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Id=180 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 1 August 1857
( Urn ©0060 f~1REAT BARGAINS IN DItV GOODS! VT CLOSINU OUT OF SUJIMKIt STOCK ! J. McULATHKRY, FIVTII Street, below the Shippen StrcL't Market, East «Me, will offer TO-DAY his entire utock of SUMMER DRESS GOODS, 4iich as Summer Silkd, DucalxChallierf, French and Swiss Luwns, Shuwlii, Mohair Alitts, and Parasols, at 10 ,. .. i,m inn,, «,™tk, ,,..k» ,„„„, fur Vail Ooodn. Also, &00 needle worked CULIiAILS and SI.V.KVKS from 10 cents t.> SIabout half price, real baripim Also, a lar^e asiortnifiit of PLAIN and FANCY OASSIMKKKS CASUMKRKTTS, TWJiKUS LISKN DRILLS and CHECKS, for Men Mid Uuy's wi-nr, &t less than co^t Together with a largo and Henentl assortment of 8KASONAHLK JJftY UOOM, at our usiml low pnees. <lur cheap rent and «mall v-rnfits enables us to underacu th« up-town stoTes at all times. ID" Oivo us a call. aal-d8t
Id=103 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 1 August 1857
' PAILADKLPHIA BOARD OF TRADE. ISB4BL MoBRtS) Joseph O.Urubo, SCokmittke op the Month Jons 'WS13II, )' , I.EXTER BAGS At the merchants Exchange, fhilaielphic. Ship Saransk, Rowland...' Liverpool, Aug. 1. Ship Philadelphia, Voole, '..^Liverpool, Aug. 15. Barque Achilles, Speddcn, Loud«iAug. 1. Barqno David Lapsley, Bishop Matonxa«soon. BrigBureka, Daly, Cardenas' , mm Brig Black Squall, Bryant Havana, soon. Brig'F. Fabats, Burns, St. Jago de Cuba, soon ' J:Torine JntdliBcnte. FORT OF PHILADELPHIA, August 1, 1857. SUR RISES 4 571 ' SON SETS .J f moH water.1 . W 40
Id=102 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 1 August 1857
Importations [Reported for The Press,] RICBHOSD—Steamship City of Richmond—25 bales tohaao, Parker & Toland; 18 toes do Jenkins & Hartshorne; 70 do do Dohan 4 Taitt; 60 do do Wardle & Barclay i 197 do do Moltz & Boehm; 200 do do Thomas Webster, jr.; SO do Mercer * Antelo; 229 do and 2 hhds Buckner, McCammon t'Coj 10 empty csks F. Uaul; 24 do Poultney, Massy Ic Co.; 31 do J. Lip»j 01 do iagle t Wolf; 119 ha tobacco W. Armstrong; 50 bales domastici Chs. Churchman; 48 do J S Woodward & Son; 1317 pigs lead 0, J. Adams & Co.; 10 tons iron C. Campbell & Co: 8 rolls leather Jos HOnell & Co; 10 hhds and 1 bW Qeo Shewell; 70 bgs wheat Miller OS Brother; J2 do Roland fc Ervin; 205 bbla and fcu produce sundry persons; 9 hhdfl " 13 bales 31 lbs and 76 bxi order. ' Rio ¦JIseibo—Barque MinnesotaCole—1090 bags roffee /as. Vercreux & Son; SHOO do do order. . PBBWAMBOCO—Barque Azelia, Davis—3750 bags sugar Thomas A Newhall...
Id=133 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 1 August 1857
THE MOST DELIGHTFUL MOONLIGHT EXCURSION OF THE SEASON idll be made on SATURDAY EVENING, August 1, )>v the steamer NORFOLK, Captain James Ki'llr, to CAPj ISLAND and tho BREAKWATER, leaving tho Union Steamship Company's Wharf, first abovo Market St., at 7 o'clock, Megargeo's wharf. Kensington, at 7)4, and Simpson Ic Neill'8 whorlbelow Queen streetat 8 o'lock. Returning, will leave tho Breakwater at 4 o'clock, P. M., and Capo Mand at 7 P. If., on Sunday, giving passengers an opportunity of remaining twelve hours at Cape Island. i'aro for tho Excursiononly ?2. The Norfolk has fine Bleeping accommodations for over 300 passengers Will stop at New Castlo and Delaware City, going and returning. aul-lt
Id=149 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 1 August 1857
yvinnsciitcnts fpiIOMEUF' 9 VARIETIES.—"The cool A tut nlwo in the city. »nd tho mo«t respecUbly .it tended " —N. W ciiroer FIFTH and CHESTNUT THIS, and BVKltY EVENING tins week, tUiiao brau Uful und well-tried Philadol|ihia favorites, FaNNY FUKKEST, JENNY SELLMAN, JMli M'lLE. LEFOLLE, Will appeal-, aided by a SUPERIOR COMPANY A laughable Afterpiece will conclude the performance which continences at a quarter tu 8. AdmiF*ioi. 10 cents JOHN O WARREN, nul-lw Conductor of Amuicments
Id=153 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 1 August 1857
BW. TINGLEY & CO., BANKERS, • No. 37 South THIRD Street, Philadelphia. COLLECTIONS promptly mo/le oh all acceasibli, po'iuta in tiie United States and Canada. StocksBonds, &.C, Bought and Sold on Commission. Uucurrent Bank Notes, Checks, &.C., bought at the lowest rates. Deposits received and interest allowed, as per agreement. aul-3m iuntclies, JJetDclrn, S?t.
