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Oraugeburg, S. 0., February 14, 1872.
J. R. HEY WARD, Editor.
P. P. BEARD, Associate Editor,
To The Orangebarg Public
However great the surprise which
greets our appearanee before you, dear
readers, in theguiso of an editor, it can
not cxeeed our own. If the circumstance
of the meeting is as mutually pleasing,
we feel fully assured that our acquaint
ance is the first of many happy reunions.
It is not without purpose, however,
that we thus unexpectedly greet you. A
community of men of Southern birth, rajs*
ing and sentiment, entirely without any
public organ in their midst, of kindred
sympathy, to represent their views upon
the issues of the day. we are to the out
side world, without interest iu the politi
cal welfare ofthc State, of which we form
no inconsiderable part, cither iu up'n,
population or .wealth.
Meantime, there is in our midst, and
has been for some time past, an organ,
which has not heretofore represented
either the agricultural or political inter
ests of this community in such way as is
calculated to reflect either credit or justice
upon us as men of the South; for it has,
ia sentiment, been Republican, and bit
terly so.
Many citizens have been obliged to
take it, as the only means of getting loca.1
news; while for the same reason, business
men have been forced to contribute to it
their advertising support; and our prime
purpose is to afford to all the optiou of
abandoning so false a position, by ?Her
ing them the use of a live, entertaining
and thorough Democratic paper.
We propose then, to advocate what we
deem clear, practical views of such ques
tion;* as ari.su from the political issues of
the day. Such views as will bo conson
ant with the honor of men who fought
for State's Rights as the only line of
defence between the Republic and a
?centralized chispotism, which has come at
last in spite 01 us. Our ancestors were
proud to be Republicans, when a republic
meant an equal share for all in the pub
lic government. Those who to-day call
themselves Republicans, support a des
potism which makes each anu every one
oi us feel that lie belongs to a set ot pub
lic officers, to be taxed, arrested an?4 im
prisoned uti libitum. When the Repub
lic wus Republican, we were Republican,
when it ceased to be so, we ceased to ad
here. We are not, and connot be; the
time is past for honest Southern meu to
be Republican iu sentiment.
Por the farmer, especially, wc propose
to have the current and local news, (as
tor the business men,) and besides well
selected reading matter, moral and en
tertaining for himself and wife, und im
proving to the little ones, well tested re
ceipts for use in the house, yard and
held, and light chut.
Por the young folks, we will try to
keep up a Hre of joke, the surest way
to a happy marriage, and the last hints
of fashion. Ry these means, we hope to
aiford to the business men and merchants
pi the town and elsewhere the further
ndueemcnt of a first rate advertizing
medium. v
Allow me, then, tobc?pcak of you, one
and all, your kind patronage, which wc
will endeavor to deserve, and so use, that
it may redound to our credit, your satis
laction, and the benefit of this community
at large, whose interest henceforth t<?
serve shall be our task and p)ensure.
Jam its S. Hjsvwakd,
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Our Rc] ublicnn neighbor, the News,
;isks for a Democratic reply a.s to why,
in all parts ofthc country, save the South,
coalitions are formed between the honest
men of both parties for the displacement
of dishonest officials. It scorns tons a
strange qiiofy to bo propounded to the
Oemot vuts of the South, who may reason
nbly be set down us in no way aiding or
abetting the corruption of axy officials
of out country, as the said officials are
universally Republicans and most prob
ably enjoyed the opposition of the Demo
cratic vote oil the day of their election;
which opposition they most undoubtedly
will continue to control, whether the
hov.cst Republicans coalesce or not. The
epiestiou to our mjnds is how any honest
man, Republican or not, can withold his
opposition (o the swindling misrule to
which our State is subjected under the
name of Republicans, und forwhich we arc
indebted to the uncoalcscing vote of a
Republican phalanx.
