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MoTements of Xay People, Jew
berrians and Those Who Thit
Mr. James G. Norris, of Fairfield
county, an old Newberry boy, was on
a visit to his rdlatives here this week.
Mrs. G. G. Sale and little daughter
leave today on a visit to Mrs. Sale's
brother, Dr. M. D. Huiet, at Union.
Mr. Chris Garlington left New Or
leans Wednesday for Panama, having
accepted a position there.
Associate Justice Eugene B. Gary
spent Wednesday night in the city on
his way to his home in Abbeville.
Mrs. T. C. Pool who has been the
guest of her sister, Mrs. L. W. White
for some time has gone to her home
in Newberry.-Abbeville Press and
Capt. Smith Langford, a veteran of
the Spanish-American war and a
prominent business man of Newberry,
was in the city for a day or so the
past week.-Laurens Advertiser, Nov.
Among those attending the shriners,
meeting in Columbia Thursday are
Messrs. F. H. and H. W. Dominick,
T. P. Johnstone, Geo. S. Mower, E.
H. Summer, E. E. Williamson, A. J. S.
Langford, J. R. Davidson, J. P. Wil
son, W. S. Langford, J. C. Duncan,
J. G. Daniels, L. G. Eskridge, and can
didates Mack Hutchinson, Wm. Kib
ler, Dr. E. H. Kibler and probably
Attending "Ben Hur" in Columbia
this week were Dr. and Mrs. G. W.
Connor, Mrs. W. H. Hunt, Mrs. James
McIntosh, Mrs. E. M. Evans, Mrs. E.
L. Bailes, Dr. and Mrs. W. D. Senn,
Misses Ethel Boozer, Fannie McCaugh
rin, Mabel Williamson, Cardlyn Crom
or, Lucile Wilson, Martha Johnstone.
Ruth Perry, Sallie Belle Buford, Eu
nice Abrams, Messrs. W. C. Waldrop,
W. .& Langford, J. G. Daniels, Jno. B.
Mayes, Jas. L Aull, W. 0. Miller, Rus
seil Tidmarsh, 0. J. Havird.
VABIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
The Shriners took in "Ben Hur."
Remember the orphans Thursday
in your Thanksgiving offerings.
Bfr. J. B. Hunter is announced for
School trustee from Ward 2.
Do you realise that next Tuesday t
the primary election for mayor and 1
aldermen will be held?
Mrs. Ben Nunamaker returned to
her home in Columbia this week after.
a visit to her sister, Mrs. A. W. Davis.
The card of Mr. F. J. Russell for
commisioner of public works was ac
cidentally omitted Tuesday. He is
still in the race.
They are asking, in Charleston,J
"Where is the town clock?" Newberry F
can beat that, if they do say in the'1
city by the sea, "See Charleston first."
There will be morning service next ~
Sunday at the Summer Memorial
churcha, Mollohon mill, by the Rev J.
D.. Shealy, at 11 o'clocki.
Mr. Irby D. Shockley returned from
Columbia the first of the week, after
contracting to build in that city a line j
residence for Mr. W. H. Brazell. t
Up in Anderson they are wanting to I
know if other people aren't milking t
cows by electriety. Look after your
people, Brother Carpenter. (
Summer & Hipp's- piano contest is
growing rapidly. It will make rapid
strides from now on. Get busy at thel
beginning. Good work at the start1
The very finest 'possum seen this
season was bought by Mr. Campbell
L. Havird Tuesday. It weighed 9 1-4
-pounds and was as fat as a hog on I
-ehIbition. Looked good to all. t
' 'he city campaign meeting will be
7held, as hieretofore announced, in the
new court house Friday night. Hear
Baxter, Langford and others speak.
Beginning at 8 o'clock.
Newberry will now elect a mayor
to succeed Cole. L. Blease, who has I
accepted a position in Columbia, and C
will make that city his home for a i
few years.-Spartanburg Herald.
Those from Newberry attending the.]
-great spectacular play of "Ben Hur"1 c
:in Columbia this week express them- 3
-selves unanimously as having beena
Eat dinner Thursday with thanks
giving, attend Red Men celebration
Thursday night, the speaking Friday
night, then prepare. yoar ballots for']
Langford, Baxter, et al.
