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POPULAR VOTE FOR PRESIDENT FROM 1852 TO 1872.

1852.

1856.

1860.

STATES,

7,347

57,078

39.080

Alalxma..
Arkansas
California
Connecticut.
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Illinois
Indiana.
low...
Kentucky.
Louisiana..
Maine
Marylandi..
Massachusetts..
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
New Hampshire...
New Jersey
New Yorki...
North Carolina.
Ohio...
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island.
Tennessee
Texas..
Vermont.
Virginia
Wisconsin...

Total

Scott, Pierce, Hale, Frem't, Buch'n, Flmre Lincoln Doug's Breck. Bell,
Whig. Dom. F. Soil Rep.

Dem. Am': Rep.

Dem.

Dem. Union 15.038 26,881

46.739 28,552

13.651 48.831 27.825 7.404 12,173

21,910 10,787

5.227 28,732 20.094 35.407 40,626 100 20,691 53.365 36,165 39,173 39.516 34.334 6,817 30.357 33.249 3,160 42,715 34.995 2,615

43.692 15.522 14.6.41 3,201 6,203 6,318 62

308
8,004 6,175 3,815 1,023

3,664 2,875 4.318

6,35 4,833

367
8,543

5.437 16,660 34.705

56,578 42,228

11.59051,8R9 42.886 64.934 80,597 9.666 96.189 105.348 37.444 172,161

160,215 2.404

3.913 80.901 95.340

6.929
94.375 118,670 22.386 139.033 115.509 | 12,295

5.306 15,856 17.763

1.004 43.954 36,170 9.180 70,409 55.III 1,048 1,763 53.806

314
74,642 67.416

1,364 25,651 53,143 66,058 17.255 18,647

22,164 20.709

7.625 22,681 20,204 32,543 41.609 8,030 67,379

3,325

62,811 26,693 6,368 2,046 35.006 40,020 54

281

39,115 47.460 2,204 5.000 42,482 41.760 52,693 44,569 28,023

108,190
39,240 19,626

106.533

34,372 5.939 22,331 33.859 41,842 7,237 71,762 52,136 1,600

88.490 05.057 805 405 22,069 11.920

748 62 17.548 26,876 35,446 24.105

3,283 40.797 25.040 29.984 38.353

58.164 48,524 17.028 58.80r 31,317 58.372 16,147 29.997 6,695 38, 345 32,789

37.519 25.881 2,112 441 38.556 44.305 350 28.338 43.943! 24.115

59.324

62,801
234.82 202.083 25.329 276,007 195.878 124.604 362,646 312,510
39.744
48,246 36.896

2,701

48,339! 44.990 152,526 169,220 31,682 187.497

170,874) 28,126 231,610 187,232 11.405 12,194 5.270 3.951

183 179.174 199.568 8.525 147.510 230,710 82,175

268,030 16,765 178,871 12,776 8.735 644 11,467

6.680 1,675 12,244 7.707 58,898 57.018

73.638 66,178

11,350 64,709 69.274 4.995 13.552 31,169 15,639

47,548 15,438 22,173 13.044 8,621 39.561

10.500 545 33.808

6,849

218

1,900 58.572 73.858

201 89.706 60,310 1,029 16,200 74,323 74,691 22,240 37.658 8,814

66.090
52,843 579
86.110 65,021

161 1,386,578 1,601,474 155.825 1,341,264 1,838,169874,5341,866,352 1.375,157 845,763 589.581

39,058

7,626

72,088

40.718
45.880

8.155

51,160

57.006

159.422 En.075

1864.
1868.

1872. STATES.

McCll.. Linc'in, Dem. Rep. Seymr., Grani, Dom. Rep. Greeley Grant, Lib. Adm.
Dem. Rep. maj. maj.

Dem. Rep.

maj.

Liberal Adm.maj. maj. Alalaina

76.366

4.278
79.444 90,272

10,828 Arkansas

19,078 22,112
3,034 37.927 41.373

3.440 California 43.841 62,134

18,203
54,077 54.583

500

54,020

13,702 Connecticut 42,2% 44.691

2,406
47.952 50.995

3,043

50,638

4.758 Delaware

8,707

612
10,980 7,623 3.357

10,206

11,115 Florida...

