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THE FREE CITIZEN.
SATURDAY, DEC. 4, 1875.
MAYOR, - - George Bolfver.
ALDERMEN,-James. F. Izlar, John M.
Thompson, J. W. Cannon, J. W.1
POSTMASTER, - A. Webster. }
CH U KCl I KS.
METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH-l?ev i
Thomas Phillips, pastor. Services, mol li
ing, afternoon and evening.
BAPTIST.-Rev. Mr. Norri-, pastor.
Services. Iii it Sunday evening, and thc
ecoud ?ind fourth Sundays, morning,
MKTMOIUST (south).-l?ev. Mr. Cam
pbell, pastor. Services morning and
evening. Sunday-school, i) A. M.
I'RKSllYTERIAN.-Hov. Mr. 15 rown
evangelist. Services, morning ami after
noon. Sunday-school, U 1-2 A. M.
EPISCOPAL.-First and third Sundays.
Morning and afternoon.
LUTHERAN CHURCH.--Kev.Mr. (Tough,
/.astor. Services, morning 10 1-2, even
ng at 7 o'clock.
The passenger trains on the S. C.
It. lt., on and after Monday next, will
pass through Orangcburg as follows :
Day from Columbia, 11.30 a. m.
Day, from Charleston, 2.00 p. m.
Night, from Columbia, 11.53 p. tn.
" from Charleston, 2.20 a. ni.
OFFICE HOURS AT OKANGEUURO
Fiona 8 o'clock A. M. to 2 P. M.
From 3 o'clock P. M. to 5 P. M.
Goods received and delivered only
in ollicc hours.
-A. W. Pinckncy, of Branchville, is
an autuorized iigent for this papen
Thc weather during the week has
been cold, rainy and disagreeable.
We notice the Presbyterian church
is being repaired.
An infant child of F. M. Melette,
Wc have tried Dr. Pull's Cough
Syrup in our family, and can assert
that it is the best remedy for a cough
or cold ever introduced. Price. '2~>.
Oiio.oLUie-iiiuvljo.s I lint ail?i?i'tiO
tc break in the ?toro of J. ?V t
.tvith acuoiviing KU law ny
trial justice Girardeau.
REFORM ! REFORM ! ! -Wc gladly
give place in our columns lo the fol
lowing local from last week's News
and Timex :
Senator Andrews left here on Mon
day last for Columbia, where he will
remain until the Legislature adjourns.
Senator Andrews is a hard working
representative, and we hope to record
many good things of him during the
POPULATION OK OKANUKI?UKC. COUN
TY.-According to the last census the
population of Orangeburg County is
as follows i Whites, 10,555 ; Color
ed, 23,515.-Total 31,070.
In 1870 according to the census
then taken the population was ;
Whites, 5,709; Coloied, 11,156.
This gives an apparent increase of
about lil percent. If these figures
arc a true index of the increasing
prosperity of our county and this
ratio is only continued for a few years,
the whole county will become one
vast city, in comparison which New
York City would pass for a little
country town. Dut this enormous
increase cannot be aceountod for on
tony other hypothesis than that the
census of 1870 is radically wrong, be
ing much less than the actual popu
lation. We have before called atten
tion io United States census of 1870
as gi ving Orangcburg C. II. a popu
lation loss thau 500 inhabitants
which was apparent to all as much
below tho real population. By the
last census we have the credit of have
ing a population of about 1,500 which
is probably correct. Orangcburg is
a growing county and no doubt pre
sents greater encouragement to im
migration than any other county in
thc State but this increase cannot be
thus accounted for.
SCHOOL COMMISSIONER. School
Commissioner Phillips has his office
days on Thursdays and Fridays of
each week. His examinations arc on
the first Monday bf each month,
Fifth Anniversary of tho Independ
ent Elliot H. ?c Co. ^
Tuesday, i)0lh November, was Hie
fifth anniversary ol'the I. E. ll. & L.
Co., nnd that company paraded the
streets, accompanied hy thc Young
America Fire Eugine Co., in full uni
form with engine and trudi beauti
fully decorated with evergreens and!
