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THE DAILY EVENING TELEGRAPH PHILADELPHIA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28, 1871.
. 3 rnoji TESTEitDA raring edition. FROM JVEW JERSEY. ( - . Commencement tf Princeton College. uvy!c?TON' Jnne27. The town is crowded with distinguished strangers to attend the com mencement exercises. Amone, those present this morning, at the delivery of Secretary Belfc nap s address before the literary societies were l resident Grant, Secretary Uoheson, General i d.genator Frank Blair, of Missouri; Gene ral W. McCook, the Democratic candidate for Governor of Ohio; and Governor Randolph, of xsew Jersey. - i , president Grant and party arrived here at 9 o clock this morning In a special car, to remain through the exercises of to-day and to-morrow. The President Is the guest of Dr. McCosh, presi dent of the college. This morning there was an interesting reunion pf tbe class of 1848 at the residence of Professor C. .V Hodge, of the Theological Seminary. About fourteen members of the class were present, Including Secretary Belknap, Rev. Dr. Cattell, president of Lafayette College, and Rev. Dr. Crowell, of Philadelphia, one of the trustees of the college. HBWS Bu'lttLSAR-g. City Affairs. , George Hensler, Assistant Engineer of tbe Fourth district in the Paid Fire Depart ment, diedlaat night of erysipelas, caused by exposure. On Sunday last a . Mrs. Ann Adams, of Blair and Rainbow streets, Nineteenth ward, died suddenly, and the neighbors aooused her attending physician with having poisoned her. The Coroner's inquest proved that Mrs. Adams died of congestion of the brain and that the medicine given was harmless. Officer Logue, of the Second district, died yesterday in the Franklin Engine house of an overdose of laudanum which he had taken, it is supposed, to quiet his nervt.8, he having been on a debauch. Domestic Affairs. President Grant is to be at Washington to-day. . . The celebrated McGarrahan case is up again in the Interior Department. The anti-rum shop party of New York will, on the 8th of next September, hold a State convention. A board of army surgeons, who have been testing the cunderago plant as a cancer cure, make an adverse report upon it. The Snpremo Court of Tennessee has de cided that warrants issued by county commis sioners during Governor Brownlow's adminis tration are null and void. The Democrats of Maine met in conven tion yesterday, and, after nominating Hon. C. F. Kimball, of Portland, for Governor, they endorsed "the new departure." Foreign Affairs. . Subterranean fires are now raging at Shef field, and fears are entertained that it is an old colliery, which extends to, the very centre of the town. The miners on a Btrike in South Wales now number nine thousand, and there seem to be bo present prospect of a settlement of the difficulty with the companies. THAT LEASE. Tbeotlore Cuyler Heard From. Yesterday afternoon the Railroad Commit tee of Coanoils held a consultation with Messrs. Theodore Cuyler and J. Edgar Thom son, of the Pennsylvania Railroad, in regard to the resolution passed last Thursday, which directs the City Solioitor to . take legal measures to prevent the lease of the New Jersey Roads to the Pennsylvania Railroad. Mr. Theodore Cuyler explained that the Pennsylvania road was in reality endeavoring to protect Philadelphia's interests instead of harming them. , This city is fifty-nine miles nearer the Great West than New York. We have all the advantages. The railroad brings ns freight, but if our merchants have not the enterprise or capital to absorb and utilize it, that is not the fault ef the Pennsylvania Railroad. In the first plaoe, the lease is con summated, and bo earthly power can prevent it. Even if it were broken to-day, how would that help Philadelphia? .New York will get the freight in any event, without its having passed through Philadelphia. It has been charged that the Pennsylvania road charges higher freight than the Baltimore and Ohio.; This is not true. They lower their freights once in a while, but the average rate is higher. Some roads do not pay dividends, and. of course, can carry freight lower. The speech of the gentleman was quite extended. J. Edgar Thomson also presented similar views in regard to freight charges. Mr. Hanna, of the committee, believed the lease injurious to Philadelphia, and he was still convinced of the fact. A vote was taken upon reporting the re solution favorably, and it was lost by a vote of 7 to 3. Mr. G. A. Smith moved to report that it is inexpedient to adopt the resolution. Agreed to. The committee then adjourned. Sale of Real Estate and Stocks. Messrs. Thomas & Sons sold at the Ex change, yesterday noon, the following real estate and stocks: e shares Pennsylvania Fire Insurance Com pany 8 snares Bridesburg Land Company 13,000 Philadelphia and iS.no Kail road bonds 40 shares United Firemen's Insurance Co., shares Mercantile Library Company Pew No. 78 Tenth Presbyterian 8 three-story residences, Germantown Three-story residence, barn, ice-house, IS