15.427 17.763

2,336 Georgia

102.722
57.134 45.588

76,356 62,550 13.806
Illinois..
158.730 189.496
30,766 109.143 250.303

184,938 241.944
Indiana.
130,233
20,189 166,000 176,548

9.568
163.632 186,147

22,515 lowa... 49.506 39.479 74,040 120,399 46.350 71,196 131.566

60,370 Kansas.. 3.691 16,441

12,750
13.000 31.048
17,058 32.970 67,048

34.078 Kentucky 64.301 27.76 36,515 115.490 39.566 76.324

99.995

98.766 11, Louisiana

80,225
33.263! 46.962

57,029
71,063

14.634 Maine 44.211 61,83 17.592 42,460 70,493

28,033 29,087 61.422

32, 335 Maryland 32.739 40,153 7.414 62.357 30.438 31.919

67,687

66.760 927 Massachusetts.. 48.745 126.742

77.997 59.408

136,477
77.069 59,260

133,472

74,212 Michigan 74,604 91,521

16,917
97.069 128,550

31.481
78.355 138.455

60,100 Minnesota

17.375
25.060

7,685
28,075 43.545
15.470 34.423 55.117

20,694 Mississippi

47.288
82,175

34.887 Missouri 31,678 72.750

41,072 65,628

86,860

21,232 151,434 119,196 32,238 Nebraska....

5.439 9.729
4,200 7.812 18.329

10,517 Nevada...

6.594
9,826
3.232 5.218 6,480

1,262 6,236 8.413

2,177 New Hampshire 32,871 36,400

3.529 31,224

38.191
6,967 31,424

37,168

5.7 44 New Jersey..... 68,024 60.723 7.301

83,001 80,131 2,870

76,456 91,656

15,200 New York. 361,986 368.735 6,749 429,883 419.883 10,000

387,281 440,736

53,455 North Carolina.

84,601
06.769
70,094 94.769

24.675 Ohio.... 205.568 265,154

59,586 278.606

280,223
41,617 244.321 281,852

37.531 Oregon

8,457
9.858
1.431 11,125 10.961 164

7.730
11,819

4,069 Pennsylvania 276,316 206.391

20.075 313.382

342, 280

28,898 212,041 349.589 137.548 Rhode Island... 8.470 13,692

5,222 6,548 12.993

6,445

5.329
13.065

8.336 South Carolina..

45,237
62.301

17.064
22,708
72,290

49.587 Tennessee......

26,120
56,638

30,499 94.391 85,655 8,736 Texas...

66.500

47.406 19.094
Vermont....
13,321 42.419

29,098
12,045 44.167

32,122
10,927 41.481

30.554 Virginia...

91,654

93.468 West Virginia.. TO.438 23.192

12.714 20,706

29,175
8,869 29.451 32,315

2,864 Wisconsin.

65.584
83.458 17.574 84.707 108,857

24.150

104.997

18,520 Total......... 1,808,725 2,216,067 44.428 451,770 2,709.613 3,015.071 217,184 522,642 2,834,079 3,597,070 86,030 849,021

Lincoln's majority over McClellan, 407,342; Grant's over Seymour, 305,458; Grant's over Greeley, 762,991.

12.168

86.477

Ninth Month,]

SEPTEMBER.

(1876.

MOON'S PHASES, Philadelphia.
d. h. m.

d. h. m.
Full Moon...
3 4 12 P.M.

New Moon... 17 4 53 P.M.
[ Last Quarter 10 11 20 P.M. D First Quarter 25 7 2 A.M.

Day of the Year.
| Day of the Month.
Day of the Week.

PHENOMENA.

Heihi!

P.M.

245/ 1 F

5 28

1

4

Tu 5 32

2

2521 8 F

5 35

8 2814

5 11

254 10 S

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THE SUN, THE MOON,

THE TIDES,
Philadelphia. Philadelphia,

Philadelphia.
Rises Souths Sets Rises. Souths Sets. High Tide. Low Tide.

(Per., 14d. uh. A.M. A.M.A.M.P.M. P.M.

