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ITH 1 DAY, .lANfAi.Y 18S0.
The meteoric scintillations in the.
political horizon Tire certainly more
conspicuous and start ling at this time
than we have ever noticed before.
First, we have the K? itt id >a of
the Grant Bayard movement, and
Jjr. Bagby'a letter in the same, line;
hut, unfortunately for ilicse reform*
ers,(although fortunately for the coun
try,) their proposed unholy alliance
comes just on the eve of the decline
of the Grant "boom." Tho IMiihi
dclphia rimes, alluding In it, says
"it requires neither th? prophet nor
the son of a prophet to say that bo
iure Grant avid Bayard run on the
same ticket the millennium will have
arrived. Not until then will the lion
and lamb lie down together."
There is comparatively hss Grant
"gush" at the North than at the
South, and the Keilt idea does not
meet with a response even in that sec -
tion. The North h not solid for Grant.
Next, we have; the Aikcn idea,
which seiins to be that I ho Demo
cratic and the Republican parties
have outlived their usefulness, ami
that tin: farmers must rai.-e a new
parly. We do not think as S n:e do,
thai Mr. Aikcn, in this expression ol
opinion, intends at heart to aba idon
the Democratic party, but thai he
only wishes I he farmers to make
themselves innre felt in the council
of the nation. Being a Granger, it
is natural that he should have their
intciesls uppermost in his thoughts,
but.he is loo thoroughly identified
with the South to suppose for a mo
lU-r-MJ-l? I lol t?bi? \voo 1<1 j/u iig'ii
interests of his people. i>ei:ig a bold
and honest thinker, and always in
dependent, he thinks aloud.
We look with much moderation
upon Col. Aiken's views. In the
midst of much that is impracticable
and visionary, he expresses a deal ol
Next cornea Charles O'Connor's
notions, lie is regarded as one of
the ablest men in America, and on
this account his views are entitled to
consideration. An outline of his re
cent letter appears in another col
umn. The j rominent feature of this
letter is the proposed obliteration of
State lines. This is certainly strange
doctrine for a Democrat, and seems
very much like a complete surrender
to Republicanism. When we con
sider that in 1872 I ha flea O'Connor
was too straight-out to vote for
Horace Greeley, the sudden turn is
incomprehensible. The letter is a
How Mr. ?X onor can expect the
cause of liberty to be advanced by
the centralization of poWer which the
obliteration of Slate lines would
cause, we are at a loss to imagine.
The philosophy ol government or
polities is very much the same as the
philosophy of nnluiv. Too much
centrifugal or too much coutiipeiul
force wou'd produce destruction, flic
proper poising of these forces is wh it
is needed in politics, ami this is whai
is accomplished by the iull iciicu of
tho Democratic doctrine of States
rights. Its centrifugal tendency is
what counteracts the natural centri
petal tendency around u<, and keep.-,
the government in equal balance.
Just as the earth would plingo head
long into tho great solar centre in
obedience to its centripetal tendency
if its centrifugal force wer?- removed,
so if Mr. O'Connor's idea of dung
awn) with the State lines were ear
ried out, all power would be precipi -
fated into the central government,
and a despotism at Washington would
be the result.
Such arc .some of ti>e meteor'c l
monstrntions which are now bursting
upon the political world. No do we
think that they are altogether with
out good results. They indicate a
calthicr state of public opinion, und
a laudable advance in tho direction of
freedom of thought. Nothing shows
a more servile condition in any com
? ???iiiiwiMi jujij. n?rw?a??w?n?m^c imp ihiwpi?pii
nuinity (hau a general spirit of intol
erar.ee. Wanderers froth the truth
<v.'M"' ho restored hy such methods.
Tin \ e.nn only In- brought back by
perlet I freedom of speech, toleration,
and the power of truth. The devia-.
lions from Democracy are owing
rather to real or imaginary evils, or
outside local isstfcs arising among
men, thun to the fundamental princi
ples of the parly. Let them be thor
oughly understood, aud the wanderers
will conic buck to the old landmarks,
for they tire an true as steel, and as
lasting as the hilt. The foibles of
the parly belong to men, and not to
principles. It is therefore best for
us to keep our own house clean in
stead of looking about for new ones,
or following strange devices.
The Rising Generation.
When we contemplatt tho political
corruption which has disgraced the
high? -t places in our land, and cast
about for a meann of purification, we
are instinctively drawn to the rising
generation us the only hope for the
future. Upon their proper training
and culture depends the destiny of our
land for the general ions to conic.
