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y0LUXE IVM NUXBER 40. NEWBERBY, SOUTH CAWeLTYA, TUESDAY, MAY 24, 1910.
THE NEWS OF PROSPERITY.
Old Folks Day Beautifully and Touch
Prosperity, May 23.-Mrs. G. Y.
Hunter spent Thursday in Columbia.
Mrs. RL L. Murrell and daugbter,
Nora, of Peaks, spent severai days
this week with Miss Lillie Mae Rus
Dr. J. H. Wilson is visiting friends
Mrs. I. S. Caldwell was called to her
home in Staunton, Va., on account of
the serious illness of her father.
Mrs. J. A. Counts and son, James
Lee, have returned from a visit to
Mrs. B. L. Wheeler, in Columbia.
Mrs C. M. Harmon had as her guests
Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Wise,
of Newberry, and Misses Lula Rich
ardson and -Carrie Glenn, of Bates
Jessie May, the two-year-old daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Hunt, died
Saturday morning after an illness of
one week. Funeral services were
held at Prosperity cemetery at 4.30
Mrs. Olin Evans and little daughter,
Dorothy Lun, returned to their home
i' Orangeburg, after a pleasant visit
to Miss Lucy Fellers.
Mrs. John Long and daughters, El
Iira and Eytine, and Miss Dorcas
Long, -of Silver Street, are the week
end guests of Miss Lillie Mie Russell.
'Pro. Y. M. Brown, who has been
teaching at Spread, Ga., is home for
'the summer vacation.
Mr. F. '. Fellers, of Newberry,
spent Sunday with his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. L. S. Fellers.
Mss Mary Lizzie Wise has return
ed from a visit to Miss Louise Jones
Mis Kathleen Merchant, of
Ia, is visiting relatives in town.
'S. B. Cartledge and little son,
spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs.
Annie Mae Bedenbaugh is vis
Mrs. W. A. Moseley.
M. and Mrs. A. H. Kohn, of Colum
ia, are visiting their many friends in
Mr. and Mrs. Gee. 1urch, Of baim
bia, spent Sunday with Dr. i;
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wise were guests
Sunday of' Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Wise.
Old Folks' day has become such an
established custom with Grace ,Sun
day school that one now as naturally
thinks of May without its flowers as
without this grand day when the care
free youths in the heydey of their
lives and men and women on whose
temaples and faces Father Time has
threaded unkind ornaments, meet
around one common mercy seat, and
there unite their voices in centuries
old hymns of praise to the "G3.er of
.every good and perfect gift."
Old Folks' Day! What a happy
thoughit in this age of haste and speed,
the race seems usually to the
swrlftest! May each succeeding year
brink together beneath Grace church's,
open portals a host of expectant faces
just as eager to participate in the
celebration of this occasion as were
The -church wore its usual festal
array of flowers, ferns and paims The
targe choir again rendered most ap
- ropriate music in which the congre
~ation joined most he.artily. The
whole occasion was so well planned
~and executed that linguistic despera
tion seizes us when we attempt to go
into detail concerning the component
parts, for the benefit of those not so
fortunate as to meet with age and age
here yesterday. Aside from the choir a
,bevy of children sang a welcome most
In behalf of the Sunday school Mr.
Xufus Counts, its very active and ef
ficient superintendent made a short
welcome address, in his usual happy
way. This was -responded to by Mr.
A. H. Kohn, Columbia, the former be
loved superintendent. He, too, spoke
nmost felicitously, being the origina
tor of this custom, and said he at pres
ent was in a position to enjoy and ap
preciate the hearty way in which all
preser.t had been made to feel wel
come and at home.
Our friend and former pastor, Rev.
Dy. Hallman, of Spartanburg and
Greenwood, happified us again with
iris genial presence. That he was as
lad to be among us as we were glad
have him was plainly evidenced by
expression, -facial and verbal.
fe c romnlimentary remarks,
and all addresses .by former friend,
of old Grace church are necessarilb
prefaced by such, Dr. Hallman thei
began his address proper, taking ai
his the,me, "The hoary head is a crowr
of glory, if it be found in a way o
He first addressed himself to th(
young people and impressed upor
them the importance of the respec
and reverence for the aged. Afte:
treating this phase of his subject h(
addressed himself to the old folk
present telling them what a glory i
was after having filled, their sphere
of usefulness to be gathered home t(
wear a crown of righteousness.
