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Speech of President Johnson to the Soldiers and Sailors
(Column 4)Summary: Upon receiving the news that the President had directed the heads of Departments to give preference in appointments and promotions to soldiers and sailors, a crowd of servicemen marched to the White House where they proceeded to serenade Johnson in appreciation of his decision. Following the group's display of gratitude, Johnson addressed the soldiers, lecturing to them about the current state of affairs in the country and the need to restore the union.
President Johnson's Speech
(Column 1)Summary: The editorial praises the President's speech as a "most able and popular defense of his policy of the reconstruction of the Union," and then proceeds to assail the Republicans for their efforts to subject the country "to a tyranny worse than that of Imperial Rome in its worst day, or of France during the reign of terror."The Influence of the President's Policy upon the Future of the Country
(Column 1)Summary: After asserting the exactitude of Johnson's policies, the writer justifies his position by contending that they enjoy the popular support of the people and, for that reason, they cannot be wrong.The "Situation"-All's Well
(Column 2)Summary: With the election season approaching, the Republicans are beginning to get anxious, asserts the article. With everyday, it continues, the prospect of their gubernatorial candidate winning looks more bleak, and, as a result, they are "getting terribly scared, and are frantically crying aloud for 'organization.'"The Negro and the Mechanic
(Column 2)Summary: Using an extract of a speech given by Thad Stevens, in which he compared the contributions of blacks during the war to whites, as proof of his disdain for white workers, the piece castigates the Senator for his conviction that the services of blacks were "greater than those of the men who bore the brunt of the fight for the Union."First Fruits
(Column 3)Summary: In celebration of the recent passage of the Civil Rights Bill, blacks in Norfolk reportedly took to the streets of the city where, the article alleges, they attacked scores of whites, assaulting and beating them in an effort, the piece sardonically notes, "to show their capacity for citizenship."
Origin of Article: Patriot and Union[No Title]
(Column 4)Summary: In an effort to remove government officials aligned to the radical faction of the Republicans, relates the article, the President has dismissed several prominent office-holders in the state and replaced them with his loyal supporters.[No Title]
(Column 4)Summary: The article recounts the Legislature's decision, just prior to adjournment, to approve an increase in salary for the governor and several state officers.A Negro for Mayor
(Column 5)Summary: Recounts the move by Radicals in Madison, Wisconsin, to run a black man in their city's mayoral contest, in an effort to test the new law mandating "negro equality."Amalgamation as Seen in the Dancing Halls in Boston
(Column 5)Summary: In dance halls in Boston, reports the article, black men and white women regularly engage in lewd conduct, creating a scene which it describes as "revolting in the extreme" to people "accustomed to respectable society." The cause of the "disgusting" behavior, writes the author of the piece, is "the theory of negro equality."Propositions Agreed Upon by the Reconstruction Committee
(Column 6)Summary: It is reported that the Joint Committee on Reconstruction approved a series of resolutions on April 28th, including a Constitutional Amendment that prohibits states from making or enforcing laws "which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens," and a bill declaring certain individuals ineligible to hold office as a result of their actions during the rebellion.
