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PERSONAL AND OTHERWISE,
Movements of Nowberrians and Thot
Who Visit Newberry and Other
Mrs. Tims. J. Kinard, of Ninct
Six, and Miss Cleo Bell,, of Kentuck;
who have boon visiting Miss Deli
Fpting, returned on Tuesday (o Nim
t.v JSix, accompanied by Miss Eptin;
Messrs. l\ F. Oilder and F. It. Fe
lers leave today for Wrightsvil
Beach and other points in North Cni
olina for a few weeks' stay.
Miss Elizaihcth Dominick will lea\
on Saturday for Kingstreo, who
slu> will be instructor tn the teacher?
Miss Kathcrine Floyd Clarke, wli
has been (caching in (he Spartauhur
(. ity schools, is spending some tim
in the city.
Miss Julia Cordcs, of Charlcstoi
is visiting the family of Mr. Cha:
lion. Cole. I,. Blouse, candidal
for governor, spent several days i
the city this week, the campaigner
having been granted a rest from Fri
day to Tuesdav. lie left on Monda
afte rnoon for Bishopvitle, where h
rejoined (lie party.
Miss Lizzie Dreher who has bee
visiting Mrs. F. K. Hunter has gon
to Cilenn Springs.
Mises Blanche and Anita Davidson
who have been al teiKliug a house par
ty on Pauley's Island, returned horn
Mrs. I'. \\ . Smith and chihlrci
have returned home after a ver
pleasant trip |<> Chester.
Miss Alice AnIi most charmin^l1
enterlained on Thursday evening ir
honor of her uiiest. Miss Mae Boozer
Mr. (leo. \Y. Suiiuner. dr.. left yes
terday for (ireeuwootl, where he wil
spend several weeks.
Miss Marguerite Cleer, of Faslev
i- I lie guest of Mi<s Carrie Bool.
Misses l.ouise and Mildred Newman,
of Columbia, are visitinu Mis?
Miss Mary .lone-, of Turin, (in.,
is visit inii Miss Bessie folder. *
M isses Bora Mann and Sadvi1
Swart/burg will leave fur Ash-niilc
Sunday, where they will spend some
The Rutherford Union will hold a
meeting at the Kuthcrford school
house Friday aflcrn-ion, duly 21th.
All members are earnestly requested
to be present at this meeting.
Mr. (1. A. Bickerl will begin a sinc;ing
school at New Hope church on
Friday, July .'list. Everybody whe
is interested in the school is requested
to be on hand promptly al (en
o'clock Friday morning.
Mrs. T. A. Searl.?v.uiiih, of Sumter.
is visling her parents. Dr. am
Mrs. 1*'. C. Jones.
Mr. and Mrs. ('. \v. Fanl, of Way
nesville, Tex., aro visiting Mrs
1* rants' mother, Mrs. Cleo. A. Bangford.
Mr. \V. F. Wallace and family lum
gone to \\ estville to \7.-dt rohitives.
Beginning Friday the hours of the
library will he from O.rtO to 12..">0 in
stead of from I 0..">0 to 1.00.
SELLING AND TRANSPORTING
Portovfield Again Before the Mayor
One Hundred Dollar* or Thirty
t hiel ot Police Adams arrested
bohert Ported ichl on I'uesdav morning
on the charge of selling whiskey,
and Dan Brown on tin- charge of
transporting. They were tried in the
mayor s court Tuesday morning, and
Dan Brown was convicted and sentenced
to pay a fine of $'2."t.00 oi
serve thirty days mi the public works,
and Porterl ichl was sentenced to a
fine of $100.00 or thirty days.
Porterfield has been up before the
mayor a number of times but it seems
the heavy fines do not have any terror
With the activity of the Newberry
police il is almost impossible to soil
whiskey without being caught and
there is scarcely any community in
the State where the law is as rigidly
enforced as in Newberry.
New Oh a pel and Trinity.
A special meet fug will begin at
New Chapel church Sunday. There
will be preaching in the morning and
afternoon. There will be no service?
at Trinity on that dny on account ol
the meeting at New Chapel.
A special meeting will begin al
Trinity the second week in August.
