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THE (XRANGEBURG TIMES
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t> UA NGEBURG, C. H., SOUTH CAROLINA
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?BANGEBURG TIMES COMPANY.
Kirli Robinson, Agt.
RATES OF ADVERTISING.
24 In-f48 In
13 00| 55 00|
83 00|125 00
$2 a year, in advance?$1 for six months.
JOB PRINTING in its all depaitmenta
neatly executed. Give us a call.
SOUTH CAROLINA RAILROAD.
Charleston, S. C, Juno 28, 1872.
On and after SUNDAY, Juno 29, the
passenger trains on the South Carolina
Railroad will run as follows:
Leave Charleston - G:00 a rn
Arrive at Augusta - .- 1:45 p m
Leave Charleston - 0:00 a m
Arrive at Columbia, - 1:50 p m
Leave Augusta ? - 5:30 a m
Arrivo at Charleston - 1:10 p m
Leave Columbia - 5:20 n m
Arrive at Charleston - 1:10 p in
Leave Charleston - 8:10 pm
Arrivo at Augusta - - 7:15 am
Lcavo Augusta - - 6:15 p m
Arrive at Charleston - 5:35 a in
columbia night BXritFSS.
Leave Cliarlcston - 7:10 pm
Arrive at Columbia - 0:15 a m
Leave Columbia - - 7:1 ^p m
Arrive nt Charleston - 6:4o a m
Leave Sumiucrvillo - 7:35 am
Arrivo at Charleston - 8:30 a m
Leavo Charleston - 3:35 p m
Arrive nt Summcrvillc at - 4:40 p m
Lcavo Camden - - 3:55 a m
Arrivo at Culumbia - 8:30 a m
Lcavo Columbia - - 10;40 a m
.Arrive at Camden - 3:25 p in
Day and Night Trains connect at Au
gusta with Macon and Augusta Railroad
.and Georgia Railroads. This is the
quickest and most direct route, and as
comfortable and cheap as any other routo
to Louisville, Cincinnati, Chicago, St.
Louis and all other points West and
Colunibia Night Trains connect with
Greenville and Columbia Railroad, and
Day and Night Trains connect with Char
Through Tickets on eale, via Luis route
to all points North.
.Camden Train connects at Kingvillo
.daily (except Sundays) with Day Passou
.ger Train, and runs through to Columbin
A. L. TYLER, Vice-Prcsident.
S. B. Pickcus General Ticket Agent.
?>R. Ii. BAER,
"WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
DE UG GIST,
Jill Meeting Street, Charleston, So. Ca.
DR. BAER k?q>s a complete assortment of
everything that helougs to his branch of
.huxiness ; and makes a specialty of Trusses, Ab
.dominal Supporters, Elastic Stockings. Shoulder
iBraccs. for lodiett or geniicinisn. Also Mag
?neto-Elcctrie Batteries. Hom?opathie Medi
ciucs: and Medicine Chests for Physicians or
? Ho is proprietor of numerous valuable reme
dies, and agent for many mure. Ho cordially
iuvitCH orders from his couutry friends,
april 10, 1873 8 Cm
W. J. DeTreville,
ATTORNEY AT L A W.
O/Iicc at Court House Square,
Orangehurg, S. C.
Cteo. S. Kacker
j Doors Sash, Blind
pIIIS IS AS LARGE AND COMPLETE,
A a factory as there ia in the South. All work
manufactured at the Factory in thin city. The
only, house owned and managed by a Carolin
an in this city.- Send for price list. Address
?GEO. S. HACKER,
PostofficeBox 170, Charleston, a C.
Factory and Wardrooms on King street oppo
site Cannon street, on line of CSV Hallway,"'?** *l
Oct. SO. ? ' ly
FERSNER & DANTZLER,
Orangeburg, S. 0.,
Offico over MeMastcr's Brick Store.
F. Febbner. ?P. A. Dantzlxr, D. D. 8
MOSES M. BEOWN,
MARKET STREET, ORANGEBURG, S. C,
(next door to Straus a Street's mux.)
HAVING permanently located in the town,
k would respectful.1 Y solicit tho patronage of
the citizens- Every ofl?rt will be used to give
June 18, 1873 18 ly
ATTORNEYS A*T LAW,
?rangeburg, S. C.
