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NOVEMBER.

MARRIAGES, BIRTHS AND DEATHS
Venus 4° north of the Moon Nov. 12.

IN PHILADELPHIA IN 1874.
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Kind words are among the brightest flowers of earth; they convert the humblest home into a paradise: therefore use them, especially around January

567 1,787 1,360 the fireside circle.

February

500

1,624 1,147 March.

419
1,680

1,417 OPPORTUNITY is the flower of time; and as the April...

564
1,434

1,190 stalk may remain when the flower is cut off, so

May.

591

1,540 1,143 time may remain with us when opportunity is

June

573
1,498

1,030 gone for ever.

July...

452 1,686 August.

480

1,267 The Public LEDGER is one of the very best September.

634

1,684 1,117
newspapers.
Its editorials are fair, candid, out- October...

653
1,639

1,277 spoken, courteous, truthful and brief; its news is

November

599 1,574 1,075 presented without circumlocution, and is always December

587

1,629 1,421 ihe latest and most trustworthy; and its adver.

Totals..... tising columns are invariably filled with the best

6,639 | 19.387 *15,238
class of advertisements. It gives us much pleas-
ure to record the eminent success of so skillfully-

Marriages, 8.56 to every 1000 of population,
Births,

23.86
managed and in every way excellent a newspaper.

Deaths, † 19.6
Long may it sourish, and long may its worthy
proprietor live to enjoy his own and the paper's

* Includes still born and deaths from other localities. well-earned popularity.--New York Weekly.

Based on actual deaths in our city.

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May 24.

among the striking coal-miners.

The regiment July 21. Preliminary surveys for the improvereturned April 27th.

ment of Independence square begun. April 7.

Lewis R. Loye, aged 40, murdered July 22. Jacob Baumgartner, a boy from Lanhis wife, Leah, and committed suicide at 1637 caster, shot and killed in West Philadelphia by Afton street.

William Hinder, a companion. April 22. Henry C. Dugan, a carter, aged 23, July 25. Mrs. M. J. Conn accidentally killed killed, during a quarrel about the right of way, by by her husband through the careless handling of Lewis Erbe, a furniture-car driver, aged 44. firearms.

April 27. W. J. McCoy, a car-driver, arrested July 30. People's passenger railway (Callow. for the murder of James McGeehan. Convicted hill street) opened for travel. of manslaughter June 22d.

August 2. Death at the Zoological Gardens of April 28. Rev. Thomas A. Jagger, D. D., con. the "Empress,” the largest elephant on exhibisecrated Bishop of Southern Ohio in the Church tion in this country. of the Holy Trinity.

August 6. Celebration of the centennial anni. May 2. Thomas Watt killed by being thrown versary of the birth of Daniel O'Connell at Horfrom the saloon of Christopher Brandle by the ticultural Hall, latter and James White.

August 7. Explosion in the building used for May 8. Ferdinand Romelman killed by James breaking up old cartridges at the Frankford ArDaggert. The latter convicted of manslaughter senal. The building demolished, three persons June 24th.

killed, and sixteen injured. May 9. Fiftieth anniversary of the pastorate August 10. B. A. Masters set fire to his house, of Rev. Dr. John Chambers celebrated at his 1225 Citron street. Mrs. Thompson, a lodger therechurch, the services continuing for one week. in, died from the nervous excitement caused by

May 22. Joseph W. Graham, former Assist the fire, and from burns. Masters committed to ant Superintendent of Frankford P. O., sentenced answer. to three years in the penitentiary for abstracting August 11. Tornado swept over Twenty-fourth a letter from the mails.

street and its immediate vicinity from Race street Charles Boyle died from a stab wound to the neighborhood of Girard College. Trees upof the abdomen received two days before at the rooted, houses unroofed, and chimneys, sheds and hands of John McCann.

fences demolished. May 29. George Alexander killed by James August 25. The coroner held an inquest on Mervine and Frank Barclay, policemen in citi- the body of Frederick Brusius, who died August zens' clothes, who had been drinking and were 22d from injuries received on the oth. The cor: quarreling with a third party. John Flowers, oner's jury found that the injuries were inflicted another officer, arrested as an accessory. Mer- by August Vogel, and that August Schimpf was vine convicted of murder in the second degree an accessory before the fact. Schimpf was arJune 30th, and Barclay of the same offence July 2d. rested, but Vogel escaped to Europe.