acres, Uermautown avenue Dwelling, No. os Federal street Dwelling, No. 1813 N. Thirteenth street. . . . Dwelling, Ktngsesslng avenue, southwest of Forty-seventh street. Warehouse, Avondale, Chester county.... Lease on a warehouse, Darby road Dwelling, No. 16iT Ogden street Dwelling. No. 11 Ogden street .. Lot, 160 by 0 leet, chestnut Hill Lot, Sunset avenue (adjoining) Lot, Sunset avenue (adjotulng): Let, Sunset avenue (adjoining) , DwtUlng, No. SOT Ellsworth street. Dwelling, No. 605 Ellsworth street. Store and Dwelling, liSS PassyunK road... Store, Passyunk road and Ellsworth St.... Dwelling, No. 1J Amber street Ground-rent, 84 a year. . ... Dwelling, No. mis Emerald street. Ground-rent, 40 a year Ground-rent, ftso a y ear . . . , faround-rent, t&0 a year . . 1 wo lots, llansbury avenue, Qermantowa. (190 -CO 255-00 5 5 8.S50 19,000 ,760 4,300 2,000 ,T00 ISO 8,400 400 0OO 825 825 1,HJ 1,100 1,100 8,500 4.SS0 8,450 1 J0 1,175 TOO 75) 750 14,1)00 THE STBICKEX CITY. Uavases of tbe Pestilence In Buenos Ayres -tin ir Ittlatls. w . . . i r - ..KHuhnfl thA fftllAWtrMV Tne miaunpoii uvumm p""""- - crtvaie ieiW F iruiu rreinwui - - luerly a resident of tkat State, but now a resident of Kuenoi AJiea. In the montn oi reoiaarj men ippoui , dutricta of Bueot Ayraa a few eases t what the phym- suo as to wutUir it w raally yellow lev.r or not. ttow " M the caaet were lew in number, end not SI ouUrly ' fetal, nd. besides, were con Ened to ne neighborhood, nouedf a4 ..""I itieotion to it. or earned to think it worth wbUe to take eny prsmtiun. egem.t ita spreading, le liie meantime the disease we inoreasms quae rapidly, ini the aesipers benn to di.cQM. tiie eubjeot eem lly eonie eUimmg we bad f.ou.u. yellow fever minus J. other. ewerims with euael oonhJeaoe thui wee not tt.rdreded deetrofet of huiu.n lite, 'liiy number . of Lelthi role from hve or ten up to tweaty or tuirty daily, fnd were peid'absd sepeexetb;. wii tUeet and auiuber, stie.eto. ThD popple hpratne tlirmml, end bcnn to mvthe city by tlioiioeoilfi. It wan etiniMd that not Inna thaa ten ttioound penple lntt the city in Ringle day. An t he epidemic prcgreKapri, the people became eo mnch afraid f it that Uipy dPKorted, in many inetaeoea, their neareHt frienda and relativea, end many persona died from ns elfOt who, if properly cared lor, would hare reonvered, 1 he nu in her of deaths roe mpidly until it :nally reaohnd the appalinr numhnr of TNI dailr, and it ia cent rally believpd that the full number was not reported. It mnat be remembered that et the time when the deaths were reported at from 4(K) fo BuU daily, tbe population of the city had bepn reduced by previous deaths and re movals to about 85.000 or 40,000 souls. ( Boenos Ayres ordi narily has a population of over anS.OlHI.) Hearses were to be seen in all directions and all honrsof theday and nicbt. Indeed, there were not hearses enough in the city to carry oft the dead, so that furniture waeoua and other vehicles bad to be brought into requisition. Co Ml as eoald with s;rt difficulty be procured, end it ii sai.I that in tome instances the same coffin was made to anrre a se cond time, I's tirst ooenpant hating been removed upon arriving at the grave. At the cemetery the Sonne vu till more striking, for there was the gathering of tbe dead. It reminded one of a "mnss meeting" such as we see in the States during a polittoal . campaign I only in. stead of giiyly-colnred banners snd flngs there waved only the black plumes of the hearses, and instead of tbe shoots and cheers of exulted partisans, there was only the silence of the dead, and thesubdaed sobbing of t be mourners. Twenty or th'rty hearses were constantly awaiting their turn at the gate of the cemetory to unload their litelnss passengers, and soon as they were discharged hastened back to tne city for other thnt were awaiting them. Within the cemetery walls there were always to be seen scores ' of coffins waiting for the graves to be prepared to receive them, Tor the men employed were not sufflcinnt to keep pace in their dnlelnl work with the rr.pidly accumulating corpses. Tbe municipality employed still more, until at one time there was said to be more than a thousand grave-diggers at work in tbn cemetery, though I believe this to be an exaggeration. The loss ot life by the pest i Icnce is variously estimated from lfi.OOO to 25.000. I pre sume tbe latter lignre more nearly correct, though to tbe public the truth will never be known. LDOAL irjTULLIQSrJOD. The Dundas Estate Interesting Decision. Orphan' CourtJudge Paxnon. In the ro utter of a petition filed by one of the (lis trlbutees under the will of the late James Dundas, to have an unprofitable sale of his Interest re scinded, Judge l'axson gave the following able de cision, which will be found Interesting alike to the professional reader and the layman: In this case a petition was filed in the Orphans' Court by William Oswald Dundns, setting forth substantially that James Dundas died in the month of June, 18k'. Tout under ana by virtue of bis last will and testament, the