Aiken Courier Journal, May 31, 1877

Aiken Courier Journal

May 31, 1877

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Aiken Courier Journal (Newspaper) - May 31, 1877, Aiken, South Carolina mail arrangements. Aiken-, S. C., Hee. ll. 1874.    ,    .    .    I On anil nfior this iinte the Postoffice j li0n' Itich was a repetition in lite main hours will he us follows :    j    of the terrible stories manufactured hero During the week from 8:30 a. nil to 5.30 ., )c,T ni01„l,B ,, b ,, men(1aclous ne. p. in. Asthore is nn mail received on Sun- I    '    -y    uicuuuoiuu»    ut rluv the office of what lie intended to prove, and then to their ovt-n corrupt schemes. With the | a hut ti rn Kentucky mules. PJliott was j Then she went to an editor. They introduced the testimony of the prosocu —.....-      T'    **    -    1    •    •»    •    1    *    ..L*    .    ..    _ exposure of this, the crest of Radicalism \ was the only black speaker who could will be broken in South Carolina, and we ! hold them within the bounds of anvilling' **    n uiay hope for days of peace and prosper- ! like decency ; the others, like Lee. who always know everything. It is a peculiarly of the profession. They can get up a theory of, explanation of or rente- •    *    %    Ii    J    I    I    ----- I    00    *    VrtJM.HHUJUII    CII    1»| I uric* here is no mail received on Sun- |    /.    ■'    *.......—ity, under good National and Slate Gov- I is a small man with not much ph‘laical | dy for, any thing inside of forly-fivo cc Will not. be opened on t hat day I P1*0 politicians at 81.50 an affidavit for | ernments, and for that natural harmony | or intellectual force, could do nothing j seconds. She asked him with suffused "OPENS” I CLOSEST * OTbin to base his wholesale arrests up- ; between the different races which would j but rap and yell, drowning other noises j eyes if he would please tell hor the dif-_    ^    on- thursday morning last, the j have been unbroken but for the malign j with the volume of his own making. j fercncc between a Republican and a ^    '    p*    m.    tlr.'COOnfiilt. bn.:  I. J      *•    ■    I _ O_______ f* . I    .1    I    I    .    ..ll*    ll    I    I    %    I    1-V    .. MAILS. ' OPENS. I "closes. Northern.. IO a,m. 3 p. m. Western... IO a. rn. S p. rn. Charleston 4:30 p. rn. 9 a.rn. I On rn & 4:30pm 9 & 3.30 pm prosecution hating rested its case, after ; influence of the carpet-bagger the examination of over sixty witnesses, -IT-1 j Mr. James Aldrich presented the ease Ch arle Ste u mail closes at I p. rn. on Sun- j for thc d(,fcnc.. to th‘e :ury in un    | day    I    ,    i .    f5    !    wmjwjuogrt, Dunbarton, Hammond and Greenland | 1,un^ ^ ^as sulked by groat ability, . cl-cd session of mails close on Fridays at Ii a. rn., and warm earnestness of manner and a log!- : subject of discussion was the tier diem open on Saturday a at 5 p. rn.    •     n    .    »    »»    I    J    \ Leesville, Merritt’s Bridge and Mt. Ebal mails close on Thursdays af 4 o’clock p. rn., and open on Saturdays at 4 o'clock p. DI. E. CONDY, P. M. I o t! c h dy is so well behaved i Democrat. Ho looked a little startled ! as to strike the observer the first Aiomcnt at first, stuck his pen into the glue pot, FROM COLF MBI A.    j    he enters. Mpon*the light, as I have Columbia, May 28.—In the se- i stated’ eV017 seat (savc n„e or two) is CORBLY S RO Ll TIC AL RFR SBCF TI OMS. cal perspicuity of style. He went over j 0t tim members. After considerable dis tumbled a pitcher of ice water over a _....._    _    .    ,    P5,c of exchanges, and was “himself the Senate to-day, the ! occupied white men. Upon the left I again.” He said : half the scats are vacant and the others J “A Republican hasan office and wants are occupied by about thirty coal black : to keep it. He thinks rag money good, in an elaborate and comprehensive man- j cussion, it was final y agreed to fix the ! neSroc*- What a contrast it makes    » hard money better, but either kind good tier the proof which he proposed to j pay 0f members at $G0(ffor the regular j SlcP to tire front, and look first to G enough. He thinks the country reeds submit in behalf of the defendants, | session ;«200 for this session, and mileage I Democratic and then to the Republican j reform, salaries are to low, ani the peo-showing that they are entirely innocent j for one session, which will make the av- j sidc* The contrast is overpowering    | pie too inquisitive. He cannot buy a of the charges brought    against them,and    erage pay of membeisabaut $820 each,    | Yesterday I passed by Chamberlain’s    j    two thousand dollar team of horses on a that during the whole    of the deplored    0r an aggregate of about $114,000, being    I house- His household goods are packed    j    salary of fifteen    hundred dollars a year, , t>    ,    r    .--v    troubl,s at Allenton,    they only .acted    at the rate of about eleven and one bait    I and hia household gods have gone before.    I    but some one    must ask impertinent .IJK ROG HESS OF TUE    llen i on    under the law, and for the maintenance    dollars per diem, allowing the thirty days    j The hallway was filled with boxes and    questions. His    country is dear to him Cases in the ll. S. Circuit Court of the'Liw nnrl tim nmcDirntu.,.    .    .    ..    .    .    I    *»•„„i-0    ti,. —i„   l_ .._.i ____ kuj. |1(i bearer to his couit \ I) * cerat has no office and wants one; he he scorns to ask whether the money is Cases in the U. S. Circuit Court in Charleston. Two weeks ago the trial of elevon of our best citizens, on the charge of murder and riot. commenced in Charleston before Chief Justice M. ll. Waite and Circuit Judge Hugh L. Bund, sitting to' jgether as the U. S. Circuit Court. •These cases were selected by the prosecution as being about the strongest, and as test is d ie for the thorough winch the perjuries of the prosecuting witnesses hare been made manifest, and the true story of the trouble fairly and orderly I presented to the jury. Over cases, and upon Hie result of this trial I thirty witnesses have hoer. examined for will depend the pressing or relinquish- J the defence so far, and it is believed (he I    v»vu»aio    miuui, iitiuwiug lug uuny UUJB    ;    J      ■ of thc.kiw and the preservation of    the    |    the jast scssion anQ pvrly <jayS lor tllc    ;    trunks.    The people pass by    and say public peace. Mr Henderson, who ^ present,sea-ion.    ;    “The chief of the carpet-baggers is go had managed most of the cross examina-1 Jiv. Jillion, (lie ex superintendent ofjinS: lee us give thanks.” Yet he daily ne scorns to ask tvl tion up to ibis time, then cory|fcted    the    [    education, to-day quite unexpectedly,    I    and    “'!?'»'y W!,lka tlle    streets    without J hard or soft—he    only    gasps,    “How examination of the witneskos®tbe de-    J    turned over to Superintendent Thompson    i    fear    a,,d    " ithoul ■»*“>'.    "'hich    hc co«W    He    thinks    tho country    needs fence, and to his skillful anally mach | gg.000 in United States five-twenty | not possibly have done while attempting j reform ; he wants an office and' change in wh'ch „0|(j bonds, and 8450 in gold interest en : toforce il!s elaims to tire office of Gover-1 in his pockets ; lie holds his country’s gold bonus, aud $450 iii gold, interest en ; the same, that being the amount, paid to nor. It was Chamberlain as the leader j honor above price, and sells his own to ' ~    Vi.CAV AVV. I UU, HIL ti Iii V ' Ll ll I pel IU IU I    •    L    7    •*    ^    mo    KJ\ the Stately the Chai lesion Joint Stock ! °f the blncks and as Govcrner, set up j the highest bidder; he—” Company for three years* license,    !    