Now that the holiday Benson is
over and everything has gone pros
perous and happy; every one better
off, and a bright fertile year ahead,
at no period in the history of our
business .life ha\o we bocu so thor
oughly prepared to meet the wants
of the trade and the requirements of
the people, as we are now. We shall
continue to place upon our counters
from day to day, bargains in every
and Bhall always*be found using our
best tndravors to prevent extortions,
and uphold the CASH SYSTEM.
Our entire stock is now offered at.
We ask j oil to call and inspect out
Wo guarantee to please as to
quality and price.
Eook can fully over this list of a
few articles mentioned :
Gents } Hose, white, 5 and 10 c.
" striped 121
" solid colors 124
double heel & toe 12}
Ladies hose, white, S, 10, 12}.
*' striped, 10
" solid colors, 12}
" bnlbriggan, 13
" " finest quali
Children's hose,colored, 5, 8, 10,123
Ladies UauiitlctSj dark colors, 80 c.
Rerlin gloves, embroidered
" kid gloves, 4 buttons, "best
Geuts buckskin gloves, lined 75
?' driving " 30
Derby suiting, 10
Cashmeres, beautiful colors, 103
Merinos, beautiful colors, 16
Flannels, red, white and blue, 25 to
!? 11 u f, cry pretty,'30 c
1 adics Hoods, new styles, 40
Looking Glasses, bureau size, r'l
" extra large $1.50
" oval frames 00 aud
Silver plated tea spoons, $1 25.
Table " 1.75
,( Forks 1.75
" Knives 3.75
Glass Sells, handsome, 4 pieces, 50
Glass Preserve Stands, GO
Goblets, 75 ct per doz
Tumblers, OOJet per doz
Lamps from 25 to.75 els
Large assortment Ladies, Gents
and Children's Shoes from the finest
to the cheapest,
Men and Boys Hats, 40, 60, 75, 1.00
1.25 to $3
Men aud lioya Caps from 25 to 50
Fancy Rox Paper, Envelopes and
Agent for the Largest Tobacco
Faetory in the United States, we
offer bargains in this line.
Agent for Manufacturers of Soaps
and Conccn rated Lye, wc defy com
We have the Largest and Cheap
est Stock of
BROOMS AND BASKETS
in the Market.
Agent for the Celebrated Town
These Powders have stood the Test
by the best Chemist, and pronounced
rUIUS, when bought in cans. Prof.
Mott, the Lending Chemist of the
World, says the worse adulterations
occur when Powders nie sold loose or
in bulk. Remember this and get
TOWN TALK from Headquarters
Your attention is asked to the re
duction in our CARPETING, put
down to 25, 35, 40 cents.
Pocket Knives from 5 els. to $2..
Buggy Whips, 25, 50,75 cts., 81,
$1 25 .$2
C. D. K OUT JOHN.
JB??" Always notice this COLUMN
The Stale Normal Institute.
Giu.knvim.k, S. G., Aug 2a 1SS1.
Editor Onxnycburg Times:
During the past week tlie insti
tute has iiceu steadily sit work, and
has now completed the third week of
its session. Though so near the close
of the session, the number is daily
augmented by new arrivals, so that
at present, there are in attendance
:U:i teachers representing nil parts of
Our beloved Principal and his as
sistants have been earnestly at work,
endeavoring to implant in the. minds
of the teachers t he best methods of
teaching, and to arouse in their hearts
such an enthusiasm for their pro
fession as will bear abundnnt fruit in
better methods and better teachers
all over our State during the ensue
Last Friday evening was the occa
sion of a most agreeable lawn party
given to the teachers in the extensive
grounds of the Baptist Church. It
was largely attended both by teach
ers ami citizens, there being several
hundred persons on the grounds, and
has conduced much to bringing the
two together, and extending the
social fi attires of the Institute.
During the past week the Institute
win honored by a visit from one. who.
in the words of .our worthy Principal
'is the ablest of philpsoplrcal think
ers on education in the world." Dr.
