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THE DAILY EVENING TELEGIIAPII. PHILADELPHIA, MONDAY, JANUARY 1, 8GG.
5
CWi'nurtJ from (h First raqf.
Alexander Krrdy shot, as 1b allege l,by Tliotms
Carroll, at Race otreet wharf (Schuylkill), June
10. Carroll is now awaiting trial.
JoHfiih and Isaac Widest bbed bv Adelia.alias
Maiy Ridey, July 3, at No. 1170 N. Thtid streut.
Jlrs. Ridey was comirtedof murd srin second
doRree in the cane of Joseph, and in awaiting
trial in the cose of Isaac.
Imi cr lianmcister, beat to death by unknown
persona at Eogel & Wolfe farm, July 2; no
arrest mwlo.
Jame T. Moore "tabbed, as 1 allcired, by
James Monaihan, Aueust 15, at Eleventh and
Sanfom utreets; not arremcd.
H rands P. Dillon was shot by ome person
unknown, Auizust 15, Cold, above Second street.
Iienry Btewart, Blabbed by unknowp.person.B,
Aupnut 10, at H;bth ai d ctoiith streets.
liornHrd F. Kane, shot by Edward Simons, Oc
tober 6, In Passj uulc road, below Movameuaiup
1'riROD. Simonn :s awaiting trial.
Thomas Hufrhe, beat to death by unknown
persons, October 10, tn Race street, above
Kip nth,
Patrick Concannon, ptabbed, as Is alleged, by
Jefferson Spanler, October 17, in Gaskili street,
below Third. Spunier awaiting triuL
James Need (colored), killed by unknown per
sons, October 7, at No. f28 Arch street.
Michael Fit.fcciald.sLot, as is alleged, by John
Connor, October 31, at the Americun Eagle
Hotel, Darby Road. Connor arrestpd, and
Patrick Conner and Lewis Vessels hold as ac
cessories. Thomas Moultrie (colorpd).stabbed bv George,
alias John Johnson, November 21, in Lombard
street, above Filth. Johnson awaiting trial.
Hugh McLaughlin, struck on the head with a
brick, by an unknown party, November 20,
while in yard of his dwelling, rear of No. 708
South Seventh street
Dennis McLausrhlin, beat to death, as i
alleged, by Christopher Hictzman, Novembe
28, Tenth and Filbert street. Hietzman was dU
charged.
The following -were the character of the casas
In which Inquests were held :
Murders, 22 By stabbing, 7; by shooting, 7;
by beating, 8. Arrested, 14; not arrested, 8.
Discharged, 2; acquitted, 1; convicted, 4; not
tried, 6; died, 1.
Kailroad accident, 46. Of them the deceased
were aged, between 1 and 5 years, 3; between 5
and 10 years, 8; between 10 and 20 years, 10;
between 20 and 30 years, 11; between 30 and 40
years, 6; between 40 and 60 years, 6; 60 years
and upwards, 2.
Passenger Railway aceidents, 15. The age of
deceased were, between I and 5 years, 3; between
6 and 10 years, 3; between 10 and 20 years, 5;
20 and upwards, 4.
Miscellaneous Accidents, 03. Of these there
were by fulling of block and tackle, 1; run oyer
by carts and wagons, 28; by falling through
hatchways, 2; by tailing on ice, 1; by falling
through bridges, 2; by tall Irom buildings, 4;
caught in machinery, 6: falling of walls, 2; tail
ing out of windows, 2; injuries from falls, 15;
kicked by horses, 2; tall of tank, 2; fall of a
hoisting machine, 1; thrown from a carriage, 1.
Explosions By e.u explosion at the fireworks
establishment of Charles Frey, Market street,
near Forty-first, three persons all in the build
ingwere killed, and by an explosion in a gun
store on South street, above Second, 1 was
killed. By the explosion of tho boiler ot the
locomotive Duponi near the United States
Arsenal, 1 man was killed.
Burns Two children were burned to death by
their clothes taking fire one aged twenty-seven
months, and the other three years.
Among the other cases were the following:
Intemperance, 71; congestion of the brain, 19;
heart disease, 40: hemorrhage, 17; suicide by
Soison, 11; do. by kniie, 9; do. by shooting, 3;
o. by hanging, 8; do. by drowning, 2; do. by
jumping trom window, 1; do. by throwing them
selves under cars, 1; drowned, 154, of which 72
were accidenial and 82 were found drowned:
spasms, 16;'sealded, 2; suffocation, 12; accidental
shooting, 10: overcome by heat, 2.
One of the most Important investigations
made by the Coroner during the year was in tbe
case of the great coal oil fire at Ninth and Wash
ington streets, on the 8th of February. At that
time Samuel McM. Fleetwood, a member of the
Moyamensing llofe, lost his life in heroic efforts
to save persons from one of the burning dwell
ings. A wbolo family, consisting of Barbara
Ware and her daughters, Rebecca, Ann, and
Isabella, perished in the tlunies, a did also
George Whitfield, wife, and daughtti.
Meeting
of the Board of School
Con
trollers.
The members of this organization met this
morning at 10 o'clock, in their Chamber, at the
Athena-urn Building, Sixth find Adelphi streets
Nathan llilles, Esq., was called to the Chair, and
W. C. HaineB appointed Secretary. The certifi
cates of the eleciion of the various Sections were
read. The roll was then called. William M.
Levick appeared as Controller from the Twelfth
Section.
Two certificates were presented, one ot James
McManus, and the other of John Crawford. On
motion, the latter certificate was laid upon the
table.
Messrs Cushman and Nebinger were appointed
a Committee to wait upon the Mayor ana request
his attendance, for the purpose ot administering
the oath ot office to the members of the Board.
In a few minutes Mayor Henry arrived, and
the ceremony ot swearing in the members was
proceeded with.
