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N'I\NSI3O 1tU, S. .
Thursday, June 21. : : 1877
R. MEANS DAVIS, Editor,
J1NO. S, REYNOLDS, Associatto Editor.
The election for Judge of Probate
or Richland county resulted in the
triumnph of Mr..Andrew Crawford,
tho DeYocratic nominee, by about
six himriidrod majority. ' 1Thus anotl1
.or adVtVnco has been aiide by the
soliil )enoeracy poll a Radicl
strceighiol'd, and - a great victory
The people of Georgia have
decided by ia lajorit y of aibout ten
" tltousand to call -1t colstitutiomdiIJ
convention. The precint constitu.i'
.tion Wils adopteCl by the uliock
regime and is very faulty. Great
care has boon exercised in the
selection of delegates, and the Stat.:
will be much benefited by the result
of their deliberations.
Tho colored cadet .Flipper, from
S-Georgia,'whio graduated at West
Point the other day is in a qlalda1ry.
lio has drawn the c lelImint id
does not know what to do withli it.
The laws provide that even colored
regiment-s sh1l1 have white oflicers.
]lipper's best course would he to
volunteer in the Turkish army anl
teach Mufedhtar .Pasha how to tire'sh
Nepodojfstchy, or wIatever that.
Russian clitp is named. We charge
,inothing for this alvice.
'1'le Radical county convent ion in
Charleston. nominat(e'id ten DIemuo
-rats for members of the House
Messrs. .obert, A l'd(r, 1. .1. let t.
Jas. B3. Campbell, C. Tr Simonton,
C. G. Memmlninger, Andrew Simonds,
'Edward 'Willis, Juo. F. Ficken,
Henry 13ist mind M. W. Voenning.
'This was but a plan to split the
Dem-orri:ty, but it failed. All ii ese
gentlemen have declined, saving,
tIhnt they can aneept .a candidacy
fromn no sonrce but the J)enocratic
What the Richland Democrats Gaiwal.
Capt. H. W1. Dickson, who b ]d
-propos ed running as an indeponenit
Democratic candidato for Jiudge
of P: o'late of iRchlanld cornty, ret ".
the part Of wisdom alI patidriotismI in
witlulrawving from the contest b efore
the day of election, and in wvorking
for tihe sucess of the regular Domen
cratic nlomnno. Captaih Dickson is
at highly respected citizen. i s
friends~ pressed his claims biefore time
Executive Cormnittee, but, 1h0 failed
to receive thle nomninationi. Cap
tain Dickson wais da9posed at first
'quietly to acquiesce in tile action o-f
the constituted arithiorities Of the
'Democratic p)arty. Buit, funfo rt
Aimltoly, h~e seemsI tohave had frienda,
siuch friends as a main should someC
dtimos bocg to be delivered from. By
their advice 1h0 announced himself as
an indZependen~ft canididatte, and~ for
some1 (lays refused to abhido0 by tile
nlomination. Had lhe persisted in his
ill advised course, he wvould have
wroughit destruction uipon himisel f
and the Democracy. 'The Radicals
of Richiland greatly oultniumber the
D)emocrats, anid it is only by mlain.
.inin~ling tihe stricteast discipline and
proseonting thle boldest front to the
-Onlemly thaft the latter catn ever hope
to succeed. Anl indlependent can1
,didne'y art thlis timoe inl Riclhlnd, or,
as for thlat. mattem:, in any county of
South Carolina, would be a public
calamity. Wore the two parties
equald inl honesty and jintelligenlce, so
that no iiijury would result from .thlo
.supremiacy of eithbor,nocessi5t~y would
hot hte so~ great for the strict mnain.,
tenaneo0( (r paty3 disciphline. But
the' brighit day of Denmoezratic ascend
.Oency h11s onily 1sendol: 01 moreo.hidoous
theo black night of tihe Radical res
ginw. .And hiaving sonco escaped
from the horrors of that! opoch, the
peeplo -should1 exorc ise the( greatest
'eaution1.nlov~or aigain1 to subjeCt-them..
.solves to. the JRadicajl yoke.