Harris of St. Louis. During his stay
be delivered to the Institute (luring
its daily sessions, two lectures on
"Moral timl Intellectual Education,"
and a public lecture in the Opera
House. 1 bough by no means nil
o "ator, so char and forcible are his
arguments, and so valuable his
t louglits, the result of years of
thought and experience, that be cnti
ll :>l fail to interest and benefit his
audiences, as was evinced on the oc
The Institute was also addressed
during the week by Dr. Puriuau of
the University, "that Nestor in Kdu
cation in South (Carolina11 who gave
to the teachers inucli valuable, jnfor
ma (ion derived from Iii? expcriciicv
both.as a pupil and :is a teacher.
The most interesting feature Of the
Instituteat present; is the course id
lectures on the English Language by
Di'. Joy lies. So interesting mid in
structive :ire his lectures that each
day the robin is crowded by teaeher.
aud visitors, no one being willing to
lose his valuable instruction. To
one unacqtianted with the Language,
bis manner of dealing with inllee
Hons, ease-endings, plural f?rihs,
comparatives and superlatives would
seem rash and inconsistent with the
rules of Grammar; but to one who
has kept pace with the advances in
that direction, it seems not only tea
sonable but the truly correct way.
The interest manifested by the
teachers and their appreeial ion of the
et forts made for their improvement
may be seen in the amount of extra
work undertaken. In addition Id
the regular morning session, large
afternoon classes have been funned
iu calisthenics by .Mrs. JtidsOn,
Drawing, by Prof. Hi cm nun, and
writing under Prof. Perry,?the
teachers being willing to sacrifice
their hours of recreation in order to
gain instruction which they may im
part to the children under their
We are now on the threshold of lb
last week of the session, which it i.
hoped will prove the most intcresliii!
and instructive, that the enthusiasm
may increase toward the close of tin
course, and that each and every one
in attendance may return to his work
renewed and awakened to the digni
ty and importance of his liuble call
ir w i>.
It has been quaintly said (bat noth
ing succeeds like success, as if it, were
not impossible to succeed without it.
Shakspeare says "there is :t tide in
the affairs of men, which, taken at
the Hood, lends (?11 to fortune." There
is a time for all things, and an op
portunity iu all men's lives which, il
improved, moulds and fashions our
future destiny, but if lost, iL is lost
forever, and never comes again. How
few people understand or appreciate
the critical moment, the crisis, the
turning point, in life, when a won), a
though I, an act, will change the. cur
rent and direction of business life,
and makes or breaks without an ef
fort. From that point it is straight
sailing, cither to success or failure.
For the Summer months:
Rales SI 50, ?2 and $2 60 per day.
Aocording to Location of Room.
Sawykkoai.k, Owan :i:im;im: Co.
Editor Oriuyebav'j 'Timm:
Will you allow mi! a Kin nil space
in your valuable paper lor the follow:
Crops in this seel ion are not as
good as they were last year. Our
farmers seem to be in low spirits, but
we are blest now with showers, ami
all vegetable mailer begins to smile
and why not us? Is it because we
are afraid that we cm not meet our
indebtedness this Fall,or, is it on
account of so much cotton planted,
and such small fields of Corny I
think the latter is the cause; for how
can a man expect to have bread and
meat, uiile^s lie raises it? Can he ex
pect to prospct by raising cotton at
10 cents a pott lid, when bacon is
worth as much per pound as cotton,
and corn from one dollar to one and n
quarter per bushel? This sec ion has
bought more corn and hay this year
than it did the year after Sherman's
raid, and every year will gradually
grow worse by this plan of planting
cotton. Count up the cost and see if
corn, wheat, oats and rice do not cost
less than cotton.
We bad a very interesting series
of meetings in our neighborhood, one
at Hbcky (Srpvo ('Iiureh and the other
at Pleasant (lit) Church. The for
iner meeting lasted ten days, two ser
mons being preaelied each day by
aide ministers. FJeven were eon
verted and were baptized on last
Tuesday evening by Bey. II. S. Bag
got, as our pastor Bov. X. N. Bcrtou
was called to other portions of the
held. lie left the meeting under the
care of the above minister and Bov.
