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WALKER & TOZER, (Suooessora to W. N. Wllharson A f!o A J DKIJt.GlSTS A CHEMISTS, Ho. 120 Baal street, Memphis, Temn. T.ARTICULAR ATTENTION PAID TO J oouipoundiiwj prescriptions. Wekoepeon itantly on hand a large stock of pure Drum i and Medioir.es. aptf-ein GAYlbO SAVINGS INSTITUTION. Memphis, Tennessee. 11 ASKING HOUSE, No. 19 Madison Street rpiIIS INSTITUTION. ORGANIZED IN J. IB, ban oeeu in oontiuunua ana succosstul opereiion for tbe past tea years, it oonlinuea to transact a GENERAL. KXC.MWGK AND BANK ING WILL EKCIV DiroBITa. flOT AMD HRLL . FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC EXCHANGE, Gold, Silver and TJnoui-ront Money. SELLS Exchange in sums to suit purchasers, on London and all the loading cities ol the United Btatea. and will make . ollectioua on al) aocoaaiblo places in ibo South and West. E. M. AVERY, Cashier. JOHN C. LANIER, Prea't. Memphis Insurance Comp'y Organized in 18-'- . Ofllce-Xo. 23 1-3 Madison St. f . DIRECTORS: J.J.MOBPHY, I J.CrjMlllNOHjollI.HON. E. M. Api'Kesok, , .. IJomwT.H aarro. J.T.Frank. .' I X. A. Nklhok,, . , 1'. M. Cash. ! , . , , rpiIIS INSTITUTION IS PREPARED TO X receive Derosits, to buy aud soli Exchange on all the principal commercial cities, and to make Collectiona oa this city and all principal point in thia section. Remittance, promptly fjfiftifc Pws.u . F. M. CASH. Secretary. iyo-ain CANDIDATES. To the Citizens of Memphis. GENTS i THE TIME FIXED BY THE charter for the election of Mayor having pawed wi hont an eleotion, I now announce to yon that I am still a candidate for the May oralty when the election doe come on. ".peetfully. '""y, FOR SALE. poa sale. ;,. TO COUNTRY PRINTERS. We have a lanro stock of printing paner (27s 44) on bund, which we offer at the lowest mar ket prices. Other aixes will be furniahed to or der Addrbonicr.,oM(mB BR0S.. f . ' . i ' 1 : Puhi.ic Lkpukb office. IXIR SALE. TYPE METAL BETTER b,th.nbubiK,t,foraa.elT.ibyRE Pubuo I.kuokr ollice. 1 X)R SALE. AN ADAM PREKS. FLATTEN ' luv-A'.iiwhnu. witlito m am.arat us complete; will be sold low it applied lor soon, it is in good running order, and may bo aeon running tuiy day in our possession. , Apply to. or '-,M0RR liKQ'f HERS. FOR RENT. MOR RENT. NEW HOTEL AT MOUND L City, Arkansas. For parlicHlars apply I ly to J. 11. VYAIilibJNilK, je28-lm if.H Main street. riOR WSNT-THB STOKE 2S7M MAIN 1' street, between Jefferson ai d Adams street. 2d door from the corner of Jctlor,on, east aide, from now, for one year and six months, with the priviloir of another year, inr partic ulars inquire at tho premises. .,.t,w jylo-lw L. SALOMON. Stores and Offices for Rent. Stores No. 413, 415, 417. 419 and 423 Main struct) Also, No. 52 Deal street j Also, Noa. 73, 75, 79 and SO Madison strreet : Also, ROOMS AND OFFICES fr gentlemen. rillB SECOND AND THIRD FLOORS. I corner Main and Heal trcots, containing Sixty Hooma. Bathing Rooms, lo.. and a very large basement. The rooms will bo rented (or the purpose of a hotel to be kept on the i-uro-pean plnn. Them will be a larKO wniion yard connected with the senile. To enmpotont and responsible parties a great inducement will bo gireu. Apply to . P. T. HUGHES, ie?fi-lm Main street. WANTS. 'BACKER M ANTED AT THE HEBREW I hducatimuit Institute, for the higher branches of jinulihh and inalhomatics. Election August Uth. Ciuididates will please apato-to .11. URONAUEU. jyl3-IUawlw SU Main street.' ANTED- . AGENTS To canvass for tho official Southern history of the wnr, THE LOST CAUSE, By E..A. Pollard, of Virginia. Complete in one large royal octavo volume with 24 fine steel portraits. Cirejilnra sent free to any addre-s. r la energetic men and women a rare ehaance is offered to make money Address jot r.ui - Publisher. Memphis. Tenn. ' t ' " ; . . ' U K A 'X" H A. Li K -OF- VALUABLE PROPERTY, Without Reserve or Limit. "lirE WILL SELL TO THE HIGHEST yards lcyond tho Mississippi a 1 f Biniier, on me pn-ine , m ew hiiuuiw and Tennessee Kailroal di r. ON THUBSDAV. JULY 20TH, FIFTY YAU ACIE CITY LOTS belonging tn John 0. Saint. The tula has been exaunuea, and is round to be clear and unque-tione.t. fcveryone, observing the growth oi the city, is aware of tbe fact that the progress of im provements is Inward thesoaihern iirtion, and that it will bo but a short lima until beautiful residences and buiuess houe will adorn the li-vatcd grounds about Fort Pickering. 