June 23. James Laughlin died of pneumonia August 24. J. B. Johnson, a professional swimwhile being conveyed to the House of Correction mer of England, swam from the Lazaretto to in a close prison van. Death caused by foulness of Gloucester, about ten miles, in a contest with the air in the van.

Thomas Coyle of Chester, Pa., who gave up June 28. Heavy thunder-storms, continuing on before he had swum more than half the distance. the 29th. On Fortieth street above Elm roofs of two August 28. Samuel Boot, weaver, aged 35, unfinished houses and of a stable blown away. badly beaten at Germantown by a crowd of men Six houses on Lancaster avenue unroofed. The headed, it is alleged, by Thomas Campbell. Boot British ship Victoria struck by lightning, and her died on September 3d, and Campbell committed mast splintered. Several houses struck by light to answer. ning in and near the city.

August 30. Trial of William Westervelt for July 3. Mrs. Bessie Brown, aged 25, murdered conspiracy to abduct Charles Brewster Ross of by her husband, William W. Brown, in the street Germantown begun before Judge Elcock. He near the Brown street entrance to the Park. was convicted September 20th. Brown escaped, but was arrested July 9th,

August 31. John P. Bankson appointed Major. July 5. Celebration of the 4th of July in Fair. General First Division N. G., vice Prevost, remount Park by 200,000 people. T'he exercises signed. consisted of salute at sunrise; military review at September 4. B. S. Callaghan found insensiBelmont; ceremonies at site of Hebrew statue of ble at South and Swanson streets, suffering from religious liberty; concert at Machinery Hall by serious injuries of the head. He died the followthe school children; ceremonies at site of Italian ing day, and is supposed to have been murdered. monument to Christopher Columbus; unveiling September 13 to 22. Cricket tournament at of statue on the dome of Memorial Hall; break- Germantown. The picked twelve of Philadelphia ing of ground for Agricultural Hall; ceremonies defeated the Canada twelve by a score of 231 to at site of German Humboldt monument; ceremo. 144: the British officers defeated Canada twelve nies at site of Catholic T. A. B. S.'s Centennial | by 353 to 290 ; the Philadelphia twelve beat the fountain ; grand concert at Machinery Hall; re- British officers by eight wickets ; score 282 to 281. view of the Schuylkill navy ; balloon ascension, September 16. Hugh Cudden, nine years old, and a grand display of fireworks.

struck in the head with a piece of brick by a boy July 8.

W. W. Burneil clected President of named William White on August 25th, died, and Select Council, to succeed Downing, resigned.

White held to answer. July 14. First shipment of peaches for the September 17: Annie Lowry, while intoxicaseason over the Delaware Railroad.

ted, gave her infant child a large dose of laudanum July 16. Patrick E. Broderick threw his infant and paregoric, from the effects of which it died. child Lizzie from the third-story window of his She was held io answer for infanticide. residence. The child died in a few hours.

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WEATHER REPORT, 1874-5.
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(Fifth and Sixth street) railway, smashed by an November 2. George L. Watermyer died from excursion train from New York at the Harrow. | injuries received October 14, the result of blows gate crossing of the connecting railroad; five and kicks said to have been inflicted by John persons killed, and twenty injured. Anthony Haggerty and Francis McCloskey, on Richmond Evans, engineer of the dummy, held to answer for street near Hedley. criminal carelessness.

