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VOL XLI. NO.1 I-INEWBERRY. S.C. -PRID.A-Y. -.NIPiCfl 2. 190f.TIEA)EK,1.0AYA
GOV. HEYWARD MAKES A NUM
BER OP APPOINTMENTS.
Jamestown Exposition Commissioners
-Fish Commission-Maj. L.
W. Haskell Appointed As
sistant Adjutant Gen.
Columbia, Feb. 26-Governor Hey
ward today, before leaving the city
for New York, made all the appoint
ments that he could. He selected the
third member of the board of par
dons, selected the members of the fish
commission, named the members of
the Jamestown Exposition commis
sion and rounded up the day's ap
pointments with the members of the
The following appointees were nam
ed for the Jamestown Exposition: W.
E. Gonzales, chairman, Columbia, 7th
district; T. R. Waring, Charleston,
1st district; J. B. Black, Bamberg, 2d
district; E. Marion Rucker, Ander
son, 3rd district; J. W. Nash, Spar
tanburg, 4th district; J. G. Richards.
Camden, 5th district; J. E. Norment,
Darlingtoxf, 6th district.
It will be noted that Gevernor Hey
ward has selected an active and ener
getic body of young men. It is such a
body as will bring results. The Gov
ernor has placed on the board several
members of the General Assembly,
who .were in a way resporisible for the
passage of the Act which made it
possible for the State to be represen
ted at Jamestown.
Mr. Wm. E. Gonzales has been
named as chairman of the boarO of
commissioners. He is the editor of
the State and. will.make-an admirable
executive. He is evei alive to the best
interests of the people of South Caro
lina, and has been a persistent advo
eate of this State being adequately
represented at' Jamestown.
The commission will organize next
week and will. hold the first meeting
The members of the fish commision
appointed are: James H. Rhett, of
Beaufort, chairman; Francis H. Wes
ton, of Columbia, and L. M. Gasque,
Mr. Rhett is an active and alert
man. He is thoroughly alive to the
demands of his office and will be the
active field man of the commission.
Mr. Weston is a bright lawyer of the
Columbia bar, and Governor Hey
ward selected him because he felt
that there might be need for a good
lawyer on the board.
Mr. L. M. Gasque, of Marion, is a
member of the General Assembly and
has during his legislative e'areer tak
en a keen interest in the fish ques
tion, and comes from a section that
is much eoneerne'd in the shad ques
Mr. C. A. Savage, of Walterboro,
has been selected as the third mem
bermof the board of pardons. He tak
es the place of Mr. Wilson G. Har
vey. Mr. Savage is a most success
ful business man,.of Colleton County,
and Governor Heyward is a warm
personal friend of his appointee, and
was glad to have the opportunity of
selecting him for sneh a position of
honor aand trust.
eGovernor Heyward today appoint
ethe following commissioners under
ehe provisions of the Reformatory
Act: L. O'Ptterson, of Greenville;
SJudge A. C. Haskell;'f Columbia; Dr.
.J. L. Mann, of Florence; Dr. W. C.
Irby, of Laurens, and Dr. T. A.
Crawford, of Rock Hill.
Governor Heyward has selected for
this board such men as he thinks will
Sbe intereested in the work and in ob
taining the very best results out of
ar" r -,uatory. This commission will
have charge of all of the details of
_the organization, building and plan-.
>ing of a reformatory, and he ex
pects the commission to get to work
at the earliest possible moment.
Major Lewis W. Haskell has been
appointed Assistant Adjutant Gener
al, to fill the unexpired term of Col.
Patrick, whose resignation goes into
e1Yezt en the first of Mar"ch. Under
the provisions of the military act the
assistant ad.i dant generatl must be
actively connected with the militia,
and Col. Frost has selected Major
Haskell on account of his active con
nection with the militia and because
of his intense interest in its welfare
Major Hiaskell Is nOW a major of
the reoimenvt centered in Columihia.
He is a g-raduate of the Citadel Acad
emy, and was captain of Company D.
of that institution. From the Citadel
he went to Georgia, where for three
years he was commandant of the mili
tary branch of the University of
Georgia. During the life of Gen.
Wade Hampton, and while he was
railroad commissioner, he served as
secretary of the United States rail
road commission. He has been prac
tieing law in Columbia for several
years and for years has been a mem
ber of the general assembly from this
county and has- been an active mem
ber of the military committee during
Major Haskell will begin the du
ties of the office of assistant adjutant
general at once.
