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The Enrollment the Largest Yet
Addresses By Ministers of the
City and Othe-rs.
The formal opening of Newberry
college was had in the magnificent
auditorium at the college on Friday.
The pastors of the various churches
in the city were present by invitation
and made addresses of welcome and
gave the students some advice. This
editor has not missed an opening of
the college with possibly one or two
exceptions for the past 28 years.
'First in the chapel in the old build
ing, when ic was the only building
on the campus, a-nd one time in the
hall over the furniture store of Kib
ler, Dennis and Co., and then in the
c&apel in the Keller Memorial, and
now in the beautiful auditorium of
MHolland hall. We were there when
Dr. Holland and Prof. Arrignton were
,delighted if the enrollment reached
75. The college has grown. Every
-one is delighted at its growch. All
institutions of learning in the state
-i the past few years have been pros
pering. The people are more able to
educate their children and there is
more interest in the subject.
Then there were no co-eds. and no-t
vany post-graduates on the roll. The
1aculty was not large but the woA
-was thorough and the boys had lit
tie time for anything but study. It is
gratifying to see such a flattering be
ginning of the present session. It is
Nhoped that this revival in education
-will continue until every boy and
'every girl in this old state and
-*roughout the country may have the
%!advanlages of a liberal education.
Among those who spoke at .the for
imal opening on Friday there was only
-one representative of the former stu
-dents and oavering that period before
the college had taken up its temporary.
abode in Walhalla and that was Dr.
Leavell. 'It would have been appro
priate if the presiden-t had called on
some one of -those who were students
-while at Walhalla. Of course Dr. Cro
are~d would have been called on but 'he
was unavoidably absent. He and Dr.
Bower-s, both alumni, spoke on Wed
"esday morning, but at this formal
opening there was no alumnus.
~We could not help but regret that
~he president did no-t know that Prof.
John Belton O'Neall Holloway was
present on both Wednesday and Fri
-cay morning,, because he could then
Thave had the 'period in the history of
the college from 1869 to 1877 repre
'sented 'by one who gradtrated as far
back as 1875 and one who has been a
true friend to the college and possibldy
jrepared for and sent to the college
five 'ines 'as many students as any
Everybody gives -to the young men
mpd -young women who have come to
sdoturn amon-g *us even temporarily
- a most cordial welcome and . trusts
nha zthe stay here may be profitable
- Zboh -alike.
Pasto-r W. L. Seabrook sent his re
gresat'his absence being ou-t of town.
Mter 'devotional exercises the presi
~ Rev. Dr. E.:P. McClintock.
'Dr. McClintock laid particular
-stress upon the moral development
7 the students would receive at the
.institution. He declared with empha
sis and feeling that he spoke from 'his
- 7ersona'l knoivledge of the president
of the college and every member of
ihe faculty that wihile they would re
~oice it the mental development of
the pupils, they twou'ld rejoice more at
their moral development-the earnes-t
- desire was the moral development of
every student under their tutelage.
'Said the reverened speaker, these pro
2fessors will teach you moral ethics,
Charistian ethics, a high stanidard of
right and incorruptible manhood and
womnanhood. When Dr. Scherer
Arands you your diploma his heart
'will 'rejoice most-and this feeling
wiH be shared by every menmber of
the faculty-that they 'have endeavor
ed to' educate you in Christian ethics,
in the class room, by association, the
'principles of Christ-ian knowledge and
-th'e:price'less gem of iC'hristian relig
Rev. S. H. Zimmerman
~aid he was glad to be here. that he
had experienced more genuine de
light since *ne had become a member
of this cummunity and had knirwn
'.his college and the young men con
nrected with it better than any other
It was a positive pleasure to mingle h
with the young men of Newberry col- t.
