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THE NEWBERRY OF
DAYS THAT ARE PAST.
LETTER FROM A k11MER NEWBEIRIAN,
NOW IN TEXAS.
Memories of Great Mcii and Good len and
Graceful and Lovely Women of
The Old Newberlry.
Going north from Stewart's, we
reach the happy home of' Drayton
Nance, one of iat.1rc's nloblelmenl
and his amiable wife, Iticy ( Wil
liams) a decsceidiaot of oie of the
grand hieroes of King's Mountain,
Col. james N illiais. She was a
lovely example of the "radiant
dream that lurks ii the word wo
nma." Tlhink of Dravton Nance
as lie lived and you vill be a btr
man. He was genial, natural,
cordial and intellectual, disclo-ing
the goodness and greatness of his
heart; in his family he was always
gentle, generous, good humored and
affectionate; in society a pure exam
ple of the complete Christian gen
tleman, yes, lie was a great hearted
man, with a soul as white and pure
as a" lily. He often had a laugh
on me, telling when I was a little
chap, at dinner at his house, he
asked if I would have anything
more and I replied, yes, poiiiting
mi1y finger, I'll have soie more
"tollardls. " ie never said a weak
or worthWess thing. I re:nember
wvith pleasure their foir daughters,
mar-tha, Vl1anny, L,alira andlt Mlary.
X'lartia, a iulo:;t iltev!;Ltin,v
loveable ,ill, i )i. I k
dale: Ial i v , a \id h atit e l
Carili I : aldyI , sw i\e te - ii-ic
-elitc, wilh i }) I aMn11, ze s i I vs
1narte vid Maj. :l> xer a l\Viei we
glrat aliats 111e pai bat teiid ;
,a l a. .111 h)e g lt u -111":in tilli irl,
Ala v, \who \\ ife sa . w s- as hl
fill I; a r \\ll. i. I oa
illed1, :1fi11(l it 1 1 (in.e l
ja'.1es I . a licro, mi i l (1et itle
Nehe par wm'- huot r ie wAi ty
erectig nlue llent whotw o hitne lorv
''(ne; lle io)lii tilcanrca imllw
left for exas he was at the ii
taS o einf aay. N wife says t e
was ellat kably ladsoille. what
a beantiful t hibute J. 1. n. Ca1dwell
gives himi it. h iis ''in l e hin.'
"The11 path of, dity was lIthe way to
"lfe is gonc who was so great,
"Gone; but nlovting iu te;*V hill
Of twe orie, h made higontl a
"kinghe andwe belovedvy awhim n
"Somethingliiarridvance in satyPe,
s"TehanThsH and ahta man oan wmav
iGod acce him,a Crsn sreenessm.
to traytorline, whed n he yout
hewas naworthy ihan,omente n
story adwbeling firs occupied kny
hn Coe marid hiss neary Popek,
sisedtheref ahod Heir an atof my
lively wife. haosnny (ms)weete
was rmrlandsom e.h ot
whPasin eto the comei teort
wom I khin ow trut. Afterwnaidse
washeCarte and huisneatlke qic
livel wmifie Tom( (Sims Coateli
lie there and teiri son To.bH
wasxit grnso toir the JonCot
wh gavt e to the puic the court
hVos bloc. ewas a soli man
onfeein wom ~itoe trusta. I Icse aner
has hearmt yv andbuinessmight w e
wasli newfecteduy'l and did i
iteIaIt heas a quie niaimerd
Pleasant and modest 1 rather"
silent, lonely and sad. He had one t
son, James, who moved to Sparttn- a
burg, two daugliters, Elizabeth (by a
her friends called Puss). qhe was: o
a o)s lovely lively, war In - hearted, I,
intelligent girl, and a great favorite. t(
Her death in b 1846 Cast a gloom over sl
the whole village; to this day 1 o
