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u rawberries very lar^f ,) Grapet m Quit'ks E r . rieiids an i eauly and most reas* i^in fillings i i b i a nIJ 1 niURolru rregiilor- iii\ , : ; n j isij, but J'iE ’a r E I I THE LANSINGBHRGH ©EMQGRAT,, Is Printed ind publislied every W ed­ nesday, in the village of Lansing- burgh, Rensselaer Co., N, Y, • Offlce at 275 1-2 State-street. TERM S ^Tvvo 0oMars per payable half yearly. No paper discontinued until annum. i until all ar­ rearages are paid. A failure to notify i will be considered as a new el Ail communications, sen( paid. i discontinuance ■ en gagem ent, ent by mail,; must be post paid. IC ^ Yearly Advertisements inserted , at reasonable rates. L i N H B M f i H D E M O C R A T . lere is a lady so remaricably neat ^ her children that she has scoured nearly all away. Their rethains fhle pasteboard dancing jacks. Thei W hy is a young woman like a due bill? A ns . ‘Because she ought 10 be settled oft ;s to maturity W ILLIAM J. LAMB, OFFICE CORNGROF STATE AND RICHARD*STREETS, UP-STAIRS. EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR. VOL. VII. LANSINGBURGH, N. V., WEDNESDAY, JU L Y 31, 1844 NO. 28. 3 soon ns she “comes ty.“ LIST OP EETTE r I . ‘V InEM AINlNG in the Post Office at Lan« smgbur^h, on the 30tii of June, H44. IS :S a t& s r s : .w receive the calls of his numerous I Lei her • Lewis A ,j^rom the Boston Post. SAPIENjjjfejTIMENTS FOR COON COCKLES. T h e people all front Responded, ‘^Give ’ p friends. Razors put in complete order. j Briist IVlrr I N E W HARDWARE TORE. S S e r F lo ris [HUMPHREY ^ LANSING, Chipman J B IMPORTERS OF HARDWARE AND CUTLERY, | C o \ r \ v^' I O A V E opened a Branch Store, under Chapman G the name and firm of Lansing & Clark Mrs Ros Humphrey, in the new brick block of ' buildings N o . ----- State street, opposite oeleve/ge H J. Nichols,ols,. comprisingomprising a veryery generali Evans J^ c a . v g assortment,'also a full supply of American Hardware, Swedes Iron, flat and square; English do. flat, square and round ; R ussia do. old and new sable ; American found iron, assorted ; scrol]) 3.11(1 liors6*slioG ironj \ J, and Brazier’s rods Horse nail, spike, and Brazier’s English [L] German, Ameris casi^steel; Cut, Wrought and Horse Nails Sheet, Pig and Bar lead ; ^ Axletree Arms, aggonboxes anduta crow b ars; Anvils, Vices and sledges; Scythes; Hoes ; Hay and manure.fojft English and American mill and English and American shovels and , spades; Powder and s h o t; Brass Kettles, Hollow W are, &c, all of which will be sold^or cash or a] proypd credit, a t their Albany prices. Lansingburgh, 1844. N E W B O C ^ - ? e , ^ | ^ S T O R E . at 319 State stree'f^TlIjSwBigburgh, A few do sonthof Wosim. MSMurray\ Brush Factory. ?p H E subscribers have entered into, partnership, for th^purposeM ^ a n ^ nfacturing and keeping »constg|yj25n hand, a general assoyrtni^ent Shoes, of the latest fakhi i share of the gpblic pa work offered fo#salei,at t 01 tneir own m a n iip q ^ ^ used is of the best qiialy will all be warranted, j, B style unsurpassed W give us a call, and Boots ami S h o e s '^ Repairing donp at » bc T h e ir assj|rtnie'i|fc VRriou.s kinds'of BobtSjand by Men, Women, and (Children, ‘r WM.- GIBSON? JOnrt u n v o B , , • TH«’S McejEE.,'*::* Lansingburgh, Feb. NEWGOALMp: iLockwood M Mackclsey Memll iVi Goodrich j S p c k m j i^ They spoke the voici Who nominated Jar And such, from Sabi Will givetheiir hut to palace, i Polk and Dallas.” ! of all good folk cape to Cali i votes for Polk and Dt . btfr piemises, at the LaniiUgburgli Scale Fac-, tory, where we intend to keep a general as-; sortraent ofthe difterent varietie-i of Coal in u.»e ; and we feel confident that we shall be nble to give general satisfaction, being deter­ mined the t no Coal shall leave the yard until it has been thoroughly screened, and i^ ---- tirely free from dirt j for we are well a' that our oitizent SiiHif'i'iZEnSS see fit to patronize us will always find our Coal in the best possible ordir. and .deliver­ ed in the shortest possible time. Our arrange- rvss rSS':: r.