The order of Red Men is one of the
best orders in existence. Those who1
do not belong to it are missing much.
Join it. You will like it and never re-.
gret having become a member of the
Mr. Geo. W. Summer, Jr., whose
neck and hands were quite severely
blistered by the fire which burned his
father's barn last Friday night, is re
seen George? He fell into the fire
while getting the horses out.
You are cordially invited to the
Thanksgiving meeting, to be held
Thursday night under the auspices of
the Red Men of Newberry. The ladies
are especially extended an invitation
to be present. At 8 o'clock in the
No man would deliberately walk a
long distance, lose valuable time and
pay $2.20 for one jay bird, but a man
in this city bought $1.20 worth of sheils
and paid $1 for gloves Monday, and
went hunting. People. he walked and
hunted and killed a blue Jay.
Miss Ella M. Blake died in Char
leston Tuesday. She was 82 years old.
Miss Blake was a sister of the late
Mrs. N. B. Mazyck, and formerly re
sided in Newberry for many years. I
She had a remarkably brilliant mind- E
and great nob!lity of soul and was one I
of the most excellent and estimable I
women that ever lived. Loved by all, I
and her many friends will hear with i
sadness of her death.
Mr. J. A. Senn enters his declina
tion as an aldermanic candidate from
Ward 4. Mr. Senn requests the with
drawal of his name from the list of
andidates because it does not suit
him to run for the office and would
not suit him to serve if elected. He
is grateful to his friends for their
;ood intentions in nominating him, and
ereby returns his thanks for their
THE CITY CANDIDATES.
Chose Who Had Filed Pledges Up to
Wednesday Afternoon-Time Ex
pires Friday at Noon.
The time for filing pledges for the
>rimary election expires on Friday at
2 o'clock noon. Up to Wednesday af
:ernoon, the fdAllowing had signed:
For Mayor-J. J. Langford.
For Alderman, Ward No. 2-R. L.
For Alderman, Ward No. 3-Duane r
. Darby, C. T. Summer. t
For Alderman, Ward No. 4-0. 0.
3mith, E. L. Rodelsperger.
For Alderman, Ward No. 5-0. S. t
For commissioner of public works- I
I. F. Ewart, J. E. Norwood.
The other candidates, who have not
ret paid the assessment, and signed
he pledge, may do so by calling on the
~ecretary at his office in The Herald
nd News office.
RED KEN'S SEEVICES.
n Accordance With Proclamation of (
Great Sachern, Exercises to Be
Held in Opera House.
By action of Bergdll tribe at the call
d meeting oni Tuesday night, the C
hanksgiving services in the opera e
ouse on Thursday night,' beginning 1
t 8 o'clock, will take the place of the
egular meeting. The program is an- t
ounced elsewhere, and all membersc
f the tribe, memtbers of the Pocahon
as deggee ahrd their families ar;e
rged to attend, and the public gen
rally is cordially invited. The exer
ises wal1 begin promptly at 8 o'clock.
Ls the banner tribe of Red Men in
he State, and the largest secret order v
n Newberry, it is up to the Red Men
o make the occasion creditable.
Jno. K. Aull, E
). Klettner, Sachem.
Chief of Records. 1c
lome of Mr. .Alf k. Dorroh Destroyed C
By Fire at Early Hour On Tues
day Morning. c
At sun-up Tuesday the residence of
fr. Alf R. Dorroh, ten miles west of
he city, in No. 6 township, was de
troyed by fire. Besides the dwelling, "
chib was built only two or three si
ears ago, the household and kitchen 3
urnture was burned, practically S
tothing saved. Mr. Dorroh had madeI"
he kitchen fire and gone back to his S
edroom, Mrs. Dorroh going to pre- F
are breakfast when the fire was dis-- e
overed overhead, which showed that
t was due to a defective fiue. When I
trst seen the fire was burning through
he ceiling and burned so rapidly F
othing could be done. The house
ost $1,000 and was we@fl furnished.
fr. Dorroh's loss is between $1,300 "
,nd $1,400. Insurance, $600 on house,
150 on furniture.
To Demonstrate Motorcycle.
T. E. Wicker, president of the rural
etter carriers' association of this
state has been notified by Mr. M. W.
trrowood, of Atlanta, that he will be
n Newberry Thanksgiving day to
lemonstrate the Wagner motorcycle
o the rural carriers of the county.
