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Aiken Courier Journal (Newspaper) - June 7, 1877, Aiken, South Carolina ppfew *3 'MN' rn* % < is JHnEbvw#?-^ ' «,-.■* >gj{ .. «< ;• w&t •■ -    •:•    '    ■ EBk% :•- -«$> Ip; ^ iii A. wM.;'V .; y‘n Vk,.>»#*.•fi-MMI Bet :'•■*■■ -'i.-H* T'* Y *■**• ■ »* S'* ■SSL ■v'- ' life URR 130 . -' ' -    V    . AIKEN, S. C., JUNE ORD SMITES. VOL. 7.—NO330 iwtfiwjia imjm ^CEMENTS. C., Doc. ll, 1874. the Postoffice S:30a. ;TIIJ to 5.20 : J rcJt)eiTcd on Sun- ^N»<i»ci»e I on t hat dnv ;..... I ' I CLOSES. m.:, Dp rn Si a.m. & 31*, rn. 3 p. in. . V) o. rn. 3.30 pir. and were not tile presentment *f (|,e grand jury ; that the juries both grand themselves and tHeir services if they j Spin!.. isol ihe genius of tho New 'iVs—    j    not able to be present to participate in rated them * t a farthing les.; than eleven I (ament teaching, forbids our charging    i    deliberations of our order. Would that -.lid petit weic unhtulul    i»»    a    word | dollars a day. They desire to convince • interest when a brother borrows to meet    j    I could say a word tostimulite and eu- pucked made up of prejudiced    and I-the public that tliey are much more j his necessities* and permits us to do so    j    thusc the farmers of our State to become co. rapt pa. tis ms ; that the Court    had    Valuable as Senators than as farmers, J when he borrows for ordinary business    I    Grangers. Now is an oppoitune time rn jurisdiction of the cases, but all to no j lawyers and physicians.    j    purposes.    j    for them to combine in the interest of purpose the must go on. Next I The five Democratic Senators alluded;    Saxton.    '    agriculture, if they would become an Cot bin la^s down the gospel of    hate j    to above,and who have won such j The word Occurs twice, in Matt, xxv,    !    independent and prosperous class of which would govern his course in    the I    able fame in the salary giab game, are | 2D. and in Luke xix, 23—where the    ;    people. It is only through combination nersceiitioii wliln*, Ui.l. .... 1 Cin»A *    ,1    v  i   t : •    . pcisccutiou. in wnicii barie and Stone . Crittinden, Evans, Gilly, Livingston and i practice is recognized. at I p. rn. on Sun1 •-fT* B^^iond and Greenland rn WM* at 0 a. in., and '    m. Bridge and Mt. i^ot\'i$h«trsdA^s at 4 o’clock tin ca Saturdays at 4 o’clock A/ r    *■ fire;; LK. CONDY, P. M. concurred with all thereuntil of a roil- j Walker. Hut it is not at all likely that ogade. a political shark. The persecuted j the biti will pass the House or roc,We the ,ETrER ^OMJOHNSTOXS. proved that so far from being consulta- I sanction of Gov. Hampton. tors, as charged by tho government, or murderers, as ch. rged by Corbel, they I and common council that we may ex-j poet to become progressive, intelligent j tillers el tho soil. The time for the A CHAPTER ON USURY. were conspired against and only defend. ~ ,    . catwort Ii. La' .I..:. 1 0,,’ht VhrisliiUista Lend Money on la. icrcst to Each Other. cd themselves, their famaSies and their property. So strong was their case that the only non-partisan on the jury and (Eroui the Working (/lins*mu.') I . [Correspondence of The Courier-Journal.] I planting of a memorial tree at the grave •Touxstqns, S. C.. June 4th. ' our fel! on, Col. Thomas 0, To the Editor of the Courier-Journal: j ^acon» ln to^en of the high regard in Once and again you have asked'me to " *llc^10 Wu8 held by the order iii write something for your journal; so in j Edgefield county, was postponed until these times of political conspiracy trials, ^l0 tl,url'1 Monday in this month. It is legislative proceedings, Ac., an item or : ctlPec,ed that addresses will be deliver- IHBi I'Wi —------ J    J -----|    '    u    ------ J legislative proceedings, Ac., an item or | CHFUU,CU auuressos win dc deiiver- VISES' J Republicans were iii their favor. We-may gain some light on this sub- | two from your neighbor county of Edge- | eJ 0,1 this occasion by ex-Gov. M. L. ...... j0neortwooft,,e.n<‘?roe8 0,1 the jury j joct from the prevailing opinions of the | ffi Id may serve as a diversion to some | Bonham, Gen. M. 0. Butler, Col. Jai. ' I tried to assert their Ina nim. id and agree | nations before Christ.; and for this reu- I of your readers. 