Not upon the Comic Literature of Kng
lanrl Hew the "Funny" Journale
Urol an Died.
" An exceedingly interesting nnd curioux book,
ays the London Boohsiller, uiigbt be written ou
the Influence and scope of comic litcrHture.
Tracing it from the "Clouds1' ot Arlxtoplianes
and the satirical libels of rasquiii, tho Roman
cobbler, the anti-Jacobin journals 01 the brst
Trench revolution, the "(iasconivies" of the
eamo period, the "Plndarics:' ot Walcot, and the
'Joe AlillerlflmB'' of the lust century, to the
Jacetiro column of the modern penny periodi
cal, and the Yankeclsms of the American
press, the -writer would have full scope
For his indUHtry and ample margin for his wit.
He would travel through the literature ot all
riviliaid countries, and mark how BOiue cele
brated witticism, Fome quaintproverb.BOine vene
rrnbe jcud'espnt, had paused from ae to age and
from language to language; how the "Don Quix
ote" of Cervantes had given birth to a literature
efitsown of which the "Hudibras" of liutler
and "JLauncelot C-reaves''of Smollett are familiar
c samples how the spirit of tun and satire had
invaded the stage, the press, and even the
etrlous writings ot historians and divines.
it is impossible to give anything like a com
plete list of the facetious and satirical news
papers and magazines that have been published
an England during the present century. Such a
list has never been attempted; and at this day it
would be exceedingly dillicult to compile, owiug
to the very ephemeral nature ot many of the
tumorous publications and the little attention
generally bestowed upon the preservation of
ttnch ot them as have been uusuccessful. In the
British Museum Library there exist numerous
pcclraens of this kind of literature; but the
trouble of searehlmr in the catalogue for their
titles is only equalled by the disappointment
experienced by the discovery of tho absence of
eonie of the most characteristic from the na
Of the earlier specimens of what may be called
'Punch" periodicals, that is, semi-newspapers,
combining tha facetious with the pohtic.il or
aatirieal, and generally illustrated with euiirav.
inge more or less comic in their nature, we may
mention the following:
The Scourge; or, Monthly Expositor maga
zine of politics and satire was published by
TV. N. Jones, of Newgate- street, In 1811, and
went through seven volumes, each number
being illustrated by a highly-colored, folded in
political caricature, by George Cruiksbank, then
a young man of eighteen. Seta of the Scourge
jnuy sun be found on the DooKstaiis in .London,
generally without the caricatures.
The Rump Chronicle, a single page, published
in 1810, and devoted principally to the abuse of
fiir Francis BurdetU.John Cam Hobhouse, and
other Whig politicians of the day, was adorned
with the figure ot the hinder legs and tail of a
cart-horse; and as its humor was mainly politi
cal, it lasted exactly tlx days; when it wrote and
published its own epitaph.
The Black Dwarf, a weekly sheet of sixteen
pages in small 4to, published first by Stcill, of
Bartholomew Close, in 1817, and afterwards by
T. J. Wooler, of Sun street, Bishopgate, con
tained much political matter and a tew epi
grams, for which its editor enjoyed the privilege
of a Government prosecution, but was acquitted
by the jury. The Black Dtearf took for its
juot to a distich from Pope:
"Satire's my weapon: but I'm too discreet
To run a muck and lilt at all I meet;
I only wear It In a laud ot Hectors,
Thieves, supercargoes, sharpers, aud directors."
It lasted about a year, and was followed by
the Yellow Dvoarf, a much more mild specimen
of criticism, which seems to have existed for
three months, and theu to have died and left no
The Quizzical Gazelle Extraordinary and Won
derjul Advertiser, price sixpence, appeared on
the 1st of April, 181U, and was continued an
nually lor eight years, always bearing date on
All Fools' Day.
Fig's Meal; or, Lessons for the Swinish
Multitude, a penny weekly, publmlica tay T.
Spruce, at the Hive of Liberty, No. 8 Little
Turnstile, Holborn, in 1794-5 consisted of prose
nd verse, principally of a satirical character;
but its title was modified, at the beginning of
its third volume, to Fig's Meat; or, Lessons for
ihe People, although the phrase was quoted
from Burke. A portrait of a pig, and various
small woodcuts, illustrated the text of this book.