Several of the carriers are thinking
f purchasing mortorcycles with which
o serve their routes. This will be a c
~reat saving of time to the carriers
nfd the patrons on the tail-end of aA
oute, who now get their mail late in'
he afterron, wiH get their mail three
THANSGIVING IN NEWBERY.
;ervices in Baptist Church In Morn. I
ing and by Red Men in Opera
House in Evening.
Thanksgiving will be appropriately
>bserved in Newberry today (Thurs- ii
lay.) The day being a national and C
tate legal holiday, the banks will be b
slosed, and the postoffice will observe c
gunday hours. The rural letter car-. d
'iers will have full holiday, but the ii
ty carriers will make the morning. 1
letivery in the business section of the i
Thanksgiving services will be held c
tt the First Baptist church at 11iC
)'clock. The Rev. Edward Fulenwid- o
r, pastor of the Lutheran Church of 1
lhe Redeemer, will make the address, a
ail the churches of the city uniting in ii
he se-:-vice. The collection will be C
'or the orphans of the State. The I
nemb-rs of the various denominations a
tre requested to indicate on the en- t
relopes to what orphanage it Is desir- t:
d their contributions shall be donat- b
d, and the loose collection will be di- s
rided among the various orphanages a
>f the State. a
led Men's Exercises in Opera House. -
On Thursday night at 8 o'clock the e
ted Men of the city will hold Thanks- o
,iving exercises in the opera house, t:
o which All the Red Men of the city t
Lnd county, the members of the Po- s
ahontas degree and the families of b
nembers and the public generally are t
nvited. The exercises will be opened k
rith prayer by the Rev. Edward Ful- s
,nwider, pastor of the Lutheran d
.hurch of the Redeemer. The Thanks
jivIng proclamation of Great Sachem N,
Clettner, under which Bergell tribe is t
lcting, will be read by Mr. E. H. Aull,
hairman of the Thanksgiving service f"
ommittee, and addresses will be made I.
y Great Sachem Klettner and the J
tev. W. C. Kelly. Music will be fur- g
tished by the Newberry Concert band, b
.nd will be appropriate to the occa- A
ion. The benediction will be pro- tj
iounced by the Rev. M. L. Banks, pas- a
or of Centrmli Methodist church. c
Bergell tribe has a membership of tj
everal hundred, being the banner ti
ribe of Red Men in the State, and the A
argest secret order In Newberry or t1
a this section of the State, and it is S,
oped that there will be a full attend
ne of the members at this Thanks- c:
jving service. The meeting will be a
aled to order by the sachem, and tl
ril- then be turned over to the special c
ommittee having charge of the ser- 11
THE CIVIC ASSOCIATION.
ommittees Appointed for Ensuing a:
Term-Important Meeting With tr
The executive committee of the ti
ivic association met on Monday aft- 'ti
noon at the home of the president, ki
irs. E. M. Evans. ti
After a general survey of the work, al
be following ladies were appointed
hairmen of the various wards: o
Ward 1-Mrs. White Fant. -.
Ward 2-Mrs. T. C. Pool-.b
Ward 3-Mrs. S. J. Wooten-.r
Ward 4-Mrs. F. R. Hunter. t
Ward 5-Mrs. J. Y. Jones. J
The committees for the new term ri
rere also appointed, as follows: t
New Court House-Mrs. L. W. Floyd, .
hairman; Mrs. J. Y. McFall, Mrs. S.
. Jones. c<
Public Square-Mrs. E. H. Au:ll 'a'
hairman; Mrs. W. G. Houseal, Mrs.
