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   Aiken Journal (Newspaper) - October 10, 1874, Aiken, South Carolina                                w r 1O PEE IN ADVANCE WITH When the with a whisper Steals softly through the A sweet earnest whisper Of music and When its gentle caresings Away charm each And the like Descend from the When a deep spell of lyiag and ly warm heart is Sweet to thce When stars like sky blossoms Above seem to AnS waves like young bloasoms Are swelling When thevoke of the river Floats niovwnfaMy And the forests low shiver borne on the When wild tones are swelling From air and My warm heart is Sweet with thee When the night clouds Like on And the lonely IWbea the ocean is sdfcbing ceaseless heart isthrobbinf All wild in its When thegtrong wind is wrestling billow and warm heart is Sweet with thee slumber thyicnciee In lovdliness a thousand romances brigMin thy When visions offcriglitnegs Like youag angels In beautiful lightness All wide from thy When thy calm sleep is giving Thy dreamwings to say art ttou eettfai countries where the population nd and where there are roads to connect one with the different and separate local governments are demanded and called forth by the circumstances surrounding and new countries settled at the present day veryiniich the same form of goy L nA iPIOPOSN CANADIAN The Toronto Globe is pleased to see movement commenced in the uniOH of the three Maritime provinces of the The idea of hnving all these under the and Locu ifi JBO thiit the Jc has sug but that it hid not been carried Tong The expense of local govern uicnt and legislation would bovery much while there would be a greater liJtlUiojua4 of of meji be iug selected for the Local as the number required would be mud and the range of selection more As things are at thes jProvinccs expences consequently unfairly While Ontario has about 180000 square niileXof and Quebec a great deal New Bruns and Prince Island have miles among them Ontario has a population of a mil lion and a while all the Canadian Provinces on a have not ibpO all hua M keep up a Local and Leg tlaiure at an expense which is fonnid sble to small and which yields uo commensurate advantage iu return for the very considerable If these provinces were tho one though not to be called would be respectable in and strong iu u intelligent new Province trorn the occupy a posi ernment as our forefathers who settled these States upwards of 200 years ago Thus the Northern Isl and of New about300 miles in are two separate govern presided over by or and fitirie viz Awetland and Willmington the former situated in the North of the Island and the lat ter in poction of Australia has likewise been divided into six Spates each possessing a saparate Legislature and When moreover we take into consideration the historical that in the old countries of at one time a similar state of affairs ed that France had its Dukedoms of each with their separate Parliaments that Eng land was portioned into King doms but ihat with the of population tfhese complex or duplicate forms of government have fceen swept Executive and one Legislature established in each the abave named Franyin ia one of his mes to remarked that we vwerea natiod standing unabashed Wiah six tho State oh the value of all property ocal It is almostsuper fluous to add that the pardoning of jriminal by theSxecutive in thesacoun ries is never conferred upon proof of innocence or extenuating cir As tke Governor States freely exercise this prerogative it is possible that lynch law may indits ultimate source in the too free use of executive tending to weaken peoples faith in the rigid ad ministration of the and drivin them upon the spur of the mootent t commit acts which their sober thoughts would The that a divided ty weakens individual IB and by the pea we may mtib greater truth say that we are 9 standing abashed in Thdcontra of legislator in the United States with the forty millions of and by France and England with upwards of seventy is most In the as just there are upwards of six thousand legislators in two latter with nearly double the there are only about seventeen While in the United States each member of Con gress receives about five thousand dollars a in France the same nationa representative receives about sixteen dollars a and iu Great Britian not a In the last named nonpayment of salaries not exclude a poor man from the j for when the voters are carried away by the tetprt de to a poor man for the furnish funds for his as was tho of a elected to fcitt for whom his constituents subscribed per In France it has likewise been proposed by Deputy Courellc to the payment of silaries to thv National and tho proposal Uas jnet xvith many both in the assembly and amongst the In as is well the National legislators receive no In one general law regulates the de partment of justice in every county or the Minister of the Inta to Jeadsto individual has been frequently is partly justified b A few years ago the eity of divid dis ed into several triets for local these parishes wene consolidate declared that the Bberties of thf try were in danger but by the abuses that had crept in tthe local tenth from the gene exercised over the who The history clearly population leads property and general to the spread Inithe ancient consolidation States followed by of the iind of causing Brutus in the last spasmodic effort to Liberty wed thfc as a bub J findthee but a Modern presents a pic tuire the r eTetie of for the in deseribing the cause of tbe downfall of the Boman per tinently Qwidlegeis sijeiemonibus of what avail ajre laws unless there is a determination the tarfc of the people to enforce them i Montequiea remarks tfoat genius of Democracy is envy not Ciedit Mobilier speculations share thb force of Montes quiens remarks for when a man is elected guardian of the public and he enters into such he is not only faithless to his but a rureant to his duty and a traitor to his It would be inopportune to close this letter without contrasting the number of representatives in the Mational Lcgesla turee in Britian and the United France contains upwards of eight Britian six hundred and and the United States two hundred smd Tho expences of both France and England clearly shows the advantage of such