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Movements of Many People, New
berrians and Those Who Visit
Mrs. M. L. Spearman and little son,
Laurens, are visiting in Chester.
Miss Helen Zimmerman, of Colum
"bia, is visiting Mrs. J. H. Wicker.
Mrs. A. T. Br-own has gone to Hen
Mrs. Edw. Fulenwider and children
are at Mt. Pleasant, N. C.
Mr. J. Wilson Gibbes, of Columbia,
was in Newberry yesterday.
Governor Blease was in the city a
short while Wednesday on his return
to Columbia from Pendleton.
Constable T. G. Williams came .over
from Saluda to attend court here this
Mr. and Mrs. James H. Gaillard. of
Columbia, are visiting his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. J. Harvey Gaillard.
Dr. P. G. Ellesor attended the meet
ing of the State board of medical di
'rectors in Columbia this week.
Mr. Aumerle SchuMpert and family,
of Columbia, spent yesterday with his
mother, Mrs. O'. L. Schumpert.
Mrs. Lonnie Dickert and Master
Herman have gone to Danville, Va.,
on a two or three weeks' visit.
Miss Renna Reeder and Mr. Ray
]Mond Reeder are visiting relatives in
Xrs. C. W. Shealy and two children,
of Columbia, and Mr. W. F. Suber, of
Pomaria, are visiting Mr. and Mrs. J.
Mr. and Mrs. Jno. M. Kinard and
'Miss Mary Carwile Buirton attended
the Tompkins-Henderson wedding at
.Ninety Six on Wednesday.
.\Mr.. and Mrs. Ligon Hook, of New
berry, are spending a few -days here
-with relatives and friends.-Irene-cor.
exington Dispatch, 14th.
Miss. Ida Epting, of Newberry, is
spending several days with Miss Ruth
Cato.-Ridge Spring cor. Johnston
Mrs. D. D. Wallace and children
left today for Newberry, where they
will spend some time wit)i Dr. Wal
lace's mother.-Spartanburg Journal,
Mrs. Louise Rod,elsperger, ofa Nash
ville, Tenn., is visiting her son, Ald-1
'rma~n E. L. Rodelsperger. The many
friends of this former Newberry lady
are glad to see her again.
Mr. Frank Bishop, of Laurens, was
in the city Wednesday. He is a for..
imer Newberry boy, but bretter known
to Helena in his younger days, when
bie was courting Miss Maggie Jones,
wohshelped him to a.id materially
.in:the .growt'a of Laurens.
3tessTrs. L. W. Floyd and M. A. Cole
u'an attended the meeting of the State
board of -equalization in Columbia
-this week. Mr. Coleman, who repre
-sents Saluda county on the board, was
.placed on the committee on cotton
- Mnes Kate Adams and Annie Her
~ ert are the delegates from the Ep
worth league of Central church to the'
State convention at Florence next
week. Mr. James F. Epting and Miss
Lucy Epps wil also take part in the
SIn addition to the two Clemson grad
mates, Mr. B. P. Fol-k, of Pomaria, and
Mr. W N. Henderson, of Blairs, the
'o2Rowing students of' the college re
turned home this week: Messrs.; J. A.
* Berley, W. W. Herbert, O'Neall Ja
c 4obs, Benson M. Jones, J. A. Singley
-and J. M. Smith.
* Mr. John Blats, after an absence of
'17 years, is in th4 city, having been
'called liere on account of the critical
huetiss of is sister, Mrs. Mary Horas
by. Many years ago Mr. Blats was a
printer in Newberry, and 17 years ago
he visited his old home He is still
connected with the Atlanta Constitu
tion. iHis old friends are glad to see
* 1k MRIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
~There 'will be a special meeting of
Pu-las'ki "lodge tonight, Friday.
-Mr.. H. H. Haltiwanger, a native of
%Chapin and graduate of Newberry col
lege, has been elected principal of the
The Home Mission society of Cen
tral Methodist church will meet Tues
'day evening, June 20, at 5 o'clock, in
the church parlors.
