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the papers there that such a hall must not be built, QUESTIONS AS TO IRRIGATED LANDS. or, if it was built, it must be destroyed. That Southern influence, together with the “lewd fellows of the The movement to form a Friends' colony at Roswell, baser sort,” in Philadelphia, destroyed Pennsylvania Idaho, induces me to present some observations conHall. It was opened on the 14th, and destroyed on cerning the problem of irrigation. the 17th by a mob.
While the first thing towards which attention I was at the hall three days, and on the afternoon
should be directed is whether there is a sufficient of the day it was burnt there were speeches, not at all
number who wish to change their dwelling-place, and inflammatory; even the people themselves, the South
would be glad to join such a colony, it is no less ern people, who were not here, would not have
necessary to make the most exhaustive inquiry possicalled them Our able lawyer, David Paul
ble in regard to the peculiarities of the location and Brown, was the opening speaker. I well remember the particular environment, if the attempt is to be being at the hall. There did not appear to be much
successful. This inquiry can only be satisfactory when ill-feeling among the higher officials of the city against the answers to questions come from those living in the abolitionists, particularly in the early part of the these localities, and who moreover are known to be week, at the opening of the hall; but the mob spirit not only truthful but well informed and unprejudiced. seemed to increase, and it grew very violently and fast
For no one, especially in an irrigated country, can till on Fifth-day evening (I think it was) the 17th of learn, without several months of mingling with the May. Mayor Swift was there, and the hall was full people and studying the state of things, the conditions of people. The crowd outside began to collect, and of success or failure. the first thing they did was to throw brick-bats and For instance: How much water is necessary stones into the hall. The Mayor virtually gave up the season through for any certain number of acres ? to the mob the disposition of the hall; he said to Different localities, having different soil, would require them, “You are my police, gentlemen ; I want you to different amounts, but there is a certain amount take care of it.” They did take care of it—just as which may be taken as a standard, viz : one cubic John Swift wanted it; I thought so at the time, and I foot per second for eighty acres. All rivers in this think so yet. The mob tore out the gas-pipes, and country are not available for irrigation, and those set fire to the building; and in a very few hours it was that are available do not always have enough water consumed. It was a fine bonfire for the mob; and
for the valleys through which they flow. the hall dedicated to “ Virtue, Liberty, and Independ- When these points are settled then see what your was in ashes. I was in town the next morn
water-right will cost. If a perpetual water-right is ing. I saw our beautiful hall in ruins. The author
The author- in question, how many votes are there, and who has ities were responsible for the destruction of it by the the majority ?
the majority? If the ditch-owners, of course they mob; but they did not make themselves so, legally, control the whole, and only those who have lived and the stockholders lost their money, after a vexa- under a monopoly know all that this implies. How tious lawsuit.
many more settlers must enter that the owners of The hall being burned, the mob cleared out and
the land may have the majority ? Will it be possible went about other business; that other business was to
to furnish all of them with enough water for their harry and vex the colored people. That was the next holdings ? Again, one must have a well and this in business that was almost sure to follow any kind of some soils is a source of much trouble and expense, mob in Philadelphia in those early times,—to destroy How many manufacturers are there, and of what the property of the colored people. I remember as I kinds ? Are they near enough to provide a market for went around (I was in business then that took me to farm products ? What are the laws governing the cara great many people's houses), all the colored people rying of water ? A ditch may have a prior right over were fearing their houses would be burned, and
some other ditch, and yet the amount of water may a great number of them were burned.
be limited, because the source of its water supply John G. Whittier was editor then of the Penn
is not sufficient to give it all it has filed on. sylvania Frecman, the organ of the anti-slavery
When all these and other points are satisfactorily people. His office, the anti-slavery office, had been settled, the individual will need to consider whether moved into Pennsylvania Hall. His papers were all he is upheld by the Inward Teacher in the movement burned, together with all, or a great many, of the
he is contemplating. For only as the Friends live papers belonging to the Anti-Slavery Society.
up to their profession of being guided by the Light The abolitionists, or those considered such, had Within can they expect to be made a means of to flee for their lives. The mob went up to destroy spreading the truth in the world. And it appears to James and Lucretia Mott's house, which was on 9th
me that he is a poor Friend who does not desire to street below Vine, but they had gone to a place of safety: help bring the world at large nearer the truth. I think it was in that mob, (there were several
Friends have not been for a long time what is other mobs), in that same riot that the little building called a proselyting people, but the kind of proselytthat was used for the Colored Orphans, on 13th street ing that a real Friend would do is greatly needed just below Willow, was partly destroyed, and the here, as well as elsewhere, and if Friends do not do orphans had to be removed. The old building is
The old building is the work, who will ? standing there yet; I oftentimes see it, and it brings By “the kind of proselyting," etc., I mean that to my mind the trouble we passed through then.
