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If the 'Whole country had been canvassed
for a probable candidate for the honor just
conferred on Gen. Grant, when the war first
broke out, perhaps no single voice would
Jttvo then named the present recipient *BO
iar as the public knew, Gcn.Brown,or Smith,
Or Snooks, or Jones, stood just as near to the
i honor. A good many thought that Gen.
Scott was to be the great man of the war.
Of course,Jiobody, who .had read -history or
done ati ounce of thinking thought so. But
i?hOy or where the man would-be found who
sbottidgotinlo the nation’s eye and stand
approved, was of course a mystery which
time must unravel- As usual, the prominent
figure comes from a quarter where he is not
* looked for.
• But as the war is cot ended, Ills not best
tt'say too much yet Idols may 101 l and get
brokenly being lifted up too high. "What
can be said with safety is that Gen. Grant has
earned his way to his present position; and
the way In which he bos earned It gives good
hope of his keeping on, by* the good favor of
providence, to do other work, yot to be
done, and to stand approved still, when It is
finished. Gen. Grant owes nothing to ficti
tious circumstances. He has simply taken
his place and worked on, with unflinching
devotion to. the trust *fac has had
in hand. Earnestness, energy, and a
sort of bull-dog grit have been his capi
tal In trade. As to enthusiasm, orthe power
to awaken it in his army, he seems to pos
sess sot a particle. A man of common
appearance; of simple, familiar, though
somewhat sileut manners; with no immagi
sation that any body knows of, and .with no
taste or aptitude for display, he Is simply a
man of work. In the mutter of impressing
an army, and stirring its cnthusiism, Rose
crans excels him indefinitelyand even Mc-
Clellan beats him all hollow. But-Grant
secs a point, has the Idea of fit-rucaust'o an
end, and goe£ at U, and sticks to it. Of
course he wins.
(For. another thing, he has that first class
American trait of minding his own business!.
Be Is not turned aside, so far, by either am
bltion, Tanity, or clamor. No General has
been more severely criticised or condemned
nee the war begun. Yet, If he has ever
said a word In reply, the public does not
Know what it is. He has been accused ol
drunkenness, carelessness and want of ca
pacity. To all this he has said nothing. Nor
has he turned aside to tinker the political
kettle, even though it .leaked, only so it
didn’t leak in his way. It has always been
enough for him. to .take care of his Depart
ment, and manage his own. army. And
hence, while other departments have had
prirocEuboidinate officers, and all the depart
ments have had splendid soldiers, no other
head of a deportment has hod so uniformly a
first -class of men in command immediately
under and about him. This is not a matter
of mere chance. The spirit of the General is
Infused into his subordinates. The right
man selects other right men—Napoleon has
Napoleon’s Marshals.
The manner in which Grant has thus come
to his laurels gives ns good hope that he will
keep them. The man who won’t make a
speech, even it he is treated to a good din
ner; who has no itching for the Presidency,
that betrays itself under the blandishments
of heralds and sycophants; who suffers the
mosquitoes of -criticism to bite him without
wincing", and only looks grave and smokes
on, gives good assurance that he will keep
his balance and do work yet worthy of the
public expectation. It would be a pity,
should it x>rove that we had spoiled so good
a General with honors; and till we sec proofs
of such an effect we shall believe that the
laurels have been worthily and properly be
stowed. '
Next to the rebels wc know of no class
whose dilemmas are more numerous or de
plorable than those of tbe Copperheads. Wc
give a sample.
L Unless they can pass for Democrats they
have no part}*, but—
2. If they try to pass for Dcmomts the
party won’t hare them.
8. Unless they can combine with the rebels,
neither can succeed, but —
4. If the rebels succeed they can no longer
combine with them.
5. So long as the Union cansc triumphs,
they can never rule the country, but—
H. "When the Union cause fails there will be
no country to rale.
7 t Before fighting they would seek a dis
union peace, but—
8. Before getting a disunion }>eace they
must fight the Unionists.
S. Peace to them means peace with those
who are fighting against the muon and war
with those who are fighting for it, but—
-10. They find it costs more “knocks” to
light the country’s friends, than it would to
subdue its enemies.
U, They believe in all the rights of man,
especially in Ids right to own men, bat—
-12. They oppose “Woman’s tights” par
ticularly the rights of a black woman to her
dustily and her children.
18. They favor the hugest liberty, to-wit:
the liberty of a State to secede in order to
promote slavery, but—
-14. They oppose insurrection and rebel
lion, especially the rebellion ol the Federal
government against the supremacy of the
slave States.
15. They sympathize with the conservative
efforts of Jefferson Davis to preserve the
“ Union us it was and the Constitution as it
is.” but—
-16. They believe all the acts which Abra
ham Lincoln has done, can' do, or ever may
do, to maintain the Union, are unconstitu
tional and revolutionary usurpations.
17. They would colonize all soldiers of
color, but—
18. They do not believe in colonizing the
Vallundighams who desert their colors.
19. They fear abolition least it may lead to
amalgamation, but—
r 20. They like'slavery because it compels
’ 2L They believe that God has made the
negro their inferior, but—
-22. They fear abolition will make him their
23. They know McClellan to be opposed to
the war. or they would not nominate him,
24. They want him to carry on the war,
because he is opposed to its being carried on.
25. They pretend to believe that McClellan
made war on the rebels, but—
-26. They republish his official report as a
campaign document, to show how success-
Hilly lie made war on the Administration.
27. To require rebels to swear to support
the Constitution and laws, before voting, is
to infringe the right of suffrage, bat—
-28. To prevent volunteers who are fighting
for the Union Horn voting, is to sustain the
right pf suffrage.
29., They deny that the civilization of the
North is superior to that of the South, but—
SO. This involves the admission either that
bad as arc the rebels, the Copperheads are no
better, or else that the Copperheads enjoy no
share of Northern civilization.
SL The above facts tend to show that this
is a contest notbetwecu States, communities,
or institutions, but between all the depravity
of the human heart, on the one side, and
what the seceeh organs openly scoff at, as
“ God and humanity,” on the other.
We print elsewhere an interesting letter
from our special correspondent relative to
the feelings of the Southern people. He ac
companied Gen. Sherman's expedition, and
thereby camejn direct communication with
people who lor the first time in the war had
seen a Union army. The whole letter, as
*ell as the one descriptive of the expedition,
will be found of great Interest. There Is one
point brought out in our correspondent's
tetter which deserves especial allusion. He
a CO W of a letter written by Mr.
S* ne ls° n ’ °i Mis6 ksippl—brother of Gen.
Singleton, of this Slate—-and a member ol
the rebel Congress. The writer lets out the
TTluilc plot now being nmmged between
Copperheads and tbc rebels. He says the
Confederates most gain military sncccases
tbla spring, so that Abraham Lincoln may be
defeated at the polls, and adds he -would hall
such an event with delight, for in the defeat
of the Republican party alone consists peace.
What that peace will be, every one knows.
The treaty between the Copperheads and
rebels would acknowledge the independence
of the latter. We Invite the otlentioh of
loyal men, and of such Democrats as have
not become hopelessly disloyal, to this state
of things. It is worth*their serious consid
eration, and must be met manfully at the
polls. '
The NewTork Chamber of Commerce has just
pretested to Congress a memorial praring forGov
ermsent aid to oar ocean steam service. The doc
ument is TO7 lengthy and elaborate and as 'veil
adapted as anr such production coold be to make
thelntcndcd impression on Congress,unless indeed
its very elaborateness ehonld be an objection with
the clamor persons to whom it is addressed. The
manorial rccoamswhat has been done byComrress
I2i°?i €r branch of oar navigation, represent
tbe enbeldy 'system as culminating m 1852,
fv'ivu ve ,5*' * acven lines bl steamers, re
”ld, <0 the extent of *2,410,6*.
rtS2. , S£SS ! SS?.Sg." Jlf'fJSL 0 '
I end with four new ones bnSSnjr”
Union TrtnmpliH In New Jersey. trainn ? c lon>: the SSmoeaSi PnciS
■At the town .election In Orange, N. J-, on ®SastiSi«^i w o h alb^? B o s isf B i°>“‘®nn«S
Wednesday Inst, Mr. Darin N. Hopes (Un
conditional Union) was elected Mayor, and I to ban Francisco, with fire steamers
Kct.B. F. Barrett, Superintendent of Schools, j J< < SS?toS?
The entire Union ticket, With the exception 3 Fpofford and TilcetonV line, running tiro steamers
M Marsha], ms elected, Last year the op-1
position earned "the election; but tbc voters j| Havana, comprising two vessels with a total ton
orucw Jersey have determined to make an i
earnest effort to place their State on the side 1 negating 2,-05 Ions; and the New York wd Van.
of the Union, and this local resnlt Is bat the 1 «“? two S?® 11 steamer* amounting to
i > > ! grlhir ip IftS tons, «71u» the eight lines of Amerl.
beginning of the end.. - M can wchmfchlps comprise thirty-soron Teaselswlth
He Union party, bn Hie 9th, elected their, an aggregate tonnage of 00.1*5 tons. After twenty
candidates »r Mayor. Aldern.cn and tKc
whole Council ticket, in Camden. In Salcsn • tonnage.
county Uic Democratic majority ia much re
The town elections in Burlington count/
resulted in & Union gain. In Burlington
township the majority is SOD. The Union
men also gain in the Board of Freeholders.
E3T The 23nd of Feb, was celebrated at
Paris by a very brilliant ball, given at the Ame
rican Legation, by the Minister of the United
States and Mrs. Dayton, to the Corps Diplo
matic and a very numerous party of Ameri
cans and other strangers resident in this Cap
ital. The fete was acknowledged to be one of
the most successful of (he season. The sa
loonspf thejegation by -the ■
rank and fashion of all nations, who seemed
to rejoice almost as much as American citi
zens themselves In the opportunity thus af
forded them ofhonoring the statesman, the
heroand the patriot, whoso* portrait, draped
In thcfolds of his country's hag, looked down
upon them from the walls. The honors of
the ftic were done by Mrs. Dayton, her son '
and daughter, and the Secretary of Legation, j
in the absence of Mr. Dayton, prevented, un
fortunately, by a slight indisposition, from
being present on this interesting occasion.
The London JVfWuAcr* GircvJar says
that Mr. Dickens* new storv, the-first
monthly part of which will be published on
the first of May, will present a novel feature
In being illustrated with wood engravings ot
Mr. Marcus Stone, instead of the peculiar al
ternate comic and sombre steel enirravines
by Mr. Hablot K. Browne.* 1 ( *
Mr. Thackeray’s unfinished storv, “Denis
Duval,’* about to he published in the Corn
hiti Jlagazh.r, is autobiographical in form,
eUirtingSvith an early period in the reign of
George the Third. It is to be illustrated
with wood cuts by Mr, Walker, tliefirst after
a design by Mr, Thackcry himself The first
three chapters, which are to appear in the
forthcoming number of the magazine, are en
titled respectively “The Family Tree,”
“ The House of Saverne,” and “The Travel
Tallandlghnm tn Kebcldom.
Vallandigham’a sympathy with traitors
while sojourning in Dixie is being ventilated
by witnesses who were with him. Lieut
CoL Fremantle, of the Coldstream Guards, a
British officer, has published a book entitled
‘“Three Months in the Southern States,”
with a portrait of Jeffi Davis. His book has
been published In this country. Speaking of
ibis visit to Shelhyville, Col. Fremantle thus
describes VallandUrham’s fraternizing with
; Folk and Hardee:
i “ When I arrived, I found thnt Gen. Hardee
• was In company with Gen. Polk and Bishop
Elholt, of Georgia, and also with Mr. Val
landigham. The latter (called the Apostle of
; Liberty) is a good-looking man, anparentlv
j not much ofer forty, and laid been turned
ont of the North three days before, Rose
i crans hod wished to turn him over to Bra**"'
• by flog of truce, but as the latter declined to
receive him in that way, he was, as Gen. Har
dee expressed it. ‘dumped down* inthesen
• tral ground between the two Uncs, and left
them. He then received hospitality from the
Confederates, in the capacity of a destitute
■ stranger. They do not in any way receive
j himofilclalty, and it does not suit the policy
of either party to he identified with one an
. other. lie is now living at a private house
in Shelhyville, and had come over for thednv
‘with Gen. Polk, on a visit to Hardee.- lie
told the Generals that If Grant was severely
1 beaten in Mississippi by J olmston, he did not
think the vrar could be continued on Its pres
ent grand scale.”
On arrrivlng at TTilmington, North Caroli
na, a short time afterward, Cob Fremantle
again fell in with the “ distinguished exile.”