The body of Mrs. M. L. Pilgrim was
-carried to Laurens Tuesday. Mrs. Pil
grim died Monday night at the hoim
of her son-in-law, Mr. Comnpton, a
On one and one-fifth acres Mr. A. A
Cleland raised 42 1-2 bushels of wheat
On 20 acres Mr. Clarence Smith mad
:2 uhl otear.O 0ar
- m; anhein to the acre. On 50 acre
Mr. E. M. Evans made 1,500 bushels
At the annual meeting of the Soutl
ern textile association to be held in
Greenville on July 1, Superintendent
W. A. Price, of the Mollohon mill, is
on the program for a paper on "The
The editor hereby acknowledges re
ceipt of a beautiful post card from
Mr. J. B. Cooley, picture representing
scenery "on the road to Camp Keith
ley. Mindanao, Philippines." The
pleasant remarks of the sender are
Cards have been received here an
nouncing the approaching marriage
of Miss Erwin Josephine Werber to
Mr. Ralph Hoyt Case. The bride-elect
is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred
erick Werber, Jr. The marriage will
take place on the evening of the 27th
instant, at "Werberwing Berwyn, Md.
Miss Mary Burton delighted all with
her pungent and witty remarks to
The Men. Miss Burton's vivacity
charmed the entire company. She
closed her rqmarks with a beautiful
tribute to Miss Judson.-Greenville
News report of banquet at Greenville
Female college last week.
Mrs. M. Q. Chappell found on her
premises a curiosity in the egg line.
It was an egg within an egg. A per
fectly formed egg, whole yelk and
white natural in the shell, was en
closed within another shell complete
shape and everything like an egg ex
cept that its only contents was the
egg within it.
The folks "down to Newberry" are
counting on entertaining in their usu
al hospitable style, all the people who
can possibly scrape up the time and
money to attend. It can be safely
said that only those who are thus
handicappe will stay away for every
body will be anxious *to be on hand.
The following barbecues are adver
tised in The Herald and News: June
21, by Geo. A. Long and B. R. Guin,
at Newberry. July 4, by J. M. Counts,
at home. Same day, at Pomaria, by
new church . committee. July 22, by
B. M. Suber and 0. A. Felker, at the
old J. A. Cromer place. On June 21,
Mr. J. M. Coimts will give a barbecue
at his residence.
Carrier W. H. Eddy reports We
there is in this county a calf with
horns on each hoof, He saJs that
some people will be hard to nmake be
lieve th'is, but he can prove it. The
owner wanted to sell the calf for
beef, but Mr. Eddy says his advice wa
to hold the calf for a drawing card
that anybd'dy would pay 5 or 10 cents
to see a cow with horns on all four
Death of Mr. Jno.'S. Fair.
Mr. Jno. S. Fair died at his home in
Ckebury Thursday morning, aged
58 years. Mr.' Fair was a native of
Newberry, and son of the late Col.
Simeon Fair, and brother of Mrs. Y.
J. Pope and Col. Win. Y. Fair. For 24
years, he was clerk and treasurer of
the city council of Newbeirry, but ow
ing to bad health he went some years
ago to Cokesbury. He has been a
great sufferer for a great number of
He is survived by his widow, two
daughters and two sons, Simeon Fair,
Herndon Fair, Mrs. Gaines, of Green
wood, and Miss Lily Fair.
Interment will be hiad at Rosemont
cemetery Friday afternoon at 6
o'clock. The remains will arrive in
Newberry at 12 o'clock and will be
taken to the home of Col. W. Y. Fair,
from which the funeml will be con
* IN MEItORIAM. *
* - -*
* Young John Pope. *
The Hon. Y. J. Pope, late chief ju.s
tice of the State of South Carolina,
was at the time of his death and had
been for many years, a member of
the board of trustees of Newberry
college. His interest in the coll'ege
was deep and unwavering and his
wise counsel and valuable services
were given to it regularly and ungrud
gingly. A genial and unselfish gen
tleman, a friend of the young, and de
voted to the cause of education, aga
lant and faithful soldier; a distin
guish jurist, a 2Christian patriot, he ex
emplified the high virtues of manhood
and citizenship, and served his gen
eration faithfully and well.
