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Broad Ax, The (Newspaper) - October 26, 1895, Salt Lake City, Utah ASR HEW TO THE VOL. I. SALT LAKE OCTOBER 26, 1895. No. 9. of my personal wish that all men everywhere could be free The above letter is taken batim from The American Vol. page 250, by Horace It was written in reply a number of gentlemen of this the letter from Mf jn hare called into question the cor- the President wag 8eTCrely LINCOLN AND THE 9 COLORED SEVERAL weeks published in the BROAD Ax an from Mr. Lincoln's delivered 1858, wherein he showed his race and to the Since then several of the Utah newspapers and of our As a further proof that this distinguished President and the Republican party generally did not care for the tion of we publish the lowing which speaks for it- self- Aug. 22, 1862. Horace have just read yours of the 19th addressed to myself through the New York If there be in it any statements or assumptions of fact which I may know to be I do not now and here controvert there inferences which I may believe to be falsely I not now and here argue there be in it an and dictatorial I waive it in deference to an old whose heart I have always supposed to be to the policy I to be as you I have not meant to leave anyone in I would save the I would save it in the shortest way under the sooner the national ity can be the nearer the Union will be the Union as it If there be those who would not save the Union unless they could at the same time save I do not agree with If there be those who would not save the Union unless they could at the save time destroy do not agree with My paramount object is to save the and not either to save or destroy I could save the Union out freeing any would do I could save it by freeing all the I would do and if I do it by freeing some and leaving I would also do What I do about slavery and the colored I do because I believe it helps to save this and what I I forbear because I do not believe it would help to save the I shall do less ever I shall believe what I am ing hurts the and I shall do more whenever I believe doing more will help the shall try to correct errors when shown to be and I shall accept new views aa fast they shall appear to be true have here stated my purpose according to my views of official and I intend no modification criticized for not declaring the slaves all and contained a deep insinuation that the President was subserving to the interests of The on the next page of the same is a Pope's bull against the suggested the So the President de- and The preliminary proclamation of Mr. issued on the second day of 1862, in- formed the people of the rebellious that unless they submitted to the authority of the Federal the blacks would be set free on January 1st, 1863; that if all or any portion of the said states should thus the proposed proclamation would not apply to This is the fair and legal construction of the guage The proclamation issued January large portions of several seceded and also omitted Delaware and where slavery existed at the very to the same extent as in the more southern This proves conclusively to our the statement we have often that slaves gained their freedom through the fortunes of and not from any design on the part of the Republican even on January 1st, 1863." In this article we do not desire to detract anything from the ness of President That he was wise and we heartily He was a kind-hearted and one of the greatest of our honored But we have simply quoted from and the re- cords show that Mr. Lincoln was not an and is not en- titled to the credit of destroying slavery by or from his ex- opinion of the colored If he were living today he would not claim the as he was too honest a man to wear a wreath of glory that did not rightfully be- long to Thus again we that as time goes and the passions and prejudices of the civil war cool it becomes more and more apparent that the negro has been the political football of the lican party for the past thirty It is now the duty of the colored people to shake off this incubus of ignorance and aud read the history of the past with an im- partial judgment and act as progressive American in have since gained national Me was one of Carter Harrison's tical On the weit side of where the great tion of Chicago he the nomination of a Prank represent the interests in as against the powerful and man of great the Hon. John P. Finerty This fight is a memorable one in the political tory ot the more so because Lawler's chances of victory over p. w. THE above cut of Mr. P. W. by those who know will be pronounced a good It shows a well-balanced a face of great and just such a man in his own ular will always be looked up to as an excellent his ship comprising the traits of consideration and the very acme of In a he perfects his own and will be driven into line by no McCaffrey first saw the light of day in upon July 30th, 1859 His parents were not but they aged to give him a very liberal From boyhood he had a great desire to and had his mind as a upon He landed in New York before he was eighteen years of a stranger in a strange There he engaged in cantile pursuits until 1881, in addition to the cultivation of business he received a able insight into practical not alone in New York also the village across the The year 1887 found him in His political ex- as a organizer of made him Men whom he advanced by ing for them certain political such a man as Finerty were con- very ler Just after this great political Mr. through the sickness and death of his de- so as to drown the tions daily arising before him to go to Kansas then one of the most cities iu the There he embarked m the real estate and hotel working as for three for the well known firm of Messrs. James Morton of Kansas A man that can hold down a position in the great firm of Morton Sons for three years can never be called because Morton Sons will engage no one except he is strictly being ness men of the first water Leaving Kansas City he landed in Denver in 1890, and accepted the position of steward in the Markham In Denver he never took any prominent part in He made several speeches but that was Mr. McCaffrey arrived in Salt Lake City in 1891. His political career here is well His present as general ager of the United Democratic is an evidence of his ability as a and they are determined to stay by him until sunset of the 5th day of November 1EWSP4PERS
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