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J&UAT PLEASES THE LADIES
?WHEELER k WILSON SEWING MA
They eaa be had by culling at Mrs. Olden
?ierff's Millorery Establishment.
J. T. SIMMONS,
juae 28?9m Orangeburg, S. C.
J. Wallace Cannon,
JflAS JUST RECEIVED A FRESH SUP
jLIQUORS, CIGARS, TOBACCO,
CANNED GOODS, CANDIES,
AU of the above goods are offered at
JPftlCEB to suit the present tight times,
[FnoM Tin; Run a i, Cauoi.iniak.]
Ploughing at tho Orangcburg
County Agricultural Fair,
Ilnving attended nil three of" the
Orangebnrg Agricultural Fair plough
ing matches, so far, I have noticed thf
evident lack of preparation by tho
agents of improved ploughs to show
fully their merits to tho public. Tt is
not only a passive iujusticc to the in
ventors, owners aud salesmen ; but it is
actually giving the cbnmpious of the
country grasshopper ploughs (Floppora)
the opportunity to crow.
Many intelligent, well educated,
successful planters, have uever used no
improved plough, and some of our black
smiths aver, that they can make a
plough thrt will turn under grass as
well as the expensive improved kind.
Now have Collins, Brinley, A very and
others been manufacturing and selling
for thirty or forty years at prices rang
ing from five to twenty five dollars,
when our knowing neighbor can make
art'clos that can do the work just as
well for two 7 If it is so, it is time we
were convinced. If it is not so, then
will the Agricultural Societies stick a
ptn there, and for next, yeer invite
special competition from the piney
woods shops for a good round premium
in money, and appoint a committee that
have ploughed, (not sat on the fence
and looked on) with both, and all kinds,
to decide?I think it will tell. Another
matter?a lawn of sandy loam is no
place to teft any plough The agricul
tural grounds here, afforded a tolerably
difficult field for this year, though only
in sandy soil, but with go >d coat of
lallen crab grass?tin fortunately no clay,
pea vines, or tall broom sedge.
Prcaeut, the three gentlemanly
a cents, rcpr?*cuting tho ('ollius, Brinley^
and Awry ploughs. Superintendent,
QmiKiitaoes, and several snn?rnttnt^r^riC?^
;m:\a lookers on ; the plnugliSiig appeared
to ho a matter of n<?t much importunes
'.Fhc two hor-xs pltmglirng, wuut off
very "Well, -with the exception of a few
mistakes of the ?ploughman, a colored
carpenter, "who k'nows tm more about
ploughing then he ?umcs *bont -the use of
a pen. helped hy the different sugges
tions of almost every one on the ground.
The first furrow (of six) was turned
very well, of coarse ; the second was
turned back agaiast the first, tumbling
most of the first back where it came
from ; the soil and clods-of the second
falling in behind the plough. The pair
of third furrow slices were leTt standing
on edge, as tlroy could not well be turn
ed over the upheaved clods of the second.
The difficulty would have been over
come if tho first two slices had been I
taken thin bo ns not to fall back, leaving
a clean furrow for the others.
The one-horse ploughing by Mr.
Carpenter, and coadjutor equally skil
ful. Mule walks in the furrow where
he has been used to go?plough follows
in the' furrmo as a matter of course
Mule is hawed to the left on to the fund,
where he is not accustomed to walk, by
a dozen voices. Plough shrots to tho
left?shoots to the right?clogs is
jumped out by Carpenter, the wuy he
does with floppers, skipping a few feet
every time. Plough dips down again,
and is well shaken up from side to side,
as would be dono to one of the refrac
tory little Carpenters who might mlsbe
haro ; the plough, of course, making
.corresponding littlo p ?tito hills for
every shako. At the oloso overy one
was fatisfiod, for every one had a voioe
in it, and there were specimens of nil
kinds of ploughing. Supernumerary
No. 1, is ambitious to plough. lie walks
on the left of the plough ; supornumer
nry No. 2, suggests that ho should turn
over refractory soils with his foot;
Bupornumerary No. 3, insist that plough
man should walk in the furrow after
tho plough ; supernumerary No. 4, sug
ge?ts that he straddle his legs, go on
both sidos, and so comply with the
views of nil.
