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Aiken Courier Journal (Newspaper) - May 17, 1877, Aiken, South Carolina r W jsa k!• *»x VO LUM R 3— NUM LLL I ajicrtn, s. c., may it, is: v OLD SERIES VOL. 7.— NCNJ7 nxuk rjw m MAIL AR R A rd O S WXS • j attorneys, the last above named gentle— tVr ll. 1874. left .Viken for Charleston on Mon- Coi/UMIA. May lf).—A. J. Willard was i MAILS. !    OI*MN*S. CLOSES. I peek'd. Northern*. . 10 a.m. Western...1    IO    a.    in. Chariestt>i»    4:30 p. in. Columbia.*’ IOain& I: •:>< 3 }>. in. ] n p. m. I 0 -I rn. i i .80 :    I HA MPT OX' S SECORD M ESSA (i lh Charleston mail ©loses at I p. m. on Sun- ■ day *S TA T E O P S O U T11 C A HOLINA. 7 FROM COLLUM.\.    !    beard. »lr si.igiug schools are under J cow aud calf, for he is all light on the e I the management of Mr. Horne, and the j goose question, and judging from the A I condition of his sorrel mare, Beck, and is black d >g, Major, he would be a j formidable competitor We have no . 1 doubt that cver3r section of the county W. aud also the bass ot Ma J. W. Y , : would do its part if an Agricultural So. was part mala rly tine, especially in the eie'y could bt' regularly organized, and hymn, ‘-There are Angels Hovering j if tile counties spoken of could be indue-TUE Ellenton cases    ’Round.” •    i    t0    Gin    us    it    might    be    made    a    arrand Came up before the United States Cir— { cuit Court to da>, Judges White and I Bond on tile bench. The defence chal on ami after this dale tfie Postoffice :    Borning    last.    It    is    supposed that:i elected to the Chiel Justiceship cf South j scholars ale thoroughly tiainid. A , t hours will be a# follows :    1    Col.    Butler’s    case    will    he    the first one ; Carolina on tile first ballot oi the joint J    euniiot    c.«>u    >t    t    \e    mustc.i Daring the week from 8.80 a. mi to o.*'t ; taken up. aud if the pap rs are all rn j assembly to d i\, receiving ciirhty-Hx out j tbe*uaciiei. I do not HW to ma c, p. in. As Utero is un mal. received on sun-,    .    ,    .    :    ,    *. ,    I    distinctions,    but    the    tenor    ot ?»Ir. J. fc J <• dav the oliue will not be opened on t hat nay • r-w. an interesting trial may lie es- j oi one linnd od ann twenty-eight votes; j ^    ,    ,    '    ,    ,    t    ai    t    \\r    v    I    , General McGowan received thirty-nine; scattei intr l our.    ^ O' Vs is customary in the country at j affair; and right here let me suggest, if erin°s < I’ this kind, th' dinner was { the thing is started, to invite our friends j gat Ii Dunbarton, Hammond and Greenland , mails close on Fridays at 0 a. in., and | open on Saturdays at 5 p. rn. Leesville, Merritt's Bridge ami Mt. j IC bal mail* close oil Thursdays at 4 o’clock p. in., aud open on Saturdays at -I o clock | p. rn. E. CONDY, P.M. I Executive Chamber. Columbia, May 4th, IST?. ) I longed the array of the grand jury on served in the ‘-basket picnic” style, and j across the Savannah to join- us: for cfi a ■lumen of the Senate ann House of v»*    »    j    v J    '    •    i    political    purposes,    aud    pending    argu ii e} > retell ta I Ires : even the most fastidious would have en- I their Roble efforts to help us out of our I the ground that it had been packed for joyej jt Oil Sunday rn wiling the ded-lJatc trouble makes us feel that we arg, ; meiit on the vaiidy of the objection, I beg to can 30111* att * 111 ion to the j Court adjourned. {mid raised under the resolution of the! House adopted on the 2ft . December j last, aud to ask what (lisp - .ion of the A Trip lo E<lg<*ficM Cosily. Tin: LELI SI, at nu: inc lawmakers arc aorkfcs like j    tllis    f'u»'i    vc,naming in tho Aiken, S. 0., May 15. 1S77. To the KA‘tor of the. Con vier-Journal beavers, a.a1 nutting    to rights !l'u<is ot’ ^>e‘ai L ’    1    *    c    I    in ad 1    Taking    auvantage    of    th with a zest which shows they have a    »    I,    . c .    ,    ,    ,,    .I    Ai    al!    the Stato officers arc mw -ast week s issue of your es relGh Kir tile business, tai ye iiumDcr    I    «•    -o •    . 