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Id= 34 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 28 August 1847

T:»*ANTRf.—The term Infantry is said to tale its origin from oucof the infants of Spain", who finding that the army commanded by.the king, her father, had been defeated by the Moors . , assembled sbody of loot soldiers, and with them engaged and- totally defeated the enemy. In metaory oT tins event, and to honor the foot soldiers, wh^ were no t before held in much consideration, they received the name* of Infantry. ,... *?'"' (-. ' . In Mexico, small pieces of eoap are circulated as money-r-anstveriijg the purpose of small coin.—Exchange paper. ' j| j Sucli was the cajer until ^Tom ^Corwiu's ipecch appeared. The inhabitants now [eir-| culate that—it-being genial Wflj) anddeel lode l y small coin.—'Hurou Observer*

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Id= 29 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 28 August 1847

Q. LOVES.-. Ve have the best ni>»ortmenl ihat 5 1 ?* 4 "!' «lf imported bla«(k. aad.ftQcy -Kiif ft*y «nd vattej !M«l6JIRi. uU China LinV* A V\\ *8. WILLIAMS k' WRIGHT. Frnm-tlio IjOndon LllorATV UdZcttc THE DEW-DROP. I * * . ^ * ^ The >kr Uath itt star, the deep mine bull iis goul, And the bcnotirul pearl Hjhts tlio sea; nm tho ttirfaCD of-«tii1h holdi n rival for them; .And « luglro moro bnUinlll luf ISO. I ktioir ofa drdp whero thtrdiatnonf} now sbinrs; Now (he blue of tliosapphiro U gives; lttremblot—itchouges—the azure rctjg&v, Autl tho tint'of tho ruby uow lives. ; A"<m thn deep omcr^Mdivtlljin it> gleam, 'Till the breath of the aoutb <riud gn d^ by, When it quivorsngoiit. auj tho fla»h of it* beam Pours (lie topaz fl L aaiQ swift ou tho oyo. ' ' . Look, look on tho s;ra?s Itlttde nil freebiy.impearlM—Thoro urn ull of your jawoIs in one; Tou raay flnil every wealth-p irchu»"d gem In tho world ' I:i tho ))ew-Dron tlmt'n kiss'd b...

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Id= 66 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 28 August 1847

¦¦ : OPPOSED TO THB ^"AB. Tell a whi g in conversation thjat his party is opposed tpthQ wary and ton to 6ne . ha readilyadmjtsit. Mikethysame chafgo through thec ' jlumn9 of a paper, and the so ma individual will talk largely, if not learredly, about the'.'falsehood ^and profligacy" of tha democratic press, i and wonJerl an editor can ' have such ajdisregard of truth ajs to say so. In this he, will be sustained by his party press, which, although weekly teeming with or iclesdenunciatory of the Administration, a vJ condemning elrery rrovemsnt made for tlie successful prosecution vf hostilities, hypoc ¦itically professes friendship towards the b/ave officers and men who periltheir livosimi sacrifice , their comfort, in defence of thoir country ' s honor tndiighu. While they never let an opportunity escape to claim Taylor, Worth , Wool,' and indeed every officsr | in tho army whose political opinions sire not well knownt and who ha Tat all distinjuishe: himself, ns true and lij^a! ...

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Id= 44 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 28 August 1847

IFTEE.Nt DAYS LATER f New York, Aug. 18—7iP. M. The C; mbria reached tho dock at Boston quarter U live o'clock this afternoon. • Liverpool Aug. -ltli.—Flour 27sa27s 6d I per bbl. Philadelphia mid Baltimore war-.. ranted sweet— ilia to 2(is Gd. Sour 21s to I U3«. Richmondlaud Alexandria, 1253 to 26*. Now Orlt aiH mid Ohio - J3s to :!5s. 1 United States wheat, white and mixed, $s to 9s 2d ];cr 70 \bs>. KcJ. 7« 6:1 to 8s 9d. Oats pr 13 lbs., 3a3s CJ, Bailey per.60 lb.« . "4«5Rye pr-JSU lbs., SOjWs., Peas per 501 lbs. 30a40s, Irclian Corn sound, US* to 30s pr quarter— Amount anil heated, 20 to 213. Indian CornjAJeul at Ms pr bbl. Some parcels of Indian Corn which hud been slightly ¦)ieale<l bullrestored , were yesterday gold hy ntrction nt E5s pr qr,, and tome western canal Jlpurai 214 6d to 2:Ss ' o'd per bbl., but the transactions were generally unimportant. ," Tlicubo.D is the result of yesterdays marjjct > and t\ owa a serious decline in the value of bre...

