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The Movements of Many People,
Newberrians and Those Who
Nliss Gordon Weeks is visiting
friend:; in Atlanta.
J .hn T. I)uncan. Esq., of Columbia
-vas in the city this week.
Solicitor Sease is in Spartanburg.
Be liet Newberry yesterday.
Judge Ernest Gary went to Abbe
,ille yeterdav. le will he back
Air. Phili)s Hiarris. general agent
for the '-Xiies Or,)".s shoWs. w\as iI
tle citv veiterday.
.\!rs. D. D. \\aliacc and children,
of Spartanburg. are vi-iting the fam
ily of Prof. W\. . \Vallace.
Mrs. W. E. Mlatthews of Leesville
spent a few days this week with rela
tives in Newberry.
Alr. Julils D. Boozer of Columbia
spent several days this week in New
Mis Cecelia Cohn of Asheville. who
'has been on an extended visit among
friends in this city, returned home on
Major Shelley has gone to Atlanta
where he has accepted a permanent
position with a coffin manufacturing
Miss Lucile Wilson, who has been
spending some time with Miss Griffie
Dorroh, returned 'yesterday to her
home in Newberry.-Greenville
G.:ernor Heyward, while here to
preside at the dedication of Holland
Hall, was the guest of the college.
Dr. Voigt. the principal speaker was
entertained at the Lutheran parson
Mr. Thos. M. Neel, Jr., who has
been visiting his father and other
relatives in Newberry will return to
his work in Nashville, Tenn., this
week. He holds the important and
responKble position of mechanical
:and electrical engineer with the Ten
nessee Central railroad. We are al
ways glad to note the success of the
young men who go out from among
us, and they usually give us that
VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
The long-looked-for rain has come
:at last. almost too late to do the
crops any good at all. It has laid
the dust and helped the roads, how
Mr. Lawson B. Kibler has gone to
Union to look into a business matter
which may result in his locating in
that city. LIe went to cornfer wvith
a prominent hardware dealer ot
~Union, and may decide later to re
-main with him.
Jim Graham. colored. wvas badly
slashed with a knife or somife other
cutting weapon, in the hands of Belt
Cooper. also colored, on last Tuesday
evening. The rowv resulted over a
crap game. The injured man lost
-considerable blood but will recover.
Dr. J. M. Kibler dlelivered a lecture
yesterday morning before the stu
dents of Newberry college, in the
-auditorium of Holland Hall. Dr.
Xibler is a speaker of some reputa
-tion, having delivered forceful ad
dresses to the alumni of the college
and on other occasions. He chose
.as his subject yesterday, "The care
tof the eye."
There were only about fifteen per
sons present at the citizens meetins
held Tuesday night in the city council
chambers. 'Dr. 0. B. Mayer acted
as chairman and Mr. T. 0. Stewart
as secretary. No business whatever
was transacted. The meeting was
postponed until tonight.
On Mlonday afternoon, at about
three o'clock. a tenant house on the.
place of Mr. D. WV. Barre, about
joure miles wvest of Newberry, was
burned to the ground. The negro,
Frederick Jiles, who lived in the.
house, was out in the field at the
time, the house wvas empty, and it
is not known how the flames started.
The house itself was valued at $100.
The insurance was not more than
twenty-five dollars. The old negro
lost all his personal belongings.
The Ladies Aid Society of the
Holy.Trin'ty church of Little Moun
tain will give an oyster supper at the
residence of. Mrs. A. N. Boland. on
Saturday evening, November 5
Everbod inviter1 to come.
General Sessions Court Brought to
Close Yesterday Morning.
The gencral sessi,nis coturt adjoirn
A ye;terdav sine (lie. The whde
h.in h. becn marked by a desire
em th1 :It tf all conccrneid to bring
the work t,. a satisfactory and
speedy close. Consequently good
work has been accomplished and a
crin,*:lal docket has been cleared with
the exception o, one case.
