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THE PICKENS SENTINEL
DEVOTED TO POLITICS, MORALITY, EDUCATION AND TO THE GENERAL INTEREST OP TIIE COUNTRY "==
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YOU V. PICKENS, S. C., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1875. NO ift1
w Stonewall Jacksons's StatueRichmond,
Va., Oct 2G.?This clay
has been mado memorable in tlio annftle
of Richmond and lent addition
ill lustre to tho proud name of V irgin
la by the tribute of its people to tho
momory of its gallant warrior, patriot
and Christain soldier, Gen. T. J>
(Stonewall) Jackson, on the occasion
of tlio; formal inauguration of tho
statue by Foloy, presented to Virginia
by a number of English gentlemen
Tho imj oeing pageant and interest*
ing coremonics combined to mako tho
grandest demonstration ovor witnec*
sod in this city. Tho attraction of
tyo State fair and this extraordinary
event has brought together peoplo
from everv direction within tho hmv
dors of tho State, as well as from
sympathizing communities byond
ThiB fact was ovidoncod on all sides
by tho crowded condition of the
streets, tho holiday appearance of the
city, tho many thousands of spectators
along tho lino of march and the
gi:n?iui uiiimmiubiii 11)<iL prevailed.
Decorations of every description wore
to bo 6eeti in every direction, embracing
evergreens in overy conceivable
ohapo, festooninga of the nation
al colors, appropriate inscriptions,
banners and flags ot many nations?
the Federal and English colors pro
dominating. At an early hour the
principal streets began to present an
t^iiiiuuiuu hiicu, lII(3 crowcm
augmenting steadily until tho procession
moved, by which time the
sidewalks along the route of march
w re crowded with surging masses
and every available j-lace where a
view coniu bo had filled with eager
Sj ectatois. The procession occupied
cine hour and a hal fin passing a given
point, movinsr rannllv. and was com
poeed of all tlio city military?infantry
and artillery ? and many visiting
c mpaniee, including membcis of the
famous Stonewall brigade, and ficv?r
al civic societies, besides a lung
cortege ot carriages and other \ciiiclee
containing many distinguished in
dividuals. Gon. Joseph K. Johnstoi
was chicf marshal, and Gen. llarry
lleth, his principal assistant. The
colorod organizations decided not u>
turn out. Tho procession was massed
in the vicinity of tho veiled statne.
Alter prayer by Bishop Daggett,
Governor Kemper made an intro
dnctory address, in which bespoke in
moat feeling terms of the occasion
and in oulogy of Jackson. In one of
bis references to this tiibnto to tho
memory of a great man, he said :
"Let it endnro as a perpetual expression
of that world wido sympathy
with true greatness which prompted
nrthlf\nr?if> fi*iitn Hultnin ?
w uov .1 v/.?? v^?VC?V J'likUIIl 11#
# . .
Virginia, and lot its preservation at*
^est tbe gratitude of the commonwealth
to tlieao great hearted gentlemen
of England, who originated and
procured it as a tribute to the mem
ory of her eon." lie concluded by
introducing Rev. Mr. AI. D Hugo, of
A! . fi i ?"
cue iTcsoyionan Ohnrch, a9 the or$tor
of tho day. Dr. Ilogo, after on
eloquent exordium, in which lie alludod
to tho hallowed momorics Buggested
by tho occasion and tho inspir
ing Bceno before him, discusBcd what
he considered tho three elements ol
tlio secret of Jackson's power and in*
fluonco: First, in tho fact that ho
was tho incarnation of those horoic
qualities which fit their possessor to
lead and command grand armies;
tocond, his was tho greatness which
comes without being sought for its
own sake?the unconscious <yi*antimaa
v..Vuvaw
which results from self eacrufico and
fcUprome devotion to duty ; third, tlio
purity and elevotion of his character
aa a servant ot tho Most High GodAs
tho la?t words of tho orator died
ftway^the veiling of the monument
was withdrawn, and timid tlio thundering
cheers of tho multitude, the
firing of musketry and booming of
cannon, the bronzo iigura of Jackson
greeted the guzo ol tho assembled
thousands. At this point, Gen. Pago
of Norfolk, introduced to tho crowd
Gon. Jackson's only child, a little
girl of 13, who waj received with
deafening and continued cheers. Tho
ceremonies wore concluded by the
singing of Luther's grand anthem,
"A castio of strength ia our Lord,"
by tho Gesang Vcrcin of Virginia?
