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Eighty girls employed in Quernand's
silk mills at Jersey City struck for
eight hours as a day's work on Satur
day and left the looms at 4 o'clock.
The foreman locked the doors and
laughed at them, whereupon they
threw him out of the window.
Col. J. B. Folsom, of New York,
states that his granddaughter, Miss
Frankie Folsom,* will be married to
President Cleveland in June. She and
her mother have completed the selection
of her wedding trousseau in Europe
and are now on their way home.
While transporting a load of dele
gates of the Knights of Honor from
the depot in Georgetown on the night
of the 20th, the horses ran off and one
of them was so badly hurt as to neces
sitate his being killed. A one-armed
occupant of the vehicle was injured
A row is brewing in the South Caro
lina free trade club. Its president, Mr.
Dargan, indulged in a little free trade
buncombe, spiced with abolition cant,
recently in a meeting at Brooklyn, and
some of the members of the club have
quit in consequence. We hope our
brethren of the free trade club will
live in peace.
We admire the way the News and
Courier sticks to the Charleston base
ball team. Every time the club gets
worsted, our cotemporary comes out
the next morning and explains the
whole thing away, giving every excuse,
expect the right one, why the Charles
ton Club fares so badly at the Viands of
the visitors. _
The directors of the Eagle and
Phoenix cotton manufacturing compa
ny, of Columbus, Ga., have decided to
increase the wages of their operat ives
ten per cent., the increase to take place
May 1. About 2,000 operatives are
affected. No demand was made and
no dissatisfaction expressed at the
The Dakota member of the national
Democratic Executive Committee en
tered a meeting of the Congressional
Committee on Monday and denounced
Mr. Johnson, the member of that com
mittee from Dakota, as a spy and a
Republican in disguise. Johnson rose
and called him a liar. The matter is
to be investigated.
"We were pleased to sec by a late
number of the Palatka Herald that its
chief editor, G. W. Pratt. Esq., who had
been extremely ill, is again at his post.
On a visit sometime ago to Florida we
had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Pratt,
and his cordial greeting on that occa
sion made a lasting impression on us.
We wish Mr. Pratt and his excellent
journal many years of usefulness yet.
Tins government will have to pay
S130,000 indemnity for outrages com
mitted upon the Chinese in Washing
ton Territory. Every man participa
ting in these acts of murder and vio
lence was a foreigner. The letter
written by the Chinese minister to Mr.
Secretary Bayard expounding the mor
al law of all nations, is calculated to
make Christians blush for some of their
The inconsiderate and altogether too
previous friends of Blaine who do not
seem disposed to let him rest in his poli
tical retirement, are already suggesting
his renomination in 1888. There is quite
a stretch before that period arrives, and
lots of opportunity for the development
of Presidential candidates. In Blaine's
case it might not be inappropriate to
say in the words of the song: "Let the
Dead and the Beautiful Rest."
Jacob Miller, of Fountaindale, Pa.,
married his first cousin, and between
I860 and 1874 eleven children were born
to them. Of these all were of unsound
mind save one, a daughter by no means
bright, who is married. Eight others
are alive, and live of them are idiots
and the others little better. Mrs. Mil
ler is dead and her husband, who is a
prosperous farmer, lives alone with
his unfortunate children. He says his
misfortune is a 'Stroke of Providence."
A Florida girl hits written an open
letter to Jones, the love-sick Senator,
wanting to know why he has gone to
frozen Michigan "to waste his virgin
affections upon the marble hearts of an
unresponsive woman? Let him re
turn," says she, "to his own sunny land
of tlowers and bananas, where mocking
birds ever sing in the magnolia and
lemon trees, where the soft air is laden
with odor and orange llowers. Why
does he turn away from us. his own sis
ters of the balmy and languid South,
who long for his kisses? Come back!
