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fJ. MEYERS, Assistant Editor.
SATURDAY, JULY 25, 1874.
When ttio Ku Klux, around with
brand aud bludgeon,, hunted the Re
publicaus of the up country by night,
through swamps and unto death?when
our local authorities stood powerless in
tho presence of organized murder aud
?rson, und the Fcniociatie party ua?
?appealed to, to put a stop to such crimes,
thoy mocked nt our c .latnitioa and re
f'u.?ed U3 any relief. It was in those
dark, days that we appealed to the Na
tion fur help, which was granted, and
it was in this the winter of our discontcut
that we swore to stand by the llepubli
can parly and honesty. Now nu eleu
tion is near at ban-', and it becomes us
to look about ourselves. Republicans,
have you forgotten the opposition o'
Democrats to you? Their buruing-i,
their murderings aud their blaokcr
"It is often fiippautly said that al!
these ciimes aud horr. rs arc p issed, and
it is absurd to attempt to uainl.vn a
political party on the memory of them
Perhaps so. Rut would it not be insane
to trust a political party that could so
readily forget thorn ? It is not magnaui
nious, it is indeed hardly manly, to per
secutc men fur sins of which they have
really ?repented. Rut that is not re.pcn
tance, it is liypocvasy, which profoi-sci
to repent of sins and does not forsake
them, but embraces worse ones. Such
is the anomalous repentance displayed
by the Democratic party. Tt never
ccasrs to denuunee the Republican party
fur what it has dune or is Irying lo do,
but it straightway thunders with fiercer
denunciations of what the.party has not
done and is determined sha'l not be
dune. The moment Democrats forgot to
decry Republican policies thoybogin to
belie Republican motive!". For twenty
years they doomed it: sufficiently npprn
briotis lo call Republicans "Radical*;"
now they claim lo bo radicals themselves
and denounse Republicansns raseils.
If that part y feels it to be unkind to
remind it of its paFt career, how must it
feel to'he ro.nindcd^,ti>r i'8 present atti
tndc? Onco ils members profossed dis
tinct principles; all thfit coul Ibe objec ted
to them was that thoy professed the
worst principles extant. Rut bid as
they were, thoy were more becumin^
than this utter abjuration of all prtnei
pies. You may not like to employ, biu
you do not wholly despise, the zcahd
who consistently asserts that sarsaparil
la will euro every disease and so urges
it upon every patient; but wh-> can re
spect tho charlutati who petsiste itly cries
to the sjck."givc me your moneyaml you
may take what rcmelifS vou please?"
And now wc are about to clict. n?w
members to the Legislature. We
earnestly entreat tho p irty in this
County to send the best aud ablest Re
publicans we have. But wo entreat.
you not to send wire pullers and men
who have no other object iu view but
the emoluments of office. Thero is no
use in electing Democrats, or effete Re
publicaus. Give us the pure stuT, if
you do mean to rotract tho past. This
is the only way to t^o forward.
It is sometimes said tho mission of
the Republican party is accomplished,
If by that no more is moant than th it
the party has discharged every trust
heretofore committed to it, we admit it.
It has been thought when one was
found faithful over a fow things th it
was a good reason for trusting htm with
rnt)ro things. Ct:n you do better than
be instructed by such tin oxample ?
Especially ?dnce you must employ either
the party which you say has fulfilled
every trust, or employ that only other
party which has betrayed every trust.
The occasion for political effort has
noteuded. Other labors lie before you
lighter perhaps, but not light.
Ydu.have to see that what is done
fdiall not.be undine. Republicanism
offers you the best security against re
Then we say, on with the good work,
und never stop until the mission of the
Republican party shall hare been fully
achieved. The Orangcburg News
pledges for its help in the struggle.
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Copying to aoy desired sizo by
Straus & Street's new building is
uearlyJU completed. These gentlemen
are useful oituens to our Barg and
thould he encowageJ.
