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The Movements of Many People
Newberrians and Those Who
31r. and 3ir-. Fair Buford spent a
fe:, d:ay- in ('Coh unbia his week.
Ccl. . "..1. Purlt"li and, Mr t. .L io. M.
ina rdl wa ;To !coiluni.jia y esterday.
1 r. . o. S. Wiatts. of S1igh's, was
in Newberrv on business yesterday.
Mr. 1. M. .Smith. of Kinai s, was
in town on business Thursday.
Mr. A. S. Osborn.e. former division
chief constable of Sparta.nburg, was
in town yesterday.
Fred H. Dominick. Esq., was in Co
lumbia this week on legal business.
Dr. J. Ss Wheeler. of Prosperity,
was here on business Wednesday.
, !rief .and Mrs. Jno. -C. Adams
were called to Columbia Tuesday by
the severe illness of their grand-child,
the baby of Mr. Henry Adams.
Mr. L. C. Speers returned on Wed
nesday to New York City.
Mr. Wm. H. Hunter left on Wed
nesday .for New York, whzre he will
enter a hospital for treatment. His
many friends hope that he will re
turn to Newberry restored to his usu
Mr. Jacob A. Rauch. a graduate of
Newberry college, was in town Wed
nesday. Mr. Rauch formerly engag
ed in teaching but at present he is
devoting himself to farming.
Eugene W. Able. Esq.. a promin
ent attorney of Saluda, was in New
berry Wedn, 'ay afternoon for a
Mr. S. T. Crawford is in Washing
ton. D. C., at the St. James hotel.
Nessrs. A. T. Brown and G. M. B.
Eptin' have returned from St. Louis
and other stock markets, where they
have been purchasing horses and
R. H. Welch. Esq.. a lading law
yer of Columbia, was in Newberry
this week on business.
uMr. and Mrs. A'd-am Feagle, of
Peak, were in town this week on a
visit to relatives.
Dr. Geo. Y. Hunter. of Prosperity
was -in Newberry Tuesday.
The Home Mission and Parsonag:
Aid society will meet Monday after
noon in e.drch parlor at 3.30 o'clock.
All lady members of the church and
society are requiested to be present,
R. B. Lee's Birthday.
The 100th anniversary of the
birthday of Gen. Robt. E. Lee wii]
* be celebrated undeh the auspices ol
the Daughters of the Conifederacy
in t.he Newberry opera house on Mon
day at 12 o'clock, with th~e following
-Hvrnn: "How firm a foundation. '
Address by Dr. A. J. Bowers.
* Song: "The Sunny South.''
Bestowal. of crosses -of honor.
Hvmn: "For all the saints who
* from their labors rest.''
List of erosses of honor to be be
stowed. January 20th '(the 19th being
onl Sunday), 1908. by the~ Drayton
Rutherford Chapter at Newberry
M. E. Coleman. J. S. Derrick, John
A. Enlow. D. L. Epting. M. D. Har
mon, W. J. Holloway, William Koon,
J. B. -Lathan.
fl'here are also three crosses on
hand that will be given to the oldes!
lineal descendants or widows of
George B. Boozer. G. M. Monts,
According to Rule V, Section 3,
the albove three crosses can only be
given as "keepsakes''; under no
conditions can they. be worn. Under
Rule. L. Seetion 2. the ol'dest living
lin'eal descendant or widow must
prove their identity. These crosses
will be retuirned also after January
20th unless bestowed on that day.
The following is the list .applied
*for and are expected for the 20th:
J. H. Dennis, Perry Halfaere, Adam
Kibler, D. W. Kinard, P. B. Lever,
H. M. Mayer; E. H. Pugh, Moorman
Ruff, J. A. Sligh, J. W. Smith.
Lee's Birthday Exercises.
The veterans of the city and coun
ty, together with the public generally,
are cordially invited to be present at
the exercises in honor of Gen. Rob
ert E. Lee. at city opera house, Jan
nary 20th, 1908, at 12 o'clock.
Mrs. James A. Burton,
Pres. U. D. C.
Installation of Officers.
On Tuesday night last the newly
elected officens of the Poeahondtas
lodge of the I. 0. R. M., were in
stalled at the hall of the ord'er, By
I. 0. Burton, D. D. Great Sachem.
The officers initiatedl into ,their, of
Mrs. Lillie Mann, Proph'etess.
