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VOL XLII. NO. 143 NEWBERRY. S. C. FRIDAY, DECE-M,BE R 29. t90 5. T
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COMING COTlTON CONGRESS.
President Harvie Jordan Announces th
Programme of the Southern Cotton
Association to be Heid in New
Bimingham, Ala., December 24
resident Harvie Jordan, of th,
SoAthern Cotton association, whi
was in the city- today, has announc
ed the official pr. -amme for th
mass convention o the Souther
Cotton association at New Orlean4
Tanuary 11, 12 and 13, as follows
Convention called to order at i
.o'clock by PresiMnt Harvie Jordai
Address of welcome by the Hoi
John Parker, in behalf of "T1
Progres.ive Union and the city <
Response by W. L. Foste
Address, "The Southern Farr
,er," the' Hon. Harvie Jordan, pre
ident of the Southen Cotton Ass
Address, "Cooperation of Farr
ers," the Hon. E. A. Calvin, Dalh
Texas, president Farmers' 'Educ
tional and Cooperative Union.
Appointment oi committees.
Address, "Foreign Labor in t
Cotton Fields," tije Hon. Char
Sco-t, Rosedale, 'Miss.
Adduss "Value of Manufacti
ed Cotton CoWpared to the R
Product," the Hon. D. A. Ton
kii, Charlotte, N. C.
Address, "Closer Relation I
tween Bankers and Farmers," Jc
D. Walker, president of the F
National Bank, Sparta, Ga.
Address, "Trade Relations
tween Spinner and Grower," by
A. Brown, Chadbourn, N. C.
Walter Clark, president of
Mississippi Division, Southern (
ton Association, Clarksdale, Mi;
'tAddress, "Value of the South
Cotton Association to \ the Sou
the Hon. H. M. Jacoway, Dai
Friday,'eJanuary 12, morning
sion, 9 a. mi.
Address, "Object and Aims
the Southern Cott6n Associati
the Hon. J. McG. Martin,]
Address, "Farmer, Banker
Warehouseman," WV. G. P. H
ing, president of the First Nati
Bank, Birmingham, Alabama.
Address, "Cotton, the Basis
Southern Prosperity," E. D. Sr
president Southern Carolina
vision, Southern %tton Assi
.tion, Columbia C.
Address, "F ncing the SC
ern Cotton y iation," Prc
H. Connel>Vpat as. Texas.
Orgailifation," L. B. Irvin,
ess, ~ Difficulties in E
ges. pa fFtre~
Cotton Statistics," the Hon.'
Two Negroes Kill a White Man -They
are Taken from Jail and Lynched for
Colu:nbia, S. C. Dec. 26.-News
of a double lynching at Barnwell
Friday has been received here.
Sheriff Creech has wired Governor
He-ward that the affair was a bru
tal murder; that helpless prisoners
were butchered in open daylight,
and that officers were guilty of
dereliction of duty.
P. S. Craddock, a well known
white merchant, was killed by
Frank and John DeLoache, ne
groes, who were arrested by the:
constAble and placed in a lock-up.
The men were taken out and
shot to death with guns and pis
The news of the lynching was
Sheriff Creech is preparing to
I make arrests and Governor Hey
ward annQunces he will sustain the
Miss Leslie Taylor of Newberry
and Mr. William Harold Newnham
of Columbia, were united in the
lbonds of matrimony at the home of
- the bride's mother, Mrs. Alma F.
Taylor, at 7 o'clock, on Wednes
day evening, December 27th, Rev.
0 S. H. Zimmerman. officiating.
n Miss Taylor is one of our most
y fascinating and lovely young wo
men, and the groom as handsome as
he is fortunate.
,n The home of the bride was a per
e fect dream of beauty, decorated
with all the taste that could be ex
pected from the fair hands of the
many friends, who in the mosi
,d tasty of costumes, assisted in ren
dering the occasion one of the mosa
brilliant of the season.
The bride was attried in a gowr
of silver gray silk, which brough
out all the loveliness that ravei
ttresses and scintillating eyes de
manded, carrying a bouquet/ o
e~ maid en hair fern and brides roses
isThe procession was heralded by th
brides sister, Miss Ammie Taylo
who with a brother of the groor
Mr. Eugene Newnham, acted a
dmaid of honor, and best man fc
a the occasion.
