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The Movements of Many People,:
Newberrians and Those Who
The Emery club1) met with Mrs.
Joh Kinard on Wediesday mornig.
Miss Agnes Summer will entertain
the Card club this afternoon.
The Daughters- met at Mrs.. Ber
nice Martin's on Tuesday afternoon.
Sheriff M. M. Buford was in- Co
The Rev. S. H. Zimmerman was in
Newberry on Wednesday.
Misses Ola, Maud and Lucy Wheel
er are visiting Mrs. J. F. Reddick.
Newberry has many weather proph
ets. Of course all of them predicted
The Ladies' Aid society will meet
with Mrs. Geo. W. Summer on Ties
day afternoon at 4 o'clock.
Col. J. C. S. Brown and Mr. John
C. Neel left yesterday for Due West
to attend a meeting of the Presbytery.
Mrs. M. A. Evans is in the citv. She
has been visiting in Spartanburg and 1
other points throughout the state.
All bills for city supplies present
ed to council must be accompanied
by the order for the supplies in order 1
to be approved by city council.
An extra communication of Amity
lodge, No. 87, A. F. M., will be held
in the Red Men's hall tonight. The
E. A. Degree will be conferred.
Many people from various sections
of the county have expressed them
selves as in sympathy .with the bill
which has passed the senate providing
for the erection of a new court house
Newberiy was covered with an iuch
of snow on Wednesday morning. The
snow began falling shiortly after mid
night on Tuesday night, and fell at
iiferals during Wednesday.
Wheeler and Hitt Dissolve.
Messrs. Wheeler and Hitt have dis
solved partnership. The grocery bus
iness will be conducted at the same
stand without interruption by Mr.
Hitt, who solicits a continvance of
the patronage of the old firm. Mr.
Wheeler will make his home in Greeni
A Painful Accident.
Miss Annie Ruff was thrown from
her buggy and painfully injured on
Tuesday. While driving near the1
Mollohon mill the b)uggy struck a
stump and broke. frightening the
horse. The horse ran and Miss Ruff
was thrown violently to the ground,
and painfully .eut -and bruised. She
was brought home b)y l)r. TC. W.
Smith, who happened to be near1 at
the. time of the accident. The bruises
received by Miss Ruff were not serious
and she was getting along nicely yes
A$ The Baptist Church.
*Rev. L. A. Cooper. financial agent
of the Greenville Female college, will
preach ini the First Baptist churchi on
Sunday morning and evening. Mr.
Cooper is pleasantly remembered by
the people of Newberry having con
ducted a meeting here last spriug.
Rev. B. P. Mitchell.
Rev. B. P.. -Mitehell will preach at
Enoree Baptist church next Sauday
morning at 11 o'clock. Mr. Mitehell
is expected with his family on Sat
urday. He will live at Moliohon nill.
Amity Lodge, No. 87, A. F. M.
An extra communication of Amity
Lodge, No. 87, A. F. M., will be held
this (Friday ) evening at 7:30 o'clock
in Red Men's Hall. Visiting brethren
The E. A. Degree will be conferred.
L. H. Hunt, W. M.
J. H. M. Kinard, Seeretary.
"The Scrap Book."
The first number of the Scrap.
Book, a new magazine recently start
ed by Munsey, is on sale at Ma yes'
book store. "This magazine," it is
stated, "contains more human in
terest matter than has ever before
been crowded between the covers of
a single magazine.".
GRADED SCHOOL BILL.
The Amended Sections Which Pro
vide for the Election of New
Board of Trustees.
The amended Sections of the gra
Je4 school bill, as enacted by the pres
Lnt. legislature, which provide for the
election of a new board of trustees
for the Newberry graded schools, are
"Section 3. That a Board of Trus
tees is hereby created, to consist of
five members, to be elected oneifron
each ward of said town. who shall bE
lected by the qualifiedl voters o.
