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The Fjvrlnj*' Tut? less (?I brightness'
And Um snow n ghastlier whiteness
Nor do summer 'lowers qnleken,
Nor autumn fruitage thicken
As they once OKI, lor they sicken
It is growing darker, colder
Ii very year;
As the befirt ami soui grow older,
I*cure not now for dancing,
Or for eyes with passion glancing,
Jiove is lofr? and less entrancing
Every year'. *
Of the lovo? and sorrows blended
Every year\ .
Of the charms of friendship ended
Of I lie lies that still might bind me,
Until time to deatli resigned me,
My infirmities remind mu
Ali! how" say! to look before hs
While the cloud grows darker o'er us
when we sec the blossoms faded.
That to bloom we-tnl/ht have aided,
And immortal garlands braided
To th? pnso <ra more dead faces
As the lovt it leave vacant places
Every year \
Everywhere the sad eyes meet us,
la the evenln?'s du.sk they greet us,
And to conn' to I hem entreat us
"You are growing old," they tell us,
You arc more alone." they tell us,
You can win no new affection,
Von have only recollection,
Deeper sorrow and dejection,
Yes! the scores of lifo are shifting
And we ar?? seaward drifting
Old places, chaiieing. fret us;
The living more forget us,
There are fewer to regret us,
But the truer life draws nlgher
And its morning -tar climbs higher
1?artb*s held on us grows slighter,
And llie heavy burdens lighter,
-And the (lawn itnmortal brighter,
A young lady' who has a young
man "keeping company" with her
who is employed in a telegraph olllce
ealls him "the electric spark."
The wife of Gen. Hood is a sister
in law of Senator Wade Hampton,
and the happy mother of half a dozen
twins in three biennial installments.
Some rash fellow sn3's that the
giving the ballot to women would not
amount to much, for none of them
would admit that they were old
enough to vote until they were too
old to take any interest in politics^^
N?t long ago, in an Kngjj^frronrt,
a female wjyvess,, oju^re^oath being
ty* ^i^WtfhT^'Tf?r?^i^ffatcdly kissed the
cleik instead of the book. Jt was
some liir/e before she was made to
understand the proper?or at least
the legal-?thing to do.
David Shepherd promised to mar
jy a Bridgeport winow, who was
much bis senior, on condition that
she yi'ouh.l release him from a debt of
81-00 Pol board ; hut lie refused after
gelling areceip el bill, and she bued
'nirii for bicnch of piomise.
Over a bridge at Athena, Ga., is
the following : "Any person driving
tover this bridge at a faster pace than
in, walk shall, if a white person, be
, fined 85, and if a negro, receive
f twenty-live lashes?half the penalty
I to be given to the informer.
George IIunison and .Joseph Fol-1
' ? ton, two young men of Salem, N\ C,
quarrelled on lust Friday night, had
n inccthg, and took a shot, each other
according to the eode. The result
was, Fulton taken home a corpse and
Hunton is a fugitive Irom justice.
tie was inclined to be facetious,
after the manner of the Yale Fresh
men. "What quantities of dried
grasses you keep here, Miss Stehhins.
Nice room lor a donkey to get into."
"Make yourself at home," she re
sponded will) sweet gravity.
A Texas family attended the circus
nl Sherman the other day. The hus
band sold a loud of wood fo ? 81, and
the wife a jar of butter for $1.25, Iben
Ihov were 7? cents short, but the
father pawned Ids boots and barefoot
led the way to the splendors of Ihe
It is related of Judge Walter T.
Colquilt, an old-time justice of the
Georgia supreme court, that he once
condemned a man to be hanged,
preached a sermon, reviewed the
militia, married two couples at night,
and then conducted an animated
grayer meeting?all in one day.
4*Can a mnn belong to a brass
band, and be a Christian?" asks an
exchange. We ?? c no impediment
in the way. But if he is a member
of a brass band, and is given to prac
ticing on his cornet or trombone at
home, it is an utter impossibility for
the man living next door to bo a
The first telegraph wires were
posted between Washington and
Hallimore in 1817, and the first mea
huge transmitted was, "What hath
Got! wrought?'' A noting lady of
Hartford, Conn., having sent the
message, the Governor of that Stale
had it engraved in letters of gohJ and
placed in the rooms of the Historical
Society of Connecticut.
