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Aiken Courier Journal (Newspaper) - February 19, 1876, Aiken, South Carolina J > %■ E-v- ir .la ft 'V7%>;.A i ff st S w Volume 2 —* jmbrk 68 AIKI :N- **• C., FT'IBEUARY IO. 1876 MAM. Afft ALICEA'. ‘"NTS. A?kfV-, S. 'C., Septeu.uer I, ] ' ■ On .«* j ft**r this date 'the Postoffice hov»iv • ” ‘x xs follows : Burin*; Un week from 8:TIO-a. in. to I SO o’clock p. av., ;ipd from 3 to ti o’clock p. m. Mails. Vfens. Northern., j bester*-..* j 'Gharlerfton; <C«tumbi* J iO:HO a.m. 10:20 a. rn *:30 p. rn. to 30 p. m. CLIMES. &-JW a. m & 3 p. m 3 p. m. m m Whii cl:i. beriber v willing 1 1 ti lit f    W    » Dunbar ten, keetvule, Hammond, Greenland, Merritt’s bridge and Mt. Fbal ma«s ‘etose in Sundays at I o’clock p. rn., and ‘open on Tuesdays at 6 o’clock p. rn. E. CONDY, P. M. 'T'HrJ ('INCIXN A TI VIOX. CONVEX with all hoircst men t»» 1 store t*» in > u flappy stale a constitutional and Io n ‘jr govern viie have 710 idea of aid tv any party '; ;««* avowed *jcot iv t*» -is vie#8iic*‘to dt<* unv t i t -- 11 w, a' **> t g_ fished bv tH'hiu^tnniindt'u g oat .->. paine* tfoau.on who have succeeded him in * he Pre'idental office. Least ut a'l would i lend my aid to r- elect, • third time, the man who, in his course toward* the Southern State, has utterly disrega ded the constitutional tight-. 01 OLI) SERIES. VOL. 6.—SQUISH lit- w * lot. I v Ti ie he heal ti thai the Governor would vc > the bill, hut ne didn’t care a cent lor the G v I nor—neither did he oars a - r newspaper praise or abuse. The c -red tro- ps were ihe military arui cd' fib • dale Government, the protectors of th# pcoDip, and Ii y ought to be sent to th1 Centennial. Speaker Elliott caltel the attention of tin gentleman to the ffcct that the auditor s books were all made up, and that al v, . .    1111    up*    and    inst '    -ut,    placed    them    nude.    Mcthe tai con!,) not be ejected in ti«. to A TI n&i! I .hp f rfjn .%*    ••    ...ti    *    I    •    ^ *Grant p^it a Third Term with a Sou hern M * n for ViofoPREsr-denc — A Curious Letter—A Ct nm*n<: Device of the Enemy— * A. Rat iv the .Meal Tub—Itdqs Mien’s Answer. feure in political matters as to pith' the succefslul Presidential [i|0t* of the Republican part}* at the 'Line IN tart* Oonv«‘ntton is uncertain. If •^Gen^ii 'Gr&Kt's ^crooked whiskey” TiOdhdS, ’vt!»v.vk and others, whfh whom he is i.’ii*'.: “Iv connecr^ed. do not entirely complicate and 'swamp him with tfcheir red eye and tanglefoot v^llanies, St it Weiy likely the great Third Termer ^d Gift Enterprise candidate will re-feeive the iinmination. That matter set-*(MfcU-m*unilly occurs to 'the leaders pricers of the various leagues *ttd$K^u<‘&,and probably to Grant him-pelf,^that the next best thing to be done will be to get some eminent, unexceptionable Southern man on the ticket for Ife^&M&esident, who can •'Corry the •‘Southern vote, under the .pretext of ’bringing peace and prosperity teethe ■ ft.    cogn>ry. But in:this last we Ihink fche and cliques are counting with— I    out their host; for, in our opinion, (here I    is no such -distinguished individual to be •found who would accept <thc* position under any consideration. And if such eminent person were found, Vis eminence *■—80 far as retaining ‘the conffidepce and support of the "Southern people is concerned—woukLbo very short-lived— ‘•scarce the ere Hare of an hour.” Perhaps the followiMg bet ters, one of -which “is from the OentraHJraift (Hub, will ii I us tm ie our meaning as well or 'better than anything we can say upon the mat tei : appalling tyranny of ua-ct upulous mil, tary command-re, and the btill m<>r distressing oppression et'thieves and ignorant. v te iouy degrees. Nor mu J consent to aid any political party who<e nominee is one who b s violated al!