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I'vg Boon Thinking.
I've been thinking, I've been thinking
What a glorious world were this,
tMd fools mind their business more
And mind tlu.fr neighbors Iosb;
For instance, you and I, my friend,
Are sadly prone to talk
Of dinlters that'concern us no',
And others' follies muck.
J'vo been thinking, If we b -gin
To tuend our own affairs,
That possibly our neighbors might
Contrive to manage theirs.
We've faults enough at home to mend,
It may be so of o'hers;
It would scent st tauge if it were not,
Since all mankind are brothel's.
Oil! would that we had charity
For every man and woman !
Forgiveness is the mark of those
Who know 'po err ia human."
Then let us banish jealousy?
Let's lift our fallen brother;
And uk Wo journey down life's road,
Do go^d to one another.
Yellow Fever Subscriptions.
The New York Sun 1ms tabulated,
so far as it was in possession of data,
the subscriptions from all sources to
the yellow fever fund. The figures
are interesting as a proof of the ?i le
spread sympathy felt for the South
during its period of ullliction. We
copy the Sun's statement, premising
that it excludes all private and socie
ty donations, of which there were
many the public were never advised :
New Yoik. $395.000
Hartford ... .0,000
Little Rock . . . 7,000
Patterson, N. J. . . 5,500
Wilmington . . . 5,000
Wheeling .... 5,000
Trenton .... 5,000
Albany .... 5,000
Rochester . . . . 1,000
Portland *. 4.000
Worccstor - . . 4,000
A great many other places contrib
uted smaller amounts, which arc not
put in the statement.
The Kansas Pacific Times records
the following curious occurrence to a
passenger train of the Kansas Pacific :
The train was Hearing Topekn, and
being a little late was making extra
lime. Suddenly the engineer felt a
j.tr and slacked up his engine slowly
and finally slopped. On going back
to 3ce what the trouble was, he was
surprised to find the sleeper and one
passenger conch close to the engine
tender, and mail and baggage car to
gether with the other coach missing.
Search was at once made, and the
missing part of the train was found a
few hundred yards back. The pas
senger coach had stayed in its ordina
ry position running out oil the prairie
a short way. The baggage tied mail
cars were somewhat tumbled up, but
no other particular damage done. No
person was seriously hurt except the
news agent, who h:ul his nose broken
and face badly cut. On examination
of the track, about nine feet of tail
was missing, a short distance from
where Haid ridge first fell the jar, and
DO doubt this was done by the engine
passing over, and when the baggage,
mail car and coach came along they
jumped the track on to the prarie,
letting the other cuts come on, and
they passed over safely. 11 is cer
tainly one of the most extraordinary
incidents or accidents in railroad
t ravel that perhaps has ever occurred.
A certain doctor struck wil.li the
large number of bojs under fifteen
\enrs of age whom lie observed smok
ing, was lead to inquire into the ef
fect the habit had upon the general
health. lie took for his purpose
thirty-eight boys, aged from nine to
liftcen and carefully examined them ;
in twenty-seven of them he iliscovcr
od injurious traces of the habit. In
twenty-two there were various disor
ders of the circulation and digestion,
palpitation of the heart, and a more
less marked taste for strong drink.
In twelve there was frequent bleed
ing of the nose, ten had disturbed
sleep,, and twelve had slight ulcera
tion of the mucuous membrane of tbo
mouth, which disappeared on ceasing
from the use of tobacco for some
days. The doctor treated them all
for weakness,, but with little effect
until the smoking was discontinued,
.when health and strength were; soon
rcsloied. Now, this is no idle news
paper tale, as these facts arc given
under the authority of the British
A iYlodol Confession.
Sevcr?I years ago, in a Western ;
town, a young lawyer, a member of aj
huge elm re] i, got drunk. The bveth
reu said he must confess. He demur
red, lie knew the members to lie
good people, but that they had their
little faults, such as driving sharp
j bargains, screwing the laborer down
to low wages, loaning money at ille*|
j gal rates, misrepresenting article a
they had for sale, &c. I3ut limy were
good people, and pressed the lawyer
to come before the church meeting
and own up his sin of taking a glass
too much, for they were a temperance
people and abhorred intemperance.
