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SATURDAY, JULY 12, 1873.
Mr. W. N. Sain'a new building ia
going up in style.
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Rain,* thuuo\ej and lightning, yester
Go to Dukes', for sweat things. He
has just openod a flue lot of candy.
"Watermelons are coining in slowly.
Those that are not sampled at the News
Office are very unhealthy.
The Board of Health are usk iug a good
many things that wo don't dare writo
about. They are right about it, how
? ? ? i ??>???<
XOUN'S STORE? I
Kohr/s store is going up rapidly.
Their prices are goiug down. Now's the
?time to buy, before they move.
"Wo haven't seen oui sprightly friend,
the Abbeville Medium, for a long tithe.
It is one of the best of our weekly ex
changes, and wo want to sco it again.
VASTER JAMES HAMILTON?
Our printers return thanks to Master
James Hamilton for ccrtaiu kindly at
tention in the way of fruit cakos.
JOSEPH LA it KIN, ESQ.*? .
We are happy to state that our wall
known Jury Commis/toncr, Joseph Lur
kin, Esq., ia in his usual good health
aud in a screno mental condition.
O Oraageburg 1 O, Orangobu-g!
Hew drear thy waking visions!
For not aloao in winter's rime,
But in the sweltering hummer time,
Thou'rt crammed with politicians.
O Maryland 1 1) Orangeburg !
O, (>, o, o, o, o. *>h I
j'lie first boll of cotton may lead to
a fortune j the first bowl of punch may
lead to the devil. Therefore always
epell boll with a doable i aud.bo virtu
?U5, happy ami rich.
See County Auditor Van Tassel's
(notice of places la the country to bu
Visited by hits soon, to save tax payers
ibt "Ocitaiiu vicinities tho trouble of
?roniing to tuws to make their tax re
V. E. &. F. 9. M. & (X?
? That Enterprising Go ahead Firm Of
Mosoley.?fcvCiook has our thauks for a
fine paAagc of .fancy cruckoTS. Our
young peeple were delighted aud the
?"old man" likewise.
'The Elliotts had thsir monthly airing,
<lay hefore yesterday. . The Company is
?well off and growing. They aro a gal
lant ?et of- men and we are always glad
to see them out ia their handsome uni
THE T0ONQ A ME RICAS?
Turned out on their monthly parade
last Wednesday. To say that they both
did well and lobked well is about as
necessary as to say that two and two
?make four, or that printers love W'.ter
.melons and don't often get theft.
Tn Charleston, on tho 4?h instant, a
man named James I)uffoa shot and
killed the only son of Charles II. West
Bsq.?without, as itseoius, the s ightest
shadow o( provocation. Ou the flth
iustv.c the mother of the murdered mm
died, broken hearted.
We learn that the crops in Mi? neigh
iborhood of Lcwisvillo arc sufforing for
want of raiu. What's tho use of fire
engines if people are going to let their
cotton.and corn burn up for want of
little fresh water? Let the-firemen
turn out and save the country.
IN SUMMER, AC.? '
"In Bummer wheu the days are long,*'
said the poet?but what be said just
after that we don't pretend to recollect.
This, though, is what he w mid have
said had he lived in good old Orange
.In summer, when hoi. days a/e long,
And appetites not over strong,
And fat men fain were bony,
Let everj weary saint or eiaoer,
Who lengs for something nice at dinner,
Call on our host Meroncy.
Ho can your inmest'wants supply
Whether you hungry are or "dry,"-i
For all he has a heap O !
And should you wish to leaye the town,
There's Baxter waiting to onrry you down
And "?us"-tlt you out at the Depot!
Last Saturday a young colored man,
named McDonald, fell asleep on tile
track near Branchvilletrestle. A train
came dashing along. Tho poor follow
awoke slightly, the bliudiug light of the
great lautern dazed his wearied eyes?
ho dropped upon the track?and in a
moment, all wax over.
