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The year 1883 is the latter part of the 5613rd and the beginning of the 5644th year since the creation of the world, according to the Jews. The year 5614 commences on Oct. 2, 1883, being the 1st year of the 298th cycle of 19 years. The year 1883 answers to the 6596th of the Julian period, to the 2836th from the foundation of Rome, to the 2659th of the Olympiads, and to the year 7891-2 of the Byzantine Era. The year 1301 of the Mohammedan Era commences on Nov. 2, 1883; and Ramadân (month of abstinence observed by the Turks) commences on July 6, 1883.
ASTRONOMICAL SYMBOLS AND ABBREVIATIONS.
6 Conjunction, or having the same Longitude or Right Ascension. ☐ Quadrature, or differing 90° in Longitude or Right Ascension. Opposition, or differing 180° in Longitude or Right Ascension.
O Full Moon
3 Juno 4 Vesta
Aug. 5, 1283
The Moon will be in the zenith at the beginning of the Eclipse, at a place whose longitude is 193° ' east of Greenwich and latitude 13 south; at the middle in a place whose longitude is 18' east and latitude 13° 5' south, and at the end at a place whose longitude is 176' east and latitude 13° 10′ south. Eclipse visible from western parts of North America and Australia. The Total Eclipse of the Sun, May 6; the central Eclipse begins at 20 minutes after 8 p.m., in east longitude 156° nearly, and south latitud-35°. The Central Eclipse ends at 27 minutes after 11 p.m., in west longitude 87° nearly, and south latitude 14' nearly. The central line passes across the South June 20 Pacific Ocean. Eclipse visible from Eastern Australia and Central America.
The Partial Eclipse of the Moon on the morning of Oct. 16 begins at 18 St. John Baptist-Midsum. Day 24 59 minutes after 5 a m., the Moon setting about half an hour afterwards, so 23 St. Michael-Michaelm. Day Sept. 29 that it is partly visible here. The middle of the Eclipse will be at 54 minutes Nov. 9 after 6. and it ends at 49 minutes after 7 a.m. At these times the Moon will be in the zenith of places whose longitudes are 94 west of Greenwich and Dec. 2 latitudes 92 north and 120 west, and latitude nearly 10° north, respectively. Ee ipse visiblein Europe, America, and West Africa.
April 1 18T SUNDAY IN ADVENT
23 St. Thomas
29 CHRISTMAS DAY
LAW SITTINGS, 1883.
The Annular Eclipse of the Sun, on Oct. 30 and 31. The Central Eclipse begins at 8 minutes after 10 p.m. on the evening of Oct. 30, Greenwich mean time, in longitude 126 east of Greenwich and latitude 42 north, and ends at 34 minutes after 1 on the morning of the 31st in longitude 122' west of Greenwich and latitude 16° north. The Central Eclipse begins in 422 north in the North Pacific Ocean, gradually approaches the Equator to a point at 10° north of it in west longitude 160°, and then inclines northward to a point 16° north of the Equator or 122 west longt tude. Seen from the North Pacific Ocean, partially from eastern coast of North Asia and western coast of North America.
THE QUEEN AND ROYAL FAMILY.
THE QUEEN.-VICTORIA, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, &c., Queen, Defender of the Faith. Her Majesty was born at Kensington Palace, May 24, 1819; succeeded to the throne June, 20, 1837, on the death of her uncle King William IV.; was crowned June 28, 1838; and married, Feb. 10, 1840, to his Royal Highness Prince Albert. Her Majesty is the only child of his late Royal Highness Edward, Duke of Kent, son of King George III. The children of her Majesty are:
Her Royal Highness Victoria Adelaide Mary Louisa, PRINCESS ROYAL OF ENGLAND AND PRUSSIA, born Nov. 21, 1840, and married to his Royal Highness William, the Crown Prince of Germany, Jan. 25, 1858, and has issue, living, three sons and four daughters.
His Royal Highness Albert Edward, PRINCE OF WALES, born Nov. 9, 1841; married, March 10, 1863, Alexandra of Denmark, (Princess of Wales), born Dec. 1, 1844, and has issue, Prince Albert Victor, born Jan. 8, 1864, George Frederick Ernest Albert, born June 3, 1865; Louisa Victoria Alexandra Daginar, born Feb. 20, 1867; Victoria Alexandra Olga Mary, born July 6, 1868; and Maud Charlotte Mary Victoria, born Nov. 26, 1869.
Her Royal Highness Alice Maud Mary, born April 25, 1843; died Dec. 14. 1878; married H.R.H. Prince Frederick Louis of Hesse, July 1, 1862, had issue five daughters and two sons: the second son died by an accident, May, 1873; the youngest daughter died Nov. 15, 1878.
