Aiken Journal, May 16, 1874

Aiken Journal

May 16, 1874

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Aiken Journal (Newspaper) - May 16, 1874, Aiken, South Carolina VOLUME PER IN ADVANCE S 19 CHILDREN AND FRIENDS When the black lettered list of the godn was Tbe list of what fate for each mortal in At the string of ills a kind goddess slipped in three f and In vain surly I late maintained he was For justice divine could not compass Its ends The scheme of mans pennance he swore was For earth becomes heaven with children and if the stock of our bliss is in stranger hands The fund ill oft in bankruptcy ends But the heart issues bills which are never When drawn on the firm child ren anfl Though still glows in his lifes dying The deathwcumdud who his colors a tear of regret as he dying remem bers Uow blessed was his home with children and The whose deeds live immortal in duty to far distant latitudes With transport would barter whole ages of glory For one hnppy day children and Though spicebreathing gales on her cara van v j rn lHli still thinks of life woodbines that cover The bower where he sat ren and She dayspring of youth still unclouded by Alone on itself for enjoyment depends But dear is the twillight of if it bor No warmth from the smile child Ten and Let the breath of renown ever freshen and nourish The LiUicl which the dead favorite bends Oer me wave the and long may it Bedewed with the tears children and M let us for my growing graver and To subjects too solemn inscnaibly tends Let us pledge me love and vir tue shall flavor The glass which I fill children and better from May DEAR JOURNAL It is BO pleasing and what is still more it is a great re creation to leave daily vocation for a short time and spend a few days at your from where no one can return to his home without feeling under obliga tions for receiving so many acts of kind ness from all white acknowlederaente I eaa only ex press in a communication to Vis iting the Highland Park and A i Icon the Ashley Hodso and Orange everywhere a pleasant enter tainment in all and but not least at the Excelsior con ducted the Alts who have extended their by greatly and costly improvements of the Coker for the reception of picnic nieet inga and private pleasure I had also the pleasure of being introduced and making the acquaintance of Henry as I am has contributed to a large extent to the improvement of your by the sweat cf his his brain and by judiciary lii vostsuiont of a large amount of j which ho intends to as fabt as Aikon till it will be called Aiken I also noticed great improve ment in buildings and the streets in that your chief officer is fully aware of and discharging bis to great credit to himself and the All nobody who visits with its pure beau tiful parks nvenues and can help the unavoidable invitations come back agaia The there is no place like is true to every I who has not made a even for a at but who has been there will say Aiken is cer During my sojourn there T visited the courb then in and my attention was directed to a case the State against Whatever the merits or de merits thereof I have nothing to do with but I was much pleased with the great learned arguments of the whcK conducted the case and pleaded for the prisoner also I could not help to ad mire the much learned and impartial charge of the presiding I also observed cases which involuntarily at tracted my and I do not state this for merely writing but pro bono The first case was a colored charged with but no witness and very properly the Judge immediately dis charged the The second case was a white man charginganother with assault and battery with intentto and again no witness for the State to prove such but as the prosecutor made a statement under oath to that which was tfie j ury found a verdict of not presidingJiictge i issue a bench warrant against the so I am imform ed The question is now why have the inferior courts transmitted such cases to the Circuit if they had in sub stance witnesses to prove the charges it certainly was ignorance of and of understanding m and by such actions a county is put to too much un necessary which I hope may soon receive by the presiding judges in every circuit of the State in teaching practically and thoroughly all the Trial Justices in and by the their office in other words to hold the army of Justices re sponsible of every neglect of duty or malpractice in Apropos speak ing of your presiding his learning in law and impartiality exe cution of his great has won for him many admirers I can fail to state that Judge Mahcr has been suggested in many counties and different as a candidate for our next Goveraor but alas cin we float ourselves by entertaining such hopes and when we see already a com pany of names not that any of them could be compared with the honesty of Judge but for fear of his declining the not wiahiug to occupy the chair of a Moses the More Letter May EDITOR see that some who signs himself or herself in the AIKEN I believe that is your has been giving you some pccountoi the first picnic at Lang and originating a wonderful island and giving it a Some might think that your correspon dent knew and had even writ ten for newspapers before but I dont think he knows I am under the impression thaf he or she is just begin ning and such a beginning in the description of the crowning the writer never said one word about the All of his or her talk was about the queen and her maids of like there could be a queen without a king there was a king that day on May although he was not cround king as the queen yet he was and proclaimed such an act ought to be heraled Walter Stroud was the fortunate individual proclaimed your may raise tlte or ques how can a king and queen reigia in the same realm arXd not be or I does the marrying oW queen make a man a king or hottf does a man be come a king by marrying even a queen Prince Albert married the Queen of and yet he never rose to be anything else but a I confess I am a little afraid of but for the satisfaction of all this or should be and iton myself to do even at the risk of criti cis SOME LIGHT ON THE The latest from Arkansas is that two of the Judges of the Supreme Court of that while on their way to Little Bock to hold a term of the Court be fore which the Gubernatorial question was be were arrested by an armed by direction of und removed Jrom the This was done under thft plea that mar tial law is in and the jurisdiction of the civil This whole aftair is This preme twoof whose were counted into jy the same IViiud by which declared iWi Governor iscoru who with other Republican tired of and who want a more unprincipled man and a carpet bagger like thamselves This a unani mously refused to hear Brooks claim that he