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d reservoirs will be arranged by means of stop cocks and pipes that the water can be drawn at pressure from any one of the several compartments, for the purpose of cleansing or making any repairs to them. "The very turbid character of the James river during freshets might lead to some apprehensions with regard to clogging up, to which the filtering medium might be subject during such periods.--But when we come to consider that the water of James river is never very turbid for more than fouJames river is never very turbid for more than four or five days at a time, and that there will be no difficulty in stopping the pumps at such times; and also, that the water will be some twenty days in passing through the different compartments of the reservoir, it is evident that by this arrangement the water will have ample time to deposit its sedimentary load before it reaches the filter beds. "If, however, at any time the filtering medium should become clogged, the filtering process will be so arranged that the action of the water in
the subjects of the reflections of the commercial community — and they throw such a cloud of doubt and danger over the future that commerce is, as a consequence, greatly depressed. Money is scarce, and enterprise painfully trammelled. Below we renew quotations of last week: Apples.--Northern $2.50 @ 3.50; Virginia $1 to $2 per bbl. Bacon.--Sides 12 ½@12 ½c.; Shoulders 10@10 ½c.; plain Hams 12; Sugar-cured 13@13 ½c.; Todd's Sugar cured Hams 15 Bags — Seamless Bags, 25; Manchester do., 19@23; Gunny do., 12@14 Beans.--White $1.37 ½@1.50 per bushel. Beeswax.--32 to 33--active. Brooms.--$2@3. according to quality. Buckets. &c.--Painted Buckets $1.87 ½@$2 dozen; three hoop Painted Pails $2.25@2.50 dozen; heavy Cedar Tube, nest, $3.50@5 nest; heavy Cedar Feed Buckets $6.50 dozen. Butter.--We quote good Butter at 20 to 25; inferior 8 to 10 Candles.--Tallow 15 lb.; Jackson's 15; Hull's 16 cts.; Adamantine 20@23; Sperm 45; Patent Sperm
Sales of Stock in Richmond. John A. Lancaster & Son, No, 197 Main st. two doors above Farmers' Bank, for the week ending November 15, 1860. Virginia 6 per cent. Registered Bonds, sales $88. Richmond City Bonds, sales $90, flat. Petersburg City Bonds, last sales $90--no — recent sales. Lynchburg City Bonds, last sales $90--no — recent sales. Norfolk City Bonds, last sales $78--no — recent sales. Exchange Bank Stock, last sales $104 ½. Farmers' Bank Stock, last sales. $100. Bank of Virginia Stock, sales $70. Bank of the Commonwealth Stock, last sales $97, no recent sales. Richmond and Danville R. R. Bonds, guaranteed by State of Va. No recent sales. Virginia Central R. R. Bonds, guaranteed by State of Va. No recent sales. City of Petersburg Bonds, guaranteed by State of Va. No recent sales. Old Dominion insurance Company Stock, last sales $28. Richmond Fire Association Stock, last sales $40, no recent sales.
The Virginia and Tennessee line. We have noticed the presence in our dock of another of the vessels of the new Virginia Liverpool line. The Pioneer, very appropriately named, was the beginning, the feeble and humble beginning, if you choose, of a great and laudable enterprise. But there must always be a beginning, and even a railroad train, the fastest of man's creation, begins its movement slowly, and warms gradually up to its work. There was a time when the James river could boast quite a handsome fleet of ships, engaged in the European trade, and a house is still standing at Yorktown, on the York river, which was used as an importing house for New York merchants before the Revolution. But both these noble streams have for many years been deserted by foreign shipping, and the coastwise vessels that are now numerous in our waters only come to bear off to the great commercial centres of collection and distribution the produce that is brought to our shores by the railroads an