lege. He has rejoiced at and fre- t
quently c(ammenced on the manly and
ladylike way in which the young me! t
and young ladies conducted them- z
sel.ves on the streets, on the campus. i
on the athletic field, everywhere, the
same high and honorable deportment b
characterized their actions. Their ad- f
mirable behavior had impressed him t
greatly and he was glad to bear this
willing and unreserved testimony th-is v
morning. He had frequently remark- l
ed when ispeaking of the ball team t
that it was composed of a set of high- a
toned and honorable young men as b
could be found anywhere, young men fl
of high character and gentlemanly d
demeanor, he was proud of it! The f
speaker declared *to the school-let a
not this high spirit be lowered. Does e
it pay to spend four years a7 college? r
asked Mr. Zimmerman. Does it pay t
to increase the burdens of the father, t
and to add to the cares, the strains the e
anxities of tEhe mother, at home, for c
your absence adds a strain to some
other member of the family. on the d
farm, in the store, in the shop- a
somewhere. Let each one ask himself n
and herself the serious and solemn h
question, does .it pay to spend these n
years at college? He said he would b
answer the question for each one,
YES! This association at college,
the training received here, will broad- b
en your view of humanity and life,
will strengthen heart, will prepare you b
for life's work. Stand by the truth e
for this is necessary to everythingelse t:
in life. One thought more: In your i
thoughtful moments and silenc medi- a
-tations, stay with the *folks at home f
just a little while every day, they have t
not forgotten you, you must not for- I
get *hem. Your dear mother's -heart Y
goes out to-you every day, her prayers. 0
follow your every footstep, every 9
message from -her is a God bless my
boy or girl-you carry your .father's a
name-see that it is not tarnished by .
any dishonorable deed, guard it
strictly from defilement-do all the r
good you can, help the poor fellow a
that's weak, inspire some one with
some high and 'noble though't, encour
age some life and you will be the 'bet
ter qualified for your own work and (
duties, then your presence 'here will
not be in vain, meet discou:ngements
like men-you are here to encounter I
discouragements but remember you
are here 'to overcome them. I
Rev. J. L. Williamson r
did not expect to be called upon and d
was not .prepared with a speech but I
gave a hearty amen to th-e excellent *a
remarks that had been spoken already. a
The student is not here to waste C
time, declared Mr. Williamson. He r
then gave figures estimating in dol- I
lars and cents the disproportion be- 'V
tween the value of the educated man r
as compared with the uneducated. s
His remarks were short but pointed a
Rev. G. A. Wright
was always glad to be present at
the opening exercises and to extend
the hand of welcome to the students' t
old 'and new. Every parent before
sending his child to school naturally
asks, is it safe? and it .is right that this
question shou'ld concern every parent.
He was glad to say that Newberry ~
college is' a safe place to send our
children-was safe under the admin
istration of the scholarly Dr. Cromer,
Ithe present mayor ~ of 'Newberry
and eminently safe under Dr. Scherer..
Again, Newberry is safer than when
most of you left last June for since
then we have' voted out the dispen
sary, and now we feel that Newberry
is safer not only for the young men of
or town but also for you, the college
What you will be in after years will
depend largely if not altogether upon
what you are here.at college, it may ~
e this very session will determine
your'destiny for good and all or will
in after life. Here you will find out
what gift you have, just as the car
penter looking upon h.is chest of tools, t
does not know what 'tool's are therein
till he 'hias examined. Concentrate
your min.ds and energies-the bullet
and powder lying in an open space
will produce nothing but smoke when
ignited, but put in a compact form int
the weapon and discharged will pene
trate the 'hardest substance and ac
complish its puirp'ose. Your coming
here places reiewedl ohiig ations upon.
the town of Newberry but you have a
correspo:nding dluty upon yourselves.
Dr. W. E. Pelham
was taken by surprise but was glad to
welcome all to the town, that his
eart and:soul ,were in this great work
hat nothing rejoice* his heart more
han The fact that so many of our
Wung men and voung wimmen arc
aking advantage of this college an&
cl.ools all over the country to ac
uire an education. For this means
iey are striving for a higher aid a
etter work in life, which are to be
jund in an educated mind and a cul
Rev. W. Hayne Leavell
;as surprised and -delighted at -the
irge attendance, so different to the
ime forty years ago when he had
ttended the college. Mr. Leavell in
eautiful language gave some delight
il reminiscences of his college days,
ays spent with the fathers andgrand
athers of some of the young men
nd young women before him. Co
ducation shows you are brave young
ien for in his day he did not
bink he and his fellow students
ieir fathers-would have been brave
nough to stand such ordeals as re
iting in the class with young ladies.
fr. Leavell then admon-ished the stu
ents before him that life to be of
ny value must give out something,
ot self centered. It does not matter
ow much education you receive, how
uehi influence you win, it would not
le worth anything io you and the
rorld unless you give out something.
)o something, 'dare somethi-ng, it is
erter to give than to receive.
