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   Aiken Courier Journal (Newspaper) - October 5, 1876, Aiken, South Carolina                                Conner 3 VOLUME 101 OCTOBER MAIL July On and after this dale ttyj Postofflce hours will be as folbwa tt During the Wfefck from to 1 30 clock and from 3 MAILS North Charleston 10 4530 to Close on Thisrsdnys flt 6 and on Saturdays at 6 Meiritta Bridge and Xnail8 close on Sundays at 1 oclock and open on Tuesdays nt 6 oclock 0tf J57 There are quico a number of colored in Aiken county who have denounc ed Radicalism and declared their inten tion of voting ior Hamptofl and the entire Democratic And not only arc they doing so in Aiken county the In almost of our exchanges we see notices of colored Democratic and quite frequently see cards from distinguished UoloreQ who have lieretoforc leaders in the Republican de fqr This ia A good move and should be by the whiie people of the Tbe men in the past ihave been imposed upon fey designing and have been Sanght to bc 3ieve that if the Democracy should gain of the government rights fce taken away from would again be placed in the bonds But tie colored men are fisft finding out thatthis not the case that thvy have teen imposed upon by these men only for the purpose of getting their votes in ordter to Ueep in As a class the people are very ignorant tn this and are easily led by Northern who have come down here for the sole purpose of filling their aid then leaving llheir poor wtth all the blnme to bear The colored race in Carolina ace in a destitute and they are solelydependent iipon the white wen for it behooves one oif them to join hands with tlie and present an unbroken from to band of thieves and robbers who have control of the and show to them that in the future tney intend to vote for honest thereby leasening the taxes and helping thc white man in order that he mav pay them higher wages for their by whch means tTie material in ttrests of the Suite will be frreatly nd If the loo raccs wouM net more than they have heretofore they would be better Tbe man needs the labor of the color ed and the colored man needs the ivhite mans money and unless hey neither will be fovery man in the Sttte should consider this matter aijd endeavor by all fiir means to convince the colored people fif tho truth of this Try and impress ii upon their minds they bavo been and that the white born white men their best friends and will protect them if they jnin our If they wift listen to sav no VOTE FOB New York Governor of South Car instead of attending to his duties has been visiting the on his return to which seems to be his he gives out that he heard of the murder of from thirty to one hundred negroesin thc State during his From thirty to one hundred is a vague Its use confesses a shameless nmount of ijr the and that they from time leaders that arc inettftoest when j jn the Governor of the been furnished with State now there are very few colored PALMERS LITTLE Dr of is doing all in bis power to embitter the blauks against the whies in this Inn letter tothe New York Times he says that it would be the extreme of fol ly and fool hardiness for the colored peo ple to layaside their arms until the whites have first set the example by themselves going Palmer knows OCTOBER On the 20th of this month Aiken will by a number of distinguished among whom are Generals Hagood and who will speak to our people upon the issues of the present and in the advocacy of reform and good Let avery man in Aiken both white and who is an well enough that the negroes in South advocate of good bo pres Greenland Carolina have been well armed ever since 1 let us show to we say we are tired of this and j whose sworn duty is to maintain the are not furj Dont forget the wished with a Winchester or Springfield October Until recently the whites havenot been armed and organised but now they are ftfnred and organized for the sole purpose of protecting their lives property and The white people of Aiken County do not warnto be at enmity witfc the TKej have done all in their power to fcoep down disturbances without on several occasions they have beencom pelled to take up arms against the in order that their lives and property might not be Palmer states io bis letter that on intend to nave a change of in our eace Of fcne to protect lives H w I Friday AND STILL THEY COME sev eral occasions bis life been threatened by different persons in Aiken Grain but yet tlie threats have not been carried Will Paimer informs usatwhat time and place bis life has been threatened and by whom We venture to say that if he would conduct himself as he should there would never be a harsh word ut tered