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THE DAILY EVENING 'TELEGRAPH PHILADELPHIA, THURSDAY, JULY 9, 1868.
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The Lire of a louf.
I. TBS BUD.
Clone within a downy cover
Hare At rest I lie,
Half awake and half in slumber
While the storms go bf.
Sometimes vague impatient strivings
Stir my life within;
Hopes of Imion something worthy,
Longing to begin.
Then again a soft contentment
Uroodeth o'er my state;
When the time comes I am ready;
Until then I wait.
II. THE LBAFLKT.
Is this then life ? 'Tis glorious, so fair !
The solt sweet breezes playing round our
Dent,
The Summer fragrance growing everywhere,
The happy birda low cooing in their nest.
What meant the fear with which we put on
life f
It is all good, and hope comes after joy;
Come anything in this delightsome strife,
Storms cannot daunt us, sunshine cannot
cloy.
III. SUMMER LEAP.
Kiss me, kiss me, kiDgly sun,
Till I glow with crimson light,
Till along my veins shall run
Liquid lustre glistening bright.
Iet thy touch so piercing sweet
Hold me clone and thrill me through,
Till I faint with lauguM heat,
Till for rest from thee I sun;
Iftar nie not, O king of light !
It me die within thy sight.
IV. AUTUMN LEAF.
I wonder what has vanished from the world;
It was so bright a little while ago,
And now we leaves upon the brauuues curled
Hang wearily, just swaying to aud fro.
The sun shines on, the crnel biting sun;
He will not vail one smile to ease our pain:
What matter that, so his great course is ruu 1
The subjects sutler, but the king must reign,
We are too weary even to complain.
V. FAI.LF.tf.
The desperate clutch at the last weak hold
Grows looser aud looser and looser;
The dizzying leap into depths untold
Comes closer and closer aud closer.
Quivering, shivering,
Drawn troua below,
Where shall we vanish to ?
How shall we go ?
Leaving the upper air,
HaviueS8 everywhere,
Fallen on dull despair.
Here we lie low.
VI. ASLEEP.
Let roe sleep, it is so sweet to slumber,
All of sweetness that remaineth still;
Swift the drenching rains and frosts of winter
Rid the earth of worn-out things of ill.
It may be some good there was within us
May survive this discipline of pain;
May not die, but change its outward sub
stance, May revive in other leaves again.
The English House or Lords.
HOW THE I'EEKS AKE INDIFFERENTLY REGARDED.
Itondon Correspondence of Boston Post.
The House of Lords has so far faded out of
public attention that it stands a chance ere
loDg of having its debates known only in their
tendency. For a loDg time past only three of
the daily papers have professed to treat the
upper House npon the same footing in this
leepect as the Commons, aud the three have
now declined to two. 1 believe it is literally
the fact that the Daily A'e.ws, the Stur, and
the 'Jtlfyraph, each have one reporter to deal
with the House of Lords as he thinks fit,
while in the Commons nine or ten reporters
on each journal follow each other in quick
euccession. Indirectly, this fact Bays much
lor the altered fetliug towards the House of
1'eers. It is felt that the discussions amongst
the Dukes, Fail?, aud Marquises are bo feeble
and conversational, that it was a waste of re
sources to put six or seven writers into their
gallery to record the remarks that were made.
The only occasions on which I have visited
the House of Lords this year have
served to encourage a lower estimate of their
cervices. A few elderly gentlemen gossip to
gether for half an hour, one of them now and
then risiDg, and altering his tone into the or
thodox Bound of a.speech, but really changing
Lis observation in very little else. The Irish
Church question must serve presently to stir
them up, and we shall have set orations from
the Tory Lords, and several semi-discourses
from the lnshops; but these spasmodic out
bursts but make the ordinary silence the more
perceptibly felt. The day is coming when the
House of Lords will be transformed, so far as
its legislative power is concerned, into an eleo
tive, not an hereditary senate an assembly
Selected from the honest as the rich, the mtel
liceut as the ignorant; in which property will
cease to be the necessary title. The first step
will be the creation of peers for life; aud if the
Lords oiler stubborn resistance to the me a
sures of the next House of Commons, this
proceeding is tolerably certain of being
adopted.
There are certain members of the House of
Loids who render something in return for
their dignity I mean the law lords. To have
to hear Scotch appeals on a broiling hot sum
trier's day is a duty which some men would
feel was insufficiently remunerated by a title
hen there is a debate in the Lommoui on
any question of Scotch law it is left to the
Scotchmen themselves. A discussion in Ureek
would be much more intelligible to the mass
of the members. Probably this will alays
reiruia to, for Scotch lawyers believe that
their jurisprudence, its outlandish jargon in
eluded, is the finest in the world. To show
liontou readers what Kuglish law lords have to
fuller, I subjoin a Scotch rule cited to the
House of Lords last week during the hearing
of an appea case:
"It is always declared that such tailzies shall
only be allowed in which the forsaii irritant
and resolutive clauses are insert in the procu
rators of resignation, charters, precepts, ami
instruments of saesing; and the original tailzie
once produced before the Lords of bession judi
tially. who are hereby ordained to interpose
their authority thereto, and that a record be
made in a particular register book to be kept
for that etlect, wherein shall be recorded the
names of the maker of the tailzie and the aires
of tailzie, and the geueral designations of the
lordbbips aud baronies; aud the provisions and
conditions contained in the tailzie with the
forsaid irritaut and resolutive classes Bub
joined thereto, to remain in the forsaid
register, ad ptrjirluam rc.i memnriam, ami
for which record there shall be paid to the
Clerk of Register and his deputy the same
dries as paid lor the registration of oeasings;
and which provisions aud irritaut clauses shall
be repeated in all the subsequent conveyances
of the said tailzie; and being so insert, his
Majesty, with advice and consent forsaid,
declares the samine to the real and ettectual
not only apainst the contraveneers and their
lures, but also 2inBt tlielr creditors, com-
priiers, adjadgers, and other singular suc
cessors whatsoever, whether by legal or oon
ventionaVtitles." A pension of 6000 a year cannot be too
jnnch for an ex-Lord Chancellor, who is ex
pected to master phraseology of that kind.
