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PURBLY PERSONAL. e
Movements of Many People, New
berrian And Those Who Visit
31iss Emilie. Bird is spend.ing the
holidays at her home In Greenville.
The Rev. C. L. Craig and family
liave moved to Walhalla.
George C. Bull, of Cameron, visit- t
ed friends in the city daring the d
holidays. . t, t
Mrs. H. B. Wells and childen are
visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.
W. Fulmer, in Columbia.
Mr. W. E. Bell and family, of Clin- 0
t.on, are visiting Mr. Bell's auIt,
Mrs. M. M. Buford, in the city.
Miss Marion Higgins, who is teach
ing school in Berkeley county, is
spending the holidays with her par
ents in Newberry.
Mr. Robert Norris left on Wednes
day night for a trip to Florida, ac-I
cowpaaying Mr. and Mrs. Frank C.t
Mr. and Mrs. F.. E. Robinson, of d
Ehrha5rdt. visited Mrs. Robinson's t
parents, Mr. and Mrs. John R. Scur
ry, during the holidays. b
Mr. James B. Morgan, of Fellers I
and Morga.n, spei : ilidays with C
his mother, Mrs. N. B. Morgan, in h
Mr. W. Frank Bradhurn, traveling
drug salesman, spent Christmas, in
Newberry with his mother, Mrs. Brad
Prof. B. L. Jones, superintendent
of dhe Laurens graded schools, is
_pending the holidays at his home in
Dr. and Mrs. W. W. Daniel, and a
Mr. Herman Daniel, Miss Willie Dan-!.g
iel, and Miss Julia Daniel, of Colum
bia spent Christmas day with Mr.
tnd Mrs. E. H. Au1l. -
Mr. James L. Bell, -who 'has been 1<
away in various parts of the coantry b
for\the .past nineteen years, is visit- 0
ing his aunt, Mrs. M. M. Buford. He y
came to Newberry from Oregon.
Thomas W. Holloway, of Savannah,
who. holds an important position in.
the accounting department of Lhe
Central of Georgia raihlwa.y, spent the
Chri'ta holida.ys with his parents
in the city. .
Dr. James M. Johnson left gn Wed
nes'day for Nashville, . Tenn., where
Ihe has gone to begin work as Bacter
iological themist in the laboratory of
Dr. L. P. Brown, State pure food and
*drug inspector of Tennesseet.
Dr. T. W. Smith, swho has been ati
for the past two weeks, has returneda
nome very much improv ed, and hopes ['
*within a few days to be able to re- t
sume the active practice of his pro- k
VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
After today you will -write -itj
1910 . -C
*. The cold wave struck Newberry 'l~
good~ and strong on Wednesday. a
The thermometer yesterday mora
ing riegistered 10 degrees..
Christmas was very quiet in New-.
berry. There was a sane observance'
.of the day.
Mr. E. R. Hipp is moving to the~
store room purchased by him at the
cornei- of Main and Thompson stre'ets.
The Rev. T. T. Todd, the new pas
tor, will preach iu' the West End
Baptist church ou next Sunday even
iat 7.30 o'clock.
A social meeting of the Bachelor
Maids will be held on Satp.rday af-I
ternoon at 4 o'clock, with Mrs.. Jas. 1
The meeting of the Newberry R. F.
D9. carriers, which was call.ed for to
morrow, January 1, will not be held
The annual Christmas german was
held in t.he Elks' hall on Monday
evening, and was a very delightful
affair, and largely attended.
The Christmas tree at Central a
Methodist c'hureh was given on 1
christmas evg night, and was greatly c
enjoyed not only by the children but v
Try all those in attendance.a
The Ohristmas tree at the First
.Baptist church was largely attended
by the cildren and the members of 3
the church generally, and was a veryt
The Woman's Foreign Missionary
society of the Central Methodist
churchi will meet on Monday after
noon at 4 o'clock, in the parlors of
Sheriff Buford served a fine Christ- u
ma dinner to ;his prisoners in tire J
county jail, and they enjoyed the day
.s much as is possible for those in
onfinement, anod they want to return
aeir thanks to the sheriff.
The Rev. Thos. H. Leiteh, the evan
elist, assisted by Mr. F. H. Mar
hall, the singer, will begin a meet
ag at O'Neall Street Methodist
hurch on Sunday, January 9, at 11
The Woman's Home and Foreign
Lissionary society of the Church of
le Redeemer, will meet at the resi
enee of Mrs. E. R. Hipp, on Monday
he 3rd, at 4 p. m. Mrs. Harms will
ad. The Christmas envelopes will
e brought in.