A word on tho ooulter. A sharp
knife merely prosFcd against your fine
cloth ooat will not cut, but even a dull
ono, slightly drawn lengthwise, will. It
is the pnme with the coulter. In solid
sward, tho revolving coulter will, un
doubtedly, cut well; but with a cotton
liko bed of crab-gruss, ou u sandy loam,
it will cither roll over or press in the
most of it, to he gathered by .ho plough.
The height of tho beam from the sur
face of the . soil, of the largo ploughs,
only keeps them from clogging badly.
The shape of the Watt plough is differ
ent aud it looks us though it might bo
superior iu this respect.
All the ploughs on exhibition wore so
skilfully got up and so excellently shap
ed, that 'twould be difficult evcu for an
expert to choose, much more so for a
novice. If peotry, and the plough might
touch finger tips, I might write?
"Oli! I couhl bo happy with either,
Were to'tuer <leur euarin?r away."
Coming down a ton notches, we may
notice the W-att nnd Dixo, (both un
scourcd ) They should not have bocn
brought ijito competition with the
polished Brinlcy, Avery nud Collins,
aud other ploughs. 'Tis not doing all
parties justice. Like the countrymen
at the village frolic, the good qualities
are there, but uuder a cloud. No doubt
nine out often would think differently,
but as a breaking up plough in trashy
land, I should prefer the Dixie, the
weight -being a little objectionable?
next the Watt. As to the small ones,
they are all good and beautiful, and I
believe when only one is used, the
purchaser is always prejudiced in its
Looking over the price list handed me
by the courteous representative from C.
Gravoley; of Charleston, the cuts of the
'?Universal Plough" make me think it
the most promising investment to one
who is short of money. Brains cau cer
tainly make almost any crop with in
dustry and the different parts of this
changeable Briuley plough,
If I may be permitted, I would sug
uost a long and a short wing of saw
blade steel two inches wide to attach to
the right side of the pieeo marked No.
11 , thus making a half sweep throwing
only one way.
Oae word of the inside Fair. Tt. is
evidently, a double leap. The feminine
department, including Kiccetmcafs, aud
animate and inanimate, was, as vith
Adam, a temptation,, an illusion, and a
in,..,f.v~. .._i.o,-..\,.v-< ..? . - -.?.
nable with sotuo bolts of homespon, a
home made homespun shirt, and one or
two pairs of socks, stockings, etc. ; full
two-thirds ?vl the remainder w;rs oceu
pied by the bijuntene *>f femininity
??Hands Off the Articles." Your cor
respondent has hid his masculine fingers
uuder his coat tails for very fear, ami
wu'lktd through tho sea of crocheting
gone mad aixl tho froth and foam of
sewing machines, cogitating what, pro
portion the labor of all this would bear,
to that of the contents, of the single
table of simple but useful articles, con
tributcd by open extra sensible women.
But writing up the Fair is left, to
abler pens, though this will be added
The persistent efforts of the Past Master
of Orange ?r?nge, P. of H., who is
also the President of the Orangeburg
Agricultural and Mechanical Assoeia
tiou, aided by several of the directors
has at last broken the shell which en
cumbered the Agricultural Society
chicken. It ii now downy but it is to
be hoped that it will soon be ublo to
leather its own nest with plumage of its
M. L. BALDWIN.
Ordnjeburg, Nooembar 3</, 1873.
The Execution of BLijor Andre
The following sketch of the execution
of Major Andre ni the British army
who was hanged by the nook in obedi
ence to the award of a court martial
held in West ehester County, Now York,
about 1780, was written by an "eye
witness," a man who looked on aud saw
tho terrible drama consummated.
Andre was a subject of Groat Britain,
an ohicor commissioned by (Icorgo III,
and an aid do camp to Sir Henry Clin
ton. As such, he was commissioned a
spy by Clinton, to nogotiato with Major
General Benedict Arnold for the sur
reudor of West Point, then tho strong
hold of the American army. He was
dotooted, tried aud executed.