He says:
. ‘‘Major Norris went to call uponVallan
; digham, whom lie had escorted to Wilmin*-
ton as a sort of semi-prisoner, some days aw.
Ma. Vallandigbam was in bed. He told Major
Norris that he intended to ran the blockade
that evening for Bermuda, whence he should
find his way to the Clifton Hotel, Canada,
where he intended to publish a newspaper
and agitate Ohio across the frontier. Major
Norris found him much elated by the news
: of his having been nomiated for the Govern
orship of Ohio, and he declared If he he was
duly elected his State could dictate peace.
through the country together to
• n ilmlngtoo, these two used to converse
much on politics. Major Norris once said to
him; * Now, from what yon have seen and
heard in your journey through the South,
yon must know that a reconstruction of the
old union, under any circumstances, is ut
terly Impossible.’ Vallandigham renlied:
. til, all lean say is, I hope, and*at all
, events I know, that my scheme of a suspen
sion ol hostilities Is the onlv one which has
: any prospect ol* success.’ ”
The First Victory of the Fenians.
1 The London Time* of the 34th ult., com
; meeting upon the disturbance, says:
The Fenian Brotherhood- have gained
first victory on the sacred soil of Ireland.
! From all the Northern States of America the
eyes of the expectant Irish may now be turn
ed to the spot where, amid the din of con
flict and the shouts of victory, the green flaf
has «t last been unfurled. The Jong-promised
i invasion has come off The wrath of mil
lions, so longnnrscd and so successfully kept
hot, has at last blazed forth. Those Irish
who, whether in Ireland, or England, or
America, most always have something to
charge with all that goes wrong with them,
; may at last welcome the arrival ofthedav
; when they may appear as invaders and con
querors in the old cities of the Celt It has
long been promised them that this should be,
.Banded brotherhoods have been tenderly
treated and confidentially bid to hope, and
they have kept themselves readv for the lou"--
watched opportunity ofvengeance. Further
, attempt at concealment is vain, and it must
nowipe announced with horror and dismay,
that alter a terrible and enduring conflict the
Fenian Brotherhood have made themselves
masters ol one of the principal public build
; inns of the city of Dublin.
TFfccther the invaders came direct from
America we cannot tell, for although it was
remarked that the Federal American uniform
was worn among them, thnt may possibly be
accounted for by engagements entered Into
on Uiis side the Atlantic. Howeverthat mav
be, whether the uniform was a mark of pru
dent desertion and an ignominious flight, or
of honorable discharge combined with an
equally honorable poverty, or whether the
smart coal was but bravtay bought with a
bounty to be earned hereafter, there it was.
According to all the fitness of things, The
O’Doucghne ought to have been raised upon
the shoulders ot the Fenians and proclaimed
as O the First, or he should at have been
carried in triumph to the castle, and Installed
there to await the arrival of further orders
from New Tork. Strange, however, to sav,
the aflair took altogether another turn. Tire
Fenians’ onslaught was as fierce as that of
the Fawmorrics. The O’Donoghne was
driven from his seat, the Fenim Brotherhood
stormed the platform, the chairman and com
mittee fled, routed by the Fenians; fifteen
minutes of desiderate battle cleared the great
O’e and all their machinery for protests out
of the Rotunda, and at the end of this time
the green flag woe waved overa perfectly
harm onions assembly.
Photographic Evidence in an Ejection
A curious election ease was decided the
other day In the House—that of Sleeper vs
Bice, from Boston. The whole case lamed
on cn alleged miscount of sixty votes, in one
of the wards, which at first gave the majori
ty to Sleejvcr. The miscount being discov
ered on the tally-sheet on which tbe account
had been kept, the return was corrected, and
the certificate awarded to Mr. Bice.
When Mr. Sleeper gave notice of contest,.
Mr. Rice had a photograph made of the oris-*
iual tally sheet, and this photograph was sub
mitted in evidence to the Committee. The
testimony of tbe sen was dirset and conclu
sive. The clerk had made his figure 7 verv
much like Ids X. In counting the votes for
Rice he had reached 573. Five more were
read, the figure 9 was noted over the last
footing 573, and it was carried ont 518. Pal
pably the opening stroke which alone distin
guished the 7 from 2 had been mistaken for
the final stroke ol the 5 on which it joined.
The case was perfectly clear, and all that was
wanted was to prove that the photograph
was taken from the genuine, unchanged tally
sheet. This was easily done, and Mr. Rice
was admitted to Ids seat by on unanimous
The photograph was lithographed by the
Government printer, :tnd accurate fac similes
of the tolly-sheet were thus distributed
among the members. They plead tbe cose
themselves; and famished at once a novel
and a convenient wav of disposing of an elec
tion contest.
The New York Herald on Poor Pierce.
The X. T. Herald says: Poor Pierce and the
spurious peace democracy hart been fairly
skinned in the New Hampshire elections. As
we have it, poor Pierce was the recognized
leader and expounder of his miserable faction
in this late contest, and with.the understand
ing that, in securing a Democratic Legisla
ture, his reward would be a seat in the Uni
ted States Senate. Poor Pierce, as a demo
cratic cx-President, was regarded by his stu
pid followers as a very great men; bnt the
people of his State have pronounced him an
impostor. He retires from their freezing re
buke under a cloud of disgrace. He has com
pleted tbe work of demolishing the Northern
rump of the old, worn out, ana obsolete dem- !
ocratlc party.
Government Subsidies to Ocean Steam*
ers, .
[From tbe U. S. Economist, March 5.]
I The Great Mississippi Expedition.
Fite Occupation of Jackson, Bran
don, Meridian and Canton.
Theßceults of the Expedition—De
struction ofTroperty and
Loss of Life,'
[From Our Own Correspondent,]
Ok Boann the Stbambc Cokstitutiok,
March 5, tS5b
The expedition under the command of Gen.
Shennau set out ? from Vicksburg. ou Feb. 3d
jt in two columns, one under the command of
I Gen. Hnrlbut, proceeding by the old Jackson
j. road and crossing the Big Black by a pontoon
bridge at Messenger's Feny; the other un
der command of Gen. McPherson, crossing
■ the river at the railroad bridge. In order to
; facilitate the progress of the army, all un-
necessary baggage was’ left behind, the sol
diers taking twenty days’ rations. The
: weather was beautiful and the roads' in ex
cellent condition, and everything bid fair for
a speedy and successful march. What made
.It much more auspicious than such expedi
tions usually are, wjs the fact that the enemy
‘ knew* Utile or nothing in regard to our num
bers and intentions. Infect the expedition was
a complete surprise to them, and throughout
the march they seemed completelynonplassed
and at a loss what to do. The country from
Vicksburg to the Big Black is completely
stripped of everything that can afford sus
tenance to man or beast, and such is the case
only in a less marked degree as far os Jack
I After crossing the Big Black both columns
i had skirmishing with the enemy’s cavalrv at
; intervals until we arrived at Jackson. The
! cavalry belonged to S, D. Lee and Ferguson’s
; commands. These skirmishes, though In
some eases severe, caused our forces but litr
I tie delay as they speedily drove the enemy
j back. In this day’s skirmishes the enemy ac
} knowledge a loss of ten killed and thirty or
'• forty wounded. Among the former was Ma
jor Bidden. This loss was at least, twice as
; great as bur own. The Confederates had
four pieces of artillery, and there is no donbt
’ that it was their intention to make a stand at
the fortifications of Jackson. These
fortifications consist of earthworks and
i rifle-pits and would have afforded
considerable protection against an nmiiin;
party, A force of cavalry was sent out by
another route which ran parallel to the main
road, and succeeded In flanking them, when
they retreated in great haste. Onr cavalry
captured one of their guns, a rilled 10-ponnd
' er, with caisson, horses, &c., and several
prisoners. The flight of the enemy through
. the town and across Pearl river was a perfect
euaddte. So great was their haste that they 1
had no time to destroy the fine pontoon
bridge which they had erected across Pearl
. river, except to cut the ropes, and it was
used the next day by our troops in crossing.
After our army had crossed and was ou the
way to Brandon, the bridge was destroyed
by the Confederates to cut off onr retreat
We had no desire to retreat till our mission
was accomplished. Jackson is a eorrv
looking place, all the public build
ings having been destroyed, except
the Stale House and City Hall. Besides the
public buildings nearly all the stores and
many private dwellings have been burned.
Most of it was done during the occupation
of the city by our forces one year ago.
to dbaxdon,
Our march from Jackson to Brandon was
mostly free from skirmishing, the enemy
having become thoroughly demoralized and
chiefly c ccupied in making good their escape.
TN c found plenty of meat and corn on the
route, which the soldiers were not slow to
avail themselves of to lengthen on" the sup
plies which were brought with us. It was
the expectation, when the expedition started
• out, that they would draw most of their sup
plies and all the forage for horses aud mules
from the country. There was very little dif
ficulty in finding enough for our purpose,
oven In the most barren part of the country
Which we passed through. There was
nothing left, however, after our passage,
and in many instances the people must
suffer for the want ol food. The" state
ments that the Confederates would suffer
from starvation are without foundation.
There k is plenty of corn and meat in the
country, but very little else; yet this will
serve to sustain iife, and people can fight,
living on this alone, if they can get nothing
else. They appear to suffer more from want
of proper clothing than anything else.
The country from Jackson to Brandon is
very good, and there are many fine planta
tions. We passed through the latter place
; on the Bth nit. It is a pleasant village, and
the county scat of Rankin countv. This
a voting population of more than
1200, and gave 110 majority against secession
when the State went out of the Union. Don.
J. J. Thornton, a resident of thjg town, was
the only member of the State Legislature that
voted against secession when the final vote
Was taken. His drug store was plundered
by onr troops. Quite a large quantity of
meal was found at this place, which was
seized for the use of the army. A large num
ber of private dwellings were burned here as
well as at other places on the route, but
they were in nearly every case deserted
houses and their owners in the rebel armv.
The burning was mostly done by stragglers,
and there were strict orders issued against it
by the commanding Generals. The railroad
had been put in good repair by the rebels
from Meridian to Jackson, and from the lat
ter place through Canton North to Grenada.
It was by this road that the Confederates at
Meridian and Mobile got most of their sup
plies. The trains ran until the day before we
arrived. Wc destroyed the road at differ
ent places all the way through to Meridian.
The march from Brandon through Morcton
to Hillsboro was devoid of interest except an
occasional skirmish with th: enemv’s cavalry
in which they invariably got the worst of it.
This is In part owing to the Jact that our cav
alry always dismount In skirmishing with the
enemy in the woods, which gh\s them the
advantage ot getting under cover and movlag
abent with greater facility. The country
through which we passed is sandy and barren,
and the timber wholly pine. The Inhabitants
were scattered and belong to the poorer class,
yet wefound no difficulty In finding meat and
cornfor forage. BiUsboro is a scattered town
of twenty houses and the county seat of Scott
’ county. Beyond Hillsboro towards Decatnr
wc found the bridges across the creeks de
stroyed and trees felled across the road.
These impediments caused some delay but a
pioneer corps was organized and the contra
bands set at work, who soon put things to
rights. 41
The largest streams we passed were the big
and little Chunky. At the Big Chunky we
had quite a skirmish with tbe enemv, in
which several of their number were killed
and wounded; our loss was trifling. A force
was sent to Chunk y station, twelve miles
south of our route, to destroy the railroad.
They had quite a severe skirmish with the
enemy, but succeeded in accomplishing their
object. This force, moving In that direction,
led the rebel General Polk to think that our
army had started for mobile, and caused him
to send a portion of his torce at Meridian in
that direction, and led to the subsequent
evacuation of that post.
We omitted to state that our train was at
tacked by about forty rebel cavalrv while pas
singthrougb Decatur, on tbe evening of the
X2th ult. several of the mules were killed
or disabled, but none of the wagons were
captured, and tbe rebs were-speedily driven
On the 12th and 13th we passed several
swamps where a small force might have de
tained ns a longtime, and perhaps elTecluallv
kept ns back, but it was evidently no part of
the rebel programme to fight; they were all
too busy in making good their escape. In
fact what few Confederates we saw appeared
to be completely demoralized. On the eve
ning of the lufh onr advance encamped with
in ten miles of Meridian. As Polk was known
to have quite a large force our boys were
In holies of having a fight. On this evening
onr cavalry had a skirmish with the Confed
erate covaljT, which resulted in the death of
half a dozen of the latter without any loss to
us. On the morning of the 14th our forces
were up and moving bright and carlv. After
proceeding within foor miles of Meridian we
found a bridge burned across a small creek
which caused a delay of two or three hour*
After passing the creek a short distance we
found a sort of breastwork and cotton bales
piled up for artillery, as though the Confede
rates designed to moke a stand. It was an
admirable place for the purpose; but their
hearts evidently foiled them, and we found
their works deserted. About two miles from
the town we passed the winter quarters of
the Confederate troops.. They appeared to be
quite comfortable, and admirably located.
