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Xovements of Many People, New
berrians and Those Who Visit
Mr. Aumerle Schumpert, of Colum
bia, was in the city Saturday.
.Mr. C. E. Folleson, of Laurens, was'
in the city Saturday.
Miss Mary Nance Fair, who taught
at Athens the past session, is home
for the summer.
Miss Ruth Hester, of Winder, Ga.,
is visiting her aunt, Mrs. B. E. Julien,
MrI Issie B. Mann, who is attend
4ng McFeat's Business college in Co
lumbia, spent the week-end at home.
Mrs. C. T. Boyd returned last week
to Spartanburg from a visit to Mrs. J.
Mr. B. M. Scurry is doing good ser
'vice with the Johnson City (Tenn.)
Mr. Geo. W. Summer, Jr., left yes-;
terday for Hamlet, N. C., to bring his
automobile to Newberry.
Messrs. G. F. Wearn and J. R. Fair,
two of Newberry's commercial tour
ists, are in.the city.
Miss Octavia McQuown, of Clinton,
was in Newberry at the burial of her
:aunt, Mrs. M. R..Hunter, yesterday.
Dr. R. H. Land, of Augusta, arrived
yesterday on a visit to his daughters,
Mrs. J. M. Kinard and Mrs. J. Y. Mc
Miss Augusta Black, of Greenwood,
-and Miss Lois: Reid, of Florida, are
visiting their cousin, Master Robert
Messrs. H. W. Dominick and T. P.
-Johnson' have returned from the big
meeting of high shriners in Charles
-ton last week, having had a fine time
-and a great gathering.
Mrs. J. W. Spence and children re
turned Saturday to their home in Co
lumbia, after a visit to the parents
-of Mrs. Spence, Mr. and. Mrs. H.
Frank Addy, in this city.
Miss Helen White, of Abbeville, and
Mrs. Henry Devega, of Chester, are 1
in Newberry to attend the wedding of;1
their cousin. Mrs. White will arrive!]
Mrs. George' McCutcheon and chil
dren returned last Saturday to thetr
home in Columbia, after a brief visit;
to Mrs. McCutcheon''s parents, Mr. and
-Mrs. Alan Johnstone.
Mr. J. Lawson Goggans, a lawyer of
Dallas, Tex., and Mr. D. Forrest Gog
~gans, an electrician of Roosevelt, Ari
zona, are on a visit to their old home
to be present at the marriage of their
sister ol Wednesday evening.
Mr. Albert B. Chalmers/leaves to
morrow for Gree:ille to. join, his
another and family, who left last-week
10o make that city their home. His .
place as warehouse clerk at the
Southern depot here will be filled by
Pierre Gaillard, Jr.
Miss Vanessa Williams, accompan
ied her brother, Mr. Claude H. I
Williams and family and her brother,
Mr. James P. Williams upon their re
turn home. While in Virginia she z
will also visit her uncle, Mr. Harry e
S. Blease and family in Staunton. I
CMr. Will S. McGraw left Saturday ~
tfor Columbia after a visit to his
mother, Mrs. IVary U, McGraw; and
other relatives in Newberry. On the
same train Master Ashby McGraw, t
who for the past two years has been c
T 'iving here with his grandmother, ac
- ompanied his father, the Rev. J. A.
*McGraw, to his new home in Marion.
Prof. R. C. Hunter, of Newberry,I
who the Conway correspondent of the
*News and Courier says has been th
efficient- superintendent of the Bur
;.roughs High school for the past two
years was conitinued in charge at the
':iection of teachers last week. This
is the school of which Miss Lula
Werts was at the same time elected E
a teacher. t
- ' apt Eugene F. Greneker and two
'dlaughters, little Misses Elizabeth and
Gene, of Augusta, came in last week
on a visit to Mrs. Corrie Greneker.
Capt. Greneker hurries home today.
to be with his new twins, whom he.
<an't leave long at a time. He is the
?ppular passenger conductor on theC
Southern between Charleston and Au- i
VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
Mr. B. B. Leitzsey is announced as
a candidate for judge of probate.
The library will be opened Tuesday
"norning, June 21, from 10 to 1 o'clock.1
Mr. S. E. Matheney and family, of
Summerville, have come to Newberry!
to make this city their home.
