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The Movements of Many People,
Newberrians and Those Who
Mrs. T. C. Pool left last week for a
stay in Asheville.
Miss Agnes Summer is spending
several days at Glenn Springs.
Miss Leila Fulmer went to Colum
bia yesterday afternoon.
Miss Sallie Mae Burton has gone
to Batesburg on a visit.
Miss Maggie Hutchinson is visiting
friends in Saluda county.
Miss Marie Summer is on an ex
tended visit to Wkaynesboro.
Miss Carrie Pool left on Saturday
for a visit to friends in Greenville.
Miss Minnie Todd has returned
from a visit to rel:,tives in Atlanta.
Mrs. Weeks and Miss Gordon
Weeks left on Saturday for a visit to
Mrs. Joseph E. Norwood and child-.
reti have gone to Pulaski, Va.. to
spend the summer with her mother.
Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Jones and Mrs.
Holbrook left on Saturday for a stay
at the Isle of Palms.
Miss Gertrude Carwile has returned
from a pleasant visit to Harris
Springs and Cross Hill.
Masters Claud and Julian Wertz,
of Liberty, S. C.. are visiting their un
.cle, Mr. W. B. Wertz.
Miss Daisy Whitney, of Maybintof
is visiting Miss Sara Caldwell, of this
Mrs. S. L. Garlington left yesterday
afternoon for a two months' stay on
Governor's Island, N. Y.
Miss Laura Vance. who has been in
-tie city with her sister, Mrs. P. G.
Ellisor, returned to Clinton on Sat
Mr. George Wk. Summer and daugh
ter. Miss Eugenia Summer. left on
Friday to spend several days at
.Miss Ellie Huiett returned yes
terday from Union. where she has
been the guest of Mr. and 'Mrs. M.
D. Huiett. in that city.
Miss Alva Waters, of Jalapa, left
on Saturday for Leesville. where she
will teach a summer school and also
during the regular term this winter.
Co' Walter H. Hunt returned yes
terday from Spartanburg. where as
special judge he has been holding the
-extra and regular terms of court for
Mrs. Leroy Lee. of Kingstree, is
visiting her mother. Mrs. S. A. Riser,
Mrs. C. M. West and children, and:,
sister. Mrs. Boone. of Alabama. left
-on Saturday for an extenred visit to
Mrs. West's sister. Mrs. Lafar. in
Miss Mamie Salter has gone to
Athens. Ga.. where she will be asso
iated with her brother. Mr. Jesse
Salter. in the photographic business
which he recently purchased in that
Mr. Charles E. Bell. the commercial
agent of the Southern railway atAu
gusta. Ga.. is in the city on a visit.
Mr. Bell will go from here to
Newport. R. I.. and other eastern
summer resorts. where he will spend
VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
The Bachelor Maids will meet wvith
Miss Helen Jones this afternoon at
The Rev. A. L. Pry:se::. of Foia
preached to a good-sized audience in
the West End Baptist church on Sun
During the summer months the Pri
~mary and Junior union of Sunday
School teachers will meet at 5 o'clock
each Friday afternoon.
The Saluda river was so low at
Holly's Ferry on Friday that the fer
ry was unable to cross. breaking the
record for nifty-nine years.
Mr. L. A. Singley is located at R.
C. Williams' furniture store, where
he will be pleased to have those who
want chairs bottomed to call and in
.pect his work. He also tunes pianos
Dr. A. 0. Mathews has resigned his
position wvith the Iseman Drug Co..
and has gone to Bennettsville. wvhere
he wvill engage in business in that
town, being manager and treasurer
of the Bennettsville Phermacy Coin
Barbecue at W. P. Harris.'
WV. P. Harris and Levi Kibler will
give a barbecue at the residence of
the former on July x5. The public
FRATERNITY HALL CO.
Organization Perfected-Work To Be
Commenced on Hall at
The Fraternity Hall company has
been organize with a capital of ten
thousand dollars. its purpose being to
erect a handsome hall on the land
owned by Hon. George S. Mower op
posite the Newherry hotel.
