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The Movements of Many People,
Newberrians and Those Who
President Scherer, of Newberry col
lege, attended the meeting of 'he
Southern Educational association at
Nashville, Tennessee, last week.-Lu
.Rev.:J. C. Wessinger, the new pas
tor of the St. Philip's charge of the
South Carolina synod, has changed
his address from Prosperity to Lit
tle Mountain, S. C.-Lutheran Visitor.
Mrs. D. S. Pope and Mrs. Ann Je
ter, of Columbia, after a pleasant vis
it to relatives in the city, left -for their
home on Wednesday.
Miss Lurline Evans is home from
Columbia college to spend Thanks
Mrs. W. E. Belcher and children
left Wednesday for fleveland, Ten
nessee, where they will make their fu
Miss Louise Sheppard, of Edge
field, is visiting Miss Lil Griffin in
Mrs. E. F. Blease returned on Tueg
day from Saluda, S.'C., where'she has
been for some time.
No preach-ing will be had at the
Baptist church on Sunday on ac
count of the a6sence of the pastor at
the state convention.
Work on grading the new track by
the C. N. & L. preparatory to build
ing the union depot 'has been com
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Aull and Mrs. I
R..H. Timmerman, of Greenwood
county, are in Newberry to attend the
funeral of Mrs. L. C. Hunter this
The foot ball game yesterday be
tween the town and the college re
sulted in a tie, the score being 5 to 5.
rThanksgiving was generally ob- 2
served in -Newberry yesterday, all the
stores and publi4 office? being closed.
An Eloquent Sermon by Dr. Scherer
-Liberal Collection for the Or
2 Thanksgiving services were held at
the 'opera house, on yesterday morn- ,
ing, all 'the denominations of the city
A solemn invocation was made by~
Rev. J. L. Williamson, after which(
the same gentleman read .the presi- I
dent's proclamation setting apart a s
day -for thanksgiving.-C
Rev. W1. L. Seabrook read a .90o-- o
tion o,f scripture, after which Rev. N..
N. Burton delivered fervent and ear
'The sermon. was preached by Rev.(
Jas. A. B. Scherer, Ph. D., LL. D., I
7 president of Nevwlberry college, from
Psalms ix6 :12: "WAhat shall I render 2
unto the Lord for all 'his benefits to-c
wards me." I
The speaker said this' short beauti-t
-ful Psal~m suggested a thought cluster
Prayer, Protection and Praise and un- t
der thesie three divisions lie discussed
-' the theme. His discourse was couch
ed in 'beautiful language, a gem inl coin
ception and. delivery. This republic,I
declared the speaker. was founded in
prayer, our earliest recollection of
the picture of Col'umbus as he first set
foot on this continent, representied the
the great -discoverer in the attitude
of humble prayer. All through the
days of the colonies, at the very birth
of the government. by. its very firstf
president, George Washington, the
hand of Providence was recognized
an-d pointed out. The Ruler of Na
-*tions has peculiarly blessed and pro.
* tected this counrry. the hand of God
in American history was p erceptibl e
to the most casual observer.
*-The sagacity of President Roose
velt in bringing the late awful war to
a peaceful close. the especial predomi- t
nance given to Christian educationi l
the unparalleled prosperity that has
fallen 'to the whole country and espe
cially to our southland, the exposures
in: various financial and political in
stitutions, showing that an outragedi
Christian public sentiment is demand
ing a cessation of wrong doing, 'were
*cited as instances wherein special sig
ni.ficance is shiown in a kindly, lovingJ
Providence overruling our nation.
* At the conclusion of the sermona
short appeal in behalf o.f the orphans
was made 'by Rev. S. H. Zimmerman.
The collection amounted as follows.
Methodist. $22.03: Episcopalian. 5.30
* Lutheran, 24.42: Baptist, 8.89: Pres
byterian, 21.45; Associate Reformed
Predbyterian. 32.30: General Collee
t:ion, r598 I'Tal collection, $140.37.
COMMON PLEAS COURT.
Many Cases Disposed of This Week
Verdict in Case of Werts vs.
While only one case has gone to a
jury in the.court of common pleas this
week a number of cases on the ros-cer
,ave been disposed of and there is no
loubt that, considering the cases set
tled and otherw'se disposed of, a good
week's work has already been accom
plished. The following list of cases
5et for trial and the disposition made
of them shows the work accomplish
.d this week:
Chris7tian vs. Smith-Ended.
Leaphart vs. Telegraph company
Keister vs. Telegraph company
Werts vs..,Southern Railway compa
ny-.Tried before jury, resulted in ver
ict of $450 for the plaintiff.
