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Aiken Courier Journal (Newspaper) - August 19, 1876, Aiken, South Carolina wnet VOLUME 9i July On and after this date the Postofflce hours will be as follows During the week from to 1 30 oclock and from 3 to 7 oclock AUGUST 1876 Charleston 10 9 Hammond and Greenland mails Thursdaysat 6 and open oil at 5 Merritts Bridge and Ebal mails close on Sundays at 1 oclock and open on Tuesdays flt 6 oclock OF TEE THE SPIRIT AND POLICY OF THE SOUTH is PEACS CONSERVATISM AND GOOB ORDER ANARCHY AND CRIME ONLY RAMPANT IN STATES CURSED WITH RADJCAIMissitULEVTiiE COLORED MAN JPULLY PROTECTED UNDER DEMOCRATIC The spirit of tne South was well set at the great ratification meeting in New Charles toemTser of Congress from said tllt had been falsely stated that there was an antagonism between the colored people and the old white citizens ot the He could declare the assertion for he lived among them and knew what had been going They had given the South SQOjOOO negro and the people of the South had After what the duties of a citizen And because the negroes had found out that tke Dem ocratic party were the best fneuds ot the as well as of all other the proposition had come from the Republi can parsy ltd disfranchise colored As a member of he had stood up and protested against this unfair and illegal Cheers There never could have beenor would fauve been an antagonism between the colored people and the old white men of the South without the intermeddling of the carpet baggers since the When the South was moat threatened with ruin and when the rafters of their houses were crackling over thuir and their property was being de stroyed by the negruea had been faithful to their and they had never yet given up their respect and regard for the white form er former Governor of said Qfihe eleven South era in ray will sive their votes for Tildec find Hcn The down trod den South the carpot beers heaven and the jrreat the land of Radical thievery and which stauds tn day the purest and completed illustra tion of Radical reconstruction and Rad ical may cyst her vote for But with this one la mentable in my receive an electoral vote fron the entire The white when 1 say the poo pie I mean the people who pay the and support the white people of the South arc almost unani mous for this and even our color ed brethren are fulling into CiifS of and Al ready in my cuy of Kichmond there are two flottrishhg Tilden ynd Hendricks Clubs entirely of colored men wid the colored throughout the entire the intelligent and better portion of are gradually discover tring that their true interests lie not in antagonizing the white people but in coalescing and acting with the uioro intelligent they become the realize the duties and responsibilities of the citizenship that was thrust upon tho more sure are they to unite with tho really interested parties of the In every section of the the more intelligent they become the more apt are they to unite with peo Just as fact afl thfljleB of ignor ance falls from the eyesW the colored just so fast as they get their eyes open to the situation of the the wrongs and outrages perpetrated upon them and the entire people by the Kadi just so surely dothey become Democratic colored Why the Democratic colored men South would never have been arrayed against the white people butfor these dema gogues and carpetbaggers and malicious scoundrels who went down there directly after the war and sought to antagonize them agmnst the white And why did they do this They sought to Radicalize theSoilth by first enfranchis ing the negro and then disfranchising the white in order togiye the negro and controlling the would control the entire wherever and this is a matter I desire to call your particular attention in the South Democratic or Conservative rule has ob thete you will find the colored man fully protected in all his rights in every respect equal to the white Did you ever hear of any bloody rows in the State of Virginia since she was reconstructed Have you heard of the murder of negroes within the limits of fche Old Dominion since shi has been restored to the Un ion no and the reason is because her taxpayers are white citizens who have gone down there and indenti fied their fortunes with those people j not carrying a cargffetog to away as soon as they pot They ob tained control of the and administered its affairs honestly and truly for the best interests of att be their oolor what it might The Black Men and Tho Baltimore Gazette publishes the following significant Please give U3 a hearing through your paper 10 the effect thut of colored has united with the Garland of North for the purpose of stump ing the Southern States in behalf of Tilden and If the colored men want they must unite with white fcicn iu electing such men as will and not to vote fur Republican men who have by their bribery and made reform in the adminis tration ol the government A corrupt pyrty cannot reform itself any more than A sinner can convert If done at all it inset tuke phcq from the effect produced by a better and pur er Politically we arc free to say thut Samuel Tilden is the man whose election politically re generate the restore the moral status of the give employment to the laboring men of every an4 forever settle the differences of every section of the country on a lasting basis of peace and fraternal feelings between the Tilden and Hendricks clubs are now being formed tho colored people of the with u belief that our Northwestern brethren will do the GARLAND ChairmanTiMon and Hendricks July THE CAMPAIGN IN A QUEER POLITICAL PASTIES BUTLER AND GOVERN OB CHAMBERLAIN W THE WHAT JUDGE MACKET REPUBLICAN RALLTT THAT WAS NOT A SundS Au ucoorcHMfe with mstruc r 4 I went over tip mdgefield yesterday to report tttrRepublican meet ing at that Chamber Hongressmau and Judge Mackey came over and arrived at Edgefieldfh the Elliott didnt The meeting was held in front of the outside of the and about fifteen hundred white and were As soon as the Republicans had taken the about sii mounted whites rode up with a large crowd on foot and demanded half of the time for Democratic The Governor and agreed tohalf an hour for each The stnjnd was then crowd ed with Deraocjats and The Governor but said very and was evidgbtly under great He apoko of his desire to and compared ia this to Governor He held if he could do more towards reform than rany one Mean time the Democrats tfept crowding closer to the showing a determination to do everything lawful to break the meeting About this time the stand came down with a but was and Butler replied totbe He ma3e a bitter Complete stock of Landreths fresh turnip and Ruta Baga just receiv ed at Powells Hardware 60 cents per of the He said that Smalls and the Governor had denounced him at a leader of KuKlux If they had made