pet it ioner waa entitled to recover one thirty -socond part of his residuary citato. That some time prior to tbe 8th day of August, A.D. 1ki6, tbe petitioner being in tut of money, addressed a letter to Joshua Lippincott, he of tbe executors of said estate, offering to soli his ft t pe titioner's) interest in said estate. Itat af tor som taego tiation, Mrs. Agnes Dundna Lipplncoit, the wile 1 f tbe said executor.and a distributee under the will, parvbaied the said interest of t he petitioner for the price or sum of ten thousand dnlhtrs. i'bat in pursuanoe of said arrangemont. the petitioner and bis wife, on the seventh day ot November, IMki, executed a deed to Mrs. Lippincott for the aaid interest, and received therefor the lull con sideration money. The petitioner further alleges that he was induced to sell his interest for ten t housand dollars by reason of misrepresentations of the condition and value of the estate, made by tbe said Joshua Lippincott, one of tbe execntors.and the husband of the purchaser ; and that tbe real value of bis sbare was more than double what he received for it. He farther alleges that the executors supplied Airs. Lippincott with the money to make the purchase. Tbe petitioner prays tbe Court, 1. That the said deed maybe set aside, and given up, and cancelled, or 2. '1 hut the said Agnes Dnndas Lippincott msy be de creed to be a trustee of tbe interest of the petitioner in en id estat e. U. 'J hat the said Joshua tippincott and Agnes Dundas Lippincott be ordered toexecute and deliver to petitioner a aeed reoonvcying tbe said interest in said estate aeon the repayment ot tbe money paid to the latter. 4. 1 bat the said .tgnns iiuiulas Lippincott be required to account for and return to the surviving executors all sums received by ber on aocount of the said interest. 6. That tbe surviving executors shall pay to the peti tioner the full amount of hit share and interest in tbe estate. ii. That tbe auditor upon the accounts of the exeoutors of the estate of tbe aaid James Dundas suspend the settle ments of tbe accounts uniil the rights of tbe petitioner in tbe premises can be ascertained. 7. 'ibatu citution may irsue. To this petition, and tbe citation issued thereon, Joshua Lippincott and James Dundas Lippincott, surviving axe cutois of the will of James Dundas, answer by way of femurrer, and allege that even if all tbe allegations in the petition be true, the Orphan?,' Uourt has no jurisdic tion to tutertain the complaint and grant the relief proved for. '1 be Orphans' Court has no general equity jurisdiction. It is s court of equity in respect to tbe few subjects within ite jurisdiction, but as was observed by tne late Chief-Justice Gibson, in Brinkor .vs. Brinker, 7 13., oo, "tbe auxilliary powers of such a court have not been given to it. It is a special tribunal for specific oases, and its resemb ance to a court of equity consists in its prac tice of proceeding by petition and answer containing tbe substance bat not tbe technical subtleties and nioe dis tinctions of a bill in equity." Tbe Orphans' Court has no statutory jurisdiction in case of fraud, accident, or mistake. Without consuming time by retsrenoa to past legislation upon tills suojecc, it is sufficient to sn that by act ot lritbof Juno. lH3t. Pardon. fage Wi, plao. H, tbe jurisdiction of the Orphans' Court s confined to tbe following cases, viz. : 1. Tbe appointment, control, removal, ana aisonarge of the guardians ef minora, and tbe settlement of their account. .... . J.J, 2. 1 be removal ana aiscnarge oi executors auu admin istrators deriving their authority from tbe register of the respective county, and the ae .tlement of their accounts. k The distribution of tbe assets and surplusage of the estate of decedents after such settlement among creditors and others interested. 4. The saleoi real estate oi ueceuenus 5. The partition of real estate of intestates among tbe 0. The specific exeontion of contracts made by dece dents to sell and convey any real estate of which such de cedent shall die seined. 7. Froceeaings ior mo recovery oi legacies. u ah imu. within their reanective counties, wherein executors or administrators, guardians or trustees.msy be possessed of, or are in any way accountable for, any real or personal esiaie oi a ut-ttnic". . ..... . Tnia act baa greatly extended the jurisdiction of the Orphans' Court over trustees. But its jurisdiction ex tends only to testamentary trusts. It has ne control over such as arise by deed. In tbe latter class of cases the jurisdiction of the Common Fleas is exclusive. In testa mentary trusts it waa held to be concurrent with the Orphans' Court. Brown's appeal, aa oones, sjj, over ruling Whratley vs. Badger, 7 Barr, 45. 