Aiken Journal, July 25, 1874

Aiken Journal

July 25, 1874

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Aiken Journal (Newspaper) - July 25, 1874, Aiken, South Carolina il VOLUME JULY PER IN ADYANCE THE LAST They came to benr nis corpse Jjcfore hor grim and srark it With blood besprent from shield to And five wounds open in his They said to The grave is mailk tfr Wherein your lover must be And you nr have time lo Unless his fute to She answer Vet a little Give me to look lux this final hour be Leave in e with my They turned those siernfaced And left Ser to her watch again Nor stifled nor whispered Henceforth the woeful stillness Outside the clrtfipiag bses Hummed drowsily about trap trees hot sua blazod aloufe J wind crept ilowljr It shook the sweetness bloom From trailing vino across One white leaf Uuttered down to And turned to crimson on his kneeling by the awful Made no lament and shed no But the dum anguish in her eyas Might have compelled the dead to any yearning look or alis the dead to reach And the still lips that made no moan Were pale as lips ere cut in have been more Sales for the week bales at a decline of I to f of a Oa and again on the market was very making the decline fully three cents on the and two cents on the late The question ngitating the cotton men now what is to be done with the large stock still held here It has pressed upon the market and still continues like a fearful jKresisting all attempts to awaken it to life Holders will compelled to carry1 re diftfe accent so that spinners and exporters will This market has been quiet and dull all the No change in the prie It is not likely it will go much lower for two and any serious damage to our growing crop would likely make a sharp with large v The rainy season we havj thus all over the cotton growing country with the exceiftioTi of a few counties is now about over We shall have gome local rains and of course bat we expect rfc to be generally dry and hot for to complaint of too much rain will we sliall soon have as loud His head within her rims onvl Her cheek laid close against his all its sillion lengths Her dark hair streaming to the So clung she silently and As one by one the moments And with the passing once Her brothers entered at the For marching downward through the came apace a Might chose his death by fire or Brief time remained for funeral When need like this across for flight So they full sore at To break that last embrace And her Spoke soothing words of love and But won no Mute as clay And moveless as his voice she with a vogue lie touched her cheek he raised her arm The arm dropped lifeless from his The check had already turned The grave they hollowed out for one Held two before the day was clone Around it rang the battle The lovers slept in peace From the Augusta NUMBER The receipts at the the pas were compared with last year and the year be It is likely the receipts for this week will be aboufc com pared with last year and the year before and the receipts at the interior compared with last year and 700 the year The daily receipts at all ports for this for the four are as fol lows 905 719 890 M 12 808 538 324 484 821 4 G1S complaints o dry and hot weatter us we liSve had We twenty letters this nearly all of of the cotton prospects as good as possible most of them best since the A few complaiEpf too much and two of want of BUREAU Tho Agricultural Bureau reporti which should always ba issued the 15th of each came out promptly for and agrees very well with the report of our only s our readers h NEW This market has been dull and weak for spots at a decline of 1of a cent iLI the Contracts benefit of the facts contained in that re port a month ahead of thuse who waited to see it before they could Ac cording to this the average con dition is now 92 per which is per better than the July report for last All the States show a very good con except which is only up to 78 per caused by the over making the planting We continue to hear reports of cater but it is not generally expected that they will do much damage this There is one notable fact this as compared with Then the fruit and forest trees in many strip ped of their foliage by caterpillars we never knew them so bad whilst this year we have not seen or heard of The cotton worm is a different Hkfe the silk it will grow very fast whilst eating its natural and die from starvation as soon as it is deprived of as all other caterpillars are of the same and thrive under the same it may be that the cotton it comes at all this be so late it will be of more benefit than by stripping the plant of its too luxuriant EARLY In those fast days of steam and tele it is all important to get the riews as soon as your neighbor and as much sooner as you It has ever been the aim of the writer of these ar ticles to give to his readers reliable as far ahead jf others as a month ago he gave them facts which are now generally Those who were willing to acknowledge that some one else in the world besides themselves knew something aboufc the and the dry goods took advantage of these facts and saved themselves from a heavy loss whilst those persons who that in dont know about cotton is not worth knowing spent a portion of their time in talking and wri ting about him and abasing him gen erally because he dared to break cut of the liar less of old fogyism and leave his fellows still dragging the wagon of an tidiluvianism along the road of public opinion with Grundy for their dri Where are you Have the losses which you have on your spot thufc you are no longett1 aple to come to time Or is it we henr it that you were only after that you all the that cotton would go and youQiily talked and wrote the other way jasu to see what others say 1 There is one way toget rid of the loadof cotton that is being held in New and that is to put it on the August If this should be it is likely would break down so some time within two weeks from this that spinners and ex porters would both buy and the New York with it the Southern markets relieved of the pressure upon Then we mignt have an adrancmg both for spots and a month We do not know that this will be the but it Is the must reasona ble one we know What good does itdo spine persons to kick against the ijiws of as many have been for two months past I If they honestly believed the crop would be a miserable failure it is that tlfey should by a dearly bought that their little of ten totvrenty