T>:~i 1 Til -it ?
n uiu xviuijiiiuiKi irmuuirmonic iissos
ciutiou and oilier amateur singors,
numbering nearly 150 mnlo voices,
accompanied by tho combined bands
that were in procession. Tim city to
night is brilliantly illuminated, and
a gorgeous display of fireworks is in
nritnrpnoa !?\ nn*\I?rwl 01 ~
j/i v^l voo Ml liui k)l|iuu y.
Tho Solomon Bank Case.
In tlio Court of Common Ploaso, to
day, Attorney Ucnoral Melton applicd
for and obtained tlio following
order:
Richland County?In tlio Court of
Comon Plcaso. The State of South
Carolina plaintiff, against tho South
Carolina Bank and Trust Compan}',
and Ilardy Solomon, dofondants.
On hearing tho report of Thomas
C. Dunn, Enq., rocoivor of tho property
and effccts of tho South Carolina
Bank and Trust Company, and on
motion of Messrs. Molton, Chamber^
lain and Wingato, attorneys for ro
tuiyui, iu to uruuruu; i. mat tlio report
bo filed, approved and confirmed;
and it is further ordorcd. 2. That
tho said Thomrs C. Dunn, as such
roccivor, bo and is hereby authorized
and directed to commenco and proses
euto audi actions as may bo deemed
DecoBPary, and in such form as counsel
may adviso, to enforco payment of
tlio chosos in action in tho possession
of tlio said rccoivcr, anil include in
Kxh'.bit "A," filed with tlio said ro?
port; and that such actions bo brought
and prosecuted in the nnmo of tho
said, "Tho South Chrolinn Jianlc and
trust company," as plaintiffs; and it is
fuvlhor otdcrcd, that tho said Thomas
C. Dunn, as such receiver, bo and lio
i.s lioreb}' authorized and directed to
commcncc and prosocuto in the court
ol common picas for Iticliland county
aforesaid, and m such form as counsel
nia}' advise, ono or moro actions
against tho said Hardy Solomon; to
reeiovor tho amount of inonov linlnnfr
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ing to tho Haiil "The South Carolina
bunk and trust Company," alleged to
havo boon illogally paid to and appropriated
by tho said Hardy Solomon
in the purchase and rctiromont of tho
Htock of tho said corporation, as eot
forth in tho Baid report; and tho
amount of mnno.v linlnnrrirw# <<-? ?l.?
J
said corporation allegod to havo boen
illegally paid out by tho sa.id Hardy
Solomon whilst acting as president of
tho said corporation and charged to
tho account of "loginJativo cxponsos,"
as stated in tho said roport; and that
fulfill nnt.inn nr nntifina Im hvnuwKf ?n
...
tho name of tlio said, tiio South Ca^
rolina hank and trust company; and
tlio said Thomas C. Dunn as such rorccoivor;
and it isiurthor ordorcd that
tho said Thomas C. Dunn ns such ro*<
fioivcr; havo loavo tf? nnnlv tn f 1>r*
- - / ' -"1*1 'J ww w"v
court, in torm or at chambers, from
tiino to time, for such further orders
and directions as ho may be advinod
two necossmxy ana proper in tho promises.
II. B. Carpenter.
October 23, 1875.
San Francisco, Oct. 25.?A despatch
from Virginia City says tho
California Mill was totally dostroyod
ti>/> r?.,l .. 1 < > -
JJ III VI. 1 IIU vyjMiu HUl Ktt ilim L11U
Bank of California buildings aro also
burned. Tho whole business portion
of tho town hag boon destroyed. Tho
Catcholic Church is now burning.
jjatkr.? .mo Virginia Uity tiro is
now under crotrol. Tho flro linn ap~
parontly burnt ilsolf out. All tho oity
North of South stroot is dofitroyod.?
