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   Aiken Courier Journal (Newspaper) - June 24, 1876, Aiken, South Carolina                                jrantdi VOLUME SG 24 1876 MAIL CM September Oil and after this date the Postofflce tiours will be as follows During the week from to I 30 Oclock and from 3 to 6 oclock m m 3 Greeti laml Merritts Bridge and Ebal mails close on Sundays at 1 sclcck and tjpen on Tuesdays nl 5 oclock HAYS AND WHEELER NOMINATED Rutherford the present Governor of is the nominee of the Republican party for the neit presidential commencing March There were seven After the seventh ballot the Votos were counted nndstcrod thus Haya being declared the victor his elec tion waB taade Governor Hayes has been twice clec te5 Congress and three times GoVert VnblfVJhfoytoiB native is now fiftyfouryears having Ixeen born at He graduated at Kenyon 0and obtained his professional educa tion at tfce Cambridge Law He hi political in the position as City Solicitor of Cin Near the openingof the war he eniisted in the 23d Ohio and served with his regiment until he received the command of a in Without being his mil itary nueer was With re to his civil or political record not be said about this that after beating old BiH in the Gubernatorial has pursued the even ft tenor tf his without making much noise in the world has proved a very respectable Gov ernor It is evident that he has been chosen more for what he was not than wliut fcc really In other words he is a negative The choice of second place on the ticket has been conferred wipn a still onore obscure and negative personage about third or fourth rate congressman from the southwestero rural district of New Tbe only thing has thjgji far hfeen distin guished for is what the er Che Democratic members of thr Lcuisizrmi Legislature were pitchforked out of the House at the point of the bayonet by Sheridans Tj troops Wheeler proposed to compro mise matters by letting them iu if thej would fipree o vote in Uivor of turning Kellogg out ol With cfiTididntes who possess no more brilliant records than Hayes and Wheel ami H end ricks ntt to a very hard time in treating the course and coming out future to Jook to j had no past to cheer and encourage them We of today have behind us a century of checquered happiness and glory though we grieve to say Our State has a proud and bore Us part nobly in every emergency of war and peace but the last decade has been fraught with events that have well nigh dried up the springs ef national We have too much ahead of to yield to the promptings of the Future is in our own iu a and standing above the mire of the and pointing with one hand to the achievements ot the days of with the other beckons us with the assurance that if we keep that past in View and act up to ifs we can reproduce it in an equally glorious This is the spirit that has animated the people of our and especially thoae of in their efforts to make the occasion in every respect wor thy of Carolinas It hus proved to our Northern brethren that the feel ings that were engendered by the issues and results of the war fcave been entire ly disHipate4 and are replaoed by the ttae attd igteauiwe spirit of natfowaJ which always distinguished tnis The military display will be the grand ever witnessed in Charles Our sister true to her constant contributes n largo body of her choicest from the far Boston and New York send their representatives o the two fiwe companies which in Jane last showered their lavish hospitalities upoi one of the oJdeat and most distin guished of Carolinas Wash ington Ligbt They coiue now to receive ours in return and to show us that the of friendship and which haveon more tbawonc occasion been have only increased with the lapse of The reunion of the two sections utthife time will do much tostrjngthen the bonds which hold them and dissipate the jnejudrces against tin South which still exist in many parts of the Brothers will meet brothers in the spirit of true nation igAring ail of the past bit what brings memories to and as they upon the plutlorni uf mutual inspect and the meet ing cannot but be productive ofplcasure And We look for good results from tie and belitve Hiat something moire than mere 1 display of1 sentimental patriotism or I empty of past glories will be j accomplished on the 38th in 0ur City by A POLITIC ARAID about the and ask who Hayes aad Wheeler are The Democrats are better and think the nomination will not be hard to beat a good nomination An intelligent liberal is passing the summer in is very much djwatisfied with the Hays and thlnfcs if the Detn ocrafsmake a good nominfticn like Til den with any other unobjectionable candidate for a they will sweep England intimating that he would vote the