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Entered at the Postoffice at New
krry, S. C., as 2nd class matter.
E. H. AULL, EDITOR.
Friday, September 1, 1911.
It is stated that Chief Justice Ira B.
Jones is seriously thinking of enter
ing the race for governor next sum
The publishers of the "Heart of
Oak" readers has agreed to take out
the objectionable phrase, "'dark re
bellious host," which. appears in a
poem referring to the Southern army,
and which was condemned by the Con
federate veterans, and the books will
Temain on the list.
The big storm in Charleston was in
1893 and not in 1894 as stated in thei
last issue of The Herald and News.
That storm was felt more severly in
the interior than the one of this week.
Seawi ed and sea fowls were dropped
around Newberry as a result of the
The News and Courier staff did some
fine work in getting out their paper
Monday morning in the midst of the
terrific gale which was raging around
them. And the Oharleston Post is to
be congratulated upon' its excellent
iedition of Monday afternoon. It takes
loyalty of a very high order and fine
ability to bring out newspapers such
as were issued by the News and Cour
er and the Post under the circum
We -have been more impressed very
recently with the danger of grade
ci ossings than ever, before. . We are
always careful in crossing a railroad
track whether in a buggy or automo
bile and have generally felt that when
?these accidents occurred they were the
~result of oarelessness. We are foroed
'to mnodify that opinion and to urge
-miore stroungly the -importance of be
ing rid of grade crosigs wherever it
Ts possible to be rid of themi.
- In the trip to Little Mountain on
Wednesday in Mr. F. H. Domin.ick's
obrd he drove carefully and we looked
*uap and down the railroad track at
7each crossng. Just before getting to
ILittle Mountain the same thing was
done at the crossing anid no train was
ween and neidher was 'the sound of one
&ea#d. We had not passed the cross
ing more than 30 feet before a freight
* ~ came rushing by at tlirty miles an
hour. If there bad been the least hitch
in our crossing or the engine had
* choked on us or any .ccident, how
ever slighrt, that freight would have
caught us iight on tfiat track. And
no one could have been charged with
carelessness. The thing to do- is to
avoid these crossings.
- STATE BOARD OF EDUCALTION.
"Rebellious He'st" Poem Omitted-An
other Poem to Reilace It,'
After' cour consecutive meetings,
beginning Monday evening, and ad
journing only at 1 o'clock Wednesday
afternoon, the State board of education
frnished its meeting called for the 28th
of this month. A mass of routine busi
ness was disposed of. It is stated among
other things, that the "Heart of Oak"
r-eaders, put out by the D. C. Heath
company, will be made satisfactory to'
* 'the Confederate veterans, by the sub
stitution of another poem -for the one
which contained the objectionable
* phrase, "dark rebellious host,'' as men
tioned in the resolution adopted by
the'veterans recently in session here.
* A statement of the meetings, its ob
jects, and the business accom-plished
by it, was Wednesday afternoon made
by State Superintendent J. E. Swear
ingen, secretary of the board. The
"The State board of education ad
journed Wednesday after completing
much important business. The meet
ing of the board had been called to
consider exchange prices to be printed
on the inside of the front cover of the
recently aidopted texts. Labels show
ing these prices in detail had been
mailed each publisher on July 22. Sev
eral requests for modification in these
exchange prices were submitted to the
board and all were declined.
"The new books properly markerl
should be placed on sale in every
county at once and patrons and pupils
should be careful to see that no sub
stitutions for the adopted texts are
imposed on them. Patrons purchas
ing any but the adopted books will
have to pay higher prices for all books
"Monday evening, the board heard
the appeal case in Cross Anchor
school district number 15, in Spartan
burg county. After extended argu
ments by counsel the board ordered
that the decision of the Spartanburg
county board of education be sustained
and the appeal dismissed. Tuesday
morning three appeal cases consumed
four hours. The appeal from the de
cision of the Clarendon county boa-rd
of education in the matter of Black
River school district No. 14 was dis
missed and the county board sustan
"In the matter of Strickland school
district No. 1. in Colleton county, the
contention of the appellants was en
dorse-1 and the decision of the -Colleton
county board of education reveirsed.
"The appeal from Walterboro school
district No. 19 will be decided at the
"The Tuesday afternoon. session
was taken up with confirming the rec
ommendations submitted from the
four State "oiles for the award of
scholarships. Mr. George R. Remb.ert
appeared befo,e the board to protest
against the scholarship award to
Clemson, made in Lexington county.