The occasion was thoroughly en
joyed by the large number of old peo
Messrs. G. P. Voigt, W. H. Johnson
Hal Kohn, E. S. Kohn, Orion Higgins
Tom Wicker, and Mr. and Mrs. J. E
Hunter, and Mrs. S. P. McCrackii
were guests Sunday. at the Wise hotel
Clemson Agricultural College Exam
The examination for the award o
scholarships in Clemson Agricultura
college will be held in the count;
c6urt house on Friday, July 8 at
a.'m.. Applicants must fill out prope:
forms, to be secured from the count;
superintendent of education, befor
they will be allowed to stand the ex
aminations. For detailed informa
tion, apply to the superintendent o
education, or to the president of Clem
Applicants for admission to the col
lege, but not seeking for the scholar
ships, will also stand entrance ex
aminations at the court house July 8
The scholarships are worth $10
and free tuition.
The next session of the colleg
opens Sept. 14th, 1910.
Cost and Courses of Study..
(2) Agrie"txlture and Chemistry.
(3) Agriculture and Animal Indus
(4) Chemistry and Geology.
(5) Civil Engineering.
(6) ,Mechanical and Electrical En
(7 Textile Industry.
Cost per session, including Board
Laundry, Heat, Light, Uniform and al
fees, $118.70.' Books and all other mis
cellaneous supplies, about $20.00. Fo
students ivho pay tuition, $40.00 addi
KFor catalog and 1information, appl:
W. M. 1Eiggs, Acting President.
TELLMAN IS ILL AGAIN.
He is Said to be Suffering From ai
Attack of Rheumatism and East
Atlanta, Ga., May 21.-Senator Ben
jamin R3 Tillman has suffered from
a serious attack of rhematism, fol
lowing his paralytic stroke of some4
weeks ago, and is coming back to thi
sanitarium in Atlanta for treatmen
within a few days.
The head physician at the sanV+ar
ium said today that he didn't know ex
actly when the senator would arrive
but he expected him within a day ol
two. Since Senator Tifiman left her<
after .his treatment he has been on hi:
far-m ~'at Trenton, recuperating.
DROP DEAD ON~ SEEING COMET.
Appearance of Nucleus Also Make:
CoP;Tegations in Alabama Leave
Talladega, Ala., May 22.-The ap
pearance of the comet this evenini
caused intense excitement in Tallb
dega. Congregations of severa
churches left their pews and hun
dreds of persons stood, excited, in th
square and gazed at the celestial vis
Miss Ruth Jordan, daughter of;
farmer iliving two miles from herE
was called to the door of her home t.
see the comet and immediately fe]
dead, physician. assigning heart fail
ure as the cause. An unknown negr
on the depot platform was shown th
comet and instantly dropped dead.
Scholarship examinations for Clew
son college will be held at the coul
house in Newberry, on July'
These scholarships are worth $10
and free tuition. For full informa
timr write to W M Riggs, actin
BOYD-BROCK HEAR IrG O3.
Court of Inquiry Met in Columbia
Yesterday.-Sessions Will Be
Columbia, May 23.-The court of
Inquiry to investigate the Boyd-Brock
controversy meets today at noon, in
the library at the State house. The
sessions will be open according .to
Gen. Wilie Jones, the president of the
Governor Ansel appointed the court
after charges of wasting the State's
money by W. T. Brock, assistant adju
tant, had been made by J. C. Boyd,
- adjutant and inspector general. The
request for the appointment was made
by Col. Brock.
The members of the court are: Gen.
Wilie Jones, president, of Coltribia,
brigadier general; Col. William W.
Lewis, of the 1st regiment; Col. Ed
win H. Cox, of the 2d regiment, aad
Col. Julius E. Cogswell, of the 3d reg
iment, recorder of the court.
The court is authorized by Governor
Ansel, the commandier-in-chief of the
National Guard of South Carolina, to
take such testimony as may e pre
sented, and that it shall be conduct(d
in all respects as courts of inquiry are
conducted. It is also required that
the court after a thorough investiga
tion give their opinion as to the weight
of the testimony presented.
