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Id=124 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 15 April 1848

SJTJSTDA.Tr 3JRA1U'. &~SS Baltimore t Susqiiflianim Rail Road nl 3 o dork. I . M . as 01. other dnys of Iht. ^ x flj* nml licmrrn llultiinop- ami York will be earned by thi* :rain No oth*r tram will run cm Snndav l) <" T ISORDI.KY, Get 07. 1SJ- Piircnmcndcnt ofTrnn«porlntion

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Id=128 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 15 April 1848

HXZ.X1S EMEROCATIOW "T70R Horsps. This Embrocation, so well known X by Hi*- llo-miim. WusniifT". Farrier-. Karm.T«. Ma«- Urircro. anil rnv.iif (•vtitlciacji. with llor-i-s i<-nokfii Dfin ihe hiybe-t Una- for llie folloumi,' fitinpliuut*- old or fre>h cut-, wound- nud brui-i-. ul.I htriiins and swellingi». strain* ot ihf shoulders, galls prftduced by the collar and -.addle, nnd in all ra^s where the joints and tendons arc m a relaxed condition For -til* 1 bv . ,, , V. - . A. LliADER. Columbia. I cl. i^-tt

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Id=116 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 15 April 1848

HEOHI.V POXCETRATED EXTJUCT OF VANH1A, FOR \J l-'lii\»iriii £ Uluiic j\lnnj:e , Saneen, Jcllu's, Cu-lard-. Ac. In tlii-i prt'jiariiium tlie Jchc-Jtlo antl nnivi-r.-ully tnltnircil flavor ot the Vanilla. IJeim !•* presented in a eoncctiTr.ileil nml ronvi'iiiL'iit lomi l 'ur nil culinary pnrpn-srs, and maybe jtre»er\etl unaltered m anv flinmie. I'or ^aU• by ' >V. A. Luadku. Ciilitinbia, Miirch 23. I 1 -]?.—tf

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Id=103 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 15 April 1848

X.IST OFIiEXTBRS "DEBUSING in the Post Office at Colnniliia fo; J_ V tlie tiuarter ending March 31, Is4*. I'tT^oiis. in enquiring for ud%crticL*d letters will pleas* mention it. Albright Samuel Jolmca John II. Au!bright Henry Jacobs Aaron Henson Aim Johnson Ann MUs Uoyd David Keller (ieonreS. Brown Mary Kctevr Munu Mm Hreirbton Henry Keusv Surah Hrubakcr John C Kauttmu.ii John 11 rue kin-nt ¦Suuiuel Knullinun Michael Uradlv Duniel Kulin Mr J Cleveland A. J. 0 Kiney Catharine Caly Uixnbmh Kauumun Harriet Clinton Mrs. J.n«c Michael 2 Clinton Juliu l.cil-hitrt Michael Churls Mary McConel Hubert Clinton John M\its 'Win Ccbotirn Andrew Meldrum Thomas Crull Siiinuel McCov I 1 1' Cnpnk IXunel McDeiv-ed Hugh Clinioii Itonbnnl Milly I, J>icky . Mr. S- 4 ' Mou ' re M II Dwiurlieri} Hugh McMusUt Cvrus JJimork J- Ji. McDonald Ju ' hu G Dew W O. Mol^on Win Donald Jnlm Monk John <-cninr Dim.- .Milton Moonoy Henry ]>n-»MT Churlcs Oswald Mrs lWc> Allon Porter David R...

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Id=102 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 15 April 1848

William T. Waltkiw Ciiakles IUuvft WALTERS <&. HARVEY (Lull! Hnzlcluimfc \Vi.ltiT8.) rilOUITCi: & (iKNI, COMMISSION MERCHANTS, No-,. 15 nml IH Siwnr's Wliurf. IIAI.TI.tlOliK. T.iltcn.l Cash advance:- insult on Consignments of all kimi.-of I'lmliic.-. linliiinori' . Jiiiiunrv. I^IS. fcb S 3m

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Id= 18 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 27 May 1848

HE BEGGAR & BANKEU *' Stand ouL of my way," said a rough surly voic* under my window one day, as I sat musing ovei the bast]ing- scene below me. at my lodgings ir Chestnut street. " Your honor will please to recollect," replied t sharp and somewhat indignant voice— " Your hon or will please to recollect that I am a beggar, and bare as much right to the roud as yoursell." " And I am a banker/' was retorted still more gruilly nnd angrily. Amused ut thiy strange dialogue, I leaned over the case, and bch eld a couple of citizens in the pos.liun which u pugilist would probably denominate squared, their countenances somewhat menacing, and their persona presenting a contrast at once !ucicrous and instructive. The one was a purse proud, lordly mannered man, apparallcd in silk, and protecting a carcuas of nearly the circumference of a hogshead ; the other a ragged and dirty, out equally impudent and self-important personage; and from a comparison of their countenances, it would...