WILL ANNOUNCE IN FEW DAYS.
Cole. L. Blease Will Make Formal
Announcement of Entrance For
Governor In Few Days.
The following is taken from the
Augusta Chronicle under a New
berry date line:
State Senator Cole L. Blease. of
this city, who has signified his inten
tion to enter the race for the govern
orship of the state this summer, this
morning stated that he will formally
announce his candidacy and platform
during the coming week. Senator
Blease has just returned from Colum
bia where he has been in attendance
upon the session of the state legisla
ture and will be busy during the week
with his professional work, court be
ing in session this week. He hopes
to be able to announce his platform
during the week however.
Senator Blease is very much en
couraged with his outlook for a sue
cessful campaign this summer. He
realizes that he will be up against
some strong men, but hopes to be able
to take care of himself in this race.
The coming campaign will probably
find several Newberry politicians
seeking state offices. Hon. Hub. H.
Evans has announced that he will be
a candidate for governor; Dr. George
B. Cromer, formerly president of
Newberry college and one of the lead
ing members of the Newberry bar is
being strongly urged to make the race
for the United States Senate against
Senator B. R. Tillman; Col. E. H.
AulL editor of ''The Herald and
News,'' formerly private secretary to
Governor M. B. MeSweeney, will be
a candidate for secretary of the state.
There will probably be others .from
Newberry, but these have not as -yet
made formal annoneements.
State of South Carolin
County of Newberry.
Court ofC Cognamon Pleas.
Caroline Jones, Plaintiff,
Jason Jones, et al., Defendants.
Complaint for Partition.
By virtue of an order of Court
herein, I will sell at public auction
before the Qurt House at Newberry,
S. C., on Salesday in March, 1906,
all that lot or parcel of land, of which
the late Joseph Jones died seized and
possessed, lying and being in that
part of the Town of Newberry, S. C.,
known as ''Gravel Town,'' and
bounded by lands of Guilford Snow
den, Dr. James McIntosh and the
Southern Railway Co., fronting 63
feet on--Street a plat of which will
be exhibited on day of sale.
Terms of sale: One half cash and
one half on a credit of twelve months,
with interest from day of sale with a
bond of the purchaser and a mortgage
of the premises; with leave to pur
chaser to anticipate the payment of
the credit portion in whole or in part.
The building on said lot to be insured
and the policy assigned to the Mas
ter. The purchaser to pay for pa
pers and recording same.
H. H. Rikard,
Matr' Oce Feb. 12, 1906.
THE NEWS OF PROSPERITY.
A Cutting S,:ape Ovee A Sweetheart
- -Meeting of Cotton Growers
Pros)erity, March 1.-Miss Chel
lie Kibler is visiting Mrs. G. M. B.
Mrs. W.. A. Moseley and Mrs.
Calmes have gone north for spring
The Jolly Dozen will hold their
next meeting with Miss Fiances Rawl.
Mrs. Kreps is on a visit to her son,
Rev. M. 0. J. Kreps.
Mrs. Thornberg has returned to her
home in Greenville.
Mrs. P. N. Livingston has beeu on a
visit to her daughter, Mrs. F. E.
Miss Marie Lathan, of Little Moun
tain, has been visiting Miss Addie
Mrs. Long, of Simpsonville, Green
ville county, spent a day with Mrs.
J. M. Werts. She is. now visiting her
daughter, Mrs. Setzler, in Pomaria.
Rev. Mr. MeMaster will lecture in
Grace church on Christian Citizen
ship to night at 8 o'clock.
There was a cutting scrape in town
on Sunday. Soos Adams walked up
to Bee Johnson and without a word
of warning stabbed him, cutting him
severely. He tried to cut' his throat
but the knife struck the jaw bone
and sav M . iH ied * se' *d
time to make mince meat out of his
back but owing to the cotton lining
of his coat some of the cotton caught
on the point of the knife and possibly
saved Johnson's life. Both boys had
the same sweetheart, hence the cut
Dr. Littlejohn has returned from a
visit to homefolks at Pacolet.
