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OCTOBER

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THE TIDES,
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5.5 34 8 55 I 54 6 48 2 2 49 3 14 10 8 10 33 6.5 6.41 P.M. Altair S. 281: 7 Th 6 3 12 21 5 32 10 6 2 53 7 38 3 3 39 4 6 10 58 11 25 6.5 1 5.00 A.M.8 40. 282 8F 6 4 12 38 5 31 11 13 3 54 8 36 4 4 33 5 0 11 52 6.4 8.11 P.M. O. @ Ophin 283 95 6

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3 47 10 6 3 27 11 II 23 11 48 6 16 6 4215-7 | 11.59 P.M. \ S. 6 12 14 325 19 4 15 10 52 4 33 12

0 12 7 7 7 31 5.8 6.24 P.M. | sets. 291 17 8 6 13 14 44 5 17 4 44 II 39 5 38 13

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54 7 53 8 13 6.1 6.13 A.M. Ó 2 C. 292 18 M 6 14 14 555 16 5 16. A.M. 6 43 14 I 151 1 341 8 34 8 53 6.2 7.00 A.M. 8 ho. 293 19 Tu 6 16 15 6 5 14 5 51 O 27 7 46 15 I 56 2 17 9 15 9 36 6.4 10.02 P.M. 6. § Arietis. 294 20 W 617 15 16 5 13 I 16 8 47 16 2 39 3 1958 10 20 6.5 9.48 P.M. Pol, rises. 295 21 Th 6 18115 25 5 12 7. 16 6 9 44 171 3 23 3 45 10 4211

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NOTHING is given so profusely as advice. (9) VENUS Evening Star during this month. If men wish to be held in esteem, they must

(21) Jupiter near the Moon in the evening of associate with those only who are estimable. the 16th.

A CHRISTIAN in this world is but gold in the

ore. At death the pure gold is melted out and Mimas, a very faint satellite of Saturn, has separated, and the dross cast away and conbeen seen at Providence, R. I., with an 8-inch sumed. Clark refractor, and also at Madras with a 6

People of gloomy, uncheerful imaginations or inch Dolland refractor.

of envious, malignant tempers, whatever kind of BOUSSINGAULT has analyzed the milk from the

life they are engaged in, will discover their natcow tree of South America. He finds the com

ural tincture of mind in all their thoughts, words

and actions. position more like cream than milk, containing,

, the . The plays of natural lively children are the portions different from those of milk. The milk | infancy of art. Children live in the world of im. is considered very fattening, which might be in- agination and feeling. They invest the most inferred from its composition.

significant object with any form they please, and

sce in it whatever they wish to sce. Dr. NEWCOMB, superintendent of the Nauti. cal Almanac, is engaged, under an appropria- Charity is a universal duty which it is in tion of Congress, in measuring the velocity of every man's power sometimes to practice, since light, which, with the aberration constant now every degree of assistance given to another upon being determined at Pulkova, will give a means proper motives is an act of charity; and there is of obtaining the sun's distance from the earth, scarcely any man in such a state of imbecility as to be compared with that determined by other that he may not, on some occasion, benefit his methods.

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April 7:

corner of Fourth and Race, building occupied by tried and convicted June 7 of murder in the A. W. Stuart & Sons, blank-book sellers and first degree: sentenced, June 9, to be hanged. printers, was partially destroyed, and upon Race He took poison in the court - room, and died street. Nos. 402, 404 and 406, formerly occu- June 10, pied by Thackara, Buck & Co., Nos. 408, 410 May 6. Josephine S. Irvin shot and killed at and 412 occupied by Whittal, Tatum & Co., 218 South Eighth st. by D. F. Sullivan, who, on glassware, Fruh's saloon, No. 414, Hover's ink- June 20, was found guilty of murder in the first manufactory, were destroyed, and other prop. degree. erty in the neighborhood injured. Loss, $800,000. Particular Synod of the Reformed Church Albert Fruh was killed and Fred Fruh severely of America met at First Reformed Church, corinjured, and three firemen were also injured. ner of Seventh and Spring Garden sts,

The Centennial Board of Finance May io. Formal opening, for the year 1879-80, gave notice of a distribution of remaining assets of the Permanent Exhibition, with speeches, equal to sixty cents per share, which, with $1.75 music, etc. previously declared, made the dividend, up to May 11. Brewery of Sebastian Nagle, Paoli av., ihat time, $2.35 upon $10 paid.