The meeting of the stockholders of
the company was held in city council
chamber Friday afternoon. Dr.
George B. Cromer was chosen chair
man and Mr. . H. Hunt secretary.
The following board of directors was
chosen: George S. Mower. T. J. Mc
Crary. 0. McR. Holmes. I. H. Hunt.
W. E. Pelham.
The directors met at 9 o':ock Sat
urday morning and elected the follow
President and Treasurer-George
Vice-president-T. j. McCrary.
Secretary-I. H. Hunt.
It is the intention of the company
to go to work on the erection of the
hall at a very early day. The Knights
of Pythias and the Masons will have
halls in the building.
Examinations were held Friday for
:he two vacant scholarships accredited
to Newberry county in Winthrop col
lege. at Rock Hill, and three Clemson
;cholarships for this county created
by the last legislature. The exami
nations were held in the Boundary
street graded school building under
the direction of County' Superinten
ient Eugene S. Werts.
The following young ladies stood the
!xamination for the Winthrop schol
rships: Miss Mary Jane Cannon
Newberry: Miss Mary Alice Switten
>erg. Newberry: Miss Daisy Whitney.
Shelton: Miss Sarah Elizabeth Rawl.
Newberry: Miss Helen Smith. New
erry: Miss Isoline Wyche. Pros
>eritv: Miss Ethel Counts, Prosper
tv: Miss Mattie Epting. Newberry;
Iiss Mamie 0. Cromer. Newberry:
Miss Teddy Maybin. Newberry: Miss
Sadie May Goggans. Newberry: Miss
knnie Higgins. Newberry: Miss S.
Roberta Lathan. Little Mountain:
\iss Rosalyn Summer. Newberry:
Iiss Carrie Kilgore. Newberry.
Those standing the examination for
:he Clemson scholarships are: Messrs.
Sam C. Fulmer. Walter J. Shealy,
Callie R. Cannon. Thomas Hunter.
Sam T. Gallman.
To Address Teachers.
Dr. James A. B. Scherer. president
)f Newberry college. will deliver an
address before the county summer
;chool here today at 12 o'clock.
Prof. S. J. Derrick. who has the
ummer school in charge. extends a
:ordial invitation to the trustees and
teachers of the county to be present.
and hopes as many of them as can
1o so will attend. Dr. Scherer is an
rator whose ability is recognized
throughout the south and his address
will without doubt be oi a very high
>rder of excellence.
Another Whitmire Meeting.
There has been some talk of hold
ing another county campaign meeting
at Whitmire. It will be recalled that
the county campaign opened at that
place on the Fourth of July, but on
account of the number athletic
ports which had already been arrang
ed in honor of the day. the candidates
did not get an oportunity to address
the people of Whitmire.
Nothing definite has yet been de
:-ided in regard to the meeting. but
County Chairman Cunningham has
decided to have it held on some Sat
rday. Th e people .of Whitmire
were disappointed that they were not
able to hear the candidates at the
previous meeting and are anxious for
another meeting to be held at Whit
Mr. Mower's Withdrawal.
The following is from the Sumter
Hon. Gorge S. Mower has with
drawn from the race for the state sen
ate in Newberrv county, and the con
test is now between Messrs. Cole. L.
Blease and A\rthur Kibler. It is dis
tinctly to be regretted that Mr Mower
has taken this action. His county
and state suffer a great loss in being
leprived of his valuable services.
Whichever his successor may be of the
tvo candidates named. may do as well
as Mr. Mower in the senate, though
.. e dobi. They can not do better.
Lutheran Sunday School Convention
At Little Mountain Au
The Lutheran Sunday School con
vention of the Newberry Conference
will meet at Holy Trinity church on
Friday. August 19th, at io a. m., the
session continuing through Sunday.
The program for the meeting is as
io a. in., Devotional exercises con
ducted by Rev. R. E. Livingston.
Enrolment of delegates.
Topic: "Is fhe Sunday School a
human or divine institution?"-J. J.
