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Adams Sentinel, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1856, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania At Or 21 family to foreign News politics Agriculture ilSS if ROBERT G HARPER AND PROPRIETOR WITH CAUL KIM 111 1 Ol GETTYSBURG MONDAY JUNE j tier 1 25 for curl 1 VOL LVI NO 32 Tis a Night of Glorious Beauty Tin a night of With H With I the The low brown fine Iks lose With of white From true bum lu the palu fihery Thb old up the OMT Thw mellow It- Olio like A gem on icy the lake Is bound Mill it nil below nt Till bright world of ours still slide under Its fairest flowers But ifo know not they're hidden And pn With mid revelry Vith and TIP well I tis thin For joy would be ours the should be God's Way is Best This truth I lone S soothing in hopeful our trials cure and Our frech on Hii we K pwi Ills way best Trouble and grief Are the pure heritage of sin And e'en die la UN last But death our distress TVere better is best dark and bitter fall like the night Our souls with torn When we are friends to But what doubl To that all Cod's are bosC in onder sky supreme never That our earthly course run We'll live in regions of the fun And the breast We'll sing for aje best THE WITNESS OR THE MAIL J 7 In the spring of I was called to Jackson Ala to attend Court having been to defend u young man who bad been accused of robbing the mail I ar- rived early ia morning and immediately had a loun conference with tuy client The stolen mail bag had been recovered t as well as the letters from which the money had been There were given I me for examination and I then returned I them to the prosecuting attorney I Having cot through my private about noon aud as the case would not come oS before the nest day I went into tbe court iu tbe afternoon to see what going The first case that came up was one of and the prisoner was a young girl than seventeen years ot age named Elizabeth Sbe was very pretty and bore thai mild and innocent look which we so seldom find ia a culprit She was pale and frightened and the moment my eye rested upon her I pitied her She been weeping profusely but as she found so eyes upon her ihc became too much frightened to weep more complaint against her set forth that she had stolen one hundred dollars from a 31 rs Xassbv and as the case went ou 1 found that thib Naseby a wealthy widow living iu the town was the girl's The poor sirl declared ber innocence iu he lunst wild terms but were Lard ber A hundred dollar in bank bad been her tress room and she was the only one who bad access there At this juncture the mistress was upon the witness man came aud caught luc by the arm He was a fine looking man aad tig tears stood ia loll me you are a I ain a I do save caa do it for she is your T Jio but 1 that's fur any that will do anything ivi her i I rc wards I can i wt roy es In- 1 arose and went Jhc girl and if she wished me lo Defend her yes 1 lien informed that 1 WAS j ready f enter admitted at once The bud mannar of room toW me of the people wens 1 a moment's cessation ilat i dim 1 and sal her licr to i the whole case told had lived with Mrs Naseby nearly 2 years and had never any trouble before About two weeks ago she said her mistress a hundred dollar She it from her the girl to me and sho DIP about it but I knew nothing about it The next I knew Nancy Luther told Mrs Naseby that she saw ire lake the from her she watched me through the key hole Then they want to my trunk and found twenty-five dollars of the missing there But sir I never somebody else must have put it there I asked her whether sho suspected any one I don't she said who could huve done it but Nancy She has never liked mo because she thought I was treated better than she was She id the cook I waa the chambermaid She pointed Nancy Luther out to She was a stout bold faced girl somewhere about Gve and twenty vears old with a low forehead small grey eyoB a pug nose and thick lips I caught her glance once it rested on the fair prisoner and the moment I detected the look of hatred which I read there I was convinced that she was the rogue that committed the theft Nancy Luther did you say that girl's name was I for a new light had broken in upon me Yes fir Is there any other girl of that name about here 1 No sir Then rest easy I will clear you if all goes right I left the court room and went to the attorney and asked him for the letters I had handed ones that had been stolen from the mail bag He pave them to me and bavins selected one I returned the and told him I would see that he had the one I kepi before night I then returned to the court room the case went on Mrs Naseby resumed her Sbe said she entrusted the room to the care and that no one else had access there save herself She described about missing the money and closed by idling how she found twenty-five dollars of it in the prisoner's trunk She could swear it was the identical money she had lost in two tens and one five dollar note Mrs said I when you first missed the money had you any reason to believe that the prisoner had taken it No sir Have you ever before detected ber in any sir Should