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IRRITABLE CONCERNS
PB0T10IKG HOMSFOHTHI AGED.
INFIRM, AND ORPHAN.
MISCELLANEOUS MUSTER
OIMHII, ll I VI*. *K?R01.??.Y,
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Ih. r.\.r ..f Time '-vvitli it- musical
!?ui ,i!,(l RBgt -M'i!ii:,(," lia* linnie 1879
efl on it* rt-i-i!. - tide. Hut before it*
(.ullin*- lute gfOVI Imli-ilnct in tbe mist
ot "dir lng :o>." wi- ha-tii-yo record its
N fii ai I!ic,n!i..iiil in concerned,
tad to kan efl walerlaJ which, in tbe ytnrs
icu bf? ol | :.. Bl* !? t _*...-<?>
wb'i ui'.i'.iT'likc lo ir.ii'i- her ri-r ami pro
glOBB, Tin- rtoadj bceefe, brave In-iris, and
lui;.l li.m.l" wiiii-ii t.jiin-iil lier liotur in tho
-:? >rnt .-I Mar hara been faithful in Ibo
Kareel] lan pertkoRM period of bu*, ines*
I BR 'uni b >y- wiio set to
.T-'ik i-lcitini: iiiv:i\ tin mbblal ere tbe
m. k? mi.I-- Int bv Hi." iivai'iialion tire bail
-v...lui li \t kid.wu Utile taggiofll zeal.
.u li-1 ii "ti.'lit tinie-." but thev
n I -tir;i?_...ii-1>- nut. Tbort bavc
-.?ii ibu k i!:i\-: 'nt they ai.- ov> r. ami
ling still. I Miring tin* peal year wo
happs Immunity from pestilences.
iiiii.- -(.ii.- elttea were ion ly aflieted ; from
11 Hidden I,.-*..- of life, whieli nor*
'"??'I i i i f> w c iiiiimnif'e-: fr.nn il. -
..f Iii::- propel ty by tin- and
wliil'.' all wi ie not M forttinatc:
?rn "labor tr -ti:.lea," windi ftbtnctrt
?MIRRI tia.l.-(? u'.r.-: and of pn-iliv,
?1-?it-.L- RB I,ave Ira-l a full -'.nie. Tin
- wiiich reached its lowen
hu iii K-. ii, ku i, m,,, io bItoO. Ita
n- t- w.r. -wt'n.-ni in the tmployin, tu
I trna prevfofarj Idle; Ir tbe quickening
I marly-di inilu-irial en'i-iprise* Bini re
twtof el paMieeptrtteoa] eontldence.
lin Ki'.,nt-?|[thecoorie and prisons, re
noni of ir:in.]i.)ri-,tiuii conponloaj mfiateni
ItndoeRd eeaaaaere . ireblrca of tbe city,
'ale. amil nit.il -lit*,, private books ol
?anufa, niter-, til,-* 0f our paper for each
?? of Hie t/ear paat. Ii<|j of birtbs. mar
a?es. (Icjilis. and bbl lah, and many otbei
'??rod*--* ol information have been carefully
M'lonil. h, pm .pui ai inn fer tbis Nour,
I pan aaa Bete* d hy furnishing facts anc
tmm, if om ,.*,-,?.. % h.lU. uo, fajU,,. th|
?It* if Hi.|Dj tpttck bRTe to-day b.-for.
? " ?'ii.['!i-h.-iis1\,. r lew of it ciiiiioiid"*
"'"*?- - ."al. and political lin*, togethei
1 Ml ?"'??"? ipeeiel iii-msof interest in re
mi bcm Ueler*/, taxation, expenditure'
-JJBp^pk^'':!,'-w' I'***-*'"' " 'bonis, clmrct
mftir* -i, j\_"/l!" lM *?*?"??? iii**ti'utionso
n*V*>mcro^Sm\\^^i UmWtlm* %0
? M en.?~. 'Tbtarv, and what not.
Trie:*' il I* ,,,
hu*?,.nu. ;'^- '-heirsales for 187!
w,,, #.... J,'", against #17.Ml,050 lo
\gja ?~'' 9l*\ot ol vs*"),53.'i,5iM), or root
'/,,,,, ti "cnt. The iiiiinber of hand
"?ll io p( r rn
BpIoMrli i '?"'??? xs,'v *mACm*t\man increas
?flaiiufacttiiti- and mercliaut
' ?'?>?? tm rn *wi'n diligent in introdui-in
u*-*'a*ood# ,0 ,'U' ^t,ul*1 a,u* WtBet :"-tl I)rt
?**l?le ir#??"*'??* h-'v** ?>','n -*"uniL w'-'c
Ber*. m^mftmtJtm to our iradi* tive orien yeal
the leMMMfa <>f ruilruatls, stean
inal-boatB, und vnilln^-vesscla, ther
nial ked evidince of rut urning proi
Faa must force ii*. If unor* the attei
even Ike most casual observer,
city is trowing steadily. JIany ux'
fujron old atreHs werr filled In 187!
fong I,.hs of new bou>es are st retch in
tin- eastern and western auburb
b there hun been of lute year* bi
lerate exjiendduie In Improvement I
ft- their conditlou unit-rally in ered
H<-. Our crtnuual r?-cord ia *??* small i
sucees?fully ch.ill?ii^e cooip-uiaoo wil
cit*/ cf 80,000 inhabitants on thia co
i?*nt. The rate of mortality eontlou
the total il iib* in 1878 having bet
i, and in H?n, 1.601. Our |o**es fro
were 9108,680 again?t #llfi,78i for ti
ir prevtoua, auuwing what a Rood Ile
I* ia for insurance uompBnieB. Our <?
.pt loo vf late from gt cat fit ea baa beefl
i tl tgreoNble.
Altogether Uivitimond'a iwoaperity ri
rete ere t-vVStet* lor ?l_f<re ooograd
[lion, aad to our friend*, ell over t_t tea
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DAILY DISPATCH.
VOL XVII*_KICHMOND, VA., THTTvSDAY. JANUARY I, IK80---IX>UBLE sheet. NO. I.
we send on this NY w-Ye* r's morn our Joy
(ul -o-huallon*.
BtlMlorlrnl l?**iw.
Immediately after the neb ellon of .lame**
taara ?** Ibe seal ol tlw eolonv of \ irginia.
* Nevrport, Smith, unit tweniio otners ISBN
?ml to tllac-over v,r head ol tl.e rivei." On
May 21. 1607, tbey vi-ited h point BOW
knowu as Powhatan, art uneient seat of ihe
Indi ni potentate of tittil name, Jim below
the present eily of Hfebmond, and mar tbe
whsrvc** of Ihe Chi -.... :.kr and < Hu > rall
WOE* This w*s thirteen years prior lo tbe
fonding of tbe pl Uri ni fathers on Plymouth
rook, lu trW) Csp! sin Kia nels Weal wa*
??cut with a robinv al 12<> men, who stilled
Just below the tdls. where lt, ekrlt-now i*.
In lfl.Vl tlie Coloni ll Handers., under Col?
onel Kdward Hill, and the friendly Indian*,
mulei- Ti'touotonioi. the Pamnnkev ebiet,
suffered defeat at Hie band*, of tlie *? Iticha*
bierisn Indians from the mountainsH at a
poln.t In the eastern limits of Richmond,
known ss IVoodv-Run spring.
On tbe l.Vh of March, 107.%-'T0, Colonel
William Uv rd was granted IJWml tBtm of
land. " beginning nt the montn of Shockoe's
ereek " and extending up .lames river -ev
eral miles, in cm**ide at mn of the iutroduc
tion Imo the cob.ny of llf pal BOW and -un
ilry negro slaves. In UilU be obtained et r
tain privilege* from Hie A-setut.ly. upon ibe
condition ttiat be should ?etile tilly able
bo-lied and nt,-ll-itruied men In tbe vicinity
of tbe lull*-, in order to protect tbe frontier
from the sa va-re**. Il're tn al?o established
a trading pori. He oMaliud al-o. tn li;H7.
a patent of !?.,'' air,-, on the ea-t -hie of tbe
ereek, at its mouth and extending up it,
and down tbe lin" of the river. On a part
of the latter grant Richmond lind. sprung
up. and subaeipienlly spread over a portion
of tbe larder grant, we-t of Shoekoe ereek.
