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The Movements of Maiy People,
Newberrians and Those Who
Mr11'. Hiltherflton Fair is in Ihe cit y.
Messrs. ZA. 1". W .ri1t and F. Z. \Vil
sonl retnidt'l onI 'I ti hldy from Ne'w
Mrs. S. .T. M',\cCanhriii. of B3irmimt
ham, All.. is visitinir rs. F. .T. Fant.
The Alkses Watts. of' Cheraw, are
the tynests of 'iss Neville Pope.
Mr. T. IT. Smith. of St. Lonuis. Mo..
who hn': h1n visitinlq relatives inl thie
citv. left for lhiM home on 'Fridnv.
Mr. .T. W. Channell. who has beenl
in New York for the nast week. re
turned home on Thursday.
Afr. '. 0. .Toneq. of Earhardt, is vis
itin in the eitv.
Afra. A. D. Hiilson left Saturlav
for W1itmire. wherp she will visit
TRev. 3NT. .T. Vyntinl! r)d flimily will
retrn ton their hlome. Sy1ainah. rn..
Ifr. W. -\. M1w!1rtune :fe
dod from ni rlensant ontine, of
Ar. S:im V. Volnnw. -if Little Mon
1:in. wvas in the city on atnirdnv.
Prof. and Airs. .T. W. Switt enber'r
have ne to Piekenlz. where thev will
imve 'ha of tle Piekelns (,.rlfled
Mfrz. T. F. Norwood and children
retirned on Frilav from Pillaski. Va.
()r'. B. e. Hlmes and children
h tai retuned froim Wrihsville
ATr-. 0. B1. Afnver. andl cllildiren are
visit Own relait ives in Lianren.
\i n0fm:m. who han been visit -
in- l.iss Oa wilson. retiurned ves
ler"laY to he1r home in C-oumbil.
Ma'.tor .T"mIs Smith leaves today
for ? visit to frivids in Ennrens.
fi -1 tr ii ilner - Barksdale retilrnled
ft zlh lirdinv #,- hi home in Lanr-ns.
Dr. .k.V, I. ft'or n vae.tion
'nt 1mr. Pn.. last week.
-. (. .\. I mnon. of' S1mt1 r. wa
'inl th0 vitv yw,se lv
r. L. I. Plover left vesterdav tor
K'in-t re n bfiiness.
'IiI s NI ta .ones. fr Iaien1ster. i
visitinll,r_,M B. Jonles onl Cailhmill
M\is; Trene Failkneir. who has
c-rr of the milliilnery department
at the Mowr (41an1y. ret0urle(l to
Mfr. Fred H. Domiiik went to
Mr. .T. Siinov Derriek is witi the
fi'ml of Wilotel & Conmanv and will
be tilv:isei tf) ha\-v his friends and eiin
tomenrs eall tnoi him. where he will
shwm i ln 111-i1-1to 04 lok of
clothin'r. shoes and Ilry goods at pri
es low as the lowest.
Mr. Sam.'ol Vanee. the fat her o.f
'N- ". P. (. Fil r died at h is home in
''. I . '11', . 1.',nh, ,e and Bro'k To'landi
betm bio, .'1'm Sotoi-n- l'n' oibare of
wit.. i h e ns e)141 ii 1 a n d~' isentenl)f
hlv \V Is lfiner of at0 oHe aid lo. i
ion w4.. ;,'1 '., lie this ,.eovni
SNI W.\. W. l9idhrwis 'ist chise
with the 11:nds lin 1frnwsell ats seen
blhim. Pnhrwh t<o iolv
el hi' N m,i - ' I'T1e0el'i has be eivnt
Nin \-da a sevend1) vn'Its. Pof
Der. th of H .id Wlson.nd' i
arc st orai e athe hiiblife 4formerly
aheon hOvaile K ~ihl eisramd o
dayr a La urn.itue stoe an wil beit
iln a d eavehifns a l enfaily sf
hild. Tehrl n es~'1
Don'e oetn or n t the nxllssuend
ifsixweks ifto t3hi noverfdiced
'T hshomeUnr olholwn oe nextda
Mr. I.later wlsonyar wol anferd
'ta btoeoolyi a goanefew citiys no
ahonter foro years. ihe waried to
daybert frhaomnr. He eavodest
weadvrlchildren. Thiseral n e-wl
Mr.n wer M. laer, aftest ilnds
-atiomeioo on Sa onn.trda
hea ee a Newd exndsu itzenof
S.. IToher brtere. Hie h les
wiead eea cide. i1e
MR. JOHN A. CHAPMAN.
