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MELLICH AM P~& KPWAKDS. Proprietors.
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FWDAY, FEBUAKY~ ?3, 1886. ~
The Nubility of Labor.
In the early ages of the woild the
laborer was held in low estimation,
and given the most degraded position
in the scale of humanity. The feu
dal lord treated his serfs and vassals
ns inferiors in every respect, and they
Mere made subject, in every way , to
his will. And, unfortunately, even in
the present day, sttcb ideas arc linger
ing amongst us.
But it is a cheering sign that a vast
improvement is gradually taking
place in this respect. As the minds
of men become more expanded things
appear in their true light and broader
and more correct views arc held on
all subjects.
The truth isthat tho true lord is
the laborer. His hard labor and
earnest toil moves the world. His
brawny arm and sunburnt face are
better badges of honor than the
crowns of princes. It is a cheering
fact, that honest labor no longer de
grades one in the eyes of those whose
esteem is worth having. The station
no longer makes the man, but the
man the station*
Nor is labor alono ennobling, but
it is self satisfying. The ruddy
cheeks, the strong uuricle, and the
tweet rest of the honest toiler are
blessings for which millionaires would
,give their treasures, and kings even
their crowns.
Cotton MillH.
The information acquired by a
-stafTcorrespondent of the 2ieus ami
'Courier in reference to Cotton Mills
'in Carolina, and published in that
.paper on Tuesday is valuable and
"encouraging to our people
From a review of the subject made
by the editor, we make a few quota*
tions which we hope may stir the
citizens of Orangeburg County on this
matter. We have heard the frequent
cry that investments in factories don't
pay, but we think the results of the
investigation prove to the contrary.
"The 17 cotton factories in South
Carolina have a capital of $2,288,
600. They have passed through
a period of depressions which the
whole country has know n, and are
now enjoying the benefits of a reviv
al of busine?. But it is a remark
able circumstance, bearing out all
that we claim as to the superior ad
vantage of a cotton producing State
for manufacturing purposes, that they
have steadily made money, and that,
despite the shrinkage of values and
the lower cost of machinery, every
dollar invested in them as capital is
now worth more than a dollar and a
quarter. In other words, their capital
of two million and a quarter of dollars
is represented to day by property
which is worth, at the actual market
rate, nearly three millions of dollars.
The profits of the factories, exdud
ing the Westminister Mill, where the
Clement Attachment is used, have
ranged from \$to 254 per. cent, a year
upon the capital employed. This
has been accomplished under most
unfavoiable circumstances "
The above shows the value of such
investments to individual capitalists.
18 to 25 percent, is as good interest
t\k any one could expect on his capi
tal. .Hut the advantage in building
up the State and putting us on an
equality in material prospects with
the Northern manufacturing States
arc of greater oncern to the public.
It is known that the raw mater ial is
now worth about It) cents, but after
it is converted into yarn it will be
worth 22 cents per pound. The
seventeen factories consume in South
Carolina about I1C000 bales of cotton
at 10 cents n pound; this is worth
about $1,621,000 in tho raw state. In
yarns or manufactured material the
?mmc would he A'ortli about $3, )0o,?
000. This shows how much addition
al wealth factories give to the State;
and in building up the State of course
we build up the individuals compos
ing the State.
In Ihe language of the News and
"Cotton manufacturing in South
Carolina, without in any way affect
ing the profits of the producer, will
make fortunes and build up large
cities and thriving towns, with happy
and intelligent populations, in this
State, instead of giving these things,
at the expense of the South, to the
people of New England."
It is said that temporary exemption
from taxation has been of great bone
fit to the factories. We think it
would be the height of folly for the
Slate to tax those enterprises for
many years to come, because it is in
this way that tho wealth of the State
is increased, and increased wealth
will give increased revenue
If wo would think less of politics,
and do more to increase our wealth
as a people, we would do greater ser
vice to our country. Wealth brings
everything else in its train.
