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MISTRIAL IN COOK CASE.
$200 Verdict Agreed Upon in Case of
Fulmer vs. Southern-Common
The common pleas court ad
journed late Saturday afternoon.
The case of E. Herbert Cook vs.
the Carolina Manufacturing com
pany, suit for damages in the suim
of $15,ooo, resulted in a inistrial.
The case was entered upon Wednes
day morning and was given to the
jury at about ten o'clock Saturday
morning. The jury after remain
ing out more than six hours an
nounced that they could not agree
upon a verdict.
In the case of Fulmer vs. the
Southern, counsel agreed upon a
verdict of $200 for the plaintiff and
a jury was einpanelled and the ver
dict promptly rendered, the entire
case consuming less than fifteen
minutes of the time of the court.
The case had been appealed to the
supreme court and remanded to
the circuit court for a new trial.
The right of a railroad company to
charge excess fare where ticket was
not purchased by passenger was the
main point at issue, Fulmner having
been put off a train between Pros
perity aid Newberry because he
did n(t have the m1oner inl his
p)IckeC to pay the twelnty-five ecits
Th<se tw'. e.t-es were the onily
Cases h.arl by juiles during the
week. the one! resiltilig ill a muis
trial and co1iusel agreeing upon a
erdict il the other.
A NEGRO MIX-UP.
Men Fotght Each Other and Then
Fought Women --Shot-guns in
There wias a lively fight among
Sa uiniber of negroes on Spearman's
row, just ouitsi(de the eastern limits
of tie city, early yesterday after
It seetis that a iinlber of negroes
were in the adjoining woods gamb
ling. liquor flowed freely and a fuss
was started Fd. Williams a-ii
Will Brown had a shot-glin betweel
t1111 and they fired several tiles,
without effect, at Nathan Lindsav
alId Jim Smith Lindsay and Siith
ran to a hotie in which wer, several
Wom1ell Williams and Brown fol
lowed into the house and a general
fight ensied in which the wollen
were very ba' I .r. ised.
anid quieted the~ distirbme budi htt as
thlese hlouses are outside the town)
limi ts the polIice force hlad no aui
thoriity to mat:ke arrests
Several wa rra ills welre sworti ult.
be~focre Ma giVtrate C:auippell yester
.hav afternooen and he will deal with
such offenders a5s 'have 1not left for
There ha vte :.etn -Ceveral inceidenlts
of this kind ina this particular Io
calit y dutr ing the past several
Cards are out annoa ucinig the
marriage of Mr. WV. E. Merchant
and Mliss NIiinnie Copeland, which
happy event is to eceur 011 T1hurs
daiy aftiernooni 0, Nove'mb er 26. at
Sh1aroniel churell 1Kin ards. Mr Mer
chant lives near Jalapa and( is well
known in Newhberry. Miss Cope
land is a d aughiter of t he Rev. J R.
l)eathl of ,ihn Wc. McCublouigh.
John WX. 'de Culloutgh (lied at his
hlomle in Weost hId early Fridlay
moinin1g, aged abiout 55 yearis. Ile
was st rickenuwith1 paraly sis and deat h
was sud(denl. MIr. MIcCulloughl was
born1 iln the Trinuityv section of the
counity aiid hlis remiains were in
terredl at Trinity, with Masonic
lhnors, Sunday mer'ing. Thle full
cral service was coniducted by the
Rev. N. N. Burton.
DEATH OF MR. GBORGE A. SLIGH.
One of the Oldest Citizens of Newberry
County Passes Away at Beth
M1r. George A. Sligh, of the Beth!
I Eden section of the county, died,
after a briel illness, at the home of
his son, Mr. Albert C. Sligh, on
Saturday night. At the time of!
his death lie was at the advanced
age of eighty-one years. The re
mains were interred at Beth E-den
Sunday afternoon, the funeral ser
vices being conducted by the Rev.
S. H. Zimmerman.
Mr. Sligh had lived a long life I
and it was a life full of usefulness. 1
He was a life-long member of Beth
Eden church. He was the father.
of Mr. A. C. Sligh and Mr. Wi.
C. Sligh, of the county, and of Mrs.
T'. F. Greneker, of this city.
His death will be sincerely
mourned by those who knew him. I
VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
G. W. Ililler is announced a can
didate for alderman from Ward 5.
Miss Erin Kohn, of Columbia, is I
visiting friends and relatives in i
Mr. F. H. Leslie, who is in Bish
opville at work on a big building
contract. spent Sunday at home.
Ir. G. F. Long will have a per
nal saile of his property at his resi
dc1ie on tie first day of )cceinber.
