Aiken Journal, March 21, 1874

Aiken Journal

March 21, 1874

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Issue date: Saturday, March 21, 1874

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Aiken Journal (Newspaper) - March 21, 1874, Aiken, South Carolina VOLUME miles arid the headquarters loca ted at Fort the former PER IN ADVANCED Thifck you the who pleads at your Asking for from your bountiful Telling his in sad words that seem Craving your pity for being so Think from only the wretch who stands Tlie cry of tho starving comes up to your ear Starving to death in a land full of gold Starving to death for the gem they have sold Many a soul mounts the funeral Madly the flames leap up higher and high er Every dead hope that is flung OB the pile Causes the victim in madness to Starving the rich man who bas for his gold 411 the bright hopes of Eternity sold Starving Me soul for the glittering Crushing all enriching Cheating his the beautiful Hayingno time for such delicate Starving the children of wealth and de Starving for love how their littlehearts plea Father so busy at office or Seldom mother for care can they thaalc She is so and and it is poiwonddr shes often She is the centre of fashions bright Spending the darkness in laughter and day must bring quiet and rest from r will not some good forming a Go tell her are starving to day With papa so busy and mamnota which was commanded CoL KaJnscoramandedatFort Micanopy just twentyfive miles Though and had been since the beginning of an Indian town within sound of drum at Fort King yet it was so surrounded by swamp had not been and some twenty miles journey was le quired to reach and the Indians so located their depredations in Mkauopy that Whistler made repre sentation that there the enemy was to be found and not at Fort and Taylor changed headquarters The Colonels consisting of several companies of inlan try and was transfeijred to Fort and Capt and his one company with diminished to Fort Here the Captain soon discovered lie was in a hornets and but was unheeded The Indians per ceived at once the disparity in numbers from their spies and that their oppo nents were few at that and they became bold Captain men were so waylaid and killed that it became dangerous te walk even around the and finally two ofjiis best men were waylaid and murdered in full view Desperate diseases often re quire desperate and as the preservation of the lives of his command required the following was resorted to by the The clothing of the last victims was made to cover a Torpedo invented by and it was located at a small hammock and pond of water in a mile or two of the post where the trees and give them a fair sooner commanded than The sergeant came to hts officer with blood running from his mouth and nose and I am Too true it was Ms last He was a brave bat his Captain could do nothing then but tell Mm to get behind a tree near As the hammock was occupied by the foe and the military behind the trees at the end furthest from the the or der was given to charge men rushed into the thicket driving the ene my right and left flying before the Day onet getting behind trees outside the the troops passing through their From the nature of the place on arriving at the other end of the the soldiers were much scat tered and the firing still going no IKcll iiiusft uuiiiu expense of effecting this much needed It will take but a small percentage of the taxes annually eoilect ed and used by the corrupt Gowrainent that oppresses us to perpetuate their to carry out tbf purposes under If taxpayers are Srfctle exertion was required for the Cap The committee recommend and while thus of the following really in they must rot only be firm and bat prompt and in furnishing the Prosecutions in the courts cannot be conducted with out and unless the means be sup the object of the organizations will be a Your Committee eannot at this to draft constitutions and rules for the efficient working of the Tax and committed that duty to a sab who will distribute the same when The committee recommend the adaption often covered with sleet and and it matures seeds well there as But when and not Targe enough to shade its own reotsy is very sary that a protection be given They should also planted in which have been filled with rich soil and a mixture of well roitedj manure and decayed and a dry spell After iheiir roots are well established in they require no more attention than any of our frurti trees or garden This is a ccop which the never and when a grove is once1 started it lasts a I shall take pleasure in any questions which wish to asfc concerning the culture or preparation Respectfully JV Stan ing how many a gentlevoiced wo man With heart that is true and hopes that are Starves for the love that is both trueand Craving a teve that tin death would defend Asking for bread and receiving a Dying The cause to the jury Starving no matter in mansion or High be their or lowly their Could we the homes of the nation Legions of starving ones there wed Starving in in and Starving in with dirt begvimmea The First the experiments with the Torpedo lately iu the Florida says an Eastern The country has been furnished with a more complete exhibi tion of the destructive capacities of this submarine as is now known to military and naval Admiral in his recent called par ticular attention to the Torpedo aa a defsneive and offensive and urged upon the navy a thorough study powers as a destructive agent in We thenf ore congratulate the service upon the success of the Torpedo believing they will com mand the attention of all the navies in the Enthusiasts claim that naval warfare has been substantially revolu tionized by its invention and the exers eiscs of the squadron during the closing days of prove that Hliis new fangled concern J is not to be as the navy often learned to its sorrow during the pnMactcd blockade of the Southern crust at the ture of the recent The Ticonde Indian warparties had to get Some day or two when early tfrie thevloud booking sound of the Torpedo was betraying the approach oi a hostile Quickly commander aud some dragoons who happened to be at the rode to the spot yet all was still and but an opossum which the Indians with tact near where the Torpedo had left to A yell indeed was but the dragoons supposed it to be from the infantry which were and the latter thought it to come from the for On returning to the posUhe facts of the yell appearing and the animal discovered to have been killed by a rifle early next morning with sixteen mcnr all which could be paiv3 from garrison for the dragoons had repaired to the ham mock some four or five acres in and spreading oat his men as skirmish ers swept through The copse was surrounded by pines and was full of bushes and bods of needle palmettos impenetrable except iuxt tor the wots where lay concealed sumo hundred and more infuriated savages all ready for They were passed undiscovered until the soldiers had reached the a small one of five or sis yards and were examining the spot of the Tor pedo which gave evidences of its tajn to rally his and while thus engaged he was badly shots Ihrough the but continued his efforts until successful