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Lansingburgh Democrat and Rensselaer County gazette. (Lansingburgh, N.Y.) 1828-1828, February 07, 1844, Image 1

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I n s in ^ r g h d e m o c r a t fSed ind published every W M nesday, ii [ burgh, I Office at 275 1-2 Siaie^slrc&^' Two Dqlk per P ^ S i l u r e discontinuance I' WilllPconsideTed as a new engagemeiit. |. All communications, sent by mail, r ip |t ,b e post paid, Yearly Advertisements . inserted ^ \it reasonable, rates. ’ ' incidental Advertisements at cogitnon T ob printing , O F EVEBY|DESCRIPTI0N, NEATLY AND EXPEDlTipUSLy EXECCTED ,A» THIS; OEEICK- llMlltCPKIlK m itlT . \;f^ W HARDWARE STORE. H U M P H R E Y ^ L A N S I N G , IMP'ORTEIIS O.F HARDWARE AND CUTLERY, ALBANY,, v j ^ A V E opened a Branch Store, undei ' the name and firm of Lansing & Humphrey, in the new brick block of; buildings No. — State street, opposite J. Nichols, comprising a very general assortnien|. also a full- supply of American Hardware, Swedes Iron, flat and square; English do, flat, square and round ; ^.Russia do. old and new sable ; !^merican round iron, assorted; Sand, scroll, and horse*sboe iron ; Horse nail, spike, and Brazier’s rods , English [LJ German, American, and i;' east steel; ;i ^ u t . Wrought and H<Tse Nails ; ; S,heet, Pig and Bar lead ; ‘ Axletree Arms, VI aggonboxes a r.S.cy;thes; Hoes; Flay and m mure forks; ^English and American mill and cut ■^nglisii and American shovels and spades ; Bowder and shot ; Brass Kettles. Hollow Ware, &e, all of which will be sold for cash or proved credit, at fheir Albany price: Lansingburgh, 1844. ’ ASSlGNMEr^~NOT]L'K. ~ „^gOHN G. SW E TT, having tins d.a;, made an Assignment of his property ; and effects to the undersigned, in trust benefit of creditors, all persons IfavSng demands against him are re- ;‘tlnested to piesont the same, av.d all ■persons incii'fated to him arc ri(|nebied Iplhake immediate payment to tin ,ip make immediate pavii ...dersighed without fimlior notice - DAYID T. LAMB, Assi; Lansingbu.rgh, January 12, 1!S44.'’’ 1 REFINED LARD OIL, /V SUPERIOR article for burni Lamps and for manufai Mould Candles, and Family Soip, of quaiities, lur sale at tlie nitniu- Eactorr, corner of River aiul Rich ml 0 L F. PAKxMELEE, ‘IIS J. F. .nsingbtirgh, January S, 1P44. LIST OF LETTERS f' Remaining m t' i Post Office atLan ^■ hiugburgh, Decum,. r Bl, lS4t3. hlotinsl V Mr.s p' McChesney C N Mullen J Morrill WILLIAM J. LAMB, o f f i c e a t 275 1-2 STATE-STREET, UP-STAlRS. EDITOR AN© PROPRIETOR. . ‘ VOL. VII. • LANSINGBURGH, N . Y., W E D N E SDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1844 NO. 1. P O l ^ E Y o T lie R e iison W liy. by MRS. sigourhe V. I saw d little girl, Witli half uncovered form, And wondered why she wandered thua Amid the wintry storm. They aaid her mother drank of that ■Wliiolt took her sense away, A«»d so she l6t her children go I-langry and cold all day. 1 see them lead a man To prison for his crime, W hfre solitude and punishment, And toil divide the time ; And as they forced him through tlie gate. Unwillingly along. They told me ’twas intemperance 'l hat made him do the wrong. I saw a woman weep As if licr heart would break ; They said Iier husband drank too much Oi what he should not take. 1 saw an unfrequented m Where weeds and bramblei They said no tear had fallen there— Jt was the drunkard’s grave. They said tliese were not all The risks the intemperate run, For there was danirer lest the soul^ iie evermore undone. Since water, then, is pore and sweet,' And beautiful to see, .And since it cannot do ns .harm, It is the drink for me. From the Noston Post. nv A MEMBER Of THE STATISTICAL SOCIEXV. 