Origin of Article: Associated Press
Local and Personal
(Column 1)Summary: A copy of the report of the commissioners appointed to adjudicate the losses suffered by the residents of Chambersburg as filed in the Office of the Auditor General of the State. The value of the real estate and personal property destroyed, in aggregate, amounted to $1,628,554.05.Local and Personal
(Names in announcement: Elizabeth Aughinbaugh, Josiah Allen, Peter Ackerman, S. M. Armstrong, Ed Aughinbaugh, James C. Austin, Roland Austin, Solomon Allison, Sol (Guar) Allison, Isaac Allison, Mary B. Ackerman, Mrs. J. H. Agnew, Jane Anderson, James Aughinbaugh, John T. Ayres, Maggie Anderson, John Armstrong, James M. Brown, Mrs. Jane Blood, E. Pervince, Jacob Brand, Brand & Flack, Samuel Brandt, James L. Black, Charles H. Bush, Dr. William Boyle, Dr. William Boyle, Admiral T. J. Wright, Christian Buckhart, Burkhart & Henshey, John M. Brown, George W. Brewer, Margaret Brown, M. E. Bechtol, Maria Burns, Andrew Banker, Isabel Butler, Henry Bishop, Joseph Bouman, Mrs. Peter Brough, E. J. Bonebreak, Rebecca Bechtol, George W. Burk, John W. Brown, Maria Burke, Viola Buchanan, C. Bard, John A. Brough, Edward Boyd, Jacob S. Brown, Peter Bruno, Sallie L. Bredin, John Bickley, Frederick Bitch, George Branor, M. J. Barnitz, Martin Brown, Mrs. Robert Bard, George Balsly, J. S. Brown, William Bender, Simon Brannon, George Bitner, John Burkholder, Burger & Ressnor, Carl Bricknor, Susan Biggs, John A. S. Creamer, Benjamin Chambers, Ann Clark, Elizabeth Clark, Mrs. F. S. Culbertson, John Croft, George ChambersSr., Edmund Culbertson, Holmes Crawford, John M. Cooper, Rev. D. T. Carnahan, Charles Croft, Anna Cook, John Cree, Charles Cressler, George H. Curnnan, Helen Chambers, Camp Chambers, S. B. Chambers, Samuel Cooper, Eliza Cosgrove, Martin Cole, W. H. Cunningham, John Culbertson, Abraham Caufman, Mary Corbin, J. B. Cook, Benjamin H. Cook, Ellen C. Cook, Sarah Chambers, A. R. Cook, Hannah Cooper, Washington Colson, Thomas Carlisle, Thomas M. Carlisle, William Cingston, Jeremiah Cook, Emma C. Cook, Thomas Cook, William B. Cook, Richard Cook, Clara Y. Cook, Jacob Coover, Isaac Craig, Lyman S. Clark, Eliza J. Collins, William Cunningham, Elizabeth Craig, Dr. Culbertson, Susan Davis, Calvin Duncan, S. L. Dechert, The. Dillman, Mrs. L. W. Douglas, J. Wyeth Douglas, David Davis, Elizabeth Dorty, John Doebler, John H. Dittman, Frederick Dittman, Augustus Duncan, Robert S. Davis, Rev. P. S. Davis, Joseph Decklemayer, Adam Diehl, Mrs. Sarah Denig, Jacob L. Dechert, Elizabeth Dunkinson, Bar. Decklemayer, Hugh B. Davison, Hannah Davis, Rebecca Davis, Mary Dangerfield, John Diggs, Peter S. Dechert, Benjamin Duke, Charlotte Davis, Mrs. Margaret Dutton, Catharine Duncan, William S. Everett, Louisa C. Eckert, Mrs. S. C. Eyster, Philip Evans, George Eyster, James C. Eyster, Framl Elliott, Solomon Ely, Joseph Eckert, Henry Embich, Edward C. Eyster, Andrew Elder, Samuel Etter, Jacob Eby, Mrs. M. M. Eyster, W. F. Eyster, Edward Etter, J. Allison Eyster, Lewis Eyster, Andrew Elker, G. Augt.. Eyster, William H. Embich, James G. Elder, Christian S. Eyster, Wilber