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Eni ?RAyGBmil^ TIMES.
?raugttharg, S. ?., S^^4^872.
LAr$e$T CtHC?LATION IN THE COUNTY.
? I ifnjlWlrtr'-liyiWIIIM ? II I I ?
change Contract Advertisements, notice
must be given before Monday noon. ~* ?
Ourdricnds wishing to have advertisements
inserted in the TIMES, must bund them in by
Tuesday morning, 10 o'clock.
ADATeKTIHKMK'STS wiTi be inserted at
tbe rate of one dollar and a half per square
for the first Insertion, and one dollar per square
for each sub.-equeni insertion.
Liberal terms made with those who desire
to advertise for three, six or twelve months.
B@u. Marriage notices and Obituaries char
ged for at advertising rates.
IJeneo forth., all I^pgnl Ad
vertisements, of County
Interest, "whether notices
or others^ will bo publish
ed lbr tlte benefit oi'our
readers whether they are
paid for or not.
?<ft??mi wmmmmammmm.? ? ? imumok?m
OF NEW YORK.
B. GRATZ BROWN, .
A important POSITION AN'1) the IiZST
max rcr. it.
Our fellow townsmtin W. J. LoTrcville
is spoken of very generally as the person
who can host fill the position of Solicitor
of this (the first) Circuit. His friends
propose to put him hi nomination, and
he is willing to serve. Mr. DcTrevillo is
a lawyer of considerable ability and
prominence, and has au extensive prac
tice throughout the S*ate. lie is a native,
is well-known and has. ninny friends. He
is able, attentive and urbane, and if
elected will serve' the S t?te, the circuit
and the citizens, both good and bad,
with fidelity, We believe no better man
could be selected, and hupe that his
frisnds will succeed.
THE COhOKLD VOTEttS.
We deem everybody in'e'.ligcnt enough j
to understand that our last set of State
officers have robbed and pint dcrcd, and
lied, and lied and bribed, and been bribed
to an extent unequalled in any previous
history. Their recriminations of one an
other leatl to violence, riot, bloodshed and
murder; and yet again is it proposed to
foisi as u necessity upon this State a selec
tion from the ranks of these same Repub
lican robbers?who, it seems impossible
to us, standing outside tbe Ring, can be
otherwise than dishonest. Now it is tho
duty and should be the purpose of every
eon of South Carolina, and of the young
men it is the stringent duty, to burst the
hell-forged manacles. It is a hard row
of stumps that wemust walk, and the best
way is to recognize this fact and lay aside
your dinner table prejudices and start at
the end next to you.
And first, who arc the sons of South
Carolina ? Every man certainly who has
been born and raised on her soil, whether
ho be white or black. There is no use al
tcmpting to shut our eyes to ibis fact,
that every colored man is in verity a son
oi'South Carolina, as much so as any of
hi? white neighbors, and the more fully
his white fei low-citizens realize it, the
more smooth will be our task of reclaim
ing the Stute from robbery by making
them our co-workers in behalf of honesty
And how then can we make them co
workers? Ry not Middling them with
nil the Radical rascality that has been
committed; but giving them credit for
some honesty of purpose, and remember
that t heir only teachers in political ethics
have been a set of unprincipled, ?'lr<v
pulling, tyirpetding robbers, and native
time-serving Uirn-coats. Remember also
that this feiteiugo was not of tliiar own
choice, but that they were forced into
this position of self-defence by the first :
Cojjiiiiitutiunal Convention which was held
W ns iu Charleston, after the cessation of
i'he. Jour years of hostilities which was atl
yurse to us^iyul had enabled our enemies j
to transform tho black population of the
State into tho colored voters. These also
are facts, and we know no science, poli
tical or other, that can base its hope of
success flu anything but efforts directed
by facts : hence the quicker we recognise
these truths tho sooner do we put our
selves in position to take a step forward
in uniting all men professedly honest, for
Of course iii trusting everybody
claiming to bo honest wo will some
times be decoived, but wo have, for.
our pnrpose, only to deal with the
personal character of those who are put
forward for election to office, and it is by
no means impracticable, so far as our
moro immediate duty, which is the elec
tion of good county officers, to find out
the character of every individual so put
foiward. If then, as we believe, this,
great political crisis be upon us of saving
the State from the pall of corruption, and
a combination can be made of trust
worthy negroes and reliable, intelligent
'white men, wesay unhesitatingly itshould
be done, and that as speedily as possible.
