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The Movements of Many People
Newberrians and Those Who
Miss Marie Gary, who has been
visiting Miss ILeville Pope, left for
her home in Abbeville on Sunday.
Miss Pauline Gilder, after spend
ing the holidays at home, left for New
York on yesterday to resume her stud
ies in music.
Miss Annie Jamieson has returned
from Mt. Holly, N. C., where she, has
been visiting. friends.
Mrs. H. B. Wells is visiting rela
tives in Columbia.
Mrs. Paulinq Arnold, of Richmond,
Ky., is visiting Mrs. J. K. Gilder.
Messrs. W. C. Scott, Thad W. Cole
'man and Will Elmore, who attended
the dance here pn Fri'day evening,
returned to their home in Whitmire
Miss Annie Bynum returned to
Florence on yesterday.
Miss Nevile Pope entertained on
Wednesday evening in honor of her
guest, Miss Marie .Gary,, of Abbe
Mr. L. W. Cheatham, who attended
the dance here on Friday evening, re
turned to his, home in Edgefield on
Mrs. M. L. Spearman entertained a
"few friends on Friday evening.
Mrs. R. D.- Smith entertained one
evening last week complimentary to
her guest, Miss -Dawkins, of Spar
Mr. William Fair, after spending
the holidays it home, returned to
Georgia yesterday accompanied by his
sister, Miss Mary Nanee Fair.
Mf. Marion, Warren, of. Augusta,
.. ho has been visiting friends in the
city, returned to his home on Thurs
Misses Cema Sitton, of Autun;
Mar Cherry, and Kate Floyd Clark,
ofSpartanbrg, after- spending the
holidays wiAh the Misses Bowman,
ha,e returned to tEeir homes.
:Miss Pearl Gideon ha returned to
.Andeison aftei' spending the holidays
Mses Mamigand~ Anna Sliggi left
on Thrsda-y,. to visit ,friends 'at
Smyrna, S. C.
Miss Lucy 'Wright will return to
the College~for Women, Columbia, on
'sses, Nell Boyd, Mary Gilbert,
T rene Grier anid ueile Wallace, of
the Columbia College, are -spending
,the holidays at home.
-Miss Daisy O'Neall, of Spartan
burg, spent a fee Jays, with Mrs. R.
Miss elen Gog'agns, who teaches
in the Laurens graded school, spent
the'holidays at home.
Mris. Reid Boylston. s visiting her
parenit, Mfr and Mrs. J.gR. David
Prof T. W. Keitt, of Clemson C$l
lege and Mr. Joseph Keit~t of Po
*maria,, were in the pity on Monday.
Mrs. Cliff. Nix, of .Anerieus, Ga.,
is visiting her sister, Mrs. J.'G. Dan
Daniels and Williamson have been
2awaed the contract for engraving
1hee cosses of honor fori Confederate
Miss Sarah Pope left yesterday for
Kinards, where she will spend a week
Mr. R.,0C. Bruce spent a few hours
in Helena on Sunday.
-Miss Nettie Brunson, of Columbia,
attended the Christmas german here'
on Friday - evening.
Mr. L. G1. 'Eskrigde left yesterday
for his home in Shelby, N. C., where
he~will spend several days.
Mr. Moseley :F. Sherfesee, of Ral
eight, attended the dance in Newberry'
on Friday night. .Mr. Sherfesee is
prorninent in insurance circles. While
in Newberry he made many friends,'
wowill always be glad to see imn.
Mrs. rank Feagle, of Greenville,
spent the holidays in Newberry.
Dr. and Mrs. Dacus, of Greenville,
spent Christmas with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Michael Werts.
Miss Del Land, of Augusta, is vis
iting her sister, Mrs. John M. Kin
Miss Bessie Coppock, who teaches
school at Hampton, spent the liolidays
Eisses Marguerite Cromer and Mil
dred Simmons, who have been teach
ing i the graded school at Sumter,
spent the holidays at home.