F. Eyster, Charles W. Eyster, David Eby, David M. Eiker, Lewis H. Eberly, William Forbes, Joanna F. Fry, A. C. Finnafrock, Alex. Fahnestock, John Freisehcorn, Peter Feldman, Jacob N. Flinder, John Forbes, George Flora, Fahnestock, Marx Fellheimer, S. R. Fisher, Josiah W. Fletcher, Mrs. T. L. Fletcher, John Fisher, Peter P. Fuchs, Christ C. Foltz, Emanuel Flagel, Anna M. Flinder, Christian Flack, Jane Feld, Alonza Fry, Moses A. Foltz, George Foreman, Alexander Fritz, Catharine Foltz, Lizzie Frank, Eph. Finnafrock, Jane Fillkill, John D. Foster, Mrs. B. A. Fahnestock, Margaret Fogle, Rebecca A.. S. Fisher, Michael Grove, Henry Greenawalt, Nicholas Gerbig, S. F. Greenawalt, Margaret Graham, David Glass, William Gelwix, Elmira Grove, Edward Grove, John D. Grier, Cyrus Gordan, Gillan, Frank M. Gilmore, W. Blair Gilmore, Daniel O. Gehr, Misses Denny, Moses Greenawalt, Margaret Goettman, John A. Grove, George Grouce, Mrs. M. K. Gilmore, Mary Gillan, Julia Grove, John M. Gilmore, Miss J. K. Gilmore, Miss L. Gilmore, John Goettman, John Geyer, J. Mont. Gelwix, N. Pearce Grove, James B. Gillan, Catharine Grouse, Mrs. E. Goettman, John R. Gelwicks, Peter Gruse, Louisa Gates, Eli Gates, Eliza Guthrie, Hastings Gehr, Mary Grove, Mary Heid, F. T. Hockenberry, Jacob Hoke, H. E. Hoke, William Heyser, Martin Hoover, David Hoover, Ann Hoover, Elizabeth Hoover, Rebecca Hoover, Abraham Hull, W. H. Hockenberry, B. Y. Hamsher, John Huber, Carrie Hetrick, Charlotte Heck, Jacob Heckman, John R. Hutton, Jacob Hutton, William Hutton, M. E. Houghtlin, Heyser & Cressler, William Heyser, Miss E. P. Heyser, Miss M. P. Heyser, Mrs. M. Humelsine, Mary Hasson, Miss M. M. Harper, Hanna Heil, B. B. Henshey, James Hamilton, Huber & Tolbert, John T. Hoskinson, Isaac Hutton, Catharine Harkens, Cornelius Hunting, Hiram H. Hutz, Adam B. Hamilton, David Heidler, D. L. Hoffman, Lewis Heck, Huber, Daniel Harmony, Abraham Huber, Mrs. S. Hershberger, Mrs. Sarah Houser, B. Franklin Hutton, William Huber, Benjamin Hird, H. R. Hershberger, Lemaster, Jacob Huber, Jacob Henninger, Frederick Householder, Conrad Harmon, Miss H. HershbergerM, Eliz Hullinger, John Heckman, Mary A. Hill, Jesse Helm, Joshua J. Hutson, P. Hamman, Sarah Ann Holden, Mrs. A. E. Jordan, Mrs. Duffield, John D. Jacobs, John Jeffries, J. A. Jacobs, Eli Jones, J. W. Jones, William Jones, Louis Jackson, Kitty Johnston, Catharine Johnston, Benjamin Jefferson, Mary Jack, F. M. Kimmel, Rebecca Kirby, Benjamin Kohn, Mary Keyser, Hiram C. Keyser, Andrew Klee, Catharine King, John P. Kieffer, M. Kieffer, Michael Kuss, James King, T. B. Kennedy, Rosanna Kocher, Miss R. E. Kremer, George Kindline, John Kindline, Mary E. Kauffman, Margaret Kell, Joseph Kline, John Kelley, Jon A. Lemaster, George Lehner, Mrs. C. E. Lindsey, Mrs. Fran. Lindsey, Dr. John Lambert, Steph G. Lightcap, Henry Lochelm, George Ludwig, Bruce Lambert, David B. Little, Rachel Little, Susan Huff, Mrs. M. J. Ligget, O. N. Lull, Dr. H. Laugheim, Lambert, Soph. Ludwig, T. B. Luther, David M. Leisher, Sarah H. Lane, N. F. Little, Isabel Lewis, Dr. Samuel G. Lane, Daniel London, Tarleton Logan, Evaline