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E. H1. AULL, EDITOR.
Entered at the Postoffice at New
berrv. S. C., as 2nd class matter.
Friday, January 18, 1907.
Columnbia, Jan. 17.--The second
week of' the legislatui mossion 'i*
drawing to a close.
The first part of the week was oc
Cupied witi tihe inauguration cere
monies and making ready for them.
Thle inatuntral ol' Gov. Anisel is
printed. It is a1 positive deliver
altee n his Ilsit ion on tlie ldispensary
alnd was well received by (lie large
crowd who filled he liall of the 1iuse
off Hiepreseitaives. lie tuclies on
other limiters whicl are imlely,
* * *
Tie olitgoing of olle adiniistratioln
an1d file incoinlig of, another is i sad
as well as pleasant occ(.Isiol. Gov.
Heyward retires to private life with
the well done of' his felow vilizens
yet in a selise le drops Crom lie pub
lie .1ze while Gov. Ansel steps into
the lime llit "T Kilnl. s 11dvad;
Lmng live the Kinl.'' Si1ehl is polilical
Iii i I'v.A hei
(Iov. Ans"el has1. apoinlted Albpert
Nance as the -oveni'lor's iivssenger1.
Newherrv -ets anlother Crumb
fro l ie i t' i a ble.
Tlle holst. Yvsterthlav issed ilile sell
ate iresliitiol For alth1tier investi-a
lion 411f the dispensav hill the comlimil
lve is t) report witllili Iell dtays.
The partinl. ilinr to be looked
nito at lhis tiie is ite t oveistovk
claiied to be at lie tatv displensary.
It is silid hiai (he(_re are :15 ea.r 1lads
(of whiskeY now at tile state dispen
sary and thlt all the warerooms are
lill111 all there is no plave to slore
this. aid Ilerel'ore demllrro1ve i I)e
u paid on tIlese ears at (Ile rite ot'
0onie dollar. per 1 day per ear. The law
allows $d00.000 worthI of stoik to le
earried, am t ihere is now on hand
lieally on4e million. C(IlniInlissioleir
atut saVs (Ilis ovver s i p1pY was
bolllit over Iiis protest. The boaid
has said nothing. It would appear
from this (ihat there was not entire
harmony bet weenl tihe board and the
eommissionler. Illit we will lear from
the eomniittee in a few days.
* * *
The hill ()I the anti-dispensary folk
providinl.- for tle abolition of the
state instituition aid tIlie sale )v colil
ties will be ilunItied todayvI. It was
<liawn bv Mr. .las. P. orey 'tf Pick
VMns and ii is ni11t (e1nmhe rqsm)114:. nid w ill
io I loiht -1:i11d thi tt. It will pass
the bIn'e ilnd I hieve the eniate
thoneht itt wi rbbybecoeIn
Th I w iIpInI-ary pr ifI ieni i$n -Ill a.1
Richan1ls. 11 pr~~ode itor the ab 'li
Itini otf te sItte hnann1iiand for an
he4 ti2-ht may lo be \expect n ini
dt n ui'tnt il this is IIver.
eneri'tss4ed for' ithe \ Iwe binses alreadyl~
thlis se'ilin. u'elailli' toai lli sort4 ot
lawvs, buit inne~ haive ben.'i pasisedh by
thle hn oe vet.
TI le nilelibeis seeim t a ae it in for
the r'ailr'oads juing'2it by thle number
oft nwasurew proposedM'4 aftfeeting these
corpor4'iat ions. Some ot' ta propose54
1to rednee)'4 passenger t:are to 2 1-2 rents
per mile and44 there is oine to4 require
ain hiur late ariing'ii~ at (lest iation
Ainumlier ot 14IirOosit I4ing are' up to
.rt'peal1 the lieu law mt aiu hle sent inent.
seemiis pretty sItroni' iin favor of re
Juding~ii from thle bi Is j intoduced 4
the Ieleney seems)1 to bie t owards
lairge approI'.priat ionsi in all diepart
meints. $101,000( fort ai statue( to Cal
14()44 in statua14ry hall at. Wash ington:
$10,000 more 1(o the $20,000 of last
session)4 for ani e xhiblit at Jamnestowni
for thle purpose05 (if ereet ing a biljd
ing: $10,000 more for' the immigrationi
depairtmienit; large increase for WVin
throp to erect a training school ; an
increase for the building of high
schools; $30,000 for bieautifying the
state house groulnds andit so on without
end. how, many of these54 will get
thlroughi is another prlopositionl, but
it shows the tenldencey. One ot.her
$450,000) for confederate pensions,
just ou 1ble last year.