Rlcliniond was laid ott by Major William
Mayo for Colonel Hy rd, ia 17IT, in a paral
Mogtaai of thirty-two M-uarcs?four in
ividth and eight In leniiih-itteh square be?
ing equally div iib d imo four lots. There
were, b-p-ide*, laid off adjiccntly, a number
of lot* van ins; io area from eigiir to fifteen
aeres. The resemblance of the -ite t.i Rich
mond-on-the-Thames, in England, sug
Baatvd tbe name. lt was eatabllabad as a
town by ad of Assembly in .May. 1T4_.
The patriot Convention of Vliginia met
nt St. John's chureh the _0Ui of Mafch,
ITT.',, sud there Patrick Henry u-ed thc fa?
tuous -Nords "give me liberty or givi me
dea'.b! "
Id 1771! tlie seat of government was re?
moved from Williamsburg to Riebmond.
I In-fi'iit.da'K'ti of the Capitol was laid Au?
gust 1*>. 17S.>. The Capitol-Square lot? were
acquired by condemnation and punhase.
In 17**>_ Richmond Bras incorporated as a
city. The year previous Arnold had in?
vaded it and humed a considerable arabar
?>f uublic and private buildings mid a large
?nudity ol tobacco. Ou January 8, 1787,
occurred a destructive tire, con-inning
llvrd's warehouse and between forty and
tffty buildings. On December *2G, 1811, Ihe
J'ichmond Theatre waa destroyed bj tire,
ind not hss th:in seventy-'.ne live- lost?in
- hiding (iovernor Siuitb. '1 he Monumental
??burch Beenaam Hie siteof the old Tlu':drr.
jnd covers Ihe a-lu- al about sixtv of the
iliad. On tbe _9Hi of Juli, 1814, (treal
Ceshet in James rivei; "J he water rose *\
let above high-water mark, earned awav
tie larger part of Mayo's bridge, and did
nine damage to shippin**.'- The city aras
fist supplied with Water pumped from the
Junes in December, 1831. The cornerstone
ff the Washington monument Nvas laid tbe
Bd of Februurv, 1S.V), and Washington's
ratue unveiled tlie 2*_d of February, 18.r?8.
Total co.-t al monument and statues
?IOfc91S. (ias wa- introduced in 1831, and
j. ii um ber of Hit -treets were lighted with
ii on the night of tbe ltd of February of
that year, m,
Tlie Virginia Convention, sitting at Rich?
mond. 17ih April, 1801, pusseXl the ordi*
nance of secession. May _0th, same year,
tin- -.eat of the Confider te (rivi n-i-u-nr
?>.?_ reni'.YtU from Montgomery to Rieh
iii'.nil. MavSl- iso., the battle or Bevea
Tines ni's fought, .lune Mth to Jul}- 1- ,
stine year. Seven Day-' l>..tlles around
Richmond. The 13ih of March, 1W11, nu
explosion occurred at Ihe Confederate lusa*
factory, on Brown's I-land, and about ;,9
women, "iris. boy-, and men killed. The
llags of Richmou'i began in June, l!s(,4. and
i lull ii in tlie Evacu.a-ion ar.d Creat fire
April 3. 18C5.
Military government from evacuation un?
til Jannaty 18, 1870., Gilbert c. Walker
Heeled Qovernor July t;. isa1.). April 27,
l)s7o. Capital Dtaaati ? til person-- killed
and more than 100 wounded. October 1
and 1,1870, -ttati si fl md ever know n i'i
.inn,- tiver. Mayo's bridge destroyed.
The arrow on the small graulle monument
in front of tba St < nail's Hotel indicates
Ibe beigh! tba water reached. December
_5rh (_ A, M.), same year, Bpotavrood Hotel
lunn', ai d teven or eight livs i"s'. Tbe
25th November, 1877. Hood in river greater
than tint ol 1S70. Mayo's hcnv bridge par?
tially destroyed.
From Ibe ceutre of wharf-front at Ricli
i mond to a point at the monta ol Che-apeake
I Bay, ott Cape Henrv, tl.e dl-tance ls 11."?_
j nant ie il wiles, tip I'!,', statute miles over the
I eonrse i -inp would mil.
'Hie Capital stands on ground elevated
171_ feet above the level ot the ma.
THE CITY GOVERNMENT.
Mayor, W. C. Carrington.
City Attorney, A. M. Keiley.
Treasurer, s. c. Qraanboar.
Clerk to Tn -usurer. 1). A. Cardwell.
Auditqr, .lames B. Rovster.
Clerk to Auditor, E. .McCarthy.
City Engineer, W. E. Otttabaw.
Assihtant City Engineer*-, 8. E. Bates,
JaakMB Bolton,C. E. Bolling.
Clerks to eily Engineer, y. B. Jacobs,
Fran. T. Batt-.
Superintendent of Public Schools, Jame
ii. Pen*.
Police Justice, Joseph J. White.
< it rk to Pol'u-e Justlee, D. C. Blebardaoa
Bupartntandenl ol Qaa*v7ork8i John il
Knowle-.
Foreman and Clerk of (ias-Woiks, W. C
Adams.
(.7i> ln*v'??*<>-, AV. H. Page; as-istanls
John Ll. Richardson. W. VT. Woo,), fl. H
Miller, J. E. Batkin-. W. ll. Wald, John A
Tyree.
Superintendent of Water-Work-, Jame
L. Davis
Asatatant Su|>eriiitendeut of Water
Work-, W. J. Ru!dick.
Clnef nf Police, John Poe, Jr.
Oarjeonat Police, Di. c. W. P. Brock
derk to Chief ol Pol.ce, Wallace Wash
iBfltoa.
Chief of Fife Department, (leorge Wat
Ta v lor.
First Assistant Engineer Fire Deparl
ment, J. F. Wingfield.
Second Assistant Engine*.*, A. L. Fuqui
Third Assistant Engineer, Edmund 1
Snead.
Superintendent of Alnisbou-e, Charles I
Bigger.
Assistant Superintendent of Almshousi
W. J. Epi>?.
Surgeon of Almshouse, Dr. j. s. D. Cu
leo.
Matron of City Almshouse, Mr*. Lucy .,
Macon.
CHy Clerk, Edward C. Howard.
Serireant-at-Arms of City Council, Benji
min T. August.
Engineer James-River improveoietit, I
1). Whitcomb.
Clerk of Firit Market, Samuel 1,111*.
Clerk ol Second Mttiket, Georgs Tmibc
lake.
Higb*Constab)c, Tbogoas L. Whiting.
City Sergeant, If. M. Lee. Deimues, I
Holaiuger, John A. Lac v.
Commlssloocr of tbe Revenue, Itobtrt 1
Munford. _
Assistant CominiBilonera ol the Rev?t-u
Edward Oray, H. H. Wilkins, John u
Wilks, M. L. Guerrant, and J. J. Hoyne
sd* dlr Collector, A. H. Woodaoa. Ueni
a* ties, J. K. Riddlck and Charleo W. Uoddli
d,| Urala Maa*arer, John B. UowdeB.
^lerof WelRhte and Meiaurea. A. O
1 rtlmatiy ' ' '
Q MW, Ricbsrd Fox.
Fist. Ins'-r-cior, TbAnofl A. Brander.
Harbor Muster, lt. ||. stvll
Coroner, Dr. W. IL Tavlor.*
Iii'puty Coroner. Dr. Christopher ToVnp
ShrritT, Jobi, W. wrlaht. DeputleB, P.
P. and I#oiiIa Winaton.
Siip...int4.iii|.iit of F.re-Alann Telegraph,
B. M. J. Paynter. ? '
Mipcrintindi-nt Chain-Gani*. W C Wll
klnson.