We do not ask what, his color or political
party is; but simply, is he a true son of
the State? is he honest ? is he above being I
bribed ? docs he abhor perjury ? has he |
'...tolH0cncc enough to guard himself j
against tho political debauchcra who in
fest our legislative halls? If so, then our
effoits should be for his election. It is a
sad condition to be brought to?this
depth of necessity, but this is just exactly
what wc conceive the crisis to be.
It is a line of defense wc must estab
lish, between all we hold dear and a sys
tem of political- thievery that must in
evitably lead to the destruction of us all.
The line wc suggest can be hold with
conscientious patriotism by all the Dem
ocrats of the State and every colored man
in it, while if some such step is not taken
(The negroes must see it.) the prosperity
of the Slate will be lost both to them and i
us, and the only parties benefit teil by the ]
present machine arc those whom they
send to their offices, to do what?to bribe
and be bribed, share the profits and
swindle the laborer and the farmer.
V Why not vote for an honest negro ?
There arc such, and unless wc assist them
to office they never will get there under
the Radical regime. If wo do get them
there, it is a step against rascality, though
his complexion would give a different
color to the result than we would prefer.
This is the only objection wc can see to it,
and in the present crisis it sinks into
triviality. On the other hand to suppose I
that the colored voters of here or any
elsewhere are going to turn pell moll and
give us all the offices is a patent absurdi
ty. These ideas may be unacceptable to
some, but wc h tve simply stated facts and
duties that sooner or later must he uni
versally accepted and acted upon by the
Democrats (who represent the intelli
gence, property and honesty) of the
State If we come forward now and do
it, then will we atom at its flood the tide
of our misfc rtuncs. If we do not, the
crisis will have passed, and Ood have
mercy upon the young men of the Stale.
[For the Orangcburg Times.]
THE PROPOSED NEW UOAD.
From general knowledge and obscrvtt"
tioh, I believe Orangcburg to be the most
enterprising and prosperous inland town
in the State, according to population and
the number of square miles of the Coun
ty. Seveial things contribute to confirm
Uiis opinion. First, it is the best cotton
market in th*? State Second, the compe
tition of its merchants is so great, consu
mers can purohnso their articles of mer
chandise, as cheap, yea, cheaper .in Or
angcburg than in Charleston. Third,
her merchants and salesmen are live?
progressive, affable gentlemen,apace with
tin; times, and it* wants and necessities.
Merit should be rewarded; when laurels
are won the victors should wear them.
Any attempt/o take away from Caesar
the things which arc Caesar's, shouhl not
only be exposed, hut should be thwarted
in its jncipiency.
Tho proposed new road from Bamberg
to a point in Orangcburg County, is a
scheme, devised with an eye single to
the fostering of Bamberg at the expense
of Orangeburg. A law was passed at the
last session of the Legislature, somehow,
God knows how 1 chartering this road.
What kind of a petition went up tc that |
body to secure this passage of the law, I
do not know. I do know, however, that
a great.many persons who are assessed by
the act to perform labor on tho road
knew nothing, whatever, of the existence
of any such act, much less the petition,
until they were summoned to work on tho
road. Let the manner of attaining the
passage of the act be as it may, it is an
act nevertheless, and in its operation,
perpetrates tire grossest injustice upon the
citizens of Orangeburg generally, and the
people of the Fork of Edisto in particu-.
