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Placing llio little lints all in a row,
Ready for church on the.morrow, you know;
Wnfcjnng tho faces and little black fists,
Gct?ng thein ready and fit to bo kissed;
Putting them into clean garments and
That is what mothers are doing to-night.
Spying out holes in the little warm hose,
Lajing by shoes that aro worn through the
Looking o'er garments so faded and thin?
Who but a mother knows whore to begin?
Changing a button to nuiko' it look right?
That IB what mothers arc doing to-night.
Calling the little ones all around, the chair,
Hearing them lisping their soft evening
Tolling them stories of Jesus of old,
Who loved to gather them into hia fold;
Watohlng they listen with dreamy delight?
That Is what mothers arc doing to-night.
Creeping so softly to take a last peep,
After tho little ones all are asleep,
And to know if the children ore warm;
Tucking the blankets round each little form,
Kissing cnch'littlo fico, rosy and bright?
That is what mothers arc doing to-night.
Kneeling down gently beside each white
Lowly and meekly she bows down her head,
Fraying as only a mother can pray,
"God guide and keep them from going
God held them always to strive for the bost,
And after this turmoil, God give them rest "
Domestic 'fimce' is kept in fainWy
A friend indeed is ono who is not in
Instead of waiting for a chance; make
Better tun in old clothes than run in
A man sticks at nothing when he trie
to stab a ghost.
A Chicago man has inveuted a bar
tender's bell puueh.
"When it comes to point laoe, all wo
moo nan seo the point.
Spending of tho round world, much
can bo said en both sides.
""^forty Kentucdians^ rode two days to
dill a fox worth sixty cents.
On Rumor's tongue continual slan
Soft buzzing slander; silky moths;
that eat an honest name.? Thomson.
Slander is tho solace of malignity.?
Slander is the revenge of a coward,
and dissimulation his defouce?Johnson .
There is no slander in an allowed
fool, thoiUgh ho do nothing but rail.?
"Where it concerns himself, who is
angry at a slander makes it true.? Ben
Set n watch over thy mouth, and keep
the door of thy lips, for a tale bearer is
worse than a thief.?Bible.
It is always to be understood, that a
lady takos all you detract from tho rest
of her sex to be a gilt to her-?Addison
Slander mootsino regard from noble
minds; only the base believe what the
baso only utter.?Better.
There would not be so many open
mouths if there were uot so many opcu
Slander soaks into the mind ns water
into low and marshy places, whero it
becomes stagnant and oiTonsivc.? Gyo/t
In all cases of slaudcr currency, when
fiver the forger of the ho is not to bo
found, the injured parties should have
aright to como on any of tho indorsers.
Curse the tongue whence slanderous
rumor, like the adder's drop, distils her
venom, withering friendship's faith,
turning lovo's favor.?Jam:s A. Hill
Lifo would bo a popetual flea-hunt
if man were, obliged to run down nil th e
inuoudoes, inveracities, insinuations,
and suspicions which are uttering
It is n pretty genoral rulo, that the
medisanto is a termagant in her house
hold; und as for our sex, in nine cases
out of Un; tho evil tongue belongs ton
Listen not to a tale bearer or slander
rer, for ho tells theo nothing out of good
will; but aB ho discovcrcth of the secrets
of others, so ho will of thine in turn ?
The surest method against scandal,
is to live it down by porsoverauoo in
well-doing, and by prayer to God, that
ho would euro tho distempered mind of
(hose who traduce und inj uro \xa.-~Bocr
There is nothing which wings its
fight 60 swiftly as calumny, nothing
which is uttered with more eheo; noth
iug is listened to with more readiness,
nothing dispersed more widely.? Cice
Slander is a pason which extinguishes
cs charity, both in the slanderer and in
tho person who listens to it; so that n
single calumny may apove fatal to an in
finite number of souls, since it kills not
only those who circulate it, but also all
those who do not reject it.?St. Iicr
An inebriated man, walking along the
street, regarded the moon with soveroign
contempt : "You needn't feol so proud,"
he said, "you arc full only once a mou th
and I am every night.''