Soon after passing the camps onr cavalrv, un
der Col. ulnslow, encountered the* rear
guard of the enemy; but the gallant Colonel
mode short work of them, and drove tbem
through the town towards Demopolis, at a
double-quick. Immediately following the
cavalry came the 3d division of the ICthAjmv
Corps, with flags flying and bands playing
national airs, it must have been a novel sight
to uliat few inhabitants were left. They bad
not witnessed anything of the kind before
since the fall of Sumter. There were no
manifestations of joy exhibited by the in
habitants ot Meridian, nor indeed were there
at any place on the route. The people looked
upon it very much as they would on a flood
or conflagration—as something which could
not be helped and could only be made the
best oC
The march from Vicksburg to Meridian
was accomplished in eleven days. The dis
tance is not far from one hundred and filly
miles. We were now in thevery heart of the
enemy's country, with no possibility of com
munication with any point and supplies
enough to last ns but a very few days. Where
was toe boasted Southern Confederacy, that
they did not attack and annihilate onr little
army. Nothing in the whole war has shown
the rebel weakness, tbc inside rot
tenness of the Confederacy as plainly
as this expedition. Polk has been
censored by the Southerners fornot attacking
Sherman; but if he had, ho would most assu
redly have been beaten. Polk had in the ag
gregate from fourteen to fifteen thousand
men. Klnc thousand infantrv under the com
mand of Gens. Loring cnd*French, and five
thousand cavalry under the command of 8.
D. Lee, Wirt Adams and Ferguson. In an
advantageous position this force, If concen
trated, might perhaps have made a stand and
caused ns considerable dclav, but the result
could jiot but have been ‘disastrous to the
rebels. The bragadocio spirit, and even the
disposition to flght/has nearly gone out of
the Confederates. >ciy many of them are
at !t 18 ol no .*« to fight longer,
and that they can get just as good terms
now as ever. They think the war U
kept tip merely for the leaders, and
tfiat is a poor cause to flghi for.
dbsobiptioh op mkbidiak.
Meridian is a nctv town, huilt in the pine
woods, and derives its only importance from
its railroad connections. The Mobile and Ohio
Ik R. intersects the Southern. These roads not
only afforded the Confederates means of com*
munication, bat supplies for' Mobile and
other points were obtained over these roads..
Their importance to the Confederates is al
most incalculable. One great object of the
expedition tvas the destruction •of thosc
roads, and it is needless to say that it was
successfully accomplished. The rails wore
first torn up and then the ties were dog up
and piled together. Afterwards the rails
-were placed across the ties and fire set to
them. The rolls becoming-heated, bent
down at each end, thus becoming totally un
fit for use. This process v/as carried bn
for at least a dozen miles in each
direction from Meridian, besides at other
places along the route.' The scarcity of iron
lathe Confederacy makes the loss doublysc
vere to the rebels. It will be a long time be
fore the roada arc repaij-cd again If it is ever
done by the Confederates. A force was sent
South as far as Enterprise where they bad a
slight skirmish with the enemy. Also one as
far North as Marion, whore they had another
skirmish. Our cavalry, was saved a great'
deal of skirmishing by tbc -use of artillery. A
few - shells sent among the robs judiciously
would invariably send them skedaddling pell
mcll. The booming of our cannon was al-.
ways ibc signal for them to start. It seems,
that the Confederates thought they were per
fectly. secure in Meridian,' as the officers
were . building lor themselves fine
residences, Gen. Polk,' the 1 ghting bishop,
bed cne partly finished. Our boys finished
it for him as well ns those belonging to the
other officers. There was quite an extensive
■ arsenal in tbc place where old puns and pis
tols were altered so as to bo good as new.
Also bayonets were altered to what they
think a superior pattern, but our boys did
not like their appearance as .well as our own. ,
They were broader and more flat than ours.
The arsenal was destroyed, together with
the railroad buildings, and several buildings
containing commissary stares. The confed
erates baa removed most ol their stores.
Dad Gen. W. S. Smith’s cavalry expedition
arrived as was intended, no doubt much of
their stores would have been de
stroyed, During our stay at Me
ridian some loroging parties were
attacked by the enemy’s cavalry, and a* few
of our boys were wounded, bat none killed.
To destroy wbat was of use to the enemy in
and around Meridian, required five days. It
is needless to say that the destruction was
thoroughly accomplished, and that It will be
a long time before the rebels will wish to see
the Union army in that vicinity again.
Having accomplished the object of the cx
< pedition, and our nrevisions running low,
* the expedition started back on the 20th nIL
The route chosen was through Canton, to the
northward of the one going out,' This'was
done, party, that supplies might be obtained,
and partly for the reason that there was Con
federate property to be destroyed. On the
: return march, the contrabands began
to pour In upon ns by hundreds. Old
men and young men, women and children, of
all ages, some on foot, some on horseback,
and some in wagons drawn by oxen. It was
• a motley sight. Officers were appointed over
them, who sought to keep them together,
but thjs was next to impossible. Men might
1 he seen who had started with a large family
and lost them every one. They were un
doubtedly somewhere with the train and
cared for as well as possible.
One thing the darkies showed themselves
tnlly susceptible of—the art of foraging. Not
, a chicken or a pig showed Its luckless head,
but, in the words of the darkies themselves,
it was a goner. Nothing so nettled the seces
sionists as to have things taken from them
by the negroes. If our soldiers took what
they wanted to eat, they seldom uttered a
word, but took It ns a matter of course; but
let a contraband capture anything, and they
complained bitterly.
Onr march to Canton was devoid of Inter
est. The country is sandy and the soil poor
until we approach Pearl River. This we
crossed on a pontoon bridge. Afterwards
;the country becomes better, and we passed
many fine plantations. Wc fonnd considera
ble cotton at different places on the route,
all of which was burned. One of onr men
who had straggled from his command, was
fonnd tied to a tree and shot. He was not
: dcad when found, and was taken along with
ns, but the poor fellow could hardly recover.
During the march we lost several men by
straggling, but for the distance marched the
number of stragglers was remarkably small.
As u general thing onr soldiers stood the
march remarkably well. Enough horses
and mules were captured so that those
who were sick and tired ont could ride.
Canton is a fine village and contains many
splendid residences, 'll is really the prettiest
place in the State. It is situated about one
hundred miles from Meridian, und seventy
from'Vlcksbnrg. Fifteen locomotives were
captured near ibis place. Their loss will be
great to the rebels as they are very ranch
troubled to obtain rolling stock. Their cars
and engines are nearly worn out, and their
means for replacing them are very limited.
The railroad was destroyed at this place for
a long distance. A large quantity of meal
was obtained at tbls place, which came very
opportunely for our soldiers, for their hard
tack had nearly given out From Canton the
larger part of the train and the contrabands
were sent to Vicksbnrg In advance of the
main army. The second night ont from Can
ton it rained and continued to do so the
greater part of the next day. This was
the first rain of anv account that
we had experienced on the expedition. This
wos enough to show ns how Impossible it
would have been for the expedition to have
succeeded had the weather been rainy instead
of dry and pleasant. It was so muddy that
the troin was all day going the distance of
eight miles, and worked very hard at that,
it wus enough to make one’s heart bleed to
sec the poor contrabands, shivering with the
cold, children crying, and women moaning
piteously, all endeavoring to the best of
their ability to keep up with tbc train. Their
troubles were of short duration, for the
weather soon cleared up, and they were able
to keep up with the train quite comfortably.
The rest of onr march to Vicksbnrg was ac
complished without any event worthy of no
tice, Wc arrived on the 2d lost., having
been absent from that place almost a month.
The Confederates will consider this expedi
tion os the boldest move of the war. " for
an army no larger than that which accompa
nied Sherman to advance into the very heart
of the Confederacy without any communica
tion for nearly a month,'and that too where
the rebelsbad a perfect railroad communica
tion, was truly a bold move. It shows more
plainly than anything else that has transpired
the real weakness of the Confederacy. Had
they the troops to spare from any point, or
could they have been raised in any manner,
he would not have been allowed to return
without serious opposition. It is on eye
opener to the people of Mississippi, and can
hardly but convince them that it Is useless to
protract the War lonircr, Kearlv all with
whom wo conversed, confessed as much. Re
garded in this light the expedition has done
a great deal of good.
> early one hundred miles of railroad was
destroyed, and that in such a manner that it
will have to he entirely rebuilt with new iron,
no very easy job * hen we consider the scarc
ity of that article at the South, and the in
creasing scarcity of labor. These railroads
were ot nntold value to the South as a means
of communication with different parts of the
Confederacy, and for the transmission of sup
plies. Besides the railroads and railroad build
lugs, other buildings and stores, horses and
mules captured to the number of two or
three thousand, and contrabands to the num
ber of live thousand will swell the amount of
loss to the Confederates to nearly twenty
millions of dollars. The country through
wijlch we passed was obliged to be stripped
of nearly everything eatable to support onr
army. As the people must seek sustenance
elsewhere, it is really taking supplies a way
from the Confederates. There waa con
siderable destruction of private property,
which may hardly be considered justifiable;
yet the houses destroyed were almost Inva
riably deserted, and their owners, in all
probability, In the Confederate array. Quite
a quantity of cotton was also destroyed.
This was done with little or no additional
expense to onr Government, as the army
drew most of Its supplies from the country.
the toss.
The loss on onr side is trifling. Probably
one hundred will cover the killed, wounded
and prisoners. The loss of the enemy was
much greater in killed and wounded, and we
captured more than two hundred prisoners
and deserters—among them, several officers.
Our soldiers endured the long march remark
ably well, and there were verv few cases of
. The five thousand contrabands is taking
, net so much from the productive
interest of the countiy, and conse
quently from the Confederates, Nearly all
the able-bodied ones will enter the army.
Inlactwewcre informed that one thousand
have already done so. The remainder will
be sent to the contraband camp and employed
to work on the plantations as occasion may
The westher, with one or two slight ex
ceptions, was delightful throughout the trip.
Had this not been the case, tho expedition
would have been greatly delayed, as the roads
in some parte of the route would have been
nearly or quite impassable. The nights were
cool and frosty, and sometimes the ice froze
quite thick.
The expedition may bo considered a suc
cess as all was accomplished that was
designed or in onr power to accomplish.
But for the unaccountable non-arrival of
Gen. TV. S. Smith's cavalry expedition from
Memphis, perhaps more of the confederate
commissary stores and raoreprisonere might
have been captured. Some may be disap
pointed because Sherman did not follow up
the enemy to Mobile, but little considera
tion by oneacquaintdwiththefactsin the case
and the difiicuUics to be overcome will con
vince him that such a thing was altogether
impracticable. Mobile can be attacked with
more hope of success in another direc
tion. • k-
E3T* On the completion of the great Pacific
Railway, now under construction, the transit
for passengers and goods between New York
and San Francisco will occupy only six days,
when the latter port is likely to become an
important depot for the trade to China, Ja
pan, and other parts of that portion of the
, A paper called the JftdmcUo Herald has
■ nst been started at Port Royal. It Is uncon
dltionolly loyal, and promises to furnish a
fidthiul record of Ml news proper for publi
cation, in the Department of-tho South and
among the fleets of the South Atlantic squad
SATOTDiTKTOraro, Mirth 13,19 U.
• Toe week to spito of the abominable weather, ha*
bceri on active one, the demand for
and exchange continuing unabated to the clois.
Transactions tor the season hare bean unusually hea*
Tf, Bales of discount as heretofore firm at 10 per
New Yorkoxchanxelsarmalformsrratss,v‘s; 52)
, £ b °r fn s i ®eWtg [email protected] H. Nearly all the banka
that eell at a pay very nearly the earns figure,* and
generally the toll rate. Were not ths opening of
navigation so near at hand and the conaeiaent move*
incni of produce to make exchange, the banka would
all acQulctce In a rise. •
Goladpcnsd to No. Tork.l feu •. m. si m)f, 13.1!
1 P- 3. Isik:33)l3:k-. cloilni:
-at IQ. The market here was fever bh, opening at 155,
ccolfnlng to ICO and closing at Ist.