(is Mary Herbert, who teaches
at iamston, is sending the hohi
hes .home at Utopia.
Mr. Lewis Johnson; of Anderson,
spent Christmas with relatives in the
Miss Annie Green, of the College
for Women, spent the holidays at
Miss Ruby Summer, of T.he College
for Women, is spending th'e hQlidays
NEGRO CHURCH KILLUNG.
Ernest Caldwell Killed by Spence Gill
more at Helena on Wednesday
Ernest Caldwell, a young negro
boy, was shot and killed by Spence
Gillmore, also colored, near Brown
Chapel church, in Relena, on last
Wednesday night. The testimony as
published below, discloses no provo
cation for the killing.
Sheriff Buford was notified and
arrested the slayer. He first went
to the negro's home and found it lock
ed. Sheriff Buford then located the
negro's wife in a near by house and
secured the key from her. Opening
Gillmore's house, he found 'Gillmore
hidden in bed, and arrested him and
lodged him in jail, where he now is.
Following is the testimony taken at
Eugene Metts sworn, says: I was at
Brown Chapel, in Helena last night,
December 26, '06. Just as I came out
of the church a pistol fired. Seen a
fellow fall. Wasn't paying much at
tention. Mack Wilson came running
past calling Carl Thackers. Told him
Carl had gone home aid Mack said
run tell him Ernest Caldwell s killed.
(Signed) Eugene Metts.
Mose Collins, sworn says: Last
night myself and Ed. Rutherford
were standing together. Spence Gill
more drew a pistol and said, What,
damn you, I will grieve some of you,
if you don't stop that noise. I said,
Put your pstol in your pocket. He
said, You havn't a damn thing to do
with it. This boy, Ernest Caldwell,
came on singing, "Sallie, don't grieve
after me.'' Spence Gillmore said, 'I
will grieve you;'" and a pistol fired.
Deeembbr 26, '06.
(Sgned) Mose Collins,
Luther Wilson, sworn, says: Me
and Ernest was together. Started to
Sam Nance.'s -to a wedding and Ern
est said, "Don't go, it,is over with."
We came to the church and Ernest
was singing. Spence Gillmore said, If
you come down here singing, Sallie
don't you* g-ieve, I will grive you.
Ernest Caldwell passed Spence Gill
niore and Spenee Gillmore shot Ern
est Caldwell. Two shots fired.
(Signed)' Luther Wilson.
Will Spearman, sworn says: Saw
Spee'e Gillmore shoot Ernest Cald
well at Brown's Chapel.
(Signed) '- Will Spearman.
George Hair, ,sworn says: Came -out
of chureh. Got to railroad crossing.
Heard gun twice in succession. Went
bak. Heard some one say, Who did
iti Spenee Gillmore said he did it.
(Signed) George Hair.
The verdict of the jury was ''that
the said Ernest Caldwell came to his
death from a pistol shot wound inflict
ed by the hands of Spenee Gllmore on
December 26, 1906."
Sheriff Btuford yesterday received
a elgram from the Columbia author-*
ities asking him to. arrest a negro, U.
S. Porter, on the north-bound C., N.
& L. passenger. The negro, was charg-.
ed with stealing. When the telegram
was received the train had passed
Newberry, but Sheriff Buford 'phon
ed to Clinton- and had him arrested.
Porter when'ar'rested had, among
other things, two overcoats, two
grips and a pistol. He was fined $15
by the Clinton, couneil for ,carrying
the pistol, which fine he paid. Last
night he was brought to Newberry
and will be taken to Columbia today
by Sheriff Buford. ., Sheriff Buford
had no papers, but had -.awarrant
sent him- from Columbia by last
'Joshua Simpkins'' a four act New
England play, will be presented at
OperiYHouse Friday nght, January
4. The climax of stage realism, it is
easserted, has been reached in the
presentation of the stirring saw-mill
scene in ''Joshua Simpkins,'' and will
be presented in this city by a peculiar
mechanical contrivance which has
never been itnroduced here before.
