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The M1ovements of Many People,
Newberrians and Those Who
Mr. E. H. Leslie is in the city on
a few days' visit. .
Mr. S. J. Wooten went to Columbia
yesterday on business.
Mrs. Mary Lindsay is visiting rel
atives and friends at Kinards.
Mr. O. MeR. Holmes and family
are spending two weeks at Virginia
Mrs. Isabel T. St. Amand is spend
ing a few days at Saluda Old Town.
visiting her son.
Messrs. Robert Norris and Simpson
Zimmerman are on a pleasure trip to
Mrs. W. A. Jamieson re.t.rned -to
the city Wednesday. after a visit to
friends in Laurens.
Messrs. J. G. Daniels and E. E.
Williamson left the city Wednesday
for a ten days' trip to New York.
Miss Mattie Abney returned to her
home in Greenwood Wednesday, af
ter a short visit to Miss Dorothy
Mr. and Mrs. Luther C. Barr, of
Columbia, who have been visiting
relatives in the city, returned to their
Mr. Olie Bowers returned to the
city Wednesday, after a short trip to
the mountains, where he has been
Mr. Olin Fulmer. of Columbia, is
spending a few days in the city with
relatives and friends, having stopped
over on his way to the mountains.
--Mr. Joseph Mann and Miss Dora
Mann left the city .Vednesday for
Baltimore and other northern points.
where Mr. Mann will purchase his
.tock of winter goods.
Mr. R. C. Bruce, agent of the Equi
table Life Assurance society, has re
turned from a business trip to Char
VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
Commencing today the Newberry
Library will open at 4:30 p. m. and
.close at 7 p. m.
The meeting of the board of direc
tors of the Newberry County Ware
house company will be held August
28th at 11 o'clock.
There will be no preac-hing at St.
Pauls church until the 1st Sunday
in September. as :he congregation
has granted their pastor a vacation.
West End News.
The report as approved in the West
End news on the 8th is without a
founda~tion. Rev. N. N. Burton has
not resigned as pastor of WVest End
B-apti *urch. The correspondent
of \V st End news understond from
the reports circulated so the report
as it appeared was of.ficial.
Mrs. WV. M. Thomas was called
away on account of the serious illness
of her mother in North Carolina.
Mr. John L. Moody and family
have moved to Augusta. Georgia.
Tihe floor of the tower in the new
church gave way under the weight of
223 sacks of cement which was placed
there to keep dry.
Mr. Wi. M. Thomas wvas acciden:al
lv h'art in Asheville last week. He
tried :o hoardl a t:^ollev car w>i!e in
WVe.: End lost two games last
week. having playedl fourteen and
lost three. The game e Saturday
was a go-Md one consi!deruga the dis
advan ages under which they p)layed.
Two of the players were disabled
andl were forced to retire from the
game which weakened the team con
'Dhe third ouarterly conference of
O'Neali Stree-t and Mollo'hon churches
will be held in the graded school
building Saturday night at S o'clock.
Rev. J. C. Carlisle will preside.
I have just opened our new Fall
Gloves. A large assortment, includ
ing large Gauntlet Gloves for mill
-men, railroad men, and working men.
Prices right. Come and See them.
A. C. TONTD
Death Of D. Langdon Moore.
D. Langdon Moore. a former res
ide'.t of New%berry county died at his
home in Newman, Ga., August iwh.
1905. in the 72nd year of his age.
He moved from South Carolina to
Georgia thirty-nine years ago. and
there are very few of his old friends
and acquaintances left to read this
notice of his death.
He was a successful farmer, always
taking great pride in attending to
every detail of his large farm, until
failing 'health compelled him to give
up his chosen occupation about a
eyar ago. He suffered greatly from
a complication of diseases, and when
death came he welcomed it gladly.
He was :.vize married; his first
wife was Miss Amanda Counts.
daughter of Squire Wesley Counts of
.this coun'ty. The second time he
married Mrs. Melissa Harris.daughter
of James Cureton, also of this county.
Of 'is immediate family there are
his widow. five children, and two of
his sisters who survive him. Two of
his daughters. Mrs. Simpson Domi
inick and Mrs. Luther D. Boozer
live in South Carolina. His two sisters
Miss Frances Moore and Mrs. W. P.
Pugh, have always lived in Newberry
Prosperity, Aug. 15. 1905.
