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The Movements of Many People,
Newberrians and Those Who
Mr. C. J Moore. of Union, is in the
Mr. J. W. White is in Spartanburg
on a business trip.
Mrs. E. B. Setzler is visiting rela
-tives at Pomaria.
Miss Bernice Smith, of the county.
as on a visit to friends in Atlanta.
Mr. J. S. Wheeler, of Prosperity.
was in Newberry on Saturday.
Mrs. C. J. Purcell and Miss Nellve!
McFall spent yesterday in Coluibia.
Mrs. Albert Johnstone, of Ander
son, is visiting Mrs. Theo. Johnstone.
Miss Frank Holloway returned to
her home at Chappells on Friday.
Supt. Stuckey, of the city schools,.
went to his home at Bishopville last
Supt.. E. S. Dreher. of the Columbia
city schools, was in Newberry last
Miss Georgie Ashley, of Augusta,
Ga., is visiting her sister. Mrs. M. L.
Messrs. John C. Aull and W. Q.
Hipp, of Pomaria, were in Newberry
Iiss Ellen Workman, who has been
-vsiting Miss Sara Pope. has returned
!to her home at Kinards.
-Mrs. M. C. Boozer has gone to Co
lumb'a. *here she will make her fu
Mr. George F. Claussen has return
-ed to Augusta after spending several
-days in Newberry.
Mrs. F. B. McIntosh, of Columbia,
is visiting Mrs. James McIntosh, in
Miss -Bertha Jacobs has returned
to her home in Peak, after a visit to
Mrs. H. G. Hoof. in this city.
Mrs. E. C. Jones and daughter,
Miss Ethel Jones, left last week for
a visit to relatives in Cokesbury.
Miss Mary Todd has returned to
-Ier home in Laurens after a visit to
the family of Mr. Alan Johnstone.
Mr. Grover Todd came up from Co
lumbia -on Saturday on a visit to his
..parents. Mr. and Mrs. James F. Todd.
Miss Harrietta McIver Leavell has
-gone to New York to continue the
study of music at the Virgil Klavier
Miss Annie Mae Bedenbaugh, who
"bas been visiting Miss Eugenia Sum.
mer, has returned to her home at Pros.
Mrs. 0. McR. Holmes and children
and Miss Daisy Schenck left last week
'for a visit to Mrs. J. J. Disosway. in
Dr. and Mrs. M. D. Huiet have re
%urned. to their iome in Union after
sponding several days with relatives
ia this city.
Misses Ora .Fisher and Ella Morse,
who have been visiting the Misses
Matthews. have returned to their
home at Mt. Pleasant, N. C.
Miss Nannie McCaughrin returned
home last week after an extended stay
in New York. where she completed
ier musical education.
Miss Lucile Wilson has returned
home. from Autun, where she spent
~several days with Miss Cemna Sitton
~after the close of Converse college.
Mrs. Dempsey. who has been visit
Sing at the home of Master Mechanic
Braggs, of the Mollohon mill, has re
turned to her home in Spartanburg.
Mr. R. S. Galloway. of the A. R.
Presbyterian, was in Newberry Satur
<lay and Sunday to attend the dedica
tion of Unity church, in No. .2 town
A series of meetings will be held
this week at the West End Baptist
church. The pastor. the Rev. N. N.
Burton. will be assisted by the Rev.
G. W. Bussey.
Mr. D. Henry Wheeler was in New
berry on Saturday. Mr. Wheeler is
one of the largest property owners in
Newberry county. He has been com
ing to the city at regular intervals
Tor the past 51 years. H-e is now 74
years old, but is still hale and hearty.
Dr,. James K. Gilder returned on'
~Saturday night from New York,
where he carried Miss Bessie Schum
pert for an operation for appendicitis.
Miss Schumpert underwent a very
successful and satisfactory operation
and will return home on Thursday.
Mr. L~. Wigfall Cheatham. of Edge.
field. was in Newberry to attend the
dance by the Newberry German club
d!ast night. Mr. Cheathami is the pro-:
-orietor of the E.dgefield Chronicle
which is edited by the gifted Col,;
James T. Bacon, with the assistance
-of Mr. Cheatham.
VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
Magistrate J. H. Chappell on Satur
day morning sent a negro to the gang
for 2o days for failure to pay poll
Messrs. F. R. Hunter and '.%I
Spearnian have moved into the resi
dence on Caldwell street lately va
cated by Mr. A. C. Jones.
Dr. J. A. B. Scherer. president of
Newbe rry college. delivered the ad
dress on Friday night before the an
mial Y. W. C. A. conference in ses
sion in Asheville. N. C.
