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Xovements of Xany People, New.
berrians and Those Who Visit
Mr. R. C. Williams, Jr., is in New
berry on business.
Mr. Geo. W. Reid, of Dyson, was in
the city yesterday on business.
Mrs. A. Coke Smith left Wednesday
night for her home in Norfolk, Va.
Miss Janie Bowers, after a pleasant
visit to relatives here, returned Wed
nesday to Stillwell, Ga.
Mr. R. B. Wallace returned Wed
nesday from Charleston, accompanied
by his brother, Mr. Paul J. Wallace.
Mr. J. J. Johnson, of Smyrna, hav
ing completed a course in pharmacy,
has returned from Atlanta.
Dr. I. Mann, of Asheville, spent
Tuesday night with his double uncle
and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. J. Mann.
Miss Ida Epting, of Newberry, is
visiting Mrs. Mike Crouch.-Johnston
Mr. J. H. Summer and Dr. E. H. Kib
ler returned Wednesday from a busi
.ness trip to Florida.
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Stuart, of Bar
tow, Fla., arrive today on a visit to
Mr. and Mrs. I. H. Hunt.
Mr. and Mrs. A. McP. Hamby, of
Columbia, are the guests of Mr. and
Mrs. I. H. Hunt.
Dr. Geo. B. Cromer, chairman, at
tended a meeting of the child labor
committee in Columbia Wednesday.
Mrs. W. A. Asbill, of Columbia, is
visiting her mother, Mrs. Geo. A.
Mrs. Lawton Watkins, of Chappells,
spent Wednesday night with her
mother, Mrs. Margaret Day, in the
Rev. C. W. Creighton, editor of the
Ohristian Appeal, Greenwood, was in
the city this week. Mr. Creighton has
many friends in Newberry.
Miss Hattie Shelley has returned
from Savannah after visiting her
brother and taking in the automobile
Mrs. Pool, of Newberry, has been
visiting her sister, Mrs. L. W. White,
for a few days.-Abbeville Medium,
Ex-Senator J. R. Blake, of Abbeville,
was in the city this week on business.
Accompanied by Mr. W. C. Cromer
he paid a business visit to Pomaria
Miss Margaret McCord went down
to Newberry Sunda:: 'o take little
William McCord home. He has been
here spending a month with his
grand'mother.-Abbeville Medium, 17.
Rev. P. E. Shealy and bride, of
Geoigia, were visiting Rev, and Mrs.
James D. Kinard Wednesday. The~
Rev. Mr. Shealy is a Newberry coun
ty man .just married.
Mr. 0. H. Swygert, a brother of
Mrs. Jas. H. Hope, of Newberry, who
formerly held a position with the
freight depot there, now holds a posi
tion with the Southern here.-Union
Col. George Johnstene, the distin
guished lawyer and brilliant advocate
of Newberry, is in attendance upon
-the conmmon pleas court, being the at
torney for the Southern RRway com
pany.-Lexington D:yatch, 16.
B. M. Aull, whom we reported last
week had resigned as manager of the
Pendleton -Manufacturing company, at
Autun, S. C., has not, but will also
bold the positon in connection with
his position~ with :tihe Fingerfille
-ManufaLturing company, at Finger
yille-Greenville News, 16th.
Mr. J. H. Williams, in the line of
nrc,motion, is nc,w edn inspector in
the Western Electric Co., of Chicago.
*He will still make Newberry his home
place, but most of his time will be
given to his new territory, the States
east of the Alleghanies and South of
Dr. John Henry Harms, president of
Niewberrbr college, piieached to a
large and appreciative congregation
at Pilgrim church, near Lexington, on
Sunday morning. While here he was
the guest of Hon. D. F. Efird, at his
hospitable home.-Lexington Dis
.Misses Caro and Ruth Efird, of the
College for Women, the former the
accomplished librarian and the latter
a student, spent the week-end with
their parents here. They were ac
companied by their charming cousin,
Miss Marie Summer, of Newberry.
