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The. rico crop around Georgetown looks well. ? j Strawberries still soil at five cents ii basket in Charleston. A new post office bus boon estab lishcd at Batcsburg, Edfgficld coun ty Watermelons sohl in Charleston on Monday from 40 ' cents to $1.25 a piece. Mr. SolicitorFh-piing received $307 for aix doys, labor at the last session of the sessions court of Lnurcnsvillc. Mr. Joseph Crnfton, an old and highly eatcemcd citizen of Edgefield couaty, died tlier? on the 80th ulti mo. A respectable wife of Williamsburg county presented her husband, ft short time since, with four babies at a birth. A tenement house on the fiirm of' Mr. Robert Kenniugton, three miles from Lancaster, was bes'royed by fire on We ncsdny evening last. The Carolina light infantry, a crack colored organization of Char leston, arc preparing to celebrate *Moultric day.' A negro child was killed on last Wednesday morning at Kock Hill by a dose of morphine administered to it for calomel by the mother. The storehouse of Col. W. I*. Fin ley, of Aikcn, was entered by but glars on Friday night of l ist week and robbed of a large quantity of pro visions. A gentleman in Marion couutyhad a colored man in his employment who chopped out twelve acres of cotton for him in three days, being an average of four acres nor day. The post oflicc heretofore knows as Kinnrdville, near Midway, in Barn well county, 1ms been discontinued, and an office established at Folk's store, in Colleton county, with Mr. J. J. Folk postmaster. Mr. T. J. Vilion, formerly of Pic kens county was instantly killed on the 26th ult., at the falls on Little river, in Oconcc county, by the falling of an arch of a new bridge which he was assisting in raising. Orr, of Due West, was observed hoeing corn one day last week, much to the surprise of ??^^j-'jb-i^wii011'11'11' cy and value of an lufpolishcd dia mond and there is hope for Orr. The grand jury of Clnremkn coun ty hare presented the county commis sioners for paying medical bills for persons who arc not paupers, and do not come under the- classification of 'indigent,' and also for paying money for work not done, HALF FjAl'K.?Round trip ticket? will be sold by the Greenville and Columbia railroad to all parties wish ing to attend the collrgo commence ments at Williaimton anil Walhalla. The tickets to Williamston will be good from the 15th, to the 20th; and to Walhalla from the 18th until the 2fith inslapts,. Mr. Gtorgs Hirers Walker, attor ney at law, of Charleston, was arres ted on Thursday last on the charge of perjury. The wan ant was issued by Trial Justice Arisen, and based upon the affidavit of a colored man, named Elina J. Webb, n hostlor, formerly in Mr. Walker's employ. ? he case was trunsfcircd tu the court of general sessions. The Georgetown Comet; of the 4th inst., says: 'Every bush and tree on Sampit has been rendered leafless lry by the ravages of the caterpillar; There arc myriads in the woods. They get in the'boxes on the turpen tine farms, and in every three bushels of crude stuff there is one bushel of caterpil'ars. The first class virgin hjis to be sold for No- 2 rosin, and the spirits arc rendered offensive to the olfactories. The cat terpi liars are small and of x greyish color.' Tin; Cuoi'8.?Favorable reports from nearly every section of the coun ty reach us of promising crop pros pects. The late rains have done much good and will make the corn and cotton grow, although they will not ho especially hencficinl to grain. In the neighborhood of Kincty-Six the oat. crop is represented to be un usually fine, llic acreage much lin ger than of late yearn and the quality heavy and good. It is estimated that (he oat. lands in that section will yield more plentifully than for years. Our people are learning wisdom after having passed through the crucible of credit and 'ivc may be happy yet.' A bbcti((c Medium, Pardoned.?Governor Chamber lain haB pardoned George Moore con victed beforo Judge Cooke at our last term of tlie Abbeville, court of genc ral sessions of burglary and larceny, and sentenced to ten years'^ confine* meat in the state penitentiary. -The only evidence against iius prisoner was the confessions of three other parties to the crime. The petition was sign ed by the leading citizens of Abbe ville, and strongly recommended by solicitor and judge, on the ground the of insufficiency of evidence.' ISSCKI) tVKltV SATCKOAV MORXIKtl BY TUB . orakokiiuiiu kewb company. THAirONl)UKWsTEditorT~ UEU. KOhlVKK, business Mannje'tMi i SATijRlX?viJ"-?o 12. 