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TRUSTEES OF City ICE-BOATS.
Office, 115 Walnut street. Clement A. Griscom (President), Galloway C. Morris, Thomas J. Martin, John T. Bailey, John L. Howard, Edward T. Halliwell (Secretary).
Register of Wills and Clerk of the Orphans' Court.-W. Marshall Taylor.
Assistants.- John R. Read, W. W. Ker, Dallas Sanders.
Clerk.-Louis H. Mascher.
City Commissioners.-David Martin, William S. Douglass, John C. McMenamin.
Appraisers of Mercantile Taxes.- John McCullough. Robert C. Tittermary, Robi, L. Orr, Frank McGrath, Samuel Josephs.
No. 8.-Robert R. Smith, 114 S. Seventh st.
9.-W. A. Thorp, 25 N. Juniper st.
-Ezra Lukens, 835 Callowhill st.
and Germantown av. 15.-Joseph S. Allen, 419 E. Girard av. 16.-Stuart Field, 2052 Ñ. Fifth st. 17.-Henry Smith, Otis st. and Frankford av. 18.-- Benton (. Severn, 1017 Oxford st. 19 -David Hanly Stone, 1836 Girard av.
Alf. T. Snyder, 4415 Main st., Manayunk. 21.- Thaddeus Stearne, 4833 Frankford av, 22.-George R. Krickbaum, N. W, cor. Ger.
mantown and Chelten avs.
Associate Judges.-James T. Mitchell, D. Newlin Fell.
U. S. OFFICERS IN PHILADELPHIA.
U. S. Circuit Court. Judges.-William Strong, William McKennan, Clerk.-Samuel Bell.
U.S. District Court. Judge.--William Butler. Clerk.-Charles S. Lincoln. U. S. Marshal.- James N. Kerns, U. S. District Attorney.-John K. Valentine.
Assistants to the District Attorney.-Henry P. Brown, Hood Gilpin.
U. S. Commissioners. (With powers of commitment for offences against United States laws.
Charles Gilpin, Samuel Bell, Frederick C. Brightly, J. Cook Longstreth, Henry Phillips, Jr., Chas. Gibbons, Jr.
President Judge.--M. Russell Thayer.
Associate Judges.-Amos Briggs, Thomas R.
Associate Judges.-William N. Ashman, Clement B. Penrose.
Clerk.-W. Marshall Taylor.
Wm. B. Collins, 1936 Christian st.
-Wm. H. List, 144 S. Sixth st. 6. -Hugh Franklin Kennedy, 521 Chestnutst. 7.- John McClintock, 323 S. Eighth st.
Custom-House. Collector.-Alexander P. Tutton. Deputy-Wm. B. Smith, Surveyor.--E. ). Goodrich. Naval Officer.---James Pollock. General Appraiser.-Louis Heyl.
Local Appraisers.-E. B. Moore, Geo. Siegman, William Gaw.
Inspector of Drugs.-Wm. W. Lamb. Inspector of 11:111s.- Joseph Mershon. Assistant. - Peter Cramp. Inspector of Boilers of Steam l'essels.-F. L. Hand.
Shipping Commissioner.-John Young.
U. S. Arsenal, Bridesburg. Postmaster.- John F. Hartranft.
Commandant.—Major James M. Whittemore, Chief Clerk.---L. G. Wunder.
ordnance dept. U.S. A., military storekeeper in
charge. United States Mint.
U. S. Schuylkill Arsenal, Gray's Ferry road. Superintendent.-A. Louden Snowden.
Commandant.-Capt. John F. Rodgers. Assayer.-Wm, E. Dubois.
U. S. Army Staff-Officers.
Office, N. E, corner Twelfth and Girard sts. United States Sub-Treasury.
Assist. Quartermaster-General.-Gen. D. H. Treasurer.-George Eyster, Custom-House.
Engineer Corps.-Col. J. N. Macomb, Capt.
W. H. Ludlow,
Military Storekeeper.-Capt. J. F. Rodgers.
Argentine Republic, E. Shippen, 532 Walnut Collector :- Jas. Ashworth.
Austria, Lars Westergaard, 138 S. Second,
Belgium, G. E. Saurman, 619 Walnut. U.S. Pension Board Examining Surgeons.
Brazil, John Mason, Jr., V.C., 138 S. Second Office, 720 Sansom st. Sessions every Wed
Chili, E. Shippen, 532 Walnut.
