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Si«ailtfitc<ras. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 26 June 1868
Si«ailtfitc<ras. [From the Daily Atlanta A«w Era.] Grant Campaign Song. BT A "BKBEI.." Am:—Bonnie Blue Flag, Oli I Maine to California sends ' The welcome, welcome word, And Northward rolling to tbe South The swelling cry is heard, Ami men of every age and face Have caught tbe glorious shout, Hurrah, hurrah, for General Grant, And fling his banner out. Hurrah I hurrah! For General; Grant, hurrah! Hurrah for the Union Flag With every Soutnern Star. The wave of Reconstruction roll-* From old Vrrgfaia's hills, Across the South to Texas plains And every bosom thrills. When this is done we'll join the fight, And it is our intent To hoist the name of General Grant And make him President. Hurrah', hurrah'.etc. We'll swear upon the sword of Lee, Beside onr Jackson's grave, To battle only tor tlie man Who can tbe Ijiitm , save,; By all tlie blood"tne warbaj shed, By all we hope to be, We'll rally to the standard now That keeps the people free. Hurrah! hurrah! etc. They're rallyi...
"White SlamfmMoverii ment." [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 26 June 1868
"White SlamfmMoverii ment." It is dawndfigon thSpcmocratic inind age in tryi-2^ vl»ui--p tiie negroes to vote the DelKocranc tffet than in trying to deprive tWa&jjfdalight of voting at be carried by i& Republican*, we may as well hang up our harps on the willows. It concerns us to gain a portion of the negro vote." That's so. The negroes have the right to vote now; and taking it away from them^ill not be easy, nor will it tend t»JnB|feL! and secure the peace aud ojpt* of society. They are ignorant. burthevwilhJearn. They are distrustful oMe^llMlf but if they don't get over thafit wjiU be the fault of the whites. TheY anCjjjpt used to voting, and don't unjaBBuaajboIitics, but they will remed j-ji^Ri^faects gradually , if less ^RH|KWaKjtea^uiuv in a very short tim&WmmMbr disappear. They will improve in knowledge, in character, in political experience, and iu fitness to vote, just as white men have done before them. The Democrats may possibly '• get a port...
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 26 June 1868
REAMNG ADrERTTSBaPTS. ^— u.—: : :—' '—l 1—^ HM ALTZBEBGEB, . ATTORNEY *T I^W. . Ko. <w North 81xt£ Street, BewSlng, pa. T GEOBG-I* 8ELTZ1«, Y, •J ,. ATTORNEY 4NO COfa-fSjUi -COLR AT LAW, No. *N COXTBT Street, (oppoeH* t&e Cenrt Botue) Beaming, Pa. HORACE A> Y-UNPT, "^ ATTOBSmr AT* LAW, No. 28 NOBTH SIXTH Wareet, BcxilB-g, Fa. TTRAiTClS M. BA3d» > ~ Jb ATtOKNBT AfT^1T A»D NOTARY L FUBHC, Kol t! VO&rn BUT*atMet, Bead ing, fa. . ¦ • • v^ssssis^ss^ 'No. Si BOOTH T&Tgatwet, Fistic, I*.
An Irish HI a n'8 WiU. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 26 June 1868
An Irish HI a n'8 WiU. In the name of God, amen! I,Timothy Deolan, of Ballydownderry, iu the county of Clare, fanner, being sick and wake iu my legs, but of siui^g head and warm heart—glory be to God!—to make this me first and last will aud ould and new testament; and first I give me soul to God, when it plazes him to take it—sure **> hm&fm**>i i e»*a »* i* Mn, and mv body to be buried*in the ground in Baliydownderry chapel, where all my kith anu kin that have goue before me and those that live after me are buried. Pace to their ashes, and may the sod rest lightly on their bones. Bury me near my god-father, Felix O'Flatherty, betwixt and bethune him and me father and mother who lie separated altogether at the other side of the chapel yard. I lave the bit of ground, containing ten acres—rale ould acres—to me eldest son Tim, after death of his mother, if she survives him. My daughter Mary and her husband, Paddy O'liegan, to have twelve black pigs. Tady, me ...
