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THE DAILY EVENING TELEGRAPH PHILADELPHIA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 1871.
rrnwa suiviiviAmr. Ult Affair. Borne Idea of the amount of labor per formed by Alderman Kerr at the Central station, may be learned from tho announce ment that during the year be heard 2.'28 cases. Yesterday, at 1 o'clock, Robert O'llara, 35 years of age, while at work at a bank at the west end of Gray 'a Bridge, was killed by the falling of the earth. Francis Oravener, residing at No. 511 South Ninth street, aged 1!) years, fell from a building yesterday afternoon, at Twenty second and Washington avenue, and injured himself internally. He was removed to the Pennsylvania Hospital. At noon yesterday, Margaret Cook, eleven years of age, was run over by a carriage at Uermantown avenue and York street. She was removed to hr home, No. l.'J5!) German town avenue. The Republican Invincibles met last evening and placed in nomination the following-named gentlemen for the offices men tioned: Tresident, Ezra Lukens; Vice-Presidents, William Todd, William L. Fox, Jesse Garrett, John Birkinbine, Major E. T. Starr. Messrs. Todd and Fox declined. Reoording Seoretary, Harry C. Hawkins; Conesponding Secretary, Joseph Robinson, Jr. Assistant Recording Secretaries, Jani6S L. Miles, Joseph Moore, Jr., Lewis Wilhelui. Treasurers, George W. Fry, J. I. Woolver ton, Horace Hill. The Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania, Knights of St. Crispin, yesterday elected the following named officers: Grand Sir Knight, William Sweney; Grand Knight, John T. Davis; Grand Scribe, James Macshane; Grand Treasurer, David Haruier, Jr. The Lodge pBBsed a resolution that members of the organization known as the Knights of St. Crispin, working for any new firm established since September, 1S(!!, should be governed by the average wages paid in the different establishments in good standing. A meeting of the delegates of the Fire Association was held last evening, for the purpose of reconsidering the propriety of making the Fire Association of Philadelphia a joint stock company. There was a full at tendance, all the lire companies (forty-eight) belonging to the association being repre sented. A bill providing for making the association a joint stock company, which is to be sent to the Legislature, was submitted, but, after some discussion, was laid over, for the purpose of having it printed. The bill provides that the present capital of the asso ciation, about ijj500,000, shall be divided among the companies in the association, and also, that power be given to increase the capi tal to the amount of $.00I(J00. Tke Gehmantown Post Office. The fol lowing are the statistics of the Germantown Post Oflice for the year just closed: Mail let ters received, 102,5119; do. returned, 587; drop letters icccived, 1T8,3'.)0; do. returned, 735; papers, etc., received, 133,750; mall letters col lected, 130,035; drop letters collected, 114,001; papers, etc., collected, 57,5S0. Of forelru mat ter there were sent from Germantown 7SS'.) let ters, involving a postage expense of $559'.).j. The postage expeuse on papers sent to foreign countries amounted to 505 0-1. Domeatle AIThlra. The Indiana Legislature convenes to-day. General Schenck, Minister to England, will sail for Liverpool on the 25th instant. Several horrible murders have, within the past few days, been perpetrated iu Arkansas. General Schenck sent his resignation as a member of Congress to the Speaker of the House yesterday. The contest over the election of State Treasurer, at llarrisburg, promises to be exceedingly animated. The discussion of the San Domingo ques tion yesterday drew a large number of per sons to the halls of Congress. The National Executive Committee of the Union League of America will meet for organization in Washington on the 13th instant. Judge Blatchford, in the United States District Court of New York, yesterday morn ing issued an injunction against the Boston, Hartford and Erie Railroad Company, with an order to tshow cause why they should not be adjudged bankrupt. I''reln Affair.. Some of the Paris journals accuse Gene ral Trochu of feebleness. A new general has been sent to command the French forces at Havre. The French consider the evacuation of Rouen by the Germans as certain. Havana was illuminated upon the recep tion of the news that the King of Spain had arrived sately In Madrid. The Duke of Cambridge ia about to be succeeded by Lord Napier as Commander-in chief of the British army. A plan is on foot to give Jules Favre a public reoeption and dinner on bis arrrival