This saw-mill scene is claimed to be a
vast improvement over many attempts
in a similar line. The company also
boasts of a splendid orchestra, which
is carried complete by the organiza
tion, to aid in the proper presenta
tion of the play, which is said to
abound with musical and dancing
specialties of a high order. To assist
'Joshua Simpkins'' in popularity, a
band of music is also carried.
H. S. BOOZER AND SON.
On and after January first, 1907,
J. P. Wheeler will be admitted and
reorganized as a member of the H. S.
Boozer and Son Insurance Agency of
Prosperity, S. C. Thankful for past
patronage we solicit a continuance of
All companies represented are first
clss.T S. Boozer & Son.
CITY COUNCIL El CTIONS.
C. W. Bishop Chief and Fred H. Dom
inick City Attorney-Mr. Werts
At a meeting of city council, held
for the purpose of electing city clerk
and treasurer, city attorney, police
men, and other officers and e4ployes,
for the ensuing year, the following
City Clerk and Treasurer-Eugene
City Attorney-Fred H. Dominick.
Chief of Police-C., W. Bishop.
Policemen-H. H. Franklin, E. P.
Bradley, J. C. Adams, J. B. Outz, E.
N. Austin, T. G. Williams.
Street Overseer-B. 0. Epting.
Lamp Lighetr-Rial Bates.
Hose Wagon Drivers-Malcolm
Lesesne, Wade Nelson.
Newberry Savings Bank.
The statement of the condition of.
the Newberry Savings Bank, which
appears in this issue of The Herald
and News, shows that, institution to
be on a sound basis and its affairs
in excellent condition. The individ
ual deposits subject to check amount
to more than $77,000 and the savings
deposits to nearly $124,000.' The
loans and discounts amount to more
than $227,000. The Savings bank has
expetienced a steady growth everl
since its organization, and this growth
has been more marked during the
past year than at any previous time in
its history. The institution has de
clared a four per cent. -semi-annual
dividend and begins the new year
with bright prospects for a greater
Death of Mrs. J. W. Alewine.
Mrs. Jos. W. Alewine died at the
home of her father, Mr. T. S. Blair, in
the county, on December 23, and was
buried at New Chapel -on Christmas
Eve. Mrs. Alewine's death was peeu
Liarly sad, and the husband, father and
sist's have the deep sympathy of
many warm friends. :She had been
a wife less than a year, having mar
ried on January 3 preceding her
death. It was onlin April last that
her mother went to eternal rest.
Held For Rtocking Train.
Sheriff Buford last week captured
at Jalapa Will Glenn, colored, charg
ed with being one of a"'crowd which
rocked Capt. Blair's train, jn the
C., N.& L. road, on the night of De-'
eember 8.. Sheriff Buford has been ac
ive in =his efforts to ca'teh those
liarged with rocking trains. At the
ast court here a negro received a1
sentene of five years for this offence.
The dommercial Bank.
-The fact that the' Commereial banik'
oday declares a semi-annual .dividend
af five pe? :eent. is the best indica
ion of the excellent business judg
ment which has characterized the
nanagement of its affairs. The
statement of the condition of the
aank, published in another column of
his issue of The Herald and News,
peaks for itself.. The undivided de
posits subject to check amount to
ore than $251,000, and the savings
eposits to more than $110,000, while'
he loans and discounts reach about
Daughters of Confederacy.
The Drayton Rutherford chapter,
Daughters of the Confederacy, will
meet with Mrs. 0. L. Schumpert on
Wednesday afternoon, January 2, at
Mrs. P. E. Scott,
There will be preaching at Can
non's Creek next Sabbath at 11 a. m.
Rev. Mr. Whitaker of the Methodist
church will preach in Prosperity A.
R. P. ehurch at 7 p. m.
Death of Mr. W. H. Carwile.
-Mr. W. H. Carwile died in Coliun
bia on December 24. His body was
brought .to Newberry and funeral ser
vices were conducted by Rev. G. A.
