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The Movements of Many People,
Newberrians and Those Who
Mr. and Mrs. B. M. Havird have re
turned from a trip co Florida.
Mr. L. W. Floyd has returned from
The Rev. George A. Wright went
to Columbia yesterday.
Miss Carrie W. Sondley. of Charlot
te, is visiting in Newberry.
Mrs. E. C. Hutchinson and children.
of Camden, are %isiting relatives in
Mrs. George S. Mower and Mrs. T.
C. Pool spent Wednescday in Coluni
Miss Helen Smith has returned to
Winthrop college after a short visit
to her parents.
Mr. J. R. Scurry of Chappells, was
in Newberry on Wednesday in at
tendance up'on the meeting of the
county board of directors of the dis
Miss Ida Turnipseed, who has been
visiting friends Z.nd relatives in New
berry for several weeks, is now visit
ing her cousin, Mrs. J. H. Hunter, in
Miss Lillian Glenn went to Colum
bia to accompany home her father,
Mr. James F. Glenn, who, it is grati
fying to state, is improving in health.
Mr. Glenn returned to Newberry yes
VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
The Daughters of the Confederacy
will meet with Mrs. 0. McR. Holmes
this afternoon at 4 o'clock.
The fines in the mayor's court for
the month of January aggregated
The Ladies' Aid Society of the Luth
eran Church of the Redeemer will
meet with Mrs. Nannie Fox on Tues
day afternoon at 3:30 o'clock.
All people liable to street duty are
urged to make payment as soon as
possible. The tax has been due for
In the absence of the pastor, the
Rev. W. L. Seabrook, Dr. James A. B.
Scherer will preach in the Lutheran
Church of the Redeemer on next Sun
It was reported yesterday that Mr.
B. A. Kempson who was accidentally
shot on Sunday afternoon, wvas im
proving as rapidly as could he expect
Married, January 29. 1905. by the
Rev. S. T. Hallman, D. D.. at his home
in Newberry, Mr. A. P. Roof and Lela'
. Meeting of Pension Board.
The county pension board will meet
at the auditor's office on the first
Monday in February. at 11 o'clock
a. mn., to pass on new pension applica
tions. All applicants must be present.
W. G. Petterson,
Meteorological Record for January.
Temperature--mean maximum 49.4;
meani minimum 32.4: mean 40. .; max
imum 67, date 1st; minimum 12. date
26th; greatest daily range 36.
Pre5ipitationl-total 1.57 inches;
greatest in 24 hours 40, date 6th; trace
* of -snowfall.
Number of days with .oi inch or
more precipitatian 8; clear 11; fair 8;
Dates of killing frost, 4, 5, 8, 9,
The month was dry and cold. Some
- oats were sown and a good deal of
plowing has been done.
The average rainfall in January for
i8 years has been 4.27 inches, leaving
a deficiency for January, 1905, of 2-70
inches. Plum trees were in bloom on
January 14, 1890, and pear trees were
in bloom on January 3!.
- Streets Accepted.
At a meeting of city council, held
~on Wednesday night, the following
new streets were accepted: Contin
uation of Mayer avenue to corporate
limits, width 70 feet: Jones street,
connecting Mayer avenue and Sum
mer street, 5o feet wvide. Needed sup
plies for the fire department were or
-dered, and other routine business was
J. H. CHAPPEL DISPENSER.
Newberry Dispensary Reopened Yes
terday-C. G. Blease Succeeds
Mr. Chappell as Magistrate.
At a meeting of the Newberry coun
ty board of <iispensary directors. held
on \WTediesd.ay morning. 1r. J. H.
Chappell was elected dispenser at
Newbrry to till the vacancy caused
by the death of 'Qr. J. J. layer. and
the Ncwbcrry dispensary was opened
yesterday after being closed for about
three weeks. Mr. Chappell immediate
ly tendered to Governor Heyward his
resignation as magistrate and on
Wednesday afternoon Mr. Cannon G.
Blease was appointed Mr. Chappell's
Six applications for dispenser were
considered by the county board at
their meeting on Wednesad morning.
Mr. Chappeli. who was chosen, has
been magistrate at Newberry for a
number of years. He is well known
throughout the county. An inven
tory of the stock on hand was made
yesterday morning by Inspector W. J.
