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SATURDAY, JULY 4, 1874.
Wo cKpoct, on or about tho first of
Juno, and on through tho dog days, to
publish a series of articles Iroua the poo
?of our old correspondent "Deo in 'tho
Fork," on the versatility, whatever that
is, of our uativoyouug Governor. Those
who aro not subscribers and desire to
reap a rich harvest of information, bad
better subscribe at one.
"Wc hayc been having too much rain
here for the past week.
The l?iilikcutu hole through some of
the bridge's in the Fork last week.
Wo noticed yesterday morning that
jiork was on the rise on Russell Street.
Dublie installiceut of officers of the
Teniperuiico Society Monday night.
Dolitics are boiling over. Ice iu de
U S Commissioner C S Hull is pre
paring a list of U S jurors.
See first page for interesting read
Mr C V\ CuldwcU Says he is no can
didate for office, but his friends insist on
bis going to tho Legislature
Wc are much obliged to our friend
John R. Coburn for his good wishes
Will be net gives us a 1< ttor weekly 1
There arc two Rase Hall Clubs iu
Lewisvillc, one Colored and one White.
Any challenge from that quarter?
Mr. F. P. Heard is running a stun
ning paper in Cunideu. Success to
Farmers in Providence Township arc
"Earthly immortality is n very pre
carious thing."?News it* Courier.
Not as much so, though, as the hon
esty of the Broad Street whipper-in.
We wonder where so many men get
the name of Major and Colonel from.
There must have been a war iu this
country in times past. Who knows.
Mr R Fj Clark, at Lewisvillc, has
finisbcd his hundsomc new store. Mr
Mustard now occupies the place hereto
fore used by tbe former.
'lho patrons of Mr Mcllichnmp's
school are lpouestcd to meet in the
school room Monday afternoon at five
From tbe ^independent tone of the
Wilmingtou \Tbip-nal ono would infer
that turpcutiiio;; had gone up. Tar
healers happy* ^
It is thoughVthat Shaffer, the editor
of the Waltcrboro Weirs, will be elected
to the Semite, lie will be in tlic right
The J'hcnnix can't be getting mujh
pap these days to judge from the way in
which it goes for the Republican party,
lias Selby no clpinis for Woodruff and
Jones to approve ?'
The 'Phoenix was threatened with hy
dVophobij^ ou seoihg tho Oraugeburg
NKWS of last Saturday. We are pleased
to ?nnouace, howovcr, that S. is still
-?livlp with his greys.
1 sic ptct-ent Treasurer has not yet
iiundfc bis settlement with Comptroller
(Ocrscral H?ge. He was to make it by
Walter melons nud peaches wore iu
rtbvfn'Lhst week. Nineteen men were
iSent^t'rt' tho hospital. It will pay
?not to be too greedy.
The Town Ccui cilwili levy a special
?tnx foipty^a?^Am^tteot gossipers. They
? canT live on wind, aud therefore clturi
ity ?ust help them.
Powell Coolrt, XEsq., was iu
'Ormigcburg on Mquday^Lust. Says ho
isJVcndly for u/c camp*oign. Has laid
a supply of quinine and Hostellers'
fitters. Powell's iu dead earnctt.
Tilton and Bcccbcr aro having a ti lfc.
Let them fight it out. A ffoma n'a at
tho bottom of it.
Don't some of our readers want a big
puff? Send us along some peaches or a
water melon then. Our "devil" will not
mail your papers regularly if you forget.
Mr. Wallaco Cannon will announce
something which will bo to the benefit
of his customers in our next'issue. He's
a goed boy aud getting rich fast.
A Lawyer's name would have Buffered
fearfully at the last term of tho Court
if the Judge hadn't caught somebody's
Lot Republicans remember Branch
villc aud one tenth of a mill for oduea
tional purposes Roads and bridges
down there aic all right, but education
must bo smothered.
COMET FIRE Co.?
Wc have received au invitation tobe
present at tho celebration of th< above
named company to day at Sunny
'1 he Milometer of tho political weight
and standing ol each political aspirau t
in this couuty is kept by tho Clerk of
the Court, lie can be seen from 1) to 1
10 A. M. each day. Parties interested |
will take notice.
The total value of ;.ll taxable proper
ty in Amclia Township is ?401,880, and
in Bruuchvillu ?300,000. The former
place levied a tax of two mills, while
the latter has ouly ouc-teuih of a mill
Only S30. Good-by John.