S. B. Sawyer. The meeting was con
ducted at Pleasant Hill, by Revs W.
F. Chaplin ami Joiner. This meet
ing lasted eight days, twenty wert;
added to the Cliurch, and were bap
tized by their pastor W. F. Chaplin
who is a faithful minister,ami liked
by .'all in this community.
We had I lie pleasure to listen to
ah able address delivered at l'leas
ant Hill (in the subject of "Kduca
tionV by Prof. Boynton ()* Brich of...
John town Academy. He is a' warm
friend of eduealion. and is one of Ilie
bot teachers in our country. Board
t an be bail al .lohn town from $ 1 lo
pci; mouth. If any desire, their
children to have ? comindn school
education Upon tlie normal system;
this is t lie school for llieiii.
A. B. C.
KSusincs* iiiiil P.ili'.i <???;.
The dull, drean summer will soon
lie pa-;. ami itie business activities
oft he fall and winter season will soon
be upon us. We expect it to be live- j
Iv, and the indiealions and our hopes j
conspire to forecast a bright ami i
promising future. In a few month-j
the Legislature will meet, and then
politics and |?.:rt ies will i ui;? t he hour
and excite and barra-s the State, j
The coining session, in many re I
spects. iv ill be an important one. The j
prohibit ion. uiovtuueni will give it a :
color ami complexion of no ordinary i
import. The next Stale ebhvass, lo
sOme.extent at least, will begin to a:
traut attention, ami take f<?rm an.!
shape, wages I perhaps mostly by one
parly, but interest and personal pre
ferences will be siiMicktht incentives
to hi.ike if lively. Favoritism will
rule the hour, and every mail will
have, bis man, and I hey cannot all be
elected, und liiert; will be strife, biek
cring and disseiition.? Ymmnu.
A Wile Worth Maying.
A correspondent of the Aikeii
Journal ami Jtrvirtr. speaking of a
visit to l bo I Ion. Ceo. I). Tillmau,
says: "In this connection we can |
mu help remarking that .Mis. Till
man is one of the most energetic ami
wonderful women in the Stale. Not
withstanding I be cares of a numer
ous family, she mounts her horse dui
ly and personally superintends every
detail of her husband's extensiv?
planting interest, and is considered
one of the most successful managers
of a farm in ftdgelield county.
Owing to the Congressional duties
iihd other business relations of ('ol.
Tillmau, be has turnet.1 the planta
tion over to her and she has proved
herself equal to the emergency. Such
i. woman is tin honor to our Slate ami
a crown of glory to the man whose
household she adorns.
When summer passe, away and
the Mowers lie withered ami sere?
when the forest puts on its annual
robes of scarlet and gold?when the
breeze becomes fresher and more bra
eing?when the. crack of the- gun re
verberates through the silent aisles
of the woodland?when everything
has a tendency to make man pause
and meditate on t he uncertainties and
vicissitudes of life, what is sweeter
than to sit on a rail fence and peace
fully devour a raw turnip? Sow tur
iUciliodisi iiikI liapiiMt McctJ
itor Qrtijiycbury Times :
Some i-ijpric has elapsed since my
'list communication. This .silence, can
be attributed, to a want of sOmcthi hg
more interesting than the general
t?ppics of the day; I found here for
the past few months so little iliii
dent, so little that is sullieiontly sug
gestive to awaken and call forth
I hose lively emotions which make
the soul of epistolary writing, that
I really approach it with dillkleiice.
Keeling to day that .some of your
readers are perhaps interested ill the
meetings, that have been i:i progress
at this place, for the purpose ol
gratifying s,ucb of your readers, 1
For seVeral days, protracted meet
ings have been held respectively in
the Methodist and Ihipiisl Churches.
The I?cvs Manning Urbwii, Pessie A.