McCartha and immediately afterwards
the dispensary was opened.
C. G. Blease Appointed Magistrate.
Shortly after the resignation oi Mr.
Chappell as magistrate was tendered
Governor Heyward the appointment
of Mr. C. G. Blease was announced to
fill the vacancy. Mr. Blease received
his commission and began the dis
charge of the duties of the office yes
terday morning. He served as Mr.
Chappell's constable for some time,
resigning from that position when he
was appointed rur-%l free delivery car
rier some months ago.
Proposition for New Bridge.
A joint meeting of the Newberry,
Laurens and Greenwood delegations
in the general assembly has been held
to consider the proposition, which
comes from tne Greenwood delega
tion, to build a steel bridge over Sa
luda river at the point where the
three counties jin. The proposition
is to build the bridge at a cost of
about $6,ooo. No definite action has
yet been taken, and the matter is still
The blind tiger business in Newber
ry and Newberry county has been
brought into unwilling prominence
at the bar of justice several times
very recently. On Tuesday. Abe Hen
ley colored, was brought before May
or Cromer and fined ten dollars for
selling liquor. On Wednesday. Bob
Porterfeld and Anderson Kennedy
were each fined the same amount
for similar offenses, the cases being
worked up by Constable T. B. Perry.
Constable Perry has also been ac
tive in the county. Last week he made
a trip to Old Town and Chappells.
H e made several seizures at both
places, and at Chappells he caught
one person in the act of seiling. A
case wvas made out. He also made
seizures at Ninety Six, having traced
certain jugs of whiskey to that point.
At Mayer Memorial.
The holy sacrament of the Lord's
Supper will he administered at the
Mayer Memorial church. on Sunday
morning, at t2.';en o'clock. Rev. Dr.
. j.Rowers -ff'ciating.
Ten Women Met Death.
Hornellsville, N. Y., Feb. i.--A pas
senger train on the Pittsburg, Shaw
mut and Northern railroad tonight
crashed into a sleigh containing 13
women, killed seven outright and so
seriously injured the remaining six
that three of them died after being
removed to the hospital. Of the oth
er four two are in a serious condition.
The accident occurred near Arkport.
The sleigh was one of three carrying
a party from the Universalist church
of this city.
All persons 'ndebted to the estate
of Rufus M. Dean, deceased, will pay
their said indebtedness, and all per
sons to whom said estate may be in
debted will render an account of their
demands, duly attested, to the un
dersigned, or to Messrs. Schumpert
& Holloway, Attorneys, on or before
the 25th day of February, 1905.
J. J. Dean, Administrator.I
Neery, S. C. Feb. 3, 1oo5.
AN INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL.
Association Formed in Newberry To
Aid in the Movement Directed by
After an interesting talk on Tues
day afternoon by Mrs. Martha Orr
Patterson. of Greenville, on the sub
ject of the establishment of an indus
trial s-Iool for boy. an associanon
with thirty-eight members was form
ed by the -lies of Newberry to aid
in the moverrent, thz following of
icers being elected:
President. Mrs. S. B. Aull.
Secretary. Miss Agnes Summer.
Treasurer, Miss Nina Carlisle.
Mrs. Patterson is 'che represenLta
tive of the women's clubs throughout
the state who have declared in favor
of the movement to build this indus
trial school for the care of children
-.vho have commi-tted crime, orphans.
and the childre, of worthless parents.
She very clearly explained the object
of the movement and the progress
which has been made, arousing the
deep interest of her audience. No
contributions were desired now. she
said, but at The proper time every
member would be asked to contribute.
All the states now, except fourteen,
she said, had such a school now, and
these schools were being successfully
Mr. James H. Rayhill, Celebrated Elo
cutionist, Will Appear At Col
lege Saturday Night.
Mr. James H. Rayhill the celebrated
dramatic reader and elocutionist, will
appear at the auditorium, on Sacur
day night. at 8:30. under the auspices
of the Y. M. C. A. of the college.
Mr. Rayhill has ben in Newberry
before, and is remembered as an artist
of fine parts.
The prices w?,ill be moderate, and it
is hoped tha- a large audience will
take advantage of this opportunity to
hear an entertainment of the very
Mr. Rayhill began his studies in ex
pression under the celebrated reader,
Dr. Howe. of Baliol College, Oxford,
England. He spent six months in
Dublin. attending lectures at Trinity
college, and teaching in the city.
