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8th Dist.-North side of Vine street, south side of Master street, west side of Broad street to Schuylkill River.- Jas. E. Ritchie, John McCarthy.
9th Dist.-North side of Vine street, south side of Master street, west side of Sixth street to east side of Broad street. --Samuel Allen, Peter Armbruster.
Ioth Dist.-u1th, 12th and 16th Wards.--Jobn Welsh, John Robbins, Jr.
with Dist.-17th and 18th Wards.-E. F. Steck, John Huplet
12th Dist.-North side of Master street, east side of Broad street, Germantown av, and Sixth street.-- James (l'Hara, John G. Adair.
13th Dist.-North side of Master Street, south side of Lehigh av., west side of Broad street to Schuylkill River.---Theophilus Cornell, N, B. Kncass.
14th Dist.–19th Ward. -- John T. Finletter, Lawrence Tobin.
15th Dist.-31st Ward.--Wm. G. Lamon, Chas. W. Potter.
16th Dist.–25th Ward, south of Wheat Sheaf Jane.- Wm. F. Miller, E. H. Gilbert.
17th Dist.–23d Ward and portion of 25th Ward, north of Wheat Sheaf lane. -Peter Gold, R. L. Wright,
18th Dist.–22d Ward, south of Chelten av., and 28th Ward, north of Lehigh av, and west of Broad street and Germantown av.-Fountain Ward, T. A. Sluan.
19th Dist.--2190 Ward, and 22d Ward north of Chelten av.--Chas. E. Idell, John J. Quigg.
23th Dist.–24th Ward.-F.M. Mayhew, Jesse T. Vogdes.
Dist.—27th Ward.---Robert Paschall, Isaac Leech.
WATER DEPARTMENT, Chief Engineer.-Wm. H. McFadden.
Assistant Engineers.- John L. Ogden, Chas. G. Darrach, John Truman.
Register.- John H. Hagey.
Principal Assist. Engineer.-J. M. Titlow, Recording Clerk.-Geo. Sturges.
Board of Surveys.-Ist Dist. Wm. C. Cran. mer. 2d. Chas. S. Close. 3d. D. H. Shedaker. 4th. Edw. D. Roberts. 5th. Andrew French. oth. James P. Davis. 7th. Wm. Albertson. 8th. John H. Levering. 9th. Jesse Lightfoot. Toth. Isaac E. Shallcross. aith. George W. Hancock. 12th. Wm. H. Jones. 13th. Josiah Hibberd.
TRUSTEES OF Gas-WORKS.
Terin capires. Wm. R. Leeds.......1878 George I. Young..., 1879 Albert C. Roberts.. 1878 Fred. G. Wolbert...1879 Nathan L. Jones...... 1878 Henry Bumm... 1803 R R Campion......1878 James McManes....188) M. Hall Stanton .....1879 Thomas J. Smith... 1880 Samuel S. Kelly .....1879 N. Hilles (Pres't)...1880
Chief Engineer.- Thomas R. Brown.
BOARD OF HEALTH.
GUARDIANS OF THE POOR.
BOARD OF PUBLIC EDUCATION, Dec. 1. 1877. Wards.
Wards. 1 A. S. Jenks. 17 John McAvoy, M. D. 2 A. Nebinger, M. D. 18 Alex. Adaire. 3 W. J. Jackson, 19 George W. Cox. 4 P. A. Fagen. 21 Wm. Y. Colladay. 5 John M. Campbell. 21 Edward T. Stesi. 6 John Shedden. 22 Spencer Roberts. 7 Lewis Elkin.
23 Richards n L Wright. 8 Simon Gratz. 24 J. R. Wells, M.D. 9 James Freeborn. 23 James H. MacBride. 10 Dr.M.P.Hutchinson. 20Į. J. Cooper. u Chas. S. Austin. 27 Daniel Steinmetz. 12 M. H. Stanton. 28 Charles F. Abbot. 13 John B. Green. 29 James Long, 14 Thomas R. Davis. 30 Wm. J. Pollock. 15 James S. Whitney. 31 James Milligan, Jr. 16 James Nichol.
Secretary.-Henry W. Halliwell. Superintendent of School Buildings.-Lewis H. Esler.
INSPECTORS OF THE COUNTY PRISON. John B. Biddle, M.D. (President), Edmund Sinith (Secretary), Henry C. Howell Treasurer), Joseph R. Chandler, Henry D. Welsh, Casper Wistar, M. D., Robert P. Gillingham, John Price Wetherill, Wm. M. Reilly, Edmund Browning, Superintendent.-Wm. B. Perkins. Clerk.--- Joseph K. Howell. MANAGERS OF THE House Of CoxxECTION.