ofte'i feel sad over the death of this I
heautiful girl, "aslee) in the 1htush 1n
of the grave.'' Sarah was a lovely C
wom1aII, had a mild, sweet temper
aid an ati-Tactive personality. She n
iarrieti Burr J. Raimage and I was c
hiis; at teidant. Ramage was a man k
full of good senlse, good spirits, g
good1 huImor and great force of char- v
aeter: he was a ,enial, natural, coI- r
(ial and all roud good 11.t1an. h
On-i the northbeast coriner of next 0
block, where Andy Wicker had a
confectionery, lived my parents- t
David A. and Isabella (Spience),l
Crosson--D. A. was a profoundly
religious man, firm in his convic
tionls, a Covenanter and like them 0
and the Quakers, believed slavery a
was wrong and hence set his ne
groes free. le was kind and gen
erovs and his death was lamented e
by the poor. In figure lie was like m
Hugh K. Boyd, who was his first
cousin. Mly mother was a hand
some intellectual and educated wo
manl and was a graduate of a Mora- t
viaun school at Ballymena, County t
A n1im, Irelli. \\'hen a girl,
alkinig PIe streets of 'il c a
la, pelso(ls (ltoppe(d >t) ad mlire her
:ut v. : \ was a 1anwr ad
mr1(1,chant, had i store ii N b.-wrrV
(111 Ile il" n re l t.le Ilnd ea h n
m I; IIr o pt r ment01L 11 . \ 1 :', 1 is
e SL.- k2e:nnek thc i a'her,h the
Il a1 to her: 'hildrin. .ln : eel
lIt vqing lad - \%orkcd wih t hem.I
('Ven,) : .id a ll m -arriei ,ood llel
Ili,ha B nds. his %i ,>:-Ai V, was
l:akried to R. .oveIatnI I ( 1 een
vibe. I I L Si -er, Fmmie. I > -
Brwn. E lizabeth 'Mvrick to -
Monitom ry of GcreenvillM. I Ir
siter, Sallit Myric, to Dr. T. \.
Ihllompsoll Sallie Lindsey to Billy
Nb ore. miev Golding to IMa
M:m,uin. Nancy Hays to ;\ndy
\\'icker. Hlow 1aMa fal':ly Icol
lcctio.s anld dormalit svImpathies
ari le Ili llind, as I thin.k of those
lovely ani'd gracefuil young ladies.
I aim the only son of 1). C. aInd mn
[th April, 148, married AIiosS ti
I leen Maria J allies who is no\w il f<
her jt h yeal, (oes 1not look to he
over 6o. She is a handsomie old r
lady, 1 dho nlot so wvrite becatu'e "I C'
have an itching a rond the u hetart.
tl.hat I caninot s;cra tchi soaid to bet It
love, but wvhoever see' her Vays the
samiie thing,. this shiould he so for
(ld.i Juldge IButler used to saiv that
her miothetr Betsey' Pope was the
mIost' beautiful woman in Edgefield.
D). C.. had two dlaughiters whlo lived
inl Griflin , (Ga. Mary was gentle, IH
lovely and (fute a favorite. Sarah
was full of mischiefi,sprightly, intel
igent,shie was (quick and indtustrious. ib
She married Rev. S. S. Gailard, a
dlesZenIdant of the IIlugumenots,
p)reachied often in Newberry, was a it
warm Presbyterian1 and a (devotta
manal. IHe was a man of strong iln-a
tellecttual force andc happy templera- I
muent, soimewhat tunusual. My I
father, myself, liy son and his son
are each oldy soins. But enough of u
liy ownI folks. Next door to the
Crossonis was thme oflice of D)r. Sam
l''ai r who was one of thme greatest "
muionIg thme eminenelt phyvsicians at
.Newhe)rry anid Cohnnbiia: he l as V el
0f)lean ofesat in his anners: oh
n it :'t.ltl and t 0 o ;.he o* e
*pate'' was I dl' nIhuo a1\ ;' (
'uni glad of it.