J as. F. i zt..mi.- S. Dibble.
DOYLE & ENGLISH
MADE up their mbid to keep up their stock ]
OF the choicest groceries. Also, a-full mipnly
of Wines, Ales, Porter and Liquors generally.
Examine our stock of
At the lowest prices. ?
Feh. 20, 1873 3m
FOR THE SICK AND FOR PARTIES.
A Delightful Relish and Lunch.
For cleansing Silver and Tin.
Sea Foam and Horsford
RES T F OR FAMILY USE..
Cheap Coffee Sugars
J ust received and for sale by
JOHN A. HAMILTON
May 20, 1873 15 tf
diu ct imtobt bs op
HARDWARE, CUTLERY, GUNS
AND AGRICULTURAL IMPLE
No. 52, East Bay, South of t1 o old Post
Office, Charleston, S. C.
AGENT for the sale of tho Magnolia Cotton
Cins. At tho Fairs held at Savannah, Ga.
lust month, the "Magnolia" cotton Gin ginned
1501hs seed cotton in threo minutes and forty
tivo seconds, taking the premium, and also tho
Eirize of One Hundred Dollars ofTered by the
ioard of Trado for the best GIN. Several
have been sold this season which gin a bale an
hour. The same gin also took tho premium at
the Cotton States Fair at AugUBtn, last October.
Feb. 13, 1873 61 ly
TaE~E0ME SHUTTLE ~~
TT/N BEST, Because it is perfect in its work
Because it has the endorsement of so
many ladies who use it; becauso it is simple,
and because it can bo bought complete on table
for only $37,00.
JOHN A. HAMILTON.
Agent for H S. 8. Machine,
march 0, 1873 tf
IHEREBY appoint Mr. KIRK ROBIN
SON my Agent. All persons indebted to
mo by note or otherwise, will please make pay
ment to him.
Prompt payment ia requested,
?W. T. MUI.t?"?
July 10 *Q,T"
AN ACT Concerning School Eu
- . "T?
Section 1. Be U enacted ly
Scnato and House of Representative i f
tho State of South Carolina, now net.
and sitting in Goaoral Assembly, nr..
tho authority of tho Bamo, That
General Assomhly ?hall levy, nt c\ \
regular session thereof, an annual spsa-d
tax, to bo known and designated u
"school tax,", on all taxablo proper?
throughout tho State, tor the.suprfe.. '
and vnJaintonanco of Free Comm ?
Sohools, which tax shall be t'bllectcii -
tho same time, and in the same roam
and by tho same agents, as the
State tax, and Which tax ebid! be
into tho Treasury of tho State,
Seo. 2.' That it bo declared a mis !
meanor, on tho part of the State Ti
surer, to apply or appropriate any fun
or moneys derived from, or collected or (
account of, said school tax, for any puti
poso or purpo?cs whatever, except t'
of Frco Common Schools; and, on <
"viotion thereof, ho shall pay a fine of no,
less than five thousand dollars (85,0C
tho same to bo used for school, purptvn
and shall be imprisoned nt tho disor
tion of the Court.
Sec. 3. That the Stato Treasr
shall furnish to tho State Superintend
ent of Education, annually, on or
foro the first Tuesday of March, of each
year, oxcept tho present yearH which
shall^ be the first day of April, a c^
fied statement, showing the amount oi
moneys oollooted or received by him
account of said school tax.
Sec. 4. 'xhnt it sh?.U be the duty of j
tho State .Superintendent pf Education^
to apportion, ni the law spocinti.*; -tih
Free Common School funds of the
among'tho several Counties thereof, j !
Sec. 5. That it shall be the
each County School Comuiijaioiio^ t;; j
Common School funds ? County
among the several'school districts there
of: Provided) That any School District
belioving itself wronged by such appor
tionment may appeal to' tho State
Superintendent of Education, whoso
decision shall be fiual.
