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THE- PEOPLE'S JOURNAL.
.T. 0. ROBINSON, EDITOIL
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Entered at he O-st 0111ice aite mies 1%11
At PIckncnf Count1y Alliance
Congressmn La ttiior spokce in
the Rfternoon. Hv wats cordially
reoeived by tho alliaicoiol, and
lis constituoney paid him much
attontion, and were evidently proud
ot him and his course in Congress.
He-1c began his speech by express
ing his pleasure of mooting his old
friends and brothers of the alli
anco. He told them that he lihad
no good nows to bring them, that
outlook was as gloomy, and oven
moro gloomy than ever. That fact.
had a tendoncy to discourage the
alliancemen, and ihere was i dis
position to throw up tho sponge i
because no rehof camo. He said
that he did not go into tho alli
anco for office, that ho did not ox
poet to go to Congress, and did not
seek the place; that the Latimer.
did not seek oflico and that he was
the only ono, who held any. Tlit
ho stood to every principlo he ever
advocated and that he believed in
the organization of the alliance,
and in a very oloquent mannor ho
impressod his audienco with the
importanceo and even necessity of
preserving their organization and
continuing the fight for the prin
ciplos dearost. to their iearts.
He Said that- in Wash i ngton he11
was pushdie aside, because he rep
reslnte(d tho ConnnllIoln peop1lpo in
Washington. That lie had been
told, that ho, Tillman aid other
leaders had started the rock down
the mountailn, that would crush
thOe life out the Stat1o an1d that such
men would bring ruin onl the na
H siaid 0111t. 1m101n Can1 he ho)lst
who live inl town, t hat. men canl he
honest who hold oflico, that it. is
not the place where they livo that
mako them hoiiest. or dislionest,
and there should be no antagon ism,
on that account, but thi ahliantce
should keop orgaiiized, for in or
gani'zaltion there was power. IoI
' Al to the jutu haggi ng light,
y woni then , anl)d said
had1( saved1 lifty cents
ot cottonl by thalt vie
rero right then, anid wve
ak. 1W, niotwithstnldin~g thle
crlit icismf ot unfrie'ndly papers
Corporations and t rustsa are organ.
ized to fleece us, and we must koor
organized for protoet'on aigainal
their cruel avorico.
He explained wh~y lhe was deie<Q
thle patronage of his district. by~ th<
aut horities at Washin~gton, am
paid1 his repects to Georgo JIohn
stonm in rather unconipl imen tar:
tovmsa, aind said lie couIld have so,
cured that. patronago, had he agreei
to bo neutral in the Sena torial raco
Ho stated that all the patronage
in) South Carolina could not iinflu
once his vote. This action an<
his denunciation of Cleveland set
tlod the patronago with him. H
said that the farmers must keo
planting, although crops do nt
bring good p~ricos, and so it wasi
polities, they must keep attondir
their meetings and must keep a
ganized, and combine and fight. ti
trusts. Nine-tenths of the di
tress in the country could be trai
ed to corporations,
He discussed National banl
and showed the evils of speci
class legislation, saying that in
tenths of the millionaires we
made so by legislation. He sa
that America should be for i
Americans and let England trad
alone, if it could not be securo
with less sacrifice than at presen
[fe outlined the bill, ho intend
to introduco in Congress, for th
relief of the p)001le, which wil
especially provide for an increas
in the volume of currency. H
showed the evils and distress re
* ,he gold standard,
to his course in Con
ve some interestinj
o manner of secur.
and the treatmen;
o1 members of Congress. He said
that the rules ivero many and dif
ficult, and House very cruel, every
body being regarded with suspi
cion. That lie had voted only for
the interest of the people, but they
denounced him as a populist, an
archist. Still it is reported in
Washm'igton that nine-tenths of
the lawyers in Congress draw lar
ger salaries from the corporation
they represent than they do from~
the gnverrnent That he ann
spot every corporatiou lawyer 1
SCongress by their diligenco for cor
He showed tho great influencE
Cloveland had i) shaping legisle
tion, and whatl he had done foi
his pots. That they woro taker
care of by tho administration
when tho people went back on
thon on account of their troache
ry. Ho prophsied that Butloi
would get somothhing, and muntion.
od tho casos of Hampton, Brawley
and othors in South Carolina. Hc
said ho would lot the papors do.
nounce him and that tho patron
ago and Clovoland's favor might
go, but he would stick to the im.
torosts of his p)oplo.
110 closed with anll oloquont po0
roration to tho allianconman, on
joiniig then to do thoir duty and
trust to God for results.
