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_ ' ' SUPPLEMENT-TO TEE PORT ROYAL <^1?S
STANDARD AND (jOMMERClAL !
, , _ , ~ BEAUFORT SOUTH CAROLINA1, AUGUST 20, 1874. .. ,, Ml
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TMI PORT &OYAL
STANDARD and COMMERCIAL
J. d. tMompsoh,
Mhime mmd liarfiiiM lUiuger.
BMofort, B. d., Augsrft SO, 1874.
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9^ The following speeches by the
|j well known and esteemed public men,
Senator Patterson and General Worthincton
were delivered last evening after
going to press. By working all night we
have the pleasure of presenting them to
our leaden early this morning in a supplement.
They are the finest speeches of
the opened campaign.--Ed.
! SENATOR PATTERSON,
IT BBACFOBT.
i spbsche8 of j. j. patterson and
okn1? worthington.
Ltfst evening (Thursday) a meeting
was organised on Bay street, Beaufort,
and notwithstanding the short notice given
to the phblic, on Aooount of the unexpected
visit of Senator Patterson, Gen'l
Tfbrthington and Cdl C. C. Puffer, who
atrived in town the day previous, there
was quite a numerous attendance, and although
the meeting lasted several hours
the utmost order and good feeling pre*
vailed, the meeting showing their appreciation
of the remarks that fell from the
Hps of the honorable gentlemen, by repeatedly
breaking into encouraging
cheers, and laughter at the inimitable
Stories With whioh Gen. Worthington
illustrates the points in his address. Below
we present in substanoe their remarks.
Gen. Smalls was elected chairman. A.
G. Thomas acting as secretary. J. J.
Patterson was first introduced and said
thstitwu the first time he had the
pleasure of visiting Beaufort and meeting
with the republicans of this county.
He had long aigo heard of Beaufort and
her sterling republicans. He was surprised
at the number he met there, for
mom ^hat he had Beard in Washington
Be did ifcfc flpifk he could get a corporals
?wri,$tt&6fewhat he t^n saw, h*
fluwldjodge thatthey if/tended to remain
? qUA did not believe in what
k ^ssfifiagaiistthe party. They knew
ptittksa iha a trade, and it was easy
ifi EtsOfa complaints and talk about mis*
\ aft those out of power afr
V h?d oo ynonslhiUtv
4fed wtedd therefore say ana charge just
tihtft they pleaded. Ai though he did
ilijptebd to'dwell at length on national
t&CSfo$ yetthere were some points which
the people* tit Iteaufort direct^
^WomIm of trarhportstioo wah
eweofAtt^ The government proposed
fabuOd a double teeel: raftfol^ from the
nsboippi to' the ccfe^v anil he knew
mby #buld like to haVe it end in Beaufort,
ife it would build up a city of two hundred
? thousand inhabitants, and they had as
good rfohatetoe to get it as any place, as
Afeyhad the deepest water tnd engineers
Me already at work. There was the
currency question, the defintfibn of which
he had heard waste n&ke money plentifully.
. Their carife the important one of
drfl rights, OH which question an attempt
had been mhde to make them' believe
J -? hius! a.^
owe ma men oaa mitii uu 91c pai 1 vu
die members of congress.
It was a bill that wotild give to fhe
colored man the right to travel ' all oVer
the United 8tates. and enjoy the same
* privilege with any' man who paid the
Same money. At present a colored man
Could not ricleto Washington and enjoy
the same rights that he did although he
ihay pay a similar amount of money. This
is a free country and the declaration of
independence since the war is of effect;
tj ware all free and equal and ought to
equally protected by the laws, and
Confess assert the fight to pass such
laws, and to this end" the civil rights bill
was introduoed by the lamented 8dinner.
It stood number one on the calander,Frelinghqysen
of New Jersey bringing it
dj>.' The charge has been made that the'
republicans did not do right by the bill
but he would tell them that the only rea on^FroThot
pass, was bceaugcTthe
derate ^ould not let it It passed the
SenatO atfter being before that body a
week. It Tf&s decided to set the bill out,
fhaf. is t'n ttsiir. n/)f. tn adioum Until it
passed. Every democrat who had three
Words he could speak, did so against it
and it was passed by a strict party vote.
