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Appropos of tbo Republicans' po
sition on the Robcson tnvegtigatipn,
the Chicago Times says : "if John
Sherman should organize a ?iob,
break open the New York sub-lfcas
hry, load the contents on a revenue
I'Uttcr and sail gayly away for Tim
bnetoo, thb matter would be investi
gated by a Congressional committee,
'and there would be the usual division
of strict party lines, with majority
and minority lcports?the latter de
fending the removal of the deposits
ns a highly patriotic measure and a
masterpiece of financial wisdom.
These effects of party fanaticism only
reflect the moral condition of the
popular mind, and nothing better
need be expected until the mass of
the people aro brought to believe that
bHlcial robbers are no better than
common tltievcs, and that defenders
bf theft are as guilty as those who
How to Buy a Horse.
The Rural New Yorker says an in
tending purchaser should have the
horse brought out before him, and
watch the animn"! ?s he stands ht rest.
Jf the owner is continually starting
the horse into motion, and urging
him to "show off," something may be
suspected, because 'it 'is wMh the
horse is fit "perfect "rest that 'his weriu
points a c divulged'. Tf'tUel.?rso'be
sound, be will stand square 'dh his
limbs, without moving any of tbcra,
the feet being placed flat Updo the
ground, and all bis legs plumb, and
naturally poised. If one foot be
thrown forward, and thb toe pointing
to tho ground, and the heel raised";
or if tho foot be lifted from tlie
ground, and the weight taken ?fT it,
disease or tenderness mat* be sus
An Aged Lothario.
Franklin, Virginia, is in a flutter of
excitement over the elopement of
Prof. Richard G. Propf, a prominent
and influential citizen of that county.
Propf has n wife and fourteen chil
dren and lived with Col. G. P. Tay
lor in a magnificent house in the up
per end of the county. For some
time the recreant husband has been
noticed to be very attentive to Miss
Danger lie Id, a young girl of sixteen,
who has been livlhg in his family.
Propf and the girl one night disap
peared together, ami it has been dis
covered that they purchased tickets
for Indianapolis, Indiana. Propf is
about seventy years old.
Come to Grief.
A Washington correspondent of
the Raleigh Observer says: "Gen.'J".
G. Blount, of Indian ft and notoriety,
was arrested recently on a very grave
'criminal charge of abstracting achccT:
"from a private letter, and using the
'same by means of forgery. This
man Blount wns convicted recently
hi the United States District Court
for Western North Carolina for fraud
itpon the North Carolina Cherokee
Indians. He was subject to confine
ment in the Albany Penitentiary, but
on argument for a new trial by Sena
tor Carpenter, at Grcenboro, a new
trial was granted.
This winter one of tiiose fiends who
ieoch people to slide around on roller
skates went to Mexico, Mo., and op
ened a parlor rink. And within two
Weeks thereafter, three new 'Surgeons
moved into town; a peg-leg manufac
turer opened a mill with four run of'
gaeg and scroil saws, a couple of fel
lows came out of St. Louis and start
ed a hospital, and a cruteh-inaker run
the price of wood up 31.50 a cord. It
made lively times in Mexico while
the skate man kept up his academy,
hut there were only four people in
tlown beside himself who could walk
Without a limp, and the tailors made
their coats with bile slecvb and a
The generous heArted editor of the
Augusta Chronicle thinks the Balti
more Gzctte a trifle unreasonable In
Complaining that the House Commit
lee which weht to Indianapolis to
witHbs? thb interment of Senator
Klbrlon, expended four hundred dol
lars with Geo. W. Driver f?r liqubrs.
rie thus kindly expostulates : ??Con
gressmen mii3t live, and Col. Driver
keeps as good whiskey as ban be
Ibund on tho Avenue."
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Itnil Koad Sf?hediUeert
SOUTH CAROLINA RAIL ROAD.
I CnAiu.KSNON. s, CV, "Dec. 13,.1S78.
I On and after SltnUMir liext. the Tain lu
l stunt, the Passenger '1 rains on this road
will run as follows^. ?
(Sunday morbbisr excepted.)
Leave Charleston at.".......'..'..0 45 a m
Leave Charleston tit.7 30 p m
Arr'rVe nt Augusta at.1 30 p m
Arlr've at Augusta at.'.0 20 a ni
(Sunday inorhlng excepted.)
LeaVe Charleston at.0 j(S a in
Leave Charleston at.8 $0 p m
Arrive at Columbia at.....1 15 p in
Arrive lit Columbia ?r'...'.'.7 25 a m
(Sunday morning excepted.)
