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''Forgive and Forgot.."
Yon ask nie why sorrow hangs o'or mo,
Ami why sternly jlVfi iny pule features set,
Tltor/fiaa IhautfuW, iu that billet before
That short, crumbled Hue.'?Forgive and
Those Ihne little words all 1113' fond
hones have blasted,
Ny heart o'er burdened with sorrow, and
E'en though my life those three words
I'll her freely forgive, but?no, never
How can.il forget, the sweet guilolcps
The purei'huly love siueo the first hour
FiDiug each moment with bliss without
Oh, no, 1 cannot--no, never forget.
Tho voice, sweet and gentle, low. soft.
Whose silvery' tones rivaled tho clear
The form, proud and stalely?oh. fairest
I thee freely forgive, but I cannot forget.
The smile, sweet and winning, eyes dark
Tho lair, earnest brow 'neath tho Soft
locks of jet;
Tho heart I so lovo is its shlo'd?its de
I oan easy forgive, but I cannot forget.
I will go through the world, seek the
bright hllUiUR of pleasure,
Betray not one shadow of sorrow or re
gret, t j. y
And foigil a gay mein while my heart is
For her. il 1 would, I cannot forget.
Forget her.2 No, never, till reason has
Bright mono and stars will wane and set.
While file's iu ibis bosom, till cold it will
iu death be,
1*11 her freely forgive, but never forget.
?Eight candidates for sheriff of
Kdgelield and only one township
beard from. , . .'
?"Who clipped Whitakcr'a cars?"
will soon take its place on tho shelf
with "Witt] struck Billy Patterson?"
?The "rwny to acquire good memo
ries bathe, your head iu Uanirallica
Lulistulanlantabibus three times a day.
?If Senator David Davis is to be
i\ Presidential candidate, a very stout
political., platform will bo needed for
him to stand on.
?Bov. .Tuslln Fulton is authority
for tho statement of Fred. Grant, "no
d?d nigger should ever graduate
from West Point."
?A Wisconsin girl broke off her
engagement because her lover had no
romance. She wanted lo be married
oil stilts, and he wouldn't agree.
?An exchange speaks of the "re
boomilizalion" of Grant. The tine
for shooting I lie English language full
of holes has got lo bo increased.
?-The woman who was caught out
in a shower with her now bonnet on
and no umbrella to shelter it, can
never be persuaded that the rain was
?Socrates very late in life under
took to learn to play on several musi
cal instruments. It would seem 110m
this that there were some grounds for
?"There ts a time for everything."
In business time is money ; in music
iL is measure for measure; in the
pawn shop it is necessity ; ami in the
turkhcy it is "stullin."
---It is astonishing bow full four
can fill a church pew, made to ac
commodate six, when one they don't
like comes along tho aisle enquiring
ly looking Ibr a place to sit down.
>?One reason why L?udvillc has no
schools is because all tho school
ma'ams who go there lind husbands
betweeh7 til? depot and the hotels,
and don't care a cent whether school
keeps or not.
? When a California editor gels
ready to call a oqlemporary a "pre
varicator"?or- some other word of a
little higher proof?bo is always care
ful to first tell tho foreman tho style
of fupcrul^notice he wants. j
?^h?. way.es "fa woman's handker
chief-have/ wrecked the life of many a
man, says an exchange. And it
may bij remarked that tho waves of a
womunjj^'haiid without the kerchief,
have vt^ejttkod man}' a small boy.
?-The Queen of Spain has sent an
autograph letter of thanks to a Ban
gor young lady in return for a num
ber of picsscd autumn leaves. A live
cent penwiper would probably draw
an autograph lctlcr from tho King of
?If all Iho "ifteon puzzle sold dur
ing the pasi few mouths were laid in
a single row, they would leach twice
around the world?but it is hoped
they will riot be laid that way, for too
uuch. (time hap been wasted on the
?A man told his friend that ho
had joined the army. What regi
ment? asked his friend. Oh, I don't
mean that; I moan the army of the
Lord. Ah, what church ! The Bap
tists. Why, was tho reply, that's not
the annj*; jit's the navy.
