Newspaper of The New York Herald, November 22, 1847, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated November 22, 1847 Page 2
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der *r rapidity with which theae circumstances may c-im^ about, no one can attempt to deter* min", b'fine, ta?* minister having undertiken to ri"2 dat* the ripply of money, it in now u martyr not of ctl-mlation according to fixed law#, but entirely ??f individual d'aeretinn; but, that nach event?, or others analogous to them, will happ*?,can onlv b* doubted on the supposition th-*t the yielding minister of to-d*y will determine, at scne tim* of far*' verer p?ril, to take his stand and to deny relief of any kind. [From the AUewmelns Z?ltung, Oct '18 ] The present aspect of the Stock Exchange might justify the belief that the worst is over, for tli* publip have largely bought lip Consols; this, however, is a very fallacious sign, for these purchases of Htock are notoriously made for th^ accounts of private individuals, who avail themselves of the_ present depressed state of consols to make profitable investments ; but this, on the whole, can be of little assistance, as the amount cannot be large. Formerly, when consols were reduced by contingencies to 87 or I 88, the public rushed into the Stock Exchange I to avail themselves of the favorable opportunity. Now, when stocks are much lower, a (evv hundred thousands only ureslowlv and hesitatingly bought in at a price of 80. .Vo/em voleni, the radical error must be reverted to?namely, the railroad payments; a few companies nave already suspended their "calls.*' but, nevertheless. more money continues to be spent than tne nation cua afford, and a still severer monetary pressure, and a greafer prevalence of distress, i- ? i? u. <v.r? fhe nnblic wnl become musi i?KC c r I aware of the absolute impossibility of going on. In addition to this, several railroad compuues | have already resorted to the dangerous means of paving their contractors in bills of exchange. The Birmingham school of political economy, which lately convened a public meeting for tne purpose of thundering away against Peel's Bank Kill of 1844. uttered nothing but smoke in their resolution, that the odium of the crisis was unjustly cast uoon the railroad disbursements, whereas the mischief was solely attributable to the banking arranuementB of Peel. This is sheer nonsense, and will produce no impression on anybody?no more than the Anti-Gold-Law Leigue, winch is but a base and beggarly imitation of the Anti-Corn-Law Confederation. The hast argument ai/ainst the opinion that the railrouds are not in fault,is the seriously propounded project to issue a new and. inconvertible paper money, bearing 5 per cent, interest, on the security of those railroads which yield an interest of 5 per cent, and upwards. This paper would ceituinly be safe , but would not such an issue of paper be equivilent ton secret confinc ttion "f , all railroad property of the 6tate 1 To this, however, it may eventually come. The railroad works cannot go on, and the only question is who is to stop first 1 If the government do not interfere, every one will go on as long as he can; but in the mean time money must remain at an unnaturally high price, ?nd by Hnd by thousands will be left destitute. t > say nothing of the immense loss of capital which the projectors will v be compelled to sustain. [From th? Furopmn Times, Nor. 4.] We rearet to state that, besides the mercantile failures, we have to record the stoppage of several banks in various pirts of the country ? The North and South Wales B*nk at Liverpool, i having numerous branches in the Principnlity, has sue urn bed under the influence of a mischievous report, which caused a run upon the bank. The Salisbury Bank (Brodie & Co ,) the Shaftesbury and Hiudon Bank (Brodie & King.) and the Shrews-bury Bank (Adams, Warren & Co.) have also stopped payment. Manchester h;?s not escaped ainid the e.xten tive ruin which has prevailed elsewhere. The | i-tiinr?- of Mr. Robert Gardner, a merchant trad- l i'ig hrgely to China and the East Indie*, be nides having extensive spinningand manufactur'1*5 establishments, has produced great surprise. The house, of It & J. Farbridge, and Martin & Hartwright, besides several minor firms, have also tailed. In London the chief suspensions have been Scott, Bell & Co., extensive East India merchants, who have, however, it is stited, since resumed business. The colonial brokers of Mincing-lane, J. p. Howard &. Co., and Charles Sutherland & Co., have also been compelled to ! call their creditors together. The latter has returned business. We regret to stHte that Messrs. Coates & Co., the buyers of goods for the American market in Broad-street, Cheapside, have Mopped p:iym""t. Their liabilities'are estimated m about ?100,000. Mr. J. S. Curtis, an old house in the hide trade, has also failed. On the continent considerable failures have fallen place ; Leghorn, Genoa, Trieste, Lisbon, and Ghent, h tving chiefly suffered. The French house, at St. Petersburgh, of C. Riva & Co., has also failed. We niny n?ntion here that the drafts of the Union Bank of Calcutta have been refused acceptance by the London agents, and have been returned, the effect of which will be serious to the parent establishment. The statement of the affairs of Messrs. Gower .?. Tk-:? i...uiKtint! y o. is inn vriy muiniawuirv. x iicii nnmnn'c ..v iM50,K52; their ledger balances are ?573,501; the j>r**.?ent valuation ol their assets only ?112.:W1 The Mauritius estates do not seem to he eapible of valuation. The debts of Fry & Griffiths are ?90,979, whilst the credits are but ?19,231. An investigation of their case is in progress. It was with sincere regret that we had to announce in our paper of the 5th ult. the failure ot the highly respectable firm of Messrs Thomas, Son, & Lefevre, extensively engaged in the Russian trade. Letters received in Hamburgh state that" the Emperor of Russia hud t-iven orders to the bank to assist every merchant that might be able to prove his solvency by his books." We are gratified to learn that Messrs. Thomas, Son &. Lefevre were the first to whom this generous aid of the Emperor was extended. In consequence of this, it is generally anticipated that the London correspondents of that firm would forthwith resume business. A statement j of the affairs of Barclay, Brothers & Co has also | been made public, by which it would appear that 1 Is. in the pound is the most that can be hoped fur the creditors, and we are afraid the dividend will scarcely amount to that figure. It is satisfactory to state that Messrs., Barnett, HoareJc Co. have announced the receipt of ample funds to cover the drafts of the Ohio Life Insurance and Trust Companv at New York, on Gower, Nephews ii Co , and request the presentation of the bills for the needful; and it has also been notified that the drafts of the Gore Bink, Upper Canada, drawn on Ried, Irving, & Co , will be protected by Glyn & Co., ample funds having ben remitted for the purpose by that institution The interval since our last publication has been pregnant with the moat remarkable commercial even's. The circumstance we now detail, which I'd to the intervention of government us transitory effect, and the resolution of assein* ? T> I ? a .J.L XT I ...111 _ I I Diing raniurn'iu on wic ioiii iu'vcmuer. ??iii un bere*dwith feelings of deep interest in every quarter of ihe globe. The stnte of commercial si fairs in this coun'ry, us well as the consideration of what i* to be done for Ireland, rendered it necessary that Parliament should meet before Christmas. It ih alto very desirable that if the 13*nk Charter Act should be infringed by the government measure the heavy responsibility which ministe-s have taken upon themselves should be relieved with the least possible delay hy the people themselves, throuijli their constitntional representatives in Parliament asseinMed. We think it right to add, however, that the best informed persons, including the banK director* themselves, are of opinion that no actual violation of Peel's Act need be ventured upon The bank directors perceive that to infringe the act would forfeit their charter : nnd before Parliament consented to pass a I3ill of Indemnity, such conditions might be insisted upon as would destroy the exclusive privileges of the bank for ever. Whilst the bunk directors themselves are actually borrowing money on stook at seven per cent, until the 2Jhh November, and charging eight per cent on similar security, and nine (*>r cent on diacounts, it is plain that, as regards money, no present relief can be calculated upon. The general contraction of all business and engagements is. however, working gradually a cure. It? fatal effects, however, ure but too evident in our present journal. On Tuesday, the 19th ult., a deputation of Liverpool merchants waited on Lord John Russell in Downing street, find set forth in earnest terms nil the evils under which the town and the are* neral commerce of the country was solicited. The government, however, firmly, but in the most considerate terms, refused the application, and in the three or four following days the mercantile pressure considerably incressed Hank* in various part# of the country tailed. On Saturday, the 2Sd ult, Mr. Masterman and Mr. G yn, at the head of a deputation of London bankers, called upon the Prime Minister at Downing street, und were immediately admitted to an audience. They represented the intensity of the . <t?'C, the impossibility of allowing matters to continue without making some effort to alleviate the pressure; that the bankers'were full of money, l?ut not one dar<-d to psrt with it to his customers for fear of a run upon him, and their statements produced such ?ffect on the mind of the Minister, that lie promised on the Monday following 10 give them an answer. Mr. Ilothschild aJso visucd th?