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Aiken Courier Journal (Newspaper) - May 24, 1877, Aiken, South Carolina -JSjrpLUME 3 Ile®' at -xy m’sun A.IJvElST, S. C., MAY 24, IST OLD SERIES.VOL. 7.—NO-323 •As, oui m ^V1A!L A R & A ft i* J r* sr Pis Aiken*. S. <’.. Doc. ll, I‘"<74. g Lu sml after this d.itc the Pos to nice pv. lh ours nill ho a- follow* • During Hic Areek from 8:30 a. nn to 5.20 p. rn. As tiii'i’o is no rn si ii receiv;.’ on Sun* lo) * lf:\» <!:tv ?3*iWTS. | MI respect to the memory of the de- and enjoyed bv a -- * — - cense1    ’    • r:x,rjKT»»Tjq.'ST^y wnrajr.: largo and brilliar.t ■ ,    *    ^ • I    -*v    . x/ I.J ll • null I I    1 KftU day the o:lu*e wa! not Ii? open*' OP P. .VS.    r CL‘ Al AILS. ! n '"Northern.. West rn ’‘^Chariesttin; 1:3ft p. n A.; «ciumhia.. I Oft rn.'fc l:-n»0r> IO a.m.I I Oft. OB.I I •: •pi 0 a.m. A- SAS. .Op. m. 3 p. rn. a. ne. .30 pm On motion rf. Mr. E. B. Murray. a I committee consisting of Messrs. IL J). | Iv Ii eft, J. T. I Inn nor and T. F Grcnekor ! «*•«.« appointed to draft suitable resHu j ti*.ns upoti tho dentil of Col. TI. II. y/il-! son, o« Gc«rgotorn. upon i’%• * v odoor in the State, av. a committee of Din;, wi th authority to associate cohorts in tho good work, to raise at least btry dollars in each county of South TUE SIMMS ME MO II J AL. Alter a brief address before the Press Association recognizing thegroat worth of Mr. Simms, and which is fund .. v ,    .    ,    ....    |    in full in another column of this paper, Although not a member of the Assn- v. a,, .    ,    ,    ,    ,    ^    ’ : b 'Cly took upon themselves tho task i p. til. or. Sun Charleston mail closes a day Dunbarton, Hammond and Greenland mails close on Fridays at C> a. in.. open on Saturdays af f> p. rn. Leesville, Morrill's Bridge and Alt. 'Ii ba I mails close on p. rn., and open on p. iii. . COV DY, P. M tudionce. THE SUITER. After the conclusion of the address the members if the .Association repaired j Carolina. to tho ( harjestoM 11cl. where, at the in \ Cation «i the proprietors of the News j elation, being cl >sely identified with its I . f mis im* ti' *    ,!>■    “lVes    ^Ju_fcas^ ,    .    .    .    .    and (’.luviejr. they pirltok of a cupper | interests, suitable resolutions on the    ,    amount    (SIuOO) An invitation to witness the Regatta j in the  lies'O.di,,cry. About thirty i death of C I’. IWhnrn. late editor of! LU TY    f°    As the riot., the-tea,nor Sappho on 'Ihursday ■ "ontlen.en v. ere po,cot. and the coni- I the Columbia lighter, were unanimous-' 'th-edit w’ rT^V" 7**' mnnnnrr n nM .    !---!*    I    i    •    7    ,    •/    J    (    iii.ii, lllOOultOl Of I HK ( OfTf> I I. ii’n pa ny did not sc ram to until a late hour. Iv rdonted    ;    , ,    louuillvJolr- »    i    m ai r    ,    .    !    NAL teated himself to raise $50 iVom 1 al JJS DA 1 h froc ked I NGS.    i M-. MeLucns offered a resolution that I ♦],« f.w;7„rQ mi ! 1 ii*    citizens.    I    ne    money    is    needed On I lmrsdav moi nil,g the members of j    e    ihariKS of the Association be j within thirty davs and as tic an, w the Press went out tipi n the eft amor I r*4urn<?d to Dr. Bagby for the able lee- moi ning, an-d mso an invitation to sup with tile proprietors of the News and ( ' uvior at the ( harJestei^ Hotel, on and j Wednesday evening at S o’clock, were received, and the thanks of iho Assoria- I iii*    .    I    asked for is but a trifle, we trust our rit- . -    •>!■.    -t«.    I    .    ii    .    .    ^aPl'!u> t0 witness the rowing races had I ture delivered before the Association, ! w;ij nnf i._ u, « ,    1    •    , Tharso.avs at 4 o’clock tlon relumed to the parties extending ’ ,    -    .    ,    ‘    ,    .,    ,._T    ,    *•    .1    r\    will    not bo backward in respond- a™*** n. < -lock I A recs w,» ./ken .iii 5 o'clucic T    t,1C R^«“    |    “    ‘'    ^    ‘    -    1    »>«    *»»«    ^    \    in*.    It    will not do fur Aiken to he bo- ..  ..... I    n. rn.    I    f"™-    reno,    were    wuiiesred.two    j    »o-l'«»'i»n.    Adopted.    ^    j    hind    in    her public duties and we fc(.| , ot til em being closely contested and    “ *”*    "    .......... AFTERNOON SESSION.    j    eliciting great interest. The Palmetto At tho re-assembling of the Associa— dub carried off tho honors of the day. tiun, Captain r. \\ . Dawson stated to* Hie occasion was much enjoyed by a1! who were present. TUE STATE UR ESS ASSORIA-] TI OX. The third annual meeting of the State rho member* (bathe desired to cill tiieii ’til pi    ,    '    ,    .    .    ;    bind    in    her    public    duties,    and    we    feed Col walker offered a resolution that ..s«„r«fi irnitl ,1, • n , 4l - i. ,    ,    ...    !    *,!*uietl    ,rou‘    their    well    known    liberality o hunks of the .Association be return- they will not Press Association took place at the rooms j    attention to the effo.t being    made to    I of the Ch norther of (J. Honoree, in diaries- j    raise funds to complete paying    for the    to order ion,un W.dnoMl y rid Thursday, (lie j    monument proposed lo bo erected to the    !    the 0 %    nuder    the invitation    extended 8th an I 10;ll instant. It wa* our .-Mod I    memory of William Gilmore    Simms.    |    him upon    the    subject,    of tile    Simms    Me- o I to the Regatta Association Cir courtesies shown, and to Messrs. Biodan & Dawson for the handsome manner in At I p rn. the .Association was called j which the Association had been enter-I ion. \V. D. Porter addressed I trined by these gentlemen. Adopted. To carry out tile object iii view, tiio Dress Association adopted tim;; rest)! ut ion : in fortune to attend lilts meeting, aud 'ny a i The gentlemen ci.tiusted with the work nioria1 and said : hearty hand shake renew the acquaint- have secured' rn vxcOictit bust of the I Mr. Chairman anti Centiar.,,,. ■ I ame made two yens attn, and whore we    ,    great    historian, poet and patriot,    aud |    glad that you have allowed me tho priv- < met other noble brethren ut the Press,    |    need    about fifteen hundred dollars to !    liege of bein-present with yup today- V    we (la,l "ever before seen, yet with    j    complete the payment and erect    the I    and to speak lo you on a subject that ’i Whom we hope to meet at similar re-    j    bust, lf agreeable, the Hon. WL    D- |    know you ail feel an interest in. Aly object in bringing before you this Resolved, 'I hat this Association calls t, , .    •    ,    „    \r i uP°n ev< rv editor ir* tht? ai a com- i he chair appointed Messrs. Murray , nu Hee of one, with auth wity to associate FTcniphil! and Walker a committee to' f|PJcrs in the good work, to raise at least take charge of the punting of the an- ■ ao^:,rs >n each county oi’^.iutii Car nual meeting of the Association. President Hoyt returned bis thanks to the Association for the honor confer— ! lvSP°etluiiy request- tho following named red in re-electing him as their President, j ^r,(^Ies;,n^ gentlemen t( aid us in procur- oiina. Acting under this nu'borty, we wouhj unions in years to come. would be pleased to explain the objects j matter is, that Mr. Simms was a printer ; and desires of tile Memorial Associa lion.    f _ .    ,    Porter, President of the Association, "na following gentlemen were in at- j tendance upon this occasina : James A Hoyt, Columbia Register, i President J F. V\ . Dawsr»n. A a wa aud Courier, First A'ice President; T. Stobo j Farrow, Spartanburg. Herald, Second ! \ ice-F cpsident; S. W. Maurice’, Kings* I    .    -.............-    ...v.    . t ee kiar, Third Yice-Presiden<: R ll l)Ieased t0 hcal* hilJ1 1 P* »»*on Thurs- j whole South, and it was but right that! v n * I day. -    !-------1    *    ’    iii    i    .    I    A    Hay and pledged himself to do all in his power to advance the interests of tho As (. apt. Dawson was appointed a "committee of one lo inform Hon. W. D. sedation, and the harmony arid good will long before he became a poet and histo- J ,d members, rian. Ile was a man of remarkable char- I    d*le Association then adjourned sine actor, and the architect of his own far- i tunes. His whole time was devoted to Porter that this association would be j Hie State of South Carolina aud the I ^ ^ REEM L AVRAM US. something shou\d be d<>nc in rcmcui— memory. When Mr. I or Solemn Thanksgiving and Prayer. ) Hemphill, Abbeville, Medium, Fourth ! Vice President; James T. Bacon, Edgefield Advertiser, Fifth Vice President; E. B. Murray, Anier-son Intelligencer, Corresponding Secretary ; T. F. drencher, Newberry Herald Treasurer; F. Pv Beard, Kershaw. sette, J. 0. Hemphill. Abbeville Medium fv^D.J McKerral AT irs Marion  .......     ^    m.    „mr, Ilt Farley, Carolina Spartan, AY. D. Tran- | ^ ^cntIou'a" experience has been, i letter to the several editors in the State j hearty thanks for all His gum   ^ r r T T "    ;    and    also    it    he    bs    anv    advice    in    mvp    <-n    i    asl-ln.,    ilmir    /.« ««— loving kindness to us and to all men ; I On motion of Col. C. I. AYa 11: cr,    Dr.    j    bran ce of his j&agb? was unanimously elected aa hon-    j    Simms died a few gentlemen in this city    I    Columbia,    May    17.—Tho    following orary nteuioar,    j    tnought that the memory of such-    a man    I    proclamation    has    bean    issued    by    the President Hoyt said that it was    a1-    j    who had done so much for South    Caro-    •    Governor : ways customary at the meetings of the j lina and the South bhould net be passed ! State of South Carolina. ^^ciati^ f^he members to have ani unnoticed, and that a nm inn esfc-v ought |    Executive    Chamber,    ’    > exenauare OI senf.impnts Tlnf ilmvn i u.>      i.:_    iii.     •    i    I    CorUMBf    \    May    17    1377    \ mg the amount culled for from Aiken county : Aiken—James Gray Ra ter, Nelson A. Cowles, Miss Louisa Jones, AI.s S On. Gnmitevillc—James K. Cook. . Langley—M. F. Foster, A. C. Small. Hamburg—George Dam rn. Montmorenci—G L. Tool. Windsor—L. \Y. Williams. Rocky Grove—D. S. Salley. Merritt’s Bridge—W. E. Sawyer. Ridge Spring—T. S. Williams. Beech Island—Mrs. J. M. Clark. Kitcbing’s .Mill—Capt. P. Hitching. As we have but a very sh^t^e to raise ti* is money inf w?- Wounfbe obliged A-5 it is our duty7 as a God fearing pco- j a,1.v onc who feels an interest in the rel ent I v to the Lord in | undertaking if he or she would act as iss than in our ad- ' :l committee of one and    do what they him humble and j can* any advice to give on j asking their co-operation in this noble j loving kin/lness to us and to all men ; 11 The appronriatinn I "I the subject.    