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FATHER ABRAHAM! [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 12 March 1869
FATHER ABRAHAM! EVEHYliODY BEADS IT! Make up your Clubs! TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION: 1 eor-y, one yssr $ 1.50 8 copies, (each name addressed,) 7.00 10 copies. " •' 13.00 16eopies, " ¦' 1800 J0«opl«s, " " MOO And $1.10 for carh aildttlonal subscriber. POR CLCI1S, IN FACKAUBS. 8 eoples, (to one atlrircw,) ? 6.50 10 eonies, " " 12.00 U copies, " " 16.50 SOsoptes. " " M.00 And ? 1.00 for each mldltlontil subscriber. 13? All subscriptions must invariably be paid in advance.
BRIGHT PROSPECTS [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 12 March 1869
BRIGHT PROSPECTS "Occasional," the Washington correspondent of the Press , in glancing through the political horoscope, says, " These arc the indications of the Present. They presage a future of unimaginable blessings—a Futuru which dated its best beginning from the inauguration of Grant and Colfax."
DON'T LIKE HIM! [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 12 March 1869
DON'T LIKE HIM! The Copperheads don't like the style of Grant's Inaugural—they don't like his Cabinet, and they don't like Grant. Well, they never did like the way he whipped rebels, and, of course, they don't like the way he skins Copperheads. They will have less cause still to like him before he is done with them.
THE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 12 March 1869
THE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT There is no reason to doubt that before the close of anotlicr week , Pennsylvania will liuve ratified the Constitutional Amendment granting the right of suffrage to every male citizen of the United States, without regard to race or color. A unanimous Republican vote, in our Senate and House of Representatives, will indeed be a glorious record for the great party of civilization and progress, and remove the last shadow of doubt as to the speedy adoption of the Amendment, by the required number of the States of the Union. The unqualified endorsement of this measure by President Grant, in his brief, but very significant and pointed inaugural address, means that this most wise and just Republican measure will be , and must be adopted, with as little delay as possible. Until this is done, there can be no final settlement for the great question at issue during the late war. It is too late for any one to talk about defeating this glorious and final meas...
SHERIDAN [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 12 March 1869
SHERIDAN One of the first acts of President Grant, was the restoration of Gen. Sheridan to the command of the department of Louisiana , from which he was removed by Andrew Johnson, because he would hold a tight reign over the rebels in his command. His return to Louisiana will thrill the whole Sosth, and will do more to give peace to the valley of the Mississippi, and indeed throughout the whole South , than any $vent since Seymour's defeat. People down there know well that the gallant Phil Sheridan is in "dead earnest."
HAVE PATIENCE [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 12 March 1869
HAVE PATIENCE Parties writing to Congressmen ought not to expect replies; their rooms are constantly filled with callers, and the mails are burdened with letters to them. Nearly all the correspondents are asking for information about offices, and until the Cabinet is complete, none of them can be answered. Our representative , Hon. O. J. Dickey, is utterly unable to attend to his large correspondence, and his constituents will understand why they do not receive answers to their letters as promptly as they may desire.
BRANTS CABINET [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 12 March 1869
BRANTS CABINET Secretary of State—KLinu B. WASH-¦VRXB, of Illinois. Secretary of Navy—ADOLPH E. BORIB, •f Pennsylvania. Secretary of Treasury—A. T. STBWART, •f New York. Secretary of Interior—J. D. Cox, of Ohio. Postmaster General—J. A. J. CRBSSWKLL , of Maryland. Attorney General— GEO. E. HOAR, of Massachusetts. No nomination made for Secretary of War, Gen. Schofield holding over. —Since the appointment of Mr. Stewart , an old law was found on the statute book declaring persons engaged or interested in foreign importation ineli gible for such an appointment, and after thorough consideration es to the propriety of a joint resolution exempting Mr. Stewart from the operations of said law, and to relieve the President and* Congress from all embarrassment, he promptly tendered his resignation, which was accepted. Hi , successor has not yet been named. FOUR of the Cabinet members are older than Grant, who is but 47. Mr. Waahburne is 55, Mr. Boiie 60, Mr. Stewart 46, Mr. Hoar, 52,...
