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SEPTEMBER.

(1879.
MOON'S PHASES, Philadelphia.
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PHENOMENA.
THE SUN, THE MOON,

THE TIDES,
Philadelphia, Philadelphia.

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SEPTEMBER,

The generous heart should scorn a pleasure
VENUS near the new moon, Sept. 16.

which gives others pain. Jupiter ncar the moon, Sept. 27.

The happiest conversation is that of which

nothing is distinctly remembered but a general A PAPER showing the effect of temperature effect of pleasing impressions. upon the rates of chronometers is to be print. ed for the Navy Department at Washington.

WHEN a woman fancies herself slighted by

the man she loves, the first person who proposes Soap bubbles or films have lately been used by must be a clumsy wooer indeed is he does not physicists as a means of exhibiting the effects of carry her away. ione vibrations, giving beautiful and interesting experiments.

A vast deal of human sympathy runs along

the electric line of needlework, stretching from HOWZEAU has presented to science a list of the throne to the wicker chair of the humblest six thousand stars visible to the naked eye, seamstress. It is a token of healthy and gentle made by him while residing in the West Indies characteristics when women of high thoughts It is to be hoped that the list will be published. and accomplishments love to sew, as it makes SOME wine fifteen or sixteen hundred years

them at home with their own hearts. old has been analyzed by the chemist Berthelot, and found to contain about four and a half per

One may live as a conqueror, a king or magis.

trate, but he must die as a man. The bed of cent. of alcohol, and having, therefore, less

death brings every man to his pure individuality, strength than good cider.

to the intense contemplation of that deepest and AN account is given in the Astronomische most solemn of all relations--the relation be. Nachrichten of a very large meteor seen at tween the creature and his Creator. Here it is Helsingfors, April 29, 1877. Its head appeared that fame and renown must fail to assist us; that about the size of the full moon, and the trail left all external things must fail to aid us; that friends, behind was visible for two hours. The meteor affection and human love and devotedness canitself was visible for three or four seconds.

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February 26. American Institute of Mining injuries received, February 19, on Race st. near Engineers met at the rooms of the American Second. Coroner's jury found that the assault Philosophical Society.

upon him was committed by Dennis Haly, who February 27

Commencement of Philadelphia escaped. Dental College at Academy of Music.

March 16. Fire at the bedstead-factory of February 28 Annual commencement of Penn- Moyer, Tufts & Co., Richmond st. above Montsylvania College of Dental Surgery at the Acad- gomery av.

Loss $15,000. emy of Music.

March 21. Blasius Pistorius, tried for the murMarch 4.

William Douglass, formerly a po. der of Isaac Jacquette in Montgomery county, liceman, charged with the murder of Policeman July 24, 1875, was convicted of murder in the first George McGonigle at Frankford av. and Norris degree. The case was sent to Philadelphia for st., February 17, 1877, was found guilty of man- trial under change of venue, because it was alslaughter, and sentenced to seven years' impris- leged that Pistorius could not obtain a fair trial onment.

in Montgomery county. Pistorius was sentenced, - The centennial anniversary of the birth of April 13, to be hanged. Robert Emmet was celebrated by citizens of Irish Legislature of New Jersey and a portion of birth in Common Council chamber by an oration, Legislature of New York' visited the Permanent speeches, music, etc.

Exhibition. March 7. Covenant Reformed Episcopal March 25. Fire, which commenced at Fourth Church building, at Melon and Twellih sis., and Cherry sts., in the store of H. K. Wampole, dedicated.

extended nearly down 10 Arch st. Property Steamship North Point, from Port Antonio, was also set on fire by the sparks on Cherry st., Jamaica, for Philadelphia, loaded with bananas, Second st. and Frontst. Total loss $750,000. oranges and cocoanuts, the first vessel established March 26. The stockholders of the Pennsylof a steamship-line for carrying fruits to the city, vania Railroad Co. voted for directors. Upon was wrecked near the capes of Virginia, and the question whether the sum of $100,000 a proved a to loss.

month should be set aside from the earnings of March 9. Steamship Timor (British), Captain the company as a fund for the purchase of seRawton, 325 feet long, 2256 tons, sailed with a curities and stock in roads upon which the comcargo of twenty-six locomotives manufactured at

pany had leases or was involved by guarantees, the Baldwin Locomotive Works for the Russian the vote was taken upon the majority report of government.

a committee of stockholders in favor of the creaThirtieth annual commencement of the tion of the trust and a minority report in favor Hahnemann Institute at Association Hall. 48 of postponement for one year. The vote in favor graduates.

of the majority report was 375,299 shares; miMarch 11. Steamship Wickham (British), 280 nority, 105,885. Highest vote on ticket for direcfeet long, 1141 tons, sailed with cargo of sixteen tors (Thos. A. Scott), 479,266; lowest vote on locomotives manufactured at the Baldwin Loco- regular ticket, 420,029. motive Works for the Russian government.