Wanted—A Boy With Ten Points. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 26 June 1868
Wanted—A Boy With Ten Points. 1. Honest. 2, Pure. 3, Intelligent. 4, Active. 5, Industrious. 6 , Obedient. 7, Steady. 8, Obliging. 9, Polite. 10, Neat. One thousand first-rate places are opened for one thousand boys who can come up to the standard. Each boy can suit his taste as to the kind of business he would prefer. The places are ready in every kind of occupation. Many of them are already filled by boys who lack some of the most important points, but they will soon be vacant. One is an office not far from where we write. The lad who ha* the situation is losing his first *point. He likes to attend the circus and theatre. This costs, more mopey than he can afford , but soin«A-ov! he manages to be there frequently. His employers are quietly watching to learn how he gets so much extra spending money; they will soon discover a leak in the monev drawer, detect the dishonest boy, and his place will he ready for some one who is now getting ready for it by observing point STo. 1, a...
wm rL&*0F. &$*T4 [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 26 June 1868
wm rL&*0F. &$*T4 Republicans :—To the Jf-onl^hi We extract from Col. Alle*a»n * s ad-' dress to Gen. Grant, informing him of the action of the Soldiers and Sailors' National Convention Bf Chicago, the following: ••We are stronger r.ow tl.an eve!.—more coura<;em!b and mure, determine;!. We have taken our position, we i.Hve petted our pickets, we have formed cr.! line?, we have protected ourtiaiiki'. aad are ably supported by millions of militia, with Schuyler Colfax at their Lead. At your command—-'Forward!"—we will move oti the OLCiriy's works. He:c is our plan oi bottto. ^iu»iiiing..4b<« iMtAul ioM.); " we vtili figl.t \: <.*.;*. <n '.Lis lice if it takes all swelter." aw * ser.d tie enemy "whirling down the v.-JLey." We will charge them in front, storm their breiiStworks, pierce their centre, flank their trtrongh; Ids, and take them in the rear, then we will have repeated the familiar summons from our Commander-in-chief: " I dema...
" Veterans to the Front." [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 26 June 1868
" Veterans to the Front." Thousands of conservative soldiers will gather as the representatives of a mighty host in New York on Independence day. • • * Not the unscathed colonels, the brevet-brigadiers who never saw a battle, tlie corpulant commissaries, the pufl'y paymaster and the sleek sutlers; bnt the battle-scarred veterans who were tlie first to volunteer and the last to lie mustered out; not the holiday soldiers, but the heroes of the East and tbe West, the men who breasted the shock of battle on the Tennessee and the Fotomac—Lancaster Intelligencer. Of course, the editor of the Intelligencer, one of these same " heroes " and " battle-scarred veterans " who "breasted the shock of battle " by paying a thoumini dollars for a colored substitute will figure as one of the representatives of this mighty host of conservative soldiers Where's the "nigger?"
In Troubie. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 26 June 1868
In Troubie. We sympathize sincerely, with the Copperheads in thsir troubles. " Up to this date they have not decided Whether to nominate a Republican or a Copperhead for President; whether thejr will stand on the platform of gold or greenbacks; whether their battle cry will be "Universal Suffrage," or "A White Man's Government." Of course Copperhead principles are immutable^-iwhen they decide what they are. Poor fellows, we pity them. - ¦ ,.
Result of Radicalism. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 26 June 1868
Result of Radicalism. The Reading Eagle, under this heading, gives " a few results of Radical fanaticism," as follows: " Gustavus Riddle committed suicide in Philadelphia on Friday by jumping from a fourth story window." " Prof. Robert Clemens, Principal of the German Schools in Columbus, Ohio, committed suicide on Thursday evening." " William Loav hung himself at Montreal on Thursday." " Joseph Pact-eel shot himself in Mauch Chunk on Thursday." " Cyrus Wright attempted to commit suicide in Philadelphia, on Friday, by swallowing Paris Green." Upon diligent inquiry we learn that every one of the above unfortunates was a Democrat 1 No wonder that the Eagle is beginning to feel uneasy as to the fate of his party.