A. J.-HLS FABEWaXI.-TiW^aWKTITB Hoc-.- - [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 12 March 1869
A. J.-HLS FABEWaXI.-TiW^aWKTITB Hoc-.- - On retiring from ttw office of President , which he has disgraced for nearly fitav years, Mr. A. Johnson Issued* farewell address, which, condensed, Is as follows: T» THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED ^B ATES ; The robe of office by consj^ntioiial limitation, this day falls from my shoulders. I have no ambition to gratify or part£ ends to subserve. I only desire to se« tits) constitution recognized and obeyed. I have been most ferociously assailed be* cause I have adhered to my policy, whieaV was obnoxious to politicians. This might have been expected, during. 1 a period of turmoil and difficulty upon tl || closing scents of the rebellion. Had I violated the constitution, I suppose I would have been all right with these politicians. But, I didn't, as I was sworn to defend the constitution. A mysterious Providence made me President, agreeabl y to the provisions of the constitution. Thus I became commander-in-chief of over a million soldiers. Inst...
OUR HAKRISBITW LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 12 March 1869
OUR HAKRISBITW LETTER HAHMMimo, March », iww. Dear father Abraham: The Legislature reassembled last evening, and the members have resumed their legislative duties. Hills on the Private Calendar were the order iu both Houses today, about four hundred of which were acted on, and upwanls of two hundred passed Anally. KTATUfc TO THADDEUS STKVKSS. In the House, Mr. Wilson, of Allegheny county, presented the following petition from the Represen:atives in Congress from Pennsylvania : Whereat, The National Llm-oln Monument Association of Washington, D. C, have resolved to place in said monument a collossal bronze statute of the late Tliadde us Stevens, one of Pennsylvaniau's most distinguished citizens. Therefore, The undersigned respectfully, but earnestly petition the honorable, the legislature of our 8rate,to appropriate to , said monument a sum sufficient to defray the cost of said statue. (Signed,) J. K. Moorhead, Wm. Koontz, J. M. Broomall, H. L. Cake, Chas. O'Neil, Leonard My...
- . . . JgHM NEW CABINET. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 12 March 1869
- . . . JgHM NEW CABINET. Parsons ! and PoWfcaj ftps* a • «e ^aaataaaaaaaa faak *"* The OaMaetof PrftttlatGrant Wssttftfly Mnounoea fcv UlafraTartavur \Utl0*> aurtu'»: VASBBTJRNE . Mr. Wafaburne, who succeeds Mr. toward as Secretary of State, has been hf ppn-Sress for eighteen years. He has reareteuted le Catena (Illinois) Bistrlot. and Wat an early and warm friend of his distinguished constituent. He has been noted in . 1fea Houas for his seal to promote economy in the public service, holding of late years a leading position upon the Committee of Appropriations, of which he has been chairman since the death of Thaddeus Stevens. Mr. Wasbburne has been, from his unvarying opposition to all schemes of extravagance and waste, denominated the " Watch dog of the Treasury." He will use his bestinfluenoe to make the administration economical in all Its branches. ALEXANDER T. 8TKWAKT. Mr. Stewart, Secretary of the Treasury, is . one of the most extensive merchants of New York. ...
NrfTRBSgllfti BEKEAYEMEST [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 12 March 1869
NrfTRBSgllfti BEKEAYEMEST The State Guard says that Mr. Joseph Lv BufAngton and wife, residing on Third street ""below * Chestnut , have lost three children within one week , through scarlet fever, and a fourth child , at last accounts, was on the brink of death. The first, Lilly, died on her birthday, Thursday the 18tb, aged ten years, and was buried on Saturday. The second, Ida, died on Tuesday.agedsix yearsandfour months. Just as the funeral cortege was about moving to the cemetery, yesterday, the third victim, George, died, aged eleven years and six months, and will be buried to-day. The fourth victim of this fatal malady was last night lying in a critical condition and momentarily expected to foUow theothers: A WnoLnsajuj KXwnriosjSkaetmg Scene: The four nagroa* ,'Rounoa\ Bailey, WBls, aad WfUon, asavksted of baring deliberately and brutally murdered the captain and mate of the schooner Brave, in the Chesapeake bay, with taedesign of getting posse sion of the vessel, we...
