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?Htcr Hipp Lo YOL. ?. LAI KENS C. LIM S. C., WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 1886. big job of Clothing _Baltimore Fir?. UNITED WK STAND ! Tili: DKMOOllACY OP MM i ll ( AltOLIVA 1* 8TAI KCII A Ml soi.I ll. Proceeding* of the Herein Mnt?> L'onventlon Nomlnatlng Our Btandard'llearorH for ih. t'ampalgn or 'Elglity-HU- Intercailng Itcnd? In? for Kvery Good Democrat. Tho Convention of tho Democratic party of South Carolina was hold in the Opera House, Columbia, commencing on Wednesday tho Ith inst. Qon. damos P. Izlar, Chairman of tho State Executive Committee, called tho body t<> order. Col. J. <?. Marshall, Secretary pro tem., read the call of tho Convention, as issued by tho Executive Committee, after which General J/.lar nominated (icu. Johnson Hngood to be temporary Chair limn, and ho was unanimously elected. On taking tho chair Gen. Hagood said that ho was gratified by tho honor con ferred on him, and in view of the im portant business which tho Convention had Indore it ho would proceed at once to tho work of organizing the body. The Secretary called tho roil of coun ties, and ns each was called the creden tials of the delegations were presented by the chairman. Tho roll of delegates was then called for tho purpose of seating the delegates. After about one hour consumed in this business the roll wasagain called and each delegate answered, or, failing, was .sub stituted by an alternate. There were a few delegates who failed to answer, but after the roll was completed the entire 818 members had responded. Governor Hagood announced a quo rum and stated that tho Convention would proceed to elect permanent officers. Mr. Hoist, of Charleston, moved that Hon. Johnson Hagood bo elected presi dent by acclamation. Mr. Orr, of (?leen ville, seconded tho nomination, Alr. Buist put tho question to the Convention, and Gen. Hngood was unanimously elected. On hiking the chair he said: "Wo aro assembled here to-day as Democrat*. Then; is no man here whose allegiance to tho D?mocratie party is. not sincere and single. It is not that iii likely this 'oftyear' any questions will arise to create dissensions among us. lt ia not firobablo that any distuibiug issues will ic raised to threaten the harmony of the party. Wo must not forget that wu are child ren of a common mother, and tlint our proceedings should bo marked by calmness and patience. My individual op'nion regarding ninny questions is de cided. J agreo with some of you and differ with others. I shall not attempt to direct you, but will learn your will and attempt lo execute it. Again, gen tlemen, permit mo to thank you for the honor you have; conferred upon me and to bespeak your kind assistance." John S. Verlier, of Ocom e, and .lohn A. Moroso, of Charleston, were elected Secretaries. Mr. D. S. Henderson, of Aiken, moved the subjoined resolutions, which wer?' ;ul< roted : "Kesidved, That tho Democracy of Sooth Carolina, in Convention assem bled, ?end greetings and congratulations to their follow-Democrats of tho I nion upon tho return of tho National Domo oratio party to tho administration of tho affairs of tho nation. "Resolved, That WO heartily endorse tho wise, patriotic and statesmanlike ad ministration of President Cleveland and bis Cabinet." Mr. Geo. W. Croft, of Aiken, moved tho following resolutions, which were adopted; ".Resolved by the D?mocratie party of Mouth Carolina in Convention assembled, That wo have heard with profound re gret of the death of the Hon. Samuel J. Tilden, of Now York. "Resolved, That this illustrious oitizon exemplified in his lifo tho true patriot and devoted supporter of constitutional liberty, ami that by his death tho nation has lost one of her most eminent and useful statesmen; that though by fraud deprived ol the office of President, wo ?hall ?till cherish him in memory along with Jeflerfou, Madison and Monroe, ami the other groat statesmen that have held that high nositiou, and have by their Wisdom and love of liberty brought such rich lustre to the institutions of our country." The President then announced that nominations wore in order for seven Y icc-Presiden ts. C. H. Simonton, of Charleston, was nominated for tho 1st District; G. W. Croft, i.'f Aiken, for Ilm 2d; W. C. benet, of Abbeville, for the ltd; D. R. Duncan, of Spartanbnrg, for tho 1th; W. lt. Davie, of . Chester, for thc 5th; J. G. Dino, of Marion, for the Otb} Wm. Kl liott, of Beaufort] L>r the 7th-all ol whom woro elected by acclamation. Mr. Ansel, of Greenville, moved