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Horse Drowned in Streets of Pomar
Had Narrow Escape.
There were- heavy rains in the lox
-er part of the count; yesterday afte
inoon, and at Plomaria the little cre<
in The town which crosses under tl
tracks of the Southern railway, w
high i of its banks. A negro, Jot
Wicker. lost a horse in the attempt
drive across the creek yesterday a
ternoon. HLie was driving the horse i
a huggy and the horse was carrit
by the current down to the trestle at
there drowned. The negro himse
had a narrow escaped.
Mr. Cabaniss' Father Dead.
Mr. E. Cabaniss' returned on Mol
day night from Shelby. N. C., wle
he went to attend the funeral of h
father. Mr. H. Cabaniss. whose deal
occurred at his home at Shelby c
Sundav. Mr. Cabaniss' many frien<
sympathize with him in hiz bereav
Mt McLean Leaves.
Mr. S. H. McLean left on Tuesdz
night for Union to take charge <
the agency of the Southern railwz
there. This change is a distinct pr,
motion for Mlr. McLean. the busine
'Of the railway being htavi.r at Unir
on account of the larger number
cotton mills there. Everybody
Newberry who has had dealings wil
the railway during Mr. McLean
.term as agent regretted very much 1
see him leave Newberry. Mr. J.
Burton has taken charge. but sa:
this is only a temporary arrang
ment. Nothing definite has yet be<
given out as to what permanent a
rangements will be made for the o
Met Serious Accident.
Dr. Asa F. Langford, of Prosperit
met with a serious accident Wedne
day. as a result of which his le
was broken and he is today in a se
ious condition. Dr. Langfo.rd hz
come up from Prosperity 'to Mr
Jane Long's several miles from Pro
perity. between Prosperity and Nev
berry. on a visit. He was going t
the front steps when he stumbled ar
fell, breaking his leg.
Dr. 0. B. Mayer was called in ar
Dr, Langford was given medical a
*tention. Owing to his advanced ag
*he is in a serious condition.
*Dr. Langford has long been one <
the most prominent and respecce
'citizens of the county, and his hos1
* of friends throughout the county ar
state sincerely hope for his speec
Newbery Real Estate Co.
'The annual meeting of the stoci
'holders of the Newbery Real Bsta
company was held in city counc
chambers Tuesday night. The o
board of directors wes re-elected,
follows: John M. Kinard. O.B. Maye
i. H. Hunt. F. C. Owens of Gree1
-ville. J. Y. McFall, J. H. Summer,
'N. McCaughrin. H. J. Hayneswor1
The board of directors met aft<
'the adjournment of the stockholder
K meeting and re-elected the follot
President-O. B. Mayer.
Vice-president-H. J. Hayne
'worth, of Greenville.
-Secretary and Treasurer-John 3
Attorneys-Hunt. Hunt and H-un
.Alligator on Bush River.
There was an old negro in New~be
ry who told of an alligator I
'kille,d on Bush river this week. F
says the alligator was just abot
'Lindsay's' bridge'. and was fully seve
ifeet long. He first saw him stretcl
-ed out on the bank, and let him has
gone barrel of a shot gun. The all
gator, the story runneth, then jumi
ed into the river, and about this tin
the negro let him have the other ba
rel. He is confident that he hi
him both times and that the secor
shot finished him, and he says I
would have got him and taken hi1
home but he could not get any he&
and -when he went back to the rivi
a day later it was up.
There is no reason in the won:
to doubt the old man's story. B1
an alligator seven feet long is somi
thing newv for small streams arour
Newbenry. The negro's name
ia'The Movements of Many People
Newberrians and Those Who
Mrs W. E. Ruff is visiting friend:
e Mrs. Geo. \VcWhirter is visiting
s friends in Columbia.
Mrs. D. F. Pifer is visiting Mrs W
D. Avinger. at Cordesville.
:0 Prof. N. F,. Aull has returned t<
his work at Hickory. N. C.
id iss Jeanne Pelham has returne<
If from a visit to friends in Greenwood
Mr. J. S. Spearman. of Silve:
Street has returned from a trip t<
eAMrs. Robert E. Leavell has return
ed to Newberrv after-a visit in Pick
n Mr. and Mrs. 0. McR. Holmes an<
son. Robert. have gone to Brevard
Misses A!-ce Cooper and Anni<
Burgess are yisiting Miss Helen Gog
f Miss Hattie Shelley is on an ex
tended visit to Darlington and Bish
Mr. W. H. Carwile has returne<
n from a -two weeks' stay at Chici
h 'Miss Cema Sitton, of Autun. is ir
the city the guest of Miss Florenc<
k Mrs. W. L. Seabrook has gone t<
rs Gettysburg, Pa., to visit her father'
Miss Leone Hunter, of Columbia
is visiting Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Hun
ter, in the city.