Roxborough, destroyed by fire. Loss, $21,000. April 8. Annual convention of Tanners' As

Nay 12. Yearly Mecting of the Society of sociation of Pennsylvania at the Board of Trade Friends commenced at the meeting-house, Race rooms, Mercantile Library building.

and Fifteenth sts. April 10. Complimentary dinner at St. George's May 15. The directors of the Philadelphia Hotel to Prof. Samuel D. Gross, by the medical and Reading Railroad Company announced that profession of the United States, in honor of the they had leased for a period of 999 years the expiration of the fiftieth year of his practice as North Pennsylvania Railroad to Bethlehem, with a physician and surgeon.

its connections, and the Bound Brook Railroad April 12. William C. Martin, real-estate agent to New York, lease to date from May 1, 1879. and broker, died from the effects of wounds May 20. The corporate rights, railway tracks caused by his being assaulted in his own office, and property of the West End Passenger RailFifth se.' below Spruce, on April 5. Coroner's way Company, in West Philadelphia, sold at jury found the deed was committed by some auction for $7600, subject to a mortgage of person unknown.

$150,000. Reception of Gov. Hoyt by the Penn Club, May 21. Eighth annual convention of PassenApril 13. New steamship Belgenland, of the ger Railroad Conductors' Life Insurance ComRed Star line, arrived on her first trip from pany of the United States commenced at the Antwerp. Dimensions, 416 feet in length, 40 Girard House. feet beam, 32 feet 8 inches depth of hold, and a One hundred and twenty-ninth anniversary capacity of 3700 tons.

of the birth of Stephen Girard celebrated at April 14. St. George's P. E. Church, Card- Girard College ; 4000 persons present. ington, West Philadelphia, consecrated.

Annual conference of the Philadelphia and April 15. Grand Lodge of the United States of Baltimore A. M. E. Zion connection of America the Order of the Sons of St. George commenced commenced at Wesley Zion Church, Lombard st. its annual session at St. George's Hall.

below Sixth. April 16. Reception of Gov. Høyt by the

May 23. Reddy" Dever, who for more Union League

than seven years had been a fugitive from justice, April 18. Industrial Art Building, Broad st. tried for the murder of Joseph Chase, a colored above Vine, opened for the first time by Downey man, at Emeline and Eighth sis., October 10, 1871, and Clarke in a walking-match.

and acquitted. Audience-room of Mantua Baptist Church, May 26. Sixty-sixth anniversary of infantry Fortieth st. and Silverton av., dedicated,

battalion State Fencibles, and reception of the April 20, One hundred and seventh anniver- Centennial Legion of the United States, at Persary of the institution of the Sociсty of the Sons manent Exhibition Building, of St. George of Philadelphia celebrated at St. Annual regatta of the Southwark Yacht George's Hall by religious services.

Club. Prizes : First class won by yachts LitwApril 21. First bench-show of the Philadel- rence and Maud; second class, Emma and S. H. phia Kennel Club at Industrial Art Building, Oliver; third class, Thomas Ledyard and Hugh North Broad st.

Boyle. April 23. Sibson T. Hill died at Pennsylvania May 27. Meeting of persons interested in the Hospital from the effects of beating and shots drug irade at the College of Pharmacy. " Trade received April 4 in Eighteenth st. below Walnut. 4

Association of Philadelphia Druggists” formed. Coroner's jury found that the assault was com- May 28. One hundredth anniversary of the mitted by William H, Nickins, who escaped. He birth of Thomas Moore, the Irish poet, celesurren red hiinself June 19

rat at the Academy of Music. April 27. Messiah Lutheran Church, Six- May 29. Meeting of retail tobacco-dealers at teenth and Jefferson sts., erected and in use for Fox's Theatre. "Tobacco-Dealers' Protective some years, and now considered finished, for- | Association" formed. mally dedicated.

