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Tho Dial of Time.
Tick, tick, tick, tho hand 011 tho dial
Now points to the hour Qfonoi
Tlfc3em?H firaft of an infant voice
Proclaims a lifo begun.
Tick, tick, tick, a shy young maul
bits dreaming iu tho eveulidc.
And Bbe think* of the maidy grace of him
WLo late has left her side.
Tick, tick, tick, life's noon Is reached,
A fohd sweet kiss Is pressed
On the golden curls or a little child
" That bleeps on a mother's breast.
Tick, lick, tick, with noiseless tread
The years are slipping away ;
Tho hair has lost its golden hue,
Aud its color is turned to gray.
Tick, tick,-. bat the hands stands still;
Blow comes the feeble breath ;
Life's leeblo Hume at lust goes out
In the gloomy night of death.
?Tilden says he didn't cut Whitta
?A mule is tame enough in front
?but awfully wild behind.
?Can anyone improve his condi
tion by whning? If not whine not.
?*?Pm a moderate drinker" assert
ed an old toper: "1 only take ouc
(trink at a lime."
?The next move of tho Nihilists
will bo to get the Czar to fool around
u threshing machine.
?The Boston Post says the way to
retaiu your fooling when a goat
churgos is to sit down.
?The man who built his bouse out
of his poker winnings Bays that his
residence was built oh a u bluff."
?Faber has made a great deal ol
money from lead pencils ; which is the
dilllereucc between Faber and report
?"You are a man afcer my own
heart," as the blushing maiden con
fessed when her lover proposed mar
?The Omaha If< raid says a drink
of Council Bluffs whiskey will make a
man go olf to some secluded spot and
Now that diamonds can be made by
tho process of chemistry, it will be
hard to distinguish the common peo
ple from editors.
?It is a noticeable fact that salt
cod-fish and herring always are a
piotniuent leature in a bar-tender**
spread of a free lunch.
?A man will remember a broken '
leg much longer than be will a favor,
but that doesn't make a broken leg
much longer than a favor.
?An intelligent compositor sayb
*4A horse that is divided against ittell
cannot 6tand." We should say so?
unless the horse is a mule.
?A young lady named Sheep
changed her name to Lamb before she
had been in Michigan thirty-six hours.
She went West in quest of youth.
?Senator Davis, of West Virginia,
now a millionaire, used to be a rail
road braketnan. He made his money
by not slamming the doors of the cars.
?'?When I die,"said a weary hus
bund, "I want to go where there are
no more fires to make." "Perhaps
you muy," said ?bisgood wife.
?Deadwood obiluai ics state that
"the deceased was of tin unobtrusive
nature," when he didn't poke into
more than three lights a week.
?The man w(ho will wait two hours
for his turn in the barber's chair, will
get mad and thrash and scold if a
button isn't sewed on in just ten sec
^--A New Jersey colored man, w hose
wife had left him, said : "She would
como back if I flowed her some su
gar.; but I ain't frowin" no sugar, do
-De Lessep8 estimates that the
Brooklyn bridge will last for six cen
turies. We shall watch that bridge
with some curiosity jtiht. to see how
near he hits it.
-?You've perhaps noticed this. A
Boston paper says people always
tytrjpathiza with the under dog in a
light, but they bet their money on the
.?This is the season of the year
when young people go to the woods
to cat fruit-cake and pickles out of
the same plate. Tho proper name
for these excursions is picnics.
.?Commodore Null, the well
known dwnrf, is said to have kissed
more girls than any man in America.
??Boston l'ost. We did not know
that the Commodore had turned to be
a Brooklyn preacher.
?A man with delirium tremens
was picked up in Bridgeport. He
first gave his residence as Dan bury,
but drunk as he was he realized bow'
improbable that sound od, and imme
diately substituted New Haven.
:?When a father fears that his
daughter is going to miss a good
catch, he just notifies the young man
to keep away from her, and in less
than no time tho youth is moving
heaven and earth to get the girl.
?Professor?''Will you mention
tomo liquor that is lighter than wa
ter?'' Junior?"Alcohol." Profes
sor?"Can you mention any other
with which you aro familiar?" Jun
ior immediately searches for a club.