Those men'who said they were better
friends to the colored man than the republicans
when the chance came for voting
to give them their rights, voted
against them.
This was a portion of history, and'
would stand for ever, as a lasting disgrace
against those Who say they were better
friends of theirii than the White republicans
of the north. The speaker then'
assured the meeting Ihat as the bill would
be taken' up immediately on the re-assembling
of congress it would pass by a
large majority. Proceeding he called attention
to the fact" that the democrats had
opposed every amendment to the constitution,
and' yet he could not quarrel with
them if their Honesty thought it was
light; but they wtaild not stand up and
honestly admit that they voted against it,
sneaked round and pretended they were
for them all the time. They voted
against the common school clause because
I tboy said it would break np tbe" school
system. Georgia >od Virgina said if it
pds&ed they would make no appropriations
for its support, but if they refused
to educate their people, they would have
to bear the responsibility, and no people
could be happy, virtuous or prosperous,
irithout education, but such a step oould
never be taken in South Carolina.
(Cheers.)
Now about state politics; it was said
that the republicans were responsible for
the condition of affairs, but let them
go into a little history which was at all
A**-?? mii/1 A o?\r1 COO llAUT footc
LiLUUO UiVli UUOb ^UIUV) auu cvv uvn
carry out such a statement, whether the
republican party was responsible, and if it
v;as proven that such was the case, the party
ought to be driven from power. They
say that they are taxed too much, that it
v?as taxation without representation, that
[there was a mis-appropriation of the
fands, and that the state was ruined.
Now who ruined it? In 1860 South Carolina
was as prosperous as any state in
the union, but were the white people
happy then ? No. When they saw the
north was going to elect Lincoln, they
said the abolitionists were stealing their
slaves, and now they say the carpet-bag[
gers are stealing their money. Was it
not the same cry ? In 18G0 they were opposed
to abolitionists and now they are
opposed to republicans. When you were1 1
slaves did not they know that you were
men and had souls ? But were you ever
consulted about disolving the union ? No,
and was not that taxation without representation?
Were you ever consulted
about secession or elected delegates
to the convention. No, the two
hundred and fifty thousand white people
were the people, as the Charleston
.Netcs and Courier talked about " we the
people. " The ordinance of secession
was passed, which involved this whole
country in a ruinous war. Was it for the
interest of the colored man ??No, but for
iihe interest of the slave holder, to keep
the abolitionist from stealing their slaves.
.iVfter the war, was not the state ruined,
.ill the property lost, and all involved in
one common trouble? Then a kind
government stepped in an^said to those
people we will take you by the hand,
although you have (tost the government
three htadred and fifty thousand lives
and millions of money, and all we ask in
return is that you will deal right and just
ti^oojored people. Now let them |
inquire into the history of that time and
*e if they k ept their word.
President Johnson appointed Perry,
governor and they had no voice in the
matter and the first thing they
did was to pass the black code,
a code of la& that shohld have
damned every one of them; They ap
propriated thousands of dollars, for the
pay bfjudges for the establishing ofaxmrts
to carry out the provisions of thafcode
and now if they appropriated any money
that democrats did not like, they macfe a
great fuss about it While that legislature
was in session did they appropriate any
money for common sphools, and yet these
people claim to be their friends, and had
been true to them, but did this history
prove it? No,?Did they pass any act for
the benefit and elevation of the colored
man ? Never one. And thus they proceeded
in this shameless career until conegress
in the name of common justice stept
in and.gave them freedom; the right to
vote, hold office and run the government
if they had had the power to do so. Did
the democrats help to do that?no not
one of them voted for it The democrats
njn the goverameet for three years after
the close of the war, and in 1868 the state
17BS in as bad a condition as it was when
they commenced. Instead of legislating
for the good of the entire people, they
spent their time in making schemes
to benefit the few against the many.
In 1868 the amount of money turned
over to Parker was sixteen dollars and
these are the men who talk about their
business tact add of capacity for govern^pg.
When they were all dead and
prosperity read the history of these times
they would coincide in this opinion.
lihcbiuHhCS republicans were responsible,
ia I&6S the state was poor, there were no
cro^s because the laborers were afraid
rhe^ Would not be paid. The speaker
wnJplimented the colored inch on their
willingness to labor referring it the
largp crops that had been raised sinee
.1868, and the building up of the city of
Columbia and its general prosperity.