Wither ^brubitm ' s *3[bi f>*. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 26 June 1868
Wither ^brubitm ' s *3[bi f>*. A GENTLEMAN of Chicago, whose prominent position and opportunities for judging of the situation give weight to his declarations, writes us : The political campaign is opening in this section with good spirit. We will carry the Northwestern States for Grant and Colfax by huge majorities, in my opinion, no matter whom the Democrats nominate. In Illinois, we have a strong State ticket, and will win sure by 40,000. This is my figure. The more sanguine count on 60,000 majority." ALBERT PIKE , in the Memphis Appeal, says ofthe Chase movement : "We have heard that Catholic sailors, tired of fish and eggs, if they had eggs to eat, during Lent, had a habit of fastening a ham to a line, letting it over the ship's side into the sea, and drawing it up again, repeating the formula, 'Down Gammon, up Salmon ."—after which they could eat )4 without needing absolution or doing penance. N<# other process, we think, can make a Democrat out of Salmon P...
A Democratic "Leader." [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 26 June 1868
A Democratic "Leader." The following is from the La Crosse Democrat, the leading Democratic paper ofthe Great West. We shall look iu vain for any rebuke of the atrocious sentiment cpntaine . d ir? this paragraph* from any Democratic paper in the Union. Why I " Do you blame us when we say that (Jod was just in sending .lohn Wilkes Booth on that Good Friday night, tliree years ago, the darkest and gloomiest in American history, to strike the traitor down, and lilnsrate the white freemen of America from the yoke of a despot'! God is just. He struck the tyrant Lincoln from existence at an hour when the country could no longer bear the burden of him ; and God, iti his wisdom, cannot let the free people of America, whom Le has so protected and prospered, long remain chafing under the rule of any desjot.'' What shall be said of a political party which, whatever may be its pretensions, gathers to its standard the creatures whose sentiments are reflected in such language as that ?
Copperhead Honesty. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 26 June 1868
Copperhead Honesty. The Lancaster Intelligencer, always prating about honesty, a few days ago copied an article from thc Columbia Spy, in which occurs this sentence: " But now-a-;Uys, a change lias come o'er the spirit of our dreams, and a man Who will not be bribed is considered a natural born fool." In the second paragraph below the above, in the same article, it charges the Spy with saying: "The man who will hot be bribed is a natural born fool," leaving out the word "considered,'1 thus changing the meaning of the whole. Now, who could imagine a more contemptible trick than this? Nothing, it seems, is too mean for a regular copperhead organ grinder. And they talk about Honaa ty 1
"How to Make Copperheads'." [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 26 June 1868
"How to Make Copperheads'." Wo call attention to tht a/ticle in another cotw-uv '•aith.il* *feov-e^eaption I* reveals the •eoufadreftean of Wallace and his party, by sw£rp - evidence. A more corrupt, reckless lindrotton organization never existed in this country than that led by Wallace in litis State. Let them be watched1 this faB.
Look Oat For Him. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 26 June 1868
Look Oat For Him. A pedier of lightning rods is traveling through Lancaster county, preaching CopperheadMu, and abusing our great old Representative, Hon. Tbaddeus Stevens.- He tried it on a Republican in West Cocalico, a few days ago,and Wit fhe premises in a hurry to save himself from a kicking. Spot himT
m • The Naturalization Fraud*. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 26 June 1868
m • The Naturalization Fraud*. It was given in evidence before the Committee on the contested election case last winter, that Mark Leddy and two well dressed strangers, said to be from Philadelphia, met at a point on the Phiiipsburg and Clearfield railroad, aud proceeded to a shanty on the line of the road, kept by a Mrs, Lynch, and there put the bogus papers through what is called " the coffee process "—that is, staining them witb strong coffee—thus, giving them the appearance of age. It would be well for Inspectors of elections to examine all certificate* of naturalisation offered them at future elections, to learn whether they have been submitted to the cofiee process. It can sometimes be detected by the smell. This however is not an infallible test, as tobacco and other substances may sometimes be used as deodorizers. Read the testimony in another column.