I am requested by Dr. Hunter,
chairman of the district, to say that
there will be a meeting of the cotton
egrowers and their friends and all mer
chants, bankers, physicians and men
of all professions in the town, here,
on Tuesday, March. 6th, at 4 p. n,
Everybody interested is urgently re
quested to be present at that time.
Dr. Griffith Pugh and wife spent
Sunday night, with Mr. R.. T. Pugh
Dr. E. N. Kibler attended the Den
tal association .in, Columbia the past
Mr. W. P. B. Harmon and Mrs.
Harmon have been on a visit to his
brother, Mr. J' P. Harmon.!
Mrs. Carrie Leaphart is visiting her
brother, Mr. Barr Harmon this week
Mr. E. L. Hendrix is 'quite 'siek at
The Manning Times is pretty near
ly right when it gsays:
" The legislatwe. has wiped the
sweat from its brow, taken off its
apron, drawn its pay, closed up shop
and quit doing nothing. The most im
portant piece of legislation was the
pay drawing. We do not think a sin.
le member can be charged with neg.
let of duty, dodging, straddling or
evading the issue of pay certificates.
They all got ther 'n.''
We wonder how our. legislatore
square their consciences by such ac
tion as the Chesterfield Advertiser
attributes it them. It says:
The legislature adjourned last Sun
day morning at 3:15. It is always a
custom if they don't get through by
12 Saturday night, to run the hands
of the clock back, never allowing
them to reach the 12 o 'clock mark un
til they are ready to quit, and in this
instance they were kept run- back un
til after 3 o'clock Sunday morning.
Now this is clearly against the laws
of God and thd state, of which .state
they are the law-mnakers. Can the
legislature 'expect the people to obey
the laws when in- the making of them
they became Iviolators. themselves.
'They should have adjourned and
finished up Monday, but you see Sat
urday was the last day for that $4.
The Southern Cotton association is
carrying their campaign by illustra
ting the situation. Your correspond
ent received a postal card today post
marked Jersey City, N. J. The cuts
show a farmer sitting on a bale of
cotton with a handful of pledges,
marked 15 cents. The farmer is* say
ing to the spinner, who is down on his
knees, "Run along, sonny, you don't
get- ancttn for les than 15 cents.
LAW AS TO MOTOR VEHICLES.
Publ*shed For Information of Own
ers and Others-Well T Read.
Now fhat Newberry has gotten fiarl
enough along in the march of )rogress
to have automobiles, it will be well to
publish the law governing the run
ning of these machines, so that the op
erators as well as the people may
know how to govern themselves. The
act which we print below was passed
at the session of the legislature of
i1905. It is our impression that some
amendments were made to this law at
the recent session of the legislature,
I but just what they are we do not
knc; at this time.
As the mules and horses of this see
tion are not- well acquainted with
these machines, it would be well for
those who operate them in town and
along our country roads to be careful
and thus avoid accidents. Almost any
horse *with any spirit would take
fright at ohe of them unless he was
accustomed to seeing it on the roads,
but if -the operators will have regara
'for the horses until they become bet
ter acquainted with the machines, ac
cidents will be avoided. At any rate,
inasmuch as there is a law on the
subject, and inasmuch as the automo
biles have come to stay, it is well
that all people should be acquainted
with the provisions of the law.
*An Act to Regulate the Running of
IMotor Vehicles upon the Public
Highways of the State, and
Fixing Penalty For Vio- -
Section 1. Be it enacted by the gen- I
eral assembly of the state of South
Carolina, That no person shall oper
ate a motor vehicle on a public high
way at . rate of speed than is rea
sonable and porper at the time and
place, having regard to the traffic and
use of the highway, and its condition,
or so as to endanger the,.life, limb or
property of any person, or in any
event, at a gr ater rate than fifteen
miles an hour, subject, however, to
the other provisions of this act.
Section 2. Upon approaching a
crossitig of intersecting public high
ways, or a bridge, or a sharp curve,
ora steep descent,. and also in traver's
ing such crossinig, bridge, ear've or
desent, a person operating a motor
vehicle shall have it under control,
and operate it at the rate of speed
no greater than six miles an hour, and
in no event greater' than is reason
able and proper, hiaving regard to the
traffic then on such highway and the
safety of the public.
