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THlf ORANGEBURG NEWS,
PUBLISHED WEEKLY
AT
okangbburg, s. c.
Qfijp* of Publication on Market- Strut over the
Pott Office.
SAMUEL DIBBLE, Editor.
VIRGIL C. DIBBLE, Associate Editor.
CHARLES II. IIALL, Publisher.
Washington News.
March 21.?In the Houso tho Military Be
lief Bill for the benefit of tho Southern desti
tute was discussed. Butler opposed tho Bill in
violout terms, and the debato took,, a wide
rango^and led to some Bevere remarks between
Messrs. Butler and Bingham. Mr. Bingham
paid ho repelled with scorn the utterances affect
ing his integrity or honor from auy man,
whether ho be the hero of Fort Fisher taken,
or Fort Fisher not taken.
M_r. Bingham proceeded in a denunciary
?train amid roars of laughter and Borne excite
ment.
Butler rose to reply, but the Committee rose,
when Butler appealed for an opportunity to
answer.
Mr. Eldridgo hoped that the House would
not bottle up tho gentleman from Massachu
setts, when by unanimous consent he was al
lowed to go on.
Butler proceeded, defending himself for
voting for Mr. Davis; he hoped thereby to
save the country. Ho did what ho could du
ring the war, but tho only victim of the gen
tleman's (Binghum's) prowess that he (Butler)
kuew of, wasau innocent woman hanged on the
scaffold. Butler alludes to Mrs. Surratt, in
whose prosecution Bingham was an active man
ager.
M.vncu 22.?In the Senate the following
preamblo and resolution was introduced by
Senator Wilson"(Radical), aud ordered to U:
printed:
Whereat, Jefferson Davis, a citizen of the
State of Mississippi, was captured by a milita
ry, force in the service of the United States on
the 11th day of May, 1SG5, and has since been
held in confinement as a prisoner of State in
Fortress Monroe, Va.j and whereas, the said
Jefferson Davis stands charged, on the highest
authority, with the heinous crime of conspiring
to murder the late President of tho I nited
States, Abraham Lincoln, and is also indicted
for treason; and whereas, the said Jefferson
Davis has persistently declared his innocence of
the offences charged against hi in, and through
hi? legal adviser-, by all means knowu to the
law, has sought and demanded a speedy and
public trial by due process of law. before a civil
tribunal' of competent jurisdiction; therefore,
Resolved by the Senate, the House of Repre
sentatives concurring, That the longer confine
ment of the said Jefferson Davis without a trial,
or the assignment of a specific time for a trial,
is not in accordance with the demands of jus
tice, the spirit of the law and the requirements
of the Constitution, and that common justice,
sound public policy and the national honor
umte in recommending thut the said Jefferson
Davis be brought to a speedy and public trial,
or that he be released from confinement on
bail, or on his own recognizance.
In the House the Relief Bill was passed. It |
authorizes the Secretary of War, through the
Frecdmcn's Bureau, to furnish food to all
classes sufficient to prevent starvation and ex
treme want. 'I he relief is to come from unex
pended moneys of the frecdmcu and refugee
appropriations, and the expenditure shall not
extend beyond the appr priations already made.
The Senate bill authorizing the Secretary of
War to issue arms to twenty-five hundred Ten
nessee militia was amended, making the num
ber ten thousand, and passed. Adjourned.
The Senate concurred in the House amend
ment furnishing 10,000 stands of arms to the
Tennessee militia.
The amendment to the Southern Relief Bill
was also concurred in, and it goes to the Presi
dent.
MARCH 23.?The President returned the
Supplemental bill with his objections. Tho
bill provides for an election in ten States for
tho purpose of making constitutions; but all
elections, while the original bill remains in
force, come within its restrictions. Prelimina
ry to elections, comes registration. Unregis
tered citizens cannot vote. The prelitninarv to
registration is a vague oath, that the applicant
is not disfranchised by participation in the re
bellion, which requires that the applicant for
registration must decide for himself. There is a
fearful responsibility, for though the bill docs
not assign perjury, nor fix a penalty for mis
taken swearing, he must not forget that mar
shal law prevails, and that the applicant is re
sponsible to the military commissions, without
previous presentment by grand juries, the mili
tary commanders determining what is an of
fence and prescribing the punishment. The
fourth soctiou provides that the military com
mander shall appoint the necessary Boards of
Registration, ouch consisting of three loyal
persons, who may be military officers or citi
zens of the State, or Btrungors, exercising im
portant fuuetions und vested with unlimited
discretion. They decide questions und make
returns. Whatever error or frauds they com
mit pass unquestioned. By such measures are
conventions of delegates to be constituted.
