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THE PEOPLE' JORNAL.
T. C. ROBINSON, EDITo.
PUBLISHED EVERY THURDAY.
Subscription One Dollar a Year
Eitered tit 1ost Otlice at Pickens as
- - IllEFOlY CONVITION.
The Pickens Reform Convention
met inl the court, house Monday,
it 10, o'clock, a. m. T. 0. Robin
soil called the convention, 1111d
was elected temporary chairman
of the Convention, and John T.
Boggs was elected temporary Sec
retary. Oil motion the chair ap
pointed W. T. Bowen, A. W. Fol
ger and W. A. Hamilton a com
mittee on credentials and thu
8ame1V commllliittee was authorized by
the convention to tabulatte tilt
vote for Governor and Lieutenani
Governor. The committee report
ed thirty-eight delegates presoni
and four absent. The tem.
porary organization was-made per
manhelint, and W. T. Bowen wa
elected Vice President.
The Secretary was elect(Il to te
also as treasti er. The commit e1
reported the vote to he or Gov
ormr as I'olows i lerhu-, 220
Ia.... 1 . . , en. lo-i ee4
.AL. 3)1 rit 1 11 i10 *l1tt. tilt'n .h1'h
C. T. Matnofrdthe follow
ing r'sohiluil. which was voted
(1wn, 11a ecsiderablediscus
Resolve(l, by tle Pickonls Counl
ty R)"efor1li Conveitioni, That the
rest of the State offices should be
elected by the geleraIl primary.
and not hv tho State lb fu , iorm Con
W. T. FielIs olerd the, fillowv
.I 11and it was adopted.
losolve(1, thalt the dlolega tes bo
instructed to vote for the noniina
tion of i full State ticket, includ
iug Railroaad llIllissionIrs.
IT the llwig w. r let Fla:
itors fior the Rieform ilices o . vo'Pa
T.hic hl \\'.tnu Aug. llamit ..al. I
Augur. N 2R. Linery,'.ugustnT.
Sigg Mi' J.T.ch, Augusth2v.
Cl'NTYi CA 11 Aug;s 2ot.:gg
'Thle following are paignte tooat
blo Molnttain, A ueusui:llan ; giseyh
canidithites ani opportunity of pro
Henltinig their clainms for eloction,
'lhOre are only fivm nieetinigs and
the agolgy will soon be over. Be
p~at ient with tl.lO candidtost as they
are willinlg to servoe you to the bost
of their ability, and will he very
lealsant and kind to the voters.
not forgotinig even tho good ladict
aind pretty childtren.
Tphoro will b)e no excitement aino
all thle voters and their familiet
are exp)ected to he presont, for ti<
candidlatos will bo on1 their besi
behavior, and will endoavor to oni
tertain the auldiences with souin'
doctrine andl brilliant oratory.
There was a delightful gathoring
of .the Sunday school. workers arnl
scholars at Six Mile last Saturday
and of course a few .candidatol
wvent up with the children of ol
Six Mile, Prators, Camp Crook
and Shoal Creek schools were p)re.
sent, with their respective badges
and banners, and made the hearts
of all glad to see the improvemett
and progress of Sunday school
*vork in those sections. The offi
cers and toachors deserve credit
for the interest, they have aroused
in the advaucemnent and promo
tion of the Sunday school cause.
The invited speakers not appear
-ing T. 0. Robinson, B3. J. Johnston
anid Rev. J. L. ' tullinax were presh
o' r d made the best
ime and oppor
ha) ~ em an at
good dinner, candidates and all.
