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Id= 50 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 15 August 1857

Total, $1,886,180,014 26 Tbe total expenditures of the General Government for the same period were $1,887,-721,045 10. One of the most remarkable features of our country.is tho vast number of railroads In actual operation and in process of construction: A large maw of statistics In regard to the condition of railroad operations in 1866 accompanies the financial report. Tho following aggregates are presented from the returns received, -which, however, do not embrace all the railroads In the country at ta.it time, as from a. number of them no statistics could be obtained: - . Miles completed - - - 19,936i ' liaei.unflniBhed - ; ', - - 16,069 Amount of capital stock paid in $488,286,946 Amount of bonds Issued . 803,187,978 Amount of floating debt . 40,123,958 Estimated eoHt when completed 1,090,881,114 Receipts ;- - ... :91,l«2,fi98 Working expenses , - ' ,- . '48,712,381 Wprofits „- - -.7- "..41,929,404 Number of passengers carried '', r . (way And through) - ' 01,110,0ia Tons of ...

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Id= 54 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 15 August 1857

TELEGRAPHIC FROM WASHINGTON. Co.ta Rico Affairs-Diplomatic Appolntmentt-Indlan Aflairi—The Wagon Road Expedition WAsmsorox, August u.- Id 11» tuee an «tated , that Cost* Blca haa disposed or tlio Nicaragua Transit Route , and has acquired part of the Territory or the latter , our Oorernmont will unquestionably object to that arrangement , it being kuoirn that Mr. William Carey Jones was Especially instructed to represent the views of the Administration on that subject, adverse to such a course of policy. Until the meeting of Congress no diplomatic appoint* ments wilt be made, excepting such as may bo demanded by public exigencies; as it is desired -that the sueceworn lo the present IncumbpnU shall not go abroad until their appointmonts shall be confirmed by tho Senato. General Denver, Commissioner of Indian Aflairfl, will shortly repair to Nebraska, for the purpose of making treaties with the Ponca and Pawnee Indiana. A letter la now on the way to Mr. Frederick P. Stanton, Sec...

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Id= 68 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 15 August 1857

CAMDEN AFFAIRS Meeting of the Grand Encampment.—At the session of the Grand Encampment I. O. O , P.i of tho Stato of Now Jersey, held in Patterson, on Thursday, tho following named gentlemen were elected officers for the ensuing year: Gram!Patriarch.—JosephL. Lonib, Pemberton. Giuud M. E. II. .P.—Andrew Vreeland, Paterson. Grand Senior Warden.— TohnH. Horn, Lambertvtlle. Grand Junior Wardtn— John L. Wooden, Jersey City. Grand Scribe.—James M- Cassady, Camden. Qrand Treasurer.-*.. V. Provost, New Brunswick. Grand Representative.—^Isaac M. Tueker, Newark. ~ The attendance is said to have been larger than at any session for four years past; and tho indications are that this branch of the Order is reviving, both in interest and numbers. The delegates were entertained by the brethren of Industry Camp No. 1, of Patorson, by a supper provided by mine host of the Possaio Hotel. Final Hearing.—Jacob Gunacnhauser, arrested on the charge of stealing a horse from Air. Wright on the 2d o...

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Id= 58 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 15 August 1857

Destructive Tornado. Boston, August 14 A tornado yesterday passed through Reading and vicinity, destroying orchards, dwellings, out-buildtngs, &c, and doing great damage to the crops. There wore no lives lost. Steam Frigate Roanoke. Boston, August 14.—Tho United States hteaiu.frigate Roanoke, anchored at President Hoads to-day. * The Weather at Baltimore. ' lUl.TiHor.E, Augu«tl4—This has been the warmest dayofthe season. The thermomoter Rtood 91 to 95 degreeB In tho shade at noon. It Is still intensely hot, the mercury indicating 80 degrees this evening. The Weather at Augaita, Ga. Aoou3TA,<la., Aug. 14.—The weather to-day has been the hottest of tho season, In this vicinity: tho mercury at noon Indicating 106 degrees in the shade, ttnd at 9 o'clock this evening, 00 degrees. The Europa Outward Bound. Halifax, August 14.—The Cunard steamer jiuropa, from Boston for Liverpool, arrived hero last ovenlng, and sailed again at midnight. Soiling of the Circassian. St. Joi...

