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By W. CLARK RUSSELL.
Author of the "Wreck of the Grosvenor,"
"A Sailor's Sweetheart," Etc
At ten of the forenoon the Frenchman lay !
plain on the sea, with colors flying, muske
teen in her tops, and hor bulwarks black
with the heads of her men. A big frigate
She -was, of the graceful shape which the
British were all too slow fb copy in their
dockyards; and the Gallic cockf. in her hen
coops might well have swelled sheir throats
with dorisive screams when they beheld the
English sparrow sailing down to grapple
with the hawk.
The first shot fired came from the frigate,
when sh;> whs still out of reach of the Cleo
patraN ^uus. Cuthbert saw the glance of
yellow dame and the smother of white smoke;
the ba.l whirled up a little pillar of froth out
of the sra close alongside, and then came tho
report, dulling i:s sting against the wind's
??My lads."' exclaimed Sir Peter Grahame,
standing at the quarter-deck capstan with
his hat in his hand, ''yonder ship is the
Guerriere. "Nono of the enemy's ships has
done more damage to our peaceful merchant
men than she. She is a big nut to crack,
but our heels are shod with British iron, and
we'll grind the kernel out of her yet Hold
on all till you get your orders, then make one
man of yourselves. Now God be with usl"
A cheer like a broadside was given; the
helm put over, the loftier sails furled and
the Cleopatra drove on toward her enemy.
The Cleopatra's flying jibboom pointed
due amidships of the Guerriere; then by length
of a spoke was tho wheel put over, round
swept the Guerriere's helm, tliat she might
rake the Cleopatra as sho passed under her
stern. But lo! the brig, twisting on her keel
like a yacht, put her nose at tho revolving
Frenchman and blaze 1 blaze!, wont her two
bow chasers, and down came tho flag of tho
republic, along with the gaff and a sputter
of canvas shreds. A minute later the ves
sels lay broadside on to one another, as close
as two houses on opposite sides of a street;
and simultaneously from both of them leapt
out a line of flame, with a roar as of a moun
tain rent in twain by an earthquake and tho
smashing and splintering of woodwork,
while all between was smoko.
Now had tho action begun in earnest, and
a sight for Cuthbert to remember was the
deck of the English brig.- Calm as a statue
and as steady Sir Peter Grahame stood some
fathoms forward of tho wheel with powerful
voice and slight gesture of tho arm giving his
orders. You would have said that ho had
eyes all over his body?eyes for the helms
man at the back of him and tho yards and
sails above him; for tho grimy seamen
sweating at the guns and for every toss of
the arm of tho gold-laced French commander
shrieking, after the manner of his nation,
from the raised after-deck of his ship
Now the English captain began to see that
he should bo ovormatchod if he did not lay
the Frenchman on board; for his eighteen
pounders could mako no fight with the
enemy's heavy artillery, and there was small
chance of prize money and the glory of a
gazetting unless *tho boarding pike and cut
lass came into play. But as he gave the
order to man the weather braces to sheer tho
brig alongside, his foretop mast was carried
away, aud all his head sail with it As a
running man, shot in the leg, falls a cripplo
and slues around in a helpless state, so the
Cleopatra, doprived of her forward canvas,
rounded np into the wind's eye, whereupon
the Frenchman sailed clean round her,
drenching her with both broadsides in rota
tion. Tho second dischargo was a murderous
volley; for a ball smashed the wheel and
killed the men at it, and a bullet hit Sir
Peter Grahame under tho arm, and ho fell,
At the beginning of tho fight Cuthbert had
stood at tho foot of the mainmast unnoticed
by officers and crow?in the furious excite
ment and spendid horrors of tho scene for
getting self?eager to help, but in his igno
rance not knowing what to be at, when a
cannon ball struck a seaman in the back, and
threw him forward with a heavy smash,
where ho lay dead as dust, with his face a
mask of blood.