by    their votes, if set up at all, that j ^ Dut Miss Dimity put her hands THE CHANGE IN CAROLINA over ment of suit against several hundred others against whom affidavits have been made by Kllenton negroes. The eleven now being tried are Messrs. George W. Croft, Angus P. Rrcwn, Paul F. Rowers, NY. AY. Stallings. Gen. \V. Bush, A. AY. Atkinson, Lorn M. Bush, John Bowers, Augustus McDaniel, George B. Bush, and AV. ii. Bush. Col. Butler was among the number originally, but his name was withdrawn, the Chief Justice deciding that he Jiould not be disturbed while engaged in public services as State Senator. This week will Seca end is quite near. After, perhaps, very little more rebutting testimony by the government, the case will go to the jury. upon the argument of counsel and the charge of the Court, and they will bo expected to do their dutv fearlessly and impartially. Tine is a brief outline of the proceedings up to this point, and from toe personnel of the jury, the tiansparent falsity of the testimony for the prosecution and the strength of that f r the defence, we feel safe in saying that the re- *    *    I     1     »    ** called forth such    deadly hostility, and ! her ears and cried    : not Chamberlain    as a citizen. As a cit- !    ^ lease tell me    the    name    of    the    other izen he could remain here with all ease ! party t0 wbicb ,)0R^t men and patriots How ii Strikes a Republican Cor- ! and safety, and get as much to do in hi« RESPONDENT—The New Leg Isla-I profession as the    next man, but should ,    ,    1,    laughed    an    Whurnaa IU I I XT- I- •    • I 'augh and said : TURE—Chamberlain.    he    branch    off    into politics again, and go -    .,,rM    ,    .    . I. *    .    .    .    -Lioiig ago they took a lantern whoa (Columbia Corves^, Ci„d„„a«i Com- I “    „    '    -    to    ^    I    .hey wanted to ti,itf an honest man - you nieroial.)    ‘    ‘he blacks, the deadly host,lay i had better borrow bul fa dozen headlights rn i    ,    .'would    break out anam. Ihe simple ! Q ...    »    ,    »    . lo see large parties of well dressed i .    .    '    ,    anc^ d £jrc*eii raxe aud go and look for 'truth is the whites believe that they have fi,nl ^ tr mat tost party. However, if you are a true patriot, }ou will work for the Republicans, #for they all Ii::vc cottages ut ■ Long Branch and villas ir| oshinstoii KOW SHE KSOWSALIh ABOUT IT. j and Fans, and ar,- p-etty well supplied with funds i.. j*    j ,    .    ,    irutn    is    inc    winces    oeiievc i-nat cnev nave ladies and genJemcn going up to the . .    ,    .    ,    "    _    , , t ...    \    0    ,    I    either    to    be    under    the government of the Capitol, visiting the Senate and the ,. tt    .    I    blacks    or    on    top. House, calling on die Governor, chatting w ith the heads of the departments, and making merry all about the dismal building is a sight so hew and novel as to in- IIow Mis^ Dimity Tried to Learn About Politics, and at Last Found-Out. Miss Dimity knows all about it now. t    vite attention. Iii all my experience in termination of the can-» in s„n,e way or I    '    '"''f    ""    °r    mis~    j    *• So.uth Carolina Capitol, which baa other, and we hope to present our read-! “ ^    !    ll"    ^ ^ ers next week with ihegratcful news thai j ,mn vvhD» , t *i ■    •    *    w    I    UC ncvu Sten a within the walls the jury empanelled fu hear the evidence j do n •    •.    •    ,    .    ®    I    that    building    until    t    ii    is    week    !    This    J    She    languished a long time in ignorance have been true to their oaths, and, from mnrf,s    ?    i    8    'n!    i    ebovvs    Wlt‘1    what    abhorrence    the    whole    j    and    felt her situation keenly, but at last the tcstimony.liave vindicated our people I tire vi-oruus i ti ^ GI ^ ^ ‘ D»ing was regarded by the white people, i she is wiser and sadder. She always from the heinous charges of lawlessness !    \    i    ,    ^    1    °.U    .    j    ^'U!'    bad    as    u,uc^    aversion    to    their    Cap    j    wanted    to    belong    to    some    party,    but    how and murder, which have been thrown I / ;» *    *    i    •    u    0    P°    .    itol    a>.    to    a    small    pox hospital. How j could she, when she did not even know upon them.    |    i    ^    m    |    *'»*#*    '■    V«.erday    and    to-day    I    have    I    the    difference between a Democrat and We canun “ive a complete re am, f I avariri    ,    ‘2°    ’-    pe'    lapS    J    an    “en    two    or    three    hundred    ladies    visit-    I    a    Republican    ?    She    looked anxiously ive cannot git e a complete rem mc A    avaricious greed of gain arid worship of    . i—n . o , ,    .    1 the proceedings during the fourteen days i    the Almighty Dollar, have been concoct- *o far occupied by the trial, but we will ;    cd all the evils of judicial persecution endeavor to present our readers with a a brief outline. The indictments, as is we I known, are drawn under Sections 5508 and 5520 of the U. S. Revised Statutes, and charge a conspiracy on the But the Democrats have been out a long lime, their money is all gone and their villas are martin**— -    —    OO cd. It will he a dreadful strain on the treasure, and tho—” Miss Dimity did not wait for more.— And now when anyone talks polities rn hoi pi esciice she listens with that benign _    O sadness born of superior wisdom. How to Get Rich. The following story is told of a Ger- I. /"I • I    O    I    1    &    JU,l J 1*5    »Ll KJi U. VJT t i mg ie CapHoh Seats have been pro through all the papers to gain informa. i man farmer living in the town of Calm m cd loi them as much as possible on j tion on tho subject, but the only plain .I . i ... rn- i    0    the    floui    of the two Houses, and the j statement she found was. that the Dem- I lh “    .    t    U-    ’TR:    ,    i    Sisl,t    ,,f s° -*“«'• st>’le »»* beauty | oerats were all liars and swindlers, and I.,,., '..FFF 'UU,0,‘ *    1    1,0    80    |    au't'ng    them makes tlieold tim, d colored I ,he Republicins all thieves aud seoun- h.i jtly contiihutcd to. Hie petty dis- j legislator open his dullc}cs in astonish— drol« trict attorney is but a puppet in his mas- j mein.    "    !    r-’ part of our bust citizens throughout this always lumped ’ Farm too I -    *    n    !    P    “    a    and hc lookcd at Iier over h,s ^P^tacles, whoie section to prevent co Wed men, an UupL thou ..t ’    i    ”7    ^    ^    I    W,M,t    "    |    and ,ai<l : by force, threats aud intimidation, from i malignant one,’ rendered more «o bv the I iT *    \    ?    T    .ly    the    I    “A    Democrat,    my dear child, is—By voting the ticket. The eases social ostracise which lie int A    ljd    0,,1.v    ,r"ni    Uventy-five    to    i*tlio way. you left lumps iii the heel of so.tai ostracism he ,s now Joreed , th,tty numbers, a little body of whites ; u,v stocking when von darned them las, were culled on tile loth instant and the j to endure throughout the State he has | shelved off in the southeast c .ruer and following counsel appeared : District Dusely betrayed lur nu ncy : but Coriin j surrounded in front, by SO or 90 veritable j nothing.” Then si he said : week. Girls nowadays a . .    TST    II-.    I    ...... euiiouiiumt Iii mull UY OU ti Attorney SS rn Moue, and las ass,stunt ;    is tho "head and front” of tho offenders, j    looking blunk Republicans. 'I    hey were    I . L. Earle, for the gover,anent.M.geth- j    The vindictive manner in a hich he pur- I    powerless to do anything but argue with    j cr with D. I Corbin, who has been the j    sued the victims cf his ku-klux phantasm \    the black mass around them,    for their    ! Hist, tutor UUU tun moving spirit of the !    is still fresh in the minds of all, and the    voles made hut a small showin    „„•» the    I lg man Iron:, the ..... vrs V..u*uiiiuiuinui power ana i present *5p< and J}. S. ilendcrsoP. of Aiken assisted | wealth were used I v him hero to lay. in j fine looking  .....  