The Parrot, with a Compendium of the Timis,
Was another periodical of seini-satirical and
political character; uh was also the Pic-Mc,
fiublished in 1803, in shilling numbers. The
Btter was the organ of the Dilettante Pic-Nic
Club. But neither the Club nor its organ lived
more than a few months.
From about 1820 to 1830 there seem to have
been no comic periodicals of any importance;
but on the 10th of December, 1831, there was
published the first number of Figaro in London,
A famous political pasqninade, which, though
it frequently changed proprietors and editors,
lasted from week to week for more than eight
years in fact, almost up to the birth of Punch,
Figaro was framed on the Parisian model.
Many of our readers doubtless remember the
woodcut of the political barber dressing tho
Whigs, and tho motto from Lady Montague
should , like a polish'd razor keen,
. "h touch that's scarcely felt or seen."
Figaro m London v? Q fifs,t. of th c0.m'c
periodicals conducted with "'"I'V Hnlsp'nh
though Hs satire was always of the ehfc.rPe:l
was never vulgar or profane. Its success 1
the establishment, in 1832, of PunchinehC; a
penny weekly, of lour pages, very similar hi
character to the more modern comic publica
with woodcuts from drawings by George
'-. . Cruikshank. Of somewhat similar
ndEoberi- - .,ndeua. or. r,e Devil in Lou-
character wa e'v ' .. ...,,.-
do,a four page penny weekly.. Uli
Seymour, aud published Jt asled
thirty seven wCCo.9, and succumbed. lis con
ductors promised to carry it on as a sixpenny
monthly, under the title of the Wags' Magazine:
but we have not been able to ascertain whether it
ever appeared in the latter blinpe. The num
bers were afterwards republished as the "Devil's
ilemotaudum Book" lor la33.
Dibdiris Pamy 'Trumpet, "to be blown weekly
(not weakly) throughout the British empire,
and farther if required!" was blown for just lour
weeks in October, 1832, and then was heard no
more. The Schoolmaster at Home was rather
more fortunate, for it lasted durine six whole
weeks of the summer of 1832; longer it could
not be made to live. It was succeeded by the
Tribune of the People, which can only be ad
mitted into the list of comic periodicals in
"virtue of some rather weak jokes and epigrams;
and which in its turn was followed by the" Whig
Dresner, a close imitation of Figaro.
The WhigDresser, which was really clever and
Sarcastic, only lusted eleven weeks, and then
. announced that it would, for the future, arpcar
monthly. The success of the Purisiau Figaro
nd its London compeer naturally led to Imita
tion; aud various periodicals, under such titles
as the English igaro, the Critical Figaro, and
Giovanni in London, made their appearance,
nd amused the town for a few months
Oh the 3d of June, 18117, the mom iintirealuV
Of the periodicals of th, clVss'oTneuviably re
presented by the tuttrmt made its anneartinre
Jt was called The Toun, u,i was l3uc1eTby
Mr. Benton Nicholson, a clover but unwind
pled niaD, who after figuring as a billiard
marker, a "bonnet" In a gambling saloon au
informer and a government spy, ended 'hu
career by acting as Prcsideut of a low Judgo
and Jury Society, held at the Cole Hole iD tha
Ktrand. Yet the 'Joun, desp.te its indecency
and profanity, was well-ritleu, well-illustrated,
and admirably managed in all that concerned
its business arrangements; it listed for nearly
three years, ai'd attained considerable circula
tion. Presently we hud a Penny Hutirist, a
Paul Pry, the Wag, Peeping Tom, and other
periodicals of like disreputable character.
The Oddfellow, Cteace's Oizette of Variety,
and other humorous penny periodicals, ap
peared about 1837-40. Seymour, Harvey, and
Kenny Ueadow were the artists employed in
designing the few sketches with which they
were' illustrated. Iu Paris, however, Le Charir
ari uceeeded, or rather competed with, Figaro.
