Lyons is the great silk workshop 01 Europe. The large amount of silk fabrics is manufac-ured mostly by famiiies and individuals in their own dwellings, for, afld by contract with, the large dealers or commissioners. Many of these last are exporting bouses, and many of them associated with houses in the United States. The stocking makers of Paris have presented the Emperor an address ot thanks for maki', th, meo w,u I", .tooki,,,. /