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NEWS OF PROSPERITY.
Sayings And Doings Of The People
Of Newberry's Sister City.
Prosperity, Feb. 2-At a joint meet
ing of Grace and Mt. Tabor churches
the Rev. W. A. Lutz tendered his
resignation as pastor to take effect on
Well, the temperature fell way
down last week. i i degreese in th
shade(?) Ugh! how we shivered and
Hon. Arthur Kibler was in town
one day last week.
H. McD. Miller, Esq., of Saluda
county, spent a few hours in town
last Saturday shaking hands with his
friends. He is well pleased with Sa
An infant of Mr. Geo. Cromer was
buried in Prosperity cemetery last
Mrs. Calmes returned from her very
pleasant visit to Chester on Saturday.
Mr. W. P. Pugh met with quite a
painful accident last Saturday. While
driving a pair of mules, the lines gave
way and the mules became unman
ageble. Mr. Pugh was thrown out
and his shoulder was painfully hurt
and bruised. He is resting easily at
Miss Eunice Halfacre returied to
Newberry on Monday after a pleasant
visit to Prosperity and Miss Annie
May Bedenbaugh's at Kiblers.
Hon. J. D. Sheldon, a representative
from Oconee county, came up from
Columbia Saturday and spent Sunday
with his sister, Mrs. J. B. Fellers, of
St. Lukes. He returned to Columbia.
and his duties on Monday.
Ernest Roland, the four month's'
old son of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Wick
er, of St. Philips, was laid to rest in
the cemecery at that church last Sun
day. Services by Rev. P. H. E. Der
Mrs.; P. C. Singley and son, Mower,
had a pleasant visit to Mrs. Ella Bed
baugh, of St. Pauls.
Mrs. D. W. T. Kibler, mother oi
Mrs. John A. Simpson, has moved to
our town and will make her home
with. Mrs. Simpson.
Mr. J. W. Kibler, of Messrs. Kib
ler & Co., was in town on Tuesday.
Mr. Malcolm Cook, of our town,
who has been with Kibler & Co., as
traveling salesman, but has now gone
with Mr. A. E. King, was in town this
C. A. Stewart, Esq., has been ap
S pointed agent of the Southern at
Prosperity, S. C., and entered upon
his duties on February i. Mr. Stew
art will move his family here. We
extend Mr. Stewart a cordial wel
Mr. Eugene Werts has been in towvn
for the past day or two meeting his
many friends in this section.
Today, Februiary 2, is ground hog
day. All who are familiar with the
story of the ground hog will watch
to see if he will be able to see his
. shadow. All who do will in all prob
ability wish it to be cloudy. We
heard one gentleman say he hoped the
hog would see his shadow and that
we would have such bad weather that
it would delay and make the crops
late. He said it would be worth two
cents a pound on cotton, if it was
a late season. Lookout for the
ground hog today and let us hope
that he will be able to do something
for the low pr.ice of cotton.
Mrs. C. F. Lathaan 'and children, of
Little Mountain,'are visitinig relatives
ii: town this week.
Much machinery is being bought in
our section. Two saw mills, two or
-three shingle mills and a }ot of other
machin.ery . have. been sold here the
past month. -
The recitai by Mrs. Browne's pu
pils last Friday night was a very en
joyable affair. Every seat in the city
hail was filled and quite a number
could only find standing room. Ev
eryone, of* the 'performers. acquitted
themselves with honor to themselves
and credit to thei pains-taking teach
er. - -
Mr. J. jC. Schumaert is. visiting rela
tives in Xtlanta this week.
__ Miss Erin Kohn cape ome Friday
ands ntthe night "wih her parents.
MM n&:M:PatKerhnedy returned
Id and NewsI
to Due West on Monday. Mrs. Ken
nedy's little sister, May. accompa!
Dr. R. C. Kibler will return to At
lanta next week. Dr. Kibler has bece;
with us for the past five or six months
as a seed buyer for Messrs Cook Bro.,.
Mr. J. M. Cook is spending a few
days at home tiis week.
Mr. P. S. Cook, of Columbia, is on
a visit to the old home this week.