Then the condition of the railroads in
1868 and at the present time furnishedthe
best evidence of the increasing prosperity
of the state. In 1868 the income of the
South Carolina read was only $6,000 and
now it was $16,000. The Greenville road,
had increased from two hundred thousand
to six hundred and thirty thousand dollars.
The increase of banks in the State
since 1868 was also an evidence of increasing
prosperity. Columbia had one baok
in 1868 with a capital of one hundred
j thousand dollars, she has now three with
a capital of nearly a million. The objebt
of all politics should be the advancement
of the material interest of the people in
everything necessary to make them prosperous
and happy and bethought the facts
he had presented made a good showing in
j that direction. A man should not be a
repuplicaQ hecause his father was, or be'
f?ause he could get an office, for the man
' who hadn^ higher notion of his rickt of
citizenship was bad indeed, ever one
should be the judge of his own political
opinions and should be able to give the
reason for the faith within him, They
should think, read and act for themselves
He thought that the principle of the republican
party were for the best interests
of the people and whenever he found
those principles militated against the interest
of the people, he would leave it.
This State has been prospering from
year to year under the republican administration;
last year she exported thirty
four million dollars worth of her
own products which was more
Than New York or Pennsylvania did, and
yet they were told by their political oppo
nents thht the k&te was not prc?pto*mvLast
year Charleston, had m ire shipping
than she had ever had in fact South
Carolina has prospered more than any of
the other southern states.
There may have been, some errors committed,
but the principles of a party,
that would result in such prosperity must
be wholesome He granted that thero
had been errors. Theyjhad bad men but the
republican party was not afraid to whip
her own children, and when they found
a rascal, they kicked him out Congress
never refused to appoint a committee to
examine into the failures of any of their
own party, but the democrats never did.
Congress did not hesitate to take up the
Credit Mobilier, and when they found
those who were connected with it, they
disgraced them. The Sanborn matter,
was not so bad after all, and yet when found
out it was exposed. They exposed these
things within their own ranks and did
not ask the democrats to come in and do
it for them. They could put their
hands on those who had done
wrong, and the party had
the power to punish them. They had
some men who had done wrong. In 1872
a new set of men were placed in office, in
consequence of the dissatisfaction of the
people, and these men made promises,
which, if they have not been kept, .turn
them out If Moses has been acting the
rascal; put him down. It was tk very unpleasant
thing for him to make charges
against any man. He liked Moses personally,
but as a republican and citizen,
he had.4 higher duty to perform than to
allow bis personal friendship to warp Tiis
judgement The republican party must
- ' - * % . a
get quit of that man ?Who had disgraced
them before the people* of the""ndtfou!
They could not afford to disregard the
opinion of the people of other states.
They were members of a great national
republican party. The party that knew
freedom, says you must do right and if
they had a man who had done Wrong they
must put him out. They were the jury
and inust inquire into those things, and if
the tihargc against the man Moses were
true they must away with him. He
did not think the republican party
could tolerate Moses any longer,
and he thought the ptlrty had made up
its mind to take up another man. Moses
bud been tried and found wanting, and
be was the greatest fellow to want I ever
saw. (Laughter.) Every man was
entitled to his choice ah to who his successor
should be. He was a voter and a
citiien and he had his choice. They
wanted a man who would be honest, trife
to the itaterests 01 tne siaie, one w?u
would make up' his mind to be faithful
and see that Justice was done, that the
interests of every man should be protected.
They wanted a man they could be
proud of and one whom they would not
hesitate to say was their governor.. He
did not want any of those Israelites who
had no guile in them. (Laughter.). His
choice was Daniel H. Chamberlain who
was a republican by birth, association
and education, who when the war broke
out, left his law books and went into the
army, and afterwards settled in the state.
No man could question his republicanism.
It was not in his nature to be false?could
thfey trust him on the score of modesty ;
well the law says be has the right to be
considered innocent until proven guilty,
ahd when a man pays his private debts it
was a sign thul^he ^culd beuonest in a
poblifc office. The democrats said Chamberlain
was a carpet-bagger. Well he
thought they had a great amount of irapcrtinance.