Come hack! Oh, Jonesey, you old fool,
The Farmer's Convention' meets to
day in Columbia, and the question is
asked on all sides what can it do to bet
ter the condition of the fanner. This
question is not easily solved, as it is
hard to see what a convention can do
to make a non-paying business profita
ble. That farming, or, at least, our
method of farming, is unprofitable,
goes without saying. To be convinced
of this fact, we have only to look
around us, and we will see evidences of
it on every hand, but it is hard to see
how the convention is going to rfemedv
this unless it can induce our farmers
to change their mode of farming. No
man can have his smoke-house in Ten
nessee, his corn crib in Indiana, buy
his stock in Kentucky, and plant cotton
at 8 cents a pound and make a living.
Indeed, many farmers say it actually
costs more to produce cotton now than
thev can get for it. Why then plant
it. Why not raise corn, oats, meat and
stock, thus insuring the means of liv
ing, and only plant cotton as a surplus
stock to sell. This would reduce the
supply and in? the natural order of
things increase thedcmand. The reply
comes that "we arc in debt. We have
nothing to-run us through the year.
In order to live we must get advances
from the merchant. When we go to
him he says. How much cotton will
you raise? Cotton, and nothing but
cotton, can be pledged to the merchant,
or converted into money. If we go to
town with a load of corn, oats, or pota
toes, we have to hawk it aroqnd the
streets all day, and perhaps not find a
purchaser; if we go with a bag of cot
ton, a dozen buyers crowd around us
before we reach our destination. We
have no money to plant with?the
merchants who let us have the money
or provisions wants (otton and cotton
we must plant." In the language of
the Augusta Chronicle, from whose
columns the above extract is taken,
"what a state of affairs is this. The
! farmers no longer free agents, no longer
I Independent land-owners, .but simply
I tenants on their own farms?a body of
serfs obeying the mandates of the real
landowners, and growing poorer and
more dependent every year. This is no
.fancy picture. It is a mournful reality.
A prominent merchant in a country
town told the writer that he had re
corded over 400 mortgages on fanners'
lands and stock since the first of Jan
uary, and sixty in the past fifteen days.
This was but a single store in a single
county?think what a mass of encum
brances the records of the State must
show. No people can prosper under
such a system. The credit system as
at present carried on between our fac
tors, country merchants and farmers
means the inevitable impoverishment
and tuin of our planters, A farmer
will enter into any obligation for the
future so he Is relieved of present em
barrassment. He will contract to do
something that it is manifestly im
possible for him to do, and burden his
land with an encumbrance that must
in the end overwhelm it. There is but
one way out of all this. That is for
farmers to settle up their indebtedness,
and begin to live within their means.
This is not impracticable. Let the
planter who is fanning 1,000 acres,
with a mortgage on it, sell 500 o? them
and pay out. Let the man who is run
ning two hundred acres sell 100 or 150
if necessary to set him free, and so on
down. Then with fifty acres unencum
bered, and, owing no man anything, let
him raise his own corn, potatoes and
bacon. Let him raise what he requires
to live on, and let him live on what he
makes." This advice if followed would
make the fanners of South Carolina
masters of the situation in less than
five years, and nut them on the high
road to prosperity and wealth. If the
Fanner's Convention can iuduee the
farmers of this State to follow the ex
cellent advice given by the Augusta
Chronicle to the farmers of Georgia it
will not have been held in vain, -and
our farmers will become independent,
but if they continue "the suicidal poli
cy of planting cotton to the exclusion
of food crops and mortgaging their
lands to merchants who furnish sup
plies at high prices and ruinous rates
of interest," we agree with the Chroni
cle that it is only a matter of time
when the end must come.
Kich Girls und Matrimony.
Hich girls really do not stand in Chi
cago a first rate chance of getting first
rate husbands says the Mail. There are
not enough rich marriageble young
men to go around even if the rich girls
get them all; and they do not. Old
Walter Newberry, on his death, settled
on his three daughters?wholesome,
good-looking and sensible girls all of
them??'5500,000 apiece, which should go
to them and their husbands absolutely
whenever they married, provided the
husband would take the name of New
berry. All of them died spinsters.