11 ’s .J5 flays since our parting, V, liicli took place at 1 Oh (im. f. a. I he cab No. 90 was si rtmg, Whoa you gave me a kisses, my gem 1 Of there same 45 d.ays,’J Have been line, and all drenching tlie rest, the wind since the lOlh has veer’d Iween N. aiulN E .andN W . V fAhoit 94® R...iumur)—llioy s.ay It was down to I5 4 oneniglit- 15 days, niy dear, just e lObOgood lionrs ; thermometershowed m 7 dcgree.s Fahrenheit, Take J oil for sleep, and I trust You know less wont revive our young powers, Who are scarcely past 90, at beet— (For old iVilUs. they say, C are plitnly) - Well, dedui-linc lliObO in.urs tor rest, '1 here maaiii 790, Ir.d allowing 1 thought o Aldtvoth Almira Abraham J Brook er N 2 Baxter D Bebee Alls M J B?,ftee S ■: Biooker J \ Brad ley Burank J ■ Call Joseph • Davis Sally Ann Dormandy Daniel ^Dorr Jonathan '■/Dalton Michael 'Evans John 2 ^Fellows Adam .Barrel Michael EilkinsJr. J. Green Master J h S s Jo^in Harmon Soph Miss Mary Murry James Norihi’oiip Man Oliver D A On thank B Pratt Mrs. F F Perry A Pane Lcg'ar Powers Joseph Potter George Parker S P R Ross Isabella Rodgers T S .Sanders Most Slu'pperler J Sipperlee Phebe Sippurly Martin Sophia Turner Esther Hemstreet Charle® Tool Mrs Rosan.a King Reuben Vhniornum Aman King W A da. Lape John Webb Samuel * lockrow Joseph Woodward A M Wickware James nas Weinett James U tlida Wickwire Jane Yates PeUir A S .D . SMITH, P. M. iPersons calling for any of the abov letters, will please say they are advei , L o ckrow , 'JaVon J la w T . NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, fri.HA 'T application will be made to the JL Legislature at its next sfFsion for tHe jM&eage ot an act renewina:! he churtor o f the i i O F O O D P B I M T I K ® ve ever yet I tld a liindson /■ ' ' liichwmbear'a ;u.st 3500 li Then remember your lover, though he Woes in uomeers of quite ii rew las'iioii; Oh, he’s ciphering mad, ami you sea Twas your vorji that made figures his passion should be boriie in toitidy produce noth­ ing which our animal nature demafi^s. They do not raise a house, nor plant a field, nor launch a ship,nor weave a yard of cloth, but on the contrary they live out of these labors. It is the mechanic and farmer who do those things,;, they support no more than are absolutely needed, All over that nuniber ate drones who eat and drink the fruits of others ind u stry,, without return. ■ The world is beginning to understand this better. The law of God is irrevoc­ able. Thou shah earn thy bread with the sweat of thy brow, i.s the command; and the command has made obedience ■ le, and a bless: Svery man who labors w land in some calling that hand in some calling that benefits him­ self and fellow men, is a nobleman, for be performs his duty to his maker and his duty to his race. He who builds up cities, and brings • together remote na­ tions, and gathers in the rich tre of the soil, by his labor, is gret all thee j.rinccsinccs andnd titledled scherhemers J.r a tit sc who robbed and oppressed him. In the rve look for the have robbed and oppi learned laborer alone nobility.—Gin. Messa THE HARVEST PAST. Who are t.hey, who shall hereafter take up this sad lament? Look at the profli­ gate man. He says, it is no matti . ....................world; all thspt how ffiv e in S' A GOOD ST O R V . Col. Johnson, in his talk Jo tl pie o f Trenton, told a ^capital story bou t a Baptist mi%ter by the name Socket, who is near relative of the ex- Vice President. It seems that Socket, h.id been a •dissolute felIbWi and a great fighter ; but just beforeihe fiattle of ihe Thams had suddenly changed his course, arid become pious. He, however had a strong inclination for the camp, and volunteered his services to assisi the Colonel against the enenry, under ron- dition that he should have the privilege of preaching to the soldiers of the eunip. The condition was gladly e m ­ braced, and Sucket wasinsthlled as major, under a sort o f cerlificate from the commanding officer. He was an energetic stirring man, a capital officer and zea