The first English publication in which the word
"Charivari" was used was a monthly magazine
tdited by the late Mr. Hughes, of the Time$. It
was called tbe London ilaganine, CAarftar,
THE DAIL1 EVENING TELEGKAm PHILADELPHIA, THURSDAY,
and Covrricr dct Dames. It wjis published only
for a lew months of l!40, and is noticeable prin
cipally as the medium through which John
Leech, the artlM, made the acquaintance of the
All thee comic periodicals were, however,
destined to be outshone by one of a higher class,
both n icffnrds liteiature'and iHrtstrauons. On
the 17tb ol July, 1811, appeared the Brst number
ol Punch, or the London Charivari. Several
stories hHve been told of the orltrin of this
famous publication, but the Bookseller believes
the truth to be that it was dcaigncd bv Mr.
Mark Lemon, theu a ttveru-keeper in Wych
street, Strand; and that his earliest coadjutors
were Gilbert a Beckett, proprietor and editor of
tho recently dclunct Figaro in London; Henry
ilavhew, then a jounir and active journalist;
and Harry Gratlan, husband of the public
singer. Afterwards, Mimerous clever writers
Hood, Thackeray, Jerrold, Percival Leigh,
Albert Smith, Artcmas Ward, and others con
tributed to its pages. Tho notion that the
literary Punch was a compound of sweet aud
bitter things, rather than a pictorial representa
tion of the popular street puppet, seems gene
rally to have been present to tho minds ot its
Winers. KS3 "tiul
A rather cruel joke with reference to the con
stituent elements of Punch is attributed to Mr.
Dion Douciciult, the dramatist, who wrote
occasional . rcrnps in the enilier numbers.
Punch, he is said to have explained to nn
American audience, "was originally mixed
by four clever but comparatively unknown
men: Gilbnt a Beckett provided the spirit,
Henry Mavhcw the sugar, Douglas Jerrold tho
acid, and Mark Lemon the spoon !" This Is not
quite accurate, as Jerrold did not write for
Punch till its eighth or ninth number.
If imitation be the highest complimant that
can be paid to genius, then certainly Punch has
been complimented in the most superb manner;
for it has had many imitator", but few rivals.
Among these we may mention the tfguilt, "a
granulation of wit, satire, and amusement,
started in 1842, and continued for thirty weeks:
Purl', a three-penny 'journal of fun aud comic
satire, issued by Jeremiah Howe, of Fleet street;
the Puppet S'iow, a smart, satirical weekly,
which appeared in the spring of 1848, and lived
for twenty-eight weeks; the Montti, a minute
comic publication, which went to twelve num
bers; Chat, a clever little paper, the property, in
18ri0-61, of the late Mr. Marriatt, and his suc
cessor in the newspaper trade, Henry. Vickars:
the Man in the Moon, a small' octavo,
which went through five volumes;
and was edited by Albert Smith, after his
quarrel with Messrs. Lemon and Jerrold: Dio
genes, a really humorous threepenny weekly,
edited by Mr. Bobert Kemp Philip, the originator
of the Family Friend (which, by the way, died
out last month). Dionencs was Drinctnall? illnn.
trated by Mr. Watts Phillips, the dramatist, thea
a draughtsman and engraver on wood; and
among its literary contributor were the Brothers
Broiib, Angus Beach, and other less known
comic and satirical writers. Diogenes lived for
eighteen months. In 18."4 another Punchinello
was started, but it lasted only for twenty-seven
weeks, to be followed by Xotcn Talk, and various
small ventures in the comic vein, none of which
reached that all-important era in the life of a
periodical "paying" point.
In 1850 or 1851 Mr. George Augustus Sala,
then an engraver, started London, a comic
weekly, on the plan of Punch; but it proved a
non-success, and soon died. In 18S3 t un made
its appearance, and though it has several times
changed hands, it may now be said to be an
ettabliehed comic organ. Among its chief con
tributors are its editor, "Tom Hood" (son of the
celebrated author of the "Song of the Shirt"),
Arthur Sketchley, Mr. Burnand. "Nicholas,"
and Mr. II. J. Byron, the dramatist; and in the
list of its artists we find the names of the late
Paul Gray, W. McConnell, and Charles Bennett,
the latter of whom seceded to Punch about a
year before his death, and just previous to the
decease of Leech, prince of caricaturists.