Now is the timo to lay in n stock of
chloride of lime and copperas, at loss
than half prico. The Counoil fuuishes
these articles free to all comers at tho
Engine House store. Those who won't
keep cleau aud healthy when it dou't
cost anything hud better die out of
sa led ay?
Came last Monday according to law
aud the almanac, but about till tho sell
ing done was of thoso parties from the
country who expected a lively timo.
These wore decidedly sold, though the
Sheriff' gave uc titles for them. Two oj
three tracts of land were disposed of,
uud a horse with four legs weut home
with a new owner.
.4 7' the news' office window?
Passer by, a well dressed handsome
merchant [of Orangeburg, hails Kiloy,
our devil, who \s at tho window?'"I
say, hallo, Riley !"
.The irrep'ressiblo Riloy,?"Go long and
mind your business?you just want me
to notier you !"
Good/looking merchant retires and the
forutuan meditates upon chucking llilcy
out o' window, but finally doesn't do it.
.jAre you particularly anxious to pay
more taxes than you neod to ? If so,
you can be easily gratified by waiti n?
until after August 20th to make your
return ' to the County Auditor. Then
you will have the pleasure of .paying 50
per cent, additional. Better Bt?p right
up to the office at onoe and thus save
time and money. There will be a groat
rush in a few days.
QO to the auditor's !?
SupiKise your regular tax amounts to
fifty dollars. Well, be lazy and pro
crastinate?don't make your returns to
the County Auditor until alter August
20th, aud you will have just seventy-five
dollars to pay. It's none of our funeral,
but we dou't like to sec people obliged
to fork over greenbacks when there's so
need -of it. Go and make your return
straightway. Van Tassel is waitiug for
era nch villl e?
Must bo excessively proud of being a
"junctiou town," aad probably pays
particular attention to Augusta?as wo
never havo any looal uows frooi thoTe.
Why don't some of you Branch gentle
men (wo do hate to say Branohvill
ians)?why don't sou>b of you once in
a while drop a nuJ.e of local items to
your good old st^.nd by the Orangeburg
N i WS 7 Carroll! Recdiah ! lot us hear
what you arc nil doing.
D. A. SicIVER?
Our friend, D. A. Mclver, Esq.,, of
Lewisville, didn't succeed in obtaining a
position iu the Town Counoil of that
growing and illustrious municipality, but
he has what is a good deal better this
warm weather?to wit, one of the finest
orchards we havo ever seen jn tnis part
of the country. Wc await anxiously
the ripouing of sotno luscious looking
pears, and hope that our hopes will meet
both fruit aad fruition.
orange rase hall club
At the last qunrtcrly meeting of the
above Club hold Monday oveniug 7th
inst., the following offiocrs wore cleotod
to sorve the ensuing term :
J. Schmidt Albergotti.
. Vice- JWsident
Robert II. Aldrich.
L. Hayne Waunamaker.
Stephen B. Fowlcs.
1st. John T Butler.
2d. E. L. Salley.
3d P. G. Cannon.
4ih W. L. Barley.
The above Club have their fiujd exor
cises every Monday afternoon at 4
o'clock, exeept on the first Mondays, and
theo on the Wednesday following.
tue new w. p. of THE s. of t.?
The News peoplo are proud of the
fact that the new Worshipful Patriarch
of the Sons of Temperance, installed
last Monday evooing, is Mr. W. A.
Edwards, the able and efficient foreman
of this office. Mr. Edwards has been
energetic in the good work, having
introduood u number of new members to
the Order, including all his assistant* on
tho News. In faot, wo believe all tbe
typos iu town aro now consistent,
earnest Sous of Temperance.
And there's Fort Motte, too, vain as
Lucifer booauso some old lady offered to
let General Marion burn her house
down to get rid of tho Britishers, about
a hundred years ago. A rauk waste o f
building material !?why oouldu't she
wait 1?the enemy would all have been
dead by this tiino and the house saved.