'I be street carsalrrnly run nearthif property, nd the lirt-r authorise their extension be yond it. We announce this talewiih a enfl drncethat imcli u opr"rtunilv sl.lom of fered In purchnse, for seultiva or hnibling purp"'es, aw valuable property, in the awst elcvatf J rtion of tho rily, and whH-n will donbiless imi.pT in value 1' fv rent. In twelve monilis. We earnestly reqneat the at tendant f every person who wishes to make invevtmrnt. in real estate. Ample refresh ments will be rrvpared. The tale will be posr- VkRM! Ore-third cash : remainder in six. twelve mil e.ghteen months, with trust deed to secure d-f. nvd payments. lt of ih' smand can be seel at oar office, .Na.Si South Court street. ., litAKD PLt'MMER, Jjl2?w Kcal staU Agenta. PUBLIC LEDGER. Offloo. IVo. 13 Madiaon Bta-oct. LARGEST CITY CIIICLLATION THE CITY. MKMPIUHl Friday Evening, July 20th. 1866 Local Notices, inserted among the reading matter, will be charged twenty cents per line for each insertion. Pittsbcro Coal Brown & Jones, of fice 247 Second street ' Brunch office 374 Main street B. C. Ilite, agent ' t Pittsbcro Coal. Briggs k Peterson, office 13 Madison street. Branch office, 341 Main street J. B. Mosclcy, agent Mektinu of tub National Executive Committee. At a meeting of the Na tional State Executive Committee fur West Tennessee, held at the Commercial office, on the 19th inst, the following officers were elected : President Hon. Hervey Brown, of Jackson. Vice-President lion. Sum. P. AValkcr. Secretary Holfe 8. Saunders. CapL Dan. Able was elected to fill the vaennev occasioned by tbe death of Hon. W. K. Poston. .The following suggestion, in accord ance with the action of tbe Executive Committee for the Slate, was adopted : Cuvniy Mcctingt. The citizens of West Tennessee, favoring tho restoration policy of President Johnson, ns set forth in the recent address of the Execu tive Committee of tbe National Union Club of Washington City, are requested to call meetings in each -county for the lut Saturday (the ZHtn) ot July, to ap point delegates to a convention in each Congressional District, to be held on the first Saturday (the 4lh day) of August. The District Conventions will tippoint each two delegates and two alternates to attend the National Union Conven tion, to assemble in Philadelphia on the 14th day of August next Hervey Brown, Prest, S P. Walker, Vice Prest, . Wv. M. Farrington, . ...,., M. S. Temple, P. B. Glenn, , ; ' . Dan. Able, ' . ! . .... Rolfe 8. Saunders, Sec'y. Lames' and children's shoes, cheaper than ever, at A. W. Martin's, 333 Main street ' t Important to Shippers. Yesterday Mr. Will K: Speed, clerk of tJie steamer Gleaner, was arrested by the United States Marshal fot'a violation of the rev enue law, and placed under five hundred dollar bonds to appear t tbe United States District Court on the first of Sep tember. It has been generally under stood by shippers and stearubooi clerks that bills of hiding required a two cent stamp,' but tho officials here have come to tbe conclusion that a five cent one is necessary, and, if thntls so, nearly every steumboat clerk on, any. craft running from this place is liable to arrest The Marshal says that bills of lading come within the following clause of the revenue law: "Agreements and contracts, other than those specified in tbe schedule, any appraisement of value or damage, or for any other purpose, for every sheet or piece of paper upon which either of the same shall be written, five cents." The diamond shirt, the best shirt in the market, at reduced prices, at A. AV. Martin's, 333 Main street , ' ' t Citt Cooncil, The Board, of Mayor and Aldermen had another meeting last night. A petition was received from Washington Fire Company No. C, as fol lows: "Hearing that ydbr buuoiablo, bodyls about to place a steam fire en gine in the engine bouse now occupied by the Washington Fire Company No. G, we would petition your honorable body to remunerate our company for fixtures, placed in said house by said company, to the amount of sixteen hundred dol lars."" After considerable unnecesaory