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THE BOARD OF TRADE.
The First Annual Meeting Held on
Thursday Night-Old Officers
Th1e fr-.t annual ieetin;. of the
Newberry Board of Trade was held
on tast Thursday night. It was
a very earnest meeting and steps
were taken to increase the member
'hip and activity ot the organization.
The o'd off.cers of the Board were
re-elected. as Follows:
President. Dr. 0. 8. Mayer.
Firs- lice-president. C. E. Simimer.
Secon)Id Vice-pre.sident. Dr. \an
Third \ice-preident. 1:dw. R.
. Secretary aaTrca,urer. E. 11.
The amne board j directors was
also re-elected. as follows: Dr. 0. B.
Mayer, C. E. Summer. Dr. Van Smith.
Edw. R. Hipp. '\. A. Carlisle. James
X,cIntosh. John M. Kinard. J. A.
Blackwelder,, Otto Klettner.
Messrs. W. G. Mayes and E. Cav
enaugh were chosen the auditing
Mr. John M. Kinard gave notice of
an amendment to the constitution re
ducing the annual dues from $4 to
$i, payable in advance.
-Messrs.. W. K. Sligh. Van Smith,
John M. Kinard. and C. E. Summer
were .,appointed a committee to so
licit vew members.
The'Newberry Board of Trade has
teen of benefit to the people of New
berry county in many ways since its
organization a year ago, and could
.be of much greater benefit were the
:proper interest taken by the business
-men of Nwbrry as a whole. A well
-organized and active board of trade,
receiving the co-operation of the busi
..ness men of a community. has a place
which can be filled by no other organ
ization. Among the results accom
plisbed by the Newberry Board of
Trade during the brief period of its
existence may be mentioned the
working of the road to the steel
bridge across Saluda river during last
winter. This road was in an im
passable condition and at very small
cost. comparativly. was put -in fair
ly good condition. This is the direct
road between Newberry and Saluda
and work puat on it was of direct bene
it to the merchants of Newberry in
the increased trade irom the people
4on the other side of the Saluda river.
The Newberry Board of Trade was
represented at the conference in Co
Limbia seeking lower freight rates for
The Newberry Board of Trade has
~been earnestly co-operating with
-coundil to secure a union depot for
This and other work the Newbertv
Board of Trade has done in the past
. year. What it needs now is the ac
tive co-Operation of all the business
men of Newberry. who ough. to be
comec active members at once. A live
board of trade, working for the 'ad
vancement of Newberry along all
lines, is what Newberry needs.
The Library Association.
The Library association will meet
on Thursday iter~noon at 4 o'clock,
in the libarary. A full attendance of
-members is desired and urged. The
-association is well tinder way in its
-work of establishing a library which
will be a. credit to the city and it is
-desired that the same interest which
ias been shown by the members since
-the tirst steps were taken. shall be in
evidence in the fuiture. The meeting
oni Thursday afternoon will be held
at the call of the president of the as
sociation, Mrs. J. E. Norwood.
An election has been ordered, to be
'held in the opera house on the 12th
,of April. for an aldermanic represen
.zative from Ward 5. vice J. M. Guinn
sresignied. Mr. Guinn has moved out
,of Ward 5. Messrs. John M. Tay
lor. WV. R. Jones, andl F. H. Campsen
have been appointed managers of~
Elite Photo Studio.
The Elite Photo studio will be
moved into its new gallery at the ex
tremle east of Main street about the
first of April.
Newberry Cash Store.
The Newberry Sash Store is pre
pared ior the Easter trade with a
pretty line.of silks, dress goods, em
broideries and hosiery. The Cash
Store always has something to please
the ladies and is running Easter bar
:gains this week.
The Movements of Many People,
Newberrians and Those Who
Nir. E. P. Smith. of Athens. Ga..
was in Newberry on Sunday.
Superintendent E. B. \ilbur. of the
.\llohon mill. is in la!timore on
\Mr. Eugene A. Grifin returned
h-me fr.ni Flrida ye-terday much
' ;V re in h-: .lahn,erla.
.Mr. and Mrs. D. 11. \\erts have re
urned from Baltimore where they
went in the interest of Mrs. Werts'
health. Irs. Werts is greatly im
proved,i much to the delight of her
Mr. J. K. Van Valkenburg, inspec
tor for the Mergenthaler Linotype
company. was in Newberry yester
The Rev. W. H. Greever and the
Rev. C. A. Freed, pastors of the
Lutheran churches in Columbia and
editors of the Lutheran Visitor. were.
in Newberry on Friday night to at
tend the oratorio service in the Luth
eran Church of the Redeemer.
