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VOLUME TI FRIDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 21, 1879.
JUST OPENED ONE DOOR
5>r. A. C. Duke'H Ittriig fitore,
TP. Gr. GA.NON
Who wi'I keep
constantly on hand
h FUEL and COM
PLETE stock of
11 ti ('it,
<G?otEw of every description.
Also all kindB of Repairing den?
on tho ?hortest notice to Guns, Pistols,
Locks, Umbrellas, and
SEWING MAC 111NES
Done up and Adjusted.
J?e?y"All goods and work warranted to
give, entire satisfaction in quality work
manship and price.
Thanking my friends for past patronage
I hope to merit a continunce of the s.*.nie
in the future. 1'. G. CANNON.
sopt?S 187? ly
;w AGO M" &
ATTENTION to my Biwinc-?? of
Aud will guarantee that my ? n:k iu thv
future shall he asGUOD aH in the past forty
years that i have been in the business.
MKI>U)CKI> MY 1" TLZS. ?M
To SUIT the TIMES, nnd if you will call
ob me I wi.i guarantee that mv chargeH and
work will give full SATISFACTION.
I am now prepared to manufacture the
Which for comfort and eane cannot he ex
ConHtan'lv on hand ROSE WOOD and
Of all uir.es. Give me :: rail.
sept 31 3m
PRESCRIPTION FREE \
Por Uji* sni'cilv furu of Scinli.fil Wenk nuts. l.rwt
n null ? I atiit all tli*or<l?>r* brought ou by ln.1l*.
crrtlon or nxeinM Any hrii,;el?t Kna Hie !iinT<>
ttents W. .T ??tt'KS * CO.t fro. 130
Vent S.i\i;i ttin-rt, tinrlniuttl, O.
apr'l "i7 i v
THE GfcUAT c-AiJSE
H TJMAN MISERY.
j'tiiit Published in a Sealed Envelope.
Price six 'tnts.
A Leeiure o-ei the Na
ture, Treatment, and Radical
cure of Seminal Weakness, or
?pormatorrhoca, induced by Self-Abuse.
Jnroluntarr Emission?, Impotency, Nerv
?hr Debility, and Im(>ediinents to Marriage
generally; Consumption, Kpilepsy, and
Fits; Mental and Physical Incapacity, &c.?
By ROBERT J. CULVEKWELL, M. I).,
author of tho ''Green Hook," Ac.
The world-renowned Author, in this ad
mirable lecture, clearly proves from h
own experience thai the aw nil consequences
?f ?elf-Abuse may he effectually removed
wltkout medicine, and without dangerous
aurgical operations, bougies, instruments,
rings, or cordials; pointing out a mode of
cure at once certain ami ellectual, by which
every aulferer, n<> matter nrhat hin condition
may be, inuv cure him .elfcheaply, private
ly and radically.
B&~ Thix Lecture will prove a boon to
KtMsands and thousands.
Sent under Real, in ? plain envelope, to
any address, on receipt of aix cents, or
two postage stamps.
TBE CULVEKWELL MEDICAL 00.
41 Ann St., New York; Port Olhce Hox 4636
may 4 ly
1>R. 2J? F. BIUCKEWFUSS has
moved his Office over store of Wni. Wil
cock, formerly occupied by Dr. Fersnvr
where he will be glad to serve his friends
on the most reasonable tcnnJ.
DR. B. F. ML'CKIiNFUSS, Dentist.
sept 23 Ul
The undersigned re "eelfully informs tho
Citieens of the Town and Connty that be iM
prepared to do up and make Mattresses on
the shortest notice. AIro will conduct an
Upholstery bnfnnesH. Prices will he as low
as possible. Orders solicited.
juno 9 tf
U B ? H ? Bar i Oi Iura Eating, t . W. H. Hqnlm,
^mWrnt BWlWI Wu?tiliMrt.Un?MOo..lii4.
apt'l 3? vi
AT LAST 1879
The time, the place, and opportunity haa oomo for purchasing goods at
lens t 20 PER CENT LOWER than any other place in town.
F. DeMARS, Agt,
Kext Soor to A. Fischer's
Offers a well selected stock of CrFOC ^ries at Prices that defy com
petition, consisting in part of
Flour, Sugar, Rice, Potatoes Codfish,
Racon, Collec, Buckwheat, Mackerel, Sardines,
Hams, Tea, Butter, Salmon, Lobders,
Strip*, Grists, Cheese, Beef, Turkey
Lard, Meal, Macaroni, Tongue, Can Milk,
Tomattues, reaches, 1 ine Apple?, Prunes, Picklej,
Tobacco, Segars, Soap, Starch, Pepper, Spice, Sea Foam,
Horsfords, Mustard. Candy, Nutmegs, Shot, Powder, Caps,
Cartridges, Pipes, Cut'cry, Crockery and Tin Waro, Vinegar,
Sieves, &c, Ac.