We wore assigned to the Garrett's
and Boldings, and were hospitably
entertained with the bost of the
In another place is published
the proceedings of the third meet
ing of the Reform Executive comn
mittee, which met in Columbia on
the ith instant. Chairman Sligh
was severely criticised by some for
calling the committee just at the
close of the campaign. It was inl
fact uunecessary and liable to do
the Reform movement great dam
age, had the other members been
timid or disposed to let their pre
ferences for caudi(lates influ.
enced their action. In justice t(
Mr. Sligh we will state that he
has always been in favor of the
Colleton plan and voted to sus
tain the action of the comimittee
of the two prev ious m(et ings. A f
ter heairiig reports from all tin
coutie l the comlittee wis more
conviled th ani ever of the unwise
an da(1n1iigeriolls course, pillrsiel b v
limid Reformerx ini yie'ldin g t
Ohe clamorol and)( alluring promlises
(if the ant tis.
Somei ovEl suspect tha1t a )!ot to
wreck the Roform movoeent. was inl
8 and tha) t the d1(1omnid for
!t, 1rillary was a stejp inl that.
.onl. To all loyal Reformors
i )uIzzlO, how anly Reform
ild desiro to call ill th con.
vos to settle matters among
ors, especially at ai tilme,
when all the candidates had ei ther
par-ticipltted ill or hm(a conient(l
to the Colloton 1)11111, an11d the ro
sulit of tlie ca1impaign was adoptod.
The oxlerience of the last. two
weeks shuoul( teach the 11(peo)pl to
take moro interest in plblic mat
tersx an(d w,'atch closely the politi
ias in the movemont and the
politiclals not ill it.
Tio anitis, who havo practiced
alicis and and convelition moth
>(1 from timo immemorial, are
ihe lest peoplo inl the world to take
)Xceptioln to the Colloton plan or
lly other1 phill, which the Reform
'rs may a(lopt to put out a stato
Ict. If they (o not like the Re
Formoers way of doing business, lot
110111 set thom an oxample. They
wouild not join the clubs and they
wouli d not have voted in the pr'i
malirios, had the ReformolIrs boonl so
foolish, as to have yielded to their
murmoerings and1 to the troachery
of amnbitious Reformers.
The Keowee Courier has this te
say of the newv Teacher of 01m
High School: "Prof. Marshal S.
Stribl ing was in W~alallai n on.
(lay. He lIha recently heeni ele(ctei
Prinicpal of the Pickens High
School, and will reside at Pickom
Court House next yearn. Prof
Striling has many friends ii
Oconee, his native county, who re
joice to learnh of his success ax ai
educator. Hie gr'adulat'd fron
Adger College in 1881 , during the
pahuiy dalys of that. institution
with the highest. hionoErs of i
class. Since graduation he hai:
taught most of' tile timae, aind sue
cess at tends(1 him i l wer'ev er lhe ges
A close1 and dti li get stuident , hi
has miastered thle detailIs of hi
professin and1 kniowx how to imi
hie is a culIture'd Christ ian gentle
man11, wyho( stands(1 high in the esti
mnation~ of those who know himi
Pickens is fortunate ill secuini
his services in her High Schools
also in ibeinig able t~o number hi
excel lent fami ly among her citi
zensh11ip. We predict for thle Pick,
ens 11igh School, under01 the gu id
ing hand of Prof. M. S. St ribling
as Principal, a year of thorough
and1( satisf'actory wiork in the school
T1here closedl at Secona last Sun
(day one of thme most glorious and~
gracious meeting ever hield
there. Interest wasful manfeted(
in the meeting from the start and1(
the mem11bership was greatly reviv
od. The pastor, Rev. J. E. F~o':
did1 earniest anid faithful w
his efforts wo're blessed,
results. There woerr
who united them .
church undler his pre,
meeting. The larges,
gation we have over soon
na, witnessed the baptisn.
sonverts and their rec. 0th
the church. Rev. J te.
B~unday afternv .et
3roek, where 1' ' re
rival this v'
Auu i, A1 8
* sr a
The Crowning Ontrage.
The blackest, meanest negro J
South Carolina, when arraigno,
has a right to omploy counsel, I
face his accusers, and onter a d
fense. The thought of arraying
and condemning a man in secre
counsol, and without his ovoi
knowing that he is on trial, or tha
a case has boon made against hin:
is so repulsive to ovory sonso u
fairness and justice as to disgui
our Amorican poople.
