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The Movements of- Many People,
Newberrians and Those Who
Mr. C. P. Pelham speit several
davs with relatives in towni.
'ol. C. J. Purcell ias returnetl from
is trip to Washington.
Mr. R. H. Hipp, of Pomaria, was
in town on Wednesday.
Mr. Jas. F. Pendleton, of Tazewell,
Va.. is visiting his aunts, Mrs. Geo.
B. Cromer and Mrs. R. P. Holland.
Mrs. James H. McIntosh,. of Co
lumbia. is visiting her sister, Mrs. W.
H. Hunt. on Calhoun street.
Mr. W. H. Carwile has accepted a
position with E. M. Evans & Co. as
Mr. Warren Epting, of Pomaria,
spent Wednesday night with his
friend, Mr. Henry W'ells.
Messrs. E. M. Evans and Co. have
moved into their new store room ip
the McCaughrin brick block. They!
have one of the neatest and nicest
store rooms in town.
Judging from the number of ne
groes who visit the carnival every
night one would suppose "hired
help" not so scarce after all.
Miss Bernice Smith, who has been
visiting Mrs. T. P. Adams for some
time, has returned home.
L. W. Jones, Esq., has gone to Co
lumbia a few days on professional
We are glad to see Dr.. 0. B. Mayer
recovered from a recent two weeks'
attack of the grip.
Mr. W. M. Wilson, who has been
cnfined to his home with grip, is out
-Rev. W. L. Seabrook, chairman of
the eiecutive committee of missions,
attended a meeting of the committee
at Prosperity -on Tuesday.
Miss 8arahi Pope, after a pleasant
visit of two weeks in Kinards, has re
turned home accompanied by Miss
Mr.- E. P. Lake, of Hope, spent,
Wednesday in the city. Mr. Lake
reports that options have been given
some Newberry capitalists to build a
cotton factory near Hope.
Auditor William W. Cromer has
eompleted his rounds in the county
and .will be found at his office till
February 20, when the time of mak
ing returns will close without penalty.'
Mr. Cromer says there has been some:
increase in the valuation of proper
y, real and personal, but there is a
great difference in~ valuations even in
-the~ same community.
Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Hlutson, of At
lanta, GNergia, are. visiting relatives
in town. Mr. Hutson returned to At
lanta, but Mrs. Hutson will remain
for a few weeks with relatives.
Rev, and Mrs. Ferris Brown, after
spending several weeks with his
da.ughter, Mrs. J1. A. B. Scherer, re
turned to their honie, Jackstontown,!
Ohio, on last Tuesday.
Mr. Thomas Hutehinson who has
considerable cottou of late planting
noy opeil white as early fall, is pay
ing $1.00 per hundred for picking, and
linds difficulty in getting pickers even
at that price.
* Chief of' Police Harris "roped''
in three of the hackmeui otf city for
stroling on public square and loitering
there too long at a time, and obstruct
ing the streets. He also pulled one
for reckless driving.
The traditional ground hog went
scampering back into his hole this
morning so we may look for six weeks
more of u.gly weather, so the know
ing ones sa..
Mrs. W. L. Seabrook and daughter.
Miss Frances Seab rook. accom paniied
Rev. W. L. Seabrook to Prosperity
on Tuesday last./I
The first quarterly con ferenice for
Kinards circuit will be hlcd at Hope
wvell churc7h tomnu'rmv. P re-siding Elder
WV. T. D)uncan conduc'ItUi-. t)Ihesevc.
M cmv1 *ei4ir~ the nex Ieetore of
logical seminary at D)ue W t.1
public is cordially invited.
QUEEN OF THE CARNVAL.
Miss Elie Huiett Won With, Over
Ten Thousand Votes
Tile result. of thee ontest for the
Queen of the Carnival resulted as
Miss Ellie Huiett, 10,147.
Miss Vinnie Mae Wilson. 3.406.
Miss Bessie Schumpert, 1,675.
Miss Maud Fant, 971.
Miss Maud Langford, 678.
The coronation will take place this
evening at 8 o 'clock on the carnival
grounds in front of the Creation'
show. The following young ladies
have been chosen maids of honor:
Misses Thyra Schumpert, Bessie
Schumpert and Maud Fant. The
presentation speech will be made by
I. H. Hunt, Esq.
The tellers who counted the votes
were: W. A. Miller. J. P. Williams
and James Williamson. The total
number of votes cast was 16,877 at a
cost of one cent each. The ring is
a beautiful diamond one.
DEATH OF J. HARDY SUBER.
