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ON 10 HOLLAH IM IK ANN UM. y
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GOD .ViS" 13 OIJTi COTJNTTiY
ALWAYS IN ADV AM ?. ?r
FRIDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 524 1880.
NT M15 ER 35
The undersigned respectfully In
fonus the public that he is prepared
to do all
Kind of Work
in tho above line oh tho shortest no
tioc and at
HORSESHOEING done in the
?-best pofefible mnnnor.
I also have in full operation my
t I'tANIiSG AND MOULDING;
STliC ?GjRIST MILL.
All work in this line done without
delay and on reasonable terms.
A share of the. public patronage is
Miri!2! II. RIG GS.
P** L AT THE
Established in LS71 hy the Propri
etor, who is still ready and willing to
fill orders in
BREAD, ROLLS, PI KS
O A K lu S
? '' ' GUN OERS
-. It^the BARREL or
i**or Camp-Meetings or any utUcr kind o(
frcsli ConfeoUoiMrles, -
. . - JFuucy GoimIs
Which will be sold an LOW as any that can
be bought in Orangoburg.
Thxnkful for the past patronage <>f my
friends and the public I still solicit a con
tinuance of their custom.*
T. \V. Albev*ro1 11?
Russell -Street, next door to
. srpt 14. 1S78?\j Mr. J\ I*, barley.
Having recently nmved into my
New Store. I would beg leave t(l in
form my old friends and tho i>,< blic
generally that I have and will con
tiuue to keep on h ind the
Rest Paints and Oils, ,
Lamps and Fix tilr< f,
Einest Cigars and Tobaccos,
Plain and Fancy CunJics,
And in fact, everything usually kept
an u tirst class
? DRUG STORE!
I also occupy, with my family, the
rooms over the store, and therefore
will be able to put up prescriptions
at any and al] hours during the night.
See bell ou> front door.
A. C. DUKES, >I. D.
ort 31 187? ly
J". 3DZSZS AiTLaEWS,
Would Respectfully in form the Citizens
of Ornngotmrg, dial ho has in charge i he
Stock and fixtures ol Z. .1. King, ill Wallace
i'annoii'n Ohl -Stand, Main Streit?where
lie will he glad to servo his friends and the
public with anything in his line of trade.
Every thing fresh and pure, and guaran
teed to give satisfaction. a full line of
GOODS kept constantly on hand.
Botn and raised in braugehurg, I hope
to receivt a Idi'crlil Hhare of ihe patronage
of niv I'"ellow-t'itizenB.
J. DEE ANDREWS.
;.iy 21 ly
F. DeMARS; 1 gt.
priendH ami Couiilrynicn
'7T}6*"not wait until fUM spend
"livery cent in places dear,
JVI^ke DtMAKS tour (ireccr here !
Ask him for his Hams ho nice,
IImining at the L0WKST PHlCE 1
?top nnd try his Flour ho line,
Cheese, and ALL things in his lino!
Have some HI tter sent around?
Every man should have a pound !
And if you'd feel well and nble,
Put hi* MACKEREL on your Table !
Clood nre all things in his Store,
? IIchfou cannot ?sk for more!
()nly try his LIQUORS inrc?
Can't he equalled any where!
Rverf nianlwlio knows I ikMARS,
Hushes for his good Sugars!
Jn hi^ Samjile Loom they fly,
|<*verV time that they are dry !
Nome thing tells them II ICS the mm !
And he always lends the van '.
t .N cVCr yet did he retreat,?
? 'J^on't'you know he can't he heat?
J^ook w ithin his Store ho grand,
Jfn his bar-boom?near at. hand;
Question him and von will see?
Oh !,vv&it Wot till you are rriser,
Heason points to Mr. RISER,
Stalling fancy Drii ks to all?
C?ive him then i general rail,
liest assured, DkMAKS sells cheap,
A?d the finest goods will keep,
Never cense, to blew your utars-^
J)own with all?except
^ > 1 '* * ' 'DeMARS.
[Written for the Orangeburg Timkh.]
BY KI TH OOOI>LEY.
Pleasant River issues from a
spring on the mountain side. It
trickles down until it meets other
strcatMs tts small as itself. They
unite, and go dancing fjn tlrtur way
as a rivulet.