Rev. W. H. Greever
rought the sympathy of every Luth
ran in our southland and rejoiced
hat every sc!hool notes an increase
i attendance, .showing a wider work,
better and more general influence
or good, these exercices reminded
ie speaker of his first day at college.
fie gave as a piece of advice to the
oung student body-if he 'had -o go
ver his school -life again-he would
'eneralize more in his work-would
iake broad and general his study
nd then he would be thorough in
is work. I.f you make your training
road and general you will avoid nar
owness; if you make it thorough you
void superficiality, the bane of the
rorld to day.
The Biggest value in Lawn, in dress'
oods and Silks
Hair and Havird.
tally Day At Presbyterian Church.
Rally servi.ces were held at the
~resbyterian church on last Sunday
ight when trhe children of the Sun
ay school held interesting exercises.
>r. W. E. Pelham is superintendent
nd handled the programme with ease
nd efficiency. The music by the
hoir' was appropriate and charmingly
endered. The address was made by
ev. W. Hayne Leavell, D. D., in
rh'ich he urged the school and the
embers of the church to read and
tudy the Scriptures more earnestly
nd diligently. H-e said he has been
mazed and shamed at the ignorance
f the average church me.mber-not:
say anything of those from whom
e would not -expect it-about the
i~ble. In charming language but in
erms that were so simple that a child
ould unllerstand him, he depicted th-,
iarvelous beauties and richness 01
he Bible, in biograph-y, in poetry, in
ramatic incidents, in historic:al por
raiture, in profound scholarships,as of
t. Paul, the great logician and schol
r, inl delineation of beautiful char~'
ter, as of Ruth, of the intensely in
eresting life of David, rising fronm
iumble parentage to the throne or
is people-a man after God's own
Dr. Leavell's address was short bur
vas delightful, delivered with that
ase and grace so characteristic of the
The reports from The various offi
ers of the Sunday school were inter
sting and encouraging.
Dr. Pelham, the wide-awake super
ntendent in behal-f of the school re
urned thanks to the large audience
or their presence and interest in
hese exercises. He urged every one
:onnected with the school to re
loubled efforts to increase the ef
iciency of the school. He announc
:d th.at he would shortly establish the
radle Roll department-but paren
hetically remarked that by diligenr
nestigation he could enroll 'but two
t present. He wvill also push more
igrou wsly the HIomne D)epartment
Our Special 4 day sale is going on
THair and Havird.
The Movements of Many People,
Newberrians and Those Who
.\liss _\ary Nance Fair iShome fron
Miss Carrie Jones is home from
Mr. A. C. Mills, of Kinards, spent
Saturday and Sunday in the city.
Mr. T. E. Dean, of Union, is visit
ing his sister, Mrs. A. T. Brown.
Mr. Warren Fulmer, of Columbia,
was in the city Saturday and Sunday.
Mr. J. B. Lathan, of Little Mountain.
was in the city yesterday.
Mr. A. M. Teague, of Columbia,
was in the city yesterday.
Dr. J. G. McMaster has returned
from New York.
George B. Cromer, Esq., went up to
Abbeville on Monday on professional
Miss Mamie Epting, of the county,
spent Saturday and Sunday with Mrs.
H. B. Wells.
sMiss T. J. Watts left yesterday for
Saluda, N. C., where she will attend
Mrs.,Adella Davenport, of Kinards,
is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Maggie
Mrs. T. L. Streetman and children,
of Asheville, N. C., are visiting her
father, Mr. W. M. Shackleford.
Mr. W. J. DeBruhl, of Columbia,
spent Sunday and Monday with Mrs.
W. E. Ruff and family.
Miss 1-annie Mae Henderson, of
WIhitmire, is visiting in the city.
Judge J. R. Chaplain and wife on
the way to their home in Florida
stopped over in Newberry a day., or
two with friends and relatives.
Mr. and tM.rs. E. B. Johnson have
returned to Newberry. Mr. Johnson
is very much improved having been
successfully operated on for appendi
-itis by Dr. Guerry.
VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
Miss Lurline Evans has gone to the
Mr. Samuel Butler Evans, a son of
Dr. 0. B. Evans, of Kinards, has gone
to the South Carolina college.
Miss SmiTh, of Kinards. has gone
to the Presbyterian college, at Co
The Holy communion of the Lord's*
Supper was cellebrated at the Ch.urci
of the Redeemer on last 'Sunday
morning, the pastor, Rev. W. L. Sea
brook being assis,ted in the services
by Rev. Dr. Jas. A. B. Scherer.
Mr. T. D. Ramage has sold his fine
plantation in the Long Lane section
of this county to Mr. C. S. Suber for
$8,oo and will move to Coronaca im
Greenwood county where he has pur
chased aun her fine plantation. We
get to lose such ci.izens as Mr.
