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community, about seven miles from
Prosperity. His literary education
was obtaine4 in St. Lukes and ig
Creek acadamies, and at Newberry
Dr. Dominick studied medicine in
the Medical College of South Caro
lina, at Charleston. He graduated in
medicine with honors in a large class
in April, 1000. Dr. Dominick located
at Prosperity and began practicing
medicine in the spring of 1000 directly
after finishing his course in medicine.
Dr. Doiniiiiek as been health officer
for No . 0 t14y)JOhp for several years.
He ist to!4hn6 ecretitry pind treas
urer,of O "e..rry County Iedical
Dr. Ddinii l.s. been iionin elad
with the Pyrify' D'g I bopany
since its ogaiztie. Latly he has
gone into the lilber btusiness with
K. Si Stilwell, who is man$ger of the
Dr. Doiinick graduated in medicine
\ and began practicing at the age of 22,
After piacticing four .years hi .went
to New York and spent about two
months in the New York Post Gradu
ate Medical school ',nd hospital. He
has.been practicing medicine a little
more than six yeprs and has built up
a large and lucrative practice..
Besides the practice Of medicine Dr.
Dominick is a successful business
Dr. C. T. Wyche.
Dr. C. T. Wyche, who has long been
identified with the business, profes
sional and political affairs of. New
berry county, was born in Granville
county, N. C., May 26, 1857. He was
educated in the common schools and
at the normal school of the University
of North Carolina, and graduated in
1881 from the College of Physicians
and Surgeons in New York. He
came to South Carolina, and first
practiced medicine in that portion of
Edgefield county now included in Sa
luda, and later in the lower portion
of Newberry county.
Dr. Wyche was'married to Miss
Sense, of this county.
He moved to Prosperity and was
elected to the legislature, serving
three terms. He has been mayor of
the town, and is a member of the
board of trustees of the graded
Dr. Wyche is a public-spirited cit
izen and has ever lent his aid to
every movement looking to.-the Ad
vancement of Prosperity and of New
berry county. He has many strong
friends throughout South Carolina.
Levi Slawson, One of the Oldest
Raised the Price.
Applicaant--You .say you wantL $1.4
for your p)et goat today? Why, you
were willing to sell it for $10 yester
Lady-I knmow~ it, but since then he
has eaten up $4 worth of my mono
gram stafionery.--Detroit Free Press.
The Friend-AWas Mrs. Hleriwait e
p)leasedl vitW hr portrait?
Th le Artiste-Oh, yes. I managed to
make it resemble wvhat.she thinks she
used to look -like.-Braokiyn Life.
'Hard to Part.
Gunner-Wise meri tell us thfat love
is a disease.
Guyer-Sort o fa lingerling iIsease.
Gunner- .~hy do you call it linger
Guyer-Did you ever see two lov
ers kissing good nighit in a doorway?
Not Eer Choice.
Mother (to little daughter)-I am
surprised, Ethel, that'you should talk
so impertinthy to your father. I 'm
sr'you never heard me talk that
way to him.
Ethel-Well, you choosed him, and
I didn 't.-London Ti-Bits.
Lisetta-Mamma sends you her
love, Signora Passanti, and prays you
to some to tea tomorrow.
Signora P.-HIas she invited any
Lisetta-No; mamma said I must
invite you alone because you quarrel
with everybody.-Il Mondo Umoris
Four Denominations--Strong Church
es With Large Congregations and
The Methodist Church.
The Metodist chiurch, wIhich is now%
one of tile influential chircies of
Prosperity, was organized as old Beth
esda, about one mile below Prosperity,
soon after the close of the War Be
tween the States, in 866. Organized
in the troublous tinies of reconstrue
tion, War.ship was discoitinlued in the
place of organization and preachiig
was held in the town hal] in Pros
perity for many ,ears. About 1880
Wightman Chapel was built, and se'r
vices have been held thtere until the
The Rev. H. W. Whitaker, of thii.
county, is tile present pastor. He is
earnest and zeAllouls, and the chuilrc
is growing under his leaderslhip.
Grace Lutheran Church.
