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Id= 40 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 24 September 1847
A Street 5a.\u —'J'iic other day, as I came doxn liroome street, I t>aw a Rtrcct musician, playing nt -'ar the door of a genteel dwelling". The organ was uncommonly sweel and mellow, and iu tunes were «Jow and plaintive, and I idiicieJ that I saw in the woman'i* Italian face ;.n e.Tprc»<bion that indicated millicicnl refinement to prefer tho tender nnd melancholy to the lively u trainer luncs" in vogue with the populace. She looked likc^nu who had suffered much, und the sorrowful music seemed her own appropriate voice. A little; girl clung to her scanty garments as if afraid a.11 vlungs but her mother. As I looked on them, a young lady of pleasing countenance opened tdo window, and began to sing like a bird, in keeping with the street organ. The other young girls came and leaned on her hhouldcr, und slil) she sang on. Blowing on her gentle heart. It was evidently the hjiontaneous gunli of human love and *<ympithy. Tiic bcmily of the incident attracted attentio...
Id= 36 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 24 September 1847
r J'he precipitation ot metals by G.i'raniim, or Elcctrotypsng, was the subject of conversation: at a Lite meeting of one of the Scientific Societies of Sew Jersey, the prccc*^, as described rn the Newark Af'verticcr, is as follows: The original, nnd very simple metliotl nf cfTectinj; the precipitation is to have a veesel wilii two upartmcnls, tho diwsion. being- made of a piece of leather, or any porous substance : into cue aji^rtnK'iit pour a weak solution of sulphuric acid and wale.-, and into the other a saturated solution of copper (bine vitriol.) Thou place zine, fahtened to a piece of copjicr v, .re, into the acid, and upon the other end of the \Mre fasten a com, or any article to bo copied or coateu, and bead it over ho at, lo reft in the solution m the other a purl ment. Tiic metal will gradually he precipitated upon Jlio com, ;ind in ;t short tune will form a thich copper t-caJo, ha\iny a perfect copy of the face of the com. If any part of (!.c coin is varnished or cover...
Id= 31 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 24 September 1847
LicnriNG i*y Li.rcnnicm.—.V Mr. Stailo has secured a patent in London inr rendering Iigiit available by electricity, a subject to which we lime frequently directed attention through our columns* Mr. Staitc has constructed an electric lamp and has produced a powerful vu'uine of light from a battery of very small power. Amount severs] .tp. plications which he contemplates, maybe mention. cd one, viz: telegraphing by means cf flashes of light through colored media. With four sets of electrodes, for example, placed in glasses, colored white, red, green and bine, the whole alphabet, w ith the numerals, arc indicated by a very simple code of signal?, and with astonishing rapidity. The key-board of the telegraph is go arranged tint eich key in the scries is colored white red, green or blue ; and when either key is pressed down, it completes the circuit, with that particular electrode, tit the d'ibtint slullnn winch rx'uihils the samr rrJnrt A flash. There may be any number of keys f-nd...
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 24 September 1847
CHE SPY & COLUMBIAjS SATURDAY .MORNING, SEPT. 25. 1847 AGENCIES. V. B. Palmer, North West corner of Third and Chestnut streets, Philadelphia, Tribune Buildings, (.opposite City Hall,) N. York. South East corner of Baltimore and Culvert streets, Baltimore, nnd No. 12 State street, Boston. Jacob M. VVe=ti!.seffes., Lancaster city. William A. PiKr.cn. Travelling Agent. The auenlion ot' Hie public is directed to our advertising columns. Patronise those who advertise, and you are sure to get tliti worth of your money. O"See JIcsBrB. E. Conne'.lec &. Co."» advertise ment, and patronize home manufacture. Fire.—TI.e alarm on Tuesday night v.-ph canned by the burning of an untcnantcd frame building in Filth street below Locust. The house was cwnuii by Mm. Mary Fipps, and is Euppnscd to have been fired by an incrniiiary. It was totally consumed. ' , * ,* ¦ '" • ThcScientificMeciiamc—This paper, recently comiitcnccd in Xew York anil Washington, by Rufus Porter, Esq., is...
