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03 OL MILL FOR POMARIA.
Subscriptions to the Capital Stock Al
ready Amount to Nine Thous
The .L1b-cript ns It th'. Capital
stock of the proposed oil mill at Po
ma--a already amount tt abi-ut nine
thc-.--and dollar-. It is de-ired to raise
this amount t) Si;.ooo. and the com
mittee of canvassers think they will
have very little trouble in securing
this amiount in the next few days. In
fact, a gentleman from Pomaria who
was in the city yesterday stated that
tht amount already secured was sub
scr,hed with very little canvassing n(W
in a short time. The comiittee. how
ever. intend t" go activel ti wqlirk
on :he niatter this wee,k.
meeting, of the stockholder, will
be held at P.-maria n Thursday. at
which time directo,rs and t''ficer- mill
he clhosen. and it is c,-wtidentlv hiipe(
to have the finll aitint stbscribcd
be-re that time.
Will Leave Newberry.
Miss Susie E. Summer. who was re
cently elected director of music in
the Presbyterian college. Charlotte.
N. C., has decided to accept the posi
tion and will take charge at the open
ing of the next session. Miss Summer
will leave Newberry on the 14tI- oI
June and go to New York. and thence
to Canada to spend the summer.
Miss Summer's election to this posi
tion in this colege is a very
high compliment and while Newberry
regreT very much that she has de
cided to leave here her many friends
wish her much stcces in her new
ield of labor. Since Miss Summer
completed her very thorough music
course in the best schools of this
country and of Europe she has been
conducting a very successful music
school in Newberry. She has also
given her time to the choir'of the
'Lutheran Church of the Redeemer.
much to the delight of the congrega
tion. She will be very much missed.
The clerks of Newberry have be
gun an agitation of the early closing
movement, petitioning that the mer
-chants, beginning with the first of
May. close their stores at 6 o'clock
in the afternoons until the first o
September. Saturdays excepted. The
-clerks, afier a hot summer day. de
sive the afternoons for rest and re
They Convicted Him.
The negro. Goldsmith. connected
with the Babb distilery in Greenville,
wa- convicted in tile United States
court- of that city last week.. The ne
gro witnessed Constable Perry. oi
this city, pay Babb money for liquor.
The' principal witness against the.
negro was Mr. Perry. who was instru
mental in working up this famous
Child Painfully Burned.
The 2-year-Old child of Mr. E. S.
Dominick, of the upper -part of the
county, was painfully burned last
Thui-sday. While standing near a
fire in the yard the child's clothing
caught fire. The child will recover.
Attention U. C. V's.
The' regular meeting of Camp
Nance will take place in the court
house. on Monday. the 2nd of May,
1904, at to o'clock a mn. Delegates
to th-e state and general reunions will
be elected, also sponsors. Come pre
pared to- pay you:r dues. Meet prompt
ly. 0. L. Schumpert. Adj.
Death of Mrs. T. N. Rogers.
Mrs;. T. N. Rogers 'died at her home
in Union and was buried in Rosemont
cemetery. this city. on Sunday after
noon. Mrs. Rogers was a daughter
af Mrs. J. H-. Blease, of this'- city,
and.a sister of Mrs. J. H. 'Chappell
and Miss Lau-a Blease. She had been
ini falling health for several years.
She had many warm personal friends
in Newberry who were greatly pained
to.learn the news of her death.
The funeral services were conducted
at the home of her mother by the
Rev. J. L. Williamson.
Pension to G. S. Noland.
A dispatch from Washington states
that Representative Wyatt Aiken has
secured a favorable report from the
committee on pensions on a bill
granting a pension of $12 a month to
Geo. S. Noland, of this city. on at
tount of service in the Spanish-Amer
The Movements of Many People,
Newberrians and Those Who
.Nlai,r R. Ii. \\elci -pent Sunday
in Nen berry.
Nis Jennie Mann left ,n Sunday
ft,r a visit to iriend- in Acheville.
Mirs. M. E. Smith. of Seneca, is
visiting he Dn. Dr. Van Smith. in
Iss Ida .Lay Sheely. of Pomaria.
i.. visitigt her brother. .\r. James
The Rev. J. L \\~illiamson and
I)r. \\*. E. Pelham will attend the
meetitng the Presbytery at 11odges.
.Mr. Miller IL (Ilreath. Jr.. travel
n.; representative of the Atlanta
ITurnal. was in Newberrv the past
few days in the interest of his pape.
