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Tlio Oraiigebtirg Times
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The interest of \Y. A. Edwards in
the Times has been purchased uy
Stiles R. Mellichnmp, who hus now
become sole proprietor. Mr. Ed
wards contiutics as publisher and ad
vertising contractor and will in n<>
way abate his zeal for the continued
prosperity of the paper.
For the general accommodation of
onr subscribers we have determined
to change the day of publication of |
the Times from Fritlay to Thursday
hereafter. I oder mir present mail
arrangements the paper gets to some
of our subscribers when it is several
days old. This is especially the
case with persons living on either
aide of the Iiarnwell and Aiken lines,
whose mail reaches them from points
on the Augusta brauch <>f the S. O.
R. R. By the change all will get the
paper fresh and newsy, aud we hope
to see many additions to our sub
Glorious sunshine again.
Subscribers indebted to the Timf.s,
or subscribing, will make payment to
Air. Kirk Robinson at his store.
Col. W. J. DoTreville aeted Solici
tor for the present Court in the ab
sence of M r. Jervev.
Wo m e told that Col. 1*. S. Felder
killed a porker this season weighing
There was some expert skating on
the ieeou our streets this week which
created considerable diversion.
The recent cold snap \v:is the sc
verest we have ever known. The
sleet and rain has undoubtedly done
much injury to stock.
We understand there a very objec
tionable species of gambling has
been going on all the week. Why
arc such things licensed in our town?
On Christmas noriiinga row ook
place between some peddlers and col
ored people, the result of which was
the cutting of a colored man and the
locking tip of a peddler.
Ae are indebted to T. < '. Andrews
A Son for h sample of t heir sparkling
tipple eitler which can hardly be ex
celled. Read his colli!!)!! a 1 vert is ?
tueiit in ano'.nor column.
Rev. T. E. Waunanitiker paid a
flying visit to Iiis kiiuni-jn in our:
community during the Christmas
holidays and received a hearty wel
come from his many' admirers.
The Edisto Rifles have been in
vited by the Cor. See. Executive
Committee to participate in ttie in
auguration ceremonies of Gau. Gar
field ou March ttb at Washington.
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We made an error in our local of
the tire in stating that the Ollice of j
Judge Glover was destrovod. It
should have been the of oflico Cnpt
Prof. W. Hodman will be in tow n
for to weeks, lie gave entire satis
faction here hist spring. He is :i good
workman, and now agent for J. A C.
Fischer's celebrated Pianos. Tune
np your pianos.
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Judge- Mackny, on being informed
that the jail needed heating up. im
mediately ordeted a number of stoves
to make the inmates comfortable.
We are glad to scfe this prompt and
h umnno act ion.
The now Hoard of County Com
missinnors organized on last Wednes
day by the election of ('. (1. Da lit/.
lor as Chairman, and I,. II. Wanna
raakcr is Clerk. Mr. T. (). Dnwson
was elected Janitor of the Court
We a re pained to learn of the death
of a listlc (laughter of Mr. James
Huugcrpillcr, on the 2(>th of Decem
ber, INNO, in the third \ear of her
age. The bcreavtd parents will find
consolation in the thought that "of
such is the kingdom of Heaven."
The Firemen's Fair turned out,
as was expected, a most signal .suc
cess. We understand that over two
thousand dollars have been realized
and the engine has been (denied
of debt. There is nothing impossi
ble with the holies.
Mr. Ij. II. Wannamakcr has been
appointed Deputy Clerk of Court.
This appointment will give general
satisfaction, as Mr. Wanntiinnkor
has had vast experience in clerical
duties, and is, withal, a faithful busi
ness man, and a courteous gentle
Wc call attention to the law card
of Mi\ T. M Raysor ju another co!
nmii. Ills ofllce for the present will
ho with lion Samuel Dibble. We
wish Mr: Kaysor much success in
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Clients and witnesses will please
lake notice that the Court of Common
Fleas will he. opened on Tuesday,
January 11,1881, instead of Monday,
Persons summoned to attend on
Monday will appear on Tuesday", in
stead of that day.
