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Zovements of Many People, New.
errians and Those Who Visit
Miss Fannie McCaughrin returned
:rom Greenwood last week.
Mrs. Mary Rawls. of Lexington. is
visiting her niece. Mrs. Olivia Bowers.
Miss Banna Neel spent Sunday in
Mr. Frank R. Hunter left yesterday
,or Wilmington to return Thursday.
Miss Ella Hunter. of Goldville. is
'Isiting her niece. Mrs. J. M. Bowers.
Iiss Gladys Chappell is attending
-the Chicora college commencement in
Miss Ada Eptitig. of Ne%vberry, S.
C., is visiting Mrs. H. C. Lorick.-Au
gusta Chronicle, 18th.
Mr. J. William Smith spent the week
end in Newberry with friends and rel
.atives.-Clinton Chronicle, 18th.
Miss Blanche Davidson left on Sat
urday for Chester to visit Miss Bertha
Mrs. Joseph Mann has returned
from visiting her daughter. Mrs. Harry
Price. in Spartanburg
Editor George E. Moore. or the
Honea Path Chronicle. spent a rew
hours in Newberry yesterday.
Miss Ida Fellers is at Coronaca
visiting her sister. Mrs. Marcus Wil
lard. and her aunt. Mrs. J. D. BowleG.
Mrs. D. P. Boyd and Master Albert
Boyd, of Newberry. are the guests of
Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Boyd.-Union
Rivers Day. of the W. U. T. omce
in Columbia. spent Sunday afternoon
here with his mother, Mrs. Margaret
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Grouch, of Salu
da, spent Friday night with their rel
atives, Rev. James D. Kinard and
Mr. B. B. Leitzsey, whose headquar
ters are in Charleston. spent Sunday
at -his home here, returning to Char
leston yesterday afternoon.
Misses Ola Hutchinson and Elise
Gailard visited relatives and friends
in No. 6 township and 'attended the
Burton school exhibition on Friday
Mrs. Jennie Havird. of Silve-rstreet.
-sas on a visit Sunday to her sister.
alri. Elizabeth JIohnson. Mrs. Havird
was accompanied by her son. Mayor
MIr. Robert Gee and little son, Rob
-ert, of Newberry. who have been visit
:ing Mrs. M. C. Mangum, left Monday
for Santuc to visit Mrs. R. T. Gee.
.Union Times. 19th.
Messrs. W. A. McSwain and R. M.
'Werts, vice president and special
representative, respectively, of the
Security Loan and Investment comn
pi,ny, of Newberry, spent Thursday in
*Saluda.-Saluda Standard, 18th.
Messrs. Geo. S. Mower, F. H.
Dominick and Ellis Williamson at
tended the Shriners gathering in
charleston last week. Mr. Robert
Norris accompanied them as a can
~didate, and was admitted to the order.
Mr. J. D. Wheeler was able to be
down to his place of business on last
Thursday. but is not able to -walk yet,
haying to use his invalid's chair. His
friends hope for a faster improvement
*now as he is on the road to recovery
sof his broken leg.
Miss Sarah Merchant left Sunday
a. m. for her home in *Newberry.'and
-on Monday, Miss Marie Knight went
to her home in Summerville. These
two young ladies .ta.ught the McCoy
.schooL, and have left many friends'
who are grieved over their departure.
-Oswego cor. Sumter Herald, 19th.
Mrs. J. .H. H.armg, of Newberry, and
Mrs. J1. L. WVise. of Prosperity, are
members of thE. executive committee
of the Woman's Synodical Missionary
society of the Lutheran church of the
State, which committee meets in Co
lumbia today to arrange the program
fo0r the annual convention in the fall.
Dr-. Van Smith and Yrof. S. J. Der
kare the elected representatives
rom 'Newberry lodge. No. 75. K. of
ii'., -to thbe :grand lodge which convenes
today at noon in Columbia. Past Grand
Chancellor G-eo. S. Mower -and Chair
man of the Publication Board E. H.
Aull are also ~in attendanice.
