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^clcttcil. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 20 November 1868

^clcttcil. (Jl'NERAL (iRANT. Rejoicinirs at the Home «f onr President ; Elect—Tlic (jt'iicruj Visited hy his Fellow- ; Citizens—His Respoiise to their Hearty I (Jreetinirs. li.vi.KXA, "Wednesday, Nov. -1 --12 Miduight. — This has been the proudest evenine/ in all the history of (ialena. The city, heretofore Dcinucralic. yesterday atwo a majority for her dist iny/uished citizen, (ten. V. S, ("rant, for President of the Tinted States. The county gives him a larger majority by four hundred than it gave to Mr. Lincoln in 1S114. This magnificent result, together with the triumphant election of General ('rant, was celebrated here this evening by a grand torchlight procession, bonlires, illuminations, and other demonstrations of joy. The (ialena Tanners, with two bauds of music and a procession of citizens numbering .several thousand, marched to the residence of General Grant, in front of which a splendid display of fireworks was scut up. after which three rousing cheers were given...

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HON. EDWARD M'PHERSON, [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 20 November 1868

HON. EDWARD M'PHERSON, Clerk of tiie United States House of Representatives.

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THE DUTCH JUDGE'S DECISION. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 20 November 1868

THE DUTCH JUDGE'S DECISION. Here is a decision by a learned Dutch judge: Mistier Yorenum and toiler jurymsins—Der brisoncr, Vlccktcr, vinished his game mit der sheriff, and has peat him, hut I shall duke care lie don't peat me. Huns bus been dried for murder pefore you, ond you must pring in der vordick, but it must pc cordin to der law. De man he kilt wasn't kilt at all, as it was broved he is in der jnil at Morrisdown for sheep sdciiling. Put dut ish no madder. Der law says veil dere ish a tou't you give cm to der brisoncr, put here ish no tou't—so you see der brisoncr ish guilty. Resides, he is a great loafer. I haf knowd him vil'ty year, and he hasn't tone a sditch of work iii nil dut dimes, nnd dere is no one debendin on him for der livin, nnd he ish no use to nopoty. I dink it would pe goot hlnns to hang him for de exnnible. I dink, Mr. Yorciiiaus, dat he pctter pe-hung next four! of July, as der militia ish going to drain in nnoder county and der would be no vun goin on...

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NOT TO BE OUTDONE. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 20 November 1868

NOT TO BE OUTDONE. One of the zealous chaplains of the Army of the Potomac, called on a colonel noted for his profanity, in order to talk about the religious interests of his men. He was politely received, nnd motioned to a seat on a chest, when the following dialogue ensued : Vhnplain—Colonel, you have one of the finest regiments in the army. Colonel—I believe so. Chaplain—Do you think you pay stiilicient intention to the religious instruction of your men ? Colonel (doubtfully)—Well, I don't know, Chaplain—A lively inter*st has been nwakened in the th Massachusetts (a revival regiment.) The Lord hits blessed the labors of his servants, and ten have already been baptised. Colonel (excitedly)—Is that so? (To the attendant) —Sergeant major, have fifteen men detailed immediately lor baptism. I won't be outdone by any Massachusetts regiment. ^1 ¦ -^mm RULES TO R LOULATK OITI CONDUCT: A man shotill he wise in dispute; a lion in the battle and conflict; a teacher in the household;...

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(Dut: pttlc $oit$. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 20 November 1868

(Dut: pttlc $o\it$. DIKGK. Two more unfortunates, Weary of breath . Hastily importunate, (lone to their death! Take them lip temlerly, I.il't them with care, Handle them gingerly, Seymour anil lilair — Men of straw—those who take cobblers and juleps. — Is a dog necessarily funny because his tail is a wag ''. —The man who feathered his nest is supposed to have been a dealer in poultry. —The man who minds his business was in Ibis town a few days ago, but lcli immediately, In- felt so loin some. — Do unto other men as they would like to do unto you, and you won't have enough in two weeks lo get a shirt washed. —An eminent painter, on being asked what lie mixed his colors with to give so lino an effect, answered, -'-I mix them with brains, sir." •—A man out West, who offered fail for a friend, was asked by the Judge if he had any encumbrance on his farm. "Oh yes," said he, "my old woman." —If a man is without enemies wc wouldn't give ten cents for all his friends. The man who can ...

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A "PLAYED-OUT" POLITICIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 20 November 1868

A "PLAYED-OUT" POLITICIAN. Infa-unl'i/ uui,.al<ful, thr.-c Ripulhvs. I ¦< ' i-nUd ct ' i i-h / ' - an' often! All I ytt »'"s "/.¦' . .'/ far tin i l ' vinl.s! ' No ".(/i''C, "<>'' '•«'/""• ' I ' — 1---PH jiui 'Miter ' party—tli«r« 10 •<' . Pll du!