I liftoii, Henry S. Wu nhaninker ami
lvlv.ad Pelt us were occupy it g at
different times the pulpit in the
Methodist Church. Ami not far
distant, the talented young minister,
Rev. Moore of Louisville, Ivy., is
pleading pathetically and eloquently
the cause of God to the people of the
l'aplist ('liu; eli. The meetings com
meiiced alike on Saturday. .Sweet
hymns of Ih .? two ('hurelies, could lie
distinctly heard at each, and per
haps meeting half way ldeuiliiig.ilnd
assent!iivg tog itber as one voice to t lie
bUerpal (Throne, where aiigels caught
the inspiration, and w ith their harps
carried!file sweet itews to their A l
Tin-Hc\. Manning lirown, preach
ed lii.- hrst sermon of tin' inert ing,
and while he gave pleasure to (.,'hris
liaii hivtlrs of the true ivli i .1 of
GodVhc administered to the advo
cates (fall false teachings au.1 back
sli.sings a rebuke t hat certa inly left
no means of escape, exeept it be by
acknowledging the absurdity of
their false lead i igs, ah I accept a
more j?>,t. and plausible tha t l ine of
the li\itig^ftr;.-Kv:- VV!;?!,? the Pre-.--bi
llig Killer gave sonic, tolling blows
!<?:? ihe n.'.vuuci men! of his Master's
cause, the l?0V. Moo i1 iu tiu-evening
itad the banner of Christian triumph
waving over'.the Altar oi his Chtui Ii
and proclaiming from the book of
l'Jod, divine anil golden truths, am.
ami.! loisi's and eloquence In- plead
l!ie cause of Almighty God. While
lhi.?4 young minister is preaching in
i'lie Church oi' hi.-; ehoice.thc ilov.
II en iv S. Won tin maker, a tibi her ?le
id pie hot far apart, is eneoiiragiiig
ib.- ( hii tiaii in bis walks through
ol'.-. an-1 sending di.-dUay and causing
in treuibie those who ?41 ill persist ?i
.bilging to thi- idols of ibis life. This
young nit Ulster handles his subject*
very Weil for a beginne^ an 1 p:otni
ses wit it more ex perietiee a in I mat lirer
years, In heeoiuc a:i honor to the
noble profession hi' has elio.-;e:i.
tin liinbiy night ai kite request of
iits you eg lootli>r minister, the Kcv.
.Mo-.n: i> eiipieil I lie pitlpit in the
Methodist hutch. I low grandly he
::iie.i his new position, the earnest
iltcittibii, '.be i*-.;r~. the sighs of his
midiem e, is a si Ich I aii.l ehnjiie.iil
lesiiiiiony of the high appreciation
iii w Id 1 h tin* eongtegai 1011 heard
iiim. Toe triumph 'of sacred bloiju
.-uce was never more marked iu one
mi yoiitig. I Je said hoi one word too
itiiicb. or ilwell one inoilieiit too long;
iii> look (is whore be hiinself went at
ihe very fooi of 1 he eros?;; he made us
feet its if we stun I in sight iu'll, with
in hearing of the - 1 1 death utter
tie , ahd i aisiiig his own tearful eytSj
nc asked how we could ioiigcr refuse
in I'epillt. and Why will we die a
spiritti.il de 1; It.
The pa?ior of New 1'rospocl
L'iiuri It, tlie iniieh loved Uc'yi dossic
A. < ill .1:1 pn a. be I several times
during Ihe iiieeling, and, each dis
1 our.- e. he claim.-.1 the entire hitch;
ihm ai ail limes of an apprceiative
congregation. The entertainments ol
this gbo.I Christian minister are all
excellent, entering himself with all
his heart's sensibility into the scenes,
littering at all times words so simple
that a ebibl can comprehend their
meai ing, with a 111:1111 c. t a 11 st und
solemn, an.I a heart deeply touched
with emotion; and as lie goes' on by
illustrations so st ricking, reasoning
so convincing, and appeals so tender,
tin; audience can scarce refrain from
an out burst of agony. Never was a
minister more beloved by the Chris
tiaii clement (if the Church, or more
admired by those indiilerent to the
cause of Christianity. J am assured
that while there we?o sonic eonvor
sions, t hero were many convictions,
and those members who strive to do
a Christian's duty were strengthened
and newly prepared to wear the Chris
tian armor against Satan's rage.
