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Settler And Pennon (Newspaper) - March 23, 1844, Smethport, Pennsylvania VOL 5 SMETHPORT COUNTY 184L NO 6 IB SIT W AND PENNON WEEKLY OVIATT One dollar and seventy five in Two dollars if nut paid within three months after Two dollars and cents invariably when not the Advertisements will be inserted at One per square Long Primer ihe three mid twentyfive cents for ench subsequent one Figure price A discount will be made to those who advertise by the year br advertisement will he unit all arrearages ure paid ut the option of the publisher must be post paid 0receive SIN AND PHILANTHROPY A TRUE TALE BY L MARIA CHILD In a city which shall be thero lived long ago a young girl tho only daughter ofn widow She came from tho country and WHS ns ignorant of the dangers of H city ns the squirrels of her native fluids She hud glossy black genilo beaming nud like wet Of she know that sho was for when she was a strangers often stopped as she passed and ex How handsome she And as she grew the young men gazed on her witli admiration She was poor and removed to the city to earn her living by covering umbrellas She was just at that susceptible age when youth is passing into woman hood when the soul begins to bo per by that restless principle which impels poor humans to seek perfection in At the hotel opposite Lord Honry an English nobleman had at time taken lodgings His visit to country is doubtless well remember ed by many for it made a great sena tion at time He was a peer realm descended from the royal line and was moreover a strikingly handsome man of right princely car riage He was subsequently a member of the British Parliament and isnow dead As this distinguished stranger pas find to and and from his hotel he en countered the and was impressed by her uncommon Ha easily traced her to tho opposite store where lie soon after went to purchase an umbrella This was fol lowed up by presents of flowers chats by tho and invitations to or ride all of which were grate fully accepted by tho unsuspecting rustic He was a gams for tempor ary excitement she with a head full of romance and a heart melting under the influence of love was unconsciously endangering the happiness of her whole lifo Lord Henry invited her to visit the public on Fourth of July n the simplicity hen it she belie all his flattering professions and herself his bride elect she therefore accepted the invitation with innocent frankness Hut sho hud no dress fit to appear on a public oc casion of high rank whom she verily supposed to he her destined husband While these thoughts revolved in her mind tyas was unfortunately attracted by a piece of silk belonging to her f Ah could she not take it without being seen and puy for it secret ly when she had earned money enough temptation conquered her in u moment of weakness She concealed and conveyed it to her lodg It wus the first thing she had and her remorse was A1 She would have carried it buck but she dreaded discovery She was that her repentance would bo met in a spirit of forgiveness eventful Fourth of July she out in her new dress Lord Henry complimented her upon her appearance but she was not On heir way to the Hiked o her in a manner which she not Perceiving this lie spake more explicitly The guile Jess young creature stopped looked in Ms face with mournful reproach and hurst into tears The nobleman look her hand kindly Bnd yog an Innocent I a with convulsive sons Oh what have I ever dono or said that you should ask me that Her words stirred the fountains of his better nature you are innocent said he God for bid that I should make you otherwise lint you my tons nnd presents so that I supposed you to understand What could I said she except that you intended to multo me your amid tho proudest dis of rank ho felt no inclination to smile Ho blushed nnd was silent the heartless conventionalities of life stood rebuked in the presence simplicity He convoyed her to her humble home and bade her farewell with a thankful that he had done no Irretrievable Injury to her futura prospects Tne of her would soon bu to him as tha recollection of last year butterflies With her the wound was deeper In her solitary chamber she swept iu bitterness ol heart over her ruined air castles And lhat dress which she had stolen to an appearance be fitting his bridi Oil what if she should bo And would not the heart of her poor widowed mother if she should evr know that her was a thief Alas her ed forebodings wuro to true Tho silk was traced to her she on her way to the store and drugged to prison Tho re she refused all nourishment and wept incessantly On fourth diy the kneper called Isaac T Hooper and informed him that there was a young gijl in prison who appeared to be friendless to die by starvation Tho kindhearted gentleman immediately went to her assistance He found her lying on tho floor of her cell with her face buried in her hands if hei heart would break He tried to comfort her but could obtain no answer ns said he to the keep er Perhaps she will speak to me if thero is nono to When they were alone together he put back the hair from her laid his hand kindly on her beautiful head and said in soothing tones My child consider me father Tell mo all hast done taken this silk me know nil about it I will do for time as I would for a daughter and I