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'The Movements of Many People I
Newberrians and Those Who
Mr. F. W. Higgins has returned
from a trip to Florida.
F. H. Dominiek, Esq.. is in Colum
bia. attending the supreme court.
Mrs. E. H. Norris, mother of Mr.
Robert Norris, is critically ill at her
home in the county. v
Mrs. J. P. Sheely has returned 3
from Atlanta, where she has been vis- r
iting relatives and friends. t
Mr. Cannon G. Blease has returned a
from a trip to Florida. Mrs. c
Blease and little daughter are still in c
Mr. J. Clande Dominick, one of y
Niewberry's couVteous and pleasant s
postmen, is again on his rout-e after
several days' vacation.
Mrs. J. W. Spence, of Columbia, ac
eompanied 5y Masters James and s
Robert Spence, ai-e visiting her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Addy, in t
Messrs. M. A. Carlisle, J. J. Lane,
A. C: Jones and Sheriff M. M. Bu
ford, prominent citizens of Newberry, f
were -in Laurens the early part of the .
week.-Laurens Herald, 22d.
Capt. W. ''. Langford, < Newber- o
ry, was a Sunday visitor in the city. t
Thbis gallant voung soldier who left a
NKwberry at the head of a fine c-m- (
pany during the Spanish-American 1
war is another young man likes to r
come to Laurens.-Laurens Herald, t
Mr. R. P. Fair, of Charlotte, was, t
in the city yesterday, looking after 1.
the business interests of his house. a
Mr. Fair is one of the brightest mem- 0
bers of the commerial traveling fra- t
ternity coming to Laurens, and we are f
always glad to see him registered at c
'ray's hotel among a crowd of drum- t
mers who keep on flocking here. and r
-who flock to this city for two reasons d
-it is a good town for them and they
have the best place to stop on the 1
road. Often the lobby of the hotel is v
so crowded with drummers that a C
loafer can hardly get through.-Iaur- b
ens Herald, 22d. a
V/AIMOUS AND ALL ABOUT. i
There w'ill be services at Bethlehem -
Baptist church next Sunday at 11 t
o'clock a. m. ts
The Bachelor Mairds will meet yith d
the Misses Carwile on Saturday af- ~
ternoon at four o'clock. -t
* ~ Major Brackett was in Newberry
this week to select ethe site for the a
government post *office building. He
gave no intimation of his selection.
Rev. C. L. Craig will preach at
Fairview on next Sunday at 11 t
c 'clock. All the members are request- t
ed to be present. Important businessJ
is to be transaeted.
We know. of some parties from ie
.Laurens who are going sto see "A f
- Knight for a Day'' nex t Thursday
night~ in Newberry. Those who have a
seen it say it is worth going miles to f
see again.-Laurens Herald, 22d.
Dr. H. H. Sweets, secretary of mini- d
isterial, educational and relief woI-k c
in the Southern Presbyterian church, e
is expected in Due West this week. v
He .will make an address before the o
Y. M. C. A.-A. R. Presbyterian. I
News has been received by Mr. WV. E
U. Peterson that his son, Mr. 0. L. S
Peterson, who was shot in Mississippi S
shur,t while ago, is getting along nice- C
ly. The friends of Mr. Peterson will
be glad to hear this.
* ~ Capt. Jas. 0. Meredith ha's returned
from 'his visit to relatives in Green
ville, and is again on the sick list at
the home of his daughter, Mr. Dor- e
roh Peden, in the city.--Laurens Her
The Union of the Reedy River as
sociation will meet with, the First 1
Baptist church on Saturday and Sun
day, Jan. 30 and 31. All churches
are requested to send delegates. TheC
program will be published in Tues
day 's issue.
Dr. Geo. B. Cromer, of Newberry,it
addressed a large crowd at tihe Y. M.
C. A. Sunday afternoon in Spartan
burg. The Journal says "the hall
was so crowded that seats could not
be arranged for all who came, some
having to stand during the service.
Dr. Cromer always draws a ei-owd.
and the crowd always hears some
thig.-Laurens Herald, 22d.
