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-'ORAXGEBl)RQ,S.-G., SEPT. 3,187-1.
STILFK p.. MELLICH AMP, Editor.
G. W. W II ITKII K A JD,
PUBLlHIlFJl AND BlItUNKSS ManAUKK.
BQK- We are in no tray responsible for the
views or opinions of our Cbrrespondent$.
A CCO UNT FOR YO URSEL VES.
The" Taxpayers Convention passed
resolutions 5and formed, on paper, a
complete Immigration Bureau; but
judging from the fruits, the work does
not seem to have progressed much, if
any, beyond tho paper upon which tho
resolutions wero written. We beliovo
it was made the duty of the delegates
from each county to go home and in
augurate the movement in their sev
eral counties. In some oi the counties
this duty was, in a manner, discharged;
but was it done in Orangeburg? Dele
gates from Orangqburg, we call upon
you to answer, this question, and to
give an account ? of your stewardship,
in this lino! We pause for a reply I
The people ycu represented arc enti
tled to it.
CA A )VE TR UST TJIEMt
Before ovcry election the Republicans
have been just as blatant about reform
as they are now, and yet the result
has always been from bad to worse.
Judging from tho past, we have little
to hope for in the future, and that fu
ture is still more darkened now by the
prospect of nothing bettor thau Cham
berlain for our next Governor. It is
boasted by his admirers that no offi
cial wrong can be fastened upon him ;
but however this may be, he is not clear
of that suspicion which his past asso
ciations have brought upon liim, and
which makes him a very inconsistent
candidate of the champions of reform.
If the Republicans really wanted re
form they would hardly select as their
Btandard bearer the boon companion
of Scott, N eagle and tho rest of the
State house Ring. Surely if they can
not find an honest Republican out sido
of this company, they must bc'in a bad
The Charleston Daily Sun is in favor
ii icftpcclTvo ?r ?;uloi y to uumiuiite u
State ticket in the. coming campaign.
It advises that "both classes of our
citizens bo represented in the nomina
tions by tho best men of their own
selection." General Kerahaw in his
recent letter, also recommends about
the same course. After referring to the
change in public sentiment at the
North he says :
After nil,' however, our relief depends
mostly upon our own people. Let them or
ganize andcoiiHolidate all honest men who
can mo above unworthy prejudices and party
idavcry, to rescue the Stato from anarchy,
ruin, and, in the end, a bloody despair.
Thcro are others, on tho contrary,
who strongly advocate a "do nothing
policy;" who seem to think that in
some mysterious way things will change
for tho better, in time, without our
agency. To such we would say that
we do not object as much to the inac
tivity as to the want of organization;
which invariably leads to disintegra
We admit that since tho rejection
by the colored peoplo in 1870 of our
proposition to disregard color and
party, and look only to honesty in the
election of men to office, wc nro un
willing to put ourselves in the humili
ating position of going to them again,
unless they show a disposition to
abnndon their prejudices, and meet us
half way; but wc cannot sco why their
refusal to co-operate with us, should, in
the slightest di-grec, cause us to recede
from the principles which we laid
down in tho reform campaign. Such
a course would give just ground for
suspicion ns to our sincerity. If we
felt that our position was just and right
why abandon it because tho colored
peoplo refuse to accept it? I <ct the
colored peoplo do m they please It
would be dograding to follow them up
Let our platform be broad enough for
all men to stand upon, regnrdless'of
race, color or previous condition, l^et
it bo placed on record so that North
ern sympathizers, if thcro arc auy,mny
sec that wo are in curuest to redeem
the Slate, peaceably, if wo can, and
Southern agitators may be paralized
in their efforts at misrepresentation.
Abstract party issues should belaid
aside; for they have no more to do with
our present political necessities than
Bisinark has to do with tho Beecher
Kinulal. All wc want is an honest
government, under which wc can u!l
pm-jur alike, The Republican patty
has utterly fitiled to'graut ua this rea
sonable request. The people therefore
.should meet in convention in Colum
bia as soon as the so called Republican
convention arljourjis, not necessarily
to make new nominations; if develop
ments prove this to be inadvisable, but
for organized action against tho most
unscrupulous ring that over luxuriated
upon a poor and oppressed people.