Ellrer steady at 1500153. Legal Tender notes dull
atKbvyiag; selling K0 3*., Oflcriag* larger than,
for the week past. Government 5-3) bonds burin;
108; aelllng IOC. ■
r Bank PnramKfCT.—Peter M. Bryson, has been
elected President of the phmni* (X. T.,) Bank to All
the vacancy waned by tho death of Thomas Tileatoa,
* Esq. Mr. John Parker haobeen made Cashier.
National Fieavobs.—lt appear* from tho United
■ States Treasurer's Statement for the month ending
1 with February, that of the millions sub
;jcct to draft, fourteen million* are la New York,
; three millions seven hundred thousand in San Fran
| cisco and eight millions in tho National Banks.
1 The amount on dcpoMtln coin at the various denosi*.
. fortes is stated to be $23,(53,009, of which $13,000,093 is
. in New York, $4,C5C,000 is mSan Francisco, and $1,0>3-
. 000 in Baltimore.
'• Dinzoronfl of the Pa. n. 1?. Co.—The following
: gentleman bnvcjnstbeeen elected director* of the
1 Pennsylvania Balfroad Company: J. Edgar Thomson,
Joslah Bacon, Ttiomav Ucllor, John Halms, G. D.
’Po.-cucarlcD, w-jjtorMorris, G, W. Casa, Pittsburg;
;'WUlivmß.Smith,Pittsburg; Samuel T. Bodine, Jos
cpbß. Myers.
{ ' Kcvr Vork Scock Dlarkot—March 12,
Received by f. Q. StliouaUU ds coi, commission
; stock and bond brokers. Si Clark street, Chlcasro.
i - •' „ Ist B’d. 2d B’d. Ist B’d. id B’d.
;N.T. C.......157 130 Quicksilver... CiK 63
1C.&K.W..... 68* _ Cleve & T01,..US m
S ri iS MmJ —133
IC. &r. ]2a 1:9 Hudson ittver IS) mv
(M.S. (c0m.)..104 103* Ul. 6per cent. *
M.S.(gtd)..,.Hß 147 wirioaabds.loo ...
P,r.W.*C..126* ‘126 U. S.Cyccmt.
M.C..... U2* 141* 5-20 coupons M 9
C. &4* (com.) 87 «... U. 8,6 V cent.
C. &A. (pid).. W> .... ooods, 1331..113*
Galena „.U9 119* Erißpref..,...lJO ihj .
Rock Island... 124* 123* U. 8.73-iOj.. iiax
lll.Contrftl....l3J* 136* 0 S.ljr.crtl.W* !.!
Harlem 1W 140* American QOHI6I* ie
Mabkkt—lst Board weak. 2d Board weak.
Satubdat Bravura March 12. USL
The following table shows the receipts for the last
twenty-four hours: •
flour. Wheat, Coca, Oats. Bye, Barley
_ brls. bu. bu. bu. bu. bu.
i Oft CURB. 176 6333 * 716 7303 .... 375
! ttIRU ®0 8159 (600 1200 350 800
lICKB COO 1750 S2SO .... 350 850
iCBtQRB. 09 8150 2100 S3-*
NWRIt.... 610 41*00 350 43W) .... 400
AitttLUß. ICO 720 3240 ....
Oilier Roads 850 800 .... ***,*. **’*
T0ta1...... 2235 29653 15455 16556 TOO 1933
Grass Cored Live Dres'd Beef
Seeds, Meats, Hogs, nogs, Cattle. Hides,
_ tbs. os. no. 80. DO. Os.
g*c cki:. law W7io .... 47 .... *sa*j
UIKH. 75 29 200
DLC.B.R. COO 17 “G 33317
ob&qbk susoo 42a 9 soo -jon
Nw RR 2260 43)0 200 10 330 SUD
AJk fit L UK, 12725 .... 161 W >JI ifnj
Ollier Iload>. 45C0 jsjj
Tolal 27092 569t20 1456 117 UO3 889»
The downward tetdcncy la gold has materially
cheeked the speculative Inquiry for Produce, and la
the absence of any shipping demand the general mar
kets are dull and easier.
The Wheat market to-day ruled dull and depressed,
and we note a further decline In prices otic V bu-het
—with sales of No. l Spring at SI J42LUK, and No. 2
Spring at 61.fi73l.09K—closing dull.
Corn was also easier, and the market closed dull,
wliho downward tendency, old Corn was sold at
BT®HC for No. 1 and 86c for N). 2. New Corn war sold
stßSc for No.l, 77K678Cf0r No.2,and7<J376Kc for
winter inspection of “ Now Corn.”
Oats were steady under a fair demand forrhlpmcat
Soulh.anCwe note moderate sales at WK<3®lKc for
No. 1 cud 65c for No. 2.
- Bye was qnlct ami neglectcd-trlfllng sales of No. 1
having been made at SIXO. and No. 2at 96c. Barley
In store was doll ami neglected, bat there was a good
demand for fair to prime lots la baga.at formerprlcea.
The market for nichwincs ruled extremely doll,and
wc quote sales of only about GOO brls at 30331 c—the
market closing quiet and nominal at BDc.
The Provision market was generally firm but quiet.
Mess Pork was In fair demand at S3OXO, at which
price we note sales of 450 brls. Prune Mess Pork Is
quwt but firm at f!3AO—holders generally asking
$:9.00. Bulk Meats continue scarce sad
firm—wllh sales of Bams at lOXftlOKc loose, and
Shoulders at 7*' c loose. Pickled Bams are still la ac
tive demand and firm, with sales to-day of 500 tea city
at 12c. There was nothing done In English Meats.
Lard was cxtrcmly dull, and the tendency was down
ward, with sales of only 100 tea prime Leaf at 13c.
Mess Beef Isln good demand at #13.00, at which price
we note sales ol lOObrls to-day. Extra Mess Beefls
firm, with ssles of 300 brls at 913.75.
Timothy Seed Is very dull, and aales'of fair to good
wire made to-day at {2.2C32X5. Flax Seed is In fair
demand at S2XO©3.CO. Clover Is still dull at S7XO.
In Live Hogs there has been an active demand for
prime qualities, and the previous quotations of the
market bare been Billy sustained. Light and thin
bogs have l>cch less active, with a decline of 25c V
100 as. The entered soles amount to l r 7lo bead at
SoXOGT-fiO,mo3tlj at
In Beef Cattle the receipts hare been extremely
limited, sod little has been done In the market. The
entered sales amount only to 261 head, at 81-37M®
S.STH gross, There has been no change on previous
For the Week Endlntr March 13. ISB-1.
Situedxt Evxsrco, March 1?, 1864.
The receipts of Live Hogs and Beef Cattle at the
various yards in the city during the week ending to*
day, compare as follows with the previous weeks
since Feb. 6. 16M:
Beeves, Bogs,
tveek enf ins March 12 5102 B.ISB
. Week ending March S 3,617 g *:ot)
eefc ending February 27 6,930 is^SO
wcefeeadftgFebmaryao 4.vsj 10316
week ending February is 3.151 1P365
week ending February 6 3,713 a,IM
Cattle. Boss.
9> 100 as.
Mich. Cent, and Mich. South, large can.. $65 ss eta
Cars oi 210 reel M ss eta
Michigan Central, small can 50 S8 cts
to hcftxlo on avsFxxatos snzi>ax.
Mich, Cent, and Mich. South., large cars.fllo 63 cts
Cara of 210 feet ; 95 Wets
Michigan Central, mnnll can 83 63 eta
Fort waync cars, 224 feet 100 63 cts
to Pirrsmntqn.
Pltte. Ft. W. & an. curs of 421 ice: f96 60 cts
Michigan Southern, large cars 105 so cts
do do cars of SCO feet SS 60 cts
Hate? to DcnJdrfc £j pe r car leas than to Buffalo.
When shipped hy nil rail.
'Bates to Dnnkirl’. 2Kc 9130 Us. less than to Buffalo,
when shipped by all rah.
The total receipts of Live Hogs for the wcoek end
ing to-'day, amount, according to tho dally returns
posted on ’Change, to 8,183 head. This is 1,142 less
than were received last week, and 7,»trr less than the
receipts of the corresponding week of last year. The
dally receipts al the various yards compare as fol
lows; .
Monday ~.
Total i *6(183
'With the limited receipts of the week, and the de*
creasing proportion of heavy bacon Hogs, there has
been no diminution In the activity of the market,
lieally prime Hogs hare beenmnen wanted, especially
for theßaltimorc and Philadelphia markets, and prices
have advanced 2. T @U)c upon .oar quotations of last
Saturday. JUedlum qaalitles and light Hogs generally
having declined in oar principal Kastern and other
nmrktts,from3o®slc during the week, have not sold
so freely, and have declined In previous quotations
The following arc the quotations of the value oi
Hogs at the close of the market this evening, and also
compared with the prevlousweck:
This week. Last weak.
t7.M6T.S3 td.7337.50
Prime to Extra qaalillet.
Mcdlnm to Prime ** ...
Commoo t Qualities* [email protected]?r5 [email protected]
Satubdat Evzxistg, March 12.—The market for the
past week has presented few features of change, bo*
’ jond the regular diminution of the supply,for which
we naturally look at this period of the year. The re*
cclpta for the current week of lire and dressed Hogs
amount to 11,267 bead, showing a decline of l,i&); but
the receipts of lire and drowsed hogs for tho corres
ponding week of last year were 59,611 head or 10,407
head over the present week. The supply of the past
and several previous weeks has almost entirely con*
elated ofJJghfhogs, which, In the absence of better
Qualities, shippers have been compelled to purchase.
It has, however, turned ontt v at the supply to our
Eastern markets, from all sources, has consisted
mainly of the same class of stock, and we consequent*
ly make during the week. In Kew York and other
markets, a depression and decline In prices upon all
excepting prime qualities of SCQSOc, with a heavy
sale. This depression In the Eastern market has been
(brther stimulated by the heavy receipts of distillery*
fed hogs, which, owing to the high prices given,
have been sent in from Pennsylvania, Ohio
and Illinois at least a month earlier than
1 than usual. With the small receipts of this market I
1 we have not experienced any corresponding depress* I
: on or decline: If buyers have not been as numerous I
on one day, (he succeeding one has fully made up for
the deficiency, and so the receipts have been cleared
out, generally to the satisfaction of all concerned.
The demand for really choice qualities has steadily
continued considerably In excess of the supply, for
the best of all reasons, namely that there are so few
of them to he had. Prime qualities of corn-fed fatted
hogs' weighing from 510 to 2no as, are worth to-day
from t7.50Q7.69 7? 100 ss, and lighter hogs, if fat
from 2uo ns and upwards arc in largo demand, and at
high prices; but poor bogs If In larger supply than at
present can only be sold' at low prices. There has
been a very trilling demand for stock hogs, tho season
not having advanced sufficiently lor any active opera*
Uons, besides which, feeders anticipate that In a few
weeks this class of stock will he selling atmnchlower
rates. There has baen a fair amount of activity in the
yards to-day. The entered sales amount
to 1,510 togs ’ at $5X0®7.80 ' but principally
at $6.55QTX3 ? 100 ns. There has been a marked
decline in the demand for light and inferior stock.
Shippers ctnerally are more cautions,fearing from
tbo latest advices, Indicating no demand except for
prime qualities, that prices will sustain a further dc*
Cline; we consequently note that several purchases
have been made ot Inferior Hogs fully 25c lower n<«n
the previous quotation of the market, but on better
grades there is‘no decline either in the activity or
firmness of the market, -
Sellers. „ Buyers.
Walwork W. M. Til lea.
Peacock do *
Arnold.. -. do
Semley. do .
Orndorf. do
O. Adam 5....:.... -do .
Webb do
Webb do .
Pine..,.,,. . do -•«
Wells.. Peacock.......
John Adams .Dawson -
Chcatam UUward 4 Co,
C F Loomis 4 Co- do
J. Adams... Branock
„ do i.-T.Tierney...,.
Gricley McGrow
.. 08 206 $0.7.
..69 IS) 68j
.. 01 15.' CJ2
.. so an 5.3*
.131 ISO 6.6'
.. 81 116 6.6
..110 -2i:l 72*
..109 2») 7.0/
IC 170 6.0
..ISO 131 6.7
..61 2» 7,65
. 67 181 0,75
~123 183 6.03
.. 21 138 6.00
.76 in 6.25
. 81 SS 5.00
The total receipts ot Beef Cattle during the week
amount, according to the dally returns pcsted on
’Change, to 5,102 bead. This lr 545 less than were re*
eelved last week, and 34 head less than the receipts of
the corresponding week ot last year. The dally re*
ccipts at the various yards compare as follows:
-/ Total.-..5.102
The demand forprlmc and extra shipping gradestus
Pork and Beef Packing for 1863-4.
