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Movements of Many ?eople, New
berrian And Those Rho Visit
Mr. A. C: Jones paid a visit tc
Prosperity last Friday.
Mr. J. D. Davenport' made a busi
ness trip to Columbia last Friday.
Mr. Thomas L. Bu:ton, of Ne,%
.York; is visiting reatives in Newber
Mrs. A. C. Weloh is visiting hei
diater, Mrs. C. D. Ba. sdale, in Laur
Mrs. Lalla T. Graydon, of Green
wood is visiting her niece, Mrs. Jno
Dr. W. E Lake has bought the H
S. Boozer house in Harrington streel
and moved in.
Mr. John Strother, of Columbia
wag in .the 6ity Sunday, visiting hi4
sister, Mrs. Hagood Clary.
+ Mr. and Mrs. Harry Price, oJ
Spartanburg, are visiting Mrs
Price's parents, Mr. and Mrs. JosepI
Mann, in our city.
Dr. D. N. TDrinpseed is in the eit)
foi a few days from Union Springs
Alabama, en his return to Washing
ton, D. C.'
Dr.. T.. T.. Moore, Sr., of Colimbia
was in the city Sunday, on. a iisit t(
Mrs. Moor,e, who is visiting Mr. anc
Ifrs. P. E."Seott.
pr. W. E. Pelham, Sr., left foi
Greenville yesterday to attend, s
meeting of the board of trustees o
Chieora College, of which he is a
VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
Sunday was so cold most peopl
kapt in doors and hugged the fire.
Don't forget the concert by thE
Lyric Glee Club in Holland Hall to
morrow night, 16th- instant.
The Baraca-Philathea conventioin
to be held in Newberry April 8-1(
will be an important gathering o
Mr. Claude Morris has been ap
pointed su.bst.tute carrier on R. F
D. No. 1, Mr. '150s. H. Chappell hav
ing been e1geted polieeman.
-The "Palmetto Leaves '' of Central
,.ehu.rch are preparing for a public ser
vice~on the evening.of the 20th. There
will be reitations and songs by the
-Another good thing about this long
and late cold weather is that if it
holds out. we will probably have a
Sgood fruit year; and we all ought tc
be very thankful and be willing tc
* The County Tea'chers' Associatio]
will1 meet in the new Court House
* ext Saturday, 19th, at 11 o'clock
~'Program: heading, by Mrs. S. A. Je
ter, and Miss Sudie Boulware. All
f.eachers Sre urged to come.
4, eoyotto skin has been received by
~rs.' Annie R. Harris from her son,
Mr. 'George Bickley, of Brady Island,
ithe sohthewestern part of No.bras.
ka. Mr. Bickley caught five of thie
coyottes ifia de'n, and killed and'skin
-Next Tuesday will be WaAhng
* ton's and some Newberrians' birth
-day. One reason for eelebrating it
is because Washington never told a
- Aie, though it is said that when asked
who eut the cherry tree he answered,
"Ike out it." 'The children will
again be told how "Crossington
~washed the Delawar."
Jupiter Pluvius tried to get is
some of his work . last Thursday
uiight and Friday. Came near giv.
* ing us a~ winter scene. The first
-pearly drops on bending branches
were seen that day. This is not
iwritten to tell those who saw. It is
mentioned to .keep the reeorc
Death of Mrs. Clarence E. Huntell
-The sad news has been received it
Newberry of the death of Mrs. Clar
ence E. Huniter, which occurred al
her 'home in Texas on last Wednes
iday. She is survived by her hus
band and several children. Mr. Hun
ter is a former New(berrian, a broth
er Mr. Jos. Hunter and Mrs. Alice
* obertsen, of this city. He has
the deep sympathy of his many
friends here in his bereavement.
The Baraea Class of the First Bap
tist churchi will'have a business mecet
ing at the residence of 'Mrs. J. .
West on Tuesday evening, February
15th, at eight o'clock.- All members
are urged to be present as~ there i
business of importance to be a
DE. E. P. M'UfMOK.
The End of His Fine Life of Service
Came at His Home in this City 1
on Saturday Night
Dr. Ebenezer Pressly MeClintock
died at his home in this city at about
eleven o'clock on Saturday night.
He had been in feeble health for the
past several years, and the ead was 1
Dr. MaClintock was a man of whom
it may be truthfully said that he was
loved and respected by all who kne*
him. His life was a life of service.
Shortly after the War Between the
States, he began his preparation for
the ministry, and he devoted the fine
energies of an active and .consecrated
life to labor in the vineyard of his
Master. ~ ~ ~ ~ '1 MotoMi or;wsi
.. .. ...