Col. E. H. Aull, of Newberry, spent
-a few hours in Greenville yesterday
en route ,to h-is native city, after about
a week in Boston and other Northern
scities, in company with the remain
>ng members of the commission for
the State Hospital for the Insane. Mr.
Aull is editor and publisher of the
Newberry Herald and News, and has
a number of friends throughout this
.ectin-Greennie News. 22nd.
VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
Al indications point to a great
The Bachelor Maids will meet with
Miss Linda Welch Tuesday afternoon
at . o'clock.
Sheriff Sample and Deputy Wil
liams. of Newberry, captured several
quarts of "booze" in Saluda county
last week.-Saluda Standard, 18th.
The Fall of Troy will be repeated
at the Lavender Moving picture show
1,onight (Monday) in addition to a
Bible picture. new. The Fall of Troy
is fine. See it.
There will be a called meeting of
Drayton Rutherford chapter. U. D. C.,
at Mrs. Jno. M. K;aara s on Thursday
afternoon at 6.30 o'clock. Mrs. J. E.
Among the Newberry county grad
uates this year are Misses Elizabeth
Herbert and Eva Oxner, from Lander
college; Misses Emma Roger and
Ruth Smith, from Chicora.
Mr. John T. Cromer, city letter car
rier No. 1. has purchased a handsome
"4-11" Wagner motorcycle. It is one
of the latest 4-horsepower models.
French gray in color, and a 4 to 60
The class of 'OS, Newberry college,
will hold a reunion this commence
ment. There will be a banquet for
the members of the class. This class,,
numbering 31, is said to be the largest
in the history of the college.
At the e . ;he Hatton property
Thursday afternoon Mr. J. A. Mim
naugh held the first lucky number
ticket and drew $10 and the following
with $5 each: Col. D. A. Dickert. Mr.
T. Vigodsky and Leroy Motes.
The Rev. James D. linard, as presi
dent of synod, has accepted an invita
tion to deliver the address at the cor
nerstone laying of the Sunday school
building of Ebenezer church, Colum
bia, Wednesday at 6 p. m.
Miss Gertrude Simpson. of Prosper
ity, field secretary of the Woman's
Misionary anvention, South Carolina
synod, was present Sunday at St.
James and Beth Eden churches and,
Dr. T. W. Smith called Dr. A. B.
Knowlton and several trained nurses
from Columbia in a case of empyema,
following pneumonia, from which
Jesse Guin, the little son of Mr. and
Mrs. Brooks Guin, was suffering. The
operation was performed Sunday
night and the little ratient is doing
There are only two applicants for
the po.ition of clerk-carrier. As ap-'
plicatio,ns will not be accepted unless,
received on or before May 31, by Geo..
S. Donnell. secretary, civil service
board. Atlanta. Ga., it behooves all
w~ho intend applying to act TI once.
Applications will not be accepted at
ter May 31. Women are eligible for
Dr. J. M. Johnson took a prominent
-part in the Sunday evening service at
the New York 5th Avenue Baptist
bhurch speaking to the young people's
league on "The Duty of Health," In
the series on "Character Building."
This shw that Dr. Jlohnson is be-'
coming well known and making him
self felt in the great city. Taking
part in a big Baptist meeting shows
a good spirit in New York and in Dr.:
Johnson. he being a Lutheran and the.
sonl of Lutheran parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Meeting of County Farmers' Union.
The reigular monthly meeting of
the coun.ty union will be held on Sat
urday, Juhe 3, at 11 o'clock a. in.
There are some important matters left
over from the last meeting that should
receive our consideration at tis
meeting. We ur'e a full attendance,
not cmnily of delegates. but all members
who may wish to come. All are wel
J. B. O'Neall Holloway,1
County Secretary F. U.
Death of Mr. S. P. Long.
Mr. Simon Pickney Long died at*
about 1 o'clock Sunday morning and~
was buried on Sunday afternoon at 4
o'clock at Colony church cemetery,,
service by the Rev. .James D. Kinard.
Mr. Long was a member of Colony
church and was 57 years old. He
leaves a widow and ein.e children
six boys and three girls, besides two
brothers and two sisters-Messrs.
