Canadian peas 36s 6d. Pork
erime Western 63s. Beef-prime mess 8.s.
Lard--prime W.stern 37s 9d. Cheese-good to
fine Ols. Bacon-long clear 289. short clear 29s,
Tallow D. y. c. London 39s Od, good to fine 405 6d.
Room 12 City Hall,
New Orleans. March 2, 1578.
Sealed proposals will be received at this office
until FRIDAY. March 9. at 12 o'clock m., for
furnishing SHILLS in such quantities as may
be required from time to time for the use of the
public squares.
The city reserves the right to reject any or all
mh2 td Administrator.
Room No. 12 City Hall,
Now Orleans. March 2, 1975.
HSaled proposals will be received at this office
until FRIDAY, March ,. at 12 o'clock m., for the
erection of a fence around the McCarthy
BSqare. in accordance with speHifications fur
nished by the City Surveyor, and now on fIle in
this office.
A certificate of deposit of twenty-five dollars
from the Administrator of Finance must nc
company each bid.
The city reserves the right to reject any or all
mhs td Administrator.
DR. W. BILLE, Specialist for all Chronic Dis
eases. Private Diseases and Female Diseases
has just returned from Europe. Office, 154 Canal
street, between Baronne and Carondelet streets,
up stairs. Nervous Debility, Weakness, either
caused by abuse or age, ALWAYS cured in a
short time. Private Diseases treated after a new
sure and quick method. Female Diseases treated
with greatest success.
Dr. Bille's reputation as a skilled and success
ful physician Is already years ago established
in New Orleans and vicinity and he has cured
hundreds of cases here which other physiciavs
had failed to benefit,which is well known to the
public. Dr. Bille is a graduate from one of the
best colleges in Europe, and was for years as
sistant physician to Prof. Ricord, Paris. Con
sultations and correspondence strictly confl
dential. Charges moderate. 154 Canal street,
DB, W. BILLE 15 Ganal street, des tt
New orleans. March 4, .1878.
An ordinance fixing the rates which owners C
drivers of public hacks, cabs and carriag
may charge for the use of the same.
SECTION 1. Be it ordained by the City Gotul
of the city of New Orleans. That it shall not
lawful for any owner, driver or person havi
I charge or authority over a public hack,earri
or cab for hire, to charge more than the folio
ing rates for the use of the same:
For carriages drawn by two horses, any d|
tance not exceeding one mile, or twelvesquar
tor one or two persons, one dollar each, and f
each succeeding mile or less, seventy-five cea
For every such carriage hired by the ho
three dollars for the first hour and two dolli
for each succeeding hour or fractional
thereof, for the use of the entire carriage.
For cats or carriages drawn by one ho
any distanee not exceeding one mile (or twel
squares), for one or two persons, seventy-fl
oents each, and for each succeeding mic o
less. fifty cents.
For every such cab or carriage hired by tih
hour. $2 for the first hour and $1.50 for each sn
ceeding hour or fractional part thereof, for
entire cab or carriage.
These rates shall apply from sunrise till ml
night. From midnight till sunrise the prl
shall be fixed by agreement with the driver, b
in no case sha I double the above rates be e
ceeded : prori,led, however, that nothing in t
ordinance shall be so construed as to restr
the owner or driver of any of the vehicles me
tioned from contracting at a greater compe
tion than the rates fixed herein,
BrE.2. Be it further ordained, Thatanyown
or driver of a vehicle found violating the oro
visions of this ordinance shall be subjected to
fine not exceeding $1e, recoverable before a
recorder, and, in default of the payment, be in
prisoned not exceeding thirty days.
SEc, 3. Be it further ordained, That all ow4
ere or drivers of public vehicles to whom thf
ordinance may extend are required, under
penalty of $25, to have a copy of this ordinan
conspicuously posted in their cab or carriage
and in default of the payment of sa!d fine .
be imprisoned not exceeding ten days, or bo
at, the option of the recorder.
Sec. 4. Be it further ordained, That this on
nance shall take effect from and after the
teenth of February, 1872, and all ordinanee,
parts of ordinances in confllot herewith be A.
the same are hereby repealed.
Adopted by the Council of the city of NeO
leans. February 6, 1872.