The work of the court will present
an interesting scene. All members of
the court, the accused and the accus
er, and the military witnesses will be
in full uniform and the rules of a udil
itary court will be adhered to strictly.
The business of the court will open
with the reading of the charges, af
ter which Gen. Boyd will put up his
witnesses to be examined after the
example of a regular -court Sich
questions as the attorneys may desre
will be asked the witnesses. Col.
Brock will then present bis 1
through a nuinter 6f Fitnes6e, and
the examination will be In charge of
. After argument by counsel"'for bol
sides the doors of the court will be
closed and the members of the court
will then consider the testimony aid
1 arrive at some"decision.
Several weeks ago Gen. Boyd an
. nounced that he would not offer for
reelection. Following tltis annouL.c
ment Col. Brook, his assistant, an
- nounced that. he would enter the race'
,for adjutant and inspector general.
Afterwards Gen. Boyd issued a state-:
ment in which he charged Col. Brock;
with being false to him in a political~
way. He also announced that he
would enter the race in opposition to
Col Brock. Col. Brock. immediately)
called upon Governor Ansel "fora
* ourt of inquiry to investigate the'
charges made by Gen. Boyd. tI
ILater Gen. Boyd issued another
statemniet in which he charged1 Col.
Brock with wasting the money of the:
State in ma~king the inspections of the
State militia. In this statement Gen.
Boyd called upon Governor Ansel to
appoint a court of inquiry to ini esti-j
gate the expense accounts of Col.1
Brock, and also other acts tha t he had)
committed while in the service of the
State. Governor Ansel was never of
ficially notified of these charges, but
at the request of Cor. Brock eppoint
ed the court.
IGen. Boyd, who has been il for the
past several days, has rec:vered a.-id
vill attend the court tomorrow
There was some discussionu as to
how the expenses of the court would
be met. Governor Ansel has stated
- that he will decide this matter whed
ever the question is presented to him.
- The controversy has attracted a great
deal of attention throughout the Statc,
- and the proceeding will be 'watched
Tests Constitutionality of Act of 1909.
>Appeals From Judgment.
- The constitutionality of the act of.
>1909 which gave the dispensary com
e mission additional powers in winding
up the affairs of the State dispensary
is attacked in the argument of the
attorneys for the Carolina Glass com
. pany which was filed with the su
preme court Saturday. The argument
declares that the commission acted be
) yond its jurisdiction when it passed
. an overjudgment against the Caro
p lina Glass company of Columbia for
THE RURAL CARRIERS.
President Wicker Urges Every Carrier
*o Attend Convention Next
The State convention, which meets
with .us this year, is only a few weeks
off. 't is, therefore, important that
we get together on May 30 to elect
delegates and to appoint committees
on reception, entertainment, finance,
We have 26 carriers in this county,
and we hope to be able, when the
State convention meets, to boast that
every carrier in the county is a mem
ber .of the association. Twenty-six
members w6uld give us four votes;
if as many ag ten substitute carriers
will join the association we will be
entitled to five votes. At our ilast
county convention it was decided to
accept substitute carriers at reduced
rates and it is hoped that they will
take advantage of this cut rate this
Let me urge every carrier in the
county to be present May 30, rain or
shine. There will be something about
midday to interest you. Be sure to
come and persuade your, "sub" to
come withoytu. Come, whether you
are a member of the association or
Mayor Cole. L. Blease has consent
ed to address"our meeting on the 30th,
and he will have some helpful sugges
tions to offer, which you can not af
ford -to miss. Mr. I. H. Hunt, vresi
dent'of-the chamber of commerce, will
also give us a talk that will mean
much to us.