What soils for tho best old Holland
giu that is sold by two-thirds of liquor
dealers in 'this county is mado from
French spirits, wator, oil of juniper,
syrup, white wino ^vinegar, bluestone,
New Eugland~rum, peach pips, with
some imported gin for flavor. The
surest poison in the world. Fine Cog
nac brandy that sells for $12 a gallon,
that overybody loves so much is made
of French cologne spirits, burnt sugar,
oil of cognac, vinegar, bluestone, Jamoca
rum, honey syrup, port wine, French
colongue and alum. No wonder so many
die from drinking fine brandy. Aman
would think it awful to swallow a small
piece of bluestone, but don't mind gulp
in'j, it down daily iu his flno cognac
brandy. Wcaroiufor getting up a
distilicry in Orangoburg whero nothing
but pure old corn or peach brandy will
be distilsd. And then we shall want
the wagers sworn not to use saltpetre
lino salt, fusel oil, blu*Stou? Every
drink a man takes now a-days is an ad
ditional naii iu his coffin. Some per
sous compromise on ale. Well, that iu
uine cases out oi ten is made or, diluted
with, oil *f vitrol. strichuifte and aqua
fortis. Lager beer contains a little
malt, plenty of wator, a >mo inferior hops,
rosin, tar, salaratu-f, soda with four differ
ent chemicals to make it keep after
browing. Success to tho Temperance
Society of Orangoburg. Its war is
OrdtrH takcu lor outdoor views, rcsi
donees, by Echard
The Columbia Union the paper tha t
championed (lov Moacs' si la in the
indictment ea^o, now comes out agaiust
him in this wise :
'?We believe Outer nor Moses can bo
defeated without the least trouble, for
his strength, in our judgement, lies
wholly with a few political wire pullers
in oauh county, who, to secure their
own personal cud*, will join hau Is with
any man, it mat ters not who he might
be; but these men are by uo means go
powerful as many believe them to be ?
tht?y aro powerful so long an they arc
feared, and no 1 Niger. Lot tho honest
voters once understand how they are
heilig made use of to further tho iutcr
c?ts of d low designing mot, an I they
will drop them in a mouiint."
Wc will soon have ushered upon us
the sickliest season of the year, and it
should be the first duty of our Hoard of
Health t i inspect nil the premises iu
our town So far Ornngeburg has been
healthy, but a neglect by the powers that
be to watch after her sanitary condition
may bring on fever, and many other ail
ments. There is always something
filthy somewhere where flies and mus
quiti.es are as plentiful and annoying as
they are now.
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Echard's photograph canopy is in
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Tho Charleston Nem <fc Ooitriir
there \a no doubt will support Moos
There is another Domooratio paper in
Charleston now, and tho News may be
shorn of some of its strength* We all
remembor that one of the proprietors of
the latter journil haJ our U'n'>rolla
under his arm whoa ho said t> Or.
Hicks, "We don't caro a damn for
principles, its the money we want."
Tho Sun (for such is the new organ)
may com* in for a dollar or two now.
Why not 'I
Augustus Fischer is tho coolest man
in Orangoburg and keeps tho coolest
drinks that mortal men ever tasted.
Fischer swears that for every man that
ii poisoned by drinking his liquors, he
will s??er ten years bauishmont fro n
his county. Under those circumstan
ce, we aJvi.su those who aro athirat to
give him a call. Ho has all sorts of
groceries also. Go yo therefore, to
Fischers aud liv o.
Judgo Mackey at a Fourth of July
oration, in Chester, said there are 100
candidates for Governor, any one of
whom would steal the Lord's suppor.
Judgo Mackey is among tho number
of aspirants for Govornor and in our opiu
ion would steal with one baud tho min
isters shoes while with tho other he was
flle'iiug the Lord's supper.
"Wo aro in receipt of a full account of
a meoting held at P. W. Smith's store on
the 18tli June, from Mr. W. B. Logan,
and regret that want of spaco in our
columns crowds it out. Our friends
will oblfgo us very much by making
their r.ccountscf meetings short, as wo
have not tho room to publish length}*
articles upon any subject.
Ecbard remains only ten days.
Mr. riarpin Riggs has a twenty aero
field of corn just below Mr. W. It.
