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Id=244 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 12 August 1857
GREAT WESTERN INSURANCE AND TBPST 00.. PHILADELPHIA, No. 331 data 107) WALNUT STRKJST. charter perpetual. Authoriied capital, $800,000. FIRS INSURANCE—On merchandise generally, household furniture, on stores, dwellings, &e. Limited or perpetual. MARINE INSURANCE—Oa cargoes , freights, and vessels, to all parts of the world. INLAND INSURANCE—On goods by rivers, canals, l akes, and land carriage, to all parts of the country. DIHKOTOS8. Charles 0. Lathrop, 1*B Walnnt Street Alexander Whilldan, 14 North Front Street. Henry D. Moore, Farquhar BuildingsWalnut St. JohnO. Hunterfirm of Wright, Hunter & Co. E. Tracy, flrra of Tracy i. Baker. Thos. L. Gillespie , firm of Gillesple lc Zoller. Btillwell S. DUnop, firm of Bishop, Simons & Co. William Darling , (late of Reading.) Isaac HaslehurBtAttorney and Counsellor. J. B. McCurdy, firm of Jones. White & McCurdy. John Bice00 South Fourth Street. Jaa. B. Sinltnfirm of James B. Smith & Co. Theo. W. Baker...
Id=262 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 12 August 1857
SPRING ARRANGEMENT.—PENNSYLVANIA CENTRAL RAHaOAB.—Smiciajia direct connection with the PITTSBURGH, FOB* WAYNE ASD CHICAGO RAILBOAD. For Cincinnati, gt. Louislows City, Louisville, New Orleans, St. Pauls, Indianapolis, Cleveland, Kansas Terra Haute, ChicagoNebraska. In advance of all other routes out of -Phtlaoejpaia. Forming close cowuciua uiih all tit (heat Water* Railroads, . THROUGH TRAINS - _ " ' Leave Philadelphia, for Pittsburgh »n4 western cities, from the ' Pennsylvania Railroad Passenger Station, south-east corner of ZLEYENTH tnTxtARKST streets, (entrance on Eleventh atfeet,) as follows; MaU Train at T—,A.M. Past Line at 12 55, P.M. Express Matt. »H100, Sight. Columbia R. BLine leaves for HarrMrarg at 2.30, P. M., Lancaster )Accommodation,)r at 4.9>. P. M. Tho Expreas Man runs daily, the other trains, Sundays excepted. For farther particulars b» hand-bill!at the different Btorting-pouits. PaBtengers from ths West will und this the shortest and most expeditious rout...
Id=248 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 12 August 1857
ARCTIC FIRE INSURANCE COMPANYNEW YOBK.-Omce. No 29 Wall street, adjoining the Mechanics' Bank—Cash Capital, tSaO.OQO, with a Rurplus. This Company insure Buildings, Merchandise, Furniture, Vessels in port and their Cargoes, and other property, against Loss or Damage by lire and the Risks of Inland Navigation. DIRECTORS. Henry Grinnell , Joflhua L. Pope, Caleb Barstow, Rufus R. Graves, Henry 0. Brewer, Henry Davis, Edmund Penfold, 0. H. Lilienthal, Hanson K. Corning, Theo. Polhemus, jr. Ogden Haggerty, Ellsha K. Morgan. Tnomas Monagsu, Abm. R. Van NeBt, John H. Earle, WlllUm A. Cory, Albert WardThomas S. Nelson, Charles Eoston , James W. Phillips , Louis LorutCharles A. M«y, Samuel G.Glldden, Edward Hlncken, Steph. Cambreleng, Wm, C. Shepard, Thomas Scott , Charles L, Frost John Ward, Lothrop L. Stunrei, Henry K. Bogert, William R. Fosdick, Peter Edes, Emery Thayer, Benjamin It. Flold, Oeo. Westfeldt, . A. K. Vrothinghun, Zalmon Vaylor Thos. Tt. Youngs, Heavy E. Blossom. Samuel L. ...