?Tho business boom doesn't seem
to have reached Con f?derale bonds
yet, notwithstanding the scrcamsomc
quality of stalwart editorials on tTic
subject; twelve bonds, amounting to
812,000, sold for 81 at a hrick-a-brac
auction in Now York last week.
?In a Hille family discussion, the
other day, the madam remarked,
somewhat tartly: "When I marry
again?" "I suppose you will marry
n fool,' interrupted the husband.
"Beg your pardon," said she, "I will
do nothing of tho kind. I prefer a
change." The lord and master wilted.
?Tbo members of a young ladies'
debating society of Troy have decid
ed in favor of long courtship. Level
headed girls I. Observation has taught
them that there is a wonderful falling
otf of confections, halls, carriage
rides, and opera, when courtship ends
anil the stem realities of married life
Greek Meet Greek.
Two members of Congress disput
ed one day as to wboso chain was the
heavier. Each ouo bet 810 hie chain
was the heavier, and they settled it
by weighing tho chains in the House
posloillco. A few duys afterwards
the winner of the bet was in a jewel
er's store, when he eaw his brother
Congressman's chain in a glass case.
He remarked ho had seen the chain
before, and was told it bad been left
there to have two extra links put in.
?'Smelling a rat," he immediately
went to a rival jeweler's and orde cd
three extra links to bo put iu hit* own
chain. Sonic days passed und one
day bo was approached by the other
j Congressman, who declared the
House poslofllce scales were imper
fect, und believed his chain would be
the heavier "on a fair weigh." The
former winner pretended to protest
that the scales were all right, and let
himself be bantered into another bet
of $25, to be decided by a jeweler's
scales. Of course he won this bet,
Turkey is in the midst of her an
nual financial crisis. Army and navy
contractors demand about a million
pounds for stores advanced, and the
Sublime Porte manifests a sublime
inability to pay a penny. Merchants
refuse credit to the government, and
oiUcials and soldiers' families arc in
destitution. The government has just
declared that the debased silver coin
age shall be taken at its intrinsic
worth, about fifty per cent, of its face
value. As this is the currency of the
poor people, they are ruined. Great
discontent prevails, and trouble is
A", t: H. DUKES,
I1RANCIIVILLE, S. C,
Offers a large and varied stock of
G EN EH A L M EUCH AN DISK
at the Lowest Cash prices to make room
for a large
I have also on band a lot of tho best
At the lowest possible figures.
Don't fail to come and examine my stock
before buying elsewhere.
A.. F. H. DUKES,
BRANCHVILEE, S. C.
A CLASSICAL SCHOOL FOR
HOYS AND GIRLS.
Corps of Touchers.
HUGO G. SHERIDAN.Principal,
Wm. L. GLAZE.1st Assistant,
? In charge of 2nd Grade Room.
MISS K. J. MACK AY.2nd Assistant,
In charge of 1st Grade llooni and Girls.
rights School opens on the First Monday
X in September annually, and contin
ues Uninterruptedly until the last of June
tkkus run month.
First Grade, beginners.$2.00
Second Grade, Grammar pupils. 4.60 j
t'bird Grade, advanced English. ?.00
Latin. Greek, and Gei lnau each,
COCKSr, OF 8T?DT.
First Grade.?Alphabet, Spelling, Rud
imentary Arithmetic, Writing and First
Steps in Geography.
Sceund Grade, Spelling, Reading,
Writing, Arithmetic, Second Steps In
Geography, Grammar, Written Compo
sition, Latin. Greek and German.
Third Grade, Spoiling, Heauhig, Writ
ing, Arithmetic completed. Geography
completed, Grammar completed, Compo
sition, History, Philosophy, Rhetoric,
Logic. Book-keeping, Algebra, (Jeoine
try, Chemistry. Latin, Greek, German
and Written Composition.
Elocution Is taught in each grade.