Railroad-Mrs. R. D. Smith, chair- B
ian; Mrs. W. H. Hunt, Mrs. Mamie tI
Cemetery-Mrs. Jas. McIntosh, ~
hairman; Mrs. Bernice Martin, Mrs. et
.L. Bowles. C
In Nemoriam. i
These few linen are Inscribed to the
emory of Arthur Chester Ward, Jr.,
>n of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Ward. He
as born September 9, 1910, and diedL
eptember 16, 1910. The little bodyL
'as laid to rest in West End cemetery
aturday afternoon at 4.30 o'clock, the S
ev. J. R. Greene conducting the fun- F
iarling Arthur, he has left us,
Left us yes forever more,G
ut we hope to meet our loved one,b
On that bright and happy shore. c4
he little crib is empty now, C
The little clothes are all laid by,b
mother's hope, a father's joy,
In death's cold arm doth lie. tc
o, little pilgrim, to thy home, n
On yonder blissful shore; t
fe miss thee here, but soon will come, tr
Where thou hast gone before, bi
n nother little lamb is gone, el
To dwell with Him who gave; of
nother little darling babe, pl
Is sheltered in the grave. o
od needed one more angeil child, C.
Amidst his shining band; ir
nd so he bent 'with loving smile, cc
And clasped our darling Arthur's
THE WASH HUNTER CASE.
[ard-Fught Case Soon to be Argued
in United States Supreme
A newspaper dispatch from Wash
agton is to the effect that John G.
apers, Esq., has filed an important
rief in the case of G. Wash Hunter,
onvicted ,of manslaughter on an in
ictment charging him with murder
a the killing of Ebert F. Copeland in
906, and sentenced to eight years'
mnprisonment in the State peniten
This is one of the hardest-fought
ases in the criminal annals of South
arolina. According to the version
f the killing given at the trial Cope
nd and Wash Hunter, the defend
nt, were engaged in a poker game
a the store of R. Lee Hunter, near
roldville, in company with R. Lee
funter, a twin brother of the defend
nt, and Ross Leake, a friend of all
he parties. A dispute arose as to
e number of cards held by Copeland,
ringing on the difficulty which re
ulted in the killing. -Copeland had
. leg which was practically uselessi
nd used crutches, but the testimony
ras to the effect that he was a pow
rful man in aill respects except that
f his maimed leg. The testimony of
e defence was to the effect that in
e difficulty Copeland, bracing him
elf with an arm on the table, and
olding Hunter in the breast was at
empting to cut him with a pocket
nife, when Hunter fired the four
hots which resulted in Copeland's
The deceased was a brother of
lessrs. E. B. and 0. 0. Copeland, of
The case came on for tr,l at the
ll term of the sessio'ns -ourt for
,aurens in 1906. before the late
udge James Aldrich. A verdict of
uilty of ,manslaughter was returned,
ut a new trial was grPnt-4 by Judge
,ldrich on the grounf of i-regulari
es in the management of the jury
fter it had been charged with the
onsideration of the case. The first
ral was during the firrt w?'k of the
o weeks' term of court. a-4 Judge
.ldrich ordered anoth-ir trial during
ie second week of tOe court. The
Dcond trial resulted in a mistrial.
At the next term of the court the
ase was continued by Judge Purdy,
rho was then presiding, on account of
ie fact that Hon. Coate. L. Blease, of
unsel for the defence, was engaged
his official duties in the legislature
s a member of the State senate from
Judge Watts was presiding at the
immer term of the sessions court,
ad the case was again ordered to
ial, and another mistrial resulted.
At the next ternm of the court Judge
ret Gary presided, and another
-ial was had, which was the fourth
-ial of the celebrated case, and after
eeping the jury out until it was seen
iat an agreement was impossible,
rother mistrial was ordered.
The State then moved for a change
'venue, and after thorough argu
Lent and the presentation of a num
er of affidavits, Judge Gary transfer
d the case to Gren'vood county for
'ial. The defence appeated, but
adge Gary was sustained, and the
mittitur 'came down just in time for
te next term of the court at Green
ood, and Hunter was placed on trial
the sessions court of Greenwood
unty before Judge Geo. W. Gage
id a jury, and was convicted of man
aughter and sentenced to serve
ght years in the State penitentiary.
al was granted and 'bond given and
te case was appealed to the supreme
>urt of South Carolina, which af
r'med the judgment of the circuit
mr. On a writ of error granted by
blef Justice Y. J. Pope, the case was
Len taken to the supreme court of
te United States, where it is now
mding, and will soon be argued.
In all his trials in the circuit courts
unter was represented iby Hon. Cole.
Blease and Mr. W. R. Richey, of
aurens. In the Laurens courts the.
~ate was represented by Sdlicitor R.
