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ents of Many People, New
ians and Those Who Visit
' Miss Edna Atkinson is visiting at
Miss Iva Wessinger has returned
from visting at Irmo.
Mr. J. Monroe Swindler is in Laur
ens on business.
Mr. Eugene Plumer, of Columbia, is
visting his aunt, Mrs. Alma Taylor.
Mrs. Tabor Hill, after visting her
daughter, Mrs. Frank Sligh, returned
last week to her home in Greenwood.
Misses Ethel Leitzsey and Juanita
Langford are visiting relatives in
Mrs. Florie Lominack attended the
comencement of the Columbia Female
Miss Mary Gilbert, teacher of the
school at Dillon, is at home for the
Prof. Smiley Porter returned last
week from Sumter, where he has been
Mrs. Dora Watts has returned
home after a two weeks' stay in Char
lotte, N. C.
Mr. R. C. Williams, Jr., of Colum
bia, has been spending a few days
in the city.
Mrs. A. T. Jamieson, of Greenwood,:
and Mrs. W. J. Bailey, of Clinton,
were visitors of Mrs. W. H. Hunt last:
Mr. Haskell Wright returned last
week from Glenn Springs and a brief
visit to his brother, Mr. W. F. Wright.
at Tylersville, Laurens county.
Miss Jennie Mae Haddon, of Due
West, who has been teaching in Clar
endon county, is visitng Miss Sarahl
Mrs. E. C. Russ, of San Antonio
Texas, is visting her relatives, Mrs.
Lz.ura P. Ewart and daughter, Mrs.
Chas. A, Bowman.
Messrs. T. H. Cromer and J. H.
Cromer, with their familes, of Laur
ens, attended the funeral of their rel
ative, Mrs. W. W. Wicker.
Mr. H. H. Evans has returned from
New York and Nashville, having gone
to Nashville to be present at the gra
J duation of his daughter, Miss Juanita.
Mrs. Banks Attaway returned. last
Friday to her home in Charlotte after
a visit to her relatives, Dr. and Mrs.
T. W. Smith.
Mr. H. F. Addy was called to Co
lumbia Monday night on account of
the sudden and selious illness of his
daughter, Mrs. J. W. Spence.
Mrs. John W. Kibler attended the
marriage in Oconee last Wednesday
of her niece, Miss Mary Sheldon, to
Mr. Willia.m Glenn, of~ Liberty.
Mrs. A. A. Lynch, Mrs. Robertson
'and Miss Maud Johnson, of Charles
ton, passed through New..>erry last
Friday on their way to Henderson
ville, along the automobile highway.;
Mr. Holdsburg, chauffeur.
Dr. G. A. Setzler, of near Pomaria,
was in the city last Saturday. Dr.
Setzler has been taking and reading
the Newberry papers ever since the,
first paper was established in this
Mrs. Theodore Johnstone has re
tur'ned from an extended visit to rel
* ~ atives and friends at Clemson, Spar -
taunurg and Gaffney, accompanied b:
her -daughter, Miss Julia Johnstone,
- who has just graduated in music at
* Limestone college.
Mr. S. M. .Wilkes, of Laurens, was in
the city yesterday on his way to Co
lumba on business. Mr. Wilkes is
oms of the most prominent business
men of Laurens, being a member of~
the large and well known furniture
house of S. M. & E. H. Wilkes Co.
Mr. R. P. Fair, who has been the
faithful traveling representative of,
the Standard Oil company, will here
after fill the place of inspector of
agencies in that great corporation,
having been promoted to this respon
sible position, effective tomorrow,
.June 1. 'The Herald and News is
-pleased to note the success and rise.
,of Mr. Fair, as the promotion shows
-that he has made good and is deserv
ing of the esteem in which he is held
by the Standard Oil.
TARIOUS AlND ALL ABOUT.
There will be prayer meeting at the*
A. R. P. church Wednesday evening:
at 8.15 o'clock.
The Calvin Crozier chapter, U. D.
C., will meet with Miss Lucile Wilson
on Thuirsday afternoon at 5 o'clock.