He did not think the democrat
would consult them in their choice
and it was none of their business whom
they nominated. If they pleased they
would nominate' him and they proposed
to elect him. Let the democrats nominate
a man and if they can elect him let them
do it, but they would have the worst fight
they ever had.' After a reference to what
the Charleston News said about Chamberlain
y proceeded to give an account
of the visit of the committee sent by the
tax payers to the president and the fee 1iugs
of President' Grrant towards the republicans
of South Carolina assuring
them they werfl?of the most friendly character,
but he did 'say some things were
vfroDg, that looses was a robber, and
nittet be' got m <5f. In a conversation
he hid lnth him at Longbranch
y* htkd said "I will: be
as faithful to'the republicans of Soutfc
Carolina as to the republicans of Pensylvania
but I ask the pfeople to do right.
The republican party of South Carolina
was as honest as the republican party ot
New York or Pennsylvania and only the
other day a democratic treasarer in Yir
b??????????
ginia for stealing was sent to the lunatic
asylum. They put their rascals in jail,
whilst the democrats sent theirs to the
lunatic aylum, (laughter.)
Alter floating 0f the movement in the
state for the formation of rifle club
which tp him looked suspicious and advising
a quiet discharge of their duty, assuring
them of the protection of the na- j
tional government he said he c\tred Beau
fort a gipat deal as their deleg: tion to the
legislature which was composed of the
best men of the legislature voted for him
and he thanked his hearers fo? sending
such men, and if he ever did anything to
betray : the people or injure their
interest, ho only wanted to be told pf it,
return to them the commission
thy had given him. That was the
standard by which he would like to be
judged, and by a similar standard he
would like to judge Moses. As a
senator in congress he would at all times
and on every occasion do all that he
could fcr the whole body of the people,
and on all material questions, he knew
no democrats or republicans but would
go for Ike interest of the whole people;
but on oil political questions they could
depfcncLpn one thing ho would vote with
republicans as he was one dyed in the wool
and on mch questions would vote as they
asked lim, and not as the democrats
wouldaish him, as he <lid not represent
their political views.
They had one question of particular
intarcstto them?th^tcx titles of which
hoha^jyily hcarcF7aj<t year. He had
applied to Sawyer, for information but
he was mixed about it. The question
was ofK that effected 1 St Helena, and
St. Lttka, and he would vote for'such a
law th&) would give to all men their
rights ii the matter and pay all their
just due, and if they would have a suitable
lav framed that would do justice to
all partes, it would be a pleasure to him
to havoifc passed.
Beauort Uras becoming quite ambitious
and waihe.had heard talking of sending
Smalls o Washington;?well that suited
him; ail they would give Smalls a cordial
wefcan# there. For he would go where
his repttationhad precpedcd him. He had
heard ibout him and the story of the
Planteiloftg ago, when he never expected
to see iiin and he exclaimed, " God bless
thatfrbw," and he hoped God would
bless Jim. If he goes to Washington
ttifincl^W<rb6 ftot & mauwftb knew who
hewas^ho would not welcome him.
They h|tt their choice, djffer as touch as
they P^pd before nomination," but do
not figlt <fnd when that is made stick by
it, and bey would feel better ffrr it after
election atisfiedthafrthey had done thtfr
duty an< Beaufort would be pVoud of the
man wh was sent to represent them.
(Cheers)
Gen. |3. G. "Worthington next took
the staii atad said that there was a sort
of mafiffly amongst republicans that
made cvl strangers feel like old familiar
acquaintance. Everywhere?no matter
how littlbe might be known, no matter
how sclera his name might have been
heard, I bad never yet failed to find a
cordial tlcome in addressing his fellowrepubliqi
citizens. There was a time in
the hist(y of this country and not so remotUrflaGjvithin
his own memory, that
there no man so courageous as to admit
hofng honest political sentiments of
a repulcan character in the sunlight of
hcavoj There was a time in the history
of tliisftate, within the memory of some
then plsent, not far advanced in years,
when *o of the most eminent of Massachusct
legislators was commissioned to
go to darleston, who was mobbed in the
city sohit he soon turned away from
its shps, and it was one of God's
great pries that that time had passed
away fever. That republicans no longer
waifor the going down of the sun to
+/i flllr ftvi>r moiunrAsi
lUUUb IWUVUITU iv vMin. vt va
lookinto the relief of a down-trodden
commiity. In ccming down to Beaufort
ai addressing them, he was seeking
no polcal favors, but was addressing
tlvijVi he S3 w this great republiern?ponfri>vA*i^
he saw an in- j
cendir f<*rsc of conduct that threatened
ieeurity of all their rights. He
was fjfcyiog out tl?e same great work to
whjclfte baS consecrated his early years,
and fcjfrbieh he propose to devote his dcclinittV
years. He could never remain
quietiicn he saw the paity in peril that
had iomplishod in the past fifteen years
morethn any other party had accomplish
I. Ten years ago- by an extraordi>
naryfletree they were declared to be elattles,
,nd no effort was ifcade by the democrathirty
to reverse that decree, that
.they nd \heir little one's could be taken
1 and |ld like sheep in the shambles. The
sontlrn maul was thoroughly imhied
. 1 1
with.hesc sentiments ana war was inc result.