There was not in all Chicago a self
respecting man worthy of the girls who
would sell himself out for 6500,000. A
man who is considerate does not often
venture to ask a girl to become his
wife when the station of the girl is
financially better than his. That is
why it is that rich girls very often
get very medicore husbands." Kich
girls are not fought over by the desira
ble men. The scrambling is all done by
So far its numbers are concerned, the
fanners' meeting last Saturday was a
liowed lliotrn With Shame.
Among the events of the past few
weeks there is no more pitiful, and at
the same time more impressive specta
cle, says the Chicago Graphic News,
than that of General Alexander Sha
ler. sitting in a New York court room
under an indictment for bribe-taking,
with his head bowed down on his hands
and the hot tears of shame trickling
?over the furrows of his face. Once a
brave and competent soldier, and later
a prominent and honored citizen, a
favorite in social circles, and the head
of a refined and loving family, he must
certainly feel that his present degrada
tion is complete. And yet, poor Sha
ler's offense was but the natural out
come of a state of public morals which
is becoming more and more character
istic of this American nation, and
which is chiefly created by an all-sub
duing regard for money and display,
and the flabby Men* duty that pre
vail in regard tc . .c service of the
people. When we shall have realized
more generally that money and osten
tation are by no means essential to
happiness, and that the honor and
probity of a public servant should be
as fully above suspicion as those of
any other citizen, then we shall hear
much less of corrupt legislators, ab
sconding bank cashiers, and disgraced
The Plumed Knight.
The Charleston Sunday News, of JJie
25th instant, says:
Mr. William Walter Phelps, just re
turned to Washington from Maine,
declares enthusiactically that nothing
can prevent Mr. Maine's nomination
by the Republican Convention of 1888.
It may be true as Mr. Phelps says
that nothing can prevent the nomina
tions of the riumed Knight by the Re
publican Convention of 1888, but we
feel confident that the honest people
of this country will prevent his elec
tion as they did in 1884.
The Pcnident Quite Outspoken.
The President is indignant at the
versatile freedom of the press in discuss
ing his alleged approaching marriage.
"Thesereports," he said, "area shame
and au outrage upon all the privacies
and deceucies of life, and the press
should find something better to do than
to be pitching into an unprotected girl in
this brutal way. Last week it was a
iady stopping in the house. Next week
it will be some other poor girl. Why do
you not accord to your President the
privileges you do to the laborer earning
fifty cents a day? The President should
have rights of privacy you might respect .
Your class give me. none. A man said
the other week that the barber came
here ou Sundays to shave me. Why. I
have not been shaved by a barber for
twenty years. Pretty soon they will
want to know what sort of a nightshirt
I wear (with a grim laugh.) But you
were very right to come and ask'itfe,
aud 1 will say that when we?I-^^et
ready to announce my marriage Xsnrca?
ticaliy,) I shall do so in my own way.
But the result of it all will be that we
shall have to shut you people out en
tirely from getting news here. I have a
man?Colonel Lamont?who is in lull
sympathy with the press, and who is
willing to give all the information asked,
and yet you are not satisfied. Now,
why don't you do something different
from all the rest, and say a word in be
half of the sacred immunity of pure wo
manhood from beiim made the common
talk of a coutincnt, and write some
thing on the other side of tlie questiou ?
A man. though a President, has some
rights to his private affairs."?Wash
A AVur Cry Against EiIiiiuikIk.
Monttemer, Vt., April 21.?
