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Movements of Many People, New.
6errians and Those Who Visit
Mrs. J. A. Burton has returned from
Dr. J. Gilliam Johnson, of Chester,
was in Newberry this week.
Mr. E. B. Kibler has changed his
postoffice address from Prosperity to
Miss Marguerite Cromer has beeni
reelected to teach in the Sumter city
Miss Minnie Gist, of Newberry, is
visiting friends in the city.-Spartan
burg Journal. 30th.
Scores of people will enjoy their va
,ations in Newberry Chautauqua!.
Mr. W. A. McSwain attended the an
na! mecting in Columbia of the Soutn
'Carolina Fire Agents' association.
Mr. Hugh Senn has returned from
the Charleston Medrcal college, as a
Mr. Robert Davis is home from the
S. C. C. I. at Edgefield. Also is I. M.
Smith, Jr., of Kinards.
Dr. Jerome Bruce left yesterday for
Charlotte to visit his sister, Mrs
Mrs. R. E. Sims has returned to her
home in Chester after spending some
time with Mrs. F. Z. Wilson.
Mr. J. M. Counts announces that he
will give a barbecue at his residence
the 4th of July.
Mrs. J. N. Stone. of Nashville, is on
-a visit to her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
H. H. Evans.
Miss Florence Bowman has return
,ed from an extended visit to her sis
Ter, Mrs. Geo. C. Walter. in Birming
Mr. J. Z. Adams was suddenly call
ed to Newberry Sunday to the bed
side of his daughter, who is very ill.
-Leesville News. 31st.
Messrs. Everett Evans and Guy
'Brown are home from the Georgia
Military academy, Mr. Brown having
-completed the course.
Miss' Kate McClanahan left Satur
day for Whitmire, S. C., where she
has accepted a position in a store.
~Westminster cor. Keowee Courier,
Miss Minnie Salter, teacher in ti'
~graded school at Latona. Fla., is at
'htome for the vacation, after a visit:
of tw weeks to her sister, Mrs. E. C.
'Witt. at .Leesville.
Among those not mentioned as hav
Ing returned last week from Unicora
.*college were Misses Elizabeth Fant.
'of Silverstreet, and Adele Fellers, of:
Mr. Jchn Keifer Wicker, having
~completed his second year in the
anediical department of Tulane uni-'
'v'ersity. New Orleans, came home last
'Week for the summer.
Congressman Wyatt Aiken ,writes
M[r. William Johnson that he accepts
his invitation for Chautauqua. Con
gressm.an A. Frank Lever regrets that
hecan not come.
Messrs. McCo'ugan and Bozeman, of.
the home office at Newbern, N. C.,
pepsi-cola company. were in Newber
Try last week renewing the wall dec
orations for the local trade.
Mrs. J. M. Kibler is in Lynchburg,
'Va., attending the commencement ex
-ercises at Randolph-Macon college,
her daughter. Miss Bessie Kibler, be-1
2ng a graduate this week.
Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Martin and Mr.
'Martin's mother. all of Newberry, are
'visiting at the home of Mr. M. J. Ow
2ngs, West Main street.-Laurens Ad
The Sunday school of the First Bap
list church will meet on next Sunday~
*morning a.t 9.30 instead of 10.30. The:
services will be short, giving all plon
ty of time to attend the commence
Miss Sara White returned to CLinton
On~ Wednesday after a visit to her:
aparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. White.
*She 'has accepted a position as sten-:
ographer at the C., N. & L. depot at~
Beginning Sunday ana ending
Tufesday .is the commencement at
~Winthrop". In the graduating class
are Missres 'Clara Gibson and Fannie
IIolloway, of Newberry, and Miss Wil
lie Mae Wise, of Prosperity.
Miss Mary Wright, of Newberry. who
-so satisfactorily filled the position of
-assistant teacher in the Delmar C. I.
last term. has accepted the same posi-,
Wion .for the nert term.-Delmar cor.!
M*esville News. 31st.
Miss Adeline Johnstone of Newber
ry. will gdi to Europe this summer
-with the party of which Miss Minnie
'..3e e ofCnverse college, is chaperon.
rhey will sail from New York .June
12.-Spartanburg Journal, 30th.