Hevras one of the last to open up
wounfc "hat ought to be healed, but it
I was ab hfctorical tact tlat the war was for
the djsuninn of the States so that slavery
migh be jcrpetuated in the entire southt
em stitbs. This was dote by the demot
cratid party. Every ond)f the southern
states that pissed the ordnance of secession,
bad democratic governors, sen:
ators and nifembere of coi/ress, He need
notteil them of the factsif the war, Of
> thclopg years of trouble od conflict the
victories and defeats but isad ' only tell
. 1_ '
them that the war culminated in tht
success of that bright starry emblem ol
their nationality and union. The Gen.
then proceeded to review the events from
1864 on the appointment of Perry governor
by Pi esident Johnson showing how
the old slave oligarchy were again in power
refusing to ratify the thirteenth
amendment declaring the freedom of all
men, passing the black code, refusing to
ratify the fourteenth amendment, how
being thoroughly annimated by the
spirit of injus t i c e and inhumanity,
they passed the district court
bill, discriminating on account of the col
or of complexion, and the militia bill. He
explained the leading features of the
amendments to'the eonstititution, not a
single democrat voting for these amendments,
and yet they claim to be the best
friends of the colored man. Notwithstanding
this historical record they still undertake
to fool them by telling them they
were more their friends than republicans
were. It was the great north, east and
west that accomplished these great reforms,
the south did not, nor could they
do it, and the north, east and west will
not be robbed of the credit of those great
measures. The great cry now was against
the civil rights bill, simply because the
south was Unfriendly to the colored people.
They would not consent that the
children of the opposite races should go
together td the same school. If they
would rather grow up in, ignorance let
them stay away. He referred to threats of
using physical force, the invasion of
the state by Ggorgia, and reminded
them that they might receive a hearty
welcome.
Speaking of the diversion of the money
obtained from the property of the Federal
government, for school purposes, he
said, that their senator would see that it
was righted, now it had conic to his
knowledge. He encouraged tlicni as to
the adjustment of the tax titles, opposition
of the tax payers convention to
the contrary notwithstanding. Touching
on local matters he mid a tribute to the
honesty of the Beaitfort delegation led by
Gen. Smalls, asserting that they never
voted for Moses, at the last nominating
convention. The last two years had
demonstrated that they must have a
change, it was demanded by the party
which must be re organized on another
basis, and every man who has been
weighed inrtho b.t!ant\? and") fuutrf" light
tuust bo laid aside. iflioy proposed to
take no man to run the government
who was not in harmony with the great
public sentiment They propose to reduce
taxes and repair their ruined credit
They proposed to replenish their exhausted
exchequer and dignify and elevate
the true republican party
of tli is State. That was the
demand made upon the pePple ot
Beaufort and the state by their own in
terests and from past experience, by every
consideration of party pride and respectability.
He knew the people of
Beaufort would not be blind to their interests.
After referring to the time when he
first met Gen. Grant twenty-five years
a^o, an unknown ficutcnanf, he spoke
of Gen. Smalls', who at that time was
considered a chattel worth five hundred
dollars by the laws of the state, but alter
he ran the Planter into the federal lines,
his ?oad was worth four thousand dollars;
they.pQvcr recognized that he was worth
his weight in gold. He cautioned them
against dissensions, urging them to staud
firm fcy the party organization as it had
stood by them. Speaking of Licut-Gov.GlcavOs,
he said, he was one of the faithful
piblic servants and deserved to bfe trusted;
because he had always proved true,
and the entire delegation were worthy,
intelligent and honest. It might be that
i? ??u ?A i ?1...* :e i,.?