1 be trust in tnia case, ii any mere uu. uw uui naiav uu dor or by virtue of any will, or by appointment by tbe Re sister or Orphans' Court. It is what, is known asacon- .. . "... I mi Imiilinutinn nf I . btrUCUVe (rUBl-, . ., "J -"-'" !., Hill on Trustees, p. 144, divide constractijwtruate into two classes, as follows: , . . x . I When tbe acquisition of the legal estate is tainted with fiaud, legal or equitable. These arjt known as trusts 3 When the trust depends npon some general equitable rule, independent of tbe existence ot frud. i of anv rnle of equity which forbids a trustee to purchase from bis cetu trum, provided tne transaction be iree irom irauu. unuu., n tun dim ui within eii ber of the above classes, it must be within the first. If there be a trust, it is a trust ex vtatrjiritt. In Cbekterneia vs. oanBen, a v u, " imruwicaa divided cases ot fraud which would void a constructive trust into four classes, as follows : 1. rrauu arising imiu iwpoBibiuu. 2. Fraud apparent from intrinsio value. j Fraud which may be presumed trom the Circum stances ot tbe contracting parties ; and 4. Jr raud coliectea irom lus cirumiuuo. , ,m maus action, as being an imposition on third parties. It is manifest that tbe facta set oat in the petition, which for tbe purposes of this esse we mast aa-miue to be true bring the oee within the drat and third of tne above stated classes. It is a trust arising by implication, oat ot the circumstance! alleged in tn petition, ana ia not a trust existing or arising nnder a will, or out of any nioceedingsin the Orphana' or Hea-ster s uourt. It must be remembered that this is not a proceeding against ihe estate of James punoaa. That estate baa no interest in tbia controversy, and cannot make nor lose by ny judgiueut of this court thereon, unless indeed we sus pend the proceedings belore the aaJitor. ana thus tie up the large fund in tbe hands ef theexeoutjra' pending this litiaation. This ia merely a content between a dutnuutee andapeiaontowbomhehaa eold his interest, lae sale i..- vl,mir act. auggeated originally I,. himself, and whether or not . he baa made a bad bargain merely, or haa been over reached in the transaction, cannot possibly atfeot tbe estate of James Dundas or interest the other distribu tees who are waiting for their money. Toe business of i.u riitritmta the estate. In this be is but tbe agent or tbe organ of the court. The position ot tbe petitioner is that oi one who at one time had an interest, but who nss parteo wan ii oy sou mi ..iui. tuuu ratiou. While that deed remains in full force tbe peti tioner bas no standing before tbe auditor, lie has no fur ther interest in the estate of Jaiuea Duudaa. iue audi tor baa n opower to cancel tbe deed and decree a reuon 'i i,rnhMn' Court haa no such Dower, t he trust, if any, arises under the deed and tbe transao .i ., ... ..f h,h it inn. It roes not come within our limited statutory jurisdiction. The relief prayed for here can only be granted by a judge sitting as a unanceiior, ! -. I . V. rl ...ill u.n.I.I Ml, ,111V IH1WU1. If we treat this caja aa tbit of a trustee purchasing from his ctttui uue trust, it still does not altect the estate. It is not like the ease referred to by Judge Agnew in ti..m a.l nf m. imruUHa bv a trustee at ilia own aaleot the trust propny. There the estate is directly sheet sd and gains or loses, according aa tne pnes paid by htn,taiaafull uot or otherwise. Ia suuh case tbe 1. 1. ...irt.l.l. .1. i.hi miLifin of the cMt'i aum trut, A trustee may purchase Irvm hit antui u rif, provided tnere is a clltlhct Shd clear contrao anu mere is nj fraud or conoeulment. Hill on Trustees, p. HI ; Uoles y: TrecotLitib, B Vesey, Jr., 247. Henoe the Wu v rul ISO Only void tbe sale for fraud. There is no trast in tbe latter case until the transaction is shown to be tainted with fraud, legal or equitable, and tbon the trust arises not under a bill, bat, as before stated, ia implied from tbe nature of tbe circumstances wliich surround the transac tion. Of auch a trust the Orphans' Court hat no juris diction. V bile there is, perhaps, at before stated, no rale which prohibits a trustee from purcuaniug ot bis crMui yus rl in a case free trozn fraud, it is not too much to aay that a court ot equity would scan such a transaction very closely, particularly where tbe parlies. were not dividing upon equal terms; s wbere the one waa in possession of inior matioa not accessible to the othur, and lailod tu commu nicate tbe earns; mum more so if thsre were any gr.iund to believe there were any niisrepregiutution by tbe one, or withholding of tacts wnicu tne otuer waa entitiea to '"lu'tbs case of Coloa vs. Treootbiok, above cited.the Lord Chancellor (Kldon) sys; "A trustee may buy from the r.tt'l ifut M, providea there is a distinct and clear con tract, ascertained to be suub after jealous and scrupulous eiaiuinatii'd of all tbe circumstances, providing mt ih rttui iu (rv( intended the trustee sbould buy ; an I tiure is no fraud, no tKmcealuient by tue trustee of infor mation acquiied by bnu in tbe character of trustee. 