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The Movements of Many People
Newberrians and Those Who
Miss Gussie Kibler, of Atlanta, for
merly of this city, is in Newberry
for the holidays.
Mr. Charles P. Pelham is in th(
city. He has made a practically
complete recovery from his recent ac
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Eddy speni
Sunday with relatives in Jalapa.
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Galloway and
son, of Columbia, are visiting rela
tives in Newberry.
Miss Louisa McIntosh, of Darling
ton, is visiting friends and relatives
in the city.
Mr. Thomas H. Pope, who is
studying medicine in Charleston, is
home for the holidays.
Mr. Thos. Graham. of Columbia, is
visiting relatives in the city.
Stenographer J. C. Tadlock, of Co
lumbia. was in Newberry on Satur
Miss Jeanne Pelham. who is at
tending the Presbyterian college in
Columbia, is home for vacation.
Dr. David L. Boozer is in Newber
rv. He has been in Columbia for
several months past.
VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
The good people of the West End
Baptist church have prepared their
pastor for a merry Christmas by a
Mr. Edward B. Houseal has been
chosen in the place of W. H. Caba
niss, resigned, as debater, and Geo.
W. Harmon takes the place of Mr.
Houseal in the oratorical contest.
The query for the March debate is:
"Resolved, That the interests of this
republic demand that the trusts be
The Sunday school of the Luther
an Church of the Redeemer is ar
ranging for a Christmas service to be
held next Sunday evening, at seven
o'clock. There will be no gifts to
the school. but an offering will be
given by the school to the orphan
age. All members of the school
are requested to meet at the church
on Wednesday afternoon, at tour
o'clock, to practice the Christmas
During the session of the mayor's
court,' on yesterday, Lillian Henry,
colored, was robbed. under the very
eves of the officers of the law, of a
purse cantaining one dollar. The
theft was no: discovered until after
the court had adjourned, and the
guilty party has not yet been caught.
All the banks in Newberry will be
closed on the Monday after Christ
mas and the Monday after New Year,
December 26, and January 2.
For some time nothing has been
needed to complete the new electric
lighting plant but the marble switch
board. This board, a magnificent
piece of mechanism, came last week
and has been in place for some days.
The societies of Smyrna church
will have a supper at the Manse, on
Monday, December 26, beginning at
three in the afternoon. Santa Claus
and his good things will -also be
there. Chicken, ham, turkey, oys
ters, and many other nice things will
be served for supper. Everybody
is invited to come.
Representing His State.
The minutes of the nin'h annual
reunion of the United Sons of Con
federates. recently held in Nashville,
Tenn.. have just been received in
Newberry. Therein it is announced
that F. H. D)ominick has been ap
pointed a member of the monumental
committee of the organization. Mr.
Dominick is the only member on tie
committee from South Carolina, and
the appointmenlt carries with it no
Claims Paid--Others Approved.
On Saturday the county of New
berry paid out between three and font
thousand dollars in claims which had
been previously approved by the
county board of commissioners.
The board also approved the bonds
of Supervisor WVicker, Clerk Gog
gans, and Superintendent of Educa
New Rubbers and Overshoes jusi
reeived at A. C. Jones'.
PGMARIA LODGE NO. 151
Meeting on Saturday Night at Peaks I
ry Masons in Attendance.
. me:ing -f Pumaria lodge, No.
151, was held at Peaks, on Saturday
night, when a number of degrees p
were conferred. a banquet was served, d
and the annual election of officers F
was held. Amity lodge, No. 87, was i n
represented by Messrs. F. H. Domi- c
nick, J. P. W.ilson, J. Claude Domi- o
nick, and J. C. Summer. A large .
company was in attendance at the e
meeting. The fellow craftsman's p)
degree was conferred on Messrs. s
Sheely and the apprentice degree on a
Mr. Conner. During the course of n
the evening addresses were made on tl
mason,c subjects by F. H. Dominick A
and others. Mr. Dominick also as- c
sisted in conferring the fellow crafts- f<
man's .degree. A fine banquet was u
served with roast turkey and oysters. c
The annual election of officers re- t!
stilted as follows: I
Worshipful Master-J. C. Swygert. L
Senior Varden-J. D. Jaco's. g
Junior Warden-Geo. S. Swygert.
