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COURT OF GENERAL SESSIONS.
Important Cases, Including Three For
Murder, Set For Trial-Minor
The court of general sessions for
Newberry county convened yester
day morning at io o'clock, special
Judge H4. J. Haynesworth, of Green
Ville, presiding, in the absence of
Judge J. C. Klugh, who is sick.
Solicitor Thos. S. Sease and
Stenographer L. L. Motte were on
hand ready for duty when court
convened. Both these officers of
the court are always warmly wel
comied when their duties call theni
to Newberry or at any )'her timle.
Solicitor Sease has made an envia
ble reputation as a prosecutor and
as a man who is fearless in the per
formance of (uty.
The following bills were handed
tihe grand jury:
State vs. W. T. Dickert, practic
ing me(licille without a license.
State vs. John C lman, larcenly,
privily stealing from the person. '
State VS. Robert Johnson, assault
alld battery with intent to ki l and
carrying unlawful veapons.
State vs. Henry Johnson, carry
ing unlawful weapons.
State vs. Ernest L. Glymph vio
lation dispensary law.
State vs. Clarence M. Brooks,
State vs. Dock Rolwrtson and
Lou Robertson, obtaining goods
.tnder false pretenses.
THE JUDGE'S CHARG R.
Special Judge Ilaynesworth ;- a
leading miemnber of the Greenville
har and one of the prominent law
yers of South Carolina. He pre
sides with ease and is firm and
quick in his decisions. II is charge
to the grand jury yesterday morn
ing was very clear. The charge
was both as to tle general and spe
cifice diities ol the jury. He spoke
of the iipLortaice of the office of
grand juror and the responsibility
rest ing upon one holding that oflice.
lie urged a thorough investigation
of every colity ollice and every
county insti; it ion, saying that the
sipervisor's oflice was one which
should he gi\vel special attention.
Ahe di( not know a more important
ollice. " I,ook into this offiice. See
how the public fiinds are being ex
pended and what are tle objects.
Inivestigate all these matters and
make0- your11 presenL'tmeL(t. ''
The jtuiry retirel to cIonsider the
ind (ic tinent s.
Tb fol lowinig tine hills were ro,
t urnued yesterday:
State vs. Clarence M. Brooks,
State vs. Roheit Johnson, carry
inig unilawf(ul weaipons.
State vs. Hien ry Johnison., carry
inig unlawful n' capons.
State vs 1jolhn Coleman, larceny
CON N .: cA\s1.' CONTINU l1).
The case against William Conkle
chiargedl withl assault wi th intenit t<
ravish was conitiined on mlotion o
Solicitor Sease, oii account of thi
sickness of witnesses.
wEU~1'"S C.\ sN- ON Tuim-RSDA.\
The trial oi I leuiry Wecrts, charge<
with the murder of Hlenry Anton
ha~s been set for 'Thursday mou ning
Messrs. Johnstone & Welch, repre
went ing the dlef udant, waived th
thr ee daiys a fter arraigonlienit allowei
dlefendhants in mturder ca.;er,
n1UT I.ER N :1NA R n cAsE.
Thle trial of Eli jahi IEdwards
I saiahl Saniders, Toni Gary , ai
Gr~ eenw~ood WVashiingtoni, for th
murd' (er of J. Butler 1Kinmud, hai
hen set for three o'clock this aftei
noion, min:ediatIly after the re(es
of! no(t g uilt y. The' oIthers ha~d al
readly b een arta ign ed . Un mder thI
present arra ngeiimnt thle four ne(
groes wvill be tried together. Ec
wardls and Gary nre represented h
J. B. Huuter, I. H. Hunt, and ]
L. Bynum. Sanders is represente
by F. H. Dominick. Washingtc
is repaesented by Cole. L. Bleas
and L. W. Jones.
THR BROOKS CASE.
The case of the State again
Clarence M. Brooks, charged wit
murder in the killing of a negro i
his father's store at Vaughanvil
several weeks ago, has been set fc
a day not earlier than Thursda:
Brooks is represented by Cole. I
Blease. This case has become wel
known throughout the State c
account of the race trouble -
Vatighanville which came nev
being its result.
CASRS DISPOSID OF.
