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The Movements of Many Peopie.
Newberriara -nd. Thns.. WVho
Saturday for Atlanta for mules.
Very little farming operations
have been commenced yet.
Many of our farmers are still
short in hands.
Mr. T. 0. Stewart. Jr.. spent
Sunday in Newberry.
Senator Eugene S. Blease, of
Saluda. spent Sunday with relatives
The court of general sessions
Met yesterday. Judge George E.
Mr. Pat Scott has let the con
tract for the erecion of a residence
A pound party was enjoyed by a
few young folks last week with
Miss Louise Jones.
There was an enjoyable dance
at the armory last Friday evening
by a few couples.
The Bachelor Maids will meet
this afternoon with Miss Neville
The Emorv club meets Wednes
day morning with Mrs. Walter H.
Hunt on Calhoun street.
The* Card club will meet on
Saturday afternoon with Miss
Miss Patte James. of Laurinburg,
N. C.. is visiting the family of her
uncle. Dr. J. A. B. Scherer.
Notwithstanding the inclemency
of the weather the work on the Fra
ternity hall is progressing nicely.
. Miss Maud Langford leaves to
day for Charleston where she' will
spend a few weeks with friends.
TIe mem.bers of the Newberry
delegation to the legisature spent
Saturday and Sunday at honie.
Col. E. H. Aull and family spent
Sunday under the parental toof at
New buildings are going up in
all parts of the city and it is diffi
cult in many jobs to secure work
Miss Fannie Martin, of Donalds,
S. C.. who has been on a visit to
Miss Pearl Gideon, returned to her
home on Saturday.
Rev. B. .M. Grier, who has been
ill for several days, filled his ap
pointment at Central Methodist
church on Sunday.
A delightful surprise pound par
ty was given Miss Rosalyn Hipp on
Friday afternoon by several of her
Work on the postoffice building
on the corner of Friend and Cald
well streets will commence in a few
There wvill be service at St. Luke's
(Episcopal) church on Thursday
evening at 7:30. All are invited to
the service. Seats free.
The 5th and 6th gradles of the
graded school gave their teacher,
Miss Linda Welch, a surprise party
on last Friday afternoon.
If the wveather does not inter
fere it will not be many wveeks until
the brick store of the Newberry
Hardware company will be ready
for the roofing.
Rev. Ferris Brown, of Jackson
town, Ohio, held services in the
Church of the Redeemer on Sun
day morning last in place of the
/pastor, Rev. Seabrook.
Never in the history of the busi
ness in this county has there been
such a demand for mules, and all
purchasers are calling for high
Farmers in attendance upon court
report that very little farm work
has been done yet. Recent rains
have greatly retarded farming op
* The condition of some of the
streets of the city, especially on the
outer edges, is pretty bad. The re
cent rains have caused a superabun
dance of mud.
LEE'S BIRTHDA CELEBRATED.
In:IresIn and Apropria( Exercises in
in the opera house under the aus
pices of the Drayton Rutheriford
Chapter, Daughters of the Confed
eracv. the birthday of General Rob
ert E. Lee was observed in New
berry on Friday last. The opera
house was filled with the Veterans,
Daughters of the Confederacv,
Sons of Veterans. the students of
Newberry college and the Newber
ry graded schools, and the people of
The principal feature of the oc
casion was an address by Dr. James
A. B. Scherer. After prayer by Dr.
A. J. Bowers. andi music by the spe
cial choir for the occasion. Dr.
Scherer was introduced by Col. W.
H. Hunt. Dr. Scherer's address
was a scholarly effort. and it was
heard with the closest attention by
the large audience. "One year from
today." he said. "a century willi
have passed since Lee was born.
The next century will appreciate
him even more than the century
which was gone, because he was
one of those grand epic figures that
require perspective for their true
ganduer to appear.
Almost in the beginning of his
address Dr. Scherer paid a touch
ing tribute to Captain A. P. Pifer,
who was a member of General
Lee's staff, and who, with Colonel
I. E. Young. of Charleston, is now
the only living representative of
the staff living in South Carolina.
Captain Pifer was seated on the
stage and the mention of his name:
Iwas received with long-continued.
applause. The presence of Captain
Pifer was an honor, said Dr. Scher
er. not only because of the distin
cguished services which he had ren
deredin the south, but also because
he had been a menber of the staff
ofthe Southern ~Confederacy's
chieftain, and on behalf of the au
dience, in the name of this great
chieftain, the speakei- saluted Cap
Dr. Scherer said there were
three qualities which a man must!
possess in order to be a Christian
man: Strength, tenderness and un
selfishness; boldness, gentleness
and the spirit of sacrifice; majesty,
grace and the spirit of service, or
noblesse oblige, and these General
Lee possessed in an eminent degree.