Mr. Freeborn moved that the Board proceed
to the electioa of President, whereupon Edward
"Shippen was chosen unanimously. Upon taking
the Chair Mr. Shippen made tne following re
marks: Gentlemen of the Board of Controllers: Allow
me to express my acknowledgements for the
honor you have conferred upon me in calling
mp, for the third year, to preside over your
-deliberations. In accenting the duties of the
office, and in assuming its responsibilities, I am
happy in feeling assured of your earnest desire
to hold up our co-ordinate branch of City Gov
ernment as a model, and to further the cause of
education by an earnest and active zeal in its
behalf.
We see from year to year the noble structure
of pubbc education becoming more and more
nrmly rooted in the affections of our people,
and yielding in due season fruits which can be
measured by no financial scale, harvests
ot such abundance and great national
value that the crowned heads across the waters
are even now through their envoys sedulously
Inquiring into the causes of the intellctual pro-
fri'H of inur TXtonle. and these envovs miitrrincrlv
point to the Public School as the mam spring of
our prosperity.
But jet, gentlemen, while we may proudly
realize the truth of all this, we must bear in
mind that the institution is in its infancy, and
still needs teader care and judicious culture at
our hands.
Let us well and duly measure every step we
take, and carefully avoid nasty legislation, ai
wavd nnivl.A n,l ! rain n tvlrl 11 n 1 II tr t.tlA TlPAfl
ed reform. Let us preserve the good feling
. among ourselves which has marked the
pant, and U I have in any degree earned your
confidence, giv it to me still, with the assur
ance on my pan tiat i will continue to perform
' the duties of the hlga otfice with which j ou huve
YOUNG MEttS SUITS,
3 t I a I -
a k j? 3
Jan.. 87 t-WOO aiM-SO A3S8 00 alOO-00 .... BOW
Feb. 71 24110 108 50 m-2S ll'fl-00 .... 7H-T
Mnr S3 S-2 0U VHbO 41'00 100 (lu 1J 00 UtiO 5
April 76 304 lO 114 (HI J93 00 100 09 12 00 02100
Ma. 77 H00 llft-M 4W M ROOD 12-00 016 00
Jane tW 3M-00 132 00 3H3-74 12'JOO 7 00 1 01K!'7
July. 161 428-00 JH0 50. 3'2'SO 100 00 B OO 1,087 Oil
Auk.. 90 StiOiifl 135 00 4BH-7& 20)'00. 8'00 1.169 7
Kept. 77 .108 00 119 5' 428 75, ttO 00 9 01) til 25
Oct.. 71 284-00 10BS0 279 25? 24H-0O 8 00 017 75
Nov.. 61 192 00 01-50 SiOM 200 00 .... 804 00
Deo.. 43 64 60 107 60 120 Ou 8 00 SIS 50
Total m MOO-00 1396 80 43,18 251 1520-00 78 00 lo'lOTtO
so Vindly honored me, to the best of my ability,
ai d with neither favor nor tear.
Tho body then proooeded to tho election of
Secretary and Awistsnt Hocretary, when Henry
. Ilallowell and James Dick were unanimously
elected.
Messrs. W. S. RutT and Peter Land were placed
in nomination for Messenger.
Mr. Nebinger moved to potpone the election
of Messenper, which was lost.
IInry Mclntyre, elxtcenth section, was In
stalled. Tho Chamber then proceeded to the clectlcn
of Messenger, which resulted W. S. Ruff, 17;
Peter Lang, 8.
Mr. Iiurf was declared elected.
A motion was made to elect an office boy,
which gave rise to a discussion which took a
wiite range, and li.troduced a variety of political
subjects not exactly approprliite to the body.
An amendment to too motion suggested that
the appointment of office boy be placed in the
hands of the President and Secretary, which was
lost.
A motion to postpone the election ws made
Mr. Ncbinc-er. and was loct.
George E. Prentiss was elected by acclamation.
The olT.cers clnct were introduced. Mr. Ualli
well made the following remarks:
Mr. President and Gentlemen of the Board of
Control: For the renewed and flattering assu
rances of your continued canfldonca as cpressod
in your votes to-day, I can but otlbr in return a
renewal of my sincere thanks and a renetitlon
oi my lormer promise inai ino same innusir.y
and fidelity which have won your trustful regard
will be continued to sustain it.
At the bccinnlnar of the New Year 1 shall, so
far as in me lies, bring fresh zeal to. the labot' to
which your favor has assigned me, and by so
dointr it will be my unremitting aim toreaasure
you that you have not In vain reposed confidence
in me.
Mr. Fletcher introduced a ooroDlimentarv ra-
solution in regard to tho services ot Mr. Peter
Lang, the retiring Messenger.
'lue lioard then adlournea.
The following is a list of the present Board of
Controllers.
Suction.
1. A. Taylor. It.
2. G. W. JSebiDEOr, D.
3. J. W, Fletoner. 1).
4. 1". A. Facan. 1).
16. J. W. Clark R.
16. II. Molutyre, D.
17. J. MoManus, R.
18. G. W. Vaughan, R.
19. J. Million, Jr.. R.
20. W. C Hlno. R
6 J. 11. Gaw, D.
6. Patrick Duffy, D.
7. Lewis Elkla, R.
8. Edward Shippen, R.
9. .lames Freeborn. R.
21. J. Mullineaux, R.
22. J. Kittennouse, R.
23. Nathan H lies. R. '
10. R W. Cnohman, K.
11. Charles Abel, I).
12. W. M. Levick.
18. J. JB. Green, R.
14. No election.
24. James N. Marks. R.
N.J. Hoffman, R.
26 F. W. Gets, V.
26. S. S. Money, R.
FINANCE AND COMMERCE
Office of thb Evbninq Telegraph,
Saturday, January 1, 1866.-f f
Bin-iness was entirely suspended to-day. There
was no meeting of the Board of Brokers, and
nothing doing in stocks worthy of notice.
Philadelphia Cattle Market.
