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VOL XLVI NO, 13 NEWBERRY, S. 0.. FEIDAY. FEBRUARY 12. 1909. TWIGE A WEEK. $1.50 A YEAR
JUDGE HYDRICK IS LEADING
Three Ballots Taken Yesterday Morn
ing-The Vote in Detail on
Special to The Herald and News.
Columbia, Feb. 11.'-Three ballots
were taken withnt result by tie joint
assembly this morning for .ass-riate
justice 'to succeed Assooiate Justice
Ira B. Jones, reeently elected ehief
Cireuit Judge D. E. Hydrick' had
gained e6nsiderably on the third bal
lot, reeiving -the !highest number of
votes given any candidate since the
The joint assembly will meet again
tonight to ballot again, and it is be
lieved here itoday that the deadlock
-will be broken tonight.
The three ballots taken today were
D. E. Hydriek-63.
Jno. C. Shepparrd-50.
T. P. Cothran--48
D. E. Hydrick-68.
Jno. C. Sheppard-46.
T. P. Cothran-47.
D. E. Hydriek-71.
Jno. C. Sheppard-43.
T. P. CoAhran-47.
ILLS ANTI-ALIEN BILL.
California Segregation Measure Dead
For the -Present-House Re
Sacramento, Feb. 10.-Yielding to
the pressure brought to bear by
President Roosevelt and Gov. J. N.
Gillett, the California ass6nbly to
day reversed .its previous position by
reconsidering the former vote oni
segregation of Japanese in the public
sohools and finally rejecting the meas
ure by a vote 'f 41 to 37. An effort
by -the supporters of the bill further
to consider were lost by a vote of 38
t.o 38, and the assembly is now elear
of any Japanese measure objected ito
by 'the national government.
Republican Victory Ratified by Con
gress-Electoral Vote Can
Washington. Feb. 1.-With simple
but i.en si've ceremonies the count
ing the .eleetorai vote for .president
and vice president occurred today at
a joint session of the senaste and
'house, !held in the ch-amber of the low
William H. Tafit of Ohio and James
S. Sherman of New York were offi
ea-lly declared to 'be the choi.ee of the
people for the ,term, beginning M'arch
4 next. The eounts consumed exact
ly 40 mimites.
The tellers reported .that William
H. Taft and James S. Sherman 'had
received 321 votes and that William
J. Bryan .and John W. Kern had re-]
cei'ved 162 votes. Only 242 vonres were
necessary sto elect. T!he vice president
announced that Messrs Taft and Sher
man 'had received more than the re
qtnisite majority, and that "this an
nouncement of the state of the -voite~
by the president of the senate sh'all be
deemed a sufficien-t declaration of the
persons eleeted president and vice
president of the Un-ited Staites, each
for the term beginning March 4.
1909, and shall be entered, toget1ier
w'ith a list of the votes, on the jour
nals of the senate and house of rep
The vice presidenit then declared
the business completed. Sena>tors
then shook hands with Mr. Sherman.
Mr. Loudenslager (N. J.), du,ring a
recess -that was taken in the house,
proposed three ~cheers for the vice~
president-elect, which were given with
a will by Republieans and Democrats
Some one started singing "He's a
Joll-v Good Fellow'' .and the refrainI
wa aken nn all over the 'house.
MISS DAISY DAVIES.
Excellent Address in Central Method
ist Church on Monday Evening
by Charming Speaker.
On Monday night in Central Meth
odist church Miss Daisy Davies. of
Atlanta, Ga., who .is sent out by the
Woman's Board of Foreign Missions,
of the Methodist Episcopal Church,
South, in the interest of young peo
ple, gave a most interesting address.
Miss Davies is a strong-, forceful
speaker, and adapts :herself well to
ithe audience she is addressing. She
said in the course of :her rerr.,rks that
the two greatest movements in the
chureh in recent years are th;e young
people's movement for the promotion
of missions, which bega.n about six
years ago, and the laymen's move
ment, which began about ithree x-ears
ago. Up to within aboat six or seven
years past the matter of missions had
not received any special aittention at
the hands of these two mighty forces.