Tho burnt ncction includos tho principal
buninoss part of tho placo.?
Tompornry tolograpli oOicoB aro being
provided. Tlio firo doBtroyod sovon
blocks.
.
Good news for tlio inflationists:?
Tlio Golden u\go haci disappeared in
i tbo Nation,
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A Little Masonic Episode.
In the year of our Lord 18G5, it bo
canio tho good tortuno of tho writer
to sottio down in tho beautiful city of
New Berne, alter having received an
honorable discharge from tho United
States Army. In tho month of Juno
wliilo engaged in tho multifarious
duties of editing and publishing the
Now Borne Daily Times, ho was pas
sing through Craven Streot, when
his attention was attracted by a tap
ping on tho window of a jewelry
store. Wo passed in and found a
bummer of Sherman's army trying
to put a set of silver Lodgo jewels
into our friend Charley. Wo Btarlod
for tho door to call a guard lor the
purpose of arresting tho bummer, but
tho fellow mistrusting ovr object,
picked up tho jewels and bflgan to
skedaddle with his booty. Wo found
that that game wouldn't work, and so
wo invited him into tho back room,
where we made a bargain with him,
and for the sum of $25, became the
possessor ot a beautiful set of Lodgo
jewels. Wo immediately advertised
tho Grand Lodge of North Carolina,
Hrwl liw iMiKlin firl t lev.*-. J? ?? ?
is J |/uv/?iv ?u*\;iudi;iiiv;ih iii uiu
Daily Times, tho public, of our treasure.
Soon every paper in North and
South Carolina copied our advertisement.
Letters by tho pouchful bos
gau to arrive, describing thoso jewels.
Wo received some thirty letters from
as many different Lodges who had
lost similar articles.
i ui ?tio</ uiiu Utlliu ii'Uiil \JU1. d SiniCS
II. Hion, of Winneboro, S. G., dc?
scribing thorn to our satisfaction.
We packod them up, gavo them in
charge of tlio Southeen Express
Cuiiipaiiy v. lio kindly ui.dci'ti o!c their
charge IVoo ot expe- se, and away
they went on their journey home.
In the ;r.Cftn timo we sickened, and
sought for health in New Jersey. In
tlio winter of 1SG(>% wo ri-eeivcd a letter
from Col Kiou, which hud boon
fni'U'Qi'/lo/l t/\ *1.^4. ii -
? mi uvu \\s no) Dialing inui UJO JCW
ela vroro not hi6, but tlmt they belonged
to Flint Ilill Lodge, had bee>1
indentified, but tho Lodgo hud not
money to redeem then). Wo wrote
him to the efl'ect that they did not
belong to us, but gavo then) to tho
L'<dge, and place tho debt to tho
credit of Masonry.
Time rolled on. In Nov. 1SG9
bro. ltion wrote to our worthy sue*
ccssor in Now Berno, (Col. Geo< W.
Nason, Jr.,) having mislaid onr letter
tlmt the money was ready for usThis
letter was received by a clerk of
our succoasor during his absence, and
filorl flivnv u'lini^n it- A .
* ?' ?;) ""V.u i? 1 voiuu utll.lt /lllg.
1875, when onr successor, in looking
ovor his okl loiters, found it, and
mailed it to ua from Rixford, Florida.
Wo received tho old letter about the
I j .11 _ r trt ? ? t * * ,,T
miuuio 01 oejneinuer last. ayo im-?
mediately notified bro. Iiion, and six
days from tlio receipt of bis lettor,
(which had been nix years in reaching
hp,) we received a check upon
New York, which was duly honors
od.
It was but n sinftll matter of itself,
but tho curious circumstanccs which
seomod to attend our efforts to placo
I tlieso jewels in tho hands of their
lawful owners, and tho iidolity of our
southern brothor, Ool. James LI. Ition
in nobly seconding our eflbrts, havo
indelibly stampod that transaction
upon our minds. It proved a pleasant
duty to us. In our intercourse
with southern masons, wo have ovor
found them honorable and upright,
scorning little things, and endeavor.
ing to live up to their masonic pro.
fession. Though many of tliOBO with
whom wo exchanged the mu6oi)B salutation,
have passed over tho river,
yot their memory is gicon in our
hoiirta.? Now inraiiu fVnfin"
tl list n? soon us ono oi' thoso St.