The importance then of the education
oi the young cannot he over estimated
We cannot neglect it without doing
:.n n jt;r\ , not only to ourselves,hut to j
Hut in what docs education con
sist? He who imagines that it is
confined alone to the development of
the intellect, only partially compre
hends the subject . It inc.inks moral
and physi al as well iu intellectual
A youth filled with classical lore,
Without the development of the phy
sical and moral nntut'i, would be.
poorly educated,and, on the Contrary,
i ne fully trained in the moral a d '
physical line, to the neglect of the
culture td* the mind,Would ne equally
imperfect. It is the combination ot
ail that makes the perfect in an.
The training of the intellect is
done principally in our schools ol
learning, but along will; it the physi
cal development of the pupil should
receive a lull share, of attention. To
this end every appliance for athletic
exercise should he used.
IL seems to us unfo rtunate thafqur*
,;(u>i?itiiun t-oli o.do uro ??? jiooiMy ?pro
vided in this important eespect.
Nothing is so essential to the happi
ness of humanity than the existence
of a sound and healthy race; and it
is only in this way that we can ob
tain this blessing.
But the most important point in
the education ol youth i* the develop,
ment of the moral character. .This
can be done to a great extent in the
school room, hut chieliy through
home influence, because it is here
that the young have before them the
secret life of those who are their
guides and teachers, and it is here
that the natural affections act as a
powerful auxiliary in gaining the
heir , i nd hen hy the attention and
iute:e st of ihc learner.
Let us then endeavor, b)' example
as well as by precept, to guide the
\oung in the ways of truth, and
teach them to be noble, true aud
good. Lei us point out to them the
error and wrong that surrounds them
on cvciy side, not ci vering it up
when found ii. high places ? which,
uhis ! is too often the cast;?but faith?
fully expose the false ami hold up the
right. Let the veil of hypocrisy ho
torn off wherever foiiii I. If \\o desire
to elevate ihc tone of society and
bless mankind for the ages to come,
we must educate the rising geiiera
t ion. 'I his is the hope ol tin country.
Let nil our individual influence he
cast in this direction, and wn will
enjoy the double satisfaction of ho V
ing blessed ourselves in our efforts to
bless nt hers.
'I ha Supply Bill.
Argument commenced on the .Sup
ply Iii 11 beton the Supreme v ourt oil
Monday. Altoiney (J neral You
mans look the .position that the difii
cully could he rcmedie t by the L'ottrl
throw iug oil' the error ol i mill, and
leaving the -1] mills us it was, it
having already passed through all
the necessary steps to make it a law,
while the error of i mill had not.
Col. Illicit spoke on the other side
aud look the opposite position.
Wesley Summers, a colored youth
of Georges .Station, about 18 years of
age, who g t ma I ri d on Friday night
of last wiek against his father's
wishes, was so severely beaten by his
lathe: lor the act that h ? -not an I
killed himself on Saturday n.ght.
The New Turk iSitn contains a pa- 1
iheiic ucoounj; of tho sufferings t?t |
ISli/.a Young in Liberini who had
been induced, among others, to leave
the old plantation ami the seen ;s of
childhood and embark in the Azoi,
under the influence of Rev. B. F.
Porter and Daddy Cain, of the Mis
At the time that Hampton got
control of ltie Suite Government, tlr;
'.tin says that the colored people
were told by these saints, and others
of their stripe, that, they would be
put back into slavery. The scheme
of Liber hin exodus was pressed as a
remedy. 'Jhc. Missionary Record
kept standing at the head of its col
umns "Ho! lor Africa! One million
men wanted for Africa." The color
ed people were told that if saoh in in
who was able would [ratio S1J, the
amount oi S30 >,000 could bo rai sed
to buy a ship to carry them t > the
Now conies the sequel. Eliza
Young writes home to tell bur pitiful
fa'.e, and how she longs for tin home
of her youth. Put who heed-; her
cry? Is it Rev. Porter or Daddy,
tain? No Her ohl master, W. A
Wilkins, of Wayncshoro, Ga., is
touched with feeling for his old slave,
and sends u check for $300 to Mon
rovia to bring her back hom !. v
We can understand a pure
Abolitionist, who was one from a
genuine feeling of pity for what he
was taught lo believe were thu
wrongs ut these people. Being at ?
distance he derived his notions from
the picture books of vile fanatics.
