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   Aiken Courier Journal (Newspaper) - January 8, 1876, Aiken, South Carolina                                Cimrkr VOLUME 62 JANUARY 1876 OLD MAIL September Ob andN after thU dale the Pofltofflce hours will Iw as follows During the week from to I 80 oclock and from 8 to 6 oflock Charleston m v 4 30 3 m a Green Merritts Bridge and Ebal mails close on Sundays at 1 oclock epeti on Tumdays at 6 oclock RADICAL FRAUDS Utf BOXES ROBBED AND PACKED WITH BOGUS In every part of the South where scalluwag and carpetbag legislation has the people have But no where has misrule and the iron heel oppression more deeply felt and ground down into the sou la of the peo ple than in thin proud but now humbled ninl downtrodden State of South Most truJy may it be called The Prostrate From every upcountry and the from the mountain to the tho negro element pre we hear and reud of nothing but the mot foully perpetrated political oppression and from the highest State officer to the have had their shoulder in the public Our neighbors on the East and on the on the North and oo have been robbed and plundered by both foreign and na tive political who have foist ed themselves into office by deceiving the negro under the guise that they were his and that their former masters must naturally be their enemies and intended to en stive them again a fiooiifis opportunity And no Tniere has this cry been more loudly sounded and the party laid on than in this newlyformed and otherwise highly favored county of But the taxpaying community bore the indig nity of seeing icnoraut unprin itnd carpetbyggen fill ing alfthe county lor thia one fact that Providence or the power who rules over the affairs of na in thuir political granted theui one favor in the person of a honest Judge tu preside the ruJings of the But when the late ignorant led by designing and unprincipled coumiitcd the outran uf ignoring merit uhd electing a set uf un thieves and scoundrels to the office of Judges of the mid i the ermiuu which had taeii honorably by the respected was thenceforth to be flaunted upuji the back of u i feeling of great disap humiliatit u and disgust took of the The very iir thick and murky every iimi looked into neighbor face with a unable to find words of sufficient and magnitude to express hin and at speech jturned and words they such things be and men still opening of the term of when the plundered and violated jury boxea were opened and the villaay of several of our high Badictl county offi cials exposed to puhlio gaie in open Henderson arose in presence of the both juries and a crowded and stated that reports were rife that irrigularities had been practiced by the Jury and moved the in behalf of to hare the matter investigated then and Elliott here suggested to the Court that it would be best to take up a special eo that the question could be carried up to the Supreme Court No doubt B delay was but his Honor forthwitb decided that the box must be brought before and ordered the Commissioners summoned into also exJury Com missioner the Jury on stated that he did not have the key that it in the custody of a deputy Williams stated that when ha listed he jury in January last snd placed in the box 260 and also the list corresponding the Court ordered the box opened and the list was found and iden His honor then appointed comtmttee of the consisting of Croft and to couat the ballots in the box and those already and compare the names thereon with those on the After an investigation of several under the supervisfon of the a tale of horror to relate was brought to the attention of the Court by the report of the as follows The committee find that there are 96 names left in the jury box still They find that on the present petit jury for tb is term there appear 11 names that do not appear on the list of the Jiry Commissioner in the They find that on the present grand jury there are 6 names that do not nppear on the list of the Jury Commissioner in the jury They find that in the jury box to be drawn from there are 10 names which do not apjiea on ttte said list of the Jury Com making in all 27 which do appear upon the list of the Jury They find that there aro 6 names on the present jury whose names also are on the ballots still in the box to be drawn They find one name in the box contain ing the names already which U aleo in the box containing the ballots that IB to and laid before the Governor the facts of the Excellency forthwith removed that imp pf and also though he may mean has been eaughi m bad On Wednesday a despatch was receiv ed from Columbia stating that Chat6ald had been appointed Jary and Rockwell County These gentlemen have been appointed to execute an