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. A CURIOUS PLF. A. FOR DIVORCE.

THE AZTECS.

THE DISPUTE OF A DUCHESS AND…

A CAUTION TO INTENDING EMIGRANTS.

PROFESSOR FAWCETT, M. P.,…

THE CATTLE PLAGUE.

SENDING A NOBLEMAN TO PRISON.

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A SUTHERLANDSHIRE SUPERSTITION.

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Utisallairaras Jiitdligtitte,

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THE MARKETS.

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THE MARKETS. MARK LANE, MONDAY. The supply of English wheat on sale here to-day was very moderate, and but few samples were received In good con- dition. Even good and fine samples were very Inactive, and the quotations were Is to 21 per qr lower than on Monday last For damp produce the trade was heavy In the extreme at a reduction in value of 2*to8*per quarter. With foreign wheat the market WMif airly applied. The demand wa* In asloggUh state for all de*crlptlons> and prices gave way to the extent of hnt Floattn8 cargoes of gram com- ^nnart^i and wheAt oecllned In value Is moderate • nt T*16 ropply ol English barley on sale was very «nid einwio foreign, good. Good and fine malting produce ball« Rt th0 rate" 01 Mond»y lMt- For inferior tondiL trade was dull, and prices had a downward wjimency Malt was in slow request, at previous quotation*, The market was moderately supplied with oats. In the ♦?!i *or a" description* there wa* a great want of activity. Neverthele* the quotations were without material change from Monday last. Beans were In good supply, and the trade ruled heavy, at a decline in prices of 2, per quarter. The trade for peas was very duU. Grty qualities decUned in price Is per quarter, but in other kinds no alteration took place. The demand for flour was In a sluggllsh state. The quotations were unaltered from Monday last. Linseed and Rapeseed met a slow sale, at barely last Monday's currency. For other seeds the trade was quiet, at former terms. Cakes met a slow sale, at barely late rates. METROPOLITAN CATTLE MARKET, MONDAY. There was about an average supply of foreign stock on offer here to-day, for the time of year, in fair condition. The trade was heavy, at depressed currencies. Compared with Monday last, the supply of beasts from our own grazing districts was on the increase. From Ireland and Scot- land the receipts were VAry moderate. The quantity of meat on sale in Newgate and Leadenhall being extensive, and the weather very mild, the demand f"r all breeds of beasts was heavy, at, compared with this day se'nnlgbt, a decline in the quotation* of fully 4d per 8lb. The best Scot* and craises sold at 5s 2d to 58 4J per 81b. The general quality of the stock was good. From Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, and Cam- bridgeshire we received about 1,800 Scots, crosses, and short- horns from other parts of England, 700 variona breeds; from Scotland, 275 Scots and crosses and from Ireland, 140 oxen, &c. The show of sheep was very limited: never- theless, all breeds met a heavy Inquiry, at a reduction In prices of 4d per 8ib. The best Down* and half-breds rethsed 5s 8d to 6s per SIb. The supply w is mostly In good condition. Calves were In short supply and sluggish re- quest, on easier terms. The top figure was 5a 61 per 81b. Pigs commanded very little attention on lower terms. The quotations ranged from 81 4d to 48 4d per Sib. POTATOES. Although the weather has been more favourable, ery few potatoes have been received fresh up to these markets The trade for all descriptions" firm, at full prices. Last week's import was confined to 2 bags and 8 hampers from Rotter dam. Yorkshire Regents, 10Js to 160s Flukes, 130s to 180a: Scotch Regents, 110s to 170a and Rocks, 90s to 120s per ion. HOPS. Ti 2,re has heen only a moderate demand. All descriptions, how: -or, have been very firm in price. The chief transactions have been in Mid-Kents nevertheless, Wealds as well a Sussex, although less sought atter, have not bsen neglected. The Import iu London last week consisted of 332 bale* from Antwerp, 133 Bremen, 51 Ostend, and 160 bale* from Rot- terdam. Mid and East Kents, 170s to 231s; Farnham and county, 170s to 225s Weald of Kents, 168s to 1855 Suss-x, 164s to 175s yearlings, 105s to 1501; olds, 56s to 95s per cwt. WOOL. We have no change to notice In this market. For all qualities the trade U quiet, and buyers are acting with ex- treme caution At the same time there is no diiposition to press sales, and prices are without variation. Fleeces: Southdown hoggetts,ls 7id to Is 8 £ d half bred ditto, Is 9id to Is lOJd Kent, Is 8d to Is 9d Southdown ewes and wethers, is 7d to Is 8d Leicesterdttto, Is 7d to Is 9d. Sorts, Clothing, is 6d to Is lOtd combing. Is 6Id to 21 Od per Ib. TALLOW. The tallow trade Is quiet, at 44s 3d per cwt. on the spot. Some tallow la quoted at Ms nett cash. Rough fat, 2s SJrd per lb.