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The.State Republican Convention
wiifcji-'mct in Coin tn hi a on Thursday
ami adjourned on Saturday last, was
a complete faiUue so fur as accom
plishing , tlie purposes for which it
wn? called is concerned. After dis
cussing in secrccl session the matter
of nominating a State ticket, it was
reluctantly agreed that a State cam
paigU would result disastrously to life
party and a concentration of efforts
upon, the electoral ticket was all that
promised anything at Una election.
The leaders in c^ory county had
promised the colored people great
tilings?a . full stale and county tick
et, thousands of dollars from the na
tignal.party, big mass meetings, elo
"qucut speakers from the 'North and a
?glorious success next November. To
give a1fa.ee of boldness to their move-;
iiicnls and thereby excite some de
gre.p of enthusiasm*.among tho voters,
inflammatory speeches were made and
e^ory conceeivabio "means employed
to iwray the colored citizens avairist
lljeir .white* neighbors. iNow, how
cyerj it turns out there is to be no
:: State ticket, no county tickets except
.***ii?j> few/aVoiable localities, no money
'^^onj^^^o^^i^P^?njl|'\v.i "O mass
^l^cting^ no^Norjiiern-.;speakers and
jib glorious victory; hut the Demo
muts are .to have everything their own
<way as in 18.7,0,and,'.78. Elliott makes
a clean breast of the whole-?matter,
-and tells bin. race that no assistance
will be given the in-by the national
tl)art$j that it lakes long years of self
? .jde.nial, e;\r<?ful training ntfd education
to make a race onpable.of.self govern
.jTTioettt^.AM^ thfty jnjus^j frail, and that
.? the. Democratic parly will exhaust
^Veiy^mcdhs ^ant^ ^p|vtlance in their
i power before l.bey^>iil|j8^rrender tho
: ' government. Th'e3C' -''-?ra ?. stubborn
*;..ltu,ths^aud it is well for our colored
. people to. consider them well. The
Republican ; party . care nothing for
a MMU gf^fffS? smcc their voles
can't put the leaders in ollice. The
colored .man was the nation's pel as
long as lie voted away sums of money
. .to enrich the pockets of some Repub
lican^ but now he is nobody?not
wortbty of a few dollars to aid in a
State election and must look for Iiis
bread and meat, Iiis protection of per
son and property to the Democrats.
Our 'colored friends will find Hie same
th'ng true with Roliver, Webster, Liv
ingston and Shaker. So soon as they
oaril get oilices Iry the eoloied man's
vote he may go to the dogs.
A Model Ticket.
The State nominations proposed by
-the Special committee of the Rcpubli
wean Convention embrace some rich
oases. Among them are E. A. Web
ster for CoraplioUer-General, John
. U, Livingston for State Treasurer,
? W. R. Marshall, of Charleston, for
Attorney-General, T: E. Miller, col
ored, for Lieutenant Governor and
H. L. Shrewsbury, colored, for Secre
tary of State. When such men as
Tuft, Elliott and Straker could not
swallow the precious morsel, others
of less strength of stomnch can be
easily excused. It was the best,
however, the committee could do, for
these were tho best Republicans iu
the whole State. If this is true (and
we arc disposed to believe it) it is a
sad commentary on South Carolina
Radicalism. The catttrai inference
is that no county ticket can he put up
with any heller claims on the musses
for honesty than this model ticket.
None arc honest; no, not one.
The battle of Gettysburg tvas
fought on the Confederate side main
ly by LongsUcct's troops. This emi
nent Confederate ia now drawing the
comfortable.-salary of 87,000 na Mr.
JIaycs' Minster to Turkey. Mean
while tl.o Union soldier who wonHhe
battle at Gettysburg, and saved
Pennsylvania and the North from in
vasion, is being denounced by the
Republican press na a traitor and
rebel sympathizer. Somehow it scorns
us it things have been mixed,
Whloh Is True ?
In a speech delivered soon after the
Chicago Convention, Senator Wln
dom declared that it was not the pur
pose of the Republican party to. colo
nize tho negroes of the South in the
Northwest. But a 8hort time since*,
'Mr. Cessna^ Chairman of the Repub
lican Executive Committee of Penn
sylvania, said the Republican party
stands pledged to take the colored
people to the Northwest where they
cum get their rights. .There is evi
dently a wide discrepancy between
the stntemcnls of these party leader*.