to adopt tho nih* of thu House of Repre sentatives of South Carolina for the gov ernment of tli?o Convention. Mr. Kelly, of Barnwell, moved to substitute dish ing'n Manual, but his motion was not ?vi.nde.i. Mr. Ansel's motion was then adopted. Mr. Haskell, of Richland, moved tho appointment 0? a Committee ol one from euch Congressional District who should prepare a platform of tho Democratic party of South Carolina, and to whom should also lie referred all resolutions submitted in the Convention, without debute. Col. Hoyt, of Orecnvifla, moved to amend by making tho committal one from each county, which, after sonic alight discussion, wa? accepted, and thc rc??hition, aa amended, was passed. Under thc oi>eratiou of thu resolution a number of resolutions were then pre sented to Ute Convention ami referred. Tim I'reid h ut thon called for the names of delegates from each county, so loctal as members of tho Committee on Platform and Resolutions, and their naaaoej wore announced as tho counties ?wets ?oiled: Abbevitta, W. 0. Bradley; Aiken, C. E. Sa,wirer; Aadetwon. R. W. Simpson; BevmwclL J. W. Holmes; Beaufort, TOftomos TeUbird; Berkeley, 0. St. O. MttJklo* Charleston, A. T. Smythe; Cheater, J. Ii. Glenn; Chesterfield. P. J. Konnedy; Clarendon, J. F. Kimmo; Colinton, W. P. Murphy; Darlington, R. \V. Boyd; Fdgoflold, B. R. Tillman; Fairfield, A. E. Davis; Georgetown, W. Si. J. Mn/.yek; Greenville, dames A. Il<<yt; Hampton, J. W. Mooro: Hurry, ti. Norton; Kershaw, G. G. Aioxandor; Lancaster, K. Ii. Allison; Laurens, .J. ll. Hmnhcrt; Loxington, H. J. Boibols; Marion, W. J. Montgomery ; Marlboro, C. S. McCall; Newberry, G. B. Cromer; Oconco, R. A. Thompson; Orangoburg, J. P, [?dar; Piokons, ?. E. Brown; Richland, J. C. Haskoll; Bpartanbnrg, .J. T. Mooro; Sumter, W. O. Cain; Union, G. D. Teak; Williamsburg, H. J, I layncswortli ; York, 0. E. Spencer. Tho committee mot during tho recess and organized by the election of ('ol. .John C. Haskoll as chairman. A FT BUNOON SESSION. On motion, Col. J. Q. Marshall was appointed Treasurer of tho Convention, and tho Prcsidoilt asked that delogatos would hand their contributions for the expenses of tho Convention to tho Treasurer. Nominations for Governor being in order. Mr. Guattlobaum, of Horry, nom natcd Wm. D. Johnson, of Marion. Mr. Montgomery, of Marion, seconded the nomination. Mr. Brimson, of Orangoburg, nomi nated Gen. Edward McCrady, Jr., of Charleston; seconded by Mr. Heyward, of Greenville, and Mr. Brawley, of Charleston. Mr. Bradley, of Abbeville, nominated tho Hon. J. C. Sheppard, of Edgollold; seconded by Mr. B, lt. Tillman. Mr. brown, of Darlington, nominated the Hon. William C. Coker, of Darling ton; seconded by General Moore, ol Hampton. Mr. Henderson, of Aiken, nominator the I lon. John P. Richardson, of Ciar endon; seconded by Mr. Rhume, ol Clarendon. .Major Hart, of York, nominated tia Hon. (oles J. Patterson, of Chester seconded by Col. D. R. Duncan, o Spartanburg. Mr. Williams, of Barn well, also seconded the nomination 0 Mr. Patterson. On motion of Col. J. C. Haskell, tin nominations were closed. The President appointed Messrs. D S. Henderson, J, J;. Orr, W. J. Mont gomcrynudJ. B. Capplemann tellers, am the voting oonunenced. As tho nama 0 each dclogato was called, he arose am announced the miine of his candidat? which was repeated by thc President am recorded by tho tellers, fl U.ST i ;AI. LOT. Whole number of votes east ?118; nccCJ Bary lo a choice l(>o. J. 1'. Richardsou.ll J. C. Sheppard. ti W. C. Colo r. 1 t! .J. Patterson. :| Kel. McCrady.?i W. I). Johnson. S The following is a statement of th vote by counties: Abbeville' recorded niuo votes fi Sheppard and three for Richardson. Next oana: Aiken with ten solid vol? for Richardson. Anderson divided her ten votes out i follows: Sheppard three, Coker iou McCrady two, Johnson one. Barnwell's twelve votes were divide as follows: Richardson nine, Skeppai two, McCrady ono. (Mr. W. R. Kelly Beaufort gave a plumper, oigk*. vote for Richardson. Berkel? y's twelve votes were (livid, between Richardson and Sheppard, tl former getting six, ami Shoppard liv Mr. Cain voted for Mr. Coker, Tho Charleston delegation voted follows: For McCrady twonty-ono, She pani three, Richardson throe, Johns, ono. Chester polled a plumper for Patt? son, oight votes. Chesterfield gave three votes to Rio ardson, two to Coker and one to She paid. Claroudon, <>f course, plumped her? votes to Richardson. Colloton divided her twelve votes follows: Shoppard niue, Richards three. Darlington polled her