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THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL.--W EDXKSDAY, SEPTICMBEP 1, 1869.
TRADE. Review of the Trale and Con merce of Memphis During 1868 9. Growth and Increase in all Depart merits During Twelve Months. Grand and Cheering Results of the Labors of the Year. 6criji!3 Prosoects for 1869-70. the Year Another ;nu ha passed another com nsrcta! rear the most prosperous, the most certain in results that Memphis has known since the memorable first year of the war. We have increased our hanking capital by over t8O0,uJ0; we have pro lected and put under contract the .He I ma Railroad, and the Mississippi River Rail road ; we hare had a r gand Commercial Convention, leaving behind it a qiii.ken tng impulse, fresher ideas, affording us a bsser Insight into our future and leaving us more hopeful of a destiny worthy our rare and our central position in the Mis sissippi Valley. We have organized a barge line, have protected a Vicksbuifr packet line, also a line to Evansville, Ind. : w! hsve sustained, and with large profits, the St. Louis, the Cincinnati, the White river, the Arkansas river, the St. Francis river and Friar's Point Packet lines, be sides a regular line to New Orleans dur ing the cotton season. We have been able to assist in putting the Little Rock Railroad well on towards completion; are reaping the benefits of direct communi cation with St. Louis by way of the Bel moct and Iron Mountain Railroad; can announce the commencement of work on the Fort Smith Railroad: also that the Memphis, Spring field and Kansas City Railroad is well received by the Missouri public, and is Ukelv to be among our future highways mad sources of wel:h. We have initiated the great labor movement of the age, and with a prop-r and fair construction of the law by Secretary Bout .!!. may reasona bly expect to see thousands oi Chinese in and about Memphis, engaged in all the Mlsafpsvy, by this time twelve m wins. Th Immigration movement has received a fresh Impetus by the lal-or of Mr. Douo hue and others, and our latest advices from the North aud West lead as to an-J Ueipate a ery heavy indux of population feefure the close of lgffli-70. Our sales during the year Ifs-iS-P have generally been a large increase upon tlmae of the previous year. Iu cotton tu. re has teed a falling off of tSdOO bales ; yet wb are LAead1 of Mobile by nearly lW.Otw bile-. Of Cotton Seetf, oar Oil Mills cousuuied this year 94At sacks, against only wo last; an increase that shows the growth of this new industry, v.. . : in lstil bid fair and now bids fair to rival asport icn- steiy all others. Our Cattle Trade Increased immensely. During the year w received ill.?'? vjrainst ; i4s4 the vtar previous. The numlier of Hherp were also nearly moo over the pre vious fear's receipts. The Hogs received were largely In excess of tho- for the pre vious year: the difference b"irig as 1C..HT doriug lsc-9. to rJ300 during 167-. 1 This iarge receipt cf hog flesh operated delete- riousif upon the market lor Meat Pork and -'.h reported at about tu raur of ths previous vear. in Drv OooJs there has been a large increase over the business of 157-9; also in Hsta, Caps livots and Shops. Sales of imported Fur niture nave lairen below the previous year; but this is more than made up forln the immense increase of sales of Agricul tural implements. A correspoding in crease in sales of Hardware is a uoticeable feature of the year; also of Soap, Tobacco, Tar. Wheat. Whisky, White Lead, Wine tid Waon stuff. Of Lemons and Oranges we received li.uou boxes more than I he pre vious year; and of lime nearly double the am unt received in 1867-S. i) barrels Appieaand ls.Ooo package of Ale moret ban ere received iu the year previous, indi- te an increasing fondness for fruit and the tnghshman's beverage. Taken alto gether this review is most encouraging- encouraging aa to everything else but man u fact ures, to which we must turn our attention if ever we are tu compel" suc jeasfully witj neighboring cities. We must, in the largest sense, become self- supporting tiefore we can be assured of full, complete prosperity. Wi h these lew -hurriedly writien words el intro duction, we leave the reader to inform blotseif more fully from what follow. COTTON. SirFTKaBZK. The year closest with 2tk lor Middling, and the few bales of new that tsui.eiu ihe tiist week soU for 2M(y Se. The weather had been uupropltloua, and heavy rain had materially marred the hopes of those who had previously made large calculations. In the second week the receipts were light without ma terial change. The third week of the month depressed still further the hopes ff the plasters with continued unfavor- ble weather, but the sales efk-i-led'aiaal- feated corresponding decline to that whirh oblaini-d in New York, rases ttjtfti a:. Cp to the thirl week there had been received 740 balea, and the prices obtained were W6BNdHb The rainy spell still held eut aiei materially conflicted with alee, although at the same time dimiu iahlng the hopes of the lanter in mam lnatauoos, by proving -.juiis as disastrous as the. worm in other localities. iKTujiKK, rue last week of last month rani.'to the present, and there was a fa vorable fhauge in ibe weather. There oeipt of thf w eek up to the 2d were IT bales. Tlie'lrket, which cloaed dull on the 26th St pieusr at 23c, in consequence of a decline at ew V ,.rJjdro.ped k uui i '. . i . . , uxiu rtououu iui'Fv was a pressing necessity to sell, holder. wl -. .-. nrtt a . . . . .W . -.. inv uiirKvi was uign.-r than Mobile or New Orleans. The second week saw it go up to 2e, but with ad v,., from New Y'ork and Liverpool, it gain ic e-fed to Si V&23C. The receipts were 37 i bales, ami shipment 237' bale. On the IttlU, the Utter grades had touched 25c, but Middling dl l not go higher than JBtC, and ruling Ke low,.r. A few uje, Uood Middling soldat M&Miiv. Receipt, titoo bales. Shipment skil hales. In the fcllowingwejjklU.OuO bales changed bands, a portion having been taken on European account. A decline brought buyers and aeller together, and Low Middling was hoogbi at 2Jc, while Middling was held at S2hAc- Receipts 12,23 bales. Khip neuui NMf bales. In the last week prices advanced and sales were effected at that rate, but again went dow n to 2-":'2 SSc. Keoelpt 11.170 bale. Shipments li,7M bale. VlWBIw-Theelection had a depress lag influenee on all kind of business leaking operations lea active price ruling at 22V23c. Receipts 12,318 bales. Hhipuients 1,372 bales, iearUig on baud oo the Mh 8737 bale. The week oding the 18th wa dull, there having been a de aline of 14 In New York, attributed to the stringency in the money market. Bayers and afllera differed, hut the quo tations were 22(322) 'c, although higher figures were refused. Receipts 11,800 belt, hiptnenta 11,856 bale!. Moat of tbeaitbe following week t$ftb) . a New Orleans and European account, and the market for several days was rela prely higher than Nw York. Sale at 22Vi(-J2Mc. Re.