When not able to ascertain the weight definitely, railway companies make the following standard of weights in bulk.

Articles.

Pounds.

Salt..................................... Per bushel

70

Eggs........................................Barrel

200

Bark........................................ Cord

2,000

Barley...................................... Bushel

45

Apples..................................... Bushel

50

Liquors...................................Per gallon

10

Charcoal.....................................Bushel

22

Buclwheat................................... Bushel

48

Wood-oak..................................... Cord

3,500

Clover seed.................................. Bushel

62

Hides (green)...................................Each

85

Ice, coal, lime.................................Bushel

80

Ston, dressed...............................Cubic feet

180

Plastering lath............................. .Per 1,000

600

Wood - hickory.................................Cord

4,500

Bricks, common................................Each

5

Nails and spikes.................................keg

106

Sand, gravel, etc.........................per cubic feet

150

Ston, underssed................................Perch

4,000

Articles.

Pounds.

Beef, pork, bacon................................Per hhd

1,000

Salt fish and meat...............................Per firkin

100

Ashes, pot or pearl.................................Barrel

450

Butter, tallow, lard................................Per bbl

333

Coke, and cake meal...............................Bushel

40

Resin, tar, turpentine...............................Barrel

300

Onions, wheat, potatoes............................Bushel

60

Bran, feed shipstuffs, oats...........................Bushel

35

Liquors, malt and distilled...........................Barrel

350

Apples, and barrelled fruits.........................Bushel

200

Grain and seeds, not stated........................ Bushel

60

Timothy and light grass seed........................Bushel

40

Hides (dry), salted or Spanish.........................Each

33

Shingles......................Per M., short, 900 lbs., Long

1,400

Lumber -pine, poplar, hemlock. .Ft. b. m

4

Lumber - oak, walnut, cherry, ash, Ft. b. m

5

Oysters........................Per bushel, 100 lbs., per 1,000

350

Flour and meal.................. .Per bushel, 56 lbs., Barrel

216