Id=234 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 12 August 1857
RtOHARD NORRIS & SON, LOCOMOTIVE STEAM ENGINE BUILDERS, SKVlllrtBESTH STBB1ST, HiMILTO Tl, V41BVMW AMD lPniNO OARDKK STREETS, PHILADELPHIA. Xngaged tzdusively in the manufactura of LOCOMOTIVE STEAM ENGINES. Manufacture to order Locomotives. of any arrangementweight or capacity, for the us» of Wood or Colti, or .Bituminous Coal in Us crude slatt. or ANTHRACITE COAL, W1TS00T EHITIISQ SVOIB, O1S 08 ri». In design,.material and workmanship, the Locomotives produced at these Works are equal toand not «xtplletby any. The material* used In construction »rs made oa the spotand Insure tbe best quality and most reliable stock. The large extent of Shopsand Complete Equipment 0/ Maehintry and Tools, enable them to execute the BEST OF WORK WITH ORE AT DBSPATdH, or ANT ABRANaKUEXr BEQUIEID. CHILLED OAR WHEELS , HAMMERED AXLESj With Forgings of any site or form, IEON AND BRASS CASTINGS, And MACHINE WORK generally. HI0HABB H0RB18. HENRY LATIKEB HOBBIS. aul-lv
Id=246 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 12 August 1857
LIFE INSURANCE AND TRUST COMPANY.—The PENN MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, Southeast Corner of THIRD and DOCK Streets. Capital, $612,726 03. INSURES LIVES Tor short terms, or for the whole term of life—grants annuities and endowments—purchases llfo on interests in Real Estate, and mokes all contracts depending on the contingencies of Life. They act as Executors, Administrators, Assignees, Trustees and Guardians. MONEY RECEIVED ON DEPOSIT In any amount-Five Per Cent. Interest allowed from date of deposit, payable back on demand without notice. ASSETS OF THE COMPANY , January 1st, 1867. Looob of the State of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia City, Penn'a Railroad , Camden and Amboy Railroadand other Loan 1170,833 33 Bonds j Mortgages and Real Estate 117,137 19 Stocks in Banks, Insurance, Gas and Railroad Companies 81,729 08 Premium Notes and Loohb on Collaterals 193,692 01 Cash in Bank, due from Agents, Interest, &0 88,780 47 Guarantee Capital, Subscription Notes 100,000 00 $711,22...
Id=239 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 12 August 1857
,.,;, ; , iiooto arib Sl)oca. T~" HO; 448, SOUTHEAST^ OOBNER ^ OF MARKET and FIFTH Streets. Gcnflemen'i Best Patent Leather Gaiter Coots u ii Oalf ... do. do « ¦;• P»t«nt Leather Oxford Ties. " " our io ao * b»j> «,«• ' , ' " P "*nt umn mi O'11 ' ""0 " ¦ Boys' asd Youths' Patent Leather and Calf Bkin Qaltar Bouts and Shoes. , 7 ' • ^-tf j-Botjaleby -- . 080. W.TATMIB. •ClALt STOCK OF BOOTS L AND SHOES': .T -JOBBPHHiTHOMPSONft 00., No. 814 HAR. pi 8t««t, and No«. «-»«a .», raANkLm/PLAOE. hav» now In storo a large and well-assorted «£ek of BOOIB end 8H0K8, ot City and-Eutom mu,Smi Slg.^ 9 ^"" 00 «» "W'frm.T^L° nTor ,iu/er»»r9 Invited to call and examlo»^elr[ stock. I ^HARLES P. CALDWELLi-WhSosaie
Id=245 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 12 August 1857
PHILADELPHIA FIBE AND LIFE INSUBANOE COMPANY, incorporated by tho State of Pennsylvania in 1848, are now established In their NEW OFFICENo. 433 CHESTNUT Street, where they are prepared to make ALL KINDS OF INSURANCE, from LOSS BY FIRE, on ' property of every description, in Town ' or Conntry, including PUBLIC BUILDINGS, DWELLINGS STORES, WAREH0UBE9, FAOTORIBS and MANUFACTORIES, WORKSHOPS, VESSELS. 4c. Also, MERCHANDIZE or all kinds: STOCKS OJ' GOODS, ' Stocks Of COUNTRY STORES, Goeds on STORAGE or in BOND, STOCKS and TOOLS of ARTIFICERS and MECHANICS j FURNITUREJEWELRYFIXTUREStcto., 4c. ic, at moderate rates of preininmand for any period of time. ThiB Company refer to their post career as an ample guarantee for the PROMPT SETTLEMENT of oil their LOSSES. There are at this time no unsettled claims against them. ROBERT P. KING, Pres't. M. W. BALDWIN, Vice PreB't. Fbahois Blaokburhb, Sec'y. aul-3m
