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Id=136 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 4 December 1847

Baltimore and Susquehanna RAIL RO AD Pare Reduced. •"¦HUE Passenger Train runs daily a» follows J^_ below Leaves Baltimnrcat 9 o'clock A. M.and arrives at 6i o'clock I*. M. Arrives at York at IS o'clock P. M.and loaves for Columbia at IJ " 'clock, P. M. Leaves Columbia at 2 o'clock, P. M.and leavc» York Tor Baltimore at 3 o'clock P. M. r'ore from Baltimore to York, gl SO Wrig hlsvillc, ' " 00 Columbia. 2 12$ Tl.e Train connects at i ore with Stages f.it Hin isbvrg, Ucttysbu rg, ChambersburE, Pittsburg and Ynil Spring*. _ . _ _ FARF. TO GETTYSBURG & HARRTSBURG The company is authorised by the prnpriciori of the Stajc Lines lo receivethc fore tliroughlrom Baltimore to GciiysburRnnd Hnrrii-burg. R\LTIMOKE TO GE ITYSBURU ASD HAR RISBURG. Fare throug 1 'to either place, $3. D. C.H. BORDLEY, Super't. May 9—If Ticket Office, 63 North st.

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Id= 8 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 11 December 1847

TIS USELESS TRYIKG. You will never succeed—'tis useless trying,' was the answer we received one day when talking of something quite unimportant lo you, dear read crt but very near our own heart. The voice was one we always libicn to, and not euldoni follow; but this time its discouraging arguments were un. heeded. We did try, and we did succeed. The fact set us moralizing on the good or evil tendency of these three words— " 'Th useless try. in*>." And ihe conclusion we came to was this, tliat for ono vain idea dispelled,one wild project overturned by their prudent influence, these dulling 1 words have rung the knell ol * a hundred brilliant and life-t-usltiining hopes, and paralyzed into apathy a thousand active and ardent minds, who might otherwise huve elevated themselves, and helped the world on in its progress. What would Anieiici have been if thai sirong-liearicd Columbus had been discouraged by sneers and arguments about ihc usclessncas of his attempt to discover ...

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Id= 3 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 11 December 1847

A vigorous prosecution of the War, the best means to secure a speedy and HONORABLE PEACE. Front St. gafflPftogftjESysl Front St WALNUT COLONNADE CHEAP FASHIONABLE CLOTHING EMPORIUM. NO. 42, Front street, directly opposite the Bridge, and three doors beJoiv Black's Hold, COLUMBIA, PEi\I\'A., Would rcspectlully cull the attention of the public lo liis stock of Fashionable and Cheap Clothings which exceeds in extent, elegance, and variety, any hitherto opened in this vicinity, and whicli lie pledge* IiiiiKciflo sell at prices lower than even lie lias before offered. Just look at the prices: Gentlcmen'H Fine Cloth Dross Coals, from S5.00 to S10.00 Gentlemen's Fine Cloth Frock Coats, from 4.00 lo 10.00 Gentlemen's Fine Cloth Sacks and Coatees, from 2.50 to 5.00 Gentlemen's Fine Cloth and Caasinicrc Pants, from 2.00 to 4.00 Bitin and Sill; Velvet Vests, Pliiin und Fancy, being the only tiind of this quality Tor balo in this place, from 2.50 to 4.00 RouniHhounts und Pea Jacket*, 1.00 t...

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Id= 9 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 11 December 1847

Aeronautics.—From Giliijnani * McFsengcr we learn that Mr. Green, the English aeronaut, made his 174) ti uscenl on Oct.21th, ai Brussels,taking uj with him an officer of the British navy, and M Ri'choffilieim, son of the barker at Amsterdam A Her flo.it in j» in the air for about two hours, nnc having attained the height of 2,500 yard*, Mr, Green and his companion* alighted sifbly on tfic plain outside of tho gates of Licrre. On (lie ap. pcarnncc of ihc billoon the commandant of the Stilton saluted it by hoisting ihc National flag, which the aeronauts answered by waving the Englinh and Belgian colors, which they h.id with them. On the same day a M. Godard m^idc an ascent from Lille. Hut his aero«tntic appimlus \v*,is (no economical, and as it proved djngTo'i*, for his billofin was of paper, and his car consisted of a deol phnk. In the ascent the balloon had several fissures made in it, and the gas escaped in large volumes. After rifling to about forty yards it sank again, and was ...

