THE DAILY EVENING TELEGRAMPHILADELPHIA , TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 18(59.
i:itr A fin Ira.
The corner stono of tlio Lylo Monument was
laid ycstcrdiiy afternoon.
Samuel Pennington, who was bound over by
Judge Ludlow, a few weeks ago, on tlio charge
of perjury, was held yesterday by United States
Commissioner HiMer on a siinllar charge.
United States Commissioner Charles P.Clarko
yesterday bound over Arthur O'Brien on tho
chargcof obstructing Hcvenue Assessor Gheghan
in tho performance of his duty.
Last evening Joseph Weber, a child fight
years of ag, had his lg broken by being run
over by an express wagoti In Uirard avenue,
above Ninth street. He was removed to his
home, No. 1818 Mervlno street. William Mc
Laughlin, was Injured yesterday, byre porch fall
ing on him nt the Kountaiu House, Main street,
below Penn, Manayunk. Tho timbers struck
hhn on tho back.
Hon. George S. Boutwcll, Secretary of tho
Treasury, was announced to speak last night at
Horticultural Hall. Mr. Routwcll left Washing
ton In tho morning, but when reaching Wilming
ton it was discovered that a portion of tho track
towards Philadelphia was submerged in conse
quence of tlio fret-lief, and the train could not
proceed. Arrangements were at once made to
procuro a boat to bring Mr. lloutwell and tho
other passengers by way of tho river. Ho did
not arrive in time, however, to appear at tho
meeting at Horticultural Hall. Tho meeting
wns postponed. Mr. lloutwell will be at tlio
meeting In front of tho Union League this even
ing. Revenue Ofilcers Gheghnn and Hcrr entered
tho premises Nos. 128 and I'M Dock street on
Saturday and discovered In tlio second-story a
largo copper still, complete, which communi
cated with the steam boilers below, and which
bad evidently been recently In operation. In
the .'rime storv were discovered six hogsheads of
mash, a barrel of peach brandy and press for
mashing peaches. Having ascertained that no
license had been issued for distillation on tho
premises, steps were taken to have tho still and
the other personal property libelled.
Gold closed yesterday at l'J'J.
I General llutler Is in Washington.
Another batch of Post Ollice changes in this
State is announced.
General Canny has had a warrant issued for
the arrest of Dougherty. ,
A. M. Clapp, Congressional Printer, has
gone to Erie, Pa., to stump tho county.
Tho wages of some of the employes of tho
Washington Navy Yard have bepn reduced.
William Hunter, of Spring Mill, Pa., was
drowned in the flood at that pluco yesterday.
Leave of absence has been granted to all
voters in tho Washington Navy Yard from Penn
sylvania to go homo to vote.
A prize-fight betweon Sam Colver, of Haiti
more, and Charles Dougherty, of Richmond, Is
expected to take place to-day.
Thomas Dowling is in jail at Quincy, 111.,
charged with fraudulently obtaining :i000 from
persons in Kansas City, Mo.
milium 11. lionin, oi central city, v oio-
rwln ia miino mul a biri'n rn'!ird in nfT12rc.fl
ins discovery, ioiu piay uemg luarvu.
Limna lli-rn.-Ti .r I .rt rtr Tnur Vnrt twiVA
jiiiriil suit against b isk ana uouiu lor yz.tvw,-
000, the amount lost by a sale of. $7,000,000 of
go'.d to tho latter parties.
Napoleon was ut tho races at Boulogne on
Father Hyacintho is threatened with major
Kx-King Fcrdiuand, of Portugal, is, it is
said, a caudidate for tho Spanish throno more
likely than any others to succeed.
It is asserted in Madrid that the United States
Government has resolved to desist lroin any in
terposition In Cuban affairs.
The Cortes have reassembled, and propose
to suspend the bill of Individual Rights until tho
new Kepublienn insurrection is subdued.
Tlie Torrent In New York, Penn
lvunln, Dclawnre, and lllary-land-Vast
Ifumnjie to JVIilN
lug l'ropcrtii'M, I'arms,
nnd Citie liatest
Spring Mill, five miles below Norristown,
Oct. 4. The river at this point has receded two
feet from tho highest point, which was sixteen
feet above its regular water-mark, or two fee
higher than tho great freshet of 185. The
destruction of private property is immense. A
woman at Norristown, in endeavoring to secure
floating timber, fell in tho river, and two per
eons, a man and a woman, iu trying to reseuo
here were drawn in tho current aud tho three
were drowned. The property of tho Navigation
Company is comparatively safe, as no dams or
locks were torn away from the upper cud of the
line down as far as Conshouoeken, with the ex
ception of one stop-gate.
Four loaded boats at Norristown will lay high
and dry when tho water recedes. The Norris
town Railroad is badly under water, as is also
the Reading Railroad some three miles, but J.
8. 1 lilies, assistant superintendent, is on hand
with a heavy force of laborers, sullicient to re
pair any damage in a very few hours after tho
water recedes. The coal trade will not remain
Idle over two days unless tho mines are drowned
out above. At three o'clock, the river was ris
ing rapidly at Pottstown, which is supposed to
be the water from the upper end just coming
HARRiSBrna, Oct. 4. The rain ceased last
night. There is no great freshet in this imme
diate vicinity, but there is great datnngo east
and south of hero. Several bridges between
llarrisburg and Philadelphia, on tho Pennsyl
vania Central and Philadelphia aud Reading
Railroads, are reported washed away. Also,
between llarrisburg and Baltimore the damage
was severe. The Susquehanna is rising rapidly,
but no fears are entertained of a disastrous Hood.
N.EW Hope, Oct. 4. The Delaware division' of
tho canal is badly damaged In three places, the
embankment torn out iu one place, and two
aqueducts washed away. It will take several
weeks to repair the damages.
Scranton, Oct. 4. Heavy rains have fallen
for the past forty-eight hours. No trains arrived
on the Lehigh and Susquehanna Railroad. Tho
Delaware, Lackawanna and Wei-tern road has
also suspended running. Air embankment 1200
feet long, at Bell's bridge, was washed out.