These delegates arc to speak lor the people;
common justice requires that they should have
authority from the people. No convention so
constituted will, in any sonso, represent tho
wishes of the people, for under all the embar
rassing exceptions and uncertainty which dis
franchisement causes, it leaves out the great
body of tho people who may bo excluded from
the polls. I do not deem it necessary to inves
tigate further the details of the bill, tyo con
sideration could induce him (the President) to
approve such an election law for any purpose,
especially for the purpose of forming a Consti
tution for a Stato. The rresident argues the
question at come length Illustrating that the
formation of Republican Government*, accord
ing to Congressional ideas, may as well com
mence in Ohio or Pennsylvania as North Caro
lina. The President concludes I confidently
believe that the time will come when these
States will again occupy their truo positions in
tho Union. Tho barriers which now seoin so
obstinate must yield to tho force of enlightened
j and just public opinion sooner .or later; uncon
| stitutional and oppressive legislation will be
[ effaced from the statute books when this shall
have been consummated. I pray Qod that the
errors of tho post may be forgotten, and that
once more we shall be a happy, united and pros
perous people, and that, at last, after tho bitter,
eventful experience through which the nation
hus p ssed, we shall all come to know our only
safety in the preservation of the Federal Con
stitution, and io according to every American
citizen and every State the rights which that
Constitution secures.
In tho House, the Supplemental bill was
passed, the veto notwithstanding, by a vote of
one hundred and fourteen to twenty-five.
The House failed to fix the day of adjourn
ment.
In the Senate the Supplemental Bill was
passed by a vote of forty to seven.
MAncil 25.?In the Senate a petition from
the Union League asking for the application
of the Military Reconstruction Bill to Mary
land, was referred to the Judiciary Committee.
The business wub generally unimportant.
In the House, a resolution that the House
adjourn on Thursday to meet on the first Wed
nesdays in May, June, September, November
and December, unless the presiding officers of
the Senate and House jointly proe'aim ten
days previous to the time of meeting that there
is no necessity for the meeting, was adopted.
Yeas 88, nays 31.
A minority of the Maryland Legislature
petitioned Congress not to adjourn until that
State had a republican form of Government.
The petition was ordered to be printed.
MARCH 2(1.??In the House of Representa
tives a resolution was passed ordering a survey
for a ship canal nround the falls of the Ohio
River at Louisville, (Ky.)
Butler and Ringham, in personal explana
tions, assailed each other furiously. Butler
had examined the evidence for other purposes
than proving Mrs. Surratt unjustifiably hung.
It is said that a memorandum book.in which
Booth kept, day by day, his thoughts, plans
and motives, was taken from his dead body and
withheld, though his pipe, spurs and knife
were presented to the Court. This memoran
dum book is in possession of the Judiciary
Committee, with eighteen pages of entries
made prior to Lincoln's assassination cut out.
Butler wanted to know, was that book com
plete when it fell into the hands of the govern
ment and why the diary was withheld from the
Court. He docs not chargo the gallant sol
diers who sat in the Court with wrong; they did
not sec the diary, otherwise they would have
judged differently. Who spoiled that book (?)
who suppressed that evidence (?) who caused
Unit innoccut woman to he hanged (?). There
is still in the diary werds written a few hours
before Booth's death.
' Butler quoted from memory. i;I have en
deavored to cross the Potomac five times and
have failed. I propose to return to Washing
ton, give myself up. and clear myself from the
great crime." Butler continued: "Why was
not Col. Conger allowed to tell what was found
on Booth's body." He believed that the diary
would show up to a certain hour that Booth in
tended to abduct Mr. Lincoln.
Mr. Bingham replied excitedly, and was
called to order for using words that were dis
reputable. It was claiuicd that words written
after the act. were inadmissable as evidence,
and it was dcuicd that there was any knowledge
of the spoliation of the diary, and he disavow
ed any responsibility for the conduct of the
prosecution.
In the Senate, an amendment providing
Commissioners to adjust sequestrated debts was
referred to the Judiciary Committee.
