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VOLUME 10. SATURDAY MORNING, JANUARY 20, 1877. NUMBER 48
School & Kindergarten
The Exorcises of the SCHOOL conducted
by Rev. J. II. UASKKLL and Sisters, will
be resumed, at their Residence on Russell
St., on Monday 4th September.
English Course (Primary ami Intermedi
Academic Course, $3.00
German, French, Latin and Greek
Extra each, 50c.
Elements of Music and Drawing with
Calisthenics, will be taught Free
The undersigned is prepared to organize
and teach Classes of Young Men or bailies
th? u-ual collegiate branches, Chwrics
Mathematics Sc., as well as Stenography
or Abort Hand Private lessons in Instru
mental music will be given when desired
'J. BACHM AN IIASK ELIi.
J ?ri J. (!? WANXA M A K Kit is in (tiw
\<sr?>iou of the Receipts ami Prescription
Books of the late Dr. E. J. Oliveros. All
prisons desiring to get any of the aliove
W'pnrations or Renewal of Prescriptions
)nn do 50 by calling on
Dr. WANN AM.\K Kit,
At bis Drug Store.
The Store Houseon the Corner of Itiuvel 1
and Market Street, formely occupied |?y Ji
W, Moseley. There is no better business
stand in Orangeburg. Eor terms apply to
T. C Am>i:kws.
Orangeburg S. C.
The fast trotting tborough-bred ftt alii ?11
"Kill stand for the Fall seas*n at niv st allies.
M?M1URN? TR?STKK, hv Mainbrliib
Medlov, he by Ohl Manibriiio'Ohief; Mam
^ rino Medley's lirst dam hv Young Medley,
n Gnc race mare, m coi.il ?bin. by Si uley;
third dam hy Trn.-tee; fourth dam liy
Mauibrino Trustee's l!;-t ?Inn >U*nriy
Donncv, bv llbb-llni; l.i-t <? no hv i.aily
Wood lord, *by Sir V'illiar. Wo^lbrd, 1,'eliy
Wood ford; liivi dato by lierirnnd.
iiainbt iiib Tutsi? ?? w as bred by George
W. Ogdcii. V lights Station, Kent'iieky
t'entral Hail Road, ISoufbon County,
Kentucky, lie is live vet's old, and lin>
iiol had much hand lb g but what had .-how
?d >plendid action. II? trotted on the
Columbia track hisl t:ill at the rate of'J.l-V
T1IA1?. C. ANDREWS
I 'rangchurg Lively and sale stable**.
P. h. 15o:iid for a lev mares can he had at
aug 19 tf
COL, AS BURY COWARD
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AlnBjJOTps of able PrafossotTi. ^
Oaomuato otn/lt uC Anna, npaxatuB otu. fur Ihunmgjb
?jawdal ond physical training. iovat icm noted for
|M|UUiNNH jj08?c?almj railroad.and telflAwjUl
^hdUtfasYHir ?hutrolcd Catalogue am^rtoEriiicipal.
dec 11 1S75 if
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ROBERT J EN N V.
Imnortcr and Manufacturer
HARNESS & SADDLES.
lias the pleasure to inform the Public
that he has Received a heavy Sloek from
tho North of every description what belong*
to a first class Saddlery Establishment.
Also wish to draw particular attention in
his Stock of
LADIES RIDING SADDLES
and his assortment of
Trices lower then ever.
Good Saddles at ?3.30.
The Two Story Building in the Town of
Lcwisville. The first Story titled up as a
Store, complete in all respects. The second
Story arranged foi a Residence.
For particulars apply to
aug. 5 tf
According to the latest improvements in
WOLFE & CAL.VERT
over Willcock's Store, arc prepared to
execute anything in their line.
Guaranteeing a faithful attendance to
business, they respectfully ask a continu
ance of the patronage, which has hereto
fore been extended to tho old firun of
Shidt r. Wolfe & Calvcrt.
All Work Guaranteed.
Been to Columbia.
Well, Jake, you's bin to Columbia
what am do news ?
Ol), nuttin much. De "lection am
ober nn de Democraks carried de
De laws o'mc you don't say so.
Yes but I docs do.
Why I tort Chamlin 'lected.
Well, you see how it is Jake, de
Democraks as I said carried do State.