-Section 3. Upon approaching a
person walking in the roadway of a
:publie- highway or a hgrse or' other
draft animals, -being idaen or driven
thereon, a -person, operating a' motor
vehile, shall give warning of its ap
proach by signaling with a -horn, bell
or otherwise not cauculated' to fright-I
en such animals, and use every rea
onable precaution to insulre the safe
ty of such person or animals, and, in
I 'm raising home supplies now."
The spinner with staring eyes wrings;
his hands and says: ''Oh, say not
those cruel words. Give me once more
some of that good cotton.'' In the
background is a warehouse stacked
full of cotton and labeled Jordan
warehouse, No. 623. A dealer is run
ning up and shouting to the independ-'
ent farmer perched on the bale of cot
ton, ''Hey, gimme 100 more hogs and
.a carload of corn."
A bear is chained, to. the .pleading
spinner and- is saying ''Suffering
bulls, but that farmer looks -pros
erous"' The bear is labeled Theo
ore, meaning, we suypose, -the great
bear speculator, Theodore* Price. In
-the :background is to be seen the
pleasant and well kept home of the'
farmer. It is called ''The -farmers
picture for 1906.'' Curtail cotton,
increase cor n acreage, raise hogs
that is the way to attain this ideal.
Mr. David Ruff and sister, Miss
Blanche, have been on a visit to their
auit, Mrs. E. E. DeWalt.
Mrs. Halman, of Abbeville, has
beer on a visit to Miss Frances RawI.
Mr. W. G. Mitchell has been on a
visit to his mother, at Leesville.
Mr. J. A. Dominick, of Kinards, is
visiting his father, who has been in
l halh for some time.
tie case of horses or other draft an
imals. to prevent frightening the
same. anl at once reduce the speed
at which such vehicle is being opera
ted and hold samie under control. and
if such horses or other draft animals
apMear frightened. to reduce the
speed to not more than one-half the
speed permitted by Section 2, and
bring same to stop if apparently nec
essary for the safety of such person
or animal, having due regard to the
safety of passengers in such motor
Section 4. A person operating a
motor vehicle shall, at request or
upon signal by putting up the hand,
from a person riding or driving a res
tiv horse or horses, or other draft an
imals, bring such motor vehicle im-;
mediately to a stop, if necessary,
having due regard for safety of per
sons, vehicles and animals, and if
traveling in opposite direction, re
main stationary so long as may be
reasonable to allow such horses or
animals to pass, and if traveling in
the same direction, use reasonable
caution in thereafter passing such
horses or animals: Provided, That in
case such horse or animal appears
badly frightened, or he is requested to
do so, the person operating such mo
tor vehicle shall cause the motor of
such vehicle to cease running so long
as shall be reasonably necessary to
prevent accident, and insure the safe
ty of persons, vehicles and animals.
Section 5. Whenever a person op
erating a motor vehicle shall meet on
public highways any other person rid
ing or driving a horse or horses or
other draft animals, or any other ve
hile, the person operating such mo
tor vehicle, shall reasonably turn the
same to the right of the center of
such highway, so as to pass without
interference. Any person operating
a motor vehicle shall, on overtaking
any such horse, draft animal or vehi
cle, pass on the left side thereof, aid
the rider, driver of such horse, -draft
animal or other vehicle shall as soon
as practicable, turn to the right, so as
to allow free passage on the left. Any
person operating a motor vehicle
shall. at the intersection of public
highways, keep to the right of the in
tersection of the centers of such high
ways when turning to the right, and
pass to the left of such intersection
when turning to the left.
Section 6. Every .motor vehicle
while in use on a public highway shall
be provided with good and efficient
brakes and also with a suitable bell,
horn or other signal, and be so con
structed as to exhibit during the pe
riod necessary from or after sunset
until not necessary before sunrise, a
white light visible within a reason
able distance in the direction toward
which the vehicle is proceeding, and
a red light in the reverse direction:
Provided,- That in case of heavy fog,
if .necessary, such light shall be dis
played in the day time before sunset
and after sunrise.
Section 7. Whoever shall violate thet
provisions of this act shall be deemed
guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon
conviction, be fined not less than ten
dollars, and not more than one hun
dred dollars. or imprisonmlent for not
more than thirty days.I
Section 8. "Motor Vehicles,'' as
used in this act, includes all vehicles
propelled by gasoline or other explo
siye vapor, steam, electricity or other
kindred power, but the provisions of
this Act do not apply'to road rollers,
nor to motor vehicles run upon rails
or set tramways or tracks.
