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Q RAN GEBURG TIMES.
ORANGEBURG,S. C, Ai:G?8T^,1874fl|
STILES B. MELLICH A MP, Editor.
G. W. WHITEHEAD,
PUBLISHER AND BUSINESS MANAGER.
Jft.' We arc in no way responsible for the
stars or opinions of our Correspondents.
In assuming cditoriul control of the
Times, with this issue, we would rcs
pectAtlly and moro particularly invite
attention to our future career, as a pub
lic journal than to any definite line of
policy that could possibly be indicated
in this brief salutatory.
While wo propose to conduct the
paper, strictly as heretofore, in tho in
terest of the Conservative element of
the community, wcshall novcrabandon
that independence of thought which
every free citizen should maintain un
der all circumstances, and which gives
to journalism its potent influence and
exalted position as a promoter of the
Issues will be dealt with, as they
come up, in tho broad light of reason
and sober reflection; and nothing shall
ever be said by us intentionally which
shall militate in the slightest degree
with the just rights of the humblest of
our fellow citizens.
We recognize the political equality
of all men, and upon this basis wo hope
in time.by legitimate agencies, to enjoy
the fruits of honest government.
It is natural and right for us to at
tempt,in every way we can,to influence
politics in the right direction; but it
is not so much in this way- that we ex
pect good to be accomplished, as in the
advancement of the material wolfare
of the State by awakening a spirit of
enterprise and improvement among
our mechanics, farmers and merchants,
which may lead to tho building up of
our waste places, and tho opening of
new avenues of trade commerce and
For the promotion of the ideas here
meagerly let forth, but to be more fully
indicated in our future editorial pro
gress, we repectfully solicit the contin
ued co-operation and good will of the
patrons of the Times.
STILES. R. MELLICH AMP.
What action the CTnnnnvvativeo will
take in the coming campaign seems to
be a subject of general inquiry. Wo
do not pretend, in our humble position,
to bo able to foreshadow what this
policy may be. Wc think however,
that it will be shaped in a great meas
ure by the action of the Radical State
Convention. If this convention nomi
nates a State ticket which gives us a
reasonable assurance of honesty, we
think tho Conservatives will not put
forward any opposing ticket, but accept
the nomination of that convention.
If however the Radicals put forward
corrupt men, the Conservatives should
immediately call a State Convention
of their own, and nominate the best and
most available man for Governor, and
do their best to elect him.
Our choice for this position would
be General Kershaw, but wo would
acquiesce in the better judgment of the
Convention, so an honest and liberal
minded man is nominated. So far as
County nominations are concerned,
wherever tho relative strength of
the parties is such as to warrant a hope
of Conservative success,let nominations
be made; otherwise it is best to have
DOW A WITH THE RIOTERS.
A most unhappy feature in the pres
ent political campaign is the disposition
to riot manifested by the blacks, ill
every part of the South. From every
quarter we hear of disturbances, some
times of n serious nature, which every
good citizen should certninly deplore,
and uschis influence to check. As yet
the whites of the Conservative party
do not seem to have been involved to
any considerable extent; the difficulties
originating with, and being generally
confined to the different factions of
the "Republican party. But how
ever this may be, is not so much a
matter of concern as the consequences
to which such thoughtless and criminal
conduct may lead. It is a notorious
fact that those who are most noisy in
?tailing a difficulty, are not always the
most ready to meet it.
Such men are always selfiBh, thiiiK
ing only ot gratifying, their present
ends, regardless alike of tho welfare of
I heir neighbors, and t he moral conse
quences of their actions. They little
realize how great a flame a little spark
I'.uiy kindle; or if they realize it, they
caro but little, po long as they enjoy :v
rensouabio hope of eoseeaUpg them
selves when the hour of danger arrives.:
It is riot always possible to find out^
who the the instigators of a riot are, as
in the case of Bowley and Jones of
Georgetown fame, two political intri
guers, who like many others iu the
State seem to have no legitimate em
ployment, but making office the grand
business of their lives; but all such as
indulge in harrangues calculated to
inflame the nte?s against each other,
bo they white, or black, Republican or
Democrat should receive the denun
ciation of of every lover of good govern
mont. However heated a political
campaign may be, if truth is the great
object sought after, it is unnecessary
cither give or to take offense, and he
who does either is making victory and
not truth his aim.