6 miles from Edgefield J N* ^P»comb Master of the State jj-ft ;s A -|q 'Aiken    ! ‘ft a Ver(^ctof not    guilty; but the party    |    son I    shall examine    the*-    ! —-M    -    *    ’    - . .    .    .    :     i    —    w. .    *•    «» ■    laoL m/\a /.L/v4 ii...    ___ ___ I    n    I    na*    ■ ti cnse his tcrmi n a ted V/'v's.>, Cf ^history is remn; bable, and its subse- ifeuri House. $ aTrtfc fart tjfe Halida! lead-6. the snppemacy. of their ^ Inkeqiljfel their every M ?»ydrt -pulitical death. The b en exposed mm levo an outraged Gov- ^ public opinion^ at the jm** 0&s<*Uestion. and ■I nation>sl issue, high-'tilt be prictic* t>6 the pros- a coo rn- .devoutly wished for ^^^8sllio<t ^ Go. Iicace tfcg most «t:0Ubortr. Sm«e-j|^' {bat would produce itanceytiomatfer if i|jtt|||shr>uid he sacrificed J of reform, made by the campaign, and voted with the Rcpubli Ii Car I. ' V be bales of cotton to each Representative. '    know.    the    word    “usury”    in    these i_ _ U am earns .if gratia fbr ^owef. To these ti■ Mi-ip    x-    ‘ mate troubles at EL 'n ’©peat Inc for Jtlirfef dr. louf _____________________ those diijfs SLjT twrnr in th at section. Wtmmdbturbance over^ Mr. Sy-rdin gloats ever -v j -M- A' SustniBieD.’al . ht -    ie    at work, a PT*^,. 'S waving tho bloody ft*W'v & movingi the ^|,tr^s;«rtk|Bro,«n4 Dr. Palmer and * Stoneware <*seorU*i^ by the “boys in ji"1i!ae.” White men arc placed under Ube ban, Uiwon Jjeagues can flourish, hilt a Democratic club-is a nest oflireas-and a council of traitors. And this is the proud boas; of South Carolina lleDublicanism !—save 111# rn a fir Uni Republicanism ’—save the mark. But-this is not enough. A government eau rob its citizens, but without foreign aid cannot utterly crush them. 'Something more must be done. Henad’the Pf ’ appeal acce of .the notorious Ku Klux and would-be Senator Corbin, and be-:    hind him Marshals Bardeen, Yatep and Waggles; dollar and a half witnesses j whole-communities of whfto men arrest* »■    - od ^by day ani by night ;    '1 lush reached the jury re in, aud drove J More that a thousa i years before the poor negro back ii to slavery, to | Christ the Persians held Jiis practice o I' VV full i-3    ; village, iii Hie neighborhood of the j Grange, and others. We expect a Smiths, Ken rya, Bacons, Wairons and \ turnoufc ‘Patrons of Husbandry on carpet-ba cl sni. Thu- ended in the i charging interest on money loaned in I cdifi Courthouse,j»s in ail of, -r Kadi-1 special cite,opt. They reg.rded it as | of Harmony. It was there that we, as j callum arraying the black man against - a base and mean desire to take ad van- •/;    j    —    ■    ^    i wrights, stands a neat country church | Gds interesting occasion, as well as ciic-Ii hee, kndwn by the. suggestive name I gcuciully, both ladies und gcntlc-: Harmony. It was them thit. wo ' uicni    .    \V._1I. I. the «rhite—the color line drawn tightly. ; t ige of another’s distress. The oldest people of Aiken will long re- ' Roman Law hold tile borrower respon- an invited guest, appeared on May 2Gih, ; ... j    i    j    -j-.    .    ,    The S. c. R. R. and the In-iccoiunio* to attend a Munday school aestival, un-i i *•    ».    •    r    .    .    . J .    ’    I    dation I ram ut the latest Fashion, der the ausp Cos of the Methodists ‘ mc -ber the only thin- connected with siblc only for the principle, not for the I Arriving .here at the hour of IO o’clock ! Me. Editor—Please print for the this -*?ise pleasant to them : the kindness of tie people of Charleston, and tho zeal and earnestness of the attorneys who defended them. TUE SENATORIAL GRAB. i    I    7    *    *    ’    I    ’    “'n    ituui    a    \j    ti uiUth I    A    4    v    •    m.    iv,»iovy pitiiu t'/i i nu inteiest :    aud    the    public    opinion of    the    j a. rn., we found the seats of the church    j    benefit of the Aiken public a short ac- nation ultimately    abolismd the charging    ; already    well filled ; still they came until    j    c°unt of my experience during a t* ip oil aisles and doorways are densely packed I present mockery, formerly called the with an    Meager, anxious throng,’’ await—    I    ^ikeu accommodation train. rJ he name ing the    program me of tile day. Mr.    