Only minor cases were taken r
yesterday. Middleton Glymph w.
placed on trial for obtaining mone
tinder false pretenses. Late yestei
day afternoon the jury returned
verdict of not guilty.
Henry Johnson pleaded guilty t
the charge of carrying unlawfi
weapons and was sentenced to pa
a fine of $1c ) or to serve on t
county works three months.
John Coleman pleaded guilty t
the charge of larceny and was sei
teuced to serve six months on ti
The case of the State against V
Mc). Heller and Dora Hellei
charged with fornication, was take
up and the jury was being empai
Ielled when court adjourned at si
A DARING ATTEMPT.
A Man Seeking to Enter Mrs. Fant's Hou
Fired Upon Five Times And
When Mr. C. 1. Pant reache
his home on Sunday night lie ol
served a man crouched down
the piazza in front of the door
if trying not to be seen. Mr. Fai
at first thought possibly it might I
some one lie knew but when I
approached the main arose ai
started to make off. Mr. Fant sa
he wasa negro and fired uipon hir
MisFing the first shot he fired agai
firing live ti-s in all. He faib
to hit, however, and the man ma
good his escape.
Death of Mrs. Samual P. Boozer.
Mrs. Matilda Montgomery Booze
the wife of Mr. Saimtiut P. Booz<
di ed at t heir home on Calhlol
street on Friday morning and w
laid to rest ini Rosemnonit on Sund
mnorin g. She had been in b
health for quite awhile.
She was the dlaughter of Rev..
ID. and Eliza Lewis Montgomer
Mr. Montgomery was pastor of t
Av'eleighi Presbyteriani church I.
fore the war. Mrs. Boozer n
bornilin IHalifax Ga. , March i, 8:
She muoved to Newherry with h
father in D)ecenmber, 1855. and n
married to Samnael P. Boozer Ji.
9, I3s>. They lived happily
Sgethier for nearly half a centu
and on the same p)lace all th<
years. TLo them were horn elev'
children, six of whom survive: M
J. L. Howles andh Mrs. J. H. HI
hingsworth of Augusta, Ga.; M
). E. Johnson, of Charleston, S.
Mrs. Roht. D). Smith, of Newhern
and( Misses Ethel and Genevic
MIrs. Boozer was a lovable won:
ando one of the older residents
the townl and had a host of frien
The funeral service was el
Iduceted from thle Presbytecr
e cli nreh by her pastor, Rev. J.
5 WVilliammmso'n, on Sunday mornfing,
-thme piem e of~ al liho ge Coniconi
()Hf o,rti)u in: f AII(Is. 'the I Iei
am hetened i~ ho.n h andh othiei iin
OlAI Al~ E li il- IWNT l\y reside
on est Nance street. L arge
b)arni and stalesC. Terms reasom
v nmi enay W. A. Foun.m:
The Movements of Many People, Newber
In rians and Those Who Visit
Congressman Wyatt Aiken spent
it Saturday in the city.
h Mr. R. E. Leavell, of Charlottes
a ville, Va., is in the city.
le Miss Juanita Schumpert left on
>r Saturday to take charge of her
. school in Union.
' Mrs. W. H. Webb, of Sumter, is
visiting her father, Mr. J. T. Hat
" field, in the city.
it Solicitor Julius E. Boggs, of
Lr Pickens, was in the city on Satur
day shaking hands with his friends.
Mr. W. D. Hatfield returned to
P Bishopville yesterday afternoon,
s where he is engaged with Mr. E.
y H. Leslie.
Mr. Casper C. Stewart moves
a this week to Bishopville. He has
0been elected superintendent of the
oil mill at that place.
Mrs. W. T. Harrell, who has
been visiting relatives and friends
in Newberry, leaves today for her
o home at Batesburg.
Mayor Jno. W. Earhardt was
e called to Columbia last night on
account of the serious illness of his
brother, Mr. Maurice M. Earhardt.
r, Mrs. J. Henry West attended
n the Woman's Missionary Conven
i- tion in Spartanburg last week as a
x delegate from the Baptist church of
Mr. J. N. Rutherford, who has
been with the Stewart contracting
company, at Nashville, Tenn., for
se some time past, passed through
Newberry on Saturday en route to
VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
There were no Master s sales yes
Robert H1. Velch is announced
as a candidate for mayor of New
dDr. 1. Crinmn, the well known
optician, will arrive in Newberry
One of the heaviest rains in some
d time fell yesterday afternoon. The
le fall was 1.23 inches.