Brcceipta and Shipments of Hogs and
Beef Cattle.
In another colntnn of to-usy’a Tsinxnre wo publish
foil particulars of the Pork and. Beef Packing of the
season Just closed, complied by Mr. Henry Mllward,
Provision broker. The number of Hogs packed in
thlsctty amounts t0904,?3!1, against 973,531 daring
the Besson of 13C9-C. The number of Beeves packed
during the season foots up 70,055, against 43.151 the
previous season.
IV ith regard to the Pork Packing Itis needle® to re
mark that the Blight falling off la the number packed
Is due solely to the shortness of the crop, and also to
thereat scarcity cfllo~B in the eastern markets, In
consequence of which prices were run clear beyond the
limits of packers, and immense droves .were shipped to
New York, Boston, Philadelphia and- other points to :
cupplj butchers and puckers them. By reference to :
• tables pnbllsbcdlbolow, it will: bo seen that the total
receipts of Ltvo and Dressed Hogs during-the season
amount to 1,877,03, sgofnst 1436,515 daring, the pro- •
viousscsson. .From this It will bo scon that while tho ■
•receiptsofUoga.havo tollco off at all other leading!
_ points, they have ' actually lacrca«Ml here, notwith;
FUmdiug wo bad a>cry short crop all over the coun
try.'Had the shipping demand been no greater'than
idurtDgtormcrßcasons,thopseklngUi!B season would
;bavo been greater than dating 1965>C3.
As it Is.-bow over, tho fact now cannot bs centre
! »<rtcd that Chicago In Vie greater tori: Packing point.,
in the United State*, and in thereof id! The high posi
tion held by Cincinnati In this regard, for a quarter of
‘a century, la now occupied by her younger sister, the
Queen City of the Weft, The following table shows
the number of Hogs packed la Chicago and Clncln-'
’natl for twelve seasons:
, • Chicago, Cincinnati.
JgSj-g6 73.6 M . . 8&V86
•Wg-CT 71,000 « Sll3u
S-ig. .....99,24 i , -4t63n
Igg-g. 183400 : -SSifiJG
IBLMO .......1674118 • ‘431499
180-a. .231,33'. 453,799
1661-63 ......511,118 471457
ISI2-C3 970461 603&7
jlifii-64 ..»i,GSB , 357,010
From (bo above table it will bo seen that far three
years past Chicago has distanced Cincinnati—this lost
season the latter city being behind upwards of half a
million hogs.
' ThefoHowlnpr (able above the receipts of hoes each
week from the Ist of October, 1363, till the 12U of
March, IBK.
avebjuiT Bzanrrs of irrx ass dqessbd boos sob-
ISO TUB 9KA&OX Of iSGJ-Oi* l .
Week ending • Lire Hops. Dressed Hoes.
Oct. 8. 29.TUU
‘ " 3*419
7 6JM
. u 84.!
1 M 3L.
i 44 14.
i “ 21,
Dec, 5.
“ 26.
Jan. 2.
March 5,
Total .J.000,1f13
Add live and dressed.
Brought in by teams (estimated).
Brought inby Eastern railroads..
Total receipts of hogs.
We arc now enabled to lay before yon a statement
■ of our packing of beef and pork for tbc season just
' closed. Since the Ist of November (at which tin ewa
. commenced onr tabular record of current prices), the
pecking of beef bad been so frilling and inotronaac
' vions in the various qualities so unimportant, wo have
not thought it necessary to embody In the tables either
the prices of cattle or the weekly quotations of the
packed product. It may be as well to state, however,
that owing to the very high prices of cattle, there will
probably Be no spring packing; that the stock of mess
and extra mc.'B beef has been well nigh exhausted;
that the market baa advan< cd to 817.50 tor the former,
and £22.20 for the latter; and the beef haw* have been
all bsoght np, principally for Cincinnati, at closing
rates orßl7^-o^lßX9brl. Tallow closing linn at lie.
The falling off In the packing of Fork through the
Slates the past season has been shared la a certain
degree by Chicago, bat the deficiency Is comparative
ly -o Mnall that we may feel Justly proud of the knowl
edge that wo bnvu maintained the position we hist
year attained of being tbc largest ant most impor
tant pocking point In the country. Oar faculties keen
pace with our anticipated progress. Several exten
sive und commodious structures have been newly
erected for the business, old ones bare hcen torn
down and remodelled, and we may now boast of hav
ing the moat perfect and convenient pork houses In
the world. Onr manufacture has vastly improved.
Backers are realizing-the iact that It Is as easy to
handle their meat well as badly, and ere long we may
hope to sec the several brands uniformly equal to the
bm !n any other Western city.
Tbc interests of the packing points In the Interior
and along the Mississippi are closely Idcoilflid with
onr own. wc have this season furnished them a
ready market for nil they wished to dispose of. Thera
Is but little doubt that the country points were never
previously so thoroughly cleared out of stock at t >!s
time of the year as at present. The largo sales made
here the past season of prodnets packed In distant
A. K. Keel £ Co.
Grlflin Brothers...,
' Harbach £ Krlcgh.
P.eid £ Sherwln....
Jones A Colbert 50n,..,
. wootiter. Jlonch £ Co.
McCabe £ Hughes...
Bowers £ Co-
Favorite £ Son
Banbom £ Birger
U. F. Murphy £ C 0.,..
G. tv. uigglns £ Co.
Thorne & co
V. A. Tnrpla & Co.
. Belaud £ Mixer
Tobcy£ Booth
J. M.Spatford
ruklf-.-r & Co
Flint £ Thompson.....
- Gardner £ Co
J. N0rw00d..........
: c.L,Palm*r
Freeman, Bnrt& C 0...
O. S. Hnblnird & C 0...,
Charles Clbaver
, Bhooes & tVbyte
1 Gregetcn £ Co
Thomas Nash
! George Steel
John Hayward.,
• Boliibcn £ Januion.,..
’ A. Harvey, Bon £ C 0..,
K. Graves A Co
McCodKct* Ha 11......
: 1 nrnvr & Mitchell
iB. (juluiby >v Co
; lilckenaon £ llosmor..
; Louis 1Uchharg.........
' Jcmcs McNair £ C 0....
IG. A. lthodes?Jr.£ Co.
:T. B. Booth £ CO
, John J*»sh«
Seymour £ Co
Janies Forney
It. £ W. H. Smith
U.H. Lincoln
Clongh Brothers
O. t\. lieyaolds &Co
Underwood £ I Ippmcott 2000 ....
Eight Packing Houses estimated. .... .... 2i)oO
T0ta1.... Tods'* GITSXi Sj'iirt
2 a a
n J? p O
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been more than usually active, and upon such the
market has advanced fully [email protected]:oc during the week.
Medium qualities have been less active, and the de
mand for Government having considerably dimin
ished, prices have declined [email protected] laetSatnrday.
On common grades the decllnehas been more marked*
amounting to about 50c V Ito tte, with little or no In’
qulry. The following are the closing quotations of
the market this evening, and as compared with last
4 . This week. Last week.
Mmc to extra qualities $6.0007.00 $.%e>0650
Medium to prime M 4Jto&s.Vi 4.0005.25
Common to medium 2.5003A0 2.7303,75
Saturday Eyehixo, Mauch 12.—There la not
ranch worthy of note In (he number of Beef, Cattle,
received during the pest week. The number ap'
proximate* very closely to the receipts of the pre*
rlous weekend to the corresponding period of last
year; but In the character of these receipts tho pro*
portion of extra stock has been unusually large this
week, and further, the prices paid for it has been
higher than have ever previously been given in this
market. There is no difficulty In accounting for this
marked Increase lathe value of shipping stock, with
iho New York papers before ns, and the conflmatory
dispatches to hand from other quarters. When we
read such sentences as tho following in reference to
Boll's Head market on Monday last ;*‘lt Is the highest
market we have ever known InNew York, by a cent
a’ pound higher than It was In 1837." we ceased to
wondcrat the Increased activity among shippers here
and the extraordinary eagerness with which our prime
lots were caught np: Price has been a secondary con*
eldcratlon. tbe quality being right, and we venture to
say that primer Catttlo than are now on their way to
New York, 4c., from this market never left Chicago
during any previous week. There is little doubt that
double the quantity would have been sold as easily
In medium grades there has been for several weeks
past a fair amount of activity, consequent upon the
large demand for army contracts, and prices have ,
nuedhlghand firm; bat for the past two orthree 1
days this demand has very sensibly diminished and 1
In torero! Instances we have observed that fair me.'
dina qualities that a week or ten days since would
have bem sold immediately, have been lingering in
the yards dayaltrr day,wilhonta buyer. Owaano,
stock in the country should be a
In nuking Inqnirles from tellable men In this market.
al ™r® thoroughly posted.be.,
fore they ship their stock, we should then have tho
supply more evenly, keeping pace with the demand.;
The best state of things (o prevent disappointment^
. There has been scarcely any business done la the
yard, to-day. tbenf- being 'little- Mock, end conso.l
qncntly few buyers. The entered sales amount'to
«!i heed, « per too ns. crime and ex-
. .. .1.819
10, in
. 23.0C0
. 40,000
Chicago, Marcli 12,1361
Live Dres'd
Cattle. Hogs. Hoes.
..12013 SMU6 IZftMJ
.. 9250 51311 £<2JO
.... 2j2» 20973
22ui ariw
JM3W 151
.13001) 2WOO WOO
.im 21-29 ....
. 24*29 IS6 S6V 1519 1781 807 1387 iil
. 24497 183 30 200 700 300 1000 400
. 23130 199 S3 6275 690 5* 150 800
S 31332 172 38 200 1000 123) .
. 2>/m 210 80 1231 299 275 1971 1002
D ISC62 283 SO &0 2300 500 1200 300
5 186)1 133 23 1348 4 1791 901 668 573
. ISISB 193 26 2117 1231 801 253 702
9 ISOOO 181 23 2193 2315 231 673 £)
1 16919 163 85 2060 £<3s 210 215 6Q
. 16255 137 81 2172 2331 272 466 104
. 18288 198 S4 1201 720 377 1179 47
i 161ffl 237 40 26® 2806 172 113 ....
9 11002 180 27 SCO 1817 403 661 S3
J USB) 171 SO .... 825 730 1000 ISO
J 141U) 173 S8 2500 1100 217 97 «
. 14050 176 SO 1000 2309 100 200 100
6 I*BC7 170 *2O 610 1300 320 '220 70
9 non 178 28 .... 450 730 373 180
9 IGUS9 192 29 .... 591 863 333 132
I 10343 206 28 2310 673 363 191 ' 1*39
. 10141 169 29 4383 1299 ....
. 10050 135 28 &0 .... 333 580 73
I 0573 206 S3 1408 430 760
> 7305 - 2io 100 SOO 400 100
) aoo ISO 33 200 £OO CO SOO. 100
6050* 198 83- 800 8N .
! 3CT«- 116 21 .... 460 437 143 SO
i 5033 200 S3 13C0 500
I SCOO 250 125 131
.... 21332
17773 1399
.... ISI3S
.... ItfiiS «91
.... ....
.... iaa
cut isam ii£>
.... 10332 M 79
9KQ 12216 1603
2C2J 10578
.... 7WI 3030
.... 8169 2370
.... 2.50S 7911
4300 loin
C 23 10050
... 996 8374
(io m-i 2-un
6IW 5000
licit wet
.... 5021
10UQ .... 5500
.... 4*183 suj
.... 3507 189
.... I*soo- 2JOO
.... 920 2»9
.... 2J7 1799
.... 191 1996
2007 IST 58
2COO 213 83
22000 ... ?.
wess its si si&s ssus isos soa2o Isim
: I
Live Hogs,
Dress’dHogs H
«t. g
ifess Pork. 3
Prime Mcas <
Pork. 3
i Prime Lard. 5
| No. 1 Lard, o
WbltcGrc’dC ®
Yellow 2
Qrease. g
b 1
2 a
W »
j llama.
[From the Cincinnati Price Current, March 10.1
Owing to causes which It Is not necessary to specify,
we have not been able to give the packers’ reports of
the number of hogs packed in tills city until now
and even now, owing to the short time before we put
our paper to press, when we obtained the reports
from three houses, we are unable to giro more than
the number packed and the average weight and yield
of lard. "Wo will give a lull report, showing the aver
age prices, 4c, In our next. Tbcrctums showthat
the whole number packed was £57,010, the average
Weight IS9 As., and the average yield of lard V hog
$)l-8&s. Fully one-fourth of the houses could not
furnish the exact yield of lard, hut all excepting two
inmlshed the average weight of the bogs. On the 6th
of January we published the last weekly report of re
ceipts, when the number was 812,009. The snow
storm bad then stopped the receipts, and they were
light afterwards.