Several minor breaks arc reported between
Scranton. and Stroudsburg. Heavy gangs of
men are at work all along tlio line. There was
a great freshet at Mauch Chunk. Twenty boats
went ovjr the dam. Tho Lackawanna Iron and
Coal Company's rolling mills suspended work
on account of" the high water.
Readino, Oct. 4. The freshet in tho Schuyl
kill valley to-day was tho nu st disastrous Bineo ,
that of 1850, doing but little less damage to pro
perty. The rain commenced heavily at about 3
o'clock on Sunday morniug, and fell without ln-
. tcrniipsion until tho same time this morning,
wheifslx and three-quarter Inches had descend
ed. Two-thirds of this quantity fell oil Sunday
night, the rain pouring in torrents from about 10
o'clock At 1 o'clock tills morning tho fall was
tho heaviest for years, producing a perfect roar
upon tho roofs of houses. The effect was im
mediately apparent upon the Schuylkill, which
rose rabidly on Sunday ulbt und this morning.
At 11 o clock It reached twenty-two feet ubove
its ordinary level, some three" feet less than in
1850. The rise from to 11 was at tho rate of
Hbont a foot an hour. Fortuuatcly the great rlso
occurred in the daytime, or loss of life might
have been tho result. No person was druwued.
nt any point near hero, so far as heard from,
though many were rescued at considerable peril.
The lower part of the city wns completely sub
merged, and some seven dwelling houses were
The cpnn nf the Lancaster Bridge was swept
off by floating canal boats, and lodged upon
Jfritz Island, about R U-Ue below the city, 0
span of Poplar Neck Bridge, three miles below
the town, was also destroyed by the same means.
So far as known, these are all the bridges be
tween Norristown and Pottsvllle that have suf
fered seriously. A number of boats lying at the
dry-docks of tho Schuylkill Navigation Com
pany were swept away.
The damage along the river front of the ctty
will be impossible to ascertain fully before tho
water subsides to its ordinary level, but it is
very great. Tho lumber yards suffered, and also
several of the iron works. At the gas works the
fires In the retorts were put out, and tho mains
leadii.g into tho city were filled with water,
owing to tho wrenching oil of the lamp posts by
For the first time since the freshet of 1850 the
city was without gas, and the streets presented a
gloomy appearance, the stores nearly all closing
at dark. It is believed that the gas supply will
be resumed to-morrow evening. Many families
have lost heavily in furniture, and some are en
tirely homeless. Tlio Mayor has called a town
meeting on Wednesday night for their relief.
The scene along tho river front this morning
was pitiful. Tho telegraph lino of tho Schuyl
kill 'avigation Company was swept away.
The superintendent was unable to get much
infoi ination to-day In regard to the condition of
navigation, but it Is known that none of the
dams or bridges above Reading were carried
.... i i .1
away, ana unit mo canai is iiiiuijiuuu nuuvu.
An absurd despatch was received here, stating
that about seventy-live feet of the bank, in what
1 known as Mitchell's level, below Schuylkill
Haven, was carried away. The two feet water
main from Barnhart's dam, the main water sup
ply of the city, was severed by tho breaking of
au old dam below the former.
A now brick house In tho upper portion of the
city whs woslied down, and the culverts all over
the town were torn up and cellars filled. Rail
road travel was interrupted in every direction
excepting on the Reading Road from hero to
Pottsville. We hare had ho railroad communi
cation with Philadelphia all day, in consequence
of the track being submerged for some miles
The Philadelphia, Bending, and rottsvillo
Telegraph line is also carried away ut tills place.
The morning trains down to-day returned this
evening from Norristown. Five small bridges
are eaid to be washed away on tho East Penn
sylvania Railroad betwcen"here and Allentown.
"At Rubesonia, on tho Lebanon Valley Rail
road, five miles from Reading, a bridgo aud
some three hundred teat ot the track were
washed away, but the damage was repaired, tho
morning train from llarrisburg being delayed
only about half an hour. It is said that tho
railroad travel will bo" open to-morrow ugaiu in
The water fell to-day almost as rapidly as It
had risen, and by this" hour, midnight, has got
down some ten feet. No further damajjc is ap
prehended. Bethlehem, Oct. 4. The heavy and con
tinuous rains of Saturday night, yesterday, and
last night, have caused tlio greatest freshet ever
known in this section. As early as two o'clock
this morning, the residents on Second street,
South Bethlehem, were aroused from their
slumbers by the rushing of waters into the cellars
and basements of their dwellings, and in a short
time the water filled the street, and the lower
portions of all tho buildings.
At eight o'clock tho Lehigh river had risen 11
feet and contiuued to rise till 4 P. M., when it
reached a point 10 feet above low water mark.
About ten o'clock au old gentleman nnd lady,
who attempted to cross from the canal brilge to
the Lehigh bridge in a carriage, had a very nar
row escnpc froin drowning, by the overturning
of llio vehicle. They were rescued with great
difficulty. The damage to property Is Immense.
The Lehigh Zinc Company's row of houses
were completely flooded nnd badly damaged.
Peysert's store Is submerged. Tho cellar of
GaufT's Hotel is also flooded. Tho store, cellar,
and lower lloor of a building on Philadelphia
road, known ns Five Points, Is under water, und
the goods badly damaged.
The water has been falling siuco 4 P. M., and
is now several feet lower.
Ai.i.r.NTOWN, Oct. 4. There is a terrible
freshet iu this region. All the streams are swol
len, and ovcrilow their banks to a greater extent
than in 1841 or in 18H2. The rolling mills and
manufacturing establishments on tho river banks
are idle, owing to the water having Hooded them
to a great, depth. No Information can bo re
ceived from any point north of Catasauquu,
owing to the washing away of tho Lehigh Valley
Railroad and telegraph lines.
Tho water works supplying this city have
been stopped and considerably damaged. The
supply from the works is smaller now than at
any time during tho dry term. During the day
it has been impossible to reach either tho rail
road depot or go into the country. The bridge
crossing the Little Lehigh at this place was
washed off the abutmeuts and carried away.
The Jordan creek rose to about nineteen feet,
running over the tops of the arches of Hamilton
street bridge. The largo Island of sixty acres
is submerged to the depth of fifteen or sixteen
feet, and the truck thereon is a total loss.
No lives aro reported lost, all tho Inmates of
the inundated houses having escaped in time.