Miss Mackay has charge ol the girls.
Students may enter at any time during
the term, and are charged only from
date ol entrance.
A liberal deduction made when three
or more children attend from the same
Boys and girls are prepared for the
Sophomore Class in any College or for a
succeKs-lul business life.
Neatness of person, polite manners
and a high sense ol honor are considered
of no less itnportancu than the branches
taught, and arc tberclore inculcate*
with unremitting assiduity.
Board may be bad in good familiec
near the school at ten and twelve dollars
per month, including washing and lights.
Boys and girls are kept separate and
no intercourse allowed.
A liberal share of public patronage is
IN PLANTATION GOODS,
DRY GOODS AND GROCERIES,
St. Matthews S. 0.
We respectfully call the attention of
the farmers to our general stock
of GOODS and solicit a call wheue*""W
they visit St. Matthews, A full and
fresh stock constantly in store.
tj SPUING and SUMMER
5NKW DRESS GOODS,
2 NEW IIIISIERY,
* NEW MILLINERY,
5? NEW CASSIMERS,
u NEW STRAW GOODS,
2 NEW CLOTHING,
H NEW WOOL and EUR 11 ATS,
H NEW CHILDREN'S SUITS
ft NEW LADIES* SUITS,
0 NEW SHOES,
^ NEW SLIPPERS,
2 HENE Y K O EL IST
H Everything new and fresh from New York. Call early and often.
HENRY KOHN HENRY KOHN HENRY KOIIN
P. G. CAN N ON,
Grian and Locksmith.,
and dealer in
Oil3?istols an<i General Hardware.
ORANGEB?RG, S. C.
KEEPS constantly on hand a full and complete stock of Guns and Pistols of
every description, Pocket Knives. Table Knives and Forks. Spoons. Scissors,
and In fact almost anything In the Hardware line. I make a specialty of Carpen
ters* Tools, Farming implements, Cooking Utensils, Fishing Tackle, Sportsniens1
Qoods, such as Shot, Powder, Gun wads, etc., etc., also
THE LIGHT RUNNING REMINGTON SEWING MACHINE,
The best and cheapest Machine manufactured.
Tho public are cordially Invited to examine my stock before purchasing as I am
determined not to bo undersold. Repairing of all kinds doue with neatness and
tlipatch. P. G. CANNON.
Orangeburg, S. C, Jan. .'10.1SS0?ly
and Desirable Goods
MY STOCK COMPRISES
IDx'y G-oocls and Groceries
IN GREAT VARIETY.
The Dry Goods embrace Ladies and Mens Dress Goods, White and Colored
Cotton Goods, Prints, Men's and Hoys' Clothing, Hats and Caps,
Boots and Shoes,
To suit all classes. Also full lines of
GROCERIES AND TOBACCOS.
And in fact everything to be found in a first class store.
Thanking the public for their generous patronage in the past, I respectfully
solicit a continuance of the same, promising to sell everything at the lowset possi
ble price. The highest market price paid for
Cotton, Corn, l?eas, Rice, &c.
And all other Country Produce. A call solicited. No trouble to show goods.
JOHN C. PIKE,
Orangebnrg, S. C, Mar 2S-tf Corner Church and Russell Streets.
ICE CREAM ICE CREAM
Re-opening of Joseph Ernes' Ice Cream
Stop and refresh yourself, having done so, carry some home in a neat little patent
lee Cream Hag fibr which no charge] for your wives, sisters, cousins, aunts and
Orange^irg Ice House !
Ice for sale in any quantity, send ropo or bag to save expenses.
I am also still keeping the finest assortment of
COISTFE OTIOlSriElt Y,
Oranges, Lemons, and Nuts of all descriptions, cheaper than any where.
SOMETHING NEW AND DELICIOUS
In housekeeping Shepp's Dessicated Cocoa Nut, also fresh Raisins, Currants,
Citron, Canned goods.
FINE CIGARS, TOBACCOS, PIPES
and smokers articles. Call once and you will call agnin.
