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*>iir Dumb Animal s.
"came home to die."
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?This is Ihc dreariest day of our lifo!' '
So spake neighbor John to Mary his wife.
'E'en the children share in our deep distress
In parting wtih faithful, bouuie brown Boss .
?Como, Harry, and Nellio, and baby Fred,
Bid good-byo to poor Bess; she's sold for
The good wife sobbed, and on Bcssic.s mano
The hot tears fell again and again.
Fred's white, dimpled hands on Bessie's
Toor BcBsie's bright eye more lovingly
As Harry, with arms twined his pot's neck
"With clover-bloom wreath her silky hair
'Faver,' lisped Nellie, 'tvc's tubbled; 'ess
pway; ? j
Dod allus can hcur, I has h?ard 'oo say.
?Faver in hobben, my heart'n booked in two;
And I doss Bessie's is if only we knew.
'Mate Farmer Tom's hcurt bo big and bo
Mato him love Bess like I do; I doss 'oo
Boor Nollio ! tho tears icould drop down, and
Farmer Tom rnised his hat. aiid Boftlj
The harvest season bus oorac round again,
And brings Farmer Tom a rich store of grain
Says tho farmer; 'Brown Bessie I think is
Harness Dick in the wagon, take him to tho
'Leavie Besse loose in jour shndy, green
Sunshine nnd air mny revive her again.'
With head proudly raised, and keen, li.st'
Bess heeded a summons no othtr could hear.
Over hills, over valleys, its whisperings
With strength born of love, Bess sought her
With tremulous limbs, the cottage site nenrs
Neighs a welceme to friends of curlier
''Tis Bess, the darling Bessie,' the little ones
At the door of the barn she laid down and
Snld John; *'Ncath the grcon Bessie's body
Nell, whispering gently, said. ''Et us all
?Faver, dear Favor, way up in the shy,
Wo fank 'co 'cos Bessie corned >"une hero to
-,-d, . .-*-mmm
?Mato hor grass banket soft, dear Faver, and
Pin it on crhwiv daisies down to her feet."
Over truo hearted Bessie the white clover
Ather head blooms in beauty the sweet wild
Tho oak, ns the type of nil that, is bravo,
Lovingly shelters dear brown Bessie's grave.
It is nnnounced that Queen Victoria
will visit Germany during the summer.
A polite Virginia editor speaks of old
maids ns "belated sisters."
GeD. Sheridan never had a cook stove
named after him until this year.
A misplaced switch causes many a
juvenile train to ruu off the track.
"Fascination" is tho name of anew
perfume about to bo iutroduccd to the
James says the Indies don't seem to
givo a thought to us follows who koep
away from saloons.
A singular iustanco of scepticism is
recorded in the oase of tho man who
said the 1 >;b 1 c was -too good to be
UVhy was tho whalo that swallowed
! Jonah like a retired milkman'( lie
cnuso he got a profit (prophet) out of
Among the attractions of a sale of
oil paintings advertised iu Sao Francis
j. co is a picture of Qen. Jackson just
from the bath.
A burglar who was found under a
mau's bed in Philadelphia excused hint
self on the grounds that ho was looking
for his dog.
?The ono thing.' says Joan Paul,
?which a maiden most easily forgets in
how she looks?honco mirrors were
The greatest magicians oi tho age arc
the pnpei makers; they transform the
begger's rags into shoet3 for oditors to
The Now York newsboys havo opened
their theatre again and tho policemen
? have had to retreat. Intellect always
Emerson says: 'Tho way to. make the
world better is by reforming number one
then there is surely ono less villiun io
The Indians hare inventod a new
method of scalping victime, so that now
a bald headed man stands no moro show
than any one olse. This is as it should
It wns a North Carolina landlord who
posted the notico in his dining room,
that members of tho Legislature would
be tho first seated, and afterwards tho
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And a positivo remedy for
GOUT, GRAVEL, STRICTURES, DIA
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Non retention or Incontinonco of Urine, Ir
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BLADDER & KIDNEYS,
Lcncorrhocn or Whites, Diseases of the
Prostrate Gland, Stone in,the Uludder,
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BLADDER, KIDNEYS, AND DROPSICAL
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fl?-NO MATTER WHAT THE AGE!