Miss Daisy O'Neal, of '.,olumbia, i!
visiting Mrs. Robert D. Wright, or
Y Miss Sudie Davis, of Saluda, and
g nephew. Gary Davis. and Mr. J
Tribble. are visit'ng at Mr. J. W,
. Davis' this week.
s. Misses Fannie and Lucy McCaugh
rin and Masters Robert and Nal
Gist have gone to Brevard, N. C., for
P an extended stay.
d Mr. John Scott has returned to th
d city after an extended visit to his ol
ho)me in Ohio and other points ir
the north and west.
(Mrs. Julia Harrison, who has beer
>(in the city on a visit to Mrs. 0. McR
d Holmes, has returned to her hom<
:s in WVilmington, N. C.
d MIr. Robert E. Leavell has returne<
to the city after an extended trii
through Georgia and Florida. Mr
Leaveil wvill be in Newbery unti
CMiss Eliza Simmons and Mis:
:e Sarah Simmons have gone to Mudli<
ii to spend some time with Mr. Goorg<
d A. Boozer.
Mliss Dora Barrier, who has beet
ri at the home of Rev. S. T. Hallman
has returned to her home at Spencer
M1essrs. H. J. Hayneswor.th and F
rC. Owvens. of Greenville, spent Tues
sday night in Newberry to attend th<
eannul mdeting of the stockholders o
Whe Newberry Real Estate company
The returned to Greenville WVednes
-da morning. -
VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
-At the Primary and Junior uniot
this afternoon. Mliss McClintock wil
teach. Exercises commence prompt
ly at 5.,30 o'clock. in Central Metho
dis-t church. All interested are in
Ivited to be present.
e 1Mr. T. 0. Stewart spent WVednes
eday night in Columbia in the interes
n of the proposed rifle company for Nev
-berry. Mr. Stewart had a talk witi
eAdjutant General Frost in regard t<
-the matter and Mr. Frost stated tha
>he would probably be able to let th
epromoters of the Newberry compan
rknow something definite by the 1otl
i-t of 15th of this month. He talke<
d very encouragingly to Mr. Stewar
ein regard to the matter.
r Annual Vacation.
The Newberry cotton mills and th<
d Mel' lohoin cotton mills will give thei
t annual vacation. commencing on nex
Monday. The Newberry mills wvil
d *close down Saturday afternoon fo:
is twvo weeks and the Mollohon mill
GENERAL SESSIONS COURT.
A Number of Cases Have Been Dis
posed of-Tht Two Murde
There were no cases ready for trial
when the general sessions court con
vened on Tuesday morning and ap
peals from magistrates' courts were
taken up and disposed of during the
morning. The jurors were dismiss
ed until Wednesday morning. Con
sideration of the appeals from mag
istrates' courts was concluded before
noon. and the court adjourned until
Wednesday morning. The grand
.iury returned "no bills" in two dis
pensary cases. viz.: State vs. Bob
Poterheld. charged with violation of
the dispensary law. and the state vs.
Press. Quiller and Tom Rice. charg
ed with violation of the dispensary
On W'ednesday morning the case
against Becky Neel. colored. charged
with murder, was taken up. The
state was represented by Solicitor
Thos. S. Sease and the defense by
Cole. L. Blease. Esq. It was agreed
that the defendant should plead
guilty to manslaughter. and a ver
dict was published accordingly.
The case of the state vs. Tom
Wheeler. colored. charged with as
sault with intent to ravish, was then
taken up. the defense being repre
ented hv, Hunt. Hunt & Hunter.
In this case a verdict of guilty of
assault was agreed upon and Vheel
er w,as sentenced to pay a fine of
Si or to serve thirty days. He
paid the fne.
The grand jury made its final pre
sentment. which is published in full
in another column.
On Wednesday afternoon the case
against John Reeder. charged with
murder, was taken up. The case was
not finished on Wednesday afternoon
and the 'taking of testimony was con
tinued yesterday morning.