Ihe authorized ovory man to de.
nly the roport, that ho endorso(
Clovoland in the sonso that he
waiited him re-olected, but that he
(oes not. say (lovoland is disho)
"st, but that ho does not roprosent
the interests of tho South. He
said ho still stood whero ho was,
whei they first elected him.
In thiS issue of the JOURNAL i6
)ubl ished tho notice of the elec
tion aid tile resolution of the
General Assombly, submitting the
questioll of a constitutional Con.
veiition to the people. Already
imny voters are readig the pres.
ont coistitution and are prepar
ing themselves to vote intelligeit
ly ot the subject. This is right
111d is it onw of the results of the
Reforii mllovelimint. It shows that
lie people aro no longer undor
ring rulo but, promse to (1o their
own thiikiig aid voting. Under
such favorahle col(itions it. is not
probable that, the interests of the
State will suTfer at, their hai.nds, all
the gush and sickly sentimont of
certiai iiewspapers will have little
effect on theml , wheni they ' con
ide!r the questioi which will affoet
themselves and their childron af
Th'lat the prefsenlt constituition ik
tiot in accord with the geliuls an(
spirit (f tlie people, has long beon
sorely tel d and admlitted by the
popl' f t his Stat.a, especially by
t111 who bolieve n white supro
malev arnd government, by a major
ity of thle white peopille. It is use
l''ss to go into the history of th
p resenut i nsf ru mont, and show whi
and ho~ w it was imposed0( upon th11
prouhd State of Sout~h Carolinn
Upon01 the tface of it allpear man;
features which should cause ou
peole' to bldush, for enduring suc1
hiumiliautions so long. and th
womh(Ir is why they haveonot soon
er acted on t he matter. Read th
consIit t iution and1 say whether c
not you en1dorsE' it.
If is an insult to peop(lo to sa
thatt the constitutional convontio
should ho votod down, because tU
(ologates might not improve upiw
the prOeent one. and might infring
-upon the liharties of the peop1)
1When the people can not sole
reprosenttives to firamo their c
ganiC laws, it. is time for a king
Crulo oveor them, and they no0 Ion
or esevothe right of solf-gover
mn.South Carolinians aure cot
gpotent to take care of f~homnsolv
r- anid to change (to laws (of the Stau
1both statute and organ ic.
s- Time CoansaaIssIosa AdjetseaNs.
e The comiiui n on1 t1 he locati
of an institute for thme blind he
sa short coniference veste(rda iy a)1
1- The c'omm~lission decided to i
[0 comimend to the Genieral Asset
(1 bly that it alpproprialte money03 f
10 the locat ion of thle institute
0o some) city3 or towni. TFhe commi
dI Hion is favorably inclined to C
t. lumbia, but thiniks thiat. some i
s ducemonts should be held out 1
0 the locality (desirinig to s4Ceuro ti
o FullI inlformation will be fu
e niishied in thme report of the cor
- mission to the Legislature. Au
city or town wishing to get the i;
. tituto will do well , before t.1
Smeeting of the Legislaturo, 1
comnmunicate with the Secretam
of thme commission, TP. J. Kirklani
SendI in Youui* Estimnatest.
The law requires that Count
Commissioners shall send( to t1
Comptroller General, to be sul
mittod to the Legislature, est:
mates of the expienses of the cout
ty governments for the onsnin
year. Very few of the estimate
have been sent in and the Comp
troller General requests that the:
be sent to him not later than th,
STATEC OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
At a meeting of the Board of
Election Commissioners for State
and County election hold at
Pickens 0. H., 20th October, 1894,
J. J. Hord was made chairman.
The following wore appointed man
agers at the precincts named:
Easloy Station-W. D. Garrison,
B. I. Williams, W. 1H. H. Ariil.
Contral Station-T. (. Martin,
J. N. Hopkins, Samuel P. Maur.
Liborty Statian-W. E. Griffin,
E. B. Richardson, J. AleJamison.
Pickons C. H.-M. F. Hostor, J.
T. Looper, M. W. Newton.
Dacusville (at Loopor's gin)
John 0. Davis, J. A. Robinson, G.
Pumpkintown-E. Fostor Keith,
D. F. Sutherland, A. L. Edens.
Eastatoe-John V. Thomas, ).
Winchester, J. L. Gravely.
.Cross Plains (inl Easley town
ship)-0. T. Jones, N. K. Smith,
J. R. Lathem.
Foster's Store (im Dacusville
township)-W. 0. Singleton, J. P.