And yot this is just what th
State Allianceo of South Cairolit
did inl the caso of the editor of th
Piedillnlt 10adligh t. Wo r'O'ecivel
no notificatioji from that, h)ad1
that the charges we mado againls
). P. Duncan woro to ho invosti
gated, or that our loyalty to th
order ias (ilstionod. So whil
we woro in blissful igioraico o
tho fact that our iarr-aigmeint, wa
going on at Aikon, and w%hile) at it
our ofic more thi o liundro
miles from the sceno of th trial
wo woke i) on mornuing to roen
ill a daily paper throwii it ou1r doo
that the chargos of T. h. Ganti
agailnst E(xchanlgo) M anlager 1)unu.
call have booni iivestigated, thal
D)uncan was "vindicatod" and
Gitt expelld from the Alliance!
llro %wo find this represLtativ(
organizatioji of farmers, whos(
motto is "('(qual rigits to all and10
special priviloges to nono," guilty
01 anl act of despotism, tyranny
aild i l ustico such as was never be.
fore known in any civilized and
Christian land. We, a brother al
lianeoman in good standing, is do
nied a right accordod the blackes
murderor or deepost-dyed criim na
by the most servilo courts; th
right to faco our accusers, defen<
oursiolf, and have a fair trial
Now, was there "oqual rights" ac
corded botwoon T. L. Gantt am
D. P. Duncan when Duncan wa
"vindicated," against oir charge
without our being given an oppoi
tunity to present a single witnes:
or were OveI notified that. the cas
was to be tried? and what. kihd
"equal rights" wore showii t
when wo woro dobarrod the oppo:
tunity of proving our charg<
against the Exchango Manago'
and then "oxpolled" from the o
der without even knowing that, v
were arraingeod? And thlen wh:i
does an hlonorablde and1 truithl
peolo think of1 anly aIssembh Ilz
that~ will oiliciall 3pub1)1li to 11
wVorld1 a deliberate and1( mallicji
lie, stating that "hain tg fa iled1
ap)pear1 ho0f01o ft conv~enition flr
m nake good1 our1 chariigos," when I
oflicers of that,1 b)ody3 must ha'
known thaitW woworo nehver surI
- monoed ho(fore( the St ate All iance :
i Aikon, and that we begged its E
ecutive Clomit teo, that. has' iw,
witownished Mlanager D)uncan,
delay their investigations for tv
1 oday's, andu until wei could comio
- Columbia withlout suIspen'ding t]
a publication of ourii iippor?
I Anld this cown0~'1ing inlfamfy o.f i
juistici does not stop1~ here. A pr1o1
,ient reformuor, andl whose nan11
4 we' can give if this statomoent
< donied, tellIs us thlat Chirm
Sligh, of' tile Alliance lCxecuti
.Committeo, dlid not reoach (uolur
ibiaL until an1 hour after thalt "vi
4 dication'' of' Duncani was madite m1
- and1 that, het signed( the same wit
out. anay further inIvest igatioll
Now, whuat (do our1 Allianco~ brle~t
ron thinik of this? Iloro is (411
. our chiof ofliers placinlg hiis nau
to ani impor01tanlt palpor1, rlectni
; upon the initegrit~y ando 1h011or of
ljbrot her moheb', and1( 'v'indicatini
a.another', and1( who w~as not1 even pr
8011t whenm thatd shami inlvest igaitic
was said to have boon made(1. Wh
even thue Czar oIf Russia would n,
haivo dared~l Ii (or1countenanucedl m
Isuch cryinig shlam~ and1( paIrodly<
But this cro~wnling outrage d.
not stop) lhre. T1he0 commjuittee ,
that State Alliance, to which t.1
chlarges against 11s were referro,
brought in a report, mn which t h<
stated that "we find that ti
charges against brothier Tr.]