Monday, January 1. Tbe Cattle Market Is very
dull this week, bat prices of prime steers are raiher
better. About 1600 head arrived and sold at the
Avenue Drove Yard at from 16J17Jc. $ lb. lor
extra, the latter rato for cholco. 14 2.18 j. for fair to
good, and 1118o. for common, as to quality.
The following are the particulars' of the sales:
25 head Kennedy ft Mo CI' so, Western, 111S.
b0 " B. F. McFillen. Western. 6.5:7. erons.
160 " tiust. Shomborir, Western, 1'2mV.
20 " II. Chain. Western. U'u'lS.
100 ' J. A. Chain & Bro., Virginia, 15ftl7i.
110 ' Mooney k Smith, Fa. and Western, 15.c$16.
103 Martin Fuller Jt Co., Western, 14a)16J.
13 ' II llmo n fc Bochman. Weoteru, 1416.
60 ' E. McFilien. Western. 1516
100 " James McFillen. Western, 155:171.
85 " 1'. Hathaway, Chester county aud Western,
1617i.
60 " J. 8. Kirk, Chester county and Western,
16C'17
75 " T McFillen, Chester co. and Wes'n, 1 418.
25 " Owen -Jmitti. Western. 14 ojl6J.
40 Dry loos & Brother, Westoro, 1A5T16.
Cows continue: verv dull: about 150 bead sold at
from $35i 70 for Springers, and 850&100 tor head
for Milch cows, as to quality.
om-up are in lair ueiimuu hi jurmer rius, uuw
head arrived and sold at irom 6'ff8c. per lb. gross
tor fat sheop, and $&ii per head for stock, as to
con nn ion.
Hoiri-about 1500 head arrived and sold at the
different yards at from $12-50:14 50 the 100 lbs.
net ;timrket vory dull.
The First Trial tor High Treason.
Jl CASK IN TENNESSEE.
ThcKnoxville Whig, of December 20, says:
"An important trial came off last week in tha
Federal Court. John E. Gamble, ot Blount
county, was arraigned and tried tor high treason
strains t the United States, and after five days
trial, was acquitted by a ury. He was an en
rolling onicer uunng ine aays oi it e Dei ruie,
and enrolled the conscripts oi his civil district.
lie was also appointed agent to collect guns,
and i erformed acts under that agency.
"The defense was that there was no guilty
intent. It was admitted that he was an enroll
ing officer, and that he enrolled the conscript i
of his district, but It was denied that he did so
with the view of aid in e the Rebellion. On the
other hand, it was insisted by his counsel, O. P.
Temple, that he was a Union man, that he
accepted the office by the persuasion of Union
men, exercised it in such a way as to favor
Union men and protect them, and that, in fact,
he never seized a single gun, or put a single
conscript into the Rebel army. After the exami
nation of about thirty witnesses, and lengthy
arguments on behalf of the Government by u.
W. Hall, District Attorney of the United States,
and O. P. Temple on behalf of the defendant.
the iurv were chareed by Judire Trigg, and who.
after retiring and consulting, returned a verdict
of not guilty.
This caee was novel and important, because it
was tho first regular trial for treason against the
United States that had ever taken place m the
State, and the first that had taken place in the
United States since tbe commencement ot tae
late Rebellion, if not for the last forty years. It
was earnestly insisted by the counsel oi defend
ant that it be could be convicted, turee nunareu
known Union men in East Tennessee, who had
held this and similar offices dnring Rebel rule,
could lilewixe be convicted of nigh treason.
while the instigators and leaders of the Rebellion
were sheltered and protected by amnesties and
pardons. The defense was based on the broad
ground of not guilty in intent, and not on techni
cal points. The dclendant refused to apply for a
pardon, because he insisted that he was never
guilty ot any crime to do paraonen." t
Younir Ketchum ! said to be looking very
badly pale, eves bloodshot, limp, and re
morseful.
G'eneral Sheridan, having been requested by
the Governor of Illinois to discharge all the Illi
nois troops now in service in his department
tnat coma De consistently sparea, reiurneu toe
following reply:
"Nothing would gratify me more than to be
able to discharge all the volunteer regiments
vbn have, served Krt well and tuithfullv through
out the war, and I trust that Coneresa will order
an increabe ot the army whlcn win at once ena
ble the Government to dispense with the service
of such volunteer regiments as circumstances
beyond oor .control have compelled us to retain.
I fully appreciate the feelings of officers and men
of such of the regiments as we still retain in tho
service, and I am doing all in my power to ra
duoe my command consistent vith the best inte
rests of the General Government. I know that
you are constantly importuned by the triends of
me emcers ana men still remaining in tne ser
vice to secuie their discharge, and can fully ap
preciate your feelings in this matter, and assure
you 1 will do all 1 can to relieve you by muster
ing out your troops at the earliest practicable
Tiinmpnl."
REDUCED PRICES.
FOURTH EDITION
LATEST FROM WASHINGTON.
DEPARTURE OF MR. SEWARD.
The New Year's Reception1 of
the President.
Special to The Evening; Telearrnpb.
Washington. January 1.
By the advice of physicians, the Secretary of
State, accompanied by the Assistant Secretary,
Mr. Frederick W. Seward, Mrs. F. W. Seward,
and Miss Wharton, sister of Mrs. Seward, em
barked on Saturday afternoon on the United
States steamer De Soto, for the purpose of a trip
into milder latitudes. It Is uncertain what points
the party will probably stop it, possibly some in
the Gulf or in the West Indies. Their voyage
will occupy from ten to fifteen days.
Mr. Hunter, Chief Clerk of the State Depart
ment has been commissioned Acting Secretary
during Mr. Seward's absence.
A large crowd was present to-day at the first
public reception given by President Johnson.