Put the story of the condition oi'
these deluded and homesick crcaiuros
in Liberia, should new awaken the
heart of sympathy everywhere,
j We almost despair that the colored
people will ever learn who are lii ir
On Monday morning Senator Ferry
introduced a joint resolution propos
ing an amend tuen t to the Constitution
to the effect that suffrage sh all not
ha rest rice I on account of sex or for
.any-other reason that does unlnppjjv
to all citizens of the United States.
Referred i<> i.bajiiiR?iaryt.eoin^?ii-ti<(l
Mr. Townsond, of [ilinou, intro
duced a bill propi sing a constitution
al amendment in regard to the elec
tion ol Prc-iditit and Vice-President,
providing for their election by a
majority of the votes of the poople,
and for the, abolition of the electoral
Mr. Wells, of Miss uri, introduced
a bill incorporating the Inter oeeauic
Transit Company. It makes J. R.
Lads and his associates a body cor
porate, authorizes them t > acquire tho
right of winy by negotiation or treaty,
p edges the co-operation of the Unit
ed States, provides for a detail of two
ships of war to assist in making sur
veys, and appropriates 8200,01)0 for
tbe expenses ol such surveys.
The House Judiciaiy Committee
agreed lo report favorably to the
House, without amendment, the hill
introduced by Representative Hun
ton for the relief ol owners and pur
chasers of lands sold for direct taxes
in the insurrectionary State-.
Opening t ie Agricultural College
The board of trustees of the South
Carolina University met at the State
House on Tuesday. Present, Governor
Simpson, and Messrs. John S. Pres
ton, C. II. Simon ton, J. II. Kinslcr,
I Samuel Dibble, II S. Thompson, d.
II. Rinn, R. II'. Royd, John K. Bacon
! and d D. Ulanding. The boaid had
j under discussion tho report of the
committee of Ihre? of their number
suggesting a plan lor extending the
agricultural department of the Uni
versity- It was decided to have three
chairs in the faculty at Columbia,
viz: Scientific ami experimental
agriculture, mathematics and natural
philosophy, Knglish language and
literature, and probably another for
ilie mental sciences and one tor nor
The proposed experimental farm
adjoining the campus an I the me
chanical department will he under
the charge of foremen
A resolution was adopted to (?peu
the Agricultural College on the Ii ist
Monday of October next. Pending
further discussion of the plan pro
posed the board adjourned to Fel
ruary 1 Ith.
An earthquake was fell in Charles
ton on ?aturday morning about 7
o clock, it was very soon over but
very distinct, sounding liko soaie
il ing lading iu the houses affected.
All tin; newspapers in Now York
were invited by iho New York Time?
to .-ay whom they preferred as tho
ehnd id a to for President. The an
swers showed that of the Republican
and Independent papers there were,
L or Blainu, 00 j i or Tilden, o'i
So that Blaino is the Republican
choice in that State. Of the Demo
cratic and Independent papers, there
For Tilden, 23 | For Hancock, 21
For Bayard 20.
So that Tilden is the Democratic
choice, in the Kin pi re State.
The trouble in Maine is still going
on, although ihe Republicans seem
to be getting the advantage of the
Fusionisis, having tho courts aud the
popular feeling on their side. Tho
former havo possession of the Slate
House, and when the latter sought
entrance on Monday they were re
fused admittance, aud were compelled
to call together their Legislature at
the neatest spot, which was Iro n tho
fem e around the building.
Ora'igcburg; January 13th 1880.
There will bc an election for Hoard of
Fire Masters on the 2d l'uesihiy in Feh the
10th da y.
Uy order of the Mavor
C J: JON ICS, Clerk
jan 23 3t
l*CTOTICK in all whom it may concern :
^1 We the mid ?rsiguod will in thirty
days front date apply t? > 11? Clerk of Court
ui' Ornn^eh ir^ County for a Charter to a
Charitable Society utder tha name of
Canaan ISospel .lid Soee-tv
j/kV g f 5/cHKN.