Its course Is on ward??ever oiuntaYd
until it assumes the proportions of a
river. It Hows through fertile vales
and grassy meadows; over pebbly
bottoms and by rustic cottages*
Little children wade in its waters,
and stiil their miniature boats on its
It continues to llow enlinVy jfor
miles, until suddenly it: falls, some
three or four feet over a ledge df rocks*
The fall of Pleasant Riveris not
a Niagara, but it has its own pie
tu rest} 116 beauty. Instead of the
granite cliffs of Niagara, we see a
pine forest. Instead of rainbows pro
duced by the reflection of the still's
rays on the columns of spray, we
see the vines of the yellow jessamine
climbing to the topmost branches'of
the trees. The song of the mocking
bird is beard above the noise of the
falling water. ? '
A short distance below the Falls,
some capitalist hasei'ected aji exten
sive mill, and will no doubt maki a
fortune, but with that we have noth
ing to do.
We will go on a mile further to the
lit'Je town of I loasuntville, which
takes its name from the river, aud an
appropriate one it is.
The st,roots nro not numerous, but
they are wide and well shaded. The
dwellings are Jllbstly cottages; there
are it few houses of greater propor
tions, and all have wide pnazzas and
tall shade t reci*.
On a retired street, where the
elms rival those of New Haven, is a
particularly pretty cottage. Its flow
er garden and every thing around iti
is in t he neatest order.
Two ladies are sitting on its vine
covered porch, enjoying the perfumed
air. The sun has disappeared be
hind the pities, and a Servant comes
out with a tray, and places it on a
table near them, dust at that mo
ment 11 buggy Stopped at the gate, and
an old gentleman with white hair
and beard, comes up the guidon walk.
Roth holies arose to meet him.
'I am very ghul to see you Dr.
Simpson.' said t ho older lady.
'It is such an unexpected pleasure,'
the young lady said.
''Phis is not a professional visit,'
said Dr. Simpson, 'I do not think
either of you can need medicine, when
you are utbout to partake of such a
'W ill you join us Doctor?'
'Certainly Mrs. Gray, 1 will not
object to a cup of tea aud a taste of
your nice cake,'
After chatting awhile, the Doctor
said, 'this porch is so delightfully
cool, and the company so agreeable,
I had almost forgotten what I wanted
to say, when 1 came in.
1 feel that my health is declining
?I am not as strong as I used to be,
and I need rost.'
'1 must have help, and 1 have made
arrangements with Dr. Cole to come
und ?malst me. 1 expect my patients
will rebel at llrst, but after they be
come well acquainted with him, they
will give him the preference.'
'I must beg you Doctor, never to
send that young man to me, I want
some one of more experience when I
am sick, and I tell yoii once for all,
I cannot employ a young Doctor.'
'My dear madam, if every one were
of your opinion there would be no
experienced physicians. How can a
young man become experienced, if no
one will employ him?'
'Pin ning to the young lady he said,
'I do not think Miss Paq'itfe will ob
ject to young Doctors.' .
Yes sir I do, and if I Should he so.
unfortunate as to require medical
treatment, I hope you will send no
j one in your place/
I 'When do yon expect your assist
mit?' inquired Mrs. Gray*.
'To-morrow, or lie may possibly be
I here to-night.'
'J taust be goiug, nnd in n few
"months hence, I will expect both of
you to entertain a very different opin
ion of Dr. Cede.'
Mrs. Gray was the widow of ?
clergyman. Soon after her husband's
death, she made her home in Peas
antvillo, and devoted herself to the
education of her daughter, who was
a child of more than ordinary intel
lect, and Mrs. Gray was fully compe
tent to the undertaking.
The years had passed happily, and
Pansie was now a young lady, as
bright and beautiful as the flowers
for which she was named.
Who does not love the dear little
Pansies. They are the first to greet
us in the early spring; and when we
See them looking so bright and cheer
ful >vc know thut winter is over.
