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State Assembly Formed-Newberry
Degree Team Awarded First
The State C.Puncil of the Order of
Rebekah was formed during the
meeting of the grand lodge of Oda
Fellows in Anderson this week. There
are about twenty-five local lodges of
the order of Rebekah in this state.
The movement for tJhe organiza
tion of this state council originated in
Newberry. at a meeting called to con
sider the matter by McCaughrin Re
bekah lodge, of Newberry. At that
time it was decided to petition the
grand lodge for the formation of the
The folowing officer-, were chosen:
President-Mi-,s Wessie Corley.
Vice-presidemi--Mis. 1.ucy Jones.
Secretary--Mis Walker. .f Pelzer.
Warden-Mrs. Shealy. of Granite
Treasurer--Mis- Bond. of Charles
There was a spirited prize con
tei befween the two Rebekah teams
present conferring degrees. The
teams were from Newberry and Pel
zer. Newberry, according to the an
nouncement. won first prize. and Pel
The following were the team and
delegates irom .McCaughrin Rebekah
Na G.-Miss Lucy Jones.
V. G.-Miss Hattie Vaughn.
Secretary-D. B. Chandler.
Treasurer-Mrs. Cnristie Young
R. S. N. G.-Mrs Minnie Dukes.
L. S. N. G.-Miss Sue Johnson.
R. S. V. G.-Miss Florence Tolbert.
L. S. V. G. - Miss Mattie Vaughn.
Warden-Miss Carie Street.
Conductor-Mrs. J. M. Guin.
1. G.-Mrs. T. Danielsen.
0. G. Sindney Smith.
Chaplain-Miss Mamie Miller.
P. N. G.-Mrs. Rena Kinard.
Orgaiist-Miss Hattie Johnson.
There were also present from thi.
lodge. Mrs. W. (. Wilson and Miss
There have been a number of New
berry's Odd Fellows in attendance
upon the grand lodge, including
Grand Representaive J.. M Davis and
Grand Master Cole L. Blease.
THE THIRD DISTRICT.
Three Candidates in the Race for Del
gates to St. Louis.
The Anderson Daily Mail says:
Dr. R. Frank Smith. of Easley. Mr.
E. H. Aull. of Newberry. and Mr. b.
H. McGee, of Greenwood. are candI
dates for the position of delegate to
the national democratic convention
from the Third district. These are
good men, and it will be embarrass
ing to many of their friends to make
a choice betwee:n them.
Miss Schumpert's Maid of Honor.
o i .onThyra Scime ).w"* a
in Charle-i. . -
maids of h"n
with wenl-iiied haskets. Refre-.h
mien1t.. w i be servedl ,n thLe .gr:1:i
Picnic at Chappe11s.
'The sch.3' i at CharPpe I "'cei
today with a picnic. The schol
which is'heing taught by Mr. R. I.
Rickenbaker and Miss L.ucas, has had
a very successful session during the
Newberry's Masons Took Part.
Sev-eral of Newberry's masons took
part in the ceremonies attending the
laying of the cornerstone of the Wil
liamston Pemale college in Green
wood on Tuesday. Among those com
posing the grand lidge were Acting
Grand Pursuivant W. K. Hutchison
and acting Grand Senior Deacon
George S. Mower, of Newberry, and
Acting Grand Senior Deacon J. L.
Ws- of Proserity
The Movements of Many People.
Newberrians and Those Who
.\!r. R.bert N-rris wet to Ander
Dr. G. H. Croiner. who has been to
Charleston on business. has returnea.
.Irs. Eugere I. Gary. of Abbeville.
is visiting Mr. Jiuo. M. Kinard's fan
Mr. u. G. Sale went to Chester
vesterday on business. He wlil be gone
for several weeks.
Mrs. W. P. Wicker and Miss Marie
Reagin, of Prosperity. were in town
Mr. L. W. Cosby, who is traveliing
for the National Buscuit Company,
is spending several days in this city.
.\liss Laura Boximan went to Co
lunibia Wednesday morning to spenn
everal davs on a visit to friends.
Mfr. and M1rs. Jacob Senn have been
visiting their daughter. Mrs. J. E.
Crosby. in Walhalla.
