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Galveston Flakes Semi Weekly Bulletin (Newspaper) - October 9, 1867, Galveston, Texas , Semi week Ziy. ¥0lo a Galveston wednesday More Ino a october 9, .1867, no. 51.telegraphic special lotto h. 0. Republican. J Washington sept. 30.�?when Jeff. Davis scene is called up Lor trial in Richmond the prosecution will probably ask for a postpone Taein on tie ground that the government is not ready with its evidence. His counsel will then move to quash the indictment and the motion to this effect will be argued Early in Tho term. It is or get yet certain whether chief Justice Chase a or judge Underwood a ill pre aide. A a pity thou and dollars of three per cents Ore to be re issued. The Treasury boat Eisent for this month will Tishow so reduction of the National debt since Tho last statement. A it is rumoured that there has been an Over Issue i a million of dollars in fractional currency. The Louisiana election is a he theme of conversation. The figures received Here Are vague and give no satisfactory result. Different constructions Are Given to the third ii Eton of the Law. Telegrams have been received and creating much comment that Sheridan a appointees mismanaged the election. Joli neen has prohibited the Quot removal of a me Stoore charged with whisky frauds. Washington october 1, 1s�,7. It is now established that the president encouraged and sustained s. Of Rice o Alabama in his attempt to prevent reconstruction the particulars o which i telegraphed Yoa on saturday. Johnson no longer conceals his programme in Case of impeachment. He contends that Tho president cannot be suspended from his office pending the charges and trial for impeachment and that the Constitution allows u removal of the Pilicer impeached Only Aiter a conviction. Lie Kays if he is impeached he will maintain his constitutional rights and hold on to the Ollice until a judgment is rendered by two thirds of the senators order iii Bis removal and in the meantime he will resist by physical a orce any of his Righte. Quot v Congress will however Joist pass a Bill providing for the suspension of Otic ears immediately on a presentation of articles of impeachment by the House of representatives. As Scon As this Bill becomes a Law the judiciary. Committee will present the pc Large a and Evi Deuce against the president a Sid demand his impeachment. A vote of the House n Laver of the report Vrigil o itself suspend the president. A general Grant a us the Laii Hary commanders Ami both Ile uses of Congress will then recognize hopi. 1. F. Wade Only As president notwithstanding the threats of Andrew 1 n and governors Vann. to the x. 0. Tue it s. Washington oct. 1.�?Secretary Mccu Wioch s announces that he will now Issue three per cent temporary loan certificates to the amour 1 thirty million dollars tor redeeming and a retiring outstanding compound interest notes during the present month and december nest. This is in pursuance of the act of 2d March last which authorizes and directs Security to Issue such certificates to any extent not exceeding titty millions outstanding of anytime. It will be observed that the act is directory and it is understood that or. Me Culich would have preferred to withhold these certificates for Tho present but the Law gives him no direction in Tho matter. Or Cabinet to Day the Philadelphia Hareas corf r r matter wherein Tho Secretary of the mat cite cited Commodore Selfridge to resist or stiff uts brought up but or. Stanberry had ret finished his opinion on the. Subject a unc if was passed Over till nest Friday. I t Learned from official sources that gov Croni Swann made application tour. Stan ton prior to his withdrawal from the War. Department for the artillery equivalent to amount in value of arms that Maryland was entitled to and or. Stanton promised that Tho request should be granted. To retired from Ollice before the thing wag consummated and when Tho subject was renewed to general Grant governor Swanny a application wad refused on the ground it is said that the Law does not authorize the kind of substitution of arms proposed. This state intent explains the report that general Grant had re-1 lined arms to the state of Maryland. General Steedman came Here to Day and left for Nety Yori this evening. His visit was a in behalf of certain Tolice seekers. Washington october 2. president has ordered the Pardon of in. M. T. Hunter. Late Secretary of state Southern confederacy. A 3�?T a a Abhi Oton oct. 2.