Wm. A, Duff (President), John Dornan, Wil. liam Gulager. Samuel Kilpatrick, Samuel C. Willets, William M. Wilson, Wm. Bumm, John Dunn, Richard G. Veilers, Wm. H. Taylor (Treasurer), Robert Loughlin.
(In December there will be elections to fill vacancies caused by the retirement of WW. A. Duti Presrieur) and jubwa Duran.) INSPECTORS OF THE EASTERN PENITENTIARY. Richard Vaux (President), Charles Thomson
Jones (Secretary), John M. Maris (Treasurer), Thos. H. Powers, Alexander Henry.
Deputy Register.-James Brearley, Jr.
Clerk of Quarter Sessions.—Henry H. Bingham.
Coroner -W. Kent Gilbert, M. D. Deputy.City Commissioners.-John J. Wetter, David Martin, Thos. A. Fahy.
Appraisers of Mercantile Taxes.-John McCullough, Robert C. Tittermary, Frank J. Nagle, Ross Kemble, Robert L. Orr.
Associate Judges.-- William S. Peirce, Craig Biddle.
James T. Mitchell, D. Newlin Fell.
President Fudge.- James R. Ludlow. Associate Judges.--Thos. K. Finletter, Wm. H. Yerkes,
HOUSE OF REFUGE. President. - James J. Barclay.
Vice-Presidents.- John M. Ogden, Alfred M. Collins.
board of Managers.-J. J. Barclay, (Chairman), Fred. Collins (Secretary), George M. Troutman (Assistant Secretary).
DIRECTORS OF CITY TRUSTS. Wm. Welsh (President), Henry M. Phillips, (Vice-President), Gustavus S. Benson, Alexander Biddle, James Campbell, James L. Claghorn, Charles H. T. Collis, Louis Wagner, William H. Drayton, Wm. B. Mann, John H. Michener, Gcorge H. Stuart. Ex-offu io.- Wm. S. Stokley, Geo. A. Smith, Jos. L. Caven. Secretary.-
GIRARD ESTATES. Superintendent.--Charlus S, Smith,
Assistant Superintendent. - James A. Kirkpatrick gent.-Samuel S. Cavin.
Board of Port WARDENS.
Master Warden.-James G. McQuaide.
Joseph W. Bullock.
COMMISSIONERS or PublIC BUILDINGS. Samuel C. Perkins (President), Mahlon H. Dickinson, Thomas J. Barger, John L. Hill, Richard Peltz, Samuel W. Cattell, Hiram A. Miller, Thomas E. Gaskill, Wm, Brice. Exoffcio.-Wm. S. Stokley, George A. Smith, Joseph L. Caven.
Secretary.--. de Haes Janvier.
FAIRMOUNT PARK COMMISSION.
President Judge.-M. Russell Thayer. Associate Judges.---Amos Briggs, Thomas R. Elcock. Prothonotary.-William B. Mann.
Wm. B. Collins, 1936 Christian st.
-Wilson Kerr, 538 N. Third st. 12.-Ezra Lukens, 835 Callowhill st. 13.-Charles E. Pancoast, 1907 Callowhill st. 14 15.-Luke V. Sutphin, 419 E. Girard av. 16.-Stuart Field, 2052 N. Fifth st. 17.-Henry Smith, S. W. cor. Otis st. and
Frankford av. 18.--Benton (). Severn, 1017 Oxford st, 19.-David Hanly Stone, 1836 Girard av. 20,-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.
23.—Thomas H. Clark, 4091 Lancaster av. 24.-Thomas Randall, 2029 Market st.
City Inspectors. Inspectors of Drugs.--Charles L. Eberly (Treasurer), James T. Shinn (Secretary), Henry B. Lippincoti, Robert England, B. L. Smedley.
Steam-Engine and Boiler Inspector.- John Overn,
Board of Building Inspectors.- James Zimmerman, Jos. M. Hancock, Robert N. Bowers.
Sealers of Weights and Measures -- Northern District- Adam Albright. Southern District, Wm. Calhoun,
Inspector of Oils.--Henry C. Selby.
Internal Revenue. First District.-Philadelphia, Bucks, Montgomery, Chester and Delaware counties.
Office, United States Appraisers' Building, Second above Walnut. Collector.- James Ashworth.
Pension Agents. For the Army Invalids and Widows.-Albert D. Wood. Office, 716 Walnut street. Examining Surgeon.-Dr. Thos. H. Sherwood.