At the regular meeting of Pulaski;
Lodge, No. 20, I. 0. 0. F., next Friday
night, the semi-annual election of of
ficers will' be held.
The Woman's Home Missio'n society
.f Central Methodist church will m<'i
['esday, June 21, at 5 o'clock with
ars. Cannon G. Blease.
Mr. A. D. Hudson shipped by ex
)ress last Friday nine pigs. They
were fine Berkshire pigs eight to ten
weeks old and valued at $25 per pig.
rhe pigs were shipped to various
>oints in North Carolina and Georgia
The Ladies' Aid society of the Luth
ran Church of the Redeemer is mak
ng preparations to give a concert Li
:he near future. The people may ex
:ect something nice and entertaining
mnd the time and place will be an
In the mayor's court yesterda3
norning two negro women were fined
10 a head for the theft of a pair oi
)aby shoes from the Mower store
3oth paid. Mayor Blease also netted
25 cash from colored drunk and fighi
md $2 from a plain colored drunk.
Last Saturday Master Bynum Bed
.nbaugh, the little 9-year-old son o:
dr. and Mrs. Wm. P. Bedenbaugh, oi
:his city, found a silver quarter in a
)ird's nest. The little fellow got th
aest out of a 'peach tree and took 1
n the house, when the 25-cent piecE
was seen in the nest. The like of thic
ias perhaps never before happened.
Instead of two there will be thre(
weddings "of much interest to th(
riends of the contracting parties," t(
%ccur on the saie date, tomorrow
Wednesday. The two local weddingE
will take place in the evening of Wed
aesday, the other wedding in th(
norning of Wednesday, and the bride
lect is Miss Jessie Bolt, of Laurens
who is well known and popular ir
\ewberry. The gromm-to-be is Mr
Frank Tatum, of McColl, S. C.
-ast Thursday a mad dog got int(
fr. L. 1V. Floyd's pack of fox houndc
>n Mr. Floyd's plantation, ten milec
west of Newberry in No. 6 township
ind bit six of' the nine forming th(
pack. The dog was killed. When th(
)xcitement had abated a puppy wat
nissing. The stomach of the dead
log was then examined and the dis
1overy made that the puppy had beer
aten by the rabid animal. Mr. Floyd
illed the hounds Saturday.
Mr. P. F. Baxter everlastingly b)is
ered a Columbia policeman in a let
er to the chief of police of that city,
rrom all accounts the policeman de
~erved the chastisement he received
t the hands of. Alderman 'Baxter.
['hey say the said policeman got toc
~biggity" during the recent excursion,
Lnd wanted .to show his authority. He
nust have been 'a new one. Alderman
3axter was too smart for him and out
vitted him. The fellow got so mad
me just wanted to arrest somebody
inyway. Barber -Gilliam says the
nan thought he was arresting two or
hree of the Newberry crowd when he
vas arresting his own Columbia men.
-THE PIREMEN OFF.
~eave For the Firemen's Tournament
at Sumter.-Reel .Team and Hose
,Team Will Enter Contest.
The Newberry firemen will leave
his afternon on the C., N. & L. rr
umter to attend the firemen's tour
iament, which begins there tomor
ow. The convention will be in ses
Ion today and the delegates, Messrs.
V. J. Swittenberg and J. A. Peterson,
nd Chief H. 'B.- Wells and Assistant
;hief J. W. Earhardt, left yesterday
The members -of the hose wagen
eam and of the reel team leave to-.
ay. They are as follows:
Hose wagon team-W. J. Switten
erg, J. L Aull, H. D. Adams, T. P.
Vicker, J. A. Burton, Jr., J. H. Chap
ell, W. C. Waldrop, D. G. White
Reel team-J. L. Aull, Lewis Jones,
tobert G. Parks, S. Campbell, E. M.
~vans, Jr., J. A. Burton, Jr., Robert
loozer, J. H. Chappell, Jr., T. P.
Vicker, D. G. White, H. B. Wessinger.
Messrs. Carl Epting and John
[enry Baxter, who are members of
tie "company, will also~ attend the
surnament. The boys have been
'racticing for sometime and expect
o come back with several of the
A Distressing Accideint.
