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ed bY the Mayor.
oning at a meet
il called for that
n of subordinate
here were quite
tions for police
ept Policemen B.
oo0 n P. Bedenbaugh.
he following ere elected:
Chief of Police--. H. Harris.
policemen-H. -1. Franklin, S.
G. Carter, James B. Outz and Jno.
Street Overseer-r-B. 0. Epting.
City Attorney-Geo. B. Cromer.
Hose Wagon Driver-Malcolm
Mayor Brown has announced the
following standing committees:
Ways and Means-L. W. Floyd.
Wm. Johnson, J. J. Langford.
Supplies and Accounts---Wr.
Johnson,l W. M. Thomas, J. H.
Fire Department-J. H. Hair, J.
J. Langford, Wm. Johnson. I
Ceneteries-W. M. Thomas, 3.
H. Hair, J. J. Langford.
Lights--L. W . Floyd, W.
Johnson,j . j. Langford.
Markeis-J. J. Langford, J. H.
I Vair, y M. Thomas.
--Opera House-L. W. Floyd, J.
j. Langford, Wm. Johnson.
Streets-A. T. Brown, J. J.
Lam ord, Wrn. Johnson, L. W.
Floyd, W. M. Thomas, J. H. Hair.
ayor ex-officio member of all
com nittees and chairman of street
* New Trials Refused.~
udge R. W. Memiminger has
fi his order in the Werts case
aiql the Glenn-Lowry case: whic
we&re tried at the recent term of the
rt, here. It will be rememibered
t Mrs. Jno. Werts brought sui
inst the Southern Railway fol
ages and the jury gave a ver
ict for $ioo in her favor. An(
.hat Mrs. McCarley sued th<
ri'to~wry company for dam
ages for the death of her husban<
and obtainted a verdict for $16,ool
Motions for new trials were mad
in both cases. Judge Memminge
has refused the -motions in bot
These cases, no doubt, will go t
the supreme court.
Premium Paid Promptly.
The following letter is selfie
planatory. Mr. Derrick, it wvill~ 1
recalled, died in this county son
time ago. The policy referred
was po'n-contestable. It-"had be4
dropped and the last premium h~
been due over six months:
Newberry, S. C., Dec. 16, 1905
The Neiv York Life Ins. C
. ,New York.-Gentlemn Ye
check for $1,ooo in payment of pl
icy on the life of my late husbai
Mr. James W. Derrick, was rece:
ed today, and I wish to expres4
appreciation of your promptness
this matter. This check was
ceived within one week from
time the proofs of death were s
you. I especially appreciate y'
kindness in this matter as the p
cy had been dropped and the1
preium had been due over
Yours very truly,
Mrs. Ella M. Derrick. j
There will be preaching at
Tbr the 5th Sunday at 11 o'cl<
3. N. isorai
At the residence of Mr. and Mrs.
eo. B. Aull. December 24th, 1905,
y Rev. J. A. Sligh, Mr. Thomas
Vicker and Miss Anna Aull and
dr. John Bobb and Miss Xettie
Also by the same and on the same
lay at the parsonage of St. Paul's
:hurch, Newberry county, S. C.,
\r. Alonzo Kinard and Miss Belle
Also by the same and at the same
>lace on December 20th, Mr. Wyke
>f North Carolina and Miss Berta
Also by the sai*eland at the same
place. December 17th, Mr. Henry
Richardson and Miss Mamie Bobb.
Mr. B. B. Hallman and Miss
Hattie M. Hughey were married at
8:30. p. m. Christmas eve by Rev.
N. N. Burton and Rev. J. H.
Graves, in O'Neall Street M. E.
1Married at 10:30 a. m. Christmas
by Rev. N. N. Burton at his resi
dence, Mr. Neal Long- and MisE
Anna George, both of No. 9 town
1Mr. Editor-Of all things w<
dislike is that of complaining an
finding fault of others. It is ver,
seldom that we ever complain o
find fault, especially with the news
paper man, when the type. fall
wrong upon what we intend t
say unless it puts a very wrong con
struction on our words.
Sometimes things get very badl
mixed. In our comtiunication c
last week -at the bottom of thos
beautiful little headlines "Bact
man Chapel Notes," we find signe
Jas. F. Todd.