Senior Deacon-J. H. Bushardt. N
Junior Deacon--J. F. Mahaffey. ej
Stewards--Messrs. Epting and Ji
Tiler-T. W. Amick. sl
Secretary-E. A. Eargle. d
Treasurer-B. F. Swittenburg. h
The Baptist Bazaar. si
The bazaar held last week by the h
ladies of the Baptist church, i.n the si
R. C. Williams store room, was a ti
decided success despite the almost a!
continual inclement weather. The t
turkey supper on the first night of o
:he affair was largely patronized and d
highly praised. The "country store" o
feature of the entertainment brought h
in large returns, as did the booth.s s<
where candy, fancy work, and other n
articles were on sale. Altogether ik
about a hundred and ninety dollars o
were taken in. and the expenses being ti
very light. most of that goodly sum c<
was realized. The ladies in charge b
were delighted with the large patron- p
age and the general success of the g
Last Week's Shows. A
After a six night engagement in u:
Newberry. the Peruchi-Gypsene com- o
pany went to Columbia on Sunday rr
morning. The company leaves be- is
hind it a nirst class reputation and p
will be well received if it ever returns a
to this city. Popular prices pre- a
vailed 4t all performances but the ex
hibitions were far above the ordinary al
for attractions of this kind. The o
two leading comedians were drama- t<
tists of real ability, and they were ti
well supported by the other members ti
of the organization. The manage- fR
ment in Newberry deserves credit for a
booking such an eminently pleasing a:
County Board Meeting. G
J. B. Hunter, clerk of the county u
board of commissioners, has an- I'
nounced that the county board of d
commissioners will hold their annual e
meeting in the office of the super- a
visor, on Thursday, January 5, 1905- e
It is requested that all persons hold
ing claim against the county will file tl
them with Mr. Hunter on or before a
the first day of January, in order that f&
they may be examined and apprg~ved.
Mr. Thomas M. WVatson, of No. '
7 township, and Miss Mamie Kelly, '
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Kelly, C
a prominent citizen of the same sec
ti!n w.~ere married at the residence of -
he bride's arents. on last Thurs
day night. by Magistrate John WN. a
Wedding Announcement. 1
The engagement of Magistrate i
- hn W. Ropp. of Number 7 town
ship, and Miss Mary Workman, ~
daghter of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Work- "
man, has been publicly announced.b
The marriage will take place on the u
twenty-eighth day of December, at Ih
8 p. in.. at the home of the bride's
Mr. Ropp has been a popular and
efiient magis:rate for a number of
years, having been elected several
tmes without opposition.C
The bride-to-be is a charming
and accomp1ished young lady
whose many friends wish her joy and
R. P. MISSION MOVEMET
,ev. W. B. Lindsay, of Memphis,:
Tenn., Addresses Congregation
Of Thompson Street
The Rev. W. B. Lindsay. of Mem
his. Tenn., was in Newberry on Sun
ay in the interest of an Associate
eformed Presbyterian mission
ovement which looks to the pur
1ase of a church lot and the erection
f a church building in the city of
emphis. An A. R. P. mission was
tablished two years ago in Mem
his and has subsequently grown in
:rength until it now has over forty
:tual communicant members ;.nd
any more who are affiliated with
ie mission by a constant attendance.
movement has been instituted to
invass the churches of the synod
)r the sum of ten thousand dollars
ith which to buy a lot and erect a
iurch, the nucleus of which will be
is little mission already established.
was for this purpose that Mr.
indsay visited . the Newberry con
At the morning service on Sunday
[r. Lindsay preached an able and
oquent sermon, taking as his text,
>hn 1:14, "And the Word was made
:sh and dwelt among us." The
)eaker said that Moses expressed a
:sire universal to all mankind when
: prayed, "Show me thy glory, Oh
od." Every man has the same de
re which prompted Moses to utter
s prayer. The heathen, in the pur
lit of this desire to see God, worship
e sun and moon and stars, do hoiii
,e to the elements. They erect al
rs in the grove or by the riverside,
r before the great rock. They ren
r homage to certain beasts or to
>jects fashioned with their own
ands-all because of a desire to
e God face to face. Enlightened
inds turn away in disgust from
ols of wood and stone, and yet in
.ir own m Is is the same desire for 1
e visability of our creator; but the ]
)ncentrated light of all the heavenly i
>dies in space would not so cora
etely destroy the beholder as the 1
[ory of that eternal presence before
hich even the seraphim cover their
ces and cry. "Holy. Holy. Holy."
nd yet our creator does not mock
. He has not placed in the breast
mankind a longing destined to re
ai unsatisfied forever. Jesus Christ
the answer to the desire and to the
~tition to know God. The Word
as made flesh and dwelt among us.
dwe beheld His glory.
