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SIXTEEN PAGES. SECTION ONE. PAGES 1 TO 8.
VOLUIIE XLVIM. NUMBER 0. NEWBERRY, SOUTH CAROLINA9 TUESDAY, IAY 10, 1910.
** * * * * * * * * * * *
*A Day of. Hallowed [emories. *
* * * * * * * * * * * * *
(By Jno. K. Aull.)
Upon this,, the anniversary of the
day on which Stonewall Jackson fell,
the South pays tribute to the un-i
swerving courage, the unfaltering
patriotism and the enduring loyalty
of- her sons who in the dark days
from '61't6'65 offered their lives a
willing sacrifibe for her and for the
principles for which she stood, and
who, battling against overwhelming
odds, but inspired by the justice of
their cause, handed down to posteri
ty a heritage the most glorious ever
bestowed upon any land or any peo
ple. It is a day of memories-of sad
2nemories, it is true, but of memories
tarnished not by the slightest sus
picion of a stain, and of memories
- in which vain regrets hold not. nor
have ever held a place.
Forty-five years have passed since
in the settling gloom of Appomattox,
which spread over and covered the
Southland, like a pall, the Stars and
Bars' were furled. Beneath its folds
thousands of the sons of the South
had gladly died, their life blood hal
-lowing the soil of countless fields of
carnage from Manassas to the sur
render. With love of it softening
the gleam of battle which lighted his
eyes, the gallant Albert Sidney John
son fell at Shiloh, and with an un
yielding faith that some day the prin
ciples- for' which it floated would be
triumphant, Stonewall Jackson was
stricken at Chancellorsville. It in
spired the world-famed charge of
Pickett at Gettysburg, where the
ey ranks "beat themselves crimson
st Cemetery Ridge," and on the
fore the heroism, unsurpassed
nt' or. modern times, of Ker
men before Little Round Top,
with artillery which mowed
rank and file of the already
'nned Southern troops even
ripened grain falls before the
not only on the field of bat
here the tumult and the shout
and the roll of the druls and
strains of Dixie, set the air a-pul
and the thunder and the fierce
are of artillery and of thousands
f rifles mingled with the sharp
ommands of officers, was it an' in
piration, but in the privations of the
p, where oftimes hunger stalk
and in the long and weary
ches, where there was no tocsin
f battle to cause the blood to tingle,
-flag, the emblem of the homes
m which came the men who car
'ed it literally into the jaws of
eath, soothed and sustained and en
couraged in hardships which, borne
without a murmur, proved a higher
"ourage than was ever displayed on
ield of battle.
Nor wak this the hardest gart in
that great struggle.. At home there
ere the mothers and the wives and
sisters, who did what their hands
o do to relieve the sorrow and
'ng, and who watched and
w prayed. Their's it was,
mos m had been reared in
comfo any in luxury, to
shoulder 's responsibility at
home, in most trying times
through whidh the nation ever pass
ed, and whilk laboring under the
most heart-re1 ing anxiety-for,. the
fathers and t~-husbands and the
brothers were at the front, and each
day brought tidings which in the
hearts -of some of those ncble wo
men ended, suspense and planted a
sorrow from which there was no
surcease until tbe dawn of a brighter
day over and beyond the vale of
History tells the "story of the
glory of the men who wore the grey.'
History, however, can not tell, for it
is not given to mortal pen to picture,
the sufferings and the heart-aches
which were beneath the surface-all
bornue willingly for love of home and
State and country. As the rays of
the sun, falling upon some great
st'ream, send forth a reflection which
dazzles the eye, but penetrates not
the depths below, so the relation of
Southern valor on the field of battle,
while it quickens the pulse and com
mandls the admiration of the world,
nes not into ;that even deeper cour
age and devotion and love of home
and of principles which characteriz
ed the Southern people in that great
est of conflicts.
From Allpomattox on that April
day 45 years ago the remnants of the
Southern army turned their faces
"And back again came the marching
With the bugle singing still;
Yet the music's surge was a sighing
All sad and slow and shrill.
For the woman wept; and the soldier
In the dreamless, silent sleep;
And the bugle song had a measure
For the buglers sometimes weep."
To rebuild their homes and their
lost fortunes-this was the task to
which they set themselves, without
repining, and the New South today
is the result of their efforts.
Each succeeding year has made .in
roads into the ranks of the surviv
ors, and in the course of nature it
can not be long until they will all
have passed over the river "to rest
under the shade of the trees" with
Lee and Jackson.