,Mrs. M. E. HaIfaere, Pocahontas.
Mrs. Cumiins Bouknight, Wino
B. 0. Epting, Powhiattani.
0. Klettner, K. of R.
Mrs. Lula A. Guin, K. of W.
Civic Association Secures Mr. Berck
man to Look Over New and Oid
Court Housese and Union.
SThe ('ivie A.sociaiion has employed
a iidscape ,ardener who will come
i the city in a few days for the pur
pose of looking over the grounds
around the new court house, the old
court house. and the union station,
a:1d giving suggestions as' to the
fist steps towards their improvement.
Any individuals who would like to
consult with Mr. Berekmans, the
iland.,cape gardener. while he is here,
may ommuieate with Mrs. L. W.
Flov. who will make en-agements for
them with him.
Very courteous letters have been
received from the officials of both
railroads and they have , signified
their entire willingness to cooperate
with the association in any plans the
ladies may sugest.
THE NATIONAL BANK.
Directors and Officers Chosen for
the Ensuing Year-A Suc
At a meeting of 'the stockholders
of the National bank, the following
directors were re-elected for the en
suinz year: M. A. Carlisle, T. B.
Ca listle. J. A, Blackwelder, B. C.
Matthews. H. C. Moseley. Robert
Norris. S. B. Aull. Joseph H. Hunter.
At the meeting of the directors the
followine officers were re-elected:
President-iM. A. Carlisle.
Ca shier-,Jos. H. Hunter.
Assistant Cashier-R. L. Tarrant.
Bookkeepet- H. T. Cannon.
Collector--T. K. Johnstone.
Owing to good business manage
ment and ability the bank has ex
perienced one of the most successful
years in ite history.
Woman's Home Mission Society.
There will be a meeting of the
Woman's Home Mission -Society of
Central church at the residence of
Mrs. J. W. Wise. Friday afternoon
at 3.30 o'clock.
Mr. J~. H. Williams, who is magis
trate in No.- 7 tow.nship. has moved his
place of residence from the home of
Mr. W. H. Sanders to that of Mr.
Press N. Boozer. Parties desiring the
services of this officer will remember
this when looking him up.
Mr. Alill's Measu.re.
The following is taken from an ar
tiele in the Columbia State of Wed
nesday forecasting what the present
session of the general assembly will
Col. E. H. Aull will push his rural
police bill. This will require some
amending, but will be submitted ear
lv in the session. With the coopera
tion of Mr. J. Wright Nash he has
prepared a bill to provide for a police
commissioner for each county to ap
point as many rural police as neces
sary to serve magistrates' papers.
These police m'ay be cal'ed upon by
an'v maaistrate in the county and are
to be paid salaries in lieu of- consta
Col. Aall will also introduce a pro
hibition bill. He has a bill to put a
lovy of one mill for the support of
Confederate pensioners and each
county is to pay its own pensioners,
the classification of pensions to re
main as at present.
Dra:c1ft Evitherford Chapter.
'The members of the Drayton Ruth
erford chapter. U. D. C., are re
quested to meet at the Corner Drug
Store fifteen minutes before the ex
erises begin at the opera house on
Please 'be prompt at fifteen min*u
tes before 12 o'clock.
-Mrs. Geo. John'stone,
Appeal Not Heard.
In Tuesday's issue we mentioneu
the case of Harmon vs. Cook as one
of the appeals from this county to
Ibe heard 'by the supreme court. The
appeal was not heard, however, an
agreement of settlement having been
effeced by the parties to the cause.
NOTICE OF FINAL SETTL'PMPT
I will make a final settlement in
the estate of W. H. Harris, deaeased,
in the probate court for Newberry
county on Thursday, Fdbrary 20,
1908, at 11 o'clock in the forenoon,
and will immediately thereafter ap
ply to the said court for letters dis
missory. AIR persons inleibted to
said estate will make payment on or
befo re said date and all persons
lhaving claims against said estate will
present them duly attested.
Annie R. Har'ris,
FIRE IN PROSPERITY.
L. R. P. Parsonage Destroyed Yester
day Morning-Little Insurance
On Property Destroyed.