"We can see no true Republicanism
throughout the entire country, and in the
South it means Radicalism, whose motto
is the unrelenting Was victis, which means
uncompromising death to Democracy;
and Domocracyin South Carolina, means,
with very few exceptions, all the native
intelligence and property (bxcept Stato
bonds?new issue) in the State.
Si^ns of the Times.
Wo see by the Columbia Phoenix, of
the 7th. that our political Judge, newly
elect of the Sixth Circuit, has.been brow
ing out his professional prospectus in
characteristic style.
He recognizes on the part of his au
dience, (such as it is,) the cherishing to
wards himself a sentiment not unlike
that which Daniel in the lions den en
tertained toward the lions, and he boldly,
if not politely, declares his individual
sentiment to be similar.
He is aware that the education and in
telligence of tho circuit arc naturally
averse to him, but bog? for tho confidence
of his immediate audience. Poor audi
ence! to be thus prejudged by this man,
who also says that gratitude to the black
race, who elected him to his position,
secures his best care of their trust.
Ho swears by the treacherous Long
street, and promises to pray to God.
Of course he manipulates the last Rad
ical bait for his down-trodden constitu
ents, Ku-kluxism; and says with con
siderable spynxism that "the path of
duty is the only path of peace and safety:"
The Lunatic Asylum.
We clip the following extract of a let
ter from Dr. Eusor, to the editor of the
Columbia Union. It is in regard to the
proper care of our unfortunate inmates
of the State Lunatic Asylum. We agree
with Dr. Ensor in his indignation at the
"penurious plan" und "littleness of soul"
of our "law-makers," while we are dis
gusted at such inhuman vulgarity of
legislation and want of confidence in their
own fiduciary appointments as must
necessitate a public discussion of matters,
which are so sacred that they ought tube
attended to with its few words as is pos
"I make these extracts to show the
penurious plan upon which our insane an?
provided for, and how insignificant the
sum now asked from the State, for the
support of our Asylum for the current
year, when compared with the cost of
other similar institutions, as well as to
show the littleness )f soul of those im
maculato law-makers, ami patterns of
official economy, who are opposed to giv
ing to the insane that aid which humani
ty demands, and which the honor id' the
State cannot afford to withhold.
Very respectfully,
,1. F Ensou, M D."
We publish them as a truthful and
honest efjbrt in behalf of a public interest,
the most near and dear, while we sincere
ly hope that the Doctor may succeed, and
have our helpless properly eared for.
tied knows we are taxed heavily
enough for all purposes, though Mr.
Niles G. Parker says "our" legislative
labors are not provided for vol.
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Taxed to Dkath.?-The proposition
embraced in a bill now before the Legis
lature lo levy a tax of nineteen mills on
the dollar, for the ensuing year, is simply
infamous. The Legislature itself, in its
regular appropriation bill, estimates the
amount required to (any op. the govern
rnpiit of the State, including Legislative,
expenses, at the sufficiently high figure
of $990,000. At tho proposed rate of
taxation, there would be ground out of
the llesh and blood, lands and personal
property of this State, the ou.ormou.s
amount of three million and forty thous
and dollars?more than three times the
whole sum required for governmental
purposes by the well considered estimate
of tho very Legislature which has the
boldness to entertain this proposition for
elm legalization of highway robbery.
[Oranyc&uiy jVeuv?.
Jon Work?neatly executed: at ? this
Mrs. Rebecca Sech reset* n widow lady, in the
service of Rev. Mr. .foluVton, of YorkviUe, \\iin
severely horned on the <ffh inst.
We ordered the head for the Times, several
days ago, but have r\pi yet received it% Our
loaders will be greeted next week with our
new bend. ,
WnoKll.LK? tu K Ca id** ??The attention of
our Council is directed to the "dead" calf lying
in the ditch on Railroad Avenue Please have
it removed, gentlemen.
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The business management^ mechanical de
partment, and job establishment of this paper
will be conducted by Mr. F. P. Beard, wIuj will
give stricf attention to the appearance of the
paper, and to all work entrusted to bis care.