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Id= 15 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 27 May 1848

THE HINDOO ANCHORITE UY MIU. L. MAltlA CHILD. Kanoua, a hermit of Hindoo, had suffered sever ly, tiecuuse, after ho had vowed hunaeif to the lift of a saint, he bectine desperately enamored of a beautiful girl of inferior caste, whom the laws forbade him to mnrry. The more sinful it was represented, ilieotronger became the tcmpiation; according tu that powerful law of human nuturo forbidden. Allvr a lerr}b)o conflict wJlJj ii ' nn»vl f t he rcaijrncd his aspirations after % saintly character, and hid himself in the depths of ihc forest with his bdoved. There she bore him u son, and there flic lived four years without seeing a Immaii face beyond her own little circle. .Excepting the sptritunl conflict, which was now and then renewed within him, the hermit was an happy as Robinson Crusoe might huve been, ii'iiiHtcad of being 1 wailed upon by Ins man Friday, he hut! found some gentle, pretty Fayaway. He built his hut under a great bower of verdure, formed by interlacing trees, of...

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Id= 5 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 27 May 1848

CHEAT DESTK.TrCTIOKr. HOW many die a most horrible death without the ?¦iniplo cause b«iiiff s,u«ijected. Some linger for years, as they suppose, from djupepnia, when it is worms, which CttUics most ilit<ettnee. There lm« com« under our notice never til cases of supposed dispcp^m, of several years' standing, when we have recommended the Syrup, which has entirely restored them to health. We would say to AULTS when tliey^rc afflicted with Sour Stomach, Sick Head AcheFit?u freijuujit deceive to iimke Stools, LeannessBloated StomachNervousness, Sickness after eating, Sensation of riling itt 'the throat after eating&c , be assured it is MmnJy worm*, and it needs but a mnl of HOUKNSACK'S WORM SYRUP to satisfy you it is bo, and if you have any of the above symptoms and the Syrup (ails to cure, the agent will refund the money. TO I'ARKXTS we would say, that the greatest sin > on are convicted of, in to let your children sulfur niid die. when there is a simple pleasant...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 27 May 1848

I'roin the Hosion Olive Branch. ESSAY ON HOPE. Hope is the mainspring of huruan life.—By it U» various machinery of society is kept in motion Its influence is seen in its inspiring the soul to ardwr, energy and perseverance, end nerving the arm with agility, and strength, for accomplish ing- the various objects of pursuit, in all of the walks of life, Obstuclee may lie in one*a path, difficulties may surround one, and circumstances may be adverse; but obstacles are surmounted, difficulties orercome, and outward circumstances made propitious, aa long as Hope gilds tbe prospect with the anticipated gors). Exling-nisli that hope and the spirits languish, the energies fail, nnd the arm becomes wenk, aU eJForts cease, and the pursuits aro changed or fall inlo a slate of miserable inactivity. Tlic in. i ence of hope is seen also in itu sooth jog, solacing C6d sustaining the soul, under the disappointments, and adverse change?, incident to Una chequered scene of lift 1 . The hope of ...

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Id= 20 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 27 May 1848

WOMAN'S CARES I\Iy heart always " stirs within me when 1 rent selections, made by the editors, 1 * of the newspapers which ere designed for us married ladies, setting forth our duty in relation to make our homes happj lo our husbands ; Ihtit wb should nlwayp welcome them with a cheerful smile when they come in from the cares nnd fatigues of the day, and do all we can to make married lifd pleasant for them, &c, Now tliis is all well, and I trust to reduce the the. ory to practice. But allow me to inquire if the cares and fatigues of the wife aro always opprecia ted by the husband 7 Shull I give a short sketch of domestic life as it is? not, of course, describing a family as it should be : but I wish to give a fair example of cvery-day life at home. My neighbor, Mr. Benson, is n lawyer by profes. sion, and is what the world calls a respectable man. His income iff small ; bul he married a lady who was able to furnish their small house handsomely, and they have some hopes ...

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Id= 21 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 27 May 1848

A Boston dbait and nrixc of 1750.—Old Times —Itcv. Mr. Fox, in a paper written in 1828, to e friend gave a familiar sketch of the manners ant Imbity ol * the good people of Boston nearly a century ugo. The following is the part which <ies. cribes the drcsa of tt couple aa they were arraigned for marriage : . "To begin with the lj.dy : her lucks were strain cd upward over an immense cushion tbul sat like an incubus on her bond, and then plastered ovci with pomatum, and sprinkled with a shower o white powder. The height of this tower wo: svttwwh&l over & Fool, O/je sing]u white roschtid lay upon its summit, like an eagle upon a haystack Over her nee It and bosom was folded a luce handkerchief, fastened in front by a bosom-pin rather Jjrg-cr thnn a dollar, consisting of your grandfather's miniature set in virgin gold. Her airy form was bruecd up in a. satin dress, the sleeves tight as llic natural skin of the arm, with a waist formed by a boddjee worn outside, ...