�?general Mower telegraphs general Grant that the election passed off quietly . Washington oct. lie venue receipts to Day s 1.701,0u0. The Grovv indians refuse to meet the commissioners at fort Laramie in november. A thousand pounds of Bullion were recently shipped from Gold Hill Nevada. The merchants Union express Safe at Brownsville Nebraska was plundered of $15,000. The Massachusetts democrats have nominated John governor and Geo. M. Sterns lieutenant governor. .219 towns a it re represented by -963 delegates. Unusual enthusiasm pervaded Tho meeting. The Branch mint at Charlotte n. A has been put in full operation for assaying purpose Only. Or. Jones assayer is now Lic re and represents that operations have been re Ijuin cd in the mines neglected during Tho War and that the receipts Are on the increase not Only from localities in North Carolina but from adjoining states. The Secretary of state has letters reporting the discovery of Puro Anthracite Coal in russian America. Washington oct. 2. new York times of this morning says that Tho Public mind Lias become disgusted a with the extreme info Nam. Of Many prominent Ian in the Union party we Luwe Little doubt. The evident determination of some of them not Only to secure the coloured Racoon the enjoyment of equal rights but to give them absolute Ascendancy in the government of Tho country has repelled very Many who have hitherto acted with Tho Republican party. There to no doubt moreover that Tho violence and Reck Len partisanship which has marked much of Tho action and More of Tho speeches of Republican leaders Tho. Disregard of constitutional obligation the Manifest determination to keep political Power in their own hands by whatever mean and the evident purpose to exclude the Southern states from the Union until they can rely on their support of the most Radical measures of Public or party policy have caused very Many members of that party to distrust the Wisdom and the patriotism of those who have usurped its leadership and control. Washington oct. 2.�?central and South american correspondence furnishes the following items political affairs in. Panama were unsettled but business was reviving. No event of importance had occurred. The news from Peru sets Forth that colonel Prado was proclaimed constitutional president on August 31st. The peruvian government had granted or. Mariano Arosem Bana and associates the exclusive right for 50 years to organize telegraphic communication Between Panama and Peru. The peruvian Squadron was still at Coquim to awaiting orders for him to return to Val Paraiso. In Ecuador Congress assembled on August 23. Senor Ortega a brother in Law of the late general Flores had been installed president of the Republic late advices from the colombian states show that order has not yet been restored and that a pretty nearly All the states Are in arms against the present ruler. The health of Havana and the Island of. Cuba is quite bad. Cases of typhoid fever. And to Mito among the negroes Are increasing. Headquarters of tee Ansur / Ai general s office oct. 1st. \ to avoid risk of yellow fever officers now absent Iron their commands which Are serving in the Faith military District Are authorized., to remain absent until further notice from this of ice. By command of general Grant. A e. D. Townsend a. A. G. A a lice Moxa oct. 2.�?Hon. Alexander Rives and a coloured Man were nominated by the a republicans of Albemarle for the Contention yesterday. Last night they were burned in effigy by the opposition. Richmond oct. -2.�?congressman Shanks of Indiana addressed the. Blacks Here this evening. He said he spoke As a party who. Had Power when he said that the South trn states would have been in the Union Long ago if they had Given rights to the Black and that they never would got in till they Johnson if guilty would be impeached and even with the Aid of the Maryland rebel militia. Which was arriving would be Jjo Verlese to do anything. The men of the North were ready at the tap of the drum to quell him and his militia. 30,000 majority for the republicans in Ohio. ? Charleston s. C., oct. 2.