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TOL"IfE XlIX, -NU-"ER 6.NEWBERRY9 SOUTH CAROLINA9 FRIDAY,) JANU.1,RY 20, 1911. TIXAWE,$ iE
Memory of Rc
DR HRMS' ADDRESS
WAS LITERARY GEM
EXERCISES UNDER AUSPICES OF
U. D. C. CHAPTERS.
Patriotic and Sacred Songs. and Other
Appropriate Features.Marked the
Breathing the spirit of the old
'South, couched in beautiful language,
of exceptional 'historic value, and de
livered with an eloquence and purity
of diction characteiristic of the disti
guished speaker, the address of Dr. J.
Henry Harms, president of Newberry
college, on the South's great obieftain,
Robert E. Lee, delivered yesterday af
cernoon at the celebration of Lee's
-.birthday, was a literary gem.
The exercises were held in -the high
'school building at 3.30 o'clock, under
rthe auspices of the Drayton Ruther
ford and Calvin Crozier chapters, U.
The auditorium was appropriately
decorated, and on the rostruan were
-portraits of Gen. Lee and the late Col.
0. L. Schumpert.
Mr. Jno. M. Kinard, who presided,
made a few eloquent remarks.
Song-"Dixie," by the D. A. Dick
ert chapter, Children of the Confed
eracy, as tb% ieterais march in.
Prayer by Dr. A. J. Bowers.
Song- -'How Firm a Foundation."
Sonipture lesson-Rev. J. W. Carson.
Solo by Miss Goode Burton.
Address by Dr. J. Hencry Harms.
!Sol* by Iss Malbel Willamson.
Presentationof crosses of honor to
E. P. Oromer and A. 'A. Guise.
Benediction by Rev. G. A. Wright.
Dr. Harms' Address.
Ladies and Gentlemen: We have it
on the highest authority that "there
shall be wars and rumors of war." And
that phrase was coined in view of the
,end of the world. It might have been
-spoleen in the dawn of the world's be
'ginining, and the prophecy of it would
have enititled the 'prophnet to fame, in
view of-the facts of history. For the
bistory of the world is full of the re
sounding clash of arms. '1he centuries
Strembles, one by one, with 'the martial
trea~d of mens There is no soil that
bas not softened red with human
blood, no sea thlat has not borne the
crafft of cruel ~war, no land that bas
'not laid its laurel ~wreath upon its
soldier and sailor braves. Even the
Bible drama has its martial note, as
-when it sounds the tocsin of popular
acclaim, and sings "Saul 'has slain his
thousands b-ut David his tens of thou
sands." Since :the dawn of time, the.
nations (have composed their merry
songs and martial anthems for the
glory of 'their ' triumphs and the
memory of their cdhiefs. And we 'hear
of Cyrus, and Alex,ande'r, andi 'oft
Xerxes and Hannibal, and. of that
great eclipsing genius of.them all, the
man Na.poleon, "grand: gloomy and Pe
culiar, tsolitary and a1ee."
Th~ republic whichi we boast is rich
in soldiers. Foundeid and defended by
t'valorous sons of freedom. this na
has produced a 'type of fighting
,di.stinguis1hed before all others.!
civilization is different from bar
ic lust and license, so different, in
e -and bearing, have been our so]
rfrom the soldiers of other days.
ar is an earnest business, war is a
errible business, war, said one .great;
warrior, "war is hell!"_ War wakes
the demon that slumbers in human
souls, perverts a 'brother to a beast.;
There is something savage in every
soldier-something bruta;l and barbar
ous about all resort to arms. But I be
'lieve our history bea-rs me out in the
opinion that this republiC has produced
better type of fighting man than any
that -has appeared. Rough he b-as
been, but not a ruffian.- The American
soldier has solme how mingled martial
-fame with virtue, has mixed his 'skill
n war with lofty patriotic dreaming.
orced -to cruel-ty, because all war is'
ruel, these mnen of ours -have carried
eurage with courtesy and human
its' in th-eir hearts. They 'have
rned to temper every thrust with
love, and stay each -wound with pity.