I have about made op my mind to
vote against. all appropriat ions ex
cepl, thlose absolutely ieCe-sSary. It
stikiies im 11t1 laxes ar-e aboult hIigh
enloluglh already, inl fact jist a littlo
too hilgh for. mile.
The following letter was addressed
to Gov. Ansel and (the appointments
have been made:
11iss Excellency Martin F. Ansel,
Governor of South Carolina:
The following named persons hav
ing received the nomination of the
Democratic party at the primary
lection, in August 1900, in the Coun
ty of Newberry, for the office opposite
the name of each, we hereby recom
nen that they do be comm) ilissioned for
[Iho terml of two yars.
Auditor--W. W. Cromer, Newber
'y, S. C.
Treasrer,. L. Epps, Newberry,
Sub-spervisors-T j. .Wilson and
.11. Vendt, Newberry, S. C.
Townships .1. and 8-Cannon Gary
Ilease, Newherry, S. C.
Township 2--S. S. Cunningham,
qewberry, S. C.
Trownshiip 3---John Henderson,
allirs, it. F. ).
Township 4--Z. 13. Wright, whit-k
nirev, S. C.
Township 5-W-'. C. Slighi, Jalapa,
T'Inishii1) ,*----T. W. Hendrix, New
>w r , S. C., 1?. F. 1).
Trownsiip 7 iv. iiopp, Old
f,own, S. C.t
Township 9-11. 1. Hair, Prosper
t y, S. C.
Ti,ownship 10--P. B. Ellesor, Po
nar1in, S. (., l. F. 1.
Township --. 1. SueIr, Wal
oi. S. C.
\Vv also recomltCi hat Noah Bo
land be nlppointed lagistrate at Lit
le 'Almuntainl inl saidl (ounltv.i
Cole L. Ilae
enatoi )ewol.ly County.
C. T. W\Yehe,
E. 11. A1l.
lepresentaives Newherrl'y County.
Quite a ilinbe.r of Newherry peo
ple have been here dm-itnig tle week.
Next week ho(h hlouses will get
(down to hard work and the fate of
tle dispensary will be made known.
Gov. Ansel with his family occupied
the mansion last night . Gov. Heyward
moved to his new home in the city
several days ago.
E. I. A.
THE NEWS OF PROSPERITY.
Knights of Pythias Banquet-The
Show Friday Evening Was a
iropeiitv .hfin. 17.--'Ni 's, Im cile
\clr, fN wherry. is viiin li,ss
D r. itt le.iihn,t of1 Ple?(t, lhas bleen
in a visit to trietils in the city.
M r. I . 8. Sclhumper~w t, (2of~2 ClumbhliaI
day evnig Alwayms chItd to' see yout
.\iimng the vIiior to ourp city and
thle hiamluet on Tuesday nti2ht was
'tie of1 Newheiiv's pom)im-i(t adl pro
Lresstve cit i.ens, 22ne whoi it woubtl I~
have beent a pleasurei tor (crt ain vros
ti hiave laid violent haloti .n (2n a
certaini December' ni-.hit, 1905. It was a
pleasure to have Kxnuiht J1. .\ . Black
weIler with uims thlis time wheni thle re
was n. b)lood, oin the mioon.
M rs. M. O.J. Krepcs wVill leave for
Auimzust a Friiday to spend(1( a coupiile~ of
weelks w"ithi her son.
.\ T. Maye2r has rttturned from (Co
huinhia ho2ispital and 51pent a shiort
timet iin townVi.
hliev. j. S. ('aldwell wa.s (dalled to the
bedl'ide of his sister int1 Georgi, who
is repoted~ to lie serViouisly sick.
