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Aiken Journal (Newspaper) - September 5, 1874, Aiken, South Carolina n - JtfSflkw. i'/i LM 0 al & sr A V VOLUME 4.—NUMBER ISG. ^rnnscuif^ A i ,;:C Ijj-NJ*. B. CL Slijyrij.MBEK 5,1874. “r v*c Succeeded, for ho was so do- HIE “OLD SANG” HSDIVIVGS "0 ^ «*»-p«P«t out*     • l; 'l^^pieo^anda *,*    £££ Another Meeting at the "Big Oa^ j    j J*    **    ^    *eck’ “ ' Xi -*1 ^eer> J PER ANNUM, IN ADVANCE ^rTT^r^T, ^    I-    use, wrought    up the rear with Jus >n EEE DE tut “HUNG    ON    TI? C    ; a    ' Bub, in a    single bug;;-. Nothin* NAIL!”    '•    •    3 , happened on our way *,*„ worthy of I Friend Hankinson apii UU party a, THU FUUrnMTiV’r    ' '-' I j °"    1S“    1'i    oc,l!cjwelt WO usual, got in rather late, Soul'' 0f u« J HE I ISHERMEN S LECK] I jt° Pf,40 Rterthe L«"*» -J ***, had spread our PalJot* ad Iud “do™ I ana while there we fnnM^i ,1______ k    .    .J    .    ,    •    ‘    .    lU    aown    > Death of Old Stonewall ill I A Clever Time Witlt Clever Party ! j .<iiu a Lille ox “Alt/ INimeeoth Cen-Rnry XXX Gibson/’ We /bun | m.gjty good ; but we would advise our j his throat and a bite to eat. ARW see , "gds. not to stick too close to "Alts* in* that “Jesse Heyward’’ and RL Iii dill Tn?» fTiTA n«    ih    ‘    I    *    •    /.    I    t    /-    _ tivity and usefulness as members of our “Gang made them esteemed by all, be it, therefore,    * Aesolved, I hat in t,hq death of Brothers VV caver and Howell our “Gang” has lost two of its most zealous and indefatigable members, and whose qualities of Lead end heart made .prominent anion" us. Aesoovcd. That while we humbly bow she took me by the baud and said that her experience went to show that it was healthier to sleep without sheets. I was going to rogue the question, whee tears came to her eyes, and she hoped I wouldn’t say anything to hurt a poor lone widow, whose life had been one lone struggle with poverty. The nett; ingot the Tether bed and one of the pii-  s iiau fcproaci our pallet -cud laid down*    .     wim    poverty. The n< •<"U w Hie t '.ere we tangled che water but the night was dart and fow-v and’bnfhP That "k'1® "we humbly bow i night the Tether bed and one of the p. 'n, Vs i ofwl Prtsr:*•*■»*~*»y*a“»vcsa,»SLT™, got. something lo cut the cobwebs out of sJmpathise with their afflicted faaiil .    w^nttd to borrow my tooth Lis throat and a bite to eat. After see- Heg-    ***    #• .    brmd* tor a boarder that hadn’t any, an FULL DETAILS OF THE HI NT lies. *f *** *» I ,    „    ------ j "'n----- "'-nmw    anti    “j    i-er    I Resolved, lhat these resolutions be , uinson,' tor two much fWJErily often Jane Sofgee wye ‘ well hitched /,! [BS«ribcd«P°n a leaf of our minute j ore,- Is contempt, “Gibson" is a power-1 eared for, the old man and Barnes «t I SS’-”?    a .“Wof,the sanle fac Mi ii id fellow and if he she took my stove to use in the lower hall. I didn’t say a word until shfe ask-me if I couldot tpare the old rag carpet I [Correspondence of the Aiken Joui u&l. I J Bear Journal :—The fifteenth an nual meeting of the ;;0!d Gang” ut I the “Big va it s.; is just over with, and ; as we know you expect a report, we RU, ' < in our way, try to give you rf: account I -of our trip, sport and inc!:.    ; Ihe fiist acy oi August boing ti, ; ! time set apart by the Game Law of oui ' ’ State to commence hunting deer. and that day falling on Saturday, we were obliged to put it oil until Monday, the third, which was looked forward to with intense suspense—many of us rot Icing able to rest well ut nights for weeks ; before baud, or. account of our anxiety j to meet once more our jcl’y brethren, with whom we have had so many da vs j of pleasant pastime, and to shako civil- I* l-ielined to lean on I • iii give TOU the “cr w,    y    O' fiing you, certain, leven c-h iock found H . I b, and we Y7~~- tiii tower- j eared for, the old nu* aud Barney, with I fashed Tub & “m/otvT I    *****    41,6 °W w« ^p« you j their you,.* friends, turned their elbows I publication.    Jolr.vvl    for    I    oft    the    floor,    and    if    I    wouldn’t    set    th, B. B. HIGHTOWER, to" Aao much, } higher than th-j:: ch ins. , and w ice twist/’ I j to supper. ! a ueeda- ’s si or*, ava- •* A might ■he “Big j iviitg fie ne: •man Go!.:: with *‘itk three j Borg,” at ti ie “Batchcr * / Ii, ary Small J ii ne ace, ain i iion Yiovv'or. friends. I - t "Big Line," killed tho \ carling. in prime I j A serious accident, L* / we vc )*, beer ue he j the import : Lr ie na Idol iA,,>. , * - - j i- •- e J .' • ereCary of the “GangR O IOU. a1: lea a j at thei ary amin, and our col.: -Luana xOty. Odem w v.vOi, in a cig ettcrt i* Virew lits I’anama hat in tU top of one | deer dog, “Blako." wa-; I ittou ...... r.. “I the oaks, and his bald head looked as j tiesnske, aud his death seemed hbh clean and as slick as a water, gourd lust I blo ; bite ' |    w    V    v    4i    % j other boarders an example by drinking I nothing bat water, and netlike asecond ; bi!;c'jit'- Then I told her that I was I ft°'ns to ieare that house and try to j tear her im ige from my heart, j itehe seized botany hands, tears be- ------; %r'u t0 ro^ down i-er cheeks, and she I board now, ami I think I Lave ore i asked : tho kindest landladies in the world. J    Quad, will you deliberately o seems to think a great der*.} of me. j ^ot t0 a lonesome widow, who is A Portrait of the Lady We All Fear BY M. QUAD. ,    —    j™    — ;    TV    nor,    who guns ai any- »a,ced and .iud in the sun to dry. Now thing he undertakes with a vim dren4 - nave a great sympathy te: these old I el him with a half pint of “Alls'. Gib- - - cl i.eauo-i i u I lATrc i .. o ....    _    <    ■    7>    _    i    •    ■>    .   'Alvine; t>n ai j _    «       “v    ut    a    iwv    jrl’UI    pOSU I should wecy if any harm came to I tioH llere comfortable, happy and luxu-her.    j    rious't” hands of genuine friendship. One cf t c 1 un oacg" had [reams for several rdghis ; saning- doer of alt sorts aud sis,. ’* us ut tile Indian’s , which he said was so scnight that dashing around him, but was never j able to get his gun to fire—invariallv G breaking oft both triggers in his effort ! t-to shoot. Breams are mighty strange I a1 things, and some people are supers ti ti-a. I .caued a IlVde backwards. i Lout- twelve o’clock dr S.WMWdk> wwfAn^:. AIT J TZI!!! * .7":    tb^ ll    8,mR Iuiissary Steedman and King Fishermnnirt&d U^tt 1^4    9tU“l".    R    Frenchman,    a    strauarW'^fllsi nmfesary- i *- °liins made for the river with 0 -ce 1 ,    ,    .    °“*e    at,u    ft'and a ! iork. atopped a'kd in the street, an „ ; j pocks of fishing tackle and Dole, aeei-d- I    R’ when 1    “ked    : Iii.,,    ‘    11 ait,; a-row, Mrs. Dolby caught mv arni i Mon freu, wat a se name of zis’cr cn w :li I 'A.,    ,    .    