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-?l Papor for tho People,
Open from half-past 8 bo 10 o'clock A.
M.,taid from half-pjist WA. M. to 4P,
Columbia mall closes at 10 A, tt.'anu
tlio.Cliarlestbn mall at half.past? P.M.
On Tuesdays and Fridays a mall for
FoldervIlle^Vonces Ferry and Holly Hill
^loses .at lialftpast V A. M.
" On Fridays a mall for Knott's Millsj
JVItt's M-flls and ltlshos' Store closes a,
jtalftpast 2 P. M.
Orangeburc, S. C, June 11, 1880.
Notice.?Wo have made ar,range
inents with the proprietors of the
News and ^Courier to club their mam
moth Weekly with tho Democrat at
$3 per annum, for both papers, cash
Multitudes of people require an
alterative to restore the healthy ac
tion of their system and correct the
derangements that creep into it.
Ayer's Sarsaparilla tones and vitalize
the blood, and restores the vigor of
Excursion Rates.?Tho South
Carolina Railroad ' Is now aeUiuK ex
cursion tickets at reduced prices to
all the summer resorts in the Caroli
nas, Georgia and Virginia. These
tickets' are good to return until Octo
The jlonely vigils ol the night are
terrible, especially by the bedside of
the sick, and it is just the thing to
"have a bottle of Coussen's Honey of
Tar to cure their coughs, cold., croup,
?etc. Price 50c. For sale by Dr. J.
A Good Garden.?.Capt. John L.
"Moorer has one of the finest vegeta
ble gardens in the county- His cab
bage and bet3ta'surpass any we huve
yet tried for size and delicacy of
<iavor. Our good housewives must
look to their laurels?there is a com
petitor in the field.
Cure Yourself. Take Hall's
Hepatic Panacea for Dyspepsia, Indi
gestion, Sick and Nervous Headache,
and ali diseases arising from' a torpid
Liver. It is purely vegetable, and
satisfaction guaranteed or money re
funded. Price 50 cts, per bott,le.
For sale by S. A. Reeves.
A balchelor suffering with a cold
was bapded a dose of Cousscns' Hon
ey-of Tar by his sister. "What is
jt?w lie asked. "Elixir Aslhmatis ; ir
will make you feel ecstatic." He
replied, "You are very sislermati'c."
Down went Honey of Tar and cured
his cough. Price 50c. For sale by
Dr. J. G. Wannamaker, 2
Tuey Say;?It is very easy to get
up a sensational report a?i? charge it
to rumor. 4lThey say" a great many
thingn, and are Hundo tho ?r.npfl goni-M
for ? great, many other people's sins.
When wiil people become honest
cnongh to father their own lies, and
not send them fortb in the world as
Removal.?Gen. James F. Izlar
moved in his new law ollice on Wed
nesday last, and is now handsomely
fixed in Iiis new quarters and pre
pared to do more for hip clients tLan
ever. We congVaiul?jtp ^he .General
upon .his good fortune in securing
such an elligible location, and upon
the handsome style in which it is tit
Consignees.?Consingnecs for un
claimed'freight at South Carolina
Railroad for the week ending Juue
9th, 1880: J. W. Summers, R. Liv
ingston, W. A. Shnlar, W. H. Dant
zler, D. Rosendorf, Hen Tucker, J.
P. Harley, Miss M. Pain, W. R. Mc
Comb, P. Livingston, Hart & Co.,
II. Vy*. Tbowiuan, J. Nelson and G,
The Crops.?We gather most en
couraging reports from every quarter]
of the country as to the growing]
crops. In some sections the pros
pect was never better than at this|
time?good stands and all crops
growing off'finely. The high seasons
now prfc.J'Ai^ing will, however, demand I
increased vigilance and activity or|
Gen. Green wilj win the field and
rob the farmer of bis spoils.