Dr. \\. E. Pelham. Jr.. who has
been attending the medical depart
ment if Tulane university. New Or
leans. returned home on Sunday night.
VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
The Bachelor Maids will m-et with
the Misses Carwile this afternoon at
Dr. Browne. the optician. will be
at the Crotwell hotel during this
week again. His customers are very
mnch pleased with his work.
The anmtfal meeting of the stock
hliders of the Carolina Manufactur
ing company, will be held at the of
tice of the company on May 4 at 3 p.
The closing exercises of St.
Phillips school were held on Satur
day and enjoyed by a large crowd.
The school has had a very success
ful sessioh 'under Miss Laura Bow
man the past year.
Dr. N. W. Tracy. the Kentucky
temperance evangelist will come to
Newberry on Tuesday of next weei
and begin a series of lectures. His
tent will be located on the Jones lot,
opposite the Boundary sLreet graded
Messrs. W. I. Herbert. Howell
Henry.- E. P. Cromer, and R. C.
Counts have been appointed by the
county Sunday school executive com
mittee delegates to the state coriven
tion, which meets in Columbia on the
2nd of May.
THE SOUTHERN'S SCHEDULES.
When the Trains Pass Newberry Un
der the Schedule Effective
April f 7.
Following is the schedule of South
ern railway trains passing Newberry,
effective April 17th:
No. 15. daily. westbound . ..8:26 a. m.
No.. 17,. (mixed). daily except
,Sunday, westbound . . . .8:4o a. m.
No. t7, daily except Sunday.
westbound ... ... ... ...7:25 p.* mf.
No. i8. daily excep)t Sunday.
eastbound ... ...........8:40 a. m.
No. 12, daily, eastbound. ... t2:5o p. m.
No. 72. (mized), daily except
Sunday. eastbound ... 8:45 p. mT.
No. i6. daily. eastbound . . 11:40 p. m.
Passengers going off on No. t6 are
requested to purchase their tickets
not later than 8:43 p. mi., as the ticket
ofice will not be open for this train.
S. H. McLean. agent.
One Year Each.
Ned Toland and Young Bridges.
both colored, pleaded guilty in the
United States court in reenville last
week to the charge of breaking into
and robbing the postoffice at Slighs,
this county. Each was sentenced to
serve one year in the federal prisotn
Joint School Picnic.
Miss Bertha Newton and Miss Ella
Setz'er will give a joint school picnic
at Zion school hotuse on Saturday. the
30th of this month. The public isI
- Glymphville Club.
The 'Glmphville democratic club
will meet on next Saturday, the 30th
of April. A futll attendance of mem
bers is desired.
Bowman Ruff, Sec.
Death of a Child.
The infant child of Mr. and Mrs.
Oscar LeRoy died on Saturday and
was buried iiz Rosemont cemetery
ON THE DIAMOND.
Newberry to Play Furman on Thurs
day-The Remaining Games
of the Season.
Th1e Newberry college ba-ebal
te.am11 iS hard at wN-.rk gettng in shape
for the game with Furman universi
ty. which is to be played on the local
diamond on Thursday afternoon. Fur
man is leading fir the state champion
ship so far and the Newberry hoyn
would like nithing better ihan to put
them to sleep here on Thursday af
tern(-)n. C.ach ha-land hla his team
well in hand and he says it is in hetter
shape now than at any time <htring
the seas'n. The --ame will be called
at 4 t'clock. The usual admission of
1 cents and i:; cem,; will be charged.
The next and :a,t :.aic of the 'ea
'in scheduled 1.1 be played here
c mIl ' lnl eday. the ."' I May.
when the C"llege 0: Charleston will
come up t.- meet' her doom. It i
said. however. that the boy-s from the
"Citv by the Sea" are in good shape
and will put up a hard fight.
The Newberry college team goes
to Due West to play.F.rskine on Sat
urdav. Then the team will go over
and tackle Wofford. at Snartinburz.
MISS CLARKE INJURED.
She Was Thrown From a Buggy Yes
terday Morning During a Series
Miss Grace Clarke wa- tlrwn from
a buggy near the Mower company's
store yes'terday morning <luring a
series of runaways and painiflly
though not seriously injured.
Miss Clarke had driven down Main
treet and had stopped her horse just
below the Mower company's store.
the horse facing towards the depot.