and the enemy driven from the The Captain was carried to the Fort in the arms of his having nine wounded and and the Indians were seen bearing away a number of dead That they have considered the sub and concluded that the most effec tual mode of action is that suggested in the resolutions is frocol lect the proofs and conduct the prosed tious that will put on record the evidence of the frauds and spoliations which have made this Convention a It may be that under our present system h will be difficult to secure but at least the evidence will be put on and may be useilto convince the Congress and the American people of wrongs and wnich vwe arc Hence tbe necessity of an earnest effort a case that will prove to the country how great are our how perfect has been our how just is OUT and how necessary it is tbat Congress shall interfere to preserve the etoacter and vindicate tire civilization of theState and the To do each in the community must lend his Public meetingsand Conventionscan do little more than direct public opinion and suggest modes of If the necessity whkh calls the Convention into being is not of sufficient importance to arouse the people to a constant effort That the Executive Com roittee be empowered to prepare a system of organisation of Tax Unionsthrough out the with authority to take all necessary steps for carrying the same into That the Beegation from the several counties represented in this Convention be constituted committees for respective and charged With the duty of organizing Tax Unions in accordance with the plaa to be promulgated by the Executive mittee of thfc Convention j that the said delegations have authority to fill any vacancies that may and to elect chairmen whose names shall be reported to the Executive That the Executive be authorized to continue its ses sions after the adjournment of Con until it Have completed the Organization aud cofem plated in the foregoing Report of the Committee on the Organi zation of Taxpayers ar eolovoi repre sentative from Union was on hia way to his between tea oclock and as he reached the corner of Senate streefy from the Gates street a partial three men attacked one off whom made a desperate lunge at Wallaces heart with some sharp sup posed to be which cut through the collar of and penetrated deeper as it came and no doubt would have resulted in buckle of his which the progress of the TV second party knocked him down and the throttled when he was relieved of in casharid a The robber V Jiave not yet Wallace is positive that they structioiis from the to carry ou their either the evils are not so great as they are or the peuple are not worthy of the cUons made iu their be war Fortune aud She striTCtive A little dog which had accompanied the became bark in oin the thick H of bushes and needle What is that dog barking said IU said one of the buo a Quickly lie changed his place imd rgain bceamo barking on the opposite side of the pondSergeant said to his 1st sergeant near 1 Your Committee ave fully convinced of the deep feeling which now stiis the public and believe that it only requires Judicious effort to keep alive and put iu active operation all gicn of the taxpayers and honest citizens of both and all to relieve the State from the burdens and humil iations which threaten to not only her but her very This is not a question of party and but of State appealing to the piide aud patriotism of every Tea As several of our citizens have cured plants and seeds of the Chinese the following letter will be found of interest received the paper you sent containing my letter to the New together with a notice of your on the cultivation of tea in I am sorry ihat I cannot give youTny estimate of the gathering and ousting of tbc as the picking and have been done chiefly by the of my own The quan tity whicha person picks depends en tively upon the natural habits of whether they are fast or While gathering last I had two negro women picked very rap They were both good cotton men can wont u is barkin This recalls to mind tke following nar ration weU known to some of the read ers of the JOURNAL During the war with the Scmiaolo Indians in April the 7th Ins fantry was stationed at posts in the in terior of thd and the country hud been divided into squares of twenty The poor turned and advanced jane AUU h participated in the fimr or five paces tho 1 A i tlimiting ridians near him and shouting he and his men fired their guns simultaneously with the enemy lying in The whole hammock in a moment was alive with yelling and firing The little party of soldiers Vas and the and in which all can be effected without and the mode suggested in the resolutions appears to bo the most simple and The as to the formation of Tax Unions appears to your Committee to be the most cfiieiunt plan and is heart ily recommended to tke favorable con siderution oi all honest and virtuous We earnestly hope that all the citizens fli1 the white and without reference to are and actively use their influence tu restore au houest administration Qi the and relieve the people the crushing burden of g clear the hu now o To and each pickors in former Collecting the leaves isnot such slow work as one might for the young shoots are gen erally from five to six indies and by taking hold of the limb with the left hand and gracing the shoot with the and running it down the ihe young leaves are easily torn The drying process is quite One ovenVill keep two or three persons rollingraud pressing out the juice which lathers on the hands like soap suds is Lhehardest part of the Each leafis not rolled as some persons but as many leaves are taken into the hands as they can well and rolled and pressed between the Those balls are opened wlum paccd iu the and the constant stirring with the hand makes each leaf ibmi itsown There are some persons whodo not succerdin raising the tea for the simple reason that tjiey do net prepare the the proper aud then they do not shade the plaat from the hot Summers The sensitive heat than It grows beautifully where it is the paid to the widow last whose husband it is aW waamurdered by the KuKlux m the jialf mill tax kjvied under Act of the Legislaturefoi the of widows and over six hun dred At tbe Sessions Court iff1 week Wore Snuiuel Yincenfc and AUon the two negroes whoy so inhwnanly uiBsrdered Mr a few weeks were found guilty of HiurJer and Judge Mackey has sea to be hanged on Friday ter The juries consisted of oped Benjamin who waff convicted of an with intent kill at the last of the Griminal Couut of Charleston and tenced by Judge Graham to five in the was pardoned by the Sovernoir onMonday The State trcasi during tho present will pay the county treas urers of the in the portiunal for the school fund of each fiscal year ending An Eastern Star CKapter oriranized in Anderson on tlie 4th AllMaster in good with their sist errand are en tilled to receive the nees of the Eastern o t The thunderodv tSe ocean the threatening clouds last and young Mark became the daddy of a gal Thsits non Majpr of one of the Committee to taliej the Meinomloi theTax payersto cails on the people of hts county pay histraveling expenses mulatto black will becandidates V the Beaufort ;