Jones that will average thirty bushels of
corn to the aero. It is better oared
than any w* ever saw in this County.
Mr. Riggs is a successful planter, aud
believes iu manuring highly. It pays.
For a Binall sum the grass and weeds
in the Court Ilouso Square could be
cut down. What do the county gentle
men who compose tho B jard of County
Oomtnis.icuers wont with them to hide
it from their friends! no, of oour.s! tut.
There for what ?
Henry Sparniek rJsrj., editor of the
Aikcn Tribune aud C*D. Hay tic, Sena
tor of Aikcn County have joined tho
tax unions of that couuty. We have
no such Republicans here. Will either
of them <jo to congress.
Didn't the Burbons have a nice old
time over the remains of the Bank of
the Stttc? Oh, 3-c vily fellows you !
What is it that you will not do ?
Borrow money, steal money, aud swear
you never got it! Phew !
One largo picture set in SxlO frame
for 82 by lvchard.
W. 11 Jones of Georgetown is goin^
for Bowley with his gloves oIF. That's
right. If such men could be run out
of the country, we would bo hotter off,
and especially would Georgetown Coun
ty be be.ucfittcd.
The second game of the series be
tween the Kdistocs and the Indepen
dents1 was played ou last Tuesday, re
sulting in the defeat of the latter;
Both clubs played splendi ily.
2 Yictotia pictures for SI, by Echard.
Senator Andrews, th e Editor of this
p iper, has been Confined to his room at
his residence in this flace for ten days
past. He is suffering from a hugt?
boil nhiob prevents locomotion.
Mr. Fzekiel's new store is progres
sing rapidly under tho practical oyi of
Mr. Luther Ransdale. When finished
it will be a handsomo an 1 roomy estab
Thoso who bavo returns to make to
tho County Auditor should do so at once
Beware nf that penalt y ! Once added
you will have to pay a lawyor ton dol
ars to get 3*oii off.
The Nr'ws Ofliee returns thanks to
Cel. A. D. Frederick for a very fine
We had a tremnn lous rain an 1 wind
storm on Tuesday last. Our streets
were overflown with water.
We are exceedingly gratified t> leirn
that Mr. Wallace Cannon is con vales
4 carte, tie visile pictures for 81 by
Dr. A. C. Dukes Ins just rojeived a
fresh lot of fine candies.
Tho beaut iful oak trees at oak villa
are dead. '
Cursing is tho order of the d ij nv.v
Office of tub Oranorruro: News,
COTTON?Sales during the week j')
bales. We quote :
Ordinary, to Good Ordinary,... llftl'jj
how Middling. 1:!J(#*
Middling.. .>.1 I.'/, |
Houun Rick.$1.60 per ousbol
Corn.$1.15 per bushel.
Cow Pcas.00 to 1.10 per bushel
I'-m-iiks. 1.16 per bush d.
Mr. Isaac W. Hayuo roplios to the
lottdr of Mr. James J>. Campbell, but,
as Sir Charier? Coldslrcam was accus
to med to remark. 'There is nothing in
ii I' . He evidently feels that lit is rid
ing tho wrong horse, probably a "liai
son's choice," and doe3 not feel comfor
table in the saddle?in fact Mr. Camp
bell saddled too many charges upon
him to permit him to feel comfortable,
and the tonor of the reply shows quite
clearly that the "galled jado" winces.
We must confess to a measure of dis
appointment in reading this later effu
sion, for wc had made up our mind that
something spicy was coming, an 1 had
pictured to ourselves a calm ^looking on
while the glorious Democratic trio, in
imitation of the two Kilkenny eats,
were tearing themselves to pieces
Evidently the strong blad of Mr. Camp
bell has quite taken the courage away
from his adversaries, and "if this is so
?then, perhaps?yes, perhaps, hinc
We will not despair, however, for
there is yet another to be hoard from,
wlion, perhaps, our ;bright dream will
be realized. For how can a man re?ist
crying out under such a blow as?"Mr.