Colombia, Camillo A. Carrizosa. nesday.
Denmark, F. Myhlertz, 730 N. Twentieth. President. - James Collins, M.D. H. Ernest Ecuador, E. Shippen, 532 Walnut. Goodman, M.D.
France, Aubin des Fougerais, 524 Walnut. Secretary.- Thomas C. Rich, M.D.
German Empire, C. H. Meyer, 227 Chestnut.
Great Britain, Robert Charles Clipperton, conPension Agents.
sul; George Crump, V. C., 619 Walnut.
Greece, A. H. Lennox, 105 Walnut.
Hayti, A. H. Lennox, vice-consul, 105 Walnut.
Hungary, Lars Westergaard, 138 S. Second. For the Army Invalids and Widini's.-H. G.
Italy, Count G. Galli, 261 S. Fourth. Sickel.
Liberia, Edward S. Morris, 129 S. Front. Examining Surgeon.-Dr. Thomas H. Sher
Mexico, E. F. Cabada, V.C., 112 Walnut. wood.
Netherlands, Lars Westergaard, 138 S. Second.
Nicaragua, Henry C. Potter, 813 Market. U. S. Navy Yard, League Island.
Orange Free State, Charles W. Riley, 602 Arch.
Peru, Henry L. Gregg, 127 Walnut. Commandant.-Commodore Pierce Crosby.
Portugal. John Mason Jr., 138 S. Second, Commanders.-Capt. Jos. P. Fyffe, Comman- Russia, Henry Preaut, V.C., 500 S. Delaware av. der Edwin T. Woodward, Lieut.-Commander
Spain, Jose Modesto Blanco; Fernando Monje J. M. Forsyth.
y Merino, V.C, 524 Walnut. Surgeon.-Dr. Geo. H. Cooke.
Sweden and Norway, L. Westergaard, 138 S. Paymaster.-Arthur Burtis.
Second. Pay Inspector-Edwin Stewart, in charge of Switzerland, Rudolph Koradi, 314 York av.; provisions and clothing.
Werner Itschner, vice-consul, 814 Vine, Civil Engineer.-H. S. Craven.
Turkey, Henry W. Bartol, 109 S. Front. Naval Constructor.-P. Hichborn.
Uruguay, Chas. W. Matthews, vice-consul, 133
Venezuela, Wm. Bliss, vice-consul.
U.S. Debt less Cash in the Treasury. l'ay Director. - James D. Murray.
1878. Médical Director.-Dr. P. J. Howitz.
$2,024,200,083.18 Dec. 1.
1879. U. S. Naval Hospital.
Feb. I.. Medical Inspector:-Dr. James Suddards.
Mar. 1 Surgeon.-Dr. Edward C. Ver Meulin,
2,026,207,541.66 April 1.
2,027,100,265.83 May i...
2,027,120,217.99 U. S. Navy Pay-Officers.
2,027,182,468.19 July 1.
2,027,207,256.37 Pay Director - John S. Cunningham, pur- Aug. 1..
2,033,293,600.49 chasing and disbursing paymaster.
2,029,766,204 56 Chief Engineer.-J. Q. A. Ziegler, inspector Oct. 1...
2,027,202,452.58 of coal.
STATE GOVERNMENTS IN 1880.
Montgomery Rufus W. Cobb..... Nov. 1880 $4000 3 M. Nov. Tu..f1. INI. Nov.
F. W. Pitkin Jan, 1881 1 W. Jan. 1 Tu, Oct.
John Il'. Hall...... Jan. 18831 2000 1 Tu. Jan. Tuaft. M.Nov. Florida....... Tallahassee.. George F. Dretv... Jan. 1881 5000 Tua IMJan. Tu.aft. 1 M.Nov. Georgia. Atlanta.. AU. 1. Colquitt... Jan. 1881 4000 2 W. Jan. 1 W. Oct.
1 Illinois... Springfield.
1881 6000 W. alt, 1 M.Jan. Tu.aft. I M. Nov.
Shelby M. Cullom. Jan. Indiana.. Indianapolis. Firs. D. Williams. Jan. 1881 30001 W. Jan. 2 Tu, Oct. lowa ....
Des Moines. John H. Gear....... Jan. 1882 2500 2 M. Jan. 2 Tu. Oct. Kansas. Topeka....... John P. St. John.. Jan. 1881 3000 2 Tu. Jan.
