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SLACK POWDER SHELLS
The "Nublack" is a grand good shell;
good in construction, good because it is
primed with a quick and sure primer, and
good because carefully and accurately
Soaded with the best .brands of powder
and shot. It is a favorite among hunters
and other users of black powder shells on
account of its uniform shooting, evenness
of pattern and strength to withstand
reloading. A trial will prove its excellence.
ALL DEALERS SELL THEM
The Furniture Store.
Furniture is up, an advance of
ten per cent having gone into ef
fect January first.
Oar prices are not -affected
because we knew the rise was
coming end bought heavily to
protect our trade. ^ g
We can always^, save f you
money. Remember kwe-ha?e
The Only Furniture Store
in Orangeb irg.
Imperfect material or workmanship in a vehicle often
proves more expensive than one would rt first consider. Tins
isespeciallv so with vehi<*lt?s constructed mainly with an object
of getting up something cheap
Our line comprizes the leading makes in- the country, all of which
are fully guaranteed against Haws in material or workmanship.
Call and see our line of Wagons Harness, Laprobes, Umbrellaa and
Saddlery Hardware of every description. County agency for the Rock
Hill buggies: the Standard of Excellence. Terms to suit purchaser.
SIFLEY & FRITH.
Watches and Clocks
repairea in first-class manner
and at reasonable rate. Why
not patronize an old Confeder
ate soldier? Why not patron
ize an old man that will save
you money? W hy not patron
ize a man that will give satis
faction. Satisfaction guaran
teed or money refunded.
Russell street, Orangeburg,
S. O, Parler's old stand, oppo
site Times and Democrat.
For Administrator, Guardians,
Trustees, Receivers, Dispensers, Cash
ier Attachment, or any other position
of trust executed without delay in
the NATIONAL SURETY COM
PANY. Don't ask your friend to
sign your BOND?let us write it for
YOU. Rates reasonable
Wolfe & Berry,
Dr. William K. talker,
Office Second story Edisto Biulding,
Orangeburg, S. 0.
Office hours S a. m. fi p m.
ALL PERSONS ARE HEREBY
forbidden to hunt, fish, cut wood,
haul straw or in any way trespass upon
my lands in Vance, Providence and
Cow Castle Townships.
D. F. Bell.
1-174*. Parlers, S. C.
? TO C-i FRIENDS ?
a In Orangeburg and Joining Counties ?
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We want to Bay that.we wil* be
in the HOUSE and MULE busi
ness this winter for all we are
worth. Also want to call your at
tention to the fact that more than
ever will we be in tht B?OGY
and WAGON business. We havo
greatly enlarged this branch of
our business, and have opened a
buggy house on Russell Street
next to the old PostofBce building.
Here you will find the celebrated
OLD HICKORY and TENNES
SEE WAGONS. A full line of
Two and One-Horse Wagons
When it comes to a display of
Buggies and Carriages, it will be
full and complete. All the latest
styles of rubber tire goods, both
ball and roller bearings. We han
dle the famous BABCOCK and
TYSON and JONES high grade
bugRics. Wo will also handle
medium and lower grades that will
represent full value for prices
asked. You will also find a full
and complete lino of Harness", Lap
Robes, Umbrellas, Whips, Saddles,
etc. If you will kindly call to see
us and look at our goods, we are
sure we can suit you and save yoa
I Bryant Bros..
1 A 000 SOFT SHELL PECAN
XU? trees. Prices from 10c to 25c
according to age and size.
Rowesville, S. C.
Gen. Robert F. Lee, Commander
in-Chief of the
First Section of an Address Delivered
. Recently by Dr. John A. Wyait Be
fore the NiW York Southern
Society. A Grand Tribute
to a Grand Man.
The fol'owing is the first section of
! a speech recently delivered before the
New York Southern Society by Dr.
[John A. Wyatt. Next week we will
publish the second section of thlF
[ speech. Both sections should be read
tn every school in the cjuntrv :
The South may claim with' pardon
able pride that it furnished not onl*
the president of each of the divided
sections in the struggle for the estab
lishment of a eparate Confederacy,
nut the great central figure of the
Civil war for the North -as well as for
the South. History will accord that
Abraham Lincoln was the one conspic
uous figure on the side of the Union,
and for the South none will challenge
jihat claim for Lee. They were, more
over, representatives of the widely
divergent classes of our section, the
plebeian and the patrician. The story
of Lincoln might well be classed with
'The short and simple annals of the
while Lee came straight from the
cavaliers and their descendants, the
wealthy cultured" arlstocraoy of Vir
His father, Richard Henry Lee,
better known as "Light Horse Har
ry," the beausabreur of the American
army, was a conspicuous figure in the
first continental congress. It was he
who, on June 7, 1776, moved the reso
lution "toat these united colonies are,
and of right ought to be, free and in
dependent States; that they are ab
solved from all allegiance to the Brit
ish crown, and that all political con
nection between them and the States
of Great Britain Is, and ought to be,
He and his brother were singers of
the Declaration of Independence, and
and it was this same' Lee who pro
claimed George Washington as the
"first In war, first in peace and first
in the hearts of his countrymen."
