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MURDERED' BY A 'WOMAN.
A 2XAGXD"I N 4 ?aOWrDD-RUO
1itss Nfsua' Ionnelf hoots John A.
Iteedlyi im Ilueterr Chapel while Ban
day -school Uervioes-are being old-"
No Warning Given to the Victim-.u
Alleged Slander the Gause-ot the Crime.
MIDWAY, July 4.-At Hunter's Ohapel
Church this morning, while 8unday-sohool
was In session, Mips Emma Connelly killed
John A. 8tecdly. Bhe walked into the church
with her arns folded and a pistol in one
hand, cooked. She passed into the seat In
rearof Stet dly,and when just behind him
shot him. 3He arose, looked around, tried to
get out his pistol, and at thesame time mad@
for the door. miss Connelly snapped her
pistol at him again, but it failed to go off.
If 1 had gone 6ff the chances are that some
one else would have been hurt, as the church
Steedly fell at the door of the church Just
outside and died in about three minutes.
There was great excitement among the
ladies and children at tho time. Steedly had
been putting out damaging reports about
Alles Connelly, for which her brothers and a
Mr. Ott had horsewhipped him some time
ego, an account of which appeared in your
paper. Bome ten days since iteadly pub.
limhed a letter in your paper giving his ver
ulon of the whipping and reiterating the ro.
ports. This letter seems to have boon the
imnn (diato cause of the shooting.
A) :ar as can bo asoertaiued the feeling of
Il: publilo srerns favor Mt. s onnally
Z'I-o In unoer arreos.
In the NVIWs ANID COUnRiE R0u .lune 7 the
fohowing letter was published from our
iluamberg co-res pond ont:
"I-Oir e excitenent. prevalls in the neigti
brorhood of Hunters hapel over theto ),v
hiding of Mr Joan :atdly by Messrs. W. T.
Cont-ell.i and A. 1 . Ott. It 'comus that iteed
13 had been otrelrating falso and datna;iing
repolis tconcerning ihoi lly g alster. In or
der in obtair. fil s.il.isfact ion for the ollenor
Messra. ConnelIv and ttMt parohaqed a $6 50
whale-n1 , ip, walte.1 upon ir. titeedty
arl lad thin iai ri't abcai1. I 'ity 1-91,1n. w,itr
leR 1h 4' v hip tom1"i2i ely ()tt, It. i sai ld tUit
itecdt' ht)i tier mti reciietA to his fta:e
i'tle caling ti on a iitai in4tio aid bning
t)tltlrr1 hi t a in.i a low'11it. "w1% ontorid
n I:i t , i Ater afr. t'l ?neIiy aia d )'t oIher ptst
iiiti1eni I 0n ,d pt ' ii- oly ho tutleto:l f "r cle
enIt..1 ( it 110 114s i " irl; f+1id t( dat L g
cro:( <e t:l., ,-I-t r pme nmF."
in .1 tire 2:t a lit.ier 1101 John A. i;tedly
il'1. 1 +: liht-tl, In itttclh he sn"d:
"1 )iour .i fitof t.0 7t111lu . In-:0 i ear.
It( IH 1(l'r hti111 P 1 r 1 i ) nl t11, tfiLlii1
It ti i a'is (lw')lit,dt be W. T'. C)unnlly :t:l
ii.1, Oil Youu c.'rrtspor'dlnt: i1I.tinHgrost
!r.u1 11'e Ii )t r(rpurt. I win. s''t"otoiet O)
.iJt's 1: r4'lt: s202.1 Otl, and hef re I h ad
Itnly r', n1 tin 1on ly prsentel it (awk(t
p1,1l t1 ile uit.c1 l O irui itia hand o u Witi ,
and I w-a toldl h)" t)ollh of those tu1n i1-11, if [
Jte.i tmy wlvnull ksl ie. (u'ne'y idb
t 'tl-cetme neveratl bl.):"w t+l,vi ts h w at., t+l") c 1i
of wit h I t 1.rt It nnov or eal Yiour errea.
p 1.tint 1 .1 *:5P 1 hal I had b ehn clr'nl.4,1,11Ig
.It21 n d dr.)tanong rtports a:cernini ''o":1
)1Iill'rt lalr' r. 'i't.ttt.t is eln trlin. A lt t1:l1. I
said was in a very c,.ilitlcntint way, ourl I
1nd rn destiro or orentt ) tiof dtinlt is A
Conne-ily aily doma}ge by stn'ptking of norr
to my fl lend, hut. n for tunatoly for nto and
iIIIn he di vulged the secret.
"And now. t,inco the lutly and her f.inidi
lave tuIen the atepet thoy hnvo, in jaslt.to t)
Mnysolf mur.t. Pay that her m)t.hor kuoqv
thou hole truth and tnows that I have not
lied. lsveiyone can aco thft,yourcorresp'id
enit. was not dispoeod to dot me justice in that
.1 lope in the fietture, Whenl tu1lug imy name
throrl;t the papers. lie will ie careful to nay
llotizilu( but tho truth. Time wil toil whet.her
1 oni reconciled to my fate or Ito'.; and as to
his stiatement about my calling on a tri.,t
.tIsttce, it. 1s, at other Rtatemnents made,
eilther wItftil or noetiin').ly untrue, Now.
NI. lyd11or, I lo1o.,e tittl to mle you Wili
On June 25 the 1iruberg correspondent of
Tn i N :wn AN l) CouRIte wroto as follows:
". 1t Jnatice to your correspondent aid Mr'
Eltcdiy ILis,poeeasary to state tinat thore
port. nindo conoerning the colvidtog of Mr.
Johni lteety was founded entirely upon it
formatton given your corretpnndont by a
Rgentlonti whon ho believoa Lo be railabto.
kils st atements have boon contirmed by other
pnrties, and your eorronpondont hat neither
seen nor heard a denial of the facts us re
f)orted intil Mr. 8tco3lly's card appeared in
.ilt N.ws AND Coittr;t yesterday. It w.i t
far from the intention of your correspondent.
to do Al r. lteedly an I Ujust,tco, and it is ho prtl
t,11. tie may be re to clear up 'he in ti.ter
l'rIrIC N.-f r A N I MUI I).LV iil.