From Dublin he went to France and
spent part of two years in study and
travel. After coming to this country.
he studied under the tragedian. James
Prof. D. P. Christe-nberry. of the
Southern University. Greensboro.
Ala., says of Mr. Ravhill's readings:
Prof. Rayhill's public readings are
chaste, elegant and edifying. He poss
es a fine physique, and a voice of wvon
derful power and flexibility. His htu
moros selections are very entertamn
ing and his dramatic selections are
renlered very impressively.
Tickets are on sale at Gilder. Weeks
& unters drug store. The price of
admission is 50 cents for adults and
25 cents for children.
It is a signal fact. and one of which
Nebrry may be proud, that there is
but one prisoner in the county jail
awaiting trial at the approaching ses
sion of the court. The one is Jim
Gilliam..,colored, charged with the
murder of Bob Martin. also colored.
t will be remembered that. according
to the evidence adduced at the time of
the killing, Gilliam shot Martin with
a gin, near Mr. Will Buford's store,
some months ago.
Those who are out on bond charged
wvith criminal offenses are very few.
Indeed Newberry c'ounty is very free
from crime. When compared with
the records~ of surrounding counties,
th: docket shows that Newberry is
and has ben for some time past, as
lttle distuirbcd! by such crimes as
murder, robbery, housebreaking, ar
n ind the ae as any county in this
setion of South Carolina, and pos
sbly more fvge.
Messrs. George D. Davenport and
E. Cavenaugh. who have been con
ducting a grocery business under the
irr name of Davenport & Cavenaugh,
have dissolved partnership, Mr.
Davenport having purchased Mr.
Ca-eaug'c interest in the business.
APPOINTMENT TO ANNAPOLIS
A Competitive Examination For This
District to Be Held in Anderson
on March ii.
Congressman Wyatt Aiken has is
sued the following announcement of
a competitive examination to be held
in Anderson on March ii to selecc a
principal and three alternates from
this Congressional district to be nam
ed as candidates for appointment as
midshipman in the United States Na
"A competitive examination will be
held at Anderson, in the Court House,
');n Saturday, March II, 1905. begin
ning at 0:30 o'clock. for the purpose
i selecting a principal and three al
ternates. to be name(T :z candidates
for appointmen', as midshipman in
.t United States Naval Academy.
"Applicants must be between j6 and
20 years of age; must be able to pass
a satisfactory physical examination:
and must be bona fide residents of the
Third Congressional District.
"The mental examination will em
-ace the following subjects, viz.:
Reading. writing, spelling, punctuation
and capitals, grammar, geography,
history (U. S. and World's), arithme
tic, algebra and geometry.
"A midshipman receives five hun
dred dollars annually, commencing on
the date of his admission.
"Further information, if desired,
may be had by applying Eo me at
Washington, D. C., care of the House
Assaulted by Negroes.
Information was received in New
berry on Wednesday night that Mr.
Ben Caldwell, of the Long Lane sec
tion of the county, had been assault
ed by several negroes, and warrants
were issued yesterday morning for the
arrest of the negroes. It appears
from what could be learned in regard
to th- affair that Mr. Caldwell gave
the negroes instructions not to leave
brush in a road running through his
wcods, whereupon the difficulty oe
curred, the negroes hitting Mr. Cald
well with a wooden wedge and other
wise assailing him. His injuries, it
was stated. were painful, but not seri
Low Rates via Southern Railway.
The Southern Railway gives below
a few special low excursion rates to
the following points:
To New Orleans, La., Mobile. Ala.,
and Pensacola. Fla. One first-class
fare plus twenty-five cents for the
round trip from all coupon stations.
Tickets on sale March i-6, limited to
March 11, 1905. May be extended to
return March 25. Account Mardi
To Washington, D. C., on account
of Presidential inauguration. For
civilians: Rate,one first-class fare plus
twenty-five cents for 'the round trip
from all coupon stations. For mili
tary companies and brass bands in
uniform accompanying them in par
ties of twenty or more on one ticket,
at one cent per mile plus arbitraries.