His Royal Highness Alfred Ernest Albert, Duke of Edinburgh, born Aug. 6, 1844; married the Grand Duchess Marie of Russia, Jan. 23, 1874, and has had issue a son, born Oct. 15, 1874, and three daughters, born Oct. 29, 1875, Nov. 25, 1876, and Sept. 1, 1878. Her Royal Highness Helena Augusta Victoria, born May 25, 1846; married to his Royal Highness Prince Frederick Christian Charles Augustus of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, July 5, 1866, and has issue living two sons and two daughters.
Her Royal Highness Louisa Carolina Alberta, born March 18, 1848; married to the Marquis of Lorne, eldest son of the Duke of Argyll, March 21, 1871. His Royal Highness Arthur William Patrick Albert, Duke of Connaught, born May 1, 1850; married Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia, March 13, 1879; issue, a daughter, born Jan. 16, 1882.
His Royal Highness Leopold George Duncan Albert, Duke of Albany, born April 7, 1853; married, April 27, 1882, Princess Helen of Waldeck. Her Royal Highness Beatrice Mary Victoria Feodore, born April 14, 1857. Ernest Augustus William Adolphus George Frederick, DUKE OF CUMBERLAND, second cousin to her Majesty, born Sept. 21, 1845, married Princess Thyra of Denmark; has issue one daughter.
George Frederick William Charles, K.G., DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE, cousin to her Majesty, born March 26, 1819. Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE, daughter of the Landgrave of Hesse and aunt to her Majesty, born July 25, 1797; married, May 7, 1818, the late Duke of Cambridge. Augusta Caroline Charlotte Elizabeth Mary Sophia Louis, daughter of the late Duke of Cambridge and cousin to her Majesty, born July 19, 1822; married, June 28, 1843, to Frederick, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, and has issue a son. Mary Adelaide Wilhelmina Elizabeth, daughter of the late Duke of Cambridge and cousin to her Majesty, born Nov. 27, 1833, married Prince Teck, June 12, 1866, has issue three sons and one daughter."
Finnis, Thomas Quested
Bread-street Farringdon Within Vintry Walbrook
Waterlow, Sir Sydney, Bart., M.P....
Bridge Within Dowgate
Hadley, Simeon Charles
De Keyser, Polydore
Billingsgate Queenhithe Farringdon Without
MERCURY sets on the 1st at 5h 48m, or 1 hour after the Sun;
on the 7th he sets at 4h 56m, or 1 minute before the Sun. He rises on the 10th at 6h 41m, or 44 minutes before the Sun; on the 20th at 6h 3m, or 1h 4m before sunrise; and on the last day he rises at 5h 54m a.m., or 56 minutes before the Sun. He is in inferior conjunction with the Sun on the 5th; is near the Moon on the 7th; very near Mars on the 13th; and stationary among the stars on the 17th.
VENUS is a morning star, rising on the 11th at 4h 42m a.m., or 2h 42m before the Sun; and on the 21st at 4h 45m a.m., or 2h 20 before sunrise. She is near the Moon on the 4th, and at her greatest western elongation (46 deg. 45 min.) on the 16th.
MARS rises on the 10th at 6h 56m a.m., and on the 20th at 6h 36m a.m., or he rises about 31 minutes before sunrise throughout the month. He is due south on the 15th at 11h 9m a.m. He is near the Moon on the 6th.
JUPITER is an evening star; he rises in daylight, and is visible from sunset, setting on the 11th at 4h 13m a.m., and on the 21st at 3h 34m a.m. He is due south on the 1st at Sh 37m p.m., on the 10th at Sh p.m., and on the 20th at 7h 21m p.m. He is stationary among the stars on the 15th, and he is near the Moon on the 16th.
SATURN sets on the 1st at 1h 54m a.m., on the 10th at 1h 20m a.m., and on the last day at 10 minutes after midnight. He is due south on the 1st day at 6h 24m p.m., on the 11th at 5h 46m p.m., on the 21st at 5h 8m p.m., and on the last day at 4h 42m p.m. He is in quadrature with the Sun on the 8th, and near the Moon on the 13th.
Lords Commissioners Right Hon. W. E. Gladstone (First Lord and Chancellor of the Exchequer), Leonard H. Courtney, Hon. A. E. Ashley, C. Cecil Cotes, and H. Gladstone.
Political Secretary-Right Hon. Lord
Financial Sec.-R. E. Welby, C.B.
Lord President-Earl Spencer.
President-Right Hon. Earl Spencer.
SCIENCE AND ART DEPARTMENT,
Secretary-Sir F. R. Sandford, K C.B.
Secretary of State-Right Hon. Sir W.
Secretary of State-EarlGranville, K.G. Under Secretary Sir C. W. Dilke,
Assistant Secs.-T Villiers Lister, Sir
Secretary of State-Earl of Kimberley.
Secretary of State and President-Right
Private Secretaries-R. H. Hobart,
Private Secretary-Ralph Dalyell.
Private Sec-Major-Gen. C. Tyrwhitt.
Director of Military Education-Gen.
Adjutant-General-Lieut-Gen. R. C.
