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VOL xLVI NO,~T NEWBERRY T. (9. TUESDAY. JUNE 15. 1909 TWICE A WEEK. $1.50 A YEAR
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Ca1s On Wa
NEWBERRY PILOT CARS
ON WAY TO MEET ThEM
SCOUT CAES LEFT ATLANTA
Will Probably Reach Newberry Some
Time % This Afternoon From
Atlanta, Ga., June 14.
Herald and News: Journal and Her
ald scout cars left Atlanta eight
forty this morning.
Atlanta, Ga., June 14th, 3.25 p. m.
Herald and News :-Seout cars ar
rived Monroe. Georgia. at m fifteen.
Distance from Atlanta sixty-seven
As a result of the work done in the
past few days in presenting New
berry 's claims to a place in the pic
ture on the proposed great capital
to-capital atomobile highway be
tween New York and Atlanta, and
thence on to Florida, the scout cars
of the Atlanta Journal and the New
York Herald, in locating this route,
will pass through Newberry. It is
probable that the cars will arrive in
Newberry some time this afternoon,
add it is very much hoped that the
party can be induced to spend the
Newberry Sends Pilots.
Cars from Newberry left yester
day for Greenwood to pilot the scout
cars here. The Newberry pilot ears
took three different routes, it having
been decided to take the three most
practicable routes and then to com
pare notes after reaehing Greenwodd
and bring the scout cars to Newberry
by the best route of the three.
The Proposed Highway.
The plan of building a great auto
mobile highway from New York to
Atlanta and then:ee to Florida was
inaugurated some time ago by the
Atlanta Journal and the New York
Herald, and it has been enthusiastic
all received and encouraged by the
people of all t,he sections to be trav
ersed. Three routes have been urged.
One of these has already been travers
ed by the Journal a.nd Herald cars
from New York to Atlanta coming
into South Carolina from Charlotte,
and passing through Gaff ney. Spar
tanburg. Greenville and Anderson,
and thence to Atlanta. The second.
rete will be 'traversed on the return
of the cars.to New York-the.capital
*to-capital route. in which Newberry
wants and. must have a place. The
other route is known as the Bristol
route along the line of the formerly
celebrated route by Bristol, .Tenn.,
which would traverse a s'ection of
ountry further west than the other
Of t.he three routes, the capital
route is most generally favored, and
with the proper en-couragement from
the people along the route, it ought
to be selected.
Nothing in recent years has done
more to stimulate an intere&st in g'00d
rTads than the spying out of this pro
posed great highway from the na
ols mnetropolis, through the na
vncapital, on to the southern
coewberry Secures Visit of Scouts.
W Vh u it was learned in Newberry
last week that the Journal and Her
ald cars would start yesterday on
their return to New Y'rk. spying out
the pr)Tosed capital route, Dr. 0. B.
Mayer. president of the cbamber of
comerce. took up the matter,. in the
effort to induce the cars to come to
Newbe'y. It was urged, and .lustly.
that Newberr'y was logically on the
route. onsdering both distances and
th conditon and quality of the roads.
It was thought at that time that the
scut (ars would come by Laurens,
and President Mayer appointed a
co'fmitte. composed of Mr. C. T.
Sumer. Dri. F. D). Mower, and Mr.
R.. H. Wright. to meet the party at
arn. -f -t was decided to take
..ha,- ruefrom Greenwood to Colum
y to Newberry
At that time Newberrv was not on
the map which the Atlanta Journal
had published of the proposed route.
Mr. E. H. Aull, editor of The Her
ald and News, had been in Atlanta
a. few days before, and while there he
had a talk with Mr. James R. Gray,
editor and manager of the Atlanta
Journal, and in the course of the
conversation it was suggested that
the route be located via Newberry.
On Saturday Mr. Aull got in com
munication by telephone with Mr.
John S. Cohen, managing editor of
the Atlanta Journal, who is in charge
of the Journal's scouting party, again
urging that the route be located by
The following correspondence by
wire, which ensued on Saturday, ex
Misleading Information From Colum
"E. H. Aull, Newberry: We are in
formed from Columbia "that the
road between Abbeville and Newberry
is horrible on account of the cross
ings of the Saluda river and the
three-mile-wide swamp at Chappells
between Greenwood and Newberry."
