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The Markets.

--The subjoined rates ruled yesterday morning in the 1st and 2d Markets. It will be observed that they are outrageously high, but we have some hopes that the days of those vampires in our midst who are grasping after your last dollar are numbered, and that a reasonable scale of prices will be adopted and enforced for all the necessaries of life: Butter $4, bacon $2.75a3 per pound, lard $2.25 per pound, beef $1a1.25, lamb $1a1.25, veal $1a1.50, shoat$1.25a1.75, sausage (scarce) $1, chickens $2.50a7 per pair, ducks $5 per pair, a live coon (what on earth can be wanted with him) $25, salt herrings (two-thirds spoilt) $4 per dozen, corned shad $2.50a3 a piece, eggs $2a2.25 per dozen, cabbage (about the size of a coconut) $1a1.50 green corn $1.50a2 per dozen, sweet potatoes $24a26 per bushel, Irish potatoes 50a75c, per quart, snaps $1 per quart, peas 75ca$1.25 per quart, butter beaus $1a1.50 per quart, onions $1.25 per quart, egg plastic $1a2 a piece, tomatoes 50ca$1 per quart, country soap $1a1.50 per pound.

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