Orangebnrg, S. C, Sept. 2(5-tf
HI IN! I!!! II!! II!! I!!l I!!! I!!! I!l
^^DVERTISE a largo and varied stock of Goods, consisting in part of
Sugar, Tea, Soap, Tinware, Lemons, Butter Nuts,
Coffee, Spice, Sapolio. Stoneware, Oranges Cocoa Nuts,
Bacon, Ginger, Washing Soda, Glassware, Apples, Pecans,
Flour, Pepper, Lye, Crockery ware, Cabbages, Almonds,
Lard, Nut megs, Potash, Wooden ware, Confectionery, Currants, .
Hams, Copperas, Starch, Sifters, Candy, Prunes.
In fact tho largcsr. and best variety of Fancy and Staple Groceries kept in Orange
burg, at prices Ten to Twenty percent less than any house in town.
I mean just what I say,
I'll seb for less than any one,
Or give my goods away.
A. B. WALKER,
Orangeburg, April 4, 1870. Leader of Low Prices.
fcAg THE NEW WILSON
?Jk*M^ Osciflaling Shuttle
Vk /l35 BEWffliB MACHIHR
U VS^ff i raM Eg wonderful in its conception, un?
Inj ASpstj precodented for doing a largo range of
En >7 n\i/ r^Cf sewing In textile fabrics and leather. IM
P| y \f AST motions aro continuous, admitting of an
sin / /\f3l\ extraordinary rato of speed, either by
? I\ff*i*(Z%i*i\ /\f \ otoam or foot power. Every motion of tho
m iA^^'V^^^A troodlo makes aix otitchos, thus produc
^Bx^tJP^r^^-^\ In/? about ono-thlrd more work in a day
"^^^S^?sfe^lfi^a-a? than other Sewing IVlachine3. It has no
^kSSafaL st?P motions, and tightons the stitch with
tho noodlo out of tho fabric. It uses the
woll-hnown Wilson Compound Food on both sides of tho needle. It
has two-thirds loss parts than any othor first-class Sowing Machine*
Its arm Is fully oight and ono-half inches long and fivo and one-nalv
Inches high, and tho wholo Machino is very compactly and seien*
tiflcniiy constructed In proportions, elegance, design and appear*
ance. its simplo, poworful and perfect mechanism places It as f&t
in advance of cW other Sowing Machines as tho telephone is superior
So the tin speaking tubo. Tho WILSON MENDING ATTACHMENT,
for repairing all Idntf3 of textile fabrics WITHOUT PATCHING, fur
nished FREE with all WILSON SEW1MC MACHINES, together wltft
9 Tucker, Ruffler, Carrier. Sotcf Hemmers. Binder, etc.
These Machines are on exhibition and for sale by
Orangeburg, S. C, Nov. 7th, 1870.?tf
Ib a compound of the virtues of sarsapa- I
rilla, stillingla, mandrake, yellow deck,
with tho iodide of potash anil iron, all now
erful blood-making, blood-cleansing, and
life-sustaining elements. It is the purest,
Batest, and in every way the most effectual
alterative medicine known or available to
the public. The seiences of medicine and
chemistry have never produced so valua
ble a remedy, nor one so potent to euro
all diseases resulting from impure blood.
It cures Scrofula, and all scrofulous
discuses, Kryslpclas, Itose, or St. An
thony's Fire, Pimples and Face
grubs, Pustules, Blotches, Holls, Tu
mors, Tetter, Humors, Salt Kbcum,
Scald-head, Ringworm, 11 leers, Sores,
Rheumatism, Mercurial Disease, Neu
ralgia, Female Weaknesses and Ir
regularities, Jaundice, Affections of
tho Liver, Dyspepsia, Emaciation,
and General Debility.