IHey. . 1). PhItilips, of N ewherrv.
in.stalled the Hev. I. S. (Cabllwel in thie
A. H. P'. (chirchd last Suniday. Thme
eliarige to the past or anid people was
he finest 22ne( it was ever the pleas
urle oft youri c~orrespotndentl ti hear.
M'Iiss Lucy Lake, of Pomaria, is v'is
it inti Miss P'et )oinicik t his week.
.Mr. 0. IC. Hawkins and( sister, Mrs.
Brown, have mnoved ito Ithe late
residen2tce oft Capt. HI. S. BIozer, and(
is no(w a full fledged citizen of our
w~ith us Mr1t. Hlawkinis.
Mr. .Joe BI. Hlartmnan has moved in
to the house recently vacatedl by Mr.
D. J. Taylor. Here's our hand. Joe.
and a welcome is hereby extended to
you and may your stay be long,
pleasanit and profitable.
Mrs. Kennet Baker, of Greenwood,
was called to the biedside of' her fath
er, Mr. S. C. Barre, who is quite
sick, having suffered a stroke of para
lysis on Satui'day of last week. We
are infoirmed thlat his improvement ir:
verny low."* Mr. Barre has not b)een
in good hiealLla sinnce he was thrownt
fi0m the ig'gy an11WWd SOiously hurt .in
thle summliler of 1005.
iss d. ' La.ngord, of Swansen,
caeti up ti se.- the holio folks on Sil -
r. WV. A. Iartinitip,,of Atlanta, is
visiting his pntolis this week.
The Sorosis will be socihIly onter
tained by miss Erin Kohi on Friday
evening with, burlesque ebiartures and
Mrs. Mary Rawl, of Lexington has
m11oved to our town and will make
her home with Mrs. J. A. Simpson.
Mrs. J. Q. Werts, of 'China Grove,
tN. C., stopped over for a day oin her
Way home with her niece, Mrs. J. A.
Mrs. R. T. Pturh and the elildien
aave returned from their visit to
%Irs. Pugh's parenlits in Georgia.
Capt. If.'S. Boozer was in town 4)n
Wednesday. It secms (hat lie mu11st be
me of us yet.
Mr. A. 11. Kohn, Jr., of Coluina,
s spending a few days at home and at
The feauture of this week 's en
oyment,it. was the Knights of Pythias
)1<1(1e(, held in tile city hall under
lie uspices of the Sorosis on Tuesday
'eenig 1January 15, at 8 )lok.
'Ye Knights and fair ladies all" be
,anl to arriVe and were reeceinved hV a
'0111littee of tle sorosis, consistinlg
d, oifiers of, the same lent mllorn-e
nlell( to tihe ttrae(ively decmrated
mil. Festoons of red and white were
ie society colors made gay the walls
mnd formed a booth, and fruit I'rappe
Vas served by Aliss Russell and
4iss Moseley. The eolors of the (r
leri were used in tihe table decorations
mlld daily pilce ards bealring the
nienul and olleers' names made an11 41(1
-eptable souvenir of ai occasion that
Vill ling-er inl Ohe Kni.-ht 'S milds dNIr
n1.- all their <(110sts this year until inl
Ilnet lie Oecasioli repeats itself. Thre
10ur11se sUPPelr consisting of creaied
yslAer's and aceessories, ham, turkey,
'hiken salad., dressin, pickles, coffee
Ind pound, 'ocoaliut an(I cli(colate
'ake. Fruits were served to seventy
Ive pers so. eliTit-fivEATOIN. .6..
wiv w rsons. The lIw; feature o' tile
Wen'ut' enter-tainmnn% wVas the t
oan nd hal weanyit thet best.
he r.la-r )f tle (Iocasio V.
tra" - H1-. int fl. d !,-- 1. '.n1:n1eellmr
1 n111 . V' A. 1. Kolin. ''..- f:r-.
peake-r w ., " 0 0 un'er, tho.