Later still indeed, in the present year we
have Judy, a three-halfpenny comic (lately
raised to two-pence); not very brilliant either in
her wuy ot Hicrulure or llliiHtruUou ; aud 2'tw
Tomahawk? This latter Is the youngest, raoBt
piomising, and certainly the most fearles and
original of all the comic and satirical publica
tions. It strikes out a path of its own, aud
combines the wit of Punch with the dry, caustic
humor of the Owl which latter periodical is
issued, without illustrations, durr.ir tno sitting
ol Purlfnmeiit, aiid seems intended only lor the
delectation ot politicians, clubmen, and the
"upper ten thousand," While we write, a Half
penny Punch has made its appearance, but it
does not look like a success; and Banter is an
nounced, as a semi-political comic weekly.
The periodicals above named have ail been
lEsued iu London; but the metropolis is not
alone in the production of pictorial and written
wit and satire. In Liverpool there have been
published, duiing the last few years, a loma
hauk, a Porcupine, a Pan, a Lion, and other
smart weeklies, which have lived their day aud
made their moderate successes, withaut,' how
ever, attracting any very lart-'e share of public
attention beyond their own local circles,
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L i l l i c s
CHILLED IRON SAFES.
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A. FIICK-PIIOOF TISSX
T013E MADE UKTWEEN LILLIE'S CHILLED
EVANS & WATSON'S, WITH THE BOSTON
A BurRlnr-Proof Test Between LUlle's
aud all Competitors.
The Atiove Tests to he Made ly Daylight,
and to be Fair and lloua fr'lde.
Whereas, KvRnB fc Wnt'on, Pare-makers, In the
oily ot I'liliiKhtli liia, did combine and conspire wltli a
tertain Jlnslnn coiiipnny to cliput deceive, mid hum
hiij? the people nl thin city nnd vicinity with acertnln
lixmre w hlch lliey propone to attach to 'ire-proits;
Mid wliercHB, they din obtain the old and counte
nance of ct rtiiln olTicern and Kcutlemen connected
Willi the 'ulr at Korrlstown (thronmi deception, no
doubt) to aKint In mild combination and conspiracy
on the J-'alr ground by a Hham burning of Kales which
all Piilc-niHkrn well underHtand.
Kow, Uierelor, be It known that f, M. C. Bndler, of
the city of i'hiludelphla, do otter and propose to burn
t ne of Mille's ( 'hilled Iron HbIph, with one of Kvan
fc Watson'H, lmviug the Boston fixture attached, both
to he ol name size aa burned ou the Fair grounds,
Lillie'abafe to be made with alx-inch composition
w alls, cm the principle he makes safes, and the Kvans
fr Watson t-ale to be six-Inch composition walla. In
cludinK the lioKtno attachment, and on the principle
of their usual make.
The Heirs to be burned at some convenient place In
the city ol l'htladelphla, on the 2-J of October next,
weather lair, or the tirst fair day thereafter,
Kvans & Watson are hereby noluled that they can
make and Lave ready the bale by that time the he.st
they rati make, as abovespccllied, and a disinterested
committee shall be appointed equally by each party,
and iu the usual way.
Should Kvans dr Watson not respond In a reason,
able time, Ihtn their bare will bo lurniahid by other
A Burglar 1'rool test will ho made at the same time,
or Immediately alter the Fire l'roof test, upon oue of
Lime's ilurh'lar l'roof Hafes as now made.
At this test, aiiv safe-maker, any professional safe
blower, or any of the best Iron workers, will have the
opportunity publicly to operate on the safe in any
w ay practical lor the burglar to operate. And any or
all the safe-D'akers are requested to place any ot their
Burglar 1'rool bales aloe side lor a test ou equal
The above tests ae to be made In the presence of
the people, and the publo will have every opportu
nity to sre that the tests uro fairly made, and to do-
ciue accvruiut; iu merit,
M. O. BADLEK, Agent,
..., . JSo. 63aKi:u street.
Philadelphia, Sept. 20, NOT.
P. . The particular locality of the test will be an
pounce d In due time. U 2. stnth lot J M.C'.B.