in London to attend the conference. Certain Prussian bankers of Berlin who subscribed to the French loan have been sen tenced to long terms of imprisonment. King William has abandoned the idea of entering Paris upon the capitulation. The forts of Paris are to be garrisoned and provi sioned for two years, and the Germans are to bold Alsace, Lorraine, Belfort, Bitsche, and the line of communication with Paris. After the unconditional surrender the Garde Na tional will be armed and made responsible for the preservation of order in the capital. and the Corps LeeisUtif will be summoned to meet en the 3d of the following month. A despatch from Lille announces that rumors are current there of a battle on the 2d between the towns of Sapingnes and Bapanme, in which there were heavy losses on both sides, the Prussians being badly de feated. Faidherbe reports that he fought a battle pear Rapauwe, whjeh. lasted from 3 o'clock, in the morning to C, o'clock in the evening of Monday, driving the Prussians from all their positions and the villages occupied by them. The loss of each of the contestants was quite serious. RUMORED SUSPENSION. Onerfttlaa Cicsril In a l.nrce Khl-Uulldlnc batablUbuienl. Rumors prevail that the extensive ship-build-in g firm of Keaney, Son & Archbold, at C'hes ter, have been obliged to suspend. We learn that their works have been closed, and all ope rations In progress stopped. One of their em ployes was informed that the firm had been obliged to make an assignment, and that the future course of the establishment was as yet undecided. They would want hl services, if they should resume, but ho was advised not to mibs the opportunity of employment elsewhere. It is stated that negotiations have been in progress for the sale of the works to Mr. John Koach, the extensive New York builder, who has heretofore been announced as designing to commence ship-building operations on a large The causejof this suspension, or failure, is not, as we understand, lack of orders, there beins; teveral very important jobs on hand at the time. Wilmington Commtrcial. OK'ttlAKY, niarubnl ftlorln. Marshal MoiiDg, of the Austrian army, whose death Is announced, eerved in tho war against Sardinia In 1848, and acquired distinction la th hostilities against France in 1850. He com manded a brigade of tho 5th Army Corps in the Austro-Italinn war of lSGtt, and took part In the victory of Cuetozz. After the battle of Konig prntz and surrender of Vcnetla, he was trans lerrcd with hlscorps to thejianube. MARINE TELEGRAPH. For additional Marina Neut u Pint Paqk ALMANAC FOR PHILADELPHIA THIS DAT. bum risks 7-25 m00n 8rt8. Sun Sits 47 1 High Watib 0 29 PHILADELPHIA BOARD OF TRADE. Gbokor L. Huzhv, ) Geokok n. ttb am, Committee of thb Month. J. Thick Wetu skill, ) MOVEMENTS OF Ot'KAP 8TKAitISUlt. FOR AMERICA. 17 ammonia... Hamburg.... New York Dec. 7 C. of Mauch'tr. Liverpool. ...New York Doc. 10 Helvetia. Liverpool.... New York Dec. 14 U. of Limerick. Liverpool.... New York v. II. Dec IT Britannia Glasgow New York Dec. 81 Erin Liverpool.... New York Dec. 21 Ilolsatia Hamburg.... New York Dec. 21 Onta: lo . .-. Liverpool ....Boston Dec. 2i FOR EUROPE. C. of Brussels.. New York... Liverpool Jan. T Helvetia New York... Liverpool Jan. 7 C. of Limerick. New York... Liverpool v. H..Jan. 10 Wisconsin New York. ..Liverpool Jan. 11 Australia New York... Glasgow Jan. 14 C.of Wasli'ton.New York...Iverpool Jan. 14 C. oM'arls New York. . .Liverpool Jan. 21 COASTWISE, DOMESTIC. ETC Yazoo PhUadelplila.New Orleans. ..Jan. B C.of Mexico... New York... Vera Cruz, etc. .Jan. 1 Wyoming. Philadelphia. Savannah. Jan. 7 Virginia. Philadelphia. Charleston Jan. 7 rionecr Philadelphia. Wllm'gton.N.C.Jan. 11 Malls are forwarded b? everr steamer in the regu lar lines. The steamers for or from Liverpool call at Queenstown, except the Canadian line, which call at Londonderry. Tne steamers for or from tne conti nent call at Southampton. CLEARED YESTERDAY. Steamship Saxon, Hoggs, Boston, 11. Winsor A Co. ARRIVED YESTERDAY'. Br. Bcnr Rio Grande, Watte, 17 davs fm Matanzas. with scrap iron to Davis & Warren vessel to L. Westergaard A Co. senr J. ronuer. uuason. rrora New York, with logwood, etc., to order. Br. schr Iris, Buckhard, from St. John, N. B., with laths to T. P. Gaivln & Co. BELOW. Nor. bark Hlrundo. from Liverpool, was at Chester yesterday afternoon. (By Tcleiiraph.) Lkwbs. Del., Jan. 4. The city Ice Boat No. 2 went up this afternoon, at 3 o'clock. A ship and a schr passed out at 1 P. M. A large herm. brig is nemg towea out or tne capes at 3 v. ai. a bark passed out laBt evening, and one schr from the harbor