And houses so scarce iu that part ol the
country, too !,
We should be much pleased to reeoive
und publish au occasional letter from
some clever Fort Mottite. And there
aro lots of them.
Our young Iriend Master Sherod
Reeves, the courteous attenduut in- Dr.
A. C. Duko's flourishing drug store,
asked us tho other day to say what
wo thought of the flavor, quality, &c.,
of some choice segurs, which he offers to
the lovers of that weed known par ex
cellence, ns the ''fragrant." Woll, frioud
Sherod, we of the "News" are an ohlig
in:.: folk with nn almoat unlimited capa
city for complimentary acgars and suoh
like dairties; and having puffed your
delicious Havana* we now puff you.
Lot all renders of the "News" who
know nud love a good oigar, call-on our
youug friend at Dukes'.
The regular annual installation of
Officers of the Oinn'geburg Division of
tho Sons of Temperance took place last
Monday night in the basement of the
Presbyteriau Church, Dr. T. A. Elliott,
G. W. P., presiding..
The following is a list, of tbe new
\\\ A. Edwards, W. P.
Mrs. A. H. Edwards W. A
L. IL Wannamakcr, 11 S.
Miss Fannie Cannon, A. R. S.
Jumcs A. Williams, F S.
Miss Anna Albcrpotti, Treas.
W S Tongue, Chap.
W E \\ illiams, . Cou.
Miss C L Neuffcr, A C
.J A Edwards, I S
J L Heidt man, O S.
The ccroirtmiea Were concluded by nn
addres? from John A Humiltou Esq.,
Woich wo hear vory highly conimcoded.
- ?mur ? - ? ???I -
lewis viele to the rescue:?
Iu our last iasuo we propounded t he
weighty query: Is Lewisvillo Rouud
or Square ? Now that Is preoisely
whit we want to know. We should
have said last week that, as wo w*ro
informed, the surveyor holds that
the good town is square. Let us
hear from you by all means, Mr.
Surveyor ! People who o*n laud in the
corners, (if the town is square,) are in
terested as to tho payment of town
taxes thereon, aud waut to know.how
they staud. We say that Lewisvillo is
rouud?rouud ns Giotto's O. Let the
men of science ("of linked sweetuess
long drawn out") deny it if they can.
the song of tue 2?O candidates
Little Jack Horner,
smt in tho cdrner,
(That is, if there is a corner in the
Row?whereas overybody knows its a
Ring there aad not a Corner.)
Eating a Christmas pio,
i Though it was equally preposterous to
call it anything but a July water
Ho put in his thumb,
(Pshaw ! why can't the vorse go
straight?everybody knows those "Row"
fellows put in both hands?every time.)
And bs hauled out a plum,
(Well, he mast bo commended for his
moderation, nt least?this time.)
And he said, whose next Senator? I?I
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narrow esc a pjb?
The hottest day last week proved a
rather serious event to the fattest man
in tho County. H; arrived ia Oraoge
burg about noon from his pleasant place
in the country some 20 miles N. E.
S. and W. from here, and, being some
what overcome by the excessive heat,
dropped into a chair ia a shady placo ou
Bull Scovill & Pike's piaxsa, where he
soon fell asleep. Shortly after, he com
menced melting rapidly, and in a few
minutes every pinder boy in town was
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improviug the opportunity for tho man
ufacture of candles. They tacked
pieces of vrickiug to the bottom of the
chair aud iu two minutes there were at
least 180 fine candles hanging there,
from at once. This enterprising ope
ration was spotted several times,
uutil a merchant, who has a liuu on tho
fat mau'scrop, brought a lot of ioo iroui
KortjohVs aud succeeded in arrcstiug
the aieltiug process buforo lifo was ex
tinct. If uouo of our readers saw the
unfortunate gentleman from tho country
after his accident it must havo been
because ho was too thin.
There has been a good deal of weather
There will probably be tnoro boforo
there is less.