talk ing, on motion of Alderman Walker, the prayer of the petitioners was granted; (he money (one thousand six hundred dollars) to be placed to the credit of the Washington Company. On motion, the members of the Board of Aldermen and tho Mayor were em powered to enter patients in the City Hospital. L. F. Rude, the artistic cutter of St. Louis, superintends the custom depart ment of Reid A Bra, 15 Jefferson at t Registration. Since our lust, report the following persons have been regis tered lrgal voters: A. C. Minor, W. O'Brian, Thomas Moffutt, W. B. Glisson, S. A.. Norton, B. Coleman, E. De F. Morgan, C. Zimmermann, Isaac Peritz, J. H. Gronauer, Wm. Miller, Henry Noll, Marks Genzberger, Put McCarty, Sam Halle, C. W. Turner, J. J. McCardy, S. Krow, M. O'Brian, John W. Taylor, H. Keller, A. Spirow, H. S. King, W. S. Brown, Richard Brown, S. H. Dales, James Duvis, II. T. Hulbert, D. C. Tra der, 8. Perry, D. Horan, Simon Greene, J. T, Cartwright, Samuel Hall, Chas. U. Dammann, J. B. Peterson, James Do Ian, F. M. Mahan, A. Dayton, John Gwinn, T. B. Edgington, James Cusack, H. F. Davis, Charles H. Vogel, A. Cor nell, George Weigard, Pat Brady, II. Spirow, C. E. Williams, D. R Grace, J. S. Stanton. ' Gents' furnishing goods, very cheap, at A- W. Marti n'i, 333 Main greet t A Curious Fioct. There was a lively fight on Second street, near Court Square, last evening, between a couple of Celtic gentlemen, when one of them adopted tactics thai amused the crowd, astonished hit opponent, and gained him the victory. They had struck a couple of blows each, when things were brought to a stand by each one holding the other with both Lands by the upper portion of his coat, but this did not lust long, for one of them brought the top of his head in contort witU the other's noso in such a violent manner at to make the claret fly. After tbit was repeated a second time, tbe one with the tore nose cried enough, aud the crowd left just be fore a policeman arrived. ' Matrimonial. There was a large gathering of youth and beauty on board the City of Alton last evening, there be ing two newly wedded couples about to inaugurate matrimonial life by a trip Northward. Mr. Nelson A. Bliss and Miss Jodie Shelby were married at the residence of Wm. Shelby, Esq., and Cant T. U. Martin and Miss Nina D. Wood were united at the First Presbyte rian Church Gen. W. H. Jackson ac companied the last named pair tbe gal lant Captain having been attached to his staff in days gone by. The parties were attended to the boaUby a large number of friends who hid them good-bye with the best wishes for their future happiness. Four souls with but two singlo thoughts. Four hearts that beat as two, Notice extraordinary buy your dry goods and shoes of A. W. Martin, 333 Main street t ,The Affray on tub Bonner Place. Lust Saturday we published an account of au affray on the Bonner place, about twelve miles from town, wherein two men named Wright were wounded by a Mr. Lewis, whom they had attacked in his own housa. A cotemporary published the same version of the affair two days afterward, and since then has made a corrected statement, contradicting the firat account We have made gome in quiries in regard to the matter, and learn that our statement was correct Mr. L. is regarded by his neighbors as a peacea ble citizen, while the parties who mado the attack on him are worthless and des perate characters. " ; Police Court. Twenty-two persons were before Comraisbioner Richards this morning, four being charged with as saults, three for fighting, two drunks, two disorderly, two stealing, two over charging, two sleeping on sidewalk, one for obstructing the sidewalk, one wife abuser, one disorderly housekeeper, and one for sleeping on the street Seven were discharged and fifteen were fined ip sums totaling one hundred and twenty dollars. Eight paid ' fines and costs amounting to sixty-eight dollars, and seven were sent to jail becouse they had no money to pay for their fun.' Armour Institute. We learn that the next session of this well known in stitution of learning will commence in the early part of September. Tbe In stitute building is situated at No. 271 Madison street, near the railroad bridge, and its location and the ability of its teachers