Mr. Jake Wells, who is in charge
fthe brick work on the Columbia
ollege, which is being rebuilt, spent
be holidays at his home in Newber
v., Mr. Wells is one of the beSt
rick masons in the South, and the
olumbia college will be well built.
County Treasurer Epps will not be
i his office on Saturday, New Year's
ay, the day being a legal holiday.
'reasurer Epps says that the collec
ton of taxes has been slow and many
ave not yet. paid. This is the last
ay for paying without penalty at-I
The Christmas observan.e of New
er;y Commandery, No. , Knights
emplar, held in the asylum of thel
ommandery on Christmas day at
oon was largely attended by the
iembers, and was a solemn oecasiou,
haraeterized by appropriate cere
Dr. W. M. Jones, of Williston, will
reach next Sunday - morning and
vening in the First Baptist church.
Lt the evening service the sermon
rill be especially to the Philathea
lass. This class among the young
7omen corresponds to the Baraca
mo.ng' men, and is accomplishing
Pythians Eleeb Officers.
At a regular meeting of Newberry
)dge, No. 75, Knights of Pythias,
eld on Tuesday night, the following
ffiers were elected for the eisuing
C. C.-Dr. Van Smith.
V. C.-H. B. Wells.
K. R. & S.-C. A. Bowman.
M: of F.-W. F. Ewart.
M. of E.-W. A. MeSwain. '
M. at A.-W. H. Wherry.
M. of W.-J. E. Cannon.
I. G.-E. H. Aull.
. G.-J.. A. Blackwelder.
Trustee for 3 years-E. H. Aull..
Settlement With Treasurer.
Sheriff Buford has settled with
Ireasrer Epp3 for delinquent tax
xecutions for the year 1908. The
mount turned over by the sheriff
-a.s $2,134.04, leaving only about
welve dollars of taxes in the sher
if's hands foe. 1908.
A Quiet Christmas.
Sheriff Buford 'said yesterday that
ewas very, much gratifr'ed -that dur
ng the holidays he had not had a
omplaint from any section of the
&unty as to crimes or disturbances.
he Christmas holidays were remark
bly quiet in that respect, and Shier
f Buford feels that the county is to
'e congratulated u on this record.
Fire Departiment Officers.
The following offieers of thre city
Ire department have been elected for
he ensuing year:
SChief-H. B. Wells.
1st Assistant Chief-J. W. Ear
2nd Assistant Chief-Jno. B.
Pres. Excelsior Hose Co-W. J.
Vice-president-R. H. Wrig.ht.
Se. and Treas.--Walter B. Wal
Captain Hose Wagon-W. C. Wal
Foreman-Jno. Henry Baxter.
Ast. Foremain-Wm, Boozer.
Hose Wagon Drivers-Malcolm
~esesne and Wade Nelson.
G. F. WearnI at the NIewberry.
Mr. G. Frank Wearn, -who travels
or the Globe Tailoring Co., Cincin
iati, now has his samples of spring
nd summer goods on display at the'
~ewberry hotel, where he is taking
*rders. Mr. Wea*n carries samples
hieh will make nice spring suits for
:11 his trade-and he has a great deal
f it-and his clothes fit when they
He was i.n the clothing business in
ewberry too long to need any in
roduction to Newberry people.
See him at the Newberry hotel.
D. A. Dickert Chapter.I
The D. A. Dickert chapter, Child
m of the Confederacy, will not meet1
n the regular date, Saturday, Ja.nu
r 1. but instead will meet on Jan
arv 21. Stonewall Jackson 's birth
ay, with Miss Margaret Davis.
iMr5. .1. E. NoIrwood.
COUNCIb, ELECTS OFfIOERS.
J. W. Earhardt Clerk and Treasurer.
A General Shake-up in Almost
There was a general shake-up at
the election of officers held ,by 'city
council on Tuesday night.
There was a full meeting of coun
Jno. W. Earhar:dit succeeds Olin L.
Buzhardt as city clerk and treasurer.
Mr. Buzhardt did not apply for re
. Eugene S. Blease, Esq., baeceeds
Geo. B. Cromer, Esq., as city attor
C. W. Bishop succeeds Jno. C.
Adams as chief of police.
