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Me Movements of Many People, Newber
rians and Those Who Visit
Miss Nina Carlisle is visiting:
friends in Chester.
Mr. L. W. Floyd returned from
New York last week.
F. H. Dominick, Esq., visited in
Columbia last week.
Mrs. E. V. Chalmers, of Helena,
hb.s returned from Laurens.
Mr. M. Q. Hipp, of Pomaria,
paid us a pleasant visit yesterday.
Mr. John Hinson, of Greenville
is visiting at Helena, the guest of
Mr. T. G. Williams.
Miss Pauline Gilder will return
to Converse today after spending
several days at home.
Miss Laura Sloope, of Hickory,
N. C., has returned to Newberry to
visit her sister, Mrs. J. T. Presson.
Messrs. John W. Earbardt, W
H. Hunter and Robert Bass, now
in Columbia, spent Sunday in New
3. H. Clark, of the Clinton Pres
byterian College, was in Greenville
yesterday. - Greenville Herald,
Mrs. B./F. Day and son Rivers
visited her daughter, Mrs. Lawt.
Watkins, at Chappells, the first of'
Hon. Arthur Kibler, of Helena,
came up from the legislature Satur
day night and "observed" saleday
Mr. R. A. Abrams of Newberry,
representing the Pacific Mutual in
surance company of Carolina, has
Miss Helen Hardy, after a pleas
ant visit to Miss Lenore Broaddus
and Miss Annie Ruff, returned to
her home at Maybinton Sunday.
Miss Carrie Greneker and Messrs.
Robert D. and Haskell Wright
went to Laurens to attend the fu
neral of Mrs. I. J. Wright on Sun
Miss Genevieve Boozer, of New
berry, who is teaching the Goldville
School, visited Miss Anna Boozer
last Saturday and Sunday.-Clin
ton Chronicle, 29th ult.
Solicitor T. S. Sease retarned to
the city yesterday from Laurens
where he has been attending ses
sions court for that county, which
Herald, 28th nit.
Grand Master Blease was out on1
a tour with the lodges last week,
visiting Edgefield, Graniteville,)
Warrenville, Langley Bath and
Aiken. No doubt some good will]
result from his earnest work for the]
order of the lodges he visits.-Car-1
olina Odd Fellow, 1st.
The many friends and admirers
of Dr. J. A. B. Scherer in this coun
ty are delighted at his acceptance
of the presidency of Newberry)
college. Dr. Scherer has visited.
this county on several occasions,
and was one of the memorial day
orators at Rivers Bridge two years1
ago-Bamberg cor. Barnwell Sen
Mr. G. WV. Summer, president oft
a flourishing cotton mill in Newber-.
ry, and Mr. J. A~. Fant, president
of the Monarch Mills at Union, were
attendants on the meeting of the
Southern Trust co -pany, which
was organized in this city on Tues
day. These gentlemen are directors
in this financial institution.-Spar
tanburg Herald, 28th ult.
VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
Cotton 16 cents in Newberry.
Mr. Taz. Senn has moved back
About 85 per cent. of county
taxes has been collected.
County Treasurer Epps and Au
ditor Crcnier each had two busy
ays Saurday and yesterday.
Saleday in Newberry was cold
and uneventful. A fair crowd was
in town. There were no public
We have some cases of mumps in
our section.-Looper cor. Pickens
Sentinel-Journal. Do for the land's
sake keep them there.
The Atlanta journal says that
the best recommendation which can
be given a man is that he loves little
children and they love him.
Constable Eison seized several
gallons of liquor at Whitmire re
cently. He had an exciting chase
after a nogro with two gallons of it.
The annual meeting of the policy
holders of the Farmers' Mutual In
surance association of Newberry
county will be held in the court
house Saturday. February i3th, at
i 1a. m.
A call has been issued by County
Chairman Young. a county negro, I
for a county republican convention:
to be held in the court house on
Thursday, the i8th of February.
McCau ghrin Rebekah lodge, No.
6, at Newberry, claims the best
drilled degree staff in the State, let
us go see on February the 2oth.
Carolina Odd Feliow, Greenville.
Yes, come see. This means that
there will be a Rebekah convention
here on that date.
Today the ground hog has the
stage. Prophets will be looking
around. They say if the ground
pig sees his shadow he will ga back
home-more cold weather and late
spring. Some people want him to
see. his shadow so an early spring
may be expected. We are on the
fence-don't care whether the hog
sees his shadow or not.
