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VOL XLVI NO. 52 NE-ERRY S. C. FRIDAY. JULY 2.1909 TWICE A WEEK. $1.50 A YEAR
TO GET TEA DIJ
ONLY BALEY OF TEXAS AMONC
DEMOCRATS TO SUPPORT HIM
Sixteein Republicans Support Amend
ment and Smith of Michigan
Would Advocate a Bounty.
Washington, June 29.-Senatox
Tillman got 18 votes for his tea duty
Only one of these, besides himself
was a Democrat, Senator Bailey, who
spoke in favor of 'the tea tax. It was
all an intensely amusing discussion
lasting for several hours preceding
Senators Carter, Heyburn, Bra4ley
Smith of Miehigan, Perkins and Du
pont, all republicans, spoke in favo:
of .the amendment. They said thai
this was a protective duty, which
would encourage an infant industry
and build up a great tea industry it
the South, and that they wanted to be
c-onsitent and vote for protection ir
South Carolina, just as they would'd<
if applied to their own State.
Senator Dickson of North Dakota
was r.he only republican senator wh<
spoke against the proposition and his
contention was that the duty was en
tirely too high, being in no case less
than 50 per cent. and on some grades
of tea aeaehing 80 per cent. ad valo
rem. He contended also that the pro
portion of protection to the amount
of revenue was entirely too small.
Senator Tillman admitted through
out the diseussion that he was out af
ter both demoerats and republicans
As Senator Dickson expressed it, he
was "shootin with a double-bare]
un.'' Senator- Tillman replied that
that was true and that this was the
onlv Teal double-barrel gun which had
- been 1ired in this tariff bill. The
amusing part of the discussion was
Tillman's continued reiteration that
he was arguing to catch. democrats
who wanted a revenue and republi
cans who wanted protection.
He 'said he ought to get a uan
mous vote on his proposition, whiclh
remark seemed to be taken as a joke.
In fact, not many senators seemed t<
regard the whole matter as -anythina
else than a joke.
Senator Smith of Micehigan was
very serious, however. He is all thE
time a protectionist and grows fre
quently and sometimes tiringly elo
quent on the subject. He announced
*after the amendment for a duty was
lost that he would propose at th<4
-proper time an amendmtent to pay a
bounty for t'he growing of tea.
Senator Tillman will not vote fo'r a
bounty on tea, saying that he . an
nounced yesterday that bounties ar.e
against his principles. "But, ,oJ
course, if they want to put a bounty
on tea. I shall not raise any objee
tions, except. of course, I can not vote
Senator Tillman says he does not
understand how Democratic senators
can juistify their vote on t-bis propo
sition, since it would be one of thE
best revenue producers yet proposed,
with the smallest avmount of protec
Drayton Rutherford Chapter.
The Drayto-n Rutherford Chapter
U. D. C.. will meet wit'h Mrs. J. E.
Norwood on Tuesday afternoon, July
6th, at five oelock.
Mrs. George Johnstone, See.
Banks to Observe Fourth.
.All banks in the city wvill observe
the F curthi of July on Monday, July
5th. as the fourth comes this year or
Sun day. Banks will be closed, there
fore, on Monday.
"I had taken my silk hat to a lo
eal dealer to be ironed, an operatior
whieh his employee accomplishei
while I waited. As I donned the head
pece I happened easually to observe
It always been a wonder to m<
t ourl estzablishmnent could affori
n ru hats gratis.
T :e hatter smiled sadly: 'Oh,
-:ed he. meekly. 'the hats woulh
uiih too long if we didn't.'
THE NEWS OF PROSPERITY.
Several Good Women Pass Over.
Ladies to Give Barbecue.-Im
possible to Live Without
Herald and News.
Prosperity, S. C., July 1.-Mr. R
A. Abrams, who is pleasantly reinem
bered as superintendent of our school
has been with us again. this time ii
the interest of the Greenville FemalE
Mr. John Pat Wise left Monday foi
Charlottesville, Virainia, where h(
will take the summer law course al
the University of Virginia.
Mr. Jno. Fellers spent Tuesda.
among his old friends.
Mr. John J. Earle. referee, was ir
the city this week.
Miss Alma Hartman is with hei
brother, Mr. Joe Hartman, for severa:
Mrs. B. B. Schumpert goes to Co
lumbia Friday for a week-end visil
to friends there.