It is to pay tribute to the valotous
deeds and heroic sacrifices of those,
men, and to teach succeeding gen
erations what manner of men their
fathers were-and, also what manner
of women their mothers were-that
this day has been set apart in the
The veterans will be in Newberry
today-those who Yet linger with
us. Their heads are greyer than the
uniforms which they donned In '61,
and which many of them stained
crimson with their blood"in the years
which followed. The steps of many
of them are tottering, and their shoul
ders are bent with the weight of la
bor and of years. But they will live
over again today in reminiscence the
stirring days of the camp and the
field, and .the strains of Dixi6 will
again call forth the Rebel yell,
though it will be weaker than in
the days of yore. I
Newberry will honor these men
today, and the graves of their fallen
comrades will be' strewn with ever
green wreaths and with the choicest
flowers of the spring-tide.
In thus observing the day, New
berry is not only honoring these men,
but she is performing a sacred duty.
and exercising a high privilege, as
well. No section of this broad coun
try is more loyal today to the Stars
and Stripes than is the South, but
the pretence of such loyalty would.
be a vain boast did the South not
hold sacred the life-blood of her sons
which was spilled in defence of the
Stars and Bars.
And today, when the -Rebel yell
greets the strains of Southern war
melodies, and the eyes of men who
marched without a quiver to the
mopth of belching cannon are dim
with tears as they recall their lead
ers and ' comrades gone, the scene
will be an inspiration to the New
South, and a lesson in patriotism to
those of a younger generation.
With sadness it will be noted that
many of the veterans have passed to
the "eternal camping grounds"' since
Memorial day a year ago.. Dr. E. P.
McClintock, the beloved chaplain of
the James D. Nance camp, only a
short .while ago, and Mr. G. Fred
Long, the treasurer of the camp,
within the past few days, have an
swered the last earthly roll call, and
others whose names their comrades
will recall today have found that rest
into which no alarm of war can ever
enter. And the writer can not b,ut
reflect with deep sorrow upon the
absence of the manly form of the
gallant and chivalrous Capt. A. P.
Pifer, the captain of Lee's body
guards and the close personal friend
of Lee, and a man worthy the friend
ship of Lee--no higher eulogy could
be paid to any man.
Elsewhere in this Memorial day
issue of The Herald and News ap
pears the program which has been
arranged for the entertainment of
the veterans and for the observance
of the day. The program has been
in charge of the ladies of the city,
who have been and who will continue
to be unceasing in their labors to
honor the memory of the veterans
who sleep their last sleep, to cheer
the declining years of those who yet
surv.ve, and to teach the children
of succeeding generations the true
story of the deeds of those who made
the Southern Confederacy, while
shor.t-lived, the brightest and fairest
nation the world has ever seen.
There are five organizations in
Newberry today of Veterans, Sons .of
Veterans, and Daughters of the Con
federacy-the James D. Nance camp,
United Confederate Veterans; the
John M. Kinard camp, Sons of Unit
ed. Confederate Veterans; the Dray
ton )Rutherford chapter, United
Daughters of the Cofifederacy; the
Calvin j Crozier chapter, United
Daughters of the Confederacy, and
the D. A. Dickert chapter, Children
of the, Confederacy.
The James D. .Nance camp, United
Confederate Veterans, takes its name
from Col. James D. Nance, who was
killed in command of the Third regi
ment, at the Battle of the Wilderness
May 6, 1864. He was succeeded as
colonel of the regiment by William
Drayton Rutherford, for whom the
Drayton Rutherford chapter is nam
ed. Col. Rutherford was killed in
the battle of Strasburg, Va., October
13, 1864. On the same day, in a
fight in the Shenandoah valley, near
Strasburg, and not far from Win
chester, Capt. Jno. M. Kinard, for
whom .the Jfao. M. Kinard camp of
Sons is named, was shot throug]
the heart while acting lieutenant.
colonel. Col. D. A. Dickert, than
whom a more gallant soldier and- of
ficer never fought, for whom the D.
A. Dickert chapter is named, is liv
ing in NPwberry. He is the author
of Dickert's History of Kershaw's
brigade, and a number of other
works. The Calvin Crozier chap
ter, U. D. C., named for the
gallant Texan, who was murdered in
Newberry by negro soldiers follow
ing the surrender because he had
sought to protect a Southern woman
from their insults. His remains now
rest in Rosemont cemetery, under an
imposing monument erected to his
memory by the people of Newberry.