.The Calendar society of Central
church will meet with Mrs. C. M. Conok
*Wednesday afternoon at 4.30 o'clock.
There wilt be a box party at St..
Paul's school house on Friday even
ing, June 3, at 8.30 o'clock. The puib
rlic is invited.
r. Alderman has moved from
Johnston to Newberry to practice vet
erinary surgery. His headquarters
are at Bishop's stables.
County Superintendent of Educa
tion Wheeler requests the statement
that the summer school for teachers
will begin on the 13th of June, in
stead of on the 16th, as published.
A party of 19 citizens fish fried at
Langford's, on Bush river, last Thurs
day. The seines caught an abund
ance for the fry to satisfy all hunger
and desire and still there was much
There has arrived the flag recet.tly
ordered for the Confederate veteraits
by Treasurer Win. Johnson. It is a
thing of beauty and will be a joy
forever to the few remaining old gets.
It will be seen at the Jefferson Davis
memorial exercises on Friday.
A double porch in front, a piazza
all around the house, another story to
the building and other improvements
to the residence of Mr. J. W. Denning,
in McKibben street will be made, Mr.
Irby D. Shockley having reecived the
contract for the work.
Mrs. Ben Buzhardt, who was on
Monday of last week taken to Knowl
ton's hospital, Columbia, for treat
ment, stood the operation will and is
getting along nicely. If the improve
ment keeps up LO promise she will be
able soon to return home in good
The young men of Newberry ought
to organize a military company. They
have good material for such an or
ganization. Let's have the company.
The Newberry firemen are prepar
ing for the approaching tournament
at Sumter. Their friends hope the
preparation will result in success.
At the inquest in the case of the
State against Arthur Stevens, held at
Old Town Sunday a week ago, Con
stable T. G. Williams followed clues
which satisfied him that he could get
sufficient evidence aainst Elijah
Jones, colored, and his- wife, Carrie,
to convict them of violting the dispen
sary law. He arrested the said par
ties, bringing them in to jail Satur
day. Carrie is out on bond, leaving
Elijah in prison.
Secretary Wood Thinks the Idea of
Newberry's Committee Ia a
Notwithstanding the fact th'at New
berry is on all of the three propos
ed routes for the Columbia-Newberry
Spartanburg-Asheville highway, Pres
ident I. H. Hunt, of the Newberry
chamber of commerce, and President
G. Y. Hunter, of the Prosperity cham
ber of commerce, appointed commit
tees to keep in touch with the move
ment and to render whatever aid may
Secretary John Wood, in a letter re
ceived here, says that "the idea is a
good one." Mr. Wood further says:
"It gives us some one to whom we
can address all official communica
tions bearing upon the road proposi
tion. We are today writing Asheville
and Columbia asking that they ap
point their representatives on the "de
cison" comnmmittee at once."
No Quorum Present on Saturday and
No Business Transacted-e
Owing to the busy season there
were only five members of the town
ship road inspectors, present at the
meeting on Saturday, May 28. There
not being a' quorum present, there
was no business transacted, except
hianding in the reports to the secre
tary, who was instructed to make out
a list of same as soon as all of them
The following was adopted:
"The.t thos? present request that
each member not present at this
meeting make out his report at once
as to the condition of the public roads
and bridges of his township, and
send .copy of same to the secretary,
T. J. Wilson, Slighs, S. C., so as to
ge~ the reports all properly put on file
as the townships run."
Members present were: J. W. Ept
ing, W. H. Wendt, J. A. Graham, H. S.
Graham and T. J. Wilson.
The meeting adjourned to meet at
the call of the secretary.
.Children's Day at Trinity.
Children's day at Trinity was ob
served on Sundagy. There were exer
cises by the children in the morn
ing and addresses by Mr. James F.
Epting and Dr. W. D. Senn in the aft
ernoon. The Rev. J. B. Friday, who
was to have delivered an address, was
prevented from attending by illness.
There was a large crowd present, and
a bountiful dinner was served on thie
Mimnaugh continues to advertise
attractive bargains. It will pay you
B. F. D. CARRIERS.
Preparations for State ConTention.