The annual cnnmencement ball
given in the armcrv by the Newherrv
Germian c!ih ,n last Thursday night
and the ball given by the club last
Iight were both very pleasant af
fairs and greatly enjoyed.
\'ill Brown, colored, was sentenced
by Mayor Earhardt yesterday morn
ing to pay a ine of Sio or to serve
thirty days on the gang for stealing
six quarts of whiskey from Jeff Dy
son. The negro paid. The whiskey
had been left in a valise at Dan
Brown's restaurant. All but one quart
At a recent meeting of the board
of managers of the Bishopvilles Oil
mill. Mr. C. C. Stewart was re-elected
to the position of superintendent
which he has held for the past season.
Some time ago Mr. Stewart built this
oil mill, and on its completion he was
asked to take charge. and since then
has occupied the position to which he
was re-elected at their last meeting
Death of Mr. E. C. Werts.
Mr. -Eugene Clifton Werts. son of
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Werts. died at his
home in Saluda county on Friday,
June 3d. 1904. of congestion, at the
age of ig years. 4 mnonths and 19
days. His remains were laid
to rest in the cemet-ery of St. Marks
church on Saturday afternoon to
await the morning of the resurrection,
the funeral services being conducted
by his pastor. the Rev. J. L. Buck,
from the text: "For What is Your
Life." The burial service was large
ly att.ended. showing the high esteem
in which the deceased was held. Mr.
Werts was a Christian young man and
will be greatly missed in the home. fr.
the church and in the community, and
to know him was to love him. We
extend our sympathy to the bereaved
Waste House Burned.
The waste house at the Newberry
Cotton mills was destroyed by fire
shortly after 12 o'clock on Saturday
night. The fire depariment respond
ed promptly to the alarm, but it was
impossible to save the structure.
which was of frame and loosely built.
Three streams were thrown on the
fire, and there was a good pressure
from the mill and from the town. The
house was used for storing cotton
waste. Spontaneous combustion is
supposed to have caused thc fire. The
loos was aboue $6oo. There was no
Colored Summer School.
State Superintendent of Education
0. B. Martin has appointed a summer
school for the colored teachers of
Newberry county, to be held here
commencing July x3. Thomas San
ders. of Laurens, has been named prin
The barbecue season.is approaching.
Then the candidates and the lovers of
hash will be arrayed in all their
Mr. Adam I.. AXull will start the
ball rolling at Pomaria on Saturday.
the 3d of July when he. will serve
oe of his delicious and appetizing
ees. HeI martes the public and ,the
On the 9th. the Saturday following.
Messrs. Halfacre ana Kibler will give
a barbecue at Halfacre's mill. This
is an ideal place for a barbecue.
Good water. gool shade and every
thing to make the day pleasant.
On the 15th of July a barbecue will
be given at Mr. B. R. Rikard's, near
Bachman Chapel. for the benefit of
the church. Let everybody go to
these cues and have a good time.
Special Judge Hunt.
Col. WV. H. Hunt. of this city, has
been appointed by Governor D. C.
Heyward special judge for the extra
term of general sessions court for
Spartanburg county, to be held Irom
the 20th to the 2Rth of this month.
POMARIA OIL MILL
W. W. Berly Succeeds T. A. Setzlez
As President-The Stock
A1r. W. W. Berly has been choser
president of the Pomaria oil mill. tc
succeed Mr. T. A. Setzler. resigned.
Practically the whole of the capital
stock of $2o.ooo has been subscribed
A site has been selected and work on
the mill will be pushed to an early
Gentlemen from Pomaria who were
in Newberry yesterday were very
much encouraged at the outlook for
a successful nill.
To The Nashville Reunion.
AdUtant 0. L. Schumpert and Mlr
W1. B. Franklin. of the James D
Nance Camp: Miss Ellie Huiett
sponsor of the camp: Misses Vinni(
Mae Wilson and Miss Genevieve
Evans. maids of honor: Mr. and Mrs
H. H. Evans. and Miss Bessie Gilder
maid of honor to Miss Davis. sponsor
for the State Division Sons of Veter
ans. left yesterday for Nashville
to attend the general reunion of
United Confederate Veterans to be
held in that city beginning tomorrow
The party left via the Southern rail
way at 8.26 a. m. yesterday and will
reach Nashville at an early hour
this morning. A through Pullman
was operated from Newberry.
Remaining in the. postoffice at New
berry, S. C. for the week ending June
C-Mis s Maggie Clark.
D-Mr. G. T. P1 Diralynsek.
JMr. E. J. Jenkins
H-Miss Bessie Hawkins 2., Wil
liam L. Halstead. Marches Hagler. C.