The. freshet attained a heitrht of over twentv-
one feet. The lumber in tho yards of David N.
Taylor, below New Street Bridge, consisting of
a large stock of newly-sawed stuff and seasoned
lumber, was washed away. Loss not less, than
The Monocacy creek ia very high and about
five times its usual width, covering fields and
surrounding houses, barns, etc., all tho way
from here to Bath, where it washed away the.
dwelling-house of L. Barber, the family barely
The tannery -J Bodder &, Bro. damaged to tho
amount of 5'JOOO. Foundry of William Evans
damuged to tho amount of $'3000. Several of
the railroad bridges below Bath were carried of.
The bridge across the Lehigh, at Catasauqua,
was ulfcO washed away.
Wilmington, Del. Oct. 4-10 P. M This has
been the greatest flood in tho Brandy wine since
18o0. Three thousand barrels of Uour were de
stroyed In the Brandywluo Mills, belonging to
Lea & Sons nnd Price fe Co. Fifty cords of
wood were washed oil the Walnut street wharf,
and coal and wood from Allmond's wharf. At
half-uast 9 this morning tho banks of tho creek
gave way above Eleventh street, and eight
houses were Hooded, I lie inmates escaped in
bouts. At 3 o'clock P. M. the water was on a
level with the second stories of the houses near
tho water. A largo quantity of coal and timber
were swept away from tho whnrf, belonging to
Jackson A: Sharp. The water is now subsiding.
NEW VOlt K. -v'
New York. Oct. 4. Despatches from Pough
keepeie and Hudson state that travel on the Har
lem. Hudson River, and Hudson and Boston
Railroads is seriously interrupted. Culverts aud
bridges have been swept away, and In some
places tho road-beds have been washed away by
the freshet. The trains are all detained At
Hudson beveral brickyards were badly damaged.
Fritz's paper mill, the store house of Ilarder's
woollen mllls.and tho dam at Philmout were car
ried away. The bridges on the turnpikes lead
ing out "of towu were destroyed, and tho roads
overflowed. A construction train on the Hudson
Railroad fell into a broken cwlvert. Tho engine
was badlv damaged and several laborers Injured.
A i hanv, Oct. 4. The storm has caused great
dauingo lu this city, tearing up pavements,
bursting sewers, etc. Tho city loses, at a low
estimate, SO, 000. In many streets the water
was forced Into cellars and. basements, dolug
great damage. Buildings unfinished were Hooded
During tlio storm a sewer iu Elk street gave
way while a horse and wagon with three persons
wwc passing over It, und they were all precipi
tated ten feet into tho sewer. A boy, -named
Peter Jones, was fatally injured. A brUk stable
erecteiUu llmbon by Johu Ehel was so badly
damaged that It will have to be demolished. A
laudclido occurred on tho Susquehanna Railroad
near Norman's Kill, aud a culvert wa. carried
away near Esperanco. ,,
A bad break has occurred on tho four-mile
level on tho Erie Canal, aud part of tho aqueduct
hu be n carried nwnv.
At Hoffman's ferry the river commenced
rl&h'g at au early hour aud continued all day.
The water this evening was over tho docks and
Whitb Hall, Oct. 4. The streams have over
flowed their banks, greatly damaging the corn
and potato crops. Breaks are reported in the
canal at various places. At Fort Ann the water
overflowed the marsh east of the village, and
Julius Lessor, while endeavoring to cross the
rond, was drowned with his team. Several
bridges on the Rensselaer and Saratoga Railroad
were swept away, and the track also washed oat
In several places. Tho bridges aro gone on the
Rutland and Washington Railroad.
Saratoga, Oct. 4. Tho freshet here Is doing
considerable damage in the streets, and in the
country bridges and roads are washed away.
ScnENECTADV, Oct. 4. The rain caused much
damage in this section. Several dams In the
suburbs of the city have gone. The flats aro
submerged, and tho main streets of tho city are
under water. Tho Mohawk river U ten feet
above low water mark. The Eric Canal Is in a
very bad condition.
There are two breaks on tho four-mile level,
five miles west of this city, and also a portion of
the aqueduct is gouo on the seven-mile level.
The country in that neighborhood is Inundated:
nnd will take two weeks to repair damages. The
trains on the New York Central going west aro
wnter-bor.nd here. Tho track for six miles west
of this city is under water,aud a portion of the
culvert is gone.
WASniNOTON. Oct. 5.-The heavy rain of
Sunday damaged property to a considerable ex
tent in this city and tho surrounding country,
particularly near water-courses. Tho Northern
railroad train due nt daylight arrived at ! A. M.
The rain was unprecedented for its violence.
The canal banks were overflowed, and tho lower
stories of houses adjacent flooded. The foot
bridges over the caual and elsewhere In tho city
wcro washed away, and several new houses
damaged owing to" undermining by the water.
The sewers were also injured, and hi several
cases the ground caved in. -The effects of the
storm ore seen in all directions. About midnight
tho whole reserve of tho Seventh precinct was
called out to go to the assistance of families In
Pnrdy's conrt, near Pennsylvania avenue and
First street, tho water having overflowed into
the court, and to rescue somo of tho women and
children the ofilcers wcro obliged to wado up to
their necks. Tho families were carried to places
of safety, nnd in one or two instances tho re
moval was extremely hazardous.
None of the houses were lloated off, but somo
few articles of furniture were carried away in
the flood. The shanties bordering on tho Tihor,
back of the railroad station, were overflown, out
the inmates, mostly colored people, got away
with their furniture. Three colllns were washed
down the Tiber, and lodged near Adams Ex
press ollice, opposite the station, which pro
bably were washed away from some burial
The storm In Georgetown was heavy, and the
damage to property considerable. Tiio bridges
over Kock creek were stveptaway, also fences,
frame shanties, and everything of a lloating
nature on its banks. The" limekilns were en
tirely submerged. The proprietors lost largo
quantities of lime. The buildings at one of tho
kilos caught fire from the slacked lime.
The canal company's mud machine, and the
machine belonging to the Government, wcro
swept down the creek and over thedam Into the
river. A large iron boiler which was on the
scow belonging to the foundry, was washed somo
distance down, and passing under tho lower end
of K street bridge, struck the iron stringer on
the north side, aud bent it inwards somo inches.