On Tuesday night, at thc regular
meeting for the election of o ll icc rs,
the following elections were made :
Foreman, W. H. lVrr\clear ; As
sistant Foreman,J. NV. Cannon ; Seo-:
rotary, L. il. Wannainaker : I reas- ?
mer, S. R. Melliehamp; First Direc
tor,S. A. Reeves; Second Director,
E. L. Balley; Surgeon, Dr. T. A
The election of Solicitor was post
poned to lhu next H eeling. An ad
journment was then taken to thc
Hall of thc belonging lo this enter
prising company, where a sumptuous
banquet had been prepared for thc
entertainment of ibo Company and
their invited guests. The II.di had
been tastefully decorated, and thc
tables bountifully spread with every
thing calculated to tickle thc palates
and gratify thc inner man. After
ample justice had been given to this
repast, the first toast of thc evening
-"Thc Day we Celebrate," was re
sponded lo hy S. li. Melliehamp.
?Mr. Melliehamp wus in one hts hap
icst moods, as thc repeated cheers
and uncontrollable laughter fully
"Our Country" was eloquently re
sponded to by ,T. F. I/S?ar, Esq.
With impressive silence, thc company
drank to thc memory ol our departed
In response to the toast our wor
thy patron the venerable and titier
versally beloved Dr. Elliott made a
few appropriate and feeling remarks.
"Our Town" was done np in pro
per stylo by \V. II. Girardcau who
gave an interesting sketch of its pro
gress and prosperity. Our sister as
sociation received the gallant atten
tion of S. Dibble, Esq,, tho Foreman
of thc Young America Fire Engine
"Our City Fathers" were rcspond
one mill ior mai purpose.
To "Our Fire Department" Mr.
Riggs responded, whose remarks
were rendered especially touching on
account of his recent misfortunes.
He said it was willi great dilltculty
that he was present, he had been
accustomed to meet with them as am
able-bodied fireman, still ho should
endeavor to discharge thc dillies of
chief lo which lie was recently elected
j Ile knew tho wants of the lire depart
ment, its present inellicicncy was
was owing toa want of funds. Thc
money had been expended in con
structing now streets to enhance thc
value of private property to thc de
triment of tho public. Ile favored
the ono mill tax recoiiiincndored by
thc Mayor, and pledged all his per
' sonni influence and cflbrts to make
the lire department efficient,
M. I. Browning, Esq., responded
to "Our Invited Guests" in a speech
remarkable for its eloquence, beauty
of sentiment and elegance of diction.
T. B. Boyd paid an eloquent tribute
to woman. "Our Adopted Citizens"
were referred to by E. A. Webster.
J. Felder Meyers, editor of the News
and Times, spoke for the "Fress" in
a manner to elicit the applause of all.
The exercises of the evening were
varied by music from the Orangcburg
The company dispersed ut n late
hour, well pleased with the evening's
entertainment, wishing long life and
prosperity to Hie Independent Elliott.
Hook and Ladder Company, and to
its honored patron, Dr. T. A. Elliott.
ORAKOEBUUG, CH. Dec. 3d. 187?.
Afr. Editor:-I have learned from
good authority that T. C. Andrews
is just now showing how he np
predates honest Republicans by ma
king au effort to get Dr. Webster and
yourself removed from tho charge of
our post ofllcc. I am very glad to
learn that tho people here appreciate
your appartint effort to accommodate
them and serve thc public in your
management of tho olllce, and desire
no change, as nearly all the business
men of thc place have expressed
their satisfaction willi your arning?
incuts ami services. As for the peo
ple of this county we wish for n
more of Senator Andrews aj point?e:
to manage public funds until we cai
replenish our depleted Count)-Treas
It should be known at Washington
that the predecessor of Dr. Wehste,
was recommended for the position
by Senator Andrews, who had ai
honest Republican and good Post
Master removed to make a place loi
him. I now learn that Senator An
drews has aiiotlier opportunity ol
showing his honest intentions, in his
recommendations lo this ollice ami
signature to his bond lo the govern
iiient, by coming forward like an hon
est man and paying up in good faith
that deficiency in the accounts ol' our
former Post Master appointed Itv his
disinterested elf ?i ts as au honest re
Respi clluily Yours
A CI I'lZKX.
COM M M XII AT Kl I.
Please stale through the columns
of your paper that thc new Baptist
( burch (colored) oi?Sunuy-sidc will
be dedicated on the ^second Sunday
in December, the ililli inst. Preach
ing in thc morning al 11 o'clock.
The public are cordially invite I to
attend. Respect fully.
.1. C. COVAN, Pa-tor.