Lexington Dispatch, 16th.
Mr. John M. Kinard, one of the
leading bankers of the State and vice
president of the association, attended
a meeting of bankers in Columbia
Tuesday "to discuss some matters
-which will be presented to the legis
lature with request to enact remedial
Mr. J. E. Norwood, cashier of the
News Publishing company at a meet
ing of the stockholders In Columbia
Monday afternoon. The new daily
will begin publication in January. Get
with it at the start.
Col. Thomas B. Crews, the well
known and popular editor of the
Laurensville Herald, spent Tuesday
night with his friend, Hon. Cole. L.
Blease, and went to Columbia Wed
nesday morning on business connect
ed with the recent election, with
which Col. Crews "had something to
VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
See Charleston first. That's all
right. Then come here.
"Old Sweethearts" Thursday night.
Several automobile parties from
Prosperity saw St. Elmo Tuesday
Mr. J. L. Nobles will erect a neat
cottage on his lot in Gauntt streat.
Mr. Irby D. Shockley has the contract.
The ladies' missionary society of
the Church of the Redeemer will meet
with Mrs. E. R. Hipp, Monday after
noon at 4 o'clock.
The members of the choruses for
the Cantata "Esther' are requested
to meet at the home of Mrs. S. 'B.
Jones Saturday evening at 7 o'clock.
The lowering prices in meat and
bread stuffs are being attributed to
the enormous yield in corn. No mat
ter what the cause is, let the tumb
ling continue. Plant more corn.
Some of the nervously-inclined
fought at the beginning last Monday
afternoon of that unearthly howl that
it was Mr. Bob Norris's auto whistle
springing a mighty leak.
Since the recent great Democratic
victories, the price of provisions has
gone down and is to fall still lower.
On with Democracy. Low prices in
bread and meat is what you want.
On the 8th instant Mr. H. G. Crouch,
of Saluda, and Miss Janie A. Kinard
were married at the residence of the
bride's brother, the Rev. James D.
Kinard, the officiating minister.
Dr. Geo. A. Setzler, of Pomaria, and
Mrs. Margaret Boland were married
by the Rev. J. A. Sligh Wednesday
morning at the residence of the officiat
ing minister. Hearty congratulations
are extended to the happy couple.
Mr. W. A. Wherry's wheel capsized
him Monday night and gave him a
pretty badly bruised face, but he was
out Tuesdiy morning with his coun-i
tenance wreathed in bandages, slight
ly disfigurei but still in the circle.
Mr. and Mrs. Roland Spearman lost
their :little son, Asa Lafayette, who
died of scarlet fever at Taliadega, Ala.,
Wednesday night. The many friends*
of Mr. and Mrs. Spearman sympathize 1
with the afflicted paren'ts.
Several attributed the screech of
the big wild cat whistle to college
boys, actually though the boys were
up to some of their mischievous
stunts. People lay everything to the
The following are the appointments
of J. B. O'Neall Holloway. State or
ganiu'r f ts-e State Farmaers' union
for Calhoun county for the present I
week: St. Matthews, Wednesday;
Bethel, Thursday and Bakersville, I
Gov. Ansel has refused to commute
the sentence of Robert Ruff, convicted
last summer in Newberry county on t
the charge of assault and battery with t
intent to kill, and sentenced to four I
months on the chaingang or a fine of
$100.-The State, 16th.
The Greenville Piedmont said it
does not believe that Mr. Robert B.
Guin's gray mule died of age, but that
the man who had contracted for the
mule became sorry and killed it, the
tradition b'eing that gray mules never
Funning things happened during the
shr.ieking of the siren last Monday
afternoon. What man was it that b
told his hands they n3edn't come back,
he was going thome? One lady thought I
it was the wailing of her dying cow.
