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NEWS OF PROSPERITY.
Death of Mr. Foster Slawson, W]
Accidentally Shot Himself
Other Prosperity News.
Prosperity. November 28.-Mess
0. B. Simpson, jmo. Pat Wise, a
Bushnell Bowers, of Newberry c<
lege. spent Thanksgiving at home.
Mr. J. A. Kibler of the St. Phili
section, spent Thanksgiving in Prc
Among the many casualties
Thanksgiving none was so serious
that which befell Mr. Foster Slawsc
He with Messrs. Harris, Col. Alewir
and Pierce Banks were out hunti:
and while passing through some vin
his gun was caught and 4ccidental
discharged, the entire load ent<
ing his right shoulder, jt
above the shoulder blade, shiveri:
a rib. Dr. Dominick was sent f
and did what he could to give hi
ease. Mr. Slawson died from the i
fects of the wound early Sund
morning. He was laid to rest in t
Prosperity cemetery on Sunday eve
ing. He was about 4.2 years c
and unmarried. Rev. V. A. Lu
of Grace church, held services at t
home of his father, Mr. Levi Sla
We extend our sympathy to t
bereaved parents in their hour
distress and trouble.
Col. D. J. Griffith, superintende
of the penitentiary, was in town t
day. He came up to see his unc
Capt. Jno. F. Banks, who is still qui
sick. Col. Griffith and Capt. Ban
were boys together in the same fai
ily and more like brothers th;
nephew and uncle.
Mrs. Ella Julian, wife of I
Horace Julian and daughter of R<
J. D. Bowles, of St. Louis, Mo., h
been visiting relatives in town.
Mrs. J. D. Bowles and daught
have been visiting her Srother, IV
S. L. Fellers, of this city, the pa
Tom Johnson, Esq., of Prosperit3
suburb, has been visiting his aui
Mrs. J. A. Simpson.
The Thanksgiving collection
Grace congregation was $20-55 cas
and $58.25 of goods in kind; tot
$78.80. This, we believe, is the lar
est amount that Grace Luther
church has ever sent to the Home.
The collection at the A. R.
church for its orphanages in Mexi
and South Carolina, was:
Rio Verde .. .... .... .....$ 2
Hickory Grove .... .. .. ...
Total .... ...........$13
Mr. J. C. Counts is installing a n<
and larger boiler for his agricultur
implement factory. He hopes
have it erected and in place in
Mr. Hugh Renwick, of Newber2
has started a dancing~ school here a1
will give lessons each week.
Mrs. Phil. Livingston is visiti:
her daughter. Mrs. F. E. Schumpe:
There were about 1oo bales of c(
ton sold here Friday and Saturda
Highest price, 9 T-8.
T am requested to announce thi
Mrs. Scherer will address the wom
of Bachman Chapel church on ne
Sunday, December 4. at 3 o'clock,
m. All who can are invited to atter
She will be at Mt. Olivet on Sund;
morning, and will make an addre
to the congregation.
Our town was thrown into comm
tion Saturday afternoon by repeat
shots being fired. It was learn
that Herbert Shell, a negro who h
committed a murder in Abbevi
county. was here, and when the tot
marshal, and a couple others
tempted to arrest him he ran and w
fired at by the officers. By dodgi1
among the by-standers on the stre
he made good his escape unhurt. I
was followed to the woods near C<
Young's. where he was lost.
Mr. S. M. Mathis is improving I
home by adding an upper story m
The Sorosis held quite an enjo
able musicale last Friday evenir
The motto of the evening was b
a foretaste of what was to follow:
ald and Newvs
Essay. The Composers--Miss
10 The Musicians"-Miss Bessie
Song. "Do You Regret?"-Mrs. J. s
S. Wheeler. t
rs. Instrumental solo-Mrs. J. F. .
d Browne. 1
yl.. Song by Mendelssohn, Improvisa
tion, Stephan-I-eller. f
ps Mrs. Wheeler entertained. A de
>s- lightful evening was spent by all
of The Arbor day exercises were
at were held in the city hall. The
n. speakers gave excellent advice and
ie, we trust that by another year every
ig thing will be in shape, so that the
es exercises can be held on the school
ly grounds. A few trees were planted A
r- on the campus and next year flowers
st and shrubs will no doubt receive at
or Mr. A. G. Wise made a flying trip
m to Charleston during the past week.
f- Miss Friday, of Columb.a, is visit
ay ing Miss Lilly Mac Russell.
e Miss Eugenia Summer, of Newber
n- ry, is visiting Miss Georgia Schum
tz Miss Hattie Leavell is visiting Mrs.
e Jacob S. Wheeler.
Quite a deputation of our ladies
visited our sister city, Newberry,
on Saturday. They were Misses
of Della Bowers, Blanche Kibler, Fran
ces Raw], and Mrs. F. E. Schumpert.:
nt Mr. W. B. Wise, of Charlotte, N.
0- C., a knight of the grip, is in towni
le, spending Sunday.
te Dr. Browne, the optician, after a
ks three weeks' stay, has gone home.
n- Mr. W. P. B. Harmon w,Nill move his
in famtly from Greenwood county to
Prosperity this week. He will oc
)r. cupy the Dr. McFall home.