THE SAMPLE ROOM]
in rear, is Slocked with one of the Finest Stocks of Wines and Liquors over
brought to thi* Market.
M} Goods are A i, bought for Cash and sold lor same.
m " 1371) ? p. DeXyZAKS, Agt.
H?ME- iABE FERTILIZERS!
Ac absolute necessity of the TIMES.
Millions Have Beesi Wasted in our
Country in the past tew years in high-price ! FERTILIZES You know
it; we know it. Stop this insane, eriniinal practice of bu) iug
thcfe go< d? at tremendous high prices and on
long credit, and try
Which suable PLANTERS, at a SMALL COST, to utilize their CoUon
Seed, Stable and Barnyard Manure, and tj provide themselves with a
The ictni.lt of which have bosn provenIfully eaual to tho.high-priced Fer
tilizera, and at one t-btrd its cost. For sale by
ORANGEBUR ., S C.
K P R
A 1' THE CORNER OF
Russe! Street and Railroad Avenue
. W. MOSELEY,
A full Stock of
Which will be sold CHEAP f * CASH.
All my Old Friends and as many New Ones as will favor me with &
call is respectfully invited to examine my Goods and Prices.
jan 24?ly J. w. MOSELEY.
J. C. PIKE
SAME OLD STAND
pried to serve hih many customers during this year, as iu the
FIRST-CLASS G iODS
j LOWEST POSSIBLE PRICES
We"have on hand n Large and well Assorted
S T ? li O F G ? 01D S
With Polite and Experienced (OB^KBS K.8 to ?how them.
I am making preparations to handle all of the Best Grades of
PHOSPliAETS AND ACIDS.
I respectfully ?'sk the continuance of the Liberal Patronage so gono
rously bestowed in the past.
JtoiV Ilighesi Mnrkst Price paid for all Country Produce.
J. C. PI K E
PRIME RIO COFFEE at 6j Pounds for 81 00.
FAIR " " 7
SUGARS 9, 10 and 11 Pounds for $1 00
COLGATFS New Stylo Lau miry SOAP 5 cent*
PARCHED RIO COFFEE 5 Pounds for 81 00
Extra G. E.jjButter, Pearl antl?Plain Grists, Family Flour, Fro-di Grouud
Graham for Griddles. Hereford Bread
Preparation, Sett Foam, Ac.
All of which arc just in and at Lowest Prices.
Also a full supply of FERRY'S GARDEN SEEDS.
J N O. A. HAMLTON,
Next to Mr. Henry Kohn.
For ihm Orangsburg Timm.
Br andrem? Remlnicences?Htr
Rapid Program since the War,
and Her present Status.
Branchville, 8. C,
February 12tb, 1879.
Editor Orauyrburg Time? :
About three quarters of a mile
bi low hero in n Stream culled Pen
Bran h from which Branchville
derived its name. The site of the
town was originally a vast cypress
pond, in which abounded tadpoles,
terrapins and various kinds of small
f-.dics?a dense forest of undergrowth
which lined the outskirts of the pond,
made the locality a famous hiding
place lor deer, and many an old buck
made his last leap near where the
Steam whistle now takes tho place of
the hunters horn.
The first settlers here were Mr.
Philip Chart rand and a Mr. Bason,
both Frenchmen. The former of
these built an catiug house somewhat
South of where the present hotel
stands, where the tva\ elling public
regaled themselves on good things
Jor the inncrmau bef?re the writ er
of this article bad beeu born to this
"splendid sceuc'of busy woe." After
the lapse of lime the South Carolina
Railroad constructed a branch of its
line from here to Columbia, which
added to this quondam cypress pond
the dignity of an important j unction.
Travel increased rapidly, and Mr.
Chartrand, being briinf.il ofeuergy
and pluck, conceived tho idea of
erecting an eating house ou a'larger
sea e, and in the fork of the two
roads. Tiie present hotel was the
result of this resolution. Mr Chart
i'and kept it lor a number of years,
and achieved lor it a deal of celebrity
with travelers. But thin was tho
long ago where travel via this place
from and to the North was very
. In the days which the preceding
paragraph refers to. there were bui
three merchants here, namely, John
D. D. F'airy, Daniel Loeb and YV. H.
Mr. F. W. Fairy, one of the old
landmarks of bottar days, wax the
railroad agent. Mr. Jas. B. Berry,
who still livee an honored citizen in
our midst, owned all the land South
j of the Railroad, and upon which the
principal par*, of the town now stands,
the first lot having^been sold by him
to Gaskin in 1837. From this lime
' on, the growth of tho'plaoe was like
the tortoise's speed. In 1858 it was
incorporated, having then about
thirty-five or forty inhabitants. Dr.