They linger with us until the chill
breath of autumn wit hers their beau
ty, then they bow their heads and
But Pausie Gray was bright aud
beautiful all the year round. Sum
mer and winter she was the same
It was not surprising: that she
should have many l'rieuds and ad
The mother nnd daughter sat on
thb porch and watched the inoon's
Sgtitoc mamma, how the mrfgp light
makes the garden appear like fairy
land.' , "
'Is it not boatifu!?'
dust then a mocking-bird in the
distance, was heard to warble a few
'That is the bird's good night,'
said Pansie, 'and it sounds so Sweet
ly, we might fancy it was an flSoliau
harp.' ' ?L- j
Von are Very imaginative.to-night 1
my dear,1 said her mother. !
'Tho moonlight always makes me
so. If I were a poetess, 1 thiuk I
could always write beM, with the
moonlight around me.'
'I see ah object outside the garden,
I might imagine it to he a fairy, but
its doos not look very elfish.'
?No, that object is too corporeal,
to be a fairy,' Said Mrs. Gray. 'You
will have'to recall your thoughts from
their wanderings, and bring them
back to reality, for bore comes your
old friend Robert Morton.'
'J did not know you bad returned,'
said Pansie, after salutation's had
'1 arrived last night, and am glad
to get home again.'
'I am very.glad to have you back,'
'Are you really glad Pansie?'
'Certainly I nin, just as glad us if
you were my brother.'
'We always iniss^ you when you
leave home,' said Mrs. Cray.
fl did not think 1 was of sufficient
importance, for my absence to be
noticed by .any one.'
'What an humble opinion you have
of yourself. I did not know that
humility was one of 3*011 r virtues. I
hope you have been enjoying your
self. Did you make the ucqunutuuee
of any young ladies?'
'No, I did not. I went on busi
ness, and when that was accomplish
ed, I turned ray course homeward.'
?That was a foolish question for
me to ask,' said Pansie, 'when I know
you care so little for ladies' society.'1
'Have 1 ever been wanting in iny
attentions to you,' asked Robert.
'Oh! no,' replied; Pansie,)you have
always been a dear good brother. We
never disagree, but you and Jessie
are constantly disputing.'
'It is because, Jessie teases me,' and
you do not; and she is too inquisi
tive.,' The . business which took me
away, was no , secret, but when she
pretended to know all apout it, I
^vouhhriot tell hot where J feasVoing
and in retaliation, she told y-up, I
feojn'g 611 j courtingjMr&dition,
and I did?not want yoti to beliawJ it.'
Jessie Falkner was Pansier** most
'Ultimate frterl'd, who took a delight
in teasing Robert, just because she
knew it annoyed him.
Mrs. Morton, (Robert's mother)
was the first friend Mrs. Gray made
in Pleasantvillo, aud, their, children
grew up like brother and sister.
Robert's affection was no longer
brotherly, and ho warned to tell Pan
sie, how much he loved, bu< whenever
nn opportunity offered, his courage
would fail hint, and he postponed the'
declaration from one time to another,
w hile Pansie was unconscious of the
position which she held in his heart
-1 TO BE CONTlNt'KO.
Ornngeburg County the Most Pro
gressive in Our State. It has Accorti
ing to the Last Census a Population of
40,(100?Oraiigcburg Village has 2100,
'An Increase of Fully 1,000 hi the Last
K?taxoEBuno; C. IL. S. (.'..
Sept. :>0, 1880.
Editor Oraugeburx} Time?:
I enclose you the following in rc
gard to the business prospects in our
town and County, which I hope you
* Since the war our people had more
to contend with than any otheoiCoun
ty in the State, f be frauds com
mitted and money squandered by
Radicals' and Carpet-baggers was
enormous; the people were crushed
down by taxation. Even'at this pre
sent time, our political condition is
far from being satisfactory. To
make this communication as.short as
possible, T will give the business out
look of this place.
We have Bevern! huge stores, who
keep general merchandise, among
which are two "of t he handsomest and
extensive dry goods stores, kept by
two young ami enterprising gent lo
men. Theodore Kolui and Henry
Mr. < L IL Cornols?n has the larg
est and most extensive store that is
kept in any inland town in the State.
His sales cannot amount to less than
$100,000 per annum, nmPmiiy reach
$200,000. Mr. Cornclson employs
10 clerks and besides about f? porters
and teamsters. This present sea
son he. has already shipped 1100
bales of cotton, and will by the end of
the season have shipped from 0 to
8000 ba.hs. Mr. Gornolsoifs store,
factory und outbuildings occupy al
most a whole square. He has just
completed several brick buildings
intended for :i cotton factory. All
that is wanted now is the machinery.