Passes Away After a Long and Hon
orable and Us3ful Life-Poet
13 r. -o':u 'l .41 .1 t ' !:V }t11:2 a e '~ l r-I.i
Mrinie- Sup hs 5: i a ut '. -I in (' .i (ui a", ;i -
41111:. li i le' i \' v i l Nowl:orvI C- ) ilt
dAY nO li: .- at 9 w'eb-ek l ie i me z
hiv(l in :C. - --it * t-w of h th
PA:1 1t , al "e :1mwy i:Abo .:h hkv wait, rV .
live SAFd. rc. onn ,n, Ilo .
wer lie:w,br Inc .Ml i
i:.: lrviv-d Lv hi si'). .ir. .1iohn 1hiW.
Ch p li il 111 1h1 r ar..its ir-, I.
11. I umiw an-, M 11. W. L he i t . a nd
M1isses Sophia and Lilliechamn l
III whom reside in New1 r I hey countY.
Mfr. ham hlias been inl ill he10lth
ill iccouint fit a f1 all which he(. reveivedi
about six monthls ago4.
111 t Ile 'i It r, )lIIf I I tI)II t I45 I Wa i IS t 41-4 41
tin th intii irductio to is' history ofe
1.-ef i ( c(1 eou t, I t is sai d of 1iS
e l y l if e :
"i'the Atholr of this book is a na.
tive of Edgefield District, born he
fore it was shorn of its fair propor
tions, as it wa4 inl 1IS17. before a part
was cut off to form the counlty of
miles of Sldtathi River on thel-, 441
Cialestoi and Ninety Six'road, which
itnI hitv lutiary .. tmes, was oe of'C
Stel main hiQ41hwa y laii fromha the114
hiw countr and the Ciaton tare to
Ninhoolix Tiheplaee Agan-wTin
''rim Nhwisr hyhool willuho was1
aondeyt etemand stdet. ofhisoy.
Ntohin pl etrd him eter thy ti
ek hols wo haod botk beenlin
eoat the edsiof oe tme s and 01or
Mesona.o A pis men, and otherre
booksthat tol be h.oitopryofpl tat
perid oeretoo arew;h bt thersi
tWeems have o Wyshib:n aned o
thie wgrae whited toe wllivteataht
S iso, Miss make the Brtonde Miss
''ith Mish Ae Sraumnmier ife
it i no aurprisn thai, asonre
Lold hisea operythin that cold
throlightpo the i terly mhir ofi
hisd stae amdte t'oratyin ofte. n
on and the rights and duties of the
. s in tdhe I "nion.''
or a utini"h1.1r (if years after tile
: :. a :Id to !)ook,. lIe
V\ * il V tA I 1 1 1 .11 t I Iet I
ny . : ii'4ao . lit' I
ar vz e.in .m l -ve n wh'1
V% V h t' .1' ' ' Verses ' . r
-ft a .no!. 1'Ima its'-ripts. Fwr.
1i !.1 is ed t: . tI e ' ' New i:.IY
'd Wit i t heW Heral. 1-e also wrte
he ser.ml part of O'Neall's Annmas
>f Newberry, giving I history of the
-omit v f'r-m the time at which O'Neall
losed his annals in 1859 to 1893. his
.wihool listory of South Carolina was
[ISeI in the public selools in this state
for about fifteen years. Mr. CIapnian
wats also the author of "Stephen's
Sehool History of the United States,'
which was published after the wat,
and Mr. Chapman spent several weeks
in the home oh' Mr. Alexander H.