By all means let us keep together.
Orangeburo C. II., Sept. 1, 1824.
Mr. Editor:?As it is presumed
that your paper reflects the sentiments
of the Conservative citizens of this
county, it is hoped, that during these
trying times before us, you will do all
in your power to combat with our ene
mies in this great struggle, and open
your columns to such communications
as our good citizens may contribute
This seems to be your duty. We now
have every evidence that the Times
will be an interesting and useful paper
and nothing will contribute to it better
than such a course If wo want suc
scss, let tho people support tho Times
heartily. True Reformer.
[Fon tue Ora noebuho Times.]
A Trip to Cherokee Spring.
Cherokee SraiKO, Aug. 25,1874.
My family and eelf left our home to
visit this delightful summer resort a
week ago. We wero worn out when
we got to the village of Spartanburg,*
for it was a tedious days journey. Hav
ing to remain at Alston from 9 o'clock
until 1 o'clock, there wns nothing to
while away the hours, but look at Mr.
Elkins fino crop of "ku klux" corn, the
finest I ever saw. This curiosity in
farming, each farmer had to go to the
field and sec for himself.
When at Spartanburg wo had eight
long miles to travel in the night "with
out a moon's light. Dreadful we
thought the road, although our driver
informed us that it had been worked
and was in fino condition. Our hack
was very full. Two of tho largost
ladies of the lower country, with chil
dren in their laps, occupied the back
seat, a good size man with child in lap,
a grown .servant girl and child of six
occupied the next, or middle scat; the
driver and a boy of twelve yearju^ji.i'
a stout tyqJuii^drp^ .1 I
mau had the front seat. Thankful to
the ' Werul driver and safe foiled
mules, at 10 o'clock we found oarf elves
in front of tho Cherokee Spring Hotel
half alive and half awake (the young
ones having been lost in slumber hours
ago). Our land lord met us with a
hearty welcome and soon invited us in
to a sumptuous supper?I enjoyed it
and retired for the night. I took sev
eral days to get.over the tiresome
journey, but the delicious water, brac
ing atmosphere, and generous and
nicely gotten up fare has completely
revived mo. Fruit is here in an
abundance, and the finest kind of mel
ons of the sweetest varieties. Captain
John Bowman of your county, with
lady and son are over here in fine
A calico ball came off here last
Tuesday night. The young ladies
looked line they were dressed in hand
some silks. The hall and parlor were
diesscd in wreathes which looked bo
cheerful. Ice cream and cake wero
plentiful on the occasion. Spartan
burg sent some of her handsome gents
to danco with the fair daughters who
came from diflereut parts of our State,
who I think came hero for pleasure, for
j they look too fresh and sweot to say
they have bad health. This is truly
a healthful and delightful resort. I
recommend it to you my low country
friends who have chills and fovor all
summer and almost shake to pieces in
September. Here U the place to cure
all diseases. Board is cheap and pleas
ure plentiful. Come and see for your
selves. A Visitor:
[Kbit the OitAXGEnuno Times.]
Mr Editor :? As Secretary pro tcm
oftheOrango Township Tax Union,
1 deem it not improper to call atten-.
tion to the proceedings of its lost, and
tho consequent importance of its next
At its meeting.on the 27th nil., Mr.
Hutson gave notice of his intention, in
consequenco of the disabling eflect of
deafness, to resign at the next regular
meeting, the ofiice of Prestdont. That
important ofiice therefore, as well as
that of Vice President, will have to
be fdlcd at the next regular meeting.
There will also, at that time, ho
brought before the Union, for action
thereon, tho report of a special Com
mittee appointed to draft rules and
by-laws for the government of the
In view therefore of the importance
of tho action so soon to be taken,, it iB
respectfully suggested to all in favor
of the objects of the ?Jnion to forward
at cnc? their applications fox; raeraner'
ship, to tho Executive Com?iiittee, as
it is intended to call an extra mcelhig
for their admission, if the members or
applicants arc sufficient to justify jt.