Mr. I.- M. Smith, of Kinards,
who was in Newberry yesterday,
ha with him a sample from a bale
of cotton stored in the Laurens
warehouse which is forty-five years
old. The bale, it is said, will be
sent to the St. Louis exposition.
Or. Smith did not recall the name
Af the owner. He said it had been
estimated that if the bale had been
sold when picked and the money
ut at compound interest that it
would have been ot more than the
value of all the other bales in the
warehouses taken together.
Gentlemen of the Jury.
The following jurors have been,
Irawn for the general sessions court
or this count y, which convenes on -
Vonday, Feburary 8. Trhe second
eek jurors will he drawn today:
Tench C. Pool. WV. D.. Bundrick,
. S. Derrick. WV. R. Smith, Jr.,
iathan B. Hunter. G. Pettus
Bedenbaugh, Geo. S.- Ruff, J B.
entz, WVm. WV. Sheely, Hardy
roctor, Geo A. Epting, Win. M.
uber. J. H. Willinghamn, J B.
uber, R. A. Welch, Jno. P. Mills,
WV. WV. Spearman, Jno. S. Nobles,:
J. M. Boozer, J. Kinard Epps, S..
3. Birge, Ben F. GriffEn, R. H.
Burton, W. R. Gauntt, D. A. Kin
Ld, B. M. D. Livingstone, Luther
2. Dominick, Willie L. Boozer, J.
2. Wilson, Jr.. 3. J. Eargle, N. P.
Abrams, -J. T. Pitts, Hance A.
Boozer, Lemuel C. Johnson, Geo.
2. Hipp, Jno. A. Sheely, Sr.
THE GRANTD JURY.
The grand jury will be consti
:ted as follows:
New: Willie B. Kibler. W. S.
eybt, J. Willie Cannon, F. W.
Eiggins, G. J. Jones, J. L. Dickert,
[.A. Shroder, WV. Hilliard Long,
El. J. Moats, WV. L. WVaters, J. D.
uattlebaum, C. W. Ringer.
Holding over: George A. Dick
trt, Perry Halfacre, McKeene
utchison, J. Hi. Summer, WV. H.
Shannon, H. W. Bowles.
By the Rev N. N. Burton, Sun
day evening, January 31st, at the
residence of the bride's parents,
Mr. Ernest Austin and Miss Bettie
Hu,hey both of West End.
MR. WELCH GOES TO COLUMBIA.
Will ) Associated With the Law Firm of
Abney and Thompson-Will Be
Abney. Thompson & Welch.
Major Robert 11. Velcl went to
Colimbia Wednesday afternoon,
having been associated there with
the firm of Abney z4nd Thompson.
It is understood that the style of
the new firm will be Abney, Thomp
son and Welch. Mr. Ben L Ab
ney, of th.- firm, is general counsel
for the Southern railway.
Major Welch has been amemb er
of the firm of Johnstone & Welch
here. He is one of the brightest,
as well as one of the most success
ful lawyers in South Carolina.
The people of Newberry regret
very much to lose him from the
Dr. George B. Cromer. the re
tiring president of Newberry col
lege, will be associated with Col.
George Johnstone within the next
THE COLLEGE ORATORS.
The Inter-Collegiate Contest Will Be Held
in Greenwood on April29-Officers
At a meeting of the executive
committee of the Inter-Collegiate
Oratorical Association, held in
Greenville last week, it was decided
to hold the next annual contest at
Greenwood on April 29. Newberry
college was represented ' at the
meeting of the committee by Mr.
J. E. Harms.
The members of the association
are Furman, Wofford, Clemson,
Newberry, Erskine, and the Pres
byterian college at Clinton. The
officers for this year are: C. W.
Riser, of Newberry, president; J. M.
Daniels, of Furman, vice-president;
. K. Hardin, Jr.. of Wofford, sec
retary; 0. M. Roberts, of Clemson,
Newberry's representative in the
contest will be selected some time
during the next few weeks. The
Phrenakosmian society will be rep
resented in the preliminary contest
by Messrs. J. E. Harms and T. K.
Johnstone, and the Excelsiors by
Messrs. W. B. Seabrook and C. W.
THREE SHERIFFS PRAISED.
mewberry's Sheriff One of The Trio Receiv
ing Favorable Comment By A Com
In a letter to the State of the 28t h
altimo ex-Detective W. H. New
old, of Chester, suggesting a re-.
nedy to stop lynching to the effect
:hat a law should be passed "mak
ng it an impeachable offense before
Lhe legislature for an officer to have
t prisoner taken from him by a
nob," etc., says:
"Another reason why an officer
ho has a prisoner taken from him
y a mob should be severely dealt
with is because there is no great
inount of real danger in a mob if
roperly handled by a determined
fficer, 'as any number of such offi
rers as Sheriff Scarborough of Darl
:ngton, Sheriff Hunter of Lancaster
md Sheriff Buford of Newberry will
The Christian churches at 'Constanti
nople, Turkey, and Yokahoma, Japan,
have loing used the Longmian & Martinez
Paints for painting their churches.