Hiram Atkius has issued the following
cry against Senator Edmunds: "The
campaigu is opened; the issue is presen
ted. 'Loyalty to and support ot the
Republican Presidential ticket in the last
campaign,' Is the question that is to be
decided in the comiug Senatorial contest
in Vermont. Shall the man who 'sulks
in bis tent,' who refuses even to sign a
letter of encouragement to the Republi
can cohorts in an exciting canvass under
the Plumed Knight,' be indorsed by the
Republicans of the 'star that ueyer sets,'
as loyal to the party by his re-election
to the Senate? The question is a momeo
tous one. The issue is vital to the Re
publican party. Upon it hangs the des
tiny of the party in the next Presidential
election and all other issues sink into
utter insignificance. Besides this, they
arc as a gnat to a mountain. Our Re
publican friends should wake up to the
contest. Never before was so impor
tant a question presented for their de
cision. Life and death are in it. Wake
up! wake up! Sound the alarm from
bill to hill-top, and let it echo through
The Labor Question.
The President has sent a message to
Congress, calling attention to the gravi
ty of the situation of the labor qncstiou
thronghout the entire couutry and ex
pressing the opiniou that the proper
theory upon which to proceed is that of
voluntary arbitration as a means ol set
tling the difficulties described and sug
gesting that there be created a commis
sion of Labor, consisting of three mem
bers, who shall be regular officers of the
government, charged, among other
duties, with the consideration and set
tlement when possible of all controver
sies between capital and labor.
The Domestic Sewing Machine Com
pany, of Newark, closed its doors on
Monday last, for an indefinite time.
More that 1,100 men are thrown out of
employment, and in many cases it will
entail considerable hardship. Over-pro
duction and the slight chances of di
minishing the stock on hand, arc as
signed as the chief causes of this de
plorable action on the part of the com
The body of an unknown colored
man was found on Friday in a hogs
head left in a field by the receding
waters of the Cumberland river near
Col. Claude E. Sawyer, of Aiken, had
his nose broken one night last week by
a cow which he was untying suddenly
throwing her head up and striking hitii
in the face.
Judge W. T. Taylor was arrested last
week in Atlanta for being drunk in the
streets. The judge claims to belong to
the supreme court bench of Texas, and
hails from Austin.
It is now certain that the schooner
Charles H. Morse, from Baltimore,
loaded with coal for Boston, sunk the
Oregon and was swept under water
by the swift running steamer.
A chum of James Sullivan, of Dan
bury, Conn., placed a bent pin in his
chair in order to see him jump. The
pin penetrated the backbone, and Sulli
van is reported dying in the hospital.
Two Brothers named Weaver were
lynched in Athony, Kansas, on Sunday,
for fatally wounding a man in a fight.
The mother of the two men and the
wife of one of them were present and
saw the tragedy.
? An attempt by Representative
Spooner in the house on Tuesday to
reduce the appropriation for the im
provement of Charleston harbor from
S250.000 to $100,000 was defeated, only
one vote being given for it.
The convicts in prison at St. Vincent
de Paul, Quebec, got possession of
arms and revolted on Saturday. One
prisoner was killed and several wound
ed in the desperate fight that ensued
before the convicts were subdued.
Eugene Beck, of Clayton, Ga., who in
a drunken fury killed his wife and her
sister while in bed two years ago, has
been sent to the penitentiary for life.
Influential relatives and friends aided
in keeping him from the gallows.
A tornado along Broad River, in
Rutherford County, N. C, destroyed a
number of dwellings, barns and other
! property. A great many horses and
I other stock were killed and several
persons were injured but none fatally.
In a discussion in a Chicago board
ing house, Henry Smith expressed the
opinion that it was every man's right
to belong to a labor union or not as it
pleased him, when three men knocked
him down and kicked him nearly to
Francis Platte Wiekes, a young law
yer of New York, who shot a young
woman and then himself, was still
alive thirty-six hours alter the occur
rence, although a large bullet had en
tered Iiis right temple and passed out
Frank Seeginileer, a Catholic priest
at Bradford, Ind., became enraged be
cause some of the members of his
church attended the Christian church,
'and after services Sunday, when the
congregation was dispersing, he fired
three shots at the crowd. one was
struck. He was placed under arrest.