Resolved, That the board of trus
tees of Newberry college, with a keet
sense of loss, records its grateful ap
preciation of the worth and the dis
tinguished services of Judge Pope an<
directs a page of its minutes to be in
scribed to his memory.
Resolved, That the secretary be in
structed to send a copy of these resc
lutions to the bereaved family, an'
that they be published in the count
Will Close Stores During Lectures of
Hobson and Bryan-Route for
the Trades Display.
The merchants of Newberry have
entered into Chautauqua week with
!an interest and an enthusiasm which
assures its success, and will make it
an event in the annals of the city. The
program for the week has been print
ed several times in The Herald and
News, and the official program has
been printed in a booklet, and distri
buted throughout th-i city.
The exercises will open on Sunday'
evening at the opera house mti a
sermon by the Rev. Louis Bristow, of
Abbeville. No admission charge is
made for this exercise, and every
body is invited to be present. The
band and quartette will be on hand
and will give a sacred concert in con
nection with the service.
On Monday, when Captain Hobson
delivers his lecture, and on Wednes-,
day, when Mr. Bryan lectures, every
store in town has agreed to close, ex
cept three. This will give the clerks
and employees an opportunity to hear
these two distinguished American cit
In addition to the regular program,
there will be attractive features each
day during the, week.
On Friday afternoon at 5 o'clock
there will be What is known as a
trades display. Through the efforts
of Mr. J. H. West and his committee,
the following merchants have agreed
to take part in this display, and they
have entered into it with interest and
enthusiasm: J. H. West, Summer
Bros. Co.; J. B. Mayes Book store, E.
A. Griffin.& Co., Security Loan & In
vestment Co., W. A. Hill, Summer &
Hipp, Pepsi-Cola Co., S. N. Trakas, I
Fire department, Coca-Oola Co., E.
Hugh Summer, Newberry Hotel, Booz
er Bri, W. 0. Wilson;, Newberry
Cotton Mills, J. H. Wicker, Oil Mill
and Ice Plant; Shelley-Wheeler Co.,!
I Astor Theatre, Newberry Machine
-Shop, W. G. Mayes, pharmacist; W.
S. Cook Mercantile Co., J. L. Burns,
Summer-Wise Stock Co., Newl*rry
Concert Band, Mollohon Manufactur
ing Co., and J. P. Neel Cotton yard.
It is also expected that there will be'
several floats from Prosperity, and!
they will be welcomed in the parade.
The procession vwill form i Miin
street just beyond the residence of
Mr. C. E. Summer, and will proceed
down Main street to the drug store of:
Dr. Van Smith, -thence turning to the
right to Boyce street, and u-p Boyce'
street to College at the Crotwell hotel
and thence up College tQ Main; down
Main to Caldwell, and up Caldwell to
The Herald and News building. This
will be quite a feature and no doiN
will be en.joyed by the people of the
community. It is probable that this
route may be changed oir enlarged and
any changes will be announced in
Mr. J. H. West has offered a six!
dollar mahogany chair for the best
display ip. the parade.
A few reserved seat tickets are still
on sale and if you have not secured
your ticket, you had better do so at
CRAFT S LODGED IN JAIL.
To Await Result of Examination of
Greenville, June 13.--As a precau
tionary step in case the examination
of the stomach of Mrs. Moses C. Crafts
by the' State medical authorities
should reveal traces of poison, Cor
oner Batson this morning issu'eda
warrant for the woman's husband and
placed him in the county .jail. Crafts:
had nothi'ng to say when served with
the warrant other than that he was
being prosecuted by foolish reIatives
of his dead wife.
The investigation of Mrs.. Crafts's
death has caused little, if any, interest
here, the general opinion being that
the woman's relatives are laboring uin
Nothing has been done in the che:m
ical analysis of the stomach of the
late Mrs. Moses C. Crafts. Boyden
INims, of' Columbia, has the organ in
Icharge, hav'ing received the commiis
ion for analysis from Coroner Bat
son, of Greenville, but stated early
Wednesday afternoon that he has
made no -move since he can not be
certain as to whether his fee will be
p aid. 'Mr. Nims has had trouble in
-several cases similar, where the coun
ties concerned refused to make re
muneration, claiming that the coroner
as exceeding his authority in putting
uth nalsis at the fee charged.
