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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 3 July 1868
I'll OFESSIONAL. TOHN B. GOOD, ° ATTORNEY AT LAW, Office : Xo. 6C Ea^t King.Street, Laucaeter, Pa. O J. DKKEY! . ATTORNEY AT LAW, OPFICK— SOUTH QUEEH Street, second hou«e btlo*w tin; " Fo-antainn In," LiaiCHSter, Pa. T~ V ~ LIVINGSTON, " O . ATTORNEY AT LAW, OI'FIOE—Xo. 11 NORTH "DUKE Street, west siJe, neitb-oi * the Court House, Lancaster,'Pa. Pi) . liAKEll, ATTORNEY AT LAW, OPFKE—With J. B. Livingston, NORTH DUKE Street, Lancaster, Pa. BC . KEEAD Y, t. . ' ATTORNEY AT LAW, OFFICE—With I. E. Hlester. NORTH DUKE Street, m-r.r the Court House, Lancaster, Pa. f lHARLES DENUES , ^~ V^ ATTORNEY^T LAW, OFFKK-XO.3 SOUTH DUKE Street,Lancanlei,, Pa. F . B A E R , ~~ . ATTORNEY AT LAW, OFFICE—No. 19 NORTH DUKE Street, Lancaster, Pa. WM. LE AM AN , ATTORNEY AT LAW, OFKICK—No. 5 NORTH DUKE Street, . Lancaster, Pa. T K. BUTTER,* O . ATTORNEY AT LAW, OFFICB—With General J. W. Jlsher, NORTH DUKE Street, Lancaster, Pa. EDGAR C. REED, ~~ ATTORNEY AT LAW, O-t-FiCE—No. M NORTH DUKE Street, Lanca...
m m w (ri'mtt and the Clergy. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 3 July 1868
m m w (ri'mtt and the Clergy. The Chaplain of Grain's regiment relates the following incident: When ut home he generally attended the Methodist Ep iscopal Church. While Colonel of the Twenty-first Regiment, he gave every encouragement and facility for seenriuff a prompt and uniform observance of religious service** , and was eenerally found in the audience listening lopr-'iii-hing. Shortly after I came into the regiment, ouv mess were one day taking then* usual seats around the dinner table, when he remarked: •' Chaplain, when I was at homo , and ministers were stopping at my house, I always invited them to ask a blessing at the tab!e ; i suppose a Uessing is as much needed here us at home; and if it is agreeable with your views, I should be glad to have yoa ask atltss' ng every time we sit down to eat."
V What Party Does the Retrenching. ' [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 3 July 1868
V What Party Does the Retrenching. ' Our Democratic opponents are constantly :rying out for retrenchiribnt and reform, but when it in proposed practically id enter- on the performance, of such work , the Democracy are nil*sing when their votes are needed. It i.s conceded that; iii'; affairs of the national iiiiniinistration aro conducted entirely underthe inspiration of Democratic influence. Every Department, but that of War, is controlled by the Democracy. The moment the war ended, Congress began to cut down public expense s , while General Grant lost no time iu imustering out large bodies of men. The last Congress so retrenched as to be able to reduce taxation *120,'*00 , 000. This fact is never allowed to see the light of day in any of our Democratic cotemporaries. Another singular fact is.that the present Congress has reduced the estimates for appropriations to carry on all the Departments of the <'overninent. The srrm asked by the State Department has been material...
A yew Paper. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 3 July 1868
A yew Paper. We publish the following prospectus as decidedly rich: I propose to start a religious paper on the gift enterprise plan. It will be devoted to c anclity and sewing machines, piety, politics and patent medicines. Subscribers for one copy of the Church Cancer will be presented with a box of petroleum paste blacking. This ia a veiy superior article , it will black boot* or staves, and may be used as a hair dye. (See testimony from leading clergymen, statesmen" tfticrtioUfrblacks.) Subscribers for two copies w:!i receive a box of sardines. Subscribers for ten copies will he presented with a pair of iron-clad Rpectaeh-s, with glass eyes, warranted to suit any age as well as another. Subscribers for twenty-five copies will receive a tilting hoop skirt and (\ tharble bureau with a mahogany top. Subscribers for live hundred copies will receive a nomination for Congress with a library consisting of a bottle and a pack of cards. Subscribers for tTthousand copies will be pre...
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 3 July 1868
j AN article is going the rounds of the press, stating that a child died at Temple Station, Berks county, from the effects of a locust sting. We are assured by a gentleman residing at the Temple, that there is no truth in the story, which was started by an irresponsible Copperhead paper published at Reading.
The Minister's Wife. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 3 July 1868
The Minister's Wife. A TALE OF WESTERN LIFE. One day, in early winter, my husband received a summons to Burke's settlement, to unite a couple in the bond* of wedlock. It was ( specially requested that his wi#e showl-d accompany him, as he would be expected to remain over night a*&*\ partake of the festivities. It was twejity miles to the settlement , and we arrived" afc the log house of Mr. Burke abouf noon.. A dozen tow-haired children were at yie door* awaiting our arrival. They telegraphed the news instantly. '"Maim, niarml lu-fce'e the elder and his woman. The're nothing but folks! She's got a man's hat on, and a turkey's wing in front of it; lus nose is just like dad's—as crooked as a cow horn squash." Alas for Mr. Morrison's aquiline nose, of which he was very vain. "Saml"' cried a shrill female voice from the interior of the cabin, " run out and grab the rooster, and I'll clap him into the pot. Sal, you quit that churn and sweep the floor. Kick that dodger under...