Id= 60 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 24 September 1847
O ^fj SACKS Alum Salt. sacks e^ «JV/ Athlon, fine. For sale by 6cpi3.r-n.ir n. e. atkins &, co. "I nft BUI?. MnckcrclNn. 1, 2, nnd 3. 50 bbl>. 1W Sh-id. For sale by scptSi'-n-tr II. E. ATKINS &. CO. rpHE LADIES arn purlirnhrly invited to phII I c-trly und examine tbn-o bcauiiful Bonnet Ribbons, all new, Vn\\ Styles now opening at t!ie BEE HIVE, North Queen »t. Sept. 2-1—tr "| O( *A PIECIES AlpachaB nnd Lustres, ot prices J- V/vy from 18 cent* and upwards per ynrd, now oprning nl tho BEE HIVE, North Queen et. Sept. 21—tr Hair Oil, Blair Oil. /CIRCASSIAN OIL—a superior nrlicle for pro-\ y nintinrr the growth, beauty and pmifying' the hair—warranted. O x Marrow and BcarV oil For Balc by LEADER. ___^___^^_ fiL 'P ta4'47- tf' OUBLE EXTRACT OF .MUSK just received and for sale al LEADER'S. 8cpt24'47 tf. "P^YSON'S INDELIBLE INK for m-rlcing JL ltncn, silk and cotton wilhnutthe preparation. For pule by W. A. LEADER. WCTICS. TT ETTERS testamentary having been grante...
Id= 59 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 24 September 1847
7'hc LadiesFaitk in Railway*a Chinese Medicated Soap. •' I knnw my f.ico is sadly ppreckled With pimplen, tan, biih burn, and frecklep ^ F.rysificluf, scurvy and salt rheum Upon my cutirle asutimf To leiirii will) full authority. 1 hesp lilfinibhfs I pnnti w ill euro And nuke my- bUiu b->th fair und purr ^ Ry a soap of t-upenor qnr.liiy. The funp 1'tc spoken-of, :n.hrrr» minted, In H^duay's Chwicsf Medicated, F01 toilet purposes 'tis said To lie tetter ihan any mhur made; So nmv inj friends I will buy A cake nf [t.idw.Ty> snap and try."' The l.idy fjirslie s;mke ilia mutt She found (hit snap the friend nf youth . And lieauiy once more took its place And tthone w ith f-nth lip jn hi-r face, Phe ever after lie Id her hope In Rail way * * Medicated Soap. Its nonderfnl eflVrt* in ppeedily removing Ian, «tinb;irn, pimples, blotche*, pitsiulen, bite* of mucqiitne«p ttlter, &c, iioftcninR, purifvmff and 1 cteancinc tho Fklrr from nil itnpuritics, and uddmy beauty to...
Id= 46 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 24 September 1847
Recaktured.—Among the pieces of artillery captured atChurubusco, were the two~pieccs belonging to Lieut. O'Brien's company, which he wan com polled to abandon at Bucna Vista, and which fell into Mexican hands. They were rcciptured hy thu very company to which they originally belonged, ihus having proved that their Iops on a former occasion was no want of valor on their part, but oneol those accidents the best troops sometimes arc compelled to submit to. Nothing could exceed the cnlhusinsm-of the men when they saw their well known pieces. They all but hugged and embraced them, and rent the air wilh hu/.zas, while drawing peals of eloquence from the objects of their devotion. Cukiol's Physiological Fact.—The . York Herald says:—"The M^.T^ariu on b'Kird the junk, :Ur. Keysing, states what we consider tu be a curious fact, that his queue has grown faster for the short time he has been in Now York than it would in a 3'car in China, Ou ibis account he is desirous of remaining here a m...
Id= 42 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 24 September 1847
Lieut. Wasiiisgtos Mkioc, who died at Tampico last month belonged lo the lUh regiment Infantry, Col. Ramsfy'B, and was a resident of Hope well lownbhip, York county, where his family novv live. Spurious Quarter Eacles, admirably executed, have made their appearance in New York. The mechanical excculion of thcee counlerfcils is said tofally equal to that of the U. S. Mint. It is «iid of Mcltiuclhon, thai when ho made an appointment, he expected nut only the hour but the minute to be fixed, (hat no time might bo wasted in idleness or Buypensc; and of Washington, that when his secretary being repealed late in Ms attendance, laid the blame on his watcii, he adid, *• You must get another watch, or I another scoretory. A Judgo out West has recently decided that it tnigbt be insanity to*.jgn another man's name lo a check, instead of your own, hul that in drawing the money on the check and spending it, there is a grcal deal of saniiy.
Id= 29 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 24 September 1847
We learn from t.' jc Ilarrisburg Union, ih.it the new Bridge at Harrisburg has been completed, and was opened for general travel on Monday last.— The old Bridge was. swept away by the great frchhct oflS-lG. Anothie Treaty or Pn\<-E Rcvoked.—The }Jcw Orleans papers furnish llic i nielli in: nco that negotiations for peace itro going on swimmingly, and that peace may be shortly e\»celcd. The principal articles crc lliut the T". fclates restore to .Mexico tiie CaJifornitis nnd all the port", cities and towns that the Amiriciii forces now occupy. T!jc Tnitcd Elates fur ever lo rctai.i the territory of Texas, which is to bo extend to the left btink of the Rio dul -Sortc, end comprise ^ Tatimora.-; by means of a ctnal cut for that pur. pose. TIjIb is probablr an ofTcr on the part of Mejucr., winch will hardly be accepted by otir government. The Picayune th:r.l;s it prcbable tint diplomatic arrangement-* will yet be mad?, clianrnijj our occupancy of the Ctl'.formaiv* from that 01"...