* M'nister. When the news ofthete interview# tr-inspired a better lmg in the city was the result. Consols and ahares somewhat nil led It transpired, also, that Sir Robert Peel IikI arrived at London on the previous evening, and wa*' immediately called upon by the Chancellor "f:he lixcheoper. The interview lasted >j?versl hours Sir Hnbert Peel s?d hisladv the I following day went to Winsor Ca*rl? on a courtly visit to her Majesty, all which Was deemed highly ipnifictm that something imponant was meditated 0'i Monday, in the middle of the day. the official document was msde public.-? The elf-ct of the measure was electrical: in the pener*! eagerness of speculators for a fall to buy in their accounts the market became wild. Console in a day or two advanced, after the most violent fluctuation*, not less than five per cent upon their extrem st point of depression of the previous week. Shares of railway*, which had ; been ruinously depressed, rose ra^Iv Lon1 don and N-rth Western rose from ?10 to ?12 H I hIi )r<* Exchequer billa only rallied to about 15d to 20? discount. The susjar market became more active, and cotton and corn advauced conaidernbly The difference of opinion amongst the press respecting the policy of this virtual abrogation of Peel's bank act was most atrikinif. The London Timet, with an ill-<uppreseed feeling of disappointment, boldly reproduced nil the 1 arguments which they have lately so unflinchingly urged against the intervention of government, which was again pronounced aa most mischievous. On the other hand, the London Morning Chronicle, having urged the Government to interfere, in a series of articles, when the measure was announced, indulged in the most extravagant expressions of satisfaction and exultation. Minister* had saved the conn'ry, that journal said, and h?d given a deathblow to a most absurd law, which only imposed fetters on trada. The Morning Pott and Morning Herald were eq'ia lv unres^ryed in th?ir unbounded satisfaction at the acknowledged failure o' Sir Robert Peel's Act, which waa condemned bv them all, in th? most unequivocal terms. The Daily Xnot ? ? * mki aU aavvim/1 antutr h* tK* delight of the moment at seeing "the charm of the net of 1814, dispelled," went po far as to advocate an unrestricted paper currency. That journal said, " We cannot for our lives see in what wny the public is more benefitted bv the Bank giving into the hands of the private bankers a number of it* notes, instead ol the private banker issuing hisown notes to the same *mount, seeing that the security wou'd in both cisesbe the same " The experiencs of the history of the last twrnty-fiv? years, and all of the failures of private bunks of issue, which sprend at various iwriods universal ruin, ceem-d for the present quite disregarded. The satisfaction of some of the journals which have applauded the Government measure obviously arise, from rancorous political animosity against Sir Robert Peel; the gratificition of brin* triumphant is a source pf delight toothers; whilst again sincere conviction seems to be the cause of the satisfaction expressed by more than one journal at the virtual repeal of P~e|'g set The London Times and the ytanchnur Qunrdian, in a graver view of the case, appear, on the other hand, equallv and as conscientiously impressed with the signal im policy of tampering with the currency, but as they allege, by other causes. The excitement and rise of stocks proved evanescent. After tjie first general rush of prices upwards, speculators began to reflect upon all the bearings of the measure, and stocks became at first stationary, and then proceeded steadily to recede. Consols, before the week terminated, had relapsed to about SO for money, and London and North-western shares to 147; the price of exchequer bills, perhaps the truest criterion of Government credit und the value of money, fell to 18s discount; the cotton market became as dull and iuictive <ih ever, and prices receded: whilst failures in Manchester, Glasgow, and London, still continue to cause great dismay in tho mercantile world. Meantime, tho tone of the press generally has much moderated towards the measure. [From the London Timer Nov. S.l Look at the balance-sheets of those who have failed, and then ask whether the Ranking Act, whether a restricted currency, whether panic, whether any outward cause is tairiy responsiDie for th? result. Nay, we will put the farther question,?has it not proved in most instances a positive advantage that these houses have been compelled to close their accounts, and have not been ttllowed to go for years deeper and deeper into the abyss of insolvency. IVhen houses with liabilities to the amount of some hundred thousands | ran hold out no better prospect than a dividend of i 4*. or 6s. in the pound; when the bulk of the property was locked up in plantations, in pro; duce, or in capital advanced to branch houses, and all the balance at the banker's to meet a mountain of bills, was two or three thousand pounds; when it came out thut the house never had been solvent, if not in the memory of man, at least in the experience of the living partners ; when it was all credit, and a feeble existence was only protracted by a continual extension of engagements that must ultimately be discharged by repudiation ; when the venial weakness of friendship, or some still stronger tie had allowed a ruinous sub'raction ol capital far beyond the power of any legitimate profits to cover and repiir^in such cases as these it must be pronounced that it was for the good of society, for the purification of credit, for the prevention of still worse disasters, that there should be an early account. We say it with pain?such instances were only hidden sores, which a too lax system of credit would only develope into wider mischief of houses thus cankered and undermined can only exist by borrowing?that is, by involving tro^li viftima T h f rriHli I he rilKf 1 V(?H mil V be lion e?i and hopeful. They are hound, however, by the law of their circumstances. Their condition is debt. The longer they survive, the wider they extend the partnership 01 their risks and iheir ultimate ruin. The R?yal Bank of Liverpool is so signal an instance that we have waited with some anxiety to see how it will strike our contemporaries, especially those whose verdict for every bankruptcv is "wilfnl murder by Peel." It appears that for a long period this bank has been the jackal of one huge lion in the shape of a certain speculative house. Its credit, as last as it whs generated, hms pledged for Messrs. 