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Id= 31 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 24 July 1847

Tin: <J)ak and thr, Ttp.r.B.—An onfej whieii hung over the Iwnfc of tho ri\er, was Mown down b y a tomjicst of wind; and'as it was c irried along by thf stream, some of iu' bou{;h* K.^..i—1 — ? -i—j- ..^-> »>.«.:i. B -{—¦•- ¦-—¦ *» shure. Tlie oak was suprised to find so fragile a plant to remain unhurt after so ' seve^en, storm; and he could not* forbear! asking ulff reed how he ' came to etand so secure and unhurt ia a tempest, which had been ftir/ous enotigh to tear an Oak trp by the roots. "Why," said tho reed,! "I secure myself by actingjin quite mi oppntito way to wha .t !you da. Inate.ii) of being stubborn nnd stiff) and conlitling rn|(ny strchglli, I yield'anc bend to tho bla-^t, and let it go prer me, k lowing how T«in and fruitless it ujouH be to ' -esistj"- .. i

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Id= 23 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 24 July 1847

STKW A.UT-S ceiebraled s ' Vrup, for table use. Just tlie thing you read of* at the "New Store," No. 4, Cheapsidu MORTON & Co. Erie May 22,1817. . 1 r ROCERIES.—The subscribers ha ' ve ju«t re-U" ceived a. fresh supply of GVocerifts, consisting of Tea,-Coffee, Sugars, S p ices, etcj etc., which will be sold at their usual low prices. I. RO5E.NZWEIG.vCo. May 20, No. \ Fleming B\oc " k. ~ ' s ¦ PARIS Kid Gloves—A beautiful assortment, Whjio and Colored, aellinirchBap at No. 4, Chsapsidej by HjbRTON & Co. Mrie, May 22. 1247. I

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Id= 26 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 24 July 1847

WrlKon for tbo Brie Obs«rvcr> TOE: LIST AMERICAN INDIAN

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Id= 37 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 24 July 1847

j „ From Mexico tjnicit,from the Capital—Gen. Scott still at •tfuwlii—Interrslinn Intelligence, $«c. The-New Orleans I'icaymie of the 8th it&t; •id filled with Recounts from Mexico, ond a ¦nuiAbpr of leljers from one of,the editors, Mrt ¦ Kendall, detailing nil the news that has reached Hrni up lo t|ic 30tl , of June. We in-ifce 'thetfollowing extracts ,: 'Qen. Scott liad not then heeri able to leave l^uebla. He wns awaiting the reinforcements under Gen. Ca.lwnlndor an.i Gen. Pillow, ivho had not then arriveJ. (Some of the pajpera mention that Gon. , Caijvvaladi-r arriveJ M Puebla on the 30th. Jitters from Mr. Kendall of that date make tin mention of * it l though lldj was constuntly expected. He was' at Perote about the 2Jtli awaiting Gen. Pillow.) ' ° The news from the .city of Mexico is very indefinite. Gen. Scott is said to have com mujiiciitcd to the government that Mr. Trist was \v\th him nn I authorized to rogotiatefor a psace\ Santa Anna had been in vain cn-U...

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Id= 54 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 24 July 1847

' JVBT At: V73 feXPEOTE D. We were never yet mistaken in our calculating of the course'of tho whig party, or their presses. We have,a case in point. On bur return from Chicago, we remarked to several of our political friends, that two weeks would not elapse before tho Gazette would attempt to make political cap tal out of the proceedings of the Convmticn. This week's number of that paper demonstrates the accuracy of our calculations', in an attack on Gen. Case, characterized alikp for want of candor,.truth and'honesty. The loiter of the General,.read at the Chicago Cpnve ition, is seized upon as the nrctoitt. The lei ter referred to was nol u ' ntten lo thai Convention—and should never have been read beforq it. A delegation was appointed to atteijd tha Convention at a meeting held by the citizens of Detroit. General Cass was not appointed at that meetfng, but tho delegates "so iippofnted wrote him a note inviting him to g>\vilh them. The letter referred to, and whi ;h hit...

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Id= 42 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 24 July 1847

Later news from Simla Fc Another battle io!th*llcxic(ins and Indians—ttco Americans killed and three wounded—lots of government calUc—Lieut. 'Love's , coinnuind safe—*rrivut' of Cot, Russell ¦S jfroin California. fi. *Ve conversed this tnnrnlug with-Mr. Msvrpliy^ an injelligent goittlmnan, who had just arrivecUroHi Santa Fe.. lie left that place on the 29thNo1 May, and furnishes us \v\ih details of RoWfe-very .iiilJrealing occurroucesin New SfexfcV On the ' 27tfc oTMiiy, | Mr. Murphy informs us, an engngem^ot took place at the Red Rivor etinoin one hiiniirVuf and fi^tjr-miles southeast ofSailta Fe, between a detnehtnent of ouitrpopi under tho cWimnnd of Major Edmondjon, amountijfg w» about one hundred aud/eventy-tive men, ami ftjband of Mexicans and Apache Indians, suppowduo nuinber four hundred-men. These meu\were combined together for the purpose ol cdirinutting depredations upon American' property, oniTa few days previous had succeeded in Htertling 150 horses from tho tra...

