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-A BIG FIME.
1jewberry Has a Large Christmas Eve
ire-The Property Loss and the
Losers Total About $'75,00.
A disastrous fire at the lower end
of Main street, this ciy, near the
passenger depots Sunday morning
destroyed property valued at be
tween $60,ooo and $70,ooo. The
heaviest loss was that of the Caro
lina Manufacturing company
where the fire started, the loss o:
his concern being estimated a
about $40,0o0, with about $20,00
of this amount covered by insui
The fire originated in the engin
room of the Carolina 3\Ianufacti
ing . company, manufacturers c
coffins and funeral supplies. How
started is not known. No fire ha
been in the building, except in ti
office, since Friday night, and tI
watchinari stated Sunday mornir
that he had been'in the engine roo
about ten minutes before the fi
started. The fire dertnent was
the scene in a very fe m- inutes ai
did excellent work, bu e fire h;
gained too great headway> nd w
too much aided_.Ay .the ,
saye aiv more property than m
saved. From the plant of the Ca
lina Manufacturing company
clean sweep was made to the, i
road tracks-on that side of the st
and the fire crossed over and cat
coriderable damage on the 0
side of the street.
-The estimate of "the total
given above is very conservativ4
The insurance on the prol
destroyed- is estimated at little
half the total loss.
On the right hand side o
street, "oing towards the railr
in addition to the plant of *the I
lina. Manufacturing company,
>eral wooden buildings, me1
rsmall restaurants, were wipel
and the residence and'barber
of Mr. J. H. Hair, included
sAme building, were destroye
Y Hair saved most of his furi
'and his loss is not very large
building was the- property
William Smith, of Atlanta.
was no insurance on the bui
On the other side of the
Havird Brothers sustained
great loss to their stock, ~
Van Smith's stock of drug
damaged to the exte2nt of
' $oo. The building, owi
*Summer Brothe.rs, was also
- damaged. TIhis loss wvas n
~**account of water. Dr. Sr
no insurance ion his 'stock,
let his policy lapse only a
ago. The stock of Hair an'
dry goods and millhnery,
aged to the extent of sevet
and dollars, only-partially
by insurance?-' The ware
Summer Brothers was co
damaged, and the loss, le
The stock of Mille.r ax
sonl, groceries, was comi
stroyed, and the building,
Summer Brothers, was al
pletely destroyed. Miller ~
son had $1 .ooo insuran
loss,.is fully $3,oo0- Ver:
~saved. Mr. Miller will
the sa.me place as soonl at
ing can be repaired.
The bowling alley of
and H-avird was burnec
buildling- owned by T. %
co\Ymoletely destroy ed.
Svalued at about tn~
do9llars and the buildir
hu:ndred dollars, with c
dollars insurance. Mi
Vat two other smal bc
at about four hundred
ab)out two hunderd d
Levi Green. colored
a stock of groceries, o
the extent of about five hundred
dollars, about three hundred dollars
of which was covered by insurance.
Boozer Brothers stock of grocer
ies was burned, and the restaurant
of Mr. Wm. Bedenbaugh was de
stroyed. Mr. John M. Taylor was
a loser to as mall extent.
Several of the stores which were
damaged were in the block of build
ings owned by Summer Brothers,
and the brick buildings were con
siderably damaged. It i! probable
that this damage is fully covered by
During the fire, in addition to the
apparatus of the Newberry fire de
partment, the hose of the Newberry
- I mills and the Mollohon mills wer<
brought into play, and nine stream.
t were turned upon the big blaze
I The fire raged for nearly thre
e hours, and the ruins were smoulder
S uring several days.
to save th
large amounts o n on Epi
e ing's platform. The w rie
n the sparks right to the cotton.
so The regular annual Christmn
german was given on Wednesd
- evening in the armory, and was
m ost delightful occasion, the g(
- - being gracefully led by G.
et W The couples were as f<
1 er Mis aud Langford, pIr. L.