IIU SX1UU1U liuru uut ii ia j uiu
it would be to advocate the election of
none but the nominees of the convention.
Chamjber ain was his choice because
he was honest, a republican by birth and
education. At this stage Robt. BythcWood
interrupted the speaker by asking
,4iS Smalls j'our choioo?answer me." to
which Worthington replied that if he ansWerid
a fool according to his folly, his
answer would be short. Thanking the
people for their attention he bade them
good night The meeting then closed.
The Bl-aufort Brass Band was m attendance
and headed the procession that
conducted the gentlemen to the house of
Lieut Gov. Glcavos, whose guests tiicy
were. They expressed themselves highly
delighted with the sentiment manifested
in' Beaufort
Run Away. *
A party of encrgetie political aspirants,
consisting of Messrs. Morris, Cohen and
Richards, somewhat clevaYed by their enthusiasm
and bad wldskey, visited the
meeting at the Battery Wednesday, in a
conveyance belonging to W. II McGill.
On their return being somewhat obfuscated
by their patriotic feelings and?more
Dad whiskey?they run up against the
lajmp post in front of Capt. C. 0. Bout^lle's
residence and made a wreck of
horse, buggy and therarsef'/es. Ccf&n
had his eye knocked ottt and received
such contusions on the head that may
prove serious, The others no doubt
thiuk that patriotism ana pol idealism
to coin a word, based bo" vfle whiskey o r
! any at all make a bad investment, especi:
ally when aghcavy bill for damages is
added. T
THE MUM)F MJETZ.
How lie Gave His Guards the Slip
London, August 12.?The following
interesting particulars of the escape of
Marshal Bazainc from his prison on the
Isle of St. Magueritc have been received:
The apartments occupied by Marshal Bazaine
opened upon a terrace, which was
built upon a lofty and precipitous cliff
overhanging the sea. A sentry was posted
on the terrace, with orders to watch
the prisoner's every movement. Sui day
evening the Marshal walked upon the
terrace with Col. Villcte, hisald-dc-camp.
At 10 o'clock he retired, as usual apparently
to sleep but before daybreak he had
effected his escape. He must have
crossed the terrace in the dead of night
and eluding the * sentinel, gained the
edge of the precipice, theuce by means
of a knotted rope, he descended to the sea.
He evidently slipped during the descent
and tore his hands, as a rope was found
stained with blood in several places. Under
the cliff was a hired boat* where Bazainc's
wife and cousin received hini as
lie reached the water, and, Madame la
Merechale taking the oars nereelf, rowed
directly to x strange steamer which had
been lying off the island since the previous
evening. They reaehed the vessel
in safety, were taken on board, and the
steamer then put to sea.. It is thought
that they landed at Genoa, as the steamer
proceeded in that direction;' The
first news of the affair came to Grasse,
the nearest place ou the coast,. and the
magistrates of the town immediately sent
officers in every direction to search for the
fugitVc. There was great commotion in
Marselles when the facts became known,
and an investigation was opened. Col
Villctte, wh<5 was walking with the Marshal
on the evening ofbis escape, was discovered
there and imprisoned. The commandant
of the Fort of St Magoeritc was
placed under arrest and General Lowell
was gone to the island to investigate afairs.
,
Paris, August 12.?It has beenascer
tnined that the plan for Marshal Bazainc's
escape from Marguerite was arranged six
months ago. It was entirely the work
of Madame Bazainc. The Marshal refused
ffot to fly, but finally owing to
his failure tyj obtain some rriddifications
of his sentence, yielded. He sailed from
the island in the steam yacht Baton Itecasole,
belonging to an Italian company.
He rcfiised to employ a French vessel.
He was accompanied in his flight by, liis
wife and brother. His place of refajafe is
not known. Some persons sly he w in
Spain. The dofoestics at the fort where
the ^hcen
All the attciition^f tnow in
need of coiifcotioiiarics, that Mrs. Udell
has just received from New York a large
supply of fine French candies. Call and
sec them.
HardeeviHc.