Jou.s jireacl On the day before the battle of hold jn . “All the destinies of nien,’ said he, are in the hands o f the Almigh- S - zea Jou.s jireacher. the battle of the Thames, the Colonel dropped into one of his meetings. He was holding forth with a stentorian voice, and in­ sisting strongly on the doctrine of pre­ destination . “All the destinies o f men,’ said he, are in the hands o f the Almigl ly ; and not a sparrow falls to th ground without his diteolion. He i too, the God of battles. I iwe m this world; all thspnnish- the bullets in the fight, as well as the I I have to fpr, I shall receive here, peaceful operati.ms of the household; idea keeps him quiet and iiidiffer- a„H hence there is s ‘ ' now; hut in a dying hour conscience ‘ ‘ ent now; biles like the goes’ bel the midi and°stlngs\fik visitingf-'. in nientlemenile He wriffies^ agony, ■lul presume of his its compuncU iipon his ing froi 7 . judgement seat from of his bins; and in the anguish he e.Nclaims : “The harvest ------- ■- inded,r of despair h is past, the summer is e not saved.” Satan claii 1 .—Like Judas, 1 id the smoke of his :endeth,” as he exclaii 'ed! I am not saved!” a, and I 1 i him as h Judas, he goes to his place; loke of h torment forever Accompany me to the bedside of this dying youth! He has heard the plead­ ings of a father’s prayers, and has wit­ nessed a mother’s tears for his salvation from his childhood. He has been affec­ tionate in feeling, and amiable in life. He has always resolved that he would at some future period, attend to the sub­ ject of religion.—The Spirit has striven With him, and he has said, *‘go thvway for this time.’’ To the urgencj' o f his pious fiiends he has replied, “wait for T h e N o b ility c f labor. IfTlierc is, as many believe, evidence of an approu. hiiig improvement in soci­ ety, it is to be found in the larik which honest labor is a.®king ninona' us. We .'ire fr,St gelling rid of lliose pernicious notions, winch owe their existence to feudal times when the many were slaves to the few, ihat it is ignoble to work.— In crime, deception and wide spread ru­ in, we have learned the awful effects of idleness, and that wretched pride which is the father of it. What a different tc would we now be in, if thewhole- le maxims inculcated fifty years ago 1 not been forgotten. Then it was ■med Avise for every young man to 'e a trade, by whicii with his own is he could earn an honest livelihood. Even the wealthy obliged their children to have a knowledge of some mechanical art, as a guarantee against the reverses which might come ujion them. And if the same plan were to be adopted again •eat and glorious Would be the result. The polite professions, as they ai termed, seem to have too many rlnun for our young men. There are lawyei enough in this city to involve the wliol world in legal quarrel; the profession... absolutely crowded, and not more than le half can possibly gain a living by ebusiness; there are physicians e- ugh to cup and physic old mother pious fiiends ho has replied, “wait for ii move convenient season.” But look at him now. He is pale artd amaciated with sickness. He is dying. His qiii .-ering lip hangs feebly down, His pulse is faint and slow. Hark! he faintly speaks! what does he IV? Listen! “The harvest is past, the summer is ended, and lam pot saved.” He speaks again; it is in the sad moa­ ning of delirium. He raves of hell and demons and endless woe. Look at his distracted mother. Look at his broken­ hearted father. Their son is lost, and they are weeping that he ever was born. He would not heed their prayers; he fe would not heed their prayers; •ould not attend to their counsels. Whose history is this that ~ ting?