Stiini D.."etopmain. in t,egarut to the
itecent Kuhing or UnfYy White near
8i.-: toiLt J un11 29. -A tfor oonaldorabl o
di fin-u ity 1 havei att lUSt manaihgoed to
iit-an a1 1 ew. fa'ts 'onlcorninig tiho mnurdor
lIt I i uhotpville, wIhich wast iannotunced in
thtt 1ast it!Y naY Nnws. It-sooma thait
YI* nos) Wi hito., ihe ilo of the murtiored.
n1.1n C'Iily, hadtu been having somte in
tErei'ur iso with John1 Romtbor., to, wvhtoh
thei l:hrbnd objIectcd. Oni lust TJ.hurs
d ay night abou)Lt 11 o'clock Venus was
aiti ing (on the stop.s of Mrs. Scott's house
wilh itrembert., when her 'husband ap
prt aoheLd. Fearing his anger sho led,
ntid lbeforeb-o got into the house a pis
tol shot was he(ardl. No investigation
uns made b~y the patties in the house
unil th(e next morning, wheni Ciiry
Whbite was found in the yard dead with
a1 hlllt hiololbehinid the left ear.
Mims. 8oott, at whose residence the
kill1 ing took place, is an aged white
woltnm, and1( is known in her neighbor
110o2 bImontg the negroes as a witch. A
fewi day a previous to the killing sate had
stid to Venus Vi bite what-is kcnow~n as a
ci'r.ttre beg. Venus was told that this
u ould do her good, which amounted to
12ay ing that it, would put her husband
(1u11 t the waLy, en that she could marry
1-h-bhtri. TPhi. hag Ia no0W in the posses
51(2n o2f thlt i.hei' ifl, and the contents con
iih-t of a (2rl1 u m415iixture of sand, hair.
tandc oi.her tlliI,n.
1\t i a. Scott, Venus White and Phillip
T)avis, another negro wonman who isalso
accused of being an accessory to the
fact, are now confinod in the county
jail. 'Thoetaccoun ta they give of theoaair
are very contradictory and no0 satisfao
tory facts caut be had from them. Rein
bort lhas not yet been captured. An i
<luest wats hold over t,he body by Trial
Juiistice 1). E. D)urant, but the jury could
arrive at no very dofinite decision. The
whlolei affair see to be wrapped in
l11 st ery, hut all Ihe circumstances poit
aironigly to the aOonlSed( plarties as being
A Butapieious Denti..
A negro boy, wihoso namue f have boon
unle))c to ascertain, died suddenly near
.liihopvillo 2a day or t,wo ago, after eat
ing somic alpplen1. Thoro are st.rong suts
pi' ions thait he0 wa po(isone0d, bult no
tlui. canIl be had to the perpetrator of. the
Sanitary (tondlitlun of Sumter.
JDr. I. 1). Fryasr, socrof ay of the
fitto boaird of' helthl, was in i-umtor to
C1.'ay 11('i and examil ve0ry OlO'loly iuto the
isunitary cniion141 of the town, lie (lx..
preset i hiitniself U8 hoing highly grai.
ied ait it condti on, there bolag no
wIg-lo an.v oih tlamo,i for disease. -
Si,m 12)h rI) nr A nl not erer--- ( aberiant .
a Ial A ppointent.
Si'M ? rn.1 .ll 8.--John Rombort, the
.31ihopvil mu trderer, eamon it yestos,
day and dlouiv,oed himself' upi to the
shierif1. Uio clhtm that the act was com-~
itted in self-'defonce.
A telegriat wvas received boro from
G-ove, nor PThompson this af.oranoon atu
liounfiling I hit ait,pointme-nt of Vol. J. D).
Grahiam as clerk of tihe Court.
An Umanteurai Urtmte atPNinety-Six.
NtNorY-tEX, J nilv 830.-Henry Anider
5on. t1olor edi, hiss been comiltted to jail
to-day for erhaiminal assanltupon his own
daugh tor, 15i years old. The proof is
cast.1mivo a.,ai.nst. h-m
yDa.mte .4eneMu ,ai*tM ...we.is
.JiwS**,1 EI,ct Uoia t/ .VkatrlPlla
> ii ates Qt smia ;-tip *tM. td,:4ta11
:ess lus r3.tltstnu.
ILAMPTON, July 1.,+Pursuant to oaU
the Democratic Convention ofourcounty
met at the Courthouso this morning and
orgnieed by the election, of M. B. Mo
Sweeney as president, William8tokoe
and 1. 8. Ileape, vice presidents, and J.
0. ff. Sanders, secretary.
The following delegates were eleoted
to the State Convention : 0. J. 0. hutt
son, Jas, W. Moore, W. J. Gooding, 1t.
T. Causey, E. F. Warren, If. M. Uluer,
A. Ml. Ruth, y. P. Solonions. To the
Congressional Convention : W. Q. Can
soy V. J. Gooding J. C. Rlohardson,
Nl. I3. McSweeney, h. L.. Hoape, II. Ml.
Ulmer, C. R. Fitts, F4. A. Lawton.
The primary plan for nominations has
been adopted and the following resolu
tion, oflored by Gen. Jas. W. Moore, was
unanimously adopted :
Resolved, That this Convention hat heard
with pleasure the appointment of His ItxEoel
lenoy Governor Hugh H. Thompson to tbo
positon of assistant secretary of the troas
ury of the United Mtates. That while wo re
gard the apointnmen t as a recogntiou of the
dtetitgutabea abllity and the faithfhl dis
obarge of duty walot has oharaoterized onr
chief exeenutive in all his publioand private
life, we consider It also a mark of high honor
to our rative BSlto and hall it, is 000 of the
signs zf thogood ae tnay expect to reOOlve
fron a iDcmoorntto Admitnistration in the
control of the Federal iovornuient.