Robinson, W. E. HUnt.
Mile Creek church)-L. R. Dal
ton, J. L. Thomas, J. L. Murphree,
Prator's [at Prater's church]
W. N. Bowlin, James 0. Soaborn,
J. M. Gillospio.
Six Mile [in Hurricane town.
ship]-A. R. Stewart, A. M. Gar
rett, N. R. Kennemore.
The election will be hold on the
6th day of Novembor. Polls open
at 7 o'clock in the foronoon and
close at 4 o'clock in the aftornoon
of the day of elootion. Eloctorc
Secretary of Stato.
Adjutant and Inspector General.
Superintondent of Education,
Two Reprosentatives to the Low
or Branch of the Logislature.
An election will be held at the
same time and place according to
a joint resolution to provido for
the calling of a Constitutional Con
Section 1. B it rosolved hv the
Senato and House of R Lpre~iita
tives of the Stato of South C-arli
na, now met and sitting in (emor
al Assembly, and by tho authorily
of the samo. That the question of
calling a Constitutional Conven
tion of tho people of South Carolh
na be submitted to the qualified
electors of said Stutot at the next
general election, and if a majority
of the (lectors quialified to vote foi
menmbers of the General Assomnbly
voting on said question, vote it
favor of such Convention, it shal
be the duty of the General Assem
1)bly, at their next session, to desig
.nato the time and place and t,
prescribe the manner of holdin
Section 2. That the question o
'calling said Constitutional Con
e vention shall be submitted to sai<
- qualified electors in the followinj
Smanner. Those in favor of a Con
stitutional Convention shall de
rposit a ballot with the followin,
wvordsR plainly written or printoe
y thereon, to wit: "Constitutiona
n Convention-Yes." Those or
,posed to calling said Conventio
shall deposit a ballot with the fol
Slowing words plainly written c
a printedl thereon, to wit: "Const
3. tytional Convention-No."
at Approved December 19th, A. I
r--At the close of the election tI'
to managers and clerk wvill immed
g- ately prIocOed publicly to open tI'
n- ballot box and count thme balloi
.therein without adljoulrnmnt c
"~ Within three days thereafter tI'
e, chairman of the board of nmnagei
or one of them, to be dlesigna tedi
writing by the board shall d(elive
to th'e commissioners of cloectio
n the 1)011 list, thme boxes containin
1th(e ballots, and a written staltt
ment of the result of thoe oloctio
dat his procinct.
The managers shall administo
e- to each perisoni otroring to voto, am
a. oath that he is qual ifiedl to vote ai
saidl election, accordIing to the con
stitution of the State, and that h
"has not alreadly voted in said olee
o- Managers, at least one from onel
i. precinct, must meet thme comis
sioners at Pickons C. Ht., on thb
first Monday in November for thm
purpose of getting the boxes, tick
r.- J. J. HRRD,
W~. A. HlAhlLTON
y WV. 1F. JOHNSTON,
' Commissioners State and Coun
ty Election for Pickons county.
"0 Federal Election.
,STAT oP Sourn CanOusIA
At a meeting of the board c
commissioners for federal elec tion
y help at Pickons C. H. 20th Octu
hebr 1894, HI. C. Shirley was mad
chairman, and the following wer,
appointed managers at the pro
Easloy Station-William Ellis
R. E. Lathem, A. R. Hamilton.
Central Station-D. G. Parsons
J. W. Brock, J. M. Lawrens.
Liberty Station-John T. Boggs
r Sam Young, M. A. Boggs.
Pickens C. H.-J. K. Kirksey,
Trvin Miller, B. L. Holder.
Daousvillo (at Loopers Gin)-E.
L. Jones, J. W. Thomas, H. A.
Punipkintowi-j. D. M. Keith,
Samuel Edens, W. B. Jones.
Eastatoe-J. J. L0wis. J. M.
Porter anl R. T. Lowis.
Cross Ploins (inl Easley Town
ship)-I. P. Garrick, T. M. Froo
man, W. J. Pondor.
Fostor's Store (in Dacusvillo
Township)-G. WV. Griflin, T. J.
Hughos, J. S. Williams.
Milo Creek (at Milo Crook
church)7-,P. J. Mauldin, J. J.
Hord, .1r. 0. S. Stewart.
Prators (at Prators creek church)
-J. E. Gillospio, J. A. Moore, J.
Six Mile (in Hurricane town
slip)-D. B. Jones, J. M. Sto
phens, W. R. Garrott.