— Youis, my young this young lady who is ■t I am wri- iend. It is in danger of young latly who is in danger of thus dying— it is this young man, who is hastening to this appaling death-bed. s of sin! e incoi adness, the inconceivable m a d - WHAT IS HAPPINESS Let aman have all the vtorld can give him he is still miserable if he have a grovelling inidevout mind. Let him have his garden.® his fields, his woods, his lawns, for grandeur, plenty, orna­ ment and gratification, while at th. time God is not in .ill his thought! and hence there is as little danger on the field c f battlej as in the werk-shop or at the jilough tail. If you ,ire to dif you will die U all events; but if you are to live, the Almighty enn turn ihe bullet out of its course -as easily ns he can number the hairs of your he id. If your time has come, you will die, whether on the brttle field or not - But’ continued h e ,‘I don’t IhinK your lime has come. 1 don't think, my friends, you areto die just now.” The next morning while prepira- is Were making for the battle,John- met the preacher. ‘Well Sucket,’ said he with a smile, “we are likely to have serious work to-d.iy; ard as^.ypu think a man can’t die til! his time comes, and that he is‘ js another,! shoulr column; n; and,.nark as safe in one place as another,! like to have you charge at the head o f your colum and,.nark me, dont »ou fire till the enemy has discharged evt - r gun u n ; ihet emy has discharged takeake aim sitt the whiles “ I’nT'\ ry g ; then t atm a the theireye.s, and having filed, stop fo nolhiiig.but grapple themi by the iliio' ; andjmake sure work of h .” cry well, Col..>nel,” says SucUfli . alw ays willing to test my faiil. lorks.” king a I t® I c.'ime whizzi.'ig pas' 1 showers. Btu he obeyed his to the letter; and, liaviog r(.-. ceived the 700 bullets of the enemy, he advi»need/orvvaid,poured in n dead Iv firc,and immedialelv ginppled hand by my works.” Accordingly,Accordingly, Sucket look his iscoininnn.l.w!s cmcl tion at the head of hi w.-»s 'ihout 500 sirong, the file of 700 of llic stood it like a man, only tie as the balls ctime hii d moth( ministei larth into chaos ; there are ministers inough to preach the gospel to half a nillion of men,men, insteadstead off in o sixty-three isand. The fact is, law, medicine and theology are too often the skulkin; \ir lazy, proud people to hide in thousand. and theology are too c places for lazy, proud people to hidi Thet ■ 1 They have a profession, a genteel one, and that saves the poorer part of them from being called loafers; and giv'es the rich portion the pleasing title of Rever­ end, Doctor, and Squire. Now, minis­ ters and doctors are wanted, wo grant and so are lawyers, (alas; that it is so !) but every one who does not by his pro- fe.ssion make an honest living, is not ted, and should turn his attention to idling else. The supply should he no greater than the demand ; the plus is an encumbrance on societ;y, eech sucking on the me time God is not in .ill his thoughts id let another have neif.her field nor garden—let him only look at nature with an enlightened mind—a mind which can soe and adore the Creator in all his works; can consider them as de­ monstrations of his power, his wisdom, his goodness, and his truth,-—this man is greater as well as happier, in his poverty, than the other in his riches. The one is a little higher than a boas the other, a little lower than an angel, ly firc,and immediately ginppled hand to band with the foe— which soon de­ cided the fate of tlie day. After the action was over, the Colo nei remonstrated with him,good liunv oredly, for killing so many of the cn ny.' “ Why Sucket,” said he, “tliis w altogether useless ; half the number would have answeied every puiji How came you to cause such a us waste of human life ?” “Don’t know how it was, Colonel ’ replied the preacher; “ wo only fired once,and I raiher think it was because t/ieir time had come,'' Sucket is still living, and preaches to this day» jn one of the Western Suites. hhn Gp..~®Who can see ,an old man not feel diajiDSfd to conurntulatu ? The turmoils of .'