All sorts of things were imagined. It t
The eclipse Wednesday night oc
curred as advertised and , the exhibi
tion was witnessed by a very large
audience. Occasional clouds from the
outside butted in upon the stage and
interfered with the performance, but
the spectacular play gave satisfaction
generally. It was only eclipsed by1
The Epworth league will hold its'
literary meeting on Friday night at
7.30 o'clock in the church parlors;
under the direction of the third vice
president. The subject of the evening
will deal with germs, our constant
exposure to them and how we may
protect ourselves. Some features of
the program will be especially inter
esting to the children, while all of it
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.
[nteresting Meeting to be Held To
night.-Several Secretaries Other
Towns to Speak.
The Chamber of Commerce will
meet Friday night. It will be a reg
ular business meeting and all mem
bers and all business men who are in
terested in the advancement of the
community are urged to attend. The
Newberry Concert band has shown
their public spirit by kindly offering
to give a concert in the assembly
room from half past six until eight
o'clock. A number of members from
the country will be present. As it
will be an informal business meeting
no regular or set programme has been
prepared. SAveral speakers from oth
er placc will be present and address
the meeting, on commercial and busi
Various standing committees are ex
pected to make reports and a gener
al discussion looking to the advance
ment and progress of Newberry town
and county will be had.
The following named gentlemen
have consented to make short ad
dresses at the meeting:
"Co-operation; County and Town"
by Dr. J. William Folk, R. F. D. No. 3.
"What the Chamber of Commerce
Can Do for the Farmer," by A. D.
Fludson, R. F. D. No. 1.
Address by L. M. Rice, editor of the
Union Times, Union, S. C.
Address by A. M. Carpenter, editor
Anderson Mail, Anderson, S. C.
Address by E. B. Adams, secretary
%hamber of commerce of Greenville,
Address by Paul W. McClure, secre
,ary chamber of commerce, of Green
rood, S. C.
Address by Dr. G. Y. Hunter, presi
lent chamber of commerce, Prosper
ty, S. C.
Address by A. McP. Hamby, secre
.ary of chamber of commerce, of Co
umbia, S. C.
All members living in the country
tre especially invited and urged to at
:end this meeting.
Elects Officers-Is Ready to Receive
New Members, Both Active and
At the meeting of the Civic associa
ion held in the rooms of the chain
er of commerce last Tuesday, the
ollowing officers were elected:
President-Mrs. E. M. Evans.
First vice-president-Mrs. R. D.
Second vice-president-Mrs L. W.
Secretary-Mrs. J. H. West.
Treasurer-Mrs. R. H. Wright.
Auditor-Mrs. R. D. Smith.
The association is now ready for
~usiness and will probably get down:
o hard work and do some civic im
At 'the meeting of the Lutheran sy
iod in Charleston last week Rev. 3.
). Kinard, of Newberry, was elected
>resident and Rev. P. E. Monroe. of
rohnston, secretary. Rev. Kinard'
v'as the first pastor of the Lutheran
hurch here and Rev. Monroe is the!
resent pastor. Johnston Lutherans
eel complimented on having two of
heir pastors so highly honored.
Township Sunday School.
The following is the program for
he Township Sunday School conven
ion to be held at Bush River church,
>n Friday, November 25:
10 a. m.-Devotional exercises by
rev. E. C. Watson.
10.30-Township organization, its
ieeds and purposes, by J. L. Bowles.
11--"The Home Department," by
,irs. A. J. Bowers.
11.30--"The Adult Bible Class," by
L. D. Hudson.
M ~-Recess for dinner.
1-"Teacher Training," by Rev. W.
3. Kelley and Rev. R. S. Latimer.
1.30-"The Sunday School Teacher,"
y Rev. A. H. Fridy.
2-"The Primary Department," by
4rs. Clarence Pitts.
2.30-"The Sunday School Superi'1
endent," by Dr. E. C. Jones.
3-"The Interdenominational S. S.
tssociation; Its Purpose and Its Help
ulnza," by Rev. E. C. Watson.
A Card of Thanks.
