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J. FELDER MEYERS, Assistant Edi tor.
W T Ligbtfoot has opened another
store. Bully for him.
"Widnetdoy wot almost like an April
spring day. The weather was delight
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Mat Alhrccht has a fino lot ofgro
ccriea, liquors, cigars, &c, on hand.
Give him a call if you want a barguiu.
^anuon Jr. is now employ
Why is our State Trcasuror like a
oar dozer? Because his name is Car
dozn, nud because he can sleep and
snore like the de\il on the train.
"We lublisdi in full ou our Grst page
the report ol the Board of Directors and
Treasurer of the Agricultural and Me
chanicol Scciety of Orangcburg County.
?ibtruuk & Riser have a fiuc stock
on band, and sell low tor cash. It wiH
be to the odvantngcXfVthbfeeliit'wsfelo^
good bargains to give them a call.
On Thursday night laat the Rev
Mr. Campbell delivered an eloquent
lecture ou temperance in tho buscment
of the Presbyterian Church. Tho Or
der is becoming very, strong.
Judge Reed passed the sentonoe of
death on four murderers in Charleston
on Tuo day of this week. These makes
is it that some of our County
will not recognize each other
trects, and sneak into dark cor
engage in earnest co n versa
un showed us some of tho un
tt?uCu Ouunuii'sthe ot?r-i
tr day that we oversaw. Wallace's
fivt-t supply of cabbages aro out. *" Ho
has a i.ew ?-Uf.p!y however each one of |
'vbk-h is ?s big os Charlie Hull.
Why is it that Mr. James Connon Sr.,
v-ur excellent tailor, prefers measures
l<u men when .a gurmcut is to be
fitted ? Because he preposca to wait
and go for the men when the bill is to
frozen to death. ? Columbia Phoenix.
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Should it turn out that he has not
'?been frozen to death" but is still alivo
the Phoenix scribblers had.better keep a
eharp look out. It wouldn't be healthy
lor them should he enter their sanctum.
Tl.e County Commissioners met on
Tuesday last and transacted Important
' business. AVe are glad that they keep
an eye on the aflairs ol the County.
We learn that tho roads in Commis
in his cap.
We have be*, "hown a letter from
President Mogratb of tho So. Ca. Rail
Road to a merer .ot of our town, offer
ing to pass all building material (wood
or brick,) over his road at half rotes,
where Euch articles are to bo used in
rebuilding our Town This is certaiu
]y o liberal and kindly act'in the So. Ca.
Rail Road Company. 0s? aJIADiJt
Attention is called to the sale of the
well known property in this town, on
Amelia Windsor and Frederick Streets,
advertised to be sold on Monday next.
Tiwi-e is a large residence and conven
icnt outbuildings on the place, and we
understand that after reserving ample I
and for the samel lev^r^)8?AXizcM
lota will be sold eligible for oottago rest
Tho News and Courier publishes tho
rules of the game of draw poker, as
drawn up by Minister Sohenok, and
evidently likes them, judging from the
importance it gives to them by its
voluminous use of head lines, &c. If the
pair that carry on tho Neioii and Corn
ier establishment be as successful at
"draw poker" as they have been in their
be nMmp e^^^lWM
lure to declare participation in tho gamo
a capital offense. They would ruin
The firm of Straus ft Street has boon
dissolved by mutual oonseut. Tho busi
ness will bo carried on bercaftcrj by
Messrs. Straus, tyi&t&#$nJ 11 Bowles,
EBq^Tlvuklfr^ tftkrBft ffl? and we in
vito.nlteution.: toftheir *-&?^rti.somout;.
J. P. Harley <fc Co's advertisement ap
pears in another column. At t^ioir^
store otf tho corner of Russell aim
Broughton stroets can bo found a full
assortment of dry goods, groceries, shoes
&o, which can bo had cheap for cash
Mr. Phillip Gcrlach, tho build* r of
Coruclsou's beautiful store, raised our
new office on Wednesday last. Ho
promises to have it ready lor us ^ioxt
week, and as ho never calculates wildly,
wc arc Fafe in saying that unless some
hefaH/Pus, \ ^fie?
rs will Be pritifW'
nieu^. fsince th
ixing the kindness
of our neighbors of tho 2\'mes in having
our paper printed off on their press, jand
for which favor we acknowledge I our
gratitude to Messrs. Mcllichamp .and
In the next issue of this paper, j or
soon thereafter, wo will publish iu .full
the testimony taken in the Uumbjcrt
Audrew8 allair, together with suudryiaffi
davits showing where a "neat little pile"
of the people's money went. Wo would
bavo.douo so before now, but si nee the
fire our facilities for printing more than
a modicum of local news, have been
so meager that we decided to defer tho
matter. Our now office will be finished
within a week's time, after which wo
promiso to givo our readers a better lo
cal paper. .
