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?Jas. P. Izi.au. S. Dnuu.i:.
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Attorneys At I.-mav,
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To Builders.
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Baltimore rates adding freight. Call in and
ucc catalogue. H'ork warranted.
inch 115-1 vr Orangeburg, S. C.
3?rxme Rio Coffee and
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Always ou band.
Market Street.
feb 21-1 yr
R. Hamilton, G. T. Alfort & Co.,
Superintendent. Vroprietortt.
Graduate, Baltimore Col lego Dental
C$ce, Market street, (Jeer Store of J. A. Hamilton
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lam pleaded' (o inform the citizens of Or
angcburg and vicinity tbat I bavo opened u
Barber Shop, over the Store of Captain Brigg
tnann, v.hcro 1 am ready to jervo them in my
profession, which consists of Hair Cutting,
Sbaving, Shampooing. Ilair-drrssing and Blich
other work as belongs to the tonsnnal art. I
ruk trial. JOHN ROBINSON.
may 1-Omo
For the Kmc*.
Suggested by two pictures?"Cluing with and
against tbc stream."
Thou art, indeed, a Fairy Quc-n?
The fairest of God's creation ;
Possessing beauty, mirth and love-^
7)csigned for man's companion,
That as along life's tiresome .stream
He tioats along down stream ,
Thou muyest abide, ah! close beside
And charm away ennui?
To change Time's leaden wings
To Cupid's feathery gauze ;
And drive away the tedious hours
"With nv.igie wand of love.
Put when 'gainst rocks and waves
Our bark is forced to strive?
In face of wind and tide
To work our way to port ;
Thou change thy seat oh ! siren,
Surround thyself witli cloaks,
iteraoVc from these those ample skirts,
And give free play to oars,
If, overflowing with energy,
Thou wouldVt hot idle sit ;
7A?vote thyself to (EK6?\Vrgcht work
t)f bailing out the bark.
Hu;, indeed, thoru is no uecd
Of mixing in the strife,
Thy titles! place h in llie boyf?
A beautiful head-piece.
J!V 8 YI.V A NtJH conn, Jit*
Harry Cow nur, was buok-lcwjicr inn
large commission house* anil Iiis enY] iloy'crs
prized him lieenuso, though only :m em
ployee', upbn n slated salary. he mad.: t!i?ir
interests Iiis own, und .-alien d nothing to
Miterfe're with his duties, lie v.n- -tout,
heaUhy, handsome youth, life char blue
eye an ! purely tinted .-kin showing very
conclusively that Ids Imbils were vir
tuously regular.
It was toward the r'.<s< df the day, sind
Harry was busily engaged in balancing
his accounts. Tin- i hl.y other been pit lit
of the counting-r?oni Wits Peter Phipp ,
the delivery clerk, l'eter was. an old
man?sixty, at least,?ami had hern in
the employ of the house tor many years,
lie wa> broken in honltb> but was able
to keep an account of goods as they were
delivered, fur his support.
Harry had just closed his ledger when
Jasper Groomo entered the oflice. Jns"
per was Harry's senior by two or three
years, and held a limited interest in a
small house near by. Ho was well and
fashionably dressed and might be accept
ed as a fashionable man.
"Harry, my boy,?have you heard the
new.- ?" t ried the new-comer, tupping his
friend upon the. shoulder.
"i have beard nothing wonderful, Jas
per. Is gold up, or down ?"
"A certain kind of gold is high up.
Haven't you heard of the stroke of for
tune which has fallen to Millie Day?"
At thcm?ntion of that name Harry
Cowpcr ca?glil Ins breath, and a quick
Hush was visible upon his clear check.
"J have not hoard," he said.
"Don't you remember an uncle of Mil
lie's who \VUs sick hero in New York a
few years ago, and whom she nursed so
tenderly ?"
"Mr. Snyder?her mother's brother?
you mean?"
"I remember him vory well; for 1 pas
sed a great many evenings very pleasant
ly in his company."