An election will be hold the 6th
day of November 1394, for Repre
sentative in Congross from the
T li i r d Congressional District.
Polls opont at 7 o'clock in the fore
noon and close at 4 ocluck in the
At the closo of the election the
managors shall immediatoly pro
ceed to publicly count tho ballots.
Within throo (lays thereafter the
chairman of the hoard of managers
or ono of thom, to bo dosignated
in writing by the board, shall do
liver to tho commisssoners of oloc
tion the poll list, the boxes con
taining the ballots and a written
statement of the result. of the olec
tion at his precinct.
The managors shall adlminister
to oach person offering to voto, an
oath that he is qualified to voto at
said olection, according to the con
stitution of the State, and that he
has not already voted in said olec
Managers, at least one from
each precinct, must moet tho com
missioners at Pickens court house,
on tho first Monday inl November
for the purpose of gotting the box
us, tickets and instructions.
11. C. SHIRLEY,
L. R... DURHAM.
W. N. HUGHES.
Commissionors Federal E lectiois.
The Old Folks Musical Associa
tion convened at Grifil church
Sunday October 21st.
From curiosity or som1e other
Imiotivo among the young )eOple
and among the older ones, a de
sirv to) retm it,! their voices ini sing
iig or haing, th (lear old songs
of their vouth1; this association
always ultraits a large audienee,
a nost in variably the churches are
filled to Iheir u ti o s t capacity.
Every onO who has any music in
his soul could lnot but havo been
delighted. lIn rendering some of
thme old church tines, the omotion
produced such an awakening of
past associations that tear's could1
not be0 supp1ressed1. The thanks
of the association arc hereby tent
dered to Prof. S. C. Smith of Oco
nec, for his valuable servicos both
as a lead~er and an organist wvhich
greatly enhanced the interest of
the occasion, and to Miss Ellen
. Loop)er, who so gracefully presidedl
-at the organ and also to the Grif
4 fin p~eople for their hospitality.
The association meets at Liberty
- Baptist church the second Smiday
1and at Cross Roadls the fourth Sun
- (lay in November at 9 a. im. All
r ar~e invited, aiid bring y our Chris
L- tian Harmony and your (dinneors,
and have a good time. By order
]E. J. Prince, J. M. Porter,
0 Secretary. Peiot
0 Treure.'r copes Assinated.
r ragebury, Oct. 20.-Special:
Rober't Copes, County Tr'ieasutror,
o was waylaid and killed this after
5 ncon between 2 and 3 o'clock,
" while crossing l~ry Swampj, about
tont miles We(st of this city on the
g Cannon Bridlgo road. His horse
Istrayed upl t~o a farmers house with
a only the books in the buggy. Tho
r saitel in which lie carriedl his
money had disappeated. is b)ody
I, was found by the sidlo of the road
- with sevoral buckshot wtounds on
0the side ot his head.
Fortunately Milr. Copes had
chanilgedl his route this year and
- inistoadl of hav'ing a week's col loc
3 (ion, had only about $300), usually
Spatid ini at Codar' Grove, wheron ho
eel lec ted to-dlay.
C~ounable 311adon C~ontvie ed on a
-Sparta nbur'g, Oct. 20.--Special:
Constable Bladonm was tried yeste'r
(lay for the killing of IIonr'y Pal
moer here last D~eoember while at
tempting to arrest him. The jury
stood six to six and at last broko
Sthe deadblock by castinig lots.
s The paper driawn out of the hat
- was "guilty" witLh rocoinmnonda
tion to mercy, and the verdict was
rendered accordlingly t o-day. /P'he
fact was proven and not contra
dicted bofore .Judge Fraser, but lie
refused thie motion for a new trial
holding that such conduct was not
sufficient to set aside the vordlict.
It is the most outrageous proco
dure ever seen in courts this State,
REOIIBD AT LAST.
McAUSTER & BEATTIE,
63 and 65 Main St.
(Next door to National Bank)
Dry Goods, Carpets, Matinis and
Our Foil Ad Wioter Stek
IS NOW COMPLETE.
SEE our Elegant assortment of
Dress Goods, embracing
all the new Weaves and
SEE our new line of Underwear
for men, women and chil
dren, Jerser ribbed and
SEE our complete line of Blan
kets, Jeans and Cassimeres.
SEE the best assortment of Car
pets, Rugs Mattings and
Window Shades ever shown
in this city.
SEE our gents, ladies and chil
drens Hoisery and Gloves.
SEE our Corsets and Notions of
GET OUR PRICES.
DON'T forget thAt we are in our
63 and 65 Main St.