Mr. Harold R. S. Shealy, who has
Deen clerking for Dr. Van Smith, has
Kone to Walterboro to accept a sIm
iar position in a drug store at that
place. His former position at Dr.
Smith's will be filled by Mr. Robert
A. C. Jones and family, of Newber
ry, will make Spartanburg their home
in the near future. They have pur-Ii
::hased a home here. They will spend 1
the summer, however, in Henderson- I
ville, returning to Spartanburg in the
rall.-Spartanburg Journal, 30th. I
Mrs. Stephen Prevost and children,
Df Columbia. and little Misses Virginia
ind Frances Marshall and brother Joe,
:>f Anderson, attended the birthday
party of little Miss Delma Bailes, 7
years old, at Mr. and Mrs. E. L.
Bailes's last week.
Mr. C. E. Summer and Miss Agnes 1
Summer went to Columbia Wednes
lay to be present at the graduation of
Miss Ruby Summer at the College for 1
Women. Miss Annie Green, of Spar
-anburg, attended the exercises, after
visisting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.
Mr. Jno. B. Humbert and family, en
route to Anderson, stopped over for
a. r days last week with his father,
,af. Humbert. Mr. Humbert has ac
:epted a position with the Orr Cotton
mill, where he goes to take up his
ork Monday, from Whitmire.
Princeton cor. Laurens Advertiser.
Under date of May 29 Mr. W. G.
Peterson received a post card on his
route. No. 1. which read as follows:
"Dear Uncle Peter: You must stop
and take dinner with us next Friday.
Will be 8 years old. Your loving ut
tle friend, Simeon Longshore." Of
ourse "Uncle Pete" stopped and took
dinner. He appreciated and enjoyed
the invitation and the stop and the::
The Smith family is about to estab
lish an office holding trust in this
State. One of them is a Lnited States
senator, another is lieutenant gover
nor, another is speaker of the house,
and still apoer .has just captured
the federal jfTgeship.-Anderson Mail.
Newberry is' the great Smith county.:
She has lots of rich. prominent and
influential Smiths. They are so num
erous they fill all walks in life. There
are farmers. doctors, druggists and
VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
Picnics are now going the rounds.
Great preparations are making for
The County Farmers' union in the
court 'house Saturday, 11 o'clock.
After 47 days with 26-100 of an inch
of rain Newberry was treated Wed-'
nesday evening to a generous rainfall.
-Mrs. Elvira Gardner, who died in
Charlotte last week, was a sister of
Mrs. Geo. W. Pearson, of Newberry.
Regular services will be held at
Beth Eden next Sunday at 11 a. mn.,,
and at St. James at 4 p. mn. Preaching!
by the pastor, Rev. James D. Kinard.
Tom Jones pleaded guil:ty in may
or's court Tuesday morning 4io the
charge of transporting liquoy and
paid the fine of $10 imposed.
A package of laundry was ieit in tne
lobby of the postoffice Thursday morn
ing which the owner may have by
calling at the postoffice.
Now that the long delayed rain has
at last arrived, the ladies are looking
forward with greater pleasure to corn
The fire company $roved its effi-i
ciency and its ability to work hard
under difficulties in hot weather at
the Central church fir.
The members of the Methodist
church are not being dismayed by
their misfortune. They are bravely
Everybody is interested in the corn
ing Chautauqua celebration. The'
girls are chatting Chautauquarih
In the mayor's court Wednesday
Richard Williams for fighting his wife,
was given the privilege of either pay
ing $15 or joining the chaingang for
30 days. He settled.
Harrison Bruster, colored, of
Winnsboro, was arrested in this coun
ty Wednesday by Deputy Sheriff Pope
L. Buford. Bruster is charged with
violation of agricultural contract.
The last meeting of the Drayton
Rutherford chapter. U. D. C.. will be
held with Mrs. John K. Aull next
Tuesday afternoon at 5 o'clock. A,
full attendance of members is desired.;
Mr. 0. B. Graham asks The Herald
and News to announce that there will
be a picnic at Mt. Pleasant church
Saturday, June 3, to which the pub
lic will be invited.