First Bale Of Cotton.
The first bale of cotton received
in Newberry this year was ginned at
the Farmer's Oil mill Tuesday, com
ing from the farm of Mr John C.
Hipp. The bale weighed nearly 400
pounds and was sold to Mr. Nat Gist
for ten cents.
Shortly after Mr. Hipp's bale was
sold Mr. Jeff. Lane sold t'he second
bale the price being 9 cents.
Children's Day At 'Zion.
Children's day will be observed at
Zion churdh. Saturday. August 19.
An address will be delivered by Rev.
J. H. Graves and the exercises will be
conducted by the children of the Sun
day school. The music will be most
enjoyable, as Charlie Tillman's No. 4
Revival hymn book will be used.
The public is cordially invited to
attend and bring their baskets with
Service will begin at 11 o'clock
News From Chappel1s.
Chappells, Aug. 15.-Mrs. A. P.
Coleman, Mrs. Geo. T. Reid. Mrs.
W. 0. Holloway and Mrs. WV. R.
Reid have returned to Chappells from
a two weeks visit to the mountains.
Miss Carrie Shelor a charming
young lady from Anderson is t'he
guest of Mrs. WV. R. Reid.
Messrs. A. M. and G. McG. Smith
traveling for the Harkny Pottery Co.,
are at home for a short vacation.
Mr. Nick Coleman. of Higgins
Ferry. has been spending some time
Miss Vick .Reid on her way from
Hendersonville. N. C.. stopped over
in Anderson for a fewv days.
Miss Dempie Scurry is visiting
relatives and frier.ds in Spartanburg.
The R. A. L. club had its annual
meeing several days ago. The fol
lowing officers were elected:
G. A. Coleman. president: J. B.
Boazman. v'ice. president: John B.
The crops throug~h this immediate
section while fairly good will not come
p to last year.
Mr. John B. Scurry visited Lola
M 'ndav on "business."
Mr. A. P. Coleman entertained the
WVhist club Thursday night.
e Chappeils base ball :eam went
o Abbeville last Friday to p)lay the
Abbeville boyvs. At the beginning of
the fourth inning the score was 8 to i
in favor of Chappells. When a very
unfortunate affair occurred. In some
a Mr. Roy Jones and Mr. Hale
Serrod became involved in a dliffi
clty. Jones hit Sherrol on the head
with a ball. which came near proving
serious. For thours Hale was uin
conscious and wvas unable to leave
his room for several days. While
the game was nit nished any one
could easily see that the Abbevilie
oys were out classed. So far the
Chappells ball team has not lost a
game this season.
good line of Men's Working
Shirts Overalls and Pa.nts at A. C.
Doings of The People-Sunday
Prosperity. S. C.. Aug. 17.-The
Sunday school convention of Newber
ry County conference met in Grace
church Prosperity on Wednesday and
Thursday Aug. 9th and ioth. The
discussion of the topics were full and
quite an interest was taken in the
work of the convention. There were
i6 reports from the schools, three not
The reports were not as full as
t4hey should have been and while they
show the work done in part it does
not show the real work that has been
done during the last year.
The committee on tabulation re
ported that the number of schools
in the conference to be nineteen.
Number of new schools or
Number of scholars reported 1.413
Number of teachers and officers 150
Contributior for school pur
Number of confirmations re
ported from 9 schools 6o
The following topics were discuss
The Object of the Sunday school.
A training school in each Sunday
school for training teachers and a
Central Normal school for the con
Aggressive Sunday school work.
The proper equipment and arrange
ment for teaching the graded system
Should others besides the confirma
tion class be admitted for confirma
Dr. Geo. B. Cromer. Prof. Joe
Hunter, of Clemson. Mrs. A. J.
Bowers. Mrs. J. A. Summer and many
other earnest workers were present
and participated in the discussions.
The convention will meet next year
with Bethlehem church during the
mont'h of July instead of August as
the most of our pastor are on a vaca
tion that month.
An executive committee consisting
of the officers and Rev. O. B. Shear
ouse, J. J. Long and Dr. Geo. B. Cro
mer was appointed to have charge
of the work of getting up a program
and other details of the convention.