In language which. glowed with;
the beauty of its thought and the
eloquence of its expression, Dr.
Scherer spoke of General Lee 's~
strength, of his tenderness, of his
unselfishness:~ Lee, the bravest of
the brave, was the gentlest of the
"The bravest are the tenderest.
The loving are the daring."
But with all liis strength and all
his tenderness, and no man possess
ed them in larger degree. the high
est quality, the most splendid at
tribute, which marked him as king
among men, wvas the heroic measure
f his unselfishness. Sacrifice, said
the speaker, was the very essence
f heroism. No man could be truly
great who would not truly serve.
even as Christ. the King of men.
ame not to be ministered unto but
to minister. Dr. Scherer gave
niny instances of General Lee's
unselfishness: speaking of the occa-'
sion wvhen he was offered the posi
tion of commander-in-chief of the:
Federal forces, and which he de
eined, thus rejecting the offer of
the supremiest position which had
been offered to any man since the
time of Washington. Lee threwv in
his lot with his state; for, wvhile he1
[deplored the breaking up of the
Union, there were underlying prin-.
I iples involved, and his state had
spoken. Here. as throughout his
life, he hearkened to the voice of
duty, "stern daughter of the voice
In closing Dr. Scherer
quoted the beautiful words of Ten
nyson, which he put into the mouth
cf his knightliest hero, as he put out
to sea in his bark, and he thus ad
dressed the veterans:
"Yowe gallant soldiers who fol
lwdLee, our blessing upon you
today as you put out to sea. May
you meet your pilot face to face;
andb ure that there, in that grand
I t lit 1,~)~; ~ 1
"The Sword of Ltee" was cffcct
ivelv recited by little Miss Kather
The selections by the choir were
appropriate and were beautifully
After reading the rules govern
ing the bestowal of Crosses of
Honor. each of. the following was
decorated with his emblem of
J. W. Amick. Co. I. Regiment 15,
S. C. Tif.
T. S. Derrick, Co. K. Rcoiment
9. S. C. In1f.
M. D. Harmon. Co. 0. Regiment
1. S. C. Inf.
Rainer Hitt. Co. P. Tames' Bat
George Tohnstone. Co. B. S. C.
J. B. Lathan. Co. B. 7th Battal
T. C.. Sligh, Co. I. 14th Battal
M. M. Long, Co. G, 13 Regiment.
Colonel Schumpert then read
general order No. 34. providing for
the appointment of a committee of
the Confederate veterans to collect
funds toward the erection of the
monument memorial.:to the .Wom
en of the Confederacy; and an
nounced as the committee for that.
purpose from James D. Nance
camp. Messrs. R. T. C. Hunter, W.
C. Sligh. W. B. Franklin, B. F.
Griffin, 0. L. Schumpert.
The exercises were - concluded
with the benediction- by. Rev. B.
M. Grier, pastor of the Central M.
E. church, South..
A Missionary to Preach.
Rev. Dr. Neil E: Pressley will
preach Wednesday evenings the
24th, at the Associate- Reformed
Presbytenian church. Dr; Pressley
has been for years a missionary. of
this church to Mexico..
Solicitor R. A. Cooper is at his
post of duty and under his direction
the business of the court is moving
along smoothly. Experience is
rapidly making Solicitor. Cooper a
more valuable officer..
Judge George E. Prince.- -
Judge George E. Prince, who
presides at the present term of court
is very popular with the members
of the bar and all who have busi
ness before the court. He presides
with courtly dignity and grace, is
considerate of feelings of others
and is sympathetic for all who ap
pear before him. His alertness, his
quick perception of the lawv, his fair
and impartial rulings, his entire ju
dicial bearing mark him as particu
larlv fitted for the bench.
M\ay we suggest that as spring
approaches the property owners of
the city give careful attention to he
matter of beauifying their prem
ises. Some of our ladies
have accomplished much that is to
be commended during the last year
in civic improvement, but this is
only a beginning of what may be
accomplished if one could secure
some well-defined plan and concert
of action in this important matter of
beautifying our premises.
In grateful appreciation for kind
ly offices extended him by the Bach
elor Maids of Newvberry, during a
protracted illness from ty phoid fe
ver in the summer of 1904. Mr.
Howard [Ienry recently sent their
treasurer twenty dollars. When Mr.
Henry was sick. the Bachelor Maids
graciously provided a trained nurse
for him-his aged mother being too
infirm to give him proper and need
ed attention. Such deeds of love
and mercy hring out in beautiful
sunshine the milk of human kind
nce and make all the world akin.