Under the management of Mr. H.
A. mitard th pepni-oia plant inI
\iewberry has so increased its volume
)f business they have installed a new
3rowning machine and made other im
The members of the Drayton Ruth
?rford chapter, U. D. C., and the Calvin
,rozier chapter. U. D. C., will please
neet in the lower hall at the high
;chool building Saturday morning at
They 'have finished counting the
,nail at the Newberry postoffice. The
;otal number of pieces handled for the
3ity from May 1 to May 31 was 147,
)48, of which the incoming pieces
iumbered 89.833 and the outgoing 58.
115. This does not include the R. F.
Bob Porterfield is in the toils again
or his old tricks revived. Wednesday
:he mayor sentenced him to pay a fine
>f $50 or to serve 60 days on the
%harge of storing liquor. There were
wo indictments against him. and the
yourt -imposed on him $25 or 30 days
.ach. Up to notice Bob hasn't paid
)r been paid out.
In Magistrate J. C. Sample's court a
railroad case was tried, suit brought
)y Reid & Chapman for goods dam
iged in the depot at Old Town by fire
ast year. The suit was for $50.88.
rhe case resulted in a mistrial. The
jury was composed of Messrs. Will
ind Richard Swittenberg, W. A. Hill
Lnd Frank Sligh.
After the up train passed Colony
,hurch Monday morning the church
rove was found to be burning, the
Ire having spread from the railroad .
the grove. supposedly caused by
parks from the engine. A damaging
ire was averted. And on the same
lay Cannon Creek church was in dan
ger from a forest fire which caught
rom a saw mill.
The Lydia graded school closed Fri..
lay night, giving an interesting exhi
)ition at the church building. A large
:rowd attended. all enjoying the exer
,ises immensely. Mrs. Oxner and Miss
Bennett, teacher and assistant, de
serve much praise for their good
work in the sc.hool the past session.
ifrs. Oxner left Saturday for Newber
ry, where she will spend the summer.
-Clinton Chronicle, 1st.
Speaking of Prof. S. J. Derrick's
address at the commencement exer.
ises of the Chapin graded school, the
local correspondent of the Leesville
News says: "H is speech was a gem. of
thought and a wide field of informa
tion. He pictured to the graduating
class what it meant to graduate and
their d.uties in life and what was ex
pected of them. Every on.e present
e,njoyed Prof. Derfrick's speech, we
had only one fault that was he quit too
.THE 1%EWBERRY HOT EL.
Mr. Haskell Wright Retires-Mr. C. P.
Pelham Will Continue-One of
Best Hotels in State.
Mr. Charles P. Pelham has bought
out Mr. Haskell Wright and will con
tinue the tianagement of the Newber
ry hotel. .
Mr. Wright' retired from the firm on
account of his health. He expects .to
rest for a few months and take out
These young men have so managed
the hotel that it is now one of the
best hotels in this State. Mr. Pelham
expects to secure within the next few
months an experienced hotel man to
assist him in the management, and
in the meantime will keep the hotel
up to its high standard in every de
partment. For the present Mr. Guy
Brown will be in the office with Mr.
Peham and the traveling public may
expect the very best of attention and
the hotel will carry the best that the
Mr. Pelham will keep on sale at
the hotel all the leading newspapers
THE LAVEN'DER SHOWS.
"T1he Passion Play" to be Presented in
the Old Court House Saturday
Manager Lavender will 'present in
'his moving picture show in the old
court house on Saturday and Monday
the renowned "Passion Play." Every
Christian man, woman and child in
Newberry will be delighted to know
'that this play. gifing complete, in
motion pictures, the life of Christ,
from His birth to His crucifixion, is
to be seen here. This picture is a
beautiful hand-colored one, ana gives
every detail of the story. It is espe
cially educational to 'the children, giv
ing them a clear anc simple insighit
into the life of Christ, a Bible lesson
they will never forget.