Louis editors owned up that lio meant
to Blioot over, tho othof acknowledged
that ho fired at ft stump.?Detroit
Free l'reea.
The Last of a Desperado.
The complications surrounding tlio
Pocahontas mine, situated at Ilosita,
not far from Canon City, have finally
resulted in a fierce and fatal COnfilP.f'
liv irliiflli 1 '
) wJ It iiivu viiu 111vj Ullb UOCll Bflciificod,
if not more. The man killed
was the notorious Major Graham,
who was ho well known in Denver
aa one of the most dangerous of dars
ing desperadoes. The Major was a
native of Now York, and in the early
part of the war becamo a conspicu^
ous partisan commandor of tlie
Union forcoain North Carolina. II?
was a perfect athlete, a splendid horso
tnan, an accurate shot, and as daring
and unscrupulous as any man whoever
drew a8ubro. For his services he
waa appointed, at tlio close of the
war, a lirst Lieutenant in the regu-<
lar army, and assigned to duty in the
west. By the scrvicca ho rendered
against the Indians, aided by more
or less political influonces, Lieut.
Qrahatn soon became a full blown
Major, and aesuch bccamo a special
favorito at Fort Leavenworth and in
tho city of that natnc. While at this
post he paid liis addrossos to 0110 of
tho most attractive ladica of Leavenworth,
and it was only by an accident
that tho marriage was not comsummated.
I TllO nifflit nrfivinna fr? ?1<"
I - - ? "II
which tho coromony was to t-ike
placo tlie commanding officer at Fort
Lcavenwoith received direct instructions
from tho War Department to
place Major Graham in irons, and
keep him in solitary confinement till
further orders. Although the order
created an immense sururiso nt tl.n
fort, it was literally obeyed, and
Major Graham ffiund himself in a
felon's cell, instead of occupying, as'
he had hoped, a bridal couch. A
court martial, bowover, subsequently
explained what seemed at tho time
to bo inexplicable. Tho evidence
beforo the conrt established the fact
that Major Graham while wearing the
i honorable uniform of aTJnifr.rl Sulfas
oflicor, had been tho socret head of a
band of horse thieves in Kansas; had
also, while in Utah, been in league
with tho lowest elass of gamblers and
thieves; and that ho had systematically
stolen and sold horses from tho
stables of tho Government. The
court martial sentenced thn Miiim
bo dishonorably dismissed from tho
servieo, to bo debarred from ever
holding any oflieo of honor jr trust
under the Government, and to servo
a term of ten years in a military
prison. Through some unknown in^
flucnce this sentence was endorsed
only so far as it related to the dismissal
of tho Major from tho ser*
vieo.
As soon ns lie was in possession of
a qualified freedom, tlio Maj >v started
fur Denver, and liore became, as
of yoro, the associate of evil and
dangerous classes. His lirst attempt
at public robbery was made on payj
master Brooks, at River Bond. For
I this oft'once ho was tried and sons
touced to two years in tho ponitentiary.
15oforo hia term expired ho
organized an escapo, which proved
partially successful. Wo say partial
because ho and his associates made
good their escapo, but they wero all
subsequently capturod, ono of thorn
being killoci, and tho Major himseli
Bovorcly wounded. LIo served out
tho rest of his term, and when released
went to ltosita, probably horo
that ho arranged, with others, the
jumping of the Pocahontas mine.?
Tho "jumpers" kept possession until
1 -/* ? - y 1
uuy oeioro ycncruay, when all tho
minora in tho neighborhood rcsolvod
on clcnrtng tho mi no of its fraud iK
lent possessors. How this was done
tho dispatches tell. Tho Major was
i caught on his way to Roaita. On
boing baited lio turned to run, but
fell dead in his tracks, plorced by
somo twenty tive balls. Graham's
partner, a man named Uoyd, waaar*
rested shortly afterward, and is likely
hung befpre this. Tlio rost of the
"jumpers" haro been arrestod, but
as to what disposition will bo inado
4.1 ?
ui uioiii wo navo as yet no means of
knowing.?Denver )Col.) Tribune.
