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THE 1i1~ il ERALD BUjLLETIN.
G-F. GR-EENEKE, PUB'. Fair Week, Wednesday., October 22, 1879. FREE DISTRIBUTION.
ONE, TWO, THREE AND FOUR HORSE
Which gave such universal satisfaction to
our customers last season. Boulght bel'ore
the recent heavy advance in Iran, and of
cred to our friends for next thirty days. at
old prices for cash. Now is your tinic to
get a good wagon cheap.
S. P. BOOZER'S
ARNESS, 8IDDLERY, K
One, Two and Four Horse Wagon lar
ingle and Double Buggy Harness.
Me Youths' and Boys' Saddles.
Wagon andBz!ggy Collars, Wagon' and
ugyWhips, Riding and -Blind Briales.
ad Cloths, Horse Coyers, Halters, &c.,
Intending to make a specialty of the above
mentioned Goods, I have probably the lar
gest stock ever offered in Newberry, and
would ask your atteution to the same, feel
ing assured that I can suit you in quality
S. P. BOOZER.
National Bank of Nowberry,
NEWBERRY, S. C.
PAID UP CAPITAL
'Surplus Profits, $65,000.00.
R. L. MCCAUGHRIN, President.
JOHN B. CARWILE, Cashier.
T. S. DUNCAN, Ass't Cashier.
IF WU WATTO ATTEND THR COINTY FAIR
IN A NICE FITTING
Suit of Clothes,
E. A. SCOTT'S
Fashionable Clothing Store,
Where you can be fitted out in the LATEST
No. C. WILSON,
Agent for the Following Guanos and
Pacific Soluble Guano and
Wand Guano and Acid,
0. L. SCHIUMvPERT,
Office, No. 11 Boyce Street,
NEFWBERR Y. S. C.
Newberry as it is to-day--Its Business
and its Advantages.
Newberry is one of the most thriving
towns in the State. With an enterpris
ing and energetic population, backed
UP by a fertile country and industrious
and successful planters, she would long
ago have risen to the dignity and pro
portions of a city but for her lack of
railroad facilities. Her energy and
pluck are shown by the manner with
which she has met and overcome mis
fortunes. A fire in 1865 destroyed
nearly half of the business portion of
the town, but so completely has she re
covered that the fact is scarcely remem
bered. March 8, 1877, a terrible con
fiagration swept away a large portion
of the business part of town. Starting
at Pool's Hotel, corner of Pratt and
Caldwell Streets, it laid in ashes every
store on both sides of Pratt Street for a
distance of two blocks. At present
there is nothing to indicate the ravages
of that fire except the handsome build
ings that have taken the places of those
destroyed, and th;e ascending walls of
what is soon to be one of the handsomest
hotels in the State. On the 17th of Feb.
1879, anothergreat fire occurre', sweep
ing away the entire block of stores en
closed by Pratt, Caldwell, Friend and
Nance Streets. Already the entire
block is re-built, except the three stores
on the corner, which are now going up,
and the last state of that block will be
far better than the first. Newberry h4s
had several other fires of less impor
tance; but she seems to be imbued with
the qualities of Phoenix, and rises each
time from her ashes with fresher beau
ty and vigor.
As a cotton market Newberry has no
superior in the interior of the State.
Our lands are admirably adapted to the
fleecy staple. Some idea of the busi
ness done here in that line may be ga
thered from the following figures, show
ing the number of. bales shipped from
this point for several years pnst, from
September to September:
1873-4, 25,52t j 1876-7, 19,95
1874-5, 25,156 1877.8, 17,330
1875-6, 21,855 I 1878-9, 19,067
There are fifty-three stores in Newber
ry, divided as follows: Dry Goods 12;
Groceries 8; Dry Goods and Groceries
combined 6; Confectioneries, Cigars,
etc, 2 ; Bar-rooms 6 ; Furniture 2;
Drugs 3; Hardware 2; Bookstores 2-;
Millinery 3; Bakery 1; Tinware .2;
Shoes 1; Saddlery and Harness 1; Jew
elry 2. There are 2 Livery Stables, a
Thespian Club and Hall, a National
Bank, 2 Newspapers, 2 Trial Justices,
22 Lawyers, 6 Physicians, 3 Dentists.
2 Undertakers, 1 Marble yard, and 9
Cliurches,-6 white and D colured. Her
population is between 2,500 and 3,000.
The health of Newberry cannot be ex
celled by that of any section of the Sate.