C. L. MAISER.
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ceased. ihe Auditor appointed by the Orphans' Court for
the City and County of fhiladelphln to audit, Settle,
and adjust the final account of JOHN ALKX4N
VKR. surviving Executor of JAMK3 M. KKN
NtDYi deceased, and to report distribution of the
balance In the hands of the accountant, will meet
the parties luteresud for the purpose or his appoint
ment: on WEDNEbUAY, October 2.'), Ihii7, at 11
o'clock A. M at his ulllce, No. 717 WALN U S btieet,
In the city ot Philadelphia.
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TN THE ORPHANS' COURT FOR THE CITY
JL AMD COUNTY OF PHILADELPHIA.
Estate of A KCH 1 liALI) McCLAY, deceased.
The Auditor appointed by the Court to audit, settle,
and adjust Hie lust ami final account of WILLIAM
11. 1UKNK.HT and JUUN liUOVVN, Executors ol
AltCIlUtALlJ McCLAY, deceased, and to report
distribution of the balance In the bunas ot the
accountant, will meet the parties Interested for Hie
purpose ol his appointment ou MON DAY, October i
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Notice Is hereby Riven that the leport of the Audi
tor In the uliove cmmvI: be filed in the olliooof Ihe
Clerk of the said Court, nn FK1DA Y, the 1st day ol
November, A. 1. lsi',7. In the meantime, access cuu
he bad to the said ltoporl, at llio Auditor s ollice, No.
cK7 WALNU T blrtei, Philadelphia;, lor the purpose
of examining the suum; when uud where exceptions
must be liltd, if thought proper, agreeably to the
Ituleg ol Court lu such vase made nnd provided.
bAMl.H, C. Pl'.ltKINS, Auditor.
Phlladelplila, October H, A, I lb(i7. U lOtuthsSl
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Ollice in Philadelphia. No. i N. tlUUTU btreet
This old and well-it now u Company, the UirgrH of
Its kind In the vxjiUL, and In the forty-uinth yearol
its existence, is prepared, with the most exCeunlvf
and Improved machinery, to dve, cleante, and iiUth,
In a manner nnoiualled, every variety of aaruittui
and piece goods. , .
Uarinent clt-antttX by out new French process
JIUTUAL SAFKTY INC-
A NICK COM PAN Y, Incorporated by the Legls-
h lure of Pennsylvania, 1M&.
OlUce, 8, E. corner of TH I HI) and WALNUT Streets.
t A UT N h'. IXKlUAXrFS
on vessels, cani'i. and fi eight to all pttrte of the worid.
on irondshy river, canal, lake, aud luud carriage, to
all parts of the Union.
J? 1 HK i i n Jt. A l ' rjTi
on merchnudlfle npneiBlly.
On blores, iiweimig-iiouacs, etc.
ASSETS OF THE COMPANY
NnvpmliAr 1. IhtA.
liriP.rw United States ft Per Cent. Loan,
10.0(0 United Blales 6 Per Cent. Loun,
2f'0,000 United Ktntes 7 81U Per Cent.
Lonn, TreHsury Notes
125,000 City of Philadelphia 6 PerCeuU
64,000 IS late of Pennsylvania Per Cent.
6e,00fl ttate ol PouuMylvanlaO Per Ceut.
BO.OOO htte ol New Jersey blx l'er Cent.
2(i,0c0 l'enimy IvkiiIu Hullroad, 1st ilurt
gaKe, bix Per Cent. Honda............
J8,(i00 l'eimsy vnnlR Kallrdiul, neciiid
Mortgage Six l er Cent. Bonds.. .,
24,000 Western Pennsylvania Ktulrond
hix Per Cent, loi.ds (l'ennnyl
Vbiila i'rtllroad cu 8 rwnte mi ).....
80,000 Mate ol Tennessee l ive Per CeuU
7,(ifl0MftteoI Teuucbuee blx Per Ceut,
15,0il0tiKi shares stock of Uermanlown
Oas Company (principal and In
terest gimrunteed by the city of
7,150,143 Hhares Mock of Pennsylvania
6,('iO,100 Shares Mock of North Penusrlva-
20,0(0-80 (Shares block of l'hiladefpiiVa alii"
Bouinern Man sieanismp com-
Ii5,9n0 Limns on ili.mll aud Murtguge,
first liens on City Property...