Id= 48 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 24 September 1847
_»,.<>y*s-?>.S > ""- Tfie 1?ire or tiic Tli.nt.—The Shan-ncctown d |J.,) Democrat, concludes an oiticle upon the ppeucli of Lord Pahnuri-tou—threatening ihc nonpaying American States with the power of England—tu the following manner. We lake it his Lordshtp would rather have the money, al some future dny, than fight it out, even m>on such favorohle terms i The Suckers—with the fair understanding that if they flogged the array of hungry Britons, the debt would be cancelled—would up- and" at 'cm und ere old Scl flung- his golden beams upon the western hills, Illinois ictreftecfrom debt! Murder ivill out—and we are bold to say that although there is «in ardent desire on ' he part of our pcnpl-e to meet ihc r just liabilities, still, were it possible to cancel Ihc heavy debt hanging over our State 1)3* a resort lo the bristling panoply of war, the Suckers would cheerfully fight out the whole fourteen millions at six cents a day. That is just their ga...
Id= 30 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 24 September 1847
Melancholy IYm.—A poor fullow who has lost one band, made rt world of sport ibr the idle boatmen at the Da&'in, one day H.->t \ie«k. Having 'quaffed the rus-y" to rather " .in uLtrmin? extent," ;ls a late worthy Recorder of New Vo k city would have baid, he became rather Lel :i^crant, and us r.c boatman appeared anxious to fly lit him, as h-i termed it single handed, he bcorcrht evcrv passerby to oblige liim with a tiir;n!stn<f. K\ery pica was vain, and the poor fll!ow bcMiitc desperate.— Throwing away bis co r it, he rt:s!icd out, and w!,cn hemetanun v. l.o looked lil:c a promising subject, lie silently but energetic tllv da rhed his hit on the £round 4 divested himself of iiis aw i: in the f.vinKling of a lady's eye, iiiiil iibtonishi'd his customer by the question, *' I ray, -r:\ni do ym: want of old Jack, ch ?" nt the same nine nuking a demonstration with the mutilated slump of Ins arm—\crj much unlike Santa Anru. The last we iaw cf " u!d Jac*," !:o bad %...
Id= 58 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 24 September 1847
SrnoFt la.—Wiishi's lmtitn- Vreetabie Pi'U will !io fnund a radical ture fhr every kind of -scmCu-la, lipcmme llit>> not only « N-ausc 6rtf! purify the >>'><ly of till bid tinmorn and uvcrurnng thai is opposed lo lionltli, l»ul they restore the digt ' suve organs to ft henllhy mm 1 , and impart milIi an eiiirpy to the cirrti1itioti.lh.it lu-nlih nni] vipor are p\\ en t<i the whole frame. I'rom two to four of saul Indian Vegetable Till*. tukJMi every, night nn goi»K tn b*»il, will t-oon tn iko a perfect curr- of tiic inont o l it-tiKiiie cisc (if Scrofula ; at the H'inie tune ihc constitution u ill uii(U'r:;o such a radical chnnzc that Rcrnfuln, n* ui-11 .w every other cnuijilnmt, will be bunched from the hody, and n<:\v life* and vi^or will be given to the u hn|« fr.t m c. liu ware of Counterfeits of :ill krnd» ! Snme are coated with piigur; olhurn made to r^cmbta in outward appi;*ir:tnctj the original medicine. The aaf.-tl e...
Id= 54 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 24 September 1847
A Jewel of a Letter writer.—The Louisville Journal thus serves up one of his contemporaries m-Cincinnati. " He is the rascal,, who, a few years ago acted astlic Cincinnati correspondent of the Louisville Jour' nal and Perm's Louisville Adrcrtiser, writing Whig letters fur the one, and Locofbco letters for for the other. In one case the scoundrel wrote to* the Journal that a certain stale election* wouTcS go iu favor of the Whig?, and at the same time wrote to the Advertiser that it would certainly go* for Ihe Democrats; an J, after the election was over, he wrote to the Journal thai it actually had gone for the Whigs, and at the same time to the Advertiser that it actually had gone for the Democrats!! I We detected the villinn, aadat once exposed him, and dismissed him from our employment, lie is just fit for the uses, and tbc
Id= 51 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 24 September 1847
Effects of Slavery.—The Charleston Mercury in an article headed "The Ruin of the Slaveholder and the Slave," has the following information : 11 The thirteen original States of the Union com. prised on area of 371,121 square miles, of which the six Slave Slates contained 226,000, or 22 37tlis of the whole, und the non-SUvchoMing Slates 145,12-1, or 15-17ths. Now, the entire extent of our common country is 2,920,000 square miles, of which the Sl.ive Slstc possess 8G0,0O0, not quite ll-37tha; being a growth in ihc latter of fourteen times their original size, while in the same period of time the Slave States have not quadrupled theirs." Tho difference of increase in population and wealth has been still greater than that of territory. What better argument could be offered than this, of the superior advantages of free over slave labor.?