Who wants tho road ? That's the ques
tion. Answer! The citizens of Bamberg
and probably three or four individuals of
the Fork. Where docs the new road
cross tho South Edisto, and what course
does it describe? About two miles below
Bir.naeker's bridge; and in its course de
scribes the Jiypothcnuse of- a triangle,
about five miles long, the altitude ?>f which
is only about two miles. If it is intend
ed to benefit the people of the Fork at all,
why dors it not bisect, the distance be
tween Cannon's and Binnueker's bridges J
and intersect cither the Cannon's b:i!QV
or Binuaekov's bridge road, near ?ho
North Edisto river swamp ? Because to
have done this, would have made tho
causeway on the Bun: well side of tho
South Edisto more difficult to construct
But there is no need cf Ike road at all |
Should it be opened, however, it will
be-ond a doubt divert a considerable
amount of trade from Orangeburg. \t
present, prices rule higher at Bamberg
than at Orange' urg, but competition will
reduce them. When customers from the
Fork go to Bamberg and relate that they
can make purchases cheaper at Orange
burg lli-o merchants of Bamberg are cer
tain to reduce iheir.priees. I know from
observation and experience that this is
true of Graham's and I cannot see why
it will not ho true of Bamberg.
The whole County must be taxed ; hun
dreds of citize ns must be called out three
days in each mi nth to work on this road,
for the benefit of a few individuals.
Where's the justice in tho case? Are
not the taxes sufficiently heavy already?
Ones not the illeondiiion of tho roads
and bridges (fine County argue against
the openi ng of new road.* and the build
ing of bridges, which will be of advantage
to only a few persons at the expense of a
Judge Graham has granted an injunc
tion, staying this work till the first day
of January next. We. learn that two of
the commissioners of the road are circula
ting a petition with a view of obtaining
signatures to have the injunction dissolv
ed. We learn further thai a goodly
Ii umher of the signatures thus far obtain
ed'are those of old colored man mas, wo
men, and itii. 'rant youths whoso opinions
a-s to who the lvH will benefit, will be
received as nought iu '.be estimation of
all sensible men. One you.?i upon my
asking him why he signed the petition
answered, "I reckon Mr. Qunltlobaum
wants to make some money without
working for it.*' This was bis reason for
signing it. lie wanted Mr. Q "to make
money without working for it". And per
haps Mr. <J.?but, honi soil qui mal y
We publish the above as a matter of
general interest and.invite the perusal of
Ai. wc said in our last, the arrange
ments for the. County Fair have all been
completed, and we invite of our readers a
per isal of the programme which wc pub
lish in another column. Tho tourna
ment, we understand, will probably ho
postponed until May day of next year, in
j order that the measure of our enjoy
ments may last longer. The young peo
ple will give their ardor to the success of
the Fair, so that the older ones may lend
their presence at the tournament,
Wc had another pow-wow among the
Rads here last Saturday, w here the evi
dences of dissatisfaction with the county
ticket, set forth by the Moses-Jamison
faction, who it appears controlled the
recent Convention, were loud and boister
ous. The complaints seem to have been
based chiefly lipon the fact that
some sections had been left unreprcscnt
I cd, while others have had more than their
share. ?St. Mat how's seems t(? hnvo been
the "most highly favored section, und ap
parently organized a scheme of domestic
earpet-bnggory, hy which.they propose to
represent the San tee and Dull Swamp
sections of the County. The principal
spe akers seem to have been Congressman
Rainey, Trial Justice Cookc and Lawyer
Kiiowlton. Of the three we heard
only Cooke'sspeech entirely, and it.-truck
tu that ho was only used as a cat's paw.
Ho was allv.cd to make a bolting speech,
thus giving the others a target to let off
ammunition at. '1 he meeting was small
and discontented enough to be lively and
disputatious, without being large enough
to be riotous.
For Judge of Probate.
A. B. Kiiowlton.
For Clerk of t he Court.
E. I. Cain.
For Lover Ilonte of the General Assembly.
Samuel L. Duncan.
J. Folder Meyers.
For t'eunty Commissioners,
E. T. R. Smoke.
Ft* r.-t.vnl ConmUianer.
Franklin R. McKinley.