Den de Publickins left it to de Turn in
Hoard, dat is like do big wheel of
fortun; you members de wheel of
fortuu dat was here nigh on to two
years ago, dat Mas Bully was in wid
when 1 loss twenty dollars right slap
I Yes I member em well, dem was
Yes hut dc Trial Justice was
.-harper en dem, he jist knock ?10')
dollcrs on ten 'em quicken you could
Yes but you nobber got you
No but de Trial Justice did, and
what mo, dem fellows failed to cum
back. Knty so now?
Wasn't doy back here last winter
when dcy robbed a sppctablc decon in
de church o?ten fifty dollars?
Dem was dc tree-card fellows what
bets on de money an you put your
money down on dc man card and
turns ober an de man ain't, dar an
your money gone. Dey was here
but Mus J ully euch cm and de Trial
.Justice jest lift em outii all dey had
an dey uebber cum back.
Well dc Tunin Board is jist like
I dem. You puts your money down an
w hen you sho to win, you tundc de
board round?an an de money's
J see?jisi so.
Well ortcr dc lection do voted all
w? Iit to ('olumbia, de Democraks as I
.-aid, carried de State but de Publicans
I owned a tunin board which i listed
h'tuntil like a wagon wheel was laid
down flat like de tun table, on du
Dey eluded to put (lM dc votnsonto
tic tunin board an as de Publicans
owned de board and did de tunin, dcy
was sho to win.
De Publicans put Acre men undor
ncaf dc board to do de tunin, and
arter all de votes ware in dey com
menced tunin, hh as dey k ncwed jist
how far to tun by couutin, de wheel
Hopped right at de box wid de num
ber 41,001 nn sho nuff when de box
was opened Chamblins name an Car
ilozlos name one Haynes name un nil
de names on de Publicans ticket wns
dare, an dey was clared lected.
You don't say so? an dey nebber
coIch em ?
Well you sec de Democraks den
brought in the Spreme Coat, which I
(ell you wns a mighty line Coat, an
dey all commence zamining do coat,
an art or a while dey eluded tie Board
was tunnud de wrong way and dcy
eluded to give it anodcr twist, not
knowing hut dat de men underneaf
would know jist how far to tun. Rut
dey was bamboozled an at flustercated
? dey didn't know wat to de, dey didu't
I calclcrato on its tunin backwards, so
dey stopped it by guess an when de
I box was opened it was do Hampton
box wid all de Democraks names in
it an dey wns clared lected?Do Toll ;
Unty I tell you so? Den dc Now
Nitcd States Army got on top oh dc
board an I lcf.
Couse it was all cheat, whoeber
heard ob a tunin hoard till dem Ras
cals cheat nip outen my twenty
Oh couse de last lected man is de
one dats Conner, dats whaU de
matter wid hunnh.
You puts your money down and
loses, you put you money down agin
and wins, do money's you'ru aint \t.
Well dats do way wid dc Cobnor,
De Publicans said heads I win tails
you lose and risked dc chances and
won. Dcy deu tried it ober and lost.
I Do Dcmocraks won, and line on do
I winin side all dc time. An if I was
Gobncr I'd bun ebery tuniu board in ;
de State und hub mc a Sprcmc Coat
cost what it would. Den I'dsec who
<lo de eheatin.
Fun with a Spider.
Spiders, in many respects, arc just
like other animals, and can he tamed
and petted, and taught a great many
lessons, and which they will learn us
readily as a dog or cat, But you
must take the trouble to study their
ways, and get on the good side of
ihchi. One day 1 had been reading
in a book how spiders managed to get
their webs across streams and roads,
and from the top of a till tree to
another. I went out and caught n
large garden spider?one ot those
blue graw sprawling fellows, and fixed
him up for my experiment. I took a
stick about eighteen inches in length,
and fastened a piece ol iron to one
end of it, so that the stick would
stand upon that end of itself. Then I
pat this in the center of a large tub
half full of water, and placed the
spider on top of the Stick; I wanted
to sec if it could get to "land," which
was the edge of the tub, without any
help. Ho ran down first one bide the
stick and then the other. Each time
he would stop when he touched the
water, and shaking his foot as the cat
docs would run upagam. A t last ho
came to the concl jsion that ho was
entirely surrounded by water?on an
island in fact. After i cmai iiing pi?r
fcetly quiet for a long while, during
which, 1 have no doubt, he was arrang
ing his plans, he begun running
around to the top of the stick, and
throwing out great coils of web with
bis hind feet. Jn a few minutes little
fine strings of web were floating in the !
