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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.
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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,'
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