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SAYINGS AND DOINGS
OF PROSPERITY PEOPLE
REV. MR. ZIMMERMAN TO AD
Movement For Reduction of Acreage
Prosperity, March 2.-Mr. L. S.
Bowers. from 'the "shu-ins," has
come out again.
Mrs. Ola Hair McLain is visiting
her father, Judge lair. this week.
Dr. 0. B. Mayer was., in town on
Wednesday renewing old acquaint
ances and shaking hands with his
Miss Claudia Harmon is visiting
her uncle. Mr. W. P. B. Harmon.
Miss Rosa Ranch. of Saluda coun
ty, is v:siting Mrs. J. L. Wise this
Mrs. Dingle'hoef. who has been in
bad health for some time, has gone
to a sanitarium at Salisbury, N. C.,
for trea:ment. She was accompanied
by the Rev. W. A. Lutz.
Mrs. Burr Martin. of Newberry,
is visiting her mother.
Mr. Cecil Wvche. of the Citadel.
is at 'home for the present.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Stewart are
stopping at Mr. J. Y. Thompson's.
Miss Novice Brown, of upper New
berry, is visiting the Misses Thomp
M1r. Ivan Sease is at home from
the Atlanta College of Pharmacy.
Advertised letters remaining in the
postoffice at Prosperity, for the
month of February: Mr. Simon
Amick, Mr. S. A. Caldwell. M. D.,
Mrs. Ella Derrick, Mr. Bennie Dom
onic, Mr. J. W. Holley. Miss Quetes
Jackson, Miss Zora Lester, Mr. Jeff
Reece., Mr. Jefferson Suber, Mrs.
Henry P. Taylor, Miss
Saillie Waties. Persons calling for
these letters will please say they
were advertised in The Herald and
Miss Ethel Cook, of the Saluda
section, has been on a visit to Mrs.
A. H. Hawkins.
Mrs. S. J. Kohn, who was seriously
hurt by a fall on the ice'two weeks
ago, is able to be out again.
Miss Amanda Lee. of Due West,
is visiting her sister. Mrs. C. M. Boyd
There will be two services in the
A. R. P. church on Sunday. Sermon
at II a. m. by Rev. C. M. Boyd, and
4.30 p. m. 'by Rev. J. G. Dale, mission
arv to Mexico. All who can should
hear these sermons.
Miss Rosa Long is visiting her un
cle, Mr. B. B. Schumpert. g
Mr. John L. Cook is adiling very
much to his roller mill. He is in
stalling new rollers and other ma
chinery and wvill have one of the best
equipped roller mills in the state.
Mr. Amos Caldwell is erecting a
nice residence near 'his former home,
near St. Lukes. in the fork of Croft
and Harmon roads.
Mr. Peter \V. Counts is also buil<i
ing a cosy home near St. Lukes.
Misses Lucy Bedenbaugh and
Marie Lathan spent Tuesday night
and Wednesday with Miss Addie
Mrs. Rhoda Watts has returned
from a visit to her son, J. W. Watts,
at Clinton. Mrs. Watts reports much
grip in Clinton and her home see
Miss Lucy Fellers is spending
some time with Miss Ethel Paysrng
er, of Hartford.
The Rev. S. H. Zimmerrian will
deliver the annual oration to the
Woodmen of the World on the first
Sunday in April.
The Misses Welch. of Helena, after
a pleasant visit to our town, have re
Uncle John Rauch, of Saluda coun
ty, was in town Wednesday, and he
reports the oats pretty badly frozen
out, but not enough to plow out and
plant in something else.
The first of March is here and as
one party said to~us there were quite
a good many "jiners" in town to
day as it was ration time.
Col. J. B. Bedenbaugh and his
friend. Capt. Rawvlins. were in town
for a short time WVednesday.
The grip is abating and the most
of the "'shut-ins" have been able to be
out again, much to their delight.
Mr. Editor, wve see in the daily pa
pers certain persons spoken of as
-'yegen.n" Wil you please tell us
wv v 'ye 11:1 is. I have been
W were glat tc see the it-spok
n article f .lr. J. .\. Si'igh in the
ist week's Herald and News. It is
along the right line. If the south
loses this fight we are done for for
alI time. Ve (iuote from an editorial
in The Sta e of Tuesday, which, to
our mind, hits the nail squarely on
the head, and if the movement is a
success, and it must be, the facts as
stated in the following editorial will
"It is difficult to overestimate the
value to the south of the Southern
Cotton association. To maintain a
price of To cents a poumrd and restrict
pro(nction to consuTption will mean
the bringing into the cotton states
(ver a hundred mnilli .n dollars a year
that will otherwise not come here.