: ’ 4 l
I Short
I Boneless
t Short
i Long
: Boneless
K * * *
: Cumbcr
: lauds. .
| L. Cut
tra grades arc la goed demand, but all other qualities
are dull and inactive.
Sellers. Buyers. 2fo. At. Price
Bentley Willlams ft C 0....17 im
Arnold McPherson .43 U33 *s*§
fe”' I '* i«!!sr 17 116) 3XW
Piles Beedcr. s ssa j tn/
Cheatham Moore 1? 1025 S.I2U
J. Gridley McGraw..........20 fa
There has been a moderate supply and a tolr inqui
ry for good qualities. The market has been scarcely
as firm, and we note a decline cf 23*05 c during the
-• Sellers. Buyers. 3
J. Adams Goodman
Blackburn James . ...
Gregory O’Brtuc
tFrom the N. T. Independent, March 10.]
Trade is dull for the season. Unusual caution Is
exhibited by buyers, who limit their purchases to Im
mediate wants, expecting lower prices from a fall In
gold, which is yet to come. Price*, however, have
net materially given wav. Prints appear heavy la
price, at a train reduction. Less Is also doing in
brown and hleachedshinlngsandshectlnss. Jobbers
do not pay asking prices readily. Drills are only
wanted tor the army. Denims, ticks, and stripes are
alike deli, bn tare steady in price, stocks being light,
Delaines are In good demand, and sell more readily
than any other class cf goodie The better styles are
scarce,and prices Arm. Fancy casalmeres are qul»t
except for some leading and favorite styles, which are
having a run an* are sold as fast aether arrive. Plaids
and checks are Inactive. Silk mixtures are in scanty
supply. Satinets are In fair demand. Imported f.t.
hrics are not very active at private sale, ana the chief
business of tbe season will be at auction.. British
dress goods arc not so active as last week, though de*
elrablcstyles are wanted. French goods are'to bo
offered largely at auction, and little induing at nrtvata
sales. Ribbons are In fair demand. There Is a "ooil
Inquiry for German doeskins and broadcloths, at*low
prices. British meltons are favorites.aswell asScotch
tweeds. The importations we very heavy. The im
ports of dry goods last week amounted toSv>I.%KO..
esaiastouiy $3,123,215 In the corresponding weeitof
16* a. This large supply of foreign goods mcr*asln»
tlie stock?, keeps up a distrust In the minds ot bnycr£
who hesitate all the more at buying freely. TheCirue
imparts also keep up a heavy demand for gold to pay
dunes, and the advance in the price ol gold reacts to
check all business. Since the sth November, theim.
tu value to S- c 2,*XX),OCO, against less than
twenty mllilona In tho corresponding period or isa-3.
•ii7J£/? lI SS rta S lhe wholesale net cash prices of
?beK« YofgmS'lSt?* drr 801,115 *
- - - . _ pspres, , i
FblUp A11en,,,,,,,,,’,.20 - I Richmond. jt (
Cochcco 25 I American .Aw j
Pac1f1c,,.....;,.-.23K®»* Amoekeag I.Tr?3I J
Sprague's .....ail I Arnolds-.. f
Donnell’s...., aaa , j Dutchess. O th<ol3ki
National London Mourning. ..^Ji
GoosUtutional A7K
Wcok ending. Urjnpj. Dia'd Uos».
S •
not. -s®
Nor * 17,708 j‘o3i
s ~S==£=jßa--' • if
i m
i Jw*.. Jig
a jig
“ & K-li? «sni
c xv tVSit axsrr
i fc:==iS lii
o ■ ,27. ILSW
tt March S .....19.5/71 4;n
Add live aad Dressed.
.333,553- - 117, Vfe
Total live and drceied;.,. .V
The tollowlog table shown the receipts andshipmanla
of Hcgs daring the packing season tor a number of
years: ' f
nsKvna packed is cmoAoo fob
* liKXrl,
1 itS-Gu,
1 186^-01,
: By reference to another column it will be seen that
there ate now flf.y-elght packing-honses in operation
In tbo city. Quito a number of these arc necessarily,
on a email scale, but Chicago can boastof more largo,
packing bouses than any other city, and some of them
arc perfect models-r-combtnlDg all the improvements
which art,or science could accomplish. As many of
them hate been built within the past two or three
years, they bare beeg erected on an entirely different
principle from the old-fafhloned pork-houses, which 1
were built ten or a dozen yean ago along the Ohio
and Mlssisslppißivers, and their combined capacity
U equal to hogs per season..,
Bat the Pork-packing u only one branch of the bu
sicces. Burins tbe past season thirteen houses hare
been engaged in packing Beef, and they bars ent 70,-
t«0 beeves, being the greatest numbe'r ever packed be
fore in any city in the world./ The following table
gives the statistics of Becf-packlng for thirteen years;
nscxiPTs aid bhitmskts or noos duelkq twkltx
ska sons.
, IWO-fil.
i Tbc following table shows the entire 'receipts end
: shipments of Bogs end Beef Cuttle for nine yours, end-
Ins Jan Ist, IS6U .
csoorrs akd britmcttb ok noas Asi> bezk cattlx
• ’ ' - Hogs. , Beeves.
Year. RccM. Shipped! Bec*d. Shipped
.. £02.063 113,53) 10,715 8.23
.. 21£,GSi 231,540 21,330- 2‘,50s
. 251015 131,210 48021 23,503
. 530,103 17GX0H 118,131 40,T5
~-291,426 » r 771 53.K3
. SSLSM 15631 1X1,750 101,112
. C75,CC2 AM 201,570 121.14S
,1,CC0,519 610,153 293,381 203,217
points la lowa, Missouri and Kansas, prove thitCld
engo Is really the most central and must naturally be
come the most Important provision market oi the
The course of the trade during the seasonjust paw
. cd, bag been marked with but few changes. Com.
menclngwith what most packer* considered highly
dangerous prices, and at which many hesitated about
; embarking tbclr means at cl! In such s doubtful in
vestment, the market has, nowever.becn steadlir ad
vancing, a ready sale has been found for moat of the
products and thus far the result has been profitable
' and satisfactory to aU concerned.
The manufacture at English Meats wasconftned al
most exclusively to Cumßerlands, Short Atlddlcs, and
; Short Boneless. Cronin fs Co. packed SXI2 boxes of
Long Ribbed,android boxes or Long Boneless, and
S. Favorite & Son 2>l boxes ol the former and 23 boxes
of the latter- As these were the only lots manufac
tured we have included them In onr returns with the
short and Short Boneless. A conquerable number of
Long Cut Hams were cored and-hipped from hers
. through the season, and we have also drawn largely
for these on Milwaukee, Keokuk. Galena and other
small points.
Mess pork (the quantity packed of which, also of
prime mtsti will bo found in their appropriate col
; umns), has been comparatively neglected and isprin
clpaliy on hand. Prime mess on the contrary has been
in constant demanu, both from the Government and
Individual shippers and the stock has been almost
all cleared off. Ptlme pork and rump pork were bat
Utile made. Bulk meats have met a ready market ami
are m very limltrd stock. Lard has met a smaller
coiitniiipuvo demand than any - other product
through the season, and most of what was sold has
been stored on speculation. • The falling off in yield
Is only about SjfDs ?hog, compared with lost sea
son. The falling off In the weight of hogs, as com
pared with last year, Is 29 ttsV bog, or about 13 per
: -tollowlcgthc precedent of the last two years, wo
have thongnt It better to embody In a table the rating
. price of each product from week to week rather than
review at length the ffaciQatloas of the market
through iho season. - Hznhy Mxlwasd & Co.
Mess P.M. Cumh. Short
Total Av’g. Yield Pork, Pork, Cut Short Clr
Hons. w’t. Lard. brls. brls. M’dls.-il’dls. ll’dls.
95556 210 S6 MS! 16017 1137 8512 4931
82514 lt>2 28 713 11300 130) 3100 24C0
501:0 )9S -CQK 6000 2000 505 3323 372
87219 180 28 2163 7-30 %6 631 813
XBS9 182 38K 2250 3890 1451 1010 ' 860
31015 201Jf SI 3022 2200 487 2363 303
S2CCO 2CO 85 8000 5000 I*oo GOO ....
183 CO* 0706 4770 .... 19 63
193 C 9 3177 .... 339 ICOt ....
4CBO 202 S3 1193 ....
4554 181 27 806 31 332 85 ....
4110 178 22 330 120
43£6 202 81 .... 281 2<3 93 05
£6OO GOO 643 SCO
2SS 35 671 523 125 **B3
216 40 623 156
207 23 875 53 25 117
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Uogs Packed In Cincinnati ibis Season.
No. Av. Pncc.
.70 103 $6.25
.71 JO9 5.75
.157 105 9AO
•rsonxas. I
Clinton...,. .M lOlaagow.. AC* ■
Lancaster. ...rTKI Hampden ... AS
bsow?t mxrrnrM.
UvtcdM 48 PerboLD S3
etark 4-4 42 Globed?...: A-4 W4
Appleton ...4-4 42 Old Dominion..s-4 St*
Medford .4-4 UH Poppcrell,K ASK
Indian Head...A-4 81* x n 33*
“ ** ...4-4 42 “ 0 52
Massachusetts .A-4 28 “ N JBlf
...4-4 . 87H Great Falla, M Zt
Tremont 5-4 28 44 K. 35
„•“ 4-4 ar?K Indian Orchard, C »
Cabot, A 4-4 43 “ N .*«
Atlantic, K A-4 21 44 88...25*
2 K 4-4 SO - I .23
, ** A 4-4 42 “ W....2T
Laconia. Q 4-4 42 Doott UUU.H.... x
«iawmot. 4-4 42 “ O M i
£»orr. 4-4 42 * S 31
Carrol.... 4-1 42 BarUaU,r4-iaci SI
Ralmon Fa11a,..4-4 42 “ .ifrioch
--rSKEf®**—- 4 -* - w Dwtebt.l 86
Ortrt&rtU H BaXW, l> .35
Ogden Ridce.,.4-1 »* Portsmouth. P, :t* j
......4-4, 43 Uanzakejir.... - 57 i
ThamesWwr...W' »H Walerrille .25* <
New York. MIEaM tav <_• m <
SB-wiv-t} -P ®»
|« YSfcHvjs IS« !
Bartletta. *r «> _■ • •♦••••••••4—1 • 24» b
M .;——s> A»*ra«o6Sln..M si I
JaK»KmV."”M §K. c
.M a" S c
- &KBXX9. . C
Ain0ekeag.............a* jott*. c J
;York *.;» f JewettCUr... ‘ *Sie I
'Manchester. „80 I Providence... * a&* 1
Eagle 42* Falla ..V* * .*** jo
0xf0rd......... .......CJ-i | ‘Washington J’jnif i
4f'aahuigt0n:...........59 i **“* J
BtßirzD enzsTciaa.
Amoekeag... 50 t WhittenUm _B I
i York.,.. .....<7*{Uneasrttla. .as J
Jewett City .......85 j Everett . .«* 1
Sholncket ...•••* A3 J Falls .....S3
Am0ekeag,A.C.A......70 Hampden, C. C. 44 I
“ A 63 York. Such. »
■ “ B 28 Clarion <0 1
. C. Pcmbenon,2Q»......v.4i •
York. Winch??*??*® *• A JC...???H* I
E “ >oQ ’ B ;
cosset jxavs.
Amoakcag. .....40 I Indian Orchard ..SIM *
Laconia.. ........40 I Aadroscocgln. 29w
Bates ....Ao| Pcppcrell i?®*- f j
Amoskcag., .....42* I Massachusetts 42 xe a
SaimosFalla <2J£ [ Indian Hoad
’ • LAWS 8. 05
Pacmc,i,20a.......«..AS \ “ S
- PKLAU7SS. pi
Ifaccbcstce .'..AO fßamlUon 99 “
Pacific AO | ' s'
• ■ oasnrs.. • tii
Lowell, 0 - el
u tPP.w I*3B try Brusecla..JAO®l.7o Bt
_ • Medinin... lAS J»owEng , dPat.l.t3»lAs pi
Hartford,lnui.SPty 1.70 Ptupirc Jlllls *95 \*
.. ■ bnper..... lAS Belgrade.... »
__ , Medium,., IAS Ingrain ~»®73
Hanford, Ex. 8 Ply. iao It
Ko. Puchfli.
v..- 21.891
... 3i.r.x;
... SS.ttl
... 22.601
... 23.972
... 11.387
... 31.075.