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Id= 65 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 28 August 1847

fX/ ^The Democrat.!of Joflorson have nominated the following Cohnly ticket: Assembly, John Keally and John W. Jcuks, subject to the concurrence nf Venango and Clarion counties: Treasurer, John Hastings; Commissioner, James M. Wilson; Auditor, Samuel Milliron; Coroner, Jacob SchatTcr. , (- '•Will Slmnlc bo Hcclcctcd?" i We are daily asked this question by our Democratic friends from the country, anJ we have . invariably answered in ths affirmative. Once for all, however, we now say, so far as our information goei>, there is not the least doubt but that hp will sweep the State by ten thousand! All our exchanges speak inconfident and cheering tones'of such a result, while all our information of a private character, goes to confirm it. The Democracy are eijery where united and awake to the importance of the issue involved, and when such is the ' case, can any one even suspect the Keystono of recreancy to her long established and well tried political faith. The principal hop...

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Id= 47 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 28 August 1847

Prom Mexico piiiLACELPiiiA, August 21, 1847; Dt Hawkins, of Baltimore, died at Tampi* co on the 7th August, of yellow fever., The Orleans brings mails from Vera Cru' z and Tanipico, and a large ' number of passengers, among whom arc several officers of the army nnd navy; 123 . discharged volunteers, and Wxsoldiern nnd fort y-five teamsters." The mail bag was.stolen just before the steamer arrived at New Orleans, and rifled of part of its coliient*, including three treasury notes of fifteen hundred dollars etch. Aportlomof the mail was subsequently received. A detatuhmem of Capt. llesancou's company^ while scouting,,was fire,d upon by guerillas, fifteen miles from Vera Cruz, but no harh> done. ... A train, escorted by one thousand men, left Ver Cruz on the evening of the 5th, . adder Majir Tally, Wilson being sick. Same acr counts set down the number u.t from fifteen hundred to two thousand. A number uf loaded pack mules arrived at Vere Cruz from the interior, without ...

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Id= 48 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 28 August 1847

itcr from Santa Fc- St. Louis papers of the J llh fns .t. Have later intelligence from SantX Ft 1 , received by a parly of tradem who left Santa Fe on the 5th July. * • - - , [ At Bajos, 75 mile» this side of Santa Fe,'in-1 illigence.was received on the 5th4Sst., that Lieut, Brown, atuchod to Cnpt. Ilorino's company of volunteer*,with several nf his men, 1 ad been killed at a small place libout'15 mile's fjroin B^jos. Amongst the killed were J. Mc-( p len ' ahau and C. Quisenburg; and one report says that the whole number of killed was 14. On receiving this intelligencevAlttj.JKdrnonson, with a party of his men, pursued the Meiican?, overtook them, fought with and killed five or six of them, and captured between "thirty ami forty, whom he tlireatened to hang * . f ^ JJy this energetic condnctlhe induced a confession from somoof them'that there was o r not|it?r conspiracy on foot to bring about a tnassacire and revolution at Taos aii(f Bagos. A letjter was found upnu one of t...

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Id= 67 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 28 August 1847

Tho Bum Fiedielions of Whigcrr. The New New York Evening ;Post, says that tho receipts of the Custom House jit thai • ^ city for ihe week ending on the 7th hist., was one million ot dollars. This is the largest amount that was ever received in tho6ame length of time. And what isumportant too, it was all received in specie. l What has become of the Whig cry that a reduction of the tariff woul^ decrease ^he revenue 1 ! 1 W ( here i's their ridicule of the suggestion of the 1 Democrats that it would increase the ' revenue, to reduce the duties? What has become of the oft repeated declaration of the bank men that the immense duties of New York could not be collected in specie'' The fact is 1 they have signally failed to establish a single fact with reference to the results of abolishing the tariff of 1842 and the establishment of the Inde pendent Treasury. T/ie efforts to convince the agriculturists of the country that nogreater market could be obtained Tor their produce, by asserti...