Id=247 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 12 August 1857
AMERICAN LIFE INSURANCE AND TRUST COMPANY.—Incorporated by tho Legislature of PennsylvaniaCapital $500000. Charter perpetual. Office In the Company's Buildings8. E. Corner of WALNUT and FOURTH Streets, Philadelphia. This Company insures lives during the natural life, or for short terms, at tho usual mutual rates of other sound companies. Stock rates aboutTwKNTT per cent. lower than above. Premiums may be paid quarterly, half yearly or T°***' jrVE PER CENT. SAVINGS JPUND. Money received on deposit daily, by this old-established Institutionreturnable in Gold, on demand, with five per cent, interest added. Office hours from 9 A. M. till 6 P. M., and on Mondays till 8 P. M. ALEXANDER WUILLDIN Jobs 0.8ms, Sec'y. [aul-lot] President,
Id=258 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 12 August 1857
X>. No. 87 South THIRD Street, Philadelphia. COLLECTIONS promptly mode on til accessible points la the United States and Canada Stocki.Banasike.. Bought. MfSold.wi Commlatkra.. Uncurrent Bank Notes, Checks, *o., bonght .at the lowest rates. Deposits received and Interert allowed, as per arm. msnt. B3l.8m
Id=243 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 12 August 1857
*|7IL00Rrim BOARDS^-24680 feetiOa^ JL' lisa flooring baudsafloatfor sols by KABMNftKAOALBraR Ml IWNartlWitoUhiM. . insurance dotnpanies. , HE Q?AK£R CITY INSURANCE COMPANY, Office No. 408 (Ute 92) WALNUT St. Capital and gurplui1250,000. This Company continues to make Insurance against loss or damage by Fire and the PerUs or the Boa, Inland Navigation and Transportation, at current rates. omoEEs. PrasiJont—G>:0. U. HART Vlcu PresldenO-E. P. EOSS. flecretarjr and Treasurer—H, r, COGGSHALL. Aialatsunt Secretary—S. U. firjTLEB DIBEOTOBS. George H. j , 3 E. W. Bailey, B. P. RosaCharles O. Imlay, A. a.'OattellWm. D. Lewis, ii. t Joseph Edwards , 3.1,. Pomeioy, John 0. Dale, Andrew B. Chambers, lion, Henry M. Fuller, Ii. B Coggshall. Fosters. Perkins, Samuel Joiiea. M D , John H. Chambers, A. P. CheesWoueh au8.lv '
Id= 30 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 13 August 1857
[For tW> Press.] GLASsjIWr-ilUIFACTURING IN PITTSBURGH. As ?ltoid at the closo of my article of yesterday upon fite history of glass manufacture, General James t)'Hnra and Major Isaac Craig woro the plone^ of this olass of enterprise in tho city of Pittabufgli, which for tho last sixty years may bo said to save been undergoing a regular but rapid development, until now it oocupies a promincnos and orient in its line unequalled by any other looaiit^on this continent. Though, inasmuch ga Jinjor Craig withdrew from tte business in'1708, leaving it in tho sole chaigccf .his partner, Gen. O'Hnra, it is generally adinitttd that to tho energy and perseverance of the-lutfor is Pittsburgh mainly indebted for the establishment of this important branch of her mnnuftuturcs. Tho first glass-house of General O'llarn ^ 'had but eight pots, whoso capacity was equal firlhrco boxes .to a blowing. In 1802 additional r alass-works were erocted by the same gentleman, with the view of carrying...