A large and interesting meeting was
held in this place on thd l9th; dne of
the most orderly and enthusiastic ever
convened. Addresses were made by Hon. J.
Douglas Robertson, Hon. Thomas Hamilton,
Dr. Paul Pritchard, John E. Walls
and the irrepressible Bradley, ?. . A.
W. Muckenfuss1 was unanimously elected
delegate to the county convention. - It is
reported that all are cordially in favor of
Hon. Robert Smalls for congress anct D.
H. Chamberlain for Governor.
Sta?* Upon a careful esthhate, Beaufort
has twenty grain elevators; the grain
however, is elevated in a liquid form and
to the heads of speculators therein.
A FISH Story?Found in a Shark.
A strange story is going the rounds oi
the press, of a hermetically sealed metallic
box said to be reoognized as a southern
confederate despatch bo*, made to be
destroyed or thrown overboard, if iu danger
of capture, having been fonnd in a
shark captured recently by a native of
South Carolina. This bo* is said to have
contained secret despatches and money
certificates of the defunct confederacy,
valued to the amount of $200,000, the
amount said to be realized by the fortunate
fishenhan. A veritable fish story.
Wc devoutly hope that some editorial
friend will catch a similar lfah, with just
such contents, and present to us. We will
uot oflLr^hajdishtesi objections. . I
Religious.
There will be services next Sunday in
the following churches at the usual hours.
Episcopal Church?Rev. Dr. Walker.
Tabcro&cle Baptist Church?Rev. Mr.
Bythewcod, pastor.
Baptist Church?Rev. Mr. Jones, officiating.
African Baptist Church?Rev. Mr.
Waddell.
Method bt Church-^ltcv. Mr. Harris.
:
The Tax Uuions.
In Abbeville one subordinate tax union
has been organized and steps Have been
taken tocoiuplcte the organization of a
county Mnion. ^
In Aiken three subordinate tax unions
have been formed.
Iu Anderson five subordinate tax unioni#
have been organized.
In Barnwell, unions have been orettnized
in fiine townships. The county union
was organized on the 3d instant.
In Beaufort three subordinate unions
have been organized.
In Charleston seven 'subordinate unions
have been organized.
have been formed. The Ooui(ty
will be organized or. the first Monday
In Darlington seventeen towitohip ba^a
organized subordinate unions. The counK
ty union was organized on the 3d inst '&
In Edgefield three subordinate uniflfM^
and one county union have been orgi^|^
In Fairfield sub trdinate unions Iuwj|j^
been organized,in every township'in tWv*
county?fifteen In number. * . *
In Kershaw two subordinate unions .
have be^n organized. .' ,\
In Lexington a preliminary meeting^g
was held on the bth o?'?7 uly^ aQoTpoBtmittees
were appointed to organize the '
union. Since then one subordinate union
has been formed.
In Lancaster one subordinate union has b
been organized.
In Laurpns four townships have organized
subordinate unions.
Til \fonnn rtAitnfr/ C.I
*u vjuniuu wuuvj. miUWUUMW ULUU11B
have been organized in six townships.
In Newberry six subordinate unions |
have been formed.,
In Orangeburg nine townships have or
organized subordinate unions. jj?|
In Richland nine, subordinate unions
have been formed aid the ..county union
Was organized on the 3d insfc.
In Sumter one subordinate uuion has ?
been reported.
In Union subordinate anions have been
formed in every towship in the county,
thirteen in numbsr, Cointy union
ganized August 3d. i
In York two subordinate unions b$j?*
been formed.
In twenty-one counties in the state <?&?
hundred and twenty subordinate fall
ions are known to have bqfcn organisajR
County unions have teen organized -fig
five counties, and in other counties stepjflL
have been taken that wiReiisure UteconB^1
plction of the Organization by the first of f
at Qilliso'nviUc on the 14Ui i|k^ Lhe^^; \
lowing ulcere. B' V. Buckner,, Pre^
A.G. Gill, Viefe 'p^sident; d.U. M,
Sanders, ^secretary; Thos. ^ Tafrjy
treasurer: C. R. Fitte, J. J. Youiflfe,
Henry Goethe, with the jjpident, and
yge president, as execi^ive comm^tec.,
Jaadin^ stAr^ "
dent; W. CVJohustdc, vice presJeni; >
W. F. Colcock, Jwfr secretary; jMu.
Lamb, trcasure^fM A. U. Youmans,
J. M. Hamoy, Jfto. Gunter, executive "?gj
committee; J. W. Moore, and W. F.- .4
Colcock, Jr., were elected delegate? to if
the Coanty UnioO. 4H to what purpose, h
After several years uV reflecktion, I*fc
have come to the kouklusion that the |?\ .
three mostqiffikpk tliitfgs in 1 lie are?1st!; .