Thlo State ,is not yet said. We
.have gained but Onio victory. The
crushing onslaught of last, Novembe1r
wa~is irresistil, and1( Radicatlismn, doC.
naaizarl as it was bya its lo i~.us
power, gave way before it. But
lalicalism is not (load. It stil
lives; and will lift its hydra hea<
wVherever" the least opporttunit.y lau
selts iven in (orgia, where
Itadicalisim hs been considered de
funet,) for several years, the I oilIeak
were enallid itihe othe r daly through
disse1nsion1s tmuong the Democratatii
aluost to) defeat thmo e~onstitintjona:
convention, at uift.t(t of the greatest
ilportano to the public polity. So
.lilicailisitn in this State i; powerless
only as long is the )emocrats mainn
tain1 a Solid phalanx. Let Ithem
onc he caught ofr their guard, am:i
the 1I4 adicals will deild them a blow
"beneatlh th1 e hlI i1ft," nlo)( the less
damllaging that it. is "foul."
We are not not aemtptiitiied with
'Captain ikson, but. from wlt w(
'!ear, w"e have no doubt that had he
run and been elected lie would have
prove(:1 coml etent to fill the office he
sought. But his success would have
Como through Radicals votes--not
tho 1 otcs of ex-Radicals who have
seenI the error of their ways and now
support the )emocrat ic ticket from
patri->ie mfoiives, I. but of simolln-pure,
dyed in-the woo l liadicals, who
would ? have suip)ordl I an .1n depend
ent onh% ats the best mevans of ins
fuliting imiortal injury 1pon the
)en ocratie organization of Riehlm;(d
On11IV. MofreoVCr. (Vely ian in
these days of stricte st party line,
must he wore or hos hitle1.tod bo
tlae party that eleets him ; so that
his su (ccess3 uimst iIIilre to its bewnefil.
(.:qiain) D~ieksonl couild never
have b een com1fort hle, even in Ithe
1n I i011 lie sought ; for the spc"trce
of a hetraved party wnI11d over have
risel befure him, re)fu sih.g to I:.
The fact tlat (Ipfaii n Pit kson
who, acting is t il t under:bad advice,
aut first tlough/lut (If tnning" counter
to tie best. interests of his party, o
promptly retrace(l the false step lie
lad taken. speaks well for him, and
putts hiim in the right V.ti io receive
futuiire recognition at tell: haids of his
party, a recognitiinl to which lhe
woild never have been en tilkld had
he pursued 1a so-called independent
(Sourse. An independent ca1ldidate
i:1 the party's (emergency is ia wvolf in
sheep'clot hiiri, a devil in disguise.
A nan's vorst ene.u des are thoese of
his own hous.3ehold.
'Lie p(o plA are sovereui. They
hne the ridiht to select, either theta
selves or through represenit ifives
choseni by' themselves, whuomsoever
they wish to net als their pulic sor.
vants. Thle 1nom iniation of Horace
Gireeley was juist as binding as5 that
of Andrew Jaclikson or Samuuel J.
Tildein. Thme right of' a par'ity to so.
leet whomnoever ift pleasesS ait~~Is of
slhll be, is aL ques1tionf of pl)Oicy, to
ho decided by the party or its legal
rep~resentartives inl caneuls or conven
tion. Once noinmated, he is the
choico of the party-of the miinority
as well ne of the mahjiority-and he is
entitilod to claim the hearty supphort
of the entire organizationi,.unless lie
Theovictory or the defeat of the Dec
miocracy inl Riihland at the recenlt
election is but at smaiill matter in
comiparison w'ith the nlecessity of
preserving strict party (discipli)uc.
Richlaind has long been the head
conitre of Radicalism, and the cor..
rupt Nashes and Minorts ainid other
lights of the party can be crushed
out only by untiring z.eal aind
strict unity of purp11oso and action
on the part of the Demiocr:Is. That
the p arty hazd thie moral Rtrengl
and discipline to preven t "independ.
cnt action" iauguirs well for its future.
This first victory b~eing gainmed
others will speedily follow, and( RHichi
land will ce long enjoy thle fullest
fruits of redemption. All honor tt
the .Ricland Democoracy.
Torpodoes in War.