ticket himself with the expec tation and hope of seeing it OF THE lilVERS BRIGADE POLE C A T We understand that ihe Prince Rivers Brigade is about ready to march over into for the purpose of ar resting lyrichers of the Harmon that the HiVere Army might not bequite strong enough alotie and be the better for a reserve Kuney the renound chief of the Corn Shuck and Polecat was telegraphed gefc his troops ready and join the Rivers Brigade aa soon as holding out that rich rewurde were In and that there would be an equal division of Yesterday the little Polecat chief mm in town drumming up recruits for the From all we can learn he did iiot suCieed very well some of the snore knowing ones told Kancy and the rest of them that very likely they would bring back more doad niggers than Afid this the leaders very well but it exactly suits their purposes a doxen or twn of dead niggers would furnish valuable capital for the grand Republican cam and would be cheap it any IB this no a wonderful f Onecan Jiardly the of the colored During the war the Republicans used them as breast and since then they have voted them solid by giving them fair promises anything and What are a few millions ot greenbacks or the slaughtering of a few hundred or thousand negroes to the carrying of the doubtful States next THE FORT MOULTRJE Wtfr Next Wednesday will mhrk an epoch in the history of South for roe toiler anclcut honor she will ccls foratc the one hundredth anniversary of an event while it piviclaiwed to the world the invincible character of the iticn who constituted the State in those early nt the same time WHS the herald of ions birth As the boom of tho victorious cannon echoed through the where the countrys representatives were diseasing the Churter of it gave earnestness to to the hands that signed and strengthened them for thn grasp of the sword in the Ions that The patriots of there days had but tlie PUBLIC Business is veryquiet in Aifeen just at LuokiHg ufter the crops an J keeping dnwn the the attention of tie entire farming coditnu nity of this aftnost to sion of politics or any other The people seem satisfied to await the action of the both State and na If one inuy judge from the alight expressions the people are in A straight out State next but in national affairs and the Presilental contest they are more and we have failed to inert the niiin who did not express a de cided preference for TiWen and Hen fipcr no one else is talked itboutor thnttjrht of fnv the Louis In this we public opinion is and wlien the convention meets the sooYier the matter is settled the better for the unanimity and peace of the Democratic THE REPUBLICAN NOMINATION at Cincinnati is not very popular leading and very few of the rank and file know anything LETTER TROM Correspondence The June the Editor of Tlie CmwkrJournal s I was in your town a few days and was very much disappointed in not being able to see the light nf your rec onciling countenance j for I wanted to hare a chat whir you about the affairs of the the possibility of our set ting to the and nmre panic ulurly to he posted as to in your nf all the game cocks now be pilticd by the two bodies politic to decide the battle in November The you are mighty and t dont think it wouU be anything if a fellow was win pair of etraw or evou i quart of worinu to revive our drooping on tins icsult of the coniiuji As to the Ontenniil we fearful that we will not be able to riisc stamps enough to reach it in good and will have to be contented with going to tho next thing to which will be meeting of the Old about the first comin of next tatcr We ajso wanted to give you a fuw dots about our nice littJo Willis ton is not in your but is a very near neighbor J GO we will give in short some of 1or Williston is on thti South Carolina RailroiuL twenty miles below yunr mid takes its nune From rho old and worthy fami ly of The location is high nnd stuuniint near Musquitoes are and in point of health will compare favorably with your whose reputation ia unsur passed and We get as good water as ever you popped your lips by digging from twenty to thirty in our humble there ia no section of the State better adapted to the general productions of our country than The soil being natur ally with a heavy substrata of all that is to make farm ing venulucrative is to rise feed plough trust in Providence and tho thing is mighty apt to We have in this vicinity many model too numerous to name j and we are glad to nay that most of them have an eye to the grnin The wheat and oat crop is now har vested and ia a fair one j and all that the farmer has to do to flour that will raise tho oven lid in a few and almost make a boy knock his is to carry his wheat a few miles to the Edisto where he will always