Stephens in (eorgia going over the
:.nuscri with hinm and getting him
to let Ohe publishier tuse his name it
rI'di;r that the book might have a
larger saile. As Mr. Stephens never
a.'know ledgedI thet authorship b)y Mr'.
Chiapmani of' this book during his life
tinme, Mr. (Chapmnan never eared to
hav'.e t he matter' d1iscuissed, bit there
is no doubt ofi thle fact that he was
lie aut hor' ohf this book. At the same
time' heo also wrote a (hild 's history
of' the United States, which mann
script h-e still had at the time of his
de'ath, thotu.lh it was never printed.
IIe wats a man11 of purIe andi siimple
life,' but. of striongi f'idelity to duty in
'verythlingi wth ich hie bel ieved to be
riht , and of' unswerving biieesty. He
wtas t.gentle and1( kind(, but coura'1geouts
in the maintenance of principle. He
was a brave 'onfera~~~te soldIier anid
served in JTohnistoni's armny until lie
h:ad to r'et ire on aicoiunt of failing
hiealIthI and st renigth.
TPhe funrealI ser'vices were held yes
ter'day, thle bur iiaIl)being at Chapman 's
ra~'tveyar'~, four' miles sou1th of New
A 'Card of Thanks.
We~ de(sire to e'xt end to ourit fr ends
anidi neig.uhboris our i most i ncere thanks
tot t heir many kindnesses during the
illness andi denath of our father, Mr. M.
M. Playe wr. WVe have had duriling the
past yenar much sickness in our1 family,
anid during all that timie our friends
and neighbors have been uniremittigin
thoir kind attentions, all ofC whicht we
assure themi we appreciate move than
we enny. L' M. Player.
Union For Dispensary.
Union county which is put down
among the dry counties has nominated
ment to the General Assembly who
sulpp)ort the dispensary, B. F. Town
seend, Esq., was nominated by a ma
jority of 553 votes over his opponent.
Tihe newspapers of Union wcti against
the dispensary but tutoir ar0 iinonts
did not avail, the peop)le evidently 'be
lieving that dispensary'regulation Is to
be preferred to the bI' d tiger, system.
We havt. 'a e will be any
eftfor't to res. dispensary to
nt. In a fow ; the people of
a 'ottunty will be g) dl to have some
aguilation instead of fre'e whiskey as
they have it pract" ~ it..
)EATH OF D. HENRY WHEELER.
Nied at His Home Yesterday After
noon After Long El1ness-Funor
al This Afternoon.
ir. David Ileury Wieeler, who has
een ill bad healtih fkA. somlle Imioithis,
lied at hlis home eight miles below
ProsperitY yesterday afternoon at 2
[)'(Ilock in his seventy-seveith year.
Some iiontihs a-) he siffered a stroke
of paralysis, but partially recoveredi.
()i Sutday afternoon lie had another
attack from which he never rallie(l.
le leaves one brother, Levi, who made
his 1101110 with Mr. Wheeler, and four
sonls, Samuel F. Wheeler, proprietor
if the Columbia Hotel, Dr. James S.
Wheeler, a physician in Prosperity
an( H1. F. Wheeler and Martin L.
Wheeler, who lived with their father.
Mr. Wheeler for many years was
he proprietor of a saw mill and fur
nished lumber to many persons ill
Newberry. He was probably one of
the largest tax-payers in this counlty,
t1o1ghI his home was just across the
line inl Lexin-uton eointy. In addition
to othier possessions of his he owls the
Newberry hotel and is i director in
tle' National Bank and tle Newberry
cotton Mills. The Heral and News
las jtust heard of his death as we
aire gon to press and will have some
iig 'lirtlier to Siy of llim ill oill. next
Iis funeral -will he held tilis after
nown at 4 o'clock at St. Peters (Pine
\Vwods) Litleranl .11 1hrelch ol f wiliell
Ii- was a member.
