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The Movements of Many People,
Newberrians and Those Who
Mr. W. Y. Fair has returned from
Mr. J. R. Davidson went to Colum
Mr. C. S. Monteith, of Columbia, is
Mr. J. C. Armstrong, of Sumter,
i; in Newberry.
Mr. J. A. Blackwelder went to Co
Mr. J. R. Scurry, of Chappells, was
in the city yesterday.
Mr. S. S. Birge, of Prosperity, was
the city on yesterday on business.
Mr. Ernest Lane, of the county, is
keeping books for E. M. Evans & 1
Mr. C. E. Fant, of Darlington, for
-merly of Newberry, is visiting his
relatives in this city.
Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Timmerman, of 1
Dysons, are visiting relatives and
friends in the city.
Mr. P. S. Carlock, who for several
months has been giving very efficient
service as engineer at the power
house, will return to Atlanta on Mon
VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
Practically no cotton is coming in
to Newberry. The farmers are
holding hard and fast what they
The delicious home made candy is
still being made fresh every few days,
and is on sale at W. P. Smith's. Pur
Amohg the names of the clerks of
the engrossidg department at Co
lumbia is noted the name of'H. C.
Summer, Jr.,' of Newberry.
'And the heavens were o'ercast
with clouds, and the rain fell." And
J. A. Mimnaugh showed his apprecia
tiQn of the fitness of things by dis
Itp thing at his store front but
umbrellas and overshoes.
Jesse; Eichelberger and Robert1
Porterfield, both colored, were <
brought 'before the mayor on Wed
nesday and .fined two dollars each<
for gambling. The boys had been
caught in a-crap game.
Hair & Havird are speedily pro
gre.ssing in their work of closing out
their present-'stock at cost in order to
ma.ke room for the spring stock. The
liAe of goods now on hand comprises
some of the v-ery latest material and
designs, and many unusual bargains
it is reported that some person or
persons. fired with a pistol or gun into
the store of Tobe Teague, colored,
on Weilnesday night, which place of
business is located on upper Main
street. No one was injured. The1
police have been making a rigid and
prompt investigation, and it is be-1
lieved that they are now ready to
make out a case against the person
who is alleged to have done the
* The degree of LL. D. was conferr
ed upon Chief Justice YE J. Pope, of
Newberry, and upon President J. A.
B. Scherer, of Newberry college, dur
ing the exercises incident upon the
celebration of the centennial of South
A True Bill.
The federal grand jury in Columbia
has found a true bill against Thomas
C. Singleton, of Newberry. charged
with sending obscene letter or letters
through the mail. The letter on
which the charge was made is al-1
leged to have been mailed at New
berry and addressed to a person at1
United States Marshal J. R. Dav
idson, who made the arrest, has been
in Columbia this week on matters
relating to the case.
Failure fails as strenously as suc-1
-When some men lose money they
employ.a lawyer--and lose some
Annual Meeting of Stockholders,
Election of Officers, and Other
Matters Attended To.
The regular annual meeting of the
tockholders of the National Bank of
Newberry was held on Tuesday, and
was followed by a meeting of the
board of directors, the personal of
which remains the same as last year.
Because of the retiring of Ca4hier T.
3. Duncan, whose many years of ef
icient and faithful service to the in
titution have only been terminated
)y advancing age, some changes were
nade in the officers of the bank. Mr.
W. A. Carlisle, of course, remains
)resident; Assistant Cashier J. W. M.
3immons was made cashier; Book
Keeper F. N. Martin was made assis
:ant cashier; and Collector R. L. Tar
-ant was made book-keeper. It has
iot yet been decided who will fill
:he position left vacant by Mr. Tar
-ant's promotion. The bank con
:inues in its usual and established
The directors of the Commercial
>ank held their meeting Wednesday
norning, Mr. J. Y. McFall, who
or a number of years was book
ceeper for Summer Brothers, has
>een elected assistant cashier in the
)ank and Mr. Herman Wright, book
ceeper and collector, with Hunt,
-Iunt & Hunter, attorneys.
The Commercial bank is in a very
)rosperous condition. A semi-an
iual dividend of 4 per cent. on a cap
tal stock of $5o,ooo has been declar
:d. The following very efficient
-entlemen are officers and directors:
ino. M. Kinard, president; Dr. 0. B.
dayer, vice-president; Z. F. Wright,
:ashier. L. W. Floyd, A. J. Gibson,
xeo. S. Mower, P. C. Smith, Geo. W.