-eipts WJUP bales, shipped 7075 bales. The week ending the 27m was exc sdingly active, shippers for New Or leans and Liverpool showing a lively in terest. New York and Liverpool recov ered, aud prices went up here according ly, ruling at 22Vt2Se. Receipts 772 bales. Shipped 11, li bales. I.owst price on the 14th to the llh, 22S22We. Dbckmbkh. There was an animated market for Low Middling at XiXQiZtXc tor New Orleans and Europe, bat unfa vorable advices caused manifest weak ness. Middling was quoted at 22 - Ba. Receipt 176 bales. Shipped 13.01 bales. For week ending the 10th, received 9144 bales, and shipped 9080 bales. Mid dling mj1Bf Oreat complaint in Ar kansas for want of pickers, and fields necessarily abandoned, or sold for a song. For the week ending the 18th, the receipts were b58 balea, and shipments 9944 bales. Quite a brisk demand through the week, and prices reaching 2SH234'c. Themar ket nuite bare, and buyers actively com peting. The earn price obtained in the New .Orleans market. The first of the week, ending the 24th. Middling touched 24c, although from KHc lower was the ruling price aWflBMa, Receipts 774ti bale. Shipped 6oS4 bales. JtsiT ARt.-The last week in December saw quite an advance, and while 2424 was realized, some held as high as 25c. The ruling quotations were 24"f3r24Hc, with little in market classing higher than Low Middling. Receipts 8215 bales. Shipped 56otf lles. Weather rainy and disagreeable. By the 8th, the short crop theory began to gain ground, and the mar ket advanced to 25V42ti:, closing with sales al MSGBR, Later iu the week prh-es receded, with good inquiry at 26c and none to be had, but afterward a few small lots were sold at 25(s25Sc. Market unsettled. Receipts 5208 bales. Ship menu 9b8 balea. About the middle of the month cotton was excited and ad vancing. Quotations 2sVa,2i Receipts 0233 bales. Shipped So07 bales, in tne following week there was a decline to 2Hc in response to New lork ana Liver pool, the latter breaking down Ke Re ceived 8730 bales. Shipied 42!2 bales. On the2tth. Middling was quoted at27'i(s He Receipts for the week 11,799 bales. Shipments St bsles. Fkbri aby. Weather unfavorable, nut the market fairly active and advancing. On the 5th, quoted at i?.-. Recei ved. Il.l9f bales. Shipped, 7X21 balos. The succeeding week, no material change in quotations. Received, IH'il uaies. snip ped, 12,041 baies. Ending the 19ih, mar ket inactive. Middling he d at 28c de mand good at 27Vii27'-,c. Receipts, 10,- 51 bales. Shipped, oil" bales. Ending the 2tilh, movement limited. With favor able advioes, stiffened and went up to II V. but quoted at 2t'ij28io. Received. t408 bales. Shipped, is bale. March. L'p to 5th, market tame, and with advanced freights there was a de cliue, but haMWI were firm at 2?c. Re ceipts, 5Ajo bales, ahippnid, 5S02 bales. Weather cold and one day ol heathljj ate, Kndiugthe 12th, weather cold and rainy, bales at 27Hfd(27Hc. Received, 5423 bales. Shipped, 22si bales. We are withi'Ut dates from the 12th to Aj;ril 9th. Apbil lri)ig the week ending the 9lh, the demand was light and mostly for Inferior grades Middling quoted at 27( 27VC. Reoelred, 2501 bales. Shipped, 5304 bales. Ending the ltjth, there was a slight improvement. Middling tteld t 2Se. with 27Se bid. Receipts, 2170 bales. Shipped . 3007 bales. The ensuing week was marked tyr inactivity, inquiry being confined to lower grada. mall sales of Middling at 27c, although 27'c M3 T fuaud. Quotations 27c. Received, MS bales. Shipped, 4titi3 bale. On the 30th, the market wh..h bad yeea dull and in active, closed strong at 27(a2TSe. Re ceived, 2300 bales. Shipped, 45y5 bales. Ma v. 7 hi 27a27l-c. Jlemand chiefly on European account, at 27c fur Low Mid dling and 2 for Good Ordinary. Re ceived. 1749 bales. Shipped. 4oOU bales. k14thi. Sales mostly in small lots, buy ers and sellers ','c apart. Riight Mid illing brought and " shy " 27c. Oood Ordinary at2oK. Bacalved. 1753 bales. Shipped, 5002 bales. (21st. I Flue grades scarce and in good demand. Low grades weak. Middling 27428c. Received, 1719 bale. Hhipped, 1079 bales. (28th i. The week ending with this date was more active, holders b-itig willing tu realize, w ith improved demand on European ac count. Middling scarce at 27 VSi-ase. Ixiw Middling MS bales) sold at 20 U-IC-, Strict and Middling 2Sc. Received, 1075 liales. Shlpf.ed, 3158 bales. Sales for the week, 3X) balea. Receipts and stock visibly decreased. Jl'SE. Advancing and active. Sale Strict Middling at 30c, and 25c for Ordi nary to Oood Ordinary. Liverpool Mid dling 28c. and Bright 2s&2B?''. Small list of Middling to Strict Middling sold st 29 s QSSe, Re-elpts, 745 bales. Shipped , 41081ales. (lllhi. Fairiy active thnuigh the week, and sales Middling up to 30Sc and Low Middling 29 -((1,30c. HoUlers claiiutd :i,r Middliug. Receivetl. bales. Shipped, 3017 bales. Slock on hand. 1814 bale. ( 18th . Desirable grades erv scarce. A table of 401 bale Strict Oood Ordinary to Law Middling brought SO.tiC. Middliug sold for 32-. Bartlv Middliug, 31Hc Received, 040bales. Sulped. 22til bales. (25th). Stock re duced to 1127 bales. Males light, holders Hi m, demaud limited. Inferior nominal. Stri-t Low Middling 31e, and 27e tor Or ilinary. Rereivwl, 456 bales. Shipped, 1522 bales. Jrt.v. In the closing week of June, Middling was sold up to 33c. All but resident buyers left the market. Op the 30th June, a sale of sixty bales Ordinary at 2'ie was resold the same day at 27 Sc. Stock very low, and good Cotton scarce. Received, 412 bales. Shipped, ti9l bales. ;9th). All good tables of consequence stripped. Not more than 300 bales of the stock iu first hands. Sales, 140 bales. Low Middling at 31c, and 100 bales barely Middling at 32.Hc Crops said to be flour ishing uolw ilhslandiug the backward sea sot.. Received, 271 bales. Shipped, 034 bale. (atNS Prices steady. Middliug 3&432V'. Received, 229 bales. Shipped. 5o7 bales. 1. 23d). Middling nominally- worth 32c. Low Middling 31c, acd Uood Ordinary 3ic. Received. 29 bales. Ship ped, 21 bales. 1 30th;. Nothing new. Moderate increase of receipts. Business lighl. Sales Middling 31(gljje. Re ceived, 2o.