It is believed that the residence of
Chas. B. Kimball, of Chicago, was fired
by incendiaries, through revenge for
his connection with the labor agitation
of a year ago. he being treasurer
of a stone company. An explosive
was thrown into the building which
nearly killed Mr. Kimball's wife and
An unknown old lady rose in her
sleep and walked off a train on the
East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia
.road while it w.us running at full speed
on Saturday night. She was found
insensible by the track near Rockmart
next morning and carried to Atlanta.
She was richly dressed. Her injuries
are very serious.
Jay Gould's testimony before the la
bor investigating committee yesterday
occupied nearly four hours. He denies
that he is to blame for the strike, and
says it was brought about to give a
few men notoriety. He says that la
bor is HO per cent of a railroad's ex
penses, and but for the pooling system
half of the roads in the country would
be in the hands of receivers.
John Walker, colored, was drowned
in the Savannah River in January.
Last week his body floated to the sur
face, was recovered and buried. Tin;
negroes have a superstition that if a
body is rescued in this way and buried,
the waters from the river" will follow
and reach it. The heavy rain and the
rise in the river immediately after the
burial almost proved the truth of their
superstition in this instance.
The Church of San. Louis, in Madrid,
was badly damaged yesterday morning,
by an explosive, which had been placed
inside of one of the large hollow can
dles. Two sextons were injured. Fort
unately the explosion occurred before
the worshippers had assembled, other
wise the loss of life would have been
terrible. There is much excitement,
but no trace of the perpetrators of the
outrage has been discovered.
In Spnrtanburg on Wednesday two
women carrying a couple of bags visit
ed a number of stores, examined goods
and promised to make purchases when
they returned. At the jewelry store of
Mr. J. A. Hammon they were detected
in the act of secreting jewelry. The
bags were searched and found to con
tain a large variety of articles taken
from the stores they had visited. The
goods were identified by the owners
and the women were carried to jail.
Persons applying to the Revenue
Department for special tax stamps for
retail dealers in liquor or beer and
dealers in manufactured tobacco will
facilitate the issuing of such stamps by
swearing to their returns, before some
official authorized to administer an
oath, before sending the applications
in. The law requires that every return
shall be sworn to before the stamps are
issued. Filling out and signing re
turn is not sufficient.
On Sunday, near Axton station, on
the Danvill "and New River Railroad, a
negro named Kellis Moorman, by a
forged note induced Mike Mahone, a
white man, to go to a neighboring
house to play a game of cards. Ma
hone took a small sum of money with
him, and on the way Moorman "knock
ed Mahone down and robbed him. Ma
hone was badly stunned, but recovered
sufficiently to tell what had happened.
A party of men soon captured Moor
man and lynched him. Mahone's
wounds are thought to be fatal.
A Fatal April Kl*s.
Birmingham, Ala., April '22.?To
night George Aeuderson. colored, cut
his wife's throat. Both lived together,
but at times bad fusses. She left him
to-day. He went to her motber.s house, j
stole her razor, called her out in tbe [
dark and said: "Annie, kiss me." She
did, and be cut her throat. He escaped. I
Tiie school girls of Troy, Edgefield
county, have a military company and a
base bull nine.
AXSON?CRIM?On the 25th instant, at
the residence of the bride's father, by Rev.
Lucius S. Bellinger, Mr. William Axson
to Miss Annie Crim, daughter of Derril
Crim. All of Orangcburg County, S. C.
JJARLLEE?THOMAS?By Kev. W. H.
Kirton, April 15th, at the residence of
John W. Funches, Mr. Arthur M. Harllee
to Miss Mary G. Thomas. Both of Orange
Notice of Dismissal.