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Id= 71 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 15 August 1857

THE ELECTIONS. Alabama.—The Union states that letters wero received in Washington on Thursday, announcing in positive terms tho re-election of Hon. Goorge a. Houston in the sixth district. Texas.—The Democratic candidates for Stato officers and for Congress, all of whom are unquestionably elected, aro as follows, viz.: Governor—Hardin R. Runnels. ^ Lieutenant-Governor—Francis R. Lubbock. ~ Land Office Commissioner—Francis M. White. Congress—Western District—Guy M. Bryan. Do. Eastern District—John H. Reagan. Nomn Caholixa—The Fmsr Distbict.—At length, we think, suspense is at an end, and it seems to be definitely ascertained that Dx. Shaw is eleotcd. Yesterday, at noon, It was positively stated at WeWon that Shaw's majority was 13. The Raleigh StaHAm/gives it as 12 majority for Shaw. It is a close shavo, but it was expected to be so. The delegation from this State will stand 7 Democrats to 1 Opposition.—Wilmington (JV. C ) Herald of Wednesday evening. An intellig ent and reliable c...

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Id= 57 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 15 August 1857

The Southern Commercial Convention. Ksoivilie , TE3»., August 14.—Tito'following Is * report of the doings to.day of the Southern Gonu&erclal Convention, now In scsalon at thia place : The Business Committee reported against fret trade and direct taxation; agalDBt the South receiving foods from States not upholding tho Fugitive Slave taw; and against the discrimination of the government ia favor Of foreign mall lines from Northern portfl. i The samp committee reported in favor of the exemption of one xlavo to earn slaveholder from seizure for debt; in favor of erecting Arizona into a Territory • in favor of recovering certain land lost b y the recant treaty with Mexico. They further reported that tho time had not yet come for the Conveution to act upon the African Slave Trado* A resolution was offered in tavor of Montgomery, Ala., as the next place of meeting. A resolution was offered urging for the withdrawal of the squadron from the African Coast. Resolutions have previo...

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Id= 72 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 15 August 1857

From the St. Louis Republican. - Late from Mexico * Independkxcb, August 7.—The semi-monthly Santa Fo mail reached here this morning, bringing us but little news of interest. Baird and Otero, candidates for Delegate to Congressare busily at work, each endeavoring to place themselves m a favorable light before the people. The impression seems to be that Otero will be returned. Mr. Larkin, of St. Louis, Alexander nnd wife, Humphreys and wife, of Kentucky, Collier and wife, of St. Louis, and T. S. Bancroft, of New Madrid, rcaohed tho country in safety and good health. Many of tho trains also had arrived with unprecedented despatch. Everything favored their travel—plenty nf grass and water. Col. John Walker, Indian agent for the Southern Apaches and others in Gadsden's purchase, left for this place of destination, accompanied by Carson as his interpreter.

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Id= 47 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 15 August 1857

SATURDAY, AtTGtTST 15; 18o7 DEMOCRATIC NOMINATIONS POR GOVERNOR, WILLIAM F. FAOKEB, - _ - - b# LTOOHisa oo' diist.' ~ - ' FOB JCDSES OIF THE SUPREME COURT, WILLIAM STRONO, , ' , . or mm cotsiv. ' . JAMES THOMPSON, - , 0* IIII OOODIT. . FOR CASfAI, COMMISSIONER, NIMROD STRICKLAND, ' n» rtnttftvah nntre*v . ' ¦

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Id= 55 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 15 August 1857

FROM KANSAS The Payment oi Taxes-Indictment of Lane, Iloblnson and other*—Organization to Protect the Polli. St. Louis, Aug. 16.—The Kansas correspondent of tho Democrat says that Judge Oaue haa published, an opinion regarding the payment of taxes a< an essential preliminary to the rights of voting; and that the Sheriff of Douglass county has given notice of hla Intention to collect the taxes. Rumors aay that lane , Robinson, Phillips, Confay, Blood and others have been Indicted by tho Grand Jury of Lccompton. In a speech at Osawakee , on the 5th inst., Gen. Lano announced the organlaztlon of eleven thousand nen to protect the polls at the October election; unstated that the number would be Increued to tv«a(y-Sre thousand. ' .in