1 admit it is a dir&cult case touiake out whenever it is c in tended thai the exception prevails." In such a oase tbe pi eeun pi ions are ail against tbe trustee, snd the burden ot vr of is ULM B huu to sliow, by lbs vlaaraat evideuue, lu ivi ' of tiis svidsuos. If tbit transit bjr dvttd ba treatsd at s salt Iron obs distributee to another. It will not bold tbe petitioner. Ine Orphans' Court cannot take eognizsnoe of snob a transaction, merely because the subject matter thereof happens to be a portion of a decedents' estate, In Wick erotism's Appeal, XXVII Lial lnttlliffmerr, 842, Admit 12, 1M70, It wss held that one exeentor could not recover on half of bia commissions from bis ce-exeontor in the Orphans' Court. Mrs, Lippincott did not buy of the trustee. Rhe bought ef a distributee, and merely stands in the position of tbe distributee from whom she pur chased. 1 do not wish to be understood as expressing any opinion as to the jurisdict ion of t he Orphans' Court in esses of tbe trsnsferof a distributive share of an estate by parol, or by instrument not nnder s 'al. We confine this decision to the rase before ns, vir.., tbe transfer nf snch interest by a solemn instrument under seal, and for a valuable consideration. While we do not think we have Jurisdiction to entertain the present application, and to grant tbe relief prayed for, we are not entirely powerless in the premises. We can reach the snbstantiM justice of this ease by impounding the sbare of Mr. Dnndas' estate in controversy, and direct ing tbe executors to hold it properly Invested until the pe titioner can be beard in a court of equity. Having our grasp npon the fund.we will hold Ituntil the question now raised can be decided in tbe appropriate tribunal. With this qualification we sustain the demurrer and dismiss the petition. INSURANCE. STATEMENT " OF TSSM. AMICABLE fuliial Life Insurance Company OF NEW YORK, On the 81st day of December, 1870, as made to the Auditor General's Department of the State of Fenrsylvantn, Capital Stock .1130,000-00 Cash on band 1511-73 " in Chatham National Bank .. 4,053-11 " in bands of agents In course of transmission 60,690 07 United States Bonds, issued to Sioux City snd Fad He Kallruad Co., par value, 1100,000; market value 110,500-00 Accrued Interest not yet due 1,200-45 Premium loans endorsed on policies 85,155-16 Ofllce furniture at borne ard branch oftlces 2,104-30 Kevenue stamps 1 09 Bills receivable 1,012-53 Deferred premlnms, being balance of quar terly and semi-annual premiums for year 22,913-56 28,146 -9S Amount of losses during the year, ad justed but not due 12,116-67 Amount of losses reported to the company but not acted upon 2,000-00 Amount of dividends due and unpaid 7,230-11 Amount of all other claims against the company 14,537-32 Amount required to safely reinsure all outstanding risks, as per the otllcial valuation of the New York Insurance Department 102,892-00 1123,770-13 Amount of cash premlnms received 166,150-03 amount of premiums not paid in cash du ring the year, one-third loan of premium Indorsed with policies 26,833-69 Interest received from investments 8,336 14 Income from all other sources, specifying what sources, sale of gold 7-36 1101,377-11 Amount pnld and owing for reinsurance premiums 133042 Amount of expenses paid daring the year, Including commissions and fees paid to agents and officers of the Company 42,165-87 Amount of taxes paid by the Company... 2,162-72 Amount of all other expenses and expen ditures 29,672-53 Far and market valne of the Company's stock per share.... 100-00 Amount of losses paid during the year. . . . 6,000-00 Amount of returned premiums, whether paid or unpaid 7,842-20 Branch Office, No. 430 WALNUT St., PHILADELPHIA. FRANCIS KEY8ER, 624 eod 6t GENERAL AGENT. I8UUE I AN OLD Purely IVT u t u a 1 HOME COMPANY. NO STOCKHOLDERS TO RECEIVE LARGE DIVIDENDS. INCORPORATED IN 184T. THE PENN MUTUAL Life Insurance Company No. 921 CHESNUT STREET. Accumulated Fund, nearly. . . . . . $1,000,000 Receipts for 1870... $1,250,000 Principal Features Small expenses, absolute se curity, large Return Premiums, Prompt payment of Losses, and liberality to the insured. SAMUEL C. BUET, President. SAMUEL E. STOKES, Vice-President. JOHN W. HORNOH, A. V. P. and Actuary. H. S. STEPHENS, tecretary. 66 1 Sit CHINA, GLASSWARE, ETO. GAY'S CHINA PALACE, No. 1109 CHESNUT Street, JUST OPENED, AN ENTIRE NEW SHAPE STONE CHINA, i FRENCH FINISH. Dinner and Tea Seta complete, 103 pieces W-j 4X80, Sone China Dinner Sets. 100 pieces 12 0 Stone China Dinner Sets, 7 pieces T-78 Stene China Cups and Saueers,per set 12 pieces BO White Stone China Chamber Sets 2 60 Decorated Stone China Chamber 8ets, 10 ps. . . 4-eo White French China Dinner Sets, 127 pieces... 