It is hoped and believed that the
people of the town and the county will
coopierate with us in our efforts to
make the coming State convention In
11y a complete success. Both the
town- and the county have much to
gain by a largely-attended convention
of rura1 ,carriers,* for the simpte rea
son. that the occupation of the rural
arrier brings him in. contact with
people. residig in both ,town and
rural distflg, thus ralr-g of him a
good traveling advertiser for any town
that he may visit. The Oirriers who
will visit Newberry next July wIll
number among their friends and lac
quaintances at home, the farmer, the
merchant, the manufacturer, the me
chanic, the 'physician, the minister,
and many others, and when these car
riers return to their homes, their
friends and their patrons, they will be
plied with questions like these: "Well,
how did you like Newberry?" "How
did the people treat you?" "What sort
of town have they got?" "'How about
their schools, churches and railroad
facilities?" "How about their mills
and mill villages?" "How about the
farm lands of the county?" "Do the
farmers 'seem to be prospering?" "Do
they raise anything besides cotton'~"
"o the farmers find a ready market
for tiheir produce?" "Did you find good
These, or similar questica~s will be~
asked every carrier on h.is return
home from our convention, and one
or two hundred rural carie~rs leaving
Newberry and scattering out all over
So?.ith Carolina will have a message
to deliver as ithey traverse the rural
ditricts or talk with their acquain
t.nces on 'the streets. It is iip to th'e
.eople of the town and .coun.-y to de
cide what that message shaij be.
Let every carrier and sub -arrier in
tre county come to Newber :y on the
30th insant. T. E. Wicker.
A Card of Thanks.
We wish to express our sincere
thanks -to our many friends for the
kindness shown us during the rpcent
i.ness and death of our father. May
our heavenly Father abundantly bless
vry one. Sincerely,
Henry J. Boozer.
Mary E. Boozer.
An Ignorant Unbeliever.
The late Nell Burgess used to
clinch, with an anecdote, his claims
that atheists were always ignorant.
"A: course, swaggering fellow," he
would begin, "declared in a barber
" "I don't believe in no hereafter
You live and die, and that's the end
"'Why, you must be a Unitarian,
George,' the barber said.
"'Hub, not me,' was the reply.
'I'm too fond o' me meat for, that.'".~
--e xv York Times.
NEWS OF EWBERRY COLLEGE.
Reception to Seniors-Preparations
One of the most pleasing social af
fairs of the season was the reception
tendered to the senior class of New
berry college by President and Mrs.
J. Henry Harms on last Friday even
ing.' The beautiful residence of the
president was tastefully decorated in
pale blue and white, the colors of the
class of 1910. Delicious and tempting
refreshments were served during the
evening by several charming young
ladies of the college community. A
feature 'of the entertainment which
added greatly to the pleasure of the
occasion was the singing of many fa
miliar songs by the guests, led by the
host and hostess of ~the evening.
The last of the senior examid-ations
having been. held on Friday, the work
of the seniors is almost completed. At
a recenrmeeting of the faculty the
subjects of the senior orations were
announced. The announcement was
also made that Mr. Alan Johnstone,
Jr., of Newberry, S. C., will be vale
dictorian, and Mr. H. Brent Schaeffer,
of Greenville, Tenn., salutatorian.
The preliminary contest in oratory
for seniors will be held on June 4,-at
which time five speakers will be se
lected to speak on graduation day.
the preliminary contest in oratory
for juniors will be held on Wednes
day afternoon, May 25. All juniors who
are working for a degree will be re
quired to speak on this ocesion. Six
speakers will be selected by the fa
culty at this time to contest for a gold
medal on Monday night of commence
A recent visitor at Newberry col
lege was Prof. B. HEre, of Leesville,
S. C. Prof. Hare-is a member of the
class of 1909-and sinbe. graduation
has been making an enviable record
I as an Instructor,
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Movements have been started for
hospitals in Abbeville and Orange
burg. In speaking of this The State
says: "Every hospital is headquarters
of organization against disease and
for its prevention." True. Newberry
ought to have one.
-Wherever there are hospitals there
are better physicians and surgeons.
The State. Newberry has the better
physicans and surgeons, the . hospital
is what is lacking.
A hog at the depot Monday morning
wanted to turn round in its box. The
box was too small for the perfor
mance. All that the hog did was to
put its head to the bottom and fall
over just as easy as any child
would do playing on a bed.
Several Matters Received Attention
During Final Session.
