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Aiken Journal (Newspaper) - July 11, 1874, Aiken, South Carolina Sfc JULY PER IN ADVANCE I WHY SHOULD THE SOOTH KEJOICE impromptu reply to an invitation to attend a Fourth of July BY Rejoice for what For fields For ashes laid maiden at the altar of fiend ish raid Be For blasted for ruined for Davis in bis cell For hecfttombs of heroes who in front of battle fell Rejoice for what That Jaokyons that Stuarts in his grave Tboir precious blood WHS freely shed our 4 v much loved land o could we but hear their cry from out their graves to not the word rejoice conquered draped and would that my starry cross no more shallsee the day I oer many a bloody by vio tory oft was the gallant boys that bore mo high now sleep in hallowed heights I Shilohs bloody f Butnever has dishonors blight left on my fold a my fiery cross is din of braves let no vassal shout be heard this day above their t Letiliem sleep we rfiiouru their loss in Badness and in ifrill not join the revellers that sport Vbove their Irians the wi lows still rdon every the loudGbt shouts of joy nr T 1 OiUr sorrowing la July TwamnHOfMrnmrfM iJ langs over the and to a consider ible extent on either and not un frequently heavy fogs conse quently at the beginning and close of the dayic is damp and or damp and relaxing as the temperature may happen to be at the This raises probably a very little less on the river for lying further it is more protected from the though the difference is The climaio on the Gulf coast is much though the atmosphere is more or less and fogs are of frequent In the interior of the State a very different atmosphere and climate are which presents considerable local The sur face of the country ascends gradually both from the Atlantic and Gulf reaches its highest altitude at very nearly the centre of the eastern and peuinsulur portion of the forming a flattened ridgs of table which traverses in a direction northwest and and extends to the southern extremity of the The soil throughout this which embraces the larger area of the is generally the country and covered with immense pine interspersed here and there with savannas or the topo graphy of the middh and western portioi is more undulating and with greater quantity of clay and a vegetationand forest growth more suited toXIch The climate here is more and bleak than any portion of the being the only section in which a marked fall of SHOW has ever from Silverton Rome Correspondence of the Aiken July 1874 EDITOR JOURNAL was our privilege to be present a few moments before the arrival of the at Jack on the evening of the 4th This was a big clay for the young folks at A basket dinner was fur and we learn that a sumptuous one it You ought to have been Tt is not in our recollection to have seen such a gay party of young and so many as was there assembled pretty young ladies and handsome young None of the old folks were and well The day was spent in dancing and singing and all present seemed to enjoy themselves Both Beach Island and Au gusta were extensively We are told that not a single glass of spiriku ous liquors was used during the How we rejoice that such was the case Jackson is one place where the demon cannot be On the evening of the left the comet was plainly visible at this and attracted great Murder of of Bartow from I June 1 SAWYER from host m fhv Fish can be caught from the beauti limpid Tvery day Hjij the except on 5 bite As you arc an I say a few resect to artists in other I liuve visited some of the galleries fftfitt Savannah and in this have seen splendid work turned ouL from the p different but have seen none that surpasses the beauty of and W lifelike perfection of these beautiful f sent out from your of business in the city of under the firm name of Smith A few words in respect to the climate M of this place and I am The di ll mate of Florida has for many years at sSV tracts much attention on account of its as a place of winter for those suffering with pul the expectation being benefited by its genial infiu K The most accessible and for that Hf T most nre the re oh the Johns mamcly Magnolia and Cove situated near the V with Falatka and Enterprise fur On the but little is observed in the atmosphere the several places of resort on its IfpTv The country along its banks for 3 greater pare of its course is with elevation above the water 3 as a extensive swamps and fringe its The river a succession of expansions and conveying the idea of a chain ot some of which Sire Indeed immense surfaces of I it is usually upon such expansions resorts are The evnp fiionfrom the water necessarily causes considarble amount of moisture ahv which is so great that at iicl evening perceptable mist The highest elevation of the central section is about 300 but varies in different the general being from 150 to 200 feet the air here as a general rule is always There I think a great mistake is in selecting points on the Johns river or the Gulf as places of for invalids and those seeking a recupera tion of There are general con ditions of which experience teaches to be best suited to peculiar pathological states and classes of dis My opinion and I believe it is the accepted opinion of the that the essential points to be regarded in seeking a climate fur pulmonary affec tions are its dry freedom from sud den and frequent in tempera and from unhealthy local while of sufficient mildness to promote and sustain good skin No habit ually moist atmosphere is anything but injurious to a large class of those who come here for the recuperation of their shattered In the the there are many points particularly adapted to their and whert patients come to Florida when their physical conditions warrant under favorable circumstances a reason able of restoration of impaired and arrest of diseased they derive a decided benefit from an inland The section of coun try to which I would speciallydirect is the central pine land of which the towns of Ocala and Brooksville arc the These points and their surroundings are upon the highest and dryest portion of the and sufficiently re moved from cither coast to be beyond the effects of which is so prejudicial to those suffering from pulmonary affec In this high region they have the healthful influence of that peculiar aromatic proverbial to the air of turpentine which I regard as not altogether mythical in its at it is inviting for outdoor exers cise and and thereforeplays a important role in my of the requisites for I have extended my letter to a greater length than 1 I commenced such being the case I will Hoping you will accept my kindest and best wishes for your success in Very Tike in Savannah papers give the fol lowing accounts of the cyclone About a quarter past eleven oclock on Sunday night a terrible cyclone swept across