Either is damaging to the party. If
Senator Windoin is right, then the
colored people, who have been re
pentedly promised this fostering care
of the National Bepublicau party by
such gratuitous advisers as Bolivcr,
Webster and Strnkcr, have an addi
tional proof that the National Repub
licans propose to abandon them to
their fate. If on the other hand, Mr.
Cessna is right, then the Northwest
will rise up against any such move
nrcnt, for it is as much as she can do
to take care of her own citizens.
Thus between Scylla on the South
and Charybdis on the North, immi
ment danger threaten the Republican i
party, it matters not which side it
lak?s. That the exodus from North
Carolina and Virginia ho Indiana was!
a political move no one can doubt.1
who remembers the report of the
committee on the subject. It was in
tended" to meet the very emergency
lipon which the electoral vole of that
Stute hangs, but whether the present
experience of the party-caused Air.
Wiudom to excuse the job is for the
futuro to develop**
Do Beiter or Hush Up.
I Tho .New Ybrk Nation, an ludc
pendent; .papery but n ? supporter ot
jfjarticld; and Arthur, says the con
stant limping of Republican papers
on Senator Hampton's speech is an.
evident sign of .weakness, and '? ihc,^
cannot get something bettor to. go be
fore the people on, Ihey nad better
not go at all. A drowning men will
catch at HvoWa, i? very applicable at
this time, to the Republican patty.
In the absence of anything they can
harp on abont Hancock anil English,
tlie next, liesf 'tliilig is to attack Sena
tor Hampton'Wrlli the hope of bring
ing tho South if?f&fhad repute among
tho con8crvativo>aml independent vo
ters of the North. This might do in
some oases, but Hampton's patriotism
and broad conservative views are too
well-kuown in every part of the coun
try for such childish work. No con
venient' construction or garbled re
port of letter or speech of such a
statesman can in Hue nee a corporal's
gnard North or South.
The Democratic party of South
Carolina opened the campaign in Co
lumbia last Tuesday by a grand Han
cock and Hagood ratification meeting.
Among the speakers were Senators
Bayard of Deleware, Butler, of South
Carolina, and Hons. Johnson Hagood
and M. P. O'Connor. All of the
speakers gave cheering accounts of
the campaign, and expressed the opin
ion that Hancock would undoubtedly
be elected. There was a large crowd
and much enthusiasm was manifested.
Let the good work go on. and victory
It appears that Livingston and
Webster were the straws that broke
the Republican camel's back in Co
lumbia last week. A member of the
committee on nominations s*aid the
committ.ee had solicited Mr. Simeon
Corlcy to accept the nomination for
Stato Treasurer and Mr. T. B. John
son that of Comptroller-General, but
they both declined, and the names ol
Livingston and Webster had been .sub
stituted. The commillccman in apol
ogizing lor the bad character of the
ticket, seemed to think that Corlcy
and Johnson would have given it re
sftculahiliiy and character.
? ? ? ? ?
Mili.ru, the chairman of the com
mittee appointed to nominate a State
ticket by the Republican Convention,
must be a right honest kind of u dar
key. Ho said tho ticket submit' qd
was not such a one as he would like
to see .presented to the people for
thcii sii(Trage, but thai it was the
best the conunitleo could tlo. As
Miller was on the ticket foiLieulcn
ant-Governor wo are disposed to ao
ccpt his statement as true. No man
will talk thus of himself without good
and sullicient cause.
Radical Corpses in Council.
Tbo Radical Convention that mot in
Columbia on the second of September
was a funeral affair. In personnel, in
bitterness and in malice, ii was an ex
act counterpart of the conventions
that convened in tho heyday of Radi
calism. Rut Hie fangs of lira serpent
have been drawn and its contortions
and writhings can be viewed with
amusement. Their days were con
sumed in wrangling and .abort;ve
efforts to select a comparatively strong
ticket. This effort was foredoomed
from the beginning, yet it remained
for the Radicals themselves to show
how wide of the mark they could
come. On tho second day the com-,
mittce on nominations presented the
following ticket: ForOovernotyJohn
Win smith, of Spnrtunburg ; For Lieu
tenant-Governor, Thos. IS. Milder,
(colored), of Beaufort; Comptroller
General, IS. A. Webster, of Orange
burg ; Secretary of Slate, II. L.