life and testimony-bearing, which, it seems to me, all (Conclusion to follow.)
who believe in the Christ within will necessarily show
The Forest Fires. forth to the world, which is the only true way of be- In the paragraph under Current Events, in the last INTELLIcoming more like the Christ in the flesh, who lived
GENCER, the word “fruits
“fruits" is printed, at the end of the fifth so long ago.
line from the bottom, instead of “forests.' Trusting that no word I have said here will dis- The terrible destructiveness of these fires is not apprecourage those who ought to come, I sign myself.
ciated, the Springfield Republican says:
• The country's forest area has now become so denuded that every fire, like S. A.
those that have just been raging in Wisconsin and Colorado,
is a national calamity.' •Not only is a vast amount of timber The Bones of Columbus.
destroyed, but the soil in the neighborhood declines by 75
per cent. in fertility owing to the absence of the nitrogen Harper's Bazar.
supplied by the forests. America's care of one of the greatest HAVANA despatches say that on September 26 the remains of
resources supplied by nature continues to be a national shame. Columbus were taken out of the sarcophagus in the cathedral
The government has lately established a ranger system, but at Havana, in which they had rested for more than a century, the foresters are said to be political henchmen controled by the and were sealed up in a proper box to be shipped back to
Under their protecting care fires are sure to be Spain. Columbus died in 1506, and was ceremoniously buried as frequent as ever. It is certain that the fires of the past at Valladolid. Seven years afterwards (1513) his remains
week were as destructive as any the country has known.' were moved to Seville and deposited in a chapel of the monastery of Las Cuevas, where, in 1526, they were joined by the body of his son Diego. In 1536 both bodies were moved
The Spanish People. to Hispaniola and deposited in the principal chapel of the cathedral of San Domingo. In 1795, when San Domingo SOME opinions concerning the Spanish people are expressed passed to France, the Spaniards moved what was believed to by Edward Everett Hale in one of the chapters, (published in be the body of Columbus to Havana; but the story is that the Outlook), of his series on “James Russell Lowell and his they took not Christopher, but Diego, and the proof offered
Times.'' Lowell, it will be remembered, was some time Minis that Columbus, by his will, ordered the chains he wore in
ister to Spain, and Dr. Hale visited the country during that his imprisonment to be buried with him, which was dune, but
time. He makes these observations : that the coffin moved to Havana had no chains in it. On
“I conceived a very high respect for the rank and file of this ground, and perhaps for other reasons, the San Domingo people have always averred that their cathedral still held all
the Spanish people. Ignorant? Yes, if reading and writing that was left of Columbus ; and perhaps they are right,
are the tests of ignorance. For only one-fifth of the populathough their claims have never had any standing in Havana
tion can read their own language. But the people themselves,
the average people, as I saw them, seemed to me a very civil, or in Spain. There is no present indication that any serious opposition friendly, self-respecting, thoughtful
, and industrious people. will be made to the transfer of Havana's good-enough Colum
They were ready to oblige a stranger, and they did not expect bus back to Spain, though the proceedings may yet become
a penny or a shilling, as an Englishman or an Irishman does matter för negotiation. It may be doubted whether the at
when he has obliged a stranger. tachment of Columbus to Spain was sufficiently strong to
"I see that careful students of the position now say that make him indisposed to continue as a tenant of Cuban soil
the class of people in administration in Spain, the people who
make and unmake ministers and dynasties, are more absoafter the departure of the Spanish flag from that island. His burials heretofore have always been occasions of great cere
lutely separate from what I call the rank and file than any
where else in the world. mony, and doubtless the next one will not be an exception.
I had a suspicion of this when I was in Spain.