The following city policemen were
elected: T. P. Adams, J. M. Adams,
W. V. Lyles, T. H. Chappell, H. H.
Franklin. Of these only two ware on
the old force-T. P. Adams and H.
H. Franklin. '
R. P. Franklin was re-elected po
licenan at the Newberry Cotton
M. C. Crafts was elected police
man at the Mollohon Cotton Mills.
He succeeds J. C. Lee.
J. Monroe Wicker -was re-elected
superintendent of streets.
Rial Bates, coloreid, was re-elected
Maldom Lesesne and Wade Nelson,.
both colored, were re-electeg hose
Mayor Blease's motion to make the
salary of aldermen fifty dollars per
year, postponed from a former meet
ing, was defeated.
The resignation of W. H. Lominack
as a member of the board of health
was received and accepted.
Council was in session abont three
hours, many of the races being very
The following commi tees were ap
pointed by Mayor Blease:
Ways and Means.-C. H. Cannon,
Chairman; P. F. Baxter, R B. Lomi
Supplies and Aeeounts.-P. F.
Baxter, Chairman; G.. C. Evans, E.
Fire, Department.-G. C. Evans,
Chairman; P. F. Baxter, R. B. Lom
Market.-E. L. Roidelsperger,
Chairman; C. H. Cannon, G. C.
Opera House.-P. F. Baxter, Chair
man; R. B. Lominack, E. L. Rodel
iCemetery.-G. C. Evans, Chairman;
C. H. Cannon, E. L. Rodelsperger.
Lights.-R. B. Lotrinack, Chair
man; C. H. Caninon, E. L. RodIelsper
St.reets.--Cole. L. Blease, Chair
man; P. F. Baxter, R. B. Lominack,j
C. H. Cannon, E. L. Rodelsperger, G.
The mayor is a member ex-officio
of each committee.
Submitted by Ez:pert Accountant
David H. Wise of Affairs of the
Town of Newberry.
At the meeting of -tae city council
on Tuesday night an exhaustive re
port of the affairs of the clerk and
treasurer's office of the. city, and of
the financial affairs of the city gen
erally, was submitted by Expert Ac
countant David H. Wise. Account
ant Wise is auditor of Aiken county,
and is recognized as one of the lead
I. .g expert accountants in this section
.f the South.
His work was done in a thorough
manner. His report is published
elsewhere ini this issue of The Hera-ld
nd News, a-nd should be read b;'
every citizen of Newberry.
Accountant Wise paid a high com
pliment to the work of the retiring
city clerk and treasurer, Mr. Olin L.
Buhard.t, having found hiis books andl
records in excellent shape.
Woodmen Elect Officers.
At a regular session' of Maple camp
No. 437, Woodmen of the World,
held the first meeting night in De
eember, the following officers were
elected for the coming year:
T. Burton, Council Commander.
P. A. Koon, Adviser Lieutenant.
.J. H. Baxter, Banker.
D. D. Darby, Clerk.
L. S. Derrick, Escort.
R. Smith, Watehman.
H. S. Shealy, Sentry.
Managers.-P. F. Baxter, Lee Den
nis. W. Y. Johnson.
This camp has ,been organized a
little over twelve months and has
been most successful. It has receiv
ed into its ranks a goodly number of
candidates. who conducted themselves
well in riding the much dreaded and.
fere Woodmen goat. Meetings are
held every first and third Wednes
iv -jints at Wouodmnen hall. Mol
h... All vi.siting brothers are cor
Mly invited to attend same.
REPLY OF COMmSOl NXJRtaS
Public Works Board Submits Reply
To Resolution Passed By City
Newberry, S. C., Dec. 28, 1909.
Hon. Mayor and Town Council,
Rewberry, S. C.-Dear Sirs: Reply
ng to yours of December 22nd, 1909,
requesting the commissioners of pu,b
First, To furnish you within ten
lays from date the total amount of
monev received during 1909;
Second, Make a statement of all 3
expenditures for 1909;
Third, To inform you whether or
ot, we and our subordinates pay for
)ur ind'ividual water and lights, and
Lf not by what authority we are ex
To the first and second paragraphs,
ie would say,- that we have already
tiled with the clerk and treasurer, a
rietailed statement monthly. of rec
teipts and disbursements, from Janu
ary, and including November, 1909,
as per request, by a former couneil,
but to furnish a statement for the
vea.r within ten days from date, wih
be impossible, as the collections for
the month of December are not due
ntil January 1st, 1910, and by a res
olution passed by a former .board,
ollections cannot be forced before
the 10th; therefore it will be impossi
ble to furnish an .annual statemnet be
fore January 15th, 1910, no matter
how much we would like to comply
with yoir request.