Fine Meeting of County Asso
At a meeting of the Rural Letter
Carrier association of Newberry coun
ty, held yesterday in the chamber of
commerce rooms, definite plans were
put into operation for making the ap
proaching State convention of the R.
F. D. carriers, to be held in Newberry
on July 4 and 5, the best gathering in
the history of the State association.
A central committee consisting of the
seven carriers from the Newberry of
fice, with Mr. T. E. Wicker, the State
president, as chairman, was elected
to perfect the arrangements, woring
in harmony with the chamber of com
merce and city council. The chairman
of this committee was empowered to
appoint sub-committees from the gen
eral committee and also to appoint
any of the carriers of the county on
the sub-committees. Mr. F. P. De
-re, who offered the resolution for
the appointment of the seven carriers
from the Newberry office as a central
genera. committee explained that im
mediate work was necessary, and this
work could be done more expeditious
ly by those living here in the city.
This committee, of course, will have
the co-operation of every member of
It is the purpose of the association
to entertain the visiting delegates
while they are in the city, and in this
matter they will be aided by the cham
ber of commerce, the city officials and
the peopl.e of the city generally.
A Fine Start.
Mayor Blease and President 'I. H.
Hunt, of the chamber of commerce,
were present at the meeting yesterday
and both made inspiring addresses
pledging their co-operation in making
the convention a success, and Mayor
Blease personally subscribed $50 to
wards the entertainment of the dele
gates and President Hunt $10.
In addition to the amount which
will be subscribed by the people of
the city, on motion of Mr. F. P. De
vore, the secretary was instructed to
call upon every member ol the coun
ty association for the sum of $1 to
help defray the expenses. Between
50 and 75 delegates are expected, and
in addition to making them the guests
of the carriers and of the city-:while
here, a banquet will be ,.tendere4
President Hunt yesterday tendered
the chambbr of commerce roog',s2 for
the meetinig, and the meeting.imill .be
held there. -. .-, -.
A special music committee was ap
pointed, on\motion of Mr. W. .G.y Pet
erson, consisting of Messrs. .;.R, -QD
Counts, T. L. Shealy and F. E...De
Treasurer Peterson .reported, that
all indebtedness against, the county
association had been paid, and there
was $7.44 in the treasury.
1Mr. F. P .Devore offered the follow
ing tribute of respect, which, after a
few suitables remarks by Mr. Peter
son, was unanimously adopted by a
"We are called upon to mourn the
death of one of our members,. Mr. J.
W. D. Johnsoi, carrier en Kinards R.
F. D. No. 2, who died on the 18th day
of March, 1910. He was a good man,
faithful and true to every duty. There
"Resolved, That in the death of Mr.
J. W. D. Johnson the RuraI Carrier's
association of Newberry county has
lost one of its best members; one whio
had the respect and esteem of us all
for his high character, his genial dis
position and for the interest he al
ways displayed in the success of this
"That his exampIe of fidelity to
duty will be an inspiration to trs in
our service to the public.
"That a copy of 'this resoltiton be
sent to his family, as expressive of~
our symnpathy with them in their be
reavement, and that a pagg in our
minute book be dedicated to his mem
Mr. W. G. Peterson announced withI
sadness the death on Sunday of the
mother of State President Thos. E.
Wicker, and a committee co.nsisting
of Messrs. W. G. Peterson,. F. P. De
vore and W. S. Seybt was appointed
to draft suitable resolutions..
The old officers of the association
were unanimously reelected, as fol
lows: President, R. C'. Counts, vice
president, W. S. Seybt;- yecretary and
treasurer, W. G. Pete.rsdn..
Delegates chosen to State colivenI
tion: W. G. Peterson, F. ,P. Devore,
R. C. Counts, John Buzhardt.
After an informal good ro&ds' con
ference the association adfourned to
a fine dinner, which was served at the
Central house. '*
Supt. Spilman Will Probably Attend.
