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June 29.

Course, Falls Bridge to Rockland Landing. June 26. Semi-annual commencement of Poly-
Pair-oared prize won by University crew, time technic College at St. George's Hall, 4 graduates.
11.20 ; double-sculls by Crescent Club, 10.12%; June 27: Geo. W. Stiles shot his wife, cut the
Four-oars by Crescent Club, 9.31.

throat of his five-year-old daughter, and cut his June ro. Sixth annual regatta of the Philadel- own throat, at 1434 Edgemont st. The child died. phia Yacht Club. Course from Shackamaxon st.

Western section of Brown st. riverwharf to Delanco and return. Prizes for first- market, on Delaware av., opened for business. class boats won by George Hoff and Mahlon H.

July 4.

At midnight of July 3 one hundred Thomas; second-class, Charles W. Meekie and and two strokes sounded on the State-House David H. Geary; third-class, Christian Farne bell; at noon of July 4 forty-eight strokes in and David H. Schuyler.

honor of the States and Territories. A dinner – First regatta of the Schuylkill Yacht Club. was given by George W. Childs to five hundred Course from Ellsworth st. wharf, Schuylkill, to and ninety newsboys at the Zoological Garden. Chester buoy and return. First-class prize won by July 10. Explosion at the blast-furnace of S. the T. B. Doyle ; second-class, the Bently; third- Robbins & Son, at Beach and Vienna sts., by class, the Vindex.

which seven persons were badly injured. John
June 13. Charles Link died from the effects | McChesney died. Two other men died subse-
of a stab received, June 8, at Shackamaxon and quently
Wildey sts. Coroner's jury found that it was re- Rifle-contest at Sænger Park between the
ceived at the hands of Joseph Flack, who was Norristown Rifle Club and the Keystone Rifle
tried September 25, and acquitted.

Club of Philadelphia. Eight men on each side,
Annual commencement of the Philadelphia ten shots each. Keystone, 342; Norristown,
Divinity School at the Church of Our Saviour, 339. Average, 4236. Time, one hour.
West Philadelphia. 4 graduates.

July 18.
Hottest day of the summer.

Ther-
June 14. One hundred and twenty-second an- mometer in the shade at the Exchange, 98 de-
nual commencement of the University of Penn- grees. In other places the thermometer showed
sylvania at the Academy of Music: 23 graduates 101 and 103 degrees in the shade. From ten to
in Department of Arts, 10 in Scientific School, twelve persons were prostrated by the heat.
and 23 in Law School.

July 29. Parade of German Odd Fellows, and
June 15. Corner-stone laid of new building of picnic at Schuetzen Park.
P. E. Church of the Redeemer at the north-east July 31. John Stevenson was killed in Cal.
corner of Front and Queen sts.

lowhill st. near Seventh by Wm. Mitchell, who
Annual regatta of the Schuylkill Navy. cut Stevenson's throat with a sickle. Mitch-
Prize for four-oared boats won by Crescent, time ell was tried for murder, September 28, and ac-
9.334 : for four pair oars by University: double quitted.
sculls and singlesculls by Crescent; four-oared gigs August 1. Destructive rain- and wind-storm,
by University; and six-oared barges by Crescent. with heavy thunder and lightning, commenced

June 18. Michael T. Moore, tried for the about a quarter before six o'clock P.M., and lasted voluntary manslaughter of Patrick White on about half an hour. Another storm commenced Twelfth st, near Sansom, in October, 1877, was about ten o'clock in the evening, and lasted about acquitted.

twenty minutes. About half-past ten a third - Stephen Ryan died at the Episcopal Hos- storm commenced, lasting two hours. Streets pital from lockjaw, the effects of a bite received were flooded, many cellars were filled with water at Second st. and Fairmount av. from a person and culverts bursted. Portions of the roof of unknown.

Machinery Hall and the Permanent Exhibition June 20. James Mack, tried for the murder building were blown off. Concert Hall, on Chestof Joseph Murray, by stabbing him with a bay. nut st., was flooded, and a considerable portion onet at National Guards' Hall, Race st. near of Wanamaker's dépôt-store broken in. The Sixth, on the 12th of June, 1877, was acquitted. lightning struck the Swedenborgian church in Joseph Hager, charged with participation in the Frankford, and Emmanuel P. È, and portions crime, was also acquitted.

of the towers of Zion P. E. and Broad Street BapAnnual commencement of the School of tist churches were blown down. The Colosseum Design for women at the Pennsylvania Academy market-house (iron building), Broad and Locust of Fine Arts. 18 graduates.

sts,, was struck by lightning. - Annual commencement of the Girls' Nor. New meeting-house of Roxborough Baptist mal School in the school-building at Seventeenth Church, on Ridge av., dedicated. and Spring Garden sts. 147 graduates.

