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NT WORRY PARKER
HE IS LEADING A VERY QUIET
Speat Yesterday With His Family
And Immediate Friends And
With No One Else.
Special to Herald and News.
Eopus, N. Y., July 7.-Judge Alton
B. Parker is today leading the most
quiet and retired private life of any
public man in America. He is seeing
nobody except the members of his
family and one or two personal
Judge Parker rose at the usual hour
this morning, but fearing a repeti
tion of yesterday's experience. when
he was almost photagraphed, he went
to the river earlier than usual, and at
7 oclock, when several visitors reach
ed the dock, he had finished his
plunge and was dressing for break
PARKER A WINNER.
His Nomination Assured On The
Convention Hall, St. Louis. July 6,
,3 p. m.-Everything now indicates
Parker's nomination on first ballot.
The opposition is without head or
organization. If there were any head
to the orgasization Parker might be
defeated by some one who would
Parker is arousing very little enthu
siasm. South Carolina voted to sup
port Parker on the first ballot, and if
there be other ballots the South Caro
lina delegates will then decide their
Three voted against Parker being
supported on the first ballot - and
others to restrict to first ballot.
Senator Tillman is on the commit
tee on platform and resolutions.
Everything now looks like Parker
on the first ballot.
The chances come from favorite
ioo JAPS KILLED.
The Latest News From The Russo
London. July 7.-The Central News
reports a night attack on Japanese
outposts near Lauzisan by a force of
Russians under General Kashlalinski,
in which a thousand Japanese wer
killed and wounded. The attack was
-made during darkness and during a
- heavy downfall of rain. Strong Jap
anese reenforcements came up but
they were three time repulsed.
The Japanese tried flanking move
ments but Russian reenforcements
arrived and the Czar's forces were en
abled to retire.
The Russian losses wer thirteen
oficers and three hundred men killed
By Wire to The Evening Telegram.
Tokio, July 7.-The Japanese gun
b. It Kaimon was stink by a mine in
Talienwan Bay on July 5th. The
aimon was a wooden vessel of t36o
REWARD THE MAIN THING.
Anderson Sheriff Refused to Turn
Over Negro For Lack of
A letter was 'received here by
Sheriff Buford at the beginning of the
week from the sheriff of Anderson
county stating that a negro was in
custody there who was supposed to
have escaped from the Newvberry
county chaingang. Yesterday Deputy
Duncan Johnson went to Anderson
and on seeing the captured negro im
mediately recognized him as George
Summer who escaped from the county
gang nine months ago. It is the eus
tom to offer a reward of S25.oo for the
capture of escaped chaingang convicts
and as Mr. Johnson did not know in
this case whether suich a reward had
ever been offered the negro was held
by the Anderson officials who refused
to turn him over to the Newberry
deputy. When Summer escaped from
the gang he had six more months to
Preaching at Enoree.
The Rev. A. L. Prysock of Florida,
will preach at Enoree on Sunday at
The Movements of Many People,
Newberrians and Those Who
Mr. B. L. Jones went to Laurens
liss Lula Moseley. of Prosperity,
is visiting the Misses Carlisle.
Mr. Ike Plass has returned to New
berry and is aga:n in business here.
Mrs. Mary E. Barre. of Lexington,
is in Newberry on a visit to relatives.
Mr. B. F. Duckett. of Greenwood.
is visiting relatives in Newberry.
The Rev. Wm. A. Julian. of Florida,
is in the county on a visit to relatives.
Miss Vinnie Mae Wilson has re
turned from a visit to Greenville.
Mrs. Ewdard R. Hipp has returned
from a visit to Columbia.
Miss Jeanne Pelham has returned
ome after an extended trip to Ashe
vile. N. C.
Mr. G. F. Long and Miss Nora
Long returned home yesterday after
an extended trip through Texas and
Mr. D. R. Riser. who has been
teaching school in Leesville, spent
this morning in Newberry. Mr. Riser
went to Greenwood this afternoon.
Prof. W. K. Sligh has returned
from Washington, where he went on
Miss Louise Ligon, of the Smyrna
section. is on a visit to friends at
Mr. J. C. Ligon. of Star, S. C., is
visiting his father. Rev. R. C. Ligon.
