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THE CONVENTIONS WORK.
Well and Quickly done-Uninstruct.
ed Delegates sent to Chlctgo-The
old State Ticket Renominated-Full
list of Electors and Delegates..
CoLUMBIA, S. C., June 26.-The
State Democraite ' Convention
which met here to-day proved to
be one of the most remarkable po
litical assemblages that South
Carolina has ever seen. It accom
lished more work in five hours
than simailar bodies generally per.
form in three days. It was a mod
el deliberative assemblage. Its
personelle was admirable. Its
smooth working was due largely
to the tact of its presiding officer,
Colonel Charles H. Simonton, of
Charleston, who is, perhaps, the
ablest parlimentarian in the State.
Everything ran along smoothly,
and not one incident happened to
mar the harmony of the proceed
ings. There was a notable ab
sence of speeches, and the entire
session was taken up with work.
The program had been clearly
mapped out by the executive com
mittee, and it only remained for
the Convention to ratify its re
commendations. The following
were elected delegates at large to
the National Convention:
Wade Hampton, of Columbia.
Christopher Suber, of Newber
Leroy .F. Youmans, of Colum
F. W. Dawson, of Charleston.
The following are the district
First*--W.' St. Julian Jervey, of
Charleston, Jas. F. zlar. of Or
Second.-J. W. Moore, of Hamp
ton, and ). S. Henderson, of Ai
Third.-W. Z. McGee,of Ander
son, and J. C. Cary, of Oconee.
Fourth.-W. B. Stanly, of Col
umbia, and J. B. Cleveland, of
Fifth.-Giles J. Patterson, of
Chester, and E. M. Boykin, of Cam
Sixth.- -B. L. Breeden, of
Georgotown, and A. T. Harlee, of
Seventh.-Joseph H. Earle, of
Sumter, and C. E. St. John Sin
elair,. of Beaufort.
The following' is the new execu
W. TI. Brooker, George W. Croft,
A. J. Norris, W. J. Gooding, John
L. Allen, George W. Mower, D. F.
Bradley, Wiley Jones, William
Munro, IR. P. Todd, T. H. Clark,
E. C. McClure, C. E. Spencer, J.
M. Johnston, Joseph T.. Rhamne, .J
W. Williamson, R. D. Lee, Josiah
Doar, .James Tr. Izler, George D;
Bryan and S. H. Rodgers.
TH!!E P1R EsIDENTIAL PREFERENCE.
(onversations with such of the
delegates as are in Columbia to
night disclose the fact that while
Bayard is held by them in the
greatest esteem, they regard (leve
landl as the most available candi
date. All efforts to pass resolu
tions pledging the delegates fail
ed, andI they go untrammelled by
instructions. An earnest effort to
adopt the unit rule likewise failed,
and the individual rnembers of the
delegation can vote as they please.
The question of nominating State
officers was productive of a lively
debate, but it was determined to
make nominations and the entire
State ticket was nominated by %e
clamation. All the present incum
bents were nominated unanimous
ly amid thundering applause.
THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORS.
The following were nominated
as presidential electors:
At large-Isaac X. Bryan, of
Greenville, nnd John C. Naskell?
First district.--B. H. Rutledge,
Second district.-Johnson Ha
good, of Barnwell.
Third district.-W. C. Benet, of
Fourth district.--John E. Bacon,
Fifth district.-W. L. T. Prince,
Sixth district.-John L. Man
ning. of Clarendon.
Seventh .district.-James D.
Blanding, of Sumter.
A resolution was adopted au
thorizing the executive committee
to supply any vacancies that
might arise. An immense amount
of work was done in a brief time,
and the result gives general satis
At seven the Convention took a
recess till nine, to give the com
mittee on -platform time to com
plete their work. At that hour
they were not readfy to report.
