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NEW POST-OFFICE LAW. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 11 March 1847
NEW POST-OFFICE LAW. An Act to amend the not entitled " An Act to reduce tho mien of postage, to limit the use nnd correct the utilise of the franking privilege, and for tlie prevention of frauds on the revenues nf the Post-OlHeo Department," passed 3d of March, 1845. lie it enacted, §c. That in lieu of commissions allowed deputy postmasters hy llie fourieenth section of the uei of the third of March, ■hfctfltfl hundred and twenty-five, llie Postmaster (itinera! may allow, on the proceeds of their respective oliiren, n commission not exceeding the following rule* on j the nmount received in any DM .our, or I duel proportion thereof for liss than ■ year ■On ■ sum | not exceeding one hundred dollars, forty per cent.; on I sum MM the lirst hundred dollars, and not ex- I reeding four hundred dollars, thlrtv-three ami one- j third per cent.; on a sum uv-er and above the lirst '■ four hundred dollars, and not exceeding twenty- J four hundred dollars, thiiiy per rent ; on a sum j over twen...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 11 March 1847
A Y~ankf.v. Trick. Tho Hoston Medical Jotiinnl gives tho following ns Iho latest Yankee trick :— A Into law in thn Stain of Maine requires thnt llie composition, nnd Iho proportion of each nrliirlo uf llin composition, nf every patent medicine offered for «alo, shrill ho printed nn a litt.pl and I l '.led nn thn bottle, package, fee. containing it, ■Boat penalties that would make n common pedlar "'nice. A during fellow, who has a patent medicine much in demand by thn down I'.nst people, frilled nt thn Chineso Museum ill Ibis cily, lately, ■fta for tvvn dollars hnd thn composition, propor'""is, &amp;o. of each nrliclo in llin compound trunsln'*»i hy Ms. Chrifung, into Chinese, nnd in thnt '•*t**jp tho roquired Inliol. nr. printod. Mo thus r,l| iiplies wilh lire hitler of Ihe nrl—liocrnisc tlie "&gt;v does not dolino tho lallgungK of llie labels. — y Hin tirtin thn l.ogislaluro is ugniil in session bo "&lt;» him supplied the mrirkot, nnd will, nl his lei l,r o,...
SUMMARY. ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 11 March 1847
SUMMARY. ITEMS. j It \n not by means of facilities, but through diffi- . cullies, that Ihe mind must grow up to greatness. Tho camel is the only animul thut cannot swim. It is un extraordinary fact tho moment they lose their foot in jf in a stream ihey turn over, und can make no effort to prevent Ihemselves from being drowned. A newspaper is like v wife, because every man ought lo have one of his own. Two of the rarest things in all nature, siivb Bishop Warburton, is a disinterested man una v reasonable woman. A fisherman in ihe Bangor market had a codfish which weighed 98 pounds, and measured four feet and eight inches in length. After the clergyman had united a happy pair, not long ago, on awful silence ensued, which w;is broken by un impatient youth's exclaiming, M don't M so unspeakably happy 1" Good Advice.—A clergyman, not particularly eminent for his pulpit oratory, being appointed to preach on nn irnportunt occasion, asked a friend what he should preach about, who significan...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 11 March 1847
An attempt was made by two young men, this week in Boston to pass n number of counterfeit two dollar and a half gold peices, of which they had quite n large number in their possession. They succeeded in passing two of the counterfeit gold pieces. They are executed in a very clumsy manner, nnd enn tie very easily delected by their light weight. The city is tlooded with counterfeit bills, j nlered bills and counterfeit coin. A I.ono Voyage.—The schooner Ohio nnd (.race Diirlmg, Captains Flower and Weber, have been cle;ired lor Huston and Salem, by John Swasev Ik Co., with the following cargoes:—soB brl pork, (in:, brls and U hlf. hrta beef, 140 brls, 1 hf, brl, nnd 1314 kegs lard, 75 kegs butler, 94 brls Hour, 16 brls nnd 60 bags dned'npples, ti bris dried ! peaches, ti hags hickory nuts, 115 tons black wat-! nut timber for cabinet work, 8543 staves, 150 h.tmlspikt's, 2000 locust trenails, 180 nic handles, 2000 belaying puis, 15 sacks feather ,50 sacks corn, 70 bils whiskey, nnd 12 bo...
