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THE Consul of the United States at Palermo, Italy, reports, under date of Eleventh mo. 12th, that there have 3937 eases of cholera in that city-of which 2093 proved fatal. Over 60.000 people succeeded in leaving the city.
Four inches of snow,--the first of the season, there,-fell at Chester, Vt., on First-day night. The tops of the Catskill mountains were covered with snow on Secondday.
TRAINS on the Canadian Pacific Railroad, through from Montreal to Donald, 40 miles beyond the summit of the Rocky Mountains, have begun to run, the first one leaving on the 2nd instant. The distance is 2445 miles. It is expected to open through to Port Moody, on the Pacific Coast, next Spring
DEATHS in Philadelphia, last week, numbered 327, an increase of 17 over the previous work. There were 47 by consumption, 18 by croup, 14 by diphtheria, 10 by typhoid fever, 16 by imflammation of the lungs.
NOTICES. Quarterly meetings in Eleventh month will occur as follows:
9th. Baltimore, Little Falls, Md.
Salem, West, O.
Duanesburg, Duanesburg, N. Y.
Fairfax, Woodlawn, Va.
Southern, Camden, Del.
Circular meetings in Eleventh month will occur as follows:
15th. Berwick, Pa., 11 A. M.
THE WEATHER LAST MONTH. THE following is the meteorological summary for last month, from the officer of the U. S. Signal Service stationed in Philadelphia:
Mean barometer, 30.012
Highest velocity of wind and direction, 36 miles, northeast, on the 29th.
Number of clear days, 14.
> The Association of Friends for the promotion of First-day schools within the limits of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting will hold its Annual Meeting at Race street meeting-house, on Seventh-day, Eleventh month 7th, at 10 A.M., holding two sessions. Reports are desired from all the Unions and such First-day schools, reading associations, sewing schools, etc., not connected with Unions. Delegates should also be appointed, and the general attendance of all interested is solicited.
PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD AND LEASED
ON AND AFTER AUGUST 15, 1885.
*Daily. Daily, except Sunday. New York and Chicago Limited” of Pullman Pal
*11.50 a.m. Fast Line, Pittsburg and the West
*8.50 p.m. Chicago and Cincinnati Express Western Express
*11.20 p.m. Pacific Express West
*4.30 a.m. Harrisburg Express
27.40 a.m. Niagara Express Watkins Express
211.50 a.m. Erie Mail and Buffalo Express, except Saturday
il.20 p.m. Kane Express
27.40 a.m. Lock Haven Express
24.30 a.m. Renovo Express, 311.50 a.m. On Sunday, 4.30 a.m. Martinsburg Express, 24.30 and 7.40 a.m. Chambersburg and
Hagerstown Express, 27.40 a.m. and 5.40 p.m.; daily at 4.30 and
11.50 a.m. Shenandoah Valley Express, with through car to Montgomery,
every week-day, at 5.40 p.m. Sundays at 11.50 a.m., and New
Orleans Express, daily, at 4.30 a.m. Luray Express, 27.40 Harrisburg and York Express
*7.00a.m. Mail Train Harrisburg Accommodation
22.15 p.m. York and Hanover Express
27.40 a.m. York, Hanover and Frederick Express
24.30, 11.50 a.m. Columbia and York Express
SCHUYLKILL DIVISION. For Manyunk, Conghohocken and Norristown, 5.10, 7.25, 8.37 and
10.30 a.m. 12.25, 2.20, 3.35, 4.30, 5.10, 5.52, 6.20, 8.00, 9.55 and 11.40 p.m. On Sunday, 8.28 and 10.22 a.m., 1.01, 2.35, 5.20,
8.40 and 10.20 p.m. For Phænixville, Pottstown and Reading, 5.40 and 8.57 a.m., 2.20,
4.30 and 6.20 p.m. Sundays, 8.28 a.m., 1.01 and 5.20 p.m.