Mr. Eugene L. Leavell.
Cilappells. Sept. 9.-F was Iliade sad
in the, igh-t of Auw_,ust 29(h, whien
W eailae to mile that Mr .Fl L. L Ia
vel h b1:1 ,IeeI ki 1e41. I I ave k Iown
r. I'eavell fol. a1 itimllber. of years Ihe
ote I tilovedI to) my preselt 11011l.
h%;In I visited his fat her's hiomle -in)
\w\1herry alid, wIleln lIe was a bo\ 111(
1 g ian. Wlen 1 il 'vedol Ilrml
\o. 0 to No. 7. he was ine of .two
Ire.mii No. 7 who eame qblwn it t i
hiise in No. 9 and brogl.hIt his wiao'n4)1
11nd1 hauled a l'a:ld for ie to myl I res
,It liomle\\. which was very llicll ap
oreviatel. and hle was onle 41f tile firs
0f No. 7 wortIlies to visit tile ill Ill
new h oe and give me la welCIlle as ai
frieid and neighlbor, aid our acquain
tancee ripeniedl into frieidship at one4.
Mr. Leavell was one of my best
leighlbors and friends ill No. 7. 1
found Mr. Leavell eoirteois alid ob
ligin_r, ready to hielp in time of trouble
a1d aecoimolatinlg if it was inl his
power. le was a loving husband and
Iatheir. ruling ihis hiouse with love. He
wasL mmber of Cross Roads Baptist
cliirli and a dleacon. In Ilis death
tie elitrel loses one( of its stakes and
the coiunitillity One of her best citi
zeis. le leaves a wife and seven
ehildren, six sons and one dauhliter
and a hiost of frienIs and relative, to
J1. S. D)ominiek.
Preaching at O'Neall.
B1ev. E. C. Glenn, oif (Greensboro, N.
C., is conducting specia1 l evices al
(O'Neal I street church, Preachling al
7.45 p. in.. Beginn1iig Wednesday
thlere will beh a mrini~g service at 9.30
TIle pulic cor4)idiailly inivited.
Mr i. JTohn McGraw, wvho has beer
w~it h Mr'. S. P. Crotwell, has moved t(
Ashievi lIe, N. C.
Miss Mary RI. Boozer is on a visli
to relatives ini Prosperity anid St
Mr.. W. Andrllew Cromner has beer
appoi4inItedI by thle pastor supe)triniteiid
enit of thbe Sunday school at Lebanor
to fill the vacaney caused by the r'e
signlat ibon of Mr. .J. A. McGraw.
Some of the younig peop)le of th<t
eblmmunlliit.y will soon be leaving foi
college. Miss Maymle Cromler will at
tend Erskine, Misses Laura Setzler
Maudt Sligh and Messrs. Edgar Cronm
er, Anflrew Cromer anid John Hellr"
Sligi'h wi return (4) Newvberry. Thern
are likely others..
Miss Bessie McGraw returnmed froni
a trip t.o Lancaster a week ago.
Revs. J. M. and W. S. Henry spen
a fow (lays with their mother tw<
Cotton has been injured considera
bly b)y the frequent rains, but wvill im
niove. With the clearing away of thei
clouds, fodder pulling and hay gather
ing is going merrily on.
Some of the people here 'attende(
the protracted meeting at 1benezei
Miss Mattie Sloan has been - on
visit to Mr. Benjamin Sloan re,cent
Occasionally some of the seboni
race candidates are seen pass~inf
through. ''So near and yet so far.'
There appears to. be pretty gen4ira
entisfaction wvith the ones alrea'dy
chosen, anli se0 in the second r et
are safe li al I have a fair showing
All of ther ~ probably show up it
WILL BUY FOR MILL.
Mr. Nat Gist Will Buy Cotton Fo
Newberry Mill-Messrs. Caldwell
Fellers and Hunter.