List of Advertised Letters for the
Mrs Ann Adams, C F Bennett,
.lohn ll din, Master l? 15 dion, Mi-s
Maiiha Brown. Mrs. Charlotte Cally,
Robert Camlay, Censar Cash, .Miss
j Sarah Cope. Willis Corbil, V. Cuni
' ming-, L l? Culler, Miss li (becca
Dandy, Henry Davis, Jacob D:ivis,
Sally Davis, Ii Dempsey, B Durants
' Miss Sally Folder, Lisboy Fryer.
| Sliadriek Funche-:, Miss .1 Della
Grillin, Miss O Gaster^ M?roni?rGo
rnncr,-Hopkins, Miss Rosa
llaigler, Prince Hades, Joseph llarl
lie, Janies Herrington, R :v C Iley
i ward, Philip Hickson, Joseph Hop
! kins, John Hussy, Miss darcey
j Irix, Isaac Jacobs, Mrs M irgarct
.Itieob? Mi-?S A.1.' 1 V;
! Jane Murphy, Miss Laura A Myers,
Mrs Mary Watkins, Thomas What
Moody and Sankey.
KOW SPECIAL AND EXTEN'D?D
DAILY REPORTS OE TUE
< i i ? i'Z A. rr J : V i v L
New York Daily Witness.
$5 A YEAR;
Or only 50 coils. Pontage Paid,
! FROM NOW TO 1st JANUARY; 1870
i 'mci i.A I ION OK DAILY WITN?CSS.
For week end i mr Sept. 25, Ul ,500.-Av
j eragi! daily. 10 2f.U.
I'or week i'lidhi? Oct. .'!t>. IOU.i5?(K -Av
erage daily. 17.750.
Sample copy of daily and weekly H7i
11C*9 -eut free oh application by phspil
caul. Address. ,HMIN Dolli Abb.
2 Spruce St. (Traci House). N. V.
\ S. II. WILSON. J. T. WILSON.
SAM'L WILSON & BRO.
Wholesale and Retail Dealers
300 King St.. Charleston, S. C.
Id iy i .Vt I
& ?, mmswm
BEGS TO INFORM nts FRIENDS.
patrons and thc public generally, thal
having disposed ol'his entire
STOCK OF LIQUORS,
now respectfully solicits a coiithiuaiiec
of their patronage, by offering to them,
under (he motto of QUICK SALES
and S WI LL PROFITS, a com
plete assortment ol'
And us my stock is Too NUMEROUS
TO MENTION. I respect fully ask an In
spect lon of my goods before buying else
Goods shown free of charge.
C. IX KOTJ?IIN,
j SELL for less money and
lil 's ! NESS. For [?roof a
lier in llic South.
&R;f; YOU e.QAf
IHN USE NEW YORK E2
?br use in while, and over (
le Lend, Zinc, nm I Linseed
icr paint in thu world, and i
paint-has taken lin- MUST
on, ?ind is on one hu mired t
Sample canis sent free.
. Ki:w 1
3 J" CHARLESTON", S. G..
l-l l.I.V INFORMS TI IK P KO P l. li
ur?j i Ounty Hutt In; has lixod
.r purl <>i ! hi! ( Uti Rani' I . 11 i 1 < I -
i.; Hull, Strovill & Pike's, willi
AM) SIDE LICHTS,
prepared with every couveii
>i'i^ fjootl work.
very size, made ?it thu lowes!
(tiltil!?'ul paid lo copyilt'j
tiny from old pictures.
now no luM't.'.-.Ml.v ol sending
I'work tiwttv frtiiii homo lo be
i'm lu re lor lin; Winier, nnd
...Hully n qiU'Sl I ho peoplu lo
I jutliri' im iliL'tuselves.
r Ul. 1^7."i-l I-lim.
rOKOMAM ANO LAWRKNCK
: meys at Law,
Charleston ami Ornugcbu^.
iM? I?, J. i ! ? 1! 31 ?li I'' i ? i! ii ii A 'ii.
[\ i), I.WV?K.M?:.
?il titrent ?on Rivoli to (ho col
chiiu.s ami prompt return
???, March 20, 1*7.-..
v\ I HST IC ll,
faithfully anti promptly at
?for ihr'present in xcitli A. H.
r. .lan. ?.\, lS7i>.
i IS. S. BULL,
. \y LUV, l'MTTII STATES
i ini.illSSIO.NKii AMI
1 n fy J*.?1>1?<.,
i. t d ii t ri_r, S. < !