( b ilea. Shipped, 257 bales. ArocsT. Market weak aud inactive. Stock reduced to 232 bales. Middling nominally mtftHju. Received, 126 bale. Shipped, 257 baie. (13th!. Sales 2oo tjale. Holders firmer. Middling Xlrt Received, 108 balea. Shipped, 206 bales. (20tb). Market neaily Isire. 8als to spinners ISO bale. M iddllng 31 V5 S"..'c Received. 137 balos. Shipped. 240 bales 27th). Advance of lc on all grades. Sales of week 88 bales. Received, 6oi bale. Shipped, 73.' bales. Stock, 58 bale. COTTON BESUMB. The first of September Is considered the comineueenieul of the basinea season. It being the Inauguration of the annual in troduction of the great staple, wbieh liuds here one of its most important markets, and although a few bales may be intro duced prior to that time, of the new crop, it dees not previously come iu, in any material quantity. It Is proper that bust- neas, generally, should date from that period, as tke prosperity of every branch of industry is, to a greater or baas extcat, 4sttgpdent here, upon the successful cui tivstiod ted sal of cotton. Besides, wltb tfee iui-omiaj of the new crop, new bocks are opened, ami thos? of the d are closed, enabling a complete statement of the number of bales received anil ex ported, with the prices obtained through out every month of the year. At the time this statement is made, the market is almost entirely bare, w ith hut few addi tional bales in the country to he computed with the last year's crop. The .-n7t Is closed, with not much greater number of bales on hand than were left last year, when the number estimated did not exceed forty-seven. By examining the comparat i ve table we present of receipts and exportation, it will be seen that the number of bales do not come up to the quantity of last year by some 0800, in round numbers; yet there is no doubt Memphis was made the entrepot of a larger scope of countrv than in any preceding year. There were several potent reasons for this result, which may as well be explained here as elsewhere. That cotton, heretofore ship ped to New Orleans, sought Memphis as a market, arose from her central location, convenient to all points, her railroad and river facilities, and the integrity, energy and enterprise of her merchants. That in the face of this there should be a falling off in the receipts, might appear marvel ous, but a similar, and even greater, re duction was visible to a much greater ex tent at Charleston, Savannah and Mobile. The statistical returns show Memphis to lie the fAird in importance in the markets of the South, having been largely behind Mobile, which she now eaceeds by some 25,000 bale.s. Savannah being the see o in rank. There is another potent reason why there should be a falling off jn the receipts here, which merits attention. While in the previous year exclusive at tention was given to the culture of cotton, the planters still depending upon their merchants and factors for all supplies, realiiing the high prices to which they were subjected by this dependence, and drawing knowledge from experience anil the necessity of economy, tuey turned their attention more to the cultivation of the cereals, and the district of eonntrv of which this city is the legitimate commer cial center, showed a larger acreage thus employed than in any prev ious year. It cannot be doubted that this expere-tu will prove even mors salutary with each progressive year, as the planter; while producing enough at home, for home con sumption, realizes the full Is netit of the great staple he may raise, w hich he is en abled to sell for cash, without the enor mous drawbacks heretofore incumbent iu order to supply the wants of his planta tion. We have not undertaken to survey the whole field, comprising other markets confining ourselves to that of Memphis, believing that those interested will find every thing they require in that direction embodied iu the annual statistical report af the Chamlerof Commerce, which has been prepared by the Secretary, Mr. Wm. L. Trask, with great care and accuracy. We present a Comparative Table of Monthly Receipts of Cotton for the past time seasons, which will prove conve nient, if not valuable, to those whoTfesire to institute a comparison contrast be tween the present and the past, as a basis for future speculation: TABLE OF KE(.'ElTS OP COTTO.V. lstj-7 1807-8 l68-9 September 7J8 2.394 2,'ii) October 25,710 21,781 4-v',31 November 41.972 40 71 40 SO? December 10,785 49.3V 40,i:;2 January ... 40. 441 47.019 35,4o Februarv 30.420 U,S8 S9,38Qi March 11,931 211,754 SUNOS' April v. 10,118 7.H78 14,377 Mav 5,508 2,231 0,05:1 June 1,9(17 522 2,lo2 July 1.273 607 M August 16K 154 Ml 215.869 253.207 217,098 hogsheads were 2812. now 4971, beinir an increase of 2159, or nearly one-half more. In boxes there are nearly six times as many as last year, and in ntimlrof birrols, an increase of 5357. In Oc tober last, the stock on hand was fair, and Louisiana was held at 16rjl8e: common to fair UMe; island I2'i16c: advancing H'-' in the following month; Island 14 vl-"K'. L December Louisiana, ac cumulating, declined to 12fjl4c; island nominally 13fu;14c; crushed atJftTTtr (19th.) Market firm, demand active; com mon UOte; prime BSMe; clarified Ufi 15c; white do. 15. V; 10c. The market continued firm, and prices maintained. February 27th advancedto fair, !;.'. ; prime 16j,'ltJ,4e; choice 10M(jl7c? yellow clarified l7K(18e; white do.l8.S(19c. The difficulties In Cuba, and the crop of Lou isiana not equaling expectation had a tendency to keep the market firm. Oc casionally with considerable receipts, prices declined a shade, but were gene rally maintained. We annex a monthly statement of receipts: hbds. boxes, bbls. September 107 113 ! October : 43 113 512 November 317 29 1.0X5 December 649 111 773 January 936 4H1 1,615 Februarv 4u2 197 1,104 Marcb 492 131 1.332 April 784 140 1.831 Mav 464 240 1,6.7 June 494 HI 716 July 157 M 877 August 126 42 462 Total 4.971 1,20 12,728 FLOUR. The imports of Flour for the year :imounted to 148,708 barrels, against 141, 571 barrels last vear, and 147.090 barrels in 107. Onr own mills have been constant ly employed, and have turned out a most excellent article, which is not counted in the estimate given. They maintain the price of wheat at a fair valuation, aud af ford a tuarket for all that is brought here from the surrounding country. Sales from store have not fluctuated much In prices. In January it was held, low grades scarce Superfine, 97fg7 25r X 7 50fe8; XX, IW.i.9 50; XXX and fancy, 9(t,l2. In June the quotation were: Su perfine, 5(u.5 25; X, 5 75ft6 25; XX, 30 75 7 50; XXX and fancy, $811. At the present time market very quiet, and aaaaa1 iu a small way for alt grades an ticipating a