this morning. wina n. Thermometer, 44. New York, Jan. 4 Arrived, steamships Wiscon sin, from Liverpool, and Missouri, from Havana. MISCELLANY. Br. Bhip Coromandel, Chapman, from Philadelphia. ashore near yueenstown, registers 7GS tons, was built at Greenock in 1843, and halls from Liverpool. steamer Kcnecca civile, at Baltimore 1st lnst. fm Wilmington, N. C, reports : Passed close to the wreck of ship Persia, ashore at Frying Pan Shoals. She was lying on her starboard side, and had wreck ing steamers near her. N. G. bark Laura Maria, fm Liverpool, was ashore yesterday afternoon on the lower end of Tinloum Island. The City Ice boat No. I went to her assist ance last evening, and it was expected she would be got on" at next high tide. Bark Kong Oscar, Kuudaon, was at Texol 15th ult. from Plymouth, with cargo of the Paul Klat for Philadelphia. Bark Minnie Campbell, Hanklnson, hence via Cowes, for Bremnu, put back to Seavlew 21st ult. Scbr Richard Vaux, Whltaker, from Baltimore for Portland, before reported ashore near Annapolis, Md., has been got oil without damage and proceeded on her voyage. senr Li. k. severing, corsou, irom rroviaencc. went ashore 3d Inst., P. M on the Hog s Back. Hell Gate, while in tow. Wreckmaster Brown was en deavoring to get her oil. The Nicaragua, Lewis, from New York for Bey rout, with petroleum, arrived at Gibraltar Deo. 17, leaky, and has been recommended to discharge. Advices to the Marine Underwriters state Unit tbe cargo in the lower hold of the steamer De Soto, burned near New Orleans on the night of Dec. 31, was not damaged bv the lire as apprehended. Captain Young, of the brig Fearless, from London for Philadelphia (says a Portsmouth despatch, Dec. 22 landed here with crew, reports that on the lsth, at 640 A. M., 40 miles off Beachy Head, was in colli sion, while standing on starboard tack, with the Co rona, from London for Cardiff, striking the Fearless before the forerigglng, carrying away the foremast and cutting her down three streaks. About 1P.M. the American ship Emerald Isle, from London for Mobile, took us off, the water gaining so fast that we could not keep her free, ami transferred us on the 26th to the Danish tchr Margaret ha, from the Medi terranean for Newcastle, which lauded ua at Ply mouth. Quick Parage. The Norwegian bark Mindet, Cantuln Charles wruusaaard, at New York 1st lust., from Amov, made the passage In the remarkably short tlme"of 116 days, which, considering tho season of the year, is one of the quickest passages ou record. CITY ORDINANCES. A N ORDINANCE To Chance tbe Boundary Lines of the Fir6t Division of the Twenty-eight Ward, to create an additional Division, and to establish a Place of Voting In eald Division. Whereas, The first division of the Twenty eight ward, in the city of Philadelphia, con tains more than two hundred voters over that contemplated by the act of February a, ISOi; therefore, Section 1. The Select and Common Councils of the city of Philadelphia do ordain, That the first division of the Twenty-eighth ward shall hereafter be bounded as follows, viz.: All that part of the Tweuty-eight ward, from Montgomery avenue to Berks street, and from Eleventh street to Broad 6treet, and from Montgomery avenue to Lehigh avenue, and from Broad street to Seventeenth street, shall constitute the first division, and the voters of said first division shall vote at tbe house of J. Gross, at Broad and Berks streets. Section 2. That a new division be created, to be bounded as follows: All that part of said ward, from Berks street to Lehlirh avenue. and from Eleventh street to Broad street; aud said division shall be called the ninth division of tbe Twentv-einhth ward, and the voters of said division shall vote at the house of Adam Keppler, northeast corner of Camae and Berks streets. LOUIS WAGNER, President of. Common Council. Attest Clerk of Common Council. SAMUEL W. CATTELL, Presldeut of Select Council. Approved this thirty-first day of December, uuo Domini one thousand eight hundred and seventy (A. D. 1870). 