Missses Mattie and Leona Epting
have returned from Ninety Six.
Miss Douschka Martin has gone to
Winnsboro on a visit.
Miss Wilton Caldwell has returned
Mr. H. E. Todd, of Newberry, has
moved to Anderson. He will be an
addition to the A. R. P. church there.
-A. R. Presbyterian.
Mr. John B. Setzler has returned
o his home in Pomaria after spend
ing several days with his brother, Dr.
F. B. Setzler. here.
Mr. Harry Robertson returned to
his home in Charleston on Tuesday
after a visit to Mr. James N. Mc
MNlrs. G. Y. Hunter. of Prosperity,
is on an extended visit in Asheville.
Hon. H. H. Evans and daughter.
Miss Lurline Evans went to Ashe
Ville. N. C.. on Tuesday.
Miss Ethel Bowers. who has been
visiting relatives for some time past
in Atlanta. has returned to Newberry.
Mrs. Sandel and Miss May Belle
Sandel, of Greenwood. are visiting
\Mr. B. M. Dennis.
Prof. and Mrs. H. B. Dominick are
spending the summer in Newberry.
Prof. Dominick only recently closed
he summer school for the teachers
in Greenville county, which he con-.
ducted this year.
VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
Some repairs are being made on the
C.. N. & L. roadbed near the depot.
There will be no services in the
First /Baptist church on Sunday on
account of the absence of the pastor.
the Rev. George A. Wright.
During the absence of Mayor John
W. Earhardt on the county campaign
this week Dr. Van Smith has been
Mr. J. W. \\hite will build a store
liuse next to his residence on Cald
well street opposite the Central
Methodist church. He will occupy
the building himself.
ight lots of the Col. Thos. WV.
H4blloay estate. in Pomaria, sold at
public outcry by Messrs. HT. C .Hol
w and E. R. Hipp. the auc
tioneer being Mr. F. WV. H-iggins.
brought S7:;- for less than half ant
are. This is a very good showing.
Gone to Detroit.
Re. G. A. Wright. Rev. L.. W.
Sope. andl Mr. I. M. Smith left Tues
y morning for Detroit, Mich.. where
heyvxill attend the meeting of the
Baptist Young People's Union of
America which wvill be held there this
week. From there the party will go
t Green Bay. Wis. They will be
nr everal weeks.
The Sayings And Doings Of The
People of Newberry's Sis
Pro!perity. July 7.-Mr. Sumpter
Schunipert is visiting relatives in
Nli., Anna Geiger. of St. Matthews.
who has been visiting the family of
Rev. '. 11. E. Derrick, returned home
Saturday accompanied by Misses
Lizzie and Anna Derrick.
Mr. Cecil Wyche. who has been at
tending the Citadel, is now at home
for the summer vacation.
Mr. Fred Schumpert spent Sunday
and Monday at home.
Mr. R. H. Russell is in town for a
Mrs. Quattlebaum and son. of Bam
berg. are visiting her son. Mr. J.
Mr. Tom Harmon is at home on a
Mr. J. E. Counts. of Memphis, is
here on a visit to relatives and
Mrs. Lou Hunter and Mrs. Robert
son. of Texas. are visiting the family
of Mr. J. H. Hunter.
Mr. Alfred Broom is visiting in
Mrs. David Derrick, of Plains, Ga..
visited relatives in town this week.
The children of Mr. H. H. Rikard.
of Newberry. are visiting their grand
parents. Mr and Mrs. J. M. Wheeler.
Miss Bernice Shealey-visited friends
in town this week.
Miss Dora Miller, of Little Moun
tain. spent today with Mrs. L. C.
Miss Rosa Sink leaves tonight for
North Carolina. where she will attend
the marriage of her sister.
At the council meeting of Grace
church on Tuesday evening, it was de
cided to give the pastor. Rev. V. A.
Lutz. one month vacation.
The Woodmen of the World are
preparing to have a banquet at an
earlv date and also a memorial day
picnic .n the iS of August. on which
occasion they will have an address by
Mr. John A. Wilson.
A party from Newberry is camping
at Lyles' ferry on Broad river this
week. Among t'lem are Messrs. C.
