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CROPS AM) WHdTICS.
FoKK OF EniRTO, I ,1BI\RTY Tuv.-v HII',
July 1st 1880.
Dtithr Titties :
I thought a word from this section
might In- of interest to your many
The crops in this section arc look
ing very well, considering the ilry and
hoi weather, though very hack ward
for the first of July. Wheat is a
(complete failure. Oats-?very good
Now, Mr. Editor, as the lime for
our County nominating Convention
is near at hand, I thought I would
like to say some thing about Some of
i he aspirants, as several have already
Iteen announced. As farmers, in
LS78, 1 tliink we were too exclusive
in our County nominations, saying
WO would not take any law or physic
in ours. 1 think. Sir. Editor, we
should mix a little this time. I see
from the papers, Gen. Jas. p. Mar is
recommended as a candidate for
Stale Senator, and I heartily concur,
and think hint the most popular man
in the < oiinVy for that position: also
Dr. J. C. llolinan for representative,
and I would add another name with
Dr. prefixed,.J. W. Summers of* Low
er St. Matthews. With these two
M. D's. on our ticket as representa
tives, the fanners interest would he
in good hands. The writer has been
acquainted with Dr. S. ever since we
"went to the same log school house to
gether, and know him to be an ener
getic successful farmer, and in every
way qunlilied, and I hope he may he
announced I>y his Club, and nominat
ed hy t he ( 'onvont ion.
In reference to the aspirants for
Clerk of -Court, 1 think the claims of
Mr. Robert Copes (hebest, if materi
al services rendered the County he
any considerat ion.
Now, M r. Editor, the last, though I
not the least, is the announcement,
that I and your many friends rejoiced
to se?'. that the unmc.nl* Mr. S. K.
Melliehamp is put forward for
School < 'oinuiissionur, as no one hut
an experienced teacher can know 111??
wants of a public school.
Mr. Editor, is there no remedy Ibi
<>ur present free school system? It
has been tried and found wanting?
as the poet said, "Hollow?hollow, all
I mii>t close sis I am only prepar
ing food for t he waste basket.
.lOIfiS IIEPXEIPS LUCK.
.lohn Ilepner of Reading was horn
in Germany in ISl?. In 18-10 he
married. M is wife lived eight years,
and bore him seventeen children.
She presented him with twins in the
first year <>f their marriage. The
next year another pair of twins was
born. Every year for four years
thereafter Mrs. Ilepner gave birth to
triplets. The seventh year was sign
alized by the birth of only one child
to the couple. Mr. Ilepner's seven
teen children, thooldest only 7years ]
of age. were taken in charge three
months after .Mrs. Ilepner's death by
n young German lady, who became
the second Mrs. Ilepner. The first
Mrs. Ilepner died in February, 18-18.
IuFehiuhry, L8-10, Ini*successor pre
sented Mr. Ilepner with a boy. Oil
Christmas Day of the same year the
nineteenth child was added to the
Ilepner's flock. Oliee a year for
live years afterward the family was
increased by twins, and for three
years after that one child a year was
born to Mr. Ilepner. The last three
were born in this country, Mr. Hep
tier having emigrated from < icrinsiny
in 18.VI. In l.s-"?7 hi^ wife died, hav
ingbeen married nine years. Of the
thirty-two children thai had been
born to Ilepner. twelve had diel. In
LS?8 he married a widow with one
child. The third wife bore him nine
children in ten years, by single
births. Mr. I lepucr and his hist wife
are still living. None of his lirst set
of seventeen children survive, d u o
of the second wife's lifteen are.alive,
and three of the third wife's nine.