5ummer, W. H. Hunt.
OLD FARMER HOPKINS.
rank S. Davidson a Clever and Fn
ished Act. --An Unusually
Frank S. Davidson, in the title role
)f Old Farmer Hopkins, delighted a
arge Newberry audience on Wednes
lay night. Davidson is a finished
ctor and a clever comedian. A man
)f his ability, by the way, deserves a
)etter support than was given him
y the rest of the company. The
ntire play, however, was good and
was much enjoyed by all. The work
f the orchestra created much favor
Lble comment on every side. If the
~ompany returns to Newberry in the
uture it will be assured of a hearty
OR RUNNING BLIND TIGER.
lase Will Come Up Before Mayor
This Morning-Win Be Tried
Under Town Ordinance.
The case of R. P. Casey, charged
w'ith selling liquor in the town of
i1ewberry, will be brought before the
nayor for trial this morning. Aside
rom the state legislation covering
his offense, there is a town ordinance
gainst it also, and under this latter
he defendant will be tried.
The ordinance reads, in part, that
It shall be unlawful for any person,
irnm or corporation to sell any spiri
uos, vinous or malt liquors, in any
juantity, within the corporate limits
>f the town. of Newerry, S. C., ex
:ept as provi<ded by the state dis
Viss Myrtie Schumpert to Wed Mr.
C. E. Bell.
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Abney
schumpert announce the engagement
f their daughter, Myrtie Abney, to
~dr. Charles Erle Bell, of Augusta,
la. The wedding to occur early in
Board of Health Meeting.
A meeting of the board of health
vas held on Wednesday night. New
>erry continues to b~e laudibly free
rom smallpox, but as a preventive
neasure the compulsory vaccination
roes on. The health officer has been
lirected to place under arrest all wvho
-efuse to be vaccinated. The work
f rendering the people immune is
.teadily progressing, and it is stated
hat about forty per cent. of the en
ire population have undergone the
Judge a man by what he says and
Swmman by what she don't say.
RSEULUTIONS OF ESTEEM
On the Retiring From Active Service
of Cashier T. S. Duncan, of the
National Bank of New
Whereas Mr. T. S. Duncan has
been connected with the National
Bank of Newberry, S. C., ever since
its organization in 1871, first as assis
tant cashier and for more than twen
ty years as cashier; and where as he
has been uniformly courteous, faith
ful, and efficient in the discharge of
his duties; and whereas his high
character and integrity as well as
his fidelity to duty have caused us
to entertain for him the highest re
gard and esteem; and whereas after
I these many years of . active service
he feels impelled by his advancing
years and feeble health to shortly re
tire from his official connection with
this bank, now be it resolved, by the
board of directors of the National
Bank of Newberry, S. C.:
i. That we recognize the great
value of his services, covering
so long a period of time, and hereby
testify to his high character and
faithful service as an officer of this
2. That, in this severance of our
official relations, we desire to place
on our records our appreciation of
him as a man and as an officer.
3. That we assure him that he car
ries with him, in his retirement, our
our best wishes And the hope that he
may be spared yet many years.
4. That a copy of these resolutions
be furnished Mr. Duncan by our sec
retary, and also the Newberry Her
ald and The Observer.
Several Delightful Entertainments
During the Past Few
Miss Vinnie May Wilson gave a
beautiful eat in honor of Miss Lil
lian Fitzmaurice, of Columbia, last
Thursday evening. The following
young people enjoyed Miss Wilson's
hospitality: Miss Fitzmaurice, Miss
Ellie Huiet, Miss Dorothy Huiet,
Miss Neville Pope, Miss Bessie Gil
der, Miss Thyra Schumpert, Miss
Bessie Carlisle, Miss Gertrude Car
wile, Miss Douschka Martin, Miss
Ola Wilson; Dr. Kennerdy M-.srs.
Fred. H. Dominick, Wilbur Huiet,
Olin Cannon, Smith Langford, Zack
Wright, John Mayes, Dr. Eberhardt,
Mr. Odel Duncan, Dr. McMaster,
Mr. T. M. Wilson.
Miss Bessie Gilder entertained the
Young Ladies Euchre club Satur
day afternoon at 3:30. Among her
guests w~ere Miss Maude Langford,
Mrs. Germany, of Columbia; Mrs.
