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A trade is half a man's fortune.
Last Words of Jack?"I'll be hanged
if I go up on that platform."
"You don't do that again," said tho
pig to the boy who eat his tail off.
A return to the old plan of appren
ticing boys to trades is being advo
T. Nast is registered on tho alphabe
tical list of arrivals at Boston as "Nast
A correspondent of a papor having
described the Ohio as 'a sickly stream ,'
the editor appended the remark: "That's
so?it is confined to its bed."
t A Western psper has an article on the
care of idiots/' A contemporary says
that psper is always dragging family
swain before the public.
A citizen of Rouseville, P., boasts
that his village can beat Boston out of
sight on crooked streets, and then have
'? erooks enough leftover to start another
The abolition of the national banking
sayptem, and tho substitution of tree
banking, with nothing but legal tender
circulation, is now attracting some atten
An Iowa paier proclaims itself an
"honest newspaper," and in another
paragraph says: "When a man pro
fesses honesty now a-days, keep your
eye peeled for a thief."
A Parisian, whose wife lately died,
imagined himself transformed into a
weeping willow, and went about the
streets of Paris with a flower pot on his
head to announco his transformation.
The Louisville Courier-Journal say*
that "a Tennessee editor, who has boen
drinking Cincinnati whisky for a month.
has written to an Eastern publishing
house for a 'patent inside/"
. , A Texas barber who ornamented hi?
front door with a white knob is said to
have had no peace until tho last vestige
of it had been shot away by his sprightly
neighbors, who made use of it as a t argot
So witty a compliment is rarely made
as that of Sydney Smith's to his friends,
Mrs. Tigho and Mrs. Cuffo : "Ah,
there you are ! tho cuff that every one
would be glad to wear, and the tie that
no one would loose."
f.-sAtV insurance decision in Richmond
into the effect that a Northern company
is liable for the amount of premiums
paid before the war on policies which
lapsed during tbe war, if the companies
refused application for renewal alter
Us* war closed.
-Tho pcoplo of Providence are highly
ineensed at the discovery of an old
English Gazetcer, published in 1776,
which describes Bristol a? ? town in
_ fifSSM "~n'?"* "having a uotnmodious
harbor, at the entrance of which lies
1X3reensburg wants a directory. It is
a nightly occurrence that many of her
citizens cannot find the way to their
homes. It will require a peculiar direc
tory to elucidato the intricacies of the
street* of the town on sueh occasions,
The host of young men in every large
city who apply for employment aud fail
So get it for the reason that they are
BoTeducated or specially fitted for any
particular business constitutes a potent
argument in favor of reform. Under
the apprentice system wo should hare
fewer ignorant mechanics and incompe
tent business men.
. A young grass widow, aged 25 years,
and ox-spouse of four living husbands,
is about to harvest her fifth hay crop in
Salt Lake City. Her first husband was
a Yankee, her second an Italian, her
third a Swiss, her fourth a German, and
her prospective fifth is a Polander. The
The widow's tastes are truly cosmopoli
tain, and she seems ready to take, the
world to her glowing and capricious
The Missouri Kopublican says of the
jtanio : "We may as woll prepare for n
second shook at no very distant day,
whether it comes or not; a preparation
for it will destroy half its force. The
preparation needod is a general payment
of debts?nothing more, nothing loss ;
and the sooner all classes of individuals
resolutely set about this, the bettor it
will be for the country."
Nothing on earth can smile but bu
man beings. Gems may flash reflected
light, bat what is a diamond flash
compared with an eye flash and mirth
flash. A face that cannot smile is like
a bnt that cannot blossom, and diies
upon the stalk. Laughter is day, and
sobriety is night, and a smile is tbe twi
light that . hovers gently between both,
and more bewitching that either.