A.M. A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M.
Km. m. .h.m. h. m. 1. m. h. m. d. h. m. h. m. h. m. h. m

(Apo., 26d. 10h.A.N. 0 22 6 31 5 42 10 47

2 56 13

09 7 4 7 28 5.8 2 02 A,M. rises 246 2S 5 29 O 41 6 29 6 6 11 31

4 0 14 O 30 o 50 7 49 8 9 6.0 9 54 P.M. Antares sets 247 3S

5 30
0 6 28 6 28 O 13 5 4 15 I 9

I 26 8 28 8 45 6.2 2 47 A.M. oc Saturn 248

M
5 31
I 20 6 26
6 49 0 55 6 8 16

I 44 2 3 9 3 922 6.3 9 32 P.M. 4 sets. 249 5 I 40 6 24 7 10

I 38 7 12 17 2 22 2 41 9 41 10 0 6.4 8 43 P.M. Altair South 250 6 W 5 33 06 23 7 32 2 23' 8 18 18

2 59 320 10 18 10 39 6.5 906 PM, 7* rise. 251 7 Th 5 34 2 20 6 21 7 58 3 12 9 26 19

3 39

4 1 10 58 11 20 6.5 10 49 P.M. O VC. 2 41 6 20 4 10 38 2011 4 22 4 46 11 41

6.5 6 06 A.M. & in Aph. 253 95 5 36 3 2 6 18

9 7! 5
2 11 51 21

5 37 5 o 30 6.3 11 07 P.M. h South. 5 37 3 22 6 16

3 1 5 22 6 3 6 33 • 56, 1 22 6.1 11 29 P.M. Pomalhauts. 255 11 M 5 37 3 43 6 15 10 57 7 7 2 13 23 7 3 7 38 I 52 2 225.7 1 58 A.M. rises. A 256 12 Tu 5 38 4 4 6 13 A.M. 8 9 3 12 24 8 15 8 56 2 57 3 34 15.4 2 07 A.M. in Apli, 257 13 W 5 39 4 25 6 11 o 9 9

025 9 34 10 10 4 15 4 53 5.3

7 - P.M. & sets. 258 14 Th 5 40 4 46 6 10 I 2710 3 4 38 26 10 45 11 17 5 29 6 45.6 3 49 A.M. Ở } .

5 41

5
8.6 8

2 45 10 55 5 9 27 11 46 6 367 5 5.8 8 27 A.M, O HIC. 260 16 S 5 42 5 296 6 1 4 2 11 43 5 35/28 O 12

31 7 56 6.0

8 04 P.M. (. 261 17 S 5 43 5 506 5 5 16 P.M. 5 59

1 19 8 18 8 38 6.2 O Eclipsed invis. 262 18 M 5 44 6 11 6 3 6 27

o 30

I 1 38 1 58 8 57 9 17 6.3 A.M. & gr. el. E. 263 19 Tu 5 45 6 326 1 7 37 1 16 6 462 2 40 9 39 9 59 6.4 6 22 P.4, , Q. 264 20 W 546 6 53 6 o 8 462 31 7 II 3 3 1 3 22 10 20 10 41 6.5 2 -- A.M. Prises. 265 21 Th 5 47

7 145 58

9 55 2 51 7 42 4 3 431 4 4 II 2 11 236.5 10 17 P.M. h South. 266 22 F 5 48 7 35 5 56 II

3 41

5 4 27
4 49 II 46

16.4 Autumn com. 20723 S 5 49 7 555 55 O

8
57 5 14 5 360

8 0 33 6.3 6 20 A.M. I gr. el. W. 208.24 S 5 50 8 165 53 4 5 25 9 45

6 26 o 55 i 19 6.11 4 40 A.M. arises. 269 25 M 5 51 8 36 5 52 1 55 6 17 10 40

6
51 17 I 452

0 5.88 20 P.M. 24 sets. 270 26 Tu 5 528 57 5 50 2 38 7 7 11 40 9 7 47

2 36 36 5.6 9 19 A.M. Hi South. 271 27 W 5 53 9 17 5 48 3 14 7 56 A.M. 10 8 48 9

18

4 7 5.3 11 7 44 P.M. 7* rise. 272 28 Th 5 54 9 36 5 47 3 44

8
42

9 45 10 13 4 37 5 4 5.3 4 01 P.M. gr.Hel. Lat. 5 55 9 56 45

4 9 9 26

I 47 12 10 39 11 4 5 32 5 58 5.5 I 38 A.M. S. (South. 27430 S 5 56 10 15 5 44 4 32 10 9 2 51 1311 29 11 511 6 23

6 29 A.M. Óh. SEPTEMBER.

parts, called Ke, equivalent to fifteen minutes of

our time. Saturn close south of the Moon Sept. 3.