\ ns it can be bought elsewhere. We are also The white’s inferior to the yolk. And so is Clay to James K. Polk; Convinced of this, the country rallies Around the flag of Polk and Diillas. 'IPie W are op C lay will all be broke By one good democratic P olk ; i^nd lhen in spite of all their malice, coons-^st yield to Polk and Dallas. ^ r wheeliias gained another spoke y nominating James K. Polk; b now we’ll drive o’er hill and vallies, md win the race for Polk and Dallas. 'he coops in vain their gods invoke 'o aid f ^ ^ lp ico n ten d with Polk F^r distanc’d quite their mill boy H al is, BJjiceV^V have started Polk and Dallas. N ^ay will find it is no joke . r ^ e h i|craft with skipper P o lk; ie;,Harry-cane of Polk and Dallas ^[BJgw him o’er, for want of ballast. listed coons cannot revoke ^ople’s voice for James K. Polk: must vacate the palace, ie ‘spoons’and all, to Polk and Dallai filth bespatter Polk and Dallas, nothing evil can be spoke Ik truth , of Dallas or of Polk, ghts of the pillory and gallows dk&Dalilas eraffll^m eet our galling sallies, only blackguard Polk and Dallas Ju^^Aough the coons may lie and croak, Ipdiplify and slander Polk,— l^i^h.aw a file who spit their malici fi^es K. Polk and George M.Dalla ^,BKAT these coons a rod’s in soak, ybe laid on by master Polk, ./• . r r - j , . ! . CalloU! her Dallas. W F let us all give three times three, Vnd shout for POLK of Tennessee ! together, and bidding I good bye, started again on a tram ry well satisfied with his forei W e copy from the Troy Budget, the following e.xcellent hints in relation to the beauties of farm gardening ; “The depravity of public taste in re­ spect to gardening, has given currency to a common saying, that “ good far- ers seldom have good gardens,’’ but sverwas a sentence more in opposi'ion the truth. It is so completely so.that -lout for POL K of Tenn ^t.’ipThen shout again without delay— DALLAS, of Pennsylvania. irepared to m.ake contracrs with any who time It is ordered ; or, if more convenier th- piirchaser, we will deliver it as they iharncter received from other celebrat”'’ laJists and pianists, show oonclusivi he language ol Mr. Russel, that our orte “oannut be surpassed.” However real the improvements are in the iction and one o f pianos made in this and other coun- ries, the Grand Action Piano Forte, a- manufactured by ourselves, in the languag ./»». D ----- 1 *iare less complicated,and til better tor sustaining th actured by b o a RDM AN 4 - GRAY, d 6 North Pearl, s t. Albani ilOOREWARD hundred Dollars will be p a i' by \ '■ JO i I n b. DALE, Ag’t. snigburglHo\’tlie'’d°Lc^ shoe and feeling sotne^^ lums B —We have received a cargo ofLehign of the incendiary who caused the fire in this }i '1 m a pile of leather chips that I, aiM we are now prepared to sell to v,||,|j,e „„ tlio morning of the 10th of July ‘^y O\ ‘“ C floor, and proceeded to make th- pdrchaser, w want it for use. Manufacturers and dealP's supplied by the i cargo, on the most favorable terms. _ A YANKEE SHOEMAKER. “ You hain’t no occasion for a jer no nothin’, I spose,’ said a jolly son of st Crispin from the land of wooden nut­ megs, as he entered a shoe establish­ ment, with his k it nicely done up in his apron. “ Wonder if I h ain’t, was the reply of the Boss. “ W hy I should like a dozen if I could get them; but what kind of a ■ oe can you make ?” “O, as to the matter of that,” said the snob, “1 reckon how I can make u de­ cent sort of a craft.’ “ Spread your k it then,’ said the Boss; I’ll give you a pair to try on, and if your work suits me I can give you a steady seat of work.” Crispin was soon at it hammeringand whistling away as happy as a clam at high water, and the Boss was called a- on some business which detained while the way on some I him two or three hours—rmeam tainpering jer had produced which bote some faint re.semblam d feeling somewhat asha •^va. 1 , WHICH we are now prepared to any one who may be in need of mon and shail be reeeivmg from time to time, car­ goes o I Lehigh, Red Ash, Feach Mountain, Coal delivered'in Troy or Wa lowest rates. Lansingburgh, April 6, 1844. * LANSING & HUMPHREY. B O N E S E T T P I L L S . *|rWR« S I EETERS Bonesel PilU are per- ,B 'P lorm: g wonders. They are good in andobsti ctiovs peculiar to females. F sab at the News room, 223 slate street. ■riNGLlSH IRON.—American Rolled Wa- J. a n r g ‘.\ For^ilom X E U ^ By m-'l ‘r of tin- ’i'rn,s;(’! s. ,l( >H :N F,\K 1), I’lesident. Sti'plicn 8 Hunt, Glerii. Laiisiiif-biirgh, July 10, 1814, 1 S I A iS'LkAES Window Glass, iissor icil .sizes, far saio Slate street, at lie sign ot the Anvil ami Sledgi'. FASHIONABLE MILLINAKY, No. 231 State Street. T ^ R S . ll.ARTT wishes to inform the iTM Ladies o f Lansingburgh and vicinity that she has opened a now JVliliinary Estab­ lishment. at 231 State street, where she intends to ciirry on the business in nil its brnnehes. She keeps a genernl assortment of Tuscan, Straw, and Silk bonnetts, of the latest fashions. Bonnetts cleaned, ranairod and trimmed, at t.'ie shortest notice. She has as foreman in her shop pericnced hand, whose work she c commend. Wanted, an apprentice to the Milliimry business. Apply as hbovo- Lansingburgh, May 24, 1844. 4 Gener.'i.l assorlment of Blanks on ^ bund at tliis offic the floor, and proceeded to inak lother which he had barely time to fin­ ish when his employer entered and be­ gan to examine it. “Look here, mister,’ said he. T guess you needn’t make the mate to this; it is the greatest botch that ever was made in my shop, that’s a fact.’ “P ’reps you’d like to bet a trifle on that,’ said the snob. “Bet,” responded the Boss, “why I ’ll bet a ten dollar bill against a hand of tobacco that there never was a shoe/ made in this shop half so bad as this.’ “Done says Crispin at the same time casting a sly wink at his shopmates, ‘but stop, let me see if I ’ve got so much of the weed with me. Oh yes, here’s suggest the propriety of having the i ler done, than he proct om its hidtnj ide of it, which was no sooner done, than he proceeded to draw fromits hicitngplace the other shoe. ‘ Here Boss,” said he, you must de­ cide the bet; say which of the two shoes is the worst.,’ “ Well, I guess I’m fair­ ly sucked in this time,” replied the b( mdish and s il owner,and shin-plaster , n d throwing a nine pence to the youngest apprentice.’ The boy needed no farther instruction as to his duty, but was off in the twink­ ling of a bed poast, and soon returned with a quart of VlackstTapi After all ids had sufliciently reg put your carcases under the water every day,and when you emerge use the brush vigorously for five minutes. There is nothing like the pure, bracing We never dip beneath its si imp, ve- moon’s W ealth ,— :The greatest pleasure wealth can afiford us, is that of doing good. It is a happy thing when a man's pleasure is alsohis perfection. Man with all his skill and industry, is to be told that in skill and industry he is out­ done by the humble bee, whose labors are regular and incessant. SUBLIME.—“ You know madam that you; cannOl make a purse out of a sow's ear.’ “ 0 sir, please fan me ; I have inden­ tions o f a swoon. W hen you use that oi’- ious specimen of vulgarity again, why don’t you clothe it in more refined A Ground o f Slcadfastness.yi}Uveve f^pseology ? You should have said “it not penetrated with a conviction of the impossible to fabricate a pecuniary truth of the Bible, and the reality of niy fromMhe ouncUlar organ of own experience, I should be copfoun- ‘he genus Sus.’ ” ded on all sides—from within'And from ithout- W e never dip beneath its surface with­ out thanking God for having placed such a health promoting element within our read}.