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 1 August 1857
MAGAZINE DA^ The principle of antagonism between this country aud England is curiously illustrated by the fact that while our Magazine literature shows every appearance of vitality, it has fallen into comparative decadence in England. Blackwood's Magazine continues the even tenor of its way—living chiefly on its former reputation, and occasionally proving, by a particularly brilliant article, that some of the old spirit was remaining. Since the conclusion of" My Novel," it has principally lived upon serial stories, by various hands,—such as Ha jlky's " Lady Leo'a Widowhood," Mrs. Olipitant's « Zaidee" and " Tho Athelings," and so on. It has now commenced another novel by Bulwer, which will probably continuo a piece de resistance for the next two years. The Dublin University Magazine, little known in this counttV, comes next to Slackwood, across the water. Despite its Tory politics, It has great merits, and has been especially strong on Irish literature, poetry, biography, an...
Id=230 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 1 August 1857
NEWS OF LITERATURE & AR The Lifo and Remains of Donglas Jerrold is announced in London, by his son, AV. Blanchard Jcrroldj who succeeds him in tho editorship of Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper. Tho last new novel, liyG. P. R.James, (commencing, as usual, with two horsemen,) ia "Leonoro D'Orco,"and gives ns a good sketch of Charles VIII., of Prance, with glimpses of Chovalier Bayard and Cscsar Borgia. It has been republished by Harpers, of New York, who have also brought ont Georgu Borrow's "Romany Rye," (a strange book, hut well written,) and announce " The Athelings," by Mrs. Oliphantthe wife of an artist in London, Scottish by blood and birth, and very pretty and petite. Alexander Smith's new hook will be called "City Poems." He has lately married a bonny Scottish lassie, and is provided for with £300 a year, for life, as Secretary to the University of Edinburgh. Tennyson has completed a further portion, complete in itself, of his great poem on tho Morte D'Arthur. It is n...
Id=233 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 1 August 1857
COMMUNICA TIONS [For The Press.] FREE MASONKV. The institutions of a country arc eminently worthy of considerationa.s denoting or influonoing tho prevailing chnrauteristics of tho people. In » country like ours, one can scarcely eoinprohcnd the character of tho people without understanding ith imtitutiun.^ which, independent of tho government and its avowed objectsaro established by popular will. If theso institutions aro native, they donoto at least iho peculiar tendency of the mind ot the locality in which thoy originate. If thoy aVi 0?5lt^c. they can ba introduced only by a favorable disposition of general sentiment. If they abide, it ia bec&uso they have found or created a general state of feeling consistent with tho principles on which they aro established. We need scarcely say that in a country where ThuggiHin could oxlnt fur any considerable time, there must havo existed or been created a state of feeling quite at variance with what is usually denominated Christ...
Id=224 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 1 August 1857
[From John Sanderson's American in Paris.] iAPPEARANCE OF TAGLIONI AT FARIS, , \ July 7, 16i35. I went with my Yankee companion last night to the Grand Opera; and at the risk of being enormously long, I am going to add a postscript; for it is a wet day, and I have no better way to begnilo tho laiy t« onty-four hours. They admit tho speotutors to a French theatre ia . files of two between high railings, and under the grim and bearded authority of the polioonhioh prevents crowding and disorder; and whoever wishes to go in, nut having a seat provided, " malm tail," as they cull it, by ontoring the flip in tho rear. A number of speculators also stand in tho ranks at an early hour, and soil outthoirplaoeaat an a'dvance to the most tardy, so that you have always this resort to obtain a good enough seat. >'In approaolang the house persons will offor you tiokets with great importunity In the streets. With one of these whvoh by ohoapening a littleI got at double price,-1 proofed a...