A singular method of reckoning in Venus 70

China is that of using sticks made of clay and

sawdust, which, by their gradual burning away, Mars ro north

16.

measure hours or days. Jupiter 60

22.

JAPAN.-As in China, the almanac is one of the Saturn close south

30.

most important works published in Japan. The ORIENTAL CALENDARS.

year is divided into twelve months, corresponding

to the twelve signs of the Zodiac. The months, China.--The Chinese civil year is lunar, and however, vary in length, and the mikado or reconsists of twelve months of twenty-nine and ligious emperor, assigns the necessary intercalary thirty days alternately. In every three years a days, and the months that have to be added to thirteenth month is added, to accommodate the accommodate the variation of the solar and lunar variations of the solar and lunar years, But this years. The division of daily time is effected in a is not entirely effected by such an arrangement, curious manner, a peculiar sacredness attaching consequently the Chinese have a cycle

sixty

to the number nine, years, in which period twenty-two intercalary Hindu.- In this calendar the luni-solar year is months occur. The superstitions of that nation employed for the regulation of festivals and dorender the almanac of the utmost importance, as mestic arrangements. The year commences at it contains a statement of “lucky and unlucky the instant of the conjunction of the sun and days," in a manner somewhat resembling the im- moon in the sidereal month Chaitra. The month pudent impostures of the same kind sold in our consists of thirty Tithis or lunar days, and is country. The year is divided into twenty-four divided into two equal parts of fifteen Tithis each, periods, corresponding to the position of the sun corresponding with the increase and decrease of at its entrance into and at the middle of each sign the moon in regard to its brightness; but in difof the Zodiac. The Chinese day consists of twelve ferent parts of India variations of this method parts or watches, called Shin, each equal to two occur, to make up deficiencies, etc. that arise in hours of our reckoning. They begin at 11 o'clock the annual or successive annual calendar in regard

Each part or watch is divided into eight to intercalary days.

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Census Year.

Belgium

1870 5,687,105 II.412 457 England and Wales..... 1871 22,704,108

58.320 309 Great Britain & Ireland.. 1871 31,817,168 119.924 205 Italy

1871

26,796,253 112,077 Japan...

Est

32,794,897 156,6041 209 British India

1871 190,777,644 903.929 207 Germany

1871 41,000,999 212,091 193 Netherlands

1872 3.674.402 20.527 172 Switzerland

1870 2,069,147 15,233 175 Ireland

1971 5.402,759 31.874 16) Austria-Hungary.

169 35.904,435 226,406 158 France

1872 30,102,921 201,900 150 Denmark.

1870 1,784,741 14.553 INI Chinese Empire.. Est 425,213,152 3.924,627 110 Scotland.

1871 3.356,013 30,085 10 Portugal..

1868
3.995.152

36,510 108 Spain..

16,301,651 182,758 90 Greece

1.457.894 19.241 73 Sweden and Norway.. 1872 6,001,310 284,771

21 Turkey.

1944 35.350,000 1,812.048 20 Chili.

1869 1.938,861 130.977 15 Morocco

Est 2.750,000 219,000 12 United States..

1870 38.558.371 3.693.844 Russian Empire.

1867 82,172,073 8,404,767 10 Mexico...

1871 9.176.082 1,030,442 9 Colombia...

1970 2,900,633 432,00 Argentine Confederation 1869 1.736.922 515.700 Brazil.

1872 10,196, 328 3.275, 326

1. Chin. Emp.. 425,213.152 1. Russ. Emp.. 8.404,767 2. British Emp. 199.817,108 2. British Emp. 4,077.432 3. Russ. Emp.. 82,172,022 3. Chin. Enp.. 3.924.627 4. Germany.... 41,059,139

4. United States 3.603,844 5. United States 38.558.371

5. Brazil

3.275.326 o. France

36,102.921 6. Turkey.... 1,812,048 7. Aus. Hung .. 35.904.435 7. Mexico..... 1,030.4.42 8. Turkey 35.350.000 8. Persia..