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A CENTENARIAN LED TO THE POLLS BY A WOMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 20 November 1868

A CENTENARIAN LED TO THE POLLS BY A WOMAN. The Davenport (fowa ' i On::ilti tells this . slnrv: Groat enthusiasm was created at tic ' |):i\iiipui't township pulls, un the fair grounds. .November .'id, by a spectacle which would have stirred the patriotic blood lA'rwvy true American in the land. In lie' afternoon a low-seated buggy was driven up to the polls by a beautiful young lidv. Hv her side was seated Deacon Gilbert, liitherof K. S. Gilbert, after whom Gilberliiwii was named. Dciienn ('ilbcrt is upwards uf une hundred years of age. He cist his lirst Presidential vote in 1TSS, in the State i>\' New York, fur George Washington, and has voted ai every Presidential elect inn since lhat year. .Miss Holmes assisted the centenarian and patriot In alight, and placing her arm iu his. aeoniiipanieti him to the polls. lie I handed an open, straight Republican ticket ; In Ihe judges. As he did sn the Install- i dcrs broke into cheers, which did nol cease j until lliree times t...

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NASBY. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 20 November 1868

NASBY. Presidential Election—Tiie News Readies Kentucky—The X Roads in Mourning. POST OKKIS , CUNFKDUIT X ROADS (Wich is in the State uv Kentucky.) Nov. 5, lstis. Bad news travels fast. AVe licv hecrd from enulfof the States to know that the butcher Grant—he wich wunst afore stood in the way of the Confederacy—he/, been elected President, and that Seymour nnd Blare, our glorious standard hearers, hev been defeated ignominiously. This ends it! This finishes ill There is no longer hope for Dimocrisy. Our star is sot iu gloom. Never shel 1 forgit ihe ghaslly appearance of Deckin Pogram's face, cz the fatal nooze was told him. A single tear rolled from his left eye, down his furrowed cheek—it glittered for a brief moment on Ihe tip uv his brillyant nose, and plunged oil' into space! How like our hopes! Never a word sed he, but sadly beckoned mc lo fuller. Sadly lie walked to the square, mournfully he pulled down the Confcderit flag which he/, waved from the pole in front of Bascom...

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A PRISONER FOR FIFTY YEARS. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 20 November 1868

A PRISONER FOR FIFTY YEARS. 31. Andrcoli, a Russian writer, who was exiled some years ago to Siberia, is now contributing to the Revue Mmlerni: under the title of "Sovenire de Siberic," his recollections not only of Siberian but also of Russian life. In the last number of the Revue he tells a story, the end of which belongs to the present reign, the beginning to the reign of Paul, of wiiose period it is strikingly characteristic: " The Emperor's favorite was at that time a young French actress, of whom he was madly jealous. One evening, at a ball, he noticed that a young man named I.abanoff was paying her a great deal of attention. lie did not lose his temper, but at the end of Ihe ball gave orders that Lubanolf should be arrested nnd thrown into the citadel. He only intended to keep him there a tew days, " to make him more serious," after which he proposed to reprimand him, nnd then lo nppoint him to an atllce which had been solicited for him. Labanon", however, was lorgott...

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LEADING .MECHANICS. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 20 November 1868

LEADING .MECHANICS. The "stories nf our lives from year to year" are useful only as we apply them for the instructioib and ' guidance ni' of hers, and the lives must useful In nur people are not from the highest walks uf life : nut fmin the ranks of wealth, or among the leaders of parlies or ni' armies. We would not disparage the position uf one or the glories of ihe nther. hut men err iu holding up to the youth of nur country Ihe example nf any nf the classes especially. The glory and strength of nur country comes nut from the marts of trade--schools ol enterprise though these are- nut from the foruni where keen display uf intellectual warfare charm the listening crowd ; nut from the battle-field where men are made and marred, but in the workshops and at the forge ; in the mine, and ut the anvil—here nun arc found to build up and sustain the power of the Republic. Some nnc has said '¦ muscle and brain" will carry the day, nnd experience lias proven that one is of 110 value wi...