each ward, with the power to fill anN
vacancy caused in the number bN
death, removal or resignation until the
next succeeding election hereinaftei
provided for. at which election tht
vacancy shall be filled for the unex
pired term: Provided, That the firsi
election shall be held on the second
Tuesday in Deceniber, 1996, and al
the same time each year thereafte)
an election shall be held to eleet sue
cessors to members of said Board o:
Trustees whose terms expire on Janu
ary 1st following-. Said election shal
be ordered by the members of th(
Town Council of the Town of New
berTy, and shall be conducted as othei
town elections. That the term of offic
of said Board of Trustees. electei
under the first election herein provid
ed for, shall begin on the first day oJ
January. 1907. Three of said Trus
tees shall serve for a period of tw<
years from said date, and the othei
two Trustees for a period of one yeai
from said date; said classification t<
be determined by lot at the beginning
of their term of office; and their sue
cessors shall serve for a term of twi
years. The said Board. at its firs
meeting, shall organize by electini
a Chairman and a Secretary. Sai<
Board of Trustees shall have powe
to remove from their body for cause
any member of the Board, a two
thirds vote of the Board voting il
favor of such i-emoval."
"Section 3. That the Trustees here
in provided for shall have exclusiv
control of the free graded school
within said D)istrict. and shall be in
vested with all the powers of Schoo
Trustees under the General Schoc
Law. They may organize schools
purchase or lease school property
erect school buildings, elect super'in
tendents and teachers and fix thei
salaries, prescribe the textbooks to b
used and the rates of tuition to b
paid hy pupils not entitled to bene
fits of the free school fund of sai<
District, and may make rules and r-eg
ulations for the control of the schoc
and the school property not repug
nant to law : Provided. That no teach
er shall be employed by said Truste
who is related to a member of th
Board by consaniguiniity or affinit
within the third deg,ree: And Provid
el. further. That no teacher shall h
eployed to teach in said school ih
does not hold( a diploma from a chai
tered college within the state. or
first grade certificate issued by th<
Cout.y Board of Education of New
berry county: And Pr-ovided, fur-ther
That no person shall 'be elected o:
serve as Trustee of said school who il
a Trustee of any other school or o1
President Roosevelt Has Nominate<
Newberry Postmaster For An
President Roosevelt has sent t<
the senate the nomination of Post
master Charles J1. Purcell for anothei
The nomination was sent to th<
senate on Wednesday. Ne~ws of it wat
received in Newberry on Wednesda'
night, and Col. Purcell was freel.a
congratulated by his friends.
The postoffice has been well manag
ed under Col. Purcell 's administra
Mr. P. Brooks Conner has beer
appointed postmaster at Greenwood
succeeding Mr. L. M. Moore. A di.s
path from Washington of recent dati
says that Congressmnan Aiken has beer
assured that the i ee deli very of mad
in Greenwood would begin on Tuies
day. May 1.
The S. S. Birge company is offer
ing fifty barrels of straight flom~
at $4.00 per barrel for the next ten
AT THE OPERA HOUSE.
Rejah of Bhong Pleased Large Audi
ence Wednesday Night-Com
The lIa-jah of Blhong pleased a i
large audience -it the opera house oi
Wvednesday night. The soigs were
new and bright, and the costumes
Misses Mamie and - Jennie Elmore
were easily the favorites. of the even-.
ing in - their "nearly - grand -opera
travesty" and they graciously re
sponded to several encores.. Their
clog dancing specialty was perhaps
not in keeping wit.h the play as a
whole, but they danced well, and were
liberally applauded. The "Flag of
the U. S. A." was well rendered. the
chorus being composed of the entire
The plays presented in Newberrv
this season have been of a much
higher order than during several sea
sons past, and the management of the
opera house is to be commended for
their efforts to give the amusement
loving public something worthy of
Two other first-class troops which
are booked are Buster Browyn. which
will be in Newberry on March 9, and
the Isle of -Spice, which will be seen
I j at the opera house on. March 31. Both
plays have received highly compli
mentary press notices during their
tour of the south~ this season, and
their appearance is being looked for
ward to in Newberry with much in
NEWS OF PROSPERITY.
Electric Lights Wanted-Suggestion
t That Newberry Furnish Current
r Prosperity. February 8.-Hon. T.
S. Sease and wife, of Spartanburg.
have been on a visit to his sisters,.
Mrs. R. L. Stondenmnayer and Mrs.
C. T Wyche.- -
-Col. H. C. Moseley has returned
tfrom his trip to the Land of Flowers.
Rev. Mr. Hunter, of D)ue West,
pr eached in the A. R. 1'. eliurch last
Mr .J. L. Wise left last Saturday
Inight for the west for anjother ear of
mules and horses.
rWe regret to hear that Mrs. Fran
eces Fulmer was thrown from her bug
e y on Tuesday and was painfully hurt.