This was the first man killed; but scarcely
was ha down when a gunner leaped from tho
breech ho was patting and tumbled backward,
"Help mo carry hint below!" sang out a
voice; and, with a sick heart and damp fore
head, Cuthbert buckled to the worst bit of
work a sea fight gives.
He had returned on deck for the twentieth
time, and was at Ms former post, ready to do
what should be wanted, when tho foretop
mast fell, with its heap of sail and rigging,
aud the brig shot round; and in a fow min
utes the Guerriere pourod in tho first of her
two deadly broadsides. ' Ho heard tho grapo
screech past him, and beheld tho carnago of
it; and then he saw Transom, with his hand
to his ear, rush forward and call upon tho
men to clear away the wreck, and "bear a
hand, or tho brig would be taken."
And all the while the Frenchman was sneak
round to bring her port broadsido to
, and her small-arms men and topinen
were discharging volleys of musketry at tho
small band of Englishmen on tho brig's fore
castle. Then, before the staysail could be
hoisted, the Guerriere pound her second tre
mendous storm of flamo and thunder and
iron into the devoted brig.
Cuthbert saw the captain fall, and sprang
aft Ho placed his arm under the dying
man's head to raiso him.
"Too late?I am bleeding inwardly!'' ho
gasped. "Tell Lieutenant Transom to strike?
drag my body abaft the skylight?they are
too many for us?my poor men!"
Then came Transom rushing aft with de
spair in his face, for ho had seen that tho
wheel was gone and their case was hopeless.
Beholding tho dead body of Sir Peter, ho
started back, gazed despairingly around him,
and buried his face in his hands.
"Tho captain's iast words to mo wore that
I should toll j ou to strike,'' exclaimed Cuth
"Yes, yes," groaned Transom, "it must be
done. God help us! Half our men are killed
?the wheel is gone?I must stop this car
And he went aft with a tottering and,
grasping the signal halliards, hauled down
Tho Guerriere, to leeward, was working up
to rako the brig again, but when her men
saw the English (lag hauled down they sent
up such a shriek as uothir g less than tho cap
ture of a line of battle ship could havo jus
tified. "What! all this clamorous exultation
over the defeat of a little ton-gun cruiser of
one hundred and twenty men by a great
thirty-six gun frigate of three hundred men!
But a shout rarely provoked may well be a
And what was Monsieur's plight? It is
known that tho Guerriere had eighty men
killed and one hundred and eicht wounded
in this action. Tin; sun shone through her
sails like a lamp through a sieve; her mi/./.en
mast, foretopgallantmast ami jibboom were
gone; her figurehead smashed, and part of
her bulwarks in splinters. She looked to the
full as much a wreck as the Cleopatra. And
if there is anything certain in naval history,
it is that, could Sir Peter Grahame have put
Cuthbert saw the captain fall.
his brig on board the Frenchman, disorgan
ized by havoc, he would have carried her.
So let us fling the union jack over tho valiant
dead, find with reverent gratitude thank God
that they were our countrymen.
In Mr. Strangfield's yard brisk business
was doing. On stages round tho skeleton
hulls workmen were sending up a clang of
6aw and hammer. He walked sedately about,
his hands clasped bohind him, pausing often,
and challenging the men's work with eyes
I which they had good reason to believe could
[ coo through an oak plank. He rebuked no
j jest, ho was deaf to songs; but if ever a hint
of scamping showed itself, iu front of the
sinner he stop?od, and stored at him, im
movable, with face of wood, which method
of correction was as effectual as storming in
immediate efficacy, and in the long run more
prodigal in good results.
Indoors, in the same sitting room in which
wo havo sat with' Mr. and Mrs. Strangtjeld,
Jenny was at work on a gown, which, you
know, in that ago had short sleovos, and a
waLst just under tho bosom, and a bravo
breast opening for th6 divulgencc of sweet
secrets. This was a gown that Jenny herself
had made, and toiled at with love and smiles
and many a soft whisper; for it was to be
put aside to furnish, with other work of her
pretty Angers, her wifely equipment when
Cuthbert should tako her home.