Eskridg iss Maud Fafnt, Mr.
oss T. Renwi Miss Bessie Schu
pert, Mr. V. Dominick; M
rty Thyra Sepum r. F. H. Dc
vver inick; 7Miss Bess - 'der, Mr.
P. Pelham; Miss - e Gik
Mr. T. W. Coleman, -tmi
Miss Laura Bowman, M
ad- Renwick ;Miss Neville Pope,
sv- W. C. Tyree; Miss Gene'
sv-Evans, Mr. T. H. Pope; Miss
ndig mlle Evans, Mr. J- T. 0
ou,Miss Vinnie Mae Wilson, Mr.
shhp K. Aull; Miss Sarah Pope,
1 ther Robert Mayes; Miss Kate
Mr QCark, Mr. -Johnstone Cop
ture' Miss Carrie Pool, Mr. W
f M.Fair: Miss Lucile Mimnaugi
Ther lumbia, Mr. P. F. Gilder ; M
ding. tA. Copeland, Columbia;Mr.P .Sot r ~ M
strtret Mrs. C. D. Weeks; Mr. anc
ved e yT. M. Neel, Tennessee. 4
d DrD. rons, Mr. and Mrs. A: T. I
w ~s Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Evan
about and Mrs. C. A. Bowman, )
d by Mrs. F. A. Schumnpert and 3
liightly Mrs. C. E. Bell, of
stlyhad Stags. Messrs. Tom Burtol
.th had York: L. W.T Cheatham, Ed
haaving F. R. Fellers, T. Q. Boozer
w ddays Bvnumn. G. F. Claussen,
Havird d Birge Vise, Prosperity.
is am-Wean..and J. K. Vance.
iouse of A Quiet Christma~s.
,idederlyl* This week has been or
vy. most quiet and orderly im
ci Kep- munity that has beei .ki
eteleyydd- many years.
>wnenedbby ,here was~no police c<
iost com onSaturday uritil Wednes
id KemTheirthen there were o1,11 fot
littleewrscases t of minoru off enses.
littl was fore there have been fr
ontinue at Ito forty.
Then there xvas no h
iendro' s" e of firevdorks on
-lendern T I e authorit-1e an1d the
Westt,V was b
- atffifeeengO\m to the close ')
ethousand and C oh5soeO
Weesato :also>.C)tC -
ollarr with o od etc.. but it c~
llarinn-terruptonl in his busi
has been steadily serv
dtomers in his usual
BRILLIANT SILVER WEDDING.
Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Abney Schumpert
celebrated the twenty-fifth anniver
sary of their marriage.
Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Abney
Schum rt celebrated the twenty -
fifth ann -ersa v of their marriage
on last Findy evening,. December
22.. The; hospitable hone .was
I thrown open to many guests, f
the occasion was one of the most
brilliant dF Newberry's social sea
son. F r twenty ie years Mr.
and Mrs. Schumpert had trod life's
pathway n happiness together, and
thct imai.r warm friends in New
berry- and elsewhere rejoiced with
them on the occasion of their sil
The hqn in Colic,e street wa.
beautiful in its iast-H and appro
priate decorations. The two pa
lors ver adorned with holly
Ae rica Beaity wses, white chry
- santhemums and ferris. In the tw
dining rooms, where an elegar
'upper w s served, the decoratior
a +o he Christmas seC
son, pn kg effect i
the ilight shed fron brilliant cai
delabra. : Ferns and re carnatioi
a adorned lone of the tables in a
ar glass va e on a -centre piece o whi
Renaiss nce lace over red s
A and in he cuitre of the other we
1- white hrysanthemums aand fer
on a ace centre piece over gre
H. Mrs. Schumpert is at all times
~ chafming hostess, and she was
ss sised in receiving her guests
Fjiday, night by Mr. and M
. Caries Erle Bell, of Augus
e r rs. Schumpert. was handsome
e I a gown of cream white albatr
"-node over cream taffeta, with 1
6 trxuiings.Mrs.Bell wr
ve;rose ,int lace. Ms
Jn.SchuIPiert wore pink poin
Mr.-dsprit1raide over pink taffeta
pocyd wvith~ lace, trimmings.