Is this information correct? If so,
is there no other route so as to avoid
Saluda crossing and swamp? Kind
ly answer promptly. We are strong
ly urged to abandon trip through
your section and go via Augusta.
"The Atlanta Journal,
" John S. Cohen."
The Facts Given.
"Newberry, June 12.
"John S. Cohen, Atlanta Journhl.
Atlanta, Ga.: The information sent
out frtom Columbia as to swamp at
Chappells is misleading. We do nt
and never have proposed to bring the
party via this route, and do not in
tend going through the swamp re
ferred to. The route above has no
swamp, and the route from here to
Grenwood, I am told, is in good con.
dition. All automobiles from Colum
bia to Greenwood or the up-cointry
come via Newberry. From Abbeville
to Augusta is practically down the
Savannah river. We have never
thought of going t.hrough the wamp
at Chappel.ls, but expe2t at take a
route above Chappells. M--. C:hipley
at Gteenwood says the roats fromi
here to Greenwood is in good condi
tion. He has frequently traveicl it.
From here to Columbia is a cidge on
water shed between the two rivers,
and no streams until Broad river at
"'E. H. Aull.''
Decided, to Come by Newberry.
"Atlanta, June 12, 1909.
"E. H. Aull, Newberry: Your tele
gram received. Replying on informa
tion contained therein, we wi'l follow
route suggested, Abbeville, Gren
wood, Ne wberry, Columbia.
"Jlohn S. C:>he.'
.Prior to this corresponden~ce by
wire, Mr. Aull had also written a
personal letter to Mr. Grr... editor of
the Journal, in rega'rd to the matter,
which the Journal in its ismue 'of Sun
day prints among the informatiou up
on which it relied in selec~.tn the
route by Newberry.
What's the Matter With Columbia?
It seems thiat for somec reason Co
lumbia, or sonie parties ini C>umbia,
wantedl the route to Columbhia by
Augusta, and not by Abbevi! . Green
wood and Newberry, and they~ iter
estedl themselves in trying. to have it
made by Augusta, not wit hst aud.ing
the fact that Columbia wvould1 :.>t be
affeted, being on the route, na viat
'ta wvhlh rot to Colaimbia wats
chosen. lIn tihe Columbia Stat o
Sunday morning it is stated that
"for sonme reason Augusta is not
made to tigure in the intinerarv of
the present "'pathfinding" scheme but
as the findings of these scouts are not
to definitely determine the ultimate
selection of the, roadway, it is cer
tain that Augusta will be heard from
in good time. In fact, the newspap
ers which are blowing so hard now
have never done much in the past to
The Coluimbia Record of Saturday
aftttenon azid that "'Columbia has
cosider.ed that the best route from
The Atlanta Journal of Sunday
"Automobilists of Columbia in
personal letters to friends in Atlanta
Saturday urged a change in the plaas
of The Journal-Herald scout cars, one
writing "that the road between AL
beville and Newberry is horrible on
a:count of the crossings of the Salud:
river and the three-mile wide swamp
at Chappells. between Greenwood and
--The Journal immediate.y ',ves
tigated the reports and tehjrasn
from leading citizens in A 4ieville,
Greenwood and Newberry show that
the automobilists had in mind a dif
ferent route from the one to be trav
ersed by the scouts. The cars will
go as originally planned via Abbe
ville, Greenwood, Newberry, thence
on to Columbia."
It will be seen that, notwithstand
ing Columbia's efforts, the scout cars
are coming to Newberry.
The people of Greenwood were al
so in communication with Atlanta on
Saturday, working with Newberry for
the location of the route.
Pilot Cars Go to Meet Scouts.
Three parties went to Greenwood
yesterday to meet the scout cars. Dr.