Cliques and Factions. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 26 June 1868
Cliques and Factions. As FATHER ABRAHAM is devoted to no clique, faction or self-constituted leaders, but only to the interests Of the great Republican party, and the triumphant election of its candidates, we respectfully decline publishing the communication of " Radical." We do not suppose that the autkor of the nrticle really intedded to drag us into any petty controversy beiwe£a.cejiain leaders of faction, •but.'JYe do not see how we could gratify him without danger of becoming our selves mixed up with these unfortunate, - fruitless wrangles over mere spoils. We shall , therefore* leave the matter with those more directly interested in the sub-> jedt tba* w« At*; Let every Republican "voter, Ht the proper time, attend the primary? meetings of the ^ party, then and there, according t0 ¦*•>• ^vsti of. hi* judgment and convictions of duty, deposiflhis, vote, and afl*vrtll *ire well. Let out ,great efltbLft 'be , /hade i$ft#igt tie ' common enemy- ,'.., / ¦ -'. <...
f— •?— " ; '.' '"*"vijf;. f |. •* - CaMpmfin Music. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 26 June 1868
f— •?— " ; '.' '"*"vijf;. f | . •* - CaMpmfin Music. * M^j k pur next ife-fe we will give our rcadefa^|tirrin|L^iWaign Song, set to music, (^titled "Knwah for Appomattox—fturral for Ge^ Prant." •*+>. f§ — ^-s— MB. CKASE aai Henry A. Wise attended the African Ohufc% in Richmond, Va., last Sunday. They WiPlJd make a t;ood team for the Copperhead ticketytb.JELrc. ")an ,-/r. "Misery makes us acquainted with strange bed-fellows." Chase and Wise going to "nigger-meeting" together—who would have thought of it only a short time ago—even "ere the last moon had died her horn!" The executioner of John Brown, and the great champion of negro suffrage, ann in arm, cheek by jowl, entering together the odoriferous precincts of the African church in the warm weather of " the leafy month of June !" Did they discover that the African "rose by any other name would smell as sweet?" The political millennium must surely have arrived, and if Ethiopia did not stretch out her hands to the new Da...
W%' ' -^ "" -" '—-f -'—**-— [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 26 June 1868
W%' ' -^ "" -" '—-f -'—**-— iFrom thf iDer**rsl| *J Sfandfep, puhf li*iedat^(|f|Gibsen, 3ill.sissippi-^a rank Coppc^di paper—we Wpy tbtYollof*' ing: » "The Colored Democratic Club of Port Gibson, assisted by their white friends, will give a grand barbacue on Saturday, June l.'ith. The other Democratic club, and the white citizens of the county, are respectfully invited to attend. Dinner will be served at two o'clock." The Democracy of Port Gibson appears to be thoroughly reconstructed. Next in order will be the- party in Pennsylvania. Before the close of another year we expect to reaataffteLancaBter Intetttyencer, the Reading Eagle, the Morning Herald, and "slch," some interesting editorials about "our colored brethren," and " the gratifying harmony in the ranks of the white Democracy of Pennsylvania"—provided they can find colored men here who would be mean enough to call themselves Democrats, and eat at thc same table with Copperheads!
: ^ f p&HHmkl-eus Stevens. * [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 26 June 1868
: ^ f p&HHmkl-eus Stevens. * J &VeJujf feWjfcid to learn that our djsfcn-TOTihawWmbejfc of Congress, Sir. Thadkftus Stevsha lias lately Improved so much as td inspi*& with the "¦ jgfeVQga'Lhe may yet lepresafWOur ilLstrietift|Pi !!¦ » tifcje to come. lie seelfcs to lie almajjT ProfpentMly preserved to us. for shonld we* lose hhsktAiAnow not where to look ior anoall-'r. 'jp"9fifctiian in all respects of his own aoblejpFi-ffyppl there is none I other like him.- ^'Up^UMM is frequently | asked, what shall We 4ft WWn shall we select, | when the time +Qii, tfjtfe fcr ft successor? and | no one can an'rw'e^ty(ipKjprily. We have plenty of aspirants lfJ» IHMpt to lie elected, , but no one meets o%9J^wt, 'nt.Of the people Pretender!: we nave enojKgfc, «i| more than i enough, but the real grit, Backbone and sir.ew, j and the gtm HWlfty cf tm-ttmMem are no I where. There are some who are even impa-| tient, and think he is too long upon the stage, | but we can only ...