Shriff M. M. Boiord spent several
tays in Atlanta last week. While
.here he saw the colony of Newberry
boys who are over there and says
al! of them are doing well. Among
those he mentioned as having seen
were Messrs. Aubrey Matthews, J.
Claude Dominick, Robert Y. Fair.
Hlavne Buford. William and John
stone Coppock and Rex Evans.
The Hon. John Bell Towill. of
atesburg. was in Newberry Friday
and Saturday the guest of Col. E. H.
Aull. Mr. Towill is a newly elected
member of the dispensary board of
control. He is a former newspai -r
man. Mr. Towill is a young man if
energy, business Ability and pleasant
address and made many friends in
Newberry who will be delighted to
ee him here again.
The Rev. and Mrs. George E. Ed
wards. of Pelzer. are in Newberry.
lr. Edwards served the O'Neall
Street Methodist church as pastor up
tntil this year, when he was trans
ferred to Pelzer. Under his care the
church had a phenomenal growth and
it was with much regret that his con
gregation gave him up.
VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
.Mr. T. S. Hudson is annonnced as
a candidate for alderman from Ward
Mrs. George E. Edwards delight
ed a large congregation in Central
MIethodist chiurch on Sunday morning
with a solo.
The children's society of the A. R.
P. church will have an Easter egg
hunt at Mr. M. A. Carlisle's on Friday
afternoon at 4 o'clock.
There will be communion services
at Colony and Mayer Memorial
churches on Easter Sunday. the Rev.
R. E. Livingston pastor.
There was a very sudden change in
the weather on Sunday afternoon,
the thermometer having dropped sev
eral degrees in a vry short time.
Policeman S. G. Carter, who has
been confined to his home on account
of sickness. war on duty again yes
terday. Mrs. Carter is still quite ill.
The children of Central Methodist
church will give their Easter egg
hunt at the residence of Chief Justice
Y. J. Pope on Thursday afternoon at
The committee appointed to can
vass for subscriptions to the capi
tal stock of the proposed farmers' oil
mill will report to a meeting to be
held in the court house on next Sat
urday. The committee has been
meeting with much encouragement.
Death of Mr. James L4ester.
Alr. James Lester died at his home
near St. Lukes on Sunday. He wvas
about 8o years of age. He was a
ldier ir :he Civil war and rendered
valiant service for the cause hc and
other brave men loved. He was a
good citizen and served his day and
generation faithfully and well and
-leave a goodly heriage o his fam
A BEAUTIFUL SERVICE.
The Sacred Orotorio "Christ And His
Soldiers," At the Lutheran
.\ 'arge audience gatherecd at tie
Lutheran Church ,f the Redeemer (
Friday evening to hear the render
ig of John Farmer's Oratorio.
"Chrit and Hiz Soldiers." The ser
vice throughout vas devotional and
The rst part of the oratori- is the
-'pel ,f the life. death. resurrec
in and acensiin ); otr L,rd. It
i ' h 'td ed by a recitative ch,,rtis.
S t: er I-'tile children tq) c1smne unto
lie andi f"rhid them nIt for :uchl is
the kingd,,i if heaven."' Mrs. J. S.
\\heeler, of Prosperity. sang the soic
In the chorus. "Hark! the glad sound.,
the Savioutir comes." Then Miss Car
rie N\aves sang the sweet old caSl.
"In the tields with their flocks abid
ing." followed by the chorus, "0
come, all ye faithful." Mr. F. M.
Boyd sang the solo, "And did the Son
of God appear." followed by the in
spiring chorus, "Ride on. ride on in
majesty." The chorale. "The night
of agony hath passed," followed by
the chorus. "Cleft are the rocks, the
earth doth quake," was then sung.
The Rev. G. A. Wright sang, "When
I survey the wondrous cross," and
Mrs. W. K. Sligh. "By Jesus' grave
on either hand." Miss Genevieve
Evans sang the solo in the grand,
triumphal chorus, "Jesus Christ is
risen today, hallelujah!" Miss Susie
E. Summer sang of the promise of
the Comforter. "Our blest Redeemer,
'ere he breathed," and the chorale,
"The Lord ascended up on high,"
closed the first part of tfie service.
