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Domingo Almada, wealthy Coban, at NewYork, aged 83. May*, Richard Tattereall, the horse-dealer, at London: 6, Frederick Perle, philanthropist, at Philadelphia, aged 74; 14, Theodore Wythe Clay, (lunatic son of Henry Clav,) at Lexington, Ky., aged 68; 15, John Orser, ex-Sheriff of New-York, aged 62; 18, Hiram Curtis, inventor, at Albion, N. Y. June 5, Jonah D. Hoover, exMarshal of the District of Columbia, at Washington, aged 48; 11, Constantine Delmonico, caterer, at New-York, aged 48; 14, Moses Wingate, oldest Mason in tho world, at Hareville, Mass., aged 100; 16, Lord Arthur Clinton, one of the Boulton masqueraders, near London; IT, Jerome Napoleon
Bonaparte, Sen., at Baltimore, aged 65. July 39, Benjamin Nathan, stock Ъгокег, (murdered,) aged 54. Aug. 18, Joseph Hoxie, old politician, at Westerly, R. I., aged 75; 19, Leotard, gymnast, at Lyons ; 23, James B. Taylor, local politician, at New-York, aged 64. Sept. 19, John Kitts, Revolutionary veteran, at Baltimore, aged 108. Oct. 10, John Jourdan, Superintendent of the NewYork Police, at New-York, aged 30; 20, Major Thomas Doswell, of tho turf, at Hanover, Virginia, aged 72. Dec. 12, Thomas Brassey, the English railroad contractor, aged 65; 18, Kit Burns, keeper of the dog and rat pen in Water street, NewYork.
CROPS OF 1870.
Cotton.—The last crop proved considerably in excess of the estimates, or about 375,000 bales more. The planting for the current crop has been large, and, generally speaking, the season has been a favorable one ; so that the entire yield is estimated at 3,500,000 bales.
Wheat.—The wheat crop of 1870, in a majority of the States, and especially In those ш which thie cereal is prominent, was materially less in quantity man the crop of 1869, which was a very large one, notwithstanding the assertions of some croakers to the contrary. The reduction was due, first, to the loss of plants by an unpropitious season for germination and early growth of the winter variety, followed by an open and somewhat variable winter ; and, second, to the drought, which prevailed with great severity in the Northern and Eastern States. This reduction, ns averaged from local returns, appears to be about fourteen per cent.
The average quality of the crop was better than that of 1869. In portions of the Eastern States and in New-Tork, the grain was shriveled by dry weather. In Pennsylvania and Maryland, the excessive moisture and high temperature of June were untimely, inducing disease and causing imperfect development. In Virginia, the quality was variable; in some places superior, in others injured by heavy rain while in bloom, some flelds suffering from the midge, while occasional injuries were sustained in the stack from wet weather. In the Southern wheatbelt, including the table-lands of North-Carolina and Tennessee, the quantity was in excess of the crop of 1869; out the quality was injured extensively by rains between cutting and thrashing, though many counties report superioriiy in quality. Throughout the Ohio and Upper Mississippi States there was an unusually large proportion of No. 1 wheat. Occasional damage from rains while in the stack is reported from the Northwestern States. The season was comparatively unfavorable in Kansas, on account of the drought in July and August; but less injury was suffered than was expected. Tho Pacific Coast reports were variable.
Com.—The corn crop of 1870, unlike those of the two years preceding, was a full one— the best of the past ten years. It is a crop which yields best in our hottest seasons. A large area of the best corn region had rain enough for its full maturation. The worst effects of drought were eeen in New-England, reducing the crop fifty per cent in some fields. The States of the great corn region, including those bordering on the Great Lakes and on the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, without exception made cither a full or a large crop. Illinois, the corn-field of the Union, estimated to have an acreage in maize of 5,237,000 in 1869—figures which proved to be three per cent below rather than above the actual returns of assessors for that year—had last year fully six millions of acres in corn—an area larger than that of the State of NewHampshire. At the low estimate of 35 bushels per acre, the product will reach 210,000,000 bushels. The crop ripened unusually early, without injury from frosts, and is remarkably sound, with exceptions of injury from drought.
Other Grains. —Rye gives a somewhat smaller yield than in 1869. It was grown for pasturage in the Southern States more extensively than usual. In quality the grain was generally good. Oats were not generally so productive as in 1869. except in the South, in Michigan, and in New-Jersey. There was also alike depreciation in qnality in most quarters. The aggregate product of barley appears to have been less than in 1869. The quality in the West was generally good.
Sugar-Cane.—There was a largo increase in the product of cane-sugar. For several years a considerable part of the crop has been used as u plant-cane" for extending the area of cane culture. This extension is beginning to enlarge production materially, and has aided, in connection with the fine condition of the growing plant, to swell the sugar yield of 1870. The average condition of this crop in Lousiana is placed at eleven tenths, or ten per cent above a medium. In Texas, the prospect is equally favorable, and generally favorable returns come from the other sugar plantations.
Vegetables.—The yield was large, except of turnips and cabbages, which were much injured by the drought in September. The quality of some of the late-dug potatoes suffered from the same cause.
FnAts.—The season was one affording an extraordinary yield of all kinds of fruits.
Beef Cattle.—The supply of fattening cattle was somewhat in excess of former years, with great local variation. Iu Maine, NewHampshire, and Vermont, it was caused by an apprehended deficiency of hay and other
feed, and their condition was relatively low. A good supply was reported in the west in fair condition, A deficiency was reported in California, Virginia, New-Jersey, NewYork, and the southern half of New-England, iu somewhat reduced condition except as to Virginia.