aguirist But Palmer ifi a candidate for the and He will usX every means possible to secure his election even if he has to resort to the whippingpost policy which he advo cated in the Radical Convention in some weeks A WORD TO THE Tbia campnifrn is It is for your and your action at the polls in Sheriff of has de nounced Radicalism and annoimcod his intention of voting for Hampton and the entire Democratic We ateglad to see this and hope tbat in tne fu ture the Sheriff will exert bimsfcif for the right cause and always adfocate tbe 1 nterests of that party to wh wh be justly of the and to see that lawless ness is The people of South Carolina arc uskcd to vote for Governor reelect him to his But why should they At a time of great excitement he leaves tbe abandons his post of duty and re turns only to send a report of the killing of some of its Evident ly he 5s not a fit man for Governor he not even a safe General Wude Hampton is his oppo OLD 301 That is the advice we shouM give to South Carolina and also to Louisiana cobred If they only took tftne calmly to consider the matter they would see that while the Southern Republican politician lives upon and prospers the mere the colored men are wronged or the Southern Demo crat must perforce maintain peace apd order for if he does not the whole North hoots at him and demands that the Federal power shall upset Ar kansas was full of crime and disorder until the Democratic Govcrmr came into It has been peaceful ever and no complaints from undor his wisv gf wrong to No white man in j tho nominee of the Democratic linacan conscientiously remain With tbe What does General Hampton Republican party in times like ihepres say abuut the peace of the State He come aver to the j is making active ahd thorough can Republicans or colored THE following letter was received by General Hampton a fuw dnys ago and will explain itself MARS WADE Seeing ihac you nominated for Governor by the white and hearing that have prom ised the black man all the rights and knowing that you were always good and kind to me when your side at once before it is too and every from plat The Sheriff has set a good example for form and he pledges his word the white Republicans ef artd we snould advise them to follow ft for on the seventh day of November when the new Democratic ship starts on her all those who are oot oa board will be likely to To the Editor of The CourierJournal Please allow me space in your paper for the purpose of asking a few ques Govertior Chamberlain fur nhsb State gups and groes for the purpose of shooting at trees and or for the purpose of in timidating the whites How many guns has be distribut ed in Aiten and with sufficient amunition to shoot at targets from now November will ive evidence of the fact after the election whether or not you care inure for your wives aud children than for mere What is your situation now T If have does the mere pittance you receive for your hard labor suffice to furnish you with tbe necessaries of life Are you able to raise money enough at the end of every month to pay your rent without depriving your chPdren of bread Now is tbe time for Let your voicea be raised for a change 5 let your votes te cast fot a Reform is thc and to effect a reform a change in administration is the first Your condition cannot be made any wnre under guidance ot Uncle Sam my than it is rfnrl you havo the assurance o history D of rulers after a panic always re Why does the Captain of the company allow his men to be promiscuously in tho not that if he is elected Governor lie will protect and defend the rights of the colored man he solemnly prom ises to render to the whole people of the State equal and impartial justice and to uiake3 this promise he adds If there is a white man in thie assembly because he is u Democrat er becjittse lie is white believes that I nuj eltctwJ if I should I will stand between him and the or grunt to him any privileges immunities that shall not b granted to the colored he is and I tell him if that is his reason lor knowiug that kind wUo will do promises f to say I will jcte for yoa and nil the black irenl can do thc I have bought a piece land in York and am trying wake a good support for my which I can do we nil had good laws and low My is still und wc have but one whom we wish to Pieaae write to me in care of Rock I Your friend and former FRANCIS Scott has fallen into lino and like Chamberlain and Honest John o for Federal to Washington a for talks to the corVes voting for to vote at These arc the sensible words of General What hasGover nor Chamberlain Paid or done to match them What did lie do on he heels of the Hamburg massacre Washington to appeal for