Hilliard and Abram Long. of the coun
ty, Mrs. Geo. W. Summer, of New
herry, and Mrs. J. Creighton Domin
ick, of Prosperity.
Colored Episcopal Mlissiont School.
The colored Episcopal Mission
school under the control of James S.
Daniel, will hold closi:ng exercises
Wednesday and Thursday evenings,.
followed by an excursion to Little
Mountain Friday morning, with be n
quet and! addresses.
ONE NEGRO KILLED AND
THREE OTHERS WOUNDED
NEGRO CHURCH SCENE OF A PIS
Negro's "Walking Into Society Meeting
With His Hat on Was Casus
Rocky Zion (colored) church. on
Mr. 1. Mc. Smith's place, just on the
Newberry side of the line between
Newberry and Laurens counties. was,
the scene of a bloody pistol battle
which raged for a few minutes on
Sunday afternoon. i.n which one negro
was killed. -and at least three others
more or less seriously wounded. An
inquest has been held over the dead
negro, but the details of the affair are
exceedingly hard to ascertain in any
The shooting was the result ot- a
fuss which started in the church,;
where a society meeting was beingl
held. when: Henry Baxter walkedI
into the meeting with his hat on, one
of the negroes taking offence at this:'
seeming lack of respect on Henry's
part. When the difficulty arose there
was a stampede to the grounds out
side, and a number of pistols were put
Henry Baxter, who had failed -to un
cover when he went into the meeting.
was killed. John Robinson was shot'
in the head. the bullet entering
through the ear, and his condition is
regarded as serious. Jim Workman
was shot in the right arm. A negro
woman. whose n-ame has not been
learned, was shot in the thigh. It is
thought there were possibly othersi
Verge Williams is said to be the
negro who started the difficulty with
Baxter in the church. When the ad
journment to the grounds was taken!
it is said that Ephraim Williams, a,
brother of Verge. secured Verge's pis
tol and ran up to Baxter firing, and
that Baxter returned the fire. By this
time there was a general fusilade in
.progress, with a number of negroes
Sheriff Buford went to the scene on
Sunday afternoon and returned Sun
day night with Ephraim Williams and
Jim Workman. These two negroes
had been arrested .by Mr. W. Pink;
Smith, and were teing 'held for him
when he arrived. Later bunday night
Deputy Sheriff Pop.? Buford arrested;
Jim Williams. on Mr. Ben Abrams'
place. Verge WiIll.Lam cauid not be'
found, and had not. been located yes
Coroner Felker also went to the
scene of the hilling on Sunday after-.
noon. and remained Sunday night and
Monday until the afternoon, doing
some hard work upon the case. He
held the inquest onl Monday. The ver
dict of the jury was to the effect that
Baxter came to his death by gun shot
wounds at the hands or Ephiraim Wil
Hams and Jim Wo'kman, with Verge
Williams as accessory.
This verdict, of course, does not
hold Jim Williams-, who was arrested
on Sunday night.
I:t is stated that there wads a big
gathering of Newberry and Laurens
negroes at the church. In a telephone
communication fromr Coroner Feliker
yesterday afternoon, the coroner stat
ed that it was difficult to ferret out.
the truith of the affair. With tne es
number of shotcs fired by the several
negroes participating and the confus
ion attending the irush of negroes from
the church, the witnesses of the affair
ax:e confused as to the facts, and it is
doubtful if all the facts can ever be.
brought to light.
In his investigations, which requir
ed a great deal of work,.-Coroner Fel
ker had the .assistance off Deputy
Sheriff -Pope Buford and of Mvagi.s
trate Dorroh and Constable Carey
Coroner Felker 'and Deputy Sheriff
Pope Buord returned to the city yes-'
Back From the Reunion.
Adjutan't M. M.. Buford and Messrs.
Jame's B. Reagiun, Levi Wheeler. John
Duckett and D. L4. Epting 'nave return
ed from the Corkfderate reunion in
Little Rock. They report a happy.
gathering of the veterans. Sheriff Bu
ford says they met many of their comn
rades whom they 'had not seen in
many years-some of them not since
the war. He was fortunate in meet-,
ng up withb many friends from many.
of the Southern States.