NIA QARA SHIP CANAL.
A Blftalflraat Stat.m.at f tk New
&BlaBt aad Waster Dintid,
From the Chicago Tribun.
We find in the Boston Advertiser an elabo
rate article showing ths vital importance to
Boston and New England generally of the
early completion of a ship canal around the
Falls of Niagara. The article is replete with
interest, and gives fa;ts, the full force of
which are beginning to impress the New Kng
land people seriously. The gradual falling
away of loreign trade under our system of
fearlnl taxation, and the overwhelming in
crease of domestic commerce, have had a
wonderful effect upon the seaboard cities.
The lakes, the rivers, and the railroads
of the interior are the agents of a
commerce to which a score of seaports are not
essential. New York has attracted the great
bulk of the foreign trade, and its recovery
by Boston is conceded to 'be out of
the question. New York' lies between
Boston and the West, and her pros
perity is largely due to the Krie Canal.
But a ship canal around the Falls
of Niagara has become indispen
sable to accommodate the Western com
merce. New York has blindly refuse 1 to
enlarge her canals or to make them free.
The West has to be taxed for transporta
tion to a point that almost admits of foreign
grain at competitive prices. If the trade of
the West cannot find its way by rail or ca
nal, at reasonable rates, to the Atlantic, it
must find the other and the most natural
route, and that is by the St. Lawrence. With
out in any way suggesting that the territory
on both Eides of the St. Lawrence, from its
mouth to its source, be made part of the
American Union one moment sooner than that
marked out by fate for that event, we may
state that the necessities of Western commerce
for an ontlet to the ocean render the acquisi
tion of British America at some time inevita
ble. The country will never consent that
American commerce shall pass down the St.
Lawrence in a foreign territory, any more than
it would consent, sixty years ago, that the
Mississippi should flow through foreign soil.
The writer in the Adverlisr gives some rea
sons why the St. Lawrence must become the
highway for Western products. 90,000,000
btihhels of wheat were moved from Chicago
and other Lake Michigan ports in 18G7. In
addition to these, Chicago, in the same year
forwarded:
H or. bbla fiVUMO
Polk. bUlS 3YUIK)
Hetf. l)l)N 3J ODD
ilam, bbls ..... 1,50(1
The ret ult of this vast trade ha3 been to
produce a commercial navy on the lakes,
which is compared with that of New York and
Boeton, as follows:
"NEW YOUK, 1807.
American. Foreign. Total.
No. (if . of No. of
vtffels. Ton'ee. vessels. Ton'eo. veasel-i.Ton'fro.
1MU 1,027,70.'! 27'Jl l,7ii772 40UU 2 701.4S0
Averese Mze of vessels, 017 tons: ID urrlvaiy per
Cuy for 12 months.
CHICAGO, ING7.
Amerlcnn. ForelKU. Total.
So. of Mo of No. of
vessels. Tor 'i. vessels. Ton ee. venola. Ton'eo.
12,074 2Vl,41(i 150 41,150 12.2'iO 2.5SS.672
Average bI.h of vessels. 210 ton:.?) arrivals per
day fur the season of nnvlatiou 8 months.
BOSTON, 1S07.
American. Fortlgu. Total.
No. of No. of No. of
vessels. Ton 'Re. vessels. Ton 'ee. vessels. Ton'tre.
6fS7 7.U..O 2771 47lj:i3 27li"f 7'J 318
Avernee size of vesse's. 250 tons: VA arrival
per day lor 12 months.
This trade is increasing with rapid progres
sion, the present lake commerce being the
growth of the present generation. The average
lost of moving a bnshel of corn from Chicago
to New York in 1807, by lake, canal, and
liver, was thirty-three cents and two mills. It
cost five cents additional to take it to Boston.
The cost of moving corn by rail from Chicago
to the seaboard is one and a half pur cent, per
mile, which is calculated at 45 cents per
buthel. But the crops can never be moved
by rail. One UOO-ton vessel can carry as many
bushels as 100 freight cars. It is estimated
that the cost of conveying a bushel of grain
from Chicago to Boston via a canal around the
Falls of Niagara and the St. Lawrence river
will be thirty cents. It is estimated that a
direct commerce between Chicago and Boston
would thus spring up which would be more
profitable to Boston and to the navigation in
terest than the foreign trade, which is now
mostly lost, ever was. Low fr ights would make
Boston a market for Western products, and
New Fngland manufactures will find a market
in the West. This view is thus summed up: -"We
have endeavored to show some of the
benefits that would result to the commerce of
Boston from this canal; but equal good would
come to the manufacturing interests of New
Fngland a great market would be open for
goods which are now prohibited by high
li eights, and in the redaced price of food
which would follow this work, her operatives
would be placed more on a level with those of
hurope. ihe cheapening of the food of a
nation is generally a difficult problem to solve
in this case it is simple and easy, and the
process carries with it many collateral ad van
laces.
Boston commerce and Boston trade are on
(he decline; the decline of Boston is the de
cline of all New England, and until a measure
becomes essential to the benefit of New hue
land and Boston, it has no merit? according to
the system or political economy which pre
vails Kast of the Hudson. A ship canal around
the Falls of Niagara is a direct necessity. Its
lion construction is an annual charge of from
ten to twenty cents per bnshel upon all grain
of the West moved to the East. Supposing that
sum to be paid by the consumers, then it has
tten to much added to the cost of the bread aud
n eat of the people of the Eastern States. They
Lave enjoyed the luxury of paying ten cents
per bushel extra for their corn aud wheat,
and, in proportion, for their flour, beef, pork,
lard, aid other Western products, in order to
lerpetuate the monopoly of transportation in
the Erie canal. It is no longer, however, a
question of extortion; it is a question of capa
city. The caual aud the railroads combined
are not equal to the task of moving the Western
erops to the Atlantic, ihe additional high
way mubt be furnished, and very soon
Private enterprise and capital will flud it to
be a source of profit, and private enter
prise and capital may yet transfer from the
Atlantic to the St. Lawrence the united centre
of the foreign and domestic commerce of the
United States.