F. D. Mower and Dr. W. E. Pelham,
Jr., drove Dr. Mower's car, via 0'
Neall bridge over Bush river, thence
by Zion church and the long bridge
over Little River to Williams' store,
and from there by Vaughnville to
Cross Hill and Greenwood.
Mr. W. C. Moran drove Mr. Z. F.
Wright's White Steamer, in which
were Mr. E. H. Aull, Mr. R. Herman
Wright and Supervisor Feagle, to
Williams' Store along the sa-me route
taken by Drs. Mower and Pelham,
and from Williams' store on over the
r-ailroad bridge between Chappells and
Dyson, by Ninety Six and on to Green
Capt. W. S. Langford's Ford run
,'>out. with Mr. W. C. Waldrop at
the wheel and Mr. Langford on board.
took the Belfast road over the 0'
Neall bridge and by Longshore's
store to Cross Hill, and then on to
Dr. Mower's ear and Capt. Lang
ford's car will meet at Cross Hill
aid proceed to Greenwood together.
The Trip to Newberry.
At Greenwood the three cars will I
compare notes of the routes travers
ed, and decided on the best route to
Newberry. If the Cross Hill route is
selected, as seems probable. the cross
ing of-Saluda river will probably be
made at Smit'h's bridge,.and the prob
able road from Cross Hill to New
b?rry will be by Belfast and on by
I:ongshore 's to Newberry.
I:n any event, the cars will come
into Newberry across the 0O'Neall
bridge over the Bush river. The
m~ute into the city will then be by I
the place of the late Mr. T. M. Neel,
thence up O'Neall street to Drayton
street, thence through Drayton street
to Boundary street, - thenee. . down
Boundary to Caldwell street, and al
ong Cald.weil street to the Newberry
The party will be tendered a recep
tion on their arrival in Newberry, and
will be urged to spend the night here.
The full program of the entertaini
ment to be accorded them during their
stop in Newberry has..not yet been
.The Probable Itinerary.
The cars left Atlanta Journal of-h
Be yesterday morning at 8 o'clock
for their long trip to Herald Square.
at Broadway and 34th street. New
York. Their progress, of course. will
he determined largely by the char
aeter of the roads and the condi
tion of the weather, but when the
start was made the& tenative itinerary
urovided for reaching Elberton last
ight. The points in Georgia whieh
itwa lanned toreach yesterday
were: Decatur. Stone Mountgin,
Lithonia. Conyers. Covington. Soeial
Circle. Monroe. Athens. Elberton. The
Atlanta Journal of Sunday said in
regard to the second day's trip (Tues
day): ''The scouts have less posi
tive information eoneerning the see
ond day's run, because less is known
South Carolina road that are to -be
traversed. It is probable, however.
that the itinerary for Tuesday will
take t'he scouts and their escorts
through Abbeville. Green.wood. and
Personnel of the Party.
*The .Tonrnal car is a bio- Oldsmo
bile, and the Herald car is a White
Steamer. Of the personnel of the par
ty the Atlanta Journal of Sunday
"Henry J. Lamar, of Macon, own
!r of The Journal Oldsmobile, will go
hrough to New York with the car.
KLr. Lamar has few equals when it
-omes to driving an automobile. He
ias an iitimate knowledge of country
oads, generally speaking, and he can
nanage his sturdy "Olds"' in any
''Major John S. Cohen, managing
ditor of The Journal, who came S
brough from New York on the first '
;couting trip, will return and direct
Che Journal's scouts. He will Is a!
)assenger in the big Oldsmobile. Dr.,
3. W. Lee, of Macon, who has toured
vith Mr. Lamar on several other oc- I
asions, and who himself is a road
xpert, will be in The Journal party,
is will also Inman-Gray, son of Jas.
1. Gray, editor and general manager
)f The Journal. Young Mr. Gray ae
ompanied the scouts on their first
rip, and has gathered a lot of val- t
iable information about cross coun
"The Herald's escort-the same
tanch White steamer car that i
)rought the Herald's scouting party
rom New York to Atlanta-will be'!
n charge of Hamilton Peltz, staff cor
espondent and personal representa
:ive of the Herald management. E. W.