L. Hill, Mary Hunner.
P-Mrs. M. F. Pressley.
Persons calling for these letters will
ple.se say they were advertised.
Chas. J. Purcell. P. M.
Dr. J. J. Dominick.
Dr. J. J. Dominick, of Prosperity,
returned on Friday last from New
York. where he has been for two
months studying his profession. He
is a graduate of the Charleston Med
ical college and has been successfully
practicing his profession for the past
A Big Turtle.
Mr. James Goggans. who was re
cently chosen carrier for the new R.
F. D. route. caught a remarkably
large.soft shelled turtle Friday on
Cannon Creek. Mr. Goggans saw the
turtle while he was yet some distance
from it. On approaching it he says
that instead of attepting to escape
the turtle hid itself in the sand, thus
making its capture an easy matter. It
weighed ten pounds.
Week End Rates From Newberry.
Special round trip tickets v-ia the
C.. N. & L. are now on sale every
Sat urday. good to return the follow
ing Tuesday at the following rates:
From N ewberry to
Cross Hill. s. C. ........ ....o
Glenn Springs. S. C.. ... ... .. 2.IC
Greenville. ............... -2.to
Isle of Palms. ... ... ....... .--3
Spartanburg. S. C.. ... .... ...2 - -t
Sulliv-ans Island. ...........-- 35
Waterloo. (Harris Springs) ..-. 2.00
[For further information in regard
;a tickets or schedules apply 3 . XW.
Calvary Presbyterian Church.
Calvary Presbyterian church. (col
redl) will be dedicated on June 19.
next Sunday. The following is the
program of the services:
Hi a. m.-Dedicatory sermon by
Dr. G. T. Dillard. Columbia.
4 p. m.--Communion service: ser
mon by Rev. M. G. Johnson. Colum
8:.30 p. m.-Song and praise service.
The pastor of this church' is the
Rev. Lewvis XW."Richie.
The-y've money. they've ships and
And no aunties with voices and with
To knock the good cause.
A nd there's never a pause
In the taxpayer coughing up yen.
DAMAGE SUIT INDUSTRY.
A Number of Cases Brought On Last
Saturday-A Heavy Civil
The past few days have been record
breakers in Newberrv in te matter ol
the bringing of damage suit:. and a
livelv docket awaits the term of 'the
commun pleas court which convenes
here on the 18th of next month. Com
plaints in a large numbtr of cases of
a good deal o; public interest were
served on Saturday.
Perditer Suber. colored. as admin
isrtix of the estate of Samuel EI(T
nezr. deceased. through her attorneys.
Messrs. Ji hn stone and Cromer. has
briught suit against Nlr. J. Guy Dan
iOls for damages in the sum of five
thousand dollars. for the death of
Samuel Eigner. who was kil!ed by a
skyrocket on Main street on last
The plaintiff in her complaint al
leges "that she is informed and be
lieves that the said skyrocket was ig
nited and fired off by the defendant. J.
Guy Daniels. in the said Pratt street
a short distance from the place at
which the said Samuel Eigner was
standing. and that it shot along the
street until it sruck him.
"That in igniting the said skyrocket
and firing it off in the manner and at
the time and place above mentioned,
the said defendant was guilty of an
act of recklessness and of wanton dis
r!gard of the rights and safety of the
said Samuel Eigner and other citizens
"That the said decedent was sur
vived by neither father nor child nor
widow, and this action is brought for
the benefit of his mother, the plaintiff
"That by the recklessness of the
defendant, causing the death of the
said Samuel Eigner as above set forth
this plaintiff was put to the expense
of the burial of her said son," etc..
"Wherefore. she prays for judgment
against the defendant for five thous
and dollars and the costs and disburse
ments of this action."
The defendant, Mr. Daniels. will be
represented by Cole. L. Blease and
Fred. H. Dominick.
Mr. E. T. Carlson. Miss Marie
Weber. Miss Grace Clarke, and Miss
May Bernes have each brought separ
ate suits against the Southern railway
for $1.999. damages claimed by the
plaintiffs for injuries sustained on the
sixteenth day of September. 1902. by
driving into a ditch or drain "on a
public highway or street, crossing the
railroad track of the defendant rail
way company near the Lane place. in
the town of Helena." The complaint
alleges that the damage and injuries
resulting to the plaintiffs was caused
by the negligence. etc.. of the said
railway company in that they exca
vated and enlarged the said ditch it1
the said public highway and permitted
it to remain without posts or barriers
suffcient to warn the plainiffs or oth
er trav-elers of its existence.
