Aiken Courier Journal, February 22, 1877

Aiken Courier Journal

February 22, 1877

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Aiken Courier Journal (Newspaper) - February 22, 1877, Aiken, South Carolina volume 3—number 120AIKEN, S. C., FEBRUARY 22, 1877 • OLD SERIES,TOL. 7 -NO-'*) WAIL ARflATJCEW? ENT3. Aikkx, S. 0., Dec. ll, 1874. On and after -this date the Postoffice hours will bo irs follows : During the week from 8:80 a. nq to 5.80 p. rn. Asthore is no mail received on Sunday the office wiill not he opened on til at day ()PFA*8. I TUE ZEQIRI, IX TUE HOESE. THC FI IT CE NTH JUDGE. No Appropriations Unless IIamp- Tfhat “Gath’ Has to Say of the Pres-ton and Nicholls be recognized.    blent    Maker. The Cheering: Outlook. Id belows. MAILS. I CLOSES. Northern..    IO a.m.!    SP-rn Western...    Itta. rn.•    8 p.m. Charleston ’:80 p. ni.j    It a. rn. Columbia.. fOam& 4:80pm 0 a.m. A 8.80 pa CharlestoM mail closes ai I p. in. on Sunday Dunbarton*, Hammond and Greenland mails cl-osc on Fridays at 0 a. rn., and open on Saturdays at 5 p. rn. W ashington, February 19.—Quito a number ot influential Democrats propose the following : And who is Justice Bradley ? Well, he was an ornament to the bibby. Yon have probably heard of the Ipbby ? No I Is it possible? I thought^every one [From the New Von* Herald, of Saturday.] j The Aiken (S. C.) COURIER JoUIt-A« in ti very few days the country j nae, February 8, copies from the Com-will have a new President we propose j mercial Advertiser a letter dated Aiken, here to give briefly our conclusions as 3. C., January 23. 1877. and signed to the future.    i‘‘Althea ” As pastor of the Methodist I. Iii the first place, whoever becomes j Church-in Aikeu from January, 75, up First. Not to pass the appropriations .    ,    pOSSinie    ‘    1    bought,every one j -    ^    "™ever    ^conies    , bills until Nicholls and Hampton arc i had heard of> this third ‘estate of the | 4 rcsident, peace is assured. That is a j to the present, aud having spent with recognized: or. second vnrn tho ^‘>rernnient. that owing to tho dirt ac-j v^y ^cat gain-the greatest possible recognized ; or, second, to vote the appropriations conditional upon such recognition. i his feeling found expression to-night in the Democratic caucus, which was cumulated about it, might well be called j *or tll< wbo Pa>’ l^e taxcs. real estate. It is the agency established j ^ ' XG xi is certain, that whether we by Congree to facilitate business be- j are tf> bave Resident Hayes or Prcsi-tween it and the people appearing be- ! dojt Tilden, misgovernment in the the Aiken community two or three days of nearly every week during that tiuc, we feel that we are competent to take so much notice of that letter as to say we arc truly surprised that any person Leesville, Men u.-5 Brtdgo    ami Mi.    strong    in    numbers and feeling, and    j    fore P°***sed of claims of all ;„rts.    :    Southern States, perpetuated    by Fed-    j    could be found to write sud. a loiter; Ebal    mails    close on Thursdays at    4 o'clock !    .. vnoj    .j:    I    As    the Representatives represents and    1    cra Interference, wil! cease. The rcian    \    and more, we feel grieved that anv one I    #peV» --'ays at    4 o’clock |    ^    |    ‘ha reflects the ,on/and charac- *    u ore,;    no Re-j    in bis or her right” mind, could l £ J‘ lb‘    1    ter of his employer, the lobby is quite    j    Pu4)!lean politician, no matter    how ex-    j    pinge against the ninth commandment. SO    It....... ll    •    a.    tl’l'lM    U    Lie    vintl’e    Tina    TV    ll    .    ITC.    k/,/...    ™!ll    L.    _    i    Tli«  !_ _ I" a • I    a IL CONDY, P. M. court. A proposition by Capt. Kilis, j    member of Congress fVoni Louisiana, GR A XT    AXD    TUE    MILITARY.j I1!31 ‘1!° aI>proPr'*t,ons be withheld un- j    til self-government is restored to Lou— ColumciA, S.    0.,    reb.    20.— Infer-    j    k*iana and South Carolina, was received i matin,, having    reached Grant    j    wkh a stotni ol- aprl.