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   Aiken Courier Journal (Newspaper) - July 29, 1876, Aiken, South Carolina                                OLD SERIES MAIL July On and after this date hours wffl be as follows Ppstofflcc Burfcur flfow ml to I 80 to 7 oclock ou 330 DynbartoiH Hammond and mulls Thwrsdnya at 6 on G Merritttt Bndye T mails close m Sundays at 1 yeteek afed open tnTweedays at 6 cclock The has opened in tidings good are aioro urited at any tlmo From ever a is substftntial work oo mis casoa no shall be re necessities oc Radical theft have near ly rtuiiedttByttod if we would live and nt duty ia1 thU their cor Whatpeople have T we 3one 13 tiiooh of flesh and blood if expect osto buffer in None wHldare flay that the peopte of ihis ooiwiiyireuntrue to the that or desire any unlawful not warranted and encouraged by the laws and genius of the In return fbr this we ami treated with ecus ne evil onr e an insult Vo tance toy the Radical Probate and bridges a crying and everywhere ts seen the dead ly effects of mon grel who insnfc tfce of Re WHY SHOULD COLORED MEN THE DEMOCRATIC TZOfJSTt i We propound this question at the suggestion of a number of colored nienr who substantial and thinking citi and in this to reach and hold the attention of the respectable colored men in this at whose request we have written something about the Freedmena Bank All that we ask is a candid and impartial and that every colored man should weigh the question for and not allow fluch men as Caraten and that delect able stripe to form tV answer question for thornWith that of men we have ts no common grpund us aad and to that colored and their course we hive this to that so long aft you follow you can have nothing to do with Colored ehvuld vote the cratic ticket because Aiken county id tteir and it is the duty of every honest cititeu to vote for that class of men whose character ability will insure good That our State and county governments are every bon colored man We have yet to meet the Brat colored man who does not in unmeasured terms condemn the staffing of the jury box who does not say that the appropriating the Mar ley estate money by the Probhte Judge was a crying that taxes are too and that irerylOTr things are as they ought to It would be ab in sult to common sense and decency if any one should ask the colored wlw is awnre all these and who 4e tfaeir occurrence equally with the white to trust these officials Whatever the office eeefcer mny say aid prouiue to the col ored voter during u just before an Ue wants him to pay heavy taxes to the tay Then he boaats of doing even handed There te no defltioction nwdo white tnuns plantation is sojd because not pay a tax of fifty and next w offered for sale the colored 1i LATE THAN following froin and correspondent Chamberlain has ffled his on the Hamburg ftnSJt In the course of the same Wijf in terview Tasked the Governor if M considered the Hamburg riot in tW light of a political and the who il participated in it ae repreMuUrtg tne intentions of the vj the any thing more significant than a morf local the result of nt that particular and that ho bweved it to be generally condemned by Ae bet ter by a large wyjority of all white i W It is most gratifying to find Gov ernor doing justice to the white people residing in tie neighborhood where this unfortunate affair occurred and ture tio say that if relative of the two sections were there would be two Hamburg riott Iforth where there is one DOW in the LOOK OUT FOR GRASSHOP THKY ABE RAIDING OVER IN GioaoiA THREATENING DEVASTATION OF EYJtftYTHING IN THEIR i There is reason to fear that this rible which creates such ravages ia Kansas and other portions of the Western is about to make its appearance in the The Augusta latist says have been allowed to publish the fetter which was received by a gentleman in this city The letter is written by a planter who culti vates aman well and whose statements cannot be We have seen the Bfcilks of cotton men and they are as bare of leaf or greenness as a dead tree in The grasshoppers did their work effec and if they should spread throughout the country and we hear they are in many counties the crops would be entirely The letter PUT YOUR ZEST As the time hbmin for county and State offices is near at a word or two of advice in1 the matter be out of Let us bunt out the men instead of wafting for the men to hunt after the offices and canvass for our votes and let us allow BO motive of personal friendship to in fluence us to rapport a weak man Whether we select a a merchant or a professional let him be tbe best representative of his will not answer our A WOMANS EXPERIENCE Ridiculous and Amusing Scenes ftt a Receut Train Bobbery in Missouri The under Demo leaders and the of our time iiynored must work out and they xviiHdo Wo want co coalition no no we want a tie oneroomed housej because he cant raise five dollars for Even handed justice to the nowaday legislator tttx collector means that in the imposition of taxes they want to secure AS much for themselves as they no matter whether it V ftctn the pocket of colored man or a i white at our whosehoiiesty and integrity ore whose learning and ability and whose patriotism are Wc never see them at except Inonfrankf are many 1 now and then one is fnund prelebdtng read andyouwill see how the We all ktioV the pay of a member of or A Couiitv Coinmiasioner wont sappwt themin the manner in whioh can and will be our We have our For Bon pi and a tost of others who are fauiilhtr with our Dentfcratic principle m r tfT In tho Itydicalisui has theyhave not been fur and they now ctmmiaud onr love t and are the meu whoso to Then how do they live Tbey are frd iVom the common rmt of the fund called Let me go back to County Commis sioner He will tell you that he has no tax money in his therefore he cant take any We hnve heard in certain whoever gets a job out of the County must pay them so much for their influence in procuring the job for Very often and holiest interests OD its issn of the County Commissioners depeodsthe future pence and happiness js flt nto tbe he is the of our Men of Aiken you present your claim and he keop iHis in mind lay it next your mfi a talk with the applicant the result henrts and keep it there5 In this conOf which he agrees to use his serviceswo This campaign is fraught with our test you cat MUST not Aiken ence with the for a consid and just be Put your eration is hard to eurmise how and J V m j v best men