The Bill appointing three Commissioners to
hear claims against the money seized from the
Citizens Bank of New Orleans was passed.
The Bill withholding the Agricultural
College Script from the rebel States until re
presented was passed, and goes to the President.
The Bill fixing a day upon which the Bank
rupt Bill will take effect, was referred to the
Judiciary Committee.
Maucii 27.?In the Senate the statement of
the Bank of Commerce that Senator Thomas,
of Maryland, had withdrawn, a large amount
of funds from the bank foi the purpose of dis
crediting the Federal bonds, was referred to
the Judiciary Committee.
A joiut resolution devoting 850,000 to the
Freedmcn's Bureau fund, for the purpose of
purchasing seeds for distribution in the South,
passed.
The Judiciary committee reported on the
New York Custom House evidence, furnished
by the House, that there was nothing in it that
in any way implicated Senators Doolitlc or
Patterson. The Senate then adjourned.
In the House Mr. Stevens offered a resolu
tion that a select committee be appointed to
examine into the condition, liabilities, &o., of
the Southern railroads. Adopted.
The Senate adjournment resolution wab
amended to meet on the 1st Wednesday of
Juno and Septonibor?yeas 75, pays 5J. This
vote shows the strength of the impeaehers ig
tho House.
A protest against the formation of the King
dom of Canada passed.
A resolution expressing sympathy with tho
people of Ireland passed, and nn amendment
disparaging tho Fonjnn p>ovf>io??M ?*? lading
to useless bloodshed was rejected by a vote of
yeas, 10; nays, 102.
A resolution declaring that Major Smythe,
the Collector of tho port of New York ought to
be removed, and sending the evidence in the
caae to the President, wns passed.
THE ORANGEBURGlgEWsT
SATURDAY, MARCH 30, 1867.
WsW We respectfully request our friends to
send in their Advertisements as early tu (he
week as convenient; and if possible, let us hare
them by Thursday evening. By this means, we
will be able to issue at an earlier hour on Satuj-r
day, and trill be enabled to give more, of the.
latest news, up to the time of our going to preis.
Where Are We?
In the midst of great political revolutions,
ancient landmarks frequently disappear, and/
the wisest are at fault as regards the situation!
Wo are now passing through one of those!
stages of national life, which the history of
other nations might well have prepared us to
anticipate for this country; but which the
sublime confidence we possessed in the stability
of American republicanism has led us to regard
as a part of history which would not repeat it
self on this Continent. The Constitution of
the United States has been regarded as so mas
terly a compromise between all conflicting in
terests, so perfect a balance-wheel to the ma
chinery of government, that there was no dan
ger of any irregularity in its workings. Hut
to-day, where is the force or effect of that Con
stitution ? The only use made of that august
instrument by the Congressional majority is to
debase it to the vile purposes of the villainous
test oath, and to make its pretended violation
a cause of disfranchiscmcut for us.
And yet a Congress, sworn to support that
Constitution, under which n republican form of
government is guaranteed to every State, un
dertakes to establish military despotism over
us. rVnjel K. Sickles, a Federal Brigadier,
comes among u.V Satrap Extraordinary and
Tyrant Plempoleiitiary, u:?dcr the most infamous
legislative act of the most corrupt J.'ody of law
makers ever known to the American Continent,
j He proclaims his mandates in the confident
I language of the master addressing his compla
cent servants.
'?He doth bestride the narrow world
Like a Colossus; and we potty men
Walk under his huge legs."'
He who, in days not far remote, surrounded
by his bayonets, held in contempt, the inundate?
J of the Federal Court itself, is now made clrh^H
justiciar of two sovereign States. lie can [
well afford to be n Jeffreys, for he is his own |
i " i
! executioner ; and there is no obstacle in the j
way of his assuming on the same day the
functions of tho magistrate, the judge and th't j
hangman, and this under a flag which has
upon it blazoned a star to represent South
Carolina as one of a galaxy of sovereign
States.
What course our military master will pur
sue we know not. Petted and pampered in his
high estate, his sufferance may condescend to
let us live: or if his displeasure he evoked
upon us, this modern Jupitci may let his light
nings play among us to our ruin. His worthy j
compeer, Sheridan, in Louisiana, has just is
sued an order deposing from office the Mayor
of New Orleans, the Attorney General'of the
State, and one of the judges of the courts, ob
noxious to his sublime majesty ; and if such a
course can be pursued in Louisiana, why can- J
not the same be enacted here? And yet. for
sooth, this is a free government !