A Word fob tue Clerks.?We
notice that the merchants of several
of oor leading country towns have de
cided to close their stores at ? o'clo
"P. M., in order that their clerks may
have su?joient tjaie to rest and re
vcruit ^rom the fatigue incident to the
excessively hot season upon which we
are entering* We would respectfully
suggest a Bitnjlar course to the busi
jness men of Orangeburg. The dull
ness of the season and the light busi-|
ness trans action 8 alter .6 o'clock will
entail but little loss to the merchants,]
while n relaxation from work at that
hour will yield untold comfort to the
clerks and their families.' What say
Practice.?On Tuesday last the
Young Americas were out on parade
with "Uncle Joe" and presented quite
n creditable appearance. Notwith
standing the excessive heat, the mem
bers performed tihe .different ovolu
tions with spirit and precision. The
race of three hundred yards with the
.reel and hose, including the unreel*
jug, the attaching of hose to engine
and the throwing of water, was made
?in two .minutes und forty-live seconds.
This is certainly a creditable show
ing for young men totally unaccus
tomed to such work, and with a rea
sonable amount of practice they may
equal the Charleston Qremen by per
forming the same evolutions in ono
and a quarter minutes.
Brevities.-*?Keep cool, if you Can.
Mr. Ed. Slater is gone West for
The weather has,been quite sJUow
ery during i,ho past week.
We understand that .there is con
siderable sickness in town*
The river is so low at this point
that it may be easily crossed by ford
.Rev. T. Ji. Boyd is in town spend
ing a few days'with his relations .'and
The men don't change fashions like
the ladies : alcohol has been in style
for 900 years.
We wonder how the Grant Repub
licans feel now. Id these paVts tbey
aro as dumb as oysters.
"Figures won't lie," is a mistake.
Some of tbo finest'female figures you
meet are nothing but-r-.l
If subscribers do not get t,Ueir pa
pers regularly they will oblige us by
giving notice of the fact.
If you desire an excellent iponcil,
combining tbo advuuiages of pencil
and iuk, go to S. A. Reeves.
I?on't bo bashful, candidates, but
come forward and insert your name
in the column prepared for it.
Disinfectants for gratuitous distri
bution have been pluced by the Board
of Health at the store of C. D. Kort
Mr. J. I. Sorrentrue is in receipt
of a fine lot of canned fruit, and
choice Rio colfce at ei? pounds to the
A colored woman walking on the
railroad Hack in Bransltville Tuesday
night was struck by the train and
The Firemen's Tournament at Co
lumbia will come oil'on the 16th in
stant. If jou wnut to have a good
time, go up.
Our citizens will remember thai an
excellent dinner may be bad to-day
at the Sunday School Fafr for twen
Detachments of the Elliott Hook
and Ladder and the Young America
will attend the fireman's tournament
at Columbia next week.
There will ,be a match game of base
ball between the Junior's of this
place and the Rowesville club to mor
row afteruoon at 3 o'clock.
South Carolina's delegation, goes,
all but one, for Bayard, and that one,
Cleveland,'ol Greenville, wants Field
but will go with the majority
Ex-Judge Cookc is a candidate for
re-eltction to tbo Legislature from
Greenville County. He will prove a
weighty member if successful.
Wbiltmore's barber shop, wh.lch
hvd become a nuisance, was closed by
Mr Pitbain to the great relief of lhe
people living in the neighborhood.
Sam. fipo. /?<* KnmUr. ts the mem
ber of the National Republican jsao
eu?ve Committee from this State,
lie is as big a rascal as there is in the
Assistant Engineer Street, of the
young America Steam Fire Engine
Company, treated the "boys" to ice
cream on Tuesday evening after the
We arv glad to see that Colonel T.
Stobo Farrow has been reap pointed
on the Slate Democratic Executive
Committee. No better selection could
have been made.
Tlie-c is something charming in
nature and rural life. It is so na'ur
al, so pure, so unalloyed by the ma-'
ncuvering, the hypocrisy, the turmoil
of social existence.
We learn that the census taker?
arc at work throughout the county
and -^yill probably make a creditable
showing for Orangeburg when the
count is completed.