important and the people expect and uk of them that they see that none bat and worthy men be placed on the juij If they do all good BUD will sustain CARD OF JOSEPH In the last issue of the Aikea Tribune appeared over the signature of Joseph obviously from the polished pen of the Probate Judge of Aiken whom an in dictment about to be presented for the misappropriation of ftxada confided to his This card contained a moat indignant denial that there wag tha least particle ot proof that tfce jury box had been tampered in the slightest and pronouncing the author of that card a malicious But it now from examination of the Jury box and jury and of witnesses in open that the jury box had been violated and most fraudu lently tampered to accomplish a certain This is apparent from the report of a committee of the composed of the El liott being one of tho It now remains to be seen whether or not the eloquence of the Probate Judge wilt be exerted in exposing and denouncing these flagrant frauds as it was in cover ing it We are nfraid he will not applaud the action of the Governor in displacing rhe Jury If that Probate was not to have been indicted at this would that jury box have been stuffed Well therefore may Stoney and and the riddled con science of Odrsten and Quash in the words of tho Spanish Save me from my friends lJ ir be drawn They find there are 81 names on the Jury Commissioners list that havo nev er served yet names do not appear ou the ballots in the jury box that still remain to be the place where they should Signed Signed Signed As eoon as this report Maher asked if there was any member of tie bur who could say anything in favor of that Echo IJraytou and u1 were The lenders of the wluise henchmen had foiluttid the ballot all had their chuncc to show no fraud j bufc the truth plain nnd their mouths were Among the 81 irmies thrown out wtre such good and lawful men us John and many other persons of equal note and standing in the A MOSESWHIPPER SAMPLES OF A8HANTKE The Radical supporters of Mosei and Whioper had a grand mass meeting in on Saturday ap proving the action of the Legislature in electing those worthies to The meetiugacone time numbered about 150 composed of a few Custom Elouse women and with a sprinkling of ancient who were gathered together after a great effort drumming and scouring the highways and bywtiys cf the South Curolina metropolis The military who nttcnded the gathering amounted to a company of about twenty Possum rejoicing ia the euphonious uutuc of the United flu gathering was addressed by Senator of and Represeuta tives Nesbitt and the rurial better known as street and Daniel Chamberlain will be taken cire of when the Legislature meets Relhot the Georgetown Sen next hirangued the Twenty Possum the womeb and Child ren and the ancient He start ed off with an exordium upon himself and the negro race in The who has been run down 04 in capable and illiterate has proved him self the equal of any and every race OR the face of the The great trouble has been that the negro up to this baa been too Godlike to elect negro had been de aounced by the Democrats as a now he is a great why in the name of says the Red hot Moses and Whipper too And all the erouJ shout Amen Dats kin form If there is to be a general selling we propose to be parties to tho sale and before wo allow a baldheaded Massachusetts Yankee to sell as well eeot Magrath as Goy tnd George Trenholni as If Whifper has been guilty of fraud why doat prove We dont propose to be influenced by what they have done in Mississippi or VVe propose to die It was the duty of every honest citiien to support be cauae tho line of color has been It has come down simply to a persecu tion of Whipper on account of hip What are we to do The Legislature must be and Whipper must take his how are we to do it Pmckney here cries Fight thats the way well do But thia was not relished by the who yell ed out in No no Dont lets fight I The old maumas shook their heads and sagely remarked to each I tell my dese is troublesome Primus Green here overhauled who up to this generally run with the respectable members of his for voting against Nesbitt at first evaded the question and started off on a new tack j but after some on beini pushed by said ho did it because he thought Whipper was a This answer delighted th crowd on the who considered it u but Green didnt and made another thrust No property was sold by the Sheriff on last DONT forget the citjzens meeting at the Town Hall at 12 oclock on THKRI was considerable excitement on Monday night looking after a lopt After benching through the Bubarbs and surrounding pine he was found on side of Granite of wants to know if it ii the the or the excellence oF Aike beef that