'iantt are not provonl." But wha
' that convention (1o? M.1
'ldson, one of our bittoroe
q, and thue manft who wom
'cago and worked for Gir<
'Id's Ilnmnationu whliI
9 ng 1111m and( uphol(I
'ce domuands, an
"e selection of
ony13 with th
* on say
Not j" '- 4. on t
redo this i was ,no.
of Joifries, when ho made an un
willing jury burn Alice Lilos at
the stake, never was such an out
I rago .as this porpotrated. That Al
lianco convention was controlled
by our political enomios-mon
t who wanted to striko us down bo
cause the paipor that wo odit stood
t in the way of their solfish ambi
tion-anl iji, order, to do this thoy
paIcked at commI'ittoo uploni us; and
oven when that conmittoo, torror
ized by tli outrago that thoy woro
c eboson to porpotrato, wanted to
ev,,a(() theio dirty work, its mombors
0 worl drivou ick into their room
Iby tho llsh of ono of Grovor Clovo
land's suipportors, and mado to do
their work ovor again. No. TChat
coivention wis composed of our
political onemios, and presided
over by a man who had gone into
a Sunday caucus in Spartanburg,
an(d ia disappointed candidato for
Governor. Failing to silonce or
crush Tlhio eadlight, they aimed
all assassin's dagger at us in the
dark, and 'the stab came unB1on
and withioit warning,
And now hear it inl mind that
wlile this State Alliance Conven
I ion was knifing in the back a man
who 1111(1 spent the best Years of
his life working for tho success
and upbuilding of their ordker, that
the delegates and Commit'tcemel
were treating with "marked. atten
tion" the reporters of those Anti
newspailers 'in our State, and
which sieets had dellouneed the
Alliance and its lellibers. So
the alliancemuen of South Caroli
na are treated to the spectacle of
the ropresentatives of these papers
being first given information an
nounleing tbo attenpted overthrow
of a brother member, and a man,
two la(l stoo( loyally by their
Ilovement, from its birth, and
wn it llost needed friends ad1(l
s(l'eenders.-Spataumi~rg H e ad
1 i ghlt.
- - --- .~-Da-'
August 13th, 189.
RIv)- P Smlith, of Spatrtan
S county is to prea hero next
Sutindaly, the 11.
s Two 1Misi s deJts, :111( Mi."ss lon1
r Coni of Atlaian Ua., are visit
ng the Iatier' S sistor, Mrs. J. 11.
- t l ..gg and( miothier, are v'is
ii g lrovarid, N. (C.
TPhe I~ibory B Irass lia 11 pay
'that if the( ('iudidaites thought flhat
10 they (fte band) w~ere aii ig to
f'o oll'w, andl' bet'f uroumjil thrioughm
.the colunty. they are off. buit they
exet to iy their expenses, and
detsiro to1 diabuso the mmiids of the
e ai n di ii t 0 H and1( any) other
it par ties conicernled, wh'1o m) ig hi
Oniter'taini an opin ion t~o the contra
he( rise follr not engaging their
serv ic m4" thefi~ camlpalignl as expect
toed by many of the people.
The protracted mo10tinug at. the
1Ibiaptist Chiurch closed Tlhiursday
migh t. ( iO, no g if ion to the (chi uc.
The mieetajg wa'is weli attenided.
Ouri hirmori es areh abou11t fiihin bg
upl pligCotton ablouit three
wis kslater than usual. T1hoe cot
Ltoni is shedding in some1 placos
consadorabilOily. Theku early planting
oIf c'Ora is ablout matdo--willi soon
b- "Th editor of this paper,"
1! says tihe Enaley D~emocrat, "is
b- announfced( as a candidate for
of county treasurer, Hie simply
1m wants the office. He has no
ig special claims upon the people
a wvhy lhe should be elected. If
g' they see fit to elect him he will
0- try to (d0 his duty faithfully.
m1 This is the sum and1 sub~stance
y, of the matter. Simply (10 by
It me as you would1 wish to be dlone
'y by if in my place.'' There is
m1 someI confusion of p)ersons here,
but Mr. Martin's meaning is
's plain and .his closing appeal
n should1( be irresistible to any true
ie Reformer. If you were in his
LI, place you would wish him,
y~ vote for you would you not ?