«¦/"« XHkeiWbat Father Takes. " [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 3 July 1868
«¦/"« XHkeiWbat Father Takes. " '* What "wMyPklake to drink?" asked the waiicix#Wr ^|Brig lad, who for the first timi$,.accompa!|jed his father to a And tde f&bSff'sfijKRfered as ' the history of several yomig men who, once promising as his own bri ght lad, had been ruined by drink, s' tarted up in solemn warning before him. Should His hope also be blasted, and that open-faced, noble lad beeop^L^mrden and a curse as they had UMn^^bBut for strong drink they woiffl^iave leen active , earnest ! prosperoMnMj^-M-B if it could wor k such : ruin upolvtffln ,MR his own lad safe? Quicker MM Mp ptEing these thoughts passed thKutek~JMLmind , and, in a mo-| ment , thejKMu^mhais made. " If the drinkhM *5eeTP^bishe« from that man 's home. The young lad , in his brief utterance, was really the representative of the generation to which ne belongs. God has so I decreed it, that, the father is the highest i authori ty in the world to his child. Who ! does not know that " My father sai...
Tlie Copperhead Standard Hearer. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 3 July 1868
Tlie Copperhead Standard Hearer. The Democratic Presidential candidate about to be nominated will bo the leader of tho entire party of rebels who lately attempted to destroy the American Government, in order to build upon its r.iins au absolute despotism and perfect system of I-.'.iunin .-da very in every State and territory, he will lie the candidate, and receive tlu: earnest and undivided support of the barbarians of Andersouville, and of tlie butchers of Fort Pillow; of assassins, hotel burners and importers of small pox *, of aH the organized gang of thieves, pickpockets, burglars and shoulder hitters throughout the country ; of perjurers, forgers, whiskey rings and bribed official* ; of gamblers, lottery brokers and gift swindlers; of the inmates of low groggeries, dens of prostitution, jails aud penitentiaries; of ignorant Irishmen made '* better citizens " by means of forged naturalization papers; of professional beggars and Italian organ grinders; of bounty junipers ...
Organize Kow! [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 3 July 1868
Organize Kow! Republicans of Pennsylvania! Remember that we were beaten in 1867 because our organization was neglected until tbe eleventh hour of the campaign, whilst the enemy were constantly at work, and thoroughly organized. We have in Pennsylvania a clear Republican majority of twenty-five thousand, but, to secure it we must poll our entire vote, and this can only be done by being thoroughly organized, and by constant work in every village and hamlet. Grant and Colfax clubs should be organized at once. The intelligent young men of the party must take the matter in hand, and canvass every ward, borough and township. We must ascertain our strength ip every district. Wholesome Repulflican reading matter should be placed within the reach of every voter in the State, and thus every doubtful man may be secured,* aud a glorious victory be made certain. . Again we say, organize now.
A Mean "Xif/oer." [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 3 July 1868
A Mean "Xif/oer." A friend who came from the West 0:1 ; Tuesday last called at the oflice of j FATHER ABRAHAM and related a most infamously disgraceful scene witnessed I liy himself on the train between Pitts- j burg and Lancaster. A number of j drunken delegates to the Five Points Democratic Convention were aboard, hailing from Kentucky, Ohio and Indidiana, and a few from Mississippi. They had with them a full blooded citizen "' of African descent, who was vean enough, not only to suck bad whiskey out of the same bottle with these filthy copperheads, but he also permitted them to embrace and hug him in the most affectionate manner, in the presence of respectable passengers, and in broad daylight! Of course the *•' nigger" was drunk also, which fact may furnish some sort of an excuse for the lasting disgrace which he S has brought upon his race by such social j familiarity with copperheads! 1 *ia
Darkies "Cheating" Democrats. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 3 July 1868
Darkies "Cheating" Democrats. A copperhead the other day comp lained of certain alleged election fraudcommitted by negro voters down South. Now that is decidedly interesting—copperheads whining about being cheated b\ poor, '* ignorant, uneducated plantation niggers!" If it is really true that the Southern darkies have succeeded in cheating retru lar copperhead politicians, the question as, to their fitness to handle the ballot with credit to themselves and benefit to the country may be regarded as settled. " The colored troops fought bravely, "' and the colored voters vote nobly!
<•• Co n#er vat ice" Soldiers! [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 3 July 1868
<•• Co n#er vat ice" Soldiers! The proper definition of a "conservative" soldier is one who never did hurt anybody, and don' t -rant to hurt anybody. No wondei tho "Conservative Soldiers' and Sailors' Convention" of Lancaster 1 county, held in tlii.-j city last week, was I a miserable failure 1 The boys who 1 fought under Grant intend also voting for 1 him.