U. S. Navy Yard, League Island, Commandant.-Commodore Pierce Crosby.
U. S. Naval Asylum. Commandant. ---Reargadmiral J. R. Madison Mullany, U. S. N. Pay inspector.-Geo. L. Davis.
U. S. Naval Hospital. Medical Inspector.–Dr. Edward Shippen. Surgeon.-Dr. D. F. Kidder.
U. S. Arsenal, Brides buig. Commandant.-Col. T. J. Treadwell, U. S. A. U. S. Schuylkill Arsenal, Gray's Ferry road.
Commandant. - Major J. J. Dana, Assistant Quartermaster-General U.'s. A.
UNITED STATES OFFICERS IN PHILA
U. S. Circuit Court. Judges.-William Strong, William McKennan. Clerk.Samuel Bell.
U.S. District Court. Judge.-- John Cadwalader. 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., Aubrey H. Smith,
Registers in Bankruptcy. Edwin T. Chase, Sussex D. Davis, B. Franklin Fisher, Joseph Mason, James Parsons.
Custom-House. Collector - Alexander P. Tutton. Deputies.--Wm. B. Smith, George Truman. Surveyor.-E. O. Goodrich. Naval Officer.-J. A. Heistand. General ippraiser.-Louis Heyl.
Inspector of Hulls.- Joseph Mershon. Inspector of Boilers of Stram Vessels - F. L. Hand.
Shipping Commissioner.- John Young.
FOREIGN CONSULS AT PHILADELPHIA.
Argentine Republic, E. Shippen, 532 Walaut. Austria, Lars Westergaard, 138 S. Second. Belgium, G. E. Saurman, 1104 Chestnut.
Brazil, John Mason, Jr., vice-consul, 138 S. Second.
Chili, E. Shippen, 532 Walnut.
Dennark, F. Myhlertz, 730 N. Twentieth.
France, Celestin Auguste Ravin d'Elpeux, vice-consul, 100 Spruce.
German Empire, Charles H. Meyer, 227 Chestnut.
Great Britain, Charles Edward K. Kortright, consul; George Crump, vice-consul, 619 Waluut.
Hayti, A. H. Lennox, vice-consul,
Orange Free State, South Africa, Henry W. Riley, 602 Arch.
Peru, nry L. Gregg, 127 Walnut.
Russia, Henry Preaut, vice-consul, 500 S. Del. aware av.
Spain, Don Juan Morphy, consul; Don Julian Alfredo Principe y Sartoris, vice-consul, 524 Walnut.
Sweden and Norway, Lars Westergaard, 138 S. Second.
Switzerland, Rudolph Koradi, 314 York av.; Werner Itschner, vice-consul, 814 Vine.
Turkey, Edw. Samuel, 332 Walnut.
Uruguay, Chas. W. Matthews, vice-consul. - Venezuela, Leon de la Cova, 21844 Walnut.
Post-Office. Postmaster.-A. Louden Snowden. Chief Clerk.-L. G. Wunder,
United States Mint. Superintendent.-James Pollock. Assayer,-- Wm. E. Dubois. Melter and Refiner - James C. Booth. Coiner. --Oliver C. Bosbyshell, Engraver.-William Barber,
United States Sub-Treasury. Treasurer.-George Eyster, Custom-House.
STATE GOVERNMENTS IN 1878.
State Election, expires.
meets. Alabama.. Montgomery ...... Geo. S. Houston... Nov. 1878 $4000 3 M. Nov. Tu.aft. 1 M.Nov. Arkansas... Little Rock...... I'm. R. Miller ..... Jan. 1881 5000 Tuaa MNov. 1 M. Sept. California Sacramento D'm. Irwin.. Dec. 1879 7000 1 M. Dec. 1 W. Sept. Colorado Denver
John L. Routt...... Jan. 1879 1 W. Jan. i Tu. Oct. Connecticut.... Hartford. R. D. Hubbard.... Jan. 1879 2000 1W aft. 1 M Jan. Tu.aft, IM. Nov. Delaware. Dover
7. P. Cochrane.... Jan. 1879 2000 I Tu. Jan. Tu.aft, 1 M.Nov. Florida.. Tallahassee. George F. Drew... Jan. 1880 5000 Tua 1 M Jan. Tu,aft. 1 M.Nov. Georgia. Atlanta.