Politics in this State being almost
entirely the pastime of t no Republican
party, such thoughts may bo most
worthy of thpir consideration, but at
the same time we would advise Con
servatives to give no cause for provo
cation, so that if trouble comes they
may feel that the responsiblity docs
not rest on their shoulders. Wo believe
the colored people, if let alone, wonld
be well disposed towards their white
neighbors, but tho poisonous teaching
oftho army of office seekers, whose
only chance for plunder lies in the
keeping open of the gulf of ill feeling
which they have created botwecn the
races, is destructive of every present
hope of reconciliation or combination
for honest government.
It would be well for our people, if,
instead of permitting their minds to be
unduly engrossed in politic*, of which
they have little control, to turn their,
attention to the material progress of.
the country. By tho improving of our
lands, the building up of our farm
conveniences, the erection of factories,
tho laying out of railroads, the encour
agemcut of immigration, we will du
more for the ultimate establishment of
of good government, than by any tem
porary effort to influence our political
destinies. We aro too much disposed
to jump at immediate relief. We
will have to learn that frequently "the
longest way around is the shortest way
What we wn nt is for settlors to come
among us, who intend tu iiiuku men'
homes here, and work along with Us
for tho development of our State. But
it is said that we cauuot offer induce
ments for them to come. Can this be
possible? Where arc our acres of land
that are now ruining us by taxation?
This is our capitni stock to contribute.
But next you ask, where is the money
to come from? Wo answer go to
Northern and European capitalists,
and offer upon liberal terms to unite
our lands with their capital, to assist
us in building cottages on suitable
tracts to accommodate immigrants
or otherwise to develop our resources.
But tho Northerner makes two objec
tions: First, that the political condi
tion of the.State is too precarious.
This wo admit is an obstacle for the
Republican party to remove, but wc
think if he will help us, we cau even
better this. Second, that he, the North
erner, is ostracised socially at the South
In answer to this wc say that we
believe that any Northern man, who
comes here, otherwise than to make
his living by office, will be admitted
into that society to which his education
and rearing entitles him. Wo make
our bread by the sweat of our brow,
and we think all honest men ought to
be willing to do the same. All this
talk about social ostracism is circula
ted at the North by those who are
chagrined at being unnoticed on
account of their inordinate love of
office. We heartily wolcome all honest
Northern men, who come among us to
make a living in the ordinary way,
and feel assured (hot our people will
co-opcrnto with nil eucli, wherever they
can, for the material advancement of
ii ? ?? *m
The contract* for grading on the
Spartanburg and Ashville Railroad
will be let out on September 1st, and
the work will be commenced by tho
15th of the month. A rare opportu
nity is offered for mouied men to ben
fit themselves as well as the State.
Every man who can, ought to beccmo
The original African has some idea
of his rights. A mulatto in Liberia
at temped to install himself as a perma
nent dictator. He and his cohorts were
3cucd and ppt in prison, and in at
tempting to escape on board an Eng
lish vessel the mulatto was drowned.
Th* Radical di?urtrauc*s at George
town scom to haye quieted dowuv
A building of Dr. Lartigue of Black
ville was couisumed by fire on Friday
Joe Clark who killed his father,
Aaron Clark, was captured in Marion,
county on the 13th and lodged in jail.
It is said that Senator Patcrson
made a speech recently to the colored
people of Beaufort, of a very incendi
The Georgetown Times says that
Congressman Rainey in a recent speech
announced himself in favor of a third
term for Grant.