vou have thought of searching her trunk had not Nancy advised and in- formed you No sir Mrs Naseby left the stand and Nancy took her place She came up with a bold look and upon me she cast such a glance as much as to say trap me if you can Nancy gave her evidence in effect as lows She said that on the night when the ney wag stolen she saw the prisoner going up stairs and from the sly manner in which she went up she suspected all was not right So she followed her up went into Mrs room and shut the door after her I stooped down and looked through the and saw her take out the money and put it in her pocket Then she stooped down and picked up the lamp and as I saw she was coming out T hurried away Then she went on and told how she informed her mistress of this and how she proposed to search the girl's trunk I called Mrs Naseby back to the stand You say that no one save yourself and the prisoner had access in your I said new Nancy Luther have en- tered the room if she wished Certainly sir I no one else had any right there I saw lhat Mrs though naturally a hard woman was moved by poor Could your cook have known by any means in knowledge where your sir far slie has up to my room when I was there and I bavc given her money with which to buy of market men who happen logo wilh ilie prisoner any money A dollar and three Have you taken up any of your pay gince you have thore I sir How much 1 don't know Kir Why don't you know T How should I I I've it at rent timus just I wanted it and have kept no account Now if you had any wish to harm tbe prisoner could you have raised dollars to put in her trunk had done no more On the next I a note very written in which 1 was that the within was only a token of the gratitude due mo fur my efforts in behalf of a poor maidon It was signed and contained one hundred dollars Shortly afterwards the youth who had fifbt begged me to take the upon me with all the money he could but showed him tlut I already paid and refused to take hard earnings Before I left town I was a guest at fair client being the happy bride Nancy Luther was tried convicted and sent to the penitentiary where is now undergoing the solitary punishment which Then you didn't have any twenty-five she hud intended fur fair client dollars when you there pities her No sir und what's more the j Thus by a mail robbery an innocent found in tbe girl's trunk was the very maiden was paved from the jaws of ruin for ey that Mrs Naseby lost You might have with the evidence so strong her the known that if you'd re member what jury could not give any other verdict than No sir nation she replied with virtuous you have not laid up any money since you have been there No sir what Mis now owes me you hear This was said very sarcastically and was intended as a crusher upon the idea that she put tbe money in the prisoner's trunk girl and bring the real criminal to justice I have always looked upon this occurrence as a special providence to save an innocent However I was not overcome entirely client charged with robbin tiie mail Will you tell me if you to this i was also acquitted notwithstanding the State I asked next I do sir In what town 1 She hesitated and for a moment the bold look forsook her But she finally answered be convicted and I would be unpaid I belong to Somers Montgomery ty I next turned to Mrs Naseby Do you ever take a receipt from your girls when you pay them you send and get one of them for me She has told the truth about my tled conviction in the of the that was not suspicion left Jackson a happier aud richer man I went there fearing that my client would Some The following incident we had from Too Good to be Lost The following which is cut from the wo think will bear a sample of genuine ture and an equanimity of temper under circumstances it H unexampled The on incident of the most amusing nature occurred at our theatre on Saturday last the performance of Therese and at the culminating point of that interesting drama when bursts through the window alter committing murder a little episode took place which effectually relieved the sombre nature of the plot and converted what would have been a fearful denouement to the drama into a and side ting farce A gentleman from the country whose had been during the course of tbe piece heartily yielded to the suffering heroine Miss St and against the pursuing and relentless Curtain Mr sat with an expression of profound interest depicted on his expressive features until the firo which is supposed to consume the dwelling burst forth illuminating the rounding scenery with a brilliancy when at this interesting our gazed around on the passive astonished at their supposed to the danger which seemed so inevitable lie was Keen to look around nervously for his bat and to move uneasily in his seat but when sprang through the window ou tbe stage his hair led aud his face as pale as some poor he could stand it no longer j springing to his feet and with a voice which echoed Picture of the United States Senate The correspondent of the Splendid Houses The mania in New York for building Cincinnati contributes lo the splendid houses pays the journal of Com- en of that sheet