Two things elicited in behalf of Major
A mint unsu-d sympathy. First, his
youth, for ho was only twenty nine yuan,
of ago when he was hung; and second,
his extraordinary, manly personal beau
ty. Prior to his boing arrested aud
tried as a spy, he had mingled in the
more aristocratic circles of colouial so
ciety, and had, prior to tho breaking
out of the Buvolution, been the pot and
idol of our American belles. The us
sociations ho had formed rendered him
one. of tho most popular young English
mon in all the colonies.
'I was that time,' says the narrator,
'an arti?cior in Colonel Jcduthun Bald
win's regiment, a part of which was sta
tioned within a short distance <*f tho
spot where Andre suffered, l?oo . of
our men (I beliovo his name was* Arm
strong) being ono of the oldesds, and
best workmen at his trade iu tlwo rcgi
racnf, was selected to make hisjcoffin,
which be performed, and painted! black,
agreeably to the customs in thosAtimes.
At this timo Andre was con?ned iCi what
was called a Dutch Church, &dunal I
stone building with only one diflQpmd
guarded by six scntinols, Whin the
hour appoiuted for his execution ar
rived, which, I believe, was 2 o'Kock p.
M.. a gunrd of three hundred men were
paraded at tho place of his coii?yoniont.
A kind of procession was fori 'ncd, by
placing a guard in single file . >m each
side of the road. In front were a large
number of American officers pf bigb
rank on horseback.
These were followed by i i wagon
containing Andre's coffin; then a large
number of officers on foot, witl ? Andre
in their midst. The procession, moved
slowly up a moderately rising [ hill, I
should think about a fou:th O Pa mile
to the west. On the top wfcs a field
without any inclosurc. In th is was a
very high gallows, made by sorting up
two poles, or chrochets, and ifriying a
pole on the top Tho wa^on ?i?t con
taincd the coffin was drawn difrectly uu
der the gallows. In a abort, tit&u Andre
stepped iuto the hind end of thjf' wigon;
then on his coffin; took off,, his and
laid it down; then placed bVis hands
upon his hips and walked very! upright
ly baok and forth, as far as t*j?o length
of his coIiin would permit, at Ctho same
timo easting his eyes upon tjhe p >le
over his head, and the whohrc scenery
by which he was surrounded I He was
dressed iu what I should cidl a com
plote British uniform; his ?'lt W li ?f
the brightest scarlet, faced trimmed
with the most beautiful j*Jta?- JIis
underclothes or vest and ijjjP^C" j'ere
bright buff. ? He ha da long aud teal "
tiful he id of hair, which agreeably to
the fashion, was wound with a bl ick
ribbon, and hung down his. hack.
All eyes were upon him, and it is nit
believed, that any omen- of the British
army, placed in his situation, would
have appcarei^bettcr th m this uu forte
"Not many minutes after ho took his
stand upon the cotfiu the execution \x
stepped iuto the wagon with a halter iu
his hand, which he attempted to put
over the head aud around the neck of
Andre; but by a sudden movement of
bis hand, this was prevented. And e took
off bis handkerchief from his neck, u 1
pinned his shirt collar, and deliberately
took the cud of the halter, put it over
his hetd, and plaeod the knot directly
under his right car, und drew it very
i-nugly to his neck, He then took from
his coat pocket a handkerchief, and tied
it over his eyes. This done, the o Beer
that commanded (his uame I h&ve for
gotten) spoke in rather a 'oud v dee,
aud sai l that his arms must be ried
Andre at once pul ed the handkerc lief
he had just tied over his eyes, and' lrew
from his pocket a second one. an I gave
it to the executioner, and then replaced
his handkorohief. His arms wero tied
juat above the elbows, aud behind the
back. Tho ropo was then made fast to
tho pole overhead. The wagon was
verp suddenly drawn from under tho
gallows, which, with the lengt h of the
ropo, gave him a most tremendous swiug
back aud forth; hut iu a few minutes he
hung entirely still.
"During tho wholo transaction he
appeared littlo daunted; but his coun
tonauoe watrather pale, lie remained
"hanging, T should think, from twenty
to thirty minutes; and during that timo,
the chambers of death were never still
or th in tho multitudj by which ho was
surrounded. Orders were given to cut
the rope aud take him dowu without
letting him fall. This was done, aud
his body carefully laid on tho ground.