A. H. Colquitt... Jan. 1881 4000 2 W. Jan. 1 W. Oct. Illinois... Springfield.... Shelby M. Cullom. Jan. 1881 25001 M. Jan. Tu.ast. 1 M. Nov. Indiana. Indianapolis Jas. D. Williams. Jan. 1881 30001 W.Jan. 2 Tu. Oct. lowa
Des Moines.. jolin H. Gear....... Jan. 1880 2500 2 M. Jan. 2 Tu. Oct. Kansas.. Topeka.... George T. Anthony Jan, 1879 3000 2 Tu. Jan. Tu.ast. I M. Nov. Kentucky
Frankfort... Fus. B. McCreery. Sept. 1879 50001 M. Dec. I M. Aug.
25001 W. Jan.
2 M. Sept. Maryland.. Annapolis.. John Lee Carroll. Jan. 1880 45001 W. Jan. Tu.aft, 1 M. Nov Massachusetts Boston...
Alexander H. Rice Jan. 1879 5000.1 W. Jan. Tu.aft. I M.Nov. Michigan........ Lansing. C. M. Cresswell.... Jan. 1879 1500 1 W. Jan. Tuaft. 1 M. Nov, Minnesota
John S. Pillsbury... Jan. 1880 3000 Tu a 1 M Jan. Tu.ast. 1 M. Nov. Mississippi...... Jackson. 7. M. Stone .......... ! Jan. 1880 000 : M. Jan. Tu.aft. 1 M. Nov. Missouri... Jefferson City.... John 7. Phelps.... Jan. 1879 5000 Last M. Dec. Tu aft. 1 M. Nov. Nebraska....... Lincoin.
Silas Garber.... Jan. 1879 1000 Tha IM Jan. 2 Tu. Oct. Nevada. Carson City: L. R. Bradley..... Jan. 1881 60001 M. Jan. Tuaft. M.Nov. N. Hampshire Concord Benj. F. Prescott.. Jan. 1879 10001 M. Jan, Tu.aft. I M. Nov. New Jersey..... Trenton
G. B. McClellan.. Jan. 1881 3000 2 Tu. Jan. Tu.aft. M. Nov. New York...... Albany.
Lucius Robinson... Jan. 1879 10000 1 Tu. Jan. Tuaft. I M. Nov. NorthCarolina Raleigh. Zebulon B. Tance. Jan. 1881 5000 3 M. Nov.
i Th. Aug. Ohio
Columbus. Rich'd 1. Bishop. Jan. 1880 4000 IM. Jan. 2 Tu. Oct. Oregon...... Salem
S. Chadwiik (act'g). Scpt. 1873 1501 2 M. Sept. 1 M. June. Pennsylvania.. Harrisburg John F. Hartranft.. Jan. 1899 10000 i Tu. Jan. Tu.att. 1 M. Nov. Rhode Island... Newport & Prov. C. E. Van Zandt... May, 1878, 1000 May & Jan. 1 W. April. South Carolina Coluinbia. Wade Hampton.... Jan. 1879| 4000 4 M. Nov. Tuaft. i M.Nov. Tennessee Nashville.. Fas. D. Porter, Jr. Jan. 1879 3000 i M. Jan. Tu.aft, M. Nov. Texas. Austin
Rich'd B. Hubbard Jan. 1880 5000 2 Tu. Jan. Tuaft. M.Nov. Vermont..... Montpelier... Horace Fairbanks. Oct. 1878 10001 W. (ct. i Tu. Sept. Virginia. Richmond F.W: M. Holliday Jan. 1882, 50001 M. Dec.
Tu.aft. M.Nov. West Virginia. Wheeling. II. M. Matthews... Mar. 1881 27002
2 Tu. O Wisconsin ..... Madison
Win. E. Smith...... Jan. 1880 5000|1 W. Jan. Tu.aft, I M. Nov.
..... St. Paul.
Biennial sessions of legislature and elections in even years-as 1878-80, 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 1879-81, etc.-in California. Tennessee and Virginia. Biennial sessions in odd years (elections in the years immediately preceding) in Pennsylvania, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Nebraska, Nevada, Tennessee and Texas.
Mason Brayman. Arizona... Tucson... John P. Hoyt. Montana..... Helena Benj. F. Ports. Dakota Yankton J. L. Pennington. New Mexico Santa Fé....... S. B. Axtell.
Cherokee, Wm. P. Ross. Utah.......... Salt Lake City Geo. W. Emory. Indian.......... Tahlequah... Choctaw, Coleman Cole, Washington. Olympia Elisha P. Ferry.
Chickasaw, F. Overton. Wyoming.... Cheyenne....... John M. Thayer. It may not be extravagant to assert that the value all the world over. Its statistics of the LEDGER ALMANAC has become as much a stan- Exposition constitute a volume within themdard publication, for every-day practical usc, selves. The fact of its being a gratuitous pul). among the five hundred ih usand readers of lication proves the liberality and public spir. that sterling journal the Philadelphia Ledger, it of Mr. Childs, who has done as much to as the standard dictionaries, encyclopælias or exalt American journalism as any other one other kindred works. It is not by any means man living. - Temperance World, Philadelphia, local in character, but contains information of Jan. 20.