the following which was co prevalent a short ink sketch of pome of the more prominent j ago has sensibly abated but will probably of our present Federal Senators revive somewhat next autumn when ed 111 upon the Senate General Clemen have returned from their travels is a ponderous old fellow with a to which time several very heavy sive head which he covers with a rusty old are postponed As affording idea of brown wig and keeps opening and shutting the extent tn which the merchant princes his mouth and sucking his breath between of New York have invested in private man- his teeth as if he constantly tailed sions it is stated that there are at least thing disagreeable John M is dozen bouses in that cif which cost from more enormous jhan Gen Cass and his face j to in heartily utes liis hair is white as snow anil his J speaks of several of them big eyes glisten all the time with intelligence and humor Seward is as stalwart in as a pair of tongs lie does not weigh more thau a hundred pounds His hair is short and looks dead his eves are hidden behind a pair of gold liis Lee is thin pale and wrinkled but its One of our most elegant houses is that of Charles A Hecksher just completed on the corner of Fifth Avenue and Thirteenth street and which is said to have cost in the neighborhood of although the building is of moderate dimensions com- pared vv ii h some being thirty-nine bj r u I [J If I O T lines are firm and he appears to be what he j sixty-two feet besides an extension of P by twenty-four feet which forms the library and and viewed friend who knew the Deacon Com- through the exclaimed By Stock of Hartford Conn is well kaown j thunder I'm as brave a man as any of you being provided with an enormous handle to but I'll be banned if I am to be don't doubt I replied but ular proof is the thing for the court room So if you can I wish you would procure mo the receipt I will do it if tbe court says so The court said so and she went Her dwelling was not fir off and she soon returned and handed me four receipts I took and examined They were all ed in -i strange straggling hand by the witness Now Nancy Luther I said turning to the prisoner and speaking ia a quick startling tone at the same time lookin 5 O ber sternly in the eyes please tell the court sad the jury and me too where you got the seventy-five dollars you scot in your letter to your sister ia Somers Tlie witness started as though a volcano had burst at her feet She turned pale as death and every limb shock violently 1 waited until the people could see bur emo- tions and then I repeated he Question gasped Nancy You I thundered for I was ted now she faintly uttered grasping at the iron railing at her side for support May it please your honor and gentlemen of the jury I said as soon as I had looked the witness out ot countenance I came here to defend a man who has been arrested for robbing the mail and iu the course of my preliminary examination I had access to the letters which had been torn open and robbed of money When I entered upon this ease and heard the name of this witness his countenance in the shape of a huge nose iu fact it is remarkable for its great length On a late occasion when taking up a tion in the church to which tbe Deacon be- longs as he passed the tion every person to whom he the bag seemed to be possessed by a sudden and desire to laugh The did not know what to make of it lie had often passed round before but no such effects as these had he ever witnessed The secret however leaked out He had been ed alive here with which be described a towards the nearest means of egress and departed with shouts of uncontrollable laughter ringing in his ears which to his affrighted senses seemed as thrilling cries of distress from the poor victims who seemed to him doomed to a dreadful death Oa reaching the street however the cool air somewhat brought his mind to its proper equilibrium and it slowly began to dawn on his recovering senses that he had been and being of the right pluck ready man of restless intellect Senator Butlor of South Carolina is the thickest at the waistband though not uncomfortably heavy His face is bright and his hair which he wears long and in singular sion is white as newly washed lamb's Hale's appearance indicates that he has been fed liberally on fat aud Pugh looks younger when among tbe old bald or white-headed and big-bellied ton I ever before saw him A ity of the Senators have naked patches ou the top of their heads and quite half of them are the opposite of slender They chew tobacco very much as other folks so far as I could discover and after adjournment several of them lit cigars and leaning back appeared to feel able for a day with a sore ou his nasal to acknowledge the deemed it ad- pondage and had placed a small of sticking plaster over is During the ing of the day in question the piaster had dropped off aud tbe deacon seeing it as he supposed on the floor picked ir up and stuck it on again But alas for men who sometimes make a great mistake he picked up instead one of those pieces of paper which the manufacturers of spool cotton piste ou the find of every spool and which to hold out 