-?r> m ? ? *m
Among the bright ?tarn ii\ the diadem of
hotels, is ".1/eroney's Hotel," in this place; and
we can a<sare the public that no pains arc
spared on the part of the proprietor to make Iiis
house all that can bo desired, See bis card on
fourth page.
Tub Young America Fire Engine Company
celebratesitscigbteenlh anniversary on Wednes
day, 21st inst., by a banquet at their hall. A
pleasant time may be anticipated. Mr- Henry
Kobn, the efficient secretary of the company,
will please accept onr^tbanks for a "compli
"The Orangeburg Survivors Association,"
will celebrate their first anniversary at the
()ran?;e!mrg Presbyterian Church on 22d inst.,
at 12 M. An address will be delivered by a
member of the association and (Ubers. The
public generally and jjiie ladies especialy are
iuvi(ed~to'Vlllv'e!4 iTfTffnitnt? K.WMkw-wwl ?
Soldiers of the Confederate Army are expected
to attend. '
The Orangehtirg County Agricultural Society
held its, quarterly meeting at Young America
Fire Knpine Company Hall, on last Saturday
evening. The meeting was called to order by
the President, Dr. W. F. Rnrton.
Tho following resolutions, offered by Mi. Dib
ble, were adopted:
RcAolaul, That the amtier of the annual fairs
he referretl to Executive Committee for its ac
tion, as follows : In eise the charter passes tl c
Legislature, at its present session, then to \ ro
cced under said charter. Iu case it does not
pass, then that Executive Committee at once
proceed to obtain subscriptions up>;:> the idan of
having trustees, as reported, and that the num
ber of said permanent trustees be fixed at seven,
besides the executive officers, members of the
board?dbc officers of this society, - lud that in
this case an election be held on Sales day in
March next, between the hours of 10 and 2 for
the members of the board of trustees, at the
store of Mr. Kirk llnbin.-on, under the manage
ment of three members of this society, and that
the Executive Committee do have the terms of
trustees carefully drawn out, and that vacancies
be tilled for tho membership of this society.
i Under the above resolutions, the following com
mit-.,e was appointed : .1, 11. Fowlcs, K. Rob
inson, Dr. J. C. Holmnn.
'fnc subject for discussion, namely : "The best
method of making home-manure," was then
opined by Dr.Murray, followed by Mr. A. M.
Sally. The discussion was entered into with
much interest by various members of the so
ciety. The president announced the following
as the subject for discussion at the next meeting:
"TheHog! What is the last breed for this
elimate, and what the. best modo of breeding
Dr..I. W.Summ? rs and Jklr. E. A- Nix were
appointed to open the discussion.
List of Leiters Remaining in Orangeburg
Fo.-t Office to Februar) 13th, 1872.
A A.ily, June C?Clarke, John H. F?
Ford, 11F, Fair, Mrs Cordelia W. K?Kelly,
Mrs Sarah, Kcncdy, J R. M?Morison, das,
McKenzie, Mrs Jenny, Mood, MissKlccy. R-r
Reed, Maria. T?Thomas, Hobert, Tyler, Mrs
Cillbrino C. W~ Walsh, Miss Laura A.
Persons calling for tboabovq letters will please
ray tbey itro advertised, V, DkMARS.
XV. F. Mullor, % A. Meroney, J. A.
Huniilton, .1. P. Hurley, Champy Bros.,
Bull, Scovill & Pike. Wt M- Sain & Co.,
G. II. Oornelson, I). A. "Way, S% T.
Knotta, J. H. Livingston, Mrs. A< E,
Harvillc, E. Ezekill, M. Brandenburg,
Mrs. John V. Glover, C. Thorn, J. F.
Addon, Jeffords & Co., W. Wileock, H.
Kiggs, W. W. Culler, A. C. Dukes, J.