Col em a u litJiltic, an old Democratic
campaigner, and an experienced bar
ber from Charleston, has laken the
place of old man Drown who has gone
away on account of ill health. We
have tried licatie ami lind him a tip
top barber. He is located next to
On Christmas Eve night sonic vil
lain stole the saddle from Colouel I
Frederick's horse while he was in.
Orangel'urg, and afterwards the
horse itself was stolen. We art*
glad to lenin since that the horse was
found in the Kork on its way home,
and has been restored toils owner.
As an ex-pupil of the High School
I of ( harloston. by association, wc feel
a'natural pride in the recent enlarge
ment und promised future prosper!
ty of this school. We bear of seve
ral boys of our town going down as
pupils. Our old College mate. Vir
gil ('. Dibble is the able principal.
The recent freeze rendered naviga
tion on our streets and sidewalks
extremely-dangerous. There was
many a slip, and sontelimesa rather
I undignified fall on the way to busi
! ness. In otir mishaps we derived
I much consolation in the t hough! thai
true pluck consists, not in never fall
ing, but in rising again ever* time we
I Vert interesting Sunday School
services were held on last Sunday
I afternoon at the Lutheran Church
under the Superintendanee of Kov. d.
F. Kiser. the pastor. Excellent ad
dresses were delivered by l)r, Opoke
i and I'rof. Law ranee, and a number
of the children of the Sunday School
I entertained tie audiuice with well
recited and appropriate selections.
Two alarms of lire have been given
si nee our last issue. On Christmas
Kve uight the lirenien ami citizens
were i-allod out, the con c of the
alarm hciug a roof on lire in Tread
wel| l"l which was soon put out. The
alarm on Sunday morning was
caused by the burning out of a stove
line i:i the colored Presbyterian
An interesting Christmas tree cele
bration was heid :il Reihe) ( hurch on
the 1? 1th December. After appropri
ate remarks by Mr. I lamp. Mil
ler, the eflh icnt Superintendent, the
presents were distributed to the little
ones. There was a line turn out tipou
the occasion, and tlie interest mani
fested re Heels credit upon this thriv
ing i'ointmiuit v.
On Christmas Kve night Ex-(io\\
Scott at his home in Ohio killed a
young mail clerking in a drugstore
who had been carousing with Scott's
son. There was little or no provoca
tion but (low Scott claims that his
pistol went off accidentally. The
young man was to be married in a
few days ami public sentiment is
very niiich excited against the mur
There will be a meeting of the
Charleston Convocation of the Epis
copal Church at the Church of the
Redeemer in our town on next Thurs
day, services to commence at 1 I
o'clock in the niorning. Bishop
Howe ami other ministers are ex
pected to be present.
A cordial invitation is extended
to ihe public to attend, and we hope
thai all who can will avail themselves
of the opportunity of religious bene
Sam Dempsoy, horse thief, was
placed in our Jail some time back
awaiting orders from the S her ill' of I
Richlnnd in which County he com
mitted his offense. A few weeks ago
ihe Deputy of the Richlnnd Sheriff
came for him, but the cunning fellow
walcited his chance and made his
escape at our deport. The Sheriff
immediately offered a reward for his
recovery upon which Mr. A. F.
Browning tracked him lo a hovel in
the lower pari of Orangcburg, captur
ed him and put him in his buggy
and delivered hint into our County
?fail, burin* the Christinas holi
days he was transferred to the Rich
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Election of officers Shibboleth
Lodge No. 28, A. F. M :
J. S. Albergotti, VV. M.
L. H. Wannanaakex, S. W.
M: G. Salley, J. W.
Heury Kuhn, Sec.
Theo. Kohn, Treas.
J. W. Patrick,!;?. I).
F. W. Brunsou, J. I).
W. F. Robinson and \V. H. Perry -
J. L. Hcidtmnn, F.
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The Grand Jury Report, besides
what we have already mentioned else
where, contains complaints as to the
condition of the Poor House. The
inmates arc represented as needing
more clothing, and the cook has liren
recommended for discharge for ap
propriating the provisions for private
use. It is also recommended losel]
the Poor House farm. All the differ
ent public offices were visited and re
ported in good condition, with the cx
ceptiou of better furniture being
needed for sonic of them.
