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S. H. AULL. EDITOR.
Entered at the Postoffice at New
Oery. S. C., as 2nd class matter.
Friday, May 31, 1907.
GRAND K. OF P.-ANDERSON.
It was our plea-sure to attend the
Grand Lodge Knights of Pythias
which met this week inl Anderson.
This is probably the largest order of
any of tle fraf-ernal organizations in
the state and the Girand odge is Coin
posed of m11ore representiat ives than
There are now in South Carolina
175 active subordinate lodges withl a,
membership of about 12,000, and at
each'l alllittal convention (1, the 11n111d
]Ldg there are firom three to four
hu 1dred l,yt hians preselt. The at
tenthainee this year was unusually
IargC as well is representative. The
convention lasted for two days and
was one of tile most harmom,10u1 ua M
enjoyable mieetings that we have ever
had the pleaisure of nftending. The
hospitality (if the people of Anderso.n
and the cOrdiality with wh'Ih tMe rm,
resentatives were received was parti
enllarlY noticeable to those who had
the pleasure of at-tending this eon
Addresses of, welcome were deliver
ed by Mayor McCully. who portray
ed in loqu en t langnae the ialny ad- 1
VaniCes and the growth ad develo
ment of the city of Anderson and at
tile same11C timle assired the visiti.Ng
Kilihts that the keys of the City
Were turned04 over, (to (heml dulring_ thirll
stav. Other addrtessus were made by
Mr. Frak Watkins, ('1ianetllor Coim,
liviadeor of the loval lmld,e. and Mr.
J. K. Htood. repr-esentin. the othker
Tfraternal org-anizations of the city.
.All of tlese :dlesseZ spoke the An
derson seiliniit of hitary WeleonP
anI fraterinal -nrecting.
Grnd' Ch:ncellor ".M. R111111'.e Rkiv
ers respoinddl ini a very happy and
plvasill-i11 m,aniner I,) the welvomi
wlich had beii exetelded.
'T'he (rauld Lod-.e, as statol. wo.
eompi1st If a large body oI, mIei, and
I swipmse as intelligent as any body
that could be gnathered in Solti Car
olinia. They repireseinted all en lini
and professions in the walks of lif.
aind if tlie principles of tlhe order are
lived u) to, they will tend to Imake
better and more intelligent citizens.
Apart froin the rioutinp worl< of the
order, there were two actions tak
en y1 ft'he lod"'(e of some iiportanlce.
Oiii' was tle adoption or' a resolutlion
loohite I I t th a inl' a ilin itnil -d.e
out Ilte shitle a d tli levYill.." of - a
per 'apitn tax with wie'l to carry
oil Ile work. Unlder tile resolutions
G rn i ('h:11-ollmr . l M r. .J. .J. All.
'waini mal .\m. (;. 1K. \Villis, of'
t his wo' rk. wats appo'iintedi.
llTe othetr iltetr tif imporit aiee wa:i
It' adloti:n of mi mdimiiueint to Ite
(Grandi Statite's of' ft' onietr, provid
ing~ f'tr fte est ablishment and mini
to fte tause tof 1PythIianiiismi in thiis
state. The pnblitcat ion of this jour
nal is undtert aken by thle riantd Lotdge
and will lhe providetd for .hy a per
c'apit a tax fromi thet'i meimbers otf thle
suibordiniat e lodge's, so that it may be
platedl in thlit haiids tof i'very Pythl
inn ~in good stoamilinig in his ltical lodge
in this statet. The statuole provides fori
a hittard of Pubiilet'ion i ompinosedl of'
five inembieris whose t erms tof oflice
shiall lbe respectively one, t wo,i thr iee,
tYonr andit five yearis aid thefit first
boardl to lie appoiiited by thle (Grandt
Chaintctlloii and thmerea fter to be t'let't
ed by te Granid Lodge. This nmtve
men t hias thle t'ndorisement of' thle re
Iirii ng (rand chiancellor as well as
the iintoing one~ 21( and was adot pt (el
by~ the lodge' by a vtery i lr'ge mapoity.
Thlle Grianid (Chantcello hoi ias not ytet an
niouiicetd hi appointmiotnt tof this
boardnt. buti will do so withlin tetni d ays.