On the same side of the street. the
two horses facing, was one of Col.
George Johnstone's horses. being
held by a negro who was sitting in
the buggy. The latter horse became
frightened and started to run. the ne
gro falling out of the buggy at the
start. As ihe horse started if threw
Mr. F. M. Boyd's bicycle. which was
standing against the sidewaTk. in the
face of Miss Clarke's horse. Miss
Clarke's horse swerved. turned con
pletely around and started running up
the street. At the first street it turnee
to the right and went down the street
Just about the time it reached the
rear of the Mower company's store it
ran into the Rev. L. X. Swope's
buggy. and it was at this point that
Miss Clarke was thrown violently to
the street. Her horse ran on and was
stopped in V - t End.
Miss Clarke was painfully bruised
about the face and portions of the
ody and her arm was severely sprain
ed. Medical attention was given by
Dr. J1. K. Gilder and she was taken
oe. She suffered very much, but
ortunately her wounds are not ser
Mr. Swope's buggy was broken and
the buggy which Miss Clarke was
driving was torn to pieces.
The occurence created a great deal
f excitement on the streets at the
time. Prompt assistance was ren
dered by a number of gentlemen.
Miss Gilder Maid of Honor.
The Rock Hill Herald of a recent
issue says: "Miss Pauline Davis has
been chosen by Major General T. WV.
Carwile as state sponsor at the vet
erans' reunion in Charleston in May.
and also to Nashville in June. Miss
Bessie Gilder. of Newberry. will be
her maid of honor Oin these occa
The Greenville Herald says of Miss
Davis that "she is a young woman of
delightful personality, and General
Carwile is to be congratulated in his
hoice of a sponsor."
Miss Davis is to be congratulated
upon her choice of a maid of honor.
A Rummage Sale.
A "rummage sale" will be held
April 2p and 30 and May 2 by the Wo
men's Federated clubs, in Summer
Brothers' vacant store, next door to
Hair and Havird. The ladies are
urged to send in contributions of gar
ments and other saleble articles on
Thursday morning. A committee will
be at the store to receive them.
Mr. Fred H. Dominick has lost a
dog for which he offers a large rewara
in this issue.
MR. GEORGE D. FAN'".
His Death at Prosperity on Last
Wednesday-A Brave Soldier
and Good Citizen.
.\lr. (e4rge [). F'ant di- t the
homei if .\ir. 11s. Hlunter. in Irto:
perity. oi last \Vednesday. after hav
ing been c-innined to his hed f,r eleven
MNr. [Fant wa,, born in UiliOln county
o June 28. 183. H Was the eldest
son of Jamles and )rucilla Fant. In
I853 he was married to .\liss Jane
.vans. oif Ulnion cointv. and by this
ulion hie had one daughter. whi mar
ried .\lr. J -. It. Hiinter. \Ir. and
Mrs. F:ant, after the marriage of their:
daigihter to .\Mr. 1hinter. lived with
him until thei,r death. .\lrs. Ian: died
in Pr tperi-y an .\pril it). i8uo. and
her daiigitcr. Nlr. Lizzie 1). Ilunter.
died oin Nlarch 19. iSoN.
- .r. Fant ieaves ine gran;d- n. Nlr.
Franik R. 1lhnter. -f thiS city. a Q01n
if ),r. Joseph H. Hunter and l rs.
1izzie DI. Hunter. deceased.
%Ir. Fant :-erved in the C-iinieder
ate army during the whole four years
of the civil war and was a brav.e sil
dier. He was in the i.th Cavalry.
under Capt. McKissick. of Union.
He was a consistent member of the
IA. R. P. church at Prosperity. and a
man who had the love and :onii
dence f the pe(iple among whom he
lived. It is a fact worthy of note and
Si,wing his character that he l -ved
the children aid they l,ved hint. \\hat
higher triht:%e cl,i!d he paid him:
THE LAND OF FLOWERS.
Former Newberry Military Man at
A recent issue of the Florida Crack
er. published at Bartow, Fla.. containt
an account of i very pleasant occa
sion. at which time Capt. T. W. Gary,
a former Newberrian, was compli
mented by the members of his mili
tary company. being presented witt
a sword. The Cracker.says: "Capt.
T. W. Gary is a native of Newberry.
S. C.. and besides being a gentleman
of fne physique he is an up-to-date
tactician. He is a graduate of Pat.
rick's Military institute, at Anderson.
