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The Movements of Many People
Newberrians and Those Who
Mr and Mlrs. C. 31. West spent Sun
;day in Greenville.
Ms. M. A. 'toddard returned Fri
.iay :romtn Louisvillc. Ky.
Mrs. J. K. Gilder has returned fron,
a visit to relatives in Kentucky.
Miss Julia Paisley is in Newberry
.after %n extended stay n Charleston.
Mr. and Zs. Willie Wright, of
Jobn.son, visited his brother, the Rev
:Geo. A. Wright the past week.
Mrs. Robert Smith and Miss Louis<
Brown, of Kinards, are visiting rela
tives in Anderson.
Miss Varina Feagle. of Littl<
Mountain, is visiting her brother F. L
Feagle, at his residence in the city.
Mrs. Jos. Mann. Misses Jennie, An
vie, Roberta Mann left yesterday fo
Asheville where they will spend th<
Mrs. H. B. Wells and children re
turned Sunday from a visit to he
-parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Fulmer
-Rev. j. H. Graves went to Langie:
.on Saturday where on Sunday h
-preached a sermon before the Re<
Men of the Horse Creek Valley
There were also three tribes presen
Dr. G. A. Setzler, Mrs. Carrie Lan
-ar.d Mrs. T. A. Setzler. of Pomaria
have gone to West Springs, in Spar
- tanburg county to spend ten days.
Mr. W. A. Fant is home for a fev
Mr. Fant Gilder left on Saturda:
for his summer vacation. He went t<
Baltimore where he was joined b:
James Gilder and White Fant an<
from there to New York and Atlanti<
-VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
The court of common pleas wil
convene at Newberry on next Mon
.day with Judge J. C. Klugh presiding
Rev. N. N. Burton has been grant
-d the month of August as a vaca
;;on by his congregation.
Children's Day will be observed a
Trinity Methodist church next Sur
day. Service begins .at 10.30 o'ciocl<
Dinner on the ground.
The pastor of Thompson Stree
d~hurch has arranged with Rev. A. 'I
'Lindsay of Linwood college to preac1
in a meeting embracing the fourt
.Sabbath of July.
An attempt was made one day las
-week to wreck a train on the C.. E
~& L. railroad by placing spikes on th
-tak above Newberry and this sid
Tte barbecu.e season opens at Pc
:ma on Saturday. Several gentle
-men have beeni invited to speak ther
son that day and no doubt the disper
.sary will be the subject.
Hon. Cole. L. Blease, of Newberr:
is-being favorably -spoken of as a can
-'didate for governor at the comin
~state election. Mr. Blease is the pee
of any governors we have had sinc
'76. and far superior to some of then
There was a heavy rain in New~
oer on Saturday afternoon wit1
con siderable wind. Several tree
were blownvf down. A large oak fron
the vard of Miss Sallie Barre fel
acro'ss Boundary street and cut ou
the tiectric lights for a short time.
Mr. S. S. Birge happened to a ver:
painful~ as cident at his saw~ mill abou
two miles from town last Tuesda:
morning, his fingers were caught b:
the saw and three of them were eu
badily.-Ch apin News.
Card of Thanks.
George A. Langford and his famil:
desire to express to their friends thei
high appreciatio)n of the sympath:
manifested to them, in their recen
heavy affliction. Not only by words
but by acts-in scarcihing for the hod
of our dear boy-in covering his cas
ket and grave with flowers and b
many other acts of kindness have on
friends shewn their feelings for m~
We can never forget these words an.
acts but shall cherish them always a
priceless evidences of the big heart
To Meet In Newberry This Weel
Bishop W. A. Candler Will Pre
The C cke,bt:ry 1)istrict cunterer
w:li bt held in Newberry this we
with Central Methodist church. Bi!
p \V. A. Candler will preside. He
one of the ablest pulpit orators r
only of the Methodist church but
any denomination in this country.
There will be quite a number
delegates and ministers here in
we believe about one hundred.
this conference the laymen are in 1
The following is the list of de
gates and the homes at which tt
will be entertained, the name of 1
host being given first.
J. C. Adams: G. C. Hopkins, J.
W. A. Asbill: W. A. Asbill.
Rev. J. E. Beards Rev. J. L. R
Dr. A. J. Speer, Rev. J. E. Beard.
S. K. Bouknight: S. K. Bouknig
Mrs. P. F. Baxter: A. C. Stockm
J. B. Harmon, P. M. Markert.
Mrs. E. F. Blease: T. M. GrahE
- W. F. Radcliff.
r C. L. Blease: W. P. Rushton, R.
Nickles, at Crotwell hotel.