Just as soon as it is possibLe we]
will, according zo 'piss custom fur
nish you with this statement, and will
also have it published in the two
Reply to paragraph three, we would
say, we do 'not pay for our indivi
dual water and lights, by authority
o a resolution unanimously passed
by the town council Septifl 30th, 1901.
As to our subordinates, we are fol
lowing the'plan adopted by our pred
ecessors, of paying them a certain
salary, water and lights included
Very respectfully yours,
M. L. "Spearman,
C. -E. Smmmer,
W. F. Ewart,
Com. of Public Works of the Town
- of Newberry, S. C.
Church of the Reeemer.
(Rev. Edward Fulenwider, Pastor.)
There will be 'the regular services
at 'the Lutheran Church of the Re
deemei- next Sunday.
11' a.' m. The reguler mornkg
service with a sermon by the pastor,
on the subject, "A Strong New
Year's Message to Three Representa
7.30 p. m. ' The subject of the ser
mon will be, "The Training of a He
ro." These sermons will both be
4 p. m. Sunday school meets. The
"honor system" chosen for the school
by the Worker's 'league will be put
into operatioi,' and a full attendance
Classes'~in the catechism will meet
as usual at 3.30 and 5 p. m.
The public is cordially invited to
(Corrected by Nat Gist.)
Good Middling .. ..~'......15 1-4
Strict Middling .... .,....15 1-8
Midddling . ... .. ... .15
(Corrected by 0.-McR. Holmes) I
Good Middling .... .... ..15 1-4
Strict Middling .. ... .. ....15 1-8
Midddling .. .... .... .. ..15
-Cotton Seed 42 cents.
I CENT A WORD.
No advertisement taken fol
ess than 25 cents.
FOR SALE--Milch cows with young
calves. Apply to L. W. Floyd, (
Newberry, S. C.
WANTED-You to call at Newber
ry Hotel this week and see TheI
Globe Tailoring Co 's. spring and
summer line of amples.
WANTED-A good reliable whiite
woman to assist in the care of two
small children. Call at 1831 John
E'OR SALE-A good farm mule. Will'
be sold cheap for cash. The J. L. t
Bowles Co., 1316 Main St.. New
berry. S. C.
DO YOU KNOW that I represent
some one of the best F'ire Insur
ane Companies in the world ?
Will pay you promp)tly in case of
fire. J. A. Bprion.
TEW YEAR GIFTS-For New Year!
presents come to The Book Store.
I will make priees that will inter
est you. Mayes Book Store.
OST-In Newberry Dec. 16, enve
lope addressed D. M. Spearman,
Newberry. with retura card to
ca2er Wewoo. bank. nve
IoVe con:ai:ed o2e $2i bil and one
S~, bill. Finder will be rewarded
: re:u-ned to L. L. Spearman at
Exebanze bank. D. M. Spe=rnan.
3ETTER THAN the Lien Law.
'Get a Loan at 5 per cent. Deposit
in bank and "Pay as you go."
Call or write to
EQUITABLE HOME CO.,
1013 Caldwell St.
IALL at Newberry Hotel this week
and let G. F. Wearn take your or
der for that spring suit.
"'OR RENT.-A desirable residence
known as the Summers place at
Helena, oreharid, garden, 3 acres
fine land, stables and good well
water. Also a large two-story
store in Helena, in good condition.
Also good 3-horse farm well im
proved in No. 5 township. Ap
py -. M. M. Buford,
Newberry, S. C.
Dec. 20. 1909 tf.
[ OFFER FOR RENT from January
1st to the expiration of my lease,
November 30th, 1910, the large
two-story Store building of Mrs.
R. L. Paysinger. on lower Main St.,
next door to Dr. Van Smith's drug
store. Arrangements may be made
at the .same time to keep the store
longer if desired. Write, or phone
A. C. Jones.
LOWNEY'S CHOCOLATES. Fresh
shipment- of Lowney's Chocolates,
in pickages and loose,, just arriv
ed for Christmas. We have pack
ages worth from 10e to $5.00 per
WORFOLK OYSTER8. -The best~
and freshest to be had. We have
heavy shipments to arrive e'very
day this week for Christmas-triade.