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Id= 25 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 27 May 1848

Surnames.—The use of surnames began in France aboul the year 987, when Uio barons adopted the practice of designating thcmselvcD by the names ol their estates. This has been tbe general origin ol family namcB among the nobility of Europe, though some were derived front badges, cogniz«neon, &c—Surnames began to be used by tho English nation ahoul the inno oFWiiliam the Conqueror, in 10CC, when the conquest was achieved, or, as some suppose as early as Edwnrd the Confessor, who began lo reign in 1041. It is certain that the occasional use of surnames in England dates beyond the inpress of the Normans. The most current opinion is, lhat they can be scarco said lo have been pcrmancntly settled before the era of Reformation in the ICtli century. The origin of manny of the the names now in use among the eummonuHty, is lo be traced to Utc nld custom of adding to theson's Christian name thul of the father, by way of distinction, The occupation of a person also frequently gave rise ...

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Id= 23 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 27 May 1848

AVenteaanNfcro,— "We were muchintercstec in the history of the adventures of a negro man, who lias lately returned from the Mexican war, at related to us by that accomplished officer Lieut Rains, of the Engineer Corps. Sandy has had the singular fortune, for a negro, to have been * at hi: own earnest solicitation, in nearly all the battles in Mexico, lie was at Corpus Christ) during tho encampment ot our army at that place; and marched with the column to the Rio Grande. Income of his peregrinations around Fort Brown, he was captured by Ihc Mexicans after a stout resistance, nnd thus became the first prisoner in the war with 3Icxico-Tlic Mexicans look Sandy to Matamoras, and licdlcd him with the " most distinguished consideration," and finally offered him a Lieutenancy in Ihe Mexican army, which he indignantly declined, and escaping in a skiff, joined his master, Major Rains, and " was present at the bombardment of tort Brown. By solicitation, Sandy wwollowed to join the army nt Vc...

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Id= 26 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 27 May 1848

The coxcomb rkwardid.—We shall not readilj forget a circumstance which occurred some mnnlhi ago, at a bazar, held in France, the stalls of whicl were, of course, kept by tho . ladies interested in the cause it war to forward. A pert fellow, whose shining abilities were rather outside hit head, upon his periwig, than within it, strolled from stall to stall disporting his elegance in ihecyei of the fair merchants, paying impertinent compli menu, and uttcrttip, what he was vain enough tu consider, his wit,bul carefully avoiding being drawn into n purchaRC. A young lady who observed him and whose good sense was properly offrontctl by his foppery, resolved, if he should come her way, to make him pay, if it were possible ; and presently the self assured victim drew near. " What do you look for, Monsieur?" slio demanded, as his eye rove through his glass over her, certainly, charming person. " Nothing which you will sell," replied the other, determined not to be a purchaser. "And what is...

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Id= 9 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 27 May 1848

ClOTHlWa! CIiOTHIWai! EY B. CUKSTON. The subscriber respcctfullj iiifanua In* friends nnd the public gL-Jierufiy that Ik is now rendy to supply them nt hi* New E«.t(il>Ji*iliment the three-story building in . FRONT STKRKT. Oohimliia on the lot formerly occupied by John Ciniuy. in ti rope walk. He intends keeping on hand a nelcct a««oruuent OF FASHIONABLY MADK Cl^OTJIINCJ. He ling just returned trom PliiUulcLphm uud N. York ¦with a new und splendid n»*orim(nit <*t all kindK of CLOTHING, innde of Ihe best materinl*and in the litter* fnylc—Consisting in part of Superfine blue itud black CLOTH COATSFBOCiC AND SACK COATS, Pelisse Clolh nnd Tweeds of every rolor nnd (ftiulity. Also—a larg^c a^^onment of plain nnd fancy Curmmere. Cloth, nnd oil other PANTS, mutable tor Spring, Summer nnd Winter, of every size and description. VESTS—Figured, Silk. Satin, Merino and Slowillc*. suitable for nil seasons and of pvcr>- BI7<". rtyle nnd qunli*y ; to wiiicli is added ...