It took away about fifteen feet of the liricks and
railing on the wharf used by the Maryland
Mining Company. This morning a colored niau,
sexton at Christ Church, Georgetown, while en
gaged in catching drift-wood' nt the paper mill
bridge, accidentally fell in nnd was swept down
the current. There was much damago in George
town, owing to tlio rise In the Potomac river.
Merchants on Water street to-day removed
their goods out of tho reach of tho water in
case the Hood from the upper Potomac should
The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal broke, just
above tho cabin of John Calvert, and tho steam
pneket that started up this morning was obliged
to return to Georgetown.
Hie steamer Pioueer, Captain Cnthcart, ran
ashore above tho aqueduct bridge and is leaking
badly. Tbero is a coal boat running on tho
Blodensburg was ngnin inundated last night,
the Eastern branch rlsinghigher than ever before
known, and in somo parts of tho burg tho upper
stories of houses were ..flooded aud lirldges im
passable. The New York trains duo hero at an
early hour did not arrive until niue o'clock A.
M., in consequence of a few feet of tho track of
the road near tho Gunpowder bridge having been
washed awny, and a detention In Baltimore, be
cause of tho Pratt street bridge being thought
unsafe. The engineer discovered the gap near
Gunpowder just in time to prevent a serious ac
cident, nnd the damage was soon repaired.
THE NEW ALABAMA, .
Iter Arrival nt Fcrnnndina.
Savannaii, Oct. 4. Tho Morning News has a
report from Florida of the arrival of the steam
ship Alabama at Fernandina, on Friday night,
from New York, with four hundred men, in
cluding sixty officers, for the Cuban expedition,
now rendezvousing on the Gulf coast. Tho men
were immediately put aboard the cars aud sen t
to Cedar Keys, where steamers await thorn.
Two hundred men arrived at Baldwin, Florida,
from Savannah, on Saturday night, supposed to
bo a portion of the command now organizing in
Wilmington, Oct. 4. The privateer Hornet,
alias Cuba, appeared off SmitUvllle, on Saturday
evening, flying tho Cuban colors. It has been
definitely ascertained that she has JJOO men and
80 officers aboard, tho majority of tho latter
being ex-Confederates. Her armament constat
of eight heavy guns.
Yesterday sho anchored insido tho bar, and
sent tho engineer and purser to tho city to
Kccui e a supply of coal, that taken aboard oil
New York not being adapted to quick move
ments. Suspicions being soon aroused, the offi
cers, after engaging a supply of coal, returned
to tho vessel without making arrangements to
get the coal aboard. They left this city last
night, about twelve o'clock, for Sinithville,
thirty-five miles below tho city, in small row
Collector of Customs Reemly chartered the
steam-tug Alpha, this morning, at 4 o'clock, and
having placed in the hands of tho Deputy United
State Marshal a warrant issued by tho United
States Commissioner, placed him on board with
part of tho customs force, with orders to detain
the privateer until further orders.
Colonel Frank, commanding tho United States
troops at Smithville, was expected to co-operate
with the Deputy Marshal, and with force, if ne
cessary. The Alpha has not yet returned. Fur
ther intelligence will be telegraphed immediately
on her arrival. The officers who visited the city
w ere very bold and conflden, insisting that there
1b no process by which tho privateer can bo le
gally detained. The eveut creates much excite
mcut aud comment.
The Cuba was seized by the Deputy VJnltcd
Slates Marshal at Smlthvlllo, at la o'clock to
day, brought up to this city, and anchored half
a mllo below. Tho officers are now iu the city,
and are positive in their declarations that there
is no pretext under which sho can be detained
by the authorities any longer than necessary to
have investigation of the armament and crew.
The Cuba Is a formidable vessel, and represented
to have great speed. She is short of coal and
provisions now, aud her machinery is consider
ANTON V VIclrlAIIONi
No. COKNTIK8 SLIP, New York.
No. IS SOUTH WHAHVK.S. Philadelphia.
No. 45 W. PRATT Street, Baltimore.
Ve f re vrprfri to ship every description of Fre1rr)t
Philadelphia, hew York, Wilmington, and intermediate
r Dints with promploeaa and deapatohl OanjU Boa If "'1
ItNUit-tuga luruiahed at li few teat BoUoa, jibt
For additional ttartn line m First Poo.
ALMANAO FOR PHILADELPHIA-TIILS DAY.
Bun Rims 6'IK) I Mooif Rkts...
Bin Bits.. 8(1 1 Jiimi Watkb 1 64
PHILADELPHIA BOARD OF TRADK.
T B. Hoon, )
O. J. Hort maw, J OoMurrrct o th Mouth.
Thomas U. Hand, )
COUMITTK1C on AnnrrRATions.
J. O. Jmfs, 0orKe L. Buihr, K A. Bonder,
William W. Pnl, Thoi. L. Gillmpie.
mOVKiUKNTg OP OCKAN 8TEAMHIIIPI.
FOR AM ER1UA.
Ballon. ...London New York Rapt. 11
Iowa (il&Hgow New York Bept. 17
H r men Harre New York Sept. IS
Taril Liverpool New York Kept. 31
1 Diiland Liverpool... ..New York Sept. 21
kUnhxUn. Liverpool ....New York BepU
ItriUnma. OlaKgow New York Kept. 84
Klna Liverpool.. ...New York via Hal... Sept. 2.
l.alayutt Brest New York.
Oi of N. York.. New York. ...Liverpool.
Westphalia.. ...New York. ...Hamburg..
Nebraska New York.. ..Liverpool .
Cuka New York.. ..Liverpool.
i Uiio Halt imore.... Bremen ...
Malta New York. ...Liverpool..
O. of Brooklyn.. New York.. ..Liverpool.
JlelK na new York. ... loniion..
U.ol Yi ashinKtonNew York.
O.ofl-ork .New York.
.Liverpool, via Hal
AUlanta New York.
UOAB'l'WlHK, DOMfcSTIO, Km
New York. ...Atpinwail
New York.. ..Havana, via Nm. .
.New Y urk.
.. Kio Janeiro Oct.
Mails are forwarded tl ever? steamer in the resnlarhnea.