A Former Newberrian Dies in Texas.
On Tuesday last Mrs. W. A. Hill
received a telegram from her brother,
Mr. J. H. Suber, of Bryan, Texas,
informing her of the death of her
father, J. Hardy Suber.
Mr. Suber was born near Ashford
Ferry in this county in the year 1825.
He had three sisters and one brother.
Two of his sisters, Mrs. Dr. J. A.
Berly and Mrs. J. Wesley Folk and
his brother, David F. Suber, died sev
eral years ago. His only surviving
sister, Mrs. Bettie Edrington, is liv
ing with her son .near Monticello. in
Mr. Suber married Miss Eugenia
Gunter. of Richland from which union
there were four children: J. Harlv
Suber, Jr., of Bryani, Texas, E. M.
Suber. who died in Athens. Georgiai.
a few years ago. Mrs. Charlie P.'
ikert, of Vidalia, Georgia and Mrs.
W. A. Hill of our town. He moved to
ryan, Texas about 28 years ago and
as been living with his son, J. H.,
nd up to within y few days of his
eath enjoyed good health, being re
arkably hale and vigorous for one
f his age. An attack of the grippe
ontracted a few days ago was more!
han his advanced years could stand:
nd he died suddenly on the 30th inst.
issionary Society Of Church of the
The missionary society of the:
hurch of the Redeemer met at the
ome of Mrs. W. G. Houseal on last
onday afternoon. There was a very
~ood attendance. The election of
ffieers for next yeari resulted as fol
Mrs. Jas. A. B. Scherer, president;
rs. John A. Summer, vice president;
rs. J. Thomas Mayes, secretary;
drs. William Johnson, Treasurer.
Mrs. Ferris Brown made an inter
sting talk which was greatly enjoyed
y all present.
The Osman Stock Company. -4
One of the best popular priced
hows we have had in a long time1
as the Osman Stock company which!
layed three nigts this week. The
arts were upheld with wonderful
force and vigor. Buster Craine was a
favorite. Without making any in
idious distinction we would like
o give special mention of the parts
layed by Helen Reicka and Mar-'
uerite Osman and L. V. Owen. The
eturn of this sp)lendid company will
>e liOked fo)rward to with delight
by our lovers of the theater.
Drayton Rutherford Chapter Daugh
ters of the Confederacy.
ford Chap~ t'er i :nghter of the (>n
fedeaev will mieet with the iMisses
Mart in at 4 o'clock on Tuesday aftr
.\1I reti~rned I~~me vcstcdav.
Matters Affecting Newberry Consid
ered in General Assembly- irl
Tribute to Mr. Sligh.
In the debate in 1he W ilitir-Ip (-(Il
le.e hol4iday )II Senlatmr O .le L4.
Blease of Newberry. paid a deserved
compliment to the Hon. J. A. Sligh,.
of this county. and who )represented th
his county in the senate for many
years. Senator Blease said in part
"I have the hionir to (c)upy the seat
whichN was occupied at that time b I
the first man in South Carolina who
raised his voice in behalf of a college
for the higher education of the vounlg A
women of this state, and who did
more for its establishment than any
other one man. although he has never
received the proper credit or consider
ation for his services. His speech on a
the occasion was one of eloquence, Ph
logic and truth. and I am proud that
I have this opportunity of calling to of
the attention of this senate his record. St
"I refer, Mr. President, to the Hon.
Jefferson A. Sligh, one of my prede- ba
cessors and former senator from m st(
The bill to ive the Winthrop gifls tul
their Christias holiday then passeal ho]
the senate and was sent to the house.-On
The bill. to provide for the election
of trustees of the Newberry graded gel
schools from each ward in the town ed
of Newberry has been passed by both fat
houses and has received the signature to
of the governor. The first election
will be held in December,. when five sio
trustees will be elected, one from each of
ward. This bill, it will be recalled,:
was passed by the legislature at its
last session. but no provision was ed
made for ordering the election and
under the ruling of the attorney gen
eral the bill was of no effect. The bill be(
ased this year provides that the ele i
tion shall be ordered by the town .
ouncil of Newberry.
issionary Society of Central Meth- wi
The Woman 's Foreign Missiony m-v
oiety of Central Methodist Episod6ch
>al church. South will meet -nextpr
onday at Central parsonage at 4.f
. m. Every member is expected. thr
Postmaster Purcell to Hold On. bu
In a letter dated .January 31stno
from its Washington correspondent,T
he Columbia Record says: Gri
Postmaster Pureell, of Newberry, da:
tated today that he had just had ain
alk with Mr. Hitchcock concerning
he question of his contiuance asth
>ostmaster at Newberry. The depart
ent, he says. is fully satisfied with
hs work and takes the recommnenda
ions which he has from the citizens
f Newberry as the best evidence that
e is the choice of the people for 'l
aother term there. He says that Mr. tor
ithcock has assured him that he ate
ill hold on, and so far as making a a
hange at this time is concerned, there;
s not the least idea of such action at
he present time.