If you want the best call at
[OWNEY'S Chocolate just arrived,
in- packages 'and loose at
PRUITS and Candies.-AJl kinds of
fruits a id candies at
ALL KINDS of Fruits, Nnts *Ra-4
sins, Figs, Prunes, ete., etc., at
VALUABLE TRACT. ,Q IND
FOR RAT-I- OR .RENT,
About 900 acres of land, 2 miles
rom Jalapa, for. sale on long time to
responsible pur'haser, or for rent.
pply at once to us.
Schumpert & Holloway,
Dec. 14, 199 St.
BVRY LADY wanted to call and1
try our fine candies. We have the
best, such as can be found in any
city, have plenty of them and our
pric~es are very relisonable.
We are positively selling our en-'
ire -stock of Diamonds, Watches,
Jewelry, Cut Glass and Brie-a-brae
it auction without limit or reserve.
ar object is to retire from business.,
3ANDIES, CANDIES, plenty- of
them. Fine Chocolates, Bon Bons,
Caramels, Peanut and Cocoanut
Brittles; all first class goods at
very reasonable prices.
Just think of buying Diamonds,
old Jewelry, Cut Glass, Watches,~
ilverware at less than one-half of
itual cost that 'is ,just what the pub
ic of Newberry have been doing at
>r auction. Have you been one of
he lucky' ones') If not, why snot?
aniels & Wil.liamson, Jewelers.
ET YOUR GLASSES from Dr. G.!
W. Connor. a graduate of the larg
est optical college in the world-the
Northern Illinois College of Chica
go Dr. Coninor is located p.erman
ently in Newbcrry. gives both th<
objective an~d subjective tests by
el+ctii and gumara nes his work
DO YOU WANT to rent o
nicest cottages in the ei
veniently located on
street, .sewerage, bath an
SEE G. F. Wearn at Newber
this week abosut your sp
made to order.
Have you attended the aueti
at Daniels & Wiffiamson's
FOR SALE on the i>ablie ro
miles from Newberry, 198 aere
land, 4 room eottage, atthe
price. 78 acres of land, nice
tage, splendid pasture, out of to
Terms easy. For rent; a 6
house with 2 acres of land.
J. A. BUrto
Have you attended the auctio
Daniels & Willimson's? If noy
don't know what you have misse
Golden Rule Eneampment N&.:
1. 0. 0. F., will meet at -Klethti
Hall the 4th Monday night in. ea
month at 8 o'clock.
C. G. Blease
W. G. Peterson,.Sri,be
FOR RENT-Store in good'
2 cottages, 6 and:7 roms
bath rooms and liglte.
Mrs R. LPaysP
FOR RENT.-Bush River pan
of the estate of . Weier
ceased is offered for - Irenti-a%.
whole, comprMng ninetee
horse farms. Nine tenant
place, who wish to remai
Mrs. M. L. We4:ber
are hereby noified not o
pass on tae lands of the
signip. in No. 7to
hunting or in any other
FOR SALB.-Chea on
hand No. 2 20 . Ceg
sawmill. Apply tv
- -Silver Street, &8
A BARGADlr-We aresfia
Wire for le&s thaiw1ei t
*An opportunity to get ~
JUST Received. A :ear load f -
Purcell & Scet
JUST Received. A car load of 2
CUT OUT the Typhoid germs
your. .Jrinking water, get it$
the roek, pure and sparkligB
having you a well drilled, ypg
off all s,urface water, thereby
'ting it pure and sparkling. V
* ~repai-ea'for the business,'
or phone 275,
JUST Received. A~ car la fR
An opportunity of a life tim e~
purchase Christmas gifts at you
prices, not ours. Daniels & Wi1ian~
A BAEGAIN.-We are selling Bar
Wire for less than wholesale prie~4
An opportunity to get a g t
Purcell & Sot
Ever~y article sold at auetion beres
our personal guarantee. Daniel &
A BARGAIN-We are seHingBa
Wire for less than wholesale prics
An opportunity to get a .e
Purcell & Scott.
FINE NORFOLK OYSTERS ev
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
40 cents a quart.
GRAYS and Blues"aie the colors .9
spring. Call at Newberry Ho
this week and let G. F.' We
take~ your order for that Eas