NEW YORK! [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 3 July 1868
NEW YORK! I Special*T£?grams to Fa*h«r A'--roho»>.] I THK DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONTENTION. Tbe Delegates all 1>—Baxter street crowded—Caacus ttt.tfe* Five Points—JiMb-f oa aaad—Pickpockets—Peaille toa, Cbase, Bri-rkam Touaf, Jekaaoa I aad Brick Poaieroy—Sebweflebreaner \ Bobbed, Ac. Ac. I NEW YOB it, July 2, 1303. \ Delegates about all in. Baxter street crowded with strangers. Caucus at Five Points now holding and a majority favorable to Johnson for President, and Brigham Young for Vice President. [SECOM) DISPATCH.] NBW Yosc, July 2, 1868.—10 A. M. Telegrar*^ just received from Brigham Young, as follows : " SALT LAKH, July 2,1883. To PreiiderO of DiwocraKc Caucus : Can't think of accepting second posish under A. J. Self-respect and due regard for moral character and social position forbid such a questionable compliment. BmoHAM Yorxo. [THIRD DISPATCH .] ¦ " S'JCW YOBK, July 2, 1868—2ij P. M. Dispatch from Chase just received, accepting nomination for Vice Presi...
||a%r f^ra^ams jptys [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 3 July 1868
||a%r f^ra^ams jptys ON last Saturday ni ght, between 11 and 12 o'clock, in a Democratic saloon at Sixth and Benjamin streets, Reading, a young man named William Spotts was shot in the stomach liy a Democrat named Edward Murphy. It is said that he intended to shoot one Killian, and hit Spotts in a mistake. Of course he was in the usual condition of a radical democrat, which accounts for the mistake in hitting the wrong man. DAY' by day the Richmond Enquirer and Examiner reiterate-) its demand that Conservative employers shall discharge freedmen who presume to vote; and it asserts that it teels "quite flattered" by the denunciations with which its proposal has been visited b y some of the Radical papers in the North. Its programme, it says, is very simple: "Employment and no vote, or vote and starve." • So, boys! a final bumper, While we all in chorus chant—" For next President we nominate Our own Ulysses Grant!" And if asked what State he haiis from, This our sole reply shall ...
Forty One Hundred! [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 3 July 1868
Forty One Hundred! Wc put No. 5 of FATHER ABRAHAM to press this week with a list of Four Thousand One Hundred paid subscribers. No similar enterprise ever before met With such gratifying success. And the crj continues, daily, from all parts of the country. " We are coming, FATHER ABRAHAM," and ready for a hundred thousand more!¦» ¦ » To C ORRESPONDENTS.—We are almost overwhelmed with " Pennsylvania Deitsch." Some of the productions are very good, but owing to our limited amount of space, but few of them can be reached at alL It was our original design to furnish about onc column each week of this kind of matter, but the communications now on hand wouldmore than fill the entire paper. All arc laid by for more thorough examination, and some may ho reached bj - and by. ADF - MOCUATIC B AUOE.—We wouMsuiigesf. as an appropriate (Minpai^i badge for tin; copperheads of this Mate—a coffin ' pot.—Lanr.j.-:-ter Express. Wc object. A cofl'ee pot, under existing circumstances, might be ...
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 3 July 1868
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Copperhead Argument. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 3 July 1868
Copperhead Argument. As a specimen of Copperhead argument since the uonrtnatiou of Grant for President, we e«-py the following from a neighboring Copperhead sheet: " "Some time ago. General Grant stas^e*;ed to church, passed the hour of a*tviee in drunken sleep", and when the congregation were dismissed, attempted to walk out of a gothic window. Reaching his residence at last, he fell insensible on the door steps." Probably, when he penned this, the editor had been smelling of his favorite " red eye," and was in that happy condition when all surrounding objects took the shape of his own fancies, or, to use an old comparison, like thc squaw when she saw the whole regiment drunk.
Grant's Silence. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 3 July 1868
Grant's Silence. The Copperhead press abuse Grant be- I cause he says so little. We agree with the Harrisburg Telegraph that,in this age of endless talk and no work , for which so many of our public men are remark- able, wo consider Grant's silence refreshing. The great trouble iu our politics is, that our public men talk too much and do too little. Had the impeachment trial not been delayed for weeks by the Niagra of speech with which the Senate was drenched, the country would not have witnessed thc spectacle of the mountain of words laboring and bringing forth the mouse of acquittal. We have been afflicted with one President given to many speeches, or rather speaking the fame speech over many times; let us have a President who knows how to hold hitongue properly.
« v True. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 3 July 1868
« v True. ! j ' ; ' - Governor Andrew, of Massachusetts, three days before his death said : *; The j tendency of the hour is towards Grant. j And that is best. It is uot the ideal ' good. It is bad for the country that he i should leave his present post—bad for j him. the soldier, to try to endure the ; hard fate that awaits him in civil life. ! But it is the apparently best good the 1 country can have. And Grant is so ' sq^i n: ml J-om.-z a man that I believe, he | is bound to be in the right, in the main, any' ¦ where."