These interesting meetings which
all in attendance seem to enjoy were
closed last night, aud far distant be
the day, when the Christian inllu
ences ol* God's ministers shall cease j
to awaken our gratitude, or to em
ploy' our songs.
Cotton Pirk in,-;. Crops il'C.
Gooiti.Axn Township, Aug. 18, 1881.
f?tii'?r Orangeburg Thum
Again the cotton picking season
is upon us. We have several hales
among us ready lor market at this
The general cry is short, crops?
some say one hit It' and others say
t wo thirds of a crop. The yield per
acre will not he so much as it was
litstyear, hut we think the fulling oil'
will almost bo made up by the in
creased acreage in this i in mediate
Wo have not suffered so much for
rain as many of our neighboring
sections have. The corn crop will
not be a full one, having s tillered
some for rain, but more for want of
work generally. When we learn to
prepare our lands properly, and etil
tivate belter, we will hear less of
short crops by droughts. _
.Much improvement has been made
in farming within the past few years,
but there is room for much more.
Our worthy fellow-citizens, .Messrs.
15. A. Yon ;'nd Ariel Able, own good
farms, and are doing much by way of
improvement in farming. They are
syslohiizing the farm, and make pay
i hg crops.
Our eiiterprizing merchanl, Mr.
M. L. Gleaton, has done a heavy
business, advancing to the fanners
this year. His business seems to be
second to none in bis line in the
With a rise in the col ton market,
which we believe is lor us, andeeono
m: t zing, v.e feel assured, that times
will not he so hard as is generally
St. 35altiieus Oofs,
h'di'iir Orahycbury '/Vines:
This is not a dead town, nor is it
a jiiiUhed town, nor are it illllibitauts
ash ep. We claim to be a go-ahead
people. New buildings have sprung
np all over the place, this year, and
carpenters, plasterers and lumber
men have had a good time.
Loafers are, to those who never
get away front here, an unknown
animal. The Trial Justice seldom
has a case for trial, nil less it is im
ported from tIn" country.
Ol'course it has been dull and dry
here, and in the vicinity during the
Sit hi liter and some have worn long
faces, but smiling countenances will
soon be seen, as cotton is making its
appearance, and most of the farmers
have had a "little sprinkle." which
is bound to help some if we have a
We do not expect more than a
half cop of cotton, and very little
corn, but we hope to get a better price
for the cotton, on account of it,s gen
Among the many who have been
?iiergetie in trying to make improve
ments, and build up new enterprises
in the town, I may mention Mr. W
II. Hen lion, who believing that a
good brick could be produced here,
alter contending with innumerable
diilieultics, succeeded at last in find
ing a splendid deposit of brick ma
terial, and has converted a portion of
it into as line a brick, for building
purposes, as can be found anywhere.
Kvery one who has seen them are de
lighted with '.heir ap; ea a-tce, and
their qualities of strength and dur
ability. 1 believe they wouid also
suit well lor furnaces, as they appear
to be largely com) o fed of soapstone.
i examined then for lime, but did
not lind a particle of t hat earth in
their composition. I consider them
first class in every particular?being
fully equal;to the Hamburg brick.
One fourth of his present kiln of
twenty-live thousand has been taken
down ami but I wo broken ones found,
and I hey were broken by the wood as
it was shoved into the arches. Mr.
11 eh non expects to have a large sup
ply on hand in a short lime for ship
ment?at present he can supply small
orders. Those desiring large quatiti
ties should give him at least two
weeks notice, as there is no doubt
there will be a great demand for
JIM MONlxOE JR.
rjMU'' fmcfit hr??d StiilHon ever before the
JL public in Ornugeburg County, can now
be found at
WM. M? SAIN'S STABLES.