the playing perfect havoc with the signs along Bay The windows of the Merchants National Bank were crushed in y the lamp at the streets twist ed and numberless heavy signs twist ed off and thrown into the So terrible was tliu storm that it was im possible to continue work for some min the buildings vibrating as though from the shock of an On the farm of Henry justbeyond ihe city the roof of a house in which were stored a quantity of feed and was blown smashing the buggy and doing considerable dam Other accidents of a similar char acter are reported in the The largo exhibition hall on the Fair known as Floral was blown andleft a total Some propcity stored within it was The re maining buildings escaped The fire alarm telegraph was seriously injur ed by the violent wind and falling but the broken wires were being rapidly repaired and put in good order again The building at the head of Abercorn street on the the western end of which is occu pied by Fatruan as a cotton cdtniwis sion completely wind carrying the roof across the alley running between the buildings and the where it dropped on the The rafters and boarding were all taken and the edges of the brick walls were also somewhat The ceiling is saturated with and will very likely all fall On the western side the chimney and heavy stone fulling upon tlio roof of a ware house just below drove in the making large holes wherever the debris In one the rafters and boards were and neprly the en tire roof will be The tin roof of the guaao shed in the eastern end of the city was also taken of and carried about fifty feet from the At Thunderbolt the storm was very blowing down trees and doing other All the fishing smacks and sail boats in the were and one was blown across the riverinto the marsh Al together this was one of the most violent storms which has prevailed along the coast for some and we expect to learn of considerable John Dray ton who owned and lived on the widow Sproull in Bartow was murdered at oclock last Saturday by a Swede named The following are the particulars as we gee from a reliable source This man Conrad had lived on the place one or two years while it was car ried on by and now lives near Some time this last Spring Cresswellternployed him to clean out or repair his under a contract to do the workfor five cash and balance in the or after work had been Soon after the work was paid him the two dollars and a as Lost Saturday at about eight Conrad came to Gresswells house and demanded the balance of the pay for work on the either in cash or Cresswell told him it was not due till and he would not pay it till Conrad used abusive and insulting Cress well orderad him out of the He went and followed him to the front yard What passed between the parties at the gate is not About halfpast a negro living in the yard by the name of Sheriff heard pivswell call twice for He hastened to and thinks he was l i j f ii i i jW JL I r fM O I f ANSWERS TO three time of the Human Race has never been Moseley has hats that will fit your swelled Longfellow of Aiken is rektidn to the sound the depth of a mans bore a hole through Ms are Every man magnifies his injuries and lessens those he has is not the author of A Polecat by Any other Name would Smell as latest news from ton is this a HgM as soon as he and when the light came hewas certainly The appearances were that Cres well started to return to the house from and was knocked down with a heavy being hit on the back part of his head and then stabbed to the heart with a He was carried into the house and laid on a and Henry the nearest immediately sent When Styles arrived he found Creswells lifeless body lying on the sofa and his fainted insensible ou the Conrad made hisescape and had not been arrested up to lust Creswell was about 35 years of formerly of Edefield and was a man Df great energy and and had many friends in this Some years ago he married Miss Fan nie a most estimable lady of this The bereaved family and friends have the deepest sympathy of this entire corns m The news that last did most absorb Was that Grant had cholera only way we know of to looksharp is this Stick a needle m the end of your nose and try and squint through the shoes do carry them back lie is the proprietor of clever Jager beer saloon and doubtless will eredit A PATRON oft widow in wo is one who would prefer to marry a widower in advise you to give him a piece of your mind and then you will have more or himself more in the shade asks us the benefits to be Cremation We do there heap to be reaped from an Icecream alion misconstrued his meamng her that her eye woaTdV nofc The reason that old is upon themselvesthat thcj find a purchaser before the marker Miss are quite Ib pleasant on beingVequesfced by an accomplish ed lady friend of his to extract a after a second gave up with this felicitous remark The fact k it seems impossible for any thing bad to eouieof your This is the way a Florida man expects to get a partner to his He advertises as follows Any gal whats oota a good with com fortable five hundred dollars in genuine sapup that has had the measles and derstands tending can find a customer for life by ritia a small williani addyessed and stick in a crack of Uncle Billy Smiths barn jinin the where Harrison Reed is now planning future The taxpayers in Horry county re fused to lew an additional school STATE There were sis deaths in Columbia for the week ending the colored The village of Spartanburg boasts of the purest and greatest variety of water of any town in the up country The Republic of in this contributed in taxes to the support of the State government during the current The Cieburne Base Ball of beat the of a match game on the Cosmoplitan Mr Jessie of killed a water mocoasin on at the lower end of Slim on Major Morgans The snake was five feet six inches long and fourteen inches in The Spartanburg New which is evidently Moses has only one It is that he would stoop to no ticesueh scurrilous scribbler as the New York Times King of the Sandwich Is is of the opinion that father and mother raising a larue i family of chil dren are benefactors of the State atid ft siould be exempt fioui His subjects are waiting to leara the ntfmbcr necessary for Lions range in value from to and live from eight to twenty The next valuable animal is the Bengal which lives from fifteen to eighteen African ele phants range from to and live to and llamas are worth about Turnip seed New crop m for Landrcth Soussee speass theirown For sale by Thorae Turnip seed 1 New crop just hi for 1874Jandreth Sous seed speaks their own For sale by Thdrne Just received at Satterth waits a few cases of choice French sar which he is selling at 20 cents per A fresh lot of choice olive oil K sale at a lo w figuie by f
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