Sec. G. That it shall bo the duly of
each County Treasurer to roporfc, month
ly, on tho fifteenth day of oaoh month,
to the County School Commissioner of
his County, the amount of collections
and disbursements made by him for the
month on account of poll tax and all
other school funds; aud it shall bo a
misdemeanor, on the part of any County
Trcnsuror, to neglect, fail or reluso to
make such report; and, on conviction
thereof, he shall pay a fine of not less
thau five hundred dollars (8500.QO, the
same to be used for sohool purposes in
Sec 7. That all moneys disbursed by
any County Treasurer, on account of
school funds, or poll tax, shall bo paid
on tho orders of Boards of Sohool Trus
tees, countersigned by tho County
School Commissioner : Provided, That
accounts or claim-' of School Trustees,
for enumerating school children, shall
bo paid on tho ordors of tho County
Sec. 8. That each County Treasuror
shall mako out and forward to tho State
Superintendent of -Education, annually,
on tho first day of Novomber, a certified
Statement showing, by school districts,
tho amount of poll tax and the amount
of local or sohool district taxes oollooted
by him for tho fiscal yoar onding on tho
31st of October next preceding} and
should any County Treasuror fail, nog
leot or refuse to make aud forward tho ?
statement as herein required, the State
Superintendent of Education shall mako
out a written complaint to tho Circuit
Solioitor for the County in whioh tho
said Treasurer resides, Who shall prose
cute tho said County Treasuror for the
satno. and on non vie t ion thereof he shall
bo subject to a fino of fivohundred
dollars (8500.00,) the same to bo used
for Frco Common Sohool purposoB in
Approved February 20, 1873.
AN ACT to Regulate the Service
of Process Issuing from* the
. Ho?so of. Representatives of the State
of South Carolina, now met and sitting
in General Assembly, and . by the
authority*of the same, That the Supremo
Court of thi3 State bo, and is hereby,
empowered to requiro the'--Sheriff of
each 'and every County in this State, to
whom any order or process issuing from
. paid Court may be directed, to serve and
execute tho i same; and shall have the
same powdr to enforce such service and
. execution, and to punish default therein,
as is- novr vested iu tho Circuit Court;)
in process issuing therefrom.
Approved February 2D, 3873. -
AN ACT to Snfobob the Payment
op thk Poll Tax.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the
Senate and House of Representatives of
tho State of South Carolina, now mot
and sitting in Gcncrral Assembly, and
by the authority of the samo, That thoro
shall be assessed on all taxable polls in
tho State an annual tax of one dollar on
each poll, the proceeds of whioh shall
be applied to educational purposes; and
' :lf any person shall refuse or neglect to
pay said lax,-before tho expiration of
tho time fixed for the payment of all
If.toxes, the County Treasurer shall, with
i$\a twenty days thereafter, furnish ft list
i of all delinquent polls to the County
Commissioners of the County. Where
; tho persons so taxed and delinquent
have no property to be distrained for the
payment of said poll lax, as authorized
in the Act providing for the assessment
and taxation of property, approved
tcmber 15, 18G8, the person or por
jrons so delinquent shall be aubject to a
fi&ftiy of double the amount of their
al>d cn failing to pay tho samq,
i of tho ' fact, within ton
da^- ?after -.Buch notice, cue!: ??? \>a or
the highway or roads, iu their respective
Counties, as the County commissioners
may direct, not oxceeding three days.
Sec. 2. That said county Commiss
ioners ?hall, after receiving jhc dolinqu
cnt poll lists, summon suoh delinquents
to appear at their office, and then and
thoro give them tho opportunity to pay
the douDle tax ; and on failing to do so,
suoh delinquents shall be required to
work upon the highways and roads of
their respective counties as the county
commissioners may direct; aud it tho
said delinquents, being personally warn
cd by tho said commissioners, or by
written notice, oorved at their placo of
residence, shall refuse or neglect, having
had tea days' notice, to attond by thorn
solves, or substitutes equally able to per
form said duties as themselves, or to pay
tho double tax in lieu of said duties, or,
having attouded themselves, shall refuse
to conform to the requirements of this
Act, or obey the directions of tho county
commissioners, they shall bo considered
guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on convic
tion thereof, be imprisoned for the same,
in couuty jnil, for a term not less than
Approved Fobruary 20, 1873.
AN ACT for the Better Protection
of Religious WORSHIP.