'Tohe Brown was found guilty of
r(1herv and sentenced to thice years
!1:1 ki labor.
lar;a Hill was found guilty of dis
po.aing of I)ro-perty under lien and
was sentenced to pay a ine of on
Bud Shears was found guilty of as
sault and battery with intent to kill
and was sentenced to one year of
Henry Suber was found guilty of
assault with intent to ravish and was
given a one year's sentence.
Drayton Burton was found guilty
of assault and battery with intent to
kill, and was sentenced to pay a fine
of Si50. or to one year in the peni
A verdict which was brought against
Mr. T. R. Sanders for simple assault
and battery was set aside by the judge
Saunders was on trial for assault and
battery with intent to kill. There
was no evidence to support that
charge. and Judge Ernest Gary ruled
that there was not jurisdiction to
find him guilty of the other charge.
Grand Jurors Held Over.
It is the rule that six of the
grand jurors serving one year shall
be selected by lot and held over to
form a part of the jury for next year.
The selection was made Wednesday
morning, the following names being
J. L. Dickert,
J. D. Quattlebaum.
G. J. Jones,
J. A. Schroder,
Willie B. Kibler,
J. Willie Cannon.
At the College.
President Scherer announces that
before the next occasion for the pub
lic to visit the college campus at
night an adequate lighting system
will have been arranged.
The next lyceum number will be
lledI by the justly celebrated Men
delssohn Quartette. If the members
of this organization knew what they
were up against it is doubtful if they
could be persuaded to fill the engage
ment. Any attraction is manifest
!v unfortunate when it has to fol
low in the wake of Professor Clark.
The Mendelssohn people have an in
ternational reputation, but if they
hope to reach the standard of excel
lence set up on Tuesday night they
are going to have to "git up and do
To Convene Wednesday.
It has been decided to hold over
the regular term. gf the common pleas
court, which should have convened
on next monday morning. until Wed
nesday morning, at ten o'clock. This
means that the jurors summoned to
appear on Monday need not come
The change was made because of
the fact that Monday is salesday and
Tuesday is the day of the big election.
Opened Last Night-Was a Success
In Spite of Rain-Continued To
The chrysanthemum fair given by
the ladies of the Presbyterian church,
which opened last night, was a grand
success in spite of the rain. A good
crowd was in attendance. The beau
tifail booths were well patronized
ad a good round sum was turned
into the treasury. The fair continues
today and tomorrow. Delicious re
freshments are being served by the
Notice to the Public.
On and after November 6th, 1904,
passengers will not be handled on
freight trains on Savannah division,
Nos. 71 and 72, between Columbia
*and Greenville, S. C.
SUNDAY SCHOOL INSTITUTE,
Mrs. J. W. Barnes Will Be in New
berry Saturday and Sunday.
We take pleasure il presenting t<
our rea(ders the f,Ilowmg picture ()
.J. W\. Barnes. the Internatiolal
Sunday School Primary and JuniO
Secretary, who will conduct a Su:i
day Schoo! Institute in this city or
Saturday 5th. and on Sunday 6th.
Mrs. Barnes comes to Newberrv
representing the International asso
ciation in its great organized work
throughout North America. She is
a woman of versatility and equip
ment, and we feel sure, from all thal
has been said of her, that the Sunday
school teachers who attend these ses
sions will be greatly instructed anc
strengthened in their noble calling
We hope the teachers Qf our county
schools, all of whom are cordially in
vited, will attend the meetings anc
thus get the full benefit of her in
struction. The hours appointed foi
Saturday are 11:oo a. m.. and 4:00 p
M. On Sunday morning at 9:45
Mrs. Barnes will teach the lesson be
fore a primary class in the A. R. P
church. On Sunday afternoon a1
four Mrs. Barnes will conduct a
teachers' meeting at the Centra
Methodist church. At 8:oo p. m
she will present some phases of Sun
day school work in the Lutherar
Church of the Redeemer. To all
of these sessions the public is cor
CHARLES PELHAM INJURED
Was Thrown From Buggy in Ashe
ville-His Recovery Hoped
Dr. V. E. Pelham Wednesday morn
ing received the sad news that his sor
Charles P. Pelham, who has beer
traveling for a large wholesale drug
concern for some timp, wvas throwr
violently from a buggy, near Ashe
ville. that morning and seriously ii
not fatally injured.