The round trip to Cincinnati, by
excursion ratec, is only 827, which ia
doubtless an effective inducement for
some of our citizens to attend the
Wc arc pleased to notice the now
and efficient drains constructed on
Pitbara Alley and Amelia stn et. Let
the good work go on. There is room
for improvements on all our streets.
Ppstmaster Webster was indefatig
able in his efforts to ferret out the
mail robber who bad been operating
to some extent on the mails from his
ofllo. He deserves the thanks of
The Columbia ZfcrcUry has been
bought ont by the Palmetto Yeoman
and consolidated with that journal.
The Yeoman is a sprightly little pa
per, and wo congratulate Bro. Me
Junkin on his success.
Mr, C. S. Bradford has retired from
the editorial management of the Lex
ington Dispatch and has been suc
ceeded by Mr. G. D. Haiti wanger.
Our best wishes attend the outgoing
and incoming .management.
That staunch old paper, the Green
ville Enterprise and Mountaineer, has
entered upon its twenty-sixth vpl
|ume. Its genial editor, J. C. Biiky,
E^q., is an old friend ol happier days,
land we are glad to know that he is
Robert Rickcnbacker, colored, after
returning home on Friday evening
from work in bis usual health was
taken quite ill about bed time uud
died suddenly before medical aid
could he secured. Cause of death
The summer days are here, and
the perspiring editor dreams of green
fields and babbling brooks and soft
breezes laden with the fragrance of
June roses?and awakens to the sad
fact that there is such a thing as a
composing room and a horde of prin
ters hungry for "copy."
On Sunday last tho Commencement
exercises of Clafliu University opened
by a sermon from Bishop Warren be
fore a large audienoo.in the College
chapel. Several of our citizens at
tended to bear the Bishop on this his
tirst visit to our State. The sermon
teas fully up to the reputation of the
preacher, eloquent, profound and
spiiitual throughout. The Northern
Methodists were certainly fortunate
in securing Bishop Warren for the
Episcopacy. Monday tho examina
tion of the classes .be^an find ended
on Tuesday. Mouday evening Hon.
Samuel Dibble, of our town, delivered
the aunual address on the subject of
popular .education. Notwithstanding
the unfavorable evening the chapel
was crowded ;t,o \ts utmost capacity,
and wo learn the address was one of
best ever delivered on that puhjeet-r
taking our Ncrthern visitors captive
by foice. The speaker was applauded
frequently and was most happy in the
effect upon his audience. It is
thought this able address will have a
most beneficial influence in behalf of
popular education in this county and
wherever it may be read. Mr. Dibble
has given the subject considerable
thought and the views expressed on
this occasion are doubtless the fruit
of potienL study and calculated to
benefit the cause of education wherev
er they may reach. Tuesday morn
ing was appointed for,thecontest in
declamation for the regular prizes of
the in tituiion. Tho young men gen
erally acquitted themselves hand
somely and gave promise of au hon
Wednesday afternoon at S o'clock
the commencement exercises proper
were had in the chapel in the pres
ence of a packed audience. Every
available seat and standing room
about the doors, windows and pas
sageway was filled with anxious spec
tators from the adjoining communi
ties, which eircumst ijcc alone proves
what a deep interest the colored people
feel in the education of their youths.
After prayer, President Cookc
called the young men out in their
appointed order, each of whom mani
fested a trainning of mind and body
that docs credit to the institution.
The speeches were-original and gen
erally well written showing earnest
study and very commcnd.able prafi
cenqy in the various branches involv
ed. Dignity pf position and grace in
delivery were very marked through
out the exercises. The Latin Saluta
tory by A. W. Whaley and 14?? d-nn\r
.Oration by J. S. Cooper were very
entertaiu iig 10 mu uuuience anil cred
itable to tho young speakers, We
make special mention of the speeches
of J. H. Jones, W. L. Bulkley, M.
Blakeley, E. J. Crawford and H. D.