AaaiMaut Superintendent ChainU-inir,
Janna Trimmer.
Board of Police Commissioners: W C
Carrlnirlon (Maror), ex-ojficio prrsident; D.
KiettBrdson, clerk. Meuitnrsof the Board?
?Monroe Wttrd. John Enders; ,T(fferson
Ward, Janies W. Shield-: Jackson Ward
John li. Gresham: Mar-hall Wald, K. A
Saunder*; clay Waru, K. T. D. Mvcrs
Madison Ward. P. H. Mayo.
TH* City Connell.
Hoard ok Au>kkmi:n.? The Hoard ot Al?
dermen is comUOOOd of eij<hlein members,
three from each ward in the cit v. Hon. Jobn
A. Meredith, of Madison Ward, ls pavel*
dent. The ffoHowtof are Hie other member*
of tbe Hoaid, which meets on the second
Monday In each mont li ut ."> P. M.:
Marshall Ward: J. C. Dickerson. C. H.
I.ips.'or, b, Willinrj U. Willam*.
J?.'Bb.!?3ii Waru : William ll. Scot', James
C. Smfti, lt. (J, Calif H.
Madbon Ward: Lloyd J. Heall, Ljula
Waxnvr, John A. Meredith.
Monroe Ward: L. L. Ha-s, James! . JJrav,
H. G. Cannon.
Clay Ward : c.-ft. H-tk-dale, K. D. Kelly,
Charles L. Todd.
Jackson Ward: O-wuld Ot-ser. Richard
Forrester, Josiah Crump,
Common* Coi nth..?ThtBCommon Council
ls composed of thirty members, five from
each ward. Dr. 0. F. Man-on, of Monroe
Ward, is president. The Common Council
mei ti nu the first Monday in each month at
I P. 31. The following are the.other mem?
bers of thc body:
Marshall Ward: T. W. Davis John A.
Curtis. James Hayes, James F.Glinn, James
ll. (ioddiu.
Jefferson Ward : John M. Higgins, W. S.
Wood, James E. Phillips, H. C. Adam-,
Elijah Ha ker.
Madi?*on Ward: N. D. Hargrove. C. T.
l?avi-. James M. Talbott, E. D. Crenshaw,
Jr.. diaries F. Taylor.
Monroe Ward: T. H. El'ett, W. II.
Basalt, O. F. Manson, J. T. Ellyson, M. E.
Straus.
Clay Ward : Leroy S. Edwards, J. J.
Kinp, Charles R. Skulker, E. D. Chrtstain,
Hobert W. Oliver.
Jackson Ward: W. J. Gentrv. M. IL
Irvin, A. W. Pierce, T*. II. Pollock, Jobn
Bankin.
St'iiitlin'j Committees of Council, 1S78 to
188').?On St leets- From Hoard of Alder?
men : Charles L. Todd (chairman), Lips?
comb. Cabed, Baie, Heall, and Gataer. From
( omnion OoUOdl: Elicit, Taylor, Curtis,
Adam-, (.entry, and Bdwordf. W. E. Cut
BbflW. secretary. *
On Relief of Poor?From Hoard of Alder?
men : Louis Wagner (chairman), Willam*",
and Harksdale. From Common Council:
McDowell, Wood, duli-, and Adams. Ben
Jarain T. August, secretary.
On Finance?From Hoard of Aldermen :
, IL G. Cannon (chairman). Scott, and Todd.
I From Common Council: Skulker. Hargrove,
Christian, and Ellyson. J. B. Koyster, sec?
retary.
On Light?From Common Council: Jobn
A. Curtis (chairman). Crenshavv. (inddm,
aud Gentry. From Hoard of Aldermen :
S'.'oH, Wagntr. and Bark-dale. Dei.is Mc?
Carthy, secret irv.
On Water?Fi om Common Council*:
Chailes T. Davis (chuiiman", Talbott, Bar*
{?rove, and Hayes. From Hoard of Alder?
men : Lipscomb, Smith, nnd Scott. James
E. Biddick. secretary. ?
On Fire Department?From Ci ramon
Council: Charles F. Taylor (chairman). T.
W. Davis. Talbott. and Gunn. From Hoard
of Aldermen; Smith, Heall, and Kelly.
On Schools?From Hoard of Aldermen :
L. L. Bass (chairman). Dickerson, andCabell.
From Common Council: EllyaOR. (ioddiu.
Kdwards, and Hiker.
On Elections?Fi om Common Council:
H. W. Ollrei (chairman), Gunn, and Pierce.
From Board of Aldermen: Cabell and For?
rester. J. B. It iv-ter, -,1'ietarv.
On Police?From Board of Aldermen : 0.
Ga-s i -(chairman) and Crump. Prom Com*
mon Connell: Ktoa;, Hlggine, and Bankin.
Ben. T. Aufuet, secretary.
On (launs and Salaries?From Board ol
Aldermen : J. C. Dickerton (chairman) aad
Forrester. From Common Connel: Ed?
ward*, BUVU, and li vin. Ben. T. AngUOt.
secretary.
On Grounds anl Buildinir-?From Boan
of Aldermen : W. ll. Williams (chairman
and Crump. From Common Connell
Wood, Bayea, and Taylor. Solomon B
Jacobs, secretary.
On Accounts and Printinjr ? From Com
mon Couneil: T. W. Davis (chairman)
Strati-, and Baker, From Board of Alder
men : Gray and Kellv.
On Health?Fi om Board of Aldermen
James T. Gray (clutirmun) and liasser
From Common Council: King, Diggina
and Pollock. Hen. T. August, secn-iarv
On Ceim tern s?From Common council
W. J. McDowell (cbairman), Hayes, am
Pierce. From Board of Aldermen : Li|>
coiiib and Kelly,. Ben. T. August, feen
tary.
On Ordinances?From Common Council
J. T. Ellyson (chairman). Straus, and Skin
ker. From Board of Aldermen: Bass am
Gray.
On First Market?From Common Conn
eil: B.C. Adams (chairman). Phillips, an
Irvin. From Board ot Aldermen: Dickei
son and Crump.
On See.md Market ? From Common Cour
eil: T. IL Ell.tt (chairman), Oliver, an
Da vi-. From Beard of Aldermen : Tod
and Fol-Teeter.
On Retrenchment and Reform?Emt
Common Connell: J. J. King (chairman
Harurove, and skulker. From Board c
Aldermen : (-ray and Bead. Ben. T. Ai
?dat, "-ecretary.
tin Fire-Alarm and Police Telegraph
Prom Board ot Aldermen . W, ii. Vlilton
(chairman) and (ninon. From Domino
Council: Gunn, BlfftOB, and Phillip-.
On Lunatics? From Common Connell
James E. Phillips (? hairman), Bankin, an
Pollock. From Board of Aldermen : Seo
and Wagner.
Ou Improvement of Jinns River?Fro
private citizens : R. E. Blankenship (cliai
man), E. O. NOllIng, Alb-rt Onl-va
George Wr. Allen. 1-aae Davenport, Jot
B. Purcell, and* J. K. Ctiildrey. Fro
Board of Aldermen : Cannon, Heall, ai
Wagner. From Common Council: Curti
Cristian, Crenshavv, and T. W. Davis. 1
I). Whitcomb, secretary.
On Board of Public Interests-Fro
Common Couneil: O. F. Manson (chai
man), Straus, Christian, and Creunbai
From Board of Aldermen : (.ray and Bark
dale. From privalr citizens : A. lt. Com
nev, William H. Palmer, E. O. Noltin
Franklin Stearns, and Joseph R. Anderso
Ben. T. August, secretary.
V?lllrle? uni! tulumi*. l.le. ii-??mI.
