Press enter after choosing selection

From Havana And Mexico

From Havana And Mexico image
Parent Issue
Day
17
Month
August
Year
1860
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

New Orleans, Aug. 13. Tlje stcamer Bienville, from Havana on the 8tb nst., bas arrived. Sho roports liaving experienced a terrino hurricane in the Gulf, and was corapelled to lay to 48 houra. The city of Havana was henlthy. Sugar buoyant at 8 1-4 a 8 1-12 reals. the stock at Havana and Matanzas was 290,000 boxes. Molasses quiet. The steamer Olydo arrived at Havana from Vera Cruz on the 2d inst. Tbere had been a sovero hurricane on tho Mexican coast. The schooner Oregon, from Mobile, was lost; passengers and crow saved. Miramon's army had boen routed by by the liberáis, in attempting to escape from Lagos. At the latest accounts Miramon was at Leon, surrounded by the liberáis. Robles had abandoned Jalapa. The principal towns in the valley of Mexico had rison and pronounced for the liberáis. Tho Spanish Minister threatened the bonibardment of Vern Cruz. fsj Garibaldi was fifty-three years old on tbs 19thof July. On that night thero was a general iliumination in Nar pies in honor of tho event. The ministers of Government made a funny mistake. Thoy tbougbt the movement expressivoof confidenoe in the Government, and illuminntcd thoir own houses, while t'ie Papal Nuncio, in his enthusiasm,illuminatcd with thrcts colon. jL2L" "Whenthe improvemenfs now büing mr.de on Canal street, New OrIoan3, are completed, tluit street will be the most inngnificent in tho United Statos, if not in the world. being eight miles in length, extending fi-om the Missisaippi river to Lake.lPonshartr:iin, and nearly two hundred feet wide, with a parterre promenade iu the centre, of forty feat in width. At all the grand crossings, nionuments or fountaitis are to be ereoted. Alretidv Clay's monumeat stands at the junction of St. C'iarles and Canal street, and it is now proposed to erect a spkmdid monumunt to Fukon, U be placed at thü heacl ol 'ie s'.rcot froating the Miísijeipfi.