Liberal contibutions of L & M. Paint
will be given for such purpose wherever
a church is located..
F. M. Scofield, Harris Spring, S. C.,
writes, "I painted our old homestead,
with L. & M. twenty-six years ago.
Not painted since; looks better than?
houses painted in the last four years."
W. B. Barr, Charleston, W. V a.,
writes, "Painted Frankenburg Block
with L. & M. shows better than any'
buildings here have ever done; stands
out as though varnished, and actual
cost of paint was less than $1.20 per
gallon. Wears and .zovers like gold."
Thee Celebrated Paints are sold by
The Newberry Hardware_Co. _
Elberta Peach Trees,
Barred Plymouth Rocks.
Red Raspberry Plants.
Eggs for hatching a specialty. Alli
inniries promptly answered. Write
GEO. F. MONTGOMERY,
AT THE OPERA HOUSE.
Hi Henry's Big Minstrels Here on Thurs
day Afternoon and Night-The
Hi Henty's famous minstrels will
again he in Newberry on Thursday,
giving two performances, afternoon
and night. Th, company will ar
rive via the Southern Thursday
morning in their owvn private palace
The program is entirely new
this season. The chorus numbers
fifteen, which is double the number
usually seen in minstrel shows, a
double quartette, a saxophone quar
tette, and an orchestra of twenty
real musicians. In the oho the
features include two European acts
never seen in this country before.
The big parade will take p ace
on Thursday at noon.
The appearance of Hi Henry in
Newberry ill in all probability be
the minstrel event of the season.
THE FEMALE MINSTRELS.
Duncan Clark's Female Minstrels
-vill appear at the opera 'house on
Wednesday night. The Daily Lea
der, of Des Moines, Iowa, says of
the p6rformance given by this
troupe in that city: "The patrons
were treated to a variety show. It
was what the crowd went to see,
and they evidently went away sat
Of the oRdition of The Fist National Bad,
at Whiie, i1 the State of Sout
Carola, at the Cie of Bsiess Jan
uary 22, 1904.
Loans and discounts...............$45,161 33
Overdrafts, secured and unse
cured ................................ 7,063 97
U. S. bonds to secure circu
lation............................... 6,250 00
Stockspecurities, etc........ 148 22
Banking house, furniture, and
fixtures. ............................ 1 00
Due from National Banks( not
reserveagents)......... ........... 4,445 34
Due from approved reserve
agents................................ 2,023 07
Expense ........................ 3 60
Notes of other National Banks 760 00
Fractional paper currency,
nickels, and cents.-......... 62 29
Specie......... $2,274.02 -
Legal tender notes... 2,080.00-4,354 02
Redemption fund with U. S.
Treasurer (5 per cent. of
circulation)........................ 312 50
Capital stock paid in............$25,000 00
Surplus fund........................ 1,000 00
National Bank Notes out
standing.................... 6,250 00
Due to other National Banks 562 57
Due to State Banks and Bank
ers...................... 458 02
ndividual deposits subject to
Cashier's checks outstanding 64 83
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, -
COUNTY OF NEWBERRY, ss.:
I, J. K. S. Ray, Cashier of the above
amed Bank, do solemnly swear that
the above statement is true to the best
f my knowledge and belief.
J. K. S. RAY, Cashier.
Subscribed' and sworn to bofore me
[Ls.] this 27th day of January, 1904.
J. D. Stokes, N. P. S. C.
R. R. Jeter.
F OR ENT-ouseon College street.
Aplyatthsoffice. ~ t3t.
OR RENT.--Store room on Main
Street recently occupied by W.
T. Tarrant. Possession given at once.
For terms and so forth apply to Mrs.
R. L. Paysioger, Newberry, S. C.
IF YOU want a good pair of Shoes or
Pants, Pair & Havird will price them
W TANTED-Faithful person to
Vtravel 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 cash
each week. Money for expenses ad
vanced. Position permanent. Busi
ness successful and rushing. Standard
House, 330 Dearborn St., Chicago.
TO MAKE MONEY IS TO SAVE
Imoney. The entire stock of furni
ture, 77 Buck's Stoves and Ranges,Car
pets, Mattings, Wheeler and W uson No.