When the factory goes into opera
tion, he will employ from .')() to 70
bands. Air. Coruclsott is a man of
great enterprise, helping largely to
make up this town ami make it
Air. ,t. C. Pike vloes a very exten
sive business. He is a man of a large
heart, and enjoys t he confidence of all
the people of this County. Mr. Pike
is one of the largest cotton buyers in
Ornngehurg, and *ells a large quan
tity of goods, and is daily increasing
his business. He deserves to suc
Messrs. Pull ami Scoville are
among Hie oldest merchants in the
town, and do a business on a most
substantial basis, including cotton
buying, banking and merchandise.
They are safe and far seeing liiian
ides and prudent business men.
1). Louis is probably the oldest,
merchant in the place, and is doing
a solid business. Space forbids my
mentioning the number ofyounger
and thriving merchants who are
building up our town by their energy
and enterprise. We cotfld mention
Walker. Webb Hull. Sinonk. Kcnckcr,
Kirk Robinson, Eros, Sehillb v. Van
Tasscll, DeMars. Alborgotti, Thomp
son, Sorentrue and others, but we
Messrs d. Strauss A fjo., is anoth
er enterprising linn. They have a
Rico Mill in this pfflco, and Saw
Mills in the neighborhood. They
employ a large number of hands.
They ship Rice to different points in
this Stflte and into Georgia. They
have. *nUrged their M^ll hy adding
new machinery to the amount of,
>Ve have four livery stablos, two
brick and lumber yards, mfftBar
ber ?hops, foor Drug stores, three
?tnft^.'?wfl female fienfcom, tfnd an
Agricultural College for colored
people. By the 1st 'October aiioi her
jewelry and watchmaker store will
be opened here We also have a
marble yard just opcucd by Air. (j.
Oraiigebtli'g Is the third largest
business place on the South Carolina
R. R., viz: Columbia, Augusta
The receipts and shipments of
cotton at thjs Depot this season, up
to l$th Sept. are fully 32.00 bah s.
Besides Mr.J G. II. C?riiolson buk
"d , ..fit, tonrtri I
purchased cotton in the seed equal to
300 bales, which makes a total of
this year's crop marketed of3500
bales, the value of which amounts to
$ 1.") 7,000.
Within a few days past some very
valuable property has changed
hands. Mr. .1. (..'. Bike purchased a
lot whereupon he will at once erect
a large brick store, and on the oppo
site corner Mr. T. D, Wolfe will also
put up tin extensive brick building.
Another gentleman purchased a large
hd in the upper portion of the town,
w.lh the intention of erecting stores.
Capt. Bell has just finished 3 brick
stores, which are all rented.
Orange burg County is next to
Charleston County in population,'
having 40,000 and the village 2100.
One groat d'raHv back, we have in
this town, \a that, we have no
banking facilities. Had we a bank
it would udd very much to bur busi
1 would also mention that there is
a large business done in this County
in making Turpentine and Rosin, nil
of which is shipped from this point
to ('\n\ r lest on.
In conclusion, T would s.'ty we want
enterprising men to come here; where
they can employ their capital to ad
vantage. We want 500.000 immi -
grants in South Carolina, and Some
r.r.thotn tide Coontv to holo US to
devclopc the resources of our state.
As to their political status, we can
only say, that their political opinion
will make no difference, as long as
they art; law abiding citizens. They
will find that they will be respected
and well eared for.
We have one very peculiar estab
lishment iu this 'own. It is different
from any Other in any country town.
Mr. ('. 1); Kortjobu keeps'a cheap
cash store. Nothing goes out of his
store without the money down. Mr.
K. has agents in Charleston, Balti
more and New York, who make pur
chases for him. for cash, when ever
bargains a re off -red. 'Phis enables him
to sell at remarkably low figures.
Mr. Kortjobu sells enormous quanti
ties of goods at very low figures. In
fact the most of his goods an* sold
for less money than they can be
ma ii ii fact ii red. These arc facts aud
we know what we are say lug cannot
Oriingehorg has a Steam Fire
THE GOSPEL ON TIlH STARE.
The Passion Play, a theatrical re
presentation of Christ upon the cart h,
will be produced for the first time in
New York in December.