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Id= 22 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 27 May 1848

Cvniovs love sTOny.—A very curious story if told by several ancient writers respecting Egirvard a secretory to Charlemagne, and a daughter of that emperor. The secretary fell in love with the princess, who at length allowed him to visit her. One winters night he Flayed with her very late, Qnd in llic meantime a deep snow had fallen. If ho left, his footmarks would be observed, aud yet lo may, would expose him to danger. At length the princess resolved lo carry him on her back to a neighboring house, which she did. It hnppcncd, however, thai from the window of his bed-room the emperor saw the whole affair. lo the assembly of the lords, on the following day, when Egirvard and his daughter were present, ho asked what ought lo be done to a man who compelled u king's daugh-Icr to carry him on her ihouldors, through the frost indsnow, in the middleof a winter's night » They answered that he was worthy of death. The lov. ;rs were alarmed, bul the empexur, addressing Eg. rvard, naid, " Ha...

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Id= 27 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 27 May 1848

A HAiin case.—A poor jolly weaver, in this city. not many years ago had a fortune left him by a distant and wealthy relative, who went « off* the handle" in England rather unexpectedly. When the news came to the ooor fclfow, he sat clieket te docket ut his loorn,Jt>c Mapped, clock.still, and said : 14 Well, I flcppo»c I must spend the money, straight." Tho fortune, some Urcnly Ibous'ind dollars, was duly realized and duly spcnl—for, two brief years did tlic job, nnd he returned to his loom as poor as a church mouse, but merry as a cricket, and worked away again for his daily bread, perfectly satisfied with tlic " good lirm;" ho had had, while his fortune Inn ted. His friends called him green, but ho laughed at their gibe?, urn} worked the liftrdcr, tn a twelve month's lime, off popped another rich relative, and the new*, post haste, came to tho jolly weaver, that he was again the possessor of a handsome fortune. Stopping his loom, and looking sorrowfully at the letter, ho d...

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Id= 28 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 27 May 1848

In companr, an English lady, half joculary, of course, attributed a very polite readiness for wine Lo tbo daughters of Erin. " I believe tint in Ireland." she observed. " it ii quite customary for a la. dy, if she only cat dies the eye of a gentleman earnestly directed to her at dinner-table, to say l Port if you please.* Promptitude is the order of the day." ** Yes," replied the Irish lady not ovcrpleascd with the Insinuation, and determined to repay it with interest, " and (lie promptitude take* another direction in your country/ 1 " How do you mean ?" " Why, when an English lady finds a gentleman's eye upon her at table, I understand »ho averts her countenance, and blushing, nay*, in her gentlest tone,' You rnustasU pap*. 1 " A recent number oftlie London Time* contained he exfrturtlmjrr number uf 1772 advertisements

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Id= 8 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 27 May 1848

3KTZ3V7 CIiOTHING CTORE, Front street, Colnmliia, Pa., two doon KJ above K. Williams 1 Drujr Store. This usiabiUlituuiii lias a very ch'-'»p nnd well selected assortment of RliAUY MACK ClAJTlttSG, which-will be bold very low. The htock includes every description of clothes worn ut the present day—con«i-*tinj! ol Dress. Snfk, Frock, Eu«inen«.nnd India Ruhher Conts ; Clonks, Hangups, 4c, PantsVestsPocket and Neck llattdkcrcliiufn, Scarfs, Shams, Flannel und Knit Undci Shirt?. ALSO, n fine lot of CLOTHS. CASSIMKRKS, VF.STIN«S. *Vc, of the finest as well us common qita!iti<:tuiltt-jiy«on hnnd and mmie to order in good m>le ut very small advances. The Spring nnd Summer Fashions Ju^I received. Customer ¦work mndc according* to tltts latest tnotiv. uml by firstraie workmen. Tliankful for past favor*. 1 respectfully solicit a continuance of public patronage. JOHN JORDAN & Co. Columbia, March 18, Itf4&—1/ Merchant Tailor

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Id= 3 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 27 May 1848

CEO. W. SCHROTER, Editor and Publisher OJficc—Front Street, three doors above Locust. Terms.—The Columbia Srr is published every Saturday morning at the low price of ONE DOLLAR A YEAR IN ADVANCE, or one dollar and fifty cents, I not paid within one, month of ihe time of subscribing. . Sinple copies,TI1KEE CENTS. TEBMBor ADvenrjBfpo—Advertisements nol exceeding a square thrre times forgl, and 25 cents for each additional insertion. 1 hose of a greaterlength in proportion' OA liberal discount made to yearlyadvertiscrs. Job Peixtino— Such us Hand-bills, FoBtlng-billa CdrdnLnbelfl, PamphletsBlanks of every description Circularsetc.etc.rexecuted with neatnesaauddettpatcli and oh reaaonabicterms. PfflU^LPJflA i^yEBTlSBMBm

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