numbers in their National as tending to counteract many evil which rate component EDITOR JOURNAL sentiments expressed in tfco preceding paragraph having such a tjirept application to the United rnqrc especially to the Southern portion of where the State upon all property in in any instances exceed upc per of the value tltat refrain from dmwing the attention rollers to Ais subject as ne of the utraos tim to orery cititou of the United tho fact that i nor in and the Scctretary for the Home Department iu England being entrusted with the supervision and redress of any grievances which may Bothhaving a teat in their I respective tire ready at any time to answer questioned to give any i explanations that inv be i in the United each county i levies taxes for the support of but here the ation and seldom exceeds two mills on the There is no State bo support in either France Written for the Aikcn Rimes for tlie HOPS OS 1 The times are very Theres trouble in the air 1 wish that I could help you And smoothcyour brow of Youve worked so hard all summer Hard delving at the plow And scarce enough is gained by it To pay our taxes Our crop of corn and cotton With merchants bills to pay And winters chill is coming on Alas I see no way But just to sell the old place And seek another oliroe It seems no use to loath for Or wait a better You may be my little And all say seems true Ive a mind to fight it To yield will never Though sadder times I neer When wars dark days came onl When you were left alone at Aalall save hope was MethinkI seeteyond fche cloudfl A pteaeant vista ope And in Jwy ear a little voice Wait awhile and And when I speak a soundeoaaeB On rushing 1rom through the rift beyond tke elrads I see a gliding WAIT IT And what noise is that I Resounding there without soundeth like a tis the peoples 4 Hurrah tbe epJEto sounds The boys are out for Qreen down with foul And that is what we turn the rabble And ir with honest men down with thieves and sc harrah again turn out the rascal crew Who issue worthless scrip Throw overboard the thieves and And right the down with bonds and taxes The people shout again down with foul votefor honest sens are not as ii gone by the regular held The Governor old althoughi of since the Tar Heete have won their glorious victory he has heen juite moderate in his views and and is generally liked by tha pesple of Our sister State has indeed won a glorious and well may she be proud of her The Con servatives have a twothird majority in both the Senate and House of Represen and they have determined to remedy a few errors made by their de lectable the and under which they have been The people over great sympathy for us in our down trod den and wish us the heartiest success in our coming Ka leigh is making great efforts to a grand reunion at their coming which takes place on the tenth of tWs They expect itto be the largest ever held and ample arrangements have been made for Old John Robinson to be here at that time with his mammoth menagerie and jvery one expects to hare a jolly A many operatic troupes expect feo visit this city during thecoining win and some have already made ap pointments to be here by The accomplished Miss Lillian Edgerton will lecture here during fair aad crowded houses will greet her appear There are fpqr different denomina tiQnal female and they are well attended with popils from every section of the v South GaroHna is well represented in the Peace Institute by the daughters of two of our most feUow The citizens of Ralegh are very hurrah the paople And this is what thoj mean Come up come ye vote for honest G Letter froim DEAR u few lines relating to our sister State would interest your I have concluded occasiodally find an entering wedge into j to drop you a lew notes of smaller bodies of 1 will conclude this epistle by giving the opinions of two prominent citizens upon State one of and the other of Tennessee Stephens being a politician declares that the liber ties of the world depends upon the maini tenance of State Jackson not being a politician proposes in Tennessee I reached Raleigh a short time ago one bright and early and found in the course of half an hour after my at the Yarboro which is the best in the and equals Highland Park in apportuient and man yet a great deal Ra although only a city of in is quitea busy little and is up there is six cle po itician i thtt tie lecture rtouid gant brick buildup of f t 1 ill P once in four Comment is unnecessary and therc at the present time The Capitol buildin which stands or Ktigkuid as compared with people of the United they save about five mills on the dollar fore Where doctors les in the centre of the is an imposing ind is surrounded by a beautiful and well laid off which is I scrupulously neat and with a full bronze statue of the Father of IUB j Country1 in front of the main entrance of the their own for securingfor their g of their their which gives one a homelike white the ladies here par and siyal the fair daughters of our neat in The cotton crop in thifl State has been damaged by the severe drouth we experienced in the crop will fall shortly nearly The tobacco crop this year is not so prolific as the 7ear and the Ibvers of the enticing weed may expect a rise ia its I find penty of military companies over hers and the inelodions dram may be heard discoursing sweet music every The electfoa being over in this our mighty Caesar has no use for his minions and are quar tering them in our what His Serene and the devil only for the Lord I am Raleigh boast of three daily news the Daily News by far the best of the and is ably edited The rvu fraternity I find out sometimes suffer here from the same cause as sometimes the of greenbacks More LB The count rji be in all thia time enjoying the luxury of a resumption of specie payments and The beautiful device of Secretary Richard son which tho KS papers H crually blasted bv premature publicity was but not No indeed did ppHowBi for five or ouo dollars wurth of rfilvcr receive the ocoin over the treasury counter he ingeniouscontrivance of u draft for blank and one if he knew the the un even up to i solid vritii perhaps z o eke out tho disco the this pr gone his ioot ou it Thus an old bachelor it is sj citi   

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