An Outraob in Hamburg.?Wo
learn that last Thursday night a farmer
named Terry, fiom Edgefield
County, S. C., who had camped near
Hamburg, wandered into the villngo.
lie was set upon by a negro named
Aiiaway, wti > is (Jotinty Commissioner
and Warden, and a r.e^ro po?
iiceman. The two soon divested
Terry of all his money, thirty five
dollars, two pairs of ppoctacles and
other property. Tlioy then led him
down to the rivor bank and told him
if ho mado any outcry they would
pitch him in. A negro from Angus
in ciunu up auout tins time and recognized
tlio two Hamburg darkeys.
Tlio lattor drow tlieir pistols and fired
at tho Augusta man, who lied. Jlo
1> '
..uiiv uu<iiv iu uamuurg yes'erday
morning and met Terry, to whom ho
disclosed tho names of his two capturcrsot
tho night previous. Terry
immediately took out a warrant for
tho two before Louis Schiller, Trial
Justico. After a preliminary examination
they were bound over for trial
at the next term of tho Supromo
Court.? Augusta Chronicle & Sentinel.
Tho Ilonrv flrkimiw T .??/!/?/*?
-U-, - T J vyvy i?ii \j j XJUU^Ui UD1\D<
"Is not the Radical law makers endeavoring
to engraft upon the national
statues a law to pay the roistering
frolicking Grant oo cnlled President
$50,000 per annum, who shows
I more fav?r to his horses and dogs
timn to peoplo nrul tho Irusts they
! have committed to him ?" Now,
thoro are divcra national statues
There is the statue of Washington, of
Jackson, of Scott, of Lincoln and
mahy other noted Amoricans. Does
tho Ledger mean to say that "the
Radical law niakora is endeavoring
? ?. <*.? ?i- - i
iw ougi uiv uuuii a uiw upon oacii and
?]] of these statues? Wo imagine*
that prflUy Viunie Ream will object
to having her S&Vtuo of"tho late la?
niented" uisfigurod UJ' having any
auch engrafting done upon it. ^Wo
1 w 11 \r? tlin T I ' - -
>.v|.v i/.jvj o liupi UBOIOU IB er?
renous concerning this matter.
Kkmkdy fok Dipthkkia.?A lady
who has had considurablo experience
in treating dipthoiia recommends the
following recoipe, which ehesays has
never been known to fail to ellect a
complete cure, even in the most ma
lignant cases : Take as much of the
bark ot alder root as can bo grasped
between tho forefinger and thumb,
same quantity of dogwood and pers
simnion root bark, and ono ounco alum.
Boil down in a pint of strong
t-x i.^ir ?:..i T> r?
villain iu Jiuii pi (lb. JJUIUl'O COOlUlg
add tLrco tablespoon! .Is cold water.
Swcoton with honey. Use as a gargle.
A gentleman in Washington on fa
miliar tonus with the President, in
tho course of a conversation the other
day said : "Mark my words, (Jen.
r\..? l ...21. t ? - 1
uittui win, i)y bouju means or oilier,
bol'oro tho ond of next spring, bo bo
foro tbo country as a Presidential
candidate 011 a hard money and non
eccrotarian 6cbool platform, and t'no
Republican convention will be compelled
to take him up."
Savino Seed Cokn.?In gathoring
corn, tnlco such oars only as aro finest
from tho most prolific stalks. Novor
take from a stalk having but ono oar,
if largo and thrifty Btnlkn can ho found
with two or moro good Bizod oars.?
Generally but ono of thorn in fit for
Hood, and that ussually tho Bocond
from tlio ground; but if tho lowost is
l.ho tnkn l.hftf. Alwnva il.?
J .... ' "J " UI1U J
cars thftt arc fillod out to tho ond, and
that run boyond tlio husk, if such can
ho found. When you como to plant,
boioro shelling, break ovory oar, and
hoo if tho pith of tho cob is dried up,
(or, if it is not, tho corn ia not ripo.