I    “Aiken Aeconi-...datio t” is certainly au VY albee, of Augusta, was organist of interest by special statute——Cato pro 'oeiali!f- flouncing it a “heinous crime.” Tho ancient Greeks considered lending money on interest as unworthy au hon- On Monday, the 2S«h instal.(. a most i citizen ; and it. was not until so if 'I I    rn    I    rn    «    •    .    ll.    11    *1    I       ^ (»n j indication th-, ihe vain is, or should *    j    9 the occad en and led the singinir. His j ^eav'e Aiken for the accommodation of Aoticible and uialanclmlly instances of J ^ate a> bolon, about GOO ILC., that tie , powers usa vocalist are exceedingly fine. | t-le -^ikei public. Jiut on ycsterdey I pi ac .ice was legalized. Tile old Ger— I Ile sang wit an expression, a sweetness j exP3rie :ClJd that the accommodation of im;* .....-    —     1    1 - rn •-    !    ’    ‘    * -        —.....j    I    UCU4IJO00    I    *    I    I Legislative depravity, strongly remind- j ing us of the c wruot and flush d.ivs nf! J    #    |    o*    tv/ti y Ui ON VblliooO j* ing us of the corrupt and flush days of! manic race, as reported by Tacitus, w. s I and a puhus that enchanted Abe entire '< l^c pis-engirs is at present a more de- _____  .    i    .    !    ;n    ii .. ____/•. i    .    I      **    I    i    .    . Radicalism wax presented in the | in complete ignorance of the practice-- j au fire We have.uu«er heard .Mr- ' lusio,L aud the treatment received is well tight of it. Such I VV La . before, and be assured it was a I l,(iapled iO make ne believe that the Senate Chamber in Columbia. In vet- j b'acl never heard or thou; ing on the appropriation bill five Dem—J philosophers as Plato. Aristotle, Cicero, | r .h treat to us. Mr. W T Wright ‘ Railroad Company did imp n t some of —• ri.    *    a    •    !    *    Hi    *    J    •    «    -.1    ^    i    •    . I      7    V    I    *    *    '*'^1    tit    .i    r.    >V    .    I. IV ri,rUt I ..... " '    V.1VA    •    Alif# I I OOUtO VJ A. and Plutarch, uniformly condemned it. j was master of ceremonies and introduced ! Gieir officials out of the country of the >ii L_... I. . J „ I  I    fin.    *    /    ii    Ii    .    •    I    *    i liusln Jiazourks. late j CVG1* when made legal. The Old To.-ta j the speukcra for the- occasion. First i    Razourks. bli — J nictit forbids it between Jew and Jew. j came the address of B. W. Bettis, Jr , I ®ev«rul gentlemen from Graniteville -    !k    •    .    i    _    ...    >    Land    Aiken,    with    myself,    arrived    at    the Cans in fixing the pay of the members of J though it permitted the Jew to take in- ! ^ junio member of the Edgefield bur ! an(^ Vhe Legislature at about eleven dollars I    from    u    Gentile.    See    leviticus    j    upon    the -‘Evidences of Christianity,” I ^ 41 i)*i tv ^ frill aL tv! 11    i.    .    I___ * na ! vvir    Qf?    .....I    TA.-.    .>        !!!    >^/i    I    \    •    »    .    *    t    (^CloClv    Hi ;    I    w    r      v.    i    iduu    ii    ii    v, i . 0 day ! which will amount to about 20 j xxv< 3L 36, and Deuteronomy xxiii, 20. I which was ornate, logical and did honor j V\ O lAO n( /w\ftAu f.1 n a I-. I, D A _    ^      A    A    9    Ac?    •    I    I    I    L»    limn    tho    ll*....    I    J      111    ti    I*    I    t    _    *__ ut in Augusti at about ai to return to our homes, finding The News and Courier says, “can it be j passages means “interest,” *nd not what to his head and heart a young merchant ol true? The state unable to pay its debts | usury now means, viz.; exorbitant or ed in an address on the appropre jeet, “Kind words c m never die.” His punctually, the people poorer than they i    illegal interest. At the time our Bible v    ______ „    ________ were when they returned Appn- j    was translated the only word the Eng- I speech    was chaste,    tender and    well    plcas- mattox, and Greensborrn ! retrenchment I    I'sh language had to express interest was I ing, Especially    lo the liiir    sex.    if we    may I and ret.inn the cry every where. North |    ‘'usury”—the former word has entered ' " Mr David Ousts, I ,,ut Sl"‘lu li,dJ'    ,were lockc'1 r Johnstons, follow.’ j t'’° C;"'’ u"d l!le m<i"> about !iix or .he appropriate sub- e*h,»locM out-a,,d'wcro eo«»^»«d t;> go cit Ii or in tge ticket (fflco where there is nota particle of breeze, *r to remain in the hot sun until it pleated the provost Marshals of the 8. C. R. II. to al- leiorin toe cry every where, North j ’-usury' —the termer word has entered judge from t»»e shovers of b-uquets !    °    urn    o.    n.    iv.    lo    aland South, and Democratic Senators I language since, and in all the new I thrown at him as he eon eluded his beau- • luW tK‘    enter    that    bastard voting with the Republicans to pay ! translations of the Bible you w ill find I tiful address. Next came the speech of I aCComu,oda,iun train’ where ’ •>'ou Pa>s AV    ti    j         V    V%    »    v.    VMV.    ITI    ; themselves eleven dollars a day ! It isin- “interest” wherever ‘‘usury” occurs in j Mr. Lynch, principal of Tolmsron Male j r In°ncy :‘nd fc:ikeS y,,ur cUoiec’ conceivable, except upon the hypothesis thnt the eleven d<»llar Senators, not expecting to remain in public life,are bent on making money while they can. to our old version Coming down now to times after Christ we find that the Koran forbids it. No Mohammedan is permitted by his This wicked theory, however applicable j Bible to take interest from his brother. to Republicans, like Nash and Swads j The Odin ances of France diseoilute— j cannot be applied to Democrats, who seek j nan* cd it as immoral and irreligious office for the honor and not for the profit, j down as late as 17S9 A. 1) althbujrh and who only ask that they be not out of pocket by reason of thc erviccs render cd the State ! Five Democrats ! voting O with the Republicans constituted the majority in the Senate, who in secret a p< cent, was leg;.!. *Beck:-nann’s His-tor if Inventions riports that Pius the Sect J. 1430 A. D., approved the Leading houses (modern batiks) of Italy as Houses oi Piety because they were in session on Mo. day night agreed 'hat the j stituted Ie lend money without interest, rate of renuuieratii n for making sp cell- and thus save the people from the ex es and listening to t ha same should be elevou dollars a day, or eight hundred dollars for the * two sessions:    Eleven dollars a day ! I he white mechanic, working from' sunrise to sunset, is con-tent ii he can make in thL dull season one fifth as much. The collied laborers are not paid as much in a month as a colored Senator, elected by their votes, Academy, who completed the trio young speakers. His theme was “Fixed | Purpose.” The address was delivered pi eloquent style, and lie enforced his i purpose by appropriate illustrations. ! drawn from both ancient and modern history. Mr. Lynch possesses considerable powers as an orator. Rev. Mr r j .1    -i    i    .    *    i    tmouio. we tiK.'Utiiii Heard, Hie pastor in charge, then made: i •    ,    ■    conductor anived the some auiu.-iing aud instructive remarks 1 to the children, aud was followed by a brief speech from Mr. Wallace on the 4fcwets of Example,” which he illustrated from incidents of real life. Mr. W. concluded by singing most tenderly tortious of the Jews who were then, the and pathetically some Sunday-school songs, commencing with “If papa were only ready,” causing many an eye to moisten with a tear. Dr. Z. A. Smith, Secretary of Harmony Sunday-School, capitalists of Europe. The council ct Trout, in the 16th century, took the same view. Now, while we should beware of ar- as if possessed of the _ ^    In Chariei.ton, iu the United States -N    Courts backed by the powers of the '• - /-w-    .    ...    •    .    *■    it,    * Ik ‘ EWWiient, ana in view qf the entire y \ country, are seated the eleven un fortune L ' ate utCri, whose conviction is sought for I’.tA' with radical ferocity and hate. For fe' seventeen days Hie con %t. raged—per - dollars a week ! The Senators know I guing too much from tneso tacts—in-    i    read the quarterly report of the school,    ; asmuch as the commercial relations of    j    when all repaired to tile bountiful re-    ! a    nations and individuals have radically    j    past which had been prepared Lr the 5, . charged ‘-till I think they go to show    j    occasion, and satisfied their appetites.— sal feeling of humanity Tdie auditory were entertained about ( is opposed to the prac- aI1 hour ii the afternoon by Sunday-! i    school song* sung by Rev. E. W. Horne    ! ]>ut Wiiat. s ys the New Testament?    j    ar;d his ringing class, and thus ended i go eithe in the first or second class— all In the same cav, where both classes of passengers are separated with a solid j board fence, merely, I believe, to keep them from looking al each other Our first impression was that we had entered a lion training cage—seeing the solid board partition with a small hole in the middle. We rhouiiht as soon as the exercises would begin—thinking tho same a part of the new programme *>f the celebrated railroad for the accommodation of’the Aiken folks. Hound trip fare, from one to one and a q li ter, according to accommodations. That is to say, if* you pay who quarter inure,you may have a drink of cool water, provided you show your ticket first. One of the clficials seemed lo watch the passengers, and when I entered the first class department of tho cage to get a drink of water, I was asked if I had a ticket. My answer waswell it won’t do to put in ti *o psi per. Disgusted with that side. I went for Uc | other, and there I found no waLr at all, in spite of my having a ticket with univ one little hole it. Mr. Editor, pleaso tell me if the} thifr—or tho Democratic Senhors Jo.! it says just, whi t every studious Chris- j ono 0f the most ileii^litlul aud orderly | could he no o.'titicetion nw.du with Au 'his auh- I entertain,:,cots tim*. It has ever loo:: our ! S“«» b>' "ur ,«““d Uivcr l’u ilrcad ? Th O'    ;    j    .    _.    ,    I    officers*    ct    that    patent    acconiumdutiot When they, with the certanty th t thc'r j tian would expect it to say aets will be exposed and condemned j ject—nothing. Tile New Testament is j ^0i\ fortune to a-tend. • May not a code of special enactments. The j be the scene of many more such time fur this. iii the divine schooling of j recurring years. from one end of South Caro ina to the other, agrito draw twice a§ much pay ^    #    o    ;    iuuui I iiig, J uuic« ay.    ,    '    T *    °— _r*'* Tx as {’koir constituents are willing to tho race, had passed. 'J lie New Testa- , Edgefield .still has her roumna na ck to oesuiopeu i oe^uos, all too powerful on the ono allow, they must stand on very high mcnt proposes to give each Man a reb)). | Grange, which held a meeting at Pine I Gnu poor fellow-ha •*¥®Et°P?reWf!d i,moccn(^ on    grounds,—or high pay grounds, to say I urns spirit ir/iAA, by the li-lit of the ■ House on Mav 20th. Your' honorable ! ere;,1,,,’ h?l}'C ^ IIL otHVru, The defendants D’eadeJ lint th* th*U, of w     '    I    i_____j 9. i _________L. i.. , L. .    ,    A    ,,    r    n _ road, atm shipped i I officers* of that patent a mony ; tra|n W0MJJ a)l0w to the passe*.!: ors no With I ‘•non nound of* hmr'ooo1 ” and some t iittiO bundle one pound of baggage,’ them had to send th fir bthvr. The defendHiits plea dud th: t the it; . indictments which they acre called upon i    * *'"1:4 and ii; g R.- - . i L;-'* "    - the least of it. It is hinted that the few A%- rn bn od cand genera! principles it laVduw.i Democrats of the eleven dollars a day ! sh i J yu'dv him in ca iii particular ccw. c»ass I* thai they vou> t nett#' :c.*ia* >    r...    !    * 1111 > L tic prompting pi that Pomona back to be shipped on sumo other train I One poor fellow had a pup-T box of iet but he fooled the Marshal of tin r behint t    I III ' I , .IHM O'.ipjltu it IU gl)OCl I VUG oui; tor. ( uh A. i . Luilei, i» Master ol ; }tps vc>t buttons to Siive the .'auuj iron said (Iro'gi^ but was at his po.^t of duty j destruction.    Yours    truly. it tho Slate Capital, ai»d cotiscqueullj I    Kb!'!M.U. vjajis* it • “, j..-,    ..    *..•• »    -    Af#- -• - ' -ti. '    I- *■< '*€ - #%c ;