The following licenses were issued in 18
on vehicle*) used in transporting mereha
disc, passengers, _c, producing the folio
lng revenue:
807 oue horne waroni am! dray*.}
3()1 twu-liorM! Wi.K<>?* ??d dray*.1*8,897
38 tlim-hor?e w*Mt<>i>< nnd carla.f
17 rour-t)oi?* -vait-'Ds ai.-l caro. ;
107 haeks and mmilbuwa. *' _?
ll tjunti'.*._?_
??.8:!:l
The issue of dog-, bitch*, and gOBt-med;
and receipts therefrom In 1879 were os f
lOW*: oaali.
1,506 -Ibu mtittt.? iii
147 Boal-tnedala. ***
17 bllc_-u?ed?la....... **
SSS
There bas boen tn tmnual decline 1ft
OUR MANUFACTORIES.
Our annual tabular *fa-*-mrnt of the msnuf?etorie4 of Riehmdnd for 1 SIT!"* -hrrrs Iff
- -i ilili*I.in- iii- .it work?an incn*_*e ol Jt. They employed 14,111 hands?an laeream of
2,-Kl.l-and the sales of their product* for 187b amounted lo 833,406.940, or 90,033.690 more
than in |f78. Mo*t of our manufacturers sav there has been a Mead J growth in btMlwm
sinee tbe revival of trade early la*?t sprint*, and II at 'he outlook for the eoming vear i*
full of promise for a healthy and largely-incressed de maud for their wares. Tin y men?
tion, too, us an encouraging feature In the trade of our city, that orders are eomiug ut
regularly from tbe mo?i distant Htatt"* and countries. Iii- worthy of note that tbe profit*
realized have generally l-een satfsfnetorv. so much so (bat Increased capital is being in
vested, and pn-uarations are being made for tnlargement in many branches of our me?
chanical Industrie*.
Kino ok Mamita* toriks.
Ajrrtriilter.il inarhlnrry. liii|ilrinrntH. ac.
Ale. beer, ami ?a-tla-water.
Bak*-r?.
H?rr*-I*.
Ila k mt) -.1111111-.
H?K* anti BOHOO USgglSg.
Ht lek.
milder*.
BU ir*.
Un k.l.Iii.I. ri. lilli..-.'! a |.li.r-. :iu.) |uiper-t*.>x inakf*
BOOk* niel Joli-1.rill er. .
II. Pta, Photo, l*>?t|,fr ami I.- ith>-r uno f.
Brooaa. wood* aaB will w-wart.
I'"!-** (W.MHll....?.
faa-ly.if. .
t irriMia****. ._...!-. an i . .r -.
( Ijrart ?-vd rl-r?r*U-*?.
fig tr bo*;*-".. .
ii.ff.-i-' ant.' iptcc-mlll,..'.
fl.ullin*-.
I 'Tll-llie a'.
fiaili)n-rji*torl.'-.7.
fiitimi- una wmii'di-inill tlx'tire*. .
I'ruir*. mi -11 t-i in-, a mt merit-Jillet'. .
ri-riliiz'-r-i.
nour. ... ..
Mirintur., ButtfBBSea, Ac.
(irani "**??*t.rk*.
Irmi- ami null-works, ina. inna work*, fntimlrle*.
billie.
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4
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ii
7
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4
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aa
14'
it
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3
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au1
274 4
1U_
104'
340
?ara
3
386
131
?mg
a I'l
aa
ii
135
-*o.v
14!
sf
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ll
17.-,
7)111
120
'-'lu
1.1
43U
2.0181
8
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i
los
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g
Sn
7
051
17-'
aol
_..-.??;
?sw.
6371
2871
ii
331
io
4?.
tl
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ii- i" ' {,
14.0""l
lft.tfto1
4.754.'. |
29 BOO
17.826
ll.flooi
3**. 500,
io
?8.ono;
1*8.160
l'>.;.". I
60.451 1
il.ano
2-.1.450
?j.ot.6
lwiu'.n1
723
8.50)) I
'.' .3 ?>:,?
.12.300
?_1."i tl' ii
1 ono:
23.t_7
7._.iKiii
311.lHI.il
8.7DI)'
4?.i'()t)|
ft72.0001
180
ft, 00(1
1*460
70.000
lu ooo
6.240,
.12.700
12.000
2 OOO'
7.7.1)0'
40.1)001
li.000
25.0001
4.7ftft
16.89.1;
371,1001
24.31)01
13.lot)!
12.860
11.200,
Bili
10.000,
1,228
6801
BB.aao
84.800
UO.80O
148.860
3y O'ut
14.000
83.000
IS-I.I'OO
."?..ono
30.00?
65.000
01.321
20.2O0
26,500
104 600'
72,7' "I
67.120
2.700
lt.ooo
?_,!..",(Ul
2tf 800
05. ??)?'
2.400
87T..1BO
?tl, DOO
1.082 ooo
-'.av
108.1 00
487?.*,00
10.600
l-l.Ooo
lg BOO
88 ooo
sr,.or.
48.-_(-0
40 ftOO
14.000
l.ftOO
20 ftOO
?.r,oo
2 HO')
2.*..OOO
86.086
108.600
4CO OOO
50.500
131.000
55.200
i OOO
12.OOO
4-000
MOO
fi.OO.)
Total*.jj
j eelpts from Ibis saree for Hvo years past.
Ia 1hT*_ thc issue whs?Dosrs, kt., 1,717;
roeta, 197?saakiag ga aggregate al M.*
815.10.
CITY DEBT.
lite rollond ny i* a statement of the liond
ed debt of tin-city of Riebasond aa it ex?
isted oe tba lal of January, 1865, ta 18so
ini'liisivc, and the matured interest of same
dates :
cor.Tj-iTiiicfjxiTTrx
X-l-,-.4-a?l-J^I*J-.,~,_C.5;3!3>
o?'ciav.-?'*i;wae7.*i-iy
W 'JS -J) ja 'X, a* X XK tc K IC tc IC w ?
icJoic*OfCictc'c*4J:'__i;'c?M
?*;ikM't?j:i..c**lit^;'t
i? * <-^j tc-i s*.^.-iK ju ??-ia
S?3afv*'-f lo is TC T Q0K.XXi_.is1s
a>*._.-;rf.ic*.<. r.c*^c--.rf--c-_
wo>w.-i'^i;i;7r /tctctciciC'C
ICtCICtClC--HCIC
?j ? ? _. o j. ?* ~ CS ~ ?
fc4.*.fci-r-ipc:
*., -j -a c.,,t -j -a z, b -:
ccccco----:
0S9*i0a0.90
^* *?*.*.;>;__ ic K. ic tL.ict-0? ?
4- i-'-.. i- *. ic ic 'j. '?? __ -; _ a ie V
-tr.-."_ ?4-_. ->?uoxi -j cc Tr
ot? _m?c-c.-cr.-IICS ??*4? .
ic le _ - C_ Lc':; x V tc 7 z i". _ ic
la^a _ rf-IC .fcrf-Y IC -? _ :'.?.?*
ciy"-*7f.'^: acx rtc-ctcic.tctv i
3
n ?
ICICtC'CtCtCICC'-H.?hM
?_r _?- r3-.rf.-_ reste tc icc*? ?
ic i c - _ - -j r. _ p -. 3 ? j- ? *? y*? * w
?_ _? V x ic I- '?:'?':? -i i: t? b tc rf- ?
_;ii;i.*',U'''Ca..u _? ?? r,
/ rf- _j^r. I* - *-**** ?? ~ X - x tc cc I
? -
Iii.' eitv ih.-irt.i- lin,il* UM ISUM "I
bondi to 18 per emt, <>r ili,- taxable
-allia- 'I' I al t tat.' a-.----.il 1 -I ?.t
? .1 nii.arv. 1S7H. Bl 628.538.802?18
1. i ..nt. ..! wlilel, in . ki-- Un- lintel
limit.18.187,188
I'i.-uti- ie. 4.47M24 ?
-orptu*.
