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The Easley messenger. (Easley, S.C.) 1883-1891, August 15, 1884, Image 7

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RULES FOR GOVERNING THE
PRIMARY ELECTION.'
1. That the Managers of the prima
ry election for each club, and their
clerks, immediately before opening the
polls, shall repeat aloud after the pre.
sIdig oeer of the clul.the following
p g d solemnil Iledge my sa
cred honbr thit I will aitIhfully 'per.
foi a* p the uties. Inclient to my po
sitiofn as Managei df th primary elee
tion to the best of my ability.''
I[. The polls shall open at 7 A m,
and close at 5 p in, when the votes
shall be imtpediately cosunted publicly,
openly and in the. presence of such
members of the club as may choose to
be present. by the Managers and the
Clerks under the supervision of the pre
siding officer of the club, without ad
jotirnmenO or intpirrption, until the
ae.is ;ofiplet0d, and the: resihl
shaflbIe littinediately'declared. If two'
or more ballots shall be found folded
together compactly, only one shall be
counted and the other destroyed, if
they bear different names the.' some
shall b.destroyed, and. not counted.
If more ballots shall be found on open
ing the box than there are names on
the poll list, all the ballots shall be re
turned to the box and thoroughly mix
ed togtherl, and one of the mapagers,
or the clerk'sall,, wvitiout seeing the'
ballots, draw therefrqin and limpnedi
ately destroyyas many bllots a there
ateht fxoess of the nmber of the
zames on the poll list.
II. Only enrolled Democrats of
each club, of the age of twenty-one
years, who have resided one year with
in this State. and sixty days within this
county, next preceding the general
election, and who have been duly reg
istered upon the books of the Supervi
sor of Registration as qualified electors
of this county, shall be entitled to vote.
And each person presenting himself to
vote shall, if not known to the mana
gers- as a' bona-fide Democrat, furnish
satisfactory proof that he voted or co
operated with the-Democratic party in
the last general election, and that he
did not vote for any candidate whowas
in opposition to the regular nominated
Democratic ticket, and shall before de
positing his ballot take, In good faith,
the following pledge: "I do soloninly
affirm that I am a duly enrolled mem
ber of a Democratic Club in ihis con
ty, that I have duly registered my
name with the Supervisor of Registra
tkkio as a qualified elector of this coun
ty, that I voted, or co-operated with
the Democratic party in the last gener
al election, and (lid not vote for any
candidate in opposition to the regular
nominated Democratic ticket, that I am
twenty-one years of age, or will have
attained to that age before tihe next
general election, will have resided in
rhis State one year and in the county'
sixty (lays immediately preceding the
next general election, that I have not
voted at this election, and that I will
abide by and support the nominations,
National, State and County, made by
the Democratic party."
IV. That when a vot'er has been
challenged, the challenge shall be re
fetred to the Executive Commrittee of
the club at the precinct where tile sameIl
is made, whieh committee shall deter
mine the issue with right of review by
the County Executive C ommittee,
which Club Committee shall make an~
entry of their action in writing, togeth
er with the name of , the person chad
lenged, the candidates proposed to be
voted for and the grounds of the chal
lenge with the reasons for the accept
ance or rejection of such votes, which
statement shall be sent up with the re
turns of said election to be decided by
the County Executive Committee,
whose decision In the premises shall be
final.4
V. There shall be a list of the votess 1
names kept by the clerk and the main
agers shall make out, in duplicates, te-1
turns, showing the number of votes
cast for each person voted for, the of
fice for which he is voted and the total
number of votes cast, with the names
of those who votei, 01n of which lists
shall he deposited in the ballot Ibox
with a copy of the club list, and the
other delivered to the secretary of the
club. The returns shall be signied by
the managers and presiding officer of
the club, and the correctness of the said
return shall at the same time be certi
fed by the same persons.
VI. The ballot box containing the
ballots, the poll list and certified re
turns, with a copy of the club list, shall
be forwarded the following day, secure
ly locked or sealed, through one of the
managers, to be designated in writing
by the presiding officer of the club, to
the County Executive Committee.
VII. The County Executive Commit
tee shall meet at Pickens C. H., at 12
o'clock M, on the lay immediately fol
lowing the election, to aggregate the
votes cast, and shall continue in ses
sion until they have completed the
same, when the election shall be pub
Rely declared. And those receiving
the highest number of votes for the re
spective offices shall be declared the
nominees of the Democratic party for
the several ofilces for which they have
received such votes.
VIII. If it shall be proved to the sa.
isfaction of a majority of the Couinty
Executive Committee that the tnaifit
gers of the elec~lon at any club have
knowingly permitted any person. who
has not giveni sat isfactory evidence that
he In a bona-fide Democrat. to cast his
vote, t he ent ire vote of such box or box
es shall be thrown out by the said Coun
ty Executlye Committee.
-Cotton picking has commenc
ed in Florida.
-Corn is selling in the cane
brake region of Alabama at 25
cen ts per bushel.
-P. W. Jones, of Baker county,
Ga., caine the front as usual with
the first bale of cotton on the 2d.
It brought 15-c.