A Mass Meeting of tbo Conserva
tives of Marlboro', took place at Ben
ncttsvUIe on the 24th for the purpose
of nominating a County ticket, and
forming Tax Unions.
A. J. Ransier seems to be in great
dread that he will not bo regarded by
his constituency as a candidate for re
election to Congress, and is therefore
out in a card to show that ho is a con
Congressman Wallace has been
charged with the following language
by several gentlemen, who heard his
recent-speech to the negroes in tho
ap-coputry:. "If you don't got your
rights at the ballot-box, you must re*
sort to tho cartridge box." What
have wo come to when such an incen
diary is scut to Congress?
Tho Charleston papers contain ac
counts of a suicide at that place of a
young man, only nineteen years of
ago named William J. Oxnor, son of
Postmaster Oxner, of Win-psboro.
Ho is said to have been engaged to n
young lady who refused to marry hitn
until he left off drinking; but finding
it impossible to do so, he poisoned
Coiling for United States Troops.
Two rival negro politicians have
got into a wrangle in South Carolina.
Their respective adherents stand up
for their lenders, and tho result is
sort of free fight. Ono of the leader*
feels that he has been temporarily
worsted, and so he coolly makes
requisition for United States troops.
Gen. McDowell, of course, rcjjrcd to
comply, and tho litigious negroes arc
left to settle their disgraceful fights as
best they can. That such a demand
was mado at all proves that among
the freed men the~o is an impression
that whenever they want tho assistance
of Federal authority they havo o?ly to
ask for it. They owe this delusion to
crafty men who derive a large part
of their influence from their own rep
resentations that they are all-powerful
at Washington. It is high time that
the Southern negroes should rid them
selves of the idea that the one great
object of the Government's solicitude
is to keep certain political factions in
power in the South.
South Carolina has done much to
disgust the Republican party.. The
colored men arc largely iu the major
ity, and they have certainly managed
to fasten a terrible load of corruption
and plunder upon the State. The
President has very flatly told the un
scrupulous scamps in power there that
he will not? directly or indirectly,
raise a finger to throw a particle of
?ntluenco in their favor. This decla
ration gave the Northern Republicans
unqualified satisfaction. It is dc
Iraanded of the South Carolina Repub
licans that they redeem their .State j
from the terrible condition in which
it is now found. If they do not, they
lust prepare to be expelled from com
munion with tho honest men of the
party. If they sco fit to fight among
themselves, well and good; it is hardly
possible to shed any decent blood in
such a quarrel. But let the colored
men who persist in taking part in
such proceedings realize once and for
ever that tho national troops are not
held subject to their heck and tall.
[Buffalo Commercial Advcrtisor,
The Gag Law.?The Bum tor Re
publicans adopted a, series of resolu
tions denouncing Moses, Chamber
lain, Scott, and tho icst of the State
House Ring as unworthy and unfit to
receive the nomination of the party for
Governor. But tho Columbia Union
Herald, tho Chamboilain organ, ro
fuscd to publish .the resolutions; SO
that the Sumtor Republicans, who are
apparently honest and earnest reform
ers, can only get a hearing through
tho.columnB of tho News and Courier
and other conservative newspapers.
[News and Courier.
Death of Rev. 1.8. Keith Legare
Chaplain of Orange Orange.
With sad hearts ".yc would1 announce the
loss this Grange and community hfi? sustain
ed, in th? decciwe of our Chajdanv, tho Itcv.
1.8. K. Lcgarc; who has been so long and
so favorably known in Orangeburg. Tho
work of tho good lives after them.
lie was tho first pastor of tho Presbyterian
church in this town. Tho first Sunday school
(which is tho fountain from which most of
us get our biblical knowledge) was the Pres*
bytcrian Sunday school, organized by tho
deceased. AU wo remember- of him is kind
ness, patience, and Christian perseverance.