Heal Kstate 8(!,ooo-00
Bills rt celvahle tor lusurances made 27,(i.(7'20
itaiancn nue at agencies premiums on Ma
rine i'ollcies. Accrued Interest, aud other
dehts due to Ihe Company 38.923-90
BcrlD and block of sunurv lnHiirmirft and
other Coin n stiles. 85173. KsLlniated value... 2.93UM0
Cash In Bank. txll.li"2A.
casn in urawer, 8447-14 u.tmnu
This being a new enterprise, the Par Is assumed
as tne uiaraei value.
Thomas C, Hand,
Samuel K. Btokes,
William O. Bnnlton,
H. Jones Brooke,
Jacob P. Jones,
James B. Mcb'arland,
Joahua P. K.yre,
J. B. bempie, Pltts'inrg,
A. B. Herger, "
I). T. Morgan, "
limrira TtT ln.1ia.iini,
jiinii j. imyis,
Komund A. bonder,
John K. Penrose,
Henry C. Iiailett, Jr.,
James C. Uaud,
William C Ludwlg
Joseph H. beat,
George O. Lelper,
nugn i raig,
John D, Taylor.
J aeon iiiegei,
THOMAS a 11 AND. President.
JOHN C. DAVIS, Vice-PieMdont.
Henry Lylbubn, becretary. 1 8
1829 CHARTER PERPETUAfc
Franklin lire Insurance Co.
OF I'HIEAD ELI'II I A,
NOB. IS 5 AND 437 CHESNUT STREET.
ASSETS ON JANUARY 1, 1807,
Accrued burpius. ........ U4ii,713tH
CKSKTT1KD CX.A1JUH, UXCOMK FO 1886,
I.UMMES l'AID SINCE 1M OVER
Perpetual and Temporary Policies on Liberal Terms.
Charles N, Bancker,
beorge W. Klchards,
A urea i itier,
Francis W, Lewis, M. D
CHARLES N. BANCKER. Preslnent.
GEOKUK FALKH, Vice-President.
J, W, McALLlbTiat, secretary pro lem. La 1 H2 31
N OUT II AMJBUICA.
OFFICE, No. 2o2 WALNUT B PHILADILPHIA.
INCORPORATED 1784. CHARTER PERPETUAL.
ASSETS JANUARY 8, 18O7......-l,783,3G7-a0
IftftUKEM MARINE, ISEANIJ TRAN&.FOR.
TATION ANH EIRE UlaHH.
Arthur G. Collin, George L. Harrlaoo,
bamuel W. Jones,
John A Brown,
Richard D. Wood,
B. Morris W alu,
Kttward H. Trotter,
fcdward B. Clarke,
vy iUlam Cumuiluts,
F. Charlton Henry,
Alired D. Jesaup.
Inhn P UI,i... 41
Louis C. Madeira.
ARTHUR O, COFFIN. PriTt
Chai.k Platt, secretary.
W1LUAM BUJKHLKK, iiarrlsbnrg, Pftll Centra!
Agent lor the btale ol Peiiusyivauia, i
IjUOYlDiiKT LliE AND TKC8I C03JPANI
i OF PlilLADKLPHlA.
No, 111 bouth FOURTH btreet.
INCORPORATED ad MONTH 22d, lSfflS.
CAPITAL, mi.OUO, PAID IW.
Itiuurance ou Lives, by Yearly Premiums; or bvs.
10, or 20 year Premiums, Non-lorleilure,
Annuities granted on tavoruhte lerais.
Term Policies, Children's Endowment,
This Compauy, while giving the Insured the security
of a paid-up Capital, will divide the entire prolilsoi
the Llie hubiuens among its policy holders. '
Moneys received at Interest, aud paid on demand.
Authorized by charier to execute Trusts, aud to act
as Fxecutor or Administrator. Assignee or Guardian
and iu nher fiduciary capacities, uuder appointment
ot any luurlol this Commonwealth, or any person or
persouB, or bodies politic or corporate,
SAW I' EL R. HH1PLKY, iHKNRY HA INKS,
JOblltjA 11. MORRIS,
T. W IbTAR IHOWN.
LA-uvA.., nvibi.lAJU iiAtajLa,
8AMUKL KblllPLkY, ROWLAJND PARRY,
WM. C. LONOST Rl'.Tll, Vice President.