But as she sat over it now she would leave
her needle in the stuff, while her chin sank
into the hollow of her hand, and her dreamy
ayes looked out through tho open window
upon tho people in the market place.
There was trouble enough to sadden her.
First of all, her father had not spoken to
her that morning; with a sullen aversion of
head ho had declined her kiss, and, with an
iron manner turned from her.
Then her mother was peevish and short,
irritated by tho alarmed curiosity which
Jenny refused to gratify, and wagging her
head at her for an obstinate wench.
In pensive posture was she musing when
her mother came actively into the room,
with skirt tucked up for kitchen work, and
face red with scolding aud serious cooking.
To mildor natures than Mrs. Strangfield's
?and truly mild was hers?has tho "general
servant," or maid of all work, as that ago
termed tho Thing, proved a steady vexation;
and thero was no moro obliging, idle, willing,
neglectful, tearful and ignorant slut in Grey
stono than tho Polly Baggs who "did" (in
several senses) for the Strraigfields.
"There's no trusting tho creature a mo
ment !" cried Mrs. Strang field, leaving tho
door open that her voice might carry to the
kitchen, and making Jenny a moro excuse
!or a parenthetical attack on Polly. "Will
you boliovo It??tho knives are not yet
cleaned; tho slattern hath left your father's
new boots all night in the scullery; and not a
"Still a dreaming?" she exclnimod to
Jonny. "What with Polly's sinful idleness
and thy moping face and dreadful swooning,
I scarce know which end of me is upright
Tell me now, Jenny, if?well, well, say yes if
I am right, then. Was it not Mr. Shaw
whom you cried out about in tho bedroom?"
The girl turned her pretty oyes upon her
mother, and answered under her breath,
"Why should it be Mr. Shaw, mother?"
"Nay, nay, it was?I seo it in your face!"
called Mrs. Strangfleld, with a little burst of
triumph. Jenny was silent "Tell mo it
was?toll mo it wo?. I shall not bo angry,
"It was," replied Jenny.
"Now, Jenny," eoutinuod Mrs. Strang
fleld, leaning forward in her eagerness, "toll
me in two bttlo words, what is there between
thoe and him?"
"Mother, I told father last night that you
and ho shall bo answered, but not by me?"
"By whom, then, Jenny?" said Mrs. Strang
field, coaxingly. "See, my dear, I am not
angry; I do but want tho truth. Your fathor
is in a bad way because of your stubborn
ness. Mr. Shaw is a pleasing young gontle
man, and the Lord forbid that I should
quarrel with a man of his quality for?for?"
Hero was a long pause, and then insinuat
ingly, "Now wilt thou not help me, Jenny f
"Mother, mother, is it fair to press mo in
this way?" responded Jenny, with a bewild
ered look, yot with something like spirit
quivering in hor mouth. "Neither you nor
father will bide. He has not heard me, and
yet he judges. How cold and hard was he
to mo this morning! Oh, mother, I havo a
secret?it will make hiui angry, und I feal
hiinl I Uavo not cuuragu to toll it myself,
but it shall bo told you. Oh, be sure, mother,
you ^hall know it."
And now speaking thus, more fully than
mere thinking could realize for her, did she
feel the secret shiver and bitter fear that
made hor crave for Cuthbert's presence and
support when thu moment of disclosure or
discovery should arrive.
Somehow, it had become a habit with her
to believe that when tho secrot was told to
her father, he, in his deep wrath, would
turn her from tho house?a notion built by
her terror on tho fierce severity of his judg
ments on human weaknesses.