reduction of prices, when the nea Northern Hour "hall 13 introduced axon rapidly. There was some stiffening grow ing out of reisirts of short crops ii Europe, but being contradicted, the for mer condition of the market was restored. The lower grades have lieen comparative ly scarce and firm during the whole year, in no instance going lower than 35 for superfine. Annexed is a tabular state ment of monthly receipts: libls. CORNMEAl. The receipts of Cornmeal were !H,yl2 barrels, against S...W0 barrels received last year, a falling offof abool aa half. This does not prove, however, that the con sumption has been so much less, for our local mills have been busy supplying the demand. orn ha been lower in this market than, elsewhere, and but little fresh menl has been shipped to this point In consequence. As yet we are not manu facturing steam-dried or kiln-dried meal, but by another season we think that very little of this article will be imported. Prices have varied considerably during the year, running down at one time to 3 25 per barrel. It clDses scarce and firm at 94 254 50 per barrel for fresh, and 4 6584 75 for kiln-dried. Bbls. Bbls. September ea March H7 October 1827 April 2676 November 963 May 19 2 December 2087 June 1979 January 1603 July 1533 February 1480 August 455 18.942 September.. October November... Decern ber.... January February.... .. 7,719 .14.127 10,144 164o2 ..11,445 19.619 March April May June July Auzust bbls. ...14.790 . .16.444 ... 8,72a ... 5,909 ... 7,229 ...10,11. MESS PORK. The n ceipts of Mess Pork for the year foot up 22.507 barrels, against 19,084 barrels last year, and 2t,220 the year before. It opened at 830 25330 50 per bbl; declined in December to s4, but the cry of a short hog crop soon caused an advance, which continued until the close of the year. A few weeks ago it w as firmer than it is now , several lots having cost , dell vered in store, within a fraction of 835 50; but this was only of temporary effect. The demand, generally, has been small to whit was an ticipated when the season opened, but this la to be attributed to the high prices w hich prevailed. It must be remembered that our statement does not cover Mes Pork put up at this point. Four or live of our dealers, during the hog killing sea son, packed, to a limitedextent, and from the success they met with, will, no doubt, enter it more extensively tha coming season. The same complaints were heard this year relative to ' short weight," but not to such an extent as during the season of lsoT-'S. This system of fraud in pack ing Is not confined to any particular sec tion. Pork packed in Cincinnati, Louis ville, Evansville, St. Louis, Keokuck, Ga lena anl Chicago, in many cases, were short in weight from ten to thirty Da, and we may safely say that only standard, or well known brands of either city, con tained the full complement of meat. The matter has become so serious that many of our merchants refuse to buy until they have testis!, by openiug and rewelghing. We Siope that during the coming year short weight pork will not be tolsrated in our market, but will b- condemned as a swindle, both upon the merchant and the planter. The monthly receipts were as follows: bhls. 71 March 638 April 14,76 September. October November. December ., Januarv ... Februarv 23-16 Mav 3lNi3 June. . 381 July .. .. MM August When we state that the market is en tirely bare, the entire market crop that reached this market having been sold out. would render the fQilowiujr comparative table of exports unnecessary, but it its given here to accompany the foregoing, for the convenience of those interested: TABLE OP EXPORTS OF COTTON. 1886-7 1867-8 1868-8 September 2.035 1,903 1,969 October... 14.739 14,155 32,855 Noevmber 32.754 43.9M 48,031 December 41.951 47.945 30.6811 Januarv J5.371 37,717 28.4:15 Februarv 37,llf 60.677 32,219 .March 27,297 29.456 20,887 April 9,785 12.851 18,080 Mav 11.406 4.:14l 17.;S June 8.2o 731 8.56 July LtM 362 1,88.". August-.. 3,iU 23 735 227.377 254.240 -17,051 Total stock on hand, 94 baloa. Remaining last September, 17 bales. COTTON SEED. We have in Memphis three oil mills do voted exclusively to the production of oil from i-otton seed. They have received by river and rail 96.310 sacks of eolion seed during the year, and have produced an aggregate of 4000 barrels oil and a large qnantity of oil cake. The seed re ceived last year only auiouuted to 'joti sacks. The receipts. It will be seen, have increased rapidly, aud would have lieen much larger were it not for the wet weether prevailing early in the spring, which washed or drowned out the first planting, aud rsquired in many sections the work to be doue oyer again. M'iny planters were then short of seed, and this demand had to be met before the mills could be supplied. For some months our mills have worked only occasionally or ou short time. During the coming yar we expect that receipts will be very much larger. The price obtained ranged from 812 to 815 per tou, delivered al the landing, the buyer furnishing sacks. CORN. By referring to the table of receipts, it Win be seen that tor the year, up to Sep tember 1st, they amounted to 138,82c sacks. The importations from above were light, apd through much of the year, the prices were lower hero than at St. Louis, thereby preventing shipments. On the 1st of September last it was dull on the landing at m-m..,",..-. and held at 90c In store. In the scarcity it went up to 90c on the levee, on the 10th. On the 14th, new in gunnies dull at 75c. old 90 121st). From store bv drav load 95c(a.l. New shelled nominally 7075c. (23d) 98c in store; stock verv light. (25th) Lot from White rhcrsold on levee at 98c'$l. In store 81 02(a.l 05. These were the highest prices realized in September. October 5th, stock better but prices firm. 250 sacks on levee at37H : 138 sacks white 81 01. New corn" 60(!i70c ; old ear Sj. (loth, market bare from store by single sack $1 05j.l 10; from wagons Oeiie. November opened with a bare market demand active, held in ear in st,re at8ac; (14th) stqck ljght. On levee shelled MQSte; ear S(Ka.85 Three days later the stock was large and price weakened, 7ev:80c and declining as stock increased. Shipments io New Orleans reduced the stock and slightly enhanced prices. The reverse was the ease as the stock was increased. Through the uionth of December th" prices ruled from ii.'., 07 6, 7" and 72c. The samo rates prevailed through Januarv, scarcelv I touching the higher figure at the landing. I In Fehruajrv 70. 