i    and    whisnered    -    J jS'rect?" •era! Robert VRade drove i norse wagon loaded sorts of good things immaginalle. about the to as for our part, wo take j the good cues for what they are wop-} aud reverse th? about as a By the bad ones, which we fie ane was not long in sprea wit a cold ham, chicken •' ‘tor dialler the iowa w th Bag!no.I Ie, the board — days hunting wa„ iU.i c, -ceosiueran'e shootmir dene I mutton, I meat-Eung or the jr.dl. At sui *    .    tf I •    i;-'ittvv».a,\    *    !**»** * * it Ii .ii* "i.C and whispered : >iui,-i^cicu .    j    i-\K7    n    -i ar-’t. .    t    I    ’VVell,    who said it    9>J iv^te, nou, be a good, dear man. ! the boy. *T    _    _    • I “'O' :ck as any. 11, and ha 1n Nk Ct 0; morning, li on iUondv i. of friend IL Ai lid. ; ai. ti iron tgh th L I / * til..; ti I tee: our val:ct or. c . ' ^ ■» i S..UU. der. ii MU UU/ he/ f’VI* ■ - -i - * ueu aJWl 'Ou. ti; other arn*, a: take p seat w/L Liu- /• L he u- uai lf 'MU I*VIC us down in orca g'.od style yr / til-’ i * " * * • ard times___ami if'*'- you Ti J 11 -I >t 17 luck, * i i n. tel; x con ;• R •h VII v. '0*i th: *;/ Rifi digression right Lt-iu, | J - t - a f'.lo v? ct great ** ny vakm-Ns,. and nu I J aa. * i' -J.. I ■ ‘i* j- .’ “Gang” omoked and I -1 - I • j fishermen rer,.;r:ed. leis. UiOiting over I 10 4 t*» OUI* Uii Cl Ute A, aw our “Lr* Mu baskets” [ as tney coala, wag w.tio rn ch in a i * gathered a j ! va is one rock, web/:in" i buggy i -'•"•'J on under I rp 1 • • nursaa the fichu : inn, shoi * ret. j th mr avocation, with ••.. h we bog un to Ex. for A _4 J I *w: seven shots ut dec tie s tVaijit I- /.a i I \d th tho “OR Ik.:tine vt L' ma ana, as u thou•■•hi ’ > more. Ile s a preacher. pro mg away to-morrow, I wouid.u’t mind just one • What you cal! ais street ?,f Of course we do * “Pardoncez ! I h**»*P r>f * ■>,, ^ ^ .i.*.e not zc came ;,i rn- ?n" -1», - • i : e r UCI U< oui ■ *• t-> up. a;. Aid* i ii. . r:. riviiU V ort To; - ll 11 ' V' n; v .. ■. - i ■d. Lh ' >0 co; ann yearling, which JU V. bv -i ail lLuHiiud rid rn" in c with a in:* u h . ' friend fro:    oar when our locks arr -got tw (I two packs of about mg at ihe same tin ungot to make an ok! 'C    c-t ....I I ; i C U.'t'Q L'el itmiieif *.k I a I U d> Vi rusty v • J 3    •*    *    -    ' Lie from a who, on one oQcasie^ sirree catery grave by palling im out of the | i, u bt on 'the Edisto bv f.llO COwf*    I .... I I • i * •    - - »iwu iJlIl) Ii CHI ’J. ii: a Low in in.* litu’.i* Lour" fires one , and the horn soufu s to Ais neighbor i t: nnii. Ar r: man ---- - i, .- .h-I. p I; US i;; resi st en •*. ais in igi: *. and we I down him VT ‘ ! bppctod it ti n -i '.ah r* WOUiU I ’A1' *v"; •* * to me. ; r?; ice ' La: .' ,J - r* ! lier. ami then she ask d :.v. “lh j the room looking out u*;m ’n! pn •    f j square and ta ire-', no look in* V l 2’v I grand alley, lull of ash baa . VI: “ ! vcr caus. She huu a i what you call him ?v , j ss* W aits, we call it/* wecri she reckoned j “Zis street ?” Lke    a load    of    “ '‘Vatts street,    cid fellow ;    and don d t-    kno'rt    if    I    I    f011 6° Lo make game of me.'* a    fkvrg    which    1    }    “S?cre mon    Vie* I I ask    you    vci ..    4.    j    oree, several    times, often,    vin    vc U .    k4'. I I    •*    .    . •    A    J t neat:ous tell me ze name of re su-eet th l)n I • dvti1' If ou’r •> or lr4 tnu * l* In Ll! ion I c rn uc i., u ^use me ,L*r. is such a i .i ti cc mail'—extreme: .o • ho tab it »• boil Ugh w •I fife best. O' mi 'av *u i» ;!>r .    I y avts street, A toll *cou ap f drunk, airVfc you V* '‘M(m ic et ic fire;., vers you live, th ! n da rn strict '* U U upon a av . ; . f y . i - ve 111 vxn l,.