forward for and then nil tliffercncfsrknow no knovphim as tbe the veutHnd momentous issue at Lei eachuran act us a committee of under the sanctum of the DeoiOCrtftfc luboras men who rcaliae w ire Btrivibg for work Iffl along the work in the we are borffid o where that goes Who are the menthut got these contracts are they hardworking or are they corrupt whose chief nrc that of a politician We the colored men to think over these and to think fur Hereafter we will con the Juiry send you a bundle of cotton stalks that have been stripped by the grasshoppers on my It is the thorough plant lhuve ever They commenced only last night or and have destroyed in all about OQ 1 have wiedbwrniutf and there be iog in a ditch water three or four feet which was WB drove hundred s into but the drown tbem was a as they navigated with an uwkward degree of success which is fail ing I had spread some straw about ten feet wide and one hundred yards as many as could be driven on this were burned j having set fire to tW straw in several the same many thousands vere killed in this yetso gwafwus the num ber that those burned would not aver age one in a hundred of thoe in the I then put oil the hands to work to drive them unt of ths field into the woods we succeeded better in may find them back in the field tomot It is a now and one which I regard aa The fact these fcrafiflhoppers ure of the cious and destructive they tavc eaten and are eating and that they nro in many goes to that they are a dangerous enemy to the They may totally destroy I have a lot of the grass hoppers and will Bend them to you in the They have enor mous most of them red and are Very The they drop ia very considering main on the cotton plant Concern ing the late Missouri Pacific express Miss an ex Jefferson ian City and now ing school at Denver who on the captured gave the following interesting statement to the Jefferson City Tribune reporter lt After leaving said ftjiw Vl was Cozing in a reeling probably falling Sud denly thetrain was brought to a and a moment later a man rushed bur ridly through the I he was the express Souie one asked him what was the train thats whutathe he hutredly aod kept Then all was commotion and con Including thore were three Indiesiu thft I confess I was terribly and thought I should faint Miss Peabody laughed at the saw that tlierowas one handy to wttch or caie for a person in a and eoti eluded to this part of th gramme Meanwhile shots were fired on and we couldhear num bers men cursing and I eup poso the shots were fired for pur pose of I believe oar car WHB nest to the smoking Directly the car door was thrown and in stalked two of tfce jfhe leader put his hand on the jshouMcr otn bruke uiuu and 4HertJ I want and hustled liiai We thought they wer Loing to shoot but I suppose they wanted him to identify the It was rare j mean it is to look back at it nothing funny in it the passengers concealing their Here you would see a man wifh his boots in his socks j of FuU i ton among the their fee inlo coal bx others L2 up on the backs of seats hunting hoKs for their pocket Whoever j anythinjc could be conceited something to fi d its The I excited tmd hurridly passed j thixiuh the car and tuR all who had I valuables to take care of The must Indicrnus incident Lean now ro cull was when a indiviJaal evidently scared out of Uis broke j forth with the old familiar Tm going borne to die no His quiver i doleful voice echoed through rhc i car with lugubrious Some of the male passengers were ungalant enough to interrupt him with the remark thstke hud better be getting his money out of the way instead of starting Having finished the hymn he arose andpivcinhis He stated that he had been a follower of the Lord for over s many years that he was it jtrnc and consistent member the I church j he had never wronged u fellow but that if lie was domiM 110 wanted remains Ivitcjauiily m New i to write that he true to Wo could distinctly hear pnunding away at press and their be ing Oeeismiiallj rajMiJ The leader of the tall finelooking of his passed through the need not he hiding your said the we do not intend to die turbe He red handkerchief over his facet with boles cut for his eyes and handkerchief appeared his very but prob ably His companion was and a rougher looking His mask was simply a white handkerchief tied over the lower portion of his upper part was He rer marked that we mutt consider them an awful set of The inquiry for arms showed three patois in One of these was owned by a Throughout thewholeaffair she remMttr ed perfectly cool and re fused to accommodate a gentleman with the loan of her When sonic said this was the work of the James bora sbc laughingly remarked thab was but she hoped none of her relatives were engaged in such disre putable The newsboy had a pistol and made his way to the front plat Looking up the descvrcd the figure of a man and In an iustuit the shot was murned The ball between the plucky and a who also 03 the plat and both of them sought without tbut tlte robbers might fire through the I got off the chair und took a poflitim the The sunetimowooe New York who was going die no thutt wss engage in approached and naked if I was prepared to die IwastioHn We an honr i t accomplished their gave It was one of the lifeI shal1 neveif It Slionld XX Attended NEAR July To Editor of The I very seldom visit jour ing as much us I can n to on my 3fut was compelled to there to day on I to some of my6ld and tried friends of the and also a gordly number the but was to see our once neat town in so slippy a I endeavored to hitch my hoise to the ruck wnich the former in tendant but really I could not get to it without wading ia umd and I asked some of tbe merchants why this was not attended to md one of them answered that the nv jjio marshals would not obey lutend ent when ordered tw do their duty con ccruing There is another thing cannot un placed at nil whith certainly was n great convenience intd accommoda tion to all the country pettte see that tiieyJuvc ull been Mr us t am not living in the corporate limits of I have little voice in the matter I will present IntendantcoDsalt with the former commented the improvement of the town 4and get some ideas about them in repair I not siy jthat ihe In tcndcnt purposely BCjrlects these mut ters it is only and the want if DC tlio ternt of Aiken hid the refiitution of he ncaUHt the a the place was and perty pol should be to   

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