Mr. Nims bas had the stomach in
Ihis laboratory since Monday afternoor
- late, and is now in communicathnl
-with Coroner Batson as to the matter
It is stated from Greenville thai
Coroner Batson referred the matter
to Gov. Bi Ease.
Negro Youtu of Seven Years Kills a
Negro (hild Two Years of Age.
Ou Tuesday afternon of this week,
Johnnie Johnson accidently.shot and:
killed Heyward Wadsworth, both col
ored, on the plantation of Mr. W. F.
Suber, in No. 11 township. Jol?son
is about seven years old and had been
engaged by the child's parents to take
care'of Heyward Wadsworth, a child
of about two years. It is supposed
that in handling a pistol, which was,
found in the house, that it was acci
dentally discharged, and that was the
verdict of the jury.
Coroner Felker immediately went to
the scene and held an inquest. He
reported it to Solicitor Cooper, and.
issued a warrant for the arrest of
Owing to the extreme youth of the
boy, and under all the facts of the
case, Solicitor Cooper did not hand
out a, bill, and the boy was disc,
Urs. Robertson's Music Recital.
The recital of Mrs. Robertson's
music pupils was held at the studio,
1215 Main street, on last Friday even
ing. Only the parents and a few in
vited friends were present. An in
teresting program was rendered, and
the pupils gave evidence of thorough
and careful training. The occasion was
Mrs. Robertson is. a thorough musi
cian, who loves music and who takes
pride in ber work, and the result is
shown in the musical attainment of
DELIGHTFUL AFFAIR .
Music Pupils of Miss Laura Blease
Entertained About 75 Friends on
The music pupils of Miss
Laura Blease pleasantly enter
tained about 75 of their friends on
Tuesday evening, June 13, at the home
of Mr. J. R. Thornton. The following
young people have been members of
the class for the term fust closing:
Misses Lessie Bouknight, Annie Bouk
night, Eelle Berny, Lilly Cromer,
Leon~a Franklin, Elsie Gillim, Eita
Hallman, Mabel Jones, Lizzie Koon,
Mamie Koon, Alda Miller, Georgie
Reynolds, Geneva Thornton and Mr.
Duet-Misses Lessie Bouknight,1
Solo-Miss Alda Miller.
Solo-Mr. Arch Bouknight.
Duet-Misses Geneva Thornton,
Duet-iabel Jones and teacher..
Solo-Miss Anna Wertsa .
Solo-Miss Elsie Gilliam.
Duet-Misses Eiva Hallman and Lil
Solo-,Miss Lessie . Boukuight.
Soo-Mies Lizzie Koon.
Duet-Miss Geneva Thornton and
Duet-Miss Lessie Boularight andI
Mr. Arch Bouknigt.
Solc-Miss. Geneva Thornton.
After the program -by the class
there was a beautiful trioy played by
Misses OIlie, Ethel and Lera Koor;
members of the class during- the term
preceding the present one.
A social hour was then spent during'
which time refreshing punch was
served by Misses Louise Lyles and
Oie Koon from a crystal byowi of ic.3
im'~bedded in flowers.
Miss Emma Rodger, who was assist
ing the teacher in entertaining, wa:s
called upon to play. She rendered
several nmost beautiful selections and
quite entranced the guests with her
excellent music. Miss Rodger is a
ecent 'graduate of Chicora college,
and a skillful miqsician..
This was a delightful' musical, il
the pupils giving pleasure to their
friends, but special mention should
be made of the wee, little maiden,
Mabel Jones, who captivated the aud
ience by the rendition of her selec
tions in such perfect itime, though
such a youthful little lady and a music
pupil of only a few months.
FIRST BALE BRBPGS $1,015.
Houston, June 12.--The year's first
bale of cotton was sold here today for
$2.-5.84 per pound, the total weight
being 493 pounds and the price $1,015.
This was the highest price ever paid
on the Houston Exchange for a bale
of cotton. S. Jesse Jones, who is not
in the cotton business, ,vas the suc
cessful bidder. He says he does not
know yet what he. will do with the
Icotton. He had three competitors un
til the $1,000 mark was reached, when
the others dropped out.