Thor* is a boy in Minnesota who has
greatly puzzled the neighboring wild
ducks. Ue puts a hollow pumpkin over
}ls head and wades into the ponds
. whioh tho dupks frequent. Presently
those unsuspecting; birds perceive a
floating pumpkin, and with quacks of
Joy prqpeed to dig out the seeds, What
tho dusks who visw the scent from a
distance cannot understand is the singu
lar way in whioh thosp who art juvestU
gating th? Jlttmpkiri suddenly 4i?t aud
never come to the surface again. The
pumpkin also re-appears day after day
in an undimiuished state. The boy
thinks that, UDleas the ducks grew tired
of investigating the matter, bo will be
able to retire from business in a few
weeks more, and devote his lifo to the
peaceful pursuit of marbles and mumble
Cofpri GnowiNo.? Do you drink
OoflVe ? lhen you may want to know
how it grows. You sec only coffee sec d
iu tho store; and, likoly, have never
thought much about it ; like tho city
girl, who though cucumbers grew iu
slices, just as sho saw them en the fa rat
er's table. Coffee comes from South
America and the West Indies. It-grows
upon low, busby trees. Tbcsewoull grow
tall like peach-trees, but are clipped at the
top to make the fruit hardy. Like tho
orange-tree they have blossom and ripo
fruit on at the same time. Tho blus
souis arc white; the berries are green, rod
and purple, according to their age. It's
OUtaido is much like tho chorrv?sweet
and good. The leaves are a bright,
fresh, green; and the tree is lovely.
THE ORANGEBURG NEWS
AI'?; I NT US B. KNOWLTON,
Financial akd BusiMKSB >lAXAOf.n.
Official Paper of the State and
or Oranjceburg County.
JKJy- THE CHIANG KB URG NEWS HAS
A LARGER CIRCULATION THAN
ANY OTHER PAPER IN 777A' COUN
SATURDAY, NOV. 1, 1S73.
?a?sss bh?'^h-J'.'. n. .j-.? . - .', n1:..?
Having kept our columns open to tho '
lait rar-mrnt for the rrcn/.tttn list, and
failing tn get it, accounts for ibe scarci
ty of reading matter in tbi* Usue.
There seems to have gone abroad say*
the Columbia (/tu'on-Herald a mistaken
idea un to when the annual fair oecura.
Wu have been requested to stato that
? he same commences uu Tu-sdny, the
11th of November, auJ closes on bViday,
Much inconvenience to per? ms living
at a distance his already ocoiird 1 on ac
count of thin mistake iu dates. Aa an
instance, we mention the fact that a
gentleman with a line horse has arrive 1
hero from Roloigh, North Carolina, who
Mates that he was under the impression
that the fair commenced on the 4th of
November, an d that a Dumber of Ral
eigh pcup'e, intending to visit the lair
think likewiro, and are making their
calculations accordingly. R?m!mber
the fair is t .? be held on the 11th, 15th,
13th, Utb and 15.
The JJoiidiijrc of American H o"
The liberty American wnnnm linvo
before marriage in sharp contrast to the
bondage succeeding tt. Foreigners are
as much startled by otic us ihoy aro sur
prised by the other. They think we
fail to shield in time of peril, ;tn I re sr
bulwarks iu front of security. They
cannot undo! st ind h >w hose nstrwg,
sagacious and -ell helpful, in an u ;gaur
ded state, should require rigilanco and
restrict! u when poaseased of added
knowledge, higher r..*p tosibilitite, and
legal protectors. The freedom of our
weddod women should be is brond and
full as thut of the tttweded. Domesticity
should regulate itself. Tho cord of
loyalty, binding love can not be stretch
ed very fur without breakiug ; and when
it breaks, love is released. A man and
woman are married to each othor, not
to all their acquaintances an 1 ev.'ry cu
rinus gossip. It is lair to presume
that they know what they wiaUy,
and that they can arrange their
affuirs w ithout iute. mediation. Tho
liberty they nr.) generally willing to
give the one to the otbor they are re
strained from giving by tho qucstioa of
appearances. From this defcrcnoo to
the society ihey secretly despise they
insure mutnal weariness aur1 dissonanoe,
and forego likewise tho satisfaction and
advancement they might hnvo gained
by taking more personal and spiritual
latitude. Beside tho nuptial alia r too
often yawns tbe tomb of woman's pro
gress, and, strangely and sadly enough,
she assists at its burial without protest
Tu? HutiBAND.?Ladies sometimes
do not value their husbands as they
ought. They not nnfrequeutly loarn tbe
value of a good husband for the first
tint by the lose of him. Yet the hus
band is tho very roof tree of tho home
?the oQraertitQp,? ?f (he edifice?the
key.stoue oalM home, tfa is tho bread
winner of the family-r=ita d?foqse afld.