And uf this conviction, intolerable to her
when seized with sense of loneliness, tho
pain and shame and misery were only to bo
mitigated to her imagination by her resolve
to hold her tongue until Cuthbert was beside
her; that, should her father drive her from
his roof, her husband's hand would be in
Mrs. Strangfield stared at her us a stranger
Of this lovable child of hers?this sweet
and placid girl, whose pure soul workings
had been heretofore as plainly figured in her
lovely face as clock work shows in a crystal
box?she ou a sudden could make neither
head nor tail; for a virtuous and holy reason,
indeed! that rut question of her child's honor
Tho fall of tho moon or tho drying up or
the sea sooner than such a thing.
And not hitting upon a secret ninrriagd,
what, then, could remain but love? which,
to bo hugged as a mystery, to hold tho
tongue obstinate, to ?et a body swooning,
altogether passed her simple understanding.
No wonder, therefore, was she puzzled and
stared with perplexity.
With her honest wita at work she tried her
hand a', a solution.
"If you are in love with Mr. Shaw, and
letting him court you slyly, your father will
certainly bo angry when he hears of it; be
cause he does not like under dealing in man
or woman, and would think it unpardonable
in thee, who shouldst know better. But this
I may say, child, that though I should agree
with your father in thinking ill of a secret
love, I would not allow him to say too
much to you, nor set his face against tho
young man. You are fit to bo a gentleman's
wife, as I have told him over and over, aud
if you will just own all to me, Jenny, I'll
break it to him as his wife should know how,
and tho rest will be easy, my dear. / am not
averso to Mr. Shaw?quite tho contrary;
though what his father will say is another
matter. But, then, 'tis no business of ours.
Young Mr. Shaw is a handsome youth, and
not accountablo for his father. -Indeed, if
he truly loves you, he will attend chapel,
which would win thy father's heart You
needn't smile. I have heard of a man turn
ing Hebrew Jew to marry, and if a man can
deny the Lord for love of a wench, surely
Mr. Shaw may easily become a Baptist"
Jenny's amile quickly faded. It seemed
easy to say tho few words, and if thoir effect
could begin and end in tho kind-oyed mother
who watched her, long agd would thoy have
been said. But when she thought of her
father, her throat grow dry.
In the midst of tho silence between them,
both actively thinking in wide-parted ways,
there fell a substantial knocking on the
house door; whereat up jumped Mrs. Otrang
field, to see to her cap and gown, and square
up all dishevolment, whilst Jenny's heart
thumped wildly, and the work fell from her
lap to the ground unheeded.
"Now, surely," exclaimed Mrs. Strang
flcld, "this cannot be Mr. Shaw who should
have come last night!" and she looked at
Jenny's white face with an air of comical
fright, for, loudly as she talked, she was sin
cerely afraid of Michael.
Presently in floundered dirty Polly Baggs,
with the bustling importance a bad servant
assumes when she thinks she has something
of consoquenco to deliver.
"Pleaso, missus, you're wanted."
""Who want* me? Did you answer the door
with that smut on your nose?. Oh, for shnmo,
you baggage! "Who is it? Bo quick?be
quick! Don't you see you're keeping them
"It's a gentleman," said Polly, surlily pass
ing tho whole longth of her arm over her
face in pursuit of tho smut, which she suc
ceeded in lodging under her eye,
""Well, show him in."
"Ho axed for master fust"
"Show him in, I say."
TVho should appear, bowing gravely, his
soft hat under his arm, and his light hair
oiled and brushed into a cone, but Dr.
Shaw's English master, Mr. Saunderson.
Mrs. Strangfleld favored him with a swift
courtesy, and Jenny also prettily bent her
knees, though fear made that an easier job
than stiffening them again.
"Pray, sir, take that chair," said Mrs.
Strangfleld, with fussy politeness. "Do you
wish to see Mr. Strangfleld? Ho is in his
yard, and shall be called at once, if you
please. Ho hath much business on hand just
now?two vessels building, and an order re
ceived ftir one yesterday, and likewise a gal
ley for Mr. Jackson, of Mount Zion."