Upon his mother's side he claimed
the lineage of the Carters oJL Shirley.
Born on January 19, 1807, his child
hood and youth were passed in the cul
tivated circles of the tidewater region
of Virginia. At the age of 18 he en
tered West Point and completing the
course of study without a single mark
of demerit he graduated seoond in a
class of 46. For several years he served
in the engineer corps constructing
coast defences, and for a part of this
time in charge of the astronomical
department of the government. In
1832 he married the daughter of
George W. Parke Custis, the adopted
on of Gen. Washington, and later
was made captain on the staff in the
Of all the brilliant reputations
among the younger group of officers
which were won in that campaign
Lee's was the most conspicuous. Upon
him the commander-in chief leaned as
upon no other. At Cerro Gordo he
was breveted major for exceptional
gallantry.- At Contreras and Cneru
busco he was officially proclaimed for
meritorious conduct, and on account
of a wound received in the assault on
Chapultepec, September 13, 1847, he
received his promotion to lieutenant
colonel. It was here at Contreras,
when the army was baffled, that the
quick eye of Lee discovered, by a dar
ing reconnaissance, a line of approaon
bidden from the enemy by which the
position might be taken. This the
commander-in-chief of the army char
aci.er.zed as "the greatest feat of
physical and moral courage performed
by any individual during the entire
In his official report Gen. Scott
said: I am compelled to make special
ment.on of Capt. R. E Lee, engineer.
He greatly distinguished himself at
the Biege of Mera Cruz, was indefati
gable during these operations In re
connaissances, as daring as laborious,
and of the utmost value. Nor wa3 he
less oonspicuous in planting batteries
and in conducting columns to their
stations under the heavy tire of the
enemy." He further says: "Capt.
Lee, so constantly distinguished, also
bore important orders from me, until
he fainted from a wound and the loss i
of two nights sleep at the batteries."
After the Mexloan war he was ap
pointed, in 1852, superintendent of
the military academy at West Point,
and in 1855, lieutenant-colonel of thej
second cavalry, under Col. Albert Sid
ney Johnston. In 1859 he was direct
ed by the president of the United
States to arrest John Brown and his
followers in their murderous invasion
of Virginia, and on March 10, 1861,
he was appointed colonel in the Uni
ted States army.
When the Southeru States were se
ceding and war seemed inevitable,
upon the recommendation of Gen.
Scott, then commander-in-chief. Pres
ident Lincoln offered Lee the com
mand of the armies of the Union.
Virginia had not yet seceded, but
Lee, looking into the future and feel
ing assured that his native State
would upon any act of aggression
make common cause with the other
Southern StateB declined the tempting
1 In a letter written April 20, 1861,
He made that never to be torgotton
'aration: "With all mv devotion
|f has stood the test 25 year
bottles. Does this record
Enclosed with every b
to the Union and the feeling of loyal-1
ty and duty as an Americau et zeit, I
have roc b9en able to make up my
mied to raise my hard ?.g:iinat my
relatives, my children, my home.
Save in defence of my native State,
wich the sincere hope that my poor
services may ne?er be Deeded, I hope
[ may never be called upon to draw
Whpn at length hostilities began
and Virginia took her place in the
Confederacy the peopl of the Old
D .minion with one voice turned to
him as commander of ner army then:
Forth from its scabbard,, pure and
Flasned the word of Lee! \ *
Fa' in the front of the deadly fight,
High o'er the brave in the cause of
Its stainless sheen, like a beacon light,
Led on to Victory.
Out of its scabbard! Never hand
Waved sword from stain as free,
Nor purer sw^rd led braver band,
Nor*braver bled for a brighter tend,
Nor brighter land haa a cause so
Nor cause a chief like Lee!
The Ptory of his military career is
praetiedly the Htory of the army of
northern Virginia, and it reads more
like romance than' history. Through
four years of the bloodiest war known
to history at that time that army,
composed Of the flower of Southern
manhood, under ivs matchless leader,
made a record of victories never sur
passed in the annals of warfare, a
record which we of the South and our
children:s children to the remotest
ages should claim as our proudest
He assumed command of this army
in June, 1862, when McClellan was
immediately in front, of Richmond.