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Id= 73 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 28 August 1847

" QC/ 5 * Thje St. Louis Hpw Era says lit I $100,000 received here en Friday last, froo ! the DixoA Land Office, tut 20,000 of it v» [ in American,gold—the balance in thilin, sovereigns, and other Foreign " " com.. . Tai» shows clearly to whom the land was sold. ' 05 s * The editor of the Carlisle peraocn! says he has been-blessed with the "" comptoj of a most delightful jawUicho for tljree diji past. We call that not very "delightful''wjaw-a-ment. ¦ i " 0^" A f air estimate of the ra ue of bmistuffs exported, from tlie United States W Great-Britain since the 1st of September l«St amounts to the vast sum of $45,564,18$. fX^Mr/ Jewe tt was recently married is Illinois, to Miss Martha Windharp. An exchange calls that ad " j"" olian Attachment. ' The ghost of Colerhan should haunt the scam?. ttT 5 *Major Wra. A. ' Richirdson is <leciK to Congress in the district ' lately represent^ : by Judge Douglass, in Illinois. He is idemocrat, and distinguished himself at the batti* o...

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Id= 49 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 28 August 1847

McLA ^ sciiotr .Drath of a Soldier.—On Monday, 26th ' tilt., tho steamer Yazoo left New' Orleans, bound up the Mississippi, and whan she had proceeded about six mile;, the Rtrtick a snag, which carried! away her ^ wheel-hnuse. Lieut. Nilrs, commanding one ' of the companies of the 2d Illinois regiment, just returned from Mexico, and who wero so conspicuous for their gallantry, at Buena Vista, was a passenger on the boat, aud haying gone below at the time, was carried away in the wreck " of the wheel-house anddrawaedi H* b;>Jy was tint ftmnl- : ' when the.boat left the shore, after temporarily repairing the damage done to her. This was not a death meet for so brave a soldier! The Washington Union, speaking of the strides which have been made, and are still being made towards subduing.nur infatuated Mexican enemy, and '. 'conquering « peace," says: "Troops (nnd n peculiar specie? \ are about to assail and overwhelm the guerillas, ,a.nd restore the line of our communication ...

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Id= 72 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 28 August 1847

"\ 'Haulios Down the Shunk Flag." • Sometime since the Gczette stated that the. Sunbur i ' American had "hauled ;doWD tbt Shunk flag,' 1 and refused i o support the nominations bfShunk and Long si relb. Wethqugk it a 'JRo orbsck' at the t|me, arid sureeniougl. iin a week or t«o the foiliwing contradiction: ifromth(| American itself, nade its appearance. I SWe have waited ia week before g iving it, U^ jsee if the Gazette, would have the honesty ti ; [retract the fa sehooiJ. It has .not dorjefV and we are compelled to fasten another political deception upon it. , . " Our-neightors of thje Miltonidn musthive been exceeding ly hard r ' t n for the subject ofi parunraph, last week, win ntheyarfnouncedtl. ' highly import't nt news of our having haulei down the Shui fc and Longatreth flag. Before we saW the' ttatetuent >n- the Milwninune' were u,otaware that eil ler our paper or ourself had undergone any < hange. We jiW, tt the time, teavo out the ticket, as well as oiler...

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Id= 68 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 28 August 1847

in 8 fix. I . I Tho Albany A.tlas Bayadere' is no apthority to .elect a lieutenant governor in; New York at the approaching election, and the office is vacant by tho appointment of Sir. Garr diner, judge of the court of appea ^ li. - Thq making of constitutions is very delicate business. A Good Shot, . . Greeley, of tho New York Tribune, makes a good shot sometimes, and this is one of the best. Webb ,] of the Courier, says, in an articles, that "there* will be no peace in the/whig ( party while the Tribune is recognised as a, whig paper." | Whreupon Horace responds that if he ' " must leave the whig party, he will not go out with one cent less than 852,973—being worth, he thinks, as much as other folks. ' ,' '. : •. .Btraw Show , , ' ,' - i The Taylor fevir among the whi g* is rapidly abatiug. His letters do not «bow him to be so much of a - "Henry Clay Y/big" *» the wite-workers.ofthe party were }n hepes to find him. As hi« star goes down, fieri. Scott ' s ascends—for instanc...

