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Movements of Many People, New
errians and Those Who Visit
Mr. H. H. Evans left Wednesday for
Mr. Walter Ruff went to Ninety Six
Mr. Will Brown returned Wednesday
Miss Anna Sligh is on a visit to her
sister, Mrs. J. W. Ruff, of Pomaria.
Ex-polioeman J. Henry Chappell is
clerking at E. H. Summer'i furniture
Mr. Munson L. Bufo;rd took in 3
George Evans' "Honey Boy" mnstrels e
in Columbia last night.
Mr. E. H. Summer, of Newberry, is
opending the day in the city on busi
ness.-Andeerson Mail, 17th.
Mr. J. P. Williams, after a visit to *
iis pa.repts, Mr. and Mrs. T. Griff Wil- t
liams, has gone to Davis Station. t
Mr. R. T. Bobb, of Prosperity R. F. t
D. No. 3, returned yesterday after do
ing some caInteriing at Kinards.
Miss Mary Watkins, of Chappells, is
the guelst of her aunt, Mrs. A. P. Lott.
-Johnston cor. Edgefield Advertser,
Mr. George W. Reid, of Dyson, has s
gone to Texas to visit his brother in c
that far-off Western State.-Nintty Six E
cor. Greenwood Journal, 18th.
Mr. Sammie Wilson and family, of
Prosperity, are visiting at Mr. Wesley
Risinger's a few days.-Hollow Creek
cor. Leesville News, 18th.
Miss Mary Wright, the popular as- '
sAstadt teacher in the Delmar graded :
scho.ol, was in Leesville last Saturday
and Sunday, the guest of Mr. and Mrs. t
H. A. Meetze.-Leesvile News, 18th. I
Mr. Jam*~s P. Williams, of Newberry,
a nepiew of Gov. Oole. L Blease, has
accepted a position with Dr. J. A-. I
Zeigler to take charge of the drug r
sore st Davis Station.-Maning Times,
We don't know whether Major J. C.
Hemphill, editor of the Richmond
Times--Dispatch, wil-l be at the inau
guar'ation .tomorrow or not.-Green
ville Piedmont, 16411. Not pr'esetnt, un
less in spirit. '
Mr. Geo. W. Pearson, Ja, a niewphew I
of our fefJlow townsman, Mr. Geo. W. 3
Pears-oa, will married at Gas. d
tonia, N. C., on -the 1st of February, to a
Miss Sallie Smith. Another coinci- d
dsence in that the.Ohristian name of the s
bride-elect is the same as that of Mr. I
Geo. '% Pearson's wife. .
Mr. R. D. Wicker h,as rented hisC
house 'to Mr. J. B. Rogers, who moved
here from Lake City, and moved to
Newberry. Many, many friend's regret
that Mr. Wicker found it necessary to
* leave Ninety Six and we all wish him
great success in his new home, and
hope he will return to us again "after
a . few days, not man.v."-Ninety Six
* cr. Greenvwood Jgurnal, 18.
TARIOUS AND) ALL ABOUT.
The Bachielor Maids will hold a so
cial meeting with Miss Lois Goggans'
u:iext Tuesday afternoon at 4 o'clock. ~
There will be preach.ing at Unitey
Sabbath at 11 a. in., Excelsior 4 p.m.
and at Prosperity A. R. P. church at
7.30, on Sunday-.'
The installation of officers of P &- F
lask:i lodge, No. 20, Independent Order I
Odd Follows will take place in Klett- I
* ner's hail tonigt.jt. The initiatory de- d
~gree will be conferred upon three can
On their way to the lyceum at.trac--I
rtion Tuesday -night a certain convey
-ance, driven by a little negro, was cap
-sized in going down a curved bill, andj
the occupants, two ladies and two
:girls, were thrown out but not hurt.
They returned home and missed the
concert It was laughable, disappoint-t
ing and provoking-the accident-that
is why no names are me-ntioned.
We have .iust received a card from
State Lecturer Holloway, in which be
states that he wants to wind up his
work in this county with a big meeting 1
here tomorrow (Thursday) in the court
house at 11 o'clock a. m. G-o out and'
hear him. He will interest you. He~
writes that he had good crowds at his
va:rious appointments in the counvty,
and believes that success will attend
his efforts.-Bamberg Herald, 10th. 1
The County Fair.