WASHINGTON NEWS AND GOSSIP [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 12 March 1869
WASHINGTON NEWS AND GOSSIP [CULLKD FROM VARIOUS SOURCES.] President Grant has directed the following military orders: Brevet Major General A. Terry assigned to the Department of the South. Major General George G. Meade is awigned to the Military Division of the Atlantic, headquarters at Philadelphia. Lieut. General P. II. Sheridan is assigned to command the Department of Louisiana. Major General W. S. Hancock is assigned to Dncotah. Major General E. K. ,S. C'anby is assigned to the First Military District. Brevet Major General A. (J. Gillem is assigned to his regiment. Brevet Major General J. J. lteynolds is assigned to the Fifth Military District. Brevet Major General W. H. Emory is assigned to the Department of Washington. The Inauguration Ball proved a failure , and so many participants lost their overcoats, hats, &c, and so few saw General Grant, or had any comfort or pleasure at all, that it is looked back upon with disfavor, and will probably be the means of endi...
PUKE " DEMOCRACY." [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 12 March 1869
PUKE " DEMOCRACY." Henry Clay Dean, in a letter to Stilson Hutching, says: " Democratic societies are organized in several of the Eastern States, and also in the Middle and Western States. I understand that the member* of these societies pledge themselves to vote for no man, for any office whatever, who la not In favor of the entire abolition of the present Revenue system, and who is not also in favor of repudiating the entire War Debt of the United States, except the pensions and bounties due the soldiers of the United States, and the support of the disabled Confederate soldiers who served In the ranks of that army." There is Democracy for you, pure and simple. How do you like it?
MORE YICTORIES [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 12 March 1869
MORE YICTORIES An election was held at McMinnsviOe, Tennessee, on Monday last, for Corporation officers, aad the Republican ticket was elected by a large majority. J. W. Mitchell, was elected Mayor. Desnioines, Iowa, on Monday elected a Republican Mayor over the present Demo- ; cratic iaVumbeat by 800. j At an election for Municipal Officers in ; Auburti, Maine, on Tuesday last, the ' Republicans carried every ward but one. , NEW HAMPSHIRE. j The State election in New Hampshire, j on Tuesday last, resulted in the success of ! the Republicans, as fallows: A REPUBLICAN GOVERNOR. A REPUBLICAN LEGISLATURE , by a large majority. A TVI.U REPUBLICAN DKLKOATION TO : CONORKKS. LARGE REPUBLICAN GAINS OVER LAST j YEAR. ! The good cause "marches on"— and so does John Brown's soul! '
THE CABINET. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 12 March 1869
THE CABINET. There is but one objection made by even enemies or evil-wishers to the Cabinet of constitutional advisers chosen by the President—that it is a body of comparatively untried men for their present duties. Let us remember , in answer to this , that it teas untried men who fought out the tear, «n(Z that it teas General Grant v:ho selected them. More than this, it was untried men from the people who led in the civil struggles. The trained old statesmen with the prestige and weight of years upon them—the skillful scientific soldiers whom West Point delighted to honor—all' went down, with here and there an exception, as iu the case of our own lamented STEYBNS , and the Lincolns and Stantons and Grants and Sheridans and Shermans arose. We stand on the threshold of a new political dispensation, and begin the administration of a new national policy—the management of the Government of the people by the people—and it is meet, and fit, and right that we start with new leaders....