Our friend Sparuiok gets up otto of
tho bent inland papers in tho St'lto lie
hud to light his battle in Aikctl single
handed, but his SUOC3S3 shows that ho
was too much of a match for his nppou
There arc some men running for
i fiice that we will not support. All the
liquid silver aud gidd in their shield of
Achilles, could not win for thorn the
support of this paper. When the time
conns, they will kno.v. uNulF sod;"
FOR TER HO USE STE. 1K?
Wo have been informed that Mr. C
II. Green has made arrangements to
supply our citizens with choice beef at
least throe times a week. Green is a
good butcher, and drosses his moat with
.iMMB . * ? -ll'P'..ni
A Democrat tho other day said he
could not get over passing a certain
Radical. ^V a learn that tho former
owes for his shanty, his clothes, aud h is
not paid his grocery bill for seventeen
mouths, while the latter is sound in
every respect. Anybody doad l
I low many good fellows in this
Couuty iuvoited in the Academy of
Music I'interpiis'j and lost their mmoy?
Beware then of the (Langes, a simi
lar thing. How will you get your three
and five dollars back ? It will "bust"
up in a year with somebody rieh. Good
Mr. G. Willie Baxter and Mr. Paul
Gibson, having formed a copirtner
ship, arc doing things up in stylo in the
beef lino. Our citizous have now au
opportunity of buying every moruing
a nice picco of fresh and sound bcof.
No sick cows aro killed bv them. They
oiler nothing stale.
Mr. C. D. Kortjohn is doing a lively
business. Keeping ou hand all tho timo
the best of groceries, the purost of li
quors, ho has won for himself tho pat
ronage of the people. Dick is deserving
of everything ho om got, because there
is uo more industrious and honest mm
in this County than ho is.
The chairman of the County (Jommsi
sioners says ou the outside ol this paper",
"Wo intend to remain hero until our
term of oflico expires." If langu igo
means anything, and our chairman
.hasu't got hydrocoplialus, the Board
contemplates moving shortly. On tho
bunks of.the Lualaba und Kamolohdo
rivers, near tho great Nile, would be a
gou l place. No gorillas thorj.
Chief Justice Moses flourished a
pitcher over the head of Associate Jus
tico Wilard last Saturday. Wilard
doesn't know tho law good, and tho
old Chief thought of knocking somo
iuto his head with a thrco pound pitch
A large picotiug will be held on Sat
urday uight next at St.Stephen's church.
Friends in that section mean to beat the
enemy. Speeches arc expected from
Senator Andrews, Mr Unliver, Mr V 1)
Bowman, School Commissioner Mc
Kinlay, Mr J Felder Moyers, Mr W N
Mount aud Mr J II Liviugstou.
ER It A T'l Vi
lli the article on emigration on first
page there are several errors which the
reader will plese correct as ho reads?
"inclcvaut" ought to read irrelevant
and "under a Southern Sou, is galling
and imitating," road, under a Southern
sun is galling and irritating.
We have every reason to bcliavo that
at the next meeting of our Town Conn -
cil the ordinance to prevent hogs from
running at large in our streets will be
ratified. Wo have borne this nuisance
and insult to deconcy as lung as it can
he borne, and wc would advise owners
of this kind of stock to take time by the
' lire lock" and shoot out or sell out.
Our town ami vicinity has been visit
ed with frequent heavy rains. The
crops, in consequence, are looking lino.
In fact, the prospect for fine crops on
au average, in this county, are at least
one-third brighter this year than last.
'1 here has been planted less cotton and
more small grain, v. hich is a cheering
answer to the "whinnying'' of half fed
ST 111 CK ?Y LWHTXIXU?
A house at' the Brickyard of dpt.
Edwards iu this place, was sttui'c by
lightning on Tuesday afternoon last .
Two colored men standing ill tho door
were knocked down, one of whom was
stunned for a few moments. "The im
mediate attention of Capt. F.dwards
soon rallied thorn, and they weut'their
way rejoicing that matters wore uo
Judgo Thompson II. Cook?, of the
Highlit Judicial Circuit paid us a short
visit during 'the last week, and was the
I gue-t of Judge Andrews The Judge
was looking remarkably well, and
upsets, in another column, the news
paper idea that he concurred with
Judgo Green, in that advertisements, of
an official nature, paid for with privato
funds, could bo publishod it. a ny news
The school meeting at lira nchvillo
levied a tax for school purp >sos of one
tenth of a mill wh ich will bring thirty
'1 his \? a practical qicutus put upon
schools. \\ here were tho leading Ra
\ publicans of that place on that day?