Miles is a man of cducutod culture; of
parts far above tho average ot educa
tctl men, an able lawyer iu the higher
ranks of tho profession accustomed to
refined and elevating assooiatious;" \'how
nice !) "and yet with all these helps and
inducements towards true nubility of
character, so fixed has been the original
smallucss of his soul that his aspiration
have not risen high enough to discard
the ignoble ambition to bo a subordi
mite in the service of maudlin mcdioiri
ty nieancss and malignity"' (How bad !)
NOTICE ES IIKHKKY UIX
en that thirty days alter dale I will
lilc my final accounts as Administrator of
the Estate of Sylvester Dcuipsoy, deceased,
and ask for niy discharge as such Adminis
JACOB S MO A K,
July 11th, 1874. Adm'r.
lly virtue of Sundry Executions to mo di
rected; 1 will sell lotbe highes', bidder, nt
Ornngcburg C. II., on (lie Ft MST MON
DAY in August next, FOR CASH, al
the Right, Title and Interest of the Defend
ants in the following Property, viz:
All tbe stock ot* Furniture, consisting of
Rcdsfehds^Chairs, Tables, Wnsbstauds, kc.
Levied on as the properly of Girardeau k
t'ik.. at- the suit of (Jco. 1>. Stacy ,v Sou and
Sheriffs OHiee, ) E. I. Cain,
Orangeburg C. II., S. C, > S. 0. C.
Julv l?ih, 187 I. j
July lb* 31
Vf.OTICE.~All. Pomonn llav
TN ing demands against the Esiato of An
drew.J. Hydrick, deceased, anil all persons
Indebted io the said deceased, will pr?sent
the same properly attested, and make pay
nie!?! to my Attorneys, Messrs. l/.lar & I)il>
ble at Orangeburg, S. (.'., on or before the
eighth day of August A. 1). 1874.
L. LAURETTA V. HYDUICK,
Administratrix with Will Anuoxcd.
july 11 187 I -It
Executor's Sale of Real
lly leave of tho Court of Probate we will
sell through the agency of the Sheriff who
will execute the title, for cash, nt Orange
burg Court House, on the 3d August next,
two hundred a-:rcs of land, purchased by
I us under Judgement of Foreclosure on a
Debt due to Testator, situated on waters of
Santee River in tho County of Orangebitrg,
and bounded by other lands of the Kstatc
?f J. A. Parier. Purchaser to pay for
W. R. PA REEK,
J. 15. SINOLETAIIY.
Executors of the Will of
july 11?:!t J. A. Purler.
"OFFICE COUTY AUDITOR,
OitAN'ncnt'na County, S. c.,
June 10th, 1874.
Notice i? hereby given that from on and
after WEDNESDAY, the FIRST DAY of
JULY 1S7I to Thursday tho twentieth day
of.August, this Office will bo OPEN lo re
ceive the RETURNS sf Real and Personal
Properly of this County. Tax Payers are
requested to have a Correct List of tho
different Classes ot Lands, as follows:
Number ?f acres of Planting Land.
?Number of acre:; of Meadow and Pasture.
Number of aces tf Wood Land.
And number of Buildings.
Each tract of land must be returned
separate in the Township where it lies, and
at tiic saiae time they will make Ibeir re
turn of Personal Property, Moneys and
Taxpayers arc urgently requested to bo
prompt in making their returns, as the Law
requires me to add a penalty of 60 per cent,
to the Real nnd Personal Properly of delin
quents which in every instance will be done
JAM KS VAN TASSEL.
june 13 1874 U
MOSELEY & COPES
Has just received a FULL SUPPLY and
VA RIlJTY of TURNIP SEED from the
C olebrated Seed House of David Landretb
' July 1 1 1374 4i
TARE DUE NOTICE
THEODORE KOH?T & BRO.
Are now CLOSING OUT their en
tire Stock of SUMMER WEAK to
make room for the immense
Which their Mr. HENRY KOHH is
Purchasing in the Northern Markets.
YOSE & IZLA?
And "buy your GrRO OERIES, and thus
save yourself the trouble of pricing
VST GOODS DELIVERED.
The HEAVY DECLINE in ALL GOODS in MY LINE enabled me to make very FAV
ORABLE PURCHASES ilming the past week, and I now invite the Public to not only a.