THIRTY DAYS AFTER DATE 1
will file my final account with the
Judge of Probate for Orangeburg County
as Administrator of the Estate of William
Winningham, deceased, and ask for letters
ol dismissal. L. H. WANNAMAKER,
C. C. P. and G. S., and Administrator.
Office of County Commissioners. \
Orangeburg, C. H..S. C, April24,1886. i
"VTOTIOE IS HEREBY GIVEN
LI that the County Coinmissloners will
let out a contract for repairing Jeffcoat's
Bridge on Monday, the 17th day of May,
1886, at 12 o'clock.
Specifications will he made known at
above time and place.
The Board reserves the right to reject any
and all bids. By order of the Board of
County Commissioners. B. H. MOSS,
Clerk Board County Commissioners.
Office of County Commissioners, )
OraNGERURO, C. IL, S. C, April 24,1886. J
VT0T1CE IS HEREBY GIVEN
-LA that the County Commissioners will
receive Sealed Bids' for opening a Public
Read running from Mt. Lebanon Lutheran
Church to the Bellville Public Road, at or
near the City of Orangeburg.
The said road will be 8 iiiiles long, the
same having been surveyed and staked off
Persons desiring to bid for said road can
see the Specifications by calling at the office
of Moss & Dantzler.
Bids will be received by the undersigned
on or before the 15th day of May, 1886, at
11 o'clock, and the said bids may be for any
one mile or for the entire road.
The contractor will be required to give
Bond for the faithful performance of the
work, and will be required to complete the
contract or contracts on or befoic the first
day of October, 1886.
The Board reserves the right to reject any
and all bids. By order of the Board of
County Commissioners. B. II. MOSS,
Clerk Board County Commissioners.
April 2<)-3t. i
HPHIRTY DAYS AFTER DATE. I
a will file uiy final account with the
Judge of Probate for Orangeburg County
as Administrator of the Estate of Joseph
Johnson, deceased, and ask for Letters of
Dismissal. L. H. Wannamakeh.
Clerk of Court and Administrator de bonis
non. April 22-4t.
rpilIRTY DAYS AFTER DATE 1
X will file my final account with the
Judge of Probate for Orangeburg County,
as Administratrix of the Estate of John M.
Danner, deceased, and ask for Letters of
Dismissal. S. A. Danner,
April 22-4t. Qualified Administratrix.
Office of City Clerk. )
Orangerurg, S. C, April, 16 1886. )
BIDS WILL BE RECEIVED AT
this office until May 1st, 1886, for fur
nishing the City of Orangeburg with prime
Lumber for one year from date. To be de
livered In such quantities and at such times
as the Street Committee may direct.
C. D. Kortjohn,
April 2^ Clerk of Council.
Office of City treasurer, )
Orangeburg, S. C.,-April 15,1886.)
nnHE OFFICE OF THE CITY
a Treasurer of Orangeburg will be opemj
fiom this date to the ??th Instant, for the
collection of all Licenses, (including Buggy
Tax) and also the Compound or Road Tax,
for the fiscal year, beginning April 1st, 1886
and ending March 31st, 1887.
Also all persons owning property within
the incorporate limits of the City of Orange
burg, are required to return the same, both
real and personal for taxation, on or he
fore that date. After that date the penalty
will be attached. By order of Mayor.
C. D. Kortjohn,
April 22. City Clerk and Treasurer.
Office County Commissioners, )
Orangeuurg, S. C. April 10,, 1880. i
"VTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
AN that the County Commissioners will
meet at Mount Lebanon Lutheran Church,
on the 23rd day of April, 1886, at 11 o'clock,
for the purpose of letting out contracts, for
OPENING A PUBLIC ROAD running
from said Church to the Bellville Road
Dear the City of Orangeburg. to the lowest
Specification will be made known at the
aliovc time and place.
The Board reserves the right to reject
any and ad bids. By order of the Board
B. H. MOSS,
Clerk Board Countv Commissioners.
State of South Carolina, County of Orange
burg?In the Court of Comnon Pleas.