Dr. R. B. Peery will deliver an
address in St. Luke's church, below
Prosperity, Sunday morning.
The Daughters of the Confed
eracy will ,ineet with Mrs. A. 'T.
r Brown this afternoon at 4 o'clock.
A big sale of Tennessee horses
will be conducted at Brown's sta
bles on WVednesdlay by Mr. Beusse.
Mayor Earhardt held one of the
X. biggest courts on recoad yesterday
y. morning. The finks aggregated
bie about $200.
Cotton took a tumble of thirty
apoints inNeVork yesterday and
9. advanced twelve andI one-half ini
ly The citizens' meeting to decide
o- the mannier of nominating city offi
ry cers will be held in council chamn
se her at 8.30 o'clock tonight.
>lMr. John Birehmer and Mist
.Caroline Longshore were mnarried
-on Sunday at the residence of Mr.
"John Longshore by the Rev. D). P.
of Enterta'lument at P'omarla.
s. The ladies of Bethlehem churei
)i- will serve supper at Bethel schoo
an house, Pomaria , Fridlay evening
in November 6t hi, from 4 to 1 1 o clock
for the beneifit of the chu rch.
Get the Best 1:or the Asking.
Wh \heni vou order a sack of patent flou
telI himi to send yout asacIk of "(lfton,
h)ese( "dli ft on" i; t he b est pat.n
lEvery sack is sold with this guarantee
andl if it oes not prove as repr.)esenIted
"Ot yornoney will hee 'fundedC(. "Cl 'i t on
lot i an aoll-r'ound flour, and is as goodl to
hi ente andI p)astry as light r'olls and bis
FESTIVAL OF THE REFORMATION.
I Appropriate Services in the Luthera
Church Last Sunday---Pipe
The Festival of the Reformatio
was appropriately observed in th
Lutheran Church of the Redeeme
on Sunday. The services bot'
morning and evening were largel:
attended, and at the eveningservic
the church was closely crowded.
The subject of the morning set
mon was "Justification by Faith,
The sermon was a clear and elc
quent exposition of the truth. A
the evening service, which was thi
regular monthly college night set
vice, the subject of the sermon wa
I'The Life of Faith."
At the morning service the iusi
was furnished by a select choir, an<
the big pipe organ was platyed fo
the first time during a servicc
Miss Susie Summer presided at th
organ and her rendition of the musi
cal programme was l)eautiful. Th
power and scope of the instrumen
could )e fully appreciated as th
clear, rich notes filled the church.
At the evening service the choi
was composed of college students
The service was opened with a vol
untary by Mr. Leisch, who gav
way at the organ to Mr. Cappel
mann, one of the students.
AT THE OPERA HOUSE.
The Middleton Stock Company Last
Night, Tonight Puld Tomorrow
The Middleton Stock Conipai-y
which held tie boards at the oper
house last night, will present th
"Resurrection" tonight. This com
pany will present "Cinderilla" at ;
matinee tomorrow afternoon anm
will give its closing performance i1
Newberry tomorrow night. "Th,
Mishaps of Happy Hooligan" wa
the play prcsented last night.
Speaking of the company and it
work, the Chattanooga Times says
"The Middleton Stock Compan:
scored two hits with vesterday'
two performances. The compan;
had already established themselve
as Chattanooga favorites by thei
exceptionally good line of plays an
cast last season. But this seaso
they have exceeded their fine wor
of last year."
'The "Resurrection" toniorro,
night will no doubt draw a larg
Th'le company plays at pop)ulI
v .ces, 25, 35 and 50 cents.
SPBCIAL JUDGE WELCH.