Miss Julia Matth'exs returned tc
Ninety Six Tuesday. Her man.
friends are sorry her millinery sea
son has closed.
On Saturday afternoon, after morf
than a year of intense suffering Mrs.
Lou Counts crossed over the river tt
rejoin the many friends who awaited
her there. Mrs. Counts was a whole
souled, cheery spirit, kind and gen
erous and much esteemed by all whc
knew .her. That her life was a succes
is attested by the fact that she wac
the mother of fifteen ehildren about
half of whom survive her and were ai
honor to her. For some time she has
made her home with her daughter,
Mrs. J. S. Rikard in the subarbs. The
interment took place at the Pros
perity Cemetery. The funeral was
conducted by her pastor. Rev. M
Whittaker. We extend our -heartfelt
Miss Nannie Simpson spent a fewv
days at home last week.
Mrs. J. L. Wise.has gone to Bates
bu-rg to spend some time with her
sister, Mrs. E. C. Ridgell.
Messis. Sam and Hal Kohn have
returned from a short stay in Co
At a recent meeting of the trustees
of the High School, Mr. F. 0. Black,
of Saluda, was elected assistant. Mr.
Black is a recent graduate of New
be.rry College and is a young man of
studious habits and pleasant address.
.Misses Myrtle and Leila Dennis
of Newberry, visited at Wise Hotel
Mrs. Geo. Summer and family vis
ited Mr. A. G. Wise's family Tiurs
On. Monday that golden key that
opes the palace of eternity was turned
for Mirs. Lindsey Bowers, of the Mt.
Zion community, and she entered into
the rewards of a well-lived life. Mrs.
Bowers w'as a most estimable woman
-onse of the most beldved in the com
munity in which she lived. She con
tribut'ed in various ways her share
to the world, giving to it thirteen
children. She was .about fifty years of
age. Befoire her marriage she was
Miss Hendrix. Mrs. Bowers is sur
vived by her husband, four sons and
four daughters. They have the sym
pathy of their many friends in their
The Ladies' Aid Society of Grace
Church will give a barbecue on Sat;
urday, July 24, at Young's Grove.
Besides the regulation dinner, other
refre'hments will be served. Every
bedy is cordially invited to be pres
ent and help himself and herself and
incidentally (C?) the good work. Con
veyances will be provided for al]
those desiring to go there.
Mr. C'harley Barre has gone to Gas
tonia. N. C.
Mr. Banks, of the Augusta Chroni
le. was in the city several days this
Miss Lizzie Hawkins will .entertain
a few friends Thursday evening in
:.e.:- o f Miss Alma Hartman.
Apropos of the good roads--if the
-aut'horities could see one of our rural
'carriers, Mr. Norris Hawkins, deliv
ering his mail in an auto they woul.
aree to come this way and that right
Mr. Thomas Matthe~ws of Thomn
ason, Ga.. visited his si-ster. Miss Julih
Matthews. !ast week.
Mrs Dr I~Kreps, ot (Columbia and
t' M-.. i. 11. F is. v,f Lindale. Ga.. wen~
a .r:.-i ) Rev. M. 0. J. Kreps
family over Sunday.
Miss Anna Derrick is at St. Mat
-Nt hews on a visit to her grandparents.
Messrs. Hal Kohn and McFall Wise
have organized a tennis club. A spa
eious court has been cleared on the
sehool grounds and before many days
we shall see men and maids viein
with one another in this, the gentlest
and most health-giving of sports.
On Wednesday the remains of Miss
Mary Boozer were interred in the St.
Luke's cemetery. Miss Boozer grew
up in this community. but for some
vears se has been making her home
with her sister. Mrs. Henry, of the
county. She was about Sixty yv.ear.;
awe. Mliss Boozer-.was kind and help
ful and will be greatly missei in
The Building and Loan association
of Grace church which was organ.zed
a short time ago has been brougat to
a successful footing and is on L go-d
way towards liquidating debts.