3 K DANIEL M. FOX, 1 5 It Mayor of Philadelphia. AN ORDINANCE To Make an Appropriation to Pay Rcat of Fifth District Police Station House. Section 1. Tbe Select and Common Councils of the City of Philadelphia do ordain, That the sum of four hundred and sixty-six dollars and sixty-seven cents be and the tame It hereby ap propriated to pay rent of the Fifth District Police Station House, corner of Eltthth and Eouth streets. Warrants for the same to be drawn bv the Mayor. LOUIS WAGNER, Prebideut of Couimou Council. Attest John Eckstein, Clerk of Common Conucll. SAMUEL W. CATTELL, President of Select Council. Armroved this thirtv-flret day of Decem ber, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and seventy (A. V. 1870). DANIEL M.FOX, 1 5 It Mayor of Philadelphia. CITY ORDINANCES. A N -V Tc ORDINANCE To Authorize the Construction of a Certain Sewer on Spruce street. Section 1. The Select and Common Councils of the city of Philadelphia do ordain. That the Department of Highways be and is hereby au thorized to construct tho following sewer.vfz.: On Spruce street, from Thirty-seventh and Woodland streets westward to Thirty-ninth street, with a clear Inside diameter ot three feet. Said sewer to bo built of brick, circular In shape, and in accordance with specifications prepared by the Chief Engineer and Sur veyor. Section 2. The Chief Commissioner of High ways shall advertise, according to law, an nouncing that bids will be received for the sewer above designated, and he shall allot it to tbe lowest bidders; and 11 shall be a condition of (aid contract that the contractor phall accept the sums assessed upon and charged lo the pro perties lying on the lines of said sewer in man ner and form authorized by ordinance en titled "An ordinance regulating the assessment upon property for the construction of branch culverts or drains, approved Mav 12, 1800, and supplement thereto, approved February 10, ISO'.);" any excess over and above said assess ment to be charged to Item (for branch sewers) of annual appropriations made to the Depart ment of Highways for the year 1870: Provided, said excess shall not in any case be more than can be charged to said Item under ordinance entitled "An ordinance authorising the Chief Commissioner of Highways to draw warrants for street intersections, man-holes, nnd legal deduc tions in the construction of branch sewers, ap proved April 3, ltG8." LOUIS WAGNER, President of Common Council. Attest Abraham Stewart, Assistant Clerk of Common Council. SAMUEL W. CATTELL, President of Select Council. Approved this thirty-first day of Decem ber, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and seventy (A. D. 1870). DANTEL M.FOX, 1 5 1 1 Mayor of Philadelphia. A N ORDINANCE To Make an Appropriation to the Depart ment of Inspector of Steam Engines and Boilers for the Year 1871. Section 1. Tbe Select and Common Councils of the city of Philadelphia do ordain, That the sum of thirteen thousand seven hundred (13, 700) dollars be and the same 1b hereby appropriated to defray the expenses of the Department of Inspector of Steam Engines and Boilers for 1871, to wit: Item 1. For salary of Chief Inspector, three thousand (8000) dollars. Item 2. For salaries of three assistants, twelve hundred dollars each, three thousand six hun dred (3001.) dollars. Item 3. For salary of clerk, twelve hundred (1200) dollars. Item 4. For salary of messenger, seven hun dred (700) dollars. Item 5. For transportation, draughtsman, and keep of horse, two thousand five hundred (2500) dollars. Item 6. For horse and wagon, two hundred (200) dollars. Item 7. For labor and rent of oflice, fifteen hundred (1500) dollars. Item 8. For instruments and pumps, two hundred (200) dollars. Item 9. For stationery, books, and printing, five hundred (500) dollars. Item 10. For incidentals and furniture, three hundred (o00) dollars. Warrants to be crawn by the unlet inspec tor of Steam Engines and Boilers; all bills other than salaries to be approved by the Committee on Steam Engines and Boilers. .LUC is WAUNlUi, President of Common Council. Attest John Eckstein, Clerk of Common Council. SAMUEL W. CATTELL, President of Select Council. Approved this thirty-first day of December, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and ECventv (A. D. 1870). DANIEL M. FOX, 1 5 It Mayor of Philadelphia. A"i ORDINANCE To Divide tho Tenth Election Division of the Eighteenth Ward, and to Create an Ad ditional Division in the same. Section 1. The 8clect and Common Councils of the City of Philadelphia do ordain, That there shall be "formed out of the Tenth division of the Eighteenth ward a new division, to be called the Thirteenth Election division, to be bounded as follows, viz.: By the westerly side of Caul street, northerly side ot Montgomery avenue, easterly side of Frankford road, and southerly side of Norris street, and the place of voting shall be at the house of Thomas Fogerty, at the southwest corner of Cedar aud Norris streets. Section 2. That the remaining part of said division shall be called the Tenth division, and shall vote at the place now designated for the Tenth division. And the remaining election divisions of said ward shall remain as now con stituted by law. LOUIS WAGNER, President of Common Couucil. Attest John Eckstein, Clerk of Common Council. SAMUEL W. CATTELL. President of Select Council. Approved this thirty-first day of December, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred aud sevcuty (A. I). 