AVilb the step child that the last
marriage added to the list, forty two
children have called John Ilepner
We clip the following from the
"As one goes from Columbia to
wards Charleston on I be South Caro
linn Railroad, ho sees a growing town
in the upper portion of Orangehurg
county, a few miles below Fort Motte,
which is now called St. Matthews,
formerly Lowisvillo. It was our good
fortune recently, to spend :t few
hours there and were Surprised t"
learn the amount nfbusiness that is
done, ami the rapid improvement of
the place. It ison an elevated locn
lion, very healthy, and 'thecentre of
a line section of the surrounding
A man was sawing wood yesterday
afternoon in a backyard. Me sever
cd two sticks a> thick iisyou'r wrist,
and then wen) into I he house und
said to bis wile: "Mary, iny collII
try needs me ; I here's no use l a Ik i ng,
we've jusl L;ot to slaughter all those
Injuns; and no true patriot can he
expected i" hang round a wood pile
ihose days." "?lohn," said his wife,
"if you light Injuns as well its you
saw wood and support your family,
it would lake one hundred and eight
ecu like you to capture one squaw,
and you'd have to catch her w hen
she had I he ague a ml throw pepper
in her eyes." John went back to the
wood pile wondering who told his
wife nil a I mil I him.
A DESERTED TRIBUTE.
The- niiiili plank in the National
Democratic platform adopted at Cin
cinnati reads as follows:
? The resolution of Samuel d. Tihl
en not again to he a candidate for the
exalted [dace to which he was elected
by a majority of his countrymen, and
from which he was excluded by the
leaders of the Republican party, is
received by the Democrat's of the
United States with deep sensibility,
and tin y ihcl re tinir eonlhleneein
his wisdom, patriotism and integrity,
unshaken by the assaults of the com
mon enemy; ami they further assure
him that he is followed intothe retire
ment he has ? hosen for himself by
the symphathy and respect of his fel
low-citizens, who regard him as one
wht), by elevating the standard of
public morality and adorning and
purifying tin public service, merits
the lasting gratitude of his country
and his parly."
^ WjOOO BRICK
For sale, on reasonable terms.
Also a large lot of good sounn
Ry II. S. REN NEK ER.
jiino 1 tf
Wntdd Respectfully inform the Citizens
of Orangchnrg. Mint he has in charge the
Slock and fixtures of X. ?!, King, ?t Wallace
Cannon's Old Stand, Main Street?where
he will he clad to serve his friends and lhe
public with anything in his line of trade,
livery thing fresh and pure, and guaran
teed to give satisfaction. A full line of
(;<)()1>S kepi constantly on hand.
I loin and raisctl in Orangchnrg, 1 hope
to receive a liberal share of lhe patronage
if inv fellow-Citizens.
J. DUE ANDREWS.
mav 21 1 v
The nndeisigned would respectfully
forni the citizens of this and adjoining
( '?unties that ho will furnish, on the most
the hist of Vehicles and Harness or Saddle
Horses, well Broken and warreuteil to be
Also ulwiivs on hand and lor sale I .< >\\
DOWN, well Broken
H?1S33S & StTOES.
M"Y o.mxihi's will continue
to meel evei v train
Done on the shortest notice by careful mid
trustv hands, (live me a trial
W. M. SAIN,
A'l the Old Siaml.
- JE IZZ7 VEGETABLE UEOICIKS MADS.
'. .1? !?-. ? t ivr'aln ine'lleln.' tneimd
II ::so-e-i H or the H.I.suel ;.?s.
Cl. 1 ? Illll.'tllSIII, Still l.iielllll.'I'e: for.
I ? ? t? I*. It- ii. ('unei-cs, Sores, Aheew?
? .Sn.in, Swollen Joldts. SyiiM
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? v,s I T?i ! rcUahlo t.tvi:.; couancT'
rOU, ? :? cute < Jironto Consil|mi(o?,
J I! i Im ' ??. P |ilV's!.-.ii, lu.Uecstl >m,
. c iaj -! ariJiuriij Liiuj-iiMuet?.
I " IJ' r?.JL!^Y.j?733?~:~*\
3-1 rue t'in.qt coaiplito Rlilner .t|hm!ille.