Pr4d)::1\rit.v. Jan. 1(i.--This morning
ihout tWo t,'clock the Eown was
iroused by the continrued blowing of
.ho whi=tle at the oil mill. The peo
)le felt that sometliin,u was wrong
ind it was soon learne 1 that there was
Fire. The A. R. P. parsonage was on
ire. The Rev. 1. S. and Mrs. Cald
vell were aroused by- the roaring of
:he flames. They .bar:ly escaped from
:he burning 'building with theiE lives.
lot 1yeinc able to save anv of their
iousehold goods. The church had in
urance on 'the parsonage of $1.000.
1ir. Caldwell's loss was entire. not
iavin" any insurance.
~Loss on building $1500: insurance.
-Mr. Caldwell's loss is at least $1.
It is- supposed that. the fire start
d from a defective flue in'the stove
We won*der when our town *ill
earn a lesson. The time will come
;me day and it may be quite expen
,ive. Lat us have fire fighting'appaia
us. arrd have it soon.
GATHERING FOR MEN.
Metliodist Men Invited to Attend
Sociz. Meeting at Central M.
At Central Methedist church there
ill be held a sociable oa Wednesday
Ligh-t, January 22.. for men only.._ It
will consist of an informal gathering
in the auditorium of the church with
w't.h music and brief talk,-followed
by an oyster supper ani. a social hour
in parlors of the church.
C-ards will be sent out by mail to
mem.Pi-rs of the church and of Meth
odisf families. Also there will be
eards on deposit at the drug store of
Dr. Mayes, which can be had for the
This will be purely a social affair;
no collection, no eharge.
The hour marked is 7:30, Wedne
day. January 22.
Constable WMiams' Work.
The reports of Mr.i T. G. Williams,
the county constable apopinited by
Governor Ainsel to enforce ...the -dis
pensary law in Newberrys cototy,
show..that this officer has beenrmery
active in discharging the -dutiles of
his position. Mr. Williams': went to
work on the 11th d*r of* last April,
and the suimmary of his work ishown
below embraces the period from the
iay menitioned to the last day of De
During that time Mr. Williams
seized 102 3-4 gallons of contraband
liquors which were destroyed as re
guired by the, law. duly one suit was
brought against him for return of
bhat suit was won by him before a
In the Miayor's court at Newber
ry, 'Mr. Williams has conivicted three
:efend'ants, one of these being con
vited on two charges. The fiines
aid amounted to $125..
One prisomer was convicted before
he intendant of Prosperity, and paid
fine of $10.
In Magzistra.te Blease 's cour,t three
efendants were conrvicted of offen-.
es growing out of the handling of
iquors, one of these o.n two charges.
[he county got a fine of $5 from one,
nd from the others ninety days of
work on the chaingang.
In the eireuit court one defendant
was acquitted, and seven convicted.
rhese seven were fined a total sum
f $850 or to serve a total of thirty
nontbis. Fines tio the amount of
200 were paid, three prisoners. plae
aon the chaingang for three months
~ah. The defendants who were eon
vited have appealed to the supreme
Constable Williams has on hand at
present three cases for trial at the
ext term of the.eircuit court brought
ver from last year.
Mr. Williams 'thinks that there has
been a great improvement in the en
forcement and obeying of the law in
the past few months. Not near so
much whiskey was shipped in during
the holiday season as he expected
:here would be.
-Charged With Larceny.
Arthur Thompson, a young white
ran who formerly resided in New
berry, is said to be wantad at Ware
Shoas on a charge of larceny, it be
n claimed that he stole a gun and
~ifty dollars from some person there.