1870). ' DANIEL M. FOX, 1 5 It Mayor ef Philadelphia. A N ORDINANCE Grantinir Samuel B. Bailey privilege to Erect a Certain Frame Shed on iwauson Street, above Catharine. Section 1. The Selact and Common Councils of the city of Philadelphia do ordain, That Samuel B. Bailey be and he Is hereby autho rized to erect a temporary frame sued on the rear of Swanson street, above Catharine. Pro vided, the said Samuel B. Bailey pay into the Cr 2iry the sum of twenty-live dol lars twjt,r the publication of this ordi nance. And proided further, That the said frame building shall be removed without notice ur on the passage 01 a resolution or ordinance withdrawing this privilege. And all ordi nances inconsistent herewith be and they are hereby repealed. 1.UU1S YAU-I.tV, President of Couimoa (jounsil. Attest John Eckstein, Clerk of Common Council. 8AMUEL W. CATTELL, ' President of Select Council. Annrove d this thlrtv-first day of December, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and seventy (A. u. 1870). 15 It Mayor of Philadelphia. R H 8 O I, 1 T I O N Tn Annrove the Sureties of William Rlt- tenhouga. Commissioner of Highways Elect. Resolved, By the eieci ana common coun cils of the city of Philadelphia. That Charles B; Slaer and Jacob Myers are hereby approved as the sureties of William Klttenhouse, Com missioner of Highways elect; and the City boll cilor is hereby directed to prepare the proper bond aud warrant of atUrney for said parties to exeeute, and to cause judgment to be entered thereon. LOUIS WAGNER, President of Coiamou Council. Attest Aukaiiam Stewart, Assistant Clerk of Common Council, SAMUEL W. CATTELL, President of Select Council. Approved this thirty-first day of Decem ber, Aiiuo Domini one thousand eight hundred and seventy (A. D. 1870). DANIEL M. FOX, 1 5 It Mayor of Philadelphia. CITY ORDINANCES. ESOLUTION Authorizing Certain Transfers in the Appropriation to the Police Department for Erectli g Public Baths, etc. Resolved, By tbe Select and Common Coun cils of the city of Philadelphia, That the City Controller be nnd he is hereby authorized to make the following transfer, viz.: the sum of five hundred dollars from Item No. 1 of an ordi nance approved July 13, 1870, entitled an ordi nance to make an appropriation for rent of places for baths, and to pay Superintendents of same, to tho appropriation made In the ordi nance approved May 7, 1870, entitled an ordi nance to make an appropriation to pay for the erection of public baths. LOUIS WAGNER, President of Common Council. Attest Abraham Stewart, Assistant Clerk of Common Council. SAMUEL W. CATTELL, President of .Select Council. Approved this thirty-first day of Decem ber, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and seventy (A. D. 1870). DANIEL M. FOX, 1 5 It Mayor of Philadelphia. R ESOLUTION To Authorize the Opening of Eighteenth Street from Cayuga to Germantown avenue, in the Twenty-fifth Ward. Resolved, By the Select and Common Coun cils of the City of Philadelphia, That tho Chief Commissioner of Highway be and he is hereby authorized and directed to notify the owners of property through and over which Eighteenth fc'reet, from Cayuga street to Germantown ave nue (In the Twenty-fifth ward), will pass, that nt the expiration of three months from date of said notice the said Eighteenth street will be required for public use. LOUIS WAGNER, President of Common Council. Attest John Eckstein, Clerk of Common Council. SAMUEL W. CATTELL, President of Select Council. Approved this thirty-first clay of December. Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and seventy (A. D. 1870.) DANIEL M. FOX, 1 5 It Mayor of Philadelphia. ANT ORDINANCE To Make an Appropriation to the De partment of Highways, Bridges, Sewers, etc., for the Year 1871. Section 1. Tho Select and Common Councils of the City of Philadelphia do ordain, That the sum of seven hundred thousand seven hundred and fifty-two dollars and twenty-two cents ($700,752 22) be and the same is hereby appro priated to the Department of Highways, Bridges, Sewers, etc., for the year 1871: Item 1. For salaries of Chief Commissioner, Commissioners, Chief, License, Miscellaneous and Assistant Clerks, Messenger and Watch men on Perniauent, Wire, Girard aveuue, Pen rose Ferry, Falls of Schuylkill, and Bridesburg Bridges, the sum of seventeen thousand two hundred (17,200) dollars. Item 