*(!*i8.tt*l7
All iii itiire.l lu.iel* ..I" tba ell" have I .-.-ii |>ri,mptl\
li Oil :i- pr--tii'i-I. I i- le-xl ni "it uri iv.u:-> In
.iui\ an-i A'1-.'ii-'. 1880 amount Ins t<> 1106.108?
a pori i '.I ... wbltta hat e slreadt bi *n pnretaa*4*-d i>x
th. .-..inuit ? i "ii. i- >.I thi' linking fa nd. ". h. v ar.
|.re|'*i'i-'l to pinella.e tin balam**- befocs maturity
..ii ia. -.'I talion ;it jiar and interest.
HEAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY
AND TAXES THEREON.
The following statement contains the as
lease 1 \ lina Ol all the real and persons
property la Ibe eitv and the taxes them in
thc nun.uer of polls, fte.* for Ibe fear 1870
rate of city tax, $1.40 OB the 8100 value
polls al ad eeata i uta included :
uv
fi
H
s
? :
am
I a 3:
-*?*?'-.*?* = __:_??? 7 ~
ll: : "! 7) , r a a er st
il: : *:> = - s ' _'_
???-:*,s";t"C";7"
* * * n iii if* . * * i
2_.a_.7i_3_.3_.7~.
? ll____>i*!?Ba*I
Ef. _.__.-_._ _.__._
w aa -T *- *t - * a 5 _S
1: J: 1: J: 1 ? J f
I: j: 1:1:1: li
?1_
CX
-.J-l
MX
-> l
MWMWM4H4 M
? X'C TC-T LvX-_Ca_-l
rf- Q ** i _ IC *? f -I C - V5
?75,^?|,>''a*;*3l
ic _ . --j-'V*".'?_*.--"?_
r. _?..-_ ? ? **. ? lc t-1 ^i _
?-; cc; rf.: ic: cc:
a: ic. h. '?.'. iz'. ?,
*?? a- ii- m- ?? ?
m: a: c-' cl 3. r
IC' a-, k: *-; ,c; ?-:
is: x" r: o>: U: Ul
_ S* e*? K! ?* ,c -
v,' a?. c: rf*- o> -.:
*- la *??_
i- ic-e
tc-ctcxc*'-*s tc
wac*-*????.'?-?.' ic;-cit'
icx, ci x t. . '-'-r. v -r. c>tc
a*.*.;a:r;,'.'i-.i:
i!2*-4-Ji?X^jicci*;/
?Mule AsN.Hsinciii and T?x*>n fmr I*s7
Vaiu--or raalaataas.??_8.i4H.,_
Value ul" i-en-onal |ir"|.?*rty. 7-471.41
Value ol' luci nu-. I. J.*- ll
Vi7,04hT.1
The following taxes were assessed :
Tux .... n-al e*'.U.-.S141.74H
Tax on i-eiiuaal i>n,|ierty. 3 7 357
Tax mi Itu* 'im*. 18.-88
Tax mi t-npltail?n. Itt."in7
Tax un t-an_ Kock. 10,818
Tax ou lici n-t*f t_eutn?t. l*)7V._l
Tax ou llqtior-llr**!,-*-(-a-H-r'a..-) ... '_7.i*-S8
Tax on Masaan rssBsssss. *_8,sio
Total SUte Uxe*.8358 301
The State tax on real eMate and persoi
property In i per eent. The Stat.- tax i
incom ? ls 1 per cent. The State c-pitatk
tax-is fl per head. The Moflett register I
eludes Irom Ibe 1st ol December, 1878.
tb. 1st ol December, 1879, which makes )i
one year, and the lot- on tbe previous yt
will be aeeo lo be $&.,834.0_. And lt w
be seen that thu uj-gre'-ate falling off In I
ww i i-. .nu ...-a. ._-j a^|.v?aav .?...
rc* - total State taxes U ?Ht,9M.03
fi.') I4.1M MMMUMl M.4te.Ml *2l.4??.04<)
TAX ON REAL ESTATE, CULVERTS
AND VAULTS--1865-1879.
The following i*t a M dement of the taxa?
ble value of real estate, and taxea thereon,
from i,**fi.*) to 187!) Uielnaire, under a-->-.
in,mi made t?y order of the Council:
CCXTCXT / xx xt -r t i r x
? i-i-i-i-i^-ws-'?j*.a;,
?jt-)*>:.*.-^-5S /-i-**.-.-.
ll K i; M tc K lc IC r*. IC KK K - ?
?tii;p,::*'.*.*>'.x:';-.
?iv ? rc *r ?-c-*-*: ~? '?s'-i'-i^
7 ? -.-ic _?*-,*.??? 5?a xx ?c*>
?*) 7-*^ ? ~ o *-> *r ?.-*-.-.> ?i r.-.i <*
tx -.: ? "?-*r?i--'--jrc_lci; b
?4910301 / -r. -> ? ~K'_-jH
o***??-*5_03_or.,"-i
ki-u -*. tc-1 ? -? ? ~f. -?- -^:
><-?- ii ?-?*. ? -.???*.. t?ir. ?
c. -*(ik j. s-mS-b --i--c ut:
bxt-i.-lirsMii.'r.': "-i;;
>-?. , _x i**4<5+?>*?-MK IC'
5-.o---.-j^-r.?;xj; -rec --.'
**-_??.__*.?.? rx-^_|-. ti,J.- ^ -5
?.?tc *.._ j3- tcrt - - -.,;_ x-C ?3 ?
J*-." "-'/?7i~'**-*J-,*-ti - s j.i; -.
ac I' b - i* b. ic * bis tar ? ? ? I j a> >.'
*'i5"-'*-. -;-j*o?j~?ixt ? i . ??"*?
".'--"-?-?i*- ?-*sx ".??---1- :".
*.'-* r r.-..-j-^-r ? tcic: : : :
?-j x r V - V :c *c 'r - ?: : : :
r ta*l*K -"N*-K- ? ?
uchi*:io-,**.????: : ; ;
* I), n-i. .-..r |1, gu-,.-. 10 by nuking Ibe city con
I .lin 1 . Hu- BtatH ;ir??i -lil.ni.
CITY GAS-WORKS.
The following i- 1 statement of tho gas
mode anti eooruned durtog ihe year 1879:
1-1
ia \
IO
7.i
1^
I.',
10
January.. 9.40400C 9,4:14.537
K-:.i-u.-u-v.I 7.092.001 7 *-.*-.ru
atatrk. 7..*.7H.'2n(i 7-750,409
Anni. 6 836,500 6.8'.2ft.H-t)
Miv. 6.^65,901 6.108 060
*iiiii'. Ml 8,501 5.293.19:1
?lui).I 4,979.500 5.232 B06
Aiuiu-t. 5.841.800 .-...",..,t-:i
September. 8.6SS.600 0.018.303
no ..lu r.' 8.128,700 8.225.529
Not. inixr. 9,326 600 9.297.534
Decenter. 9,970.5001 9.985,100
Total.' M8.37O.80(. HS.197.454
Total quantity of coal used in the mann*
Picture of rt)i-- ira* wa- S8M tone: total
(pi-miirv of c *ke DM I in tin* rctort-boii*. ,
171,410 bushel* 5 total ipi unity of Hom need
in purifying, 85,815 bushel-.
Receipt* tor eok" and other article-. -,.hl,
19,150.
Tne Mowing la a statement of meter- in
?ind out of -M and introduced for new eon
sumen: In use, 1,100; out of noe, i4Sj in
11 .niue, il for new ((iii-llinei-. 90.
.**/,,( f-V'/ r.s.?horty-six miles and 2,001
fe, t have been laid from thcionitneneemetit
of ibe troika io date.
OBttt limpi Tfumhrr il bal report
1.105; added during tin* peat year, T?total
1,-io-J. _
CITY WATER-WORKS.