The steamers for or from Liverpool cull at Ouoenstown.ox
cept the Canadian line, which oall at Londonderry. The
steamers for or from the Continent call at Boat tmiupton.
Steamer R. Willing, (JuntlifT, Ilitltimore, A. Groves, Jr.
titeiimer Mayflower, l-'ultz. New York. W. P. C'lvdo A Uo.
tji )n U A. BurlinKamo, LurliUKnmo, Boston, Wold, Na'lo
Pchr Wave Crest, Davis, Roxbtiry, Blakiston, OraetT A Co.
(Schr Kdw. Woolen, Younv, Northpori, do.
Bi'lirHarnb A. lloilmun, Hoffman, ltoaton, do.
hehr O. B. Wood, (iandy, Obelsna, do.
Bclir Isabella Thompson. Kndicott, Alexandria, do.
hi hr Morning Light, Ireland, Richmond, do.
Bitrse K. l'avies. Kelly, i'lermont, do.
Unrre R. P. Cnhill, Moore, New York, do.
Ilarce W. H. Bowno, Kltoo, W Sitchester, N. T.. do.
Harte Lonch l oyle. Ouwley, New Y'ork, do.
Tog Commodore, Wilson, Havre-de-Urace, with a tow of
barges to W. P. Clydo A Co.
Tug Hudson, Nicholson, Baltimore, with a tow of barges,
W. P. Clyde A Co.
Btoamship Roman, Hours, 4s hours from Boston, with
mdse. to 11. Winsor A Co. Passengers Mr. Hiinnah
Prehlo and two sons: Mrs. t'.Knowlos; Miss Kliza Clark ;
Messrs. J. Sheehy, M. B. Kenney, O. F. Tinker, Goodwin,
N. Crowoll, W. F. Prosser, Griffin, J. Sullivan. S. Tbomp
son. Above the Buoy on the Middle, saw brig J. Hiok
more, from Si. John, N. B., nt anchor; olf Morris Liston's,
shw brig Hermes, from Porto Cahello.atancuor; oil Heedy
lsliind, a brig ut anchor, name unknown j saw a large lleet
of outwnrd bound vessels in the bay.
Kleamer M. Massoy, Smith, 2t hours from New York,
with mdse. to W. M. Baird A Co.-
Steamer 8. V. Phelps, Brown. 24 hours from New York,
witli mdse. to W. M. Buird A Co.
Steamer Anthracite, Green, S4 hoars from New York,
with mdse. to W. M. Baird A Co.
Steamer A. fl. Stimcrs, Knox, 24 hours from New York,
with mdse. to W. P. Clydo A Co.
Steamer Vulcan, Morrison, 24 hours from Now York,
with mdse. to W. M. Baird A Co.
Br baroue Busy, Louden, tid.-ivs from Norfolk, with rail
road ties to S. S. Scattergood A Co.
Brig John W'ulth, Jr., Mundny, 9 days from Sagua, with
Biiptr and molasses to H. A W. W elsli.
Brig Catawba, Henvvner, from Boston.
Tug Thomas Jefferson, Allen, from Baltimore, with a
tow of barges to W. P. Clyde A Co.
Tug Chesapeake, Verriliow, from TIavre-de-Graoe, with
a tow of barges to W. P. Clyde A Co.
Sprriul llrfifiiiirh to Th Erenitifj TtUgrnph.
Havre i.e Gkact, Md., Oct. 6. Yesterday's tow lert
here this mormng. There is a strong current, in the river,
jot no dnmaiio done except a lew suud bars in the caual.
Wo think navigation will be returned to morrow.
Lewkh, Del., Oct. 4. Passed in. brigs Capreia, from
Cicnlucgos; J. Bickmore and Hermes, frcm Lagunyra;
schr Adelaide, from St. John's.
Tho pilot boat M. 11. Crinnell loft the Breakwater to
dy ; nlbo, steamship .1. W. Evermun, lor Charleston; and
stenmer Norfolk, for Richmond.
Fatstd out, barques T. Heine, for Holland ; Madeira and
Desibb. for Bremen : Cairo, lor Bristol, K. ; brigs Cuba, for
London; Flla, for Nantes, Franco; and Confederation;
schr Calhuiine Johu, for St. John, N. B. Wind N W.
Rter.mshiD Fanita. Brooks, lumen, lit. New VnrV M Inof
tenmiihip Jus. 8. Oroeu, Pace, for Philadelphia, sailod
firm Richmond 2d inst.
Barque Klgiu, lleuly, hence, at Wilmington, N. C, 1st
Baique Cariuel, Webber, sailod from Malaga 13th ult.
for Philadelphia-before reported for New Vork.
Barque Andaman, Otia, for Philadelphia, sailed from
Troon lntb ult.
Barque Mary R. Mitford, Berry, hence for Stettin, at
DwiiieilitJIIUO jru uil.
Brig Kio Crsnde, Tracey, honoe
Holmes' Hole P. M. 1st inst.
i for Datniirisootta, passed
Schr Lewis Audenried, of Philadelphia, sunk some
months ago at Savunnah. has been raise I, and was towe l
to Willink's shipyard IMhult., whore she will be almost
entirely rebuilt and refitted.
Schrs Annie May, May, and L. M. Koowhs, Cl.naents,
uence, at naiem m uiu
Scbr Clyde, Gage, henco, at Boston 1st inst.
CARPET IN OS, ETO.
j E W CARPETS.
3-PLYS AND I5TGRAINS,
Venetiais, Druggets, Oil Cloths, Etc.
LEE DOM & SHAW,
No. 910 ARCH STREET,
8 29 Bmrp PHILADELPHIA.
AMERICAN AND ENGLISH, AT TOB LOWEST
No. 832 ARCH STREET,
9 lm Two doors below Ninth, south sldo.
T. & J. A. HENKELS,
NEW ST0EE. 1002 ARCH STREET,
Are now selling tlielr ELEGANT FURNITURE at
very reduced prices. 9 29 8mrP
I R E
GALVANIZED and Painted WIRE GUARDS,
store IronU and windows, for factory an warehona.
wlndowsf for churches and cellar windows. .
IRON and WIRE RAILING?, for balconies, offlces
cemetery and garden fences.
