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   Aiken Courier Journal (Newspaper) - September 28, 1876, Aiken, South Carolina                                VOLUME 100 SEPTEMBER 1876 OLD 300 MAIL July On find after this date the Postofflce hours will be as follows During the week from to I 30 oclock and from 3 1 Charleston 10 9 pia Hammond and Greenland mails close on Thursdays at 6 and open on at 5 Bridge and Ebal mails close on Sundays at 1 oclock and open on Tuesdays at 5 oclock vanong Chauiloriain and John Patterson were in Washington last week endeavoring to have more troops sent to South lc is not as yet known whether they succeeded or but it is more thaa likely that the request will be as the Wash ington authorities will doall in their to carry South Carolina for ihe Let the iroops come like to see They are paid off monthly and a large amount of money among our thereby ad the interest of the They do not influence the elec tion either one way or the as they are not allowed the privelege of and annot influence The people of South Carolina have started out with the determination to win the fight at any and all Too long have they been sleeping and they intend in this glorious Centennial year to show to the world that the Sona ol Old South Car olina have not lost all their and that they yet have the manhocd to vin nicate their rights and assert their su psemacy over ignorance and For eight long years have the people of this State been trodden upon by cor rupt carpetbaggers and whore sole aim has been to fill their pockets with the earnings of the hard working These xiien have kept themselves in power by intimidat ing the poor ignorant telling them that they were their best friends and thai their former masters were their bitterest But the colored peo ple have seen and aro fast deserting the sinking and arc coming over to the rock ol safety upon whose sulid foundation all those who de isiie honest government can find room to If Governor Chamberlain and his followers1 think they can secure the elec A TALK WITH His REMARKS AS REPORTED BY A NORTHERN Redfield in the Cincinnati Commercial September is lamentable but true that the lines are drawn closely between the and the blacks are even more pre sumptive against any of their color who join the whites than are the whites against one of their number who joins the blacks The being largely in the majority in this and contiolliiu local there is not the bitterness between he races that we find in Orangeburg and and those counties the blacks are in the I see the comparatively good feeling between the two races here and but I fear that it cannot last through the The fight will be hot there will be a great deal of and the lines will be drawn BO tight that there will certainly be more or less rows and disturbances be fore the thing And every out break but adds to the bitterness which I wish the election was and the thing was over Greenville miy fairly be said to have been upside downlast It is the universal testimony that the Mountain City has not beea so shaken up since the When the whole white population enter the campaign as one they have in and all on one is to be presumed that they will make ac tive The uproar kept up last night until past Although the population had had seven aet speech es during the they were not filled bind four or five more were required to satisfy There was a torchlight procession of mounted men nearly a mile and music and and and generally a high old But it all passed off peace There was no Among the transparencies was a representation of i female figure bursting asunder her and called The Prostrate State she is aroused there is no question about Nor do I believe there will be peace in the State until the whites come lo power over the black be that majority never so The column will not longer stand upon its The ladies vie with the men in which is called here They hung out attend the smile upon the orators and delude them with Hampton received not less thun a cart load of brought which will give them a large majority All these upper counties contain white and with what negroes they can bring they will roll up a large majority for the straight Tilden and Uefurm does not enter so much into the contest as Hampton and That is the watch Reform does not express the full The Democracy of South Carolina insist on releif redemp As we were coming along jro the cars this freight train Jit 12 miles an asked Hanipton if he thought he would be I think the chances are in my fa he but of course we have no certainty of Upon what do you base your hopes t Just this The whites are aroused and at the same time prevent the South A at Smithvilie after expos from being solidly Democratic at Na i ins himself in various wava in vain tional I thought they would agree to General Hampton said that ho fully appreciated the difficulties oE the situa black V to even swallowing somo of the CP with a philanthropic learn the prognostics and method of treatment in his own finally in He thought it would not be many I ocuhted himself and took the I n H years until there would be a demand in the North that the negroes be disfran or at least the more ignorant of Mark my said this demand will come from the North before it does from the They will see what a large representation the enfranchisement of the blacks give us in the and there will be a demand for a change of But in the South we do not now adverse to ne gro whatever may have been our opinions at the It gives as a larger voice in the government than our section has ever before In I advocated suffrage BS they never have The largest immediately after the and was the white vote ever polled will come and I calculate upon not lew than ten make vise them to pack up their buggagu j or on the 7th day of November next they will be compelled t step down and nut and give way to honesty and good gov 1 CtJUl V tJ IIW 4VJ3 kllUII U Ijttl V Vi tion of the Republican ticket by the j flowers ye5tSrdaji He docs not know aid United States they arc what to do with He says that in And we should adthc ho had ft baggage but as ho is not toting one around with liini in this he is ata loss for am And such notes is with o the flowers The uien upon the from Hampton referred to as human who are to break the chains of our bondage and restore oar dear old State to the hands of her own and much of the same The blessings of Heaven are invoked upon the as one of the orators stiip f we do not succeed it will not be for lack of womans smiles and There ia a good deal of sentiment in the in his refers to Smth Carolina as our TILE REPUBLICAN Tho Republican ticket seems to dissatisfaction throughout the The mure respectable portion of the party have become disgusted at last and iirK diuigall in their power to se cure the election of Elliutt seems to bo ihe main objection to the although tlierest are bad and many believe that his name alone will insure defeat to the entire The Beaufort in alluding to the nomination of says within the Jnr AttorneyGeneral The re LJ V form would have been advanced by the of Parker for Treasurer jne candidates arjall paused with the thousand colored Will ihat elect you that will do it by a