The above ticket is the result of two
days deliberation by the Jamison?Moses
faction of the Orangeburg Rads. We
show it to our readers a the political
pudding which they arc to swallow or
fight against. We recommend the lat
ter course as decidedly their duty.
The prime objection to the ticket is
that it proposes to displace Mr. Harpin
Riggs, our present Sheriff, and pul in
oflice 15. I. Cain, a man who is utterly
incompetent. Cain is a very well de
posed colored man ; and in a subordinate
position. might be competent, but to fill
the most important position, one requir
ing discretion, business enpacijy and
trustworthiness, he i* entirely unqualified.
Of course you will hear the usual ques
luy^ju^od of color, but we confidently
behove thai the ioi's- nf colored voters in
the County have intelligence enough to
see that Mr. Riggs is a more competent
man than Cain, and we believe that they
are mentally free enough t<> vote for [\\v
good of the county, and choose the better
num., Mr. Riggs has served long a'ld
faithfully and has a host of friends, who
should not now turn back up?n him
There are other minor objections which
space prevents us from more than mere
ly referring to.
Mr. Bolivcr we hope will carry the
whole county us also Mr. Knowlton, who
is a very desirable officer.
THE NEW LAWS CONCEKMXO NEWSPAPER
The following is a summary of the laws
concerning newspaper postage just issued
Sec. i'dS. That no newspaper shall be
received to be conveyed by mail unless
they shall bo dried and enclosed in prop
Sec. 130. That when packages of news
papers' or other periodicals arc received
at a postofHec directed to one address, and
the name of the subscribers to whom they
belong, with the postage for quarter in
advance is handed to the postmaster, he
shall deliver such papers or periodicals
to their respective owners.
See. 140. The postmasters shall notify
tho publisher of any newspaper or other
pcriodic.il when any subscriber shall re
fuse to take the same [from the office, or
neglect to.call for it for the period of one
See. 141. That the publishers of news
papers or periodicals may print or write
upon their publications, sent o regular
subscribers, tho address of the subscri
ber and tbe date when the ?iibscription
expire.*, and enclose therein bills and re
ceipts for subscription thereto without
subjecting such matter to extra postage.
See. 142. That any person who shall
enclose or conceal any letter, memoran
dum, or oilier thing in nny mail matter,
not charged with letter postage, or make
any writing or memorandum thereon,and
deposit or cause the same to be deposited
for conveyance by mail, for less than let
ter postage, shall, for every such offence,
forfeit and piy five dollars, and such
newspaper or periodical shall not be do
j livercd until tho postage thereon is paid
' at letter rofes.
, Sec. 158. That on newspaper and peri
odical publication*, not exceeding fo?r
ounces in weight, Kent from u known
office of publication to regular subscri
ber*, postage shall bo ehargoil at the fol
lowing rates per quarter, namely:?
On publications issued less frequently
than once a week, at the rate of 1 cent
for eaeh'issue ; issued once a week ~> e? n's
additional 'or each issue more frequent
than once a week. An additional rate
shall be charged for each additional four
ounces or fraction thereof ;u weight.
?See. 10!). That on newspaper* and
other periodicals sent f/om a known offn e
of publication to regular subscribers, the
postage shall bo paid before delivery, not
less than one-quarter* nor more than one
year ; which payment may be made cither
at the office of mailing or delivery com
mencing at any time, and the postmaster
shall account for said postage, in the quar
ter in which it was received.
Sec. H?0. That the Postmaster Gene
ral may provide, by regulations for car
rying small newspapers, issued less fre
quently than once a week, in packages
to one address from a knowu office or
publication to regular subscribers, at the
rate of one cent for each four ounces, or
See. 1 Gl. That persons known as r -
gular dealers iu newspapers and periodi
cals may receive and transmit by mail
such quantities of cither as thvy may
require, and pay the postage thereon as
received at the some rates pro rata as re
gular subscribers to such publication who
.pay quarterly in advance.
