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VOLUM E XLIX, NUMEBER 5M. NEWBERRY, SOUTH CAROLINA. FRIDAY, JULY 14, 1911.TWCAWEK$15AYAR
LlTLE MOUNTAIN ENTERPRISES.e
k Chooses Directors and Officers.
Mr. Derrick President of Oil
Little Mountain, July 13.-At a re
cent meeting of the stockholders of
the Farmers' and Merchants' bank of
this place, the following directors
'were elected: J. B. Derrick, S. J. Der
rick, J. M. Sease, W. A. oCunts, J. W.
Wessinger,, D. Farr, Geo. B. Cromer,
G. M. Shealy and J. H. Wise. At the
meeting of the directors the following
officers were re-elected: Dr. J. M.
Sease, president; Mr. J. H. Wise, vice
president, and Mr. W. A. Counts, cash
ier. Mr. V. B. Sease, who has most
efficiently filled the position of assist
ant cashier for the past year, having
decided to enter another field of acti
vity, resigned his post in the bank and
Mr. J. C. Epting, Jr., was elected to
this position. The Farmers' and Mer
chants' Bank is meeting with marked
success and is an important factor in
the development of our rapidly grow
Mr. J. B. Derrick, who, with great
satisfaction to the stockholders, has
served as president of the Little Mrjun
tain Oil Mill and Fertilizer company
since its organization, owing to the
prtss of other duties, has been forced
to resign the presidency. Mr. W. P.
Derrick, of Augusta, has been elcted
to the position and will take charge at
The following corps of teachers have
been elected and have accepted the
work in the Little Mountain high
school for the coming year: J. E. Can
-non, principal; Miss Ellie Jacobs, Mrs.
J. C. Swygert, Jr., and Miss Elberta
Sease, assistants. Little Mountain has
a school building and a school of which
she is justly proud. The prospects for
an increased number of boarding pu
pils and for a successful year in every
- 'way are very bright.
Mrs. Katherine Monts, who had the
misfortune of falling and breaking her
thigh several days ago is doing as
well as could be expected under the
Mr. Cecil Boland is at present con
fied to his Ibed with fever.
The farmers' in'stit.ute will be held
in the auditorium of the high school
building on next Tuesday, July 18.
little -Mountain considers herself for
tunate in being chosen as one of the
'three places in the county where the,
'institute will be held. The Informa
tion to be secured by attending this
-meeting will be of inestimable value
to our farmers and no one within
reach should miss the opporturity of
coming here with the intention of be
ing benefited. A first-class barbecue
and refreshments will be- served on
the grounds, the proceeds of which
'will go for the benefit of the school.
An exciting game of baseball is prom
-ised for the evening. So all who at
tendwil, b amly rovdedwith in-;
struction, entertainment and amuse
SMITH ELECTED, VOTES TO SPARE
f0eorgia Governor Wins ,Seat in Sen
ate of Urnited States.
Atlanta, July 12.--By a vote of 401,
more than the required majority of j]
the legislature, or a total of 155, Gov.
Hoke Smith today was elected United
States senator, to fill -.he unexpired
* term of th'e late Senator Cla.y. 4t the
same time Gov'. Smith mad1e it cleari
that he intended to contin"e to server
as governor, at least during the life of 1
the present legis]ata're.s
SFollowing Gov. Smith's announe'e- 1
ment that he would not .::o to Wash
ington at once, to tak? his se'i, re-c
ports were current that Senator J. M.
Terrell, the ad interim appointee,
would resign at once, but this could 3
not be confirmed.
in a statement after the election,
Senator Terrell is quoted as saying:
Terrell Says Job'< (one.
"I consider my term as United States
senator ended with the action of the E
gislature today. My commission on- 1
y dated until the convening of the
egislature, whch was to choose, a suc- in
cessor, and I do not feel that I have A
anything to resign from."
This view of the situation is not E
* ' held by Gov. Smith,' who declares that )
he will not become the next .senator
from Georgia until he presents his e
credentials before that body. c;
With th. settlement of th. Senat- e:
rial race interest has turned to the
governorship contest. Pressure is be
ing brought to bear upon ex-Gov.
Brown, Gov. Smith's predecessor, to
become a candidate. In addition near
ly a dozen others of the State are be
ing mentioned as probable candidates.
FIRES RAGE IN MICHIGAN TOWNS.
One Already Wiped Out and Others
Burning-Oscada Destroyed and
Au Sable Doomed.