MhETING OF MAGISTRATE.
istrate Cannon (G. Ilame's mice )n
Saturday mornling. an agreement
was signed by those preselt to the
effect that they woul(l not nol pMSs
an- cases for violation of farm la
bor contracts. in which warrants
were issued on or after vesterdar.
The meeting was called by Mag
istrate Blease to consider the '.bor
contract situation in order that
somle uniform rule might be. adopt
C-d which would be of aid to tc
mapistrateS and in Soie manner. 'I
least, help to clear up the situation
in the county. Present at the meet
ing were Magistrates Cannon G.
Blease, P. B. Hair, V. C. Sligh.J.
B. Smith and V. F. Suber.
The agreement which was signed
is as follows:
"South Carolina. Newherry
County. January 20. 1906.
"We, the undersigned magis
trates of Newberrv county, hereby
agree that on and after the 22nd
day of January. 1906, we will al
low no case for violation of farm la
bor contract to be nol prossed or
settled, under any. conditions or
circumstances. Witness our hand.
"Cannon G. Blease.
B, B. Hair.
*W. C. Sligh.
"1. 13, Smith.
."W. F. Suber."
Magistrate . Blease stated that
M\agistrate Cunningham had told
him that he was in sympathy with
the movement and that Magis
trate Henderson, who was sick and
not able to be present was also in
accord with the action which it had
been proposed should be taken, and
that he felt confident these twvo gen
tiemen would sign the a.greement as
soon as .it was presentia to them.
The agreement wvill be submitted to
the other magistrates at the earliest
When the meeting was called to
rder on Saturday morning Mr.
Blease stated that everybody real-'
ized the condition of the labor con
tract situation in Newberry county,'
and that something ought to be
done, and that his purpose in call
ing the meeting was in order that
the magistrates should take such ac-1
tion in the premises as they believed
would be of benefit to the farmers
of the county. He favored an agree
ment amon~g the magistrates thatj
as far as possible they wvould issue
warrants for violations only~ in1
their respective townships. Of~
course, he said, no definite rule
~coul beadopted in regard to this
matter because they were all magis
trates of the county, but he thought
that much good could be accomn
plished if the magistrates through
out the countyv would encourage the
issuing of warrants only for viola
tions in their respective towvnships.
The matter was discussed at some
length, and the general labor situ
ation throughout the county was
The matter of refusing to permit
compromises was then taken up and
freely discussed. and the agreement
above set forth was finally signed
by every magistrate present. Each
of the magistrates present took part
in the discussion. and gave experi
ences in connection with the matter
which w~ere of benefit to the others,
and a better understanding of the
whole situation was brought about
After the discussion had pro
ceeded at some length Magistrate
Blease submitted a motion which
embodied the agreement finally
reached and it was seconded by
Magistrate Smith, stated by Magis
trate Sligh, and unanimously car
The agitation of the matter
among the magistrates has accom
plished good, and a step has been
taken in the right dlirection. There
ar nmany evils in connection with
the labor contract system which
ought to be cured, and the right
spirit was shown at the meeting on
shown the agreement on Satnrday
after the meeting and signed it.
Carnival Lamp; .l
Fllced 1by the company duriilg
Lheir stay i1n (ur midst is a Ci)n
est for the Queen of the Carnival.
-he vounI, ladies in the race are:
Misses Maud Fant. Milaud Lang
ford. Bessie Schumpert. Ellie
Iluiett. The successful contestant
vill get a diamond ring offered by
he 1 Iarkoot Company. The voting
will close on Thursdav. February i.
The Carnival company will re
nain two wecks.
News From Excelsior.
-.Excelsior. January 22.-We had
. 111ce rain on Sunday night. The
weather for the past few days has
ureen just lovely.
listen for the marriage bells for
hey are going to sound forth down
n this section before you are aware
>f it. We extend congratulations
Mr. Ira Nates. of Columbia. has
)cen on a visit home.
Miss Bettie Werts has returned
o her home in Saluda. after a two
eeks stay in this section.
Mrs. Setzler. of Peak, is spend
ng a few days with Prof. T. S.
Miss Hattie Hipp, of Newberry.
as been visiting in this section.
Mr. T. A. Kinard and family of
Little Mountain. spent Sunday
with Prof. J. S. 'Wheeler's .family.
Mr. H. J. Boozer, of Beth Eden,
pent Sunday in this community.
Miss Sallie Kibler who is teach
ng the Jolly Street school spent
Saturday and Sunday with Mr. J.
D. Stone's family.
Excelsior law and order league
ill meet in 1the school house on
the first Friday night in February.
Let us have a good attendance at
Miss Be'ssie Counts wvent to
awnsville, Georgia, last week to
e present at the marriage of a
friend. Prof. J. S. Wheeler filled
Miss Bessie's chair in the school
room during her absence.