Officers elected for the ensuing year,
R. T. C. Hunter, president; Capt. H.
H. Folk, vice president; A. H. Kohn,
secretary; Prof. J. S. Wheeler, treas
While t'he convention was not
largely attended as was desired yet all
felt that the work done was good
and much life was enthused into the
workers that were present. WVe ex
pect much good from this meeting
and feel sure .that all the Sunday
schools in the conference will have
pastors, superintendents and delegates
present at tVhe next convention.
At a meeting of Co. G. 13th S. C.
Vs. a committee consisting of the
following Messrs. J. F. Banks. L. S.
Bowers. A. H. Miller, G. S. Moore and
Geo. B. Aull was appointed to or
ganize the sons and daughters of Go.
G into an association so as to perpet
ate the old company when all those
who wvore the gray have passed away.
This should be a pleasure and the
boys and girls of these gallant sol
diers s'hould join. Any member of
the committee will be glad to take
your name and hand ,it to the proper
officer and thus have you enrolled.
As the mountain excursion from
Charleston turned the curve just be
low the station they~ found on the
track .iust ahead Section Master Mc
lever car. The hands at once joined
the bird gang and le.ft Mr. McDonald
to battle with the on rushing train.
The had the car across the track
and in another seco1yl would have
been safe but alas t'he engine was
there and two machines could not
occupy the track at the same time
and the usual result came to pass.
Fortunately no one was hurt. The
train was delayed about 30 minutes
to fix up the damage done to the
Our little town has had several
things to liven up the dull monoto
n of these August days. One day
ast week one of t'he conductors on
the southern left his train too long
on a crossing and when our wide
awake marshal went for him he signed
his train ahead and just as his train
was passing swung aboard and left
he marshal to grapple with vacancy.
But. thee.i andA old saying "that he
laughs best who laughs last" and in
this case the marshal got the last
laugh. When 'his train arrived' here
the return trip the marshal was on
hand and he was duly marched off
to the lockup. After helping to in
crease the cash account of the town
he was permitted to go on 'his way a
wiser and perhaps a sadder man.
The other warm member was the
speaking at Young's Grove yesterday.
As the Herald and News had a re
porter on the ground we will leave
it for him to tell of the stirring times
Mrs. J. L. Sease, wife of Mr. J. L.
Sease was laid to rest in the family
burying ground at the residence of
the family in Lexington county near
Vheeland academy on last Thurs
day. We have not been able to get
dhe particulars of her death or her
age. We hope to do *this in our next
Mr. A. J. 'ibson and daughter,
Miss Nina are visiting Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph H. Hunter.
Judge Cunningham has been on a
visit to Mr.Hunter the past week.
Mrs. Lilly Julain and Mrs. N.
Nance, of Lake City, Fla., who were
called to S. C. on account of the death
of their mother, Mrs. J. L. Sease, are
visiting relatives in and around
Mrs. J. P. Kennedy, of Due West,
is visiting her mother. Mrs. D. H.
Mrs. C. M. Boyd is visiting at The
old home at Due West.
Mr. J, McFall Ridgell after a pleas
ant visit to our town returned home
last week. He was visiting his aunt,
Mrs. A. M. Lester. M.iss Lena Lester
went home with him and spent the
past week iu Bacesburg.
Miss Estelle Stewart will give an
at 'home on Friday night in honor of
Misses Wharton and McKie.
M-. I. M. Domin-ick and wife, of
Ephworth, Greenwood county, have
been on a visit to our town spending
some time with his brother, Mr. T.
We would again call attention to
Childrens' Day at Zion church on
Saturday the tgth of August and to
say that there will be a basket or
picnic dinner and all are invited to
attend and that there will be good
Mrs. Eliza Houseal, of Newberry,
has been on a visit to her sister, Mrs.
The Woodmen of the World will
have an enjoyable occasion on Thurs
day night. They will -give a social
at their hall and will have cream and
cake and other good things to eat so
the -ommittee says. Tt is fo.r the
benefit of the members and it is
to be! hoped that all the members will
Dr. and Mrs. J. B. Simpson are
visting the doctor's brother, T. R.
Smpson, of Anderson county. They
are accompanied by J. B. Duncan.
Mrs. McCullough is still at t.he
bedside of her sick son in Newberry.
Mr. J. E. Counts has returned to
hs wvork in Memphis after a very
pleasant rest at t'he old home in S. C.
Misses Leona and Mattie Epting
have returned to Newberry after a
pleasant visit to Miss Mamie Countcs.