May 30. Decoration - Day; celebrated with April 28. Annual convention of First Protest. great spirit. ant United Evangelical Church in America com- June 2. The auditorium of Concert Hall, menced at hall, corner of Fourth and Green sts. Chestnut st. above Twelfth, which had been used

May 6. Ninety-fifth annual convention of the for concerts, lectures and exhibitions since FebP. E. Church in the diocese of Pennsylvania ruary 12, 1853, demolished; the building underassembled at the Church of the Epiphany. went alterations for other purposes.

Mrs. Susan Irwin murdered at 631 Fitz- Free Sanitarium for sick children, at Point water st. by Edward Parr, her father, who was Airy, opened. During the season a large num(1880.

Eleventh Month,]

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

d. h. m.
New Moon... 2 10 54 A.M.

Full Moon .... 16 3 39 P.M.
First Quarter 9

(Last Quarter24 8 55 P.M.

3 19 A.M.

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THE TIDES,
Philadelphia. Philadelphia.

Philadelphia.
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High Tide.
Low Tide.

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P.M A.M.P.M. .m.m. s.h.m. 4. m. h. m. h. m. d. h. m. k. m. A. m. h. .

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5.53 P.M. sets. 309 4 Th 6 34 16 18 4 54 8 58 1 421 6 25 2

2 35 3 3 9 54 10 22 6.4 4.00 A.M. gr. el. E 5 F 6 35 16 15 4 53 10 2 46 7 30 3 3 31 3 59 10 50 11 18.6.5 10.32 P.M. Sir rises. 311 6 S 6 36 16 12 4 52 10 58 3 47 8 41 4 4 27 4 54 11 40 6.5 6.20 P.M. OC. o Sag. 312 7

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6.17 A.M. rises, Tu 6 39 15 58 4 49 O 54 6 29 AM 7 7 3 7 30

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7.41 P.M. Mark S. 315 10 W 6 40 15 52 4 48 I 24 7 17 O 13 7 59

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3 18 5.6 1.12 A.M. Hrises. 316 11 Th 6 42 15 45 4 47 1 52 8 3 1 20 9

8 58 9 27 3 47 4 17,5.4 9.15 P.M. 2 S. 317 12 F 6 43 15 37 4 46 2 18 8 49

2 25 10 9 54 10 21 4 46 5 13 5.3 10.01 P.M. hs. 318 13 S 6 44 15 28 46 2 46 9 34

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O 49 8 29 16 2 15 7 37 9 34 9 566.41 7 54 P.M. Pol. rises. 324 19 F

6 51 14 17 4 41 6 53 1 39 9 17 17 3 0 3 22 10 19 10 41 6.5 7.35 P.M. 06. A Gem. 325:20 S 6 52 14

7 49 2 28 9 59 18 3 434 4 11 2 11 23 6.5 10.40 P.M. S. 326 21 S 6 53 13 47 4 40

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6 52 1 22 5 8 16. 30 P.M. Ở ? (. NOVEMBER.

PROVIDENCK has given us hope and sleep as a (8) MERCURY sets about one hour after the compensation for the many cares of life. Sun on the 3d.

The Scriptures teach us the best way of liv(9) Venus Evening Star; near the Moon on ing, the noblest way of suffering, and the most the 4th.

comfortable way of dying. Prof. Hall, of the Washington Observatory, talk little, to hear much, to reflect alone upon

The best rules to form a young man are-to has published a very useful and complete paper what has passed in company, to distrust one's on the determination of the stellar parallax. It is published in the Analyst, March, 1879.

own opinions and value others that deserve it.

