Aiken Journal, October 31, 1874

Aiken Journal

October 31, 1874

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Issue date: Saturday, October 31, 1874

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Location: Aiken, South Carolina

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Years available: 1874 - 2002

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Aiken Journal (Newspaper) - October 31, 1874, Aiken, South Carolina VOLUME 200 OCTOBER Oh Swon sweet Make music in the lowly vale The lark will hear the dulcet And thank Cor nil thy Sing to the Borrowing talc The brook will hear the musio The thti the solemn crow pipe sweet The world grows better for thy Sing sing thy strains prolong Let harmony oer all Tune tune sweet ny strains I hear ihe thou bringcst to me morenear Its balmy nir I then inhale Trill trill caayetit sooth some heart thats wrung With brooding sorrows And makoit better for thy song Sing siug sweet D To The Colored For nearly ten years you have been a free invested with al the rights and privileges of and for six years you have had exclusive control of the affairs of our Tbe time for unothor election in at and it behooves you to look back at the past to profit by your The gov ernment has in many respects been to You have secured some good laws and put sorno good men in oifleej but in very many things it has failed to come to the rc of the Both iovcr you have elected toave disappointed you ami all your They have to keep their promises to you or to iny body and have used their potfirion to secure which rightly belonged to the You pay your taxeSj and why is it your children ure not sont to school Simply you have dishonest men in i who squandered the school you propose to elect a man to con tinue this sort of conduct If vote He is the man who ou elected Attorney General four jears and it was his business to prosecute every officer for doing wrong but he never prosecuted any Les lie squandered aU the umney to buy your and Cham berhiii ought trhaue known and yet he did not trouble Chamber Juin helped to issue all the bonds of the State and ws reckless enough to go on wiih the work an til he got uhe debt up 4o fifteen million He has been connected with every board that initted any and it he did not know they were It will not do to trust him for for they could steal the whole Ctate from If he did know they were stealing and next expose he is guilty and does mot deserve to be Green is the man for you te vote if you want an honest and true amiu fie is a UK true and loyal KB A Republican legislature hug elected him nod if he ia fit to be a judge to decide upon life you can trust him He is a native Carpet bugger that does not any Ihing for you except to get your He nominated for goremot by re publicans and most of the colored There was aot a single democrat in the Now the Conserva tives eay if you will hack up your proin of re fora by nomtuatiag auoh a who is just and we will help you to elect Then M it not your doty to vote for him You have a chance to stop nil quarrel I with the They will fee satisfied if you elect this should induce you to vote for lor ttveii if Chnmbcrlain was a good man you ought to be willing to take Oreon fcr Bike of This may be your for the democrats may come in power some day here as they have dune in North and if you refuse to compromise they will make no compromise with As sure as you elect betlain this a Democrat will be run for Governor next and will probably be If you will not take Judge Green the Democrats will never waste time in offering to go for one of your men Two years ugo you voted for Moses you were afruid and yet Moses hus disgraced you and your Thiijk bstove you act this and let us unite to elect a man who will give every man hie whether he be white or rich or Such a man is Judge Con to the of The iftanagere will carry out the fol lowing instructions The Commissioners of Election arc to furnish to the Managers of eaoh precinct one box for the reception of This I box shall be labelled I Circuit and Cunty and shall be furnished with u lock and Be fore opening the poll the box is to be publicly to that it is empty and and then locked just before openeng the and the key given to the and it shall not be opened again during tho The Board of Managers of each precinct bdbrfi the by a The Board of Managers shall appoint j a to whom the same oath shall be i as any and the Chairman of the Board shall have power i to administer oaths to their The polls arft to be opericd at sis and closed at BIX and there shall be no adjournment or interruption during that Every male citizen of the United who is twentyone years of age is entitled to without distinction as to color or previous condition pro vided he has been a resident of the State for one and of county for sixty daysj provided that he is not an inmate of any or is of unsound The clerk of each precincts shall open a poll to be headed Names of in which ahall be registered the name of every voter who deposita a ticket at that All the names faal lottcd for by each voter are feo be writ ten or printed on one including not only State and County but also Keprtsentatives to Bal lots are to he printed or written ballots as are in Within thrae days after the election the Chairman of each Board of Man or one to be designated in writing by the members of the s all deliver to the Comuaiaflionera of Election the the boxes contain ing the and a written statement of the reault of the election in his pre Any or Clerk who shall be convicted of neglect of the fore going or of corruption or fraud in his shall be punished by not more than or impriaonmeotj not more than or HENDERfiOttj of Aikcn County of or partly printed and partly and BO folded as to conceal the To every pereon who himself to the Managers shall administer tho following oath do solemnly swear thtt I duly qualified to according to the laws of this and that I not voted during this election at this or any other At clow of the election the Man agers and Clerk ehull immediately pro to open the ballot box and count tho ballots and alkali continue such without adjourn ment or until the flame is and make and sign a report of the in counting the bal two or more found folded to gether bearing tho sane only one be counted hut if they bear tifferent thoy ahaH be destroyed