FIRE AT BRANCH VILLE?
We learn that a fire broke out in
Branchvillo on Wednesday night ab^out
12 o'clock. The alarm was given and
up anew, und the
citizens did not succeed in extinguishing
it until tho old rail road car shed, with
the store aud dwolliu?: of Mr. Fred
Damish had been totally destroyed
Further than this the towu did not feuf
fer. Wo have not ascertained the ca|tse
of the conflagatiou up to going to press.
Will A. give us tho particulars uext
\:CbRNJSlSON'S STORE AGAIN?
Wo were shown throught this tin
mensc establishment on yesterday ;by
Mr. John Banner. To say that ov^ry
nook and corner thereof are crowdM
with goods for the people, would not ;be
a stretch of tho truth. Aud yet Mr
Banner assured us that there were
more goods on the way. Tho question
is, What will Coruelson do with them ?
TWC)r^|| has orfo|Jiy Calicoes al mo j to
yrcff-^^ydross ^r/ejftry woman in the
county. " The fact of it is Mr Cot nelson
has a store for the people, and just such
a corps of clerks as uro calculated [ton
make friends. We saw G. W. B. there
as smiling as a basket of chips.
MTmHUim0* T0 THE ACRE-.
Mr. J. C. Kruden, Agent for
Cheatuin's Prolific Cotton Seed, paid
our Town a visit during last week wich
samples of this wonderful cotton. He
oxhibitcd to us fourteen inches of a stalk
which had thirty-soven boles upon it,
appearance of a huge white crane.
Messrs Bull, Scovill & Piko arc tija
Agents at this place, and will furnish,
seed to those who aro tired of making
but a half bale to tho acre. The cotton
hau been warranted to be what it is
represented, aud when it shall become
to be cultivated in our County we will
grow rich fast.
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Our gallant Fire Company, tbjo
^ot&pPAmerica, celebrated tho Auni
vorsary on Monday afternoon last. The
Company paraded through tho principal
Streets, accompanied by the Elliotts
The following officors were elected to
serve the ensueing year ;
Vice President?J P Harley
3d Director?F 8 Dibblo
4th Director?J M Frith
Secretary?J L lloidtman
Solicitor?J F Izlar
Surgeon?Dr A C Dukes
Axemen?Augustus Fischer and Er
THE CAMD EN FIRE?
On Saturday morning last about 4
o'clock a destructive fire broke out in
Camdcn Tho post office, together with
the auditor's, treasurer's, Ge.. Koi
Shaw's law offices, the stores of J C
Rollings aud Johu Page, aud Mr.
'.Mcrouoy's dwelling, wcro all dostroyod.
The greater portion of the goods in tho
stores, and all papers, oto., in tho post
office wero 'Baved. Mr. Moronoy'e loss
was. yery hoavy. -When Mrs. Moronoy .
lcTtj.jthe house tho flumes wore rushing
1U 'at' the dd?r. ''" M". (joVs'o earuo very
ucar losiug his life. As he stepped out
ef the post office door the top of tho
building fell in. There would have
Deqn , a grrater'cpnflogration had it not
been for Dr. Young's book store, a firo
proof building, which chocked tho
a .from going-Fartlier South* Mr.
n Meroncy (broth?r to W A Me o
ncy of this place) has sufferod soverly
by tho fire, as all the bail lings dos -
troyed belonged to him, and were with
OUt insurance It seems that disasters
from fire appear to be going tho rounds
of the State. Abbeville, Union, Sura
'teti,^ Chester,- Graugeburg and Kcrshaw
CouhticB have already Buffered terribly.
Wo extend to Mr. Merouey our sytnpa
SOLICITOR Ii UTTZ?A TT EM CT TO
TAKE HIS LIFE? .