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Id= 11 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 11 December 1847

The Good Pope.—A kiter from Home says thai the Pope has caused totters to be written fudiffercnt towns in tho Pupal State?, where ftubscriptionj ura being raided for the erection of monuments in honor of him, to request thit they will devote their money ta a. mart useful purpose—namely, th» foundation at Home of a central hospital and almshousc for aged persons.—Spirit of the Times* Selling Baggage at Auction. — " Fourteen seventy-five! Fourteen seventy-five !'* roared the porter as lie was calling off the baggage at the Boston and Worcester Railroad station upon tho arrival oi* the Western train a few evenings since, A countryman, who had been Bsmetime loitering nbout the prcmiseg in expectation of "seeing the Elephant" hereupon made his way through the crowd and cxcUiincd, "Oh, come now mister, that's a pretty considerable good looking trunk to go for that price. Til bid fifteen dollars on itJ" Jons Fitcu,—Whiln John Fitch, the man celebratcdin his connection with the steamboat,...

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Id= 10 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 11 December 1847

A * Daop Game.'—It was in York county, Maine ! many years ago, ihut two brothers, from some cause, had a 'falling out,' and one had Iris irs raised to such a pitch, tint he determined on revengc, even at the expense of honesty. He therefore studied a game, which he thought would injure his Intcd brother, in pocket and reputation, and at tho same limu advincc his own interest, and gratify, not a little, his ' old Adatn.' His plan was to drop his purse with S40, where his brother would be sure to find itfind after that, swear he had lost $100, and demnnd that sum from his brother, and in case he should refuse, (as he supposed, he would,) to yield to the utmost demand, lie determined to drag him into Courl, where he etpocWd to add largo coats, and finally recover sixty ^ dalUrs more than he hud lost. Things went cv-iclly as he expected, and the case was carried from ono Court to another, and came up for final decision. The defendant had been* through tlw whole litigation, without tha...

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Id= 4 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 11 December 1847

NEW FALL GOODS. rpHE subscribers have just received their supply J Full and Winter, Foreign and Domestic Dry Goods, to which they invite the attention of their friends and the public generally. CZJGXZXS, CASSIIV1EK.ES, &c. Tlicir slock consists of superior French, and English Black, Blur, Brown, -Mixed, and Olive Cloths; plain and Fancy Cassimcrs, Saltinels, Tweeds, Jeans; Velvcland other Vostings. Giv du Rhine, Swiss and Matlcona Dress Silks. ALPACAS.—Plain, Plaid, and Striped, at 18, 2531, 37, 50 cts., &c. English, German, and French Mcrinoes ; Plain Paris Cashmeres and Dc Laincs, Luma and Tarter Plaids. French, Eirlston and Manchester Ginghams; Prints of every stylo and price; Plain and Pluid Lin«cys; Tupcr Gauze and other White and colored Flannels. SHIRTINGS.—Three quarters, four quarters, Eve quarters, six quarters nnd ten quarters Bleached and Brown Siicctings, Blankets, Tickings, Checks, Doeskins&c. A splendid assortment of Trimmings, Gimps, Silk an...

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Id= 6 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 11 December 1847

The following pretty lines were written by a little girl not yet in her teens, and arc intended as & thank-offering to a gentleman who presented the authoress with a volume of poems. Il gives us pleasure to be the chosen medium of communication between the gifted and the generous :— For the Spy and Columbian. FOR MY FRIEND. X thank thec for thy gift to me Of precious thoughts, anil poesy, And hope t/m ibou thyself inny'nt b« Sometime a poet; For they of all mankind are blest, Tho' oftentimes with grief oppre?oed, It canker* uoi WHhm the breast. And none may know it. Campbell lias struck ihe Albm lyre To tones of beamy, and of flre, Such music frouitlie Scottish wire Ne'er came befora: Save when the Poet, the peasant's son, Warbled a song, and such an one As fame for the peatant Uunis, hath won ; Til at song U o'«r. Alai! my muse hath fled away, 'Twill come not till another dny j Where it h ib gone I cannot say \ X sing no more. Owego, Sept. 3P, 19)7. r. k. d. BETTING. Beta...

