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CASE OF INFANTICIDE.
Dead Negro Baby Placed On Train
Here And Carried To
A telescope contain'g a negro
baby which 1had lived only a few days
after its birth, and whose skull had
been crushed and neck broken. was
placed on the blind baggage of the
Southern's night passenger train. No.
16. while the train was at the New
berry depot at r.4o on Saturday
night, and was taken to Prosperity
where, the gruesome contents of the
telescope having been discovered. it
was turned over to the police authori
A negro woman was placed tuner
arrest here by the police authorittes
Sniday afternoon. suspicioni hav
ing pointed to her as the <me who
placed the telecsope on the train. It
is known. however. that lhc is not
the mother ._i the baby.
It appears. from the facts obtain
able, that the woman got on the
train while it was at the depot. de
posited' the telescope on the front
piatform of the baggage car. ana
then 'jumped off. The trainmen saw
her suspicious action, but concluded
it was somebody trying to steal a
The piece of baggage was found by
the colored fireman on the train and
taken into the'mail coach soon after
the train left Newberry. he thinking
it was an ordinary piece of baggage
-which had been left by mistake. it
-was placed in a corner of the mail
-coach, by direction of Mail Clerk
.Jeter. The fireman. however. observ
ed blood poiring otit of the telescope.
and when Baggage Master Gaillard
came into the coach he ope'ne it and
discovered the dead baby.
When the train reached Prosperity
Conductor N-% turned the package
wver to Po!iceman G. S. Merchant.
who took charge of it.
Early Sunday morning Coroner
Lindsay was sent for and went to
Prosperity and held an inquest.
Policeman Merchant testified that
.1n Saturday night hc was called tol
the night train at i1.55. Baggag,
Master Gaillard called for a police
man and when he went up to tie train
he said he had some bagga..te to de-1
liver. Mr. Merchant said he took the
baggage and asked the baggage ma.
ter what was in it. The baggage mas
ter said it might be a baby. Mr.
'Merchant told the trainmen they
must open it and they did so and he
saw a baby in it. He told the depot
hai,d to sit in the room to take care
of at until he could notify the coro
Dr. G. Y. Hunter. who held the
post-mortem. stated that the hild
was born about Thursday night. and
that it was a well-developed negro
girl. Its neck vas broken and skull
Newt Boatner was placed under
arrest yesterday in connection witn
the case. He is the negro hana
at the Southern railway depot.
It seems probable that the guilty
mother wilt 'be discovered. It is al
most certain, it is said, that the ne
gro woman in the guard house placed
the telescope on the train.
Turned Over to Sheriff.
Francis Franklin. the woman, and
Newt Boatner, were turned over to
Sheriff Buford yesterday. ~The
woman is charged with murder and
the man with being an accessory.
A large crowd of Veterans left
Newberry yesterday for the state re
union to be held in Charleston to
day, tomorrow and Thursday. The
Veterans went in a special coach on
the Southern, arriving in Charleston
-at 7:25 last evening. The sponsors at
companied the Veterans and Sons.
The Veterans wcre about forty
strong and were accompanied by a
-good crowd from the county general
Both the Representatives.
For the first time in the history ot
the Odd Fellows in Sotuth Carolina
one lodge has both representatives
to the sovereign lodge. Pulaski
lodge, of this city, furnished two
grand masters in two jears in Messrs.
T. Marion Davis and Cole. L. Blease.
At the meeting last year Retiring
Grand Master Davis was chosen
representative to- the sovereign lodge,
and at the meeting in Anderson this
week Retiring Grand Master Cole. L.
Blease. The office is for the term
of two years. The sovereign lodge
wil mae this yar in San Francisco.
The Movements of Many People,
Newberrians and Those Who
Mr. A. C. J1nes \w in the city the
.st :everal day:.
The Rev. S. C. Ballentine. of White
Rock. was in Newberry yesterday.
Mrs. J. B. Wertz and little soil are
visiting reletive. in Greenville.
Miss Laura Sloope has returnea
to her home in Hickory. N. C.
Dr. E. P. McClintock. who is at
Glenn Springs. continues to improve.
.Mrs. Otto Dritich. of Flushing. N.