M Nr. Nal Cist, who hm- beenlosel
vimim hmYver Vior' thle Newherry vot
t4)n mill, Ims assciatd wit lim t
zaymonltil ers anid Mr1. lilenry CaI
well. and1 r1 . .loseph 11. 11uter wil
Ie inl the olee and attenld to the bomok
keepinu. M. (list has had long
periencve inl thle Cotton huisiless il
Newberry and is an expert buyer. M
Fellers and Mr. Caldwell have been 1i
tihe cttoln business in Newberry fo
several years aid are entirely fami
iar wihi the work and have man
friendsil in the couity. Mr. Josephi 11
Ifinter., Whio hs reeently moved t
Newbrry, was for many years wit
Moeley Bros. at Prosperity and is a
expert in the landling of cotton an
aln excellent l>ook-keeper. This con
bination makes a strong firm an
while ileir main business will be thl
handling of' cotton for tile Newberr
mills. they will be inl position to pa
the top of the niartket.
h'llere is nio reasoln why tie rar-mei
who sell cotilon at Newberry this set
sol shioild iot receive tie hliglie
price that tile staple is worthl at a
Barbecue at Halfacre's.
There was a harbecue last Frida
at Mr. Perry Halfacre's Mill givc
by uftilt and ihominiek. The day w
enjyIyed by ail wo were there. I
tle aftot'ron tllere was some 0 :1
pigeoin shooting between Ritlherfoi
and St. Philips, tliherford won t
laiiirels but will say St. Phillips shloo
well tia1vinl.gr onlly )een organized abot
a mothtt. The following is the lit
tp. E.aeh memliber was allowed 310 sil
iles and 20 doubles:
- K. L. Keit. 23 13
J1. . Native. 23 i
t Uht. C. PerV. 2-4 9
.Ilhn N,nc 22 S
Tot:al 116 40
W. T. Dickert, 21 9
.1. L. Ruff 21 12
Iluo. T. Oxner, 11 8
David Rut-ff, 15 9
C. F. Huff, 16 6
Total 84 44
Nfarried oil Sunday Sept. !ithi
the home of Mr'. E. B. Kibler, Pr(
perity, Mr. J. 0. Koon and Miss Em
McCarthy, both of Newberry coni
11. P. Mitehell, officiating.
Letters remainiing' in the post off
at Ncwberyy for the week endhi
.Jessie Caldwell. .Jacob Clark. Sn
ter Cayson,ii Sindy Camer, M.a ry 1
vinia Henry Camon, Ehigah ('anmi
M.. 11. Cook, Mary C'romer.
Walter D)avis, W. Hi. Dickens,
Hi. D)ickcins, W. 11. P. D)omon.
.Joe Hlarris, JIames Harris.
Elizaibeth IHIarris, A nnie Hello, Fr
C. F. .Jones.
Jams inedy, Venije Kings.
.J. C. McCracken, George Marbe
A. WV. Mayor.
Annie Riikard, George Rook.
Denm Starnis. Frank Sines.
C:har'lie Watts, Alice Waters, Jun
ta WVatts, Rlay Wanteh, Jimnmie WV
lace, Chantey WXat ts, IL. 0. Walt,
Paul Werts, Alice Worthy.
Per'sonbiS aillIinug for' these will ple'
say that they were advertised.
C. .J. Purcell, P. M
Letters remiaiingi ini the p)ost off
at Newberry, S. C for wveek endi
Maggie Brown, ('ion Burdett.
Richard Cambell, M"lvinua Carhor
Elies D)aniel, Elizabeth Dean.
Eva Hullmian, Boll Hlipp.
Rlichard Owens, Riehard Oanes.
R1osa Spearman, Hattie Smith.
Mrs. -M. Thompson,
Alice Waters. Otis Willson, (1.
Willims S. W. Williams.
Persons enlling for these letters
please say that they were advertist
C. J. Pureell, P. M
- PUBLIUATION INTER
Of Lutheran Ohurdh Conside
ward Movement in Missij!