, ? ' 'i.i,?:? j ?. i:.veess ..r Urine, retell
Mt of l'rtno, Xtglil Bvreal?, Cains in
info Uri.tn. fco._ ^ ^_^
ono Isiltln nf tills vnliiiiOlfl
), ? I iik Ileli:?\ I :???! relief, no Illllllliiifl
>v ; , ry, , i! >n, untie i>v resinta
j\l j 'i.i ? ; r I? ?? fioin iliuii-i that hd?e
L^. i 11? en los...? Ii rm year- i.ir ??< si I Tijr
I ?(!? ,.n c.v i..j ?elf..-? tor any ut alxivt
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IL 'ii; CHEWlCftL CO.
Sharp St.. Daitimorc. Md.
r a vt;D4i.v lioi si:.
A fust-chiss llon l, located in the very
heart off harlcston's Fashionable I'romen
iule, King street, nearly opposite the I'hca
Ire, and con veil ClU to business. Terms
S'J per dav.
filiO. W. SCI./.IVAN, Proprietor.
I'. B. I!i:vi1.1.r, Superintendent.
The undersigned respectfully informs the
public that she is prepared to do ail kinds
? >t Ladies.and (lent lemens Sewing. I'alron
age solicitaid, and salisfaciiou guaranteed.
Dresses made inth? latesl Stvles,
Miss K. ii STKELIi.
Over Sien i.i I'. C. i .union, ami next iloor
lo l?i. Dukes' I >i iiu Store.
( hangt burg, S. ('.. M uch 0"., I8S0.
mar 'J'i tf
A RARE CHANCE
ID I'ltOCUIili A
ki x rrj 11c> iisk
The imdet signed respect full y informs l In*
public thai he has made arrangements lo
WKRTEItN AI A 1 CK 1 .TS
the first of next month for th ? purpose of
purchasing stock for the Call trade, and
will receive orders from anyone who de
sires to procure horses or mules of particu
lars grades and qualities In making these
selections 1 guarantee perfect satisfaction.
Four head on hand at Wist
i: f si.ATicn
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o o o 13 news!
ICE CREAWI AND REFRESHMENT SAI.OON!
Stop and refresh yourself, and then carry some home in a ncnt little patent lee
(.'ream hag, for your N ife, Sisters, Cousins ami Aunts, and Sweetheart included*
o^JL2sraEB,u,s.a ice ecotjse
lee for sale in any quantity. Send Rope or Bag to save expenses.
I am still keeping the finest assortment of
COIsTFJEC T ONATIT.es,
Oranges, Lemons, and Nuts of nil descriptions, cheaper than anywhere else.
Something XTe-sr in HouselcGepxAog
Denicnted Cocoon, also fresh Raisins', Currants, Citron, Canned Goods, Fine Cigars,
and Smoker's Articles. Call once and you will call again.
' At Briggninnn's Ohf Stand,
M. ALBRECHT, AGT.
ONE DOOR WEST OF
W M M S A I N
Respectfully informs- the PUBLIC ill general, th it he has opened a
Which he will keep SUPPLIED with the. REST GOODS that can he had
in the United States. All of which 1 propose to fell tit the LOWEST
POS.*I RLE PRICES, and guarantee satisfaction to nil who favors me with
their patronage. a pi Uj LS8 )?Gin
KEROSENE STOVES! KEROSENE STOVES !!
The Cndcrsigncd would rail the attention ef the Ladies of Ornngeburg and Yicinitv
to hisKEROSEN bZ STOVES
livery housekeeper feels llie want of something that will Cook the daily food, which
will do away with the excessive heat for the Summer Month-', of a Cook Stove. You
wish l<> economise I It cost, you less hy one half as much to Tool; your food with
a Kerosene Stove as it does hy a wood are, and again, where Ladies are compelled to do
so much of the cocking themselves to get anything lit to eat, also to avoid the great
trouble we have with servants, Kerosene Stoves arc just the tiling, especially for small
Kam dies. They will Cook, Moil, Fry, and do anything that a Took Stove will do. Anv
Lady can cool? on them all d iy without soiling her ('o"'s. < >ne trial will convince thy
TO TIIK PUBLIC IS GENERAL,
Always on hand, Cook Stoves from llio Bent Manufacturers only. Wood and Willow
Ware, Lamps and Crockery, and by far the largest and best stock of 'Till Wfctl'O am'
House Furnishing Goods in Orangeburn County. All of which will he sold low for
cash. Call and see for yourselves.
