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Id=157 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 18 December 1847
CHESNUT STREET HOUSE NO. 121 CHESNUT STREET, K few noons below fourth,isorth side. The subscriber respectfully informs his friends and the public in general, that he still continues to keep the above establishment. Every pains is at all times ta!«en to render this one of the best, and, from ils central situation, it is one of (he most convenient Hotels in the city. His Taoi.f. is furnished, at all times, with thcchniccsldclicacies of the season. His Wines and Liquors arc not surpassed by any other establishment in this city.' His Servants are careful, honesianJ obliging Terms of Hoarding to suit the times. Country Merchants and business men will find the location of UicChrsnut St. House, in the inosl business part of Philadelphia. The subscriber plcdjips himself that every thing in his power shall be done lo give satisfaction lo those who favor him with their patronage. SAMUKL MILLER, l'hilad., Sept. 27.—ly Pioprietor. |
Id=149 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 18 December 1847
XiUdieg arc Cnnttoucd Agnlngt Uuliig COMMON PREPARED CHALK: THEY are not aivare how frightfully injurious it is to the skin ! how coarse, how rough, how sallow, yellow, and unhealthy the skin appears after using pepared chalk ! Besides it is injurious, containing a large quantity of Lead ! We have prepared a beautiful vegetable article, which we call .Tones ' Spanish I^ily "IVhitc. H is perfectly innocent, being purified of all deleterious qualities; and it imparts to the skin a natural, healthy, alabaster, clear, living while; at the same lime acting as a cosmetic on the skin, making il soft and smooth. Or. James Anderson, Practical Chemist of Massachusetts, says: '• After analyzing Jones' Spanish Lily While, I find it possesses the most beautiful and natural, and at the same time innocent white I ever saw. I certainly can conscientiously recommend its use to all whose skin requires beautifying." Price 25 cents a Box. For sale by R.WILLIAMS. Columbia, August 7,1847—Gm
Id=145 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 18 December 1847
FALL AND WINTER FASHIONS. rpiHEY have come to B. Young, at No. SO. I The Fall and Winlcr Fashions for 1847 & 3, which, for taste, cannot be surpassed by the world—they arc the most perfect ever brought before the eyes of the people of this globe. PersoDS wishing their garments cut and made in the most elegant s'yle, will do well by calling at B. Young's Tailoring establishment, No. SO, Front street, Columbia, where they will have their work executed to perfection and with despatch. P. S. Persons wishing to purchase superior cloths, oassimcrcs, veslings and trimmings, such as cannot be had at any other store in Columbia, will do well by nailing at Young >V: CasseP's Store, No. i»0, Front -street, where there is one of the best selections of the above goods In the country. They will also warrant Hie quality, cut, make and fit of all the goods they sell and malec up. They are thankful for past favors and hope to have a share of patronage. YOUNG K CASSEL. Columbia, Sept...
Id=153 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 18 December 1847
morning: Train Again BETWEEN \ORK, WRIGHTSV1LLE AND COLUMBIA. THE President and Directors of the Baltimore and Susquchanna Rail Koad Company having consented to continue the Morning Train between the above places. KTThe Car will leave Columbia Daily, [Sundays excepted] at GJ o'clock A. M..and the Train will leave Wrightsville at GJ o'clock. Returning, the Train will leave York at 8 o'clock, A. M. D.C.I1.BORDLEY, Apnl'17, 1847. Sup't.
Id=158 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 18 December 1847
TO PRINTERS. Tho subscriber is now mnnufnciuring Priming Ink of superior quality, and offers it Ibr sale in l:ir<:e or small quantities, upon accommodating lerms, in anv instance where the ink sent shall not answnr lhe deacri t >lion, it will be exchanged or the nnce refunded. A M>orol diaconut will be made upon large purclia4 )f fj»r cn^h. The News Ink is put up in Icegs of 12, 15. 20, If., :i0, :>0nnd 100 lbs. Bonk Inks in small ko«s and in Ib. canisters. Colored Inks also in 1b. cnimicrs. I£rA 20 lh. keg o( the best news ink will be sent to nriv point of ihu IYnn'ii Improvements at my rl-»k free of rlrircre. upon receipt of S5 COPAL VAKNISH in barrels, ito^P. nml canstrrs. J. II. MIFFLIN. Columbia, .May 20, 1S47.