JAMES S. HEYWARD,
Secretary Pro Tern.
[For The Obaoeburo Times.]
On Saturday the 29th of August the
citizens of Hebron Trbwnship organ
ized a Tax Union -with the following
President??Dr. Thomas Pou,
Vice. Presidont?Col. D Livingston,
Treasurer?D' N Carson,
Secretory?F A Jones. $f
Executive Committee:?A Jeffcoat,
D V Livingston, J T C Kennerl, Dr.
The next meeting is to bo held on
Friday before the first Sunday in Sep
tember, at 3 o'clock P. M. It is hoped
that all the taxpayers of the township
will be present on that accosion.
Dr. T. A. Jokes, Secretary,
ALL ABOUT THE STATE.
The crops in Dnrlingtion are said
to look extremely fine.
The Palmetto crew of Charleston
has came off with flying colors at the
A terrible storm of wind and hail
passed over tho Savannah river last
Friday in the direction of Abbeville.
It is thought that the cotton crops
will be short, but the provision crops
fair in tho neighborhood of Florence.
Dr. . John T. Darby of Columbia
departs for Now Yorx to take a pro
fessorship in tho medical college there
Rev. P. F. Stevens will deliver an
address before the Debating societies
at Anderson on the evening of Septem
Caterpillars have made their ap
pearance in St. Paul's aud St. Barth
olomew's parishes, but too lato to do
TheJUU>e^":rMe^umsays that two
boxes of State guns were sent toNor
woods plantation on tho Savannah
river for the negroes.
Dr. J. B.Thompson who was wound*
cd in the late melee in Georgetown b
recovering rapidly. He is not in pol
itics, but is teaching school.
The delegates to the Stateuominnt-1
ing convention from Sumtcr, arc Moses
himsolf, Senator Johnson, Sheriff Tyn
dall und Sam Lee. Three for Moses,
and one doubtful.
The report that President Grant has
telegraphed to General Kershaw to
como and seo him at Washington nt
once, creates considerable uneasiness
in tho radical wigwam.
Chester is looking up. According
to the Reporter a larger quantity of
building materials has been shipped
to this place during the past twelve
months than to any other place in the
The Radical mass meeting in Marion
on the 29th was a failure. Judge
Graham spoke for Chamberlain and
Haync denounced both Mascs and
Chamberlain. Tho crowd, which was
small, sympathized with Hayne.
Mr. W, S. Howard, of Graniteville,
has an apple orchard, covering eight
acres of ground, upon which there nre
a thousand trees, each of which will
produce, according to his estimate, two
bushels of apples. The fruit is chiefly
of the Shockley and M.angurn variety.
The most enthusiastic Conservative
mass meeting that has ever been known
in Marlboro' county before, took place
at Benncttsviile on tho 24th., The
meeting was addressed by Col. J. H.
Hudson, Hon. C. W. Dudley and
Captain Harris Covington. A strong
Conservative ticket was nominated.
No colored men were put on, because
they have always heretofore demanded
that their names should be struck off,
and it was thought useless.
The scare of Moses-Patterson A. Co.,
in Columbia on Wednesday night was
no joke. A guilty conscience made
cowards of them all. Thoy did not see
in every bush an officer, but in every
buglo blast the portent of the comiug
of a squadron ot armed avengers.
Qusere: If three fox-hunters on tho
wrong side of the Congarce drove the
trombling Governor and perturbed
Scnntor to the military heauquartcrs,
how many thief-hunters would it tnko
to drive than out of tho State??News
By virtue of Sundry Execution* tome direct
ed, 1 wilt kcII to tho Inchest bidder, at
Orangeburg C. H. on the First Monday in
a-.-1-. ?-.t. _ 11 iL. lll.l.
xiiie and Interest of the juefendents in the
, following property, viz:
All that plantation or tract of land contain
ing 400 acre**, more or less bounded by lands
now or lato of Ann Berry, J 1? Berry, N C
Whetstone and W F Fairy, Levied on as
the property of B G M Berry at the suit of
Susan Dukes, (Bearer).