N. F>.?Uoofinir, (? uttering and Repairing done as usual. The only tight Tin Roofs
in Orangeburg are those I put on. W. W.
mar IS80 ly
FIRE INSURANCE AGENCY
Capital represented over
In Sound and Reliable Companies, vi/.:
I ivernool iV, London & Globe, Georgia Home, Fire Association, St. Paul
Fire & Marino, Continental of ) i w York, Petersburg Savings and
Most of these Companies have m<?t Lo?ses in this Town and County, and have paid
them promptly and fairly. Doin'l risk your property without Insu ranee, it is money
well Spent. The following Letter-peaks for itself.
ORAN'GKRCKG, S. <\, February 1:5th, 8SS0.
MR KIRK RORISSOS, ISSURASCE AGEST:
Df.AR Slit ? I take pleasure in recommending your Fire Insurance Agency -to the
Citizens ot Orungehttrg County for Promptness and Fair Denting; and at the same lime,
acknowledging the receipt of Seven Hundred and Sixty Dollars from the Liverpool \
London <Ji (iIoIm? Insurance Company, paid Ionic this day, lor damages caused to my
house, in the Town of Orangeburg, S. ('., lo lire, wliuh occurred on the liOiJi January,
IS.SU. This is the whole amount claimed hy me, and is paid by your Company without
dispute as to tho claim. Your* very truly, D. LOUIS.
Thanking the public for past patronage, I would respect fully solicit a continuance
of the same, and can assure those who favor me with their Insurance,that 1 will always
? dl'er them safe and rcliahlu Companies.
KIRK i joiuxsox,
Insurance Agon', and Agent lor the Farmers Aid Association.
PLOW STOCKS, FLOWS, lloKS, SHOVELS, SPADES, kc.
And a complete Stock of
H4 T)T\\TT A T) 17 GIN'S. PISTOLS, CUTLERY, POWDER
AlVl.J VV A 1X1% SHOT, CA FS, C A RTF. 1 DOES, kc.
&T>~ All of the almve OOOns will be sold at OLD PRICES notwithstanding the
rcceiU ADVANCE on all articles in the aoovc line.
The Light Running Remington Sewig Machine
The II EST and the CI1EAPKST Sewing Machine manufactured.
llopjli l'i 1of all kinds in my line done at the shortest possible notice.
ian 1?'.; I SSO.
P. G. CANNON".
H. S. RENNEKER,
(:0RNER RUSSELL <fc BROUGIITON STS.,
Will keep constantly on hand the following goods:
Coffees Paeon, aimed Salmon,
T?as, Strips, " Lobsters,
.. Sugars, I lams, " Mackerel,
Flour, Laid. " Oysters,
Grist, Putter, " Tomatoes,
Meal, ? Soap. " Green Peas,
Rice, Starch, " Corn Reef,
All of the above articles I guarantee tobe FRESH, and will sell thorn
lie LOW as the LOWEST for the ca.-h. Call and examine my Stock und
prices before you purchase.
Always keep on band a full supply of
IJQUOHS, WIN 13STA NT) CIO A KS.
Tho Celebrated "Oakley Bittors."
Persons who are suHering from Indigestion and who are liable to Chills
und Fever, Dyspepsia; ami nil the attendant evils of a Deranged Stomach
will bud a certain und speedy remedy in the use of the above Tonic.
f?ir Aget for I he ''PKItFIWTIOft WIX1WW CXKAK EK.,\
ii. s. RENNEK 1?A<.
The UNDERSIGNED would respectfully inform the PUBLIC thathei* over/ day
To his alrendv LARGE STOC K, in all the different BRANCHES, and that the same
will be disposed of at bin old "MOTTO," "LARGE SACKS, and SMALL PROFITS."
I an? also receiving now and have in Store, the following popular BRANDS of
ETI WAN GUANO; ATLANTIC FERTILIZER, ATLANTIC ACID,
KAM IT or rOTASII 8 A LT
Which will he sold at LOWEST PRICES.