Tilose iliteinitig to elitcr the
munmicipal primary must file their
j,'eJgcs at or hfore 1 2' o'clock
e were two cases hel~ore the t
mayor yesterday morning. Tohe
Jetcr, colored. received a sentence
of S3.oo for cursing on the streets, -
and Tom iSmith, colored, was sen- a
tenced to pay a fine of $3.oo or serve a
days for disorderiv conduct.
Grand Master Blease and Major y
Fred. H. I)ominiick went to Clinton s
last night to attend a banquet by
the Clinton lodge. Grand Mister f
Blease made an address.
There was a serious but not fata:
cutting scrape in the negro quarter
known as Schumpert's row, on Sat- I
U rday night. Kittie Gallman
slashed Alex Satterwhite with a
knife and Sattcrwhite hit the wo
man several times with a stick.
Both will appear before the mayor
as soon as they are able.
The Town and The College Will Meet On
Tihe Giridiron on Thanksgiving
A game of foothpill bet ween a Newv
bcrry college team and a teamu fronm
the town has beenm arranged to be
played on the college g rid ironm on
Thn;ursday afternoon, the 26th,
Thlanksg ivinig day. T1he toamns are
at hia rd work practicing and an in
terestinug game wvill no doubt be
pullled off.. The t wo line- ups have
not yet beeii comipletei y arranged
butt will b)e announced in due time.
ARE THERE HEIRS?
Relatives of Pinekiiey Caldwell May Se
cure Valuable Information.
It is (desired to kniow if there are
li vinig any' heirs of IPinckiney CaldI
well, whio Iceft SonthI Carol inai about
I835 and( imioved to Texas. If there
he ainy they miay secure valuable
iiformationi by inaking thiemiselves
kiio wn i to CoXle. U. lease, Esq.
Nego Stoic Chothintg Out fit.
Chief Harris several dlays ago re
ceivedl a letter fromi a memiber of a
loat inmg railroad gaiig asking him i
to recover certaiin articles of clothing
which the writer thought had been
stoleni froii hiimi in Chester- county
by Hichiard T1hacker. Chief Harris
arrested Thacker, who at the time
of the arrest had oii the clothing
described. Thiacker said he won
the clothing from the negro.
RBBDY RIVBR ASEOCIATIO
Program of Union Meeting To Be Held
With Fairview Church No
Following is the program of the
Unior meeting of the Reedy Iiver
association, to be held with Fairview
churea, November 27, 28, 29, 1903:
Introductory sermon, - Friday,
ii a. im. by Rev. G. A. Wright.
SUBJRCTS FOR DISCUSSION 4
i. The New Testament idea of
Christians and church growth-J.
II. Pearcy and I". II. Longshore.
2. The responsibility and duties
of a Christian citizen-L W. Swope;
and M. J. Scott.
3. What is a church and what
is its work-G. A. Wright and J.
4. The obligation, spirit and
benefits of Church discipline,-H.
Fowler and J. S. Dominick.
,5. The teaching and relation of
Baptism and the Lord'sSupper. -E.
A. McDowell and N. N. Burton.
6. Woman's Missionary meet
ng, 2 p. in. Saturday.
7. Missionary sermon, i i a. in.,
Sunday, by L. W. Swope.
Pastors and delegates are re
(iested to note that the meeting
will begini on Friday. It is earn
estly urged that every church le
represeitcd and those expecting to
attend cotlie onl Friday aid stay
Remaiuing- inl Postoftice for the
week ending Nov. 17, 1903.
13-Nelson Bangong, Mrs Susie
Baker, Tom Berry, irs Nannie
Brown, -1. W. Bowles.
C --Miss Maud Cromer. H. C.
Cromner, \Irs. Cummings Counts,
W. H. Counts.
D-Lula Davis. ). C. Driggers.
G--Miss Anis Goldman, Mollie
H--Elize Hailstock, Harrison
Heut, N. S. Hogg, A. J Holloway.
J-lev. S. G. Jackson, Elen
Jaxon, Martha Jones.
M--J. T. Middleton, John G.
Miller, John A. Morris.
N-Mrs. Billy Nance, Mrs Eliza
O-E. A. Oakian.
P-Miss Abbie Pierce.
R-Emannel Riciardson, Lillie
Mrs. Gordon Senft, E. C. Shealy.
W-Sallie Wallace, Albert Wash
Pearlie William, T. M. Yeats.
Person s calling for these letters
will please sa that they were ad
vertised. C. J. P~ucECo., P. NI.
If troubled with a weak dligestion
try Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver~
Tablets. T1hey will (1o you good. For~
sale by W. 2. Pelham & Son, New
berry, S. C., andl( Prosp)erity Drug Co.