"Well," pursued Jasper, "old foiydcr*
it seems, was one of the lucky ones in
Chicago land. About two months ago
ho died, without chick or child, and his
attorney has been on here to inform Miss
Millie Day that hhoissolu heiress to his
whole fortune. iL is somowherc in the
neighborhood of half a million. There
is over two hundred thousand in bank.
What d'ye think of that old fellow?"
Harry Cowpcr .shrank like one who
hud received u blow. He vwis silent and
though I ful.
"How, my buy!?don't it. please you?"
demanded Jasper, with a show of sur
Harry rallied, and answered, with a
shake of the head.?
"]\'o Jasper,?I am sorry for this." I
"Sorry ? And wherefore? I though'ra
you had a particular regard for the lady."!
Cowpor looked up, and faintly smiled J
It was a smile, but thero was pain in it.
"Jasper," ho said, seriously and carnsti
ly, as one speaks in confidence to a dear
friend. "I lo'vo Millie Day, though I
have never spoken to her as a lover. I
have been -waiting until I could insure
hern home if she accepted my proflcrcq
hand. As you know, I have only my:
salary to depcud upon, aud a portion ofi
that 13 Eet apart for the maintenance andj
education of my sister."
"Arc you (serious?" asked Groomc,;
"Will the coming of this fortune dote?
you from pressing your suit?"
"Yes." 1
"But, man alive! i3 not the prize worthy
more than ever before? If Millie Days
was worth winning when she had hardly";
a dollar of her own, what must she be*;
"She can bo no inore to mc," replies
Harry. "It was Millie Day that I loved!
?Millie Day that I love still,?and nqjjj
amount of worldly Wealth can add to thea
price I would have sot upon her love itij
return. But that is past. Had she rol
mttjhcd poor 1 had hoped ore long tea
lmvc boon able to offer her a home?tu
homo where she could help mc to fincp
joy and comfort."
"And do you mean to say, Harry, thaj
you give her up ?"
".Sup is not mine to give up."
"But will you relinquish your s lit?
!<Xrdare not pivss it. After so long ?
time my past silence might be miseonS
strucd, and my claim be rcgsirdeil nsj
mercenary.'' I
"By Jove, old fellow! she'll make a-'
rich catch for fe'otn$>ody." f
"No lieber than before,'' s>;aid Harry,
with solemn seriousness. "I tell you,
.Jasper, that fur the true man, seeking a
true and loving Wife, Millie Day, with
only her truth and her goodncsa for her
dowt r, would bo a priceless boon. I
should esteem it the richest gifi this side
of heaven. I think it* J had her for my
companion I could challenge the world
to exeoed my happiness."
"Harry, you're a fool!"
"Thank yon."
"If you arc to step out, I shall go in,
and try lo win."
Hatty winced, but betrayed no ill
"Von arc your own master, Jasper."
"I sha'nt be rivaling yon?"
"No. If Millie can love you, then iU
is proved that she has not loved me."
"Iben count me in on the race for the
heiress. By Jovo I I'll make the attack
this very night. I shall meet her at
Darwin's. Arc yoil going?"
"No,?I don't belong to that set. You
forget that I am only a book-keeper,"
"Yes,?I remember. But you'll get
into a house one of these days. You'll
find it pleasant. The title of Merchant!1
gives a fellow a lift in society. But 1
ain't vain. If you'll go with mc, I'll
introduce you at Darwin's."
"No." ? j
"Then I'll go alone; and bo suro I'll
make love, bold ar.d strong, to Miss
Mildred Day."
"One word," said Harry, as his friend
was upon *.ho point of departing. There
was a painmark upon hij faro, and his
lips quivered; but ho spoke calmly,
though with a palpable effort: "You will
seek to win the love of Millie Day. You
may succeed. If such should be tho re
sult, Jasper; I pray you bo truo and
faithful; for she is an angel, and is worthy
of all love and honor!"
"Never fear, old fellow . I'll make her
a good husband if I can win her. Haifa
million ! Zounds ! Isn't that worth work
ing for?"