Next was the brick hoteli kept by
Sanmes Farnamei J,1ue 0' eai
Othe Annals pays a high tribute to
'is good nmn. Sarah his wife was
sister of Cias Johnstone and like
11 the Johnstones was posssesse(d
f a clear vigorous intelleef. They
ad two sons John and IHal I went
) school with IIal, wio was a
)rightly fellow and was very fond
f the girls, and three daughters.
Iary was hIandsome. Sarah was
iy "'beau ideal'' of a fine girl.
aroline was much admired.
In tie lower Story Fed Ruff
i1-rchandi.ed aii there was al (1c
irrence I well relmeillber. A
Idlet, hmil Carwile mentions, but
ives only the iiitiIls of his n1am,e
o1lcd oftenl slip into Fed's back
>Om11 Wheie Fcd kept a bottle of
!1ion1 syrup and take a big dose
f it. Fed, to catch him pvt a hot
le of castor oil mnixtry o tihe
ible, when the kidlet---he steal a
ig drink out of the mnixtry and it
,as wirkin in him" when he fled.
le knew the properties of castor
il better when afterwards he was
n M. 1).
The first I remember to have oc
upied the store roon in the west
uid was Pitts and Carwile. Pitts
ras a solid, good man and served
ne term in the legislature and I
now hiti to have been a worthy
nd usefu! man; he married (I
iink) Miss Laura Burton, an in
'resting and elegant young lady.
have already written of Stewart
r d Coate's Sombre and diskv store
ouse. N(-xt to this was inor
r,cev's long low one Story store
n rse. Grac( . was a tall, hald
I nt. W h,11e at ("ralcev's, store
Ic ba,ck 00m w filt SinlaCir
teel II. P. P att, l-r. Lt S.
WWI,C '11P, IlL 1c C S8VtIIel(
t;1Q okiLn", and latiglIiit in nk-r
MOO(1 Tlcy vere ex pectant; he
1(1 bye p kI t1d11 r ( r .s
1m1mid( ,h_xclaimls, "possuml."
I er N1lilv Pratt (Prlin Pratt's
tk ), tn with Ione voice we ,;ank4
"Milly Pratt she did roas him
Wid taters piled all arulnd,
I is skin jcs (oi to cracklinl
De gravy thick and brown.'
")en Iarster w'en you tas him
An (rinks dIt simmlliol beer (weer).
You'll greveN widl me, (at posum11 tilm!
Is de hws time in de year."
I le lIy cxpallded fri.n- Sani'l
enneIlV'ly ld l! y c e cver-y day and
icy are (). K They are like home
lIks to us.
I had1( hioped in this to, have
eachled Col. IPair and t hen tihe
>nirt hlou*e, &Xc.
I have recived many11 pleasant
tiers sin:ce wr itinig to you.
A\dieni for at short timle.
J. NI. Caosso:s.
lVliR HAVE IT?
You Have, tile Statemniit of tils Newv
tberry Man will Interest You.
Eve r have ai "liow down'' pain in the
in ther "smalll" over the hips?
TPhat,'s the home of backae.e
ItL's caulsed by sick k id1neys.
Tlhat's wihy Duan 's Kidney Pillis cuire
Ne wherry pecople endorse this Read
case of it:
P. R Payne, c' wrk of Southern Rell
elephone Co., residing on Pratt St.,
s: Back(ache and kiduLcy t,r(uble
ats annoyed mel for two years. A dull
Ihing pain across the small of my
tek was so had after sitting' t hat I was
riable to get, upi wit.hout lupport, and
imetimes a shiarp shootingr pain wold(
rike me as' If a knife wer'e going
I rough mie. TIheh kidney ' sepcret,ionsi
ire very darik andi full Iof se'dimient,,
, ol a n for' ic I lijited Su'','
lttmember0't the~ nameflc, I)oan, aor I tke
Cottol Must Have
Potash is an essential plant food
which must be added as a fertilizer
or the soil will
hausted, as is
true of, so
-We havie books;
giving vallaAhib. <
tals i hk i fettiliz
VVN4. We will senid
them I ree to :ny Lirmer who asks us io. them.