A. IT. Best,
1 will give a first class barbecm
at Prosperity on Saturday, August 5
A good dinner is guaranteed. Every
J. D. IT. Kiblcr.
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NEGRO BOY KILLS ANOTHE
je Arthur Byrd Shoots Will Ruff V
Shotgun?Claims the Killing
v Wednesday afternoon late, i
Mr. T. 1. Set/.ler's in No. 2 towns
le while several negro hoys were
c- together, and three or I'our shot g
were in the crowd, Will Ruff, sou
1- ('line Huff, was shot and killed
le Arthur Byrd, son of Levi Byrd. 1
r- was about eighteen years old ;
Byrd is ahout fifteen. Byrd cla
'c that the shooting was entirely an
e cident, and that there was no rea
' >* for liiin to have intended to kill I
as I hey were excellent friends. \
o Byrd, Zeb Harmon, Thomas, llarn
g Ben llarnitin, and Odell Huff w
io present al the time of the killiti<
Coroner Lindsay was notified
the killing and went out yosleri
morning to hold an inquest, ttlu
Buford was ahseid IVnni town, so
c .Ino. H. Cliappcll, eouslahle for M
n istrate Blease, accompanied Mr. Li
s snv, although the killing was not
i- his territory.
v Mr. IO. S. Blease, who was enipl
ed to look after the interests of
thur Bvrd, also attended the inqu
0 Later. The jury of iiu|uest o
e dead hodv of Will Huff rendere<
verdict that he cain.e to his do
from the effects of a gunshot wot
- al the hands of Arthur Byrd, w
malice aforethought. Byrd was
rested and lodged in jail lo await
1 uexl term of court.
NEWBERRY MAN KISING FAJ
i Dr. James M. Johnson Now Instruc
in Mcdicine at Johns Hopkins
1 Newberry, July I!).?One of I
many South Carolinians who lu
achieved fame and made a splem
record is Dr. .lames M. .Johnson, >
of Mr. Win. Johnson, of this city,
Johnson was recently chosen as
Islrudor in medicine, chemical di\
ion, in the clinical laboratory in Jol
Hopkins llosiplal, and lie is in P>a1
' more now gelling affairs in slui
for the work which begins in Octob
lie is expected home on the first
August for his vacation. ?
Dr. Johnson is a son of Mr. and M
Win. Johnson, of this city. He w
born on the loth of August, 1883. I
early education was received in t
public, schools of tlifs city and lal
he entered Newberry College, grr
1 uating in 1002 with Ihe degree
1 B. S. and in 1903 willi tlie degree
M. A. During the year 1002-1003
1 was assistant in chemistry fn Newbi
ry college, he was principal of t
Newberry graded school, 1003-1
I The following year he was Carne?
I research assistant in Johns Uopki
- I'niversily, and in 1 !M>(?-07 and
1007-08 he held the position of li
- lure assistant in Johns Hopkins. Di
ing this time he was pursuing t
course of IMi. D. and this last co
ii'ioiicemcnt received his diploma
, I his degree, lie ha* received ma
flattering offers, but decided to ;
cepf the position of instructor
medicine in Johns Hopkins.
Dr. Johnson's many friends si
" congratulating him on Ihis fine i
cord, niiil predict for him greal
honors in Ihe future.-?W. K. C.
New.', juid Courier.
West End vs. Watts' Mill.
' T!' will b" !l C.'. ')< of l?;lll
Saturday evening al -1.30 r.n the W*
Mud diamond between West F.nd a
Tli' Walls' Mill leani i- now le:i
inir I lie col Ion mill league and
good game may be expected.
Simpson will pilch for West Fli
Admission 25 and 15 cents.
Ward 4 Democratic Club.
1 Ward I Democratic club will nt<
in ihe Chamber of Commerce rooi
this (Friday) afternoon at (i o'ch
All members are earnestly request
1 to be promptly on limp.
I Geo. W. Summer,
W. S. Langford.
Lutheran Church of the Redeem
Rev. Edward Fulcnwidcr, Pastor
! Services Sunday morning will
' conducted by the paslor, who m
? preach on the subject: "A Grea
Righteousness." At night there v
be a union service al the Church
^ the Hedeemer in which all the ci
gregations will join. The sermon
this service will be preached by 1
J. W. Wolling of Central Method
church. The other pastors of the c
will lake part in the services,
i cordial invitation lo these services
extended the public.