9 ball bearing sewing machines, i Piano
together with articles too numerous to
mention. All to go as way down prices.
Sale commencers Monday February ist.
Terms cash, no credit given_during this
THE COTTON MARKET.
(Corrected by Nat Gist.)
Good Middling . . . . . . . .15 25
Strict Middling ..... 15 121-2
Middling - . . . . . . . . . . 15
PAPER PATTERNS are sold for
CASH ONLY. Please do not ask
us to charge them. S. J. Wooten.
W have a few Blankets ond other
winter goods that we are sell
ing at a great sacrifice.
S. J. Wooten.
D[)R. W. G. BROWNE, optician, will
be in Newberry this week to spend
a week or more professionally.
SEE those pretty Chiffon Turnovers 15c
and 25c at Hair & Havirds.
W~ T. TARRANT will have a
.W. clearance sale in Millinery,
Saturday, January 30th, 1904. Now is
the time to get a bargain in Hats and
all other goods which will be sold at
I the very lowest prices. Remember
the place, Scholtz old stand, next door
to Davenport & Cavenaugh. Rufus W.
Hutchinson will be [glad to welcome
all his old friends and customers
at the new store and will make it to
your interest to see him.
I STILL have my fine throughbred
stegrer ed Holstine Bull for ser
if3t. THOs. F. HARMON.
IWANTED AT THE NEWBERRY
i Steam Laundry one hundred
young men's washing. We will make
it to your interest to call and see us or
phone 116. L. B. Aull.
T'HREE Good Plantation Mules for
f3t. THos. F. HARMON.
TWO HUNDRED Bushels of Klon
dike Cotton Seed. Finest cotton I
ever planted. Will make from one to
two bales to the acre. Does not fall
out, but is easly picked.
For sale by
f3t. THOS. F. HARMON.
OR SALE-Fine Jack. Will be at
Brown's stables until February 5th.
JNO. M. SCHUMPERT.
R SALE-Three good milk cows
with young Calves. For particu
lars write or 'phone
F. E. and A. L. COLEMAN,
Higgins' Ferry, S. C.
IfLE STOLEN-From cotton yard
of G. M. B. Epting at Newberry
on Saturday night. Small bay mule
-black mane and tail-large scar be
tween front legs on breast, Leather
saddle and blind briddle on mule. Suita
ble reward for information leadiu to
return of mule. J. P. SUMMEW.
INE HORSES-Just received a
. nice lot of Kentucky horses. Call
mand see them.
A. L. KNIGHTON & CO.
OR SALE.-100 cords Oak Wood,
F2 feet long. Apply to
S. B. Aull, Jalapa.
ARTI FS having houses to rent or
lots for sale will do well to see
Aull and Higgins in regard to same,
who will rent and take charge of col
O TO Hair & Havirds for all the lat
est Novelties for Ladies' wear
M1ANUFACTURER wants reliable
L.man to deliver and collect; horse
and wagon and $150 deposit necessary;
21 a week and expenses; permanent.
Franklin. Box 78, Philadelphia, Pa. 4t
VHickory and Holly Logs. Freight
paid on carloads. James Cockshot,
Charleston, S. C.
MfONEY TO LEND-I am author
.I.ized to negotiate loans on real
estate mortggs running 3 to 5 years.
A ppy to Johntone & Welch.
GEO. B. CROMER.
I Mr. John J. Eargle who has bough
out the grocery store of C. W. Doul
will also continue the restaurant at the
same plae and you can secure a go
meal ceap. He also has _a good .ine
of fancy and st legroceries at prnces
that are resn~ e
M,ONEY TO LOAN-We negotiate
VJ.loans on improved farm lands at
seven per cent. interest on amounts
over one thousand dollars, and eiht
per cent. interest on amounts less ta
$1,000. Long time and eypayments.
Hunt, Hunt & Huter,
~UNTER &SANER are1uning, a
L.saw mill about one mile from city
on road to Lindsay's bridge, and are
prepared to fill all orders for lumber.
TAUBLE REAL ESTATE FOR
SALE Sixty Acres ajmgm
corporate limits of Newberry. High
state of cultivation. One hundred and
forty acres one and a half miles from
ttwn. Good creek and river bottom,
fine meadows on both tracts. For in
formation apply to
or . M. B. EPTING.
TOST O STRAYED.-A white set
trdog black spots, from resi
dnce of N. P. Abrams. Any informa
tion as to said dog may be left at drug
store of Gilder, Weeks & Hunter or
...:.- N. P. ABRAMS.