With much doliboration, undisturbed by
Jenny's beauty, at which ho flung several
respectful, ardent glances, Mr. Saunderson
put his hat on tho tablo, divided his coat
tnils, and sat himself down. That ho was in
no hurry was oasily seen, which very con
siderably, in Mrs. Strangfield's oyes, height
ened tho mystery of his visit
"I am truly glad, madam," said he, "to
hear Qf tho flourishing condition of your
'husband's business, and would on no account
have him summoned from his duties. You
and your charming daughter will, I am sure,
bo as fully competent a3 he to answer the
question which has occasioned my intrusion
"Indeed, sir, we shall be glad to oblige you
in any way in our power"
"You are most considerate. I must tell
you that Dr. Shaw, of Gro3'stono school,
with which academy I nm nt present asso
ciated, is much troubled about his son, Mr.
Cuthbert, who, I beliovo, is known to you?"
This he said interrogatively, looking first
nt one and then at the othor of them. Mrs.
Strangfleld gavo her daughter a quick glance
"Mr. Shaw is known to mo by sight, sir,
but I have not tho honor of a speaking
acquaintance with him."
Mr. Saunderson olovnted his eyebrows.
"Why, then," said ho, "I have been greatly
misinformed. I was told that Mr. Shaw
visited here, and was on tho most friendly
footing with your family;" and ho looked at
Jenny with a smirk that gavo a large mean
ing to his words.
"Whoever said that spoke what is en
tirely false!" cried Mrs. Stronghold, indig
nantly. "Pray, sir, who gave you this pioce
"An old woman named Mead, ma'am, who
lives behind tho market yonder. I was di
rected to her as a gossip who has all facts
concerning thLs town nt her linger ends. Says
sho: 'If you are hunting after Mr. Shaw go
to Michael Strangfield's house?tho wooden
houso by tho boatyard. It thoy choose to
speak thoy can tell you all you want to
"Mrs. Mead Ls a shocking false speaker and
is most unbearably impertinent to uso our
name in answering you. Thero is no truth
in what she hath said. If you seek Mr. Shaw
ho Is not here."
"Still, ma'am, I trusted that you?or you,
miss?might know of his whereabouts. Last
evening he left his father's house and has not
returned. If ho has run away he has gono
foolishly to work?slyly and foolishly, ladies
?for no man has soon him, and he lias left
with nu more clothes to carry than what are
on his back. It Ls idle to suppose that ho is
dead, fur the cliff has been searched and tho
sands under the cliff, and nil about the
country wc have sent our big buys and somo
men, and no sign of hint visible."
Jenny sat motionless, staring at the speak
er with unwinking eyes.
"However," continued he, slowly taking
his hat from the table and rising, "it is plain
that he is not here, and that you know noth
ing about him. His loss will be a heavy blow
to his father, who had great hopes of hint;
though, for my part, I cannot help thinking
that he kepi him too much under, and so
forced him, after a manner, to leave his
? but what is thought, sir? What doth his
father thinkf" exclaimed Mrs. Strangfleld,
too much interested to notice the growing
strangeness in Jenny's eyes and the singular
blanching of her lips.
"Why, Dr. Shaw cannot conceive what has
become of him; he is in a bad way, and thero
is no school kept this morning. Quite a sad
ness has fallen upon the boys, who talk to
gether in subdued voices; for Cuthbert Shaw
was a kind young gentleman, much loved by
us fill. As to what has become of him, f have
my own opinion. Last night, a little before
nine, I saw him leave tbo house, dressed more
qucerly than ever I had taken notice of in
him. Shall I say shabbily dressed? That
was it, ma'am ? Ho was undoubtedly annoy
ed to find mo posted at tho gate, and ad
dressed mo very hurriedly, and was glad to
make off. Now, I can put two and two to
gether as well as another; yesterday afternoon
it was that ho spoko to mo of being weary of
his life under his father?not precisely those
words, Mrs. Strangfield, bat his meaning.