72, 75 and 76c were ob- ! talned, the medium figures prevailing, I In store at sue. lit Much the rulin prices were 75, 77, 78 and 8)c, but declined i I 727aD. In April no n iterlal change 72a75c ruling. In May similar rates pre vailed, until i he eiose, when it became firmer and went ay to 82r. About th middle of June sold '...mall lot at 90c. Iu store 95c. Little i:. market. It touched !ic for yellow and flHe "r white. In July and August the prevailing rates were 82.'-(l as the sto k was increased or reduced. We bear of fine crops in Arksn -as, which will supply this mark.'!, but in our ow n Stale and w , , lucre has been considerable suffering from drouth. Annexed wefurnish a montlilv statement of receipts: bbls. ... 2980 ... 1793 ... 1640 ... 950 .. 473 ... 513 22,507 BACON. The table of receipts shows 9499 casks, 4316 tiens3s, and ..,' packages, for the year, against 10,oo9 exsks, 5260 tierces and 5fsfl packages ltr the year previous, show ing a slight falling oft in each. In Janu ary the stock was liht, and quotations were made for clear sides 18l8S'c, shoul ders 14S(15c. In March market weak lear bulk sides Ia4vuil7e; clear sides 175a (gilsc; plain sugar cured hams 18fal9 shoulders 14S. In April canvassed hams 20Ce2ic. Iu June prices advanced and firm clear sides 18iul8S ; shoulders 11'. 14M; sugar cured canvassed hams 191s(S O's'. 'Toward ihe close of the month clear sil,es pi; sugar cured canvassed hams 20H Q22, In August prices had Hdvanced to clear sides 19Vi20; shoulders 15fi5H euntry moats 1 lower; sugareureu hams 23(e,2. We publish the table of receipts Casks. Tcs. Pkirs Meptem oer October November December ? January reoruarv March April Mav June Julv WL August doing business in the eitv. with the capi tal returned tothe 1. nited States Assessor: First National 200,000 Merchants .National 300,000 lerman National 175,000 DeSoto 200,000 L'nion and Planters 685.U0U Peoples 50,000 Savings Bank of Memphis 60,000 Manhattan Savings Bank 50,000 Emmett Savings Institute 50.UOU City Bank 50,000 Citizen L'nion Ho.nou Jackson Insurance Company 60,000 Memphis Bank 50,001) Memphis Life aud ilen'l In. Co.. 5O.00O Total Capital 32,020,300 In order that our reader may realize the increase of banking capital over last year. many of whom have been so long In busi ness here as to have become thoroughly identlfi.il with the commercial 00m munliy. They are with their capital an follows: ' Connecticut of New York S 500,oe) International " ' ttu.ooo Phoenix " " 1,008,"OU .Eina of Hartford 3,N0,mm Hartford of " l.OOO.ooo Phoenix of " aW,0" Home of New Havea l.UW.ouo Security of New York. 1,000,000 Enterprise of Cincinnati l.OW.oOO Liverpool, London and Olnbe 18,000,UOO Queen of Liverpool and London lo.iMW.ouo RIVER NEWS. Washington of New York North American of New York Jitna of New York Georgia Home we append the statement of capital then 1 Tennessee State employed, as published by authority of the Chamber of Commerce: Citizens Union 383,700 DeSoto 75. no Emmet Savings Insurance 1O.UO0 First National 2oO,000 Jackson Insurance Company lOo.MJO Memphis 15.000 Memphis Life -ind Oen'l Ins. Co. 25,)00 Memphis City Savings 3O,0C Merchants National 3d0,uo0 People of Tennessee 10.000 Manhattan Savings 20,0 Savings of Memphis 60.000 German National 175,000 of Baltimore . Total Capital 31,021,:il0 This indicates an increaaeof HOOO.UOO, and prove an unprecedented and rapid growth of capital. Still we are away behind the combined capital of the old banks of 1861, every cent of which Is as necessary to-day as then. 825 352 1092 141 5812 92o 44U 226 937 136 105 965 426 162 965 312 226 850 395 142 7 16 5(18 874 696 473 794 673 428 242 613 407 436 281 199 140 4tJU (226 759 CATTLE. The demand for live stock faUly acii.e during the year. September . . 57 October November.. Decern ber . January February. ... 4,417 .. 8,714 .. 8,135 ...14,344 .18,254 Sacks Marcb 14,846 April May.,... June July August. 11.608 .. 4,7e5 3,725 .. 3,741 .. 3,715 90, do September. Novemlier.. January March May July Sacks, ... 2.51 .10,739 .. :;!,i.4 ..il.i'.0 ...10,008 ...10,873 October Dus.cm ber.. Februarv... April... J u lie August Sack. .. 3.571 ..10,425 ..15,018 .. 9,253 2ri,.',S . 6,106 Total i3.s TOBACCO. It will be seen that ourirade in leaf To bacco during the year has not been large. Receipt were 235 hogsheads against 213 Hogsheads received last vear. Of those received the larger portion was manufac tured here, aud part was shipped to Fort Smith, Ark., where 1 here is a large factory established, A strong effort is alxiut be ing made to recover a portion, at least, of the Tobacco trade which Memphis enjoy ed before the war, and an association of merchaut has been recently formed for t hat purpose. Tho stock of manufactured Tobacco ou hand at preWenl is small, and prices, which have been steady during the early part of the year, are advancing, owing to the extreme dry weather which ha prevailed throughout the tobacco growing regions of Tennessee, Kentucky and Virginia. The following are the monthly receipts for the year Just closed: OATS. This article of feed keeps pace in price with that of corn. Our market h.is been fairly supplied, stiffening materially until the new crop began to connf In, w hen it declined to more moderate figures. In February 7ih they M ere held :t 7880" white in store, t5c: March, dull 76c. Thoy have recently been quoted scarce, and held at 62Sc from lews, though they were for a day or two as low as 45c on levee when new first be gan to come iu. The crop In this vicinity was short. New, firm at 623jc on the levoe, and 66g)70c from store. Below we give a monthly statement of receipis for the past year: September.. Octobat , November... December.... January February .... Total sacks. ....1,999 ....1,213 ....1.1W) ...1,762 ,,,4.405 .. ..6,308 March April May June.... July August sacks. 5.114 2,08 2.618 .'..717 2.7S3 2 03; ...43,947 HAV. !i . Is. Bxs. Pkgs. ! 106 916 I 706 1526) 1 390 1853: if. I 'ft lik7 .. 54 aS 635 . 64 368 861 , 17 375 1256 j - 47 21 2287 ! m 18 318 892; .. 10 141 1011 300 uaa - W 777! September October .... November. December January ... February . March April M:-y June Julv August It will be seen from the annexed table that tho monthly receipt amounted in the aggregate for the year to 32.690 bales. The average prices have teen fair, depend ing principally on th condition cf the market, ranging from) to $30 per ton. New hay has been recently coming in, and reduced the price to the lower figure. 