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Id= 70 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 11 August 1857

I. -. Ornniiuio.-&fo one|sliould ever nod his header recognikei' by ao£3signal, any person in a passing omnibus, as snohn»ognldon will be taken by the driver as * bint te step. , Passengers should always go towards the head of the omnibus, as«thers enter, unless those entering are todies, who should always take those seats near the head of the omnibus; this prevents gentlemen from soiling their dresses with their feet ^ as they pass In or out.. , ., 1 \ , \% ' i { Gentlemen near the opening, when thef ^ fare js paid, should always hand up the fare for tnoseVt a distance, and with it hold tip the ntintW of fingers for the driver io see how many fores are paid. All children over six years old should! be paid for, and, whenever there are more than one for each passenger/ less than this age, they, should also be paid for as fail passengers, only children, less than six years old, kept in the lap, should go free. All baskets or packages, other than those that are carried on...

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Id= 53 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 11 August 1857

FROM EPHRATA SPRINGS O orospoadeuce of The Frexs.j EPUBATi MODXTAIN SfBIHGB, ) August 10, 1857. I Mb, Ediiob:— I long had thoughtmy youthful friend, A something to have sent you, Tho' it should serve no other end, Than jo»t a kind memento : I avail myself, therefore, of a quiet hour, before retiring to my cottage cot, to sketch in an inartificial form, » few of the attractions .of this deservedly favorite resort, and to suggest to your extended circle of Philadelphia subscribers, that If they would Inhale, In »U its purity—the light erhillrating k air_of our unequalled Pennsylvania mountains, and rusticate amid tie charming iwmory afforded by the richest agricultural country in the SUte, this is the spot to which they should resort. Geographically speaking, this place is situated on the Cocalioo Ridge, Lancaster county, somqthing less than sixty miles West of your hospitable home. It is one thousand feet above tide-water, commanding an extended view of the luxuriant hills an...

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Id= 44 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 11 August 1857

PRIVATEEKINfi " TheNewYiA JtuntiU ' of*C<HMiArt?, alludiag ,lb'^i(( ^ues^on, l of ' tjho;abolition of p ' rifauierlng, miU-u '^' " . ' • ' /. ' ¦ . ' .'-. ' >.i". " . ' • '' . "¦ ->¦ ' ¦¦ .{;• ,,.,"TholMlt»tion of O«at BriUln to uoept Mr.Ma--cr i «Jfr9Boalt)05, affording, it it did, •« oppottunlty to Mr..flaci«(m l » «dmliUtr»llon,todl»<>oqtimo thoflfgo'tiation, ' Ti ' mnch rather toaU^r^ujr icongrAtiUftttoi^ (thtn rwretno f»r m thl» ciiuntrr la concerned. "Th6 ;»boli-UffiiorfriHteSriligirnlthi! ex«mptlotof triv»te prp-•'peHy^a tie «•» from «tt«ck ui- wptarit/- (neinlw in«i4U;3ifcTin^3eomfittRlAt«Bt«tjirlw «nly.enio8ie4!to tiw.tatwraptKii «f «f»t>ve Uickuw, >««aa » »ery- ii. »por<i»t««aaefjctf>l(iiii(idiJlc«llimortbooWl«»»ofiiik ^ «^raP lJ i»S teSS^iM 5 ' 1 * ta)(w '** I3TO^lo>^ «l«c6nUi|iitngpflrtte' pr(iMrtiupicon-WbiiiS %w7lt'>im be UwpUiBt . 'ffioi?Wftlm. for IhcHnltcd Stiles WconWBtto, rinounto t...

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Id= 48 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 11 August 1857

TUB MISSOURI ELECTION The interest which has been excited by the peculiar character of the recent contest in Missouri for Governor has not abated since it has been ascertained that tho result is exceedingly doubtful. Koiiert M. Stewaet is,tho regular Democratic candidate, Jamks S. Eoluxs the independent candidate supported by Americans, emancipationists, Bentonmen etc., etc. The policy of opposing the Democratic Candidate by fusion is not anew one. It has been elsewhere tried and has bccasionllay succeeded. Every concoivable urn seems to have been engaged in this struggle. Sonio voted for Rollins because ho belonged to the especial American order, some because he was opposed to the Democracy, some because they expected to make Missouri a free State , and others still op account of pecuniary- interests. It ia manifest that should Rollins be elected it cannot bean indication in favor of any special organization. The St. Louis Republican, an Old Lino "Whig journal, which "has adv...