15.irion, Jrlani, and Hig giuson. The manager, an able and laithful servant, having advanced a large amount upon assurances whicii were not fulfilled, would have brought the account to a close, but was not supported by the directors of the d iy in his strongly expressed opinion. He fell inio ill health, ns might be expected, under such a trial; and the chairman of the directors took his place. Under this amateur management the relations between the lunk and its customers were drawn closer and closer, till the two parties became absolutely identified. Whenever the quest ion of further engagements arose, there ensued a free conference and communication of views between the bank and the speculator. The di rectors took a review of the cotton market, and aereed to warrant Mr. Higgineon'b rather coo j siderable ventures in that commodity. By-and| by they had but little choice, Hi they discovered, I in the words of Horace?Una dm utramque * duett ruinam. They must stand or fall together ' At one time, indeed, they had almost mustered I courage to cut the connexi. n, but just at that moment another bank was broken by a similar cause, and public opinion became too excited for the attempt So it went on and on. Meanwhile the bank had made other large advances, for which it had only securities of so inconvertible a character as to be unavailable for banking purposes. At last cotton fell, and money rose in value. Pressure steadily came on Panic was | the last ounce that broke the horse's back; and at last tin* Royal Bank, which wae, in lact, a great trading company, stopped, like any common dealer, from the action of low credit on illjudged investments. It extended its risks as long hb the market allowed it. If the "tightness" cut short its operations at last, is It a mur der, or a iuM, a beueficial, and a legal execution f we have not space, nor indeed mnch inclination, to entT into a detailed criticism of the statement which appears in our city article of this morning. One thing, however, is very clear, nnd has indeed long beeu a maxim of i commerce?that merchants, being in many reI spects much in the condition of bankers, ought to invest in landed estates no more capital than i y rau safely spare from their trade. Pressure ana depreciation must come sooner or later o :.i._ ? ... i,,,i_ ,.r >^ijgai j/iaulaiiuiio aic no umt ui ucn^ l>aid over a counter, or sent through the general pout, as limeworks, or quarries, or mines, or unfinished docks, or other such heavy securities. Speculations of this sort are only beneficial when they are carried on with capital that can saMy be spared from other engagements. They are not the proper business of a banker, or of a merchant, who oujfht to deal only with lar more disposable commodities. [From the LodJod Htundard. Oct. t8.] The sacriticcs made by multitudes in every branch ot business, who have survived, or who may survive, the present storm, nre enormous, and cannot be known till (lie next free trade tinrrieune?and which ih not distant?overtakes iih. The turn ot th?* agriculturist* comes next: th^ir produce end th^ir property are, ;uid must |,C) n,P next, the helpless victims. ttscape ih impoasi* hie, if free trade is persevered in ; while mutters have proceeded so far in a course of error nnd injustice, tint. even if the delusion was abandoned, the iigriculturi.sis must be severe mifWers ? The ri?e of interest alone will pro v most injurious to them. Al'eady we hear I lint the mortgagees in Scotland have given notice that tliey intend to rinse ilie raf oi interest on all mongagex on heritable property to 5 per cent, instead oi 3? percent,i tins will ruin many proprietors. The farmers will also feel this evil: theirciish credit* 1 will be reduced in number and amount, and where j the-e remain, bi charged 0 or8 per c^nt, instead I of 4 or ipti ' uforattrljr Themm lyttern will be ext?nd?d forthwith to England and to Ireland, as regard* agriculture; and also to all house, | mill, and factory property ; in fact, to every! tiling where capital ih necessary and wanted,? i The result of the whole it?and a melancholy I result it i??that after thirty yeirs of pexc w'e . have not dminished our national debt a farthing; i we have increased; not diminished, our yarly ! national expenditure : we have, in fol'owing 1 out a delusion, sicrificed not only th? whole amount of the earnings and economy of our population during t'nrty year.', but much of their <?xp:tal; we have disunited the colonies in intere.-t I from the pirent state ; w? hive, by our folly ?nd j n?gleet of our own interest, raised foreign riv <N to wealth and prosperity, and power and | influence ; we have advanced the r.tte of int-r<?Ht among-t us so h'gh, on account of our poverty j (from which point it is not likely, if our erroneous ! policy i' continued, to recede,) that it parulvfe? every enterprise, annihilates the powers of in- I dusiry, renders it impossible to carry on manufactures to advantage, and which will quickly ! drive capital and manufactures, and cultivation and commerce, from our shores, especially when the property tax is trebled, as we believe it is ! intended to be. Iu i-hort, our burdens are j heavier, our property less valuable, and our I means less than they were in 1815 Yet all this j is. comparatively spfakmsr, only the beginning j of sorrow*, if tli<* igni$ fatuus of Oee trade is fur-L < i' j ?i ji i .iir ...^ ! llier ionowru unu winricu IU. TV c ^HUUW( ???>vi we need not, proceed fur h?r in these melancholy recollections and anticipuione. Foreign Theatricals. Ths 8acri>4 Htrinonto Society will resume It* performances at Exeter Hull. the third w?ek la November, with Mendelssohn's oratorio, Elijah Mr George Wild is negotiating with Mr Cavill for the Olympto. 8lioul4 his offar ba accepted, ha will open it at Christmas, with a comic pantomime and other entartalnmenls. Sir Edward Buiwer I.yttoo's new play, the subject Cromwell, will not be iproduoed at the Princess's until after Christmas, as Mr. Maoready's present engagement will terminate throe weeks from this time. Mr Buckatone has a piece In preparation for the Lyo*uiu. in whloh Mrs. FlUwllllauM and her daughter will perform. Mr. Win Farren, and his son, Mr. Henry Karren, have excellent parte In Mr Sullivan's new comedy, which will speedily beproduoed. The Promenade Coneerts at Drnry Lane will be continued a week over the month an originally announced, and will eonoiads with a bal masque. Mr. White's new play will btf'performeJ at Sadler's Wells in the course oi a few days. A Grand Opera, a translation from the .'tallan, will oommenoe the op-ratio season at Drury Lane. In which Staudigi and Plschek will Bake tbelr appearance. George Wleland, who has so often excited oar risible faculties, is, we lament to say, seriously indisposed, Miss Dolby receives 601. per weak for ringing at the Pr-menade Concerts Ths Frsnoh plays will be at th? 81 Jamss's Theatre, as heretofore, and will oommenee earlier than usual, under'the management of Mr Mitohell. Mr Lumley is l? treaty with Roger, the oelebratsd tenor, for next season. Mr. Henry Betty hts entered into an engagement with the manager of the Gloucester l'hsatre tor a few nights John Reeve has been playing -at Liverpool with great sucoesa. Mr and Mrs. Kean have jnst concluded a very successful engagoment at the Theatre RojaL Birmingham Mr Lumley, of Her Majesty's Tbeatre has proceeded I te Berlin to recruit for the next opera sea?on At. Berlioz n*s Deeu eiecceu a memoir 01 iu? aocwvy for the Promotion of Music in Bohemia. Great preparations are making at Vienna for bringing out Mendelssohn's '-Elijah," which it te be performed by upward* of l.OOu artistes and amateur*. Faablons for November. Capotes?The following models are the latest and most bucomlng. Satin is the most favorite material nsed by our modistes for this style of bonnet. A capote of satin, lilac rose, of the shade orseiile, prettily oentrasted with petit ooqnesot Tiolet.ribbon and grlffes placed in a slanting direction, the latter being formed of twisted laoe. to match the color of the satin. We must also mention those of the daisy oolor, of a brilliant carnation line, decorated with trimmings of damler ribbons, that is, ribbons figured like a chess board, in squares ef black and daisy oolor, a border of black lace, a deux t>t?s, being posee upon the edge of the front. Bonnets?The miterial now most in request is decidedly velvet, made quite simple; tor instance, we have a ebarmlng model now before us. made of grenat-oolored velvet, ornamented with a tuft of bleuetts composed of vi-lvet of the same color as the bonnet; and in the interior is prettily arranged a dentelle de sols, intermixed with coques of velours eplngle, of a verdant green hue. The form of the present style of tonnets are muoh the same as they have been during the summer, the only peroeptible change being, perhaps, lb at the brims are rather more closed; the crowns round a.id low. Cloaks?Those intended for the en>uing winter will be muoh longer than those worn last year, particularly those Intended tor walking, or negliges for morning wear. They are composed ot velvet, satin, or each more, some being brode. whilst others are trimmed with rich lacee or frinie. tile fa voriti- colors being dark blue, violet, Ste . without omitting blaok, which Is always much in rogue. Neglige* du Matin ?We oannet explain better what ia most geneially worn than bjr giving the following model: A peignoir of oachmlere, the oolor ecru, lined wilh crwe ; large eleeves, having an opening just at the elbows, and confined with noruds rf oerisn ribbon; this peignor is lulled upon the shoulders with revers or lacings, which continue to the lower edge of the skirt; pettiooat trimmed with five festooned flounces put ou 1 en tablier ; uuder sleeves ot plaited cambric. Dinner ; Dresses?Velvet and Bilk seem to rival each other in forming this elegant toilette. We ma; cite the two fjl- : lowing costumes at* an *x?mple: ? A robe of pink Bilk i trimmed with ruches, halt tulle, half silk, reaching to I just the aeight of the knee; plain corsege, made open in ; the lrout, and covered with petit ruoher, parting en gerbee at the waist and on the shoulders ; short sleeves ruches, and long laoe sleeves S?