Angust 4. Lightning struck a Methodist misJune 22, Annual regatta of the America Row- sion-tent at Diamond st. and Ridge av. Mary ing Club. Course from Callowhill st. bridge to N. Elfrey, a child, was killed, and three other Market st. bridge, on the Schuylkill, and re- children, besides some adults, were injured.

August 5. River-pirates attempting to rob the Mrs. Maria Johnson, colored, was killed by schooner L. Stillman of Great Egg Harbor, N. J., blows and a fall at 2248 Turner st. Coroner's anchored in the Delaware, were shot at by Capt. jury found that the violence was committed by James C. Fisher, master of the vessel. Charles Henry Cooper, also colored, who fled.

Anderson, one of the thieves, was killed, and John
June 24. Regatta of the Southwark Double Smith and Edward Wilson were wounded,
end Yacht Club. Course from Dickinson st. - New American Theatre, Chestnut st. above
wharf to Chester buoy and return. Prizes for Tenth, sold by the Sheriff for $75,000 to H. H.
the first class won by the Mitchell in 4.2112, and Morrell of New York.
the Spurt in 4.23 ; third class, by the D. H. August 13. Eighteenth anniversary of the or-
Schuyler in 4.09, and the Powell in 4.14%. ganization of the Gambrinus Association, com-

June 26. Semi-annual commencement of the posed of brewers and their employés. Parade
Central High School at Association Hall.

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DECEMBER.

le rich, be not elated; if poor, be not dejected. JUPITER near the moon, Dec. 18.

We are born crying, live complaining and dic Saturn near the moon, Dec. 20.

disappointed.

Everybody knows worse of himself than he

knows of other men. Some recent experiments for determining the velocity of sound give 1088 feet per second. He who is most slow in making a promise is PLANTÉ has devised a means of engraving

the most faithful in its performance. upon glass with a point of platinum charged The hatred of those who are the most nearly with electricity.

connected is often the most inveterate, RUHNKORF, whose name is given to the im

By communicating our griefs we have less ; by proved inductive coil for producing electric sparks communicating our pleasures we have more. of great length, and who was rewarded by the gov. It is only necessary to grow old to become ernment prize of fifty thousand francs, died Dec. more indulgent. I see few faults committed that 20, 1877.

I have not committed before. THE explosion of gun-cotton one thousand

The true art of being agreeable is rather to feet above the sea-level is found by Tyndall to make an eficient fog-signal tar surpassing any to bring entertainment to them.

appear to receive entertainment from others than other yet tried. The signals were distinctly heard twenty-five miles.

If you would be known and not know, vegeThe volatilization of metals by the electric tate in a village ; if you would know, though spark in vacuo has been successfully applied in you be not known, live in a city. the production of mirrors. The mirrors so pro- It is with narrow-souled people as with narduced are said to have a polish much superior to row-necked bottles-the less they have in them, that obtained in any other artificial process. the more noise they make in pouring it out.

teenber 8, 1878, 64.410.
indicted September vi at I
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September 25. Third annual m American Gynæcological Society co the hall of the College of Physicians

The division assessors for voti returned to the City Commissione Aumber of taxable inhabitants was increase upon the assessors' return 9262, and an increase over the list a the courts in 1877 of 17,559.

September 26. Sudden wind- and which blew down the wall of a Dar

August 15. Swimming-match between T. Butler, at Forty-fifth and Chestnut sts., carrying with it of Philadelphia and Robert Ward of New York, and severely injuring nine bricklayers who were from Bridesburg to Point Airy: distance five at work. miles. Won by Butler in 40 minutes.

September 26. Combination entertainment September 2. Ground broken for the building given by the members of the theatrical and of Eden M. E. Church, Lehigh av. below Fifth st. amusement professions in Philadelphia at the

- Charles Green, colored, died from the result Academy of Music for the benefit of the Southof a stab in the eye inflicted by John Hamilton ern sufferers from the yellow fever. Net receipts on the 8th of June. Hamilton was con ted, for the fund, $4803.43. October 31, of murder in the second degree. September 27. Mortuary chapel of St. Joseph's September

of establishment of the French Republic celebrated

Cathedral Cemetery dedicated.