One of. my' friends who said th;
he always, enjoy reading what
have to say asked me if I had ma<
Jas. F. Todd my nom-de-plume?
told him I was not responsible f<
Mr. Todd's name teing signed
my letter and I hope Mr. Todd wv
not think that I am taking any a
Ivantage of him. But this was n
Iso much of a mistake as that whi
said in the mnidst of a paragra
- "it seems if you have a good gen
Ihorse to swap for a mule see m<
>',For the past few days I ha
e been bothered no little by a numi
r of readers of;.The Herald and Ne
Ii to know whiat kind of a horse
wanted and I am tired of expla
0 ing to them that it was only a m
ture of type that I had nothing
And if Mr. Todd has a mule
:-trade I hope he will be lucky in
e ting the kind of a horse he wai
ie and right here I want to explai
to am out of the horse swapping b1
n ness. Adam Aull gave me an
d perience twenty-one years ago 1
will last me the balance of my
So, Mr. Editor, when you set
, some more of those beauitiful l1
ur headlinese for T. J. W. please
>- your proof readers or machinei
id, to "wake up and look about"
v- don't get the old fellow in su<
ny bad shape again.
n One of those bells that I told
re about over on ridge road ma<
he sound last Sunday evening.
ntJ. A. 'Sligh at his home pulled
urcord that made Mr. Henry I
ardson and Miss Mamie Bobb
Several of our overseers havi
their sections of roads into a
fet loblolly of mud by tryiri
. make them better they have
them almost impassable.
We learn that there is no lk
[VItcomel hands to work the roa
>ck. this nponth. This is a good lav
~ought\ to be strictly obeyed.
L.. +1-is the time to build
j:jjjjWJLJLFJ A-A-L' 6 &V bon VVI
When vou work the roads durii
the three winter months nine tin
out of ten you make them worse
stead of better.
But don't be discouraged i
country friends at the present cc
dition .of the county governm<
law. I am in behind the legis
ture with my cat law and I v
keep rhunking them until they gi
us something as a permanent rc
fund that we can have our put
highways worked by taxat
which is the only solution to 1
good roads problem.
M21r. Levi D. Stone, the nota
wheelwright and blacksmith, of
Paul's section, is a natural b<
genius, he has made one of <
buggies a specimem of beauty. I
Editor, when the roads dry uj
will let you see how beautifully
has dressed it. Such painting c
be excelled this side of the no
T. J. W.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Lea
entertained in honor of Mr.
Mrs. Lee Todd, of Richmond,
at the residence of Mr. and l
Ben Mower Dennis on Tues
evening. An elaborate menu
served. Those present were: I
and Mrs. George A. Wright,
and Mrs. Robert Y. Leavell,
r and* Mrs. Lee Todd, Miss Fai
Leavell, Miss Hattie Leavell,
and Mrs. Ben . M. Dennis.
- Election of Health Officer.
Notice is hereby given that
Board of Health for the Tow
Newberry will elect a Health
e cer for the ensuing year on, '
day, January 2nd, 1906, at a
ry of $45 a month. Applica
must be in the hands of the (
Lt of the Board by 12 cielock of
le E. Cabaniss,
I Clerk of Boar
The New Yes
t desire to thank the people of
berry County for their patronag
hyear. The business in 1905 shows
h crease of more than fifty per e
tle 1904 and in October, Novembe
." December my sales were doubl<
yeof the same monmhs last year.
er -grateful to my customers wh<
erthus shown in a substantial manne
s approval of the stock I have ke
I low prices I have made and my n
- of doing business. I hope to do
i-things for them if possible dur
~ coming New Year 1906. I have
to already extensive preparatiol
spring. I believe, (and Mr.
toagrees with"Yme,) that I have bou
tonicest linestof Clothing, Shoes,
et- and Men's Fdirnishing Goods th:
its, ever been offered to the tra le hi
Li I havelexcluisive control of The
-block Co., The Heidelberg W
21s fine tailored Clothing, also J. F~
ex & Co's black goods and W<
:hat Sykes Kirschbaum Co. and J.
ife. & Co's Boy's Clothing. ThDe
upPants, Banister,.Ralston Heali
uptleThe Excelsior Shoe Co's Fin,
tt for men and boys. Utz &
tell ladies' and children's fine sh<
nan Hamilton Brown Shoe Co's1
annd men, women and children, an
:hagood [Lines. Thei I have J. B. S
:hafine hats. Hawes fine hats at ~
$3.00, and a complete line o
yufurnishings. Manhattan Shir
youe agent Shirts. Cluett, Peabody
Rev. And everything to clothe a mn
the head to foot. I try to get the
tich- everthing for my customers ar
oethem as low orZa little lower ti
onewho do not get as good and
fident that my customers have
pututtheir goods from me this year
~per- er price than they could have
g oelsewhere and will do so du
g t New Year if they will do their
nade at my store.
Wishing you all a Happy as
wW to perous New Year I am your fr
in A.C. JON)
ood NewberY S.C., Dec 28,1l
K: .:~~-2 i
* Which we use are witho
1 4 We believe in FURIT
"~ @We constantly preach
nt We always practice P
"11 PURITY counts, and
e e Ask your doctor.
ffi MAYES' D
M Come and
Mr. for the bi
Hair & .Hai
h Water Sale
an in- You Doi
e and t i
Sthat on '7I
made j~4*. . . .
ut excepticn the, pUrest grade.
URITY when preparing medi
counts for much, in medicines. *
ad Water Sale
g. Bargains at
tird's Fire and
.Lots of good
THE BUYING PUBLIC.
ft Waste Time
d for New Year
~Games, I-3 Off
~Burnt Wood, 1-3 off