D W BifO DWELL
Jamiary Kuh ISM
jan 23 ' -h
raWKH OTICK that tic undersigned, the
JL OHieers and Trustees of the "Christiau
Votary Sneiety" t>f the M E Church, color*
ed, h ive inadeapplication to the Clerk of
the Court of Common I'iuas of thin Cnutv,
Ucorge Holivcr Fsq, for n Charter for said
Society, in accordance with the provision
of the act nf the tienerul Assembly approv
ed Feb 20th I87<5
D.tl'HNEY B/fOtt'N, President
?KM 15/.OW N, Secretary
.hmnarv l'J.h 1 -.80
jan 23 ' 3t
j TO TIBK IhDllill'Ai'i Ol-' THE
ima: K>I?iM 11 'I'JIKXT OF
THE TOWAi OF Olt.t.^?L
An Ordinance, to Amend the Ordi.tnance
i relating In the Fire Department of the
j Town nf Oranguburg ad-tpted March 13th
f Orriaifttitl hy/lie.Mayor and. Alder-.
j men a-i-etnhled; thnt lite i'hief and seeend
j assistant Chief of the Fire Department .?bull
j he elected hy the joint ha I lot of the Town
Council. :iinl the two highest nllireiv of the
Charted Companies of the Fire Department.
That th? first a-sislaut Chief .shall he elect
ed hy 'I own Council, That the Mayor of
th?> Town shall he ex ollicio a member of
the /?oartl of Kite M ester*. All pans of
this Ordinance or regulation:* in conflict
with thiH Ordinance ho far :is tiny are in
consistent hciewith are repealed. Done in
Council this 7th day of April 1^71.
J. W. MOSELEY, Mavor.
23 " 3t
OFFICE OF l O. COMMISSIONER'S,
Orangeburg, S.O., Jan p.l. I8S0.
Notice i- hereby given that Ine /fridges
herein named, will ho jet Olli for repair-, lo
the lowest responsible bidder, on the day*
For all contracts over ami above one
hundred dollars a hood, with two gontl
stirb ch for the faithful performance of con
tract, will be required.
Tlie right to reject any and all bids In
reservt d :
Kowes /.'iill; th. North hdisto Itiver,
Feb. 17, 1S80, 12 o'clock .U.
Foiir Holen //ridge, Five Notch lload,
Feb. 18, 1880, 11 o'clock.
(iondhys Hole bridge, State road, Feh
IS, 18S0, 2 o'clock.
//uslty //ranch bridge, State road. Feb
19, 1880, lo o'ch.ck.
Providence bridges, Stale road. Feb 10,
1.8S0, 12 o'clock.
Horse Hange britlge, State road, Feb 19
Halfway Swamp bri Ige, Poplar mid /'ine
(?roveTownships, Feb -ji, isso 12 o'clock,
Sc.di d bills .?id be receivetl at lids office
untii the loth February 1880. for the con
tracl of boxing trees in Court House yard.
The lowest bidder will he aw arded I be same.
Information can be obtained from the Clerk
of the //mirth The right to reject any and
all bills is reserved.
JJv order of the />'oard.
L II. WANNAMAKE/?,
Ch rk board Co. Coin., O. 0.
pin 23 -It
The undersigned oller? 'o the public gen
en ly ONE THOUSAND LIRAPE VINES,
a laigc number nf choice fruit trees, and a
el cice lot of (lowers of every variety.
Abo, will make np nod arrange f lower
Hardens. All of the above warranted to
give satisfaction, or no pay required.
jan H If A. JO I'll DAN.
A House with ?! Ronan an t basement
with lire I'luces Pia/.r.u with a large Lot
ft. front by 300 ft. deep; fronting on 3
streets; healthy location. Terms e.vy.
T. C. HUnilEbb, Aurti?neer.
4q Head Horses
JUST AUttlVKI) AT
E. F. Slater's Stables
'Ihe above Slock is as FINE as
ever brought into this Suite, aud will
bo sold at very reasonable prices.
The public is respectfully invited
to call ami examine the same.
E. F. SLATER.
plow STOCKS, plows, iioe-s, SHOVELS, SPADES, &c.
And a complete Stock of
TT A T>~Pfc\\7" A DT7 guns, pistols, cutlery, powder
iiiVLvJJ >V i^JLvJCij shot, caps, cautuidujss, Jtc.
ft?- All of the above goods will be robl at old prices notwithstanding th?
recent ADVANCE on all articles in die above line.
The Light Running Remington Sewig. Machine
The BEST and the CHEAPEST Sowing Machine manufactured .
K-?T)?\il'iTlg of all kin'^H in my line done at the shortest i o.vdble notice.
jan 1C; 1880.
P, G. CANNON.
