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The Movements of Many People,
Newberrians and Those Who
Stenographer M. M. Long, of An
derson, is In the city.
Mr. L. X. Jones spent several days
in Columbia last week.
Mrs. F. A. Schumpert is visiting
relatives in Augusta, Georgia.
Solicitor Thos. S. Sease, of Spartan
burg. was in Newberry yesterday.
Miss Grace Jones, of Asheville, is
visiting relatives in Newberry.
Mr. Fred. H. Dominack is confined 1
to his home with pneumonia.
Misses Fannie Mae and Gertrude
Carwile left yesterday to spend sev
eral diys in Columbia.
Mr. Walter Epting and daughter,
Miss Mamie Epting, of Pomaria,
spent yesterday in Newberry.
The pleasant weather of yesterday
was very welcome after the rain and
cold of the past several weeks.
Misses Sara Houseal and Alice
Aull spent several days in Colunbia
The carnival has gone. The shows
were attended by good crowds nearly
every night last week.
Miss Neville Pope, who has been
-spending the past several days ini
Columbia, will return home today.
With fair weather the condition of
the streets has been very greatly im
proved during the past several days.
Mr. H. H. Evans, who has been in
Columbia during the session of the
legislature, spent Sunday and yester
Aay in Newberry.
"The laying of the foundations for
the brick buildings to be erected by
Mr. P. E. Scott on his lot in front of
Cent-al Methodist church has begun.
The jury for the court of comon
'' pleas, which will convene on the
A fourth Monday in this month, will be
drawn on February 10.
Rev. B. H. Grier, of Ora, S. C., will
preach in the A. R. P. church Sab
bath morning at 11 o'clock and Sab
bath night at 7:30 o'clock.
Misses Mabel Hearon, Irene Platt
and Be Be Patterson. of the Engros
sing department of the general assem
bly, spent Sunday and yesterday in
Newberry with Mrs. E. H. Aull.
Some of these from this city sum
.moned'to appear before the dispen
sary investigation committe. will go
.down to Columbia. today, and others
Ttomorrow. and .still others on Thurs
Senator Cole b. Blease and Repres
entatives Higgins. Earhardt. and
Taylor spent Sunday and yesterday in.
Newberry. the legislature having ad
journed until today so that the mem
besmight spend salesday at home.
-The New Artesian Well.
The work of boring the new arte
sian well has been got under way and
will be pushed rapidly. The well, as
formerly stated, was located by Dr.
Powell on a line with the present well,
.just outside the north end, of the
building, which will be extended so as
to include both wells.
Railroad Shops Destroyed.
Abbeville. February 4.-The shops
and roundhouse of the Seaboard Air
line, including five locomotives, were
totally destroyed by fire last ni.ght. A
sixth engine was partially burned. The
total loss may exceed .$100,000. Tt is
not known how the tire origii1ated.
Meeting of the Pension Board.
The .county pension board will
meet February 22, in the auditor's
office at 11 o'clock, to pass on appli
cations. Let all the applicants be
present. This is the last day.
W. G. Peterson.
Collector National Bank.
At a recent meeting of the directors
of the National bank Mr. Thomas K.
Johnstone, of this city, was elected
collector. Mr. Johinstone is an ener
getic young man, and his friends pre
dict for him success in the line of bus
iness which he- has chosen. He is a
graduate of Newberry college in one
of the recent classes.
His many friends in Newbery were
very muek gratified in his suecess in
saiit tie pesitien.
FOR NEW COURT HOUSE.
Bill Has Passed the State Senate I
Erection of New Building in
Senator Cole. L. ilease's bill
provide for the erection of a n
court house in Newberry. at a ei
not exceeding forty thousand dolla
has passed the Senate and will coi
up in the house of representatii
The bill provides for a commissi<
composed of Messrs. George
Mower, J. A. Sligh, J. Monroe Wick
J. R. Perdew, C.H. Shannon and 0
Klettner, who shall select a site a
build a court house thereon. firepro
equipped with vaults and steel pal
files, at a cost of not over foi
thousand dollars, for the payment
which twenty year bonds are to
issued, in the sum of $500 each, to
retired four each year, paying for I
building in twenty years. It is ec
mated that in round numbers the n
court house would cost the taxpay
of Newberry county one-half of <
mill on each dollar of taxable prope:
for the period of twenty years.