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Id= 52 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 11 August 1857

*R OM WAIiiMSfGXOH. . . , ^ /-;v;;ti' ¦ fOorrespoodence 'of ThtfF^*.3 WisaiKOTOs, August 10,185T. The President wtll 'roturn from Bedford en Tuesday He writes that ho has been greatly improved by his trip. Even during his short absence a vast amount cf business has accumulated; and, as Mr. Buohanan attends to all important matters him-„% giving eve, Retails. , his Bersona|I attention, ho%ill go~to*HaM woVkas:s6on is he. arrives. During his long.**"* wtiys life, be, has beenro : markable for a regular habit of Increasing toll. Even in-his retSreWoat »' Whektlind hewas a CORRESP$$bENCM close student and an oarly riser. Puring his residence at the British Court he porformed the heaviest duties himself. The number of letters ahtt papers ho writeB without the aid of an amanuensis now, is : legion. Heading without speetaoles, ' arid ' giving to every subject prJnipt and careful analysis, he Is a wonder to his Cabinet, sevpral of, whom knew very little of him till thus thrown into co...

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Id= 47 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 11 August 1857

THE STEAM-PROPELLER SLOOP OF WAR Proposals have been issued by the Navy Department, for the building by private contract, of one of the six-Propeller, Sloops of war, authorized "by CoBg ' ress.' 'A« it should bejth' e Department has only gives the number of munj number of guns, weight of stres, &c, the ship, is to carry, leaving the plan of conBtruiStion, kind of material, and al) else relating to her to the taste and judgment of the contractor. > . Complaints have been made for some time in and out of Congress that the naval construction, equipment ki., of our national vessolswas behind the age, and that better and cheaper vessels could bo built by private contract U^n. by the government. An opportunity " is now afforded to test the accuracy of these opinions by giving full scope to all of our ship builders to purpose any plan of construction and-any kind of material they may fancy. A diversity' of opinion lias long existed in and out of the Navy, as regards ...

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Id= 43 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 11 August 1857

,t-:, ...-- - r.\-,.<,»., «m-.! -¦-.-. ' ¦ ¦! * .TUe,nCO.mniwilof,Gen,Hi.EHK?,np^f on ita way to Utah, --will bo wajohed • with as much Jirpij^cfn'^a ' an^iet£by ithe ' .Whbip odUnfrjras. it .will ' be waited for with, intorost bytlio S6i^ott»)Meto r seltps ;' i ;, 'Govi Vimt^iia ,wiU' spm^ T ^llp7/'^'no^ ' acoqn)paqr!U>()'^roop8, along with the other newi^-appsiqted'sivil're-^rewn^es 'bf; the ; f Govetiini ' $nt«;:; i ; fter the ^^V^he-i^yr'wMf^l'«!i!Gbipernpr; and Buite, the myBtcrywill then be decided ivhoth-^^. ./wSj^.jjji^g hbo'yijr/'itfiij^.tertfcliri; ' (a bisiina < li»ndi!!anbi..foot,»f the ' feet: of jhe' miserable. ' protsnder;; 'Whose role' has' thus ftKdisgracJd,6iir " cpninion lmraauityand our coraition cottntry.i; Mr. Bucii as ak has acted in ' thja T ftiatte ' r ! wifl»,>Ise p)rompt|tade, ' , u>d rt^ have no doubt1 thai succtjss will attendjils ' efforts. 1 The Mormon question >i8 one \that reaelftB' e^rythe ' artl'iToOaewhi...