IPresident Hunt, of the chamber of
comnmerce, and Mayor Blease have re
ceived letters from Mr. W. R. Spil
man, of Washington, superintendent
of the rural free delivery service in
the United States, saying that he
hopes it may be his pleasure to attend
the State convention of R. F. D. car
riers to be held in Newb,erry July 4
COUNTY SUMMER SCHOOL.
Will Begin Monday, June 13, and Con
tinue Four Weeks-Instructors
The county summer school for'
teachers will begin Monday, June 13,
and continue four weeks.
Prof. S. J. Derrick, principal, his
tory and civics.
Prof. 0. B. Cannon, arithmetic and
Prof. J. B. O'Neall' Holloway, Eng
lish grammar and composition.
Miss Elizabeth Dominick, geogra
phy and drawing.
The board of etducation will ask
the trustees of the college for the use
of Holland hall for class room work
and also for the use, under the super
vision of Mrs. R. P. Holland, the libra
rian: of the valuable college library.
The text books used will be those
taught in the public scho)ols. Suit
able sections, chosen with reference
to the needs of the teachers, will be
selected for teaching.
Board can be obtained at the col
lege boarding hall by applying to Mrs.,
Jno. A. Summer, matron. Also at
other boarding places conveniently lo
cated. Rooms can be secured by'ap
plying to various homes near the col
The teachers should enter the first
day, and, if possible, stay through the
No teachers' certificates will be re
newed by the county board until after
the close of the school.
J. S. Wheeler,
S. J. Derrick,
E. 0. Counts,
County Board of Education.
Death of Infant.
Died Friday morning at 10 o'clock,
Marguerite Bowles, granddaughter of
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Bowles. Interment
at Rosemont cemetery by~the side of
The mother only preceded her babe
five months. The separation was not
long, and happy must have been the
While little Marguerite's stay upon
earth was only a few months, she had
made for herself in the hearts of loved
ones a place which can not be filled.
We are told that in the records, of
the Omniscient, length of years is not
the gauge of a human life, and' when
the baby. prattle was hushed and lit
tIe Marguerite went to jcoin the enIl
dren up in heaven, her mission here
was done. ~The bereaved famHly Iiz:.v
the deep sympathy of the entire com
Death of An Estimable Lady.
Mrs. Mary Cromer Wicker, wife of
Mr. W. W. Wicker, died at her- home
in ,College street, this city, on Sunday
evening at 20 minutes past 7 o'clock,
after anr illness of several weeks, in
the 57th year of her age. She was the.
sister of Mr. T. H. Cromer, of Laur
ens, and Mrs. J. H. Summer, of this
city. Besides the husband, brother'
and sister, she leaves four daugh
ters and one son, with~ other relatives
to mourn her death. The children are:
Mr. Thos. E. Wicker and.Misses Clara,
Lizzie, Mary and Lora, all of the city.
Mrs. Cromer was a lifelong Luth
eran' an4 a truly Christian woman,
which was shown in her everyday
walk and conversation. Her genuine
piety, deep devotion and 'great love
for her church made her life beauti
ful in God's house and in the home.
As she lived,, so she died, and the
end was a peaceful passing away into
the higher, the eternal life.
The funeral service was conducted
at 4 o'clock yesterday afternocn at
the house, by her pastor, Rev. J. D.'
SI'ealy of the Mayer Memorial
church, assisted by Rev. Edw. Ful
enwider, of the Church of' the Re
detemer, interment foIlowing at Rose-*
To the bereaved .nes who have lost
a loving and devoted member from'
the sphere whose fond affection made
a lhappy place, all sympathy is tender
Iy bestowed, with words of' consola
tion that out from the shadow of
gloom will soon shine the light of'
resignationl which follows hope as
day follows night without which there
would be no. sweet peace to the
A large 'number of vistors will be
in Newberry next week attending
commencement. Among those who are'
'coming are: Col. John F. Hobbs, of
the class of '79; Miss Mary Lester,
class of '06; W. E. Pugh, class of '05;
Dr. H. W. Hesse, class of '95; Rev. W.
C. Schaeffer, class of '01; M. E.
Abrams, class of '03; I. E. Long, class
'of '07; M. P. Lindler, class of '02; A.