After the adjournnout of tho Convon
tion the newly elected executive cotn
nittenet and elected M. I. MoSweeney
county chairman, and W. S. Rentz
secretary of the committee. Col. Mc
Srnvey's ele'tion will give tho grestest
sati,faciic,n. With his zeal. patriotism
atid indomiiable energy at the holiu wo
ire goin'g -to record a victory.
A i,tn aDenocrats Endorse Governor
'llomtson--Delegates Etected to tile
tsale and t:onireealonal con.eutlons.
A1t::N, July 1 -The Aikeu County
I1timocratIc Convention convoned lre
to-day and by I o'clock perfected a per
muav-nt organization with the following
(flicc'rs: President, C. F. Sawyer, accro
iA it , bl. B. Woolwtard and WValtor
'.rihe followig delegatos were electe:
to he Siate (ntvettion : I). S. Iliondor
snth, (. W. ('roll, Frank linnbar, 4. C.
Jtordan, I. 1-. Sawyver, J. U. ltson,
J ns. L,. Q?u.intby, .J. H-. M.organ, It, WV.
W\hitakser, It. C. .13rabhamn. They wore
C(eI.t ttunilstr ti td. I telogates to ic
i'rgri nnt tic nl lventiont: T. J. I)tvl04,
W'int. hiarctatut, ietry IiMhn, W'ttor
Ahley. J. . ElIdsol, V. A. li-ilctv,
A. T. W'vodwaird, J. M. Cobb, 1. M.
Aixon, W;u. St vons.
The fo,lloiwum re.olution wag intro
c:uc(td antd adopted.
Rtc".utruf, That t ho Htate (Invtntiotu la niost
(t'l. stly tett:ueted to chttni t tumtuutir
,t I mCmnat1g" nieubers of Ctr1resaprt to
Lv" 11-ue neitnatiuu inade throuh'tl the
I 1t:o)mtic+ 1-rinlarleas.
(lu m,otiont the action of the grand
iu" yit thi lis ttrtu of Court wat unani
nmouFly approved. A motion to change
the imio of holding the prima:y election
Tho lion. (', W. Croft introdneed the
followiug resolution, which wasadloptod
with enthusiasiu :
1/c i rcactecd, by the people of Aiken
County, in Convention assom lod, Tnat we
end1o16e the wise, prndont and Just atdinius
tration of Governor Thompson.
Resolted, That weare much gratifled at his
it cent aupointmont to the olt is of assist,ant,
ece otaty of the treasury, and while we roeret
the loss of his tervices to the :ttate, we coa
gratrJate the nation on having scoured thie
iervices of one so eminnntty qualiled to till
the h)gh duties of the ofiloo t,o whioti he has
At half. past 3 the Convention ad
journed. ' tie Tillman movement did
not air itself. The Beech Island delega
tion did not got horo on account of th
hecavy rain which has fallen hore almnosi
all of the last twenty-fonr hours. The
farmners arc very despi)ont in rogard
to the injuries dune to their crops by the
C. E. Sawyer wau olooted county chair
JbL )WBERRY 1DF CIATS.
Meetug of tne County Call venttta-Ete'
ttos- or DeleF. ate to lthe (JoUrosiatona
t O4 1entio.
N iitwmnur, July i.-iThe D)emonrat.l<
Coio.n:y 'onv'ent.ion met bore to-day and
(m ganiszed for the neoxt two years by the
elect.ion of M. A. Carilsl as peinfaniow
jnctident, and W. 1I. 1 Laumt, Jfr., I2. W
Lonug and! L. W. J3 ones, seincetrios. Tiot'i
'was mi lull attendance of delegates,:21t
vot's being cast. All tho lA.ownships5 wor<
rep'resen,ted tt.xcept No. 3, t,he delegate
fronm which wvere unable to cross thet
riverin. The convention was harmtonicoiu
throughoutt. Rosol utionus were adteLd
tluiulmoualy favorinug the primnary plar
of nominating a Congressmtau from the
thlird district, and also fatvoring at ma.
jority vot o'and excluding all colored and
other voters w ho were not meotmbers of't,ht
lemocratic party two years ago. A
xesolution was also adoprod that in cast
the Beneca Convention did not adopt th<
p)rimanry -plan of nominating a Congretss
nn, Nowherry Count,y won'd subm11
the selection of time candidate of hel
ebloice to a primary election, the candi
data receiving the majority vote to send
dielegates to a noiilnating convention
t h10 would vote for him. Theofollowini
delegates were then elected to theSonol
convention, which meets at 8eneca om
the 7th, with delegates fromi all ilte coun
ties in this Congressional district to (d0
cde the question of primary or conven
tIon for nominat,ing a Congressmnan
IP. B. Workman, M. M. Untford, J. B
CJampbell, J. R1. Davidson C. F. Boyd
Y. J. Pope, A. G. WVise, -'W. R
Smith. Thme convention .refused ti
to elect delegates to the State Conven
lion, some delegatos saying they did nlo
comes prepared to vote on delegates an<
otheru thinking1i6was too early. Anothe
convention will.likely bo called on tha
31st of July. Nothing was said in thi
convention to-day of any particular can
didteo, and the vote of Nowherry wil
likely be very much divided, but it I
quite probable that Col. George John
stone will carry the county by a hand
The contract for grading the August
and Newberry Narrow Gatugo froti
Augusta to Saluda has been let to Rio
& Colompun, of Union, who will begli
work at this place on thme 11th inst.
T H L AJVO A81'B 1O031DB.
.Jnge Frasr'r G amete IUail to Springs om
Aidhavitg of Helf- Defesce.