Leave Augusta at.3 30 p mi
Reave Augusta at.7 45 p m
Arrive at Charleston at.10 10 p m
Arrive at CharlestVin at.(5 .'10 a m
Leave Columbia at.3 50 p ni
Leave Columbia at.s on p m
Arrive tit Charleston at.10 10 p in
Arrive at Charleston at.5 30 a mi
ACCOMMODATION PASSENGER TRAtN.
(Dally, except Sundays.)
Leave Charleston...7 10 a m
AniVe at Attgmra.".. S 1.") p mi
.Arrive at Columbia .7 oo p in
Leiive Augusta.5 15 a in
Leave Columbia.?5 20 a in
Arrive at Charleston.7 <>!) p m
These trains from Charleston. Colum
bia and Augusta connects at brauchville.
CAM DEN TRAIN.
Leave Caindcn at..:.0.1) p ui
Arrive at Khigville a*.......'..1 Ol) p m
Leave Kingvllle at.'...:.5 10 p ui
Arrive at Camden at.8 00 p m
This train connects nt KiligvlUu with
the Up Accouimodal ion Train for Colum
bia and Down Columbia I'assengcr Train
Greenville and Columbia Railroad eon
noeti with Night Trains from and to
Sparhinburg and Union Railroad con
nects daily at Alston.
Latiiens Railroad connects at. Newber
ry on Tuesdays. Thursday, Saturdays.
Rlne Ridge Railroad connects at An
derson on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sat
urdays going up, and on Mondays, Wed
nesdays and Fridays coining down.
Charlotte, Columbia and Augusta Rail
Road connects at crossing near Colum
bia with the CohihibU Day Passenger
Train up and down.
S. S. SOLOMONS,
s. R. RICk'KNS, Ges. Pass. Agei*. ?
Si R. MARSHALL & CO.
cilAHhksTON, s. c.
Offer a com Ulkte line of
hardware, ? rot ware,
t'n WAlttei nails.
GUNS,','&t:. Alsil, Agricultural Steels,
as follows: Stf.il!?jht lind *Vtlf 11 Shovel*.
Scooters, II ill Tongues, and StyiijPps ol
all kinds, suitable for th'u wholesale and
Merchants would do well to call
and examine our slock before pur
Charleston, Sept. 27, 18/8. 3wo
IlcspectfulTi) calls the attention of the Public to
their id ell selected
TOOK 01? GOODS
Consisting of everything usually kept in a first-class
store, and will take occasion to return their thanks
for the very liberal paronage thus far bestowed, and
will always si-rive to 7ccop up heir stobk o such a
standard, that they will merit a fare proportion bf
the trade, net in order to sc /. he lowest possible
price. They buy all leading articles, such as
FLOUR, BACON, SALT, SYRUP,
B&GGING and TIES,
and domestics of every kind at first hands, which
enables them to compete, with allXothcrs inUhcir line
of business. 'Therefore, oar customers can res tinassur
ed that their in t erests shall always be gua rded.
We also purchase at the highest cash prices'
COTTON, CORN, RICE,
and, all other country produce'
J. C. PIKE & CO.,
COHNER OF CHURCH AND RUSSEE STREETS.
Oranrkrurg, S. C, September 28, 1878. 52
First Class Family Grocery, at Patrick's Old Stand,
Corner of Russell and Tread we'll Streets, Orangeburg.
IRESPECTFULLY INFORM THE PUBLIC THAT I HAVE OPEN ? AT
the above stand a llrst class
Where can be found everything needed for family use of the very best
(piality. and warranted fresh ami genuine. J.will make it a point to keep nothing
for sale but what is lirst class and fresh. By permanent arrangements
made I will receive niy goods weekly?and by "close and careful attention
to my business, and the wants of my customers. 1 hope to receive a fair ?dinre of
patronage. Goods received on consignment, and country produce solo >r ship
ped to Charleston or Northern markets on Commission.
charles s bull.
Orangebu'rg, S. C, ScptembeiG, 1S7S
Z. J. KING
FIXE VIIEWDYG OB A CO,
DOMESTIC AND IMPORTED SEGA US,
Made of Mountain Dew Com Whisker.
M PAG NE, ALES, PORTERS URAN DIES WINES, BEER &c &c.
I have on hand a very heavy stock which l am otferlng for sale cheaper than
.Liyty mieejse in the County. Mr. A. L STROM AN is with me and will be
pleased tb'see liUs friends at lioy !o>* Corner.