These views concerning the people correspond with the obWho Advised the Czar?
crvations of Bayard Taylor, derived from familiar inter
ourse with them, in a ride in north-eastern Spain, from the The Tsar's disarmament proposals still continue to arouse in- heighborhood of Barcelona up to the Pyrenees. The detachterest among the thoughtful men. No one doubts the perfect nent of the ruling classes from the people has been more sincerity of the young Tsar. For a long time his thoughts han once dwelt on by the INTELLIGENCER. have been set upon peace and the peaceful development of Siberia and the Far East. According to Arnold White, the London correspondent of Harper's Weekly, the Tsar's rescript is due to a Jewish gentlemen, M. Bloch, a retired banker
Sickness Among Soldiers: of great wealth and benevolence, with a remarkable taste for The truth that war involves death by disease, as well as death statistics and a wide knowledge of sociology and economics. in battle, will be learned presently, it is to be hoped. It was he who, in his interview with the Tsar about the terrible
Much has been said about the immunity of the British condition of the Jews of Poland, convinced his majesty that a
army in the Soudan from disease, and it is ascribed to various disarmament conference was practicable and advisable.
influences. A London dispatch of the 5th instant says that a
dispatch from Cairo states that “sickness and death are inSpanish Soldiers.
creasing among the troops who have returned from the
Soudan.' A VISITOR to Portsmouth, N. H., before the removal of the
In his testimony before the Commission of Inquiry, at Spanish prisoners to Spain, speaks of their youth. "Here
Washington, on the 7th instant, General Green, who was one of and there were boys, surely not more than fourteen, and the commanders at Manila, said the suffering and death in many of them !"
the American army was small compared with what he had George Kennan, describing, in the Outlook, the interior observed elsewhere. “He had seen more suffering in the of the Morro Castle, at Santiago, a guard-room, or barrack- Turkish army in a day then in the American army in a room, where the soldiers stayed, mentions particularly some month, and there were 60,000 Russian troops ill with typhoid skillful drawing on the walls, and then adds : “ It is a fact fever at the close of the Russian campaign.' which perhaps may not be wholly unworthy of notice, that The Philadelphia Bulletin says: “The fewer troops we are among the sketches I saw and the mural inscriptions I copied obliged to send to Cuba the better. The expense of mainin all parts of Morro Castle, there was not an indecent picture taining a large army in the island will be enormous, and the nor an improper word, sentence, or line. Spanish soldiers experience of American soldiers in Santiago and its vicinity may be cruel, but they do not appear to be vicious or corrupt shows that a heavy percentage of sickness and mortality in the way that soldiers often are.
among the men is inevitable."
ammunition, and provisions, and the Spanish engineer officers think Havana “impregnable.' Admirable Sampson, chief of the American commission at Havana, is reported as in very ill health.
The Paris “ Commune" Redescribed. ALL who remember the reports of conditions in Paris, in 1871, during the rule of the “Commune," will recall them with sensations of horror. But here is a witness who comes forward to say that the facts of the case were by no means so lack as they were painted. Prof. Simon Newcomb, the distinguished American astronomer, was in Paris at the time, and now, writing his recollections in the Atlantic Monthly, he says:
"" I should not deem it worth while to record any of our observations of the Paris Commune, were it not that they materially modify the impressions commonly given by the -numerous writings on the history of the Commune. What a historian says may be quite true, so far as it goes, and yet may be so far from the whole truth as to give the reader an incorrect impression of the actual course of events. The following extract of a letter which I wrote to a friend, may not be devoid of interest :
“I must do all hands the justice to say that they are all very well behaved. There is nothing like a mob anywhere, so far as I can find. I consulted my map this morning, right alongside the barricade, and in full view of the builders, without being molested, and wife and I walked through the insurrectionary districts without being troubled or seeing the slightest symptoms of disturbance. The stores are all open, and everyone seems to be buying and selling as usual. In all the cafés I have seen, the habitués seem to be drinking their wine, just as coolly as if they had nothing unusual on their minds.'
“ The nearest approach to a mob that I ever noticed was a drill of young recruits of the National Guard, or a crowd in the court of the Louvre being harangued by an orator. Making due allowance for the excitability of the French character, the crowd was comparatively as peaceable as that which we may see surrounding a gospel wagon, in one of our own cities.''
The War Investigating Commission has been continuing its hearings of testimony in Washington. After General Wheeler concluded his testimony, General N. V. Boynton was heard as to the Camp at Chickamauga, General Fitzhugh Lee as to the encampment at Jacksonville, and General Greene as to the camp at San Francisco, and the situation at Manila. The tenor of the testimony of these officers was much the same as that given by General Wheeler—that there were cases of hardship, and defects in administration, but that these were such as are inseparable from war. Two officers who testified on the 7th, one a Major of the “ Rough Riders,” agreed in saying “that no army was ever so abundantly and luxuriously supplied as was the American army in the Spanish war."'
