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   Aiken Courier Journal (Newspaper) - June 3, 1876, Aiken, South Carolina                                Courier VOLUME 83 3 1876 OLD SERIES MAIL CM September On and After this date the Postofflce hours will bo as follows During the week 80 to 1 SO oclok and from j to 6 oclock Charleston I to 3 m MetriUs Bridge and Efcal mails om Sundays at 1 oclock and on Tuesdays at 6 oclock O O VERNOR TILDES Governor Tildens chances lor a noni the Lows Contention seem bo growing b rigkter every The character the BUM and the rigoross fight which he has made ttgatiret the gigantic rifig thieves undtws of the Empire State is BUW telling strongly in fuvor nH tver the The tquestknvupoo wbicfh there is no doubt Governor Tildens should tiot and probably will not be considered paramount iwportarMJe in foaUog of in the wm so much as the seleoion of a candidate who can and bnttie has been fought and the affairs Jefferson ian But there is one idea which seems to strike all alikej there must be na quaifetfoK aod lighting a Whatever 7ft done there should ie done whether it w or or or tone one wbo fe yet thought ieahonld be There factwhicto apeafcs tnost Xttdeo 2 AflMbticMw fear of hw well knowing with hie loffi can be said against iim than other candidate who can betoougfet into the The New York ccrreipondent of tke Charleston News Mid Courier truly Something cio be said against he availability of all the other Competitors for tbe Louii Conced ing their eminent fitness for tbe Piesi are they aa strong before thepou fle as Til lake who is magnifoent timber for Deorocrutic President ieuefc ins prestige broken his inability to conliol the party in own State f ft ay most public DJUII of hi in would not liin nomination raise the cry among the llcpubftcans that tthe rebel South win cowing to take of the general government Would out fact tlmt he formerly u slaTe owner be scree clicd from every Uadical mid bo used M iufch to fury the still though la prejudices of Northern people has he not tried to tttm bo t WWN hard and roll aad daah aged tne bard mottey Midiile and he could unite the party in New York and run better in Pennsylva nia and Illinois than any other Hendricks would probably save InJinna to us in and thus neutralist the bad effect of the inevitable Repub lican victory in Ohio upon the Novem ber It ia well for to discuss these advantages and disad vantages in possible candidates before the National Convention It is by doing this that a right estimate of the best man can be It is not expected that the South Carolina delegation will make themselves very conspicuous in the and it is not necessary tbat they The great and all important question with lust and all the and in fact with the entire South the nomination of a candidate who can THE WAR CLOUD IN THE PANIC ON THK BOND AND STOCK The war cloud in the East iff growing and heavier day by It would surprise no one conversant with Old World to wake npsome morning and learn tbat the dogs of war had been lot and a great Karop war wag The money kings feel it even before tbe crowned Kings have said the fatal words or sign ed the articles that may wipe out of ex istence one dynasty or build An On Saturday last there was quite a panic on tbe xndon All stocks foil b Tbe Roth supposed te be able to eroell jpsn powAer long More tin first gmo is wboae money baa been imie by and ruaiora of sold of and uerchmuts ABDUL Aziz HAS AND is THE REVOLUTION had vWe received letters from him the next He urged us strong ly to and after consulting to we came to the conclusion that perhaps it was our duty to do so under the and we telegraphed the Governor to that After re ceiving our the time was very short to make up the We quarter Lloyds to cover to per tie at oo the Pacific cotat Han aot the people indispowd toward Presidents Ob the heel of the Grant experience f These arc some of the objections To my mind they ein he dissipated in near ly every It would be imposBible to Ind a candidate agaiuit wbooi sottte objections eoald oat be otherwise we eouJd 8ad a perfect man Bat WB oedinf Tiidens saperior ii for Bttvd thalhb wlsmt taleol tttlntew pHvmteehattCWr are strwfr before his and tba4 ha naei wkh M Whatever ID Hancocks UOD absohitelv oheekisau the cause of tfce which oow threatens to deluge Europe with is similar to