B. Wise, class of '03; Rev. Y von A.
Riser, class of '95; Rev. M. 0. J.
Kreps, class of 'SO; George F. Claus
sen, class of '01; D. A. Quattlebaum,
class of '99, and others. Persons de
siring to entertain any of the corn
mencement visitors in their homes
will kindly notify the president of the
THE COLLEGE COMMENCEMENT.
An Attractive Program-Another Sue
cessful Session Will Soon Come
Commencement comes on apace,
and by this time next week the pro
gram of festivities and addresses will
be in progress.
Next Sunday morning at 11 o'clock
the baccalaureate services will be
held in the opera house, Rev. David
H. Bauslin. D. D., of Springfield, Ohio,
preaching the sermon. The Orpheus
club will furnish the music at both
services on Sunday. Mrs. Roy Z.
Thomas sings a sold in the morning
An offering will be taken in the
morning for the benefit of the college.
In the evening the address to the
students will be delivered at 8.15
o'clock by the Rev. W. Carl Schaeffer,
of Atlanta, Ga. The Y. M. C. A. of the
college will be in charge and the stu
dents of the college will be seated in
a body, seats being reserved for them.
The churches of the city will, as
usual, be closed in order that all of
our people may participate in the ex
All the exercises of commencement
week will begin promptly at the hours
On Monday morning at 10 o'clock
in the chapel at the college the an
anual contest in declamation will be
held by representatives of the sopho
more class. A beautiful medal offer
ed by the literary societies of the col
lege will be awarded the winner.
Monday afternoon, and also Tues
day afternoon baseball games will be
played, the varsity vs. the alumni.
Many of Newberry's old time stars
are being signed up for these occa
sions. The alumni manager, Prof. E.
B. Setzler, is organizing a winning
-Monday night at 8.15 members of
the junior class will contest at the
opera house for the medal in oratory,
offered by Judge Y. J. Pop'e and Col.
0. L. Sch'umpert, of Newberry.
Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock the
alumni of the college meet at the
opera house to hear the annual ad
dress, which will be delivered this
year by Dr. Th6mas H. Dreher, of St.
Matthews. Dr. Dreher is well known
in Newberry and will greet a large
audience when he appears on this oc
casion. The annual business meeting
of the -Alumni association will be held
Immediately, after the public, exer
Hon. Whitehead Kluttz, of Salis
bury,. N. C., will make the literary ad
dress on Tuesday night,. 8.15 o'clock
at the opera house. After his address
the local aIumni will entertain the
visiting. alumni at the Crotwell hotel~
*Wednesday morning at -10 o'clock
the graduating exercises take place.
The- following are~ the names of the*
class of 1910: *
Degree of A. B..-Patrd Jonas Bame,
Joseph Augustus Dennis, Cleburne
Blair Epting, Eva Gary Goggans,
Loyd Bates Houck, Alan Johnstone,
Jr., Alonzo Emanuel0 Lown, H:erbert
A.. Lubs, Edwin Franklin Kaiser Roof,
Harry Brent Schaeffer, Chiarley Jack
son Shealy, James William Shealy,
John Henry Sligh, Marie Muriel Sum
mer, Arthur West,. Henry B. Wessin
gr, Mary VaAessa Williams.
Degree of B. S.-James Albert Bur
ton, Jr., Albert Christopher Garling
ton, Ralph. Reinhardt Rugheimer.
Special Courses-Beaufort M.
Scurry, Leffie C. Shealy, Oscar Cleve
land Shealy, Lallah Rook Simmons.
Gentlemen of the Jury.
The- following jurors have -been
drawn to serve for the sessions court.
beginning Monday, June I3:
T.~ 0. Longshore.
Win. C. Scott.
C. B. Bishop..
J. C. Duncan.
W. H. Hardeman.
J. B. Walton.
Jno. W. Chapman.
C. P. Stevens.
R. R. Jeter.
M. H. Kinard.
J. B. Black.
Thos. W. Folk.
F. E. Schumpert.
G. C. Merchant.
D. C. Reid.
Thos. P. Wicker.