Examination by Tenth Grade.
The tenth grade of the g.raded
chool, composed of twelve bright and
ovely young misses and one sweet B
oung man numbering just 13, no more
ut nothing sus. ieious in that-have
een enjoying 'this week their finalno
xamination in Civil Government un
er Miss Eldora Williamson. Their jtr
>aers were quite creditable and the
tate may congratulate itse]f on such
romising~ future citizenship. All of .o
which is referred to the amiable ea(
o of the Fairfax Enterprise.
WHEN WILL FIRING BEGIN? th
An Incident of the Last Days of Gen.
Wheeler's Fatal Illness.
N%ew' York. . amwr :i .~ 0.-Several b a1
*1vs before Gen eralIi JsepIh WXheeleri to
iei. andH ati a time wheni he1 wa.s oe- wit*
-asinall iratio al. upin b d W
A Novel Ceremony.
One of the most unique and inter
[in scenes witnessed in our city
many a day was the baptisim of
-o bv tVin babies. fiVe mo"ntis
I solls f Greek pwreiiis. at tlieI resi
n1ce f)f Mrs. W. E. Iti.f.I. oll edlles
y nlight about m11idnight. TI'e cere
)I\y was perforiel! by a priest of
lanta. Georia. who ci vaie here for01
at especial purpose.
The father and mother are Mr. and
rs. Sam Abbott, the formier of whom
connected with the earnival troupe.
keeping with their faith. nach child
d a God-father. Peter Autunakors,
iose boy Was iined Ai,listus, and
igusters Antonakors,. wlhose bov
ts namedl Antlony. They were as
ted by Colleill Nassau. a cousin of
father. All of the party are of
eek extraction, direct from fair
d sunny Greece, the home of Zeno
oi.and Demosthenes, and the cere
>ny was conducted in the language
the Greek, in genuine orthodox,
t the appointed time. the two
bies were disrobed in true young
r order, their heads were annointed
th olive oil, the babies placed in the
y of water, which had been made
ly. and each immersed three times.
e of the boys kicked lustily when
rsed while the other behaved quite
itlemanly. The priest then remov
the babies, handing to each god
lher one -at a time, when the priest
k some kind of salve out of a sil
box, especially used on such occa
ns, and with a mop, made figures;
a cross on the forehead. feet and i
as and body of each child. Then
boys were delivered to their moth
who redressed them in entirely
v clothing from head to foot. Du
the whole exerics incense had
a burning, filling the room with a
-fume and cloud that was well
h stifling to those unaccustomed
such proceedings. The priest led
way followed by each godfather
h his child in his arms. and the
oe Greek company marched
und the tubl of wvater, all the while
nting and reading, closing with a
yer. A small tuft of hair was cut
m' the. head of each child and
own into the water. The ceremony'
upied fully two hours and a half,
the interest of the onlookers was
abated in the least.
e mother brought the two little
~co-Americans down town yester
.They are both bright and charm
little fellows, who have the best
hes of their American friends for
ir future hapiness and usefulness.
Services At Mollohon Mill.
here will be preaching at the
lohon mill on next Sunday morn
by Rev. B. P. Mitehell, of Parks
e who has been called to the pas
ship of that church. This pastor
includes also the Baptist church
Prosperity. Enoree and Fairview.
IAVED BY HIS COEK AEMS.
w A Despondent Man Was Saved
Against His Will
oston, Mass., Jan. 30.-Charles
ack, despondent Greek, was unable
ake his own life, yesterday after
n, through the fact that his two
ificial arms were made of cork and
vented him from sinking after his
ping into the Charles river from
st Roston bridge. Bolack lost
h arms and one eve in an explo
some months ago and has been
pondent over his condition. Af
he had jumped from the bridge
cork arms kept him above the
er andl he was rescued1.
An Indian's Wit.
last winter, when the Indian foot
I team from Carlisle. Penn.. eamne
(h ic'a 2o iwipe up~ the gr'idir'on
h their pal eface brethern from
o ilv' oniet ren!ied the Indian.