All that plantation or tract of land con
taining, 1500acres, more or less, bounded by
lands now or late of Charles Thomas, J D
Trezevant, and theSantee Biver and known
as "Spring Grove." Levied on as the prop
erty of the Trust Estates of W B Albert,
Mary Ann and Emma Tabor; in the coses
of R B Rhctt Jr., vs. G M CrossweUy and
G M Crosswell vs KB Rhctt Jr.
On Tuesday the 8th day of September, at
tho residence of TB McOVew; one Horse,
one Mule and and five head of cattle. Levied
on as the property of Margret M McGrew
at the suit of ,Vado Hampton.
At Fort Motts on Tuesday the 8th day of
September. Onolot of Machinery for mill.
Levied on as the property of John A Mc
Kenze at the suit of John Alexander.
SherifPs Office, ) E. 1. CAIN,
Onmgeburg C- II. 8. C. V & O. C.
August ltith, 1874. J_
In Common Pleas.
J. A. KELLER, vs T. K.SASPORTAg ami
M. J. SASPORTAS.
By virtue of the judgement of foreclosure
herein, I will sell, at Orangeburg Court house
on the first Monday in September next, du
ring the legal hours of sale, at auction for
1. Plantation of 220 acres) more or leso,on>
both sides of Biunakcrs Bridge Road, boun
ded by hinds now or lately of W. 8 Dudley,
Lewis Wisscnhunt, J. Riley, and Estate of
S. Bench; being tract conveyed to T. K.
SasportaB by Dr. E. J. Oliveros.
2 Tract of 123 acres, more or less, on little
Pen Branch, bounded by lands now or lately
J D Fairy. J W II Dukes, Andrew Berry
?nd Mrs. Celia Mctts' Dower.
3 Tract of 227 acr*s, more or len, bounded
by lamb now or lately of Andrew Berry,
James Rhoods, O II Ott and-Edwards
the two last described tracts being the lands
conveyed to T K Sasportas by Mrs Celia
Melts, Executrix of the will of J D Melts,
In Common Pleas.
J A KELLER, vs T K SASPORTAS, B.
Li.OYD and V D BOWMAN.
By virtue of the Judgment of foreclosure
herein, 1 will sclhntOrangehuraGoniidiouse
on tl\e. Jrst-^^nday in September next, at
a in t ion, fur cash, during the legal hours of
1 Plantation of 440 acres, more or less,
bounded by lands now or lately of Oliver
Farnuui, Andrew Iuahinet, II \\ annnniakcr
I 8 K Legarc, ami Estate of Peter Hook;
being premises formerly of the Estate of S.
2. Lot and Dwelling in the Town of Or"'
nngeburg, on West side of Market street
fronting on said street, 42 feet and 8 inches,
and running hack 271 feet to lauds formerly
of J a m ei H aider, deceased, and bounded by
lot of Independent Elliott Huok & Ladder
Company an?l of J 8 Bowman.
Purchaser to pay for papers and recording
Shi-rill's Office, ) E. I. CAIN,
Ornngehurg C. IL, S. C. } S. ?. C.
August 15th, 1874. J
THE SPARTANBURG AND
NATURE'S HIGHWAY ACROSS THE
Light Grades, Easy Curves, No Tun
Let it be Built Speedily.
A link in the Air Line Road between
the cities of Cincinnati, St. Louis, Chicago
and Charleston, aeventy-four (74) miles
long, with less than twenty (20) miles of
Shorter than any line from New York,
Philadelphia and Baltimore to cither of
these cities, and many hundred miles nearer
to these centrea-of Western Trade than any
existing line to Charleston.