Prosperity, S. C.
011l0 Of Ooipol' of1'0 tho U111'1'il1y
W ashington, D. C., 0 ober 12, 1903.
IA IEREAS, by satisfactory evi
den(11ce p)resentedl to the under
signed, it has been made to appear' that
Th'le People's National Bank of Pros
pecrity,"' located in the Town of Pros -
Iperity, in the County ot Newherry, and
*State of SouIth C arolina, ha~s comli,lI
-'i t.h all the provisions1 of the St at uca
of. the U nitedc States, requLiIred to be'
comli edl wi thtI beor~e an as3sociation4
-shall be aucthcoriz.edt to commocence the
bsiness- of lhanking;
Now thereflore I, Tlhomias P'. Kane,
Depu; t y anid A ct inog Corntpt roller of. t he
Currency,~ doL he rebyi C cetify tThat. "h
n' P eop)le's N ationai IBanik of P rosperity,"
x loca te-l in the 'Town of P.Irosperity, in
- the County of Newtherrty, and State of
SSouth C arolina, 5is author~iized t.o com.
i mnee the butsiness of Haniking as peo
Svided( inl Setion Fiftty-onte hundred ant
tsixty-nine of' the Revised StaLtts of
the United St ates.
O 'In testimony whereof witness my hlant
o [Ls. and Seal o? oflice this Twelfth
(lday of October, 1903.
TV. P. KANE,
(e Deputy and Acting Comnptroller of th<
NOVEL AND UNIQUE
Will be the Entertainment to be Given by
the Lutheran Ladies on the 20th
Of this Month.
By their several very pleasant
mtertainments during the past year
)r more the ladies of the Lutheran
'hurch of the Redeemer have
nmined a very hiappy reputation for
.ieir ability to provide at sinall
.ost to the publie atn entertaittiet
hat is novel and unique and all to
'ether enljoyable, Thie"Ti
Zound the World" last year, the
-ecent "Silver Tea'' given by these
adies are examples. Now they
inve ontlined a plan which promis
s an evening even tnore full of
)leasure than theit past etntertain
The entertainment has not yet
)Senl named t'Or tie reason that the
nost diligent English students who
lave been consulted have failed to
uggest a imne so all cotnprehiein
ive as to include the pleasures of
he whole evening and at the san'e
ime conivevingr, the idea that all
hese pleasures may be taken ill for
lie small price of the admission at
he door. which is twenty-five
ents. Epipaneithein is the most
easible 1et suggested but that will
>rolbly be ruled out. Bazaar
ould include pm t of the entertain
nent because there will be articles
or sale. But this sale of articles
i not the real elitertaininenlt and
lose who attendIl may etijoy tlie
velnig in peace without buying a
ingle article unless they ileet So
isposed. The articles will sell on
The entertainment will be given
I the armory on the night of the
oth of this mionth. The tickets
dnit to the hall and the coupon
ttached is good for a good luncheon
lich will be served In the cafe by
oung men dressed as chiefs. As
tated, the coupon on admission
icket entitles holder to this lunch
A gypsy band telling fortunes
vill be encamped in the hall. The
ypsies will render instrumental
nusic and there will be a number
>f vocal selections, including the
lebrated gypsy chorus from "The
All articles on the notion table,
ncluding toys for the children, use
ul articles for those who are not
:hildren any more, will be sold for
iot more than five atnd ten cents.
D)elicious candies wvill be served at
t candly booth. There will be a
postoflice, a fish pond, and a cake
table, at which cake will be served.
Th'le little girls will be interestedI to
know there will be a doll table where
dIollies, dressed and undressed, in
all shapes and sizes, will be sol.
The p)lace is the Armiory, the
date. Friday, the 20th.
A WAY OPBN
Many a Newberry Reader Kinows it We
There Is a way open to convince thi
g!reattest skt) te. Scorest of Newbeirra
pieople hav'e matde it possible. T1he
publie -tatemient of their exp)erieceiC i
pro'of the like( of whl Iih has niever beei
produced before in Newberry. Reat
this <ase of it given by ia citizen:
W. p. u';wart of the tirm of I'watr
'i fer Co. , cliotntile rt an d genz tlEieen
furnish ings tddress .\ l a street say
"I have used D)oani's Kidney ill I
with my'4 bactk antd kidIneyv for guite
wh' ie tihe seret ions friom thIe kidneyc
weret tvery' dark,il contid tedimen
igh~t. Tihere waVIs a duu lpini a':roi
my~, loin: fo" whli I wor' pla1t$tr, a.
usecd lin imetnts b)ut wt iitot anyt appald
ent t'tf.cts I noticed iti ouri newspapItIs
whtt,)Dtan's (1 Kiney 1PiI e hadl done ft
oth.er's, and I calle ~d at W. E. Pelhai t
frinee tn my kIdney seecretions hav
regianed their' ntuoral color' antd a:ctio
mny rest is not disturbed att igih t tan
thle pain in m1 iy bacek has entirely le
F"or sile by all dealer's. PrIce
cents etach per box. Poster-MN iburnl (
Buffalo, N. Y., sole agents for ti
Remember the namii Doants and tal
THB COTTON MARKET.