-r?Men have said, curiosity, thy
name is woman, vengeance, thy name
is woman, and several other things.
Perhaps after all, woman is every
thing mid we never thoroughly learn
anything until she tenches it to us by
? 'Do you think a man can run a
circus and be a Christian ?" asked the
serious man. "Well, I don't know?
yes." "Do you llrnk Barnum, for
instance, cau go to heaven?" "J
think he has a good show." was tho
rather equivocal reply. Strange
that some men can never be serious, I
A. F. II. DUKES, i
BRANCHVILLE, S. C,
Offers a large and varied stock of
attho IiOwest Ca<d? prices to make room
for a large
1 have also on hand a lot of the best
At the lowest possible ilgures.
Don't fail to come and examine my stock
belorc buying elsewhere.
&.. F. H. DUKES,
BRANCHVILLE, S. C.
IN PLANTATION GOODS,
DRY GOODS AND GROCERIES,
St. Matthews S. 0.
We respectfully call the attention ol
the farmers to our general stoch
of GOODS ami solicit a call ivheut"*??
they vi->it St. Matthews, A full and
fresh stock constantly in store.
Buy! Buy! Buy!
J. I. SOEENTRUE,
before- all are sold at the prices named
Best French Sardines lfiets per box,
Fine Bottled Pickles 15 cents,
Fresh Tomatoes, 3 lb cans, 20 cents,
Largo Fut Mackerel 8 for 25 couts,
Best quality' Codllsh 3 lbs for 96 cents,
Leaf Lard 11 lbs for ?1,
Rio Coffee (best) 5 lbs for ttt,
Mustard and Pepper 1-1 lb boxes 10c
? A full line of
Always on band at the towost priccg.
Good Plug Tobacco at 40 cts per lb
J. I. S0RENTR?E.
A PURELY VEGETABLE REMEDY
For Internal and External Ubo,
Is a SURE CURE for all the Diseases for which It Is rocommended,
and Is ALWAYS PERFECTLY SAFE In tho hands of
even tho most Inoxpcrlcnced persons.
Tt Im a mire nncl quick remedy for corciis, BURK
THROAT, Ci;i!,l,S, und nlinilar trouble*; otfordu instant relief
in th? moil malignant forms of DIPUTUEUIA, and In iho best
known remedy for Ulli:! .tiATis.n und NEURALGIA.
THE OLDEST, BEST, ANFmOST WIDELY KNOWN
FAMILY MEDICINE IM THE WORLD.
It linn been lined with nuch wonderful uurccan in all
pari? of 'A* world ior CRAMPS, CHOLERA, I) IA H R 11 (I
DYSENTERY, and all ROWEL COMPLAINTS, that it it
considered an unfailing cure for these diseases.
HAS STOOD THEJEST OF 40 YEARS' CONSTANT
USE IN ALL COUNTRIES AND CLIMATES.
It In RECOMMENWEO i?y "I'liyhlclnnH, MiHtrinnnrlcii,
Ministem, Malinger* of Plnntutinnn. Wurk-SIionn, and
Pnctnricii, Nursrn in Ilonpitaln ?iu abort, by Everybody
everywhere who bus ever given It a trial.
IT IS V/ITHOUTXRjm ACA LINIMENT.
It tihould always Im lined for Pniu In tlio Uncle nnd Side,
and brings rpeedy and permanent relief in all ca^es of Bruises*
Cut*, SprnJns, Severe IlurnH, Senilis, etc
NO FAMILY CAN SAFELY HE WITHOUT IT. It will
annually BAVO lnauv tiiuos its eoHt in doctors' billn, and its pricu
brinpi it within tboYrach of all. It In pold at 2flc. 50c. and Sl.OO
a bottle, nnd uiu bo obtained from all drutTfiats.
PERRY DAVBS & SOtf?, Providence, RD 6.
May 14, ISSO-Gin
DOWN THEY TUMBLE!
DRY GOODS HAVE DECLINED AT
HEMR Y E O H N'S.
The protracted Inactivity of trade has induced manufacturers of Dry Goods to
work oil* their immense ? tucks ou hand by a general reduction of prices.
