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Adams Sentinel, The (Newspaper) - March 4, 1844, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania At UU per aimum. in Or 30. if not paid v, hiii.ii the year. 5_ ROBERT (1 llAKPEIl, EDITOR AXD PROPRIETOR. C Advertisements, Si per square lor 3 -weeks; 'J-'i cents per square fur each' continuance. "RESIST WITH CARE Till: SPIRIT OF INNOVATION' ITOX THE PRINCIPLES OP YOUR GOVKRXMKNT, HOWKVKK SPECIOUS THE POETllY. A Pareat's Prayer. BY KEV. LEONARD At this hush'd hour, when my children sleep, Our Early few j .i a town not a hundred of the companions of our early youth do miles off, a small sliced man went to the we find accompanying us in the after plantation of a certain gentleman who days of life's journey. Of those who was light in wit, but rather heavy in Fioui t'ao Cincinnati liujuiior. One drop too 'tut'ch of the Milk of Human An old oeutlemau in i with an okl wife, and no children, who seemed so linked with our first joys and flesh, with a piece of paper in his hand, j lived on Longworth-street. in this city, p i On S Rene! temptation, guard their better wenl went. ced. Others try the desperate adventure quested to read the capias, which com- j lor children, and not being blessed with jvh their imam Saviour' oi" climates, and bankrupt in hopes I menced as usual: "You are hereby j any of their own, were on the best terms 1M'1 j or ill health, are never again heard of. commanded, without delay, to take the I imaginable with those of their more I ask not for them eminence or wealth For these., in wisdom's are tririins But occupation, competence and health, Thy love, thy presence, and the lusting joys That thweUom the passion which "urn- ploys The breasts of holy men and thus to be ,-From all that taints, or darkens, or destroys The strength of principle, forever free; This is the better boon, O GOD, I asli of thee. If soft feet, which now these feathers press, Are doomed the path of ruin soon to tread If vice, concealed in hei unspotted dress, Is soon to lure to her polluted bed If thy foreseeing eye discerns a thread Of sable impelling on their doom. O spare them not in mercy strike them dead; Prepare them for an early welcome tomb, Nor for eternal blight let my false blossoms bloom. With some, folly does the work of time body and a few, perhaps, are recognized "Humph.'' said the prisoner, stretch- amongst those who signalize themselves jing himself upon his back, "lam ready." in the feverish strife "of politics, or are -'Oh, but you don't expect me to carry commemorated as h> 'ing fallen in some brilliant achievement. We diverge like you in my arms you must take my lines drawn from the same point, pursu- i you know. 1 do not resist the process of ing- similar directions, but seldom re-uui- j the law, understand, but submit with neighbors, and whenever a i you th And teach me, Power Supreme, in their green days, "With meekest skill thy lessons to To shun the harlot, and to show the Through which her honeyed accents reach the heart. Help them to learn, without the bitter smait Of bad experience, vices to decline From treachery, falsehood, knavery may they start As trom a hidden snake from lust and From all the guilty pangs with which low scenes combine. Though Persecution's archers o'er them spread, Or sickness undermine, consuming slave Though they should lead the life their Saviour led, And his deep poverty be doomed to know Wherever thou shah order, let them go I give them up to are not mine And I could call the swiftest winds to blow To bear them from me to the Pole or Line, To distant lands to plant the Gospel's bleeedmg ______shrine.