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BV KEITH, SMITH & CO.
AV A LH ALL A, SOUTH CAROLINA THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 1877.
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VOLUME XII-NO. 29.
LIM ? H?H*imd?Ji?i
Two Views.
1
'Twixt springtime, beauty and autumu dows
i A burning summer must intcrvuno,
\ Tho morning flies and night pursues,
J But thcro'a alwoys a day of toil betweou.
1 'Twixt childhood's laughter ?nd age's tears
/ Lies manhood's summer of sweat and pain}
/ Tho dawn of youth nnd thc night of years
Aro cloft by tho struggles of huart or brain.
ll
'Twixt spriogtimo (lower and autumn fruit
A ripening summer must intorvono,
Tho moon may fly but tho bight's pursuit
Shall sweeten tho day that lies between.
'Twixt childhood's promise, and agc full blest
There lies tho length of a golden chalti,
Tho dawn of toil and thc night of rest
Aro linked by pleasures of heart and brain.
Congressional.
"WASHINGTON, Muy 25 -At tho expira
tion of tho morning hour, ou tho reucwnl
of Senator Bayard's motion tho Scnato
took up tho supervisors' bill, which pro
vides that supervisors of election shall bo
appointed by thc President, with tho cou
sent of tho Scnato, and shall hold oflico for
two years. Senator Bayard proposed to
chango tho date ou which tho terms of
supervisors now in office should cxpiio from
Moy 1st to July 1st. Ho also agreed to so
ninend thc bill as to recognize the Presi
dents right to appoint new supervisors
. during tho recess of tho Senate.
Sonntor Bayard explained thc hill, and
in reply lo questions una criticisms of Sena
tor Hoar, said il was not intended to affect
tho powors of supervisors in any Woy, hut to
regulato their teuurc of office. Many of
them had already held their; places sinoc
1871, and th ero was no provision for their
removal for cause. Their office, could bc
vacated only by death or resignation. Ho
thought this opposed to our practice of
government.
Senator Colliding spoko in opponifion to
tho bill and declared that it was one move
link in thc chnin of lcgislotion intended to
nullify tho laws guaranteeing freo elections.
Senator McDonald supported tho hill,
and said ho did not believe that Federal
interference with elections was beneficial or
oonstilulionul. Since, howovor, thc Demo
crats could not repeal tho election lawr. they
proposed to take tho tooth out of thc Federal
machinery cud render it ns harmless as
possible.
Senator Teller opposed tho hill and
referred to the lawlessness in various parts
of tho South ns proof that F?deral election
ofiiocrs wore needed.
While ho was speaking of I ho msc ol
tissue ballots in tho South, Senator Hamp
ton handed hit? .\ tiosuo ballot and asked
him to rend il.
Sonntor Toiler said that it purported fe
ho a Republican tisiiio ballot and he ibero
upon went into thc history of tho clectiot
in Charleston, assorting that thc Republi
cans used tissuo ballots in a legitimate
> manner lo prevent tho Democrats fron
distinguishing them from their own ttasut
ballots and throwing them out.
Sonator Hampton ?roinarkod that thc
present representative from that conni}
was clecied hy ten thousand majority
Senator Toiler hod said that Ihrco thousant
Democratic tissuo ballots were cast. Kt ct
allowing th TCO thousand, ho still had sever
thousand majority. In further remarks h<
said that Sor.r.tor Hoar had fallen into i
ndbtokc very common at tho Norih, tba
when colored people maleo up rt majority o
tho population thora must bo a Rep?blicai
majority. No grenier mistake could b
made. Ho ventured to ?ay Micro wer
tens of thousands of colored men in hi
own State who were ns earnest Democrat
as ho was. Ile believed ho could go int
his State and bo elect ed hy negro vote
alone. Tho negroes realized that, the;
were bolter off under Pcrooornlio rule thai
Republicans. Ho hod bee? beaten in th
canvass against Chamberlain by Mieir vote
nnd ho had told them ?hen tint, if the
wore in Massachusetts whom Chambcrlai
carno from they might bo no good citizen
ns nny ono, but unless they could fend nm
write they could not volo.