Haigler vs. C. N. & L, Railway com
Southern Railway company vs.
Wilson vs. Southern Railway com
Schumpert vs. Newberry Mills
McCarley vs. Glenn-Lowry-For
Suber vs. Lane-For trial.
Rutherford vs. Higgins-For trial.
N'orris vs. Todd-For trial.
Harmon vs. Cook-For trial.
Hipp vs. Southern Railway com
Spehl vs, Neel-For trial.
Summer vs. Wilson-For trial.
Abrams vs. Ruff and Hayes-Con
Boykin vs. Goodwin-Continued.
Matthews vs. Copeland-For trial.
Century Cash Register company vs.
A Pretty Home Wedding.
A pretty home wedding was that of
dr. T. N. Parks and Mrs. Mary Lind
ay on last Tluesday evening at the
ome of the bi-de in Harrington
treet. The ceremony was performed
> Rev. W. L. Seabrook.
The .par.lor, hall and dining-room
v~ere decorated 'with ~ferns and chrys
nthemumis, the color scheme being
vhite and greenl.
After the ceremony, Mesdamnes
olden, 3... A.. Lindsay, C. G. Blease,
~ishop and Miss Dessie Shaolkleford
erved dainty, ices arid cake.\ The
~ouple were the recipients of many
'aluable and handsome presents. 1
Among the out of town guests1
were: Mrs. Duckett and Mrs. Wi!
iams of Greenwood, and Mr. B. R.
Juin and Miss Annie Mae. Guin of
The couple will ma-ke their home in
fewberry. Mr. Parks has been the
ashier at 'The Southern railway for
[uite a number of years and still re
ains that position.
The Hera,Ad and News extends its
Accidentally Shot. ,
Hoge Hunter and Tom Brown of
io. 6 township, went rabbit hunting
m last Saturday. There is nothing
emarkable in 'This statement, because
t this season of the year, negroes are
~ccustomed to this sport. But Hoge
hot a rabbit. and as 'he went to pick
t up, Tom's gun was .accidentally dis
:harged, and a load of shot went into
loge covering him from hiis head to
1s feet. Fortunately ,the shot scat
ered, , and f-loge was not seriously
Card of Thanks.
it would be well nigh imnposisible for
ne to write to each one of the many
riends that were so kind to us during
'he recent illness and death of my be
oved wife and I adopt t.his method
>f thanking you one and all. May our
ieavenly Father protect you and,
Jas. D. Quattlebaum.
The Cotton Growers' Association,
>f St. Luke's and Big Creek school
listricts will meet at St. Luke's school
touse at 3 o'cloc.k on the afternoon of
sturday. December 2. 1905, to elect.
>fficers for the ensuing year and dele
yates to the County association.
J. 0. Moore.
. T. Hurner, Chairman.
Mollohon Manufacturing Company
Declares Three Per Cent Semi
The directors of the Mollohon Man
ufacturing company held a meeting o,-i
Tuesday, and declared a semi-annual
divident of 3 per cent on the preferred
and common stock payable on and af
ter January i, 1906.
The affairs of the company are in
most excellent condition, and the mill
is doing a good business. The best of
good will exists between the officials
and the operatives, and it is gratify
ing to know that everything is mov
ing along smoothly. The company
has a fine property and we doubt if
there is another mill in the state that
is so well situated, especially as to'its
mill village. The village is located on
a hill just beyond the mill overlook
ing the city of Newberry, the houses
are neat and roomy, and the streets
are wide, giving plenty of room for
the operatives to have not only a yard,
but a large garden spot.
Death of Mrs. L. C. Hunter.
The sad news of the death of Mrs.
L. C. Hunter at the home of her son
in-law, Prof. C. W. Welch, in Hous
ton, Texas, on Tuesday morning, No
vember 28, was -received by her son,
Jos. H. Hunter Tuesday.
Mrs. Hunter was the widow of the
late Nathan A. Hunter and a daughter
:f the Rev. Herman Aull.
Mrs. Hunter 'would 'have been 72
years old on the 22nd of next Febru
ury. She leaves three sons and two
laughters-Joseph H. Hunter of
Prosperity, Charles T. 'Hunter and
Clarence E. Huniter of Texas; Mrs.
lice Robertson and Mrs. C. W.
Welch also of Texas. She also has
urviving her two brothers, Jacob
Luther Aull of Greenwood county and
William Werts of Laurens county, be
ides a number of other relatives.
She had not been in robust health
,or some time but was confined to
ier bed for only about a month.