The bill provides for no dispositi
of the present court house proper
this being left for future conside
Newberry needs a new temple
justice, and the bill introduced
Senator Blease and which has pas.
the senate provides for its erection
a manner which will place very
tle burden upon the taxpayers.
The bill ought to pass the hou
and it is -very much hoped that it v
receive the favorable consideration
the Newbery representatives.
Committee Appointed to Coll
Funds for Expenses of Approach
ing College Celebration.
The approaching semni-centent
celebration of Newberry college to
held in June, is being looked forwi
to with great interest by the alur
and friends of the institution throu;
out the southern states. Every pre:
ration is being made for a celeb
ion which will be worth the occas
and the college.
The following committee has b
appointed to secure funds to pay
expenses of the celebrationi Mayor
T. Brown, Dr. 0. B. Mayer, Rev.
K. .Sligh, Mr. 0. Klettner and Mr.
The work will meet with the hea
cooperation and support of all friei
of the college.
Large Crowd Was in the City-T
Sales Were Made by the
There was a big crowd in Newt
ry yesterday for February salesd
ad a good business was done by
People were here from practice
every section of the country.
Two sales were made by Master
H. Rikard, as follows:
Geo. S. Mower,. treasurer of I
kine college, vs. J. C. Schumpert.
54-100 acres, in No. 8 township,
Geo. S. Mower. -attorn~ey for Brow1
Mseley, for $3,000.
Livingston et al. vs. Livingst
303 acres near Kinards. to V
Smith. for $4,500.
The case of Jones vs. Jonesa
There were a number of priv
sales of stock, etc.
Dispensary Law Violators.
Mayor Brown on Friday morn
sentenced Greenwood Washington
.Jim Washington each to pay a
of'$100 or to serve thirty days on
county chain gang for violation of
dispensary law. The defendants w
represented by Col. 0. L. Schu.mp<
and an appeal was taken to the
Miss Ellie Huiett was crowi
lueen of the Newberry carnival
Friday night, the exercises being ha
in the opera house. The coronat:
address was delivered by Mr. I.
Hunt. Miss Huiett was present
with a beautiful diamond ring. 8
is one of Newberry 's most attracti
young ladies, and was a graceful a
'or- Mr. J. Guy Daniels Weds Miss Lena
Parramore, of Americus, Ga.
Mr. J. (hiy )aniels. 1f this city , and
to Miss Lena Parraimire. ofI Aniericus.
W 6eorr.ia. were married at he home of
>st the bride's pa-rents. in Amerieus. 1n
rs, Monday of last week. Mr. Daniels is,
me of the jewelry firm of Daniels and
res Williamson, of this city, and his many
friends here wish him and his bride
>n, much happiness on their journey
S. through life together.
er, An Americus paper has the follow
tto ing to say of the marriage:
nd At high noon yesterday. at the resi
of. dence of the bride's mother. Mrs.
>er Emma Parramore, 224 Jackson street,
:ty Miss Lena Parramore and Mr. Guy
of Daniels were united in marriage. The
be interesting ceremony was performed
be by Rev. 0. P. Gilbert, pastor of the
:he First Baptist church, and witnessed
ti- only by relatives of the bride and
ew groom. The announcement of the'nup
Irs tials was received with pleasurable
>ne surprise and the happy couple have
rty since been the recipients of sincerest
ton Mr. Daniels, a well known jeweler
ty, of Newberry, S. C., came to Americus
ra- recently upon a visit to his brother,
Mr. S. A. Daniels and then met the
of beautiful young woman who on yes
by terday he claimed as bride. Miss
;ed I Parramore was one of the most ad
in mired young ladies of the city, her
[it-! beauty and grace having long since.
made her a favorite in the social realm
Se, and her marriage is an occasion of
ill much interest here. After a few days
of Mr. and Mrs. Daniels will go to,
Thomasville upon a visit to his broth
er, going thence to their home in.
Newberry to reside.
ect LABOR CONTRACTS.