Carryiu' an arm-full, uv lite' eels up a V
steep hill without spillpi' aa eel. 2d.,
Aktin as a raferee it a defe-^ght without
getting mad; 3d. JSditin' 4 newspaper. * ^ ,
Thhe store hou8i AND lot OF M Rb. M. A
Webb, situated in t he town of Branson. >. 4
! Ap|4yt0 JEFF warrfn,
aug 16-tf Branson S. C.
office of the cfcttmissionebs of the
freedman'8 savings and tuust company.
Notice is hprebt given to all per.
SONS other than depositors, whs may hare ,
elainfc against the FRi.'EDMAN'S SAVINGS and & *
TRUST COMPANY or any of it* Brunches, that i
they are called upon to present the same and to' f
wake legal pr<x>f thereof te the'Cup*ds*>mis of ' i
said rorrpauy atthtir ifltee No. 15C7 PensylruJa
Avenue Waafirgtoa d. C. ,
PASS BOORS, When properly adjusted, will he t
deemed sufficient proof of the balance ahown to be (
due thereon. Depositors will therefore present
their pass books to the respective Branches by . *
tfhich they were issued as soon as possible thai \
they way be propciw verified arid balanced. M
JNO. A. J. CRESS WEI. 14,
robert purvjs, * "
r.u. jileipold, i
aue. fitb, 12t. Commissioners
STATE OK SOimTtlAROLINX, COUNTY of
BEAU FORT,?T RIAL JUSTICE COURT.
r*? ? 'X-V-. jsm
If. B. TrevUt, ts. Whl IX. Aklen, Jr. , * # \
To (he De/endanl above named: r
You are licrrby sum*oncd and required io answer"
the complaint in this action herewith annexed, &*&
serve a copy of your an iwuy on the subscriber at his
..ir.ee in wo town ofBc.ufbrt, 8. C., within twenty
days after the service oi? this summons on you, exclusive
of the day of service. If you fail to answer
'.hat time the plaintiff wiH
dollars and fllty cents, tog?uncr wiui 'ucT
this action.
if. B. TRKVETT. . '%M4
Plaintiff.
lieawfon.S. C.,Julh 10, 1874.
Take police that the complaint in this action was
filed in the office of Rkliey K.Carleton, Trial Jus- k
ticeat Beaufort, in and for said County, in aid
Stale on the !0th day of July 1S74.
M. B. TBEVETT.
aujcrG 6-C.
EXECUTOKSNOTICE.
I . . . - i
i t. t'F.nsiiKS Tl ayikt. itvuivna aoiimot
/V the Estate of Mrs. frothy It. Jot tea, lata of
Beaufort, deceased art hereby notified to present
accounts thereof, duly attested and those indebted
to said wtate trill ji'ea.-o make payment to the
undersigned, at Beaufort.
.'AfrOLINE P. CROCKER
Executrix
Aug.7 1364.3-t
_ SCHOOL FOE BOm r
MR.ua EULLF.lt, WILL OPEfl A FMvate
sCh-rol at the Beaufort''<?llege on Monday
August 3d, to close October ICtii. Tuition in
advance. '
Epr.Boyjs orer 10years of age. ,....$10 CO
Rr B^ys udder 10 years of age 8 00
NQTiOB
OFFICE 0* THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS,
Bsauyo'tr, B. C. August, 1st l$T4.
TH?*ANKUAL MEETING OF THE SOARD
Tiil be held oh Tuesday,September, 1st, 1874
at eleVdri o'clock,?S. .J'-. S . .
All pefhsus having bUto against thpr County srs
r^uireifiy lAw to depodt the shine with the Clerk ;
of the Boyni/ta or before the first d* of Senten
ber, nerfratay jn deftult thereof su?h Bills will not

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