Among the distinguished visitors were nearly
all the Foreign Ministers, who were presented to
the Trcsidcnt by Acting Secretary of Stato
Hunter. Mrs. Patterson and Mrs. Stover,
daughters of the President, assisted him in doing
the honors to the guests. Colonel Johnson, the
President's son, and Private Secretary, was ill
and unable to be present.
Piogrcaa in Turkey.
The National Intelligencer publishes an extract
from a letter received in this country relative to
recent improvements of a commercial character
in the interior of the Turkish empire:
"On the 6th of November last the Macadam
ized road which has been in construction tor two
years between Ghemlnk on the sea of Marmora
and the city of Brusa, in Asia, was formally
opened for travel. Brusa is about nine hours'
travel from Constantinople, five of which are by
steamers to Ghemlek. In the winter season this
important city, which contains a popalation of
seventy thousand Mo.3SVhnen, Greek, Ameri
can, Jews, and Franks lor want ot a good road
to the seaport, has been almost entirely cut off
from ccmmunication with the capital. It is the
scat of an extensive trade in raw silk, as well as
manufactured silk and woo;len goods, carpets,
velveta, sallroo, turpentine, wool, wine, etc.,
and possesses an extensive trade with the chief
towns of Northern Asia. The new road will
secure an easy and more economical means of
transportation of its rich and varied products,
and vtill be serviceable at all seasons o the year.
"A tew weeks since a railroad was completed
from Smyrna to the city of Magnesia (Manisa in
Turkish), about forty miles in length. This is a
flourishing city of thirty-five thousand inhabi
tants, about one-fourth of whom are Greeks and
Ameiicans, and has largely engaged in the manu
facture of cotton and silk Bluffs and goat's-hair
shawls, and is on the great road between Smyrna
and the most productive regions of Asia Minor.
It is also one of the most ancient cities of this
part of Turkey, and was a large and opulent city
to tbe latest period of ihe Roman empire. It is
intended to carry the road to Cassaba and Ala
Cheir, two important seats of trade further in
the interior.
"Tbe railroad which has been in operation for
more than a year from Smyrna to Ephesua, a dis
tance of fifty miles, will be finished to Aidcn,
some thirty miles tuither, in the coming spring.
Hitherto tbe wool, silk, carpets, tobacco, etc.,
have been transported at such heavy rates from
Smyrna as to greatly enhance their cost prices
the freight of a ton of tobacco costing about a
dollar between these two points. The completion
of this road to Aidcn, and of that to Magnesia,
will be the source of additional prosperity and
commeree to the thriving city of Smyrna,
"An active competition exists between Russia
and Turkev to secure the transit trade from
Russia to Turkey and Europe. The Russian
Government, taking advantage of the utter
absence of serviceable roads between Trebisond
and the Persian frontier, has recently com
menced, with its usual vigor, the construction
of a paved road from Poti, on the Black Sea, by
way of Tanris, Tiflis, etc., to the Persian fron
tier, and has built a port at' Poti. A portion of
this road is already in use, and has diverted
such a large amount of trade from the old
route between Trebisond and Erzerounl and
Persia, as to oblige the Turkish Government to
enter upon the construction of a ermunent
and well-built road from Trebisond to the Per
sian confines, about thirty-five days distant by
the existing route, and wnich is next to impassa
ble in winter. A corps of competent engineers
and a large working force are engaged upon this
road, the completion of which, some five years
hence, will be ot immense Importance to lioth
Turkey and Persia." ,
The merchants of Chicago have recently
heldpublic meetings to adopt protective measures
against losses in the shipment of goods through
express companies.
There has been a larger increase in the num
ber of inmates of the Charlestown State Prison
in Massachusetts during the last month than for
any corresponding length of time since the prison
was opened. Many of the new convicts are
"garroters."
The Newark (N.. J ) Advertiser says:
"There ia just now a great demand for stores and
factories in this city, and as a result, rents are
advancing. Stores which have been rented for
six hundred and seven hundred dollars are now
eagerly taken at one thousand dollars, and even
hicrher rates could probably be obtained if in
sisted upon. There is also a great scarcity of
dwellings, but we do not. hear that rents are
likely to be increased.
A new English book, entitled "Drafts onniy
Memory: being Men I hrve Known, Things I
have Seen, Places 1 have Visited:" by Lord
William Pitt Lennox, is dismissed by a London
literary journal with the following bit of model
criticism: "The author, or compiler, for he is
as much one as the other, of this dreary book
was born in the last century, and has small ap
preciation of the taste and requirements of the
present one."
The total product of the fisheries of the
United States, according to the returns in the
new voiume Of the eensus, was upwards of thir
teen millions of dollars ($13,604,805). More
than oue-balf of the amount, or $7,749,300, was
the proceeds of whale fisheries, and $4,183,503
representing the value of cod, mackerel, ami
htrring, etc. .
A piece of gossip is afloat in Paris to the
eflect that Madame de BoUsv, formerly the
Countess Guiccioli, has placed in the hands of
Lamartine the letters that passed between her
and Byron, with notes ol her reminiscences of
the author of "Childe Harold." It is said that
M. de Lamartine receives forty thousand francs
for the life of Byron, and that the proprietor of
the Cbnsri'rwionnrt agreed to give tne writer
thirty thousand francs for another work entitled
"Ma Mere," which has been in their bands tor
two years, but with the understanding that it
should not appear till that period, at3east hud
elapsed. .
FINE CLOTHING.
From Baltimore. -
Baltimore, January 1. New Year's Day is
being more generally observed here than ever
before. Business of all kind, except in the news
paper offices, la totally suspended, and our citi
zens are engaged in making calls and exchang
ing congratulations. The heavy rain and sleet
which fell last night makes locomotion acout tho
city very unpleasant.
From Mobile.
Mobilr, December 21. Tbe negroes are quiet
and exceedingly friendly, and there is no danger
of a disturbance in this city.