Grace Lutheran chiurih is one of
the strongest and most activ-e cliurcihes
in the Lutlieran Synod of South Car
olina. It is composed of an admirable
class of people andl has among its
menbersiip of nearly thrce hundred,
some of the most active and success
'fl Cliristian workers in the. state.
In otlier aetive congregations in other
towns and. cities and distant sections,
there are today those who were once
members of (Iace chiurch.
As near as can be learned, the or
Ianization of this church -was effect
ed in the year 1858 and soQu after
wards. the first house of worship was
.crected. After a lapse of twenty
years, in 1S78, steps weie taken to
build.a l new churlich and the house in
wicihl the congrregration worlships at.
present was the result. But as tle
present builing. is old, and does not
meet the present needs of the congre
gation, a new chiurch is to be irected
in the next twelve months-one that
will be moderni in all its heaingsi and
that w ill measurnie up fully to all the
needsh (if the congr egationI for years5
to come. A most comfor tale par son
agbe is ownedC( by tis congriegation.
Since the or ganization of this churichi,
it has b)een serve d by quite a iiumber
of able pastoirs. Those y et liv ing aire:
Revs. J. A. Slighd, J. E. Bushnell, C
Re.M.O J . eps
Pastor o Luthern Churc
Pastor o Luthern Churc
The Metlhodist denomination is one
of the leading denominations in New
Rev. H. W. Whitaker,
Pastor Methodist Church
A. Marks, T. 0. Keister, S. T. Hall
W. H. Hiller, and W. A. Lutz.
The Rev. Ml. 0. J. Kreps is the pres
ent pastor. The semi-centennial of
this chure will be celebrated in 1908.
This church has done a great work
in the past. It has a great work to
.h> in the future. With better facili
ties than ever for doing this work,
with an intelligent, noble and devot
ed people, there is not a doubt that
this work will be done. Grace church
is thoroughly loyal to the synod and
all the institutions of the church at
The Baptist Church.
Prosperity was occupied by the
State Mission Board of South Caro
liina inl 1880.
The station was supplied with
preachiing from 1880 to 18S4 by Revs.
Panmdlh, Seymiore, and Elkins.
The organization of a church was
perfected the fourth Sunday in April,
1884, with a miembership of 11, R1ev.
N. B. Williams pastor. At a meeting
oneJ month later it was dIeided to
erect a concrete buihlini.. In March,
1885, thle ehimrelihbildinig was begun
and continued1 undler many dlilficulties.
Much damage was done the buildling
by excessive rains and wind, andl the
wvork was mneh dlehayed. The Rev.
W. B. Elkinis took charge of the wvork
Januia ry 20, 1887. T1he church huil d
ing was compl)etedl ini 1888. in .Jan
uary, 1889, R1ev. J1. D). Hhuuggins had
c'harg~e of thle work. lie was sneceed
ed in .January, 1890, by R1ev. HI. T.
Smit h who served1 unut il November
8. 1891. lIn March, 1892, R1ev. Mr.
1B1anton too0 k chaiirge and served very
aneceptaly until May, 1902, when lhe
resigneid the wvork here to sro to Grani
iteville. lie was succeeded( by R1ev. .1.
H. Peirey, who served thle chuirch un
il 19$05. Early ini 1 90 1Rev.
MitebelI Qliecae pattOr, andti is serv
ine withI sat tisfa't in at thIns timue.
The chur ch b)uildinig is the mnost sub
stantI in I in uii- an m vas ime ofi the
fi rst conicre ,hiil.dingsb erected ini thlit
parmt of the. taLe. Tfoo much credlit
ean niot ho given to R1ev. W. B3. Elkiiis
for, the pairt' lie bore in the cetioni
of this hopse of worship.
This sketch wouild not be complete
should'it fail to stae that it was large
due to that large hearted and loy
I member, Dr. ". C. Ridgell, now of I
atesburg, tha, church was built. <
L-was he that mate It possible at the e
eginning and Uncle Billy Elkins i
arried it to completion.
A. R. P. Parse
A. R. P. Church.
The Associate Reformued Presbyter
anl elmilrehl of Prosperity was organiz
dmore than a hundred years ago,
:le date of its organization being
1802. Rev. James Rogers was the
Irst pastor and James Young, Sam
tel MlcQueens and Robert Drennan
Vere made the first ruling elders.