X. We have a little volume entitled,
as "Is it Worth While?" This is a
question that is often asked. Yes,
er if the thing aimed at has an uplifting
[r. and elevating influence, it is worth
We often hear it spoken and we
's read some times that the church
it, religion is losing.its hold on the peo
ple, and we are asked sometimes, if ~
of the world is growing better or worse.
h, Those who say it is growing worse
al point to the murders, homicides and 1
g- other crimes that are daily chron-J
mn icled in the press. Yes it looks that
way, but is it that way? When we
ip. look out over the world and see all =
:o 'the efforts that are being put forth
to uplift the race-hospitals, orphan
10 homes, homes of refuge, mission
30 work; and v.. :Es of mercy innum
... erable-wve say no. The Bible is
40 the most popular book today and
:w more copies of it are printed than of
-al any other book in any one year. Three
to hundred million copies have been
a sold in Too years. 1oo years ago it
was only printed in 40 languages; to
-y, day it is sent forth to do its great
Td work of evangelizing the world in
240 languages. Very recently it was
gtranslated. into a language that had 'I
rt, no name for a supreme being, home, a
father, heaven or house. It is thus.
>t- that this work of bettering the wvorld I
.y. goes on, and the time will come when -
all the kingdoms of this world will
at become the heritage of the King of
en Kings and Lord of Hosts.
xt Kind reader, what are you doing a
p. to make the world better for your
d. having lived in it?
hiCpt Banks, we learu, is holding -
sshsown, and hopes are entertainedj
of his recovery.
o- The Prosperity Stock company
ed has received a car load of fine pork
ed ers and this weather is fine for hog
le Mr. I. J. Lowman's wife, who has
ebeen quite sick with typhoid fever,
-is able to be up.
as Mr. H. L. Fellers' child is ~im
1g proving nicely and will soon be wellY
et again. t
Te Mr. J. A. C. Kibler, who has been .
>l. very sick ior the past two clays, is
sMr. WV. Montgomery, of Columbia.
dmade f.lying visit to Prosperity on
Sunday. the gu:est of Dr. J. S.
g. Mr.R. T. C. Hunter isimrvn
t from his accident and has been in
.TTACKED WITH FIREARMS.
oung Men of Mollohon Mill Fired
Upon by Two Drunken
Because' of some word1s over the
rospective sale of a rabbit. two
runken negro men. Arthur Viggins
nd Pope Reeder. opene(l fire on
'hursdav afternoon upon six voting
1en of the Mollohon mill. who were
2turning from a hunt, with the re
ilt that a sort of battle occurred be
xcen the yoing men and the ne
res, both parties shooting time
fter time. Wiggins was struck full
i the face with one charge of shot,
ie young men were struck with a
%w spent charges from the shotgun
i the hands of one of the men. but
-ome to So'
,tock of Rogers
>e sold at prices
very piece guar
Come here al
or your Christn
TOP STORM (
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knd the larg
?verything in the a]
'hey are the best and cheapest
rnd the plow #ulls lighter on th<
ght. Price to suit you.
loath & Mllligar
nd you are doing your house, 3
repared paint. It saves your ]
-ine and Cemer
~cods on hand.
Car White Hi
If you are in need of a wagt
ou see our large stock for we a
~r what style, paint or make yoi
ihen in town make our store y
no seriot:s w Unds were inflicted.
The. affair was aired in the mayor's
cort 1n Friday~ ornaing. and from
t e evidencc of scvcral witnlesses it
appcarcd that tihe- negroes were alto
.gethcr t- lamc. They were fined
by the nlayor -n the charges of dis
orderly cInduct. firing gnns within
the corporate limits of Newberry. etc.,
but the mire serious charge of as
sault upon the young m1en of the mill
was referred to the magistrate. and
this case will be tried later. One of
the ncgro men used a heavy revo!ver
diring the diffictlty. firing it many
A girl who is a brilliant conversa
tiona!Lst should talk to herself if she
wants an apprecative audience.
WM ER B
1, for we have th
so low that your
t a neat set of R<
anteed and non(
S, $HELLS AN
rid buy a complE
ias hunt. It wi
S, HORSE BLANI
(TRA BUGGY TOP!
est stock ol
V H I P:
ove goods at price
in the longrun, for their points
horse. the Syracuse improve
i Best Prepared
our friends and yourself an .inj
iouse, your health and your mc
it at lowest pric
ickory Wagons ii
>nl, buggy or a new set of harne
re always looking to suit your
i want, we have some money sa
our headquarters . We are al,
M M TR T
NOTICE OF ELECT..ON.
Notice is hereby given that an elec
tion will he held on Tuesday, the 13th
of Decembr. 1904. in Council
Chamber. in the Town of Newberry,
S. C.. for Mayor and Aldermen of
the said Town to serve for one year.
Polls will be opened at 8 o'clock a.
in.. andx will close at 6 p. m. The fol
owing nanied persons will serve as
managers of election: E. P. Brad
lev. W. M. Shackleford, and W. R.
By order of the Town Council.
T. 0. Stewart.
C. & T. T. C. N.
O S your
e most complete
table cutlery to
- table will not be
>gers 1847 goods
ite hunting outfit
11 cost you less
:ETS, LAP ROBES
- Sa w!
slower than else
wear longer, beams are stronger
the land and makes heavy work
Paint Still Leals,
ustice if you dont paint with best
>ney. Give us a call.
es, always fresh
ss, you cant afford to buy before
leeds and can suit you no mat
vers for you you should not miss.
gvays glad to see you.