Liberal allowance made to Contractors, Builders
and Carpenters. All orders Ailed wltu promptnes
and work guaranteed.
ROBERT WOOD & CO.,
1 8 stutliom No. UM RIDGK Avenue Phtia.
RODC.ERS' AND YVOSTENIIOLM'S POCKET
VNIVKH. Pearl and Stag Handles, of beautiful
HoikI, TKOIKirilWandVADnI BUTOIIKR'8 RAZORS,
aSd lh. celebrated LEOOLTRK RAZOR SUlSbOUS oi
--nrt 2.Z!: hoi-.... a.aJ'al.lo Outl-ry Ground and
Foliauedat P. MAUKUU.
A J AV AAV Hf AfcAl A VQkf
JURLINGTON COUNTY AGRICULTURAL
FAIR AT MOUNT HOLLY, N. J.
On TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY, Octobor 6 and 6,
Trains will leave Philadelphia from Markol Street Forry,
upper side, at 7, 8, and 10 A.M. and 316, 8 30, 5, and 6 W
Excursion Tickets, 80 oonls.
W. II. GATZMF.R.
10 4 Ut ' ARi-nt.
HOOP SKIRTS, ETO.
1115. HO P K I N 8'
HOOP-SKIRT AND CORSET MANU
FACTORY AND SALESROOMS,
No. 1115 CBESNUT 6TREET.
Onr CHAMPION RKIRTSbettrr and cheaper than
all others. 19 to 60 spring. Mo. to 2 25. Onr Keystone
rikirts, 20 to 6U springs, K. to 1'40; Now York made
(Skirts, from SO to 40 aprinjrs, 45 to 75c.
R. Werle? Corsets, S 60, t.TMl, $4 SO.
Deckel Corsets, from $1 to 7.
Thomson's "Glove-fitting" Corsets, from $SUU to $&.
Mrs. Moody's patent sclf-adjnsting abdominal support
ing Corsets, from (3 to $7 highly recommended by phy
sicans, and should be eiamincd by every lady.
Over 40 other varieties of Corsets, from 75o. to $9 50.
Skirts and Corsets made to ordor, altered and repaired.
WUOLKSALK AND RETAIL. 7 23 3m
WILLIAM T. HOPKINS.
EVANS, SHARP & CO.,
KO. 613 MARKET STREET,
Are dally receiving shipments of Glass from
Works, where tlicy are now making 10,000 feet
They arc also receiving shipments of
rKEIJCII WINDOW GLASS.
Rough Tlate and Ribbed (ilasfl. Enamelled
Stained, Engraved, and Uround Glass, which they
oner at 9 25 3m
LOWEST MARKET RATES.
18G9 SS 1809
' II KM LOCK.
1 QfJO PKASONKI) CLIiAIt PI Mi -4 of
lOU J 8EASONK1) CI.KAlt PINK. loUiJ
CliOU'K PATTKHN PINIi
SI'AMSU CKOAH, l'Olt PATTERNS.
1 Q Ci FI- H,1)A FI- 1 K I no 7or
100 1) Il.OKIDA FLOOKINU. lc5Uii
FLORIDA STEP HOARDS.
1 ClU WALNUT HOARDS AND PLAMI 0A
1 0 O U WALK UT l!OA It J is AND 1'LAN'K. 1 0 U V
"IRTtCl UNDERTAKERS' LVMKER. jo-.n
lDOtJ UNDERTAKERS' LUMBER. lOOU
. WALNUT AND PINE.
SMHIJhl) FOI'LAR. - QPA
SEASONED CHERRY. lOU.)
WHITE OAK PLANK AND BOARDS.
CIGAR BOX MAKERS' -iOnf
CIOAR BOX .MAKERS' I h! t
SPANISH CEDAR BOX BOARDS.
FOR SALE LOW.
CAROLINA SCANT LINO.
CAROLINA II. T. SILLS.
CEDAR SHINGLES. -i O'n
CYPRESS Si I INI! I. EM. loOij
MAULE, BROTHER .V CO.,
No. 'SOQ SOUTH Street
TJNITED bTATES BUILDERS MILL,
F1FIEENTLT STREET, BELOW MARKET,
ESLER & BROTHER, Proprietors.
BALUSTERS AND TURNING WORK.
A Large Stock always on hand. ' 9 n 8ra
TJANEL PLANK, ALL THICKNESSES.
X 1 COMMON PLANK, ALL THICKNESSES
1 COMMON BOARDS.
1 and 2 KIDK FKNUK BOARDS.
WHITE PINK. FLOORING BOARDS.
YELLOW AD SAP PINK FLOOtllNGS, 1M and 4k
SPRUCE JOIKT, ALL SIZKS.
HEMLOCK JOIST, ALL 8IZFS.
PLASTERING LATH A 8PKUIALTV.
Together with a general aBsort mcnt of Ituildinor Lum-
bey, tor sale low for cah. T. W. 8MALTZ,
8 ib Em r ll'TKKHTH and STILES Strouts.
UMBER UNDER COVER,
Walnnt, White Pine, Yellow Pine, Spruce, nem
lock, Shingles, etc., always on hand at low rates.
wAtson a gillingiiam,
8 295 No. 924 RICIIMOND Street, 18th ward.
Tbia Rooting ia adapted to all buildings, It can
VV BTEEP OR FLAT ROOKS
at one-half the expense of tin. It is readily put on oU
Shinvle Roota without removing the aliinglea, thus avoid
ing the damaging of ceilings and luruilure while under
gnine rrpira. (No gravel used.)
PRESERVE YOUR TIN ROOKS WITH WELTON1
I am always prepared to Repair and Paint Roofs at shor1
notice. Also, PAINT FOR SALE by the barrel or gallon
the bust and cheapest In the market.
W. A. WELTON,
17 No. 711 N. NINTH Street, above Ooatea.
TO OWNEK8, ARCHITECTS, BUILDERS,
1. AND ROOFERS. Roofs! Yea. yes. Every size and
kind, old or new. At No. 543 N. THIRD Street, the AME
RICAN CONCRETE PAINT AND ROOK COMPANY
are selling their celebrated paint for TIN ROOKS, and
for preserving all wood and motals. Also, their solid com
plex roof co ering, the best ever offered to the public, with
brushes, cans, buckets, etc., for the work. Anti vermin,
Fire, and Waterproof; Light, Tight, Durable. No crack
ing, i.ealing, or ahrinking. No paper, gravel, or heat. Good
for all climates. Directions given for work, or good work
men supplied. Care, promptness, certainty! One price!