10 Then go andl do by hin what you
. would havo him do b~y you, al
t together, it is the best speech
.* made by any candidlate ill the
30 campaign so far. It is mfodeCSt,
it and brief and earnest and direct
>- ly to tihe point, 'and its closing
o sentiment 'is the'mlost effective
tone that could1 be employed in
[1 addressing a Reform voter. We
,a hope Mr. Martin will be elected,
but he ought to have nominated
himself for Governor. Ihis
platform would have served just
as well as for that office.
Charleston News and Courier.
WANTED.--A first grad1e teachier
to teach an eight months school mn
Zion District, No. 8, wvill pay a
W.A, flAMXLTON, iaslov, . 0.
Death or james n. Richey.
Mr. James N. Richey died ver
suddenly at his home, near Hamnil
ton., in Anderson county, on th
2d instant. He was married fou
times, and by his first wife he lia
only one child,Mr. Warren Richey
at present a farmer in Andorsor
county; by his second wife he hai
four children living, and thre
dead. H. A. Richey, ex-sheriff o:
Pickens county, W. 0. Richey, a
successful farmer, living a few
miles from Easley, and John T.
Richey, of Fair Play, Oconee coun.
ty, are his sons; Mrs. Thompso
Wyatt, of Anderson county, is an
on ly surviving daughter. His lasi
wife, who was a Miss Tompkins,
Mr. Richey was a man of good
practical sense, very industrious
and persevering, was well knowr
as a man of honor and integrity o
character; was a good neighbor, a
kind parent, and withal a very
useful citizen. He had a vein o:
humor in his composition, wai
fond of sociability and was enter
taining in conversation. His re
mains were interred on the da)
following his death, at Fairviem
church, Dr. J. R. Riley performing
the last sad rites.-Easloy Demo
Tsibu te of Respet.
Whereas our neighbor and frien<
Russel Duke recently passed away
We the undesigned, Buildinj
Oommittee for Tabor Methodis
church desire to publicly stat
that the deceased was the larges
contributor to re-building th4
above church and that this churel
will always think of Russel Duki
in a sense of gratitude and tha
his family have our sincere sympa
thy in their boreavent.
B. P. MAULDIN,
To tihe Claurches of thne Twelve
The time for our next annual
ieeting is approaching and there
will be several matters of impor
tamee up for consideration. The
first am(n most vital question will
he the (ivisioi of the Association,
or rat her the withdrawal of a suffi
eiEit. tiniier of the churches and
form a inw Association. Without
dliscuissinig th practicability or
feasibility os divid.ng or forming
a iw Association, it is imnportaint
that th e churches take action on
the matter and express their
(ebo(ice ini their letters t~o the Asso
A nmother matter which is not lesi
imp lortanmit thman thle other is th<
jiast indm~ebtednmess. We have beeni
thiree years now trying to pay ofi
have b~eeni carriedI over a singh
year. A t thme last Association ii
resoliut ionii was passed0( whereby the
(lelegates pledged t hiemselves t<
use t heir influence andl efforts iri
thei r respective churches to gej
themii to contibuhte as much as
teni cenits per membner for this debt,
bu11t up to thme presenit. time only
one church (Cross Roads) has
done111 antythinig so far as reported
to the. Executive Commit tee. Cross
R~oads lhe pirais~ed for hemr prompt
Now brethmren, will you not lay
thiis matter before your churches
and~ urge them to do what they
can to extinguish this debt. Please
do what you can at your next
meetinig and report to me.