Tu.aft. 1 M.Nov. Kentucky. Frank fort. 2. P. Blackburn... Sept, 1883 5000 1 M. Dec. 1 M. Aug Louisiana. New Orleans... L. A. Wilts......... Jan. 1863 7000 1 M. Jan. Tu.aft, I M. Nov. Maine... Augusta
D. F. Davis. ... Jan. 1881 25001 W. Jan. 2 M. Sept. Maryland.... Annapolis... Wm. T. Hamilton Jan. 1884 45001 W. Jan. Tuaft. i M.Nov. Massachusetts Boston.. John D. Long...... Jan. 1881
50001 W. Jan.
Tu.aft. 1 M. Nov.
John S. Pillsbury... Jan. 1882 3000 Tu a IM Jan. Tu aft. 1 M.Nov. Mississippi...... Jackson. 7. M. Stone......... Jan. 1882 3000 I M. Jan. Tu.aft. I M. Nov. || Missouri... Jefferson City.... John ). Phelps.... Jan. 1881 5000 Last M. Dec. Tu.aft. 1 M.Xoy. Nebraska. Lincoln.
Albinus Nance..... Jan. 1881 1000 Tha 1 Jan. 2 Tu. Oct.
G. B. McClellan.. Jan. 1881 5000 2 Tu. Jan. Tu.aft, M.Nov.
5000 3 M. Nov.
, Th. Aug.
40001 M. Jan. 2 Tu. Oct.
1 M. June.
i Tu, Sept. Virginia .
Richmond F. W. M. Holliday Jan. 1882 50001 M. Dec. Tu.aft. I M.Nov.
Wm. E. Smith...... Jan. 1882 56001 W. Jan. Tu.aft, 1 M. Nor. Biennial sessions of legislature and elections in even years-as 1880-82, etc.-in Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Oregon, Vermont and New Hampshire. Biennial sessions in even years (elections in the years immediately preceding) in Arkansas, Iowa, Maryland and Ohio. Biennial sessions and elections in odd years--as 1881-83, etc.-in California, Tennessee and Virginia. Biennial sessions in odd years (elections in the years immediately preceding) in Pennsylvania, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Keniucky, Michigan, Nebraska, Nevada, Tennessee and Texas,
John P. Hoyt.
Cherokee, C. Thompson. Utah.. Salt Lake City Geo. W. Emory.
Elisha P. Ferry.
Thos. Heath Haviland; Columbia-C.A. Norton
Richards; Manitoba--A. Morris.
4 4 2
RATES OF POSTAGE.
From the United States to all following counLETTERS WITHIN U.S. AND CANADA.
Each 4 Oz.
tries and places which are in the Universal Postal
Union, the postage on LETTERS IS FIVE (5) CENTS Letters to any part.....
for each halF OUNCE or fraction thereof, two
3 cts. Drop letters--that is, letters mailed in
CENTS for each postal card, and TWO CENTS for a city, to be delivered clsewhere in
each NEWSPAPER not exceeding FOUR OUNCES in the same city....
weight: Argentine Republic, Austria and Hun
2 cts. Postal cards to any part.....
gary, Belgium, Bermudas, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cey
i ct, each. Registered letters are charged 10
lon. China via Hong Kong, Cuba, Denmark cts, in addition to the proper postage
and Danish Colonies, Egypt, Falkland Islands,
France and French colonies, Germany, Great POSTAGE TO REGULAR SUBSCRIBERS on
Britain, Greece, Greenland, Holland or Nether
lands and Netherland colonies, Newfoundland, papers, magazines, and periodicals published not less than four times a year two cents, prepaid, per
Honduras, Hong Kong, India (British), Ireland, pound or fraction thereof. This applies only to
Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Liberia, Luxembourg, second-class mail matter--viz. the foregoing when
Malacca, Mauritius, Mexico, Montenegro, Normailed from a known office of publication to reg
way, Penang, Persia, Peru, Portugal and Portuular subscribers.
guese colonies, Roumania, Russia, Salvador, Ser. POSTAGE ON NEWSPAPERS, MAGAZINES, Pe-via, Singapore, Spain and Spanish colonies, SweRIODICALS, etc., when not sent from the office den, Switzerland, Trinidad, Turkey, Venezucla. of publication to regular subscribers, but from one
POSTAGE TO COUNTRIES AND PLACES NOT IN person to another, one cent, prepaid by stamp, for
Postal UNION, PREPAYMENT COMPULSORY.