ten votes 1 ('?dior and never change?! them. Eklgeliold gave Sheppard her twel votes through the titree ballot?, oi changing after tho elootion of Coloi Richardson was secured. Fairflold was divided, her eight vo being casi as follows: Coker four, P (orson two, McCrady two. Georgetown gave live votes to Ri? ardson and one to Sheppard. Greenville also divided her ten vot giving live to Coker, three to Ricka son, ?me to McCrady and ono to Jol son. Hampton divide?! her votes, three Richardson, two to Shoppard and th to Coker. Horry vote?! solidly, six votes Johnson on two ballot.., and on third, after tho withdrawal of Chancel Johnson, voted solidly for Richards Kershaw voted solidly, eight votes Richardson. Lancaster' for Patterson, six votes. Laurens divided her eight vc equally between Richardson, Col Sheppard and Johnson, giving two each. Lexington gavo McCrady and Co one voil! each nu?l tho remaining fou Richardson. Marion gave eight of ton votes Joh n--o 11 nial divided tho other two tween Sheppard ami Richardson, each. Marlboro voted Johnson two, Cc two, Slu ppanl ono and Richardson i Newberry also divided, giving SI parti three, Coker throo ami Bichan! two votes. Oconco gave four of her six vote. Riohardson and two to Coker. Orangcburg divided ncr twolvo V as follows: Richardson three,-1 Sheppard throe, McOraity one. Pa kens gave five ol her six votci Biehurdson and tho remaining om Coker. Rich In nd gavo ton ot hpr twolvo v to Richardson, ono to ShopiMuol ( Ur. ley) and ono to Johnson (Mr. Htarli Spnvbniburg voted eight for Patt? and two for Johnson. Sumter gavo Richardson fonr? S parti four and Cokor hor remaining votes. Union gavo Shoppard six and Pa son two votes. Williamsburg gavo Richardson Johnson ono and Coker ono vote. [ York closed tho call with a pinn j ten votes, for Patterson, Mr. O. J. Patterson's ?amo waa now withdrawn. Messrs. Murray. Brown, Sawyer and Qlazo wore appointed tailors, and tho Convention proceeded to a second ballot, with the following result: SECOND UAL LOT. J. I?. Richardson.137 J. (\ Sheppard. HO \V. C. Coker. 85 NV. I). Johnson. '-'<> Ed. McCrudy. M Mr. Montgomery withdrew tin name of the Hon. NV. I). Johnsen. 'rm: THIRD BALLOT wa.s entered on, und when it was ended it was ovidont that Col. J. 1'. Richardson was in thc lead, lacking only about ten votes of election. Dr. Tulley, of Rich land, rose und announced ins vote changed from Hon. J. C. Sheppard to Mon. J. 1'. Richardson. This was tin signal for a g ni ul break. All over the house delega s \ ero on their feet, call ing vocifero ly for changes of their votes. The ? test confusion prevailed but nftcr much hammering of tho gavel Mr. Shnonton, who occupied the. chair, succeeded in Rotting tho chunges record ed, and then in a few minutes tho report of tho tellers showed the following re sult, which tho Chair announced: Votes cast, 817j necessary to a choice, 161). Richardson.172 Coker. Ol Sheppard. 50 M cC nely. 1 The Chair announced Mr. Richardson as tho nominee of the Convention for Governor of South Carolina. "lt is impossible to describe the furore of enthusiasm with which tho announce ment was received. A tumultuous roar rose from tlie floor, was caught up by tho parquotto, und tho densely packed galleries and corridors joined in thc p:ean that rolled up in a volume which seemed to threaten to lift tho roof." As soon os order could bo restored Mr. blackwell, of Edgoflold, rose und moved that thc vote of thu Convention he made unanimous, which was seconded in a neut speech hy Mr. Drown, of Darlington; and thc motion was unanimously adopt ed. Thu Chair announced that nomina tions for Lieutcnnnt-Governor were next in order. Several ineffectual attempts were made to induce tlie Convention to take a rec088. Mr. Ira 13. Jones, of Lancaster, placed in nomination Gen. W. L. T. Prince, of Chesterfield. Mr. E. J. Kennedy sec onded the nomination. Col. John 0. Haskell ut this juncture moved to shut off nil further speaking in making nominations, hut his motion was tabled. At this point Dr. Tulley, of Richland, made a motion to take a recess until 8.30 p. m., but tlie motion was lost, und the Chair announced that tlie Convention would proceed to nominations for Lieu tenante lovornor. Mr. W. T. brooker, of Edgoflold, nominated Mr. C. J. 0. Hutson, and Col. Ciando E. Sawyer seconded the nomination. Col. James L. Orr placed in nomina tion Dr. \V. L. Mauldiu, of Greenville, whoso nomination waa seconded by Mr. W. J. Mongomory, of Marion. Tho first ballot was then taken, with tlie following result: Mauldin, l l'.); Hut son, 13H; Prince, 80. Total vote cast, 317. Necessary to a choice, 159. Mr. E. J. Konnody withdraw tho nanto of Gen. W. L. T. Prince. The second ballot was then taken, with ' tho following result: Whole number of votes cast, 818, of which Mauldin ro- ; coived R'.??; Hutson 144. On motion of Mr. C. J. C. Hutson tlie ] nomination was made unanimous, I Tho Convention then adjourned till 10 ] o'clock on Thursday morning. Mrroml liny. Thc Convention assembled promptly ut 10 o'clock, with Governor 1 fugued in ' tho chair. , There was no nbnteinent in tho ?ute rest manifested in thc proceedings, every J part of tuc Oitera House being crowded with spectators. As soon ivs tho body was called to ojder, Mr. Blackwell, of Edgoflold, moved that all nominations bo submitted without speeches, which WOS adopted. Mr. Henderson said that if tho impor tant matter of platform and resolutions were not attended to before the nomina tions were mr de, they would not bo likely to receive tlie attention which their importance deserved, und moved to cull np tho report of tho committee Thc demonstration was decided from all parts of thc House, that there would bo no interruption allowed to tho nominations, and a motion to tallie Mr. Henderson's motion was adopted without dehato. After some timo spent in substituting tho name* of alternates for ubseiit mem bers, on motion of Mr. Thomas, of Union, tho nominations wero proceeded with. Tho President announced that thelirst nomination in order was that of Secre tary of State. Mr. Hoyt, of Greenville, nominated (len. W. W. Humphries, of Anderson, which waa seconded by Mr. Oliukscales, of Anderson. Mr. Clark, of Kershaw, nominated Col. W. Z. Loitnor, of Kershaw, which was seconded by Mr. Kennedy, of Kershaw. The nomination wo? received by loud and continuous demonstrations of ap plause, and so many delegates took tho tloor in all parts of thc house to second tho nomination that Mr. Murray, of An derson, felt const rained to ask if thors Was no rule to limit thu number of .sec ond? to a nomination. The President said there was not, but a motion would bo in order to make such a rule; where upon Mr. Murray moved thut tho num ber bo limited to two, and on the sugges tion of another delogate made it two, but the motion was lost. Messrs. Jone?, Croft and Johnstono were appointed tellers, and tho ballot was taken. Tho President announced tho rosult, as follows: Wholo numlier of vote? cost 816, of which Col. Z. W. Loituer ro ooivod 'i07 and Con. W. W. Humphries reoeived 100, and Colouol Iicituer was dooli.red tho nominee of tho Convent ion for Secretary of State. Tho announcement was received with deafening roars of applause, w hich lasted for many minutos. As soon as order was resumed, Colonel Hoyt moved that the nomination lie de clared unanimous, and no objection being offered it WOS SO ordered. The President announced tho nomina* lion of GomptroUer-Genoral ?s next iu order. Mr, Haskell nominated tho Hon. W. E. Stoney. Seconded hy Mr. Dou aldson. On motion of Mr. Hayward, of Grcou villc, the Prosidontwas instructed to cast thc vote of the Convention for Mr. Stoney willoh being done, lie was declared the nominee of tho Convention. Tho next nomination in order was that of Attorney-General. Mr. Henderson nominated the Hon. C. lt. Miles, of Charleston. Mr. Gillam!, of Williamsburg, nomi nated tho Hon. Jos. H. Barlo, of Sum ter. Tho nomination was seconded with enthusiastic und prolonged cheers, indi cative of tie1 result which followed. ."Messrs. Olnzo, Ilcmphill, Wagner and Davie were appointed tellers. Tlie President announced thc vote as follows: Hon. J. ll. Earle, 171; Hon. lt. C. Miles, 141. Mr. Buist, of Charleston, in behalf of tho Charleston Delegation, moved that tho nomination he declared unanimous, which was done. Tlie next nomination in order being that of Treasurer, the Chair appointed as tollers Messrs. J. (?. Marshall, Jorvoy, Unison and Ma/.yck. Mr. I/lar, of Barnwell, nominated Isaac (J. Bamberg, of Barnwell, and tho nomination was seconded hy Mr. Orr, ol Greonvillo. Mr. Croft, ot' Aiken, nomi nated Col. John 1'. Thomas, of Richland, which was seconded hy Mr. Hutland, o? Fairfield. Mr. Marshall, of Richland, nominated Richard Singleton, seconded hy Mr. Sinkler, ol' berkeley. Tin? Convention thou proceeded lo hal lot, with the following result: 81*1 VOtOi wen? cast, of which General Rundiere received 190, Colonel Thomas 71 ami Mr. Singleton 50; and on motion of Air, Haskell, on hehalf of thc Richland dele gation, thc nomination was made