The women alone, wiith here and there
a few exceptions, seemed to carry
the great responsibility of sending
the gospel sto -the heathen or those
who knew it not. Miss Davies thinks
fthat the awakening of -the young peo
ple and the men ito this great cause is
due -largely to the prayers and the
untiring zeal of the devoted women
who labored on through years of hard
s!hip and often times discouragement,
for this the promotion of missions.
She showed in a very clear way the
staftling difference between the op
portunities fo:r Christia-n living here
and in the foreign land>. All doors are
open now, however, -to the preaching
of .the inspired Word, and the -two
needs now are the inessengers to go
with -the glad tidngs and the money
to plant the "red-s-tained banner of
the cross" in every 1and that knows
it not, and in 'the hearts of the people
.to sow the seed of righteousness that
will bring -to all eternal life. "We
have Christ and tihey have not," 4that
is the difference, Ahe said, between
:,:-e Chori.,'ians of anY land and the
degraded idol 'w,ojnsiQppers of fair
away hmeathendom. Therefore, out
of sheer gratitude it behooves us to
do our duty, to exereise our priviege,
.in helping to proclaim to ithese be
nighted the plans of salvation, .and
to 11relp show .a sin-lost world the
way to find forgiveness, peace, and
'a.ppiness, and a,t -last to gain the
Heavenly home >and 'to abide in the
light and smile of a Savi'our's love.
Miss Daimies left New'berry Tues
day morning for Greenville, where
she spoke on Tuesday night. On Wed
nesday night she spoke in Bebhel
carth in Spa.rtanibur;, a'nd then she
went to Columbia, and from there she
goes to B atebu.rg, and wvill be a't the
district conference whi.eh 'the Wo
man 's Fo'reign Missionary Society,
will hold at that place -the 1.ast of !the
week. After -that she will visit Cha'r
leston and other ci'ties in the State up
to t:he -last 'week in February, when
she is !to go to Boston to represent
the Woman 's Buaard' of Foreign Mis
sions of the Methodist Churcih,
South, .at the International meeting
of the Woman 's. Foreign Missionar"y
Societies of the United States and
The Rev. Dr. Hallman, of the Spar
t.anburg Lutheran chur'ch, heard the
address of Miss D)avies at Greenwood
ast Sunday, and a Spartanbnrg paper
reports Dr. Ha.llman as saying thait it
is t'he finest address on missions to
which it has ever been his pleasure to
Bro. Jno. S. Barre was born De
eember 7th, 1873. and died November
12th. 1908. Bro. Barre was made ,a
Maser Mason tn .June 17th, 1899, a.t
'the age of twenty-six years. He was
always a fa.ithfu-I, useful and devoted
member 'of P.rospe.rity Lodge, No. 115,
A. F. M. In the Lodge, social circle,
and in his home, lie -was always inter
ested and active in .his work for the
lodge and t'he .welfare of his fellow
man; therefore, be is 'resolved:
1. That .in the death of Bro. Barre
our society has lost a useful and fajith
2. That our Lodge mourns the loss'
of a *memb'er who alwa.ys brought to
h'r 'the best of his service; one who
lov'd the work, and one who gave
freely of 'his time and means to pro
mote -her interests.
3. That we bar cheerful testimony
-to his fakith.ful earnest service as a
mem,ber and his deep interest in t'he
'welfare of t:he order.
4. That we set al)art a page in our
minutc ~bmok to his memory: that a
copy of these resoluftions be sent to
his family, and al a copy be fur
isheJd for puliWatioi.
J. L. Wise.
A. B. Wise.
A. N. Crosson.
CABLE PIANO EXHIBIT.
Concerts Will Be Interesting Feature
-Messrs. Wallace and Ken
nerty in the City.