We had the pleasure on Christmas
Eve of attending a most interesting
Christnvis tree celebration at Jami
son's under the Hiispiees of the ex
cellent Sunday School of which Mr.
K. II. Kiley is Superintendent. After
speaking by the Superintendent and
a visitor, the glittering Christmas
gifts on the tree were distributed to
Lhn expectant assembly, both little
and big. Nor in the general distri
tuition, was it forgotten to make the
editor's heart happy too by a very
acceptable present. This Sunday
School is well conducted and in fine
? onditiou. Long may it prosper.
A species of bitterness and factious
opposition is exhibited iu some parts
of our County by the colored people
which I he sooner they give up the bet '
tor it will be for them. In some places
it is reported li- :' .hey .are keep
ing their children from the schools
provided for them by the Democratic
administration from political stuborn
ik-hs. We would only say to the col
j ored people that the waters of educa
tion arc freely offered to whites and
blacks alike, and he who refuses to j
drink will have none but himself to
blame. The Democratic parly will
do its duty fully ami fairly to all.
We are glad to welcome our young
friend, Mr. Stielten Bull, back to bis
obi home after several years in Ala !
baina, where he had gone in pursuit I
of business. He is now ogagod
with tho prosperous house of d. (.'.
Pike, Esq., iu our town. It J
pleases us to see that Mr. Bull litis
established the reputation abroad
that In- has always enjoyed at home:
for thrill and integrity, as the fol
lowing extract from a no: ice of him I
in the ??Herald and Times" of Union
Springs. Ala., shows:
"Mr. Hull has made a great many
fricuds and acquired an excellent
reputation ::' a business man. The
wishes of his friends go with him fori
iiis happiness ami prosperity in his
new Held of labor."
Our eitizenn have been shocked by
the sudden death on Monday night
of M r. .lohn Addon from paralysis of I
the heart. Mr. Addcu was on old and !
highly respected merchant and un
asumiug of manner and ?t man of the
strictest business integrity. In his
dealings with men he impressed upon j
all a senst* of the honesty of his heart ?
and the kindness of bis disposition.
He was sin active jpcinber of the Luth
eran ( lunch. 11) his death, the com
muuitv has lost a useful oitiy.cn, the
church t; devoted member, and his
family a loving father and husband.
His funeral services were performed
at the Lutheran Church on Wednes
day morning by Ucv. J. F. Kiser a
large number of citizens attending to
pay the last tribute of respect to his
memory. Our heart felt sympathies
are extended to the bereaved family.
We have been furiiishedby Secreta
ry Kirk Uobinson with an account ol
the proceedings of the Patrons and
Farmers -Mutual Aid Association at
their anurital meeting last Saturday,
dun. Is'.. President W. F. Bar
ton made his annual report able re
counting t he t rausact ions of i be year.
He gives the encouraging information
that ?'there has been a steady increase
in membership." He says "we now
number lU2,au increase of 214 during
the. year, giving a mortuary premium
of $11U(>." lie recommends that ef
forts bo made to increase the mein
bcrship, until the mortuary premium
reaches$1000. The Association has
been called on for two mortuary as
sessments during the year. The one
on Mrs* Lou Fehler has been prompt
ly met, and the other on Mr. I). W.
Sncll, although so recent, is being
promptly paid in. The advantage of
the mutual insurance plan over the
stock plan is shown by ih<> President
in the recital of the failures of slock
companies, the most recent and prom
inent of which is the Piedmont, and
Arliugtou Company,while no failures
have occurcd in mutual companies.
He also sets forth that itis the cheap
est us well :ts the safest mode. Treas
urer YY. Sj. Marlon's report of the fi
nance* shored the Association to be
in sound condition. President
Barton declined n: election and Mr.
II. L. Rickcnhackcr was unanimously
elected in his place. The remaining
olllcers were re-elected.
