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FRIDAY, APH1L 3?, KSSO.
A CHEEKING BEGINNING!
UNION ANI> IIA It 31 ON Y THE
The Court House Demoerntie Club
met in the Engine Hall on Tuesday
night in unusually' large numbers.
Tho prompt and full attendance of
our citizens at this first meeting of
the Campaign speaks well for the
party, and is a Source of great en
President Moseley being absent
from sickness, upon motion, Gen.
Izlnr was called to the chair.
The call of the County chairman
being read the meeting was declared
ready for business. ?
The President announced that the
tirsl business was the reorganization
of the Club. Upon motion of Sir. M.
1. Browning the roll of the Club was
road, the names of all who were no
longer members of the Club were
strickenoftj ami- a number of new
members present called upon losigu.
It was ascertained that there were
25G members on the roll w hich en
titled the Club to 11 delegates in the
A reorganization of the Club was
then entered into, all the old
officers having declined to serve any
longer Mr. B. Frank Slater, being
iaomnuaTeof^^a's1 unarrhmnisly elected"
President Dr. A. S. Hydrick and
Dr. J. G. Wannamaker, being nomi
nated for first and second Vrice-Presi
dents, were also elected by acclama
tion. L. II. Wann maker was unani
mously elected Secretary, and Mr.
Kirk Robinson Treasurer.
Cpon motion, a Committceof threes
consisting of the President ami Gen.
Izlar and ('apt. Dibble were appoint
ed to nominate tho propor Commit
tees to be elected by the Club. After
a short absence the Committee made
the following report which was unani
mously adopted :
Working Committee; J. S. A Iber
gotti, S. A. Reeves, Henry Kohn, J.
L. Sims and Stiles R. MeUichnmp.
Executive Committee, Dr. A. S.
Hydrick, Gen. W. Brunson, Robot
Copes. 'Registration Committee, T.
C. Albergotti, F. A. Schillley, E J.
The next business w. s the eh -lion
of delegat ?s to the (!nnv. ntion.
The followinggenth men, who were
nominated, consented logo unde r the
resolution of Capt. M. Glover it
quiring that hone should be elected
who did uot intend to attend the ('on
Yontion, and upon ballot were
Gen. Jar,. F. Izlar. Capt. S. Dibble.
Robert Copes, B. Frank .slater. J. II.
Dukes, E. J. Fehler, 11. G. Sheridan,
W. L. Glaze, 1). E. Smoak, Capt. M.
Glover, and P. G. Cannon.
The following w ho wcrcnominatt 1
declined to go :
W. G. Albergotti, T. Kohn, W. T.
Light foot, Col. J. C. Edwards, J. C.
Pike, J. L. Sims, .T. S. Albergotti
Dr. A. C. Dukes, J. W. Moseley, C.
Bi Glover, W. B. Thompson and
Stiles R. MeUichnmp,'
The following were elected alter
Hatpin Riggs, Col. A. D. Freder
ick and Col. W. J. DoTreville.
The business of the meeting being
thus accomplished, n motion to ad
joiirn was carried, and the members
quietly returned to their homes,
carrying with them rejoicing hearts
at the auspicious opening of the
A HIGH OLD TIME.
The Rads liiet in Columbia on
Wednesday, and, after the usual lur
moil and bluster sent delegates to
Chicago to vote for (?laut. Speeches
were made denouncing white Radi
cals, and Corbin w as snubbed. There
is a strong disposition to draw the
color lim- strictly.
I tile camden journal and gen.
The editor of the Camden Journal
works himself up into au alarming
state of excitement because we said
that we regard the sentiments of
Gen. Gary as entirely inconsistent
with true Democracy, and calls upon
us to explain quickly what we mean.
It is with much pleasure that we
hasten to relieve the anxiety of the
Journal. Instead of the Orangeburg
'Pi.mi:s ''budding and blossoming too
fust, for spring," we Tear that the
''straightoutism" of the Journal bus
risen so high that it has forgotten
the platform of the party. We would
advise you brother to look at the
chart, and lake your reckoning once
more before you wander oil'too far
into strange seas.
An examination of the Democratic
platform ami of the speeches of Sena
tor Hampton recognizing the politi
cal rights ofthc colored man and in
viting him to a participation in the
buttle for good government, and n
comparison of the same with the
utterances of Gen. Gary, would prob
ably develop the inconsistency of
which we speak, and show the editor
of the Journal at least, "something
new under the sun."
