Wines Should be made without Sugar, Great Water Barometer, and more

1861 Scientific American  
well known for his con the Tennessee riVEjr, and fifty m.iles above the mouth fngton, The exports to foreign ports were, to Great Britain, 2,175,225 bales; France, 578,063; North Europe, 216,250; other ports, 158,030. Total, 3,127,568. This is a total decrease from the previous year's exports of 646,605 bales, of which 494,207 is allowed for England. The total consumption in the United States, including that which was burned in several places, was 843,740 bales, of which 600,357 were used north
more » ... of Virginia; this amounted to 128,303 less than the previous year. To the above statistics of the cotton crop the Commercial List states th�t there may be cotton detained in the interior, and. on its way to market, that would raise the product to 3,866,000 bales. The decrease of crop is certainly 2,235,219 bushels. The shipments by lake last week were also heavy, but not exceeding the receipts, which they had done for three weeks before, while in addi· tion the eastern railroads take 30,000 to 40,000 barrels of flour per week. The aggregate shipments by lake last week were 1,842,765 bushels; 1,804,523 bushels in the week previous; 2,100,137 bushels in the week previous, and 2,221,839 bushels in the week before that. No precise report of flour and grain in store has been made for several months. The following is the estimate of the Superintendent of the Board of Trade at this date : Flour, 7,250 barrels; wheat, 715,428 bushels; corn, 1,653,311; oats, 197,938.�
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