.Newberry, and it was not confined to*!,
the bounds of his own congregation.i
Wherever there was sorrow of whichi
he knew he was ready with words of!
Icomsolation that sootbed, and many
are Ithose-, who have taken inspiration
from the encouragement which he has
.brought to them in what seemed a
He loved Newberry and her people,
and he loved South Carolina and the
South. A brave soldier in the War
Between the States, when the flag
which he folloed had been furled,
.owhile his loyalty to the great prine
hples rugg lh te uth had bA
ee loved, herr ,ranhd he peoe,
arn e ove Seouthliatioinahi an they
esuh wer eqravelyiereno thea
Bwoeadno the ate whndo the a
whio efoe had bentleg ey. fured
ifehil e s aly miseob those rici
never whomved had praboredi the e
trinesfrecncbyialiwho anew him pray
this were e.uallr Staes,vbt fortosei
Nworry, -whose pelue amrte in
daith womtc whe him, habe hin tah
ing away will bring most poignan't
For thirty-five years Dr. McClin
tock was pastor of Thompson Streetj]
A. R. P. church, this city, having re
signed about four years ago on ac-1
count of his health. Since that tigne
he had lived at his home in Newher
ry, knowing that the end of his la
bors was near, and yet directing his
energies to the good which 'he might
do before the final summons came.
SA graduate of Erskine college, he
was devoted to the institution, and
for a number of years past he was
'chairman, of the board of trustees.
Tthough very feeible, and really not
able to leave his home, h.e attended a
meeting of the board during last
Dr. McClintock was born June 11,
1845, near what is now Ora, in Lau
rens eounty, in the bounds of Bethel
A. R. P. -congregation. His parents
were John and Mary McClintock, the
former an elder in Bethel ehurch. He
was birough't up under the ministry of
the Rev. .D. P. Haddon. After at
teniding the schools of the. neighbor
hood, he' entered Erskine college,
graduating in 1861 under the presi
deney of Dr. E. L. Patton. The col
lege exercises were interrupted that
year on account of the War Between
the Stats, and the young men- left the
institution in May to join t'he Con
federate army. T'he class of '61,
however, were afterwards given their
Dr. McClintock entered, the Con
federate army, and made a brave sol
Following the war, in 186'7, he en
tered Erskine -Seminary, having pre
viously connected with the Second
Presbytery as a student of theology
at Bethel, his former church. After
completing his theological studies
he was licensed by the Second Pres
bytery .at Prosperity, S. C., in July
1869. He did some missionary work
in. Mississippi and Kentucky for fourj
months, and was then sent as sup-!
ply to Thompsdn Sfreet and King's
rgk churches in Newberry. He
was balled to the pastorate of these
chureb.es jin 48il, and was .,rdained I
ad ini iei iAdgest of that year
by eiend-Pres,bytery. F7or twelye
ars'he contimued to serve as pas
or over the united charge, living in
;he eountry in the- bounds of King's
Jreek congregation. In 1883 he gave
ip King's Creek church, and moved
o Newberry and devoted his time to
;he Thompson Street church.
During his ministry the Thompson
street church grew in grace and in
iuwoers and strength. When Dr.
A,eClintock first came to Newberry
here were only eight or ten mem
nrs. The membership has steadily
nereased, and recently a handsome
2ew structure was erected at the cor
ier of Main and Calhoa streets
L modern church edifice which would
lo eredit to any city in the State.
On May 17, 1870, Dr. McClintock
narried Miss Elizabeth Jane Young,
)f Due West, daughter of Prof. John
q. Young and Eloanor Euphemia
Strong. In Dr. McClintock's work
U[rs. McClin-toek has ever taken deep
nterest, and she has been a great
ielp to him in his arduous labors.
To this union, five children were
>orn, of whom only two survive.
Dr. McClintock was chaplain of
he James D. Nance Camp, United
ionfederate Veterans, from the or
anization of the camp until the
ime of his death. He held - sacred
he memory of the geat struggle for
outherm rights and for the Consti
ution, and he was a pronj'nent fig
ire inI Newberry on memoriai occas
ons, and his prayers.always breathed
leep loyalty to the South and -at the
ame time a plea to the God whom
ie so devotedly served for a. com-i
>lete reunion of the peoples of..the
wo sections who had " faced each
)ther on the fields of carnage in,the
lays of the sixties. During .the past
;wo years Dr. McClintock was not
Lble to be present at the annual Me
norial day exercises and his pres
mee was sadly missed.