Harriet E. Neal, Plaintiff, against Frances
t Ott, et. al., Defendants.
By virtue of the judgment of the Court of
Common Pleas in and for said county and
State, in the above entitled action, I will
sell at public auction, at Orangeburg Court
House, on the first Monday in May next, i
during the legal hours of sale, all that cer
tain TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND, ;
situate, lying and being in Caw Caw i
Township, in said County and State, con-.
tabling six hundred and "thirty-two (632) :
acres, more or less, and bounded by lands
now or fomerl) of MUIcdgc Ilerlou<r, Wes- ;
ley Houser, Ann Collins, Estate of Nathan j
Culcleasure and others. The tract will be
sold in parcels, and plat exhibited on day
Terms?One-third cash, and the balance
on a credit of one and two years in equal!
annual instalments, the credit portion to be
secured by a Bond of the purchaser or pur
chasers, hearing interest from the day of <
sale, payable annually, and a Mortgage of I
the premises sold, purchaser to pay Master j
for papers and recording; and all taxes that
shall be payable In isstf and in case the
purchaser or purchasers .shall fail to comply
with the terms of sale, til" promises will be '
re-sold on the next or sonu convenient.sales
day, on the same terms, at the risk of the
former purchaser or purchasers.
ANDREW C. DIBBLE, .Master.
Master's Office, Orangi burg C. IL, S. C.
April 11, 1886. _
To the Public.
I T A K K P L E A SURE IX A N
1 nouncing that I will run the Ice Busi
ness from May 1st, 1SSC. Customers please
reserve your orders and oblige.
Jan-- CHARLES P. BRUNSON. i
To Public School Trustee*.
Office of School Commissioner, }
Orangeburg County,* | >
orangeburg, S. C, April, 15, 1886. )
T AM PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE
X to the Public School Tmsteesof Orange
burg County that the end, so long desired,
of gaining up the one year behind on . the
school fund, has, at last, been accomplished,
and that all future apportionments will be
cash, which will put a stop to the floating
of school claims upon the market.
There is, also, enough cash now in hand
to pay NEARLY all of the balance of this,
year's apportionment?and possibly, ALL
claims issued, after this date, will be cash
ed?I will, at any rate, cash all claims,
hereafter Issued, until the money Is ex
hausted. STILES R. MELLICH AMP,
April 15-2t. School Commissioner, O. C.
HAMILTON'S INSURANCE AGENCY
Executive Department. 1
Office of Comptroller General, >
Columbia, S. C, April 1. 1886. )
Icertify that Mr. John A. Hamilton, of
Orangeburg, S. C, Agent of the NORTH
BRITISH and MERCANTILE, QUEEN
Insurance Companies of North America,
WESTERN ASSURANCE, FACTOR'S and
TRADER'S, PEICAN and HOME INSUR
ANCE COMPANIES, has complied
with the requistitions of the Act of the
General Assembly entitled An Act to regu
late the Agencies" of Insurance Companies
not incorporated in the State of South Caro
lina, and 1 hereby license the said JOHN
A. HAMILTON Agent aforesaid, to take
risks and transact all business of insurance
in this State in the County of Orangeburg
for and in behalf of said Comoanics. Ex
pires March 31sty 1887. W. E. STONEY,
Office of Comptroller General, ?
Columbia, S. C, April 1st, 1886. S
T CERTIFY THAT KIRK ROBIN
X SON, of Orangeburg, Agent of the
LIVERPOOL AND LONDON AND
GLOBE Insurance Company; CONTINEN
TAL Insurance Company; GEORGIA
HOME Insurance Company; FHENIX
Insurance Company and the GERMAN
AMERICAN Insurance Company, has
complied with the requisition of the Act of
the General Assembly entitled ''An Act to
regulate the Agencies of Insurance Compa
nies not incorporated in the State of South
Carolina." and I hereby license the said
KIRK ROBINSON, Agent aforesaid, to
take risk? and>;transact all business of In
surance in this -Sfa to, in the County of
Orangeburg, for and in behalt of said
Companies. Expires March, 3lst, 1887.