By its searching and cleansing qualities
it purges out the foul corruptions which
contaminate tho blood, and cause de
rangement and decay. It stimulates and
enlivens the vital functions. It promotes
energy and strength, it restores and pre
BOrvcs health. It infuses new life and
vigor throughout the whole system. No
sufferer from any disease whieharises from
impurity of the blood need despair, who
?will give Ayer's Sahs.viwkii.i.a a fair
trial. Remember, tho earlier tho trial,
tho speedier the euro.
Its recipo has been furnished to physi
cians everywhere; and they, recognizing
its superior crualitie3, administer it in their
For nearly forty years Ayer's Sak
bapaku.la has been widely used, and it
now possesses tho confidence of millions
of people who have experienced benefits
from its marvellous curative virtues.
Prepared by Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co.,
Practical and Analytical Chemists,
BOLD BY ALL D?U0GI8TS KVEUrwIIKI'.i:.
October 3, 1S70?ly
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preaching tlie close of the seventh
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vertised newspaper in tho West.
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ital city of the Went. Tho clreulv
tion, already laiyc, is rapidly grow
ing, ami by the lht day of Janunry
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the best weekly newspaper in the
Rfl H^***t but in end to persevere in the
work, and during the coming month*
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bracing letters from women of ex
perience.i heails and hau is.on house
hold ami kitchen economy, home
adornment, the management of
children, and recipes for the cure of
many of the ills to which ll> sh is
heir; a Young Folks' department; a
department devoted to Current lit
erature, consisting of choiac excerpts
from tho latest magazines: a Scien
tific department, giving the latost
Intelligence in regard to new discov
eries, mochanical Inventions, otc;
also biographical sk. tches. historic
papers, travels, pootry, and a mass
of ahort arUclos on miscellaneous
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? Sewing machine
TJHX3 BEST OF AT,I<.y
Unrivaled in Appearance,
Unparalleled in Simplicity,
Unsurpassed in Construction,
Unprecedented in Popularity,
And Undisputed in the Broad Claim
or BEiriQ THE
VERY BEST OPERATING
S HANDSOMEST, AMD
Most Perfeot Sewing Maohlno
Tho great popularity of tho White Is the mott eon*
\lnclng tribute to its exccUenco and superiority
over other mcchines, and in submitting It to ths
trsde we put it upon its nu iits, and In no Instanco
has it ever yet failed to satisfy any rocommendatlon
In Its favor. r
Tho demnnd for the White has Increased to such
an extent that we aro now compelled to turn out
Ccraploto Sobering Unrh^no
O"vory thTOO :ca.*.n Mtoa laa. *?
tfrio Any to c-va-pply
ti.O acran.n d. 1
Every machine Is warranted for 3 years, and
sold for crsh at Hbcral discounts, or upon easy
payments, to suit tho convenience of customers*
?3TAQEHT3 WASTED HI UH000?PID ZZSSITOST.
WHITE SEWINGTmACHINE CO.,
V.i 358 Euclid Avo.. Cleveland. Ohle*'
For Sale by
At the People's Bakery,
JEBTABLISnED IN 1871,
BY HIE PRESENT PROPRIETOR
Who is still ready and willing to
BREAD, ROLLS, PIES
of all descriptions.
G U N G E R S
by the barrel or hos.
BREAD FOR CAMP-MEETINGS,
Any other meetings at short notice.
JEST RECEIVED FRESH CONFEC
TION ARYS. FANCY GOODS AND
NOTIONS, Which will be sold its low as
any that can be bought in Orangebnrg.
Thankful for tho past patronage of my
friends and the public I still solicit a coa
tiuuauee of their custom.
T. W. ALBERGOTTI,
Next door to Mr. J. P. llnrley.
Orangebnrg, Sept 13, IS78 ly
D.F.FLEMING. JAS. M.WILSOK
Wc are now opening, direct from
the Manufacturers, a large and new
stock of Boots, Shoes, and Trunks,
for fall trade.
Oi tiers solicited and promptly fill
ed. All goods with our brand war
d. F. PLEmFnG & co.
WIIOLE8ALE DEALERS IN
No 2 I-Inyne street, Cor. of Church
street, Charleston, S. C.sop ?7-3