The diunkenness of Edgar Allen
Foe was under discussion by a Rich
mond Temperance society. A speak- j
ir dwelt on the poet's disgrace
ful death. Dr. Mason, who at
tended him in his last illness, replied :
'din died like a gei ttemaii. For
days I efose his death ho utterly re
tused Btiinulavts ol all kinds to allay
h;s nervous excitomen', mid died a
hoher man* ttuly penitent for. his
past uauor." j
Consisting of everything usually kept in aflrst-elass
store, and will take occasion to return their thanks
for the very liberal paronage thus far bestowed, and
will always strive to keep up Their stock o such^ a
standard, that they will m erit a fare proportion, of
the trade, nd in order to sell a t the lowest possible
price. They buy all leading articles, such as
FLOUR, BACON, SALT, SYRUP,
BA.GGING and TIES,
and domestics of every kind at first hands, wh ich
enables them to compete with all others in their line
of business- Therefore, our customers can rest assur
ed that their interests shall always be guarded.
We a lsopu j'chase at th e highest cash prices
COTTON, CORN, RICE,
and all other country produce*
^ ^-^j^G. PIKE & CO.,
?"~ CORNER OF CIIUR^HifcWXIU^
OtiANGEnuB?, S. C, September 28, 1878. 52 ^
First Class Family Grocery, at Patrick's Old Stand,
Corner of Russell and Tread well Streets, Orangeburg.
IIlESPECTFULLY INFOIiM TUE FU?LIG THAT I HAVE Ol'END AT
the above stand a liest ela&s
Where can be found everything needed for family list) of the very best
finality, and warranted fee<h and genuine. I will make It a point to keep nothing
lor sale but what is lirst class and fresh. My permanent arrangements
made I will rceeive my goods weekly?and by ulose und careful attention
to my business, und the wants of my customers. I hopo to receive a fair share of
patronage Goods reeeived on consignment, ami country produce sold or ship
ped to Charleston or Northern markets on Commission;
CHARLES S BULL
Orangeburg, S. C. September 0, ISTo.
5 A gem.'
OKA I.K.K IN
FIXE CHEWING TOBAGO,
DOMESTIC ?ND IMPORTED SEGA BS,
Made of Mountain Dew Corn Whisker*.
CHAMPAGNE, ALES, PORTERS BRANDIES WINES, HEER &c &c.
Ihave on hand a very heavy stock which 1 am ollerlng for salo cheaper than
any one else in the Comity. Mr. A. L. STI.'OMAN is with me und will he
pleased to see his friends at Doylew Corner.
Orangeburg, September G.
Z. J. KING
NORTH WEST CORN Eli STATE HO UEE SQUARE,
COLUMBIA S. 0.
BOARD $200 PER DA Y. OM.YIB US 25cs*
Spoolal attention ond BATES to commercial travelors.
Orangchurg Oct. 18 1878. ly
obtained for Inventars, in the United Stales, Canada,
and Europe, at reduced rates. With our principal
G?re tQtfited in Washington, directly opposite the
Utiited Slalartl\itcnt Ojfic, ware abietoatlcnd to all
trucnf liustnciKU'Un greater promptness and despatch
and'less cost, thritiolhir patent attontcys.uho arr.ata
distance from Washington, and who have, there/ore,
to employ " associai': attorneys." We make prtlimr
inaru rjtnminallonaMud furnish opinions as topat
cntabilUy, free of charge, and all who are. interested
In neia-Cnvenliom'and I'alcn'.sarc invtcd to send for
a, copy of our " Guido for obtaining JSitenls," which
is sent free to any address, end contains complete in
structions how to obtain. Patents, and other valuable
utnlicr. We refer to the German-American National
ISank, Washington, J>. C; the Koyal Swedish, Nor
tregian, and Vanish Legations, at Washington ; Hon.
Joseph Casey, late Chief JuHlce U. S. Court of Claims;
to the Gtllcials of Ihr if, S. Klient Ojficc, and to Sena
'ors and Members of Congress from e'a^ry State.
Address: I.OITIN IIAUUKBl ?V Co., Solicitor*
of Patent* and Attorneys at Law, Lc JJr?H UuUddctQ^
WnNtitnurtoii. I?. ?'.
? i Sewing
" THE BEST OP AX*I*.