MARRIAGES. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 11 March 1847
MARRIAGES. In this city, 8th inst., by Rev. Benj. I. Lane, Mr. Frederick L. trow of Cambridge, to Miss Olive H. Marshall of North Brighton. In this city, 25th ult., by Rec. Benj. I. Lane, Mr. Anson Joseph Stone, of this city, to Miss Mary Ann Stone, of Brighton. [the cake was duly received; and some half dozen !in tilt office, including the pi intet V " devil," decided that they nr.er cat l-rttrr. It is the miiimmnns wish Ihut naught like an unhappy day may cvrr Ik* HMtH&lt; enced liy this newly mmi led mitple/and dint it shall never he avid t.f ilirm, lh;i| tho poor rvtr ap|&gt;cM,.ed to thriii lor Itrrad, nnd they gave them a Stout.) \
DEATHS. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 11 March 1847
DEATHS. In this city, 8d inst., Charles H. Virgin; 1 year mos.; 5th inst., David B. Adams, 5 mos.; 7th inst., Edward C. Sparks, 24 days. In Waltham, 2d inst. Elizabeth, only daughter of Marshal K. Wellington, 18 mos. In Beverly, Gustavas, son of Mr. Oliver Trask, 21, a member of the Sophomore Class of Harvard Unisity. In Weymouth, 23d ult., Miss Mary Smith, 73 having resided with the family of the late William Aline Esq. for the remarkable period of 51 years. In Palmer, 28th ult., Widow Hannah Keith, 99 yrs 7 ms, a native of Boston. In Waldoboro, Me. Hon. Isaac G. Reed, a graduate at Harvard University in the Class of 1803, 63. In Kingston, 6th inst. Rev. Zephaniah Willis, in his 91st year, a graduate at Harvard University in the Class of 1778, and the only survivor of his class.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 11 March 1847
j NOTICE. The ll,dr»BI Engine Coin,iany, No. ! ol Caml.ll. |fe, wi.iild tender tl.eir sincere thanks lo Mr. J. Mill, lur thels.iuHifol mpply of refre.liinanls fuini.lied tlieill al ll,„ f lrt . j,, W ,oi| CainUid.e oil Suluiday ' night Ut. PerunlernfiheC pony. , „, ~ J. DANA HOVEY, Kureiuan. J Camhiidgenori, Mnrel, 10, 1547. I ~ ■ 1 • NOTICE. k Notice i, herel.y giien that the conlriliulion. for the t rellel ul tl,e sulTerara liy famine in I,eland uud Seul- , land, lii.iy Isr 11 .in.uiiiied lo Hun. Isaac UraHaW, who has been appuinled treasurer liy llie Relief Com- ■"*•*, JAS. D. CREEN, Cuairtßßß. Camluidge, March 10, 1817. 2| &gt; At :i Spacisl meeting of the Pioneer Fire Assicinlion, held in their Hall on the evening of the Sill inst. the lolloning Prcamblu and Resolutions were adopled, vix : 1 Whereas, nn the evening- of the 3d id Mairli, inst., i some c.,1 disposed null malicious person or persons, I ; set lire In the Engine House, 1,,,-nied in the Cilv of , CiUiila'iilg...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 11 March 1847
.15200 REWARD fS/a»am aataaallaißWlini aaaa aaaa saaattt*; ■el nil I'm, in f,'i„„l„i,l si ., u , ~ kaliajM, willull, alll J "fi1.ii..11.1&gt;,1,y.,„„ 1 . ~„,.„„ „ r ~«,„„„ u , lk „„ wili , REVVABDOF IWo HUNOBKQ ixn.l.Altri i. lii-irl.j olTerinl, pursuant i„ „„ Oiilir, „| il, e ll u „„| „f AUaraaa pu..cil ~n iv, 8.1. iu.i.