Senator Thurman moved to amend th
bill by providing that no person who hn
held or who now hold? thc office of super
visor of ?lections sholl bc rc-nppointci
Ho said ho knew somo supervisors of clcc
tion had boon bad men and he did net in
tend they should ever bc re-nppointcd.
Senator Hoar soid .that this bill was pn
of a sohoino to destroy tho liberties of M
pcoplo by a nortof dry rot. Tho govert
mont was not to bo overthrown 1
violence, but by tho corruption of tho ball
box.
Sonator Hampton said that Sonnt
Hoar might instruct Massachusetts in h
duty undor tho Constitution before ho coi
demned ether Slntep. That State disfia
ohised 186,000 mon uudor tho cduontior
qualification, yet sho kept her full, popu!
representation in Congress in violation
tho Constitution.
Au animated running debato followed,
whioh Senators Hampton, ISutlor, Tlonr n
Tcllor took tho principal part, and whi
turned upon tho' evidence iukon before t
Wollnco commitfeo and tho interprctati
of it in various ways.
A long, desultory, running debato v
then broughton hy tho assertion of Sena
Teller thot tho Democrats were afraid
discuss certain questions and daro not oj
their inouthn nb.iut thom.
Senator Voorhces rmollongod tho Repi
heans to nomo such questions, ind a shi
colloquy followed between Senator Voorlw
Colliding and Edmunds-tho two first
Senators attacking ono onothor's record
with 6omo bitterness. At G.10 P. M.,
witliout action on tho bill, tho Souato ad
journed.
I WASHINGTON, May 2G.-Senator Cor
don announced that he had resigned his
scot ns Scuator and bc moved that tho ap
poiutee bc sworn in. Tho credentials of
ex Governor Brown wcro read.
Senator .IWmunds remarked that they
were dated May 21st, and asked if the duto
of Senator Gordon's resignation was olli
eially known to tho Senate. It had boen
held by tho Senate on soroo former occa
sions that tho Governor of n Stato hus no
power under tho Constitution to appoint a
Senator until a vacancy actually exists. Of
cours?", everybody knew ho had no objection
to Governor Brown's being sworn in cxecp't
tho sorrow it pave him that his friend Gen.
Gordon was to go away, but he thought it
light to call tho attention of thc Sennto to
tho fact. It might, perhaps, bo better for
tho Senate to hold ns a matter of conven?,
ienco that the former decision was wrong,
and that n Governor might issue n commis
sion in anticipation of a vocaney.
Senator Gordon stated that his resigna
tion ante dated tho commission of his suo
ecesor by four or five days.
Senator Edmunds Baid that thc question
then ?rose that if a vacancy had actually
occurred on the 21st day of May, tho date
of tho commission, then by what consti
tutional or o'.her authority had his friend
Golden exercised thc faculties of a Scnatot
since that dale? That, would bu n pustzte,
but bc did not know that it would effect
tho present question.
Senator Hill, of Georgia,
thought it I iud nothing to do willi
tho present question, which was
simply whether Governor Brown
bo sworn in, and he moved thai
that he done. Governor Brown
was thereupon escorted to thc
desk, tho modified oath was ad
ministered by the President prc
tempore, and he took Iiis seat.
?Senator Cockrel, from thc
committee on claims, reported
favorably on thc allowance ol
certain claims repotted by thc
accounting officers o? tho Treasu
ry, known as the Fourth of Jul}
claims, and it was placed on th<
calendar.
On moi ion of Senator Eatoi
(ho pensions deficiency appropri
alien bill was taken up and Sena
tor Eaton moved an umenchnon
appropriating (??515,000 for tin
committeo expenses of tho Senate
After some dobato th-.", amend
mont was agreed to.
Senator Windoin ottered ai
amendment appropriating $000,
OOO (br the payment o? fees o
United States Marshals and thoi
deputies. K ejected by a par?;
vote-yetis nays WX
Tho amendments proposed lr
the Senate committeo on appro
pr?tions were agreed lo. Aire
ila; adoption of an nmondmen
appropriating for the cori
tinnanco of tho work of soMliiij
iiie claims of States on account c
swamp lands, tho bill was passet
At the expiration of the morn
ing hour tho Senate resumed tl:
consideration of the hill definin,
the terms of chief supervisors c
elections.
