Special and Local.
THURSDAY JULY 12, 1883.
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II D*X TO NSw ADVERTISEMENTS.
Headquarters-Wrig)-. & Coppock.
Physicians-W. E. i'hlham.
A child of Mr. Ap. Albritain died on
the 6th instant.
Miss Nancy Derrick, an aged lady,
died near Holly's Ferry last 'riday, of
On Friday. the 6th instant, James
Blair Martin, son of Mr. J. N. Martin,
died of Typhoid fever.
A lot of fine lamp-3 saved from the
fire wiil be sold at astonishingly low
t f L. A. EAST.
Work given out. On receipt of yomt
address we will make an offer by whiel
you caii earn $3 to $7 evenings, at your
home. Men, women, boys er girls cau
do it. H. C. WILKINSON & CO., 19Z
and 197 Fulton Street, New York.
May 10 2 m
What will be To-Morrow ?
My friend you never ask this ques
tion when eating a a hearty supper at
night. But I will answer it for you.
A genuine case of cramp colic anel
other stomachic disorders which caI
nily be alleviated with Norman's Neu
tralizing Cordial. Sold everywhere.
Home of the "Moonshiner."
Rabun County, Ga., is the bannet
county of the United States for "Moon
shine" whiskey. The people there use
it for ailments. But a change hai
taken place recently. Mr. H. S. Dun.
can is selling Norman's Cordial whici
is a much better medicine. 25 and $1
Last Saturday afternoon parts o
our County were visited with a terrifk
storm of rain and wind, accompanied,
in places, with hail. We learn that on
Mr. Wm. Barre's place, out towards
Kinard's, a gin house, one negre
cabin, and a number of chimneys
were blown down. From that place
the track of the storm was across
towards Ashford's ferry. The hur.
ricane was unusually severe in the
Chincapins." We learn. too, thai
daaewas done to fences and houses
ithe lower part of the Count-y.
If you have signs of pulnionary trouble,
ctpromptly. "A stitch in time saves n.ue
Cmpound Oxygen will certainly arrest the
progress of consumption if used in the carly
sages of that disease. It has already dont
so ina large number of cases. In proof of
will be furnished by Drs. Starkoy & Palen.
1109 Girard Street, Philadelphia. If yo:
would like to submit your case and get at
opiniou of your condition, write to there
* and state all your symptoms clearly. I1
WILL COST YOU NOTHING, AS THEY DO No1
CHA RGE FOR CON.SULTATIONs. Their repl)
and the documentary evidence which they
will furnish as to what has been done bI
their new Treatment, and also as to their
* professional standing, will put you in a posi
tion to judge for yourself whether to use
their Treatment or not. 2t
Trying to Fool U. S.
Mon day mnortuing Bill Daw~kins, col
oredl, ptresented a money order for five
dollars, to the postmaster, and asked
hinm to cash it. Mr. Boone havina
bee.n notitied of the loss of an ordet
for 35 by Charles Zobel. and suspect
ing crookedness, asked William howi
tiLs order camne into his possession.
Ke said that he bought it from Aller1
Spearman, colored, who proved to be
his coinpanion in iniquity. As the
postmaster had no difliculty in dlecid
ing that the order presented was the
one lost by Mr. Zobel, he turned the
dakgentlemen over to the police.
eU. S. Comissioner Dennis was notifi.
e,and he discharged the prisoners,
* it appearing that they had found the
order. and that their greatest offense
6 OFFICE OF COUNTY AUDITOR,
July 11, 1883.
The Board of Assessors of the differ
ent Townships will meet at the
Auditor's office on the following dates,
Township No. 1, July 23.
" 2 " 24.
3 " 25.
N " "5 "27.
6 " 28.
S " 31.
"9, August 1.
10 " 2.
" 11 " 3.
All persons having business with the
Board will meet them then.
JNO. K. NANCE,
Frank Leslie's Sunday Magazine.
The August number is even more brilliant
than usual; the variety and excellence ol
the contents are highly creditable to the
editor, and commend it not only to relgious
.but to general readers-they combine most
edifying, entertaining and instructive read
ing No. VHI of Religious Denominations"
in the United States, What is Episcopacy ?'
is contributed by Rev, Charles H. Hail, D.
D.; there are portraits of the late Bishops
Chinning Moore. of Virginia, and Waim
wright, of New York. "The American Pil
grim in Palestine." by De Leon, and "Among
the Natives of the North," by Lieutenant
Schwatka, are continued. There are also
interesting articles by Ida Hervey. Rev. W.
W. De Hart, Aifreton Hervey, Rev. B. Ben
ham Rev. H. M. Field, etc. The charming
stor~es "The City of the Sun," and "Mr.
