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THE 'NEWS OF PROSPERITY.
The New School Building Dedicated
-Pastor Kreps to be Installed
Prosperity, November 15.-Our
town was very much. surprised on
Wednesday morning by the report
that two of our popular young people
had decided to double their joys and
divide their sorrows. It was expected
in the near future but .not so soon.
The two happy young people who
have stated- out on. life's j.ourney
were the obliging young merchant,
MT. J. Arthur Counts and Miss Geor
gie Schumpert. Rev. M. 0. J. Kreps
performed the )marriage ceremony.
We extend our congratulations to
our young friends and wish long life
and much happiness.
Rev. .and!Mrs. Kreps ihave gone to
Augusta, Georgia, to be present at he
marriage of their son on Wednesday
The grand event of the week was
the dedication of the new school build
ing. The town and district is to be
congratulated on 'the completion of
the modern school house. After long
waiting it now crowns the highest
point in town and points the way to
an education for all 1who try. The
secretary of :the board read a state
ment of the cost of the building,
equipment, etc., showing an expendi
ture of $5,000.
Aiddresses were made by different
members of the board and citizens
together with the two pas~tors, Revs.
McKain and Kreps, who were present
and- by County Supt. of Education J.
S. Wheeler and Prof. J. B. O'Neall
_1olloway. The speeches of all were
Col. Holloway kept the school and
older ones in a roar with his witti
-cism. We are glad that we have :the
lbeautiful school building and with this
equipment and the faculty we now
have we see no reason whj the results
\otained s;hould not be the very best.
Rv. H. C. ' Grossman and Mrs.
Grossman of Walhalla were the guests
of your correspondent during synod.
'1They re.turned to their mountain hom~
Among .the ministors in and passing
through town the past week we noted
the following: Dr. Scherer, Newber
-ry; Rev. J. H. Wjlson, D. D., of Salis
bury, 'N. C.; J. D. -Kinard, of Cameron;
D. B.aGrosec1ose, Leesville; W. H.
Greever and C. sA. Freed; Coltumbia;
3. W. Horine, Charleston; W'. A. Lutz,
Statesville 'N. C.; 3.- D. Bowles, Cor
onaca; A. 3. Bowers, D. D., New
be'rry; C. E. Weltner, Augusta, Ga.;
W.. K. Sligh, Newberry and J. L.
IBuck of Saluda.
Rev. J. L. Buc'k was 'thrown from
his buggy by 'his horse becoming
trightened at a freight train. He w'as
painfully hurt 'but was able to go on
to synod. The buggy was broken up
Rev. M. 0. J. Kreps will be installed
pastor of Grace and Mt. :T-abor
-churches on next Sunday morniAg.
Rev. Dr. Scherer 'will deliver the
c ha:rge to the congregation and preach
the sermon. Rev. WV. H. Greever, of
Columbia will deliver the charge to
the -pastor an-d will also preach in the
(.everiing at 7:30 p. m.
SDr. Hunter is in attendance upon
th~e Lumbermen's convention being
held in Columbia this week. The
North Carolina and Georgia associa
lion will be consolidated with the
South Carolina association.
Our faithful and efnicient town mar
shal has resign\ed. In Mr. D. J. Tay
lor the town had a man wh~o knew
~his duty and did it fear;is;.
Mr. Taylor was a terror to evil
'doers. We trust tha-t his successor
will be as efficient as he. The council
will 'hold an election on November 27,
to fill Mr. Taylor's unexpired term.
We learn that there are four appli
cants and likely to be more.
Mr. E. K. Bedenbaugh is marshal
in the int-erim. The position pays
$35.00 per month.
Mr. McKain, of Columbia, is v'is
iting his father, Rev. 3. K. McKain.
.Miss Georgie Hogrefe, of Augusta,
has been visiting Mrs. M. 0. 3. Kreps
the' past wek.
Messrs. Jas. C. Schumpert, J. P.
Bowers and J. M. Wheeler will leave
:or Oklahoma on Monday. -They 'go
on a prospecting tour and will be gone
for two weeks.
The Woodmen of the World will
h-old a very important meeting on the
first Thursday night in December.
Th annua ee:rion will be 'held at
that time. Let all the members at
tend the meeting.
We hear of a number of K. of P's
talking of going to Peak on next
WX"ednesday night to help train the
new lodge goat for the Peak Lodge
K. of P.
We are pleased to note that Dr.
Wyche is out again.
Mr. P. D. Simpson spent Sunday at
Mrs. Mary Rawl, after a pleasant
visit to Mr. J. A. Simpson, left for her
Miss Victoria Crosson, of Lees
ville, is visiting relatives in and around
Rev. and Mrs. Boyd have gone on
a visit to Mr. Boyd's parents in Mis
sissippi. From there Mr. Boyd will
go to Chicago to attend the Moody
Rev. J. D. Kinard, of Cameron, has
been on a visit to his brother, Mr. H.