that of when Russia demanded trom tbe Turkish Government certain guarantees of the rights of tbe Christum subjects of the They were refused on the ground tbat they involved a virtual abdication of its Englnnd and Italy sided witfc Turkey agaiast and the result wax the fatuous long protracted Crimean Considering thevast iimoirntoF English capital vested in Tarkey and is not there should be a panic on tfee London stock On this side of tbe in New freights to eastern ports have consider ably COMMISSION OF JUDGES SffA W AND Governor has wwmis sioned Judge Reed and Shuw lot four terms for which WMpper and werb elected by last Leg The taken by the Govinwr that Moees and Wbipper Were not aod that every jndieiai election WM for fonr with oat regard to tinezplred Oader thote ocmmiMioni the term of Judge wiU etpire on December tbat of Shaw on Febraaty action of Governor CbaBtbtrlabi aoams to put tae elatmof and Mom in lu pro per If tilhw of 4iwse wortbtea to ewniae tbe fttnctiow of IM dova to at ortfcree to no inaigniioant position M Uuir wttl be to WUpper tot NOW ABDUL AS So say the last telegrams from Tur Murad heir presumptive to the was proclaimed Sultan on Monday night Abdul Aziz the deposed Sul is the second son of Sultan Mah moud and the successor of his elder Abdul was born in and ascended the throne in What effect this coup efat will have upon the present cloudy state of affairs in it is impossible to1 80 far as the stock market fc concerned it already had a tendency to bring matters to the surface a but whether they will stay or drop still further time can STRIKE ON TSE The strike excitement in that benigh ted region is becoming The presence of the Sheriff and firm action of Trial Justice whose timely appointement by Governor Chamberlain teuded largely in producing tho de sired There is now no doubt thnt designing Radical politicians were the weiters of the but the deluded negroes are coming to their and are now returning their la bors at the prices offered by the em WE notice some of our exchanges are groaning and rolling up their eyes in pious horror at receiving proposals from advertising puff TUdea They say it too the bo4 the man ner of blowing and placing it before the we admit thaj it U a bey itt thnt I and it any work us TrtH in that way as it does in the curative At any rate it shows that and his ftiends know the value of printers and have the funds and the liberality to pay for REPLY TO Bhirt dodgo of I to vfert Ihejr Editors Columbia Register DEAR SIRS I nouce in your paper of May a letter signed giving aa account of the trial ot Henry at the of which the writer caste a elur on Rockwell myself because we were unfortun ate enooitWio have acted as Jury Corn raiflsioners TJn an emergency last alter it was found the jury box had been tampered lifter nusp ending the comoiiiMOners then telegraphed that he hoi appoint ed us to ttotve in making ftp a new list Our ftpst impresBton win tnat we would nothing to with the That evening a called at my from Judge requesting na to call on We ttilon tbe anil found him with several wouiben of tlm Aiken bar around He said at onoa ho lud stoat for ua to talk ftp the jury He had beard of our ap ttiged strongly to ao aad atid it was mr duty cititew to do After listening to lie only oft received instructions from Judge Maher how to Before commencing the list we taincd how many names it ras necessary to put in the and how many was the quota for each We then as we were obi iged to have a mixed that there should be an equal number of white and colored put in the box from each town The next question how shall select the We although the Judge assured us that a property qualification was not that wo would take the Auditors hook and select men from those who were tax payers teeltng that men who had ac cumulated property aud payed their taxes had dono something at least to show that they were good citizens The time was so short that it was impossible to go over tho county to get so we took that and in addition to we inquired of who were well acquainted in every part of the uad obtained all the infor mation we could in regard to every whowmme put in the The queitiuna asked about each man were la be a good citicen 7 sober man f man of intelligence hat he committed any crime 7 will he make a good juror If those questions were Mttsfcotorily an