Last Saturday Mr. W. S. Allison re
eived a telegram from Laurens stat
nig that his son, Mr. Gaiden Allison,
ad been seriously burned while k at
vork, by the bursting of .a plummer's
ire pot, and asking 'that his mother
:ome at once. Mrs. Allison went by
iex't train. The sad news came yes.
erday morning that he, young Alli
ion, had died from the effects of the
>urns. Mr. Allison went to Laurens,
mud the remains will be shipped to thle
~ormner home of the Allisons for inter
nent. Mr. Allison, who met so un
:imely and terrible death, was a fine
roung man and had many friends ii
Laurens, where he lived. He was a
young man of high character and
good disposition, well liked generally
His parents and other relatives will
tiave the sympathy of those who heam
af their sudden bereavement
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE NET.
Campaign to Open August 9-Only Si:
Meetings-Assessment of Candi
The county Democratic executiv,
committee met in the court house a
Newberry on Saturday in response t,
a call from County Chairman Fred B
Dominick. The purpose of the meet
ing was to arrange for the count,
campaign and to fix the assessment
upon the candidates, and to attend t<
any other business that might cow
before the committee.
Mr. B. B. Leitzsey, who has beei
secretary and treasurer for the pas
eight years, handed in his resignatici
preparatory to becoming a candidat
for probate judge. Mr. F. R. Hunte
was elected to succeed Mr. Leitzse3
The following is the report of th
committee appointed at the last meet
ing to audit the books of Mr. Leitz
To the County Democratic Executiv
Committee of Newberry Copnty:
The committee appointed by Chair
man Fred H. Dominick at the las
meeting of your committee to examin
the accounts and vouchers of B. E
Leitzsey, secretary and treasurer, bej
leave to report that we have complet
ed the work required of us, and fin,
that there was paid over to the sec
retary and treasurer since the last r
port the sum of $333.50, and tha
there was paid out, including a de
ficiency for the year 1908 of $6.90,
total sum of $293.22, leaving a bal
ance of $94.28. From this balance I
to be deducted the sum of $33.35, th
10 per cent. commissions allowed t
the treasurer on amounts received b
him as compensation for his servicec
leaving a net balance on hand to th
credit of the committee the sum c
All vouchers have been examifiei
jby us and found correct.
Eugene S. Biease.
J. H. Chappell.
* Newberry, S. C., June 18, 1910.
A sub-committee composed of E. E
Blease,.,W. H. Wallace and W. C
Brown was appointed to suggest th
assessments and the campaign for th
county, and this committee submitte
the following schedule of assessment
and campaign which was adopted b
House of representatives.. . .$10 .0
County auditor.. .... .. .....15.0
County treasurer... ... ... ...15.0
Probate judge.. ....... .... .10.0
Magistrate for Nos. 1 and 8.... 10.0
Magistrate for No. 4.. .. ......5.0
Magistrate for No. 9.. .. ......5.0'
IAll other magistrates.. .. .....1.5'
Whitmire, Tuesday, August
Young's Grove,. Friday, August 12.
Jalapa, Tuesday, August 16.
Keitt's Grove, Friday, August-19.
Utopia, Tuesday, August 23.
Newb'erry, Saturday, August 2'
Twelve o'clock non August 8 thi
time expires for filing pledges to en
ter for any of the offices.
A resolution was,adopted to requir
candidates for -magistrate to ente:
The members of the executive com
mittee. who -were present, handed ir
the names of the maniagers and thi
authority was givn to the counta
chairman to obtain managers in th4
event the exeutive committeemar
from any club fails to send in th4
Authority was given any clubs tha
were not yet reorganized to do so
and enrol members preparatory to the
The committee adjourned subjec1
to the call of the chairman.
The business meeting that was an
nounced for Tuesday night at Mr. J
H. West's residence will meet at Mr
M. L. Spearman's home instead.
As was announced in the last paper
this is an important meeting in whic]
all officers for the next six month:
will be elected; and every member o:
the- elass is earnestly urged to b4
present. The meeting is called foi
8.30, and will be made as brief as pos
Card of Thanks.
We wish to return our most heart
felt thanks to the friends who so kini
ly rendered us assistance upon oul
departure from Helena to Greenville
and we beg to assure them that the:
will ever be held in grateful remem
brance by us.
Mrs. E. V. Chalmers and family.
Notice U. D. C.