Prof. S'eelc says: "One botile of Kearn
ey's Fluid Extract Ruchu is worth more
than all other Diichns combined."
Price. One Dollar per Bottle, or Six Pot
tles for Five Dollars.
Depot lO J I>uaiao St., X. Y.
A Physician in attendance to answer cor
respondence and give advice gratis.
fl*35"'Send stamp for Pamphlet, free-*^?8
Nervous & Debilitated
OF BOTH SEXES.
A~o Charge for Advice, ami Conciliation.
Dn. .T. It. Dvott, graduate of Jefferson
Medical College Philadelphia, author of
several valuable works, can be consulted on
all diseases of the Sexual or Urinary Or
gans, (which he has made an especial study)
either in male or female, no matter from
what cause originating or of how long stand
ing. A practice of HO years enables him to
t rent diseases with success. Cures guaran
teed. Charges reasonable. Those at a
distance can forward letter describing sym
toms anil enclosing stamp to prepay postage.
Send for the GUIDE TO HEALTH.
?-.?-TT. HYOTfr Mrft.,-?
Physician and Surgeon,
10J Duane St., New York,
jan 17 1874! 52
SOUTH CAROLINA RAILROAD
EMMX SQg [ml ~*r'&_SorT
CHARLESTON, S. 0. December 14, 1871!.
ON AND AFTER SUNDAY DECEMBER
14, the Passenger Train on the South
Carolina Railroad will run as follows.
roK CUM! Mitt A.
Leave Charleston.0.30 A. M.
Arrive at Columbia.5.20 P. M.
Leave Charleston.0.30 A. M.
Arrive at Augusta.5.'20 P. M.
Leave Columbia.9.00 P. M.
Arrive at Charleston.4.45 P. M '
Leave Augusta.9.00 A. M.
Arrive at Charleston.4.45 A. M.
columbia sicjut express? SUNDAYS EXCEPT
Leave Charleston.7.30 P. M.
Arrive at Columbia.6..10 A. M.
Lca^e Columbia.7.30 P. M.
Arrive at Charleston.4 4? A. M.
Al'fil'STA KIOIIT EXrRC.ss-Sl'NDAYS EXOKPTKD
Leave Charleston.8.30 P. M.
Arrive at Augusta.7.85 A. M.
heave Augusta.fi. 15 P. M
Arrive at Charleston.5.50 A. M.
Leave Summcrville at.7.25 A. M.
Arrive at Charleston at.8.40 A. M.
Leave. Charleston at.3.35 P. M.
I Arrive at Suinmcrvillo at.4.50 P. M.
Leave Camden.7.20 A. M.
Arrive at Columbia.11.65 A. M.
Leave Columbia......2.10 P. M.
Arrive at Camden. 6.55 P. M.
Day and Night Trains connect at Augusta,
with Maeoti and Augusta Rail 'toad, Central
Rail Road and Georgia Rail Road. This is
thu quickest and most direct route, and as
comfortable ami cheap as any other route to
Louisville, Cincinnati, Chicago, St. Louis,
and all other points West and Northwest.
Columbia Night Train connects with
Greenville and Columbia Railroad, and Day
and Night Trains connect with Churlottc
Through Tickets on sale, via this route to
all points North.
Camden Train connects at Kingville daily
(except Sundays) with ?ny Passenger Train,
and runs through to Columbia.
A. L. TYLER, Vice-President.
S. B. PtcivENs, General Ticket Agent.
DR. PATRICK'S COTTON PRESS
The undersigned Agent for Orangeburg
County begs leave to call the attention of
COTTON PLANTERS to the same, and
would advise every one in need of a COT
TON PP.ESS to purchase a patent at once.
For CHEAPNESS, SIMPLICITY, and
POWER, it has no equal.
Any one desirous of scoing the "modus
operandi" of said Press, can do so by calling
at the Store of J. W. Putrick & Co., R?ssel
Street Orangeburg C. IL, S. C, where a
model can be seen, or address Cnpt. Jeff
STOKES Gen'l Agent Midway S. C.