From Newberry county came all
these brave men for whom the or
ganizations are named, with the ex
ception of Crozier, who met his death
in Newberry, and whose body re
With love for the cause for which
the Southern soldier fought, and with
love for the Southern soldier, hold
ing in sacred memory the dead, and
seeking to cheer and to honor the
living, Newberry comes to the obser
vance of another Memorial day'.
There is naught of bitterness nor
any regret-only tenderness, and a
firm belief in principles which still
live and will continue to livefor
princples cant not die.
In closing his history of Kershaw-s
brigade, Col. D. A. Dickert quotes an
extract from the speech of one , a
the So'uthern governors at Chicka
mauga at the dedication of a monu
ment to the dead heroes from his
State, which is . tender in its senti
ment, beautiful in its diction, and
fair with the light of truth. It is:
"A famous poem represents an
imaginary midnight review of Na
poleon's army. The skeleton of a
drummer boy arises from the grave,
and with his bony fingers beats a
long, loud reveille. At the sounid
the legions of the dead emperor come
from their graves from every quarter
where they fell. From Paris, from
Toulon, from Rivoli, from Lodi, fromi
Hohenlinden, from Wagram, froyn
Austerlitz, from the cloud-capped
summit of the Alps, from the shad
ows of the Pyramids, from the snows
of Moscow, from Waterloo, they gath
er in one vast array with Ney, Mo
Donald, Masenna, Duroc, Kleber,
Murat, Soult, and other marshals in
command. Forming, they silently
pass in melancholy procession before
the emperor, and are dispersed with
'France' as the pass-word an 'St.
Helena' as the challenge.
"Imagine the resurrection of the
two great armies of the civil war.
We see them arisin~g from Gettys
burg, from the Wilderness, froml
Shiloh, from Missionary Ridge, froni
Stone river, from Chickamauga-yea,
from a hundred fields-and passing
wIth thefr gret commanders in re
view before the martyred president c
In their faces there is no dis appoint- '
ment, no sorrow, no anguisA, blit
they beam with light and hope and I
joy. With them there is no 'St. is
Helena,' no 'Exile,' and they are dis
persed with 'Union' as a challengd
and 'Reconciliation' as a pass-word."
CAPTS. GARY AND BRICKEI. t
Friendship Between Men Who Faced
Each Other in Battle Closed by '
Capt. Bricker's Death. t
Some days . ago The Herald and 1f
News printed an extract from a let- I
ter written by Captain Bricker to (
the adjutant general inquiring about
Captain J. W. Gary and also correct
ed an impression that General Moore
had that Captain Gary was dead. The <
letter of Caption Bricker was refer- 4
red by Mr. A. S. Salley, Jr., to Cap
tain Gary, and is as follows:
Carlisle, Pa., April 16, 1910.
Adjutant General of gouth Carolina. ]
My Dear Sir: I desire very much E
to secure the address of an officer of
a South Carolina Confederate regi
ment, I think the Second of Hamp- E
ton's Legion. I believe it was a
Capt. Gary, I met him at Gettysburg I
on July 3, 1863, but we did not have i
much of, or any chance, to talk mat- I
ters ov.er them, but afterwards at the
reunion of the cavalry of both armies
we did meet and had a very pleasant
conversation. Now, if you can give i
me his address, if living, I will cer- i
tainly feel under everlasting oblIga- I
tions to you.
Truly and sincerely yours,
W. H. Bricker,
624 N. W. Street, Carlisle, Pa.
His name was Capt. Garey or Gary,
Second S. C. cavalry, C. S. A. At
least I think I am corect about it.
Capliln .Gary replied to the letter 1
and The Herald and News gives his
reply: April 26, 1910.
General W. H. Bricker,
My dear Sir: The enclosed clipping
taken from the News and Courier, a
daily paper published at Charleston,
S. C., is my apology, is well as ex
cuse, for writing this letter, for it
brings to mind a very enjoyable visit
to the battlefield of Gettysburg in
July, 1885, when I, as well as other
Southerners, had the pleasure of
first meeting you when neither party
"was under arms." I should have
written you a letter of thanks years
ago for the kind and gracious man
ner In which you received us on that
occasion, and for the generous hos
pitality and entertainment given. But,
like many other things, the letter
was so long postponed, that finally
I lost your address, and only discov
ered it .from this chance clipping
containing the letter from my friend
and tformer comrade, eGneral James
W. Moore, disclosing the fact that I
am the Gary 'to whom your former
General Moore, however, as you
are now aware, is mistaken in his
information that I have "passed over
the river." This mistake I am truly
glad to correct in person, and to
say that I am commander of "Camp
James D. Nance, No. 336, U. C. p.,"
located at this place and have held
that office since its organization in
July, 1883, and further -to announce
that it is the banner cainp in Southj
Carolina, containing a membership
of two hundred eight-eight ex-Con
feds in good and regular standing.