1 As we. have often said, we admire
much in Gen. Gary. We like his
boldness and independence. He is
(dear-headed and brilliant. As a
legislator he has almost invariably
been found on the right side, and hi'
has had the honesty and manhood,
unlike many others, not to he afraid
of being found inn minority.
For nil these things we like him,
hut if his sentiments and utterances
are correctly reported, they are at
variance with the Democratic plat
form, both Stale and National, and
therefore inconsistent with true
Democracy. If we have been incor
rectly informed we stand ready to be
We stand by the Democratie plat
form and the promises of Governor
Hampton, and it is our duty to prove
to the colored people that we arc sin
core, no mattor how they may act.
a Noisy drew.
The Radical Convention which was
advertised in the''Southern Doom'
met at the colored engine house in
our Rurgon Saturday. The meeting
was called to order by County ( hair
man Duncan, although it was a very
short time that iL was kepi in order.
The Secretary J. L. Williams of
St. Matthews having completed the
roll of delegates, it was announced
by the chairman that the Convention
was organized und ready for busi
ness. The permanent organization
was then effected by the election of
the same ofllecrs. It was then an
nounced by the chairman Hint :i con
test existed between the following
delegates from Orangeburg claiming
seats in the Convention :
K. A. Webster, .lohn Thompson,
I). A. Strakcr. II. Anderson, C. Flem
ing, and I). J. Amaker. A Committee
of 11 was appointed to investigate
the matter and report who were en
titled to scuts among the worthier
11 was then mo\ cd that t he < 'om
inittcc be confined to 2<t minutes in
which to make their report. The
Committee went out, and. instead of
staying only 20 minutes, did not re
turn for over an hour, to report a
compromise allowing each of the
contesting delegates a half vote. This
report being made, the entertain
ment commenced in earnest as soon
as the announcement was made that
the Convention was prepared to hear
nominations for delegates to go to
Columbia, livery body wanted to
make n little speech in putting up
his nominee, but nobody wanted to
listen. In the midst of the bedlam
that ha I broken loose we caught the
following names of nominees :
Christian Caldwell, S. L. Duncan,
I). A. Shaker, K. A. W< bster, J. II.
Livingston, Kllis Forrest, R. L.
Arthur, II. II. IIaynes and F, Simp
son. Then came t he side shows on
the motion to close the nominations.
A saddle colored delegate from Lewi:
vi lie could be heard above the din
and confusion insisting that his sec
tion had been ignored. Delegates
were mounted on the bucks of
benches or on every elevation that
could be found haranguing the little
groups around them. In the menu'
time the chairman was making him
self hoarse trying to restore order,
but to little purpose. The command
was repeatedly given to ''squat," but
there was no permanent ''squatting.''
In the midst of the wildest confusion,
which lasted about an hour and a
half, the election was held, and after
the smoke of battle had cleared
away it was developed that the fol
lowing were elected the delegates to |
go to (Columbia :
S. L. Duncan, I). A. St raker, R. A.
Webster, J. II. Livingston and Rev.
E. A. Arthur.
A spirited contest was kept up a
long time between the last delegate
and Christian Caldwell, which result
ed, as is shown, by Christian being
left out in the cold. This was a rather
hard blow upon St. Matthews, which"
thus received no representation.
After a resolution by I>. A. Straker
instructing the delegates to vote for
('raid delegates lo go to the National
Republican Convention, the Conven
Webster of New England and
St raker of Bermuda seemed to be the
ruling spirits. The same old hacks
came up on the surface, the names
being almost identically the same
that go to Columbia in every cam
paign. We wonder if the eyes of the
colored people who work in the corn
and cotton fields will ever be opt lie I
t<> this fad. Will they ever sec that
the Republican party, as it stands in
Orangcburg County, is nothing else
but a machine to run certain old
hacks into office?
A GOOD BEGINNING.
One cannot fail to be ph ased with
the enthusiastic and harmonious
opening of thi' Democrat ie campaign.
The club meltings have been hum '>
attended, and so far as we know,
everything has been done with satis
faction and harmony. Co mi bleth
ers as you have commenced, and you
limy look for victory. The prospect
is bright with such a spirit.
A TRAGEDY I NET HE ASYLUM.
On Monday morning a lunatic
named Hiram Kelly killed one of his
room mates named Callabacker, by
crushing in his head with a metal
basin. Kelly had been in the Asy
luinjj^iuniljej^of years aJfl^ftfc'fc,
er done any harm. Callabacker was
a ('reck who had been sent to the
Asylum from Charleston about three
weeks ago. There were several
sleeping in the same room oil the
night of the tragedy, but none could
give any reliable account of the kill
ing. It seems strange ami cruel that
lunatics would be allowed to occupy
the same room together. A heti.T
arrangement ought eeiiainly b> be
HOMICIDE IN SAN FRANCISCO.