The Court of Geueral Sessions whs
convened here on Monday by his
honor.Judge T. J. Muckay. It was
generally expected that (Jeorge Boli
ver, the former clerk, would appear
and contest, the ollice before Judge
Mackcy. He however did not present
his ease, either in person or by attor
uey,aud Mr. RohinsoU, the Democrat
ic Clerk, proceeded with his business
undisturbed. Uit Tuesday the Grand
Jury presented Mr. Boliverfor indict
ment for failing to turn over the
books papers A'C, pertaining to the
Clerks ollice to his successor Mr
Kohin.-oii. I;poll this presentment
a lu nch warrant was issued, and Mr.
Boliver was brought, into Court to
show, caiise for his conduct, and to
answer the indictment, which accord
ing to the statutes of I.805. renders
him liable to a line of If 1000 and one
year imprisonment. Bail was there
fore fixed at $1000, and Mr. Boliver
upon notification, deposited $1000
cash sis security for appearance when
the case is tried, which was set for
Boliver claims that he was ousted
from the ollice by force, and that he '
did not turn over because he was elec
ted his ow n successor. Outside of
this political matter, there was noth
ing of importance before Court,
dames S ist iu nk and A roil Clover col
ored, indicted for stealing a bale of I
cotton from Mr. Oliver Faruum,
pleaded guilty. Win. and Prank
Ancrum, charged with stealing hogs
from Mr. T. F. Burton, were acquit
ted. William Wilkins charged with
stealing a cow from Cube Hurt was
also acquitted. William Weldon was
tried und convicted of stealing a
watch from Mr. II. I. Smith. Henry
Johtii-.ou, indicted for burglary,plead
ed guilty. S. J. Morph tried for
stealing corn irom < . K. Gardner
was a< quitted.
The following sentences were pro
nounced by his honor: Alfred Colter
for voting twice, $1,00 which was
paid . Win. weldon, penitentiary four
in.uilhs; Latnpkin Corley, assault
ad ill intent to kill, penitentiary six
months; IIemy Johnson and Henry
Jones, burglary, penitentiary three
years; James Sislrunk and Aaron
Glover, penitentiary one year; .Mood
Salley, burgl.iry, penitentiary two
()u yesterday the case of (Jeorge
Boliver came up for trial but in coil se
quence of the absence of his chief
counsel .Indue Mellon the citse Was
continued b\ his honor Judge Mack
cy until the next term of Court on
condition that Mr. Boliver would turn
over t he ollice lo M r. Robinson wil hin
twenty four hours. The Court then
adjourned until Tuesday.
There will lie a meeting oT the
Grange Light Dragoons nt the Fair
Building on the ml Saturday in this
month nt I 1 o'clock A. M. for the
purpose of electing ofliccrsi
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The While Sewing Machine dona
ted by the Company to lite Fair was
won by Dr. S. A. Reeves.
Mr. Kortjohn is so busy distribut
ing his immense stock that he could
not Liei up his advertlsemcul this
week, ('till on him.
Scott's Photograph Novelty will
remain only t wo days longer. Come
one* ami all a ltd see the attraction of
the day. \
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F.xtra line beef, pork and mutton
furnished evei \ week al the Well reg
illated markel of .Marion Jackson.
Buttericks Fuvhion sheet for dan
nary now ready at Henry Kohns.
I haded oil'?To prevent th? de
posit of scrofulous matter in the
lungs, which causes Consumption,
purify the blood, carry this matter
cd of the system, stimulate all the
organs to healthy action and stren
gt hen the body. Medicines will do
no good. Dr. Flagg's Improved
Liver and Stomach Pad is the only
Gentlemen's furnishing goods, em
bracing lineu collars, cutis, half]
hose, ui d some of the best quality of
iinlntindricd shirts at 75 cents and
$1.25 at J. I. Sorentrue.
Another large lot of parlor and
bracket lamps of the latest designs,
with or without illuminators, just re
ceived, direct from the manufactory,
at astonishingly low prices at d. I.
"OLACK-DRAUGHT" makes chill*
and fever impossible.
For sah- by Dr. J. G. Wunnamnker
DonT forget to carry your cotton
samples to 1) K. Smoak A- (.'o. They
pay the highest prices and pay the
Identity, health, and happiness fur ladica
in " WINE OF CAHDUI "
For stile by Dr. J. G. Waunamnker
Goods arriving by every train for
J. [. Sorrentrue. He will make, this
season, shoes a specialty as his
large and varied stock will show by
"WINE OF CARDU1 " for Ladies only.
