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LXLIIT EWBERRY. S. 0. FRIDAY. JU
N047. .NEWERRY S.0. RIDA. JJ,rE 8. 19Os. TWIOE A WEEK. $1.50 A YEA.R
- Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Shealy and I
The subject of this sketch was born
November 20, 1820, in Newberry
county on the farm where he is living
today and almost within a stones
throw of the old home. His father
was Adam Sheely and was the first.
generation of Sheelys that were born
in the county. His grandfather was
born in Germany and emigrated to
this county some where about 1750.
So Uncle Jacob is the second degree
removed from the Dutch. Uncle Jacob
was married to Miss Catharinb Bow
ers in 1843. Tliey had five children
born to them, all sons, all of which
are living. The sons all have families.
George M., who lvies at Newberry
has been twice married. His first
wife was Elizabeth Sheely; his second
was Annie Sheely. He has eleven
children, eighteen grandchildren.
Drayton I., second son, married Miss
Della Hasse and lives in Prosperity,
and has three children, John A. Sr.
married Miss Happy Boland. They
have ten children nine.grand children.
Leander married Mis* Lou Counts.
They have nine . children and ten
grand children. Luther W. married
Miss Georgiana Bowers. They have
eight living children and one grand
child. Children 5, grand children 42,
great grand children, 38, number
dead 7, total 92. This we think is a
remarkable showing and Uncle Jacob
is 86 years old and can plow all day
and rides his little mule. to the field
and back and can jump up on her
Uncle Jacob was present at the old
THE NEWS OF PROSPERITY.
$4,250 Raised for ,Newberry 0ollego
Between Trains-Good for Pros
perity-Other Matters of
Prosperity, June 7.-Good morn
ing. What do you think of the pack
ing house report ? Do you think you
would like Chicago belogna for break
he nation and the dispensary in
South Carolina, don 't we need a
bottle of'Eau dle cologne.
Mr:s. N. E. Aull, of Hickory, N. C.,
mnade a short stop-over: between
trains on .her way to Columbia.
The committee that~ did such ef
feetive wvork in Newberry and secur
edl the amount necessary to seenre'
Mr. Carnegie's offer- paid our burg
a visit on Monday. Theiy were here
only between trains, ab1out three
hours and raised $4,250.00. .This
we claita~ is a greater thing than
raising $10,000.00 in Newberry in
about seven hours. Really the com
mittee had only from 3:30 to 6 p.
in., to do their work, as the stores
closed at 6 o'clock. We feel like
thmroyving up our hat for Prosperity.
Dr. 1Pea'rson 's ear' get ready.
Tue 1honxors' irj the musie class
were' dre oll\vs: First disti-action,
Miss Willie Mae. Wise, Annie Mose
ley, Maud Livingston, aveirage, 98 1-2
This Is quite a high average and the
young ladies are tod e congratitlated.
.Uncle MIke; K#nipson paid a. short
call to us on Monday.
Rev. L S. Cald well, the p)astor
elect sof Tro.iperity A. .R. P. church,
is .expected next Wednesday, the
*Dr. T J. Littlej9hn has been on a
flying visit to our town. The Dr. is
now located at Pacolet.
F~rankd Ward Schmumpert, of Savan
folks day in Grace church, Prosperity, to
and made an address on the Sunday
schools of seventy years ago.
Your correspondent had a del'ght- i
ful talk of over an hour with him Mi
on -Sundiy -afternoon- and he went in
back to the good old days of long ago.
He told of the people of those long W
gone years. There are only two oth
ers living of all the boys -and girls in,
who were in his class or in Sunday
sehool. He told of a number of per- ret
sons who lived in that section whose e
names are not known in that section
any '.on.ger and their niames are only M
i nemnory to be treasured in the re
collections of the older people. Aniong cai
some of them we note the name of vi,
Wilhelm, Smith, Houck, Houseal, #o,
Stiorly, Wallem and' Quattlebaum.
Uncle Jacob's father was 84 at his is
death and his mother 97. All but Pr
ite of the sons live near father and
enjoy a full measure of the confi- wa
dence of the community in which they Cr
We Could go farther into details of
the times of that day. How they
went i. church what they wore; the
kind of churches they had and many
other things, but in this rushing age
few care to glance backward or to M
know what the people of three-fourths
of a century ago were doing. to]
Uncle Jacob, when the toesin of war
sounded, beat his plow share into a Su
sword and went to the front and gave eO
four years to that awful struggle. He e
was in Company-of the S. C. V. H
nahl, is at home for a few days with fe
his parents. pr
The board of trustees of Prosperity tl
graded schools has elected Prof. E.