Quattlebaum and Rev. W. L. Sea
2 p. m.. Reports of Sunday Schools.
Topic: "Giving in the Sunday
School-how encouraged, how prais
ed."-Rev. Z. W. Bedenbaugh and
Rev. W. A. Lutz.
Topic: "Is there a time when a
person should retire from the Sunday
School work?"-R. C. Counts, Rev.
J. D. Bowles. and Rev. J. A. Sligh.
9 a. m.. Devotional exercises con
ducted by Rev. P. H. E. Derrick.
Report of committee on Sunday
Topic: "What is teaching in the
Sunday School?"-Prof. E. 0. Counts,
Rev. A. J. Bowers, D. D., and Rev.
S. T. Hallman.
Topic: "What have the teacher
and pupil a right to expect of each
other?"-Prof. W. A. Counts and
Rev. W. K. Sligh.
2 p. i.. Opening of the query box.
"What is the object of the Sunday
School convention?"-By the con
Election of officers.
10.30 a. m., Exercises by the Sun
day school and address by Dr. Geo.
B. Cromer and Dr. J. A. B. Scherer.
J. K. Efird,
J. J. Long.
It Will Be Held at Ebenezer on Tues
day, the 26th-The Various
The annual Masonic picnic by the
lodges of Newvberry and Prosperity
will be given at Ebenezer camp
ground on Tuesday. the 26th. A num
ber of prominent speakers have been
invited to deliver addresses, and an
interesting program has been arrang
The committee on arrangements
consists of Messrs George S. Mower.
J. Marion Davis and Wi. A. Mc
Fall. of the Newberry lodge, and
Messrs. C. T. WVyche. R. T. C. Hun
ter and R. I. Stoudenmire, of the
Followving is the reception commit
tee: Newberry lodge-L. M. Speers.
. H. M. Kinard. McK. Hutchison. I.
H. Hunt. Van Smith. F. H. Dominick:
Prosperity lodge-Geo. Y. Hunter, C.
M. Harmon. N. H. Yotung. E. WV.
Werts. A. N. Crosson. F. E. Schum
The full program wvill he announced
Jolly Street Sunday School.
Following is the program of the
exercises to be held at Jolly Street
Sunday School on Thursday. July 28.
commencing at to a. mn.:
Importance of Cchurch Attendance,
discussed by Rev. R. E. Livingston.
Essay on Missions, by Miss Mary~
Address by Rev. J. A. Sligh on
Recitations by children.
COMMON PLEAS COURT.
No Cases Will Be Tried-Court Will
Last But One Day, Convening
It will he seen from the following
order of Chief Justice Pope that the
approaching term of the common
pleas court for this county will do
t!othing except convene. pay jurors.
and adjourn. Special Judge Cul
breath will open the court and ad
journ. The order also' contains Mr.
Culbreath's appointment to hold the
general sessions court. which will
continue for the time required by law
Following is the order:
State of South Carolina.
WNhereas. the Hon. George W.
Gage. one of the circuit judges of the
state aforesaid is incapacitated by ill
tiess from holding the courts of com
mon pease and general sessions of
Newbery county at the respective
terms of said county beginning re
spectively on the 18th day of July,
1904 and on the 1st day of Auguast,
1904. whereas. on my recommendation
of James Y. Culbreath. Esq.. as one
learned in the law his excellency D.
C. Heyward, as the governor of the
State of South Carolina. has duly
commissioned the said James Y. Cul
breath, Esq., as special judge to pre
side over said terms of court, begin
ning. respectively, on the i8th day of
July. 1904 and continuning for one
day, and beginning on the first day
of August. 1904 and. continuing as
long as required by law:
Now, therefore. I do order that the
said Hon. James Y. Culbreath, as
said special judge. do preside over the
court of common pleas of Newberry
county. in said state. on the 18th day
of July. 104. ior one day. and on
that day do adjourn said term sine
die: and further that said James Y.