Miss Lalla Martin left for Green
ville yesterday where she will
spend some time with Mrs. Sloan. of
President T. J. McCrary went to
New York yesterday on business.
He will be away for about a week or
Miss Jean Evans. of Meridan. Miss..
who is at present attending Converse
college. returned to Converse after a
pleasant visit to Miss Hattie Leavell.
Miss Ruth Wells. who has been
teaching school in Opeleika, Alabama.
arrived in Newberry this week. She
wIll spend her vacation with her
parents in this city.
Coach Howard Holland, who has
had the Newber;y college team in
training for the past searon. left on
Wednesday for his home in Virginia.
from whence he will go to Missouri
to accept a position as outfielder on
a team in the Missouri Valley league.
VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
Dr. George B. Cromer has purchas
ed the Motte house on Nance street.
Misses Lillie Griffin and Bessie
Schumpert are among the graduates
of Elizabeth college.
The Mt. Pleasant school will give
its picnic on Saturday. the 21st of
The Newberry Library will be
open this afternoon from 4eO'clock
until 6 for those who desire books.
The comnyt examination for teach
ers' certiti attes will be held in the
c urt hous~e on Satutrday. the 20th.
\lr. Paul A, P'ressley. of the The''
logical sei.nitary at D)ug We.s. will
prechx in Thom.tpso n -Street A. R. P.
.:hiorc at t ii a. m. next Sabbath.
.r F-r-d Schnot1'pert hta- grownvt
ir.ith -ne, and earlie-t cabbag-~
her wtt : he arcaching. : Iin.
-re ..n Samird ay. ( n SabbathI there
fl ,-ien mi iI nuch R n the ground-.
ITe ,:tramtemt lite Sup per will be
i.pe,e ..nI i Sabbath.
.\b m t w. hiuudred and fifty per
.itn. irnmi Newvberry went to Colunm
a on th e exentrsioun run fro'm here
on \\-ednesday. gettinug back to New
berry at about midnight Wednesday
night. The excursionists report a
very pleasanm (day
Duiring the course of his lectuire on
Wednesday night Evangelist Tracy
mae the assertion that the report
ad co me to him that the city author
tie were thinking of imposing a city
license upon him. He had traveled
all over the world, he said, and had
never vet been licensed, and he hoped
the people of the city would take up
the matter and not alow such action.
Mayor Earhardt, who was at the meet
ing rose and emphatically denied the
NEW SPONSORS CHOSEN.
Meeting of the James D. Nance Camp
on Tuesday-Misses Speers and
The. Jamles 1). Nance Canip. United
Cmnfederate Veterans. held a meeting
in the opera house immediately after
the Memorial day exercises on Tues
dar afternoon. when the thanks of
the camp were tendered Mr. J. j.
%IcSwain for his excellent address.
and he was chosen an honorary mem
ber of the camp.
The camp was notified that Miss.
Fannie McCaughrin. who had been
chosen sponsor to the general re
union to be held in Nashville woula
be unable to attend. Miss Ellie Huiet
was ch 'sen in Miss McCaughrin's
It was als' announced that Mbs,
Nina Carlisle regretted very much
that she would be unable to attend the
Charleston reunion as sponsor and
Miss Lucy Speers was chosen sponsor
Misses Huiet and Speers will
choose their maids of honor.
Col.John F. Hobbs.
The Fourth Estate, of New York,
contains the following information,
which will be of interest to the many
friends of Col. Hobbs in this city.
"Col. John F. Hobbs. chairman of
ti board of trustees of the New York
Press club, has accepted the invita-:
tion to deliver the commencement ad-;
dress on May 30 at Upsala college. in
New Jersey. The colonel is promi
nent in press and social circles. and'
he will give the students a treat. The:
young men may catch the fire and the:
silver tone of the south."
Col. Hobbs is to be one of the
guests at the annual dinner of the:
"Old Brooklynite." on the night of
Mav 2o. where he is to deliver an;
address. This society is made tip
of prominent citizens of Brooklyn,
Col. Hobbs is one of the most;
prominent men in New York pre5
circles and is the present treasurer or
the International League of Press
Clubs, organized in i8ct. His many
friends here take great delight in his
The Rev. N. W. Tracy.