find our friend Matt Clark ready to weigh and go to We have a good and two churches well supplied with preachers Methodist by Joqes and Baptist by tW eloquent Cuthbcrt of your We can show two good three prime physicians and sone very successful At this like all other trade is mighty but most of the farmers are ucky m having a safe reserve in the shape of a nice and some of them go it fm a big for instance is planting for one and our friend John Dexter Brown for fifty j and rook like they might fttne for they atick to their business like sick kittens to a hot brick and as For John he takes the front rowday hwmd and his footsteps seein really us destructive to as Patricks was to the rosjs smites of Ireland for in a fiold ot one hundred you cant get enough grass to feed a Wehuve a soda fount kept by friend who is vevy rind always ready to dea out something cool and freshing to the inner Friend wash keeps a upod nnd in spite of the hard times drives a rijrht lively trade evory Saturday fact it times it gets decidedly spirited about The crops with us ate looking remark ably well and Shoats are in the wheat and by the 4th of July we will begin to have barbecues airf We have fyttd fishing us as ftrt three our neighbors bml a day recently among the atrd among four rocks eap was weighing UvontyfUc pc ynu are no that hunt cis and fishermen ate iilmved consider able Altitude in their butf ihis was a brtnn fide weighed in the presence of four rrsprtnfiibto and living Bob whose neivew are rather was su much excited in capturing tho mcmster that it was sary to netup with him for two nights Youv Feeling it incumbent upon him brother upn him tJe third find was most to find hiui HI his swunj to Kitty Clyde and n twentycisrht inch sinKiwg thnt familiar u Jinny Rinjr Your Dinner Horn My So you will hnd its surrouadirfrjis is decuMy a be if yen fro disposed fco come down and look yon mifrht pcan itp S few and we will get up a fish fur your special benefit but t mast say n to enjoy a in Elujjf a bian oxpert swimmcsr i4W these mny find you and tliiit iU soru Oiw6 i is ever Toui OLD SERIES LETTER FROM DEAN Correspondence of The Courier DEAN SWA AIKEN June 19 To the Editor of The CourierJournal After an nevertheless un silence on the part of your correspondent the promise to tell you something our institutions and facilities for will now receive We have had a steady lasting some three or four which is some what unfavorable to small grain which have just been though quite favorable to the growing crops of corn and by the are exceedingly fine in this section for the time of The I lieve is generally a very good and with the m uch larger acreage planted thy n in previous will swell the yield far beyond the average In connection with this it may cot be amiss to mention our facilities for man ufacturing We have two iarge one owned byfcour eatluiable citi Sal situated on Peau Swamp and the other by that genial Matt Thia mill is situated just across the Ed is and is noted for its unrivaled facilities in turning out good We also have some four or fire circu lar sawmills of as good cutting qualities as any section need to to say noth ing of cotton all of which are run by water of we perhn the most desirable of almost any section in South Carolina which has no railroad running to or through We wani capital to latent resource of this Ofcourse the whole State is groaning unjerfhat want still we think our section offers in many advantages tfid superior to most Our citizens as a dies are geTicrous and of a qaict bat reso lute 1 Holding to the ancient landmarks of tie Democracy of Washingtnn and Jeffer son with a tenacity thtil thiy do to life it is not strange that every white man in tnis section is an uncoropromis injr Dean Swamp boasts of one of the best of presided over by an efficient The is well patronised and md has connectedwith it a debating composed of the sfcudenrts in attendance with the aspiiing Young Americans of the wbolc It is in n tiourishintf and promises much irood in the We hate in our midst two skillful Sully and each havinjra nnd lucrative prac tice in this and the surrounding conn Dean fiOjfe is situated the centre of Rocky Whirh embraces the scnpe of coufttry known as Dean The lodare is s larse and and is m quiu1 i fl lurwhii cnndition at If coald make it cmivetHent to lown oa some communtcatioTof the Jodse oa fche tirst in you dntbtles be highly thft of pHir fellow ea to clinb ride jjoatSi Mare changed FJbckvilte hns itul in future will be by John Kennedy icr iml edited by Ibi meily f he Andurson h Owinu a a rewovnl of the rfHco Miore saiuble location and furchwsu nC uew the yubliea will nic ttke place July in which the Newt wiH   

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