It is in the relaxation of security, it is in the Mr. Christie has given in the Monthly No- expansion of prosperity, it is in the hour of dila. tices R. A. S., vol. xxxviii., No. 9, an interest. tation of the heari, and of its softening into fesing statement of the results of some observations tivity and pleasure, that the real character of made on a number of stars at the Greenwich Ob- men is discerned. servatory with the spectroscope for the determi. nation of their velocity of inotion from or toward

Quick is the succession of human events. The the observer,

cares of to-day are seldom the cares of to-mor

row, and when we lie down at night we may Books are a guide in youth and an entertain safely say to most of our troubles, "Ye have ment for age. They support us under solitude,

done your worst, and we shall mcet no more.' and keep us from becoming a burden to ourselves Such are the vicissitudes of the world through They help us to forget the crossness of men and all its parts that day and night, labor and rest, things, compose our cares and our passions, and hurry and retirement, endear each other; such lay our disappointments asleep. When we are are the changes that keep the mind in action. weary of the living we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride or de- tiated :

We desire, we pursue, we obtain, we are sa

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ber of children and other persons participated in 10.48; four - oared gigs, College Club, 10.35; the benefits of the institution-namely, infants single shells, Pennsylvania Club, 10.47. and children under five years of age in the great. June 14. Stockholders of the North Pennsylest number; also many children over five and vania Railroad Company at special meeting rat. under ten years of age; some over ten years of

ified lease of franchises and property of company age, together with adults.

to Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Company June 3: United States frigate Constitution ar- for 999 years rived with goods of the exhibitors at the Paris Steamship Wanderer, for New Orleans and Exposition, after a voyage of 138 days since leave Havana line, launched from shipyard of Birely, ing Havre, France, the delay being caused by Hillman & Streaker. the vessel's running aground in the English

June 16.

Seventh annual regatta of the PhilaChannel and by the loss of her rudder in the Bay delphii Yacht Club. Course from Shackamaxon of Biscay.

st. wharf to Delanco and return, twenty-eight - Corner - stone of new building of Christ miles, Prizes, first class, won by Willie Kleinz Church (P. E.), Germantown, laid.

and Anna, time 2.37 and 2.43 ; second class; June 6, Corner-stone of the Asylum for the Enchantress and Abel, time 2.35 and 2.42; third Aged and Infirm of the Evangelical Lutheran class, Crawford and Flick, 2.17 and 2.1814 Church laid on grounds, adjoining Lutheran June 17. Sixth national convention of the PatOrphan Asylum, Main st., Germantown. riotic Sons of America assembled at the hall of

June 7. Steamship Ilinois of the American the order, on Sixth st, above Spring Garden. line arrived at her dock near the foot of Chris- June 18. Commencement at Girls' Normal tian st. after a voyage of 9 days 1 hour and s School. Class A, 144 graduates; commencement minutes.

of Class B, June 20, 148 graduates. June 8. New steam corvette Zabiaca, built by James F. Dougherty shot his wife at 4 304 William Cramp & Son for the Russian govern. Frankford av., and afterward shot himself; he ment, sailed, bound for Sitka. Outside of the died from the effects of the wound. Breakwater was transferred to the Russian naval

Anual commencement of Divinity officers on board,

School of P. E. Church at Holy Trinity Church; Juve 10. New chapel of Presbyterian Home il graduates. for Widows and Single Women, Fifty-eighth st. June 20 Annual reception and graduation of and Darby road, dedicated.

the School of Design for Women at the Academy June 11 Lightning struck the oil - canning of Fine Arts; 18 graduates. shed of Le Comte & Perkins, at Point Breeze, Fire at factory-building west side of Ridge on the banks of the Schuylkill, setting it on fire. av, below Master, occupied by G. W. Smith, furThe flames were communicated to the works of niture-finisher, and others. Loss, $20,000. the Atlantic Refining Company and the Atlantic June 21. Mrs. Ann O'Sullivan killed by her Petroleum Storage Company, the whole covering husband, Dennis O'Sullivan, at their residence, thirty-five acres. The buildings, sheds, wharves 1914 Leithgow st. and an immense stock of oil were destroyed, to- June 24. Inter-collegiate regatta between the gether with five vessels, which were loaded or crews of Columbia and Princeton Colleges and heing loaded with petroleum-to wit: bark La University of Pennsylvania, on the Schuylkill Fiume (Austrian); bark F. Rech (German): ship River, National course, Falls bridge to RockHudson (Norwegian): bark Guiseppe Quinto land, one and a half miles. Won by the Uni. (Italian); bark lion (Russian). Loss estimated versity crew in 9.23. at $300,000. The fire burned two days, and on June 25. Semi-annual commencement of Centhe 13th communicated to the property of the tral High School at Association Hall; 25 gradAtlantic Petroleum Storage Company and of the uates in four years' class, 6 in three year, i in Empire Petroleum Storage Company, and prop- two and a half year, 23 in two year classes. erty of Davis & Murphy and of Harris & Sneven, June 27. Fire at south-east corner of Seventh Loss, over $150,000.