Ctnwmuun, Juno 20.-Loroy Springs
who killed .Johnu Bell at Lancaster yes
torday, appeared before Judge Fr'a'zo
this afternoon, on aplication. for bail
The Judge granted baill on a bond (a
two thousnnd <dollars. Springs will b
represented by Col. John D). Wylie e'
Sonu, and the State by Solicitor MoDon
aid. A firor hearing the roading of sov
oral affidavits by one of the defendant'
attorneoys the solicitor made no objoc
lion to Limo grauning .em bail, and Lh
Judge granmtedl it wit.nt' hesitatlon
While the exainination was ex p'art
limo facts de~volopetd wror n alculatod ti
ilead any unprejumdicedl muind to time epin
ion that the killing was domne ini solt'
Tow Ni s.rerii t,Psribe,s Fif
Ieena Thousand Dollars.
Pn:oarEuntrmY, Juno 20.-Th''ie -voto to
dmay of Niummber Nine township, votini
$U5.000 t o I le Columbhia, Noem'bor yam
La~mur na lRl lroad, restulted1 in 29S y n'o
for suberi ptLion and 100 against it. 'Tou
otutlok for the read is good from,.2par
tantarg down,-; The olootion apased of
The 14ev. Jt. W. Ednande, or 80miter, whi
vas uecently eieoted preitdent of thei L.a
rrurille Femnale college, will notaooopt. th
-arx. >l- .Wht:lt; 'ta, tea0t of the ie
4MIty. tor 9RgantaattOl-.'>rue to Mb
DesereorpyrAteprs01 clear, et Pelti.cs
4 Spe4eh hkom Crl. 1e lfaarl,e.
lUMrTan, July 0.-l'urauaut to the call. is,
sued several weekas.go, about one- hundre(
and fifty olUaens, the -great iajority o
whom were farmers, agaembled at 11 o'ptooi
this morning in the Uourthouse. The meet,
ing was called to order by M. H. I. Thotnas
of Wedgefleld, mio, after.announolng the ob
ject of the meeting, delivered an- address o1
about forty minutes' length.
"I have called this meeting," he ahid, "ta
advise and counsel with you. The Farmers,
Convention, which niet in .Columbia last
A pril, appointed me to organiae this connty
in the Interests of farmers. If it be youtr
desire I eball ;orralse . trmere' clubs in
evory,township, Mon call a coanenion.in
Sumter to .elect degates to he State Con
vention in November. I propose to oall this
convention before the candidates are
chosen At this meeting we Will examine
the cond/tion of the farmer, see what alto
him, and agree ,upon measures to brlig
relief. Then we Will aslc the candidates to
endorse these needaed reforms. As agricul
ture is the foundation of all other industries,
it will be of intereAt to all candidates to give
succor to the -farmer, and thereby briug
about. a more prosperous oonditiou of thlinge,
and we will thus got what we want by sitnple
"Wbile I - have no sympathy with any
movement which will array one class of OItI.
rens against another. or the inauguration of
any politleal power orea ed and controlled by
any particular class, still I do insist that the
farmers are not sutllciently watchful of their
interestsor properly united for the protoo
lion of theirown rights. It is not our interest
to war upon any other class, all are essential
to cur p'osperity, but as all other classes
combine for the protection of their special
interests, soshould the farmerait they would
not he left behinn. At no time in the his.
tory of our country Is this necoesity s' press.
lng as at the present We can afford no
longer to stand idle. We toi must be up and
doing. As farmers we are not prospering.
We are not keeping pace with the oter in.
dustries of the State. We aro rnuning our
fatnas on borrowed capital at a fearful rate
of interest, the interest after exceediug the
profits of the farm.. We do not even control
the crops produced. They are mortgaged to
some iomerchant before they are mate, and
the Felling ia entirely out of our hi,nds. Mo
you nnst see the iced of doing somethilg to
place the fat mer on more solid ground. N'or
y ears we have been trying to thro w oIf
the yoke of the lien law, but we hove
never succeeded because of no organised
movement. We pay six tiaes nnre tese than
the merchants. and yet.the control of itit of
our lands and crops is in their hands. 1'ile
met chant hu no interest to our lands, and
evety 3car they are being impoverisheo, and
we get nothing in ttetrn. Under this order
of tihings our lanttsare depreciating in va.ne,
and ILeany of our ettiz'ae are seeking homnes
in o her tattis. All ot.her cliugi are nutted
to reeaet enercithtuttent upon their rights,
while the farmet a" doing notning for snlf
protect.on. Now you all know thece things
are so, and it. is your own fault You know
how yon would fate if yon seud a negro into
5 our ields to hoe cotton and you never go
near him. A legislator in this respect is jat
lilc' the repro. tie sits In the l.egtilaturo and
sees the mercbants, lawyers ant doctors pit
bills c etritnent.s, to the interests of it'
farmer constituents. and he does nothing be
cause he Is not tooked aftr: and in forated as
to the wants of the farmer, and theso wantt
can only be made known through and by or.
genl a t ion. Ito, brother faruners, lot us organ.
izo and cease to be the boast of burden for
others to ride while we wallt and pay tie
"At. the Convention in Columbia resolu
tions were passed asking the Stato to appro.
priate some of the taxes wrung out of us to
educate our children, alongside of the appro
priation for the Pouth Carolina College tc
train up more professional men and tax-ecoa
.nrmet-alongsidta of the appropriattou
made to the Citadel to train up soldiers who
in times of peace, have not uunua taste 01
training in fighting the battle of life, and
gaining the victory in the shtane of meat, and
uread. l it, right that you farinersanould b
taxed to train up professinnmt men to proS
upon-yon, while the public schools are opet
only a few months in the year? Is it. righl
that you should be taxed $16,000 to tia
maintenance of militia and rt20.00t to po3
comnmistonere and ianagers of elotio'
H ow dcea the adjutaut general's ofilee, con
surning $20,000 of our taxes, compare it
your mind in usefulness and lasting benotiti
to the fitate with a great institutioi vaort
hundreds of practical ly.trained and ednottet
farmers are turned out every year? )on't I
reind you of the bny who told his fathei
that he did not care a snap of his fiugo
about shoes, but be must have a breaetptn ?