Cooper and Messrs. Ferguson &
At Greenwood the State had the as
stance of Mr. F. Barren Grier, of the
reenwood bar. Since the case has
en in the United States supreme
urt the attorneys for the defence
tve been assisted by Mr. John G.
apers, formerly of South Carolina,
it now of Washington.
The press dispatch from Washing
in states that Mr. Capers in his brief
akes the point that the record does
t disclose that a true bill was re
red against Hunter. Hunter was
ed four times in Laurens on a true
1 returned by the grand jury of
Lat county, and the venue was then
ianged to Greenwood. The matter
certifying to the indictment for
blication in the record was the duty
the clerk of court of Greenwood
munty, who at that time was Mr. T.
Turner, and his certification of the
ietment anpears in the record, of
mrse, but it would seem from the
>int raised by Mr. Caners in his brief!
'a th'e eTerk of court f919d to incor
THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.
Banquet to be Given on December 20
-Will Be Served by Ladies of 4
In accordance with the action of,
the chamber of commerce endorsing 4
the proposition to have a banquet on
December 20, the entertainment com
mittee held a meeting on Monday
evening, and after considering pro- 4
positions from several sources, decid
ed to accept the proposition made by
the ladies of the Methodist church.
The banquet will cost $1.00 per
plate. The tickets will be limited to
two to each member until each mem
ber has been given the privilege of J
the two tickets, and in the event all (
of the members do not desire to at
tend, or to secure two tickets, other
members who may want more than 4
two tickets may be given the privilege 4
of securing them. The banquet will be
served in the dining rooms of the
Crotwell hotel and the capacity Is
limited, therefore, the tickets will be 4
limited, but It is desired that every
member be given the privilege of at
Tickets will be sold to those mem- 4
bers who are in good standing and
have paid their dues as required by
the rules. The tickets may be had j
from Mr. Jno. B. Mayes, chairman of (
the entertainment committee, at the
book store, and no ticket will be good
unless signed by him as chairman.
The ladies have presented a most (
excellent menu, and the committee will
arrange a pleasant program for the
The membership committee also
held a meeting, and decided to have
the week, beginning December 5, to
be known as membership week, and a
regular campaign is to be inaugurated
to secure new members, the effort be
ing to increase the membership to
300. Those new members, of course,
will be expected to attend the ban-'
quet, and it is very much desired that
they shall get in before that time.
Pr3sident I. H. Hunt has appointed
as a special committee to prepare the
road law as directed at the meeting,
the following: T. E. Wicker, E. H.
Aun3, G. q Glasgow, 0. B. Mayer and
A. D. Hudson.
THE SESSIONS' COUET.
Case On the Docket Will Require
Full Week for Trial-Several Tm
The general sessions court which
will convene in Newberry on Monday,
Judge Jdhn S. Wilson, of Manning,
presiding, will be confronted with a
considerable amount of business. The -
ase of mon. g' neral interest is that ]
of tl.E Sta:e vs. H. H. Evans, charg.
wi".h acepting rebates while a m'em
bei' of the old State board of dispmn
sary directors. Attorney General Ly- -
on, who is in charge of the case for the ]
State, is not yet able to announce
whether or not he will call the case
for trial. The defendant is represent- -
ed by Eugene S. Blease, Esq. Mr. 1
Blease announced ready for trial Im
mediately upon the return of the true
bill at the last term of the court. The
ase was at that time continued on.
moton of the State.
There are some twelve or thirteen I
prisoners in jail awaiting trial. There
are several murder cases for trial, and
the case against Yarborough, charged
with attempted criminal assault. Yar- -
borough was released from custody 3
on bond In the sum of $1,500, the or
er being consented to by the sdllci
The court wll in all probability
onsume the -entire week, even if the
Evans case should not be called.
Mr. C. D. Barksdale at Home.