iu glory?ntha beginqiqg and the emjing
of Iba golden ohain, of life whjoh sqr
rounds )U*-iU controller, law-giver and '
its king. Yet, we say, how Trail ^is thtt
life on which so much depends 1 How
Trail is the life oT the husband and
father ! When he is taken away, who
shall fill his place? When h? is sick,
what gloomy clouds hover over the
bouse 1 When be is dead, what dark
ness, weeping, sgony 1 The poverty,
like the murdoreus assassin, breaks in
the window?starvation, like a famish
ing wolf, howls at the door. Widow
hood is often au associate oT sackcloth
and ashes. Orphanhood too often moans
desolation and woe.
The Creele woman is prettier than the
Frenoh woman. There is a climatic in
fluence in America which refines features
and gives delicacy to tho complexion.
This is especially tho case in Louisiana,
where finely formed women are often
found to be the descendants of ignoble,
looking ancestors. The light olive ti ot
of the woman seems to have been paint
ed over a ground color of blushing lako,
aud this pinkish creaminess of the skin
saves it from dullness and sallownoss.
In a word, there is something of that
traaspareoy for whioh painters aro
She inherits from her mother over the
Bea the physical characteristics of round
limbs and delicate extremities, with a
figure something slighter?another
i'fleet of climate, also that sense of art
with which the pooplc are born, but can
never entirely acquire. From the same
source come her coquetry and her grace
of speech aud action, but modified. She
docs not wear crude oolors or awry
shapes; nor does she oxpress herself
with unseemly gesture or discordant
toues. Her dress is rather sombre than
gay, and her carriage simple and conven
tional?for they all walk alike. Smooth
ness and graceful propriety archers. In
a word there is au absence of angles in
her general conduct.? Galaxy.
The fashionable umbrella ist now more
attenuated than evor.
Ladies, hats this season consists chiefly
of two bows of ribbon and a stiff ostrich
The Eliiabethan ruffs are assuming
proportions more ponderous and awe.-in -
spiting than ever.
Cameos have gone out of fashion for
jewelry, having been succeeded by en
taglios?antique, if possible.
It is fishiouable now to have all the
maid servants in tho household, to wear
aas?, ?rter' the English style.
Ladies just from Europe wear their
hair very plain and low on the ucck?a
style all the isgo in Paris.
Fringes are to be very fashionable as
trimmings this wiuter. Some of the
handsomer sorts are as expensive as fine
The war against gilt and imitation
jcwelery continues furiously. As a re
sult, very little of it is worn by would
be fashionable ladies.
Peacock blue is the new color for
sashes, which are worn of the widest
kind of ribbon, and with long ends
down to the skirt of the dress. Peacock
blue is very soft and beautiful shade
OFFICE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS,
Ok a so Kb van Conarr,
October 21st, 1873.
Scaled Proposals will be received for the
Rebuilding; of Bridge over Reaver Creek at
John Honk's Hill on Slate Road. The
Bridge is to be built NEW, and to be forty
feet wide. Bids will be rccoived until- the
24th Nov erat er next.
By order of the Beard.
CUrk of Board,
nov 1 4
Notice of Dismissal.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ONE
month frem date I will tile my Final
Account with the Honorable tug. B. Knowl
ton, Judge of Probate for Oranguburg
County, and ask for Letters of Dismissal na
Ouardian of Alice V. Biley.