minni mons. Mr. Brooks, of Edgoflold, nominate* (?cn. A. M. Man ?gaul t for Adjutant am fiispcotor-Gonorab Mr. Mookbco, ol Chester, nominated Col. I. O. McKis sick, of Union. Mr. Humbert, of Lan rons, nominated Mr. Hugh H. Farley, o Spartnnburg. Seconded hy Mr. Dun can, of Spartnnburg. Mr. Marshall, o Richland, Mr. Smith, of Horry, and Mr Sparkman, of Goorgotowu, seconde? Genend Muniguult's nomination, 'lin vote on tlie first ballot, niter ntimcrotl; changes, was: Manigault, 150; Farley 150; MeKissiok. .. Number of vote cast, did; necessary to a choice, 157. Mr. MeKissiok was withdrawn hy Mr Thomas, of Union. Ju the midst of cheers for Manigual und Farley, tho < ry of "Hailed! ballot! was raised. 'The second ballot resulte? ns follows: Mnniguult, 182; Farley, 15(1 Number of votes cast, 818? necessary t a choice, Kitt. Amidst excitement, it was moved I make tho nomination unanimous. Agree to. (len. Janu s F. I/lar nominated fe Superintendent of Education Cid. .) Coward. Seconded hy Mr. Davie, ( ('bester. Mr. Childe, of Piokons, noni Hilted Col. .lilil?es II. Rice, of Ahhcvilh Seconded by Mr. Howell, of Collctoi Tho ballot resulted as follows: Rice, 18( Coward, 128. Number of votes cns ?11 1; necessary to a choice, 168, On motion of Mr. Hart, of Volk, motion to make the nomination mian mons was carried. Notices of time and place of thc m CO bigs of tin; Congressional Convonlioi were given. Most of them met In tl Convention Hall immediately after at journmont, Mr. Haskell, from the Committee ( Platform and Resolutions, sent in a r port. He stated that while there was difference of opinion among some of tl members of tho committee, there won he no minority report, hut that cat member would state his differences i Hie lloor ol' the Convention. The 1'resident appointed the followil ?ommittco to notify the successful cast! lutes of their nomination, and ask tho lo address the Convention: Messrs. I i. Henderson, .1. Ii. Orr, R. C. Hinkle ll. W. Brown and NV. R. blackwell. At 1.45 a motion was mude to ftdjou lUitU 3 o'clock. Afternoon K.-mloii. Oil tile opening of the CoUVOntio Mr. Haskell submitted the report of tl L'ommitteo on Platform and Rcsolutioi The platform was taken up for conni ?ration, and Mr. Dawson said that ibservcd that tho committee, while co forming tin- instrument very olosoly In platform of 188-1, had omitted t dvd service plank, which was first ado] xl in INS'J und r atlirmed hy thc Convi ion of 1884. I ic therefore proposed imcndmcnt which restored tho civil s rico claus?! ns it existed in the foni flatform and made an earnest iirgunn n its support, He saiil that the om don would bo oolonlntod t?> place I Democracy ot South Carolina in antaj liam to the policy upon which Mr. Clo and 1 inti boon 0100ted President of 1 United States, ami he appealed to I Convention t?t hositata indore odoptin ..our.se which would in effect bo constn IS a rebuke to the national Demoeni .arty and tho administration of Pr< lent Chivohmd. Mr. benet accepted tho propoi imcndmcnt. Messrs. Kelly, of Barnwoll, Murpl >f Collcton, and barber, of Cilest moko in favt?r of tho amendment ; wi Messrs. Clarke, of Kershaw, Murnty, Anderson, timi Haskell, of Richlu ipoke on tim other hitle. A motion able thc amendment was then lost h roto of 158 nays to 140 yeas. 'J unondmont was tuon adopted. Th? Platform, Tim Democnitio party of South Cn ina in State Convention assembled, iflirming their allegiance and dovotioi ho principles of thu Dom oe ratio pai loo lure tho following to Ito tho prinoi] md polioy of tlie Dumoorutio party itato and Federal alluirs; Firnt. Wise nial just l?gislation; inpartial ??Iministrution of cipiul In iflloionoy with economy in ovory dop neut of the State government. Second. Popular education is tho 1 yark of free institutions. Liberal I lort for tim public schools for tho wi !>eoplo. Third. Tlio present protective t axes tho many for tho benefit of favored few. Tho duties on imp" ihould bo decreased. An carly repot : he duty on cotton ties, on tho mach ry used in tho manufacturo of co md wool, and on tools and ogricult i- ? glemont s, will stimulate main duct and bo A measure ol* relief to tho farmers of tho country. Fourth. The public credit, National and State, must be maintained. Fifth. In tho conduot of nffairs in this State tko Democracy have boon actuated by tho desire to promote tlu! greatest good to tho State. Democrat ic unity is public safety and private security. Sixth. In the State, justice and equali ty for all, to insure harmony and good will between the races. In