'. is visiting Mrs. Eduard Scholtz.
Miss Minnie Salter has gone to
l.ake City. F]a.. t,- spend some time.
Miss Annie Lucas. of Chesterfield.
is spending the week with Mrs. J. E.
\lr.. J. 11. Polton. of Greenwood.
is visiting her father. the Rev. N. N.
Mr. L. D. \Vicker, of Columbia.
has been visiting his brother. Mr.
John H. Wicker. in this city.
Miss Emma Wilson. who has been
teaching school at Weeses. Orange
burg county. has come home for va
Dr. \\m. E. Pelham will go to
Mobile. Ala.. on Wednesday to at
ten(I the general assembly of the
Southern Presbyterian church.
Mliss Lucy McCaughrin of New
berry. after a pleasant visit to Mrs. W.
G. flaughton. left this morning for
Unioin. where she will visit friends
and relatives.-Spartanburg Jourral,
Past Grand Chancellor Geo. S.
Mower. and Representatives W. E.
Pelhain and E. Cavenaugh. went to
Greenville Monday to represent New
herry at the meeting of the Grand
Lodge. K. of P.
Col. P. C. Quattlebanm. of Con
1ay. is in the city visiting his sister.
Mrs. T. 0. Stewart. having stopped
vc i , his way to the meeting of the
rand iodge Knights of Pvthias in
VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
Mr. W. P. Counts. of Prosperity,
is announced a candidate for county
Mr. Frank E. Maybin is announc
ed a candidate for magistrate for
Township No. 3.
N and A.
Train No. 15, On the Southern.
arriving in Newberry from Colum
bia at 8.45 in the morning, is carry
Judge B. B. Hair has presided over
he 9th judicial district for a good
many years and is a candidate for the
same position in the primary this
Evangelist -Tracy's tent meetings
ave been drawing large~ crowds. The
ast meeting was given last night.
the moving pictures and the illustra
ed songs being the principal feature.
Dr. Wmn. E. Pelham has been pre
ented by the Newberry members ot
he Columbia commandery Knights,
Templars with a beautiful watch
:harm appropriately inscribed with
he emblems of the order.
Miledge Green, a negro. escaped
from the county chain gang, camped
ear Johnstone Academy. on Sunday
fternoon and was captured yester
ay morning. He was under a short
sentence for stealing a bicycle.
The Herald and News now lacks
about 20 subscribers of reaching the
.oo mark. During the past few
weeks about fifty subscribers have
been added and it is hoped that the
other twenty may be put on in the
next tew weeks. It would be easy it
it were possible to see the people.
County Treasutrer John L. Epps
has received Newberry's share of the
6.ooo of the dispensary profits re
ently sent out to the various countie~
for distributtion among the schools.
The check for Newvberry's share is
for St.578.95. Superintendent of Edu
cation Werts is apportioning the
money among the schools in the
The Newberry Fraternity Home
conpany has secured a commission
for a charter, the corporators being
. Mr Sper.. Georg B. Cromer.
George S. .Mower. n. F. Ewart. ana
1. H. Hunt. The company is capital
ized at Sio.ooo. and will erect a two
story building opposite the Newberry
hotel for the use of the secret orders.
A Mollohon mill baseball team de
jeated a Newberry team on Saturday
afternoon by a score of to to 6. The
game was payed on the Mollohon mill
Dispenser at Prosperity.
At a meeting of the county board
of co-itrol held here yesterday
Mr. W. Forrest Bedenbaugh. of the
ISt. Lukes section of the county, was
chosen dispenser at Prosperity. Mr.
Bedenbaugh will take charge on Sat
urday of this week. The board will
meet on Fridav to take stock.
Among the graduates of Winth
rop college this year is Miss Bessis
Counts. daughter of Mr. A. M. Counts.
of Prosperity. The commencement,
exercises will be held May 29-3.!
Another young lady among the graa
uates. who is known in Newberry. is
Miss Bertha Jacobs. of Peak.
Prof. W. S. Peterson.