Asa Langford, Jr., is at home sick
this week. He is assistant to his fath
er at 1regnalls.
Mrs. Dr. Wyche will entertain the
Sorosis on Friday evening, February
Miss Della Bowers gave an at home
on Wednesday evening in honor of
Mrs. E. S. Hartman, of Atlanta. Miss
Bowers entertained in behalf of the
Sorosis and the Jolly Dozen.
Miss Lula Moseley entertained the
Jolly Dozen this afternoon.
Miss Ethel Paysinger, of Hartford,
is visiting her grand-father, Capt. H.
S. Boozer, and her aunt, Mrs. J. P.
Mrs. E. S. Hartman, of Atlanta, is
visiting Mrs. L. S. Bowers this week.
Mrs. W. A. Moseley and Mrs. F. E.
Schumpert have returned from a
pleasant visit to Columbia.
Mr. S. D. Duncan now has the
agency for the People's Laundry of
Miss Ida Turnipseed, of Columbia,
is visiting Mrs. J. H. Hunter this
Mr. J. A. Counts is improving from
his sickness and will be out in a few
Mr. A. S. Rhoden. of Johnston, has
been on a visit to Mr. A. G. Wise the
Australian Slot Machine.
The English newspapers report a
new application in Australia of the
principle of. the coin-in-the-slot. ma
chine, stating that if a stamp cannot
be purchased convenienly it will be
possible in the future to drop a letter
into one orifice of a postal box and a
penny into a second orifice, and the
words "One penny paid" will be
found impressed on the envelope
when the box is opened by the post
office authorities, thereby secui-ing
the transmission of the letter.
Limping at the Horse Show.
N. Y. American.
Wife-There was a man around to
day selling tehe big brass burglar
alarm bells to pt on the front of the
house, so I ordered one.
Husband-What! You know we
havn't anythiny worth stealing.
Wife-I know that, but it will
make the neighbors thinks we have.
In crossing the ocean a father and
son both became very seasick. The
father recovered quickly, but the son
was so exhausted with trhe attack
that he sank into a state of apathy,
from' which it seemed impossible to
The steamer physician, thinking he.
would try a sudden shock, said: "I
have bad news for you. Your father
The son, raising his expressionless
eyes to the doctor, replied, "Lucky
Notice is hereby given that we the
undersigned composing the Board of
Jury Commissioners for Newberry
County, State of South Carolina, will
on the 27th day of January 1905, at
nine o'clock A. M., in the office of the
Clerk of Court for said County, open
ly and publicly, draw thirty-six Ju
rors to serve as Petit Jurymen at the
February. term of Court of Common
Pleas for Newberry County, beginning
February 13th .1905 and continuing
Jno. L. .Epps,
- ~ Win. W. Cramer,
* Jno. C. Goggans.
The greatest serie- 01 autoinobile
races ever held in this counrv has
iust been brought to a close on the
beach track in Flurida. Nearly every
race was a record-breaker.
After many days of silence the fed
eral grand jury has at last turned in
three indictments in connection with
the investigation of 'che land frauds
which, it is alleged, have been per
petrated upon the United States gov
ernment. The first indictment is
against Senator Mitchell, and others.
Many persons will be implicated in
Amity Lodge, No. 87, A. F. .
A regular communication of Amity
Lodge, No. 87, A. F. M., will be held
next Monday evening at 7 o'clock in
Masonic Hall. Visiting brethren cor
GEO. S MOWER, W. M.
J. H. M. KINARD, z ecretary.
Dr. R. M. Kennedy,
Newberry, - - S. C.
OVER NATIONAL BANK.
For Sale by
C. H. CANNON.
When the Bundle Comes Back
WITH EVERY PIECE, PURE,
SWEET, SPOTLESS, WHITE,
WELL WASHED, NICELY
STARCHED, NEATLY IRONED
AND NOTHING TORN.
You Are Well Pleased.
THAT'S JUST THE KIND OF
The Newberry Steam Latndry Co.
CAN'T WE CALL FOR YOUR
BUNDLE AND DELIVER IT
Business, Home, Lands or
Farm, Stocks, Bonds,
Mortgages or Notes,
Bought and Sold.