, i In Maine there are two hundred and seventy
"iree Bapt ist churches, with nineteen thouaand
.x hundred and seventy-seven members. The
number of ordained min'.oiort is one hnndred
and sixty-six. Tbe number of admissions to the
churches during the past year by baptism was
four hundred and twentv-nlne, and the decrease
by deaths three hundred and forty-eight. Maay
ct the churches are small, but there are six with
more than three hundred members eleven hav
ing between two hundred and three hundred,
and forty-four with from one hundred to two
hundred members. .
liUUAL INTELLJUENCti.
SurRKMK Count at Nisi Pbics. The Court
met, and the list of lurors having been callOid
they nere dismissed till to-mornw, and the
Court without transacting any business ad
journed. The Supreme Court in banc will meet to-mor
row, ane the list will be called.
The Criminal Court, Judges Allison and Lud
low, will likewise meet to-morrow for the trial
of homicide cases, tbe present week having been
set apart for the purpose.
District Court Judge Stroud. Jury trials
from the December term began this morning.
Daniel B. Grove vs. Jonn VV. Hamilton and
William Smith. Verdict taken by consent of
plaintiff.
Thomas Hagerty and Mary Ilagerty, bis wife,
vs. Susan tcc). An action of damages for slan
der. Verdict for plaintiff, $10. Adjourned.
District Court Judao Hare. Anna M.
Tenper and Joseph Yeagcr, executors ot Joseph
Ycager, deceased vs. Joseph Farreira and James
G. Farreira: now or lato trading as Joseph
Farreira & Son.
An action by plaintiffs as executors of Joseph
Yeaeer, deceased, to recover from defendants a
balance of wages alleged to be due deceased for
services of a minor son, who wa with defen
dant as an apprentice, but was discharged by
tbem before he was of age. 1
The defense was, that tho deceased and the
son had received, up to the time of tho discharge
ot the latter, all the wages due and more up to
the time ot his discharge because of idleness and
insubordination. Jury out.
MATTEES OVER THE RIVER. '
The New Year. Tbe noise and btulle
incident to the observance ot the day com
menced at an early hour on Sunday evening.
Guns, pistols, etc., were fired off at intervals;
and the clatter, wnicn increased aDout li o'clock,
was kept up till daylight, much to the annoy
ance of thoso who desired to sleep in quiet.
Bands of hall-crown bovs. and "boys of larger1
growth," were strolling about till daylight, with
horns, kettles, and other noisy instruments
many ot them dressed as clowns, some of them
as negroes, with painted faces, and other foolish
decorations. They sought their homes drenched
inside and out, and with a fair prospect of patro
nizing the medical profession. To-day the snop
windows make a handsome display of articles
adapted to the holidays, drawiug crowds to the
windows ana counters. umDrcitas ana over
shoes find a ready sale in consequence. The
usual church ceremonies were observed, espe
cially oy the Methodist Episcopal congregations,
where the "watch meetings" were kept up until
the hour ot twelve announced a new-born year.
' Akotheb Night Boat. With the com
mencement of the new year the Camden and
Philadelptia Steam Ferry Company will start a
night boat, which is to ply between Market
street, Philadelphia, and their new ferry depot,
in Camden. This will be a great convenience to
Middle and South Camden especially. Tbe want
of an additional night boat has long been felt,
and we are glad to find Caotain Fia.ee so
prompt in conlormlng to the wishes of the peo
ple. CITY INTELLIGENCE
A Bold Bukqlabt. Some time durhlg
this morning a daring burglary was committed
at Ninth- and Chesnut streets, at the saloon
known as pelmonico's, of which Robert Fox, the
manager oi the New American Theatre, is tho
proprietor. The bartenders having it in charge
closed at 11 o'clock last night, and went home.
The mode of entrance adopted was ingenious
and skilful. The windows on Ninth street are
enclosed with blinds up to the middle of the win
dow, the upper part being simply stained glass.
The thieves cut ith a diamond a pane of glass in
this portion of the window large enough to admit
a man'B hand, ana by slipping a bolt succeeded
in lowering the upper section. The door was
then forced open flora the inside and the con
federates admitted. Fortunately there was only
some $10 or $15 in the till, which was all m postal
currency. This the thieves appropriated, toge
ther with about $150 worth ot fine brandy in
bottles, and a liberal 'supply of cigars and
tobacco. The noise and "iconfunon incident to
the incoming year rendered the act of robbery
one of small difficulty, but it indicates tbe bold
ness ot the knaves, that on our most public
street, and within call of tho two principal
hotels ot the city, so bold a burglary could be
committed. The block bounded by Eighth and
Ninth, Chesnnt and Walnut, has become the
stamping ground of thieves and scoundrels, and
we trust our new Mayor will pay particular at
tention to the dens of infamy with which that
locality abounds. The closing of a few of the
groggeries in that vicinity would add very much
to the profit of those resident there.
New i Feeht Faciijties The New
Steamer "Camden." Tho Camden and Philadel
phia Steam Ferry Boat Company have lust com
pleted another handsome and capacious steam
ferry boat, which has been christened the Cany
den. She is a consort of the Delxusare, and is
built irom the same model, but is ten feet
longer. The hull was t constructed by Taylor &
Mathias, of Camden; keel, 1U0 feet; length on
deck: 142 feet; breadth of beam, 2'. feet; extreme
width over decks, 49 feet; depth of hold, 9 feet.
She has superior engines made by Neatie & Levy,
ot Philadelphia; ber cylinder measures 32 inches,
with 9 feet stroke. The joiner work was done
by Thomas Jones, of Camden; and the painting
by James H. Denny, of Camden. The Camden.
made her trial trip on last Saturday afternoon,
having on board Messrs. Gatzmer, McKnight,
and Mark ley, Directors of the Company, with a
large number cf invited quests. The trial was
eminently successful. Alter partaking of re
freshments, speeches were made by several gen
tlemen amonc the most interesting of which
was that of William H. Catziuer, Esq., who gave
a history of the Delaware ferriage systems for
the past thirty years. The Company have erected
new slips; have two first-class boats on the line;
have arranged for running a night boat during
the new year, etc. They deserve great credit for
their endeavors to accommodate the publlo with
cheap aad comfortable ferriage, and will doubt
less receive a proper amount of patronage. The
whole ol the work alluded to was supervised by
Captain A. B. Fiuzer, Superintendent of the
Company.