.fe uill soon THE POOR The follow-ing^ s scene in New York, is extracted a letter of Mrs Child to. the Boston Courier; A friend of mine who has no mpDey 3 spend for jewel's, or silks, or ev*n ntique vases, has employed his Christ* nas more wisely than this and in ’ his action- there is more anjelic music than in those divine old statutes. He filled a large basket full of cakes, and went forth into our most rniserable streets, to distribute them among hungry child* No wonder the stranger with his has* ikot ^•xcit-ed a prodigious -sensation. quickly hush hi.s coriiphiinl.®, and plioc him beyond the touch of wo. If [, > Im-.s bee.n unforiun.ilo in-business ; if ho has been the object of biiicr jicrsecu- tiou ; if friends have fo-’snkcn ivi!n,and foes ha ve oppresse-d him ; he will in a few days be where such anguish is _ ous_ sensa! Fhe turmoils of .'.te will soon had been so kind to*their little ones.*— molest him—the grave will | Every one had a story to tell of health mplainl.s, , known'. brtheTame!’’' heaven is in sight. Tr.e closing eye the mariner sees it, au'l ho p-itus for itsI holy calm, will his bosom bleed. iry one had a story to tell of health led by, hard work, of sickly children, irunkcn husbands. It was agenuine out-pouring qf hearts. An honest of-Emerald Isle stood head, and exclaimed, “Did my eyes evt that? A gentleman he don’t know, and i 1 trouble fret him. ,\omore anxiety bi'e.'i'k his sleej holy Cf No more w ill his bosom bleed. No more will trouble fret. Idm. Nomiirf' will a; bitter his waking I in a returnless fli» Happy old man ! Sweet are his virtuous recollections— bright his heavenly anticipations. The past ileasanl and tlie future ineflably g l,- Hovv little di lim; round stre larts. An honest son tood by, rubbing his evei see the like o* giving cake to folka ir taking a bit bi'e.'i'k his sleep : waking hours. _\11 flight. nn-l ein- are past i— bright :ty taces peeped after him; round street corners, and laughed from behind open gates! How their eyes sparkled as they led along some shivering bare-footed urchin, and cried out, “This little boy has had no cake sir!” .Sometimes a greedy lady would get two shares by false pretences, but this was no conclusive proof of total de* pravity, in children who never ate a cake from Christmas to ChristmaiSi In I he course of his Christmas' ram­ ble niy friend entered a house accupied by fifteen families. In the coimer of one room, on a heap of rags. Jay a wo* man with a babe three days old, with­ out food, or fire. In another very small apartment was an aged, weather-beat- ten woman. She pointed to an old basket of pins and tape, as she said, “For si.xteen years I have carried that basket on m y arm through the streets of New York; and often have I come homo with weary feel, without money enough to buy my supper. But we mVist »!• w.tys pay our rent in advance, Avhether we hat e a loaf of bread to eat or not. Seeing the bed without clothing, her . ........................... , visiter inquired how she slept, “ Oh, 'Fhe folli.uingniieed.i'.e was rdatmi |the liouw is very leaky. The wind 10 us b\ an -.•tii.-rly jreiit-eiintn, who re- wbi..tle.s through and through, and the ceived It from the .iioiiili ol his fntliei rain and miow come, driving in. When who served under the Gener.ii; At lu)ld called Hirs ANECDOTE OF GEN. PUTNAM. Among the worthies who figured during the era of the American Rev. olution, perlmp.s ihei-e was none pos- .......