�?general Canby has a order prohibiting Provost courts exercising jurisdiction in any Case involving the title to land or in any civil cause where Tho claim exceeds three Hundred dollars. He has also signified his intention to modify general sick est a. Order closing barroom throughout the second District Montgomery ala., oct this City the result of two Days voting is �539 the a first Day in Selma,�?~"�kj00 votes polled first Day in Opelika 1500 first Day in Wetumpka i0.u0, and All for a convention. Mobile oct. 2. second Days vote stands 820 Blacks 24 Whites for a convention with very few exceptions. No disturbances whatever. San Francisco oct. 2. wheat shipment for the Quarter ending sept. 30, Wasl 492,000 sacks valued it Over two and three Quarter million dollars. The annual report of the cashier of the Bank of California showed transactions for the year to be Over sixty two million dollars. New Yone oct. 2.�?-stocks irregular. Gold advanced to 141 Sterling unsettled. Time nominally 9j to 9. Sight 9j to 9j. �?Tc2 coupons is 13. Tennessee Sixes new Issue 64. Flour better s10 15. Wheat 3 to 5c. Better. Corn lie better. I Lye very firm. Oats Dull. Pork firmer at $24. Cot tour quiet at 22c. New Yoi a oct. 3.�?Gold advanced to 145, owing to european news having been received by private parties of a decline in american securities in Loudon and that trouble in Europe appears to be imminent. A flour 10 to 20c&Quot. Better wheat 5 to cd. Better Corn a Shade firmer Rye tending upwards Oats 1 to 2c. Better pork $23 80 lard 14 to 15c. Whisky quiet Cotton quiet at 22c. Turpentine 58 to 58ic. Rosin strained $3 �0 to s4 Stock Dull governments quiet and weak Money Active at 7 per cent. Gold very Strong a bid 141j,. Asked 145 �?T02 coupons 12. Virginia 0�?Ts. New is vie 40. New Yorik oct. �1.�?Cotton heavy declined a pc. Sales 1,-100 at 21ac. Flour Active state 75 to Southern $18 75 Corn Dull and declining it $1 10 Western mixed $1 .29 to $1 30, Oats Active Western 75 to 7gjc provisions Quot easy pork $23 to $28 sugar firm. Porto Alico 12t�?Tol2ic, Musco Vado 111 to. 12jc. Other groceries Dull. Naval stores steady and in. Changed. Freights York oct. 3.�?stocks unsettled owing to european rumours an tightness. Money Active at 7 per cent. Governments very weak. Gold closed at .145j. coupons 11� to 12 Tennessee new Issue 025 Virginia Sixes new Issue -1g. Sterling 9j. New Orleans oct. 2.�?cotton�?sales 750 Bales. Demand More general Supply increasing prices easier Low middling 18jc receipts 538 Bales. Flour firm with upward tendency. Triple extra $11 75 Choice extra $14 u0. Corn firm find unchanged. Oats a prime 80c. Pork firm it s27 25. Bacon in fair jobbing demand. Shoulders Loo Clear sides 19c sugar cured bams 2 5i@27c. Lard very. Firm. Pierces 15c bbl. 10c. Gold quiet at 143i@l-i3now York sight i discount. A a cattle Market Texas cattle Choice per head $25 second Quality s25�40 third Quality $15020 a calves $.5�10. And yearlings $7�15. New Orleans oct. 3.�?cotton�?sales 400 Bales easy and unchanged Low middling a 18018 pc receipts 142 halos. Flour Stock Small and firm with upward tendency extra $10 75 double extra $11 50. Corn firm White and mixed $1 10. Oats unchanged. Pork Dull and nominal at $2g 75@27 00. Bacon shoulders 15c Clear sides 19c sugar cured hams scarce and in Good request at 27c. Lard firm pierces 15c barrels 10c. Gold 141. Sterling. 55@53. New York bight 4 discount. New Orleans oct. 2.�?interments from fever to 0 o clock this Morniing 54. In the Case of old and new school boards judge Duplantier decided no new Board could a be appointed when no vacancy existed. The a resolutions of the Council repealing All ordinances touching Public schools were null and void because they conflicted with act of legislature and were in violation of charter be cause passed by. Both boards on the same Day. The judge decided the new Board not Quali a fled and Are forbidden to perform the duties of school directors of Public schools in. New Orleans Lio Appeal will to taken. New Orleans oct 3, fever interments up to six this morning was 5g. The Howard association Are now rendering assistance to 800 families averaging three cases to each. Washington oct. 3.