Id=154 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 18 December 1847
SUNDAY TRAIN. BALI IMORE &. SUSftUEHANNA R.R. The Morning Passenger Train will run from Baltimore regularly, hereafter, on Sunayat 9 o'clock A. M..and Returning will tart from Columbia at 1J P. M., Wrightsville 2 1'. M.and from York at 3 o'clockP. M.. as on other days of the week. The mail between Baltimore and Yorrf will ba carried by this train. No other train will run on Sunday. B.C. H.TJORDLEY, Superintendent of Transportation. Oct 27, 184G. Baltimore and Susquehann
Id=163 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 18 December 1847
REMOVAL. fjl THE sulscriber would inform his friends e^and lhe public generally, that he lias removed to No. 2, Schreiner'a Row, between Barr's and Black's Hold, Front Street, where lie will continue lo keep an elegant assortment of Beaver, Otter, Fur, Silk, and Nutria HATS, and also, a large assortment of CAPS, all of which he will take pleasure in showing to those who favor him with a call. Don't forget—Schrcinor's Row, No. 2, before purchasing elswhcr; as 1 am determined to sell cheap. WM. TEMPLE. Columbia, Aug. 21, 1847.—If
Id=173 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 18 December 1847
SEH)iU 3J.cs3, (Sizes, ISninls mti) ©Us. XTTETHERELL & BROTHER'S Pure White TT Lead, Paints, Linseed and Sperm Oil, Varnishes, Glass &c. For sale at low prices, at the Hardware Store oi J. W. COTTJIELL Columbia, May 2C, 1847—tf pxxrx: ,. TUST received and for sale at the HarnVar «J Store of KUlVU'Ui&IIEsa Columbia, April 7,1847 tf
Id= 6 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 5 February 1848
BECKY WILSON'S COURTSHIP Ob, now, Becky, do tell us all about il ?" scs the galls* Becky had'nt been married mor'n a month, and hadn't got over her baslifulness yet. " Bout what ?" scathe. " Why, bout your courtship," ses the galls. " ShaWj" ses she, turning away her head and blushin dreadful; ""you better tell yoar own courtships yourselves, I reckon." " Yes, bat none of us ever had any bows, Becky, and you's a married wyman. Come, now, do tell us all about it. I do.love to hear about courlin to much," ses Betsy Bowers. 14 Oh, yes, Becky, do tell us." " Well," ses Becky, aflcr a great deal of bfushin and Iwislin about, " I'll tell all how it wof, iflhat'II satisfy you." " \V"ctl, now,** bcs the gall. * , all gcttin round her so they could hoar pood, " Well," ses Becky, putting an emphasis on bout every other word, "John, he cum to owcr houso to sea mo," she scs, turnin away her head and kind o'lookin down sideways under her arm. "Fool; ho better go to sec his self, I reckon. ...
Id= 4 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 5 February 1848
I Select Stones. I mi; ciuxD imrsE i.\ our village. ~ [ m BY CLAIIL.N'CK ATWKI.I.. I Our villngc is situated in ;i beautiful valley. This Tjlliy isulout !L mile in length, and varies from a li.tlflo llircc quarters of a tnilc in breadth. Jl is fencul round wilh an irregular line of hills, which is broken in ilirco places, where tho principal roads pass. On the western side, there is no outlet, and litre, llju cmUiuuous ji-ncc of hills is very steep. I'rom t'iis direction, the more scheming 1 people of tjc valley t:\pccL a railroad will come, some day; flnd . ai tunes, tlicy «cl so worm wilh this cxpccla-,tion, us to enjoy the fame of the tunnel through Illipir lull. Ti:e south end uf the valley is open io 0 distant view of thestia. 'i'iic scenery id enchanting. In spring and sum* mcr, il is brim full ol Ihe spirit of delicious dreams. Our j)L'n[ilo aru noted for their purity of manners, and Uitir good school-*, IJuL they are loobtipy to dream much. They nrc, generally, honest, qui...