V. Glover, C. F. Gehreis, Geo. S. Shircr,
John EasterUng, Mrs. Ahbergottie,
John Barret, J, C. Lucas, Heyward &
Beard, N. E. W. Seatrunk, Felder, Vose
& Izler, E. J, OUveros, F. II. )V.
Briggman, A. W. Thnrin, George BoU
ver, A. Haigler, Paul Mentral.
AninyAi^ at Maroxky's Hotel.
XV. T, "Notts and Lady, J. Meroney,
Jas. Brown and Lady, Orangebnrg; W.
L. Hnrdin, Baltimore; J. Frank Wuhr
man, Jr., E. P: Stewart, Charleston; R.
Findlay, D. E. Goswcll, Baltimore; G.
W. DcHaven, IL II. Carrol, wife and two
children, A. Miaeco and wife, W. Miacco
and wife, Jnoob Haight, J. L- Mather
son, Geo. H. Rice, A. A. Buck, J. R.
Hankins, J. A. Tuttle, New Orleans; P.
O, Toole, August u; Mrs. Bryant and Son,
W. P. Cain; St. Mathews; Frank P.
Board, Fee Gee Islands; W. R, Watt, J.
M. Keller, Fort Motte.
There is. bad hlood between the friend* of
V ice-President Col fax and Senator Wilson, on
necouut of.the latter'* aspirations for the Viec
Presideney. Colfax'n promise* of retirement to
private life were all Pickwickian.
Noagle, Coinntroller-Gcneral of.South Caro
lina, inform* the Legislature that ho does not
know how nme-h mouey will ho needed to |>ay
the interest on the public debt, bccaiiKc he does
not know how imtny of the Stale bonds urc out.
The North Carolina Legislature has passed a
hill authorizing the tiovernor to oiler a reward
of $10,000 for the capture of Henry BerrA
Ix>wry, the ncgio outlaw of Kohoson County,
and ?0,000 for each of his hand,
Thomas B. Jeter, late President of the Spar-,
tanburg and Union Kail Road, has been ?p-j
po'nted by tho new management shperintend
ent of said road, an.2 ha-i already entered u|k?u
In his opening speech Mr. Burr, President
of jhe convention, advocated a union of all
parties in opposition to Grant, and referred to
the possibility of Mr. Trumbull being thunnti
Grant candidate for the Presidency in eloquent
term*. Those scutmenU were greeted by the
convention with tho heartiest applause.? Char
leston iVe't.*.
lynKCKNT Skauchjno.?The Laurensville
"Herald" gives an account of a pearch made in
that town during the night, by a United States
.Marslnd and a wpta(| of soldiers, at the house
of 1?. S. tiariinv t m, which, for indecency
and brutality, is worse, if possible, than any
thing we have heard of since the war of
persecution fust opened. They not only ran
Hneked the house from collar to roof to find Mr.
(i., but they" actually searched the bed in which
Mr.-, (i. was lying very ill, with an infant only
a few days old at her side. Mrs. G. and the
widowed mother of Mr. G. .were the only per
>ons in the house at the lime. The bird had
(luwn.? Vnionvillt Time.*.
I Continual from First l'aijc.)
the wounded man. The gambler sat
moodily over his bank, running the
small monte cards through his fingers,
and perhaps think ing of the deed just
perpetrated, when they wounded man
cave a moan of agony as the doctor's
probe reached tho bottom of the wound.
The doctor inquired what Shite he was
from, ai d the wounded man replied:
"From Vermont."
The gambler raised his head, for it had
j been a long time since be had scon a per
[ son from the home of his childhood, and
Vermont being the name of his native
State, the mire mention of the name in
terested him.
The doctor next inquired the name of
the place where bis parents resided, if
he had any. The wounded man replied :
The gambler sprang to his feet, his
lips trembled, and his face was pale as
death, for Montpelier was the home of
his youth, and perhaps the wounded man
might have been his playmate in child
hood?perhaps a schoolmate?knew his
parents, his brothers and sisters. He
eiung convulsively to the table, and, with
the contending emotions of rapid thought
und tho weight of injury inflicted, he
could scarcely keep upon his feet.