A. H. Booth: C. W. Cason,
F Mrs. Glenn's.
e M. M. Buford: T. W. Abrams,
John Cromer: H. M. Henry.
t C. H. Cannon: Rev. J. E. Carli
Rev. R. C. Boulware, Rev. W.
e Rogers. D. M. Langford.
J. W. Chapman: J. W. Chapma
J. H. Caldwell: R. A. Keaton, F.
G. D. Davenport: L. D. Riley,
J. C. Dominick: W. B. Gatlin,
J. Guy Daniels: T. M. Knox.
J. W. Denning: L. T. H. Dan
J. L. Epps: Rev. Foster Speer,
Jas. F. Epting: Rev. Peter Stol
Rev. W. A. Massabeau.
G. B. M. Epting: J. A. Corley,
W. H. Eddy: Rev. J. T. Miller.
P. C. Gaillard: R. B. Bouknight.
Rev. J. H. Graves: Rev. J.
Dr. J. K. Gilder: Rev. R. W. B
tber, B. WV. Crouch.
-J. C. Goggans: Rev. WV. B. Wh
ton, P. B. Smith, S. D. Puckett.
Miss Ellie Huiett: L. M. Bo
Snight, at Crotwvell hotel.
Rev. J. W. Humbert: Jos. B. Ht
bert, Jnv. B. Humbert. Rev. J.
J. T. Honeycut: L. A. Ramey,
W X. WV. Hornsby: J. C. Kinard.
AX. C. Jones: Dr. Thos. H. L
eAgent American Bible society.
J. J. Langford: WV. P. McCar:
J. H. Davis, E. P. Cromer.
G. F. Long: L. M. Grigsby.
W X. G. Mayes: J. B. Agnew, WV.
Ciouch, at Crotwell hotel.
-Geo. McWhirter: J. S. Hammo
at Mrs. Eidson's.
~Mrs. Y. J. Pope: Bishop W.
-Candler.51 J .Io.a '
;J. C. Sml:J .Io.a
eG. B. Summer: Rev. J. R. Co
land. J. A. Bledsoe.
Otway Salter: Rev. J. M. Laws
at Mrs. Eidson's.
1R. L. Tarrant: Rev. R WV. Hr
SA. C. Thomassoni: R. P. Crorr
1WX. M. Thomas: Max Below. WV.
J. H. Wicker: Rev. J. K. McC~
Rev. R. R. Dagnall, M. P. DeBri
L.. P. Harkness.
S. J.~ Wooten: Rev. C..W. Crei
tonl. C. V. Hammond.
SJ. M. WVard: H. H. Ellis.
J. WV. WVhite: Rev. XW. WV. Jor
J. WV. Miattison. J. S. Chipley. I.
Z. F. WVright: XW. P. Sullivan. J.
Medlick, at Crotwell hotel.
R. C. XWilliams: Rev. J. A. Pee
J. M. Shaffer. R. C. Williams.
R. D. Wright: Rev. P. B. WVe
Rev. A. J. Cauthen. Rev. R. A. Ch
Doggett WVhitaker: Rev. H.
XWhitaker. Rev. G. R. XWhitaker.
W\. HI. Wallace: WV. D. Boyd,
B. HIendrix. J. R. Lomax. XW. H. XX
Re.S. Hi. Zimmerman: Rev. J
O. illson. Rev. S. D. Vaughan. R
JA.lidland. Rev. S. H. Zimmermn
- Petitions Requesting an Election 'I
Upon Dispensary Question
Handed to Supervisor.
ce ;.e Pet it i"u request ing an elec
ek ti"'11 U)'n the questiUll Of dispensary
h- or no dispensary in Newberry county h
is were handed to Supervisor J. Monroe it
ot Wicker on Saturday. They contained fi
of 1.239 names. The committee having 9
the petitions in charge requested that y
of the election be ordered as soon as b
all may be possible. 7
In The petitions will be verified by the t;
he registration books, and it is probable
the election will be ordered on the F
le- fourth Tuesday in August. 1
ey The committee appointed to assist I
he the supervisor in verifying the peti
tions consists of Chairman of the Ex
F. ecutive Committee G. F. Long, ex
officio; R. T. C. Hunter. W. I. Her- e
hert. and John M. Suber. a
FARMERS' INSTITUTE. b
an One to be Held At Young's Grove
July 28-The Speakers.
A farmers' institute will be held at
S. Young's Grove near Prosperity on
Friday July 28. Mr. R. T. C. Hunter
at is in charge of the arrangemtts. An
interesting and instructive program
C. has been arranged and the farmers
should turn out in full force.