649.60 9. Japan 35.60,000 9. Art. Con...

515.700 10. Italy. 26,796,253 10. Peru.....

502,700 u. Spain.

16.301,851 11. Bolivia ...... 473.30 12. Siam. 11,60.000 12. Colombia....

412.400 13. Brazil

10,106,328 13. Venezuela... 324.235 14. Mexico.. 9.176,062 14. Sue. & Nor..

282.771 15. Swe. & Nor.. 6,001,310 15. Sian

250,000 16. Belgium.. 5.087,105 16. Aust.-Hung.. 236.406 17. Persia... 4.400,000 17. Morocco

219.000 18. Portugal 3.995,152 18. Germany. 212.091 19. Netherlands. 3,674.402 19. France

201,900 20. Peru.... 3,199.000 20. Spain..

182,758 21. Colombia.... 2,900,033 21. Japan..

150,00 22. Morocco... 2,750,000 22. Chili

130.977 23. Switzerland.. 2,06), 147 23. Italy

112,677 24. Venezuela... 2,20%,000 24. Paraguay. 57.303 1,938,861 25. Portugal

36.510 20. Deninark... 1,784,741 20. Netheriands.

30,527 27. Bolivia ...

1.742,352 27. Greece...... 19.941 28. Argt. Con.. 1,739.922' 28. Switzerland

15,233 29. Greece... 1.457,594 39. Denmark....

14.553 30. Paraguay.... 1,200,000 30. Belgium..... II,412

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1871

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1872 1874 1874 1871 1974 1872 1874 1873 1972 1675 1870 1872 1671 1875

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Belgium.. Great Britain and Ireland. Germany Switzerland France... Netherlands Italy..... Austria-Hungary. Denmark United States of Anierica. Spain.... Portugal Roumania.. Sweden and Norway.. Russia British India. Chili Costa Rica. Uruguay. Honduras Argentine Confederation. Egypt...... Dominion of Canada. Peru...... Australasia. Paraguay Mexico Turkey. Brazil Cape of Good Hope. Colombia,

Engl'h Engl. miles.

59.ms 1,892 16,082 12.701

8:20 10,872 1,042 4.237 8.990

530 72.623 3,801

499

Jan. 1 1874 1872 1873 1874 1873 1873 1873 1874 1870 1873 1872 1670 1873 1873 1874 1873 1874 1870 1873 1873 1674 1873 1874 1872 1672 1872 1873 1870

Great Britain and Ireland.
Belgium..
Switzerland
France..
Italy.
Austria-Hungary
Netherlands
Germany
Denmark,
Greece
Portugal.
Spain...
Sweden and Norway.
United States of America
British India..
Chili..
Uruguay
Turkey..
Costa Rica..
Argentine Confederation.
Australasia
Egypt...
Mexico..
Guatemala...
Dominion of Canada..
Russia
Colombia
Peru...
Brazil
Bolivia..
Ecuador.

Engl'h Eng miles. 59.m. 40.398

2,747 3,430 25.599 12,22 21,608

2,055 19,152 1,225 1,150 17 1,194 18 7.011 25

34 75,137 48 15.7095 60 2,045 64

946 77 16,125

112

507
2,227 129
10.560 171
5.707 172
620

211
82

318 195 377

62 638 664

776 737 907 3.478 1,001

475 1,058 1,364 2,167 44 2,334

3.151

3.720 714 4,587 134 5.00 65 6,600

118 4,170 123 18.448 100 3.980 163 5.750 178

152 272 10,995

316 31,459

330 10

534 608 425 3.375 970 475 685 210

1,091

1874 1974 1873 1874 1873 1874 1373 1874 1874 1874 1873 1974 1273 1874 1874 1873

1873
1872

Tenth Month,]

OCTOBER

(1876.

MOON'S PHASES, Philadelphia,
d. h. m.

d. h..
O Full Moon...
3 5 55 A.M.

New Moon... 17 4 56 A.M.
Last Quarter 10

5 19 A.M.

D First Quarter 25 2 53 A.M.

PHENON EXA.

| Day of the Year. | Day of the Month.

Day of the Week.

