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   Aiken Journal (Newspaper) - July 18, 1874, Aiken, South Carolina                                VOLUME JULY 62 PER IN ABTANOE Is thpre no Becret place on the face of the earth Where Charity and Virtue giveth IB there no secret place on the face of the earth Where a knock from the poor will brinsomo kind angel to the door Oo Search the wide world wherever you can Theres no open door the moaeylesw no To what extent then does it I believe I would be cor rect to say that in our South Car it exten ds to every One man proposes 5 another and works against his neighbors proposition and still another proposes and work both his neighbors propositions and South Go to yon bank where mammon j His hundreds and thousands of silver and gold W And safe from the hands of the starving Jind poor Lies piles upon piles of ore Walk up to the Ah J there you may stay v Till your limbs grow old and your hair turns And at the find not one of ike clan WitU money to lend the moneyless Jo to yon hall where the chandeliers light Drives off with its splendor the darkness of And the rich hanging in shadowy Sweeps gracefully down with Its trimmings of gold And the mirrors of silver take up and re view The longlighted rlegant luie there in your patches and find if can Who opens the door for thc moneyless Go to yon church with its cloudreaching That gives back io the sun its look of red fire And the arches and columns gorgeous And the seem as pure as soul with out sin Walk and look up the and tlie great In the pvide and pomp of their worldly estate there in your and finlif you can Who opens the pew to the moneyless yon judge in his flowing With scales of law that weightetii equuy While he frowns on the weak and smiles on the Aud condemns right while ho justifies wrong And jurors their lips on the Bible have laid To render a verdict theyve already made Go there in and find if you can until almost every man in rolina has his own plans for theSjate and battles against all This state of affairs has does and never will result in any good to Soath this age of ouru IB an age of an age upon which enlightened Athens and Sparta would have looked with wonder and Aye they would have been awestricken at the mighty time has wrought since their suns of glory sunk from view I he keen and intellect of man has not yet constructed a machine for combining in one individual the qualities of mechanic and form Prostrate Carolina is bowed as a result of her past and to beg men to harangue to her of those errors and her present condition 5 these harangues might be multiplied till they reached indeed this has well nigh been done within the past nine and then our condition would be as de plorable as we do know anc have for a long ticue known enough we know that our taxes ar exorbitantly high and that they are increasing year b year we know that our State is robbec by degrading put in by tlve votes of our ignorant former The most ignorant person in the land is fu awaru of and alsothaiit ie wrong and against the laws of all with these facts staring us in the what it behoove us to do To cail of men and reiter ate to them our conditions They know and therefore this is To go around and express our views upon a plan of and if everybody to let oui own plan fall and work against everyother officials then go to does cot agree with Any law for the cause of the moneyless Then go to your No raven has fed The wife that has suffered too long for her bread Kneel down by the palct and kiss the death Fr0m the lips of the angel your poverty lost Then turn in your agony upward to And while the chasrning And youll at the end ofyour tie Theres a welcome above for the moneyless From the Jklgencld EDITORS years of penury and suffering have flung them selves behind us since the sharp click of and reverberating thunder of the cannon coaled to be henlon Suuth ern battle Nine lonr since O our immortal Lee surrendered his sword to immortal Nine long years since the mantle of peace is said to have boon folded around these United This peace has not brought tranquillity over our This peace has not brought prosperity to our and indeed the only indication of peace is the cassation of actual Between whom does this war of ideas prevail Is it lined to the Northern and Southern sections of the United States Is it hore in the to the Radical and Demo cratic parties Would it extended This has been our past course and is as we can all see from the existing state of worse than use less for it not only destroys unity but begets greater To discuss the errors of the past This has also been done we do not even stop with the end ing of the but go baek to the days of secession and talk of it us being one of the greatest errors of the Do we stop here nor do we stop these useless discussions till we reach the very intreductiun of slavery iatotke United and lay hold Upon itwith 7igorous both iu its moral and pecu niary Mayhap it was an error tobringslaves to the American conti nent Biiyhap it was aw error tor the slave States to withdraw from the But we did bring the we did we did fight a long and glorious fight j and whether or not they were Q5gy are now Our great and vital question of today is the true method of ameliorating the of impoverished Various plans have been proposed and acted upon wu have even tried a mixed ticket for the State but to no And lastly a Memorial delega tion has been sent sent to which resulted in no The white people of this State are the land owners and the princL people of the plan now is Let us wash our hands clean of the ruling party call county conventions nomi nate candidates for the selecting the very best and ablest men of the counties to represent us go forth on the day of the and vote for and elect regardless of thoOppos Let our Columbia to take charge of the State And if they find the State House occupied by the other let them repair to some other appoint and seSect all the necessary and proceed at once to put the wheels of State in just as though we have no State For we virtually have no body or organization for the interest of the their sole object for wishing office being personal And in proof of this I was approach ed a short while since by one of their who stated that he had been spoken to by some in authority to become a candidate for the Legislature and he said he had decided to as he had as well get that six hundred dollars for month or six weeks time as any of the rest of All men who iesire good and honest disbursements of the tax money would of course pay their taxes to our receivers or the same to fee returned to and appropriated by our newly elected and appointed Such a coarse would bring about some confusion and perhaps It would us two State and O i would of necessity call for some outside authority to interfere and decide between the two An issue would at once be brought and an investigation EXm OF FOUK GO r The Cause of the and Threatened Arming of Colored of Arrest of tfae Re Attempt to and are The turbulent conduct of a few ne groes in Columbia County has brought upon them ar sudden and terrible retri The Augusta Chronicle of w Sunday says THE ORIGIN OP THE TROUBLE