Witiams as giving evidence of su
perior attainment and careful sJLudy,
not, however, without recognizing the
merit, of the Other young men, all of
whom did well and reflected credit
alike upon teacher and student. The
address of Miss Hattie Dickson was
chase and well prepared. The vali
dictpry by Miss A. L. Jackson de
serves more than a passing notice.
Such sentiment can only come from
a well trained mind and a sensitive
lueart. Miss Jackson is certainly
gifted beyond girls of her race nnd
age. Deplomas were awarded to H.
D. Williams, Misses Hattie Dickson
and A. L. Jackson graduates of this
year and to Miss S. E. Middlcton, a
graduate of last year.
Prizes were awarded to Scipio
Moore, on Declamation ; M. Blakcly.
on Greek ; C. Sanders, Nancy San
ders, and H. D. Williams, on Rheto
ric; J. H. Jones, Nancy Sanders, A.
U. Black and J. P. Brown, on the
Bible; J. H. Jones and Thomas
Simms, on Theology; and the Con
ference prize to A. H. Whaley. After
the benediction by Rev. A. Webster
we left, not, however, without wishing
Dr. Cookc and his corp of professors.
God-spend in pursuing iue nobje
work in which they are engaged.
Round Dances.?Here is what the
Atlanta (Ga.) Oonsiitution says on
the subject of round dances, which
we commend to the attention of our
young lady readers : "A young man
watched the waltzes at a certain dan
cing school for some time last night,
and then asked somebody to tell him
why it was that the young ladies who
submitted to hugging in public would
not permit it in private, whereupon a
bright fellow remarked that that had
not been bis experience." Food for
Compound Exthact Buchu, com
posed of buchu leuves, dandelion
root, acetate potash, juniper berries,
pa.eiza brava, and calinsosia root.
All of which arc highly valued diur
ctics, kidney stimulants and depur
ants. The failure of the actons of
the kidneys is a source of many dis
tressing discuses. This medicine
produces a hearty action of the
kidneys, removes from tho blood the
urea and urio acid, which if allowed
to remain and accumulate would in
duce rheumatism, gooty affections,
pains in back and loins. This valua
ble medicine is for sale by Dr. J. G.
Wahnamakor. Price 7? cents per bot
Tub Faib.^-TIio opening of the
Sunday School Fair last evening was
very encouraging .Indeed. ,Quito a
crowd w.u8 in attendance.and' a num
ber of j\rtic)ea >vero handsomely dis
played on the tables. Tbo .band and
other amusements were attractive fea
tures. To-doy increased attractions
wllJ be presented for the enjoyment
of visitors, and to-pjgUt tho breaking
up ceremonies will be mado intense
ly interesting. We hope this enter
prise'will receive the.univereal patron
age of our citizens.
Hymenial.?Two .of our young
townsmen shuffled off single blessed
ness this week and Joined'tho innum
erable army of Benedicts. Mr. N.
H. Bull and Miss Tobin*were marri
ed in Colutubia last Tuesday evening,
and" Mr. jjjf. A. Lalloaoh -and Miss
DeTrevtflo were married yesterday
morning at the Episcopal -Church in
.our tpwu. May their journey through
life bo a long and happy one, their
cup of pleasure fdlcd to the brim,
with only enough thorns to remind
them of the roses blooming along
Hill's Hei'atic Panacea. The Liv
er is tho king imjwial organ of the
whole human system, as it controls
the life, health and happiness of man.
Wbon it is disturbed in its proper
uction all kinds pf ailments are the
natural results. The digestion of
tho food, the movements of the heart
and blood, the action of the brain and
nervous system, ure all immediately
connected with the workings of the
liver. To keep the liver iu a healthy
condition take Hill's Hapatic Pan
acea. Only 50 cents .per bottle.
For sale by S. A. Beeves.