FOR NEW YORK. Express on week-days, 3.20, 4.35, 5.00, 5.45, 6.50, 7.30, 8.20, 8.30, 11
and 11.15 a.m. (Limited Express 1.14 and 4.50 p.m.), 12.44, 3, 4, 5, 6, 6.30, 7.10, 7.40 and 9.16 p.m. and 12.01 night. On Sundays, 3.20, 4.35, 5, 5.45, 8.30 a.m., 12.44, 4 (Limited Express, 4.50),
6.30, 7.10 and 7.40 p.m. and 12.01 night. For Brooklyn, N. Y., all through trains connect at Jersey City
with boats of “Brooklyn Annex," affording direct transfer to Fulton Street, avoiding double ferriage and journey across
New York City. Express for Boston, without change, 6.30 p.m. daily. For Sea Girt, Spring Lake, Ocean Beach, Ocean Grove, Asbury
Park and Long Branch, 8.00 and 11.30 a.m., 2.44, 3.30 and 4 p.m. on week-days. Saturdays only, 5 p.m. Sundays, 8 a.m. does not stop at Ocean Grove and Asbury Park). For Free
hold, 5 p.m., week-days. Daily except Sunday: Express for Easton, Delaware Water
Gap, Scranton and Binghamton, 8.00 a.m., 12.01 noon and
6.00 p.m. For Scranton and Water Gap, 4.00 p.m. FROM KENSINGTON STATION, FRONT AND NORRIS STS. For New York, 6.50, 7.40, 8.30, 10.10 and 11.15 a.m., 12.05, 2.10, 3.15,
4.55, 5.35, 6.10 and 11 p.m. on week-days. On Sundays,
8.25 8.m. Daily except Sunday: Express for Easton, Delaware Water Gap,
·Scranton and Binghamton, 7.40 a.m., 12.05 noon and 5.35 p.m. For Scranton and Water Gap, 3.15 p.m.
FROM MARKET STREET WHARF. Express for New York, via Camden and Trenton, 9.00 a.m. on
week-days. Express for Long Braneh and intermediate stations, 8.30 a.m.
and 4 p.m. Sundays, 7.30 a.m. Trains for Trenton, connecting for New York, 6.20, 7.30, 10.30 a.m.,
12 noon, 2.30, 3.30, 4.30, 5.30 and 7.00p.m. On Sundays,
6.45 p.m. PHILADELPHIA, WILMINGTON AND BALTIMORE
RAILROAD. TRAINS LEAVE NEW BROAD ST. STATION. For Baltimore and Washington, 12.20, 3.45, 7.20 9.10, 10.16 a.m., 12.05 noon, 12.30 (Limited Express), 4.02 and 6,03 p.m. For Baltimore only, 5.05 and 11 p.m.
On Sunday, 12.20, 3.45, 7.20, and 9.10 a.m., and 6.03 p.m. For Baltimore only, 11 p.m.
For Richmond, 12.20, 7.20 and 12.05 noon (Limited Express, 12.30 p.m.) On Sunday, 12.20 and 7.20 a.m.
Sleeping-car tickets can be had at Broad and Chestnut Streets, 838 Chestnut Street and Broad Street Station.
The Union Transfer Company will call for the check baggage from hotels and residences. Time-cards and full information can be obtained at the station and at the following
No. 838 Chestnut Street,
S. E. Corner Broad and Chestnut Streets. TICKET OFFICES:
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No. 324 Federal Street, Camden. CHARLES E. PUGH,
J. R. WOOD, General Manager.
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632 LETTERS BY THE WAY,
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. 634 THE FIRST DAY SCHOOLS : Closing of Wrightstown School,
634 Meeting of the Philadelphia Association,
635 EDUCATIONAL: The Advantage of a College Education,
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640 NEWS AND OTHER GLEANINGS, CURRENT EVENTS, MT. PLEASANT SCHOOL; ACKNOWLEDGMENT,