"Thero are two inatitatons in title dtat
receiving btate aid where a. young man oar
get a literary education and become a pro
fesCiontal man, but in t,his great agricnlturn
t- tale., where f armers p ay thtre-four t,s of Iih
taxce, wnhave not,a single institution wher
a farmer's boy can g8t a good farcner's eduet
SlIon. Is this rig ht? Is i.just? Lset us Wak
uto our internets and demand a looping of
oRt all useless oflices in county and State, ani
to encourage agriculture let us demand
reductIon of taxal.ion, especially upon ont
lands, of at, least 60 per cent., and mtoc
equally disatri bute the burden. Let, us bay
our public schools open ten moniths in th
y ear. Let na have an agricultaral and mne
chianleai college, and a training andi in
d uatrial-school for g irls.
".lf we should flad any man guilty ot en
deavorlng to stir iup the farmers as a 5101
ptng-stone to office, I'd advise you tospewhlr
out of your mouth like so mnuch tilth. I wari
you t oboeware of pollitians, even though t,he:
come to you inathe guise of far..nors. Vot
are a great power for good,urnd asdangerou
power for evil, and the politIoian wilt cout
you as ardent,ty ast ever lover courtet
rnaiden, but hold bn teodur virtue.
"'Be true to yourselves
A nd it wi)1 follow as night follows day
'That y on cannot be false to any man.'
"At the Conveontlon it was decided.the
farni.era nesaed a college, and a trainini
school for girls. ibefore the war whon ou
sons grazduated t,hey returned to their honme
and used <their-educastion:and. talenta Il
keeping d own taxat.lonpAnd t.n btiding up
splepdid conti.ry soolety. Bat not so no04
When our boys raantste they see thel
famovea' hampered iydebt, despondent, an<
their lan ds lying idle. lseeing no inducement
at, home they remain in the oities and Lown
to swell ths. already,. overcrowded profli
ions. Its t,ben becomes their irtterest t
create and mult,iply Otilees and increase tau
alion, and to this end iney use their 0duc J
lionsand talents. His .assoelatlons at -e9
le ge give hIm theoldea i,hat work is degrad
ing; i.e they live from hand to inout,h, be
corne tsha pera and Ahirkes, when If they onu:
knew -it the very tonic,needed- to deveio
their man hood is oagood honest. day's worl
a clw o aeende~s*aor to show you tb
great necessity of -organizing. It 1s bres
and meat; but, let me warn you, more thal
bread and nient, even home ltself depend
I upon the farmers remaining a-solid Demt
cratic unrit; and that man -who ,wottld b
wordl or act estrapg. y.onyaffecton,u 4rom ou
old DemocratIc mother, who nursed us in ou
* shome and humiiat4iou, is a traitor 'to hi
country- and -to- the -best interests of bi
At the concltisIon of Mr. Thomas's adidrell
Mr. D. E, I(ee moved that the farmers
this Oou'nt.y do organize. Mr. 21. M.Cop
I rose to a point of inforination and dtesired I
knew for what purpose the farmers intende
organizing. Pr. I' J. Atembert, in rooly5 rea
srn extract, from the recent letter of Mr. I0,1
Hf lackichouse to Tita NEWSa ANn CoURicra se
ting fori ii as nearly as possible the objet,s
lilr. Con per then addressed the meet,ing I
a short, ht forciolo manner. lie desxired L
k lnow what was the object in formnitng t,ow
- ship clubs, and callng a cotunty conuven tInt
en If It was not to put a tIcket, in thie field. ii
could think of nr'thler business .that woul
jdevolve urpon thorm, If the farmers org,tn
ized ini this county, the very great datmge
) would be a rup'ttro of the tUoznoertev ati
iberefom e the organization shota lip eott
. with the nutost earo. -~ eagain asked fn
informtt.ori as to whast,w6ud become rof thn
24 per cent, of our olt,isens who are ntt
I farimere. -Were .they,tt, be. loft put In t,h
cold ? Ho was afiXlott to see sone of t,h
) Tillumurn recom,meiAtalion sarrfid ont, lIt
esa it-holn it wormed not,doi to endtorsO t,herr
Mr. ;r"l-er tok excoplimi. t Mr. Tlio:n-as
rexieik about tha .Jpgts(at.ors being til
ha>du. lett. witht,t ani overseer. to deflee
- any imon to c4x.re hi4 roerird, nrnd shnt
whets ho h,ad votedi fo~r ailtiA lo bitt Whiel
',as coultmntaeal i1. nio Ariners.
Ati t his.juntou,r, 4.ti,tor trarlo wa,e socn il
the idc,~mie, fujd a ca'tll,* syas ndo for hitn
to ad .dits tptt'lni M' Ear os ani
Ji i s bid (reAft stltn at .h ,n exite
)e r. It er'ut.ld SAtn SibJEtott, to teIts a
rosjir vie', a' .Uji,ihese . purpV4eoi.eer
prort ity i'rriett bu, '(Nihtung ont 1ne Sta1
I gi of organiizAIltiu to the0 )emaoarsyV i
h4silfesld,batit,hng awuare beni,tLOa.cas
Umticben a peoplo becamte voittiolvypo
*a reuts Clclsnions wonld .eec 3nd .h .iftAr
opt ct iO sight, of tht 'da%terbt uh ni n 55
roptnd them, Jt is hot nle-5sty for, ts t
lou)Ahehmaany.year to retalI those 4e
ota-swhen' one tiatte was :bted .dowu tb
ii I+ nf'.ntce -Rst's aesc 'e '.-,t
that not nl the fam1ea but aUs aaaro
en|, ie t tO reyn
rR11i. Ie d q dts rin
t ti0otndIt a , o r's 11 . - i tt eii
wew Nea rf. , n ltt
imt h i *eI,. an1r~4notetand4 the
iut b o te to ano sp dt4
ione" a thtllb edtoMLiteblu)drn,
bUt 1n y want to e' toe lnoete Who
tro unabio to aeoureeducatiotl p ut for
I. s npt Jut to nea o ate
thren aM tiiyrIo ecao en wihu h
prae.ice)l now$ fe aee the futt; atoh fl rxn.
era are genea y poor,and rOf ess. Ulive
the gitls a eQ as ltA,e ttteboys,
At the clofs o le'e i tRe Mr.