�?intimations that the executive department is interesting itself about or. Davis trial is entirely groundless. Since or. Davis was delivered Over to the judicial authorities in May the Federal executive has taken no action in his Case. Hon. James Lyon of Virginia r gently returned a Here from visiting his client represents or. Davis ready and anxious for trial. The defence will contend that recognized constitutional doctrine North and South previous to the War taught first allegiance. But the state having immediate control of citizens lives and property unfaithfulness to it involved immediate loss of both. Washington oct. 3.�?contracts with Southern Railroad and Steamboat companies for the transportation of the mail throughout the South which were entered into by the postmaster general on the 1st of july last Are All being satisfactorily carried out. Returns received for the first Quarter up to sept. 30th, show that the work is being faithfully performed. Collector. Westmore has been requested to resign. He asks fifteen Days. His request has been refused and unless his resignation comes to Day or. Mcculloch has determined to remove him to Morrow. Washington oct. 3. bodies of mrs. Surratt and Booth with the others were recently removed by order of the War department and buried in trenches in warehouse no. 2. The order was necessary in order to make room for contemplated improvements. A internal Rev Enue receipts to Day si.500,000 Hon. Edward Cooper of Tennessee was appointed president s private Secretary. A general court martial convenes at Vicksburg to try Gen. . A a Gen. Forsyth is relieved from the inspector ship of the 5th military District. The signed a treaty with the United states. The banking House of Stone Mccarry amp co., Independence Missouri was robbed of $3c,000. A Washington oct. 2.�?it is. Reported that Napoleon has issued a calmly worded note to the North German sovereigns asking pledges against their Union with North Germany,., Nas Vilu. Oct. 3.�?colonel Blackburn Quot Vith a company of Tennessee cavalry ousted the old and inaugurated the new municipal it 2�ope w a. European news per Steamer Scotia. New Yunu oct. 2. Scotia brings 32a-f rope an dates to the 22d.the London times Bays bruces death is a to Peculiar misfortune pending the present intricate and delicate negotiations with a not always disposed to approach great is retain in a spirit of generosity and forbearance. The position near that government is most onerous and each occupant finds his labor More exacting than his predecessors. Hon. Jonathan Sturges a. T. Stewart judge Hilton and Bishop Cayley arrived in the Scotia. Ii the Cable. Flolence oct. 2.�?garabaldian riots of a serious nature at Viterbo have been quelled. Paris oct. 2.-�?much distrust exists in political and financial circles. M. Touher m. Lavallette Home Secretary and Meta italian minister to France have gone to Biarritz to Confer with the emperor. Or circa oct. 2.�?Tho emperor Francis Joseph will visit Paris october 20th. Xon Eon oct. 2.�?noon.�?no further Tele Quot Grams relative to the result of the recent disturbances in Italy Havo been received. Many rumours Aro afloat and it is said that a serious revolt had broken out at Rome and that the Pope has been obliged to Fly to Civita Vecchia for safety. The opinion a Semi official journal of a Florence says that Rome will soon belong to Italy and that without broken treaties. ,. Glaw jew oct. 2.�?buchanan amp co., largely a a engaged in the american Trade stopped payment to Day. Liverpool oct. 2.�?yesterday evening Cotton closed steady sales 12,000 Bales prices unchanged. Live tool oct. 22�?noon�?Cotton quite steady sales Lopoo Orjales quotations unaltered. 1 London oct. 3.�?evening�?consols 94. Bonds 72. Frankfort oct 3.�?bonds 7-4 j. Liverpool oct. 3.�?evening�?Cotton Dull and declined a since opening. Middling up lands 8d Orleans 8d. Liverpool oct. 3.�?evening�?Cotton steady and More doing sales 12,000 Bales. Corn 42s. And of. Wheat vory Kirin. Common Rosin advanced to 8s. Go. A London oct. 3.