Lewis, Sadie Levan, William H. McDowell, Andrew McElwaine, J. S. McElwaine, McClure & Stoner, Alex K. McClure, Jeremiah Miller, John Miller, Charles F. Miller, Miller & Forbes, Metcalf & Hiteshew, Louisa McClellan, Nancy McClellan, Miller & Croft, Dr. J. S. R. Maurer, John P. Miller, James McGeehan, Alexander Martin, Henry Monks, Mrs. A. M. McKesson, Peter McGaffigan, John N. McDowell, Andrew Miller, William C. McNutty, Daniel Miller, John Mull, Henry McGinnity, J. Miller, Conrad Miller, Upton Moore, David Martin, Jacob Miller, William T. Matthews, Mrs. M. Montgomery, Dr. J. Montgomery, James Montgomery, Emma McPherson, William G. Mitchell, Margaret McClure, A. H. McCulloh, John McClintock, William McLenagan, Sarah Miller, Matilda Miller, Charlotte Minnich, John McClintock, G. R. Messersmith, Mary Myers, Mrs. M. McKnight, Andrew Mitchel, Louisa Mitchel, William H. Mervine, Samuel Myers, miss M. A. McFeeley, R. S. Monthomery, Mary Melvin, R. A. McClure, Caroline Morgan, Josesph P. McClintock, Sarah Mills, Elizabeth Morgan, Dr. J. A. Maxwell, Edward Minnich, Nancy Minnich, Vincent McCoy, John Noel, T. Jefferson Nill, Benjamin F. Nead, L. C. Nitterhouse, Nute & Ritter, Jacob S. Nixon, Mrs. W. K. Noel, Rev. A. K. Nelson, Mrs. S. T. Nixon, Louisa Nelson, Nancy Norris, Elizabeth Norton, Christian Oyster, Samuel Ott, Margaret Owen, David Oaks, Fanny Ott, John R. Orr, Sarah Ober, Jeremiah Oyster, Jacob Overcash, Samuel Perry, William F. Paxton, Dr. George F. Piatt, John C. Palmer, Philip G. Pfundt, Elizabeth Pervard, Peiffer & Foltz, Nathan Pearce, Jane Palmer, P. Henry Peiffer, George Parvin, C. R. Pisle, John Pickle, Kate Phenicie, PHilip Peiffers, Benjamin Pulpress, Philip Peterson, Edward Proctor, William G. Reed, S. Reynolds, B. A. Radebaugh, Sylvia M. Royston, Dr. J. C. Richards, Elihu Reid, A. Elizabeth, James G. Ritter, Wilson Reilly, Dr. J. K. Reid, Christian Remp, John Reilly, James Rea, James Ross, Jeremy Rhodearmer, Rebe Robinson, John H. Reed, C. S. Radebaugh, Daniel S. Reisher, William H. Rea, John Reasner, Benjamin Rhodes, Augustus Reinaman, Charles Ridgely, Rhodes & Kyler, George Ringle, Eliza Reed, Mrs. A. B. Robinson, Samuel D. C. Reid, J. W. Reges, Rev. H. Reeves, William Rupert, Daniel Rapp, John Reasnor, Caroline Rope, George A. Rodgers, John Robinson, Reb. Robinson, Elizabeth Roth, G. O. Seilhammer, George Stenger, Shilito & Son, Dr. J. L. Suesserott, Frederick Spahr, Andrew J. Sultzer, Frank J. Snider, Joseph Stouffer, Abraham Sheely, William S. Stenger, Sarah Stouffer, Sarah A. Stewart, Alice Smith, Amelia Smith, John Stewart, Rev. H. S. Schneck, Isaac Stine, Esther Stine, John C. Struth, Dr. W. H. Schlosser, John K. Shryock, Samuel S. Shryock, Dr. I. N. Snively, Shaffer & Stuart, Jacob (Cop) Snider, Henry Sierer, Jacob Spangler, Mrs. S. Stevenson, J. F. Smith, Mrs. M. Senseney, Charles Snyder, Shoeman & Miller, Anna M. Snider, Julia Snider, Joseph Sierer, Henry S. Shade, Henry Strickler, John Schofield, A. M. Snively, Magdalena Swartz, Reb. H. Snively, L. A. Shoemaker, Mrs. M. Shoemaker, Ann Shaffer, P. W. Seibert, Christian Stouffer, Eyster & Stouffer, William C. Seibert, Josiah