Keele's motion to orgeuitol couw at
tnd unanimously Carrl? VApt. . e
Ra ibshn alle4.to the haw o t re Atst
:w niauI5eteniyuouof loew" inN we;
e oted. r. .Thoma Wasmad O r
ntau and p~t oopreoretrt br.J. A..
amethe oftbre th fIootg esolutions,
.hich were luinnmonsly carried t
iereas,we the farmers of tt tetor onty,
Are n mass moeting assembled; be II re
1. That the farmers be requested and
101tsuoted to organize a farniers' lub II "OAh
'9. Thba we teepp a o0nmittee of si x tc aft
that .this eomttoo appoint a.ootumitteo of
three men in each township to make this re.
quest and carry out, the inst,ruotlon.
8. That this comittee eo aeieated be
authorized and empowered to Oall a oonven
tion of. The farmers to be composed of dele
gates from each olub, and to aetormine and
ilx the number of delegates to be sent from
each clnb to said convention.
Mr. J. E. Wilson t'ien offered tho follow.
lug iesolutons, which wore unanimously
Whereas, it has come to the ears of this
meotin that in the opinion of some the or.
,ganization of tarmers thrmughout the ttate
Is antagonistic to the Demrooratio- pssl.
therefore be it resolved :
1. That the lemocratio party has in the
pas. p roved itself worthy of our Confidence,
and that we are now in lull accord with the
2. That it is the sense of this meeting that
the organization of farmers in this 3tato is
for their mutual benefit and improvement,
and the promotion of agriculture generally,
and that It has no political aignifioanoe.
Pursuant to the resolutions adopted as
offered by Mr. J. A. lthatne, tho followiug
gentlemen were appointed to secure a
thorough organization of the farmers in the
county: Mesr.. ti. P..Kelly W. D.tloar.
borougb, J. A. Rhame, H. M. ieams B. .
Dabbs and J B Wilson. By modon the
nane of the chairinan, Mr. H. . Thomas,
was added to tho committee.
The inctiri,g was in every respect pleasant
- and barinonious. Although unled as a Till
man meeting, itore'erence to the Agrionl
tural Moses was made in. any of the ad
dresF-ee. It ,was simply a meeting of farmers
look lrg to organization for their mutual im
provemrent, and, as Mar. Wilson's resolutions
state, has no political sigtifdeance whatever.
It. Is certain tiat Tlllman holds no place in
the berts of our farmers They are willing
to orgnsize for self interest, but they will be
lead in politic, as a class by no n.
Ileforu nCJaurnntent the following was
c.Ofred by tUr. 1. J. Remtort, and afoptod
with entbusiasin and unanlmity:
Whet i ta, at the request of his Excellency
Gover.ior Hugh 8 Tompson it, has been
commihted to our Ienat'or and ltepresenta
tives to recomrtnend a fit and proper person
to till the position of clerk of the court for
'iumiter Cour-ty, made vaoant by the death
of the lamenicd Cuttino; ati, whereas, Col.
Jas. D. Graham has been unanimously re
coninended by our delegation as a fit and
proper prison; and, whereas, it has been
cbaiged that. U~l. .Graham is unfit to
hold any elites of honor or trust; and, whero
a, vovernor Thompson has pliac'ui said
charges in the hands of our :onator and
Reprecentatives in order that the senen of
the people may be taken concerning then;
therefore, be it
Reiolvred, That. we, the members of the Ag.
rieultural Ansociation in convention as
enibler heatily endorse Col. Graham as
eminent., fit for the position to which ho
hls been recommended, and that we regard
him aF a man of the highest honor. and that
lilt- appointment will no universally gratify.
PABAItfl.. 0.U aPARTA.NRURG.
Excwastve Itatas have ti.tun' th rops-.
Hopaless vondition of Famers--ourt
and Other Ilatters.
1i1'AiTAr nou1tO, July 2 -The Court of Gen.
eral Bessions adjourned ?n Wednesday and
the jury was dismissed uutil Friday. Suit
able resolutions were paseed in honor of the
late t-enator N. H. Bobo whoso death de.
prtved our bar of one of iti load lug lawyers.
The Court was engaged on Thursday In hear.
iD ,equity citres.
Far mors are now, on the first, damy of July,
in themost hopeles cond tion;t hat tbey have
been .Iice the war. 1t is sad to wttuos' the
condition of t .o orops. The dry year of '45
Old not find the.farmers ine as flieheartened
cenditione on the first of July as they are to
day. inany of them are now almo~st nope..
le ss. The smail g ain is soolling ini toe field.
Hlundreds of acres of oats, the la.te sotwing,
cl bow own and cannot, be out. Every
foo, f otomland in the count.y wa nader
water yesterday, and It will be too late to
plant oser when the grouud dries, ceen if
the lains should now cease. Every acre of
tegrowing crops needs work at, the same
This condition hass been brought about by
two niontha of unprecedented rainfall. W.
P. Irwin, aent ofthe Airl.tane depot, is fur
nished wiha rain gauge and hoe makces out
daily reports of the weather for the siganal
d epartme.nt. He reporis the rainfali for May
'12 inches. for June 11.04; total for two
Smorths 28.04. In May there was a rainfh,ll of
6.53 Inches ln twenty-four hour s and 8.70
in three days. On .the first day of'nly there
Swas a tail of 8 il ches in twenty-four hours.
The tainfall for jest May was 5 inches, while
only 4 inches fell tn June. Aout 48 inoes
Is considered an annual average rainfall.
This morning the sun is shining, th, first
since last Batnr'dsy,hbut theweathier wise sav
it will aeon lain again beoanae it cleared ofr
Theev B. . Olifrord, with ten of his fp:.