200 Such a sign on such a nose was enough to upset the gravity of even a puritan George the Third It is said the King at tbe close of the American Revolutionary War ordered a thanksgiving to be kept throughout the United Kingdom A noble Scotch divine in the presence of His Majesty For what are we to give your Majesty has lost thirteen of your best provinces No answered the King Is it the divine added that your Majesty has lost lives of your subjects in that No no said the King to return aud bear the result of bis precipitancy When he again appeared iu the theatre a tumultuous round of applause greeted him such as they frequently bestow on some favorite but going to his scat with a good humored air be looked around him and said Gentlemen I'm a purchased individual and the manager would do me a particular kindness by taking niy hat 1 The audience delighted with his frank confession and pleased with his good natured way of taking tbe matter gave him another round of applause more hearty than the first and were prepared to be in an ex- humor for the farce on which the raised in a tew moments after an article on in the United States the Boston Transcript says Books have multiplied to such an extent in our country that it now takes seven hundred aud lifty paper mills with two thousand engines in constant operation to supply the printers who work day and night endeavoring to kaop their ments with publishers These tireless mills produced two hundred and seventy millions of pounds of paper the past year which Is it then that we have expended and r i u r losi a millions of and baa sold for about pronounced I wens out and got this letter j the defeat and tarnishing of your -A which I now hoid for I remembered to have j seeu one bearing the name oi Nancy Luther No such said tbe King This letter was from the mail bag and it contained seventy-five aud What then is the object of the by looking at post mark you will ob- giving serve that it was mailed on the very day ter tbe dollars were taken from Mrs Naseby's drawer I will read it t j you if you please Oh give thanks that it is not worse At a hotel the other evening a young and fally dandy from a certain The court ascent and I read the city was seated at tea table at a following which was date save that late hour when a came in and j i 1 -i was ter of rags are required for a pound wf paper and four hundred million pounds were therefore consumed in this way last year IMS two dogs one of which was the parson's were at tbe west end of the church the who was then reading the lesson rushed out of his pew went down and parted them returned to the pew and doubtful where he left made by tbe ou the took a seal opposite The uac Jy on y asked the Why clerk and fork tipped back in his chair and gazed at the aud exclaimed a No wjs ths Jbe Are 1 give it vu live which I want for me the servi til I come horn I cant il beer coz 1 am ia afraid it will git some stule spoke wun word a livin I want I hev uti money I am fiul hccr ony that for snip of is heer vit nlcr I hope git of now Giv 5 my lu all This is from your j I ing the dogs said Rocer Some on Horses A man who wanted 9 buy a horse asked a friend bow to tell a horde's age his was The next day the maa to a hoiss dealer who showed i hiai black horse The No sir called inel in n her Jorik your a1 of wailing for her to T I mt Tip niy the re til Now j him lhat the Somers tie conversation fixed ymi nl ynn A pious who in a re- people were in Le of a new C it came and jury A a 3 now I will truly j for the d inic There is a in Trov in a sharp r is he a party j the Jicin and warm how he than hoars a chokra in j jn final ihai him fur the Bumblebee the cognomen of Air T of Newburyport He gained the title from the fact of his a bee one day as he was shingling his barn and iu attempting to destroy with his hatchet cut off the ends of his thumb and letting the insect go un- harmed Other mishaps happened to the same old codger in the same barn In one of his abstractions he shingled over his spare hatchet and cutting a small aperture in the building to let a littie daylight in this man actually set in a wooden as eco- likely iu be broken T in one of bis oblivious freaks nailed his left arm so firmly betwist two boards of a fence be was putting up that he had to call help to get from his ment lie once put a button on the gate instead of tbe post But tha rarest was when he ran through the streets with his hands about three feet asunder held before him begging the passers-by not to disturb him as he had got the measure of a way with him correspondent in Sullivan Maine details a very curious case Capt of that town having in a Keg in bis store about two pounds of gunpowder poured the contents into a paper which be carried to tbe house and gave it to his wife for safe keeping Mrs Tufts put the powder in the oven nf a stove in an unoccupied room with the intention of taking it out when at sure but forgot to do so Not long after this while T was sawing in a lath mill one of his hands was nearly out Hij physicians nearly despaired of his life as every to stop the blood had proved unavailing In the mean time a fire was kindled