Ile    would,    therefore,    cab    ;    work,    fi’he    matter    was started in    1872, | hereby    appoint and set apart Thursday, , following items • V)r « i    '    '? 1 * upon Col.    C.    WL    Dudley,    of    MarlbW.    j    and    is    now in    such    a    coudi.i-n    that    it Uo    24.1,    dav    of May, La a-day of ti “Z,t ,?    T a”4 , T* Col. Dudley, alter pay in.a; a touching ought to fie pressed. The bust has been • iRanksgiving and prayer unto Almighty 1 dieinl oiScos ccm .. TXT E d beauti iii I M-ihntn t.<» flwv l.„lLe    eo-mhoed •in,’ I* nw In ti, I I r 'r ti I T    I    *    I    e’    r    “    *    1    -«    Uicncing.    November    I, I tomp.eftu, ,1'iu la now in tho hands of Loci. and 1 earnestly ass toe peon e of 1 I STH    inn    .    r    ■    ,, ut T,- a ....    ....    .    ^    1    :    lolu* V140HM1. tor cn.irnaLlo and *tham, Camden Journal Rev. J. I. Donner, D. D., A.s^oeni/c Reformed Pmhq-aterian. John McKay, Aiken Courier— "^Journal. PiTsident Hoyt, on taking the chair.    .    _                io|y    ci**o    juu    •    t i -expressed gratification at seeing so many ; w,llch he told u, u,>’ intere*ting incidents j Mr. Ward, of New York, The bust ie j South Carolina iii public and private de-1 penal ihstRrtbils*    ^    r'    aRtl <»f‘ the journalists present, and under I that happened since thai collin.» in,,! : *. finn w„rl-    ..^.1    .1    1-----  n...    .1    ..    . ______ ... .    .    i    *.    .    *    ’    viUi.otM). of which aches, iii ot tne journalists present, and under j l"t,v ,,,‘FFC,,CU ,u,a‘ !n<lz column Had j a Hue work of art, em! usa great ad- I votiou on that day to return thanks to I the penitentiary is to I    a such auspicious circumstances. That be ' fcee.n sturtcd 1,1 hls    H- '^at length mirer of 31 r. Minims said, that‘-it looked I our Heavenly Father for all the blessings | Lunatic Asvlmr nrnl'    ’    th° was confident shat much ben. fit had 00 j01Jrnallsm* He said that he hoped ! like a noble old Roman.”    hie has bestowed on us. to invoke his I si 500 th- u ’^h    '    ‘-'n    asylum •been derived from tile formation of the hllb ir,ends dld n<,t tll,nk l^at he j The cost of tim bust i* $1,700; $050 ' divine guidance iii tho present, ant1 to i r«l colla"?    °(>d’a:rricu^u* Associ'tion, as was shown ir> tim I ii,, 1 establislied that little paper in the ' of that ai HOU lit has brill nil iii Hurl tlirv I imnliiri* lli>5 nrilfplifi III in film f'ntnmn. 1 .inn    }    ^    '-10,- Associ *tion, as was shown ii; the l ite little paper in the ' of that amount has been -    -    ■    paid,    and    tl»e    J    implore    his    protection in the future ! OOO * for schools 3^00 -nd •    " successful campaign through which we !    °°ds    ol    ^la«boro    county    with    the    {    balance    due    has    been    owing    for    some    1    praying    w    itll    humble and grateful hearts \    nno    r*'    V -    '    5    t r ,nter* vt ,    .if,.,    -    .    j    esr> vouo.uuu for legislative expenses, have just passed. He said there was one thing that no desired to call the at- -    %    ^    I    -    — • ...... a * •    JVI ruinu ; r V    u:‘" p*} ■ “lei im I rn an.) •    JOT    K„\|(    r lope or intention of making money, for ; time and should be paid. Ile thought , that he may give to us peace, prosperity I SSI 400 • tnHl QQo^'ooa if t*hcv dill, t ll f*V W.»rr» mictnlrnr. TI-! .... *1, J. o. ...    .    t    ti    I    '    vo-O.OUv if t*luy did, th \ were mistaken. Ile | as this was a State matter, that each and happiness. ..... in*    *    -    —-,       ”    (Jiuu.i    ,    llit.IL    Uiltll    , attention of the members to, and that    |    Silla tr,at the w,)> ile    oa 1,1(1 t0    *>ring out ;    county should contribute their quota,and    I In testimony whereof I have hereunto was the necessity"of appointing a    com-    j    1 ‘ie l>:'Per was ^1LS :    1 hat -e    asked one j    that the proposition he wished to make    I set my hand and earned the great seal mitten lo petition the Legislature    to fix    !    °* ^“embers now    present    if he had ,    was this: That the press in each county    I of tho Stale to be affixed, at Columbia, made any money at the newspaper busi- j    undertake to raise the sum of $50 ; that    I this seventeenth day of May, A. I) present In the Trustees of the State Univer-sjty. ii. .J. a] ey na rd ie, .f Columbia, ll VY . Boyd, of Darlington, R. F. Per-! ry, of Greenville, E. \V. 31 cMaster of CT      ^    11    I I    I    ------------w . • .tt.i ^    turn    v-1    %    L    *    *    *1    I    J    1:11 ow » v ll I VLO vll Ult y Iii ,11 (IV,    IJ. !    4 rates wore unjust    1 nca-.and his friend’s reply was :    j    fie was satisfied that throii-li the instill - I I STT, and in the one hundred" and ti.-t • Fy' <>f <Jrc*,,vi!io' B- ^Master of ae^enen of Mr G'ihert, the ! nei, no money but lots of fun.” And | mentality or tho press, tile amount could ! year of the impendence of the United j 0(,!a,"Wl>- 0 l1- Simonton, ut Charles-ijr «>tayr, Mr. J. C. Hemphill, •11 for pleasure lie said. (Ii t he start- , easily be raised. Mr. Porter eanelndcd I States of Aulerie.i.    j    :™' J 1X    «f    Sumter, and J. khbWlle Medium, requested | tIlc paper. Col. Dudley was very j with an earnest appeal to the members! Ry the Governor.    j    R>:in’ R‘ir6eld, weie nominated and Vhis.pW    I'happy in his remarks, and inc mild and j cf the press to take (lie matter un in !    WaiiB    Hampton    I    e,cf,cd'i’-v    t!ia Hlnr°- 0,1 *(>« 17th inst., recording : of the AbbJ to supply his phr.    |    happy    iii his remarks, and the mild and j of the press to take the matter roo Jo.iowinq gentlemen were elected j gentle manner ii. wine.-, he spoke com- earnest and not allow it to fail. amhotie .at    A      !    .    T's    a    I    i    «    .    .    , members of the Association:    E. A. Bronson, Barnwell Sentinel, 0.    \Y. plutely captivated his hearers. Wade Hampton, That if I [L. S.]    Governor. j as trustees of -lie State University. they would adopt his suggestion they’4 R* M. Sims, Secretary cf Siate rile Association then went into an \ would accomplish all that was desired p. ll    r •!    «    ”    '    AiiiVJ    (in    •    (IJH Dudley, Mar.boro Planter, F. Melchers, | election for officers with the following I of :h /cituiig A. S lidd. Anderson Journal, result: Ii. B. Illicit, E. G.Dill, Joiu nal of (’oui fierce, C. I. YYalkcr, Monthly Record, ^Ii. M. Grist, Yorkville Enquirer. On motion of Mr. J. U. Hemphill, Messrs. J. A. Hoyt, F. \Y. Dawson, J. C. Hemphill, IL L. Farley and J. D McLuc s wert; appointed a couimiitee ‘in.. Niagara Falls was put up at auc— President—dames A. Hoyt. 1st Vice President—F V,\ Dawson 2d Vice President 3d Vice 4th A 5th Vice President—Jus T. Bacon. *    v    .    „    T,,    :    .    *    i    Ain.—a guaiciiiice onnui-r s intl! j Aller some diseuvston Messes. Rlmtt, j Hon the other day, and sold to the high-1 niifu?e to destroy and exn.d n or i alley and Murray were appointed a j cst bidder. The bid was $5,000. j ,ho iu|ma„ boi, w, ‘, ! committee to report    ii>E    o..1.t.     ....i.. r>-i nnr\ a »    ,    f    ■ Notice to Druggists and Storekeep-I guarantee Shrin.-r s Indian Verms from ! 0s-cd according to diiafetii upon this subject    j    It wonton up to $71,000 and was knock T.    Stobo Farrow.    ! and    after consultation they submitted    cd down at that price The canal fur ce President—S.    AY. Maurice.    following which was unanimously    '    nishes 170,000 hor e power. It was origin-    j ^lA'n ^    f‘"    tin-aa.,-e    cmd ice President—R. R. Hemphill ! Copied :    '    |    ally sold to Horace Day forever $1,000, ^oro Md    ^ ice PrpAidant—T-.e rp i?  i AAdicrcas. no man whom the State of    1    1    ’    11    *'    ’    ’    * t*xi t, if fiM    yr.    I    -    -.....  V<-u    are J lie canal fur- ; ..wi,,,,.;™ i * „ n    , a ut .loi izc. I to scil it on t ii o a n .-'ti ct md i— Bal- 000. At the conclusion of tile sale tile to memo;- dize the Legislature, and ask ray Treasuror- -T. F. Orc lick cr. J for a rep A of all laws.t. nding t,, jntcr_ Jcre wiln c .e piiv;;te business of publishers by enacting rates for < fficial advertising. , President Hoyt referred in feeling terms to rho death of Ro!. B. AY. AYii son Oeor ^ar it in mn J in t icir acid lations, sc j common sense, humor and pathos with some prnpc. action mig,a !»e talc 1 which his lemarks abounded was hear Recoiding Secretary A. A. Gilbert, i South t arolma has proJueed has ill us— ' auctioneer said he felt exhausted after I    » Corresponding Secretary—E. B. Mur-! tr:lte<1 an(i adorned to the same extent making such a treiuendious sale of water, ! r,oar thou^.’- and vigrous -cr; rn de- I i;e.     •    I    -    I    *    -    -    -    1    pend    upon    that perfect cora: foa ' the life of a pi ictieal printer, editor and arid would be particularly obliged if | literary man, devoted to the history and every body would step into the next I tCJn resu,t5nS fmni faro bl > d DR. BAGBY’s ADDRESS 0 —extracts of which will be found elsewhere in this issue—was delivered be- ( symptoms provocal’vc of d themsci v >» SVS Winn !ut;.-.s and . (lien use c. i a. member iK,    I    ......... UL    I    nionuine ii oi granite anet bronze, • rder- » AL ; i,b,e‘Y A,7Ciati0"’ in HibCrnii,n IIl,n' I cj b>- hu a',,llirers »»•» »»’ awaitin j ti,rn,I,, ip Tt in niiiui in i'mi. rA.iti J- u" ; •'! umiit o clock, and the minpied sound, payment in New York. Therefor, millioi i civilization of our people, as 3\ iliiaru    ro-im and take a drink of something ! Gilmore Simms ; and whereas a balance    stronger with him. Everybody went.    j    inactivirJ present i of $1,500 is needed to pav for a suitable ______*..... _rjr. _ _______ t    *    nee    Dr    Bull    s    Blood 3: monument of granite and bronze, order* ■ A Cruel Slaughter.—It is csti- i      ~.......— 1    I ated that during the past winter one j No Opium! No Morphine or <*th r (Ini'* payment in New York. Therefor*.    million buffaloes have boon slaughtered    I    is cont tined in    Dr.    Bulk’s    Babe    Syrup lt:    {    in western Texas and their carcasses    j    for the relief*    cf    Colic. Ted Ilia",    cie. Resolved, That this association call    I    left to rot on the ground.    !    Price 25 cents. rn r ;