"Shortly after the guard was with
drawn, and spectators were permitted
to come forward and view the corpse,
but the crowd was so great that it was
some time before I could get au oppor
tunity. When 1 was able to do this,
his ooat, vest, and breeches wero taketi
off, and his body laid iu a coffin, cov
ered by some underclothes. The top of
tho coffiu was put on. 1 viewed the
corpse moro carclully than I had over
dotio that of any other human being
beloro. His head was very much ou
ono side, iu cctiHOi|ucuoe of the manner
iu which the halter drew upon his neck
His face appeared to be greatly swollen
and very black, much rcsoinbling a high
dugrco of inortificatioQ. It was iuiWd
a shocking sight to belvphL Tliure were
nt this time, standing at the i'out of tho
coilin, two young men oi uncommon
short stature?I should think not more
than four feet high. Their dross was the
most gaudy that I ever beheld. One of
them had the clothes just takou from
Andre hangiug on his arm* I took par
titular pains to learn who they were, nud
was informed that they were his servants
sent up from New York to take his
clothes; hut for what other business I
could not learn."'
Slock on the Farm.
Out feed is certainly more economical
than uncut. Whether it is healthier or
otherwise depends much on whether
the horse* are allowed t> rc;t after oat -
Indigestion is the cause of more than
half the diseases of horses, and we
should he careful to feed properly and
regularly, and e<po dally to avoid put
ting the horses to work hard on a full
Milch cows should now be giving a
full How of milk. If there is tie slight
est syniptoins of a falling off, give a lit
tle extra feed in the form of earn meal
and bran slop. Corn is cheap, and it
the rows can convert one, two, or thrco
quarts of meal into milk it will be very
profitable. See that the cows are mil
ked regularly and clean.
Sheep should have their lio>fs pared,
and every she*p in the Hock have its
feet drosed with oarbolioaeid to prevent
foot rot. Dip the lambs, after the ewes
are sheared, into a solution of carbolic
soap to kill trick. The ewes and lambs
should have the be.-t pasture on the
farm?but let it be dry upland. Low
hind is death to sheep. Suckling ewes,
especially, require constant access to
.v.-Hojw, a, juin, ?? the .field into,
which the lambs can cuter, and fee 1
them a few oats or other grain separate
ly (roili the ewes. It is a great help t>
Scours in lambs indicate that tho flock
needs a change of pasture. Always let
sheep have access to a little dry hay
They will eat it if they neod i", atl 1 it
will do them a grest deal. Milk porridgr,
made with wheat. Hour and milk?say a
pint of fresh skimmed m:lk and a table
spoonful of flour, well bo.led?is a capi
tal remedy for mild cases.
Do not neglect to tag tho lambs when
ever needed. Salt regularly, or better
still, let the sheep have access at all
times to the salt. They will then never
cat enough to scour them.
Swine are looking up. In the great
com growing sections of tho country
there is no stock that pays so woll at
present prices as go-d pigs, and the
prospects are favurublc for a oonsidcra
ble advance Feed liberally. Nothing
is better than a good clover pasture;
but it is a great mistake not to grain in
addition. Save nil the milk for the
young pigs Figs five or uix months
old gel aloug very well without milk,
but lor young pigs, two to four months
old, there is nothing so good as skim
mod milk, (live more or less grain iu
addition Push the little pigs all you
can. It will pay. See that all swine
have access to freso wator. Ifcouliued,
give ashes, salt, Btilphur. Keep the
pens and troughs clean. Dry oaich is a
cheap disinfectant. Use it freely.
Keeping up Appearance.
''Can't a (Turd it - I known very well
my salary won't justify nie in buying s,>
many clothes; in hiring a livery rig eve
ry day, und .such like ?but you know
one miglit just as well be out of the
fashion !*' said a young clerk who is
pinched iu means hardly able to keep
his head above Water, but withal, a sub
ject to all the exactions of our ' high
toned society."' II ic noble independence
bis keen Beuce of propriety, takes the
last dollar that ho has to fit him out. for
the nexjt party; yes, and if his pocket
book is "'strapped," his role in society
must be played?he runs on his credit
for another pair of kid.s. A low years
of his false life saps his manhood and
brings him to a condition id' the most
abject slavory. Why will you ig per
sous barter away individuality or bappi
ncsB and eater in the whims and de
mauds of extreme formal society, when
their circumstances and common sense
dictate that they should protest against
such folly? We commend the courage,
the manliness of a certain youog^ man
whom we heard say in tho face of those
thiugB; "I won't knuckle to all the ex
actions of tho society in which I move
when I can't afford to do it; I should
really be afraid to appear at tho houso
of my cnploycr, dressed as some of my
young Jriends are, for suspicion would
mark mo dowu as a thief. If society
won't roceivo me as I'm able to appear,
I'll keep out ofit."