The Calvin Crozier chapter, U. D. C.,.
will present a unique and attractive
entertainment in the old court house t,
on Friday evening, January 27, in the f
shape of a country fair. Admission t
will be 10 cents, and there is no t
dloubit those who attend will be repaid. r
Among the novelties will be "Ski*ddoo,"
the wild woman ; "Pbiaibusiter," the,
snake eatar; "L.eonora," the fat girl;
the Twins, ane body, two heads; for- d
tune telling of a gypsy camp; old plan
tation melodies by the Sembrioh famn-e
ily and others.1
4. P. ABRAMS.SUFFERS
A HORRIBLE ACCIDENT'
10 HOPE HELD OUT FOR HIS RE.
"low Which He Was Sharpening:
Wrenched From His Hand and
Crushed His Skull.
A message from Mr. Abrams home,
ate yesterday afternoon said that he
vas graduaally sinking and that there
vas practically no hope.
Mr. N. Pink Abrams, who manages
Ir. L. W. Floyd's farm above Long
;hwre, in No. 6 township, suffered a
erious and probably fatal accident on
Vednesday morning, -his skull being
rightfully crushed by a plow point
vhich 'he was siharpening being caught
iy a belt, hurled to the pulley over
Lead and shot with terrible velocity
pon the top of his head. An opera
ion was performed on Wednesday af
ernoon by Dr. LeGranA Guerry, of
olumbia, and his two assistants, Drs.
unch and Shaw, assisted by Drs. J.
. Gilder -and W. D. Senn, but very
ittle hope is entertained for his re-j
The accident occurred in the well
touse, where there is a gasoline en-i
;ine used for pumping water and for
ther purposes. On a shaft near the'
ngine is an emery wheel used for
,rinding tools around the place. The
mery wheel is run from a pulley on
he slua.t overhead, and being on a
eparate shaft is run only when in use.
Mr. Abrams was at the work of
iharpening pilow points, two of
tis children being in the house with
tim at the time. In moving the plow
oint backwards and forwards across
he emery wheel it is supposed that it I
ras Caught by the belt and jerked out
f his hand. Striking the pulley above
t knocked a large piece out of the
Mley. The pulley was revolving
apidly, and the revolution of the pul
ey, accompanied by the high velocity
vih which the plow point struck it,
;ase the point terrific force n its de
Crushing the skull, the point of, the
low entered a portion of the 'brain.
Dr. W. D. Seinan, whio lives nearby,
nd Dr. J. K. Gilder, of Newberry, were
ummonied to the wounded man. The
ressage to Newberry came to Mr. L.
V. Floyd at about 11 o'cieck Wednes
ay 'morning. THe drove to Mr. Abrams'
.om'e, taking with him Miss Maude, the
aughter of Mr. Abrams, who is sit
chool in Newborry. Dr. Gilader, Mr.
[. H. Abramns, a brother of Mr. N. P.
!bram2s, and Mr. Claude Abramns, who
erks in Ne'wl?elrry, 'and 'who is a son
if Mr. N. P. Abraims, went in Mr.
tobert Norris' automobile, driven by
r. W. C. Waldrop. Mr. Floyd im
,idiately summoned Dr. Guerry, from
iolumbia, and his assistants, Drs.
'haw and Bunch, and a trained nurse.
'ey reached Newberry on '.the 2.48
rain on the Southernn Wednesday af
ernoon, and were taken to Mr.
Lbrals' biedside in Mr. Nolrris' auto
3obile, reac.hing Mr. Abrams' home at1
bou~t 4 o'clock. An operation was per
ormed, and everything that thie high
sf medioal skill could accomplish was
Mr. Abrams is a native of Newberry
ounty, having beein 'born in the Whit-1
lire section about forty-eight years
go. He has been twice married, and
as six children: Olaude, Maudie,
~oyce, Wilbur, Floyd and Ray. His
-cnd wife was Miss V'erona Salter, of
aughnville, a bride of the recent holi
ays, she and Mr. Abranms having been
iarried on Wednesday, December 28,
ist thriee weeks before the terrible ac
idient which her husband- has suffer
d. Mr. Abrams is a brother of Mr.