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Id= 45 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 28 August 1847

Or kio.N^t.N Mexicas Cai-u'al.—-A let-1 ter dated ai l\ie cily of Mexico, on the 20lh of , ! July, van 'received a few days ago by a renpectsblc firm in this city. 'IJlie writer, who i>eems to be a shrewd observer of events, fcays he on ye.tpre-ftC;! the . opinion ut'all intelligent men in Mexico,'in avowing Ilia gurprisc that tieti. Scarr liod not jet then advanced upon the Cipital. Two . good rci!itt«, this writer aver? wouU epriny'lrcni Scott * * advanw, Rtld &i all i;idicatio:!B went clearly ^gfi>^, Iiis e; sy jiosiessinn of the cily; lirM, tftat a jarge and valuable liuionnt of goods w<qs Yuiiyi, waiting for that event, to outer at Veru Criiz, in the hope and belief thn,t it would luPilitnte tho rJaiisaifc from Vera Cru/, tu,Mexico, and promote an acli\C| tr.idn wiih the Slates in that iiiscalled republic. These goods, valuable a6 they are, woul'l pay a very large nmount of duties under Mr. WALtc:;R'aiutuTarifl'regulali n.s, and would, in this h...

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Id= 46 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 28 August 1847

Death of tub WholksaIiR Muboerf.b.— Wji.Uam Kbremas, the murderer of the Van Nest family near Auburn, died in jail at that place on Saturday morning last, as we learn, frorti the Advertiser. He has been in a most n)i*cra.bh condition for some weeks past, and all jwho hevu seen him within that time have become, satisfied that whatever he may have been «hoii;he committed the horrid " act for wh ch lie has boon eo long imprisoned, he had become* a uerfoct idiot.- A tele&raphia despat :h was sent to Dr. DitmiuM, of Utica, advin ng him of the fnc", and on Saturday evening he visited Auburn, and held a post mortem (3X1 mius^tion uppn the body, the result of which wj'l prd.bably be given hereafter.—Buffalo Republic, - That!stiif.wavtotai.k. — The New York Tiue Sm»i speaking of the tirades in ,the Eng-]{»u pre|» . against Americaand the idle 1 rant ii>JoiH-;owii press in relation 'to themsays: , "Kor. ovfir own part, we do not object to Bug-Jis | abuas,, aril expect to he...

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Id= 78 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 28 August 1847

Better than Punch. The following letter from Gen. Sisott to Honi M. Filmfire, is the coolest thing we b»'« seen during the present hot weather. It ont Punches ^'Puncb," and throws "Yankee Doodle 1 ' in the shades ' hy several poiuts. HBAmjUAftTERJ OF TOE ARMT. . Mr De.vr Sir—I have received the two letters {(one from the Rev. Mr. Angler, and t&< other signed by Mr. Van Wyck,) asking, a several ground*, the di«charg« of Jame Tborop8on,«i)rivateoftJ»«ecpnd regim*ni of ertilfeiy. 'is ' t-He haa, since fc» «1Winent, r^oFmed his hab i ts. Thi» is jut «|»- ment in favor of bis serving out fate time, to* ne should relapseif discharged * before ew: , . firmed' in his reformation—military Jisciplin" ; highly, favors reformation. 2d—Hebu t*' . 1 come pious. This makes him at once » M' - ter sp * jd|er and a better man, and fortdWpJ ' we are oot w ' thoiit nmny pious, -dfiiae/i ***' men in our ranks; but 3d—Jit 1s *tl«g«d v» I be b*s imbibed conscientious scruplMHeiatf* perf...