-coudly, a drets of violet colored volours epingle, made very full and without any ornament; low body, and fichu of blaok lace, the ends of which are attached upon the front of the corsage by a multitude of petltes coques forming evantail, and mad* of English green satin ribbon, having a noil novel and elegant rfleet. Trimmings?Amoug those most in vogue are the franges f-evilllennes. the ends of I which are tied and flottants, and wbloh bid f*lr to equal j in favor the franges guipurs, which form a sort of vol in i ] on the dresa, and are put on in five and six rows. tHliag up the whole depth of the skirt. We have seen this also j plaeed en tablier, or in a double ech*lle upon each side . of the skirt. For velvet pelisses nothing can be prettier than the Brandenbourgi point dVspirlt, whilst th:>se composed of cachmtlre or Pekin are sometimes decorated with a very larpie round braid, farming patterns somewhat resembling the coutache embroidery.? World of Fmhion. Tlie Com Trade of Europe. [From the Mark Lane Express, Nov. 1 ] Several olrcumstancts have occurred since our last which have had a tendtney to give a firm tone to the wheat trade, the most Important of wbloh has been the rtep taken by government with a view of relieving the pressure which has so loog prevailed in the money market. The terms, however, on whtoh the bank is to grant asilstanoe are of too stringent* character to be of muoh avail for general business purposes ; and wh mum uuuiriir turn wr uv uut b?c uuw luaiivrn &rn io do improved whilst the minimum rate or interest continues as high m eight per cent. The impression at first pro duced appears, however, to have been favorable, and at moat of the leading provincial market* prices have shown tendency to advance ; this tan probably In some measure been strengthened by the tone of tbe advioee from America, the aooouots received from thence by the steamship Hibernla stating positively that no further Important ahlpmenta ol breadstuff* t> Great Britain would be made thia year Another oause for firmness on tbe part of holder* of grain is tbe increasing conviction that a Urge proportion ot the potatoes, apparently sound when dug, will not keep, and that an ex tra consumption of br?ad will consequently take plaee during tbe winter montos. There has, neverthele s, been a w?nt of ftnimatlou in the trade ; and wberever sellers have attempted to estftblish an advance tbe demand has immediately been ohreked From Liverpool we learn that that market wax rather numerously attended on Tuesdiiy by looul and distant buyers, but, owing to wheat being held 3d. pur 70 lbs. above former rates, the transactions were not on an extensive soale. In flour a good deal of bunlues> seems, however, to have been done, and really good brands of American, which bad the week before been sold at Mt>, were on that day held at 27s. pur brl ? The n?ws sabsequently received from the United States had the effect uf giving an additional impetus to the inquiry for tbe latter article on Friday, and the sales they effected were at 38*. to 30s per bbl. From the principal ooneutulng towns in Yorkshire we learn that, though the supplies of home-grown wbeat had not increased much, the quantity brought forward had about kept pace with tbe demand; and prices were not higher on Tuesday, either at Leedi or Hull, than on that day se unlgbt. At IVaketield, on F>iday. an advance of 3* per qr. teas insisted on; which fceinir raid I with relnotaiiee'by the miliars. the operations were on a I restricted scale The rsporis from Bristol. Birmingham, Gloucester. I Worcester, aod neighboring placed in that part of the oountry, are of similar character, purchasers having generally adhered to the plan of buying 00)5 sufficient for immediate u ?. Oat-door work tins boon mora or less interrupted by the heavy r ina which lell at times fallen, but, on the whole, the weather has been highly auspioious, and there in r? uon to believe that the sowlog of wheat will be accomplished la a very satisfactory manner. As yet no material Increase has taken place in the deliveries from the growers, and prevlou* quotations have consequently been pretty weli supported at the chief marieU In the agricultural districts, the time Is, however, approaching when more liberal supplies must be looked for, and we are certainly not sanguine of any rise of importance In prices Our letters from Scotland state that business in corn I had been rather dull at the leading towns. At LdinI burgh, on Wednesday, wheat as well ai barley and oats, 1 receded is to 48 per quarter in prloe; and at Glasgow, | on the same day. the turn ass likewise In favor oi the I buyer From Ireland we learn that, though price* of provlj slons were pot particularly bi^U (the value of corn havI lug rather tended downward tnan otherwise) very great ' dletres* prevailed among t'je poorer olscs-s The'fact that, potatoes have been inuoh Irss exieuaively cultivated tlian usual in the sister isle, and the fear tnat thus? grown will not keep, had caused this eUiple article of tood to rule hl,{li in mine, and there Is too much r< t on to apprehend that this winter will prove almost as itls ? tr >us an the last We have egatu t?report a small arrival of ah* it co?'t , wise into London, only 49-1 ^ q's having rouie to hand Up to this (Saturday) eveti n;. The quantity exMbit.d it Mark Lane hy land-carriage samples from Kesex, Kent and Suffolk, has meauwhll" been tridin; On Wednesday there ws? scarcely anything offering, be' yond a parcel or two left over Irom the previous m . ket lay. I.arct" trans?cllon? were, therefjre, out of the ; question ; but the fow sales inadu, were at rati* which ! would ?w< difficult to hsve realised In the beginning of i \ 4 ' the tMk Ob WwtsMtUy there ?m deoiMl\y MM imeltnetton to Hay fre*h-thr ithed English wfceat, aad. luring very 1 ttle on ?*1?, faetor* ware enabled in part Lai lna'.anoes to exoeed Monday* onrreacv by In to 9* par qr. Foreign wheat still oontlnue* to com* to bftad. and no lew than .1 1 (J00 qr* ">av? arriv?<] within the laot eight day*. The greater part of thl* supply ! from plaiM lying east of (Gibraltar. aod condita mostly of Inferior Black Sea quilltles Wo bare no mean* or knowlog bow much mor- may (till be on pawage to thla Mantry. hut th? (tea-ral impression i?. that moat of tba res fl* even from the more distant porta.tumt have reached oar ahorea The quantity of foreign wheat taken of late by country bufera baa not been lar^e; aod the town millera having alao aeted with caution, Importer* bare been compelled to land The "took .n warehouse baa consequently Incrraied daring th> tnon'b, and granary-room haa b-come very foarc-v Neii'in t j Waduerday nor Friday ware the operation* large or really good i(ualltlHa fully a* mnoi money vai de.-janu- & ; indeed it would have been perfectly uaelrsa t . v given way. aa there waa not the leaat disposition N uichane more than absolutely needed for immediate u? Tbere ha* betn rather more doing In flou*. t at uo variation haa taken place in the prlc* of town m Jc American, of which only a,244 bbla have come to ?u ' haa been in improved request, particularly the finer a i t. Good branda, which at one period of last wcok we i Knarcel v worth more than id*, have lately commande d .'tfi to -J7h: and for superior port* 'i9i per bbl ha* been aaked. The ooosumptioa of >imerioan Hour in the metropolia