hia name put ia the box if not lie was left tax and eolotv The above is the plan followed in nut the of were1 drawn fbr tho two ttyfet of it was done in a most careful and fair as every one pres ent will testify bus in both cases there were colored men drawn than white consequently there are more white men left in the box nop than We were in making up the to leuve off all the men that had served as jurors the year before also those in the box that had beon tampered We inund it difficult to find enough such men as we fronted to fill up the list when there were three or tour hundred men in the county were Pat oiunt renicnber one thing that the commissioners are obliged to make up the list from moa that live in the ind he may be in thi box I want torciy a word to the jury mi the I remarked that I had thegratt t jt reluotanoe 10 accept of any appoin ts ttotive oftoe in the not rwt of tile prejudice that tgaiuat atty Northern man hold btrt I had BO or 10 tor mab TU Jttdgej tbe of the hi M that they had Uw ill Urged fcore waefioft We KM the Jvdge we VMM noiMde wrtur tiH we neeived the letteM fnm the nick that Put in w ready to con Judge Maher charged the jury in that at he doe in al CJiSrs that he presides in a candid nnd earnest making the points very plain and if the jnry had rendered a verdict according to the chttiye and the it no doubt wmld hutn been for what were the in tW eeae Eleven ihoM ju rors were for conviction only one for Why is it that in a wholesale will Condemn eleven joron beoaufe one juror will Mt agree with thwru and produce a auatiml If be fa and ta hart the oomrto pore and why when IM writos letter ptbtteatbn paper priaiod at the capita of ihe of an i rotate tbe foil od give credit fur ihoir 3 were by onewf F Would it be Uly better to and apeak m prtJia of jvron are disposed flV thaa te condemn them withoaf It would also be in my judge for him to find out the faots in regard to the JuryCommissioners be fore publishing a mean slur on especially aa he did not hare the conr his own ngeor manliness to do over Now one word in regard to our court We have in Judge Maher one of the best judges that ever sit on the Its knowledge of law and his gentlemanly deportment him every way qualified for the I have the most profound respect for and should like to have him re main on the beach us long us he We also have legal talent here that will compare favorably with any part of tho We have n jury that h made op from the cittienfc of the posed of white and colored It would be desirable if we oonhi have a jury made up of more fateltigeot aiea bnt I must according to my iho meat of the verdtcta in our court would do tfredit to themost intelli I the jurors of onr court have the natoval and a strong determination to do Ooe of the greatest difficulties that we labor under ap I look at it from my is the prejudice that among those Who are averse to giving credit or proper ly appreciating do right bnt like my friend are ready to condemn all for fiinlU of tbe I aw not a hut I am satisfied that many more eaten are lost on aoonont of the lorn nwiwer which iwikRV mtttta drawn than on aoeoontof in ompotent or oorrnpt I would kgal to be nave tMr sayinp to whoever he doctor or hat I iball be pleased to moot htm before the citiiens of or before with Judge Maher to or before twelve selected by as to discuM my whole action UP Jnry Com I feel vure that the words out of his own tueuth will ooodemn for a man that is disposed to tell the troth wiI do so in u frank and open and not attempt to slur his neighbor in tUe public witnunt fictitious signatare undor the cover of a Truly CONVERTED TO THE Au Influential Colored Kan Joins the Democratic GHOKGES May Editor Newt Courier As t have Luj laboring der a mistake that it come sqnaie before roy it brought mo to take a consideration that I must pro nounce ihat I an eompelleU to with the PoMooratie by hattbocn a Weding the IU bUean aad HOW I aiui to ra nain tbe the Deuioormtid TMka aa far aa honaaty and juatiea will I kwm I be scorned by who lake injoatioe for but aa waa is huildingtbe ark of m IM fof vont of tbe Bute of by pvitiiifT anl totlMaai of y ve wBi have an my that U ignorant of alurv tho State I In tort for fear may I I wit let tbe tmlf bt better knowai i a letter published to I ovtti   

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