Asheville, N. C., May 21.-The 26th
quadrennial session of the General
Conference of the Methodist Episco~
pal Church, South, came to a close to
night. The closing exercises were con
ducted by Bishop A. W. Wilson, :who,
as segior bishop, expressed the belief
that in his opinion, safe, sane and con
servative measures should be adopted,
and that it was his opinion that the
church would in the near future go
Iforard in leaps and bounds. The
majority of delegates will leave here
Monday morning' for ,their homes.
At the afternoon session, presided
over by Bishop H. C. Morrison, an
nouncement of the election of Bish
op Collins Denny, as secretary of the
College of Bishops, was made. The
question of assessment for an endow
ment fund for wornout preachers was
discussed at length. Adverse action
was taken on the proposition.
Among the resolutions passed was
one asking that a committee be al.
pointed by the College of Bishops,
cnsisting of one bishop, two preach
er and two laymen, to consider a
plan for increased activities among
the laymen for learger representation
of laymen in annual confirences.
* UNCLE ELPS VIEWS.
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Did you notice how the old veterans
seemed to enjoy themselves memorial
day. Looked to me like everything
went in perfect harmony, they all en
joy themselves at the little county,
reunions and I know they do at the
State reunion because they can see
more of their dear old comrades who
wore the grey and fought under the
stars and bars. Some of them are al
ready making preparations for- the
coming reunion to be held in Spartan
burg. It is a very pretty place and I
think most, if not all, who go will en
How much do you suppose the pen
sion. helped the old veterans. To find
out ask one that had already consum
ed it before it was due and 'he will
tell you how muc'h he missed, then you
will have' a fair idea of how much it
helps. I would like to say here to
the pension board or -the legislature
or whoever has it in charge to pass a
bill that no one can take nor give an
order or a mortgage on their pensoL
I heard a veteran say Sunday that It
was in the list for him to draw $48.00
but instead of him getting It, "Mr.
Sope may think that I am meddlln4
where 1 have no business, but now
look at the man I have Just mention
ed. Think Now he. is. Some of -the
veterans with their pension and he
with not as much as a.penny of his.
he have been getting 'provisions
and clothing without it, so why,ean't 4
they still get it. This can be stoptedi -,F'
and why don't it be. What hAve 17G ,
to say about it, Mr. Idler? 14%
Have You been ovr to West
lately. The street force bag .o e
all the streets, went over' t1fe
the scrape and got-all the rough plac
I *ronder if The Idler -got-t see.e X
Wood before he left the city. I hop i
he did for'I doiope he will- getthe
park he hasi sO long wanted f6ir he ig
gettiig too old to V*try himself- 'S
much. Mr. Idler, the . people you d
sire to build the park for you do n
see the need of a.real good up-to.date
park as you and Mr. Zack Wright do.
By the way, what has 'becomie of
The Idler? Is he-sick, scared 'or stop'
ped oq for a-rest Come on, Mr. Tdley ~
with something. We all miss you so
much. I)oaet think I want your job,
for I don't. I have-as much as I can
d to look after number one. I roul&
be glad to hear from "Thinker" egain.
I see that somJ of the people don't *i
want oq nights at Willowbrook the
way they come on the regular' -ights.
That's right, they don't want -to take
advantage of any one because they
can have permission. The entire -
county was pretty well represented a '
Willowbrook Saturday nikht, there be
ing-the largest crowd there that -I've
seen this sea,son to be. as cool~as It
Now I hop 3'that Mr. ,Idler will soon
entertain us again as we are 'all anx
ious for our papers to see what hie has
to say. ~Uncle 1l.
Rural Sympathy. -
'The rural free delivery reaches Its
flower of perfection in Vermont.
"Mr. Carrier," said a lady who *as
summering among'ithe mountains "I
have a letter received several days
ago, saying a package -has been for
warded to me by mail. I have not re
ceived it yet. Have you seen anything ~
"'A package?" asked the- rural free :
"What kind of a package?"
"Why, a small package-a box, in
fact-covered with -paper, containing
"A smail box-pasteboard 4prob
"Let me see," pondered the rural
free deliverer. "A package?' Oh, yes.
I- guess that was your package I de
iered to Mrs. Brown down in. the
foothills a few days ago. She hadn' -
ny, mail for a long time, and I kind
fetsorry for h -atdy.