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PAST, PRESENT AND 1TTTRE [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 27 November 1868

PAST, PRESENT AND 1TTTRE JPfaaMnttMUA AVriltcn for I-'ATHKR ABUAUAM. I'AKT nr. One f>f (lie principal public institution*, thirty and forty years ago, was that very patriotic anil sVli' -saia'ilicing body kiloAvn as tlic Pennsylvania militia. Occasionally, rumors of possible war with foreign nations disturbed our fathers and mothers. When the North-Kaslern boundary ipiestion was before ('ongivss and the President. the public mind was directed to Old Pennsylvania and her glorious militia. All who doubted the war spirit of the peop le had their doubts entirely removed, at least once every year—on battallion day — when the, masses w< re re-drilled and reinstructed in the then existing system of tactics, discip line and subordination. The annual battallion drills took place in the month of ,Iune, in Lancaster, Manhehn, Litiz;, Heamstown, Kohivrstown, Kutztown. HinklctoAvn,' Heidelberg and Headinil. Unless a town was among those designated by the militia law as a pl...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 27 November 1868

Professional. 0 .1. DICKEY, • ATTORNKY AT LAW. OFFICE: SOUTH QUKEN ST., seconrl house below the " Fountain Inn," Lancaster, l*a. R. LIVINGSTON; • ATTORNEY AT LAW. OFFICE: No. U NORTH DUKK ST., west side, north of the Court House, I-ancuster, l'a. flHAHLES DENUES, V_V . ATTORNEY AT LAW. OFFICE: No. 3 SOl'TII lll'KE STREET, Lancaster, l'n. TOIIN R. GOOD, £3 ATTORNEY AT LAW. • OFFICK: XO.KK.VST KING ST., Lancaster, Pa. JW. JOHNSON, • ATTORNEY AT LAAV. OFFICE: NO 25 SOUTH QUKEN ST., Lancaster, l'a. DP. ROSEXMILLER. .Ii!.. • ATTORNEY AT LAW. OFFICK: With A. ili:nu SMITH , Esq., South i;ui-ei\ -t., Lancaster, L'a. AC . JIEINOEHL, • ATTORNEY AT LAW. OEFICE: No. 3 SOl'TII DIKE ST., Lancaster. TO II X P. H K A. O ATTORNEY AT LAW. OFFICK: Willi Hon.<>..). DICKKV , No.il SOUTH i . 'l i.l.N >T., Lancaster, l'a. MARTIN Rl'TT, ATTORNEY AT LAW. • iFFK-is of the late Hon. TiiAi>m:rs STEVEN? , No. -21! south CJueen St., Lancaster, l'a. J MOS II. MYLIX. J.V. ATTORNEY AT ...

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§Mtt%. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 27 November 1868

§Mtt%. IOTBIUMPHE! A Thanksgiving Song for 1868. ny BREVET LIEUT. COL. J. II. MEREDITH. Blng out, glad joy bells, O'er land and o'er sea; Right is triumphant, The, Nation is free. Thunder, O cannon! Not vain our trust; The faithful have conquered, As conquer they must. Heat the drums gaily, And shout Loyal Hand! The Chief of our Army Is Chief of our land! Smite the glad cymbals! His motto shall be, "Stand fast and stand sure, ('ru' iy Ell'tcltie.'" Wave on the free winds, Old Flag, so long riven, On its sacred folds shine, Sweet stars from yon heaven! Flash, lightnings electric! Tell the nations abroad, This people, is led by The hand of the Lord. Beam, Sun of Autumn, \A" lii-re gleaners havocome, And slow wains are bearing The Harvest gold home. Smile, Moon of Hunters, And tenderly shed The radiance where slumber Our glorious dead. I! list, sword in your scabbord, For won is the fight; Grant and Colfax are chosen; So (iod speeds tha right. Jling, ye glad joy bells! Let enmity...

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THE STATE. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 27 November 1868

THE STATE. ('i)tr.Kiti.Axn l.orxTY.—rrot. ilimes , of Jlickiason college-, delivered a lecture at Carlisle, last Friday evening. Subject: "The physical properties of the atmosp here."'..." . A grand sociable was announced to come oil' last evening, by the Good Templars of Carlisle. Essays, speeches, music and the delicacies of the season Hon. William Line, one of the oldest and most esteemed citizens of the county, died at ('arlisle on Friday last, in the. K-kh year of his age The "Dental Association of the Cumberland Valley " AVIIS organized last Aveek, composed of Dentists of Cumberland and Franklin counties. Dr. Suessei'ott, of Chanibersburg. is ih" President. UEUKS COUNTY.- The: "Washington Fire Company of Reading will attend the inauguration ' of President (Jrant, on the 1th of March next. They Avill go full y equipped Measles arc raging among the youngsters of Hamburg... The Hamburg mills, which had suspended a short time for repairs, are tuny running full time Religious...

