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Bloomington Telephone (Newspaper) - January 22, 1881, Bloomington, Indiana It a a Quot a f k vol. 4. Bloomington ind., saturday january 22. /6%l no. 30. A ayoung men Abe republicans. In assigning caus#8 for the result of the late election none in More fre a a Quentlyn Given than the influence of the Young voter. It is. Estimated that More than three fourths of the Young men of the Northern states gave their vat Esto Gen. Garfield. It is not surprising. Young men know in spite of democratic orators stumps speakers and platforms that the democratic party is the party of slavery and slave holding it favored the Extension of slavery it opposed the War of the Union it opposed and resisted the great constitutional amendments. Gin the other hand they see in the Republican party the party that favored emancipation and the War. The Chicago times in speaking of the influence of these historical facts upon the Young puts it in the following forcible style. ,. A the children go to school the first Reader contains a portrait of Abraham Lincoln that kind and sturdy face never made a Democrat. On its simple pages in words of one or two stables is t61d the Story of his birth and death that store never made a Democrat. My in the pictures that Light up the geography Are the firing of fort pc Hunt a and the death of Elsworth pictures make no democrats. The first Page of the history contains a. Impre sensation of the surrender of Lee at Appomattox no boy gazes on that and Ever after avows himself a demo crat. To in horrors and sufferings of the slaves Are told the maddened blood that mount the boys Cheek is not democratic blood. La Mother who held the babe up to kiss the father As he hurried to the tap of his departing Reg Imet has not suckled a Democrat. The weary foot of tip Gray grandparent who. Watched the children while the wife was Bush has not rocked the Cradle of a Democrat the chair that the Soldier father never name Back to fill has not Beem climbed upon by democrats the old. Blue coat that his Comarda carried Back was Cut up for Little jackets but not on enclosed the heart of a Democrat. The babe he kissed crowed and crowed return but its unwitting and unanswered notes were not from the Throat of a Democrat., the tear soiled Camp letters which the Mother read aloud in the Long biter evenings while the boys clustered at hey knee did not Felt upon demo Ora tic ears. Or Tho. A Ourse of slavery Baa pursued1 the democratic party and has hounded it to in death. Therefore let indie and no Jipa will he found to say a a Rayer aver the grasses on its it would have been worse than a fools errand to visit Indianapolis for purpose of defeating Ben Harrison. Wise men never venture on fools errands. Local department a monday evening a very pleasant Church social was held at the residence of or. Bryan. A James a Morga Ryie teaching in the Rock port schools. A a or. Allison spent part of this week at Gosport on dental Feusi fess. A remember that january 31 stand feb 1st, the Wallace Villa Troup is coming a Walter Nutter of Martinsville spent sunday among his Many friends of this place. A a the Bedford Banner thinks they will need no town clock As Long As the saloons keep them. A according to the late census the population of Monroe county is 15,874. Of Indiana. 1,978�,32�. A Charles Perring formerly of this place has been appointed Deputy Post master at Worthington. A Adams express company have placed a. Wagon under the control of their popular agent at this Point Josh Howe. A a sir Joseph Hobo a spent part or this week at his old Home a Martinsville. Joe fisc other attractions up iii that direction. A it has been Ascar tailed that a Boyr can pull four times More weight in boys on a sled Ihetu he can Coal from the Back Yard. A As soon As the weather permits John Waldron will commence the or Keetion of a three Story Brick building East of the Post office. A a leap year is Over and the Superior courage of the male sex is evidenced already by the flood of marriage limit envious in the clerks office. A the room former Auy occupied by Saloon has been transformed into a paint shop. Buggies and carriages will be painted instead of laces hereafter. A senator Blaine is very anxious to reduce letter postage to two cents. We Hope he will succeed. Our delinquents will then receive two Duns instead of one a a last Friday night Wilburn Cronn was unfortunate enough to lose &800 in Cash. Wilburn will Likely Patera after our example hereafter Leavo his a Small change at Home in the Mabonga his Bureau. A Frank Mooi a Loo efficient Young Salesman of the South Side Trade Palace has procured a position in one of the leaning dry goods establishments of Louisville lie left monday to accept it. _ a the marriage of Albert wife Maud and Elizabeth Parks was sol Umpire last week at a Squire taters office. They did not allow the a slip twixt the cup and the lips to change their matrimonial inclinations. A last Friday night a thief decl used himself in prof coleus House avowed on robbery but in hiding Lef behind him suspicious Marks and was compelled to depart unceremoniously to avoid being captured. A at a meeting of the stockholders of the Bank last Friday night Walter , Nat Hill and John Waldron were re elected directors and the places of Redric Wylie and Ewing at Merton were filled by David v. Buskirk and Henry a Duncan. A still ice lies smooth. A mrs. Leroy Sanders is visiting at Stone fort ills. A right ride Down with care this kind of weather. A the Browning property on the Avenue is for Sale a the Price of oysters Fig gone up now fewer of them go a Rev. Mckinley of Franklin has been spending the past week in this City. A. A for the year of 1880 the sales of Hobson Mckinley amounted to Over fourteen thousand dollars. A a miss Mammie Ragsdale of bed a a Ford is spending a few Days in this City a a guest of miss a Young. A we Are indebted to Henry Rok for late Colorado papers. Henry in doing a thriving Busi uese at Gunnison City that state. A gee Adkins leaves today to take a position As travelling Salesman for Hawkins amp co., a Philadelphia clothing establishment. A again we request our friends to Send us local items that Mav come unit Dor their notice. Help us make the Telephone interesting. A we Call special attention to the published it to Speets it of tha Chiba gov Interior. For Good solid Reading the Interior has few equals. A the southbound train is often late caused by it being detained at Green Castle Junction so that connection May be made with the East and South. A monday Charley Robinson left for Louisville of accept a position As a travelling agent for the wholesale Boot and shoe establishment of Harvy Kieth amp co. A judge Patterson one of the most prominent jurists of the it the do so at High Home in Terre haute monday. At the time of his death lie was judge for the counties of Sullivan and Vigo. A the selection of mrs Taylor As music teacher m the Public schools is fortunate and the scholars and a rents i arc highly pleased with her work thus far music is now Piug taught in the High school department. A a it is a common remark among a a a a oldest inhabitants that the present Snow has staved with us longer than any for Many Yoars. It is slated that us much As eight feet has fallen since the 20 of december a representative Buskirk has been appointed on the judicial and educational committees. The latter position will give him Power to exercise in the interests of the state University that he would not have otherwise. A received from Clear Creek a poem no name goes where All nameless poetry goes in the wast Basket it is entitled this experience a this time As is always the Case More interesting to others than the victim but not. Interesting enough for publication. A a advice to a Young Man a by a a Blob Burdette last tuesday night was a grand Success. From 8 to it of clock a a bobs poured out his wit filled with wholesome advice which was Well received by the Large audience 3 present. The Hawkeye Man is always Welcome in Bloomington

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