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2 55 324 5.6 0.35 A.M. O YO. HEBREW CALENDAR FOR 1879. Tishri 10 Sept. 27 Yom Kippur. [Day of 5639. 1879,

Atonement.** Tcbeth 10 Jan. 5 Fast of Tebeth,

3 Ist Day of Succoth. Shebat 25 Sabbath and New Moon,

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8 Hoshaana Rabba, 15 Feb. 8 Chamisha Assar.

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18 Sabbath and New Moon. 11 Mar. 6 Fast of Esther,

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I Nov. 16 New Moon, 14 9 Purim Feast of Esther).

25 Dec. 10 ist Day of Chanuccah. Nissan 1 25 New Moon,

[Feast of Dedication.]

Tebeth 12 Apr. 5 Sabbath Hagadol.

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JO 25 Fast of Tebeth. 21 14 7th Day of Passover.* Iyar 24 New Moon.

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VENUS near the new moon, April 23.
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be tried on a large scale in Paris. The pendu. 17 July 8 Fast of Tamus.

lum is to weigh seven hundred pounds, and the Ab I 21 New Moon.

wire suspending it is to be about seventy yards 9 29 Fast of Ab. (Destruction long,

of the Temple.) Elul 1 Aug. 20 New Moon.

BEAUTY has little to do with engaging the love 5640.

of woman. The air, manner, tone, the conversaTishni 1 Sept. 18 Rosh Hashanah. [New tion, the something ihat interests, the something

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ward from Passyunk road and Eleventh street, Muckruton creek. See Darby creck. inclining to the west, and bending in the shape Muiberry creek flowed into the Minquas or of a hook into the marsh-land below Point Mingo near the Schuylkill. Breeze until Hollander's creek was reached. Paper-Mill run. See Wissahickon. The upper part of this stream after the junction Pegg's run (obliterated) ran a course which is was called Shakhanoning in a patent to Stille now mainly occupied by Willow street. One and others, 1678; Sheckhaming in a patent, 1695; branch commenced at Fairmount avenue west of Shackhemensen (Scull & Heap); Chichansink Fifteenth street, and then ran south-east nearly (Mellish). Schachachque means "strait," and to Vine; thence north-east above Callowhil! street Schachachquehne " a strait in a river."

and east of Tenth, where it was joined by a branch Mats Hay creek emptied into the Schuylkill on which rose west of Eleventh street between Green the east side, above its mouth, and is apparently street and Fairmount avenue. The united streams the same stream which on Lindstrom's map flowed eastwardly to the Delaware. This creek seems to be the western portion of Hollander's was called Cohoquinoque in a patent to Jurian crcek. It is on Holmes' map, but disappears Hartsfelder for the whole of the Northern Lib. entirely before the beginning of the present cen- erties in 1678. It was called Pegg's run after tury.

Daniel Pegs, an Englishman, who was the purilill creek rises in Montgomery county, runs chaser of Hartsfelder's land. On Scull & Heap's generally in a south-easterly direction, and emp- map it is called Cohoquenoque; on Hill's, Coties into the Schuylkill just below the Wood- hoquinoque. lands. It is called Nanganescy, the original Pennypack creek rises in Montgomery county, Indian name, in a patent to Yocum; Quarn crosses the township line of the laté Dublin creek (Swedish); Monson's Great Mill Fall (Up. | township, and enters the Delaware near the town land records): Millcreek (Holmes' map); Little of Holmesburg:-Duffeld's run and i shton run, Mill creek (Reed's map).

uniting with IVooden Bridge run, enter the Pen. Mill creek. See Cohocksink creek.

nypack near Rowland's paint-factory. --Sandy Mill creek. See Darby creek.