Messrs. R. B. Wallace and H. J.
Kennerty. specia-l reipresentatives
fro-m the factories of the Cable Piano
-ompany aft Chicago and St. Charles.
Ill., are in Newberry for the purpose
of conducting an adverti-sing exhibit
.id sale of t-he renmvned Cable pia
nos. They will inaugpurate manv ori
ginal advertising features used excl.u
sively b:: the Cable people. Among
the most attractive feat-ires of their
exhibit will be .a n-umber of high-class
vocal and instrumei,mtal concerts, and
anot<her interesting feature will he a
demonstra-tion of the Inner Player,
which plays over 15.000 selections
witih absolute aecuratey and wit'h rich
Messrs. Wallace and Kennerty
reached Ne-wherry yesterday, and a.re
stopping ait the Newberry hotel. They
a.re pleasanit and courteous gentlemen,
being among the most popular and
val.ued representatives of the Cable
people. Mr. Wallace is a native of
this State. Ihaving been born in Marl
T-hy will call upon the masic lov
ers of Newberry -and hope to secure
their coope:ration in making the ex
hibit a success.
The exhibit will be conducted alt
1204 Main street, in the building for
y.rly cc-upied by tihe Watts Racket
~tme. Announcement of t'heir open
ing .concert .dat.es will be made soon.
TIhe instruments which they will
place on exhibit :here will be new and
c.f ::. latest models. eominz to New
bry .-railht from the immense Ca
LUXURY IS THE MODERN TY
Although Living Expenses Have In
creased, Our Money Goes for
If wye should tell Newmioney thatt he
was a second edition of the Roman
spendthrift, he wonld point to his
pew in the church, his subscription to
harity and his contributions to the
improvements of our village, says
Lygn Raby Meekin in -the March De
signer. He wouldn 't understand.
Worse still would be our own unwill
ingness to admit that we ourselves are
not doing more swimming against
the currenit. Indeed, the Tyrant has
ast his spell over the land.
At church conferences last year.
pious men pointed out how the coun
try districts-even the remote mnoun
tain places-were being demoralized
by the city boarders, whose manners,
frivolities and extravaganees were
leading the rural mia~ds straight to
the sacrifice. There is wailing:
throughout -the land at the enhanced
cost of living. We are aghast at the
high prices of food-and yet they
make a very small part of the total.
We complain about dress-and yet
the average American family does
not spend a tenth of its income on
clothes. We declare rents are soar
ing-and yet th-? difference is but a
fotion in -the 'whoale sum.
Where, thmen. the explanation?
S eck -and we sh au1 faind it in t'he lux
uries-mnost of them little, some large.
possibly one unreasonably extrava
gant, but whether big or little, many
or few, the aggregate forms our ruin
ons offering to the Moloch of the age.
The moment we move beyond the
boundaries of our means we meet sor
roix a nd danger-and Luxury is :al
ways bidding us to cross the line, ever
tempting us to go farther into debt
and discouragement and never givingj
us a sin<zle rebate on our investment
in suffering. For the Tyrant we eke
out the largest sacrifices of all that
makes life worth living. and his bedt
honors and prizes are but Dead Sea
fruit, tbat. when itouchedl, turns t.o
THE WORK OF THE
PROHIBITION FIGHT BEGUN IN
Mileage Rate Bill Passed by House
Session Will Probably Go For
Coluibia, S. C., Feb. 11.-There
seems to be little doulyt that the pres
ent essioii of the joint assembly will
last fully forty days. It is under
stood that some of the members
thought it would -not be in good taste
to get the session -hortened after the
aet fixing a definite a-motint as sal
ary. as it might be construed as a re
flection upon former sessions 'tha-t
they went 40 days simply baecause the
pay lasted that long.
However, with ,the deadlock whieh
has been on for several weeks in the
election of an associate justice a good
deal of -time has been eonsumed that
would not otherwise have beein. The
deadlock is still -on at this writing.