J. W. PATRICK, Agt.
Ornngcburg County S. C.
Call the ATTENTION of MY FRIENDS, PATRONS and the PUBLIC to a fine AS.
ORTMKNT of ?
If INES AND LIQOIJRS,
At all PRICES and all GRADES, from 'Con-mon Rectified" to "Old Pur? Rye" and Corn
WHISKEYS, whieh I have just received, aud notwithstanding the ADVANCES I will
mill continue te eell at FORMER PRICES. ? t
Also a FRESH SUPPLY of,
COPFEB-, SUGARS, TEAS, PLOUR
And other GROCERIES including SEED POTATOES and ONIONS whieh I offor at a
SMA LL per ee&tuge. .Call before buying, yon can SAVE Money.
C. D. KORTJOHN.
HAS JUST RECEIVED A FULL SUPPLY OF
And KEEPS CONSTANTLY ON HAND a full line of
Of all kinda. He offer,-, for sale everything in the shape of GENERAL MERCHANDISE
CHEAP. Such as
COFFEE, SUGAR, LARD, BACON, BUTTER, HAMS, CHEESE, CANNED FRUIT
and HAM SAUSAGE.
Also on hand a fine lot of NEW NOKTIIKKX HAY, and soveral GOOD
VARIETIES of FERTILISERS, which can be bought LOW DOWN for the
F. H. W. BRIGGMANN.
H AND S
g HATS I
J. W. PATRICK & CO
MY ENTIRE STOCK OF
AUGUSTUS FISCHES, Agt
HAS JUST RECEIVED AT THE
ENTERPRISE GRO:ERY STORE
A full mpply of FRESH FAMILY GROCERIES, and is offering them
VERY LOW lor the Cash.
THE ENTERPRISE SALOON
Will bo found a full Stock of CHOICE LIQUORS of the best brands, and
a large supply of the BEST BITTERS that am made.
SEGA RS and TOBACCO of the best grades. All in need of the above
goods will be dealt with right by calling on
AUGUSTUS FISCHER, Agt.
3)fJ A Valuable Invention $5
AN ENTIRELY NEW
FOR DOMESTIC USE.
ONLY FIVE DOLLARS.
WITH Till HIW
Patent Button Hole Worker.
THE MOST SIMPLE AND COMPACT IN
THE MOST DURABLE AND ECONOMI
CAL IN USE.
A MODEL OF COMBINED STRENGTH
Complete in nil its parts, uses the Straight
Eyo Pointed Needle, Self Threading, direct,
upright Positive Motion, New Tension, Self
Feed and Cloth Guidcr. Operates by Wheel
and on a Table. Light Running, Smooth
and noiseless like all good high priced
machines. Has patent check to prevent the
wheel being turned the wrong way. Uses
the thread direct from the spool. Makes
the Elantic Lcck Stitch (finest and strongest
stitch known ;) firm, duruble, close aad
rapid. Will do nil kinds of work, fine and
coarse, from Cambric te heavy Cloth or
Leather, and udes all desoriptions of thread
The best mechanical talent in America
and Europe, hns been devoted to improving
and simplifying our MachiAos, combining
only that which is practicable, and dis
pensing with all complicated surroundings
generally found in other machines.
Special terms and extra inducements to
male and female ugents, store keepers, kc,
who will establish agsncic* through the
country and keep our now maohines on ex
hibition and sale. County rights given to
smart agents free. Agent'n complete outfita
furnished without any extra charge.