LET BROADDUS & RUFF DO yc
\ Laundry Work.
!R. GORED BY BULL.
ifith Mr. David F. Paysinger Painfull But
Not Seriously Injured by
iciir W11ilo standing in the lot near his
hip* home late Monday afternoon, Mr.
out David I'\ Paysinger wa!s suddenly
uns attacked by a vicious cow, and before
i of the infuriated animal could be beatby
en off, Mr. Paysinger was badly gored
tuff and bruised on various parts of tho
find body. In several instances the horns
ims of the animal sank deep into the
ac- flesh, necessitating .. number of
iiifi Medical aid was at once summon^
ill ed, and within thirty minutes from
the lime of the accident, Dr. Jas. K.
'ere Gilder was attending ?7ie young man,
' having covered the srx miles inter<>f
veiling in eighteen minutes in a
??y Rambler runabout which had been
' 'iff placed at his disposal.
M''- Mr. Paysinger is today resting
easy, and probably be out in about
nd- a week,
in _ _
Death of W. T. Dickert.
Mr. AN . T. Dickert died at his home
^r~ in No. 2 township on Monday afternoon
at 4 o'clock after a long illness,
ver r- years. Bi-:Ml was had at
a Belli Eden on Tuesday, the services
a[h being conducted bv Rev. 11. W. Whit11,(1
GONE TO CHICAGO.
Dr. E. B. Setzler Will Spend Some
^ Time in Chicago Univer5i<
Dr. 1'j. 15. Setzler, ??1' Newberry college
has gone to Chicago to pursue
some special work in Chicago uuiverj
Dr. Setzler sometime ago published
.j j ''Notes on Knglish Grammar" which
lie used in the teaching of Knglish
'j and which was very lavorablv com.
' mented upon by the papers and
teachers of Knglish in our colleges.
lie now proposes to put these notes
" in the shape of an advanced Knglish
lie will also prep.-re for the press
' another work on "Knglish Poetics".
? While at the University he will also
do some work in graduate French.
Dr. Setzler is the very able professor
of modern languages in Newberry
. college, lie has done a great deal of
post graduate work r.nd has been a
j very hard student.
, Tie will return to Newberry in time
? for the opening of Newberry college
.? in the fall.
The State Campaign.
>4. News and Courier, July 22.
?ie Bishopvillc, July 21.?The St;ite
ins campaign meeting "uas held today in
in I he Woodward grove, 1.000 persons
in-- being present.
,r" And now came the trial of strength
he between the giants, the candidates
m- for governor. Mr. Cole. T>. Bloaso
1,1 was introduced. He wan greeted
n.v with loud applause. Almost his en1P~
li.re speech was devoted to an at10
tack on the Ansel administration. Tie
criticised the idea of increased pay
Ir0 for State officers, the idea of a new
l't!" mansion for the governor, stating
01 that the taxes are being raised every
m vear. the immigration bureau, the insurance
office, ami the governor's
disponsarv record. Mr. Rloaso r
thought the 1'ujuor f|uostion should lie'
on left alone. ITe was. loudlv applauded. '
nd r. , , .
< olumbia Record. Julv 22.
[(j. Rishopville, July 21.?The candidales
for the various State officer
^noko to about 1500 of Lee county
1(1 fellow citizens in tie Woodward
grov > hero yestordnv f| !?e first
sneaker for the office of governor was
Senator Blease. who was received
with applause. TTe reiterated his
charges against the administration of
ins Governor Ansel for I lie extravagant
,j. manner in which it has boon conducted
?d. Declared his opposition to the
immigration department, which spent
$1000 in bringing the willing immigrants
here, and not one of which
could be found in the State making
an honest living. Ridiculed Gov. Ansel's
recommendation to the legislature
and approved the way in which
er the legislature overrode them. TTe
spoke with pride of the record of
his life and gave as reference many
ill business men in NewberrV county.