O. B. RILRY,
nov 3 lm
By vlrtne of an order of the Probate
Court, I will sell at the late rcoidenee of
Martha Gardner, deceased, a!* the personal
property of said intestate, on the 22d day
of November next, consisting of Cattle,
Household and Kitohen Furniture, Ac.
nev 1 1
REGULATING THE SALE OF HOR
SES and Mult a, is amended as follows:
That on and after this date all transient
horse tradera, or agents of such be, and are
hereby required, to pay to the Chief, or Act
ing Chief, Marshal of this Town, the sum nf
one dollar ($1.00) for each and every horse
or mule sold, the said Marshal to turn over
aaid amounts to the Clerk of Council for the
benefit of the Town. A violation of this
amendment of Ordinance regulating the sale
of horses and mules, shall subject the offen
der to a fine of fiae dollars, ($5.00) for each
aqd sv^n1 fltfcnPfc c? nod lp?* than & days* im
prisonment, nor ssqre than ten days.
r( ) Rone ]n ?flunci}, ipft Mth day of
l. s. \ petober, 187?.
J. % MOSELEY,
T. P, Wolf?., Clerk, ^
J. Wallace Cannon,
HAS JUST RECEIVED A FRE8H SUP
ltqcors, cigars, tobacco,
canned goods, candies,
All of the ahoTC goods nrc offered at
PRICES to suit (he present tight times,
oct 26 1878
Notice of Dismissal.
NOTICE 18 HEREBY GIVEN THAT
one monih from <l:ite 1 will 61e my final
acoounl with the Honorable Aug. B. Knowl
ton, Judge of Probato for Ornngehurg Coun
ty, no Administrator of the Estate of A. V.
Kcuncrly dec'd, and ask for Letters of Dis
J T. C. kenNERLY,
oct 18 Ira
The State of outh Carolina
In the Court ok Probate.
By AUGUSTUS Ii. KNOWLToN, Esq..
Ju<lgc of Probate in said County. |
WHEREAb, W. R. Parier hath made
suit to me to grant to him Letters of Ad
ministration of the Estate and effects of
John M. 1'arler, late of said County, de
These are therefore to cite and admonish
all and singular the kindred and Creditors
of the caid deceased, to be and appear be
fore me at a Court of Probate for the said
County, to be holden at my Office in Orange
burg, s. C, on the 8d day of November
1873, at 10 o'clock A. M., to show cause if
any, why the said Administrator, should
not be granted.
Given under my hand and the Seal of the
Court, this 17th day of Oct. A. D. 187:1.
and in the 97th year of American Inde
[L.S.l AUGUSTUS B. KNOWLTON,
oct 18^?2t Judge of Probate.
JjJ *ons hnxing claims against Joel Kno'ts
late of Oranpeburg County deceased, arc
required to present sworn statements of
them, and those indebted to the same will
make payment to
JOHN 1). KNOTTS.
Oct 11 lKT.i ;it
In Accordance with the order of lion.
Augustus D. Knowlion Probate Judge.
I will reit at public outcry
for cash at Orangeburg Court House
on Soturtjay the 1st, November next, three
Bales,of Cotton of lite Estate of Joel Kuotts.
JOHN D. KNOT rs,
Oc? 11 . 1^7;; 8t
* istR.^S. K. TABEIL
LKW1SV1LLE, s. a,
(8T. MATTHEWS P. 0.,)
june 5 1873 tf
Lost, Strayed or Stolon.
On Sunday Evening September 28th.
One fine Grey Mare MI LK, about tivu years
eld, medium size, from my Plantatien on
Any persoti gmng information leading to
the recovery Will be LIBERALLY REWARD
ONAN B. HI LEV.
Oet. Srd 1873 St
DB. THOMAS LEG ARE,
ROPEE AND CITY HOSPITAL
Offer? his PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
te the community of Orangebnrg and to the
Public at large.