small ma I calculate The blacks are feeding this excessive and the enormous cost of carpetbagger rule is coming home to I am positive that more colored men will vote with us than ever Who do you think the Republicans wiil nominate against They are split up and and therein we hope for If they do not come we are certain to win If they are not able to harmonize on they may take Whom do yon think is the strogest man they can nominate hy all But the opposition to him among the low country on account of the Whip per is such that they may defeat him and nominate Elliott or some other colored That would lead to a color line fight in all that the term I Yes that would not be good for the nominate whom they and do what they I think our chances of success are very fine I think the chances are in our If the State goes 1 then there will be a solid South for sure That is true but so far as South Carolina is it is not for Til den we are working for so much as re lief from the rule of the robbers here ut My we cannot stand it Our subsistence is and the very name of oui State is u byword and We ore in the gulf of It Northern even the Northern Republicans our knew it just as it knew what we have suffered and how we have first man on the soil of South Carolina to make a speech in favor of What we want now is to get enough blacks to act secure the success of our elect a good Legislature and drive the plunderers that long despoil ed us from That is We are working for South Carolina I might say for Yellow To the Editor of The In these exciting times of yellow a few lines from one who has been repeatedly in the midst of that dreatul may not be years Captr of tie 7th related the fol lowing facts Nacogdoches or he was a member afcftXcom pany of stationed there in a used as four stories A strange fact of cats and pigs dying in the early induced a young physician to predict a sickly for which he got ridiculed his Ksculapian and lost his prac Finally the yellow fever broke and swept the place like the besom of All the soldiers in the lower story nf the barracks died about onthalf of those on the second story died j many of those on the third story had the fever but recovered and not one man on the fourth story though the olen there were con as it was used as a guard room and the writer and his family from Fort visited New Or leans soon alter that city hu1 been near ly decimated by that and re cognized at the old Charles hotel few of the known beforehand learned them thit all the waiters which up on top of the at the though m night not considered healthy in that escaped the and all Delirium and he soon full a martyr co his laudable As the Creole population believe the disease is propogated by a small yellow often found covering boxes of the dead await ing in New may not the mosquito be an active means of dissem mating the fever A To the Editor of The CourierJournal Please allow me a small portion of your paper to make the statement that I neither ask nor desire a nomination by the Republicans of this for any one of the county nor wish to be held in any any acS of the For lam fully after eight years sorrowful that there is no white however ex emplary his private character may have orhowever faithfully he may per form his official but while connect ed with this would be an objectof and be held responsible for the misdoings of Allow me further to ask that if anyone will point to one single instance in my private or public either secular or where I have ever failed to perform my uuty as a that they will come to ine and show me ihe rime when it No act of my either public or pri vate ivcs me ne single moments sot row but notwithstanding I am held to be responsible for the evil doings of without my participation in No one in Aiken County more fully deprecates or laments the existing stato of affairs I but urn powerless to correct No one can say that my voice wus ever heard other than in the interest of Jaw and peace and I have diligently o I by advice to cor rect the evils existing utthis time in the and to by my own thai to bo happy is to live My dfficiftl service expires with the T current after which I shall have no had the more to do with FRANCIS been their sympathies would low many or lij Of whoui be extended ro us in this We do not want to deprive the colored people of any of their rights wo agree to and support the constitutional amendments and turn our buck upon the but At during the there was m army mainly of yellow fever Champagne wine t what we do wane is relief from the rule j was found to be the most efficacious of the To do what I foi A there was but one our po or old State I accepted the nomi who coffined the dead and buried though 1 did not want I do not want to take part in I never asked for an when uiy peo ple call I must do what I can for to tar rescue or she He ac tually had a number of men crying in the audience yesterday by his dismal portrayal of the condition of lrour poor M for have forotten They tiuy forget it they tmouf h rascals left to make up a ticket without calling upon tbeae two ilo the bedriddenwill be ULU tumid 1 i i i j ihpir relief be it much dear od mother who is trampled m the uieir luul uc r t T told Gen EUuipton that L thought and pleads with her sons to come i toia UU1 F that the Northern people dul sympathise with the whites 01 South nd wuuid be gla J to see enough iiegrons with them elect a decent one of mon who could at least sign their own thafthcy did nrt like Idea of every Southern State wurk at Gvcetiville They are assured that at least one hundred black men wM vote the white and that every white the the with was one who kept him self full of though not An old friend relate I was in the lost of that and the doctors in before thesteward the him so that he came crying to a favorite the doctors say yon M ust die tomorrow yourself under my carer THE following communication appear ed in the Churleton Journal of Com merce a few days and should receive the attention of the pastors of the differ ent churches throughoutthe State the Klitors of the Journal of Commerce Itis respectfully suggested to the Gospel Ministers and of Divine throughout tins persecu ted and pmsrraic State Thnt on Sab buih speiially devoted and so through the and from pulpits in advance of that the people in their respective phicca worship be invited assemble earlier than the usual lime church and ui all beseech hypnycmnd the inierpo siiion of Ahiiiuhiy in jfiS u people oppressed protect aid deliver us Trom corruption and by unprincipled adventurers who iuiest the wiM vou It was prom L Modical denis like almost all of the men at this requiring nssti sivcl them jrreat advan he trustees half full of wiili no Ml fur AC least snim of them in about ilf an Hour an did if there could be some plan with the same quantity devised to take the Cotton sRtrs yovj a piarid and ernment out wf the hands of the on the tuinl r j soon in SJ i 111 uOOivS ItllU 111 We understand that the I of the Louisville oluc Kentucky cre M number Buucficiary Scholar in hi h I forthose needing such aid in regard to the roat be addrewinp a 1 Ml j i JjOUlft Vllii JMCtllLai1 Kv   

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