‘official propriety by reoeiv-ing pres.o t< ,nd appointing the d *;i j Horst offioe. Presidedt Grant is the first eersoiv, elected totjbe nighest office in tile world, who has made it a rule to receive ail that was offered him. In the former days of the' Republic, such nu offer would not only have insulted the President, but. shock cd the ^errsibi Filles of the whole country. 5 *cu n well believe th aft all honest and patriotic cozens will unite to restore a Constitutional Government, whether it is to be attained under Democratic or Republican organization. But I cannot 'help fearing that the “Independent” organization yon propose is the banding together of the office-holders un£ Rj^ 'w’ho have 'brought the Administration of Gen. Grant into such disrepute. I trust a new era is dawning on the country in this Centennial year, and earnestly pray that in it we will achieve net only a more perfect union, with an united people, hut a restored Constitution, with an economical Governmerit exerting itself to develop our vast resour b neffit the troops. ^ Davis replied that anytime next year w. uid do, so lur na be got the money. Elliott suggested that by next year the Centennial would be otter—which aug' •gestion appeared to be* poser, until Mr. i 'Crit:ii*'4ei», of Greenville, came to Ba 1 vis’fi assistance by suggesting that per haps the government might be induced to postpone the Centennial until the N. <G. S. C. could get theil money* Boston, of Newberry, didn’t think that the presence of the State.National Guard at Philmiclpbiu Would do credit to his race. He    Wfcer    vote for a bill to prevent thorn from going there. He didn’t think they were in a condition to exhibit themselves to the ooh-* gregafced intelligence of tho oivlliied world. Nesbitt and Burohmeyor, of Charleston, made feeble speeches iu favor of the bill. Leslie suggested that if they would The beam* I ii i Spring weather con- so*1 our respected anti hHlM»*iluMd fri gid and neighbor, Mr i S. m Field, has relumed to Aik’*», tinues. Peach arni plum trees are in I *h*7\ V    *    Aik'"'' full bl1 'OUI.    I httrP ,IW W,I! °Aiiry °n ,h" baki»P This cumber of The Courier.Tour NAL contains the Sheriff’s sales. Preserve it. confectionary business ..f he old well known stanw co ruer Uehland avenue »'n<| Laur v'ico| He had just receiven a valentine when he set up the following advertise-* went :    *‘22    ‘loves’    for a dollar !” Me. R, (’. Logan, the gentlemanly travelling agent for the Charleston Nf'waand Courier, is in town, canvassing for that excellent journal. AVR thank the Aiken Hook Ladder Compony, No. I, for the card of inyita* lion to attend the entertainment to be given on the evening of February 22d, Wsighing parties are common in Aiken. ‘‘How omoh have you gained Sim-e you weighed last time V* is about the first question asked after the weather question is settled. The Rev. Alexander Sinclair will address the young people of Aiken next Sabbath evening. Subject, “The Prodigal Son’s Brother, or, the Boy who Stayed at Home.” AA K thank Mr. AA . G. M ud, agent for the Ltiwan Guanos aud Fertilisers, --    • - ----- j for the “Farmer's Hand Bouk,” a valu- punisher Davis on a clothed® j able work on agricultural chemistry- 111 ta rn/1 chi.l      I__.1___I • si r.    - in a red shirt, put a red cockade in his hat, and send him to the Centennial, he would vote for the bill; otherwise he would not. By this time it became apparent that the Slack Bonanza Was a doomed thing* A vote wus taken and the enacting words were stricken out. SYNOPSES GT' THE O RAST 'OlaDB LETTER. The Ceniral Grant Club,, whose headquarters arc at 186 Front street. New Tim l< addresseo a letter, by their Pr -si-dent. to the Hon. A P Aldrich, of f»‘irnWell. a- “a loading aud -panioric mem bor of *h- Donncratic par»v. ‘.re— questing his advice on thrc^ prop'ici— tion-:    I. rh it the renoininat>ion of Grant, would be a guarantee for “continual pea.- at h .me.”    2.    That tho pot pie have a right to-elect him in spite "f his indisputable <i *srre to retire fro’n office, d. J. hat I'or Vdce-President be nominated u Southern citizen, whose •d chi val in mw poticipation in the war of his people, aud “avowed loyalty” since the war. ‘‘no legs than his manly character ar.d patriotic lineage.” make him fit to represent *a loyal £outh the gentleman proposed being Gen. Fitzhugh Lee. The answer of Judge Aldrich to the let ior is as follows : Barnful, 8. C\ Fob. IO, d87f>. Mi/ Jh-ur Sir The “Address of the Central Gram Hub.” with the _ , XE W RA ILK QAI) ENTERPRISE ces, and usin- well directed efforts to ; The railroad fever .flying in Au-•romotc the conArt. and happiness of) gusts. A new road is bring surveyed the great laboring class its greatest from that place to Ninety-Sir and will ear** Vnrv roawon.r n    *    «.    .    .    J    ul    .    .    -    --     Hume.    ne assured us tout sinoo hi 7 P < -V,/°iUr obcd 10,111 be m runnwg order as soon as complot- bas beenunanmn.usly impeached by tho | arrival he has gained at the tate of fiv ihwnt Legislature for beilier euiltv of issulntr    ..    _    a Every planter should have one The Abbeville Press aud Runner comes to us now greatly im proved ,md ealarped. It is owe of the best papers in the State, ami ought to have an extensive circulation in that intelligent wp country reading community. Impeached.—*—Judge Montgumery Moses, of tho Seventh Circuit, and uncle to the notorious Franklin JT. Moses, I he anniversary exercises of the t'unday-sc’.n d of St. John’s Methodist C hurch, will be held un Sunday after--n o-*. Feb 27th. at a o’clock. Tho Presbyter!;** awl Baptist sohoolu have been invited to be j. S: ut. Addresses appropriate to the occasion will bo de-livered by friend* of Sunday schools. A*tkntion, Aiken H. dp L. Co., 'Sd. L—Att* od theanniveisary meeting at y^qr Company, at tim Trip* House, on Tuesday evening noRt, February. 2?d, at 7:30 o'cbick. The election of offioers Ic serve for I he ensuing year wiik |hon take plaoe. By order of the Pres-^cnl*    ll.    B    Randall, Secretary. Attention, Palmetto RiflrClue. —Owing to the anniversary meeting o# the Aik**ii Hook A Ladder Company, No. I. falling un Tuesday evening, Feb* the regular monthly meeting oft your Club will bo postponed until the following evening. Von are, therefore, requested to meet at the ^oad|my oft Wednesday evening. February 23d, al 7:30 o’clock, in full uniform, with gimp and recruitments, for drill and inspection, By order of the Captain. A. AV. Oakley, Secretary. “Is it the air, the water or tho style of living here in Aiken that maker people increase in weight, so rapidly J” is a questing we hear asked on all gidefv It is probably no one of those element* in particular, but all of them couched. The la.-t fortunate on this soore is a J. A. Hildreth, stopping at tho Ashley House. He assured us that siqoe hi? servant,    A..P.    ALDRICH. To Mr. Dugan ne rv    _    I    7 V ----- -.......  WWV    yu- GNote. Sfince ’the above was in type ingto run into it aud out of it, but we i Inn vn til ..i a. A.    •    •!    f    .    v    %       ..      