A request from the a'uthoritiss was
ade upon Sheriff Buford to arrest
Phompson. it being thought that he
aad come to Newiberry, where a num
ber of his relatives live. Sheriff Bu
bed' has att.en!pted 'to loeate the
young man but so far his efforts have
uome to naughM
Mr. Aiken Introduces Bill Prescrib- S
ing Method by Which Routes
May be Changed or Discon
( .i.- n Wvatt Aiken has in- p
aral -etl t.1w i .lowing bill i the a
na=olnl b n.e <.t r"e;re-enatives. ti
whicl ia he-:n refe-rred to ile eom- Si
mittee on pot offiee and post-roads: b
B., it aacte;d hv the Senate and f'
Hon.e of Repre=entatives of the Unit- t<
ed State of Ametiea in Coagress as- n
. 2mble:. That on and after the pas- d
ra"e +,f tli. Act the discontinuance t,
or alt::r"atiun of any rural route m'ust it
be wi the nyr.val of the repres- a
entative in e.:1 re.as from the district
in which said route is lo'ea,ed. unless a
twelve me:iths' notice.. in .writiig. is "J
given s'aid representative- and the d
p)stma ter"-genenral is hereby directed I
to shorten or lengthen existing routes. d
so as to equalize the' work of carriers I fi
as much a. possible, such changes, f1
when all facts -are obtained relative
thereto. to be submitted ti the rep- v
resentative as hereinbefore provided. L
The Gymnasium. t
The efforts of Mr: H. T. Renwick, 3
and those ass.ociated wIth him, to
fffect the establishment of a gym- t
na-ium for the younr men of New- E
be:r. seem to b" meeting with mach
success. Already albout fifty young ti
men have enlist ed in the movement,
and many oth"_rs are considering the b
matter of their joining.
The purpc,e. as di'cussed among t
some of the members, is to organize 1
an as_,cciation, and to secure a de
si:abie place where a bowling alley,
a thorough gymnasium establish- t
men . shower bath, reading rooms.
etc., can be put in. This seems to us I
to be a worthy enterprise. one that t
should find favor with almost every
young man ia town. It will be a
place of pleasure for the young men
to spend their win-tr evenings, and
long summer afternoons, and at the t
same time will afford those who are
confined to the work of the school- I
room. offices and stores excellent op
16rtunities to. deveTop themselvesc
It is estimated that a m'embership
fee of $5.00, together with $1.00 per k
month as dues from each member,
will be sufficient to pay all the ex- I
penses of th~e association. 'This will t
be rather a small sum in compari- I
son to the many benefits to be de
Mr. Renwick has called a meeting
of al.l those who hive expressea an
intention to become mem'bers for 1
next Monday evening. Jannary 20th, 1
at 8 o 'clock at the hail of the chain- I
er of commerce. An organiz,ationl C
is- to be effected at that time, and I
those interested should 'be certain to
attend this meeting
LAN ALE. 'I
On Monday. F'ebruary 3, 1908, be- I
tween 11 o'coek a. in... and 2 p. in.,
we' will 'sell (if not sold privately be- (
fore that 'date) to the highest bidder 'i
before t.he court h'ouse at Newberry, (
S. C., the following tract of land, to
All that tract of .land situated in
t'he county of Newberry, State of
South Carolina, containing ten and
one-half' aceres and fronting on Hiar
rington street and bounded by lands
of Thomas Folk and Henry Sligh.L
This tract is Located in one of the
most desirale residence sections of
the towl of Newberry and has urpon a
it a niee- new residence, a splendidS
well of water, 'a barn and stables, a
good garden with wire fence, somet
young fruit trees and other improve
ments. Tfhe la,d i's very fertile and ~
there are over 900 feet of street front t
suitable. for building -lots. Terms: '
One-haI! eash, bainee in 12 months f
with interest from date of sale. Pur- C
chaser to pay for papers.
W. W. Wicker.
T. E. Wicker.
CREDITORS OF HITT & FELKER
Cd;1 v'.O:ther to Appo Ten~: C
Agent or Agents. b
Hitt & Felker. (a mercantile firm
composed of J. J.~ Hitt and J. C. Fel- I
ker, doing -business in the Town of
Newberry, -S. C.) having this January,
13th, 1908,-made an assignment of all
their property to the undersigned -for
the benefit of their creditors, the cred
irtors 0o' said !firm of Hitt & Felker,
are hereby called together, to mneet
at the law office of Hunt, Hunt & t
Hunter, attorneys, in the Town of I
Nebery South Carolina, on Tues- c
day. the.'21st day of JTanuary, 1908, r
Iat4 o'cl.ek p. in.. to proceed to the
anointment of their a2rent or agents,
and for the transaction of such other
business as may properly come befora E
Frank L. Bynum,
-Henry C. Holloway,
Assines of Hitt & Felker.
NEWS OF PROSPRITY.
erious Accident to Mr. Martin T.
sonal and Otherwise.