Look Back.?Gray-haired pilgrim,
bending low over desk, your brain
burdened with cares and perplexities
of business pursuits?let your
thoughts escape'from the narrow cpn
lines of your littlo tread-nijil, and
wander back to boyhood's almost
forgotten sunny hours. Do you not
reeall to mind the little ejngbam hud
kerchief the hands of a fond mother
wrought? How it raised grave
doubts in your mind aa to whether
you should wipe your poor, cold-in
fested uoso ou the edge of the school
house seat, or file it off with the stiflly
starched folds of that gingliam haurd
kei chief! Don't you remember it?
Ah, those boyhood daysl They'll
never come again.
Siiame ?rOu Monday afternoon of
last week, during the bearing of a
case before the Inlendaut and War
dens of the town of Hamburg, a white
woman named Sally Sbinall, made use
of offensive language and so interrupt
ed .the court that she was adjudged in
contempt and ordered to be taken to
the jockup. The town marshal, nam
ed Creighton Maljjeny, took charge of
her and-started with Irer to the guard
which she died on Friday, Tho m^v
shai and his friends say that she re
sisted violently and h.o was obliged to
strike her. The friends of the woman
say that she did not resist, but mere
ly sat down on the ground and refus
ed to go and that thereupon the ofii
cer struck her.
Letter Carrier Caught.?Quite a
sensation has been created in fashion
ion able colored society in Charleston,
by the arrest of W. Qr. Lawton, a
colored letter earlier, on' Saturday
night last. The matter has disclosed
a most alarming condition of things
in the postal service. It appears that
during the past five years a regular
system of plundering has beep .carri
ed on with such consumalo skill as
to evade every attempt at detection
The total losses during that time are
estimated at Ir.oni eight to ten thous
and dollar's. A trap was set, and he
was finally detected through tho
means of a decoy letter. Quito a j
number of letters from this place have
been lost from time to time, and it
will be pleasing to those who have
suffered to know that the rasea} bus
ANDREW 0. DIBBLE,
Attorney and Counsellor at Law,
Corner St. Paul and Church Sts.
V 11 *
ORAXGEBURG, S. C.
Attorney and Ccnnsellor at Law
(Cor. Church & St. Paul's Street.)
ORANGEBURG, S. p.
KNOWLTON & LATHROP,
Attorneys and Counsellor*.
ORANGEBURG, S. C
L. S. WOLFE, D, D. S.f
Graduate of Baltimore Dental College.
Ofllce over D. Louis' Store,
Oilers Ids professional services to the citi
zens of Oraugeburg and adjoining coun
Teeth extracted without pain by the
use'.bt JNltr'ous .Oxide Gas, the safest an
cost he le known to science. Satisfaction
T would respectfully inform the public
JL that I am still carrying on the Dreus
Making business at the store next, door
to Mrs. Vinco formerly occupied by A.
II. Lewin. Patronage solicited and sat
isfaction guaranteed. Dresses will be
made in the latest style and at short no
tice. Domestic Patterns kept constant
ly on hand for guI.u and wilt bo supplied
to customers at re a son ab lo rates,
MRS. L. M. SMOAK.
Mar IB, 1880?tf Dress Makur.
GLORIOUS NEWS J J
1IV DRY GOODS.
Calicoes at Six and a Quarter Cents.
Calicoes at Six and a Quarter Cents.
Calicoes at Six and a Quarter Cents.
Calicoes at Six und a Quarter Cents.
Calicoes at Six and a Quarter Cents.
New and Fashionable Goods received
Ladies1 Linen Suits,
iWhito Lawn Basques,
Neatly trimmed from 81.25 up.
.Embroideries. Laces, Ribbons,.Gloves
Parasols. Ruehlngs, Neck T.les in all tbe
late styles and very low in prices.
We iuvite particular attention to our
immense stock of
?Latest Novelties.being constantly addled.
Selling out and Cheap.
llememhcr we have the finest, best and
HATS, SHIRTS, SHOES, and
And don't forget to cal at
Orangeburg, S. C, Oct. 10,1879.
A NEW STORE.
F. A. SCHIFFLEY,
(One door above Dr. Patrick's.; ?