OERMAN KAIA WOR,-.KS,
New Yoric -113 Nuntnts street, or
Allnunsi, (o.--22" So 1rosid At.
The Price of
4WrAll of our MILLINERY wi-ll
be solt' at reduced prices through
the holidays. Come and buy your
wife or daughter a pretty Hat for
Christmas. We have just received
the latest Novelties in
Combs, Belts, U
Belt Pins and
In Red, Black and Tan.
Pearl Shirt Waist Sets
19c. per set.
We will have a full
line of Toys and Holi
day Good3 at prices
right. Corne to see us.
T.1 111' RIC31HT PRICE Sl.%OR
runer llros.' L>tck Nar iDepot.
s i'.\rs OF sOU111 CAR()l NA,
COI.NTY ' NEWI. EH,Y-1N
John C. Goggalns, adlminist-rator of
the estateot' Wmi. D). Frick, de-1
N-icy Priek axd others, Def'endants. o
IN virtue of an order p, -.e'd herein.
I will sell at public auction to the high- Y
est hil(e bfore the couirt house at
Newberry, S. C., on sale day in Janu
aiy, 190-1, 1 that piece or parcel of,
Miad situate in said county and state 1
contioni ig. eighty (80) acres, more ors
less lying on the northeast sid(- of the t
public road leading to Little Mountain,
. C. except the Friek family grave
yard, COnsistimg oft one-half acre, and
hounded by graveyard, landls of John
Holand, estate of George Wheeler, de
ceasedl, Al) Shealey andl said 1 pbic
roadI, upon the followving terms, to wvit:
For one-hall cash, the balance on a
credit of one year, with interest frm'
(lay of sale, credit p)ortion to bese
cured by the bond of the purchaser and
a mortgage of the premnises, with leaIve
to the pu rchaser t.o pay the credit por
Lion in cash ini whole or in p)art. Pur-ii
Chaser to pay for' papei(rs andI1 reord
mng. JIOIIN C. WILSON,
D)ec. 12, 1 90:1. f
STIATlE OF" SOUTH' CARAOLINA,
COU'NTY OF" NEWBERRY-IN
P Itt BATE COURT.
B~y Joo. C. Wilson, E'sq , Probate Judge
W IfEREAS, aJno. C. Goggans, as
Clerk of the Court, hath made suit E
to) mie to grant him Lot,tersof Adlmlins
trat.ion of the est at.e and effects of Lucy
The-e are tberefore to cite and ad
mnonish all and sinigular' the kIndred and
creditors of the said Lucy C Longshiore,
deceased, t,bat tbey he andl appIear be- J
fore me, in the Court of Probat.e, to be
held at Newherry Court, House, S. C., on
thec 28t,h dlay of .Januaryv next after' pub- '
lIenctioni thereof, at 11 o'clock ini the fore
noon, to sIhow eauw.' If any t hey have,
why th.e said Aduiniistrcationi ihould
not be grant ed.~'r
(ivei under my hand, thisk thI
'I.]i 'l'bn im-ty of Dechber,I at
K.mob ii.and :
rTTel(:oEl iN. F HI
STATE OF SOUTH 'AROLINA
COUNTY OF NEWBE.,RRY
Jesse L. Denson, Plaintiff,
Corrie West, Sallie Tucker, Naniie
Boone, Effie Lyles, Ellen Atchison,
John Denson, Joe Ray, ' Jack
Matthews, Hart Hinson, Carl Hinson,
Armond Hinson, John Hinson,' Grace
Ilincon, Lillian Hinson, Ella Hinson,
Monroe Wesson, Tomp Stewart,
Georgiana Bailey, Alice A brams,
Ellen LaFar, Defendants.
Summons for Relief.-Complaint served.