What the Fleecy Staple Was Bringing
Yesterday Afternoon in the Various
Portions of the County.
(Corrected by Nat Gist.)
2ood Middling ........ .11 1-8
3trict Middling ....... 11
diddling ......... 10 7-8
Corrected by J. L. and A. G. Wise.)
,ood Middling . . . . . . . . 11
(Corrected by John R. Scurry.)
zood Middling. . . . . . . . . 11
(Corrected by Aull, Hentz & Co.)
,ood Middling . . . . . . 11 12 1-2
(Corrected by J. B. Lathan.)
zood Middling . . . . . . . . 11
(Corrected by Smith Bros.)
zood Middling ....... 11
HORSE FARM FOR RENT-Ap
ply to M. M. BUFORD,
Newberry, S. C.
COMPLETE LINE best Perfumes
and Toilet Waters at Wooten's.
AjOR SALE OR RENT-My house
and lot on West Nance street, on
,ood and easy terms. Possession given
n 21st instant. W. A. FuiLMER.
IGGEST LINE Trunks and Bags
B At Wooten's.
r OST -- Overcoat with pair Gray Kid
-G Gloves and Black Silk Muflier.
teward if returned to this office. 1t
NTALUABLE REAL ESTATE FOR
SALE Sixty Acres adjoining in
!oiI)orate limits of Newberry. High
'tate ot cultivation. One hundred and
ort v acres on and a half miles from
OWn. Good ereek and river bottom,
ine imleadows on both tracts. For in
ormat ion1 apply to
G. M. 13. EPTrING.
or E. 11. AuL._
IOME LOAN AND TRUST CO.
The Stoc:holders of this con pany
tre hereby notified that the second in
talment to the capital stock will be
lue and payable on Monday 16th inst.,
it the office of The Herald and News.
E. H. AULL,
-ecretary and Treasurer.
W ANTED-Faithful person to
travel for well established
house in a few counties, calling on re
tail merchants and agents. Local ter
ritory. Salary $20.00 per week with
expenses additional, all payable in ensh
-ach week. Money for expenses ad
vanced. Position permanent. Busi
ess successful and rushing. Standard
House, 330 Dearborn St., Chicago.
OR RENT-Six Room Cottage on
Fcollege street, in front of 11CleL e
campus. Apply to Mits. M. E. LAK).
ANUFACTURER wants reliable
- man to deliver and collect; horse
and wagon and $150 deposit neUtssary;
$21 a week and expenses; permanent.
Franklin, Box 78, Philadelphia, Pa. 4t
W I Y NOT BUY TH IE BVT?
Yiou can get It. from Guy Dan
iels. Eve rvt,h ing to be had from a
tirst-cla..S Jew'v-1ry Srore. The fin est
and lar:rest st,ock of petaicles and
e', ellase's in t he Stat.e.
GUY D)AN IELS.
W ANTED)..- -- Manager for new
branch of our business here in
Newberry. Write piromnptly, w ithi irefer
ences. The Morris Wholesale IHouse,
TANTED)--P Iersimmon, Dogwood,
Ilickory and Hlolly Logs. Freight
paid on earloads. James Cockshot,
Charleston, S. C.
W ELL~S BORED)-A I.hough I have
bored two thousand wells in
Newberry county I am still in the busi
ne. Parties desiring my services may
leave orders at my office over W.LT'.
I. A. McD)OWELL
Newberry, S. C.
EST URANT-- Fancy Groceries
MrJonJ. Eargle wohas bought
out the grocery store ofC. W oga
will also continue the restaurant at the
same place and you can secure a goodl
meal cheap. Heb also has a good line
of fancy and staple groceries at prices
that are reasonable.
D o you want one of the prettiest and
moset st ylishi I ats in town this season?.
I f so you must have it made by the
Our prices are the lowest and1( our~
styles the newest thatI can he found in
LAND FOR SALE.
jOURI LOTS CONTAINING 28
J2acres, andl three containing 40
acres, on eastern side of town just out
sidle corporate limits. D)esirable loca
tion for building purposes. These lots
may be bought at a baran