Id= 8 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 5 February 1848
V WESTERN MALE Our friend, Ike &i?n$t came in from the Upper rvierrimack,ycilcrdiiy, to examine* tho cily, jfo says thai they ore beginning to tulk so loud up in his diggins ubout telegraphs, stone dykes, and such "Yankee doing*," that he concluded to come down nnd look at the plnce, see for himself, and report accordingly. Ike i* a " manifest destiny" man—• has been all liis life wailing for St. Louis lo movo up the Mcrrimack; but, as it kept up considerable fuss down here, nnd didn't " come along** his way, he concluded al length to come and see it. He hud on a woollen enp, decorated wilh two red tassel^ and, if we ain't much n.istakcn, a new copperas salt—it may have been newly dyed—al all event?, it looked brig ht ns a " Fourth of July. 1 * In wandering round the city, Ike run against the Post Ofiicr, and after counting every one of the boxes, he called a clerk to the window, and offered to bet him a peck of on Is he could tell tho "fndt tick" the cnV 'ito and " hu...
Id= 7 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 5 February 1848
DnirrwooD JoirssoN.—A very strange occurrence took place some years since in the flourishing city of Cincinnati, and is yet fresh in the tniti<is of many of the residents there, not by any means a* 41 the nltlcsl inhabitants/' who know all things. It is still (old of winter's night around a cheerful fire-sidc to many a wondering youngster, and the moral instilled into their young- minds with greater force from the circumstance of iu "being as true as gospel." The hero of the tale was an old man named Johnson, who had lived from a boy in the place, and followed a curious trade for a livelihood. Early and late ho was eccn down at tho river's ?idc collecting driftwood, a;*d tailing at il ho inccs. santly, day after day, and year after year, th.it it at Iftsl became whispered about that old Driftwood Johnson was making money; that he had invested his earnings well and had realized large sums by fortunate speculations: but still he clung tn his old business. He was mean in d...
Id= 3 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 5 February 1848
WESTBEOOK «fc SPANGLER TIDIT0R9 AND morRIETORS. p "ndn-r Oftc-.—Fronl Street, oppOFlte Barr's Hotel p,H,Mlwn, O#re-I.ocust Street, opposite the P. O. t >»u —Tlic Columbia Spv ik piihiislM-d every e Kv ' iuornmi! nlthe low price of ONE DOLLAR A itli \\ MIVAN'Ol-:, or oniiilollnr n-id fiftcents, if Jip*]*;!!.!" .^ : Vjo .^Vts. "° l """ ° f sullscnbi "e-^'""J? »nunw»«-Aiivprlincmctila nol cxcccd-, ,r,, ° re t!-r.-eliinea forSl, anil 25 crnts for each ¦"iiiinalmae".""- 'l ll(13e of " Srealer lenslhin pro'"'""" lO-A. |,l>tral discount made to yearly adverse"-
Id= 2 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 5 February 1848
C&u (emcnnci Tn ecniginn'" 110 """- ' «n- ptil.li-n.rrt in lliu Analcctic )ht .r;. Vl M..;.I-I.>. JIc Wlio CM,,*-, il |i,i, u.-VcT ni-r«illi il> -ulimon. mill vuiiMbu ]i.-i;.iiy lo Kuuw tl, if ,,V Vmtl reader u> " 11"- |.!i]«T "ill fiilighlL'li liini: Ifu be inn-. «¦. some lulk-Kiy. ••Jloiiorili-pi-inI- nil pcdigrri-,"' Thru all -I""' 1 I'l'—"'"' l-l ' i " r ' '¦>" ""S Ye sons of h<-roc-t ialiii-tl oi ' ynri.-. Anil >ou llie scirn of old Cilc.-idowcr Awl lol III': Ii»\« mir I'luy-A:nl w 1 . who l»n:i=t from :njt-s dark A |i. iln.-i.-i.- I' -™" N.mIi" -. nrl:, I'ariit'il i»i jmn-liim'ill iiiol 1 — Imnlilir -nil. f..r T w:.-. tlu-r.-, As Hr-t of iilll ili'l nppeur IV,ill l".w iu l'!ir:nii-i:. ^ul I wn- Ailnm Ailnni I, Ami I wit-- Km". an<l l'^e W:1M 'i Iu -jii'i. ol \mihI nr weiillicr—]',,il mart in.— -V.liini wns lull I, Viili.TWiOJr-. .\.li"ii I, full— l:i'-v w-rt: ui-.-'-llier. ^1'I^.tw \!u n 1'vo jimt Ail.im talking,...