Shrewsberry, (colored), of Chester
field ; Attorney-General, Warren R.
Marshall, of Charleston - .Superinten
dent of Education, S. D. Gilbert, of
Beaufort; Adjutant and Inspector
General, C. C. Turner, of Spar-lan
burg ; State Treasurer, John LI. Liv
ingston, of Orangcburg. .
This was the signal for a general at
tack along the whole lino. Blythe
made a minority report, opposing
any nominations. Taft desired a tic
ket, but thought Dr. Winsmith too
old. He recommended Thomas B,
Johnson, of Sumter. Elliott spoke
for an hour against nominations, He
said the Democrats would never give
up power without exhausting every
means. Lack of Deirocratic opposi
tion in 1872 and lS74|led to Republi
can bolts and destroyed the party.
The Republicans must adopt the
same tactics and attack the .Denio
; units in det ail. No assistance would
! be given by the-North. Let the State
j ticket go by default and the,electoral
I ticket may win. As Elliott gets eight
j dollars a day in a fat office from Sher
I man, he was regarded as speaking "by
the'card, and the bucket of coid wa
ter he threw over thc.licli.el, chilled
the. ardor of Its stippo/Zters. Taft him
self pro:'e3Htd conversion, 'and ridi
culed the ItjUm of entering .into a cum
psv.gn With -such men at tho head.
4'W. uO ever beard ofaGjlbea-,t?'' asked
he, and continued, "Warren R. Mar
shall is .another nice 'tbaiPld' pat as.
Attorney General?a.' man who <\\i\s
driven cut' of the county of Fair 11 eld
by the Republicans in 187G." As
Marshall was evidently an under dog
in the fight, one or two more throw
sticks at him. Strnker contemptu
ously asked where Marshall got h|s
learning to- be Attorney-General of
South Carolina. He didn't think the
convention would be such a set of
fools us to put up such a man ds a
candidate. A - delegate pitched into
Strak'er,"whom he charged with being
chagrined because he wasn't oh! the
ticket. Miller, himself on the ticket,
thought it wouldn't do. Warren R.
Marshall, he learned, had been advo
cating a white Republican ticket,
which was enough to kiii him with
the colored voters. Marshall was
more than ho could sttind. Mr.
Blythe, who is said to have congrcs
sional)aspirations|in the fourth district
professed his utter inability to swal
low this mess. And so the ticket
was killed, and the State Executive
Committee was entrusted with the
duty of bringing out one hereafter if
The following presidential electors
were nominated : At large, A. S. Wal
lace and T. B. Johnston. For the
Congressional districts. W. A.
Hayue, ?. A. Webster, T. N. Tol
bcrt, Wilson Cook and B. P. Chat.
- field. E. W. M- Mackey was make
Chairman of the State Executive
Committee. S. L. Duncan is county
chairman of Orangeburg. Smalls and
E. W. M. Mackey "were nominated
for Congress. The other district con
ventions have not met.
"Thus ended chapter first of. the rad
ical campaign. Finding no chance of
winning a square out fight, ihey. will
be on the qui Vive for any weakness
on our part. Their evident desire is.
to lull us into security and then spring
a State ticket a day or two before
election. It can bo printed along
with the electoral ticket and made
known on the day of election. Mack
ey h an old hand and will bear watch
ing. If there is any chance for a blow
he will get it in.
j Mackky was elected Chairman of
the Radical Excelivo Committee by
tho late Convention at Columbia,
I which looks as if the fight, and only
fight, will be made in those counties
i where tlie colored people aro in the
majority. Orangcburg being one of
these, It iB only necessary to remind
our eoloretl citizens hero that this is
an clfott to make them once more the
pliant tool of Mackey, Bolivcr and
Webster. After tho recent expos
ures at Columbia of tho rottenness
and weakness of the party in the
Stale it is scarcely reasonable 10 sup
pose that our colored people will
hazard their future relations with
their while neighbors by a blind obc
d'once to those old parly hacks.
As will be seen by ft notice in
another column tho Hon. M. P.
O'Connor, and other dislinguiscd
speakers, will ftddresa'lho people ai
various places in the county.