the I nion no sectionalism in policy or feelings an in dissoluble union of indestructible States; ono flag, one country, one destiny. Seventh. Civil service reform. Ap pointments to mi.au ollices under tests that win indicate tho qualifications of the applicant, promotion by merit, a lixed tenure of ollice and no removals i xcept for cause. The nominees of the Convention (ex cept General Manigault, who was not in Columbia) were now introduced, and each made an appropriate speech. Tho Committee on Resolutions to j whom were referred various resolutions ! amending thc Constitution as to tho mode of selecting tho candidates, respectfully submits the following report. The fol lowing amendment, tiny red nun ital shall bo adopted as a substitute for all tho proposed amendments so refero d to them: Amend Article XII by adding thereto the following: "Each Congressional District or judi cial circuit in this State shall be at liber ty to adopt tho method of primary elec tion instead of tho convention p?an foi nominating candidates for Congress m Solicitor, provided such method bo de termined upon by a convention regular ly called in tho manner hereinbefore specified, for that purpose among others. If such method bo adopted, tho conven tion adopting thc same shall lix the time when, and prescribe tho rules under which, snob election shall be held: Pro vided, That snob primary election shall bo held in each county composing snob dis trict or circuit: Provided, further. That no election either for delegates to a con vention or umler tho primary plan shall be hereafter hold prior to tho first day ol September in ovory year. This report elicited no debate and was agreed to, there being no minority re port. Tho Convention, byan overwhelming vote, r< ascii to lay on tho table, and amendments proposed were then adopted. A batch of adverse reports were then submitted. Colonel Haskell, representing" a mi nority of the committee, moved to tabli the unfavorable report on the resolution favoring a Constitutional ( 'onveiitioii and to take up the resolution. After a parliamentary lilt between Messrs. Haskell and Smythe, the motion was lost, and tho unfavorable report adopted tn au off-hand manner. There was an unfavorable report ul Mr. Murray's resolution providing for I gcnoral speech-making day for all can.h date s for election in the counties, mu prescribing a canvass of the State befon the meeting of the State Convention b; all candidates for state ofliccs, Mr. Murray moved to table tho repor and take up tin; resolution. Ile orguci that tho views of candidates should hi known before and not after the nomina tion. The Convention, however, refused t< take up the resolution and adopted Un committee's unfavorable roporti Tho resolution providing for tho nomi nation of all State oftlccrs, Congressmci and Solicitors by primary was also unfa vorably reported, baton motion of Col onol Orr it was taken up for considera tion and caused quito a debate. Mr. Benet moved to amend by ??bsti tuting Governor and Licutcunnt-Gov ornor for State o?leors. The nmendmen was lost. Mr. Henderson moved to table th original resolution. The roll was called and the State pri mary proposition was tabled by the ilcci sive vote ol' 171 to 00. Tho following is (lu analysis of th vote on thc motion to table: Ayes. Noe Abbeville.0 Aiken.lu Anderson. 0 Barnwell.8 I Joan fort. (5 Berkeley.ie Charleston.38 Chester. 7 Chesterfield. <". Clarendon. ?J holleton. !. Darlington.!" Kdgcfleld.1 1-airfield.0 Georgetown. I Greenville. 0 1 Hampton. H J lorry. fl Kershaw. 0 Lancaster .... . 1 Lnurens. <J Lexington. ?5 Marion. 1 Marlboro. fi Newberry. I Oconce. i Drangeburg. <* Pickcns. 0 Richland.12 9pnrtanburg. 0 Sumter. B I nion. 0 Williamsburg. . H York... I Total.171 This disposed of the reports before* tl 1 "(invention. Colonel ( >rr moved that tho Commit! an Resolutions bo discharged, A motion was interposed t<> adjou uno die, There was thereupon a gre Inibbub, which at last ceased snfOcienl for Colonel Orr to continue. Ile sa that he made tito motion to bring out ; unendincut to tho Const it ut ion prov id ii for representation in Convention in pi i?.itooi to tho number of Democrat votes cast at elections. Colonel Haskell, of Columbia, ai Colonel Croft, of Aiken, opposed t .hange. On a viva voce vote the propos amendment was lost by a largo majori roto against it. Colonel Henderson being called to t mair, Colonel Haskell offered tho ct ternary resolution;* of thanks to I orticers of tho Convention, which in tl Base at least were thoroughly