J HEREBY INFORM MY FRIENDS
that I haye on my own account, com
menced aGx'voy j*upiness?will keep
only the beat goo^s, and soil ch.<.ap for
Cash, and any patronage bestowed wHl
he appreciated. Respectfully,
F, A. SCHIFFLEY,
ORANGKBUTiG, S. C.
May 14, 1SS0 3m.
J. DEE ANDREWS
WOULD respectfully inform the citi
zens of Orutigcburg that he has in
charge the stock and fixtures of Z. J.
IClng, at Wallace Cannon's old stand.
Main street, where he will be glad to serve
Ids'friends aud the public vyiit; anything
in his line of trade. Everything fresh
and pure and guaranteed to give satisfac
tion- A full line of goods kept constantly
[on hand. Born and raised in Orange
burg, I hope to receive a liberal share of
I the patronage of my fellow citizens.
.7. DEE ANDREWS.
[ BLACKBERRY BRANDY at Wallace
Cannon's old stand.
Pure COHN and RYE Whiskies for
sale at Wallace Cannon's old stand.
For pure Champaigne Lager Beer go
to Wallace Cannon's old stund. Faraillea
supplied by the dozen?goods delivered
free of charge.
Seltzer Water, for disarrangement of
the bowels and kidneys, for sale low ttC
Wallace Cannon's old stand.
1 The ' Cotton Boll,*' the tjnett five cent
I Cigar In town, for sale at Walluce Can
, non's old stund. Don't forget it.
Soda Water, fresh, by the bottle, at
! Wallace Cannon's old stand,
j May 28, 1680?ly
DO you suffer with headache?
O you feel dull and languid?
Dues your appetite fail you?
Is your Liver out of order?
Have you a metallc taste in
Huve you dyspepsia or indigestion?
If so, take
OR. LIVER CURE,
And get immediate relief. R never fails,
as hundreds will testify who have used
it and have been benefit ted. It 4s entire
ly vegetable, certnin in its effects, nud
absolutely harmless. One trial w ill con
I yjnee you. DO WIE & MOfSE,
Charleston, H C.
I for Sale by Dr. tf. O. Wannaniaker,
1 Orangeburg S. C. April 23?Cms.
ORANGEBURG, S.O. .
The undersigned would respectfully in
form the public that he is every day re
ceiving large additions to his already
large stock in all the different branches
and that the earpo wHI. bCjdicposed of at
his old motto, "Largo sales aud suial
I am also receiving now and have in
6tore the following popular brands of
Etiwan Dissolved Bone.
Kid nit or Potash Salt.
Which will be sold at lowest prices.
I have also been appointed agent for
B. F, 4-yery & Sons,
(The largest Plow aud Wagon Manufac
tory in the world.)
and have received a lot of their One, Two
and Three Horse Wagons, also Plows
this week. Give me a call and see for
GEORGE H. CORtyELSON.
Sept. 19, 1879.
Wheeler & Wilson Sewing
EaMe.it to learn, easiest to manage,
The lightest running, the most durable.
Awarded the only Grand Prize' at the
Paris Exposition la 1878. Ovar eighty
competitors. Terms easy.
James A, Hamijtqn,
At the store ?. A Hamilton..
Jacob Reed's Sons,
The olden and moat reliable Clothimz
House h^tbjfc.JyV??^ iH'sn~ljpe\SprYpg
SmfipTca just received and orders taken
James A, Hamilton,
At John A. Hamilton's store.
IMPROVE)) fitEBT UYER PAD I
Nkvtsk Gem lUr.n.
Cam bb MaBx aus SxnsifflTM ?wmtt? Labt
" Tjn.c? a'u Lo:;o.
DUuisi Cored vithcut Sragjisg lbs BtjUb.
Cliilh and Fever,
Siek t Nervous
Tbeso Puts Cure all DiseaM* by Absorption. No
Noxious Pills. Oil*,or Poisonous RtcdletllM we taken
lulQ Jtlxe Stomach. The Pad* are worn over tho Pit
oX the Stomach, covering; the Great Nerve Centre*.