Height

278

6.3 6.5

Th 6

8 26 18

3 18

281

1 58 23

ON

286 12

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THE SUN, THE MOON,

THE TIDES,
Philadelphia. Philadelphia.

Philadelphia.
Rises Souths Sots Rises. Sonths Sets.

Higb, Tide.
Low Tide,

( Per., rod.uh. AM.
A.M. A.M. P.M. P.M. P.M. A.M. A.M. P.M.A.M. P.M.
h.m.m. s. h.m. h. m. h. m. h. m. d. h. m. h. 9 h. m. . m.

(Apo.,24d. sh. A.M. 275 IS 5 56 10 35 5 42 4 53 10 51 3 55 14

0 14 7 10

7 33 5.9 2.10 A.M. 9 rises. 276 2.1 5 58 10 53 5 40 5 14 II 34 4 59 15 O 34 0 53 7 53 8 12 6.0

7.41 A.M. Ó H. 277

Tu
3 5 59 11 12 5 39 5 36 o 19 6 5 16 1 12 I 30 8 31

8
49
6.2

4.32 A.M,orises. 41 6 O II 30 5 37 6 O 1 7 7 14 17 I 50 2 II 9 9 9 30

7.50 P.M. 4 sets. 279 o 1 48 5 35 6 30 2 0

2 32 2 551 951 TO 14 4.06 A.M. OVC. 230 6 2 12 5 5 34 7 6

2 56 940 19

3 43 10 37 II 2 6.5 9.46 P.M. Pomal. S. 7 S 6 3 12 22 5 32 7 53 3 57 10 55 20 4 9 4 37 11 28 11 56 6.5

9.11 P.M. h South. 282 83 6 4 12 39 5 301 8 51 5 O! O

21 5 4 5 34 o 23 6.3 11.23 P.M. Rig rises. A 283 9M6 5.12 55 5 29 9 59

6 2 I 8

22
6 1
6 31 o 53

I 20 6.1 11.57 P.M. Polaris X. 284 10 Tu 6 6 13 10 5 27 11 14 7 1

7 7 35 I 50

2 21 5.8

9.38 P.M. Markab S. 285 11 W 6 713 25 5 26 A.M.

7 56 2 38 24

8 10 8 45 2 54 3 29 5.4 2.22 A.M. Prises. Th 6 8 13 405 24 o 30 8 47 3 10 25 9 19 9 51 4 4 4 38 5.3 5.53 P.M, SH. 6 9 13 S4 5 23 1 45 9 35 3 37 26 10 20 10 49 5 10

5 39 5.4 2.53 P.M. 288 14 S 6 10 14 75 21 2 58 10 22 4 1 27 11 16.11 41 6 8 6 35 5.7

4.25 A.M, rises. 289 15 S 6 II 14 20 5 20 4

8 11
7 4 24 28
O 5 7 0 7 24 5.8

1.19 P.M. Ó. 290 16 M 6 12 14 33 5 18 5 17 17 54 4 40 29 0 27 0 48 7 46 8 7 6.0 3:48 P.M. Ó 8. 291 12 Tu 6 13 14 44 517 6 27 P.M. 5 12

8

I 27 8 27 9 46 6.2 3.48 P.M. in 8. 292 18 W 6 14 14 5515 15 7 36

5 39 1 1 48 2 9 9 7 9 28 6.3 7.02 P.M. 27 sets. 293 19 Th 6 15 15 65 14 8 44 1 31

6 12

2 53 9 50 10 12 6.5 8.22 P.M. h sets, 6 17 15 16 5 13 9 51 2 22

3 17 3 40 10 36 10 59 6.5

7.03 A.M. $ 40. 295 21 S 6 18 15 25 5 11 10 52 3 15 7 36 4 4 3 4 26 11 22 11 45 6.5

2.37 A.M. | rises. 6 1915 335 10 11 47 4 7 8 295 4 59 5 14

o 18 6.4 3.- A.M. Ostat. 297 23 M 6 20 15 41 5 8 O 33 4 59 9 7 6

o O 33

7.38 A.M. H South. 298 24 Tu 6 21 15 48 5 7 III 5 48 10 29 7

6 24 6 48 I 19 I 43

6.0

4.17 A.M, rises. 299 25 W 6 22 15 55 5 6

1 43 6 34 II 32 8 7 12 7 37 2 7 2 31 5.7 6.40 P.M. 27 sets. 300 26 Th 6 23 16

15 4 2 IO

7 19 A.M.