Mr. 1. A. McDowell attended the re
union. going from Little Rock to
Corinth to visit 'his brother. J. T. Mc
Mrs. E. P. Matthews and Miss.
Maude Grizza rd also 'accompanied the
party, going to visit relatives.
For a Hospital.
There will be a special called meet
ing of all the doctors in Newberry
county at 1 o'clock on Friday after-.
noon. May 263. at the office of Mower
& Pelh;im. to hear the re.port of the
THE EPWORTH LEAGUE.
Stonewall Jackson the Subject of Lit
erary Program--Delegates Uhos
en to State Conference.
The Epworth league of Central
church held a most interesting and in
structive mEeting on Friday evening,
the subject being Stonewall Jacksoa.
The exercises were conducted by Mrs.
R. D. Wright. who has chare of tne
literary department of the league, and
who always arranges very attractive
and helpful programs.
The program, which was well ren
dered,. and much enjoyed by those
present, was as follows:
Hymn-"Onward, Chritsian Sol
Prayer-Mr. Jas. F. Epting.
Scripture lesson, Timothy 4:6-8, by
Why the 10th of May is Memorial
Day in South Carolina-Master Harry
Thomas J. Jackson, biographical
sketch-Rev. M. L. Banks.
Gen. Gordon's estimate of Jackson
-Mrs. W.. W. Hornsby.
Incidents illustrating Jackson's
most conspicuous characteristic, hi-S
deep religious nature-Misses Dixon,
Daisy Cannon and Annie Herbert.
Clippings on Jackson were read by
Mrs. P. C. Gaillard and Misses Alice
Hornsby and Mary Wright.
His Last Words-Mrs. Wright.
Recitation. "His Last Words"
Miss Kate Adams.
Recitation-Misis Harriet Adams.
Quartette, "Scattering Flowers in
Ma-y"-Mrs. Gaillard. Rev. Mr. Banks,
Miss Lizzie Salter and Mr. Pierre Gail
Recitation. "The Blue and zhe Grey"
--Miss Mildred Abrams.
Duet-Misses Alice and Carrie Belle
After the literary program, Mr. FT%
ing. president of the league, rool
charge, and several matters of busi
ness came before the meeting.
Mrs. P. C. Gaillard was elected first
vice-president to take the place of
First Vice President C. L. Harris,
who has -moved to Ninety Six. Miss
Annie Herbert and Mr. Pierre Gail
lard, with Miss Katie Adams, as ajlter
nate, were elected to represent the
league at the State league conference,
to be held in Florence June 15-18.
After the business was disposed of,
the league was dismissed with the
On next Friday night Miss Annie
Herbert will conduct the service, and
her subjbet will be "Missions--Ou:r
Responsibility." Miss Herbert his
charge of the nmissionary departme~nt
o-f the league, and her meetings are
always very interesting.
The attendance last Friday night
was very good, and everyoody is al
ways cordially invited to come to the
league every Friday night.
MR. J. W. NORWOOD HERE.
Leading Banker and Financier of
Greenville on Visit to Mr. Jos.
Mr. J. W. Norwood, of Greenville,
spent Sunday and yesterday in New
berry with his cousin, Mr. Joseph E.
Norwood. Mr. J. W. Norwood is one
of the leading bankers and financiers
of South Carolina and of this section
f the country. The Norwood family
is a family of bankers and all of them
have been and are phenomenally suc
essful in their chosen profession. It
is characteri-stic of them that they
are public-spirited and their work is
onstructive, and they are valuable
ssets of the steveral communities in
which they are in the banking busi
RURAL LETTER CARRIERS.
Annual Meeting of Newberry County
Association to be Held at Pros
perity on May 30.
The a,nnual meeting of the Rural
Letter Carriers' association of New
berry county will be held at Prosper
ity May 30. at 11 o'clock a. m.
All the carriers of the county are
requested to be present. Officers will
e elected for the next year and dele
gates to the State convention will be
hosen and any other business will be
attended to that may come before the
onvention. There will be a free
barbecue dinner for the carriers.
Carriers cout out and enjoy the hos
pitality of Prosperity.