doubt not that I can help out After along time spent in entreaty she loaned hor on his shoulder and sob bed nut Oh 1 wish I wus will my poor mother say when she knows of my can manage that she nevar shall know ho and her by this hope he gradually from her the whole story of her acquaintance with tho nobleman Ho barlo hor bo comforted mid tike nourishment for hu would see that the silk was fur and the withdrawn went to her employer nnd told him the This is first said he the giil is young and the only child of a pnor widow Give her u chance to retrieve this 0110 step and sho may be to society a useful nnd honored woman I will see thou art paid for tho The man to withdraw tho and snid he would have dealt otherwise by tho girl had ho known nil the cir Thou shouldst have in quired Into the merits of the my replied Isaac By this kind of thoughtlessness many a young crea turn is driven into tho downward path who might easily have been saved Tho good old man then went to the hotel and inquired for Henry Tho servant said hls lordship had not yet risen Tell Mm my business is of said Friend The servant soon returned and con ducted him to the chamber Tho nobleman appeared that a plain old Quaker should thus Intrude upon his luxurious privacy but when he heard his errand he blushed deeply and frankly the truth of the girls statement His benevolent visiter opportunity to bear a testi the Friends say against the sin and selfishness of profligacy He did it in a kind fatherly man ner that the young mans heart was touched He excused himself by say ing that ho would not have tampered with Iho girl If ho had known her to bo virtuous I have done wrong snld lit but thank God no betrayal of confiding my I have es teemed in the act of which man Is pnor girl and Ihe forlorn situation in which sho hud distressed him And when re presented that tho silk Ivit stolen lor the girl had hereby lost profitable employment nnd wus obliged to return to imr home to the of he tonic oula fifty dollar note nnd It to piy her snid Iwac uita very rich mini I see in thy hand u large roll persons fs right Both The under tho present high rates of duty imposed by the present law hns making rapidly The times fore goo for him but whoso Is not protected by government bus had to struggle against low and in places thn want of a market of any kind for tbo of his industry the operation of lln pres nt whiff ma nu fact u re r is reserved funds ut the r lie of 15 to 2ft per a national debt is accumulating and ihj from imports dwindling down to more nothing Thiu this tariff serves Sho U tim daughter ofn poor widow purposes of federalism It feeds Hud thou the means ol doing i monopolists out of the pnor and in hor great injury Give mo Henry handed him another fifty dollar nnd smiled as he said You your business well But you have acted nobly and I ro you for it If you visit England come to sco mo I will givs you n cordial welcome and truat you like a replied much to blame in this affair Ihou too hast nobly thou bo blessed in domestic no more with the feelings of poor iris nor even with whom others have and Luckily the girl had sufficient pres ence of mind to a false name when arrested by which means her true name was kept out of the news papers I did she for my poor mothers sake With the money givon by Lord Henry the silk was paid for aid she was sent home to hor mother well provided with cloth ing Her and place of remain to this day a secret in the breast of her benefactor Several years after the incidents 1 have related a lady called at Friend Hoppers house and asked to see him he entered the room ho foun I a handsomely young matron with a blooming boy of five years old Sho rose to meet him and voice choked ns she said Friend do you know He replied that he did not She fixed her tearful eyes earnestly upon him and said You once helped me whon in great But thn pood of had helped too many in distress to bo able to hcr without moro pre With a tremulous voice sho badu hor son go inio the room for n few then dropping on her knees sho hid her in his lap nnd subbed nut 1 am tho girl that stole the silk Oh where should 1 now be if it had not been fur you When her emotion was somewhat calmed sho told him that she had mar rind a highly roan a of his native State Having a call to visit the city she had and passed Friend looking wistfully at the windows to catch a sight df him but when she attempted to enter her failed But 1 away snul and couM not thn city without morn sein and thanking him who saved mu from hur little boy nnd said to him Look at that old and re him wull fur lv wus the best friend your ever With the nation In debt CAPITAL The foundation of capital nnd wealth is labor Money is one of capital but not as miny erroneously tho only one Money is but a product of labor just as is any manufactured article that we are in the daily habit of making use of It is sought more than other species ot product because U is more convenient and available for ordinary purposes than those of more cross and bulky nature But abstractly considered is a dead capital and less wurthy than any other produced by labor The millionaire cannot eat or drink liis mo ney he convert his gold and silver or his bank notes into raiment nor into any of the comforts of life Hence the superiority over Labor will always command money because who have money