F. H. Abrams, of Newberry, and of
2r. James F. Abrams and Mrs. Mc
uffie Metts, of Whi'tmire.
Of sturdy character and of genial
isposition, Mr. Abrams makes friends
f all who know him and his misfor
ne is a h'zavy blow to them.
National Lecturer of W. C. T. U.
Miss Rhena E. G. Mosher, B. S. of
Fest.field, N. J1., field secretary of thei
oung Woman's branch anid national
:turer of the Woman's Chr istian'
iemperance union, will lectur'e We'd
esay evening at 7.30 o'clock min he
ethodist church. A collection will
She 'will also lecture at the high
chool Thursday morning, and at the
ollege auditorium Friday morning at
Thursday afternoon at 4 o'clock the
eisidence of Mrs. J1. W. White there
'ill be a special meeting for the
eachers. All the members and
riends of the union are invited to at
end. At'the close of this mne'eting~
here will be a social feature and
The Opera House.
City council at its meeting on Fri
ay ight chose City Clerk and Treas-,
Ter Jno. R. Scurry 'manager of the~
pera house until next season, or uintil
THE CIVIC A USOCIATION.
Meeting Held on Wednesday After
noon-Matters of Importance in
The Civic assocition held its reg
ular monthly meeting on Wednesday
afternoon in the roons of the cha!rber
of commerce. A number of maitters
pertaining to the civic improvement of
the city were discrissed by the mem
bers present. A great many sugges
tions were made as to improvements
that ought to be looked after pertain
ing particularly to the cleanliness and
healthfulness of -te city, and it is
veay probable that some of these sug
gestions will be put in shape and a
communication and request sent to city
couancil to have them done.
Atrtnition was called to the fact that
the trash ordinanlce haed not been en
forced as it should be.
Mr. E. H. Aull -Nas present by invi
tation to discuss the park proposition
with the associatin. The plan outlin
ed for the establishmenit of this pairk
was submitted, and a resolution was
adopted endorsing the plan and pledg
ing the hearty and enthusiastic co
operation of the association and its
members individually to the plan asl
The association -has, in cooperation
with .the trustees of Rosemont ceme
tery, made some improvements c,n 'the
pavilion in the cemetery, and it is de
sired ;to make other improvements
during the spring.
The association has not the m'raber
ship that it should have, and neither
has it the cooperation of the citizens
of the community that it should have.
There should be at least a membership.
of five or six hundred active workers,
and with little effort on the part ofI
each and by united effort great things
could be accomplished for Newberry.
The following is the official action of
the Oivic association:
Among the subjects that came up
for consideration at the meeting of the
Civic association on Wednesday after
noon was -that of the projected park
for the city of Newberry.
The followimg resolution 'was adopt
"TIhat the Ci:vic associationi hearti'ly
endorse the pesrk plan as presented to
us by Col. E. H. Aull, and offer our
services in any way that we can- assist
in furthering thfe project."
Mrs. J. H. West,
GOV. BLEASE IMPROVING.
Was at His Office Wednesday--Rest
less Night Wednesday Night But
A message from Columbia yesterday
stated ithat Governor Bleases condi
tion was mud~h improved. Governor
Bleas'e was ar: the executive office for
a short while Wednesday. He spent a
restlls nighxt Wednesday night, but
was better yesterdIay, and it was be
lieved that in very short times he would
'be restored to his accustomed vigorous
Mr. and Mrs. Blese have moved
into the ereenttive mansion.
Bheumatsim Relieved in 6 Hours.
Dr. Detchon's Relief for PJheumatis m
usually relieves severest. ca.ses m a
few hours. Its action upon the systemn
is remarkable and effective. ' It re-;
moves the ca.use end the disease quick
ly disappear's. First dose benefits. 'inc.
nd $1.00. Sold by G-ilder & Weeks.
Death Mrs. Grubbs.
Mrs. Mary Ann Grubbs died of para
lysis in Columbia Monday and 'her re
mains were 'broug'ht on the 6.40 train
Monday afternoon to the home of her
son, Mr. B. G. Grubba, -at Mollohon'
The deceased was 66 yeatrs old. In
termm" a.t Wes't Fhnd ce?me:tery Tues
day afternoon at 3.30. Service by the
Rev. J. D. Sh'ealy.