The injuries alleged are that the
horse driven by the plaintiff ran awvay.
the buggy and harness were broken
up. and on account of being thrown
from the buggy. the plaintiffs were
painfully bruised and injured.
The plaintiffs are represented by
Sease and Dominick. Johnstone and
Cromer, and Cole. L. Blease.
IMr. WV. Bruce Cannon has entered
suit against the Southern railway for
damfages in the sum of $t.999. which
he alleges he sustained while acting
as second foreman of a trestle gang
at Alston on Nevember 19. 1902. The
plaintiff alleges that while assisting in
sliding a tie in position the other
hands 'negligently and carelessly
threw it over against him. mashing
both his thumbs, incapacitating him
for work for some time. and disfigur
ing his hands.
The plaintiff is represented by Cole
L. Blease and Fred H. Dominick.
Tony Boyce. as administrator of
the estate of Augustus Boyce, colored.
deceased. has stied the Southern for
'St.ooo. the complaint alleging that "on
the 4th day of November. 19o3. the
said Augustus Boyce. deceased. was
employed as one of the workmen on
the ballast. dirt and material train of
the defendant Southern railway com
pany, and on said date was killed by
reason of the wrongful act." etc.. of
the said defendant company.
The plaintiff in this case is repre
sented by Sease and Dominick.
Mike Haigler. colored, has brotught
suit against the C.. N. & L. railway
for $to,ooo damages. Haigler is the
little negro who had both his legs cut
of b a eight on the C.. N. & L.
road. near the Mollohon mill several
The plaintiff in this case is repre
,ented he Messrs. Hunt. Hunt . and
-unmter. and- Schmpr: anld Hollo
TIh .-,ii brought by T*io.. 1. Riser.
against the town has already been re
ferred to at length. Th,e- piaintiff i!
represented by Johnstone and Cromer,
and the town by Cole. L. M!ease.
\\hereas. at a meeting of the stock
holders of thc Prosperity Cotton Oil
.\fill company. h--ld in the town of
Prosperity. S. C.. .m Friday. the 3rd
day f June roo-. -he directors
Werc intiructed t- take the necessarv
steps to increase the capital stock of
the company to Thiry Thousand
Now, therefore. notice is hereby
given that a meeting of the stock
holders of the Prosperity Cotton Oil
Mill company. is to be held in the
town of Prosperity on Thursd-y, the
14th day of July. I9o4. for the purpose
of considering a resolution for pro
iding for an amendment to the char
ter increasing the capital stock of
said company from Twenty Thousaad
($2o.ooo) dollars to Thirty Thousand
L. A. Sease,
R. T. Pugh.
The trustees of Long Lane school
will elect a teacher on Friday, July i,
1904. Applications may be filed with
the undersigned who will give any in
T. D. Ramage,
We will elect a teacher for the Ja
lapa school July 2.-Salary $30.00 per
month: board $8.oo or $9.oo. Term of
eight months. Apply to trustees.
T. H. Chalmers.
Geo. C. Glasgow.
W. Ernest Merchant.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
County of Newberry.
By John C. Wilson. Esquire, Probate
WHEREAS. John T. Norris hath
made suit to me, to grant him Letters
of Administration of the Estate of
nd effects of John E. Buzhardt.
THESE ARE THEREFORE to
ite and admonish all and singular the
kindred and Creditors of the said
ohn E. Buzhardt. deceased, that they
be and appear before me. in the Court
Df Probate, to be held at Newberry
in Saturday June 25, next, after publi
cation thereof, at 11 o'clock in the
Forenoon. to show cause, if any they
have, why the said Administration
should no be granted.
GIVEEN under my hand and seal
GIVEN under my hand, this roth
lay of June Anno Domini. 1904.
John C. Wilson,
J. P. N. C.
FOUND-Hand pea fowl. Owner
may secure same by calling at my
place M. M. Mills.
BEAUTIFUL SOUVENIRS FROM
the Gulf of Mexico. I gathered
them at the Gulf: Magnificent spec
imens 25 cents each. Stamps or
Silver. Address: A. Forrest
Counts. Tampa. Fla.
STRAY MULE was taken up by me
on June 6, on the Werber place
nyve miles from town. Owner may
secure by paying damages. G. 5.
MONEY TO LEND-Long time:
8 per cent.! easy termis.. John
stone & Cromner.
MONEY TO LOAN-We negotiate
loans on improved farm lands at
seven per cent. interest on amounte
over one thousand dollars, and eight
per cent. interest on amounts less
than $m,ooo. Long time and easr
payments. Hunt, Hunt & Hunter.
Best Mineral As
C. H. CA NNON,
Near C.. N. & L. Depot