Schofield, David Simmers, George Smith, J. W. Schlosser, Nicholas Suider, Catharine Suider, Catharine Smith, Allen Smith, J. Fletcher Seibert, Mrs. R. S. Smith, Henry Sweitzer, Jacob Shaffer, Cyrus Spreecher, William K. Seigrist, Henry Stoner, Dr. A. H. Senseny, S. M. Shilito, Noah Schlosser, Charles Smith, Julia A. Stanford, Diana Stevenson, Peter Slater, Jacob Sellers, George W. Snider, David L. Taylor, Charles H. Taylor, Mrs. A. E. Taylor, Robert Tolbert, Mary Troutman, William H. Tome, William H. Tritle, L. W. Tritle, L. Winter Tritle, Susie B. Thompson, Daniel Trostle, Louisa Taylor, Austen Tyler, Mary Thompson, A. M. Trimmer, Samuel Uglow, Jacob Vance, Adam Wolff, Bernard Wolf, Elizabeth White, Richard Woods, J. George Wolf, Daniel Washabaugh, Samuel West, Barnet Wolf, H. B. Winton, Mary Jane Work, Samuel Worley, John West, Mrs. M. Whetstone, Eliza Wolfkill, U. Washabaugh, A. J. White, H. M. White, A. J. White, Hiram White, James Watson, George Watson, Miss M. E. Wark, Joseph Wolfkill, James Watson, George W. Welsh, Mathew Welsh, Dr. Frederick Walk, William Wallace, William Wallace, E. W. Wallace, John Weicht, Elizabeth Williams, Rachael Wright, Hannah Wolland, Nancy Wenger, Lavinia Willard, Arianna Yoe, Miss Mar. Zimmers, William Zimmerman, Benjamin Zook, Benjamin Zerger)
(Column 3)Summary: In the last session of the Legislature, a charter was granted to Messrs. J. B. Danner, Charles Horner, Samuel Small, D. McConaughy, D. O. Gehr, George Arnold, Henry Kauffelt, E. Cooper Sharples, Jacob Mickley, A. K. McClure, William Riddell, F. S. Stumbaugh, John A. Fowler, R. D. Barclay, Ed. McPherson, and George Weistling, or any of the five of them, for the construction of a railway line from Gettysburg to Chambersburg. The capital stock for this endeavor is to consist of ten thousand shares of fifty dollars each, the article reports. Additionally, the charter confers upon the company the right to build internal roads to mines and quarries.[No Title]
(Names in announcement: J. B. Danner, Charlie Horner, Samuel Small, D. McConaughy, D. O. Gehr, George Arnold, Henry Kauffelt, E. Cooper Sharples, Jacob Mickley, A. K. McClure, William Riddell, F. S. Stumbaugh, John A. Fowler, R. D. Barclay, Edward McPherson, George B. Weistling)
(Column )Summary: Reports that the body of an unknown man was found in the barn of Michael Butt on Old Campbellstown Road. It was determined by Esquire Davison that the man died of natural causes.Married
(Names in announcement: Esquire Davison, Michael Butt)
(Column 4)Summary: On April 15th, William Piles and Mary Mason were married by Rev. J. B. Jones.Died
(Names in announcement: Rev. J. B. Jones, William Piles, Mary Mason)
(Column 4)Summary: On April 27th, Edwin Dyson, son of Rev. Franklin and Mary A. Dyson, died. Edwin was 15 months old.Died
(Names in announcement: Edwin Dyson, Rev. Franklin Dyson, Mary A. Dyson)
(Column 4)Summary: On April 22nd, Henry A. Smith, 26, died at the residence of Joseph Kennedy.Died
(Names in announcement: Henry A. Smith, Joseph KennedyEsq.)
(Column 4)Summary: On April 21st, David Black, 33, died suddenly.
(Names in announcement: David Black)