The road that promises to make Charles
ton the market for the trade of the Great
Northwest, tho West Indies, South Amer.
icn ond Europe; also an important emigrant
ECONOMICAL IN CONSTRUCTION
SAFE IN MANAGEMENT AND
PROFITABLE IN RESULTS.
An important enterprise for the develop
ment of South Carolina.
Shares Fifty Dollars (50) each, payable
in ten (10) instalments.
Every citizen of this State should own at
least one share.
Charleston with her magnificent Harbor
and genial climate; her immense undevel
oped back country, containing a fertile soil,
fine pasture grounds and inexhaustible water
power; her contiguity to the West Indies
and South America, and her unparalled
European ocean course, is destined, upon
the completion of this important Trunk
Line, to cmcro from her prostrated con
dition and become what nature has intended
she should lie, the grail commercial metrojyo
lie of the Southern Soction of the United States.
limit op stockiioi.nKks' LIABILITY.
The following clause in the charter is
published for the information of ?ubscribers:
Sec 4. "That no stockholder of said com
pany shall he held liable for the debts, con
tracts or acts of said corporation beyond the
amounts actually snWnbcd to the Capital
Stock of said Company by such stockholder.
George \V. Williams, B. Bollmann, Alva
Gngc, Theodore D. Jervev, Theodore G
Barker, John S. Fairly, Gabriel Cannon,
John H. Evins, T. B. Jeter, D. R. Duncan,
James E. Black, John S. Wiley.
Principal Office and address, 25 Broad
street, Charleston, 8* C.
C G. MEM MING ER, President.
A. C. KAUFMAN, Secretary and Treas
urer, july 10, 3m.
F0R THE 3E8T FAMILY FLOUR
Lowest prices go to Storo of
JOHN A. HAMILTON.
OFFICE COUNTY AUDITOR. '
OltAKOEBUKQ COUNTY, S. C,
August 21st. 1874.
?r>rnT/irt t. I._1__I_.L.ill,.
XWXM.\SXJ 15 IICOJU; gucil, >"???
Bouvd of Equalization will meet nt thiB Office
on Monday September 7th, 1874. for the
furpose of Equalizing the Kcal and personal
roperty, Monies, and Credits of this County
Said Board will meet from day. to day until
all the Returns shall have been examined.
The following named citizens and taxpay
ers of this County have been appointed by
his Honor Judge Graham: Joseph A Keller
E. J. Felder and Joe OCain, wlio together
with the County Treasurer and County Audi
tor, will constitute the county Board of
Equalization of Orflngcburg County.
JAMES VAN TASSEL,
?w? <? n_i? ?...?:??
BUjt SdV?tl ... wiinv .......
ST. MATHE.WS ACADEMY
The first terra of this School will begin on
the. First Monday hi September, 1874, under
the supervision of Mr. Hugo G. Sheridan.
Instruction will be thorough, and hoys pre
pared for any clana in Colleg?
TUITION PER MONTH
First grade, or beginners...$2.00
Second or Graramer scholars $2.50
Third ". or Advanced scholars $3.00
Latin arid Greek 50 cent? extra,each.
Board can be had in excellent families near
the Academy and also, witnin easy walking
distance of tiio Lutheran and the Methodist
churches at the following rates :
Per school week......$1.50
Per school month from 810100 to 12.001
aug. 20* 44
A Southern House.
CrSO S HACKER'S
DOORS, SASH and I
King, Opposite Cannon Street,
Charleston, S. C.
The only house of the kind in this City own
and managed by a Carolinian.
A Large Stock always on hand, and
sold at 20 per cent, less than Northern
Geo. S. Hacker
Charleston? S- C
P. O. BOX 170. Oct. 30?ly
BOYS and O X 3Ei ZjS.'
Tlie exercises of this School will be re-'
Mimed on Tuesday September 1st 1874, In the1
Basement of Dukes Hotel.
i STftE?B. M ELLICH AM
SURVEYINGjf/Hl be don* by the Prim
clpal in the afternoons* in the town, and on
Saturdays anywhere in the County. . " ?*
Aug. 20 ? . _ 2t
OOUTH CAROLINA RAILROAD
Chablbtok, S. ?^ Oct. 18,1873. ?