A Milwaukee man hid in a public
doorway and jumped out and kissed his
wife. She didn't whoop a 'id yell, as ho
expected, but replied : Don't bo so bold,
mistor?folks around here kuow mo !
"When a Peoria youth goes to spark a
girl he finds the old lady in one corner
of the room, the old man in another,
and a dog under the mclodeon, and he
is required to Saeak up like an orator.
Horses and Mules
BAMBERG & SLATER'S STABLES
IN REAR OF
J, CiEO. VOSE'S STORE*
Where you will find a COMPLETE sloek
of the finest HORSES and MULES that can
be procured from the BEST MARKETS in
the United States.
Our prices range from $50 to $225. All
orders tilled at the shortest notice.
If our stock on hand do- not please wo
will order for you at once.
BAMBERG & SLATER.
dec 18 1S71 Cm
On and after the FIRST DAY of FEB
RUARY next, 1 will be prepared to receive
13 O A It 1) E R S
In connection with my DAY SCHOOL. I
will take cither boys or girls,
JAMES S. HAYWARD,
Principal Orangcburg Academy,
nov 14 1874 ;?' mn
To the Afflicted!
I was CURED of CANCER on the lip by
Dr. T. R. MALONE.
J. W. DAVIS,
Rantowles, S. C.
J Jis enre.i of CANCER on the right
check, of three years srindjnj?^b^^3rj"lt.
MA LONE, of Orangeburg, & Cr*^^^^*
C. R. RAST,
St Matthews, S. C.
LADIES AMD CJEN1XEMEM
MOSES M. DROWN, the Darb er pledges
himself to keep up with the times in all the
LATE IMPROVEMENTS, as his business is
sufficient to gu rah tee the above, lie will
be found at his old stand, ever ready to
serve his customers at the shortest notice.
apl 11 SO
c. west ?TsoNsT
THE REST OIL IN USE.
Warranted 150 Degrees Fire Test.
WATER WHITE IN COLOR.
AND IT WILL NOT EXPLODE.
It burns in all
COAL OIL AND KEROSENE LAMPS.
Try it. Ask for "Aladdon Security," and
and lake no other.
C. WEST'i SONS,
113 and 115 W. Lombard St.,
oot 24?24 Ballimoro, Md.
About 1000 acres of LAND in Middle
Township, well settled, tlin House with Oin
ami Crist Mill. Blacksmith Shop and
and Tools. In one parcel at $8.25 per aero.
FARM on Old Orangcburg Road, 7 miles
from town?250 acres. Price $1575. Well
SETTLED. Terms easy.
Ono STORE and LOT in Orangcburg.
Ono BUILDING LOT on Russ.l Street.
AUti. P. KNOW ETON,
Attorney nt Law,
sept 17 ?tf Orangeburg, S. C.
f. g. gregory
HAS OP AN ED a SHOP nl Rigg's Obi Brick
Store for the purpose of Repairing Watohos
und Clocks. His work is guaranteed to
give satisfaction or no pay required. Ho
will bo glad to serve his old customers ami
the public generally. Prices inodorato.
may 2 mu 1871
J. FELDER MEYERS,
TU I AI JUSTICE.
OFFICE COURT HOUSE SQUARE,
Will give prompt attention to all business
ptxvd to him. mx 2$?tf
ALTHOUGH MY LOSSES BY THE LATH FIRE IIAS BEES HEAVY, I AM STILL
prepared to supply my customers and the public generally with everything in the
Dry Goods, Groceries & Hardware
LINE at my USUAL MODERATE PRICES.
JG6?" Now is tho TIME for my DEBTORS to como forward and HELP ME, if it i
only n -miall amount, it will be highly appreoiats-l by mo now, as my LOSSES k\ia been
HEAVY, and 1 need every cent I ?an get to meet PRESSING DEMANDS.
jan 10 1875 tf
J. WALLACE CAOTOT,
AT Til K POST OFFICE.