;.!-.> tbe Liver and Stomach. A iccntla VcRctable
TVinlirte absorbed intolhceircula?onof thellloodand
1 iver,purifying the Blood. sUmulatinfr the Lireranil
Kidney* to healthy acUon, and itrt-nKthcninir tho
Stomach todlceat food. Price or P?d? ?1 and f3
teach. Sols by all Druggist*, or seat by Mall
Manufactured at^&tl North Liberty St..
For Sale by
S. A. BEEVES.
is a?eni for tb.? sale of the celebrated
BALD MOUNTAIN CORN WHISKEY,
the purest brand in the kuo\vu world
CALL! CALL!! CALL!!!
and euniple for once in your lives a pure
It has no equal. Also on hand the cheap
est brands of
SMOKING and CHEWING TOBACCO
in the market.
A full Hue of Staple and Fancy
Cheaper than tho Cheapest.
Give mo a call and bo convinced that
this advertisement do humh.njf.
JAMES VAN TASSEL,
At Midler's Old Stand.
The Sensation of the Periodl
&ts??u?/gte l>ut Tarno I
HARD TIMES BE CONS I
HAVING been watching for some
time past the, financial pulse of tbe
country and U;o. ever ..varying events of
the trading worjd V'i.th .1. view to the in
crease or decrease oar'weje.kly purchases,
we are prepared to announce"to o,ur num
erous patrons that qur .Investigation of
these subjects has been ?perfectly satisfac
tory and that wo have as a consequence
forwarded larger orders than over be
fore to our New York agency.
The year 1880 therefore begins with
flattering prospects for farmers; mechan
ics and all other lilborers alike. The
financial pulse of tbo country is steadily
Improving and haying telunied almost
to a hard money basis, vv; shall gradu
ally but turely' recover our.forincr prea-,,
tige and the so long declining prosperity "
of our beautiful Southern .land. Being
firmly impressed with the.fore-shadow
ing^ of these approacldng.evcnhj we have
made arrangejuejitseomiuensiuate With
the demands jihev will 'disclose.
Our Agent In New York Is already in
receipt ot our instructions directing 1dm
to be on the alert for every sule and fail
ure as well aB every bouse tottering on
the brink of bankruptcy, so that he,.with
cash in hand may rake Jn eyery bargain
and thus er.aide .us during the present
year not only to Increase our own re
sources, but to become also a never
changing source of assistance to lour
friends by selling them goods Cue beiov
the wholesale murketof New York.
It was the credit system that paralytcd
onr Industries In the past and caused so
many interests to droop and wither while
every article needed for family consump*
tlon doubled in value. Thus while labor
\yu_Rinadequately compensated, goods of
every description approached almost fab
ulous' prices and'tbe'dally sweat ot a
man's brow barely .obtaio^d for himself
and family the commonest necessaries of
life. Too much credit will always oreaTo
demands greater than tbe sources of sup
ply will satisfy, hence everything takes
an upward tendency under its operations.
I On the other handcush transactions will
make the supply larger than the demand
and consequently goods fall to bottoui
prices when this rule prevails.
We pay .cash .for ?11 our goods before
they leave the place bought from. Hence
our ability .(independent of our unrivaled
facilities for buying) to outstrip and un
dersell all our competitors. The men
.chant who tbuys on time, ,(and who of
them doesn't) not.only has to pay the high
est prices for what I hey get but also the
additional percenUige added ou all credit
sales. Now all this oornes out of the con
sumer, the man who patronizes the time
merchant at home. It will at once be
perceived that the diflerence between us
is vast indeed, and that the buyer on
credit system cannot purchase goods at
market prices, while we, by paying cash,
get the most extraordinary bargains at a
large discount ou wholesale cash prices.
It is therefore quite easy tor us to sell
below other merchants and guarantee
perfect satisfaction iu every case.