IT JH 3ST II Y K O IT. IST
Taking advantage of the opportunity now offers
500 PIECKS CA LI CO
oUU PIECKS CALICO
AT SEVEN CENTS.
AT SEVEN CENTS.
These Prints are all new and choice, Standard makes and fast colors.
All other goods have been marked down in proportion.
SPRING AND SUMMER DRESS GOODS.
AU kinds of Black ank Fancy Dress Goods from (5 I 4 cents per yard to the ilncst
goods imported, selling rapidly at our low popular prices.
WHITE DRESS GOODS
Including Figured and Dotted Swiss Lace striped and checked Cambrics, Nain
sooks, Piques, Marseilles, etc.
HOSIERY aki> GLOVES.
The best English. German and French makes In Gloves a ml stockings in plain
and lancy colors. Lisle Thread, Dalbriggnu and Silk for Misses, Ladles and Gen
BOY'S and MEN'S
CLOTHING CLOTHING CLOTHING.
In this line I am the acknowledged leader as regard* styles and low prices.
Goods are better made, better trimmed, and cut in better style than can bo found in
any other (.Jothing Houses.
Our reputation in keeping in tho best assortment and the very best qualities for
the least money is still maintained. Ask for the colcbrated baud made stock, every
The King of all Sewing Machines
rJTJio "Wlilte" SHuttle Sowing- lUnoliino.
Late improvements a^ain perfected?Terms and prices to suit.
For Spring and Summer wear?if you cannot come for a Fashion paper, send for
/reo of charge, ?
We particular Invite our Friends and Patrons to call early to secure the Bargains
before tboy are all gone. Respectfully
HENRY KOH N.
P. 6. CANNON,
GKin and Locksmith,
and dealer in
Gun?) IPistols and. General Hardware?
ORANGEBURG, S. C.
KEEPS constantly on hand a full and complete stock of Guns and Pistols of
every description, Pocket Knives. Table Knives and Forks. Spoons, Scissors,
und in fact almost anything In the Hardware lino. I make a specialty-of Carpen
ters* Tools, Farming Implements, Cooking Utensils, Fishing Tackle, Sportsuiens'
Goods, such as Shot, Powder, Gun wads, etc., etc., also
THE LIGHT RUNNING REMINGTON SEWING MACHINE,
The best and cheapest Machine manufactured.
The public are cordially invited to examine my stock before purchasing as I am
determined not to bo undersold. Repairing of all kinds done with neatness and
dipatch. P. G. CANNON.
Orangeburg, S. C, Jan. 30,1880?ly
9 ?? rin&~9 9f9R&*
MY STOCK COMPRISES
Uisy Goods and Groceries
IN GREAT VARIETY".
The Ovy Goods embrace Ladles und Metis Dress Good*, White and Colored
Cotton Goods, I'rints, Men's and Buys' Clothing. Hats and Cups,
"Boots and Slioes,
To suit all classes. Also full lines of
GROCERIES AND TOBACCOS.
And in fact everything to be found lu a ilrst class store.
Thanking the public for their generous patronage in the past, I respectfully
solicit a continuance of the same, promisin? to s?dl everything at the lowset posEi-1
blc price. The highert market price paid for
Cotton, Corn, Peas, Rice, &c.
And all other Country Produce. A call solicited. No trouble to show goods.
JOHN C. PIKE,
Orangeburg, S. C, Mar 28-tf Corner Church and I?us?ell Streets.
ICE CREAM ICE CREAM
GOOD NEWS !
Re-opening of Joseph Eroes' Ice Cream
Stop and refresh yourself, having dono so, carry some home in a neat little patent
lee Cream Bag [for which no charge] for your wives, sisters, cousins, aunts and
Orangel^Tirg* Ice House !
Ice for sale In any quantity, send rr.pe or bag to save expenses.
I am also still keeping the (inest assortment of
Oranges, Lemons, and Nuts of all descriptions, cheaper than any where.
SOMETHING NEW AND DELICIOUS
In housekeeping Shepp's Dedicated Cocoa Nut, also frosh Raisins, Currants,
Citron, Canned goods.