Embb'os Bknmktt's KewStort "ThePban-
tsm ot the Forcr, a Ta'e of the Back'voods." is
commenced in tin Saturday Evtntnt J'out of tha
preceut week. Mr. Bunnott now writes exclusively
lor tii Pott, which is tor gale by all News-dealers,
and at the ufttoo. f'o. 819 Walnut street. Philadel
phia. Price ecentsasiuam number; $2 60 a year.
VERT LOW PRICBi.
A Sba eosABL WAnim.0
Win people bave Mid
That h who In bed
lingers late npon New Taar'i Day,
Will, till the year's flod.
Keep Op the tarn loafcrlsh way.
And he who does iU-droot appear
On January first,
- Will be ailovon all the yaar;
So to avoid this wont
Of fatos, yet pay a one but mall,
Go, be new clad at Toner 11a It
Gkntu', Youths', abd Bora' CLomiifo,
'lowwn Ha ix,
Nt. 618 Mark ft Strrkt,
BSHHBTT h CO.
VtcfuJ and Acceptable Present.
1'ricrt preafv reduced tn tint thi timet.
Goods told at Inner price ihimfnr tovcral years.
Thb varttko TiMpanATuna pf the season U
rapidly producing Colds, Cough, and Pulmonary
Affect loni of all kinds. Persons with weak lungs
should now be especially careful; and what may
seem trifling Coughs and Colds ooiht to have Imme
diate attention. Tho careless lndifforenoe which
waits for "a eold to go as it cams," in many oaes
result in laying tbe seeds of Consumption. For suoh
neglect of one's bealtii thore Js no exouse, as Dr. D.
Jayne's Expectorant can be readily prooarpd, and
its long eetablUhed reputation isjone guarantee of Its
efficacy as a most valoab'e remedy for a'l Couchs,
Co'd,and Pulmonary Affections. Prepared only at
No. 213 Chesnut street.
Emerson Bbicvktt'b Kbw Stobt. "The Phan
tom oi tho- Forest, a Tale of the Backwoods," U
commenced in the Saturday Evening Post, of the
preeent week. Mr. Bennett now writes exclusively
for the Post, whioh is tor sale by all News-dealors,
and at tbe office, No. 819 Walnut Street, rntladel
phia. Price i eontu a sin ilo number; 82 60 a year.
Tna Wiktxb'b Shows. Ah Odm to thb New
Yiab
Oh tbe wintry snow !
W ben toe nortb Winds blow
On tneir pinions strong and huh :
And the tempest shroudi,
With Its sullen olouds.
The arch of the pheasant sky.
How sett and white,
Like a mantle light,
It tails on the bill and plain.
Where the flowerets day,
In tbe summer gay,
Were gemmed in tbe soft bright rain.
The gladsome child,
With its laughter wild.
Looks up in tbe frowning sky.
And the tinge snow drifts,
And the wreaths and rilta
He haila with a gloaming eye.
O, the stirring sight
Is the tempest white,
When the winds of winter blowt
Wnen wrappnl in warm clothes.
From our h, ad to our toe,
From the store of Charles otokes k Co.
Tbe Winter Clothing now selling at this house so
rapidly is of a style superior to anything hereto
toiore oflVred in this maiket.
K. B. All goods marked "one price." ,
Emehbon Bknhett's New 8 tort. 'The Phan
tom of the Forest, a - Tale of the Backwoods " is
commenced in the Saturday Evening Pout of tbe
present week. Mr. Bennett now writes exclusively
lor the Post, which is tor sale bv ail Nev-dea!ers,
and at the office. No. 819 Walnut street, Philadel
phia. Price 6 cent a sin'e number; 82 50 a year.
Tbk CrKNTHo ow tar. Nrw Ykau. This is the
season for maklna- raulvs Almost every one, in
summing np the events of the past year, turns over
a new leaf lor the cominir twelve montns Prudent
people dotermlne to avoid aebt; others resolve to be
temperate and fruiral; while sensible people of a l
sicts, parties, or views, tuuuoiounly onnolude to con
sult their Interests bv p-uonasinir their coal of W.
V . Alter, No 657 if. Ninth street, below lrar1
avenue. At this celebrated coal deoot yon get tbe
very bett Nut Coal tor 88 and stove sizn tor 89 per
ton. Orders may be left at tbe branch otfice, e oruer
of tilxth and Spring Garden streets.
Opera Cloaks, Opera Jackets.
Opera Cloaks with hoods.
White Opera Cloaks.
Fanoy Colored Onera Cloaks.
Opera Hearts of Caui' ls' Hair.
A largcJasBortment now opon at
Proctor's,
No 820 Cheanat street.
Hair Dte 2 Hair Dtb ! Batchelor's Hair Dye
is tbe best in the world. The only true and perfect
dye harmless, instantaneous, and reliable pro
duces a splrndid black or natural brown remedies
tbe ill eflects of bad dyes, and frequently restores
tbo original color. Sold by all druggists. Ihe
Pennine is signed W. A. Batchelor, No. 81 Barclay
street, New fork.
Emibpon Bemhett'b New Story. "The Pnan
torn of tbe Forest, a Tale of the Baokwoods," is
commenced in the Saturaay Jtvening Post of the
pieoent week. Mr. Bennett now writes exolushely
lor the Pout, which is for sale by all News-dealers,
and at the office. No. 819 Walnut street, I'hiUdel
p hia. Price 6 cents a single number; 82 60 a year.
