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THE F?EE CITIZEN.
SATURDAY, MARCH 20th. 1875.
ii AVG;;. - - Jo:ib VV. Moseley.
Cl.KKK, - T. D. Wolfe.
TREASURER, B. Williamson.
ALDERMEN,-Henry Washington. J. P.
Harley, B. Williamson, T.D. Wolfe.
POSTMASTER, - - VY. E. Williams.
.j i j CH unen ES.
METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH Ttev
Thomas Phillips, punter. Services, morn
ing, afternoon und evening. .
BAPTIST.-Rev. Mr. Norris, pastor.
Services, first Sunday evening, and the
second and fourth Sundays, morning, .
?inj evening. . 1
METHODIST (south).- Kev. Mr. Cam- 1
pbrll. pastor. Services morning und i
evento**. Sunday-school, 9 A. M..
PRESBYTERIAN.-Rev. Mr. Brown ,
evangelist. Services, morning and after
noon. Sunday-school, ?) 1-2 A. M.
EPISCOPAL.-First and third Sundays.
Morning and afternoon.
LUTHERAN O? uncu.-Bey, Mr. Hough,
pastor. Services, morning 10 1-2, even ,
ing at 7 o'clock.
FRIDAY EVEN INO.
Ordinary, - - - ll 1-2 & 12
Good Ordinary, - - 12 1-2 & 13
Low Muddling, - - 13
Strict Middling, -
A mother sits hy the glowing hearth.
And she dreams of the days that will
come no ino"?:,
When the pottage echoed with youthful
And the patter of feet on the kitchen
When three little jackets in a row
With three little hats hung' on the wall.
And three soft voices whispi red low
The prayer the mother had taught to
But the ruddy raye of the firelight
Checker a tloor that is silent now ,
And the mother's hand in vain to-night.
Beaches in search of an upturned brow ;
And the three little pegs stand brown and
bare, , j <
And the mother cries : k* Oh ! but to see
The three little jackets hanging there.
And the three fair boys who knelt by
But one Hes under thc ocean wave,
Down with thc nameless dead;
V it! mi Iles in a Southern jrrave
God a om; knows the soldier's .< d.
But Vb?- day ivill como wiicn thotru'?npei's
Shall waken the dead to life Hindu
f ton: the ocean wave, fruu the battle
Tho mother knows,' and it soothes her
And what of the youth with the eye of
The lust who clung to thc mother's
Better by far did he lie to-night.
Dead with the twain in their peaceful
Butter to die in his youthful grace,
With never u/biot of disgrace or shume,
Than be thus decoyed to a felon's place,
l'or another's gain, shielding a guilty
And never that mother wept, I ween,
Such bitter tears fur the boy who lies
Somewhere under tho grasses green,
Or he who sleeps where the sea gull
As she weeps for the one' death left to
lier buhy boy, who waiko th now
With the striped guests as a defaulter,
With the seal of infamy burning his
The Governor has vetoed the float
ing debt bill.
The work on Kohn's new brick
store ia progressing rapidly.
Thc Town Council has increased
the liquor license 830, making it now
Dr. Barton is to build a brick store
near to Dr. Duke's drug ?toro. The
WOrk han already begun.
There must bc an addition to the
editorial stafT of thc JSfews, vide the
mule frolic in the last issue.
. Wo learn that Izlar & Dibble in
tend soon to build a new cilice, on the
vacant lot just below Glover &
Glover, opposite the Methodist
We would call attention to the new
law finn of Ta \ lor, Fordham & Law
rence. Such a combination of legal
talent and ability ought to attract
Browning & Browning have moved
their olllcc into the Citizens' Savings
Bank building, where they will bc
found by their old clients ready to at
tend to business.
We * would cull attention .
piece of poetry at the head
coluro ii, and would say, for
formation of thc public, that
of tim News is not the author
There was no demonstration here on
Wednesday in honor of St. Patrick.
We would call attentiou to thc elo
quent words and noble sentiments ex
pi eased by Judge Keed on that day
in Charleston, to bc lound in another
There is no better indication of the
progress of the temperance cause,
than the formation of a protective
union among liquor dealers. The
more unreasonable their opposition,
the surer and more complete will be
thc. triumph of the friends of temper
Nothing that we have witnessed
luis so convinced us of thc almost
barbarism ol a certain class as tho
spectacle of 3'esterday. As thc Gov
ernor said in answer to one of the
many telegrams sent lo him : "Arc
the people to Orangeburg thirsting
tor blood? 1 can't understand
it." O ?empora ! O mores !
We would call i.teutiouto thc com
munication cf Rev. Geo. A. Hough,
pastor ot' thc Lutheran church, who
has been willi Auld f quentbj since
his confinement, and whom Auld has
requested to act as his spiritual com
forter in thc last trying moments.
We are hot surprised that to stir
up thc corrupt ions of the past sbo-dd
seem to the News "equally unpleas
ant as tue sprinkling from a pole-cat."