It seems to us that there is too much apathy
among our people on this subject. Our ene
mies are fully on the abut, organized ami pow
erful; and the last vestige of our rights will be
swept away by them, if we are not awake to
the demands of the times, and prepared to use
all legal means for the preservation of our
dearest rights.
' It is incumbent on every true citizen to do
all that he can to defeat the nefarious designs
of the parly in power. And no one is so bum
ble as not to be able to accomplish something
in this cause. If there is to be a registration
of voters, let every one who is not disfranchised
register and vote, in order to vote on the right
side. In doing this, we do not admit the le
gality of the law requiring registration, we
only "uccopt tho situation" to the extent of
milking a virtue of necessity. And while
those who can vote do so, let those who are
disfranchised annul the pffeet of their disfran- '
chiscmcnt by exercising such.an influence on
the privileged classes as will more than com
pensate for tho loss of their own suffrages.
Let ovory man whom faction will exclude from
participation in the rights of tho ballot box.
be represented by at least two or more of those
who wi)l, for the first time, enjoy the rights of
suffrage, and whom his timely counsel may as
sist to vote with discretion nnd prudence. This
,^s, under the Military Bill, the only salvation
Vor tho country. J
But will tho Military Bill continue to pre
vail ns law 1 V/o trust and pray and hopo that
it will not. We indulge the expectation that
it will bo submitted for tho dcoislou of the
Federal Courts ere long, and if it ever be
weighed in the balances of Justice it will be
found wanting. But, whatever may be our
views in this regard, our duty is plain, and let
us as good citizens perform it. Let us look Un
practical means tp overcome a practical evil.
^NVhon the registration of voters shall com
mence, let not a single vote be lost, but let
every one who can do so, preserve aud main
tain his rights of suffrage. It is his duty to
himself', and his disfranchised neighbor, for it
is the only breakwater tit a tide of ruin and
^destruction threatening to engulf us all. And
/let not those who are disfranchised remain idle.
If they cannot vote in person, they must do so
vicariously, and ten. twenty or an hundred fold
more than by their individual vote. By thi>
means, we may overcome the odds against u*\
.and by our united efforts achieve some good
out of'the midst of nil our troubles.
General Orders No. 1.
IIt:g'its 2i> Mi litany Dis't North
Carolina and Soi;tii Carolina.
Columbia, S. ('.. .March 21, 10(57
[General Orders Ao. 1.]
1. In compliance with General Orders No.
10, Headquarters of the Army. March Illh.
1S07, the nod rsigncd hereby assumes com
mand of the Second Military District, consti
tuted by the Act of Congress, Public No. US.
2d March, lSt;7. entitled -An Act for the
more efficient government of the rebel States."
'2. In (he execution of'the duty of the Com
manding Genend to maintain the security of
tho inhabitants in their persons and property,
to suppress insurrection, disorder and violence,
and to punish, or cause to be punished all dis
turbers of the public peace and criminals, the
local <-ivil tribunals will be permitted to take
jurisdiction of and try offenders, excepting
only such wises as may by the order of the
Commanding General be referred to a commis
sion or other military tribunal for trial.
Jl. The civil government now existing in
North Car H i i. and South Carolina is provis
ional only, and in all re; poets subject to the
nnrauioit!.'*- authority of the United States, at
tiny liiiio t?? aboliMi modify, control or super
sede the same. Ja" al laws .... ! ?'?unicipal regu
lations not ine hsistcut wit it .he constitution
and laws of th" Lulled States, or the j??oeln- |
matious of the I'resident, or with such rcgula-1
tions as are in- may he prescribed iii the orders I
i' i
of'the Commanding General are hereby de
clared to be in force; and i:i e >n fortuity there- j
^vkh civil officers are hereby authorized to con- j
tin-.ic the cNcrei". of i heir proper function.', >
and will be res- octvd and obeyed by the in
habitants. j
i Whenever any civil officer, magistrate, or
court neglects or refuses to perform an official
act properly required of such tribunal or offi
cer, whereby due and rightful security to per
son or property shall be denied, the ease will I
be reported by the Post Commander totlicse
headquarlci'H.