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Id= 57 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 24 July 1847

Another Proposition to Confiscate. Our readers will no doubt remember whit 1 a hue and cry was raised by ihefederal whi g, because fhe Washington L' nion jncicfenuU y made a remark that it mightbecome necessj. ry in order to bring tho war with Mexico t& a close, to confiscate the church properly ij that ¦ count y, as that was and is the onli source fron which the nation obtains mejni to conliuue h'oslilijies. The Administrate wnpassnileu in the inobtL wanton ni&nner—abuse heaped upon the President and cabinet 'witWut stint, and the| religious prejudicei cf a Inrge siml rospectable bpdy of christiim suimiiotied to the aid /of federai wfn ' gery »n i, in opposition to tho. war. Wo took occaiior at the time to.exjiose the hypocrisy of them* born love of these parlizans—we laid bir« their past proscription for opinion sate, mf held up their deeds.of! incendiaryisra in-th« lig ht of tri th. We now ask, their attetftu);, and all others interested, to tnc following bo: ...

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Id= 51 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 24 July 1847

The Weaihor. Well, what of the weather? A yet what of it. It's warm every ' body knows, feel* and sweats. K^jry body complains of it, too—anu yyt nobody could well do without it. Although old-' Sol's heat comes down with a rush, ! making-Kdikr.», jorita nnd devils, common people and black people! sweat and blow like a steam engine; ' the; ifiiriner boars it willi a smite, for well he ktiows-that without heat llis waving fields of grain Wou^d ..... .^ r-... i.:Jrr,,;t-lrLUi. ,,.,,.,1,1 l, .|...,-less cumberers Qf (ho ground, and. his labor and toil cease to bo rewarded bv well filled granaries, the sure precursor of well filled purses. But then the farmer must have rain, too—and itca ' ma on Thursday morning, cool; refreshing and invigorating. Nature required it, and down it poured—first with a gentle spatter, and then with a rushing' torrent, as though the llool gatcsabovpliadsuddeiily.givon way. We almost thought) we could hoar the waving corn laugh for joy, hut then it might h...

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Id= 55 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 24 July 1847

A Hard Task. i Thd last Commercial, 'in remarking upon ^ a paragraph in our last montioning somo cj f that "ruin" which the whigsrgEbpl ^ csied \v»fl ( ld be thoetVect of thi passage of tho tariff of '10, attempts to prove that the country, and particularly the "cotten manufactuters," which by the by, in whigethicskaro synonimous, arc actually '•ruined." Our neighbor has undertaken a difficult task^too difficult, w " e are apprehensive, for him to accomplish in this generation. The sum and substance of hi^ first attempt is as follows: "So fur from there being general prosperity with the manufacturers of New Kngla«4j the very reverse appears tolbe manifesting itself—particularly with the Cotton manufacturers. The Boston Atlas,. Newburvport Herald, and other eastern papers, state! sjidt they are already * experiencing the blighting influence of tho Tariff of 1846, which brings into our market the fabrics' manufactured by the cheap pauper labor of Europe." We shall make n6 answer t...

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Id= 60 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 24 July 1847

(t/ * The,Hon. James Cooper, » whiff f tho ' tirst water, as^very one knowe, in a epee^ recently, in speaking of Goy. Snunk, remsrk 1 - •'IIlS l.MKGRITV Ilk HAD >'EVBR BEAM) IMPE.lr t kd, and 111 his sociat\relations he tea ' s a b' f and amiable man." j What a rebuke to tt wliig slanders that arc insinuated, though a»' directly asserted! ' i, ' : ¦ C?* B1:lck silk ~S' lc ! i3 scen{» to be all tb rage with the ladies of Kaston. All kinds e sifrks nre riot very popular among the gentle men.—Huston Argus. llioes our friend of the Argus speak froa personal experience? If so, he can probafr'j teH how some of the ; " unpopular ones fit, d/ ^We- are pleased to learn from! the Pec-*ylvaniau that Philadelphia is to have t* honor of' building one of the new Americt' nnit steamers. The'mechanics qf that ei" will therefore have!anotheropportonity,of e'i hiblting their skill'in theconstr^tionof oc cf steamers. 1 ' ~ • fX/ " Maine has idone a very good thioj' abolislied the law requ...