R. C. Counts,
W. G. Peterson, President.
P',aski Lodge. No. 20, 1. 0. 0. F.
Pulaski Lodge, No. 20, 1. 0. 0. F.,
vill meet in Klettner's hall Friday
uight, May 26, at 8 o'clock p. m. The
first degree to be conferred and other
mportant business to come before the
todge. Brothers please attend.
W. H. Hardeman.
W. G. Peterson. Noble Grand.
(. H. HIPP AND CHAS. P. BARRE I
AWARDED THE HONORS.
Subjects Assigned for Graduating Ora
tions-Oratorical and Declama
The program for the annual com
mencement of Newberry college, com
in,incing Sunday. June 4, is as fol
Sunday, June 4.
11 a. m.-Baccalaureate sermon by
Rev. L. B. Wolf, D. D., of Baltimore,
8.30 p. m.-Address before the Y. M.
A., by Rev. William Hoppe, of Sa
Monday, June 5.
10 a. m.-Soprhomre declamation
contest in Holland hall.
3 p. m.-Meeting of board of trus
tees in Holland hall.
8.30 p. m.-Junior oratorical con
Tuesday, June 6.
10 a. m.-Alumni address by Prof.
C. W. Welch, A. M., class of 1879, of
11 a. m.-Meeting of Alumni asso
8.30 p. m.-Address before literary
societies by Dr. Henry N. Snyder,
president of Wofford college, Spartan
Wednesday, June 7.
11 a. n -Graduating exercises.
Hipp and Barre Honor "Nen.
At the faculty meeting on Friday
afternoon first honor in the class of
1911 was awarded to Mr. Grady H.
Hipp, of Newberry, and second honorl
-to Mr. Charles P. Barre, of Prosper
ity. Mr. Hipp will, in accordance with
the prevailing custom, deliver the
valedictory and Mr. Barre the salu
tatory in the class day exercises on
Wednesday morning of commence
The faculty assigned subjects to the
A. B. graduates for orations, and at a
prelliminary contest to be held on;
June 1 will select four of these stud
ents who will deliver their orations
on commencement day. in addition to
the sa.lutatory and the valedictory.'
The subjects assigned the A. B. su
dents for orations are:
Miss Bernice Hoof-"School Days."
Robert W. Houseal-"Do the Fit
M. E. Roberts-"The Progress of
,the Palmetto State."
C. H. Kreps-"The Age and the Op-,
Miss Josie Paysinger--"The Sense
KMiss Rosalie Wheeler-"Mehr
W. G. Cobb-"Capable of Drud
N. B. Hendrix-"Disa.rmamnent."
G. E. Finck-"The Meaning of the
A. W. Spearman-"The Motor Age."
R. D. Wilson--"WhiteWaSh."
Junior Oratorical Contest.
One of the features- of commence
ment week which always stirs a great
deal of enthusiasm is the .iunior ora
torical contest on Monday night A
preliminary contest will be held on
We\dneday afternoon of next week to,
seect six me~mbers of the class to
compete for the gold medal. The jun
iors choose their own suojects for
Following ar~e the members oyf the
Sophomore class-four from each of
the two yo'ing men's literary societies1
of the college--who have' o,en. chosen
to compete for the declaimer's medal'
Ion Monday morning of commence
G. H. Ballentine (Prhenakosmian)
-The Soul of the Violin."
J. B. Ballentine (Phrenakosmian)-'
"Constantius and the Lion."
J. B. Paysinge'r (Excelsior) -"The
Old Actor's Story."
S. C. Paysinger (Phreinkosmfian)
'The Roman Sentinel."
W. A. Reiser (Excelsior)-"A Gold
D. L. Seckinger (Excelsior) -"Pro
. A. Shealy (Excelsior)-"The
C. M. Wilson (Phrenakosmiat)-i
"The Unknown Speaker."
Sale of Hatton Property.
The sale of the Hatton property on
TI. sd.ay result vi as follows: Lot
No. 1. sold to Atlanta party. who re
sold to the company, brought $295.I
Lot No. 2, to E. L. Bailes, for $345.