Id=235 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 1 August 1857
ITEMS OF FOREIGN NEWS Tho Emperor and £nipres9 of the French aro about paying a private viait to Queen Victoria, at hor marine residence, in the Isle of Wight. It is denied that they meant to visit the Art Exhibition in Manchester. No wonderfor that city ia a hundred times moro smoky than Pittsburgh, and almost as dirty as Self York. In September, Queen Victoria would pay a return visit to Fontalnblcau. Yet, two months agoLord Palmer?ton stated in the House of Coinmoas thav the Queen had "do pleasure" in receiving Napoleon and Eugenio on a former occasion, that her doing so was a distasteful act of duty, and that she disliked tho expense. Tho Prince of Wales, travelling incognito, has visited the battle-field of Waterloo, and then proceeded on his journey to Germany. Tho first act of the new Parliament, which has just taken effect, was tbo granting an annuity of 8,000/. a year to the Princess Royalto commenco on her approaching marriage. The sum of 70,000/. was also voted to h...
Id=227 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 1 August 1857
LITERARY NOTICES APPLETON'SILLUSIBATEP HANDBOOK OF AMEKIOAn TBAVKb. ByT. Addibon Hhjhjbos; tu'u Mops, Plans of Oitios, anil Pioturo» of Kamoua l'liicen unit Scenes, from original drawing*. I vol. Svo.— pp. 413. D. Appleton $ Co., Now York. Go whore you may, on the Continent of Europe, every third American and English, tourist may bo noticed as carrying with him, (as " guide, counsellor, and friend,") one of the admirable, red-covered Hand-books of Travel, which Mr. Murray, the London publisher, has got out for the public benefit—and his own. Railwayisin has much facilitated foreign travel, which would be greatly increased if foreign potentates would abolish the inquisitorial nuisance of the passport system. Murray 's Handbooks are of recent growth. For many years, the only guide to European travel was a dumpy volume, by Mrs. Stahke, of which, imporfoct as it was, a vast number were sold. Murray had 'he copyright, and improved the work. Finally, ho got up a separate book for ea...
Id=226 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 1 August 1857
tercourse with tUe.Chineie. First aw. the nations of Modern Europe to open cpmi tciai relations with the Chinese were tho Portufese ) wn0 dispatched a ship to Cinton in the earl ?Ort of the sixteenth century, theirs being the' rgt European flag seen at Canton. Thoy soon <«r established a factory at Ninjgpo, and by tho M isso had many trading ports and settlements ,ng the coast. Under their protection, Chrlstiiity wait introduced among the Chi noso, and me nritb mnoh encouragement, until a scries of dist»,0foi moa»uros drew upon them the indignation oihe people, who rose upon them at Ningpj, and, 4s imported, destroyed upwards of elovon thousal chinose Christians and oight hundred Portu leSe, and burned thirty-five ships. After this they,erc greatly restricted In thoir trade. The Btuguesesays the Providence Journal, have Bjt live embassies to tho Emperor of China, tho fir, being in 1517, a second about m\y years after* third In 1067, and a fourth in via, which was (« firiit ...
Id=225 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 1 August 1857
Punch on the Alaaimolh Steamahip Great Eastern. Several incorrect statements having appeared in relation to the Great Eastern (now lying like a red whale in Mr. Scott Russel's yard, at Millwall, and so frightening people that they cut across the river and take refuge, by scores, in the houses of Messrs. Heart and Quartermaine, who administer white-bait and iced punch with tho most humane promptitude), Mr. Punch has been requested to publish the following information touching the arrangements on board tho vessel i Captain Harrisonthe captain who hw been selected in contravention of all rules observed in the publio service, tho proprietors of the ship having engaged him for tho vulgar roason that he was notoriously tho b<*t captain on the best line of steamers in the world, will merely attend to the comparatively unimportant duty of taking care of the vessel. But, as there are to be six hundred first-class passengers, other captains will be appointed.to administer to the do...