;"?. Post Commanders will cause to be arrest
ed persons charged with the commission of
(?rime.- and offences when the civil ulhorities
fail to arrest and bring such offenders to trial,
aiid will-hold tin* accused in custody for trial ;
by military Commission Provost Court or other
tribunal organized pursuant to orders from
these headquarters. Arrests by military au
thority will be reported promptly. The charges
preferred will be accompanied b) the evidence
on which they are founded.
('?. The Commanding General desiring to
preserve trauquility and order by means and !
agencies iuost congenial to the people, solicits
the zealous aud cordial co-operation of civil
officers in the djsehargo of their duties, and the
aid of all good citizens in preventing conduct j
tending t.? disturb the peace; and to the end
that occasion may seid uu arise lor the exercise !
of military authority in matters of ordinary
civil administration, the commanding General
respectfully arid earnestly commends to the
people and authorities of North and South
Carolina unreserved obedience t" the authority
now established, and the diligent, considerate
and impartial execution oi the laws enacted for
t heir government.
7. All orders heretofore published to the
Department of the South are hereby continued
hi Ibroo.
v;. The following named officers are announ
ced as the stall'of the Major-Genera I command
ing :
('apt. J. W. Clous. :;^(h United Slates In
fantry. Acting Assistahl Adjutant General and j
A id-de-t 'amp.
Captain Alexander .Moore, HSth Cnited
States Infantry, Aid-de-Chmp.
IJrovet Major J. I!. Myriok, First Lieutenant \
'.U\ Artillery, A'de-de-Camp and Acting Judge J
Advocate.
Major James I*. Koy. tith United States
Infantry, Acting Assistant and Inspector Gen
eral.
Drove! Major-Goueral U.O.Tyler. Deputy
Quarterinastei'-Gencral 1. S. A., Chief Quar
termaster.
llrevct Hrigadier-Genoral W. W. Burns,
Major and C. S., U.S. A.. Chief Commissary
of Suhsislence.
Ilrevet Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Page
Surgeon U. S. A Medical Director.
D. I*?. SICK LKS,
Major-Oencral Commanding.
Offieisl: J. W. Ciorif, Vide-devOsmp.
Ileitis.
Hopes of the early roloase of Mr. Davis arc
gaining strength.
In Tennessee, Brownlow has commissioned a
ucgro Captain in the State Guard.
The official reports of the St. Patrick's day
riot iu New York, is that 33 policemen were
injured, 9 seriously and 9 dangerously. They
re all recovering.
General Thomas, at his own request, retains
command of tho Department of the Cumber
land, and General .John Pope will command
the Third District, under the Military Bill.
Thirty-eight yearsago :m Indian woman rode
on horseback from Los Angelus to S uta
Barbara, using a piece of grape-vino as a switch.
On reaching her destination she stuck her
switch into the ground. It took root, and sixty
barrels of wine were made last season from its
fruits.
A country editor in Texas thus speaks of his
vexations: "Never have we been so bothered
as at present. We have lust nearly our whole
year's supply of meat?our eye-sight is affected
?dunned daily for .small debts?nobody to go
to the mill for a bushel of meal?with a thou
sand other things to annoy us. We are willing
to sacrifice all this and more to give the pub
lic a good paper, and hope to meet a just re
ward."
Tt is authoritatively announced that General
Lec is strongly in favor of the people voting
for a convention, and that every man not ac
tually disfranchised should not only take the
necessary steps to prepare himself to vote, bnt
to prepare all friends, white and colored, to
vote right. He thinks the co-operation of
all tho people, officials and citizens, should
be prompt, and that the chief object should be
to get as quickly and quietly as possible back
into the Union, with such rights as arc left us.
He thinks the oath proposed is such an every
good citizen not disfranchised ought now to
lake as a simple matter of truth and duty as a
citizen id'the country.
Texas-ward the star of empire takes its way.
A gentleman recently returned to the Lone
Star State from the Hast says all along the
' route, from Alexandria. Virginia, to Gnlvcston.
the cry was "Texas. Ho!" among the passen
gers. Sonic wert' bound for Kastern Texas.
I for the purpose of cultivating sugar and cotton;
s one for Northern Texas for tho purpose of
cultivating the cereal grains; ami some for
Southwestern Texas, for the purpose of cn
I gaging in pastoral pursuiir, such ;:s. rai.-in
hvrses. cattle and sheep.
