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   Aiken Courier Journal (Newspaper) - August 12, 1876, Aiken, South Carolina                                VOLUME 93 AUGUST 1876 MAIL July On and afier this date the shours tw3nbe as follows During the week from to 1 30 and from 3 to 7 Charleston Columbia1 10 10 9 Hammond an mails closeon Thursdays at G nnd open on Saturdays at 5 Marritts Bridge and a mails close on Sundays at 1 oclock opexi on Tuesdays nt 5 oclock CO UNTY DEMO CRA TJC HAMBURG HORROR i ANB COURIER OVER POLICY The Aiken County Democratic Con vention Anot oft the 5th for the purpose of electing delegates to State The meeting was a very every township save answering to the roll and was presided over by As Trill by the spirit of tbe Convention was and in favor for State officers the to be held at Columbia on the 15th and the delegates go instructed to that organization Ham mond submitted the following resolu were unanimously adopted a using vote the killing of unarm ed liegroeu following the Collision be twecu whites and blacks at jn this county on the 8th of if fctroctoug Wildbe punished to the full ex ie That the to fasten upon the Democratic party uuy respon sibility therefor is wholly unfair by facts j but OB the the affair has joliti only so far as it shows the aharccter of State and to fo ment race hatred provoke ruce oon in maintaining law and rights and fostering the interests of the imbedle and That we ii the history of the ibr tlae past eight years does Tiot show that wherever the Democratic y Jiae and in those States there has been security ibr protection fiu property larger of individual frecduQi and to boll the blaofcs nor Jess thiui und wo submit that ihis furnishes tho truest test upou the Southern question That in the husle has assailed with foul asper number of the citizens of this and endeavored to listen crime upon them before trial uiid on ex purte testimony Chabiberlahn j Governor ofSouth lias not only fc zeal of the but tv IVjjotiteu the dignity of his high and i soared true relations in which as cliief he Ought to stand the whole of this oifl Drnylffli then rose and the with tiie inten of atrengthening the dele lyletting them hear the wico of the Th it in tho opinion of us the people of Aiken in Convon vtion it is both unwise and in to delay the nomination of u Pemocratic State liiat our delegates to the which is to assemble in Columbia OH the loth are earnestly requested to resist by every means in their power any effort to ad journ said Convention without nominal a full Democratic State After reading the above resolutions Drayton addressed the meeting at considerable the Charleston News Mid Courier and the moneyocracy of Charleston were han dled particularly the News and Courier whose dictatorial course with regard to Chamberlain and ibe false abd garbled reports Of the Hamburg riot were animadverted upon with groat He said he was a proud of his birth place and and his love for his native ciby was second to no nuns j but would not sub mit to the dictations of a the majority of whose utock was owned in Iew which was run by aliens and supported by old fogies and moneyorats who had throttled the State and kept it He was an upcountryman adoption and was proud to be called a tiller of the Drayton was Jis tened to with and cham pion was found to up the glove for the News and Courier and the old fo gicrnoneycrats of the b the the remarks and resolutions al passed off without Henderson proposed the following which were also adopted That we heartily the nomination ef Tilden and Heu drieks as the standard bearers of the National aad wise and statesmanlike on which they have been placed before That it is the sense of this conven as representatives of the Democrat ic party of Aifcen that the only prudent and patriotic course fortho Democracy of South Carolina is to nomi nate trUdDemocratsfoi from the Governor down to the lowest office in That we charge that sach out breaks as the lynching of the Harmon murders in Edgefield and the recent con flict at is but baenatural re sult of the administration of law by the Radical of Carolina that we especially charge that the Hamburg Conflict was the result of a political maneuvered by UK Rivera and Schiller for the purpose onmizmgfhe whites and of the soil ard creating ipoliticrtl capital with which to infuriate the North against the to redeem their falling political The convention then proceeded tonoin i rate for every as his me was being requested to state his ability to attend the convention mid his willingness to obey foith fully resolutions of The ballot vTosultod in the following choice Paul FHammond Thomas Bcsolatimis also recooi uiendiog tlie people of the county to em ploy no who to vote the tick et put foward by the and fix iif themeeting of the County nominating postponment until after the the Republican The general feelingin BainweTl sterns to be against inimediafce Her delegatfte 50 The xjon conoposedof 105 met at BlackviJle on the Yth The entire white population of the county were The greatest earnjiitrness and harmony The following gentlemen were elected as delegates Johnson BLar Robert Convention for 31st To thac convention each township will be sent at least three with the further to a delegate for every additional 350 white TME VOICE OF THE CONVEX The Abixiville Democratic Convention met at Abbeville oo Aug and uuanimouslj voted in favor of tbe j postponemeot of Democratic nominations ou the Williams and the straightout poli but opposes an immediate nominar tion of York county advocates postpomnent of and opposes straight and instructs her delegates to exert their influence to postpone by the State Convention for the FAIEPIELD iralls into the postponrneut as will bo seen by the following letter by James John Dear Youask iuy opinion as the proper policy be pursued by our Convention on the 35th 1 think this conf vention to nominate Presidential candidates for Congress udopt measures w harmon ize and the organization oi the and adjourn to meet the day week after the Republican Convention The action of tbe Republican Ounvon tion may Justify nonaction asio thfe State and it may necessitate a out nomination by Yours GRUENVILLC Afeo refuses to recommend the making of nominations and In which met on Augost the following resolution was offered and rejected1 That in the opinion of Convention it is wise and expeelient