7The regular meeting of Draytol
'Rutherford chapter for last Tuesda:
was postponed on account of unfav
orable weather. Therefore the nex
meeting of chapter will be with Mrs
Henry West Wednesday afternocu
June 22, 1910, at 4 o'clock.
- Mamie E. Schiampert.
SESSIONS COURT CLOSED.
Mr. Stanmore Langford is Acquitte
Arthur Stevens, Colored, Also Not
The general sessions court adjourr
t ed on Friday at noon, after disposin
of a considerable amount of work.
Stanmore Langford was acquitte
- of the charge of murder. A full repoi
of the trial on Thursday appeared i
3 the last issue of The Herald an
Arthur Stevens, colored, was acquil
ted of the charge of murder in th
1 killing of William carter, colored, 2
C Stevens' home, on Mr. Jno. C. Hipp
a place, in the upper part of this coui
ty, during May of this year. The ple
of the defendant was self defence. B
was represented by Eugene S. Bleasi
- THE SURIVER SCHOOL.
Enrollment Increasing-Miss ElIs
Rudd Agent of School Improve
. ment Association, to Speak.
e -There have been several addition
to the roll of teachers in the surmm
school since our la.st report. The fo
'lowing is the revised list of those 1
attendance: Misses Mamie Buzharr,
. Dorothy Buzhardt, Laura Blease, Ai
e nie Dickert, Sarah Caldwell, Myrtj
t Dennis, Ollie Feagle, Emma Fulme
. Lucia Hill, Corinne Hill, Lillian Hi]
Lottie Halfacre, Annie Higgins, Mai
. ion Higgins, Besse McGraw, Vern
s Maybin, Aurelia Mayer, Blanche Pa
e rott, Essie Pearson, Jessie Ruthei
ford, Rosalyn Summer, Pearl Wes
Essie Wilsop, Marie Wendt, Elois
Young, Gertrude Bobb, Laura Setzle
Janie Thomasson, Mary Brown, o
Brown, Blanche Gallman, Alvin Wa
ers, Pertha Jacobs, Ellie Jacobs, Frax
i ces Jeter, Mesdames A. P. Oxner, T
D. Rutherford, S. A. Jeter, and Messr
J. S. R. Carlisle, 0. C. Kibler, W. I
Motes, A. F. Pugh, W. A. Rikard, W.
IWhitaker, H. B. Wessinger.
Miss Elise Rudd, field agent Ig
provement Association (of South Car(
lina, will visit the school today (Tuev
day) and make an address in Hollan
Hall at 11 o'clock. To these exercisE
all the trustees of schools and friend
of education are cordially invite<
Miss Rudd is paying an official vis
to the summer schools of, the differer
counties, and can spend only one da
with: our school. The faculty of th
school and -.Superintendent Wheele
ue althe teachers and friendsC
tecue to be on hand and hear Mis
liberated Homing Pigeons.
) Capt. W. S. Langford had the .r
sponsibility, pleasure and sport '
liberating three baskets ''of homla
pigeons on Saturday morning at
o'clock. The liberation took p'lace v
the hill in front of Mr. John Herar
Chappell's residence, as a suitab]
place clear of telegraph wires or o'J1
er obstructions,,and was witnessed b
Mi,Sr Fant, Miss Marietta Lana
Sford, Mr. Stanmore Langford, Spence
Wolling, John and Strother Paysinige>
Herman Langford and Mr. Jno. F
Chappell and son John Maxwel:
There were one hundred and twemy3
five birds in all. A con3signmelnt c
. two baskets-had been shipped to Carp
Langford by Dr. N. E. Bitzer, 2M Wes
Chestnut street, Lancaster, Pa., an
one basket -of birds by hiir.. Gust I
Lutz, 529 ThIgh street, same cit]
These pigeons are liberated unde- in
structions of their owners in accord
ance with directions of the race con
!mittee for a 500-mile air line rar4
and it is l3eautiful and swift racin.