„n,r, r ssEba.Hj.ac. us will Ifuil lo |h« ilcmcliiiu nml irimiicii,,,, „f any iuilivnlil.il, win, has USM, « nt) lienialui lie &lt;-.rga a i.,l in suiting un lire, oi Mtwayllaa lo scl un liiu, ,„ij luiilding within the rit v . JAMES I). fiKEKN, Mayor. t?iry uft:umliriil|;r, rYb. 10, 1H47. if f.ll. DR. J. W. CHAPMAK t CO., BOTANIC PHYSICIANS, CORNER OF nißl ANU CAMBRIDGE STIti:ETS, BOSTON. BOTANIC MEDICINES, MEDICAL ADVICE, THOROUGH TIIO.MSON'IAN TREATMENT. Dr. C. will also visit patients at tl»eir resilience ill llie city anil vicinity if required. N. B. Botanic Medical Books constantly on hand fut, 18 ' C. F. BAKLEY At. CO, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEAL...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 11 March 1847
BBS .BBXajasBSBSBajBSBSBSBSBSBfcaB^ AUCTION SALES. At CTION NOTICE I '111111 under.igneil, (nl I In- linn ..I Horns s &amp; AiJL Lk»,N». Bl&gt;nlral Whaif, Burton,) 1,i,,i, 1|t I, . „ lltrnxd liy tins L'ily.ns aa AUCTIOMII.It, gives nu11,,., ili.it hewnulil lug pU-axd to attend lv file , ,l e IV Am thin ul Ileal F.late, iilurk. uf Meieluiuilne. Fiiiiniiiie at I.Hirllii.a.lu.uiH's, ami all utlu-r drsrrip. tiuns ul property, either in this city, Ch.nlesluuii, ur B». pan i.l'Miililliiii-x County. (tj&gt; f'r.lers lelt ut liis till ISM, in Drnllla Slreel, CAMBRII.f.U, nrailv upruaula Apt.ian Way, nr ut ■""■ SCi-mial Wharf, where lie may Is- found, will be pr.ini|itl} Btt.ii.lnl 10. j. H. A IT-EN Cauil.ri.lge, F 9, 1817. if johiTnTluuijour, AUCTIONEER* COMMISSION MERCHANT -VO. 78 STATE STREET, BOSTON, ' Will give personal 11111.1111011 tv tlie ili.pnsal of Rr.sL Est.Tß, I utiMTURe, &amp;c., al pul.lic ur prints sale, in Cainliritlfte unil virinily. Any ord...
POETRY. THE BRIDAL DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 11 March 1847
POETRY. THE BRIDAL DAY. ■ V Matt. NOBTON. Go forth, young hride I The future liea before thee; Hidden in clouds are all the coming hours; And none can (ell what fat* is Drooding or thee, How much thy [wih contain., uf thorns und flowers. Thy childhood.* borne, where thou wert one* reposing, In hssjpy slumbers, iuiioc**4 and free. This night eaclude* thee, when its doors are closing, Ouly a visiter henceforth to ba ! Leaving that home—hast thou secured another, Standing wide open lo receive thy feet; Loved by his sisters—welcome, to his luotlier, Shall kindly smiles thy gracious preaenec meet 7 Or boldest thou in Tear that dreadful treasure. Love's lonely anchorage in one human heart. Learning its strength of silver links to measure When fiiends nnd foos alike conspire to part 7 Art thou beloved, and docst thou love him truly, By whom—with whom—thy lot in life is cast 1 Or hurtt thou rashly, weakly or unduly, In wrath, or acorn, or grief, thus sealed the past 1 If, Hung by memorieu, ...
THE STAR AND THE CHILD. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 11 March 1847
THE STAR AND THE CHILD. A maiden walked at eventide Beside a clear and placid stream, And smiled as in its depths she saw A trembling Mar's reflected beam. She smiled until the beam wns lost. As 'cross tlie sky a clou I was diivcn. Ami then she sighed, and ihen forgot The star wan shining still in heaven. A mother sat beside life's «tn am, Watching a dying child nl dawn, Ami smiled, ns in its eye she saw A hope that it might still love nn. She smiled until the eyelids eloped, But watched fur breath until the even ; And then she wept, and then forgot Tlie child was living still in hes»ven.