3ans, southern manager of the White
teamer company will be a passen
er, and Bob Lambert, a famous driv
r will, be at the wheel.
'Lathan Lazarnick, the recognized A
1hampion out-door photographer of
A.merica, who made so many friends
)y the geniality of his nature on the
)rginal trip down from New York,'
will form another of the Herald's
1scort. Mr. Lazarnick returned from i
Aitlanta to New York immediately
fter the scouts reaehed Atlanta last
3aturday week. He is expected to
rech Atlanta from New York this,
norning at 10 o'clock on the South- 3
rn railway's Birmingham special. ]
Wright Brother3 Honored. <
Washington, June 10.-The appre
-iation. wood will and congratula- I
F. nGTTSHRDLC.FW?V,P BGKQ <
:ions of the American people were to- I
lay extended to -Wilbur and Orville 4
W]right the American aviators, by 1
he President of the United States.<
[he occasion was the presentation of
:he gold medals awarded to the.]
Wright brothers by the Aero Club, of
America, to commemorate the con
luerer of the air. In the presence of
listinguished statesmen, foreign dip
imats, tile members of the Cabinet,
toted scientists and prominent aero
1auts the aviators, the two inventors
>f the first successful flying machine
eavier-than.-air, .received the first
>ublic recognition of t-heir, achieve
nent.s for their fellow countrymen. I
What Every Baby Knows.
That he isn't responsible for be.ing
ere, says Life.
That he hates company.
That his mother is a weak-minde~d
ndividual who gives in .on every oc
3asion and. the slighest provocation.
That his father is a strange being
who has no other place in the scheme
f things than to be rough and a wk
That colic appraently is no respect
r of persons. '
That germless milk is a great trial
That waking up in the dead of nighit
nd again at an unearthly hou':' of
he morning, give that variety of lhfe
hih is said to constitute it s eie iJ
That the process called 'sunghngii'i
That all doctors are fakens. . e
That the average park consists (f1.
)ne policeman, almost entirely sur-v
ounded by trees. t
hat to eat, drink and be n->iiy is
e chief end of all mankind. t
An Old Acquaintance. ~
'Oil Et.hel. I'm so glad you've called!
I'm sure you 'd like to see
[le beautiful engagement ring
That Jack last night gave me!"?
'Oh, do not trouble!" Ethel purred.
Her pretty cheeks aglow.
'I've seen it. dear-orw let me thiink~
Abiout two. years ago!"
The Story of
Wr. C. W. Dudley's Tes
ews and Courier.
Columbia, June 13.-There is a si
ession of the dispensary winding up c<
'Story of the Cheeks."
In the consideration of the matte
aents are to be placed side by side.
One is the testimony offered by C
vinding up commission in Attorney G
The other is the affidavit offered
Here are the two side by-side:
Mr. Dudley's Testimony (1907.)
"Mr. Lyon took up the matter of
he checks. He exhibited one for $750,
vhich the witness (Dadley) identified.
1his was the che;ck drawn by Mr.
)udley on the Palmetto National
3ank. The check was dated Decem
"Q. What did you do with that
noney? A. I didn't intend to ac
ount for the disposition of that $750
n-telling you about my expense. That
750 did not come near paying my
xpenses on that one trip during the
"Q. You stated that this money
vas used by you to pay your expenses
o Lexington, Peoria and Chicago, and
or other purposes I A. I wish to cor
ect t'hat statement. This didn't
ome near paying my expenses on that
"Q. You stated, I believe, that
rou left Columbia between December
.5 and December 201 A. I find now
hat I left about the morning of De
"Another check for $400 was ek
bited. He said he did not draw.this
ut for any special purpose 'just to
>ut it in my pocket.' He said he had
;1,500 in his pocket at that time, and
hat this was nat included in any
f the money which he had drawn
ut from the Palmetto ,National
"On the 20th of December,'' said
vr. Dudley, "I had $2,600 -in my
>oket. On the 21st or 22nd, I had
3,100 in my pocket. ''
"Q. Where did you get this ad
(Reply stricken out.)