STATE NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 12 March 1869
STATE NEWS. LEHIGH COUNTY.—The Free Methodists ofCatasauqua have determined to hold meetings semi-monthly, in the Town Hall The Lehigh and Susquehanna R. R. Co. are about to increase their facilities for carrying 'passengers John Tieman was arrested and put to jail for stealing apples and cakes. Cause he was hungry. Mrs. Wm. II. Ainey, of Allentowa, lost her gold watch The question of purchasing the Allentown water works, by the city is to be submitted to a popular vote The Register quotes prices at Allentown as follows : Flour, 810; wheat, $1.75; rye, $1.65; corn, 90c.; oats, 00c.; butter, 30c.; eggs, 25c., and potatoes, 81. BERKS COUNTY.—The extra meetings held in the Baptist Church of Reading, during the present season, have resulted in many conversions and additions to the membership of the church. The Baptists of Reading arc fortunate in having such an able and earnest christian man as Rev. George Frear for pastor PhiUp S. Mathias, of Earl township, committed suicide by h...
MARRIED [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 12 March 1869
MARRIED MAHTIK—LONG. On the 29th ult., by the Rev. L. C. Ratter, Samuel Martin to Annie K. Lena, both of Drumore. RBAM—DILLBR. On the 93d ult., in New Holland, by the Rev. J no. W. Hassler, Geo. W. Ream, of Orrville, Wayne county. Ohio, to Maggie A. DMler . of New Holland. Q OCRVATJBB—SMITH. On the 2d last., by Kev. J. V. Eskert, John O. Gochnaoer to M*# y J. Smith , both of Pnovideao* tawaship. BpaaUV4r-MYxa. Oa tha 4th inst, by th* Rev. A. H. Kramer, Klam Z. Bushong to Hettle Mysr, both of Upper Leaeock, aoKDBR—ZOOK. Oa the 4th Inst., by Rev. H. R. Saayd, J. G. Gender to Amelia M. Zook, both of Straaburg, Lancaster county.
DIED [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 12 March 1869
DIED CLABK. Oa the 4th last, la this city, Fannie A., daughter of Kdwia and Mary A. Clark, aasa 17 years , » months and 1 day. Gaioaa. On the 4th inst, in this city, XUshe Oelger, in the 82d year of his age. ' FHIOK. On the same day, in this city, John, sea of John and EUsabe th Priek, aged 19 years s**d; % months. HILL, Oa the 8th hut, in this city, Bebeeca, Wile of Wm. Kill, in the 44th year of her age. *• S BBBXBIV. OB the M inst, at Columbia, Pa., afmBa*aecaRberUla,aged7t years and 38 days. , TAYboa. OB the aa taat . athto msJdsaes, •UkTS&lZ?*?* W#ri *' ** ftav to *• 8} 1} 9 4} Q $ $ $£§ &- To TH * WOSKIHO CLASS : I am now prepared to furnish all classes with constant employment at their homes, the whole of the time, or for the spare moments. Business new,light and profitable. Fifty cents to 86 per evening, is easily earned by persons of either sex, and the boys and girls earn nearly a* much as men Great Inducements are ottered those who will devote the...
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Father Abraham — 12 March 1869
j J>ry Goods. | THOS7 J7 WENTZ, ' Having purchased of Charles E. Went* and ] Henry C7 Went*, their interest in the Arm of WENTZ BKOTHKRS . now offers the Immense stock of DRY GOODS, CARPETS, OIL CLOTHS, NOTIONS, GLASS AND QUEENSWARE, At the Lowest Possible Prise*, in order to reduce I his stock. Havlag a large stock of DOMESTIC j OOODS, on hand, purchased before the late ad - ! vance. he offers them at the Old Prices. Calli one*, Muslins, sheetings, Shirtings, Ticking*, Cheeks, and all Housekeeping Uoods. I Sold at Inducing Low Prices. ' He call* special attention to tha Glass and ! Queensware Department. TH*W. J. WENTZ, Successor to Went* Brothers, i Sign of the lice Hive, No. S East King street, I lancaster, Pa. [tebMB-ly i SPRING, 1869. iGLASSWARE. KBRNCH, CHINA AND ENGLISH 1 GRANITE WAUK, ' Now opening at I IIAGER & BROTHERS. I BEST QUALITY i BOSTON & PITTSBURG GLASSWARK , | purchased direct from the Manufacturers. I Engraved, Cut and Pressed Table Tum...