.1lon. M. L. Simithi. tif (Camde'n, was
elec'tedt ranid (Chaicel'lor amid Mlr. L.
S. Mat tison w'as et'h'eftd Griandit Vice
Chancelltii an d P ro f. .\. (. l~ inmb'rt,
of Spa rt anhnr g,4 iramtt Prielat'. Mr.
Edmuniiid liiteon was t'leted ' Suprme
'Rep)resenitative for thle short term withI
Mr. Geoirge F. von Kolniftz as alt er
nit te. Gem. M. L. 1Roiiham and iIon.
1. A. Morg'an were eleeted Suipremei
Representatives for the longm term
with lion. Geor'ge S. Mower and Mr.
J. A. Sumimei'sett as alternates r'es
'Upon the invitation from the city
council of Aiken the next tirand
~'Lodge will be held in that city.
A delight.ful b)arbecue -dinner was
fur'nished the Gr'and Lodge on Wed
nestday and it was served by Mr.
James Dunhla r. of Nt'wherry.
Antderson is one of' thie livest. and
most. priogr'Iessive ('it its in Sout h Car
olina. The p)opulatiin and buinelss
have increased greatly during the
past year, and it was stated by some
gentlemen that during this year a
new house has been built for every
day in the year.
It has a fine system of electric cars
and there will soon be completed a
line to Belton, which will be extend.
ed to Greenville. A great deal of
work has been done and is,now in pro
gress upon the improvement and wid
ellilg of tle streets. In fact the city
will spend $125,000 ait once upon the
improvement of (lie strcets. Paved
sidewiilks are being extended to the
residelie se(t iol and tlie streets are
bing Inid in vilrified brick. Some of
lie 'sreets 'liave beciln widenied as
nm11eh as tenl feet anld m1oreC, and I was
(old t11ha alreldy1 a.bout. six miles of
street in tihe seelion of (he town
where file property was most valuable
hiad beenl widenled 10 feet, and it had
14 eost tle city onle Cent except to
ave tlie stroels improved.
As this is a subject which has been
agitat in our people here to somle ex
lent witi indifTerent results, we
inontion this to show tle public spir
it which is exhibited in Amderson,
where land is even more valuable
(han1 it is inl Newberry. in the hope
that it may awaken our people to
eirii- own best interest. The fact is,
ineo the streets have been widened
1I4 the owners of (lie property see
he enhanced value of their own pro
rty if it were to 1o over, they
Wo1ld not only live the land. but
Xoiild he willi.n.- (o pay something to
imve tle streets widlened rather than '
ha ve tle nai.rrow streets wilicl they
Evidenaee was also veirY prominent
i thie. elicient work, which is beilng
lone ib ly the Civic Association in An
lerson. The str'vets as I ile were
'le:i and free froii tiasl aInd rubbish
Ild in the public square the park
weseinted ai iieaIt 'iund attractive p
W.11ranCV. Theeier)n wa.-Onis
Ii11141 in.g ar1-oind bilhut inslead heautiful
'lowers aInd plaIts (if -Ireen 1..ra,ZSs and.
'fiint.linls. The imblic spirit which
ias ima"de Alnder1sonl wrow 11nd withiout
whivh no commw.ity can have that i
lovelopmient wlici is po-zsible. is tle
t- spirit 11141 the wolk to4)etIher
id . helti it ('41es to a iyt li l.
hiait is For the ,eneral welfare o1f the
,oMmunlliitY. WNh'len one man starits
inl elier-prise, thle others, instead of
114kIin and talkin.g about its pos
;ible failure, cen to his assistance
Udid help IilD to make it a success,
vud eveiybody has a good wor(d for
We were delighited to see our old
friend, Gen. M. L. Bonhiiam, looking
i well and cheerful after his Ion-1
ickness n111d also t) note tle hibli es
vvilm and1e1adi wiihl he is bill
Y I It peopIl) o If .\Iler's;.
\W' Founal several Newberiians in
Alder'son, am11on." whom11 are. Mr. '1. E.
T\dd, who is i lt f rnituire )II-t busi
ness a Mr. 0. A. \Oi]is, who is
with Mr. Tomd, and MI. W. S. Scott
'I Profit. IL. .\. .\biamis, whoar
ini jt inisin-ance business.