The Rev. W. L. Seabrook. the pas
tor. made a short and appropriate ad
dress in which he said that the great
est fact in the history of the universe
is the fact of the Incarnation. The
m6st important element in the his
tory of every person born into the
world is his relation to the Incarna
tion. He spoke of the marked days
in the life of our Lord, observed from
the days of the early church until the
Reformation by the whole church of
Jesus Christ. and since the Reforma
tion by the Lutheran and other litur
gical branches of the church. and
mnore and ml.re in this generatio, by
a;l parts of the church: of the ap
prtopriateness of the services of th
evening, on the threshhold of the
llolv week. with its solem-n and joy
fil assemblies of the people.
ie introducd the second part of
the service by calling attention to the
fact that faith in Jesus must lead to
service for Jesus and quoted Luther's
well-known words: "I believe that
Jesus Christ, true God, bcgotten of
the Father from eternity, and also
true man. born of the Virgin Mary.
is my Lord: who hath redeemed me,
a lost and condemned creature. se
cured and delivered me from all sins,
from death. and from the power of
the devil, not with silver and gold,
but with his holy and precious blood,
and with his innocent sufferings and
death: in order that I might be his,
live under him in his kingdom. and
serve him in everlasting righteous
ness innocence and blessedness: even
as he is risen from the dead. '.nd lives
and reigns to all eternity. This is
most certainly true."
The motif of the second part of
the chroal service was, "The Life of
the Christian." and was introduced
with a recitative chorus, "Be thou
faithful unto death, and I will give
thee a crown of life," Mrs. Theodore
Johnstone sang the solo in the chorus,
"Hark! a thrilling voice is sounding;
'Christ is nigh.' it seems to say." Mr.
S. B. Jones sang sang the solo'in the
"In token that thou shalt not fear
Christ crucinied to own,
We print the cross upon thee here
And stamp thee his alone."
Then came the chorus, "Soldiers of
Christ, arise." followed by a solo by
Rev'. Dr. A. J. Bowers, "The Son of
God goes forth to wvar: who follows
in his train." Mr. Jones sang the
solo in the chorus. "Christian. seek
not yet repose:" Dr. J. M. Kibler, the
solo( in the chorus, "WVhen our heads
are bowed with woe:" Miss Lizzie
Salter. the solo. "Rock of Ages. cleft
for me'." This wvas followed by the
(uartette. "Jesus died for its and rose
again." by Mrs. Theodore Johnstone,
Mrs. J. T. Mayes. Mr. Theodore John
stone, and Mr. S. B. Jones. The ninal
chorus. "Who are these like stars ap
pearing," wvas led by Misses Carolyn
Cromer and Genevieve Evans.
by the Rev. W. H. Greever, of St.
Pauls Lutheran church. Columbia,
who with Pastor C. A. Freed. of
Ebenezer Lutheran church. Colum
bia. ,cenpied the pulpit p;atform with
Pastor Seabrook during the service.
The chris rendering the oratorio
was coimposed of Misses Carolyn
Cromer. Genevieve Evans. Vera Hou
seal. .1rs. Theodore Johnstone,
llisses Carrie Mayes. Mamie Satter.
Agnes Summer. and Mrs. J. S.
Wheeler. soprano: Misses Mimie and
and Maggie Cline. Mrs. J. T. Mayes.
Mrs. W. K. Sligh. Misses Lizzie Sal
ter. and 1-uenia Sommer. alto:
Alessrs. iTheod.rc '1hnstone. E.
Cavenaugh. C \\. Rizer. Ediard
Sch.-tz. :.: the Rrv. G. \. Wright.
tenr: AMc.,srs. F. M. lloyd. I. M.
lliknight. S. 1,. Jones. Dr. J. M.
Kibler. and the Rev. \\'.- K. Sligh.
hass. The -)rganist and director to
whipst patience. devotion and sKl the
succe-s if the service is due. wvas. Miss
Susie E. Summer. A. V. C. M.
Death of Thos. P. Pane.
Capt. Thos. P. Lane. well and fa
vorably known throughout Newberry
county, died in Hendersonville on
Saturday morning at 9 o'clock. and
was buried in Rosemont cemetery.
this'city, on Sunday afternoon. Capt.
Lane had been in failing health for
some time and while in Newberry
some time ago was so seriously ill
that his relatives were telegraphed
for and came to him. He recovered,
however, and was taken to Hender
sonville in the hope that the change
would be beneficial. He began failing
again, however. *and steadily grew
worse until the end. He was in his
Capt. Lane was a native of North
Carolina. He came to Newberry
county about 1873 or 1874 and was
married here to Miss Ella Mangum,
a daughter of Mr. John Mangum. of
Township No. 6. His wife preceded
him to the last long sleep. Alter
coming to Newberry the first tinte
e was here a great part of his time
until his death. being engaged in the
stock business. lie became well
known throughout this section and
was generally liked and esteemed. Af
ter his illness here he was first taken
t Glenn Springs, being accompanied
by his son. 'Mr. Henry Lane. o;
North Carolina:- his brother. M\r.
John Lane. of Paris. Texas: his sis
ter-in-law.- Miss Mary Mangum. and
his attending physician, Dr. S. Pope.