The bale was carefully examined
and pronounced to be entirely new
cotton, and classed as strict middling.
ROLLOHON _1FG. CO.
Annual Meeting of Stockholders-Di
rectors and Officers Chosen and
The annual meeting of the stock
holders of the Mollohon Manufactur
ing company was held in the rooms
of the chamber of commerce on Thurs
day morning. Mr. Geo. S. Mower act
ed as chairman, and Mr. G. L. Summer
The report of the president and
treasurer, Mr. Geo. W. Summer, show-.
ed the company in excellent condition;
and a semi-annual dividend of 3 per
cent. was declared, payable on July 1.
The, following directors were elect-1
ed for the ensuing year: Geo. W. Sum
mer, G. L. Summer, Jno. M. Kinard,
Z. F. Wright, W. H. Hunt, C. E. Sum
mer, Dr. Jas. McIntosh, A. L. Cole
man, Dr. J. S. Wheeler.
Immediately after the stockholders'
meeting, a meeting of the directors
was held, aid the following officers
Geo. W. Summer, president and
Jas. McIntosh, vice- president.
G. L. Summer, secretary and Wssist
Hunt, Hunt and Hunter, attorneys.
A beautiful home wedding was sol
emnized at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
T. J. Davenport Wednesday evening,
June 14, at 8.30 o'clock, when their
eldest daughter, Euna Mae, became the
wife of Sidney Johnson Turner, the
ceremony being performed by the
Rev. G. A. Wright.
Pink and white were effectively
combined in the decorations of the'
house, and the porch where punch
wtas servied was beautifully lighted
with countless Japanese lanterns.
Just before the ceremony Miss Etti
Shelley delightfully sang, "If I Had
the World to Give," and as Miss Fran-1
ces Davenport played the first strains
of the wedding march the bridal party
descended the stairs. Just before the
bride came little Misses - Troxile
Wright and Annie Williams, two dain
ty littl, flower girls, making a charm
ing picture in their pretty white dress
es with white ribbons. From .tiny
baskets they sca,ttered the way of the
bride with fragrant sweet-peas.
The bride entered with her sister,
Miss Betty Davenport, as maid of hon
or, who carried pink and white carna
tions and wore a beautiful gown of
white marquisette. The bride was
joined in thi parlor by the groom
with his best man, Mr. F.- Turner Mar
tin. She :looked beautiful and girlish
in her bridal gbwn of Swhite mes.
line, trimmed with Irish, Point and
Duchess lace, over which her bridal
veil floated, cauight with sprays sof
orange blossoms. She carried a beau
tifnl. bouquet of bride's roses. Just
af ter. the ceremony there was bril
liant reception about 100 guests being
Punch wa served by Miss Julia
Cunningham and Vie Davenport, and
gefreshments consisting of a salad
and ice course were dispensed by Mrs.
Gailard, Mis. Annie Jacobs, Miss Ha?
tie Shelley, Mfrs.. Geo. tpgs, Misses
Susie Davenport, Abbie Gaillard,
Louise Perry, Margaret Webb, Mar-!
garet Jacobs Re'becca Sligh. The pres
ents were seen in the dining room,
which was beautiful with its decora
tions of Southern smihL: a'1d pinik
candles. They were numerous and'
beautiful, attesting the great popular
ity of the young bride and groom.
:Anong the cut- of-town gues'e were:
Mrs. and Miss~ Montfoy, of Clinton;,
Mr. and Mrs Turner.. of Ninety Six;
Miss Maud Chandler, .,of Cl1ato~ni
Misses Frances and Vie Davenport, of
Warrenton, Ga; Miss Julia. (A,nnine
ham,. of Madde,. S& C.; Miss Mar
gret Webb, of Florida.
She is From Newberry.
Miss Julia Johnstone, the accom
plised daughter of Dr. and Mrs..