The new Catholics of Vienna and vioinity
have orgauized under the ministration of the
Rev. Karl August Forstner, aud put forth a
long confession of faith. They renounce alle
giance to tbe l'ope and the bishops of the
Catholic Church, and will hold all their ser
vices in the language of the people. The Rev.
Karl AugUBt Forstner is in friendly corres
pondence, with the celebrated Johanu lionge,
who is about to visit Vienna,
CITY INTELLIGENCE.
for additional local itbms outbid rAOM.
Annual Commrncgmint. The annual com
mencement of the Haverford College took place
yesterday morn m?. TbeUollcee is situateJ on
the line of the Pennsylvania Railroad, a stiort
d'Ftatice from the city. A large number of per
sons were in attenditnce. The following subjpets
were dwelt on by the different graduates: Au
English oration, "Ihe Christ oi History," Jo
seph Henry Wills, Mount Holly, N. J.; an Kng
lir h orutioii, "Conteit and Victory," bv Edward
llai sen Ccok, North Vassalboro, Maine; an
Kngbsb oration, "Michael Faraday," by Louis
Starr, Philadelphia, Pa.; an EnsliMi oration,
''i'be h mid tic and Eotausiast," Bi-njwutn U.
Sattcrth aitc, Oxford Valley, Pa.; an English
oration, "l.anoiarc est Orre," 8. Fmley Tom
linson, Bush Hill, N. C; an English oration,
"Ihe .Science of Languuije," Alexis T. Cope,
Philadelphia, Pa.
The number of students nt the college during
the pact j ear whs 54, about the tame ai in th-;
year preceding. Tlie total expenditures for the
year rmiim February, 1808, amounted to
$21, 3i9-22; the receipts lor board and tuilnn,
$1:1.0(10. and lu addition on tree scholarship,
$I.Hi2fin; the receipts from nllsoutces re actum,
witbiu $1,340'3 ol the whole nmouut expended.
There is a fnrm connected with the college, the
products of which yielded last year tbe sum of
$4,430'04. In the report of the Board of Mana
gers lbe hope is expressed that some pluu may
t e oeviscd win reby the college may more fuily
Hike its place as a component part of the
educational yybtem of Friends throughout the
country.
DKATn by Violence. An investigation was
con nit need yesterday by the Cornier, in the
cae ol Michael Brady, who died at the Penn
sylvania Hospital on Mouday night; it w.is re
ported that he had been overcome by the hev,
tun upon makiug au examination, it was found
tbhtihcskuil of Hie deceased had been fr.ic
tuicd. Tbe deceased was employed in drlvim
an ice wagon. Otlicer Kwitig te-dified that he
found Brady m the ard of Mr. BicMoy's esU.
blishnietit, in Market street, near Sixteenth, aD-
parcntly io a tit. Ice waj used on his head, but
witboul ictiet, and tie was removed to the Hos
pital, where he died. Dr. 8hapleiih, who made
post-mortem examination, testinea tnat no
t'oui d a trial eular wound on one side of the
bad, au injh above the right car, the bone
being fractured. The wound was caused by a
kick, mallet, or eoaie other instrument, aud the
deceased came to his deifth by violence. One
witness testified that tbe deceased informed him
(witness) that his horse cot Irigbteued at a
locomotive, and shied, throwing him (deceased)
from the cart to the street, lue luriner Hear
ing of witnesses was postponed.
Wills' Hospital. The following is a report
of operations performed at Wills' Hospital lor
the month of June, 18GH:
J'nticnts admitted in Juuu Males, 12; female,
2. Total, 14.
Patients fiitcha'ccd m June Males, 11: fe
males, 5. Total, 19.
i'at.ents low in hospital Males, 9; females,
Total, 14.
Surr eal operations performed in June On
home patients, 7: on di.-pensary patients, 40.
Total, 47.
Number or new dispensary patient in June
248.
Number of old dwrrnsary pauen's in June 88.
Whole number of patients treated in Juno
-3.r)0.
Fiom the city, 2!U: from the country, 5G.
Bolp Robiiehy. Yesterday morning, about
1(H o'clock, the residence of Edward Deacon,
Esq., No. 2032 (Jrccn street, was entered through
a side alley, by an adroit thtet, w no made his
way into the back ki'cheo while ihe servant girl
wns up stairs-, au I made off with some valu
able old-timed ulver ware, prized more
as mementoes ot the past than for
their intriuiic value. The basket containing
tbe silver was adroitly thrown into the cellar,
the better to enable a safe escipe with tbe
booty. The person who entered the premises
was seen prowling about durins the morning,
aid is known to neighbors residing on both
sides of the street.
Meeting of BmcKMKEns. A large meeting
of iouruejmn bnck-mnkers was held last
evening at Kater Hall, South street, above
Fiiteenth. Reports were received irom dliier
ent employees, who stated that they would not
pay the advance claimed by ihe journeymen.
A resolution to relinquish work on the 13ta
instant was voted down, and a resolution to
hdjourn until next March was carried. The
meeting then broke up in confusion, somo
cesirmg that it should be continued, notwith.
standing the vote just taken deciding otherwise.
Killbd by a Falling Wall. The Coroner
held an inquest yesterday in toe case of John
t'aesiday, who died from injuries received by
the falling of the wall of a building at Kih' n
and Market streets, on tbe evening of June 2d,
lbC8. Several wi'nesses, who were engaged in
rt novng tbe wall with the deceased, testitled
that the walls were considered sa'e, and that
tbe accident was caused by one ol the girders
giving (way. A verdict, that the said Cassbiay
was killed by tho lulling of the wall was reu
dtied. ScRrKisE. Captain J. Cone, of the steamer
John A. Warner, was met agreeably surprised
upon returning to his home in Bristol, P;t., on
Friday evening of last week, to tind that some
kind liiends bad been there before him and lett
a handsome silverservice. Th s unexpected tes
timonial was presented by the citizens of Hiver
ton, New Jersey, as a t'jken of their regard aud
appreciation ot his many estimable qualities, his
politeness, attention and superior management
in the position which he occupies, and lor which
he is so eminently tittod.
Relieved Brevet Major-General George n.