1 ! About the 1st of August it was verv scarce, and sold for $1 50 per 100 lbs. In January it was 328 per ton. On February 7th -21, advancing to $27 and $28, and in March declined to $26$27. It is now in fair demand at 320 to $23 on levee. Tho monthly receipts were a follows: 235 41r-4 14,414 SUCAft. By examining our monthly table of re- ' -;. t .. It will be seen that in numbers of hogsheads, Loje and barrels, there has been a decided Wore, Lost year the ' September. October Jfovembor.. Decern ber... January February ... Total... saasa, .... 603 ...1,813 ....3,409 ...2,049 5.864 ....4,406 March... April May June Julv August . bales. ...7,156 ...1,978 ...1,056 ...1.511 .... 1.549 ....1,245 has been aad the supply has been only moderate until within the past two months. Large num oi-rsoi 1 exas cattle navorounu their way to this market, and our dealers have paved the way for still larger receipts in tho future. The receipts of ull kinds for the year were 21,736 head against 6194 head received last year. This is a large increase, and only gives a faint idea of what this trado will eventually become. We havo several cattle yards, each capa ble of doing a busin"ss equal to our whole receipts this season, and as prices have ben generally satisfactorv to shiDDcrs. have no doubt that our stock market will more thap double Its business in the year now open. Choice W esteru beeves have ranged from 6 to 10c per pound gross, while Texas cattle have sold at $18 to 325 per head. Largo numbers of sheep have been sold, and live hogs have entered largely into the account of live slock disposed of during the year. The receipts of the latter were 18.317 head. against 680 haad received last vear. The monthly receipts of bief cattle were as follows: September 347 March 4"0I October 600 April.... 1056 November 975 May 810 December 3M June .'. 442 January 4085 July 601 February 5215 Augnst 416 4,730 BANKS. Since our last Annual Report, our banks have hald their own, made large dividends and assisted very much to advance the interests and prosporiiy of the cily. Rates of interest, owing to the great demand for money, have ruled high from 9 to 12 per cent proving the folly of such legislation us seeks to control capital and direct the amount of its earnings. Men will pay as their necessities d maud, and men will ask all thev think thev can set. I Money, like any other commodity, has its 1 market price, regulated by the great law of supply aqd demand, and it will always ! seek the highest market. Legislative re- j strlctions removed, and Tennessee would ' for years be able to control and use all the : money necessary to her development. : That we ha e not had enough capital In Memphis and West ba been fully realized borne capitalists, many of whom have recently combined under the attractive aud suggestive title of the Union and Planters' Bank " to supply the deficiency. To the capital of thi new institution 8685,000 we might add the surplus of the old banks which, with some, amounts to over $100,000, and with many to as much an their published cap ital. Yet with this there Is room for more banks ; and an increasing demand for money, rendered imperative by the rapid growth of the city, will for years in sure fair returns for any increase of cap ital, however large, that our banks may determine upon. We append list of all. the hank now HOME INSURANCE COMPANIES. In what the Banks do for the city, in what they do forher growth, to sustain her business, extend her power, sustain her railroad, mechanical, manufacturing and other enterprises, they have the help of the home insurance companies, whose capital constantly on the increase, is always In use in legitimate ways, properly secured. And this is the great benefit that communities like Memphis derive from home life and fire insurance companies. Whatever support they render these oomos back to them three-fold, viz: in the use of the capital to sustain the general business interests of the city, in the divi dends on stock held by them as members, and in the payments of policies. What ever the increaaeof capital iu our home life and fire companies, whilo it goes im mediately to enrich those whose energy, skill and tact conceived, projected and sustained them, it all tends to the enhan cement of the ci(y aa part uf tier available resources, part of her nett savings. This is well exemplified In the case of our two LIFK I.VSfBAXOI COMPA.VIBS. The Carolina, with a capital oi 8561,000, and the Southern, with a capital of $510,- 603, total $1,074,603. Two years ago these Companies were in their infaney, without a dollar more than their capital, and that endangered by the sickness and rapid deaths that unlurtunaie.lv then prevailed. They struggled nobly, were admirable managed, and, to the credit of their oftT cers, Were carried thruugh tho surf and landed high and dry, beyond any possi bility of failure or untoward misfortune, and placed in a situation w here, as we be fore remarked, they are as auxiliaries of our banks and the mean of great good. These two companies, now managing a joint capital of i,074,iW3, at the period re ferred to did" not Jay claim to half that amount, and were not ab!to and did not use what they had in loans, in order that they might be able to satisfy the claims of the surviving relatives of their dead members. Bm indiuate, peruaps, to a greater de gree than any other corporations the re turning prosperity of the South, aud the rapid growth In means and capi tal of the city of Memphis. Our FlBB'lSsrKAXCB COMPANIES are not what they were this time last year. The old DeSoto, long the prida of our city, has coaised, to do business, has gone- into liquidation, has pro rated her outstanding risks, and woiftnd up in the " Union and Planters' Bank " over which institution her former president will pre side. The Planters Insurance Company thoroughly reorganized, denuded of any oonnpction with the exploded mutual plan, and upon a firm basis, with a capi tal of $2O0'W, has taken the place of the DeSoto, aud under the management of shrewd, careful, intelligent and skillful officers will doubtless fill the void created by her absence from the Board of Under writers. Otherwise there Is no change to note in fire insurance. The companies stand as follows: 500.000 mum 500.' 350.1100 20U,OUI 5o0,OWr 500.000 Lotted States Washington Total capital represented . $40,660,000 BECAPITCLATIOK. Capital invested in Btuka $ 2,020,300 " in Lite Insur ance Companies 1,074,602 Capital invested in Fire Insur ance Companies Sso.ouo Total 4,054.902 FOB BIO M. Capital represented in Life In surance Companies $73,300,000 Caniial represented in Foreign rire Insurance Companies 4o,650,00n Total $113,950,01)0 The following tabular statement shows tho COMPARATIVE RECEIPTS of merchandise for the years 1367, ls68 and 1869: TOTAL f- ARTICLE. 