THOMAS WlbTAR, M. D,, J. R. TOWN8END.
7 27 J Medical Examiner. Legal Adviser.
Ti'llvE SUKAI.CK EiCLUSlVELY.-TUfi
JD PIs-JSNbYLVAJNlA Pi Kit INSURANCE COAI
tAN 1 -liicoitoraied 1S26 Charter Perpetual No.
610 WALN CT btreet, opposite Independence Square.
This Company, iavoraoiy known to the communis
tor over toil years, continues to Insure aKUinut loiu
or damage by tire ou Puhllo or Private Buildings
either permanently or lor a limited lime. Also, on
KiiriiHuio, blocks of Goods, aud Merchandise gene
rally, on liberal lei uis.
Their laphal, together wlih a large Hnrplna tunti,
s in vented iu the moat carelul manner, which enables
theuii i utler to the Insured au undoubted security In
the c of lobs.
Daniel Smith, Jr., i John Devereu,
A lexauder iluutun, Thotuas Smith,
Isaac ilttzlehuiul, I Henry Lewis,
Thou as Rohbina, J, GUllughaui Fell,
Daniel Haddock. Jr,
DAN IFL isu ITU, Jb., President
William G, Ckowkll, becretary, 1
P II (KMX (KBUKANCK COMPANY 0?
PH1LADKLPUIA. . ,
iNCCRPOKAl li.D IB64-CHAR1ER PERPKTUAL.
No. XU WALN UT btreet, oppiwite i Ihe Ejtohaiige.
In addition to MARINE and INLAND INSUR
ANCE, thla Company lusures lrom loss or damage by
FIRE for lilieral terms ou buildings, merchandise,
.uruiture.elc,, lor limited periods, aud permanently
on buildings, by dei osit of r'eu'lum. ,
The Company has been t,TS,XaR llaeS K
ban SIXTY Y UAIW. during which au loeuee have
een promptly adjusted aud pa"-
, John L. Hodire. I Lawreuu. m.ww, ji.
, M. B. Mahouy,
i John T. Lewis,
, William a Grant, ,
Robert W. Lei"l".
V. Clark WlmrWAj
A. . I VaJ I ttid w .
T ht'maa H. Power,
A. K. UcHenry,
iopis n w orris.
"""" " ' JOHN Wtlf UUU4 PlMsMefil,
BAMCU WiHfA. WWWi
3K00ELYN LIIK INSURANCE
OF NEW YOKK, MCTtAL,
10LICIK8 KON-FOKI KITAELE. Thirty days
grace given In payment ot rnmlums. No extra
churge for rtsldeuce' or travel In any portion of tho
world. Dividends declared annually, and paid In
cash. Dividend In U67, 40 per cent.
E. B. COLTOIv",
N. E. CORNER KEVEA TH AM HIES .NTT.
Agents and Eullcltors wanted In all the cities and
towns In Pennsylvania and Eoutbern New Jer
sey ' I93
QIHAllI) FIRE AND MARINE
N. E. COR. CHESNUT AND SEVENTH STS.
CAPITAL AND M KMI N OYER 300,000
IMt OJIK FOR 1S00, 8)108,0841.
Losses Paid and Accrued In 1668,
Of which amonnt net f.ViW remain unpaid at Ut Is date
8io (hhi.irk) or proiierty nas oeen successtuiiy insurea
by this Company in thirteen years, and Klgbt Han
oi eu axisses oy x irepiompiiv puiu.
uas v ertes. jr.,
Ail red . Oillett,
N. 8 Iwrence,
Charles I. Dupont,
Henry F. Keuuey.
r urni mi bneppara
Jonn W. . laguorn,
lllOMAlS CRAVEN. Prnaldnnt
npp, m. u.
A. 8. GILLETT, Vlce-Preatdent,
i 2fmwi JAM JS B. ALVORD, SecreUr)
1867. FALL "AKD WINTEB- 1867J
(Established In 1818.)
The undersigned Invite the special attention of tha
Ladles to their large stock, of FOBS, consisting of
MufTs, Tippets, Collars, Etc.,
IN RUSSIAN BABLE,
HUDSON'S BAY SABLE,
KOYAL ERMINE, CHINCHILLA, FITCH, ETO.