Wright and Rev. J. L. Williamson
at the home on TuesdYay morning, af
Ler which the reamnins were interred
in Rosemont cemetery. While Mr.
Jarwile had been in bad health, his
death came as a shock to the
people of Newberry. He was 51
years of age.
Mr. Carwile had many warm per
sonal friends. Of a genial and kind
ly disposition, he made personal
friends and held them, and they sin
erel mourn his death.
Death of A. L. Boozer.
Mr. A. L. Boozer died at his home
near Johnstone Academy on Sunday
night, December 23, and was buried
at Ebenezer church on Christmas day.
me leaves a wif and 13 children.
Large Amounts Will Be Paid Today
To Stockholders in Flourishing
A considerable sum of money will
be p.id out in dividends today to
stockholders in Newberry enterprises.
That these enterprises are in a floui
ishing condition is shown by the di
vidends which they declare.
The Commercial Bank has declar
ed a semi-annual dividend of five
per cent. -on a capital of $50,000,
amounting to $2,500.
The Newberry Savings Bank has
declared a four per cent semi-annual
divident on a capital of $50,000,
amounting to $2,000.
The National Bank has declared a
four per cent semi-annual dividend
on a capital of $150,000,. amounting
The Newberry Cotton Mill has de
clared a semi-annual devidend of five
per cent. on a capital of $400,000,
amdunting to $20,000.
The Mollohon Manufacturing com
pany has declared a semi-annual di
vidend of four per cent. on a capi
tal of $400,000, amounting to $16,000.
The Exchange bank, one of Newber
ry 's new banking institutions, has de
elared a dividend of two and one-half
per cent. on a capital of $50,000,
amounting to $1,250.
The eScurity Loan and Investment
company has declared a semi-annual
dividend of three per cent. on its
Dividends at Prosperity.
The Bank ,of Prosperity has de
clared a four per cent. semi-annual
dividend on a capital of $25,000,
amounting to $1,000.
The People's National Bank, at
Prosperity, declared a three per cent.
semi-annual dividend on a capital of
$25,000 ,amounting to $750.
A Quiet Christmas.
Christmas in Newberry passed ,off
very quietly. In, fact, it was -a more
quiet than any Newberry has seen in
Shooting at Helena.
Rev. Sam Nance, a negro preacher,
was shot in the leg by Mr. J. A. Mel
on, at Helena, on Christmas morning.
t is stated the shooting was an acci
dent, and that the aafar will not be
prssed in the court. The wound was
The annual duel, 25 cents, to James
D. Nance .Camp, N,o. 336, U. C. V.,
,re now due, and mu.st be paid on or~
efore the 15th inst. Pay to the treas
irer G. F. Long, or to the cler:k of
J. W. Gary,
). L. Schumpert, Comdr.
Honor Roll, Cromer School.
7th Grade-Willie May Shannon,
5th Grade-lola. Cromer, Ra,ymond
brams, Sarah Shannon, Bertha
3romer, Hattie Cromer, Lucy Har
4th Grade-James Abrams, John
3rd Grade-Elmer Crogner, Cornelia
2nd Gi-ade-Guy Shannon, Ellen
1st Grade&-John Shannon.
r. Mattie 0. Young,
December' 22, 1906.
Mr. Fletcher Dickert and Miss
Alice Golmnan were married at Mol
tohon on Sunday, January 24, the
Rev. L. B. White officiating. Mr. and
LVrs. Diekert have many friends- who
wish for them much happiness in
their journey through-life together.
Death of Mrs. A. L Whitmian.
Mrs. A. L. Whitman died on~ Sat
rday, December 22, and was buried
i Chapman burying ground on Sun
lay. Mrs. Whitman was 56 years of
age. She suffered a stroke of paral
ysis, which was the cause of her
NOTICE OF ANNUAL MrI.TNG
or COUNTY BOARD COMMIS
Notice is hereby given that the an
anal meeting of the County Board of
Commissioners will be held on the
first Thursday after the first Monday
i January, 1907.