Wc counted 507 small children the
other day during our walk from the Fivo
Chop Road to the News O/Tice. Heaven
only knows what we shall do without
the New Stroct!
? The "Tryalls of Custico," are not
quito so busy nt present. But just wait
until the crops oome in !
A nsn died in Creen Bay, Michigan,
the other dr.y, who wanted to be buried
iu the lake, but his cruel wile refused?
Sensible woman : the lawyers koow
that a case of flotsam is to be avoided,
if pogiible. Or did fche think, with
Horace, 11 Tu levi?r cortice!n
Two boys named Smith wont out
fishingat Belphi, lud. It being quite
dark they used a light, which so con
futed the Gsh that twenty-sovou buss
leaped iuto the'boat.? Ex.
That isn't what the fish came aboard
for. It wss to see which was which of
the Smith boys.
There are three distinct charge*
against Jlr. Applcgatc, of Nebraska.
Having three wives, stpaliug * horse and
setting fire to a barn.?Ec.
Unkiud and illogical. Hating three
wives, he (naturally) gtole a horse aud
set fire to a barn.
One ca*o of cholera was reported at
Nranj,'cbur)j, S. ('., ou lhe# 30th ult.
? tSumter Watchman.
Good I We hope you will always
spell it that way in Cholera time. But
there was nothing in the statement, any
When one learns that tho United
States oontuin lo.tiOO druj; stores, each
of theoi dispensing on an average u score
of prescriptions a day, tho only wonder
is that so many people die u uatural
True. But then, you see, so many
apothecaries are poor hands at reading
the doctors' handwriting.
A New York lady wears a set of
Etrtnoan jewelry made over a thousand
years ago, which is pronounce d suporior
in design and finish to any thing made
And just to think, the rascally old
I ewellcr oan't soud in his bill for it!
A good placo to raise corn : Ou Ed
dies'toe (ths river?don't you seo?)
Seven trotters have made a milo in
2:20 ? Er.
Thon it must take a single trottor
just 16 nrnu es and 20 seconds to go
the same distanoo, for if it take.-* 7 boys
2 in. 20 a. to pull down a stone wall &o,
(see Daboll). But in uuiou there is
strength?aud flcetness too, as it seems.
Are you a white man, nre you a fhkk
msn; white or colored : do you scum to
be led by the ear as a hog, or tolled by
tho jingle of a bell, if so; show your
principles by supporting tho whito
man's and the free man's paper,
the Orangeburg Times.? Orangcburg
Are you any kind of a man-?white,
black, yellow o. any othor color?any
man who objects to being told that he
ia "led by the oar like a hog" or "tolled
by the jiogle of a bell,"?do you like a
fair, square, enterprising, go ahead paper
?a paper that doesn't koep standing
for weeks the notice that it has the
largest circulation iu the County,
when it ought to know that
it has not?a paper that doesn't declare,
week after .reek, that it publishes "all
legal advertisements of county interest"
while it seldom publishes half of them ?
Do you wau't a papor that neve:'
thinks it necessary to insult oue class of
citizens in order to curry favor with au
Then subscribe for tbe Orangebur^
News straight way !
Columbia, S. C, Dec. 20th, 1870.
To the Editor Orau'j'hury Nctcs :
Sin?I have the honor to inform you that
at a meeting of the Board of Officers, cre
ated by an Act entitled "An Act to Regulate
the Publication of all Legal und Public
Notices," the following resolution was adop
Resolved, Thai the " O R A N G E B U R G
N E W S" is hereby designated as the OFFI
CIAL PAPER for the Publication of all
Legal Notices ami Official Advertisements of
the County Officers in the County of Orange
F. L. CARDOZO,
Sec. of State
and Chairman Board.
Per W. R. JONES.
Onion or tiik OuAxoKBtran Naws,
July, 11th lK7:i
COTTON*?Sales during the week 60
balos. We ?juote:
Rouuu Rick.$1.15 per ousbel
Corn.$1.00 tier bushel.