Reocced Prices. Now is tne time to set Photo
graphs made at B. F. Reimer's. Fine pictures at
moderate cbararcs Please note. Go early; days
short. No. 624 Arch street.
New Stobt bt Mrs. Hkkby Woon. Next week
will be published in the Saturday Evening Post, a
New Story, by Mrs. Horry Wood, author of "East
Lvnne," etc. of which the advance sheets have
just been received from tin Wood.
' Kb ?ro all's Amboline The beauty, strength,
and tclaetioity that this scientifically compounded
preparation sives to the hair, acoonnts lor its wide
,spread and constantly inci easing popularity, and wo
recommena its use to an. rnosewno nave neaitny
haipean beautify it, with the aid of the Amboline.
Those who have not, ean, by the same agency, give
it liie and vigor. It is sold everywhere.
New Stort bt Mrs. Hesbt Woon. Next week
will be published in the Saturday Evening Post, a
New Story by Mrs. Hemy Wood, author of "East
Lynne," etc ot which the advance sheets have just
been received Irom Mrs. Wood.
M. Shoemaker & Co., Nob. 4 and 8 Noith EJ?htti
street, have on hand ail tne latesrstlee of Chil
dren's Clothing. I
I'iam) Covers add Table Covers.
Window Shade Window Shades.
In every desirable style and color.
1. E. Walraven.
Masonic Ha'l. No. 719 Chesnut street.
W.&B., Good Clothing, Oak Hall, Sixth and Market.
W. k B , Good Clothing, Oak Hall, Sixth and Market.
W,tB., Good Clothing, Oak Hall, Sixth and Market.
W, k B Good Clothing, Oak Hall, Sixth and Markot.
W. k B Good Clothlna-, Oak Hall, Sixth aad Market
W. k B Good Clothing, Oak Hall, Sixth and Market.
MARK IK D.
C A RTLEDG E PATIO. V. On the momlnir of
October U, by Key. J. H Peters, Mr. SAMUEL
CAR1LVUGE to Miss ANNIE K PATTON, only
daughter of John Patton, 4vq , all ot this city.
FEKGUSON HABDWICK.-On Thursday, De
f ember 28, oy tho Key. It Washburn, Mr. J. L.
FEitOCSON and Miss CARRIE HAKDW1CK, both
ofthiscitv. No cards. .
HAMBERG COHEN. On December 13. by the
Rev. 1-aao Leeeer, AN-El. 1IAMBE1C to Miss
FANNY COHEN, both ol this city.
DIED.
BKADLEY -On the 81st ultimo.JOSEPH BRAD
LEY, in tbe 80th vear ot his a no.
The relatives and friends of the family are respect
fully invited to attend the funeral, from bis late
residence, at Bcrnly's Mill Upper Daroy, on Wed
neday,the 8d instant, at 1 o'clock P. M., without fur
ther notice, interment at the New Jerusalem
Cbnrch.
KING On the 80th ultimo, Mrs. MARGARET J.
K1NU, wioow ot the lato David Kin, ad 4li year.
The relatives aud ff-leudd ol tbo funitly are respect
fully invited to attend tier funeral, irom hor late
residence, No. 1881 rani: lord rod, on Wednesday
moininir, the 8d Instant, at 10 o'olock, without fur
ther aotice. To proceed to Monument Cemetery.
OPERTECFFER On the morning of Deoeraber
80, 18C6, SAIXIE MOtLDft li. only dauchtur ot
Geoige H.and Sarah 8. Oberteutler, aged 8 yours.
WHOLE 8UIT8, $20.
HATS, HATS, II ATS, HATS,
CAPS, CAPS. OA PH.
COLONEL HAKRY B. M'CALLA,
(Ilu takio np "the Sword ") ,
JATfil'fl.4rassBM '
JAYKE B,
JATHK'S
COMMONWEALTH BUILDING,
No. 013 CHESNUT STREET.
The Unrest Mock,
The bent Yley,
'1'he lateit mporlUfni,
'J he quick t Sites, ant
j iik lowesi rmcEs
' FOll CASH.
The on'y tr In B it or f!o Liu with r rlcei market
tn plain Osures on entry art'ole.
No. 613 CHESNUT.
C ' M ' C,A L L A,
(Formerly CHESNUT abnvt ffOUTn). Solicits the
oi o.a cub torn ;r to the ew "tore, o. (til
iHKttMir Btreet. 7 1 1
HARDWARE GIFTS. LADIES', GENTsC
nd HOY' HV'I. Parlor Hkf. I'Umtm f Tnnla
Turning Lathe! Table 'ut orr. Pooker Knlrei, Hclwore,
l'laled Spooni and t'orki, W altera N at rloki. etc. eto.
JKUWAJt MHAW.
IflNE IVORY, TEA AND DINNER KNIYmT
with Plain or Plated Rlarlna. anil thnu with tha ak.
moit Indestructible Hard Hnhber Hdlf. or oi Hra.
ni ne, mooy ana Cocoa. .Alio Heel and Uann 'arvera
and'lahleBtee ,at 1 RUM AN A SHAWM,
Ho. 8M (Ktpnt I htrty-flTe) MAKKr.T at., balow Hlntfw
A RESOLVE FOR TUB NEW YEAR.
Among thoae which you now mate, we hopa will
b to buy your Hardware and Cntlerr of
THOMAS RtlAW,
No BID (Eight Thlrty-nre) MAUK.ET Hi, below Ninth.
COPARTNERSHIPS.
-YOTlCE.-JAMES H. WILSON AND ED
WARD UCTCHINSON have thli day been admltta
at partners la oor home. The Arm name will hereafter
be EVANS, HAS8ALL A CO.
We have connected a Dresi Trimmings Department
with our Military Business, and will open a new stock
of goodi about February 1.
116t EVAN3 HA38ALL.