Id= 50 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 24 September 1847
Ecil'asimitv.— Everyone who baa read ihc story of the philosopher who, when his dog Diamond had destroyed the work of years, merely told ihc quadruped that he didn't know the mischief he had done; which no doubt was true; and perhaps the li I tic rascal knew as much of philosophy as he did of the speech made to him on the occasion. Such instances of equanimity are rare. Probably but one other case has transpired since then, and this was when the cat roiiofT with Mrs. Partington's steak, which she had just prepared for dinnci. When informed of it by her niece, the old hdy smiled as she spoke—"That cat always was agreeable to my cooking; some people's vittlcs she wouldn't touch; we must put ourselves on a regi. menl to-day, Lucy." What a lesson fur indulgers in domestic whirlwinds.
Id= 37 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 24 September 1847
Tiic Killed a\d M'ocnded.—\V« copy from thi; Delta a h*l of killed and wounded officers and privates in the various division* and brigades of our irmy, in thu late baltlcs before tho city of Mexico. The killed, wo »rc gratified to find, are not as numerous as we supposed, and minv of the wounded are buUh ghtly hurt. The recapiiul-ition is jb ibllows: K. , W M. Gon. Worth's Division, 37 28b * 10 Gen Ttt-ijjg*' do, ID £ J ;j Second Brigade, £3 J25 * 2 Eiiginccr Company 4 j Company K. In Artillery, 2 23 Gen. Pil!o\v\i Division, 12 325 4 2d Brigade, Volngocr and Howitzer Company's G 25 2 PalmftioJIegifiien!, 33 J2-1 Gcu. Quit man's Divi*ion 16 $$ 12B 866 33
Id= 56 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 24 September 1847
Improved Simnmsg Jennv.—A valuable improvement has been made on the Bale Rope Jenny, by Messrs. Illand & White, of Louisville, Kentucky, which can spin 1000 lbs. per hour, attended by one Fpinncr and two pieccrs. This new Jenny can be made, it is said, for five hundred dollars. Tiie flour from the new wheat is said lo be very bupcrior this year, from the fact that ihe unexampled demand for breadblmTd during the last year has thrown into market the surplus on hand, so tlmt Hie usual custom of mixing oi'd wilh new wheat, grinding it together and sending it to market us new flour, it is largely diminished if not entirely prevented.
Id= 49 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 24 September 1847
*' How do yon Hko the bustle and confusion of Boston!" usked the rhopUcepcr, as Mrs. Vartinglon titood by the counter. " It gives me confusion to sue 'cm," said the old lady; " fulliR didn'l do so when I was a girl; and bc.-tides, whut un awful si ght of bran and cotton it takes, to say nothing of their awkwardness, when they get clipped on one side—" " I mean," broke in the shopkeeper, *' the bustle and confuMnn of the streets.* 1 " Oh V said .Mrs. P., "that is quile another thing .'" and immediutcly left llic s-tore.—Boston Post.
Id= 32 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 24 September 1847
Miss Martincau has made an earnest epical to tbo people of England, to start a general !>ub>cnp tion for tho purchase of Shakspearc's liou^e ai Stratford. A Vermonter has obtained a patent for a pocke telescope that will bring cows trespassing in hi cornfield no near, that lie can shoot them with a pocket piste). CJomebody advertises iu an exchange paper a los W^Uet, "belonging to a gentleman made of ool ¦Wn! M
Id= 38 : [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Spy — 24 September 1847
A clergyman in the north, \ay homely in his adJrets,cliubC for his tejet a paosugo in the Tsulms—" * *—\i m my haste a31 inua are lUrs." •? Ay, 1 ' nremi»td his reverence by way of inlmductiun, "yu &aiu it in your j msW t Da\id t did ye? gen yc hid been l»wc .>eimgl.t have said ilat your Jeisurc, n3*' m:;;:." Thcncore Ht,ok s,ya urrlTlroaU. »nd ntcambaals, » theyaBnihUatoi.raw and Urn0( not to raenllon pawenrerff.