FINE CIGARS, TOBACCOS, PIPES
and smokers articles. Call once and you will call again.
JOSEPH E HO
Orangehurg, S. C, Sept. 28-tf
IM I!l! I?! I!!! I!!! IUI I!!! I!!! Ill
DVERTISE a large and varied stock of Goods, consisting in part of
Sugar, Tea, Soap, Tinware, Lemons, Butter Nuts,
Cotl'ee, Spice, Sapolio, Stone waro, Oranges CocoaNuts,
Bacon, Ginger, Washing Soda, Glassware, Apples, Pecans,
Flour, Pepper, Lye, Crockery ware, Cabbages, Almonds,
Lard, Nutmegs, Potash, Wooden ware, Confectionery, Currants,
Hams, Copperas, Starch, Sillers, Candy, ' Prunes.
In fact the largest and best variety of Fancy and Staple Grocerlos kept in Orange
burg, at prices Ten to Twenty percent less than any house iu town.
I mean Just what I say,
PI I sell for los6 than any one,
Or give my goods away.
A. B. WAIKEB,
Osangcburg, April 4,1870. Leader of Low Prices.
lo wonderful In its conception* un?
precedentod for doing a largo range of
sewing in textile fabrics and leather. Its
motions are continuous, admitting of an
extraordinary rate of speed, either by
steam or foot power. Every motion of the
treadle makos six stitches, thus produc
ing about one-third more work In a day
than other Sowing Machines. St has no
stop motions, and tightens the stitch with
tho noedlo out of the fabric. It uses the
well-known Wilson Compound Feed on both sides of the needle. It
has two-thirds loss parts thnn any other first-class Sewing Machine.
Its arm 13 fully eight and ono-half inches long and five and one-half
Inches high, and the whole Machine Is very compactly and seien*
flflcally constructed In proportions, elegance, design and appear*
anco. Its simple, powerful and perfect mechanism places it as far
In advance of all other Sewing Machines as the telephone Is superior
to tho tin speaking tube. The WSUSOM MENDING ATTACHMENT,
for repairing all kindo of toxtile fabrics WITHOUT PATCHING, fur*
nlshed FREE with ail WILSON SEWIWC MACM3WES, together with
a Tucker, RufTlcr, Cr.i'dor. Setof Kammers. Sinder. fit?.
These Machines are on exhibition and for sale by
Orangeburir. S. C . Nov 7lh, 1879.?tf
The Improved Water Elevator
OR A3STGrKHTJJf?.Gr, S- CJ.
IF you would enjoy good health you must use pure
water. To the citizens of Orjmgcburg. Aiken.
EdjreTield. Hampton, and Barnwel counties: Having
purchased lim exclusive righr of said counties for the
Improved Water Elevator and Purifier, we offer tin:
same for sale. This Elevator has no superior. It is
simple, cheap and durable, having no wooden tubing
to decay and pollute the water. No iron tubing to
rust or corrode. No Hanges or valves to wear out. or
to get out of order. It-quires no attachment! below
the platform and will bist Throo Times as long as
any pump. Will make had water good, and rood
water better. A thorough investigation id all that is
necessary to convince you of Its merits.
MERONEY & BAXTER.
h Sewing Machine
TUB BEST OF AI.I,.
Unrivaled in Appearance,
Unparalleled in Simplicity,
Unsurpassed in Construction,
Unprecedented in Popularity,
And Undisputed in tiio Broad Claim
OF OCIMQ THE
VERY BEST OPERATING
y HANDSOOIE8T, AND
Most Perfect Sewing Jlachinn
IN THE WORLD.
Tho grea t popularity o! tho Whlta Is the most con
vincing tributo to Its excellence nnd superiority
overothor machines, and In submitting it to tho
trade we put It upon Its merits, and In no Instance
has it ever yet failed to satisfy any recommendation
The demand forth* White has Increased to such
an extent that we aro now compelled to turn out
Comyloto So-wiaa-C SuZeu-.T-. 1 T-.o
evory tlvroo xraAsi.'vxtea Is.
t-h.0 0.3.37- to ts-va-pply
XhO clOTTfl CTt cL I
Every machine Is warranted (or 3 years, and
sold tor c-sh at liberal discounts, or upon easy
payment*, to suit tho convenience ot customers.