CDol. Geo. Johnstone, of Newberry,e
was elected president of the South 2
Carolina Bar association. In an edi
torial the News and Courier says:
-"The character, intelligence and at- e
:tainments in the aggregaAte of the!
men constituting the electorate make;'
the office from 'hich -ex-Giovernor 3:
~Sheppard has just retired and to t
which Mr. George Johnstone has been
elected one of distinguished honor. I
*and whoever may be .the holder of it
is the recipient of no common tri-,I
bue. '-Larens Herald. 22d. V
BIRTHDAY OF LEE.
'itting Tribute Paid in Newberry to
the Memory of the South's
Newberrv on Tuesday, the 102d an
iversary of his birth. paid loving tri
uite to t1e meloW of General Robert
;dward ILee. the Southland's great
hieftain. whose unsurpassed genius
or leadership, unsullied patriotirm,
nfaltering courage, unswerving 'de
otion to duty, and unwavering par
uit of high and pure ideals, have
laced him among the greatest cap
ains and knightliest gentlemen of
ny people or any age. As each sue
eeding year takes its place with the
enturies which are dead, and the bit
er memories engendered by four
ears of the most terrible internecine
trife in the annals of warfare are
oftened by time, his heroic propor
ions stand out more boldly against
he lights and shadows of history, and
ome of the warmest admirers af his
lilitary genius and nobility of soul
*re numbered among the peopl.e of
hat section against which he led the
rmies of the Southern Confederacy.
Newberry, along with the whole
outh, is firm in her loyalty to the
lag of a reunited -country, but the
aemories which cluster around the
tars and Bars, unfurled now only
n memorial occasions, are holy, and
he principles in defeace of which the
rmies of the South bore it, are un
ying. It was a battle, as they saw
:, for home and fire-side, waged by
1en who believed in the justice of
heir -cause, and who, under match
ss leadership, filled a. world with
he glory of their achievements. Near
v a half century has passed since
rms were stacked in the deepening
loom of Appomattox, and Lee and
bose of his followers who had not
und heroes' graves on the field of
arnage returned to.their homes and
ok up 'the task, harder than war, of
ebuilding their lost fortunes. In the
.ark days which followed, General
,ee showed himself as great a leader
1 peace as, he had been in war, and
-hen, five years later, he joined the
mrades in arms who had preceded
im to the eternal camping ground,
whole people bowed their heads in
Drrow second only to that which had
eared their souls when they knew
heir cause was dead.
Lee and the Southern Confederacy
-peerless leader and fairest nation
hat ever graced the pages of history,
dough its birth and brief life and
eath were written in the life blood
f her sons. The memories of chief
ai and nation are inseparable, and
is to honor these sacred memor.ies
nd to give succeeding generations ae
urate knowledge of the pure motives
hiehi actuated their fathers in en
ering into the War Between the
~tates and the heroic deeds which
ey wrought, that such exercises as
hose in Newberry and elsewhere
hroughout the South were held on
'uesday, and Memorial day and oth
r days commemorative of that con
iet, are annually observed.
The exercises on Tuesday were un
er the auspices of Drayton Ruther
ord chapter, Daughters of the Con
ederacy. The annual address was
elivered by Dr. H. W. Bays, pastor
f Washington Street Methodist
hurch, Columbia. Dr. Bays' address
a' eloquent and logical, beginning
pith a masterful enlogy of General
see, and then reviewing the prinei
les for which he fought. No synop
is would do justice to i;he deep re
earch of which the address gave evi
ene. or the beauty of its language.
nd The Herald and News will pub
sh the address in full on next Tues
The opera house. which had been
ppropritely arranged for the oe
asion, being draped with Confeder
te flags and the portraits of Gen
ral Lee and other leaders being
irominently displayed, was fiyled to
ts capacity when the exerceises began
.t 11 o 'clock. The graded school and
fewberry college suspended for the
rbse~vance, and the students of these
wo institutions marched to the opera
ouse in a body. The members of the
)rayton lRatherford chapter, Daugh
ers of the Confederacy, and of the
rno. M. Kinard camp. Sons of Vet
rans, ass5embled, and marched into
he opera house andl remailnedl stand
ng while the Veterans came in and
vere seated. As tile Veterans ap
eared, they were greetd by the in
piring notes of "'Dixie,'' rendered
ja choir of young ladies dressed
n .the Red and White of the Confed
racy, accompanied at the piano by
drs. J. WV. Haltiwanger. Col. 0. L.
ehumert, adjutant of James D.