It is particular work, as among th
instructions to Capt. Langford wa
the the special notification that shoul
one or more of the birds escape fror
basket prior to liberation, hie we
wire at once. Then it would be th
duty of the race committee to notif
the national race secretary withou
delay. The instructions as to wind i
very specific, the charge being to lib
erate only in the absence of east an
northeast winds. So when Cap1
Langford has these racers to liberat
he must hold them until the earl
morning of the first favorable da:
after the appointed day if the appoint
ed day is not suitable at the startini
hour, unless otherwise instructe(
Eahmorning that the weather doe
not permit of liberation he has t
telegraph the fact at once, and -afte
-liberation he must wire immediatel3
stating time, and condition of win:
and weather, followed by filling ou
and mailing a report of the liberatior
. duily witnessed. The birds took;
northeasterly course and shot straigi
ahead after circling around and gel
1 Meeting of County Farmers' Union.
The regular Quarterly meeting c
- the County Farmers' union will b
t held on the first Saturday (2nd) 1
.July. Subject for discussion: "Ha
and cover Crops," to be opened b
Messrs. Alan Johnstone and A. I
J. B. O'Neall Holloway,
L. Very Few Candidates.-Everything
Quiet.-May be Calm Before
The meeting of the executive com
g mittee on Saturday fixing the assess
ments and arranging the schedule for
d the campign will probably bring the
-t politicians out of their hiding. The
n committee has arranged for a short
d: campaign which will meet the appro
val of the people generally.
Up to this time there is only one
e candidate, Hon. Godfrey Harmon, an-1
t nounced for the legislature. It is
s probable that the other two members,
Hon. C. T. Wyche and Hon. Arthur
a Kibler, will stand for reelection but
e they have not up to this time intimat
0' e'. that they would. It is whispered
that former State senator, Hon. Geo.
S. Mower, will enter the race for the
legislature and Major Frances W.
Higgins will also probably be a can
didate. There may be others. It gen
erally happens when the candidates
are slow in announcing that at the
windup there are quite a numbei.
Judge of Probate F. M. Schumpert
will be opposed by Mr. B. B. Leitzsey.
n The probability is that county treas
urer, Mr. Jno. L. Epps, and County
Auditor Eugene S. Werts will have no
opposition. Except magistrates that
is about all of the offices to be filled
There beems to be quite a number
of gentlemen in the various magister
-'al districts who are willing to serve
as magistrate. All indications, how
ever, point to a -very quiet and unin
The pr- ition- of representative in
the legislature is a very important
one and should be filled by men of
ability and experience -if possible to
se'cure the service of such men.
- Appointed for July 29-Several Speak
ers--To be Held at Farm A. D.
s The following announcement was
s handed The Herald and News last
It This should be made a great day.
tI M[r. Hudson has a fine farm and in
yJ addition to the addresses the farmers
e who attend will have the opportunity
r .of looking over one of the prettiest
If farms of this section of the State. Let
s every farmer in Newberr~y county
keep the date in mind and arrange to
The Herald and News: At a con
ference held by request of Mr. Ira W.
~Williams, State agent of the' coopera
g tive demonstration work; S. M. Dun
5 can, county agent of the demonstra
ri tion work; Dr. W. C. Brown, presi
7~ dent county Corn Growers' associa
e tion; A. D. Hudson, president County
-Farmers union, and Superint%ndent
y' of Education J. S. Wheeler, repre
senting- tihe school boys club, it was
r decided to have a rally, or farmers'
' day, at Mr. A. D. Hudson's farm Fri
r day, Joly 29, I9111.
Mr. Ira W. WilIiams, State agent- of
the cooperative demonstration work;
Col. E. J. Watson, State commission
er; Mr. A. J. A. Perritt, president
State Farmers union; Mr. A. G. Smith,
of the ft.rm management, and prob
ably others, wfHl make addresses.
Everybody is invited to be present
as we believe great benefit 'will be
-gained. - S. M. Duncan,
Chiairman of Committee.
eDeath of Mrs. M. B. Hunter.
Mrs. Miriam Reese Hunter died at
aher home in this city on Sunday morn
ing at 7.20 o'celock, after a lingering
e illness of paralysis, at the age of 76
yyears. She bad had three strokes
t one year apart and was. confined to
sher bed for six months to the day
. from her third stroke until her death.