1867. Cotton, bales 217;26 Apples, barrels 20637 Ale, packages 27008 Agricultural imp t.. 36534 Bagging, pieces 13721 Bran, sacKs 30930 Beans, barrels 564 Beans, sacks. 696 Boots and shoea.caa's S30O9 Barley, etc., sacks. .. 5118 Butler, packages 204 Beef, barrels u04 Bacou. casks 7714 Bacon, liero-s 7412 Bacon, bulk pieces .. 23500 Buggies, etc 198 Brick, fire 63360 Crackers, barrels 2367 Corn, sacks 8.74053 Corn meal, bacrels ..1202UO Cotton yarn. 981 Cotton seed, sacks... 10s5 Couon gins 306 Cattle, head 8534 Crockery, packagee.. 1300 Castings, tons 541 Castings, packages Cement, etc., barrels 7-i;i Cheese, boxes 18333 Coal, barrels 213926 Coffee, sucks 10216 Caudles, boxes, . ! 14419 Dry goods, pkgs 1 1727 Fruit, packages 3i06 : Drugs " 4474 Kgg " 8710 Flour, barrels 147090 Furs, packages 2"6 Fisii, " 18071 Furniture, packages. 40415 Gunny bags, bales. .. 156 Gunny bags, bundles 378 Gunny cloth, " 1134 Groceries, packages.. 54707 Glassware, bxs, pka Hav, bales 57161 Hogs, head 11911 Hides, m 34530 Hats, boxes. " 7 Uorv-i K mules, h'd. 4646 Hardware, packages. 22j0f0 Iron, etc, tons 1702 bundles, ... 11S31 13031 1374 iSsii 15e96 I- '.s. 253207 lOsOO 130 2197 122 k 14103 4u4 M 12351 2219 6600 1830 lOtflO 5486 67 1I3W0 2347 130297 36099 956 337 101 5191 1216 601 30r2 II- is 45:72 14..20 S013 tir26. 55.15 4766 440 111571 441 6719 14236 464 122 320 27670 IOS07 o0 31925 730 1941. 1078 461 Hernando, with a capital of 8160,000 Peoples, " Mv.i'M Merchants, " " 200.000 Planters, " " 200.000 bub. Vary, " MaVM Total capital $960,000 This added, to the total capital invested in life Insurants give us a grand total of home capital in life and fire of $2,034,602. Vnil this added to our total of bunking capital gives the handsome sum of $1,064,- 902 Invested in banks and ius'orance companies. From the capital employed, ami the earnings and growth of our hotne compa nies, j.ice estimate may be formed uf the immense amount every year earned by the FOREIGN INSURANCE COMPANIES now doing business in Memphis. Iu the LIPE DKPABTXBNT this is especially large. The v:ist capital which many of the foreign life companies advertise enables them to present them selves in the most attractive way, and to achieve successes where home companies of less extended resources fail to con vince of the benefits uf a system that is now as necessary asthe'bread that sus tains life. With the multiplied means at hand tor life iusurauce, and the ample protection afforded by such gigantic cor porations as our foreign agencies aud home companies represent, a man is little short of criminal who neglects to insure ii Ufa fur the benefit of bis wife and little ones. That we have uot many mutual of that sort is evidenced in tb support which the system receives here, a system which would be better appreciated if the foreign compa nies doing business would, through their active and entirely competent agents, in vest with us some proportion of their earnings, either actively or in real estate. Bui we w ill uot quarrel with them about it. They are really beneficent institu tions, have one and all done well, espe cially those under the control of leading agencies. They are as follows: Knlckepbocker of New York ? 7.00!!,000 filobe Mutual of New York St. Louis Mutual of St. Louis... Northwestern, Milwaukee, Wis. New York Life of New York... Equitable of ew lurk. " shets, ... " ties, bundles, Lard, kegs " DDI ' tcs, Leather, bundles, 380U " boxes, Lead, bundles, 603 " keg, 2191 Lime, bbLs, 19608 Lemous ft or'ng's bx 5235 Liquors, pkgs 12649 Lumber, feet, 16531 Laths, m 4436 Molasses, bbls, 5871 " A syrup, pkgs Nails, etc, ksgs 17323 Oats, sacks a9434 Onions, sacks 644 Onions, bbls 6063 Oils, bbls Oakum, bales 117 Pork, barrels 24320 Pork, casks 2899 Pork, bulkspieces 37528 Potatoes sacks 14368 Potat ies, bbls 474t Powder, keas Star Paper, bundles L'.HO Rice, tierces, .... 421 Rice, barrels, 390 Rope, coils 7673 Rope, half coils 2891 Sugar, barrels 7192 Sugar, boxes Sugar, hogsheads 2892 5ra.t. sacks and bbls.. 36409 Seed, barrels 969 Seed, sacks 628 Stoves 5951 Sheep, bead. m 105a Ship.sie'j, , 77: 0064 Shot, kegs 1417 Soap, boxes 8137 Tobacco, hogsheads.. 542 Tobacco, boxes 9s21 Tobaci'S, pi.lkami (i486 Tea, packages, 266 Tin, boxes 3794 Tar, barrels 3400 Tar, kegs 1820 Turpentine, barrels.. 145 Wheat, sacks 7S WhsVaT, barrel 16071 Wool, bale 127 White Lead, keg 3301 Wlue. barrels 3 Wine, casks S92 V.'ine, boxes 4666 Wine, baskets Wagon stuff, b'dls.... 8154. wagons, 376 2M61 169'- 3163 673 1159 13198 9860 2974 151068 764 w 17328 VI 222 " 311 2!S6 3635 96 190H6 MM 49557 H6W m 1 1040 170:ui 420 3074 18. 24769B 19!Ki 27768 28404 altKe- 2691 1 l.-V mt 1725 4042 9684 669 94'.9 mm 9759 In6s 5ne 4So3 I3S828 1S942 2211 ;-7.'i t76 7o;o 13275 :-.: tmm :W34 26211 456 14611 7799 1487. 513 1758 69-V 2179 676 363)14 57&3 tmm 18317 41114 27-1 mm 2817! 34o7 Slid 2ai ;' 237 U .) 2629 5913 803 3189 4606 227-1 53723 6817 4948 Merchandise, pkgs . 187:187 7386 3S3 2812 26983 H23 VOO! 3294 4261 5M49 4759 434? 7135 135 21)49 5057 2916 l! 8653 5813 227 3896 94 3i0 830 mm 74 664)10 1469 31214 42947 $d 33!) 7)7 SOI 22507 96'. 81.03. 22003 .' 16 10064 1221 125 6996 822 an 812 58793 2730 '. mm 111117 mm 1502 S3 4154 11 14 1 1331 62",7 2998 12674 3972 i'Hol 16171 511 1.741 171 2068 4274 3119 10581 65 91718 statb of -rmr weathbx acocst 31. August. Mou iv,76 ; Buffalo, clear, 57; Boston, clear, iflT; Charleston, rain,"; o, cloudy, i;7 ; Chattaaooea cloudy, ineinnaii, ,-lear, 64 ; .Tackson. baxy, TIP; Louisville, clear, 7; Nashville clear ami pleasant, 73 ; Natchez, cloudy! -1 - urieaas, clear, at; New 1 rk. cie ar, 64 ; Osyka, clear, 83 ; Phila delphia. 'iear, 66"; PUlaburg, clear and cooL a ; St. Louis, clear. 64 ; Vicksburg cloudy and warm; Washington clear 67-1; Kev West. Cloud V. 75 ! Havana ston, clear and clear and warm warm, 84' ; Mobile, cloudy and pli aw. boats uavlio Tan oar. GcoatiE W. ''hkek Friar' Point, 5 pj Steamer Julia, St. Louis. o iimonwealth. St. O. W. Cheek, Friar" Point. 3EPABTCBJM. Steamer Belle Memphis. St. Louis. St. Francis. St. Francis river. " Argus, White river. ' Legal Tender, Whit river. Julia. Vicksburg. " Commonwealth, New Orleans. iy fobt. Minneola, G. W. Cheek, Linton. tVERS WEATHER N0 BUSIaCaS. Caibo. August 31. L'p Pirk Varble, t a.m. ; Thompson Dean, 5 p.m. Down Belle St. Loiiis, 7 p.m. River rose two inches. Clear and pleasant. St. Loci. August 31. Arrived City of Cairo. Departed Pauline Carroll. Clear and pleasant. CiScixmatt. August 31. Arrived Hal ironiClarksviile. 