Be it enacted by tho Senate and
House of Representatives of tho State
of South Carolina, now met and sitting
in Goncral Assombly, and by tho author
ity of tho samo, That if any person shall,
willfully and maliciously, disturb or
interrupt any meeting, society, assombly
or congregation, convoncd for tho pur
pose ot religious worship, or shall outer
suoh meeting, while in a state of
intoxioation, or shall use or selb spiritu
ous liquors, or uso blasphomous langu
age at or near tho plaoo of mooting,
suoh pcrsou shall bo doomed guilty of a
misdemeanor, and shall on conviction,
be sentenced to pay a line of not less
than twonty, or more than ono hundred
dollars, or bo imprisoned for a term not
excocding one yoar, or less than thirty
days, or both, or either, at the discretion
of tho Court.
Approved February 20j 1873.
oiiAtter X LV of the General
Statutes of the State.
Be it enacted by tho Senate and House
of Representatives of tho 8tate of South
Carolina, new met and sitting in General
Assembly and'by tho authority of tho
same, That Seotipn 17, ohapte* XLV of
tho Genoral Statutes of the State, bo
amended by (striking out tho ' words
"forty five," and insert in lieu thoroof
the words "fifty flvo."
Approved February 22,1773.
AN ACT to Amend an Act entitled
"A* Act to Incoepgbatis tub
.v- -tf^U I.I. ....
Town of Lbwisville, 8.0/'
. . ? '. '. . " ' 3 j
,,Y . ?
Be it enacted by tho Senate and House
of Representatives of tho State of South
Carolina, now met and sitting in Genor
al Assembly, 'aftd by the authority of tho
same, That an Act entitled "An Act to
?corporate kth? town ofliowisTille, S.
C.," passed February 28th, 1873 bo
amended by striking out the words.
? "threo-fourtns" wherever tho same
occur in the- Act, and insert the words
Approved February 20, 1873.
AN ACT 'To Amend Chapter CXX
of the General Statutes, of xnE
Be it enqeJed 'by the Senate and Houso
of Representatives of the State of South ;
Carolina, now met and aittisg in Goncr
al Assembly, and by the authority of
toe same, That Chapter CXX of tho ?
General Statutes of the State be amend- j
ed as follows: Strike out the word
"thirty," wherever it occurs in Section
11, and insert the word "ninety /'strike
i t "SIS 1)1 : ..
Approved February. 20, 1873.
Charleston, Aug. 7,1873,
Large and fine'
With a very thin rind,
Just picked from the vine,
Bark a lingo,
bny any Water-melon.?"
' So sang in dayB of yore tho good old
melon vender in the streets of the
"City by the seah, and, though long
years havo passed?years fraught with
such hardships, privations and mis
ery, as to make them appear a. century
we never partake of tho luscious fruit
without these early reminiscences recur
ring to our mind, and producing that
pleasant yet painful sensation, which
the rcmcmbrauco of days that aro passed
always brings. Tho melon seller of
ancient times, was an institution peculiar
to Charleston, met with porhaps in no
other city on this Continent, generally a
strong athletic darkey, having tho un
mistakable appearance (wo had almost
said "odor") of the "Sea Islands" about
him, and carrying on his head a largo
baskot of tho melons grown on our sea
coast, ho would wander about tho street
reciting in a voico oft-times of romarKa
blo sweetness and power, the praises of
his fruit, in a species of impromptu dog
gerel verso which was occasionally witty,
and always amusing. If his geuoral ap
pearance was dull, and led tho observer
to imagino' him easily "taken in," in
mutters ap pertaining to his trade, tho
mistake would soon bo discovered by
watching the close bargains driven by tho
melon man" with tho different house-wives
along his line of march, and it would bo
spcedily*ascertained that there was noth
ing" green" about him but his fruit, and
that in the rise and fall of tho melon
market, our. "ante bellum friend" was
as export as a Now York broker in tho
rise and decline of the money markot.