1'o the Defendants above named:
7 OU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED
. and required to answer the com
plaint in this action of which a copy is
herewith served upon you, and to s
't copy of your answer to the said
plaint on the subscribers at thei
n Law Range, Newberry, S.
in twenty days after the s
:xclusive of the day o'
ind if you fail to answ
within the time afore
in this action will ap
'he relief demanded ii
To the Def'ts John I
,on, Ella Hinson, Lilli
LaFar: You and each
;hat unless you have
item appointed to re
iction within twenty
iereof upon you, t
Jourt to appoint
sq., or some other
on, as such Guardi
)ated, Dec. 16, A.
To the Defendan
fart Hinson, Carl
linson, Eflie Lyles,
romp Stewart and.
['ake notice that the C
Letion t6gether with th
vhich the foregoing is
iled with the Clerk of
non Pleas for Newberry
state of South Carolina,
lay of December, A. D. 19
SEASE & DOMIN
Newberry, S. C.
-T.OT O SOUTVI-. CAN OLIN
('()UN'Y OF NICWDElY I
Fiancis L. Britt, Plaintiff,
,zylphia Gauntt, Dolly Irogden, EIiza
Gunter, P)olly Gunter, Alfred
Gaunltt, Jacob Gaunltt, MrIIs. Rish,
John Lindsay, Ilenry Lindsay, Fan
nly Lindsay, Eliza Alnn Killough,
Mairtha Ann Johnson, Eloise Mat
thews, the heirs at law of Henry
Gauntt, and the heirs at law of
Isreal Gauntt, whose names and
places of residence are unknown to
Summons for Relief.
TOU AlE I1EREBY SUMMONE[
. n required to answer the con
laint im this action which is filed in the2
flhee of Clerk of Court for said county,
,tate aforesaid, and to serve a copy of
our answer to the said complaint on
he subscriber at the law oflice of Lam
ert _W. .Jones at Newberry. South
,a1rolina, within twenty days after the
ervice hereof; exclusive of' the (lay of
lich service; and if you fail to answer
he coimplaint. within ine time afore
aid, the plaintifl, in t his action will ap
ly to the Court for the relief lemand
d in the compllaint.
LAM BERT Wv. JONES,
[J. F. J. CAl DWELL4,]
Dated Oct. 18, A. D). 1897.
'> the Defendants, Eliza Guint er, Polly
Guinter, M ra. Rish, also the heirs at
law of Ilenry Gauntt andl heirs at
law of Isrecal Gauntt, wvhose namesa
and places of residence are unknown
to the Plaintifl:
'fake notice that the complaint in
his action together with the summons,
f which the foregoing is a copy, were
ledl with the Clerk of the Court of
ommon P'!('as, for Newberr'y County,
the State of Sou th Carolina, on the
ourteenth day of Octobar, A 0. 1899.
LAMB3ERT W. .JONES,
Plainti ff's A ttorney.
Newberry, S. C.
~TATE OF SOUTH CA ROLINA,
COUNTV OF NEWBERRY,
IN COMMON PLEAS.
David Hlipp, Plaintiff,
no. G. Wolling, Jr. and B. S. Hardy,,
[I Y VIRTUE OF AN ORDElR OF
L)the Court herein, I will sell at Pub
c outcry, at Newvberry Court H-ouse,
.C., on the First Monday in .January,
.1D. 1904, all that tract, p)iece or par
el of land lying anrd beings'i tuat e in the
ount.y of Newberry, State of Sourth
aruolirn, cont ain ing Eight,I Hunre d and
i\ty (8 60) Acre, mowi or less known
s~ the "'huben hick PacI", and 81(
'ndedt('I by nuor ie river,i faitsir of MIrs.
inrm of Sale oin bir 11n
romi the dI y of 'nh, Iihe trndt pol irin
huner arnd. :a mior'a of the ptr(ises5
i'ld, aind t.n hear in! eremt at fIre rate of
ighrt per cnt. pe(r annrum, o1'r1al or
try Ipart of' maidi cri'tif p)otrorn may he
aid( in cash at the option of' the 'pur
II. II. RIK(ARD, Master
Master's Ollice, D.ec. 12, 1903. r