Benedict Kolb died from the effects of Robert McAdam, aged 12, was shot and injuries received in a scuffle with A. J. Woodkilled by Charles Welsh, another boy, in Cam- ward at the Fifth and Sixth Street P. R. R. bria st., in consequence of a quarrel concerning dépôt. some candy.

April 7. New M. E. chapel, on West Park av. - Commencement of Hahnemann Medical Col

above Twentieth, opened. lege at the Academy of Music. 53 graduates. - New chapel of Girard College opened for

Supreme Court, in case of Perkins et al. vs. service. Slack et al., reversed the decision of the Court

April 13.

Steam dummy-cars, after a trial of of Common Pleas that City Councils were not about a year by the Market Street Railway Co., required to make an appropriation toward con- were withdrawn from service for the reason that structing the Public Buildings at the order of the the operation of the small number used was too Commission, and mandamused the city.

costly, and not because of failure in running, but -- The office of Prothonotary of the Supreme because the cost of the services of the number of Court was removed from the State-House Row to persons employed was as great as if twenty-five the new Public Buildings.

cars had been in operation. -- Bust of Gen. George G. Meade, in bronze, by April 14. Yearly meeting of the Society of J. H. Barclay, presented to the Historical Society Friends (Orthodox) commenced at the Twelfth of Pennsylvania.

st. mecting. March 12. Fifty-third annual commencement April 15. The selling price of gold dropped to of Jefferson Medical College at the Academy of 100' in currency, lowest point yet reached on the Music. 203 graduates.

road to resumption. Mexican League, to advance the interests

April 17:

General convention of representaof the Protestant Episcopal Church in Mexico, tives of cricket-clubs of the United States met at formed at the Holy Trinity Church,

the rooms of Penn Club, Eighth and Locust sts., Twenty-sixth annual commence organized in convention, and agreed upon laws ment of Women's Medical College at Association to control the game. Hall. 17 graduates.

April 18. Henry Nell, charged with the mur- Fifty-seventh annual commencement of Col. der of Henry Rommel, in May, 1877, at Sixth lege of Pharmacy at the Academy of Music. 99 st. and Montgomery av., was acquitted on the graduates.

ground of self-defence. March 15. Commencement of Medical School - Effie De Castro and Hattie Green, two young of University of Pennsylvania, 127 graduates. women, were burned to death at 1312 Wood st.,

March 16. Wm. H. Spiskey, foreman of fire. in consequence of their clothing being set on fire engine company No. 16, died from the effects of by a match lying on the floor.

March 14.

Tenth Month,]

OCTOBER

[1879.

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

d. . .
(Last Quarter 8 8 43 A.M.

D First Quarter 22 I 19 A.M
New Moon...15 10 9 A.M. O Full Moon..... 29 9 9 P.M.

PHENOMENA.

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

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6.5

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299 26 S

THE SUN, THE MOON,

THE TIDES,
Philadelphie. Phlladelphia.

Philadelphia.
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A.M.P.M. P.M. P.M. A.M A.M. A.M.P.M. A.M. | P.M.

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2 32 10 X 18 3 46 4 8,11 5 27.6.5 2.36 P.M. OO 278 58 6 0 34 5 378 23 3 21 II 719 4 30 4 53 11 49

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$gr. brilici. 304/31 F 16 28:16 17 4 585 38 o 29! 8 2 16 1 531 2 1819 16 9 37 6.4 111.59 A.M. SC. OCTOBER He that fears you present will hate you

absent. JUPITER near the moon,

The timid and weak are the most revengeful Saturn near the moon, Oct, 27.

and implacable.

That best portion of a good man's life, his The bright spot on Saturn by which Prof. little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness Hall determined its time of rotation was seen

and of love. also by Monckhosen at Gand.