Call! Examine! Judge!
Agenta wanted tor interior counties.
4 2HU JOSEPlLEEDSJPrinolpal.
OARPENTEIHS AND BUILDERS.
fja R. THOMAS & CO.,
Doors, Blinds, Sash, Shutters
WINDOW FRAMES, ETC.,
N. W. OORNKB OF
EIGHTEENTH and MARKET Street.
9 is 8m
RIKKK8 A SCHMIDT,"
Full oarantee and moderate prioea.
tt WARRKOOMB. No-HIO AROH (Ureal.
MATS AND OAPS.
WJ WARBURTONS IMPROVED VENTI-
fcA luted and easy fitting Dress Hats (patented), in all
the improved fanbions of the seaaon. CllEbNUT Street,
unit door to the Punt Oiliue. . U lit rpt
EMPIRE 8LATE MANTEL WORKS. J. B
JOUKS, Ha. Sla0CttJONUT buaefc lUwiut
X OK TUB
GRKAT EUROPEAN CTROtTS.
THE LAKGH8T CIKCU8 ON THIS CONTNFNP,'
FOR A SHORT SEASON ONLY.
ON THE ILLUMINATED GROUNDS.
EIGHTH fiTKKRT. HKI WK.KN RACK AND VINE,
1 WO GRAND PERFORM A NOES EACH DAY,
21 and 7; P. M.
DOOFB OPEN AT II AND 7 O'CLOCK.
The P rformannrs am luliy prnal to the splendors of thw
tieet display. THE OELEHKA TED ARTISTES from
the principal arena and hippodromes of Europe.
Vr. THOMAS WAlSiiN, Principal Pad Rider: Mr.'
JAMES E. COOKE, tli great lper and I .mr Horxa
Killer; IKKDhKlCK WAT.NON. it, Ins principal Act of
IlotMnmnship ; SH APPY AM) WHITNEY, U10 during
Traprzlptfiand Gmnast 'H A HLES SANDS, tho Cham,
t.icn Inn.bler: HAM LONG, the groat Clown; FRANK
VII i'l TAKER, the Man ot Wit. Humor, an 1 Sentiment :
( HAKLES CONRAD AND HIS TALENTED SONS
(I biirlra nnd llrnrvl in their Acmbatio Koata; M'LLK
CAhl.O'lTA I)K IIEKG, I n nilnre K(ijenln. nne of tha
world; M'ME C EC ILK WATSHM Sen 10 Eil'l latrionne:
mm if r.Annr. 1 1 r. WATSUft, t-nvlinti Kquentrienna
(Irom Astlry's, London): M'lle II KNRIlUEs, t bo during
H istwoninn: Mini liHACE hKI.LAIU. from the)
Albumbra Palace, London ; Mint AM ANDA I.ERIOM.
friin the Anglo-American Ctr.-nn M'lle JOSKPHINK,
Kpei ial Favorite of Europe; Miss JENNIE tT. CLAIR,
frcni lhe lioyal Hippodrome, Parli,
V it h the other Ridom. Vmi tern. Gymnnste, Lady and Gen-
1 b' nun Pcrt'onniM-H, rto.
MIL PIERCE, THE CK.LTt.K ATED LION TAMER.
WILL KNTEH THE DEN OF WILD LIOVS
at the clone of each puriormance, and feed them in th
presence of the Biidiotico.
A PERFORMANCE EYRKl AFTERNOON!!
A PKUKOHMANCE EVERY N'OHTI
ADMISSION HFTY CENTS.
Children under ten (KM yearn, Twenty-Ova Cents.
, J HE KIHHr (;HAM XTK.ERT PARlDK
will ha given THIS (MONDAY) MORNINO, leaving the
F,7:'inJlJ.",tj!1 A- M and wiIlpiiasth-ouKhMARiCET nnd
CH EhNUT Streets.
Duo notice ol the Second Parado will ba given with the
'lhe PARADE will not Uko place TO-DAY The first
fair Day. 1(1 4 tf
GRAND MUSICAL FESTIVAL,
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF MUSIC.
MONDAY EVENING, O. t.iber W. at 7 1, o'clock.
..".,lS,ki1.Un"nK,IT",e,het;H,'1' FAIR, tooeholdat
HOKTICl LTE HAL HALL during tho lat two wnek of
MANTJWN,'(1 f lh U11'UAfS' "OME AT UER
His Honor the Mayor, DANIEL M. FOX, will preside.
GRAND CHORITS OF &! VOICES,
AN ORCHESTRA OF 4n PEHKOHMFRS.
. r. '' 'A11 YOUNU MiUNNKRUtlOK of Philadelphia,'
A Ilrass liand of 111 InHtruiiieiitn,
bo Orphan Children tram the Home,
iw v rvrciiri. L'hildroii of tae Sundny Schools."
mi Vu G F LK, Yi (nd net or.
I ho Choruses will lie ren.lorcil by iiininhere of too Han
V.pl and Haydn, Mendelsohn, Went Philadelphia Choral.
Vocal I num. andotlier societies.
A Festival Ode, arranged eipreasly for tho 00 'anion, will
rniplny in its finale tho lull luice of nearly 7oo PER.
Alniiiion,76; Puninet, ProKS Circle and Italcony, $lj
Urserved Scats, Ijil oii; Family Circle and Amphitheatre.
Rctrrvcd Seats niny bo secured on and after Monday
Cetober 11, at W. H. Uoni-r A Co.'s Musio Storo, No. Hui
I hesrut trcct.
A few choice Seats wlil be sold by subscription at fl2'M
and 1(5 on October 4, 6, and 6, Irom 4 to 8 P. M., ut No. 4:t
Wainut stroet. 10 24t
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF MUSIC.Z
1 PAREPA-H"SA ENOLISII OPERA.
CARL ROSA, C. D. HESS A CO.,
Proprietors nnd Directors
P. rK VIVO l'.iismeBs Manager
THIS (Tuesday) EVENING, Kecund Opera Nih-.