Ciosman, Quartcimaster ot this city, has been
relieved, and General D. H. Itucker is at pre
sent acting in his suad. The htier was uc lug
Quartern ater Geueral at Washington during
t-cneral Mcigb' absence from that city, and upoii
the return of the Utter Geueral Itucker was
ordered to iclieve General CroMnan. '
The Eight-IIocr Law. The recent aot of
Congress establishing eight heurs as a legal
day's work went into operation yesterday, aud
is 1.0 w enforced at the Navy Vard iu this city.
The day's labor commences at emht A. M.. and
ccti'c at five P. M with the usual hour's rest
Horn twelve to one at noon.
Injubeo. About half past 3 o'clock yester
day afternoon, Martin Funk iujured himself
badly with achi-el while at work ou a bidding
in Montgomery county. He was removed to his
residence in Mannyunk.
Latino op a Coknek-Stone. The corner
stone ot the new Station House aiMauuyuuk
was laid esterday nlieruoon, with appropriate
ceieu.oules. His Honor, the Mayor, ani the
l'olice t iumittce of Councils were present.
AMUSEMENTS.
riOOLEY'S Oi'RKA HOUSE, SEVENTH
J b.ieei. below Aicn.
FliLt wttk of lue 'Jen'nlchnran Wonder,
B. M. lAHKOLL.
T'K G It K T LINUAKi. Bt'RLWMYHK,
l?r Kill M Ki II l.L G AN aud A K' 1H Y H Uli ' ICS.
I Ij'OLfcY H MINl KJ..LS. THK WILD FAWN,
'll.e Pleiure Gallery. Aly Kalher W"uiu uiiarcom.
Georue. 'lie 1'liuru.er. btuu.p Hpeecu.. JJudcIub Mtinr,
ciog 1 ai.ee, eic. 16M
AH KB I CAN VARIETY TI1EATHE.
P IDVfcBY JtVKNINO
AND HA'f UttUAir
(I'l l KNOON.
UREAT COMBINATION TROUPH,
n irani Ballet, Ktliloplan BurlHoquaa, Bam
Uat'M.. Hatitommiea. Gymnawt Aota.eto.
PENNSYLVANIA HOSPITAL.
VaiLAotLeHMA, January 28, IMA.
The attending Maimtiera are:
t. MurrlH w alii. No. lis bourn Delaware avenue.
AitemiliiK l'liyalulan Jjr. J. At. JJ Costa, No, 1U)5
Mr.rn.'W ttri el.
AUeiiiluiK stnrtreoii Dr. Addlnell Hewinn, No. 1:16
Foiuli HUftnlu biiet; Dr. 1). iiaywt Aguuw, No. 16
Norili :irveiilij sumi.
1 ha c h Hirimia ami Hurirnnni attend at the tloapl
tal every day (s-uiidaya exeeuled), to recwlve awiul
cull on ior auuiiMMiMi, . . ,
l-eiKiiiHseriouhlv injured by aecldenti are lwys
Ul.lL.llll U II LILU.U. w ,.( iX'.af.iM
MARINE TELEGRAPH.
For additional Marine fiinvs see First Page.
ALMANAC FOB
JHILAOKXiHIA-THlS OAT.
Hun Kirk
Bom Beth.
,07 MMN Kl!in.rawHlll'l
ras Hih watho. m
PHILADELPHIA BOAHD OV T&AJDE,
Jam T.Youko, 1
t OATm wai.ion, Monthly Oommittm.
Ihi ihi Potthb. J
KOVKMENTS OF OCEAN STEA3IEKS.
FOK AMKKK'A.
Tripoli Liverpool. ..New York...... .June 13
PebDftjlvulB..,.LIverpool,..New Yor.........lune 2i
K-oi UIrhkow New Yorlc .June 2S
(Vila London New York...... lnn 27
AllDiitnota. Llvei puol...Nw York......,..Jun 80
Aleppo. JLlverpool...New York. ...... .-...June so
Brenien sjoulliaruilon.MNew York ............June 80
Col Boston Liverpool. ..New Ynrk...........Jniy 1
AnnlrlHn Liverpool. ..yuebfc ............July 2
Sin moula..boullianipton,..New York Ju.r 8
Kuroie ....Brent New York J my 4
ColN. Yoik Llverpool...New York liny 4
Cuba ....Liverpool. ..New York July 4
FOK EUKOPK.
Malta New York...Llverpool...... .Tu'y 0
lieutficLlBDd....New YorK...Bromn Jul n
Perelr ..New York-..Hvre Ju'y 11
C. ol Baltlmore.New Y'orlc... Liverpool July 11
Iienrurk ..New York... Liverpool July II
Hil ernlB New York. ..Glasgow... ...Jmy 11
Vllle (le Paris... New York...IIavre ....July 11
Una New York...Llverpool -.July 13
Illy of Bc8ton...New York. ..Liverpool July IS
UUASTWISK, DUMKSTIW, ETU,
Pioneer Ptdlada.....Wllmlri(Uiu... ,..Ju'y
H. C'hBiiucey New York...Anpluwall July
Columbia... New York. ..Havana... .Juiy 9
Wyouiliiir Plillada ..Hvai:;iili..,.M......Juiy 11
tnarann'strliesriitlala Havana ..........July 21
Merrimack New York. ..Hlo Janeiro July iM
nana are inrwarded by every sttukoierln toe reKiilai
Hue, i re steamer for or from Liverpool call at
UueeriHtown, except the Canadian line, wblch call at
Londonderry. The nteamera for or irom toa Conti
nent rail at stonthamntnn.
CLKARED YE8TKKDAT.
jmrqiiB Annie W. Westou, Bailey, Bun
Uerehant A Co.
Francisco,
Unique a nnle Auirrsta, Davis, Ouantanamo, Geo.
. W.
mi nauou at Hro.
Brig J sie. Pfttigrew. Marseilles, L. We.ilersrnaril tCo.
Bel r J. L. Leuon, utafToru, tit, Mary's, G K. A, ttou-
der A I n.
Sclir 11. O. Farr, Maloy, Boston, Westmoreland Coal
in.
Behr J. B. Johnson, Johnson, Boston, L. Andeurled A
ISO.
BcbrL. A.May. Baker. Neponset. Slnnlckson A Ox
sv hrThi n (4 HmHIl Lake. Boston. Cainuln.