datss some time The negroes of district 3 in Columbia dis tant about twenty or twentytwo miles from began a month or to act in such a manner as to cause on Thursday two alarmed by the threats which hud been made against their had warrants taken out against the four colored men above men Friday between day light and eight the warrants w executed by Deputy Sheriff Peter Wright and a small posse of The negroes were and officers and prisoners started for Court When they reached Moody Burts one of the De give by United of the act ings and doings of our State when once could and would be tolerated for a moment t by the Genera Let us send the regalar quota of members to the House and of such men as Bonham for and Gary for the And then with such a man as Perry to occupy fche Governors this body of with the good of their State at and not their private as present advo cating justice and equality of the for all both white and would those in authority to ponder and reflect a long time before to unseat and thereby turn the State over to such a set of thieves and robbers as have held its purse strings for the aet eight We wish it particularly understood hai the course herein suggested is not rompted by color or previous con but by ignorance uid dishonesty for if the State affairs were being properly and honestly man we could stand race and SouTii seiious alarm upon tne part of the whites They purchased organ ized a company and commenced to The citizens of he distiict did not ob ject to the formation of this nor had they any right to if it had appeared that it was gotten up as all the other military companies in the State have purpose of But it soon became evi dent that this organization was really a declaration of and was so to be so Violent and repeated threats were constantly made against the whites in language whose import could not be About two weeks a colored who had joined the company aiid drilled with it resigned his He then took occasion to i inform his that he had joined the company for the purpose of amuse but he had soon discovered that the object of the was some thing widely He said that they were preparing for laney Doggetc refused to go any He stopped short in the and declared that he would not obey any d d white man ho was as as they and he would foe if they should carry him to Tlve deputy sheriff ordered him to cowe upon his again the officer apprehending fired upon with his shot gan and killed At the same time the three other prisoners and were shot and kiiled white ANOTHER ACCOUNT says that on Friday the deputy sheriif having warrants in his possession charg ing Fountain Delaney Sake Doggett and EJiiotjb with riotous summoned a posse and proceeded to arrest the As the sherriff and posse were the house of the negroes above named the negroes ran from the but the sheriff and posse belag on beat and succeeded arresting They found in the house many guns well loaded with After arresting the parties the deputy sheriff started to the nearest Thomas Sowe of the prisoners were They complained that the rope was two The They eoiumenGjgd td WAR WITH THE WHITES aud as he did not sympathise with their feeHugs lie bad leFt ring leaders of the movement were four col ored Delaney Dog gett Fountain their father and a man named The four lived andpretenedto cul tivute heir prin cipal object was the sowing of discord between the Fountain Doggott repeatedly stated that the negroes were now in a position to defend and if they needed assistance that had been promised I hem by the militia of Edgefied South who were only separatedfrom them by the Savannah They pretended to be afraid of Kobert be cause several years ago that gentleman had had trouble with some of In order to ihem no excuse for a Pretty In a densfc the leader of the gang said he be damn ed if white men arrest At this time they all broke fco The sheriff mid posse fired with double shot guns and killed every one of Justice acting a jury and held an invest over the The jury returned a verdict of justifiable homicide in discharge No taxation I am as far and yet we are not represented in its It is a mixim in alj Republican Coun tries wit hput from violent measures as any as we have done all that reasonable jtcoplu by way of i he party in power and and determined to have the rule of the State in the hands of the of There are real life that find their denouement in further persistence in citizens their seditious requested strangest rowin Bjore stern the Paris but the yet happened quite The body of a girl exposed on one of the dread ful slabs was of such surpassing beauty that the Morgue was thronged all day with and one poor lunatic ac tually drowned in order as he took care to explain in a letter found in his that he might for i time next to the only creature he had j ever and whom he too No less than seven hundred bodies arc annually exposed at the Mor and the establishment is conducted with the greatest order by by five offi some of whom are always at their post day and Of these the chief the enjoys the magnificent of twentyfour hundred francs a hundred and eighty dollars no means too exorbitant a sum for uiosi and dishonest so horrible an Laznkin to goaway for which request lie and immediately complied we to But this concession seemed to have no except to make the nc roes worse and more A few days while Mnor Luke was at work in his De Uiney Doggett apparently for ihs express purpose of PROVOKING A He accosted Luke m the most violent and profane He de clared that his people were armed and that they intended to have He said thcKuKlux had killed the nes groes in and they were going to have blood for Threats were made against Lukes and lives of several gentlemen residing in the neighborhoodA Madame having obtained permission to share the prison of has been with him for many She subjected herself to voluntary as she IP permitted only the same liberties as the Her only promen ade is the terrace of the and here these two one the vie tim for the sins of Freiich and the other the sacrifice of wifely be seen taking their lonely walks by the monotonous walls of the gloamy piJe forms their place of Lately their sons arid v only sons and daughter have arrivedand up their abode on the Island of Sainte Marguerite Madame Bazaine is a native of the Mexican City of Siu and was married by the marshal while in The ladies of this district are said to be the most ful ia exquisite in with charming vivacity of and heavy masses of coal black Many wed and more are sought by the wealthy families of the City of Mexico In the politicul turmoil of France the exiles are nearly forgot Turnip seed New Cfoji jtfdi for Liuidreth Jfe meriting of company had becu called for and it that on that day they might attempt to execute their threat ened The whites had there determined to meet thorn on rhat to remonstratj with them and attempt to bring thorn to Bdt their own Forfsale by an ajred of the Methodist ditd ai his resident near Hollands ia Ander ecn on the 1st after only a few hours He rwas in the eightyfirst year of his was soldier in the war of tnd for ovdr forty years had been engaged in work the   

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