Culbreath as special judge do hold
and preside over the term of general
sessions in Newberry county in said
state. beginning on the Frst day of
Aug-st. 1904. and continuing thereaf
ter for such time V required by law.
It is further ordered that John C.
Goggans. Esq.. as clerk of the courts
of general sessions and common
pleas of Newberry county. in said
state. do forthwith cause a certified
copy of this order to be served upon
the said Hon. James Y. Culbreath as
Y. . Pope.
The ladies of the Central Methodist
church will serve ice cream and cake
at the church on Friday night from
six to nine o'clock.
The Overhead Bridge.
The bridge on Boundary street
or the two railroads is to be put in
good condition by the two railroads.
The bridge has for some time been
in bad condition, and some time ago
the matter was brought to the atten
tion of city council and council re
quested the railroads to put on new
looring and new balustrades. The
material to be tused in making the re
pairs is already at hand and work
will be commeiiced very soon.
The whole city will be gratified to
learn that the bridge is to be repaired
and improved. It will be a big,.im
The date for the holding of the
Sunday School convention has been
changed from August 10 and 11 to
Agtst 11 and 12. This change was
made on account of a conflict with a
meeting to be held at Lebanon. The
program for the Sunday School con
vention has already been published.
It is interesting and there will no
doubt be a large audience at the meet
Among the Colored Churches.
Rev. WV. Decker Johnson (colored).
f Athens.'Ga.. has accepted the in
vitation to preach in Mt. Zion A. M.
E. church on Sunday. the 17th. and
at Prown chapel. H-elena. on Sunday
night. and to deliver a lecture at
Helena on Monday night.
Death of Miss Lizzie Hunt.
Miss Lizzie Hunt. daughter of Mr.
Henry Hunt. died on June 30th. She
was born June 27th. 1872. She was
a consistent member of St. Peters
church. which she joined in early life.
She had many ivarm friends, who
w.re paine by the news of her death.
Notice is hereby given that the
county board of supervisors of regis
tration will meet at Whitmire in
Frank Fant's office on Tuesday July 19,
and at Pr' -,perity. July 22. The books
will be .-nen irom TO a. m. until 3
BIv order of the board.
Thos. J. Wilson,
NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT AND
Notice is hereby given that by order
of the Probate Court of Newberry
county I will make a settlement of
the estates of Louise F. Swygert,
formerly Louise F. Chapman, and
Henry S. Chapman, in the said court,
on the 26th day of August. 1904. at 10
o'clock in the forenoon, and that I will
immediately thereafter apply for a
final diseharge as gnardian.
George S. Swygert,
July I1. 1904.
The trustees of Johnstone school
will meet on the i-st Saturday in
August to elect a teacher for the next
term. Salary $4o.oo per month. Term
not less than seven months. Appli
cations may be sent to either of the
J. B. Halfacre.
D. J. Wilson,
Newberry, S. C.
J. T. McCollough,
Prosperity, S. C.
Excursion to Columbia.
The C.. N. & L. will operate an ex
cirsion from Laurens to Columbia
and return on Friday, July 15th, on
regular schedlue 22, returning leave
Columbia at ii p. m. Rates. Laurens
to Kinards. inclusive. Sr.oo: Gary to
Prosperity. 75 cents: Slighs to Irmo,
6o cents. For schedule and further in
formation apply to J. W. Denning,
bought. I buy Confederate money,
Confederate Postage Stamps,
Bonds. Slave Deeds. War Papers,
Etc. Send for price list. Address
Chas. D. Baker. Atlanta, Ga.
THE GREATEST BARGAINS OF
the sason at A. C. Jones' during the
id-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 Broom
lyn. City. Dr. J. M. Kibler.
MONEY TO LOAN-We negotiate
loans g>n 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.
EN'S~ FEN DOLLI R SUITS
for $4.88 at A. C. Jones'.
NOW IS THE TIME TO SUPPLY
ourself with Summer Wearables
wvithout paying any profit on them
at A. C. Jones'.
Best Mineral As
C. H. CA N NON,
MNer C(, N. & L. Depot.