Dr. McClintock is survived by his
vife and two daughters-Miss Eu
;hemia, who is president of the'
Dollege for Women, Columbia, and
Uiss Mary Law, who is conducting a
elect school for young ladies in
Bostoh. Both dre graduates of the
Women's College, of Baltimore.
Aiss Annie May Young, a niece of
Ars. McClintock's, having. been with
hem since quite a child and who
ems to them as an owu thild alc
His /family have the deep ard
eartfelt sympathy of tha entire.
~ommunity an their sore beceave
The funeral services were 'hel at~
:he A. R. P. church yesterda; after
200nl at four o 'eock, conduct.1 by
:he Rev. F. Y. Pressly, D. D., of Due
West, aid the Rev. D. G. Phillips; i.
D., who succeeded Dr. McCLinto3k
is pastor of tfie churc:h, and who is
iow of Chester. The interment was
The College for Women, of w i
diss Euphemia McClintock is presi
lent, was represented at the funeral
>y a party from Columbia, including
;everal~members of the faculty.
TO SERVE LUNGH.
Lhe Brigade 'of Central Methodist
Church Will Servte Lunch
The Brigade, an organization of
he younger set of the Central
Methodist church, will serve oysters,
md ice cream and cake in the va
,at store formerly occuplied J>y
Daldwell and Haltiwanger on Thuirs
iay, February 24, in the afternoon
ind evening. They will also have
i candy bootf and sell home made
sandy. Their prices will be very
This band of little folks has 'for
its captain, Mrs. J. W. White, and
inder her patient management has
'rown to be a very active and pros
.Come to the Brigade's hnieh and
ee for yourself what happy little
workers they are. This will be a.
colonial lu.nch and colonial con
tumes will be worn by the children
>f the Brigade and their purpose is
bo have everything as attractive as
fThey are working for a good cause
md need your cooperation. The
noney from this lunch will be for the
benefit of the local and beievolent!
Week of Prayer.
The ladies of the Lutheran Church
>f the Redeemer will .robserve the
week of prayer.. Meetig wvill be.
ed by different leaders each after
oon at Mrs. E. R. Hipp's at four
>'lock. The week (>f prayer envel
pes for home and foreign .missions
ire to be brought to the Suniday
norning missionary service .at the
:hurch. All loose collections to be.
lonated to same cause. Sermon .y
.Mrs. A.. JL Bowers,
Sect'y Bome. and Foreign Mission-.
A DISTR88W AO MENT.
Mrs. Geo. L. Ned Beceives Load of
Shot Intended by her Husband
for Chicken Thieves.
Walking into a trap set by her hus
band for chicken thieves, Mrs. Geo
L. Neel, who lives just beyond John
stone Academy, on the road betweer
Newberry and Prosperity, was se
riously and possibly mortally wound
ed at about 6:30 o'clock on Thursda3
Mr. Neel had been missing som(
fine chickens. He had driven stake
in the ground in front' of his chickei
house around which 'he had led 2
cord attached to the trigger of a
cocked shot gun pointing to the ap
proach to-the chicken house, so tha
any one approaching the chicker
house would run against the cord an<
discharge the gun. Mr. Neel's wifi
while attending to her customary
out-door duties forgetting that the
gun was set, aceidentally came it
contact with the string, and received
the load of shot intended for thE
The load entered the right leg be
lo.w the .knee joint, at close range
boring an-.ugLy, hole. Drs. Mower..an
Pelham were called in, and. Dr. Hous
eal has been in consultation. It ic
stated th.at it is altogether probablE
that the. leg .wil have to be amputa
ted, and serious fears are entertainec
f6r Mrs. Neel's life. The skillfu
surgeons are making every effort t<
save the wounded member.
ME. JAMRS HAWKINS DENNIS
One of the Landmarks of the Count)
P asses Away at Ripe Old
Mr. James Hawki3s D,ennis die'
last Thursday eve ning at seven o-'eloc]
at his home in tho Hartford communi
ty, in the 79th year of his age, anc
was buried Saturday at twelve o 'loel
at the old Chapman graveyard, fivi
and a half miles southeast of the city
where repose the ashes of his fathe
and grandfather. The services wer
conducted by Rev. S. P. Koon, pasto
of the St. Lukes church, of which th(
deceased was a life long methber.