1875. The Now Court House. The contractor, Mr. J. IT. Livings ton, has gone to work. He is deter mined to make all the material nccccs snry for its construction at home. He has purchased we learn ground for a brick yard, be has employed an ex pert in brick making, and he starts immediately. This expert says he can make as good brick here, as can be produced in any section of this country. Mr. Livingston's saw mills on the Ldisto will produce all the timber and lumber necessary, while tho mechanical work will give em ployment to laborers born and raised here. Plenty of whom can be found fully competent to do the work, Mr. Livingston is our present Coun ty Treasurer, and wo don't overstep -the mark when we assert that he is one amongst the best in the Slate. A young man of herculean energies and unsurpassed business abilities, be will give this County a Court IIoiiso sec ond to none in the State, taking the cost of its eonstiuclion into considera tion. We have been a long time with out a Court House whilst hundreds oi dollars hare been paid out for rent, Ac. This inconvenience has necessari ly lowered the dignity of our Courts. Bench and Bar alike have felt the want of a good and comfortable Court Room, and with none is the hope more pregnant of the early com pletion of the Orangcburg Court House. We predict, (if the work ci n be done by any man) in twelve months, its completion. Of course, ,tn $tt this, ,10^7?Wtur TAHWllll^li M ?bvnncC^ considerable amount of the cost from his own private funds, in anticipation of the tax levied nnd to bo levied for the purpose. This tho present con tractor is able and willing to do, nnd the work will be pushed forward as ra pidly as possible. It behooves our good citizens to aid Mr. Livingston in every way they can in its construction nnd early completion, as it will not only be a want tilled long desired, but an ornament to our town and add one hundred par cent to the value of the property iu its neighborhood. A word in regard to its front we don't think will be amiss right here. We learn some of our citizens want it to front west. We think, with all due deference be it said, that this shows a want of taste. The old Court House fronted that way, but why? At that lime, the Town proper was west of the Court House Square, and the building was constructed on its *cas tcvn suburbs. Now, what was then the outskirts of the town has become the town proper, and is rapidly grow ing, and going West. Then, again a south front, is always desirable in the construction of any building. To front the Court House south, it will front direct on Russell Street proper, and face the fine brick edifice of the Orangeburg Baptist church. We hope those who have the suc cessful say-so in the matter, will agree with us, ami front the new building south. Pie-Nirs ami Snakes. This is just, the kind of weather for pic-nic parties, and our young friends are taking advantage of it. Several parties left town yesterday, some more leave to-day for the suburbs, where mirth and hilarity will be in order. We caution our young friends, bow ever, to look out for /-nukes. They abound. They are but, too, in fine weather. We saw a young lady Standing in two feet of a huge mbcr> sin the other day and be coiled t?p ready to make a fatal strike if inter fered with. A pistol bullet from one of the coiopany demoralized his ideas, and he was hung up on a pole as a prayer lor rain. Curtying out the old superstition that if you kill a snake and hang it char of the ground it will rain in that neighborhood in twelve hours. Kill all lh" snakes you I can pic nic-crs ami hang them up. We need rain vor)- much now. We have heard it said that every creeping thing is good for .something. Wo were at a losft.to know what good there wan in a vile reptile, until the above knowledge was imparted to us by a believing friend in whom wc have much faith. We shall hang up every snake we 'catch hereafter, especially in dry weather* What a deluge there would have been in old Ireland if St. Patrick instead of banishing tiie fnnkes from there, had hung incmai!. Wc did not intend, however, to write so much about snakes, but as long as we are on the subject wc might as well mention the fact that Judge Kuowlto'ni killed one in his yard tho (ither day at least live feet long, andt Mrs. Tucker' killed, a large groundj rattle close to h?r front door steps wheroi her little ? children had been playing for an hour or * wo. We aro the deadly enemies of oJ* ..kinds of snake.", whether they