2. For paving intersections of streets, to Include Intersections of Belgian or other Improved pavement, sixty thousand (t'0,000) dollars. Item 3. For repairing streets, to include the repavinjr over water-pipes, the sum of one hun dred and ten thousand (110,000) dollars. Item 4. t or repaying and tramwaying streets, the sum of seven thousand (7000) dollars. Item 5. for reuairlnt; roads and unpaved Etreels, the sum of fifty thousand (50,000) dol lars. Item 6. For crading streets and roads, the sum of seventy-five thousand (.,000) dol lars. Item 7. For repairing and rebuilding bridges, the 6um of twenty-five thousaud (w'5,000) dol lars. Item 8. For repairing culverts and inlets, the sum of twenty thousand (20,000) dol lars. Item 9. For grade and curb regulations, the sum of four thoufand live hundred (4500) dol lars: Provided, The District Surveyors be re quired to present their bills monthly. item iu. ror prinnusr, advertising, ana sta tionery, the sum of three thousaud live hundred (3500) dollars. item li. ror insurance on Driuges. tne sumoi two thousand five hundred (200) dollars. Item 12. or olliee and yard expenses, and tbe pay of five watchmen, the sum of four thou sand three hundred (4300) dollars. Item 13. h or incidental expenses the sum of two thousand (2000) dollars. Item 14. .tor 6ign-ooards lor street names, tne sum of five hundred (500) dollars. Item lo. lor repairing aud repaying streets along which the tracks of passenirer railways are laid, the sum of three thousaud (3000) dol lars. Item 16. For Supervisors salaries, the sum of nineteen thousaud five hundred and sixty three (19,503) dollars: Provided, The City Con troller shall countersign no warrant drawn on this item until the Supervisor shall have fur nished him monthly with the names, occupa tion, and residence of every person employed by said Supervisor and receiving money under this ordinauce. Item 17. For grading, curbing, paving, and repaying footways, tho sum of "three thousand (3000) dollars. Item 18. For repairing the Delaware river banks, the sum of five huudred (500) dollars. Item 19. For constructing branch culverts, the sum of thirty thousand (30,000) dollars. Item 20. For constructing new inlets, the sum of thirty thouFand (30,000) dollars: Provided, That there shall be no extra compensation paid for the construction of inlets on streets of a width of sixty feet or under that width; pro vided, also, That they be constructed of iron, upon the plans of the Chief Engineer and Sur veyor. Item 21. For Belgian blocks and paving on Front 6treet, from Willow street to German- town avenue, and on Germantown avenue to Second street, along the line ot the North Penn sylvania Railroad; and on Dickerson street, from Iront street to Wharf street; and on Ham'lion street, from Broad street to fifteenth s.net; and lor laying improved pavement that m ty be authorized by Councils, the sum of fifty ttou 6and (50,000) dollars. Item 22. lor crossing and tramwaying stone, the eum of twenty-five thousand (25,000) dol lars. Item 23. For fire-proof safe for office, the sum of five hundred (500) dollars. Item 24. For building a bridge over Frank- ford creek at Orthodox street, In the Twenty third ward, the sum of eight thousand (8000) dollars. Item 25. For paving Lehigh avenue and In tersections, from Frankford road to Broad street, with Rubble pavement, the sum of thirty thousand (.muuui nouars. Item 20. For building a culvert across Darby road and miu creeK, the sum oi eighteen thou sand (18.000) dollors. Item 27. lor drainage of meadows in the First and Twenty-sixth wards, the sum of twenty thousand (u.uuu; aoiiars. Item 28. For extending culvert on Eight eenlh street, from Noma street to Susque hanna avenue, the sum of ten thousand (10,000) dollars. Item 29. For building bridges over Berks and Norris streets, the Eum ot fifteen thousand ns Mini doii trs. Item SO. For building bridge over the Reading Railroad at Fifth Hreet, twenty-five thousaud (25.000) dollars: Provided, That the Philadel ihla and Reading Railroad Company pay the balance of cost. Item 31. For constructing clsterus at Holmes burg, one thousand (1000) dollars. Iim 32. For tUe construction of a bridge at Willow street aud Delaware aveuue, eight thou sand (8000) dollars. Item 33. For the completion of bridge on Broad street, at the crossing of the Reading Railroad, the sum of fifteen thousand six hun dred and eighty-nine dollars and twenty-two cents il5,ow Item ..4. l or the completion of the repairs CITY ORDINANCES. to Penrose Ferry Biidge, seven thousand (7C00) dollars. Provlied, That all repairs to bridges, enl verts, and inlets exceeding