18-00 Table Tumblers, per doeen eo Table Gobleu, per dozen 70 Glass Tea Seta (4 articles) is Aa endless variety of ail styles White and Deco rated China Fancy Goods, eta, at lowest prices. Parties about furnishing for the country; will dn well to Inspect our Immense stock before purchasing, Ooods to go out ot the city will be pveked and delivered to transportation office free or charge. and insured against breakage to destination. SHOW-ROOMS OPEN TILL NIGHT. O'CLOCK AT 4 22 12U) Com Exchange Bag fslanufaiury JOHN T. BAILEY, TS. X. Cor. WATER and MARKET Eta. ROPE AND TWINE, BAG8 and BAGGING, for Grain, Flour, Salt, super- Phosphate of Lime, gone Dust, Ktc Large and small OUNNY BAGS constantly on hand. AlbO,WOOL SACKS. J. . aUSTOX. atHaHO. pASTOn IXciriAIMOIV( eaippisa awd commibbios merchants, Ko. I COKNTIES SLIP. New York, Ho. 18 SOUTH WHAHVKS, Philadelphia, No. 40 W. PKATT BTKUJiT, baltlmore. We are prepared to ship every description I Freight to Philadelphia. New York, wumlrjftoo, anc lnterinediatw points with promptness and despatch. Canal Boau and Staauai f urnlaned at toe aborvart aouce, INIORANOE, Fire, I&land, and Marine imnranof. INSURANCE COMPAIiY or NORTH AMERICA. Incorporated 1794. CAPITAL 500,000 ASSETS January 1 1871 $3,050,536 Receipts of 70 8,09,1B4 Interests from Investments, 1870., 137,060 -S2,233, Losses paid In 1870 l,136,m STATEMENT OF TEE ASSETS. First Mortgages on Philadelphia City Pro- nertv. fSS4,B0 United States Government Loans.. 830,989 Pennsvlvanlal State Loans 149.810 Philadelphia City Loans 100,000 Mew jet gey ana omer Biate loana ana c tv uonns n9.eio Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Co., - otner itauroaa Mortgage Bonaa ana Loans 89.S40 Philadelphia Bank and otter Stocks 2.isa Cash in Bank 881,049 Loans on Collateral Security 81,434 Notes receivaoie ana marine rremiuma unsettled 438.420 Accrued interest ana rieminm in course of transmission 83,201 Real estate, Office of the Company ao.ooo 13,060,634 Certificates of Insurance issued, navable in London at tne counting noose oi Messrs. aa i w. smr LEY fc CO. ARTHUR O. COFFLf, . . FBBSIDBNT. C11ARLK PLATT, VICE-PRE3IDONT. MATTHIAS MARIS, Secretary. C. H. REEVES, Assistant Secretary, DIRECTORS. ARTHUR G. COFFIN. FRANCI8 R. COPE, EDW. H. TROTTER, SAMUEL W. JONES, JOHN A BROWN. CHARLES TAYLOR, AMBROSE WHITE, HJJW. O. JLJLtta.K, T. CHARLTON HENRY, ALFRED D. JESS UP, LOUIS C. MADEIRA, rII A U TXT "ITU 11 It . XT WILLIAM WH.USU, JOHN MASUJN. i&ORGB L. HAKKloUN, CLEMENT A GRISCOM WILLIAM BROCEJE. 1829 CHARTER fgRf-gTUAu AQ7i Mia Fire Insurant Urnm OF PHILADELPHIA. Office, Kci. 435 and 437 CHESNUT St ftssels Jan. 17 1 ,$3,087,45235 CAPITAL. .1400 00000 ACCRUED"stnRPLU8 A1TO PREmU INCOME FOR 18T1, LOSSES PAID IN 1870, 11,800,000. ji,ooi-h-. Lrosaes) Paid Since 1849 Nearly 50,000,000. The Assets of the "FRAN KLIN" are all Invested In solid securities (over 12,760,000 In First Bonds and Mc-rtfa-res). which are all Interest bearing and dividend paying. The Company holds no Bills Re ceivable taken for Insurances effected. Pemetual ana Temporary roadies on unerai Terms. Tbe Oompaoy ibo Maes policies npon tbe Bents or ail kinas or cuuaings, urouna jKents and Mortgages. DIRECTORS. Alfred G. Baker, Samuel Grant, George W. Richards, Isaac Lea, Alfred Fltler, Thomas Sparks, William 8. Grant, Thomas S. Ellis, Onstavns 8. Benson. George Fales, ALFRED O. BAKER. President. GEORGE FALES, Vlce-PpesidenU JAMES W. MCALLISTER, Secretary. THEODORE HL RitGER. Assistant Secretary. N C O B P O R A T B D MARCH 81, 19ii0. FIRE ASSOCIATION, No. 84 NORTH FIFTH STREET, .PHILADELPHIA. CAPITA!. 8300.000. ASSKT8. JANUARY 1, 1871, $1,703,319-07. bi A rc.Aijj.iHT utr run; A&sitia. Bonds and Mortgages f 1,646,967-99 Ground Rents 21,980 83 Real Estate 65,920-70 U. S. Gov. 6-20 Bonds. , 46,000-00 Cash on hand 5H.449 -62 tl.708,319-07 DIRECTORS. William H. Hamilton, John Carrow, George I. Young. Joseph R Lyndall, Levi P. CJoata. Jesse Llirhtfoot. Robert Shoemaker, Peter Armbruster, M. H. Dickinson, Peter WlUlamson, Josenh E. SchelL Samuel Sparhawk, Samuel Flovd. WM. H. HAMILTON. President SAMUEL SFAK1IAWK, Vice-President. W ILLIAM F. BUTLER, Secretary. nrnE Pennsylvania fire insurance jl COMPANY. Incorporated 1826 Charter Pemetual. No. 610 WAlLNUT Street, opposite independence Bquare. . This Company, favorably known to the commu nity for over forty vears, continues to Insure against loss or a am age dj nre on mono or rnvace aaua logs, either permanently or for a limited time. Also on Furniture, Stocks of Goods, and Merchandise generally, on lioerai terms. Their Capital, together with a large 8urplns Fund, Is invested in the most careful manner, which ena bles them to offer to the Insured an undoubted secu rity In the case of loss. DIBICTOBS. ' Daniel Smith, Jr., Thomas Smith, Ifaao Hazlehurst, Henry Lewis, Thomas Robins, J. GUllogham Fell, John Devereux, Daniel Haddock, Franklin A. Comly. DANIEL SMITH, Jr.; President. WM. O. Crowe ll, beoretary. THE ENTERPRISE INSURANCE COMPANY OF PHILADELPHIA. OFFICE S. W. CORN Kit FOURTH AND WALNUT BTKKtTSi PERPETUAL AND TERM POLICIES ISSUED. CASH CAPITAL (paid ud in full) 1200,000-00 OASH ASSETS, December 1. 