iiam A~t elegant course suppel
C. o- served\ Misses Bessie Schul
nd Bessie ~ldei and Thyra S
rs . Hpert presid over the punch
.. and .Among these present were
M rs. and Mvrs. Cha les Erle Bell,'
hae- 'gusta; Dr. -\A Clm
rown ; Greenwood; -~.adMs
::MM- Gilder ; Dr. and\ Mrs. W. G
r.. and seal; Rev, and %Ivrs. W. -
[r. a nd book: Mr. and Ers. E. M.
uusta.. Mr. and Mr~s. H.)HI-. Evar
-a New 'and Mrs. E. H. Au 1l: Mr. al
sefild;Osborne Wells; M . and 2
W. C B. Wells; Mr. anlMrs.
ugusSt, Trabert, of MinnIeap us;
G.F. Mrs. T. 0. Wells, of Mint
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. \
Charlotte; Mr. Amos W
Minneap~olis; Mr. and M ~
as Harrell; Mr. and Mr.,
e oftheFlod ;Mr. and Mrs. A. T.
hisiso r-IMr. and Mrs. S. J. WOO
ownwnin and Mrs. J. T. May
G. F. Long; Miss No
urtrtffom Mr. and Mrs. 'J. C. Gogg
layy and and Mrs. T. C. Pool: Mr.
~~r or five A. J. S. Langford ;Mr.
rt-S. B. Aull; Mr. and M
om thirty Hill: Mr. and Mrs. j.B
MIr. and Mrs. 0. -.
ur.a '~ and Mrs. Aumierle S
irrhhade stre T 1h\ya Schumpert:
:hettre g( Gilr -mC Se al
public are ss' Fhlr nes Pearoo
the good s Ru
st tSnda . .N .
V2oving oout . ,c*
ngnghhisusI-I \AIR &Havird will
saatisfactory big fire and water sa
01he Movemnents of Many PeoPle,lol
Newberrians and Those Who TI
Visit Newberry. 01o
Dr. Sam Pelham, of Asheville, b
N. C., is spending the week with his
brother, Dr. W. E. Pelham.
Mr. L. G. Eskridge Ieaves today c
Ito visit relatives in North Carolina.
i Mr. L. W. Floyd has gone to
Aiken to enjoy a fox hunt.
'Major W. Sheiley,' travelling
salesman for the Bristol Gasket
company, is spending the holidays
Cadets C. L. Cannon, T. B. Ja
cobs, S. T. Gallman, S. C. Gilbert,
IG. A. Burton, Jas. L. Aull, LewVIS
Johnson', W. J. Shealy. E, S. Kohn.
; 1H. Folk, Schumpert. " Waldrop,
.IDominick, Folk and Hunter are
home from Clemson college for the
Miss Carrie Pool is home -'from
Hollins Institute,,Xa., to spend the
Niisses Genevieve and Camille
Evans are home for Christmas.
n Misses Anionette Hammond, of
I- Abbeville, and Vivian Caldwell, of
Is Greenville are visiting Miss innie
It AMae Wilson.
Mr. and Mrs. Judy, of Orange
' brg, are at Mrs. J. G. Wilson's.
re Miss Vshti Davis, of Charlotte
s 1 the guest of Miss Eldora Wil
n lia onv
Mr. . J. Purcell has returne<
a from Sa nah'vhere he has..eel
L- to visit his 'ster, Mrs. BJsch.
on The card c' b wil eet this af
rs. ternoon with Mr Dagge on Cal
ta. houn street.
in ' Mrs. R. Y. Leave nd
sss MHttie Leavell entertame
kce nesday afternoon in mrg
s on Tuesday eveni
esie honor of Miss Kate Floyd Cl
of Spartanburg, who is visi1
slk, relatives in the city.