The sinner finally went to confes
sion, found a large gathering of
brethren and sisters, whose bowed
heads lose and whose eyes glistened
with pure delight as the lawyer began
his confessiou : "I confers," said he,
' tl'.at I never took ten per cent, for
money." On that confession down
went a brother's bead with a groan.
"I nev^cr turned a man from my door
who needed food and .shelter." Down
went another head. 4 I confess I
never sold a skiin-milk cheese for a
new one," whereupon a sister shriek
ed for mercy. **lint," concluded the
sinner,44! have been drunk and am
sorry for it." Whereupon the meet
ing very peacefully dispersed.
Words ot Wisdom.
Truth is an immortal flower, and
can liexc die.
The measure of choosing well is
whether a man likes what he has
Hide not the truth when ye know
it, and clothe not the truth with false
Our greatest glory consists not in
never falling, but in rising every
time we fall. i
The waj to gain a good reputation
is to endeavor to be what you desire
Every event that a man would
master must lie mounted on the run,
and no man ever caught the reins of
a thought, except as it galloped by
Brava heart, arise ! Be free from
every chain, though it be glittering
with gold! Be nobly coragcous!
Follow the true bride of thy life, even
if her name be Sorrow. Let the shell
perish,-that the pearl may appear.
When Dr. Beadon was Rector of
Ellham, in Kent, England, the text
he undertook to preach from was,
4*Who art thouV* After reading the
text, lie made (as was his custom) a
pause, for the congregation to rellect
upon his words ; when a gentleman
in military dress, who at the instant
was marching very sedately up the
middle aisle of the Church, supposing
it a question addressed to him, to thej
surprise of all present replied, ikI ami
sir. an ofllccr of the sixteenth icgi-i
merit of fool, on a recruiting party
here; and having brought my wife
and family with me, 1 wish to bo. ac
quainled with the neighboring clergy
ami gentry." This so deranged the
congregation, that though they at
tempted to listen with decorum, the
discourse was not proceeded with
without considerable dillieully.
New Yokk, January 22. ? In the
United Stales District Court to day,
trial was commenced in the suit for
$50,000 damages preferred by Col.
Elli.onS. Keilt, of South Carolina,
against the New York Times, for al
leged libel in a special dispatch from
Washington in September, 1877, to
the elf.:el that plaintiff had been ar
rested for bigamy. Col. Keilt alleges
Lie article to be entirely false. Mr.
George .Tunes, of the Times, in his an
swer, avers that the article, does not
apply to the plaiutiir, but to another
person by the name of Col. Keilt.
TllE longest train believed to have
ever been drawn by a single engine,
recently traveled over the Northern
Central Railroad of Pennsylvania.
The train consisted of 183 empty
freight cars, one loaded eight-wheel
ed, two cabooses and a dead engine.
Tho train was G,200 feet long, or f?U0
feet more than a mile. The distance
travelled was thirty-one miles, most
ly up grade, at a speed of Leu miles
' Who Art Thou?
j Kissing tlic baby may result in tie
fanning its nOBO-or bringing on near
sightedness. Tbe safest plan i.s not
to kiss a baby of tbe feminine persua
sion until it attains tbe age of (sixteen
years. Tbe cartilage of the nose is
much stronger then.
Owing to the general decline in
the price of cotton and other produce,
we have concluded to put the price ol
our paper down to ON 10 DOLLAR
AND FIFTY CENTS per annum,
thus placing it within tho reach of
all. Send in your names ut once.
Respectfully calls the attention of the Fablic to
their well selected
STOCK OF GOODS
Consisting of every thing usually kept in a first-class
store, and will take occasion to return their thanks
for the very liberal paronage thus far bestowed, and
will always strive to keep up heir stock o such a
standard, that they will merit a fare proportion of
the trade, net in order to sell at the lowest possible
price. They buy all leading articles, such as
FLOUR, BACON, SALT, SYRUP,
BAGGING and TIES,
and domestics of every kind at first hands, which
enables them to compete with all\others in\their line
of business- Therefore, oar castonicrs can rcst\assur
ed tha t their interests shall always be gu arded.