- Business, home, land, stock, bonds,
farm, or mortgag, no matter where
located, we will u or sell. If we did
not have the facilit'es and ability to
buy, sell or rent your property, we
certainly could not afford to be in busi
ness. Our methods of intelligently ad
vertising cost us a neat little sum.
We must sell, or rent, or go out of
business, but to be real frank about it,
we are in the business to stay a while
whether we sell or not; we have money
to loan and we are making more every
day. Our commissions amount to a
much neater sum.
Dealing through other agents or
branch houses throughout the country,
we place your property or wants in the
hands of 3,000 energet'c men who are
constantly looking out for you. We
can find a purchaser for every house,
lot, stock, bond, or mortgage that you
may have for sale, it makes no maJgter
where locat d, or what it is worth:
We give a partial list of property in
Newberry, S. C. for sale:
$8,000 Store on Main street.
300 Brick making machine.
9,000 Handsome home with six acres
650 Cute home for young couple.
3,500 Elegant house and lot, four blocks
2,000 Entire block, two houses, right
1,200 Cash. Five room house, an ideal
800 Four room cottage, half mile.
69000 New house and ten acres land,
one mile from town.
1,100 Will buy a nice home for newly
1,400 House adlot, only two blocks
We have Eve good families who want
We have Bank stock that pays 3i
semi-annually for 120.
We have stocks at and below paL
If there is anything under the sun
you want you better consult us, werne
the only pepewho keep in close toueh
Long ditacetelephone -No. 200.
Call or write today.
ROWLAND G. SPEARMAN & CO.
SPECIAL INDUCEMENTS--RURAL TELEPHONES.
A WAY IJADE POSSIBLE FOR
Every Farmer in Newberry County to Have a Telephone.
HAVE YOU EVER THOUGHT?
How many hours out of each day you could save yourself,
your family and your horses by having a telephone?
Have you ever calculated how many minutes you might save
in case of emergency, sickness, or business?
Do you really beieve a telephone at your farm would save
you money? It will. Listen!
Think of the dollars you might save by being in close touch
with the markets.
It will save several dollars each month by avoiding needless
trips to town.
It will order repairs idstantly when your machines break down.
It will get a doctor on a moment's notice and may be save a
loved one's life.
It will keep away insolent tramps and prowling burglars.
It will keep you informed as to the weather predictions upon
It will get the election returns as soon as they are in.
Surely you can conceive of the pleasure to be derivee *:om
having in your home immediate communication with the homes
of your neighbors though situated miles away.
It will do your visiting and make your social calls without
you having to "dress up" and take a long, dusty, heated or
If you have any "old boys" it will marry them off for you. It
puts them within speaking distance of the best and prettiest
girls in the world.
Can you imagine anything more delightful than talking with
your lover over a good telephone?
It speaks all the different languages known to human tongue.
Progressive farmers living in the country are installing tele
phones in their homes, and in the near future every cultivator
will have a direct means of -communication with the outside
We are going to place a telephone in every house in the
town and county of Newberry, if you will only let us. Call and
see me, or write at once for information.
The Southern Bell Telephone & Telegraph Co.,
ROWLAND G. SPEA3MAN, Manager,
Office-Main and Caldwell Streets.
HUDGENS BROS., LAURENS, S. C
Foundry and Machine Shops,
MAN UFACTURERS OF
Anvils, Ar.dirons, Sash Weights, Cane Millsr
Ventilators, Washers, Grate Bars.
Special Castings Made to Order.
Cotton Mill Castings A Specialty.
We repair Engines, Boilers, Gins,
Theshers, and all Machinery.
MAIL OBDERS RECEIVE OUR PROMPT ATTENTION
THE SOUTH'S GREA TEST SYSTEM.
UNEXCELLED -DINING CAR SERVICE.
THROUGHjPUJLLMAN SLEEPING CARS ON ALL THROUJe
CONVENIENT SCHEDULES ON ALL LOCAL TRAINS.
WINTER TOURISTS' RATES are now in effect to all PlesMa
For full information as t% rates, routes, ete.; consult nearest Souihua
Railway Ticket Agent, or
R. W. HUNT, Division Passengur Agemt,