Now, what would his disappearance, repre
sent but the true significance of his language
Having delivered himself of which, Mr.
Sannderson bowed low to Jenny, saluted
Mrs. Strangfield and went away, expostulat
ing with the elder lady for coming to the
door with him?though politeness was not so
much her reason as a resolve to favor him
with further views of her own respecting
Mrs. Mead before she let him out
Now, gen roe had sho re-entered the little
sitting room when sho uttered a shriek and
ran forward' to her daughter, whoso aspect
was one that might well excite a mother's
terror. She stood rocking herself at tho win
dow, with both hands upon her heart, and
her face of the dreadful whiteness of the
dead. Mortally wounded sho looked, with
her languishing eyes.
"Oh, my God! what is this, Jenny!" cried
her mother, flinging her arms around her.
"Was he so dear to thee, thon?"
No answer came from tho pale lips for
somo moments, only hard struggles ior
breath, with now and again a littlo moan.
"Oh, Jenny, rest thy poor head on my
shoulder! Oh, little hands, how bitterly
cold! My lamb, my pPetty one?hath he
betrayed thee? Why wore you not bVavo to
speak out your heart's secret to me? Whis
per now, whisper now, that I may comfort
"Mother, I am his wife!" the girl answered,
and with a mighty effort overcame the nausea
and the darkness of swooning, and drow
away from her mother and stood orect.
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THE SUCCESSFUL CAREER OF
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President Harper and his associates. Its
astonishing prosperity has provoked attach s
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business. Up to July 1,1885, this shows a
pain of no less than ?i:i 214,580 over that
of the corresponping period hist year.
In June alone" its mortuary receipts ex
ceeded ?250,000, of which over ?(50,000 went
into the Reserve Fund?that triple buttress
upon which the association justly prides
itself. This reserve now amounts to ?125.
000, and is employed for three purposes
only?to pay death claims, if any should
occur In excess of the American Experience
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and to be apportioned among those who
have been members of the Association fif
teen years, etc. As the first and second
contingencies named are not likely to arise,
the third object is the one upon which the
fund is practically expended. It is. full of
other good points, among which may be
mentioned the economical salary list?less
than ?50,000 for carrying on the whole work
of the vast institution?and payments t<>
widows and orphans at the rate of over
?2,000 cash cash day.?From the old and
conservative New York Daily Journal of
Commerce, July 10, 1885.
With the Annual Report of the above
Company is attached a large number of
Deatii claims paid from February 1882 U
February 1st 1880, representing all parts of
the Union, amountiugto?l,G85,!!00.UU from,
this list we take claims in South Carolina
which have been paid :
Valentine R. Jordan, Wesl Wnteree.
.Ino. S. Small, Grahams. ?1,250.
llcnrv L. Krause, I'oii Roval, ?l,2"n.
.1. B. T<h1iI, Due Wesl ?2,300.
Win. II. Whilden. Jaeksonbmo', ?."?,n?o.
E. Parker, Abbeville, g5,000.
A. S. Barns, Wallciboro', ?2,500.
Em'l Xehemias, lieaufort, ?1,500.
J. S. ALRERGOTTI, Agent.
IXS1KK VOnt PROPERTY
KIRK ROBINSON, AGENT.
COMPANIES ALL FIST-CLASS AND
LOSSKS PROMPTLY AD.Il'STEU AND
COLLECTIONS PROMPTLY ATTEND
1 am still selling Brick, Lime, Latlis,
Hair and other Building Material.
I am now^nepared to furnish Coal and
Wood in any quantity. All orders left
with me shall have prompt attention. No
dravage charged. Give me a trial.
July 20- KIRK RORINSON:
South Carolina Railway.
/Commencing on May 9t?, 1886, Passengei
\J Trains will run a- follows until fur
ther notice :
Going "West, Daily Through Train.'
Depart Charleston. 7.20 a m
Depart Branchville. 8.31 a ni
Depart Orangeburg. 0.14 a in
Depart Kingville. 9.50 a m
Due at Columbia.10.33 a ni
Going East, Daily Through Train.
