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ABRAHAM LINCOLN said : The great
thing about Grant, I take it is his perfect
coolness and persistency of purpose. I
judge he is not easily excited—which is a
great element in an officer, and he has
the grit of a bull-dog. Once let him get
his teed in, and nothing can shake him
THOS. B. COCHRAN
Of all the factious men we've seen,
Existing now or long since dead,
No one was ever known so mean
As him we call a Copperhead;
A draft evading Copperhead ;
A rebel aiding Copperhead;
A growling, slandering,
Vicious States' rights Copperhead
From him the decencies of life
Anil all its courtesies, have fled ;
Ile lives in fretful, factious striti;
A testy, touchy Copperhead ;
A negro ilaring Copperhead
A rebel cheering Copperhead ;
An unlearned, 'milked,
Oft spurned, oft whipped,
Doughtmed, cringing Copperhead.
When "Save the Union," was the cry,
Anil thousands fin. the Union bled,
The Nation's right he did deny
To save itself;—this Copperhead ;
A Son of Liberty Copperhead ;
A Golden Circle Copperhead ;
A scheming, lying,
Mean, Canadian Copperhead.
When Southern miscreants desigiwd,
Their helpless prisoner's blood to shed
Awl Libby prison undermined ;
Who then approved ? The Copperhead ;
The soldiers shooting Copperhead ;
The patriot hooting Copperhead,
The war abusing,
Crime excusing Copperhead.
Who scoffed at Pillow's bloody fray,
And Andersonville's murdered dead !
Who victory's hour did long delay ?
The traitorous, treacherous Copperhead.
The crime creating Copperhead;
Assassinating Copperhead ;
The strife exciting,
Death delighting Copperhead.
When widows mourned their lonely lot,
And orphan children wept their dead ;
Who said their just deserts they got?
The Northern rebel Copperhead.
The widow lihelltng Copperbe:cl;
The grief deriding Copperhead;
The false, conspiring,
Booth admiring Copperhead.
Nor woman's grief, nor orphan's tears,
Nor even a Nation's honored dead ;
Are sacred front the jibes and sneers
Of every brutal Copperhead.
Each church aspersing Copperhead;
Each Union hating,
Crawl to your dunghill, viper, crawl,
For General Grant with conquering tread ;
Marches to crush the thing men call,
In politics, a Copperhead ;
A Democratic Copperhead;
A vile fanatic Copperhead ;
A murder jeering,
Assassin cheering Copperhead.
[For FATHRR ABRAHAM.]
Titles are conferred upon persons for
some service meriting distinction and
honor, and are intended to mark the po
sition in Church or State of those upon
whom they are bestowed. In Church the
title of D. D. is conferred upon those of
the clergy who have proved their supe
riority in piety, learning and theology by
long years of service, study and experi
ence, while in the profession of law the
possessor of L. L. D. must be one of the
highest ability and success at the forum,
and deepest research into the intricacies
and most perfect familiarity with the sub
tleties of the law. Titles are supposed
to be marks of well-earned honor. But
of the numerous names which men in all
classes of society and grades of distinc
tinction possess, none are more honor
able or worthier of profound respect than
those of the soldier. From corporal to
general, the military title is a synonyme
of high honor. It marks the man who
has perilled his life for his country; it
instinctively brings to the mind fields of
bloody carnage, and pictures the soldier
amid the blaze of cannon, the shrieks of
shells, the whistle of minnie balls, and
the flash of bayonets. It reveals deeds
of immortal glory, of battle-fields his
toric, where the fate of nations was de
cided, and stamps those who won proud
names amid such scenes of thrilling in
terest as men entitled to the deepest love
of a people, especially when from the
brave ranks of an army they fought their
way, step by step, until from the cap
tured works of the enemy they plucked the
leaf or won the bright star of well de
served promotion. Military titles, thus
obtained, are of priceless value ; and it is
with feelings of contempt that we see
many men assume the insignia of honor
which they never earned. Every com
munity has its gingerbread generals,
bogus brigadiers and counterfeit colonels
and captains; men "who never set a squad
ron iu, the field, or the division of an
army, know no more than a spinster"—
who do not know the difference between a
fifteen-inch columbiad and a boat howitz
er, or the smell of gunpowder from the
last rose of summer. some before the
LANCASTER, PA., FRIDAY, JULY 10, IS6B.