Her educational facilities are of a very
superior character. The Newberry
College, under the :mfspices of the Lu
tarian in its spiit and1( instruction, is
presided over by a complete and able
Faculty. We pavo niso the Newberry
Feniale Academy, under Prof. A. 1P.
Pifer,a thornlistmor, -ane4 by
competent assistants. Though only an
"Academy", its course of instruction
will compare favorably-with that of any
of those female institutions in the State
that bear the pretentious and high
sounding title of "Colleges"
Taking Newberry all round, in her
social, religious, educational and busi
ness advantages, there is not a more
pleasant nor desirable place anywhere.
This is abundantly proved by the fact
that very few ever leave her to hunt
other homes; if they do they soon re
gret it, and in nine cases out of ten
they are glad to return. To a Newber.
rian it is emphatically truethat "there
is no place like home."
Our County Fair.
Newberry had the best County
Agricultural Society in the State be
fore the war. With such men as JohD
Belton O'Neall at its head every citi
zen felt a pride in its success, an.I the
influence it exerted upon the far:ning
and mechanical interests of the Couu
ty were very marked. The war broke
up the organization, and it was not till
last yrar that the matter was revived.
The present Agricultural and Mechan
ical Society was organized the 17th
of August, 1878, with the following
officers: President, John C. Wilson;
1st Vice-President, Thus. W. lollo
way; 2nd, John MeCarley; 3rd, John
R.. Spearwan, Sr.; 4th, W. D. Hardy;
Se~retary and. Treasuier, George -.
Mower; Exceutive Committee, A. J.
Kilgore, Alan Johostone, J. A. Sligh,
S. A. Hunter, and M. Werts.
So short was the time allowed for
preparation that many were in favor
of not making any :atteinpt at a Fair
last year; but it was decided to d-> the
best possible. . Preparations were made
hurriedly, and the Fair was held in
-r. Mower's buildings on. the corner
oTPratt and McKibben Streets, and
the small grounds attached, ou the
20th, 21st and 22d of November. Its
success far exceeded the most san
guine expectations.. Every depart
ment was well represented and the at
tendance was very good.. Over $500
was taken in as gate money alone.
Quite a number of premiums in money
and silver was distributed, without
incurring any debt. At the close of
the Fair the officers of the Society,
who bad performed their duties so
satisfactorily, were re-elected. Eight
acres of land was purchased on Main
Street, and the Executive Cowiitt6e
have worked like beavers for the past
four months in putting the grounds in
proper condition. Unlimited praise
is due to Messrs. Kilgore ard Alan
Jobnstone for their self-sacrificing and
constant labors in this work. We
now have Fair Grounds that are une
qualled in the State, outside of Colum
bia, and in some respects are superior
to those. The Fair of 1879 openls to
day unider very faoal asir
The whole ounty adsrounding
Counties, to a large extent, are inter
meing themselves in its success.
J. , MITHEME,
NEWBERRY, S. C.
Always Pays the Top of the Market.
J. N, 3ARTINo J. B. MARTIN.
J. N. MARTIN & coo,
(Successors to Mayes & Martin,)
GROCERIES, GRAINS, HARDWA, &c.
Agents for the Piedmont Manufacturing
Also, Agents for Buggies and Wagens,
and Cotton Gins.
NE WBER R Y, S. C.
One Hundred Raw Hide,
At PINE GROVE TANNERY.
MARTIN & MOWIER
D. B. WHEELER & co.,
New Store, Next to 1. D. Cah.
FULL STOCK OF
Poroign and Domestic Dry goods,
NOTIONS, BOOTS, SHOES,
Cothinas, Trettnks, V?!faox, Ubots
ookitg tasses, Oackery and
Satisfaction guaranteed and lowest prices.
Call and see us.
J. B. LEONARD,
Wholesale and Retail Dealer in
Wines, Liquors, Segars, Tobaccos, Pipes,
Corner Main and Iance Stree,
NEWBERRY, S. C.
"ETROPOLITAN" FURNITURE ROOD
ROBT. Y. LEAVELL, Proprietor.
Black Walnut and Poplar Chamber Suits,
suac ae ad Wood Top Tab es
nutan.d Poplar Wadrobes, Bureaus, Bd
andl Maple Cane-Seat Chairs, Patent Bed
springs ai MattreeCs. Wall Paper. Win
<ow $haI:(e-s ai F itu"s 1ic ures and
Fraines, Mirror Plate~ to 1i' ini O1h! Frames,
The Best Goods Made! Latest Designs! At
Prices to Suit! Come and See !