PRESIDENT MCKINLEY and his wife left Washington on the 8th instant, proceeding to Canton, Ohio, where they attended the funeral of George Saxton, Mrs. McKinley's brother, who was fatally shot last week. The funeral took place on the roth, and the President, accompanied by members of the Cabinet, and others then left for Omaha, Mrs. McKinley remaining at Canton.
THE Legislature of Oregon has elected a United States Senator, Joseph Simon, a lawyer of Portland. There has been a vacancy in the representation of Oregon since March, 1897, and the United States Senate has had but 89 members. The full go is now made up.
CURRENT EVENTS. THERE has been fighting between United States troops under General Bacon, and a band of Chippewa Indians, called the Pillager band. The most serious engagement took place on the 5th inst., about thirty miles from Walker, Minnesota, "close to Bear Island."' An officer, Major Wilkinson, and five of the United States soldiers were killed ; the number of Indians killed is not definitely known. Different explanations are given for the “outbreak,” but a Washington dispatch indicates that as usual the Indians had been misused. The tribe, the Chippewas, is one which for many years past had been peaceful, most of its members being engaged in agri culture. The Chippewas took no part in the Sioux uprising of 1862.
The political canvass in Pennsylvania is exciting much attention. A Governor is to be elected, and the Legislature will choose a United States Senator, the term of M. S. Quay expiring. Three candidates for Governor are in the field : W. A. Stone, Republican, George A. Jenks, Democrat, and Dr. S. C. Swallow, nominated by the Honest Government party, the Prohibitionists, and others. The extraordinary feature is the possibility of the independent vote, broken off from the two old parties, electing Dr. Swallow. It is conceded that the vote for him will be large,--much increased over that which he received in 1897 for State Treasurer, which was about 119,000. It appears doubtful whether a Legislature favorable to Senator Quay will be chosen,
YELLOW fever has taken hold in many places in Mississippi, and a dispatch on the gth from Memphis said the situation was “ assuming grave proportions. There is not a section of the State that has not been visited. Three interstate railways have practically suspended business. Twenty thousard refugees have left the State and gone north to await cold weather. The disease continues to increase steadily in jackson, the State capital. Since September 27 there have been forty-four cases. Only five deaths have been reported since the beginning."
What progress, if any, has been made by the Peace Commission, at Paris, at this writing, has not been disclosed. The question of the “retention” of the Philippine Islands, (though the United States has possession of but a small part of them), seems to be the most serious one. The Spanish at Madrid are said to be just awakening to the unpleasant knowledge that this is the American demand. General Merritt, who went from Manila to Paris, to advise the Commissioners, is reported as advising the retention of the Philippines. On the 9th instant (First-day), the American Commissioners were invited by the French President, Faure, to attend a horse-race at Lorgchamps, near Paris. The dispatch says they "thanked him, but declined the invitation."
UNITED STATES SENATOR QUAY, his son, and C. H. McKee, a lawyer of Pittsburgh, (“law partner" of Walter Lyon, the lieutenant-governor of Pennsylvania), were held in $5,000 bail, on the 5th instant, to stand trial in court the charges of misuse of State and bank money in stock speculation through the late J. S. Hopkins, cashier of the People's Bank of Philadelphia. The hearing of B. J. Haywood, former Treasurer of Pennsylvania, who is charged with the same acts, was set for the 12th instant.
The evidence at the hearing on the 5th consisted of letters, telegrams, etc., from Quay and Haywood, and a memorandum book which Hopkins, (who committed suicide), kept. The impression made upon the public mind is that the prosecution is justified by the testimony so far presented, but that a conviction may or may not be had when the case comes to trial.
The evacuation of Porto Rico by the Spanish troops has proceeded, and will be completed, it is now said, next week. Urgent instructions have been sent to the American Commissioners at Havana to hasten the Spanish evacuation of Cuba, and different dates have been assigned as the probable time when it would be effected. Dispatches at this writing (11
11th), from Paris say that the Spanish premier, Sagasta, is likely to refuse to remove Gen. Blanco and his troops from Havana, while the question of the Philippines remains unsettled. Blanco's men are now said to be well supplied with arms,
A very extensive and threatening strike of working people began in Paris last week. It started with the terassiers, or
lowest grade of day laborers, but spread to include masons,
NEWS AND OTHER GLEANINGS. carpenters, stone-cutters, iron-workers, plumbers, locksmiths,
It is doubtful whether the American people know how much and others. A dispatch on the 8th says 40,000 out of 200,000
taxation they are carrying. The national expenditure is now engaged in house-building industries are on strike. Large
about $10 a year per capita—that sum for every man, woman, bodies of troops have been kept under arms,-about 20,000,
and child, and for a family of five $50 a year. This is in and Paris is considered “in a state of siege. Work on the
addition to all other taxes, municipal, country, State, etc. great buildings for the Exposition of 1899 was nearly brought to a stand-still. Schemes of a military overthrow of the gov
-The national pension bill for the next fiscal year, says the ernment, a coup d'etat, have been suspected. The military
Washington correspondent of the Baltimore American, is faction " detest” M. Brissin, the prime minister, who has
being estimated at about $200,000,000. Last year it was compelled a reconsideration of the Dreyfus case in the inter
$150,000,000. Up to Wednesday 525 claims had been pre
sented on account of the Spanish war. est of the civil law.