'irst C. of the lodge. Dr. In. to'
'esponded to the toast, The Knig-Its
if ' the brigh+te.. sta- it- the
naaxy of the fraternals. 'His talk
xas short, humorous and hll)py, and
:old the joy., of the tyro in joining a
ecret order. The toast, "Our Sister
'was responded to by Rev. 11.
1. Whittaker in his usually enjoyable
t'yle, his remarks bein.- peeuliarly
4njoyed IV tile ymllung ladit's preeCnt.
r. E. N. Kihler responldled to thle
onst. "Prosperity and Pro ss a 1141
low to Obtain them.'' Ii- remarks
vere p)ertinel and111 1 t.'ll f nl1 ab 1und
nu- with many11~ Lgood po4ints and wais
nutehi enijioy'ed by th voier pr4 il 1iesent.
\r 'J. A. BILla celer'I, Li prominent101
niembert'i of Newher'r' L..e,M reCIponid
'd to the toast. '" Our Ordelr anud Our'
Kodge. '' i s sp)eech waIs rem1iniseen.
'ecalljig very grapically' thle time on
1 co(ld Dtecembnhighl..t (If 1 'oSli he e.
A large St
Nails and Ba
Let us St
The Place to buy your I
Buster Brown !
E. L BALC
a catrivanii of tyros aeross the hot
pands of the desert. \Vhat desert
Ilhey did not tell, n0r wiat the caiels
were loade(l, save witi tle till unort tI
ate tyros (n tihe lbifilitons IIdge
--ont. The thanks of the lodge was
-tendered to all, who had lielped. to
make lie evening eijoyable and the
Sorosis in particular for their efforts
in the interest of the order and the
delightful entertainment. Thus an
other Very pleasant occasion h'a- boen
placed oti inemory's shelf, and all are
lookig forward to the return of the
next banquet season.
We were glad to see Mrs. Calmes on
the streets again. Site has beeti con
fined to her room with an attack of
Miss Margaret Leckie will go to
Chester today to be preseitt at the re
ception of her cousin, Miss Spratt, of
Alabama, who will be married and
will visit South Carolina. She will as
sist in the reception Tliursday even
Mrs. Morris will hear her classes in
And it is Gov. Ansel now and J.
Fraser Lyoi is Attorney General.
Truly the world do move.
"The Flower of the Family'' Fri
day eveling Was a phenomenall sue
cme, as attest(ed by a large entilusinas
fie, appreciti(ive audience. As Ab
ner Howland, bachelor, Mr. J. 1).
Quit tI lehm Int gracefully presided over
tihie H1otse of Howland through siu
shine and shadow. Miss Erin Kohn
as tile widow of the late Gordon How
land, acted her part with dignity
itrouih many trying circumstances.
Mrs. C. M. Har1mon, as a household
pet, made a (lelightlfful iique and
char'ing young lady. Miss Eva Les
ter, as liss Alice Tlowland, did her
part in a bewitcting and attractive
way. Mr. George Harmon, as Tom
Howland, made it dapper lover equal
to all occisionls with his reparte and
spontaniously. Mr. Buslinell Bowers
as Specer Spofford, acted well the
part of the fop and (lany, producing
much haghter by his repetitions and
conmusions. Mr. Oscar Simpson as
much to the play. As Policy New
combe, MIr. George Brown made file
humorous hit of the evening. Peal
after peal of merriment greeted his
every appearance aid utterance.
Established His Identity.
In a Kentucky court room a pro
minent lawyer of that state was de
fending a prisoner charged witli
horse-stealing, and a witness was
-swearing as to the identity of the
How (o You know this is the same
horse ?'' asked the lawyer.
"vhy, I just know it is,'' sai(l the
Welt, io ?'' again asked the man
"I cant I te.I -xac Ity how ; bit I
knowv it is as w'ell as T kinow that
'Well, hiow~ do vou knowv that [
ama enier'al HI-?'' .
1"hecatuse just be fore dinner I
let's go and take a drink,' and you
so Plenty of
-Iardware and Groceries
H IS SPACE
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Close connections made at J
Through Pullman Sleeping C
Round Trip winter tourist exc
sorts now on sale.
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Agt. Laurens, S. C.
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