(Signed) W. E. STONEY.
April 15-lt. Comptroller General.
Executive Department, )
Office of Comptroller General. >
Columbia, S. C April 1,1886. >
T CERTIFY. THAT BLLL&SCO
X VILL. of Orangeburg, Agents of the
Citizens and Hanover Eire Insurance Com
panies incorporated by the State of New
York; of the Hartford Fire Insuiance Com
pany, incorporated by the State of Connec
ticut; and the Springfield Fire and Marine
Insuiance Company incorporated by the
State of Massachusetts, have complied with
the requisitions of the Act of the General
Assembly entitled "An Act to regulate
Agencies of Insurance Companies not incor
porated in the State of South Carolina,"
and I hereby license the said Messrs BULL
& SCO VILL Agents aforesaid, to take risks
and transact all business of Insurance in
this State, in the County, of Orangeburg,
for and in behalf of said Companies. Ex
pires March 31st, 1887.
W. E. STONEY,
Patented October 13,1885.
1FARMERS ARE INVITED TO
1 examine this CULTIVATOR at the
ollice of Mr. Kirk Robinson. It cultivates
COTTON, CORN or VEGETABLES dur
ing their early growth, working BOTH
SIDES of plants AT THE SAME TIME,
and will harrow cotton before coming up
Lwithout injuring stand. It BARS OF F or
mirows dirt TO the plants as maybe desir
ed. It is simple, durable, and a' great
labor-saver. It to?k first Premium at the
? last State Fair. Send for descriptive circu
lar. Price, ?8.50 and freight from Colum
bia, S. C. Address, JAS. H. FOWLES,
Patentee. Orangeburg, S. C.
Office County Commissioners, )
Orangkburo, S. C, April 5, 1886. )
VTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
?i^l that the County Commissioners will
let out a contract to the lowest responsible
bidder, on the 30th day of April, 1886, at 12
o'clock, M.. for the purpose of BUILDING
A CAUSEWAY at Holuian's Bridge across
the South Edisto River.
Specification will be made known at above
time and place.
The Board reserves the right to reject
any and all bids. By order of the Board
B. H. MOSS, ?
Clerk Board Comity Commissioners.
HPHE BOOKS OF SUBSCRIPTION
X to the Orangeburg and Lewiedale
Rail Road Company, will be open until the
first day of May next at the offices of Moss &
Dantrier and Bull & Scoville. Shares5100
each. Subscriptions received by either of
B. H. MOSS,
J. E. BULL,
Notice of IMkimInsuI.
rpiIIRTY DAY'S AFTER DATE
X the undersigned will apply to the
Judge of Probate of .Orangeimrg County
for his final discharge as Executor of the
Will of W. F. Hutson, deceased.
0. J. C. HUTSON,
April 1-lt Executor.
ON THE GTH DAY OF MAY I
will file my final account with the
Judge of Probate as Guardian of J. E. C.
Dukes and ask for a- discharge.
EDtfOND F. DUKES.
April 8-4t. Guardian.
HAVING RESUMED THE TAN
ning Business near Orangeburg I am
now prepared to Tan and Dress all kinds
of Hides on halves. In front of Dr. Mur
ray's. Residence. WM. PRUSNER.
KerHf* for Wnlc.
T WILL SELL A FEW SETTINGS
1 of Prize Black Hamburgh Eggs at 81.Su
per setting of 13. They are the best breed
lor laving and are adapted to the Soutlu
Mnrch '_'.r> Orangeburg, S. <;.
rpHE FARMERS' OF ORAGE
a burg County are requested to meet at
the Court House" 24th day (if April, to elect
Delegates to attend the Farmers' Conven
tion, which meets on 2'.ith April, at Colum
bia, S. C. MAN Y FARMERS.