Id= 29 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 5 February 1848
£ctteus from iiltxito The following extracts from a letter written by an officer of the Volligeur Regiment, will be read with interest, especially by our readers in Columbia, as information is given respecting" many of the volunteers from 1.110 place, as well as of other matters of general interest. Quarters of the Vottigcur Regiment, CoU ) Icgiodc Minerva, City of Mexico, Nov. 23, '47. $ Understanding within the last few hours lhat Gen. Twlggs, with an escort of Dragoons and the •Uli Hegiment of Artillery, to relieve the 1st Hcgiraenl of Infantry, now stationed at Vcra Cruz, will leave here on or about the 23th instant, I again embrace the opportunity of communicating" with you by letter. Gen. Twiggs, I understand, goes to Vera Cruz, to take charge, te military and civil Governor, of the affairs of that State and Department. Since I wrote to you last we have had a mail from the States. I received five letters,—it was only a letter mail,—by this arrival—four from you and one...
Id= 30 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 5 February 1848
Tiip Peril of tngliiiiil. The financial panic has (subsided in Great Britain, only to give place to another panic connected with ihe subject of national defence. Steam. 1ms changed the world. It hn«, virtually, destroyed the empire so long cLimcd by Kngland over the seas, and, at the same time, robbed her of the insul.irity, which, m former—now the old—days of ships and sailorc, was her ruic or sufficient protection.— Alt this Englishmen arc beginning to learn, and Iu feel, and admit that the sublime boast of Campbell,— Uriiniium n-uiW i.o lmlw ..rkr. No low "P. alinij; ilio -n .-p.— is now mere song mid ctnj-Unub^, a pcril.HiiH ii.ittery and self deception from which t. 'iu j>eopJo must rouse and buckle on their armor, or wake up one fine morning anti nnu the Uuul thundering m llie gales uf London. Wb mentioned, a month or two ago, the first duwnings of this new feeling in iingl.ind, which were fir.-*t cdiit-ud by certain portentous oxtr.ielf, that got in the papers from a...
Id= 35 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 5 February 1848
All the f>ll<Hviii£ articles which have ol.tnineil nrtminiilt-rl i».piiiarily, are sold by VV\ A. Leader, the <<•. '- nuent fur ih«c*'!:iiincft iirticie* m (Joining, uini by J.»int " -* Sniilii, Lanc-iptcr. and John J. Mbluri. Mari.Ha. dmturn — Hiiv only of tin: above persons ns all oilier* me cnimnTfrin-\ji U.\njUU.r.D TtEMEOV, Jiltd an ¦Altnanae for \$W Gruli.*—\»\—1 : ov C.iWls ntij I'Vvurlnli frelinpi". ntitl prrrnittng I-Vvi-rs 2nd—For Asthma. Liver compi iin( flu \ [til inn-) a fleet in an. .?rJ~Kor l)i:trrho;i, Imhijcslinn nmi I.ti.'3 of j^iiprttte. 4lli—For CiiSttvent>tLS in (cnvnli1 " »n.( nri!•¦:*¦ ->th — r>>r SintiMich.TjlVcWiiiis*, l>yi>i)pf»i.i anil 1'iN-- , 't'hf Ortut Paints arc, it lit n«l luil U> lake, ncrtr givn p-iin Hint ncrrr lenrrv one ciwtirc ! l-'nr nil ilx-se thiri^r* it is vvurnuiieil I'fioquaHnd.ainl nl! vvli" do nowiml il so may return the bottle and grt tktit mujuij. „ rin« in...