(SON N A M HE LA . SON N A M 11 U LA.
Debut of M if s ROSE HERSEE, tho young successful
Piima Donna Soprano, in her oolobratod cliaiMeter of
A M I NA, with Mr. W. CASTLE as Elvinn: Mr. A
LA CHANCE as Count Rudolph, and Miss STOCKTON
Conductor Mr. ANTHONY RKIFF
TO-MORROW, Wedno.i'luy, for th first time in this city,
Bulfo's roniKiitic nnd channin onsra.
THE PURITAN'S DAUGHTER,
M'mo PAKEPA-ROSA as Mary Wolf.
THURSDAY-THK BOHEMIAN (ilRr.
JR1 DAY THU PLHITAN S DAUGHTEt.
SATURDAY FIRST GRAND MATINEE.
SATURDAY NIGHT A FAVORITE OPERA.
Adniiftion to Paninet, Dress Circle, anil Balcony $1
Reserved Seats $150 I Family Circle fO cents
Gallery. 25 centr
Scuts for any night can bo secured at tho Aoa-.
demy and at Trumplor's Musio Store, No. Choenut
WALNUT 8T. THEATRE BEGINS AT 75.
THIS (Tncsduy) K.VKNINO. Oct. 5.
MR. EDWIN BOOTH
In John Howard Payne's tragedy of
BRUTUS .. EDWIN BOOTH
WEDNESDAY, Shakespeare's Tragedy, in Ave acts, of
TAOO EDWIN BOOTH
THURSDAY Bulwer's Historical Play, in live acts, ot
ulf'Ub I ii;it "
CARDINALRICHEl.lEU. EDWIN BOOTH
oj x uivisa x , 1 uiiu iMMiiii -ii.'iiinee.
THE LA l)Y OF LYONS.
LAURA K K E N E'8
CHFSNUT STREET THEATRE.
OUR AMERICAN COUSIN,
witnessed but week by
CROWDED AND DELIGHTED ASSEMBLAGES.
PLOKENuK TRENCH ARD (her original charioter),
Assisted by the new Company.
Dirn Bcueicault's eelebr.ted Drama, writtten expretsl
fer Miss E cone, entitled HUNTED DOWN, and T. W.
ltobertbon's comedy of HOME will shortly be pro.
Seats secured six days in advance.
1 leers open at 7; commences at hi to 8.
MRS. JOHN DREW'S ARCH STREE1'
THEATRE. Begins hi to 8.
HOUSES CIUAVDKD TO THE ROOF.
SECOND WEEK OF
CP, THE RAILROAD TO RUIN.
With new scenes, tine effects, and efficient east,
MRS. JOHN DREW.
FORMOSA EVERY MIGHT.
Beats secured six days in advance.
IOX'S AMERICAN THEATRE,
1 WALNUT STREET.
N EW COMPANY. NEW FEATURES.
MARIE ZOEL, FERNANDO FLEURY, MAGGIE
BOWERS, HUGHBS BROS., TWO NEW BALLETS.
DE ROSA, ETO.
New Sensationsl Drama THE PATH OF CRIME. ,
Matinee on SATURDAY AFTERNOON at 2 o'clock.
ATEW ELEVENTH STREET OPERA
1 HOUSE, ELEVENTH Street, above Chesnut.
THE FAMILY RESORT.
CAPNCROSS A DIXEY'8 MINSTRELS,
the great Star Troupe of the world, in their nnequallei
BEAUTIFUL BALLADS, SONGS,
OPERATIC SELECTIONS, and
J. L. CARNCROSS, Manager.
R. F. SIMPSON, Treasurer. SltTem
VALER'S (LATE MILLER'S) WINTEP
GARDEN Nos. 720, 723, TM, and 72tf VINE Street
THE GRAND ORCHESTRION, formerly the proper!
of the GRAND DUKE OF BADEN, purchased at great
ex pease by J A COB VAI.KR.of this oily, in combination
with ELAMER'S ORCHESTRA and Miss NK.LL1U AN
DK.HSWN, will perform KVKRY AFTERNOON anf
EVENING at the above-montioned plaoa. Adinissio?
700DLANDS CEMETERY COMPANY.
T T The following Munagera and Officer have been
el ted for the year IKtW:- "
F.Ll a.. fKtCK, resident.
William H. Moore,
William W. Keen,
Ferdinand J. Dreer,
George L. Bnzby,
Eiauiuei o. moon,
Secretary and Treasurer. .IOSKPU IC TOWTJRRNTV
11. a. Knigut.
The Managers have passed a resolution requiring both
Lot-holders sod Visitors to present ticket at the eutranca
for admihsion to the Cemetery. 'Tickets may be had at tba
Oftice of the Cnany, No. kU ARUIi Street, or of any ot
the Manager. I
DRUGS, PAINTS, ETO.
JOBEKT SHOEMAKER A CO.
N. .Corner FOURTH and RACE Sta.
Importers and Manufacturers ot
White Lead and Colored Faints, Fatty 1
AGENTS FOR TUB CELEBRATED
FRENCH ZINO PAINTSJ
Dealers and consumers supplied t lowipnoe
tor cau. -rr :
TTTiTrTrsoTii v of ma n r i a o e
I'1 , of lectures, a. doliverod at the lew
' . ,Nw Course o l.ec"urc a ji .i,,..t,.:
Ymk Muteum ',' I iVe lor; Youth, Msiumy, and
1 w to l ive, a d "; ., heviewt.u; Toe e of
Old Ako; W nl.t. n;v,.us DiK-aws ited
t,,8aurr.Va i l"-l'l-i-y . '-'.ler.-.i ot
K,,r; c.,ii.g these eclures will l, orT
VW I'd " n i" . .M l i c nl. by .1 -., W,
VVW v Ji sK .-.nroi K1H1I sill VM.,j'j?
tToAKHINO. AN KLVOANT HVIT OF
riMili w.tu pilVwUf bi.u, etc., 0.1 kduM Uoo.,i4Mi
three othca. vou-u-uicatl-s or ui le, at No. l'J W A Ij.
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