— Noah’s Messenger. GEMS FROM PIOUS AUTHORS. e truth. It is so com[ e look on even a remote I find it well farmrohd find It well enclosed, good ,j ht.” “ a light burden, farms may be found.and we may al^most him that bears it. rest assured that on visiting the dwel- through all nature for a ling of Its owner, we shall find a neat, tasteful, and well stocked farm garden. Indeed, so intimately connected are the l I and social virtues, with a taste for iring and improving the beauties of naturedhat one can rarely find one with- the other. There is, trains the of life, ;he t A Light Burden, ght.” A light bun admiration, as a garden o f culinary plants, fruits and flowers, where art and science have done their duly in assisting \ TI . ry' Coleman,) “a grealt tryraen about the cultivatii \ have said and wi ' Colema written” (says He i deal to my cou of flowei ornamental gardening and rural eml lishments ; and I would read them a homily on the subject pvery day of ev­ ery remaining year of my life, if I thought it would have the effect which I desire, of inducing them to make this a matter of particular attention and car W hen a man asks me what is the ui of shrubs and flowers, my first impuls always is to losk under his hat and see measurWg every tSiiT ^ ^ aT tan- dard of mere utility and profit: and as heartily do I pity the man who can see no good in life but in pecuniarj gain,or in the m( re animal indulgences of eat­ ing and drinking- Safety in Duty. —If we are in T ~ T , , , . path of duty, and, if our help and jint, gum, whalebone, hog’s bns- hope is in the name of the Lord, we i confidently expect that he will upbold cl on ail bides— from wfthiri'And from without— in the world and in the church. Christianity, —Christianity is not on­ ly a living principle of virtue in good men, but affords this further blessing to society, that it restrains th vices of the bad. It is a tree of life, whose fruit is immortality, and whose very leaves are for (he healing of t nalions.-A Fuller. ‘My burden is , indeed, which . I have looked through all nature for a resemblance of this,, and I seem to find a shadow of it in the wings o.‘‘a bird, which are indeed borne by the creature, and yec support flight towards heaven.-St. Bernard, infirmities ten-become avenues through which the light of heaven has entered to the soul, and made the imprisoned inmate long for release.—Dr. Watt Ust o f Afflictims. —Afflictions are the same to the soul as the plough to the fallow ground, the pruning knife to the vine, and the furnace to the gold.— Jay. A good conscience. —Speak not well of ly unadvisedly—that is sordid flattery, leak not well of thyself, though ever deserving, lest thou be tempted to vanity; but value more a good conscience than a good cornmer Prayer. —^It is not the length, but the strength of prayer that is required ; not the labor of the lip, but the travail of the heart, that prevails with God. “ Let thy words be few ” as Solomon says, ’ ■ v-ri jQ jjjg purpose.— Spencer. A Pious wtsn. — wnen me , affliction is upon me, let me not chaff that flies in thy face, but let the corn that lies at thv feet.— H of sixteen how you Cl Drunk, decidedly. — Washingtonian says that while in the habit o f drinking to excess, he could never persuade him­ self when intoxicated, of the reality of his situation, until one night he found himsftlf endeavoring to light his cigar in the moonlight as it streamed through the key-hole. It is bad enough when men agree to cheat each other, but to call on lawyers to cheat both parties, is a great deal bad- a t times has excited men to deeds lesperate daring, and which to the iphisticated, seem quite improbable 3t impossible, ' ** '*•ey ------------- \ \\ iticated matt But we have rhich we think ted, seem quite improba ' not impossible yet th a re well i^ticate d matters of fact nevertheh