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Id= 52 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 24 July 1847

Tho Way to Tell It, Mrs. Klizabcth Peters, of Boon coi|nty, Indiana, notices her absconding husband in tho following plain termsr, Mm. P. might have known when her hunband was courting her, by his politics, that ho would turn out bad; but wo' p _ re.sum.3 she wanted experience, and Mie lms got it now if we- mistake not: "Loft my bed and board last fall, thereby rendering my expenses lighter, my legal husband, John Peters, without cause or provocation. All the old maids, young girl?, widows of all ages .and conditions, are hereby forewarned against haboring or trusting .him on my account, as I am determined not to be accountable for his debts, or moro especially for liis conduct, because ' he is. a loafer, a drunkard, a-gambler , u thief, a liar, and a Whi g!'' Let our bachelor friend oftho Gazettotako warning—Mr. Peters was a whig, "a Henry Clay whig."' ! - , OJ^Mr. Clay, in a speech delivered at Baltimore r.uriiifj the administration of John Q. Adams, said that he deprecated th...

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Id= 44 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 24 July 1847

Nkws from thi: Mountain.—The arrival last evening of Capt. Lnbarge's mountain boat, the Mnrtha, in less than thirteen days, from Fort Union, at the moth of the Yellow Stone, dispelled Ihe'fears for her Jos?, which gained currency the day previoti.- - . JJJic met witb~no accident, and has made a prosperous voj/ige. Vflor cargo consists of 1306 packs of Buffalo robos, ¦ 280 packs of sundry neitrics, 9(i sacks of buffiilo tongues, 239 beef hidos,|kc. ¦ 'J'he pa&fftrigers on tho Martha u-ero John B. Snrpy, j i>q., Hev. Father -Point, land Messrs. il./ ). . Pi'culte and P. D. Papin of the American Tur Company. ' All was quite in the Upper Missouri cpuntry, and nothing of especial note transpiijing. Tho Indians at Council iJluII's were still , expecting a visit from the Sioux, but the gentlemen who came down from tho Yellow Stone think gronndlessly.—Ut. Louis licv. July !) ¦ HoMr.STEAnExr.Mi'TioN.—The Legislature of Connecticut, at tlieir recent session, passed a law wh...

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Id= 46 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 24 July 1847

j ¦ ¦ - , 'Tho ~ vFor tTireovorned ~ too ~ Ma(!h.'' 1 . i... , ' ERllE, V^TT, ^ AhtMAnr iUoYniiiK, tu'.Y 'H, 1947 pte.iiounATH; noniivATiom. IOH noi'ERXOR, PR'S. Rl^HUNK. Ton CANAL COMMISSIONER, M 0 R R IS L ON O ST R E T II fl/ ^'i' iro.i.jH. Eu.tnoy is n {luly'aiitliorized hgc ' ottu procuro sulscribcrs for this paper. (U"We have on >ur table a couple of grapo shot from the battle grounds of Monterey and Uuena Vista, brought by Capt. M'Lanei of Cu ' fnpany Aj^t Regiment Inaiana volunteers. Ono is a^Mexican copper ball, and is> a decidedly ugly looking customer. Tlie irther is a gonuine piece' of Pennsylvania iron, and is battered enough to look as though it might bo one of those referred to by old Zack, when he fill said "A little more grkpe, Capt. Bragg." — Theyj both have a " villainous smell of gunpowder." - i

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Id= 49 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 24 July 1847

Something Now under tho San. It hns^een said, until it has almost become an adage, that there is nothing now- under the Sun; The other day, however 1 ; we were shown an article of stovo furniture that demonstrated to a Yankee certainly that pucIi is not the fact. It was ''Ciirr's Patent Waflla Baker," one of the most ingenious and useful articles of stove furniture we ever saw, - , It is mado to occupy the place of] the griddle on the stove, and being hung by a gudgeon in tho centre, can bo turned to suit the heat at theVjll of the cook. Jjvprysemi'who likes a nicely buttered and well baked wafflj (and]) who does not) will bo bii're.to buy one. Mr. C. T. Rowel!, at tho American Hotel, has them for sale, and will be happy to furnish ult who call upon him. f£7**Tlie Gazette desi g nates Col. Hf^skell as the "man whoso f-ignally used up Gen. Pillow." The Qoloncl's "use up" of General Pillow very much resembles Butts' threat to "liead John Tyler or die." "He did, only he did'nl/' as...

