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Aiken Courier Journal (Newspaper) - August 5, 1876, Aiken, South Carolina VOLUME 2 s MAIL July 18T4 Ou and ottor this dale tha Poatofflce hours wiH be as follows v During the week from to 1 30 Vclock and from 3 Charleston 10 9 JO pia Eammoad and Greenland mails Thrursdnyy at 6 and on Saturdays at 6 Merrittt Bridge and Ebal mails oa Sundays at 1 oclock open on Tuesdays at 6oclock BOUNTY On tKs day the AikeiJ County Con vention will In tins conven tion the Democratic organization of each township wjlRe represented by r We are ac quainted with most of the delegates and ow be representative men who i ih the highest degree the confi Democratic party are known tobe earn their the great canse we The principal Business to be brought before the con will be the election of delegates to represent Aikeu county in the Demo eratie which will meet of OB the fifteenth that the cenvention will best men of our county to rep resent The questions be considered by it are of itshandwill be the destiny of 500 people ite determi tiou wewill be and we must ak thrppgh the next campaign on as it wjll Our lib t not lH not watching the course of ptiitictil for the grati ficatioji or The issue thafrj Jtusselfpre our our drive us the exhorts of robbery fu tht oonventien which meets today ft t tto iepreaentatwfes ot the ts floor every member for the entire are their characteris ibirld work for tancommon and that alone in Voiceof 413 M to sec that CTJ perprtnutops arc made amejitoble to the lawsof the couri tn it thattho finance the are not that the Judiciary be preserved in all its that thipeace of the State bo gunrftnteed How cuithese results be WV bjj the Ir to All thavHb necessary to its is unity oi e party uiurt and thoroughly and it mcftis for lot of the majority plansoe formed and they parried We are not alone even pretends to ia with And many of the ion esc of the county give expression of disgust at the corrupt condition earnest in tueir demands means of1 bringing honesty and reform in the of county The political sky is brightening The long dark storm which has devasta ted the through the corrupt and fraudulent reign Moses is nearly nntf ere long the fair sun of peace will shipe upon all good and true men in the no matter what their race or condition may THE MILLBROOK On Saturday last the Democratic Club of Mlllbrook Township gave a berbcoue to the people of the and initial ed the campaign by inviting the best speakers of this town to address the as sembled guests on the political topics of the Early in the morning u large party left here in buggies and on forming quite a cavalcade as they travelled along in A pleas ant ride of a couple of hours carried us over the nine miles between Aiken and the scone of which was a well shaded gvove on the edge of Cedar quite near to Hausmanns and on our arrival we found that the most elaborate preparations were being for the entertainment of the guests who were flocking tho roasting trench spits were twenty anim Stretched across wdbjdeh L the air was already savory with flagranoe of cued had been slowly roasting five under the supervision of one ffho abated himself to be a coon of skill and When the ruestehad all o about and staunch Township through their extended a hearty welcome to He struck the key cote of the meeting by the people to consider deeply the pending election and ahd of selecting the best aod most trUive men to the county and State Con The Democratic flag is nailed to our and we must either be vic or go down together with The meeting was then and on motion of the township was divided into six and a chair man canvasser appointed for Hoiley then moved that an election be entered for five egatesto the County beiag resulted on in the following choice rf George is one popular cjtissens of o look oeit V pur onIT emancipation from the 1 tion isto achieve it look year after year to our eneiblSsifor He ursiiid every me to come out in theft 11 and fa hia dutyy Our wives Miid sweethearts are aiid if wo fail the women are determined to redeem State for and he said he didnt think when ourBesses changed that the petticoats would it his fricuds very Mr James Aldrich followed him in a short and forcible touching light ly upon national but dwelling with considerable warmth upon con dition of affairs in our State and here iroro the and pointing out the rttodc of He said thnt at the North the Democrats and Republicans are fighting for prin but hero we are fighting for We upon the plat form of and honesty as our iriends at the He avowed him to our seeking at all under the pretence of being devoted to the best interests of the to work in He counselled moderation and but urged immediate and thorough as a prerequisite to At the close of his remarks dinner was and the large took their places at the tableal which were laden with thffrjeh and wel cooked bread anafoiner concomit spread upon an improvised cloth o oak and an hour was pleaautly Owing to the careful mentsof the the whole meal was marked by a degree of order which greatly to the enjoyment of A heavy rain which cauie up about this time drove every to the shelter of their but it dampened the ardor of and as soon as the cloud had the crowd emerged and called for other r Henderson spojle in his usual eloquent devoting himself with great earnestness lothe condition of the and the necessity of keeping our selves aloof from the Kadtcal and fighting the fight of reform by It was urged in some the State that alliance with Chambfltlain might v11 benefit the but he WMonposed to We cannot trust as Attorney Creneral3 he by the State in the ie saw the rogues engaged in their andyet did not open his mouth nay to He said he believed Sparnick was sent to Hamburg to testimo purposely to obtain material ready colored for party Our fight should not much