The award was con-Armed as already
"The date of the next regular teach
ers' examination was fixed for the first
Friday in October, and questions bas
ed on the newly adopted text books
will be sent out to the several county
superintendents in time.for this exam
ination. At 1 p. m. Wednesday, the
Heart of Oak Readers.
"'Heart of Oak' reade;, book four,
will be made satisfactory to the Con
federate vpterans. Prof. Daniel and
Prof. Rembert were constituted a
committee to select an acceptable
poem to be printed in this book in
place of the present selection. D. C.
Heath company readily assented to
This proposition, and the reader~ will
be ready for distribution next week."
IRA B. JONES FOR GOVEEN0YB.
Possibility of His Candidacy Taken
Seriously-What His Home Pa
- per Says.
Columbia Daily Record.
That Chief Justice Ira B. Jones of
the State supreme court may become
a candidate for governor is a possi
bility thta is being taken seriously.
Several newspapers have commented
Oi 'his fitness for the position, and the
Laneaster News, the home. paper of
the chief justice, in its last issue, re
produces these comments and adds
"It is very gratifying to Judge Jones'
host of friends here to know that their
distinguished fellow townsman is be
ing urged to unter the gubernatorial
-race, and it is earnestly hoped by them
'that he will be prevailed upon to do
"Judge Jones would make an ideal
chief executive. His irreproachable
private character and spotless public
record, his .preemilent ability, fine,
discriminating judgment and univer
sally recognized impartiality in the
administration of justice, his wide
knowledge of men and affairs, peculi
arly and happily fit him fair 'the office
of governor of South Carolina.
"As a candida'e for w?e office, Judge
Jones would be irresistible. He ,has
no superior in the. State as a stump
Speaker. Ev|er cool and deliberate,
quick and ready in debate, resourceful,
firm and courageous, eloquent and
forceful in delivery, the judge is a
man whom few if any would care to
tackle in publde discussions before the
people in a political campaign."
Career of Chief Justice.
The commanding ability of -the chief
justice is everywhere recognized; his
decisions have impre.. ad the bar with
his learning and his fairness. During
his service on the supreme bench he
has followed South Carolina tradition
and has- not p'articipated in political
fights at all, but he is by no means a
tyro in the political game. He served
in the house of representatives from
Lancaster county f.rom 1890 to 1896.
He was chairman of the ways and
means committee when Speaker J. L.
M. Irby was elected senator to suc
ceed Wade Hampton, and thereupon
Mr. Jones was elected speaker, which
position he 'held until January, 1896,
when he was unanimously elected as
sociate justice of the supreme court.
In 1902 he was unanimously reelected
for a term of eight years, but before
the expiration of this term he was
elected in 1909, chief justice to s'uc
ceed Hon. Y. J- Pope, resigned.
Chief Juticones was a membe of
the c6nstitutional convention in 1895,
of which hs was vice president, Gov
ernor ENIans being the president. He
was at one time a member of the State
Democratic committee and has been
active in -educational work. He is a
graduate of Erskine college, one of
his classmates being Maj. J. C. Hemp
hill, now of Richmond
Mr. . A. Minmaugh : r"turned on
Wednesday from the Ncrthern mar
kets and the goods are coming in ev
Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Sligh, of Colum
bia, are visiting her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. L. M. Fellers.
HU _MAN AURA.
Philadelphia Doctors Wi,tness a
Strange, Uncanny Experiment.
Philadelphia, Aug. 28.-Philadelphia
scientists had their first opportunity
today to view the much-discussed
aura, or atmosphere, which surrounds
the human body. Assembled in. the of
fice of Dr. Arthur W. Yale, at 1524
Chestnut street, six specialis ts of This
city went throu-, the necessary opd
cal preparation, and then watched in
a dark room while the life rays of a
human model disrinctly jumped from
her body to theirs.
It was the first time such demon
stration was made in Philadelphia,
and, outside two similar private ex
hibitions in New York, the .only one
so far made in this country since Dr.
Walter J. Keiner, of 'Ladbroke Grove,
London, announced a few months ago
that he had succeeded in photograph
ing the aura, and lalter,. through a
simple apparatus, showed, without the
use of the camera, the extent and den
sity of the rays surrounding the hu
Proving Value.of Results.