0. Counts principal. Miss Margaret m
Leckie, . intermediate teacher, and Li
Miss Erin Kohn primary teacher. be
Rains have been rather heavy in wi
some sections and much damage was w(
i-ie to land. Cotton is being chop- otl
ped out and there is some grass. be
Labor is a little scarce.6t
Mr. C. U. Barrier, of Monroe, N. st<
C., has b)oughIt out R. C. Counts, (of jtic
Counts Bros., and will contimque the
business at the same stand., Mr. J. H<
A. Counts will be with Mr. Barrier, ati
There will be secon'd degree work tiv
next Thiirsday .night and Grand wa
Pi-elate Mattison has priomisedl to be the
with us.' Come dlown Mr. Editor a-nd t h<
help us keep the goat from getting wl1
Miss Ethel Counts and1 Miss mc
Isoline Wyche are home from Win- iat
throp for their summer vacation. jre'
Ml. J. 1). Quattlebaunm was call- lam
ed1 to the b)edsidle of his brother at in<
Gainesville, Ga., who was seriously tic
sick on Soturday. .ele
The personal property of Mr. B. L. eg
JMdmir1lek 'was sold by the heirs on waI
last Saturday. spi
The P'rosperity Cotton Oil mill has th1
been runni-ng for about two' weeks wvi
and wvill probably run another week. I 0
All of the commencem1ent visitors 5'
have left us and dur toivn ha s re-'a
smed the normal. The next thing 1
to agit ate us will be a business men'seh
picnic when all the stores will close t
for the clay and ,everyone will go and te1
have a jolly good tim'e, but wont that li
WeV had a pleasant pop call on ole
Saturday from Editoi' Cargile; of the toi
Saluda Standard, who was on a visit Me
to Mr. J. W. Joy.
). B. Simpson has accepted a
tition on the Sumter baseball team
I will leave for that place immed
Lly after commencement. He will I
pitcler for the team.
dr. 13. L. Wlheeler spent, last. Fi'i
rl at home.
diss Lilly and Lena Warner have
urned from the commencement of
Colunbia college, at which in
1ution Miss Lena has been a pupil e
iiss Vera Fellers is spending <
rie time with Capt. J. B. Fellers. t
irs. B. B. Schumpert went to i
ry's last Friday to attend the i
icral of Mr. Lee Singley's little r
dr. E. D. Bedenbaugh and wife,
Atlanta, are visiting Mr. Beden- I
Wr. 0. M. Buzhardt spent last Slat- .
lay night with Mr. J. C. Counts.
fiss Verna Summer and Missli
th Halfacre have been on a visit
Miss Julia Fellers.
diss Leckie has gone to her,home ]
Chester to spend her vacation. t
[he Jolly Twelve will meet with,
ss Lucy Fellers on Friday even
[he Sorosis will meet with Mrs. .
A. Moseley' Friday afternoon. I
Uiss Sudie May Boulware is visit- i
, Miss Susie Langford.
KissA Mamie Counts is expected to
urn on Satturday from the Agnes
Att Institute, Decatur, Ga.
Niss Frances Moore is visiting I
.J. . .Dominick and family.
Nir. andI Miss Epps, of Kingstree,
ne up with Miss Sallie Pugh on a
it and are now enjoying the up
1mtry with Mr. W. P. Pugh.
Liss Rosa Crosson, of Leesville,
visiting relatives in and around
NIr. Seth Crosson, of Leesville, -
s on a visit to his uncle, Mr. JohnI
osson the past week.
SENATOR GORMAN DEAD.
tinguished Democratic Leader is
No More.-Sketch of His Life.
Washington, June 4.-Senator Gor
mn, of Maryland, died here today.
At 9 o'clock this morning the sena
was stricken with an attack of tIhe
irt similar to a series of attacks Ie
Ifered a week ago. His physician
s summoned, but the senator expir
before relief could be administer
He was co iscious when strieken.
had taken nourishment an hour
rore. A week ago, Sturday, lie suf
-ed an atteak but recovered under
rmpt medical attention and after
it time his conditions improved.