How to* Kii.b A Toy,-.:.--Th ? C utset j
?eoryt'tni say?: Bun every nuc elf with un
reasonable charges for into, nnd I'll .-.Hu ay, j
New York. reo:-. Stick your l and.- in %,. nri
pockets and d:,-courage cwr.v cnts-rpiine !u J
every way. if you do not sec a dollar i:: i'. for ;
vour greasv stocking. Lb if about the .-trox; ?
content to curse a bad fortune ami
?poimo 0)1 somebody for a drink of moan whi. ?
key."
How to Hi"li.i) a Town.?I'neourageevery
one who i.- worthy and active in spit it to pur
chase und improve property. Go to work,
stimulating enterprises that are legitimate, by
uniting your industry, influence and capital iu
the common '?pot.'' Cultivate a public spirit,
and talk less than you work, mean what you
say. lind demonstrate your sincerity by a strict
observance of punctuality, liberality and in
dustry. Prefer to wear out your p int- about
the feet and let no one see they are patched in
the seat.
SkHKH s IlltiT IN Nk\v VottK.? During tin;
passage of a procession of Irish societies, a
truckman, in endeavoring to remove his team
from the rout, according l>> orders from the
pidiee. was seriously attacked by the members
of one ofthc societies, they deeming his motions
too slow. The police endeavored to protect him.
when the Irish attacked them and drove them
tdT. but being reinforced, the police endeavored
to make soiuc arrest, when they were attacked
by la igt: masses of Irish; who seriously wounded
some fill ecu of the officers. Large reinforcements
of police arriving, the assailants withdrew.
Later iu the day several of the rioters were
taken out of the procession to the stationhouse.
The above occurred nil Grand and Pitt streets.
Suh.-eqiiently another quite serious melee took
place on Kast Broadway, occasioned by the
police arresting a rioter. Two officrs were
badlv injured. An Irish marshal, named Clark,
was arrested for attempting to kill a policeman
with a sword. Captain Ilehne, of tho police,
was badlv injured. All sorts of weapons were
used by the Irish, including bludgeons, clubs,
swords, pistols, muskets, etc,
- . Ill ^| M mi w i -
Jitdp4 jiol a Man by his Coat \
The end id'the first session of the 10th Con
gress is drawing nigh, and the potent Senators
and Representatives now find time to discuss
the important question of a uniform, to be
worn by persons in the diplomatic service of
the United States.
In the House, on Monthly last, the Senate
joint resolution concerning the diplomatic uni
form was taken up. and the following edifying
remarks were made;
Mr. Schenck. of (>bio. thought the bill should
not pass, unless Congress designated some dress
that should be worn. He related an incident
which occurred to one of our Consuls to Brazil,
to show that the ignoring of all court dress
placed gentlemen in a .singular and sometime*
ridiculous position. He thought all should be j
allowed to rihido bv the law? and up.igos of a
country to which they might be sent. Ho
held furthermore that it often occurred that a
failure to comply with the usages of a country
often bad a tendency to impair the usefulness
of the Minister and of other diplomatic offi
cers.
Mr. Judd, of Illinois, who was for a time
Minister from this country to Berlin, said that
tho representatives of all countries wore more or
less embarrassed at a foreign court. The Turk,;
for instance, woro the dress in which he appear
ed before his own sovereign; but the trouble
with the representative of this Government was
that no dress had ever been prescribed, ^he
thought all difficulty would bo obviated if
Congress would lay down sonic rule of dress.
Mr. Covode, of Pennsylvania-, uiovcd .it?I
amend by a proviso, that no diplomatic agent
should wear any drctbs except such ns shall be
prescribed, and fashioned, and cut by the head
tailor of this Government, who now presides
over it. [Laughter.] ?
Mr. Bunks, of Massachusetts, said he would
accept that amendment provided the gentleman
(Mr. Covode) would give the officer flamed
the control of all other departments of the Gov*
crument:
Mr. Noell, of Missouri, moved to amend by
providing that the court dress*of American
representatives abroad shall consist of a cocked
hat, looped up with the American eagle; a
swallow-tail coat, with the stars and iitripcs em
broidered on the tails; butternut knee-breeches
ala Franklin; yellow stockings; square-toed
shoes ; a buckskin vest, white oil one side and
black on the other, indicative of the fact that
there's no distinction on account of color, and
a rosette bearing tho. inscription. '-Economy in
wealth...