Hl'r K. V. Blddle, MeCue. NewYork.W. P. Glyde A Co.
Kt'r K. WIllliiB. Cuiidllt. Baltimore. A. Grove. .lr.
TiiBl'hna Jefferson. Allen, for Baltimore, with a tow
01 hBrges. W. P. Clyde A Co.
Tug t beHapeske. Mernhon, for Baltimore, with a tow
Ol Darges, w. r. iyue o vu.
ARRIVED YKdTERDAY.
Barque Brunswick, Dixon, 8 dyj iroru New York.
In bbilunt to Workmau A Co,
Br. barque Fruiierer, Gotten, 3diys from New York,
t'cbr ary G. Farr. Maloy, from Providence,
benr L. A. May. Baker, irom Boston,
hebrueo. Fales. Nlckerson. from Boston,
four J, L. Maloy, Kusnell, troiu Boston,
t-cbr Jams Ponder. Hudson. Irom Bunion,
bclir T. slnnlckson, D'Ckerson, from Bubloa.
t-clir T. G. Hmlih. Laxe Irom Boilon.
fst'r Lady ot tbe Lake. Ingrahatn 6 nonrs from Cape
way, wiiu liRBRt uiierH 10 jobo uni un uaph Hen-
lot en. raw one DriK coniliiR in; at Keecly iHiann. two
deeply laden haques and one llgnt barque, coiulogup.
Hleami r Vulcan, Morrison, '4 noura Iroiu new
York, wltri mdsn. to W. M. Baird Go.
Steamer Maj flower. Robinson, 21 hours from New
York, wlib nnlse to W. M. Balrd A Co.
Steamer Frank, Pierce. 24 hours from New York,
wlib mdse. to W. M. Balrd A Co.
Tug Tho. Jeffenon. Allen, from Baltimore, with a
low ei narpes 10 w. r uiyae at ro.
Tug ChesnpeaKe. Meranon, rrom Baltimore, with a
tow ot barges to v. P. Clyde A Co.
MEMoRANriA.
Rlilpl.aGIolrft B.-ckwnu, heuce for Bremen, was
oft Ibe Needles 2Ub uir.
HtfBiuHblp Jun'aia. Hozle. hence, at New Orleans
au lUDt. via itiiVBiia.
Baique Mary Bentley. Clark, for Delaware Break.
water ior oruers, was at ,u7.a annul mi.D lilt.
Barciue Addle McAdAiii. Parlrldse. heuca aallnd
riorn tainjoinu vbm uiu rur Havre.
Brut J. W. Siicoeor. 8neucer. for Phlladelnhla.
cleared at New York vesteniav.
Brig hesoluie. Parsons, hence for Savannah, sailed
irom rortrf-ss iyiouroe yentfraay.
ling uamoia, perry, utnee, at Georgetown, a. U
lib ult.
Brig Alfaretta. Bibber, from Cardenas for NewVork.
was spoBfn oin iiib outiKtioiiy,
eclir James if on ng, ior pnuaaeipuia, cleared at fcit.
Ii bn. N K.. (itb Inst.
Ht lir Artole Fuller, Henderson, rrom t. John. N. B..
for I blladelnbla. ai Holmts' Hole 'h Inst.
Hrlir K. L. Tay, Buker, from WiuilBor. N. 8 , for
Pblladeipbla. at New port 4in lust.
srnrs Hen. (irant. tzgerain. ru uiitin ueani
Periy. tor Philadelphia sailed Irom Newport tn lost.
penr .Lewis unester. uookid. irom ooaiou ior tra la-
dcluhia. at Holmes' Hole Ma Iiihi.
Bebr Jss. b. bblndier. Lee. lor pnuaueipnia, sailed
from Ma-b'ehend 1st lust.
tschis J, T. Colin, Brower, bence. at i.ynn 1st inst
. C. Henry. Lore, on lhe2u: and J. L. Littlu, Little,
bn tbe ltd IiibI.
s-ctir Ocean wave, isaiter, neuce, at iew ueuroru.
61b Inst, ...
ani.r James MCtiee nence. at New Haven sin msL
Hi br Mary W. Grllliug. ior Pbliadelphla, cleared at
New Haven Bn iiihu
Hrii ts R. H. wi son. Harris ana ueorge k. ixinover.
BoblrHon, bence, at Providence em lust., tbe latter
lor Pawtucket. ,. . , . ..
bebrsA o Brown, urnweu. irom oai-in ror rnua-
rlBinliU'. M. D. Ireland, nargeant. irom Boston rur do :
ana M. D. Crannier. Craumer, Irom Bridgeport for
.In mi U. .linen' H (lie 4 tb I list.
Sir bra M. K. sjluimons. Ui.nov", J. i. weaver, wea-
ver; arid K. V. Giover, hioks, irom himuu; a. Ham
niKhH puino irom weiiUMet: .dii a. wun iimiiMr.
tri m I yon, a.l lur Phllaaelpbla, at Uulmea' Uule Olh
PtbrsB Kntght, BBrMeli; J. B. Clayton. Clayton,
for fbliadelpbia; and Onward. Had.ey. lor Pulladel
....i. ..( n'ft a KRiid tioui Providence tilh Inst.
eurs Hnuier, Crane; Hurt, Abbmi; and A. E. Sal
fold. Hanson. beDCe.at Pawtucket 6ih lust.
Hiesmer Black lilamond, Meredith, for Philadel
phia, cltartd at New York yesterday.
NOTICE TO MARINERS.
Tbe Italian Government has given noil-e that from
tee lai of Ju y, 186B. a light will be exhibited rrom a
Llnlitlieuse recently ecied on the Nada rocks, south
ot Lcuhnrn. m 0hI. iinRt. ol' Ii&lv.
The light ib a fixed white light, elevated fl'tv-flve
feet above the level of the sea, and In clear weather
Bbould be seen Irom a distance ol ten miles.
Tbe lllomltialli g apparatus is Oioutiic or oy leases,
Ofiheiouiib rrder.
.. a .hi .fliiia is niiiiL nn iron miFH i m liiT'if ni, .nu
Irom It the Torre di Vada beats K. by N. (N. 79 deg as
Posuion as given is In lat. 48 deg 19 m'n 11 sec. N.,
lorg. 10 deg. 21 mln. 64 sec. K. from Greenwich.