Lots Nos. 3 and 4. to B. 0. Epting, for
;4 each.: Resold to company. No.
5, house place -unsold. No. 6. to J. C.
Sample. $725. No. 7. to party from At
lanta and resold as first. $900. Nos.
8 and 9, to R. Caldwall, $305 each. No.
10 to Dr. J. W. Sharp, $255.
Now is the time to subscribe to The,
Imr.ta .a Nws, $1.50 per year. t
Good middling ..................
One Cent a Word. No
vertisement taken for 1
than 25 cents.
FOR SALE-Some very fine Dur
pigs from prize winning stock.
S. J. Suber, Sr., Strother, S. C.
HAPLEINE-Used with granula
sugar and water makes a delici
syrup at a cost.of only 13c.
quart. Try mapleine in pud
sances, cake icings, ice cream, ca
dies, etc. Ask your g.rocer for. it.
FOR RENT-One 5-room cottage,
Caldwell street. For terms apply to
McK. Hutchinson. 4-113t-ltaw.
[F YOU WANT a piano or organ call
on or write 0. V. Higgins the rep
resentative of The Malone Musik
House, of Columbia, and be convinco
ed that this old reliable house can
save you money. 4-28-1taw-tf.
STEINWAY, MEHLIN, BEHE BROS.,
Mathushier, Vose, Howard and a
number of other high grade pianos
all sold on easy payment plan b*Y
0. V. Higgins, Newberry, S. C., rep
resenting Malone Music House, of
of ;Columbia 4-28-1taw-tf.
BARBECUE-I Will give a barbecue
at Coppock's grove, near the power
house, on Saturday, June 3. A first
class barbecue dinner will be serv
ed. Geo. A. Long and B. R. Guinn. P
FOR SALE-Two milk cows with fAist
calves. For . further pairticulars
phone or call on A. L. Coleman, SU1
verstreet, R. F. D. No. 1.
FOR RENT-One 4-room cottage on
Nance street. Electric Hghts and
city water. Rent reasoncable. Ap
ply to T. M. Sanders. 5-12-f-tf.
LOST-On evening of Monday, May 1,
a diamond brooch containing sev'en
diamonds and 42 pearls, somewhere.
on Nance street between Mrs. Hafr e
millinery store and residence. Lib
eral rewagd paid for return to Mrs.
Emma Hair. 5-5-ti
KIUSIC PUPILS-I would be glad to
have a limited number of music
pupils to begin at any time. Any
one interested will please confer~
with me. Mrs. S. B. Jones.
Now is the time to subscribe to The
representing the Aetna Life Insur
ance Company, and would be pleas
ed to explain our polices to thosa
desiring insurance. Insurance fur
nished by the Aetna is at the lowest
possible cost, which absolute safety
can warrant. Office old PostoffRe
Building. W. W. Cromer. 3-17+8'
AUTOMOBILES for hire. Rates rea
sonable. 'Phone 98. C. W. Fant.
BOONE COUNTY white corn at $1 per*
-peck. Big Boll Triumph cotton, $1
per bushel. Yields 38 per cent. lint.
A. D. Hudson, Newberry, R. F. D. 1.
EAVE YOUR HORSE and mule clip
ped at Dr. Sharp's Veterinary hos
pital. Prices reasonable. Work
guaranteed. Corner McKibben and
Friend streets. Residence phone
316. Office phone 316. 3-7-tf
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Take a 30 days practical course'
our well equipped machine sho
and learn the automobile busines
and accept good positions. Char
lotte Auto School, Charlotte, N. C
WANTED-Young men and ladies to
learn telegraphy. We are recoiving
more calls for our graduates than
we can supply. Charlottes Telegra
phy School, Charlotte, N. C. 3-T-tf.
~UST arrived, a carload of heart and
sap shingles. Langford & Buz
IET YOUR GLASSES from Dr. G. W.
Connor, a graduate of the larg
optical college in the world
Northern Illinois College of Cii
Dr. Connor is located perman
in Newberry, gives both the
tive and sub.iective tests by el
ity and guarantees his work.
The Herald and News-the r.
hat giv~es the news while it is news.