Maston Grazier wasp han!ed t'p be
fore the mayor yesterday morning on
a charge ofi transporting whiskey in
violatioin of the dispe'nsary law. Af
ter a preliminary examination of the
matter the mayor sent the case to
court of sessions in November under
a bond o.f $200.
Joe Jackson, codored, was brought
hefore the mayor on Monday morning
on a charge of violating th.e dispen
sary law; was found guilty, and sen
tenced to pay a fine of $30 or do pub
lic work for 30 days. At last account
Joe's bank deposits had shrun.ken
amazingy and he was looking sadly
towards the streets.
Real es:ate bl-ought good p)rices
when sold at public auction yest-erday.
In the case of the Savings bank
against J. G. 'Yolling, Jr., and otrhers,
tract No. 1 containing 476 acres was
sold to J. G. Wo".ing. Jr.. fm r S..000:
t.ract No. 2. of 113 acres ..;od to san:
party for $20O.00.
Estate lands of S. D). Crom'er sold
WVicker fr : 5.00: Ko z. :" acre
for $147.00 to John A. Cromer: No. 4.
122 acres for $1175.00 to H. C. Hollo
COUNTY COTTON GROWERS.
Meeting of County Association Yes
terday-Resolve to Stand For
Eleven Cents for Thirty
The C,tton Grower' Aociation
held its meeting yesterday in the
court house. There was not as full
attendance as was desired and keen
regret was felt at the absence of
President E. D. Smith who was ex
pected to be on hand and make an
President Hunter suggested chat
in order tc make the organization
more effective for good to the mem
bers that a more thorough organiza
tion should be perfected throughout
the county. Lukewarmness on the part
of even those who have been appoint
ed to perform certain work has crip
pled the effectiveness of the society.
Rev. J. A. Sligh made some remarks
along this same line and urged the
farmers to rally to the standard of the
organization that they may reap
greater benefits from it. He further
said if this organization fails it will
be the fault of the farmers themselves,
that the bankers, the business men
throughout the country were in sym
pathy with us in this grand work, and
if we fail the blame can be rightly .
laid 1o the door of every lukewarm
farmer in the county. Speculators
are daily fleecing the farmers and the
pity is the farmers themselves are to
blame because they will not sufficient
ly organize and meet organizafion
with organization. The farmers seem
indifferent to their fate. Look at the
results accomplished even with an im
perfect organization in holding cot
ton above ten cents when if ,it were
not for this very organization cot
ton would drop immediately to eight
or may be to six cent.s. Wha wouil
it be if we were thoroughly organized
so as to meet the fleecings of those
who are growing rich on the hard
labors of the farmers.
Mr. Alan Johnstone.made a spirited
alk along the same lines and so did
some others. After a free interchange
of thoughts and experiences it was
on motion unanimously decided to
hold cotton to the eleven cents price
for the next thirty days or until an
other meeting of the association. This
was carried by a rising vote.
The date for the joint sin.ging pic-.
nic at Cannon's creek has been chang
ed to Saturday next the 7th instead of
the 14th as ha-s been stated in The
Herald and News. The following
brethern have accepted invitations
to speak on t-his occasion: Rev. 3. A.
Sligh, Rev'. J. 3. Long and Rev. C.
:A Big Lot Patent Leather Hats and
Hair and Havird.
SPEC! AL NOTICES.
OLD CLOTHES-Of every descrip
tion hought for the highest price by
R. C. -.T!1ams.
BIRD DOG-Liver colored setter,
ral cut--Can be had by calling on
Antine Buzhardt and paying for this
NOTICE-No new pupi'l will be- ad
mitted into the First grade of
Boundary Street school after October
W. A. Stuckey,
NOTICE-There is no better stimu
ia:n and nerve tonic than SHAW'S
PUR E MALT. It will give you
strength and energy. For sale at the
FOR SALE-49 acres, one 8-room
Idwelling, stables, barn and other
improvements, ini the heart of Silver
Street. Land lies well. Bouknight &
Sheppard will show it. If not sold
this month for $1,400 will rent it out
for next year. R. G. Spearman & Co.
WANTED-By Chicago Manufac
turing house, person of trustworth
: :1 .s::svhat familiar with lo
e. alry: $iS paid weekly.
l'v .nan::e: p 'sition. No investment
required. Previous experience not es
sential to engaging. Address, Mana