The deceased was a brave soldier
in the war for Southern independence,
being captain of a North Carolina
company. He was wounded a num
ber of times. It is remarkable that
he was one of six brothers. all of
whom were Confederate captains.
Capt. Lane's remains were brought
to Newberry on Sunday afternoon in
charge of his brother. Mr. John Lane.
The long funeral procession showed
the esteem sin which he was held.
Mr. J. C. Lee. the policeman at the
Mol'ohon mill, now has jurisdiction
for a mile each way from the mill, his
authority thus being extended out
side the corporate limits. A recent
law provide's that upon the request
of the authonities of a corporation
having a vilage of too or more inhab
tants the sherift may appoint a depu
ty having jurisdiction as above
stated. The request was made to
Sheriff Buford by the Mollohon mills
authorities that Policeman J. C.
Lee be given this authority and he
was deputized by Sheriff Buford. As
is known several of the residences at
the Mollohon will are outside the cor
porate limits of Newberry. Ulnder
his commission from Sheriff Buford,
however, Policeman Lee has author
ity throughout the mill village, and
also in a certain section outside the
mill village in which there has for
some time been need for police pro
The Rural Libraries.
Cotunty Superintendcnt of Educa
tion Eugene S. Werts ha.s received
aplications from seven of the schools
in Newberrv couty ro.r libraries to
be established under the recent Aunl
lbrary aict. these seven schools having
rasedl the necesary Sto to secure $ic
fromn the cottnty and Sto of the
aouint s-et ap)art by1.n stat:e fo r ii
purpose. Sutprintendlent W\erts dlesires
to have applications from 1!ye more
f the schools at as early date as pos
sible. As is known. only twelve
schools in each county can receive
the benefits of the act during any one
Holy Weel Services.
There will be services at the Church
of the Redeemer. Monday. Tuesday,
Wednes'day and Thursday evenings,
at 8 )'clock. and on Good Friday
morning at ii o'clock to all of which
all are cordially invited.
The subject, of the addresses of
Pasti)r Seabrook will be:
Mondav---The Man of Sorrows."
Tuesday--In the Temple with
Wednemlay---In the Upper Room
Tiursdar-"In the Garden with
Friday--n Calvary with Him."
Flt:er mfrnig--A1 His Empty
REPAIRING DONE OF ALL
kinds by Shockley & Livingston,
in front of the Jail.
BUY YOUR LUMBER. LATHS,
Shingles. etc., of Shockley &
IF YOU WANT A HOUSE
built it will pay to consult
Shockley & Livingston.
IF YOU WANT FIRST CLASS
work done call on Shockley &
CALICOS 3 34 cents the yard at
Hair & Havird's.
BIG LOT OF ODD PANTS Priced
right at Hair & Havird's.
THREE STRAP SANDALS 98 cents
per pair for Easter at Hair &
JACK FOR SRVICE, apply to M.
LUMBER OF ALL KINDS
Dressed by Schockley & Living
LOST-On the streets of Newber
ry. diamond shaped gold pin,
black enamelled. "Seabrook" en
graved on back. Reward if re
turned to this office or to W. B.
GRAND DIS?LAY OF MIL
linery on Thursday. March 24th,
at Hair & Havirds'.
MONEY TO LEND-Long time;
8 per cent.! easy terms. John
stone & Cromer.
DIG LOT OF Thomas Smoothing
and Cutaway harrows to go at
cost. J. W. White.
man to deliver and collect; horse
and wagon and $r5o deposit neces
sary; $21 a week and expenses;
permanent. Franklin, Box 78,
Hickory and Holly Logs. ' Freight
paid on carloads. James Cockshot,
Charleston, S. C.
MONEY TO LOAN-We negotiate -
loans on improved farm lands at
seven per cent. interest on amounts
over one thousand dollars, and eight
per cent. interest on amounts less
than $r,ooo. Long time and easy
payments. Hunt, Hunt & Hunter.
WANTED-In each State. salesman
to sell large line tobacco; perma
nent position. Central Tobacco
Works Company, Penicks, Va.
in this county and adjoining terri
tories, to represent and advertise an
old established business house of
solid financial standing. Salary $21
weekly, with expenses, paid, each.,
Monday by check direct from head
quarters. Expenses advanced; posi
tion permanent. We furnish every
thing. Address, The Columbia, 630
Monon BIg., Chicago, Ill.,
HUNTER & SANER-Are run
ning a saw mill about two miles
from the city, on the Langford
mill road, and are prepared to
fill all orders for lumber.
EIGHT ROOM HOUSE for sale or
rent. Modern conveniences. Apply
to Robt. H. Welch.
FOR SALE-Jersey cow with a
young calf. Good milker and
fine butter cow. Thos. F. Har