Id= 35 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 13 August 1857
GENERAL NEWS The large and commodious barn, belonging to Mr. George Sinyser , in Manchester township, York county, was consumed by fire on Saturday lost, with all its contents, consisting of abont two hundred tons of hay-about forty tonsof which was of last year's crop—his entire stock of wheat and rye and a portion of his oats crop, a quantity ot straw, two wagons, all his harness, ten or twelve barrels of whiskey, and a number of hogs that were confined in the stables immediately in front of the barn. There was an insurance of two thousand dollars on the barn, nnd two or three thousand on the stock, in the Farmers' Mutual Inraracce Company of Dover, Conewogo, Newborry and East and West Manchester townships. The whole loss is estimated at $10,000. On Sunday morning last the body of a woman was found on the farm of Mr. John HeEeman, a short distance from the Poor-llouse, in Franklin county, Pa., suspended by the neck with a rope^iwhich was attached to a small sapling. The body...
Id= 42 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 13 August 1857
THE GREAT FETE C1IAMPETRE AT m. NEWPORT. The great Ftie Ckampetre given In honor of Mr. Peabody, the London Banker, by Sir. Wetmork, came off at Newport, R. I., on Monday. The correspondent of the New Tork Daily Timts says that it was altogether unprecedented, in Newport at least, for its magnificence, and was a brilliant success. Invitations to some three thousand persons had been issued, and the number presentvras not leas than twenty-five hundred. If it had been given on any other day but Monday, there would have been two or three hundred more; for it was estremelj- inconvenient for many who had received invitations to spend Sunday at Ken-port, which it was necessary to do, a there is no way of reaching this ontof-the-way place on Monday. The little steamboat Governor left New York on Sunday afternoon, and a few guests came in her • but as it is not generally known that there is such a convenience as a Sunday boat from New Tork, many who would have been glad to avail themselves...
Id= 13 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 13 August 1857
, ff#T Our Washington correspondent " X. X.," has- been permitted, hjr the kindness of D.-.J, Bbowkk, Esg., of the Patent Office, to nuke the following extracts fromtbc prepared portions of the forthcoming Agricultural Report 1 : ¦ ¦ -' ' ¦ - (¦ill *ndMe!M«fS—Chemical He>earche> on the Sorche Sucrr, by Charlej T. Juckson, M. D., «1 Beilon, Mass. . On the 29th of October,'1856,1 roooired from the ?ntsnt Office a bottle of expressed juice of the Borghum aacoheratum, erooured from plants raised n]ion the OoTernnientgrounds in*Washington. ThU juice, after, b,eii>g strained through fino linen, had aepecifio gravity of 1,002; and after boiling, and the mparation of »n albuminous bouui, J.055. Three and ailialf fluid ounces of the strained iuico evaporated at.212 deg. F-, until it became n dense atrawyellowayrap, too 'hick to run; when cold, gave 217 prnins of saccharine matter. That portion of the uioe which .had been freed from albuminous mattor^ and filtered throu...