deserve Thoy woro unanimously adopted in co mittoo of tho wholo and presented Colonel Henderson to President 11 agni who upon receiving thom said : "Gent lemon of tho Convention: thank Voil for thc kindly fur-lings ex pressed in your resolutions and congrnt llluto y<tu upon tia- work you huvo done. In my opinion il has been wiso and ju ! dirions, and will redound to tho credit cf tho Domocracy of South Carolina, 1 Iii.I you heartily a pleasant return to you)- homes." Tho gavel foll and at 0.36 p. m. thc Convention of 1880 ended it?labors. The Stoic Executive Commit Ice. Thu following is tho Executive Com mittee: First Congressional District-W. H. (hawley, Charleston; S. P. Wingara, Lexington; NV. .1. Fishbum, Colloton. Second District-Li. T. I/.lar, Darn well; .1. W. Moore, Hampton; W. J. Talbert, Edgoflcld. Third District (Seo. H. Mower, New berry; 13, I'.. Murray, Anderson; John C. Cary, OcoUCO. Fourth District-J. A. Hoyt, Green ville; I>. Johnson, Union; G. W. Sholl, Laurena, Filth District-P. E. Allison, Lancas ter; I. ll. Clark, Kershaw; G. W. S. Hart, York. Sixth District-C. H. McCall, Marl ?boro; C. A. Wood, Darlington; J. F. Rhmnc, Clarendon, Scv. ntb District-S. Porcher Smith, K. rkilev, li. I). Leo, Sumter; J. M. Rhett, Beaufort. 'I in* llcmoeralle Blonda rd-Ileo rere. AH a fitting conclusion of tho report of tho Convention, tho State ticket nomi nated is here appended: Govornor: JOHN PETER RICHARDSON, of Clarendon. Lieutenant-Governor: W. h. MAULD1N, of (?reenville. Secretary of State: W. /. LEITNER, of Kershaw. Coi n pt roUor-( ! encrai : W. E. STONEY, of Berkeley. Treasurer: I. S. BAMBERG, of Barnwell, Attorney ( ?moral: JOS. H. EARLE, of Suinter. Snpcrinti ndent of Education: . IAS. ll. KlC1?, of Abbeville. Adjutant and Inspector (louerai: A. M. M A MO AULT, of ? leorgotown. nu: HMM ?i MUi.u Mi;i:riMJ. Some Intcrr-Ntlng Work, Despite (he Overaknd? ow Inti lm|iurlaiicu of the Democratic <<>??? \ pillion. Tin- joint Bummer meeting of tlu-Stau Grange and thc State Agricultural So cicty, in Columbia, was completely over shadowed by the nominating Conven lion. Many of its delegates were als? delegan - to thc latter Convention, nm e. edd aol attend tho sessions of tin Farm? rs' Convention. Others, althougl not conni ctcd x\it 11 the political Conven lion, preferred the excitement of boinf prisent while the nominations won being made t<' ioitieipating in tia: farm rr -' meeting anil bearing farmers talk. The joint sumiller meeting was to hav< held a session at '.> o'clock on Friday na'ruing, but so few of the member: made their appearance that a recess WOJ taken until 3 o'clock that afternoon. A Ibis session a very excellent essay, cuti ?hd ..Some Thoughts on Our Agricul tura! interests," was read by Dr. E. J Koaliert, of Sumter. Tho essay touchet upon many important State ami Na tioiutl questions. The extremo hardshi] md injustice ol' the protective turill' wa hvelt upon. Tin: silver question wa dso touched upon. At the conclusion <?f this essay, Stat I'licmisi I'. E, Chazal was requested b; .be Convention to give thom some in [ormntiau about tho analysis of fertili? ?rs. 'the request was complied witL \t 5.30 the meeting adjourned until 8.3 [>. m. The night session was largely attended flic collin.ittee appointed in Charlcsto Inst february to select a suitable pine for tile inter-State Agricultural Fueaini ii. nt reported that they had chose Spartauhtirg, as that city odored mot idvnntagcs tuan any other placo whio .ad competed for the encampment. A rosalution was passed requesting tli Koa ol of Agriculture to allow tho Con ni isioncr of Agriculture to exhibit mil .rats, timbers and other products of tl State at this encampment, to bo held i Vugust, 1887. Tho committee appointe for tllO purpose reported that the Nort Jaroliun, Georgia and Tennosseo Agi ?ultural Societies had berni commun tated with and bad expressed their wil ngnoss to unite with South Carolina i las ing this encampment. (b u. Johnson iiugood read an caso ipon mixed husbandry. If tho CSHI ?on1.1 have been lu ard by all tho farr irs in South Carolina, it would hiv lone moro good than a do/.en farm .