„Lation T1,c Somh. | from Republican sources here that aer- Lrn mcu,bcrS of Coup,ess, backed by the Washington Light Infantry, which i in earnest in this matter attended Dunker Hill and the Colen- Tho SpCiikers in (he caucus ranged Dial, intended to celebrate Washington's themselves as follows: For resistance birthday by I! parade, an order was is-sued to Col. Black, of the 18th Infantry, outright: Randall,vMills, Knott., McMahon, Poppleto^k \\ ailing and Jones, commanding tile post here, to prevent; 0f Kentucky. For submission, contin- any such demonstration or parade on tile part of such organizations. Governor Hampton, upon hearing of it, issued a proclamation to-night calling upon the people to comply with the requirements of the President’s order, "but protesting in strong language against it, and asking that the celebration be postponed until some more auspicious period. The erder creates some excitement among the citizen military. The President thinks that (tov. Nicholls is Actins in Good Faith. Washington, February 20.—Con-\f pressmen Ellis,iDol. Burkly, Counsellor '^^avanac, of Louisiana, called on the President to-day and explained tile situation of affairs in that State. The as bad as Congress, and is generally I tv'"nv' 4>ls v»ews may have been, will be j The people of Aiken town and county composed of mean men and lewd women. I ab^2 40 persuade his party to hazard its j have suffered the perpetration of giicv-Attorney Bradley was in the lobby work- 1 0NVn *uture an(4 t4lc peace of the coun- j ous injustice at tile hands of “Althea” ing for the New Jersey railroad com pa-! tr*    an>” lot*ger interference in the    j —A co, among readers who do not yfcnoir, Attorney Strong w rn likewise in I    affairs ol the Southern States.—    or, with the best of reasons, belie ue, that, . I Thus a arent. *!*».,on* nf a,  rn w;l]1 t}le exception of some few statements. rather necessary to connect to nies. era I white military companies, including j numbers of Northern Democrats seem I thC loLby luborin» fur the Pennsylvania | lhu* a ?reat lenient of danger and in--    •    *    T    *    1    *    T    •    ’    *    *    ‘    ’    railroad    companies.    These    two    gentle-1 Justr^tai depression will disappear men bael other clients ani were mixed in other schemes, but these were tile > o. As to the reforms necessary to j gethcr the parts of tho story, the com-purify the government and liberate the J munication is little else than a libel, at principal employments and interesls. | wlieeis °r industry, while it is probably j once apparently bitter and venomous. While (he two workers were hanging i true a ncw krooui sweeps cleaner J About the first unhidden thought after about the passage and committee rooms I tban an o5d one reforu,s are now so im- j reading Althea’s letter was this: Were of Congii, tbc Supreme Court, under I Fera,lveIy demanded, by the country | it not for the names of certain places Chase, Chief Justice, promulgated its ' tbat 110 Part.v can afford to refuse or j and persons with which wtc are familiar, celebrated decision in the legal tender j tbcm one pretends that any j we might not have suspected that tho case. This gravely affected the railroad P0SSli)lc Cabinet, under either of the j extravagant story was laid in or about interests so largely represented by Messrs, i Poss^*e I residents, will be other than | Aiken. The burden of the effusion is, Biadley aud Strong The companies j ^°r bai(^ n,0,,cy» 4or economy and for a ! the cruelty, massacre and general tyran-hurried to Washington in a high state j re^orni °4 the civil service. M bidi ever , ny on the part of the whites or Demo— of alarm. In a few days the Arlington, j partyi comes hi 011 t,le 4tl> of ^Iai'ch will crats toward tho colored Republicans. M illurd’s and Ebbitt were thronged I    disappoint its rn, re partisan Wd- If “Althea” is not crazed, there must with bald headed, round bellied parties j |ierchts > politicians will fall out, the j bo something serious the matter with Grant regarding South Carolina. The j of the highest respectability in appear- > il,(iePen4cnfc voters wilt greatly