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J. R. HAGOOD, Editor.
TIIAT IEPUJ;12ICA N HlORN ETl'
On Saturday afteinoon last, ac
ording to appointiment,tlie repub-1
licans assembled to hold their'
County Convention. In the early
part of the day the deegates be
gan coming in, and ski,'mishing,
manui(Ptvreinzlg and button-holing
was the order of t he morning. Dur
ing the day groups of 'our brothers
inl black' could bo seen, talki ng or
being talked1 to, by the l(ledrs ofl
the two sections, into which this
small imass of people had been di
vided, On the ground were 19'
bleeks and 13 whites. And while
the colored race was in tle major
ity, it was ruled genera lly by tihe
mFority. The whites, as almost
all know, were diviled aa"1inSt
themselves. Negroes were a'!ied
With enenr party, al (1111uing the
c:iunpaign eaIch one wori0ked hardl to
gain the victory.
Well, the eenvention was called.j
at 2 o'clock by E. 11. Blarton, lsq.
It was bhr I ld in I the ol har roI' 1,i
next (oor to post ollice. While
they met inl (ne body they did not
neet in oine minm. D1issensionl
found its wa r. and tw'igh bodily
b 1d by the woulhl-be everlasting 1
ties of ipublicanism, they were0
se(perated inl heart by the high h~ar
i icles of' persoial h latled or (lee- I
ro1t 0(ed ill-feelin.
TIey met, andi a'ter sme m11
nie,u1)On lmoti'>n of A. W. Fo7ger
tie e-ditor of the MIss-som was
invited in, to report for said p
Mr'4 . .II Bari1tni 1oed(1 to invite
me one11 tol reprel'J Vs(ent t he 'Picj(ken1
Sent inel,' n hreurpon W. 1". (Ga
rv r'emiarked1 tlhat it waIs too soon 1
for' A hnanniea. T1he~ meeting~ wa t
pre'sided?( over by A. M. Fo(lgeri,thle
regular' (County Chiairmzan, with EC.
!I. Barton as Secr'etary. AceorId
ing to the laws regulating the C.on
venation, the re had to hoi at l east,
82 dt legates present. T his num --
her wals not pre'sen1t, and1( II. ..
I lenudr'iks who led oneC j~ary want
ed to know how the delicieny
woulI d be supplied . A. MI. F'olger
tihe chia iimLan and( on e of the le'adI
ing men on)A tire other side, said
that they woub1( go to work withii
out supplying the deficiency.
Thle bairma flppoinited as al
commiiiittee~ on crtedenitials., Jerzemii
aih .LiOOper, D). llarris, E'. II. Bar
ton, J. Suli1iva n, .J. A. Stewvart, auud
P. Moone. . II. 11. llendr icks ob
jected to this pr"oceeding,and claimn
ed that the C1onvention should have
thle Iower' of onnointion- this o.
mittee. Here the stinging was in
Lense, and II. B. Hendricks called
attention to the fairness of. the
mcaire as, or' about the time, the
,ommn ittee retire(. Upon exami
nation of the credentials the Da
ausville delegationi was excluded,
because they were signed by a
-irman not appointed by the
'onnty chairman. lurricane's del
Lgation was also excudeld because
it had forgotten to bring its creden
tials. Tre waxed hot and the con
l est all through w1as heated. Uen
rv LIaLwrece 2olored, a Ifen(dricks
illy, of Pickenvs, said (o the chair
mani that h lie was not exactly right.,
nd cool1y remiarked thatA lie would
.e chairman inm l woul drive the
diest 1 I taid that thereI was
lo use inl squalhling. lie als() re
narked that a drowing man grahs
it a straw. MHe sanw that th Fol
"Cer elemen!t was" strongly opplosed.
o thIt of the I elidric -.s.
A fer the pii rt ow 'onuite
m1 cre~dentials- wa. m1adle, mad Da-,
us ille 'and I11ntricane elg tin
nad1( thIIei r egress;4. wvith one ol
wrother hearing) hli-- carpet sack(va
ise). all el('ction was (ntered iito
or (legt S to State, Convent ion
vhLieh meetL next llesdv. The
:oI e wa taken by hv a't, t.h gh
.1. Ba. Idri ks wanitd to v.)!