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Id= 2 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 11 December 1847

CHARRICK WESTBROOK, EDITOR AN'D PROPRIETOR. Printing Office—Front Street, opposite Barr'pIIotel Publication Office—Locum Sired, opposite the P. O, TcriMa.—The Columbia Spy |r iniliiishei) every f5ntiird.iv iiinmhic at Ihe low price of ON IS DOLLAR A YEAR IN ADVANCE, or one dollar aid fifty wnu, if ont paid willun one month of ihc time of subscribing. Single copi'B. TIMER CENTS. Terms or Advertising—Advertisements not exceeding n square three times for £1. and 25 c^nts far each additional imentftn. 'f ho<;e of a greater lenpth In proportiuH. to A liberal discount made to yearly adverll»Tfl. Job Printing — Srich am Hand-bill*. Po»llng-hllli, Cirdd. I.abelif, Poinniiiptir, Hlankn of every (Inscription Circular*etc. eic, executed w i Hi neatness and despatch and on reasonaMeterms.

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Id= 5 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 11 December 1847

Stoves, Stoves. rpHE subscribers liave constancy on hand a X full assortment of Wood.Coal, and Cooking Stoves of every state and description, Cannon Stover. Also, Headonburg't Patent AIR-TIGHT PARLOR STOVES, which has given full satisfaction in all case*. The public are infiled lorall and examine for themselves, at the Hardware Store °f Oct. O-tf RUMPLE & HESS.

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 11 December 1847

A FRESH assortment of all kinds of the best spices just received at •eptlW-tf YOUNG &. CASSEI/S No, SO

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Id= 39 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 11 December 1847

UTTER PROM MEXICO Wo have been furnished with the following letter from P. Morris, a volunteer from this place, by Mr. J. U. Wright, to whom it was addressed. It appear* the writer was in Ptieblx during tho besiege men t of that city, which lasted 33 days, and with the rest of the gallant spirits, who determined to maintain their post or die, endured, as ho says, the "hardest kind of fare and. fighting." He npcaks in tho proudest terms of the Pennsylvania boys. Pucbla, Mexico, Oct. 31 t 1847. I should huvo written you long ere this, but thcro has not been an opportunity of sending a letter, as we have been closely besieged in this place for the last two months. A train will leave here for Vera Cruz in a few days by which I send theso lines, und give you a short detail of our sutTcringa and privations in this place. Gen. Scott Icfl here on the 7th of August, leaving behind, to garrison this place, about 2200 men, 1500 of whom were in¬ mates of the hospitaj. Not more than two ...

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Id= 44 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 11 December 1847

Att the f-llowrOR articles vvhirli liuve nhtnincd unliouniied pi>iHil.iriiy, are sold by W. A. Leailcr, itic. only :i£cnt for tli« ki'imiiiics nriMus in C(iNiinhi:i, uuil by Jaim;« Hitiilh. LaiiciiHTLT, ami Jnttn J. Llbliuri, Man. U:i. Cantwn.— ltuy only of the almru nuntuiid aa all otUcr. " an; roiintLTfcllr — AN WM^iUU.Kr * Rgmedv, jfrnt ii» Almanac fur ]S1S Gi-itti*—1st— I'itr f.'nlds :iud I-Vvuri^li fechnas, .iml/irrrrnting 1 I'Vvurs 2nd—For Astlima. Livi.t compl tint and Iliimiw aflVcixitH. 3n!—1-Yjf I>inrrhnjifntligiih-tinn and /,»«s <•/ -fl/ijumc. -Uli—l ? «r Ciisnvi'iifsf) in Icinalco und 111:1 laid. Olli — Por Stoiuat li afFectionr. , Hyjju.r'sia ami l*|h-s 'i'ht Oreat I'm lit 3 utuit in mil bail to luku .iiccr givua pain ami nrrcrluirrsancritstirr.! 1-Yir ;ili ilh'ttu things tl 1. 4 w;irr;inicil iiiif<|iiallfi], am! nil who dit not find it su may rUum the buttle ttnd <?rt their '" 'nils MHiiirtn*! 19 LCXXGKEF'S QRFJiT IVP.SVJZltJV lS-nM...