The three things most difficult to do, are--to THE U. S. Naval Observatory by means of keep a secret, to forget an injury, and io make the electric telegraph drops a time-ball on the good use of leisure. main building of the Western Union Telegraph Money and time are the heaviest burdens of Company in New York, It is dropped at New life, and the unhappiest of all mortals are those York mean noon precisely.

who have more of either than they know how The results of mathematical investigation de. to use. pend upon the accuracy of premises as well as There are three modes of bearing the ills of logical results. This is evidenced by some recent life: by indifference, which is the most common; discussions relating to light. Relying upon cer. by philosophy, which is the most ostentatious; tain premises, mathematicians undertook to de- and by religion, which is the most effectual. clare that light is too coarse to render visible objects smaller than a certain size (one two WOMEN have more of what is termed good hundred thousandth of an inch). The micro- sense than men. They cannot reason wrong, for scopist thereupon went to work and measured they do not reason at all. They have fewer and rendered visible objects much smaller than pretensions, are less implicated in theories, and the assigned limit, and there appeared no diffi-judge of objects more from their immediate and culty in going still further in subdivision and involuntary impression on the mind, and thereobservation.

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April 21. William Kimball," the church-debt and nominated candidates for Governor, Lieuextinguisher," at the Second Presbyterian Church tenant-Governor, Secretary of Internal Affairs appealed to the congregation for the purpose of and Judge of Supreme Court. paying off the debt of the church, $75,000. May 8. Meeting of the Philadelphia Union Under his efforts a large sum of money was ob- Association of Universalists at the Church of our tained in subscriptions.

Saviour, corner of Twelfth and Dickinson sts. - Commemorative service of the one hun

May 9:

Philadelphia Conference of African dred and sixth anniversary of the organization M. E. Church met in Bethel Church, Sixth st. of the Society of Sons of St. George at their hall, above Lombard. Thirteenth and Arch sts, Services by Rev. W. Ma Fire at phosphate manufactory on Suddards, Rev. E. W. Appleton, D.D., and Venango st. near the Delaware river. Loss Rev. Wm. Bacon Stevens, D.D. Annual meet. $75,000. ing and banquet of the society at the hall - The Permanent International Exhibition reApril 23.

opened for the year. April 24,

Visit of President Hayes, Secretary May 12. Memorial M. E. Church, Eighth and Sherman, Secretary Schurz and Attorney-Gen Cumberland sts., dedicated. eral Devens to the city. Reception by Park Yearly meeting of the Society of Friends Commissioners at Horticultural Hall, review of commenced at the meeting-house Fifteenth and Schuylkill Navy, and reception in evening by Race sts. Union League. Next day, reception of the May 16. Iron steamship State of California President and members of his Cabinet at the launched from the ship-yard of Cramp & Sons. Commercial Exchange, and an excursion on the The ship was a three-decker, 320 feet long, of Delaware river on the steamboat Columbia, 2500 tons burden, and engines of 1700 horse

April 26. Reception of Mrs. Hayes by the power. ladies of Philadelphia at the Academy of Fine Hall of Moyamensing Lodge, No. 330, I. O. Arts, and visits by Mrs. Hayes to the Northern O. F., at Eighth and Reed sts., dedicated. Home, Girls' Normal School, Girard College, Fire at Southwark Cotton and Woolen Mills Women's Medical College, Educational Home of John Brown & Sons, Moyamensing av, and and School of Design for Women. The Presi. Moore st. Loss $42,000. dent visited factories, foundries, mills, etc., May 20. Annual regatta of the Delaware with a committee of the Industrial League. River Yacht Club. Course from Kaighn's Point

April 28. Austrian corvette Dandolo, 12 guns, to Chester buoy Race won by the Adelphi in arrived in the port.

3.15, said to be the quickest time ever made by a April 29.

The gallery of Pompeiian views sailing-yacht on the Delaware. deposited with Fairmount Park Commission by May 22, Fourth annual regatta of the SouthJohn Welsh opened to the public in the Art wark Yacht Club. Course from Washington st. Building, East Park.

wharf to Chester buoy and return. Yachts of April 30. George Kitchen, tried for the mur- the first class, prize won by the Spirit in 4.18; der of Simon Schmid at 1152 South Eleventh st., second class, by the Korbin in 4.24; third class, in August, 1874, was found guilty of murder in by the Lenoir in 4.38. the second degree, recommended to mercy, and May 23; Third annual regatta of the Quaker sentenced to imprisonment for five years,

City Yacht Club. Course from Kensington to May 4. Visit of the New York Coaching Club Chester and return. Prize for first-class boats in the coach " Tally-ho," from the Hotel Bruns- won by Minerva in 4.36; second-class, Lilie, in wick, New York city, to St. George's Hotel, 4.43; third-class, Bianca, in 5.01%. Philadelphia, estimated at ninety miles, in eleven

May 26.