A considerable stir was created in the
neighborhood of the Charleston Court
hbTuso about half-past one o'clock on
M&nuny afternoon la^t by an affray, in
which Solicitor .C W Butt/, was shot iu
two places by. Detective Win Jlord,
colored. Hord, it seems, had threaten
ed Cupt. Hcndricks iu King Street on
tho previous Saturday night, and tho
latter on Monday morning obtained u
warrant for. Hord's arrest from Justice
Levy, who allowed the accused a lew
hours in winch to obtain $1,000 bail.
During this interval Ilord, who wasi
somewhat under the influenae of liquo r,
appro.iohed;Buttz, according to ^ocounts
importuning him to become his secur ity
Whatever passed between them, Solio.
tor Buttz gave him no encouragement,
and walked off into the court in tho
rear of the Courthouse, lie had not
been there many minutes when Ilord
again c&mo up, and drawing out his
] ibtol fired squarely at Solicitor Butt/,
tho ball passing through the left lappol
ol" tho ooat, through tho etat, waistcoat
and underclothing, and inflicting n
slight wouud on the left brcosf, just
below vm f c\dlurbohc. Butt'/, then
turned, un'a Ilord fired again, the ba'-j
this time taking effect in the Solicitor's
left hip, nud causing a Blight flesh
wound. Hord firod*Tp'tf*ovhor ihuTy,-4
both of which missed their aim, and
he!ere die Could lire the filth he was
hurled to the ground by bystanders and
secured. The pistol was a Colt's army
live-shooter.' Hord was immediately
arrested and sent to jail, We trus'.
that the man who thu- attempted to
deprive this Circuit of so faithful ai I
efficient an officer, will receive thu
severest'punishment id'the hir.
ORASGEUURG SINCE THE EIRE?
.On the 5th of la-it month th 4 whol o I
business portion of,our .. lown was re
duce\l'to ashest ' There was nothing loft
of/ the ii|any beautiful-etores that liued
Kussel street, before that latal morning,
except solitary chimneys hero uid there,
which stood up as mute reminders of the
terrible confhmation which had so com
ph tely razed ?co(.tho ground the beauty
oftOran'gequrg. The savings of many
yoW^bf^llrW* Work took wings, as it
wcro, with tho lurid flam 19, ?ud bale
adieu to the place that would know
them no more forever* Iu this m?nqer
fond hopes were bligh'ed, strong oner
gics paralyzed, and some of our best
citizens reduced to circumstances which
they had never thought were in
store fore them. But this sad cha pter
in their lives has been written by the all
consuming breath of firo upon the tabltts
of sorrowing memories, apd loiijr will
il'b? before many of our people will leel
other than sorrowful on the anniversaries
to come of the 5tii day of January, 1875
A new Spring, it is true, is upou us, but
tlie verdaocy, the flowers aud tho pt>r
fumes which it will usher into new lit':,
will not obliterate the remetnboranco of
the firo nor restore to Orangeburg her
But as man proposes, aul Ood di s
poses, and as our old office was disposed
of in a very summary way, wo propose
to dispose of the dark side of this pie
fture, und...propose the healthsot t!e>.
H. .Comelson, Wr T Bight foot, M
a Id recht nna^vallaco Cannon. VIud
nix like those gentlemen h ive risen
from the ashes and are at it again.
They are square on their feet once mor c
and propose to sthnd there until di*
posed of by a rapid transit from this
^worTd to the next. Thus Orange mrg
is looming up again. Wo hear ruumora
to tho effect that otio part ol Hussol.
street is to bo graced with brick bin Id
ing8. Our informant had no devilish
twinklo ill his oyo while imparting this
bit of news", to I us, ami'as it has; no vor
been bis- misfortuno to ocouny any
Notice of Dismissal.
(jhc inolli fri tu ilnlc I shall file with tho
Riloy and si
ot" Ornngeburg County, my
is guardian of Freeman IV.
for dismis.-ul from such
on an D. RITjKV-.
Ojrnngcburg, February g, 1875 It
Notice of Dismissal.
ESTATE OF LUCINDA K. IIERLONG
Notice is hereby given that on the t?Brd
lay! of March 1875,, I will tile my final
account as Administrator jjf said Estate. amC
will I petition tlio Probate Cjurt for u final
Fjbruary 17th 1875.