And with this Jasper Groonid turned
from the office, and Harry Cowperbowed
his head upon tho edge of bis desk.
"Shall I put up Ihc books, Mr. Cow
Harry looked up, and saw the old de
livery clerk.
"Ah?you hero Phipps?"
"Yes. I've been copying permits.?
Shall 1 put the book? in'.o the snfe?"
[ ?I f'Yes?you may, it' you please. 1
go around and call lor my sister on
way home.
I N hd "Harry Cowpcr left the store.?
id that night when he was alone in his
fr?imher his thoughts were sad and pain
I I. lie had loved Millie Day a long,
. ng time; but be bad m>L yet ventured
peak of bis love for reasons already
" :alo known. But now a ehange had
4t|ine over the spirit of his dream. He
Tvkcd himself if he had decided rightly,
jjBjKd his own sense of manly honor told
:/m, Yes. He felt that the maiden had
i lh.*ed away from him, and he dared
Sro approach her. "What had he, a poor
v-lcrk, with an oryhan sister to support
J^rom his scanty earnings, to do with of
WfcTring his band to the heiress of ball'a
y'illion? It would be simple beggary.
A Time passed on, and Harry Cowper
ions punctual at his desk, and at his
fumble home. He went nowhere else.
the first of January his salary was
|! used five hundred dollars a year. He
'Fad once thought that upon a salary of
feo thousand dollars be might, venture?
pp ask Millie to become his wife. But
j^he bright dream had tied. Still he
Mo/} the increase as a blessing, as he
tSbjrjld now do more fur bis sister.
Fp*~A. month had passed from the time of
jihe arrival of the attorney who had come
iljp plivee Millie Day in possession of her
fjpjrtiine, and as might be supposed, suit
0ra for her hand had been plenty and
ppersi.-dent. Harry Cowper was on his
fway homeward when be fell in with Jas
||>er Groome. Friendly salutations Were
Ipassod, and for a time they chatted upon
sVarious light topics. At length Jasper
i "By the way, old fellow, it's all up
wfih the. ?ieii v.
Harry started, and gasped for breath.
"She has refused me, plump, square
and (Int. What do you think of that?"
"Refused you?" repeated Harry, re
gaining his breath. "I las Millie Day re
fused you?"
"Yes. I gdesa she's after higher game.
There's a perfect army of suitors in her
train; but J think she looks with most
favor upon old Corydon."
"Do you mean Warren Corydon the
"Yes. He's worth a million and a
half. Depend upon it she hits an eye
upon the Firth avenue."
Harry's only response to this Was?
"Pshaw 1" And yet?
But he would not reflect upon it. lie
went home, and tried to forget till about
it, and the. more he tried to forget the
more he remembered and reflected.
A few days after this, Mr. Sturgis, the
senior partner of the firm in whose em
ployment Harry served, entered the
counting-room, and accosted his book
"Mr. Cowper, my wife bade me give
von this." And he handed him a dain
tily tinted and embossed envelope-.
Harry took it, and opened it, and
found within an invitation to attend a
party at her house on the following even
"It as-i 11 be a very quiet and sensible
party," said Mr. Sturgis, "and my wile is
anxious that you and your sister should
honor her. I think we may count upon
your presence?"
Mrs. Sturgis had been a true friend to
both Harry and his sister, and she was a
worthy end estimable woman ; and after
a little consideration he said he would
The large drawing-rooms of the Stur
gis mansion were brilliantly lighted, and
the assembly was select?not selected
upon the basis of fashion, but culled with
appreciative care from the realm of in
tellectual vorlh. Mrs. Sturgis had taken
charge of Harry's enter, Und our hero was
proceeding to join a friend whom ho had
discovered in another part of the room,
when In met Millie Day. She changed
color when she saw him, and for the mo
ment it appeared to Harry as though she
would have avoided tho meeting; but
she presently rallied, and greeted him
with a smile. Her greeting was very
brief, however, and with a hurried step
she passed on, and joined the old banker,
!No wonder that nion gazed admiringly
upon Millie Day as she moved past them
8he was beautiful in every sense. The
father might pray that his daughter
could bo like her; tho brother might
pray that God would bless him with such
a sister j tho child of sorrow und want
could but thank Heaven for bringing
?doli a friend ; and the lover vvho might
win her for hi? own could surely declare
that earth boro nothing of woman kiud
more bright and lovely.