They -have been men who could fight
their foe all day in all the heat and
-jrCUcS of the battle, and on the
bert E. Lee
f in Newberry
picket line at night give that foe of
their canteen to drink. That, it seems
to me, is the stuff of which freedom's
men are made. The love of freedom,
than which no -nobler impulse thrills
a human heart, has so refined the art
of war, s6 tempered it with love and
charity, that the American soldier is
the zest type of fighting man the world
has ever seen.
I have no purpose to recall the
names of the far-famed soldiers of the
republic and to recount their deeds.
Time would fail to tell of Standish and
his compeers of pioneering days, of
Washington, that illustrous chief, and
the boys of '76, to trace the history of
the eventful, the disastrous sitxies, or
of Manillia Bay, and of San Juan hill,
where sons of veterans who wore the
blue and sons of veterans who wore
the grey fought side by side beneath
the common flag of a reunited country
and broke the bondage of a suffering
people to Spanish misrule and oppres
sion. There is no more illustrious roll
of heroes in the world than that this
But, ladies and gentlemen, standing
high amongst theise grand illustrious
names, cut by valor's sword, inito the
areh of fame, with a lustre of its own,
and glory that compels the admira
ion of the 'world,. shines that immor
tal name which4 has assembled us here
today-the name of Robert Edward
Lee. Well might the poet sing:
Ah, muse, you dare not claim,
A nobler name than he,
Nor nobler man hath less of blame,
Nor blameless man hath purer name
Nor purer name hath grander fame,
Nor fame-another Lee!
I in.vite you to A orief surv4Y of the
character and caneier of Lee. There
are many ways of treating the splen
did story of his life. We miight pic
ture him as the soldier and the states
man, and levery paragraph would be a
tribute to his melory. We might
study him by the side of other gen
erals 'who have organized and mar
shalleid armies, and come to fame as
tactcians and straitegists in war, and
he would not suffer by the compari
son. No young man or woman can read
the story of his student days at West
Poifnt withbout profit and inspiration.
Bt I am eager to bold your thought
today to'one constituent feature of his
greatness. It is an impression of the
man whjch I have never been able to
escape, a feature of his mighty man
hood that seems to tone and sweet
en all his heroism. I mean his gentle
ness, the mildne'ss of his manners,
whether in times of war or times of
peace. There was no venom in the
sword of Lee, anid when he sheathled
it in defeat there was no bititerness in
his soul! Where will you go to find
snch poise of mind, balance, such
self-possession, such~mildness and dig
nity of manner, Lee was a soldimeir, was
a strategist, was a .marshaller of ien,
was an educator, an engineer. He was
a sc olar and a statesman. He was
many thinigs in war and peace, but in
war or peace, on battle~field or cam
pus, in the parlor or the camp, I hold
that Lee was everywhere a gentle
soul, a noble and a gentleman.
In the words of Shakespeare:
His life was gentle, and
All the elements so mixed in him
That nature might s.t:nd up and sa y to
all the world: 'This was a man."
Carry that thought of the gentleness
of Lee with you this afternoon.
In the first place he was gentle-born.
On the anniversary of his birth it is
well to keep in mind the "rock whence
he was hewn a:nd the pit when he was
dug? He had a brilliant ances.try. As
Mr. HThsel says in his admirable es
say on Gen. Lee: "His forbears fought
at Hastings with William 'the Conquer
or, and rod.e upon the Third Crusade
with Richard Leon Heart. They got the
insignia of the garter from Queen Eli
zabeth. As men may yet see their coats
of mail hanging in the armory of Lon
don tower. On his maternal side he
descended from the Bruces, and from
the gallant Spotswood, who led the
Knights of the Golden Horse shoe to
the summits of the Blue Ridge. I do
ot adduce t:he linee of Lee to make
BILL UNDER FIRE
SENATE REFUSES TO KILL BILL
BY 14 TO 26.