But yet the News possesses a great,
advantage, in this respect, os er the
rest ot the communily ; for, however
foul a breath one ina\ have, it is less
disagreeable to himself than to oth
OFFICE SCHOOL C IMMISSIONKK. \
?KANGKUL'lUl COUNTY, >
March 12, 1875. j
Teachers and all other parties who
hold legitimate school claims against
this county, due prior to November,
1873, wiil please report them r me
diauly a', my oflloc, ior Legis? ration.
THOM AS PHILLIPS,
fc. hool CbininiisidiMicr.
TII?? A.Mt* MKKTISO rou CH A rt LU
TON DISTRICT. We are informed that
thc committee of arrangements have
fixed upon April 28'th as the time
for this meeting to commence, at thc
old ground near Lndson's Station, on
the line of the S. C. It. li. The rail
road will carry those attending the
meeting at reduced fare.
NKXT TERM AT THE CLAFLIN UNI
VERSITY AND AUKICILTUKAL COLLEGE.
Thc next term at this institution will
commence on Tuesdaythe "JOth inst.
Dr. Cooke and his able assistants arc
giving, and will continue to give,
careful attention to each department
of this prosperous institution. Thc
terms arc liberal, the accommodations
and advantages superior. A large
attendance is expected.
Do THYSELF NO HARM. The Ncict
of last week, under the caption ol
"County Auditors," while venting
its spleen upon our State Treasurer
made the following, remarks, wbicl
ma\? be taken in a reflective as well ai
a reflecting sense : " We say to th?
General Assembly, put the seal o
your condemnation upon those whe
have damned us by their thievery
and if that doesn't stop them, let in
all come together and break theil
durned infernal necks 1" If the Newt
is absolutely bent upon such a suicida
policy it is the duty of all gcod citi
zens to submit with resignation.
Yesterday thc streets wore crowdei
with a crowd of very largo propon iou?
which came in to witness thc deal I
agonies of a fellow human hoing.
Hut thc Governor hail wisely am
mercifully reprieved Auld for tut
weeks. Auld had himself written u
thc Governor praying for longer timi
to prepare for death. There is n<
hope that his sentence ?ill bc com
muted to imprisonment for life. TM:
short respite is granted only that lr
may prepare himself for eternity. W
hope the sherill* will not allow any on
to visit Auld except those he may cal
for, and his spiritual adviser*. ?Many
just to satisfy a morbid curiosity, ar
eager to visit thc prisoner, but all sue
should be excelled, and Auld sin ni
havo every opportunity that can L
WM. i ni ?in i diminu? na ? ian wiiM II II un im tm i
1 uffordcd to preparo himself Tor his
For the Free Citizen.
Upon application t o Governor
Chamberlain, William Auld, who waa
sentenced by Judge Reed at the Jan
uary term of court to t>e hanged on
the l'Jth of March, has been respited
for two weeks. Governor Chamber
Iain's action in the matter is deserv
ing of the highest commendation n oni
thc Christian community. Not that
wc believe in thc too high exercise ol
executive power, in interfering willi
the decisions of thc courts of thc
country, but for the better reasons
which follow :
1st. William Auld is an intelli
gent man, he realizes the heinousness
of his crime, and that, unless par
doned by the mercies ol'God, througli
Christ, he cannot be saved in Heaven
2d. This preparation has not beer
Thc writer has visited I he prisonei
from lime t time ; conversed will
him, ami lind that his sentiments arc in
tell ?ge nt ly expressed in regard to lin
hopes of a pardon. Two weeks maj
prove to him an eternity of happiness
while if to-day he is ushered into till
presence of a just God, he might Ix
consigned to a second death. Upoi
these grounds the Governor exteude?
the time of his execution until thc 2<
?lay of April, at which time, in strie
accordance ivilh thc justice of thc law
he will inevitably bc executed. Thii
i -m act ot mercy, not to thc body
luil lo the soul.
REV. G KU. A. HOUGH.
ls lhere a God ?
How eloquently does Chutaubriaut
replj to this inquiry : '"There is i
God !" The herbs of the valley, th
cedars of ibo mountains bless Him
the insects sport iii Iiis beams ; th
elephant salutes Hun with thc risiiij
orb ul* day ; the thunder proclaim
Him in the Heavens; the ocean .lt
clares His immensity ; man alone ha
said, "There is no God !" Uuite i
thought at thc same instant thc mos
beautiful objects tri naturi
yoti sc,- :;t once jill tlii: hours u? i?<
dav anti nil Uti; seasons ol iii? yeui
.-. thorn of spring and ti ini rriiiig <
autumn j night bt'spaiigled with stat
m in night covered with ciuuds
meadows cnobled with flowers an
forests heavy with snow ; Heids gilt
ed by lints of autumn ; then alon
you will have a just conception of th
universe. While you are gazing o
the sun which is plunging under Iii
vault oi tim West, another observe
admires Him emerging from the gilt
eil of the Kast. li) ivhat inconcor
able magic does that aged star, whit'
is sinking fatigued, und burning i
the shade of the evening, re-appear :
the saine instant fresh and humid wu
the rosy dews ol' morning? At evei
iustant of the day the glorious orb
once rising, resplendent at noon-da.
and setting in the West ; or ruthi
our senses deceive us, West, or Nurtl
or South in thc world. Evcrylhir
reduces itself to a single point, fiu
whence the king of day sends forth ;
once a triple light in one substanc
The bright splendor is, perhaps, th
while nature can present us an id<
of the perpetual magnificence anti r
slstless power of God, it exhibits
the same time a shining iuiage of tl
Half a Victory.