to nominations for State oficers on the 15th as directed by the Etecative and that our delegates be instructed to for and against putting off to a Inter smd also o vote for none but straight Deiucicratj for Ftate Sends iicr delegates unpledged and A motion to instruct the to the State Convention to vote against on the 15th instant wus AKDERSON Thinks 5t emwoitly wise and proper to make nominations at and H resolu tion was unanimously adopted urging nominations by the State The Democraey of Chester met on the and passed resolutions in favor of iMio democracy of Columbia are unan mous Ibr immediate nomination and a struiszhtout GetN Wade Hump O i ton wts ont of the Ooloael Wallace oSered tlie foils wing resolution waff adopted That whilst we are opposed to the doctrine of it is the sense of this that the Demo cratic State to assemble here on tho proceed at once to nominate State and postpone such action to any stibsequant meet ing After the nomination of the nominees wore requested tu express their views as to the course to be pur sued by the State All dorse the straight out DARUNGTON Deems ic wise and prudent to make no nominations at present The following resolution was unaaiuiously adopted That In the opinion of this it will be wise and prudent that the Democratic party of South Car olina make no ttommotiun for State officurs until Republican party shall have made their The 5onnty Democratic Convention met on July Before the proposition to postpomi nominations on the 15th was OLD SERIES THE HAMBURG BIQJT ADMITTING TO BAIL OF THE A struightout ticket wns re Abeut eleven oclock on Thursday our town put on quite an ani mated Never per aid Sheriff Jordan or any other Aiken load so respectable a band of prisoners as those Aiken rind of LiMirens net on August adjourned on Wednesday Every ship was fully The of the Convention was for a spirit straight oujt Democratic and their were instrucUu to vote for none but Democrats Ibr State delegates TME TE CHAMBERLAIN NOT THE ETATE OP THE RU BICON PASSED AT STRAIGHTOUT POLICY THE TRUE Whether the Democratic Con which meets at Columbia on the l5th nominates candidates for State officers or postpones nomina ting until after the Republicans have held their it is now pretty certain that Governor Chamberlain will betaken up toy tbe Democracy of South Since the publicity of his correspondence with Senator Robert son and President Gkairt in the Ham burg his best friends and admirers in that pftpfey all confidence and publicly admit that in making up the State he must be counted Perhaps it is best that it is so forthis halfloaf pol ivhich soeuinyof our people ihave trusted in for these weary years has only in sad appointment and If there le nothing better in store for the people ofSouth they may EdgefieJd of all iges con who come filing into ed on mettlesome to give bail for their appenratiee at the September There were about one hundred horsemen in double with numerous buggies and wagonsj filing alung in the Al though only including two colored men were two bts ing left behind on account of The cavalcade marched up in front ctf the Lyceum and after answering to their entered the court room where were congregated the entire Bar of Bdjcefield and Ifor O and Attorney the with his oc icupyiag the The reading of the is unnecessary to add vae occupied the That of the defence putting entira new face upon tfoe wkle transaction It was proved that the negro company commanded by was not a regularly organized had no to the and fired the first shot and killed the first Of the of the great mass of evidence produced at the there is no manner Some of persona ehcwn to have fceen t the con flict beiJg and or two it is havs been absent fioin the Statd qf Georgia aa4 South for more a Awoug numeroas affiduvits whiok were in behalf of the was one from Prince going to that the concerned in the were not a but nothing more nor less than an sir iced acting in defiance of the laws of the and spurning the jurisdiction of his a Trial The affidavit of John brother of o while we have something to go ov resolve to meyt the enemy In a square open on the straightout and abide the hazznrJ of tbe die Recently we republished from a lead ing Democratic paper of New York a justly deserved notice of the Piedoiont ami Arlington Life Insurance It is evident that this company is rapid fy taking position among the leading of the and his al us well know it at Jf there is to Samuel exSpeaker of be it struggle for liberation and better j of under state of it is better that it eome went to prove that the Hamburg corn For every year after the Radicnl was formed to kill the white peo iratherer hasswept over tbe and that Governor Chuaibeilaiu haJ the people find themselves more iaipovj action was necessary to eriehed and able to contend with the curry the This affidavit also adverse fate which an unkind provuienca proved the bringing ot the his cast them bettor take up froul Columbia by Schiller in a tin artiis atonce against a of and its distribution to the lompunyprivr tind by opposing end thehearUiche which to or any of his friends entering Radical fruud have The affidavits of such brought upon the If tliore is fl character as to show conclusively that nofhing left for the people bat hnse nubtile riut was a or it is better to teu up uguinst the white people of the if the alternatives at j State to prop tbe waning foi tunes of the Radical piuiy in and Iain At the Attorney General Stone read the forcible parts of the testimony before tho mock coroners in an evidence that his Huiior didnot ciisidar the evidence of the erosecittiott the bail of the wblch the Attorney General would place at was fixed at was readily the Attorney General consenting to allow who were de tained on account of to give ready attained the highest position among all rivals doiuir business in tho j ihe rtqnircd by him i When a Southern corporation J at any time they should do I can present so many claims for patronI just as ihe twilight it is not sgrpriring that our people j jratberinover the it ready By a their nd filed agetuent rtnd a promptness i oflheT various in every just demand upon it rlo r there was no whiakey the Piedmont and day bj day noiso or riotous conduct of any increases its wealth and and and we must W W2 becomes more deserving of rho patronage j or mure nmiaftly of our   

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