>y c ie hua-L tion. I r. I I I (Inr'i c k
otand (el was the case i Ie I
-orrect inl his- stati-memHS. I Ie a ct
I as ()Ie of the tle'rs, lIe says
ierc were 2 1 votes to be put inl,
u114 toll .5 votes there wvas nI ot the
mm11e of Ware Jenkins, but, yet
We receivied 20. lie claims that
here were du(ble vote cast.
A. W . Fole _er nominated1 fAo-r
ae C'onvenltion WX F. (k~.iry and
W\arrien denkiiins. and for Congres
.iunal Convention, in addiitioni to
hose mnentionme for State C'onveni
Ilenry law rence nominatedl for
4tate (ConIverin.iojI. ILI lIIndricks
1u1( A\. 1H. Folge(r. F'or Conugress
on lCo v nioII B edrcs
The dlelegates chiosen are War
en Jelnk ins,C( ong rio nal Coniven
Gary, for State Cionventin.
Al ternattes appoi ntedl by the
Lhai rman are the following: Jere
miah Looper ; E. H. Barton to
St ate~ C.onven tion, aund P. M ooney
Lo (Congressional Convention.
The chirm 'a n was end(or'sed by
he Conventi-on as4 Couinty C'hair
BLAn E R>F1-ATIONA L BILL.---The
liscussion regarding this bill was
r'esumledI on Monmi4y 'r'e dc
bates were long, bit when the vote
was taken it stoo(i yeas 38; nays
12. Thl1is bill has been amended
by Senator Hoar. It provides
that $82,000,000, as we under
stand it, shall be divided be
tweeni the States during the period
of eight years. The first year there
is to be distributed $7,000,000 ;
the second yesr $10,000,000 ; the
third $15,000,000, and ater this
the appropriation shall diminish
$2,000,000 per year until the
eighth year expires, when the ap
pIropriation will be cut short.
W ITNE ESSES S UIP) ENAED.
A bout 55 witnesses from this
County have been simmoned to
Charleston to appear in the United
States Court, the April term of
whilich is low inl session. When
the noi)tices w're served 11pon1 these
witnesses, no certain reason Wias
assigned ' cal l ing them to Charles
ton. T he subl)onacs did iot give
the name of any party against
whom this horde of witnesses was
to testi!fy anl accordingl)y the peo
1)l were left in the position to spee
lfate, as regards thie object the
( q e1einIIIt 11 d inl calling4 these
mnen to Chle1cstonl.
Well tha hoot is niow 1laced up
oh t he ot her foot. Men have 1en
tried for the violation of election
laws, and1 now certain I deputy Uni
td States Marshals are t () he tried
for swini'dhing the United States
(overnment by ma111k1ing false char
ges for cost. iga inst it. A bout 250
witnesses fromil the different por
tions of the State have been sum
mouned to Charleston to tc4tify in
these special catses.
T his~ shiouIld give encoulragemennt
o thei law-abi)lding cit izen)s of ou r
Stte to .see the men who have
Mw!indled~ the U. S. G~overnmnent out
of its money, broulght to instice.
The gardlen shiouldl be weedled and
we are gladl to see the Glovernmnut
taking steps in this direction. Let
it pull up the weeds andl throw
them out, and leave the garden
free fro~rn the rank growth that
wants to take possession of it
Meeting of Exectut ive Comitiniitee.
Potrsntanit to a pl)hished' call by the
C (ounty Chairnmani. the C ounty Ex een
Iivle (Comn mit tee of tha De moea t Ie par
ty miet at. P~ick(ens (. 11. (on Mondav
last. Thpl ent ire Committee wais pres
ent, exept the member of Cross
Plains Clu tb, TIhe State Convention is
to miee't onl June 2(4th, and the Exceen
tiv Committee f1ixed Satutrday, Juine
21st, as th'e time for the meeting of
t he County Convention, and the Satulr
day3 previons, which will be on the 14th
of June, as the time for the'T'ownship)
chths to meet anid organize, and elect
delegates to tho County Convention,
'The Easley Township Club will be
ctitle1 to sixteen delegates to the con
venotion. The County Conivention I will
eject dilegates to the State coiventionl
andi transaet such other business as it
inay deetu neelfil all necessary.