run enters into it north of the Oxford and Dub. Minnow run (obliterated) was composed of lin poor-house.--Cumly's run and Welsh run two branches, which united in the North-west flow into Paul's run, which joins the Pennypack (now Logan) Square. One branch rose west and below Verreeville. On Lindstrom's map this south of Bush Hill and cast of Nineteenth street, creek is called Pennishpaska, La Riviere de flowing south and crossing to the west side of Pennicpacka; by Campanius, Pennishpacha Kyl. Nineteenth, and entering the square below Vine In carly Swedish patents it is called Pemipacka. street. The other branch rose on the east side Holmes calls it Dublin creek, whilst in later of Bush Hill, about the line of Fifteenth street, maps it is called Pennypack and Pennepack, and coursed along the east side of that street, Heckewelder says that Pennypack means “ deep, and turning westwardly entered Logan Square dead water; water without much current. at Eighteenth street. These streams ihen flowed Perch creek Nows into the Schuylkill on the south, and were joined at Nineteenth and Cherry west side, above the Botanic Garden, and is so streets by a stream from Proad and Arch streets, called on Hill's map. and by two branches from Market street, one Pinneyes creck enters the Schuylkill north rising near Centre Square and the other at Six. of the Point Breeze gas-works, and was of conteenth street. The united streams crossed siderable size. Mr. Henry says that Piney or Twentieth street at Arch, Filbert street between Pinney in the Delaware language means “a place Twentieth and Twenty-first, and nearly reached to sleep." Market street, but made a curve west of Twenty- Poquessing creek rises in Montgomery county, first street, and emptied into the Schuylkill river crosses the north-west line of the late township at Arch street in a bay of some width. Minnow of Byberry, where it receives a branch which run was vacated by Act of Assembly some years Aowed mainly through Moreland. It there bends ago.

northward into the county of Bucks, again Minquas or Mingo creck intersects Kingsess southward, when it touches the township line, creek about halfway between Bow creek and the and flows south-east and south-west, forming the Schuylkill, and making a bend around the north- boundary-line of Byberry, and turning to the ern part of Sayamensing island, now obliterated south-cast enters the Delaware. - Bloody run || and subsequently considered a part of Province, empties into it at Carter's mill, Black Lake creek afterward State, island, emplies into the Schuyl. at Mechanicsville, and Gilbert's run about a kill nearly south of the intersection. It is sup- mile below.-Elivood's run and Wilson's run, posed to derive its name from the tribe of Indians which rise in Byberry township, unite to form called the Minquas, and was upon their route Byberry creek, which enters th Poquessing travel from the interior of Pennsylvania to the near the Red Lion tavern. --Colbert's run and Delaware.

Waltun's run unite and form Walton's creek, Moyamensing Kyl, which was the southern which flows into the Byberry. The latter meets boundary of Swanson's ground, is frequently the Poquessing within a mile of where it spoken of in old deeds and patents, but not enters the Delaware river. On Lindstrom's marked on old maps. It is believed to have been map this stream is called Pouquessinge, La a stream which entered the Delaware probably Riviere de Kakimon's. Mr. Henry defines between Reed and Dickinson strects. The word Kakamon's to be a name for the piké, so that Mayemensin means "a place of meeting or com- this was Pike creek; but Lindstrom also has ing together." It is said to have been given to upon his map Drake Kylen. La Riviere des the ground in the lower part of the city in con. Dragons, or Dragon river. Campanius calls it sequence of a meeting of Indians being held Drake Kylen. In a patent to Nicholas Moore it there in 1661, to propitiate the English for the is called Poetquessingh, and on Holmes' map murder of an Englishman.

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PLANETS.

MAY. MERCURY ($) will have its greatest eastern

Venus near the moon, May 24. clongation and may be looked for after sunset about March 29, July 26 and November 20, and The acid poison of the cobra is so active that its greatest western elongation and may

be one-fifth of a grain injected into a man's veins looked for just before sunrise, January 16, May would be sufficient to cause his death. 14 and September 8. Venus (9) will be evening star until September his plan of turning the ocean into the desert of

Captain Donald MACKENZIE is still agitating 23, and then morning star for the rest of the year, Sahara, portions of which are two hundred feet being most brilliant in the middle of August as

below the sea level. evening star, and in the last of October as morning star

A NEW astronomical periodical, edited by one Mars (cm) will be visible in the morning only of the astronomers of the Royal Observatory, during the first part of the year, and will begin Greenwich, made its first appearance April 20, to rise about sunset in November.