Qovernor Thomnpson, Lieutenant
Gov.S Opard, Secretary of State
Lipscomb, General Youmans and
Captain F. W. Dawson made glow
ing speeches. The platform was
finally adopted. It is substantial
ly the same as the platform of
1880, with a few minor modifica
tions. At alate hour the Conven
WASHED AwAY.-The bridges
on the Enoree river at Woodruff's
and Kilgore'., in Spartanburg
county, were washed away on
Wednesday of last week. The. wa
ter in the Enoree. was higher than
it has been at any time since the
August freshet of 1p52. Reports
from 'Laurens cotinty state that
the bottoms 'on the -Enoree and
Saluda rivers and on Rabun
creek are overflowed and the corn
drowned out, and it will be neces
sary to replant in nearly every in
stance.--Dai ly News.
SA'-4 OV UC' *.2N
bor County Commuisioner.
mThe many friends of J.
MONiROE KING respectfully an
nlounce hiIs name as a candl~idate' for t he
ofilee of County Oommnissloner for
Pickens County, subject to the action
of the democratic primary election.
Jun 27 tdJ.* DGSVI'E
SIFAt the solicitation of my friends,
I respectfully announce myself as a
cadlidate for County (iommiss3ioner of
Pickens County, sub!ect to the action
of the next democratic primary elec
t.on.-may 16 WAnnz~N BOYD.
sea. The mnany friends of Mr. J. .J.
H-IEk D respectfull annoumee hi~ namne
as a candlidate, for County Commission
er of Plckens County, subject to the
next dlemocratic primary election.
may 16 td
gwThe frienIs of JA MES E.
BOROUGHS respectfilly annoimice
him a.Ta candldate for County Com
missionei' of Pickens Couity, at the
next ensuing election, subject to i
nomination by the Democratic party
at the approaching primary election.
*f. The many friends of John M.
Barr respectfully annomnce his rname
as a candidate for County Commission
er for Pickens County, subject to the
action of the democratic primary elec
tion.-nay 9 td EASLEY.
81- The many frieods of Elias Day
respectfully announce his name as a
candidate for County Commissioner
for Pickens County. gubject to the ac
tiot) of the next demoeratic primary
election- miay 9 td*
I&" The many friends of A. B.
Talley respectful'y announce him as a
candidate for the oflice of County Com
missioner for Pickens county, subject
to the action of the next primary elec
tion. apr 1i td*
For County Treasurer.
S"' The many friends of W. B.
Allgood respectfully announce him as
a candidate for the office of County
Treasurer of Pickens county, subject
to recommendation by the Democratic
party in the next primary election.
apr 11 td*
S% rhe many friends of P. D.
CURETON respectfully announce his
name as a candidate for Treasirer of
Pickens county, at the ensuing elec
tion. subject to the action of the Dem.
ocratic party. apr 4 td
aft. The many friends of J. WIL.
LIAM MAJOR respectfully bring for
ward his name as a candidate for re
commendation to the office of County
Treasur'er of Pickens county, sutbject
to the democratic primary election.
*The friends of J. TYLER HILL
respectfully announce him its a candi
date for recommendation by the Dem
ocratic party at the next Orimary elec
tion. for the appointment as Treasurer
of Pickens County. feb 22-td*
2ft.The friends of JAS K. KIRK.
SEY respe(tfully announce him as a
candidate for recoontmendation. by he
Democratic party at the next primary
election, for appointment as Treasurer
of Pickens county. feb 22-td*
For School Comnissioner.
EW'We are authorized to an
nounce Rev. J C. HUDSON a candi
(late for Schooi Commissioner of Pick
ens County, subject to the nomination
in the approaching prinmary election.
jun 20 td*
gW"'The many friends of Rev.
(.. W. Singleton respect fully present
his name to th' voters of Pickenus Coun
ty as a candidate for the office of School
Cornmssioner, subject to the action of
the Democratic party in the next Pri
mary election. mlay' 23 td
seg The friends of Capt. R. L.
Lewis respectfully announce him as a
candidate for the office of School Comn
missioner of Pickens county at the
next- ele'ction. subject to the action of
the Democratic p~arty in the primary
election. apr 18--td*
gem The many friends of LABA1'
MA ULIDIN think him 'he man for the
office, alnd announce his name as a
candidate for School Comimissioner of
Pickens county, subject to the Primary
iect'tionu. FRoM EAsLEY.
seg.The numerous friends of 0. L.