All of the LATEST STYLES, SUPERIOR FLNISHJ
and at reasonable prices.
Ladles In mourning will Had handsome article
PERSIANNES and SIMIAB; the latter a most beau
CARRIAGE ROBES, SLEIGH ROBES, and FOOT
MUFFS, In great variety.
A. K. & F. K. WOMRATH,
9114m NO. 417 ARCH STREET,
Jii&i.-'ii. m3 LINK CHANGE OF HOUR, KTO.
u m -."i-.w1 L -BLA y, October 1st, the weamera
8. M. 1 ELTON and ARIEL will run as follows;
I.eave I RfebNLT street wharf at 9 A. M. and 8 PM
leave WILMINGTON at 7 A. M. and 12-80 P.
sti pp Ing atCHKSTKR and HOOK each way. Fare
toV Umlngtoit 15 cents. Excursion tlchu-ta. ner 9 A. M
boat. 2S cents
" w vuvaiur or hook, in
10 3 Ira
r..FpZs DALLY EXCDRSIONS TO WIL.
tatBiau. mington, Del.-On and after TUK
beptemberio, the steamer ELIZA UANtJOX
n,"i M V?.,H C.0nu1WKbar.rJB!'oveArcl1 lreet dally a
10 A. M. and 4 P. M. Ruturn :ig, leave MAkM
btreet Wharf, Wilmington, at 7 A. M. and lp Jt 1
i are for the round trip soconf
Single ticket "... ".7.7.. 2i S2n2
Chester and Marcus Hook"":...!:..:::::: 20 Sn 2
For further particulars, apply on hoard. '""
SADDLERY, HARNESS, T&e
JUE UNPRECEDENTED SUCCESS OF TUB
NEW CHESNUT STREET (NO. 1S10),
SADDLERY, HARNESS, AND HORSE,
if URNlfrlllftU ClOODS UOUSB
LAC EI Y, MEEKER & CO.,
Is attributable to the following faclt:
Tbey are very attentive "to the wants oftheir etui
towers. Tbey are satisfied with a fair business profit.
They sell goods only on their own merits.
They guarautee every strap In all harness they sell
over H1'. the lault of Hie purchaser only who does not
get what he Is guaranteed and paid for.
Their goods are 25 per cent, cheaper than can b
They have cheaper and liner goods- than can be
bought In the city.
They have tkel rgestand most complete stock In
AH Harness over t-5 are "baud-made,"
Harness from fit to S2&,'
Gents' Saddles from to f76.
Ladles' Saddles from $i0 to $125.
Tbey are the oldest and largest nianni'ucturert in
LACEY, MEEKER & CO.,
9 14 8m
WO. MM CHESNUT STREET.
FURNISHING GOODS, SHIRTS,&C,
EKINO USDEIiWEAB IN GKEAT VA.
riely, lor sale at
HOFMANN'S nOSIERY 8T0RK.
Merino Underwear for Gents.
Merino Underwear for Youths,
ierlno Underwear fur Infants,
Merino Underwear lor Miabes.
Merino Underwear lor Ladies
Merino Hose for Ladies,
Merino Hone for Misses.
Merino Hose lor Youths.
Merino Hose lor Infants.
Merino Hose fur Gents.
All-wool bnlrts, w hite, for Gents.
All-wool Shirts, scarlet, lor Gents,
All-wool Shirts, grey mixed. .
All-wool Shirts, blue mixed.
All the above, of superior qualities, for sale at
IIOt'MANN'S HOSIERY STORE,
8 a tuttej 3So. 9 North EIGHTH Street.
W. SCOTT Jto CO.,
AND DEALERS IN
MEN'S FtTHNIttMINU QOODS
NO. 811 CHESNUT STREET.
FOUR DOORS BELOW THE "CONTINENTAL,'
PATENT SHOULDER - SEAM
ANllUEMTLEJ EN'S EURMISUINO STORJI
PERFECT FITTING SHIRTS AND DRAWERS
made lrom tueusuiement at very .hurl notioa.
All other article oi GENTLAMEN'W DRESS
GOODS In lull variety.
WINCHESTER A CO.J
Hi Ho, 70 CILWiKCX BUtetD
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