L. Leitzsey. Boyd Epting. J. A. Crom
er. J. S. Ruff, J. D. Nance, and others.
They are expected to return on Sat
irday with enough fish to supply the
entire county if necessary.
Pomaria Oil Mill.
Gentlemen in Newberry from Po
maria today stated that work on the
actual construction of the.building for
the Pomaria oil mill will be commenc
ed on Monday. The contract has been
losed, the ground is ready, and the
material is at hand.
The work will be pushed to a rapid
Doesn't Know Who Shot Him.
Robert Childs, a negro says that
c~hile he and another negro were in
ine's woods about o'clock Tues
day mtornin g. doing nothing. as he
says, two men walked up to them and
ne of them pulled a pistol and shot
iim for no cause that he knows of.
Childs had two bullets in him next
orning, one in the fleshy part of
his thigh and the other in his leg, but
neither of the wounds being very
$roo or Thirty Days.
George WVhitner, colored, appeared
before Magistrate Chappell on Wed
nesday morning on the charge of idl
ing and loafing and wvas sentenced to
pay a fine of one hundred dollars or
to serve thirty days on the gang.
Whitner is known as a sort of bad
Inspiration For a Ball Gown.
A\mon~g the nmany characteristic
stries that have been told of the me
thods that were used by the great
man dressmaker of Paris. Worth. in~
creating his sturprises there' is one of
a commission he received for a fancy
own whlich a great belle desired to
have absolutely unique. The great
man spent the night consulting with
his collaborators, but the idea refused
to materialize. Weary with their fruit
les toil, the three artists stepped out
on a halcony to rest and forget their
disappointment in a cigarette. "Viola!
t is the dawn!" said one. "Ciel! It
is the dress!" cried Worth. and
"Dawn." with its subtle harmonies of
gray and violet and rose shot through
....t,h1 ,... wa ercess of.the ball.
FAIR VIEW ITEMS.
Items of Personal Interest Chronicled
By the Fair View Correspondent.
The people of this section are ex
ceedingly glad that some nice show
ers have fallen.
Miss Mary Lot, Moore. of Newbery.
is spending a few weeks here with
Mr. J. A. Moore's family.
Mr. sohn Riddle and family. are
visiting Mrs. George. near Colony.
for a few days.
Mrs. Cameron. who has been con
fined to her bed for some time. is
still sick and unable to be up.
Misses Florence and Viola Weed.
of Lexingt,n county. are spending a
few days with friends in this com
A Newberry Convict.
Dan Bowman, a negro. escaped
from the chain gang Wednesday morn
ing. Soon afterward it was found that
he had stolen a bicycle from a house
near where he had made his escape
and the last seen of the negro he was
riding the bicycle for parts unknown.
The gang was near Langford's mill
on Bush river. It seems that Bowman
had been left at the camp in charge
of some mules and on the return of
the party it was found that he was
gone. Soon afterward's he walked
into a negro's house near-by and took
a bicycle therefrom.
The officers made a thorough
search for him yesterday and yester
day afternoon and were still trying
to get on his trail last night and this
A High Compliment.
Dr. J. 0. Wells. formerly of New
berry. but now of Minneapolis. Min
nesota. was chosen president of the
Minnesota State Dental association,
at the recent session of the conven
:ion, held in St. Paul. This is a very
high compliment to Dr. Vells, and
his many friends in Newberry are de
ighted that it has been so worthily
Dr. Wells is professor of dentistry
at the University of Minnesota. That
e stands well at the head of his pro
fession in the west is shown by his
election as president of the Minnesota
association. His many friends here
wish him even greater success than he
has heretofore attained.
Week End Rates via Southern.
For Saturday and Sunday morning
trains the Southern railway will sell
round trip tickets to the following
points at very low rates. Tickets good
returning until Tuesday following
date of sale:
Walhalla, S. C.. $3.40
Spartanburg, S. C..