‘j    ana    you is von dam fool •” com-    Anil they parted, entertaining    a ai j tog -a'ho wits Fwfnl purticuiar, aud she i vUal a!s';-''-‘- w h y hr Sui ok cf. • us and border xi; vt ’ would do anything re? cmmo— | :ier. I bus ended tho hunt . lh. It I* 4 »    .    ’ *    ,    w    i    ‘    “ OU inc nan. Cuni I bouch a I *“0ut riu,jg three on the nail. ios- orc in ;    •    ,    J Lilisto by the seat ct my breeches, high i nice yearling had closed his carcer with- I river, caught flsL innau erable '=-v , I !- !'Wthe    dinner.    I    j    escess    : aud ary on t.lm top of a big log) ■ out a struggle—shot through Tri'h fi„0 ! Jogs snake bitten, "Kale rimui “    0r    Sh* sa5d that 8 ^    "    I    loiter strung, no sick men nor' horses I h U 'R ^    “!**    wifc pleasant weather, and a big time »er- ‘ wu"' w'a‘u vath her> erallv    v....... .....  .    ”    ‘    i    bu    th*    l!a“    ,!'J aud dry on tho I tell yon, sir.1 want to ne with no bet-1 ‘ Dine Thistley," in the exact spot n, and no better mode of convey- where, just one year ago, tho stme man auce Oil thus SUL* ••f«»>i-vr    ii    V    -I    - iii ode tho chteii:;**, ana the "ratfifu^ I /i    . vc hi.    °r    ‘    [    George    Coleman,    in    his    ‘‘R    ind    , r- , *ooa ihe gave me was enough to melt a ! Records ” t»Hu    *    *    i et i    Til •    .    I    Utct,iCiia    teds    a    comical    story    or .' St button. I had'Oa'V "Ot +air«v v,>r    i    /.    v sh ,:r t’,iTIA T    ,, r r / Lt" j Parcel of scnoo!boys; in the time .ud vile.* —-    tom that she wanted j James I of Pm iii    ? UC rn J • ln_ • tho    y    _    I    JaU)cs    A-I    01    England,    who    smoked . - lilt: 111 L» U YLz.I I RT* a d * &V iiinnm« f , thl-s ‘tlde" terry renne." Frimd | wi.h the same gun, made the big island Ilolley i custom has been for several I beek fold his wings forever in death years to drive two mighty good South- j The other pack was still basti,,'- tho doe era horses,"Jeff Davis’’    and “Jack    ft. rn eleven back. In less “than    ton -organ , out, as KH Arp would say, j minutes she tries the old held, when a o show people that he is willing to I young man from Win iscr took two fair harmonize, has nought a fine Northern i cracks at her, aud if he cut a hair we horse, which he calls “Ben    Cha,field,"    never found it. Tho doe took th- J to put by me sme of “old    Jeff,” aud    I    aud the evening’s sport ended    nte they do go mighty nice together. “Ecu”    j    Sung the yearling behind Eli- Gary    on goes steady and smooth ; “Jeff” ;3 full ussy Feeler " aud he    ' e rally. f grieved Ibis, of course was concealed, much as one eau conceal a smell, fro the Dominie j till one luckless eveuip when che imps were all huddled togetl Yours truly,    !,    .    ,    -    ,    ,    ,    ‘    !    lu,:‘U,PS wore all Puddled toiret1 /,    ^    her to think that she rnu,« turn them I r-r rn„r„l .!./«    <•    .    -    ,    logOT- One of the Gang. I .ii    ii-, I round the fire ol their dormitory, ii 1 away when she was so hard pushed to volvimr eac h ,.i.    •    /    J . j ^    Li'il,L    tacn    oilier    in    vapors of the Tribute of Respect. At a special meeting of the “Old Gang,” at the “Big Oaks," on Wednesday night, the fifth of August, Dr. B. I'. Peeples was called to the chair, who. iiet along. •o    O I told her that if I had*a hundred lives I would lay them all down lor her and then borrow a hundred more and add to the pile, and she seized my hand and said that Heaven would surely re- of mettle, and being a    “.Ri    I    eiaip'fcelbg*as big nfthXR wh!di i I J- 777J, 7’    a;vfuI    P^'Aeulnr man moved into my is attunes inclined to be spiteful, and J the work. .    