We are always glad to hear flat
tering comments about the first paper
n t.he i-ounty and the other day we
were amused and gratified by a r
mark we heard a lady make to her
neighbor. For some reason or other
her husband's subscription has ex
pired and she is not pleased over the
fact. so she goes in quest of the pa
per quite often. She said: "Is your
Herald and News handy? I'd like
so much to see it. You know I told
Mr. X. that it's no use trying to do
without The Herald and News. One
might as well be in the woods. AnA
'm not going to stand for it any
longer, but am going to subscribe in
my own name. a-nd then I'll feel as
though I'm living again." And the
best thing about it is that she but
voices the sentiment of the majority.
Miss Annie Jamieson. of Hender
sonville, is the guest of Miss Annie
Miss Maud Livingston returns to
her home near Greenwood today.
Prof. Lawrence Sease goes to Cor
nell University Friday where he will
pursue a further mat'hematical course.
Hon. Rufus Boozer, of Lake City.
Florida, will arrive Friday for a visit
to his sister. Mrs. J. P. Wheeler. He
is just retu:rning from New York City,
a.nd Concord. N. C., where he has
been visiting his brothers.
The Wm. Lester Chapter U. D. C.
will meet with Mrs. F. E. Schumpert
Wednesday afternoon. July 7, at six
Mrs. E. W. Lut.her and children,
of Columbia, are visiting Dr. Luther.
Our chief telephone operator, Mr.
Claude Kreps. is spending t'he week in
Columbia with his uncle, Dr. Kreps.
First Aid to Alligators.
The fiance of a Louisville girl has
b)een spending the winter in Florida
in connection with his father's busi
ness interests in that quarter, says
Ha; per's Weekly.
"Marie," said the girl to a friend
the other day. "Walter has jnst sent
me the tdearest little alligator from
"Dear me!" rejoined Marie, with
affected enthusiasm. "And =how shall
*you keep him?"
"I'm not quite certain,'' was the
reply, "but I 'ye put him in Flori-ia
water till I can 'hear further from
Pig Iron Production.
The production of pig iron for the
year 1308 has been c~ompiled by the
United States geological survey for
"Mineral Resources of the United
States, 1908.'' The output is given
zs 15.936,0l8 long tons-a decrease
of 38.19 per cent from the output in
1907. The value of this pig iron, on
board cars at the furnace, is given as
$254.321,000. which is .52.01 per cent
less than the value of the 1.907 out
put. The -product derived from im
ported foreign ores has been consid
ered such a small percentage of the
total that it could be neglected in this
A Str-ange Creature.
The gn always puzzles me."'
said the man wvith the magazine.
'n wIlat way'
"I invariably have amomentaIry
doub)t as to whether it i's an annal
NEWS OF SILVER STREET.
Crops Small.-Farmers Fighting the
Grass. Lutheran Church Fin
Bigihit ' disease. He was 59 years old
Silver Street, July 1.-Crops in
this section are very small for the
time of year. The farmers most of
them have the grass where they can
manage it now.
Mr. John Clary is in this communi
Mr. T. S. Blair, who has been
spending several weeks with his
daohter, Mrs. J. J. Long at Pomaria,
has returned home.
Mr. H. P. Stephens spent last week
Miss Belle Vaughn, of Columbia,
returned home Tuesday, after spend
ing two weeks With her grandmother,
Mrs. Son Pitts at the Deadfall
Mr. P. S. Livingstone and little
daughter, Eunice, spent Saturday
night and Sunday in Columbia with
Mrs. Livingstone. who is in the :hos
Miss Lilla Epting, of the city, spent
last week very pleasantly with friends
in this neighborlhood.
Miss Marietta Langford. of the
city, is visiting relatives in this com
Miss Minnie Sheppard, of Saluda,
spent la:t week with her brother,
.Mr. M. D. Sheppard here.
Mr. Ben Crouch spent Saturday
night in the city with friends.
Mr. Smiley Porter, of the city,
is spending some time with his broth
er, Mr. D. J. Porter, here.
Miss Nannie Blair, of Utopia, is
visiting her sister, Mrs. D. G. Liv
ingstone, at the Deadfall.
The health of the community is
very good at this time.
The Lutheran church at this place
-has been finished and services are
'held there now, every first and third
Sunday, p. m. The church is a hand
some building. A.
An Awkward Compliment.
Inspector General Hornaday of the
Q. A. R. was relating incidents of
famous national encampments.