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Id= 63 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 28 August 1847

(E?The (Juzelte pays us two very high compliments, forwhich we nre duly grateful. First, in attributing our article last week on Gen. Taylor's inarch to the Itio Grande, to the pen of Judge Thompson. And secondly, in acknowledging its inability lo answer it, and resorting to the columns of the National Intelligencer for a rejoinder, which, we may as well here remark, i-sjust no rejoinder at nil. It is scarcely necessary for us to soy that Judge Thompson never saw the article.in question, until it appeared in print. He per¬ sonally cares too little for the misrepresentations of the Gazette'to refutethem himself. fj[?" Our friends in Clarion appear to be wide awake, and determined to give the whigs "josse" at the coming election. They havo put in nomination the following ticket: Assembly, John Reall y* Commissioner, Stephen D. Barns; Treasurer,, Wm. T. Alexander; Auditor, Peter B. Simpson. V\"o are glad to see our cotempornry of tho Democrat among 'the fortunate. - . He'll undoubt...

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Id= 60 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 28 August 1847

fJC/^he Giizpi te ha s squee ' zcdlout one item of $9,832 89 towards to i?75,000 it said Power's election had s aved the Stnte. Come, gentlqmenj wo want the .balance in figures—not fine turned sentence. 5 , as we said before—am. " in the menn time, we will take measures to ascertain the truth of tiie item given. So, chalk it up—it will takelseveral weeks yet to make out the balance, at that rate. (CPThe Democrats of Pot ' tor county have put in nomination the following ticket fur County offices: Assembly, j Hon. Timothy Ives; Sheriff, Miles White, Esq.; Curoner, Dr. Amos French; Commissioner, (j. II. Olmstead; Auditor, Horace Lcet. They will be elected, of course. '

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Id= 61 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 28 August 1847

fjy Neither the Commercial nor Gazette had a word to gay about Gen. Taylor's last lei tor, in which he says ho has yet to make hn his mind about a National Bank und Protective tariff. May be they had not seen it—and then again may be^—which is a great deal Inoro probable—they wished to see what their leaders said of it. (XT^Tfie Jl/cKran County Democratic convention met at Smethport on tho 16th and nominated the following gentlemen fofCounty offices: Assembly,©. It."Bennett; Coroner, B. C/Corwin; Commissioner, Elian J. Cook; Treasurer, Ezra Hani; Auditors, 13. F. Carrier and John F. Melvin.

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Id= 57 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 28 August 1847

. OyTuos. II. Ellison is a duly authorized agenlto procure subscribers for this paper. The Commercial more limn intimates, both this and last, weejc tliatt h i Observer ist he organ oflhe Order ofOdd Ft Hows. Such is not the fact. Wo are the orj an of no sect or society, unless the Democrt tic party may bo so termed.[ fJC/ ^The storekeepers sown east are adopting the baby jun per as necessary appendage' s to their stores, for tho accommodation [of those ladies who go shopping with their babies. T. W. MOiiSre,.at No. 1, Perry Block, baa the, article on hand.

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Id= 71 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 28 August 1847

:'(£* / * Gen.'Patterson, aecompanfed by hw aidf Lieot Col. Abercrombieend Capi- ' Wil- ' ¦llim*, were to leavft-Willadelphia ft)i th*Wtt Vfwaron Monday-or Tuesday last. '' Gen. P. will awante thecothmand of his division uador Maj.-Oen, Scottr • "'• '' , Another letter from Oi n. Tijlor. •In Another, column] wilUe found a wj from Gen. T«yior—whether it is ' the la,i ^ the series remains to- be sec n. It j, ^ p^. nent and true remark of the Wa»bingt oa (/ ' ion that this letter speaks fur itself. it ^. indeed speak for'ifself, and in doing »opw those w*higs who have been so eager tott' tu upon the General's military j fame in the hopt, of riding into ipqwer and place, in a very m comfortable and awkward dilemma. "Jf thi letter, in Gen. Taylor' s allusion to his miliu ry life and a,vocations, does iiplyin satl»f ac torily why he has not yej rriade up his mirj as to the main issues between the two partii it certainly does not explain!—it is, on the con. trary, vj>ry far ...

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