Yesterday plans were made to re
ove him to his country home at
urel. There were present at the
dside when the senator died, his
fe, daughter and a nurse. Messages
re immediately dispatched for his
ter children. The senator had not
Ln out of the house since January
m. His ailment was diagnosed as a
>mnach trouble with heart eomnplica
Arthur Pue Gormian v-bs born in
iward county, Md., March 11, 18:39;
ended the public schools in his na
e county for a brief period; in 1852
s appionted page in. the senate of
United States, and continmued in
service of the senate until 1866, at
ich time lie wias postmaster; on the
of September, 1866, lie wvas re
vied from his position and immed
ely app)ointed co.llector' of internal I
renne for the fifthb district of Mary- I
id, which office lie held until the
'omning of the Grant administra- I
n in 1869; in November, 1869, was
eted a member' of the house of (1e1- 1
ites of the Maryland legislature;
a re-eleoted in 1871; then elected
anker of the house of delegates at
ensuing session; in June, 1872, lie
a elected president of the Chesa- 1
ike & Ohio Canal company; ina
F5 lie was elected to represent How- I
I county in the Maryland statet
ate and has re-elected in Novembert
(9, for a term of four years, was
eted in January, 1880, to the Uni
States senate as a Democrat, to
coed William Pinkney Whmyte; took
seat March 4, 1881, nnd was re
ctedl in 1886 and in 1892 was againt
eted to succeed George L. Welling-'
i, Republican, and took his seat
m'reh 4, 1903. His term of service
I have eXvnirad March 3, 19an0.C
(EW'BERRY WITNESSES EXAM
dr. 0. 0. Davis and Mr. Arthur Kib
ler Testify Before Committee
Gov. Heyward Directs At
torney General to
Several Newberry witnesses were o
111mm111oned to Columbia to testify be- f
!ore the dispensary investigating t
tominittee and were examined yes- s
erday. The. Herald and News could i)
lot secure the full story and handle
t in this issue and, therefore, we do d
lot attempt a synlopsis. e
A I)ioie message from Columbia o
khout 1n00n stated that Mr. C. C. '7
)avis and Mr. Arthur Kibler were d
-xainied. The other two witnesses j
rom Newberry, Dr. Jas. McIntosh f
md Mr. J. H. Wicker had not ar-- d
-ived up to the adjournment of the t
-ommittee for the afternoon session.
It was also stated that Mr. Cole. f
.Blease gave notice to the commit- It
ee that lie could not be with them i
tfter yesLerday's session inasmuch r
is he was the attorney for quite a s
lumber of the defendants in the f
rimiiial court, which will convene I
it Newberry oin Monday. A great t
naiiy of these cases have been con- o
inued from the spring terni and it f
vould be iceessary for him i bo a
reselt at court and besides, lie had
to make his arrangements to enter t
he state campaign on the 19th. t
It was also stated tihat Gov. Hey- .
ward had addressed a conimun icafl
ion1 to tie attorney general direct- i
nu him ill view of what had come a
mt before the investigation and hiad 0
wen publislied ill the newspapers, to 1.
institute proceedings against tie old '
>oard for malfeasance in office. This I
iction will briiig the issue squarely I
ip and if the evidence before the
,&ommittee comitains any meat then
zomething caln be done.
SPEAKER SMITH NOT IN RACE.
9r. Smith Will Stand for Reelec
tion The House or Go to The
Speaker Ml. L. Smith has decided
lot to enter tile race for governor.
Nr. Smith made tlie ainountcement
vhiile in the city yesterday .
Mr. Smith has had strong presslre
o enter the race and his prospects t
6vere regarded as good. Mr. Smith ?
Ias, however, for Some time been in q
)ad health, nlot serious, but un1satis- t
Enetory. His physicians advised him i
hat. it would be exceedingly unwise I
'o undertake a campaign. Mr. Smith I
:ought that lie might be able to get,
n shape for tile contest and has beenl
loping u) to the last moment to be
ible to cnter the fight. He has, how
.ver, consented to accept the serious
idvice of his physicians aid will not
anter the contest for governor, lbut
)xpects to take a complete rest. Mr.