Gov. Simpson has sent a message to
the Legislature urging the passage of
a registration law. He says nothing
of the cdutaliotal qualification pro
posed by the Nrics and Courier. As
far as can be judged from present in
dications the sentiment of the mem
bers seems to be against this qualifi
cation. It is likely therefore, if any
action at all is taken in the matter, it
will be nothing more than the passage
of a plain registration law, and such
action we think very necessary if
fair ami honest elections are desired.
? III? ? - ? -onnil.
'2 lac Legislature.
'1 his body is now in session, but as
yet no defi nilc action has been taken
as to the errors in the Supply Bill.
Bills arc coming in as last as hail
stones, but there seems to be a dispo
sition to finish the business and come
home. As soon as the Supply Bill is
netifitd we suppose the Registration
Bill and otlur matters will be dis
Gen. M. W. Gary was serenaded at
the Charleston Hotel on last Friday
night by the citizens of Charleston.
At the appointed hour a large con
course ol people assembled to bear
this distinguished represe* 'ativo of
Edgcliuld. About 8 o'clock, after the
Helicon Band had dispensed the
most (inspiring music tho tall form
of the "Old Bald Eagle" appeared
leaning on the arm of Alderman
White. He discoursed eloquently
und ably foi about an hour on ques
lions of finance and education, and was
frequently and loudly applauded. He
made no allusion whatever to the
difficulties between himself and Sena
tor Hampton, except saying that he
had borne a great deal of misicpren
tatioii for the good of the party, and
was willing to bear more*
His speech was regarded as mode
rate, and was well received. He was
followed by Speaker Sheppard and
Col. Farley in short addresses.
> ? m
General H. (J. Worthington,
the notorious carpet-bagger, w hose
name is so familiar in these parts,
has turned up in Washingto' and is
writing a secret history ot reconstruc
tion in South Carolina. Here is one
sentence of his philiipic on Honest
.lohn l*ai terson :
"He is the foulest and blackest
diameter in all human experience or
c< ntetuplation,and is as false as Pro
teus, as treacherous as I ago, as cow
ardly ns C\ labeline, as avaricious as
Snylockjiis mendacious as Annanias,
as treasonable as Benedict Arnold, ns
lechetous as Frank Moses."
Now if, in turn, Palten on w ill
write up Worthington, and Corbin
will write up Moses, and Moses will
write up Corbin, and Corbin, Cham
ber !niu, wo will have a rich and racy
book, and we warrant it will sell
The boys in Charleston sent a pe
tition to the City Council praying a
withdrawal of the proclamation of the
Mayot prohibiting the running of
velocipedes on tho streets. An ani
mated discussion ensued, participated
in by the Mayor and several mein
j burs of Council, and the rights of tho
boys were thoroughly weighed. Fi
nally the matter was left to the May
or who promised to give the boys a
fair showing, and allow them to use
their ve'ocipcdcs, if they would not
run races < n the principal thorough
Cen. Citniit bus come down from
his high horso. He insists no longer
on a unanimous nomination, but
will take it, like any other man, if he
cau get it.
Forked Flushes!
Trial Justices.
Fork of Edisto, Feb. 10, 18S0.
Editor (''rtwgcbur f Timea:
"The Midnight Lino" entirely mis
represented me in your last woek'a
issue. 1 did not assumo to speak for
the Legislature, although that body
is not infallible, and should bespok
en of or for whenever it commits an
error, or omits to pass the best laws
lor tho people. I d'nl not say that
"Trial Justices were n nuisance," al
though I believo in sonic instunces
they are. I did not then repudiate
them universally, although I do so
now. What I did say and here
reiterate, was that we got along bettor
without them than with them. When
I used iho personal pronoun "wo" I
used it in refercucc, more particti- '
larly to this locality. If however my
knowledge and observation count for
anything, tho masses of tho people of
the whole Fi rk, both white and
colored, do not want any Trial Jus
tices at all, tVi the Fork al least. It
cannot be inferred from this that the
people "desire to rid the State of law
courts, jails, penitentiaries Ale," un
less a vivid imagination such as. "The
Midnight Line" has perhaps, should
constitute Trial Justices a'l of these.
