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ENGLISH SELF MADE MAN.
-He Must Overcome Greater Difficul
ties Than the American.
Americans are never tired of tell
ing us 'that theirs is the country of
,slf-made,,men. It is, thowever, open
to ques-tion if there ever was an age
or country in which a man of strong
character and ability could not force
'himself to the front and open a career
pretty much according tb. his will.
Even under despotic governments
wonderful stories are told of men of
plebeian origin ob-aining high rank
for some service to the state accom
plished under the patronage -of the&
court. In eastern empires a large
-propkortion of the most successful
statesmen and generals have been
slaves by birth. In western Europe
there is always some circumstance of
the period which favors 1he .rise of
low born ability. In war time a great
soldier or engineer is recognized with
out thought of is parentage. There
has 'always been plenty of military
ability when ambition has been at
tracted in,that direction.
Lkrd Eldon once !boasted that Eng
land was a country where every man
might raise himself from the humblest
origin to the (highest office in the
state. He instanced himself .as proof
of the fact. rIlhe advantages enjoyed
by the present generation are ' far
greater than in his time, nevertheless
the upward path is far more difficult
-and the difficulties to be overcome far
greater than in America.' The supe
riority of knowledge amlong the in
structed, the fixedness of all classes
in the station and to The employment
to which they have been born unite
to render the .pressure very heavy on
any artisan desirous of rising to a
position of d-istinction. Yet the age
is favorable, for it is a period of sci
So many men of humble birth and
training have risen to fame and for
tune in tihis country during the last
two generations that we quite expect
to ear that every successfui invent
or is. tthe son of a.1lalorer of one sort
or another. Arkwright, Wedgewood,
Brindley and Telford were types of
our self-made men in one generation,
jxs't as St.epihenson, Paxton and Whit
worth were types of a later date. At
the end of the 18th and the beginning
of 'th~e 19th centuries, when new ques
tions occasionally arose of which
aristocratic statesmen were ignorant
it was felt that some clever and well
informed -middle class man would un
derstand tihem 'better in all their bear
ings. Then arose Canning and Hus
kisson, called in t'heir day "political
Few poets and artists now spring
from the working classes. As know!
edge and taste have advanced- the
need of cultivation is more generally
perceived by The public, if niot by the
aspirant. We .do not expect a Burns
to be repeated. The poetry of ploughe
boys is prized, if at all, for its clear
reflection of nature, and not 'because
it procee'ds from the ploughbboy. The
same change -has taken place amonm
artists. More knkwledge is now re
quisite for a man to be considered a
great painter than was dreamed of
by our forefathers before the art
treasures of the continent were open
to our study. John Opie, .the Royal
Academician, was a case in point. He
was a son of a carpenter in Cornwall,
and as a lad was always scrawling
likenesses of people and things ith
chalk on every surface within reach.
He attracted the notice of Dr. Wolcot
(Peter Pinda-r), who brought him to
London and introduced him to his
friends as a heaven born genius. Opie
had the sense to perceive in course of
time 'the importance of study. In
stances of artists born in ihumble cir
cumstances becoming famous are not
numerous, probably because educa
tion in its widest sense is necessary
ibr mastery in -art.
In 1the sister art of music less. dis
advantage is experienced from lowly
origin. The means of a scientific mu
sical training tare becoming more and
more accessible and abundant. We
may yet hope to see, as one of the re
sul.ts of the extended cultivation of
music in England, the rise -of -some
lark, springing - from the furrow
mounting on high' to win the world"s
ear with his music. Musical genius is
a matter of organization in which
there is no respect of persons. It
is like mathematical genius, mainly
inherent, while susceptible -of incal
culable enlargement .by application
and a general cultivation 'of the in
The uglier the man the prettier t!he
girl he marries.
A stiff upper lip 'doesn't amiount to
,much if the lower jaw is -too limber.
The foundation' of true happiness is
beinig -satisfied with present posses
Music may be the food! of love, but
maTrriage .requires something more
State of South Carolina,
CounTty of N'ewberry.
Court of Comon Pleas.
J. W. Norwood, Plaintiff,
James M. Henderson and M:rs. Bes
sie Richards,. Defendants.
By order 'of tihe court 'herein, I will
sell before the Court House at New
berry, S. C., on salesday in De=m
ber, to the highest bidder, widhiz the
legal ihours of sale that certain tract
or pl'antatiobi of land lying and 'being
situate in N'~ewberry County, state
aforesaid, containing Seven Hund-red
and Six a'nd one-fourth acre's, *more
or less, hounded by the lands now Ibe
iongng to Ino. G. Wolling, Jr., for
merly of Sarah E. !T. Ohick, lands of
Hayne W. McCraclken, M. F. Byn'um,
Samuel P. Grotwell and Enoree river.
Terms of sale: One third of tthe
purchase money to be paid in cash,
the balance in one and two equal an
nual in.st'allnients, to be secured 'by
bond of the purchaser and mortgage
of the premi:,es, interest on the credit
Sportion to be at the gate of eight per
as cheap as
r-ive Cents u
cent per annum and payable annually;
with '-ave t-) irchaser to anticipate
payn01-s in who'e or in part. Pur
cha:;er tz pay for paIrs.
!!.-. Tikard. Master.
Newberry, S. C., November 10, 1905.
Notice is hereby given that the
books of registration for the Town
of Newberry, S. C., are now open,
and the undersigned as Supervisor of
Regristration for said town will keep
said books open every day from 9
a. m., until 5 p. m., (Sundays ex
cepted), including the 1st day of De
Eugene S. WerEs,
Supervisor of Registration.
NOTICE OF DRAWING JURY.