... 45.593
... R.i.syr
... 12.16s
... 7J.083
Received. Shipped.
.. a'.,r»s
.. *swko 10324
..-12W3 OX«
. »),702 103,971
. 313,216 SO 16
. 231,102 . w.m
. 233X41 71,200
. 331,8<1 llb.-HI
. 716,827 225, a«
.1.236X13 810,SU
AH Sales of Prnin reported in this market are on
the basis oficiiiUr Moraac (4c per bushel unto tie ism
of April) except when oiheriri*e*taJed. J-’/csh receipts
are subject to outu 2c-storage, if drawn out of store
within 20 days of the date named on the receipt.
Sattedat Kyxsnro. March 12,186 L
PHEICHTS^—SteaJj*. 17c qaoie :
_ murlb Dressed
* J „ w near Class, Hoes.
To Sew York. 2JBB Lie - jio
To Bouton. .2.50 U5 L7O
To Montreal. .1.33 OXI LSB
To Albany. 2J» IXO LB4
To Portland. LAO Lis j.70
To Baltimore ,2.06 ujs
T6 Cincinnati 0.70 *.95 axe
FLOUR— Deceived, 2.235 brl». Market a shade
easier and more active. Sales were:—l,ooo brls '* Cas
tie” choice white winter extra at 87.C3 delivered at
Quincy: 600brls “Decker's Double txtra” at |8.40:
I,CW brls "Bock Idrer” Spring extra on private
terms: 200 brls “ Robinson & Co ” white winter on p.
L; 150 nrls •• Gillespie” do on p. t,
ÜBAN-lfl tons Bran nt JILCO on track.
IWJUJEAT—Received, 85,653 bn. Market dnllaadlc
per bn lower, bales were: 2,100 bn No I Swing in
s'orc at sU4if: J.MOLado afftUlK; UXCO bn do at
t1.14; 3.CCO bu No 2 Spring In store at JLOOW; S>,ooo
[ bn do at SI C 9; 2 000 bu do (mA.D. & Co.’s) a*. *1.07;
; 8,000 bn Rejected Spring In store at 99c; 4ft) bn Be*
Jectcd Winter in store at gIXL Porfbture delivery:
VlObn ho 2 Sprlmt at *lX9jf. buyer’s optional! the
month; 5,000 bn do at 31.10. oajor’s option all the
month. * ;—-
COKJi—Received. ls,Uft bnsbels. Market qnlct and
shade lower. Old court—loco bu No l Corn In store
at 87c: 1,0(0 bu do atSSc; 4CO bu No 2 corn in store at
BCc. NxwCoiDt—l2.CCC bn Nol Com atstc; 5,000bn
No a torn in store at 78C; 1,400 bn do at 77wcj4JX» bn
winter Inspection of "New Com” in store at 73c: 19,W0
bu do at ToUcj bu Rejected Com in store at fee;
4CC bn do at 73Kc. By sample: 400 bn Gar Com 00 track
at7Sc;4Cobnfio at72c:4Wouco at 71c.
OATS—beccived bnsbels. Market steady.
Sales to-c ay were: 5,0 X m No. 1 oats In store at fi3Kc;
12X00 bn do at 63iic; 21,000 bu fTesb receipts do at
f-lKc: 2.CCO do at 6*54 c; ©'Obtt fresh receipts No. 2
out* in store utC3c, In Burlaps: 8,000 bn No. 1 oats In
bnrlaps at 72c delivered. inclmUig sacks.
It \E—Received. 7CO bnsbels. Market quiet.—
Seles: 400 bn do rye In store at SLW; 400 baNo.2
rye m store at 06c.
MABXBY— Received, lies bu. Market dull and
neglected for lota in store; bat prime lots by sample
ate in ccod demand and linn at ftL25A1.40, according
to hales were: CO bags at SU4; 21 bags at
ALCOHOL—Nominal at 51.frV31.7TJ 9 gal.
BLTTElt—lnfalrdemandanddrm. wequotc:
Prime Dairy, in crocks and tuba...
Fair to good Dairy In crocks and tubs.... ,74<a2>c
Prime snipping m flrkms Xlnaasc
Fair to good do 25021e
801 l Batter, In boxes and barrels. [email protected]
Common Bauer ~..^0®21c
Sales to-day were; 120 flrklna good shipping Butter
CHEESE—Market very active and Inmoderate
supply. Prices rule steady and Arm at previous quo
tmtlons. We quote?
Hamburg 17 ®is
Western Reserve is ®i;
minolsami Wisconsin..... 43 ®is
. COFFEE—In small supply, and with a largo and
Iccreaslnc demaml the market rules very Arm, espe
cially for Bios of all grades. Previous quotations
very Ann and unchanged. We quote:
Santos. 49 049 o
Java...... - jc X&U c
Bio, lair to good,
Bio, good to prime ....39 «29«0
EGGS—The supply bos oeca still mere limited,
and. with an active demend, prices role firmer and
higher. Weqnotefresb Fggsat3o®Sc9doz. Soles
tcnlay: £ brls at 23c ¥ doe,
FJSH-Lakr FXsa are In active demand, and, with
stocks generally low, the market rules very Arm and
with an opward tendency. MAdotiiXL Aim and ac
tive. Codfish in Irregular and very Inadequate sup
ply; previous quotations unchanged. Boxed Has*
«ntos in good supply and easy at present quotations.
Flailed In fair supply and active. We quote:
No. 1 wmtefisa,him I7nu 0145
N0.2 •* " 6.75 ®7J»
NO.B " " SXO @550
" «•«
So.XTrout, “ 8.00 @B4O
No. 1 Mackerel,mw, * half hiL 9J» @348
No*? ** •** ** BJW «S4O
** Old •» 74)0 @740
N0.2 ** • ** •• gjo @6.73
go-J V n«v no 2JS!<StL9IK
gS’T n »-a
go-; 1; eB " S2ja
Ko.z . " " " 2XO
coddso, George’s Bank, ft 100 *3 sxo @8.33
CodA:h,Grand 740 @775
No.X Dried fieirtny, • b0x............... 55 @ *tso
Scaled _ ” « a 7j
Pickled Herrings, Labrador. flxo @S4O
No. 1 Lake Hemng M 4xo 01x3
Dutch Herrings per Keg... **. .*.*.’******!
111 “loderate snpply'and
good aemond. Market Arm and to.erahlysteady at
previous qaotstioos. Lkkoks in small supply and
ucilTC. .Prices Arm and unchanged. Ormsqxs la
better supply and easy at present quotations. Hick
l?” pplymistcady «■ ,rea ' ,it
Green Apples, * on jair to prime.
• -* . Common...
Lemons, 9 bo:.
“ ** Messina
Orsojres (Sicily; V box
Hickory Bate, j bo, amid! ~ _
• •• •* Urse. Vbn "so
DRIED FRUITS— Apples— Jlarkot still very
active with a demand comlderably larger than the
ippply. Prices role Una especially on choice quail
tics. Peaches— ln moderate supply, and very active,
present rates Ann and unchanged. lUxscrs and
tUBEASTs—In moderate supply and firm at previous
tales. Domestic Pettits— in small and irreznla
npplywlth a fair demand. We quote:
ned Apples... 9#® mjf
UnparuaPeaches 1& a uj?
Pared ,do
RaUios-Layera V box kio a 5.25
Kalidna—M.B-9 box 4A7K© 500'
Currants, Vb, ..... la © 13
Pigs, smyna v b jj a M
Almonds, V ft,soft 2S a so
*■ .“ bard. 17 a M
Dned Kaapbcrriea & a m
•* Blackberries ssva 51
** Cherried,...,.......,,,.. „ 30 © 5!
Prunes Turkish a 41
„*• Bordeaux. a 27
Fears Bohemian Isir<a is
GEEASE-Warket dim! We qnotei
I lovaiovc
I Brotrn “
BlGHTVTXi^i—Receivedtonlay.siibrig. Mark
et didlandgcV gallon lower. Sales to-day were:— ''oo
brUnt Pic; 200brla atßo3<c; 150 brlaatSOc WBrB * VJ
DRESSED HOGS—Received, I*7 Hoes. Market
9“*®r- ( fcj? Bß to *4siF wero D Dressed Hors at S7A*a
. D . 9; 42 Hon nnder 200 »3 at *7.25.
HlDE^—Received to-day 55.025 fta. Thera has
HS?*? n ? la the activity or this market, and
with a fair supply buyers ore purchasing freely at
previous <iQota ilons, which apparently ruit* firm and
steady, we quote;
Green Country, trimmed 9ua qv
Green Sallied, do .V.......7;.Vi0Q ( §i02
Green, part cured., do 9$
Dry Sated, do
Dry Flint, do
Kip and fait Green . . "u ar
kjp and caiLMnrraina....:::::::::::::;::.::* ia sg
,-;dC3 Unlay: ICO Green Salted at 10 KC: 170 do do
at 10J<c; ISO Green at 9Jfc, ’
LEATHER—Market rather qnlcf.and In small
jjjppiy. Previous quotations steady sal unchanged.
Me quote: tiem
* Slaughter
Buenos Ayre5...,.,36©570
Orinoco Sole slaS6c
Orinoco good dam- •
aged. 30®£3e
Hamew. ft ft... 43945 c
Line ** ... 46918e
aip, *• ... 10935 c
Coif, * ...*1X091.25
Upper, ft foot.. 26927 c
Cou&r, ft foot.. 215..C
HsAiiMl, ft»... 43A30C
Kin, Ko.l me
oJp.No, I heatj 80999 C
ch0ice......... LSO9LO
French Calf, 22
»8 3X592JJ0
French Calf, 81
fts. LK92XSJ
LUMIiEK-Tbcrc la considerable activity in tho
lumber yards among city builders and for shipping
Stocks are generally low, ancUopply almost nominal.
Present rates rule very Arm and unchanged. We
Luxaxs—Pirn Clear, 9 1,000 feet SCJftais.oa
Second Clear .. SUKX^IO.OO
TMrd Clew. 32.00fc33.C0
Stock Boards. 23.00023.0T
Box or Select Boards 30.00a55.00
Common Boards, dry, i7.ocai7.9Q
FenclDS... l&OCa&oO
Call Boards 11.0C®.....
First Clear Flooring, rough 37.00®,....
Second Clear Flooring, rough SLOO®
Common Flooring, rongn, 80.00®, ...
Siding Clear, dressed. 2200 a....
Second Clear, , ~ 20 00® .t..
Common d 0.... I7.ocaia.oo
Long Joists J2JJ0925.00
Shared Shingles A 9 il vu&Tl..
Shaved Shingles No 1 .400®... .
Cedar Shingles.. j.lisL
Sawed Shingles, A. s.gyi *
Sawed Shingles, No I. 4£o® 4^3
Lath, 91,000 JK5..1... 4 «Kd ft no
»• mm. :::::::::: i‘Saisi§
rtcxeu,... It£xvai7.(«
_ NAVAI* STORES—In limited demand and very
firm at previous rates. We quote: *
Tar. ....sts.7n3is.QQ .Manilla £0pe......21ta53
pitch....-;...,x0j»®25j» Hemp...rrir.j::::
Rosin, 9 2EO as 43.00 Lath yarn No 1..15H®71
Turpentine,... S.7S® 4.00 „ 1 k^ku
Oakum 0-239 7.50 Marlin ,7..
ONIONS-In smaU supply and moderate inquiry.
Market tolerably steady at previous quotations. We
Prune qualities..... *1 TSrtvino
Common to Medium liinSivn
CARBON Oil,S—There is a /air amoratorac-
Utl.t to the parser notwlthstamlto- the lot, state or
Btoclce. otto limited anppiy. The supply of Crude Oils
irom the springs en.»w no Improvement, and there in
cot seqoemly no decline In tho firmness of market: t«
refined oilsthere la still great deficiency In theroDnly
and rcantifactarers to acccpltoe orders “or fatm-0
maanbente reenlre sa a sine qu non that baVSn
shall pay. to addition to the tornce. an. oitn tix
that may happen to he imptsed. The effect or thia
special condition tends aotnettbat to limit the actlea
speculative demand thet for a ret, dayanoamh «dS
q ' ,0 “ n0M “ Arm and nm
Imw oul\“i?.:”“lV.vv;;.v;; fS
s"lfs to-day, SCO brls Refined OliuisVcV
On.—Bnpplv small and in good
and increasing demand. Market steady and tm
changed. Whalz and Elxpiiaxt OiLa ln foiV d?.
maud and firm at present quoutlona. Lann Ort
? f l °9 d wtd very firm. NevtstSot
WeqnoifJ* demand 811(1 at present quotations.