To every two ounces or fraction thereof.
the following foreign places the postage on letPOSTAGE ON Books, PAMPHLETS, CIRCULARS,
ters and newspapers is as follows: and other matter wholly in print, such as printed
Letters blanks, hand-bills, posters, cards, music, litho
News. graphs, photographs, etc., one cent, prepaid by
papers. stamp, for every two ounces or fraction thereof.
15 cts. Packages of transient printed matter are limited Cape of Good Hope....
4 cts. to four pounds cach, unless in the case where a
Chili, Bolivia, Ecuador..
Australia, except New South mark a passage of the text to attract attention, or
Wales, Queensland and Vicmay write on a fly-leaf a siinple inscription or
toria, via San Francisco.
5 dedication. Packages must be so wrapped with
New South Wales, Queensopen sides or ends as to be readily examined by
land, Victoria and New Zea
land via San Francisco.
Bahamas patterns, letter-envelopes, letter-paper without
3 printing, secd-cuttings, bulbs, roots, drawings, de.
Canada and British N. A. prov. signs, models, ores, metals, and all mailable mat
inces except New Foundland
Uruguay via Brazil......
Letters, postal cards, printed matter of all
kinds, commercial documents and samples of CANADA.-Postage on newspapers, magazines, merchandise are transmissible in Postal Union books, circulars, pamphlets, etc., to Canada is mails. The following are considered as printed the same as to places in the U.S. Patterns and matter, viz. : Newspapers and periodical works, samples to Canada 10 cents, prepaid, each pack books stitched or bound, pamphlets, sheets of age not to exceed eight ounces.
music, visiting cards, address cards, proofs of MONEY ORDERS.
printing, with or without the manuscript relating Rates on money orders in U.S.: Not exceed- plans, geographical maps, catalogues, prospect
ihereto, engravings, photographs, drawings, ing $15, ten cents; over $15 to $30, fifteen cents; over $30 to $40, twenty cents; over $10 to $30, whether printed, engraved, lithographed or au
uses, announcements and notices of various kinds, twenty-five cents. No fractions of cents to be tographed. introduced
Postal cards must be forwarded without cover. Money orders to Great Britain, Italy and Swit- One of the sides must be rescrved for the address zerland Not exceeding $10, twenty-five cents ; alone, and the communication written on the over $10 to $20, fifty cents; over $20 to $30, sev- other side. It is forbidden to join or to attach to enty-five cents; over $30 to $40, one dollar; over postal cards any article whatever.
Printed mat$40 to $50, one dollar and twenty-five cents. icr must be either placed under band, upon a
Money orders to Germany: Not exceeding $5, roller, between boards, in a case open at one side fifteen cents ; over $5 to $10, twenty-five cents; or at both ends, or in an unclosed envelope, or over $10 to $20, fifty cents; over $20 to $30, sev. simply folded in such a manner as not to conceal enty-five cents; over $30 to $40, one dollar; over the nature of the packet; or, lastly, tied by a $40 to $50, one dollar and twenty-five cents, string. Address cards and all printed matter pre
Money orders to Canada : Not exceeding $io, senting the form and consistency of an unfolded twenty cents; over $10 to $20, forty cents; over card may be forwarded without band, envelope, $20 to $30, sixty cents; over $30 to $40, eighty fastening or fold. The maximum weight of printcents; over $40 to $50, one dollar.
led matter is fixed at 2 kilograms (4 lbs. 6 oz.).
LIST OF SINGING SOCIETIES IN
TABLES OF WEIGHTS AND PHILADELPHIA.
MEASURES. Allemania, E. W. Kuenzel, leader.
Linear Measure.-The standard unit is the Amphion Society.
yard. Arbeiter Sængerbund, Philip Jost, leader.
Mile. Yards. Feet. Incbes. Arion, Julius Schaaff, leader.
I = 1760 = 5280 63,360 Arion, of Germantown, M. H. Cross, leader.
Superficial Measure. The standard unit is the Cecilian, M. H. Cross, leader.
square of a linear yard. Centennial Männerchor, A. Fricke, leader,
Sq. Mile. Acres. Poles. Sq.Yards. Columbia Burschenschaft, L. Ockenlander,
1 = 640 = 102,400 = 3,097,600 Columbia Gesang Verein, W. E. Winter, leader.