Legislature Spent Yesterday at Win
throp-Bills Introduced by New
Colum,bia, Jan. 19.-Today, Lee's
birthday, is a State holiday, and the
general assembly has gone to Rock
Hill on a sp6cial train to visit Win
thirop college, having accepted thie in
vitation extended by the i,nstitution at
the opening of the session.
Work will be resumed to morrow by
both houses. No time has yet been fix
ed for the elections.
The senate spent the greater part of
Wednesrday's stssion in a discussion
of Senator H. B. Caxlisles bill "to re
quire marriage licenses and regulate
their issuance." The bill provides for
the issuance of the liceinse by the pro
bate judge upon payment of $1.00, 25
cents to be retained by the officer, and
the remainder going to the county. The
bill came up as a second reading' bill,
and was paissed to third reading, after
considerable discussion, and carrying
a number of amendiments.
A test vote of the sen;ators was taken
on Senator Hardin's inotion to strike
out the ienacting words of the measure.
That vote reso-Oted:
Yeas-Black, Clifton, Croft, Crosson,
Forrest, Green, Hardin, Jonstone,
Lamey, Lide, Mars, Muckenfuss, Strait,
Nays-Appelt, Bates, Carlsle, Chris
tensin, Epps, Ginn, Hall, Hough, John
son, Lawson, Mamning, Mauldin, T. J.;
Mauldin, W. L.; McCown, Montgom
ery, Rainsford, Sinkler, Spivey, Stew
art, Sulivai, Summers, Walker, Wal
ler, Welston, Wharton, Young-26.
I So tha't the enacting words of the
bill were not stricken out. This means
simply, that the 'bill is yet under dis
cussion, as no direct vote was taken
today. The measure is on second read
ing in the senate.
Proposed Libel Law.
At the recent meeting of the South
Carolina State Press association a
-resltion was adopted -urging the pas
sage of a libel law. At present the old
comrmon law is in force and the desire
of the State press is to secure a bill
that is fair to the people anid offers
the innocent newsrpaper a chance. Of
course, i.f a newspaper persistently
publishies libellous matter, the propos
ed bill is not intenided to apply.
Thie special committee of the State
Press association, after conferences,
settled upon the law of Kentucky and
fave asked 'that this law be adopted
for South Carolina, as being entiirely
fair 'to the people and the press.
Senator Carlisle ~has kindly taken
charge of the bill in the senate and
the Hon. Frank B. Gary has introduc
ed the bill in the house.
For 30-Day Session.
Senator Robert Lidie, of Orangeburg,
on Tuesday introduced a resol.ution in
the senate providing for a thirty-day
session of the general assemnbly an'd
fxinig February 10 as the day for ad
journm'enit si'nl die.
Won't Patent Farm Names.
Senator Carlisle's bill providin'g for
the recording of farms 'by name me.t
defeat Tuesday by a vote of 18 to 17 on
a motion to indefi'ni.telyr postpone. Thie
bill simply provided for protecting a
r.ame for a farm in each county. For
injstance. if a farmer wished to call his
home "Glendale" no one in that county
could take thi.s name for any other
farm, after the matter was properly
recdrded. The bill, however, was kill
ed. having met with varied opposition
being termed a chance for landed aris
I Lide's Judiciary Bill Passed.
ISenator Lide'~s bill providing for the
assignment of circuit judges to hold
courts of this State met with eas-y sail
ig in the senate. being passed Tues
day anbd ordered sent to the house.
Senator Carlisle's bill declaring the
word "heirs" unnecessary in fee sim
pe conveyances was passed and or
dered sent 'to the house.
The "merger" resolution was pass
ed to third reading, the unfavorable
majority report of .the committee being
tabled. The understanding is that de
bate on the bill will be adjourned un
til Moniay at noon. Senator Clifton,
casion much debate.