J. Kinard, left for a visit to his sis
ter, Mrs. J. S. Werts, of Saluda, on
Mrs. Deimer, of Augusta, Georgia,
on her return from -the Woman's mis
sionary convention a.t Newberry, stop
pe.d over a few days with Mrs. Kreps.
Mrs. J. A. B. Scherer of Newberry,
was a visitor at the parsonage the
past week and visited synod.
Dr. W. A. Dunn, of Pomaria, was
in town on business Tuesday.
Our old friend and classmate in the
old log school house at Little Moun
tain and at present Knight of the Grip
L. C. Bolnad was in town Wednesday
dispensing sweets ior the good of the
boysoand girls and Christmas goodies
-Always glad to see you Dock.
There was a shooting scrape neat
here on Monday. r It seems that some
days ago, two weeks oe more, Wes
ley Kunkel and H. M. Banks had a
difficulty in the road when Kunkel
made at Banks with a stick. Banks
picked up a rock and knocked Kunkel
down. On Monday Banks was hunt
ing near Kunkel's house and his -dog
got over on Kunkel's land and -he shot
it and in turn was shot by Banks.
Kunkel then fired on Banks. Two
shots each were fired. Neither was
eriously, or pain.full.y hurt. Kunkel
was hit 'by three shot. Have not
learned if Banks was 'hit. Kunkel
swore out a warrant and Banks is
ow out on bond.
ri cents cotton did not last long and
very little is coming in.
Quite a quantity of grain is being
sown .this year.
Mr. W. H. Carwile is assisting ,in
'the Bank of Pr&perity. Mr. A. D.
Mayer the bookkeeper being sick.
Mr. J3. 'C. Coun'ts has enlarge.d the
house in which Mr. Berry Livingston
resides on east Main street.
Mr. Bowers 'ias not heard recently
of the progress in the mad dog case.
The analysis is ibeing made and the
treatment of the rabbit is in process
and when completed he will be noti
Miss Agnes Summer who has been
visiting Mrs. 3. F. Browne 'has re
Mr. Dick Copeland, of Clinton, has
been on a visit to our town.'
Rev. 3. D. Bowles, 1of Coronaca,
spent Monday night with his brother
in-law, Mr. S. L. Fellers.
Miss Essie Holley, of Fairfield, has
be'n visiting ini town the past week.
Mr. 3. C. Schumpert has sold 'his
fine driving horse to Dr. WVyc'he.
Mrs. D. WV. Boland 'will entertain
the Sorosis on Thanksgiving.
The Jolley Dozen will meet with
Miss Lillie Mae Russell on the 22.
We wvonder what they will do with
that member who recently deserted
Mr. and Mrs. E. XV. Luther have
returned home after a pleasant visit
to their parents.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Hunter have re
turned from the A. R. P. synod at
Due West. M-r. Hunter informs yourI
corresponden' that the home mission
board of the A. R. P. synod has called
Mr. Boyd to the mission at Anderson,
S. C. It is no-t known if he will ac
cept the call. WVe would regret to
lose Mr. Boyd from our town. He
has stood up and stood out for the
right and has been a power for good
in our midst.
WVe are requesterd to announce that
there will be preaching the 4th Simday
at 11 a. in.. at Bachman Chapel and at
St. Philip's at 3 p. in.. 'by the pastor,
Rev. 3. C. WX.essinger.
Mr. Hyde. the guest of Mr. H. F.1
Wheeler, has been in ~town with Mr.
INTO THEIR NEW BUILDING.
The Handsome New Graded School
Building at Prosperity Complet
Last Tuesday was a great day for
our progressive sister town, Pros
perity. The hopes of many a father
and mother, the plans of a progressive
citizenship culminated when the new
and beautiful brick graded school
building was dedicated. Many anx
ious hearts ihad been looking .for
ward with joyous anticipations to this
glad day. In honor of the occasion
t he stores of the town were closed
from ten o'clock to twelve.
At the appointed hiour, the teachers
and pupils met at the old building
and aforming a procession marched to
the new building. This was a pleas
ing& sight-teachers with -glad hearts,
pupils large -and small buoyan"t in
their c6hildish joys, marching to new
and more commodious qtarters.
The new building is well located on
a -high eminence just in the rear of
the Baptist church overlooking the
town and surr!ounding community for
miles. Like old Zion of old, it is
beautiful for 'a situation. The build
ing has three recitaxion rooms on the
first floor, amply large,, lights in
abundance, properly and hygienically
arranged, with plenty of blacklboard
surface. There is also on this floor
a suitable rioom, with racks- for hats,
cloaks and other articles of the chil
On the second .floor reached by a
gently winding stairway are the au
ditorium, one recitation room and the
library room, vich latter room is
also used for the office of the prin
The auditorium will comfortably
seat about four hunidred. The build
ing is constructed of brick and will
cost w:hen comple'ted and fully equip
ped about $5,ooo-oo
Arbor Day Exercises.