Harry saw hor give her hand to Cory
don?ho saw Corydon tenderly draw that
hand upon his arm?and then ho saw
them walk away together, engaged in
earnest conversation.
Harry Cowper felt faint and dizzy;
but he struggled against tho load, and
'.urned away to other scenes; and yet
other scenes could not drive that one
painful scene from his mind. Could it
be possible that Millie Was about t? sol!
herself to Warron Corydon? Ho was
old enough to bo her grandfather. Yet
ho was a well-kept old man?.nr more
manly and vigorous than were many of
those piuks of fashion who claimed to bo
young men. Never before had Harry
realized how deeply he had loved the
beautiful girl, nor how largo a space she
occupied in the bright hopes of the fu
ture. Fully assured that she was lost to
him forever, he turned away to a window
and leaned his head upon his hands.?
He did not wish to remain longer with
the party. He thought it best for him
to plead illness to his hostess and go to
his home. He knew full well ho could
not appear himself under such a cloud.
He wits reflecting thus when he folt a
light touch upon bis arm, and on turn
ing he beheld Millie Day. She was* gaz
ing wistfully up into his face, and there
was*a wondrous sparkle in her azure eye.
"Harry, I would speak with you. Will
you com4 with me?"
Without venturing to answer in words,
he followed her. .She led the way to a
small conservatory, where they stood by
an oleander in full bloom.
A brief jmuse, and an evident struggle,
and then Millie looked up and ppokc.?
1 ler face was radiant, and the sparkle of
her eyes had deepened to a fervid glow.
"Harry, I have a difficult task to per
form ; but I have prayed for strength,
and I think the strength has come tome.
Pardon tue if I am brief. I seek your
counsel, You know I have inherited a
large fortune ?"
"Yes?I k?ow," said Harry', in a
gasping whisper.
"And already," she pursued, "that for
tune begins to oppress mo, Mr. Cory
don holds it. in charge for mc, and he
will do with it just as I say. It stands be
tween mc and a very dear friend-?a
friend whose love 1 prize above all the
wealth of the world, and I have called
you here, Harry, to ask you if I shall*
give my fortune up."
"Millie!?I do not understand."
Thrice, .she. tried to speak, and her
words tailed her. At length she caught
her lover by the' hand, and her speech
burst forth:
"Harry, do you know that old Peter"
Phipps is one of my bc3t and truest
friends ? lie was a clerk in my father's
store. It was my father who saved him
from prison, and who lifted him up from
tho dreadfid'slough of intemperance; and
h was my father who recommended him
to his present position, where he has been
so many years; I was but a little child
then, and Peter used to toss mc in his
hands. But tho dear old fellow has not
forgotten mc. Ho is never afraid to call
upon mo, for he knows that my heart is
warm and sympathizing toward him.?
He canto to mo, Harry? aud told me ot
tho conversation between yourself and
Jasper Groome, when Jasper came and
told you of my fortune. He told mc all
you said Harry?all, all?and then I
knew how truly you loved mc?how no
ble you were?and how blessed must be
tho woman who could secure such a
heart?and I?I? O, Harry 1 tho for
tune has put th need upon mc. Say
I that you do not blame me!"
words fur uttcnihct*.''"