crawMffl their bullies in strict accordance' with the command of our Creator, or rise to a perpendicular position and try to pre form their original role. This latter kind, wc think, aro called "snakes in the grass." TIio Iluming of Mr. Shiroc's House. We deeply sympathize with our townsman, Mr. O. S. Shirer, in the loss of his fine dwelling by fire. With a great deal of labor nnd tas'te, and a largo outlay of funds, Mr. Shirer had succeeded in erecting near completion a structure unsurpassed for comfort and convenience, nnd anticipated in a couple of weeks of iuovingliis fami ly into it. We arc glad to ktjiow that by a providential act of insurance he will not meet whh an entire loss of his outlay. But there is nothing that can pay him for the inconveuicuce and discomfort which the loa3 of hii dwelling necessitates. The fire was, without a doubt, the net of on incen diary. Mr. S. informs us thnt he is , at a perfcct loss as to who io tiro perpe trator of this heinous deed, as lie don't think he has an cucmy in tire world. There are many vagabonds Strolling about here who ought to be tiken up and their business ascertain^ 1, and a rigid investigation had as to lrpw they get their support. ThescfMoafers sleijp 'fu\ixm >A'wl 11ofi11isJ^^MflWdinfcs^. ?^rTte careless ul^ oi*ihc pipe/or the thrown away stump of a segar would cause immense loss to our citizens. It behooves them, then to be on the watch, and if they sec such characters loafing about their premises, find out what their business may bo promptly. School Claims. The State is due this county over eight thousand dollars school money. If this fund w as in the..hands .\tff- our Treasurer he could, pay cv^rjv dol lar of the past indcbtcddo^s,j vand have some left. This money wns misapplied by a former State Treas urer and the holders of old school claims here suffer in consequence. We suppose, in time, 'bis monoy will be j paid us by the State. Tho most of these old claims aro held j now by a few, who havo bought them up for about fifty cents on the dollar, and however hard it may have been on the original holder the pre sent' holder can wa.it nnd not be j tho loser. We give.this a3 a crum of comfort. Of course a tax will bo le vied to meet these deficiencies, but in our opinion it will be some timo be fore such a levy will be mnde. It is no fault of the present State Treasur er, that we know of, that the money has not bee i paid us. He found the deficiency staring him in the face when he took charge of his office, at that timo over twelve thousand dollars. He paid four thousand dollars of it, and a tax lor the balance has never as yet been levied. The Black vilio Sun. i A copy of tl c first issue of the above named Journal reached our Sanctum yesterday. This dors not do credit altogether to the artisan ability of our friend I lall, but under the circumstances, is as much ns could be expected. In the hurry of getting a mess of pir. into digestablo shape and tho ambitious desire to he out as enrly as possible, tho *S'iot did not wait for all tho clouds to disnppenr. We hope next week to see her shine out bright nnd clear. Tho editorial and local columns show the versatile pen of our old asso ciate. May he prove more succcshful than Phaeton, (Myth.)and find no Ju piter in the guise of a Blackvillain.' Itittiiurs oT War. Rumors of war In Europe have been coming across the Atlantic with more than usual frequency during the past two weeks.; First came the troubles ^between Germany and Bel gium; and scarcely bad the alarm j thus occasioned, subsided, when the J visit of the Czar to Berlin seemed to afford fresh cause for apprehension. Matters which under other circum stances could scarcely have attracted public interest at all, are now twisted by the fertile brains of newspaper correspondents and the nervous cicite ir'ont of public opinion, into the most Certain prognostics of wars and desola* tirons. There can be little doubt, in <.eed, that sooner or later, war will /tako place betweon the two great military powers of Europe;'that thero will bo dosperato contest, as to whether France or Germany is to bo the-despot of the continents "? At the same time it should be remembered, that the other great nations are de termined, for the present, at least, to prevent the outbretk, and stave off so great a calamity. While this spirit is in the nscendant it is the itti lost folly, as well as inconsistent with moral rectitude, to dish up sensations out of (every word, or action ofBismarck, I and to interpret the vague threats of talkntive