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If Arthur gets to be President.,?
What then? This is now the question
of the hour.
The-Charlcston Mercury threatens
to sue the Charleston Herald for tak
ing a part of its title.
There arc four papers in Suinter.
This county must be blessed with a
kind of literary atmosphere.
The Greenville News thinks it very
natural for ihe Spirit of the Times to
"Wc should always be just before we
are generous. No man has a right to
give, until he has paid his debts.
The Prohibition Convention has
been postponed to some time in ?Sep
Bayard gives a dark jiic'tnre of the
political cousoquenoes of the Presi
dents death, if it should happen.
"SenatorDavid Davis' wealth is es
timated at from four to live millions,
chiefly made by investing in lots in
the suburbs of growing western
If Arthur becomes President, the
parties will become so even in the
Keimte that we may expect the dead
liest kind of a dead lack.
Henry Wattcrson of the Coui-icr
Journal*ays; "Airs. S uralt was hang
ed on less circumstantial evidence
than occurs to the miud as to Roseoe
Conk ling and Chester A. Arthur."
Sarah Bernhardt ou her return to
Europe commenting upon her A uter i
can tour says; "The women are charm
ihg, every thing is lovable, but the
men arc not so nice as the women."
Judge Bond has set a noble exam
ple in one thing. When his sun was
admitted to practice law, he told him
that he need not bring a case in his
court as he would refuse to hc?r him
?Bishop Stevens of the Episcopal
Church of Pennsylvania advises the
clergy of his diocese not to use tlu
Bevise.l New Testament as King
J allies' is the authorized version.
Let us continue faithful in the ful
Ohncntof our promises to the color
ed people, and not be driven from
the line of duty by their continual
and foolish opposition. Wc should do
l ight regardless of eti'ects.
The Augusta Constitutionalist
suggests if the President dies that
the Democrats elect Joseph E Brown
President of the Senate. Then if Arth
ur dies he will step into the Presi
The dead lock at Albany is dragg
ing along in the dreariest kind of
style. Are the people willing to sub
mit to such an enormous expenditure
:if money for the miserable spirit of
It is strange, yet true, that the best
of Judges and .'Juries seem to be in
Uueuced by the social, moral, or in
i elect ual position of the attorneys
who plead before him. This is wrong.
The merit of the case and nothing
else, should be our guide.
A colored man killed three children
of Sheriff Micslcr of Fernando Coil li
ly, Florida, on Tuesday. He was left
in charge of the children while the
Sheriff.was away. He was hanged
immediately and in the presence of
two hundred citizens, white and col
Gen. Jim Stcedmaa, an old lighter,
rays that Chester A. Arthur is a for
eigner and not eligible lb the oflicc of
President, and that the Democrats
and better Republicans must unite
and keep him out of it, if Gar field
Dispatches on Tuesday bring the
news that a man by the name of Mc
Namara, evidently crazy, says'.hat
"he is inspired by God to shoot
Blaine." He has been arrested in
Washington. It seems a little singu
lar that all the crazy threats and at
tempts should be directed against the
administration party, and none
against the stalwarts. There ap
pears to be some system in the in
The coolness of the assassin
Guiteau is exhibited in the following
little colloquy which passed between
himself and Chief of Police Brooks
011 Tuesday in prison. The prisoner
asked if Garfield was suffering. Chief
Brooks answered, "He is suffering
very much indeed." To this the as
sassin replied, "I am sorry, very sor
ry indeed that he sutlers?1 wish I
had put another ball into him. That
would have ended his sufferings
A most horrible crime has just
come to light in Savannah Ga. The
body of a white man was found pack
ed in ice in a house not long vacated
by two Italian fruit venders named,
Varvto and Par ego. The body was
identified a? that of Stephen Capello,
ah old Italian vender of images who
was known to have about $'2000 in
cash. The man was undoubtedly
murdered by these two Italian fruit
venders for his money wdio prevent
ed the exposure of the deed until they
made their escape by paying the rent
of the house for a month in advance
and announcing that they were only
going off on :i short visit.
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'HIU RS DA Y, il? L Y 7, TsS 1 .
Thoughts ?? ihc Tragedy.
It may be said that the horrible
deed at Washington being committed
by a half crazy ollice seeker should
have no other than au individual sig
nilicutiou. But it appears, to us, that
borne profitable lessons may be drawn
from a contemplation of the eriiue.
However much we may endeavor to
circumscribe its influence, it will be
taken and commented upon abroad
as a result of our political system.
And are we sure that it is not? All
individual action and individual oplii
ion is generated and shaped by the
fstirrouiuliug atmosphere of thought
ami feeling in the same way that the
life and growth of every plant is de
pendent upon climatic action. The
I violent spirit of faction is running
riot and corrupting every thing, ami
the "spoils system*' is forcing honest
men out of politics.