Theodore Johinstone, who has recen+
y finished the junior work in Lime-*
stone college, has been elected presi-;
dent of the senior class for 1912. She.
also completed the work in the Win
nie Davis School of History and has
received her diploma. Last year she
received her music diploma from
Limestone and next year she will get
her A. B. diploma from that exch'
lent institution of .learning. Miss
Johnsstone was also elected vice
president of the Y. W. C. A., in addi
tion to holding the position of junior
critic in the Cooper society of the col
lege. All of which, and especially
this highest honor in the senior class.
shows that Newberry's representa
tive at Limestone is a general favorite
'and justly popular because of her "at
tainments as well as her persoonality.
BARBECU.E-I will give a barbecue
at my residence on July 4. I will
sell meal and hash 11.30. J. M.
THE NEWS OF PROSPERITY.
The Sorosis Meets This Afternoon..
The Program-Personal and
Prosperity, June 15.-Drs. 0. B.
impson and G. W. Harmon are
spending a few days in Columbia.
Mrs. Fannie Schumpert has gone
to Bath, S. C., to visit her son, F. E.
Prof. G. *D. Brown has gone to
Greenboro, N. C., on business.
Mr. Jno. L. Hunter, of Clemson col
lege, is visiting his son, Dr. &g. Y. /
Miss Marie Schumpert is home from*
Greenville Female college.
Mrs. Addie Hodges has returned'to
Columbia after a visit to Mrs. A. H.
Miss Cathrine Davis, Black's popu
lar milliner, leaves Saturday for her
ome in Baltimore.
Miss Annie Mae Bedenbaugh, of
Kibler's Bridge, spent sevfral days
last week with the Misses Werts.
Mrs. J. C. Schumpert has gone to
Columbia to attend %he Price-Gibson
wedding. . . .. .. .
Mrs. L A. Black has as her guest
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Livingston and lit
tle daughter, of Leesville.
Miss Ollie Cqunts is. in Asheville at
tending the convention of the Y. W.
Mr. Jacob Singley, of Clemson col
lege, is home.
Mr. Godfrey Harmon, Jr., of Trinity
college, is -me for the summer vaca
The follbwinr program 4will be reni
dered Friday gfternoon when the Sor
osis meets with -Miss H-attle -Grose
".Soft is. some song divine, -the
stories - iow.
Give your favorite story writer and
one of his stories.
Mrs. Browne, original.
One Cent a Word. N4oa
vertisemenit \taken for less
than 25 cents.
BABECUE-I will give a first class
barbecue at my residence Ju.ne 21,
the day Bryan speaks. 'I will sell
meat and hash 11.30. Come and
enjoy a good dinner. J. M. Conis.
THE MAISON EDOUARD, 303 Fifth
Avenue, New York City, want one
lady of social standing in Newberry
and surrounding towns, to represenit
them on commission. An uzrs'wal
opportunity to make noney -and4
keep in touch with the 1t.est Paris b
and New York styles in womien's
gowns, suits, wraps, etc. Fart#ier
particulars on request. J. A. Rich- ~
ards, Tribune Buildin-g N. Y. C.
CAR LOAD BUGGES-Just In. Steel
anid rubber tires at prices unheard
of in this market bifore. Take ad
vantage of this and buy quick. E.
M. Evans & Co. 6-2-ti
FORl BENT-One 4-room cottage on
Nance street. Electric lights and
city water. Rent reasonable. Ap
ply to T. M. Sanders. 5-12-f-ti.
BOONE COUNTY white corn at $1 per
peck. Big Boll Triumnph cotton, $1
per bustiel. Yields 3.8 per cent. lint.
A. D. Hudson, Newberry, R. F. D. 1.
HAYE YOUR HORSE and mule clip
ped at Dr. Sharp's Veterixfary hos
pital. Prices reasonable. Work
guaranteed. Corner McKibben and
Friend streets. Residence phone
316. Office phone 316. . 3-7-ti.
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 ladies to
learn telegraphy. We are receiving
more calls for our graduates than
we can supply. Charlotte Telegra
phy School, Charlotte, N. C. 3-7-ti.
JUST arrived, a carload ef hea.rt and
sap shingles. Langford & Buz
GET YOUR GLASSES from Dr. G. W.
Connor, a graduate~ of the largest4
optical college in the world-the
Northern Illinois College of Chicago.
Dr. Connor is located permianently
in Newberry, gives both the objec
tive and subjective tests by electric
ity a guarantees his work.