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pon the success of speculators in getting control of it, and holding it in quantitities to make it scarce during the packing season. In order to prevent this sharp practice of the speculators, it might be well for individuals, or clubs of individuals, to send orders direct to the manufacturers at Saltville, Smythe county, Va., accompanied by checks on any of the banks of Richmond, Petersburg, Lynchburg, or Norfolk, for the purchase money. The name of the manufacturing firm is Buchanan, Stuart & Co. We believe the price at Saltville is seventy-five cents a bushel, together with the cost of the barrel or sack it may be shipped in, which is added. This firm itself holds a monopoly of the business, and have put their price too high; the usual price at the Salines having heretofore been fifty cents. We believe, however, that seventy-five cents will satisfy them, as it certainly should do, being, if we are correctly informed, from four to six times the cost of the article. On the