We regret to announce the death
of Mrs. Mary A. Monts wife of Levi
Monts. Mrs. Monts had been sick
fr some time but her death was un
expected and was due to heart fail
ure. She was about 70 years old.
WVe have also learned of the sud
den death of Mr. T. WV. Summer on
Tuesday. Mr. Summer wvas found
dead in his bed. Judge Hair held
an incauest we are told but wve tave
not been able to hear what the verdict
of the coroner's jury was. Mr.
Su,mer buried hiis wvife about three
weeks ago. WVe have just learned
that the verdict was that death was
fronm natural causes.
A number of our citizens have
taken advantage of the low rates and
have gone north.
Mr. and Mrs. W:. A. Moseley and
Miss Jessie Moseley. Mrs. S. WV.
Calmes. Misses Lula and Lena Mose
ley and Miss Della Bowers have gone
north. WVe wish them bon voyage.
Mrs. K. Baker is visiting her father
Mrs. Kate Barre, of Columbia, has
been visiting the Misses Barre the
Miss Marie Reag.in is visiting in
Mrs. E. E. Young and Robert and
Mry TLizzie Wise and Hal and Nellie
have retw'uned from their stay at the
Farmers report that the rains of the
past week has injured the cotton to
quite an extent causing it to throw
off very badly.
On account of lack of space the
remainder of this letter will be in
Service At St. Matthew.
There will be two services at St.
Matthew's next Sunday (third Sun
day in August.) Communion will be
administered in the forenoon. The
public is cordially invited to attend.
In our last issue there appeared in
the local columns of this paper that
Rev. J. A. Sligh would probably
speak on the anti-dispensary side of
the question at Young's Grove.
This was a mistake. Mr. Sligh was
to speak, but as most of our readers
know, he is not against t'he dispen
sary. We regret the error.
Sheriff Buford Gets Wrong Negro.
Because his name happens to be
the same as that of a negro who is
badly wanted in South Carolina for
the murder of his wife last spring,
Lumus Kinard had a very bad quar
ter of an hour yesterday afternoon
with Sheriff M. M. Buford,'ef New
berry, S. C. The sheriff received
word that the man 'he wanted was in
Asheville and upon his arrival here
secured a warrant from Sheriff Reed
and arrested the man. only to find
that his information 'was incorrect
and that he had a Lumus Kinard, but
not the Lumus Kinard for whom he
was so diligently searching. He re
leased the negro as soon as the mis
take was discovered.-Asheville Cit
I have added to our stock for fall
a magnificent line of Clothing for
Men, Boy's and Children.. All new
and up to date. Come and See them.
A. C. JONES.
The regular fall examination for
teacher's Certificates will be held in
the court. house at Newberry on Fri
day, September 15, 1905. Prospective
applicants will take notice-'that there
will be no other examination after
this one until the third Friday in May,
196. The examination will begin
promptly at 9 o'clock.
J. S. Wheeler,
Co. Supt. Education.
FOR SALE-,20o bushels choice
western red rust proof seed oats.
Just arrived. 'We offer, while t'iey
last, at 55 cents spotc cash. Buy A
quick before the advance.
WANTED-A position as Stenogra
pher by a young lady by the first of
September. Address "Stenographer"
Care of Herald and News.
WANTED-You to know I will be at
Propenity Drug Store, Prosperity,
S. C., Friday and Saturday. Mark W.
Gantt, Opt. D.
WANTED-Girls to do ligtit sewing
on power machines. No experience
necessary. Wages paid while learn-*
ing. Clean, lightc work. Good board
ing place. Whitmire Mfg. Co., Whit
mire, S. C.
MONEY TO LOAN.--We negotiate
loans on improved farm lands at
seven per cent. interest on amounts
over one thousand dollars, and
eight per cent. interest on amounts
less than $1,ooo. Long time and
easy payments. Hunt, Hunt &
WANTED to sell six houses and lots,
and 13 vacant lots near Farmer's
Oil Mill. 25 horse-power engin and
boiler-Eran make. 2 wakons and an
8-year-old horse. Apply to
P. R. Hallman,4
Newberry, S C.
WANTED to purchase 5,00o acres
good farm land for cash. Newber
ry Land and Security Co.
Banister's Fine Shoes for Gentle
men, for fall and winter.. Just receiv
ed at A. C. TONES.