Swine.—An unusually large number were fattened during the season, aud it was estimated that nearly four million would be slaughtered and packed during the season of 1870-71.
COTTON STATISTICS FOE 1869-70.
Year ending Sept. î, 1869-70. 1868-69.
Receipts at the shipping ports balee-2,911.121 2,100,428
Add shipments from Tennessee, etc., direct to manufacturers " 153,825 258,611
Total i "3,064,946 2,359,039
Manufactured South, not included in above 11 90,000 80,000
Total cotton crop for the year 11 3,154,946 2,439,039
QUANTITY OP COTTON GROWN TS THE SEVERAL STATES.
* Year ending Sept. 1,
Louisiana bales, 1,142,097 794,205
Alabama "306,061 230,621
Florida "22,874 13,392
Georgia "488,204 357,253
Texas "246,284 147,817
South-Carolina "246,500 199,072
North-Carolina "59,612 35,908
Virginia "202,898 160,971
Tennessee, Arkansas, etc Ic 350,416 439,800
The crop of Sea Island for the season of 1869-70 was as follows: Florida, 9948 bales; Georgia, 9225 bales; South-Carolina, 7334 bales. Total, 26,507 bales, against 18,682 bales for the previous year. Of the crop of cotton, 806,860 bales were taken by the Northern Mills. The cotton exported numbered 2,178,917 bales, to the following ports: Liverpool, 1,465,207; London, 410; Glasgow, 1257; Queenstown and Cork, 7821; Havre, 346,447; Marseilles, 8; Amsterdam, 12,269; Bremen, 158,644; Antwerp, 6255; Hamburg, 38,642; Rotterdam, 1750 : Barcelona, etc., 61,778; Santander, 200; Malaga, 4576; San Sebastian, 1220; Genoa, 14,404; Salerno, 7546 ; Gottenburg, 600 ; St. Petersburg, 8281; Helsingfors, 8264; Cronstadt, 22,990; British North-American Provinces, 316; Mexico, 14,124 ; Havana, 1912. Total, 2,178,917 bales.
At the commencement of the crop year of 1869-70, the'erop was greatly under-estimated, and the New-York market opened with buyers of low middling at 23 cents for delivery in the following December; but as more liberal estimates obtained, there was a rapid fall to 19 cents ; and the European war in the summer months, with favorable reports of the growing crop, still further depressed the market. The crop for 1870-71 is estimated at 3,500,000 bales.
THE TOBACCO CROP.
COMPARATIVE ESTIMATES OP THE GROWTH WITHIN ТПЕ UNITED STATES.
» 1868. 1869.
Virginia hhds., 47,000 38,000
Maryland. "30,000 25,000
Ohio "16,000 15,000
Kentucky "90,000 70,000
Other Western..., "30,000 30,000
Total: ** 213,000 178,000 228,000
HEADS OF DEPARTMENT-BUREAUS.
Treasurer of the United States Francis EL Spinner, of New-York.'
Commissioner of Internal Revenue A^bed Pleasonton of New-York.
Commissioner of Patents Mortimer D. Leggett of Ohio.
Commissioner of Pensions. Henry Van Aehnan^ of New-York.
Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ely 8. Parker, of New-York.
Commissioner of General Land-Office ....joseph 8. Wilson, of District of Columbia.
Commissioner of Agriculture Horace Capron, of Illinois.
Commissioner of Education John A Eaton, of Tennessee.
Autant-General Brev. MaJ.-Gen. E. D. Townsend, of Virginia.
Quartermaster-General. Brev. Maj.-Gen. M. C. Meigs, of Pennsylvania.
Superintendent of the Census Francis A. Walker, of Massachusetts.
Comptroller of the Currency Hiland R. Hurlbdrd, of New-York.
Soliator- General William A. Bristow, of Kentucky.
UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT.
Chief-Justice Salmon P. Chase, of Ohio.. Appointed 1864
Associate-Justice Samuel Nelson, of New-Yprk. 1845
Nathan Clifford, of Maine 1858
Noah Н. Swayne, of Ohio "1862
Stephen F. Miller, of Iowa "1862
'.'....dayid Davis, of Illinois .' 1862
Stephen J. Field, of California 1863
'.'.'...WrLLiAM Strong, of Pennsylvania "1870
Joseph P. Bradley, of New-Jersey 1870
Reporter .john William Wallace, of Pennsylvania. "1858
The salary of the Chief-Justice is $6600, and of the Associate-Justices, $6000 each per annum.
ADMIRALS IN THE NAVY.
R*"k- Name- State. Date of Appointment
Admiral David D. Porter Pennsylvania Sept 20 1870
Vice-Admiral Stephen C.Rowan Ohio Sept 20' 1870
Rear-Admiral....L. M. Goldsborough Diet, of Columbia.'..". V." July 16 186°
"" Charles H. Davis Massachusetts '. Feb 7, 1863
"" Sylvanus W. Godon Pennsylvania July 25 1866
"" William Radford Virginia July 25' 1866
"" Joseph Lanman.. Connecticut Dec 8 1867
"Thomas Turner Virginia May 27 1868
Charles H. Poor Massachusetts Sept. 20' 1868
John Rodgers Maryland Dec. 31 1869