During this week a -number of im
portfant ma:tters 'have been discussed,
but -no one of them .has yet been pass
ed by both houses. It is noit at all
probable that any legislation will -be
h,ad looking towards State-wide yro
hi-bition at t:his session.
For associate justice the three ean
didates who -have been' voted for con
tinue to receive about the same vote.
Now and 'then aa .few scattering votes
for some one who .has 'not been in the
race. The last ballot -last night gave
Hon. J. E. McDonald, of Winnsboro,
ten votes. the largest received by any
one outside of the ,three candidaites.
The ballots on Tuesday, the first this
week, were -as follows:
Fii-st-C-othran 49; Hydriok 58;
Second-Cothran' 50: Hvdriek 57;
Third-Cotihiran 51: Hydrick 56:
Four,h-Cothran 45; Hydriek 55;
Fi,fth-Cot-livan 43: Hydrick 36;
Sheppard 51; T. Moulitie Mordecai
1; T. B. Fiaser 2; Melver 1: R. 0.
Pard 1; R. C. Watits 1.
Sixth-Cothran 40: Hydriek 56;
Sheppard 47; Fraser 7: M. L. Smit1h
Se'venth-Cotbran 43; Hydrick 55;
Shppard 49; Fraser 1; Smith 6; J.
P. Carey 1.
The ballots Wednesday were as fol
First-Cotlwan 48; Hydriek 61;
Sheppard 50; Jno. J. McMa'han 1.
Siecond-Cot'hran 43; Hydrick 68;
Sheppard 47; Walter Hazard 3.
Third-C(oth ran 43; Hyd.riek 59;
Sheppard 47: J. E. McDonald 10.
The bill fixing a passenger rate in
this State of 2 1.-2 eeits per mile on
all roads 40 mi.les long passed the
house by a vote of 91 to 5. It also
provides that if 'any railroad shall sell
mileage books at sueh rate or less the
presentation of the mileage on the
trains sihall be accepted by t~h'e short
est route, the .conductor or other offi
er taking out the mileage instead of
requiring the passenger 'to exehange it
for a ticket.
Mr. Otts of Ithe senate agd Mr.
Nicholson of the house have introdu.e
ed a concurrent resolution providing
for the investigation of the county
ds.apnsaries. It is sta-ted that the bill
is aimed a.t Chla.rlesiton principally,
certain disclosures having been made
in the conduct of the dispensary busi
nss in that county being res'ponsible
fo the int roduction of these resolu
Senator Appe-lt 's bill looking to a
license upon persons soliciting orders
for whiskey houses outside of ithe
St:te has been so amended that he
himself voted against his own bill
t.hah it passed the senate as amend
e. An amendment wvhieb was offer
d yv Senator Clifton makes it a mis
demeanor for liquor drummers to so
'l'it orders in -this State and provides
a penalty for so doing.
On 'a motion to lay this amendment
on .the table the vote of the senate
stood as -follows:
Aes-Appelt, Carlisle. Crosso>n.
Forrest, Graydon, Hardin, Harvey.
Laney, Lide, Mauldin, O}tts. Sullivan.
Summers, Wailer. Wha rin-15l.
Na.vs-BIaek, Carpenter, Clifton.
Croft. Earle, Griffin, Hougrh, Johnson,
T.amatmne MeKeitman. Montgomery,j
Mukentiuss. Rainsford, Stewant,
N action :bas been taken by the
penators on the bill to repeal The lien
law and it is not probable at this
time that anything will be done.
The house on Tuesday discussed the
State-wide prohibition bill but did
not reaeh .a vote.
On Wednesday most of the time of
the house was devoted ito the consid
eration of the appropriation bill.
There was considerable opposi-tion in
the :house to a good many of the items
as presented by the ways and means
eommittee, the main fight being on
the provision for increase of the ap
pry-iopriattion to Winthrop.