Tho continual changes in the postal
laws of tho country require persons to
keep continually on the qui vive, or else
to run the risk of having their co'tres
pondence quietly dumped into the dead
Under the old law the rate of postage
for mail matter was three cents per half
ounce for letters, and the regulation pro
vided that in case the requisite number
of stamps to pay thy full poitaga was not
attached to a letter, the postmaster at
the place of destination was required to
collect the remainder. For instance, il
a letter which weigh d one mince only
hud a three cent stamp attached, it wen;
to its destination and the remaining three
cents due upon it was collected thefo.
The law in this respect lias been materi
ally changed. Under a decision of Mm
P st O lice autimritios postmasters are
required to collect double the amotiut
which remains unpaid. Double p sta'g
must of course bo colh cted on wholly
unpaid matt :r widt h may by chanc
r- ach the office of destination. This i
Uhder the new Code, Section i.VJ. Let
t v-writers and business m Ui will avoid
mil h c n usioh in fu lire by bearing in
mind the new law on the st bj et.
OK A NG EBU RG COL* NT Y,
In Common Pi.ras.
Fx parte Caroline Karick and others.
By virtue of an order mad,? in ihn
case upon a return in Partition, I Will
sell on Monday, 7th October next, at lh?
Court House, the following lands which
were of Adam Karick, deceased.
1. The "Home" Tract <>i' 1 lil acres
bounded by laud.- of J. M. Crosswell, Ilm
Trust Estate of A. R. Tabor, T. J. Car
son und K. \V. Riser.
\l. The "Wiles" Tract of one hundred
(100) acres bounded by lands of D. J."
Zeigler, William Wait and Ann Smoke,
o. The "Thomson" Tract* of 49 acres
bounded by lands of K. W. Riser; P. M.
Cai'son and T. J. Carson.
Terms?One-third cash, (but with lib
erty to the purchaser to pay all cash,)
the balance on a credit ot one jear,
secured by bond (wi'b interest fro'in date)
and mortgage made payable to the Judge
of Probate. Purchaser to pjty for papers
S. O. O.
Sheriff's Office, Orangeburg C. IL, S.
C, September 9th, 1872. ,
IX PROBATE COURT.
PETITION TOR PARTITION.
Ex paite Caroline Karick und others.
The creditors of Adam Karick and of
his soti Adam Ci Karick, are required to
prove their demands lv?foro me within
two months from this date, J4th Sept.
1872. THAI). C. ANDREWS,
Notice of Dismissal.
Notice is hereby given that I will, on
the 20th day of October next, file my
fund account with the Honorable Judg'
of Probate for Orangeburg County, as
Administrator of B. M. Dnntx'icr, ami
ask for Let'crs of Dismissal.
J. P. M. FOUR ES, "
ORANGE I!ERG COTTON MARKET,
' The ruurket in a xh-ulu better, pries? advi
ing H<*3 lK'r middle g? closing at \G\
Charleston?17?] to 17 j etn.
Bacon Hams : : lb 10 ??
" Side* : : " 12J (?}
Lurd : . : " l r>
Corn : : : : bus 1 2 @
Pea* : : : : " 1 00 (.?,'
Oat* j need : : [' , , X#\>0
I'ioiir : . : : : cwt 5 00'(5.?
Fodder : : : 1 00^
Roitgli Mice : : " 1 40 <$>
Butter : r : !b- *' 2> ?
E;grt : : : y dot . 20 (jy
Turkey* : : pr 2 00 @2
C.ecsc : : : * : " 1 00 ,<?>1
Chicken* : : : " 20 (?>
Decs Wax : : ; lb 22, (a)
Bc.f \ ,r" i<r<s>
Tallow : " 10 ?
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
EXECUTIVE JL)ErAItTMK5T: !'