I will tell you how it was. Ju
had been told he must not go anti s
a certain boy called Sam, witho
asking his rather's permission. So
lived in a place where there were
irreal many boys, and Jae!; lov
dearly to be willi him. There wt
tuaii\ things to play with, anti evei
titi tiff was very pleas.mt. One tl
sume of the boys said to Jack :
" Come, let s go duwil lo Sam's
So Jack st a ried to go ?dung wi
them, although lie was not doi
right ; but after hu hud gone some tl
ia: e. his conscience troubled him
much that, he could not. boar it a
longer. Ile was disobeying his lath
anti ho could util, bc happy, ile i
tertninetl l o would leave the ho,
run homo and a-:k his f thor's peru
sion, and then ho could go back w
a light heart. But he was ?shan
to loll tliis to thu hoys, so he \
tended he did not want to go any I
liter, and said :
14 O, boys, I don't cure to go do
there. 1 am goiug home."
Su ; . started back lu ask bia
permission. This wo? a i ven,
. . i went off meirily, almost ov ir
: ... r thi bo3'S in ins hubie lo gel
N iv t was only half a victory.
! : wi s cr than nothing, but it was
H . !? .'? , good, honest victory, ll
? hail done quite right he
*c said at first, "Hoys, I
t go nth you until I have asked
.'hat would have been a
.. oli iel try. Ile would have told
. and been obedient to>.
'.VORUS. ". ?," said a lillie
sting into tears upon hearing
nh of a playmate, "1 did
hat was the last lime I
. ip k kindly to Amy."
Hu time they were together
. oken crossly to her, and
ought of that last cross
i now lay heavily ou her
rs j KN > indly to jour brothers and
- au '. school-fellows, when you
to them, lest it may he
in?- 'a e you may have the op
iv tu ni ty;
To i rds arc very sorrowful to
[lin! Little children, luve one
.jHilakOly is an authorized
V. ?v . Pinckncy. of Branchville, is
M I agent for this paper.
given that Hard Times
? wc wain to inform the pub
it KOBTJOUN has
.r : he ne.?
? \ > V-V VV .1 Li.A 'J JLX.kJ
il jrciii er. his splendid stock of
l>r.v roeeries. ?fcc.? at prices that
will his customers that it is to
ll o patronize him.
? i.riUHAil AND LAWRENCE
A Lc aeys at Law,
i.?Hi larlunlon and Orangel>ug.
: i: , J. I1A51M0XD FORDHAM,
; D. LAWRENCE.
..i i iiMt ntioii given to the col
lating and prompt return
. i r. March 20. 1875.
Coi I: J '.. iv Phillips has his office
ii i uus-days and Fridays of
v Mis examinations are on
!!?. li bl Vi i oday of each month.
j ii; ?UK ES,
I > der in all kinds of
iga and Medicines.
i ' . 'ri- had Kino Years Lxperi
igiiiiid Medicines and thoronli
I nuls his business. He keeps
i -II a large supply of Goods
.1 in a
1 I ' lass Drug Store,
'ry a r<Ttil atteuliou paid to thc com
"?. ii*. Prescriptions and all orders
proni] y . emletl to. Gall Oil him at
Po ii- Drug Store.
Ora IL- irg. Keb. l.'t. 1S7"?.
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There is soon to be a paper entitled ns
above, issued from thia otlice, and pttb
1 lied in thu interests of thu M. E. Church
in this per lion of our % ur .
Since the unwise removal of the
Charleston Advocate, our \M r>. has been
enlar ng and extending in th s - ct iou
and demands in ul |1 ng for n local or
gan. Tlie Charleston Advocate was for
two years published in Charleston, lt
was during this eventful period in the
history ol'our cause lu the .South, one ol
the most important auxiliaries of our
work. Its removal left a vacant place
iu re which has not since been till i ii
is an old saying, .* that blessings brighten
as they take their Hight." This was em
phatieidly true in reference to ur duper
tor this coast. Many were taken by sur
prise at its sudden removal and were
anxious for hs return. Il we had been
ns fully advertised nf the wants and
wishes of the people in this section, be
fore the transfer ol' that paper to Atlanta.
Gu., as we were alter it was done, it
would never have gone from us. The
Methodist Advocate is a good.paper and
ably conducted, but it is too distant from
I be Atlantic coast to meet our local wants
ill this section. Our work on this coast
difl'ers in some particulars from our wirk
in the Section of All illta, or the valley of
the Mississippi. Its peculiar phases can
not be met by those who live at a dis
tance from us, and are not conversant
with the exigencies and demands of this
section. The people will have greater
Their Own Paper,
that lives and sympathizes with them than
can be awakeded tor one coming to them
from a distance, and managed by com
par?t vt* strangers.
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