Mr. D. H. Wheeler will rebuild on
Ithe old site. He will not build as
lahrge a hos,but it will be a modern
-Mrs. .Juo. WV. Browne. after visit
-ing friends in Laurens. . stopped on
her way home to .Johnston, spending
Wednesday w'ith M\'rs. .J. F. Browne.
Mr. A. T. Mayer, :bqokkeeper at
-the Bank -of Prosperity, naade. a fly
ing visit to ma last Saturday. To hear
him tell of the good things to eat that
-he had makes one 's mouth water.
Mr. C. F. Lathan, of Little Moun
tai. was in. town Wednesdlay and
Ireports Miss Toy Lathan improving,.
Mrs. J1. W. Reames?.-of.Groenwood.,
has been on a visit to her mother.
Mirs. W. W. Bedenbaugh..
Mr. Bushnell Miller. ot Columbia.
is up on a visit..
The Sorosis will meet with Mrs.
S. W. Calmes on Friday, February 9.
Study sub,ject, Sir Walter Scott.
D)r. T. J. Little.john has gone oni a
two weeks' visit to his parents at
D)r. Parker, the popular drug drum
mner, has been in town.
-The .Joly Dozen wvill meet with
Miss Lula Moseley at their niext conl
SWe ehronicle the death of Shuford
Stillwell, son of Mr. K. D). Stillwell.
at the home of his father in No. 9
township. He was laid to rest in the
cemetery at ,Little Mountain on Wed
nesday. Shuford had been in feeble
health for quite awhile. We extend
our sympathy to the bereaved parents.
Grace Church council decided at its
imeeting on last Tuesday night that
they would build a new church to cost
in the neighborhood of five thousand
The pastorate, composed of Pros
perity, King's Creek and Cannon
Creek A. R. P. churches, have extend
ed a call to Rev. Mr. Caldwell. ofI
Mr. P. L. Langford, having sold his
home to Mr. T. A. Dominick, has
bought the Dr. Langford home and
will move into it in the near future.
Mr. J1. D. Quattlebannm .will have.
rooms at Mr. J. L. Thompson 's. Mr.
Quattlebaum will not leave town as
some seem to think he anticipated
It nakes no difTerence to the brothi
er in black it it is snowin.,. rainn11111
or Ihe sun shiiin if there 1is a j1i of
bug juice in sight. Wediesday. while
the agent of the Southern was at din
ner, one Ed Gallman having come to
town for a load of flour, while pass
ing The door to the express room pick
ed up a-.gallon jug Qf whiskey, walk
ed bold,y into the freight warehouse
aid treated all hands to a swig. When
the owner of the jug called for it it
was gone, and so was Mr. Cuffee.
Constable M1-ferclant, with the agent.
after a 4-mile chase, caught up with
the, fellow and tonight ihe is sleep
iing off a drunk in the loek up.
Your correspondent's suggestion as
t-o ligiting. our town by electricity
has met with very favorable connent.
Why can 't it be done? Our sugges
tion for a license for all business has
been favorably received by a number.
Why not make it a question in the
next primary for town officers? Let
us raise a fund and build a water
works system. With electric lights
and water we will be up-to-date.
There is one condition in our town
that. we would like to see remedied,
and thOt is no op.. tunity for those
wv-ish'iig to build .!omes to purchase
lots. There are four or five persons
here desirous. of erecting homes of
their own an<I they can't buy a lot
on which to build.. One business man
told me a day or two ago imless he
could buy a lot and build him a home
here, after January 1st, 1907, he was
going elsewhere to make his home.
Mr. P. L. Langford, of Pregnalls.
was at home with the folks for Sun
Mr. W. L. Mathis is reported as
doing nicely and will be able to be
ont in a short while.
News In and Around Bachiman Chapel
- Appeal to Legislature.
Bachman Chapel, February. S.
Our sick are all improving.
Mrs. .J. H. Kinard spentseveral clays
with her son, who lives below Pros
perity, the latter part of last week.
.Mr. and Mrs. .J. C. Day in company
with Mrs. Golf, visited their brother
in- law, Mr. John Miller, near Bea
ver Dam, Saturday and Sunday. Mrs.
Goff remained with her daughter this
Miss Louise Wedair- u, of New
Hope section, is spending this week
with Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Kinard.