Therefore be it,
Resolved, That Orange Grange, in the death
of its Chaplain, has sustained a lonn which
will be sorely felt, as long as those who knew
him live, avoid is left which will bo difficult
Resolved, That our heart felt sympathies
are tendered to his bereaved family. We
will mourn with them, and rejoice in our
belief of his having gone to a better world
in the f?ll enjoyment of the crown laid up
for tho faithful.
Resolved, That a blank page in our Minnies
be inscribed, as a memorial of him and that
copies of the above be sent to his family.
P.S. FELDER, W. M.
M. L, Baldwin, Secretary.
By virtue of Sundry Executions to me direct
ed, I wilt sell to the highest bidder, at
Orangeburg C. If. on the First Monday in
September next, for cash, all the Bight,
Tide and Interest of the Dependents in the
following property, viz.
Ali that plantation or tract of land contain
ing 400 acres, more or less bounded by lands
now or late of Ann Berry, J P Berry, N C
Whctutone and W F Fairy. Levied on'as
the property of B G M Berry at the suit of
Susan Dukes, (Bearer).
All that plantation or tract of land con
taining, 1500 acres, more or leas, bounded by
lands now or late of Charles Thomas, J D
Trcxcvant, and the San tec Biver and known
oh "Spring Grove." Levied on as the prop
erty of-the Trust Estates of W K Albert,
Mary Ann end Emma Tabor; in the cases
of B B Rhett Jr., vs. G M Cross well, and
G M Cross well vs II B Munt J?.
On Tuesday the 8th day of September, at
the residence of T S McGrew, one Horse,
one Mule and and five head of cattle. Levied
on as the property of Margret M McGrew
at the salt of Wade Hampton.
At Fort Motts on Tucsdny'the 8th day of
September. Ono lot of Machinery lor mill.
Levied on as the property of. John A Mc
Kenzie at die suit of John Alexander.
Sheriff's Office, ) E. 1. CAIN.
Orangeburg C- U. B. G. V 8. O. C.
August 16th, 1874. )
In Common Pleas.
J. A. KELLER, vs T. K.8 ASPORTAg and
M. J- 8ASPORTAS.
Uy virtue of the jmlgeimrot of fun-closure
herein, I will ?eil, nt Oraiigebiir? Court house
on tho first Monday in September next, du
ring tho legal hotirs of sale, at - auction for
1. Plantation of 2*20 acre.--, more or less, on
both sides of Binnakers Bridgo Hoad, boun
ded by lands now or latclv of W. S Dudley,
I.ewi.'i Wissenhiint, J. Bifcy, and Estate of
8. Reach; being tract conveyed to T. K.
Sasportas by Dr. E. J. Olivcro*.
2Tract of 123 aercs, m'ore or less,on little
Pen Branch, bounded In- lands now or lately
J D Fairy. J W H Dukes Andrew Berry
and Mrs. Celia Metis' Dower.
3 Tract of 227 acres, more or lea, bounded
by lands now or lately of Andrew Berry,
James Rhoods, O 11 Ott and-Edwards
the two last described tracts being thelands
conveyed to T K Sosportas by Mrs Celia
Mctts, Executrix of the will of J D Metts,
In Common Pleas.
J A KELLER, vs T K 8A8PORTAS, B.
LlOYD and V D BOWMAN.
By virtue of tho Judgment of foreclosure
herein, 1 will sell.at Orangeburg Court house
on the tin t Monday in September next, at
auction, for cash, during the legal hours of
1 Plantation of 440 acres, more or less,
bounded by lauds now or lately of Oliver
Partium, Andrew Inabinet, H Wannamaker
I 8 K Legare, and Estate of Peter Hook;
being premises formerly of tha Estate of 8.
2. Lot and Dwelling in the Town of Or
angeburg, on West side of Market street
fronting on said street, 42 feet and 8 inches,
and running back 271 feet to lands formerly
of James Darier, deceased, and bounded by
lot of Independent Elliott Hook & Ladder
Company am! of J S Bowman.
Purchaser to pay for papers aud recording
Sheriffs Office, ) B. I. CAIN,
Orangcbnrg 0. II., S. O. [ 8. O. C.