(Ail hi arii. ss ate magnetic. Variation 16 degrees
westerly in lsiiS )
By Comniano oi incir loruninpifc
oi. (i iiif Nitv rich A RDS. Hydrogranher.
Hy drograpblc Ottlce. Admiralty. London. J uue 15, lt8,
PRINCIPAL DEPOT
FOB TBS BAH OF
United States RcTcnnc &tanip,
O. 804 'HEMSIUT STKEET,
0KNTRAL DEPOT,
MO. 108 NOUTII 1IFTU STREET,
(One door below Chesnut.treet).
KBTABLiaiiKD leoa.
Onr stork comprises all tbe denominations print 0
by iheUoverniuaut.
ALL ORDFRH FILLFD ANE FORWARD BD BY
MolLOlt KifllKHH 1MY11JU1IL1; Utrox BJ
CJUPT. a matter ol gruat lmpoitanM.
Drafts on Philadelphia Post Office Orders, Greco
hick., and Nailoual Bank MoU-s. receive I In nav
n.ent. Tbe loliowli g rates of comiul lou a e allowed
OB ltd TWd PitK ilaMT
trmii fM o 1100 FOUR PKH CKNT
IromlW)Dpwardii...POUU AMD UAL If PUR Of
The Commission Is payable In stamps,
AU orders, etc, should be addressed to
STAMP AGENCY.:
HO. S04 CIIEMMUT IJTIIEET,
rniLAUKLPHIA,
Orders received for Stamped Checks, Draft., Re
calptii. Bill Heads, sic, aud the bent rates of cuwiula-
siou aiiuwea.
We have constantly on hand
CKITED STATES POSTAGE STAMPS OF ALL
nri, and
fTAUPJU) CSV ELOPES,
insurance companies.
FirE Insurance.
LlrerpooL and LondoN and GlobE
InsnrnncE CompanYi
A88ETS
SEVENTEEN MILLIONS.
Short Term, Perpetual, Floating, and Rent
Policies issued on favorable terms.
Office, Xo. G MERCHANTS' EXCHANGE.
AT WOOD SMITLT.
fl5m GENERAL AGENT.
DE LAW A UK MOTUAL SAFETY IX3UK
A CK COM.PAN t . Incorporated Oy tb. Legis-
MfjrUAL
ture ol Pennsylvania, its35,
Oflice,
Southeast corner THIRD and WALNUT
B ree s, Philadelphia.
MA KIND! iNSUKAtsCES
On Vessels, Cargo, aid Frigltt, to all parts ol the
INLAND IN-,URANC1H
Od Or.ods. by river, caual, lake, and laud carriages to
all Darts Of the Ui'lon.
au pans v, yinK ,N8rjRANCEa
On merchandls generally.
Ou btores. iiweiuug iiuuac.nio,
AKHETf" OF TIIH (OJIP4SY
Nuvemoer 1.
I'liOTOO t'Dlted Mates Five Per Cent.
i ...n irL..,u. l mi (vid-nn
12(1.(100 United biaies Five Per Ceuu
I.obu. mi 13l.400tK)
60.000 United HtaUe7 8-10 PurUeut. Loan
Treasurv Notes - 62 S62 50
200.000 (State of Pennsylvaula blx Per
Cent. Loan 210 070 00
125,000 City ofPhilad- IpliliiSjix PerCeut.
Loau (exempt Irom lax) 125,625 00
69 000 Biateof New Jersey Mix Per Ceulj.
Loan - 61.000'00
20 000 Pennsylvania Radroau First
Moitgagemx P. r Cent. BolU 19,80O'0O
25,0OO.Pensyivaula Railroad, Hw oud
Mmtgag-iclx PerCeut. Bonds. 23.375'00
25,000 'Western Pennsylvania Kilioad
MX Percent. Bonds ( I'.nnsyl
vanla Railroad guaranteed). ..- 20,000 00
80,000 frtate ol Tenuesate Five Per
Cent. Loans 18,000-00
7000 Btate of Teuuessee blx Per Cent.
Loan 1270'00
8,000,300 shares stock of (Jer uatuo-vn
Gas Company (principal and
Interest guaranteed by the
cuy of Pblladel.ihlai 15,000 00
7.6f0 160 Hhares Htock of Pennsylva
nia Railroad Company. 7,800-00
6,000 1(0 Shares istuck of North Penn
sylvania Railroad Comoanv. S.OOO'OO
Hl.iwo 80 Shares Stock Philadelphia
anil Mftnlhan. M&ll HIKBIIlHhln
tkimpauy - lS.OOO'OO
201. 09 Ln.ii. nn Rmirta arm Mnrlirsirn.
first Ileus on City Property ...... 201,mf -oo
ti,ioi,4io par. Market value. $i,lo2,no2'50
.OSv. clOotf.DlV mU.
Bea' Fstate 86,000 00
jiti is ece.vable lor xnsuiaute
m!e 219,135 67
ijai.mcs due at Agenc e fee- i
mlums on Marine Policies
Accrued intcinst aid otlier
oebts due the Cim pny 3,334'36
cioca aud scr p or sundry irjHit
ranee and niher t'ouiDumea
. tirs.i n. .1 ft fi"7.An
yarn in nank 1103(11711)
CttfiU lu Drawer 9ih hf.
m. . . . VIV UW. millllBlCU TB""" w,v. vv
ii . a i a in
i 507,605 15
Thomas C. Hand,
4iu(n v. xiaiiu,
oatuuel K. eltoses,
James Traquair,
William C. Lndwlg,
Jacob P. J nes.
Jaiiifs B. McFarland,
Fomund A. bonder.
Joseph II. ISeal,
Theopbilus Paulding.
llntti Cialg
Fdward Darlington
josuua tr. Ji.yre,
Jobu D. i a loi.
Jobu R PeoroHe,
Spencer Mcllvalno.
Henry rloan.
Henry C Dallelt. Jr.,
Geora-e W. Beruardou,
D. I', Muigau, Plllnburg.
J, B bemple,
a. B. Hpri?jr. M
George G Lelper,
w lillam G. lsniion,
Fdward Larourcade.