Tbi-i department, although an extensivi
ami eomplicated one. 1- very generatlj ii
good eiuKlitioll. The j,ililli--the llio
importanl portion of the arorks?la lu rer
good working order, considering tbe ex
eeeslre labor tbey have to perform. Tbel
woik ls continuous, exe, pi being stoppei
for ncc?ary repair-, ivhieh. from eoostan
labor, is frequently important to losur
their efBeieney. During the long dry apel
of the paai ??'?miner mueb dur.,-iiit; weees
perienced iti keeping up tbeenpply, an.
but for the ?.|eain-punip the blgfc re-eivoi
would have been alnio-t oshansted. Foi
tuna'elv li'ifie-het ha- occurr* d diirinir tli
peal fall te atop tba trotting of tbe pnmpi
ami if no dlfleoltj should oeeur during tb
winter from I .vee?ive old weather lb
suppl* ria be kepi op. The demaud u-io
? bc works ii not very materially boroo
whit it wa* last yeal".
The re-eivoir- are in mo-f excellent cor
ditton, and their -.in rounding bein- it.
proved, liny now prowl a very attructiv
appearance." The untiring efforts of th
reepeettve anpeflatea4aati bea tended ref
materially to add to their beauty. The-,
place-, are now an inviting resort for th
citizens aa well as strangers.
The atie-l-main-, fire-plug", stop-coem
and oilier portion- of Hie work* are all i
most excellent workins-orde-. Altbouj*
the original works were built in l<**ai, au
the water turned into the city in thc eail
part of i*h;i_. tba verfel tken eoootruete
are ns effective as those erected -inc . Tl.
first water-wheel and pump U still in 001
*tan' u-e, anil .linc ba-, but lillie linpairt
its efficiency. , m
Then* were laid dunn-.' th- year -U*!
'.-. t -ix-ineh, i.'Ul feet four-inch, and 2.
feet tbraa tank main-pipes in tbe variot
-neets; 4 six-inch, I loiir-lnch.andttbro
imli ".Top-cocks | 4 single- and 5 doubl,
nozzel fire-plugs were put in. One fcundrt
and sixty-two new attachment-! with tl
stree'-mnins were made tor private an
otter buildings during the year.
Receipts for the >ear (twelve month*
172,503 33; expenses for tbe year \}Wmt
mont tis), fdi.tWT.tJO. ,
Wurlie*, January I,1870, waa thc col
est day of the year?thermometer at 8 de
j-rce*.; and Wcdoe-iiluv. .lui** letti, wa* lin*
ball asl lhen_onwHf Ml degrees In the
shade.
CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT.
The Richmond Fire Department is cim
po*ed ol a chief engineer and three a-sNt
snt en**ineer-, seven foremen, slxty-lirre'-,,
miuute-mm, fifteen -.tatfnn-iT.en, ami 8bJrn->
leen horses, located and divided ns follows:
(J. Watt Taylor, chief engineer; .J. F.
Win.field, first assistant engineer: A. I..
Kti'imi, second assistant engineer; Kdmund
I. Snead. I hird as>l-tanf rn_lnccr. VA
tviird II. Fidler, clerk to Fire Department.
Stenm-Fire rankine Otnp.iny, No. 1.
Twenty-tilth street near llro.id?John II.
Redwood fun min, .'I -.tttion-uien and 9
minti-e-mcn.
Steam Fire KnuineCompany, Xo. 2, Maio
street nt ar Twentieth?Herman Paul lore
man. | station-nen, and il minute-men.
Steam Fii'-Kns"ine (_'omp*.nv. No. .1,
Broad street near Ninth?Miles T. Phillips
foreman. .'I BtSgk,a*_ten, anti 0 minute-men.
Steam Fire-Kn.^ine Com ps nv. No. 4,
Third street near Brand J. T. Pemberton
tore awn. :i station bbcb, end u minute-men.
Steam Fire-Knirine Company, No. 3,
Krook avenue and .Marshall street?Klin*
il. Kelly leretttan- .'I station-men, and 9
mintite-inen.
Ht.*e Oaaaaanr. No. (J, Tenth street near
Main?.J. K. Walthall foreman, 9 minute
mep.
Hook-and-I.adder Truck Company, No. 1,
ilroud -.treet near Ninth?A. T. Minor fore
nun, _ station-men, and !) minute -men.
The Fin De* artment co.?ts the city about
? .'i-i. i hui per a i: n ti m.
fina Durii'i it,.- Year.
Thc folio., un.' i*. a slatcinent of the (ires
that hate oe urred durlag thc fear, with
csu-ea, l-SM*, etc.:
iH7a.
.I.n'y .'-..
?lan'y 7..
.Jan'y P..
Jan'T IH.
.tan'y IP.'
i
.l.'.ll'V If,
Jau'v 81.
Jan'y 84.
JuVrSB.
TwVf 1 -
Ket.'y 4..
Fet.'y 4. :
Fch'y 8.. I
K.li'v 1.1. j
t-Vi.-v in
Pl l.'V -I
Mareil ll
March 17!
Mull H.
April 7..j
\prll B.
A|nll I I .
April 18.
A--rll'_4.
May 3..
May 7..
Mav17.
Ma* 88..
Mav SI
May 88..
.lune I.,
.line io.
.lune Di.
.lune 18.
.June '_ I .
.lune '_4.
June VJ4.
.hint- 88.
Jans *_7.
July ."....
July 7...
July 14..
Jail* BO..
Alu.*') 8..
auk t M
Aogrtta.
Seiii'r .8
Sept'r 18
Se.'t'r 2S!
ti,rr 15.1
tn-1'r 80.
in-i'i* !*B.
uct'r 2H.;
nc 'r '_<) :
S,,\'r '....
\'..v'r 14.
St Vi- 1.1.
N'.v'r'JI.
Sov'r'IU.
I'e.-r I .
11, "-r t
IXi-V 15.
I)., i- III.
li.'-*r 24.
ll .'I?'.:'...
3
7
16
18
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4
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8
3
ga
_
81
2
I I
r.t
88
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4.1
.8
71
I I
HI
4
8
k
l.
71
59
41?.
4.".
4.r,
4 ta
4.',
.!
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7<
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'!?
171
'tl
I Hill OK KIRK.
i 25 OI'jM'cesnil MSteBMS.
20 00 l.lftlteil cuni le net tire to
I 1-eiJ-rl.itliiiiK Ina clitlr.
23 00 Mantel --i)-*lit tire from
Itre-plart-.
. Boys ktiiclllng Are to
I wann l.y.
20 OO'K.xnloal.'ii of kerosene
i . ll la tup.
| BO;( lilnmev spirk*.
500 00 Chi Ul Itt* ?p?rk4.
OOO 00 I'tikiiown.
50 Ot) Chimney *.pnrk*.
5 00 ( Illuniev --mrks.
400 00 li'iein:iiiry.
B 00 ( lilinmv -piirk*.
3 50 BiptWlOS of koro-en-*
utt lamp.
'>:>0 nt i 1111u11? \ -park*.
_M O 001 *u*cl-lent rrom Move.
50 Ol' ( hliniiev *p?rks.
.".O'tMl ll an-lt- in*> trom BM Ol
| pIiiinN-i'a dre-ii'it.
?_0 00 ,i hlinnev spark*
. Ki ml ijilmnev.
coo oolKxiiii.-iiin "f k.rro > _a*
i nil lamp.
5 Ol'I Wee BM niatcli"*.
. Coal fl.Uiiney.
18000 00 UnSDOwB.
. i 1,1-uiuy -pail.-.
.">0 00 Vi-eiilent I'niin l?t n/lue.
K) co iliiriilnt* ol ruijl.i-li lu
hennery.
5 00 tweet ive flin*.
. Kout elili-tiit-v.
JiiOO 00 \i*iltl.iil iroin -'? *? ? in
kitchen.
:,() 00 rnkn.i-n.
5 0() rhino ey -.p?rk*.
IO Od l'iikii"Wu.
50 OO'.v.rhiat-'it *lovc-plpe.
40 Ol' (liiinni-v Miark*.
?_0 Oo'fligi elli* flue,
100 Ol- I'nkin.wii.
ll) on (lilmney loarfc*.