Id= 27 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 5 February 1848
Solitary Celebration. tn looking over an old file of papers, we stumbled on Ihc following account of the celebration of the 4ih of .luly.by a gentleman who "Kept company wilh nobody but himself.'* It is 11 good-natured hit at Ihe bombast of some of the reporters of doings at public festivals, and, no doubt will prove as good as new.—Ed. Bullo. Entcrprizc. At about three o'clock, I served up a rich repast consisting of a portion of a cold leg of mutton, two slices uf bread and butter, six leeks with the accompanying salt, &c. I acltng as Presidcntand vico president. Whr-n the rlolh was removed, 1 uncorded a bultlc of old muscat reserving one of champaign for tdc winding up; after scverul patriotic songs by myself, in which ' joined iu the chorus, the following regular toasts were pledged in bumpers; they arc presented In you on account of their singularity. Int. Tlio day so gloriously celebralcd.—Superiur lo Day Sc Martin's blacking,or the Deij of Algiers— To-morrow's. Sund...
Id= 15 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 5 February 1848
AGEXCIES. V B. PaIimi-.r i« duly aullion/mi lo fcccivc mil)Brriph.TO* inl milvom-erti'iiw lor tins paperiu tlic ciUc- o! Philadelphia. Now York, iJalumore, ami 130-lon, z.nti tvcriiit ih.T.-i.ir. ¦J »coB M. WtfrTHAiTF^n. I.fliK-ivtor city. Wim-I-vh A Pikiick. Travelling Aj,'«'nl. The Cou'iiiiih' MAOAziSEfor February lias been received. Il U one of the best numbers we have seen lately. One of Ihe engravings is a large and truly splendid portrait of the great poet, William Wordsworth ^ whichof itself is worth more than the price of the book. Wordsworth is now nearly eighty years of age, and report sajs he has not yet entirely abandoned liis vocation, but occasionally strings together n few pearls, in remembrance of Jays gone by. Tire contributions aro from the highest literary sources. Subscribers by paying $3 in advance, will receive, in addition, a full length portrait of Washington. The New Youk Mirror.—We cannot believe that Mr. Fuller, after nocuring notices of the im_ j&...
Id= 23 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 5 February 1848
Th it Polish Dpst.—We noticed some few weeks piiu-H liming received a Irtter from a chap away up in the northern part of Pennsylvania, saving that lie Imd fimvnrdcd to nur firm a half barrel of llie real "1'ul.md Polish Dust." We expressed some Fiiipidon about Ihc fellow, at the time, thinking his letter was nil a hoax, which he wished to ],Uy ofi* «»n the good nulurcd editors nf Ihc Ppy. But sure rnougli, true lo the letter, the olhcr day a carter tucked his cart to the door of our office, and rolled ti.erefroin the veritable half barrel which our kind iind gt-ncrous correspondent had told us about.— Now, wo have heard of ghost stories, when we were little, which frightened us considerably, and we luvo heard, too, that once upon a lime, one frii-rid wished to give another a bltncing vp (we don't know whether he was an editor or not) and accordingly, sent him a kog, which tile receiver 110 doubt thought contained somelliing eatable, but which w.-.s in fact a keg-of powder ond so a...