The suiccess of the Ruissianis witi
the use oif torp)edoeshs iete5t
tention to this spcies of warfare
1t is claimed that .the 'honor .of th<
inlventionl of the present systemr ii
due to General Rains, of Nortl
Caolina, who first used thern in th<l
Florida wvar, and thien protoctedl th<E
harbors of the Confederacy witi
themn. Oneo huindred and twenty,
three torpiedoes woero planted in
Charleston harbor and1( the S ton<l
river, ono hundred and 0on0 in th,~
Roanoko river, North Carolina, hi
nUCtiliS of vwi sevenO1 out of twolt'o
vessels 12 utt fttlICkod Fort Branchi
Were sunk. Of the fleet sent to
earl~ Lutre 1A1o1 nit, three0 i ron-CltiN, two
tits-class and 50e11m trainsports 0oro
s fort. to thef( lOttoil bly by torpe(does.I
'I'heet worI( Ii ft~y--eiglit. v(sIytIHf1i un
by torpe)does in thei war, anid so111
of tlieiii of no siitali cdl(lbrity, its
Admiral F)trat t'ug I 1lg 51111), the
Ifiirvcst 1Aiooi, the TJhorni, 111t0 (IOI)
Il11821tto)Iic )111(1 others. TJheo ii-.
j)O1tani(cO of th ijnvenitiois 1 such that11
it, is tiei;t iied to revoluitionlize the
wI10)ICsystell of warfare.
Nfiu'quis of Ilidadidy to Ameorican
dlot fellnhl. 1 see you' meat] to 1)e one1
(If 118 ; to dropl, ill fact. theo vulgarity
(If that b1litvste'lcI ounltry of yours."
Piorrepont : "lath,~ I (-aw11L' maike
lI'm from thiere atL ll. Have you
e Ct11lUnin1C l iy 'low c~votht, miar.
'1'o hoi ('itizeus of LFairfield
I nun1ouice 11y"4lf aE; at candidlate' for
t fi c of(ln fteCutfr ld county. The lol lowingt are ily
1'lIXots For siceki iii the tl "e I haiit
11refalni i to So ipirt. tittd eli iIo toii(
edC:.(l ;fI by 1n%- menWI efforts. I lo1st, ailt 11")u1
in1 th li ser')ce of toiy Count 1W, .t iid lie
office' VOlt l adt I';sf lhe .l great hll] to It
tulll inI mIy siat ilitIt. So~ if Ino otlher
V011 Will O'Ii'(t 'rt~ I jMliuuee t ' filX
2l+.' 1,. It f lv. tli.'
TO CURl CUSTO1YIER
f / 110 airs to Ilk Er 1. )'S
IONS or 1'1Il(. iS'IIIA'L'Es, -we vold~r reiqI1c et
ua:v gill at I cud liiim, that y~our 1.isart,. dit:
1k'' ,Kttaefirst tit Norles bufr. 11'.
ONCE, cto~ I Ii le 'lito tel t 141 152i'1 . A'L'
S OMETHIN G NEW.
11 sMe nslilevd 0( very flit' ()ld
dv, 1'4441Stoe Munt in,(icorjgia, aid
1,i neal ii eon hy. V'i rgii i, aund var~iouls
other'i gradles it 3 1'cster"Ii y 113'i k i.).~s,
North Caraolita Corn toild Iv"- 1i kes
I )oiu '-Stie and -Imiported Vt' zn es aind
A large sio1 of' ot'ldtled goods, cllsuut"
Jigr 01' t71iii1agiu, Lingor Bi er, foir
fatit iy rise, tiles, Porters. Soda \1 ttiter &e.
One barrel 1rt~1 N owiirk C ide(r onl (drautgit..
('001 dtir iiks 'i ill i1QSc)til)t ill)s. '1oliace,
.JT 1)f. "IeUAUIY,
'To-.lavy liti( cam 1ii'zL ; fv licily iosid,
Who talkes his seait. ath' th of MsJvrcti
( n r .Presiitetnt. he'll be.:
Antd niow (h ni iext hest, thisa
1s whertot . gt the i' lejiest 1;4 (ldt -
'I'hlit'l-.t. of gouods to tled
My Ikiej)i s arl: I wVent x.111 011i' Clay,
:.."iiile Ne p~VSjill.; (iotids'to 1)).1
Th~e I iW'.ri't stores to) t1"\-.
lIVE' wanidered Wi'iiinsl silo tll arcilu
1''iitil cat1' kiA<" were! 51"',
A ~ tai oured Ite very 1liiau', itt Iit,
'vks tOL 1i L:(.)J'S Newt Cashl Stor'i.