Jacob Illegel,
THOMAS O. IIAMll. President.
JOHN C. Davis Vice-President,
HFNRY LYIiRljRX. Secretary.
IliNilV BALL. Asslstaut becretary. 12 30
1829 CHARTER PERPETUAL.
Franklin Fire Insurance Co.
or rmiAi)Ei.rMiA4
OFFICE:
437 CHESNUT
NOS. 435 AND
STRE3T.
AjSBETH
OH JANVAUT 1, 13(18,
a,003,740-00.
CAPITAL ;
M.M 00,0(Jt
l,018,HU3-8
l,184,H4o-)9
LNCOME FOB 1888
350,0000ff,
AVCHVKD tHJUPLUti
PJtKM'UMH
0N8KTTLKD CLAXMB,
PAID SINCE OVSSS
fllG.OOO.OOO.
Ferpetoal and Temporary Policies on Liberal Twrma.
DIBUCTOBa,
Charles N. Bancker
Ueorge Pais,
Toulas Wagner,
Samuel Grant,
George W. Kluhardl,
AintHi ritier,
?rancia W. Lewto, M. D.
Thomas Sparks,
Willi auj H. orrjL
OHABXES I. HaUi'U h.u t.t.i..
6EOKUK FALbW, Vlce-PrealdeuL.
JA8. W. MoALLItoTEit, Secretary pro tern.
Except at Lezlnnton. Kentncks. thi. ri.,....r. k..
BO Agencies Went of rittshurk. i 12J
N8URE AT HOME.
IN TBS
Feiiii Mutual Life Insurance
COMPANY,
No. 921 CILBSNUT ST., PHILADELPHIA.
AIIKT8. 000,000,
C1UBTKBEB BT OCB OWH STATU.
HANAtiKD BI OUB OWH OITIZEKS.
EiOHSES PKOMI'TLT PAID,
FOUCIEM ISSUED ON TABIOVS PEJLHS.
AppUcatlons may be made at tha Home umoe. and ai
fell A A UUTU'I u. , li rur. i.l. .... I . . "
JAOIKS TBAiCAIK......, PRE8IDENT,
aHJJEX E.R10HE8 VICE-PRESIDENT
HO. W.HOBHOU.........A. V.P. and ACTUARY
HOHATIO . T:tllKa.......JBKURltTARr
PEOV1DLAT LIFE AND TRUST COMPANY
OF PHILADELPHIA,
Fo. Ill b. r'olKltl blieel,
INCOKPOKATKD 8u MuNi'H, 21, 1885.
CAPi l AL .60,I)OU f AID iN.
Insurance ou Llvea, by Yearly Premiums; or On s
le, or 2e year t remlums. Non-forfeiture.
A nullles grained ou favorable terms.
Term pollciee, Children's Kudowmeuts.
This Company, hue glvliig the iuurd the seonrlty
ot a paid-up Cai ltal, will dlvke the euilre proUis of
tbe Lite bimluens among tbe policy boldura.
Mouevs received at luierent aud paia on demand.
Authorized by tbe charter to execute Troa a, and
to act as Kxecutor or Adoilnloira. or, Assignee, or
Uuaidlan.and In otuer fiduciary capacities, uudurap
uoiuimeutol auy Court ef Ibis Commonwealth, or
any person or persons or bodies politic or corporate.
IIIBKCIOKB.
SAMUEL R. BHIPLkV, 1IKNKY HAINES.
JOHHUA ILMOHBIS, T. W Irtl'AK BKO jfH,
K1CH aKD W OOD W. O LONUS rRM I'H,
B1CUAKD CADBCRY, WILLIAM HACK Kit,
CHAULeS If. OOKKIN.
BAWCELP.BU1PLKY. KUWLAND PARRY,
Presldeut. Aotuary,
WILLIAM C. LONHBl KiiTM. Vlce-Prlloeu
THOMAS W'ISTAR. M. D J. B. TOWNSENO,
7 27 Medical hiamlner. Legal Ad vlser.
H(KMX IfubCRAKCfi COMPAHY OP
P H 1 1 a DFT kti I A
lNCH3lPOKATku lltot CHARTER PERPKT17AL.
No m V ALMJl btreel opposite the h.xh nut-o.
This Company luaurtjN "' loos or damage by
than SIXTY K1W. during whicu U b-ya
u. &,iin.ied HiiU paiu.
John L. Hodge,
M. B Mahoiiy,
John T. Lewi".
William S Orant,
Robert W. Learning,
iv iii.rk Wharton.
David Lewis.
Beujauiln Kiting,
TbouiaH 11. Powers.
A. H. Mtlleury,
Edmund Catilllon,
haruuel Wl'cox,
I. e arid Niirrld.
t .i rxiu'e Lewis Jr.
JOHN H W r'CMHREJl. President
tunc!. WllCOX. secretary,
fist
INSURANCE COMPANIES.
flLLINCHAST A HILT'S
INSURANCE ROOMS,
W'
No. 409 WALNUT St.
A8ENT8 AND ATTORNEY'S TOBJ
Home Fire Insurance Company,
NH1W HAVKN, conw.
Springfield Fire and Marlue Ins. Co.,
SPRINGFIELD, MASS.
YonJkers and Kew York Insurance Co.,
HKW YORK
Peoples' Fire Insurance Company,
WOnCKSTKR, MASS..
Atlantic Fire nud Marine Insurance Co.,
PBuVIDKNCK, B, I.
Unardian Fire Insurance Company,
NKVf TOBK
I.umberman's Fire Insurance Co.,
CHICAGO, ILL
Insurance effected at LOWEST B A TICS.
All losses promptly and liberally adjusted at their
Office, o. 405) 1VALSUT Street,
. "t PHILADELPHIA.'
INSURE AT HOME.
GUARDLVN FIRE AND MARINE
INSURANCE COMPANY,
Flo. 426 WALNUT Street.
PHILADELPHIA.
CHARTERED CAPITAL, - - $500,000
PAID L CATITAL, . - . $100,000
0 LOSSES OR DEBTS.
Insnre against loss or damage by Fire on Building,
Merchandise, Houenold Furniture, and ail nth
Inrnrable property, aud also take Marine, Canal
and Inland Navigation Risks at the lowest rate oo
slstent with security.