All persons holding demands
against the County of any kind, not
previously presented to the Board,
are required to file the same with the
Clerk on or before the first day of
January, 1907, so that they may be
eamined and ordered to be paid at
;he annual meeting.
Fred. H. Dominick,
Clerk and Attorney.
Annual Meeting at Aveleigh Church
On Next Sunday-Installation of
The annual meeting of the Presby
terian Brotherhood of Aveleigh
church will be held on next Sunday
evening, January 6. at 7.30 o'clock.
The pastor of the church, the Rev. J.
L. Williamson, will preside. The pro
gramme will consist of an address by
Dr. Williamson, appropriate music,
and the annual installation of offi
cers. The meeting is expected to prove
interesting and instructive.
Bank of Prosperity.
One of the soundest financial insti
tutions ii the county is the Bank of
Prosperity, as shown by the detailed
statement of its condition. Prosper
ity's growth has been healthy and
steady, and she points with pride to
the Bank of Prosperity. The state
ment of the condition of the institu
tion, which appears in another column,
speaks for itself.
The heirs at law of George W. Senn,
deceased, will sell at public outcry
before the court house at Newberry
on salesday, January 7, 1907, to the
highest bidder one hundred (100)
acres of land in No. 6 Township
bounded by lands of M. M. Satter
white, J. A. Burton, Joseph Pitts,
Charles Schultz, estate of C. S. Cle
Terms of sale: Cash. Purchaser to
pay for papers.
D. C. Senn.
J. T. Senn.
- L. H. Senn.
Mattie W. Senn.
Marq Eva -Senn.
G. W. Senn.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
COUNTY OF NEWBERRY.
BY JOHN C. WILSON, ESQUIRE,
WHEREAS, George A. Setzler hath
made suit to me, to grant him Let
ters of Administriation of the Estate
of and effects of Sus,annah F. SetzIer.
TESE ARE THEREFORE to cite
and admonish all and singular the
kindred and* Cr'editors of the said
Susannah F. !Setzler, deceased, that
they be and appear before me, in the
Court of Probate, to be held at New
berry on Thursday, 17th January next
after publication thereof, at 11 o 'clock
in 'the foreniooni, to show cause, if
any they have, why the said Admin
istration should not be grante.d..
GIVEN under my Hand, this 31st
days of Devember Anno Domini, 1908.
* J. C. Wilson,
Feed and Sale Stable
-:- AT -:
-:- OF -n:
A. T. Brown on Caldweil St.
A. T. Brown & Co.
Of the Condition of The Newberry
Savpgs Bank, located at Newberry,
S. C.,-at the close of business Pe
ember 20th, 1906.
oans and Discont. . .. .$227,657 08
Demand Loans. ,.. .. .. 13,492 61
Overdrafts. . . . - 5,476 10
Bonds and Stocks owned by
the Bank. . . .--. 4,550 00
Furniture and Fixtures. .. 1,900 00
Due from Banks and Bankers 21,783 97
Currency.-.-.-.-..-.-.-.- 9,151 00
Gold ..---------- 1,135 00
Silver, Nickels and Pennies -1,691 51
Cheks andCashtems. . . 9,084 50
Total.......- . --. $5921 77
Capital Stock Paid .. .. 50,000 00
ndivided Profits, less Cur
rent Expenses and Taxes
Paid.. -* -- -- 25,904 66
Due to Banks and Bankers. 8,066868
Due Unpaid Dividends.. 125 25
ndividual Deposits Subject
toCheck. .. .. .. .... 77,316 97
Saaer'$, ek. . .'.''. 69428
Notes and Bills Rediscounted 10,000 00
Total.. ..... .. -- $295921 77
TATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
CCUNTY OF NEWBERRY.
Before me came J. B. Norwood,
Cashier of The Newberry Saving Bank
who, being duly sworn, says tat, the
above and foregoing statement is a
true condition of said Bank, as shown
>y the books of file in said bank
J. E. NORWOOD, Cashier.
Sworn to and Subscribed before me,
this 27th d .y of December, 1906.