�?night�?italian reports startling. A Florence dispatch says the Viterbo outbreak is unequalled. Ovieto captured. Insurgents holding All roads leading to it. The popish commander demanded assistance. From itally which was refused. Tbs revolt is undoubtedly serious. Alarming apprehend Sions Are entertained of an interruption of Friendly relations Bethoon France and Italy. German has been made an optional study in the place of astronomy and latin in the first term of the senior year at Yale College. Tho Arch Duccos Sophia Mother of Tho Lato emperor Maximilian has not been to visit their in Poisal majesties on their journey to Salzburg. This has Boen remarked upon and the German press has to various speculations upon Tho Causo of her abstention. Tho correspondence generals of Vienna supplies the reason As follows a a her Imperial highness Sulik in profound grief by the sanguinary event of quere Taro has vowed As a sign of her unutterable / sorrow to Wear mourning for Tho rest of Hor Sho did not go to Salzburg but was certainly there in spirit and in treasures. There is an inherent disposition in Man to a a Hunt a to Hunt lost treasures and the following speculations from one of our exchanges Are Only equalled in Absurdity by the proposition of one of Chicago a enterprising citizens who has started a company for. The purpose of recovering the immense sums sunk in shares by the emancipation proclamation of president Lincoln the desire to get Rich by other than the slow but sure Means of Industry and Economy has prompted Many laudable enterprises and at Tho same time Many wicked and a As Many foolish ones. The. Recovery of lost treasures is a tempting bait to hold out. Money enough has been wasted in the search forbidden wealth to have made Many fortunes in legitimate enterprises. These treasure seeking speculations seem to teas attractive As gift enterprises and really they require As much credulity on the part of the investors. Some wag in Engllind hit off the Salvage mania there a few years ago by issuing a prospectus for a joint Stock company to Drain the red sea to recover the valuables the egyptians lost when pharaoh and his hosts were overwhelmed by the a a Waters in their Pursuit of the children of Israel. Hardly More reasonable is Tho undertaking which has assumed Active shape again of re covering the Gold on Board the British frigate Hussar which was sunk at hell Gate on Tho 25th of november 1780. The Hussar was reported to have had nearly five millions of Dol a Lars in Gold on boards a big prize if they can get it. Efforts have been made periodically during the past three quarters of a Century to recover this treasure but without the wreck of which Little remains lies in. Eighty feet of water and the current is very rapid still the present company is Sang line of Success. So was the Kidd Salvage company which for nearly a generation searched and dredged the bed of the Hudson River to find the buried treasures of Captain Kidd. The pirates ill gotten Booty has not yet been discovered. In past Ages the belief in buried treasures. Had better foundation than it has now. In times of oppression men were More accustomed to turn their wealth into what or. We Mick called a portable property a and to hide it away in Tho Earth or elsewhere to save it from spoliation. But Monte Cristob have always been very rare. People Are not Apt to lose sight of their buried treasures. There is a vast amount of wealth buried iii the sea Vrzich we have not yet found any Means of getting at but having Laid a Cable on the bed of the Atlantic Man May yet discover Means of traversing these Depths when we shall have our enterprising citizens a organizing companies. To recover some of those a a Quot Gunis in Rene the it Laik unfit Liomel Cave of Ocean Joule. The following is a better exemplification of the above title than can be found in the Laboured pages of Rowan Hinton helpers new Book a. Branch railway in the Madras presidency in India runs through a wild Region the inhabitants of which Are unsophisticated Savages addicted to thievery. The first Day that the line was opened a number of these arcadians conspired to intercept the train and have a glorious to accomplish their object they placed some trunks of Trees across the rails but the engine Driver keeping a very Sharp look out As it happened to be his first trip on the line in question descried the trunks while yet they were some considerable distance from him. The brakes were then gut on and when the locomotive had approached within a couple of feet of the trunks it was brought to a stand still. Then instant like Roderick dhus clansmen starting from the Heather natives previously invisible swarmed up on All sides and crowding into the carriages began to plunder a everything they could Lay their hands upon. While they were thus agreeably engaged the guard gave the signal to the Driver