His Bplcndid pedigreo ih wed known, but
will be given next week,
aug 25 tf
Friend MeSweency of the Hamp
ton Guardian thus .speaks in his pap
er of the visit of the Committee to
Orangeburg last veek:
"On Friday morning we visited
Mr. George Cornel son's store aud
warehouse, where we were taken in
charge by Mi'. Branson (who in the
absence of Mr. Cornelson is superin
tending the business) and shown
through the entire establishment.
The building constituting the store is
of brick, three stories high, and 50
by 100 feet?Mr. Cornelson being a
merchant, doing a business of over
$200,000 per annum, as well as a
manufacturer. We found here every
t hing that a farmer requires from his
merchant, including furniture.
After a rest and refreshment, w?
were taken to the factory and there
turned over to Superintendent Piercd
a Rhode Island man, who thoroughly
understands cotton milling in all its
details, from* the engine room to the
press, where the yarns are put into
compact bales for shipment to New
York, Boston and Philadelphia.
To say that we were pleased don't
do half justice to our feelings, and we
came away fully convinced that the
"world do move'' notwithstanding we
bad left home a little muddled as to
whether it was the sun or the world
that did the moving at the Court
House, being more than half inclin
ed to believe that the Virginia color
ed divine was about right when he as
sorted that "thesun do move," whetu.
er he could prove it or not. We will
leave it to TAe Guardian of the future
to prove to the good people of Hamp
ton the need for a clement attachment
and other progressive improvements*
that will put us nearer even in the
race with our sister counties.
The writer paid a visit to Orange
burg in 1871, ten years since, and
found what we considered as slow A.
town as existed in the State or out
of it, with only a few stores, no hotel,
no enterprise, no life and no nothing.
A greater change we never witness
ed. The place now docs more busi
ness than Columbia our State capital
with eighteen or twenty new build
ings going up, most of them brick
stores, two ami three stories in height
and all due to a few enterprising men
of the town and county, who with Mr.
Cornelson, have succeeded in making
Orahgeburg the pride of every citi
zen of the county aud second to no
eoiiuty town in the State."
When you have an inflamed eye, a
swelled hand, or decayed and aching
tooth, yon do not take and II11 your
stomach with drugs to cure it, butap
ply a cooling lotion or some soothing
narcotic directly to the parts. So if
you have a weak or lame back, sore
kidneys, profuse or scanty urine, or
the secretory system is clogged aud
inactive, you should use Prof. Guil
me tie's French Kidney Pad, which is
a directly local application, which al
ways gives ypcedy relief and alirays
oil res the disease. Ask your drug
gist for it.
T^flT* 13T71T\?Thousandti ?
l\V_y JD LJ J_J LJgraven are annually
rubbed of their victims, lives prolonged,
happiness, and health restored by the us*
of the great
which positively and permanently eure?
lmpotency (caused by excowca of any
kind), Seminal Weaknsss, and all diaeaites
that follow ana sequence of Rclf-ahuse, an
loss ofenergy, loss of memory, universal
lassitude, pain the back, dimness of vision,
premature old age, and many other diseases
that lead to insanity or consumption and a
premium c grave.
?Send for circularVwith testimonial*! fre?
by mail. The Invigorator is sold at $1
per box, or six boxes for $5, by all drug
gist, or will be fent free- by mail, necurely
Healed, on. receipt of price, by ad .Ire-wing
F. J. CHENEY, Druggist,
187 tfmriiit M. Toledo, Ohi*>.
Sole Agent for ttio United A'tate*.
may IU ly
AKO PKALKR IK
Musical Instruments, dW.
Fauey Goods, Toys, Fine Spectac
les in gold silver and steel frames.
J ust received a lot of ladies and
children's bracelets, plain gold rings
ami gold pens. Repairing dono well
?P?P\AU goods warranted as repr?
seuted. Prices as low as possieblt
oct8 1880 tf
xml | txt