The lectures will be in charge of
le, Dr. .. A. Klein, the veterinarian of
A. Clemson college and he will lecture
and his subject is one in which all t
n owners of horses and cattle are inter
B. ested. The other lecturers are:
Prof. D. W. Daniel, industrial edu
G. cation. Prof. C. C. Ohambliss, ento
mologist. Prof. C. L. Newman, agri- 4
ie. Mr. Aug. W. Shealy, formerly t
D. bookkeeper of the Leesville Cotton a
Seed Oil mill, but now secretary of
:es the Historical society of South Caro
lina. with office at Charleston, is ,
H. home for a short while. Mr. Shealy C
is much pleased with his -occupation, t
but the water of Charleston disagrees
F. with the health of his family and the t
has moved his wife and children to
H. his father's home, near Little Moun
tain. He is of the opinion that after
ar- all there is no place like Lexington.
The above is taken from the Lexing
a r- ton Despatch. Mr. Shealy is a native
of Newberry county and we are glad t
kto learn of his success.
W. Saturday was dividend day in New
berry and those who are fortunatei
at enough to hold stock in Newberry en-t
terprises are the recipients of nice
presents. Tihe Newberry Cotton ~
mill declared a semi-annual dividend
of 4 per cent, on $400,000.
e.The National Bank of Newberry 4t
per cent on $150,000.
The Savings Bank 3 1-2 per cent. I
The Commercial Bank 3 1-2 per r
nd on $5o,ooo.
The Bank of Prosperity 3 per cent.
Acent. on $50-ooo.
The People's Natioal Bank of Pros
rs. perity 2 per cent. on $25,000.
e- Shot During Base Ball Game.
During the progress of a game of
obase ball near the roller mill, in the
'northern outskirts of the city, lateI
Saturday afternoon. Ben Lee, colored. '
was shot by George Baxter. colored,
.Ithe ball entering the neck. Th-e infor
Tmation received by the sheriff is to
the effect that Baxter was sihooting at
na negro named Shears, but missed
'hl' Shears and shot Lee. Lee lived on
*Mr. WV. E. Merchant's place and Bax
ter on Mr. T. Hayne Chalmer's place.
-The first information wvhich came to
the sheriff was to the effect that the
enegro wh-o had been shot was dead.
H. and the sheriff was soon on the scene.
The negro -who did the shooting had
p escaped, and had not been heard from
up to late yesterday afternoon.
er, "Well." he replied, with a genial
l,twinkle of his expressive eyes. "Well,
y ~oung man. don't y'ou think it is
rather early for a candidate for Gov
ernor to be talking dispensary? Re
nimember. it is a whole y'ear before the
-canmpa ign really opens and wh'lo knows
w-hat may transpire to change the
status of the liquor situation in those
lo' bng twelve months? No. T don't
e.think I am prepared to talk dispen-1
~an. ' ,e .
INCREASE OF $238,191.
he Taxable Property of Newberry
County as Shown by Audi
\. \\:. \\. Cr-mer. the audit'r for
,ewbcry county has just completed
is abstract of the taxable property
i Newberry county that is assessed
>r taxation. It shows a total of $5.
[6,456 which is an increase over last
ear of $238,191, $198,543 of this gain
eing in personal property and $20,
30 being in improvement in real es
The total figures are:
:eal estate .. .. .. .. ..$2,937,530
'ersonal property .. .. .. 2,324,488
R. property .. .. .. .. .. 654,438
There was no reassessment of real
state this year and the increase was
n increase in improvements to real
state. The personal property by
y township is as follows:
To. r ............ ..$1,216,273
lo. 2 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 46,925
10. 3 .. .- . .. .. .. .. 26,790
lo.4 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 393,675
1o. 5 .. .. .. .. .. .. 58,480
lo. 6 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 91,570
To. 7 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 72,375
o. 8 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 57,830
o. 9 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 206,640
To. o .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 63,515
o. 1I .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 90,415
There are 1352 horses returned for
.xation at a total valuation of $72,
55. It will be seen that the horses
re valued at just a litle above $50
ach. Of sheep and goats there are
53,025 and 3,657 mules valued at
221,230 or just a little above $60
ach. Of sheeu and goats there are
nly 1497 valued at $1460, while there
re 237o dogs valued at $11850, but
he law fixes the value of each dog
t $5 for the purposes of taxation.
here are 4259 hogs valued at $10175.
here are only 302 gold and silver
vatches and their value is put at $6.
20 and 144 of these are in No. I
ownship. Pianos and organs there
re 288 valued at $15410 and 114 of
hese in No. i valued at $8500. Car
iages 4046 valued at $7060o No. 9
as 858 of these valued at $12785; No.
504 valued at $11265; No. 6 424
alued at $7705; No. 10 419 valued at
The total value of property apper
aining to merchandise is put down at
258.620. Of t'his $x7o,535 is in No. I
nd $40,525 in No. 9; $13,800 in No. 4;
12,600 in No. I I; $83000 in No. 7 and
7900 in No. 6. Property appertain
ng to manufacture is put down at a
otal of $878,975. In No. I $547,000;
~o. 4 $300,000; No. 9 $13,475; No. II
9.50 and No. 1o $9,000.