Wc have always found that tho
farther removed Trial Justices were
from us the better it was for in Such
has been the experience of th is Town
ship at all events. Within a cir
cumference of five or six indes of
every Trial Justice there has always
been more or less useless a cd harm
ful litigation. Not so much amongst
the whites as the blacks. The color
ed people in the County, as a class are
uneducated, and given to petty jeal
ousies and feuds amongst themselves.
They do not comprehend or appre
ciate the loss of limo und baneful in
Huences attendant upon courts of law.
They do not understand that no mat
ter who gains or lose* the legal point,
is a loser anyhow. They do not
understand that the law should be a
dernier resort to settle all eases which
cannot possibly be settled otherwise.
They are easily tempted. We all
can be tempted?if wc could n >t, why
j did our Savior pray "lead n.-s not into
temptation." A dispute arises in the
neighborhood about sonic trivial iu*tt
tei; criminations and recriminations
follow. A Trial Justice being near
at band the ugi rieved | arty repairs to
: him, lodges his complaint, and a case
j is made out. There are perhaps a
I dozen sympathizers on either side in
I the shape of family connections, and
as many more witnesses. A day is
appointed for trial, perhaps a week
ahead. The constable ri I es around
several days summons ng jurymen
and witnesses. There is a great dis
play of trumpets. In the mean time
demoralization runs riot throughout
the neighborhood. The shovel and
the hoc are laid down, The day ar
rives. '1 he court dons her ermine, or
in the absence of>lho real toga, uses
pragmatic airs as a substitute. The
trial comes off, and a great doai of
bard swearing is done. The jury re
turn their verdict?one dollar's dam
ages and costs of the court, perhaps
twenty or thirty do'lars A great
deal of lime has been consumed?a
groat deal of farm work left undone.
There bus been much tuloabout noth
j ing, and why i All because I'eter
cursed John, which you know was
very w.cked in l'elvr, and he should
not have done so.
We do not object to 'J rial Justices
simply because they arc Trial Justices.
Wc ooject to them oil account of the
offices which they perform. They uro
allowed too much latitude. He want
no law court with jurisdiction to try
any ease a single whit nearer than
the Court Houae. Without assuming
to speak lor the Legislature and
thereby offending "The Midnight
Line," I would suggest ail Inferior
j Court to he held monthly, at the
Court House, presided over by a His
11 iol .Indue- This would obviate the
necessity lor Trial Justi? es, and niiti
pate the tctnpta ions and facilities for
litigation. It would no doubt save
many a do'hir to the Stale, the farm
er, merchant, doctor, and all.
The jeering suggestion about send
ing me iii the next Legislature has
been noted ami I hau kiu I ly received.
When it becomes necessary to pun
ish in; for my misdeeds I hope ihe
people will be more lenient than In
send me to such a plnce lo piopitiate
my sins.
I do not know '?The Midnight.
Line"?ha\u had no clue as to who
he is. but there is an old adage which
savs something about snakes' tailw,
und I will venture the assertion, from
what little 1 have seen of his, that he
cither is or has been a Trial Justice,
and I challenge him tu deuy tho
g cntle accusation,
t y ?""!
Butterick Patterns?New Styles.
White Shuttle Sewing Machine
All persons having chum*, against the
Estate i)f VV. II. C ilov?i deceased, will pre
sent tlic name properly attested. an<l those
indebted tu said Kalate will make payment
Jannarv 2{Kh 1830.
feb 15 ' 2
South Carolins* Hail Roa<l
I*nHsora^cr Department
On and after Nov. 30th. 1879. Passenger
Trains on thin Road will ran m followi:
i till fm tker orders.)
HroonriilA Bxpress Train.
Leave Columbia at.4 1.1 P >I.
Arrive at Onnulen at.14 "
I. rare Orangoburg.-.tf l? "
Ar rivo at Charleston.9 80
Leave Charleston :it. 7 00 A M.