The farmers' mutual association
ill meet in the school house on the
third Saturday afternoon of each
onth at two o'clock.I
Mrs. George Kinard who has
been very sick for some time died
at her home in jolly Street section,
n Sunday morning, aged* about
eighty years. The funeral services
~ill be held at Bachman Chapel
:urch this morning at 11x o'clock
and the interment will be in the
emetery near the church. It will
e remembered.that her husband,
r George Kinard, died just a lit
tle over one year ago. We extend
ur sympathy to the bereaved ones.
Remaining in the Post Office at
Yewberry S. C. for the week end
d January 20, 1906.
A-Mrs. Mattie Allen.
B-Tohn E. Bacon.
D-Miss Georgie Davenport.
G-Mrs. Luvinia Gray.
H-John Hikes. Caldwell Hun
J-Jane Jones. Mrs. Martha A.
[ohnson, D. H. Jones.
K-Cinda Chalmers care of G.!
L-J. B. Leaver.
M-Mrs. B. F. Melton.
P-Mrs. Maggie Paysinger,
'iss Susia Pessin, Miss Sallie Pitts
S-Lonnie Sargent. J. R. Sheely,
J. M. Suber.
T-MVrs. J. C. Troutman.
W-Willia Washton, Miss Inias
Williams. Miss Zamer Wilum.
Persons calling for these letters
vi please say they were advertised.
C. T. Purcell.
One of the pup)ils in the fourth
rade of the graded school in a re
ent eamation wxas asked to tell
1l about the matrtship of Miles
anisl. The reply was: "It was
try lare bmt i Ihel TS men.
t'f ~ ~ ~ 4 la S . ** (aival
Oueenus o the South." and "Dog
Heroes of St. Bernard:" "Iole
Catering." by Fannie Merritt Far
mer: "Smart Frocks for the Little
Folks," by Grace Margaret Gould;
"Afghans-Artistic and Comfort
able." by Helen Marvin: "The Se
cret of the Open Fireplace." by
Samuel Howe; "Suggestions for a
College Boy's Room," by Evelyn
Parsons; "In Honor of St. Valen
tine. by Lillian Bavnes Griffin,
with abun(lant material for the ies
tivals of the month, Washington's
and Lincoln's Pirthdays and St.
Valentine's Dav. The fiction list
includes. "Adam 'and Eve." "The
Making of Alderman Droghan,"
"To Oblige the Prince." "Unknown
Territory." "Barney and Norah,"
and "The Trail of the Billy Doo."
Published by The Crowell Publish
ing Company. Springfield. Ohio,;
one (lollar a year, ten cents a copy.
Cotton Seed for sale at 50 cents
per bushel. Usual cost S.50. Only
John T. Norris.
FOR SALE-A good milch cow
with young calf. Apply to
Anne 0. Ruff.
LOST-)ne female setter dog,
about two years old, white with
liver colored spots on head and
back. Collar on with. plain name
plate. Reward for return to
J. H. .Hair,
Newberry, S. C.
HAVE YOUR PIANOS TUNED
R. H. McCracken, the well
known piano tuner, is in the city,
stopping at the Central Hlouse, and
repairing regulating and voiceing
He is prepared to do it and thor
oughly competent to do anythii
that a piano needs. A postal cyi4
or orders left at Gilder & Weeks'
drug.store, will receive prompt at
tention. . No charge to call and es
amine your piano.
Will be here about ten days.
IT'S good for the sick and old, and4
excellent for the young and well.
All doctors recommend Shaw's
Pure Malt. For sale at
FOR SALE-Good Six year o1d
mule. Cheap. Apply to Heral4
and News or .
Annie 0. Ruff.
IF you have to buy corn, see rue
quick. Have several hundre4
bushels at low figure.
W. P. Smith.
FOR the next ten days I will again
pay the cash for Ladies' skirts',
and children's and infants' old
Mrs. Dora H. Watts,
FOR SALE-Pair Mules, Bricks,
and Varnish by the Carolina
Manufacturing Company. Apply to
J. A. Burton.
WHEN you have a watch or a clock
or a piece of jewelry that you waa4
repaired don't forget to consult 4rit11
me before you have your work done.
W. B. Rikard, Jeweler
at The Herald and News Ofile.
FOUND-The Right Place to Buy
Furniture at Shelley & Summer's.
WATNTED-....Everybody. to send
their collars to The Herald and
News office on Thursday morning
in time to b)e sent to the Laurens
IF From opening time until closing
time and all the time. you wvant
good time then have your watch
and clock cleaned and repaired by S4
W. B. Rikard, Jeweler,
at The Herald and News Office.