Approved the 7th day of March, A.
Notice is hereby given that we will
mak3a final settlement on the estate
of Jaob Singley,. deceased, on Tues
day, the sixth day of March, 1906, at
11 o'clock, A. M., in the Probate
Court for Newberry County, South
Carolina, and will immediately there
after apply for a final discharge as ex
ecutors of said deceased.
Geo. S. Mower.
J. C. Singley,
as surviving Executors of the last
will and testament of Jacob Singley,
ewbry. S. C.,
To Make Appropriations to Meet the
Ordinary Expenses of the State
Government for the Fiscal
Year Commencing Janu
ary 1st, 1906.
fie it enacted by the General Assem
bly of the State of South Carolina:
Section 1. (1) That the following
sums, if so much be necessary, be,
and the same are hereby appropriated
to meet the expenses of the Executive
Department, as follows:
(2) Governor's Office-For the sal
ary of the Governor, three thousand
iollars; for the salary of the Govern
)r's Private Secretary, thirteen hun
dred and fifty dollars; for the sal
ary of the - Governor's Messenger,
Four hundred dollars; for the salary
)f the Governor's stenographer, seven
hundred and fifty dollars; for the
-ontingent fund of the Governor, for
rewards and other purposes, five
thousand dollars; for stationery and
tamps for the Governor, three hun
Ired and fifty dollars; for a special
und to carry out the proper enforce
nent of the law, twenty-five hundred
(3) Secretarny of State-For the
ialary of the Secretary of State, nine
:een hundred dollars; for the salary
)f Clerk of the Secretary of State,
hirteen hundred and fifty dollars;
:or extra clerk-hire for the Secretary
)f State, twelve hundred dollars; for
:he stenographer for the Secretary of
tate. four hundred dollars: for the
!ontingent fund for the Secretary of
4tate, two hundred dollars; for sta
ionery and stamps for the Secretary
>f State, five hundred dollars; for
)ooks and blanks and charters, furn
ishings and fittings, three-'Idred
(4) Comptroller General-For the
zalary -f the Comptroller General,
iineteen hundred dollars; for the sal
try of the Chief Clerk of the Comp
:roller General, fourteen hundred dol
:lerk for the Comptroller General,
lourteen hundred dollars; for the sal
Iry of the Book-keeper for the Comp
roller General, fourteen hundred dol
ars; for the contingent fund. for the
Comptroller General, three hundred
lollars; for stationery and stamps for
the Comptroller General, five hundred
:lollars; for printing for the Comp
toller General, eight hundred and fif
ty dollars; for stamps and printing
and stationery for the Insurance De
partment, five hundred dollars; for
travelling expenses of the* Comptrol
er General and his assistants in ex
amining the books and papers and ae
eounts pertaining to the offices of the
Auditors and Treasurers of the' re
spective -Counties and other County
fficers, five hundred dollars; for spe
ial investigation of County Officers,
fifteen hundred dollars; for further
elerical help for the Comiptroller Gen
eral, fourteen hundred dollars, if so
tmuchi be necessary; for stenographic
work, three hundred dollars.
(5) State Treasurer-For the sala
ry of the State Treasurer, nineteen
hundred dollars; for the salary of the
Chief Clerk for the State Treasurer,
fifteen hundred dollars; for the salary
>f two Book-keepers in the officee of
he State Treasurer, each fourteen
bundred dollars, which shall be their
~ompensation for the year 1906; for
te contingent fund of the State
reasurer, two hundred and fifty
:ollars; for the printing .of stoeks
mnd bonds, and to pay for stocks and
yonds already printed, two hundred
lollars; for stamps and stationery
Eor the State Treasurer, three hun
r'd dollars; for further clerical help
for the Treasurer, six hundred dol
.ars; for the payment of a bond can
elling stamp, purchased. by the
rreasurer, one hundred and sixty dol
(6) State Superintendent of Edu
sation-For the salary of the State
uperintendent of Education, nine
:een- hundred dollars; for the salary
>f the Clerk of the Superintendent of
Education, twelve hundred dollars;
ror a stenographer and typewriter,
rour hundred. dollars; for the conting
mnt fund of the Superintendent of Ed
cation, two hundred dollars; for
pinting books and blank forms for
bhe use of public -schools, one thous
nn dollars;-for the State Boarl of