The attention of the T'ownship clibs
was called to the proposition to divide
tle coulity into three divisions, and
[hat one cantli late be nlouinatedl froin
eac.h division, at Priinary Election, for
county Cominissione r. It Is e(xpecte(1
that the Township clubs will (isculsm
this proposition in their primary meet-.
ing, all that, t hey instruct tlheiih Imerlu -
h L o the,. couia onvenltion as to
t heir views ill rewarl to this (ivision of
l he couitv.
The Execntive coillilittee respect
rfully Si ggeste( th at the i countl y be di-.
viIl(ei into t h'ee <livisiols, as follows:
First. division-Eaey' and I)aeus
SecondI divisioln---Liberty, Central
aiul 1 Ilu'rienine Townships.
Thind (liviskin-Piekens- C. f 1.
Plimpkintow-1 nd n.n I lalwe.
The Ea'xcilt ive colinmit tee will very
on )Iisue an ahlres- to t h Denimerat
ie vot)ers o)f fihe coun1t v, ui ng101 ihein ti)
an e:uvly anl (llievint org:fiization fou
t he Coining') vanlipaign.-1 G.
-)n i Tuesday, March 251 h. Mr. I
S. V. Briait andl wvIfe. o)f ( a;ivil e
(, :u-rivel hlere to atteInl the fiu rerl
(f Mrs. lblk, i he sister of Mr. liriamits.
t I' g iI o the rshlec of I). III. cI vIoaI
\Nr1 liriant was takc 11 vile tl ill inlilt
in 22 homh-iX was - corpe. We smvnpa
t ize w i ith Mr. Briant, our forim'r
townina :iIand wit h ile wlm-e famile
in <lol ble <ist lls. \IivMrs. lria t was in
lUt I li v U al lih t ,4 1 I l he o lit it -
eir of .\r4. 'Nanwy Poole ailu sprang
fir ml e o f Ill - oild st faiilies of( oIr
Io n I y .-S pa I- 1m) r, 1 11vra hld.
Therye is anl old RLssia1 1)1'ovCrl)
which $ays: 'Where is tle best
place. ' Wherever we are. not.
-Candidates, have your tickets
printed at the MeJss1.N ) oflce.
PiIN[DMONT1 I NSTrrrITUT, Xhareb 28.
of P'ieohuiont last itu.itoe was bel t his la v
in the C.ha:pel room of the Inst itutiie.
Miss Miarie McCaislani was (call4'l t o Iih'
hlir. Ai~ Cionnuit tee ap~pointeh to prie
1ar aUl(' Memor0 iail for our SC hoohnnIflte,.
.MlAG~G IE A N"J'IPNY, ()le'eII the fol -
W IIEREFAS, it. has please~l thle Al
mighty Godt in I is infinite wvistlomu aint
meltey toV rem(iiove fromi our mtidost our
little fieil al11( sch oohnmate. Maggie
Anithiony, aml1( theroeby breaking~ a link
ini the chtaini of friendship bywhc w
have been unitedl here oni earth.
TIherefore, he it Resolvedl,
1st. Tlhat we teiier our heartre(It
sytnmat y to t he pairent~s antd fiends of
I he deceased in their sad bereaveent.m
I2nd. Thiat we, Ihle stuidents. of the
Institute, recogniz~e in this dispensau
IIitin a Prtov' iee speaking t~o nu~, an
:tunonishing us, -Be ye also ready,"'
and as mark of our' allection, and( o1ur
resignation to the will of Ilim whlo
(1oeth all things well, we will wear the~
usual badge .of mourning for 30 davy.
3rd. That a copy of this Memorial'he
sent to t he bereaved household, and
also a copy to the EAsILEY MEss1:m
(*En and ."Iwkenis Sentinel,'' with
requmest to publish,
MISS MINNIE MOROAN,
Miss LA IOLLINGSWORTIL.