__________________________ MISCELLANEOUS" tmg. Our permanent connexions are 1 cart generally formed at a later period, yet "Will you wait here until 1 bring a the heart still feels something wanting, and, as we look round for it in vain, the happiness of our first affections is magni- fied by being seen through the purer at- mosphere which the morning of careless innocence has cast around them. This may be common-place, but our feelings j sheriff left. are all so, it is only in their intenseness or direction that we differ. "Can't promise; I may recover my fatigue in the meanwhile." "Well, what must 1 -You must do your duty." And there he lay immovable until the Human of allevia- ting the sorrows of others and laboring to make their path more pleasant, theie is a disposition too prevalent, to make mankind miserable and unhappy. Let a word be lisped to the discredit of an in- dividual and it will be repeated a hundred Sheridan once govern us try to render them perfect the more they are enlightened, so much the more shall we be. On the cultiva- tion of the mind of women depends the wisdom of men. it is by women that nature writes on the hearts of people can judge of it as they Napoleon future destiny of the child is always the work of the moth- er." We think if mothers were heeded oftener, there would be more good men in the world than there are at present. I have generally noticed that infidelity and misanthropy have an affinity for each other, and are often combined in the same heart. But how is man to avoid misanthropy No man ever became a misanthropist under the smiles of an affectionate wife, and surrounded by a family of ruddy children. These are the tender chains which connect us with the universe they bind us in harmony Dr. was so natural for "Dr. lurtunate chubby little boy or girl chanced to be in their company, it was stuffed with sweet- meats, and overwhelmed with their im- practiced, and consequently awkward, endearments. The neighbors loved the I old couple, because the couple loved their children, and enabled them to save many a Christmas penny that would otherwise have been uselessly buried in the bowels of oinger-brcau And for many squares around the pe- culiar propensities of the. ancient pair fur- nished inexhaustible material for gossip. This venerable couple had long since committed themselves to the arms of Somnits, on a December night, from which they were disturbed by a loud rap at the street door the old gentleman did times, with variations and amendments, u-iln our they icacj us to fcelour and comc_to-his cars times without num-1 neeci Of a see the glory her, to give him pain and sorrow, A' good deed is ahvays told in a whisper 1 i "-1 and in private, while abaci one is pro- claimed from, the house-tops. Did we realize our own proneness to err, how much more careful would we be of the reputation of our neighbors. We know the sorrow and grief occasioned by hav- ing our own failings spread abroad, and what pains we take to hush up our own follies and why should we not conceal the faults of our neighbors 1 If we pos- sess real kindness and benevolence in our hearts, we shall be slow to speak of another's failings, but use our endeavors to hide, them from the world. "The generous heart Should scorn a pleasure w hich gn es others pain.'' Though it may please you and a few oth- and the goodness, and therefore to believe in the existence of a God. Take no credit to yourself for making virtuous resolutions, and keeping them, when your hin-h resolves were not sub- i_.' ject to temptation. We once heard a ragged rascal, hatless and shoeless, de- clare that he was so well convinced of the injurious tendency of eating oysters and drinking Madeira for supper, that he was resolved neither to touch one or the other. If he did not keep this reso- lution, the probabilities are that his pov- erty did. Wratts, when a child, to speak in rhyme, that even when he wished to avoid it, he could not. His father was displeased at this propensity, and threatened to whip him if he did not leave off making verses. One day, when he was about to put his threat into execution, the child burst out into tears, and on his knees, said, father, do some pity take, And I will no more verses make.'5 flight of locusts passed over Bombay and its harbor in Novem- ber last, several hundred feet above the earth, appearing like, a dense cloud float- ing in the air. From the space of time the mass occupied in passing, it is im- ao-inecl they extended at least ten miles. O Some time in the preceding month, a large body of these insects alighted in the Deccan, about one hundred and fifty miles from Bombay, consuming the veg- etation for miles around. Many of the su- perstitious natives were apprehensive this visitation was a forerunner of a famine or scarcity but all the crops were housed