haa for aome time pait been very great, aod. as there i* rea?on to belinv* that no farther supplies of moment will reaoh us from the other aide of th? AtUntto till next rprlng. holders of the comparatively nuall quantity of really *wa?t and sound flour here, expect to Obtain higher terms Though the reoeipt* of barley of home growth iiavs b?en on quite a moderate scale alnoe Monday, thla train baa moved off ratber tardily; bat, in the abeance of bust requiring notloe Mont of the foreign io the market consists of inferior qualities; and wh'lst t htsa sorts have b?en treeiy offered at previous prions, w!thout exciting much attention, ?ool huavy grinding parcels hava commanded full terms. The brewers have hitherto conducted their operations with mora than usnat caution, and the demand for malt his slnoe Monday last been fery slow; the terms then current have, however, baen firmly maintained A flight Increase ban taken place in the supplies of oats coastwise, but from Ireland the arrivals have been v*ry small, and frum abroad the receipts have fallen off materially; the tfftal quantity reoeived has amounted to only 1:1871 qra. Thet principal dealers appear to be of opinion that tbera is still soma quantity to ootnn torward from tha distant Hussi m porta, and have manifested vary little deposition to add to their stocks The trade has, therefore, remained in tha same dull state as before, and beyond a trilling advance realised In partial instances on Friday for tha bast corn, no change has tak>-n place In prices Tha few small lots of English beaus whloh have bean reoeived. have found takers at muoh the same terms as before. In Egyptian beans there has not bean much doing; but, on tha whole, tha tendency of prices has been rather upwards. Wblt* per.a bava moved off tardily at the ourrsney of Monday. Hog peaa have baen la tolerably fair requett at former rates Indian corn and Indian corn meal have been saloabU for feeding, at about the priors of Monday; and In rye Hour some further business has been done at ?6 10s to ?7 par ton. Tha advices from tha north of Europe ara of vary little interest, scarcely anything having bean done, except tor local consumption, at tha leading porta in the Baltic Our letters from Danzig are of the 33d of October; slightly Increased supplies of new Wheat had been brought forward by the neighboring farmers, but the quantity had altogether been small A little lot of fine higb-mlxed. weighing only 69 lbs. per bnsbel, had realUad 6la , and for good mixed, of 58 lbs weight, equal to 49s. per qr., free on board, had been paid. There was sosroely anything being shipped; aud tha operations had. on the whole, bxenof very littlelmportano*. At Stettin, oo the 33th of October. Wheat was uuoted preolsel) Uiumau on that day ue'nnlght, equal to 48s per qr , free on board, having b?en paid for flue qualities of red for looal consumption. Ih Spring Corn nothing of the slightest interest had transpired; but the supplies having been small, high prioes had been demanded, say 28a. for good Barley, and (torn 87a. to 40s. perqr. for good white boiling Peas. From Hamburg our letters are of Tuesday's date; the stock of Wheat at that port is represented aa having been nearly exhausted; still the business dona had not been ?t quite as high priors as before. ,r>2s per qr having become an eitrema quotation for red Wahren; and v?ry good parcols. weighing 62 lbs to 68 lbs per bushel, bavins been sold at 00s. to Ois per qr , free on board. In Holland and Belgium priors ot Wheat have lately given way more or less,'owing to Increased foreign arrival* From the southern parts of Europe we learn that the supplies "f Wheat had soarcely kept paoe with tbn demand, and at most of the prinoipal ports in the Mediterranean the tendency of pr ees had been upwards. UircaiAL. Atebaoks ron the last Six Weeks Iftek IVkiat. Bar I, y. Oaf. Rye /front. Pea', ending. I. d. id. id. id. i i. i. d Sept IS 49 6 32 1 22 5 ? 3 4111 43 i Sept. 2i il 6 21 10 23 II 31 2 42 i 44 4 Out. * 3'i ? 31 0 23 0 33 3 43 7 44 3 O lit. ? il 2 S2 4 22 11 II t 46 2 44 4 Oct. 1C W 3 32 6 22 7 31 0 4? i 45 4 Oct. 23 15 2 3J 7 23 4 3# 0 47 1 47 9 Aggregate ?? r.mte at the six week*.. .53 10 32 4 22 10 34 i 44 9 44 C 1 Aveiaxe same Mine !a?t y'l.M 0 37 7 21 S 36 2 43 8 45 7 ft o duties .re now to be levied on the importation of coin or I tlour until Maifh 1st, mill. j bc*i>o.i, Novmnb' r 3 ?The arriva'a of grain and fliur from all quarters slnoa Monday, have been mo' derate, aud having several distant buyers at market ! th's morning, oaten to a fair extent of foreign wheat were etfected at la per quarter over our last quotations. In English whrnt. spring oorn, and flour, we observe so alteration In prloos elnoe Monday. Livr.srooL, Nov 3 ?Our marke.t was well attended on the 26th, and there wan a steady sale for old whettut the currency of the 19th New Irish whiat was in short supply, ana 8d per bushel dearer Oats were 21 per hnuhtil Invor I'.ui-Iav and hitnnH v?r?? In fair rsatod ?< . quest at former rate* There wan a good sals for Indian corn, but the drmand was principally in choice white, on which an advance of I* per quarter wan obtained There was no change in Indian corn meal Oatme 1 wai 3s 6ii per load cheeper, and 38b the ex'reme value of the beat uew Irish There was a good demand for barrel flour at tbe pricei of that day week. On the whole there wag more buoyancy in the trade than we have for some time 1 experienced. From the 36'h to the 39th the trade ruled firo'ly. and the advices received from America on the 38th tended to stiffen prices. On the 39th there was a full attendance at market, and a steady demand for wheat at an advanco of 3d per bushel There was a fair demaud for oats at the rates of the 36th Barley and beans were in fair request for the interior at former prices Indian oorn was Is to 3s per quarter dearer. Oatmeal was ra'her d-ar?r, nnd an advance of Is per barrel was obtained on Indian corn meal The stock of choice bar rel (lour is gettln* into a narrow composs, and on the most approved quality an advance of 3s per barrel was i obtained There wan a large general attendance at the | market of the Ond. and a very small show of samples of 1 all kinds of grain, flour, U.<s. There wasa good consumptive demand lor wheat, w-ijch sold at an advance of 4 i to 61 per 70 lb? Flour met a flow sale at tbe improve, i ment required, viz : 39s to 80s for Western, and 37s to 39^ for Canadian. Oats, being soarce, brought 3d per 45 lbs more monej; but oatmeal did not sell freoly at the | quotations Indian corn was in good demand at an adI vjinuement of 3i to .is per 490 lbs. Indian meal was held i at Is per barrel adift ice, with buyer* of quantity at 16s for U>e nest, and no sellers. i Fsench Co*!? Mabket.?The prico of corn nnd flour continues to go sloaly down in all parts of Fiance. In tbe Paris market tbe tendency is downwards; the highi e.?t prioe for flour is 70f for the 169 kilogrammes, and It Id difficult to obtalb that U^ure for ev#n *mall quantities Excellent qualltl** are at fram 88f to 88f. and in IVrior kinds from 6 If to 6Sf. Wheat is at about 84f to SAf tlie 120 kilogrammes. 1 Markets. London Montr Mabxkt. Not 8.?-Twelve o'clock ? There ara ?o further accounts to-day with naws ?f Interest from tha oontlnen-; aod from Manchester and Liverpool, iha latter* received ara not by any mean* of a cheerful character, although i hern are circumstances whio.h. a* wh conceive, may justify hope* of an inprovei msnt The amount of bullion recelved.wlthin the la*t fortnight from abroad I* very considerable, and will en! able the Bank of England to dlrcouut mora freely, perhsps, ?b oh will be some advantage, even at tbe onerous I rate of HX per cant, which ha* bean the minimum for | some days part For cash, purchase* of goods in the ! manufacturing disiriot* can be made upon very fivora1 hie terma, a* tbe excellent bills and seourliie* held by , many parties are scarcely convertible. Tbe foreign ' buyer who baa tbe means of prompt payment has, there' fore, an exuellent opportunity of lave<ting The rate* ! of exchange upon the continental citie* appear to be I gradually receding Yesterday they were again ratber i lower. The partial relaxation afforded to th* money i market ly th* recent government measure, ha* tbe na it ai *1 effect of enabling parties to diicbarga claim* upon t bem which. previously, were postponed; aud It is probable t?!?t the high rat* of Intereat may tempt partis* I to *end over bu'lloo as a speculation. The affair* of Ireland are discussed cow Id city circle* with more InUreal Ulan usual, because of the doubt as to a new loan; I hut In Mme quarters it is denied that there wiU be one The Krwnoh loan, on the other hand. i? likely to be j taken almost entirely abroad, and at a better price, acj oording to report, than might have been anticipated ' The fuuds still show a disposition towards Improvement laiher than decline, aud the markets have been of a more traoqull character this morning than for some fUvs past Console f >r tbe account opened at 81% and th- n rose to apain receded to 83)^, sod onoe more improved to to 8 % at whion ih-market ap pears at present to bnve settled ; for money they have been done at 8l K and Long Anna tle?^ 6S<; India stock 2J9 ; <to bond* 36 dis ; exchequer bill*. li.OOO, 19 16 die ; do ?61 0. 