1-parted CoraS. River rising; 5S feet in ihe channel. Memphis Gas Wobm, Augnst 31. The river rose 5X Inches in the past twenty-four hours. It stood 24 feat 4 inches ks-.ow the high water mark of 1867 this morning. CHAS. GOODWIN. MISCEI.LAXBOCS. ClHrpnoi; Hall arrived at home on Monday. hie has been to Chicagu, and is very much demoralised. Jack Chambers left yesterday tor Pittsburg. He was last seen at th depot with a bottle of melon water under hi-, arm. The packets left yesterday with ex cellent trips. The Nick Lonfrwnrth will pass op to-day lor Louisville. Lew. Kates tt her popular master, and Eugene Bow ers is clerk. The Minneola came in vesterday and leaves to-morrow for Cairo and Cincinnati. She goes promptly, and is one i if the tlrst boats we know of. Capt. Miller commands, and Wm. Hall Is clerk. The tow boat Dictator passed up bass night for St. Louis. She towed the monitor Harpey to V'icksburg, and there turned her loose. The Liaton, Capt. Hayward, will get away to-day for Cincinnati at p.m. She will make a flying trip, and won't touch a bar as" she flies. On her return she will again enter the St. Francis river trade. Les Ware is chief clerk, and John Donaho has the spiritual department under his charg. The Ueo. W. Cheek, Cast. Malone, leaves to-day as usual lor Friar's Point tuid way bindings. She gt'ts away at 5 p. m. Charley Suiithers and Chaxie Jack-ou am clerks. The 11 die St. Louis leaves to morrow for Cairo and St. Louis. The Linton is still at the landing. We are compelled to omit much of our river news tosiay to give place to other matter. An Kvansville dispatch of the -Mh ult., aays: "The Evansville, Cairo and Memphis Packet Company was organized yesterday. The following Directors were chosen: Charles Viele, John S. Hopkins, W. F. Nisbit. D. J. Mockey and K. K. Dunkernon. Tb Board of Directors was organized by electing Walt F. NLsbii President, John S. Hop4rinsTTeasurermildR. K. Duiikc-rson Secretary. Capt. H. T. Dexter was elected Oeneral Superin tendent. The new boat will be out about December 1st, niter which a ar ond uw boat will pro!wbiy ba built. STEAMBOATS. FOR VICKSBCRG. United States Mail For VickstMrf. OXE of the Company's nne Pas-seii-r steam, rs wtll leave on, the lolfowina tlavs. maklni n iiigs bMsi'cn Memphis anil Viclisburs- MARBLE TTTT IU. Sept. 4. al 5 p.m. Rl'mtON, Mosdat, Sfpt. , at 5 p.ra. LUMINARY, Satcrdav, Sept. 11, at 5 p. a. 2 JCLIA. UoKbAY, SepL. 13, at 5 p.m. Freight received at the St. Louis wwik,.i r '.K.'!.'.VLVKRT. SnrOL FOR CLNClXJTATI. ReuU Cincinnati Packet For Cairo. Lools- 1 n, uu ijiciuuaji. LINTON -'lavwoou. oialer Thlseleirant rm.. ,erw.. r . ,.......- 111 it-i . us BOWS IMiS PAY. Ut 111.! In m lrfrjr-iaUtor passage apply on board, sat Memphis ami OTi.mn.itl locket I'munaar uiv'v.t?lro' Lonisviii and frnelnnatt t?i- ' 'LA Miller, master Will let hid i.ssi .jfKC sleajuer '.A I . ISIII "ll a, ... LARRY HARJtHTAU'.Vaent, -" Str"L FOR FRIAR'S FOIST. This report is not all that we would like to make It; not what it should be and w'll be whenever tbo affairs of commerce are placed, as in St. Louis and elsewhere, within the reach of all, by mean oi fa cilities now denied to the Secretary of the Chamber of Commerce. We present it as it Is, certain that it is as reliable as can be made, ami that it is a full as the data to hand will permit. READ! READ! Bkaatar Mempiila "and Kriarw Mm is-i! S - 'jk V:ont. miuUf elegant psxaenger paek' ) . -nve u, buve vt.rv Mi 'X-jdSBBC W Kl-Ni--.si.AY audFlUOA xTStTKb r.grii .r p.ish.i- apply ,, hoarrf ryll DAY Fo fur st. locis. Pbosnix of Hartford, Conn Connecticut Mutual. Conn Tenuesaee j jr,tna Life of Hartford, Conn., by our Missouri Vallev of St. Louis widow anu urpttana, or.. y.. Widows and orphans, Nashville 2,000,1)00 '). . -) Ssf,WM U.000,000 s,drt),)fo 21,000,000 12,000,000 500.000 1,200,10 500.(00 Total capital represented 73,3O0.00u The amount of capital represented in the i I RE DBPABTMSXT, though divided among a great many more companies is but little more lhan half that represented by the foreign life iusu runoe companies. It amounts to f0,650, 000; a sum equal to the whole of the tax able wealth of Memphis a returned by the city assessors for this, the forty-first corporate year. Wo have no means of arriving at their earning, but presume they are large enotsjb to satisfy the agents a wall -aa the companies theuuelye PRICE REDUCED TO $2 50 THE Memphis Weekly Appeal THE LARGEST PAPER IN THE SOUTH OR SOUTHWEST. 33 BY 52 INCHES. CONTAINING 40 COLUMNS OF READING MATTER FCRNIHED TO REGULAR SUBSCRIBERS 4T $2 50 PER AtiNUH, $ I 25 PEH SIX MONTHS : OR, 75 CENTS PER THREE MONTHS. Memphis and St. Louis U. S. Mail Lirra FOR HICKMAy, COLUMBUS, CAIRO AXB OXE of the Company's fine Pro. senuw steamers will leave a j follows: - RUBICON, -VKimcay. A as. 36. al o a, BELLK MEMPHIS. Tik?da y, Aoa. M, 5 p.m. ocuur. nr. LUI 1. ttu-bsday. -pt. i p jm. Ll'VIXARY, Fbidat. S.p. 5, at i pj. CITY OF ( AIKo.Sattrdat. Sept. 4. attp.at. Tickets tor ill points, via Mmnhi ana S. Louis r-aciicU, Nurlh. East and W. Apply to Oeneral Railroad Tli-Het im, 27 Si,o ,tSt'etV w Spat- CALVKKi, 8pl FOR PIXE BLUFF. Memphis and Pine Blirif Packet. GflDON .rUy mc9 Mtttr 'l-'iliseleifani-.t.-aiiier will I 1 Mpmpiil-i on Ved-- " . . ' ikiii. an.i will uiv i'Hulailv ok S.'i ta -.-' Mwe- Memphis and Pin Hiutr. She is owned lT the marrfianta and I lantem along the lower Arkauiaa, and wlU pay especial attention to all bnMness en trusted io her. All frelght-i nhoald be .ihlpued iu care of au29 ELLIOTT a MILLER. A mats, .No. 1 Proiueuade street. FOR WHTTE RIVER. Sofed, Safety and Comfort Elliott LiM. sVClub of two or more will bs tupplle atSS 00. W The columns of the aMM will be de voted to the Latest Nbws, Tsuus-vph Ri poRTS, and eholc selections of RXADtsra Mattbb. sr Special attention will be given to onr Market Report. NoefTbrt will be spared to RdVanCeSotTTHEBN ISTBBKST AJ SOCTHERJt EXTBxrxass. rRemtttances can be made either by Poat- offloe Money Order or r Rguitered Letter. r Postnuutan tbruughoot the United I stat are iia.ntin to ant as Aaant. Memphis and Wlilte R:-. K"r Heli u. Fi isr's I'. Little Rock. Hot Spi Art. Anzosta am l.EOAL TENDEK- Jo This firl-claNi slde-v Honker steamer will leavt EVERY TI ESDAY. a: Connect with steaiuer polntson Tpper White a . Mall PsK-ktt. vail' Blofl tearcy, raw ; . nporf. Jtt, master ilie Grata foeaU Jiack river. civ, Agent. Promenadean.t JenrnSu.,ocp.Land'ni iuiita - FOR HALE'S POINT. HALE'S POINT TRl-WEEKLY PACKET. MWIIUJgMffM ABOUT THK FIT- THE Memphis and St. Louis Packet Co. will run their tine i Si-ie-Whewi P..n.r S.Mmr yT" bjtween Memphnaad Uale'o Point, leTiug M-mphls Moniiiiy. Wednesday and PrMs? ti tles Point Tuesdar, Thursday aca Satur early the foUowloa iiiornlna eav stur-