The case consumed all of yester
day. the arguments of the attorneys
being made yesterday afterinoon. The
state was represented by Solicitor
Thomas S. Sease. assisted by Cole.
L. Blease, Esq., and the defence by
\essrs. Johnstone & Cromer.
Death of Mrs. St.Amand.
Mrs. Corrie St.Amand died at the
I home of her sister. Mrs. T. G. Wil
liams. at Helena.about 3 o'clock Tues
dlay afternoon. She had been confined
to her bed with serious illness for
some time, and the end was not en
Mrs. St. Amand was about forty-five
years of age. She was a daughter
of the late H. H. Blease and a widow
of the late J. Eugene St.Amand. She
leaves two sons, Mr. Emile St.Amand,
who is at present private secretary
to Congressman R. B. Scarborough,
and Mr. Raimond St.Amand, who is
a traveling salesman for Brown and
Son. King street. Charleston. She
leaves several brothers and sisters to
m:ouirn her departure. and all of whom
have the deep sympathy of the-entire
community in their bereavement.
The funeral services were held yes
terday morning at the home of Mr.
T. G. WVilliams, at Helena. and were
followed immediately by interment in
Little Mountain Reunion.
The -annual reunion of the alumni.
students and friends of Newbery col
leg e w ill be held at Little Mountain
today. The prospects are for a big
crowd and one of the most successful
runions in a long number of years.
Addresses will be delivered by Dr.
George B. Cromer and Dr. James A.
B. Scherer. The Columbia. Newber
ry and Laurens road has offered low
rates from all points along its line.
The rate from Newbery for the round
trip is fifty cents. The first -(rain
leaves this morning at 8.40 o'clock.
and another this afternoon at 3.20.
Ample coaches will be provided for
the accommodation of all.
J. WN. Richardson and Bros. will
give a barbecue on campaign day at
Jolly Street. Friday. the 19th of Au
gust. A nirst-class dinner is guar
anteed. The prices will be 30 and
Messrs. J. A. Graham and H. A.
Wicker will give a first-class barbe
cue at Pomaria on campaig' clay.
August 18th. Dinner wvill he cooked
byan expert 'cueist and everybody
iinv'ited. The usual prices will
Negro *n No. 6 Township Killed in '
Peculiar Manner-Was Struck
In Stomach at Play.
Corn Fii [. \l Lindsay xas called
t., No. 0 Townshipl Tuesday in)rning i
to investigate the death of a young
negrv. Jim )avis, which occurred I
on !r. Sim Abrams' place at 10:.o I
t)cl(ck wn Mnlday night. The
coroner reached a verdict of acci- 1
From the testimony taken at the
coroner's inquest it appears that the
dead negero was one of a crowd of
six negroes who were playing dice on
Sunday afternoon. That Davis was on
his knees by the side of a tree when
John Findlay. one of the negroe:.
grabbed Jim Miller and gave him a
"crow hop," Miller's heels hitting
Davis in the bowels and inflicting in
juries from which Davis died on Mon
(lay night at a half-past ten o'clock.
It seems that Davis told his brother
before he died that everything was in
play. and all the othC testir'ny was
to this efect.
Number of Needed Improvements
Being Made-Steam Heat
Improvements which have been
needed for a number of years are now
being made at Newberry college.
A steam heating aparatus is being
placed in Holland hall. the new build
ing recently erected on the campus
and which is used for recitation
rooms and society halls. Plumbing is
being put in the three stories of the
dormitory building, Smeltzer hall. and
a shower bath in the basement. The
work is being done by -the L. B.
Dozier company, of Columbia.
Important work of classifying the
books is also being done in the li
brary. Miss Mazyck, of Charleston,
who is an expert in this line of work,
was in Newberry last week and start
ed the work, which is being continued
by Mrs. Pauline Holland. Mrs. Hol
land, as assistant librarian, will have
charge of the library throughout the
next session. She is still engaged
in the work of classifying the books.
The Congressional Campaign Meet
ing-The Lutheran Synod
Prosperity. August 4.-Our con
gressional candidates Messrs. Wya-tt
Aiken and I. H. McCalla. came here
Tuesday evening from Pomaria and
spoke here in the town hall Wednes
day to some 75 or roo voters. No
special interest seems to be centered
in this race, but our people seem to
be rather warming tup, as the sum
mer proceeds. to the race of county
officers. A month more may~ raise
to a white heart.