Senator Edmunds spoke ti
length in opposition io thc bil
which, ho said, was intende
to secure tho control ofc1c<
lion.-;.
Ho was followed by Senate
Rollins of New Hampshire, in
general attack upon thc record <
tho Democratic party. He quote
from the ?vidence of outrages i
ibo South and paid special attoj
lion to South Carolina, dcclarin
that the "Hamburg massacre
was an unprovoked and unjustil
able attack by Southern chivali
upon a parading negro rompan;
whose resentful comments, thout
not accompanied by violonc
served as a pretext tor a massae;
ofvthe wholo town.
On tho conclusion of Senat?
ROMns* remarks Senator Bull
said.WThe Senator from Ne
Hampshire has ransacked all (I
filthy, ?\irty records in Washingt.t
and ov?Vwhoro else for the pu
pose el Pronouncing a beuedi
tion upoA my State. I siinji
desire to Vy now that what j
has said is Vom the beginning
Ibo ond a contemptible cahim;
upon the ohaWtOr of South ?
rolina. 1 sltell take occas,
hcrealtcr to pV my respects
what the honorable Senator li
snicl? I will not delay tho Senate
now."
Senator Lamar said that he
also wished to reply to thc state
ments ^' Senator Rollins with
regard w Mississippi, but was
not well enough to do so to-day.
About an hour was then occu
pied in a discussion between
Senators Cameron, of Wisconsin,
Hampton, J hitler, Teller, McDo
nald, Kirkwood and others,
as to whether the honor of inven
ting and first using tissue ballots
in South Carolina belongs to the
Republican or Democratic party,
and as to tho manner and ctlcct
of their uso, as shown by thc tes
timony before the Teller (now
Wallace) committee. Alter a
good deal of further debate Sena
tor Thurman's amendment for
bidding the re-appointment, of
chief supervisors of election who
now hold or have held ofiicc, was
agreed to, and the bill was passed
by yeas *-?7, nays 14-a party vote.
The Senate then ad journed.
Wae tos of Liquor.
Substance of an Address Delivered in the
Second I^csbytcrinn Church, Knox
ville, Tennessee^ Sunday Night May 2d}
I8S0, by thc Pastor, lice-P. E. Sturyis.
T purpose <o address you to-night,
Christian Monds and fellow citizens, on tho
v.nsten produced by tho liquor trafiic in our
country, State, county and city. And if t
cnn present before you suoh facts and fig
ures as will stonie our people into a sens?:
of peril and responsibility, nud stir them op
to such action ns thc condition of thiny- j
demands I shall bo abundantly paid for na
time and pains.
I wish lo lay beforo you Minp.\
financial or economic nido of the suhji
side that affects every peroon in th in d
And by tho wastes of liquor I un iu tins
direct losses it causes to tho American
popio by wasting their substance, earnings,
lime, henlth nnd life.
Thcro aro legitimate uses for alcoholic
liquors, everybody admits, in medicine and
various nits and industrien, lint it is
slated on tho very best authority that !>ufii
oiont alcohol is illicitly distilled every year,
and on which no revenue is paid, to meet
all tito legitimate requirements of the
nation. So that wc may, without fear of
exaggeration, characterize thc entire amount
of intoxicating liquors known to cxUt in
our country OJ an out and out woa!e. It is
of no good w hal poe vcr, on the other band
a positivo injury, os it makes no ?quivalant
reiurn, only destroying tho mean? nnd
bodies nnd Hfo nud homes of tho pi opie;
and so lidding nothing to tito permanent
wealth of the nation, bein;; lifeless nud
harmful it comes under tho head of de*
druelivo industry and may bo ret down ns
a wholesale and criminal waste.
OTT. NATIO KA Ii WASTE.
Tn ?867, in theso United States, 51,000,.