Burke's Nieces," are continued, and there
are essays, sketches and poems of rare merit.
The editor, T. D)e Witt Talmage, contributes
"Helpfulness." and a sermon to the Home
lpit, "Spice in Religion." The mrisce'llany
iabundant and the illustrations profuse. No
family should be with'>ut this excellectl
magazine. Price 25 cents a copy; $3 a year,
postpaid. Mrs. Frank Leslie, Publisher, .53,
55 and 57 Park Place, New York.
Several barkeepers of Charleston
have been senMnced to $200 fine or
six months in the Penitentiary, for
-retailing liquor without license.
Benjamin Perry, colorea, is to be
hanged at Greenville, August 17,
special attention at
my Drug Store.
Nonme but pure and
W. E. PELHAM.
Newberry County Sunday School Con
The State Sunday School Conven
tion meets at Newberry on Wednes
day July 25, at 8.30 P. M., and will
probably continue in session until
Friday noon July 27. The County
Convention will be called to order on
Friday, July 27, at 2. P. M., for organ
ization for another year and reports
from the Schools.
The delegates however are earnestly
requested to attend the sessions of the
State Convention on Thursday and
Friday, July 26 and 27, if unable also
to attend the sessions on Wednesday
Each school is entitled to three del
Pastors and Superintendents are
earnestly requested to see that every
school in their charge is represented
and to urge the delegates to attend the
sessions of the State Convention.
The work is important. Do not
The usual hospitalities will be ex
tended to delegates while attending
the meetings of the two Conventions.
By order of the Executive Com
GEO. S. MOWER,
The following sales were recorded
in the Auditor's office during the month
May 25, 1883-J. W. P. Drown to
Frances C. Brown, } intere:t in 571
acres in No. 9, bounded by Brown &
Moseley and others, price nominal.
May 23, 1883-D. B. Wheeler and
Eliza C. Houseal to Della Wheeler, I
acre lot in Newberry, bounded by
lands of T. C. Pool and others, $2,500.
June 7. 1883-Peter Rodelsperger to
Louisa M. Rodelsperger, * acre lot in
Newberry, bounded by lands of Win.
Johnson and others, nominal.
June 7, 1883-Peter Rodelsperger to
Wm. Johnson, 34-100 acre lot in
Newberry, bounded by lands of S. P.
Boozer and others, $340.
May 16, 1883-Jno. B. Carwile to the
Newberry Cotton Mills, five acre lot in
Newberry, bounded by lands of X. B.
Mazyck and others, $4,500.
June 11, 1883-Jno. F. Neece to
Cordelia L. Beagin one lot in Helena,
bounded by lands of Wm. H. Pratt
and others, 8500.
Feb. 9, 1883-Geo. S. Mower. ex'or.
of Isabella Birge, to Mary E. Koon, 2
,4-5 acre lot in Prosperity, bounded by
lands of W. S. Birg and others, $275.
June 12, 1883-Wm. Langford to the
Newberry Cotton Mills 25 acres in
Newberry, bounded by lands of Geo.
A. Laugford and others, $2,000,
June. 21, 1883-A. C. Jones to
Wheeler Brothers, 2 acres in New
berry, bounded by lots of C. L. Havird
and others, $275.
June 25, 1883--Geo. A. Langford to
the Newberry Cotton Mills, 12 acres
in Township 1, bounded by lands of
Geo. A. Langford and others, $11.20.
June 29, 1883-Jesse D. Hornsby to
Jessie F. Gilder one and t acres in
Newberry, bounded by lands of Jas.
K. Gilder and others, $650.
The Court of General Sessions.
The Court of Sessions met Monday
morning, Judge KerTh;aw presiding.
The grand jurors were p romnptly at
their places, and the Judge delivered
to them a short charge in wh:ich he ex
plained their general powes and due
ties, and the natu~re of the crimes
charged in certain hills of inicitment
handed out by the Sol'citor.
A remarkable circumnstaniee in con
neetion with this Court, and one al
most without parallel, is that only one
petit juror had to be called, at the
opening, and he answered promptly.
- The following cases were disposed
State against Austin Weaver, charg
ed with burglary and larceny, nol.
prossed, The defendant is serving a
term in the penitentiary.
State vs, 0. P. Saxon, carrying con
cealed weapon,-transferred to con
tingent calendar. State vs. 0. P. Saxe
on, Assault wvith intent to kill--tranis
ferred to same calendar.
State vs, U. B. Whites. breach of
trust with fraudulent intent-contin
ued by the State, on account of the
sickness and absence of Winthrop
Williams, the Comptroller's clerk, a
material witness in the case. State vs.