Cow Peas.... 1.00 per bushel.
PlXUBttS. 1.10 per bushel.
MRS. C. S. Iv?A.TJLE,
Takes pleasure in announcing to her Cus
tbmers and the 1'ulilic in general that she
has opened her SPRING STOCK consisting
of the LATEST STYLES of
Thankful for past favors, she respectfully
solicits a continuance of the same.
A SPECIALTY?Dress Making, Cutting
and Fitting Carried on as usual by .Mrs. 1.
Country Orders respectfully solicited and
will meet with prompt attention.
apl 10 .* 1m
The recent decisions of the Supreme
Court of tho United States have doclared
tho HOMESTEAD ACTS of this State un
constitutional as to debts contracted prev
ious to 1808.
The layt amendment to tho Bankrupt law
giveH to the debtor the sarce exemption of
real and per.?onal property as was given to
hi-n by the HOMESTEAD LAW.
The only way that HOMESTEADS can he
secured is by taking the benefit of the Baak;
Especial attention ha?* been and will be
devoted to thin brunch of tho law by
BROWNING A BROWNINO,
Attorneys at Law,
Russell Street, Oraugcburg S. C.
T?aTOTIOE. ? The Copariner
J__^ SHIP heretofore known hv the firm
name of L1GHTFOOT & CANNON, at Light
foot's Old Stand, is -his day Dissolved by
mutual consent. All persous indebted to
said firm will please make immediate pay
ment to J. W. Cannon at the above stand.
W. T. LIGHTPOOT,
J. W. CANNON.
May 18th, 1873. . 21?3t
Thanking my friends for past favors, 1
hope to merit their patronage by atrict at
tention to business and keeping constantly
on hand a FRESH and COMPLETE STOCK
Call and examine my Stock.
J. W. CANNON,
may 24 ?t
DR. A. C DUKES'
CRANGEB?RG, S. C,
FINE TOILET SOAPS,
PURE WINKS and LIQUORS for Medicinal
DYE-WOODS and DYE-STUFFS generally.
A full line of TOBACCO and SEGA RS.
Farmers and Physicians from the Country
will find our Stock of Medicines Complete,
Warranted (Jenuine and of the Best tjuality.
Lot or fresh Garden Seeds.
jan 11 c tf
Do You Want
GO TO *
IF YOU WANT
WHERE YOU'LL FIND
Any and Everything*
nov2 i tf
Why is it that ? !
MOSELEY & CROOK.
Sell GOODS so CHEAP? Because
they "Sell Exclusively for CASH."
junc 28 juue U8
Southern Life Insurance Company.
PRINCIPAL OFFICES:?Memphis Texx., and Atlanta, Ga.
Memphis Office.?T. A. Nelson, President. A Woodruff, Vicc-Presidcnt
Benjamin Mny, Secretary,
Atlanta Office.?John B. Gordon, President, A. H. Colquitt, Vioe-Presi
dent. J. A. Morris, Secretary.
BLACK & WARRING, General Agent?, Columbia, South Carolina.
J. A. Ha MILTON, Resident Agent, Orangeburg, South Carolina.
ASSISTS January 1st, 1873 - - $,1334,488,97
ANNUAL IXCOMP: - - ? - ? $1,000,000.
ORANGEBURG BRANCH OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Dr. W. F. Barton, Robert Copes, James F. Izlar.
John A. Hamilton, Dr. W? W. Wanunmakcr, E. Russel Zimmerman,
Thad C. Andrews, ? W. J. DcTreville, George Boliver,
Paul S. Felder, Thomas Zimmerman James Van Tassel,
L. IL Beck with, Henry Moorcr, Samuel Dibble,
Dr. W. F. Barton, Chairman, .
John A. Hamilton, Secretary,
Paul S. Felder,
James F. Izlar,
George Boli vkr,
This Company issues policies on all approved plans and pays losses promptly.
Fur further Information, avplv to
JOHN A- HAMIL?TOJf ?