Prof. E. 0. Counts announced that
it had been decided -hey would com
bine arbor -day ex-ercises with the for
mal idedication. df the new building
the actual.lanti g of tih:e trees to be
done. soms we,ster. ~The exercises
were ope4 wi.h praygr by Rev. M.
, 3. Kreps, afte rhichwere shad mu
sic led by lyfiss Rawls at -the organ,
ad' recitations .b'y. -The children. At
the concusion of ,this part of the pro
gramme, Profesdor Counts said that
there were present several pYominent
gentlemen whom he would call on to
say 'a few wlords of encouragemlent
and counsel, and introduced first, Dr.
C. 'T. Wyche, president of -The board
o,f trustees. Dr. Wyche congratulat
ed the community and the school
upon t,he erection of 'this new and well
arranged building. He then warned
the pupils that tihese increased facili
ties brought increased responsibili-ties
and that the board and citizens would
confidently look tio every pupil of the
school to maintain that 'high sense of
honor and integrity so edharacteristic
of t'he old 'time soutth'erner.
Mr. B. B. Sc'humpert read a detailed
statement of 'all monies received,
from what sources and the expenidi
tures, all showing a very healthy fi
nancial conidiitton for this school dis
Col. H. C. Moseley was called on
to say a few words. In 'his own genial
manner he -arose and simply said:
"Peace on earth.' good will to all
men." and resumed his seat.
Furdher appropriate remarks 'were
made by Rev. M. 0. J. Kreps, Rev.
J. K. McKain, County Superintendent
o.f Education J. Sidney WVheeler and
J. B. O'Neall Holloway.
Thus closed 'one of the most inter
esting ever witnessed in Prosperity.
Mr. Julius Cromer and Miss Mary
Boland were 'married November 9, at
the Bethle'hem parsonage by Rev. J.
J. Long. Both parties are from -dhis
COAL-For Hard or Soft Coal call
on S. B. Jones,
The Coal and Ice man.
mers at Hendersonville and his win
ters in Florida.
Mrs. ,T. A. Dominick. after quite an
attack is able to be up again.
Mr. Wilbur Long is buying cotton
seed for the S. S. Dirge Co.
Mr. S. S. Birge is shipping quanti
ties of wood to the up country.
Miss Mayme Jordan has returned
HELP A GOOD CAUSE.
And at The Same~ Time Spend
A Pleasant Evening.
The entertainment to be given un
-der [:he auspices of the Daughters of
the Confederacy on Friday evening,
17th instant, at 8:30 at Holland Hall
will be well worth the price ofadmis
sion. Miss Elizabethi Grimball is a
graduate of the Boston -school of Ex
pression, has studied abroad, and has
taught eliocution in both Converse
college and the Presbyterian college
for Women in Columbia. She -has
been most successful as a reader and
has been most .enthusiastically receiv
ed wherever she has recited. She has
delighted large and cultured audiences
both north and south 'and has recent
ly given charming entertainments in
Gaffney, Union, Greenwood and
Spartanburg. Miss Grimball will be
sisted by some of Newberry's musf
.cians. The price of admision. will be
35 cents for all. Tickets may be pro
cured from any memiber of the chap
ter or .from Mayes' book store. After
-defraying -some expenses necessary
for the mainterance of ;the .chapter,
proceeds of the entertainment will be
devoted to beginning a fund twith
Which -to mark the veterans graves.
This is an object which tie daughters
are most anxious to 'accomplish. They
want to place a small marble bliock
engraved with the Confederate bat
tle flag on every veteran's grave, so
t,h'at on memorial day there will be no
danger -of -overlooking the graves of
any soldier. If this is not 'done soon
before many years it rwiql be hard ito
identify the graves of many of our
bravest soldiers. To -do this will re
quire quite a sum, so the daughters
bespeak for this occasion liberal pat
ronage from all interested in the
"The following is the program for
i. Old Oaken Bucket-Newberry
2. Tfh'at Old Sweetheart of Mine
3. Old BlackJoe-Newberry Col
4 The Woman in the Shoe Shop
Mono1ogue-May Is'ab'el Fiske-Miss
5.- Vocal Duet "Go Pretty Rose"
6. Mandalay, Recessional-Kipling
7. Ma'ssa's in the Cold, Cold Ground
-Newberry college Quartette.
8. L;ove Among the Blackbcards
Myra Keeley-Miss Grinmball.
9. Instrumental Selections-Miss
1o. The Nightmare of the Over
11. Old Folks at Home-Newberry
City Opera House.
Klaw & Erlanger have booked
Minnelli Brothers National Stock
company in our city for one week
commencing Monday, November 20th.