Of Hots, Clo(thiiag ankd F~oots and Shoes,
Ani1 .l'rin ts-il: ''hiti :t11 d netv.
two theni, rily gofrcltienlds 5 .t tO 1. a1i,
Nowt is your bai*tle( to try
'i1Iilit IIt:11-4., 114 (':1)1 tal ~t ofi lnn_
()I, viii Ii t~rl J'itt 1441\' it~)L
J_) 1;. r to "ill1 a~tteliit jnt to his newr
.t) Stt ick 'oI Ho ;t0t il SIi.'s, aliitish.('
;iti' I at t Is at aii !ni('('detitla 1 lowt prize:.
Ar. entrke'ly 10\V Stock 'of Groaceriesa.
Slltkt 0 o al grad es, otlr'~', ILice, I lin y,
Mea, 4111, -Starch, .SoIda, L'ult'ji-t, TPa, etc.
F'ine Stire Irjish P 'tub 'es.
( ltiei'st Iluluills 41t I' hourt.
Ii toijn and Ryel 1'Iiis'au ill tow t,
.Mak(on Tats.\ t 'honit'est laitk't l)rietJs
1))111' s R. J. MJcCA1iJLEY.
SiE'R Ii'1"S :SAL}.
Inax Wcar~ c11s
'.T HOS. -R. ROBERTSON,
Attorney at LaW
A1) TRIAL JUS''IC.
/.#1" ill'bulilness entruiHted :to him in
eithor capacity will receivo proupt atton
()flce on Washington *trodt, '01o door
Oast of WInnsiboro Hlotol
r. A'G r.r.Aun. JNO. 8. ItmN0LI).
.GAILLARD & REYNOLDS,
ATTORN EYS AT LAW
NO. 3 hA W' RANCE.
.A. .M. .MAOK'FY,
Atru y an d CounsellO' at Law,
-.o. 1Z, LA W WANGE,
Winnsboro, S. C.
.tra Special att.otioni paid to tho speedy
collection of claim1s. Will practice in all
of the courts of this State and the United
,C HIARILES MULLER
.Ios removed to the storo ntxt to Frauoin
A'TCIES, Cl:cks Anil 'Jowolry re
ired, and iatisfietion gurint eed
Those indebted to mo for work on
jewl ry'will i plCase ay nt' onto, for
iaminiptol is I'lecled.
TOc-.TJZL-T .B& .
-' UST RECEIVED,
O NE gross of 'iho gonuine ~frowr
Wi n d sor'v>alp.
Twenty-fixe dozen assotica Soaps,atsthe
Drug 4iore of
april 24 DR. W. E. AIKEN.
T have jnst. finished painting. ilo'ing'
-L and thoroughly renovating my '14110
frOiL top to Jottomi, and .now have' it in
furst class order and a11 prepared t., eon.
te'rtain my,) guests With .mouch moor.' (n.,
vience andti comfert !tban ertet'fr,.
Ofice on first floor and opening on mai 'a
street, with dinning room and snujt,.
room adjoining. Every effort will 'bm
norde to nake m'ly guests comfortablh.
1f' UIote! loced ,nle~xt door to~ F.
Elder's large groce.ry aind dry good sto res,
and( in thiescentrala01( nd uiness portioni of
town. .Charges to suit the tiimes.
A. A. MIORRIS,
april -206-f Proprietor.
alimidersigned in~formsi thio .c~I itions
of'.Winunsbo.ro aund theo counity generally,
lth he sopend ai Tailoring Es5tabLlish
imient in the storo neoxt sto Mr. ., Clendlin.
inig's. Hie is preparedito (do all kinds of
'twork ini his lino at short notico andi on
areasonablhe termsi. A full line of samples
kept constantly on hand, from which
customers may makco selections. Special
at4.ention givenI to C!Uf TING.
.feb.24--ts0im WV. G. ROCIIE.
The Atutomatic Fly Brush..
1e'ymbody ShjttI~l Have it.
(COMEt AND 6I1,T IONEi
CONNOR &e CHANDLER,