Agreement by Magistrates Not to
Settle Cases Meeting with Grat
ial ifying Results.
rd The agreement by the magistrates
ani of Newberry county to "allow no
c- ase for violation of farm labor con
pa- tract to be nol prossed or settled un
ra- der any conditions or circumstances,"
ion has been found to work well wherever
it has been put into effect. The agree
en mient is now signed by Magistrates
he Cannon G. Blease, B..B. Hair, W.. C.
A. jSligh, .J. B. Smith, W. F. Suber, S.
W. S. Cunningham, W. A. Counts and
A. John Henderson.
IDuring the past two weeks Magis
rty trate Blease has sentenced four ne
ds groes to serve thirty days on the coun
ty chain gang or to pay a fine of fifty
dollars. each. The negroes took the
days and are now giving their services
t, the county.
As there seems: to. be. misunder
standing on th.e -part of~ some, in re
e-gard to my not .occupying the house
ay, recently built by Mr. G. W. Kinard,
at Prosperity, I will say'that my prin
e ipal reason for not doing so was the
*l house just at the time I needed it was
Hnot complete; and finding a house un
H-occupied at Little Mountain just then,
and for other secondary considera
rtions Imvdmy family there. not
9that the house built byv Mr. Kiniard
to was not good enough.
1 &J. C. Wessinger.
rin. In Memory of Langdon L. Boozer.
*Precious Langdon, thou hiast left us,
vas, From this world forever gone.
But we would not call thee back
ate Fi-om thy Father's heavenly throne.
No, dear Langdon. not for millions,
*But will pray to meet thee there
In thy Father's glorious mansion
ing From this world of. toil and care.
rme No one knows how we do miss thee,
the Precious loved one from us gone.
the Parents weep and mourn for thee
ere But thou art forever gone.
sit'- There will never be 'a sorrow
To bring a sad look on thy brow,
For God hath taken thee to rest
In that happy home beyond the sky.
jed' Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Boozer.
old The Cotton Growers.
on The executive committee of the
H. Cotton Growers' association of New
:ed berry county will meet in Newberry
,he on next Monday morning at 10
.e o 'clock.
udA R. T. C. Hunter.
Mr. D. H. Wheeler's Residence Burn
ed-Loss $6,500-Mr. Dennis
Run Into By Train.
1 rt. Febr'uary 5 .- -aSturdiay
was a day If stir'ing1 events in town.
First came the news that Mr. D. 11.
Wheeler's fine home had been burned,
The house caught on the roof and it
being dry and windy it was impossible
to save it. The store of Mr. I. F.
Wheeler nearby was saved. Very lit
tle of the household goods were sav
ed. The loss will aggregate aboul
$6,500. Insurance $2.500..
The next was the news that Mr.
I)ennis was run into by a train on thE
C. N. & L. railroad and had his wagon
demolished and one of his mules kill.
ed. Mr. Dennis who was in the wagor
escaped uninjured, but was se'verely
shaken 'up. This happened near th(
old Gantt home.
On Saturday night Mr. W. L
Mathis was remonstrating with on(
John Spearman, who was unruly. H(
was severely, if not dangerously, cul
on his face and head. The extent oi
his injuries was not known when youi
correspondent saw him at S:30 p. m
The patient was under the care oJ
Drs. Bedenbaugh and Wheeler, wh(
were preparing to sew up the wounds
The negro made good his escape foi
the time being at least. The woundg
are on the forehead, nose and in froni
of ear to a point under the chin.
Mrs. Bessie Glenn Smith and daugh
ter, of Liberty, S. C., are visitinc
Mrs. Geo. F. Hunter, of St. Luke's.
Mr. John A. Fellers, of Garys, wa,
in town Wednesday shaking haind
with his many friends.
Say, we would like to ask if it i!
not possible for the Newberrv Electrii
company to run a wire down to us an<
light our town with electricity. I
this plan not feasible, and if so, wh:
not do it? There is another idea wi
would like to see in our town, and tha
is a license for any and all business
All progressive towns do this and ii
this way the town can control an:
and all business that may come to th
town. 'We are heartily in favor of
Y. M. C. A. Delegation.
The following is from the Newber
ry college correspondent of the New
Mr. Harper, of New York city, wa
at Newberry college recently and pre
sented to the Y. M. C. A. the neces
sity of sending delegates to' the con
vention of the volunteer movement
which meets in Nashville,- Februar:
28 to March 4. This 'will be a gran<
opportunity for young college men t<
get a broader view of the great good
which is being accomplished in for
eignx lands, as there will be presen
representatives of every phase o:
Christian work as it is bcing carrie<
all over the world. This rare oppoi
tunity should be eagerly taken advan
tage of as the number of delegates il
limited, and the~ chance of a life tim'
might be missed. Newberry will mak
an effort to send her full quota of men
"The Rajah of Bhong."