The music, Mendelssohns we<
ofding march, was beautifully rende1
d ed by Mrs. H. H. Rikrad, and dut
ting the ceremony the sweet voic<
eof Misses Mamie and Maggie Clir
frto an accompanlimient by the piani
esang in soft 'tones, "0 Proni
the Sie." melting into a whisper ju
as the invocation commencedl.
T he supper table was laden wvi
ethe choicest delicacies, and mai
ie were the friends who contributed
of the array 01 p)resents that evidec<C
,~ the love and tender regard in whi
SentorEueneS.Blese of il
u da. is visiting relatives in the ci
M!rs. R. iP. Casey and lit
So daughter. Ruth. of Belton, are v
)ut iting her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
NEWS OF PROSPERITY.
egro Child Burned to Death-Mr. Josi
H. Hunter to Move to Newberry
Personal and Otherwise.
Prosperity, S. C., December
A fire in one of the tenant hou
n Mr. M. S. Dominick's p1
Lbout five miles below Prospel
ast Monday had the usual fata
vhen a negro house is burned.
-nother had gone to the well,of
idjoining tenant for water and
:ourse had to stand and talk.
ad left her children and one
them got too near the fire
was playing in the fire* and
dothes caught and before
neighbors could get there on]
couple hundred yards away
child was burned so that it
dead before titv couLd get it
of the house.
We chronicle a fact this v
that we are loath to do but as
must give the news we must
this also, much as we regret it.
Joseph H. Hunter for 23 yea
citizen of our town has decide
cast his lot with our sister t
Newberry. In going to Newt
he is but returning to his first
his first home, as his boyhood
were spent there and he grew 1
manhood there. It is a pleasu
bear testimony to such a frier
Joseph H. Hunter. He al
meant to do the i-ight and you <
always count on him to be oi
right side of every moral qu
and battling for what he felt
the right. Prosperity and
church can ill afford to lose
men, yet what we lose New
gains. As much as we regi
have him leave us we wish hir
his well in his new home an
know his influence for the rigI
good and the pure will be f
the town of his choice. Mr.
ter will move into that bea
home built a few years ago 1r
Renwick which hfe purchase
Thos. H. Thompson of 1
is visiting his father, Mr.
Miss Georgie Mars, of Mi
mel, is visiting Mr. and Mrs.
Judge Cunningham is spi
ra few days in our burg the
of Mr. J. H. Hunter.
Misses Mary and Maude
of Leesville, are visiting at
of Mr. Greene Mitchell.
jMr. J. R. Thompson will
M. J. H. Hunter's house I
s Miss Rosa Belle Harmon
College for WVomen is at ho
y Mr. M. E. Hunter and vl
to St. Lukes. are visiti)\g Mrs.
tleMr S 1 irge has returnv1(1
is-.thehoita at C orbi
T.doing nicely. ide is pr.
wel but will have to be car
Livingston. member of congress
Address, by the Hon. John Tem
ple Graves, Atlanta, Ga.
Address, "The Newspaper and
Its Relations to the Southern Cot
ton -Association," H. Y. Brooks,
Address. "Capitalization," S. A.
Witherspoon, Meridian, Miss.
Address, "Organization in Ar
, I kansas," by B. F. Burnett, presi
dent Arkansas Division, Southern
Cotton Association, Chicalah, Ark.
Address, "Concert of Action,"
the Hon. W. A. Dickson, Centre
e Final report of committees.
)f All papers and addresN;es are lim
ited to thirty minutes. All discus
r, sions are limited to thirty minutes
and speeches to ten minutes.
- Hair and'Havird.,
The insurance carried by Hair
n- and Havird, who were stiffererE
Ls, from the fire in lower Main stree1
a on last Sunday morning, has beer
adjdsted, and this enterprising firn
is even now almost ready for busi
he ness. Tomorrow morning they wil
es begin a big fire and water sale, dur
ing whichY many good bargain
ir- will be offered to the buying publi
tw The fact that this sale will begin s
lp- soon after the fire shows the d
sire characteristic of' this firm, t
3e- serve its customers and give ther
hn the benefit of bargains. In a ver
rst few days the store will be eve
more attractive than before the fir
3e- The store will be closed today
j. order to get ready for the big sa
the Fire Alarm
The fire department was call
e. out on Friday night on account of
fire in the cellar of Wheeler ar
'da Hitt's store. The fire was soon u:
ses- Yesterday afternoon the depa
Iment responded to an alarm, fin
f ing that it was turned in as the
m"sult of lime slakeing near Jacol
and To Build a New Barber shop.