Hon. M. P. O'Connor and other
distinguished speakers will address
the citizens of Drangeburg County, at
or near tho places named, as follows :
M. L. Gleaton's Store, Tuesday,
Knotls' Mill, Wednesday, Sept, 22.
St. Matthews, Thursday, Sept. 23.
Pine Grove Church, Friday, Sept.
Bull's Mill, Saturday, Sept. 25.
Ayer's, Tuesday, Sept.
Branchville. Wednesday. Sept. 29.
Easterlin's Mill, Thursday, * Sept.
Other appointments will be announ
Straker. rose to a question of in
formation in the recent meeting of
the faithful at Columbia and wanted,
to know where Marshall* had learned
sufficient law to qualify him, for the
office of Attorney-General of South
Carolina. We trusj, that t,hp embryo
Attorney-General will immediately
furnish the desired information, to the
sable gentleman from Bermuda, and
relieve his mind.
Boliver and Straker says that if
ihe colored people don't get their
rights at the next election, Yankee
guns will shoot ns loud as ever, and
the scenes of 18C1 will be repeated.
Elliott says they will get no assist
ance froin the national party. Some
body lies, and we are inclined, to
tili nie that it wasn't Elliott.
Corrected Weekly uy J. C. Pike.
Middling. 10 1-4
Low Middling. 10
Ordinary to Oood. 9 a 9 1-2
Rice, rough.$1 US
Oats, per ewt.,.1.75
R'.ittcr, country .25
Kygs..'. . 15.
I Poultry.15/$ S@,
At My Stables..
HUGHES celebrated, young Stallion,
AUA HI AX will be found, for the
Season, at my stables on Russell Street.
A few Select Mares will be received.
Terms Moderate. W. Iff. Sain.
Livery & Salo.Stnbles.
MAMMOTH STOCK OF
18 NOW IN STORE.
Ali of my friends, customers and ere
rybody will do well to call and ex
amine the largest assortment of GOODS
ever exhibited hi Orimgeburg- Which
were purchased with the. greatest care
in regard to style, quality and cheapness
in the principal cities North.
My stock of FASHIONABLE DRESS
GOODS comprise everything in Dress
Fabrics. AH the new shades- aud colors
in Silks, Satins, Velvets, Ciishineres,
Monde Cloths, llroeados, Alpaecas and
in fact everything that could be found
desirable. This stock especially sur
passes anything ever brought Into the
berg. Conic take a look and be convinc
EANOY GOODS, notions, Neckwear,
Ribbons, Corsets. Cloven, Ladies" Vest*.
Shawls, Cloaks. Zephyr Goods, Buttons
Jet Goods, Laces, Einbroderies. ?fcc,
&c, In more tlinn Usual variety, simply
grand, gorgeoiiH and immense.
CASSl MERES. JEANS, BLANKETS,
FLANNELS, Cotton Goods, Calicos di
rect from the factories at the very lowest
prices and in the best qualities.
1 am now the local agent for one ol
the largest Philadelphia
tor Men's, Ladies', aud Children's Hand
Sewed Shoes, whose stock is the best to
be found in the market. I also have
! Southern and K?stern made Shoes suita
ble tor everyboity'h taste aud pocket,
CARPETS, MATS and HASSOCKS
in great variety.
CLOTHING FOR THE MILLIONS,
If you don't believe it just come and take
a passing glance at the large plies stack
ed in the store.
The Light Running
DOMESTIC SEWING MACHINE,
MACHINE NEEDLES, OILS,
Attachments and parts for
MAMMOTH DRY GOODS EMPORIUM
Has just returned from the North with
a large and well assorted stock or
GENERAL MERCHANDIZE, purchas
ed at'the very lowest point of the market,
and to be Sold at corresponding rates.
Come one aud all and see lor yourselves
the bargains to be obtained. Oil Cloths,
Carpeting and Furniture of the latest pat
terns. D. LOUIS.
Sept Ii?"-i mos
RESERVED FOR HENRY
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DRY GOODS, CLOTHING, &c,
! - Ti t.-,' ?< , , '>">C.:\r
Orangebusg, S. C, iifjtj..
. . ' ' ; ?:..'?'?>???*^-i-,
For His Big Advcrtiseme&t
GEO. H CORNELSON,
-ORAKGEBL'RG, S. fJ.