Our system Is one of our own, nud has
many advantages which we shall not ex
plain, but let it Millie that the larger
portion of the benelits arising from it are
reaped by our friends and patrons, and
Py: ,lt wie payp established a reputation
near and.dear to us. With honesty, fkir
dealing, quick sales and .small profits as
our watchwords we have conquered the
demon of high pikes and forced from
him the acknowledgement that h e has
been systematically swindling and de
frauding the people.
We have demonstrated to thousands
in.this and other counties that it Is pos
sible when dealing with u fair aud honor?
able merchant whojjuys strictly for cash,
to purchase goods at prices which wero
mirrjept before the war. To buy aud sell
goods does liqt necessarily imply that to
o.o successful one must either be a cou
jscienieless extortioner or, u ?????;?...
?Sj,,.i_iL. m? uiKimy und ennoble bis
profession or he can sink it into iniquity
and trail its courtly garments through
cesspools of deceit, dishonesty, fraud and
double distilled misrepresentations. Ho
pan be a JLdessing or a curse to his coun
try. As for us "^ye prefer a good name
w,lth a slow'opt steady Increase In busi
ness to the gouging process which makes
one merchant rich to-day und a thousand
poor farmers" penniless and breadless to
Ours is the true plan, by adopting it
you avoid the Scylla of .credit on the one
side and the Cliurybdis of a leln execu
tion on the other. To trade with us Is to
insure satisfaction, Increase your wealth
and general prosperity. Week after
week during ihe present year we shall
spread daily upon our counters a stock
of goods as varied us the leaves of the
forest, 4. cordial invitation is extended
to every'one 'who rc.ids this circular to
give ys a cull, no trouble to show goods
or answer questions.
We will sell lor one dollar cash what
you will pay three for iu October If you
buy on credit. We ouy direct from the
cheapest markets in America for ca>di
less the large discount, and can and will
sell as low as the wholesale merehauts
of Charleston, New York or Baltimore,
and to those who favor us with" their reg
ular custom we offer ns rare 'inducements
as were ever offered in tnis bi'any fJtber
community Our goods arrive weekly
and must be sold, iook to your interest
und call on us when you visit town.
Farmers, luok to your own welfare,
i you who have sunk low aud lower each
succeeding year while the middle men
around you have grown rich in'jbomfdria
and wealth, you have barely lived'by
working from sun to gut) the year round,
while others bays added thousands to
their already plethoric treasures, by sell
ing on creuk to you in the spring Sud
collecting in October and Nobeinber'iho
sweat stained profits of many a mcrcijesB
bargain. Let oiir farmers eseh'ew this
in future and learn to' watch as well as
pray?let ibein breajc hopVlhe bid beuten
paths of credit and ruin, and demand an
equivalent for their money. Let th,eiu
aspire to higher and greater achieve
To this end we therefore cordially Jit
vite our friends to give u8 frequent c<f11 h
aud we gttaran tec that not one in a thous
and will ever leave our counters dissatis
tled. Respectfully yours,
C. I). KORTJ0HN,
Auction and .Coininission Merchant,
Orangeburg, S. C.
f^TPnrchasitig Agencies at New York,
Baltimore, Pbiiiideliillia, Atlanta, Auguu
ta aud Charleston.
We still lead all others in low prjees
and tire first always to give the farmers
the benefit of all declines. ' *We oiler for
the week at the lollo\vlu<j price*:
Calicoes 5 cents.
Muslins 8 coots.
Long Cloth', good quality, yd wide 10a
Jenus from iSjl-2 to 25.
Straw'Hata igct|. to ?1,00. . .
Colored Linen Trimming 5 cts. per yd.
Embroidery's to 23 cts very wide.
Largo lot Notions''at half regular price.
Nails, all llies, 5 cents.
llama, choloo Western, 10cts per lb.
Codec 15 aud 20 coats.
Sugars'. New Orleaus, Coflee C, Extra
C. aud Choice A, all beat brands at low
rates.- The very best Flourjn market
constantly on baud, call aud *eoit aud
r>. KORl JOHN.
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