W. E, OWENS, President,
NATHAN HAINES Secretary. 518 8a
BEA J. F. O BR YON, Survey ,
DIRElTUKB.
Wm. V.. nwArm?
Arthur Maglnnls,
Hon. faeo. V, Lawrence,
Hon Stephen T. Wilson,
Janus V. Blik,
K. C. Worlblngton,
Wm. H Cressan,
John sjnjli k,
Edward W. Urattan,
t in. w. ceuuer,
L. M. Ucli.en.
Na ban Haines,
i hotuaa Wlnlams,
tluward A. Mlckle,
I. hemp Bartlett,
Jnas K. McDonald.
TNSURANCK COMPANY
NORTH AMERICA,
No. 232 WALNUT STREET, PHILADA.
INCORPORATED 1794. CHARTER PERPETUAL.
HarlM), I-tlaad, a ad Fir Iaiurtaea,
ASSETS JANUARY 1, 18G8, . $2,001,266-72.
$20,000,000 Losses Paid in Cash Sinoe it&v
Organization.
DIRtClORS.
Arthur G. Coffln.
George L. Harrison,
Frauds R. Cope,
Edwurd H. Trotter.
Edward tt. Clarke,
T, Chariton Henry.
Alfred D. Jesdup.
John P. White,
Louis C. Madeira.
Samuel W. Joues,
JobD A. Brown,
Charles '1 ay lur,
Ambrose White,
William Welhb,
Kicbard D. Mood,
S. Morns Wain,
John Muon.
(tttiuttt , coffin, President.
Chart.ics Putt, becretary.
WILLIAM BUKHLKK, Harrlshnrg, Pa Centra
Agent lor tbe State ot Pennsylvania. i 26
TJ'IRE INSURANCE EXCLUSIVELY. THE
J MMjYLVAM IlRK iMaURAINCE COM.
PAN V Incorporated 185 Charier Perpetual Mo.
S10 WALMJT Street, opposite Independence Square.
This Company, favorably known to the community
for over forty years, continue, to Insure against lost
or damage by hie ou Public or Private Buildings,
either permanent y or lor a limited time. Also on
Furniture. Stocks of Uoods, and Merchandise gene
rally, on liberal terms.
Their Capital, together with a large Sn-pl.s Fond,
Is invested In the most careful mauner, which ena
bles the m to oiler to the Insured an undoubted aeon
rity In the case of loss.
Daniel Smith. Jr..
John Deverenx,
Alexander Benson,
Isaac Hazlehurst,
uuiuw amiin,
Henry Lewis,
J. tillllnvh.n. Can.
Thomas noboins.
Tlunlal D.rfA.1. I
DANikL smith, Jtu President.
Wimiii O. Ciowm. swiroLrv. 3 mf
ENOINES, MACHINERY, ETC.
PENN BTtAll ENGINE AND
BOlLt.K WUKKi.-NEAF1K A I.lfuv
li.LiJlALAIiU TMB.UKKT1UAI, ENUIMKERS.
MACHlMSTr. BU1LKK-MAKKK.S, BLACK.
bMl'IUo, and FOUNDKKH. bavlug lor many year
been in successful opeiatlou, anu been .xoltulvely
tngaged la building and repairing Marine aad River
Engines, high aud low-presxure, Irou Butlers, Water
Tauks, Propellers, etc etc., respectfully offer their
services to the public as belog fully prepared to con
tract for engines of all slses, Marlue, River, and
Sialiouary; having e s of patterns of different aiaeej
are prepared to execute orders with quick despatch.
Every description ot pattern-maklug made at tbe
shortest uoike. High aud Low-presrure Fine
Tubular and Cylinder Boilers, of the best Pennsylva
nia charcoal Irou, Forcings of all sixes and kinds,
Iron and Brass Cast I una of all descriptions. Roll
Turning. Scrw Cutting, and all other work connected
w Ith the above boMoem.
Drawings and speclticatlnns for all work done at
thetBUtbllshmenl free of charge, and work guaran
teed. The subscribers have ample wharf-dock room for
repairs ot boats, where tbey can lie In perfect safety,
and are provided wub shears, blocks, falls, etc. eta,
for raining heavy or.l.ght weljjhu, q Ng.
JutlN P. LJtVY.
8 11 BEACH and PA LM KB BtreetS.
J. VAUUHN MKUUICK, WILLIAM H. MlrUlUCH
johm K. enpt
SOUTI1WAHK FOUNDRY, FIFTH AND
W AaHUNuTON Streeia.
eHlLAl)h.I.PHIA.
MKKKiC K A SONS,
fENGIN KEltS AND MACHINISTS,
mannfaciure High and lxw Prensure Steam Engine!
lor Laud, Jtlvir, and Marlue Service.
Bollera, Uaaoujeien. Tauks, Iron Boats, etc,
Castings of all kinds, either Iron or brass.
Irou Frame Roofs lor Uaa Work, Workshops, and
Railroad blatloas etc.
Keiorts aud Gas Machinery, of the latest and most
Improved construction.
Every description of Plantation Machinery, also
Sugar, Saw, aud Urist Mills. Vacuum Paus, Oil
S'eam Trains, Defecators, Filters, Pumping, En.
glitfH,etc.
Sole Agent, for N. Blllenz'a Patent Sngar Boiling
Apparatus, Nesmyth's Patent isteaui Hammer, aud
Asplnwall A Wooisey's Patent Centrifugal Sugat
Drainlug M achlus. a auj
COAL.
BMIDDLtTON & CO., DEALERS IN
. HAKLKlull LEBIOH and KaULU VEIN
COAL. Kept dtynnder cover. Prepared expressly
tor family nse. Yard, Mo, 12X5 WASHLNUTOS
Avenue Ottlce No. 614 WALNUT Street. ?
ARRI8 & NEW HALL,
PAPER WAREHOUSE,
Ko. 614 MINOR Street, Philadelphia.
Manufacturers ol
INOII8H OT.A7FD HARDWARE. BLABTJNa
ANU MAD1LVA AtaW) kUtau

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