On and oftir Sunday, October Hoffte Pas
senger TrniS?oa thcSouth Carolina Railroad
will run a? follows:
Leave CTiarWion . - - 9.00 a-no
Amvent Columbia - - 5.00 p nv
fob Acrrosxx ??
Leave Charleston - - 9.00 a m*.
Arrive at Augusta - - 5.00 p nn
Leave Columbia - S.40 a ire
Arrive at Cha.rlenton - - 4.20p-m
Leave Augusta - - 8,2i)aia
Arrive at Charleston - - 4.20 pmr
Columbia Night Ex pre. ? (Sundays excepted)'
Heave Charleston ?? - - 7.10 p m
Arrived at Colimibia - - 6.30 am
. Leave Columbia .. - - 7.15pn>
Arrive at CiiarlcHton - - (h-40-am?
C August? Nitht. Expre>?s (Sunday excepted)'
Leave Charleston - ?? - 8-30 p ny
Arrive at Augusta - - 7150 a mi
Leavo-AirgUMttv ~ . - . ? 0,00 p m*
Arrive at Charleston' - - StiO a^rn
scMMuvir.t. tu a nr..
Lc^Sj^Summerville at , p y. 7.25 a m?
A :rivc at Charleston ;: ; 8.40 a mi
Leave Charleston ; 3.10 p m>
Arrive at Summeryille 4?30-p n?
Leave Camden ? ; ;: O'.SO-a-mt
Arrive at Columbia- . ;- ; 11.50 am
'Leave Columbia ; ; 1150 p m*
Arrive at (i'iundcn ; ; 6.35 p n?
i Day and Night Trains malic, close connec
tion at Augusta,' with Georgia Rntircud'..
Night Trains, only, make close connection!
with Macon and Augusta Railroad. This- im
also the quickest and must direct route, and.
as nomtortoule and cheap as any other ronte
to Montgomery, Sei ma, Mobile?New ?rlean?
and other itointsSouthwextvand to LouisvilIn
Cincinnati, Chicago. St. I^iil--, amlall-otKear
pointa West and Xorthwcrff.
'Columbia Night Train connect* closely
with the Greenville and Columbia Kai I road
and with the Charlotte, Columbia and Au
gusta Railroad for - mints North
lli rough tickets on .-ale to all point.- North?
Ca in t leu Train.? count ct< at Kiiigvrltsnlaily
(except Si unlays i with Ifciy l*:t*?cn?rr Tnrira
and runs through toColumbiaob Morclay^
Wednesdays and Saturday*.
ft. 11; PICKER O. T.
.W,? ?-Kr-OlM^KHt.- -??
A First Class Grocery STORE
Would call the attention of the PUBLIC to Iths Stock
Can Goods, 13;\eon, Larcl, Flour, Butter,.
Sugar, Coffee, TVIolassoc*. Syrup,
OPPOSITE BULL, SCOVILL AND PIKE
THE GRANGE STORE
IS NOW OPEN FOR THE TRANSACTION OF BUSINESS.
IN it will bo found a largo supply of
Groceries, Bagging, Ties &c,
At tho tho lowest Cash Prices, also preparedto pay the Highest CASH Prroes ihr
RICE, CORN, PEAS, CHICKENS, EGGS, WOOL, WAX, RA6S- amtl
all other country Produce.
PATKONS can receive all information in respect of purchasing supplies tifaough. &f*
Grange, with the prices* ?Sc. For further information call at the
THE GKAJSTGJJE STORE,
Opposite whero Whittcmore'a Soap Factory used to be.
FOR THE NEXT 30 BAYS
T. EOHN & BROER
AVILL CLOSE OUT THEIR
Entire Stock of
WitKoiit Hegard to
Being Determined to Sell for the
arrival of Fall goods.
THEODORS HOHN & BROTHER
Apr. 0,1871 NEW STORE.