Even at -this -late day, permit me
to thank you most sincerely for the
hospitality, and especially for the
cordial manner of the hand-grip and
the soldierly spirit in,which you met
and entertained us at Gettysburg in
1885. We felt i:. then, and still ap
preciate it as wt. live it over again
Now, I want to give you an invi
tation to visit us, sct.as to be here on
the 10th of May prciximo, as this is!
the largest annual V gathering we
have (anniversary of (onewall Jack
son's death), the* day pn which are
bestowed by the U. D. C. Southern
Crosses of Honor on wotrthy ex-Con-1
federates; and the dag. that the
"boys" are given a big ~.nner and
barbecue. I vouch for' yd~U a most
hearty welcome, and, at (he same
time, will thoroughly convince you
that the war is over, and th'at amity
l narand felng for our re-united
'ountry reigns supreme, at least In
Wishing you and yours continued:
Lappiness and prosperity, I beg to
Sincerely your friend,
J. W. Gary.
On Saturday Col. 0. L. Schumpert
eceived a copy of the Evening Sen
inel of Carlisle, Pa., dated April 27,
n which is recorded the sudden
[eath of Captain Bricker and from
vhich The Herald and Newa makes
he following bxtract. It will be
een that Captain Bridker died be
ore he got the information which he
vas seeking in regard to Captain
The Sentinel of April 27 says:
The hand of death has again
tricken down one of Carlisles best
itizens, the Hon. William H. Brick
r. Capt. Bricker, as he is best
mown, was working about the chick
,n yard at his home on North West
itreet late' Monday afternoon. Mrs.
3ricker was visiting a friend in town,
Lnd Mr. Bricker was alone. Mrs.
rohn D. Shearer, who resides next
loor, was in the yard at her home,
Lnd heard Mr. Bricker moan. Then
he saw him fall. Hastily she sum
noned Mr. Dysert, another neighbor,
Lnd he and Mr. Yost, and thers who
,athered quickly carried the strick
,n man into the house. Dr. A. R.
Ulen was summoned, and when he
Lrrived Mr. Bricker was still breath
ng, but in a few moments passed
Lway. His death is attributed . to
ieart failure. While Capt. Bricker
iad been in declining health for
ome time, his death at this time was
inexpected, and the, news received
ver town was a shock.
keteh of His Life-Active In. Pelitis
-A Great War Beeord..
Honorable William H. Bricker was
>orn August 6, 1837, and -as there
ore in his 74th year. He followed
arming, .and it was while he was
;till on the. farm, that he enlisted in
,ompany H, Third Pennsylvania cav
lry. He was soon chosen- first ser
,eant, and on May 1, 1863, was pro
moted to lieutenant of Company B,
)f the same regiment. On August 22,
1863, he was captured by the rebels
and confined alternately in Libby
prison, and in prisons in' Danville,
Va., Macon, Ga., Charleston and Co
lumbia, S. C. While at Columbia, he
escaped and was out 12 days. He
was recaptured, after suffering great
privations. After 16 long and weary
months he was exchanged, and -his
term of enlistment having expired,
was honorably discharged. On Janu
ary 25, 1865, he returned to the farm.
Subsequently he moved to Newville.
In 1870 he was appointed United
States store keeper, which office he
resigned in 1875.
In 1876 Captain Bricker moved to
Beaver Falls, in Beaver county, ,Pa.,
where he was engeged in the book,
stationery and news business, and
where he was successful, and a
prominent -citizen. He was a dele
gate to the Republican State conven
ion iig 1881 and again in 1894. In
1884 he was elected register and re
corder of Beaver county, and again
elected in 1887. '
He was also enga ed in the real
estate .and insurance business at one
Lime. Ihn 1898 he was elected to the
State 1.egislature, and in 1900 was re
elected- by nearly 2,000 . plurality.
As may be seen from a brief refer
ence to his war record above given,
Captain Bricker was a brave soldier,
and of this there are many unmis
Lakable proofs. For ins.tane, at Get
tysburg he led a detachment sent out
unmounted, for support in front of
Ruminel's barn. Taking a position
in -the line, they suffered great loss.