9

3 8 31 2 56 3 22 5.5 5.48 P.M. 8vo. 301 27 F 6 24 16

6
5 3
2 33

8 2 0 3510 8 59 9 26 3 50 4 18 5.3 1.25 P.M. OC. 6 25 16 105 2 2 55 8 44

1 38 11 9 51 10 15 4 45 5 10 5.3 4.05 P.M. gr. el. W. 6 27 16 135 I 3 16 9 26 2 42 12 10 41 II 51 5 34 6 05:5

4.54 A.M. O rises, 304 30 M 6 28 16 16 5 3 38 10 II 3 47 13 11 30 11 53 6 24 6 49 5.8 7.38 p.m. h South. 305 31 Tu 6 29 16 18 4 58 4 2 10 58 4 55 14

o 18 7 12 7 37 5.9 11.26 P.M. South. OCTOBER.

TO-MORROW.-The day on which idle men work,

and fools give up their folly, and sinners repent and
Venus 1° south of the Moon, Oct. 13. believe, and reform their character and life!
Mars 20 north
Jupiter 60

20,

The PHILADELPHIA LEDGER was one of the Saturn close south

27. pioneer penny papers of the country and is one

of the few established thirty or forty years ago ADIDING Words of Great Men.-" What we that suill live. During the war the high rate of know is little; what we do not know is immense." wages, the expense of collecting news and the great

La Place. “I have been as a child by the sea- advance of the price of paper ruined most of the shore, gathering here a shell and there a pebble; penny papers. It was at this critical time that whilst the great ocean of truth lay unexplored be- Mr. George W. Childs, the present proprietor of fore me."Newton. "Around me is darkness, the Ledger, purchased the establishment, infused but beyond there is light.”- Milton.

new life into its columns, rejected all questionable

advertisements, secured able writers and raised the RURAL WALKS.-If we wish rural walks to rates of both advertisements and paper to meet do our children any good, we must give thein a the greatly increased expenditures. It took a love for rural sighes; an object in every walk; brave man to inaugurate all of these reforms in we must teach them--and we can teach them- so conservative a city as Philadelphia, but Mr. to find wonder in every insect, sublimity in Childs was a gentleman of insight and sagacity; every hedge-row, the records of past worlds in he made a newspaper adapted to the needs of the every pebble, and boundless fertility upon the great middling interests of the community, and barren shore, and so, by teaching them to make it was a necessity they could not do without. full use of that limited sphere in which they now The result has been that the Ledger has become arc, make them faithful in few things, that they an established favorite, and is now one of the most may be fit hereafter to be rulers over much. - prosperous papers in the country. - Evening Chas. Kingsley.

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PHILADELPHIA CHRONOLOGY

January 20. Frederick Heidenblut executed FOR 1874-5.

for the murder of Godfrey Kuhnle, a German

baker, December 31, 1873. 1874, November 21. Manayunk and Roxbor- January, 22. Wm. Cregar, a noted counterough inclined railway opened.

feiter, pardoned by President Grant, on the ground November 26. John Doran died at the Second that his last conviction had been secured by perDistrict station-house. Verdict of the coroner's jury on the part of his relatives and pretended jury that he came to his death from violence by friends. being pushed or knocked down by Charles H. January 25. Frank McSorley died of injuries Sulby, a policeman.

received while wrestling with Joseph Holdcroft, December 2. Citizens' (State) Bank suspended The latter was acquired March 25th. payment. Assets, $191,547; liabilities, including February 8. Steam-lug Hudson cut through capital, $207,561.

by ice and sunk in the Delaware. - John McArthur offered the position of su- February 15. Solomon Spyer, convicted of killpervising architect, Treasury Department, U.S., ing George Howe in the insane department of the which he declined.

Almshouse, sentenced to the State lunatic asylum. -December 3. City tax rate fixed at $1.90 and - The Supreme Court refused to grant an inspecial tax for public buildings at 25 cents per junction preventing the negotiation of a gas loan $100 of assessed valuation,

of $1,000,000 and of a sewer loan of $1,000,000. December 5. Hawley & Ritter, publishers of February 16. Magisterial election. Average the Reading Eagle, sentenced to pay a fine of vote for Republican candidates endorsed by Re$1000 for libel on Mr. and Mrs. Christian K. form Association, 50,193; for Republicans not so Ross, parents of the abducted boy, Charles

endorsed, 43,554.