In Changing Your Address.
During -the past week we have re
eived severa.l letters and cards ask
jg us to chan'ge the address of the
writer to certain places, and not giving
th- addres's of old postoffice. This
makes it very hard for us as we have
to look over many hund-red names to
find where the paper has been going
to in the past and frequently we find.
two or three of the same name on'the
list and we are at a loss to know which
oe we should c'hange.-Anderson In
The above from the Intelligencer is
here reproduced ,for the same kind of
readers ir. Newberry.
Still Deadlocked on Chief.
City council is still deadlocked on.
the telection for a chief of police, hav
ing failed to elect on Friday night.
There is nothing in this world like!
friendship. Kontestants in The Her
aId and News kontest know a friend at
NOW UP TO COUNCIL.
President Finley Has Friend Streel
Light Matter Investigated-South
ern Pleased to Have Light.
Some time last ymtar The Herald a,nu
News -a number of times called atten
tion to the need of bett-r light along
the union station. City council took ac
tion and ordered a light put near th
station in Friend street and the mater
ial for this light was ordered. Alder
man Baxter stated that the rexsan i
had not been put up was that th(
Southern railway would not permit E
pole erected for the light within thir
ty yards of the track.
Through an article in The Herai
a>nd News a short time ago, this acticr
was called to :the attention of Presi
dent Finley, who stated that he wouR
take the matter up with Mr. Coatman
On Tuesday of this week Mr. Geo
Bishop, by direction of Suporintendca1
Williams, caxae to Newberry and sug
gested a place for the light very nea
the u(nion station, and stated that th<
authorities would be perfectly willicl
and pleased to have another light pul
near the station somewhere alon
It is now up to city council to carr3
out the action taken last year, and t<
bring into use the light which wa<
ordered for this purpose.
. Church of the Redeemer.
(Rev. Edw. Fulenwider, Pastor).
Nothing preverting, the following
program of divine services will be ob
served at the Lutheran Church of the
Redeemer next Sunday.
11 a. m.-The morning service and
celebration of the Lord'? Supper. ThE
church will be opened for th'e recep
tion of members, and all those wh<
intend joining the church will get thei
letters or give in the4r names. ThE
music will be appropriate.
7.30 p. m.-There will be a song ser
vice with a short practical sermon or
the subject: "The Lure- of the Skies.'
The world is beautiful and good, an
if man will only stop to think and con
sider, it -preaches most wonderful ser
mons. The 31st vierse of the first chap
ter of Genesis says: "And God sa,%
everything that He had made, and, be
hold, it wa very good." The world
has -not made man bad, bust man h.as
made evil out of the good world. SomE
1essons for every day life will be pre
Thae large ~attenda'nce at these nigh1
services is .exceedingly en.couraging
to the pastor. Every effort will be
made to present things from God'(
word' that wil-l do men good in tha
store, in thie shop, in the bank, on thE
street, and in every walk of life. I1
speaks well for any town or city whet
the people show, by their attendance
that they love and enjoy the services
of their chu-rches.
3.30 .p. m.-TPhe class in the catech
im will ~meet in the Sunday school
room. The study will be "Baptism."
4 p. m.-The Sucnday school will
meet. The ethool is in fine shape, and
the attendance of the parents and'
grown people of the church has stimu
lated the school and put new lif,e i'n.t<
evfe'y departmenlt.' This is a Bible
The public is cordially invited to all
GREEK NEW YEAR.
Year 1910 Went Out For Greeks Sev.
eral Days Mter Western New
The Greek New Year bega'n last Sat
urday, and our January 14 was the
first day of the year for the Greeks in
Newbrry. There ares a number of
Greeks in Newbe.rry, and they are hard
workers., and attentive to business, and
make good citizens.
The calendar of th;e Greek Orthodos
church differs from that of the West
ern church in certain very important
respects, owing primarily to certain
mistakes that were made centuries agc
by the sucessors of Caesar, and con
sequetly for .the Greeks 1910 lasted
thirteen days longer than for the other
citizens of Newberry.