recommend it to the patronage of our citizens. Prof. C. H. Moreau, of Paris, is French master ; Mrs. M. Han nah will have charge of the primary de partment; and Mrs.' Armour looks after the vocal and instrumental music les sons of the pupils. Save Your Money. You can save a large share of your money by having your job printing executed at the Public Ledger office. We make a specialty of this part of our business, and, having the roost complete establishment in the Southwest, our facilities fur doing the best of work at lowest rates are unsur passed by any house in this section. We employ the best of workmen, have all the latest and newest styles of type and presses, and give entire satisfaction to all our patrons. Bring in your favors to 13 Madison street. . t If you' want your clothing made to order, go to Reid & Pro's , lfj Jefferson Christian Repository. The July number of the Christian Repository and Family Visitor has been laid, upon our table. It has sixty pnges of interesting reading matter presented in a neat typo graphical manner. It is edited by S. II. Ford, L.L.D., and Mrs. Sallie H. Ford, who has charge of the Family Depart ment .Those desiring to subscribe to a Southern religious and literary maga zine, would do well to address the pub lisher, Mr. W. S. Perry, Memphis, Tenn. Termsthree dollars per annum. New barber shop, at 57 Jefferson st Rorace's Bittkrs. It has long been tbe aim of physicians to find a combina tion of medicines'Tiaving the requisite stimulating and tonic properties to re lieve and cure the common complaints of biliousness, liver disorders, languor, headache, lowness of spirits, indigestion, jaundice, fever and auue, etc., whieh are tbe diseases incident to this' climate The remedy has heen discovered by Dr. Robsck, and in thousands of cases the merits of his Bitters have been proven in the above complaints. t Down Tust Go. Bill Heads elegantly printed for fifteen dollars a ream at the Public Ledher office. t Goon Wore. With many others, we have admired the beauty of the work on tho sign just put up on Main street, near Madison, fur the Southern Life Insur ance Company. It was executed by Hook k Lagrill, and is a credit to them. It strikes the eye of every one passing, and shows that Hook 4 Lagrill's work will compare with any' painter in tbe city. Their place of business is at 33 Unidn street. Every night, M He Can, lista, Good Idea. ' Promenade Street. Tomorrow morning Monsarrat, Lanier k Co. will i ll at auction two very desirable and roomy cottage residences, on Promenade street, near ihe Comm andant'a house. These dwellings arc most eligibly locoted, boing convenient to the street railway and in a very healthy and desirable neighborhood. At tbe tame time they will tell several lots on Chickasaw or Front street suitable for residence or business locations. A Card It having been suggested to me that, in my card of yesterday, I may be thought to have the inteatioa to im plicate Capt John Fennel! and Mr. T B. Gibson in sotno manner, I wish, at an act of justice, to say I had and have no such intention, and am aware of no rea son for impugning either of those gen tlemen in connection with the transac tions referred to in that card. A. VlLLKHOLlN. July 20th, 18CC. The best barbers at 574 Jefferson st National Theatre. Charley Morn- iniralnr Ihn inilpfrtliffllblo manager of this establishment, hat bad it refitted and redecorated in gay ttyle, and will reopen to-morrow evening with a new company. Among the talent engaged we notice Miss Julia Barton, the great operatic vocalist; Johnny RusBtoo, champion jig dancer; Miss Dora Estcott, vocalist; Johnny Keegan and Johnny Cole, Ethi opian comedians. A new drop curtain has been painted, and several oilier i provements made that will please, t he patrons of the establishment Assessment. The assessment for the present corporate year will amount to $30,800,000, which is f 13,800,(11)0 in ex cess of the assessment for the li'.'th cor- norote Tear. The lax will be fixed, it expected, Bt the next regular meeting the Board Sf Aldermen. The gcntlcni making tho ubove assessment wr Messrs. Gnion, Laurence, Taylor bii Tighe. Goon Idea M'llo Carolista nightly. Neat and Tastefully Fitted up. Our friend II. G. Hampo has, with