u    .    I    i    • ! cd. We have heard a groat deal about Ninety-Jnx aud the roads that were no- 69 we learn that a* /ac simile, of the letter addressed to Judge Aldrich was rocoiv-•Q i oy a . eminent AiUu citizen, who. 'thinking he turn the imprint of a cloven foot, and that the missive had a sui-.-phu.rous odor about it and might ‘he a ftornedo in disginitio, ‘forwarded the mine to idle AA ar Depart mc ut for anal ba bion und -safe keeping,]! TUE COLUMBIA CENTENNIAL CR AR BILL. No*. ‘‘Millions in it”—It ta L««t ! This bill. out of ccrtirtesy to tho author, entitled the -Tom Davis (biennial Grab Bill, came to grirf on Tuesday last. 'Th*bill provided for a icvy of a tax ot one-q*uafter *»f a mill for fife purpose ut sending five*companies nf tlh* Sta*v Militia t«• represent the South Carolina N&ttanal Guards at tho Philadelphia Centennia). it bad been tabled once, bot its author managed lo get it resurrected and restored to the calender. and or. Tuoulay Morning it came up for a second reading. A motion was made to strike out the enacting words, which gave the fat member from Charleston an opportunity to “shoot off his mouth’ never saw one of these roads completed There was one surveyed and almost put into miming order on paper, which was'to pass through Edgefiold, Aiken and Sam well, connecting with the Port Roy id Railroad at Allendale ; but we never saw it or r**de on it. aud we don’t expect to until tho times go Abettor and people turn their -attention .to internal improvements. But it our neighbor gets a road to Ninety Six before we du, we shall toe glad of it, and {patronise it by going dor/ii -and taking the first traiu to Ninety-Six. fiduciary money, corruption, and wilfully neglecting -the duties of his office. Mug. Jones, how is y« Ur health this morning V “Thank you, madam, much improved. I bought a bottle of Dr. Bull’s Cough S)mp last night, and niter the first d'»se my cough was checked. ( slept Well, am) have not coughed once this ‘morning. “What do they alw-iys put D C. aft**r Washington for ?” asked a Park avenue wife of her husband, at the din* tier table the other day. “Why, my dear.” he replied, “don’t you know that Washington was the Daddy of his Country ?” R I LL K FELL 0 W- ( WIZENS !    _    _ The voters «d’ \iken Township, op- j IS’one of the free schools, not a iposed to Radical nor.; govern meat, are I thousand miles from Aiken, the follow. requested to u.eer -at the Lyceum Hall, I *r,BT xvccurre<l :    “AA bat's a Monarchy ?” ;;t 12 ..’clock M, on S .f««Jay. the 26th I “J C?UU,r-T Sovcr,,od *>>’ » Kin- ’’ -If Tv    ;    King should die. who'd rule?” instant, to form a I owuslim Democratic I    r\    •»    i    Ti- .    , I I he Queen. “Ii the Queen should duo. at which meeting five delegates | die who’d rule then?” “The Jack!” will be elected to represent this town- ; “Take you- seats.” pounds a week, Ashley says he is losing money on this boarder at present. but as he hag made arrangements to pur chase his provisions *t wholesale he thinks he cai} 613ml it. BUSINGS NOTICES, AV" ant pi*—A ) Gung work marc. For.. one week apply ta E, R. Bardeen, Highland Farm.    it Save money by buying your good at SafterthwaitV He is selling off at and below cost. ship in the ensuing county convention I) S ll ENDERSON, j AY an ted. -"-Board for a lady amp ..daughter, eight years old. Address P. II AY., at this office. The Bey. Mr. Suarcs, of Barn we! will rent his cottage and farm, 35 to 4) acres of land, all in excellent condition, ready tor the plow, to an approved te-m upt, for 8150 perannum—payment secured by mortgage on the crop ta tlw amount, of the rent. Apply to hHn af once, at Barnwell, S. th The small annual premium requirer* to carry a policy 0:1 one3* life is not in-* I frequently regarded by the applicant fo* Jam ALDRICH, H B .BURCKHALTER. .    