MISCELLANY. HOUSES IN MEXICAN CITIES. SUPERSTITION. A TOUCHING INCIDENT. NICE DISTINCTION. "IS YOUR FRIEND A CHRISTIAN !" A SIXPENCE WELL INVESTED. Personal Appearance of the New Pope. HOW TO BE MISERABLE. BEAUTY. HOW TO GET RICH. SABBATH PROFANATION. DEATH IN A BALL ROOM. A CURIOUS EXPERIMENT. ANECDOTE OF WASHINGTON. DR. FRANKLIN. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 11 March 1847
MISCELLANY. HOUSES IN MEXICAN CITIES. SUPERSTITION. A TOUCHING INCIDENT. NICE DISTINCTION. "IS YOUR FRIEND A CHRISTIAN !" A SIXPENCE WELL INVESTED. Personal Appearance of the New Pope. HOW TO BE MISERABLE. BEAUTY. HOW TO GET RICH. SABBATH PROFANATION. DEATH IN A BALL ROOM. A CURIOUS EXPERIMENT. ANECDOTE OF WASHINGTON. DR. FRANKLIN. A correspondent ofthe Worcester News, writing from Matamoras, gives a description nf the manner of building houses in the cities of Mexico, which we copy below. The poorer classes, in building their hots, club together after the manner of our farmers when " raising a barn,'" and thus mutually aid one another. The houses of the first class, those belonging tn the meichnnts and other persons of wealth, are j built of nun-dried brick, only one story high, with | bul few exceptions, and fiat roofs. The walls nn* hollow and very thick, say twenty inches. This form is well adapted to the country, to guard against robber* nnd burglars, so common in the i place; ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 11 March 1847
: GENTLEMEN'S FURNISHING STORE. C WILMAM KIMBAMi, , DRAPER fy TAILOR, No. 3. HA R VA RD ROW, WOUM&gt; respect lulK'lnvite the ttlteuttnn ofthe citizens of Ctiitiuridic, to his itsnortmeiil of Kngliah, French, ami Oenaaa Cloths, Osaainuree, DaatlUai mul VnUiusi which he will make up into ■■IjneilS. to order, in tlie 1 latest styles, and wiirmut them to lit. ITRNISItIM. I.OODBoI' every ileaerlptlon, Rich iVnrfs, Cravat.*., Sell'Adiualmi tlo., rthirts, Collars, llonoiihi, IliunU kerchitt-t.iSii-iinn.lerrs, Honit-ry, .■loves, Under Shirts, Draw. iTH) Mats it ii. I Caps, l intire)lus,&amp;c. READY MADE CLOTHING. Also mi liiiiuJ, nn nsinrliiiciil of Custom made tiolliinr. Costs, I'anlH, VSSU. Pl*easlM Ottmas, Bl*seSj Jackets ami OvrraHs ( aJl ol which will be aohl uu the most rt-usoimlde tt rum tl d I" Jl ST RECF.IVKI), A NKW I.OT nf Hi|ver-.lnwe,l HI'ECTACt.Ert, which we w ill sell lor the unprecedeuln) low price oibl J'J a pair ; ami also n good iirtoortiiitut of t'erenc...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 11 March 1847
I AMIIKIDUK AND CAMURIDOKPORT OLD jTuINK /111 IK Cambridge, &lt;.aiuur.dg.mort nml Uoniuii OmniJoua*. 1 start from Uawurldao at eTerybour aud h.ll hour, Irom .mil past 6 nYluck, A. M. to halt past 7uVl [ I*. M.-itiitt Iroui Iti-iiiilu street, Bostoii, ev Cry tun J 1 Inili■-(.«»i every hour, irom half-owi 1 o'eluck. A m v. . ,7 pa*i«oYl«s..\*.-Al.oiw^ o'clock. "".al iv Fsroi. '. From Old Cambridge to Doatou, 7 ticket,f or m M ;; ;; ;; •©*?]£■•"•" 8 From Caiubrldieportto Boston, ten tiraeu* U fur - 'W» , a:'w.....*b.'». " "'""•H :; i, : , : , r« 1 U.mlirlilir, June 18, lsl«. "■ ■W4* i NEW LINE. " r|l|lKl:AMHKlUi;K,l'AMHßllMifl»ii„r , M. AND HUSTON OMiyißrE*J^«i*OßT, l.'smlirullr I li. lira anil 1 us.l svrry biiur Ir ~, , " , uVlors. A. A., lv | 1..v„« 7 o'clock. t\ M , aadTJ, I. iT 7 Ile strap, Birs.li.il, ticlurn r.rr.l ! MSI «™r, l„ u . ,f , * m*'" . uri.lt,A. M. to llirlnrn 6 o clock, 1' M' « .7. .. .1 '.'"'" ■i «t b .nil out at 9 o'clock ■' *"• "* Oumibu, Frinii Old C.nili...
Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 18 March 1847
Cambridge Chronicle. VOLUME I. CAMBRIDGE, THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 1847. NUMBER 46. The Cambridge Chronicle IS PUBLISHED ON THURSDAY MORNING, BY JOHN FORD, At the corner of Main and Magazine Streets, over the store of Joseph A. Holmes &amp; Co. Cambridgeport. TERMS—Two Dollars per annum, in advance. Single copies, four cents. Advertisements inserted on very favorable terms. MR. GEORGE RUPP, is the authorized agent for East Cambridge, and will see to the delivery of the papers in that Ward; and will also transact any business relative to the Chronicle. Any person in that section of the city wishing to subscribe or advertise, will please call on him. BOOK AND JOB PRINTING, OF EVERY DESCRIPTION, Executed in a neat and correct manner, At short notice, and at reasonable prices. The Cambridge Chronicle. CAMBRIDGEPORT. THURSDAY MORNING, MAR. 18, 1847.
POPULAR SELECTIONS. SCOTTISH TRADITIONAL STORIES. Bruntfield. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 18 March 1847
POPULAR SELECTIONS. SCOTTISH TRADITIONAL STORIES. Bruntfield. Among the many family quarrels which arose out of the civil contentions in Scotland, during the reign of Queen Mary, there was one of a melancholy nature which sprung up between Stephen Bruntfield, of Craighouse, and Robert Moubray, of Barnbougle. The first cause of the enmity between these two persons is uncertain. It is onlyknown that Moubray, with a party of followers, having succeeded, in the name of Regent Murray, in taking Craighouse, after a seign of two months, barbarously murdered its unfortunate proprietor while conducting him under a promise of protection to Edinburgh. The scene of this bloody deed is still pointed out in the southern environs of that city, and is called from the circumstance, Bruntfield Links.* Bruntfield left a widow and three infant sons. Lady Bruntfield, had been an intimate of Queen Mary; was educated with her in France in the Catholic faith, and had only left her court when she hecame a w...
THE PREMATURE BURIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Chronicle — 18 March 1847
THE PREMATURE BURIAL. jpearances of death. Tho face assumed the usual pinched and sunken outline. The lips were of the usuul innrhle pallor. The eye* were lustreless.— There was no warmth. Futsation had ceased. For three days the body was preserved tinburied, during which it had acquired a stony rigidity. The funeral, in short, was hastened, on account of the rapid advance of what was supposed to be decomposition. The lady was deposited in her family vault, which, fur three subsequent years, was undisturbed. j At ihe expiration of (his term, it wtis opened for j the reception of a sarcophagus;—but, alas! how i fearful a shuck awaited the husband, who, personally, threw open the door. As its portals swung outwardly buck, some wbite-uppurelled object fell rattling within his urnis. It was the skeleton of his wife hi her yet unmouldered shroud. A careful investigation rendered it evident (hut she bad revived within two days after her entombment —that her slruggles within the coffin had...