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Id= 73 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 15 August 1857

At the adjourned meeting of the merchants and ship-owners of Bath, Me., on Saturday evening, it was voted to discontinue tho payment of advanco wages to seamen after the first day of September. An unknown woman, supposed to be craay, threw herself in front of a train of cars on the Stonington railroad, near Greenwich, B. I., on Tuesday, and was instantly killed. - ... , v Tjre : IlU|VJMT.' . -, -, . .-The wheat Untst in W^rtern Canada is not farly begun! ; The mother 3» ftrorable, «nd, if it cqrrtinuea «o for the Best ten days, the best part of the wheat crop will be safely housed. The introduction of the reaPf.f" shortened the period of harvest by one-naif at least—a result of much importance in a country peculiarly liable to what the firmer* «" " catching" weather. Unfortunately,reeent storms have " laid " the grain in some part* of tbe country so badly that too okJ-fashioned cradle will be called into requisition. Even the sickle, the oldest of all harvesting implements, wi...

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Id= 51 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 15 August 1857

:;;!,».• 6' •Tittal^'»I,WI,618)8»».»B,9ffl,937 ' it is impossible to contemplate the vast aggPf(^'or^»^»]&^,prS 5^ ti( l ihoW ' 'Jtf'th' e aaiotait of our population! ta the extent'6f bur ^rlcoltural, manufiscturing, commercial, and iaUrntl Improvement euterptlses; in the »uc- cesaful operations orontebyernioent/Wd the comparatively small ..litnount ofj'int ' . debts, without entertaining ado 'vout feeling ef. gratitude that the germ of civilization, pjatfed on our shores but a* few centuries elm*'by pilgrims of the old world, who -were fow in number, but bold, daring, determined, and enterprising in spirit, should have expanded into a nation now justly occupy ing so proud a pinnacle among the Governments'of tho world.

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Id= 56 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 15 August 1857

Fall In ftflclilgnn Southern, R. R, St«U. Nkw Yohk, Aug. 14.—Michigan, Southern, and Northem Indiana B. B. utock has fallen 12 per cent: since yesterday. Messrs. Gregg * Lathrop, who are believed to represent that Company, hayo given notice that they cannot meet their engagements^

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Id= 48 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 15 August 1857

Thb second letter of,our accomplished Newport correspondent will bo iblind in this day's Presh. ' - . -

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Id= 53 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 15 August 1857

Iowa city, according to a local census just Uken, has a population amounting to 7,300, or adding in suburbs, 9,000, OUR PASTtSPHESENT, AND FUTURE. Two centuries ago this vast and beautiful continent was but.-imperfectly known to the Old World. I'he Spaniards had partially colonized tho central portion of it, and done their utmost to extract from its wretched inhabitants the wealth with which it abounded. Between themselves and tho Portugucso its southern portion had been partitioned, and the two had become masters of it. But what masters! Can the annals of rapacity and cruelty produce 1 greater atrocities than those perpetrated by the first explorers and.conquerors, apd continued by their successors, from Pizabko to Fkancia, and even down to tha most. r*»i>finf. times ? Did the Spaniards and Portuguese understand their mission on this continent? Wo emphatically answer, No. And their reward has been the degradation of the mother countries, and the ultimate rejection of...

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Id=103 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 15 August 1857

ARRIVED. Steamship City of Now York, Howe.1 , 46 hours from Boston, with mdse and passengers to H Wlnsor. Off Bombay Hook passed, ship Lancaster, from Liverpool,in tow of tug America; off Delaware Citypn«scd barqno Joseph Maxwell, from LaguayraIn tow of tug Matt White; below Chester, passed about sixteen schooners upward bound. Steamship City of Richmond, Mitchellfrom Richmond, via Norfolk, 28 hours, with mdse and passenger*. toThos. Webster, Jr. - Steamship Delaware, Shaw, SO hours from New York, with mdse and passengers to Jas Allderdlee. Brig Lydla Frances, Kell, 3 days from New York, in ballast to captain.-Brig Velona, Rose, from Boston, in ballast. ' Brig Ormus, Halter, 6 days from Boston, in ballast to Sh6ber, Bunting & Co. ¦ Brig Bmplro, Orowell , 7 days from BOBtos, W"h mdse to Orowell 4i Collins. 1 ¦ ' • - „ Bchr Paulln, Keldu6 days from Newberd, SO. with naval store* to Cochran & Russell. 8chr Julia Anna, Harding, 6 days from Host n, with mdie to David Co...