great care, refurnished his old slnnd, No. 11 Poplar street, between Main and Front, opposite the Overton House. Henry has spared no expense to make his shaving saloon eqnal to any fine shop in the cfty. Mr. Hampe needs no futher recommen dation. He is well known, and has been with us a great number of years. Step in at No. 11 and find out for yourself. Police Manual. The Commisiiionert hove pieced in the hands of each Metro politan a nently gotten up Police Man ual, containing the law under which the force is organized, instructions as to tbeirduties, and an abstract of the city ordinances. The patrolman, with this in his hand, will have no excuse for ignorance of his duties. RaiIroad Accident. Yesterday morning an accident occurred to a con struction train, a few miles below Bates ville, on the Mississippi and Tennessee railroad, by which Mr. Thomas Ander son, engineer, and a brakeman iinincd Buckley were killed. The accident was caused by the high water washing away or weakening a bridge. Tub female Blondin at the Good Idea. Holly Springs ' Tournament. We learn that about five thousand persons were present at the tournament at Holly Springs, on Wednesday. Twenty-five knights had entered the lists. After two rounds bad been made, a violent storm dispersed tbe crowd, and the tilt was to be finished yesterday morning. Sent to Jail. A musician named Louis Laurens was arretted yosterdny Kbr stealing some clothing belonging to a steamboatman named Clark. He was taken before Esquire Creighton and sent to jail until the Criminal Court will be ready to try him. Kinouon'r Recherche Shaving Saloon. Bkard k Tlpmmkr will sell five lot? on Linden street and Sbapard nvenne, to-morrow at 10 o'clock, at their nuotion rooms, No. 37 Court street. This is very valuable property, and should command attention from parties wishing to build residences. Abused his Wife. Michael Moran was fined ten dullars aud costs in the Police Court this morning for abusing his wife. Michael was broke, mid a ser vice of twenty-three days in the chain gang will probably teach him to do bet ter. Shaved ice makes the coldest, and genuine fruit svruns and rich cream, make the most delicious soda water in the world. These are only to be obtained in all their perfection at O'Hara's Tem ple of Fancy, 6CJ Jefferson si. t 571 Jefferson street, the best fitted up shaving saloon in Memphis. t Good Drinks. There is nothing like ihem in hot weather, and the place to get them is at the Southern Palace Fa- loon, opposite Odd Follows Hail. A splendid lunch every morning. Call there. Deliohtful. Those desiring a good shave, or their hair trimmed in style, should always go where pood barbers may be found at John J. Borg's saloon, North Court street, near the corner of Second. I shave at 57 J Jefferson street t Room Robbed The sleeping apart ment of Mr. Towntend, in the Ayres Block, wag entered yesterday, and a sil ver watch and several articles of clothing stolen. Criminal Cocrt. A negro named Henry R.se . was on trial in this Court this morning for Healing several boxes of tobacco. The jury brought in a ver dict of not guilty and he was discharged Monsarr it, Lanier k Co. mid tn 'ednesdar two cottage residences titid Is on Court street extended. They brought $1450. Orstii-ctino the Sidewalk. Our merchants should be very careful about obstructing the tidewalk. Woleott, Sm lith Jt Co. were fined for this offense in the Police Court this morning. Everybody shaves at 57 Jefferson at A RrsB. The people will go where they can obtain bargains. That is tbe reason why ibey ' go to Cayce's Arcade, 39G Muin stroet Blondin outdone at the Good Idea. Personal General Stonemun and family have returned to the city, after visiting New Orleans, Mobile and other places. " . . Down They Go. The best of Business Curds printed for tfitofC 50 perhousand at the Public Ledger office. t 11-4 bed spreads, only $3 SO, at A. W. Martin's, 333 Muin street t Mr, A. G. Cooper, musician, Good Idea. The best selected slock of cloths and cassimeres for cttstom-mode clothing is at Reid A Bro's., 15 J Jefferson street, t Silk cloaks nt first cost, at A. W. Mar tin's, 333 Main street. t M'l.I.E Carolihta, at the Good IJea. Special Notioes. Special Noticca will be ii.serted 'n tbu col umn, for ten cot- per line for eu.ii iusirtion. Our Publio Directory. -'tni;: ;u viyitii g the city in iuest of nnv of ilia uoceHsiftcs or lux uries of li fe. wi!! tin ! the hsuius of all the Crst-chus busine-s h Unes in our rily, lugelher with a larKeaiuou.it of other tin: orlntit infor mation in our ' Pu'die Dire.