RATES OF POSTAGE.
Money orders to Canada : Not exceeding $to, The following will show the rates of postage on
twenty cents; over $10 to $20, forty cents: over letters; also the postage on newspapers, books, $20 10 $30, sixty cents; over $30 to $40, eighty pamphlets and all mailable matter to and from cents; over $40 to $50, one dollar. all parts of the United States. LETTERS.
Each % oz.
POSTAGE TO FOREIGN COUNTRIES.
The following table shows the rates of postage Letters to any part of the U. S.....
chargeable on letters and newspapers to the for. Drop letters-that is, letters mailed in
eign countries and places named in alphabetical a city, to be delivered elsewhere in
order. the same city ....... 2 cts.
Not Postal cards to any part of the U.S. 1 ct. each.
NewsRegistered letters are charged 10
oz. cts, in addition to the proper postage
15 cts. BOOKS, TRANSIENT NEWSPAPERS,
5 Books, circulars and other printed
do. matter (including transient news
19 papers), seeds, cuttings, bulbs, roots
Belgium and scions, in packages not exceed
Bermuda, via New York.... ing 4 lbs. in weight, for each ounce
Brazil, direct or fraction thereof...
Canada, Nova Scotia, NewMerchandise or samples, in packages
+ not exceeding 4 lbs, in weight, for
Cape of Good Hope.... each ounce or fraction thereof........ 1 ct.
Chili, Bolivia, Ecuador and Newspapers, circulars and periodicals
17 not exceeding 2 oz. in weight, de
China, via Southampton... posited for local delivery.
1 ct. each.
Denmark, via England. Exceeding 2 oz...
2 cts, each. East Indies, via San Francisco
do. via England.... *10 All matter not prepaid at letter rates must be
5 so wrapped that it can be examined without de- German States, via North stroying the wrapper, and must not contain any German Union. writing whatever, inside or outside, except the Great Britain and Ireland. address; but samples may be numbered to cor- Holland....... respond with the numbers in a descriptive letter. Hong Kong, Canton, Swatow,
Glass, liquids, poisons, explosives and other Amoy and Foochow, via dangerous matters are excluded.
5 Postage on NewsPAPERS, MAGAZINES AND
Japan, via San Francisco...
5 PERIODICALS TO SUBSCRIBERS.
Mexico.... The postage rates on all newspaper and period. Norway and Sweden.. ical publications, mailed from a known office of Portugal, via Southampton... publication or news agency and addressed to reg. Russia, via England... ular subscribers or news agents, are as follows: On daily and weekly newspapers and period. Spain....
Shanghai, via San Francisco..
5 ical publications, and on newspapers and period, Switzerland icals issued oftener than once a week, two  Turkey, Syria, etc... cents for each pound or fraction thereof.
Venezuela, by American On newspapers and periodicals issued less fre
Packet quently than once a week, three (3] cents per Venezuela, by British Packet.
25 pound or fraction thereof.
West Indies, direct.
5 MONEY ORDERS.
do. (British), via St. Thomas or Havana..
13 Rates on money orders in U.S.: Not exceeding $15, ten cents; over $15 to $30, fifteen cents; The asterisk (*) indicates that the postage may be paid over $30 to $40, twenty cents; over $40 to $50, or not, at the option of the sender of the letter, twenty-five cents. No fractions of cents to be † The newspaper postage to Canada is the same as that introduced,
to any part of the United States. Money orders to Great Britain and Switzerland : Not exceeding Sro, twenty-five cents ;
Postal Cards TO FOREIGN COUNTRIES. over $10 to $20, fifty cents; over $20 to $30, sey. American postal cards may be sent for an addienty-five cents ; over $30 to $40, one dollar; over tional one-cent stamp to the following countries : $40 to $50, one dollar and twenty-five cents. Netherlands, Moldavia, Montenegro, Newfound
Money orders to Germany: Not exceeding $5, land, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Roumania, fifteen cents ; over $5 to $io, twenty-five cents; Russia, Servia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, over $10 to $20, fifty cents; over $20 to $30, sev- Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Egypt, Germany, enty-five cents ; over $30 to $40, one dollar; over Great Britain and Ireland, Greece, Greenland, $40 to $50, one dollar and twenty-five cents, Holland, France, Italy, Turkey and Wallachia.
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