For sah* by Dr. .1. Cl. Waunamnk
The drug store where can get your
money's worth is at Dr. .1. G. Wan
namaker, Oraugeburg *.'. II.. S. C.
We bity the best, keep the best, and
sell it at low prices, hence, if you want
titty thing in the drug line, call and
see us. We keep a full line id' hair
and tooth brushes, toilet soaps, per
fumery, sponges, pate:.: medicines:
make prescriptions a specialty: will
he found at our post, day or night.
.1. I. Sorentrue rs just in receipt
ofa large lot of Tobacco of all grades,
which he \ ill sell cheaper at retail
than the same could he bought ill
Charleston at wholesale, and another
choice lot of Hams at 10 cents per
pound. (io to see him.
Take " BLACK-DRAUGHT " and you
will rtever be bilious.
For sale by Dr. .1. (!. Wannamakcr
It is found at lrt?l! Something new
under the huh A new era is drawing
upon woman. Hitherto -he ha* beta call
ed upon In softer the iiIs of mankind und
her own besides. The frequent and dis
tressing irregularities peculiar to her : x
have long been to her the "'direful spring
nf woes unnumbered." In the mansion of
the rieh and hovel of poverty alike woman
has been the con-taut yi paticnl victim of
a thotlMind ills unknown to man?and
without a remedy. "Oli Lord.how lung!"
in the agony of her soul, bath she cried,
but "hw the hour of her redemption i-i
come, ?'she will suffer no nit re, lot Hiad
licld's female Hcglilator, ?'Woman's liest
1'i'iriid," i- lor Hale by Dr. A. U. Dukes,
und a !?<? by Dr .Lt.i. Wannainnkcr.
Picpurvd?hy Dr. J. 1 radlicdd, Atlanta,
0a.; price. ?l f?U per buttle.
A trial package of " BLACK-DRAUGHT"
free of charge at
For sab: by Dr. J. G. Wanuamak
! K' ud whut lion. G T. (Tiye^ Anderso
Messrs. Hutchison A bio.: Gentlemen ? I
have been a great *ullerer front neuralgia ?
die nttacki* lasiinyj for days. I had nled
every known remedy without beim,' rcliov
eii. In my last aitaek I tried your ?'.Wu
itilgine," and in a short time was perfectly
enrol It is a consolation to know that I
have at la-t a remedy dial controls this
pan nil disease, and I can cheerfully ro
colll'llfrlid it tu all who sutler as I do
(i. T. AXUKIISOX,
t'hiiiOl l'o ice.
Atlanta, April IS, 13 !0.
Lot'tsvil i.k. Kv? May 1879.
Messrs. Hutchison A liro.. Atlanta, tia.:
(tents? For si\teen years 1 have diligently
sought lor some specific (of speedy act ion j
for neuralgia ami heathu'ht?recent use of
your "Xeuralglnu" proves 1 have nl lu.-.t
found it ami I lake , . , leaiitire in fully
endorsing your remedy as possessing cvei y
ipiahty claimed for it as a specific lor sick
hen.lache and neuralgia.
Titos. |?. I'owri.i..
For sale by Dr. A. ( . Lukes, und also by
Dr. .1. (!. w annamakcr.
D. F.. Smoak has returned with
llic Ii nest lot of clothing ever offered
in this market. a
No bead-ache or haek-nrho for Indicia
who drink "WINE OF CARDUI."
For sale by Dr. .1. G. Waunamnker
If you need a nice set of harness
don't buy until you have priced them
a: D. F.. Smoak A- Co.'s. They have
jttsi received a line lot. a
school coMMissioxkirs office,
(I range burg County,
OmiiRi burg, s. c, Dec. 2:Sd I SSO.
The board of ICxaiiiinem of Oraugeburg
t'otOUv will bold an examination at
'Melliehamp's School House" on Saliirdav
'an. 8th 1881. from 0 o'clock A. M. to 5 1?.