November 3. James Hanley, a member of September 28. The sloop Quinnebaug launched Truck D of the Fire Department, shot and killed at the Navy Yard.

by George Fletcher, an ex-member of the same October 6. Wm. Boyd died from injuries (a gun- department. shot wound) received at the hands of Alexander – Coroner's jury held an inquest on the body M. White September 13.

of William Crawford, and found that he came to October 7. The report of the commission of his death from a gunshot wound accidentally inengineers on the water supply of Philadelphia Alicted October 21 hy Thomas Nichols. sent to City Councils.

November 5: John K. Valentine, foriner AsOctober 9. Charles D'Hervilly, a young man, sistant U. S. Attorney, appointed United States killed on Walnut street near Eleventh. The Cor- Attorney for Eastern Pennsylvania, to succeed oner's jury found that death was the result of vio- Col. McMichael, resigned. lence, a blow received at the hands of William - Veteran corps of the Gray Reserves regiD. Phillips, and in the opinion of the jury the ment organized. blow was struck in self-defence.

November 11. The Supreme Court, sitting in William A. Westervelt, convicted of com- banc, refused to grant a special allocatur for a plicity in the abduction of Charles Ross, sentenced writ of certiorari in the case of William H. Wesby Judge Elcock to seven years' imprisonment in tervelt, convicted of conspiracy in the abduction of the Eastern Penitentiary.

Charles Brewster Ross. October 11. Two new pavilion-wards at Wills November 13.

The screw-vessel Antictam, Hospital opened.

which had been in process of construction at the October 14.

German Hospital formally dedi- Navy Yard for several years, was launched. cated.

Henry Hazelhurst and Hood Gilpin took October 15. The second and last of the mana- the oath of office as assistants to John K. Valentees, or sea-cows, in the Zoological Gardens, died. tine, U. S. District Attorney for Eastern Penn

October 20. Excursion party of governoms, sen- sylvania. ators and other representative men from the West William B. Mann elected Prothonotary of and North-west arrived on a visit to the Centennial the Court of Common Pleas by the Judges thereof. Buildings.

Martin Wooster stabbed in the head by October 21. Grand torchlight parade of Re- Daniel Hilderbrand. He died Nov. 17. publican clubs on Broad street.

November 21. Moody and Sankey, famous The Deaf and Dumb Asylum, Broad and religious revivalists, began a series of meetings in Pine streets, celebrated its semi-centennial by the spacious building S. W. cor. Thirteenth and reopening its enlarged and improved buildings. Market streets, containing seats for 10,200. Seats

- First public ascension on the Sawyer Observ- all filled and about 1500 additional persons standatory, Belmont.

ing. Meetings very impressive and effective. October 24.

A carriage containing five persons Throng so great that large numbers fill the streets, thrown into the Schuylkill River opposite the unable to gain admission. Falls, and Henry Gekler, his mother and his little daughter, aged six years, drowned.

October 25.' James Quail put on trial for the CONSECRATIONS, DEDICATIONS AND OTHER RBkilling of John Greenwood, who died July 19

LIGIOUS CEREMONIES, 1874-75. from injuries received in a fight. Quail was con- Bethany Sunday-school building, Twenty-secvicted of involuntary manslaughter, and sentenced ond and Bainbridge streets, dedicated, January 4; to five months' imprisonment, dating from the time Bethesda Baptist Church, Twenty-fifth and of commitment.

Venango streets, opened, January 1. October 28. William Hinder convicted of in- Centenary M. E. Church, Forty-first and Bridge voluntary manslaughter in causing the death of streets, dedicated, November 29, 1874. Jacob Baumgardner on the 20th of July, and sen- Christian Street M. E. Church, Christian st. ab. tenced to five months' imprisonment.