who at once reversed his engine and put it at the top of its Speed. The Reader May judge of Tho consternation of the robbers when they found themselves whirled backward at a Pace that rendered escape from the carriages utterly impossible. The few who attempted it were killed on the spot. Thus were our arcadians nicely caught and As they were transferred from this novel Man trap to the jail they were no doubt convinced that the a fire Brandy can move progressively and Retro Gres sively with equal facility. Purgatory to this heading a writer in an italian journal undertakes to. Prove mathematically that there is no longer any use for Purgatory. To estimates the entire Catholic population of the world at one Hundred and fifty millions. Then ten thousand one Hundred and Twenty five catholics a die every Day. "fle�?zj3.np.pqes.Tho-Bxtr eme Case that they All enter Purgatory. A now if a plenary indulgence is gained every Day by one of every ten thousand catholics then fifteen thousand souls Aro daily saved that is one third More than the number received each Day into Purgatory. But these preceding numbers do not give any idea of the fabulous Quantity of souls delivered each Day from Purgatory if there. One example will prove this. Quot the 10th of april 185g, Pio in. Grant Edall indulgences of Tho holy land of the seven Basilico of Rosmo of the Santa Porciuncula and of tie Sau Giacoino i Campostella to each of Tho faithful wearing a Blue scapular every time they repeat the Pater ave and Gloria Bix times without the obligation of either confessing or communicating. Now Tho indulgences Quot in question Aro prodigious in number. St. Liguori in his italian work a Tho glories of Mary a vol. In Devotion 0, says that the plenary indulgences amount to five Hundred and thirty three and the partial ones Aro innumerable. Thus ten devout men repeating the above mentioned exercises ten times in Twenty four hours save each Day fifty to lire thousand three Hundred souls that is forty three thousand one Hundred and seventy five More than Tho number of catholics who this is putting a Genius for statistics to an Odd use. Of course Tho Reader will understand that Only catholics go to Purgatory. Protestants and other heretics go further and fare York timing parsing. The parting Between Napoleon and Eugenio and Francis Joseph and Elizabeth a thus described by the a a Jenkins who does things for the London times Elizabeth and Eugenie kissed Ono another repeatedly and Shook hands Over and Over again. Just before getting into Tho Carriage the Empress of the French turned round again went up to Tho Empress Elizabeth and without raising Tho Vail she had just lowered Over her face kissed her once More on the left Cheek. This Salute was received very quietly and not returned. Francis Joseph Bent his lofty head Over the pretty Little hand of the French Empress and led. Her to the Carriage into which she sprang with Tho lightness and agility of a Young girl. Napoleon who wore the ribbon of Tho Golden fleece followed her slowly ascending the Steps apparently with some difficulty and both took up places by the door where they remained standing and nodding to their Lato hosts until the train was fairly a oat of sight. single cheer was raised either out or inside the station. Napolz on Shook hands very cordially with Baron Beust and Counte Andrassy and Festetics. The emperor of a Austria took a Friendly Farewell of general Fleury and Madame do a Sling. Eugenio Shook hands with the princes Schwarzenber and Lichtenstein and with Archduke Ludwig Victor. Of course the band a Strong one played a spa rant Quot etc., the whole time of Tho. Leave taking so that not a word could be heard of the Farewell greetings _ although Napoleons movements were its stiff and Laboured As on the Day of his arrival he looked very Well indeed but i remarked that to scarcely smiled once during Tho whole ceremony of his departure. His grave and impenetrable countenance seemed set in n look of studied Gravity and to spoons Little a he smiled. The Empress Eugenie on Folio contrary was All graciousness her tight fitting Low bodied Black travelling do ass showed off the luxuriant beauties of her to great advantage and her tiny Fefie Viand Ankles were liberally displayed As Bra ran up the Carriage Steps the said Blu travelling dress being very Short and