August 15th, 1874. J
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Feb. 12 J 874 ly
THE GRANGE STORE
IS NOW OPEN FOR THE TRANSACTION OF BUSINESS:
IN it vrill be found a largo supply of
Groceries, Bagging, Ties &c?
At the the lowest Cash Prices, also prepared*o pay the Highest CASH Price* for
RICE, CORN, PEAS, CHICKENS, EGGS,. WOOL, WAX, RAGS and
all other country Produce.
PATBONS can receive ?11 information in respect of purchasing supplies through the
Orange, with the prices &c. For further information call at the
THE GBANGB STORE,
Oppeeito where Whittcmorc'u Soap Factory used to be. \
McMIOHAEL & BLUME,
PAY THE HIGHEST CASH PRICE FOR COUNTRY PRODUCE;
And continue to keep the ramc on hand for Sale, Cheap for cash.
OUR GROCERY DEPARTMENT
Ilaving lately been Replenished, we are offering a better Article for Leas Merer than
ever fcefore, I^OUR, BACON, LARD &c, A SrKH?alt?e?.
DYRGOODS and CJLOTHINGr,
AT AND BEI*OW COST.
BOOTS, SKOESS, MATS and OAFS on Hand.
The following fine brands of HEGAUS, euch as "La Florcsta," "Ix ion," genuine "Figaro's,'*
Tobaccos of every grade 00 hand. A fresh supply of Lager Beer, tapped and ready for use.
THIS IS THIS TXM23 AND FX*ACS
T) BUY ANYTHING YOU WISH IN THE GROCERY LINE SUCH AS
Flour Bacon, Prepared Ham, Lard, Butter, Mollasses, Sugar,'Coffee Ac, &, AT THE
And in rear of the Grocery, is the
WHICH Is kept foil of the finest grades of LIQUORS, SEGA KS Ac., which will be
sold to suit the purchaser. Call and see for yoarselt '
xr u?K FISCHER. ?
March 2ft 1874 if
J S ALBERGOTTI,
-CORNER RUSSELL-STKEET AND RAIL ROAD AVENUE-? '
HAS a full Stock of iTerjtliin* in the GROCERY Hoc nn?l Rowing daily
to his already Full Stock Fair Dealing and low price* L* the motto of tbi* lb nur.
Just Received a lot of Prejmred Jfam, Dried iievf\
BACON, SIDES, wHOLDKES, HAMS, STRIPS, SUGAR.XllFFKE,
FLOUR Siolnsses, Syrup, eve., at reduced prices. Call and be convinced.
JDfirORDERS Promptly Filled and Delivered Free ol Charge.-??. jj
FOE S ALK \
~X_ Platform SCALE, in good Order, Capacity 1000 pound*.
Feb. 19 , 1874 tf
FOR THE NEXT 30 DAYS
T. EOEN & BROER
WILL CLOSE OUT TIII5IR
Entire Stock of
"Without Regard to
Being Determined to Sell for
arrival of Fall goods.
Til BOBOIUB ROBN & BROTHER.
Apr. 9, 1874 NEW STOIt^.
BEGS TO INFORM HIS FRIENDS and THE PUBLIC IN GEN ER AI
THAT HE IS NOW RECEIVING HIS
And that tho same will he ready in a few days for inspection, Tt coropriacB all the laUat
novelties in all the different branches of
DRY GOODS, HATS, ROOTS, SHOES
GROCERIES,!! AUi> WARE,CROCRER?.
GXiASS,WOOD and WI1?OW-WARE,
A nice Assostment ready made Clothing:.
THE same having Immjii bought with an EYE to the Wants and Ntces'Maa of my
Customers under the present Hard Times, I am enabled to give everybody Fall va
the Money and mil Satisfaction, Inviting au early Inspection, I remain RepectfoHy Yoni%
OEO. H. CORNKI^SON.
May 14,-1874 ?