Mr. Dennis served in the .Confedr
ate army first as a member of Capt
Juo. M. Kinard 's company, 20th reg
iment, and at the close of the war wa
in the cavalry, branch. After the wa
for a long number of years he' was il
the.revenue service. On Dec. 20, 1854
he was married to Miss 'Susannal
Cureton Young, of this omuty, wh<
died Feb.' 2, 1902, 'at tle ag3 of 6e
yea:s. He is survived by sin daughi
ters and two sons, namely, Mrs. R. I
Hollingsworth, of Cross Hill; Mrs. E
P. Whitten, of Helena; Mr. L. B
Dennis, of the Trinity section; Mr. J
T. Dennis, of this city; Misses Leib
and Idalia Dennis, of .the Hartfon~
neighborhood; and Mrs. C. T.'Faysin
ger, of -the city.- -
iIn the death or mr. IVenis an',the
old landmark of Newberry ecanty ha
passed away and another familia
and prominelit figure in its histoi
has crossed the Great Divi4e, and th
ranks of tho old Confederate Veter
ans have smaller grown;'for the numn
ber of the grand and gallant bani i
no longer large and mighty as once i
was, and every mnember.that comes ta
"cross the river anid rest under th
shade of the tree'' tells perceptibl;
in the thinning out of the f.ew remain
ing ones of the,faithful,-heroes wh
followed the immortal chieftain
where,duty called and spirit led.
Mr. Dennis was a kindly dispose
and friendly man, always with
pleasant word for those 'whomn h
knew and met in his intercourse wit:
his fellow-man, and his in'timat
friends who knew the worth of hi
friendship valued 'it and were draws
to him by lasting ties. He was a
ways pleasant to the boys of his at
quintance when they visited his hos
pitable home in the country and whei
ie met them in town, and we hay
happy recollections in this respci~
Those who..iave lost parents kno1
how to give sympathy to the 'childrer
young or gro.wn, who have to par
with the dear old father or mothei
and return from the grave 'to the des
olate home "amid .the eneii-elini
Mr. A. H. Booth Asphyxiated.
Jacksonville, Fla., Feb. 11.-A. E
Booth, an attorney of Columbus, Ga.
was found asphxiated in a room ii
the Arlington hotel here this morn
ing! The coroner declares it suicide
Mr. Booth is remembered by man:
f our people who will be sorry t<
'earn of his premature death. Mr
Booth lived in Newberry -and*. was
st.nographer for Mower and Bynun
and while 'hei-e -read law and was ad
nitted to- the-bar.. .. .. .
MERRY WIDOW is a rick ma's
bacco, but you ca get it at a
man's price from Purcell &
MAPLE CAMP NO. 437, W. 0.
meets every first and third WeO,
nesday evenings at 7:45 o'clook
Visiting brethren are cordially
D. D. Darby, Clerk.
T. Burton, C. C.
JUST one plug of MERRY WIDOW
wiX convince you that it is the
best 10c. plug of tobacco in New
berry, get it from Purcell & Scott.
H. B. WELS' TRANSFEz
Hauls Anything on Short Notice
Careful and Accommodating DiYk*
Moving Household Furniture a Sp -
YOUR BUiNiESS SOLICITED.
Office Phone No 61
Residence Phone No. 7.
A BUSINESS OPPORTUNIT.
Dixon-Bartlett Company-of Balti
more, -Mawnifaeturers. and 'DiArg)v
'L ars -dds-deiesapabl
perieneed. honest men to:iepresent,-'
them as salesmen. Territory, West
ernN bthCarolina, Western South
Carolina. Must have -real experi
enee and lil*ge of the article
and territory. 1iti'fatoiy rdfer
ene6s required. Addiess,
110-112 West German St.,
CUT OUT the Typhoid germs from
your Jrinking watier, get it-from,
the rock, pure. and spariling. Bf
- havi-og you a well drilled, yon cat
off all surface water, thereby get
ting it pure and sparkling. I am
prepared for' the business.. See me
or phone 275.
L A. MDweL
LYNN,HAVEN bay Oysters M.
shell. All meats and game of *0
season served on short notice.
TABL BTMARD.-The ibest the mar
ket offrds. We have secured &te
services of .Mr. Jas. Dupbar with
t 1he view of takinig regular board
~ers. If you are looking fora acen
venienut boarding place confer
with us. Our priee will b . rea
GREEN SO for chickes on.!o~
L. M.Player as Q
POR RENT.--Ofices iu o e uerw
house, formerly oeui4 y 9.
bate Judge a1 d apte 4,.
Clerk o q~t
FINB NORFOLE OYSTERS every
Tuhesday, Friday and Saturday a
40 -cents .a quart.
GET YOUR GLASSES from Dr. 1
-W. Connor, a graduate of the la*
est optical college.in the wold-I
Northern Blinois College of 1hw
go. Dr. Conner is locatedpea
ently in Newbir,gives both ~~
objective1 and subjective. tesa~'
eleetricty and guaran~tees his wq "s'
KING COTTON SEED.-I have a
supply of the 'laet im.