T:his company is one of the besc trav
elling, playing Wilmingtoh, Colum
bia, Petersburg, Norfolk and many
more of the best southern -cities. Mina
Greenell, tVhe star, h-as been featured
wvit&~ some of the big attractions, viz:
"The Show Girl," "The Runaways,"
etc., and is sure to please all the
amusement lovers. The scenery, cos-'
tumes and specialties supporting the
company. leave nothing to be 'desired.
Prices 'have been reduced to 15, 25
and 35 cen'ts. As "a'"special induce
ment, ladies will be admitted Mon
day night for 15 cents.
Miss Kate May Reagin, of Colum
bia, and Mr. Claren-ce E. Miller, of
Marion, S. .C., were married by Rev.
Walter I. Herbert 'at Main 'street M.
E. church November 11, 19o5
The Fourth Quarterly 'conference of
t'he Newberry circuit wvill be held at
Ebenezer church on next Saturday,
November 18. Preaching at 11 a. m.
and conference in afternoon. Dinner
on tche ground. Presiding Elder Rev.
John E. Carlisle will preach Satur
day and also Sunday at 11 a. m. It is
hoped that all the official members
will be present as irnportant business
will .come up.
at 30, 40 and 5o cents per quart at
S. B. Jones'.
,he Movements of Many People,
Newberrians and Those Who
Purity is the mot[o at Mayes' drug
Mr. J. Q. Long, of Greenwood, was
in Newberry this week.
Miss Willie. Jones, of Laurens, is
visiting her sister, Mrs. 0. B. Mayer.
Miss Fannie Lominick, of Pomaria,
is spending the week with .friends in
Mrs. Geo. rT. Reid an-d Mrs. W. R.
Reid, of Chappells, were in the -city
Mr. W. H. Bowen is announced as
a candidate for alderman from Ward
W. H. Bowen is nominated for al
derman from Ward 5 and is pledged
to abide the result of the Democratic
The morning train from Columbia
yesterday was several hours late ow
ing to accident in the yards at Co
Mr. T. S. Hudson begs to decline
the honor of being a candidate for
alderman from Ward 5 and to thank
his friends who nominated him.
Mr. Stuck Groover and Mrs. Ett
ner Cotney were married at thebride's
residence in West End at 4 o'clock
yesterday afternoon. -
There will be a meeting of joint
council of Newberry pastorate, at
W. K. Sligh's office, Newberry, Mon
day, November 27, at ii o'clock a. m.
Dr. 0. B. Mayer returned yester
day from Florcice where he attended
the meeing of 'the Pee Dee medical
associAiton and delivered an addresss
on Wednesday. -
Judge,R. W. Memminger spent
Wednesday night in Newberry hav
ing driven over from Saluda. He
went to Charleston yesterday and will
return Sunday to go To Saluda for
the civil court.
The regular monthly meeting of
the Library association 'will be held
on Monday, ,the 2oth instant, at 4:30
o'clock. As the election of a secre
tary will be in order it is hoped that
tere .will 'be a large attendance.
Just A Word. '
T'he Herald and News needs what
is due it on your subscription. You
can pay us this fall and 'we beg you
not 'o delay it. Our obligations must
be met and we must ask you to help
us. The amount you 'owe is small
bt.,if all .the small amounts are put
together they aggregate quite a suii
to us.' On many of the amounts we
have waired for several years. Do
not permit us to 'wait any longer.
Death of '-Mrs. John A. Cromer, Jr.
Mrs. John A. Cromer died at her
home in Newberry on Thursday
morning abour two o'clock, after an
illness of only a few days.
(Corrected by Nat Gist.)
Good Middling.. .. ...... ...10 1-2
Strict Middling.. .. ......... Io 3-8
Middling .. . . . .O.. . 1 I4
LOST OR STOLEN-Hound puppy,
4black and white spotted. Reward if
informanion tor recovery is furnished.
I. 0. Burton.
FURNISHED room for rent. Apply
to Mrs. J. W. White.
MONEY 'to loan on real estate in
Town and County. Apply to
Mower & Bynum,
FOR the best Salmon, Sardines, Lob
ster, Sh'rimp and all kinds of can
ned or bottled goods call on
S. B. Jones.
FOR SALE-16 acres partly in _and
partly out of ;the incorporate limits
of Newberry. Nice building site and
excellent for truck farming. Easy
terms. ' L. WV. Floyd.
NOTICE-"Just as good" is "Not the
best"-buy the only genuine Shaw's
Pure Malt. For sale at the Dispensary.
FOUND-The Right Place to Buy
Furniture at Shelley & Summer's.
NOTICE-A tonic which is not pleas
ing to .the taste, lacks at leastc one
great virtue-Shaw's Pure Malt is de
1;cojs; Fo sa le at the Dispensary.