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Forager, The (Newspaper) - October 1, 1896, Lake Mills, Wisconsin FOI3JLCKBI3. HEADQUARTERS TOM COX POST HALL Dtprtait AniUiarr of the Grand Armj of the Republic. IfCOHDAND FOURTH MT- V 1 e- V I 1 i- .1 t 'i .ip -i i ininli d B, WOLCOH MEMORIAL SERVICES AT QESU CHURCH AT- TENDED BY VETERANS. Pir.M Service Held in a Catholic Church. IN HIS MEMORIAL SEKMAN THK KKV. FATHER CALMER KEFKMS TO THK PIL- GRIM FATHERS AS THK TRtIK KXPO- KKLIO.IOUS AND POLITICAL OK COXDOI.CNCK SENT TO MKS. [From Milwaukee Sentinel.] Members of the E. B. Wolcott post and the K. 13. Wolcott Woman's Relief Corps, about 300 in number, attended ;i memorial service at the Gesu church on Grand avenue last evening. It proved to be the largest gathering-pres- ent on such on occasion in the history of the post, and the first time its me- morial service was held in a Catholic church. Just as the members were ready to leave the post room on Mil- waukee street, the following- telegram of condolence was sent to Mrs. Fair- child at Madison: "The E. post assembled to par- ticipate in memorial service, halts lonj I.N 111 I' w AS i i A il a Hi. hi IT "f I In1 I ate ifiieiMi .laliie- ha- a eat'i! whi.-ii i- hi-- v of i. feat inteie-i 11 :f j'.-i" rittcn bv 1'iv-i'leii! l.iin .'In lati- I'i. ;iiiil j'l-oii- i i-i i 'a-- !e- n- 1: Quincy, Ul, a Virginian by birth and personally known to prominent men of the Confederacy, ami also intimately associated with the President in his Western home. Already he had made several trips to Richmond (unofficially, of and .there was a chance that the nego- tiations would bear good fruit and tend to a speedy and peaceful adjustment of many questions by making both sides better acquainted with each other. At General Singleton's request Mr, Lincoln had given him a letter stating, in substance, that if Virginia or any of the Southern States would recog- nize the authority of tin- United States and elect Seuntors and members of Congress, such Senators and members of Congress would he entitled to take their seals. "Mr. said General Sing- leton referring to this letter, "when I go South I shall be asked how your promise in this letter can consistently stand alongside of your emancipation proclamation. What shall 1 toll said Mr. Lincoln, "1 have explained, and will now say again that I have issued that proclamation, and if it have any legal effect 1 have no power to recall it. If it have not any legal effect, it is of no consequence. I would not take it hack if I could and I could not if 1 would." He continued: '-My duty is simply to enforce (lie laws. I want to see these States and all tlicse people conn; hack and submit In tin1 Constitution, and then my duty is done. 1 am the executive part of the government, and when I have enforced the laws the other departments will relieve me of all responsihiliiv." On April M lie instructed General Singleton to "assuretin1 people of Vir- ginia thai he would favor tint return of the Stale into tin! Union with her gov- ernment intact, and the same on 1 In; part of the seceded Status." I cannot do everything at he said, "for 1 am impeded by I lie fact that everything is under martial law :it present lime. I von logo again, immediately, to Richmond ami reassure I he people." Secretary of the Interior, was present at t his illicit iew, and was to accompany General Singleton to Richmond. They look leave of the I'resident ami went out. together. Later in the evening going to join Governor Vates of Illinois ami other friends, with whom Ihoy were to make a party for supper, they wen- me! on the threshold with living rumors of tin; assassination of Mr. Lincoln at Kuril's theater. Thus were Mr. Lincoln's last, words those of peace ami kindness. the value of that me- mento of the time. Genera! Singleton ordered a case of gold, in one compart- ment of which, under glass, is llie card with its significant i'urlc Hint. R Dyopcptio Editor The Kditor of Hie Slielhy ville (Ky.) N'ews has a had ey.-e of dyspepsia am! this is the w a v la- publishes the fuel h> the world: turn hack ward, O lime in thy Ilighl: feed me on gruel again, ju.-t for tonight. 1 am so wearv of sole-leather pe! doughnuts and steak, oy-- lers that slepi in a walery hath. Uit- ter as strong as Goliah of Gath: weary of paving for wha! 1 can't eat, chewing up ruhher am! ealline; i( meat. Backward, turn backward, lor wears I am. give me a whack a uraml- mot her'.- jam; let me drink milk that ha- in-en skininii-il. :e! me ea! butler w h.-si. hair lias trimmed: let me "Her nioiv :ii: pit-, an i ihen I'll be I" i url up an iiie. Jaekacn'a Wilt, U, l ......1, i..1 Il in ill. i w il 1 n, n -tl -i v rt... Mr t.in. ,'i-l. in I 11.', i of J.i- t. i li.i.t o I. io ffl.ti '.V Mlijiii II. .f t hr -im I. ..ill
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