We also purchase at the highest casliprices
COTTON, CORN, RICE, PEAS Ac
and all other country produce*
J. C PIKE & CO.,
CORNER OF CHURCH AND RUSSEL STREETS.
Ouanokddbo, S. C, September 28, 1878.
First Glass Family Grocery, at Patrick's Old Stand,
Corner of Russell and Treadwell Streets, Orangeburg.
RESPECTFULLY INFORM THE PUBLIC THAT I HAVE OFEND AT
t he above stand a llrst cla?s
ommm m? mmmm ft?
Where can lie found everything needed for family use of the very best
quality, and warranted I're-h and genuine. 1 will make it a point to keep nothing
for sale hut what, is first class and fresh. By permanent arrangements
made I will receive my goods weekly?ami by close and careful attention
to my business, and the wants of niy customers. I hope to receive a fair share of
pturouaifo. Coods received on consignment, and country produce solo nr slip
ped to Charleston or Northern markets on Commission.
CHARLES S BULL,
C, September (i, 1S78.
FINE CHEWING OBACO,
DOMESTIC AND IMPORTED SEGARS,
Mcula of MoiuhUvhi Vow Corn Whisker.
M PAG NE, ALKS, PORTERS BRANDIES WINKS, BEER &e &c.
have on hand a very liunvy Stock which 1 am idler lug for sale cheaper than
nuv one else in the County. Mr. A. I.. STliO.M AN is with me and will be
pleased to see his friends at Doyles Corner.
Orangeburg. September 0.
Z. J. KING
NORTH WEST CORNER STATE IIOUEE SQUARE,
COLUMBIA S*. 6.
BOAR D $200 PER DA Y. OMNIB US 2?cr>
Spocial attontlon and RATES to commorcial travolors.
Orangebtirg Oct. 18 1878. ly
piIIS is heard nil over the land. Every paper published Is heralding the coming of an awful season. Wise Indeed be that
L man who prollts by the ominous and portentous signs that loom up in the unknown future. Who heeds the distant
r.imbling of the lar away, but rapidly approaching storm that will yet, like the relentless hurricane, sweep over the land*
But wiser far I? he who has learned wisdom and experience from the bitter lessons of tno long past - by paying more for the
necessities of life than they are worth simply because they haVe been granted a little time The lesson taught has been a
bard one, but still there is time to halt, and retrace you steps. Buy where you get the most goods for the least cash money.
Buy where you get thirty-six inches to the yard and sixteen ounces to the pound. Yes. Go beyond this Golden Rule, and
buy where you can, with your hard and powerful cash, get two dollars worth of goods for one. This opportunity Is at last
given .you. Man, woman, child, whatever Is wanted in your separate papartmcnts call on us and we Will furnish itfar below
anv competitor. If not in stock we take pleasure in ordering for you without charge.
A FULL LINE OF GROCERIES, NOTIONS, TINWARE, CROCKERY, &c, on band, wholesale and r?tall.
Auction Sales?Saturdays and First Mondays at the Rooms at 11 o'clock.
Will also attend to sales any place where services of an Experience J Auctioneer are required.
NEW GOODS AND SPECIAL BARGAINS opening every day. Call and bo convinced.
C. D. KORTJOHN. Prop. Original Auction House.
RUSSELL STREET, ORANGEBURG: S.O., Jan. 24,1879.
The Fav?rfte Di?y*Go?ds
Furchgott, Benedict & Go,
Charleston, S. C
OFFER THEIR NEW FALL STOCK
Wholesale and Retail
AT LOWER PRICES
Than is paid by customers for infe
rior old auction goods.
Worth of the finest and best selected
stock of Carpets, Lace Curtains,
Oil Cloths, Window Shades,
Dress Goods, Silks, Cloaks,
Shawls, Rlankets, Flannels, Alpacas,
cashmeres, lirst and second mourning
goods, kid gloves, notions, hosiery,
ribbons, silk ties, ladies and gentle*
men underwear, linens, table and pi
ano covers, towels, lalle damask,
napkins, domestic goods, and thou
sands of other goods too numerous to
mention, arc now placed before our
old customers in the State of South
Carolina, ami we guarantee to the
public and people of this State espe
cially that through
OUR IMMENSE FACILITIES
and long established reputation with
buyers and sellers where
of dollars has been exchanged
through our house, that we can and >
always will give better satisfaction
quality; and prices
in goods purchased from us than any
other house South?