Albert Armstrong, a seaman on hours and fifty-eight minutes, including stop-board the British ship James S. Wrighi, died pages. The party, on their return trip to New off South st. wharf from a fracture of the skull, York, left Monday, May 6, at 6 A.m., and ar- received during a mutiny on board the ship near rived in New York at 5.50 P.M.

Reedy Island. May 5._Central Presbyterian Church, Broad

May 28.

Corner-stone laid of chapel and exst. above Fairmount av., dedicated.

tension to Presbyterian Home for Widows and - Mass celebrated for the first time in the Single Women at Fifty-eighth and Woodland av. school-house of the Church of the Holy Family, May 29. Sanitarium for sick children at Point R. C., at Seventeenth and Stiles sts.

Airy opened for the summer season, May 6. Ridgway Library building and grounds,

Decoration-day. Graves of soldiers corner of Broad and Carpenter sts., were formally in the cemeteries of Philadelphia adorned with transferred to the Library Company of Philadel- flowers, and orations delivered. phia by Henry J. Williams, executor of the late

May 31.

Commencement of the seventy-sev. Rush.

enth ann versary exercises of the Union M. E. - The horse Bedford and his rider, Peter Mor- | Church, Fourth st. near Arch, during which a ris, killed at New Hunting Park course, North historical sermon and addresses were delivered. Broad st., in attempting to jump a hurdle.

New surgical ward for women of the Pres. – Transit of Mercury scientifically observed at byterian Hospital formally opened. the observatory of the Central High School. June 7. Paraffine-works of Dr. Farnsworth,

May 7. Complimentary dinner to D. J. Mor Schuylkill river above Race st , burned. Loss rell, commissioner to the Paris Exposition, at the $20,000. Continental Hotel.

June 8. Mrs. Ann Geistlich and her two chil-Ninety-fourth annual convention of the P. dren were found dead at their residence, 1337 E. Church, Diocese of Pennsylvania, assembled South Tenth st. Coroner's jury found that they at St. Andrew's Church.

were killed by the husband and father, Charles State convention of the National Geistlich, by the administration of chloroform. Greenback-Labor Party met at Concert Hall, Spring regatta of the Schuylkill Navy.

May 30.

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May 8.

(1879.

Eleventh Month,]

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d. A. m. ( Last Quarter 7

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D First Quarterzo 155 P.A.
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NOVEMBER.

How INTEREST EATS.-One of the causes of JUPITER near the moon, Nov. 20.

bankruptcy is that so few persons properly estiSaturn near the moon, Nov. 23.

mate the difference between a high and low rate of interest, and therefore often borrow money at

a ruinous rate that no legitimate business can Ir is found that oxygen in the liquid state has stand. Very few have figured on the difference the same density as water.

between six and eight per cent.

One dollar The number of asteroids discovered up to

loaned for one hundred years at six per cent., April, 1878, is one hundred and eighty-seven.

with the interest collected annually and added to

the principal, will amount to $340. At cight per The presence of sugar has been detected in cent, it amounts to $2203, or nearly seven times the petals of various flowers in considerable as much. At three per cent., the usual rate of quantity, varying from seven to one per cent. interest in England, it amounts to $19.25; whereas

The value of weather signals is acknowledged at ten per cent., which has been a very common by increased appropriations and increased inter

rate in the United States, it is $13,809, or about est in the subject, both in this country and in

seven hundred times as much. At twelve per Europe.

cent. it amounts to $84,075, or more than four

thousand times as much. At eighteen per cent. The satellites of Mars discovered by Prof.

it amounts to $15,145,007. At twenty-four per Hall are named Diemas, for the outer one, and

cent. (which we sometimes hear talked of) it Phobus for the inner, being each about six miles

reaches the enormous sum of $2,551,799,404. in diameter.

One hundred dollars borrowed at six per cent., Much attention is given by astronomers at with the interest compounded anmually, will the present time to double and variable stars, amount to $1842 in fifty years, while the same both on account of increased interest in every- one hundred dollars borrowed at eight per cent. thing that relates to the physical nature of the will amount to $46go in fifty years. One thousand heavenly bodies, and on account of the want of dollars at ten per cent., compounded, will run up means and outfit for more costly observations. to $117,390 in fifty years.

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