war, perhaps, pranced on foaming steeds
at country battallions, where there was
more brass band, epauletts, red feathers
and whiskey than manual of arms, and
little boys, with signals of distress flying,
ran affrighted tit the snorting and cavort
ing of the " colonel's " horse, snuffing the
battle afar. What effrontery then, for
men who never heard a bullet whistle, to
steal laurels which glory wreathes only
for the hero, and to call themselyes by
titles which thousamis won only at the
price of blood and limbs, on such immor
tal fields as Gettysburg and the Wilder
ness. Public sentiment should strip such
jackdaws of their borrowed plumages, or
do as the animals in the fable when the
ass appeared in the skin of the lion.
EXTRACT FROM lION. 11. C. DEMING'S
Judged by his more words, Grant is
nothing; judged by his actions, he can
make no pretensions to brilliant genius,
to profundity of acquirement, to erudi
tion in any department in human thought.
Nature endowed him with a strength of
will, an equable temper, a sound, practi
cal, well-balanced understanding; and
nurture has contributed to developo and
foster these natural endowments. Prom
his West Point education he derived sub
stantial and useful knowledge, and the
edge and discipline which scientific and
mathematical study imparted to an intel
lect whose native temper was for hard
service rather than glittering display.
His experience in the Mexican war, in
frontier life, and in rough civil employ
ment, invigorated his practical resources,
familiarized him with the various phases
of American character, and trained him
iu the homely task of Americani life. His
hard labor in the civil war strengthened
and nerved the sturdy vigor of his under
standing and will, endowed him with that
self-reliance which can only be acquired
in its plentitude by the habitual mastery
of those diffieulties which are pronounced
insurmountable. His varied commerce
with the world, and the vicissitudes of his
career, have made him thoroughly ac
quainted with men, and lie is not easily
beguiled or deceived. Ife has that stout
independence of purpose which is not
pliant to the purposes of others. There
is in him naught of that vacillation or
oscillation which is fatal to all earnest de
cision ; but lie makes up his mind rapidly,
and forthwith bends every energy to the
execution of its irreversible behests.
This combination of endowments, ac
complishments, experience, have invested
him with that rare force and volume of
power which conquers and commands
success. He has strength of conviction,
combined with deference for the popular
will, and none of that inflexible self-suf
ficiency which discards the advice and
scorns the opinion of others. Justice is
with him a predominating attribute. He
is devoted to the right, without profess
ing any supercilious contempt for the ex
pedient. He is faithful in his friend
ships ; sincere in his professions ; superior
to all envy ; generous in his appreciation
and commendation of others ; truthful,
honorable, upright in all his dealings and
converse with his fellow-men; ardent and
tender in his domestic affections.
* * * * * *
No public man who has ever lived has
illustrated himself less by language,leither
oratoric or written. Grant must be esti
mated by actions alone ; for what he says
will never aid your comprehensions of the
man. He talks and talks well, but his
conversation reveals merely the surface
of his mind ; and what of genuine re
sources is in its,depths, you must invest
gate by the process I have indicated.
No one doubts that he has the tenacity
of will ; but I defy you to find satisfactory
proof of it in any of his, sayings. No one
disputes his patriotism ; but what ardent
harangue has he ever uttered ? No one
fails to recognize his manly friendship
for Sherman ; but it is not demonstrated
by the word or manner. No one disbe
lieves in his courage; but you will search
in vain to discover it from his utterances.
What there is in him as a warrior, you
must study from the way in which he
translated his thoughts into deeds ; for
you will never learn it by his speeches.
What of administrative power there is in
him, you must learn from the record; for
you will b e deceived by his professions.
'Meeting every emergency in the varied
control he has exercised over the turbu
lent States and disorganized societies by
the most appropriate measure of redress,
he yet disclaims ability to govern. He
is, in short, a man of action, and not of
words. He believes in the essential
equality of all mankind, ftnd that the
time is now for its embodiment into gov
ernment ; but we must learn this from the
zealous discharge of duties which con
tribute to that end, instead of from any
pledges which he has endorsed. He be
lieves that which is called the " policy of
the nation" should receive its direction
and guidance from the Legislative, rather
than the Executive branch of the govern
ment; but this is taught by his deeds,
and not by his declarations, unless it may
be inferred from the avowal. " No
theory of my own will ever stand in the
way of executing any order I may re
ceive from those in authority over me."
