Athens Post
Athens Post
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Description: What A Kentucky Congressman Says

Date: January 12 1877

Newspaper published in: Athens, AL

Source: Madison Co. Library, Huntsville, AL

Page/Column: Page 2, Column 4

What A Kentucky Congressman Says
John Young Brown returned from Washington on Thursday night, to be with his family during the holidays. In an interview our reporter had with him yesterday as to the political situation, he said that the impressions in Washington is that Tilden will be inaugurated without a trouble or a trip. The Northern Democrats are thoroughly aroused, and bushels of letters have been received by Northern Democratic congressmen from their constituents urging them to firmness and unflinching demand of Democratic success. The Southern members are quiet but deeply interested spectators, pursuing a course of prudence and moderation, and awaiting the developments. On the other hand, Grant and the more ultra of the Republicans are bold and menacing evidently meaning war. Some hope, however, hangs on the conservative course of Conkling and others, while even Blaine is said to oppose, though not openly, the course of the Administration. Everything, then, depends upon the ANIMUS of the indignation meetings, especially the monster gathering proposed in New York. If these be pronounced and demonstrative, the Republicans will succumb; otherwise, they will attempt the inauguration of Hayes at any cost.—Henderson Sun.

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