Frenchmen, as the fiery breath of revenge that only bloo. .an quench. The Business ok the Would.?It is poor consolation in adversity to know that we are not alcne in our misery, such as it is, however, our iron manufacturers may take it to themselves. The depression of the iron trade is general throughout the world. The production of pig-iron in Scotland was less in 1874 than in any of the last twenty years. At one time there were only thirty-two furnaces blowing, out of 132 erected, and the production, 400,000 tons less than iu 1870. Russia, notwithstanding its nctivit}' in railroad building; imported only 5,221,000 pounds of rails, against 7,119,000 in 1873. In Prussia the large steel works of Krupp has dis charged some thousand workmen, and tho Borsig manufactory of engines at Berlin?the most extensive in Ger many?has had to protect itself by taking a similar step. East mouth ^^flarcest. A'js'r'0'! inan;?f^.???^ ?fq W^IWHfc Sigl, dispensed with 2,000 bands, for the reason that it had neither orders nor sufficient working capital. The Government, however, iu true Austrian fashion, remedied both misfortunes hy advancing capi tal to the works, and by earning some of the railroads to give extensive orders for rolling stock. Food for Lean Women.?If any one wishes to grow fleshy, a pint of milk taken belbro retiring at night will cover the scrawniest bones* Al though nowadays we see a great many fleshy females, yet there arc many lean and lank ones who sigh for the fashion able measures of plumpness,' ami who would be vastly1 improved in health and appearance could their figure be rounded with good solid flesh. Noth ing is more coveted by thin women than a full figure, and nothing else will so rouse the ire and provoke the scandal of one of the "clipper-builds" ns the consciousness of plumpness in a rival. In cases of fever and summer complaint milk is now given with ex cellent results. This idea that milk is "feverish" has exploded, and it is now the physician's great reliance in bring ing through typhoid patients, or those in too low a state to be nourished by solid food. It is a great mistake to crimp the milk pitcher. Take more milk and buy less meat. Look to your milkmen, have large-sized, well-filled milk pitchers on the table each mcnlf and you will also have sound flesh and light doctors' bills. On a visit to Gen. M. W. Gary, is bis brolhcr, Dr. Tom. Gary, of Ocala, Florida. Dr. Gary hits lived in Florida fur seventeen years past, dur ing which time he has not seen the brolhcr whom he now visits. He is a physician of great skill and promin ence?and is Mayor of Ornln. Dr. Gary is eminently bright and genial, so much so that even in the course of bis short sojourn among us, troops of friends have sprung up around him.? Ethjofidd AdvertUcr. Eleven wagons, heavily loaded with the County records, have arrived in Blackvillc from Bavnwcl1. The re cords arc now in the Blackvillc Court House, the titles to which have been reinvested in the people. There is great rejoicing. . i 5* T. KOHN k BROTHER f ) l ?. r ?? r r r G??PS ESTABLISHMENT. OUR PLATFOR IHE LARGEST: ASSORTMENT?ami il ways to maintain it in Dry Goods Hat*, Clothing, Shoes, &c. THE MOST FASHIONABLE STYLE'S? Whilst we will always have "plain and medium Style?" for those who prefer them, yet ne will aim to he up with the high' , est fashion with a large portion of our stock. Tli? Lowest Pricee?^one ??n boy goods Cheaper than this Hou.se. None watch the bllsines* closer. None do as large a busi ness in our line. Hfiw can any one then sell as cheap? We con fidently believe our Prices are really Lower than any where else. . i The Bept AttenioTi?Oor 8rd?* ? men' will not littrrv\n enstomer ?? Titrm6Wtn?o'ncoirng*rJiiti ?Uti suit, and thus make (in exchange necessary; neither will wr m-II ah article tl at when examined at home will prove unsatisfactory. xTlirtliei"?Our New Hrick Kstahlish lisbment and Show rooms is a model of convenience and com fort, being pronounced by every body to be the largest of it* lind in the State. We most cordially invite a generous public to pass judgment on our taste and skill by a personal inspection of *lhe premises mid stock Our friends far and near are a.*snred that everything that patient determ ined cllbrt can do will always bo ? done to keep our Douse at the head of the trade. Lots of NEW STYLES in SUMMER WEAR FOR Ladies, Gents and Children. S?ecial Notice.?A new lot of tHC Celebrated DIAMOND Per feet fit SHIRTS arrived T. KOHN & BROTHER. T. KOHN & BROTHER. T. KOHN <fc BROTHER.