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Id= 71 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 11 August 1857

fci'-fctfWhffMil* *»*»**^**i VMS-SMI/ ¦F|o«what«eeo«ildI»«5».^^P el " th.ortl<s i wbiI»l>»P*a» Ti«Kt»«ne esoipWeet ing; returning about eight o'elook «a¦ *• »»•> »• stiVtedof-hU paying WM». ***f*£ wasreaJiidedbyaie^rjon abOTe mentKmsA iJWo h.retnrn.4, highly fadlgna.M-d £¦"»"£*. *£ a«t with whieh he «tandi ei»rg*& He was h«M *o btil in tho sum of 1200. . s The DoyUitown.iraaxh. -'Oa mmber of passengers carried over the Doyleatown Branch or ihe North Pennsylvania ¦Bi»Hroad,'seeinj to b« steadily increasing. The' present arranganiew w running'the passenger trains, appears to aniM*» eommuniij-very well, and impresses everyone*^ the many great advantages of a railroad. It gK» a person, an entire d»y in tills city, aid enabUs him to return to his home the «anw evening.' •; Wtn-Duentd Tribute.—The citizens 6fthe First and Second Police Districts) last evening, paid a Veil-deserved Hibute to twpiO£_th«JB«« eourteou«an4-^«»Jent»o*!eri of ihe> PeUesjjB...

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Id= 73 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 11 August 1857

APFAns m mm wm The el' ty WM tolsnbly uoi*i<M> S«i>d»T. JrJ»«t onebradTedpoUewM w«i» ftuaijteTjSaU fortheaoeomnodBtioaofntstossMia. Timiliiiw were visited by the poliomw in plain rtnttos, »i noted, and eharJM aoUftjtMr Re^Stenwffl Sl^d^^?^^ »e«j!yad<i«enmor* tsaa Ua *unl»r nM^fe* S«nd»y previwu. Tk« lam Uqnor detltu Maplain bitterly of th* btek-doorTnaicaa chMby Ike tmiBtr dnlen, aad saythat th*y an PRteHy willing to obey the law to the vvr letter, not AsJ want S>s*« its proviitoiM eatlefmc npni all, law* and qaall. ¦ T^sSiasd JBrywiU&dfctihee4fii3-srvagiinrt the (avdEtus tjw preseisi^nt^^ .- Tb»J>hclen«ai*rof ««i»anU arriving «(fliis port daring th* HWtb. of July .-was . jr,19J; Sag U,tM iSS ttwtattfetiti* JulyMS« " .|«r» one-hal/rf ft* w^«sauW wenftsw LivsnjdC andonljfcnrhundred and&tte«w»raHmeiaafiisi seagen. All but aboet fivo hundred of thai* liav* already goua to Qui.'Vreat, or will go In a few'dn*. The number of ...

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Id= 49 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 11 August 1857

THE MEW CENT COINAGE. . We notice that a statement is extensively published to the effect that some of the coins Issued by tho United States Mint , at Philadelphia, particularly the new cents , arc of light weight. The Public Ledger of Saturday having contained tho extract alluded to, furnished its readers yesterday with the following full refutation of the charge: We havo been furnished by tho Dlrootor of the Mint with aomo Important foots In relation to coinage, whioh explains the oiimo of variation in weight, and oxoulpates the . offioors of tho institution from censure, which the article published in the Ledger of Saturday, extraoted from a Now York paper, impeaching more especially the late issues of the cent coin, attempts to fasten on them. Under the most rigid cases, variations in the weight of individual ooins from the exact standard must nooessarily take place, and such variations are provided for in tho laws regulating the standard.. In tho gold coins, the admitted vari...

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Id= 72 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 11 August 1857

CAMDEN AFFAIRS Committed to thf County Priton—A. mtn named Charles Fish wa» committed to the County Prison on Sunday evening, from QloueMter, on lib* charge of diiordely ooaduol. It appears that he had visited the Camp Meeting at that place, agd eome aerau a colored female, with -whoa he watered Into an argument in reference to some reiigasoi quostion, which not only attracted the atteatiouof a larg* asdtance, but also one of the special pilje* oSeen, who being anxious to make a little osuirgs , hak him-into rastoiy, and taking ttnveetn a magistrate preferred tbe above charges. Kr. Pub, considering that he hod violated no lav by iBdulging in » privilege giiararit««4br the CoostJittiMi, vix: Free cGaoumon, positively refe»d th* J*Jment of either fins or eoat*, (to make wUekab thought by some to have been the sole object o?ft* arrest, and wa« committed to prison. - < '/ . Charged with Horu-Sleali*£. —Oti Sttawy night, officer W. 8. IDuaa, of Major Vstufaftttt, arrested ...