„Rev. Arthur Penrhyn Stanley, D.D., Dean by French societies and French residents as of Westminster, arrived in Philadelphia, accoma holiday, and by a grand “ fête nationale at panied by George Grove, D.C.L., and Dr. Harper, Schuetzen Park.

and were the guests of Mr. George W. Childs. September 5. Stalls in new market-house, The Dean preached in St. James' P. E. Church, Frankford av. and Adams st., sold, and the mar- Twenty-second and Walnut, on Sunday the 29th. ket opened

October 1. One hundred and seventy-first September 8. Louis Le Blanc was killed at annual meeting of the Philadelphia Baptist AsNeill's Hall, Lombard st. between Thirteenth sociation commenced at the Fifth Baptist Church, and Broad, by being struck with a Rat-iron, corner of Eighteenth and Spring Garden sts. stabbed and beaten. Coroncr's jury found that October 2. Harry Huband, formerly flagman the dced was committed by Antonio Suarez, who on the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad at escaped.

the Broad st. intersection, was tried for manThe“ Cannstatter Volksfest," or "Harvest. slaughter in having, by neglect to give the danHome," commenced at Schuetzen Park and ger-signal, caused the death of Jacob G. Boyer, lasted until September 11. There were parades, police-officer, who was killed by the collision of speeches, dancing, and on the last day a grand a railroad-train with a Fifteenth Street Passenger distribution of fruits, flowers and refreshments, Railway car March 6, 1877. He was acquitted.

September 13. Arrival of the Russian steamer - The building of the dental department and Cimbria from Mount Desert Island, with officers medical laboratories of the University of Pennand sailors for the new war-steamers rebuilt for sylvania formally opened for use, and an address the Russian government, and renamed the Europe delivered by Dr. S. Wcir Mitchell. and America.

October 3.

International cricket-match at the Meeting of stockholders of Permanent Ex. grounds of the Germantown Cricket Club behibition Company: Report that the debt of tween the Australian cricketers and a select the company, which on October 1, 1877, was team of Philadelphia players. The game was $273,559-32, had been reduced tv $43,219.99. To closed on Saturday, while unfinished, by the meet this indebtedness the stockholders author-stumps being drawn. Score: Philadelphia, first ized a mortgage to be executed on the building. I innings. 196 ; second innings, 53; total,' 249. Admissions reported from July 28, 1878, to Sep- Australian, first innings, 150; second innings, tember 8, 1878, 64.410.

56 ; total, 206. Patrick Boyd died from the effects of a blow October 4. The Continental Telegraph Com. inflicted September i at Belton st. and Girard pany opened its line between Philadelphia and av., which the Coroner's jury found was done by New York. George Baisley.

Michael McBride, tried for the murder of New Delaware River Market, at the foot of his wife, May, in Wheat st. below Reed, on July Brown st., formally opened.

17, was found guilty of manslaughter, and senSeptember 14: John Gardiner was shot and tenced October 12 to imprisonment for two years killed in front of the Sailors' Home, Front above and six months. Lombard st. Coroner's jury found that the act October 5. Second annual regatta of the Fairwas committed by Walter McDonald, who was mount Rowing Association on the Schuylkill tried November 4, and acquitted.

river, over the National Course. Prize for single September 15. Corner-stone laid of Ann Street shells won by C. Hamilton in un minutes 11 Gospel Mission Chapel, north-east corner of Jas- seconds; single shells, J. Schnall, 14 minutes 46% per and Ann sts.

seconds; double sculls, W. Tapper and C. Reitze, September 19. Plymouth Congregational | 12 minutes 37%4 seconds; four-oared barges, FairChurch, Nineteenth and Master sts., reconsti- mount, 14 minutes 10 seconds ; six-oared barges, tuted as North-west Presbyterian Church. Washington, 10 minutes 43%4 seconds. September 24,

Trial-trip of Russian govern- - Fall regatta of the American Rowing Club ment steamship Europe, formerly the State of on the Schuylkill river below the dam, from Cal. California.

lowhill st. bridge to Chestnut st. bridge and September 25. Third annual meeting of the return-estimated two miles. Prize for single American Gynæcological Society commenced at sculls won by W. Wood; four-oared barges, Atthe hall of the College of Physicians.

lantic, 18 minutes 52 seconds; six-oared barges, The division assessors for voting purposes Belmont, 15 minutes 26 seconds; double outreturned to the City Commissioners that the riggers, won by the Eddie; single shell match, number of taxable inhabitants was 189,640-an three miles, J. Mcek, 12 minutes 42 seconds. increase upon the assessors' returns of 1877 of - The Judges of the Court of Common Pleas 9262, and an increase over the list as purged by commenced the work of purging the voting-lists, the courts in 1877 of 17,559.

and concluded November 1, having in that time September 26.' Sudden wind- and rain-storm, struck off 15,235 names. which blew down the wall of a new brick house October 6. Hermann Metlitz was killed at

razor.