13 17 dli; do unail -J dis In tbe Foreign Stock Mark, t iher* his been little done beyond a few bargains in Umoh 3X per o?ntl, at A3 and 6S)i. Two o'clock?There is a statement current that tbe Bank of England directors ere now deliberating in tbe 1 parlor" upon the subject of dieeonntor other ecilatanoe, as the case msy be, to an establishment of some note north of the Tweed Th>se applieations, however, may be presumed to be so numerous now as to excite no ! particular remark, except as regards the ronseqaitnces j of a refusal; and we are disposed to ta exceedingly canI llous, therefore, even In referring to such matter* It is m|>qu Liiir kpiiiuu, nowtfrr, uibi in? luaai urn mtvou 10 he d?pre*ted, and th? exp?ctati< n In, tUat they will rail; if the Htatemi ul proves erroneous The atoppnge of ibe Sbrtiwrfbury Batik of Adam* and Warren, givauTn a late edition of the Oiobr liat evening, t* not expected 10 be i x?r)' Od. M?>Rr? Iltfliarda, Little, and Co have a meet lng of their creditor* to-day. and It I* agreed that their kditr* ahail be wourd up uodr the tnap-ctioo of Hoare, CumtningH. ana Prlnaep. Toe meetin la very friendly unJ uriiimmrnn, and the atateiiient Mihmltteri aa to 1-a. hlli'tei ?n I appeared to give aatlafaetlnr. 1 ha fundi alternate *e fr<i|Ueinly aa to render it difflnuit to f llow the fluctuation Con-o a a now n tiled Hi to H9!< for money, and to 89J< for asoount Kxobequ r bill* are 14* to IP* prera Money on atock for a day or two ha* bean offend a* low a* U to 3 par o>-nt par hnnum. Mark Htoflk I* IH4 to IHfl Railway "hare* have beenbnt Itttl" dealt in. 1'1'k?kco'c:t.orK?-CoMOli forth# Aoaonnt l?ftoff at mw % < \ I ? ? 4 Oct. M. 8at?r<fc?y evanlac. Although tbara hw b?en mo diminution of fee ganaratl gloom, this bM beoaou* ' of tha qale'eat iUti known In the city for aoiM tlm paat. and tb? Codfish funda bare ekoeriaDaed coapnra | tl'ely bnt littU flaatnation Conaoli. for ??oi?ev, o|??nad at to 81, 4aelloed. uudar the ln8ua??o of the ?*- ; traordloary statem-nt presented in the O if lit. of tba l aondltlon of tba IJmk of England, to 8'lK i#U*r?, ?nd ' Anally reoovered. owing to the absenee of any uuf ?wor- j able oocnrrenoe* during tba day. to tba opening prife* of w>lf to 81 For the aanoaat the lowent prloa was PO% to K and they left off 81X to % At?r busloeaa h<?ura a j further rls# took place, and th~ quotation was 81K to X ' The m*rk?t for foreign seourltlea laft off with littHa animation this afternoon. tbor>gh the ludlan improvement In oonaols may ba nald to have imparted some trill log et?a.dinasa to prices at the latest moment of bulmm Advices from Hamburgh, dated tbe JHth Ids not. quote an advance In tha rata of discount. which 1? n??w (t to 6X p?r cent. Tba rata of exchange waa looking lea* f* orabla for tbla country. The failure of Mr. L. W A. Janobl. a imerchnnt, la mentioned, but It la believed to be of amitll amount From Riga, under date tha 21 at of Oetobar. buwin'M U reported to ba in a atate of atagna. t on. and pro duoa of all kinds la declining. Tha exchange la 3}?{d At ilt. Petersburg!! an a<;ent, naraad Var'JBah- i ren. bad failed. He waa understood to ba connected with titiweriCo 1 u London.another day has passedt>ff without further failures, while we have bean free also froin | uuwa tf any Important dlsutera in the country. The ! mllur- ofH. H.lldaworth and 8on. machine- maker* and cult- ti-aplunera of Glasgow, mentioned irj Tht Timm ' y?? -lOay, will. 'it ia feared. prove a* riotu ai regards am .int. With raapect to the North *nd 8outh Wales Ban';, a corraap andent, wlo haa recently visited the districts where it -was moat truatad, says, "What particularly atiuck ma <t> my tour waa, that on Inquiry as to ?i >ki. .1.. WliUIH UUI9 Iifiu iiiuwwviOfl, Uf vii?L BfcQUH quarry bMoupxd. 1 w?i r?;?e<tedly told tn the North and South Wales Bank ' " If these statements be oorrtct *3 hare anothe. (striking illustration of the nivIom wrought by the exl?':*u;{ prtuuctln bringing illegitimate businessto ft stand. It r>p pours that Birnutt, Hom* 1 Co . having teoeivod 1 emlttanoes forth* purpose, have notifl-d their readinea* to accept for the houor ?f the drawerb the draughts if the Ohio Life Insurable* and Truat Company of N?w York on tiower. Ne phews b Co. It may be useful ti > point out, in oonner.lon with the bank returns just published, that the a mount of note* at this moment is the hands of the pu'Aiin is exactly S0U,000i in rxcps* of the amount in oir /ulation on the 1-Jih of September. 1846, when the bu',li u in the bank was within 13 OOOf. of its highest poir(t, and when It was double the sum now held The following to the stock fluctuations during the month of Ootcber. Th?* ranne bet???n the highest and lowest prices ot Consols has been 6K psr cent., while in shares it has been from 10 to lSpero int !o Consols til* highest priee was on thai 1st of th* wontu, and even u?d*r the immediate inflation oaused by wie interferenoe of Government, on the '25th ioat, tii- y were still one and a quarter per eent bdow the )N>int at which they then stood. With shares- however, the case was different?the oonsequence of tbw Government measure having been to create in most of them a -rise to some extent beyond the prlod at whioh they wo).* quoted before the panic began. Fluctuations in the Maukkt rn Dcrontu, 1847. Miguel t Latent Price tirit* jrrict Prmnt Otitebtr 1. durinf during priei. ihtmtmlA. lilt month. C nil to I? 8 & B 5X TJX 81 K.tch?qu?r bills... par to 4s pm. Jsput. 35s (lis. 16 dis. Sub) daed is a ltot (left out) of railway calls for So timber. They amount to nm.riy two millions, a ltd exceed, by about half a million the o*lls made in Fabru?ry last. As compared, with esoh of the othitr months of the yi-ar th^y show -a considerable reduction. the average beluir about 8.1 90 0()OJ. The advices from tha Auiitardnia Bmirte speak of an advance in the value of most publlo s>curltiea, In consequence of the rUe notified In tha London market? Kbanlah railway shares h*d also b?en lu batter demnid The n turna ot' olreuUtion of tfce lrl?h and Sor/.o.'i binks for the four week* ending tha 9th of October, when add"d together, give the following as the average circulation of these bunks durio? tie past month, vis : Average circulation of tha Irish banks ?S 355 018 Average circulation of the Bcotoh banks. . . 3 459 976 Total average circulation for thfi month ending 9th of October ?9,916 589 The amount of gold and silver held at the head olllcts of the several banks has been as follows : ? Gold and silver held by the Iriah baoka ?1,617.712 Gold and silver held by tue Scotch banks. . . 1 108,628 9,626 540 On comparing the above amounts of notes with tha fixed Issues of ibe several banks. ! appears that? The Irish banks are balow their fixed laaue.. ?998 Bfll The Mcotoh banka are above their fixed issue 47:1.707 Tha comparative circulation of no.es for above ?nd under 61. aaob, during the past month, his been aa follows Jlbavt ?i. Under ?5. Total 'n Ireland ?!6>6 Mi 2 718 9*> 6.35 fill In Scotland 1.100 812 2 IjO 162 "3 559 276 Total ?1,7)7 504 4,118 DM 8.914 589 The above statement" complete tho returns 'tf the circulation of notes in England Scotland and Ireland for the month ending the 9th of October, whiob were partly Inserted In this paper on the 28'h of October. There return*, combined with the average circulation of the flank of England for the ??nn period, will give the following results of the total circulation ot notes In th? united kingdom, as comi?-ed with the viou.* month : Sri>l I1 '47. Qel. 9, '17 Increase Uuik of England Xta 103,'EO j8 340,832 23U43 Private b'i)k? 4.175,171 4,341,531 )?5.756 Jomtstockb .nks 2 9 4,284 3,107 891 153.Hn Total in England ?25,232,^47 25,789.656 457 (109 Mci.tlund 3 497 525 3.j5? 97(? 62 451 " Ireland 4 018 310 5,355 6U 307,303 " United Kingdom. .?>3 778 (82 31.705.245 926,763 Showing an incoa'e of 657 0091. Itl tbe circulation ot notes in England ; and an increase of 926.703' <in the circulation of the united kirpdun, when compared with i the previous month ending tteptember 11. The following statement will show the position of the currency when oompared with the same period last yrur: Ocl. 10, '46. Ocl. 9 '47. Decease. U\nk of England ?20.28! 89' J8 3IH 832 1,9>2.<a*> I'ri ate bn-ilii 4 666.865 4 311.530 325 315 Joint dock banks 3 289 051 3.107 291 181,757 Total in England ?28 238 813 *5 789656 1.449.147 fcollund 3,615 '55 35 99)tf 105 '79 " I re laud 7.251 555 5.355 613 1 89 . 911 " United Kingdom.?39.I5'<.52 1 31,705.215 4 450 378 Thus showing a decrease ot 2,449.157< la the circulation of notes in England; and a decrease of 4,460 278/ In the circulation of the united kingdom, whoa compared with the corresponding Derlod last ymr The average stock of bullion held by tho Bunk <of England in both' departments daring the month ending the 9th of October was 8 859 31 2< , being a dtcrease of 404,01.5J.. ss of m pared with the previous moLth ; ejid a decrease of 7 323 814i., as oompared with the same period last year. The stook of specie held by the Scotch and Irish banks during the month ending Hie sith of October was 2,026,040! . being a decrease of 3 46Si, as compared wltn the return of the previous month ; and a decrease ot 726 UTOi. as compared with the corresponding period last year. Brxl np fc'.Nm.ANn ?An amount, nurouant In tha a/. Ttb uad Bill Victoria, cap 82, for the weekending Hatur day, the 23d 4ay of OctoberIssue Dkfabtmknt. Sort* inued i.2l,8#i,44,') Gov't debt ?11.014,100 Other securities... 