"I didn't. get any of this other
oney from Clarke Bros & Go,'' said
dr. Dudley, my deposits here were
~rom Clarke Bros. & Co., and Leh
aan and represented my commissions
or the month of December.''
"He said he put over $1,600 of
his money, which he hadixi his pock
ts the day he left Columbia-, on his
Ibts, put 1,000 in theh]adfds of
riends in Lexington fer in'vestments
a the business in which he is $t pres
ut engaged and loaned out 'some.''
"Another check dated January 17,
ras exhibited and identified for $200,
>ayable to the Columbia Hotel.
"What was that for A. To apply
o my account at the hotel."
"A notiher check dated January 19,
or $625 was identified. Mr. Dudley
aid it was drawn for no special pur
ose, just for cash.
"Q. A check was subhmitted and
dnitied for $600, drawn January
4. Q. What disposition was5 made
f that money? A. It was not for
ny special purpose. I just didn't
rant my balance~ at the bank to be
The conclusion of Mr. Dudley's tes
imony was ended in the reports as
ollows: "Mr. Dudley said he had
ever used a cent of money for the
urpose of advancing his interests
;ith the board of directors of the
timony in 1907 and His
ory to be gleaned from last week's
)mmission. It might be called the
two statements or series of state
W. Dudley before the dispensary
eneral Lyon's office on May 3, 1907.
last afternoon by Dudley through
Mr. Dudley's Affidavit (1909.)
"State of Kentucky, County of
Fayette. The affiant, C. W. Dudley,
states that .he represented several li
quor dealers in the State of South
Carolina during and for several years
prior to 1906, for the purpose of pro
curing orders for liquors for the State
dispensary. He states that during
parts of said time, J. B. Wilie was.
a member of the board of directors of
the State dispensary.
"Affiant states that ' about the
month of October, 1906, through the
efforts, and by arangements with the
said Wilie, he procured an order from
said State dispensary for a quanity
of liquor to be sold and funrished by
the Live Oak Distilling cempany, of
"Affiant states that he paid to the
said Wilie the sum of $1,060 as a com
mission for procuring the purchase of
said liquors, that amount being de
manded by said Wilie, who was, at
said time, a member of the board of
directors of the State dispensary.
"Affiant states that about Decem
ber, 1906, he procured an order for
tbe purchase of certain liquors by the
State dispensary from Clarke Broth
ers' company, of Peoria, Ill. He states
that he was paid as commissioa for
procuring said order, the sum of $6,-.
225 by W. E. Hull, that being the
total aniount of commissions paid him
on account of the goods so purchased,
and which were retained by the com
mission. He states that he divided
his said commissions with the three
members of the board of directors of
the State dispensary, to wit: - Johin
Black, J. W. Rawlinson and J. B.
Wilie, as a consideration for their
making said purchase. Affiant does
not remember the exact amount paid
them, but Black was paid approxi-'
mately $2,200, Rawlinson $1,200 and
"Affiant states that while H. H.
Evans was a member of the board of
directors of the State dispensary he*
paid the said H. H. Evans $1,500, to
aid him in his campaign for re-elec
tion to said board of direetors. This
was in 1905, or early in 1906.
"Affiants states that this was the
only amount he remembers to have
paid said Evans, but he might have
paid him other sums,
"Affiant states .that he has been
practically confined to his bed for fif
teen months having sustained a para
lyti stroke complicated with other
tiroubles. He states that he suffered
constant pain and is now confined to
his bed in the Good Samaritan Hospi
tal. at Lexington, Ky., under the care
oa physician and nurses. He states
that he is unable to travel, and it is
a matter of impossibility for him to
o to South Carolina or to take any
trip whatever; that he was able with
reat difficulty to come to Lexington
from Chicago, and is now worse, and
unable to leave his bed.
"Affiant states that he had obher
transactions with the members of the
board of the State dispensary. but he
i .ow unable to recall the details of
(Signed) "C. W. Dudley.
"Subsribed and sworn to before
me by C. D. Dudley, this 4th day of
a'tr P.ublic. F:vtt County, Ky.