Mr. Lindsay continued and dwelt
length upon the great significance
the term "word" as applied in the
,xt to the Savior. Christ revealed
ze thought that was in the mind of
ze Eternal. He was God's thought
r us, the Word made flesh. By Him
e realize something of the height
d depth and breadth of the love of
d. The statement that the Word
as made flesh simply means that
od became man, that there was a
ion without a transformation, that
vo natures dwelt in one body, two
stinct natures and one person for
-eer. It is the enexplicable mystery,
i ca only be received and accept
I through faith.
The speaker, in continuing, said
at mystery surrounded humanity in
! the walks of daily life and that
ith was the motive power and main
)ring of all action. He said there
ere three practical lessons to be de
ved from the text. The great doe
ie it expressed revealed Christ and
ade God very near to man-if
bist had never tabernacled in the
ish the world would have known
h ovah as a far-off God, a great re-1
ntless sovereign, a judge mysterious':
i terrible and cruel, a being be
md( the reach of vision-but God
as brought near to man by Christ.
Christ revealed God, then His
lo ower should hold'up Christ that
en might see God. It was an old
u. Mr. Lindsay said, that the 1
ord looked at Christ through the1
leever. The believer should hold
C hrist by a consistant life. .If one
edd as a son of the Almighty the
lent influence of his life would re-1
al the Father and the Son to men:
e y would feel the sweet influence of
e Christ and would see Him as the
heefest amonge ten thousand." as
ne altogether lovely, and the vision1
oud :ransform mankind.
C.Jones has a Christmas present1
>r every one who spends a dollar1
Open Letter From Board of Publi
Works-Relating to the New
Electric Lighting Plant.
llecausC of :he fact that complaint
xave been registered against the nex
ighting system the board of commis
-ioners has seen tit to offer an expla
nation to the inquiry concerning th
rregular lighting of the streets fo
:he past two weeks. It is as follows
Hon. Van Smith, Acting Mayor,
In reply to your inquiry concern
ng the irregular lighting of th
treets for the past two weeks. th
>oard can only say that the same ha
Cen unavoidable. In making
:omplete change in the entire light
ng plant of the city, there were tw<
flans to adopt, the simplest, easiest
md cheapest plan was to remove thi
>ld plant and then put in the new,
I'his would have necessitated the cit:
iaving no lights at all for ten days o:
:wo weeks. The other plan. whicl
ias been the one adopted, was to re
>lace the old machinery by the new
>y piecemeal. This plan has enable<
:he superintendent to install the nev
>lant, without the house lightint
rystem having been interfered witl
!or a single night, with a little incon
-enience to the public as possible, an<
s now in such state of completion a!
eads us to hope that with this week
dl inconveniences and annoyance
rom the change will have ceased. an<
he new system will be in a conditioz
:o give satisfactory service.
We can only call your attention t<
:he fact, that irregularities in th<
ighting of the city. during thi
:hange of plant, were a necessity, at
endant upon this change. and w<
rust that all the citizens will mak,
dlowances for temporary discom
orts, coming from this cause.
With the beginning of the nev
rear. the board hopes the city wil
ave in full operation an electri<
ighting plant, with power and capac
ty sufficient to allow any increase ii
he. house lighting system that ma,
)e needed. as well as to supply sucl
idditional street lamps as the mean:
)f the city may justify her in plac
ng in the streets.
C. E. Summer,
W. F. Ewart,
Board of Public Works
Chuistmnas Tree at Zion.
There will be a Christmas tree
vith accompanying interesting exer
:ises, at Zion church, on Monday, 26
he day after Christmas. The pub
.ic is cordially invited to attend th
:xercises. Anyone who sees fit t<
io o may bring such presente as h<
-r she chooses. A very pleasaint an<
:.oyable ente.rtainment is expectec
Postmaster Ropp Resigns.
John W. Ropp has resigned fron
-is position as postmaster at 0O<
Tori, and H. B. Lindsay has bee1
ippointed his successor. Mr. RopI
esigned because of the fact that h
ias been recently nominated for mag
strate, and he conceives that thi
tate constitution prohibits him- fron
iolding the two offices at the sami
Invit'ations are out announcing th
narriage of Miss Lula B. Halfacre
laughter of Mr. and Mrs. Perry Half
cre, to Mr. Geo. K. Wicker. Th
xeding will take place on Wednes
lay evening, December a8, at hal
aSt six o'clock, at the home of thi
ries parents in Newberry.