The building of the new domitory
calls for the building of a new dining
room. T:he friends of Winthrop
wanted ito appropriate $45,000 for
I this parpose. After considerable dis
eassion it was decided to provide $11,
900. making the total appropriation
for Winthrop $122,745.
The most unusual action taken by
tihe thouse on yesterday was an amend
ment t-o the appropriation bill offer
ed by Mr. Doar, of Georgetown, pro
viding $50,000 .for free school books
to poor children. This amendment
-reads: "That the sum of $50,000 is
hereby appropriated for the purpose
of providing free school books to the
deserving children of the State at
tending our public schools. The ques
tion of who are deserving children in
each instance shall be det.ermi'ned by
said trustees of each school district
and itheir decision shall be final.
That this sum shall be apportioned
among the counties of this State ac
cording Ito .the enrolment of children
in free public schools."
I It is possible, of :ourse, -that the
bill may be farther amended before
it .leaves the ihouse and .then it has to
be discussed a:fter it goes .to the sen
ate. but it may be interesting .to note
the main items in the bill as it was or
dered to a .third reading on yesterday.
There were practically no changes in
the amounts allowed the different de
Th-e following are ithe figures and
they may be changed after the house
disusses the bill further today, and
also again changed after the bi-ll
ieaehes the senate.
Goverijor 's offe .. .. ..$ 13,500.00
Secretary of state's office 6.500.00
Comptroller general's of
fiee....... .. .......11,50.00
State treasurer's office .. 7,600.00
Saire suiperintendent eadu
cation's 'offee.... ......5,90.00
Adjutant general's oj.e. 16,700.00
Atto-rney general's office 6,725.00
offeee.... .... .......10,550.00
State librarian's ofeei.. 1,330.00
Puiibe builings. .. .... 47326.88
St ate geologist',s office .. 3,400.00
Depa rtm ent 'of agriculture 16.800.00
Judicial department .. ..94,606.25
Health departmenit .. ..13,200.00
Tax depa.rt.ment .. .......80,393.14
University of South Cairo
lina .... .... ........82,871.10
Winthrop ....... ..122,74.05
South Carolina Military
academy .... .... ...30,590.65
Colored Industrial college 12,000.00
Othe2r educational purposes 107,991.65
State Hospital for Insane 185,632.00
Deaf, Dumb and Blind asy
lum .. .... .... ......28,800.00
Suth Carolina Industrial
schiool.. .. ..........4,000.00
Other penal .arnd charitable
purpses.. . ... -- - 700.00
Pesionis.... ......... 262,000.00
Hitorical commission .. 2.230.00
Interest on pablic debt ..293,246.03
Elections. ... . ...... .. 8,125.00
Misellaneous. .. .. .. .. 40,583.95
Senate .. .. .. .. .. ......14,796.10
IHuse of representatives.. 31,915.30
E.rsing department .. 5,113.00
Expen.ses common to both
houses.. .... .........320.00
The bill providing for a bond is
sue in Newberry county .'has passed
the senate an.d ithe house.
The Newberry county government
bill has also passed both houses.
The Speed Fiend.
"T'fhe flirst time 'he went out in his
new auto he ran across a few friends,
"nid thy :1ave failies '"
:. *. *. .
Mrs. J. T. Mayes entertained a
inmiber of ladies most delight-fully at
a luncheon given by her on last Fri
Mrs. R. D. Smith gave a luneheon
on Satirday morning complimentary
to Mrs. J. E. James. About a dozen
ladies were present, and the time wes
spei most charmingly.
Mrs. Everard Blackshear, of High
oprings. Fla., awas the honor guest at
a delighu'1l bridge party on Saturday
maorning at -the home of Mrs. George
Jo astone. The game was followed
by a delicious course luncheon, whic1h
was served to ithe following ladies:
Mesdames 0. McR. Holmes, J.