Unrivaled in Appearance,
Unparalleled in Simplicity,
Unsurpassed in Construction,
Unprecedented in Popularity,
And" Undisputed in the Broad Claim
OS oiinq thc
VERY BE8Y OPERATING
v<feS?> HANDSOMEST, AND
Most Perfect Sewing Haohine
IN THE WORLD*
. * W
Tho great popularity of the White Is the most coit
?unclnn tribute to its excG?cnco and superiority
over other machines, and In submitting It to tho
trade wo put It upon its merits, and In no Instanco
has i t oj?r yet failed to satisfy any recommendation
In Its favor.
Tho demand for the White has Increased to such
anoxtent that wo aro now compelled to turn out
Corsa^sloto Sowlaff >?<USlalavi
every throo aaetlzi.\a.toe? 1a
tno day to e\i3?j?ly
tii a dcwan.dl
Every machlno Is warranted for 3 years, and
Sold for c-~sh at Hberal discounts, or upon easy
payments, to suit iho convenience of customers.
?OTAOEKTa WAKRO IK TOtOOCUPXZD TZSSIT0B7.
WHITE SEWING~MACHINE CO..*
tti 368 Eueltd Avc.. Cleveland. Ohio.
THIS new and wonderful Instrument
enables any one, whether under
standing music or not, to play any do
sircd melody or harmony, sacred or
6ccular, from the most plaintive dirge to
the most lively danco music. It posses
ses a mechanism of marvelous simp'..
city, requiring i,ut tho intelligence of A
child to manipulate, yet capable of repro
ducing, without limitation, the musical
compositions of the tast, tresent and
future. . The execution is faultless,
strict in melody, harmony and rhythm,
and the instrument is eminently adapted
for Sunday Schools, prayer and revival
meetings, home devotional exercises,
and in all cases where good, correct
tmusic is required, and no musician is at
Inntl to perform. Address,
30. X?. SnaSSBAKE 6L SOBS',
2*3,115 k Iff E. 23d St., STewTork.
White Lead aud Mixe? Paint Co
CAPITAL STOCK, $100,000.
Tuete- Palntn arn niin-d, ready for line, any
ahadt* or color, and sold in any (|uauittiva from
Ouo Quart to a Darrel.
DO YOUR OWN PAINTING.
Thrnn ValnU nro m?do of Pure White Lead,
Zinc ami I.tiixoed Oil, held in Solution and ready
for uae; uro ouu third i-beaner and will iaat tbreo
time as l.ini; us I'.iint mi xi .1 in ilui ordinary way.
will Im j>aid lor every ounco of adulteration
found in Iben. Thousands of houses nud nonio
of the line,1 villas in America are painted with
tbcBO ?. Hotul for Ti xtlinonlnls of .'?uni>,
also for Hamplo Colon* and Prlco X.istf?, to the
GLOBE MW PAINT CO.,*
103 Chnmbors St., New York,
Cnr, MORGAN&WA?ftjNQTON STS., JCRSEY CITV_
Subscribe to The Okangeburo
Democrat. Only fcl.CO will pay for
it foi a whole year.
-.~ ? . ' ' ..? ! ,'J-J I MINI, 'Jill, ',UyJU_^~Jlll-~Ll^il**$. ^
AUCTION AND COMMISSION MERCHANT
;ORANGEBtTEG. S. C.
? - ?? ? . O
TI1E HEAVY FAILURES ALL OVER THE UNITED STATES and consequent throwing of their Stock upon tho^jj
market cause large decline in Goods, consequently we are in receipt of Urge consignments from various parts and will ^Sj
nffer SPECIAL BARGAINS In
BOOTS, SHOES, HATS, CAPS, CLOTHING, DRY GOODS, NOTIONS
CROCKERY, TINWARE, GROCERIES, &o. We still lead in low prices. To prove It all that wo ask Is a call.
0. D. KORTJOHN, Prof. Original Auction Howe.
RUSSELL STREET, ORANGEBURG, 8.C\, Nov. 22,1878. 9?
The Favorite Dry-Goods
Furchgott, Benedict & Co,
Charleston, S. O*
OFFER THEIR NEW FALL STOCK
Wholesale an<l Retail
AT LOWER PRICES
Than is paid by customers for infe
rior old auction goods.