4840 Concordia Gesang Verein, Emil Gastel, leader. Concordia Männerchor, A. Hertel, leader. An acre is represented by a lot of ground 2005 Concordia Quartette Club, L. Engelke, leader. | by 208 feet, or one 250 by 175 feet. Taking ihe Eichenkranz, J. Brenner, leader.
average length of a block in Philadelphia at 40 Eintracht, Hermann Peters, leader.
feet, each block covers a little more than three Eintracht Quartette Club,
acres of ground The block between Chestnut Fidelio Gesang Verein, J. Schaaff, leader, and Walnut and Thirteenth and Broad contains Gambrinus Gesang Verein, M. Nölsch, leader. a little over six acres. Germania Liederkranz, G. Wilke, leader. Germania Männerchor, John Brenner, leader.
Liquid Measure. The standard unit is the Germantown Männerchor, M. Groell, leader.
gallon, containing 231 cubic inches, which is Glocke, C. A. Hartmann, leader.
nearly equivalent to a cylinder 7 inches in diam. Harmonie, F. W. Kuenzel, leader.
eter and 6 inches high. Harmonie Quartette Club,
Barrel. Gallons. Quarts. Pints. Gills. Kreuznacher Saengerbund, J. Wilke, leader.
I = 3114 = 126 = 252 = 1008 La Lyre (French Choral Socieiy), F. M. A.
32 Perrot, leader.
8 Liederkranz, Dr. Romermann, leader.
4 Liedertatel, J. W. Jost, leader.
Dry Measure.-The standard unit is the Liedertafel d. D E. Gemeinde, P. Jost, leader. bushel, containing 2150.42 cubic inches.
Four Loreley Quartette Club, Julius Wilke, leader.
pecks make one bushel, the peck being divided Lotus Club, Charles Schmitz, leader.
into halves and quarters. Lyric Choral Society (sixty voices), Henry J. Keely, leader.
Troy Weight.— The standard unit is the Troy Männerchor. Emil Gastel, leader.
pound. Manayunk Choral Society, W. A. Newland,
Pound. Ounces. Pennyweights. Grains.
240 leader. Manayunk Harmonie, M. Schrieber, leader.
24 Marburger Liedertafel, P. Foclker, leader. Mendelssohn Club, W. W. Gilchrist, leader. Atoirdupois Weight: -The standard unit is the Mozart Harinonie, H. Bauer, leader.
pound avoirdupois, which is "greater than the Mozart Männerchor, James G. Dickel, leader. Troy pound in the proportion of seven thousand Mozart Quartette Club, J. Schaaff, leader.
to five thousand seven hundred and sixty." Orpheus Club, M. H. Cross, leader.
Ton. Hundreds. Pounds. Ounces. Drams. Quartette Club, Hermann Peters, leader.
32,000 512,000 Rothmanner Gesang Verein, Hermann Peters,
256 Sængerbund, Carl Gaertner, leader, Schiller Quartette Club, Peter Foclker, leader. Schuylkill Quartette Club, Peter Foelker,leader. Schweitzer Männerchor, John Brenner, leader,
CAPACITY OF BOXES. Soc. Demokratische Sængerbund, P. Jost,leader. A box 6 by 6 inches and 64 inches deep conSociale Liedertafel, A. Faas, leader.
tains about one gallon. Southwark Liederkranz, W. E, Winter, leader. A box 8 by 8 inches and 843 inches deep conTeutonia Mænnerchor, J. Schaaff, leader. tains about one peck. Teutonia Sängerbund, Hermann Peters,leader. A bex 12 by 15 inches and 12 inches deep conTischler Mænnerchor, John Brenner, leader. tains about a bushel. Turner Gesang Section, JW. Josi, leader. A box 20 by 20 inches and 18 inches deep conTypographia Quartette Club, A Fricke, leader. tains about one barrel, or a box 15 hy 15 inches Union Sængerbund, J. Wilke. leader.
and 32 inches deep contains about a barrel. University Glee Club of the University of To ascertain the capacity of any square box or Pennsylvania, Prof. Hugh A. Clarke, leader.
receptacle, multiply the length by the width and West Philadelphia Choral Society, W. W. the product by the height (inside measurement), Gilchrist, leader.
all in inches, which will give the capacity in cuWest Philadelphia Harmonie, Adolph Faas, bic inches. Then it is an easy matter to ascer leader.
tain the relation of that number to the followWest Philadelphia Mænnerchor, Peter Foelker, ing: leader.
Gallon. Young Männerchor, R. Graner, leader.
72764 cubic in.
2150 cubic in.
131 cubic in.