To Christmas Shippers.
Ship your Christmas presnts by th
Soutern Express company. whici
)rwardls express packages 16 al
arts of the country. The follow
g suggestions are offered in orde
hat every package may reacg its des
inaton in good time andl order:
All packages of freight or merchan
lise should be properly packed s<
hat all such ordinary handling, a
ackages must have in transportation
vill not result in :he breakage of th<
ontents. A\ll packages should b<
el tied, and should be plainly mark
dl with a marking brush or strong
a.. or a label printed or written with
lain black ink, and pasted on th<
ackage. If there are any ol
narks on a package they should b<
:horoughly obliterated. No pack
ige should be sent to the express of
NEWS FROM PROSPERITY.
(Continued from First Page.)
! n1'.right and think back to one year
: s we ee many. very many changes.
.aIv rf our friends and acquain
tanceS have passcd into the great be
y nd, whither we too are swif:ly trav
litn %%. Who of us that will partake
of the Christmas cheer this year will
be here at the next one. What is
r the record of the past year, 'and all
the vears of our lives. As volume
after volume of the book of your life
is laid on the shelf of eternity what
- will be the tale it will tell when it is
opened in eternity. We can say
farewell to the old year with its suc
cesses. its failures. it trials, its trou
i bles, and its joys, and resolutely turn
our faces to the hopeful future. As
we come to that great and glorious
anniversary of the time when angels
sang, "Glory to God in the highest
and on earth; peace, good will to
r men," it behooves us to re-echo the
glad refrain. "Good will to men."
I We should be thankful for all the
good gifts that come from our heav
enly father's hand. The sunshine,
I the rain, waving fields, beautiful
flowers, ripening grain, are all the
r gift of His hand, and is meant to
1 teach us to love Him and our fellow
man. Let us thank him for bless
I ings past and pray for future mer
cies, ever striving to do with our
might what qer hands find to do.
Ever remembering that it is ours to
I do and His to give the increase. With
thankful hearts let us go forth to the
tasks that await us. Wishing each
and every reader a merry Christmas
and happy new year we await the
coming of Kris Kingle, Santa Claus,
and St. Nicholas.
50 Acres good farm land for rent.
lMost of it situate within the cor
porate limits of Town of New
- berry. Apply to 0. B. Mayer,
President Newberry Real Estate
Owing to important business out of
town my bakery will be closed dur
ing the week betwee'n Christmas
and New Year. E. C .Sonnen
FOR RENT-A desirable seven
room Cottage on Harrington street,
place conveniently situated and in
good repair. For particulars, apply
Herald and News office.
ARMOUR'S GUANO AND ACID,
for wh4eat and oats. Mosely Bros.
Grain Drills and Harrows Cheap.
J . W. White, Newberry, S. C.
fice with two marks thereon, even
though both marks should read alike.
One mark is enough. If there are
two places of the same name in the
same state, always put the name of
the county on the package. When
you send a package to a city always
give the full address of the consignee.
the number of the house and the
name of the street.. It is always well'
to send a letter of advice by United
States mail, notifying the consignee
that you have sent a package by ex
press. Do not pack in the same box one
class of matter that might injure an
other class. Remember that glass
will not carry without breakage un
less it is properly packed. If you
send a glass of jelly in a package of
nice dIress goods, and the glass
breaks, you spoil the goods. Do
not put any money or valuables
whatever in a freight package. The
way :o ship money is to put it in a
package by itself and take a money
receipt for it. otherwvise the company
is not responsible. When shipping
packags, alwvays tell the receiving~
clerk what the value is, so that such
care may be given it as its value may
req;nire. Great care shoulid be taken
to see that. every package is plainly
and durably addressed. Be careful
to see that the mark is so that it can
not be lost. Always mark the num
ber andI street to show the address
f the consignee. Packages should
always bear the address of the ship
per in the lower left-hand corner.
ewelry, money, and tobacco-tags
;mtbesealed. All packages must
)e well packed. tied with twine,
markedl and addressed whe.n present
ed forr Thipment. The receiving cler
will not have time to accommodat
you by packing your goods.
I W. S. Langford.
Agent Sothern Express Co.