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Id= 43 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 24 July 1847

Acciuest.—We deeply regret to learn that our hig hlyesteemod fullmr-citizcn, Alkiikd KiNci, Esq., met with a serious accident jon Monday mornii ' ig. s He had started from the risideni'O of n brother-in-law residing at Walorford, with gun in hand, on a hunting excursion: and arriving at LelJaniff Luke in the vicinity, and finding a boat there containing some walor, ho commence 1 bailing it out with a view nf crossing. After doing so,| he threw his .gun, then,loaded, into tho boat, with tha muzzle towards.him, nnd jumped after it. He fell for wad in the act. whun tho gun wont oft; Bending its c unfits into hi-i right, thigh. Drs. IJarton and Miller, of Watcrford, and Faulkner, of this place, we.ro immediately sent for ; avid all the surgical aid possible rpiir derod. The woiim! is continod to tho fleshly of the thigh, Hiid will nut, it is hoped, prove dangerous.— Gifu'tlt-.

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Id= 40 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 24 July 1847

A Cki'RJ. Hoax.—We learn from the Cincinnati Cohimercia'l, that the story which appeared in the papers geiferaly about a week since, that the steamer. Swiss Boy had explodedjn the ' Cumberland River, killing eome twenty persons—and which story created consijlprable anxiety and alurm among those who ha ' d friends and relatives on board, was a vile hoax. A lady i,n Covington whoJiad a sister on boaad, was unablejo overcome tlio suspensive agony of excitemont consequent upon this viliainquH fabrication, and was drivpn to a sick bed,' where she now lies. The hoax was a cruel.one, conceived in a mean and contemptible spirit, and its author, an interloping pilot, deserves punishment. He had been refused employment on the boat by Captain Hughej. ' , who knew oN>is incompetepcy, nnd in reveiigo gave currency to the miserable falshood. ' 1 ¦

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Id= 38 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 24 July 1847

i Tkadb oi- OawiASs.—Tho value of the products received ut New Orleans, frJin the interior, ' in the course of the single year 1815, is se' down at over/I/Yy sa veniiiitlion ofdol- , lars—an 1 this, too, during a year .peculiarly unfav(>ra!)lojkby reason of t!u low stage of the river.-;. The number of steamboats 1 arrivals at Now Orleans during thai samo year, was '2,0 W, and tlieir united tonnage was estimated to havp l)r.vu 632,5000 tons. An amount of steainb.iRt tonnage greater than that ofithe whole of Groat Britain. The whole steamboat touting 1 ' employed on the Mississippi in 1815, was oyer.fi/-Mrtftrf a qinrler millions of ions, while the foreign tniinngt; of the-United State* was only 4,03U, 1CJ tone* The very expense of running thijsu . boats is estimated at nearly eighteen millio:n of djflaVs a year.

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Id= 39 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 24 July 1847

I.vrKiu-.vrisiii ToI.Nsu.iRns nv Fiiik:—A case his just boen docided ia.t\Yashin ' gton, which will both have the effect to make lire insurance companies moro particular as to tho manner i!i which they rebuild burnt houses, and induce insurers, more readily to resist when not salislie.il with such rebuilding.— Tho arbitrators in the case of Mrs. Bighler, who.«e house, insured in the I'otoinac Companv, burned down abimt two years ago, and \va-i rebuilt, as she thought,-in a very inferior manner, have decided that the building must come down and the rubbish be removed—and also that she is entitled to indemnification for the timo the house remained nntenanted.— Tho company was induced to submit to this arbitntio;n tyy ' thc lady first bringing suit for damages. \ %---

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Id= 41 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 24 July 1847

Isipoiita ' nt.—Duvid Hale Esq., ^>ne the editors ' of the Journal pf Commerce, defines his position " on tho Mexican war, and closes with the following: ' "Whatever my countrymeg m^f please to do, or say, 1 do not tm^jud to live or die with any of the blood stains of this war upon my name. , PAV1D HALE" . People of the United States you hear the rema rks of Mr. Hale. It is moved and'Beconded that Ijebo-'excused from 'iblood st'sirre of this Hviir!" Those in favor will say Avb! It is a vote—Mr. - Haje is excused, • The committee on the "striking of Billy Patterson, '' will now lenort—.Vcir Haven liririster.

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Id= 50 : [Newspaper Article] — Erie Observer — 24 July 1847

(t/'We regret.to learn from the Philadelphia papers the death, on Saturday last, of Jos. C. A'eal, Esq.,' the talehtcd editor of Neal's Saturday Gazette.» ft' r. N. was for p»me time connected with that ellicient Democratic journal, The .Pemiftytvaninn, and was (i valued contributor to many of the populur magazines of tlio dny. Ho was also author of tho famous "Charcoal Skoches," a- book that has made more sides ache, probably, than any oilier of modern days..

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