These figures give some idea of the
istribution of the taxable property of
he county and in what it consists. Of
ourse if it were all returned at its
all value as the constitution requires
he taxable value wkould be over ten
tatement For Month of June
Board Met Yesterday.
The regul2r monthly meeting of
he county board of control for New
erry county was held at Newberry
-esterday. The following is the state
nent for the month of June for the
fewberry and Prosperity dispensar
es. There was less btusiness at tvhe
'rosperity dispensary than any month
ince the dispensary was established
Consumers price .......$3,234 60
nvoice price .... ........2,490 57
ross prois...............744 03
xpenses .................21 27
.et p)rots .... ............492 76
~onsumers price .........$793 75
nvoice price .. .... ........621 27
ross pronts .. .... ........172 48
xpenses......... .....--115 48
\et prYs .. ......--.--S57 38
The board advertises the election
,fa di5penlser and clerk for the New
Now is the 'o5 crop of college grad
tates prepared to 'h'and the world in
omat;on on any subject.
ON THE DIAMOND.
The Fats And The Leans Will Cross
Bats Today on West End
1:it..,r H1crald and News:
There will be a very exciting and
rather amusing game of base ball on
the West End base ball diamond to
day. july 4th, at 9 a. m., between two
teams, which are best known as the
Fats and the Leans. The following
are the players, and their positions.
For the Fats:
Gary Haile. c; F. H. Campsen, p;
Jim Wood, ib; W. M. Thomas. 2b;
John T. Cook. 3b; Tom Connelly, ss;
Sid Smith, lf; F. H. Girk, cf; Eugene
Smit1h. rf; Pierce Taylor, G. Wfl Felt
mon. W. P. Lake. Substitutes.
man. W. P. Lake, substitutes.
this team, and is open for bids to sell
For the Leans:
H. C. Bouknight, c; Frank Young
blood, p; Bates Counts, ib; J. D. Kin
ard, 2b; L. A. Tew, 3b; Redmon Kin
ard, ss; George Davenport, rf; Dixon
Abney, ef; W. S. Bedenbaugh, If;
Tom Franklin, Ed Halman, substi
T. M. McEntire is manager of this
team, and has declined and will de
cline all bids.
W. H. Harris, Chief of Police, is
umpire. We can't tell as yet how the
chief will umpire, but if it was on a.
fish fry, we could say quick who
would win. When the tables were
spread ready to eat, the chief would
make a home run first.
J. H. H.
Rocking the Train.
Prosperity, July i.-The mail train
on the Columbia, Newberry & Laur
ens, due 'here soon after 12 o'clock,
was rocked Friday just above Slighs.
One large glass was broken and some
of the passengers narrowly escaped
being hurt. Special Detective E. K.
Bedenbaugh was sent to the scene
and he soon located the trouble-a
negro boy and girl, aged about. se' en
or eight. They told how it was done.
Up to this time they have not been
arrested but Bedenbaugh tells how the
father of the boy has "laid it on"
We understand that the parties will
be arrested, and that the "laying on"
will not satisfy. This is not the first
offense in this locality.
It is stated that Mr. J. C. Cary of
the Pickens bar, will represent the
county board of control to denfend
county board of control to defen.d
ens county, at the hearing before
Chief Justice Pope, in Newberry, on
Wednesday of this week.
We will receive applications for dis
penser and clerk for Town of New
berry. S. C.. on t'he 22nd day of July,
ip to 10 o'clock a. mn. Will consider
same and elect on the 12th day of
August for the term of one year. Ap
plications must be in legal sflape.
J. P. Harmon,
J. R. Scurry,
Members Co. Board of Control
WANTED-Lady or gentleman of
fair education to travel for firm of
$250,ooo capital. Salary $1,072 per
year payable weekly. Expenses ad
vanced. Address Geo. G. Clows,
Newberry. S. C.
FOR SALE-New ginnery, very best
machinery. Also blacksmith shop
and latest improved tools. Wood suf
ficient on ground to run one season.
With six acres of land, near depot at
Silver Street. Terms and prices
right. Good opportunity for right
man. Address B. M. Havird, Silver
Street, S. C.
WANTED-All the onci iron you
have for sale. Highest prices paid.
Langford & Wicker.
MONEY TO LOAN-We negotiate
oans on improved farm lands at
seven per cent. interest on amounts
over one thousand dollars, and
eight per cent. interest on amounts
less thian $1,o00. Long time and
easy payments. Hunt, Hunt &