decidedly what believe is bouffe and so they Are gone and there is the end of my Salzburg a Story a the would seem that Tito Salt Lake people Are entering upon a new Phaze Tivey having., apparently concluded to defy the United states govern Mont find a a abide the the Tabernacle has resounded to the Yin Leali a a harangues of some of Tho Groat lights tin onto the latter Day saints and one and All have announced in the most positive manner that they were polygamists and that they intended to remain such. One fiery gentleman said hot a had violated and would continue to vib Lafe the Laws of Congress on this subject and denounced the government As tyrannical and unjust and As having no right to impose regulations upon Tho saints. He advised the latter to adhere to Poi game Asthon enhancement of their salvation and Tho foundation of their institutions. Elder Kimballs he of the Many wives and the oily Tongue followed in Tho Walia of the More fiery brother and asserted Tisz a Oit the subject of polygamy he k is he has fathered seventy children already and calculates that in seventy years Alcor Ding to their Powers of reproduction Tho Kimball family will outnumber the present aggregate of the saints. We Are at a loss to account for this sudden excitement Oes the part of the mormons not having heard Quot or any recent measures adopted it by Tho government in opposition to their Peculiar systems and must conclude that it has Bee warm in Salt Lake and that the ebullition of Wrath above referred to were the result of the dog Day temperature unless indeed we Are to suppose that Tho brotherhood Are about to declare War against us and let Force decide whether to or they shall take the upper hand a new York express. Indian Cotton at Liverpool. The latest mail advices 4�?Trom Liverpool give the Stock of Cotton at that port thus it 1867. 1866 Stock of Cotton aug. 17.680,100 938,270 proportion of Indian Cotton. .156,140. 389,470v the imports of Cotton from India to Liverpool from january 1 to Date had been 578,810 Bales against 1,036,321�?TBales in 1866. Tho decrease shown Here in the amount of Cotton received from India in 1866�?the first year after the end of Pur War was so great As to encourage at 3first the idea that the production in that country would fall Back to its. Former comparatively Small amount and Leavo to our Southern states Tho supremacy in the. Liverpool Market. It has since appeared however that the a Cotton production of India has been so greatly stimulated by Tho High prices of Tho past. Few years that there is every Prospect of its. Continuance and in the present year Tho Export to great Britain will to Largo. The report of or. Walton the Cotton commissioner of the presidency of Bombay in India which was published in april last gave. Accounts of a very remarkable increase of the crop of 1866-67 Over that of 1865-66. To quote from the times Quot of India of april 1 having now Given the particulars for Tho two divisions it will suffice if we merely give Tho totals for the whole presidency As the aggregate shows an increase in every item. There Are now under Cotton in Tho whole presidency 2,978,182 acres of land of which. 741,-814 Aro planted with a a exotic Cotton a subject to the important qualifications required in the Case of the Berar Khan dish these figures show 54 per cent More land than last year 18g5-66 cultivated for Superior varieties and something less than 1 per cent. Increase for the native Plant. Tho total out turn for 1866-7 of clean Cotton is estimated by the Cotton commissioners aided by the opinion of the various collectors at 148 a inn 3eii?s equal to nearly 300,000 Bales. Of Tho total number of candies 05,389 consist of tie exotic or acclimatized varieties the remaining 103,059 Beins Tho unimproved though a Large proportion of it the bettor class of indigenous Cotton. These figures show for 1866-7 an increase of 125 per cent of out turns of the Superior varieties of the Staple and a Little Over 3 nor cent increase in the Quantity of native Cotton. To need scarcely remark that thi3 estimate of three Lakhs of Bales of new Cotton Reiers strictly to what is grown within Tia presidency and takes no account 6f Tho increasing Quantity that May be expected from Tho Central provinces and from Berar a new Orleans times
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