and Cherry sts., doing great damage to Hastings' Corner-stone laid of new parish building for gold-leaf establishment, Stern's printing office, Emanuel P. E. Church, Holmesburg.

etc. Loss estimated at $20,000. June 12. Fourth annual spring regatta of the - Steam-boiler exploded in the planing-mill Quaker City Yacht Club, on the Delaware River. of Alpheus Wilt & Sons, Front st. below Brown, Course from Market st. wharf, Camden, to destroying portions of that building and others Chester buoy and return. Prizes for first class, on Court alley. Four persons killed and several cabin sloops, won by Clara, 4.32; Minerva, injured. 4.32% ; Comet, 4.41; Sclim, 4.52. Second class, July 4. At midnight of July 3 one hundred cabin sloops under thirty feet: Minnie, 4.4545 and three strokes sounded upon the Independence Gallagher, 4.51% i Stella, 4.54'. Third class, bell; at noon on the Fourth, forty-eighi strokes, open yachts between twenty and thirty feet: in honor of the States and Territories. Adelphi, 4.13%; Eddy, 4:27: Bianca, 4.29'. - Dinner given by George W. Childs to 662

June 13. One hundred and twenty-third an- newsboys at Permanent Exhibition Building. nual commencement of the University of Penn- Meeting of the State Society of the Cincinsylvania at the Academy of Music : 27 graduates nati at Aldine Hotel. Treasurer reported that in the Department of Arts; Towne Scientific the Washington Monument fund amounted to School, 15; Law School, 39.

$121,200. June 14 Annual regatta of the Schuylkill Opening of Stenton, the new :ricket-ground navy.

Course from below the Falls bridge to of the Young America Club at Wayne Station, Rockland, one and a half miles straight away. General celebration of the anniversary of Prizes as follows: Four-oared shells, won by American independence. One boy and one inan Crescent Club, 9.30; two-vared shells, Phila- ki led, and a woman burned so badly that she delphia Club, 10.46; double shells, Quaker City, died; ten reported fires; forty-fou cases at hos. [1880.

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O Full Moon... 16 10 35 A.M.
First Quarter 8 1 38 P.M. (Last Quarter24 1 57 P.M.

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ENVIOUS Ambition ne'er slakes her thirst. The Sun rises partly eclipsed on the morning Men resemble the gods in nothing so much as of the 31st all along the Atlantic coast, and in doing good to their fellow-creatures. about one thousand miles inland.

MEET the first beginnings. Look to the bud

ding mischief before it has had time to ripen. Prof. Boss, of the Dudley Observatory, has is mine if I do not give. To find one thankful

It is another's fault if he be ungrateful, but it given an interesting comparison of the observed times of contact in the last transit of Mercury, man I will help many that are not so. with two series of computed times--one from the Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity old tables, and the other from new tables includ- envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not ing the actions of the supposed intra-Mercurial puffed up, doth not behave itself unseemly, seekplanet. The latter agree much more nearly with eth not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh observation.

no evil; rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth

in the truih; beareth all things, believeth all Truth is the foundation and the reason of the things, hopeth all things, endureth all things. perfection of beauty ; for, of whatever stature a thing may be, it cannot be beautiful and perfect portant of human qualities, philosophically con.

DECISION of character is one of the most imunless it be truly what it should be, and possess truly all that it should have.

sidered. Speculation, knowledge, is not the

chief end of man: it is action. The willow which bends to the tempest often the man," shout the multitude, “ who will step escapes better than the oak which resists it; and forward and take the responsibility." He is in. so, in great calamities, it sometimes happens stantly the idol, the lord and the king among thát light and frivolous spirits recover their men. He, then, who would command among elasticity and presence of mind sooner than his fellows must excel them more in energy of those of a loftier character.

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