"sTlie-crazy spirit of faction," as the
Tribune styles it, which is fostered by
leading politicians of both parties,
and which is now illustrated in the
Ulizcrableflghtat Albany- is as respop
sible for the tragic a Hair enacted un
der the shadow of the White House
as the demented dreaming) of the
miserable wretch who conceived and
executed it. The love of o'liee,
which seems to be nothing more than
the love of money and notoriety, born
of the infamous "spoils system." is
running the nation mad. OliSee is
made too much the reward for rascal
ilv. There is loo much of the glit
ter of gold in it. There should be
nothing in it, beyond an honest living
The ??icials, or servants of the pub
lie should never be elevated a'?6ve
their masters, the people. Let us cul
tivate a higher public schinuqutj ami
leach the rising generation, that hou
or and profit does not lie altogether
iu public position.
- mm ? ?a*. -
The following taken from the Pal
metto Yeomaii is a good text for a
"There is a class of home guards
or bomb-proofs who skulk danger in
the hour of conflict, and then when
the battle is won they will throw up
their hats and shout as loud as any
There are many of this kind ol
people in the world. They are a sort
of go-easy non-committal crowd who
agree to everything, or, at b ast, are
sure that their views coincide with
the majority. They always follow
public opinion and never lead it.
They never risk battle on au uncer
tain issue. They esteem it far more
important to be with the crowd than
to be right. Such men are not Worth
living. They .-ire not hing but home
guards, and only lit lb stay at home
and take care of the women and Child
r< n. Instead of benefiting the world
lliey are only seeking to get all they,
can out of il. Life is a battle, and
full of surging waves of errors and
trouble, and there i.. no dodging the
issue with honor. We must have
stout and brave hearts. Wo are
bound to take sides, and in doing so
we must step on the side of the right,
no matter how weak ami unpopular
it may be?no matter if it consigns
us to utter annihilation, or apparent
degradation. Let us go to the front,
ami be ashamed to be home guards.
A CaiHlitl Con ft SBloii.
About the time of the Louisiana
fraud by the Electoral Commission
Senator RoscoeCoukling had a long
talk with the Hon. Lewis Lawrence,
of Utieo, who gives, according to the
New York Sun, the following account
of what took place:
"One night I was with him in his
room silently smoking while Conk
ling walked up and down liken rag
ing lion. At last he broke out: 'Law
rence, I can't keep company with this
riff-raff any longer. They are rot ton
with corruption, tmd, after having
taken everything else, they are
bound topical the Presidency. Sher
man reeks with plunder. Wheeler
is a virtuous log-roller. Stanley
Matthews would sell his soul for
ofllce. As for Hayes, he is simply a
pious sneak, ready to give money to
be President, and to drop on his
knees in tears if caught at it. 1 have
a great mind to get up in the Senate
and denounce the whole thing to
morrow, and call on honest Hcpubli
cans to give the election to Tilden,
lowborn you, as well as I, kuow it
belongs.' I told him it would drive
him into the Democratic party! and
he said: 'Let it drive; there are more
gentlemen and fewer hogs than wiiii
us.' These were just his words."
The above is a candidly confessed
judgment, by the lending stalwart of i
I he country, of the rest of the Re
publican crew. But i is not the view
of individuals that is so important
as t lu; acknowledgment by one who
knows, in consequence of his close
connection with the Electoral Com
mission, that the Presidency was
stolen. The wdiolo country, North
and Smith, knows that Tilden and
not Hayes wan elected President, Slid
it is an everlasting disgrace to the
The JPublie Fueling.
The public indignation at the at
tempted assassination at. Washington
seems to be wide spread aud genuine.
From all parts of the country, South
as well as North, anxious inquiries,
and expressions of profound sorrow
go up to the capital. Public meet
ings arc held every where and resolu
tions of condolence are passed. Such
public calamities, if they do nothing
else, tend to illustrate the brother
hood of humanity, aud we trust will
result iu bringing about a more har
monious and conservative feeling a
mong the better classes of all par
ties aud sections. Politics run too
high, and choke out all the nobler and
liner elements of human nature.
TIbo feliooliitg of the JPrcal
On Saturday, about mid-ciay, the
terrible intelligence reached Orange
burg of the attempted assassination
of President Garlield. The villain
ous act was done by a miserable
shiftless and half demented lawyer
of Chicago, of Italian origin, named
t harlos iJutte.au, because the Presi
dent had refused him an appoint1
menl to a foreign consulate, although
he assigns as his reason for the deed
the salvation of the Republic-ill parly.
The President, was in the ladies' room
of the Baltimore and Potomac Rail
road, accompanied by Mr. Blaine,
the secretary of State. While he was
walking; arm iu arm, with Mr.
Blaine, two reports of a pistol were
heard. Mr. Blaine made for the as
sassin, hut failed to capture him. He
I ibcu called to the people to stop him,
I and he was thus taken into custody
and lodge.I in Prison. Mr. Blaine,
seeing that the President was falling,
ran Ip hi in and caught hi in in his
arms. It was found that both shots
had taken ell'eet, the lirst in the rich'
arm, ami the second, just, above the
right hip, near .the kidneys. The
physicians piobed for the balls, but
I unsuccessfully. The attempted*mttr
dorer was taken to prison and on the
way evinced the utmost eollo?s?ess.