K. OF P. BANQUET.
Will be Heid on Tuesday, JIanuary 24
The banquet of Newberry lodge. No.
75, Knights of Pythias, will be held on
Tuesday night, January 24. Tickets
may be secured from Dr. Van Smith,
chairman of the committee.
Several dsti'nguished visitors will at
Just see what rapid progress Misses
Joe Caldwell and Julia Smith "-e mak
ing in The Heral and News kontest.
My, girls, you are hustlers.
Pulaski Lodge, No. 20, I. 0. 0. F.,
will meet Friday night, '. 20.
in Klettner's' Hall. at 8 o'clock. Let
every member attend.
J. M. Davis,
W. G. Peterson, Noble Grand.
SOUTHERN POWER CO. HERE.
Unloading Material at Mollohon Mill. '
Big Concern Has Reached
The Southern Power company-one
of the biggest corporations in the
United States-which will furnish S
power to a number of manufacturing G
enterprises in this and other Statf. S
is unloading its towers at the Mollo
hon mill preparatory to bringing its
line in-to Newberry. The line comes S
heire by way of Union and Whitrire,
and will go from Newberry to Green- S
wood, and other cities in the upper
part of the State.
The Mollohon mills some time ago S
made a contract with this company to
furnish power for the mill. The New
-berry mills also has a contrac for C
power for a pant of its machineiry.
THE OLD SCHOOL BONDS.*
Mr. Mower Introduces Bill to Turn S
Over Remainder of Sinking Fund C
to Current Expenses.
The following 'bill has been intro- S
duced in the house by Mr. Mower, look- C
ing towards winding up all matters
conniected with the old Issue of school
A bill Trelating to the Newberry, C
Be it enacted by the general assem
bly of the State of South Carolina: A
Section 1. That the county treasurer C
of Newberry county be and he is here
'by authorized and directed to transfeir
to the current funds of the Newberry A
school district any surplus of the C
sinking fund for thie -redemption- of the .
bonds issued by said school district
under the authority of "An act to es
tablish the Newberry school district, C
authorize the establish-ment of free
graded schools -therein and to provide
-the means for the efficient maniage
ment of the saane," approved Decem
ber 23, 1889, and of "An act to author
ize the Newberry sdhool district to
issue additional bonds for the use of
said school district," approved Decem
ber 23,, 1890, remaining after the pay
ment of said bonds. .
Sec. 2. That the board of trustees of
the Newberr school district is here
by 'authorized aind empowered to ex
pend said surplus, remaining after the
payment of said bonds; for the eur-.
rent expenses of said school district in
maintaining sand coniducting the
HIS'FIRST INy &TION.
Gov. Blease Invited to Meet Tarheel
,Press Society at Florence NextE
Columbia, Jan. 1.Tefrtinvita
tio-n to be extended to the new gover
or -was extended by Senator J. W.
McCown aind Representative Hartwell
M. Ayer, of Florence, from the Flor
ence board of trade, to Ibe present at
the greeting -from Soulth Carolina to
-the North Carolina Press association,
which will occu.r ini Florence early in
February. The North Carolina editors
will mnake their first incurs4on in-to
-their neighboring State in -a body and
will be met at the -gateway of the
State, if the Florence plans are oar
red out, by the governor of the State, y
the United States senator from Flor-!
ence and the South Carolina Press
association, which will be called in ex-1
-tra session in Florence by President
August Kohin. - N
Newspapers Changirig the World.
The ma-n who lives 20 yes.rs from
1911 will look back upon the presenti
era 'with surprise, i-f not -With amaze-j
ment We live in a time oE. advance-V
men. Smecall it progressiSGfle'
cal1 thmsevesprogressives as if 'they
were all there were in the world. This P
is a mistake. The wide circula;tion of
the newspaper and the magazine has
Ipractically put a college professor,a
lawyer, a doctor and a clergyman, asG
well as the editor and an arrts't, in
almost every home. The best work of
the ablest me-n in every walk of life~
finds a ready market in the publica
tion office. Newspapers and maga
zines hav-e supplanted, i-n part, the
li-bary, and we fear, are supplanting~
the school, ithe colleges 'and the church -
much more than they should. It would P
-have been well if we could have stop
ped here. No forward movement is
ever made without blunders, without
b otheads, who want to go too fast and F:
Itoo -far. So the yellow press and the
muckraking writ-er have come, dis
playing the banner of the "uplifter.''