U. B. Whites, failing to turn over
moneys to his successor in offce-con
tinue'by the State, for the same rea
State vs. Eli Franklin, assault and
battery with intent to kill-nol. pros,
the prosecutor being absent.
State vs. Anthony Henly, murder
not guilty. Henly is the boy who kill
ed Robt. Cannon by stabbinghim in the
head. It appeared at the trial that lhe
struck in self defence.
State vs. Aaron and James Milling,
burglary and larceny-not guilty as to
Aaron, guilty as to James. James is
about nine years old. lHe served a
term in the County jail last year.
The Judge sentenced him in this case,
to imprisonment in the penitentiary
State vs. Silas Snowden, burgl:ary
and larceny-guilty. The prison;-r
broke into a hen-house and stole one
hen. Sentenced to hard work in the
penitentiary, for the term of two years.
State vs. Zach. W. Taylor, as: uilt
and battery with intent to kill, and
assault and battery of a high and ag
gravated nature-found guilty of as
sault and battery of a high aind aggra
State vs. Luther Rish, carrying pistol
concealed about the person-guilty.
State vs . Jacob Litzsey, burglary
State vs.' Wmn. Johnson, robbery
mistrial. The prisoner was in the
Yankee army, but was discharged at
Columbia, and came to Newberry in
1876. He fell in love with Newberrv,
as well as with a Newberry woman,
and he has been in the County ever
since. He was prosecuted by H. 0.
Berry, of Edgefield.
State vs. Hannah Field, assault and
battery of a high and aggravated
State vs. Coleman Hix and Charley
Gallimuan, burglary and larceny
The grand jury was discharged
NEwERRY C. H., S. C., June 30.1883
List of advertised letters for week ending
Floyd,MrsElizabethA, Pratt, Benjamin
Green, Miss Nancy, REobinson, Hampton
Jackson, Thomar, RBolinson, Louisa
Oliver, Abram, 1Strother, Francis
Parties calling for letters will plaesay
a jaded R.W. BOO .E P. M.
3niffies at Glenn's Spring.
Yes, I am at Glenn's, old Glenn's of
ny old happy memory; got here at
r.30 in the twilight gloaming Saturday
veuing,last, tired, almost fagged out
y the long, hot ride by rail, through
dusty, parched country which is suf
ering for rain, and supplemented by
he twelve mile hack ride from Spar
;anburg. How my bones ached. Every
nile of that weary, jolting, thumping.
)umping ride I wished I were home
gain. Before leaving Spartanburg I
net the Rev. J. B. Campbell, and
vould have accepted his pressing invi
;ation to lie over, but I dislike to lie-if
t only be over,-when the objective
)oiut is definitely fixed upon, I don't
ike to make two bites at a chewing,
)articularly if a sour one as in this
ase, I was tired. I promised to visit
in on my return, after convalescing.
forgot to inform the reader that I am
)n the convalesce, have been on it
ince Friday, the day I left my sick
>ed, and pulled away from home fa.t
mnings and comforts, to hunt the thing
eyond all price-health. I have had
very little of it in late years, and ap
preciate it very much when a little
:aste is afforded me. I HoPE TO FINiD
[T HERE, and Mr. Wistar Simpson, the
[ather of the clever boys who run the
[Iotel, and for whom the spring yields
its supply of life-giving water, tells
me t-at I surely shall. I believe him.
[ am pleased to say that he is looking
md feeling vastly better than when I
aw him one month ago. I am not
the only one here, there are SIXTY
)THER CONVALESCENTS; almost every
ounty in the State is represented by
>ne or more. I need not say that
Newberry is-Clark is here and look'
is keen as a cambric needle, Burns is
iere, vastly improved, Wheeler is here
ilso, and so is Reagin and then I am
here, and Eugene gnitfes; my old and
long tried friend, Capt. Sigwald is
here, for which I am glad, besides
many others, among whom are a large
umber of wives, mothers and daugh -
ters, the latter largely predominating,
and but for the fact that most of the
gentlemen here have unruly livers,
inmanageable kidneys, weak digestive
organs or some one or more of the
many ills to which flesh is heir, I
might think that these fair ones
have come HERE TO GET HUSBANDS.
but such is not the case. Many of
them, no doubt, in spite of their frisk
iness and ability to hide the canker of
disease, have similar troubles, and
have to drink the water, and partake
of the good things afforded by the
ouse. I notice that there are no
vacant places at table, the entire sixty.