000,000 were invested in tho liquor busi
ness, lu 1870 there were 24 1,715 licensed
and unlicensed reitiil drinking saloon.), anti
7,27C licensed wholesale liquor establish
ment, n total of 248,991 places whero
intoxicating liquors were sold.
Tho nniount of liquor consumed in this
oounlry in 1872 was 3o7,OOO,OOO galions;
it would fill n canal four feet deep, fourteen
feet wido nnd over 100 miles in length.
The 210,000 saloons formed into line would
make a street over a thousand miles in
length, 'ibo drinking millions in our
oounlry, fivo ub roast would make n col id
columnextending six ll? nd rod miles. The
drunkards live nbrenst would extend over
sixty miles. There oro one hundred and
forty funerals every day in our country
from victiuiij of strong drink, men gone
down lo drunkard's graves of whom CodV)
word says explicitly they ohnll not enter
into tho kingdom of heaven.
First under tho national wnnlo look nt tho
wholesale destruction of tho products of
the soil, whont, barley, oom, rye, etc.
Nearly, if not over, 50,000,000 bushels of
precious grain nnd fruit aro destroyed ovcry
year in thc manufacture of thc liquors an
nually consumed by our pcoplo. This vast
qunntily of ?rain, given to feed tho body
and prolong life, by tho lust nnd sin of man
converted into wholly innutritious nnd in
jurious drinks. Infinitely better wero it
for tho whole land if this entire amount
wero annually buried in tho Atlantic Oocun.
These nearly f>0,000,000 bushels of groin
would furnish over 000,000,000 four pound
loaves of brood, or seventy nino to every
family in tho lund. How can a nation ox
poot long to prosper, or with what faoo osk
an omniscient nnd righteous (Jod to givo
thom fruitful harvests nnd koop from thom
pestilence nnd fumino whon they oro do
voting tho sacrod products of heaven to
elements of destruction nud death. And
what wonder is it that thousands in the
lnnd nie half fed, and tho times become
depressed nnd peoplo clamor for bread! lt
is publicly eluted Hutt every year ut least
?H?O,000,000 worth of grain and fruit sro
destroyed in tho manufacture of the liquor
consumed by tho American people.
Next look nt tho enormous was! f
money directly spent for liqut . i
United States. Tho Am?nent
claiming to slund at tho bend <. . w
in civilization and publio ext , e sp.Mid
every year for intoxicating drinks over
$700,000)000. Tho assessed voluo of nil
tho real cstoto nud personal property in tho
United States is about $14,000,000,000;
c". e. at that estimate, our people drink down
ovcry 22 years tho entire valuo of the
country's wealth. Our annual drink bill
is 1 13th of tho oggregato war expenses of
North and South duiing tho loto *>trifo be
tween tho States, lt would pay off tho
uationol debt in less than three years. It
would ctlucato all the illiterate poisons iu
tho United States; pay all tho taxes, sup
port all tho paupers, run many of the great
est industries, and build churohes for nil tho
houseless religious societies iu tho laud,
with a vast surplus left over.
The total amount spent iu the United
Stat s every year for education is ?00,000,
OOO; for liquor 8700,000,000, cost of liquor
over education 8005,000,000.
Tho total amount spent to support tho
Gospel ovcry year ia ubout 848,000,000
cost of liquor over religion, 8050,000,000;
amount contributed per inhabitant for edu
cation, $2.00; for religion, 81.11; for liquor
per inhabitant, 817; eight timos as UlUOll
for liquor os for education, and fifteen times
os mach for liquor ns religion. Our pcoplo
speud nearly os much every year for liquor
os they do for food; in 1870 more-870.25
per family for food, aud ?81.04 per family
for liquor.
Next look at tho wasto of timo and in
dustry directly and indirectly oaused by
tho liquor trafiio. If tho 000,000 men
engaged in tho liquor business iu the
United States wore productively and profit
employed nt $500 n pieoo, it would nmouut
according to representation made before
our National Congress, to 8800,0U0,000
every year. Tho loss of at least half tho
time of 000,000 drunkards iu our country
would umount, nt 8500 each, to $150,000,
000. Tho lo-s of la' or of one dny a week
of 1,500,000 tippling persons would umouut
every year to 8140,000,000.