Depart Columbia.5.27 pm
Depart Kingville.r>.07 p m
Depart Orangeburg.ri.4S p in
Depart Branchville.7.25 p in
Due at Charleston.y.00 p in
accommodation local tha1n.
Going West, Daily.
Depart Charleston.:.3.10 p in
Depart Branchville.7.05 p m
Depart Orangcburg.8.12 p m
Depart Kingville.0.08 p ni
Due at Columbia.10.00 p m
Going East, Daily.
Depart Columbia.0.30 am
Depart Kingville.7.18 am >
Depart Orangeburg.8.12 am
Depart Branchville.9.00 a m
Due at Charleston.11.00 a ir j
wat ekeight and passengkk train.
Depart Branchville.0.43 a m
Depart Orangeburg...*.8.12 a m
Depart St. Matthews.8.48 a m
Due Kingville.9.30 a m
Depart Kingville.C.13p m
Depart St. Matthews.0.58 p m
Depart Orangeburg.7.40 p in I
Due, Branchville.8.45 p m ;
West, Daily, Except Sunday.
Depart Kingville.10.05 a n: 0.12 p in
Due at Camuen.12.37 p m 7.42 p m
East, Daily, Except Sunday.
Depart Camden.7.00 a in 3.15 p m j
Duo at Kinsgville.8.30 a m 5.47 p ni J
2.35 a in 8.50 a in 7.35 p m
4.18 a m 0.45 a in 8.31 p in
Due at Augusta?
7.3f) a m 11.33 a m 10.25 p in 1
0.0? a m 4.40 p in 10.33 p m ]
7.30 a in 0.20 p in 1.42 a m |
Due at Branchville?
8.45 a m 7.22 p in 3.15 a m
Passengers to and from stations on Cam
den Branch change cars at Kingville.
Passengers to or from stations on Angus
ta Division change cars at Branchville, |
also at Blackville for Bamwell.
Connections made at Columbia with Co-1
lunibia and Greenville Railroad by train ar
riving at Columbia at 10.33 A. M. and de
parting at 5.27 P. M. Connections made at
Columbia Junction with Charlotte, Colum
bia and Augusta Railroad, also In
these trains to and from all points
on both roads. Connection made at Charles
ton with steamers for New York on Wednes
days and Saturdays; also, with Savannah
and Charleston Railroad to all points South.
Through Tickets can be purchased to all
points South and West by applying to
D. C. Allen,
General Passenger and Ticket Agent
John B. Peck, General Manager.
J. G. Postell, Agent at Orangeburg.
Rooms Democratic Executive Com., )
Orangebuug County; >
OllANGEIiUllG, ?5. C, JllUC 21, 1880. )
4 CON VEXTTON OF TU E DEMO
J Y CRATIC PARTY OF ORANGE
burg County is hereby called to meet at
the Court House, in the City of Orange
burn, on Tbilisi" vy, July 22, 1880, for the
purpose 01 electing delegates to the State
Convention, which meets in the City of
Columbia, S. C, August 4th, 188(5, and for
the further purposes of electing a County
Chairman, confirming Club nominations
for members of the County Executive Com
mittee, determining a plan of nominating
candidates tor County offices, and for the
transaction of such other business as may
properly come before it.
The several Democratic Clubs through
out the County will at their meeting for re
organization elect delegates to the County
Convention called above.