Bay City, Mich., July 11.-The town
of Oscada, seventy-six miles from this
city, has been wiped out by fire; the
town of Au Sable, opposite it, across
the Au Sable river, is now on fire, and
the 1,800 inhabitants of the two towns
are being taken on board a big steam
er, that arrived at Au Sable, and a
train made up of freight cars picked
up in the Au Sable freight yards, while
another train is being sent from East
Tawas to take away refugees.
A lineman siiccaeded in getting
around the fire and tapped the wires
four miles south of the town. He said
that there -had-been loss of life.
Nothing further has been heard
from A1paanu, fifty-c:e miles north of
Oscada, and relief trains have been
rushed to that place.
Sheyboggan May be in Danger.
The fire at Sheyboggan,. where huge
mountain of sawdust, which has been
burning for weeks, got beyond control E
yesterday, is now in a furious blaze, <
but it is not known whether there is
danger to the city. Lewiston, Algier I
and Turner, all north c here, are In
danger from forest fires. The Oscada. I
and Alpena fires originated in the slab i
Forty cars and two bridges, on the 1
Michigan Central, near Gayling, were
destroyed this afternoon.
RACING AUTO DEALS DEATH.
One Child Killed and Two Fatally In. i
Louisville, Ky., July 9.-One child a
was killed, two fatally injured and
nine more or less injured last night
when an automobile loaded with in -
mates of the Masonic Widows' and
Orphans' home was str.uck by anoth?r
automobi'a racing in Third avenue
boulevar1 near Beechmont, a local
COTTON LICE IN EDGEFIELD.
Edgefield, July 9.-Two of the best
armers of the county were yesterday
Cliscussing the prevalency of cotton
ice, one depricating their appearance
and predicting serious results there
rom; the othe rrather, welcoming
:heir advent, declaring that he never
inew a good coton crop made unless
:her were lice in it. One said it was
a dangerous pest, but that the ants
:heir natural enemy-would destroy
tem; the other- that, instead of the
Lints eating the lice, served as food for
And thus these two thoughtful ob- t
servant and practical farmers were as 1
iivergent in their opinions on the lice r
natter as they could well be. As the,
News and Courier correspondent lis- y
:ened to the conversation he was con-f a
rinced how much there is yet to be
earned in the matters pertaining to1 b
The Mollohon Philathea class heldb
ts business meeting on Tuesday eve- t
ing at the home of Miss Lizzie Shea.
y. After singing several beautifulJb
ongs, we were led in prayer by Rev.;
L. M. Gardner. I
The following are the officers and
ommittee to serve for next term:i
President-Miss Annie Lee Wood. h
Vice, president-Miss Willie IMae t
Secretary-Miss Essie Willianr..
Treasurer-WMies Lizzie Shealy. b;
Press reporter-Miss Nora Wood.
Teacher-Mr. Jos C. Carter.
Hustlers committee-Miss Emma
~eeves, Miss Lizzie Shealy, Miss El
e Dickert. - n
Social commi ttee-Miss Nannie Can
on, Miss Oralee Price, Miss Janie
Membership committee-Miss Ruth
~raswell, Miss Essie Williams, Miss
ora Wood. E
After the business session of the P
lass, a sweet course of ice cream and A.
andies was served, which was much fec
ninved by all.n
NEWS OF WHITMIRE.
fany Delightful Social Affairs in a
Mot DelightMi'1 Town-Perso n.
Whitmire, July 13.-Miss Frances
Jeter is spending the week with ]
Friends in Newberry, where she ex- e
pects to enjoy the services by Rev. W. ]
W. Orr at the A. R. P. church.
The fourth of July passed quietly
and without accident in'our town. The
source of amusement was the annual
barbecue given by the Glenn-Lowry r
fanufacturing company to their ]
,peratives. The plans for the day were
n charge of Mr. G. H. Leitner, the I
iourteous superintendent of this cot
:on mill. The dinner, consisting of
. barbecue and picnic, was heartily
>njoyed by all. Nice swings had been a
repared to make the children happy.
the crowd was entertained with base- I
)all, music and races.