On June 26, with an army inferior in
numbers and equipment, he attacked
the forces of McClellan in their in
trenohment and for seven days tbe
bloody conflict raged, until McClellan
took refuge under the protection of
his gunooats at Harrison's Landing.
This army defeated, Lee turned upon
a second larger than his own, march
lng upon Richmond from another di
By one of the most brilliant and
daring movements in tbe history of
wars Lee with his able lieutenant,
Jackson, routed Pope' army at Grove
ton and Second Manassas and drove
him for safety under the protection of
the fort. 'Kations at Washington. Mo
Olellao had been removed for his de
feat and Pope followed in his train.
Disregarding both of these defeated
armies, Lee moved rapidly into Mary
land, captured Harper's Ferry and its
large garrison on the way and fought
at Antletam on September 17, 1862,
the bloodiest battle of the Civil war.
McClellan, who after Pope's defeat had
been reinstated in command, was
again removed for failing bo inflict a
crushing defeat upon Lae, and Burn
side was made commder-ln chief of
Che army of the Potomac.
In December of that year this same
army of Lee signally defeated the
army of Bumside at Fredericksburg.
Burnside was removed and Gen. Hook
er placed in command. In May, 1863,
Hooker marched on Richmond, having
issued a general order in which he
said that the Confederate army must
either ingloriously fly or come out
from behind its lntrenchments, where
certain destruction awaited." A few
days after this announcement was
made Hooker's army was surprised
and attacked by Lee and Jackson sim
ultaneously in front and rear at Cban
cellorsville and overwhelmed, fleeing
in the greatest disorder from the
field. Lie then invaded Pennsylvania
where at Gettysburg after three days
of bloody conflict, unable to carry the
Federal position, he remained 24 hours
in line of battle with his armv in their
immediate front Inviting attack and
then withdrew without interruption
It was in 1864, in the campaign
from tbe Wilderness to Pote-sburg,
that the star of Lee reached its zmlth.
Under bis leadership tbe army of
northern Virginia up to this time in
offensive warfare had held every bat
tlefield upon which it bad fought with
the exception of Gettysburg and
Sharpsburg or Antletam, and upon
these fields, although it failed to beat
the army pitted against it, it stood in
battle array on each occasion for 24
hours, was not attacked and marched
He was now to bhow thjtt in defen
aive fighting he was a greater master
of tbe art of war than in his off msive
operations. Grant, with the larg:st
army ever marshalled upon this conti
nent under a single commander, with
unlimited res urces of men and money
with the world to draw upon for alt
that was mo^t useful in destructive
warfare, advanced up^n this army of
Lee's wanting in everything but val
or, and so decimated that as Grant
expressed it l,it had robbed the cradle
and the grave" to fill tbe gaps be
tween the veterans that still survived.
There followed from May 5, 1864, in
the Wilderness, at Spottsylvania
court house, at Cold Harbor and the
North Anna a series of confliots so
frightful in their havoc that the his
tory of this campaign might well be
written in blood.
The most recent, and In my opin
ion the most reliable, history of the
United States, written by James Ford
Rhodes of Boston, a conscientious stu
dent, a capable analyst and just re
corder, says: "Grant's loss from May
4, to June 12 in the campaign from
the Rapidan to tbe James was 54,029,
a number nearly equal to Lee's wholh
army at the commencement of th<*
Union advances. The confidence In
Grant of many officers and men had
At Sp ittsylvania Nicolay and Hay,
authors of the "Life of Lincoln," say
"Grant was completely checkmated."
That this is true is evident from
the fact that turning aside from the
direct route to Richmond, with Lee'3
army in front of him, which army he |
announced in the beginning of the
campaign as bis objective, be march
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ed toward the James river, which he
crossed in the ttfort to capture Peters
burg by supris?.
Toe army of Lee was, however, at
I Petersburg lu time, and there held
Grant at bny for nine months of the
bummer acd wicter of ,64 and '65.