"The Rajah of Bhong '' a musica
comedy that has danced and rollieke
its way into popular favor in all th
theatrical centers, will be seen fo,r.th
first time here Wednesday. 'Februar;
The story of the comedy is an inter
esting one, and while it might no
stand critical examination if it wer
the theme for a serious play, it pos
sesses sufficient probabilit;y foi-.an en
tertainmenit which is presented fo
laughing p)urposes only, and brillian
costumes, pretty girls, catchy musi
and son'g's without number please th
eve and ear and combine to make
Especially tuneful is ''The Tale o
the Wasp'' by Mr. Burgess and th
Peacock Ballet. The graceful manet
vers and striking matriculation o
light effects during the singing of thi
song are a revelation in ensembi
work. Another song that is enjoyini
an unusual degree of popularity i
'"The Flag of the U. S. A." by Mis
El-More and the chorus of fort:
singing and. dancing girls.
The finale of the first act is
march movement and the song tha
stirs the blood and starts the feet t
keeping time. It never fails to re
ei'e thunders of applause.
Ii s not good rer lovers to be t@
-g,od to be tr1ue..
NEWBERRY WIT ESSES.
Twenty-Two Newberrians Required to
Appear Before Investigation
Committee this Week.
T \vI V \ \\- N twh<-rii iiis ilia Im-t-ii
pn1111ry1 in ig44 l ation c,>mm*ittee at
its metinig in Columbia this week.
The subpoenas were forwarded to
Sheriff Buford by the committee and
were served by him upon those re
qjuired to appear before the commit
Four of these witnesses will appear
before the committee this afternoon.
They are Messrs. E. '. Morris. (7. C.
Davis. A. C. Jones and ). A. Dick
The following have been summoned
to appear before the committee on
Wednesday afternoon: Messrs. .1. H-.
Wicker, J. A. Burton. Z. F. Wright,
Arthur Kibler., C. J. Purcell, L. W.
Floyd, Jas. N. McCaughrin, J. E. Nor
wood, Jno. M. Kinard, James McIn
tosh, W. W. Cromer, Jno. C. Goggans.
Messrs. M. A. Carlisle, F. N. Mar
tin, Geo. W. Summer, M. L. Spearman
and J. D. Davenport were summoned
to appear before the committee at its
'meeting on Thursday afternoon.
Mr. J. W. Denning has also been
subpoenaed to appear before the com
mittee this week.
From the number of witnesses who
haVe been served it seems that this
will be Newberry week with the com
Meteorological Record for January.
Temperature: Mean maximum .54.9;
mean minimum 34.6; mean 44.7; max
itnum 77; date 21st; minimum 21;
date 10th: greatest daily range 34.
Precipitation: Total 6.18 inches;
greatest in 24 hours 1.31; date 25th.
Total fall snow 2.50 inches.
Number of days with .01 inch or
more precipitation 16; clear 8: partly
cloudy 8; cloudy 15.
Dates of killing frost 7, 9, 10, 24, 29.
30, 31. Thunder storm 22nd. Hail 22.
W. G. Peterson,
State rair Society.
The spring meeting of the State
-.Agricultural and Mechanical society
of South Carolina will be held in the
Y. M. C. A. hall, Columbia. at 8
o 'clock p. mn., February 7.
-On the 8th the Live Stock associa
tion will hold a series of instructive
-meetings, and the society wishes to
aid ':his association all it can, and
members are urged to be present at
-The next lyceum attraction will be
Friday evening, February 9. when Dr.
H. N. Snyder, the popular president
of Wofford college, will deliver a lee
tuhre in Holland hall His subject is
Shakespeare.'' He will be accom
panied by Miss Winn >f Converse,
who wil.l render several selections on
Ithe violin. .This will, no doubt, be one
of the best entertainments of the sea
Letters i-emaining- in the postoffice
at Newberry, S. C., for the week end
ing January 13, 1906.