Mr. C. Douglas Barksdale returned
ome Saturday from Knowlton's infir
mary, Oolumia, where he was under
he treatment of Dr. James McIntosh
'or five weeks after a successful
partion for appendicitis. He stood
he trip home splendidly and on Mon
ay was ablle to drive down town. Hiss
many friends are very gliad to see 1dm
t home and looking so well after his!
long aibsence.--Laurens Advertiser,
ied that "true bill" appeared on the
ack of the indictment. It is contend
d that the record as made up is the
only record which the supreme court
f the United States can regard, and it
would seem that this failure of the!
lerk, if there was sur'h failure as in
icated by the dispatch in regard to~
he brief of Attorney capers
will present a serious ques
ion. There are, however, other ques
ions raised under provisions of the
Federal constitution as to the right of
a circuit judge to change the venue,
ad other matters involving the Fed:
ral constitution. Of course Federal
uestions must be involved in order
For a case to get to the supreme court
f the United States from the State!
The case will be argued at some
ime before Governor-elect Blease, the
eading counsel in the case, takes the
ath as governor, as Mr. Blease of "
ourzm will not appear in any cases S
(Correeted by Nat Gi.).
3trict good middling ...........14%
mood middling ..................14%
3trict middling ............ .14%
(By Robert McC. Holmes).
)trict good middling .........14%
;ood middling ..................1434
5trict middling ..............14%
(By C. J. Purcell & Co.)
"trict good middling ...........14%
;ood middling .. .....14
strict middling .................14%
(By Summer Bros.)
trict good middling ...........14%
;otton seed ....................40
(By A. P. Coleman).
LU white cotton ................14%
;otton seed ....................45
(By J. P. Long).
;ood middling ..............14%
)otton seed ...................44
(By Aull & Hipp).
strict good middling .........14%a
3otton seed ........
(By Smith Bros.)
Lll- white cotton ............14%
,otton seed ............... 4
(By S. L. and A. G. Wise).
Ul white cotton ............14U
Jotton seed ...... 44
(By C. F. Lathan).
Lll white cotton ............14
Jotton seed ... ............
(By Glenn-Lowry Mg. Co.)
Lll white cotton...........
)ne Cent a Word- No ad
vertisement taken for less
than 25 cents.
LLL PERSONS are warned not to
trespass by hunting or otherwise
on the lands of the undersigned
Mrs. . E. Lake. 11-25-t.
EE MY'display of Christmas books in
my show window. Mayes' B k
IOT9CE-We have a car or
Point buggies on hand whichwl
be sold at bargain prices for mest
three weeks. Also a full aset- *
ment of farm implements, Including
Lynchburg town plows, Disc 'ad
smoothing harrows. Please cafl and
get prices. Purcell and Scott.
OR SALE, QUICK-A vahnable place,
two miles from city, 133 .acres-the
G. M. B. Epting place. Terms esq.
By Exchange Bank. 1
OR RENT-One or two-horse farm
in No. 10 townshIp. M. C. Moorea,j
Newberry, S. C.' 11-22-4t-taw
YANTED-Y?ou to know that I sell
four boxes lya for 25 cents. Molas
ses 25 cents gallon, oil 12 1-4 gal~
Ion, at E. C. Smith's store, M67
Nance street. 11-2t.
ANGFORD & BUSHLARDT are ia the
market for cotton seed and will gay
the highest prices. Best shingles In?
[0NiEY TO LEND-Apply to Ieere
& Bynum, attorneys. 10-S-kt
OTICE-It will pay you to see T. I.
Sanders before you sell your htEas.
He will pay you more tha.n any ase
In the CarolInas. 1000 Maln sfrIet,
Opposite Dr. Van Smith's drug store.
RESPASS NOTICE-All persoud are
hereby warned and notified n4 to
trispass by hunting, fishing a' in
any manner whatsoever upon the
lands of the undersigned situ4ped
in No. 2 townshIp, Newberry can
ty. Sims W. Brown and Brothers./
IGAR SAT.ESMAN WAT
Experienee unnecessary. Sel s
brands to the retail trade. Ug
pay. Write.for fuU particulae
Globe Cigar Co,
ET YOUR GLASSES from Dr. 6.
W. Connor, a gra.duate of the lag.
est optical college in the world-thue
Northern Illinois College of Chies
go. Dr Connor is located permas
ently in Newberry, gi es both &e
objeetive and subjeetive testa by
electricity and gnarantees his work
School Trustee Ward 2.
.J. B. Hunter is heraby nominated
>r school trustee from Ward Z, sub
ct to the primary election.
Lillian Russeill is not going to be '
n Search of a Sinner" much longer.
Eie will shortly show in Baltimore.