What does he do in the middle of the canvass poadonts of Republican newspapers and s the opinion that it will be ne knowing and I presume not caring j Promise oquul wl justice to all thP ball citizens Guarantee that he wit ob tored onnfidepcc and brought timos where the ball These militia guns are popping every day my houee and in the neighbor even on the Sabbath and per sons passing along the road fire liable to be 1 do not think these pror ne groes would shoot any one but they do not know the importance and responsibility of such I am often awaken at night by the report of these Hendrix and T can substantiate the What remedy would you sug protect and defend ihe rights of the colored man Not Ke leaves the State for a td New Eng Why should the colored men of South Carolina for Chamber lain What has he done 7 What does he propose to do for their If they are sensible they will vnta for General Ho at least makes them a definite He makes it for him for thu gentlemen who are on tho ticket wich himNot only but eessary to have more United States troops to inspire the iegro voters with confidence in that and that with out them Hampton will be 0 ran Senator Patterson has returned frooi where ho wenttofvec tho and reports that the troops necessary to preserve order in and Laurcns ccun ties will be troops will no difficulty in prcscrvUig order hut they will have considerable difficulty in uinkinj those and this fnt it is that heart of Honest Johnl troubles the and No CHROMUS Aiken Accommodation udercommandjof is of itsclt sufficiently srand swift as to obviate the YV IIJL leiiieujr ana fiWIICJIP uinovijueii I know it the law to be he every man docs njroc llio shontlng bat these Him that nil the colored as j rlins lawbreakers be If one person I well shall be secure in ltldneckties a Moi in its Laboring this matter your attention Wives of lnborintr en list in thc fight persuade your hus bands to cast one vote you and your them to understand that pe0pif Of Aiken shnuld flttempt to stop them they arc lierry and property liable to be shot Will one surest an idea how to evii without force thit lie had this A they hsive voted for low wages and starvation FACTS FOR THE PEOPLE Thc Democratic Executive Commit tee of Aiken county have prepared tn them upon thc but when i hud printed u fnuv page you havo a piece of work to be be j ihe above nmi intend circulat particular that you do not hire UTiy ing them nmong tho people of tho coun those who have refused to listen to your U contains thc Democratic but give thc preference to Hampnns speech of Judge This is to inform our friends of Aiken both white and that we havR severed every connection with the Republican and will hereafter do nil in our power for the furtherance of the Democratic Our reasons for the Republican party are that ifis working for bud pUr botter not vhte for If we were asked by a South Carolina cninred man how he should we shmld tell him fur Gunersil Ilatnptnii him i i i and his tho responsibility they arc willing to They are men of uicn of old cifizens of the State jro and slmkc hands with Hayes for President if you It is natural that you should prefer n Republican particularly if you its merits and necessities a dav as thc train stf the who have promised to vote with and whom ynu think you Cooks Dunjces letler and other interesting articles If you will do this and stand up to it which should be kept constantly c dn an abundance of As the the When you receive it Oolumbia Carry the war it to your farm and explain to into the stomach und we arc sure of thum that their best policy is to heed the advice riven in Dunjces and is led by tho worstmen in thc county We support the Democrat ic party because it working for honesty and Wo arc colored m try a Democratic i Hut vote for rencnl Hamp ton and the State has not protected depend upon if Hayes is rhrs n not to liston to U V other Southern upon Mon ped at to let off a 1idy who had been to the city shopping was the and amnng nthrr had purchascu sitting room which the who assisting the wascarryipg iu one Another a living a station beyondcnine in the doomf ihc carfol itT the me the lady was leav and setiuij arefleitimi of himself in thc which thc conductor was sujpnfud it was a off tiio trin the betcr to cxniniiic its fine lie soon saw and im lhcrovd and llT1 the any and living on thc plantation of who runs up to Clement on the old Ninety Mon six road and nbout five miles from Jones Attest John Adam CaiLir toll his when he ouht to be on spot just IPO done between you and your docs f Ftjiloral inicrference Ui 1 the men wh vote the Detno will receive the comraetida ia the 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