Leave Orangeburg at. 0 5>t *'
Leave Caniden at. 7 oO ?'
Arrive at Col u tu Ina at.11 .r>0 "
Way r'reight and Pas* finger Train?.
* Leave Columliia. A 30 A M
Arrive at L'utndetl. 1 *'0 I* M
Leave Orangeburg.1017 A M
*H rrlA c at ? harto^ion. -J ISP \J
" Augusta.
Cioisti wrcrr
* I.cave Charleston. 'j 00 A M
Augusta. S oO '?
" Orangeburg. 1 17 P M
Arrive.at Columbia. <"> 37 "
5 \* Passengers leaving Columbia or'f'liar
lesion on these trains have to change cars
at I'.rancbvillc to reach Charleston at - 1">
\. in 01 Columbia at ?"> 37 j? in
Niglit Express Train,
Leave Columbia. 0 30 P M
?? Orangeburg. 1 'JO A M
Arrive al Aii^n ta . S ''.?"> '' ?
Charitst^'i. 5 50 "
Leave Charleston. u 00 P M
" Augusta. 7 40 *'
*' Orangeburg. 2 48 A M
Arrirc at Columbia. 0 50 "
New York Express
heave Orangeburg .-. 5 17 A M
Arrive at Augusta.- 9 24
Ci'lMi wmy
Leave Augusta. 6 00 P M
Arrive at Orangeburg. 9 67 "
The night Expreu Traim will run daily.
AH Other trains will run daily except Sun
days. Sleeping Car* are attached to Night
Kxpr?v?. Keiths only$1 60 to Charleston
or Augusta. This train makes suri? con
nections at Charleston with Sew York and
Itahimore Steamers on Wednesdays ami
Saturdays, also with Florida Steamers on
TucifdayN and Saturday.', also with 7 a in
train S & C Kail road for Savannah and
Hoiida Points. Connections made by
other trains at Augusta with trains front and
to thai point, also with all trains from and
to Charleston. 1) C A LLEN.
li 1* ? T A.
JOHN n PKCK. (uitcral Supt.
A Jt Dt^Al.'S.Sl'KK, Agt Columbia.
Horses ! Horses!!
I will root/ive on Sunday Feb. 1st
18*0, a
Iwill ahm Lccp constantly on
hand during the Season, a well ncloct
ted stock of NO KS KS aud MULES at
I'Klt'KS to knit the time*.
Those needing STOCK; will do well K>
call at
and BUGCiilCS, a I way r on hand.
Salisfavtion guaranteed.
I i. I^ranl? Sin f or.
nov 21 Tim
A House with -1 Kooms and llascmcnl
with Fire Places Piai/.a with a large Lot
07 ft. front by 300 ft. deep; Homing on 3
streets; healthy locution. Te.rnm easy.
Applv to
T. C. IH'HItLT.L, Auctioneer.
The undersigned nfler* *o 11?public gen
ernlly < >N K IT lOL" SA N 1> [i RA PH VIN l?S,
a laigo number of choice fruit trees, mid a
el oiec lot of flowers of every variety.
Abo, will make up and arrange Flower
Hardens. All of the above warranted to
ivc satisfaction,, er no pav required*
Jan.Vtf A.'JCtURDAK.
Farming Implements!
Consisting of
Ami a complete Stock of
TT A T) hw a T) 1^ GUNS. PISTOI.S, CUTLERY. rowniiK
All of the above GOODS will he sohl ?t OLD PRICES notwithstanding th?
recent ADVANCE on all article* in the above Hoc.
Tho Light Emining Remington Sewig Machiit
The HEST and tho CHEAPEST Setrin:? Machine manufactured.
l{ OJ >r\ i I*i 11 ?T of all kinr1* in my line doe.e at ihe shortest possible n.nicc.
i.? ,6i P. G. CANNON.