The basis of representation will be, one;
delega* at large from each Club, and one j
delegate for each twelve enrolled mom- j
bers, not counting fractions. It is request
ed that the Clubs take a vote at the time of
electing their delegates upon the Conven- i
lions and primary plans of makingnoniina-;
tion for County ollices and report the re- I
suit to the County Convention through their i
respective delegations. Dy order of Exccu
live Committee. A. S. HYDRICK*,
L. 11. WANNAMAKER, Secretary.
J WILL RECEIVE PROPOSALS
1 until the 15th day of July, for the repair !
of the STAND at BLVXIKER'S CAMP 1
GROUND, with the following new materi
al, viz. 10,000 boards or shingles, 3 feet \
long. 4 inches wide and ?!:, inches thick. S
plates sxs, 45 feet long. 8 post 10 feet
long. 7 posts 0 feet long. Together with
such new rafters and laths as may be found
unlit for use, when the old roof is taken off.
Boaidsto be either cypress orpine, posts
either Tat lightwood or the heart of black
cypress,and not less than ten inches in diame
ter at the top. Old roof to be taken otT and
new cover put on. Plates and posts put in
where needed. Every thing to be done in
a workmanlike manner. Work to be com
pleted In the 10th day of .September, 18X0.
* IRA. T. SHOEMAKER,
June 21- Midway, S. C. _ j
niiitiml Aid Association Special
V MEETING oi THE ABOVE
i *- Association will l>e held at Way's
Hall in tlu> citvoii Thursdav morning July
22ml, is>i;. at "to o'clock A. .M.. for the
purpose of considering Amendments to
the Constitution ami By-Laws of the As
sociation, and siirli other business as may
be brought up. A full atteiulance of the
members iu eaniostly requested. Ily order
I or the President. KIllK ItOBlXSON,
' June UK-'t. Secretary.
rV\\Y. UliANGEIH'UG UAI'TIST
i Sunday School Convention will meet
with the Canaan Sunday School, mi Friday
before the third Sunday in July. All the
Ltaptist Sunday Sehools in the County are
urgeil to .-cud delegates and :i report of
their year's work. Kev. D. W. Key will
preach the introductory sermon, and several
interesting topics will be iliscusscd. A
pleasant and profitable meeting i-. antici
pated. T. M. GALl'HIN
July 1 Secretary.
1 I.I. PERSONS HOLD J X Vi
i\- claims against the estate of J. F.
COPE, deceased, will preseul the same
properly attested, and tho.>e indebted to
said Estate will make payment to tin: un
dersigned. .1. A. COPE.
June 21-U. Qualified Executor.
Notice ol" I>i*iui?al.
rpHIUTY J)AVS AFTERDATE I
1 will tile my final account with the
Judge of Probate for Orangeburg County,
as Executor of the Estate of A. B. Griffith,
deceased, and ask for Letters of Dismissal.
L. S. CONNOR,
July l-4t Qualified Executor.
IN FINE DRESS GOODS.
The critical time in the Dress Goods trade
. of thoscason has arrived and
will not delay the usual
Which he makes in the prices of his Spring
Dress Goods Stock in order to close them
Those who desire to get (he most for their
always respond to my notice of "CL'T
Cashmeres, Plaids, Albcrtross, French
Dazes, Mikado Suitings and Tricot Cloths,
have been reduced fully 'J.i per cent, to re
duce the stock.
Fine White Embroidered Robes in boxes
from ?2.50, 5l\7"> and ?:!, these prices are
one half of former price.
HENRY KOIIN'S new Shoes and Slip
pers, the best and cheadest stock ever offer
ed in the City.
NO SHODDY SHOES!
NO TRASH SHOES!
HENRY KOIIN'S stock of Ribbons and
Laces, is beyond comparison, the largest
and cheapest assortment in Hie City.
UUGS, M.VTTIXGS AM) SHADES.
Shade and patent rollers complete 73cents.
Gents reinforced shirt-, linen fronts .">u
No list* in talking, HENRY KOHN leads
i:, the ClothiiiM trade ror Men, I Joys and
Children, be sure and look when you want
a suit of Clothing,
Thousands of Dargains in Corsets, Fans,
Domestics, Cassimiers, &e., limited space
forbids the mention uf.
IT COSTS .^OTailAttTO LOOK,
^lt will save you money to do so.
LEADER OF LOW PRICES.