.\hoiiethler the' vi-sl to Andqeirson
was noit onily' pleas:iu, but helpful.
E'. II. A.
The Newvberry IIeraI.41 and Newvs
bingms the statement that'lion. John
G~ary Evans is not a caindidaite for' the
Unitedi States senate to siicceed Lat i
mter, as he is oiit of pol it ies a.nd run
niin.g for no0 ottice.-Edefield1 News.
Th'lis is probably partly tru i andtii
yet thie infori)mation2 did noit (originate
with The Herald andi News. Our re
clllectin is (hat we copied ani item.
stating thie facs as stated4 in this
para'Lgraph,. from 4)ne4 of thle daily pa
pce's, and14 in that f'ar, The 1herald 2and4
News carri'iied (lhe statement referrenc
We do inot know (lie i.ntent.ions of
Mr. E~vanas as to) hiis pol1hit ical fut ure,
and have not seen him for some while.
In adit ion to that, we have not n.
der'takent to discuss the candidates
who may' be in (lie r'ace next year'
foriany f (lie orliees. We suppose it
is Itrue that in this dahy o1f str'eniious
plolit ies (lie candidate, who expects to
bie Succe'('ssfuil,i must b)ein~ his worik at
least a yeari in adva.nce, and it thus
takes abiout I wo years oC pre't ty har id
woriik and g'ood1 generalship to w"in out.
We Ieerst anid that (lie Southler'n
Rlail way has not vet fixed its (tres(Ie
ait thie t'it-off above Old1 Town so as
to driain (lie 1)ond( at. that point. This
1s a1 matter'I of sonme import ance to
he people in that community is it
is thie opinioni of phiyisieians and othi
er's t hat (Ihis ponid has beeni a sour'ce
of much sickness and fever in that
communiity'. It was unde(lrstood that
if (lie citizens would dig the ditch
from (lie railr'oad to the riveir that
'hie Southienn, railroad woulild (do thec
wor'k necessary to car'ry the water
f'roim (te 1ond( uinder' th'eir triacks.
Soon aflte (the(1 meet ig of the coin
wvith te ilt'fns someiC v-''ks hi.co. the
i'nl eni1 I"l'4')'4dedu (4 die thle dhitell
and14 have 4'omiplied wi'th thiri pait oft
Southern Raihvay to do
if it is to be done, it shodt1b d
This matter has been- reported
the grand Jury., a number of tin
and if it isaqt done before, it
likely have consideration by the gri
jury again at the court which is
be held on the-10th. 3
The -South Carolina Public erN
Corporationi will hardly be Able
bluff any of the cities it wishes to
erate in to give it yhVluable franl
es by discontiinuing the 'wAk of s
veying the line until this shall
done. Street railway franchises
worth money to the .people who o
the streets ai(d suc should be gra
ed with caution. There are lots
people who have not believed ti
the South Carolii4a concern woi
ever build a. railroad. The cessati
of work will not serve to convir
these that they have been mistakc
WVe have been very- much of t
same opinion as the Spartanburg i
per. We understand that a repr<
entative of the cor"poraton was
Newberry this week and will be ha,
next week to appear before coune
to secure a franchise from the eit
we presumlie only to pass through,
cou1nciil has already granted a fra
chise for the buildimg of a street c
line in the city. Council should mol
carefully in these mat-ters. If t
road is to be built and any assuran
to that effect can be secured then <
course there could -Ihe no objection I
grantiing the franchise with propi
restrictions. for the road is the thiii
We understand that city conne
amd the olillit tees inl charge of .l
work from the chamber of comnr<
are having- some difimeulty in widelin
Friend street. We are very miue
surprised to hear this, as it woli
enhance tie valuie of tle property C
all those who have property along th
street and make it a very desirab]
Street for residences, especially f'
those who desire to be near the bus
ness portion of the city. Ti fact,
is about the only street that is avai
able for residenc.S nar tle )u1sine';
sectiw., anld by videlin it five C
ten feet on ene'h side. will not onil
make it more desirable, blut will er
hanee very materially the value c
the property along this street an
would pay those who own it to giv
it to the city for the purpose of wii
Jamestown Exposition, Norfolk, V
For the above occasion the Chni
leston and Western Carolina raihra
will sell cheap round trip tickets. Fn
rates, etc.. see ticket a-ent or writ
G. P. A., Augusta, Ga.
UTS. SORES, BURNS
Some Cheap Passenger Rates via
Southern Railway. ...