~ane camp, U. C. V., was master of
Seated on the stage were Col. 0. L.
ehumpert and Col. D. A. Dickert:
Irs. R. D. Wright. State president of
he Daughters of tihe Confederacy.
nd Mrs. J. A. Buriton, president of
)rayton Rutherford chapter: Presi
ent J. H. Harms, Dr. A. J. Bowers.
>rof. S. J. Derriek. Rev. Prof. G. P.
ao+t Prof. C. H. Kicklig-hter, and
Prof. 0. B. Cannon, of the faculty of
Newberry college; and the Revs. J.
W. Wolling, J. E. James and D. G.
Phillips, of the city churches. The
Rev. Geo. A. Wright was a member
of the choir.
The Rev. Dr. E. P. McClintck. the
beloved chaplain of th-e Janies D.
Nance camp, and for many years ,a
familiar figure at observances (if this
character, was not able to be present
on account of his health, and he was
missed by his com:ades. So also was
the knightly Capt. A. P. P.ifer. who
was captain of General Lee's body
guard, and who two years ago join
ed his chief in that land across the
mystic river which knows no rude
alarms of war.
The exercises were opened with
prayer by the Rev. J. E. James, of
Aveleigh' Presbyterian church. "How
Firm a Foundation" was sung by the
choir of young ladies, and the 90th
psalm was read by Dr. J. H. Harms.
"The Sword of Lee" was beautifully
and tenderly rendered by a select
The orator of the day was introduc
ed by Col. 0. L. Schumpert as one who
had bravely followed the fortunes of
Lee, and Dr. Bays delivered his elo
quent address. Dr. Bays received the
undivided attention of his large audi
ence, and was frequently interrupted
by spontaneous outbursts of ap
Col. D. A. Dickert, one of the brav
est and most loyal soldiers who ever
follo., d any flag. and than whom no
one is more familar with the causes
which led up to, the campaigns and
battles and the results of the War
Between the States, was then intro
duced, and .in his interesting and
graphic style gave many reminiscen
ces of the war and paid beautiful tri
butes to his departed comrades. His
address was principally to the boys
and young men present.
Crosses of honor were bestowed on
Mrs. Lalla Rook Simmons, for her
father, S. L. Rook, deceased, and Dr.
C. D. Weeks for his father. James M.
Weeks, deceased. The crosses were
bestowed, on behalf of the United
Daughters of the Confederacy, by
Mrs. Burton, president ,of the local
chapter. The others who were to re
ceive crosses were not present,. and
their crosses were held for -them.
They are: Veteran G. M. Smith, and
David Boland and A. Forrest Counts,
descendants, respectively, of M. Bo
land and W. F. Counts, deceased.
-The benediction was pronounced by
Dr. D). G. Phillips, pastor of the A.
R. P. church.
Death of Mrs. Hallie Hawkins White.
Mrs. Hallie White, wife of Mr. J.
Webb White, formerly of Lancaster,
died. at her home in Spencer, N. C.,
January 17, 1909.
Mrs. Whi,te was before her mar
riage M.iss Hallie Hawkins. a daugh
ter~ of the late Mr. and Mrs. L. A.
Hawkins, of the Beth Eden section
of Newberry county. She was 32
etars old and is survived by her hus
band and two children.
The burial was had at Lancaster,
S. C., on the 19th of this month.
Lutheran Church of the Redeemer.
(Rev. Edward Fulenwvider, Pastor).
Services at the Church of the Re
deemer Sunday as follows: 11 a. mn.,
communion, and reception of new
members. At 7.30 p. in., song ser
vice with sermon by the pastor on the
words, ''Whose son art thou?'' .T
Sam. 17:38. As stated before, the
singing at the night services will be
largely in charge of the young men
of the college. The college chapel
song book will be used.
Thle public is cordially invited to
all services of the church.
Dr. Cromer's Address.
The following in regard to Dr. Geo.