9mithi has deferred making any an
r)ilunceent or filing his pledge in
;he hope that is health might p)er
nit of' his filing his pledge b)ut with
the warning of his doctors lhe did1
lot car~e to take the hazard.
It might be stated that the State
s not to lose the experience and1 ab)il
ty (If Speaker Smith, as his friends
nsist on his remaining ini pubhlic life
mai he will be either reelected to the
touse or. to the State senate from
1i8 county, without opposition. Seni
itor Hay has declined to stand for
'eelectionl and the desire seems to 1)e
.0 have Mr. Smith accept this posi
ion, and if lie does not run for the I
mouse again lie will stand for the '
enatorship from his county. Mr'. *
smnith does niot expect to keel) out
~f public affairs andl he had set his i
teart andl his head very much on the t
pproaching campaignm and it is said i
hbat lie is very much disappointed '
hat he will not 1)e able to go into t
The Clue. I
''I think I have another eliue '' ex
'laimed the new detective, excitedly. 1
''Go to wvork,'' rejoined the old
,rolice officer, scornfully. ''You 're
iot wr'itinig a story. You 're not supl- 0
>os4ed to put in your time finiding
lumes, so as to hold off thme capture
>f the criminal for forty chaptbrs.''"
JUSTICE TO MR. LYON.
hat his Home Paper of Dispe
sary Leanings has to say of
bbeville Press and Banner.
Beeanse of rumors, and evider
f wrong-doing in the nangeme
C the dispensary the Legislati
Alt called upon to appoint an inv
gating committee whose duty
iould be to ascertain facts and
ort the same.
In the matter of looking up e
ence, sub-committees were appoh
d and one of these was compos
f Messrs. Lyon and Christensi
'iey entered upon the delicate a
isalgreealble duty wiith no other
3et than that of serving the sti
1ithfully and efficiently, wli
ealing fairly and impartially wl
One of the most delicate and d
icult questions that the commit
as been called on to decide is, wh4
.the line of demarcation betweer
lan 's private character, wh
hiould be unassailable, and his
icial acts for which he should
eld accountable? The citizen a
lie officer may differ as to the I
f demarcation, and upon this d
erence of opinlion troubles hI
In ill fliat has been said and d<
lie eoinniittee sliotilil hv given eri
brI Ill lio t t h Ilie SI1tte for hone
t1d zeal in the discharge of its d
It was inl this spirit l.iat the C
li( tee invited Senlator Tillman
ppear before it. Sitting as a co
f inquiry as well as a court of ji
ment,'it was but justice to Sena
'illnian that he he asked to appe
t o previous time had there bee
egally constituted committee bef
Vhoni facts abolu the dispenls
luring his administration could
lade kiowin. It was anl o)port*ml
or Senator Tillnu to place iupon
ord the facts.
Responsibility for the investi
ion of Senator Tillman's connect
itih tle dispensary rests not W
lie sub-commit tee, but with th
vould-he traduliers of the system F
if h1ii in connection with it.
Long before the members of
ubconmittee entered publie life
innations, if not direct charp
vere made t1hrough the newspapo
t is safe to say that the members
lie committee did not believe th
vfr. Lyon himself did nt, but in
pirit of fairness to Senator Tillry
he opportunity was offered
irand slanderous imputations for
ines. It is to lie hoped that
nalice of his enemies will not ge
lind the verdict, of the conimit
o again bring up those stale cliarp
Mr. Lyon has beeti zealous in
hargeing his diuty. Such is
inture. Those who know him i
:now that his purpose is to be f;
oman at home hears a better r'e
ation for integrity. It is manifi
y unjust to censure Mr. Lyon for
aithful p)erformance of a dutty I
n him by the pecople through
4egislature. lie has discharged
s dlischiarging a public dutty so fai
ully that lie deserves the well di
f all the peoplle. His worik is dou
leservinig because of its labori,
nd dIisagreeblec features.
Josephl .Jefferson was a strong
icver in early marriages, and
evcer missed an opportunity to
ress his convictions upon you
ent. In aii add(ress at Yale onice
"I abominate bachelors. Trhoec
r they grow the more conce01
hey become. I was talking to<
nd I asked him wvhy lie' did1
larry. He parried the question
elling mne about different you
'omen he had known, finding so
unIt wvith each one. But' it appe
ri that all of them had married
"' 'You are in danger of gett
eft,' I said to him. 'You 1had hot
iirrmy up1 before it is too lae.