Twenty-fourth, lecture-room, dedicated, Mar. 7. November 2. Elections for State, city and Church of the Holy Communion, Lutheran, county officers. The official returns were: Gov. Broad and Arch streets, dedicated, February 17. ernor---John F. Hartranft, Rep., 65,262; Cyrus Church of Holy Trinity, Lutheran, Sixteenth L. Pershing, Dem., 47,980; R. A. Brown, Pro., street between Tioga and Venango streets, Rising 647: State-Treasurer-Henry Rawle, Rep., 64,- Sun, corner-stone laid, August 22. 646; Victor E. Piolett, Dem., 48,574 : E. F. Pen- Church Home for Children, Protestant Episconypacker Pro., 638. Recorder of Deeds-David pal, Angora station, West Chester R. R., dediH. Lane, Rep., 62,008; Wm. Ayres, Dem., 50,- cated, May 15. 731; John R. Scott, Pro., 450. Clerk of Quarter Cumberland Street M. E. Church, Cumberland Sessions-Henry H. Bingham, Rep., 59,383 ; and Coral streets, dedicated, October 24. Henry S. Hagert, Dem., 52,794 ;.

Wm. M. Educational Home for Boys, Forty-ninth and McKnight, Pro., 525. City Commissioners (three Greenway av., West Philadelphia, chapel dedi. to be elected, each voter voting for two)- John S. cated, April 30. Wetter, Rep., 61,839; David Martin, Rep., East Montgomery Avenue M. E. Church, 61,061; Thomas A. Fahy, Dem., 49,143: John Frankford rd. and Montgomery av., corner-stone H. Crawford, Dem., 46,497; Wm. Hargreaves, laid, July 7. Pro., 499. Judge of Common Pleas-Craig Biddle, Free Congregational Church of Frankford, cor. Rep., 66,092 ; E. Coppée Mitchell, Dem., 47,601. Unity and Paul streets, corner-stone laid, Oct. 25.

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Falls of Schuylkill M. E. Church dedicated, Twenty-ninth Street M. E. Church, Twenty

ninth and York streets, corner-stone laid, SeptemFrench P. E. Church du Saint Sauveur, Twen- ber 16. ty-first street ab. Chestnut, dedicated, Jan. 10. Third Reformed Episcopal Church, Wayne

First United Protestant Church, Fifth street ab. and Chelten avs., Germantown, corner-stone laid, Huntingdon, corner-stone laid, August 15.

First African M. E. Church, Frankford, dedi- Wood, James Frederick, R, C. Archbishop of cated, April 18.

the province of Philadelphia, pallium conferred, Grace M. E. Church, Broad and Master streets, June 17, at the cathedral, in the presence of the chapel dedicated, May 23.

clergy, two archbishops and twelve bishops. ImJewish synagogue, Adath Jeshurun, Julianna mense gathering at the cathedral. In the evenstrøet, consecrated, April 17.

ing there was a torchlight procession of Catholic Jaggar, Rev. Thomas A., D.D., consecrated Total Abstinence Beneficial Societies in honor of Bishop of Southern Ohio in the Church of the the new archbishop: Holy Trinity, April 28.

Young Men's Christian Association, corner. Kingsley M. E. Church, Lehigh av, bel. Sixth stone of new building at Fifteenth and Chestnut street, dedicated, Jan. 3.

streets laid, July 15. Lehigh Avenue Presbyterian Chapel, Lehigh av, near Sixth st., opened for worship, April 11.

FIRES 1874-1875. Mt. Carmel M. E. Church, Germantown rd. No. of fires year ending October 1, 1875, 629. ab. Broad street, dedicated, Dec. 20, 1874.

Losses $760,005; insurance $5,060,368. Memorial Church of the Holy Comforter, P. E.,

1874, December 20. Mair & Cranmer's sail. St. Peter's chapel and adjoining school-house, loft, No. 40 S. Delaware avenue. Loss $18,400; Nineteenth and Titan sts., consecrated, June 15. insurance $44,000. New Plymouth Congregational Church, Nine

1875, January 28. Cumberland M. E, Church, teenth and Master streets, dedicated, March 18. Cumberland and Coral streets. Loss $12,600 ;

Northern Home for Friendless Children, chapel insurance $16,600. dedicated, February 28.

