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The Salt Speculation. --The editor of the Statesville (N. C.) Express has taken pains to inform the public as to the chances of getting salt at the Virginia Salt Works; and has learned that the price of salt has heretofore been 50 cents per bushel of fifty pounds, but that it will hereafter be a little higher — say, 60 cents. The works are situated eighteen miles N. E. of Abingdon, and one hundred miles from Statesville. At the price, it seems to us that the people in all that sectStatesville. At the price, it seems to us that the people in all that section of North Carolina can supply themselves much cheaper by wagoning from the salt works than by paying from five to seven dollars a sack for Liverpool salt in the lower part of North Carolina and Virginia. Indeed, we are not sure that it might not be brought there at a profit. It is stated to be in any desired quantity. More About Salt.--We are gratified to announce that the day for salt monopolists and extortionists is over. The Norfolk Day Book says: We are happy to state that