80 tv. rofeiie-i.tl lamp tx
|,l"*t'in.
400 Ot I'liknown.
I'liniii-y ap'irk*.
Heronros "il lamp *?*??
plosion.
10 Ol ''iiknowi".
4 fl I) Ol Aft ?Melli trom Stump of
clear.
Vcr. 1 lent -.lille liol **?{ tri r.
'J0000 00 Vetl'lfut from MgtiOBB*
rv <*-*g!i... Lu noam.
Keri-M-n.- ult toi-k Ure
w .Hi* niling a llj.'lile'l
lamp.
0000 ot \ifnitni t- nu blast Iw
liaei-.
OM) Oi liieeiiillary.
1 100 00 ityeilieat'-'l llOf) ?
IOHO ( 0 lief- elive flue
.' Kimi i-liliniiev.
'-fl 00 Unknown.
., foul chimu.*-. .
. rates atora*..
.IlliirniiiK ot t-ri-* utt'l
vneilsln clark'.Spring
? lot.
500 i o -pirn* from lo.i.iiiotive.
loon no t iilinn.-y ipark*.
?'.-, 00 vei'i-i'-ii! from t,.\.-i"t''
I--., on \,-.lil. ni trom awn,
250 00 Ciikii"wn.
:iii no Inca ndl try.
?il (Ul \,; I'l.-nt 11 "III ~l-.ve-|il|*4*
ll.nu I (' I'liktl'iv. n.
75 oe v.-ri'i- iii from '.'a--J.t.
50 nu ivt.-iiiv'- ilu*.
171 ('APITI l.ATION.
'I ,-. ill* :
1878
janna rr. I
I . l.llla'N
Mareil...
Ai'iil...
May...
.lune ... ,
Julv-'
Aui-u-t
--. pit lil'i
tu-i.l.er
n.ivi tn'r
Ds**4*ni*r.
Total*, o.'.1 tl
Amount <>*' I
in-iiian i'i
reportk.1 to
the ? I re |
I) i p-irt
lilillt.
Nit !"-?
CAl'SBS OF I IBB.
1 ?? I - r,f Mic* and nwii-bi ? fi
?) fr_ 50 A'li'i' lit tuan Sn -
70 Ol i.i:-.-.-. I
'_ 405 00 ??" I'll ul ii.su?
l.l 15 OO die. -
i;:i.*. 00 At ? Id4*nl i I i ?? '"
4e,o oflI -I..*.ti an I dot ? ?
00,000 0 til'*.- . ?
U.7.M1 00 \ .el' "' '!'"'" l""*
1.026 00 lin*. '
l.?rio uo V'-'i'i-i" ii"'" ??
41.1 001 gsr-iiMon. 1
_j Aei-liteel tl'i'iu en*
ns.isHi) in trtii--'i.ru a ?? ?????? I
! Ua-l'lrnt lr-'ltl til l*t
I tummct. i
\ce\dt in tr-'in *.t ?
\i.
Ai .l-'i'iil I'n.m flit**
wmk*.
hrt..*,.*i,", 00 Klil'lllDa,' Hf- "?'
-1 floor.
'0 '!?_?'> OO'KeriiM-ne.'il explo*
'"-*'????:.
C'iliinuy -parki....1
laeeiuliary.
Car.-lesa t*S Ol BBS*
p. J.
Koo' rill in ne*.*.
Barnlns <>f rutn.i*li
anil munta.
O. ln-tlie itu.-*.
tl- iitujc tar... .
*t|i*rk-i f.oui loco
inotlvr.
I Ka mt alarm.
I itkniwi,.7...
lo 1878 tba total anasbet af alarms wu
,;> and thc lO-S IllBtltl.
The bearleal loss la an? on.* monih ari
ln \?"li*t; IbesmsllfSt wat in -Match.
Alarms were turned la from Htatlon
nine times: Btatlon 7, twice; Station i<
wp-,.- Station 1-. twice: Station?.tarlee
ssratlon I. three tun.*: Btatloa SI, twice
Sta >n 15. once; StatloB W, Bra lines
siatlou 23, lotw times* MtolNK
tgtion 14, thr," tune*; Station *
il. once; Btatlon 3. once, rotai, tft.
Tbadopartmeut hu* not t-.-'n ui*ijt.tc
hy a public uluru) dunn;: thc vcr. in H
ditton to the fires for which regular attaa
wnc^iven. there have hean tiitrtn ? BB
ilurms " rejiorted, which invt.lv. il a Maa ?
one hundred and filly doHsr*., and -vii*
were put out by tbe. station-men or :??Ji*?it:
diemen. _
FIRE-ALARM AUB _*OLICI_ TKU
GRAPH.
There wai but one cfianjre uw?jW io tl
Bira* "tlstm stallons dunns* tin-n8SB>, that
reuiovin*- Kire--t;.ti?t M f.omih-, enrni r
-. venteet.tli and Washii^tou MB881 s to tl
, !,e.:.,..:.ke and Ollio *ho#-i. Tbo to
nuuilMTol llre.tlarm boxci .*- :tl; sud I
pta* number nf inti uWrtinicol** on I
Ulio.-w.re lat. Mr. li. Uk* ******
the fcU*>_riute!>den'.
THE CHLMN-OZ-NG ?
The lollortin;,' i-i. a sUdemeut of the MB
btr, condltioo, aad work done bv the ebal
j-atiK for the year ItTIO! Numaerol P
soners reoelved, 189; number of e*eais
3; n'amber recapturod, i; oumDer
it rc t-bailn*) cbMiued, WW
?trert-oaiinacr^u-f--,-*^. .
d* Cooilderlog tbe cbaraetec ol worn do
-MJ|JiXM!ATCj?
THUMB OF ADVKitne^iKX^
< ***H-I**VA Kl KIM Y IH ADV AMOS
one miecreittiit lotfttiou. trim,
i.ne *.|uar?, two iDMr-M'.na.. "ff
.laemiuere.ttuoo looortlone..,.??.' , _
? me moore, rim Temh Hom._? "*"*' J?
',)e*.|rja?stwtireln*rtioM..,..?..*"*_* 2 X
<?. t?-o-u-?^ on* atoota.,. ' ,?_
'M. BfMffB, two nMBtiMU. , ?. .J Jj I
i up viuore. '.hr*"*? -o***lhB.'.'.'."'..'itt ot
by fh?-gnnjr. they lo*c been DT*Tcl/filthier
Uiun rootd l?eex|Ktted. H.-j*-*-, ii*; jarjt6
niimbir el street-b??fnt eieeuedL Che gMM
have ci-an ed and graded Hree*/ eb-aaei
Cutten., moved laDm-p*-*,**. put don rvdValn
pip??, lowered gee-nfjwa, removed treen
from sii-eet.", removed *?>??* from -id-*- falk*
md cif-Hitt'fs. enitiog ot.#. gutter*. f*?*i-_ed
and Hxjd walks al Ckfmbof tzo park, un Ard
ilr-od. Mei walks, lowered ?ewer?, net not
fW^talGatpble's Hill, and (ter incidesftt
work. I Odleers of irranar. W. C. Wilkin-**
nnd Jajnes Trimmer. Total cn to the etty-,
i ctn Ai.-tiHnoi.si;
TliJ-'lty Almshouse is unbr the control
of till Cmmilt'e of the (ay (*oan*f|| for
'f.ief of t* I*oor-vlz.: I.. Wagner
lian). H. ?:. Adams V . H. Wiffl-ftns,
%deI>owej. J. a. Curt s, C. It. 15uk*.
j . H. Wood.
IilHeemo!: the institut! tn are : < liub-e
joter, -i |.. r-nt.ml, n : W ulUm J.
[av?i?.tan! lU'wriuten ent; J. 8. i^
pbysicl in. % rn
nf fnmattt A>ha\tt"i w)i?rhagt<l un,*.
Itt Almth uit. from Ju), miry 1, J.87D, to
yl?r'Z,th, 187H.
Whit*.*..