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Id= 25 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 11 December 1847

Among the many changes which aro ddily presenting themselves to the cyo of the reader, wo this morning call their attention to another which may bo found at the head of the terms of the " Columbia Spy." It Trill there be perceived, the uumc of W. H. Spanglcr has been added to that of Charrick Wcatbrook (former editor and proprietor) by whom, as a firm, tlio u Spy" will continue to be published. This change, as is presumed, has been made, like all other changes, with the hope that all parties may be bencfiltcd. The proprietors have determined to leave nothing undone to render the '* Spy" not only an agreeable companion ior Ihu fireside or family circle, but ulso to afford to the business community, a medium, through which, all their interests, &L their own discretion, can be laid beforo the public. The columns of the"Spy" will at all times be open to communications, whose contents shall liuve a tendency to the enlightenment of the mind, or the improvement of tho morals or l...

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Id= 46 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 11 December 1847

BIAUR-IED. In Hartford, Conn., on llic 1st insl.. Uy tlio ttcv. Dr. I!aw«-H. ltcv. Knntifl Owrn, of Cnlunibia. J'a.. ami Maiiv A., lUuybiur of the l,ile Poet. II. M'L'urklu, of liiia [iiuce. On Tuci'sdav inn ruing, the "111 fust., liy In* 1 Huv. Win. ItiriiH, Mind Makv II. Cox, and Mr. J, G. Hush, all of tlits \Ance. On the panic, by the fainu. Miss W*nv Stai.mwm, anil Mr John BoancK, both of Uasi lrunt;)lu:U, Laiica.3tcr county. On thu Odi inst.. by R. fipuar, Rsq., Mta Marv Anm UtciiMuso, ami Ms. William Suttos, Ik»Ui oC V«flc riiitnty. WANTED. TpO RKNT, a comfortubJe l\ro story dwelling X House, in a pleasant part of tlic town. Enquire at the Spy Office. _____ ri"WO or three convenient Dwelling Houses, cn-I quire of J. W. COTTliELL. trolumbin, Dec. \\y 1817.—If ________ XN THE IVLfl-TTEK O F the intended application of John Smith to tbc Cuurl of (Quarter Sessions, at the January Term, 1848, for license to keep a tavern in- the llorougli of Columbia, it being aa old stand. Wk ...

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Id= 33 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 11 December 1847

The Literary hxcuUior ar.d Musical World wishes to get 11 list of all tho musical societies in the world. Pul down tho "Frog pond Serenade™,'* for " one of *cm."—Lynn News. And Uiu M Guycscutia," for another.—Cctoctca Whig. And the"Rockdulc Dalrufiins" for anolher.--.Ex. And tfjut'~Iumbia "Cilcthumnians" for a fourth Lkwistown Baxk.—The notes of this institution arc discredited in Philadelphia, Plagiarism.—The N. Y. Tribuno accuses Air. Park Ifcnimnin of plagiarism. Mr. XI. lately published in the New World an epigram, commencing "flow well tt is the sun and innnn," dedicates it to the Fourierilcs, and signs it P. B. (his initials.) The Tribune observes: " When Mr. Benjamin has occasion lie realtor In borrow epigrams from old London newspapers, verbatim, he will do better to go a little further bach, so that there wit! be less chance of detecting the literary thief." This is a bold charge.— 'l'imcs. Lict.vsi: Qucstjon in Nkw Jersi:v.—We learn from the Patterson Intelligencer that ...