siignt hroe/.emat was mowing. Atter
a liMle, one of these threads touched
the edge of the tub, and stuck fast, as
all spider webs will do. This was just
what air. .Spider was looking for, and
the next minute he took hold of bis
web, and gave a jerk as a sailor dues
with a rope when he wishes to see how
strong it is, or make it fast. Having
satisfied himself that it was fast at the
other end, he gathered it in till it was
tight and straight, and then ran on it
to the shore?a rescued castaway.?
An Englishman and a frenchman
fought a duel, in summer time; aud
not to make the act public, and the
better to satisfy their conscience in
case of the result proving fatal they
agreed to fight in a darkened room
The Englishman, unwilling to take
his antagonist's life generously fired
up the chimney?and brought down
the Frenchman. "When I tell this
story in French,' pleasantly added
the narrator, "I make tho English man
go up the chimney."
A theatrical critic, who had both
legs and arms broken, all of his ribs
slaved in, and one side of his head de
molished by the falling of the floor of
the opera-house in Sacramento, on
the. 19th, characteristically remar
ked, as he was being conveyed to tho
hospital an a stretcher : '?This is the
first time I ever knew tho Peak fami
ly to bring down the house."
A criminal gives no pity?the rob
ber would make his victim poor, tho
murderer stints not to make widows
ot* wives aud orphans of innocent
children. Why, then, should crimi
nals rcceivo that which they never
Mexico's peculiar school-ways in
matters ofatate arc those of pronoun
cing and denouncing. It is affirmed
that wholo regiments in Iglcsius' ar
my have pronounced for Diaz, as al
so many States.
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"Look a-har," remarked a granger,
to a Main street lunch room last week,
"your office is O. K.; your hash is
about correct, but ain't your eggs a
lectle too ripo V"
Hopeless case: Tho full grown
young man who calls his mother his
"maw" and his iather his "paw."
The Bennett?May Duel.
They Ei.udk Those on the Watch
and have Their Fun-?The "Bio
Bobber" Probably Wounded in
the Ric:ht A p.m.
New York, January 0.?The
latest reporis regarding the Bennett
May duel are as follows : Mr. Ben
nett left here Thursday and went to
(Boston. This was a ruse to draw off
the attention of the public. lie did
not know where the combat would be
fought, tho arrangements being left,
.to his friends, Mr. 8. JI. Robert son.
[Mr. Fred. May, of Baltimore in the
meantime arrived as second, and
with Mr- Robertson, the terms of
meeting or details ol lime and place,
and weapons, etc., were arranged.
The place selected was Slaughter
Station, Kent County, Delaware, not
far from the > aryland line. This
region is very sparsely settled. Mr.
May offered to provide a brace ol
duelling pistols and his oiler was ac
On Friday night Mr. Bennett,
effectually disguised, returned from
Boston, pnssed hurriedly through
New York, and took the night train
on the Pennsylvania Railroad, hav
ing been joined by his second and by
Dr. Charles Phclps, who went in the
capacity surgeon. They went to Balti
more, where they received a letter
from Mr. Fred May, of that city,
containing formal announcement to
the second of the Bennett party of the
preciso time and place. The parties
'arrived at Slaughter Station yester
day morning, and the duel was fought
at two o'clock in an open space iu the
" Mr. May, his second, Fred May
'.Viri T;f?Mniin?n bi.'#sur?reon, were
first on the ground, 'i he men were
placed hack to back at ten paces dis
tant. Roberts >n gave the word, and
the two men turned and fired almost
simultaneously. May staggered, hut
Hennett stood for a moment holding
his still smoking pistol almost in the
position in wit ich he hail bred. Dr.
Tighhunan ran forward to Mr. May
and examined his wound, lie thought
it would not prove fatal, but was of
such a nature as to prevent hint from
having an equal chance with his
antagonist at a second shot.- T he
wound was iu the leg. Mr. Bennett
and his parly immediately returned
to Philadelphia, and May was carried
to '.he house of a relative.