South C-rolina's share of that will
be no les than $8,coo,ooo a year; $8,
ooo.ooo of new blood in circulation;
in five years from $40oooooo.-to $50,
0o)o.oco that will go to starting a
-housand new industries which, in
tun. will multiply wealth. The pos
sibilities are so great that they ap
pear at first blush almost fanciful.
But the scheme is not chimerical: it
is a -und business proposition. Make
:his movement succeed: let business
m2n run it and grind up every poli
t:eian who attempts to clog the ma
chinery. and the south will quickly
become the wonder of the world. So
let us get together."
We had a pleasant call last Satur
day from the editor, who was in town
for a short while. Always glad to
see you, Mr. Editor.
We regret to announce the serious
ilness of the wife of Mr. F. C. Mer
c'.ant the past week.
Mrs. Mahala Caroline George, nee
Fpting, wife of Mr. W. P. George,
diCd on February 27, and was buried
at Little Mountain. She was in her
z8 year. She yeaves 7 children and
a:: aged father, and mother to mourn
h :r departure.
Mrs. L. C. Merchant and children
a:-2 visiting Mrs. Merchant's parents
ir Newberry.this week.
Our old friend. Mr. Caleb Metts. of
Pallentine. was in town on Tuesday
Mr. E. T. Rauch, of White Rock,
%x.s in town last Friday.
Mrs. Jacob Singley is still quite
Miss Long is visiting Mr. and Mrs.
B. B. Schumpert.
The Sorosis met wvith Mrs. Calmes
o.m Tuesday evening. They had quite
a feast of reason and a jolly good
Mrs. C. F. Lathan, of Little Moun
tin, has been visiting her brother,
)ir. D. WV. Boland, this week.
Mrs. J. B. Lathan and Miss Marie
Lathan. of Little Mountain. were vis
iting relatives in town t.his week.
Little M'iss Rebecca Harmon,
"Grandpa" Wise's little granddaugh
ter, claimed their attention.
Miss Lucy Fellers is visiting Miss
Ethel Paysinger this week.
Miss Lucille Wise, of Saluda coun
ty', is visiting in town.
Miss Maud Wyse, of Wyse's Fer
ry, stopped over in town for a day
on her way to Newberry.
The Misses Welch are visiting
their aunt, Mrs. L. S. Bowers, this
Mrs. S. WV. Calmes, W. A. Moseley,
and Miss Marie Bobb left today for
a business trip east.
Miss Hutto, of Orangeburg, stop
ped over with Mrs. A. H. Hawkins
on her return from the up-county.
She has returned to her home in Or
Mr. Quincey Henrrix. who has been
sick for some time, was on our
streets Tuesday. We are pleased to
see him out again.
One of the old warehouses near
the Southern depot is being torn
down and hauled away. There is an
oher there that is a fire trap and
should come dlown. It jeopardizes
the entire town in case of fire.
Mr. Ira B. Nates. of Columbia, who
has been on a v'isit to his father. Mr.
A. A. Nates. returned to Columbia
Aity Lodge, No.87, A. F. I.
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
The M. M. Degree will be conferred.
GEO. S MOWER, W. M.
J T-T M_ KINAnn. saertary.
First Meeting of 'Committee Held on
Monday-Secretary and Marshal
Chosen From Newberry.
Two of. the positions at the dispos
al of the dispensary investigating
coMMittee, appointed by the last gen
eral assembly, were given to New
At the meeting oi the committee,
held in Columbia on Monday, Sena
1or J. T. Hay, of Kershaw, who is the
seni-ir member of the committee,
was chosen permanent chairman; Mr.
A. H. Booth. of Newberry, was elect
cd secretary and stenographer, and
J. Fred Schumpert, of this coun
ty, was chosen marshal.
All the members of the commiztee,
cOmposed of Senators Blease, Hay
and Christensen. and Representatives
Fraser, Lyon. Spivey and Gaston,
were present at the meeting in Co
lumbia on Monday. There was only
one nomination for chairman, and
Senator J. T. Hay was selected.
There were quite a number of appli
cants for the clerkship and for mar
-iial. Mr. Booth, who was chosen
clerk, was clerk of the judiciary com
inittee of the senate during t'he past
session. Mr. Schumpert, who was
elected marshal, is sergeant-at-arms
( the state senate.
The board had to spend 'some time
weighing the advantages and di 1
van:ages of different times for be,in
ning the real work of the commis
sion and taking testimony.
The committee selected Mr. Ed
mund Bacon as its expert accountant
and examiner. In mapping out the
work three sub-committees were
naiiied and Messrs. Christensen and
Lyon were appointed on one special
phase of the investigation; Messrs.
llease and Frasier on another, and
Messrs. Spivey and Gaston on anoth
e-. This does not mean that any
r:!mber of the commission is not at
li>erty to do w'hatever'he pleases, but
it is to start the work.