-Queen Victoria, her daughter, the ex-Empress Frederick An extraordinary report is sent from London of an attempt
of Germany, and grand-daughter, Princess Adolphe of to break open the grave of William Penn, in the burying
Schaumburg-Lippe, had a narrow escape from injury while ground of the Friends at Jordans, in Bucks, near London.
driving at Balmoral, Scotland, on the 3d instant. The queen's The dispatch says the attempt was made on the night of the
horses bolted, the coachman lost control of them, and a 6th instant, and that the parties were frightened off, through
serious accident was only averted by the horses turning into
the woods, where the carriage stuck between the trees. the barking of a dog. "They had tried to open the grave and had dug away about two feet of the ground." It is
members of the royal party were severely shaken and much added that “owing to some suspicion during the past few
alarmed but were not injured. years a watch has been kept on the grave. The guard was
-Zangwill, the London Jewish author, who is now in this removed only recently." On the 7th, the police arrested country lecturing, takes an unfavorable view of the teachers near Chesham, Buckinghamshire, a man who gave his name
in London. "The drama has practically ceased to exist," in as Thomas Firth Woodward, who is suspected of having been
that city, he says.
The New York correspondent of the concerned in the attempt.
Philadelphia Ledger adds to this that in New York, so far this season, the theatres "
have mainly relied on buffoonery and The advance of the British army up the Nile, under
indecency for their hold on the public.' General Kitchener, and the occupancy of Khartoum, brought -Springfield, Mass., Republican: There is a great deal it into proximity with a small body of French troops, further of government by commission going on just now. A comsouth at Fashoda. It has been the presumption that it would mission sits at Havana, at San Juan, and at Paris, another has be the policy of France to hold this place, and the region returned from Honolulu, and yet another is in session at near, which would prevent England from uniting her con- Quebec. To these should be added the commission investi. quered territory on the Nile with her colonies and depend- gating the war, and the national industrial commission of encies in South Africa. Lord Salisbury has made such Congress investigating the conditions of labor.
These are demands upon the French Government, however, that either busy times for Uncle Samuel, for whom the vacation season the force at Fashoda must be withdrawn,—which is expected,
is forever at an end. -or war may follow.
-Soldiers returned from Honolulu state that drastic
measures have been adopted there to enforce discipline. A “PEACĘ JUBILEE," chiefly a street parade of soldiers, Foraging," it is said, had been carried on with a high hand. civil organizations, etc., is proposed to be held in Philadel- General King was obliged to organize a force of mounted men, phia on the 26th and 27th of this month. A public subscrip- and issued an order that any soldier caught foraging would tion to pay the expense is being made, $50,000 being desired. be court-martialed and shot. At this writing, after several weeks' canvassing, the fund is -Madame Carnot, widow of President Carnot of France, reported to be $23,700. There is some evidence that many who was assassinated by an Italian anarchist at Lyons, June persons feel the enreality of the present so-called "
, 24, 1894, died on the 30th ult. She was the daughter of M. and that the expenditure of money for a spectacular show, Dupont-White, a celebrated political economist. “She brought when there are so many urgent calls for important purposes, her husband some fortune, and proved to be of the greatest is unwarranted.
assistance to him in pushing his political interests.
ARMSTRONG & McKELVY
Pittsburgh. BEYMER BAUMAN
Tit:-hurgh, DAVIS CHAMBERS
NOTICES. ** A Conference under the care of Abington Quarterly Meeting's Committee on Philanthropic Labor will be held at Warminster meetinghouse, Bucks county, l'a., on First-day, Tenth month 16, 1898, at 2.30 o'clock p. m.