* pisfrt the tUnirn eminary, was here
1 In North Carolina. They are a lively set,, and
,it. Uwill take wide-awalko teachers to keep up
.* with them. Ane,rievueishe
r .The H on. Ma. F.Am9,f.revl,ishr
attending to some business in Coart.
t Jndge Hudson is pegging away at the civil
s doeketeto-day. Yeaterday he was engaged
I- in he aring a lot of small, nnimuporitant. cases,
S Inany of thern being appeals fr.om the Courts
- of trial jostles. Ino ease thee papers were
-lost, andl the Judge said, rather gravely, that
b. these papers shonld be kept by the proper
- ofomee, and lawyers shottid net be permlt&ed
- to carry them ovt; but just then this face
r broadened into a smile, and he said : "But
p pe'rhaps, it would be her.ier if all suoen 0%pers
:, mere lost." The people will agree with tOo
Judge in that matter. Many hours are con
e e urned at every Uourt by heating these littlo
Ia p ppeal oases from trial justices, If. he finc.
1'Coeds In reforming that gnatter in our county,
s we will elect hiin to any offlee the eid, Taese
-,appe ala reshlt from litigants emplOying ton
7 ,dollar lawyers en three-dollar oases. If
r , parties would submit, these nruaiers of- dis
r puio tothe ta lal just.ice or a jury of their
a teeighbors, they Would be'as apt, to get, asjust
5s a Geosion as if they employed thle best lotal
talent and earried their cages to the highest~
U Cour t of the Rate,.
rA OHAI2.R14 (O' 014gWgu.
A aseKy thant Played False-..A Boy
- CYPiaFes. JARnT&OoN C'OUNrY, Juno 2$.
'rEcar ;.t plice, a few nights eince, Town.
t Baed atevent, a -colored exhorter, entered
* the bairn -et Mr.: John WV. Sitaokey witht a
-false re'y Walch had been frequently used for
that, puirame. M Ar. li,ueohoy, who was on th3
watch. titura the fatal key and sat'ely 1,1
Icairceratedi the roverend gentlemana untIl he
r was dispatched t.y Trial J ustice tiuHoqe to
prison, whetre Io can sinrg psailms and monh
tale on the vicisitudes of life tuntil the Court
r gies hima free ride to the Penit entiary.
t cloedboy died on Frdyngtnear
i Bihopvllefrom l.he effects of poison wichit
hesaid, was administered by an old notered
'woman. An inquest will bee hold to-day.
One WIllIam M. Johnson, a colored lbau
Spreaichrr, was sent to jail yesterday, oa rg.,d
with dIgging Into the sm1)oihou.,e of Mra'
Jhni W. Woodhamee, at'Stolfes' lirIdge, and
After a d<. ,erate struggle of several wseek.
'with the grease, t.bo fatrmers of this sectlon
now itednige the hope of a good oi-op.
:Patagaphes of P'ernoiaal interest.
1 'Ib Rev. M. E.. Broadus, recently pastor of
I the.)Haptist Church in Camden, delivered the
literary address at'ihe recent cmtgenco
- nent bf.,Bardlin College, Mtsiohyl.
-ealel4Iteutrell, of Mlarapalen Ilidney
a 0ollege, Prince lidtward County, Va. is visit
'riends and %relatvs n Yorcvulle.
a Mre.o Joh anston, La iii YOrktilie, the guevi
a ir. Charles Fowler, of *Ipert,aburg, was
-graddated fror naery .oiie;e, Ut., at Its
D'W~ W. M Geddings, of Alken, has- novedi
r toJkewocd, N J.1.where-ho -will- praattooe
i bs-pofesson oolo haraera mont,h.
; B wlreturn to Aiken in the fait*
+praIdeat Q1eIsgand'ea sa of Akhe dU
,Iresltesi a.lan; E*ab<iRgeryr ,Calla
.th a .ebe -PtteaS and a PI. /M
MliatIsea oa benterew.
WAHuINOTON, Jily 8.--Tho Aonato
coininittoo on pousions in Ito .roport
recomnioending the pasngo, over, tho
Presideut' 'voto of a bill granting a
pension to MIary J. NQttage, saya 1 "4
great bas becomo the number of such
vetoes intorposod by the present .4xoou
tivo, all within a tbw wooko past, and so
extraordinary the conluro, solnotimuob
radoly oxprtslsed, and in neat.ly overy
instance sovorely impliod, of the action
of the two houses of Congress and of
their committoes upon which has. do
volved the wearlsome and gonorally unl
aprociated labor of uvostgatlug thode
laimls, accomani u in many oases
by sneh ridiculo of and evident
dIsgust with the claims thoumselves,
that your committoo . fool that they
are justitlod in a brief roview of the
oiroumhstanosa involved. In doin this
a strong olbrb will be iado to restrain
a'uot unnatural foolinlg of indiguatiou,
\ivlch, if portuitted to assumo propor
tions which the provoontion justillos
would wholly destroy thoso rospoott\uL
forms of expression which must bo
maintained in the ofilotal intercourse
between the ditiloront otlloora and do
partniouts of thoGoverniment. This bo
comes more necessary in prolortion, as
it is rendered more dittlouit by reason
of the unjust and unexampled stylo
in which some of the messages of
the Prosidenht are expressed. It,
shall be the oitort of the omminlttoo
to get on in this ditloult matter
without violating the courtosios of oill
clal intercourse by imitating an oxam
ple which, so fir as we are aware, is
without precedent, and which, so fatr as
we are concerned, shall remain so."
