Monday, August 8, 2022

23 Benjamin Harrison

President William Henry Harrison's grandson was adamant: "I am the grandson of nobody. I believe every man should stand on his own merits.”  Benjamin Harrison may have had a famous name, but he started a law practice from scratch, volunteered to fight in the Civil War, and lost several elections before he climbed to the top of the Indiana Republican party and landed a seat in the U.S. Senate. In 1888, his sterling reputation and his hailing from a critical swing state earned him the Republican presidential nomination. After unseating the incumbent Grover Cleveland, Harrison and a Republican-controlled Congress embarked on a more sweeping agenda than the nation had seen in decades. Four years later, Cleveland would return for an epic electoral rematch, but would the voters still be on Harrison's side? 

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Mexican Mustang Liniment – The Hutchinson News (Hutchinson, KS) – September 6, 1892

Dr. H.B. Butts cures all rectal diseases – St. Louis Globe-Democrat (St. Louis, MO) – September 10, 1889

Dr. H.B. Butts cures cancer – The Grand Island Daily Independent (Grand Island, NE) – October 19, 1889

John S. Low Bottling Works – The Sentinel (Carlisle, PA) – April 23, 1891

Joseph Fleming & Son, Druggists – Pittsburgh Dispatch (Pittsburgh, PA) – April 8, 1890

Export Whiskey – Pittsburgh Dispatch (Pittsburgh, PA) – March 6, 1890

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Drunkenness cured – The Grand Island Daily Independent (Grand Island, NE) – October 19, 1889

Nothstein boys on the loose – The Plain Speaker (Hazleton, PA) – January 13, 1892

Reward for rapist – The Detective World (Topeka, KS) – October 1, 1890

Milk twice each day – The Daily Republican (Monongahela, PA) – June 4, 1890