January 30. J.M. Preston's cotton and woolen Orthodox M. E. Church, Frankford, dedicated, mill, Manayunk. Loss $31,526 ; insurance $36,000. May 16.

February 9. Keen & Coates' tannery, 943 N. Presbyterian Hospital new surgical pavilion Front street. Loss $46,600 ; insurance $57,500 ward, Thirty-ninth and Powelton av., dedicated, February 15: Nos. 113 and 115 N. Third

street, and adjoining buildings, occupied by man. Pilgrim Baptist Chapel, Twenty-third and ufacturers and merchants. Loss $50,000; insurChristian streets, corner-stone laid, Dec. 28, 1874;

ance $171,000. opened June 10, 1875.

February 27. Washington Butchers' Sons' Point Breeze Park Presbyterian Church, Porter meat-packing establishment, 146 and 148 N. Front street ab. Twenty-cighth, dedicated, July 25.

street, and adjoining buildings. Loss $100,000 ; Pitman M. E. Church, Twenty-third and Lom

insurance $347,000 bard streets, dedicated, Dec. 13, 1874:

March 1. G. W. Plumly's (American PaperPark Avenue M. E. Church, Norris street and

Box Co.) box-factory, S. E. cor. Fourth and Park av., chapel dedicated, Dec. 13, 1874.

Branch streets, and adjoining buildings. Loss Presbyterian Church, Broad and Diamond

$45,000; insurance $201,000. streets, corner-stone of Sunday-school building

April 23. Dawson & Shaw's cotton-mill and laid, Oct. 17:

adjoining property, Manayunk. Loss $25,975; Richmond Presbyterian chapel, Richmond ab.

insurance $37,750. William, lecture-room dedicated, Dec. 6, 1874.

June 7. John Brown & Sons' cotton and Reading-Room, Coffee-House and Christian

woolen mill, Eighth and Tasker streets. Loss Homo, goi Callowhill street, dedicated, March 30. $42,797 : insurance $43,000. Adjoining dwellSecond Baptist Church, Seventh street below

ings, loss $105; insurance $4950. Girard av., dedicated, March 18.

June 13,

N. W. Harkness' coal-oil refinery, St. Andrew's P. E. Church, Thirty-sixth street Gibson's Point, oil-tanks struck by lightning. below Baring, West Philadelphia, corner-stone

Loss $12,189; insurance $36,200. of Sunday-school building laid, Sept. 27.

August 15. F. Perot's Sons' malt-house, Nos. St. John's German Reformed Church, Ontario

310 to 320 Vine street.

Loss $31,393 ; insurance and Tulip streets, chapel dedicated, July 11.

$100,500. St. Luke's P. É. Church, Germantown, corner

October 4. Burgin & Sons' glass factory, Gi. stone of new building laid, June 26.

rard avenue and Palmer street, and adjoining St. Matthias' Lutheran Church, N. W. cor.

buildings. Loss $20,000. Broad and Mount Vernou streets, ground broken,

October 14. Mattress and furniture factories September 2.

Randolph street above Oxford Loss $20,000. Second Presbyterian Church of Mantua, cor.

October 31. Carlton woolen-mills, TwentyPreston and Aspen streets, West Philadelphia, third and Hamilton streets. Loss $500,000; indedicated, July 11,

surance $428,100. St. Vincent's Roman Catholic Seminary, East November 10. J. F. Bete's malt-house, St. Chelten av., Germantown, corner-stone of chapel John street below Callowhill. Loss $20,000 ; inlaid, July 18.

surance $10,000. St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, new hall November 20. Market street bridge over the blessed. Jan. 24. Spring Garden M. E. Church, Twenty-fifth and Schuylkill. Permanent bridge first opened for

travel Jan. 1, 1805; rebuilt and widened, 1850– Brown streets, chapel dedicated, Oct, 10.

Trinity memorial chapel and school buildings, 51; destroyed by fire Nov. 20, 1875. Twenty-socond and Spruce, consecrated, Nov. 1. [This chronological record ends Nov, 21, 1875.]

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