The commission will meet in Co
l:mbia in the senate chamber on the
15th of March to perfect the line of
work. and, if deemed best, to begin
The commission has already added
one other line of investigation to
ti-ose indicated in the resolution as
passed by the general assembly.
Members of the commission say that
they would be very glad to have any
suggestions or information that citi
zens would care to volunteer, and
that such letter can be addressed to
any individual member of the com
mission or to the commission as a
The Russian college student must
be a playful sort of boy.
Best Mineral As
C. H. CANNON,
Near C., N. & L. Depot.
Ne Leave It
Put a doz. of our Cups and
Saucers with a doz. of any other
dealer's, compare them point
for point, and we are sure,
quality and price Considered,
you will say that we have the
best CH INA ever sold in New
berry. Here are some prices:
25 doz. Plates worth $1.00 a
set at 60 cts.
12 doz. Dishes worth $1.00 a
set at 60 cts.
25 doz. Cups and Saucers worth
$1.00 a set at 60 cts.
Come in and see our goods.
Are You Gc
If so, you no doubt re
is one of the most impor1
There is no other feature
careful housewife as modern, lh
o:hcr hand, nothing could be :
he;:'h of the occupants than
Plumbing is always cheapest ir
We take particular prid<
Ce C. DAVIS, 1
The fireatest TI
is not the saving of a f
saving which does no
medicine quality is of flz
Nothing else is of any i
a bottle of medicine has
cost, or its real value.
We do expert, trustv
We use only the pure
quality. We charge a
less We never overeht
safeguard every detail
the prescription until ti
Quality is t he only t
qu ality of work, exact
with every prescrip tion
cian. We desire pre
Our wish is that we1
work. You are at libel
scription, written by al
gist's blank. Our cha:
quality, first, last and:
Cabbage Plants & 5
Cabbage Plants for sale, and now read
'Charleston Large Type Wakefield", two
amed., ''Succession," "Augusta Trucke
>est flat-head varieties and head in rotation as
yver $1.25 per xooo; io,ooo and over, $1 per woo
pm r-chaser paying return charges on money.
ea Coast, and we understand growing ther~
eve re cold without injury. Plants crated for si
ow rates for prompt transportation by son
buy c heaper than mine. I sell good plants.
Iguarantee those that I ship to be true to typ<4
hased from two of the' most reliable seed l1
rice to any dissatisflod customer at end of seaa
uur Cotton Seed. Lint of our Long sta;
harleston on Dec. 2, at 32c. per pound. Seed $
My spe c-ijalty; Prompt Shipment, True Var
lant business for thirty-five years.
ing to Build? 4
flize that Good Plumbing
ant elements of the home.
,vhich will appeal so strongly to the
igh-grade plumbing, while on the
nore disagreeable or injurious to the
a poor plumbing system. Good
in the fact that we do Good
est kind-and use the
Sver y best fixtures,
Ware, every piece of
which is guaranteed
by the makers to be
strictly first quality.
You want the best.
Let us solve the
plumbing question for
you. We make no
charge for plans and
suggestions a n d are
convinced of our
ability to please the
lingi the World
ew pennies. There is a
t save. In drugs 2.2
-st importance every time.
mportance. The size of
nothing to do with its
iorthy prescription work.
st drugs of the highest
fair price-no more, no
trge on prescriptions. We
rom the time we receive
te medicine is in our eus
bing we think of in our
,t-the highest possible
and unvarying compliance
as written by the phys
sCription customers who
nay do your prescription
ty to bring us any pre
iy physician on any drug
cges are always fair and
2essive. We stand for
RRY, S. C
ea Island Cotton Seed.
Sfor delivry. 'Ery Jersey Wakeil"ad
r" and 'Short Stems Plat Dutch." the three
iamed. Prices: Single thousand, Sr-59 5.coo and
Terms: Cash with order. or, plants sent C. 0. D.,
Our plant beds occupy 35 acres en South CaroUna
u n the open air; tough andhardy; they will stand
aipment weigh 2o lbs. per 2oco anad we have special
hern Express Co. I know of other plants yon cam
No cheap "cut rate" plants shipped from my form.
and name, and grown from high grade seedq par
ouses in the United Statec I will refund pnrehfuse
le variety of Sea Island Cotton sold tis year In
E.25 per bu. lots of xo bu. and over Si per biuhel.
eties, and Satis6ed Customers. I have been in ibe
lat Ma.,Yoeuv's IslandJECr