2.984.900 Gold com fc bullion #,715 i!i\ Silrer bullion 1,ISO.091 ?JI,?6S,U5 Sai.Mi.tii B**XI*U DerAHTMItNT. Proprietors'eapl.. .?14,553,000 Oor't securities flest 3 511,43'' (including dead Public deposit* (in weightannaity)..?lS,i#9 717 eluding p.scheiiaer, Other secanties.]B,4f>7 128 Savings' Banka, Notes...... .... 1 317 27? Conamisaiouera of Ooldind4U7ircoiB 447.216 National Oeb'.aad Dividend Accounta)4.766.304 Other depoaita... . 8,5#0,50t Seven day and other bill* >47,0l> ?11361 U1 ?1? 361,351 Dated October IS. 1147. Tbe nbOTe return, when eoinparecl with that of the preceding week, exhlbl's the following reaulta An increase of olroulation (Including post bills) Of ?1 000 An Increase of reat of 19 0<>.4 A decrease of coin and bullion of 118.000 A deon-aae of public deposits of 730 4t>9 A decrease of other deposits of 94 07A A decrease of government securities of 199 170 An IncreaHH of other securities of. u03.WW A decrease of reserve of notes of 1.083,84ft Aroouut of notes In actual circulation, October 33 ?30,819 17 j Do. of ueven day and other bills.. 947.0IS f Hank of England circulation, October - J SI.285 198 Amount of bullion and cola in both departments ?S S13 fl9I Paris, Bonraw, Not 1 ? Publicstock. and consequently the shares of the princ pal railway linea.hr t? sustained numerous fluotuat ons and havw rl-en considers uiy m? i onid rose rapiair to <or mc ma iu'udi H was known on the Bonrse of Ptris ibat the (Cngltsh wiuistry h?d eome to tbo resolution of doing a*?y. a' least for the present, with tha restrictions ot the bill of Sir Robert reel relatiie to tbti emission of hogllsh bank notea The Knglish stock could not rite lour franos on the adoption ot that measure without our?. which burbeen in a state of stagnation for upward* ot tix w-?kon account of the crisis of ' h? Loudon market lla m "la? In proportion However, at London an w. II as ai Paris, a reaotion aoon follow-d, and th? Threes clo*?d at 76f nOi. But the important qu-aitoo. than of tliioao, th? denouement of which it fast ?p tiro* oiling. I* what now oerupi** the minda of all sfsoula'ora e it wail announoed. affairs have multiplied cooHtderabj* the market ha* Increased and the general opinion is that contl Jerable quantities of ft>ck bare been aoiii out beforehand Thla Net. wbioh ia b'gbly provable, ia of a nature to prevent all violent perturoatloo, and to trun qulilse those who night dread a decline wbioh persons uuacquaiuted with the meobanloism of etook. alwayidread, when a great emission of (took ll to take place, and mutt create a oontrary opinion. It 1?, In fact believed on the Bourie that the loan will be followed by a very decided rise. because the acceptation of such a mass of stock by tha greatest financial powers i* a molive of oonfldenoo for (be maa* of capitalists, and again because the decline which thn loan would occasion has aire* jy taken place, ani tlius, as in s?vcrel other oas**, it will nave betn discounted as aoon ?? the loan will be concluded. The receipts of the railway still aootlnuto attraot the attention ofth?Bours? A inuoh more rspld deoreaae was e*pecte1 lor the beginning of win sr Oreat surprise ia particularly elicited by tie results of the Nord line. whi''h e>ntinu>s ?tvlog filty per cent above the oorr-spondlng reoelpti of l?<t ywr A limit ir augmentation bns never taken plioe before, oelther in KrmCrt nor Kngiuod this ciroumHiatic" i-Xplains the stea Jin*as of tbo rate ofthls line, as well a* triose of Lyons and Strasbourg, which have given rino to considerable purchases Liricarooi. CaTTOw M????r?For the wttk snrfing Oct 29 ?We can scarcely say that there Is any lelief to our 'market The government measure, through the medium of the Bank of Kngland. was fsvorably recslvc^ I hsre. and a degree of relief was e*peoted to arise from It | and. no doubt, to some extent this has been the tile t~ 3U. M ^ . DtoaounHare to be had at a arte*. and parhapi ?' as low *wl? tli? 'kiNBiW deranged circumstances of tha oowatry, could reaaooabfy be expec>?d On Tuesday , when this me?sura b*-?m- known. Us Inftuenot was fav?ratl? felt on our market. ?n1 on tht< following day MOO to eooo boles MM sold. aiM'O of the Amerlcao being for export, at an adranoe or to from th? moat depr-fg-d business of l?st week Yesterday. however. the demand was greatly moderated, and aa ?h> Bo?t?n steamer arrived during the d?r. muny parMes held "IT business until the letters ware delivered The letters by thin conveyance lead to more favorable expeetatlrn* si to th? ex'ent of the coming crop, and under threadvloer enr market I* mora fret-ly supplied with cotton, at about )fd abort) the prices of Uat week. 3000 American have been taken on speculation. and 4000 American and ISO Sum for export The salesfor the week amount to II*],3M bales - C o Hnlt <f- Co. ?1 nnihrr Rrport ?The reasonable intervention of go Ternment, which haa been nought with so much anxious poiioitude. bai been attended with the moat salutary edicts It has imparled confidence, and has calmed the apprehensions which were paralysing the energies of tU?> whole mercnntila community. The inranH. raorer>v?r, appear to bo well adapted to the end. for, whilst the plan adopted opens the door to relief, It imposes conditions which are little calculated to raise prices or to f >ster speculation. On the first announcement of the measure on Tuesday, some disposition, it is true, was manifested to withdraw cotton from sale ; but the market has slnoe been f.ilrly, indeed fully supplied, and at prloes not more than )?<i per lb above the last quotations, or Jfd p r lb above the panic point of last weak. Toe chief feature in the demand has been the execution of oonalderable orders for export, which <t la understood have been In abeyance for some time, owin^ to tha difficulty in negotiating foreign credit, now partially removed The trade have bought but sparingly, few If auy of tha mill! having resumed work, and one important district being entirely at a stand. In consequxnoa of some difference In the matter of wag's between the mastaraand tha con seems quit* to h?To ceased, and the dealers cannot be indueed to purchase Mai-y h- Iders, to rlear out, would be t.isponed to taka very low priees Hum* bare rtcaroely been asked for: some forced s?les of (jood quality. Id rait, have been ni-.de, at SO* to 33s per awt. At h reduction of fully 4s per cwt., a few sale* of cheese were made, at. the patlio **lee, on ti?e !3lh ukimo; the bulk of the late arrivals, however, remain on hand, tbo trade teeming determined to purchase sparingly, and h>ld no nt< oks during the present orlsis. Lard we qdota 2s to 3s lower, in the fare of an almoat exhausted stock; the refiners and dealers bold back, besi'atlng to increase their u^agetm ntj until matters look brighter No Cn* Imll?r here. Th? season for grease butler is over Rice?Tba ?*lea are of the most limited character, and muoh lowi r prices have been accepted tor foroed sales Rome trsns>>elions have taken plaoe in Carolina, at 20s Si to 31s. Suit?There Is not much doing in the traan; ju?t ? quiet demand, hut prices ar- without obange Thr following are the quotations : - Best floe staved, lor hairs, 13- (id to 14<<; do h?nded iquares. I>*61; do shut* lumps. Hi to j l"2k tid; marine aud butter, lis fid; common. Sstd; rivtr freight, S<; dock aod town dues. 7d per ton. 8>-eds? Nothing worthy of notice has been done; good and One American or French red might command 42* to 41e, but there is none offering The last price obtained tor linseed was 464 per qr cash, off the quay, fjr ordinary Sicilian. Tallow Is very dull, and the salts reported reach Ml casks at our quotations Lard -There baa been mom doiog in American, at ra> her lower prioes; 49 tierces and 270 barrels are reported, at Sis to ads. aod 06 baskets, very fluo. at 65s per cwt Tea?Nearly every deseilption has declined in price; and, tinder these favorable oircum?tance?, many wboleiule bouses have made considerable purchases, durli g th- list, fiw days Tob*coo ?The tales this month are 003 viz : -73 Virginia | it"*-, u.7 Dvcuiuicu. iu nouiucny irm. owl PirmmffU. BBU I Maryland. Of there 34 Virginia leaf, 71 stemmed. 1 Kentucky leaf, and 3 stemmed. wore taken for Ireland; 31 Virginia lt??f, SI K-ntuoky leaf, and b stemmed. for exportation; and 11 Virginia le?f 18 stemmed Id Kentucky lraf, 354 itimmed, and 7 Maryland', by tbe <rad?. The import* are 2077 trom Virginia. 