B. Cromer's address before the Y. M.
C. A. in Spartanburg, on Saturday af
Iternoon. is from the Spartanburg
The seating capacity of the Young
Men 's Christian Association was tax=
ed to the utmost Sunday afternoon.
It had been advertised t-hat Hon
Geo. B. Cromer. of Newberry. S. C..
would speak at the men's meeting.
and the opportunity to hear Dr
Cromer was gladly welcomed by
The meeting was .the most interest
in one held in the Y. M. C. A. hall
for a long time. After a lively song
service Prof. J. G. Clinkseales, of
Wofford college, introduced the
speaker in a very pleasing manner.
''Money and Moras'' was the sub
ject upon which Dr. Cromer spoke.
ie said in part: The possession of
position, wealth and morals is all that
some people think they need in this
life. The young man who is in high
position is no.t always satisfied, and
money doesn 't bring him peace. He
is a diocontented young man who de
Pns upon these things altogether.
Tood morals will not save a man.
Wh t men todayv most need is strong
Christian characters. It is faith in
esu Chri that is needful.
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.
Meeting to Be Held on Next Monday
Evening to Consider the Ques
tion of Good Roads.
The mienibers of the chamber of
cotninerce are requested and earnest
lv urged to attend a ineeting in 'he
rooms Of the ebaniber of commerce on
Monday evening, January 25th. at
eight o'clock. to consider the question
of good roads.
I hereby invite and urge all tlh, eit
izens of the -town, whether they are
members of the chamber of commerce
or not, to attend this meeting. There
is no question of more vital import
anee to the citizens of this town or
this county than the question of
building good roads. We desire tc
have a full and free discussion r.:ith
a view of requesting our members of
the general assembly to pass an act
that will aid us in the building of
roads, and we hope that every ciLz
en who is interested in the progres
and developm-ent of the coanunitN
will attend this meeting. I
Z. F. Wright,
The Teachers Meet.
The County Teachers associatior
met in ,the graded school building ai
Prosperity on Saturday. The weath
4r was very bad, but it was very gra
tifying to see such a large number ci
teachers and trustees present.
Dr. E. B. Setzler of Newberry col
lege made a very interzstin; tlk u:
English grammar. The sub.iet du
cussed was. 'The Parts of Speech.'
He said that all words may be in
elhded in eight parts of speech -ex
eept the words "it" and "where'
which are called expletives or filling
out particles. The articles may b
put in the class with adjectives. Dr
Setzler has consented to continu<
these talks on English at each meei
It is a sad fact that most of oni
boys and girls in school today knov.
so little about the English language
They think that arithmetic is th<
most important; so they devote near
ly all of their time to this study.
The teaching of English grammai
should not begin in early schooldays
but correct, English should be taughi
to the child when he is one year old
and continue until he can speak i:
The subject of fractions was dis
eussed by Prof. E. 0. Counts of Pros
CENTRAL METHODIST CHURCH
(Rev. J. W. Wolling, D. D., Pastor.
Tue regular Sunday morning ser
vices begin at 11 o'clock, and will bi
directed by the pastor. The subjec
will be. "The church and her work.'
Let every member be present. Visit
ors to the city, especially all travelius
men, and the general public, are in
The Sunday school meets at 3.3(
and the exercises are interesting foi
bothi young and old. The night ser
vices begin at 7.30 with a song ser
vice. Dr. Wolling will speak on
"The feast of Belshazzar.'' Ther4
will be presented the historic setting
and the results of this remarkabb4
feast. All the young people and es
pelally the college boys and girls art
The Civic Association..
At a meeting of the Civic associa
tion on Wednesday afternoon the re
gular meetings wvere made monthly in
stead of quarterly, and the associa
tion will meet hereafter on the secoi
Wednesday of eaeh month.
A communication was receiva(
from the board of health asking th4
association for information gained b:
the party on the Anderson trip as t<
the dispositon of trash in Anderson
and this information will be corn
municated to the board of health.
The matter of a wagon yard wa:
further discussed and the committee:
of the association who have this mat
ter in hand are at work.
'The Baraca Class Entertains.