"I remember a little Japanese who
attended one of our banquets," he
said, smiling, "and a queer compli
ment that he paid to a colonel's
"I sat between the two and the
lady said across me:
" 'Mr. Takashira, you compress
the ladies' feet in your country, don't
" 'Oh, no madam; that is a Chin
ese custom.' said the Japanese. 'We
Japanese allow our ladies' feet to
grow to their full size. Not that '
"And he bowed and hissed in the
polite Japanese way:
" 'Not that they could ever hope
to rival yours, madam.' ''
The Auto Stop.
.When the train stopped at the lit
tle Southern station the Northern
tourist sauntered out on the platform.
Under a serub oak stood a lean ani
mal with scraggy bristles. The tour
ist was interested.
"What do you call that?" he
queried of a lanky native.
"Well, what is lie doing rubbing
against that trece?"
"He's stropping himself, mister.
jest stropping himself.''
A Gentle Aspersion.
Among the prisoners brought be
fore a police magistrate one Monday
morning was one, a beggar. whose
face was by no means an unfamiliar
one to the judge.
"'I am informed that you have
again been found begging in the pub
lic streets," said his honor, sternly,
"and yet you carried in your pocket
over $10 in currency.''
"Yes, your honor," proudly return
ed the mendicant. "I may not be
as industrious as some, but sir, I am
If you find your jellies are becom
ing candied, put a layer of pulverized
sugar, about one quarter of an inch
thik. on the top,. underneath the pa
pe and it will remain in good condi
tin for many vyears.
"ONCE A NEWBERRY BOY."
Tells of the Characteristics of
Some of Newberry's Citizens
Of the Past.
Joseph, B. Heller-" Squire Joe,'
the Trial Justice who divorced, ban
ished or cremated just as the occa-sioi
suited and who -recognized no "high
er court" than his. He was a clevei
shrewd little man and had mani
friends who loved to tell jokes on hin
and he always enjoyed his part o:
James Irby.-You have heard o
the fellow who loved to chew tobace<
and w.ho could chew, well I -have seei
him and Uncle Jimmie was he. H
was clever, honest, full of life, be
lieved in enjoying the good thing,
of this earth and letting the othe
fellow look at it as he pleased so long
as it did not interfere with; him. Hi
was Trial Justice at Maybinto-n ani
pleased the people. He attended t<
his own affairs well.
Thomas Bynum.-The father o:
Newberry's politest, .most dignifie<
and wealthiest bachelor lawyer, wa.
a good, clean, honest man, attende'
strictly to his own business and wa:
ever ready to do' what ever duty hii
county or State demanded of him
Like his son he was bas;hful and mod.
est' and never pushed himself for
ward. He was a good man.
Hamilton Fellers.-As good a citi
zen as Newberry ever :had, as honesi
and as polite, as kind hearted and a
accommodating as any of them and
always enjoyed a good. clean bit ol
John Oxner.-Now if you wante
to be treated just exactly right an<
feel perfectly at home just go ovei
tthe Enoree and spend the day o
aight with this kind and' big hearted
man, ever 'happy, ever ready for a
cood time, always offering the glad
band and adding joy and comfort t<
those a.round him. He was a good
George G. Dewalt.-My first recol
lection of Major was when he ran foi
the State Senate and he used to com(
up around to see my father. He wa
a peculiar kind of a man to a boy lik(
me but he was brave, courageous
acted openl.y and talked out in meet
n like he had not!bing to hide ani
impressed me with being a brain:
itizen w.ho did not want to get an:
otes by deception but wanted all t<
now where he stood and had nothing
Jacob Boozer.--Candidate for th4
Legislature, a good, h'onest, fait.hfu
old school gentleman, who furnishei
good deal of fun for the boys, wa
ver ready to. do his part and nevei
omplained if it did not always g~
Henry Dominiek.-A good, upright
onorable man, a. true friend, a Chris
,ian and a loving father, devoted hus
band and faithful to 'his county anc
State. He loved children ~and nevel
failed to pay . .met some attent.io
vhenever he came atound.
Aaron Dominiek.-lSilent, little t<~
say, seemed to be reserved, did noi
now much about 'him, think he was
rich and rather inclined to the opin
ion that he kept it for which I do noi
blame him as it was his and he couli
se it as he pleased.