Sfor sale at one ($LO .00 .
lar jer bushel, sacked and iI~
ered F. 0. B. ears at Jalapat SC
This seed is pure and was gisne
on my private gin. Will make more
cotton to the acre than~ any .cotton
,planted on rich or poor land.
W. C. Sligh,
Newberry, B. F..D..3.
WHY do you spend your monier for
inferior tobacco when you can buy
MERRY WIDOW from.Purcell &
Scott at the same price that you
have to pay for the'common kind
Pulaski Lodge, No. '20, I. 0. 0. F.,
will meet Friday night, Feb,ruary 18,
11 K'iettner's'Hall, at 8 p..m. Let ev
erv member attend. .
- C. G. Blease,
W. G. Peterson, Noble Granud.
EWORTH LEGUZ MERTAVN
Valentine Party at Residence of M.
Jas. F. Epting.-The Eveuing
Was Greatly Enjoyed.
The Epworth League of Centrat
Methodist church had a Valenti:.e
party at the residence of Mr. James
F. Epting last Friday evening. The
attendance was not as good as would
have been on aeount of the incleu
ency of the weather, however, about
forty participated in- the pleasures of
As the guests were greeted at the
L door by Miss Lacy Epps, she pr.s1nt
ed them with a card on which.- was
writteen the number of their fartune.
Much excitement was manifestd by
the young pdople as they selected their
fortunes from corresponding n-umbers
and much merriment apd laughter
was caused by the revelation of the
secrets to the crowd.
Miss Minnie Havird acted as post
mistress for the 'otcasion and deliv
ered each his valentine, that had bees
mailed as the guest entered the par
lor, which was beautifully decorated
by a profusion of hearts. Miss Carfie
Belle West received the' gri est
number. of valentines for which a
book of "hims' was presented her
by Mr. W. H. Hayle.
During the evening there- was a
short program consisting of music
I and recitations which-Was thoroughly
enjoyed by all, but one of the most
striking features of the evening was
piereing the cupid's heart with an ar
row. The successful darts were to be
married and those who failed to pierce
the heart were doomed to be old
maids and bachelors.
Delicious refreshments were serv
ed by a ,bevy of young ladies,
At the Methodist parsonage on
- 4unday aftdrnoon at three o'elock,
1 there was performed by the Rev. M.
L. Banks the ceremony of a marriage
whi-ch will carry interest to a great
many people in and out of Newberry
- county, when Miss Ida Langford be
came the happy bride of Mr. Win. A.
- Asbill, of Columbia. The ,bride is a
daughter of the late Geo. A. Lang
fond of this city, and is a bright and
attractive young lady, with a large
circle of admiring friends; the
happy groom is an excellent young
man and holds a responsible posi
tion in the Southern E,xpress compa
ny in. Columbia.
Mr. and. Mrs. Asbill left on the
3:20 traixi Sunday,afternoon for Co
Slumbia, their future home. We con
Sgratulate the groom upon winning .so
charming a bride, and with her many
friends regret her departure from
this city, but while she will be
miss.ed from her large circle here we
all wish for her and her husband
.long years of usefulness and hiappi
A Card of Thanks.
We desiie to return our thanks to
all the friends, ministers, doctors
Sand each one whio so kindly ~visited
and rend.ered us assistance during
the illness and death of our- loved
one, James C. Davis:' Their thought'
- fulness and sympathy will ever be
remembered in sincere appreciation.
SMay our heavenly Father bless them
Mrs. fKate Co,ats.
- Mrs. Nellie Davis.
COTTON MA RKET.
B(Corrected by Nat Gist.4
Good Midaling 14 3-4
1Strict Middng. 14 5-8
tMidding 14 1-2
(Corrected by Rbt. MeC. Holmes.)
BGood Middling . 14 3-4
S Strict Middling ~14 5-8
IMiddling '14 1-2
- - Cotton seed 45 cents.
1 CENT A WORD.
'No adyertisement taken fol
~ ess than 25 cents.
. .Blue decorated China. Just receiv
ed large shipment of plates, cups and
saucers. Anderson 10c. Co.
*LOST.-A dark blue jacket, lined
.with light grey satin, had a U. D.
C. badge on collar. Lost between
Prosperity and Mr. L. M. Fellers'
Thursday afternoon. If found
Thave it returned to Miss Edna Fel
lers, Prosperity, S. C.
Blue Decarated China Just Receiv
ed l~gg.g1 pt of plates, cups and
--ucr . Anderson 10e. -Co.