! Did they conspire together and rcsolvs
to shut the schools up ? Wo pause for
an answer \.hile poor Branchvillc is
to go without a school for twelve
'fax payers arc making their returns
to County Auditor Van Tassel, as re
quested by his notice. It will save
time aud trouble for every one to come
up at ouco. The manner that some p;;o
pie have of staying off until the las;
moment wont do any longor. The
Auditor must make out his books, aud
sluggards had better rub their joints
with kerosene and make for Van Tas
A very destructive hail storm passed
over a .section of our couuty, in tho neigh
borhood ol'our town Saturdiy l ist. Tho
fine crop on the plantations ol Mjsir.s.
Sam'l Fairoy, J J Fairoyand W Sandel
were literally beaten into* the grouu I .
Crops promising thousands of dollars
in a few minutes were compbtely de
stroyed. Wo tender to these gentlemen
our sympathy, all a p^or editor has to
The peoplo of this School District mot
at the school house on Saturday last,
and levied a tax of one and one half
mill for school purposes, and one half
of one mill for back indebtedness.
The statement of Senator Andrews,
one of the Trustees for this District, was
clear and satisfactory. The Senator
promised that as long as he had any
thing to do with the school fund, he
would see thai a fair expeuditure should
for oranger uro?
We understand that Doctor Webster
will Boon commence the publication of u
paper at the Clafliu 1'uivorsity, for the
purpose of advertising the advantages
which Orangeburg, as a desirable and
healthy location, can boast of. Wo wish
the Dr success and advise our citizens
to-assist him. One hundred Northern
visitors here every winter will leave
with us not less than fifty or seventy
Pvo thousand dollars
We ask a careful perusal of the
article on Emigration from M. L. B.,
in this issue, lie knows exactly what
he is talking about. Your Hoard of
Directors may meet and pass resolution
after resolution, and oiler what you
may think to bi gr-'ttt induce incuts to
the poor Emigrant, to wend his way
thither, but until you tender him th i
social status that he enjoys at home, and
meets with in the groat West, your
efforts will fail to a large ext'.-tit.
When we can see ourselves as others
see us, 'twill Irom many u blunder free
Dr. T. Berwick Legare has r.turned
from Tennessee, lie is 0:10 of the best
tlcutist in the State, and we cougretu
Lite our County upon his return here.
Teeth have decayed since he left. May
he sonti fill up all "the cavities in tin'
Those who desire his servio 1 will lo
him a favor by calling upon him assootta
as possible us he has professional ap
pointments at other places in the State
The Dr. can bo found at his former
office over the Store of Capt J. A. Ham
ta.y i/xiox of oraxgj: raii*v- J
Was organized by the election of the
following officers :
Pirs?fent ? W. M Hut son Esq.
\ivc~l*rc*itlcnt-?Rev. 1 S K Lcgare.
X relary?T l> Boyd Es \.
Treasurer?J C I'ike.
/?.'.<?. Committee?lion .1 W Mos cloy.
F H W Briggntunu Esq., James S
Hey ward Esq.
Application for membership must be
made * to executive Committee. The
price jof admission tu membership is
The Examination at Mr. Melli
chump's School, came off on Friday the
25th instant. The Parents of the
Children aud a low visitors were pre
sent on the occasion. The Examina
tion showed clearly that the motto
adopted by Teacher and Children was :
?'No step back-ward." It was found
here to be a harder in ittor to discrimi
nate than at the Exercises th.; evening
previous. We have heard but on 3 opin ?
ion in speaking of Mr. Mcllichnmp's
SchooL?and that it is so eon 1 to
none in the State. At its resumption
(tir>t Monday in September next), we
venture the assertion that it will bo/A:
school of our thriving town.
Those persons wno are not in the
habit of stargazing are possibly not
aware of the fact that a new comet, has
put in an appearance. It 5b situated in
tho northern heavens, just beneath the
polar star, and near the Great Dipper or
seven stars, and is said by tho knowing
ones to be just visible to the naked eye.
With the assistance of a spy glass, it
can. be seen as a nebulous mass with a
bright point a little to ope side. It is
now visible nearly all night, but will
soon bo so only in the curly hours of tho
evening. Astronomers say it will bo
brighter in August, but that its tail
v. ill be clearly \i.ible in a short time.
LAWYERS NOT TAXABLE?