She was a member of the Lutheran
:hurch and one of the charter mem
ers of the Nevdberry Lutheran
Until a few years ago she had lived
n this city. Upon 'the death of her
hon-in-law, Dr. Peter Robertson, 'she
Lfnd 'her daughter, Mrs. Ro'bertson, 'de
:ided to break up housekeepinlg and
.ince that time she 'has made her
iome in Texas spending the time with
;ons and daugh-ters who are living
:here. She was a good woman and
:o the editor of. this, paper she was 'his
econd ~mother for many of our
:hildhood days 'were pleasantly spent
n her Newberry 'home. We -feel her
leath as do 'her children.
The 'body was 'brought to Newberry
or interment 'beside her husband. It
'eached Newberr'y last night and was
LcCompanied by 'her son, C. T. Hun
er, and her daughter, Mrs. Alice Rob
The funeral and interment will take
>lace this . mornin-g at Rosemont at
:0:30 o'clock, the service 'being con
lucted at the grave by the Rev. W.
The erection of the gymnasium at
Nwberry college has begun. The
~ymnasium will be a two-story strue
:ure, the firs-t story being of brick
mi the second story a strong frame
'inished on tihe exterior in pebble dash,
i very substantial cement comibina
:ion, which is very popular in modern
rchitecture. bot'h as to appearance
md durability. TIhe upper story will
:onain the gymnastic apparatus, and
:e enire floor will be without pillars
'r obstructions of any kind. This
story will 'be twenty feet high, and will
> so built that a gallery for an in
:loor runnin,g track may be. ad ded Ia
ter, if it should be desired. The lower
;tory will contain, when completed, a
owling alley, shower and tub baths, a
swimming pool, lockers, closets. etc.
Thle size of the 'building will be at
least seventy by forty feet. It will be
located near the entrance to the base
b'all grounds, just a little to 'the south
of that and will -front towards Smeltz
r Hall. The plans for the gy'mna
sium were drawn up by Prof. Powell
f college faculty.--Lutheran Visitor.
Mr. Ernest McCutc'hen andl Miss
Lillian Wood. daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. J. D). Wood, were married on
November 27. 1905. 'by Rev. G. A.
GOOD ROADS MACHINERY.
Legislative Delegation Will Be Asked
for Authority to Pay for It
Correspondence with Col.
About the first of this year rhe
county supervisor, upon the advice of
his attorney, Mr. F. H. Dominick, de
cided thal he had no authority to pay
the notes which had been given by the
former board of county commisioners
for 'the good roads machinery, which
had been bought by his predecessors.
Of course, as is known, by the people
of this county the machinery has not
been used, or used very little, and,
therefore, 'has not been worth any
thing -to the county. This is due,
however, to the hek of funds with
which to have it properly operated. I
And it was not for this reason that i
the present board of commissioners 4
refused to pay the notes, or to renew <
them, but on legal grounds entirely, -1
that they have no authority of law to I
take such action.
At the meeting of coun.ty commis
sioners the -first of this month, the
following correspondence took place i
between Col.' W. A. Neel and the t
board. This correspondence is self- i
explanatory, and the matter is now up
to the legislature to make proper dis- I
position of the claims.
November 4th.. i9o5.
Board County Commissioners,
Newberry, S. C.
Dear Sirs:-The County of Newber
ry is due the Good Roards Machinery
Co., a note for $4,743-47 dated Decem
ber 31st, 1903, with interest at six
per cent. This.snote was due on -the
31st, of December, 1904, so you see J
that this note is past due.- The Good i
Roads Miachinery Co., is very anxious t
to know just how your board feels
about this debt and if any arrange- 3
ment can The made by which the note a
can be renewed or' paid. We are more t
than willing to carry' the debt for the
edunty provided the note is kept re- c
newed and interest at six per cent is e
paid atnually. This money is due us
for miachinery sold the former super
is and h-is board at a 'very low price
and we know the good people of New- i
berry 'as well as .The taxpayers have
no inclination whatever .to have us y
lose this money and I know your
board is anxious to pay us this money
and' would have done so long ago if hr
ad been in your power to do it.
Hoping that you can arrange in the
n-ear future to pay this debt or renew
this note, whioh would be very much 3
appreciated by us, we stand ready at
anytime to furnish the county any
hing in our line tey may want at .the a
lowest possilble price.
Yours truly, i
W. A. Neal.
N$ovem?ber 4, 1905-.
Col. W. A. Neal,
Spartanburg, S. C.