And >o dw fdr't??&\*!ftt \\
two pure t?m loving hearts., after till. It
becninc a secondary thing in their l.vos,',n..
and while they found their chief gnu I
in the cultivation of those i'-vs tluifi
sprang, froin^tlio o(hi ' tnfe '^r^e|^lneTr ' '
friends cvervwlu'i-e?thc^e in prfw!petfty
and ' tli??c ' ift ?'ddverslvy-^lutr*?! - with'
thenf in" the blessing"! lot' dortuno V^vb?eji
Uncle. Snyder,!had left. Andt^Xfij.^ttXj.^j
add, that of all who gained sunshine
from Millie's fortune, not one had more
reason to be grateful thn?i hnci ginVd'obf'''*
iWr#IKitf&^**?'*????' *t\t\,\ mdii**,
-1-rtmatUvUiUih?-if - >.i,?f..?d V
A?Kt?EL to TiM, Ui:i:i.kyV .LkK
teu.?The.following.^i^>a^b receiv
er] by the South Carolina delegaiiou iT '
the Philadelphia Convention': A* ' A ,,,,H
CnAiW-.i.STOWivJ?n6 r>,f 3?7*.?i ^
J. L. Orr, F. Ji Moses, A.l Ju 'Ilniwh r ?<<
and other Delegates to the ltepuhlieait'
National Couveptiouj from South C^ro":^
I lina, Philadelphia:
j" Can you arise to the occasion nftu M
make a saerifica for your common rodn
! try ? If s?, press Scott for Vice Prosed,
dent and relieve the State of bin pre?enc?nl>i
ApfH-eil to the Convention; tell them of .
all his virtues outside of the State; of his
decrease of the State debt; of bis opposi-*
tion to every schonte of plunder that has
ever passed the Legislature; of'his unb'r?
ken pledges; of his abhot't enee of a pro.-'
tituted judiciary; Of bis sacrifice!*:for tho
good of th? State; of his refusal. to .lukvd
his sharo of Blue Ridge, CJrrecnviU? y
validating, and any other fraud that ha-;
bc-eu-uomm.Ued in tliid State at hi.-; .-o
licitation. Tell them anything that will
procure his nomination. ' The State wi i1
freely patft with him as a burnt offertn-.
Of course to mention his name is a great
sacrifice of selfrespect, but do it.
Many Rei'Uiu.icaxs.
Diarrheea is a very ecmmhn disease in
summer-time. Cholera is nothing inoie.
than exaggerated' diarrluva. When a
man hits died of diarrheea, ho has died
of cholera, in reality. It may bo woll
for travelers to know, that the first, the
most important and the most indespeusa
ble item in the arrest and cure of lons
ness of the bowels, is absolute* quietude oil1
a bed; nature herself alway.? prompts this
by disinclining us to locomotion. Tho
next tiilugls to cat nothing but common
rice, parched like cofiee,'ahd'then'l>?iled**
and taken with a littlj saU and butter.'
Drink little or no liquid of any kind.
Bits of ice to be eaten and 'swallowed at'
will. Kvery step taken iH duirrho\i',
every spoonful of liquid, only aggravate/
the disease.
A good harness blacking i.*> made of
four ounces of hog's lard, sixteen ounces
of neat's foot oil, four ounces of ycUnw
wax, twenty ounces of ivory black, six
teen ounces of brown sugar, aud ton'
ounces of water. Heat the whole to'
boiling, and stir it until it becomes cool
enough to handle, then roll it into balls
about two Inches ift 'diameter:'
Clttiti?h:to ball-goers?Nevtfr wind up'
the evening with'a'reel.
When docs tho rain become too, fa
miliar with n young lady? When it
begins to patter (pat her) on her hack.'
A country girl lately refused a rich
widower, saying, "I don't like affections(
or pancakes that have" been wurmcd'
A certain doctor asked Spiff kins which
lie thought the best Svay to die. "Sure
ly/' ho replied "volt might havo learned
that much from your patients."
A chap who Wits told by a clergyman
to remember Lot's wife,!' replied that In*,
had trouble enough with his offli wim
out rcmombering othef nlcnV wives.
When tho editor of a Woman's Rights
paper speaks ot tho most delicious, d?*
I iightful, delectable, entrancing und di -
trading of all innocent indulgences," she
means a kiss.

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