-ory " eo!u,un on the llrt pa?e of the Pcsi.tc I.t iit:s. Circulation. A morning paper keeps the following lines, in larg. le't"rs. at the head of its editorial columns: " Lun(,:'t circulation of any paper in Weal Tenuo'acc L.-irgcsi cilycir ciilatiun." The city circulation of the I'uni.io LkuOKR is grunter than that of any other paver published in Memphis, a .(. which the editor of the paper alluded to is rf-.-tly aware of. Coimuent is unnecessary. Notice. We earnestly n-uuo-il our fiicn ls not to pay more than five mints i copy for the Pi'iit.ic Lkii'ikr. We eell M th ' newboy: at two cents a copy, thus allotri ig i hum over a hundred percent, profit on tVciv paper. 1 The Port of Memphis. , The river at this point is fulling slowly. Business this morning appeared quite yvely seven boats being in port and all of them doing something The weather was warm and clear, with u deliylitful breeze. j . . , . . , The following are the arrivals and de partures since our last : Arrivals . . Olive Branch, New Orle.ms Lady, New Madrid. , , Northwest, Mariana I Yankee (towboat). New Orleans ! Golden Eagle, Cincinnati. Linnie Drown, Arkansas river. ' Southerner, St Louis. 1 : I ;'. ' ,' , Peparturtt, ' ' ' -, '. .1 ,' Olive Branch, New Orleans. ' .' Yankee (towboat), St. Louis. City Aif Alton, St. Louis. , . - " j PetroliaWbittf river. . ' u ' ' Boots in Port.' , t, Southerner,' Gleaner, - Linnie'; Drown, Golden Engle, Mollie UiuuMctoii, North; west, Lady.-, : -' j ' I I '; "' " ,; Boate iaving ToDay, '""; ' ;' The fiue steamer Southerner is the St Louis packet this eveuitig a t' .j o'clock. Capt. McPheeters has taken charge of this boat, and Mr. Wra. White of the oflico ihe i will make, her 'pbpalnrfor they are courteous and competent men. Tickets can be obtained t the Union ticket office, 5 Jefferson street i Arkansas bound travelers are informed that the celebruted steamer Gleaner leaves fur Pine Cluffaud Litile Rock this evening at 5 o'clock. Capt. John K Moody commands, while I lie affable Will. K. Speed presides in her office, as sisted by Tom Ilaliliurii.ii. Travel by the Gleaner. Capt T. R. Bowman's craft, the fam ous Mollie Hamblcton, leaves this even ing at 5 o'clock for Helena and the St. Francis river. This boat is making many friends in ber present trade. Her clerks are Messrs. Tom Day and W. H Clark ; they are O. K. -MtaoeUaneoua. The bridal craft- the City of Alton, left last evening, with a good many pas sengers and two bridul parties. Captain Calvert takes a bridal party up the river nearly every trip. Captain A. T. Wood, an old steam boatman, died at his residence, near thia city, on Wednesday morning. The Captain came from Maysville, Ky., many years since, and was commander of the Winchester and several other boats that ran between this place and Napoleon. He was sixty-four years old. Thirty-seven steamboats are now laid up at or about Cincinnati. The tug Samuel ia now laid up at the foot of Poplar street, undergoing repairs, she having collapsed ten flues and burned three sheets. Capt. De Haven has purchased the Prairie State for" the Selma and Mont gnmery Navigation Company. She will leave St. Louis for Selma in a few days. The Cumberland has got to low that boats can no longer run. The oil com panies near that river are building rafts upon which the shipments of oil will hereafter be tent to market. Last Sat urday the Overtou.Oil Company aent down a raft with eighty-four barrels upon it, and it went through with success! The Dubuque papers report the Upper Mississippi falling three inches per day. On the 16th the Chippewa river had risen five feet The Ohio it falling at Pittsburg, and rising at Louisville. The lower part of the river it hard to navigate, only four and a half and five feet being found in some places. The St Louis Democrat, of yesterday, aays: The river ia falling atcadily. The pilott will begin telling nt of low water to Cairo in a few