A stimulant was given to the w'JjDdt:
man, and he was momentarily rflicy
from that weakness the body is io tn
jeet to after a severe wound, v* tj
doctor inquired ""if there was an;
in flic citv he wished to send for.
"Yes,"he replied, "my wife. gjfejs4l
the City Kail, on the corner of C'Uty .oij)]
Kearney streets. Tell Mary to Jjastei?
for I am badly hurt." 1 j }
A man was sent to bring his wifl
"Doctor," said the gambler, "save that
man's life, and there is my baulf, utn
$10,000 in Burgoyue, and von shall hav
it all!"
Tho doctor felt the pulse of tluNjj
nnd probed tho wound anew. The
bier watched him with the greatest m
ty until the inspection wa^ finished, <i|
the doctor shook his head in toktu^j
'" fhe gambler sat by the side of t^
wounded nuin?rbathed his head, ai
staunched tho How of blood from,
wound? until tho arrival of Iris wife. MR
came, accompanied by a feiv friend .San
us heroic women bear their mislbfflun
she bare- hers. Kot a word ofreprone
passed hcr-^words of cheerfulness onl
passed her lips, as tears courted etie
other down her checks. To her inquir
as to the chance of? her husband's r
covery, the doctor assured her there w
no hope whatever?that the wound w^
mortal, and that in a few hours the,
wounded man niust die. She sank dowte
on her knees, and invoked the mercy
njforgiving God upon her dying husband;;
and his murderer.
The gambler knelt at the side of th
wounded man, and asked hi* forgivcm
for the great wrong he had commitU
and also that of his afflicted wife, winds
was readily granted.
"This/' said he, "is for disobeying tbd
sacred injunction of my aged lather nnd
mother. 1 have faced den tip a thouftiui
times, and still 1 have escaped'; the balls
of an enemy have whistled past my c?i
as thick us hailstones, an.d fhe bursting
bond) has exploded at my feet. Still i
have lived, Ul God; and for this! liigh
above l he red tide of the battle I bav>
carried my country's ensign, and that won
for me a name among men. When notj
one comrade was leit to tell of the battle
I escaped unhurt! Why was I not kilhd
with the rest? All that was proud nnd
pleasing to man 1 have had, and il 1 could,
recall this last act by living on husk-,
.sleeping in a pauper's grave, ami renomn
ing every proud act oi my life, I would <!>?
it. 1 was born in the sainb village with
that man; we were born beneath the mine
r. of. ami, O! God?the spine luotlter
us birth! He. must not tlie?he is
in a swoon rtp n thotloor. .
The wounded man raised wnisei
his elbows; h'uj glazed eyes wandered i
the room, us il searching for some pur
lar one.
"Mary," said he," "is my brother
liam here?"
The wordsjeboked in his throat
gurgling blodlstopped his utterance,)
he sank a cortse upon his pillow.
The wife kielt again, but it was bosh
the dead bodj, and invoked thcblessif
of God on Inj soul, uudJ forgiveness i]
the 'murder. |
The gamble* awoke from his swoq
staggered'up lb the wife, and said
"Mary, wot?d it were otherwise, foil
httve nothingjto live for now; the dct|
and dying do liot want anything in tl^
world; take tliis certificate of deposit
our aged futlter, und tell our pa rents.A?
are both dead;!but O I .do not tell thel
how we died !"1
But before tie woman could reply,]
ny one interfere, the report of a \/\4
ounded again,! and the fratricide ill
cc?setl to live ! !;On the hill mar. Riiic*
Point were twograves, a few years tq
enclosed with i picket fence, and o!
tomdstone at tkeir head, with the simp
KsT.viiLisnlo SEiTMtnTtUi 1, 1870.
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Office, oppos^J the Columbia Hotel,
Up stairs.)
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