? ' ^ f JL V?
Desperate Fight with d DoorYesterday
afternoon three youog
women, residing near tho big brink
twr.l !? * ?- ^ - -
!>??., <ii uuvuviB ivwimiii}), x~a., darted
to go berry mg. They were obliged
to cross tho ])ond to reach the wood9.
Before outer tog tho boat they
something hi tho distance ewimmiDfc
in tho water. Thinking it Was a dog
they paid no further attention to it#
but started on their way across llie
pond, which is abnit two milcawide.
After rowing lor several hundred
yards the girl who was piloting the
boat saw that what they first thought
to be a dog swimming to the water
was a buck, which was coming di*
rcctly toward I hum. Having a
clumsy ::air of oars it was some time
before FHe bout could bo turned, aud
then the deer had reached to withiu
a few yards of (hem. The girls be-came
greatly terrified, for the deer
was faBt gaining on them, and from
the way it snorted and plunged they
woro satisfied it meant mischief.?
While the one rowed, with all thci*
might the othor two paddled, thus
somewhat increasing their speed} but
tho deer was slowly gaining on ttidtaj
and, knowing they could not reach
tho shore before being overtaken
they ceased rowing to prepare for
the inevitable buttle. \Vhon tho deer,
snorting and plunging, had reached
tn u'illiin n (nm '""t >' ?I.~ !l
.? > >>1111 ? 1UII lU'JV ui llIU UU1U, lb
stopped for a moment. Then it made
a sudden plunge, and as its bead
struck the Bide of tbc boat tho brave
girls brought down their raised pad*
dies upon it with such lorco as to
drive it under water. The girls
again raiaed their only weapons, and
as tho head rose to tho surface they
again brought their paddles to bear
upon it v\iih the same roBult.
\vi.An ii,? a?f-- i ' ?
,< ubu iuu ucvii ri^inu rtwaeu irum
tho wafer it seoincd tc realize (bat
this was to be tho death struggle, aud
his eyes gleamed like balls of fire. It
made a lung and throw its fore feet
over tho side of the boat, near the
oar locks. This noarly capsized tho
clumsy craft and threw Mnggiu Jordan
the eldest of th? tliroo intr?
water; but as 6he fell elio caught the
odgo of the boat, and was hauled in
by one of her companions. Then
tho heroine at tho oars, as ahe felt
the animal's breath in her face, raised
a paddle and struck for her life,and,
as tho blow fell acrojjg the dew'*
l l .1 i l * - ? " 'a- *
neau, ino uiooa siaitea rrom u? noB*
trim and it Bank back helpless and
sociningly dead, but roally onlystunned.
The girls thou started for
tlio shore, leaving the deer struggling,
between lile and death, in tbo
water.
Reaching tlio shore, one ot the
iiirls ran to n small loir r.jiltin nn**
- " D J
oigth of a mile distant, in which lived
n family by the name of Borger, and
told what had occurred. Mr. Berger
seized his rifle and wont to the
poiul, where he fo. nd tho wounded
doer yet struggling in tho water, a
icw rous irom tno shore. Ho rowed
out to it and, seizing it by tho antlers,
cut its throat, and then towed its
body to the shore. Tho deer was tho
largest ever killed in tho noigbbors
hood, weighing two hundred and
twenty seven pounds.?N. Y. Sun.
It was at tho house of a well known
doctor of divinity, and tho littlo toddlinir
trirl. who did not lilrn tn cn? !%??
aunt trim a lighted kerosone lamp,
had cojno honestly by a somewhat
modified theory ot predestination.
uTako care! take carol or wo'll net.
Mowed up 111 tlio sky," and tlien God'lj
say/'Girls what arc you in such a
hurry for?"
The (Location of labor vh. capital
can bo studied to ad v ant ago in Do*
J ??rv! t T>' ? - ? * *
huh. j>u)? uuy ii ion cent (log aua
make him draw them up and dowu
moro than fifty dollars worth.
Our dovil Hiiys ho likos to work
niter hours, because it ia past-time.

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