O. H. Ott wa> elected first Intaud
ant. The town commenced now to
put on airs, and nightly our streets
and paths wire patrolled .
For a number of years previous to
the war Branchville boasted of splen -
did educational advantages. Gen.
James F. 1/1 ur and Ids brother, Mr.
B. T. Izla-, at one time, hadallouris h
ing schools here, and left the impress
of their c< rrcct lives upon the minds
of many ol their pupils.
The progress of the town, however,
was inconsiderable until subsequent
j to the war. After recovering from
the stagger given it by this intern -
ccuo strife, a steady advancement
became . otueable. E. J. W. Meyers
was elected the first Intendant after
the war (in which position he diod)
when a system of drainage was in
augurated which added considerably
to its hcalthfulne s. Although many
of our citizens 'suffered severely in
consequence of the impoverishment
entailed upon them by tho loss^of
their property, a new lifo took p os
session of the place v nl ;i3 surround
ings, and a steady advancement was
at once developed. In I860 the
place numbered between two and
three hundred inhabitants, and about
five stores. lbs population now ex
ceeds eight hundred; while there are
some twenty odd stores in full blast,
the principal ones being owuod by L
W. Loryea, B. D Meyers. J. D.
Rhoadi, D D. Meyers, Asberry
Dukes, F. P. Bruce and J. D D.
Fairy. Messrs. Johu Byrd, F. W.
Syfrett, Jacob Kareth and Crook
Bruce are rip" g young merchants,
and succeed r j well iudividing the
trade of their senior*. The town
boasts uIbo of two woli appointed d rug
stores, a couplo of hotels, And ono
privatotboarding house. The streets
have been improved and aro linod on
either side with flou riBhing young
Elm trees. The unsightly ditches
which for so many years disgraced tho
nppcarnnce of the place, have been
filled up and olhcroutlots tot so con
spicuous, have been made totakeotT
the water. The Hon. W. H. Reedish
has held the position of Intendant fo r
five terms, and is identified with]al
most every improvement made hero
since tho war.
Within tho incorporate limits are
two steam mills and one water mill ; j
one fine Baptist Church for white3; j
a Church for colored Bapti st, and
j one also fur those who belong.to the
I A. M, M, E. Church. From'what I
can learn the peoplo'attond "meet
ing," 119 it is callad, very generally,
which speaks well for tho'_society of
j tho place.
j There sarc three physicians here,
a nd one dentist; two lawyers and ono
Trial Justice, Mr. Reediah combining
a Justice and a disciple of Blackstoue
in himself. The four oldest inhabi
tants of the pla ce are/ J. D. D. Fairy,
M. A. T homas, Jas. B. Berry and \V.
One of tho mostinoted feature of
B rauchvillc, and without which the
town would be minus of its strongest
claims to nutiquity , is to be found in
the stands ol the old cake women.
Since ihc day whon the whistle of tho
first engine firghteued tho rabbits
then hereabouts, the'*old\ eako wo
men have been found wending their
w ay to each passenger train stopping
at Branehville. Two of thorn are
iiow Hying, who sold "hard bilod
eggs" over.thirty yeHrs'ago.-^. But for
every one that old age drives from the
business, there are generally one^or
i two younger ones to fill up the
j vacum. Winter and summer,
through sunshine or rain, in sleet or
snow, the passenger halting at this
place is ever destined to hear the
familiar cry, "Hero's verbot collet
and hard biled aigj"
Politicians may forget their pledges
to their constituents: Hayes may
have become oblivious^ of the.fact
that he stole the Presidency from
Tilden; and tho "Whnngdoodle to
m ourn for its first born, but the cake
Bellcrs of Branehville will never for
get to offer to tho travelling public '
biled eggs two weeks old; chicken
fried over three or four timen, with
other things too nice to mention.
There arc^otne two hundred thous
and dollars, and over, of goods sold
here annually; and last year nearly
two th' usand bales of cotton wore
shipped from bore to Charleston, be
sides 'great .qualities of small grain.
Mr. Loryea alone sent off two thous
and bushels of rough rice. This will
give you an idea of the business done
here. Indeed, Branehville ela'ins to
be a place of no mean importance,
ami having now passed entirely into
the hands oi Democrats, upward aud
onward will bo hor futuro career. If
the people here would just per.a it
themselves to forget politico for a
while, and devoto their time nnd
energies to the material development
of the town' it would not bo long be
fore a greater prosperity than that
now observable would dawn upon her
While other towns of greater pre
tensions uro disli nguished for d ilapi
datiou and the lack of thrift: and
go-n-headitivoness, Branchvillo is im
proving daily, Mr. D. D. Meyers
has now in process of construction a
fine dwelling, while Mr. B D. Meyers
is improving and beautifying his
place. The sounbs of tho handsaw
and the hammer are not unfamiliar
here There is some work always
There is one citizen here, who is so
proud of the place Lo it In takes a cry
every time busnies- e nnpo s him to
h ave it lor no in.aw r how short ti
time. The same individual bun
bought aud sold a d07.cn or more lots
in the place; mod aJtbpfg|>,}
peering satisfted with an>y ots?
purchases, like Olivar.TwieV 1
cries for re ore.