and a most abundant supply of every kind of grain secured notwithstanding. O O Mount number of lives lost in consequence of the laic eruption is stated at 143. Most of the victims were foreigners, (including many En- whu were attracted to the spot by curiosity to wimcss this phe- nomenon of nature. The damage done to the fields, vineyards, and cattle, is es- timated at amillion and a half of ducats. Tlie Princeton. Her peculiar advan- tages, and great constructive powers as a vessel of H'ar. We find the following letter, descrip- tive of the steamer Princeton, in the Washington Spectator. The Princeton has arrived at Washington. United States Ship Princeton, Philad'ti.. Fcb.o. 18-1-1.3 Srn U. S. ship Princeton having re- ceived hev armament on boaul, aiul being neaily ready for sea, 1 have the honor to transmit to you the following account of her equipment, The Princeton is a ''full rigged ship" of great speed and to perform any service that can bo expected from a ship of war. Constructed upon the most approved principles of naval architec- ture, she is believed to be at least equal to any ship of her her sails. She has an auxiliary power of steam, and can make oreater speed than any sea-ooing steamer or other vessel heretofore built. Her engines lie snug in the bottom of the vessel, out of reach of any enemy's shot, and do not at all interfere with the use of the sails, but can, at any time, be made auxiliary thereto. She shows no chimney, and makes no smoke, and there is nothing in her external appearance to indicate V I l-ilJl.H-t-llt-itLV.VVV. not know what to make _oi the knock that ghc ig by steam. but knew that it made a noise not usually heard in his house at one o'clock in the so he pinched his wife's ear and asked her what it was. The old lady thought that he had better get up and see. I-le slipped out of the bed into his slippers and pants, and. went down stairs to the door, which he opened, and in it traced a dark shadow on the lighter darkness, a female form with a bundle in her arms. The gentleman asked her what she -wanted, the young lady (for such by her voice she seemed to said she was an unfortunate 'woman, the mod- ern meaning of which he did not under- course. He said he felt sorry for her a brief moral IccUtre, from said that Heaven would never desert the The night was old man was thinly shivered, and his voice was tremulous, which caused the unfor- tunate woman to sob, believing that in the goodness of his tender and pitying To correspondent of Gas Lighf.- -In Christ Church, Cin- cinnati, the licrht is concentrated at a sin- gle focus, and by reflectors thrown over the entire church. This style of lijrht- ers, to detect the faults of a neighbor, re- member it gives him pain, and cease _ii from your unrighteous work. Dosrood''' a and not evil, and you will promote your own happiness and the happiness of 'Portland Tribune. the South Western Farmer gives the fol- j nig silks, without injuring The Effect upon the their color J. Or the cuffs and collars of your husbands' coats can also be cleaned Reformer, "there are who do to his bosom. cried he, "w not drink wine: there who i got a little son at last." The old lady never taste sugar: there are was astonished, and wanted to know 000 who never wear shoes there are what meant her ancient lord by The says truly that the amenity of T m short._any never eat meat; there I according to her limited ideas of thiiurs cle that may be desired, but temper has a great effect upon the conn-' tenance kinds. over seventy her face soft as a younn- girl's. But wan a tranquil-hearted creature. Care i mn water, (be sure not to scald the and with a soft biuah apply the mixture, 1-111 1111 and rub it on the spot until the grease never troubled her, and she had never i appears removed or loose, u ash off the i pjrg with moderately warm water, and finally rinse off the whole with elean cold it is more J are who never oat in general, the introduction of a "youn'j family, wa.