(pr Senator Blease was liberally ap,'ill
nlauded throughout his speech, and
of if applause speaks for anything
(which they generally do") he will
at carry Loo county by a good majority.
Dr. ?1 .
.ist TRESPASS NOTICE.
jy All persons are hereby notified
. and warned not to trespass upon the
lands of the undersigned, by hunting.
fishing, riding, or in any manner
' . , *
Dr. Scherer Says The Institution if
In Excellent Condition?Prospects
The Lutheran "SV.rior published
some time ago articles from the pros
idents of the various fjuthernn col
legos in the South giving their prospects
for the coining year. We tak<
pleasure in giving to our readers the
views of Dr. Scherer of Newberry
At Newberry eollcgc we think thai
four points arc necessary to the
maintenance of tho college which oui
people desire and deserve: higli
standards, good sanitation, an economical
environment, and, above all,
influences of a positively Christian
character. We are doing our best tc
serve the church with the supply oi
these advantages for the training oi
^icr sons. The high standards of the
past will be raised 7ilghcr as rapidlj
as conditions permit. Within the
last two years the faculty, which it(lie
heart of a college, has been materially
strengthened. The curriculum
lias been broadened and made much
more flexible. Nov- equipment has
been provided, especially in the engineering
department?of which the
whole Lutheran chui-cn fias a right to
be proud. With such a school of
technology as Newberry possesses
those Lutherans are absolutely without
justiI ication wlro refuse to patronize
their church school. The men
ol technical training are broadened
b\ contact with the influences of a
predominantly elassVal school, while
students in the A. B. courses are
benefited by (lie "practical" flavor
of "the Tech." But we are not
satisfied with our standards, and intend
to have them of the best.
In tl ic matter of sanitation the record
speaks for itself. During the
Inst two years there has not been a
simile case of serious illness among
the more than two Kindred students.
I he climate of ihis equalj'.e Piedmont
section has much to do with the record.
Free from excessive heat, it
escapes also the rigorous cold of the
winter, providing delightful conditions
for the nine months of the college
year. The air is pure and bracing,
and the water excellent, while the
fact that the eollcgc stands on a
high wooded hill, overlook the pleasant
town of Newberry, secures the
most perfect drainage. The new
boarding hall, which
as to have the supervision of Mrs.
John A. Summer, provides wholesome
and plentiful food at a cost which is
a constant surprise to our visitors in
these days of "high |trices."
Economy is a strong point at Newberry.
Not only are tuition charges
unusually low?with "extras" conspicuous
for their absence?but the
influences of the town are such that
the students find very few temptations
toward a waste of funds. There
are no fraternities or fashionable social
organizations to tax the purse
and the temper of r.ronrs, yet the
homes of people of Newberry are
freely open with their culture and
hospitable charm to all who prove
worthy of a welcome. Many young
men complete tin1 session at a cost of
*12o, including tuition, board and all
But il is our m?ral record that
gives us the deepest satisfaction. Ask
anv Newberry citizen or any student
of the college about the behavior for
the session just closed. The young
men themselves take a pride in the
reputation which they have established
for gentlemanly deportment, intsead
of boasting in rowdyism. Hazing
is unknown. Clean manhood is the
dormitory rule. The students themselves
refuse to tolerate ungentlemanly
behavior, while their Christian
association enrolls rvery dormitory
inmate but one in classes for religious
We simply ask that Lutherans eon-?,
siiler these "four points" before
sending their sons to secular and often
"Newberry, S. C.
CENTRAL METHODIST CHURCH.
Rev. J. W. Wolling, D. D., Pastor.
The morning services in Central
will be canducted by the pastor. The
subject will be "Seeing God." At
light there will be no service in this
church. The-pastor will speak at the
inion service which will be held at
the Lutheran church.
Horse Killed By Lightning.
During the lightning storm near
\Vhitmire Wednesday afternoon, the
ior.se of Mr. William Duncan was
truck by lightning and killed. Mr.
)unca'n had just drove up in front
>f Mr. (Joorge Riser's house and
tit died the horse to a tree. By the
ime Mr. Duncan reached the house
ightning struck tin; free, killing the
HOLDS THREE POSITIONS.