This is the third time the g'round
has been covered with snow this win
ter. Don 't you see that the old
ground hog knows his business?
What 's the use of falsifying your
self to a mnan, betraying his entire
confidence, and then trying to sweeten
him with a little flattery? We can
see about as far into the trickyness
of so6me people . as we care to know.
People must never be deceived to
'think their sins will not find them out.
Isn't the legislature a mighty good
place for some people to air them
selves?~ Don't you know their tongues
will be parched when the session
Mr.' Hutr a' theological student
of D)ue West seminary, preached at
Caunon Creek church last Sunday at
11, a. mn.
Ha ! ha ! ha ! I )e*ar 01(1 Kay. yu
make. me laugh .when I don 't feel
much like laughing. Here you are
again bothering me about those seven
wonders. Wheni I gave them to you
ab)out four years ago. if you remem
ber. I told vou to cut them out and
wear them in your hat, that I would
ni't be bothered reiterating the same
old thing so often, which always be
comes very wearisome to the reading
public. But, if nothing else but won
ders will satisfy you, I can give you a
full supply. You must remember that
I am beheaded, not like poor old John
the Baptist, thank the good Lord, that
I haven't lost this old head that keeps
soul and body together--but my offi
ial head has been cut. off as close as
the bark upon a tree, so you must re
member that a man in this condition
is in no fix to be bothered.
See here, old boy, how would it
suit you to join the 44 association.
A good milch cow wanted. Anyone
who has a good mileh cow for sale.
will notify T. J. Wilson, Slighs, S. C.
Messrs. J. M. and Holland Wilson
spent last Saturday night and Sunday
with Mr. John Epting at Newberry
. . .
All those members of the legislh
ture who want to return again ha
better begin and begin now to mak
their record to go0 b,fore the peop]
next siluniner. (Good Nverlimellt ye
"00(i "'Welnmllii. Is,. tle s'lmeo. ()( 1
ani erV everv tile the andidat
jump11) the stumiulp. N'w the peop
have come to where they want to st
something except gas. How are we
have good government? Only by ele
ting good men to office. . Then ti
question would naturally arise; ho
are we to elect good men to officE
Only by a fair. hionest and legitinia
plan. Yes, in the general election V
have it. but the present primary sy
ten of nominlating men to ofl
whieb means their election. is t<
broad and opei.
Bill Smith. who may live over
Edegfield, Saluda. GreenWood or a
other adjoining count,y. has no rig1
to come over here in Newberry, ha
his name enrolled on a club list ai
say who shall be the official; of Nei
berry county. While I don 't open
say this state of affairs exists
Newbery county. yet I do say th
there is room for it. Then how a
we to overcome this? Only by placil
the same safeguard around our pi
mary as is around the general ele
tion, requiring every man who goes
the lrimary to show his right. of su
frage; show that he is a legal elect
of his county in which he offers
This plan is as fair for one man
it is for another, and if any man C
jects to such a change in the prima
system. T want him to show his rE
When l, said in a previous lett
that there were too many votes ef
in our last primary in Newber
county. I had justifiable reasons
saying so. which I will show later
I try to be broader in my expressic
than to mean any personalities
cept I direct them to whom they v
inten(dd, and ini such cases. you \u
always find that it is only the guil
whom it hurts.
So let us take a retrospective vil
of* our las.t primary, taking the shi
iff 's race f~or a guide. which was t
most enthusiastic race in the wh<
primary. There were 2,611 votes ca
After the county books of registi
tion were revised last summer,.t
showed that there were 2,70(6 nan
left on the books, both democrats a
republicans, and as I stated. after I
revision of the books, it still left t
roll at least 100 too full, which n
unaviodable. Then we have son
thing over 100 republicatns register
who are not allowed to wiue inl C
primary. Deducting this from t
aboe. would give us about 2,450
gal democratic electors in Newber
county. and I venture the as.;erti
that you may sift the wvhole coun1
and you will not get over 2,500 les
democratic electors. Then 2,500 fri
2,600 leaves how many~ D)raw ye
-Now, this is no guess work. I am
a p)Osition to know what I am talki
1 mean no reflection, especially up
our county officials, for I am to soi
extent responsible for their electic
or at least, for a majority of the:
But I do mean to say that a man w:
is not a legal elector should not be
lowed the right of voting in our p:
ma ries, and I hope to see, even at tI
late hour. some members of the ge
eral assembly who have the coura
to introduce and fight for a bill th
will purify .our primary system.
there isn 't something done, and th
rigt-away. our primary system w
soon go like the dispensary. It w
Talk about bad roads. We noti
a pace on the Pomaria road just ti
side of Mr. W. H. Bobb's that has b
come impassable. The traveling pu
i has made a new track through M
S.P Cr'otwell 's tieldi. If the ro
can 't he fixed, it is very kind in M
Crotwell to give the people a y
track. T. .J- W
News From Excelsior.