JWAOSltia IH miOCCEHID TX2?TT0B7.
WHITE SEWING MACHINE CO.,
Us 36C Euclid Ave.. Cleveland. Ohio.
For Sale by
CALL HW.H CALX
At the People's Bakery,
ESTABLISHED IN 1S71,
BY THE PRESENT PROPRIETOR
Who Is still ready and willing to
BREAD, ROLLS, PBE3
of all descriptions.
Gr U N Gr E R S
by tbe barrel or box.
BREAD FOR CAMP-MEETINGS,
Any other meetings at short notice.
JUST RECEIVED FRESH CONFEC
TION All YS. FANCY GOOD? AND
NOTIONS, which will be sold as low its
any that can be bought in Orangeburg.
Thankful forth*' pnsi patronage of niy
friends and the public I still solicit a con
tinuance of their custom;
T. W. ALBERGOTTI,
Next door to Mr. J. P. llarlev.
Oi?MKcbnrg, Sept 13, 1878 * ly
Is a purely vegetable bitter and powerful
tonic, and is warranted a speedy and cer
tain cure for Fever and Ague, Chills
und Fever. Intermittent or Chill
Fever, Remittent Fovcr, Dumb Ague.
Periodical or Bilious Fever, and all
malarial disorders. In miasmatic dis
tricts, tho rapid pulse, coated tongue,
thirst, lassitude, loss of appetite, pain in
the bock and loins, nud coldness of the
spino and extremities, aro only premoni
tions of severer symptoms which termin
ate in tho ague paroxysm, succeeded by
high fovcr and profuso perspiration.
It is a startling fact, tbat quinine, ar
senic, and other poisonous minerals form
tho hasis of most of tho " Fever and Ague
Preparations," "Specifics," ?'Syrups,"
and "Tonics," in tho market. The prep
arations made from these mmoral poisons,
although they aro palatable, and may
break the chid, do not cure, but leave tho
.malarial and their own drug poison in
*tho system, producing quinism, dizziness,
ringing in tho ears, headache, vertigo, and
other disorders moro formidable than
tho disease they were intended to care.
Aveu's Ague CURE thoroughly eradicates
these noxious poisons from,.tho system,
and always cures the severest cases. It
contains no quinine, mineral, or any thing
that could injure tho most delicate pa
tient; anil its crowning excellence, abovo
its certainty to cure, is that it leaves tho
system as free from disease as before the
For Liver Complaints, Ayer's Aoob
Cure, by direct action on the liver and
biliary apparatus, drives out the poisons
which produce these complaints, and
stimulates the syBtein to a vigorous,
"Wo warrant it when token according
Prepared by Dr. J. C. Ayer &, Co.,
Practical and Analytical Chcixti?ta,
BOLD OT ALI. DRUQ018T8 EVEnTWHEOS.
October 3, 1S79?Ty
(Formerly McDowell House)
IIENDEESQNVILLE, N. C.
HAVING purchased tho McDowell
House, the undersigned begs leave
to inform the traveling public that he has
furnished it throughout in modern style,
and will endeavor to keep a first c]ass
bouse. The proprietor will give his per
sonal attention to the bouse, and q> all
in his power to make guests comfortable.
The table will be supplied with the best
the market affords. Polite and attentive
servants. Terms moderate.
A. J. DODAMEAD, Proprietor.
(Formerly of the Virginia House, Colum
bia, S. C.
J. It. Thackam, Clerk.
(Late of the Columbia Hotel. Colum
bia, S. C. April 2d, 1880
TAKE A CERTIFICATE
Mutual Endowment Assess
rpiIIS scheme of Lifo Insurance is got
X ten up by the best business men of
Baltimore ,u a mutual protection among
its members. It is based upon pnrely
business principles aw* is perfectly relia
ble, affording tho safest and cheapest plan
on which life risks can be taken, Mr. J
S. Alb9rgc?ttl represents this company for
this county and will issue certificates.
Ho in riles examination aad will be
pleased to give all information needed.
April 2nd, 18S0? Om