Manager Lavender is conducting
one of the best attractions ever con
tinued for any length of time in New
berry, and deserves support. He has
been puxblic spirited and generous, and
in line with the spirit which he has
anifeste .since he has bhen in New
RURAL LETTER CARRIERS
HOLD ANNUAL MEETING
W. S. SEYBT CHOSEN PRESIDENT
Delegates to State Association-Reso
lution as to Supervisor's
The election of officers for the er.
suing year and of delegates to the
approaching State convention; the
adoption of a resolution opposing the
present plan of electing a county su
pervisor, and urging that the office be'
appointive and the officer a civil en
gineer. the officer as now elected be
ing retained. but simply to do the
clerical work; the appointment of
necessary committees; splendid ad
dresses and a fine j-rbecue dinner,
were among the features of the busy
meeting of the Rural Letter Carriers'
association of Newberry county, held
at Prosperity on Tuesday.
The minutes of Secretary W. G. Pet
erson fully and cle-,ys state the va
rious matters disposed of by the meet
ing-including the dinner.
Secretary Peterson's minutes are as
The Rural Letter Carriers' associa
tion of Newberry county met in an
nual session at Prosperity, S. -C., May
30, at 11 o'clock a. m., President R.
C. Counts, presiding.
Dr. Hunter made the address of
welcome, and gave a splendid talk on
good roads. Mr. Moore also gave us
an address on good roads.
Messrs. Devore and Wicker made
a verbal report on the meeting of the
The dues' for the next year are as
follows: National. 75 cents; State, 25
cents; county, 50 cents.
The election of officers resulted 4s
President-W. S. Seybt.
Vice-president-M. D. Sheppard.
Secretary and Treasurer-W. G. Pet
Executive Committee-R. C. Counts,
John Buzhardt and Joe B. Hartman.
The following were elected dele
gates to the State convention: Joe B.
Hartman, W. H. Eddy, W. G. Peter
son and Eugene Hitt.
Alternates-J. M. Kempson, Yancy
Dickert, John Buzhardt and W. S.
T. E. Wicker offered the following
IResolved, That we are opposed to
the present plan of electing the county
supervisor. We think 'this officer
should be appointed, and thnat he
should -be a civil engineer.
This was discussed and finally
adopted. Mr. Wicker's idea is not to
do away 'with the supervigor, but elect
him, as is done now, and let him do
the clerical work of -the office, and to
appoint a civil enginwr 'o taa~e en
'tire charge of the work on the roads
IBrother F. P. Devore reported that
Ithe association was about $40 in debt.
On account of State meeting at New
berry -last year, and. the following
rothers wIere appointed to try to
raise the funds necemary to pay up
the claims: Slighs, J. M. Kempson;
Pomaria, W. S. Seybt; Prosperity, S.
B. Hawkins:; Newberry, F. P. Devore;
Silverstreet, M. D. Sheppard; Kin
ards. Eu gene Hitt; Ohappells, Broth
er Connelly; Whitmire, McD. Metts;
Blairs, Brother Henderson.
The association were the guests of
the commercial league and local car
riers, and were given a splendid bar
becue dinner, which 'was enjoyed by
Iall the carriers. Brother Moore, of
the State Publishing company set the
carriers up to cigars.
After dinner the carriers met agair.
nd listeged to a splendid speech by
Dr. C. T. Wyche <,n education and
Iroad sense. The speech was a good
one and was enjoyed by the carriers.
The following resolution was pass
ed by a unanimous vote:
Resolved, That the thanks of the
Rural Letter Carriers' association of
Newberry county be extended to Dr.
Hunter, the commercial league and the
local carriers, and to all the citizens
of Prosperity, who so heartily enter
tained us on that day.
The association then adjourned to
meet at the call of the preeMent. or
to met in the annual session, May 30,
1912, at Newberry.
W. G. Peterson,
After commencement comes Chau
tauqua. Cheer up.
berry is his announcement that at a
date in the near future he will give a
certain per cent. of his receipts to the
Central Methodist church committee
of ladies who will raise the money to
cover the loss by fire on furniture and
fixtures in the church. which were not
overed by the insurane on the hnud
* SOCIAL. *
* * * * * * * * * * *I
Mrs. F. Louise Mayes, of Green
ville. State regent of the D. A. R.'s is
the guest of Mrs. 0. B. Mayer on Main
street. She made a most delightful
talk to the Jasper chapter at their
meeting Thursday afternoon.