Average vote for Democratic Brewster Ross.

candidates endorsed by Reform Association, 37,December 8. Fiftieth anniversary of the Phil- 835: for Democrats not so endorsed, 30,960; for adelphia conference of Baptist ministers cele- Reform candidates, 14,578. Highest vote for Rebrated at the Blockley Baptist Church.

publican not endorsed, 44,494 ; lowest, 41,395 ; December 9. Wm. D. Halfman, of Central highest for Democrat not endorsed, 34,350; low. Fire Insurance Company, convicted of uttering est, 27,759 ; highest for Reform candidate not on forged certificates and bonds to be used as assets other tickets, 18,816 : lowest, 10,873. of the company. Charles Ripley convicted of February 17. Christiana c. Zach, charged the forgery.

with the murder of her babe, Nov. 14, 1874, found December 12. John C. Cresson, Chief Engi- to be insane, and sent to State lunatic asylum, neer of Fairmouni Park, resigned on account of February 19. Time of opening Centennial Exill health.

position changed to May icth, and of closing to December 14. William Mosher and Joseph November 10th, 1876. Clark, abductors of Charles Brewster Ross, shot February 22. Washington's Birthday. Cenand killed while attempting burglary at the resi- tennial Assembly opened at Academy of Music dence of Judge Van Brunt, at Bay Ridge, Long and Horticultural Hall. Island,

February 23; Wm. Williams, colored, conDecember 23. Mr. C. K. Ross offered a reward victed of manslaughter in killing Benjamin Tayof $5000,

"and no questions asked," for the re- lor, colored, August 14, 1874. Sentenced to three turn of his child, Charley Ross.

years' imprisonment. December 27. Paul Flanagan died from a wound February 25-26. Great flood in the Schuylkill, in the head received on Christmas Eve. The doing great damage to the mills at Manayunk. coroner's jury found that the blow was struck by 3000 men thrown out of work. Robert McKenna, who was convicted of man- February 27. George Waltz convicted of manslaughter March 23d, and sentenced to two years' | slaughter in killing Stewart Jamison in October, imprisonment.

1874. December 31. Samuel Marter died from the February 28. Dominic Romando killed by Isieffects of a blow received in a fight with Wm. dore Romando, his cousin. The latter was conThomas, who was tried April 27th, and ac- victed of murder in the second degree, and senquitted.

tenced, June 5th, to three years in the Eastern 1875, January 1. Hon. Wm. S. Stokley inau- Penitentiary. gurated Mayor of Philadelphia for his second March 6. John L. Hill succeeded Mahlon H. term, ending Dec. 31, 1877.

Dickinson as Chief Commissioner of Highways. January 4. City councils organized. R. W. - Court of Common Pleas entered final decree Downing, president of Select Council; J. Wilson creating the thirtieth and thirty-first wards from Henszey of Common Council.

parts of the twenty-sixth and nineteenth, respect- District Court adjourned sine die. Four ively. Courts of Coninion Pleas and new Orphans' Report of the jury of view against opening Court organized.

Twenty-second street through the Girard College January 10. Thermometer marked from 20 to grounds confirmed. 40 below zero. Delaware frozen over above Noble

First number of Colonel A. K. street wharf.

McClure's paper, The Times, published, January 12. Fiftieth anniversary of the pas

March 17.

St. Patrick's day. Parade of Ro. torate of Rev. W. H. Furness celebrated at the man Catholic societies. Unitarian Church, Tenth and Locust streets.

March 20.

Leonard F. Dunn found dead in January 13. United States Potters' Association bed at 105 Callowhill street. Frank Harper was formed by crockery manufacturers at the Mer. committed by the coroner for the murder, and chants' Hotel.

George Cook as accessory. January 14. Hon. Craig Biddle sworn in as April 7. First Regiment N. G., Col. R. Dale Judge of Common Pleas Court No. 1.

Benson, ordered to Pottsville to prevent riots

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March 13.

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