Later?Bennett't Suroeon in
New Yohk, January 10.?Dr.
Charles Phclps, who was connected
with the May-Bennett duel, was sub
poenaed before the grand jury to-day
by the district attorney to testify con
cerning it. lie refused to answer
any questions, on the ground that he
would criminate himself, and being
brought before Judge Gildersleevo in
the Court of G cneral Sessions and
still refusing, he was committed to the
city prison for thirty days for con
tempt of court.
The counsel for Dr. C. Phclps ap
plied to Judge Donahue of the
Supreme Court for a writ of habeas
corpus. The petitioner says he was
subpoenaed before the grand jury and
asked to answer certain questions
tending to show that he was cogniz
ant of Fotne alleged crime which had
occurre d out of the jurisdiction of this
court, which he refused to answer,
and was committed for alleged con
tempt of court. That the grand jury
had no jurisdiction to inquire into tho
matter, because the answer to their
questions would tend to expose him
to prosecutions in another State for
felony, wherefore he prays for a writ
of habeas corpus, &c. Judge Dona
hue granted the writ and made it re
turnable in the Supreme Court Th?rs
day morning. The following are the
questions asked by the grand jury :
"On leaving New York on Sunday
did you sec James Gordon Bennett?"
"Where did you last see him V "Did
you know of any hostile meeting hav
ing occurred between Mr. Bennett
and Mr. May ?" "After leaving Now
York Sunday, when and where did
you sec Mr. Bennett?" "At whose
request or intervention did you leave
New York on Sunday?"
How Ben Hill Looks.
Mr. Hill is now fifty-three years of
age, is a Georgian by birth, and a
man of fine personal apcarance, being
above the average height, lithe and
sinewy, without any appearance of
leanness. He has a square face, large,
steady glancing, blue-eye.?, a thin
lipped, firm set mouth, the upper lip
cleanly shaven always, with a full,
clipped beard. His hair is rather
bristling and slightly wavy, standing
up and hack from his forehead, and
is, together with his whiskers, of a
yellowish brown color, with a small
bald spot on the crown. He possesses
an exceedingly pleasant almost musi
cal voice, and is graceful and easy iu
gcslicu'ation. The most character
istic point connected with bis personal
bearing in tho peculiar manner in
which he habitually carries his head,
which he docs by (hopping his chin
ahnest upon his breast, and looking
up and out from under his eyebrows.
This he docs alike in walking and sit
ting, hut when speaking ho throws hu
head up and square Mr. Hill is one
of the most scholarly men iu congress
and is a great lover of books and
home. He is never seen about the
hotel lobbies or roiling around as the
common run of congressmen do, and
he is never absent from the house
whenever any matter of importance
is under discussion, for his peculiar
attitude will always arrest the eye of
the observer as ht> sits somewhere
near the man who may bespeaking,
so that he hears clearly what is g>iu g
on in the noi y chamber.
ri. '\ nu'i Kitu - minim"-,u ....
stupid than English wit. The writers
for the many comic journals of Eng
land look into the daily papers and
usually pun, in a gawky way, with
some word. Is anything more stupid
than this from Punch : "The Russian
fleet?ivl ?h lie cuts and runs."?.V. 1'.
Our lady readers will be pleased to
learn that the fashion plates for gentle
men's christmas slippers show no
change from the styles of tlic last fifty
years. They will continue to display
a breed of dogs having blue ears,
cardinal red eyes, and bodies the size
of a balloon afllioted with the dropsy.
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'?Oar'sgwine to be wall," remarked
a colored citizen, "an' all you nig
gabs might jes'\s well git ready for
active business.'* '-Which side shall
wc take?" asked one of hearers. "Yes
niggahs can take jes'what side yer
please; I'se gwine to take de Canada
Mr. Rosen borough, living near
Sardis, Mississippi, has been digging
a most extraordinary well. At the
depth of se%enty five feet a large gum
or walnut log was struck. The next
morning an Irishman and negro wore
suffocated in said well .
"1*1111 down your ear a moment; I
want to look down the street," said a
man on Main street yesterday, to a
traveler just ahead of him. The
traveler meekly iohlcd his cars under
his hat and passed mournfully on. He
was frrfm Chicago.