increase | him or her—we know' not the sex, much President is made to say:    In South i anco—all were rogues disguised under I nuui^e,si ant4 the people will be able . less the proper name of the writer we Carolina the contest has assumed such j stocks and clean shins. Their first I |° aia^‘2 ^etter bargains with their pol- j would like to hope that the sex is neu— move was a law of Congress increasing I l4lc,ans*    |    so    that    no one might attempt to con- the Supreme Bench two members. They    ~    b°    coun4iy    glands    at    the    thrre    |    tradict the opinion that “Althea” fur— enforce the authority of Gov. Chamber- i found oh count that with such addition    a    Pc*ia°d    of    great    prosperity,and j nishcs little evidence in that letter of it will grow rich, no matter who becomes j being either a lady or a gentleman of President. During the next four years j strict verity. ’ With all of the healing gent on the recognition of Hampton and Nicholls :    Representatives Ellis, Hooker and Springer. Against any ! action : Brown and Durham, of Ken tucky. What Grant Says About Chamberlain, W ASHINGTON, Fob. 19.—I he Ncw \ ork Tribune pubhshesan irterview with a phase that the whole army of the United States would be inadequate to President replied that he was satisfied I ,    .    -    rTM    .    - *    .    demonstration.    I    hey have refused to that Gen. .Nicholls was acting in good    .    c. . . , . . .    .    .    i    P“J taeir ^tatc taxes t0 Gov. Chambcr- faith in preserving the statu quo. aud , - j    ,,    ,    , r    n    '    i    lam, and it wmuld be useless to sell out lain. The people of that State had re-I that they could vote down ^Jhief Jus-solvtd not to resort to violence but J tice Chase and his gold t^jder associ-adopted a mode of procedure much more | ates. Poor Chase, he saw’ what, was formidable and effective than armed coming and fought hard against the packing, but fright in vain I The in iquity was consummated. It was not itrWOuH require .very extraordinary et- Land invigorating properties of the Aiken forts indeed in a Federal administration I climate—and they are certainly many to prevent the American people from making up the losses of the past and we doubt whether the disease of“ Althea” can be cured in any climate save that immediately around the mercy-seat.— ......    .    ......       „    consummated until Grant sent into t|l0 ! b««on.inj{ once more the* prosperous and ^ ie t ere ma a no lutco ion o c tang-, t|lcir pr0p„rty ag n0 one wuU|^ ^ -t j Senate two names to till the places Of tbe ^aFl^lSt nation in the world. With ! Christian X iyhbor, Fib. 15. mg his instructions to Gen. Auger. Iii i Tt ,    ,,       J    .    I    .*    .    r    •    -*-----  •    *    -»    .    « .    j    Unless    Governor    Chamberlain    co the course of conversation the President ii i    v    iiuuivo    i' * la 11 tut; jjiATO, V/I I ulu | course, places on the Supreme Bench I lb° 'auguration ot the next President, . „ XT- I u Lfi . i i j i C0,,‘Pe^ t4ie collection of taxes it woald j are not be had everv day, and the most I wboeVtir bo ‘:,a^ be’ conbdence will be said Gen. Nicholls should not be held .    ,    ,    «    .    .    !    .    .    " ,    ,    .    rpstorod -md indn^trv md pnnmmMn ... ..    ,    ,    I be utterly useless for him to expect to eminent men in the Ie-a1 profession in    iaustiy    .md    commtrce, responsible for the freak of the madman !    -    ,    .    , .    ,    ..    ,    ,    r    nlreadv reviving will fn!!v -.u-nL-m. n, »> nnc me ousy at. J ail Hive] r    j maintain his authority for anv length of the country were SDoken of Fpirh «*‘iL*iuy reliving, win luny awaken to    .    1 who shot at Mr. Packard.    L_ _ ,n • f f » V    #    ‘    3.    ?    T    rtS*    life While the political leaders will be othcr nian«fac4«rmg centers in th< lins state of ah i rs ..lust lucyCurtis, Black and others were canvassed .    ie    political K.adctb will be , x h otsorbing attention sh-ewt striving rn vain to keep their parties    1 Seutlirrn Cotton Maitcf: » tiue. M bile the busy times at. Fall Rivcr In the Senate, after considerable discussion, in which it was claimed the time, ineligibility of the Michigan elector was . . .    