Editor Herald and News: Through
.he kindness of your paper, we de
sire to return our heartfelt thanks to
ur many friends and neighbors for
till their deeds of kindness and words
f comfort shown us during the sick
ness and death of our dear little Ma
rion. God gave him to us a little
mnore than two years ago, and he had
become the very joy and comfert of
:>ur home, but we realize that while
we so dearly loved him, God loved
him best, and has taken him home
with him to rest, therefore, we hum
bly bow in submission to Hlis Holy
SEVERAL CHARITABLE BEQUESTS
Mrs. X. I. HumUrt Leaves Several :
Bequests to Missions, Church
Mrs. M. M. Humbert, the widow of.
the late Rev. John Wesley Humbert I
of the South Carolina conference, I
whose death was announced a few I
days ago, made a number of bequests <
in her will to several church organiza- I
tions of the Methodist church, of
which she was a .devoted member. As
stated in the announcement of her 1
death, she was the first and only sec
retary of the Woman's Foreign Mis
sionary society of the South Carolina
conference, which position she held
for 32 years. She was also a member
of the Woman's Foreign Missionary
board of the general conference and
she and her husband were both very
devout and earnest workers in the
He gave largely of his estate to the
church and to Wofford college.
The following bequests appear In
Mrs. Humbert's will, which has been
admitted to probate:
"I give to Wightman Humbert Chap
el, of Choon Chun, Korea, the sum of
"To the Woman's Foreign Mission
ary society of the Methodist Episcopal
Church, South, incorporated under
the laws of the State of Tennessee, to
be paid to the treasurer of the Wo
man's Board of Missions, whose re
ceipt therefor shall be an acquittal to
my executors, the sum of $1,000,
which added to the amount given by
my beloved husband, Jno. Wesley
Humbert, is to be used to establish
a school in opa of the mission fields
of the society n ^ 'The Hum
"To Colum]- f wbich the
Rev. W. W. T D -., is presi
dent) the sr- of qP. - 'ich is to be
used in a- ing wo voung girls
in obtair- an educ"-:- ', prepara
tion for -eful lives.
"To Ame-5c-.a F society,
"To Cel tral c :ewberry,
The remainder of ' nr e,taf is to be
distributed amongst '-.ir relatives.
The following invitations have been
received in Newberry. Mr. Seabrook's
many friends here extend best wishes:
Mr. John L. Edmondson
requests the pleasure of your company
a.t the marriage of his daughter
;Mr. William Buehler Seabrook
on the evening of Wednesday, the 1
thirtieth of November
at'half after eight o'clock
Four hundred and two, North Boule- ~
A Cheering Letter.e
T.ake time as you rush along to t
speak a kind word or to write a cheer- ~
ing letter to one whom you may know*
to be waiting in loneliness as the a
shadows lengthen and the night draws
nea.r, for thoughtfulness like this will '
brighten a dreary 'home and warm the '
heart that hungers. Such a letter was I
handed the reporter recently with the s
request that he make a note of it. The ~
letter is from a lady in a distant coun
ty in another State and is to a wid
owed and aged lady in Newberry. A ~
paragraph: "I know it is very lonely
for you and wish I could drop in
sometimes to cheer and make the
hours seem less dull; but fear I will I
never see your dear old face again in E
this world. I often think of you and I
your many kindnesses to me - and I
mine,'and only wish I could express b
in deeds rather than words my appre
Church of the Redeemer.
(Rev. Edw. Fulenwider, Pastor.)
Nothing preventing, the following
program of divine services will be ob
served at the Lutheran Church of the il
Redeemer next Sunday:k
11 a. m.-The regu!ar morning ser
vice with a sermon by the pastor on I
the subject: "The Three Greatest Pic- '
tures in the World." e
7.30 p. m.--There will be a praise a
service with a sermon on the subject,
"The Blessings of the Light." Both
sermons will be practical:
4 p. m. Sunday school will meet. The
school will begin to practice the ~
Christmas exercises and all are re-a
quested to be present. The class in
the catechism will meet in the Sunday
school room at 3.30 p. mn.