'Next Tuesday will be sale
wsinstead .of Monday inasmnch
wast Monday is a legal holiday.
pr' The Herald and News wishe
hum-l of its readers a happy and prof
Mr. Mr. E. H. Leslie spent se
f AuA- days at home this wek.
1,of'i Mr. Irby D. Shockley car
J.. K. from Orangeburg this weel
Houo- spend a few days.,
ea- Mr. A. H. Booth, of Co1
Evans; visited friends in NewTherry
d Mrs.. Prot. Lawson Long. of
irs. H.. is .visiting relatig~s in \ev
D. and Mr. George Clausen. of
Leapohi; ta Ga.. is in the city.
ttt of Miss Lucile Mimnaughi,
:els,so oflumbia, is visiting Miss]
Thhom- Gilder, on Boundary street.
L.. VMr. C. R. Stone, of Spart
Broron; spent a few days in the c
3 p Mr Mr. William Fair is 1home
nss M r. Mr. James H. Shelle)
mdnd\Mrs. down from Laurens and
ndMr. T. 'Christmas at home.
s. T. aH- , Rev. I. S. Caldwell ot
Waltog ;land, Ga.. will preach at
humpert:~ next Sunday morning at i
humpperth and at Cannon's Creek: th
diss BeIar at 2 'clocIk. The put1
e GGilder;ed to) attend. espcially 1
~ntrs\ in the firmd
eek\\cCs Nnd( Hunter toj
tauteaWeeks gnd will retij
tomorrow rr nfrm \
Lominick and Sampk
iolvd. Mis. Sample sj
Policeman Carter found a bunc
keys on the morning of the fir
he owner can get them l alIn
Miss Ida Turnipseed, of Colu
ia, is visiting friends in the cty.
Mrs. Amela Wicker leaves toda
> visit friends and relatives in t
Mr. A. T. Brown has gone tox.A
anta and St. Louis to purchase
:ar load of horses and mules, whic
ie expects to place on the Newbe
-v market in a few days.
\(Corrected by Nat Gist.)
Midding... .. ... 1
Strict Middling.....-.-.- I 3
Good Middling -
BIG FIRE and water sale at H
& Havird's begins Saturd
FOR SALE-600 acre farm n
Ridgeway, - room dwelling, b
and out buildi gs, $20 per acre.
360 acres, 7 room house on Ce
Creek, Fairfield county. Well
tered and timbered.
331 acres on Southern. Rail
1o miles north of Cokmbia.
improved city and suburban pr
erty for sale by
C. M' Dempsey,
1811 Main St.
Columbia, S. C
Real Estate Broker,
SHOULD be on the sidebc
Good cheer f host and
S a ' glicati.
n Godd pay'
i ng. Spa
day FOR RENT-4oo acre
s Chapin, Lexington For.
salacres in cultivation, 150 in pas
alwell wvatered and timbered. 5 r
prr- dwelling, kitchen, barn and
v'rltenant houses or will sell at $2<
vrper acre , easy terms.
C. M. Dempsey,
up 1811 Main St.
L to I Columbia, S. C
Real Estate Broker.
1way Room M.
thi:s ..-- -- - -
LOST--in Prosperity' Decen
['exas, 21. a sack containing $95.-0
terry) bills. Finder will be rewarde
returned to this office.
fCoLOSTOn December 27. a pi.
>fulCne ~otilga$5 bill, a teach
aunecerticaret in the nam'e of MissI
Lbr,cebia Dantzler. Also a pay ch
mburg. for her sinl(d by F. A. Grab
it hsand W. H-. Folk. as truistees.
frteliberal reward will be given to
fo teone retulrnling some to me or to '
aeHerald and News office.
came\W. H. Folk.
More-y and Wheelwright shops are stil
mty oprtd by ~. F. Neely
oclock 1ra. W efount
e1 sam Charly C anno d ,
!'Cpt Mr. T. C. Pool
ers. )Furn.:ure at-.
onTus- cfs to laL