Then 800.000 public paupers, eousod by
liquor, in our country, with their 200,000
dependent children, cost tho ltepublic
8100,000,000 moro every year. Tho loss
nf time ?nd labor of about 10.000 insane
?i i-no , mai)o so annually hy strong drink,
would imount ?) about 85 000,000. Tim
. - of liiiii) und industry of idiots, made
II le II peru ncc, would amount to $15,
.?1)0,000 or 8'^0,000,000 every your.
( ( longrcMionttl statements.)
Dr. Willard Purker says "thal 10 per
cent, of thc deaths ot this country every
year nrc duo to alcohol, and that the aver
age agc of an intemperate porsou is about
half that of n temp?ralo person." Soys
Dr. Hargreaves, M. 1),, whoso statements
woro quoted before thc American Congress:
"We aro confident that sufficient evidence
can bo adduced to show that hut for tho
uto of intoxicating drinks the sick rate as
well aa tho death rate of our country would
bo reduced to not less than half what is is
to day." Says Dr. llatchcoel:, President
of tho Michigan Hoard of Health, "There
aro 08,000 persona constantly sick or in
valid in our country from liquor," and no
wonder, for science slates that alcohol is an
"acrid narcotic poison," aud in these
United States every year ou an overage
over live quarts of purest ulcohci in drinks
uro consumed by ovcry man, woman and
child in the notion, or ut that rato. Can
wo wonder at tho extraordinary eiok and
death rate when our people ure drinking
liquid poison? Nov; the money voluo ol
tlioso who die by premature death from
liquor-at least 150,(100 persons every yeni
-and of those who are sick and invalid
and disabled, and thc valuo of their sick
bill and tho value f tho time of those who
tiurso thorn, &o., &o., must run up inte
inoaloulablo millions of dollars-an ut toi
loss to tho nation. Then tho money value
;f tho time and industry of the pevhap
500,000 men, variously idle or employed
Ul over tho lund, tis ft direct consequence ol
;ho liquor traffic, jailors, detectives, police
men, watchorn, constables, jurymen, wit
nesses, olcnrks, Judges-two thirds o
vbotn aro necessitated hy intemperance
non diverted from productive works-and
ho money vnluc of the hundreds ol' officer;
md servants and nurses, etc., etc., ovci
ind in our State ?nd county institutions
io far as being obliged to bo so employee
>y liquor-would run up to scores of mil
ions of dollar.", more. And wc have, u
he very lowest, between two and Hire?
milton of men wanted ovcry year to lin
lotion by and in consequence of tho liquo
?ns! ness.
And now what it? thc appalling aggre
gate of our natural waste? Sl,000,000,OOC
niseinployed capital in tho country (ii
I80G) invested in tho horrible business
[ do not know what it is to day. l?etwoei
hirty and forty millions ot dollars sqnm
lered annually in grain; over 8700,000,001
ipont ovory year for strong drink dirool
[lundreds of millions of dollars of los
imo and labor, through men engaged ii
,ho business, or dtrootly and indirectly onv
?loycd outsido of productivo work in const
pioueo of it. And tho value of thc va
?ious building.'! of thc cntiro country, e
'or ott they oro obliged to exist, on accoun
>f liquor, penitentiaries, work housoi
ock ups, asylums, alms houses, privat
marital lo institutions, etc., together wit
b,o amazing sums directly taken from tl)
icoplc iii taxes to maintain and protei
moiety fruin the perils and itlSCOUrit
loused by this universally disturbing traill
uni in addition to this the. money value I
; bo people of nil? tho property, publie an
private, destroyed on tho land and on tl
. by tho habit of intemperance, and v
. obliued to tit M to the national was
'.i'i i by liquor, directly and indirect!
ii several thousand millions of dedin
)v>iry vear.
In the words of another: "The liqu
.rollie is marshalled against oivilizatio
liberty, justice, humanity, morality ai
I religion. It produces poverty, ignorance,
i crimes of every degree, idiocy, vice, iu
sanily, mildness, discaso and death.