Spearman. Mrs. Frank Hunter, Miss
Ashley. of Augusta. Ga.: Miss Neville
Pope. Miss Thyra Schumpert. Miss
Fannie May Carwile, Miss Maude
Fant. Miss Sara Pope, Miss Bessie
Simmons, Miss Carrie Mayes, Mrs.
P. E. Scott, Miss Cora Dominick,
Miss Laura Bowman, Mrs.B. E. Tay
lor. Miss Lanius. of York, Penn.,
Miss Clara Langford.
Miss Maude Langford entertained
a few friends at a beautiful card par
ty Tuesday evening at eight o'clock.
Miss Langford's guests were Miss
Lanius, of York, Penn.; Mrs. B. E.
Taylor, of Florida; Miss Bessie Gil
der, Miss Laura Bowman, Miss Myr
tie Schumpert, Miss Thyra Schum
pert, Miss Maude Fant, Miss Neville
Pope, Mrs. Germany, of Columbia;
Miss Clara Langford and Messrs
W. B. Seabrook, Charlie P. Pelham,
L. G. Eskridge, Smith Langford,
Robert Mayes, Z. F. Wright, Cald
well Fant, R. E. Taylor, Raymond
Fellers, Herman 'Wright.
There is no miracle in true doc
Human life is like the dew of the
The fallen blossom never returns
to the branch.
There is no shore to the bitter sea
of Birth and Death.
Never let go the reins of the wild
colt of the heart.
One confession effaces the sins of
even three years.
Only by reason of having died does
one enter into life.,
With one hair of a woman you can
tether even a great elephant.
Even the eouching of sleeves in
passing is caused by some relation in
The Coming and Going of the Peo- 4
ple of a Live and Progres
Prosperity, S. C. January 12.-Mr.
J. C. H. Ranch, a prominent citizen
of Saluda county, was in town Mon- 1
Mr. H. Kempson was in town I
Tuesday shaking hands with his
Mrs. C. M. Tollison, of Belton, S.
C., and Miss Minnie Hutto, of
Orangeburg have been visiting Mr.
A. H. Hawkins.
Mrs. H. Cousins and Miss Cromer I
were visiting in town Monday. I
Mrs. P. H. Quattlebaum and son I
Jarrell have arrived and will make I
their home with Mrs. Quattlebaum's
son, Mr. J. D. Quattlebaum, of our
town. -Mrs. Quattlebaum is from
Zoar, Ga. We welcome them to our
own and trust their stay may be long i
The greatest attraction of the Ly-<
ceum course here will be given in the I
city hall on Tuesday, January 17th.
The Anderson Reohr company is
very highly recommended and a treat i
is in store for all who attend. I
The program is the finest put out I
by the Alkohest system. Go and en
)y a rare treat to be found only in
thcir musical entertainment.
Miss Alma Hartman spent a couple i
of days with Miss Lizzie Hawkins
the past week.
Mr. Clarence Wise, of Newberry is
visiting Mr. A. Birge Wise this week.
Mr. Herman Werts, formerly of
The Herald and News force is now
with the Prosperity Stock company.
Misses Lula and Lena Moseley,
Miss Frances Rawl, Mrs. C. T.
Wyche and Mr. Jas. C. Schumpert at
tended "Lohengrin" Monday night. I
Miss Lena Moseey will give an At I
Home to the Jolly Dozen Friday
evening. A "jolly" time is in store
for all who attend.
Mr. J. Y. Thompson has moved
into the house vacated *.y Mr. J. A.
Mr. D. M. B. Livingston has moved
to town and is now with Messrs.
Miss Mattie, daughter of J. P.
Harmon, Esq., has entered the Pros
perity graded school, and will make
her home with her uncle, W. P. B.
Dr. Dominick, who has had charge
of the smallpox cases near town
informs me that all the cases are well
and that there wvill be no more un
less they are brought in from else
where. There is no danger now and
never has be,:n in town.
Mrs. B. WV. Boozer, who has been
sick for quite a long time. we are glad
to say, is convalescing and is able to
Mr. P. L. Langford. of Pregnall's,
will succeed Mr. D. M. Langford as
agent of the Southern at this place,
Asa. Mr. P. L. Langford's son, is as
sisting here until his father comes.
Mr. A. H. Hawkins is confined to
his room this week. He wvill be out
in a few days..
Owing to the bad weather news is
scarce with us this week.
Lincoln's Account of a Stingy Man.