Inpursuance of an net of ihe Genera
.Assembly approved March 1, 1870, vii
titled VAn act, providing? for the gftucrat
election and tbo manner of conducting
I be same, amended by an act approved j
March 12, 1872, an election will be held
in the several counties of this State
the THJKD WEDNESDAY, being tho]
16th day of October, for tho following]
State, Legislative; County-and CVigres-;
sional officers, to serve for the ucxt two
and four years, as provided by the State
Constitution and acts of Congress of the
United States, to wit: Governor, hicu
tenant-Govcrnor. Attornuy-GouoYul, See>?]
retary of State, Slate Treasurer, Comp
troller-General, Superintendent? f Eduoa
tion, Adjutant and Inspector-General,
members of the General Assembly, So
licitors in the several judicial circuits, ami
for the various county offices, together
with on..- member ol Coogrcai* io represent,
the State at large, and Representative
in tbe respective CongroWit??nl District.
At tho said election the following
amendment* to the ate Constitution will
be submitted to the voters lor ratification
or rejection, to wit:
1st. Amendment relating to change, of
time of hohling g. neral.eit-. tious.
Strike out ail of that pottidn of Sec
lion XI ol Article 2. following the words
"eighteen hundred and seventy*' occur
ring in the fourth and fifth lines, and id:
s ihe following: 'An I forever th.e.n;
nltec, on the first Tne.-dny tollowii.g tsc
first Moiphty in Novctoln'r, in every
second year, in fitch manner and at Mich
places as the gi.-laturc. may p.ovidc."
The manner ot voting <*l: tlo> V.ii-ei.th-.o ot
shall bt! us t'oilows/. Those in favor of
the amendment shall deposit a ballot
w'th the following words wrr.tvn.vir
p n ci thcre.on, "l-'t.iifctituaonal Anwfid
... nt : ^*es." Tluiao opjiised - r?i t-nid
aim .oiuicut sduill cast 'a ballot with tho
following words printed thereon, ?'Con
t lu ional Amend incut?Nu."
sA. Amendment relating to j lie further
n vase of the public deb! of the State,
. ii.ii.ow-: Article XVI, "To the end'
that the public debt of South Carolina
may not hereafter be incj-nscd v. ithouc
tbe oin- (in ideration, : n'l free consent
of tbo peopl'A'bf the Sta ? , ihe General
A si mbly is hereby fj r.?o d -n to create
any uirthcr debt or obligation, cither by
tiie loan of the credit of the State, by
guarantee, endowment or otherwise, ex
cept for the ordinary and ? cur relit bu>i-'
ness of the State, without first submitting
the question as to the creation of any.
sin h new debt, guarantee, endorsement
or lean of the ereO-t, to the people of this
State, nt a general e cittern; und unless
two-t turns oi the qualified voters'of this
State, voting on the question shall be in
Iavor of u In.'ther debt, guarantee, en
dorsement or loan of this credit, none*
shall be created or made."
The manner of votiug^bn this amend
ment shall be as follows :
Those in favor of the amendment shall
deposit a I allot with the following words
written or printed thereon: ''Ciinstitu
tionnlAmendment, Article XVI?Yes."
Those opposed to ihe amendment shall
tast a ballot with the following words
written or printed thereon: 4,Cot)>titu
tioiial Amendment, Ai'ticle XV:.?r*No."
All bar-rooms jiml drinking saloons
shall be closed on the day of election;
and any person who shall sell any intox
icating drinks on the day of election.,
shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, rincTott
conviction thereof, shall be fined in a sum
not less than one hundred dollars, or ho
imprisoned for a period not less than one
mouth, nor m< re than six months.
Tho Comxiissioucrs and Managers'of
Election, and each of them, are hereby
required, with strict regard to the pro
visions of the Constitution and lows of
the State, touching their duty in such
ease, to cause such elections to bo held in
their respective counties on the day
aforesaid, and to take all necessary steps
for the holding of such flections, and tor
the ascertaining the persons yho,shall
have been duly elected thereat." nr^drel
ing to tho rules, principle*nud provisions
proscribed by the Act and Amendment
lu witness whereof I hi've; hereunto ?et
my band and caused the groat soul of*
the State to be atrixed, at Columbia,
the Kith-day of September, A. D.,
1872, and in the Xinety-scveiuh year. .
of the independence of the. United.
States of An" .v
[i.. s.] KOLr.UT K. SCOTT,
P. L. Cahdo/.o, Govcinor.
Secretary of State.