AifiltiH. | l)|*<-h.ir?e*l. I Di#L
M?!???.Ifl I Heit'.inti | Miler...J...17
Kciii-tR- .... 70 I Female*". Aw | Fem.!*'-**)' '.'.'.IO
("lillilf+ii.... j*. | , in ? ?-? rr. aft 1 ehlldrvii.... 8
?r.sui....2ia I u?i| so
I ?? _._ mm
("OLOBKO.
?-Unlit, .K I lil-rlir.ryw.1. I |t|,,i
m?ic*.140 M?ii-*...!T^?e Mate*!;:... 44
K. -ni'.ie*....lfttf | lYnmle-.i ix j K?m*li?. . ft7
( tnllreii... 60 1 Cliintreii. 44 ll'UII-jrei).. 18
{eal 2581 ij9
Tc tal iiimil < r r> in ih ln/.c Mroe.lmu>.
winn* in.-ii.*. SOI (Dlomi Malet. 78
While Mini... 49 (olxnil fV.mal*'*.... 04
White chi tireu. 6l Colored cliilOren... 1?
Tout.foil fo7
(Jrau.l total, 2fl'2-brlng nine lev* than at Hie -a nw
.Iriii- la t yt-ar.
Diuinf* tiie year elj*bt white and elj-hi
colored children have been adopted?four
white adopted by ladle*) to be raised aa
their own. and four white placed in orphan
asylums : three colored adopted by colored
persons to be rai-i d as their own; three
colored placed in colored orphan asylums,
snd two colored apprenticed.
I?e|??rtmeiil or Out Ihmr I'oor.
Thi" department, also under the control
of thc Committee of the Council for the
Itel lc f of the Poor, has furnished relief to
out-door |x>or from January 1, 18711, to l>e
eeuil.er 2o", 1879. as follows:
Bat ions.?1 orn-nieal turnishe.l, fl, 195
bushels: corn-meal furnished last year,
7,883 bushels, 44 pounds: dccicase from
last year, 1,688 bush*!*, 44 p .units.
Fuel.?\\ ood furnished. Wi i ohiIs; wood
fuini-hi'd last year, 8.?o cords?increase
over last year, Ih cord*. Coke furnished,
402j bushels; coke furnished list year,
.'l,7.)!ij bushels--decrease from la-t year,
-1.277 bushels.
Medicines.?Pre seri pt ion* furnished from
city dispensaries (exclu-ive of *t]eili.-al Col?
lege). 4,945; prescription* furnished but
year, 4,099--teereeae ever bet vear. Mt,
( offin.s.?Niimher furntslied, |1?| BMBf
her lurui-hed I -t jeir, IG I ? increase over
la*! year, 14.
Burials.?Number furnished, ||t| num?
ber furnished last year, 20.**. -increase over
last year, 5.
I.iilmr Isi lia nvie.
In April last a M L-ibnr-Kxchange" wan
otabli-hed tn connecilon with tbe Depart?
ment Of Oiit-lli.or Poer. The number of
persons applying for employment, &c, is
a* follows :
White.?Number of applicants, DO; em?
ployment obtained?male-, lg j females, 15.
Colored.?Number of applicants. '215;
employment obtained?males, || females,
79.
I Hy ImbulMiie*.
Number of signals answered, '212; mim?
bi r of sunni- ans wend last year, 205 ? in?
crease over la.t year, 7.
Of the 212 ambulance cases, 95 were
whites and 117 were colored; 22 whites und
81 colored were brought to olendboteee*
Dre. That Its M. Mudd*, \V. A. Ilea*, and
Paulus A. Irvin1,' are thc surgeon* in
ebarge,
illy n<.*.|.ii.'.i smiiii pan*)
Charles p. Bigger, superintendent. Thia
institution la nader ibe control of tbe Com?
mittee oa Health?ria.: Jamel T. Orel
(.hallinan. 0. (leaser, .1. rf, King, .1. M.
Ulggtna, Tbotjma H. Pollock.
No patients were admitted, ili-eliiri'cd,
,.r di. il from January I, 187b, to Decetnbir
81, H79._ _ _
ItlUIHIIM) I-OI.I4 i: I OIK I".
The police force i* appointed by and im
der the eontrol ot the Board of Potiee Ceeo*
ini-ioiK r-. eonebltM ?'< Mon. NV. C.Car
ringion fpwaldi ni), Jobn Enders, K. T. I).
Myer*, P. II. Mavo. .lames \V. .-"hicld*,
john Oresham, and I-.. A. geundore.
Major Juba Poe, dr., chief of police;
Wall ice \Vasiiiii'_ton, cleik lo fame; Dr.
i . \v. P. Brock, police surgeon.
pirti Fotict Station <>id Markot).**-*Ua?.
tun. lames B> PleasanU: bergeenta, B. K.
Howard. W. lb WliUlo.k, lunn I Wren;
and 27 p "trollii. ii.
HecoBtl Police Motion (Ne.v Market).*?
( iptaln, Tnoama B. White; Benreenmt
Ueiil.cn T. Beet, Jobn T. Hall, John I). ******
un; and M patioiinen.
I'kini I'oiiif Station (corner of Brook
nv inn.- and Mir*bill street J.-Captain,
Challis ll. Ipps* Sergeants, ltobert N.
Tbomas, Dudley (.lim in, J. il. Parater;
and 27 pitroluieti.
Sergeant E. ll. Chalkley, officer at Police
Court.
Three mell detailed for sanitary duty, and
under the c miro! of Mi<* Pr. sub nt of the
Boord of Health, making ? total of 84 offi?
cers and mea.
Cheoges in tbe force daring the year:
Resigned, I: Obchaigedi 2?totai, 8; ap*
pointed, 8. ...
Total number of arrest! ma.te, 4.11o;
felony, 202: ini-dctiieinor, :{9?i"*; white,
1^08; colored, 1,471 total, L17b.
Number ol ordinance violallona reported,
I,'iii; number ol lodgers bo.,inodated,
204; number if slams**! lire, nh.
_rn uti
BUILDINGS KKKCTED IN 1879.
1 hen* weil-1 ?71 r*?k buUdlngaerected, ion
f, um bnUdiags rrected, md .V2 old build.
?ogeeolerged- tetalceetol wini? amounted
I, H !0,ooo.
|>0|HilMttuHol ItUliiiioiiiluiiU ll.iirleo.
The population ol UtwHtt) ******h in'
.lu.i,ii.' ijichmoiid etty, waa ie fe_onra?
.-...-'I l lilted Mate- I -ii-' - taken :
ITJW. [J-JJj
!||8:::::::;:::::::::::::::^u::':::::::::i^
imo.:,;^
toao. tl .%?;'
}^!1.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.. \'JL'".\V.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.V.\wsu
Ind'. . ,. i -.
laro.*___;
Hy an -numeraliou cf iababtUotS maui
in ITMi bt order ?t tbs Cottnc I. the i?>pu
UtlOOOf itichmond. was staled lo M l.'WI
,.f xvhiiU.ai3 were whiles. In 1800 ll wr
9fW] i'i IMO. ?.>?-.
I h. population i f Itichmond was In
1840..;" ".j-i-J
U?lj;::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::.^
t-71. . ?*U'7'
IK'S.
.eu
Mi loree tout* except for is74 a id ir*.
see from the UafbrdtBateaeeaene, lW*ef<
|s7i oe from census iliad* by tin ??/,*, ai
thone*; tlK)?e for 1870 ur.* fro^.vstlm*1
,.f ll .aid of lilith.
A -etiool tvotlHl was taken r.tm'M thc -un
die it the year 1875 of persona Utweco tl
Bin* ol live and tt\eu?y*on?A sud thc uua
ber recorded then was t-1,754?white, ll
j*W: colored, 8,89b. it la geaeraily wiIb-*
ud that tbe populatio.tj between Ibe am
di ?l)*iiat? d ooastUutett, twoaeveatbe of U
tollr? iKipuUtioa ot a community.

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