As far as tue Confederates were con
cerned, the annals of the stiee of
'Petersburg might well ba. termed the
annals of starvation, txoosure ano
misery. True to its colors the arm? of
Lee was starving to death. The com
missary general reported that ' the
armv of northern "Virginia was living
literally from hand to mnutb." Beef
sold for 36 per pound and flour at $ 1 000
a barrel. At one time, pleading wit;
his government for food, Lee said that
for three days his men had been it:
line of battle and had not tasted m"it
lathe early spring of 1865, hi er
nine months of persistent effort, Grant
with 113 0U0 men well fed, clad aufl
armed, broke through the lines de
fended by Lee's force of 49,000 veter
ans, half starved, ragged and moss or
Then came the end at Appomattox
when on April 9,1865. the remnan.
of tteis otce magniticant army, now
numbering less toan 28,000 (if whicn
only 15 000 were carrying arms) sur
rend?a, and the Confedercy was nt
Uoon this world's stage no more pa
theiic scene, no more heroic incident
has ever been witnessed. With what
orlde the generation yet unborn shal.;
olaim decent from those who, true to
tnelr sense of duty, whiph Lee bim
se! f said was "the subll meat word in
the English language," fought under
the banner of this immortal soldier
and died on those victorious fields, or,
in surviving, stood true to his colors
In his farewell addres3 to his army,
he said: "You will take with you the
satisfaction that proceeds from the
consciousness of duty faithfully per
formed: and I earnestly pray that a
merciful God will extend to you Hih
blessing and protection, With an un
ceasing admiration of your Constance
and devotion your country and a
grat6ful rememurance of vour kind and
genoror msideration of myself, I bid
you an < udCtlonate farewell."
Soon after the surrender be accept
ed the presidency of Washsngton col
lege at Lexington, Ya. He had refus
ed large proffers of money for his ser
vices or the use of his name for vari
ous enterprises. He declined them all,
saying he felt It his duty to live with
his people and to endavor in educating
the youth of the South to do all in hit
power .to aid In the restoration of
peace and harmony and the acceptance
of the policy of the State or geueral
Though war in all ages and with all
people arouses that whloh ?is worst la
human nature, and though bloodiest
and bitterest Is Internecine war, it
seems difficult to believe even after
the lapse of so short a time as forty
years that for the part this noble man
took In obedience to his conviction of
duty Andrew Johnson, then presi
dent of the United States obtained
his indictment for treason. Against
this unwarranted and ignoble act the
great soldier Grant arose and stayed
the hand of malice and persecution.
It seems Equally incredible to conceive
that within two months cf the. death
of Lee. which took place on Ostober
12, 1870, speaking to a resolution
wnioh uad for 1 s obj st the return of
Arlington to the family of Lee, Char
les Sumner said in his place in the
senate: "Eoquent senators have
already characterized the proposition
and the traitor it seeks to cjmmem
orate. I am not disposed to speak of
G.n. Lee. It is enough to say that
he stands high in the catalogue of
those who have imbued their hand*
in their country's blood. I hand him
over to " he avenging pen of history.''
As n ao and soildier "the avenging
pen of "ls'ory" has already written
this of L e. In nobility or character,
in moral grandeur, attested by his hu
manity, he lived "the mooel for al
future times." la the annals of war
his place is with the greatest.
The second t:ec'ion, which we will
publloh next week, will show where
j "the avengmg pen of hiBtory" ha^
placed the immortal leader of the
Confederate armies, whese name will
shine in thf. pages of history long
after the fanatic Sumner has been for
Compulsory Education Hilled.
Tue compulsary cducar;ioi bill very
nearly passed the house last week.
Oa the motion to strike out the enact
ing words there was one vote major
ity In favor of the bill. Subsqueutly
on the motion to indefinitely post
pi-ne, the motion was car. led by three
majority. Liter it developed that
aosentees from the hall who favored
the bill would have saved it. Bat
the motion to postpone indefinitely
was clinched and the bill has been
disposed of finally. The strength of
the advocates of the bill surprised a
great many people and with a little
more pushing it would have passed.
It was singular that although the
mill presidents ha7e rrged the vote
frumAnderson, Greenville and Spar
tanburg counties killed the bill. Oa
the other hand the Aiken delegation
voted for the bill. Spartanburg gave
some votes to the bill.
Public lu Aroused. CJ
The public is aroused to a knowl
edge of the curative merits of that
medicinal tonic, Electric Bitters, for
sick stomach, liver and kidneys.
Mary H. Walters, of 546 St. Clalr
Ave., Columbus, O,, writes "For sev
eral months, I was given up to die.
I had fevar and ague, my nerves were
wrecked; I could not sleep, and my
stomach was so weak, from useless
doctors' drugs, that I could not eat.
Soon after beginning to take Electric
Bitters I obtained relief, and in a
short time I was entirely cured."
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Only a few warm numbers left,
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whatever success I have attained in
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To be such a successful wife, to re
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If a woman finds that her energies
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