1870 600,388-00 UUUtUlvna. F. Ratchford Starr, J. Livingston Errineer. Nalbro Fraeter, John M. Aiwood, Benjamin T. Tredlck, George H. Stuart, WUllam , boulton, Charles Wheeler. Thomas ILMontgomery, jonn n. erown, F. RATCHFORD STARR. President. THOMAS H. MONTUOMKRY.Vlce-President ALEXANDER W. WISTKR. t)cretairy. JACOB E. PETERSON AaalstaDt-Secretary. F A M E INSURANCE COMPANY, No. 609 CHESNUT Street. WCORrOKATKD 1864. cnattTKB fSaPITUiX. CAPITAL 1200,000. FIRE INSURANCE EXCLUSIVELY. Insurance against Loss or Damage by Fire either by X erpeiuai or Tempuu jr aruuuuw. SUtsCTuaa. Charles Richardson, Robert Pearoe, John Kessler, Jr., Edward B. Orne, Charles Stokes, John W. Kverinan, Mordecal Buzbr. William ii. anawn, WUllam M. Seyfert, John F. Smith, Nathan Hllles, Oeorge A. West, CHARLES RICHARDSON. President. WILLIAM H. RHAWN, Vice-President. Williams I. Blakchabq, Secretary. a nv . . n tsraTTD a von si tvosDoa. BSTiBUHlIKD lHOA. faJd-op CapiUl aod aocsmnlsUd roadts r38.000.000' IN GOLD. PREVOST 4 HERRING, Agents, no. in a third awa,Fbiudoipii haa m. rajrvon, cuaa r. Haa&xat INSURANOE. DELAWARE MUTUAL BAFKTT INSURANCB COMPANY. Incorporated bv the Legislature oi Pennsylvania, 1830. ,.. Office B. B. corner of THIRD and WALNUT Streets, rnuaoeinnia. MARINE INSURANCES 1 oa Vessels, Cargo, and Freight to all parta of Us INLAND INSURANCES n Goods by river, canal, lake, and land carriage to ait pnrta vi mo union. . FIRE INSURANCES a Merchandise generally ; on Stores, Dwellings, Houses, etc. ASSETS OF THE COMPANY, November 1, 1870. ,000 United States Six Per Cent Loan (lawful mone) (1333.876 00 100,000 State of Pennsylvania Six Per Cent. Loan 814,000-OC 00,000 City of Philadelphia Six Per Cent. Loan (exempt from Tax) FM,m-ca 144,000 State of New Jersey Six Per uenuLoan iw,vw-vu 80,000 Pennsylvania Kauroaa irsi Mortgage Six PerCt. Bonds. 86,000 Pennsylvania Railroad Second MoruraKe Six Per Ct. Bonds. 80,700-Ot 85,260-OC 80,000-00 86,000 Western Pennsylvania Rail. road Mortgage ix rer uenu. Bonds (Pennsylvania Rail road (marantee) . 80.000 State of Tennessee Five Per CL Loan lu.vw-uu T.000 State of Tennessee Six Per ct. Loan 19.600 PnnnHTlTnnla Railroad Com. 4,200-00 pany (260 Shares Stock) 16,000-00 o,uuu norm Pennsylvania naiiroaa Comnanv flOO Shares Stock) . . 4,800-OC 4,000-01 861,650-00 10,000 Philadelphia and Southern Mall meamship company (busn i Stock) 1,680 Loans on Bond and Mortgage, first Hens on City Properties.. 11,860,160 Par. C'St, 11,864,447-84. M"kt VI 11,293 -687 -W jeai instate oo,uuu-ou Bills Receivable for Insur- - anoes made 830,971-27 Balances due at Agencies , Premlnms on Marine Policies Accrued Interest an-1 jUier debta due the Company i t3,ZlS40 Stock and Scrip, etc., ol sun dry corporations, 17960, esti mated value S.tn-oo Cash 142,91113 11,830,727-97 DIRECTORS. Thomas C. Hand, Samnel S. Stokes, tfonn v. uavis, wiuiam u. uouiion, Edward Darlington, . II. Joaes Brooke, . Edward Lafourcade. Jamnna a. bonder, oseph H. Seal. James Traqualr, uenry sioan, Henry C. Dailett, Jr.,,' James C. Hand, Jacob Rlegel, Jacob P. Jones, James B. McFarland, wniiam u. Lndwig, Hugh Craig, John D. Taylor, George W. Bernadon, Joshna P. Eyre, Spencer Mcllvalne, Thomas P. Stotesbury, John B. Semple, PlttsbTg, A. B. Bertrer. Pittsburg, wm. C. Houston, H. Frank Robinson. D. T. Morgan, Pittsburg. THOMAS C, hand, rresiaeni. JOHN C. DAVIS. Vice-President. Hbnkt Lylbcrn, Secretary. Ubnrt Ball, Assistant Secretary. ASBURY LIFE INSURANCE CO. NSW YORK. C. C. NORTH, President. A. V. STOUT, Vice-President. EMORY McCLINTOCK, Actuary. JAMES M. LoNCACRE, MANAGEIl FOR PENNSYLVANIA AND DELAWARE, Office, 303 WALNUT St., PtUadlpMa, A. E. M. PURDY, M. D., Medical Examiner. REV. 8. rowBMB, Hpeolal Asent. ., Union Intial Insurance Company OF PHILADELPHIA INCORPORATED ISO t. Fire, Marine, and Inland Inurano9. Office, N. E. Cor. THIRD and WAINUT LOSSES PAID SINCE FORMATION, 87,000,000. ASSETS OF THE COMPANY, JANUARY 1, 18T1, S256,397'89. RICHARD 8. SMITH, President. JOHN MOSS, Beoretary. People's Fire Insurance Company, No. 514 WALUUT Street. i CHARTERED 1869. ' ' Fire Insurance at LOWEST RATES consistent with security. Losses promptly adjusted and paid. NO UNPAID LOSSES. .. , Assets .December 81, 1870 tlS8,8srT8 cuas. ii bunn, rresiaeat. GEO. 3USCH. Ja., Secretary. A NT HRACITK INSURANCE COMPANY. TNCORPORATED 1864. CHARTER PERPETUAL, nmnfl. No. an WALNUT Street, between Third and Fourth streets, Philadelphia. This Company will Insure against Loss or Damage by Fire, on Buildings, Furniture, and Merchandise generally. . , Frelehts. Laland Insurance to all parts of the Union. William Esher, Lewis Andenreid, John Ketcham, J. E. Baum, John B. Heyl, Samuel H. RothermaL Wm. M. uairo, . John R. Biaklston, W. F. Dean. Peter Sieger, WILLIAM ESUEK. President WM. F. DEAN, Vice-President. Smith, Secretary. W.M, HARDWARE, ETO. CUMBERLAND NAILS 8475 Per Keg. These Nails are knows to be the best In the market AH llalli, ne waste, aad cot mo more than other brands. Each keg warranted to contain 100 pounds of Nails. Also, a large assortment or one Hinges, Locks, and Knobs. Salld Bronxe, suitable for nrst-oiasa build ings, at the great Cheap-for-Cash Hardware Store or Is o. BUAivrvoif. 