Id=236 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 1 August 1857
George Strphrnson, thr Fatnrr of Rallroadi. Though mainly an engineer, he was also a daring thinker on many scientific questions; and there was scarcely a subject of speculation, or a department of recondite science , on which he had not employed his faculties in such a way as to have formed huge and original views. At Drayttm the conversation often turned upon such topics, and Mr. Ste-PHKsisox freely joined in it. On one occasion, an animated discussion took place between Himself and Dr. Bccklasd oh one of his favorite theories as to the formation of coal. But the result was, that Dr. Bccklass, a much greater master of tongue-fence than Stephe.i sos, completely silenced him. Next moroiag before breakfast, when he »»• walking in the grounds deeply pondering, Sir William Follktt came up and asked him what he was thinking about i " Why, Sir Williax, I am thinking over that argument I had with Buckl.vnd last night. I know I am rightssud that , ifl had only the-coiumand of words whi...
Id=238 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 1 August 1857
The .«k».*bo first discovered gold in California 1 ^ has beco me a poor man and homeless. The papers announce the sale of Ilock Farm, the home of Gen. Sutter, on Feather river, under the Sheriff's hammer. This was the last of the magnificent domain, which , at one timewas the property of General Sutter, in California. His generous unsuspecting nature was not sufficient to cope with the shrew ilucss of lawyers and speculators, when his lands became of value; and so they have all been wrested from him, much of them, by what, in the parlance of trade, would be called "legitimate transactions;" much by bare-faced fraud, says the Alta newspaper. Ex-Pbesidext Tax Bubex.—The now very aged, but yet scarcely venerable Van Buren, was at Mr. Marcy's funeral, with his old bright healthy look, and smiling as ew^rnot solemn even in the presence of deat^ror solemnity seems impossible for his ever happy face. He <Iocb not show over sisty, and his hair is no whiter than it has been for tw...
Id=223 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 1 August 1857
SATUEDAY, AUGUST 1, 1857 [Written for This Press.] SABBATH DAY THOUGHTS—No. 1 THE BEGGAR AND THE CHRISTIAN. , BT DAYIB PAtTIi BHO\e». 'Twos high communion! and within tho gato Of aproad tomplo, dedicate to God, A beggar-fltood—a wrotched, way-worn man; Aged and slok, ragged and wo-begone, Scathed b? the storms of more than'eighty yoars, And 'stretching forth his palsiod, shrivclleci hand, lit^trpplioation to the solemn throng Sound for the altar of the living God ¦Jfor-oharitable alma. There! there ho stood, In tho mute eloquenco of pining want Appealing to abrothor Christian' s love, Within tho portala-of God'8 holy house. And Btill he stood, and hundreds passed him by AArfvnkiidlv Mfld. n.nil fhrniah devOlltlTT bent. ' Elaunting in silks and docked with nodding plumes, .Bediuaird out with flowers aud rioh array That might have put all quarters of the globe In contribution and rich rivalry! Not o. vb in that bright throng—alas! not oke, ¦Piously bentln saonfioeto God, And...
Id=234 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 1 August 1857
[For the Press. LEHIGII COUNTY. Thero is an old saying floating up and down the world, to tho effect that " Naturr ever pack* her choicest jeuvin in the.wwillest possible sjiace,11 and it is one whioh is very truo when applied to that portion of the Stato which is known (where it i-* known at nil) as "Little T*thii*h" Littlo sho certainly is, so littlo, indeed, that ahe U regularly neglected in the apportionment bills, and nluays forgotten in the distribution of offices hy the Stato and National Administrations. Whether thU arises from the modesty of her citizens, or their want of merit, I will not stop to inquire, but it is certainly true that inevery thing wlnei* ought to make a people happy at home and rc-pee'ed abroadshe stamfiinthevery front rank of inlatd counties. Tho tldest daughter of old Northampton, she has well tigh outgrown her mother, and ftaml* byhersn\o to-day equal in everything that U worth legarding, except perhaps political preferment. In politics tho same—in...
Id=231 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 1 August 1857
Gen. Anthonv Wayie, the noble Pennsylvania!! of the Revolution, at the storming of Stony Point, was struct in the head by a musket ball, and fell to the ground, but rising to his knee, he cried, believing that he was mortally wounded, " Carry me forward and let me die in the fort I" He was borne within the fortification by his men; but he was destineil to live, nnd served his country many years longer. Ho held n command in the army until tho close of the struggle, when the Legislature of Georgia presented him with a valuable farm, and he retired to private life. Ho was a member of tho Pennsylvania Convention which ratified tho Constitution of the United States in 1787. In 1792 he was placed in command of tho army with the Indians, and gained a brilliant victory at the battle of tho Miamis, August 20,1794. Ho died while engaged in active military duty at Pareaquo Isle, mill was buried on the shores of Lake Eric. The Paris Pays says that the Imaum of Muscat and of Zanzibar, who re...