I hear a number of i
pai?l the Tiunn [under its.
management. A consistent coawrOfr
live Democratic course*?fee WnirflaltDi
editor ^distinguished?netor fitiiefee
elicit the support of the the*gltSfel
and aubstantial citistne ef a cats*
ruunity. Hence, your paper tut?
many warin Artende in tide seetiesaVe*
One word of correction; Laat^
last letter I said Mr. Fairy ???e**t
three times'by Mr. Duke*, whicti|CjBj>
my imfbrmation at the tins. p Hfc
should have been five times.
The new Democratic Town Cetne?
has been ^installed, and hava cata>
menced to administer the law? of *be>
town. I have heard no more of j|fcf>
BOOTS & SHI*
Made to Order by
P. A. LEFVSNDAHL
1 tm wivt
W. 3ML S&SlfS
Where he is prepared to do all kind ef
work in the above line for ToiUai, ttaaTST
and Children in the boat TVarftre?a?B^
manner, end on the msst grs^sMi SSaHi*
All work werranted.*^A call is respective!!*'
solicited. a?g 1070%
Notice to Creditor
THE STATE OP SOUTH PWyWJsjft
Coobty or OBAwoeaoxew
In Common Pleas.
Wnt-on A. O'Cain. John A. CPOaby ?dv
ministratora Jacob H O'Cain ngafa** Vmw
lentine Pitthan and others, creditors Jao*^
H. O'Cain, Lavinia Harne? JandotAwiu
Pursuant to an Order of the Court of
Common Pleas, ir vie in the thrrf astkhf
cause at the January Term 1ST*. Noil?
in hereby given to ail creditor* of ib? OofinVS
of Jacob 11. O'Cain who have not already
presented and proved their detnaadt?, to
present and prove the same before rmt bp
the firat da}- of May 1879.
W. M. HUTJOS, ltaeter?
Masters Office, Jan. 3x?tle79
By virtue of Sundry Raecatfow* to ram&?
reeled, I will sell at Orongehur/, C. H.,&
C, on the first Moaday in Mar Ji r*2t,
during the legal hours of ami* for ra-ii^tha
following described property to wit:
Two lots on Rail Koad Avenue, raeaa*
ureing fifty (50) feet front, and running
back tcventy-five (75) feet each. Boondee
by Kiiil Road Avenue, let of J. P. Way,
other lands of Mr*. M. D. Tread well and
Two other lobt in the Town oftOrango
luiri; each containing eight acre* more er
less, and bounded by land* of D. Louis, W.
Oliver, Dr. W. B. Treadwell, Kdiato River,
and Public Road, leading to River Bridge.
Levied on as the property of Mm. 91. 0.
Tread well at the unit of Theodore Kehn &
Bro. and George Deliver.
Two hundred (200) acrea of land moroor
ley, bounded North by lands of Lewis
Shuler, east by John's. Bowman, south by S.
Bowmar and West by 1 an da of Gabs Berry.
Levied on as the property of H.'M An
drews, at the Buit of Staley, Armstrong,
Chadwick, and ilurat, PurnelldiCo.
All that plantation or tract of land con*
toining ono hundred and ten nore* more or
less, bounded North by W. L. Wolfe, South
by lands of P. O. Patrey, East by landV^of
Mette & Dukes Levied on a* the property of
William C. Rives at the suit of William P.
On Tuesday the 4th of March nest el the
plantation of E H. I rick.
One Day Horse Mule
One Red Cow.
One Red Bull.
One Silver Watch.
Levied on uh the property of E. H. trick,
at the suit of Ma). A. L, Stoudentnire.
J. H, LIVINGSTON, 8. O. C.
SherilTa Office, Orangeburg Co. d. C.
fob. 6, 1879.
Valuable Town property?Three Scores
and several Lots.
Lot No. 1 on corner of Russel and Trad
Lot No. 2 on RubucI 8t. next to lot No.
Lot No. 3 on Railroad Avenue, one Farm
of 8 acres with one House on it.
A good Brick Yard of 8 acres.
For terms apply to
jan 11 tf
Pagents wanted FOR TUf
HISTORY ohhe WORLD
1 mar 23 *?