Oxford and Warnock sts. by being cut with a Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Pens

Coroner's jury found that the deed was sylvania commenced at the Tabernacle Presby. committed by John Fields, and that William terian Church, Broad st. above Chestnut. Fisher, Harvey Fisher and Lewis Cornish were November 3. Corner-stone laid of R. C. Con accessories bezore the fact.

vent of the Good Shepherd, Silverton av, and October 7. Free drawing-schools of the Spring Thirty-fifth st. Garden Institute formally opened at Broad and

- Ice-house of Knickerbocker Ice Company, Spring Garden sts.

Schuylkill river above Manayunk, burnt down. October 12. Hero Glass-works of W. A. Lea- Loss $35,000. vitt, at Aramingo, Cedar, Gaul and Adam sts., November 5. General election, with following destroyed by fire. Loss $60,000.

results : For Governor : Henry M. Hoyt Rep. October 17: Corner-stone laid of Eden M. E. 70.099; A, H. Dill (Dem.), 53,755; S. R. Masun Church, Lehigh av, near Fifth st.

(Greenb. L.), 3211. Lieutenant Governor: C - Ninetieth annual session of the Presbyterian W. Stone (Rep.), 69,979; J. W. Fertig (Dem... Synod of Philadelphia commenced in the First 53,438 ; M. Steck (Greenb. L.), 3293. Judge of Church, Germantown.

Supreme Court: J. P. Sterrett (Rep.), P,345 October 19.

Fall review of Schuylkill Navy. H. P. Ross (Dem.), 52,579 ; D. Agnew Greenb. ()ctober 20. Roman Catholic Church of St. L.), 4213. Secretary of Internal Affairs: A Agatha, Spring Garden and Thirty-eighth sts., K. Dunkel (Rep.), 69,500; J. S. Africa (Dem.), dedicated.

53,501; J. L. Wright (Greenb. L.), 3403. ReOctober 21. New freight-station of the Penn- corder of Deeds : L. Wagner (Rep.), 69,377; M sylvania Railroad Company opened at Thirty- Nisbet (Dem.), 53,172; H. L. Sinexon (Greenb. first and Market sts.

L.), 3364. Clerk of Court of Quarter Sessions: October 22. Steamship No. 203, built for the Geo. Truman (Rep.), 71,089; W. D. Kendricks Russian government as a war-vessel, and in- (Dem.), 52,474; J. Dunn (Greenb. L.), 3404 tended to be named the America, launched from City Commissioners: W. S. Douglass (Rep.), the ship-yard of Cramp & Sons.

63.953; D. Martin (Rep.), 69,814; J. C. Me October 23,

Great cyclone and wind-storm, Menamin (Dem.), 50,372; F. P. Haggerty (Dem.), accompanied with rain, during which the velocity 49,134 : J. H. Goldbeck (Greenb. L.), 4313: H. of the wind was from 49 to 72 miles per hour. B. Williams (Greenb. L.), 2707. Judges Court linmense damage was done to buildings of all of Common Pleas: J. I. C. Hare, 122,933; M. kinds. More than four hundred dwellings were R. Thayer, 125,318. Judges of Orphans' Court: unroofed, and more than a hundred other build- W. N. Ashman, 125,538; C. B. Penrose, 125,381. ings partly injured and demolished. There was - Patrick Ryan was shot and killed near Ninth a great flood in the “Neck,” which submerged and McKean sts., by William Selby, a policethe whole territory below Mifflin st. from the officer. Delaware to the Schuylkill. Vessels at the Edward Shippen School-House, Cherry wharves were torn loose from their moorings st. above Nineteenth, destroyed by fire. Loss and set adrift; the loss of life was about ten per- $15,000. sons, and from twenty-five to thirty were injured. November 8. Benjamin Hunter, Camden, senAmong the properties destroyed were the old tenced to be hanged January 10, 1879 ship-house at the Navy-yard, the old red bridge - Yellow-Fever Commitice closed their busiat the Falls of Schuylkill. Steeples of churches : ness and adjourned sine die. Receipts $132,082.72. Walnut Street Presbyterian and First Baptist, Money was also forwarded by the R. C. ArcbWest Philadelphia: North Baptist, Eighth st. bishop and P. E. Bishop of the Diocese; also by above Master; St. John's Methodisi Episcopal, G. L. of F. A. M. and 1. 0. 0. F., amounting to Third st, and Girard av., blown down; Christ Prot- several thousand dollars. estant Episcopal Church, Germantown, entirely November 9. Fire at ice-house of Bergner & demolished. Freight-dépot at West Philadelphia, Engel's brewery, Thirty-second and Thompson and Tenth and Eleventh Street Passenger Rail- sts, Loss $150,000. way dépôt at Susquehanna av, and Twelfth st., November 12. Fire at chair-factory and seriously injured, school-houses, dépôts, manu- lumber-yard of Hutchinson, Nichols & Co., factories, etc., injured in various ways. The American st. above Susquehanna av. Loss pecuniary loss was very heavy, but was beyond $10,000. The means of satisfactory estimate.