I have also been appointed dOKNT for
B. P- Avery's & Sons, Louisville, Ky.
(The LARGEST PLOW and WAGON M ANUFACTORY ?? the
World) and have received a lot of their ONE, TWO and THREE HORSE WAGONS,
also PLOWS. Give me a call and see lor yourselves.
GBO. II. CORNELSOX.
J. C. PIKE
SAME OLD STAND
Is prepared to f-ervc his many customers during this year, as in the
LOWEST POSSIBLE PRICES
We have on hand nJLnrgc and well Assorted
-S T OCR OF GOODS
"With Polite and Experienced CI^ERRkS to show them.
I'ani making preparations to liaudlc$all of the Best Grades of
PHOSPHAETS AND ACIDS.
I respectfully ask the continuance of the Liberal Patronage so^ gene
rously bestowed in the past.
fitiS"1 Highest Markst Trice paid for all runtry Produce.
J. C. PIKE
Gome ! Come !! Come !!! Come !!!!
Ye men a d maidens great and small,
The young, the old, the pay and <tll
To WALKER'S GROCERY repair,
And get al you wish for, there.
His TEA and COFFEE can't be beat,
His SI'Ci A11 is sincerely sweet,
His BACON and his HAMS are nice,
And sold always at the LOWEST PRICE,
No other hind you'll cW.r chew,
If his TOBACCO meets your view,
And all will bless their happy stars.
Who chance to Btnoak his fine SEGA RS.
And if you'd feel his sovereign power
dust try his new delightful FLOUR.
Since he a GROCERY has begun,
His GOODS are all A NUMBER ONE,
Then tell it to the voting and old
He will not eVr he UNDER SOLD.
Stav not to hear some boastful talker,
Put call and get your GOODS from w a t Jtv,~K Tj
Wait not until you all get poorer,
Come und be served by AB L. MOORER,
\Y ho. to his cordial country frieuds,
A GENERAL invitation sends.
And WARREN GARDNER too, solicits
Your kind attention and your visits,
Ami A. B. WALKER boss of all,
fcigns his greeting to the call.
.a. j3 walktsr
Champion Ciroeer of Modern Times.
The Gullet Gin Branch Factory,
0. M. STONE & CO., GENERAL AGENTS.
To supply the increased demand for the IMPROVED G?LLETT
GIN, GIN FEEDER and CONDENSER, Brauch Works have been
established in Augusta, orders will be filled promptly and satisfaction
guaranteed to purchasers.
Oins Repaired by skilled Workmen.
We have Tcctitnonials from Cotton Dealers in every Section which
prove the Superiority of the Gullett Gin over all others.
We are Agent's for BEGE1/) STEAM ENGINE. Mounted or
Station?!-, with either Vertical or Horizontal Boiler. Economizer Engines,
Screw and Lever Cotton Presses, Saw and Grist Mills, Buffolo Scales, <kc.
Wiite for Circulars and Price List.
Address O ]\I HTOjSTI^ Ss CO
fch 21 ;Cotv>n Factors, Augusta, Ga.
IT IS TRUE!
That I in selling the PUREST and FINEST GRADES of
For LESS MONEY than any other Store in Town.
I keep a largo assortment of OHIO WING ami SOKIMG TOBAC
COS including the only GENUINE DURHAM Smoking Tobacco sohtin
this Market, and the 'OLD LOG CABJN," which is the Finest Brand of
Chewing Tobacco ever Manufactured . Also a fine assortment of CHOICE
CIGARS, including the celchrated ?0O> t'ie fioost 5 cent Cigar ever sold
THE GROCERY DEPARTMENT
Is crowded with choice fresh GOODS, which I am selling at incrediblo
l.OW PRICES. A Speciality made in FLOUR, which, iu its white
ness and excellence cannot be Surpassed.
. ?*"? '< . \ri ff rT,. i*
All that is necessary to prove the truth of the above statement is to
call and examine for yourselves.
James Van Tassel, Agt.
sept 20 1878.?mar l? At Midler's Old Stand.