'llPblishinig Con1nn1ittoo -o
- Luthranl United Sylod of tle
ilet in Colium.bia yesterday afte
..) 4t,11ormulate phlns for ca1rrying
I tihe instruetion of the Untited
- 11ela1tive to the purichs(e fromli its p
- It owliers of the L1t,heran Ch
Srisitor and the establishment 0t
-, ulition house in Columbia,
a nienibers of the coiilittee aro Rev..
r I,. Seabrook, chairman, Dr. George
- (romer,.secretary, Dr. J. A. B. Sehe.
er, Hlion. D. Frank Efird and Rev.
) The Rev. Mr. Seabrook will go to
Ih day to Charlotte, N. C., to attend
a meeting of the United Synod's Board
A of Missions, of which he is seeretary
- This I's the first- meeting of the board
d since the session of the United Synioje
e al Dallas, and most importait busi.
Y ess will he triansleted. Plans will
y he adpoted and at once pti inl opera.
tion to carry out the will of the Synod
' and establish 41 school in Japan. The
t- proposed plans call for school grounds
;t 1it hildings to cost about twenty.
1i ive thouisand dollars. It is understood
that the school will be revogniized by
th' Japanese government as the equal
.f the Middle schools of the Empire,
aind th same privileges will he con.
tferred upon its graduates as upon.
students froin these schools.
A Park Needed.
One of the things that Newberry
needs n1ow is a1 park and a be-ining
I should be iade to that end. No bet.
it ter place could be selected than on
iceither side of the north fork of Scotts
'ee k eginnin at. the crossinz of the
str-eet leading from Mrs. vebers and
rnintg to the railroad crossing. This
is sirmply a suggestion which we are
throwing out at this time, but of which
VC '-hall have some t hilng moire to say
Newberry Cotton Market.
il.i n u, .. .. . . . . . ...... 8 1-4
Strivt Middlinw, ....... .. 3-8
I UL01 Middling,.... .........81-2
WANTED - Everybody who -wants
their watehes. clocks or any kind of
Jmwelry repaired right at reasonable
price to bring them to T. M. Rod
-es, at next door to The Observer
at WANTED-Position as' overseer on
~ 'a rm. IHave had 15 years exper
ni ience and ean give good references.
ty For hirther information apply at
FOR SALE-30,000 feet of air dried,
one-inch-l plank. Apply to, IB. Mi.
Ivi'd, Silver Street.
LOST-On Main Straeet between
Mont hern depot antI Calhoun, stre'ett,
-one ladies hand bag, containing
0- hbnnh keys, about five dollars and
duhiplicatte bill addressed to Miss
Be'rlha Wadsley, Grlteenwvood, S. C.
Re 'lltr to W. LI. Anaderson anad re
,'eive r'eward. 1
DON'T wait until you need a tonic
-t4ake Shtaw 's Malt and guard
nun'nt nervous c'ollapse. For sa!3
ait the Dispensary.
WE WANT your repairing on Bicy
cles, Guns, etc. Just received 250
New Talking Machine Records.
S Come make your selection. Your
Cromer & McGraw.
THE BEST YET-New drop head
Domestie Sewing machuine oplhy $25
et~ Moseley Bros.
LOnS FOR SALE-Two hundred cords of
pinte wood. T wo miles from the city
1se3 Apply to M. B. Caldwell, Newberry,
WANTED-A superintendent for our
Ginery. An experienced man want.
ce ed. A pply to L. W. Floyd. Manager.
LgWANTED-You1 to see me before you
build and get prices on sash, doors,
.blinds, flooring, eiling, shingles, etc.
- 0. W. LeRoy.
NOTICE-Have your buggies and
earrittges neatly repaired and re
painted by Neely & Morgan, near Mr.
T. C. Pool's stables. All work guar
JUST REOEIVED-A oarload of
Milburn wan'ons. Call and examine
this wagon before buying.
L. R. C. Williams,
till WHEN you wasnt to buy ~ 'ter -or
d.I fairm land or town propert,y see ot
T. E. A lexattder, Rsoal lEtate Ag tt
write me a'nd I will save yoti.:otley.