One day last week young Kallach.
the son of Mayor Kalloeh, of San
Francisco, stepped into the office of
the paper edited by the DeYoungs,
and commenced firing upon Charles
DcYoung. DoYoung fell back into
the rear of the office, and as he raised
his pistol to return the fire, the ball
of Kalloeh's pistol entered his mouth
and his own pistol fell from his
jgr-tsp, death ensuing in a few inn
mints. Kalloeh has been arrested
and tommitted to jail. A pamphlet
selling forth the blacl. history <>i
Mayor Kalloeh. the father of the
slaver, was the cause of t he homicide.
THE DEMOCRATS MOVING.
'Ehe Middlcpen Democratic Club
held its first meeting on Saturday,
April 2 Ith, 1880, at d. M. Ayers'
Shop, the proceedings of which re
sulted as follows :
The ('lub was called to order by its
former President Mr. A. I). Fair, and
the following officers were elected to
serve for the two next years :
A. I). Fair. President; II. S.
Thomas, 1st. Vice-President; IL M.
Miller, "211(1. Vice-President; F. W.
Bv ballot the following delegates
were elected to serve at the. County
Convention, ami instructed to vote
for Samuel Dibble for County chair
A. D. Fair, W. S. Barton, II. S.
Thomas, L. S. Cornor and d.s.
<>u motion A. I). Fair was unani
mously elected as a member of the
Countv Executive Committee.
'Ehe ( lub unanimously agreed to
adhere to (he two-third rule, and to
postpone Stale Convention until later
in the season.
'Ehe Club then adjourned to meel
again the 1th Saturday in June at -
o'clock r. m.
F. II. BitANTLKV, Secretary.
i DRY GOODS BAZAAR!
New Dress Goods,
New White Goods,
New Straw Goo d
New Children* Suits,
New Dadies Suits,
NOW OPENING the J^^J^GIDST and most SELECT
cvcr exhibited. An early inspection invited.
J. I. Sorentrue
THE BEST GOODS I
The XiOwest Prices!
SHOES of every quality.
All First Class Goods !
Hot tied Pirklcs, i?r? outs
French Sardine?, 15 cent*
Fresh Cod Fish 8 cents per.lh.
Large Vat Mackerel 8 fur 25 cents.
Rest Rio Codec "mI>s lor .$1
Light Hi own Sugar 11 II? for $1
Hc*??t Hyson Tea 75 ct< per ll>, worth St
i.'esl Wliiie VYiiio Yinrgnr 12 els rpiart
Alton Good Quality of l*lnx Tobac
co at 10 cts per pound at
Office Comity Auditor,
Ornngehurg, S. C , April 29th 1S80.
In accordance with An Act No. G Id, np
proved 24lh December IS78, I or my As
sistant will alten?! at the following named
places for the purpose of Asse^ing T:,x for
the year commencing November 1st 1880.
My oilier will he opened everyday for the
same purpose, and ".ve do most earnestly
insist on cverv person concerned to avail
themselves ofthis opportunity, and thereby
save themselves and the Auditor the great
worry and trouble while the Tax is collect
ing the Fall, ami also avoid the penalty.
Oflicc hours from U A. M. to :> V. M.:
Hranchvitle, Tuesday and Wednesday
Jone Im and 2ml.
Kowcsville, 'i'hursday and Friday June
3rd and Ith.
Ccder (5rove, Saturday and Monday June
f?th and 7th.
Louisville, June 8th, and Ft. Motte, Wed
nesday .bine 9th.
Connor's Store, Thursday and Friday
June lOlh ami 1 1 th
Ayors' Shop, Saturday and Monday Juno
? 2t.Ii and I 1th.
?J II Folder's, Tuesday and Wednesday
.bine l.'uh ami ltlth.
S I* Wplls, Thursday and Friday June
17th ami 18th.
A vi tiger's, Saturday and Monday June
W ,1 Snider's, Tuesday ami Wednesday
.1 une 22nd, 2;5rd.
1 ?r. 'Foni. K Keller's, Thursday and
Friday June 24th, 25ih.
I'ine lirovu Academy, Saturday and
Monday June20th, 28th.
Mrs.' F Phillips', Tuesday and Wednes
day .lime 20th, .'JUtli.