t we have an instance to record i we think comes up to the highest notch that can be pointed out, at least in, modern times. W ithin three months past, in one of the eastern counties in this state, a young man just twenty-one years of age has married a widow of forty-two, with eleven children. A fact and no mistake. Let those who can I instance ahead of thi landize. - W e hate a glut- BS, but especially in sum- 0 see men, whi ADVICE FOR SUMMER. Don’t goi ton at all tii mer. It is monstrous to se the mercury is up to 90, cram a pound of fat meat down their throats. Don’t you know that animal food increases the bile ? Eat sparingly and be sure and masticate well what you eat. Don’t boltolt yourour food likeke an anaconda.naconda, Takeake b y food li an a l exercise in early morning. Ah ! whal fools we are, to sweat in bed, when the cool breezes of the morning invite us forth, and the birds, and the dew, and ■ 3 streams are murmuring in theirov iet way, pleasant music, which aroi a kindred melody in the soul. Be good natured. Don’t get into angry discussion on politics or religion. There will be time enough to talk the the weed with me. O h yes, here’s former over when the weather becomes hole hand of Cavendish,’ and laying cooler, and as for the latter, the less you n the cutting board, hfc ventured to quarrel about it the better. Religion is the propriety of having the suet aa goodood thing,hing, but ^ g t name you show yourself ignorant ( principles and unswayed by its influi Bathe often—three limes a week— •Henry. fidently expect that he will uph however faint and enfeebled we may m to be to ourselves and others.— tz Death. —He that is weD the great journey, cannot enter on it too soon for himself, though his friends will weep for his departure.— Cooper . A Great Event. —The conversion ix to God, is an event never to _ ilten. It is an e ta in eternity ; i registered in heaven.— Robert Holt. lings make .... and temp­ tation. Luther's Divine. —Three thii divine; prayer, ineditatio L atest C ase of M odesty .— An ex­ change paper contains an anecdote o f a married lady who was overstocked with a commodity commonly called modesty. Her husband had been endeavoring to convince her of the impropriety of a lady wearing pants, but had ahvays failed until one morning he said, “My dear, do you know those buttons on youi nts have got eyes ?\ The wife imme- itely burst into tears and xmlled them right off. FREE TRADE. “W hat does you call dis free trade, ste, dat Polertishuns make sich a fuss korrect reslprosity oh -spose you io you den receptacle from the ( the softer sex of the A GGOD D k good daughter ! There are no oth­ er ininistersof love more conspicuous than her, but none in which a gentler spirit dwells, or to which heart’s warm requitals more joyfully rspond. There is no such thing as a comparative estimate of a parent’s love for one or another child. There is litle which he needs to covet, to whom the trersure of a good child has been given. But a son’s occu­ pation and pleasure carry him abroad, and he resides more amoiig temptations, which hardly permit affection that is following him, perhaps over half- the globe, to bo mingled with anxiety, until the time when he comes to relin­ quish the shelter of his father's roof for one of his own; while a good daughter is the steady light of her parent’s honser' Her ideal is indissolubly connected with that of his happy fireside. She is liis morning sun-light and evening star. The grace, vivacity, and terderness of her sex have their mighty sway with the holds over I.is spirit. The lee- son.s of recorded wisdom wicli.she reads with her *yes, come (0 mind with a new charm and blended with the belov­ ed melody of her voice. Ho scarcely knows weariness which her song does not make him forget,or gloom which is proof against the young brightness of her smile. She is the pride and orna- It o f his hosp'taliiy,the