Master Edgar Fant, of Newberry, is 1
iere visiting friends and relatives. a
Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Burns enter- i
ained last Thursday evening in honor
)f Misses Frances Burns, of Anderson, I
mnd Lynn Verner and Kate McClana- I
ian, of Seneca. Delelightful refresh- v
nents were served, and the young D
)eople bade the fair visitors good-bye
md wished them a speedy return to i
Mrs. MeD. Metts entertained Friday .
vening in honor of Miss Sarah Fant,
>f Newberrry. Miss Fant is very pop- '
ilar in this, the home of her child
iood, and all the youths and misses v
ppreciated the kindness in Mrs. Metts
a thus- bringing them together to r- 's
mew old acquaintance. c
Mrs. James Tidmarsh entertained
he children Saturday afternoon in
tonor of her niece, Miss Mauldin Gra- l
Lam, of Columbia. Mrs. James Tid
narsh and Mrs. J. M. Major served
ce-cream and Nabiscos, and arraliged
,ames for amusement. Many little I
earts were made glad.
Mrs. Ora Irby is spending .the week
vith Mrs. Eliza Nance.
Misses Sallie Belle and Bessie DiJ
ard, Miss Lillian Scott and Messrs. S
fohn and Laurens Keck, of Clinton,
~fter a pleasant visit to Mr. and Mrs. 8
~no. M. Tinney, have returned to Clin
Mr. Tom Scott has returned from at
leasant trip to Newberry. C
The Ladies' Aid society of the Meth
dist church will give a lawn party or
ce cream festival on the church lot
Mayor M. B. Sims and Policeman 1
no. Morse are spending today in New
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Cofield leavi to
aorrow for a visit to their son, Mr.
ieorge Cofield, of Carlisle.
NEWS NOTES FROM SALUDA. 1
ohn N. Smith Critically Ill-Visitor a
Talks of Texas Cotton Crop.
Saluda, July 12.-John M. Smith, of
Ee firm of Smith Brothers, is critical- S
r ill at his lhome in -this town. His.I
ecovery is considered very doubtful.
lesides his family physician, Dr. Wise, d
,rs. Pitts and Waters are in attend-v
nce upon him.
D. N. Smith, of St. Matthews, his s:
rother, reached Saluda yesterday, be
ig summoned to his brother's bed- a
ide by telegram.
Smiley Taylor, a Florence countyn
oy, who has been living in Texas for ei
le past fifteen years, is visiting his E
rother, the Rev. E. P. Taylor, of this G
>wn. Mr. Taylor says that the Texas lE
>tton crop is greatly exaggerated. V
he corn crop is practically ruined by ~
e drought, and that cotton is suffer- ~
ig very much for lack of rain. Texas,h
a sayse, estimates the production for hi
tat State this year even under the ni
-ost favorable conditions from now is
1 at not exceeding three millions of m
Farmers' Institutes. of
Little Mountain, Tuesday, July 18. th
Bethel School house, Pomaria, Wed., k(
asday, July 19. m
Silverstreet, Thursday, JTuly 20.
elegates to General A. N. E. Confer
At the electoral college of the A. M. of
church held in Laurens this week, di.
rof. C. G. Garrett, of Columbia, and sp
J1. Martin, of Newberry, were elect- ha
delegates to the general conference ce
Kansa City Mo Ti
NEWS OF PROSPERITY.
Personal Mention of Many People
Coming Into and Leaving New
berry's Sister City.
Prosperity, .uly 13.-Mr. and Mrs;
. W. Schumpert returned home Mon
lay with Mrs. B. B. Schumpert from
Misses Annie Wheeler and Rosa Mae
Vlitchell are visiting Miss Rosa Lee
suber in Peak.
Mr. Chas. P. Barre is taking a busi
tess course at Macfeat's business col
ege in Columbia.
Mr. A. F. Pugh has accepted the
principalship of Pine Wood school.
Miss Della Bowers left Monday for
aluda, N. C., to spend several weeks.
Mr. Jno. Pat Wise has returned from
short trip to Pickens.
Mrs. J. C. Schumpert has gone to
Tirginia to spend several months.
Mr. Lillus Simpson has accepted
iosition with the American Telephone
.nd Telegraph company as ele'ctrician
n ,Nashville, Tenn.
Mrs. E. E. Young, Miss Mary Lizzie
Vise, Master George Wise and little
Zebecca Harmon are spending this
reek with Mr. S. S. Birge in Little
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Leaphart, of Lex
ngton, and Miss Joe Caughman, of
'olumbia, will spend the week-end
vith Mrs. A. G. Wise.
Miss Cook, of Rock Hill, is the guest
f Miss Willie Mae Wise.
Mr. Clifton Kreps, of Columbia, is
isiting Mr. W. J. Wise.
Miss Lucile Counts, . of Slighs, is
pending a few days with Mrs. A. N.
Miss Freddie Banks has returned to
olumbia after a visit to her aunt,
Irs. J. S. Reagin.