this believ ing it to be he was face to and them to prove If they did not rise and prove they stood confessed No proof was Judge Mackey next endorsing holding that he could do more for the Democrats than one of their owo He said he knew they could elect Unir county but he thought itunwise in them to op pose the Gyry followed in a very hot speech against the Gover in which he abused him accusing him of fraud and corruption and of willingly keeping Treasurer Mc Devitt in power after his rascality had been made known to Judgo Mackey then rose but was so fre quently interrupted by tho Democrats that he could say At this the stand fell prostrating I every one upon it who remained perchod upon tho only point left This imshap was received with cheer after signifi cant that Radicals would go down the The negroes by this time were completely Chamberlain and Snwlls left and with the negroes moved off towards the followed by the vheering tiud and threatened to break them up wherever they went to The Democrats then assembled in courthouse and had a meeting of their at which Joseph John Gary ana others declaring that hey would carry the county peace ably if they but currv it they Judge who had follow ed the made an outandout Democratic en dorsing Chamberlain as being able to do more for tbe Democrats than one of their own The Judges speech was loudly cheered by the The meeting then the Democratic horsemen keeping up cheer after It was later in the that the negroes had threatened to fire the and the called their forces together and camped a little way out of in case of There was no disturbance of any The negroes were terribly frightened and did not dare to show The Republi can speakers were very moderate ia their language and showed by their uqeasy manner that they felt illsatisfied with the look of The Smalls and left for Columbia in the No negroes The Democrats are very jublilant over their and gave the Republicans to understand that they intended to car ry the and would treat any meet ing they attempted to hove in the way that they had done this The negroes dispersed and did not attempt to raise nnother in News and Beach Island Correspondence of The BEACH To the The CourterJournftl The Beach Island Democratic Club held a special meeting OH the 12th in to make its practical workings complete throughout the Heretofore its meetings have been at the Farmers Club They will now be held on the second and fourth Saturdays in each and will probably be once a week orx oftener as the election These will oe at different points in the each meeting to appoint tho place for the and so arrange that each communi ty shall have one in its This is especially desirable in so largo a town the extreme points being some twelve or thirteen miles a Occa sionally tneeting will toe when some nutable or other special may suggest a rally of the entire As many as of the entire will at tend each of the meetings in the several The township is subdivi ded into fifteen with an active canvasser in each whose duty it is to prepare a perfect rosier of I and ot Midi nonvoters as mny be dis posed to attempt illegal voting and also to ubseiveand report any matter ot in I tcrest in his We trust in a short time to have a general ynd complete or of the with every man pwstedas to his and eager in the Could such organizations be effected in every the suc cess of our I ickefc would bfi placed be yond a doubtAs to frequency of meet it is is the surest plan ot keeping up an earnost interest and throwing dis may the ranks of our In Mississippi their regular club meet for some preceding the elec worn first business of each and earned men made every othei mat ter stcondury fir the tiaie to the redemp tion of their which they accom The accounts from the Court and some exhibitions occasionally near I er to would bo amusing if they did not threaten possibly some serious re It is of the eager corps of hun gry aspirants for office that has spranjr up broad cast under the better prospect of to our ticket than The man of true public spirit at this Crisis be fmbeannsj whether for himself of his how ever desirous or consent fr the It is hut human nature to hanker for positions 01 to have likings and preferences as to who shall enjoy but ouch club should jeal ously see to fc the common far as it that 0 avowed place hunt I or one pledged to unduly urfce any who may be an shall be OLD sent as a delegate to the nominating Next to requisite qualifica such peisuns are nnmerous in our county for all the the men of noted energy and ac dresstostir up the greatest following throughout the entire should re ceive anc the personal preferences of any delegate or iiity be placed IR the We are solicitous about tne petit jorjr for tte next when tHe man who fc said to have been the ring master of a veritable before diverse fche Whon Mrl Chutfield and Rockwell were placed upon the jury great expectatioh was held of an improved intelli gence and posessions berog cited in their The criticismsfupon formance so it has in part reached It iar hoped good fruit will come of for if ail the disgrace ful juries since county has been formed the by universal was pronounced surpassing any we have yet We wait to if integrity and intelligence be disqualifica tions from the responsible positions of juryman under the present To the Editor of The Courier Journal On the llth instant The following telegram appeared in the Augusta Con stittuwnafwt Special to the Const Auggust Bail at one thousand dollars each has been accepted from the Hambnrg AttorneyGeneral Stone for ten thousand bat could not get his desire on his And on day the same journal towit Special 10 the becw accepted from AttorneyGeneral Stone wished for thousand but could not get his hearts desire on his You will observe that the chief mo tive in vepublishioi the telegram the substituting of prisoners for If this be thuspeciul correspondent of the whoever he maj has been placed at Be he ocrat or he is fairly entitled to rejoice in the the course of empire takes its That Democratic Anderson the which has always been pleasant visitoi1 to our will hereafter he published We shall continue it ou our exchange and wish it cvtry success in its new the highest standard of nature the utmost regu larity ot the bowels a slight deviation inconveniences and paves the way M scriuas We can v comment Hulls Vegetable Pills aa the best uKdiciutf for the needs of the digestive Rucently we repablishel n lead insj Pemncrutic paper of New York a justly deserved notice of the Piedmont and Arlington Life Insurance It is evident chat this is rapid y taking among the leading companies of and has al ready attaincJ the highest position among all nvab doinir Uusiness in the Whtu corporation present so many daim ftr it is noi it rcsuly By a man n wery jast i iedmont by day its wealth and and our ;