7..,,,    .    •    ,    .    .    V.    !*talleJ    in    c.SL-e, it may be proper that I rc?a,’,l’-nK eon,-.iuiiications, of bids have oecn in trod feed aim cos— j    8    ll    1    . ■, *    ,    ,    .    • ,    -    1    ...    _i    •    1.    ;    this    fund    should be turned over to tile 1 c,uc‘ea :    I    mvitu c request in xceilent paper ication of the church took place, and aliene and the same people ; and our motto able sermon was preached by Rev. Mr. j is? whenever we have any fun on hand. Hawkins, of Newberry. In the alter- I or anything worth dividing, that we in-noon Mr. Horne again delivered one of I vile them to stock a hand with us. It his fine sermons, aud this ended one of would not only please the men folks, the most interesting events I have witnessed lately. I wish my Luthern friends all the good fortune that can befall them, and hope their new church TSU '"*!•    'lltilner.00    t'lat 'in I kTc.usurer as a portion of the tasos c D y««t’roaders ..n account, chough im- should sat.sly their cosset*uenmux in    1    r    .    1    4*    .    • W J ^    I i^.re(j[.    I perfect it must be, of a recent trip to electinir tc.-m ti.)    they    nato    pawed    j    lei .c 11    *    .    i    e    t    ,    t    i .    .1    •    t    i    .    / ttj I also bring jto your attention the fact I Edgefield ccuika. at.d of waatl saw and t ic rigor men u|. .    p.. vt.    4    j that thi#    u th# ^||y aa|0aat aTa;Uab,e    !    Ward .hora. Tile object of my visit to till* (.mc mr- ^.r-eo.    -    ! just LOW    for    I he accra! expends of the    :    *“* 10 attc,,d thc d«dic!"io“    of the ■cal uiujor..y ... - • ■ ■ - • ■    •    g.-ivernmei.f    The lust mouth’s hill for    Mas,,"ic ^ ’,nd Mt’ 0alva‘.v    (Luth’ unfavorably ft'- retarding the ^business o»    ; - I have coo— I    ]»rosperous. invitation and dive but the fail- daughters of Aiken county will always be willing to greet the sons of the Banner State with hearty welcomes, bewitching smiles and winning ways. SIgefieM is one of the finest count ies of! An Agricultural Society properly ortho- State, and should you take a holiday, j g^niued, with a fair once a year in your Mr. Editor, let me advise you to pay a ; town, and joined by the counties propos-visit to that portion of the county which I would bring together the best pco-lies in the neighborhood of Philippi po °i the land, and with them would the session. One of tho wannest dis- the maintenance of the Slate institutions cussions wI.ith lins taken place was over .re due ai d these accounts have hither- come the young folks to give life *nd festivity to the occasion—and they would no doubt have a high time. laughing I left home on Fiiday afternoon hi coni- the bill to amend the criminal law. Thc ItJ been Paid 011 tho U!‘ of cach u'°"th-.    .,    ...    ,    ,    ,    .    , I fit is thc wish of your honorable b.xiy P'jn> wl,h " hiend’ a,,d reac'.ed my des- prominent features of Hie Lid are these : •that rape. bure barly md ai.-fin arc made punchable ?»-ifh death. I here are also provisions therein rendering ilie killing of apers1’:, taut ut    (..ic    kid-    j    subjcctItransul;. a iottur from Mwsrs, I fashioned, ht«pitablo style, and stranger (Heaves and Purvis in reference to their I a,ld iHcnd 010 alik« cheerfully and that effec:. In connection with this Church. Perhaps I am partial to the people of this section, but I am sure cran)    Church,    which    took    place    on ! )’f,u would come back to your    duties Saturday and Sunday, May 5th and    Oth.    with the firm impression that the    honest j    talking, riding    and    walking,    dane- liking o* these farmers is far    better I    and courting.    Now, some    people than the hypocritical friendship    of the I are opposed to dancing,    but we    are of midi mare.' I shall not so-n fort t my the liberal sort, aud believe in allowing visit; it will be amongst the most pl as- people to do us they please, so long as ant rcmiuisccnscsofmy life.    ,    their conduct does not interfere with : good order and decorum ; and moreover it is just as natural for young people to that these liabilities should bo discharged I til,»l>on, ^lr-L- i!- Smith’s, 15 miles out of this fund. I suggest that dlrcc- i aW!*y> •« tim« t0 bl! “coul,ted at tI,li titans should be given to the Treasurer to ever bountiful evening meal. This gentlemen’s family live iii tile good old- prov<'Cation of ing *'f otic upen ti adultery or seduction, excusable homicide. -alanes, and I reccouimend that provi •on : pleasantly entertained. Regarding 5Ir. | S.’s c~op, I can say it is one of tho finest for the time of year I saw during my A S.iiic from' Windsor. 'Correspondence of The Courier-Journal.] notorious for their4l^,rly.crops, and this year, altli.-ugh-he fool weather hasbeen The sudden reireal or withdrawal oi j iull-s be    to    their    claims. Whittemore, the corrupt Senator from! I have the honor to lay befop „ .*!•    , ,    ,    .»    10    the rorMirt of th..    iwlor.*    ' Hay. inc Edgefielttians are particular Iv Darlinr,ton. who has herccoiorc proved a ; o, mc    oi    tile upei lotonutnt or j    g    _    _    * a serious impediment- and stumbling j. 110 instution for the Deal, Dumb and block in the way of honest legislation, | ^hnu, and the memorial of the Paimet- w ill render the task olla --making less j to Orphan Home. institutions difficult, and v.c may hope very soon to j ^Hscrve consideration, and J hope that hear that the work of ieform begun by i:?U(:b al^ nil1} extena d to them as    ^ vt    -I -j f will enable rliom tnf-ifti'l rft. /.Lft.iLi* present fine stand they may be enabled our noble Governor and carne l on in i W1U vnao.i mein to la.u.i me cmtaoia, i    *    *■    ♦’ the lace of so much o:>ooMtion, is cons- i ohjuct !>.* limn vi*c3 were created. * *■    i    ....    r pla’e. Windsor, S. 0., May 14, 1S75. Mu. Editor.—I have been well pleased in looking over your viable p iper at the communications of‘‘Paysan” dunce and waltz together, us it is for colts, calves and kittens to prance, play and caper. So we say let them go it while they are young, for when they get old they can’t. ‘-There is a time for ail things.” We would recommend that the sug- nlanleu loo mud: cotton. they But from tho i aud “Chinquapin, and the apt and .    »    j    i .    ,    ,    ,    ,    .    ,    I    , .    ,    .    gestions ut ‘iAgricola be made general, a drawback they have surpassed them- \ well tns’od remarks of “Agncola. And °    . *    -    •    .    :    and that every neiuhborhood form themselves. Univ one fault: they have i it does seem to me that their suggestions I ,    .    • *    '    „ .    .    I    selves into clubs, and after crops are is a matter in which every man in the    e .    , , I laid by, meet every Saturday at each county sh- md loci a big interest.cow that J ,    ,    .    member s house, look at the crops, pass our State is once more redeemed, and ; .    , T    ,    I    judgement upon the merits ol each, eat. Tbs tvpi.i-t of tho Superiatondent of j ' f'e^    '-cry fine who .t fields, end | on,- govert.meat ... the hand* of- peopte J # ^ diiincr o).    We<    a„d    butter. the former shows the disL-arseaient.s. I I nahoa^h I may be a novice rn the art to the manor bon. ; lor, put it up s» •    ,    . ,    , j to make the year’s labor pay them. Legislature recently passed a sol of re I at ions srV.’ch were fowarued by U ov Hampttui lo the Dretident, eliciting the following reply : WAiSiiiNOTON, May 12, 1S77. To Gov. Wadi- Jlnnpu n : I ani informed by the attornev-eencral ! iieve about eiunt miles from Johnston’^ | bien eppressed, plundered and taxed to j pleasant way of passing a^ day in each i* *i    *    *    .    '    i    .lo    t    i    .    >    week,    and    afford    a    heap    of    fuu    and    good ii the neatest st rue— such sui extent tnat thc farmer had no-i    u    » I, and i. one ol ! tules of its kind iii that section of conn- I thing to encourage him to make im- entieg at very little expense. TUE KS CR Y LAW l?y J his means the ball would be put try. The church hr s lately been re * provemeifts in any way ; and it has j jn aioti»)n. and tile desired end might be The present session of the Legislature ' ft>°dcded and enlarged, and now has a j verily been ‘‘root pig or die,” and an up ! aeei uiplislied. ^ ‘ Large streams from i i i- • i    i    .    ■    j    A** so->t'n tv -it    JOI)    npv> -I--N    i.: i j    t-    . .I * • Lur throu *-rh the b'i*ss- i Ii ii I la fountain'*-now, *.uil oaks from little* ha*, before it the important subject oi vc- ^.pac-it; o. seating at least- aud ptia^i.s. lull Dot at nut, out tnrou„u nu uhs*. ,    „ I    a    _    »    ....    ..    I    ,    I    :i<*Ai*n:-4 imiw. ,,vr,... ...    i * I»11 f, * 111) I. i-    ],n.,vV The Masons, with the characteristic en- j iu-s of a kind Providence, aud the j ,lco’lli .,w,lo'V    .    , uucing cxpcoCWb, Lgntci'iug me Heavy    1    j    ~    ,    I    Hoping    that    every    man    in    the    Mate t Ii a* he has instructed the district attor- i burden of taxation to which our people j cl.-3 their Brothel hood, have erected t maniy efforts Oi oui people, a..Ii oui    W;de    awake    in the interest of oui* tieyof South Carlina lopn>jwr« fur trial I have boe.,, aud by ail h-iti- ; iuiuiediatoly over the churel, a L-alsse’, m.M-) Hampton at tbs helm, we are once j redeemed laud, and fearing; that we may only three inuictn.ei.ts in the Ellenton mat# means so auieiioiate the iviiuui ai of our    oppressed    and impoverished    I    “ ,liU>'HU'J ai*i    ( State.    Cue of the    important steps to    I    i»'->n.ini! of the    Sri.    bagun dark    aud j    s’.iuulder to the wheel and do what he    j be taken is lo again enact a usury law.and    j    t-loudy. yet by    ti.iK’s    the c-aUKtry    was j    can in building    up the waste places; q”u *    |    astir and long before    th - hour appoint- |    and the firm'is    and planters are the    , ut measure, have cases, aud to notify the parties in all cases thai they need not prepare for trial. It is possible that only one ease will he tried The fact that the indictments room, which gives lo the whole edifice a I more regetiera.ed and redeemed, and it j trespass i n your val jable time and :*nace, ! handsome appearance.    Although the j now behooves every man to put his | we win close by saying, Of all pursuit's by man invented, I Sic I armer should be best contented ; estaloisn a low rate of I itere.-t.    ± ne    j ureic fotwd by the grand jury aon.posed    | great majority of’our people desire    such    |td f-r tho    d, diction, people had gather-    J people who, in a    pre ‘ cd to the    number ut at least- 500. Hie    ! this wark to d ».    8o let    us go at it with of both p» iii! leal Dart ins sterns t.s just ly tile assumpt im that the prosecutions are not partisan. I agree with you tha> a general amnesty sh oil’J extend to ail political offences except those which arc of theg ave-t eh r c <*r. II. B. Hays, UmiwLl. *,f His profits good, !iis calling high, And on in* labors all rely.* Yourn till doth us do part. Windsor. P.. S.—We Windsor boys are going a law, and while it might be mad * to ^ ,    .    . int. ,fleet on the 1st of January, 1873, j vites of the Masonic dedication were j a hearty good will and help to make old j ^ ^ big fishil^ frolic in the Edisto it , immediate enactment would cheer I Prided over by llev. ll W. Horne, of > South Carolina herself again.    ^    I    as soon as the weather gets good and a id inspire th couudenee of such as are Philippi Baptist Eliurch, and were i We are sorry that we cannot say much warm. If you would like to join such. con.polled to borroVY money with widen I verv    Baetuli. I tim hoi initiate.! in the ! to cnliuhtcn the people    on the subject, of J an    expedition,    we    will let    you    know '    1    t    • i    LtC    T 4 .v ,    .1,    I-    U A A    rv ! AAO The tcniporary uistrlcfc attorney, leaving that bo could not p repare En dc r-a.*es as accavatelv as to force any one of them to trial, has given notice to the attorneys of all th.* ii ll .wing parties that they nu-I be read*, o-b.ay, hoping that out of so I    „    ,    *    .    .    ,    t•    :    when    it    comes    off.    