Notice is hereby given that we, the
undersigned, Jury Commissioners for
Newberry County, S. C., will on the
ith day of November, 1905, at nine
o'clock a. m., in the office of the Clerk
for said CountEy and State publicly
draw thirty-six Jurors to serve as petit
jurymen for the Court of Common
Pleas for Newberry :County, S. C., be
ginning November 27, 1905, and con
tinuing for one .week.
October 30, 1905.
John L. Epps,
Wm. W. Cromer,
Jno. C. Goggans,
NOTICE PRIMARY ELECTION.
Notice is hereby given that a demo
cratic primary election will be held
on Tuesday, the 28th of November,
1905, in the Town of Newberry,
South Carolina, for Mayor and Alder
men of the said Town, to serve one
year, said primary election to be con
ducted according to t!he rules and reg
ulations adopted at The meeting of the
democratic party of said Town held
October 31st, 1905; the polls to be
opened at eight o'clock A. M., and
closed at four o'clock P. M. Th'ere
will be a separate voting 'precinct in
eacih- Ward as follows:
Ward I: Council Chamber.
Ward 2: St-ore of H. P. Baker un
der Crotwell Hotel.
Ward 3: Herald & News Office.
Ward 4: Store of J. W. White.
Ward 5: Near residence of W. M.
The following are hereby' appointed
managers of said election:
Wiard 1: F. M. Lindsay, M. M. Sat
terwhite, S. C. Mercdhant.
Ward 2: A. C. Welch, John A.
Summer, W. M.. Shackleford.
Ward 3: Thomas K. Johnstone,
Alex Singleton, E. Sheely.
Ward 4: L. L. Lane, T. L. B. Epps,
A. H. Dickert.
Ward 5: W. R. Jones, Paul Werts,
G. W%. Hiller.
The attention of all candidates is
called to the following section of Rule
"The candidates receiving the ma
jority of all votes cast for tihe offices
of Mayor and Aldermen respectively,
at said election sh'all be declared the
nominees of the Democratic Party 01
the said Town, Provided, that on or
you can nov
We have the
p to $4.500 I
before twelve o'clock n.oon on Fri
day, the 17th day of November, 1905
each of said candidates shall have lef
a written statemen-t with the Chair
man of the Executive Committee thta
he is a candidate, and th.at he wil
abide the result of such election. N<
vote shall be counted for any candi
date who has not so pledged himself.'
The assessment for each candidatc
is as follows: for Mayor Five Dollars
for Aldermen Two Dollars. This as
sessment must be paid by each candi
date to the Treasurer of the Execu
:ive -Committee on or before the 17tl
day of November, 1905.
By order of the Executive Commit
0. B. Mayer,
I. H. Hunt, Chairman.
Sec'y. & Treas.
HAVE YOUR WATCH
W. B. RIKARD
is now in The Herald an<
News Office where he will d<
your work promptly and unde
Give him a trial.
I !!arI8stai aid WIStrl C8ro'ill R0
(Schedule in Effect April 16, 1905.)
No. 52. Daily.
Lv. Newberry .... .......12-36 P. m.
Ar. Laurens .....:... ..---1.50 P-m2
No. 2. Daily.
Lv. Laurenls..... ....... ..-0-S p. m.
Ar. Greenwood ........... 2.46 p. m.
Ar. Augusta ............---5.20 p. m.
Ar. Aderson . ......7.10 p. m.
No. 42 Daily.
Lv. Augusta................... 2. 235 P- m
Ar.. Allendale.................---------.-4 30 p. ??
Ar. Fairfax. .................. ....... 4.4 p.2m
Ar. Charleston ..........740 p. 21
r. Be auf of't.......................... p.:P
r. Port Royal.. .... ....... .. .... .. 6.40 p. 1
Ar. Savannah......... ......... ....45 p. T
Ar. Waycross.......... .............. .00 P. n
Ar. Jacksonville....................... ..-.
No. 1. Daily.
Lv. Laur ens......... ...... ........ 2.07 p.
Ar. S'partaniburg......................3.20 p.21
No. 52. NO. 87.
Daily. Ex. Sui
Lv. Laurenis................20og p. mn. 8.0o a.21
Ar. Greenville.... .-.----.3.25 p.mn. 10 203.1
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State of South Carolina,
County of Newberry.
Court of Common Pleas.
I Sarah E. Longshore,
Hulda Longshore, et al.
Suit for Partition.
By an order of the Court herein, I
will sell before the Court House at
Newiberry, S. C., the first Monday in
December, igo , saTne being sales
day, all that tra-ct of land in New
berry County, of which Dr. A. L.
Langshore, died seized, containing
Thirty-Six acres, more or less, and
,bounded by lands of Mike Werts, Ja
oob Crouch and :dhe Public Road, also
that lot or parcel of land in Newber
ry County, of which Dr. A. L. Long
shore died seized, conkaining Two
acres, more or less, and bounded by
the Blouknight Ferry Road and lands
of B. M. Havird, and Mrs. E. H. Long
Terms of sale: One-third cash,
balance in one and two years, with in
terest from date of sale, payable an
nually, to be secured by Bond and
Mortgage of the premises -sold, with
leave to purchaser to anticipate pay
ment in whiole or in part. The pur
chaser .to pay for papers.
H. H. Rikard, Mas:er.
Newberry, S. C., Nov. 9, 1905.
We Piano Exhibit.
We ill make our Piano exhibit during
#the Fair at our new store. No. 1428, Main*
Street, opposite Masonic Memple.
are of the standard makes and a* marked
*in plain figures. They range in price*
any house in America to show a better
codialy invited to call and, see our*
i WMALONE MUSIC HOUSE;*
1428 Main Street,
Columbia, S. C.
a price from