Young friends if the money standard
ia the one that regulates tho social [circle
to which you are looking place your
J purse and character in the balance, an 1
then'decide whether that is the place
for you. Do not entertain the nation
that y>u can draw in udvanco on your
monthly wages, or borrow an occasional
"ton," to pay lor this "fine suit" or that
"gold headed cane," and maintain there
by a worthy standing in any society. If
you would make the most of }*our ti ue
and talents, unyoke yourself; live with
in your means; cultivate an individuali
ty that shall be the nutgrowtk of the
qualities of your mind; and your charac
tor thus nurtured under these conditions
will bear the impress of reality and ex
crt the most potent infiuouco for good.?
B u.-? incss Mo a th/>/.
???>..? ?? ? ?
Hydrophobia from :i Cat Bite.
Mr. .Tames Raymond,of Brooklyn, N.
Y., died last week from hydrophobii
from the bite of a cat. The Xe?v York
Sun says: "Six mouths ago, while
stroking the back of a cat, tho trencher
ous creature suddenly turned and bit
him severely ou the hand. The wound
was dressed, aud Mr. Raymond cxper
[ ieueed no serious inconvenience from it
until last Tuesday. About noon ofthat
day he became sick, lie discovered au
obstruction in his breathing," and had
severe pains iu the head. For a time he
was unwilling to believe that anything
SeriuUfl ailed him, b^i ho was compelled
to quit his work aud go home, where he
arrived at four o'clock. He sent for a
physician, who decided that the ailment
was congestion of the left lung, and
prescribed for the patient with that
j view. The next morning, however,
I when the doctor called, .Mr. Raymond
j was much worse, and his symptoms
I could hot bo aceouuted ibr on the hypo
thesis of congestion of the lungs. In
quiry elicited the fact about the cat
bite, and the doctor was then satisfied
that be had a case of hydrophobia to
treat. This couelusion received a fear
ful confirmatiou about twelve o'clock.
Mr. Raymond had then a terrible parox
ysui, lasting more than au hour, iu which
he frothed at the mouth, espresso 1 the
greatest horror at everything liquid, an i
required the services of six strong men
to prevent his harming himself or others.
This paroxysm was succeeded by others,
none of which were so violent. Atone
time he begged his attendants to release;
him for a few minutes aud as he w ?
then comparatively quiet, they did 8 ?
llo seized the opportunity to rush to a
closet where there was a bottle of laud
anutu. lie got (he bottle iu his hands,
but it was taken from him before he
could make any use of it. Six phy.u
ein us were with him on Wednesday
evening and night. They kept him iu
haling chloroform, and injected mor
phine epidertnieally. This treatment
seotued to alleviate his sufferings, an I
lor two or three hours before life was
extinct he was comparatively calm. His
last moments were quito pcacoful.
Shortly before he expired he said that
he would prefer death a thousand titujs
to the agony of another paroxysm.
? i ? ii ? - - ?? ?.
Where wo Live.
Insignificant as is the spot we inhabit,
the zone ol life?thc^nrea which not
only all that live and breathe and move
inhabit, but in which nil vegetation is
contained?is still more limited. From
the submarine forest in tho lowest
depths of the sea, to the highest altitude
to which the condor soars, above the
perpetual snow, is but twelve milei?six
miles of air above us, six miles of water
beneath?ever) thing that that has vital
ity is confined. If the salamander lives
central tire, the exception is so small as
scarcely to be worth mentioning. The
air presses upon the e irtb with a force
equal to thirty-three feet of water; and
upon every human body with a weight
of fifteen tons, whioh only docs not
squash us flat as pancakes because tho
air surrounds us on all sides, includiug
our iusides, and thereby the weight is
balanced. To most of ur^ Nature is. oqe
vast mirage, suggesting infinite delusions;
aud cvca to tho learned many thing!
still remain to bo cleared up by slow*
moving science in fu'uro ages.