The first church building was ereet
d about a mile from the centr-e of the
;own of Prosperity. About 1840 a
iew building was ei'ected gn the site
)f the first, This building continued
n use until 1889, when a new.one was
)ikilt near the centre of town. A
?Olsi(lrahle part of the lumber of
:he old church was used in building
]he A. R. P. manse.
The following ministers served -as
Rev. James Rogers, 1802-1815.
Rev. Charles Strong, 1816-1824.
Rev. S. P. Pressley, 1825-1832.
Rev. J. Galloway, 1835-1855.
Rev. J. C. Boyd, 1858-1889.
Rev. D. G. Phillips, 1891-1892.
Rev. T. W. Sloan, 1893-1894 (sup
. J. M
M. A CA SLE Buglr
l. C. MOSELEY Prsdn.
JOHNA CARLLES Vcce-Pees
G. W BOWRS.PEri
J.IP.CBO RS: $1.00a uI
J.H. C. MOBELEY. Wem-am
Mr.. Jas. Hussa was one of the pil
xrs of the church upon whom much m
,f the work rested, an-. after he pass- of
d from his laborg the work was taken t
p by Mr. B. L. Dominick, who has P1
Iso passed to his reward. a
I?e%. H. R. McAuley, 1S95-1890
Htev. J. B. H d,1896 (suppl.v) =
Rev. A. G. Kirpatriek. 1896-1900.
Hev. C. M. H3iyd, 1902-1905.
lev. 1. S. Caldwell is the present
misor, ha11vin.g .come to I'rsperit' inl
f une, 1906.
Rev. I. S. Oadwell, c
Pastor A. R. P. Church.
. Mo ri
W. W.WHEELR, Cahier
>rs. .$5350 00
*ro Sf .g
nd Fie Insrance
I prompt ateto.
onevaieuins on buies rn
e eost inti\eatetfo
, 4 ve cen ineetalwd 4aal
Disease seems to have bien man's
itural inheritance; and the success
a physician depends largely upon
e quality of drugs used in com
>unding his prescriptions, as well
the accuracy of the pharmacist.
when you are sick, you can get
ompt attention, drugs that are
refully compounded by a phar
aceutical graduate and Auso
ITELY PURE from the Prosperity
We also carry a full and up to
te h -e of Cigars, Chewing and
noking Tobacco, Perfumes, Toi.
t Soaps, Toilet Articles. Rubber
oods, Stationery, Combs, Brushes,
lints, Varnishes, Red "C" Oil,
tc. A full line of patent medi
nes and chemicals.
For refreshing and invigorating
>d drinks, we serve the very best
id a full line at our fountain,
ade from pure Coca Cola Syrup,
ruit Juices, Etc. Ice Cream every
ty. Ladies given special attention.
Write, phorne or call on us for
iything that comes from the Drug
tore and get prompt attention.
HE PROSPERITY DRUG CO.,
Prosperity, S. C.
J. J. BEDENHAUGH, President.
When needing any
ing in the Hardware
ne call on Livingston
iardware Co., we have
irices that will interest
ou. We can and will
ave you money on
nything, because we
.re in a position to sell
'ou anything from a
,ultivator to a Hay
>ress, or from a Ceme
ery Fence to a Tomb
tone. Also a full line
if Paints and Oils, Var
ish and Varnish
IVINGSTON HARDWARE CO,
Prosperity, S. C.
lext Door to Prosperity Bank.
We would call special attention
the stock of goods carried by one
f Prosperity's enterprising firms,
rhe S. S. Birge Co.,
he readers of The Herald and
lews will find their offerings in
Shoes, Hats, and
nice a selection as can be found
town. Their prices are as low
it is possible to sell the class of
>ods they handle. WVe woulde
Ivise the ladies to give them a
LI1 when visiting the town of
I. C COUNTS,
slow Stocks, etc
steel and Wire
H ave added an up-to
late Planing Machine,
.nd will do first class
;ork at any time. We
ut all kinds Mot.lding.
Ve always guarantee