days. There it four feet to Keokuk, and thirty inchet above Dubuque. The Illinois is still declining, with about two feet water on Naples flats. The Missouri ia in good navigable condi tion. Business is drill, comparatively. Freight is scaVce, and prices low to New Orleans. It ia also scarce to the Ohio, and the Wauanita, partially loaded al ready, has ceased to operate,, and will rest until freight accumulates. Steamboat Printino. We respectfully ask our steamboat friends to call and ex aminer tho specimens of fine sWmboat priuting daily executed at the Publio Leduek office. Our prices will be found to compare favorably with those of Cin cinnati or St Louis, and to he greatly below those asked by other city offices. Bring your orders directly to ns, and gave the commission .charged by parties whe take in work they are not prepared to execute. t Monetary and Commercial Money Market. There is a little more activity in Exchange, owing to the advance abroad In eotton, aud the probabilities of a movement of eotton in this market has made it easier, the rates being from M discount to iar selling, and i premium buy. ing. ' Money continues very close, but the probabil ities are that it wi I bo easier within a fow days Uncuir. iit notes are quiet and firm at previous quotations. City ii-rip is in demand ut the following rrrtes, viz i haying al SO and seiliiu at 85. Cotton Market, liusiura was very dull in the cottou market this in jniif.g : a f w ImIcs were sold ut the fol lowing ra:c : Onliuuiv - 'Jl 'tiil Middling Wt;U (io.xl Ordinary y!7 Ood Middlinglj Low .Mnldliiiii griyDl otnci .nni,iiing..Ai( General Market- ALE. i.erhulf barrel Hi VI W llAlit;I.N'(i, per yard, J nilia V in " 1'ouer loom - 0 '41 sjllil BA(iS,(ilX.NV .New - . If See-, ii. I hand - - Is 20 1SKUU.MS. prruuun. , 1 To W 4 is) LK.. . : . r urn-ticl, Vm r 1 50 . 1 75 BUTT Kit, per pound. Tuns....... o VIU u S L'ouij,on...M..m u ! aa u 2b C A N I ' 1. 1 per pound, iMiir 0 21 0 0 -M Oli i:KK. ,.r pound western Keaerve it KioilUh Dairy (I 0 21 eo o 2 a fl 50 m 0 33 hit U w t; 43 u S 50 I'D II I.U M 0 25 623 00 20 00 U'.S (si m II 115 10 0 till (02-1 00 w.'z in 11 50 to 10 50 I 3 'M i 0 OH 0 8 00 7 75 UU fall Ml 413 OO fe17 00 - CHR'K K.MS. per dozen tl Ct'r t'Kb, per pound. Km. II l.aguayra u Java n CORN MKA1, 4 CKACKEHS .. KlUIS. D..T dozen - li I l.i j per Ion, -I lluj, Inferior,..-......-. 18 Hrou - ....2n Corn, per bu-shel 0 Oats 0 FT.SH, . Mackerel No, 1 per bbl 22 No. 2 " -Jl . No.l hf. bbl 11 " No. 2 " 10 " No. I, per kit... 3 is o. A ... i liiy t'.d, i.er pound 0 vi totn y isii, per nr. nut s i l.'il1 K. per barrel. r.u.erunc n mlc Kxtia..M..M.... 8 : Double extra. 10 Treblu lillru....... ..12 Fancy Brands ..15 r"HU IT. per barrel. Ap.!ea, green......... Dried apples, l a & 0 20 4 25 W 6 60 . BIO 25 ! lin.d icacuei halves....... 0 18 iUKPOTVDEK. Uuarter gegs.........t..... Hall kegs .... Keirs .... II I KD H A KB. t Nails, per gag s ) Out spiltea... ........... 0 ' Wrought boat spikes 13 j Casiiugs, bollowware, V lb 0 9 8 25 4 8 75 fol5 00 0 U'A m U H o ty, o au w 0 40 (0) 0 (9 0 31 0 24 w o as & 2 75 0 0 00 & 0 75 m i 7S 0 fi5 m l hj 1 !1 8 1 40 w 0 35 a l - !.:; io s u 24 at II let (I W 0 Si W 0 il t.a ii 2.1 UK 0 IS IK.--o-f.hoe iron (i 0 . 0 , 0 0 0 Nail rod - CuKt steel, Kneli-di Bliater steel, fcogliah... iJerojan steel . ... Manilla rope LARD, oar pound. n 1 In kegs 0 LiMK. Cape z Ohio 1 MOLASSES, per gallon, liar la and Malt DDIs...-, u tiolden svrun ......... 1 OILS, per gallon. Uoai ... u Lard 1 l.ii' -l . ... 1 IriLin 1 l.ciu.uo - U Turpentine HKOVIr lo.Nii : l'ora. uiu.a, pur bbl :v". Clear sidu.1, per lb 0 i Shoulders " ......... o llreuktaat, per lb. 0 II : in', plnin- . Ilaui.s. sugar-cured ' u HOPE. Mal.iiie. ............... 0 Hand - 0 HICK, per pound. In b.irrcla , 0 2 '4 U 13 HUOAK, per pound. Crushed aud powdered..... 0 Clarified 0 iu 0 21) (ii. 0 1SJ4 0 lli Ut 4 Is) 0 15 j 0 12 0 m 0 13 iS 4 O) a o tv to o v.i a 2 mi j) 0 40 d 1 25 1 50 lie 1 40 I I 15 ( 1 20 (a, u 70 0 M H 0 70 W II iV) 1 Ul C 0 65 a 7 50 M M 6 00 34 1 50 w. 3 IA) Ml 6 OO Urown 0 SALT, per barrel 3 SOAP, par pound. Gertuau 0 Palm 0 Common 0 SI IDA, per pound. 0 SHOT 3 SPICES. Allspice - 0 Cloved-...