* originality of cliarncler eci’i.'ii Putnam, m 5S, blunt in ring soldier wiiliout the pnlish innnners. H e might tveli the iVjHiion of the North, disliked disguise, probably fact of his lisping, which sing more originality . tliiin Gen. Putnam, who v ■ind fearless, blunt in bis mimner.s—!lu daring soldier wiiliout the po orhi; might tveli he c. illed tile North, though he .ably from tfie to overthrow any trickery tlie time a str.mg li^b neck, some mii»s above Now York, was in possession of the Brilish, Put­ nam, with 0 few sturdy jiatri its. was luiking in its vicinity., bent on chiving them from the pl.ice. Trod of lying in ambush, the men hecame imp.iiiorii and iinpoituned the Genera! with questions ns ’to when llicy were going to have a bout with the foe. One mui- ning he made a speech s miotbi.ig to ilifi following efll'ct, which convinceii •licm there was s mieihi ig in the tvirui; •'Fellers— you have been idle too ‘■'Hg, .and so have I. I’m going down • . ,,usli’.-, at liorseneck. in an hour, villi nn.'X icain and a lo-id ofenrn.- ir 1 co.rie b.-ick. I’ll let you know all rTis; if 1 sli'.uld nul, let :iy lilt- ho' be paiiicuIrTi: m have il, h He sliertlv ward's mouniod his liertly nl'lerwi jdre.ssed us one of the coim rain amlsiiowcomo, driving in, V any uf u-, are siric, or the weather i: tra cold, we lend our beding, and s of us sit u As she spoke, a raggi.l lilt order of Y.uiken rnrm n .aI Bush’s (aveni , which of ■il, w h ic h w a s in ilisli troojis N o him ili.-in [.osses.Mon . '■oimcr did the offierrs espy iiion him lesp- •and finding liinij a complete simplei'-t they began to quiz him, and lluenlcn ‘zo his coin nnd fot 'hey began to qiieslion him iesp-?clmg bis wbcrcfiboi h creabm i's.- bis w ilicy thoiight, itseles K en d a l l , in his lilc of Gen. Jack®' son, in describing the balila of Flang­ ing Rdck; in which Robert and An­ drew Jackson took part, says that af­ ter the British camp fell in possession of ihe Americans, most of the victori­ ous troops gave themselves up to plun- deringand drinking. The Briti.-h; ai- though driven from their encam, meiit. FACT FOR THE PEOPLE. Our readers will recollect, that, a short with all h.s efibris could scarcely ia.se there wen than there ject was entertain of erecting another more State prison contvidta lined by the iegislai r erecting another building for all lals. At that time, Rev. Jai ■ iture sucking on the great arteries of lunity. For all these pursuits, it | Jot inals. At that time, Rev. aareu vjumsj the worthy chaplain of the prison, said that if measures could be adopted to urge forward the temperance reform, no additional building would be iequi* red, but, that, on the - contrary, thert tVould soon be cells to let.” And his prediction has been fulfilled. The temperance cause has gone forward and the manufacture of, and trafic in spirit, has gradually diminished; thous­ ands of inebriates havS Reformed, and Jt a upwards offorhj cells iti the Sfaii JPrts- ies of tzre nita without ttnantti-^}Boston I f.w.ir v bdtlor. “ Hotv miicit di) you nsk f your tt hale con- ?” they inquired. Nir mercy sake, gentlemen,’’ |.lied the niock-clodhnjippr, vtiih the most dep'orabie look of eni i!ir liiy for yoiur treaty, ‘on- llh itc im nothinu 1 .'ll).! ii y<Hi my word ■moriotv and pay you > kimlntiss and nnulf- ly let me atV, and you shall hit hull team and load for won’t d e w , i’ll giv. “ W ell,” syid ihcy, “vvc'l ta'.o your word ; leave tiie team provender with us, and we woni quire .any bail for ymir aiipearanc.;.” Putnnm gave up the I- ain, and .s.iun® tered about for an hour or so, gaieing all the iiiformatinn that he’wisiiod : he then returned to his men, atid toi.i lliem of the disposiiiim orUie fne and his plan of attack. 7'he morning came, and with i; io cali.H lent! our betting, and some while others get a nap. ’— ?, a raggM little girl came n to say,—“Matn;ny Wants to know whether you will lend her your fork?’’ ‘,Tobe siire I will,dear,”sh'e replied,in the he,allien tone imaginable. She would iiav” been less generous had her fork been asilv.rone. He? visitor smi­ led as he :■ ii'i, “I suppose you borrow voiir nei'/hbor’s knife, in return for vour fork?” “O yes,” she replied, “and she is as willing to lend as 1 am. We poor folks must help one another. It is, it is all the comfort we have,’’ Tire kind hearted creature did not know,per­ haps, that it was precisely scch comfort as the angels have in Heaven; only theirs is without the drawback of physi­ cal sufToring and limited means. C ure for G out ! —A cqtemporary pronounces the following ciire for the gout, taken from an ancient work, a sure remedy, which we believe: 1st. He must pick a handkerchief from the pocket of a maid of 50 years, who never had a wish to change her condition. 9il Flo must wash it three times iu an honest miller’s pond. 3d. He must dry it oh a parson’s hedge that wa? never covetous. 4th. He must send it to a doctor’s shop lh;i! lien r killed a patient. 5th. He must mark it with a lawyer’s ink who never cheated a client. Oili. Apply it to the. part affected, and a cure uiil speedily follow. O ” The top of the renowned Tai ian Rock of Rotqon bisiory, is upied fora gai'd'en-—-'.he palnci Caesars is owned by a rope-spinner) and used for rope walks—wliilst theFo- nini, where was thundprod forth the e!o-]uenco of Cicero is norv a cow mar­ ket.—\Yhat a satire on human pridq- :ed by the finger less thus 'll, riiiuiiig II iiiipussiole will) so small a force, to reap the fruiisof n glorious vi.-.lory almost within (ns grasp; he retired from the conflict.— “Thus powerful,” says our author,’'is Him.*' “It robbed Sumptdrof a Victo­ ry, and saved a British post. It affects conquests which fire and sword at- temp ^ n vain.’’ A LAiioflAfiLE M isha # occurred at a ball ill Washington. A ^ j’oung lady while in the act of turning her partner let go her ancheri which fell on the floor and caused no Rule hustle, The besi of the joke was; nobody Would own jt; and there It lay li ke » bomb ibell taking its test. While nimble ftet deiiSfd round it. .alfipd out tlio vali.int ban.l. Brilish wore handled with roiiith hmid® and when they siirre.'idi'n.'.; tnC.i- Putnam, the o.ln !liop|.-cr. he ally rernarkc.i-®®-‘-G(jii!it'ine and greati of time. Logic .—Alexander mrlcl; giii cock-tails conquered jnquered iquered Alex* ; gill cock-tails c A uiiuci ; the Washingtonians have con­ quered gin cock-latls, ergo, the Waali- ingtoiii'.ms ai ' conquerers of thij ly rernarkc.i-^‘-G(jii!i y knpl my^ ' Old; I tol .' anil pay’ you I'nr y and cundesreiisvion. 3U t vVoi “John,” said a down-east “gal” tc her bcaUj “you have been paying' youi distresses to mo long enough,! want tc kiiovv what your conte/mor\ are, as ' don’t mean to bo kept in . c am hw la pidtj at aH-fours.— Drink some bottled jiurier, twobottles of port, a glass of Marescliino, a whi.-key puiwh and a tumbler of brandy, and you- will find, before you get borne, liow very ! it is to play at all-fours. So says ich—good authority. 0 be tried) said, ‘There is a great rogue at the end of my cane- The itjdn to yyhpm ho pointed looking at him said, ‘Which «rid, m y lord ?’ ■ A planter in '^^irginia oiice otvneii oiH'ril '‘ ■■j\'’ con.icctinn with one of his .s'-ii-i-ist - j”'''''-’ ■‘vas a pious man, and nl.einen' I ii.i'v, his ptuyefs by aymg: “ Oh Lord ! m addition fo all the blessings, I, a shiner) have as­ ked at yours hands, will you; in your infinite mercy and goodness, condes­ cend 1.) bless my half of Pomp?'*—Che­ nango Telegraph. Two phy-iciao--, one of New Ybrlf, and uiie nf New Jersey, recently coin-' milted liieide by c'liting their throats, Even ill death illey exhibited a want of 'lonfulence in tiieir own medicines. Daiidi.'-i with immense whiakers amlanai-i-b of bifoii-'-nv. the m-mtli, says an exenange, beliiiig to t'm hairy- stocracy. “ W hat ’ s in a N ame i” — O uo of the most enefgeiie and prompt Judges in the state of Pennsylvania is named Donkey! — [S iam .. T h e Express with the Message of , the Governor of New York, arrived at.-, Bridgeport, Conn., in 4 hburs from Al­ bany, the distance being 120 niiloa.

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