was elected is now hastening to hold a term to declare Brooks and give judgment of ouster against In the Baxter has summoned the Legis lature to meet in special and this it is will assert its exclusive perogativc of determining who is The legisluturc is supposed to be strongly for Last year the Su preme Court unanimously decided that the Legislature was the exclusive au thority in a contested election for Gov and that the courts had no juris diction i now the same court wants to reverse its in order to get rid of Ib is a be tween the court and the Lcgislrture as to which shall have the first decision in the What a disgusting spectacle does this whole business present A State government pu up one year by horrid and all the conspira tors and parties to fraud not to resign ancliine Jiciiplaces to the honestly elected Hi Jut to of their nunibxr proved to be honest ami In this proceeding twu r ui1 the United States Senate one ui them owning his election to the same fraud are and are seeking to have the United States as it did in to overturn a State government and erect another in its The whole proceedings in are in natural product of the policy of tho Government in relation to these carpetbag That policy has been to overrid the popular will and maintain a Republican ascendancy at all This has been the case in North Carolina and In Georgia and Viginia the peo ple have at last been allowed to elecfc their own The fraud of 1872 in by which Baxter and other Republicans were declared though they had been defeated by the was affirmed by both houses of Now that Baxter has become they want another man put in his who will manipulate the election returns of and maintain he Republican The origi nal fraud requires now a more glaring and the whole job is as disgusting and demoralizing as it is New York advertising assent has issued a which contains some striking truths which may be com mended to the business This among other says Newspaper advertising is now recog by business men having faith in their own as the most effective means for securing for their goods a wide recogjition for their Newspaper advertising impels in and when che article offered is of good and at a fair the natural result is increased Newspaper advertising is a perma nent addition to the reputation of the goods because it is a per manent influence always at work in their Newspaper advertising is the most energetic and vigilant of salesmen ad dressing thousands each always in the advertisers and ceaseiess ly at work seeking customers from all Newspaper ad vertisirig promotes for even in the dullest timesadvertisers secure by far the largest share of is being They are to have daily union prayer meetings in Wiusboro for the suppres sion of The State Treasurer and Comptroller have returned from their jaunt to New Bonds A Grange was organized at Richland Oconee hist with Shanklin Ten thousand six hundred and ninety four dollars mid eighty six cents were sent from Darlington in postoffice money orders duringthe past three of Kershaw was run over by a loaded wagon near Big Lynches and was kill ed one day last of Pickins county dropped dead on last The County Treasurer of Lancaster has issued near four hundred tax exe Some of tho colored citizens of ington are about to erect a Baptist church at that place Captain T brother of the late John Richard cited in Clarondsn county a few days of the Comp troller Generals wus in town Tuesday looking over the treasury ac coun L Qraayeburg The Pickins with able reports that the County Treasurer advertises the land of delin quent taxpayers in this cqjinty in our 1 here are only six de nnd 745 acres Our citizens are proverbial for prompt ness in paying their and we chal langeany county in the State to beat the above Germans of Columbia are pre paring for a sclraeteenfest in that city during the present Tho Chb of Blackville to Oraiigebargon Fri day to play a match game Avith mettoes The Athtaiics want to hear from the Caielinas of Cb The New York papers say that Bennetts yacht Dauntless is making preparations for a cruise down the South ern of the Chicago Stiiats says that the Germans have probably forever cut loose from Republican It is proposed to establish a Cliurch Club in New the members of which are to be Icelanders are beginning emigrate to this and are described as a healthy looking class of1 closely resembling the The Milwaukie thinks the worst feature about the cremation busi ness is that some winter in a fit of your widows second husband may empty your ashes on the icy pavement for the benefit of pe A party of young men dined suraptuv ously at a resturant in s and each one insisted on paying the To decide the it was proposed blindfold the and the first one lie1 caught should pay the He hasnt call K f m withdraw from circulation its notes of 20 which will be replaced by gold the reserve ofV that metal amounting to As for the notes of five francs they al most entirely disappeaied before the in vasion of the sliver pieces of the same John Green is strictly a self made i Pie to won ten thousand dollars in a three days game of Having got Ms hand in he emigrated to in vested in and was worth thirty thousand dollars at last But that was two or three JaJs A Washington letter says It Fcems now to be understood that at the decora tioa ceremonies afe Arlington this more tolerant policy will be adopted than upon former and that the the Confederate be It is u that the tone of all the exercises on the occasion will be broad and liberal to ward tne opinions and of the soldiers of the Lose It is said that all the precedents of English law require relerse of the because he was sentenced after the close of the regular of and therefore To continue him in Newgate under these circurn stance will create a new supplanting the old If this view should course it would not help him to the Tichborne as no proceedings in that line can be but it would sot him The members cf the German fteich stag may hereafter do their voting by The wires are to bs arranged so that each member can indicate his vote from his In front of the seat are two buttons one indicating the other A pressure on the button telegraphs the vote to a circular table in front of tie presidents upon which the names of all the members are written so that immediately after pressing the button each member ean see a piece of puper appear under his name with his yes or no on A New York letter When SuMne left the Episcopal Church to join the Oummms u Boenia to notify BisHop anythft neglect is set down by high churchmen as tin act of Bethat it is ow understood sfiattho Bishop hus m teiniined co subject him to a formal de position from the and that a formal notification o that effect is now in the course of ;