GEO. H. CORNELSON
The UNDERSIGNED would respectfully inform the PUBLIC thntheis overy da/
To his already LARGE STOCK, in all the different BRANCHES, and that the same
will be disposed of at his old "MOTTO," "LARGE SALES and SMALL PROFITS."
I nm also receiving now aud have in Stor.;, the following popular BRANDS of
ET I WAN GUANO, ATLANTIC FERTILIZER. ATLANTIC ACID,
KAM IT or POTASH SALT
Which will besohl at LOWEST PRICES.
I have also been appointed .1GENT for
?. i. / yery's & Sens, Louisville, Kj.
(Tho LARGEST PLOW and WAGOX M AN?FACTORY in the
M orid; ami luive received a lot of il-?-if ONE, TWO and THREE HORSE WAGONS,
also PLOWS. Give me a call and i>?:e lor yourselves.
GKO. II. CORNELS?N.
"ET7TT i HF! iTIiTTTS T O
ra HE A DQUAKTKRH for
Fancy and Stable Dry Goods!
Having greatly increased his usually Large Stock, all the Novelties in
DRESS (i(H)OS, n LnTse-Variety-ol Rlnek and Colored (Jails-*
mere-, Lu.-tnsau l Suitings.
rl 1 at ii n i>ri i Hfft trticn i.? nl'owed, nnd any Child enn trade with as
much Confidence as an experienced Shopper. Our Line of
CLOAKS and RQL?IARS to which we invite
the Inspection of the Ladies.
A W?ED TO THE WISE !
When iu search of pood Shoes or Roots, just take a look at my Stock at
Philadelphia Hand-made. The Selection of this Stock was made
with the view of meeting every Demand, the various
Tastes, ttud prices from 25 cents a Pair up.
BULLDOZING WON'T WIN!
All we nsk Young Man is for you to look at our Suits of CLOTHING,
Medium and Fme. OurSlOnli Wool Cassaniere Suits i* tho
?SO^S? Also a Large Assortment of Chil
dren und Roys fcfehool and Dress
Agent for BUTTE KICK'S PKRFECT PATTERNS.
White Shuttle Sewing Machine
Runs lay liter. Wears Lunger, Runs Faster, Sews Detter, Never Faila, al
ways Ready, Best Made, Rest Material, nil working parts being Case
Hardened, ?n 1 a \Vrittcu Guarantee under the Beul ol the Company
given tor 5 Years with evt ry Machine.
DON'T YOU FORGET IT!
We beg to extend to out* Fatrona and Friends a Cordial Invitation to
call and se ? us.
DRY GOODS BAZAAR.
A U C T S O N B K11? KG,
T. C. HUBBELL
WILL A TT E NI) T(> TU E S A L ES of
Real E?tnte, l'ernonal Ptopcrty, &c , Pub
lic ?>r Private, business entrusted to Uiin
will be promptly attended to.
Orangeburg, So, Ca., Dee. 1st 1S79.
Exectt'orn, Administrators, (Juardians
and Tni'lcc*. are liereby noli lied to mako
their Arnual Returns to this office, during
the month of January next. Otherwise thev
will he mocscded against hf? the law directs.
Jutlgc of I'i ohatc.
Or ingclmrg County, Dee. 12, 1.S79
dec 12 U
The undersigned has opened at the old
Htnnd, opposite Mr. .1. P. Ihrlcy. where he
in prepared to do all kinks of work in the
77/o Blacksmith Lifte,
Such as Horse-shoeing, making plows and
Repairing Maggies and Wagons.
All work whi ranted to give Hatisfaction.
jan 9 3m WM, HOWELL.
Having recently m:>ved into my
New Store, I would bog leave lo in
form my old friends, and the public
generally that I have ana. will con
tintie to keep on h ind the
Best Paints and Oils,
Lftnips and Fixtures,
Finest Cigars-find Tobaccos,
Plain and Fancy Candies,
And in fact, everything usually kept
in a first class
I also occupy, with my family, the
rooms over the stora, und therefore
will be able lo put up prescriptions
at any and :d] hours during the night.
See bell on front door.
A. C. DUKES, M. 1>.
oct 31 1379 ly
Mrs..!. Oakman, having occupied the
commodious residence of Capt. F. H. VV
liriggmann on Amelia street, will accom
modate a few Hoarders. IlatOB reasonable
and satisfaction guaranteed.