W. C. TYREE, N. P. for S. C.
B. C. Matthews,
James K. Gilder, ~.Directors.
Ge. S. Mower,.
Corrected by Nat Gist.
Good Middling .. ........ 5
Strict Middling .. .. .. .... 9 11
Middling .. .......... 3
The Local Market.
-M eat .... ........ ..... 9 to 1
Hams .. .. ......... .. 16 to 3
Best Lard.. .. .. ..... 2
Best N. 0. Molasses .. ... 60 to '1
Good M. 0. Molasses .. 35 to 4
Corn .... ........... .
Meal .. .. .... .........
Mixed Chicken Food .... 9
Hay .. . . ... 1.35 to 1.0
1st Patent Flour .. ....4.40 to 4.Z
2nd Patent Flour .. .. ..4.00 to 4.4
Good Ordinary Flour... .3.50 to 4.0
Sugar .... ....1........51
Rice .. .. ...... .... 5to8 1-3
Coffee Roasted .15
Coffee, Green .........10 to 22
Cotton Seed meal . .5
Eggs .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
Poultry ..1.. .. ....10c. ib.
Peas .. .. .. .. .........1.15
JAMES K. GIlDEE,
Office in front room over post offis,
NEWBERRY, S. C.
E. H. KIBLIR,
Office Formerly Occupied
By Dr. D. L. Boozer,
Newberry, . C.
. SPECIAL NOTICES.
FOR GOOD MEALS, for a nicely pre;
pared meal, goito-Mrs? Bedenbaug
and Mrs. Lula Danlelsen's Restai
rant, n front of Epting's cottou.*
yard and next door to the old beezr
STRAYED bR STOLEN-One red
cow, one horn slipped. Weighs
about seven hundred pounds. Li
eral reward for return to J. C. Sam
ple, Newberry, S. C.
NOTICE-You are warned not
hire or harbor Cal Stoudemire as h
1is und'er contract with me forth
year- 1907. 3. A. C. Kibler.
AFTER JANTUARY 1, we will gin ou
ly on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Prosperity Cotton .Oil Mill Co.
FOR GOOD MEALS-If you'want a
nicely prepared meal go to Danie
son's restaurant in front of Mzf
Epting's cotton yard, and next doo:
to old beer dispensary.
BENEST FERN is -under contract
with me fo~r the balance of the yeas5
1906 and for the whole year 19076
All persons are hereby warned nof
to hire nor harbor the said Ernest
SHINGLES-I haveplenty of shing~
les. Call and get prices.
0. W. LeRoy.
FANCY MALAGA GRAPES as bug
as they last at 20 cents per pound
at the city Cafe.
FOR SALE AT A BAEGAIN-Esl
ness Factory and Tannery conven
iently located. New biuldings ani
Address Factory care this paper.4
FIRE INSURANCE-Written in
town' and country, on dwellings,
barn and contents, by S. P. Boozer,
Notice is hereby given that we the~
undersigned Jury Commissioners for:
Newberry county, S. C. will at the;
office of the Clerk of Court for -.
County at nine o'clock A. M. Janq
10, 1907 openly and publicly draw
the names of twelve men who shid
serve as Grand Jurors for one ye
We will also at the same time ax.
place draw the names of thirty-sil
men who shall serve as petit Jurot0
at the Court of General SessioM
which will convene Mo*nday, Jan'uar
28, 19007, and montinue for one weeL
Jno. L. Epps,
Win. W. Cromer,
Jno. C. Goggans,
Jury Commissioners for Newberr
County S. C.
December 27th, 1906.
Grand Skating Carnival, Nebr
Rink, January 7, 8 and 9, et 9 o'cbi
Masquerade first night, two prim
BLANKETS! BLANKETS! Weh
the kind that ke'ep off colds a
pneumonia and cost you less t