the cost of ne hun dred doilnrs, that may bo necessary during the year 1871, shall be first submitted to the Com mittee on Highways before any contract shall be made or any order given out bv contract, when ordered by the Committee on Illghwavs; and provided further, that all bills for paving intersections of streets, or for any other work authorized by Councils, aad chargeable to either of tbe foregoing Items, shall state the locality, and under what ordinance or resolution said work was done; and no bill shall be signed by the City Controller unless accompanied by such statement, and that no part of items 2 and 4, and not more than two hundred dollars of item 6, shall be expended on any street wlthont the authority af Councils, and bo part of said Item 6 shall be expended for work not done in 1871. And warrants for thesame shall be drawn by the Chief Commissioner of Highways In con formity with existing ordinances. LOUIS WAGNER, President of Common Council. Attest John Eckstein, Clerk of Common Council. SAMUEL W. CATTELL, President of Select Council. Approved this thirty-first day of December, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and seventy (A. D. 1870). DANIEL M. FOX, 1 6 It Mayor of Philadelphia. f.EW PUBLICATION?. II OLIDAY rRESENT Sll HARDING'S EDITIONS or THE HOLY BIDLE, Family, Pulpit, and Photograph Bibles. PRESENTATION BIBLES, CHRISTMAS, WEDDING, and BIRTHDAY PRESENTS. New and superb assortment, bound In Rich Le vant Turkey, Panelled and Ornamental Designs, equal to the London and Oxford editions, at less tlan hall their prices. Chain-Back Albums. The superiority of "TnE HARDING PATENT FLEXIBLE CHAIN-BACK ALBUM" over all others heretofore manufactured will, upon the slightest examination, be apparent to all. Also, a large assortment of Photograph Albums, new and beautiful styles, made In the usual manner. W. W. HARDING, ' No. 326 CHESNUr STREET, 12 ie BELOW FOURTH STREET. CLOVES. Alter having done the largest KID GLOVE TRADE during the last year ever done by one house in Philadelphia, the MESSRS. A. & J. B. BARTHOLOMEW, OF TBS Great Kid Glove Emporium, Find 88 a natural consequence bo me soiled and im perfect Gloves, of their well known brands, 'Bart- ley," "La Belle," "Jouvln,"and "Joseph," which they propose to Bed at 75 Cents Per Pair, For all brands, all colors, and all sizes. This is a grand opportunity to get good Gloves cheap, which are suitable to wear in muffs and ordinary wear. They also are offering a lot of Si-Button Fancy Top Gloves (worth fl-ET) at 11-25 per pair. This low (rice will sell them quick. Call before they are all gone. 12 31swtf f-URNITURE, ETO. HOVER'S PATENT SOFA BED. All old and young bachelors, as well as ladies who keep old maid's hall, are now buvlng HOVER'S CELEBRATED PATENT SOFA BED. This Is the only fiofa Bed that can be taken apart to cleanse It the same as a bedstead. All others are unsafe and liable to get out of repair. To be had only of the manufacturer and owner, 11. F. IIOV1SK, No. 230 SOUTH SECOND STREET, 12 2T tufifitrp PHILADELPHIA. BUY YOUR FURNITURE! or GOULD Sc CO., Mob. . 37 and 39 N. SECOND Street AND N. E. Corner NINTH and MARKET. LARGEST, CHEAPEST, AND BEST STOCK IN THIS WORLD. HO 5 wfmSmrp 0 LD OAKS CEMETERY COMPANY OF PHILADELPHIA. This Company Is prepared to sell lots, clear of all encumbrances, on reasonable term, purchasers can see plans at the office of the Company, NO. 618 WALNUT STREET, Or at the Cemetery, where aU information needed will be cheerfully given. By giving notice at the office, carriages will meet persona desirous ot purchaslag lots at Tioga Station' on the Germantown Railroad, and coavey them to the Cemetery and return, nee oi cnarge. ALFRED C UARMER, Pieaident. MARTIN LANDENBERGER, Treas. MICHAEL NISBET, Sec y. lOBwinfO. AMUSEMENTS. E. I DAVENPORTS CUES NUT STREET THEATRE. nr.aa MR. AND MRS. W. .T. FLORENrrc .k ... THI'S (Thursday) EVENING, Jan. 5, the thrilling domestic drama of w TUB COLLKEN IiAWN. Mrs. W. J. Florence as Ann Chute Mr W J FLORENCE as Miles Na Ooppalecn if Vh. m " Danny Mann Lily Davenport The Colleen Hwn Admission, 1, 15, 60, and 88 cents. Commence at 8 0 clock. Seats Recnred at Abel's Dramatic Repository. No. 1211 Chesnnt street, from 9 until o o'clock. A M ERIC AN ACADEMY OF MUSIC. GERMAN OPERA. "u11- ik THE NEW MUixuAX, January , first appearance of MADAME LOUISE LICIITMAV. Only night of Beetheven s immortal opera, FIDELIO, with an nnpreceriented great cast. ..TTl'ESDAY, Jan. 10, MERRY WIVKS OF WINDSOR. The sale of tickets for single nights commences WAINlTstsTnKATRJJ' NINTH AND THIS (Thursday) EVENING, .Imi b second night In America