Mr. A. G. Wise, after attending the
sessions of the UTnited Synod in Vir
ginia. returned Tuesday. He talks
enthtsiastically, entertainingly, and
encorageingly of what was accom
plished and the outlook for the fu
Mr. A. H. Kohn also at'tentded the
sessions of Synod and after visiting
Washington and other points ->r in
terest north he will spend som'e time
wvith his brother. Rev. E. H. Kohn, in
Miss Mattie Osborne. of Spartan
burg, is visiting the Misses Fellers.
Mrs. G.S. Beard and little daughter.
f Columbia. are with her parents.
Dr. and Mrs. R. L. Luther,
D)r. A. F. Langford and Miss Joe
Langford are home from a trip to
Charlotte. N. C.
Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Osborne. of Co
lumbia. visited in town this wveek.
Miss Lulie Hunt, of Newberrv. is
spending some time with relatives
and friends in this city.
Mr. Hart Kohn came uip from his
Columbia home to spend vacation
with the home folk.
Mr. C. M. Harmon has gone to
Greenville on business.
Mr. S. S. Birge is off to the big
show in St. Lotuis. He will visit Mrs.
Mannie S. Birge. of Oklahoma, be
fore his return.
Picnic at Halfacre's.
A picnic will be given at D.
S H. H-alfacre's mill on Saturday.
the 13th. The public is cordially
'Citizens" Want Them to State Their
Position On The Original
Editor Herald and New;: This is
n,giv - notice to all candidates that
ntend to offer for the house of rep
esentatives Ind for the state senate,
hat the voters around Prosperity
vill expect them to state clearly on
iext Tuesday their position as re
ards the -Brice bill" as first intro
iuced. In other w-ords. will you vote
remove the tax feature of the bill
S it now stands? The Brice bill as
t now stands. provides .that if a town
r county wishes t .v te a dispen
arv out. it is taxed wne-half of a mill
xtra. We want tl.q candidates to
av Yes or No. as to whether they
ill vote and work to kill this tax
Messrs. T. H. 'Mills and J. T. Nichols
.Vil give a irst-class barbecue at
onng's Grove on campaign day
here. August 9. The prices will be
35 cents for ladies and 40 cents for
en. A cordial invitation is extended
Barbecue at Spearman's Spring.
The barbecue at Spearman's
spring on county campaign day there,
\ugust ioth. will be given by James
unbar. A special invitation is ex
ended the ladies to be presen-c, as
he dinner will be prepared especially
vith a view to their enjoyment.
Cheap Rates via C., N. & L.
The Columbia. Newberry and Lau
-ens railroad offers the following
:heap rates to the World's Fair, St.
The following rates from Newber
-y for 13 days from date of sale.
25-30; for Sixty days, $31.00; for sea
;on. good to return until December
We offer the quickest route to the
reat fair via Atlanta, leaving New
)erry at 12:43 p. m., arrive St. Louis
the following afternoon at 7:30 P.
Following is the schedule of cam
aign meetings which have been ar
anged for this county for the candi
lates for congress and solicitor:
Pomaria--Tuesday, August 2.
Prosperity-Wednesday, Augus-t 3.
Newberry-WVednesday night, Au
Longshore-Thursday, August 4.
Whitmire-Saturday afternoon, Au
The county campaign opens again
at Prosperity on August 9.
SALESMAN WANTED: I .want a
first-class salesman, one wvho has
had sonme experience in selling
Shoes. Hats. Pants and Men's fur
nishing goods. One who is will
ing to give all of his time to- the
business of the store and who is
nor afraid of wvork. Apply in per
son or by letter to A. C. Jones.
Newberry. S. C., August i. 1904.
MONEY TO LEND--Long time;
8 per cent. easy terms. John
stone & Cromier. ___
HAVE ON HAND A LOT OF
the good dry lumber which I am
now ready to delilver. Address me
at Newberry R. F. D. No. 4.
W.T I. Herbert.
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 $x,ooo. Long time and easy
payments. Hunt, Hunt & Hunter.
COUNTY CAMPAIGN MEETING
-The county campaign meeting on
the 27th of August will be held in
the court house. Through consent of
the chairmian of the committee the
arbecue will be furnished by
J. M. Counts.
9 Rairoad Fare Paid. 500
FRE E Courses Offer.
Board at Cost. Write Quick
ERGlAALABAMA BUSINESS COLLEGE,Maco'.Ga.