ive doing full work. How pleasant
it is when brethren dwell together in
unity, and they can do so when the
needs of the stomach are properly
provided for. I occupy a cabin, it is
cooler than the hotel, and I can soouer
get up a good condition of convales
eence in the cool of the cabin than in
the main building, and it shall be my
pleasure tp tell you very soon how I
am progressipg. In the meantime I
will like to see Newberry coming up
to her old time duty witlh a larger re
presentation at Glenn's than there is
at present. Several inquiries have
been made already as to when Silas
Johnstone, Esq., will show his beaming
face here. I wish he were here now,
and Chris. Suber, and a host of other
good spirits. Chancellor Johnson,
a! Marion, is also here. Come one,
conic all, and be cured of all troubles
Ple-Nie in No. 4,
The pic-nic announced to ocur at
Mr. J. W. Scott's grove under the
auspices of Mr. Pinckney Hipp's
school, on Saturday the 7th, caine ofl
on that day. The^ pic-nic had been
looked forward to by th~e spirited
young men of Larens, Unioni and
Newberry Counties, and with equal
interest and expectation by lier
"Beauty;" and Ichronicle with pleasure
that they were not disappointed.
Early in the day carriages, bugges
and wagons began to drive in, and
persons to gather at the grove at Mr.
Scott's residence which was the seene
of 'his interesting occasion. It will
be impossible to give an account ini
detail or merited praise in eve;ry parti
ular, and it will not do to dilscriminate,
so I must omit some things I would
like to say. I must say the perfection
of the music, instrumental (piano,
violin and accordeoni) and vo zal, reflect
ed credit on the performers and called
forth the highest praise.
At twelve o'clock a magnificent
ovation was served wvhich was unani
mously and spiritedly enjoye d. the fea.M
did honor to the tasteful h<at undier
whose auspices it was served. After
the feast wa.s ove'r the amusements ol
the day were resumed, viz: Blackberry
Pie, or Whipping the Fellow around
the Stump, -Stag Danice, Courting,
Social Chatting, Favorite Game of Mr.
W. C. Cronier, Leap Frog, Courtish
Buggy Rides, and various other social
amusements. At a late hour in the
evening the notes of the music died
away, the noble and graceful forms
faded ini the evening's duskand melted
like dreamns of the past. All was hush
ed at and around Mr. Scott's. I cain
not close this aceount without mention
of th~e cordial hospitality of the citizens
of the surrounding country upon this
splendid occasion, and the good order
observed; I never saw better, and I
must compliment the managers for
their promptness, viligance and excel
lent judgment, Our friend, Mr. J. W.
Scott, also deserves his nined of praise
for the ample preparations made at his
residence for the accommodation of
On suggestion of Uncle Jared Smith
that the notes of this pie-nic be pub
lised in allof the County newspapers,
so mote it be, , B.
Mrs. Josephine Milam, of Atlanta,
is in town on a visit to her kindred.
Mrs. Butler, of Charleston, is visit
ing her daughter, Mrs. Evans.
Mrs. S. Boag and her son, Willie,
returned last week from Charleston.
Mrs. Bailey left Newberry yesterday,
Mr. W. D. Senn is studying medicine
nunder Dr. R. P. Clark.
Cols. Jno. B. Jones and W. H. Hunt,
Jr., made their maiden speeches in the
forum, this week-with much credilt.
We are glad to learn that Mr. Hen
ry Long, of Prosperity, who has been
very sick for some time, is steadily
Mr. E. 0. Counts has been elected
irst assistant in the Prosperity High
School. He is a gentleman of high
character and fine attainments, and
the choice is a good one.
Mrs. McKeller aind her daughter,
Emma, with little Mary Thompson,
eft Tuesday for Cartersville, Ga., on a
visit to her sister, Mrs. Dr. Hamiter.
She had not seen her sister before in
27 years. She expects to be gone one
Miss Bessie Reese Perkins returned
to her home in Mississippi, on Tues
:lay. She spent several years in New
berry, completing a course in the fe
male academy, this year, and has many
riends in our towp who regret her de
Presentment of the Grand Jury.
To the Honorable J. B. Kershau-, Pre
The undersigned, Grand Jurors for
the said County (Newberry), by this
their presentment would respectfully
show to this Honorable Court:
That, under your Honor's suggestion,
no examination has been made at the
present term of the Court into the
condition of the Public Buildings; an
examination, as thorough as the cir
ciunstances would permit, having been
made by us at the February Term of
this Court, and no special matter re
I quiring our investigation having been
called to our attention.
We would call to the attention of
the proper officials needed repairs upon
our public highways: and especially on
j the Huey's Ferry Road, new: Dr. J. C.