Excelsior, February 8.-School
moving on nicely, with good attel
We have several cases of measles.i
this section but they are all getting '
Mrs. C aroline took has re'turne
Tf any of our* neighbors find the
have one white pigz more than the
niumber they will confer a favor I
harinin- Mr. G. W. Kinard.
Mrs. Mary Ann Long has been con
fined to her room sick for a few days,
d Prof. J. S. Wheeler is busily en
e g.ed visiting the sehools.
( Mr. Rtufus (rumpton and wife, of
Newherrv. have Imloved in this section.
e M iytheir soj).ourii lowi here be long
Alrs. .J. C. Sigley has beei speud<
in a few days with her sister, near
Poiaria, who has been very sick.
We had a visit in Jolly Street see- -
tion on Saturday for the first time4
in several years. The farmers in thai
section are going to plant plenty of
corn and not increase their cotton
-e Mr. G. W. Kiiard is building a
)o lice little honse on the road near his
n Miss Chelsy Kibler is visiting Mrs.
.V l1erry Livingston. near Prosperity.
it Miss .fanie Kinard will leave neit
week for Orangeburg to spend some.
time with her brother. Rev. Jas. D.
~ Kinard. K.
mn SPECIAL NOTICES.
WANTED-To buy cedar posts. Ap
I nv ply to
The Herald and News Office.
to FOR SALE-30.000 brick. Apply to
J. H. Hair.
to LOST-Between McGraw's house at4
Jones' fish pond, a nickle wat4h
a open face, gold chain. Suitable re
ward if returned to National ba4k.
a- FOR SALE-Ten Plymouth RA*,
hens and one rooster. Bargaim to
er anyone buying the entire lot.
st A. H. Kohn.
AGENTS WANTED-Our stock is
reliable and can be handled fr
many successive years in the sae
re community. We want a good local
ill agent in this county. Terms liberaL.~
tvFirst class' reference required.
Cedar Hill Nursery & Orchard Co..
be WANTED-Dressmaking and plrin
>le sewing. Prices reasonable. Apply to
st. Mrs Maggie "Adams,
-a- at Mr. Pope Dav'
osI LOST-Pointer dog, solid ack,
dstar in chest. Answers o nam
he !"Turk.'' Reward.give if re
he at once to
as 0. L./Schumpert.
edf LOST-Watch fob January 30. Ini~
tials J. M. S. lNeward if return
rvLOST-One brown. fur at Carnival
grounds Tuesday evening. Finder
-.will please return it to this office.
mi WANTED-To trade a good muzk.4r*
ur young horse, mare colt preferred,
call at this office Saturday next and
LEADING physicians everyrwhere
onl recoguize Shaw 's Pure Malt to
'(s without a. superiors as a restora,tip;
e I and nerve builder. - For sale at tIhe
IF From openit time until closis
Lis time and all the time, you want
ngood time then have your watch
gre and clock cleaned and repaired by
at. W. B. Rikard, Jeweler,
If at The Herald and Newvs Office,
ill: Persons having business with me
~during my absence at the General
ce Assembly please see Cannom G.
is Blease who will communicate with
e-me and if niecessary I will coqpe
'.r- Cole L. Blease,
r- Geuhsia, S. C.
1! The Cotton Groweps.
The executive comimittee o4 the
Cotton Grovers' assoeiation of aN.2
berry county will meet in Nebrtg
isf on ext Monday morning at. 1*
- . T. C. Huntar,
Sale of Personal Property.
d On February 21, 1906. we will se
to the highest bidder for eash, the gr
ceased, consisting of mule, cow, hogs,
rhousehold and kitchen furniture.
Pieree F. Boozer,
i unal nroperty of L. L. Boozer do.