Who would imagine upon tho face of
the mutter, for instance, that, in an air*
less world, ntt a sound could evor be
heard? On tho contrary, in still and
silent spaco, one would conoeive that w*
might hear a pin drop from the moon.
Ilawkshy demonstrated the contrary of
this fact in a memorable experiment be*
fore the Royal Society. He placed ft
clock under the roceivor of an air-pump,
in such a way that the striking of the
clapper would continue aftor the air had
been exhausted ; while the receiver was
full of air tho sound was q'Hto audiablcj
when it was empty, all was silent.
Aga'n, when the air was introduced.
I hero was a feeble sound, growing in
intensity as tho air grew denser. At
the i.">o of Mont viatic, the report of ft^
pistol is no louder than that of a com
mon cracker let off at tho level of tho
sea. "Above two miles," says" Mr.
Olaisher, who, as everybody knows, rj
an mronaut of considerable experience,1
-'all uoise ceases. I never encountered
a silence more complete and solemn then,
in the heights of the atmosphere-?in'
those chilling solitudes to which - no
terres'.ria! sound reaches." Oa
other hand clouds absolutely facilitate
the transmission of sound. Above ft
great city, to a height of frotr. 1,000 to .
1,500 feet, there is always a noise,
"immense, colossal and indescribable."
The whistle of a steam engine is hear.*!
at 10,000 feet, tho noise of a train at .
8,200, says M. Fla nmarion ; hut Mr. ,
CI laic her testified to having heard this
hitter when 22,000 feet up in the air;
the bark ing of a dog and the report of
a gun rise each to 0,000 feet; tho shouts
of a erowd of people, the crowing of a
cock, the tolling of a boll, to 5,000 feet,'
aud tho sh >ut of a human being to 3,?
300 feet.? Chambers' Journal.
A Child Bride
While wo were in the court house in
f/um last week listening to tho testimo
ny iu tho case jf the Stite vs. Lade,
fir abandoning his wife and children, a
little girl was introduced as a witness.
In manner aud general appearance fin*
was simply a child, aud we really
thought ought, on account of her youth,
to have been spared the ordeal to which
witnosses in a court of justice are goner
ally subjected. The first question ask* '
ed by tho attorney was :
?'Are you a married laly ?"
Our astonidiment can bo better im* ?
agined than d .?scribjd, wlion she prompt
ly replied ; 1
"How long have you been married V*
asked the lawyer. \
'?About two y -ar3."
"Aud how oil aro you ?"
"I will bo thirteen in D.j.ieinba^.,,, 1
In reply to other questions, she stated
that she and her husband had not lived
together since their marriage, and that
she was induced to marry through tho
threats of her father, who halsom* mer
cenary obje?t in view.
After tin) adjournment of tho court
we sought and obtained an interview
with the young lady and hor mother to
ascertain the particulars of this extraor
dinary marriage. Tho raaidon of this
child-bride was Christiana Lade. She
was born in this county Decombor 3,
1SG0, and was married to Michcal
Fraukwioh (ago! 10), January 1, 1372,
being at the time of hcrmarriago only ft
few days over eleven years of ajel 8ho
stated to us that her father, by threats
of punishment in case of refusal, com
polled her to consent to this untimely
uujon, bid ling hor under severe penal
ties to state to the justice that sh j w49
over 12 years old,
- ?*?? "-? mmu
A Maiiomedan's Idka or a Christ
i vn M krchant.?Some yoare ago ft
Philadelphia merchant sent a cargo of
goods to Constantinople. After tha
supercargo saw the bales and boxes
safely landed, he inquired whore they
oould bo stored.
"Leave them hero, it won't rain to
night," was tho reply.
"But 1 dare not I uve thorn thus ex*
posed ; somo of tho goods might bq
stolen," said the supercargo.
The Mahoiuedau merchant burst into
a loud laugh, as ho repliod :
"Don't bo alarmed, there ain't %
Christian within fifty miles of hero/'*- g