I am now receiving nnd opening tJju
largest stock of
DRY aO WSi,
TIN W A HE,
CROCK E It V.
?jfcc . &C.. ?(?.,
I have also fitted up a separate room for
I o which the largest Stock over exhib
ited is displayed, which will bo sold very
SADDLES AND HARNESS,
io lar^e variety and at lowest prides
I would also ci!i Fjiecial attetition to a
STOCK OF FURNITURE,
Verv pretty 6uits in Walnut, such as
Dreseuig Casu Suit?-, Parlor Suits, &c.
A car load of new one, two and three
borne WAGON'S will ?rrivo in a few
AM of which Is exhibited and"sold at
low down prices.
GEORGE H. CORNELSON.
K?R HOYS AND GIRLS.
fields School open? oa 3ho First Monday
X in September annually audeouiinucs
uninterruptedly until the lust Frfdny in
TKHMS fcKtt MONTH. ,
First Grade, advanced English..$3 00'
Secnm! Crude, Oratnmnr pnplls. 2.50
Third Grade, beginners. 2.00
Latin und Greek, each extra...... 50
Students may entev at any time during
the term, and are charged onto tvom date
or entrance. Assistance will be employ
ed if uocessnry.
Hoard may be had with the Principal
at twelve dollars per month, Including .
lights and washing:: or at eight dollars
when the student goes home on Friday
and returns ou Monday of each week.
I Other good families will taki boarders
on same terms.
Students are prepared for the Sopho
more ela*s bf any college. 1 i
No Intercourse allowed between boj-s
nnd glrU. :This is.positive, ??
HUGO G. SUEllIpAjf ^hiclpal.
Oran^eburs High School.
itr&tt boys txua ?usus
? 'mUKV.' J. F, KISEK, Pi;iti?ipaL .
rpids School will enter tip?n Ms first
A session on the' second-Monday iu
THUMS PER MONTH. /
First Grade, beglunurs-....92 0O>
.Second Grade, grammar pupils. 2 50
Third) Grade, advanced English.. 3 00
Hebrew. Latin, Greek audGerman,
each extra. 50
This school is not sectarian. No dis
tinction will be made on account of creed
or denomination, jn other words, there
shall be no interference' wTlli the veikjiuus
Krocllvltiea of any one. ? The object shall
e the moral anddiitullectual vulture of
the pupils, who will - be prepared for tho
ordinary duties of. life, or for any semi
nary, college or naivershy. ' "
No boy, who persists in - being idle,
disorderly or- vicious, will bo tolerated
iu the school, It shall bo the aim of the
[Teacher to Inculcate the principle of act
| ing Irom a high scuse of duty rather than
from the mere obligation of authority.
But when kind admonition combined
with liriuness will not avail, severer
measures will bo resorted to before ex
The number of scholars will be limited
-to ttocjUy-floe. Persons'desiring to send
, their sous or daughters to suoh a school
should apply to the Principal.
' Very Respectfully,
_J. F. KISEIt.
TAKE Ay, CERTIFICATE
(. j In the
Mutual Endowment Assess
rpiIIS scheme of Lifo Insurance is got
X ten up by the best business men of
Baltimore uk a-miitoa! prelection amqng
its members- It is based upon purely
business principles ant' is perfectly relia
ble, affording the safest and cheapest plan
on which life risks can be taken. Mr. J.
S- Alborgotti represents.Jhe company for
this county and will issue certificates.
He invites exam i mil ion and will be
pleased to give till information needed.
April 2nd, 1880.?-Uin < i
JAMES CANNON, TAILOR,
Respectfully informs tho public that ho
has removed his Tailor Shop from tho
Public Square to Middletou Street oppo
site Mr. Strauss' residence, where all
work in Iiis line will be neatly and promp
tly executed as -heretofore. All new
work guaranteed. 3tno.
By virtue of an orde?rVof tho Probate
I will sell nt the late residence of Mary
L. Stroman,deceased, on ihe 18th day of
September, 1880, nil the personal proper
ty of said deceased, consisting In part as
Household and Kitchen Furniture
Mare, Cattle, 8he?p,
Carriage, Iron Safe. Ac.
Terms?Cash on deli* ery.
R. BENSON TAR RANT,
Sept 3-2 Qualilied Executor.