Spittoons in Passenger Coaches.
Senator Crosson's bill making it a
misdemeanor to spit upon the floor of
passenger coaches and cars was pass
ed to third reading on Tuesday. An
amendment, such as killed the bill last
year, was sought, but withdrawn. The
armendment would have made it a mis
demeanor to spit on any public build
ings' floor. Senator Mauldin said he
would like to see cigarette smoking
barred from passenger trains.
Far-Rreaching Railroad Measure.
Senator Laney introduced a mea
une of radical nature affecting rail
roads. The bill provides that when
ever two or more railroads maintain
freight and passenger stations within
one mile of a town of 2,000 population
and d, not enter the corporate limits
the railroad commission shall, upon
the petition of a majority of the quali
fied voters to compel, wherever practi
cable, the railroads to run their lines
ito ithe town and to construct and
mahitain freight and passenger depots
at some convienient place in the town.
The passenger depot would be a
union station, erected by the several
Towns of 2,000 or more inhabitants,
already 6ntereld by two or more rail
way lines may petition the railroad
commission to order the erection of a
unim st i4on by the railroads - enter
ing the town.
Associate Justice Bills.
Senator Croft's bill to ratify the
amendments of section 2 of article 5
of the constitution, relating to asso
ciate justices of thWe supreme court, a
third reading bill, by a vote of 25 to
2 was ordered pawsed by thie senate
abd sent to the house. The two vot
ing against ratification were Senators
W. L. Mauldin, of Greenville, and W.
J. Johmson, of Fairfield. Senator CroWs
bill to ratify the amendment to section
12 of article 5 of the constitution, re
lating to associate justices of the su
preme court, a second reading bill, was
ordered to a third reading by a vote of
27 to 2.
Senator Carlisle's bill ratifying the
amendment to section 7 of article 8 of
thec onstitution, relating to municipal
bonded indebtedness was passed and
ordered sent to the house.
The house killed two second read
ing bilMs. One was Mr. Beaimguard's
to provide for the registry of chattel
mortgages and to fix the fee, and Mr.
T. P. Brown's 'to require the mort
gagors of live stock to report deastl
of same to mortgagee !witin 24 hours.
Both bills appeared to have merit, bt
the house rejeleted them.
Bills by Senator Johrnstone.
Senator Johnstone, of Newberry,
would ihave a uniform method of
awarding scholarships in the State in
stitutions of learning. 'lhe 'bill pro
vides that scholairsihips shall be award
ed by the State board of education up
on the reconmmendation of the facu.l
ties of the respedtive institutions, after
competitivie examinations shail have
For Jerry Moore and Odom.
To provide firee scholarships in
Clemson college fcor Jerry H. Moore, of
Florence county, and Archie'OdOm, of
Marlboro, is .the object of a bill intro
duced on Tuesday by Senator John
stone, of Newbearry. These two boys
were successful competitors in the
boys' corn contests~ and especially Jer
*ry Moore's fame is abroad inf the land.
He rasisel somethi.ng over 228 bushels
~f corn to an ac.re.
or four ye:al gricultural
*r-" ofta inletit1.!Pn.
I:2e-.-; ry ::uad inuspediors.
Iae J'.T::c-e intro-duced a bil!
o armud t'w act providing for road
iuspctorS for Newberry county by
r~quiring the inspectors to inspect the
ehaigang camps and to report in
writin.g, also to require the board of
county commissioners to furnish ec'r
an blanks and copies of road laws.
luil by Mfr. hib)ler.
Mr. Kih}'er has introduced a bill to
me the terms of audi-tors andl ras
urrs tour years, instead of two.
BI!! by Mr. Mower.