1 14 tuthsS No. 1009 MARKET Street TOADIES' HUMAN HAIR KMPOUIUM No. T S. TENTH Street. TTavintr nnened a new and snlendid store for accommodation of the ladles who desire fine HAIR WORK, the best talent that can be procured is em ployed in this line of business, who have had twelve years' experience in France and Germany, mmng up all me vanoua ueaigus ui r nu-u. w"- INCio. wmon some nave uit prcaiuuuuu wu uwm ,kal. inVAntlnns. The ability of MIS8 WEEKS in HAIR DRESSIWa is acknowledged by ar tists In the business to stand unrivalled. Ulswlteti u. V. vnma. nnilDlV INSTITUTE. NOS 168T AND 16TO I i HPKDCE Street. Philadelphia. Pa. ENGLISH and FRENCH for Young Lad it end UUm. Board' inn.nii ria nnn i win reonen oa siuiiuai dph tmhrSO. i-rench i4h lanauaat tj theamily, and U constantly " "S T T,.., lthstuaml w..ua-Lii u unanu.ii x nmjiym. A LIXANDIB O. OATTBLIi C O., r iBXDUCa uomniBBiuM siiuiuaAAit, No. iORTH WHARV4 AM O WO. If MORTH WaTER STREET; Ujxavpi 9, Cattixk Ilua crm AMUSEMENTS. MiENNKRCHOR GARDEN, N. E. CORNEIC COATK" snd IRAN KLIN Stre ts. CARL SENTZS RANn INSTRUMENTAL ' C0NC:BHTS, iVERY EVENING, from June 80 to SeptmborS. Beason Tickets, admitting one gent and lady., f 6-00 rarkaires of fonr tickets l-oo Are now ready at Messrs, :North tv Co.'s, Chestnut street, below tlevsnth ; Andre fc co.'s, No. 1104 Chestnut strert; Louis Meyer's, No. 14i3Chesnut street j Fred. Welhenmsyer's, No. tot Cots street. , H. TORCHIANA, . ; 6 2T tnwth8t Rosiness Agent " SIMPSON'S NEW MUSEUM AND MENAGERIE. H. W. COR. NINTH AND ARCH STREETS. Open dally. - Admission 26 cents. 600,000 CURIOSITIES. In the Lecture Room, the beautiful Drams, SKA OF ICE; OR, A MOTHER'S PRAYER. EVERY EVENING, and WEDNESDAY and SATUR DAY MATINEES. New Peenery. New Dramas prodnoed. POWERFUL CAST OF CHARACTERS. LOOK OUT FOR "FOURTH1' OF JULY! : 8AFE DEPOSIT OOMPANIE8. XHE PEBNSYLVAHIA COUPAafT FOR INSURANCES ON LIVES AND GRANTING ANNUITIES. Office ZTo. 804 WALNUT Street. INCORPORATED MARCH 10, 1813. CHARTER PERPETUAL. CAPITAIi $1,000,000. SURPLUS UPWARDS OF (750,000. i Receive money on deposlt,retnrnabl8 on demand, for which Interest la allowed. And nnder appointment by Individuals, corpora tions, and courts, act as EXECUTORS, ADMINISTRATORS, TRUSTERS. GUARDIANS, ASSIGNEES, COMMITTEES. RECEIVERS. AGENTS, COLLECTORS, ETC. And for the faithful performance of Its duties as such all Its assets are liable. CHARLES DUTILH, Piesident, WnxiiH B. Hill, Actuary. DIRECTORS. Charles Dntllh, Henry J. Williams, William 8. Vaux, John R. Wncherer Adolph E. Borle, Joshua B. Lippincott, Charles H. Hutchinson, Llndley Smyth, Oeorge A. Wood, Anthony J. Antelo, Alexander Diddle, unanes a. iewis, Henry Lewis. pH PHILADELPHIA TRUST SAFE DEPOSIT AND INSURANCE COMPANY, OFriCK AKO BURGLAR-PKOOF VATLTS IW THE PHILADELPHIA BANK BUILDING, No. 421 CHESNUT STREET. CAPITAL, 1500,000. For Bafk-kkbpinq of Qovbrmmint Bonps and other Sscckitibb, Family Platx, Jbwblbt, and other Valuables, nnder special guarantee, at the lowest rates. The Company also offer for Rent, at rates varying from f 18 to $76 per annum, the renter holding the kny, SMALL SAFES IN THE BURGLAR-PROOF vaults, affording absolute security against man Tbbft, Bckolary, aud Accidbnt. Ail nauciary oongaiioBs, sncn as trusts, uuak- DUMSHipa, ExEcuTORsnu f, etc., will be undertaken and faithfully discharged. All trunt investments are Avpf separate ana apart rom the Company's asset. circulars, giving run aetaus, rorwaruea on appu- cation. DLKBUTUKS. Thomas Robins, Augustus Heaton, F. Ratchford Starr, Daniel Haddock, Jr., Edward Y. Townsend, John D. Taylor, Hon. WUllam A. Porter. Lewis R. Asbhurst, Livingston Errlnger, R. P. McCnllagh, Edwin M. Lewis, .Tames Ia uiagnorn, Lien lam In B. Comegys, Edward s. Handy, josepu arauu, jn, u, OFFICERS. President LEWIS R. A8HHURST. Vlce-Presldent-J. LIVINOSTON ERRINGER. Secretary R. P. McCULLAGH. Treasurer WM. L. DUBOIS. a SfmwS PLUMBINOi OAS FITTING, ETC PANCO AST & MAULE, THIRD and PEAR Streets, Plain and Galvanized Wrought and Cast Iron Pipes For Gat, Steam and Water. FITTIHGS, BRASS WORK, TOOLS, BOILER TUBES. Fipe of all Bizet Cut and Fitted to Order CARD. Having sold HENRY B. PANCOAST and FRAN CIS L MAULE (gentlemen in our employ for seve ral years past) the Stock, Goodwill and Fixtures of onr RETAIL ESTABLISHMENT, located at the corner of THIRD and PEAR streets, In this city, that branch of our business, together with that of HEATING and VENTILATING PUBLIC and PHI. VATB BUILDINGS, both by STEAM and HOT WATER, In all its various systems, will be earned; on nnder the firm name of PANCOAST A MAULE, at the old stand, and we recommend uiem w ine trade and business public as being entirely compe tent to perform all work of that character- , Pnlladelphia, Jan. M, 1870. L FIRE AND BURQLARPROOF SAFES STEAM FIRE-PROOF SAFES, 8ANnorurs patent Burglar-Proof Safes, ....... Of Welded Steel and Iron; MADE BY AMERICAN STEAM SAFE CO. Ho. 32 S. FOURTH 8t. E. W. THOMAS. 1 1 stnthemrp UOOKINQ OUA8Eli ETO. HEW ROGERS GROUP. 'RIP VAN WINKLE." . . NEW CHROMOS. All Cnromos sold at 86 per cent, below regular rates. All of Prang's, Hoover's, and all others. Send for catalogue. LooUIn6JilaseJ, ALL NEW STYLES, At the lowest prices. All of our own manufacture. JAMES ft. EARLS & SONS. Wo. 816 CHESNUT STREET. Ho. 418 WALNUT STREET. ' Francis I. rastoriust ATTORNEY AT LAW. Patenu procured lox Inventions. l J JL immmtmmmmmmmm mm . sj i n i r