T.::e. da. e tt cfhis week th,
araea c'las'-.V' oneL of their oli
tie socials at the handsome ho:ne o:
:'ri. :si' 1L . .!. H. West, oni Boun
dary streect. '?iese socials are alwvay:
cnjoyed. They b)ring together
r a crowd of Newberry's most Popul
lar you'ng me-n. The hos.pitality 0
Mr. and Mrs. West, co:nbined witl
the cordiality that prevailes among
tie yo)ung men. made it one of the
pleasantest evenings of the season.
The class here is still in the raes
with Clinton for the banner. If New
berry loses, the class will have t> g'
to Clinton to attend a social to be
given by tihe Clinton class. If Clin.
t mn loses they will have to attend
a :ocial .:.:i by tc lass :lere. At
'resent the rc e is beco:ning exciting
- irw1n fii is expee.ted, as
there are only two more Sundays be
tre the contest is closed. Cliniton is
hen ( in c :llec t ions o nlv. Ever?
uav .fe-rn: -t 4 clock.
"A Knight for a Day" One of the
Funnest Plays Even Seen in
Tib followin', inl relardl 1) "A
Kiglit For a Day.' wh-i will be
1reseited in Ohe op1era Ilolse here on
'ing of Janiary 28. is from
the Greensboro News of January 14:
"A Knight for a Day," the bill
rendered at the Grand last night, is
probably as good musical gayety a
was ever seen in Greensboro. The
play was greeted by a good house
and for two hours and a half there
were funny acts. causing side-split
ting laughter. and scenes of fair fem
linity that taxed the vison of the
men of the audience.
ihe women had their inning Tues
day night. Last night the men had
theirs. Annie Russell and "The
Stronger Sex" appeal to refinement.
matrimony and morality. "A Knight
for a Day'" is a play of levity and
Frank Deshon, as Jonathan y,
and 2ss Jewell Darrell, as Tilly
Day, are the star comedians and they
are there with the goods. Jonathan
Joy's sallies of wit always brought
down the house. while Miss Tilly's
perplexities and misfortunes were
equally as funny.
Tilly Day is a servant girl at the
Evanston Seminary for young wo
men, while Jonathan Joy is a self-as
sumed lawyer, who is aotually a
waiter. In the light of the moon
Jonathan attemps to steal Miss Tilly
from a second story room of the sem
inary. In ihe first attempt he goes
;to the wrong wi'ndow and arouses the
chief instead of his fiance. In the
second attempt he succeeds, but is
caught while Miss Tilly goes back
for her powder puff. The play mainly
concerns the misadventures of this
A picture of beauty is the scene in
the first act where a bevy of girls
ride on a series of see-saws with all
lights out except the red, white and
blue lights on the see-saws.
Among the musical numbers that
made special hits were duets, with a
full chorus, "Life Is a See-Saw,"
"Garden of Dreams," and "Little
Girl in Blue."
"A Knight for a Day" is a gay
and girly gleeglaw of pantieular
charm. The play may be noted for
its strong troop of well developed
chorus girls in their abbreviated cos
tumes, as well as for the comedy pro
duced by Jonathan Joy and Miss Til
-The following a from the Colum
bia State of January 20:
With manifest delight, a large aud
ience at the theatre .last night en
joyed all of the songs and quips of
the musical comedy which was pre
sented by a large company. There
was vim and dash and eatehy music
andl large and pretty choruses of well
The house was not filled. Th-e com
pany deserved it and will get it to
night, but last night played against
a largely attended celebrat-ion at the
university and another at the StateI
Frank Deshon is a elever comedian,
but lhe was not the whole show by
any means. He is the master of his
role and his songs as well as his com
edy work were generously applauded.
but Miss Jewell Darrell also received
a great deal of attention on hdr every
appearance. As "Tillie, the servant "
s he is a distinct hit, and there is
something entirely new in her work.
The choruses are le rge, full voiced
and the costumes are in excellent
taste. The see-saw scene in the first
aet was followed by a storm of ap
plause. Some of 'the song hits were,
1"I'd Like Another *Situa.tion Just
Like That." "Life is a See-Saw,"
" 'Corsica,'' ''Little Girl in Blue,''
"Hang Out the Front Door Key,"
and " Whistle as You Walk Out."