Lords Commissioners-Rt. Hon. Lord Northbrook (First Lord), Admiral Bir A. Cooper Key, K.C.B.,Vice-Ad. Lord J. Hay, Rear-Admiral F. W. Richards, K C.B., Sir T. Brassey, Secretary-H. Campbell-Bannerman. K.C.B., and George W. Rendel. Judge-Advocate of Fleet-A. StaveleyHill, Q.C.
Director Med. Dep.-Sir J. W. Reid. Private Secs. to First Lord-Capt. J. O. Director of Contract-J. Collett. Hopkins, R.N., E. G. Jenkinson. Assistant Secretary-E. N. swainson.
BOARD OF TRADE, President-Rt. Hon. J. Chamberlain. 7, WHITEHALL GARDENS. Permanent Secretary-T. H. Farrer. Parliamentary Secretary John
Holms, M.P. Assistant Secretaries: Harbour - C. Cecil Trevor; Marine-T. Grey; Financial-Allen Stoneham; Railway-H. G. Calcraft. Private Secretary-J. B. Walker. Solicitor-Walter Murton. Members of Marine Department RearAdmiral Sir Geo. Nares, K.C.B., and Digby Murray. Inspectors of Railways-Colonels W.
Yolland and Rich, Major-General LOCAL GOVERNMENT BOARD, Hutchinson, and Major Marindin,
WHITEHALL. Parliamentary Sec.-S. T. Hibbert. President-Right Hon. J. G. Dodson. Permanent Secretary-Sir J.Lambert. Legal Adviser-D. F. Fry. Assistant Secretaries-J. Rotton, H. Owen, W. Sendall, and E. Sutton. Private Secretary-R. F. Seymour. Chief Clerk-John Bellamy.
IRISH OFFICE, 18, GREAT QUEEN-ST., WESTMINSTER. Chief Secretary-Right Hon. George O. Trevelyan. Private Sec.-Henry J. Jephson. WORKS, PARKS, & BUILDINGS. 12, WHITEHALL-PLACE. Chief Commissioner-Right Hon. G. J. Shaw-Lefevre. Secretary-A. B. Mitford.
AUDIT AND EXCHEQUER, Chairman-Sir Wm. Dunbar, Bart. Secretary—C. L. Ryan.
HOUSE OF LORDS.
Clerk of Crown-C. Romilly.
CROWN LAW OFFICERS. Attorney-General-Sir Henry James. Solicitor-General-Sir Farr. Herschell. CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION,
Chief Commissioner-Sir W. Seymour
Chairman-Col. Sir James M'G.Hogg.
LAND REGISTRY OFFICE,
Master-H.R.H. Duke of Edinburgh.
Earl Marshal-Duke of Norfolk. Garter-Sir Albert W. Woods. Secretary-Robert Wallace. GENERAL REGISTER OFFICE,
QUEEN VICTORIA-STREET, E.C.
Registrar-General-SirB.P.Henniker. Secretary-J. T. Han mick. Superintendent of Statistics-Dr.Ogle. Superintendent of Accounts and Stores
PUBLIC RECORD OFFICE, BOLLS HOUSE, CHANCERY-LANE. Deputy Keeper-William Hardy. Secretary-John Edwards.
HOUSE OF LORDS.
Railway Commissioners-Rt. Hon. Sir F. Peel, W. Price, and A. Miller. Registrar-J. Balfour Browne. JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL'S OFFICE, 35, GREAT GEORGE-STREET.
Judge Advocate General-Right Hon.
G. Osborne Morgan.
SUPREME COURT OF JUDICA-
Judges of the Privy Council-Sirs R.
COURT OF APPEAL. The Lord Chancellor, the Lord Chief Justice of England, Master of the Rolls Sir G. Jessel, R. Baggallay, B. Brett, H. Cotton, Nathaniel Lindley, and Charles S. C. Bowen.
CHANCERY DIVISION. Lord Chancellor-Lord Selborne. Vice-Chancellors-Sirs James Bacon, Charles Hall. E Fry, Edward 8. Kay, and J. W. Chitty.
Lord Chancellor's Officers. Chief Secretary-K. M. Mackenzie. Secretary of Presentations-Hon. E. P. Thesiger.
Secretary of Commissions of PeaceE. A. Murray. Registrar in Lunacy-J. L. Whittle. QUEEN'S BENCH DIVISION. Lord Chief Justice-Lord Coleridge. Judges-Sirs Robt. Grove, Geo. Denman, Charles E. Pollock, W. Huddlestone, W. V. Field, Henry Hawkins, H. C. Lopez, J. F. Stephen, J. W. Williams, J. C. Mathew, L. W. Cave, Henry Manisty, Ford North, and J. C. Day. Official Referees-James Anderson, G. M. Dowdeswell, C. W. Roupell, and H. W. Vesey.
PROBATE, DIVORCE, AND ADMIRALTY