Greenville, S. C.. 210
Asheville. N. C., 38
ot Spring. N. C.. ~ 6
Arden. N. C..,.8
Fletchers, N. C.. 38
Hendersonville. N. C.38
Flat Rock. N. C..,.8
Saluda, N. C..,.8
Tryon. N. C..,.8
Brevad. N C..4.60
Lake oxawy, N C..3.30
Tayvars. N. C.. (fo.6hck
Isle of Palms 5.15
Andersonni S. C.. 2.40
Summer excursion tickets good un
til October 3Ist aslo on sale. For
schedules. etc., apply to
S. H. McLean. Agent.
Be it ordained by the Intendant and
Wardens in Council assembled and by
authority of same.
Section x. That it shall be unlaw
fl for any person or persons to ride
a bicycle upon the sidewalks within
the incorporate limits of the town of
Prosperity. S. C.
Sec. .. Any pr-sn -r persL'ns vm
lating this ordinance shall be deemed
guilty of a mnisdemneano'r and upon con
victi' n 'f -ame -hall he Enued at the
discretionu of the Council
All f..cer ordlinanlces relating to
hicycle riding. are repealed.
Same will go inti' effect j;uivy .:th.
Done and1( ratinted :uder the cor
p rate seals nf the town of Pros
perity. S. C.. th;s the 5th. day of July
JT. S. Wheeler.
C. M. Harmon.
The R. F. D. Carriers.
A State Association of R. F. D.
Carriers was organized in Columbia
yesterday. The meeting was held in
the office of the secretary of state, and
there was a good attendance.
The following officers were chosen:
'resident-D. C. Hayden. Orange
Vice-presidnt-R. A. Sligh. Slighs.
Secretary-H. C. Bolin. Neece's.
Treasirer-Joseph Hartman, Pros
Mr. D. C. Hayden was chosen dele
gate to the national association
which meets in St. Louis and Mr. R.
A. Sligh alternate.
Served His People Well.
The following is from the editorial
columns of the News and Courier:
The Hon. George S. Mower has
withdrawn from the race for state
senator from Newberry county. His
action is to be regretted. as it is cer
tain that Newberry county cannot be
represented by a more careful and con
I scientious and capable representative
in the higher branch of the general
assembly. Mr. Mower has the satis
faction. however. of having served his
Card of Thanks.
Editor Herald and Newvrs: I desire
to return my heartfelt thanks to those
who were so kind to us during the
illness of our dear daughter. While
my heart is overflowing with sadness
I rejoice to know that I have the sym
pathy of the entire community.
May God bless each one of those
who were kind to us for every. kind
Henry Hunt and family..
THE GREATEST BARGAINS OF
the sason at A. C. Jones' during the
Mid-Summer clearance sale.
WE WILL GIVE A FIRST CLASS
barbecue at Prosperity on Satur
day. July 16. The dinner will be
cokked by a first class 'cueist. The
onnly 'cue in town this season. Din
ner 40 cents for gentlemen. 35 cents
for ladies. P. H. Kinard, George
WHEN WE ADVERTISE A SALE
we always do more than we prom
ise and this sale is no exception. We
have decided to include on the lines
which we give 25 per cent. off of
regular cash prices on all our Sum
mer Underwear. all of our Men's
and Boys' Colored Shirts, Men's
and Boys' Low Cut Shoes. Men's
Summer half Hose. This includes
all fancy half Hose and Lace open
work half Hose. A. C. Jones.
FOR RENT-My cottage in Brook
lyn. City. Dr. J. M. Kibler.
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.
MENS .T EN DOITERSUITS
for $4.88 at A. C. Jones'.
LOTS FOR SALE-On Saturday.
July 2d. at Pomaria, we will offer
for sale to the highest bidder for
cash half dozen or more lots suit
able for store buildings.
H. C. Holloway
Edw. R. Hipp.'
NOW 15 THE TIME TO SUPPLY
yourself with Summer Wearables
without paying any profit on themn
Iat A. C. Jones'.
COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON.
Charleston, S. C., Entrance enina
tions will be held in the County
court on Friday, July 8. at 9 a. m.
One scholarship giving free tuition
is assigned to each county in South
Carolina. Board and furnished
room in Dormitory, S1o a month.
Akll candidates for admission are
permitted to compete for Boyce
choar-hip-. which pay $soo a
ye ar. For further information and
catalogue, address Harrison Ran
Best Mineral As
C. H-. CAN NON,
Near C.. N. & L. Depot.