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gtilm Abraham's <$hty0. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 27 November 1868

gtilm Abraham's <$hty0. SLEIOHIXO iii Erie last Aveek. llAluusiu'isii passenger railway don't (lay. PLENTY of wild turkeys in Redford county. ALAHAMA giAc-s Grant about 4.200 majority. NEARLY IAVO feet of snoAV fell at (Quebec last Aveek. JOHN O'DoNNELLAvas found dead near JohnstoAvn. Cause—Avhisky. Timn'Y-FiVE thousand factory girls are employed in Lawrence, Mass. TAVO hundred lVnnsylvaniansare about settling in Carolina eo., Maryland. TnicncAv Rollingmillat Rethlehem, Pa., Avill haA-e sixty-tAvo heating furnaces. T/iEftE is (o lie a poultry SIIOAV at Horticultural Hall, Philadelphia , next month. AVE can alAA'ays tell Avhat sort of a wc>2 man a man married by the AV.-IV he treats the printer. LAST Thursday the rear wall of the noAV Methodist church in course of erection ill Altoonn, blew doAvn. A KKEED.AIAN in BaldAvin county. Georgia, has made oyer twelve hundred dollars from his crop this year. COAL declined 7"i cents per ton, in Ne.AV Vork city, on Saturday ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 27 November 1868

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 27 November 1868

PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY, BY BAUCH & COCHHAN, Northeast Angle Cfeitre Sqntre, Lancaster. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION. 1 copy, one year, 11.50 5 copies, {eaclt name addressed,) 7.00 Wcopies " " 13.00 15copte* " " 18.00 Wcopies " " 22.00 And $1.10 for each additional subscriber. FOR CH7BS, IN PACKAGES. 5coptf», (to one address,) t 6.50 Wcopies " " 12.00 Wcopies " " 16.50 ¦ X copies " " 20.00 And fl.00 for each additional subscriber. *»-AU subscriptions must Invariably be paid in advance. JOB PRINTING Of every description, neatly and promptly executed, at short notice, and on the most reasonable terms. *

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 27 November 1868

PROSPECTUS! "FATHER ABRAHAM" CONTINUED AND ENLARGED1 Letters of "Pit Sellwefflebreniier." OFFICE OF " EATIIKK ADBAHAM," 1 NOBTH-KAST ANOLK OF T'ENTRK SQUARE,J > LANCASTER , 1'A. ) Encouraged by a large number of our Kepublican friends in various parts of the country, we liaA-e concluded to continue the publication of FATHER ABRAHAM as a permanent institution. It has been considerably enlarged and otherwise improved ; it will continue to be an illustrated newspaper ; the very popular and amusing productions of "PIT SCHWEFFLEBUENNEB" will also continue, and we feel safe iu assuring the public that his forthcoming series of letters will bo quite as interesting as those of the past. The price of subscription will not bo increased—ONLY ONE DOLLAR AND FIFTY CTS. A YEAK, IN ADVANCE, for a single subscriber. We deem it unnecessary to say anything as to the political character of FATHER AURAHAM. The enthusiasm with which it was received everywhere during the meraoraWe campaign just ...

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THE VOTE OF THE CITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 27 November 1868

THE VOTE OF THE CITIES. We extract the folloAving from an extended list of the votes of cities prepared by a contemporary: Seymour. Grant. To:al. New York 107,601) 47,778 158,447 Philadelphia 5S . 744 01,2(52 120 000 Brooklyn 3H . 031 26,688 04,707 Chicago 17 2,16 22,425 30,081 Cincinnati 13,241 18,035 31,276 Baltimore 21,601 9,052 £0 ,6o3 St. Louis 13,438 10,136 29,574 Boston 12,235 15,331 27,566 San Francisco 13,607 12,194 25 . .01 New Orleans 23,897 276 24,173 Buffalo 7,587 9,198 17,75o Newark, N. J 8,410 9,316 17,726 Albany! H . 13H «>,228 14,309 Cleveland 5,739 7.890 13,629 Pittsburg 6,462 8,076 13,538 Detroit . 6,444 5,908 12,352 Milwaukee 6,993 4,967 11,960 Rochester, N. Y... 5,147 5,406 10,553 Louisville 8,874 1,407 10,281 HowHaven . Coun. 5,505 3,825 9,330 Troy, N. Y 4,990 4,305 9,295 Mobile 4,851 4,141 8,992 Jersey City 5,750 2,691 8,541 It Avill lie observed from this table that the cities near the sea-board, exposed to the greatest inmix of ignorant IUACI de...

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THE MAJORITY PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 27 November 1868

THE MAJORITY PARTY. At the recent elections, for the first time, the Republican party became the party of the majority. It has in New England nearly IAVO hundred thousand majority; in the middle States, including NCAV York, New Jersey, Maryland, DelaAvare, Pennsylvania and Ohio, sixty thousand ; in the Avestern States, including Missouri, over tAvo hundred thousand,, and, had the Southern States been so protected in the right of suffrage as to enjoy a free election, Grant would have had a majority Avith Virginia, Texas and Mississippi included—as it is, latest reports make about seventy-five thousand majority against him. The Middle and the Southern States, therefore, about balance each other ; New England and the Northwest roll up about four hundred thousand majority for the Republican party. There can no longer be any excuse for pretending that the Republicans are in the minority. They represent the whole peop le. They represent a poAA-erful minority at the South, and an ove...

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