D)URANT respectfully announce his
name as a candidate for re-election to
the offiee of School Commiissioner' of
Pickens county, snbject to Primary
election. feb 8-trd
For Prob~ate .uI4dge.
si, 'The umany fr'ienids of J. H.
NE#T ON respectfully brinig bin for
wamrdl as a candidate for re-election to
the office of Probate Judge for Pick
ens county, subject to the action of the
Democratie nrimary election.- am-4 id
Fbr County Auditor,
SEI The many friends of Major
D. GRICE respectfully announce Iu
as a candidate for recommendation by
the democratic party at the ensueIng
primary election to the appointment of
Auditor. Maj. Grice has ever been a
working Democrat; always to the front
in time of need; is In every way compe
tent; and has never asked an office of
Iis people. apr. II td.
0%. The many friends of J. e
CLYDE respectfully present his name
to the vQters of Pickens comty at Pri
mary election, for the re-appointment
of County Auditor. feb 8-ttd
,The many friends of J. J.
LEWIS respectfully announce him as
a candidate for re-election to the 4ffee
of Clerk of Court for Pickens county,
at the next election, subject to a nom.
ination by the Demoerntlc party.
apr 4 td*
SW The many friends of Ma. J. X.
STEWART, feeling that he will be the
right man in the right place, respect
fully present his name to the voters of
Pickens county as a candidate for the
office of Clerk of Court, subject to the
action of the Democratic primary elec
tion. mar 2k-td*
For House Representatives.
V%..The many friends of Capt. JOHN
H. BOWEN respectfully atnnounce
him as a Candidate for the Legislature
at the next ensucing election, subject
to a nomination by the Democatic par
ty at the approaching primary election.
June 6 td
AW We, the many friends of J. C.
Alexander, take pleasure in presenting
his name to the voters of Pickens
County as a candidate for Representa
tive in the State Legislature. sutbject to
the action of the primary election.
'The name of Mr. Alexander is too
well kiown to the people of our coun
ty to need comment, having once serv
(,( as in the State Legislature with
honor to. hitmaelf and constituency..
mI)ay 9 td FRIENDS.
1.0 J. E. Boggs is respectfully an
nounced as a candidate for re-election
to the House of Representatives, sub
ject to the riles of the democratic
party. may 2 td
Ve%. The many friends of Joab
Mauldin respectfully annouince him as
a candidate for re-election to the office
of Sheriff of Pickens County, at the
1)ext election, subject to lomination by
the democratic party. may 2 td
ar The many frienda of Henry J.
Lewis respectfully announ1 tce his name
as a candlidate for the office of Sheriff
of Pickens County, subject to the next
primnary election of the D~emocratic
party. apr 25 td*
30 The many friends of W. N.
PAYNE respectfully announce him at
a candlidate for the office of Sheriff of
Pickens county, at the next election,
subject t~o a nomination by the Demo
cratic party. apr 4 td*
mgh. The manI1y friends of JAMES
L. A MBLER respectfully present his
name to the voters of Pickens county
as a candidate for the office of Shierifif
sublject to the action of the Decmocratlo
party lai the~ next primary election.
apr 4 td*
38 The many friends of EARLE
P. TA YLOR respectfully bring forwardi
his ntame as a can~didate for the offie
of Sheriff for Pickens county, subject
to the action of the Democratic party
im the next primary election, apr 4 td*
38 The mniy friends of H. A.
R10HIE Y feeling that he would #1l1 the
office satisfactorIly, announce him as a
candidate for ShierifT of Pickens coun
ty, subject to the prhnuary electionI
feb 14--td 7----___
N'The~ many friends of ANDREW
RI. HIaillton respect fully bing fo, -.
ward his namne as a canhdidate for the
offlee of Coronter of Pickens county,
subhject to a noinlIation by lie D~emnf
crtic party inI the niext pimiiary elect
ion. a... 4 t