Ilalfacre's; on the road from Newberry
Court House to Bouknight's Ferry;
and on the road from Langford's (for
merly O'Neall's) Mill to Jesse Senn's.
A bridge in Township No. 9, near
Henry Dominick's Old Mill, is danger
ous and needs immediate attention.
We would again urge the building of
the bridge over Duncan's Creek, On
the Bineombe Road. heretofore recom
mended by us.
All of which is respectfully submit
ted. S. A. HUNTER,
Newberry, C. H., S. C., July 11, 1883.
Various nd all About.
The weather is dry as d1st.
And so are some of the every day
These are the times which try men's
For business i.:l1 and money ex
We advise our friends to wait for the
Mr. Green, will engineer, is expectz
Newberry has a number of young
men who can sing if they will sing.
Mrs. Jno. R. Spearman and her chil
dren are visiting at Col. Leavell's.
McFall and Satterwhite are out on
the war path and are going for the
Little watermelons (runts) have
made their appearance -so have not
A few days ago ten of Mr. Walter
Counts's hogs were killed by eating
young cockle-bur weeds.
As a medium for Advertisers the
Newberry HERALD cannot be excelled.
It is popular all over the State.
Dr. Fant's back is getting up on the
delinquent question. He is gentle
when stroked, but tierce when pro
Mr. A. J. Marchant, St. George's S.
C., says : "I used Brown's Iron Bit
ters for decrepitude. It has made me
Reports from various parts of the
County convince us that the cotton
crop is good, though it may be a little
We are sorry that we could not at
tend the Base Ball pie-nic at Herbert's
Mill on last Saturday. We return
thanks for an invitation.
The Auditor thinks that the returns
for this year show that there are about
tlu:ee times as nany hogs in tjie County
as there were last year.
IDr. W. E. Pelham is expecig Mr.
James M. Nashm, graduate of Ontario
College of Pharmacy this week, who
will assist him in his Drug Store.
The lawyers of Newberr-y are be
coming too numerous, or the Bar
chairs too fer:, or the loungers are
'nultiplying alarmingly, Which?
The News says that every time Flynn
speaks the spli aters fly. Pretty good.
lie is certainly not afraid to talk, and
is quite eloone.'a in his remarks in the
We are in earnest when we say that
we want five h mndred new subscribers,
and we arc bound to get them. Thme
HERALD being one ofth etper
in the State. h etppr
The net receipts from to: bqrbecuA
at Rikard's, amno1ntd t& just #100.
Strange to say, the dlebt to which the
money wiu >e app)lied is just one hun
A peek of worms have been known
to pass from one child. Shariner's In
dian Vermifuge was the remedy used.
Only 25 cents a bottle. For sale by
Dr. S. F. Fant.
There were several other pic-nics
and a barbecue on Saturday, lbut, like
the boys at a school exhibition, they
are getting too numerous for each to
receive special mention.
The tank which the Council is hay
ing.dug be low the Com-t House, will be
15 feet deep, 42 feet long andl 20 feet
wide. The capacity will be about
8.5,000. Thirsty "Young John!"
Prof. Felix G. Godsey, representing
the UniQn Pub. House, Atlanta, Ga.,
wa in town latst week, and appointed
Miss Clemrnie Wilson, of Newberry,
to represent the house at this place.
Premiums are in store for five huni
dred new sub.seribers to the Newberry
HERALD. Will these premiums be
claimed, or will we have to bestow
them on non-subscribers. Let us see.
Some thirty Lexingtonians were in
attendlance upon Court, this week as
witnesses in the case of the State
against Jacob (Limber) Epting, charg
ed with perjury. The case was put off,
and the time of the witnesses lost.
The uieasles were playing havoc in
the New Chapel neighborhood last
week. At one time there were six
cases on Mr. Boyd's place. A negro
woa died of 'measles, in the same
neighborhood, week before last.
Miss Fannie Setzler's school pic-nic,
near Mr. Felix Graham's, last Saturday,
was a pleasant affair. Addresses were
made by Geo. B. Cromner and Maj. J.
K. Nance. Thme people in that neigh
borhood are awake on the subject of
The senior of the HERALD failed to
attend the Press Convention, and is
now at Glenn's Spring for the recuper
ation of his wasted energies. There
are several Newherrians th!ere. New
berry ougaht to buy out the spring and
move it down here.
Last week the tank-diggers in the
rear of the Court House, unearthed an
old rusty bayonet. Now let the arch
aologists put their heads together and
tell its age. It is not likely that they
will have to go far ther back than the
days of militia dlrills.
At the teachers' examination last
week there were two white applicants,
both for second grade certificates.