Mrs. E. H. Kibler entertained at
cards Monday afternoon complimen
tary to Mrs. J. N. Stone. of Nashville,
Tenn. Four tables were arranged for
progressive whist and the games prov
ed most enjoyable. Cold punch was
served during the intervals of the
game and afterwards an ice course.
Those? enjoying Mrs. Kibler's hospital
ity were Misses Mary Nance Fair, Eli
zabeth Dominick, Juanita Evans, Wil
lie Jones, Lent Jones, Martha John
stone, Cora Dominick, Genevieve Ev
ans, Adeline Johnstone, Sarah Hou
seal, Marguerite Cromer, Mazie Dom
inick and Mesdames Stone, Joseph
Hunter, Eskridge, Ellesor, Thos.
Johnstone and R. H. Wright.
The Tuesday Morning Bridge club
was entertained this week by Mrs. W.
H. Carwile. Just two tables of players
enjoyed this fascinating game, after
v.hich ice cream and cake were serv
ed. These present were: Misses Lint
Jones, Mary Nance Fair, Louise Jones.
Willie Jones and Mesdames W. H.
Carwile, Milne, Lambert Jones and
J. E. Norwood.
Mrs. Juo. K. Aull was hostess for
tbe Wednesday Afternoon club this
week. Artistic dra *ings of flowers
were )in-nei about the rooms and for
her skill in guessing the names rep
e'ented by Ihc drawing, Miss Sar.Oi
R obinson re'. eived the. prize, 'a be.t:
tiful hat ii Delightful refr.sh
riients were served the followit:g
guests: Miqcs Sarah Robinson, Lint
Jones. Willie Jones, Genevieve Evans.
Anita Dav'con. Elizabeth DomI':ck.
Sarah Houseal and Mesdames D)
ega. Stone. Qchenck, Eskridge, Bov
leston and *Terman Wright.
Much of the interest of the* we_k
centered in the Woman's club enter
tainment at the beautiful colonial
home of Mrs. L. W. F'loyd Thursday
afternon. It was one of the loveliest
affairs of the season. .On the porch
where sandwiches and tea were serv
ed the decoratiofis were'fiowers of the
club's colors, dark purple clematis and
lavender sweet peas. The library was
fairly 'ablaze with brilliant colored
nasturtiums. and receptic nhall and
parlor were white and green. Mrs.
Floyd received the guests at the door,
and the p-resident of the club, Mrs. W.
H. Hunt, -presided most gracefully. At
the roll call each member responded
with a quotation about Italy. Mrs.
Hunt then in a few words sketched
the work of the cluib for next year,
Mesdames Setzler and Qonnor tbhen
rendered an instrumental duet. The
talk of Dr. Harms, which followed
this, was most interesting, ,and in
structive. He chose as his theme the
ministry of books, and his words
struck a responsive chord in all pres
enL. After hbis talk Miss. Margaret
Burton delightfully rendered a piano
selection, and Mrs. Connor most ex
quisitely a vocal selection. Each
member of the club was accompanied
by one guest, as this is- to be the last
meeting of the club this season.
The Emery circle was delightfully
entertained by Mrs. Jno. M. Kinard
Friday morning. A th.ree course lun
cheon was served; during the courses
each guest read her pet hobby written
in rhyme, and each member of the
club received a post card from two
Mrs. T. C. Pool entertained a few
friends in a delightfully informal way
Friday lt6rnoon in honor of Mrs. R
E. Simms, of Chester.
The following is the program of the
memorial exercises to be 'held in the
high schoof auditorium on the anni
versary <lf the birth of Jefferson Davis,
Saturday morning, June 3, at 11
Master of cerem6nies-Maj. J. F. 'J.
Prelude, "Dixie," by the D. A.
Dickert chapter, Children of the Con
Prayer-Dr. A. J. Bowers
Scripture Reading-Rev. Edw. Ful
Music vocal duet-Rev. 'and Mrs. M.
Talk. "Jefferson Davls"-Dr. Geo.
Music,, vocal solo with violin obli
1gato-Miss Mabel Williamson.