The public Is cordially invited to
all the services.
The Rev. P. E. Shealy, formerly of ..
this county, now of the Rincon pas
torate of the Georgia synod, was mar
ried to Miss Pearl M. Moody at Mt. -
Pleasant, S. C., on the 13th Instant, by
the Rev. James D. 1Kinard, an uncle
of the groom.
For Commissioner Pubilc Works.
F. J. Russell is hereby announced
TWO FIRES AT PONARIA.
Ifr. Charley Counts Loses Thirteen
Bales Cotton-Mr. C. D. Shealy
Loses Saw Will.
Mr. Charlie Counts, of Pomaria, had
he misfortune to lose some twelve or
:hirteen bales of cotton yesterday
norning about 5 o'clock by fire. The
,otton was piled along the side of the
>ublic road not far from the railroad (
tnd it is supposed that the fire started
'rom a spark from the engine of a
)assing train or from a lighted cigar 4
)r cigarette carelessly thrown down
>y some one passing along the public
road. It is understood that Mr.
,ounts carried no insurance upon
Another fire about two miles from
Iomaria on Dr. Wedaman's place oc- (
,urred about the same time yesterday.
Afr. C. D. Shealy on going to his saw
nill yesterday morning found it on
ire and the mill was destroyed. The
)oiler and engine and planing mill
;vere not injured. It Is supposed that
:his fire originated from the boiler and
iad been slowly burning for some
:ime. Mr. Shealy had no insurance,
iis loss about $200.
THAT FIRE WHISTLE.
Its Siren Toice is Such As to Strike
Alarm-Make Deaf Hear and
That 65-pound fire whistle, costing
'I per pound, operating at the power
louse on occasions, makes the most
inanimous noise ever head In these
arts, as it seems to be at everybody's
'ront and back doors, under the house,
)verhead and everywhere at the same
The voice of the "Siren" is mighty
tnd powerful and it prevails while in
notion. It makes the near-deaf to
iear and comes as near making the
lumb to speak as any other agency
,ver tried. When first heard it is al
nost calculated to strike speechless
ome who talk too much. As it broke
n upon the usual calmness of the city
4onday afternoon, all 'of a sudden
Lnd without any warning, ft created
:onsternation in general and alarm
n particular. Some people were real
y frightened, others "scared to
leath." Nobody knew what it was or
whence it came. Like the wind it
ilew where it listed, you heard the
ound thereof, but' could not tell
rhence it cameth ~nor whither it
As the demoniacal sound proceeded
o spurt up and down and wind and
wist in the air, jarring and disturb
ng the little sound wav4s, people ran
ut of their houses looking around
nd upward in amazement and won
[er. "What is it?" "What is that ?"
)ne -nan gazing skyward said he ..
hought maybe he would see a flying
Qachine. A lady said she saw some
ows running across a pasture with ..
heir tails straight in the air. Some
hought it was judgment day and that
he trumpet of Gabriel was sounding
,t las.t. If the first trial of that -
Siren" whistle had been put off until
aidnight there is no telling what
rould have happened. It has a start
ing, penetrating and determined -
ound that will awaken you all right
nd make you move. Suppose the
fewberry cotton mill and the Mollo
ton mill each had one for their 3arly
The township road inspectors of
Jewberry county are requested to -
2eet at the new court house on Sat- ]
rday, the 19th instant, at 2 o'clock
.im., promptly. It is hoped there will -
e a full attendance of the members. ]i
J. W. Epting,
'hos. J. Wilson, Chairman.
Nov. 17, 1910.
Card of Thanks.
Mr. Editor: Please al-low us space
ai your worthy columns to thank our
ind friends and neighbors for their
:indness shown us during the last ill
ess and death of our loving wife and
iother, Lizzie Cook. May God's rich
st blessings rest upon all who lent us
helping hand in those dark hours.
Husband and Children.