COMPLETE STOCK OF GOODS
but to n STOCK that MUST DE SOLD within the next THIRTY DAYS. To accomplish
a SPEEDY SALE 1 have thrown the entire stock of
GROCERIES, LIQUORS & SEGARS
On the Mnrkct CHEAP for CASH.
It will ccrtninlg be to YOUR INTEREST to call and EXAMINE before buying else
where Goods shown free of charge.
Special attention is called to a PURE PEACH BRANDY.
C. 3D .KORTJOHN.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, \
Executive Department, j
Whereas, by a joint "resolution of the
General Assembly of the State of South
Carolina, entitled "A joint resolution to re
quire Edwin I. Cain, Sheriff of Orang*eburg
county, to give a new official bond within
ten days after tho passage of the same, oth
erwise tho said oflice to be declared vacated,
and it shall be the duty of the Governor to
order an election to till said vacancy." Ap
proved December 20th, 187:1. Ami where
as, official information has booen received
at this department from the Chair
man of tho Hoard of County Commissioner*
for the said county of Orangoburg, that the
said County Conaiuissionors have not re
ceived any new official band as she
riff of said county since the passage of
the paid joint resolution. Now, therefore,
you, mid each ofcyou, are hereby required,
with strict regard to tho provisions of tho
I constit ution and laws of the State touching
your duly in such case, to cause an election
to be held ia tho said county on the. FIRST
TUESDAY following tho FIRST MONDAY
in NOVEMBER NEXT, to fill said vacan
All bar rooms and drinking saloons shall
be closed on the said day of oleetiou, aud
anv person who shall sell any intoxicating
drinks on said da}' of election shall bo deem
ed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on con
viction thereof, shall be fined a sum of not
less than One Hundred Dollars, or be im
prisoned for a period of not less than one
month nor more than six mouths.
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto
c my hand and caused tho arcnl seal of the
State to be affixed atColumbinj this 21st day
of March, A. D- 1871, and in tho ninety
eight year of American Independence.
By the Governor.
fju s.] FRANKLIN J* MOSES, Jr.
II. E. IIaykr, Secretary of State.
J. FELDER MEYERS,
TRI Ali JE STIC F.
OFFICE COURT HOUSE SQUARE,
Will give prompt attention to all business
entrusted te bim. mar 20?tf
JUST IN AT
J. Wallace Cannons
LIQUORS, CIGARS, TOBACCO,
CANNED GOODS, CANDIES,
All of the above goods are offered at
PRICES to suit the present tight times,
jan 81 1H7-?
The UNDERSIGNED takes pleasure in
announcing to bis many friends and patrons
that he has PERMANENTLY LOCATED at
ORANGEBURG C. H.
Where be will devote his ENTIRB TIME
from every Monday until Friday noon, to
PRACTICE OF DENISTRY
in all its Departments.
Perfect SATISFACTION ^guaranteed in
all Operations entrusted to his car*.
Charges MODERATE. Ha will be found
Ml Dr. Fersner'a Old Stand.
Very respectfully, f
A. ?i. SNIDER, D. 8.
may 9 ly
Thompson II. Cooke, Ex'r.,"l
Jane M, Zcigle*, Ex'x.
of the Will of for
va Injunction and
N. E. W. Sistrunk, Adm'r.
aud others. J Relief.
lly virturo of an order made herein, the
Creditors of tho lato Daniel Zeigler, are
hereby required to present and provo their
several demands before tho undersigned at
Orangeburg C. II., qp or before tho j 15th
July next, or the same will be debarred
C. B. GLOVER,
Ornngcburg, C. IL, June ?th, 1874.-?8t
Notice is hereby given that in three
months from this date, the Board of County
Commissioners will appoint Special Com.
missioners to Lay Out and Open a Publie
Road, leading from Howe's Pump Westward
to the Orangeburg nnd Charleston Road,
near tho plantation of John 8. Bowman,
unless in tho meantime cause be shown to
By order of the Board.???
C. C. CanVrs.
j County Commissioners Office, May t4tb,