How many Negresses and Mulattaes would face one of these White
The Government is under the control of Negro voters, and the State of South Carolina
is for the moment a Black Commonwealth, ruled, like an Italian Republic of the Middle Ages
, by a stranger.
Daniel H. Chamberlain
is the name of the American Podesta
Robert H. Gleaver
, a Negro, is Lieutenant-governor
Of the thirty-three Senators
for South Carolina
, fourteen are Black.
Out of a hundred and twenty four Members of the Lower House
, no less than seventy-three are Black.
, the Negro Lieutenant-governor, presides in the Upper House
, a Negro Speaker, presides in the Lower House
Few of these senators can write their names; yet they aspire to fill the highest offices in the Government
The Secretary of State
is a Negro.
Offices which demand some aptitude in reading and writing, such as those of Attorney-general
and Superintendent of Education, are left to White
men, but those of higher pay and wider patronage are taken by the Blacks.
The State Treasurer is a Negro; the Adjutant
and Inspector-general is a Negro.
is a White, but