-' a matter of to know something. o for argument. put to and the expensive wooden bulkheads, by which arrangement tlie apartments of the men and officers may, in an thrown into one, and a degree of spacious- ness and comfort is attained unusual in a ship of her class. The Princeton is armed with two 225 pound wrought iron guns, and twelve 42 pound carronades, all of which may be used at once on either side of the ship. She can conse- quently throw a greater weight of metal at one broadside than most The biy Q-un.s of the Prince-ton ran be fired i with an effect leinfic and almost incred- quiet, troubled her, am been known to fiown. Verily, indeed, fall5; Hie foot of Time. U to her boom, iff, for if ihe shoes made by the i am r' tM'ntleinan swim-, a-, he rubbed n mauh Of lw'0 _- -I ,1 II IT 1 I t lit only trcada idenily crammed into jt.-> mmuh to veri! a srjucal. The old and, dropped condle the old huly juinji'-cl out of and ran h'airs in a fright find little looted itM'lf iii'o a warm nnd went to sleep. With this 'Kin of the char icter.s in thin ridicu Dreadful Calamity in The Hartford Courant chronicles a shock- ing catastrophe which occurred at Beth- any, Ct., on Tuesday night, The house throw their iminense j of Dr. Spencer of that town, took fire hot, are ilnee feel in j about midnighf from a wooden vessel in may be judged by that h'noli- lirecl in .-uecesj-KTii at the sarr.e eic- I vfi'ion, slrnckihe same plniik in i more than hnlf n mile dintnnl. i I3y the ajjjjlira'ioji of the arts 'Vi the purposes of on ijoan on, it is believed that the ait o j which Eshes had been deposited, and the fidjnes had made progress be- it was discoveredv, but the doctor succeeded in getting out his and three children. Two children, however, i still remaned in the burning it mv.-r en; which omiable an 1 uith' 'o e jiiion hard s wounded by them, nicely nibbed ftt ecree. .And we into the lo have till' r .at-. orei Lirli tl.e K ndaiit-5 appeali d. hrr, d ITS ma, w drop the ruityin. fictuiilly occurred, and u rna'i who lejiresei .c. u on that On an iappy regular cmjiloyji life of an r is toryone. and -killin laborious of all work. Old Proverb. A K, says, that the Jews ruin their the .Moo and ihe ib sui1.-. one can b- ht ocoup -nt or prod ;sion. a'hvny-, an the soap d wurm.s. and ne 5 the During- the late and to tin tin :.i out by score.-. e think tin1- the i ,1, nrruscr them. j 'iji.t-. ha- bcr-n decided j--. nnd the tv. o oilier points v, nh a n te ruWou, it is believed tliat the ait of j and he returned to the rescue but before eurmery has, for the first j he could qot out, the floor fell, and he lime reduce d to and his children perished together. th the ,-entful a Uiat r.'fiin.s, !he ennsn Uie make utvl chards till- to Hi tent ;vi I a i-out h'-- and ot- icr ex- .c." It v. iih- :C'.! 'll before uruit Court, but wlurh w ,'H 'jot iiiy aff'Clthe rL.MiU. Tin-. deciMon the (Jeiierai and his lady lord "f an .-.ay lifteeij millions of dollar.-. I U J.iOfltcr nfplrsh fxtr.iorrjinary rc-n-ation waa cr> a trd m city on Tuesday week, lr i v i vi t'ie jn., oi in j.hX''., v.vyuig- from thf ,-oon as the deci io.i of the Girard case has bern p'Hiouuced by tlie Supreme Court, the clergymen of all dcnomiivi- city intend to held n convention expresMve of (heir admira- tion and view.-, of jilr. Webstet's rccen' speech, and request him to give1 it ft, rliomtfi publish in pau'phlet form An huo iK'lw, uiidlMr. like certainty. The distance t'! v, thes-e jjuns can throw their! Trades and Professions in New Vork, shot at every necessary an trie of eleva there arc 500; Blacksmiths, lion, has been ascertained by a series of j 174. Booksellers, ]29. Boot and careful experiments. The distance from i Shoemakers, 1227. Brokers, the to object is readily Cartlnen, 2000. Cof- tnined with nn instrument on board, con-j fin-warehouses, 46. Commission Mer-i i lived f.n the purpose by an observation chants, SIO. Corset-Warehouses, 3ft.. an but nn instant to make, d by ii.spcc'ion without calculation. n it require Dentists, 100. Dry goods Dealers, 1450. Grocers, 1984. Hair 267.- By lorks, the guns can be Hotels and Taverns, 130, Importers, at the necessary eleva-! 1218. Iron Meichants, Lawyers, tioi, nc r.ia'tT-vhat the motion of the S39. Milliner Shops, 314. Nurses, 148. Oyster 737. Porter Houses, '.w JT cuc iliULlUli ul LUC -'J-iJ-lilJUTi ;.u.p may be. It is confidently believed pers, 60. Nur ship will pble to battle Physicic i'i. 1 Ivw-v, i inrr-v if she is O'Jvi. Tailors i O'W. Tailors anq' ISO. ;