The Aiken Journal and Review or
last Friday says: "Prof. W. S. Pet
erson. who has been principal of the
Salley high school for the past several
years. has resigned and will go to Or
angeburg next session. and there be
associated with Prof. J. R. Mack a,
cv-president of the Orangeburg Colle
giate Institute as he was in building
best schools in the count:y. and last
June Prof. Peterson was elected toi
a three years term but lie resigns fo
accept the position over at Orange
burg. Hle has been a member of the
county board of education for the past
two vears. The friends of Profs.
Mack and Peterson in Aiken couhty
w\ish them a great deal of success ai
Orangeburg." Orangeburg will ex
tend Prof. Peterson a warm welcome.
We hope he will be as sucessful in
building up the Orangeburg Colle
giate institution as he was in building
up the Salley high school. The Insti
tute has a fine plant. and there is no
reason in the world why a good
school should not be built up here.
The- above is from th'e Orangeburg
Times and Democrat. Prof. Peterson
is a Newberry man and a son of Mr.
W. G. Peterson of this city. It is al
ways a pleasure to note the succem,
of Ne%yberry boys and we wish foi
Prof. Peterson much success in his
new field of labor.
To Sue The Southern.
The Greenwood negro who was in
jured by falling from the Southern's
night passenger train. near the Mol
lohon mill, in this city. some time
ago. has died of his injutries. It winl
be recalled that the negro was given
medical attention by the Southern
railway and sent back to his home
in Greenwood. The negro admitted
he was stealing a ride on "blind bag
It is reported that a party has been
in Newberry during the past several
days seeking to secure a case against
the Southern. It is said that he will
secure testimony that persons saw
the conductor kick the negro off te
train. The affair occurred about mid-*
night and the train was in motion.
Nothing definite can be learned in
regard to the matter of a suit, how
Davidson College Commencement
The commencement exercises ot
Davidson college will begin on Sun
day, May the 22nd. and close on Wed
nesday. May the 25th, the latter be
ing commencement day. The Bacca
laureate sermon will be delivered by
Rev. WV. M. McPheeters. D. D.. Co
lumbia. S. C.. and the annual sermon
before the Y. M. C. A.. by Rev. C.
H. Hyde. Ph. D., Chester S. C.. The
reunion of the Literary Societies,
class day exercises, etc., are held on
Monday, May 23rd. On Tuesday,
May 24th, at 12 in., Governor C. B.
Aycock delivers the annual oration.
The annual banquet is held at five p.
m.. and the oratorical contest be
tween the Literary Societies at 8 p.
m. the same day. The commence
ment exercises are held on Wednes
day. May 25th, at to.30 a. in.. the
commencement program closing that
evening with a genera! reception
given by the Literary Societies and the
MISS SUMMER'S MUSIC CLASS.
Program for Musical Matinee and
iiss Susie Sunnimer's i.,ical iati
nee will be held in the )pera house
(In Wednesday afternoon. May 23.
at 4 o'clock. and will be followed on
Thursday night by,the students' con
cert. Miss Summer has had a large
music class durig the past year, anal
both events promise to be enjoyable:
to lovers of music. A small admis-1
sion fee will be charged at the door
to help defray expenses.
Following is the program of the
matinee. to be held on Wednesday
afternoon, the 2;th:
Piano trio. Overture *Calif von
Bagdad." Boieldieu -- Misses Lois
Goggans. Genevieve Evans. and S. E.
PiLnoforte Soft, Nt,. i. Waltz Op.
87.- F. R. Webb.-.liss Clara Reigh-'
Pianoforte Sol.. "Alpine -Song." F.
G. Rathburn.-\iss Kate Summer.
Pianofoi te Solo. "The Old Mili
Wheel." Franz Dietz.-Miss Bessie
Violin Solo. "Waltz." Danbe.
Miss Alice Aull.
- Pianoforte Solo. "Pleasures ot
Youth." P. Renard.-Miss Sarah Cald
Pianoforte Sol,,. "The Chimes." Op.
221. Gauschals.-Miss Zonie Neal.
Violin Duet. "Petite Valse." F. von
Heddeghen.- MessrA. A. C. Jonesl
and James L. Aull.
Vocal Solo. "Crims'n Rosebud."
Gerrit Sniith.-Mis Ruby Ho!lowav.