Office hours from 8 te 9 A. M., 1 to 2, and
7 to 'J at night.
Office. Market Street, over Store of Jno.
aug 16 2m
WHAT PLEASES THE LADIES
wheeler k wil80n sewing ma
Tbey can he hau by celling at Mn. Olden
dorfT's Millerery Establishment.
J. T. SIMMONS,
june 28?3m Orangeburg, 8. 0.
IMll UNDERSIGNED RESPECT F?LLT
Informs the public that he is now pre
pared te furnish bu icrs in ?ry quantity.
All orders will meet piompt retention.
J. C. EDWARDS,
june 5 1873 tf
The recent decisions of the Supreme
Court of the United States hare declared
the HOMESTEAD ACTS of this Slate un
constitutional as to debta contracted prev
ious to 1868.
The last amendment te the Bankrapt law
gives to th? debtor the same exemption ef
real and personal property as was given to
hi-a by the HOME8TEAD LAW.
The only way that HOMESTEADS ean be
secured ie by taking the beae6t of the Bank
Eapecial attention has been and will be
devoted te this branch of the law ay
BROWMJNO * BROWNING,
Attorneys at Law,
RaeeeU Street, Oraagekmrg 8. 0.
ea7 34 ft
In Common Pleas.
John J. Hlrcct, Assignee
or Cose, Bull & Co., Foreclosure
Doft. J Mortgage.
By vlrtuo of the jndgment in the above
stated case, I will sell at Orangeburg Court
House on the first Monday in November
next, the following real estate, to wit :
All that lot or parcel of land situate, ly
ing and being in the village (now town) of
Orangeburg, fronting on (Market) Street,
fscing the said Luther Ransdale house fifty
feet, and running buck to F. H. W. Brigg
niann's lot. It being tho same lot on which
Abrani Smith commenced to build, and
bought by said Luther Ransdale's from said
Caae, Bull & Co.
Terms cash. Purchaser to pay for pa
pers nnd recording.
N. E. W. Sistrunk, Adm'rl
of Ueo. L. S. Sistrunk, I Foreclosure
Wra, A. J. Sistrunk. J Mortgage.
By virtue of tho judgment entered in this
cnae, I will sell at Ornngehurg C. II., on
Monday the Hd di?y of November next,
during the usual hours of sale.
All that tract of bind containing W>\
ncrcj iiioce or less, uituate in Orangeburg
County on bong Branch and Norih Ediato
Hirer, bounded l>y lnnds of N. E W. His
trunk, W. D. Oliver, Est or II. C. Oliver, L?.
J. Rum ft aud North Ediato River.
.Ml that plantation in Orangeburg County
condCtiing 1(KK) acres more or loss, boundetl
by lands of N. E. W. Sistrunk, \V. I). Oliv
er. I). J. Rutnft", and North Edisto River.
Terms one-third cash, the balance on ono
ami two years, with interest from day of
sale, secured by bond of purclia-cr and mort
gage of premises. Purchaser to pay for
papers ami recording.
In Probate Court.
William T. Phillips }
Mary M. Porter, el al. j
By virtue of an order of the Probate
Court, in the above stilled action. I vtiii sell
in whole or in parcels, for partition and di
vision, at Orangeburg Conn House, on the
first Monday in November next, the follow
ing real estate to wit:
All that tract or parcel of lntid contain
ing lfti acres more or le?s, and bounded on
the North by Eatate lands of Nathan Uni
son and hinds of William T Phillips, East
by land* of Robert YYa'ker, South by the
Davis Bridge (J- ad, aud Waal by lands of
William A. Kbney and Nathan Porter.
Terms?One hnlf eath. balance on a cred
it of tvtilve months, with bond of the pnr
chaser bearing interest fi om of sale, se
cured by a mortgage of the premises to the
Judge of Probate. 1'urcbascr tu pay for
papers nnd recording.
OR A N G BBU RG COUNTY,
In Prorate Court.