against the ignorant colored men of the party against thowicjio have Oloster the the and tell thorn they must aud see to itthat they Repaid this was the last fatal strug gle for liberty in South aiid urged the people to work earnestly to gether and thaj could but Georgt Croft waa then and delivered an effective Be felt much eneouragedas to the chancesgf Tildens election since his return from he was sanguine too about our State For the first time jears wt arc to sail uuder out own and thib1 of itself infuses strength into every FJhe majori ty against Ub in out county laM year was ouly 69 and wexian easily overcome He tpldhjs that by re caot decisions oftheNow YorfctSupreme in fcho Grant wecould Liivo a fair by oar selves without interference frcrtbtfae Na L J 1 wredpeople hW close interests ara allied urged trusted their white IViouUs iu o Boilsdreufar winch in No Wadespoke an and made 8evezajippptfirwKichr ceived with The barbecue is by ill to have been well Vootm plete Bxoitrog a degree ofeQf thusiasm in that section whichwe aro confident will tfcrodgfepi and have a telling effectat t polls in We hope meetings will bo kept up until the faour of the election for we to be very v n I Jiwh tbresbiidowf their intenj eeif opposed to compromises of any to vote Beoiocrtttio as a and denounced Chamberlain as an oncmy To exchange for two silver mounted show and a variety of other store Address Sat turthwuitj Aikerij AN OMINOUS ALMOST A HAMBURG AFFAIR OF AN OTHER COLOH Five thousand who had come to Abbeville to witness the hanging of the negro on Friday were so disappointed at his reprieve that they become riotous and very abusive towards the white citizens of the The bariooms were ordered but were broken open and liquor obtained o the extent of rendering vast numbers of the negro Guns and pis tols were furnished to the negro prisoners confined at the and officers of the negro militia took command of the armed Fire arms were discharged in all parts of the and it is owing to the great forbearance of the whites that the did not end in The The reprieve of Coleomn was the only pretext offered by the mob for their law Many of them had traveled twenty miles to see the execution and were clamorous for and vented their final disappointment in the wanner de GEORGIA UNANIMOUS FOR A GOOD EXAMPLE LIN A SOUTH ami a true Democrat the honor General Colquitt was uaani iiiously nominated for Governor of Geor gia by the Democratic which met at Atlanta on Wednesday Au uM It ia enough to say that the distinguished nominee which the De mocracy of Georgia has chosen to be the standard bearer in the next cam paign ts a Christian In such hands the State will WariW trT triigftfr say Che same for outown down trodden State of South Carolina The reason that we cannot do go is not that we lack the true and tried men to bear the standard tor no State can boast proudev names and truer patriots than the the the theHofroods and others that j t we might but it is the following that we need The uprising of the people thorough atid earnest It is by means and that despite Federal bayonets and Federal that other sections of the South have succeeded in castiug off thecurse and fchrall of Radical rascality and Let these bright examples niomories of the glorious late us to and resolve tq Test until work of regeneration is WIi at the Democratic Honse lifts Done The Radical press and politicians in toir efforts to disraditthe parly yre constantly making ill natiired fiings the Democratic House of ReprBentilivesf This is per fiaps riot us the old sr ity man Ine the following fynopsis ojr bj U OLD bills has reduced the running expenses of the government nearly forty millions of dollars per Instead of mak iug places tor the creatures the ad it has abolished office tbat was not absolutely neces It has not legislated a freedmaafl bapk into existence and not placed it in of a lot of men to steal the the savings of the poor colored men of the amounting to millions of On the it has tiikeu the rob bers and swindlers who did that infam ous work by the exposed their and directed the officers of tle government to send their names before grand juries It has gone into President Grants Cabinet and of it one of his trusty advisers who abused his who robbed the dead yetianj the who aided in the ItVrr ing soldiers on the wHodemand ed money for every appointinout Eiv madef and brought him to trial for many It has shown spealled Departui been used for the p clectioos in t te Sbiit how the Fretiideat puth public treasury and toot his own the villainy of of and tho that entire branch of the pttbHf It has stretched Us hand waters to London and saved of the country by collaring the minister and ambassador who was using his influence as our jrc to a worthless mini rob the English It has scattered the districtM dieted Bubttock tor made Harrington a fugitive from and exposed the rottenness and corruption of1 the present v It lias instituted a rigid into the management the Navy De exposed the corrupt operations of Cartel s and other ItJiaa laid bare the system in the Pestoffice Department and proved that the country ha bteL annually rW bed of hundreds of thousands of dolbi for carrying were written over routs chut never had a i It has exposed the inmmies of tlie Indian ihown how the Indians are driven the wur path tbat army tractors may be enriched aud the ury It bos matured u tariff bill if the would ugrea to would do more to start our idle and fur afid aod resWie pros to ill than any metwre 1 could be It has taken our Indian out of the hands of the thjevcs who and charge 01 them so they belong the War has the a a tliousand Avenues of fraud and iti who used ton a 1 MPWMfcfl 4 Ijeen llavising wiijfaApd m nfttir to get Ou the cc the extravagant and if he Settlewill H Vi FV7 1 V A J O
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