"Did you ever hear Mr. Lincoln's
lightning-rod story?" asked Speaker
Cannon of some friends who were]
spinning yarns. 'Well, it's a good
"Mr. Lincoln said he had attended
meeting t a country church where
one of the stingiest creatures on
God's foot-stool went through the
make-me-good idea he was worship
ping the Savior. The minister asked
for a free contribution to enable the
church fathers to buy a lightening-<
rod for the edifice.
"'Surely you are willing to lend I
to the Lord,' said the minister. 'Is
He not the owner of the cattle on a
thousand hills? Will He not re
"That was the chance of the old1
miser :o get in his work by giving a.
reason for not contributing. Rising]
in his seat, he said:
"'You say the Lord is the owner
of the cattle on. a thousand hills.
Then why can't He sell some of the
cattle and buy a lightening-ro?'.
Some men are so wrapped up in
themselves that they fail to see how -
rapidly the world moves.I
Many a shrewd man has purchased
a gold brick in the form of exper
,ol. E. H. Aull as Chief Clerk of En
Bills Already Handled.
The engrossing department has
iever had a busier time at the open
ng of the session. Already 6o bills
iave been handed in for preparation
Lnd Wednesday the -entire force
vorked until dark.
Solicitor J. Monroe Johnson, of
Aarion, is at the head of this "fifth
vheel" of the legislature. He has
:onducted the engrossing department
or several years. The other solici
ors present are: J. K. Henry, of
'hester, Julius E. Boggs, of Pickens,
jeo. Bell Timmerman of Lexington,
Iames E. Davis, of Barnwell, and Jno.
;. Wilson, of Manning. Mr. E. H.
kull, of Newberry, is the chief clerk
Lnd handles the "copy" in a manner
The clerks from the respective cir
:uits appointed by the respective so
Miss Irene Platt. of Orangeburg,
drs. Esther F. Jenkins, of Barnwell;
io appointment from third circuit;
diss Anna E. Miles, of Marion, Miss
I.ula Fletcher, of Kershaw; Mrs.
Zose Patton Hoke, of Spartanburg;
diss Lillian Verner, of Walhalla.
Che ,additional clerks are Miss Ar
nida Moses, of Sumter; Miss Epp
3lake, of Spartanburg; T. H. Peeples,
)f Barnwell; C. H. Foster, of Union,
Lnd H. C. Summer, Jr., of Newberry.
Nell-Yes, he kissed me last night,
)ut he was around today to explain.
Ie said he was sorry, that he was
>nly an apology for a man, but he
oved me and that was the only way
ie could show it.
Nell-Well, I accepted the apolo
Gunner-so she has refused you
mn account of your poverty?
Guyer-She has, indeed.
Gunner-Perhaps there is another
'Richmond in the field."
Guyer-No; there is another rich
nan in the field.
He who shies at a ghost is afraid'
Many a politician's pull is from a
3entennial Celebration of South Car
Accolmt of the celebration of
south Carolina college. Columbia, S.
.. January 8th-roth. the C., N. & L.,
'ailroad offers reduced rates to Co
umbia and retur'i at $i-54. Tickets
>n sale January 7th, 8&h, and 9th,
rood to return January irth.
Parties wishing to take advantage
>f this low rate can spend the day
n the Capitol, leaving Newberry at
k:35 A. M., returning leave Colum
>ia at 5:00 P. M., These trains arrive
.nd depart from Gervais street. For
ickets and information call o:i J.
V. Denning, Agent.
'OR SALE-Three-fourths acre of
land owned by Reuben Boozer.
Bounded by lands Mrs. Franklin,
Alfred and Geo. Wilson and Mrs.
M. P. Livingstone. First Monday
in February. Apply to Reuben
Boozer for particulars.
The people know that when A. C.
~ones has a clearance sale that he
l~er just what he advertises to do.
qOTICE-Hereafter the Farmers'
Oil mill will gin only on Friday. J.
H. Wicker, Manager.
The greatest sale of the year is to
>egin at A. C. Jones on January 12.
WONEY TO LOAN-We negotiate
loans on improved farm lands at
seven p'e'r c'ent. interest on amounts
over one thoisan~d dollars, and
eight'per- en:' interest on amounts
le.than $1.ooo. Long time and
easy payments. Hunt. Hunt &
Shoes. H ats. Caps. Pants. Under
var and WVinter Gloves at whole