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Id= 61 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 11 August 1857

Protest Against the American. Methodist De pnlttllon. AFFAIRs ' lN IBANOE. Qokbio, August 10.—The following particulars of foreign Intelligence are furnished by the steamer India, in addition to tlio«» already telegraphed. ' The steamer Oity or Baltimore left Liverpool for New York, simultaneously with thBlndia. QBKAT BRITAIN. In the House of lards, on Monday, Lord GUaricarde moved the production of papers relative to the ajnvlrs in India, and spoke strongly in favor of a complete reform in the Indian Government. The motion was adopted. Also, in the House of Commons , Mr. D'Isracli moved the production of certain papers relative to the organ!. ntlon of th» Bengal Army, and elaborately nviewde the Brltiah-IndUa policy. Ha asserted that the present outbreak would result in national revolts ,and denounced the apathy of tho government in the present dangerous emergency. . ' Lord John Bussell moved as an amendment that an addreuihooMbft preMnted to the Qasen assuring h«r that the...

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Id= 56 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 11 August 1857

' TELEGRAPHIC. [snoiu.] .}' 1, Important Decision of Ihe Secretary ol tti« ' Treasury on »ho Central Appraise™, ' WAsiUHOTOX, August 10, 1867.—The act olVa&a, 1881, authorlilug tho appointment of four appraisers at larg«—one of which was stationed at Boston , one at New York, one at Philadelphia, and one at Baltimore—nince which time two have been added : one at New Orleans, aud one at San franciteo. Their duty Is to tiilt distant points, and when no engaged their actual travelling expenses are paid. The act eatabllshf 1 their compensation at twenty-ore hundred dollars per annum, and .their SQtaAU,tr«v. eU!ng.-,.expe'»»»..*<>, 6* regulated by the Secretary ofthe Treasury." Under this act Mr. Corwln, irhlle gacrelary of the Tmrory, allowed tkem, asaetualtraveHlngoxpensej, fen cents per mile for every mile travelled, and two dollars par day for every day the? were alwont from the post at whlch'they were stationed, In addition to their annual salary. This regula...

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Id= 67 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 11 August 1857

To thi Editor 0/ Ihe trtis: Norbisiowii, Pa. , Aug. 8th, 1857. The Pbkss, of Augustoth, reports a discovery of Professor Pieroe, of Cambridge University, By philosophical inductions, a priori, X found the same facts, Yo\»r«rUe!e was too brief to become fully aware of the theoretical inferences of Professor Pieroe, but they seem to differ enentially from my prentisei, and to enter for the present less into the details and connections of causes and effects. A volume In German (a copy of which I forwarded to Prof. Plorce,) containing my theory and other matters, or discoveries, perhaps of some interest, was published, a few days ago, by F. W. Thomas, Fourth street, near OalloWhill, Philadelphia. Yours, respectfully, O. Rxicbkxbach. Postage st»mpi will not be Redeemed. Assistant Postmaster General Horatio King, In an answer to an Inquiry as to whether the Department is under obligation to redeem stamps, ff requ«t«(lttpllejthat "thoro is no provision what-«v«r in the act it March 3d1...

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Id= 63 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 11 August 1857

From Washington—Postal Arrangements—The Sioux Indians. Washington , August 10.—The ' PostmMter General hu nearly completed arrtngetnents'by which to concentrate at Cincinnati, by the most prompt and expeditions means, the great Northern and Eutern malls, thence to be distributed throughout tha Western States sind Terrltorlesgenerally. He Is also endeavoring to improve the Southern mall service. Advices to the War Department, from FortS!dg«ly, to July 80th, state that u soon as Major Sharman's command repaired to the Yellow Stone river, Minnesota, the Sioux Indians were overawed and became submissive. No further information in relation to Inpadukall's band has been reeciv&d. Buffalo Grain Market. BorriLO, August 10,1 P. M.—Flour U nnchanged—sales to-day 900 bbli. at $6 79 for choice Ohio and Wisconsin, aud $7 for extra do. Wheat is firm—sales to-day 32,000 bns. at $1 Wai 30 for Chicago spring; $115 for MllwaukleGlub; tl 70al 79 for new white winter, and 11 37 for old red ...