Pi -p. iliy. .lan. 16.--Your corres
futi."nt has just learned1 of a serious
c"iirkmt that llappe:n:d to MuAr. Mar'.
L. Wheeler. at hir home. He was
di on a seaffold directing the
ildin. of a house. when the scaf
)ldinx gave way. precipitating him
: teround. He was painfully, hut
t -:r'ously hurt. His ankle was
islcated. Drs. Whe=eler and Hun
r soon et the i;jured member. and
is thought that he wili ;et along
i right and be wni in a few days.
T!: annual mecti:nl of Grae eon
reza.:n. will be held on Sunday,
a::.uary 26. the fourth Sun
av instead of the third. Rev. Mr.
,reps will be in Charleston on that
ay. It is expected his pulpit will b
illerl by the Rev. C. K. Lippard,
iissionary to Japan. on that day.
Mrs. Fanie Major, of Leesville, is
isiting her sister, Mrs. D. M.
Mr. D. W. Boland has moved in
> the W. C. Dominick house, in Mc
Mr. J. Y. Thompson will move in
) the Moseley house vacated by Mr.
Miss Ellen Werts is visiting rela
v s in Saluda county. -
Mrs. S. W. Calmes is visiting her
rother. Mr.-Geo. H. Wise, at ,Saluda.
Miss Julia )atthews has returned
her home after visiting relatives
i and around Prosperity.
Mrs. S. M. Matthews and Ernest
Iatthews have returned from a visit
D Mount ille.
Mr. C. M. Harmon and little Miss
Le'eea have returned from a trip
r Granpa Harmon, in Greenwood.
Mrs. A. S. Osborne is visiting Mr.
L. Fellers' family.
Miss Annie Jamieson, after a pleas
ut visit to Miss Jesie Moseley, re
urned home Wednesday.
Mr. Lawson Kibler, of Atlanta,
as been visiting his sister. Mrs. J.
Mrs. i -rri. McWaters and the
hildren have returned to Atlaiita.
Miss Fannie Abel, of Chester, will
isit Miss Lull Moseley this week.
Mr. R. T. C. Hunter is visiting re
atives in -Florida. Hs will spend
wo or three weeks in and around
iake Cit:y, and Columbia county.
We learned that Mrs. D. I. Epting,
f the Macedonia community) was
nried todiay, Thursday.
Drayton DelWalt, a negro living on
irs. Reagin-'se place, had the mis
ortune to lose two mules on Satur
[Day by dro>wnirng while frying to
ross Bear creek, near Jno. F. Kib
The marriage belts will ring despite
>ani, bard times, low price of cotton,
d high prices of other commodities,
nd it is as it should be. Our- eon
tratulations this week are to Miss
annie M. Brooks and Mr. S. Arthur
guatlebaum, who were married on
Vednesay, Januasy 15, at the Luth
ran parsonage at St. ItMke's, by
ev. S. P. Koon.
On January 7, by Rev. S. P. Koon,
ir. J. Wim. Beden'baug'h and Miss
,ila Harmon were started on life's
We congratulate alU of the young
1arried coupiles. We haven'7t forgot
n February 25, IS-, but then the
1ada.m says I shall not tell how long
has beew, b-ut I wil-say tire crystal
niversary is n-ot five years laway,
you can guess;
[r. A. M. Crosson wiTl be with
be S. S. Birge comipany again. He
rillt be manager of' the store. when
be present manager, Mr. A. K. Kohin,
kes up some other work ab,out Feb
uary 1. Mr. Croseau ijvites his
riends and the publie ge:rerally to
all, on. himn at thre old stand. Sell
rg on yne Sam's basis of doing
usiness, he says he can and will sell
'more goods for same money or
ame goods for less money."7 Try him
The U. D. C. will give their play
umbo Jum on the night of tihe 17th.
'ome out and enjoy the svening and
elp on the monument fund.
GED RUST-PROOF SEED OATS
for sale. Grown by T. M. Neal.
Two three hundred bushels left.
-Abrams & Gist.
Members of Smyrna Local Far
1er's Union are urgently requested
attend a meeting at the school
ouse, Friday afternoon. Business
f reat importance necessitates your
Alec D. Hudson,
EALBSMAN WANTED-Sell retail
trade,. your locality $65 per month
and expenses to start or commis
sion. Experience unmree'essary.
ermingsen Cigar Co., Toledo, 0.