Afc loist $2,000,000,000 cvciy yen-uro
lost to tho American people by this uni
versal und iniquitous institution. Will not
heaven's awful retribution descend ou tho
nu?un unless thoro is repcutauco und re
form '{
SSBIS A.vi> H?cscaai?s tiJ|??in ?ko
BS cor sai. Scrtasoa of RSi'oiAicr
Tal!Danajvc iuad (MllCR' Sub
ject*.
Belter bile than never, but it doo;' scotti
to mo Brother Tal mage h?s beru n long
lime finding out WO were a good pooplo
down herc. .Inficen years is about sufH
oient lorn scholar to learn about tho whole,
world and tho rest of mankind, Including
Asia and Africa and the juicos, hut we've
been living right hore almost in sight of
thc tabernacle. Brother Tulmogc has b*?on
over lo Europo and como back Stld ju.lt nov/
begins lo take Rome intorcst in us. I'm
glad of it. Ho is doing us justice, Duo
lime there was a mau who had n wild buy,
and ono cold night ho told him togo out to
Ibo wood pilo und bring in n hack log to
put on thc lire. Tho boy went, hut. hp
never carno huck in a hurry. Ho took
ship as a sailor and went oil over tim world
and was gone lift ecu years, but ho came
homo ono cold night, r.nd looking through
thc window Baw tho old man at prayers.
So ho hunted around tho wood pile and
sholudcred a big stick, ti nd when prayers
wcro over ho walked in, r.nd said ho,
"Daddy, hero's that back log you sent mc
ufter." Brother Tn'.mugo has brought in
tho book log nt last, but wo might hove;
fro/.cd to death scvornl timer, a waiting on
him. Our Northern brethren arc mien ly
slow scholars, livery year or so some ono
or two of 'ctn come down to moho n recog
nizance and they go back and t;iy we aro
nil right-great people-splendid people,
have been slandered awfully, and so forth,
und right straight wo hold up our ii
and weg our tails just like a dug when ho
gets a kind word from his muster. Mr.
Beecher come down, and Dr. Viiieoufc como
down, and (?enera! Grunt como down, and
General Sherman rod several ether;, aod
they go hack und say, "boys, ibero's no
harm in them fellers do WU South-thoy
aro all rightj" hut bless my sou!, nobody
believes'oin, and wo have got to enlighten
'cm ono at n time, just like we did Brother
Tolmngo, and it is going to tit I: c I wo. ct
three thousand jems to do i;.
Bro. Tn Imago math) tho bcjtfc ? ilk for
us that's boen mudo, ur' there's ' mic
comfort in it, though 1 don't seo as how it's
going to do uti any particular good, Wo
want our rights.
L'vo said it IK ! ore, aud I'm going to kc ?p
saying it, there ain't going to bo any ivil
pti'co until wo uro pu' tip on erpaiity with
'em In every respect. When nu ?dd ma:i
makes a will and outs out souio of tho
children, it ol ways breaks up tho perico
in that family, and though limy may com
promiso liko Bill Vanderbilt did with Neil
and his sisters, it. don't restore paterna)
harmony by no moons. Wo aro sorter like
the niggers in tho Atlout.i convention.
Wo want our shuvo of Unelo Sam's prop
erty. Tiicy eon'!, put us oft" v. Uh *i long
delayed pr.ii.H-. Mr, Tjlmego says thc
North hus not dene us justice. Well,
that's so, but wo want to know ''bout what
timo they will do it. Th? ro was a dukey in
tho oalnbooso and ho sont for Judge Un
derwood and fold bimwhathow.ivput.il]
there for, and tho. Judge said: "W oil, Jack,
they can't put j ou in hero for that. J!';
igoionf tho law." dat tso Mas John?"
mid Jae!:. '?I.t'n so, Jack," said thc
Fudge, ''they can't put you in herc foi
that." "But I i.i in hero now," Mys Jack.