3 Mr. Alan Johnstone, Beside Membe:
Legislature, Trustee Olemson,
Holds Federal Position.
1 Mr. E. II. Anil has requested th<
- Observer to print the followiuj
- statement iu regard to his positioi
- on the colleges and the several posi
lions of profit and trust held by Mr
Alan Johnstone, a candidate for tin
Newberry, July 22/1908.
t Editor Observer?As my time wai
i limited yesterday tm.v position ma;
not have been understood. I am no
l opposed to Clemson college. Neithei
am 1 opposed to the South Carolim
, University or to Wmtlirop. I thinl
i they are all extravagant as to tin
> expenditure of public funds.
- I would like to have you print tin
following the substance of which :
used in reply to the statement of Mr
Johnstone that he secured the opin
! ion of Mr. Youmans before to* enter
? ed the race for the legislature tw<
years ago, as I did not state whei
1 this opinion of the supreme ?ourt was
1 delivered. The fact that Mr. John
1 stone consulted Mr. Youmans shows
lie had doubt. He must have consult
' ed Mr. Youmans early in the summer
of 190(5. This opinion was hand
ed down in 1097 after Mr. Youmans
deatli and after Mr. Johnstone wat
elected. I am sure, ?e will not put
the opinion of Mr. Youmans, thougli
a good lawyer, against the supreme
court which is tin* court of last resort
in this State and whose opinion
is the law of the case.
The point I am malting is that Mr
Johnstone is holding his seat in the
house in violation of the constitution
of this State, and that the provison
of this constitution is a wise
Further if lie is nor the agent of
the State? and is not holding a position
under the State why does he, as
president of the board of trustees
of Clemson college, make report to
the legislature and in that report why
does he say in referring to his predoeessor,
Col. Simpson, also a life
member: "The faithful and efficient
service rendered to the State of
South Carolina by this honest and
earnest public servant," etc.
Article ITT, Section 24 of the constitution
of .189;") says that "No person
shall be eligle to a seat in the general
assembly, while lie holels any office
or position OF PROFIT OR
TRUST under this State, tlie Uniteel
States of America, or any of them,
or under any other power, except officers
in the militia and notaries
public; and if any member shall except
or exercise any of (lie said disqualifying
offices or POSITIONS he
shall vacate his seat.1'
As to the trusteeship of I\fr. <VoTinstone
and chairmanship of the board
of trustees of Clemson college, I will
say that T have the highest respect
and consideration fr.u- fTie opinions of
the late lamented Gen. LeRoy Youmansj
but sometimes and oftentimes
lawyers arc mistaken in the views anel"
opinions which they take/tni any subject
and the only way in which to
settle the matter definitely and to
see who is right and what is law in
this Slate is to refer to the opinions
of the highest court of the land, the
opinion of the supreme court of the
Stiite of South Carolina. What eloes
it say? In the case e>f Hopkins v.
Clemson college trustees, 77 S. C. Reports,
p 12, which was handeel elown
by our supreme court in January,
1907, and which is declared by that
court to be the law in the State of
South Carolina, it holds that the
trustees of Clemson eoiic-ce are officers
and agents of the State and it
gives its reasons for so holding anel
tliov m e perfectly so md. A.niov._>
othet ?v;?? ons it gives for saying that
Muv are agfiits of the State is that
under the original act, ace-opting the
Clemson bequest and creating Clemson
college provides that the tinstees
of the institution shall consist of
the tifn members and those elected'
by the legislature and that they shall
hold the personal nre?pr.rty of the
Stale f f South Cr**olina pjid make
annual lenr.rts to the general assembly
r.f their acts and doings. They
were further anthr-rizeel te> purchase
additional lands, 228 acres, adjoining
the Fort Hill place, and gave them
ecitrol of certain funds and the privlegc
tax which was to be expended
under their direction. Does the State
or has the State any right to authorize
any one not an office or agent of
the State to expend ?rs funds?
Further, in 1890, the legislature
passed an act abolishing the department
of agriculture anet DEVOLVED
THE DUTIES OF TUTS DEPARTMENT
ON THE TRUSTEES AND
TUTS MAKES .TTIEM AGAIN OFFICERS
OF THE STATE.