miles in isnot JalJ the cotton growing the average 392 pounds and is sold on an average of 7 cents a Here is a yield of about an whilst our average yield is to an acre at the pres ent low Cannot our people see that if the East Indians raise bales at about 7 cents a pound they will plant enough this year to make bales as the American crop is a according to the expecting as our crop fails theirs will rise in value By this persistent talk of no crop we injure If our crop is India makes enough to make it and if our crop is a large one we will have an excess everywhere and low For the benefit of some persons we will state that this is the plant y season in They planfc their cotton from June 20th to July We think the price is near the bottom and cannot see any money in buying or selling cotton at A masterly inactivity is the safest course Sudden and touching was the death of Richard Shreve and his wife of Locust on June 25 as they were aboufcto engage in fam ilyprayers with his durinoa thunder The Bible had been passed lo the hitter to commence the devotion when the light ning struck the killing them and leaving therest in the room the de was a Southern Methodisfrpreach er belonging to the Baltimore Confer and esteemed for his piety and The funeral services were peculiarly a large number of persons attending Another equal ly sudden and fatal casualty occurred a day or two later at where Rev Stephen of the Oongregas tional Church at while riding in i carriage was run over by the cars He had been settled but a short and had just taken hold of the affections of his new Georgetown TIO3 ABDUCTED The Mayor of Offers a He ward of for the Restoration and the Capture of the Mayor has issued the lollowing procla offering a reward for the capture of the abductors of the Charley Brewster and the restoration of the child MAYORS CITY OF Juffc At of citizens I hereby offer areward of 000 for the arrest and conviction of abductors of Charles son of Christain of and the restoration of that child to his Said child waft stolen from Washington near Chew sifcurbs of Phila on the afternool of the first of July At the tiuit was stolen he answefed to the followjsng de scription years dressed in a linen kilt with short unbleached Panama with black laced blue and white striped The boy has and no m exCvjpt those ruaoer by vaccination the His appearance as above scribed may have been greatly chang by cutting off his or changing hjs dress to that of a or in some oihSr He was decoyed into a yachtbodied painted black lined by a dark bay horse bands it without a check by two as nearly as canbe answer tu the fol lowing description 1 a man of rather probably 5 feet 8 inches high he was seen sitting his age is believedto be from 35 to 45 mustache andfullbeardor whis or sandy brown and brown He wore a ring on the little finger of his right 2 was a man 5 feet 8 or 10 inches about 25 or 30 yeas of of light or a tendency to sandy sandy mustache and red nose and having the ap pearance of a drinking One of the men wore a broacUbriuimed straw looking as if it had been worn a season or and much The other wore a dark colored straw and one wore a linen of wore large glasses or goggles of aHkrk pro bably as a Mayor of In the cause of humanity as well as for the interest of it is earnestly requested that the foregoing be given the widest publicity in every newspaper in the United States and The report that Woosterwas released loday is There were 450 visitors at Greenbrier White Sulphur on the 15th The Fairgot up by the ladies of San Francisco for the benefit of the Louisiana sufferers realized very nearly A Louisville doctor does not believe there is such a thing as cholera in fan It is all the effect of babys immagina A five hundred dollar property qual ification is now spoken of in Connecticut as one of the conditions on which wo men shall be allowed to A child was recently borne in Phila delphia having the whole of the teeth in the upper jaw perfectly and four those of the lower The bishops of the Southern Metho dist Chuach have appointed a week of beginning August to be observed by the whole Hours of England is aboufc to try another ex periment by a further reduction of the hours of labor in and this time both and employed seem to be infavor of the same is a government Ic prohibits employment of the operators for more than fiftysix and a half hours a But no working day is more than twelve consectitive and out of thoseatiifirgregate less than two hoars must be set asids rest and and ctrridrcn are never to work more than four hours and a half without a and the working hours on Saturdays are not to exceed six and a including half an hour for Children u n d e r n i n e y c ars of stead of u n d e r f3 as at employed in factory and tinder ofunder thirteen worked on half limiting hours of labor has reaived considerable attention with in but fco TC arrive rules which will secure the to the community and the the agitation frhestbjeet has led tanoe of the fact that there is mic limit beyond which it doea ither workman or employer to this point being there position legislation and less n pon thewill of eral ac an eco not p s at Prince Victorias will study has declined the office of Chief Justice of t Court of Rhode gale of in Columbia Chief Justice Waite has been chosen a delegate to the General Episcopal Convention to meet in New York in Henry Foole is and scandalized that any ojre should think of Andy at this late as a candidate for the Foote wants the roaring all to Andy uputs him The Czars visit cost the Giiy of don for The project of building a union rail road depot at Louis has been defer red till better Woman is is sup ported by three distinguishedbishops of the Methodist Episcopal It is proposed in England to employ female clerks in the Savings Bank Des partment of the General McFarlund Richardson is report ed to be again about to endanger her or that of sombody by getting The Canard fleet consists of fortynine of tons horse and employes Last year the company shipped and dis charged President Grant visited the camps meeting at Hound on the 15th The reports do not state whether he took the anxious or exhibited any evidence of conversion from his sinful The wheat crop California is better this year than it has been since the The cotton worm i destroying whole plantations in one out in the Western The losses by the late Chicago w V are estimated at four millions five red thousand ;