ARABELI A CARTER, } Clerks
A Conference under the care of the Western Quarterly Meeting's Committee on Temperance and Philanthropic Work, will be held at the Fallowfield meeting-house, on Firstday, Tenth month 16, at 2 o'clock p. m.
All interested are cordially invited to be present.
HORACE L. DILWORTH, Clerk.
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By using National Lead Co.'s Pure White Lead Tinting Colors,
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*** The Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia, held at Race street, will take place on Fourth-day next (the 12th) in the evening, at 7.30 o'clock.
Mary H. FORMAN, } Clerks.
** The second regular meeting of the ** The semi-annual meeting of Philadelphia Macbeth's is the only lampFriends' Temperance Workers will be held in First-day School Union will be held in Friends the meeting-house at Girard Avenue and Seven- meeting-house, 17th street and Girard Avenue, chimney advertised. teenth street, on Seventh-day evening, Tenth on Sixth-day evening, Tenth month 14, 1898,
What of that? month 15, at 8 p. m.
commencing ar 8 o'clock. The Executive Committee especially desire All interested Friends are invited to be present. It's the only make worth that Friends will encourage this good work, by
Clerks. their presence at these meetings.
ANNA A. EMLEY,
advertising JAS. C. EMLEY, President.
Write Macbeth Pittsburgh Pa ** The next Conference under the care of *** The 63d Annual Meeting of the Library Association of Friends will be held in the Lec- Concord Quarterly Meeting's Committee
CLEMENT A. WOODNUTT ture Room of Friends Central School, 15th and Philanthropic Labor will be held in the meetRace, streets, on Sixth-day evening, Tenth ing-house at Goshen, Chester county, Pa., on
Undertaker month 21, 1898, at 8 o'clock.
First-day, Tenth month 16, 1898, at 2.30 p. m.
1728 GIRARD AVENUE, PHILADELPHIA. mittee of Management for the ensuing year.
CHARLES PALMER, Clerk.
A large attendance is desired, and all inter- Conference at Upper Springfield meeting-house,
UNDERTAKER *** A meeting will be held under thc auspices
F. S. ZELLEY, Clerk. of the Quarterly Meeting's Philanthropic Com
and EMBALMER mittee, on Sixth-day, Tenth month 21, at 4 * Abington First-day School Union will be
ESTABLISHED 1860. p. m., at Race Street meeting-house (Room No. held in Warminster Friends' meeting-house, on I), for the purpose of explaining to mothers and Seventh-day, Tenth month 15, at 10 a. m. All
TELEPHONE 5807. teachers a systematic method of teaching sewing. Friends interested are especially invited. CASSANDRA T. CARR, Chairman. Trains leave Reading Terminal, 10.02 a. m
No. 1313 Vine Street, for Johnsville Station, a short distance from the The Young Temperance Workers of meeting-house: Girard Avenue and 17th street have resumed
Ellwood Heacock. their semi-monthly meetings,- on the first and
Phianthropic Committee of Philadelphia Yearly
Friends' meeting-house, at Trenton, N. J., on
All interested are invited to be present. 16. Radnor, Appointed Meeting, 3 p. m. 23. Merion, 10.30 a. m.
*** United Evening Meetings, Philadelphia. ELEVENTH MONTH :
on First-day, at 7.30 o'clock, during Tenth Royal Blue Line to New York. 6. Green Street, 10.30 a m.
month, at Fourth and Green streets, excepting 20. Frankford, 10.30 a. m.
on Tenth month 30, when it is at 35th St and AQUILA J. LINVILL, Clerk. Lancaster Avenue, West Philadelphia. The
general attendance of our members is urged, * The regular meeting of Concord First- whether belonging to that meeting or not. day School Union will be held at Middletown
Scenic Reading Route to meeting-house, Delaware county, Pa., on Seventh-day, Tenth month 15, convening at 10.30
READING, HARRISBURG, GETTYSS. F. Balderston's Son All interested are invited to attend.
BURG, CHAMBERSBURG, SHAMO
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* A Conference under the care of Philadelphia Quarterly Meeting's Philanthropic Committee will be held in Schuylkill meeting-house, on First-day, Tenth month 30, 1898, at 2.30 p. m.
Subject : “ Temperance."
Our friend Joseph S. Walton expects to be in attendance.
An invitation is extended to all.
The 9.05 a. m. train on the Reading Railroad, also the 12.30 p. m., on the Penna. Railroad, Schuylkill Division, will be met at Phoenixville.
ANNA K. WAY,