10 •    ,    .    j    maintain    himself    in    the    exercise    of    the tably result, in the abandonment of all ! but Grant said openly, and, among efforts by Governor Chamberlain to others, to my friend 31r. John A. C.1    an4    troubled    li\e>, not proved, a resolution to count was adopted. The Senate again returned from the House and adopted resolutions that the Nevada vote should be counted. Adjourned. Carolina and Louisiana. AV ASHINGTON, lob. IS—Representative Say I cr will make the South Car- Gubernatorial functions of the State of South Carolina. The President will leave the White Gray, of New York, that he would nom!! th* P00**0 wil1 bc at rest and wil1 dis rngti there cast an occasional glance at what is going on in the South, as re- ‘ ports continue to reach them of our i rapid progress in the production cd .    .1    i    „    i    i*    *i    i i I iorgomen, mat tile red em! uovernmcnt    4 not pledged to a reversal o. the legal :    .    -ii!    cotton goods. In former times it was . _ i „    „    Tr    „    i    I    has comparatively lit tie to do w uh the I . ftndei decisions. Ile was good as his j x ....    ^    t    ^    j the custom, on making up the Tall re— inate no man to either who was cover once more, what has been too long I forgotten, that the Federal Government j ' t or will be the guest of Secretary Fish. Words of Warning. (New York Freeman’s Journal ) The decision of the Commission that Olina report to-morrow. It will gay that i Florida has gone for Hayes, is alarming the present State government of Cham-1    .    r    <    i    ^ , , .    ...    .    °    not    on    account    of    me    decision, but bc- berlam, like its predecessors, bas no1 power t-3 protect the people, and is so I caUce that decision "as    to    on utterly weak that nothing but the moral I str*lct PartJ Srounds. power of the >upport of the suppoft of ‘ ^    nave    mu    I* ll I ie tunuui uiLioiwiia. ut; «*is    as    UIS House March 3d, and with Mrs. Grant ' word, and to the amazement of tho ! haPPiness- cxcept to keep its hands off. I *..-:ii K.f _______ ..p o   if* ,     ij    i________ _____i .I.. i i i . a *^5. lienee whoever shall become Pres- I world at large, and :o the delight of all ti i    I    iii    I, i turns of the cotton crop, at the end o lienee whoever shall become Pres- | ,    *■ ^ I, to,,..    I.    „    • .ii ideal or the 4iii of March is a matter the hta\y colporatiom, he nouunatec    ,    j    guess ai the amount of raw materia Messrs. Strong and Bradley. The lobby i ot    little    tmportaree to the j    - got drunk on champagne with delight, I luen Pay ®    ^1    I    “    I    *»’ the last few rears the variant i ...    v.    .    ,    .    !    msiv nu Hie result or file ( t.mmivsii.n s i    - aud in due course of indecent haste tile legal tender decision was reversed. Everybody Expects to Acquiesce. may be the result of the CommUsiou’s : | labors we advise the independent voter j | to take courage j he has no need for • anxiety, fi»r next. year lie will go to the ! | polls, stronger than ever before, to j I elect a new Congress. (New York Herald.) T,. .. .    .    A    disputed    election    is    a    great    calami-    t    „    ...    „    T    .    » it this ^artisan programme *> carried    •    re    -    •    i    Moses Mould and James Wouldn’t., ty—a sense of injustice SU tiered is not a ; the sersoii, to give a more nomir.a ! guess at the amount of raw material md ii! the figures h is been very slight, where as the actual {acts show that the u.ovo merit has been on the increase. Almost ev- rv week some new mill is berne •*    r erected or some old cstablis mr ut re j mo Adod and revived with fresh capital, I The State of Georgia sepsis to att tad ; more attention than any other section the General Govern m    i    i    .    J    ui    iuju&><    suuu.