Mn rom J. H. Hair has purchas
>nalfromMr. J. W. Smith, of Atlan
fthe lot upon which Mr. Hair's bi
-ih ber shop, destroyed in the fire
Di last Sunday morning, wvas locati
and will at a very early date er
>i-thereon a modern brick buildi
t-suited for a barber shop and
Shis residence. In the meantime
will open his barber shop in
dbuilding next above Hair and H
t-ird's dry goodIs and nullinery
tablishment, where he will
otileasedi to see his customers. W.
Mr. Hair lost not a- great dea.
.dhnt furniture mi' the tir.e lis 1s
Mar 0- eruband, the mot:re ne hat
y Er ter not try to) test it.
aPeople can go to State's pr
ss of and get out for good behavior,
AT. F.marriage is a sentence for life.
Miss Marie Bobb, of Ninety Six,
ph is at home this week resting and
enjoying the holidays.
Miss Lillie May Russell gave an
8 at home Tuesday evening in h6nor
ses of her friends.
ace Mrs. Dr. Wheeler will entertain
ity the Sorosis Thursday afternoon.
lity Miss Gertrude Bobb, of Dillon,
he graded school is at home and enjoy
an ing the good things of Christmas.
of Masters Stanley Ralph and
3he Kourney Baker of Greenwood, are
of at their grandpa's for the holidays.
or Miss Estelle Stewart is at home
its from her school and enjoying to the-,
the full these glad times.
y a Mr. 0. L. Schumpert, a rising
the young business man, of Atlanta,
was and a former citizen of our town,
out was in on a visit to his mother, r9
turning to Atlanta on Wednesday.
;eek Miss Lora Nates is visiting her7.
we sister, Mrs. W. P. Blanton, of
give Graniteville, S. C. She was joined
Mr. by her brothe: Tra b Nates. of';
rs a Column.
d to Dr. 0. P. Wise, of Saluda, spent
)wn, Tuesday night with relatives.
erry Mr. Joe Matthews of Ninety Si,
love, has been on a visit to relatives iUV
days and around Prosperity.
ip to Miss Susie Langford is spend-9
re to ing a few days at home.
id as Dr. Littlejohn is spending the
ways holidays in Baltimore.
:ould Mr. Carlisle Bedenbaugh spen
i the the Christmas in Lexington count
stion with friends.
was Prof. Boinest Doifinick of Foun
his tain Inn and Mr. Ira Dominick and
such wife, of Ninety Six, are visiting
berry their brother, Mr. T. A. Dominick
-et to The Rev. McKain and family%
and left for their new home on Wed
d we nesday. We regret to lose them
it, the but they will be a great gain to their
elt in new home.
Hun- Mr. Jas. Stewart and wife, of :
.utiful Goldville are visiting Mr. Stewart's
y Dr. 'mother at Mr. G. A. Duncans's. ,
d re- Mrs. D. N. Boland has gone to:
visit Mrs. Dr. Merritt and will
nion, spend the holidays ixq Charleston.
[. R- Mr. McMorris has gone on a
business trip to Atlanta.
.Car- Dr. Griffith T. Pugh after spend
J. H. ing the Christmas week with his
parents has gone to Kingstree, S.
mnding C., to visit friends.
ruest Miss Gertrude Smsnis at
p,home for the holiday recess.
pn,Mrs. J. A. Simpson,Makan
home' Lillius, spent Tuesday wt ea
tives in Newberry.
>ccupy Mr. Cecil Wyche, ofthCiae
or the is at home.
of the Death of Mlrs. Neel.
me for Mi'rs. J. Cal Neel died at the res
idence of her son-in-law, Mr. S.
rife, of P. Crotwell, on last Friday morn-.
A. H. ing after a brief illness with pneu
monia aged (>1 years. Mrs. Neel
visiting al not been~ 'wl sinlce the fire
. whch de>troyed their home a few.
e 1)5, wee1: agoan no (k>ut the expos
-\ MI u of1 tha nih broughIt on the
!ct that aturdiay at C annon Creek churc
-ci from the funeral, rites being conducte
and is by the Rev. G. A. WVright.
.ctically The Herald and News extends
ufor ~ itsmpathy to the bereaved. E