1877. Its title is The Observatory: A Monthly Jupiter (21) will be an evening star until Feb

Review of Astronomy. ruary 7, then a morning star for two or three months. It will rise about sunset in October, A BABE is a mother's anchor. and be visible in the evening for the rest of the

FRIENDSHIP often ends in love, but love in year.

friendship never. The astronomer Leverrier, who immortalized WHEN one eye is extinguished, the other behis name by his mathematical labors, which led comes more keen; when one hand is cut off, the to the discovery of a new planet and concen- other becomes more powerful : so, when our reatrated for a time upon himself the attention of son in human things is disturbed or destroyed, the astronomical world, after a protracted illness our view heavenward becomes more acute and died September 23, 1877.

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River's creek had its rise upon Manasonk America, engraved in England by Herman Moll island, at the mouth of the Schuylkill, and in 1715, and upon another of the possessions in emptied into the Delaware west of Holland- New France in 1920, the Schuylkill is called er's creek. It is so marked upon Scull & Heap's Perqucmuck and Perquemuk. map.

Ship brook or Ship run rises in the First ward, Rogue creek, marked on Scull & Heap's map, nearly north of the bend at the south-western empties into the Schuylkill opposite Province side of Hollander's creek, which latter runs into island.

the Back Channel near the western end of League Rosamond's creek flows into the Delaware just island. Ship's run is marked on Scull & Heap's above the bend of the Horseshoe. It rises in

map. Greenwich island, formerly Drufwe island, and Sneak creek. See Jonas' creek. derived its name from Martin Rosamond, an Tacony creck. See Frankford creek. Englishman, who resided on the Delaware in the Three creck rose south of Hollander's creek, jurisdiction of New Castle court. It was called and flowing nearly north entered the latter by the Indians Kikitchimius, meaning the "tree almost opposite the mouth of Dam creek. It or wood duck," which had its nest in trees. was composed of three small creeks, which

Schuylkill river is supposed to have been dis- joined. covered by Captain Hendrickson in the year Tiney creek, which flows into the Schuylkill a 1615, in the yacht Onrust (Restless). He be- short distance above the mouth, is so called by longed to Captain Mey's expedition, and was Scull & Heap. Hill calls it Sepecken, and it is assigned to the work of exploration of the so named on other maps since issued. streams in the neighborhood of the coast. On Walton's creek. See Poquessing creek. Hendrickson's map of his discoveries Fort von Wingohocking creck. See Frankford creek. Nassonene or Fort Nassau is marked, which must Wissahickon creek takes its rise in Monthave been placed there after Hendrickson's time. gomery county, flows generally to the south, There is an island op site the fort, but nothing bearing west, and enters the ylkill above like a river such as the Schuylkill is shown. It the Falls.-Cresheim creek, which rises in Montshould be understood that Fort Nassau was built gomery county, enters the Wissahickon at Liveby the Dutch, on the east side of the river, about zey's mill. It received its name from Cresheim, 1626. It is supposed to have been situated at in Germany, from which some of the original or near the present Timber creek, and therefore settlers of Germantown came.-- Paper Mill run nearly opposite the mouth of the Schuylkill river. rises near Mount Airy, flows to the south-west, Upon the map of Peter Lindstrom the Schuylkill and empties into the Wissahickon near the interis called Menejackse Kyl, or La Riviere de Men- section of Rittenhouse lane. There was once a cjackse. In the Linistrom map published by paper-mill there. Wissahickon is derived from the Pennsylvania Historical Society, accompany- Wissa mechan (" catfish”). On Holmes' map

it ing the History of New Sweden, by Israel Acre- is called Whitpaine's creek, after the name of lius, it appears as Meneyackse Kyl, or Schuyl- one of the original settlers with Penn. kill river. In the Lindstrom map given by Wissinoming creek rises near the old WheatThomas Campanius Holm this river is set down Sheaf tavern, on the Bustleton and Wheat-Sheaf as Skiar eller Linde river. The word “eller" turnpike, and flows south by cast. This stream

or," and this designation is therefore is called Sissimocksink by Mellish, Wissinoming Skiar river, or Skiar Kyl, or Linde river, Skiar by Ellet, and Little Wahank on Lindsay & Blakisseems to have been a method of spelling the