Commissioned to Hold The General Se;
sions and Common Pleas Court
*At the request of Chief Justi<
IY. J. Pope, the H-on. Ro~ert I
Welch, of the Newvberry bar, ha
been comnmissioned by Govern
Heywardi special judge to hold ti
regular term of general session
and conmnon pleas court at Sahud;
commencing December 7. The al
pointment is made owving to ti
sickness of Judge Gage, who w;
This is a compliment well d
served and which will beC worthi
borne Mr. W\e'lchi ha~s one of tl
brightest minds among the leg
profession in South Carolina. I
has made himswelf knfown as onie
the State's lead ig and miost su
cessful attonecys and possesses5 thoe
gnli ficat ions whtich lit imi for t
bemnch.I During his term ais speel
j ugre lhe will be ani adorment
th be J(chI ol thle S . aIS he hi
beent anI .'QI:In'I t t'm- har.
Tw other! special judges. in a
dit ion to those annIIounIced( blread
h ave bee ic oIn nissioned , owing
the sickness of Judges (Gage a
THE COTTON MARKET.
What the Fleecy Staple Was Bringing
Yesterday Afternoon in the Various
Portions of the Coum.
(Corrected by Nat Gist.)
e Good Middling ........ 10 124
r Strict Middling..... . . 10
Middling 9 871
11 Market Steady.
e (Corrected by J. L. and A. G. Wise.)
Good Middling . . . . . . . . 10
(Corrected by John R. Scurry.)
Good Middling. . . . . . . . . 10
t (Corrected by Aull, Hentz & Co.)
Good Middling ........ 10 121
- (Corrected by J. B. Lathan.)
Good Middling . . . . . . . . 10
(Corrected by Smith Bros.)
c Good Middling . . . . . . . . 10
r SPECIAL NOTICES.
e ANUFACTURER wants reliable
i.man to deliver and collect; horce
and wagon and $150 deposit necessary;
e $21 a week and exnenses; permanent.
t Froklin, Box 78. 1-hiladelphia, Pa. 4t
LOST.-On streets of Newberry, pair
Gold-Rimmed Spectaclos belong
r ing to Mrs. A. J. Eowers. If found
please leave at this office.
W ANTED.--- Manager for new
branch of our business here in
Newberry. Write promptly, with refer
ences. The Morris Wholesale House,
'WANTED -Persimmon, Dogwood,
Hickory and Holly Logs. Freight
paid on carloads. James Cockshot,
Charleston. S. C.
W ANTED -Saws to sharpen. Fur
niture to repair. Mr. D. L. Ham,
the expert, is with me and will do you
up right. . . C. WILLIAMS.
-1HE HOGAN SHOES are the best
Ifor Children. Wide, durable, coin
fortable. For sale by
S. J. WOOTEN.
1 ~INE HORSES-Just received a
F nice lot of Kentucky horses. Call
and see them.
A. L. KNIGHTON & CO.
11sT SU IT for $4.50, $5, ."5.50,
:T 'to$10 at WOOTEN'S.
TTAR DWARE HARNESS AND
s Paints-We have just added to
our stock a complete line of harness.
hardware and pants and are prepared
to serve your wants at lowest possible
r prices. Apartment adjoining grocery
store. Come in and inspect our line.
Car nails just received.
ni SUMMER BROS.
W ELLS BORED-Although I have
bored two thousand wells in
Newberry county I am still in the busi
e ness. Parties desiring my services may
leave ord(ers at my ofTice over WV. 'T.
rr. A. McDowi-:LL
Newberry, S. C.
-) EST A URANT - Fancy Groceries
Mr. John J. Eargle who has bought
out the grocery store of C. W. Douglas
will also continue the restaurant at the
same place and you can secure a good
.meal cheap. He also has a good line
of.nc and stpl groceries at prices
that are reasonable.
e 1How to Make Money.
L. Agents of either sex should today
write Marsh Manufacturing Co., 538
sLake Street, Chicago, for cuts and par
>r ticulars of their handsome Aluminum
Card Case with your name engravedl on
eit and filled with 100 Calling or Business
S Cards. Everybody ordlers them. Ram
SpIe Case and 100 Cards, p)ostp)aid, 40c.
' 'his Case and 100 Cards retail at 75
p- cents. You have only to show sample (
to secure an order. Send 40c at once
lfor case andl 100 cardls b)efore some one
IS gets ahead of you.
I WILL BE AT
w lii 'l'' .a CarloaidI of thle Hest
ii' J. W. BU ESSE,