IThis show ranks ~with "Coming
Thro' the Rye'' and other big pro
The Rev. .John S. Cook. D. D.. will
preach in the opera house on Sunday
at 3 p. n. His topic will be, " The
Coming Church.'' The public is cor
dially invited -to attend this service.
Services will be held at the Clayton
Memorial e-hurch on Saturday at 3
. in., and on Sunday at 11 a. m. and
7.30 p. mn.
A Card of Thanks.
Editor Herald and News: Please
allow me the privilege of extending
my sincere thanks and heartfelt ap
preciations to those kind-hearted
friends who have been so generous in
bestowing acts of kindness upoRl me
and my little motherless children
for the past several months. Your
kind acts shall forever be cherished
n my heart.
J D. H. Kibler.
Merchants and Farmers B
The directors of the Merchants an
Farmers bank, Little Mountain,
C., held their regular quarterly meet
ing Wednesday afternoon, Januar.
20. The oticial reports showed tha
the affairs of the bank are in exce
lent shape. A seni-annual dividen
of 3 per cent was declared and a han
some little sum was carried to th
Reported by 0. MeR. Holmes.
Good middling ............9 3-8
Strict Middling .... .... .. ..9 1-4
Middling ..... .... ..... .. 9 1-8
(Correeted by Nat Gist.)
Good Middling ...... ...... .. 91
Strict Middling .... ..... 9
Middling .. ........ ...... 9 1-4
I CENT A WORD.
No advertisement taken fo
less than 25 cents.
FOR SALE-Pit Bull Terriers-pzi
greed. Correspondence' solicited.
Burnett Kennels, Knoxville, Tenn.
"A KNIGHT FOR A DAY"-Opera
House, Thursday, 28th. The indi
cations are that all seats will be
taken in advance of the perfor
mance. Engage or list for tickets
with either of the local managers
not later than Saturday night.
Those who list will be given first
choice of seats. Subscribers' seat
sale will be on Monday at Newber
ry Hardware Co. Regular seat sale
opens Tuesday. None except those
who have listed for seats can se
cure them Monday.. So get on the
list. All reserved seats $1.50. Chil
dren under 12 years and occupying
same seat as parent, 50 cents.
J. W. WHITE, store in the post offiea
building, ready to do any kind of
plumbing business on short noti
and in good style.
"LOST-Last night, between 8 and
10 o'clock. two, golden hours 6ach
set with sixty diamond minutes.
No reward is offered, for they are
gone forever!'' An opportunity is
afforded the young men of 'New
berry in Cecil's Business Schoo
Day or Night, to prepare them
selves for more - efficient services.
Penmanship, Letter Writing, Bill
Making, Mathematics. Bookkeep
ing, &c. Young man, today is your
opportunity, ,tomorrow some other
GOR GOOD WORK in the plumbing
line that will stand the test of time
call on J. W. White.
FOR RENT OR SALE-Two-hor
farm five miles from town. 13-ac
tract near Mcllol'n Mill. Anothe
small tract near Mollohon Mill.
J. W. WHITE, Newberry's up-to
date and competent plumber guar
antees perfect satisfaction in all
work entrusted to him.
FOUND-Several young men have
found Cecil 's Business School over
the Post Office, ,d have been re
J. W. WHITE is prepared to gie en
tire satisfaction 'gn all plu.mbing
business that is required to be don
CALL on J. W. White if you care to
have first class .plumbing done.
WANTED-To buy a second hand
corn mill rock. Write Mill Rock,
R. F. D. No. 2, Newberry, S. C.
'PHONE 261 for Pork and Beef.
GLT YOUR GLASSES from Dr. G
W. Connor. a graduate of the larg
est optical college in the world-th
Northern Illinois College of Chica
go. Dr. Connor is located perman
ently in Newberry, gives both the
objective and subjective tests b.
electricity and guarantees his work
Office over Copeland Brothers.
HORSE FOR SALE-Good gentl
horse. Apply to J. D. Hunt, Pr
perity, S. C. t
FOR NICE pork chops~ and steak
J. C. Sample, old dispensary stand
fore you buy your next supply o
blacksmith coal it will pay you t
Baxter & Son,
CJor. Friend & McKibben Sts.