Piannoforte S(dir. Sclittiche.
Webb.-Miss Lila Summer.
Piano Duet. "Cricket Polka." Iluse.
-.Misses Kate and Lila Summer.
Pianoforte Solo. ''l)4lie's Dream
and, Awakening." ()esten.--Miss Juan
Violin Solo. "Minuet. J. Danbe.
Miss Camile Evans.
Pianoforte Sol'. "Etude de Stxvle."
H'. Ravina.- Miss Lois Goggans.
V,)cal Solo. "Ever True." Violin
Obligato. Ii. R. Shelley.--Miss Carn
Pianoforte Stol. Noctune. Op. 9.
No. 2, Fr. Chopin.-Miss Sarah Rawl.
Violin Trio. March Op. 36. A. Bor
ner.-Misses S. E. Summe.'. Carrie
Pi4noforte Solo. Waltz in E. Op.
83. A. Durand.-W. P. Ruff.
Chorus. "Welcome Pretty Prim
rose." Pinsuti-Benbow. - Soprano:
Misses Carolyn Cromer. Genevieve
Evans. Carolyn Mayes. Fugenia Sum
mer and Mrs. Wheeler.
Alto: . Misses Maggie Cline. Lois
.Goggans. Ruby Holloway. Odalite
Johnson. and Clara Langford.
Folowing is the program of the
Students' concert. to be given on the
following night. at 8:30 o'clock:
Pip" forte Solo. Impromptu in B
flat. )p. 142. Fr. Sch:bert.-Miss
Vocal Solo. The Rosary. Nevin:
Love is Tyrant. Herbert.-Mrs.
Piaoforte Solo, Canzona Espanola
C. Bohn.-Miss Odalite Johnson.
Vocal Duet. "HIark to the Mando
lin," H. Parker.-Misses Carolyn
Mayes and Maggie Cline.
Pianoforte Solo. "The Dying Poet,"
L. M. Gottschalk.-Miss Lois Gog
Vocal ., "Sad is the Whip-Poor
Will" Chopin.-Miss Genevive
Instrumental. "Graceful Dance;
Tolhurst.-Violins: Carrie Pool. Alice
Atull. Mr. James Aull. Miss Camille
Evans: Piano: Miss Summer.
Part II. -
Piaoforte Solo. Impromptu in Al
flat. Op. 9o, Schubert--Miss Mazie
Vocal Trio, "The Flower Grecting.''
Curschman.-Mrs. Wheeler. Misses;
Carolyn Mayes, Genevieve Evans.
Pianoforte,Solo. Sans Souci. Op. 83.
J. Ascher.--Miss Genevive Evans.
Vocal Quartette. "Serenade." Fr.
Schubert.-Misses Carolyn Cromer.
Carolyn Mayes. Ruby Hollowvay. and
Maggie Cline: Violin: Miss Carrie
Ritter-Paganini-Miss Carrie Pool.
Vocal Solo. "Dream Bird." Dr.
Chas. R. Fisher - Miss Carolyn
Inst runmental. "Waltz and Chorus
from Faust." Ch Gounod-Piano t.
Miss Lois Goggans. Miss Sarah
Rawl: Piano 2. Miss Ge.nevievet
Evas. Misse Clara -ngford: Violins:I
Miss S. I-.. Summer. .mis Carrie
Clitru. "Sing. Smile. Slumber."
Goun .-Soprano: Mfisses Carolyn
Crioner. Genevieve Evans. Carolyn
M1aye.. Eugenia Summer. Mr-..
Wheeler: Alto: Misses Maggie
Cline. Lis Goggans. Ruby Holloway.
Odalite Johnson. Clara Langford.
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THE LARGEST, NICEST AND
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Pursuant to the authority conferr
ed upon us by a commission issued
May 13, 19Q4, by Hon. 3. T. Gantt.
Secretary of State. we will open
books of subscription to the capital
stock of The Newberry Fraternity
Hall Company. a corporattion pro
posed to be organized and createu
under the laws of this state. at the
office of Geo. S. Mower. Newberry.
S. C.. on Thursday. May 19. 1904. at
L. M. Speers.
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WV. F. F.wart.
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