IReally it is the banner of the di'stur
b'. / But they will not tarry long. Al
ready the demagogue is giving way to
the 'business man, the theorist to the
practical reformer and the uplifter to
Well, well, .iust look where Miss'
Ellen Werts has climbed to this week.
Keep it up Miss Ellen.
FOR SALE CHEAUi-Good horse and
m,e. An m Ruff. '1-20-tf.
he Price of Cotton and of Cotton
Seed in the Various Markets of
(Corrected by Nat Gist.)
trict good middling .........14%
ood middling ..............14
trict middling ..... ........14%
(By Robert McC. Holmes).
trict good middling .........14%
ood middling .............. 14
trict middling .............14%
(By C. J. Purcell & Co.)
trict good middling ........14%
(By Summer Bros.)
otton seed ................50
(Southern Cotton Oil Co.)
otton seed ................50
(By Silverstrect Warehouse Co.)
trict good middling .........14%
(By Aull & Hipp).
trict good middling .........14%,
tton seed ................51
(By J. L. and A. G. Wise.)
trict good middling.........%
tton seed ................5
(By A. P. Coleman).-,.
11 white cotton...........14%
otton seed ............4....50
(By C. F. Lathan).
11 white cotton ..............
ne Cent a Word- No a
vertisement taken for I
than 25 cents..
R. W. H. ALDERBUA Ne bry
ompetent and skilled Vetery
Surgeon, has formed a par.nerisip
in hie hoptl work bere with, Iw
H. J. Synder; D V. S., a gras6e I
the New York Stte Veterinar
lee, a braech of omiell UU
He has had yeaxs
hospital work, an come to 6i
der 'wil.1 have chge'ofthes eW-'
berry hospital, and' Dr. A1 e~
will have charge of tie patof
Chester, Lancaster, and otb
ALL ON Ankrae Ruff & Co i
fuss' rye crea~m bred. It Is fnt
VERY WOMAN ehould eara $Ztpe
week introducing our very cnpEt
spring line of beauitiful wooldi
ings, wash febtries, flaxcy
sls, hbandkrchiefs, . iea4'tc.
Up 'to date New York dity Iptedmu
Fineelt line on the market. De ENsg ~~
dirat with the mille yoti wllAi
our irlees'low. U other can U)ikJ
$10.00 to $30.00 weekly you:cm aallol.e
Samples, full insftructions n. it
amiple case, shipped expam
pid. No mrony required. Erbzh'
sivp, teirritory. WrI,te for partieuda*
Be first -to apply. Staniderd Dr*os
Goods Company, Dept 600, Bingism
ton, ,N. Y. 140-St
DER RENT-One new threeroomf ea
tage. Good water and garden spot
$5 per month.- Apply to T. M.Sn -S
TICE-Dr. J. W. Sharp, veteinuar
surgeo~n and den,tist has located ia
Newberry and treats all kinds of do
mestic animals. Guarantees cures
in cases curable. Answers to cali
gomptly, day or night EPsl&
'ons t-ee. Headque:rters at G.W
Jacobs s. Phone No. 2.
[ONE 95 for nice fresh xi E. L
Rodelsperger', ILower Main tree
BT YOUR GLASSBS from
W. Connor, a graduante of the
est optical college ir. the world
Norhernt Illinois College of
g. Dr Connor is located pe
ently in Newberry, giies both
objetive- and subjective tests
[0E 95 for nice fresh meat. N.
Rodesperger, Lower Main S
[NE FRESH FISH-Received
larly during the season which
now on. Fish of diffier'ent varieUWN
Spanish mackerel a specialty. Pay
singer & Coward. 1-tf.
lONE 95 for nice fresh meat .
Rodeiperger, Lower Main Str
JST arrived, a carload of heart a~
sap shingles. Iangford & II
LELOAD brick just received, $9 per
thousand. G. W. Kinard, Proppe'
ity, S. C. 1-iT-It.