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lijio Mother Forfeiting in a Snow
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"In the year 1821, a Mrs. Blake per
ished in a snow-storm iu the night-time,
while traveling over u spur oftho Grceu
Mountains in Vermont. Sho had an
infant with her, which was found alive
and well in the morning, being carefully
wrapped in tho mothor's clothing."
Tho cold winds?swept tho 'mountain'i
And pathless?was the dreary wild,
Ahd, 'inid,.the cheorU'ss hours of night,
A mother wander'd?with her ohild:
As through the drifting snow shepreis'd,
Tho babe?was sleeping?on her breast.
And colder still the winds did blow,
And darker hours of night came on,
And deeper grew the drifting snow:
Her limbs?were cbill'd, her strength
? Oh, God!" sho cried, in acconts wild,
"if I must perish, save my child I"
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She stripp'd her mantle from her breast,
And bared her bosom to the storm,
And round tho child?she wrapp'd the vesty
And Bmiled?to think her babe was warm.
With one cold; kiss?one tear she shed,
And sunk?upon her snowy bed.
At dawn?a traveler passed by,
And saw*her?'ncatb a snowy vail;
Tho frost ofdeath?was in l>cr eye,
[er cheek was cold, and hoard, and pale;
Te moved the robe from off the child,
The babe look'd up?and sweotly smiled !
A new town iu Texas has been named
A ]$?Ookiie,ldwoman is completely j
uuinanncd .by tho loss of her husbaud.
If trry^ctrenry_<wron**thec, buy each
of his children a drum.
.-v.-;.An ?shkosh jud-c got four bars of |
^orip TWwHlHPHflge fco** ?
A western paper speaks of its eon
temporary .as ^thc Jiooue organ of bot
The man who went to sleep on a rui 1
road track, found his rest was a pood
deal brokou?and hid leg too.
A country editor rid vises Queen Isa
bclla to advertise il she ' wishes to lind
the throuc she lost sonic time ago.
New apples arc one dollar and ten
cents a quart. Ten cents for the npplos
and a doljtmfouja doctor^
Republican*, be not: deceived by
thoBC who use the name for policy's
Stark county, 111,, woman commit
tccLsuicidc the oilier day because no
circus company had visited her-vicinity
"Arethere any fools iu this town,"
nsked a stranger of a newsboy yesterday.
"I don't know," replied tho boy; "arc
, of Davenport, la.,
years in one family bo
foro asking for a cent of pay. Nccdu,t
write for licryshe'e dead.
Foolish"'.;fathers.who- send boys into
tho couhtry-with fowliug piccos and
pistols arc the best friends the under
takers have during vacation season.
A. Jury iu San Die^o. Cal., tho other
day brought in a verdict of not guilty,
with a request to the defendant to rc
storo ttto ?heop.
A ?Brooklyn Dorcas Society fines
gossips one dollar for oacb offense. The
proceeds will be used to pay the nation
'Change cars!' is, what a city boot
blaiif?isJ^wA countryman, the other
day, when he had finished blacking
one of his brogans.
Said a justice to an obstroporous pris
oner, on the day of his trial, 'Wo want
nothing of you but silence, and d?d lit
tie of that.'
"Patrick you arc a fool, what makes
jou steal alter that rabbit, wheu your
gun ha.-, no lock ou '!" "Hush! hush!
toy darliug, the rabbit don't know
? K*? ..'??. ;
A western moralist seasonably rc
marks that it is painful to hear an un
godly man Bay, 'It's as hot as ginger,'
hen you know that ho doesn't mean
It is teo bad tha;t the Mayor of Crass
City, Kansas, is dead, for tho local
jtaper says that "if he hadn't but one
chew of tobacco he'd divide it with a
A red nosed gentleman asked a wit
whether ho beliovcd in spirits. "Ay,
sir," replied he, looking him full in the
face, "I see too much evidence before
mo to doubt it." * '- k > *
Success in lifo is very apt to make us
forget tho time when we were not uvioh.
It is: just so with a frog on a jump; ho
can't remember whon bo Was a taJpolo,
but other folks can.