RESPECTFULLY informs the PUBLIC and his OLD CUSTOMERS that he ha?
STOCK OF GROCERIES
?t the above place, where he is now prepared to ACCOMMODATE them
AT Iiis USUAL LOW I'lUCIiS.
EVERY ARTICLE usually (.opt in a FIRST-CLASS GROCERY will I? fotml in
Mere, and all I n-k is n trial. n> 3
jan 1(5 1S75 10 } J \y CANNON.
BaMB MuW Bg
In ADDITION to my usual SUPPLY of
FIRST-CLASS GROCERIES, ftp.,
I beg leave to inform my C USTOMERS and the PUBLIC that I on hand a gooil ns
Dry Goods and oots and Shoes,
ALL of which 1 am offering at LIVING PRICES.
f>j?" GOODS DELIVERED.
J . (j! O.K. V OSE, AT. THE OLD STAND.
IIAS A STORE
CRAMMED WITH GOODS
From one end tc thovthcr.
BY THE RECENT FIRE he IobI very HEAVY, but is able still to SUPPLY his cus
G HOCE1UES, LIQUORS, CANNED FRUITS, OYSTERS, PICKLES,
SARDINES, &?., &o.
Knowing that the fire was a terrible oalatuity upon many families of Oraugaburg,
ho will endeavor to so MODERATE his PRICES an to suit the hard times.
His storo is PACKED with FRESH GOODS, and ho respectfully requests that tha
people will boar this iu mind.
C. D. KORTJOHN
Return THANKS to his FRIENDS, PATRONS and the PUBLIC for the
numerous fnvors rcccr od during lhe past years, and wishing them a happy and'
prosperous NEW YEAR he will make it to THEIR ADVANTAGE to corv
tinuc sending their orders for
aLd SEGARS to
In addition 10 the above you will Gud a good stock of
Dry Goods, Boots and Sines.
O. U. KORTJOHN.
HAZL1TT & CO/S
"HYGIENIC TONIC BITTERS." Its ingredients arc striolly VK-IEPAULB, audo*
prescribcil by nil educated Physicians in their practice.
APPLE BUTTER, MINCE MEAT, CURRENTS, CITRON
DRIED APPLE,, DEI ED FIGS, RAISINS, NUTS,
ORANGES, APPLES, COCOA NUTS, BANANAS,
PINE APPLES, JELLIES, CANDIES, RON BY,
GINGER PRESERVES, PRIZE POXES, PICKLES, ' MUSTARD,
ASSORTED PRESERVES, CANNED FRUITS, CANNED MEATS,
CHOW CHOW, SAUCER*
HEAVY GROCERIES, LIQUORS, WINES,
TOBACCOS & SEGARS.
All the above goods is ofi'ircd at very LOW PRICES,
OHARLETON S. ,C.
THE VERY BEST FELTlLIZERS for COTTON. CORN WHEAT, T??t.i
other Crops, prepared under the Special Supervision of the Company 's Oh mi. i
JULIAN RA VEN EL,
SOLUBLE G??NO, dish ?.'>(!, Time (Nov. l<t). $">..
ACl? PHOSPHATE; Cntdi$83, Time (Nov. 1st), $3S.
We offer u very Liberal Discount on tho above Rates for Cn*h Sales, prepaid.
Address K. C. WILLIAMS, Treasurer, Key Box ISO.
WILLIAMS, BLACK & WILLIAMS, Agents, No.;8 South Atlantic Wharf.
SOLL AGENT at ORANGKBURG, So Ca.
I'VE GOT IT!
EVERYTHING a man, Woman, or Child any w.mt.
Arc UNSURPASSED in any Family Grocery in tho State, whilo
]SLY WHISKEYS. !B RAUMES
\ WINKS loot tho PREMIUM at the FAIR. Thoso who want SOMETHING GOOD
for tho llolidnvs, should come and INSPECT my STOCK at ouoe. I guarautoc good
BARGAINS and SOUND ARTICLES.
AUGUTUS FISCHER, Grocer.