and not If mow ballots found in the box thin there are on the polling all the hall be returned ro the box and thoroughly and of the Man or the witKoftt the draw thtirefrofe AS On the train the other day were a very confiding old man and a very in nocent old They had passed away five sixths of their lives hidden awa behind the lulls of and were going to western Michigan on a visit to their After a little skirmishing the old gentleman pitched into me about the and when I found how innocent hu I gave him all the information I AH at as he rode the wife caught his arm and exclaimed Look or youll be for getting that place whore they The old man He said that a young man that came down from Can adn with told bim to look out for the battlefield of Bniddocks defeat as soon ns lie left I was going to reply that the young man was an infernal but the old lady seemed to have set her heart OR seeing the and the ola man was so that I couldnt bear 60 disap point When we got down into the woods pointed out the battle and thftir heads out of the dow and took in the Think of exclaimed the old as he drew in his bead think of them Injuns creeping through them woods and Shooting dowa dead My soul roplied the old seemingly overcome at the and she kept her eyes on the woods until I thought she would twist her neck i We got along ail right for about five miles and the old man wanted to j know if we werent down pretty tho spot where Tecumseh i Where I and he said that the same young man informed him that the railroad ran to the spot where the Indian warrier fell and Itll be a powerful favor to me an gajnuel if yell point out the urged the old placing her hand OD my How cuuld I go back tm what that bruven young man had said The old folks had made up their saiade to see the and if I didnt ahow it to them they might worry for and they might think the young man had or that I wasnt potted in the historic spots of my own Lor1 forgive bat a mile farther on I pointed oat a bill and said Bebold the last resting place of tho great Tecatnseh J Think of jtwt think of it exclaimed the old man right there is where they got him Mercy I but it dont Beeai pouible I she and she had to get out her enuff box before she could recover from the The old gentleman said he had a par tteaiar interest in seeing the be eattfto he knew the man Te to live right by 11 He txttmtIrcve been an broke iu the old Ia4y for the young said he didat die till they had cut his and and and bWcd the body up with a barrel of powder I wanted to get away after fear ing that something worse was but she insisted upon my taking a pinch of and so I kept my We were just beyond when the old man at me like a with j how ftir is it to the spot where they found the Bubcs ia the Woods I wonted to get out of but how could I That young man had deliber ately Hed to these nice old and I hadnt the moral courage to tall em so and thus had to muke a Ibr of 1 Its awful to deceive any especially a good old man and a and zaotherl old their way to the thsapot Iseid aa we came to a dark piece of Think of Hannerl he hie head out of the window thiak of them babies Wing found iu there 1 it was fearful she replied seems as if I could almost aee them stubbing about in there now There was another historic spot of which the young man had told but they had forgotteu and I was never more They kept quiet until the brakesman out Lan and then the old man bobbed up aod exclaimed heres where they hung Tom aint He explained that Tom a iChiougo desperado had murdered eleven old women acd drank their blood for his liver and after being hunted for miles and had at length bee a captured at cat to pieces by the infuriated and then hanging to a I had to point out the troeIt was near the and tie tail kite had lodged in its Theres whar they hung Han AMgfc Mooalsgot A man who a Peoay A fall newspaper are not They have a tailor down modestly styles Ulntself fcVe What is the use of worlds brightness and man that tons tight boots fi The most Miter critics we tfaose have failed anything woith The English folks have grown i of lending Joajuin Miller be has got to come home and ner tlaa old stretching his And theres some of hid shirt left yet exclaimed the old and as I backed out of car the good old man was remarking that he was going to ask the trani boy if he didnt have the pam phtet Life of Tom so that he could get further Free He who Has nothing tfc but amuse has hardest job o a hand known goi A Memphis policeman his orders included all ar mayor and was They kave now itmuted which can be curried in the po fellow oaa slide out and go Sunday and no one know If wake up ia the ntgfct ill Itolian Uqtal and shoot Is llie South A Good Fruit If the question ia meant to mean a country abounding in good we must sndly Nothing aston ishes the stranger more when travelling In the or on first settling than the scarcity of good and the impression produced by the that the South is not a good country for is confirmed by people and especially by the with a few of will tell him that beyond seed ling Chickasaw and Scuppernong fruita dont do well The few who have underatand ingly tried the experiment of raisiog other and superior fruity know We hare shown again again in these pages mid deniOMtrated it in the that the South is one of the best of all fruit and others done the Will not oar readers make up their minds to at least trees and grape vines this a few and to take care of them after they atall have been Do you who bear in as you are the injunctions of the ritnai of your in referanae to planting and flowers The rice crop of Charleston willfcHflkortof chances are that you cant eee the lord nest morning and that Ms wi When two Georgians meet new dont go on about the merely exchange the novel solution Do you think that Toombs according to the idea of Vermont is miles from thi and Bobbs being good at etgut oclock this He says its too fur oil o A Michigan farmer he is not receiving half the caffl speeches tJaia year oetessary to Sigkt and he baa had to make a contract witk u cooper yellow euro pampkicg tasked and to be it ao time for a to stop to atgoe vhetlw ProcUr is nineteen or last to waa eo have get up awther we rtappoated A bttt pareitDoakHti eft WBJ taken to Uak tit kia give tost it Jou when I do gin wouldnt thrtwt vee how msnj Tbe curiosity of ;