in the stove which contained the powder ia order to warm the room for the reception of Capt T Immediately after kindling the Sre his friends proceeded to carry him into the room and had just reached the door when tbe powder exploded breaking tbe clock stove and window glass into atoms aad starling from its place one cud of the house But tbe carious part externally its appearance is not remarkably ostentatious The interior finishings and decorations however ure very superb In the main there is a vestibule led for the reception of ordinary visitors and close by the staircase ascends through an elliptical opening toward a stained glass dome Immediately beneath the latter on a massive base is celebrated bronzo the Shepherd attacked by a Panther and among other bronze decorations are of mantel ornaments possessed by Louis Napoleon The mirrors are rery massive ic curiously wrought frames the ceilings are arched in strong relief with a ground work of water colors and the prominent points tipped with The walls are to be laid over with satin ia folds Tbe furniture is in a corres- style of elegance and consists of elaborately carved oak A ber of articles are veneered with oaken ches in the most exquisite manner sow to closely resemble choice varieties of marble The library case is almost wholly of oak and has a lofty arched ceiling ventilated from the top aud surrounded with casts of Tasso Schiller Goethe and other celebrated Other apartments are provided for various amusements and all are fitted up with a view to secure the greatest sible amount of bodily comfort Probably tbe most elegant dwelling in tho city is that of M O Koberts reputed to have cost in the neighborhood of 000 The residence of Moses Taylor is a ling fitted up in the most gorgeous style not less than having been expended in four or five of the apartments One of these was fitted up at a cost of from 000 to We will venture to say that the statement can be gainsaid that within ten miles of New York there are thousands of humble cottages in which there is more real happiness than ia either of these splendid palaces Statistics of London covers at present of 122 square miles It contains and inhabitants the annual in- crease of population being upwards of The length of all the different streets is miles The paving of tbem cost and the yearly coat of keeping tbe in repair is 000 London has now miles of gas pipes aud tbe same amount of water pipes The introduction of gas cost There are burners in the city which consume every night cu bic feet of gas valued at or 32 The bankers of London have under their control a of and the different insurance companies have a cash it ai me She my eye volume ol 1 read in mo in a ney fir when And Of I 3 you lo 3 leave my client's a On tanH shf il lhal The cirl arc 3 anything only ihal she lo What did They lhat She he no of thai ihc of violin hv He as of as is of cow in naive f T A deal was the reply w i o A T of Mrs j a jear pay you a week f J if for theft jo the have mn tLc you or be veiled praise licr if ibey lo ry life in which s and frait Ir a lures in a uuu vi iuv companies nave a casa of ths story he received a shock which 1 capital of aad immediately stopped the blood thereby j in negotiable paper ving his life It is the of hi j The tar vz amounts yearly to that he bled another ounce The furniture of these have proved fatal j tea is insured to the amount of 000 persons are constantly em- process has ployed ia keeping the docks in repair liy of the consumes yearly oxen Norwich for drying so that they 30.000 calves sheep aad will keep good for any length of j 000 hogs altogether This is effected by evaporation The volk i consumes year and white of the are exposed to a slow quarters of wheat of 2 is thus driven J gallons of brandy reduced to powder and of porter and ale gallons The material is not of vawr and Jons of It f i -as 350 charity ju every year to tie poor the way ergs are trine mixed which when increased by private 3 water and as thus aa will amount to for mill on The city from the of its official for all persons who in same way as a fmb The TJO visible menus flf support Among thesa will of j an who cost tie city of a jew lo There ure in 110 professional is the of s 1 107 street thieves 40 new article hy oar bew pick ordinary men They arc very n but we doubt their utility in the opinion of Doits tie only adjuster -worthy of a consideration is an VI i is right and the rooi Thc as then packed ap in thi necessarily kept bat may be So air Tbe powder is used I fear Irish was recent j vAst he incw of ihs character 1 old age an enjoyment s ry and a 50 into bed will wbere Give bin an ires and an ic is J heap sn 3 in than four owa foar groceries a of for and ana since I've Vra icr sic ways lie ssd sy arc lite emetics on iown catch dies is not to play U horse thieves 140 dog thieves S 23 and 217 live directly by the of iJas illicit trade 141 swindlers 372 oa charity with 443 reemers goods Ac in all who are W tbe police and steal every to tie of for Sat closet times and Hsien lo tie which tales place coaple Lave been one they alone drooL
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