STICE ANO ATTOR
'? V AT LA NV,
on better terms than any other house,
dd ross the only exclusive Piano and
G. P. GUILFORD, ATLANTA, GA.
s AM EL PAINT COM TAN Y'S
hie Hundred Colors made of strictly
Oil. Warranted to last twice as long
s much handsomer and cheaper than
iMtKMiUMS at twenty ol' the Slate Fairs
ho usa nd of the finest houses in the
i'ouK KN A M KI, PAINT COMPANY.
TIMES ^VI??O II^VI?JQ
HO >. 13 V" IS S C^V3 ?CE.
Theodore Kohn & Bro
INTEND TO SELL GOODS AC
CORDINGLY AT THEIR
rtfArY?rViOTH DRY GOODS
Watching thc mai hot closch', we
buy Goods at BOTTOM PRICES,
and are enabled lo make all thc needy
happy i by giving them More Good
Goods for thc same amount of money
than they bought before.
G oods for Men and Children
and Shoes, Ladies', Gents'
and Childrens' Hats,
And in fact everything needed by
everybody at this season.
IJT GIVE US A TRIAL. JR
J. KOHN & BRO.,
Dry Goods Emporium.
lb k k k
JOHN W. LINLEY & CO..
[00 King Street, Cheleston, S. C.,
ANDI MirO R T KIIS OF
No Freight tv Pay !
No freight to Pay!
Our prices arc below those of ati> ..Hier deal
>r In the United Slates. No extra charges for
I ray age, boxing, or frelght
iny depot on tho linc of ibo A'orrti Kant dm. WU
nington ami Columbia, South Carolina amt
Jhnrloslon und Savannah Hail Hoads; also, to
itt points in South Carolina, Georgia ami Kloi i
In, having tliacct water oomiiuiuicatiou with
ALI. Coons GUARANTEED.
Always enclose this advertisement with order
LIST or PRICES. No EXPENSE TO ADD.
Finest quality Young Hyson Ten-qnnlity nil?
snrpasscil, exquisite flavor, anil strength. 9LOCI
per lb. This Toa specially rcoumiftcdcd. Finest
nu it ll ty Oolong. Souchong, Gunpowder, and
Ilysou Teas, 41.00 per lb. Second quality ToaH
a lo. per lb. Third quality Teas, sold by other
deal'rs al ?1 per lb, you can linve dclWcrcd by
us al &Oc.. per lb. Crushed Sugar Mc. per lb.;
powdered Sugar 12c per lb.; granulated A.
Sugar 12c. per lb.; extra C Sugar, lue. per
Mi.: chirilicd Itrown Sugar, lo els per lb. Lin
toy's l'eerlcsa Family IC I o ur, our own brand
made from best Virginia Wheat-nn elegant
article-20 lbs, for $I,or ?9 per barrel, Good
Family Flour, 21 lbs for $1, or #7.5o per barrel.
Extra Choleo Finely Flavored Hagged Hams,
ICc; Good limns, 1.1c, per lb. Extra Choice
Breakfast Strips, l?.'^c. per lb. Choice Tumbler
lollies, large size, Vzy.c. each. 2 lb' Canned
Pomatocs, I Sc each; 3 lb Canned Tomatoes, 10o
?adi. 1 lb. Salmon, 18c. per can; 3 lb. Canned
I'ino Apple, Peaches, Damsons, and Pears, 23c.
.crean-Ocansfor 1.30., Best Huality Mixed
Vinegar Tickles-pints, 17c. quarts, 27c each;
?rtillons, fiOe cnoli. Condensed Milk Eu
eka, and Eairle Brand. 25c. each. Gnntz
Seafoain. 1-2 lb- 25c,; lbs. 50 cents, per
?iin. Lemon Sugar, 40c. per can. Doo
ley's Yeast Powder. 15, 25, 40c. per can.
English Cooking Soda, or Package Soda,
lue. per lb. \ Boxes Sardines. 20c.; 1-2
boxes Sardines, 35c. each. Shadlnes, 1-4
boxes..'15c. each. Cox's Spnrkliii Gela
ble, 20c. per pack. Capers. 40e. ; Olives
iOci ; Worehestersliire, Walnut and
Mushroom Sauces, genuine imported 40c
?er bottle. Imitation French Mustard,
?Oe. Genuine French Mustard, 25e.
.'renell Prunes, 15o. Raisin?, 20c. Cit
oii, 40. Currants. 10c. Cheese, 20c.