i'.'n J a,u ” l's,a!l    “eon    j    room,    and the very nice man and his *    ’    I Culled trnm tinu* in eliii'nirt’ -tnr?    ,**.1    .    •    „    . —,    *    | ana suiu    r.nac lieaven wouiu surely    re— ‘Oil lew very    touching remards, stated j ward me    for being good to    a fatherless Unit since our    last annual meeting two of orphan.    I moved into the    garret    the our ore tare ii,    Gen. John it \Ve**vpr r i    *• i    , ’    '    >>e..uer    awful    particular    mail    moved    into    u;y Occasionally backs his rRR 4I1 i c> ** -■'*■ vin a !)'•’ his teeth, as much as to Bay ure\-r\,7 your traces.”    “Ben” "iv-- v (4 . V v.'    *    .id* I shake,    and    in    horse    r-i , -- . ■» *, f care of yourself J. yv- mf    $    v    -* ‘ lende wh< nd can do * . fc. rj; u:r.J i..j, . t matters    ;o    U % own creatiuUj lo I in burst the* maste anil stood in awful dignity before ll smokers. How, now : quoth the idoniinie i the first Iud, ‘now dare you be smokic tobacco V “ ‘Sir/ said the boy, ‘I am subject I headache, and a pipe tutees away th pain.’ ‘And you ?-and you ?—and you ii j    .    .    iwuij auu mc iwj mcc man ana his “ ‘Ana you c—and you ? nnrl . Culled from time to etemitv -in'} y I * ■ * t {*• I    *    •    n    ,    *    *    anil    yoi Hob ajid Collins so.n    r""“”*“T    .**?.»-»«-.    tJb ■*-,    ,    I    „    I    3    •    .    ,    .    *    ^    ! loom,    •    PVftrv    hfiv    it! Int*    „    t    .    .V ic. ami we aaa venison    *■•*    A 1; - 1 •* -l —1 ‘br supper. Hark cam? ii i.y- Sorne fin abcut a1! right; t\ and we woo! are la want buy such ac * of section vi^e our -i Gliaifield sv 1. at i in rn el*. * i. i-o cu ot m ■■ the birth 'bpct* bf . aci. a I He Works we!; lr. ant kin ■ lot*.» not interfere v;itl: ti; out r.iiio o’clock the sound •d HanMisscn’B horn nctiiii.u nd Barile;, were near, br:: I... u re cr %»* Is, jn-j ii a: a i :: 4    . t should betaken, bv the “v It- wac tilcu votea that & cou»m:itoe of i wdiispereu to iu< J Ii ad i    ,,    ,    mien * uteu iudk ok cwu.mtiice G, ne “Gang expected did not reoort , , ,    ,    * three he appointed hv tao ciiain to draft nu r.:no o clock the sr<und of r’ ] i;* .    •    ■*    >    ,    . |    a pr ca rn (Le ana    resolution's th-’t    it-’ .    /.I    '    *    , I if    : "    j    -lil    ■- uHir    •ktupOil    tell I'*    i    1 r v Uh    ; a Mink e every boy in his turn. :r W'ceK Mrs. Dolby j -'Oui; had a raging tooth—snot! u >anted to know j the co"—tho third a CCUgh_i, iv stomach. She | fourth—in short, they all biti bos Iii Ii -I; cr VU I Lur fin,rn ° j . teeuman ana L -g>rum j i\ tipR. for h shors til . I earl; ;iad a .jib do I I was a j thin". O re. ..A . .. 'ot fcUlGW her right, aud -Ab ! fie!;. tow ll 'ri fj all t ‘Now. pirrab,’ billowed the Hoc to the but boy, ‘what disorder do v lunches J smoke lur I'” MO in 1 o' her board' H ■ ii.. »Uis in;<*.!( iTifiT: oi.r tllir , la. John VZ JtsUUiarTi l bi vi c *.' ta u ar I f, MIMM. , Alas! al} the excuses were cxhau . te.aup... tier land on | cd, when the interrogated urchin r 'cmu.Kcu taut Heaven ting down Li, pipe uiter a faiR vs:i;fi. a:i*i locking gru\c’y in the Hoe RJI ■Mi w--- —* ... . ^ - * <- f> i ..IC lit i -i.Su a row —i-    ,    -■ I* ai c -ace, sa ai *u ^ y .UiOir v'^- tone, >ir; I stuckc fax. ;