of Andrew HallldaVi epio. brated comedy drama entitled THE OK EAT CITY: A STORY OK LONDON LIFE, which achieved at the Drnry Lane Theatre a SUCCESS UNSURPASSED In the history of that famous establishment. Tho imported scenery painted on the spot expressly for .ns uitiiinKruirui oi 1 11 is metitre. SATURDAY GREAT CITY MATINEE. HfKS. JOHN DREW'S ARCH STR PPT THEATRE. Begins V to 8 o'clock.' HOUSES PAC KED TO THE ROOF. OURS. NEW YEAR'S WEEK. OURS. LAST FIVE NIGHTS. MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURS DAY, AND FRIDAY NIGI11S, OURS, OURS, OURS, With all its Grand Effects, By Mrs. John Drew and Company. Saturday A Great Double Bill. On Monday next COQUETTES. FOX'S NEW AMERICAN THEATRE, CHESNCT Street, above Tenth, BRILLIANT TRIUMPH. AMUSEMENTS OF ALL NATIONS. ' EVERY KVENUSUand SATURDAY AFTERNOON. NEW YEAR'S MATINEE. January 2, at 8 'clocki SPECIAL NOTICE. FAMILY NIGHT EVERY FRIDAY, On which occasions the entertainment will be conducted npon the same principle as the Saturday Matinee. Refreshments w ill ot be allowed in the Theatre, and everything will be arranged to amuse and delight a Family Audience. 1 MRS. WARNERS CIRCUS, TENTH AND CALLOW HILL Streets. Great Holiday At tractions. D'ATALIK, the original Iron-Jawed Man ; Mad'lle ANGELA, the beautiful Hercnlean Lady ; YOUNG ZEPHYR, the Athletic Prodigy, and GRAND CIRCUS TROUPE. Matinees Wednesday, and Saturday at 2. Admission, 26c Children under 10, 15c. Reserved Seats, 60c. 1 3 6t PF. ROTIIKRMEL'S GREAT PICTURE OF "THE RATTLE OF GETTYSBURG" Wilt be open to the public on SATURDAY, December 24, and daily thereafter until further notice, at No. 1003 CH ESN UT Street. Admission, 25 cents ; Children, 10 cents. ' Special arrangements will be made in a few davs for the admission of Soldiers and Sailors of the War and the Children in our Public Schools. 12 24stuthtf Vlt ltora are requested to bring opera glasses. T)IERSTADT'S LAST AND QREATEST PIC- X TURK, "THE EMERALD TOOL." on exhibition at Earles' Galleries, No. 816 CHESNUT Street. Admission Season tickets, II; single ticket, 25 cents. l 5 lm AMERICAN MUSEUM AND MENAGERIE, Northwest corner of NINTH and A KCH Streets. Open dally from 9 A. M. ti TO P. M. 100,000 CURIOSITIES From all parts of the World. THIRTY CAGES F WILD ANIMALS. The Splendid Dramatic Company appearing In the Lecture Room every Evening at 8 o'clock, and Wed nesday and Saturday afternoons at 2 o'clock. Admission to all the Attractions, 25 cents. 1212 tf A RCH 8TREET OPERA HOUSE, ARCH Street, above Tenth. SIMMONS k SLOCUM'S MINSTRELS. THE CHAMPION TROUPE OK AMErtlOA. . Every evening until further notice Robert Fraser's new Christmas Pantomime of HL'SH A BVB BABY: OR, HEY DIDDLE DIDDLE. Box office open from 9 A. M. until 4 P. M. Alatinee every Saturday. 9 6 tf UPREZ & BENEDICT'S OPERA HOUSE, SEVENTH Street, below Arch. AMY LLOYD'S FKMALR MINSTRELS. 0KNN1 BENSON, Champion Clog Dancer, and Winner of tho Gold . Medal. net TEMPLE OF WONDERS. ASSEMBLY" BUILDINGS. SIGNOR BLITZ AND SON. EVERY EVENING at 7V. MATINEES WEDNESDAYS and SATURDAYS atS. Part FirBt Magical Hxpertruents. Part Second The Canary Birds. Part Third Ventrlloqnal Scenes. Part Fourth Double-headed Hphynx. 12 tit,' FIRE AND BURGLAR PROOF SAFE MARVIN'S SAFES. The Best Quality! The Lowest Prices! The Largest Assortment! Tire-proof. Duralar-oroof. CHROME IRON MARVIN'S SriIEUICAL ' Burglar (Safe .... Will resist all BURGLAR'S IMPLEMENTS for any length of time. Please tend for catalogue, MARVIN & CO., no. 721 CTZSSEJTJT Street, (MASONIC HALL,) S66 Broadway, N. Y. PHILADELPHIA. 103 Bank St., Cleveland, Ohio A number of Second-hand Safes, of differen makes ana sizes, ror aaie vjtux t,uw. Safes, Machinery, etc., moved aadiolated promptly and carefully, at reasonable rates. 10 7 fmweui CUTLERY. ETO. ODGERS I WOSTENHOLMH POCKET KNIVES, Pearl and Stag handles, and beautiful Dnlsh; Rodgeis', and Wade fc Butcher's Bason, and the celebrated Le coultre Razor; Ladles' Scissors, in casec, of the finest quality ; Rodgers' Table Cutlery, Carvers and Forks, Rasor Strops, Cork Screws, eta Ear in strurr enta, to assist the hearing, of the most p proved construction, at P. MADEIRA'S, No. 115 TENTH Street. elow Chesnnt FOR SALt. BRICK YARD FOR SALE ON , LIBERAL terms, favorably situated, plenty of Clay, latest Improvements, large ran of custoru. Inquire No. 110 K FRONT STREET. H 2i 12f TO RENT. TO RE N T, RARE CHANCE, STORS NO. 63 CHESNUT STREET, USDER CON TINENTAL HOTEL, Elegant Fixtures ror sale, including Marble Conn ters, large Mirrors, etc. Immediate possession. J' lg tf TOHN FARNUM St CO., COMMIMTN MER ffl ohnt. n(1Mnnfoor.r. of OodiMwa llciln