Mr. Mower has introduced a local
measure relating to the Newberry
chool district, which is published ini
His torv of
Largest Number of Subs,
lo,ooo Bonus Votes A
& Hipp's Fine Prh
Vote Day, Thn
The m ager of The Herald and
News kontest certainly knows how to
conduct an interesting, exciting, and
popular kontest, the many bonus of
fers have met with unprecedented suc
cess, but the greatest onme is now on,
and is causing the liveliest battle in
the history of "kontesdom." Every
young lady in this kontest wants sev
eral ten thousand votes (added to her
standing) on Saturday and every one
of these capable, energetic and en
thusigstic workers has gone about
securng several "ten dollar" bills to
tu:rn in on Saturday fin a way that will
make 'em sit up and take notice. The
one securing the largest number of
subscriptibns tis week gets the much
coveted 50,000 bonus votes, next Mon
day. Friends, this is where you come
in-get busy, subscribe for the ones
away from home, they are interested
In what is going on at home-so here
is your chance to make some loved one
happy and at the same time you are
helping Miss so and so to win this
belautiful Cote piano.
Summer & Hipp's Prize.
Some one is going to have a mighty
comfortable rocker to rest in pretty
isoon, will it be you? Kontestants, you
can win this prize in one or two good
hours work. So don't let any hour go
by without some effort made to secure
new subscriptions. It takes new one
year subserptions to win this splendid
prize. It would be a dandy idea for
every reader of The Herald and News
to visit Summer & Hipp's great store
and purchase from them soime of the
many beautiful and practical pieces of
furniture to make the house coMfor
table and attractive.
Look! Another Double Vote Day.
Double vote day bas made the big
gest it yet-so the kointest manage
ment bhas decided on Thursday, Janu
ary 26, as next doublie vote day.
The Herald and Newis konftest is the
subject of the day. Every one is boost
'lg their favorite addt,ndmc
rivalry exists petween1 neighbors
througblnlt t!he lentire county.
, Miss Annie Kooni is leading us
* * * * * *. * * * * *
* Summer and Hipp Piano Contest. *
* * * * * * * * ***
In the piano- contest conducted by
Summer & Hipp, the following is the
standing of the candidates:
Dosha Franklin, City. ... ... .21,759
Mary Hardemian, City.. ......11,230
Mary Yocome, Mollohon. .. . ..10,400
Daisy Milstead, Mollohon.. .... 7,000
Laura Lominick, City.. .. ... .17,951
Lizzie Ea,rhardt, City.... ....1,000
Lossie Mae Boozer, City.... ..53,709
Willie Mae Wise, Prosperity .. 7,000
Annie Singley, Slighs. .. .. . ..20,260
Annie Mae Bedenbaugh, Slighs. 42,900
Vera Boland, Little Mountain. 1,000
Elie Jacobs, Little Mountain. .14,041
Cora Sheely, Little Mountain .. 6,248
Maud Setzler, Pomaria.. .....14,000
Anna Koon, Pomaria.. .... ...8,440
IHelen Hentz, Pomaria, R. F. D. 2,000
Annie Eargie, Pomaria.. .... ...1,000
Laura Suber, Pomaria.. .... ...8.141
Tannie Mae Sease, Newberry, R.
F. D..... .... ..... ....:13,954
Joe Caldwell, Newberry, R. F. D. 1,000
Mayme Cromer, Newberry, R. F.
D.... .... ...-----.--.--14,441
Novice Brown, Newberry, R F D 1,000
Kate Henderson, Blairs, S. C.
R. F. D.. ... ....... -... 5,260
Rena Whitney, Blairs, R. F. D.. 8,032
Mary Hardy, Blairs, R F. D. .. 10,654
Nanny Eison, Blairs, R. F. D... 1,000
Frances Jeter, Whitmire, S. C... 1,000
Winnie Handerson Whitmnire. ... 1,000
Edith Folk, Jalapa. .. .. .. . ..28,286
Mary Brown, Newberry, R. F. D. 1,430
Marie Wendt, Newberry, R. F. D. 4,447
Essie Wilson, Newberry, R F D 4,300
Willie Riser Chappells, R. F. D. 1,000
Nina J. Atchison, Chappells... 9,060
Maggia Livingston, Newberry, R.