It-    might    be    a    pleas- .1 • i    -iv-    i    •    inisteries ct Masonry, vet even by a farming, as it is rather out of oui line of    -W    -    .. to carry on their business. Av e claim j    ^    J    .    .    ,*    -ii    ant    recreation    for    you    to    leave    the    bustle .hut such enactment can he made with- j ca>:uai observance of their ceremonies, I fieriness, hut we drop you a line simply j ^ !mm of a towll life, float qniotly out detriment to any one and we have *iv)tiood a deeper vein of feeling binding : to let you know that the \\ indsor boys j ^uWn t]ie rippling waters of old Edisto ,    .    .    iii*"    .1    1    the Brcthcrhood tugether than they are ; are always on hand, and mighty willing ■ in a leak}- bateau, eat catfish chowder, thc opinions shier financiers than we arc, i    0    j    “    .>    *    -    j    .    j    ,    flu, !    ,    t    *i    i    •    a    I    ever lucked for. Mr. J. L. Courtenev I to do anvthing they can to advance the j drink nvei water and fight yell* it^ files loi when the jjegislature bungs down , Jo .....„    .    ,    ^    .    *.    *    , _______:.n.,    1    and musnuitoes for two days and nights. the rate of taxation to a point of reason j represented tbe Aiktn Lodge, and in ai | interests^ of tho c muiy.^ai.d    |    mi^ju    filiCf    ic    more    agreeable    to    have and justice, then capitalists can afford I appearances    have    enjoyed    the    the    farming    interests The land in our sonic of your Aiken ti ieuds with you, and will let their monev for lo)\ tbe holiday. Immediately after the | section is thin and sandy, aud consc- J jp g0^ we WOuld suggest the n&ut# of large a n eber h« maybe able to get one j usury. Seven per cent, un loans wU! j dedication the congregation assembled nuently not much on cotton , but fur j fia'iies Ashley, as we arc told that '"3    •    I    I    J    ....    I    *1     JI.____I ...    •. .Alt rtlh J. properly u ■ .-re the Court :    Andrew    P.    I    secured    is    ample    interest    when    that    cap . i / iii °    I- *    *    i    I    *    it.    .co,.,,ul mind black- 1 a mighty good hand co catch »ed*l*eihc*», in tile church below, and there listened ; corn, cotton, ..od ^od blatK .    i    ^    , Butler, CE ors, VC hi -Bush, Ab '•Brown. Jo August rn iibmpto St iv-i t o W. (droit. Paul V. }>ow-YV. Stallings, George V\ . VA Atkinson. Angus P. ^1. Bush, johiq Bowers, l-.icl, James Bush. ital is reasonably taxed, and when tho Legislature makes the annual tax leary (and the}- have been sent there for the express purpose of making it low) it can follow it b}’ establishing a low rate of in- »    ,    j    i    , ’ and John    Moselov to Jo thc talkiog #011 to un able address freui Rev. Mr. Horne | jai k wood, we are heavy ; ami while we 1 eating. We also hear that your Sheriff This gentleman is a favorite, and I do j would nut pretend t> compete for the • ^ worjj on a f    occasion    iii not {‘eel that I ani eulogizing him when j highest yield cf cotton per acre at an j the Edisto by pulling the King of the itural show, some of our neighbors ! Old Gang out of a water'. anive by the . cberby, Scott Tyler, E tcrest, 1 hereby bestowing a great bless George Turner and Robert 1 In ;iec • ,j; ing upon the multitude of poor* people4 and causing no injury to-thc few capilli lac notice of their ’ taint-?.— Anderson Journal. •I ’ Abr A ako a show Jafe i seat ot his breehcs, mMflip it \Du.d no uu -    -    i    woul<1    be    w.    jj    en0Ugh    to I say that lie deserves the admiration of; r.gricull all. One of thc most interesting features Woodward might show a fine mule, E»- j you might need his ; %. yherstif of the occasion was the singing.    This ; dred Johnson a pair of tine sheep or ;    if *you al*c not an expert sr.    :• .cr, and    in section is undoubtedlv favored    with I hogs, and list but not least, Undo Clem    is well enough anyway ff    I* st singers I have    ever I Ja *V«on might be induced to show a fine •    right «ide of the sheriff. en the I mu >; i ti 3 a ne: ;