Many of the white teachers have first
grade certificates running for three
years. There were fifteen colored ap
plicants; five for first grade, eight for
second grade, and two for third grade
certificates. Before- the examination
was concluded, one third grade and one
second grade applicant gave up the
Saleday was very quiet and very
few people were in town. There were
sales neithef by the master nor the
sheriff. There were no fights and not
a single case of drunkenness. What
has the Newberry Observer to say to
this ?-Abberille Medium.
That question must have been in
tended for the HERALD, and we have
to say only this : As there "were
very few people in town," saleday is
not indispensable as a (lay of recrea
tion for the farmers. Trhat "there
were no fights and not a single case of
tirunkenness," shows an encouraging
Improvement in the public morals of
abbeville, for the Mediuiii evidently
expected both drunkenness and fights;
alse why make the absence of rowdy
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have seen them perform almost miracles of
cure. For children, a few doses have cured
measles, searlet fever, and whooping cough.
In all female troubles and weakness I have
never known them to fail. In adult males I
have known t7erp to pure the worst cases of
dyspepsia, rheumatism, kidney diseases, dys:
entry and diarrhea; even dropsy, paralysis,
and apoplexy have yielded to a persistent
course of BRANDRETH'S PILLS. In fact I
have found them the true Life Elixir. They
act as continual preventives against the
ef'ects of time, disease, and labor.
JOHN H. MANN
FOR THE HERALD.
The Ga-many School Pic-Nic
Came off on Wednesday, the 4th of July,
and it has seldom been our privilege to
witness so pleasant an occasion of the kind.
This school is presided over by bir. J. G.
Martin. There had been some arrangements
began for some exercises in the school and a
program had been contemplated, but owing
to the sickness of Mr. Martin's wife, the
school had not met for some days, and the
program had never been completed. We
had hoped to see Mr. Martin take his school
through the daily routine of exercises in
their regular order, but owing to the misfor
tunes as stated above, there was only singing
and speeches by some of the scholars, we
did not get In in time to hear all the speak
ing, only four or five of the boys spoke
after our arrival. Their speeches, we
thought, were well put, with evidences of un
developed oratorical powers.
Mrs. Texie Wilson, with her organ, render
ed the music and gave an interlude between
the speeches. After the pupils had spoken,
Major J. K. Nance was called on fora speech,
and with his usual suavity, responded by
complimenting the children for the rapid
strides they have made in their literary at
tainments, and a flattering compliment to
their teacher, for his proficiency as an in
structor. He said that his own children had
made more progress in five months under
Mr. Martin's care than for any two years
previous under other teachers. Major Nance
closed by introducing Mr. Henry Boyd of
Prosperity. Mr. Boyd catechised the chil
dren a little on the historical events of 1778,
showing why the 4th July in each year is
commlenlorated as th~e birtliday of our inde
pendenee, and is a national holiday. He
then made a brief speech on Southern litera
ture and showed very clearly how important
It is for parents and instructors generally to
keep trashy novels ahid worthless literature
out of the reach of our children and young
people generally, but rather place in their
hands good books of Southern production,
something substantial. en tertaining and true.
I hope Mr. Boyd wilt band i:is manuscript to
ye editors for publieation. Mr. Boyd certain
ly reflected great credit on himseir. We bc
speak for bh'n a successful future. He is
undoubtedly a young man of fine brain and
high attair ments, for one so young and yet
Our County School Commissioner, Rev. J.
C. Boyd, was then called on, and responded
in an address of thirty minutes. He spoke
of two difficulties in his way; one was the
fact of having two races to deal witlh which
hae said s a hindering cause; the other was
the very limited amount of money appropria
ted for the carrying on of the free common
schools. Mr. :oyd, I have no doubt, sees
the first difficulty of which he spoke; but he
failed enutrely to show us where the diffleulty
lies. The other trouble is quite manifest,
we can all see thatt and do feel it sensibly.
He gives te average appropriation per
capita, for Newberry County at three dollars
and forty cents ($3.40); which, he says, and
we all know, is entirely insufficient; and re
commends ihat the people do supplement ta
with an amount sufficient to run the schools.
He advises the employment of good teachers
only. Mr. Boyd further said that in his
opinion no one should be allowed to send to
the public schools, who did not pay some.
thing themselves. We think Mr. Boyd is
wrong there, for we all know, (Mr. B. not
excepted) that there are a great many people
in our County, both white and black, who
are not able to pay any thing for tuition, and
that would totally deprive all such of giving
their children any education at all, that
would be wrong, abd to say the least very
uncharitable. He did not speak as having
any hope for the success of our free comillon
Mr. Boyd then eulogized Mr. Martin as a
teacher, in the very highest terms. He
spoke of him as being a ripe scholar, a man
who h'ad educated himself, had acquired his
education at home, had devoted the prime of
his life to teaching, and as having his whole
soul enlisted in the work. A moral man, a
man of brain, and a man who does his own
thinking. And finally said that if Mr. Mar
tin was not present, he would speak at some
length about him. We feel at a loss to
know what more he could have said to Mr.