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Id=164 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 15 August 1857

SALAMANDER SAFES. A large assortment of EYAN3 & WATSON'S PHILADELPHIA MANUFACTURED SALAMANDER SAFES, VAULT D00B3, ?or Banks and Stores. BANK LOCKS, Equal to Any now In use. IRON DOORS, SHUTTERStc. On as good terms as any other establishment In the United States, by EVANS 4 WATSON No. 2a South FOURTH street, Philadelphia. PLEASE GIVE US A CALL. au!3-tf BLODK.LE.Y ALMSHOUSE.-rSEPARATB8SALED PROPOSALS, endorsed "Proposals to fupplyiBeef and Mutton for the Philadelphia AlmAhouitnuntil September lnt, X858, will bo received by the Stewart , at the Philadelphia Almshoujie, until 12 o'clockM., on the 17th inst. The quantity of Beef required will be about 100.000 lbs., and from well fed cattle, to bo furnished by the side or carcass, said carcnsn to weigh not less than 600 lbs.: about th.4 same quantity of Mutton will be requised, and must be from well fattened sheep. Sound and good marketable meat to be delivered at such timeB and In such quantities aa may from time to time be o...

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Id=187 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 15 August 1857

SCOTT HOUSE—Corner of Irwin Street and Duquesne Way, Pittsburgh. B. D. MARKER, Proprietor. ' aol3-3ui OUIS B. COFFIN,— "" THIRD WARD HOTEL , (BEMOCRATIO HSAP South-east corner FIFTH and QUEEN Streets, aul-lm Philadelphia. ILLIAM N. KING,—SOUTHEBN • EXCHANGE HOTEL, South-east comer of FIFTH and CARPENTER Sts., Philadelphia, aul-lo ipHESNUT STBEETHOUSE—SAMUEL \J MILLER, (Old No. 121) Ner No. 331 CHKSNUT STREET, below Fourth, Philadelphia. aul-lm ILLIAM HANNINGS' City Lager Beer Saloon, No. 32 CARTER'S ALLEY, Philadelphia, au 1-lm tDineo imb tianoxe. A LEXANDEB V. HOLMES, WINE AND J\. LIQUOR STORE, No. 226, Southeast Corner of OEORGE and SOUTH Streets. anl-lT WILLIAM F. PITFIELD,—IMPOETEB of BRANDIES, WINES, Ice, Ice, No. 323 CHESTNUT Street, Philadelphia. , aul-lm CI. LEWIS, IMPOBTER AND DEALER • IN FINE WINES. JJQUOBS , 0IGAB34e.,3» South FIFTH Street, PhUadelphla. inl-ly E{BANDIES—Pinot, Oastillon & Co., Ma-» rett t Co., and other brands of Cognacs of various vintages, m...

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Id=227 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 15 August 1857

BEWARE OP IMITATIONS.—R. & G. A. WRIGHTS' ORIGINAL FRASGIPANXI, OR IVERLASTIKG PXRFUME. ftLuoiMsxi Errticts, I f&ugifixxi Pokadi, " am Oil, " Soir" Tooth Powcx-a. | " Sxchxt. These new, elegant and rtckeretu perfumeries are from the laboratory of Messrs. R. St. Q. X. Wright, SOLE ORIGINATORS AND MANUFACTURERS in this country. The Perfume Frangipaoni is an oriental production, brought in ita original state into this country, and prepared in its various forma by them. The admiration and demand for these articles ia beyond precedent, and, in consequence, a variety of imitations are springing up; but these, whether of H O M £ MANUFACTUREoa SOLD A3 •'IMPORTATIONS," have only an evanescent fragrance. AND SHOULD BE AVOIDED BY PURCHASERS. For sale by all the Druggists In the United States, Canada, and South America. R. * G. A. WRIGHTSole Originators and Manufacturers in the United States. No. S3 (late 23) South FOURTH St., Philada. anil TVOTICE.—A MEETING OP THE DE-11 MO...

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Id= 82 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 15 August 1857

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