It is said that he was throwr
against a railroad crosst. and thai
the skull wxas fractured. This, how
ever, is not certain.
Dr. Pelham received the messag<
at about eleven o'clock in the morning
and left for his son's bedside by the
frst train. He was untable to secur<
further details of the accident thar
are given above.
There are few Newberry young
men better known than Charles Pel
ham, and there are few who have had
better success in business. Som<
time ago he accepted a position at
traveling agent for a large drug firm
and it was in~ this capacity that h<
visited' Asheville. Every one ir
Newberry is his friend, and furthei
reports of his condition are anxious
A telegram was received in New
berry late on Thursday afternoor
that Charles Pelhanm was perfect13
conscious and considerably better
The message was from Dr. Win. E
Pelham. father of the injured young
man, and the tone was very hopeful
No details as to the exact nature o'
the injury were given.
Amity Lodge, No. 87, A. F. M.
A regular communication of Amity
Lodge. No. 87. A. F. M., will be helt
next Monday evening at 7 o'clock ir
Masonic HaIl. Visiting brethrer
IThe F. C. Degree will be conferred
GEO. S. MOWER. WV. M.
J. IH. M. Kinard. Secretary.
Missionarv rally day will be observ
d at L ebanon M. F. church nex1
Suday, Rev. J. E. Beard. pastor
The re w ill be a morning andI an af
trnoon service. Dr. Geo. B. Cromne1
will -peak at the morning service or
the subject of missions.
REPORT OF GRAND JURY.
Many Improvements in Town and
The io!!(wing report of the grand
inrv was submintted to Judge Gary
To His Honor, Judge Ernest Gary.
The grand jury begs to report that
they have carefully considered and
acted upon all bills of indictment
handed to them by the solicitor and
have handed same into court.
We would call attention to the fact
that the busibess of the court is con
siderablv ietardcd bv the failure ot
f witnesses and others having hus
iness with same, to be in attendance.
hen called we recommend that such
penalty as is provided for such dis
regard be enforced.
Committees of this body have visit
ed and inspected the condition of Lhe
public offices of the county and find
that the safe in the office of the mas,
ter should be replaced by a larger
one for the preservation of the public
records and that the auditor is in
need of a desk. Such is designed
for use in that place: also, that the
records belonging to the office of tI
R. M. C. that are deposited in the
office of the superintendent of edu
cation should be removed to some
other place of safety-as they inter
fere materially wtih the proper con
duct of that office.
We would further present the fact
that the public road leading to
Hugheys from Newberry, at or near
the 5 mile post is in a condition that
renders travel on same dangerous
and ask that the proper authority be
instructed to take steps at once to
It is reported to -us that there is
stagnant water in the disused brick
yard-known as "Pools brick yard."
Just north of town of Newberry and
that same is causing loss of health to
persons residing in that vicinity. We
recomment that such person or per
sons as are responsible for same be
requested to put same in a sanitary
We again desire to call attention to
the condition of the jail that has been
mbodied our two former reports, and
ask that such repairs as are necessary
for it be attended to immediately
thereby saving an amount of expen
diture that will be demanded, shoula
not immediate steps be taken to care
We desire that such part of otir
last report as relates to the condition
of the railroad trestle at PomTaria and
the culvert immediately east of the
Mollohon Manufacturing company's
land be attended to at once by th
Wec desire that our clerk be al
lowed the usual fee.
F. WV. Higgins, Foreman.
The members of the democratic ex
ecutive committee of Newberry are
exceedingly anxious to have a large
attendance at the mass meeting of
the democerats of the town, which is
to be held in the city council cham
bers tonight at eight o'clock.
Questions of v'tal interest will be
brought up, and *-very patriotic dem
ocrat should make an effort to be
Letter to Edw. R. Hipp.
Newberry, S. C.
Dear Sir: Devoe, $10 a year: lead
Mr. McMullin, late cashier of i -
tasco national bank, of Ellicott city,
Md., painted his house-Devoe-in
1885. It wore 17 years at a cost of
less than $10 a year.