Samples of sewing, descriptive circulars
1 containing terms, testimonials, engravings,
Ac, sent free
Address. BROOKS SEWING MACHINE
CO., No. 1329 Broadway, New York.
feb 8 ly
THE GREAT REMEDY FOR
which can bo cured by a
timely resort to this stand
ard preparation, as has been
proved by tho hundreds of
testimonials received by tho
proprietors. It is acknowl
edged by many prominent
physicians to be the most
reliable preparation ever in
troduced for the relief and
cure of all Lung complaints,
and is offered to the public,
sanctioned by the experience
of over forty years. When
resorted to in season it sel
dom fails to effect a speedy
cure in the most severe
cases of Coughs, Bronchitis,
Croup, "Whooping Cough,
Influenza, Asthma, Colds,
Sore Throat, Pains or Sore
ness in tho Chest and Side,
Liver Complaint, Bleeding
at the Lungs, &c. Wistaria*
Balsam does not dry up a
Cough, and leave the causo
behind, as is tho case "vytoh
most preparations, but it
loosens and cleanses the
lungs, and allays irritation,
thus removing the cause of
BETH W. FOWLE A B0N8, Boston, Hots.,
And sold by Druggists and Dealers geaaraujh
MONEY CANNOT BUY IT!
For Sight is Priceless XX
BUT THE DIAMOND SPECTACLE8 WILL
If you value your Fyesight use these Per
fect Lenses, Ground from Minuto Crystal
Pebbles, Melted together, and derive their
name "Diamond" on amount of their Hanl
neu.and Brilliancy. They will last many
years without chnnge, and are warranted
superior to all others in use.
Manufactured by the Spencor Optica
Manufacturing Co., New York.
CAUTION.?None Gcnuing unless Btemp
ti with our trade mark.
For Sale by Responsible Agents througV
out the Union.
E. J. OLIV EROS,
jan 20?ly Orangeburg, S. C
$r to $20 PER RAY! Agent?
O WANTED! All classes of working
people, of either sex, young or old, thako
moro money at work for us in their snare
moments, or all the time, than at anything
else. Particulars free Address
Q\ STINSON & CO.,
sept -lo Portland, Maine.
Bricks I Bricks !
1MIK UNDERSIGNED RE8PECTF0LLT
Informs tho publio that ho is new pro
pared te furnish BRICKS in any quantity.
All orders will meet prompt attention.
J. C. EDWARD8.
june? 1873 if
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Nice Lot of NEW STYLES-?
PRINTS and other GOODS
[Just Eeceived at
.' an* ? ?
A SAPPY NEW YEAR!
?? iy;. ? ? * i - -: *??? . t* * * j m& .... ?
In wishing the publica HAPPY NEW YEAR, we to ante then for ike
LIBERAL PATRONAGE beatcwed od us, and hope to merit a ?oatiauaaeo of
the same, assuring then that wo are determined to keep, as in the P??Mi.
FIRST CLASS STOREr
TVith the ushering out of the Old Year, we hare closed out our STOCK, ead
with our New Year's Qreeling, greet our patrons with an ontirely New and SM
well Selected a Stock of
**. -' k"< it:- a Jua t>\?**5)J&
GTOOERIES, LIQUORS, &c
As can be found anywhere.
Gire u3 a ?all at W. T. Muller's Old Staad, aad examine our Stotk attt
Price, all of which will defy competition.
FBANTZ BRIOGM^ZSTISr ?* CO.
N. B.?HIGHEST OASH PRICES gWea fer all Coaatry Pred?t*.
A fall assortment of FALL and
WINTER GOODS, of every descrip
tion, at prices to suit the times.
A foil stock of choice Groceries
now on hand.
8.pt. 37, 1873 35 If
GEO. H. CORNELSON
Is receiving now, constantly addi
tions to his Stock of DRY GOODS,
Groceries, Hardware, Boots & Shoes,
Hats, Saddles, Harness, Crockery,
Wood and Willow Ware, etc., and
offers the same at prices to suit the
times. BAGGING and TIES always
on hand. I also continue to buy
COTTON, RICE and all COUNTRY
Produce at the HIGHEST Market
PRICE. Please call in and see for
GEO. H. CORNELSONU
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RDS8ELL-STBEET, ORANGEBTJRQ, Sjj^,
The Subscriber takes great pleasure in announcing to his FRIENDS, and the W??
MUNTTY that ho has OPENED a FIRST-CLASS HOTEL, at the Large Resldoneomemt
ly occupied by Mr. Hane Wannamaker. Comfortable Aceemmedaliets, si a^uSaJeajajt
Table and'Courleus Attention are Quai*anteed.
jan 18?om J. W.II. D?KE*.