The glory of his trado has departed, but
thanks to our genial climate and soil, tho
ii?ii still exisis :iovor green," gladdening
tho eyef, and refreshing tho body duriug
tho hot and sultry days of summer. Tho
growth of the melon is wonderful, from
tho sizn of an applo, it suddenly and
imperceptibly springs iuto a huge cyliu.
drical mass weighing on an averago from
15 to 50 lbs. No man over satisfied
hunger with a melon, although its powers
of expansion aro so groat, that ono is al
most deluded into such a belief. We
?-?^red that tho immortal
"Squeers" of Mr. Dickens, dulnot pre
scribe for the" ferocioue appetite of iris
boys, a doso of watcr-niclou, how thoso
famish cd infant would have bolted, seeds
and all, and perhaps, found an amount
of nourishment in the former certainly
not obtainable in tdio pulp and ilice.
Various as are tho modes pf servrog w
tor-melon wo remark "n? for n?;-give
ours "a L'Afriquo." *
A SN/3DGRASS. .
Referring to Queen " Victoria, tho
Times of this city remarks that as &?
royal matchmaker she is a conspicuous
success. She has just completed tho ne
gotiations for the marriage of her second'
aon. Prince. Alfrod. to Marie Alexandra,,
daughter of tho Czar, and it is already
announced that, she is about to make*
matrimonial provision for Prince Arthur;
tho young gentleman is to be "packed ofl^
to Copenhagen and ordered to pop the1
question to Princess Tbyra. This young ?
lady is a sister of the Princcs3 of Wales,,
and also of the wife of tho czarowitch, the
future empress of Russin. Hor brother
is King George, of Greece, but it must
be admitted that ehe has no particular ?
reason to be proud of him. One advan-'
tage of the selection of Thyra as a bride
for Arthur is tk%? it will save Tennyson '
tho trouble of writing an ode for the oo-*
ension' as they can use tho one written
for the marriage of Albert and Aloxan
dra, with tho musical refrain : "For Sax- -
on and Norman and Dane are we, But
all of us Danes in our- welcome of thee/'
The cable, recently, brought news of
tho death of two eminent men in Eng
land?one a leading member of tho Brit
ish bar, and tho other of the pulphV? -
The first was Sir Kichard Bethel, (Lord^
Westbury) one of the first judges in the
realm, wl'.o occupied a place in the freut,
rank of those known as law roforggnj&j
iu X?Oii, no was mtulo i?-ioteitu'r-General,.
and in 1856 was promoted to tho oilico
of Attorney-General, and,- in 1861, ho
was .elevated to the Wool-sack, with the
Baronetcy of Westbury as an additional
favor, from the crown. His ago was 73.
The other celebrity was Samuel Wilbor
force, a son of tho celebrated William, .
who was thrown, from his horse and in
stantly killed. Ho graduated at Oxford.;
in 1829, and*arose steadily in church rank -
until ho became Bishop of Oxford, and,
finally, Bishop of* Winchester. He ia
hest known in this countTy as the author *
of a vory valuable" History of tho Epis
copal Church in Amorica," published in
1844. He was 58 years of age.
?-?? ? b_-?
The vicissitudes of fortune havo been ?
singularly illustrated inilic life of Court -
Andrassy, the Austrain Premior. Hisr
path has been anything but one of roses...
At one time he was sentenced to death i.
for treason, then ho was banished from y
tho country, and during his exile in Lon* ?
don he supported himself by giving lea- -
sons on tho guitar. So poor was ho that
more than oiicc ho had to walk the parks .
at night because unable* to pay for a lod^* -
ging. After having known what it was -
to suffer hungor and to do without shel- ?
ter at night, ho has finally come to be ?
tho Prime Minister of a great empire.
"Why is it that so many mon are ?
troubled with brain discaso of lateV '"
asked a gentleman.
"In tliis tolegraphio, high pressure ?
ago," replied a friend, are a great many '
more things to occupy one's attention .
thau there' woro twenty, years ago, but-,
tho brain ain't any biggor now than
A man in Scbyikill Haven, who v.
wantcd to bo a minister, said he bolioved?
bo had been called to "labor in tho
Lord's vineyard." His brothor, who was
less noted for his piety, Eaid that he had!
mistaken tho word "barnyard" for "vine* ?s
- ? i ? ? ?
The cottage of William Pcnn, which
is now in a dilapidated condition in the
midst of tho great warehouses of Phila
delphia, is used for a beer saloon.
The first Russian nowspaper was pub*
liahcd over one hundred and sixty $earfj ,
ago, under tho special patronage, of Pofcoc
tho Great., one of ite princip^ cQnttibur