11 Maa John, shove tu you're born, f. ?.i in
herc right nowi"
Somehow I can't help thinking of Ihoac
lort ol' Illings whether they lit up exactly o:
not. Oldman lut?m como to motho othci
lay and wanted to know when (!( ogres Wu
?oing to do anything for ibo colored mau
llo said he. had boon voting for'em ovoi
iinoo tho war und they hud promised lo d<
lumothing but they didn't ?lo nary thing
laid ho had dono give up tho mulo v.u.
10 neros ol' laud, but tho white (oiks wai
(Citing garden seed from Washington noil
hoy hadn't bent any lo him. 1 'old l.i ?
hat tho darkeys had just ns well quit e>:
lectiug anything moro than limy bad al
:eady got, for this was n while man's QOuntrj
ind them vhito Tulka up yonder was r
fooling of 'otu. I t^hl 1 im hov? they hat]
lone that darkey -it West Point and ml
idvisod him lo let politic) alono. Wh< n 1
i8kod him who he wanted for President, b<
mid some of 'cm was going to vote foi
Jenora! Grant and sumo for General Shoi
nflD. 1 thought llioro was somebody fool
ug thom niggers in Atlanta, making 'cn
lei?ovo it was old Tcoump that was n run
ling. Tho way tho Radical party fools tlx
lorkcys reminds me of old John Medlin
Ho won a sharp old shoe makor anti lovot
whiskey, and Ind moro ways of gelling ?
Irrira without paying for it iban anybody
Tobit's credit was gone and his promien wa
lot worth n ceni. There was a new grocer;
)pcnod in tho liltlo town, and so Join
meandered round, mid seeing thorne ginge
sakes on t li o shelf, ho priced 'om, omi snit
bo would tilka onOi Tho feller luid i
down on tho Counter und .lohn handled i
iwliile, and naked him how ho sold tv h ?ak OJ
"h'ivo OOlltS n drink'," sud ho. So doh
fished him to take back tho ginger ou ho nu
givo him sonic whiskey, which, ?f oe urtu
ho did, nod .lohn drunk it, and after a ve
mailc or two about tho woo thor, started ou
when tho follow reminded him ho buln
paid for thc liquor. John looked tit lill
like ho was astonished. "I givo you tl
ginger cal?a for tho whiskey/' said ho in
dignantly. "Hut you didn't pay for tho
ginger cake,''said tho follcr, "Why you'vo
got your ginger on he," said John, "there it
is on your shelf whci'O you put it," and ho
walked out, muttering something about a
fotd.
1 wonder when them Yankees will learn
any sonso nbont tho nigger, Don't they
know white folks aro not going lo mix with
'cm. Haven't they tried it in hotels and
railroads and churches. Didn't they posa
all .sorta ol laws to make us ?rix nod their
own peoplo were tho lirst to break 'om. ,
If they want to mako Wost Pointera and
inidshipmcu out. of 'cm, why don't limy
establish branches of business and keep "
'cm Rcpnrntc. Thai's tho way u*o do down
hero. Tho niggers don't go to school with
tho white fo'tjs. They don't want to and
wo wouldn't let 'om if they did. Mr.
! Beecher may preach about tho bombie out
! rago till doomsday, hut he or.Vt preach
social cqttulity willi tho liiggCi . nt West
Point nor any other point, ft'r. Beecher
!<in't. tho man to regulato society nohow.
I lo lives inn ginns house, flo may throw
i his stones around at hts own folks, but wc
! don't, want him to ho slinging Vin down
I hero. Thom Congressmen who ure making
! all that (uss about Whittaker don't caro a
cent about him. They aro just howling
fur volt"?--fooling tho niggor again. Poor
darkey: ho hasn't got but ono friend and
that's hi-, old master. Thirteen thousand
emigrantn lauded in New York last week,
and nil of 'em gone Wost--nary ono como
South-afraid of tho nigger-don't want
to mix with thom. Some ul 'em got, tired
of thti Mississippi swamps last year anti
tried to lind homes '.li-'Jic;: up, but found
nobody to give 'em welcome-nobody
standing nf tho gate with an timbrel-uo
phatou at tho depot - no reception com
mittee- no nothing; and fat what of 'em
tliat didn't perish to (louth como,book, and
1 reckon they will rtay, 1 don't oaro whether
they ? ) cv not. I've learned to chop my
Own wood and catch my owii hortic and
black my own boola, hut when there ia
ti darkey shout I make him do it, just to
keep him reminded that I'm tho boas of
tho j remises and tho color line ain't wiped
out vor, law or no law. Your ?,
Di I,h A UP.