L. W. Mills.
J. B. Scurry.
Eugene C. Folk.
3. R. Senn.
J. B. Bedenbaugh.
0. 0. Copeland.
H. L. Kempson.
J. J. Sease.
J. S. Renwick.
3. Fred Epting.
Ernest W. Werts.
J. J. Hentz.
W. C. Waldrop.
B. H. Wilson.
F. L. Paysinger
T-T A. Heam.
Negro Shot and Kiedb
A negro for whom Constable
Odell had a warrant left Mr. Joh
ber's place and went over int
ion county, and when follow
Constable Odell he resisted arre
In the difficulty the negro was sh
an-d killed by Constable Odell.
One Cent a Word- No ad
vertisement taken for less
than 25 cents.
EVERYBODY read this. Get your
apple peelers, peach peelers, fruit
Jar rubbers, tops and jelly glasses
at Wm. .ohnson's. 5-31-2t
SEE Holland Bros.' ad -and come to
their opening Tuesday afternoon
aD cvening. Music on the "Ceci
lian," the "Piano Any One Can
Play," between 4 p. m. and 6 p. m.,
and from 8 p. m. to 10 p. m.
FOR RENT-House and lot on corner
of Johnstone and Glenn streets.
Terms reasonable. Apply to D. P.
Werts at Summer & Vipp's.
WANTED-Two young men to take
orders for enlarged pictures. Sala.ry
or commission. Experience,unnec
essary. M. H. Hammond, Central
House, Newberry, S. C. 5-31-2t
FOR. SALE-McCormick Harvester
one-half pric,e. Apply at this office.
LOST-Probably on Boundary street,
gold ring, ruby centre surounded
by five pearls. Finder will pleaser
return to J. Partlow Neel, who will
pay suitable reward.
W. H. ALDERAN-Veterinarian and
F&_:rier, has moved to Newberry to
practice his profession, and may be.
found at Bishop's Stables. Lon
experience and thorough prepara
tion. Dental work and operatoa.
a specialty. -
FOR SALE-McCormick Harvester,
one-half price. Apply at this office. ,
WANTED-A ustaim'r for -seldg4
watch with 15 fewel, Elgin moye
. ments, value $50, price $27.
Havird, 1IWKln.- St..
TEACHER wanted for Jala~
Term & nmnths.~ Sakry
m.onth. .None but exsperimLed&
ers need apply. Address Newb
S.C. G-.C. Glasgow, J.Wm.
FOR SALE-McCormick Harve
one-half price. Apply at this offi
WANTED-At once, one fiat top spoo
cabinet and one desk spool cabin
Apply H. D). Havird,. 1100 Main
AUTOMIOBILE HACK LINE-I hay
an aatomnobile for the use of the
PMtic. Terms reasonable. For whit
only. T. M. Rogers. 5-20-4
FOR SALE--A good; young ho
Apply to this offie, -.
FORB RENT-One five-room co
ecrner Harris and Cine streets
P. F. -Baxter & Son. 4-26
G-ET YOUR Tungsten larpps,
phone and electrieal suppl fr
Miss Annie 0. Ruff.
4-8-tf. Newberry El etrie Co.
CIGAR SALESMAN~ W MED.-.
Experience unnecessaryi Sell our
branids to the retail / trade. Big.
pay. Write for full parti-eulars at
Globe Cigar Co.,
CUT OUT the Typhoid germs fro
yonr dirinking w atci, get-it fr
the roek, pure and sparkling. B
having you a we]l drilled, you. eu
of all surface water. I am
prepared for the business. See me
or phone 275.
. I. A. McDorwell.
GET YOUR GLASSES from Dr. 0.
W. Connor, a graduate of the larg
est optical college ir. the world-the
Northern Illrois College of Chica.
go Dr. Cornnor is located p,erman
entiy in Newberry. gives both the
objective and subjective tests by
calectricity and saranitees his ork
House of Representaivesk
I am a candidate for re-electton t
the house of representatives, subjec
to the rules of the Democratic pri
mary. -Godfrey Harmon.