Martin's credit, had he not been present.
Mr. Boyd then congratulated the people in
having such a teacher. He said much had
been said of late about new methods of
teaching, but that there was much more in
men than modes of instruction. He conclud
ed by advising the patrons not to let their
teacher pass from them.
Mr. Martin then made a few remarks
appropriate to the occasion; and expressed
himself as having no fears for the future of
his pupils. He hoped to see the public school
system a success, and believes that it will at
no very distant day be the pride of the land.
He thanked his patrons for their co-opera
tion which is a great help to teachers, and
thanked the audience for their genteel deport
ment during the exercises. He gave us a
cooter tale, and closed until dinner could be
set. I now come to the part that everybody
Is always interested in-dinner.
The best shade had been selected, and Mr.
H. C. Wilson called out lustily for everybody
who had a basket stuck about anywhere to
bring it there. Strange how quick the
call was responded to, for in less time than
it takes to write it, a long table was spread,
well loaded with the best of viands when,
after a blessing by Rev. Mr. Boyd, a general
attack was made all along the line. The
engagement lasted near an hour when the
attacking columns all fell back, leaving un
mistakable evidences of dreadful carnage.
One poor fellow was heard to say as he re
tired, that he did not fcel one bit hungry.
There were more than 130 people well fed,
and plenty left for 70 more. After dinner
the old people gathered in groups in the
shades, and engaged in social conversation;
while the young folks repaired to the school
house and enjoyed themselves tripping the
ight fantastic. ThLa we celebrated the
fourth of July with as much general enjoy
ment as you ever see in so large a crowd.
Liens of the following kinds for sale
at the HE.nALD. office:
Agricultural Liens with Mortgage.
Planters Anacini ontract. tI
We have still a beautiful lot of
Ladies' and I
on hand, and as the seasq is far adi
We have still a few Straw Hats, amo
will close out at Factory prices rath(
lot of Boys' and Men's Straw Hats f
Shirts from 50c. to 75c., worth 75c.
Ties at $1.00, worth $1.50. Jeans P
time to make purchases in our line,
business and will convince you of tt
REDEMBER IT IS FOI
july 5, 27
Grand Central Fancy Dry Goods Em
porium can be found a pretty. neat,
serviceable line of Summer Worsteds,
Plaids, Silks, Satins, Velvets, &e,,
especiial attention is directed to the
beauty of texture, and elegance of
finish of t hese Goods, every yard of
which is s. great bargain. During the
summer we will keep our Stock up to
such a Ligh standard of excellence
that you can purchase what you desire
at prices which are right.
A splendid assortment of Hoops at
25 and 50 cts. Try "Good as Gold" the
best 5c. Hose ever sold. Misses' Fancy
Hosiery at unheard of bargains! Have
you sceen our beautiful Double Rush
ings ? Silk Gloves ? Silk Mits ? Fans?
Ribbons ? Laces? Hamnberg, Nainsook,
and Suisse Embroideries? Purses ? But
*ons? Colored Mulls? Linen Lawns?
Dotted Suisse ? Another case of that
beautiful10Oc. bleaching just arrived,
No bleaching for 10c. is comparable to
it. There is nothing so stylish for
evening Dress as
A NIWPOR g1S11!
Its delicate fast color, elegance of
design, and beauty of finish make~s it
the most exquisite ornament ever offer
ed to the Fashionable World. We
have introduced into our 'White Goods
Department many new and novel fea
tures, which when seen will be much
admired. These Goods are far super
ior in pattern and manufacture to the
old styles which you have so long been
using. Aimagnificent stock of Plain and
Fancy Bordered Handkerchiefs. Fancy
Hosiery, Corsets ! Corsets ! The best
Corset for $1.00 ever sold. Try
Madam Thompson's perfect fitting
Corset and be convinced. A fewv yards
of those beautiful colored laees still
left. A great deal of attention is giv
en1 to our Gentlemen's. Furaishing
CQoods Department. where the latest
styles of giirts, Collars, Cuffs, Cravats,
Hosiery, Underwear, &c., can always
In oul' efforts to give the Public
that will meet every requirement
made upon them, we have met with a
most flattering reward. We have been
so fortunate as to secure sole control
of the best Shoes manufactured, and
with our determination to place these
celebrated Goods upon the same foot
ing, in regard to price, with the Goods
of inferior manufacture, we pglict
for ourselves still larger sales, and a
still brighter future.