"0 Lord," prayed a Methodist min
?sCer, "kcop.me humblo and poor !" '*0
Lord, if Thou wilt keep hitn humble,"
said tho deacon ^wfao next prayed, "wo
will Pec to it that he h k"pt poir !"
JUST IN AT
J. "Wallace Cannon's
? ? &
LIQUORS, CIGARS, TOPACCO,
CANNED GOODS, CANDIES,
All of the above goods are offered at
PRICKS lo suit the present tight times,
jnu 31 l?7i
F. G. GREGORY
HAS OPANED a SHOP at Rigg's Old Brick
Store fur tho purpose of Repairing Watches
and Clocks.- His work is guaranteed to
give satisfaction or no pay roquircd. He
will be glad to servo his old customers aud
tho public generally. Prices modcrato.
may 2 ' 8m 1871
Dr. J. G. Wannamaker & Co.,
Respectfully call the public's attention to
FIRST CLASS DRUG STORE,
on Russell Street, next door to McMaslcr's
Brick Building, where can be found a well
selected stock or MEDICINES, PAINTS,
OILS, SOAPS and Fancy Toilet Articles.
A kind and generous patronage is earn
Dr. .1. G. WANNAMAKER & CO.
Notice is hereby given that in three
mouths from date, tho Board or County
Commissioners will \appoint Special Com
missioners to Lay Out and Open a Public
Road, leading from Rowe'a Pump to Howe s
Bridge, known as the Swamp Road, running
thriAigh the lauds,of M Robinson, Detnp.-ey,
W C Reeves and William Ash, unless in the
meantime cause be shown to the contrary.
By .Order of the Hoard.
Clerk County Commisfionors.
County Commissioner's OHicc, May 4th,
A NEW IjAW FIRM.
HUMBERT & FORDHAM,
ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELLORS
A T Ii X W. .
OFFICE COURT HOUSE,
oitANGEjivna, s c
mar 11 , tf
L AjNTD AGKENT
Tbe Undersigned 1ms opened an OFFICE
for tbc SALE of LAND.
Persons having REAL ESTATE td dis
iposc of will do well to register tho same
LARGE FARMS subdivided and sold in
cither LARGE or SMALL parcels.
GOOD FARMS for Sale .ut from $2 to $0
per acre, on easy teiins.
AUGUSTUS B. KNOW ETON,
Orange burg C. Ji., S. C.
nov 15 f
If you want WOKIv DOSE
in Mouse and Carriage Paint*
in ff go to
J. A. WILIilAWS.
Experience 24. years. Kesi
denee on Market Street.
Jan 17 : 1871 13
A GOOD PLANTATION in Middle Town
ship, 400 acres. Finoly SETTLED. House
and Outbuildings all new. All under Good
Fence. Plenty of Fruit Trees. Price
$2000?half cash. A BARGAIN.
Also 180acrcs in samo township. Saw Mill
House, Gin nud Grist-Mill. Never Failing
Stream. Good for 300 bushels toll Corn ami
6 to 8 bales toll Cotton per year. $800?
Also 000 acres in Charleston County, $:>
Also 300 acres in this county. Pine laud,
well watered, $2 per acre. Apply to
A. B. KNOWLTON,
Orangeburg C. II., S. C.
mar I t tf
AUGUSTUS B. KNOWLTON
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR
On.iNGEBVRG, S. ??
july 8 tf
Brick! Brick!! Brick!!!!
TAYLOR & JOHNSON,
COLUMBIA, S. C.
Aro prepared to furnish FIRST CLASS
BRICK in any quantity at the LOWEST
MARKET RATES. Orders solicited.
Jusi:im Taylor. Hexuy b. Johnson
may 23 tf
GOOD GARDEXS lo be had
by buying your Garden Seeds
and Onion Sets from
E. EXEHIIili, tjj
v. ha gels all Iiis Seeds from the
Celebrated lirni oi* 1>. Ean
dreth A Son.
?T. IS.?Members of Granges
will be supplied at Granne
Jan 10 4t
^ If you have More Lund than
you can PAY TAXES on, Register it for
sale at the LAND OFFICE of
?AUO. B. KNOWLTON.