SAMPLES sent on applica
tion. N. B. Charges prepaid on all
goods over 810. Sent C. O. 1>. or
for post olllcc order.
Please mention this paper in order
FUROHGOTT, BENEDICT & CO.
^5"7T> King street, Charleston, S C.
Oct 2? ly
DYER ?f?t? SCOURER,
No. 84 Wentworth ?Irret, near Iht Old
CHARLESTON, S. C.
Gent?' Coats Vesta und Patita nicely
Cleaned, Dj'ed and Trcascd. Faded and
Moulded Clothing Renewed with the
THIS PAl XR IB OH FILS WITH
NEW STORE NEW STORE
IN THE TOWN OP
Sf? ID & TV I 6 1 ?
DA. SAIN NOT I FES THE CITIZENS OF ST. MATTHEWS, AND THE
? public generally that in the old staud of Clark's, near the Depot, will be
found a cheic? and rare selection of
Dry Goods, Groceries, Tobaccos and Segars. Liquors
both Foreign and Domestic, Hardware, $c.,
And nollcits a share or trade. Mr. J. PHIL. SAIN, who is In charge of the store
will be i*]ad to greet any all of his old customers, and new ones too, to;:whora ho
guarantees bargains as good as can be had Iu Charleston. Highest market prices
paid for all kinds of couutry produCtf*
St. MrtttiifeWB, September 6,1876.
" > mini), .ttlfi;
COME WITHIN THE RING
and enjoy the advantage ofTered by
m'e, which can't be beat by any House
in town. Your cheapest man to buy
A. B. WALKER.
AiOHO AVOHO AiOHO
JUST ARRIVED DIRECT FROM NEW YORK a select and Varied CARGO
Large failures of wholesale business houses baa enabled my agent*
North to buy immense consignments of goods at Rock Bottom Prices.
These I shall sell, as I bought, for cash at the lowest prices ever heard of*
The immense variety, the most select quality in every line of merchandise
Groceries, Dry Goods, Boots, Shoes, Hats, Caps, etc, etc, etc, will sur
prise every body, at my well known AUCTION AND" COMMISSION
HOUSE-, where I shall sell at prices so low as to astonish the good people
of Orangeburg and the surrounding counties.
nSV ^nSflSi 5? UlinBVl So famous famous for its rare brands
nit OHIlirLEi ElUUlfl of Native and Foreign Liquors is still
entirely separate and apart from my other department of business.
Call and examine for yourselves. I solicit your patronage most
respectfully,-because it is to your ovtn advantage to buy the best at the
Ofangeb\rrc. November 32, 1878. c 12mo
DRUGGIST AND CHEMIST
Iiis large and well selected stock of
Drags, MedMnes^Paintef Oils, Toilet and fancy Articles
LOW DOWN FOR CASH.
ALSO a lot of FINE TOBACCO FROM FORTY THREE- TO EIGHTY
Fivc cents per pound. Your patronago is respectfully solicited.
Orangeburg, S. O, July 12. 52 A. C. DUKES, M. D.
We beg leave to call the attention of those interested to our large and well se
lected stock of GROCERIES. CANNED FRUITS, DRY GOODS. FANCY6
GOODS. CLOTHING, BOO TS, SHOES Ac <Cc. to call at our store, before pur
chasing elsewhere as we are now prepared to offer the above goods at execeddtng
ly low prices.
N. B. We have Just received direct from the factory a largo line of ILLUMD
NATORS, Parlor and Store Lamps, also 23 and 4 light Chandeliers, and are en
abled to sell them at greatly reduced rates, we Invite all to see the light at ouY
? ton: and 'examine Stock and Prices.
SORENTR?E & LORYEA,
Russell Street, next door to McMnster'a.
ORANGEBURG, S. C, Sept 20,1878. . ?ut