NEWS OF EXCELSIOR.
:xcelsior Summer School-Farmers
Appreciate Weather Report-Over
all Factory at Prosperity.
Excelsior, July 13.-The summer
ession of Excelsior school opened
londay morning with good attend
The weather bureau report sent out1
ver the 'phone lines is -quite a treat
:the country people and they appre
iate the kindness very much.
Miss Alder Ray Wheeler is spending
everal days in Columbia.
Dr. R. C. Kibler, of Atlanta, Ga., is
isting his brother, Mr. J. A. C. Kib
Quite a number of the young folks
nijoyed a social gathering at Mr. J.
'. Wheeler's home on Saturday even
Don't forget the barbecue to be fur--~
ished at Prosperity on Saturday, the
5th, by Messrs. G. W. Kinard and B.
.Rikard. Go and get a good dinner
nd have a good time..4
Mrs. E. G. Counts spent Sunday with
er mother, Mrs. Joe Lovelace.
Mrs. Walter Lake, of Texas, came in
aturday to spend some time with Mrs.
.H. Dominick here.
Mit. and Mrs. H. S. B. Kibler and ~
3.ughter, Miss Era, of Newbe.rry, are
[siting Mr. J. A. C. Killer's family.
Miss Pet Dominick, of Newberry,
gent Sunday at her home here.
We learn with pleasure that efforts
-e on foot to establish an over-all1
.ctory in Prosperity some time in the
tar future. Those interested in theJ
iterprise and Messrs. G. W. Kinard,'
.M. Cook Hunter Caldwell, Billie b
ibson along with others who will fall
line and help push the new enter
'ise. We also hope to see the com-a
ercial league encourage the move- c
ent and help make it a success. We
tre heard it spoken of and righta
tre we want to say that Prosperity n
ieds another new enterprise and thatt
an ice plant at the cotton seed oilh
ill. A town the size of Prosperity
irrounded by a thickly settled com- t
unity will consume a large amount A
ice during the summer months. Let b
e town get busy, put in a plant andr
ep the people cool during the sum-b
er months with pure home-made ice.b
Wonder How Much? ti
Wonder how much of the -criticismn
the State board of education in-g
Iged in by some newspapers was in
ired by the thought that Gov. Blease 0
d much to do with the adoption of
rtain books.-Orangeburg Times and1
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I have frequently written about
what a valuable asset kindness and
courtesy were and how little the. cost.
I read the following in a paper a few
days ago, signed Edwin A. Nye, and
this is only part of the article, but I
think it is worth while passing on:
"Courtesy and kindness cost nothing
but a moment of time-a moment that
well may be spared for a smile and
respectful hearing to the oft reject
ed, weary and half despairing.
"Besides, Chickens come home to
"The push you give some hapless
traveler on the dusty road will react
Dn you. It must be so. And a kind
ness shown will come back to you in
blessing. It must be so."
That is my doctrine and I have been
preaching it for many years. You can't
lo a mean or dirty act unless it come
back to you at some time, some
where. A kindly deed will come back
some where at some time in blessing.
[t is bread cast upon the waters. It
must be so. It is the compensation
Df nature. You may walk around here
with your head lifted-too high to
aotice the poor and unfortunate-too
good and too g. at and too busy to
stop long enough to say a kind or
encouraging word to some poor fel
idw who is in trouble-the compensa
tion will come to. you. Be sure of
that.- On the other hand kind words
snd kind deeds are just as sure to
:ome back in some shape, at some
"Chickens come home to roost."
You have seen it in your experience.
Be sure of that, for it must be so. Did
you ever feel blue-like you would like
o hear a kindly, sympathetic word
.nd see a kindly smile. Well, if you
aever did the time is coming when
you will, and the recollection of a
kindly act done by you will* be a
leasant memory. Did you ever read
;rhat Whitcombe Riley said about it
[f not read it. It will do you good:
When a man ain't got a cent, and he's
feeling kind of blue,
A.n' the clouids hang dark and heavy
'and won't let sunshine through;
[t's a great thing, 0 my brethren for
a feller just to lay
Eis hand upon your shoulder in a
friendly sort of way;
[t makes a man feel queerish, It mak
es the tear drops start,
an' you sort o' feel a patter in the
region of the heart;t
iou can't lok up and meet his eyes;
you don't know what to say,
Wh1en his hand is on your shoulder in
a friendly sort of way;
), the world's a curious compound,
with its honey\and its gall,
with its care and biftter crosses, but
a good world'after all;
Ln' a good God must have made it,
leastways that is what I say
Then a hand is on my shoulder in a
friendly sort of way.