The name is derived from Wissachword which Acrelius renders Skookyl. In the gamen ("- a place where grapes are"). Swedish language skora means "to make a loud noise." Mr. M. S. Henry says that one of the

ANONYMOUS. Indian names of the Schuylkill was Lenn Bikbi, The following streams, which formerly existed or Lenni, which he derives from Bikbi ("a tree or now exist in Philadelphia, are not known to whose bark peels freely,” which is the case with have had names, although laid down on nearly the linden). He also calls it Lenni Bikunk ("a all maps : A run which extended from Eagle high place where houses are erected covered creek, and emptied into the Delaware opposite with linden bark") and Konk (“ a place or lo- the northern portion of Hog island; another run cality."). Lenni meant not only a “man" south-west of the latter, to Hog island; a stream "Indian," but also “common, plain, pure, un- which flowed into the Kingsessing from the north, mixed," sometimes "high." This would seem and emptied opposite Minquas island; five small to show the origin of the name Linde river, as runs emptying into the Schuylkill on the west laid down on the Lindstrom map. The river side between Inckhorne's creek and Botanic was sometimes called Manayunk, which is sup. creek; a run which flows into the Schuylkill posed to have been derived from Manasonk, the below the Baltimore Railroad bridge and north name of an island at the mouth of the river. of Perch creek; a small creek flowing through This word means “our place of drinking." Woodlands Cemetery between Mill creek and Heckewelder gives as one of the names of the Beaver creek; four runs emptying into the river Ganshewen (“it roareth"), or Ganschowe. Schuylkill on the west side between Market han, and Der rauschende Strohm ("* the stream street and the upper ferry; a run emptying into which maketh a noise"), which is similar in the Schuylkill on the west side above Fairmount meaning to the Swedish skora.

The name

bridge; a run emptying into the Schuylkill on Schuylkill is supposed to have been applied by the west side, which courses through the Zoothe Dutch, and is said to mean Schuyl (** hid. logical Garden; a run or brook which flows den ") and kill (“river")--the "hidden river, through Lansdowne glen, West Park; a run or because at its mouth the river is not plainly brook through Sweet-Brier valley; a visible to persons coming up the Delaware. brook through Belmont glen, emptying into the Upon a map of the British possessions in North Schuylkill near the Park offices; a run or brook

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JUNE.

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THE EPHEMERIS.

JUNE, THE Ephemeris for the present year gives, as Venus near the moon, June 22. heretofore, the day of the year, the day of the Remarkable conjunction of Mars and Saturn, month and day of the week, in civil time, ac- June 30. The planets will appear to touch each cording to which the day begins at midnight. other. Next are given the time of sunrise, the time before or after noon at which the sun's centre An interesting, paper, by Major Twining, is souths, and the time of sunset. The times of printed by the War Department, relating to the sunrise and sunset are in each case for the up. accuracy of chain and other measures of disper limb or edge of the sun, corrected for refrac- tances, and giving the results of a remeasure of tion. They are more accurate than usually found the Pacific railways. in popular almanacs, and will give the time with

An American astronomer, Geo. W. Hill, has sutficient accuracy for ordinary purposes. An or

had printed a creditable treatise on the motion dinary surveyor's level will give the horizon where

of the lunar perigee, depending upon the mean the upper edge of the sun should be at the time

motions of the sun and moon, and is engaged in given in the almanac. If the telescope of the other researches of the same nature, which are leveling instrument inverts, the upper edge will,

soon to be published. of course, be apparently the lower one. Next are given the times of rising, southing and setting of the moon's centre, and also its age, or

Associate with men of good judgment, for the number of days elapsed since new moon.

judgment is found in conversation, and we make Then follow the times of high and low water

another man's judgment ours by frequenting his for Philadelphia. Lastly is given a collection of company. interesting astronomical phenomena for the year. Mex who cherish for women the highest re

spect are seldom popular with the sex. . . . A due INTERESTING micrometrical observations of the respect for women leads to respectful action tocluster G. C. 1712 have been made at the Leip. ward them, and respect is mistaken by them for sic Observatory.

neglect or want of love.

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