The first representation was given
in San Francisco a few* months ago,
and so gnat was the discussion,
division of opinion ami excitement iu
reference to it that the managers,
alter live weeks rendering, withdrew
it from the Stage, It is now to be
reproduced iu New York with the
< i'licifixinn omitted. The death of
.lohn, the baptist, wit b the scene of
the offering of his head upon a
charger to King Herod; the Past
Supper: the Garden of Gethesctaanc;
the arraignment before Pontius
Pilate, and the Asco ision, will be
among the Bible pictures presented.
It is a revolution which will elicit
great discussion and sharp criticism.
Mr. Morse* the manager says that he
will endeavor in every way to separ
ate from the performance the idea of
the theatre. He says he thinks he
will do good and is enthusiastic ou
Tho Ticket -Pistols and Whisky?Farm
It seems, thutslilt-o the Convention
your numerous correspondents have
Hugged in supplying your paper with
letters. I'toni their various localities.
I don't propose to. give you.any par
ticular news; but I want'to say a
word about t hings in:general.
From every point that'I haveli'eard
from the County ticket nominated
gives pci^f^^faJis^vtiou, und we
intend . to. efeeli; it-' l um Sorry that
the resolution palling Upon-each of
the candidates for tho Legislature to
express themselves upon the w hisky
and pistol question did not pass. I
suppose the delegates were anxious
to get liofhe and did not care to hear
speeches, was the reason. It is an
important matter, and a subject up
on which every man ought to show
his hand, Tho crimes arising from
this source demand a reform.
But to leave politics we Want to
?say a word to farmers/ Now that
cotton picking will soon be over is
the time to improve your.farms. The
fault uf our people is that they waste
too inueh. They work hard to make
? crop, but they iay e not provident
enough either of timoor monciy. The
success of farming iwd'n economizing.
Make all the manure yojj can, and
employ every moment, not devoted
to the actual making and gathering
of the nop, to devising means for
permanent improvement. We arc
beginning to prosper: let its continue
to do so by making farming a sciehce
and a system.
THE CODE bENOL'NCLiL
Hi tneCouiity Democratic Conven
tion of Marion Juuiiis IT. Evans and
John M. Powers disturbed the meet
jug after the request of the Chairman
'to Iveej'i wiitei. M'lic < Oi.Ji. .......
appointed ('apt. A. E. *C ilchrist a
sergeant at arms to eject the tlnrflly
partics, which, with the assistance of
others, he did.
For this discharge of his duty Air,
Evans, after the Convention, sent a
challenge to ('apt. Gilchrist for mor
tal combat, which the latter promptly
and peremptorily declined.
As soon as the circumstances be
eante known, the citizens of Reaves'
Township held a public meeting, in
which they drew up resolutions de
nouncing the conduct of Mr. Evans,
and highly commendatory ofCapt.
Gilt brist for bis action.
One of the resolutions reads as
"Wo heartily endorse the high
moral and Christian courage ofCa.pt?
A. E. Gilchrist in refusing to violate
his vows to society and God in that
be refused to meet said .1 uuius 11.
Evans in mortal combat, under the
so-called Code of Honor, the waning
relic of a barbarous mode .of settling
differences between man and man."
The Governor was also requsted
to revoke the appointment of Air.
Evans as Trial Justice.
Hon. M P <>'<'onnor and other
distinouished speakers vill address
tho citizens of Orangeburg Comity,
j at or near the places wanted, as fol
M L Gleit ton's Store, Tuesday,
Sept 21, Knotts Mill, Wednesday
Sept 'I'l, St. Matthews Thursday Sept,
'2'.\. PincGrove Church Friday S?pt
lit. Hulls Mill Saturday Sept2f>, Av
ers Tuesday Sept 2s, Hrnnohvillc
Wednesday Sept 2?, Eastcrlin h TVI i 11
Thursday Sept 30. Other appoifit
ments will be announced hereafter.
Tho primary elections are going
on with seeming satisfaction in the
different counties; but it seems a lit ?
tie unfortunate that in almost every
ease i second oh et ion is necessary.
% reference to our advertising
columns it will be seen that out
most prosperous merchants believe in
the efficacy of printer's ink, and in
the Times as an advertising medium.