Further a municipal corporation
was created by tlie legislature in
1894 to be known as Clemson college
and "the board of trustees of Cloin-9^B
son eollcgo and their successors inji^B
r of lice shall have perpetual control
and direct the affairs of said corpor-'^Hj
ation." The trustees admitted in
this suit that the Clcmson college ^B
e property was the property of thel^K
; Slate of South Carolina and that the^B
1 work done 011 account or which the'^^k
- suit was brought was done "by snicJBf
State, through its agents and employ-'
a ees, duly authorized by the State." *:
They thus admitted that they were M|
agents and officers of the Stato. For B:
3 the above reasons, the supreme court Bji
/ of this State held that they wore K&
t agents of the State and this is now
f the law in this State. M
v Mr. Youinan's opinion was mado jfl
t before the question was settled by >]H
2 the supreme court. The opinion of
the supreme court is the law. /?
? Mr. Johnstone admitted at the a?
[ meeting at Mt. Pleasant that he held W4
. a position of trust and profit under jf|<
.. the general government?Cotton j?rc
. Statistician of tlio Bureau of the Cen>
sus, Department of United States? f|);
i but lie had forgotten about it. I un3
derstand it pays about $50 per month. Mm
. He is still exercising the duties of B^i
3 this position and drawing the pay B/!;
. and has not vacated his seat in tho
. general assembly and is asking the
. people to send him to the senate from B
> this county even though tho constitu- fi
. tion he has sworn to uphold says "he fK
t shall vacate his seat" if he "exer1
e.ises" any "office or position of pro- B}
fit or trust" under "this State"'or B
. "United States of America." fl
, Mr. Johnstone insists that lie has V
never sought office except when the
people demanded hiin. I simply ask
, are the people demanding that he ?
seek and hold office in violation of IgHj
the constitution he lias sworn to upAs
I presume you are going to wj
. prinl a full report of the first meet- h:"
ing 1 would like to liave this statement
of my position appear in tho
same issue. 1Kv
T am a candidate for the senate on
my own volition as I have a right
to he under the rules of tho party,
The people can decide between us. Bp
E. H. Aull. fi
Union Picnic. H|
There will be a union picnic at the
old picnic grounds vn front of the
parsonage near Pincy Wood's church |
on August 15. There will be speaking
by prominent men and others.
The public is cordially invited. Music
will be furnished by a string band.
C. S. Matthews, *1
Chairman of Committee.
Beth Eden Farmers' Union. |||
Beth Eden Farmers' union will jB*$
meet at Beth Eden school house Fri- B|
Jay evening, Julv 24, at 4 o'clock,
L. II. Chandler, * Knnoixckment.
J. Simpson Dominiek is hereby announced
as a candidate for the leg-K
islature from Newberry county and
will abide the rules of the Democratic B|-*i
A CARD. 1
(1. G. Sale, lawyer, will practice in G
ail (lie courts. Money to lend 011 fl
ten years time at (5 per cent.
For a lime, may be found at Mas- I
tor's office. .
SPECIAL NOTICES. I
1 CENT A WORD. S
No advertisement taken for lessfBw
than 25 cents. ^B
WHITE WINE VINEGAR 25c per W
gallon at Smith Bros. It E
FOUR BOXES STAR LYE 25c at 4
^ Smith Bros. j|
BRICK?Lot good brick at cost to M
^ close out. L. \V. Floyd. j |
NOTICE?Broaddus unci Huff wyfigfel
give you good service in lnund^^^^H
work. Basket goes Wednesd^BBHg|
ami returns Saturday. Agency
llerald and News Tjullding.
A. W. JONES, THE PLUMBER, ]jjB^
opened shop just back of post ofiiXffiR^
1 r-timates furnished on nppUcatulMSfil|
Repair work given prompt at.trjg^g^
T. will give n first-class barbe^S?Bi
at my residence State campaign
August 5, .1008.
J. M. Comit^BSsl^fe
COAL?Remember there is a
difference in quality, see me belSBB^^
buying, for quality and price. )?
handle the Blue Clem Jollieo, it affjB )
ways pleases. John Scott, ffi ji