/ E. II. GRAVES,
I Administrator of said Estate
fel lit) 1875 3t
Ry Pirtuo of Sundry Executions to ine di
tcd', 1 will sell to tho higncsf bidder, at
Olingcburg C. II., on tho FIRST M?~?N
1?.V in March next, FOR CASH, al
Right,- Title and Interest of the Defend
s in the following Property, viz:
that tract of laml in Or.ingeburj
CotSty, containing '.17 acres, more or lens,
l>oilde<l by lamts of Est O M Dantzlcr and
BelMvillc llond. bo vi cd on as tJiu property
of Kisan Sparks Kein at tho suit of Mow
that (ract of land in said Count j con
(aiHng 2U0 accrs, more or less, bounded by
buA of Est., of Jos. A. McOrcw, llobcrt
Mow, YYi A. McOrcw, Johi^O. llungerpiler,
aii'Hoil.ea s. Levied on as the property of
5. McOrcw at the suit of \Y. J.
?AH Hint tract of hind in said County con
taining (i.^U acres, more or less, (lo ho sold
several parents) bounded by lands of
II. (i. Sheridan, S s. Ilaiglcr, Allen Daniz
lev and Margaret Tillev. Levied on an tin*
Darius s. l'ant/lcr at the suit of
Rast ^lor the- of Win.
II utto Assigenee.)
All that tract of land in said County con
taining 15*1 acres, more or less, hounded by
lands of James Adams, (Cephas Farrison,
Joe McMihnel, J. 1) Sinoak, T. K. Smpor
lits and Mrs. Johnson. Levied on as the
properly of John L. Humbert at tho suit of
the ?tuto of South Carolina.
infojierty of 1
All that tract of laml in said County con
taining ^iiifi acres, more or less, bounded by
lands of L?rick Fehler, Dr. O. M. Ott apd
K. W. Wannamaker. Levied on as tho pro
perty of L. I'. Collier a? the suit of Rull,
Scovill & Dike.
'day tho 2nd of March at the
loseph Drown about 60 bushels
Ids of Fodder and a lot of
on as tho crop of
int on crop Lieu
OATS, and to las assorted Stock of Godernl Merchandise, con
1" EACH ES,
y . r i
RACON, Dry Salt.
II AMS, bag^cg.
PICK I.Eli REEK.
ALE and SEGARS,
Of all Kinds.
HAZL1TT & CO.'S bitters.
ORAKEBUEG DRUG STORE
h Q. WANNANAKER
Can bo found a complete Stock of
DRUGS. CHEMICALS, PATENT MEDICINES, TOILET ARTICLE3,
TAINTS, OILS, FINK CIGARS AND TOBACCOS, &o.
I beg.icavoto express uiy GRATEFUL THANKS to the PUBLIC for the Liboral
Support n'i\'n n,? heretofore, and solicit a continuance of the same. I will diligently
serve the pood people of this County and viuinit.v as PRACTICAL COMPOUND/?!! of
MEDICINES, both DAY and NIGHT, and assure strict and prompt attention to all orders
entrusted to ray care
J?~ PARTICULAR ATTENTION given to the PURITY of MEDICINES. "t?t
feb20 *35 1S75 ly
IF YOU WANT
Dry 1 G?ods, Groceries, Tobacco, Shoos, &c,
BKA It IM MIND tli it it may bj graatly to YOUR EN TBR^Vt to exam
inc the Stock of
SISTRUNK & RISER,
Buforo purchasing elscwhcro.
Thoy arc to be found in the N IiW STOHIi in roarofMer/rs. BULL,
SCOVILL & PIKE, and will bo glad at all times to see thoir friends ani tho
Public generally. /
ich 6 1875 y j
I ' Nil,
One month from dato I shall ftlo with tho
Probate Judge of this County my final
account | as Administratrix of Benjamin
Rush and ask for my discharge as such
rg Co., S. 0. Feb. 13 l^TTA.
1B7? . 8t
l^slato Xotlcc?All perflona
Iii having claims against tho Estato cf tho
lato Esido J. Oliveros, deconssd will present
the same, properly attested, to tho ander
signed; and all persons indebted aro re*
quested to mako immediate paymcptto
E. ROSA C. OLIVERS,
Ornngtbnrg, S. C, Fubruary 8-h 1875.
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