- 0 Dinger 0 Niiuuosm 1 Pepper - 0 .futard 1 i'OUAOCO, per pound. Fine, r'aucy Va.,new work 1 Fine Va. and natural leal... 1 tlood brirhL do. Medium bright, Sound Common do d ..- . Common, out of order.... Navy, fi ......-. Navy, H Sin.kine . TAU, P"r gallon .......... V'k-ilKTAHI.KS. Potatoes, new, H bbl 7 Cabbage, per lis -l Unions, new, per bbl - 0 VINKiiAK. per gallon . 30 WHISKY, par gallon. Common I liourbon Kentucky Bourbon.- 3 Notice to Tax-Payers. OFFICE OF CITV TAX COLLECTOR, (Real Estate,) .MiarHis, Tt., July 12, 1(06. ''HE C1TV TAX ON REAL E3TATE, FOR Ibe 31-th corporate year, ending June 30th, SM, became due and payable on the 1st inst. Delin quents are therefore notifiel to pay the said tax on or before SATl'RDA Y, Ihe 21st inst.. other wise their names will be repotted to the Honor able Board of Xletropolitan Police Commis sioners, and distress warrants issued as ihe law iu such cases provides and directs. . F. I,. WARNER, jyl3-St ' CitrrTax Collector. Dissolution of Copartnership. THE FIRM OF RTPER POPE IS THIS day dissolved l y mutual consent, M. T. K YDKR retiring. The buines r.f the late fir will be settled by FRANK POPE. He alone ia authnnied to collect and pay the indebted ness or the same, and sign the arm's name in settlement. sememes. RTDER ft POPE. No. 45 Monroe street. Miurnts, July 2d. lRfti. NOTICE. n aviso Poi T orr mt mterf't in the painiin.: bu-on . No. 4o Monroe street, to my partner. Mr. F.ar k T pe, I would r poet fa ly solicit fnai say fnee.ls a continu ance of their patronage, so liberally bestowed oa the late firm. Mr. Pone it an artist well and favorably known to tbe eommanity. MARTIN T. RTDFR. Mntrna, July 2d. lebo. jjla-lw MEDICAL. ROBACK'S v0D p's SUGAR-COATED, PURELY VEGETABLE, Free from Mercury o ft o a R ASD ALL MINERAL POISON. And are, undoubtedly, the best remedy extant Wil AXD Wm HEADACHE ! JPy 'ej (in, by vlrtney . n .... r a special amnity lor the mucous membrao e of the bowols, thereby removing tbe causes. Ala LIVER PHL tlicy hate no rival, being com posed of the most Powerful Vegetable Extracts which Imveadirect action on the SPLEEN AND LIVE B, the happy effect of which can be a G in o a R to tl o o 0 u HI H & i alter one or two doses, they lit move the Bile, a Assist ingestion, Cure Costiveness, In fact, they are, as their name iudicatea, the BLOOD PILL "The LIfo-GiyiBg Principle." They search out disease and strikx at its very root, leaving; the system in the full vigor of health) ... 1. L I, L L'. "I , V ri.Dk.T e.i mA H INFANTA, OR PRKSONU OF THE P W1 UKLICATB CONSTIIO. i iu.ii-, nun nru m SAFEH, ST7BER ANDBETTEH Purgative Pill tinn has ever before been available (o mankind, and, being thickly BU (iA K-I O ATF.D, arc especially adapt- ir1 M y e11"' Kr.M r.iY FOR CHILDREN, rj : and persona who have a dread of f ; sundowinir a rail. They are, tin. ffl questionably, one of our most ji- sillisiueiorv CATHARTICS, v t.n,l Hn h,.nl,nl,l v should be with- fw out them, ;ilNCC, WALTON & CO., .-in. eaaors to Dr. 0. Vf. Robaek,) SOLE PROPRIETORS, . r, 5S, CO & 62 Eaat Third St, CINCINNATI, O. Are Sold by all Druggists and Osiers in Patent Medicines EVERYWHERE. ap27-6m NEAT AND ELEGANT JOB PltlNTUSU AT L O W P I? liC 15 S CARD3. CARDS. cards,; CARD?, CARDS. CARDS, CAKtS. CARDS, CARDS, CARD.S. $6 AND $6 50 PER 1000. BILLHEADS. KRIM.I1EADS, 1I1LI.HKAUS. JllILl-llKADS. r.Tl.LHKADS. BILI.HKAD.-,, H 1 1. 1,11 EADSJ BII.LHKADS, B 1 1.1. 11 li ADS, BILLHEADS. $15 00 PER REAM. CIRCULARS, CIRCULARS, CIRCULARS. CIRCULAR:. CIRCULARS, CIRCULARS. CIRCULARS. CIRCULAR?.! ClltCl LARS. CIRCULARS. $10 TO $15 PER REAM. " BILLS LADrXQ tILl.fi LADIXO. FILLS LA.IH.Nh), BILLS l.ADI.Mt. BILLS LADINti, BILLS LAL'INU, BILLS LAl'i.Na. BILLS I. ADlN'li. BILLS LADINli, BILLS LADINli. $14 00 PER REAM. POSTERS, POSTERS. - , P0STKR-5. POSTERS. TOSTERS. P0ST1-J1S. PUSIERS. POSTERS. POfJTKKS. pdsl'ERi Lower Than All Others. PR08R AMMES PRiiURAMMES. PRiM.RAM.MKS, PRIM, K A M M KS. PROGRAM MtS, SPROUR AM .MES. -. PROGRAMMES. PROliRAMMES. PROGRAM MtS, PROliRAMMES. And everything In our line," promptly and neatly printed oa reasonable terms, at the Prm.IC LEDGER OFFICE. Bring ia your orders to the old Hand, NO. 13 MADISON STREET. 'Where they will receive our j rompt personal auction. WHIT MO KB BBOTTXXBS. r run A s