" Oh,' said the bachelor, 'thm
re just as good fish in the se
"' 'I kniow that,' I said, 'but1
ait-isii't here danger of the b
n- Plans Adopted ror the New Build
ing-Corner Stone Laying
Dedication Address by Dr.
nt The plans for the new building
ire donated by Mr. Andrew Carnegie
38 for the engineering 'department of
it Newberry college have been adopted
le- by the standing committees of the
Board of Trustees. The building will
vi- be three stories high, 50 X 100 feet
it and attractive in architectural de
ed sign. The equipment will be modern
m. and complete with forge, cupola,
nd heat and ligting plant, etc. The cor
ib- ner stone will be laid with appro
ite priate ceremonies on next Tuesday
ilo afternoon' at 4 o'clock. Rev. W. C.
ith Schaeffer, D. D., of Savannah, Ga.,
has accepted the invitation to deliver
if- the address on this occasion.
Lee The contraetor promises to have
)re the building completed by September
I a 15th, and ready for occupancy when
ich the college reopens on September 20.
be THE ABBEVILLE LYNCHING.
ne John Marion Ashley is Dead but
if- Other Defendants in Abbeville
are Being Tried.
lit, Abbeville, .1tune 4.-). H. Moore,
;ty Josh Moore, Will MAoore Sam lligby
ty. all(l Hugh Bowen are on trial here for
mn- lie murder of Allen Pendleton, a
to negro who was lynched near Honea
r Paitli in September, 1905. John Mar
id- ion Ashley,- another defendant, has
tor already been tried by another and a
ar. higher court. It will be recalled that
a a he was shot and killed in Honea Path
are a short time ago by Policeman White.
iry His slayer was tried two weeks ago
be in Anderson and acquitted in a short
ity tine, the jury not being out ovier
re- three-quarters of an hour.
The case on trial has created great
1a- interest here for some time, and was
ion scheduled to come ip early this year,
bit was postponed. The Moores are
the fatlher and brotihers of young Jim
d Moore, a white boy who was stabbed
to deatli by Pendleton. It was after
th tlis that Pendletonl was lynched. He
"-was captured, and about 10.30 o'clock
eas shot to death, and his body left
rf lying in a swamp. John Marion Ash
of ley anild the defendants now on trial
were cliarged with his murder.
ian The ease was called when court
to convenled this iorninlg with Jud-e C.
all ("- Danltzler presidin)g and Solicitor
the i. A. Cooper as the prosecting of
tee There was a great deal of testimony
,es, as to statements made by the defend
ants at very short wihile before the
tis- lynching as to the disposition which
lis the crowd was going to make of the.
ii. The def'ense was an alibi. Thati
u-the negro was killed that night was'~
st- admittedl, but the defendants swore
the they (lid 'not know wvho killed him and
sid that they were not present when he
thp was killed.
aind Tfhe case has created1 much interest.
th- but while the court room has been
me comfortalhy filled today, there has
113' been no unusually large crowd.
Ins Citizen Jloshua WV. Ashley wvas present
I hrouIlGout the da.i. He is at bro.hier
oJf Ih dendsla~ John Mt.: ( r. Ashley.
AbbIhevi lie, June 5.-A fter remai n
he ang out 37 minutes t he juryj this af
tronreturned(a verdict of not
mn guilty, in the ease againist J1. RI.
Moore, Josh Moore, Jn.Moore Wl
leMoore, Sam Higby anad Hugh JHowen,
1(1- charged with muhrdlering tihe negro
edAllen Pendlenton, who wvas lynched
dnear Honea Path in September of
ot last. year. Veylittle adlditional tes
by timony was offered this morning
that adduced being by tihe State in
gcontradliction of some of the testi..
m ny offered by the defense yester
(lay afternoon,. y ooe
It was not denied bythe Mooe
trmuhat they were excited and veryv
muhwrought up) when they Iear ned
rthe negro had killed young Moore,
AObut each of them swore p)ositively he #
lhe wa ntpentwhen the killing ~
toccurred and( had no p)art in it. Other '
wit nesses were used to suppor01t the
aiihi line of defnse.