Raw Linseed 0i1................... itjunm
Boiled LinseedOU ..V......
Ollye Oil,bulk :1.r... !
Oil , LSOaiJS
Bank Oil. <« ,
1. »!"tcr ;;; w
Machine OU 859L1S
spcnn nil titijo
Mecca Oil 4c® M
NeatsfootOll * 1.0091.11)
PROVISIONS—Received to-day, 190 brU Purt,
66a.nn Bst nt Meats. V',509 ©sLard. The market to
day was quiet, but the offeri-gs contlnno Hg“*j
prices remain firm, except for Lard, which » da.i ana
"mrSa'rorh-Qtilethot«rm. SalMtodartMOhrla
tlnn at
c*Buik Meatit—ffirm. EalcatO;dar»«J; UgJgJ
pickled hams at l*c; 800 bit country da at U«o*
| filctft Bee£-Zn *eod dnn&oi w) Arm »».
! .Lnrd—Dull and depressed. Selea, M tr?« r h u
cl S£Sf?Si^r M **c » 30 ini CnaatryketlJoit &e*
' POTATOES—In r*ther tcor- liberal HnnolT inJ
»on:ewhjU cislcr without *ay ouoUhioehiiicS
Prime Qualities
Medium to prime rvS55
Extra. B'
Ctucoro C*
iHAPT.it STTGAtt—Receipt* more libera) and la
troo<i ctmaod. dealer* are pavlcg any prices from is
toSZeper*. A IHUc extra cafe lii the raaua&ctare
will trell reosj. ScTcral levs of carcleeatrmade aaaar
bare he en sold »«low ssl’c per ft. Ketailerrare be
tas charged by tbc trade SOQK&c per ft. Sale today:
ICOIM at 19c per ft.
BYTiUi’P'—Martetfalrty actfreandln small rap*
ply. especially higher grades. Ifrlooa role tery firm
wub an upward uudtacy. We quota :
Chicago Sneer Booee. MIS
Chicago OoMeu 3?M34
Chicago Amber. •. tff
S.r.Srraaa. ....jw. SaLOo
gwr One&Lt,old crop .
on)D jsa®'
Market more aotirc, and ia aotarate,
We<too*c* rC,4oaA < l ootat,on » fllß2 »ad tmeaaajted.
AUapicr.V ».
NoUcta •* —£•;*
Ann sod lolmblv bcUtk.
» Pure ••••...».« ..... ...j> w*kc
coarse iaS** 1
Grounds* Ur... „ .V.V.V’ ijo2****
lUlry.wlth sacks “ | L SS’ m *
ro«i«*-TMfe4 w*td,in»cfc^.:::::::::.roS*—
Ground A10m.9 ssct...., I'lsaum
■ SEED S»~Ciot»o—Very dal!. Sales to-dar
r .".ZZ. a ?J£ r "* **• ham wo.! nS
TEAS—There Is a large amount of acttvtiy In ihe
J lf^ { v t^ T7 v eraar ®. E? tQe Impression that Tea*
* will be higher, and Wo must gay that circumstance*
Sl°/^ 0 .^ c £ rt^ of . Ul ‘i ßn iJ ect - Th « limited aop.
ply ana that exclusively in foreign vessels, u affees.
log the market, and holders of slocks ore m manr
eases not In the market, or arc boldine at very owr
flgnrPß. Eastern advice* Incicate advances la naota
•hPi*I c P r i£ e S“. c . n l ly » aB ‘ , J. twOQ,d a PP<-‘»r that tner
eoanta hero will oo nnablo to replace the hml ted
stocks they have on band at anything Uka present
prices. Wc quote: *»«•«»
VouogQnon.tnronortoeouimoa.9 ft.tOSS AIM
£ * superior to dae, * a....... IJM aiJK
, , ** extra to choice, w ft ijo altq
Imperial, anpertot to fine, V ft UO tai.46
„ * extra t« choice, Vft E6j aL 1 *
Gunpowder, superior tonne. ft u® aum
_ „ extra to chblce, V ft- U5 SIS
Japao.dqe to choice. v ft cm-**
Oolongs. Inferior to fine, V a...... 75 SiS
“ extra to choice, *ft las Sub
Soncbomra. W a .. *“* 100 £*S
TOBACCO—Market unsettled and quiet. Thera
l*-^i- ec w?r e ,a If* fln ? nt^s » hot with an extra tax
S& b '!? r c °,i L o'” baje ” * r ° m ° roUuu > “““r
min oia middling to tatr xunmm
** common, ifeio
.. . CBEWtKO. I HKftirVfl
Starofth eWeat.9o 0100 c | S V7..?j* au e
Pioneer 85 0 95c ISU 17 au c
Ex.Caveudtab..Ts 0 &Se J1............ ..18 man m.
Pram?. Pride...6s » TOc I n n am i
Sweet 60 d 65c 1 “ *
and s*a Star of the West,
PlcNlr,flu.eUe ,
7’s and s*B Pioneer
5*3 Extra CnvendlaK.V.'.V*****'*
SV. 7* and 10b Black Diamond.
Sold Leaf. 90c Missouri. is an c
Sonnystdc 60c t> .. n ®u 2
c. Horns. «o 100. 15 atm 1
KHUekJnlct CatUn Jgg J
woa tobacco-
Royal Gem..
Olive Braach.V.V.
Donble Boee Macaboy ....50 aqo «
Single “ " IS a« .
Scotch ...........I’ *! / 5
Kanoee * m a
TALLONV-Kecelved today 8,550 as. Market
moderately active and steady »{previous quotations.
Goovi do ....10VQ11
Prime City Batchers IDvauiv
Country...,.:.. * m !
Boncb Tallow 1V...... 7 Si®
, VINEGAR—In fair supply aud'gcol* demand
SuulMi Atm and previous quotatlens unchanged. Wa
in® d .l r Vi °®gar»jer gal 17 &19 e
Pure Halt do “ is air «
Corn’ll do do ** •............ ~13 a]S c
. WOOL—Received to-day 3.200 as."Thßre is ao
improvement In the activity of the market, buyers
are scarce, mid prices dull but tolerably Arm and un
changed. We quote: J
Fine fleece...... fiiiafflr
Medium fleece. soaffo*
Factory Tub Washed “72A74c
WODD—Supply very limited, and prices tolerably
Arm at previous rates. Wequotc:
Be*;** # «ord. gULOO-deUvercd st fllLOi
Hickory V cord mo M ta^
Maple H cord 11,00 • ito#
A Solution of lows* In para watkb, without A
It acta upon the
. HSAftT,
_ MTW, KttJin.
The great snccees which has attended the use of
lodzsx Watxa in private practice, and the indorse
meat of High M33>ical AtrtnoKrrr. enables ns to
recommend It, feeling confident that with a fair trial*
It wID attesllts own excellence In the euro ofScro*
fnla In all fbnns, Cosaomptlon, Cancer, BroncMtla
Heart, Liver, and Kidney Complaints, Pimples on oft
face. Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Nervous Affectloftft
Female Weakness, Dyspepsia, Debility, SyphUU
Mercurial Diseases, £c.
Full directions accompany each bottle.
Price fl per bottle, or half dozen at one time, 0,
Sold by drugguta generally.
loocix Wattk Is a scientific discovery, prepare*
onlyby andChca*
fats, 428 Broadway, New York.
Sold by BLISS * SHARP,
ag23-1177-3m r KAwlaSdp 144 Lake street, Chleaftt
the affected parts, and give almost immediate reiW.
For ASTmu. CiTiraa aid Cossi3£
TIT* Corona, the Troche* are nueinl, poblle SneSL
era and filacers should have the Troches to streturthS
the voice. Military Officers and Soldiers who overtS
the voice. an dare exposed to sodden ch.»njres ahoS*
naa them. OMaia only the ssxrnr*. • < Brow*?
Bronchial Troches’* havlnciPßOTXD thelrefflr«r»*4
;ifßtor many rears, are iSghly recommc?d C d*aS
prescribed by Physicians and Sorseona In the AnS*
Md hare received testimonies f&i j£SS*
«S°i&,?£|L Dto^« 9 and Dealers m Medicines*
the united States and moat foreign countries, at M
cent# per Dor. i!el3-»731-tm i niw-ctti
t tzs& azo
. xa a zjoo
a.oc<a qm
7.'<o© 100
Tie confessions and ex.
ue oeoeflt Mid a n a CAUTION TO YOCSO
Bfid others, who suffer from Nen oas DfMi:tv.Frana>
of Manhood. &c.. supplying at the sama
Ume Tab Muss o? a*tr-Crus. By one whohcas
cmcdhtaMlf after nndersolns considerable quad,
cry* ®y IncioaiDz a postpaid addressed envelope, *}tl»
cje copies itay Bei had of the amtor. NATHAKOtti
ftJlaMtoski. Kto *'' Co - i; ' Y -
102 LAKE STREET. 1 02
MONDAY, March 14th,
, _ , E. A. HAYT & (JO..
WAV, NEW YORK. mhlNadSMtla
Provision Inspector, Packer
Will inspect, overhaul and repack Pork. Beef, rr*™*
choaldcrs and all kinds of Prorliloru.
c! f an ; r ll3 .- *>« and puck Balk fiesta m aav
way required for domestic or foreign market* crery
thinz furnished, and on short notice. CTCr J
CST" Having packed provisions twenty odd rears
can do work m ihe best manner. 7 jrara,
£3” will seH and purchase Provisions and Frodoce
op Change for friends as nanal.
nftnofs promplly 1111611 for “V °f the product 01
Cj?* i retain many thanks to members of the Board
e^n^°i t& ! 1 j > fop lhelr s«n°lae liberality, asd
to Tumi. in general. . 1
loj?Te,i "Ki'l/'rS ‘ BUUl,toi! a "' i Docß
mlua-as&im J. B. TA.YLQB, P. o. Box 130.
French Calf. 36
ft 5............. 1E591X0
French Calf, Lo
rooines,ft d0z21X0976.00
French Calf.Le
molaes Sec
onds. ft doz .65X0910X0
Linings, ft doz ICXO9ISXO
Roans, ft.doz.,.lSXo9WXo
150 tom So. 1 Scotch « Gartshenie,”
100 ‘‘ “ « Glengarnock,”
-00 BmJUoh,
200 Hot Blast, (Charml)
A mM-l!»lw HE ’ i 00T 0F SOOTH MARKET-ST.
-*■ per bushel /packages extra) for sale by
VERS, BATES A DAT, Mansfield, Ohio,
Portable Sugar Svaporator
t - aae Sorgo Hand-Book sent tne
on application. mhU-aSd-St
RECRUITS enlisting In the lahU.S.
infantry. Terru of scrylee reduced to three rears,
crnltlns office 123 Dearborn street. Knight's Block.
Eooni2v 0.1, upstairs JOSEPH LlhOßß,^^
First Lieut, isth IT. s. Intiarry,
EeeraUlag Officer.
First arrivals of tlie Xew Crop-
For sale by
mhlfraS66-tlt Lafarene, In**-
\*J This celebrated
In such universal demand. Is mode trom the cholceat
materials, Is mild and emollient in Iti nature, fra
grantly scented, and extremely beneficial In its nouam
I, intas^otS^Mstonier of Randolph and Wa
.My lot at aontn Randolph* Capital
onnlck'sHellclta?. coram Deort»m»™lßJ»
<iolph streets. fe2t-T«wt
IVfON’EY TO LOAN'.— 3lonc7 to
IfLM. loan on Cltr Property «>■ IraproreJ Farms*
wlttln 300 milw o/ChJcago.for a t« nn ofyoara. Apply tft
C. B. XXOSKIEB, HO Bandolph-sU
Post Office Draverfligg. mhls-alol-8t
/t£A AAA KS - freight
(OV*Vv"»»W '°r B»im<«k Oil,
and Salt Laie. TVc are prepared tofrolshtthe above
amount of goods* lea Ting Nebraska I CUjvJi*T«* oa and
after the Ist of April. Wr rcftf te Suur. Bunrr A
£«*«?.« *
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IS3 South Water street#
For sale ia lots to suit.
250 hhds. Sugar,
MO bbU. Mouate*.
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