A-Miss Lucy Abrams.
B--R. J. D. Bouknight. Thomnas
Bowman. Melvin Butler. Malinda Bur
C-Mrs. Erima Cohen.
D-Miss Raehel Daniels.
G3-Bettie Gary. Abriaham Green,J
CO-M. H. Outz.
R-R. L. Reynolds, Henriett a Roe.
fS-Louisa Sweetenburg. A. T
WV-Hus. Wilson. Willey Willson
Miss Bessie Williams.
Persons calling for these letters will
please say they were advertised..
C. J. Pureell.
Many a man who knows his plae~
has his eye on a better one.
Sale of Personal Property.
On February 21. 1906. we will sell
to the highest bidder for cash. the per
sonal property of L. L. Boozer. de.
ceased, consisting of mule, cow. hogs
household and kitchen furniture.
Pierce F. Boozer.
.aek E Boezer.
Lutheran Church Will Hold Missifu
ary Meeting in Charlotte Be
fore United Synod.
Th'le Lutheranl (1urh- InI the south
is formulating plans for a .reat mis
sionary conference to be heilt in Char
lotte, N. C., in July, just before the
meeting of the United Synod. Ar
rangements are being made for re
duced rates on all railroad south of
the Mason and Dixon line. Rev. W.
L. Seabrook, secretary of the board of
misions. went to Columbia yesterday
afternon to meet Rev. R. C. Hollandi
D. D., misionary superintendent .ani
president of the board to arrange th
-programme for the conference.
Sale of Personal Property.
By virtue of authority vested in us
by J. C. Wilson, Esq., Judge of Pro
bate, of Newberry County, we will sel
at public outcry on the 21st of Feb
ruary, 1906, at 10 o'clock, a. M., at
the residence of the late D. P. Haw
kins, deceased, all the personal prop
erty of the said D. P. Hawkins, de-.
ceased, consisting of:
One mule, two cows, one wagon,
one buggy, tools of blacksmith shop,
household and kitchen furniture and
S. B. Hawkins,
R. S. Hawkins,
Admrs. Est. D. P. Hawkins, deceased.
February 5, 1906.
LOST-Between McGraw's house and
Jones' fish pond, a nickle watch,
:open face, gold chain. Suitable re
:ward if returned to National bank.
FOR SALE-Ten Plymouth Rock
hens an(d one rooster. Bargain to
any9ne buying the entire lot.
A. H. Kohn.
FREE-Tobacco Seed. I have a small
quantity of tobacco seed, of varie
ties suited to this section, each pack
age of which will plEit from three to
five acres. Any person desiring a
package will please write me at
Washington, care of House of Repre
sentatives. The tobacco is said to ije
of the best varieties.
IAGENTS WANTED-Our stock is
reliable and can be handled forJ
many successive years in the sazd e
Icommunity. We want a good 1OJL
agent in this county. Terms liberal.
First class reference required.
Cedar Hill Nursery & Orchard Co..
. Winchester, Tenn.
WANTED-Dressmaking and plain.
sewing.- Prices reasonableApply to.
Mrs Maggie Adams,
at Mr. Pope Davis.'
LOST-Pointer dog, solid black, with
star in chest. Answers to name of
"Turk." Reward given if returned
ait onlce to
0. L. Schumpert.
LOST-Watch fob January 30. lIi
tials J. M. S. Reward if returned
~to R. D. Wrigh t.
LOST-One brown fur at Carnival,
grounds Tuesday evening. Finder
will please return it to this office.
WANTEDS-To trade a good mule for
young horse, mare colt preferred,:
'call at this officee Saturday next and
LEADING physicians everywhere
recognize Shaw 's Pure Malt to b)e
without a superior as a restorative
and nerve builderi For sole at the
IF From opening time until closing
-time -and all the time, you want
jood time then have your watch
and clock cleaned and repaired by
W. B. Rikard, Jeweler,
at The Herald and News OGice.
*Persons having business with me
during my absence at the General
Assembly please see Cannon G.
Blease who will communicate with
me and if necessary I will come
Cole L. Blease,
* - Wright's Hotel,
* .lmi~ua, S. C.