- Grand Army day at the Permanent ExbibiOctober 24

Anmal meeting of the elder- tion; a parade, speeches, etc. ship of the Church of God commenced at November 14. Rifle-shooting contest at SanUnion Bethel, corner of Germantown av. and ger Park between Keystone Rifle Club of PhilaBerks st.

delphia and Norristown Rifle Club, 100 yards, October 26, George W. Styles, charged with off hand. Score: Norristown, 354; Keystone, the murder of his daughter Lily, a child, at his 345 house, Edgemont st., June 27, 1878, was acquitted November 18. Assessment of 1878 returned to on the ground of insanity,

Councils by Board of Revision of Taxes : Real October 29

Unitarian General Convention of estate, $520,539,972; personal estate, $8,069,892; the t'nited States commenced at First Unitarian total, $534,609,664. Same day City Controller Church, corner of Locust and Tenth sts.

sent in annual statement, showing that total - Daniel Archer was killed by being struck estimated liabilities of city for 1879 would be on the head with a pitcher in a saloon at Tenth $27,042,362.66, and that total amount necessary st below Callowhill Coroner's jury found that to be raised by taxation, if all outstanding war. the deed was committed by a variety-actor, Au. rants are to be covered, would be $18,421,338.97, test F. Boyle, alias Harry G. Richmond, his or, excluding any provision for outstanding war.

rants, the amount to be raised by laxation in 1879 ktober se Fourth annual convention of the would be $7,627,901.97.

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PHILADELPHIA NECROLOGY, 1877-78. Hagner, Charles V., manufacturer, July 18,

aged 82 years. (Where no year is mentioned, the death took place

Hamilton, James, marine-painter, at San Franin 1878. Lise closed Nov. 20, 1878.)

cisco, March 12. Aertsen, John P., secretary Huntingdon and Hemphill, Thomas J., formerly manager Arch Broad Top R. R. Co., Sept. 21, aged 76 years.

Street and Walnut Street Theatres, April 23, Atlee, Washington L., physician, surgeon aged 60 years. and medical author, Sept. 7, aged 70 years. Hockley, John, formerly cashier of Bank of

Augustin, Jas. E.,caterer, April 13,aged 61 years. North America, June 13, aged 80 years.

Baker, William C., manufacturer of gas-fix- Hood, Samuel, retired merchant, Aug. 15, tures, April 9, aged 47 years.

aged 89 years. Barker, Geo. T., professor dental surgery, Huddell, Joseph, comptroller of Philadelphia, Jan, 10, aged 42 years.

Wilmington and Baltimore R. R. Co., Aug. 22, Barnes, Rev. Albert Henry, author and journal- aged 70 years, ist, May 6, aged 53 years.

Leidy, Asher S., formerly colonel of the ggth Brearly, Wm. A., deputy register of wills, Regina Vu, July 6, aged 8 years. Aug. 23, aged 37 years.

Luff barry, Andrew, boat-builder, May 10, aged Bregy, F. Amadée, professor of French in the 85 years. University of Pennsylvania, Dec. 31. 1877, aged Marseilles, Peter, formerly hatter and shoc67 years.

dealer, April 21, aged 84 years 5 months. Brewster, Jos. S., lawyer, Oct. 26, aged 72 years. Maule, Israel, lumber-merchant, April 21, aged

Brooks, Elbridge G., D. D., pastor of Univer- 58 years. salist Church of Messiah, April 8, aged 61 years. McAllister, John, Jr., formerly optician, anti

Brown, Henry Armitt, lawyer and orator, Aug. quarian scholar, Dec. 17, 1877, aged 91 years, 22, aged 33 years,

McConomy, Rev. Augustus J., R. C. clergyBrown, J. G. L., printer and journalist, pro- man, formerly chancellor of the diocese, July 7, prietor of Lady's Book, and formerly coroner, aged 48 years. May 12, aged 53 years.