LIFE OF THE GREAT CHIEFTLIN
Mark Twain. ou Female Suffrage.
"Mark Twain " writes to his " Cousin
Jennie" on the subject of" Female Suf
frage," as follows :
There is one insupehible obstacle in
the way of female suffrage, i ennie ; I ap
proach the subject with fear and trembl-
in , r, but it must out. A. woman would
never vote, because she would have to
tell her age at the polls. And even if
she did dare to vote once or twice when
she was just of age, you know what dire
results would flow from " putting this
and that together" in after times. For
instance, in an ungarded moment, Miss
A. says she voted for Mr. Smith. Ifer
auditor, who knows that it has been seven
years since Smith ran f, r anything, easily
ciphers out that she is at least seven years
over are, instead of the young pullet she
has been making herself out to be. ,o,
Jennie, tins new fashion of registering
the name, age, residence and occupation
of every voter is a fatal bar to female
Women will never be permitted to
vote or hold office, Jennie, and it is a
luckly thing for me, and for many other
men, that such is the decree of fate.
Because, you see, there are some few
measures they would all unite on—there
are one or two measures that would bring
out their entire voting strength, in spite
of their antipathy to making themselves
conspicuous; and there being vastly more
women than men in the Stat, they would
trot these measures through the Legisla
ture with a velocity that would be alarm
ing. For instance, they would enact :
1. That all men should be at home by ten
p. in., without fail.
2. That married men should bestow
considerable attention upon their wives.
3. That it should be a hanging offence
to sell whiskey in saloons, and that fine
and disfranchisement should follow drink
ing it in such places.
4. That the smoking of cigars to ex
cess should be forbidden, and the smoking
of pipes utterly abolished.
5. 'flint the wife should have a little
of her own property when she married a
man who hadn't any.
Jennie, such a tyranny as this we could
never stand. Our free souls could never
endure such degrading thraldom. Wo
men, go your way ! Seek not to beguile
us of our imperial privileges. Content
yourself with your little feminine trifles—
your babies, your benevolent societies,
and your knitting—and let your natural
bosses f;.o the voting. Stand back ! you
will be wanting to go to war next. We
will let you teach school as much as you
and we will pay you half wages
for it, too, but beware I we don't want
you to crowd us too much.
If I get time, Cousindennie, I will fur
nish you a picture of a female Legislature
that will distress you—l know, it be
t cause you cannot disguise from me the
fact that you are no more in favor of
female suffrage, really, than I am.
General McPherson's Opinion of
The gallant General McPherson, in a
letter written but a short time before his
death on the field of battle, expressed the
following opinion of General grant:
General U. S. Grant I regard as one
of the most remarkable men of our coun
try. Without aspiring to be a genius, or
possessing those characteristics which
impress one forcibly at first sight, his
sterling good sense, calm judgment, and
persistency of purpose more than com
pensate for those dashing, brilliant quali
ties which are apt to captivate at a first
glance. To know and appreciate Gener
al Grant fully, one ought to be a member
of his military family. Though possess
ing a remarkable reticence as far as mili
tary operations are concerned, he is
frank and affable, converses well, and
has a peculiarly retentive memory.
When not oppressed with the cares of
his position, he is very fond of talking,
telling anecdotes, &c. His purity of
character is unimpeachable, and his pa
triotism of the most exalted kind. He is
generous to a fault, humane and true ,
and a steadfast friend to those whom he
deems worthy of his confidence, he can
always be relied on in case of emergency.
There has been a great speculation
among the country people in regard to
the cabalistic letters which have ap
peared upon the Wings of the locusts at
their different advents. Happily we are
now prepared to settle this question, for
the present, at least. It is this, the G
and C, so universally seen on the wings
of locusts hereabout, are the initials of
Grant and Colfax. This is a most startl
ing and wholesome revelation, when we
take into consideration the marvelous
revelations made by these singular little
insects in the past. In 1783 they ap
peared with a W on their wings, which
indicated the election of the illustri
ous Washington to the Presidency ; in
100 they wore an M, which predicted
the election of James Madison ; and in
1817, again an M, which indicated James
Monroe ; in 1834 it was pretty badly
mixed, owing to "Matty Van" and others,
but in 1851 they came out strong with a
P which pointed to Pierce, and now in
1868, the G and the C settle the question.