Yeas-Cookrem. Shaw, Delassize, Remi
Lewis, Walton, Bonzano,
A true copy:
A true c1,y: E. L BOWER,
mh4 t. (,tief Clerk to Ed. Pilsbury Mayol
tRom No. 10, Clty Hall,
0 New Orleans, March 8, 1878.
The attention of the public is respeotfull
called to the following city ordinance, concern.
Ing the cleanliness of streets and gutters. Par.
ties are recuested to deposit the refuse a
sweepings from dwellings, stores, etc.,
kitchen offal in tubs, barrels, baskets or othb
suitable receptacle. Any violation of this rul
will subject the party or parties so doing to th
full penalty of the law.
It is the wish of this department that a prope
disposition to comply with the ordinance O
the subject will be shown by the publio.
JOHN MoCAFFREY, Administrator.
MAYORALTY orF Nw Om.aAws, 1
City Hall. May 20, 175.
INo. 3126-Administration Series.
An ordinance to provide for the cleanliness o
streets. gutters, etc.
SEBaoN 1. Any person who shall keep, thro4
or deposit any offal, filth, foul or offensive mai
ter, corrupt or putrid water, or any shells. haW
straw. kitchen stuff, paper, cloth, vegetable ma
ter, or any substances of any kind that may b
offensive to smell, or injurious to health, or Ue
bln to become so, In any yard, lot, space
building, sidewalk, gutter, drain or canal,
shall suffer or allow or permit the same to
(lone or remain, shall be liable to a fine n
exceeding twenty dollars for each and every o
Tense; provided, that ordinary refuse and swee
I ings from stores, dwelling houses and othe
tenements. and kitchen offal shall be deposits
in tubs. boxes, barrels, baskets, or other suitabl
receptacle, and be placed on the outside of th
banquettes, convenient to be taken off by th
otTffal carts; and hereafter such deposits shall b
made not earlier than 3 a. m. nor latter than 8
m., and the receptacles as above shall not
left on the banquettes after the hour of 9:30
m.; and the phrAse "any person" shall be he"
to include not only the adjacent proprieto
resident, occupant or person actually doing, o
who has done any of the things named heret
but also any one whose duty it is by law or cod
tract, to remove, or caused to be removed,
carried away, any such matters, substances 6
things as heroin set forth or intended.
SEC. 2. No person shall impede or obst
the passage or flow of water in any gutte
ditch, draining pipe or drain, or in any mann
dam the same, under a penalty not exceedin
Adopted by the Council of the city of N
Orleans. May 18, 1876.
CHAS. J. LEEDS, Mayor.
A true copy:
J. HI HARDY, Secretary. mh3
Room is. City Hall,
New Orleans, March 1. 1,878.
Bealed proposals will be received at this o
until MONDAY, the first day of April. 1878. at
o'clock m.. for the construction of a draini
machino, to be erected on the banks of the
leans Canal. on the property known as the O
CITY PARK, Metairie Ridge, in accordan
with the specifications on file in the office of
City Surveyor. All bids must be properly
vcloped and indorsed as follows: "Proposal
Construction of Draining Machine."
The city reserves the right to reject any or
mb h Administrator
City Hall. New Orleans. Dec. 0o, 1877.
CITY LICENSES for 1878 will be received
this office on WEDNESDAY, January 2.
the following rates of discount for prompt p
ment, viz.:
20 per cent discount for first week in Janu
15 per cent discount for second week in J
to per cent discount for third week in Janu
5 per cent discount for fourth week in Ja
3 per cent discount during the month of FB
ruary. o
deao tf J. C. DEN.R Adminlstrato
MAYOUAzrT o0 Nuw OaLhux
City Hall. February 2. 18.7.
The average priceof fresh flour being this d&
seven dollars; in accordance with said val
tion the price of bread for the week commes
ing on MONDAY. February 4. 1877. will be:
Sixty-two ounces for twenty cents.
Thirty-one ounces for ten cents.
SiBlxteen ounces for five cents.
Bakers of bread are required to use only t
best flour of the above value per barrel. and
ase of damaged or in ferior flour In bread offer
for sale in this city is prohibited, Oonsumw
of bread are requested to report to the near'
police station any violation of the above o
nanee. either in variation ot welght or a
leo3 ED. PILJB~UY. Maot

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