(inventions. Oeiieral Hagood had pr mied tho essay carefully and in snob, miniver that it could he understood 1 my one. He gave numerous, cxampl d' w hat bad been doiicwith hay, mcloi: ?uits. truck farming and cattlo raisin Ills own experience on a farm H?UCO 18 vas recited in an interesting and i itnictivo manner, and he clearly ilh rated that a diversity of produots w nore profitable and safe than ouo orb .nips. Colonel John W. ll, Pope address ho Convottion upon tho tariff and u'ecls on Southern farmers, Coloi l'ope showed that the inhabitants of tl ?dato are paying SI- ti head each year ho Federal Government. Ho suggest hat if tho people complained of t imall State tax tho Lunatic Asyh hould be enlarged immediately. hint?' llnnk Url urn-. Nearly all tho State Banks of Geor lave tiled with the Governor their rein >f the Condition Of their business on tot h of June. Among the Interest ?obits dovolopcd hy tho returns is thc I hat 30banka have on deposit from tl ?at rons 15 484,737.80. Tho largest anio ?f deposits is w ith tbs Southern Bani he Slate ot Georgia at Savannah, wi ma $1,831 II is estimated t here are more than 12 000,000 of dol m deposit with thc banks of all doc io ie in the State. DEATH Ol* SAMUEL J. TILDEN. A Prominent Figure in lb? llbrtory ot" Aneri? cnn l'oliilrtt Paaaea Away. YONKERS, N. Y., August 1.-SnmuelJ. Tilden died at Greystone tliis morning, ut ten minutos liefere if o'clock. Ho had been enjoying bis usual good health up to last Saturday ovening. While Hitting on the stoop of his residence, at sundown on that evening, bo was taken with n slight chill, which settled on his stomach and bowels, producing billum ination, from which ho suffered nil night. In tho morning ho was slightly better and was allie to ride ont. On Sunday evening ho felt much worse and continued to grow weaker, hut until lust night thoro wcro no fears of tho consequences. This morning it became apparent that tho end was near. Dr. Charles E. Simonds and Miss Could, a relativo of Mr. Tilden, were at Iiis bedside. A few moments be fore ho died lie tried to speak, but only moved his lips, failing to make any sound. Ho passed away quietly and peacefully. ,\ iin/.iir Crank. .'Do you know" said my barber tho other dav as he finished whistling "There's Hazers in tho Air," "that there is a newspaper man in this city who keeps thirty-one razors on hand ready for usc all ibo while? Well, there is just snell a man here, and ho hasn't oven boon mentioned as a candidato for tho insane asylum, cither. I was down in Qrabonslator's barber shop a while ago and this uiiui carno in and inquired how much tho 'honing' of his razors would bo. I naturally supposed lie bad two razors. Imagine my surpriso when tho tonsorial artist said 810, and handed out a bundle as big as a loaf of bread. I in quired into tho mutter and discovered that each razor was numbered for a day of thc month, and no razor was used hut once within that length of time."-bullido Courier. About six months ago u story was pub lished in some of the Georgia papers of a young man uamcd William Jones, n com positor, who was said to have come into possession of a fortune. Mr. William .Iones, who attained his majority on Sunday last, has taken charge of his fortune in Charles Ion. THE LAURENS RAIL rOHN 0. HASKELL, N. D. DIAL, Columbia, S. C. Laurens, S. C. HASKELL & DIAL, A T T O R N E V S AT L A W, LAURENS 0. H., s. e. 1. T. JOHNSON. M\ lt. R1CUKY. JOHNSON & RICHEY, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, OFFICE-Fleming's Corner, Northwest ?ide of Public Square. LAURENS C. IL, S. C. J. C. CARLINGTON, ATTORNEY AT LAW, LAURENS C. rt., S. C. Oflicc over W. II. Garrett's Store. V. C. BENET, Y? P. M'OOWAN, Abbeville. Laurens. BENET & MCGOWAN, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, LAURENS C. H., S. C. r. AV. FERGUSON. UKO. P. YOUNO. FERGUSON & YOUNG, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, LAURENS C. IL, S. 0. C. I?. TODD. W. H. MARTIN. TOI)I> & MARTIN, ATTORN l-l Y S A T L A W, LAURENS C. IL, S. C. ?. J. HOLMES. H. V. SIMFSOW. HOLMES & SIMPSON, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, I.AUKENS C. H., S. C. N. S. HARRIS, ATTORNEY AT LAW, LAURENS, C. H., S. C. fc?" Oflico over store of W. Ii. ROYD. Dr.W.H. BALL, DENTI8T. )FFICE OVER WILKES' ROOK AND DRUG STORE. )flko days-Mondays and Tuesdays. LAURENS C. IL, S. C. SAVE YOUR M01TEY iy buying your Drugs and Medicines, .'ino Colognes, Paper and Envelopes, lenioraiidum Rooks, /ace Powders, L'ooth Powders, Hair Brushes, Sbnv ng Brushes, Whisk brushes, Blacking bushes, blacking, Toilet and La un? Iry Soaps, Toa, Spice, Pepper, Ging or, jampa and Lanterns, Cigars, Tobacco .nd Snuff, Diamond Dyes, and oti.er .rticlos too Humorous to mention ut bo NEW DRUGSTORE. Also, Puro Wincsfnnd Liquors, lor nodical purposes. M&^dfe No troublo to ahowjgoods. Respectfully, ? >*ZM R. F. POSEY;&:RRO., Laurena C. IL, S. C. 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