Mecks, W. Ni, professor of belles-lettres CenBrown, Moses, formerly merchant, May 12, tral High-School, Nov. 19, aged 30 years. aged 84 years

Mickley, Joseph J., numismatist and antiquaBucknor, Archimedes J., formerly tobacco- rian, Feb. 16, aged 78 years. merchant, Dec. 13, 1877, aged 73 years.

Millin, Lloyd, formerly in Bank of United Bunting, Samuel, wholesale auctioneer, Oct. States, aged 93 years. 21, aged 50 years.

Miller, John, formerly city postmaster, Jan. Butler, Jonathan H., school-book publisher, 30, aged 65 years, March 10, aged 72 years.

Moore, Bloomfield H., paper-manufacturer, Cahill, Thos. E, president of Knickerbocker July 5, aged 6 years. Ice Co., Aug. 9, aged 50 years.

Murton, Rev. Algernon S., rector Church of Castle, James H., lawyer, president Board of Holy Comforter (P. E.), March 25. Revision of Taxes, March 12, aged 70 years. Nagle, David A., State senator, March 18,

Coleman, George Dawson, iron-master, Sept. aged 41 years. 9, aged 53 years.

Nathans, Nathan, lawyer, formerly member Devereux, James, retired merchant, Oct. 5, of Legislature, Dec. 21, 1877, aged 79 years. aged 75 years

O'Brien, Dennis W., judge of Orphans' Court, Disston, Henry, manufacturer, founder Key- Jan. 24, aged 59 years. stone Saw-Works, March 11, aged 58 years. Patterson, Morris, formerly wholesale grocer,

Dwight, Thomas Bradford, ex-judge Orphans' Oct. 23, aged 69 years. Court, Aug. 31, at Andover, Mass., aged 40 years. Potter, Thomas, manufacturer of oil-cloths,

Eastman, Thomas, printer and editor, June president of City Bank, Sept, 29, aged 59 years, 30, aged 82 years,

Powers, Thos. H., senior of Powers & WeightElkinton, Geo. M., soap and candle manufac- man, manufacturing chemists, Nov. 20, in bis turer, Sept. 21, aged 80 years.

67th year. Ellis, Richard, formerly clerk of Orphans' Rupp, Isaac Daniel, historical writer, May 31, Court, Feb. 28, aged 66 years.

aged 74 years. Fell, J. Gillingham, coal-miner and shipper, Smith, Francis Gurney, M. D., professor of a leading citizen, Oct. 26, aged 61 years. medicine Pennsylvania University, April 6,

Fredericks, William S., comedian, Feb. 13, aged 60 years. aged 79 years,

Snowden, James Ross, formerly State treasFritz, Peter, marble-worker, brevet brigadier urer, director U.S. Mint, prothonotary Supreme general U. S. Volunteers, Past Grand Master of Court of Pennsylvania, March 21, aged 68 years. Grand Lodge of F. A. M. and I. 0. 0. F. of Stowardson, Thomas, M. D:, formerly practiPennsylvania, Aug. 8, aged 78 years.

cing physician, June 30, aged 2 years. Fuguet, Stephen, importer of cigars, Dec. 28, Tryon, Geo. W., gunsmith, Márch 23, aged 87 1877, aged 83 years,

years, Graff, Charles H., stock-broker, Aug. 5, aged Welsh, William, merchant, president of Board 58 years.

of City Trusts, Feb. 11, aged 70 years, Greene, Enoch W. C., publisher Sunday Tran- Whitaker, Robert, cotton manufacturer, Aug. script, Dec. 27, 1877, aged 49 years.

23, aged 80 years. Griffiths, Charles M., Mi D., physician and Wiegand, John, president Western Savings surgeon, Aug. 23, aged 79 years.

Fund Society, Jan. 25, aged 78 years. Griffits, Wm. Fishbourne, merchant, presi- Zeigler, George K., merchant and importer, dent of the Philadelphia Dispensary, Aug. 28, president of Bank of Commerce, Sept. i, aged aged 81 years.

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