It S ti baton's, Thursday and Friday
July 1 m, 2nd.
Coonsbor*', Saturday and Monday July
Vtilks Sawyer's, Tuesday and Wednes
day July nth, 7th.
t'ol. 1> Livingston*!, Thursday and Wed
nesday July 8th, 9th.
Grcgorics' old Store, Saturday and Mon
day July lOtli, 12th.
Knott's Mill, Tuesday and Wednesday
July Kith, 14th.
Zcigl'-r's Store, Thursday and Friday
July 15th, 16th.
J DSmoak'8 Mill, Saturday July 17th.
Kastorlins' Mill, Monday and Tuesday
July 19th, 29th.
DONALD H. BARTON,
Auditor O. C.
apr'l "0 ."?t
Rv virtue of an Execution to tue directed,
1 will sell, at Orangeburg, C. II., S. C.,
on the third of J/ay, ls.su, being salcsday,
for cash, tothc highest didder:
One black Mare, levied on a< the pro
perty of David W. Shulcr, at the suit of
rhoniaa 1*. Smith.
Sheriff's Office, Orangeburg County, S. C.
April 17lh 1SSO.
apr'l 23 . 3t
A neat Dwelling with 4 Rooms, Fire
Places, and Kitchen attached, with n Lot
2 acre; in a healthy location. Terms made
easy. Appy to
T. C HriuiKi.i., Auctioneer.
unit Morplilnf? ImMt cared.
Cl to: M ...I lump f..r book on
O| iuro Ruing, (.. W. B. Sqnlro,
Wvriuixuu. Orc?no Co-link
OFFICE OF COUNTY TREASURE/?,
OnANCiKiiuiu;, C. If., S. C, March 31s1 1S80.
Notice is licrcby given, that I,by myself,
or Deputy, will he nt the following named
placcH <ii? the day?specific?!, for the purpose
of collecting the TAX MS of (he fiscal year
commencing NOVEMBER 1st IS79.
My (ifiice will be open lit the County
Seat during the entire month of May, there
by giving the Taxpayer* a i!ouhie oppor
tunity to pay without penalty. No ex
tension of time will be asked i't.
Office loons from |i A. M- to 2 P. M.
Branch vi lie? Saturday May Ist ISSO.
Lcwisviljc?Monday May !?rd.
port Motte?Tuesday May Ith.
Connor's St?rt?Wednesday Mav ">'.h
Avers' Shop?Thursday May t>th.
RowesviMe ?Friday May Tili.
Cedar Grove'?Saturday May 8th,
J. II Felder'??,1/onday May 10th.
S. I'. \\ ells'?Tuesday May 1 Ith.
Avinger's?Wednesday May 1-th.
W. ,1. Snider'* ? Thursday May 13th.
I>r. Tom K. Keller's ? Friday May 1 Ith
Pine Grove Academy?Saturday May 1">. .
Win. F. Phillips'?.i/omlay .hay 17th.
It S (? leal oil's?Tuesday ,1/ay ISfli.
Coousboro'?Wednesday May ii'th.
Wilkcs Sawyer's, Thursday May -<?th.
Col. Daniel Livingston's, Kridav Mav 21.
Gregory's Ohl Stoic. Saturday Mav 22.
Ka-terHn's Mills. Monday May 24lll
Joseph I > Smoke's Mills, Tuesday May 20
/.eight'sStore, Wednesday Mav 2(5th.
Knot Is' Mills, Thiirmhiv .Mav 27th.
Treasurer, O. C
ajir'l 2 4t
Notice i< hereby given that the under
pigncd, \titIt Mich persons as may bensso
ciatcd with Ihcni, will alter the expiration
of thirty days from the date thereof, under
the provision of. the Act of General As
sembly of the StMv of South Carolina, ap
proved February 2Ulh 1874, and the amend
ment -.hereof, at the special session of
lbso, entitled "An Act to provide
for certnin Charters," apply toGeorga Boli
ver Ksq. Clerk of Court of Common I'leaa
for Orangeburg County, to grant them a
Charter lor a "Corporation," to be located
in the Town of.Oraiigeburg. S. <'., and to
he known as the "Farmern Mutual Aid
\\ in. S //nrton, J II Fehler.