His action w?s deliberate and deter
mined. I le shot first for the heart
and next for the stomach. He said
that he was a stalwart, aud that
Arthur was now President, and that
he did the shooting its a political ne
('easily. Letters were afterwards
found upon his person iu which he
said, 'I am a sla'.wa t of the stalwarts.
I am a lawyer, a theologian and a
politician. 1 was with Grant and the
rest of our men in New York, during
the canvass. 1 had no ill-will to
war Is the President. Iiis death was
a political necessity.'
The history of the assassin shows
him to be a worthless character. He
was a kind of dead-beat around the
hotels of Chicago. He was of
brooding revengeful disposition, and
was passionately fond of notoriety.
Iiis own lather says that he was in
sane, wicked and unreasonable, and
that he was beyond redemption.
Whether this man committed this
diva ll'u 1 crime on his own responsi
bility, or as the tool of a: other, time
alone will develop.
'i'lie President*? Co ii <Li (ion.
Dispatches of a cd tilli cling nature
have been coining in hourly as to the
condition of the President since the
unfortunate shooting. The follow
ing to the News anil Courier, will
give probably tue most correct idea
of his condition: ,
New York, July 5?5.33 P. M. ?
From interviews with Drs. Hamilton.
Parker and Seale, whoattended Liu
eoln, I gather that Gar li eld's chances
Of recovery are very slight. It will
be ten days before the danger from
peritouitis is over and six weeks be
fore all fear of fatal suppuration sub
sides. Few similar cases are record
ed in which recovery took place. Dr.
Hamilton says that Dr. Sims's sug
gestion to open President Gar field's
abdomen and extract the bullet is
wild, impracticable and not be
E X FC ? Tl V E M AN SI O N,
Washington, D. C.
July Oth?8,30 a. m.? The Presi
dent has passed a most comfortable
night and has slept well. His condi
tion throughout is as favorable as
when the last bulletin was issued, the
pulse beating less frequent, and now
1)8 ; temperature OS to 1)1) : risp.uat ion
23. Signed, D. W. Bliss,
J. K. Beans,
J. J. Woodward.
The Bulletin last night> to which
this refers, represented the President
as taking nourishment and gaining
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Sontli Carolin a Rail Road.
CHANGE OF 8C1IEDULI. .
On and after May 15th, 1881, Passenger
Trains on this 'Bond will run as follows:
Greenville Express Train.
'OOrNO east (DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY.)
Leave Cohuifbia at.6 00 P M>
Arrive at Camdcn at.8 4n "
Leave Orangeburg.7 57 ??
Arrive at Charleston.10 45 "
GOING WEST ( daily EXCEI'T 3UND4.Y.)
Leave Charleston at. 6 00 A M.
Leave Orangcburg at. b 43
Leave Camdcn at. (3 15
Arrive at Columbia at.10 35 M
Way Freight and Passenger Trains?Daily
?Lcnvc'Coluinbiu. G .30 A M
Arrive at Camdcn.12 40 P M
Leave Orangeburg.10 13 A M
Arrive at Augusta. ? 20 P M
" Charleston. 1 55 F M
GOING WEST (DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY.)
* Leave Charleston. 9 05 A M
'* Augusta. 7 55 *?
*' Orangcburg. 120 P M
Arrive at Columbia.~. 5 30 "."
* Passengers leaving Columbia or Ohar
lcBton on these trains nave to change cars
at :Brauchville to .roach Charleston at 1 55
|> m or Cohmrbia at 5 -30 p m.
Night Express Trains? Daily.
Leave Columbia. .-$ 00 P }fc
?* Orangcburg.12 31 A M
Arrive at Augu -ta. 7 25
Charleston. 0 3? "
GOING West, DAILY
Leave Charleston. 8 10 P It
" Augusta. 7 00 "
Orangcburg. 1 62 A M
Arrive at Columbia. 5 30 "
On Columbia Division Night ExpreBB
Trainb run daily; all other trains daily ex
On Augusta Division all Passenger TrainB
Steeping Cars arc attached to Night Ex
piesa Trains?berths only $1.50?between
Columbia, Charleston and Augusta. On
Saturdays and Sundays, round trip tickets
arc sold to and from all stations at one
fust-class fare lor the round trip, good till
Monday noon to return. Excursion tick
ets good for ten days are regularly on aale
at six cents per mile for round trip to and
trout all stations. Connections made at
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and Charlotte, Columbia and Augusta ttail
roads at Charlotte Jmietie.il by train arriv
ing at Columbia at 10.35 A. .M.. and leav
ing Columbia at U.0U P. M. to and ft Out all
points-on bot h roads. At Charleston with
steamers lor New York on Wednesdays and
Saturdays; also with steamers for Jackson
vibe, Fin., and points on St. John River
and with Savaunuh and Charleston Rail
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Connections are made at Augusta, with
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