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Id= 26 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 11 December 1847

" *Tia Useless Trying."—The stury on our first page this week 13 excellent Head it. Pub. Doc.—Wo arc indebted to the lion. A. Slow art fbrdii early copy of the President's message. Suicide.—Mr. George Gcigcr, inn-kecper on tho Washington road, a short distance below this place, committed suicide by hanging himself in an outhouse, on Monday evening. He leaves a family. Pecuniary embarrassments wcro tho probable cause of the act. A largo and fine looking Canal Boat was launched from Simpson's boat yard on Wednesday last* We did not learn her name. New and Valuable Work.—Wu yesterday received from the publisher, a few dozen copies of a new work entitled " Six Lectures on the uses of the Lungs; and cause?, prevention, and cure of Pulnionnry Consumption, Asthma and diseases ol the Heart; on the Iawa aflungcvity ; and on the mode of preserving male and female health; with twentyeight illustrations, 1>y Samuel Sheldon Fitch, A. M., M. D." Wo havu been in formed by several gentleme...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 11 December 1847

Please Take Notice.—Wo have been frequent- 1 ly annoyed by b aoa p vender in Philadelphia named Hauel, who meanly copies our advertisements and ( applies the same to his own use. Now what pr ' mciolccan a man possess who willjcondesccnd to make ' use ofsuch means artifices to insure his success, and make his articles sell. A man's composition of or his stereotype matter, is as mucli his property . as his stock in business, or goods, wares and chattels; if, then, another man meanly adopts such composition) or property for own use, what better is he than a rogue who will make illegal use of your goods ? In u little hand bill of ours winch we j wrap around our Cliinsc Medicated Soap, we have ( at the head of the bills a small purugraph which reads thus: ] "In an evil hour the scpenl entered Paradise, and beauty lust its charm, and the All-Wise gave man power over all animal und vegetable matter, and the mysterious secret of restoring unto woman her Jbrmur pure, clear and beautiful co...

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Id= 32 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 11 December 1847

Robber Cagcd.—A man named S. II. lurncr* who has been "boarding round," at most of the public bouses in linn pl:ice, for Eomc months past, ! was arrested on Sunday last, at Lancaster, on suspicion of having robbed the Fu!lnn House on tho night previous. The circumstances of the robbery were these:—The boarders ut the house, retired about midnight, leaving the back door unlocked, through which the robber entered, and carried off all the clothing, boots, shoes, &c, that wcro left in tho bar, together with a large lot of bed clothing, children's clothing, a purse which the children stored their chrJstmas money in, und sundry other articles. Mr. Boyle, the inn-kecper, started in pursuit of Turner, on whom, for sundry reasons, suspicion rested, and succeeded in catching him, after some pretty shrewd dodging, just aa he was starting in tlio fast lino for Philadelphia. After his arrest, it was discovered that a box containing 1 tools, which he claimed, was marked "A. Weaver," and...

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Id= 53 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 11 December 1847

TO TUB SICIC AND AFFLICTED, THTtliniu wlinim; CON^U M I'TIV B. m .'illlicl* -1 w Uta J r*iiiplis, Cnlih, A<-llun:i, Hmtu;liius, SjnilitiL' Uluod, 1'nln in tlu- KM.* or Itn-ast. Soar Throat . llnnrKiirw, Falpipiliitlnn nf llin M.-iirl. Wlionpine Cou-b. l.tvcr Coinliliiitirt, &c, rptnftnlMir iltat ll ii Tiiompipn's Ooupoi^n Kvhup iH'Tak ANl'>/ii'liu licit im daily uffuciing such wnn.lrrfiil nircs nt ..Hiii.--, ' .1,m;:^-t" — Tlit-rf^irc. licw.trc nf :ill other iiiLiltrrcft llit*t roninln or pror.'KHi. * ti* cmituiii 'I'.ir, ;iinl piirclint^t! «t * iltciu only whn nn'kiimvn nol to <|i>nl m S(iunnus arlu \vt, Hf.'nl ili<: fnluiwin^' irsiiiiiuny t>> I tie valm: of Hit; nltovp lni'tllriiic, frt'in a well known cilirun of Cumberland dimly. Iln-K'ivsot TowNsitirXnv, 20/ 1S17. Alioiit pix years nmcc in rnnsuniicitri, ' nf ihc sedtiut.iry tinniru u( * ui y iHiHJiii-h^, I wan m\:n hed will) be vert1 pains in tin* liri'.'tct, ji.il|»it:...

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