NOTICE 18 HEREBY GIVEN, TIIAT TUB
Partnership heretofore existing between Wll
WEB ATKiNhON and ('. P. BA 1TLK30M, under tha
name or WILaKR ATKINSON A CO , Isherebr IH
hOLVKfk by mutual Oonseat AH acoouDts of the flma
tobesettled by WILIS KB ATKINKOm. wb. will con
tinue the .NEW8PA1-KR ADVKKriSISQ AUKXtCT.at
o 811 ilILSNUT Street, Philadelphia.
J anuary 1. 1B66. 11 8t
fTHB SUBSCRIBERS HAVE THIS DAY
A. formed a Copartnership, under the firm ot
MILLWARit WINKBKKNEB.
for the pnrpoee ot conducting ftie Mauu'acturers' Find
ings Business, a; No. 118 MARKET btieet.
WILLIAM MILL WARD,
DAVlll H. Wl REUBEN ICR.
Pb lLAPKtrniA, January 1. 1866. lUf
COPARTNERSHIP. - THE UNDERSIGNED
have this day associated with them F.I.ftlBKANr,
Jit . ami will continue the Move ami llollowware Dual-
ncss unCer the same name as heretofore,
Li.iiiKAM' a Mcdowell,
' January 1, 1868. 1 lit
PHILADELPHIA, JANUARY 1, 1806. WE
have this day admitted fDiVABO 11 FELL U an
Interest In our business, which will be continued andor
the name ol
1 1 Si BKESK D. FELL A SONS.
JAllE CHANCE
FOR INVESTMENT.
TOE COMMONWEALTH GOLD AND SILVER.
MINIS Q COMPANY, OF NEVADA.
C A PITAL, aDOO.OOO. 30.000 SHARES OF (10 EACH.
13,000 SHARES FOR SALS TO RAISE A DEVELOP
JdENl FUND.
FRKSIPKNT.
ANDREW O. CURT IN, Governor ot Pennsylvania.
VIOR-rBKSIKNT,
Bon. Wit.UA a u. mans.
TBEABUBKB,
H. A, SAX1ER.
BBCRtTABT.
S. A. J. nAulEB.
DIRECTORS,
Ills Excellency Ooveruor AN ORE W O. CURTtK.
nun William b. han,
M. M. BARKER.
H A. SALili-R,
HORACE F. btJSN,
JOHN BUKTj Geologist of Michigan.
8. A. J. a ALTER.
The Company, In order to raise a fund to develops and
vrora tbelr mine, have determined to oiler one-half of
their stock, or IS 000 shares, to the publlo tor sale.
All subscriptions must be accompanied by a payment
of forty per oent In cash, of tha amount of stock sub
scribed for, wblob payment. It Is believed mar be a.l
that will be required, and that the tund thus produced,
will be sufficient to start nn J continue mining opera
tions, wbleb ot Itself wlU briog returns to the Company
as will enable it to lully develop and successfully work,
their mine.
This company own the Bovd and Hunter Gold an
Silver Mine, situate to Smoky Valley District, elgtau
miles sou. h of tbe city of Ausiln, Beeae River country.
Lander county, Htate of Nevada) contains H80 lineal
fret and Is reputed one of the bust undeveloped minus)
in the Dtute.
AVERAGE ASSAY, $433 43 PER TOW.
This Company has organized lor wori, and not stock:
manufacturing.
Proiessor Mlllman and others say that Reese River ora
averages 250 per ton. The ( 'omnanv expect In a short
time to Di nt at least twenty-Ave tons oi ore per day,
anil k this ore averages tiOO per ton, the earnings will
be 1,500 OHO In bullion per annum, which ts considered
a safe estimate.
There ts believed to be no instance on record of fail
ure In this section, where silver mining companies?
have commcnoed operations with the requisite devel
opment fund on with fair surface Indications to
begin with; success in this enterprise msy be confidently
predicted. C 2 SO smwl2t
Prospectus, giving full information, may be had at the)
Office of the Company. No. ifi WALNUT Ntreet, Phila
delphia, where subscriptions will be reoelved.
j STERR'S CITY BAZAAR AND TAT
2yTERSALLS,FlLBEBT Street, between Seventh
aiiu J ighth streets.
W. II. STERH. Auctioneer,
'lnesday Morning,
January 2d, at 10 o'cloek A. M ,
IHIR1Y-FIVE HORSE.
Consisting of '1 rotting, Farm, Family, and Draught.
Horses.
A beautiful roan Ponr S years old.
Pair oi bay Horses. 16 bands blub..
Black Mule, Wagon and Harness.
Black Iloraa. IfiW hands high.
Dun Horse, years ol d. AL4,Q
Fast tmtilni Mare. Coal Box Wagon, set of 81ngto
Harness. Blankets, Covers, t-heeU. eto.
elvbraied troit'og Uare Lady Hlghtert has trotted a.
mile in '1 minuiesaa seconds, warranted round aud per
lect In every way.
Coal Box Wagon, by 1 iodeken.
ALO,
8 good work Horses.
Pair oi sorrel Maiej.
Bay Saddle Horse.
AL-0,
A number of other Horses.
Also, New and Second-baud C'aiTlagcs, Light Wagonj,
Dearborns. Ml klfs. etc.
together with i-lngle and Double Harness, Saddles.
Bridles, Whips, Lap Rugs. etc.
Particulars in Catalogues. i
Horsen aad Vehicles at Private Salo.
Nuperior Mtable accommodations for Horses, at either
pi ivate or public tale.
It w- I'PTRR Auctioneer.
p II A R A O II S SER PENTS! '
Tha Greatest Novelty of the Age ! ! !
For sale by the Gross, Dozen, or Single Box. A sum-,
p'e box sent by mall on receipt of price .60 Cents '. .
V. H. PILK, Chemist, .
NORTHWEST CORNER OF PA8SYPNK ROAD)
J'KOBt ASP CATHAfrlC STREET.
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