Bestowal of crosses of honor.
Presentation of picture of Jeffers.on
Davis to the high school by the Dray
ton Rutherford chapter, U. D. C.
Benediction by Rev. G. A. Wright.
Csss of honr hae been apnHeSd
for by the following veterans:
J. W. Boozer, T. W. Davis, M. W.
Dickert. G. M. Ellesor. Rob T. Hut
chinson. J. N. Koon, Benj. Lovelace, D.
A. Richardson. W. H. Setzler, A. C.
Welch. J. L. Werts. W. W. Johnson and
J. W. Wright.
The Daughters of the Confederacy
*xtend a cordial invitation to the fz
culty of the college and students, the
graded schoolCofficials and pupils and
the public generally to attend the ex
Good middling ..................15%..
One Cent a Word. No a
vertisement taken for. ess
than 25 cents.
CAR LOAD BUGGIES-Just in. Steel
and rubber tires at prices unheard
of in this market before. Take ad
vantage of this and buy quick. E.
M. Evans & Co. 6-2-tf
BARBECUE-I will give a barblecue
at my residence on July 4. I will
sell meal and hash 11.30. J. M.a
A GOOD McCOR3ICK grain barves
ter, used a little. Will sell cheap. 3.
W. White. o-26-2t
PEAS FOR SALE-$2 per bushel. A.
P. Boozer & Co. 5-26-2t-f
IF YOU WANT a piano or organ cal
on or write 0. V. Higgins he rep-.
resentative of The Malone\ Music
House, of Columbia, and be convin
ed that this old reliable house can
save you money. 4-28-taw-tf.
STEINWAY, MEHIN, BEHRE BBWi%
Mathusbiler, Vose, Howard anda
number of other high grade piano
all sold on easy payment laa b
0. V. Higgins, Newberry, S. c. rep.Z.
resenting Malone Music House, of
of Columbia 4-28-1tawLf
BARBECUE-I Will give a barbecue
.at Coppock's grove, neear the power
~house, on Satu.rday, June 3. A first
class barbecue dinner will be serv
ed. Geo. A. Long and B. R. Guinn
FOR SALE-Two milk cows with firaj
calves. For further particulars
phone or call on A. L Coleman, Sil
verstreet, R. F. D. No. 1.
FOR RENT-One 4-room cottage on:
Nance street. Electric lights andj
city water. Rent reasonable. Ap
ply to T. M. Sander's. '5-12-f-tf.
LOST-On evening of Monday, May 1
a diamond brooch containing ssva
diamonds and 42 pearls, somewhere
on Nance street between Mrs. Hair's.
millinery store and residence. Lib
peral r;eward paild for return to Mrs
Emma Hair. . 5
MUSIC PUPILS-..I would be glad to.
have a limited unmber' of masto
pupils to begin .-at any time Any
one interested will please confer
with me. Mrs. S. B. Jones.
BOONE COUNTY .white corn at $1 per
peck. Big Boll Triumph cotton, $1
per bushel yields 38 per cent, listl
A. D. Hudson, Newberry, RL. F. B.I.
HAVE YOUR HORSE and mule cli
ped at Dr. Sharp's Veterinary hoe
pital. Prices reasonable. Work
guaranteed. Corner McKibben and
Friend streets. Residence phone
316. Office phone 316. 3-7-tf.1
LEARN AUTOMOBILE BUSINESS-'
Take a 30 days practical course in
our well equipped machine shops
and learn the automobile business
and accept good positions. Char .~
lotte Auto School, Charlotte, N. C.
WANTED-Young men and ladles ti
learn telegraphy. We are reedYliig
more calls for our graduates than
we can supply. Charlotte Teegra
phy School, Charlotte, N. C. 3- .-tf.
JUST arrived, a carload of heart and
sap shingles. Langford & Buz-'
GET YOUR GLASSES from Dr. G. W.
Connor, a graduate of the largest
optical college in thie world-the
Northern Illinois Oollege of Cicago.4
Dr. Connor is located permnendy
in Newberry, gives both the objec
tive and subjective tests by electrie
ity and guare.ntee his work.
Now is the ine to subscribe
Hel and News. $1.50 a