E. Norwood, A. T. Brown,
W. H. Carvile, J. F. J.
Caldwell, Y. J. Pope, M. L. Spearman,
P. E. Scott, Misses May-me Ferguson,
of Laurens, Lucile Wilson, and Linp
Jones, of Laurens.
1Uhe Wednesday Afternoon Olub was
most &harmingly entertained by Mrs.
R. H. Wright. The feature of the
afternoon* was a unique contest at
which Mrs. W. C. Sehenek won the
first prize, a lovely silk work box, and
Miss Cora Dominick, the consolation,
a dainty work bag. Later in the af
ternoon the lhostess served a delicious
oyster supper. The guests of the af
ternoon were: Mrs. John K. Al,,
Miss Elizabeth Dominick, Mrs. S. B..
Aull, Miss Maude Langford, Kra.
Dave Langford, Miss Mary Carwile
Barton,- M-rs. A. B. Russell, of Autun,
Miss Faldrop, of Hendersonville, Miss
Blanche Davidson, -Miss Bess Gilder,
Miss Sarah Robinson, Miss Camille
Evans. Mrs. W. C. Sehench, and Miss
A WBST POINT PRANX.
When Fitzhugh Lee Startled Pompous
Writing :o "West Point Before tihe
Wa r'' in the Met11p1i'tan Magazine,
Ge4neva.1 S. W. FerguIa t,lls how
F gitzhag Lee dved to play pranks:
Fitz was always mast popular, full
of fun and ireaidv for -any deiviilment.
One daring tUe encampment we were
bot:h under arreot for some caper, and,
as wais c.u'stonary, are 'had t:o .ma.rch to
.Ihe 'mms 'ha!ll ewih the gia'rd inste-ad
of -w" t4he ba,ttadlio'n. A't tihat time
Sott 's'tactics 'were used, and we were
ahilays formed in two riamiks. The
squaid, under command of Corporal
Mo-t:gue, was mard'hing 'tO the mess
i'al a'nd hald :a;Lmost reached the ebap
el -wihen Generai Scott himself appear
ed anud crrossed our path ,in front of
us. The -corporad on seeing :the great
ga'era.l strailghtened hiim'salf li'ke a
ramrod, eaalle'd out in .his mgst martial
tnes. "O!mos'e -up :there!'' and stepped
out, toes pointed and eyes rigidly to
the .font. F&tz 'and I were in the
i'nr of tihe column. To my amazement
'amd consternation Fitz junaped one
ide, pickeid up a round stone and sent
it boiing ialong tihe flagsones elose
by the general and was baek in his
pla3.e as rigid as -any one i'n a second.
The aid genrer al stopped, 'looked up,
then aroand. Th'ere was notihing in
siihit but the squad of hue guard. He
ould not timagi,ne thiat tihe stone came
from suc~h a souirce 'and resamed his
walk. We 'had -no't gone more than a
few steps awthen Fitz repeated 'the per
forma;niee, sayiing on 'eadh oeeasion as
he got back in his pleee. "Ha, old
bg generall you ean't eateh me!'' By
tNs 'time iwe had pasnad the front of
,Ae chapell, and the genera'l was out
of sight. The ,last glimpse I 'had of
'him 'he 'was -looking around for the
:sonee avhence came ihie rocks. I
~have often wondered what would have
been -t-he thought of -the corporal
had he known what was going on, and
I have 'wonider'ed, 'too, 'what report bhe
would have made. I >was badl<y sear
ed. I must confess, but it was never
thes very funny. One must have
knwn .the pompous old general ito be
bile 'to 'realize 'haw indign'ant 'he 'look
d'~ at the eare}'essness of any one al
owing a rock -t;o be thrown so neair
h'm, the comma,nder in chilef of the
arny. A shont time af.ter a:t the
eradl bail -aLvays given before stri-k
ing camp for- 'barracks Fitz wa'lked
up to the general, ,irer:oduced ihimsedf
a'nd 'had quite en 'animated conversa