Somebody has sent me a copy of
he Laurens Advertiser in which I
.nd the following:
"The Idler," in The Herald and
~ews, brings up the Greenville to
~harleston highway, making a sug
estion that the automobilists contri
ute a certain sum each to aid the
rork along. That is a good sugges
on, but we are somewhat pessimistic
s to the large body of automobilists
:ntributing money for roads. They
re very willing to talk about them
aid to blame the county officials for
ot working them, but when it comes
> putting down the cold hard cash to
elp the work along, their enthusaism
bates. Like every other set of men,
iere are exceptions and very fine ones.
great many autoists would contri
ate bdth time and money for building
yads, but when it comes to the whole
>dy of them, it would be a hard prop
sition to get the ten dollars each.
The suggestion is a mighty good one,
tough. If the autoists would fur
ish labor and teams, a great deal of
>od could be accomplished and the
enefits would be as valuable to the
2e as to the other.
Somehow, I believe the Newberry
~titsre oingo to help the move
ment for the highway from Charles
ton to Asheville. I know that human
nature is a very selfsh thing and. un
fortunately too many of us will not do
something that will be of benefit to
ourselves because it will also benefit
our neighbor, but until I am convinced
to the contrary I am bound to believe
that the Newberry autoists are going
to help in this movement with an en
thusiasm that will astonish themselv
es, and I know they will feel better
if they do. The people along the
routes through Newberry, I am satis
led, are interested and will cooperate.
This is to be a great voluntary con
tribution to the interest and enthus-x
lasm for better roads and to demon
strate what can be done by every one
contributing his mite. Let everybody
get busy. Do it now, is the slogan.
I am sorry that the funny papers
do not run Buster. I always enjoyed
him and then his Tesolutions always
contained a good moral lesson. I ran
across ond of his resolutions tbielother
day amongst my old papers and as it
is along what I have been urging I am
going to give it for your considera
tion, dear reader:
Resolved, That running is one of ,
the best forms of exercise there is. It
is an accomplishment a boy should
have. But no matter how fast 'you
can run you must start in time. You
miust do any thing at the rigt time to
make good. The excuse maker is the
chap who didn't do It when it should
have been done-the time to do honest
things or kind things is NOW-the
time to do right .is now. The world.
Is full of ifers that didn't buy in
time or sell in time or quit in time,
or commence in time. Time and tide
won't wait. Make up your mind what
you ought to do and DO IT NOW.
Talking about parks-you know 1
very rarely mention the subject-I
see from a Spartanburg paper the
subject is being discussed there also.
Of the importance of playgrounds for
children the paper says, among .t er
They want air, dirt, sand piles, sin
shine, trees, swings, water 'to wade
in, places to roll and sc?Uffe withoutz
any restraint. It requires all that to.
develop them. Splendid parks in large
cities give children an opportunity to
walk on dress parade. That is better
than confinement. in the homes. But
what the children need is a place
where they can roll and seuffie and
ru~n and jump and develop their limbL
How about Newberry? Don't you
think we should act while we have the
opportunity? I do. And I want this
to go down in history and 25 years
from now when the children and
grown ups are er.ying the fruits -of
my labor they wvill bless
Carriers' Salaries Increased.
The Daily Journal carried the news
a few days ago that the salaries of
the ridral mail carriers would be in
We are glad that this is to be done
for there are few men who are doing'
more for the country than they are.
They add immensely to' the comfort
of people who live out in the rurd
districts by bringing them in 'daily
touch with the world. In former time's
people remote from the railroads, con
sidered themselves fortunate if they
got their mail once a week. Now they
have it brought 'to their doors every
day except Sunday.
We repeat we think the advance a
good movement. Uncle Sam has a
plenty of money, and we see no rea
son why he shoul.d pay men who are
not worth half as -much as the rural
carriers are and who do a great deal
les work large salaries, and hand out
a mere pittance to the former.
AUTOWOBELE 'I URN ED TUBl (LE.
Anniston Baker Killed and Party
Probably Fatally Hurt.
Anniston, Ala., July 9.-J. D. Dill, a
baker, was killed, Mrs. Mary Dill, Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Dill and Charles
Dill, Jr., probably were fatally injur
ed here tonight, when an automobile
in which they were riding turned tur
tIe. The accident occurred when an
attempt was made to avoid a collisioe