gentle nurse se o f his sickness and the constant int in those nameless, mimberlesi 5 of kindness wich one chiefly cares to have rendered because they are un­ pretending, but expessive proofs of his- love. And then what a cheerful sharer she is and what an able lightener of her iuouici a CHIC. - m ,. ,. — ------ - ---- delight and triumph to a mother’s aftec Ah; how little do these daughters^” know of the powers wich God has com­ mitted to them and the happiness God would have them enjoy. Who does not every time that a parent’s eye rests upon them, bring a rapture to a parent’s ej’e and a parent’ heart. A true love will almost certainly always greet their appro­ aching footslepes, that they will not al­ ienate. But their ambition should bo, love merely which fee- Acurious instance of Russian justice is aliudqd to in the Fiench journals. An old man, a Russian,has just puh’ish- ed his memoirs, in which he declares that he passed 52 years of his life in toiling in the mines of Siberia, but that he was ne- er tried, never even informed why he was punished. M ayor Spencer had quite a lime of it yesterday. And irishwoman and her husband weic biouglit up for filing and drunkenness, and upon his ordering the woman to the ‘Lock up,’ she raised her hand in an imploring attitude, and nearingring quicklyuickly threwhrew her arm s most q t 1 ingly rround his Honor's oeci ‘ ' I rnnueement of all, crying »w can ye be own dear 1 that! W ai IS most day! a we nothing lUld benefits derived. If you wou injoy health, have a clear head, a iweet stomach, a cheerful disposition, Pete, dat Polertis gen’rally ’bout ?” “Why, it’s de kon business,” said Pete. “ ’Splain, Pete.” “W all, here’s a desample- lends me a dollar, and spos . 'jj'j asks me de loan ob a dollar; wall, I dosen’l lend you no dollar, but I gibs you a dollar for de dollai yo’i gib me, dar, for dat’s the deflernishun ob de res- iprocity system.” “ Pete, I’se satisfied you knows fie, I reckon.”— Picaynve. A R eason . — A few days since,a _ Jury out South ignored a bill against a huge negro, for stealing chickens, and before discharging him from custodyi the Judge bade him stand reprimanded; he concluded as follows ;— “You may go now, John, but (shaking his finger at him) let me warn you never to appear here again.” John, with delight beam­ ing from his big white eyes, and with a broad grin displaying a new taw of beautiful ivory replied-^-’’! wouldn’t be in dis time, Judge, only de constable fetch me He knows^not how to speak who can­ not be silent ; still less how to act with vigor and decision, the infinite rnnueement of all, cr out—“ HoW can ye be cruel to ycr a r sisier-iti-low, for i‘m sure im ley first hasband a mason—yer Honor's a mason and liers, ao< ain't i y e r siter-in-law. sure. Och, my nate dear relation how kan ve be so hard-hearted ive his Honor a most b nrr IV course yer iter-in-law . st elation how k Then she gav e his Honor a most b u rn ­ ing kiss, throwing Ins hair info a whirl­ wind of confusion, and il was as much mid do to teat jhe !ou- two men c nor’s nerk,- i do to teat i led woman I ■ Cincinnati ( vva< a funny case before the Cincinnati O -Court on 16th inst. One IT*rfor for damagesamages foror man sued iioih( d f hi, ting the end o f his nose off in a light— damages laid at ^5000! The fellow lost just the lip end of his nasal organ, and if h e ran eficct a sale lor the re­ mainder at that price, he will become rich soon- T h e defendant it is said in­ tends instituting a suit for fire thonsand dollars,|ror an improvement in plaintiffs looks,by biting off the organ in question perforii ing the operation skilfully, end lessening tlid handle o f his face to morn common proportions! Seriously, it is no small n iultcr to hove one’s nose bit off, and is as proper a subject for dilmagt’S as any other. Deni honestly with all men*

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