Mrs. Hunter was born near old
Smyrna church, and lived all her life
e in Newberry. Her husband, the late
yWm. J. Hunter, was, killed in-the bat
yte of Spottsylvania. She leaves one*
. son, Mr. Win. H. Hunter, with whom
she lived. Mrs. Hunter was a de
L scendant of the Eleese spoken of in
sChapman's Annals of Newberry. She
Swas a devoted member of the Presby
r terian church and consequently a
1 Besides the son, with whom she
t lived, she is survived by three broth
L, ers, Messrs. John, David and Can.
a Senn, respectively at Enoree, Laurens
t and Woodruff, and by one sister, Mrs.
- Neely Workman, of Laurens county.;
The burial was at Rosemont ceme
tery, funeral procession leaving the
house at 4 o'clock yesterday after-'
noon, service at the grave, conducted
Sby the Rev. J. E. James.
a After a long life of usefulness, brok
y en only by the infirmities of age and
ysickness, she has found her weHl
. earned reward, for we doubt not that
she has heard the Master's call to
those who have served him faithfully~
"OUR OLD SWEETHEARTS."
The Bachelor Maids Will Tell All
About It On' Thursday Even
On Thursday evening of this week
at nine o'clock at Dr. W. E. Pelham's
residence in College street everybody
is invited to an entertainment by the
Dachelor Maids. They will give "Our
Old Sweethearts" and serve refresh
ments also and all for. fifteen cents.
This will be a rare opportunity to
bear an Interesting romance and to
see the Bachelor Maids in the roll of
a sweetheart. The parts will all be
well sustained and the interest will
not be lacking.
The Bachelor Maids Invite you to
come out and bring all your family
and friends and thus help all n
humanity that receive help
the Bachelor Maids.
Death of Infant.
The infant son of Mr. and Mrs.
Langford died at Mollohon
Sunday afternoon at 1 o'clock and
buried -at Rosemont cemetery at
o'clock yesterday afternoon.
One Cent a Word. No ad
vertisement taken for less
than 25 cents.
LOST-A' pearl sunburst diamond
centre pin, from Johnstone street
through Holman and down Main.
Suitable reward offered. Mrs. D. F.
BE SURE TO SEE "Our d1d Swe
hearts" Thursday evening 9 o7clock,
on Dr. W. E. Pelham's lawn In Cil
SEE "Our Old Sweethearts," as seen
by Bachelor Maids.
ALL PERSONS are hereby forbidden
to hire or harbor one Tex Words
worth as he under contract with
me for the year 1910.
Wm. B. Kibler
LOST-Pocket: book coitaining pa
pers which will Identify the 'own
er. Finder will please return to-met"
or to this office. Jno. K. Au1ll.
FOR SALE-Piflada. Singer
arm sewing machine with
ments. First e%ass brder.
$35, at $12.50 cash. - H. D.
1100 Main street, Newbjerry.
FOR SALE-Onebhorse,,- buggy
h'arness. Cheap. R. McC.
FOR SALE-Good second
gan in good repair 'at.a
Apply H. D. Havird, I1O
WANfTED-A customer for
- graphaphone and 15 records. W
$30, at $10. H. D. Havird,
Main street, Newberry.
W. H. ALDERWAN-Veterinaraan4
Farrier, has moved to Newbiere d
practice I7s pipfession, aid may be
found at Bishop's Stables. o~
experience and thoroughprpr
tion. Dental work and oporatlon
CIGAR SALTESMAN WWa2rED
Experience unnecessary. ~SeIlur
brands to the retail trade. Bihg
pay. Write for full1 particulars a' ,
Globe cigar Co.,
CUT OUT the Typhoid germs- from'
y&'r Jrinking watei, get it from.
the roek, pure and sparkling. By
having you a. well drilled,. you eut
of all surface, water. Iam
prepared for t*i business. Seeme
or phone 275. .
GET YOUR GIASSBS from Dr. G.
W. Connor, a graduate .off the hart
est optical edilege ir. the world-the
Northern Illir.ois College of Clues.
g". Dr. Conor~ is located perman
ently in Newberry. gives both the
objePtive and subjective tests by
elect.rcity and guran~tees his 'woiW.
TEACHEB wanted for Jalapa schooL.
Term 8 months. Salary $40.00 a
month. None but experienced teach-'
ers need apply. Address Newberry,
S. C. G. C. Glasgow, J. Wn. Folk
M. D., trustees.
For Magistrate No. 10.
I hereby announce myself a~ can
didate for magistrate for No. 10 town- .
ship and will abide the rules dit
Thos. L. B. Em s