are dependant upon the labor of others for the necessaries comforts and luxu ries of life for which they must give money in exchange Tho controlling power of labor is singularly in the of Stephen Girard Hu loft two of dollars in chargo of the which is now ex hausted and where has it gone Into the pockets of all kinds of whoso was put in requisition in the building of the College There is a mu ual dependence therefore al ways existing between laborers and moneyed capitalists mtm of skill industry and enterprise has al ways a capital in his own labor which may be oven more wealthy Indued this capital of skill and labor one which every American youth miy possess to H greater or less degree liv his own individual exertion is frequently tie both as a source of ac nnd happiness a The experience of the last ten years hns proven while the one bo illusory nnd II ii iii other is as tho life mirl heath of its pos sessor rl should bo 10 fire the ambition of every young man to know that he is to so great an extent the controller of his own worldly destinies nnd a mind to direct and improve it he should lose no time in ing to direct it into the must avail able channel ttt YOUR sat upon the bunk of the 1 mo invitation that ho river beneath big elm tree and as 1 looked around me a little bade her child name to the spot with a hand ful of wild flowers that he had gathered Where is your home I when lie told mu with a smile but his home was at the first house where tho bee buzzed on the woodbine and the bird un visit her hippy home ond a fervent bless sho factor faro wo 11 My friend is not aware that 1 written story I have not published it from nny wish to glorify him but to a genial in fluence on tm henris of others t do voice of Courier my toward teaching society how sane on the tree Happy child to cast out tlm Dumon Penalty by tho hood Tho buzzing bee and the the Angel Love Boston singing birds are emblems of tho joys sparkle in nnd the delight that dwells in thy A sailor hv with a bundle in his hand Where is your home sad I Ah he ro THK TIMES These are good times says the manu facturer on are mistaken says the times are hard Certain ly not Bays the am i L doing exceedingly well My business m home w l is and I have made more I was brought up on the ocean from money during ihu last year than I ever I child nnd I never knew another made bolero in a single year That may be so said the I have made less Every article of produce has been very lowi end I tell you the are very hard Which of these home I run on mv way to a sea port now my home is on the Peace be with the hardy mariner May thy bark find a sheltering port at An man came by leaning on n his eyes were dim his brow wrinkled and he fuller edin his ns ho on his Where is your home mail said 1 I am a pilgrim here below for n little while my home lain was his reply The presence of the High One be with thee aged the later end of thy journey ond tin abundant entrance into life eter nal Often nnd have Isat on he bonk the tree and called lo mind the child the mariner nnd the man the latter is 1 trust in heaven the sailor may yot be tossed on the raging waves but the child is now grown to be o nnd 1 hopen truly Chrislain he still lives at the first house where the bee on the wood bine and the birds on the tree is A MAN interesting question has frequent ly been discussed nnd an at tempt made to settle the point constitutes drunkenness A society down South onco came near deciding it for it declared by solemn vote that an individual was drunk when he was seen hold ing on to pump and trying to his on the spout The Court of Errors of the State of New York seem to this standard for it has judicially de that as long as a man can stand upon his two legs without any support he is not drunk DISCONTENT How universal it is We never knew the man who would say I am Go where voa will among the rich or the poor the man of competence or the rosn who earns Ins bread by the daily sweat of his brow you hear the sound of murmuring and tho voice of complaint J he other day we stood by a cooper who was piny ing a merry tune with an adze round a cask Ah sighed he is a hard trott ing round like a driving a hoop a black smith in one of tlie hot days as he wiped the drops of perspiration from his brow while bis redhot iron glowed on his anvil this is life with n and frying ones self over tho Oh that I were a carpenter lated a shoemaker as lie bent over his here I am day after day working my soul in making for others cooped up in a little by 9 Lain sick of this out door claims the carpenter broiling and sweltering ex posed to the I was only a This is to perpetually tho Mo bo compelled to sit perched up here plying the needle nil the that mine was a more Last of banks wont customers wont I dot the merchant I had rather be a truck a dog any Happy groans the lawyer as he ea his over some case or pores over some dry record lei lows I had rather hammer stone cudgel my bruin on his tedious vexatious question And through all the lions of society complaining of fault with their particular wre only this or that or Ihe I be content the cry thing out I So wags the wagged aod to it will It U stid teat there is R Yankee down East who has been sums lime employed OQ new machine He elastic of tough ire warranted lo wew I
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