The. committee prooods to show that
26 per cent. of the Seu e bills and only
Si per cent. of the House bills submit
ted to the President have ,boon vetoed,
and says it is not insensible to the spo
cial condemnation which this dispar
aging contrast infliots. "Much oriti
cism " the report continues, "has boon
Indulged in by the President of the me
thods of legislation pursued by the two
houses of Congress, and however unia.
formed he may be upon the subject and
however unintentionally, by reason of
want of knowledge, he may have mis.
represented to the country the methods
of legislation which have been pursued
in like cases ever sinco Congresses and
Parliaments have existed and which
have, since Parliaments became free,
been safo from kingly and presidential
interference all the same the people
are misled by the unwarranted state
ments of the President as to the man
nor in which legislation upon pension
claims and the like is. and of necessity
must be conducted. The pension busi
ness of the Senate has never been better
done than during this session. Those
members of the committee who have
performed most have boon as careful as
any, and the derision of their patient
considerations and exhausting labors to
help along these noblest and best por
tions of God's poor and the country'e
benefactors can originate only in a wisa
and noble nature which is misled, or in
one that, if informed, sadly needs recoun
struction or recreation."
The report embodies a copy of in
structions by the assistant secretary of
the interior to the commissioner of pen
sions as follows :
"P'ieste cause the 'same to be critically ex.
anined and repirt to this department
wbehber, in yonropinion, any objeoctios- to
their approval are known to exist. In 04ses
where objections exist they should be spool.
fically set forth."
"This Indicates," the committee say's,
"unmistakably that the President relies
upon the commissioner for his facts."
The report continues: "Why the Presi
dent should initiate thisgame of shuttle
cock and pelt a co-ordinate deparitment
of the Government with vetoes based
upon a review of the action of Congress
by some su bordinate of the commissioner
of pensions, is a topic which will
bear thought, but, perhaps, may be left
without disoussion. Why the finding
of the two houses of Congress should be
discetdited and attributed to unworthy
mot,ives, ind il'eronce or incapacity, while
the reassertion by a pension, clerk that
ho is right and Congress wron;x, is ac
copied as a basis of fact in theso numer
cus vetoes, it is hard to perceive, butt all
throu gh these vetoes there seems to run
the fallacy that the power of Congress to
grant pensions is limited to what may
already be done by the pension office
under the general law. It is difficult to
write in that rudimentary way upon ther
nature of pen;sions and the various
grounds of comnpensatory .charity and
p)ublc policy which is necessary in order.
to remove this Impression. It is sufl-.
cient to observe thst the juris
diction of the legislative power of
this Government is larger than that
of the commissioner of pensions,
and that, sooner or later, although it may
cost the countryr a prolonged and steady
effort, this truth will become apparent.
But it should be remembered that in a
very large number of these bills passed
by Congress important original written
evidence is filed with the committees or
presented ver bally, as in hearings before
other committees upon all public ques
tions which come before legislative
bodies; often the applcant is present
with his statement and h's palpable, dis
abilities, This evidence is not available
to the Executive, at least without asking
and never has been in possession of the
pension ofice. Consequently, in nearly
every ease the Congressional statement
stands U por Atronger proof than the find
ing of the - acts which the President sets
up in the disapproval of the bill."
flBP'.uy 71 I C DYNAMLZJAgg,
A Communsity that to tn Symnpathy with
tutth roote and lougs Earners.
C~C ca0, July 3.--In the town of Jeffer..
son spies, Parsons, Schawb and other
Anarchists, appear to be looked upon as
forerunne(rs of a great social reform. The
citizens of JTefforson are showing their
83 mipathy for the indicted dynamj ters in
a substantIal manner. For a week past
a. subscription paper has been publicly
circulated for the defence fund for the
A naerchists. The collections reached $500
Yesterday. The money was deliveredl
to the tre'usarer of the fund for the Cen
tral Labor Unioni, Only one subscrip
toni on the entire lis:t was mere titan one
dlar. It wats by the ladles branches of
tho 'lurnverein Society of Jefferson. The
ladies gave $25 and spcilledl that they
ceaired It to go chiefly to defence of
Spies. Fred Englehart, justice of the
pece for JTefforson, is dtOwn for one del
acr arnd his wife~ and a Mrs. IBlum, both
monmbers.of the Turnveroini, secured the
$25 donation by that society.
A JY1 ItNhs)V TO 00rl'X0N.
Lica Attachtung the dirap te Northi Caro..
hImA.1i r, N. C., June 80.-A- ne w and
lIS(ions enemy of the cOtton crop) has
al poared in this section. Lice attdiolt
tMHrnolves to the uinder surfaceote
leaves and suck the juice of the heve
and Aon he lthas a on as te latteraput
or two days after bein attacked loka
wIion.e lnino kosand granula
tio.th.en lif parea damaging the crop
*hooting a e s cAe wre hn biossom, or
came.upo .th Calosan the cold saap.
Winter have si sackeratci ieris
St all the wn, mx A hnicely and i.ro not
'he pros n eao loss of thie rop '
lin a very bnIws. nge0 gr pinemar
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COTTON SEED AND GRIAIN ClRU8fR'ER
State Agents for
KEMP'S MANURE AND C0TTON.SE
Distributes in Drills and Uroadoast.
[EVERY MACklINE WARRANTED,
Solo Agents -for
FJHOB. BRIADFORD & CO.'S 0OBN, WHEIAT
AND FEEDCI MULS,
THOMAI5 IMOOTHING HARROW
LA DOW PULVERIZING HARRGW4,
EHE ITHfAOA~ HOW3E RAKE, PLASTE
AND GRLAIN BROADCAST SOWER,
BALDWIN'S FEIED CUITERSJ,
BURRAL'S CORN SHEiLLERIS
BUFFAL.O 3TADIDARD) 8CALES,
BOU TT'B -BARtBD')FENCE WilRE
Solo Agents for
D)ELEBRIATEU~ DEEIREC WALKING AND
RID)ING CUrI/V ATOR.
BOL1D COMPORT "TONGUEL ESS" BULKY
PLOU(fl. The Wonder on- Wheels,
RtUBIUCRBELJTING, GIN BRISTLES,
Siir fU 8R EWs, BOLTING CtO0TH,
JORN HHEi,1R, . BOIlTING WIRES,
IIUGA R-0AN1 MiLLS AND MAfDRIN)3RY,
MOWXiRi and EEs, FAN Vfl4,
IRBAlqE' SOAIL1m and.
TIART & COMiPANY,
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