Orangeburg, September (5.
Z. J. KING
NORTH WEST CORNER STATE IIOTJEE SQUARE,
COLUMBIA 8. 6.
ho API) $iOO PEE. D. <L Y. OMNIB US 26cs
Special attoatlon and BATES to commercial travelers.
Orangeburg Oct. 18 1878. ly
iia q ?"
IN PL ANTATION GOODS,
DRY GOODS AND GROCERIES,
St; Matthews tti 0. ;.j
We respectfully?oall the attontlon -of
the furnier? to our general stock
of GOODS and solicit a cidl wbeue"a.r
they visit St. Matthews, A full and
fresh stock constantly In 3ccrc.
D. F. FLEMING. JAS. M. WILSON.
We arc now opening, direct from
the Manufacturers, a large and new
stock of Boots, Shoes, and Trunks,
for PaLL trade.
? . ? ?*.
Orders Bolicited and promptly fill
ed. All goods with our brand war
D. F. FLEMING & CO.
WHOLESALE DEALERS IN
No 2 iinync street, XTor. of Church
street, Charleston, S. C; scp 27-3
The Favorite1 Dry-Goods
Furchgott, Benedict & 0o4
Charleston, S. O.
OFFER THEIR NEW FALL STOCK
Wholesale and 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, Lace 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, talle damask,
napkins, domestic goods, and thou
I sands of other goods too numerous to
mention, are now placed before our
[old customers in the State of South
Carolina, ami wc 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 wc can and
always 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 olllce order.
Please mention this jtaper in order
FURCHGOTT, BENEDICT & Cb.
tt^S King street, Charleston, S C.
Oct 20 ly
DYER and Sco?RER;
No*. 34 Weutv/ortli. street, near the Old
CHARLESTON, S. C.
Genls' Coats Veslp. nhU Pauls nicely
Cleaned, Dyed and Pressed. Faded and
Moulded Clothing Renewed with the
TJIIS PAJt Jli t*hjQN FIL.E WITfl
Wbcro AdvcrUiIng Contracts can bo made.
GRAND REOPENING !!
GRAND REOPENING! I
ORIGINAL VIENNA BAKERY,
Ladies' Itefreshriient Saloon,
At Captain Bi iggman's Old Stand.
IMIE special attention of the ladles is enlled to my large assortment of
CAN bltS, CANDIES, CANDIES,
And fine Confectionery; a variety of fresh
Ti A'!lJ ^,,fH P?si,5vc'y cheaper than anywhere else 'in *>rn??;burjr.
1110 "ttention of the gentlemen is railed to my large assortment of
CIGARS, CIGARS, CIGARS,
R?n?^^CrCH ?f thc b?flt brftn?i?. Thanking you for past patronage I solicit a con
tlnunnce of the same in my new place. Very respectfully,
Veb 21 iv JOSEPH EROS,
rcu- *h y -Corocctloner. -
DErMciST AND CHEMIST
Ilia largo mid well selected stock of
Drugs, Medicines^Paints, Oils, Toilet and Fancy Articled
LOW DOWN FOR CASH.
ALSO a lot of FINE I'OBACCO FROM FORTY THREE TO EIGHTY
Flre cents per pound. Youipatronage is respectfully solicited. ,
Orangeburg, S. C, July 12.
A. c. DUKES, ML
FEBRUARY 15 18 7 9;
R MBS ?1
WILL RE CLEARED OUT WITHOUT REGARD TO COST
NOW IS YOUR TIME F?R BARGIANS.
COME WiTIIIN THE RING
and enjoy tho advantage offered by
me, which can't he beat by any House
in towti. Your cheapest man to buy
A, B, WAtKER.
Aiono jaoho ayouo
NEW ST?RE NEW STORE
IN THE TOW* OP
DA.SAlN KOTIPES THE CITIZENS OF ST. MATTHEWS, AND TUP*
< public generally /.hat In thc old stand of Clark's, near the Depot, will be
found a choice and rare sclectlou of
Dry Goods, Groceries, Tobaccos and Segars. Liquors
both, Foreign and Domestic, Hardware, ?c,
And aolhitts a sllarc or trade. Mr. .T. PHIL. SAIN, who Is In charge of the st?re,
will be glad to greet a^ny all of bis old customers, and new ones too, tojpjrhom ho
guarantees bargains AS,go?>d a,s can be had in Charleston. lllghest;markot prices
paid for all kinds of country produce*
St. Matthews, September 6, 1870.