HAS AN ENDLESS STOCK OF
DRY GOODS, NOTIONS, BOOTS,
SHOES, HATS and GROCE
Which ho is eflcriug nt~l t
CHARLESTON COST PRICE
have received a LARGE ASSORTMENT of
LADIES' DRESS GOODS
Resides a LARGE and VARIED STOCK of oilier
Too numerous to tnontion. All of the above will he sold PRICKS lo suit these prossi n
limes. Call and examine. No trouble to exhibit iroods.
Is now RECEIVING ose of the LARGEST and REST SELECTED STOCKS of
DRY GOODS,' HARDWARE,
Crockery, Glass, Wood and Willow
W A il E
Also a NICE SELECTION of
Which, having been bought with an eye lo the HARD TIMES will be SOLD LOW DOWN
FULL VALUE for I lie MONEY guaranteed, ami an early inspection respectfully
solicited. No charge for showing goods. Respcotfully yours,
GEO. H. G?RNELSON.
The Copartnership of .T. W. PATRICK k
CO., have this day been dissolved by mutu
al consent . All indebted to the firm will
make prcmpt payment to J. W. Patrick.
J. W. PATRICK,
The'AUCTlON and COMMISSION BUSI
NESS will be carried on by the undersigned
at the Old Stand.
.j 'J. W. PATRICK.
A SPECIALITY OF
BACON, FLOUR, HAMS & SUGAR,
Also on hand a full STOCK of
FANCY i GROCERIES.
.T??1 received a fresh loL. of CHOICE CANDIES, FANCY CRACKERS, LEMON
SUGAR, LEMON SYRUP, CANNED STRAWBERRIES, PEACHES, So.
J. 8. ALBERGOITI,
CORNER RUSSETJi-STE?T AND RAIL ROAD AVENUE.
HAS RE IMtVflD A PULL Sl?j3X OP
Which he is offering at'
We would have Consumers of RICK to know Hint our MILL is about [tri .'m- j t.
tliut wc CAN and <lo GUARANTEE to SELL CLEAN RICH ,
Below the Charleston Market Price
At our MILL. ?
Persons desiring it wc will furnish them RICE weekly at their doom in any quantity,
or ut the MILL every day. Wc also keep a, full supply of FRESH GROUND
MEAL AjSTD GRIST
On hand, BOLTED und UNBOLTED, on the MOST REASONABLE TERMS.
RICE FLOUR FOR STOCK
With CHEAP GRADES of HORSE and COW FOOD..
OAK AdSTL RUNTIS WOOD
SAWED any LENGTH desired, nnd deli ?cd to any part of the Town for the SMALL SUM
of $il.2f> per Cord. Send'along your Orders. Wc are always ready to Tdi thorn without
STRAUS & STREET.
Po you want tho II EST
You ever SAW ? 1 >o you want the 15EST
Lard. Mackerel, Salmon, Sardines, Tickled or Fresh Oyster?,
Siifjar Cured Hums, Tutted Ham. Crackers, Sugar,
Coffee, Chewing or Smoking Tobacco, Segars,
iOOTS OE SHOES
B O V D S
At the Sign of the COLO LOOT.
3 Q I
AUGUSTUS FISCHER, Agt.*
HAS JUST RECEIVED AT THE
ENTERPRISE GROCERY STORE
A full snpply of FRESH FAMILY GROCERIES, and is offering thorn
VERY LOW tor the Cash.
THE ENTERPRISE SALOON
Will be found a full Stock of CHOICE LIQUORS of tho best brands, and
a huge supply of the REST HITTERS that are mado.
SUGARS nnd TOBACCO of tho best grades. All in nood of tho above
goods will bo dealt with right by culling ou
AUGUSTUS FISCHER, Agt.
RUSSELL-STREET, ORANGEBURG, S. C.
The Subscriber takes great pleasure in announcing to his FRIENDS and tho COM
MUNITY thnt lie has OPENED a FIRST-CLASS HOTEL, at the Largo ResidencourcoonU
ly occupied by Mr. Hano Wannatnakor. Comfortable Accommodations, a Bo ntoous
Tablo and Courtcus Attention aro Guaranteed.
jnn 18?3m jr. W.II. D?KES.