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A Chi he? e lottery man arrested in
San Francisco the other day, tried to
explain by saying : "Me seile ticket
ono dollah, maybe you don't makee
hundred dollah, get little picco nice
paper lookee like hundred dollah,
alle same, jes' good for big fool."
In enumerating the arguments]u
favor of evolution, professor Huxley
omitted to state that a man loves to
have his back scratched as well a as
hog, but ho can't express his satisfac
tion as keenly, because he hasn't any
tail to wag.
The Turk hold out yet against com
bined Europe, with a prospect of fi
nally triumphing. The crescent
evidently not destined to ho blotted
out this time at any rate.
Stuffing for Poultry or Fish?One
cup of bread crumbs; I egg; 1 teacup
full mushed potatoes; butter size of ati
egg; savory, sage, pepper and salt.
The above with the addition of a
chopped onion is excellent, for goose,
duck, or wild meat of any kind, i r
Smoked Geese-Breasts?Cut but tho
breasts of young, fat, and w jll olcauerl
geese, rub them well with a little salt
peter, place iu a jar or other vessel,
with a weight upon them. Let them
remain thus; for ten days, after which,
put them in smoke for two weeks.. ; [
Calves' or Pigs' Pect ? Blanco
Mange?Boil one set of feet iu four or
five quarts of water, with salt. When
reduced to one quart, strain; add quo
quart of milk, using any flavor agree
able. Then boil the whole fifteen
minutes, and sweeten; and strain ami
pour into moulds.
The Uses of Charlotte Rus3e?Line
a dish with a sponge cake; heat to
nearly the boiling point pue pint of
milk, and stir in briskly half a cup
of corn starch dissolved iu three table
spoonfuls of cold water; cook for ?
minute; then add half a cup of white
sugar, and pour the mixture into the
dish. Serve hot. >
Liver?Venice Fashiou?Take a
couple of onions, finely eh jpped and
fry l hem in oil and butter, with plenty
of chopped sweet-herbs, till quite
done. Just before serving throw into
the same frying-pan ono pound of
liver coarsely chopped; fry all togeth
er, but not long, as the liver.does not
require much cooking.
Turnips a la Creme?Take small
new turnips; peel and boil them in
salted water; drain them thoroughly.
Melt one ounce of butter iu a sauco
pan, add to it a desertspoonful of flour,
?poppe., ami,, graieci irtIJm?yi?i^J _r?
small quantity of milk or cream;'put
in the turnips; simmer gently a few
minutes, and ssrye.
Pumpkin Short-Cake?Ouo cup
stewed and strained pumpkin or
squash, one cup of oatmeal porridge,
and one cup of water. Beat these up
together, and then add three cups
fine Graham flour. Mix thoroughly*
spread half an inch thick on ba,king;
tin, and bake half an hour in a.good
oven. Cover for ten minutes, aud,
serve wor m or cold.
Veal Cheese?Obtain a shoulder of
vealji take out the bone, cut the mcai
into small pieces, *add just water
enough to cover it; slew until lender;
takeout all pieces of gristle; miucojf
fine, and return to the liquor it,was
boiled in; then add one pound of cold
boiled pork chapped fine, one table
spoonful of salt, ono tablespoonftil of
pepper and mace, sonic sweet herb?;
and two well-beaten eggs; put all into,
au earthen dish, with a plate on the
top, and bake one. hour. To be eaten
Jokes arc like nuts?the, dryer
they are the better they crack.
"An eel is not as slippery as a poli
tician, but it can live on water,
About 2000,000 young salmons
have been distributed in the Virginia
Tbc adjutant general of Virginia
now gets tho magnificent salary of
?100 per anuum.
Tramps arc committing all sorts of
depredations on the railway trains iu
A nutnbci of Colored pcoplo aro
emigrating from Ilenry county, Ten
nessee-, to Illinois.
An organized band of collored cot
ton thieves has been discovered at
Charlotte, North Carolina.
Next to throwing kittens into a
mill pond tho saddest sight is that of
a lady at a church fair drowning two ?'
or three poor littlo oysters iu a gallou .
of thin milk.
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"Keep a reliable friend always at
hand," such Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup
has eminently provcu itself to be. -
Thousands of testimonial. Try it.
Price, 25 cents.