' 1) No. 4...... ... 1.000
le In All
criptions. This W eek Gets
rsday Jan. 26.
again, hurrah! for you Mis. Anm*
keeping everlgstingly at it brinw SuO
cess, you kmow. Miss Ellen Wertis
just a tiny bit behiind -irat pLace tod
-but you can bet on Miss Ellen, just
keep your eyes open, and watch the
standing. Mrs. Dominick as usual is
among the leaders-if not ahead she
is a close second or third, and -is do
ing good work. Too much can not be
said of the jump madp by Miss Julia
Smith and Miss Joe Oaldwell, both of
these young ,ladies bavie gone to work
with 4a deteirminatio% that means suc
cess. Their many friends are helping
them to reach the head of the lis, and
from the present outlook Mis Julia
and Miss Joe will be ahead othe lead
ers soon. "Work for the migbt Is ool
jng, is a splendid reminder of th
,faot tqat time in wdich to work for
the grmd prizes grows diorter eadh
day, and a reninder is a mihty good
thing when hustling for suoh viu"ble
prizes. Sometiwes we foget for the
moment and alilow ourselves to -lag
11ttle bit and in this way fall bebiOU"'
The best policY is to keep evei-o 6
Standing of Kandidates '
Pomarla, S. C.
Miss Annie Koon.... .. .. 387880
Miss Ellen Werts...
SKinards, S. -C.
Mrs Jake Dominick......
Chappells, S. C.,
iss Julia Smith.. .. ....205,2i#
Newberry, RF. Do No.
MIs Joe Waldwell.. .......110,560
Whitmire, S. C.
Miss Kate Hargrove.. ....69,20
N'ewberry, S. C.
Miss Ainniie Im.urie Laine. 52,050
Miss Losie May Boozer...... 9,500
Mrs. Geo. Alexander.... .. ...5,3
Miss Eula .Darby...... ... 1.000
Miss Annie Bonknight.. .. ...1,0
Miss Eunice Abramns.. .. ......7,0
Miss Amelia Klettner.. .. .. 1,000
F. D.No. 7..........-.- ,342
Magge Livi'ngston, City.. .. ..12,194
Lillia Ringer, Pomairia, R F D.. .10,326
Maggie Bobb, City.... ...--.--1,000
Ola Brown, Newberry, R. F. D. 1,000
Clara Gibson, Prosperity, S. C.. 10,604
Eula Ray Sligh, Pomnaria, R F D ,1,000
Ida Coleman, Silverstreet.. .. . .12,162
Lucia Hazle, ColamnanS, S. C... 1,000
Ethel Crumbley, Colemnans, S. C. 1,000
Ella Summer, Newberry.. ....19,712
Ida Glenn, Saluda, S. C... .. ..4,490
Mattie Glasgow, Jalapa, S. C... 8-,4CZ)
Miss Laura Eargle.... ..--.. 2,300
Miss Bell Harmon..... .. .--18,810 -
Miss May Lake Silverstreet . .. .17,450
Summer & Hipp offer as inducement
I200 votes for every dollar spent in
their general stock in any department.
The ballot ,bQx is noW open and
sample prize piano is for view at the
store of Summer & Hipp, where you
are invited to try it.
Arrangements have been made wit~h
The Herald and News by which you
can get 200 votes for each dollar that -
you pay on renewal of your subscrip
tion or,for new subscriptions.
This -gives you two opportunities to
tak'a the chance at this beautiful
Passed Through Washington.
Washington, Jan. 16.-L W. C. Bla
lock, of Goldville, passed through
Wasingtom today oia his way to West
Baden Springs, Ind. He expects to
emain there some weeks for his
"Dis paper," said Meandering Mike,
"wants to know -why de cities is over-A
crowded- when dere is so .nuch work4
offered in de country."
, "Well," responidie Plodding Peter,
"iin ' dat de reason?9"-Washinlgtoni