M., for all teachers who do not hold eerti
lictites ami desire to teach in'Ihe Public
Schools of tin- t'oilHty,
S'nt.KS 1\. M KI.LICIIAMP,
< hairniaii board F.xamiuers.
/ "IIIi)H'K Ohio Hams at
V_> JAMES VAN TASSAb'S.
All persons indebted to the bite D. W.
Sliell will phase make payment to the
nudersigncd, and all those having claim*
against the same, will hand them in pro
perly attesteil. within thirty days from
date, or thev will b de ? rr d p-ivinen',
l-l.. A. 0. IHJKKfc,
Dee. 17th 1890.
die 17 St
All persons who have ?llgngcd trees from
my Nursery will please call for lliciu ns
soon ns possible.
Also Kino Grape Plants of every varietv,
two years old ami weII rooted, ni 10 rent*
each or $8 per hundred.
dec o-if A. JOURDIAN.
ITUJLTON Market beef, best ever last
. ai VAN TA?SKL'S,
?'c time to buy from ;
All style? "f Shetland Shaw's and
Sacks, and Cloaks and Dolmans, also
a large aud line assortment of Chil
dui.s in ii Minus t !i uka
Offering" extraordinary iudttoemenU
in nil sly Ich of
DKESS GOODS,"SILKS, SATINS,
CASUM KR KS, ALPACCAS, Ac.
1 have iiddctl largely to'tny
and am now offering the finest assort
mi ni and Largest Sioek ever oxhtbi
ted in Orangcburg.
The attention of all Parents ut
called to my iinc'selection of
BOYS & V( iUTHS CLOTHING,
C\>mpri.<ing*Di \?3 and School suits.
Also tdcguiil O* KCOATS for the
the coin weather. Prices LOWER
than ever. ,'(A call in solicited aud
Moil's R?e CLOTHING at
PKJt ICS tuat will please;everybody's
Sole agent for Dnl.sheimet's and
Marku'd Philadelphia and Baltimore
fine BOOTS ami SHOES. ?
The Light'K tinning
Domestic Sewing Machine
Also Needle*. Attachments and parts
lor all M achines?for|sa]e.
In conclusion would slated that I
am now otferingind jcements in all of
toy different departments, I ?hall bo
pletiscd to have you call aud exam
ine my Stock and Prices, and am
confident that you will be convinced
has the LARGEST selection, ;LO"\V
EST pii es and NEWEST styles at
Great Drv Goods
T)EST quatilyctiscd fond Milk at
J.) VAN TASSEL'S.
P A LEFVENDAHL
BOO r ,v_ SHOEMAKER,
lins jnsi rceelrcd n full line of flhoeuaak
?t's material, consisting of
Ami other nrtieles in my line of busiaaa*
all of which I mi offering low iluwn.
< iAITEK TOPS
Of all grades ami the best material.
All order" for hoo's or shoes will reccivo
prompt attention, and warranted to giv*
entire satisfaction. Prices reasonable.
Repairing done in the neatest manner
ind on the shortest notice.
?*aY~ I will not be responsible for work left
with nie longer than three months.
P A LEFVENDAHL.
fob -27 It
rilllE best of Dry Salt and Snicked Bacon
X low down at VAN TASSEL'S.
I xii'oi K to his friends and the
VF public, at the More recently occupied
jr. W. MOSE&ET.
A full Stock of General
A call solicited find satisfaction guaran
W" ill he made a specialty.
W. B. THOMPSON.
June t 1SS0 ly
r ? ^ 11 P. verv best qitiditvof (Jilt Edge But
ter at* Van tassel's.
Mr. ('. It. Jones keeps good hsrse! and
buggies fi>r hire, and is also prepared to lo
all kinds of hauling promptly on sh >it
notice. Terms reitst nable.
0. R. JOKER
Janus Van Tassel,
On hand and receiving daily Fresh Oro
lies, and the Finest Brands of Liquors in
town. URO II ton STREET,
?RANQEBURO, s. 0.
SH AVING AND HAIR-DRE88IN?
Done in the most approved Htyle bv .1 . II.
MATTHEWS, an Experienced Barber, oa
Market Street, in renr of the Po?tofnce.
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