GAZETTE – EXTRA
PHILADE 4MO11TH 1846
Illustration: rider on a Hydrarchos going right (east?) carrying a banner labeled “cluster express.”
15 Days Later—-
Having galvanized the “Great Hydrachos” of the Masonic Hall we have established THE FLEETEST MARINE EXPRESS on record——-
Our wonderful express “Hydrachos” reached Boston this morning at
4 o’clock. Making his trip from Liverpool in just 27 hours 31 minutes—
Our rider reports no other particular incident of the voyage except
The pursuit across the gulf stream by a shoal of Piratical sword fish.
Our file of Foreign papers was delivered at the Cluster office
Illustration: Ostrich going left (west?) with label “cluster” in its mouth.
In three hours + 15 minutes from Boston.—Where our express left
Boston – The Antedeluvian intended to start as soon as the
Necessary repairs were made
And the horse could be cured
Of the “ring bone”. These readers
May expect to refresh themselves
With the latest news during <next.
Summers visit to “Cape May.”
Important if True!!!
The ‘Repeel’ of the corn laws are rat-i-fied
The introduction of ^ corn has caused much excitement as the B<ritish>
<ha>ve no proper ideas as to the various modes of cooking it. Many p<eople>
<ar>e seen limping about with blistered feet, on account of having
<ta>ken a verse of one of our “dark” songs for a true recipe
“The way to bake the hoe cake, “Stick de hoe cake to de foot
“Ole virginny never tire “And hold it to de fire” .
Time and American cooks (who are much in demand) we trust will set
All to rights. The introduction of our important staple will have
A good effect as it will cause an interchange of hominy between the two
Nations. We fear the tug of war, when cornfed Jonathan meets
Corn fed Jonathan Bull. The English are becoming reconciled
To hominy, but as yet “they don’t know beans.”
Italy. A Bull of the Popes has been penned and is very furious.
Immense quantities of rousells soap are being used
to allay the eruptions of Mount Vesuvius.
China. A whole dinner set of the queens was recently sent
To smash. The emperor is warlike and it is said has a notion
Of asking the English again to “come to tea.”
Our foreign relations
Are coming over in
To attend yearly meeting.
It is proposed that
The “cluster” hold an
Extra meeting so as to
Give them a decent
Our Foreign Relations.
The reduction of postage is very
much railed at. It is hardly
known whether it will be considered
as a de fencive or off
The reduction of postage
The rail road movement will consign
Many to the stocks.
The picture represents one of the
Presidents of the companies as his
County seat, which he earned
The rail road movement