Bloodshed in Court,
Kl Nf! DTR Ri:, May 20. -Tho most ex
citing and tragic sccuo that hus ever occur
r d a Court of IhixStato ff na-unacted
hoi i (>, >l>y. lt was i'i tho ease of tho
Slain Rgain.it W. W. Ward, iudictod lor
forgery.
Tit! loaders rf tho Newscant Courier
will remember lhat at tho Mareil tenn,
1870, tIter? wa;: tried nt'.iii.-; placo a caso
of I'oioolrtMUi'o ivhero Jamos Un rpo r was
tito plaintif? tad W. \V. Ward defendant.
Ward hold n receipt ol' IA ar pei's for 83,
.tOU in i aytnent ol a bond which llurpov
deni il v .i a genuino paper, ard whioh
Judge Mackey, sitting in equity, pro
nounced a forgery, and ordered that Word
he iudictod. Tho mimina! suit was begun
yoiiterdny mid concluded to day. James
limper waa lite prosecutor. When tho
jury rendered (heir verdict of guilty and
tho Judge ordered thoshciifl to take charge
of tho prisoner, Ward, who waa sitting in
:::!?:,' tho bar of thc court, and who waa
perfectly sob'jt'i deliberately arose from his
SCttt, thew his philo! and fired ut Harper
ono time and ono time at W. K. Lane, one
of bia wit'.iCFSca. Ifarpor escaped untouch
ed, hui Lune waa wounded in both hands.
As quick as poasiblo sovernl gcntloiucn
sprang un Ward at:;1, disarmed him nod he
..vas tnken vii to jail. When thc lirinj
cc c uired Harper nm. Limo were both insidt
tho bar, which waa crowded with tho law?
y.officers of tho Court and citizens, al
within a few paces of Ward. That ni
ono is killed ia miraculous. Ono of tin
balla buried iticli i'i tho wall of the house,
alni win:i b ..tame ol' thc other one has not
ycVbocu discovered. Croat consternation
and excitement prevailed in tho crowded
court room, and ono or two negroes
jumped out ol' thc Windows to tho ground,
n diaianoo of twenty fivo feet uninjured.
Judge Aldric, ordered a warrant to bi
issn d uga i nat Ward for assault and haltet)
with intent to kill. Tho judge baa not yet
pissed sentence on Ward. Tho forgery
ease lie..; exoitod great interest, mid was
r;l.!y conducted by Richard Dosier, l?pq,,
for thc prosecution, nm! by Messrs. Barron
and Itamb: no for tho defence. Tho jtiv\
Wita au intelligent cue, composed of tot
white urn, and two negroes.
One of tho daughters of Bri'hnm Younf
who wis lately expelled from tho M orme
0burch for suing some of tho rascali
brethren who attempted to rob her, win
)nfronted to return lo |!<of dd, replie
;<My father, prophet though y m ca'l hi
broke, many a woman's heart. If it v
required of ino to break na many houris o
ruin ns many women na my father did
dion ld go to perdition before I would
bael: into tho Church. A religion whi
breaks wontoit'a bentis and ruins them ia
Llic devil. That's what Mormonism do
Don't tttlk tome ol my father"'
Amir.vn.u:, May L'.i.-This morning
0 o'clock, Miss Ul i'm Glus?, ol' Cokosbv
Was fatally humed, lillgcfctl some boil".
agony mid died. A lamp on a cot
StOVO exploded lind sot fifo IO her l
Sho rushed 10 tho room of her mo
Mrs. J. W, Gins?; und her mother
older ?-.ialcr, Misa Julia, worn serb
burned in Irjing to extinguish tho ih
Thc unfortunate victim waa about 20
of ego. Mts. Class ia well knowi.
it u hov fdr tunny yca?fl'?n Cnkcsbu ry
malo College.
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