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Id= 57 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 11 August 1857

[Bpeclal Plspatch.] , Wasbikotoh, Aug. 10.—The departure of the military force from Lawrence, Kansas, hu loft a peaceful community behind It. Governor Walker, to w 'im great credit is due for hli energy and. sagacity In this, as In all the other troubles in Kansas, writes In high spirits to the Administration. Minnesota Affairs. Wasbihotok, August 10.—The Special Agant sent to Minnesota, reports to the Interior Department, ia a letter recelvod to-day, that no further outrages had been perpetrated by the Indians in that Territory. He says, a local alarm prevail^ among the frontier settlers, who are daily deserting thbtr Improvement!, and leaving the Territory. But he thinks the arrival or the troops, will restore their confidence, and effoctaally overawe tho Indians. > Drowned at Havre de Grace* Hivkj! ni Grace, Aug. 10.—The body of a man was found at Spring's Point, opposite this place yesterday. It is supposed from pspers found on him tint hia name Is Henry B. Thomas, of...

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Id= 75 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 11 August 1857

AnecdMe <( tk* rmMrn. A letter from Washington to the S»ii itaasahb Pam ' «,oont»iri» tho following: " ~ ^ "The l^eiident »M remov»d to hit soai»rtrw«ideneenaar tb* Ballet' * Beats, akoni tw* abi • half mHt$ ftom th* . White Hook. h» ttmm ia daily to the exeoAtrra ntamte. abost t«o «s«£ek and after Haying long tnofljh to disekaMndi butinesi aa r«uire*«ai«i«gd1>^>>. ff#»- out,-kad bMnsiMWM fn M»-sigminw^feMay s* rve as a wsj(»Uj| to aU wbeh»v« b*5i* 5S the «x«oiiv», ttJitow tt^j^mNHefafim p«dug ttete . Wa«« to^ySi^^^^ prewntiag it. At all evt^ttdtora -aHm^f ieatwHuid I«elsion wWeklWier. Ij.diao. teriitie of Mr. Buchjinat UbiktmiifiW 'Th lj *om " lt«ri '* ~ *""'"' " "f itriiiauJftil r retee-tojlgn-it **" **^ *f^n Tff l!i»Bf\i wrlttsfl'dtAisjttfljrJvt tw -ttiBn^fct'%Ijfei*s^akA'}- "'tSSr'^ S^^^ v&MTtr wrott it" " »

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Id= 62 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 11 August 1857

ARRIVAL OF THE FULTON THE LONDON MONEY MARKET. Niw You, Ang. 10.—The steamship Iulton, from Havre and Southampton, brings London papers of Wednesday, the 39th nit. In the London Money Market, on Tuesday, there was a panto created by rumors of another attempt to assassinate Napoleon , and further unsatisfactory advices from India. Consols, which opened at 91a91# for money, fell to MXO91, and after official lones, there was s> further decline or %. Ther* wai an active demand for money, aqd a steady withdrawal of bullion from the Bank of Englnnd. The Paris Bourse closed on Tuesday with a slight decline. * In the London market sugar wu active at an advance of edels. Laurence Benehan, President of the Msjnootn College, is dead.

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Id= 54 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 11 August 1857

AMUSEMEN TS. The very bad state of the weather, yesterday evening, was decidedly against dramatic performances. However, at tat Walnut street Theatre, a gopd many persons witnessed the performances of thf otevtir and interesting troupt of juvtnilei, who commenced ». brief sesjon there und«r Mr. Nogle's managnoen ' t. They will make » unittlon , we ?Uflkr ' - ¦ . . . ' , , "!,, ' , At Sanford's, (Eleventh street,) the nln dM not deter many of bis friends from attending, we understand. At John Drew's National Theatre, was the benefit of Mr. Canning, a general favorite! M. Qodard has been re-engaged for five nights, and re-comminces this evening, with new performances.

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Id= 66 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 11 August 1857

GREAT FETE AT NEWPORT Mr. Wiiiiam S. Wethobe , of Newport, was to give a grand fete champttre yesterday, at his Chateau sur Mer, in honor of Gkoboe Puauobv, Esq. The fete was to take place between tho hours of throe and seven P. M., and It Is said that twenty-four hundred guests had been Invited. The Times says that a steamboat left there on Sunday afternoon, to take on tho New York guests. Wo are inclined to believe Mr. Wxthore had rather a damp day for his ftte. .

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