Tho Circuit Court of Russell County,
Alabama, decided hist week [that tho
Slate law requiring a license from altor
ncy? is unconstitutioual on the ground
that the profession being a franchise, as
decided by the United States Supreme
Court, in tho Garland test-oath case j
which is granted through the State
Judiciary, its exercise cannot be sub
jected to Legislative or municipal re- !
strict ion, which might become prohibi
Mow many lawyers in this place have
paid such lax? The Town Council had
better call an extra meeting and recon
sider their action in the matter. How
about it Pink V We only say Rink
because the N r.ws of late affected a j
tremendous Qimiliu ity with our good
and popular Mayor. Only this au 1
nothing more, may it please your Honor.
Wc notice that Senator T. C. Andrews
has taken charge of the Orangoburg
Xi:\vs, and is to be assisted by Mr. J.
Felder Meyers. It is a lively and read
able paper, and we trust that they will
never let its shadow grow less. ? L xuiy
HASE BALL ISM?
To day tho contest between tho "Caro
linos" of tho city of Charleston, and the
"Oranges" of this town comes off.
There is a deep interest felt in tho result.
Our boys are not easily daunted but
this battling with old veterans, by raw
"mclish," is enough to make thorn stand
j steady by 1 .reis^nobly won. Tho "Caro
iinas," hence, will find the capture of
their foe no easy conquest. There is
a bet determination, wo can soo it in
the face of every ono of our base
ballists, to send these "cbampious of the
Palmetto State" back to tboir sea girt
city on the fly.
We say, do your best, boys. If yott
get whipped there will be no dishonor,
Tor the "Caroliuas" have made older
l"ballist.s" bite tho earth, aud you have
to aid you, the smiles aud good-wishes
of all the ladies. God bloss 'em !
We see that tho Orangeburg Nuws
lias gone into the editorial m wngoanat
I of lion. T. C. Andrews, assisted by J.
I Folder Meyers Esq. This is a good pair
I to draw to, and the first issuo has the
j ring of the true metal. It propojej to
i assist reform in the party and by the
I patty. Good euough !?WaUcrboro'
I A* 'ws.
TOSE & IZLAR
And "buy your GROCERIES, and thus
save yourself the trouble of pricing
Z- .7 ? GOODS DELIVERED.
Ii AS AN ENDLESS STOCK OF
SHOES, HATS and GROCE
Which ho is offering jit
CHARLESTON COST PRICE
THEODORE KOHH & BRO.
Are now offering a SPLENDID ASSORT- I
? n all DEPARTMENTS, including goods of
FOREIGN und DOMESTIC manufacture,
comprising every novelty and specialty of
GREAT REDUCTIONS have boon made
from last months' prices, and particular at
tention is called t?* a few items quoted below,
being a FAIR SAMPLE of the general at
tractiveness of our exposition.
350 PIECES CHOICE CALICOS
-WHICH IVB SELL AT .
10 cts. per Yard,
All WARRANTED PAST and CHOICE COLORS.
R It OWN and RLE ACHED SHIRTING ore
now sold cheaper than before or since llio
w ar. Do not purchase any SL IT or DRESS
MATERIALS until you have cxaminod our
Superb nssorlmont of
WHITE GOODS, kc.
RIRRONS! RIBBONS!! RIBBONS!!!
At marvellously Low Prices.
Most beautiful SASHES in real [toman,
broken and Scotch Plaid.
GROS GRAINS in all shades.
LADY'S SUITS in Latest Styles and in
Splendid Variety, will bo offered at roajjy
Alt ^ Ctive prices.
A fine assortment of CASSIMERS
TWEEDS, LINEN'S, JEANS and COTTON
Our ROOT and SHOE Department com
prise the best gocds made for Ladies, Gents
Our usual Stock of Gents Summer CLOTH
ING, HATS and Furnishing Goods is very
attractive and greatly reduced iu prico.
Selling strictly for ??VSH, and our facili
ties for buying being unequalled, wo assert
that we are the
in this Town, the TROOF of this is open to
all who favor us with a call, and &u inspec
I lion of our good*.
THEODORE KOHN & BROTHER.
TO THE LADIES AND GENTLEMEN
MOSES M. DROWN, tho Durber, pledpc?
himself to keep up with tho times in all iuc
Into Improvements, as Iiis business is suffi.
cicnt to guarantee the above. He will bo
round at Iiis Old Stand ever ready to serve
bit customers it the shortest notice.
api 11 oO
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
1, Hannah Marcus, wife of Miebncl Mar
i'ii.', of the Count" and Stato aforesaid, shall
hcncefortli carry on business as a free
trader, at "Jamisons,' in the said County.
IIA NX AH MARCUS.St
June 6 1874