me    up    entry, JZV r lT 'S' \t ■    !' M I of r' rjUred lcst‘ulony, "ie foyn- | but utterly unable in former days to see May I U Lurker Map. Edward Mc J datums of these very eases. The Mer- j a way out Ile used to toil me’.ha. he (.ratty and ..Im:, rue,.trust,« Mtles, hi J tons and tho have had no abler | could not conceive from what direction Charleston. Tile first two days wore taken up by tUt i Republican lets nu guiity.mai up conlry, cape until he has crammed all his i cts and the crown of his hat.” She next asked her sweet.heart, he turned pain, and. f illing hack on his i ground rif*    j    •    '    y , u*l‘tlllhu ous ‘p*."tle in the j the salvation ol South Carolina was to chair, fanned himself furiously while he j off the ends of a pendants counsel in    j    Snu b for flaunting their “bloodyshirt,”    come, but only knew that the then state .notions to discern,nae the eases because    '    and ,f late his own deft at for the U. S.1    of affairs could not in the nature of there was    no    legally sufficient indict-    j    Senate has quicken,d him in his labor of I    things forever continuo. Now the Cory a challenge to    ;    love Rut his day has past; the gospel    tire«ht side of the chamber is occu involving ! of hale has no lunge the weight that it1 pied by as fine looking body of white .I-**.!*    I    I .1    «    *1 mein. and to quash tile array of Cie Grand Jo a question as to tho jurisdiu ’ Court; aud also by demiu re, t merit. These were all I* «1 and, aller elaborate arLr,..: overruled by tlie Court, ti: was formed, after much difih composed of six wliitc and with Go .. \Y. \ ’illiama, om ),! °* ^10 i once < • d; the I 'esidcnt bas inaugurated ! men : > the indict j an r n ■' peace and good will, and such I assoin questions, i pels- gasped : •‘I’lmily, my love, I hope you nae not getting strong minded. I couid iiot tili11Iv of such a thing as man’yi-ug a woman who knows ii*ore than I—than iii any legislative other Wuiiien ‘ i • being 1 oi‘ a ,o.oiibirul pa: tv. 'UT, J. I ton’s leading petit jury j ’ 7, being , prow x colored, i deu: I diaries- ! have you will ly. \\ Hat a cluing** from ions us these are the last efforts j motley crowd of a few years agt change for tho better iii appearance and conduct. J Sic old black legislature was tin? —a mat Next ti, O a kcd wise ane learned her and hants and b alkers, as lecaci* - Iv conspiracy which bas been b fhat of these ve.y Radical g is, Corbin and bis crew. wlio en ruining the State for tile pas; aud who have made the easily He looked pompous!\ at I : ‘Tt>u deep, my dear—to * deep—dif- icuiun . 0ori> ti opened by a statement aroused passi *ns of the negro niiuistei a noisy anu tisr,.n.ent body, sin.,king, ferenco ii; the pint forms very complieat-dnnking, dancing, laughing a;id cutt; g cd subject—couid never explain it to a up all sorts of unmannerly capers, in ti ; woman. ii fact ii is so deep that I tt’u'*} J * 'N Iu I Ai r ira ii style. I lie speaker ^ don t <*• .vdy under—uh, believe you d ab ut ; o much control over them as could ..du'Stand it.” lie came to this com try •/ from Ger- many twenty-five years D tr -. and pre— cnipted a piece of land i» • ll • town where he lives. • Ile was then \ poor, preb ably not having $25 • id, but he possessed a wonderful •• y and ail un- paralleled tact for get ii i •ng without any outside aid. \Yi e • ).. wanted any- thing lie weio t« w**rk ke it. pay ing out n-iihhig I,fi 's, sleighs, lial ness or cl tiling, i fling timber f*r his log Imuse be f* u e tree, and % followed un iou disc- • • v others of a like sort, and ii»r ve Ho oner to eat und to scil. Ho had n-y to pay for getting his lain1 * up, so he bought five or s;x In t yin ga rope around the I.iud I g rh, fastened tile ut her end of t a stump, and all the grain he so . I rat year was ; where these "sh-u k ' '■•ted up the ground. For wa*’ I - 1 a sawed ;oft the ends ofa •gs aud tho rest of the primiti he had no trouble in• ■ ■ ade a rude sleigh, bunging ti e - high up in front and it ii:ii e ether. Hr made hnnios off . a “-.which an swcred e^ery pur* I?h'tugh (In* rum is to-dav ii-1 ii the clot li mg for ihe t-imi \ .e ma de. Ile has now on lr iii ,}• one son aoil desires t«> buy out i .."t in r son, say— ing he will pay in cash for a piece of land that s d *im He pills no nionev in tine bark, • Wilt no bonds. bu; keeps the *. a: Ii c arc! u;lv hidden awa v. ;