Tlie UNDEUSH.4> ED would reapectfulhr inform the Tl'HLIC thathe I* every dar
large: additions
To bi< nireariv LA KOK STOCK, in all lh'? different BRANCHES. :t)oJ that the Mima
will he disposed *?f at hi*old ''MOTTO," "LAROE SALKS and SMALL PROFITS."
1 tin a!ao receiving now and have in Store, the following popular i'.RANI>8 of
Which nill be sold at LOWBST PRICK**.
I have a'so been appointed .10ENT for
i'. ,A very's & Sons, Louisville,Kj.
? The LARGEST |>f?OW and WAGOJf >1 AX IT FACTORY ?*> the
World, nnd have received a lot of their ONE, TWO and THREE HORSE WAGONS,
aho PLOWS. Give nie a call and set- lor ronrVclrcft.
<;a<;o. ii. cornelson.
The untie reigned would respectful
ly inform the citizens of this and
adjoining Counties , that he has given
up merchandizing in order to give
his wl ?le attention to
Will arrive the coming week a
large lot of line Harness and Saddle
HORSES which will be offered at
very reasonable prices.
Having many year* experience in
the above business I feel confident of
giving full satisfaction to every one
who favors me with their patronage.
At the Old Stand.
Ron I K'tale, Personal Pioj>erty, Ac , Pub
lic or Private. IJu.dneiM ent runted to him
will lie prniuptly ntlcnded to.
Orangehurg, So. ''a., |>cc. Im 1S70.
nov'-.'K 1*70.
The undersigned h>:s opened at the idd
stand, opposite. Mr. J. P. Ilrrley, where he
is prepared to do nil kinks of work in I lie .
The Blactt\ smith Line, \
Such tin Horse-aliocing, making plaWB and I
Kepuiring'Uuggics and Wagons. i
All work wairantvd to give satiafaOtion.
jan film WM. HOW ELL. a
Mayor** Ollleo,
Oll AXCiKBU R(i, Jan. 2S.U8SO. .
The following Orders aro hereby extend
ed for the government of the /'olice Force :
1. Jas. Cannon is hereby appointed Chief
A/arsha), and will.be'obered ami respected
accordingly ?
2. * The Chief I Marshal will have charge
of the IVdicc Force, and will he held re
.-ponsible f(?r their actions, unless reported
t? the Mayor.
*. It will be the duty of the Chief Mar*
shal to give the', men under his control
th?ir respective beat**, orders, instructions
die., and to k*c that they are eartied nut,
? od that no Ordinance is Violated by^their
inattention or favoritism.
4. It shall be the duty of the Chief Mar
shal and Day men to, make their respective
rounds ut least once a night. Report all
neglect of lamps, inalt ention to duty, ab
sence from Post ?(v,
6. Ob and after this date the" use of
Lll^L't'KS while on duty is strictly pro?
hikited, and the Chief J/arshal is hereby
ordered to remove frotalPost, any member
of the Foree under the influence, of Licpior,
and n.-port name to the Mayor.
?>. Til* Chief Marshal will report ?11
meiabers ol the Force refusing to obey
7. The Marshals are expected to walk
I their respective beat*. Sitting iu Stores or
iloer steps will be discontinued. Nu.Mur
I shal LwiU* t isit C tor* s, I>u.r-Rooms, or priv
at* Yards, or Renidencus without being
specially sent fer or callkul on.
V. The Chi?*t' Marshal will instruct thoso
under him to hold no eonvt-rsuljon with any
out tihir thaii pertain-to their biisiness as
?. Smoking while or. day duty will ho
di.coutiuucd. i
10 A cheerful compliance with thaso
orJn* will, gain for tue Police Force the
respect and willing obrdienco of the com
munity.) a reluml to complyj*ill be visited
b\ the ptrietest penalties
commodious residence of Cnpt. F. H. W.
Uriggihann on Amelia street, will aocorn
mcditc a lew Hoarders. Kates rwwuaMo
ud ?aricfaction guaranteed.
J. W. M09JSUSY, Mayor.
A(teat :
t . K. JOS KS, Cbj^k.
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