The Local Market.
Meat .. .. .. .. .... 8 to 10 1-2
Hams... .-- - -----16 to 18
Best Lard .. .... ...... . 121-2
Best N. 0. Molasses .. ... 60 to ',.
Good M. 0. Molasses .. .. 31 to 44,
Corn.... .. .. .......90 _
Ma.l ..... ..... 90
Mixed Chicken Fn' d ... - 9n
Hav ..... ...- - ....... 1.25 to 1.40
1st Pate1it Flkur .....5.50 to 6.00
2:d Pite:t Flour ......5.00 to 5.50
Good Ordinary Flour ....4.50 to 4.75
Sugar .... .... .... ... 5 1-2
Rice .. .. .. .... ..... 5 tos1-3
Coffee Roasted .... .. .. 15
Coffee, Green .. .. .. .. 10 to 20 \
Cotton Seed meal .. .. .. 1.35
Poultry .... ....... .. loc. lb.
Newberry Cotton Market.
Corrected By Nat Gist.
Good Middling ..... ... ....11
Strict Middling ... ....... 10 7
Middling ... . ....... ..... 10
I CENT A WORP
No advertisement taken for3es
than 25 cents,
REPAIR SHOP-Furniture, lounes,.
and parlor suits each, retainng
chairs, repaired; making and laying
carpets and mattings, cleaning old
furniture. In Sunlight Hall, near
old colored Baptist church.
LOST-Between Calhoun and Boun
dary streets, gold hatpin bearing
initials M. L. S. Finder please re
turn to this office and receive re
LOST OR STOLEN-On Saturday,
Jan. 11, gold' pin with letters S. C.'
C., 1906, engraved on it. Reward
if returned to this office.
FOR SALE BY S. B. AULL, 2 hous
es, one vacant lot on Harper street
and two lots on Main street. -These
houses above being occupied by
Rev, Phillips and P. SecQtt. If
not sold by the Arst of March will
be rented.. Two nice lots in 'Main.
street suitable for 'tores.
NEWBBERY BUThDDNQ b 0
- OOPANY.-Dues ere pagable at
the Exchange Bank on Pr befere
the 15th of each month. If iset
paid promptly penal$y will attaeh.
M. L. pearman,
. - . Treasurer.
HIGHEST MAR1ET flI038 paid
for nice beef cattle. J. C. Sample
at thec old dispensary stand.
WANTED-YOUR LAUNDRY to
send to C. C. Laundry to be Iawn
deried just as yoir like it. Agency
at Herald and News. Broadus h
IF YOU WANT YOUE 00LtLARS
-and* c uffs laundered upn-to-dat-e
bring them to The Herald and News
office Thursday and leave them with~
Broaddus &s Ruf,. agents for C. C.
WANTD-Everybody to know that
I have bought the undertaking
business of the late L. M. Speers. I
am prepared to serve the public.
P. F. Baxter.
LOST-On Saturday morning, be
tween the residenee of Mr. George -
C. Hipp and the Ashley Manufac
turing company, a Brown Leather
Pocketbook, containing Gold Med
al, German prize, engraved "N.
A. Swittenberg 1907"'; gold braee
let; gold neekl;ee; five de1larabill
and 'som-a sjIvei eliange, L96111 'e
ward if returried to Geo -. ipp,
NOW IS THE TIME TO 01E0BB
'brick for repairig. -Best brick,
begt laeilities, best deliveiies.- Ship
anywhere in the state. Write today
Sumrter Brick Works.
WEAIR SHOP,-I have my furni
ture repair shop in the old colored
> colored Baptist churcah in colleg
'street. Wesley Means.
FOR RENT-The old Spearman
Bbmnestead near Silver Street, ie
eently occupied by W. W. Spear-.
man. Will rent all or part of the
place. Apply for further informa
tion to W. S. Spearman, Newbr
ry ,S. C.
NOTICEr-We have now, our shp
complete, and are ready, to do all
kinds of work. wh'atner in iron or
wood. We are prepared to fix
your boilers. engi&e, 'vagons, bug
gies, mule shoeing, or anything else,
piv.s us a trial.