Resident Agent, Orangeburg, So. C.
June 12, 187:i 17, 3ffi
Ociil Reduction in prices of Spring (Tcods
bought iu the lust ten day.
IF YOU WANT TO C.F.T THE HE ST AND
Cheapest ready-made Spring Clothing,
go to McNAMARA'S.
TF YOU AVANT LADIES AND CHILD
A reu's Shoes of the bent quality and at low
prices, g*o to McNAM AUA S. .
F YOU WANT LADIES DRESS GOODS
? Cheap and Stylish, go to
IF YOU WANT GKNTEEMEN'S CA881
meres. ? Cloths, Tweeds, Meltons. Drab'
d ele. Summer drills and cottouades, ete.,
all of the best quality, and the largest Stook
in town, and at low prices, too, goto
F YOU WANT GOOD SUGAR, 8 LRS
. For $1, go to - McNAMARA'S.
F YOD WANT GOOD BROWN HOMES
. pun one wide, at \-\ cents, go to
F YOU H AM' TO BUY CHEAP FOR
. Cash, goto McNAMARA'S.
Being thankful for the liberal patronage
bestowed on me iu the past, I respoctlully
sclicit a continuance of the same.
J Mi NAM AN A.
Appril '2r>, 1873 ly.
RIBBONS, MILLILEBY AND
18 7 3.
WHITE GOODS, EMBROIDERIES, kC.
Armstrong Gator & Co.
IMPOUTERS, MAM FACTURKU* ASH JUHUKRS
Bonnet, Trimming, Neck and Sash Rib
bons, Velvet Hlbbous, Neck Tics, BouUel
Silks, Satins, Velvets and Crapes, Flowers,
Feathers, Ornaments, Frames, &c, Sraw
Bonnets and Ladies and Children's Hats,
trimmed ami untrimnied. Ami in connect
ing warcrooms White Goods, Linens, Em
broideries, Laces, Nets Collars, Setts,
Handkerchiefs, Veiling. Head Ncta, Sic, Sic
Nos. 287 and 21'.) Baltimore Street, Haiti
These goods arc manufactured by us or
bought for Cash directly from the European
and American Manufacturers, embracing
all the. latest novelties, unequalled in uario
ty snd cheapness in any market
Orders ftllod with dare promptness and
mar. 1st It
Bricks! Bricks J!
THE UNDERSIGNED RESPECTFULLY
Informs the public that he is now pre
pared to furnish BRICKS in any quantity.
All orders will meet pi ompt attention.
J. C. EDWARDS,
june? . 1873 tf
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ONLY FIVE DOLLARS.
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THE MOST DURABLE AND ECONOMI
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The best mechanical talent in America
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and simplifying our Machines, combining
only that which is practicable, aad din*
penning with all complicated surroundings
gcuerally found in other machines.
Special terms and "extra inducements to
mule and female agents, storekeepers, Ac,
who will establish ageneies through tk*
country and keep our new machines on ex
hibition and sale. County rights given to
smart agents free. Agent's complete outfits
furnished without any extra charge.
Samples of sewing, descriptive oironlaM
containing terms, testimonials, engravings,
A.c.. sent free
Address, BROOKS SETTING MACRINK
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feb S . ly
OFFICE COUNTY AUDITOB,
QftAXOBBCito, S C., May 29t* 187?.
NOTICE of Redemption of land* aold at
Delinquent load aal? May 1872, la A. 9*.
Browning, O. W. Baxter aad Taad C.
Andrews, pure tuyere.
TAKE NOTICE, thai Job?, F. Gr??
G. YV. Thompson aad Mrs. M. A. Thowaa
have made applicatioa for the rodossplioa
of their Real Estate sold at said eel*, aad
hat* paid into the County Treecary taafoZl
amount of taxes aaaaKlea , Ao., tagsifcay
with 25 per etat additional, as Taqnirojd by
way 81 *J