The public is cordially invited to
,ttend a cake-walk and lunch party
t Johnstone academy on Thanksgiv
nug evening from 2 o'clock to 4.30.
Teacher and Pupils.
30NSUL T DR. CRIMM! about your
eyes. He will remain in Newberry
until Saturday evening, November
Santa Claus Headquarters at
Anderson's 10c. Store.
iOTICE-It will pay you to see T. M.
Sanders before you sell your hides.
He will pay you more than any one
in the Carolinas. 1000 Main street,
Opposite Dr. Van Smith's drug store.:
(Corrected by Nat Gist.)
trict good middling.............141%
;ood middling ...... .......14%
Wtrict middling .................14
(By Robert McC. Holmes).
strict good middling ..........141
;ood middling ..................i14%
strict middling .................14
(By C. J. Purcell & Co.)
5trict good middling.............14V
;ood middling ................14%
trict middling .................14
(By Summer Bros.)
otton seed ................40
(By A. P. Coleman).
1l white cotton ................14
"otton seed ....................45
(By J. P. Long).
3ood middling ..................14
otton seed ....................44
(By Aull & Hipp).
Strict good middling............14
aotton seed .......... .42
(By Smith Bros.)
Ul white cotton ................14
dotton seed .........-...........40
(By J. L. and A. G. Wise).
ll white cotton ................13%
jotton seed ........... 40
(By C. F. Lathan).
All white cotton ................14
)otton seed .....................39
(By Glenn-Lowry Mfg. Co.)
Lll white cotton ...............14
otton seed ....................42
)ne Cent a Word-- No ad
vertisement taken for less
than 25 cents.
30MIC post cards free on Saturday,
November 19. Mayes' Book Store.
DDON'T FAIL to get your doupons
given on the piano, game set and
engina at Mayes Book Store.
;ETTING GRATES, furnishf ma
terial at $3 apiece. All work guar
anteed first-class. Spencer Lewis
1008 Nance street. 11-1t.
Fresh Chocolate Candy every week,
~0 cents pound.
Anderson's 10c. Store.
O0ST-Ladies' double case gold watch
with engraved monogram on case,
lost on Calhoun street, between Ha:r
per and Main, or on Main street, be
tween Calhoun and Crenishaw. Suit
ab)e reward if left at office of Her
ald and News. 11-18-1t.
Thanksgiving Post Cards, le Each j
Anderson's -10c. Store.
F YOUT don't want to buy toys don't
look in my show windows. Mayes'
Book Store. i t.
After Dinner Mints 10 cents per
Anderson's 10e. Store.
ANGFORD & BUSH&ARDT are in the
market for cotton seed and will pay
the highest prices. Best shingles In
AM CLOSING out my Japanese -
China. See it. Mayes' Book Store.
[OfNEY TO LEND-Apply to Mower
& Bynum, attorneys. 10-28-6t.
'OR SALE-I will have on Friday a
fine lot of 30 head Berkshire and
Poland China pigs for sale. C. J.*
RESPASS NOTICE-All persons are
hereby warned and notified not to
trespass by hunting. fishing or in
any manner whatsoever upon the
lands of the undersigned situated
in No. 2 township, Newberry coun
ty. Sims W. Brown and Brothers;
MPROVTED Gladioli, Cook's Strain.
These 'beautiful flowers, of which
we made a display last summer,
should be planted now. Do not con
fuse them with other strains. The
flowers of this strain often measure
4 to 5 inches across. Bulbs, 64)0
cents a dozen, now on sale at Pel
ham's Drug Store. 11.-14-2t.
IIGAB SALESMAN WANTED
Experienee unnecessary. Sell on
brands to the retail trade. Big
pay. Wre for fulparticulars at
EET YOUB GLASSES from Dr. G.
W. Connor, a graduate of the larg
est optical college in the world-the
Northern Illinois College of Chica- r
go. Dr Connor is located perman
ently in Newberry, gi es both thej, Mq
objectjve and enhieetive tests by