-u a j      I    more    attention than any other s'-ctioi existence a single day Take this !T '' U °    ^    i^'    1    ^    U1U    °Ur    I    sl,^lfc    matter    j    1)111    this    S,eat question 1 It will probably turn out that Hon. and the goods of the Augusta and At ful support from Chamberlain’s^ uiih-^ I W°rds a lata* blow is struck at the ; has been submitted to the arbitration of Ben Wood, of Ncw York. will not be I rn ta mills command rt munerative price ei    t    .    Supreme Court of the United States ’ IuI government, and it will quickly j r,    s.rates . vanish like the dew before the sun, and 4bcrc arc S0111© to 4)0 gi’eat upturniiigs will no longer disturb the peace of an whatever new parties : the old par- oppressed and long suffering people. j ties died when this Commission was ci e- wise and honorable men, who will we I    “allowed to turn a wheel,’’fir ten years    in the New York Markets. On thi believe, conscientiously do the solemn    or one year, in this Ftate, for the edueu-    point, the New York Cotton Recor duty imposed on them ; and when they ;    lion of poor orphans. It’s too poor a    says: It is x<*iy interesting to watc have done it, and when Congress has    way to do good, as about seventy per    the development of industries that havi A delegation of D i t’ ^ U    •    done its share under the law, whatever cent. of the profits will be smit to the j hitherto lain dormant, partly from wan and IVnr> > f-A. -• -> i •    •    uP4iea'M,    no matter who ; the result may be, that is final—unti] Hon. Ben \\ nod, who is an orphan fully oi^ confidence, hut chiefly hee u-»* th tlcuicn fro’n    ;    ^ in P°V(r’tbe.^Upremc ^0Ult ot tlie the next, c ecfion. Two years hence educated, and who has become a “bloat- I Southern pc^le are behind Is. od i ma an oui.>- muted States will be ab dished—as ba- those who may think themselves agriev-    cd bondholder’ by the turn of the wheel    taking advantage of the mal y hic.-s'itg cd, be they Democrats or Republicans,    of fortune. It set ms strange that just    that are to bo hAind at their very •! or can appeal to the people ; but until when the Hon. John ll. James had in-  1    “    1    1    “ then all men 'rebound—sacredly bound i troduced a bill tv) tftectuaby st*»p the tana will wait on tho Preaidont to-tnor- lug what J.Tl'ersoti predi.’tcd it would row. There seems t i bo neither appro-; he—tho partisan tool of the political liension nor hope that l're.-idont Grant party that u.av he in power I will interfere in the affairs of cither of,    That is precisely the “bouldose” that these States. His present intention is to shift the sMillion of these questions to Us successor. If the leaders can b v believed, this is the wish of both par tias. Gen. Auger has been instructed to he vigilant in preserving tile peace lid maintaining the s*ntu uyo. you are coaxing on yourselves, gentle-    i doubt they v men of the United States Supreme    I Court, in giving a momentous decision    — The con: on grounds of partisan prepossession.    House wet* pa    I CY Toil Supreme Court Judges may cheat    pay certificates    ; F us to-day—we wil! -bounce” you to.    * they cannot be    id I' and it a bemfirial result continu s t » b obtained I rom these efforts, we rn se .., i    .    „    .    ..    ,    (lo long tim necessity ot in • * la * u- urati to accept t ie result, as \.e have no ; “turning of a wheel tor lottery pur- ,    ;    .    *    *    . r    ,    n    computing    the    exact    auiooni    *i    (he' poses in this State, the gentleman from ooinsuiuption. which is mioneoi.s \ po Muscogee should have offset it with Ins ib nary force at the H che other (la I j. Cardol >. r lull cen:s in morrow. «a v liar. bill to allow tho most noted lottei v gambler in til * c* ui ii try to “turn a wheel for ton years” iii this city tor gambling purposes. But such is lite—Corrrs^ ‘‘'•ml *0 7.? Sa / it .vo ti down at ’4:1,000 bales. I ii**re is rn* reason why Suit I,- (’arc Ii na, with a good government a,.** he <* -    n vast facilities in tim wav of ex • lier water-power should not > it’ -ii • di rn tee1!} sc a1!    •    tber sections in lh matter if manufacturing. ;