We recognize in all things this beati
fud maxim, That he who would succeed
must always be honest, and do as he would
be done by.
Orders by mail solicited. Samples
forwarded when desired. Polite at
tention the Rule. Satisfaction guar
B. H. CLINE & Co.
The Eighteenth regular Session of
thiis College will commence on the first
Wednesday in October, 1883, and con
tinue until the last of February, 1884.
Fees: Matriculation fee, $5 00; Lec
ture tickets, $40 00; Demonstrators
ticket. 85 00; Graduation fee, *25 00.:
Good board ranges from $.3 00 to
85 00 per wg. For Catalogue con
taining full information, app)ly to
A. F. ACHILLES, M. 0.
No. 14 Lowe~r Third Street, Evans
ville, Ind. june 25, 26-3m.
100 SONGS OF TIl TIES
A beautitul book, containing One
Hundred Popular Songs. Price 15 ets.
each. For sale at.
Herald Book Store.
Next 30 Days (only).
QLOUD & SMITH'S.
We will move in a short time to our new and elegant store (now being
ilt specially for us, between the two burnt Drug Stores and opposite the
awberry Hotel), and in order that we may have as few goods as possible -
move, we propose for the next 30 days to give our friends and customers
are opportunity to purchase first-class goods at second rate prices. We
11 therefore close out all
ummer Clothing, Straw Hats, Low Cut Shoes, ?
d especially Ladies' and Children's Slippers at Manufacturers' prices.
nice lot of Clothing of all sizes. styles and prices still on hand. Men's
tits from $4 to $5, worth $6 and $7. Men's all wool Cassimere -Suits at -
and $8. worth $8 and $10. Children's Suits from*$2 to $7. Gents' .
NE FRENCH CALF HAND SE\VED, CUSTOr
MADE,LO C\T SciHOES
$4 and $5, worth $6 and $7.
anced we mean to get rid of them 0 -
Below Cost. -
ug these Mackinaws and Manillas which we
r than to carry over to the next season. A
rom 10c. to 25c., worth 25c. and 50c. Colored
md $1.00, Men's Low Cut Soled Leather
ants at 75c., worth $1.25. In fine now is your
whether' you need them or 'not. We mean
Le fact if you will come to see us.
i THE NEXT 30 DAYS ONLY.
UD & SMITH,
The Newberry Clothiers.
Buying and selling for RA N1 S
CASH ONLY C _
alirreSniariMs n ~dr of the WSOW
As maxcpebe.otmcwtha b
I am enabled to offer to the public > . - > :'
Heaiara, a Dse i. an -s
IMPORTED AND AMERICAN
W ie,sq o as and arL IRg
beery e os.o mmd in
also the finest and best French Brantdies,
for family use, at.prices which defy
PORtTEft'8 TIVQLI BEER
for family use, one dozen Pint Bottles[
All orders will receive prompt atten
tion. With thanks for former patron
age to this house. I respectfully solieit -
a continuance of the same.
Under Newberry Opera House.
June 11, 24--7mos.
All persons indebted to me must Bio,Iai11*M I,~~
june 4, 23-tf. L. A. EAST.
C. C. CHASE,
Newberry, S. C. #rClStofnahwt.
Rooms comfortable and newly inr- ~ 1 ae ta n ohrh
nished. ra~ntmdwt nAtmd
Table well supplied with the best the CtOf fo saWss ~
market affords. o otbeE'n,Bie ic- *
Servants attentive to every want.
Permanent and transient boardersifn atoueN.22fo -
Satisfaction guaranteed in everyB.W
particular. Cau,N o W
Purtabishasdut 1,Sumter,f S.-hCr.,Pbn
Oarif ours Urningrsityabsxifrom, he se.
Two pactial pintes; te fomer avin Ce 0BondIe Dee Suratesac~~ to.fns oem t
knw b llis iizn.swOS s00 fe--t of e: ;c Bars in0harbs. . e
au.r Enie are aRAT.IEED to
Colmbi. verthrtyyeas go,beng ell sue fbd . d inrSemi a e y
bela e.:mtrint ac han naiimat
vertsin meium nte CuntyforIfe- Jue 22 r,s.y 1.r
chantsrandPoLey, bendnfss men
SSep 14,~7 SmterB..W. SO ETH NE S
Beb.22utifPaeDllfoMis. Fany 17 0-y
Puuse atSmr S. C., by
DARE & PaRS'r
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