Id= 3 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 13 August 1857
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 13 August 1857
• ' THUBSDAT, AtfGTJSX 13. 1857. , ' ¦'•' - tEDRlI-HOLtlN. - ' ' LmBr-Roiiisi' who was Sinister of the Intorior Jq the French' Government of 1848, and Iran nex^ to hova NAroiEOK Bonapaeik and I Gejietal OatAiat(A!o ,in . the. Presidential contest, exiled himsolf to England after it wjs certain that he had complicity in a conspiracy ; to' orerthrow tte powet ; of Lows Napoleon . 'Ho is'a man-of-energy; force,-.ability, and eloquence. . Ho ig . an-ultraJiberal in politics, ; and the associate and friend of Kossbtu and JUi'znii, 1 In concert with" whom, indeed, he issued a manifesto, on . the fall of Sevastopol, tollipg the . nations that the timo and opportunity had arrived for European Democracy to constitute itself into a powerful unity, arid invoking them to organize and dare. ' H. Ledru-Rollin, irti nisei scarcely add, ia not in the goobVjr/acps of the. royalties and aristocracies of Europe. ' More particularly ' , he is obnoxious tOpXiOOM.NAPOWON.,/ r - . , . > The...
Id= 26 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 13 August 1857
CORRESPONDENCE FROM HAnniSDVRO [Correspondence of The Press.] Hatuiissuiio, August 11,1857. Last evening, Mr. Hnielhurst , tho Jjnow-Sothing candidate for Governor of this Stnto, opened the campaign by addroesing. a forge meeting of the citizens of this place. The mooting was composed of intelligent gentlemen,-holding all abodes of political opinions, and probably, not one in ten who listened to Mr. H. has any idea of giving him their, suffrages next October. Many were attracted by curiosity, to know what tho leader of the forlorn hope of Americanism had to.say for his onusc, and, while they could not sympathize with his principles, thoy yet had respect for the man. ' Mr, Hneelhurstspoko about half an hour. His stylo was calm and graceful, with no attempts at rhetorical flourish or buncombe. In the course of his remarks ho said that ho had no controversy with tho distinguished gentlemen who oouupied Iho sanio position toward the Amonann party. Ho ' was enlisted for a great...
Id= 27 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 13 August 1857
FROM TFILKESDARnE [Correspondence of Tho Ercss.J ' WlLKESDABBE, Aug. 11, 1857. We have awaited thscoming of The Press with Impatience; but at last it huscomo, looking as natural oi life, for any paper looks ' natural to the solid Democracy that has yournamo floating at its masthead. Vie get It by the newsboy, at tho Post ; offico. eyory.evening, and,it is not a "drag" in market either. We fool proud of The Pbess, for wo are satisfied now that tho Democracy of tho old Keystone are to have apapor on which thoy can depend when corporate harpies aro stoalingaway tho birthright of the people—-when faction, fanaticism, and plunder aro joining hands in n corrupt crusade against the Government and the Treasury. Further than this, wo also fool that we are to have a paper of national character and national position—ono that shall not only achieve reputation at homo, hut that shall go heyond provincialisms, apd aid in di' .Mfitjne .PSMeMSJlmsnii j nireme:**-'*—<"»-J<*--^- S...
Id= 19 : [Newspaper Article] — Philadelphia Press — 13 August 1857
The Masonic Order in the JUnited States number three hundred thousand persons, and includes alarge proportion of all the distinguished civil, , military, and professional men. The price asked for Mount Vernon and the tomb oi Washington is $200,000. It has been proposed in Virginia that the Free Masons make up tho sum necessary to purchase it, by the subscription of a dollar or less from each individual. The Boston Traveller thinks that in view of what Mr. Everett has done, and will do, twenty-five cents from each member should answer every purpose. Death amonq oub Statesmen.—Messrs. Maeov and Dobbin, two of President Pieroe'b Cabinet, have died since his retirement, and Postmaster General Campbell has lost his wife. Out of the fifty-nine members of the Senate during the last Congress, no less than five have already passed,away: Messrs. Clayton, of Delawarej Bell, of Now; Hampshire; Adams, of Mississippi; Butler, of South Carolina; and Ruse, of Texas, who was elected President pr...