Subsequently the syuad remounted
and made a charge on the enemy.
Every man was wounded e-:cepting
Capt. Bricker and the bugler.
Whilst a prisoner at Charleston,
S. C., he was promoted to a cap
taincy, but never was mustered as
such for the reason that the regiment
was mustered out, before his return.
A comrade of Captain Bricker, a Car
lisle gentleman who was in the same
company, says that Captain Bricker
was a gallant soldier, always ready
for any hazardous duty, and was
sected and loved by all the officers,
a well a the men.
THE jEWS OF PROSPERMT.
Memorial Day to be Observed-Flah4
Ing Party-People Coming and
P-osperity, May 9.-Mrs. S. 3. Kon
has returned from a pleasant visit
to relatives and friends In Little
Mrs. J. M. Cook, of Montgomery,
Ala., is visiting at the home of her
mother, Mrs. Alice Witherspoon.
Misses Y. Genia and Rosabelle Har
man have returned from several
days' stay in Columbia.
Mrs. D. J. Taylor and daughter
visited in Newberry last week.
The following from. Prosperity at*.
tended the funeral of Mr. G. F. Long
at Colony Friday: Mr. and Mrs. W. A.
Moseley, Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Fellers
Misses Edna Fellers' and Nannie
Simpson; Messrs.-W. E. Moseley, Carl
Fellers, G. Y. Hunter, H. J. Rawl, F.
E. Schumpert, R. T, C. Hunter, A. B
Wise, W. T. Gibson, F. Bobb and Jno,
Members of the Allen Lester chap
ter of U. D. C., Prosperity, S. C., will
observe Memorial day by rendering
the following program in 'town hall
at 4.30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon:
Prayer-Rev. S. C. Morris.
Scripture Reading-Rev. x 0. .
Address-Dr. A. J. Bowers.
Bene4iction-Rev. L S. Caldwell.
Any one having flowers for decorat
ing the soldiers' graves will please
notify or send to Miss Effie Hawkins
Mr. B. . Schumpert, who-has been
visting relatives here, has, returned,,
to his home in Columbia. -
A fishing party composed of Messrs.
J. F. Browne, A. G. Wise, P. C., Sing
ley, and L. -S. Lonkg attended a lrge
fish fry at Leesville Friay.
Mr. F. W. Schumpert, of Columbia,
spent the week-end with his, father,
Mr. B. B. Schumpert.
Rev. I. S. Caldwell, who has been
holding a series of services in Geor
gia, returned home Friday.
Messrs. R. K. Wise, C. P. Barre, L.
D. Simpson, C. H. Kreps and L. .
Wise, of Newberry 'college, spent the
week-end -at home.
Mrs. P.. 5. Langford spent Saturday
in Newberry. -.~p
Misses Ida and Sarah Fellers spent
several hours in town Saturday en
oute to Bookman, S. O.
Hon. Geo. S. Mower and Dr. Van
Smith, of Newberry, werea guests at
the Wise hotel Friday night.'
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Scott, of Paco-.
let, are visiting at the home of bla
father, J. B. Scott.
Mr. R. H. Russell, of Silver Street,/
is visting his daughters, the Misses
Mr. E. S. Werts, of Newberry, spen
Saturday in town,. giving his many
friends a hearty liand-shake.
ror Rural Letter Carrer.
The competitive examination for
la F. D,. Carrier to fill the sa-maer
caused by the death o'f Mr. J. W. D2.
Johnson was held Saturday morning
by Mr. J. Claude Dominick, member
of the board of civil service exa.min
ers in the absence of Secretary C. A.
Bowman. There were nine applicants
Sims E. Kennerly, Jackson 3.
Abrams, Jas. B. Cromer, Cipple. C.
Spoon, Sam B. Evans, Claud A. Work
man, Eugene- Hitt, Jos. E. Nabors,
Arthur C. Mills. -
Mr. Dominick promptly forwarded
the papers to Washington.
County Sunday School Convention.
The executive committee of the
county Sunday school convention met
Saturday to make preparations for
the convention which meets the third
week in July. -
The following committees were ap
Place of meeting-Prof. S. J. Der
rick, McDuffie Sligh, A. A. Cleland.
Program-Prof. J. S. Derrick, Rev.
R. S. Latimer, J. L. Bowles.
The secretary of the convention
was instructed to remind the several -
schools to raise their pledges for the