has added 15 pounds to avoirdupois in the four weeks that has been in oar hie he ON last Tuesday evening a negro man named Turner was brought before trial justice Randall for attempted rape on Miss who near Baskets in this He wai committed to jail to apperar before the circuit court in default of looking over tho he was paid His Honor the Judge in most feeling j the Santee who first stepped for ward and as he his little He said the time for ac very souls of men secaicd on the ruck ainncra pious Good luck tis weight will aurely break the cnmoVs buck And so we think iv did but if any ting was needed to break down the pi who has struggled and idend along for so great a Iutitrih of iae under the terrible load and the lunt blows of it was found t I lie Important disclosures which were tfile on last Monday iLorning ut the rebuked the awful crime said it worse than for it WAS the murder of after dismiss ing the both grand and as irregularly and fradulently ordered bench warrants to be issued for County Commis sioner Carsten and Jury mi salon er Pt who over in tho sum of f 500 each to appear before the extra term of Court Which is ordered to be held on the third Mon day in M arch Oh Monday armed with the proceedings of the Hen derson and Croft pfucccdcd to Coluia tion hud cume the Legislature in great seen fit to elect eight Circuit Judges and one Associate Jus tice and after a long rambling in which he denounced Daniel Cham beriuin as a traitor to the Republican party and a worthy candidate for the the ho We hare got to watch him I am gcing to make vcry vote in Hellhole Swamp tell against these Democrats in the tfeit We will wipe every Democrat from the If Broad street wants war Uncle Sam will flghfi for Braid by asking him how much for turning renegade Thompson was the speak By his time it was nearly Thompson proposed to offer resolutions countermanding tne resolutions offered by the Broad street at Hibernian which sustained He proposed to sustain the action xf the Legislature and repudiate The then read the following which wag adopted That we solernly pledge our without regard to to support and maintain the laws of the State and the j to uphold and support the action of the Legisla ture and the aud to thin end we pledge our very By this time it was and the lit1 tic band of Malcontents Molded their tentd like and as silently stole look after that lowrooting Physicians recommend Bulls Cough Syrup when all other as i certain cure for Sore and Coughs or Colds of long For sale by all published report of the Board of County for tlte I was much surprised to note the extravagant man ner in which charges were made and al lowed against the for the bills for clerk him for the Bills for such service appear to have increased from 810 or a session to and in one instance to over There being just twelve bills we conclude they hold twelve We the employment of three different varying io amounts paid us Why are the services of one clerk of ao much more value than the services of another We know people differ in their choice of complexion but purchance the difference may have grown out of the different lengths of the sessions if then we is not a day pretty tall pay for clerk biro in these when so many per equally would be glad to render the same service for one half the amount allowed by the Board Take one other instance Suppose the Clerk of for services render ed at three court terms daring the equal ia time to about ooe months ser shall receive for service the sum of how much would it be per A full stock of Lundrcths fresh seeds und onion suts Early Rose and Peach Bloir jusfc received at Powells hardware rlorse nnd buggy for Apply to day for clerk hire And ought not such wages to secure of a com petent Ou time will not allow of the exami nation of other bills nt but we would suggest that the Commissioners report will be found a prolific field of investigation for the taxpayers of the Seeing the notice fVoui which we make those besides several oiher legil advertisements in the Aikeu Tri fowwYcalU to mind the fact thit flontK time ago we noticed ii tlie columns of THE JOURNAL a for the benefit of the that you hud notified the Auditur and County Comuiis that yu wyuld do the official county pointing coming through heir offices for 25 cents per square of ten lines to the We should like tn know if either of those officers haveewr taken advantage of your offer If it seems to have commuted a very great and should be pro ceeded against for abusing the public offers were not accept Wimberley or and the King orin monopoly is Mill krpt up bufc we print the Sheriffs and shul Continue todo whether we net paj or i ON of tor sale at low   

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