Dear .Sir:-In reply to yours of
even date herewith as to tche matter .
of the machinery sold this county by
the Good Roads Machinery Company
some time ago, I will say that the
County Board of Com'missioners di
rects me to say 'that they are not in a
posiion to renew the note as request
ed for the legal reasons as given in
an opinion from this office some time
ago and a copy of which was forward
ed to your company. However, asH
stated at that time, they do not want
to be put in the position of repudia
ting any just obligation against the1
county and they are perfectly wil
ling and 'will so recommend to the
legislative 'delegation, that some legis
lation be passed which will allow thc
settlement of this account on a sat
The next meeting of the general as
se'bly will convene on the secondf
Tuesday in January. 1906. and at that
time we 'will take the matter tip with ]
the delegation from this county.
With kindest regards. I am
Yours very .truly.
Fred H. Dominick,.
Clerk and Attorney.,
MAr. J. F. Honeycutt, who 'has been t
with Blackewelder and Davenport 3
for some time, has been appointed as
assistant cashier of Bailey's bank at
Clinton and will take charge at once.
Mr. H-oneycuT.t is from Concord, N.
C. and is an efficient bookkeeper and
will make a good bank official. Dur
ing his stay in Newberry 'he has made I
many friends and while we regret to
se him leave we congratulate him
MAYOR A. T. BRO
[he City Election Passed Off
-Mayor and Aldermen No
The city primary for the nomin
)f mayor and aldermen was he'
Cuesday. There was a rather s
:ontest between the two can
or mayor. Both of them are
Lnd progressive business -m
rood citizens, -and had served
fermen, Dr. Smith being al
rom Ward 3~at present, and t
irs of the city would not have su
d by the nomination of either. Dr.
;mith during his term as alderman,
tas taken a lively interest in the ad
ancement and development of the
:ity, and would have made an -excel
ent mayor. Mr. Brown is progress
ve, and will do everything in his pow
r to advance the commercial inter
sts of. greater Newberry. He will
ave a board of aldermen who will
ivi hi.m hearty cooperation in every
hing that is for the betterment :of
There can be no doubt, even in the
ninds of Ehe most casual observers,
hat Newberry is now in the midst of
me of the most successful periods in
ts history, and she most looks to
hose who are put in position. as
nayor and aldermen to keep in the
ead in all matters that go to make up
live and progressive city.
;There being only- two candidates
or mayor, and only two for alder
an in those -wards -where there was
contest, no second primary will be
In wards 2 and 4, Messrs. William
ohnson and J. 3. Langford were nom
nated for reelection without opposi
The executive comnittee met on
Vednesday morning at io o'clock in
ccordance with the rules governing
he primary, and declared the result.
The following is the official result
>f the election as declared by the ex
Vard i.... ......42 57
Vard 2.... ......72 32
Vard 3.... ......64 50
Vard 4............So .
Vard5 -..........76 68
A. T..Brown majoricy 99.
Vard 1 .... .....J. H. Hair 57
Vard 1 .. .... ...T. B. Wicker 43
Iair's majority......--.' -- 14
Vard 2. ......William Johnson 1o4
Vard 3- ... .....L. W. Floyd 64
Vard,3..-.--.-..-.. G. F. Long 49
loyd's majority ..'...........-.IS.
Vard 4. .. .... 3. 3. Langford 1o3
Vard 5. .. .. ..W. M. .Thomas 87
Vard 5 --.. .....W. H. Bowen 52
[homas' majority .,.... ...--35
Off To The Convention.
The State Baptist conventcion will
eet in Columbia today 'with the First
laptist church, Rev. Dr. Lindsay pas
or. It has 'been just nineteen years
ince the State convention met wvit'
The delegates from Newberry are:
ev. G. A. Wright, Rev. N. N. Bur
on, Dr. James McIntosh, Col. W. H.
iunt, Mr. T. N. Parks and Mr. R. Y.
.eavell: from the county: Rev. C. C.
)owell, and Mr. I. M. Smith. Those
ho will attend are Rev. G. A. Wright,
~ev. N. N. Burton. Rev, and Mrs. C.
.Dowell, Mr. I. M. Smith and Mr.
ANSY PLANTS-Very fine-at
20 cents a dozen by
Mrs. Robert D. Wright.
ANTED-Quick 'buyer for Victor
talking machine and several hun
[red records. Suitable for exhibition
urposes as well as for home enter
ainment. Addres.s J. V. Thomason,
Vhitmre. S. C.
END me your subscription to any
of the Magazines and Fashion
ooks Mayes' Book Store.
HONEY to loan on real estate in
Town an'd County. Apply to
Mower & Bynum,