Rosa V. Clark, et. al. t
Adella S. Cain, et. nl. I
By order of said Court, f will sell a
Orangebnvg Court iloilae. on Monday, No
veinher '.'>, 1^7;l, during the lcg?l hours, a
That valuable tract of land with Store and
other Buildings thereon, in the town of
LewisT?le, bounded by lands of R. Cleck -
ley. A. P. Aniaker, and South Carolina
Railroad Company. The aamc will be ?old
in several lots? and all of the same are de
sirably situated, and offer fine opportunities
Terms?One-third cash, balance on a
credit of one year, purchaser to give bond
to Judge of Probate tor credit portion, with
interest fiem day of sale, bceured by mort
gage of premises purchased, with covenant
for resale on breach of condition of bond,
and to pay tor papeis and recording.
O. II. Middleton,
Jacob E. I. Amaker.
Pursuant to the judgment of foreclosure
in this case, aud o-ders extending the lime
of sale, I will sell at public auction, in
Orangeburg at the Court House, as proper
ty of the defendant J. E. L. Aniaker.
All that plantaiion in thin County known
as Belleville, containing 1U00 acres more or
less, and hounded by lands now or formerly
owned by Treivant, McCord. Origer. Moore
and by the Congarce river, on the following
One-half cash, the balance in one year,
accured by bond with inttrest from date at
the rale of 12 per cent per annum, and pay
able annually so long as any money remains
unpaid, together with a mortgage of the
premises. Purchasers to pay for papers
Roth plaintiff and defendant have leave to
bid at the sale.
The successful bidder will be required to
pay > percent of his hid or the Sheriff will
resell the same day.
Ami if the rest of the terms are not com
plied vithin twn(2)daya after the sale,
the Sheriff shall resell on the succeeding
Sheriff's Offce. ) E. I. CAIN,
Orangeburg C. H. 8. C, [ S. O. C.
net 15th, 1873. J
oel 18 ? td
Doors, Sashes, Blinds, &c
P. P. TO ALE,
Manufncturcr and Dealer,
No. 20 Ilayne Street and Horlbeck'a Wharf
CHARLESTON, S. C.
B?T" This is the Largest and most Com
plete Factory of the kind in the Southern
States, and all articles in this line can be
furnished by Mr. P. P. To a lb at prices which
tajr A pamphlet with full and detailed
list of all sires or Doors Sashes and Blinds,
aad the prices or each, will ha sent free and
post Paid, on applies! iod to)
J P. P. TOALE,
CHARLESTON, S. C.
julv 15 wee
WE AR READY!
TKohn & Bro
Are now displaying the LARGE S
BEST SELECTED and CHEAPEST
BOOTS & SHOES
ever offered in this TOWN!
All we ask is a call to CONVINCE
you of the above PACTS.
TEEODOUE KOHN & BUOTHEE.
And now opening, at
A full assortment of FALL and
WINTER GOODS, of every descrip
tion, at prices to suit the times.
A full stock of choice Groceries
now on hand.
Sept. 27, 1873 35 lp
MOSELY & CROOK*
DRY GOOD AND GROCERIES,
HAVE GREAT PLEASURE in submitting the following list of GOODS
to their pNtrons and the public, nnd while thanking them f.?r past confidence so
liberally bestowed, offer renewed assurance that every effort will be made to moot
their waiits with the very best of goods at lowest cosh prices.
DOME8TIC DRY GOODS, BOOTS, SHOES, HATS, CAPS
und CLOTHING, STAPLE GROCERIES, auoh as
FLOUR, SUOA.*, COFFEE, BACON,
HAMS, MACKEREL, LARD Ac.
RAISINS, JELLIES, SAUCES, 8PICES, PICKLES, MUS
TARD, Ac, CANNED FISH, FRUIT, and VEGE
TABLES, in every variety, TIN WARB, and
CROCKERY, A FULL LINK AL
WAYS ON HAND.
MOSELEY & CROOK,
(OPPOSITE THE CITIZENS' SAVINGS BANK.)