The reading of this amendment created a
good deal of laughter, and the .Speaker declared
it out of order.
Mr. Nicholson, of Delaware, thought an ex
ccption should be made in relation to the Bar
bary States and simitar Governments, whero a
man's influence was measured by the amount
of tinsel he woro, and the pomp and circuni,
stance he assumed.
Mr. Brooks, ofJJNew York, said the bill al
lowed none to wear uniforms except such men
as had served in the army or navy of the Uni
ted States, and he thought this making u
wrong distinction.
Mr. Banks contended that the highest badge
of honor that an. American who was entitled to
it cared to we-tr, Was the uniform of an officer,
lor it showed that he had imperilled Id.-; life
for his eountvy.
He wanted the country represented abroad
by Americans, and this could not be done uti
le.-.? the dress of an Ameri?t:i pen* Ionian was
worn. There might be courtiers who would
sneer; but they were courtiers who had always
sneered at all that was American. Thri-OUUtri
had lived down ail these snc< is. and thry wouhf
continue to live them down, nnd the Kmc wojIJ
come wn.ii it v.ovM be the highest b..d;:e of
honor to appear .,f court hi the drcr-M?f. *n
A:::-. an e'ti::e t.? V//.
Frederick Persner,
.1/ KC IIA XI CA L I) E X T I S T.
Will attend to those, who wish lot serviert? ui laeir
residence-, t?v being informed through the r??stoffir?
or otherwise. TEETH Mi GOLD and SILVER
PLATE; also the VULCANITE WORK.
All work ?Inno Warranted to give ?Itfofactfotri
Itesidcncc: at Mr. JOSEPH FEKSNEU'S, Orange
burg District, S. C.
mar ",0 tf
Medical Notice.
Dr. A ItTKM AS J. WOLKE offers bis Professional
Services to tho Citizens of Orangeburg District.
Office near ilie llailrond, on Russell street, wljorc he
can be found at nil hours.
All culls upou him will he met with prompt at.
tent ion.
inartU) lm
Bacon, Bacon, Bacon,
X AAA POUNDS DA CON for sale low at
f ) UI / V f T. A. JEF FOIt DS & CO.
mar HO tf
A
Por Sale Cheap.
MeltlOHT GRIST MILL IN PERFECT RUN.
niug order mid suituble fur Horse Power,
Apply to THUS. RAY.
mar DO lm
Administrator's Notice.
ALL PERSONS INDERTED TO THE ESTATE
of J. II. Wolfe, deceased, arc requested to
conic forward and settle the siune: also, nil persons
having demands are requested t?> render them in
properly attested. J. II. IN A HI NET,1
AdininistrKtor.
inar !5U * 1 tit
The Cheap Store!!!
Look out fur /{(in/oiiif at the. Brick Store.
JUST RECEIVED, a fine Lot of Prints, New
Styles?(iood Prints at 12Ac, fine fast Colors.
L'Oc, Mourning Prints 20c;, 1 oasc niore of that
Super l ong Cloth 2.">c., sonic very fine 20c?, Stout
Brown Shirting ? yds to $1.. fineChellcysand Light
in-Lain* .-it ROc, splendid Grcnadiiicfl and Lcnos for.
Dresses 10c.. Misnes French Calf Hoots very ? fipe^
Ladies Siipcrfino Moroeco Bootcca for Sunjtner wear.
Cheap Hose, Shining, Prints. Sugar, Coffee, Fldgr^
Uacon, Sc., b.c., cheap.
M. McMASTER, Agent'
mar?0?1 < Brick Store.
Estate Sale.
ISv PERMISSION OF P. A. Mc MICH A EL, OR
)> dinary of Ornngohurg District, I will sell i.t
my Itcsitlonce. on Thursday the 1 l(h dny of April
next, a! Ion o'clock A. M., all IhePefisluiblepr?pci?
iv of Elizabeth Rickoiibahor, dcoenao-.l. Consistiiis
of b
Cows, Waggons, the one-half of Carriage. Re',
Bcdstcal, and many other articles in the Household
line, loo tedious to mention.
This March, lSf.7.
DONALD R. BARTON,
Administrator.
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