S. C.. where, after graduating with
honors. he was retained as instructor
for severaL years. He is a gentleman
of soldierly bearing and possesses
those personal charms which win
admiration from all who are so for
tunate as to come in _cpntact within
the scope of his acquaintance."
The issue of the Cracker contains
the salutatory of Mr. D. H. Wither
spoon. who has assumed editoriai
charge of the paper. Mr. Witherspoon1
is a Newberrv county man and has
beei in the newspaper business in
NEW RURAL ROUTE.
It Will Go Into Effect on the First of
June--Will Meet Long-Felt
The postoff6ce authorities here have
received notice that a new rural mail
route will be put ~ into effect from
Newberry on June t. The route goes
to the Mollohon mill, thence to Ebe
nezer church, thence to Neel's. Gall
man's. Ruff's. Sheely's. Wicker's,
Ruff's store, back by Crotwvell's, the
Mollohon mill, and to Newberry.
Early Closing at Prosperity.
We. the undersigned merchants of
the town of Prosperity. S. C.. hereby
agree to close our stores at six
o'clock in the afternoon, Saturday ex
cepted. commencing the first day of
May and ending the first of Septem
Moseley Bros.. Hawkins Bros.. A.
M. Lester. S. M. Calmes. Bowers &
Dominick. Francis Bobb. B. B.
Schumpert & Co.. Counts Bros.. Wil
bur L. Mathis. J. B. Harmon. Schum
pert & Counts. S. C. Duncan. G. A.
Maffett, S. S. Birge.
LOST-A liberal reward will be paid
for the return of my Irish Setter
Bitch "Star.". Disappeared from
home on Saturday night. April 17th.
She is Liver colored, white breasted
and has a small white spot fh~ fore
head. Has just recovered from a
severe case of distemper and has a
patch of hair off on right shoulder
resulting from distemper. If stolen
I$25.oo reward will be paid for the
arrest and conviction of the guilty
DR. l.R01NF. the Optician. will re
m1a1 :in0n can he con-lted at Crot
wcl :Ltel. al f thi- week. Have
Y10r wn anI.I y r -illdren's eves
exam111ied1 free and )r-perly tittel
with .dasSes- whilst vou have such
an 1pp -rttnity. D)nt pnt 'it off
uil 'I t4 late.
WANTED:-A.. man to sell .Sewing
Machines and Collect on accoults.
Experience is not necessary. All
we want is a man who is not afraid
to work. Address The Singer Sew
ing .Michine Oftice. Greenwood. S.
LOST DOG.-White Pointer, black
ears. scalded 'on left shoulder.- very
shrt tail. - P!ea;e notify Henry
AGENTS WANTED: T. sell Flex
ible Black Roofing Paint to deal
ers. factories a-ndmills.- A sUperior
paint at a. reasonable price. Giar
anteed for nye years. Liberal com
mission and exclusive terri%ry
given to reliable salesmen. Fed
eral Paint Company. Cleveland,
WANTED-The buying public to
know that we have a.carload of
high-grade buggies on hand which
we will sell for cash or on easy
terms. Atill & Hipp. Pomaria, S. C.
ANY ONE HIRING 9R HARBOR
ing Robert Boozer. a boy aLout 16
vear old. who is under a contract
with me. will lay them-zeives liah:e
to the law. .1. B. Kempson.
MY JACK "PHOBE," for service at
my residence. JOHN M. SCHUM
MONEY TO LEND-Long time;
8 per cent.! easy terms. John
stone & Cromer.
BIG LOT OF Thomas Smoothing
and Cutaway harrows to go at
cost. J. W. White.
man to deliver and collect; horse
and wagon and $r50 deposit neces
sary; $21 a week and expenses;
permanent. Franklin, Box 78,
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 $i,ooo. Long time and easy
payments. Hunt, Hunt & Hunter.
WANTED-In each State. salesman
to sell large line tobacco; perma
nent position. Central Tobacco
SWorks Company, Penicks, Va.
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.
Tusday, Friday, and Saturday
The Great Cornbina
tion House of Myseley
Bros , offers on days
above named, Red Hot
Rock Bottom prices on
White Dress Goods,
Embroidery, La c es,
Ladies' Slippers and
A beautiful Walnut
finished Organ a nd
Stool, elegant tone, 5
years guarantee $55.
Beautiful drop head
Sewing' M ac hine, 5
Prosperity. S. C.