THE RAJAH OF BHONG.
Operatic Comedy in Two Acts.
The company presenting "Th
Rajah of Bhong" contains many we
known fun-makers and vocalists, an
no better vehicle for their efforts t
entertain could have been secure<
The comedy element predominates th
action of the piece from beginning t
end, and as every male member o
thf Pist is a comedian, fun fast an
furious is the natural result. "'
laugh in every line " is not an exac
zeration in this instance, but the hu
mor is natural and entirely free frot
the coarseness which sometimes mar
productions of the musical comed;
The female contingent made up o
pretty girls who know how to sin,
and dance, is very much in evidenc
The costumes worn by the chorus ar
-orgeous in the extreme, and th
management claims that it is th
most expensively dressed prodietio:
Opera House, February 7,
A feast of fun. a merry music play
A cornucopia of delightful dance. an
A beauty ~chorus guaranteed t
*dri.ve dull care away.
fs .Eugene Spofford' s sure succesa
"The Rajah of Bhong.'
A never ending dream of dazzlin
ft draws the pleasure-seeking, laugh
[he breeziest, best and brightes
Rajah of Bhong.
Opera House, February 7.
"A lively melange of mirth, mu
ic and merriment" said Mr. Aetoi
avies, the famous New York dramat
ie writer, in his criticism of "Th4
ajah of Bhong'" on its first produe
ion in that city at the American the
ttre. The opinion is shared by al
ho see the play. !:or Hal Campbel
as provided a scor': of exquisite har
nony. and Will Roberts' book i
>robably the best lhe has ever writ
A. C. Burgess is exeruciatingly fun
y in the principal comedy role, an
. H. Brown, Richard- Bartlett, Lue:
urgess, Marie El-More and ,Jenni<
l-More appear to advantage.
"The Rajalh of Bhong" will b<
>resented for the first time in thia
No production of the present da:
ffords better opportunity for elab
rate staging, gorgeous costuming an<
>eautiful scenic display. Mr. Eugen<
Spofford has spared neither time no
oney in an intelligent effort t4
ake "The Rajahi of Bhong" th
eading musical entertainment an<
he results that lie has secured are al
hat the most critical could ask.
London. Janua ry 31.-It comie
rom the very best authority that Si
homas Lipton has not yet given u]
the hope of winning~ the America'
up) and that he is making plans nox
or another campaign against th
owv 'York Yacht (C':b net yv' . 14
w L'Isltri'd the ilmeIs witho(ut sueC
:i .I t he new bont will be bunit up t
the limit of that type allowed under
the terms of the deed of gift. whieh
is 115 feet on the water line.
LOST-Watch fob January 30. Ik
tials J. M. S. Reward if returne4
e to R. D. Wright.
f roR RENT-A house of four roosa,
with two fire places and a well of
good water in the yard. Possessi
given at once. Corner of Holman 5
. Friend streets. Apply to
J. W. Humbert.
LOST-One brown fur at Carnivo
grounds Tuesday evening. Finddr
f will please return it to this office.
ENGLISH nainsook worth 20 cts. fQr
12 1-2 cents the yard.
Hair & Havird.
WANTED-To trade a good mule for
young horse, mare colt preferred,
I call at this office Saturday next and
SLEADING physicians - everywhere
recognize Shaw 's Pure Malt to be
without a superior as a restorative
and nerve builder. For sale at the
$5.00 Blankets Reduced to $3.75. $3.50
Blankets reduced to $2.50 at.
ALL Persons are hereby forbi des tg
trespass upon the lands o the up
dersigned by fishing, hunt'- osg
mitting stock to run at~ UP
LOST-One female setter
iabout two years ol white wi
I liver colored spots o :head
-back. Collarsbn owith plain naj
plate. Reward for retu to
excllnt orNewberry,'k. C.
JIT'S good for the sick and ol as~
excllnt orthe young and
~Al doctors recommend S s
Pure Malt. For sale at.
WN~EN you have a watch or a
or a piece of jewelry that
repaired don't forget to consult wit
me before you have your work done.
at The Herald and News Offce.
SWAN TED-Everybody to send
their . collars to The Herald and
lNews office on Thursday morning
in time to be sent to the Laurens
IF From opening time until closiung
Itime and all the time, you want
<good time then have your watch
and clock cleaned and repaired by
W. B. Rikard, Jeweler.
at The Herald and News Office.
WVANTED-You to Ikn'ow that the.
Laurens >teamn Laundry is rep
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