W V Uohinson, F II GramUng,
Kirk Robinson, Jas. Stokes,
W K Barton, A Iv Felder,
K W Urantley, Jas. M Moss,
J J Fnirev, T F Ration,
Paul V fliamling, W W fuller,
7, K GramUng, W F Iladley,
Jlio J Sallev Jr., John C Ilulman,
W T Mutier," II ?igga,
W A Mackay.
mar 1? lm
The undersigned respectfully informs the
public that she is prepared to do all kinds
of I,ailies and (ienthinens Sewing. Patron
ago solicited, and satisfaction guaranteed.
Dresses made in the latest St vies.
MISS F. F STEELE.
Over Store of P. (!. Cannon, and next door
to Dr. Dukes' Drug Store,
Orangeburg, S. C., Match 23, 1880?
mar 2? tf
IMPROVED PATENT LIVER PAD I
Nkvkk Of.ts H w.i>.
Cax nr. Mask axi Stukxgtii 1)i:mkxd. I*ast
TwiCK as j.uxc.
Dbeuti Curoi trithout Dragglag the Cjitco.
Chills and Fever.
Sick i Nervous
T).i-?.> Pail? Oire r.ll rti<r.ws hy AUorption. Nn
NoximM I'm*. Oils, nr l%.l?.iioit?M.dictnMar?takf-n
Intoi tin- Mnm.'icli. rtic Fails Br? vorn orrr the fit
of theStomach, covering ihr Great N'c?vo ? r.irr..
at,o tin |,|vit nntl Stomach. A Brittle V?ffvtaM?
Ionic is nlxnrbcd lulnthv? Imitation? t the It: whI.-uvI
MVi-r.|itlrif) i;:s t!nl IM>.-ml.!>UlliltlAtirt|rUl<! Mrrramt
Kidneys t'i healthy net Inn, n-?l utrtnctliTine Um
Stomach,todiitotfiKNl. I'Rirn i.f r?i>* ?I am. ?;
KAcit. 8i?lu by all I):: i.... i r>, or sent by MaU
Mniiufiirtiiml at 03 & :i r.'nitTli I.:?ep.tt St,
Dali i muri:, .\.:..
OuANc;r.nuitG. S. O., April ISth 18S0
The" Citizen? residing in the neighbor***
hoi.ii of the "New Bridge," near Branch
ville, are requested to meet the Board of
County Commissioners at said Iiridge, at
12 o'clock M., on the 24th Ma; 1880, to
consult upon the feasibility of repairing
said Bridge, or whether it would not bo
advisable to abolish the same. If at the
consultation above proposed, toe Oorumis
sioncrs determine to repair the Bridge, it
will be on said day let out for such rppaira
a> are needed, to the lowest responsible
bidder. If the contract exceeds die sum of
"rlt'O, a bond with good suritios wiil be rc
ip red for its performance.
The right to reject any and all bids is
i c ?crved.
Specifications made known on said day
at the Bridge.
A lull attendance of Citizens id request
By Order of the Board.
L. 11. WANNAMAKF.B.
ap-'l 23 :it.
W. F. Robinson,
Orangjebiirj;, N. C.
A TIME FOR ALL THINGS!
IANDR ET ITS SEEDS have been on the
j the Market since 1784. and still k;-,?p
th*> lead. I have the LARGEST quantity
and collection ever brought to Ornngcbnrg,
whfeh I warrant to lie fresh.
Purchase your SEEDS in time, and as I
Peas, Beans and Corn
by MEASURE it's to your advantage, and
von can gel a look at the Seed before buy
ing. ALMANACS, with valuable informa
tion, free to customers.
I tow selling off my FALL STOCK of
At LOW RATES. Also will order Rings,
Jewelry, Silver and Plated Ware below
Retail Prices, and attend to Repairing of
all kinds in my Hue.
W. F; Ilobin&on.
ORANGEBURG, S. C, April 10th 1880.
The following rate per centum for Taxes
upon Real and Personal Property is, (by
an Act cntittled "An Act to raise supplier
and make appropriations for the fiscal yoar
commencing November 1st 1S7?, passed at
the regular and special sessions of 1S79,
1880, and ratified the 24th 1S71>,) levied;
For Slate purposes, four and three-fourths
(4-j) of one mills.
For School Taxes, two (2) mills.
Kor Orangeburg County Tax, three (3(
For Past Indcptedncss (Co.) three-fourths
(?}) of one mill.
Also in all School Districts haying
deficiency for past due School claims,
three-fourths (J) of one mill.
Liberty Township is out of debt.
N. N. I1AYDEN, Chairman.
L. S- CONNOR,
K.' CUM MINGS,
Board'of County (bmmissioners/.Orangc
L ll Wanmamakeb, Clerk.
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