Mr. Harold Hardinge, the present
cashier painted his house-three
coats lead-and-oil-it wore six years
at a < st of $22 a year. He then re
p lair.ted Devoe; said he wanted the
paint that cost least by the year.
This is important: such compari
sons are extremely rare. WVe know
the general fact, however.
The paint that goes farthest, wears
F. WV. Devoe & Co.
The Newberry Hardware company
sell our paint.
On the Southern.
A\n imiportamt change in the new
schedlule on the Somhern is that train
No. 16. the night train to Columbia.
which used to pass Newberry at 11:.40
now passes this city at 9:o3.
On Tuesday morning Policeman
S. G. Carter captured a negro. Goree
Singlet"ln. whI had in i* p;ssessi
a whcel t, ln Irom . \ajor Shellev
abW1 C'ht wcks agn. Mr. Car
tr made the arrcst at tie 1cp,t. The
ner.: had just b)ocugit a ticket to
( -geburg and -lie bicycle wan
checked through to that piace. Sin
gletOll pr"tested lo--'dly his innocence.
saying he had procured the wheel
fr,m I Ienrv Counts. Counts waS
al ti arre-tt-d and acklowleged to
hla\ing - ld the wl t' Sinleton,
b)t1< aidi le h:0 IMil it frIm Pink
I Harrinntt,n is nox on
:he e umly Lgangi. 5erinTk ,e-ce1iC for
ani,ther charge -f which ie was
ifild g-1ilt-Z -cole time ag . C units
an,d singleton w%ill he tr;ed by the
magistrate. Counts was fined Wed
nes<lav in the mavor's court for car
rying conc-aled and unlawful wea
South American Trouble.
Washington. November 3.-The
Unite( States legation at Bogoto
cables to tile state department tha'
the president of Venezuela has by
a decree closed the river Seulin,
which was confluents in Columbia.
The dispatch doef not state it to
be the case, but it is evident that the
measure is calculated to create new
trouble between the two countries.
There will be a special meeting of
the Stockholders of the Newberry
Knitting mill at the Council Cham
bers, Newberry, S. C., on the ioth
day of November. 1904, at ii o'clock.
B. C. Matthews,
A. T. Brown is hereby announced
a candidate for mayor and will abide
the democratic primary.
I will run* for Mayor at the next
primary election. , If elected, I will
try to discharge the duties of the of
fice faithfully and without fear or fa
vor. Geo. B. Cromer.
Dr. Van Smith is hereby announced
as a candidate for Alderman from
Ward 3, subject to the rules of the
Henry B. Wells is hereby announc
ed as a candidate for Alderman from
Ward 2, subject to the ruling of the
J. B. Leonhardt is hereby announc
ed as a candidate for Alderman from
Ward 5. subject to the rules of the
WANTED--Several Good Men who
want to make money. Apply at
The Herald and News office, New
berry, S. C.
Grain Drills and Harrows Cheap.
J. WV. WVhite, Newberry, S. C.
WANTED-'oo cords dry pine wood.
Apply Herald and News o-fice.
WANTED-Those subscribers who
intend to pay in wood to do so now.
LOST OR STRAYED-On Novem
ber 1, 1904, one liver colored point
er bitEh: about 4 months old. Please
return to Herald and News office
and get reward.
FOR SALE--47 7-8 Acres of land
owned by James Wood. Bounded
by lands of Walt. Stuckman, Berley
Hawkins. Pink Cromer and others
-First Monday of November. Jas.
Franklin's New Restaurant-Every
thing fresh and first class. Squar
meal for 25 cents. Lunches 1O to
cents. Oyster stews 25 to 40 cent
Lower Main street. Look for sig'
WANTED-A Complete. set. Sot'
Carolina Reports. Law
Equity. Highest Cash Prices P:
E. H. Aull, Newberry, S. C.
Wanted-Everybody to know t
am conducting a first class re
rant known- as City Restauran
Win. J. Bedenbaug
1 t a w tf.
STRAYED-One hound pu