138) New Orleans, 17 New York, 17 Dublin, and 8 Olaftgow The exports delivered are, 81 f>r Afri'-a,3(l nmyrna, 4 Isle of Man, and '2 Drontheimj 1 be duoamlso shown above, ha* b-en veiy moderate, at iba tame tluie holders continue firm at the rat>* current. In which we make no alterai :ion. Wool - Tb* principal Incident of tne past month ; w<* a public sale here, on the 14th. of 667 bale* East India, 1 ?hiol? realized satisfactory prices Oo the same occa sion, a quantity of Ai|at? was gold, also, partly damaged. By private contract tbe (ale* h?ve been on a moat In1 igfiOcant seaie. Tbe demand has be>-u chiefly for use' ful qualities of low blanket wool*, which brancli > f trade ] is perhaps In a 1ns* depressrd state than any < tber. but ! the whole trade In general 1* suffering very mo b from | the r?*tr1ccd banking aoeoinaiodaticii, end the extreme* i ly high rata or intere>t. wbich tbe ree*nt government measure has. *o far, tended very little to relieve. It Is > to be hoptd tbI* measure, together with the announcej ro?nt of tbe early matting of Parliament, will lead to a i restoration of oontideooe, or we f. ar there will be a Very cheerier* prosp* ct for tb* manufacturing operative! for the eniulng wln'er The public *ales eommenoed In Londoo on the 91st ultlm . The quai.tity originally a-?. m utced wss about 37,1 00 bibs ^chiefly <in? colonial.) and they were exptuted to continue till the 17tb of November; but the importers having wisely determined to withdraw about 13 000 bales, they will now close about the 6th of November The accounts tbat have re ached us, so tar, are of tbe most disoouraging nature. The decline in price since onr sales In Aujui , li generally mi iu, ituu in tioiuu casxx hpij ojorx, wui'.ii is most ruinoui to the importer* tr-n at tnis serious itMrlluf. it Is cuppomd they could hardly baee ti ^ot throuub, but f >r tb<* presence of some ooDliDCUal buyers, ?h) have puicba-rd rather freely. F*mghtj?t livcaroob, Nut. 3.?iiooo our last re> P'>lt a great improreni-nt baa raanifestsd itself. and liijli'T rife* ba?? b^en paid than for aitoy months, die supply of ships hiving he*-a d< fi ilent. Oar oriwat quo* | atiiiii* are, for Nn York--drad weight lis (1.1 to 14* u-r ton; floe gnod?, 30s; coarse, IS*; hardware. 16* io I J0<, earthenware A* to 8? Bosiou-d-ad wtigbt, -lOn to fine (OOiis. 9Us to ids; coarse, lfts to 90a; nardware, -Otto 34s; enrtbepwirn. 7s to 8s rbiladelph a - floe jiods 'i6s; come. 30s; hardwire. -}4s; dead weinht. 13s | oJ to i5it, earthenware, 10s to 13?8I. BtUimore ? d-ad 1 weight. 13s to 17s 61; floe goods, 25*; ooarte. -JC?; haidwaro, SIA*; earthenware. 10s to I3?6 1 New Orleain ? I laad weight, oxoept salt, Soto l-.'stJI; flaj goods, iOs; haidwaro, lis; earthenwaro, 6s per ton Hathi. Oct II ? Cotton? During (be whole of tH* last week our ro?'knt ha* been characterised by a Mill greater d?-|<ree f laguait'. n than we previnu?ly uoilot d, 'he xCAOUnts br> unlit. from ihe Uuit-d ."Untie by ih? >teuua?r < f th? Ik' ln?tant aimouooioii larire fblpm>-ni? to our p^ri. an?l hnld'iig "U>. the prospect f their b?iu^ ,?erhai'? chortly tolio?ed by "tb>-r* uot is-* nnpnr aul, i'r-nt?ii > pre-m'e i.? r?ali?e <>n th? pa't of holders. * bi">* led io a depn cation of fO to 17 on our pri-o dio;j iju-'ft lous ttev?r-?l sai?? in arrive have breu alg > attempted. bu' al liou^H a furih-r conation Iti price ?ouid probably bare been obtalued, buyers vmui reloct.a-it to putcba-'-e beyond the lium-diale r> quir^m-nt* for oonPUtLp Ion. 1 h? atate of the Liverpool market iireatfy contributes towards >he <tepr?-Mlon tb-tt predominates here, and fr>m the gloomy nature of the ace >uot? whioh i ach fuoo?edir/g day brings from thence, as w-li us from oiber parts of England, there appears to be little hopes of a favorable ehauge taking place The sere rlty or m? ormi um nmnr mjinn'o una a'uiiuiiuea, ooairattrolal drrangtinifnt* follow itacb otber id raj.td uocttMlon. and confldaoee is for the pr?i>*nt entirely Ui;-trojed Bualnt'i" fu ^ ftry brunch I*. Ikerefore, *1 malt *r etand (till; ?nt?tru? > In* every wh?w pravaieut, none dare launch Into cx?.ni?iv? opr?'l< n?, and the f*T tr.in?acllon'< ilia-. ar? un urttken are the result of urgent D?-c???fty; and e >t Jtctur* ?,< to th* fu:nr? b9<tora-1 impo nlblo uoJar mrh a comMoation of uipropir, ou* , v?nn Pipee the r> e Ipt of the l*?t advice* frvm th? UBirvd State* our market h*? Uod?r^miH a >!l^ht impn Tt-ment, arid 18 > tob1- A*neiic n lut brand*, IH47, lo.iti l i uyi>m at 47f S'l lo 4"Jr per AO klltv Krammer iiu'y (8f J>) pa d IVatlath oni. ii to h ?i oily, 1* oiniiiHlal hit to $tt( We bare rrrnted flMyuluc Ijurnli patnffti per paokatdiip Nc* Vmk Our hUiok cohhIm* of 700 barrel* lu nil iie*ci ipttoti* ? H idea?No change ban taken place In the nil nation of our market; the drmand bat b?rn trifling, and pilot** are In a drooping condition The ?ali? tffroied wnre by auction, a* follow*, tI?:~1I58\ Montevideo, w> t tlted, at j;>4 tt) 35o; 1010 Prruaiuhuoo. dry Halted. at 44 to l?Xo, and 75*0 do dry at 4*H to 61q par half kU, duty men The market. upon the whole, closes h?a*ily, whioil may be ascribed partly to the more favorablt report* received yesterd<y as to the extent of the forthcoming orop, end partly to a fnclirg of disappointment atihi amount of specie brought by the steamer b-inir ao much In* then had been calculated upon Speculators have taken 8000 American, and exporters 4000 Awrtoan and 130 Surat. The sale* lor the week are 5 J 400 bale*.? Un'ttd Nrot'ri Ort'lbrr 30, Won'mb?r 1, i and J?The market during the past f >ur days ha* been dull and languid, end the s*li-? are limited in extent Prism. tOoo. are again da< cllnlrg ; and for cash payments from ){ii to ,'?d per lb lower lhan the rates of the J9th would t>? t ?k?u The snles for that time are about 9000 bales, including 3000 for export. LiTKurooi. Marketi, Not. 8.?Aatars?The ({uotatiors of pot and pearl are nominal, no traasantious having taken place Bark?A few casks of Pbilxd-iiphla have realised lis lu retail. The trade id very dull Coel ? Since our last we hava had a good inquiry ft?r export, * without much btHinees done Prices remain without alteration Hides?The market has been In a dull and b mry position, and the transaotione lines our last unimportaut. Iron?The fluctuations in the prloea during Octob-r have not been considerable; we think, nevertbeless, that the general and d-t'ermineJ movement now taking placH to stop all expenditure on railway*, excepting tbat which is absolutely indispensable. will hava the tendency to reduce prices generally. No matsrint reduotiou may take place immediately. as we understand irma of ihn mmitiirH ftra innnlied with nrdvM for inma months to coma ; but. under the pressure of poblio opinion, many orders given may ba suspended or countermanded; and tbo?? now employed in making rail* and special derorlptions may have to adapt their machinery to the manufacture of mtrcbant. In wbiah there it maeh compeliiion, and tbo result would necessarily be a reduction in price. The Seoteb matter* are scarcely producing an average quantity of pig; and tha favorable prices quoted iu the States newspapers by the last steamer, will teud to shipments and the reduction of stooks, whioh is now considerably b?iow the averngn. Judging by the present aapeot of ad-tire, a diminished oorisuEuptioD for railway and other purposes ia England aud a small export, at least, for som^ months toooms, trout abrcad, we are disposed to tbiuk that tbis article ?n*y be reduo'd in value, aud that it may be desirable .shortly for nor Amerioan friends to purchase largely from u*. We quote present prices in Liverpool?H* 1 Scotch pig. ?3 IS?; merchant bar. 49 />s; best rolled, X10 10s; sheet, ?11 10s ; hoop. ?11. Naval ScoresSales of rosin progress slowly at 2c Id to 3a Bd for common asnber. and 4s 6<1 to 6s tor tine transparent The business done in rough turpentine has been at 7s S i, and a fsw sales of spirits have been effected at 40< to 4is Oils ? In olive the purchase* have been limited to small lots only. The sales of flub are still small: about 7 turn of ' right sperm have been tak*n at XSipertuu Sued continues dull, akd linseed has sg*in been sold at a decline in price. Oil of turpentine 1 a< been offered more freely ; the rales, however, are of no Import?nc?. About 600 tuns of pala hx? been sold tor export on rattier easier term* ; besides wbich, 100 tuns at ?38 10s to ?19. and the market clo-en firm. Provisions?The market bas been in a vary dull and languid stata s noe our last report, and all articles of the trade have been much depressed Sales of beet and pork, exoept of the finest mens and eastern prima mats, cannot be made, even at a very serious reduction, and tbe quotations must be considered in a great measure n< mioal for all hnt the vurv flneat narrtpln The ricraunil for ha