Evangelist N. W. Tracy continues
to draw large crowds to his tent
meetings. He will be .in Newberry
for several days yet. The audiences
seem to be well pleased. Each night
his lectures are illustrated with plc
tures thrown on a canvass, and al
series of moving pictures are presen
ted for the pleasure of the audience.
Miss Summer's Music Class.
The music class of Miss Susie Sum
ner will give a musical matinee in
the opera house on WVednesday after
noon. May 25. at 4:30 o'clock. and oni
Thursday night. the a6th, the stu-;
dents' concert will be given. A small
admission w~ill be charged to help pay
the expenses of preparation. etc.
lUntht events promise to he v'ery
pleaan anl(1~d1i ' no doubt he large
To Institute New Tribe..
-.;nd :her-. mlembler
- b'e. Imnpr' ved r )rder o
h' -'~. where thiey witl in.titt.eL
n \ Lhe of Red Nien. with ab1h
' ''charter member-. Newber
rv-, Red ).len~ have alwvay-. takent a
prin4inen-: part in the affairs if the
rder mi ti, at:Ue. andl Newherry has
one of ;hle mn.' id iurish ing tribes 'in
hie .:rand h'Ige in S inth Carolina.
The irder a- a whole is greatly~ pros
perinig. :a. is evidenced by the number
ofnew tribes being instituted and the
contPtantly increa'ing mnemhership
Saluda Graded School.
TIhe address at the closing of the
Saluda graded school on Tuesday
night was dejivered by the Rev. W.
1.. Seabrook. of this city. Rev. Mr.
Sabrook choose for his theme, "SelfI
Mastery." Mr. B. S. Cogburn is prin
cipal oi the school and Miss Mat tie
Sian. of New'berry. is assistant. The
school has had a most prosperous
vear. and the conmmencemnent exercises
were held in the auditorium of the
new building which has just been
completed, and of which the people
AS TO PENSIONS.
The County Board Receiving Com
plaints-Applications Were Turned
Down by the State Board.
The c,unty pension board has been
receiving a number of complaints
fr,in persons whose applications roi
pensions were turned down. The
chairman of the county board. Mr.
X. G. Peterson. desires that it be
stated that the state board has fur
nished no reasons why the applica
tions were rejected. although they
have been req;uested to do so. Mr.
Peterson has received a letter from
the clerk of the board stating that
she has instructions to ',end out no
reasons why applications were re
jccted except in specific instance.,
where the reason is asked. Mr. Pet
erson t, n4iw iwl communication with
the state board and will endeavor to
find out what the trouble is and to
have the applications reconsidered. if
possible. Failing by correspondence.
M. Peterson will go to Columbia to
lo< k into the matter in person.
CHAIN GANG INVESTIGATION.
Hearing Postponed To May 31 Un
Account Of Absence Of
The investigation of alleged cruel
ties practiced upon county chain gang
convicts. which was to have been con
cluded by Referee Fred. H. Dominick.
in his office yesterday, was postponed
1n account (f the absence of witness
The investigation, it will be re
called-.was begun some time ago.
pirsuant to an irder passed at the
last term ,f court by His lHonor.
Judge D. A. Townsend. The order
was passed under the presentment of
the grand jury. the jury stating that
it had been charged that "punitive
measures of an excessive nature"
were being practiced on the county
chain gang convicts and recommend
ing the investigation. Hon F. H.
Dominick was appointed referee and
summoned witnesseb. A great deal
of testimony wa: taken. which was
was published in Newberry and
throughout the state at the time.
The investigation was then ad
journed until yesterday in order to give
all who desired to testify a chance
to do so. Material witnesses being
absent today. however. as stated. the
investigation was postponed until the
31st of May. when it will be conclud
.M.r. Pierre St. Julien Mazyck. a
former Newberry boy. now living in
Columbia and married to Miss Hulda
Witte. of Charleston. on last Wednes
BETH EDEN ITEMS.
Farmers Are About Through Plant
ing, But Crops Are Slow
Personal and Otherwise.
lieth F.den. May~ 2.-Rain i,. very
much needed in this section.
e farmeir, : are about th rur
plant ir.g. hm~ the cro is <!nw coming
ny, oing t the ry weather. The
aren re al - .a uffering for rain
Fishing and picnic are the order of
he ay. Can.didates li ke picnics and
h -hake .f the hand. It .inxt ~uits
eiit :p n. Climon Satu.trday. ana
they rep rt a meoe ume.