C. P. RUNION,
Easley, S. C.,
Still "The Leader of Low Prlces
HAS A MAGNIFICENT LINE
OF
Opta Coo4a
just received. While shopping in Eas
ley, don't fail to call on him, and he
will sell you at prices to suit the ciosa
rIMEs. He is also t he Agent for the
Righ gradle
SEA FOWL GUANO,
Amtmonia 3.11.
Also, Russell Coes Dis
solved Bone Acid Plhos
pihate and Premium Guano.
Give him a trial on the Sea Fowl
GlUANO and make a bale of cotton to
he acre.
C. P. RUNION.
Feb. 298m
Greenville, S. C.,
DEALER IN
Watc~he, Clocks, Jfewelry,
REPAlRINTG A SPECIALTY.
Dec 21-iy .
AGE.NTS M
dl the Presidents of the U.S.Tihe hkg
~st~ihandsomrnest best book ever soh)I fp:r
ess than twice our price.. 'IThe fast'isft
telling book in America.Immense p~ro
its to agents. A 11 intelligent p~eople
vant it. Any onecan become a successd
ful agent.Terma free. HIA LrrB oorc
30., Portland. waine. may 23 ly
-Have0 your Job work done here.
RE'SURI
IN GREEIS
Ttote for whc
But when in need of Pure OLD RY
key, PEACH or APPLE and FRED
GER BEER, PORTER, &c., come,
I-I (
A Orders from abroad proi
aug 15 tf
SMITH'S VULCAN
Ointment
The Best of All
01 -TMENTS.
As BEEN IN. USE A GRE AT
In :tny yparq, atid k.- fast galiting
wor(l-wide reputation. It will re
Move CORNS akd BUNIONS,
Cure OLD SORES,
CUTS. BRUISES,
PILES, RING and
TETTE R WORMS,
SORE EYES,
Neuralgit and
RHMUKAT~Wm,
and all such (i8eases.
It will also cure your Horses and
Mules of
Sore Backs and
Shoulders,
GALLS, SCRATCHES, and. in
fact,. almost any accident that may
befall you or your Horse, can be
Relieved
by the use of this OINTMENT.
Give it a fair trial, and you will
be convinced that it will do all we
claim for it. For sale by
Dr. J. W. Quillian,
EASLEY, S. C.
july 11---y
J. A. COOK,
DEAL ER IN
Stoves,
'Iinware,
FUJRNISHING
GOODS, &C., &C.,
GREENVILLE, S. C.
Call on mec and examine the
"Excelsior Cook Stove "
before you buy elsewhere.
7inware and .Rouse Fuer
nis Ai Goods at shAort-crof
prwces.
Wholesale, Cheaper than 'the
OssEAPENT.
Nov 30-ly
-Ice Cold Soda Water at OWNBEY
linOS. jalyv 25 t f
1ECTION
IVILLE, S. C.
you (Please.
E and MOUNTAIN CORN Whis
CH Brandies, WINES, ALE, LA
or send your Orders to
Greenvile, A. C.
mptly filled, and solicited.
frofensional Cards.
.....................................................
M. F. ANSEL, J. I[. NIWTON
Greenville, S. G. Pickens S. C.
ANSEL & NEWTON,
.Attorneys at Law,
PICKENS C. H., S. C.
feb 29-tf
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C. E. ROBINSON,
Pickens, S. C.
J. T. NIX, J.J. NIX,
Greenville. S. C. Hampton, S.C.
Nix, Robinsou & Nix,
Attorneys and Connsellors at Law.
PICKENS C. H., S. C.
Will practice In all the Courts of the
State, and of the United States.
All business shall receive prompt
attention.
Jan 23-1y
K'e. W. TAYLOR. JAMIS P. CARY.
TAYLOR & CARY,
.A&ttomesra at La.w,
PICKENS C. H., S. C.
Dec 14-ly
ADAM C. WELBORN,
ATTORNEY AND
Counsellor at Law,
GREENVILTE, S. C.
fPractices in the State and
U. S. corts.
Office it Cleveland Block, over Isaae
Well' Clothing House.
Nov 30-1y
A. BLYTHE. W. D. MAYFIELD
BLYTHE & MAYFIELD,
ATTORNEYS AND
COUNSELLORS AT LAW,
GREENVILTE, S. C.
Practices in the 6tate and
U. S. Courts.
Prompt attention to all busIiess.
Office in Liaw Range.
Nov 30-ly
Terrible Slauighter,
FoiR THlE NEXT FORTY DAYR
ROBINSON & WYATT
EASLEY, S. C.,
Will sell at the LOWEST tiures,
the remainder of their Fall
and Winter stock of goods,
consisting of
DRY Gos,
Notions, 0Glothing,(~rcei~
mnd Grocers Drugs, in oqrder' to make
room for their
SPRING STOCK.
We'keep cofistanstly on hand a full
line of choice Groceries. Tobacco, &c.
Give us a call and we will be sur e
to sell to you if low prlces are desired.
Jan 18-12m.
--Tuirnip seeds, several kids, at
OWNBIEY BRtOS. Jnly 25 tf

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