Hon , the Good Tempters Initiate
The following must have been written
by a chap who got drunk on lager beer
without knowing it would intoxicate. It
refers to a lodge of Good Templars. It
is a graphic description of an initiating
ceremony " as the writer understands it :
In the first place the victim for initia
tion is blindfolded, hands and feet, and
thrown into a cauldron of boiling hot
rain water and boiled for five minutes.
This is done for the purpose of clearing
his system of old drunks."
Ile ii then taken out of the cauldron
and by means of a force pump -, orged
with cistern water, after which a sealing
plaster is put over his mouth, and he is
rolled in a barrel four or five times across
The choir at the same time sings the
Cold Water Song.
lie is now taken out of the barrel and
hung up by the heels till the water runs
out 'through his ears.
lie is then cut down and a beautiful
young lady hands him a glass of cistern.
A.. cold water bath is then furnished
him, after which he is showered with
He is then made to read the Water
Works act ten times, drinking a glass of
cistern water between each reading.
After which the old oaken bucket is.
hung around his neck and fifteen sisters
with squirt gulls deluge him with cistern
lle is then forced to eat a peck of snow
while the brothers stick his ears full of
He is then run through a clothes-wring
er, after which he is landed a glass of
cistern water by a beautiful young lady.
He is then goredg again with cistern
water, his boots tilled with the same, and
he is laid away in a refrigerator.
The initiation is now almost concluded.
After remaining in the refrigerator for
the space of half an hour,
he is taken out
and given a glass of water, run through
the clothes-wringer, and becomes a Good
An old man of very acutehysiognomy,
answering to the name of Jacob Wilmot,
was brought before the court. His clothes
looked as though they might have been
bought second:handed in his prime, for
they had suffered more from the rubs of
the world than the proprietor himself.
" What business ?"
" None ; I am a traveler."
" A vagabond, perhaps!"
" You are not far from right. Travel
ers and vagabonds are about the same
thing. The difference is that the latter
travel without money, the former with
" Where have you traveled ?"
" All over the continent."
" For what purpose ?"
," What have you observed ?"
" A little to commend, much to censure
and very much to laugh at."
Humph! What do you commend?"
A handsome woman who will stay at
home ; an eloquent preacher who will
preach short sermons ; a good writer who
will not write too much ; and a fool who
has sense enough to hold his tongue."
" What do you censure ?"
" A man that marries a girl for her fine
clothing; a youth who studies medicine
while he has the use of his hands ; and
thepeople who will elect a drunkard."
" Who do you laugh at?"
"I laugh at a man who expects his po
sition to command that respect which his
personal merits and qualities do not
He was dismissed.
Courting Sunday Night.
We do love an effecting " some ;" one
that brings tears to eyes " all unused to
the melting mood ;" that takes one back
again to his "bread and batter" days,
when his own Angyline Was the ,crayest
gal in the world. After the author of
the following was smiled on by his affin
ity, he started to go away; the big dog
was chained, but broke loose, and tore
the gallyunt troubador and lover all to
pieces. Moral—Never write ponies or
go courting any gal on Sunday night, if
her pa owns a big dog:
I deerly luv the singing bird,
Anti little buzzin' B ;
Bat deerer far than all the world
Is thy sweet voi.2e to me.
(.) ! very deep is daddy's well,
And deeper is the see—
But deeper in my busum
The luv I bare for thee.
Then smile on me deer Angyline,
To make my heart feel light,
Chain the big dug and I will cum
A cortin Sunday nite.
DON'T SLEEP, GENTLEmEN.—A wide
awake minister, who found his congrega
tion going to sleep before he had fairly
commenced suddenly stopped and ex
claimed : "'Brethren, this isn't fair ; it
isn't giving a man half a chance. Wait
till I get along a piece, and if I ain't
worth listening to, go to sleep ; but don't
begin to snore before I get commenced ;
give a man a chance."