.'nil weight Candles, first quality, 23c
teilb. Baker's Chocolate, 45c per lb
,'?>eo:i, ode, per lb. Broma, 60c. per lb.
j?rinan Chocolate, 30c. per lb. Ordi
i.iry Kio Codee, 4} lbs for 81 ; cholee Rio
'Olive, 4 lbs, tor $1 ; choice. Laguarn
idlee. 3 1-2 lbs. for $1; Old Govern
nent .lava Coffee; 3 lbs. fur ?1 ; Ronsti-d
md Ground Co/fees. 5c. additional, each
mule. Darren's Starch. 9 1-2 lbs. for
M> Satin Gloss Starch. 75c. per box.
Joi n Starch, 13e. per pack, liox Bluc
ng. 33c. per dozen. Barley, 12 l-2e. per
h. Durhams Smoking Tobacco, G5, per
b. Marlin's Celebrated Gilt Edge But
er. 40c. per lb. Choice Goshen Butter,
in Good Table Untrer, 'Me. per
ii Conking Uniter I lbs. 5lb.-:., anS* G
bs?, ihr 91
Biscuits-Soda IJ 1!?-. foi, *l ; Extra
"ii'i*.'? ? _* ?' ';^yine, mmmm
UiiU'sJ? -, "' !?'.' _jb-_; Nie hues. JffcT
per lil. '/jlihicl? Pep?
. te, :?? !. per ll) : N'i?r?.lr
.~- , ...,?V,L, IGu. j< .MIiure: Giitger,25e
per lb. Hose and Vanilla Flat Stick Candy,
a line article, 25c. per lb; Ordinary .^?k
Candy, pure, 20c per lb; Rock Candy
tiny color, 22e. per lb. Colgate's Toilet.
Soap-GO dtl?erent kind.-,, a speciality of
ours, at manufactures prices-from 25c.
to $4.00 per dozen cakes. Colgate's
Handkerchief Extracts, 50c. per bottle.
Cashmere Moquet Powder, 25e. per box.
Cleveland's Pomade Vasallne, a Restora
tive unequalled for the hair. 20c. per
bottle. Old Corn Whiskey. ?1.80 per gal
lon. Eye Whiskeys, $1,60, $3,00, and
34,00, |ier gallon. Blackberry and Cher
ry Cordials, a pleasant drink, $1,80 per
?fallon. Table Port and Sherry Wine,
32.50 per gallon. Fine Old Madeira, $4,
?0 per gallon. English and Scotch Ale,
porter; bottled, 2.70 per dosicii. Bremen
Lager Beer, bottled, $2.70 per dozen.
Demijohns for Liquors, extra 1-2 gallon
We, ; gallon. 55e ; 3 gallons, 60c. ; 3 gal
^a?ons, 75.; 5 gallons, $!,0C each"
A very Extensive Assortment of Crock
sry and Glassware always on hand.
Plates-Dinner size, $1.50 per dozen;
breakfast' $1.25; Desert $1.00 ; Tea, 85c.
|>er dozen. Cups and Suue.ers, $1.00 pet
zet. Covered Dishes. G5e.. 75c, and $1.
>0 each. Tumblers, GO., 75.. $1.00, $1.25
ind $1.50 per dozen. Table Gohlets,$l,
20, $1,50. $2.00. $2.50, and $3,00 per
dozen. Wine Glasses $1,00 per dozen
Lamp Chimney's Sun O and A's, 4 fr>v
25c; B's 3 for 25c. Student or Arg
Chimneys 3 for 25e. Numberles artic. ?
unmentioned, information cheerfully
given- Our linn was . established In
ISG7; ami our business reputation anti
facilities are of the highest order. Wo
will do all we promise. All orders
should be addressed to
JOHN W. LINLEY ?ft Co.,
(Key Box 1S4.) 190 King Street
CltAHLERTON, S. C.
Wm. M. MED & Cu.,
IMPORTERS AND MANUFACTURERS OF
Oils, White Lead,
W indow-G-lass, &c,
201 East Bay,
CHARLESTON, So. Ca.
July 17, -19-5
A UGUSTUSJIl. KNOWLTON,
Thc. undersigned has opened an office for the
SALK or LAND.
Persons having REAL ESTATE to dispose of
viii do well to register thc same for salo.
Largo farms subdivided and sold in either
argo or small parcels.
Good farms for sale at from two toflvo fothur*
tor acre, on easy terms.
AUGUSTUS B. KNOWLTON,
I,If Orangebnrg C. IL, S. C.