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Foreign Failures. --Messrs Pedroso & Co., one of the best known banking and commission firms in Havana, have been compelled to suspend payment. It is said they asked for a loan of $300,000, offering for security real estate in the city of Havana worth half a million; but were unable to obtain it. They went into business a few years ago with a capital of $2,400,000, most of which it is supposed was invested in sugar estates. They were considered strong, and were highly respected. The for a loan of $300,000, offering for security real estate in the city of Havana worth half a million; but were unable to obtain it. They went into business a few years ago with a capital of $2,400,000, most of which it is supposed was invested in sugar estates. They were considered strong, and were highly respected. The London papers announce the suspension of Mr. Thomas Dowling, of London and Birmingham. He was engaged in the lumber trade, and his liabilities are estimated at £50,000.
nt of Augusta, Ga., just returned from a business visit to Kentucky, says that Mr. Breckinridge informed him that he had no doubt that Kentucky would soon secede. The dry goods trade in New York, this week, has been unusually dull. The demand for military goods has even fallen off make really. A citizen of Charlotte, N. C., who has invented a gun which will fire 120 balls per minute, has gone to Montgomery to have it patented and accepted. It is stated that Commissioners from Havana have gone to Montgomery to confer with the Confederate Government concerning Southern shipping at Cuban ports. An Israelite, of the name of Teasel, has been made a Professor in the University of Vienna. This is the first instance of the kind. A new projectile has been invented in France, weighing ninety pounds, which, falling in a column of troops, is expected to kill a hundred men. The Louisville Journal states that a dispatch was received in that city on Sunday to the effec