We Sell to
Columbia, S. C., Junie 8th, 9th an
10th, limit JTune .13th, 1907. Itoun
Atlanta, Ga., .Junie 2nd anid 3rd. L
mii, June 9th, 1907. Round trip $6.0'
D)avidson, N. C., May 25th to 28tl
iinclusive. Limit, May 31st, 190
ltound trtip $5.75.
Knmoxville, TPenn., ,June 23, 24, 2
29, 30, July 61, 7, 14, and 21, 190
Limnit 15 days from (late of sal
llound1( trip $8.55.
~ashington, 1). C., Sept. 21st, 251
'ine1$bsive. Limit, Septemiber* 30t
19t07. Round trip $15.35.
P'hiladelphia, Pa., July 11th t o 141
inclu.sive. jimnit, July 23rd, 190
Houbilnd t rip $19.60.
Columbia, S. C., May 30th to Jmii
5thI, inclusive. Limit, June 7thI, 1 I0
Ho'und trmip $2.00.
Asheville, N. C., .June 5thI to it
inclusiv'e. Limnit. .June 26ithI, I19(
Hound triip $4.55.
R ichmondl, Va. EMay 26ith to JIu
2ndl, 1907. Limit Junte 11th, 1907,
less extended. R.4iundh t rip $8.30.
Nashville, Tenn., Junme 9, 110,
17, 18, 19, July 6, 7, 8, 1907. Lim
1.5 days. Rou.nd trip .$14.40.
Asheville, N. C., June 20, 27 ai
28th, 1907. Limit .July 10th, 19(
Round trip $4,55.
Wilm,ington, N. C., June 1.3, 14, ai
15th, 1907. Limit, July 1st, 19(
Round trip $7.25.
I~n addition to the above our usu
"-W~eek End' I ieket s, also Our '' Sm
mer Excursion'' tickets will be) -
sale from .June 1st, 1907, with I
usual limit, etc.
Write or call ,in us forn furt heri
fromi No ici.rry, C.
.1. 11. Stiel Agen.
to Fresh Film. Hand Camer'as.
Ies, Film for 14Io. a Brownie or Bus
Id ter Brown 2o cts. spool.
to Film for 3, x 3/ Cumeras
30 Cts. spool.
,ice Film for 5 x 4 Cameras 90C. spool.
to ,Learn about the "Ansco Vidil
Is See the No. 2 Buster Brown
SA LTE R'S
14 Art and Variety Store
"" Opposite Salter's Studio.
-. No. 6994
Of the condition of Tihe People's National
Bank, at Prosperity, in the State of
South Carolina, at the close of busi
inl ness, May 20th, 1907.
i Loans and discounts ......$103,742.02
Overdrafts, secured and unse
cured. .............................. 9,219.89
q U. S. Bonds to secure circulat'n 6,250 00
i- Premiums on U S Bonds...... 437.50
,I Banking house, furniture and
.e fixtures- 3,429 09
Due from National Banks (not
l reserve agents).......... x,o67.99
,e Due from State Banks and
Bankers. ............. ............ 1,239.43
Due from approved reserve
agen ts ........ ...---.--------------- 5,092.46
Ch#eks and other cash items.. 1,183.72
Fractional paper currency,
nickels and cents........ ...... 292.57
L,AWFUL, MONEY RE-stRvE IN
il Specie. ..................$4,746 oo
L2gal-tendernotes... 7,381.oo- 12,127.00
Redemption find with U. S.
Treasurer 5 per cent. of cir
41 TOTAT ............ ..$144,394.17
Capital stock paid in. .......... $25,000.00
Surplus fund...................... 2,5co.oo
e Undivided profits, less ex
'I penses and taxes paid ...... 4,228.23
Sational Bank notes out
Due to other National Banks 2,797.02
Due to Trust Companies and
Savings Baiks .......... 168.48
Dividends unpaid................ . 41.00
Individual deposiis subject to
check ................... 98,40944
-, Bills payable, including cer
tificates of deposit for mo
ney borrowed-...- ........... 5,o:o.co
e OT AT , ....................... $144,394-17
STATE OF SOUTH CAROT,INA,
COUNTY OF NEwBERRv, ss: j
I, W. W-."' Wheeler, Cashier of the
above-named bank, do solemnly swear
that the above statement is true to the
best of my knowledge and belief.