F.vervh..ar i- getting ready for
Cinference, which meets here on
Fridav~ before the :ifth Sunday. ana
he giood *adies are feeding their
ehickensxx all they can ti get them large
enough ti iry. Let them all come.
and 'here will be plenty of good
hings fo'r them to eat.
MIr. and MIrs. R. HI. I;urto n spexm
Sunday at Mr. A\. C. S!igh's.
Mr. Si'm Glenn and wife andl chit
dIren. of Spartanrg. .spent 'several
lays with his hrother. NIlr. Posy
Glenn. this week.
Mr. L. HI. Chandler has had a well
bored at his place. as his old well was
Our school closed on yesterday. al
ter a very successful session under
Miss Maud Lee Etheridge, of Lees
ville. She is an accomplished young
lady and has endeared herself to the
whole community. and she will be
greatly missed when she takes her (de
parture. .It is hoped that she will
deid t ach for us another year.
NEWS FROM EXCELSIOR.
Crops Are Needing Rain-Recent
Growth of Little
F.xcesIor. S. C. lay 12.-Thiel
scatlher is niw nice and warm, but
we are still dry and needing rain.
Cotton is coinng to a stand. and thin
ning has been commenced.
Miss Carrie Cook has been on a
few days' visit to her si,ter at Little
Newberry county has become ai
oused in the way of building oil
I spent Sunday at Little Mountain,
the guest of Mr. L. S. Shealy's family.
The mountain has built up consider
ably since nv last visit there and wilt
Soon be a nice town.
Your correspondent took advantage
of the special train over the C.. N.
& L. road last Thursday and spent a
few hours in the beautiful town of
Clinton. The orphanage is a beauti
ful place. I was shown through all
the buildings and everything is nice
ly arranged. The orphanage, I am
told. has about 2o children.
The Evening Telegram.
Is the name of a new venture in
journalism. It is issued from The
Herald and News office, but is a sep
arate enterprise from this paper. It
is,published at to cents a week deliv
ered by carrier, or S3 a year if sent
by mail. It takes a telegraph service
and gives in good shape all local hap
penings. It deserves success.
Applications for the position of
teacher of the Mt. Pleasant school,
for the term beginning June 7. to
run seven months. will be received
by the undersigned. A tirst-grad'
J. H. Ringer.
J. C. Dehines.
A. J. Willingham,
FOR MOWERS, RAKES, REAP
ers. binders. etc. When you want
the best see
Quattlebaum & Schumpert.
YOU NEED' YOUR OLD MOWER
repaired. We can fix it. see us.
Qttttlebaum -& Schumpert.
WE HAVE SEVERAL GOOD
mules ad horses on hand and wilt
keep a few all the summer. , When'
you need one we can supply you
Quattlebaum & Schumpert.
HATS EXCHANGED-The gentle
man who exchanged "Internationar"
b*and hat for a Stetson, No. 7,
broad brim, in the county conven
. tion on Monday, will please return
the Stetson hat to me and get his
hat. JOHN K. AULL
FOR SALE-Seven Setter puppies.
-ix week' old tine stock, guaran
teed. \\. Q. Hipp. Pomlaria. S. C.
FOR SALE -Cow with young caih
l.ot of italian Bees in Patent Gumne.
CaNl 1 h.s. F. Hlarnmn.
FOR RENT. --Nice room ab)ove Day.
enp rt & Caven.au.gh's store. Apply
t, F.. (avenau.gi.
11ONEY TO LEND-Long time;
8 pe cent.! easy terms. John
stonle & Cromca.
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 $1,ooo. Long time and easy
payments. Hunt, Hunt & Hunter.
BIG LOT OF Thomas Smoothing
and Cutaway harrows to go at
cost. J. WV. White.
AGENTS WANTED: .To sell Flex
ible Black Roofing Paint to deal
ers, factories and mills. A superior
paint at a reasotnable price. Guar
anteed for five years. Liberal comn
mission and exclusive territory
given to reliable salesmen. Fed
eral Paitnt Company. Cleveland.