Tickets sold March 2-3, limited to
March 8, 19o5, but may be extended
to March 18.
Very low rates to other points now
The Southern Railway is the best
route to the above points. Operating
through Pullman and dining cars on
all through trains.
For full information apply to any
agent of the Southern Railway, or
R. W. Hunt.
Div. P. A., Charleston, S. C.
Bisque of Oysters.
Cook a quart of oysters in their
own liquor for about five minutes,
drain, chop and then pound them.
Put in a saucepan on the fire four
ounces of butter, two ounces of
lor and then the oysters with their
ice. A-dds salt and white peper as
they are needed, and then one pint
ti ik and the same ot cream.
Serve very hot. At last. if desire'd, a
few very small oysters may be added
to he2at thro ugd.--B.oston Budget.
Not Often Seen.
The phenomenon of "sun dogs" (a
peculiar refraction of light caused by
fog, etc.), was seldom reported by
marinec last spring and summer.
LITTLE MOUNTAIN SCHOOL.
Honor Roll For Primary Department
From December i, 1904, to Feb
ruary 1, 1905.
Following is the honor roll of the
primary department of the Little
Mountain graded school from Decem
her 1. 1904, to February r, 1905.
Fourth grade-First honor, Karl
Counts and Ge2trude Boland; Second
honor, Arthur Lindler and Cecil Bo
land; Third honor, Cephus Kinard and
Third grade-First honor, Lawrence
Brady and Robert Lee Riser; Second
honor, Clara Scott and Virginia Lee
Kinard; Third honor, Nolan Riser.
Second grade-First honor, Nellie
Brady and Burke Wise; Second hon
o4 Helen Lathan and Lila Kinard;
Third honor, Rosabelle Harman and
Second grade A-First honor, Ruth
Farr: Second honor. Sam Wheeler;
Third honor, Vance Miller.
First grade-First honor, Annie
Mae Wheeler and Leland Shealy;
Second honor, Nannie Mae Shealy
and Otis Miller; Third honor, Mary
First grade A-First honor, Lucile
Lathan, Minnie Lee Shealy and Har
old Wise; Second honor, Ninaleigh
Boland; Third honor, Louise Shealy.
First grade A A-First honor, Inez
Riser; Second honor, Ben Davis and
Vera Boland; Third honor, Estelle
Stockma:, Earnest Derrick and For
Mrs. J. K. Efird,
J. R.- Unger,
The Modesty of Brahms.
At an interesting dinner party giv
en by Joachim, at which were present
also this friends, Professor Dorn of ?
Naples and Von Herzongenberg, the
combposer, an amusingly characteris
tic scene occurred. Joachim in a few
well chosen words was asking us not
to lose the opportunity of drinking
the health of the greatest composer
when before he could sa- Zhe name
Brahms bounded to his ieet, glass in
hand. and called out: "Quite right!
Here's Morart's health!" and walked
round, clinking glasses with us all.
His old hatred of personal eulogy
was never more prettily expressed.
A Daily Thought.
I will chide no brother in the
world but myself, against whom I
know most faults.
TAKE A LOOK .at that pretty line
of Neckwear and Beits at Hair and
WANTED-To borrow $300.00 oft
well improved real estate collat
eral, inquire at this office.
$.oo AMERICAN BEAUTY Cor
sets -only 69 cents each at Hair and
FOR SALE-Fine milch cow. Apply
to B. M. Havird, Silver Street.
FOR SALE-A fine "Grade Jersey"
milch cow, and several pigs. Var
ious sizes. E. T. Carlson.
MONEY TO LOAN-We negotiate
loans on improved farmi lands at
seven per cent. interest on amounts
over one thousand dollars, and
eight per cent. interest on amounts
less than $i,ooo. Long time and
easy payments. Hunt, Hunt &
FOR RENT-Five rooms over the
candy kitchen. Apply to Mrs. R. L.
FOR. SALE-Land cheap. 18 3-4
-re : half mile of Saluda C. H.,
. ..-:ent. .\pply to E. L. G.
Herald and New's office.
FOR SALE---Three-fourths acre of
la::d owned by Reuben Boozer.
Bounded by lands Mrs. Franklin,
Alfred andi Geo. Wilson and Mrs.
M. P. Livingstone. First Monday
in February. Apply to Reubun