Worth of the finest and best selected
stock of Carpets, Luce Curtains,
Oil Cloths, Window Shades,
Dress Goods, Silks, Cloaks,
Shawls, Blankets, Flannels, Alpacas,
cashmeres, first and second mourning
goods, kid gloves, notions, hosiery,
ribbons, silk tics, ladies and gentle
men underwear, linens, table and pi
ano covers, towels, tat le damask,
napkins, domestic goods, and thou
sands of other goods too numerous to
mention, are now placed before our
old customers in the State of South
Carolina, and we guarantee to the
public and people of this State espe
cially that through
OUR IMMENSE FACILITIES
and long established reputation with
buyers and sellers where
of dollars has been exchanged
through our house, that we can and
ulways will give better satisfaction
QUALITY AND PRICES
in goods purchased from us than any
other house South.
?^* SAMPLES sent on applica
tion. N. B. Charges prepaid on ail
goods over 810. Sent C. O. D. or
for post oilice order.
Pleuse mention tin's paper in order
FU?CIIGOTT, BENEDICT & CO.
? Kin}? street, Clmrleston, 8 C.
Oct 20 ly
DYER AND SCOURER,
No. ?4 Wentworth street, near the Old
CHARLESTON, S. C.
Gents' Coots Vests nnd Pnnts nicely
Cleaned, Dyed und Pressed. Faded and
Moulded Clothing Renewed with the
urea test, dispatch.
TOTS PAA m IB ON FILE WITH
?KEAT MDUCTION IN
9frl\,V^Wl AHE NOW OFFERING A F?LL AND WELL SELECTED
M// Hr4 oc k of Clothing, Dry Goods, Boots. Shoes
mm M?\ &a*s> Caps, Gr o ceries, Tinware,Hard
mm ware, Tobacco, Segars, Whiskey, Wines,
Brandies, tyc., ?c., from
TEN TO FIFTEEN CENTS
LESS ON THE DOLLAR THAN THEY CAN BE BOUGHT FOR IK AHT
other house in Town.
TOBACCO AND SEGARS by the box nt Factory prices.
Orangeburg, September 0,11878.
THAT IF YOU WNT THE MOST AND BEST
^ ? GaODS~FQR ^<*vt* MONiqr-taOTT- ~~
P. W. BULL
And get them. Every thing the heart can wish for
or the innerman can relish, will he found at my Store
at prices which
GIVE ME A CALL AND SEE FOR YOURSELVES.
_T>. W. BUM,,
JUST ARRIVED DIRECT FROM NEW YORK a select and Varied CARGO
Large failures of wholesale business houses has enabled my agents
North to buy immense consignments of goods at Rock Bottom Prices.
These 1 shall sell, as I bought, for cash at the lowest prices ever beard of*
The immense variety, the most select quality in every line of merchandise
Groceries, Dry Goods, Boots, Shoes, lints, Caps, etc, etc, etc.* wH! sur
prise every body, at my well known AUCTION AND COMMISSION
HOUSE, where I shall sell at prices so low as to astonish the good people
of Orangeburg and the surrounding counties.
MV ET ?flflUI So famous famous for Its rare brands
UlI OHBNrLE nvUHI of Native and Foreign Liquors is atlll
entirely separate and apart from my other department of business.
Call and examine for yourselves. I solicit your patronage most
respectiully, because it is to your own advantage to buy the best at the
Oranp?;burjf, November 32, 1878. e 12mo
m A 6 ?
DRUGGIST AND CHEMIST
Ills large and well selected stock of
Drugs, Medicines?Paints, Oils, Toilet and Fancy Articles
LOW DOWN FOR CASn.
ALSO a lot of FINE TOBACCO FROM FORTY THREE TO EIG?TY
Fivc c^nts per pound. Your patronage is respectfully solicited.
Orangeburg, S. C, July 12. 52 A. C. DUKES, M. D.
SPEC8?LST8ES! S A R Q A I M
We bog leave to call the attontlon of those interested to our large and wi-ll ??*?
lected stock of GROCERIES, CANNED FRUITS, DRY GOODS, FANCY
GOODS, CLOTHING. BOOTS, SHOES Ac ??c.to call at our store, before pur
chasing elsewhere as we are now prepared to offer the abovo goods nt exceaddlng
ly low prices.
N. B. We havo Just received direct from the factory a large line of JLLUMT?
NATORS, Parlor and Store Lamps, also 23 and -t light Chandeliers, and are en*
nbled to sell them at greatly reduced rates, we invite all to seethe light at our
store and examine Stock and Prices.
SORENTRUE & LOR YE A,
Russell Street,.next door to-MoMaster'sv
ORANGEBURG, S. C, Sept.20,1878. 6m