MCALISTER & BEATTIE.
P. 8.-Butterick Patterns.
Greenvill, S. C. Oct. 25.
SHEPPARD AND ELLISON'%
Gecorgi a Hlome-miade for rough
wvare, is the best.
Nice line Ladies' Shoes, patenit fast
eners giveni with shoes, so you will
not be sewing on buttons every Sun
day before going to church. Chil
dren's shoes, a specialty.
Indigo Prints best, 5 cents pCr
All wool Twilled Flannel 16 2-3
conts per yard.
All wool Twilled Flannel best 20
cents per yard.
All wool School Boy Jeans 1.6 23
cents per yard.
All wool School Boy Jeans best
20 cents pcir yard.
3-4 Shirting 4 cents per yard.
7-8 Shirting 5 "
Hats all kimds, and styles with 33A
per cent off. D~on't miss getting a
$2.00 hat for $1.50. Conme early
b~efore they are all gone.
Good line of Shirts and underwear,
A Good pair Blankets, 90 conts.
A good pair Cou nterpanse, 00
I. X. L. Pocket knmves 20 per cent
Nails steel cut, 2.1 cents per pound.
By the keg 21 "
Shot Go cents per pound.
Powder 20 " ''
Best Patent Flour $3i.90 cents per
Second Patent Flour $3.60 cents
WVe have many othier thmngs that
you will need, whieb space here
'lin't aillow us5 to to mlenitoni, so cail;
to see us when in town
SHTEPA RD) & EL'LISON.|
Easley, Sept. '27 1894.
Fm'E CENT CoTTON.-A big busi
noss for a small profit. That is
vhat the farmor does, and that is
vhat JAKE MARiTIN li'prpose to do
~his fall. Call on him for Groco
ries at the lowest nossiblhi e.
ville, with ani entirely
r Fall and Wiiter wer(-RI,
e3xamine oiri stock. We
tock ever 'brought to
itreet, Greenville, S. C.
aby and .
for fall and winter, of
;o and embraces as many
eenville. One beauty of
his family and friends
dy claims the cheapest.
wer cheapen qualities in
in the quality. that makes
n Streets, Greenville, S. C.
s are cornling
i and lovely.
E IG IAR
I Street, Greenville, S. C.
nt sizes and werghts of
[EETp IRON, ZINC, TIN,
Sheet Metal Work and
a Coffee got to making
mn the above metals.
eo made consistent with
dc (one, nor buy Copper~
IHouse. Greenville, s. ?e
nember the IRON KING
em, Mlay 5.
)R~L~Ion o~r riemedya
uya ea Calhoun,. Lo.-Brt
' h ila .e u fto Copi o :m
mo. BGSl y i
To the People of Pickens Co
We have again opened up in Oreen
NE W STOCK OF CLOTIN ,, fo
and kindly invite you to call on us to
still have our Trade mark,
Fifty Cents. on tli
-OUR STOCK CONS1STS
Elegant Men's S1
In fact it is the largest and best a
Greenville. Come and see us.
'Oct. 10. 119 Main E
Wlen Baby Put On 1B
It's a day we all remein
its scone of solemn stat
Still casts a gloam of..
when at home we congr
For a baby form is missi
no childish >rattle prat
Its music swee ,refreshin
the baby put on pants.
It closed the doors of lul]
opened wide the gate
That Ieads from arms of n
the hill of man's estate
The light of dawning futu
the fragarnt pathway si
Of baby, and enthralls
the day he put on pants
We honestly believe that our new linei
men's and boys' wearables is as compiel
of the prettiest things as any store in Gi
our Clothing is tha4 it pleases the weare
and makes more friends for us. Everybo
We claim the best for the money. We n1
order to cheapen prices. There's strength
the prices reasonable.
Main and Wasbingto
Oct 11, 1894.
and See MNM
We caun save yobu
Fall Stock vt (GoNd
in The~y are chieaj
Sept. 20, 1894. U14 Maii
We carry at all times, a stock of differc
COPPER, GALVANIZED and PLAIN SI
&c., and are prepared to do all kinds o1
REPAIRING, from putting a bottom in
out and out elaborate articles andl vesseh
Our prices are always as low as can t
good work. Don't have work f this kii
or Galvanized Iron until you <-ome to see
When you want a COOKING S'10VE re
ELMO, and LIBERTY, and come to see tl
usinnna ra nlo o soa cuzun o to io
or you arst.ors . r o r , ta Wir illr pa
MAno ruo nainror.. AdrsiVS