I (desire to remind the missiona
iES of this association to makc
at report to the Executive Commit.
tee of their work and~ collections,
Please make a rep~ort now and al
least three (lays before the Associ.
ation call on mne and make a set.
C. E. ROBINSON, Sec. Ex. Com,.
The Pickenis Journal remarks:
'-Thie Conservatives are sulking in
their tents, they will neither join
the Reform clubs nior ths Demo
cratic club.''" That remains to
lbe seen, hut it is initeresting to
learni that the Journal recognizes
lie important distinction betwveen
the( two kinds of clubs.-Charles
ton Newvs andl Courier.
M onday, September 3,1894.
M. S. STRIBLING, A. B3.,
Pupils can got good board in
private families at reasonable
Parents dlesiring to move to,
town to educate their children can
rent comfor.table houses cheap.
If you wvishi to prepare you'r
sons anid dlaughters for business
life or for college you should
give us a trial; we Will do you
.Send for circular of informa
M. S. STRIBLING,.
Pickens, S. C
August 18th 1894.'
WOFFORD COLLEGE, 0"0
SPARTANBURG, S. 0. Fo
S SLAU a
SMITH & B]
Will offer for Thirty days the folli
Suits at a terrible
Lo1, 87 Suits, 84 to 42, at $12.50. No
Bold for less than $16.50 and many of the
Lot 2,12 Suits, 34 to 42, at $10. This.l
- This we boliovo i
Ever made in Clothing in Groonvillo. TI
brics and made by thobest tailors that ci
ish. A few minutes spent in oxaminatioi
means a sale. EW'Como and see thon.
Main and Washing
May 24, 1894.
We carry at all times, a stock of diffe
COPPER, GALVANIZED and PLAIN
&c., and are prepared to do all kinds
REPAIRING, from putting a bottom ii
out and out elaborate articles and vess(
Our prices are always as low as can
good work. Don't have work of this I
or Galvanized Iron until you come to se
When you want a COOKING STOVE
EL MO, and LIBERTY, and come to see
.For alo Pic on . . o by ~ h . Ir 3~Dl
7tun < Pa wrx aar~ e
FOR TH E PHOLKS. To pays
Mu. .EDITOR : - any~ S11
Suppose we let Tillmau and Y& iN
Butler Phuss and Froth and y
Phoam and Phumigate, now Evr
for a few days, while we pay is Just
our respects to our TURNIP ror you"'
PATC.HLES. ine goo
We have just received a ae
cond shipment of SEEiDS-~Ha
Fmesa and GEH~UINE--and a
good STAND of these wvill beat
We are just now getting in
a lot of NEW FURNIT URE.
Bed Springs, Trunks andIAri
EF Call and See us, and
tell all the good Pholks to p
W. T. McFALL. ma ue
August 1st. 1894. ri
.M. CARLISLE, LL,, f,
['WO FULL COURSES.
lbary oxpensos for one yoa r
uindred and Fifty Dollars
J. A. GAMEWELL,
Secretary of Facu i, y.
I ]ST C
1wing lots of Fine Frook
no of this lot has ever been
iu at $20 and $25.
o was sQId from $15 to $16.50
lo Goods aro of tho finest fit.
it goods porfoct in fit and fin
i of thoso numbers wo think
ton Streets, (g-recnville, S. C.
rent sizes and wc
IIEET IRON, ZL
of Sheet Metal Al
1 a Coffee Pot to
"ls in the above rm
be made consistent with
:ind done, nor buy Copper
!'(3 U S.
ion House, Greenville, S. C.
remember the IRON KING,
them. May 5.
75 ents fror apai of rSH auES
etulto or nothi n y but s oli earrher In
ae ou edthe lEST SoOKya
~.Woter fe ~a lrtm k ent. Store~
as coAtPNEte . arwrkn
)Itoiers omeito s doiail andi'
OE wne sol neelae gus.~te hs
L SEOE P. ORCKEN,
Inustoantnes roce0 O s~a andh
1t atist poplar l yle s.a lw