v«v\«    Key    kuw    ii    *    *    L    IU I HE Southern Planter and Farmer j insurance as inadequate : on refection. I - (’oni’ty. ; for February is upon our table. It is devoted to agriculture, horticulture and Et.T, UR no-? rural affairs, .and is filled with valuable in uu'urnfuli numbers j information for planters, tanner' and sty t otspt.M h being the latest in j that you must economize ; for the firm j irardem*rs. It is issued monthly at. 82 j upou it. K.-.rc    -----:    -x v#»r Ii. R. Dickinson, editor and s economy    should! be excreted in collect a ec< *rji P: a> 7 cg I .reeler letter of the 2 {Nib dan; Ville arvd “do ,q vogue    in the    ir.,tu    sr    •'    '    1 '    .    Hcillo.    He    will “bust” that Rlunibers.    and neglect i a    year prated s.n*i foiiMeivd •> crr.>*t -u.o* a, .1    ..    •; ,    ^    ,    n    -    0    about    j    to advertise .Trade revi/es and trade : proprmtor. Richmond, Va the >tmthern Confederacy Anderson •    •-    .    I j dt.A , „ L -‘vnuerson- ; increases, it ut management you re wise;    -------------- however, it will become apparent that a 'company, by compounding at 5 or C> per cent. the many small premiums received will be able to mo vt Flu rUings made It is important that great of "f' fi.V The odored ! tj.IK.s IIIaV rip tliin-s all t<, pieces 'i ii r:irht to a«k assis- • ,e V(.„ );4:{    ...|vt,rtis,;. Lot ..very otic aa r v nave b eti received Those ae- 1 troops, ho raid. ha-* qua! ut (-ti -wtvh ny previupM political Iii'- i calico lr* rn the Statu, and alt tory w! ti 11 rpm si if hough the ‘ K». mu amuse'* thnr v«n 11v — -Wed ic- as 'one to ad I -|! 1    1    -»    1.    .    v    v    ,    be    UL aitd 1*0}iig. it Ii heave iiearts ant.1 hill had OC .-ll Allied “Davis’ Black Bo-! 1    .• 1    ,1 • • »»■.t •« .1    i    arni    open eves, still aohiovmg—.'till    pur- uauza /4iii. bure wi?rc nu millions in it •    1    ,    , u ijt ....    11    u-1 suing—-learn to work ami advertise* lie would .ie wiling u, lake a smaller I .tTT* . .. _ a    .I..!1    «    .    i    ____nm__ visa with you upon the a- ii resident .a1 nominations levy—oven one-eighth instead ,< ,,r , \ quarter—- lint souictliing nixmr bu done I ll." did 'lot want to f.„to t},.. t',.,)U.,U1:3| • „ bis rNMOit’s carnac box «, k walter; : bar-ra propriety pre.' -iiiin,, for I "7ti. I tev. fur Fr**siiJent. ai ai’ AT’rgfoia. f*r Vio<^ AA aggai '. from top to toe club arui badge. out in a bland new rig including poiic<*Miuu\ It tilt* town finaiives fnrey*' Arlingi'Mi h > oi-*; upon t Ii > Mn pi. v Grant, of »w J -I I- •itzhugh Le ’resident Fine silver mounted show curio* and a » eiicrai supply of store fixture^ :t •; great , by 8 v\ v‘attorthwaU mg p’.<‘mvi;*?;,'. managing tfyj d* i,avl.‘   ----------- i    the- fc.Ucvi acloud discretion in. mi king Town Marshal. Major-General FVfer I iii>*Ce'tificn’s that will \ .-Jd‘hi r.vic of nd'n-iiII'Ci- I ti* Fiviim<»nl UUU ^ ~ ’    lh*-    demauos madf ii la Heeia) m jfa aid ii fiord it—which is so im what { dealing*' with ts pat rona .urn! nj* a South-lh: fit I in these t-m -s*—his prjfo an i institnf 'n riohry *te*erv*-.s th'. M% '-iii! fur- ‘ •* patronage .y ^ ?-<-'iv;ng I ‘ •.np-aay lr. u?»»■ Ci'mpaivy ea*« <o> vc lull < rd * rn* * JI ju^t ctcnviRcif that mu\ bu ‘ bv ®Sjurern purs.mal appcarane* fh-*i *;-«i i I ii nc-'d bv Ilion n tins g:i,y Me»*d. with rh. preser.r PLM]!.'. »pluleU* gun V a I ud j ap:* 0^ • ■ j i ;