Alfred Crotwell.-As good a mar
s any of them, attended to his owi
business, was kind and polite, spoke
leasantly at all times and went o1
and made money by hard work and
Left it here for his children to enjoy
s they pleased. It never bothered
ii who had "'Patterned churns foi
sale, washing machines. gold brick
~tk to let, cheese factories t:a e+*
tablish. or Yankee get rich quni
schemes.'' he knew how to make it
nd his example is a good one to
John C. Lane.-A very good, clever
fellow, you could not well judge him
> eithe r of his brothers as he was a
jifferent style of man and in my
~pinion a broader man along the lines
)f citizenship. He was not stingy, en
joyed himself, seemed to be prosper
us and contented with his financial
tandus. Was always polite and when
e was around talked freely and never
.iterested himself in others' affairs.
H. C. Wilso.-Good. honest and
lver. L,ved liie and enjoyed it. Was
, a nhdreizhbor.
John R. Sondley.-A man witF a
very quiet and gentlemanly bearing,
did not talk much, was social, pleas
ant and polite, made but few prom
ises and never failed to carry them
out. He was a good neighbor and citi
Archy Mills.-Attention to busi
ness, faithfulness to every duty, love
for his county, State, family and
- friends were his Jpading characteris
i ties. He loved companionship and en
- deavored to make otbers happy.
A CHEYENNE RAID.
E Black Kettle's Men Killed a Quaker,
Let Armed Men Go.
> Kansas City Times.
1 Near Glen Elder, in Mitchell coun
a ty, Kan., is a pile of stones, almost
- as high as a homestead shanty, known
3 as the 'Old Settler's Grave." Few
r persons know its history, yet it has
i been a custom for many years for
a each passing traveller to add his stone
I to the heap.
"It was the merest accident that I
am alive to tell you the story of the
'Old Settler's Grave,' " said .Jacob
I Meek, a Custer county farmer, once
5 a buffalo hunter in Western Kansas,
I the other day.
"On Sunday, May 13, 1867, I was
out with a party of buffalo hunters,
near the present town of Glen Elder.
We overtook a man with a heavy pack
on his back walking along the trail.
He said that his name was Dr. Rose
and that he was on -his way tb his
homestead claim. We warned him
that- there were Indian war p'arties
in the country and that he would be
in danger of his life should be go
further. .. .1
"Dr. Rose believed, with Quaker
like simplicity, that he could win the
Indians by kindness and that they
would not harm him. Thirty minutes
after he left us he was murdered by
Indians under the leadership of Chief
Black. Kettle, afterward killed by
Gen. Custer's troops in. the battle of
'Washita, in Oklahoma. The grave
at Glen Elder is that of Dr. Rose.
"To me the death of Dr. Rose is
the least interesting part of the story
1In my party were two men from I
linois and a Catholic priest, who had
joined us for protection. As we turn
ed a bend of the Solomon river we
were startled at the sight of a big
Indian war party, riding four abreast,
whieh quickly surrounded us. Other
Indians came down the trail. Just
as the Indians surrounded us, a large
- warrior, riding swiftly itoward 1t3,
shouted and waved his :hand at the
warriors. The warriors instantly
'Me chief; me Black Kettle,'
said the large Indian upon reaching
us. I remember that his voice was
lion-like in its depth and sonority. His
head sloped back to a high peak.
SThese Indians had just killed Dr.
Rose, though we knew nothing about
it at the time. Black Kettle address
L5d himself to me, asking who we were
and what we were doing. That I
*might use the sign language, I laid my
gun aside a moment and upon turning
around found that the gun had dis
appeared. Black Kettle saw I was --
disconcerted and asked why I was
troubled. I told him that my gun
had been stolen. Black Kettle, in a
loud voice, hurled something in Chey
enne at the warriors, and a crafty
looking old Indian, lifting my gun
from the grass, brought it to me.
~"Calling me 'to one side, Black
Kettle said 'Go; go home.' and per
Ihaps I wasn't ready to go! Black Ket
tle detailed ten of his men to accom
pany us. On our way we met four
Buffalo hunters and asked them to
join us; they refused, and were killed
that same day.
"Why did the Indians kill Dr. Rose
and save us'? I don't know. The
Catholic priest said it was because he
was in the party."
'I declare," says the young
housewife, "I don't know what we
are to do, when round steak costs as
much as porterhouse. It is outrag
"Yes, mum." agreen the market
'What's a body going~ to do if this
T wonld -a&;~ yn. mum. that be