V . W. VHEEIJER, Cashier.
1. Subscribed and sworn to before nie
this 28th day -f May, 19P7.
T A. DOMINICK,
Correct - Attest:
G. W. Bowers,
Wm A Moseley,
J. P. Bowers,
TO DRAW JURY.
Nol ice is hereby given that we, the
undl(ersignled, will on tihe 7th day of
-June, 1907, at 9 o'clock a. m. ini the
office of the clerk of court for Newv
berry county, S. C., openly and pub
-licly draw the names of thirty-six
men who are to serve *as petit jurors
(at the court of Common Pleas for
dsaid county and state, which will
convene on~ the 24th day of June
S1907, and continue for one week.
- Jno. L. Epps,
7.Wmn. W., Cromer,
-- J.no. C. Goggans,
-Jury Commisioners for Newberry
County, S. C.
-May 27, 1907.
hi, IELECTION LITTLE MOUNTAIN
h, SOHOOL DISTRICT NO. 30.
In consideration of a petition suf
hi fieiently signed by the electors and
7. free helders of school district num
ber 30, of Newberry, S. C., asking for
Ie all election to establish a High School
7. in accor'danice with an Act of the leg
hi, An election is hlereby ordered to be
7. held in thle townl of Little Mountain,
S. C., Tuesday, June 18, 1907, begin
ie ning at 8 A. M. and closing at 4 P.
-M., and conducted by tile trustees of
s'aid district. Electors favoring thle
1, proposition wvill vote ''For High
t, School,'' those opposing , ''Against
High School.'' Registration certifi
d( eate and tax receipt are required
7. to vote in this election.
J. S. Wheeler,
d( 5. J. Derrick,
~7. E. 0. 'Counts,
County Board of Education.
al ___ -
n- ELEOTION ASMSTANT STREET
lie City council will, on' Wednesday,
June 5th, 1907, 'at 8 o'clock, p. in.,
Il- elect an alssistn street overseer.
Applications may he filed with the
Iy clerk and treasurer at .any ime up
to 0 p. mT., on June 5th.
/ Eugene S. Werts,
Clerk and Treasurer.
On 6th June I
senting the AmE
set Co. of Detrol
be at our, pla(
pleasure in sh<
line of Corsets n
We cordially ih
ed to make it a r
and see what ca
All styles, all s
rials, all prices.
Will make to o
desired, and will
fort and satisfac
Do not miss th
add to your wai
which fits. You
to buy, but we w
full line of hancls
Come June 6tU
rhe Commercial Ban
A GOOD SIGN FOR ANY E
It stands for thrift, building up
"strikes" and the best friend in
account should be owned by ev
Banks pay salaries to employ
capital. So jump in and put yc
Because this Bank stands for mi
For furth~er particulars ask THE
OUR DEPOSITs HAV,
May 23, 1905. DrntMaj
Loans $260,528.75 $
Four per cent. paid in
JNO. M. KINARD, Pres.
J. Y. McF.
Read well, for it is certain]
about the bargains I am offe
For ten days I invite yoi
Hand Bags and Purses, y
Hand Bags and purses, y
Hand Bags and Purses, y
Hand Bags and Purses, w
Vir. Perry, repre
rican Lady Cor
t, Michigan, will
:e and will take
:wing the finest
iade in America.
vite all interest
)oint to come in
n be done in the
hapes, all mate
rder any Corset
is opportunity to
-drobe a Corset
will not be urged
ant you to see a
k of Newberry, S. C.
ANNER IS THE $ SIGN.
>f reputation, independence of
Lime of need. That's why a
~ry mortal in tIyis broad land.
es to keep track of a working
ur $$$ in the winning pile.
itual benefit. See the chance?
0. B. MAYER, V. Pres.
y to your advantage to know
to examine the bargains I
orth $1.00 and $1.25, at 59c.
orth $1.50 and $1.75, at 98c.
rorth $2.00, at $1.29.
rth $2.50 and $3. 00, at $1.39.