Dr. Yale, it is said, has been work
ing with an intimate friend of Dr.
Keiner,.who has come,to this country
for thast purpose. The results an
nounced by the English scientists have
been received with a great amount of
skepticism by Americans, and today's
demonstration was to prove the V'alue
of these results.
A female model was placed in front
of a black screen. In a moment some
thing similar to a vapor could be
plainily discerned emanating from her
body. Dr. Yale then showed (the life
rays jumping from one body to an
other by gradually placing his hand
near that of the subject. It was as
ser,ted that the aura of a woman is
much stronger than that of a man.
Confused in Hysteria.
To the expert eye, according to Dr.
Yale, the condition of patients can
easily be ascertained by an examina
tion of their aura.- In condition of
hysteria, he stated, the aura becomes
more and more confused, and is not
so plainly outlined.
The aura follows the contour of the
b.ody: and in diseased portions be
comes weaker. DYr. Yale, who is a
specialist on tuberculosis, announced
that in six cases in the past few weeks
he had used the aura to locate 'the dis
eased places of patients in the place
of the X-rays, and in every case was
KILLED 8 CHILDREN
AND THEN SUICIDED
iSouth Thomaston, Me., Aug. 28.
Grief over the death of his wife led
Edward Bennett, an Englishman and
a graduate of Oxford university, Eng
land, who had been a resident of this
city for the past six years, to murder
his three children and then take his
own life today. Two of the children
were killed by the use of chloroform
and the thbrrd by cyanide of potassium
and chloroform. To make his own
death ceWtain the man went to the
water's edge and there took a dose
of cyanide of potassium and jumped
in. His body was found when the tide
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* LDIE AS ASOIL. *
* Clemson Extension Work-Art!- *
* ce 52. *
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Limre is not a fertilizer, but that is
termed an "amendment,'' because it:
brings about effects in rtihe soil that
make the plant food already present
more valuable. It sweetens acid soils,
brings about conditions favorable for
-the increase of the microorganisms
that are helpful. These microorgan
isms decompose organic matter and:
liberate the plant food which is stor
ed therein so that it can be used by
the growing crops. Soil water charg
ed with carbolic acid, which is a pro
duct of the breaking. down of organic1
matter, is our strongest natural sol
vent. In this way mineral plant food
made available to the plant. Under
certain conditions lime liberates some
pctash from its insoluble combinations
and makes it available.
Some very desirable physical effects
are produced by lime. It flocculates
clay causing it to become more granu
lar and consequently more open. On
the other hand it tends to cement the
sandy soils making them less porous.
There are three forms of lime used
for agricultural purposes: Quick lime,
waterslaked lime, and carbonate of
lime. The two forms first mentioned
are quicl changed, in the ,soil, or
when long exposed to the air, to the
carbonate form. The finely ground
limestone rock is already in the car
bonate form. The quick lime is most
drastic in its effects, the water slaked
next, and the carbonate is mildest.
Quick lime is the same whether it is
made by burning oyster shells, lime
stone rock or marl. When buying
bear in mind that you want pound,-Of
actual lime, therefore the analysis is
of prime importance. We advise a
liberal application of the lime at long
intervals, rather than the use of a
small amount often. We would use at
least a ton of ithe finely ground lime
stone, or of marl, or 1,000 pounds, or
more per acre, of the quick lime, or of
the so-called agricultural limes which
are usually mixtures of the quick,
water slaked, and air slaked lime.
It is preferable to apply the lime as
long before planting as is practicable.
Quick lime is somewhat difficult to
handle on account of its drastic na
ture. It is best to put this form in
small, piles at intervals over the field
and cover with earth, it will slake and
can then be distributed without much
inconvenience. Quick lime, if pure,
runs higher in content of lime than
other forms of lime, but is more ex
When the farmer fully realizes that
lime is an amendment, and not a fer
tilizer, that it cast best in connection
with an abundant supply of organic
matter, and, that, if properly used its
beneficial effects are many it will find
a' permanent place in our system of
agriculture. Do not mix lime with fer
tilizers that contain -a soluble phos
phats or a salt of ammonia.
This station has gotten good results
from applications of lime at Clemson
college and also in our experimental
work in the lower part of the State.
T. K. Keitt, Chemist,
South Carolina Agr. Exp't. Station.
THE FRATERNJAL PICNiIC
AT LITTLE XOUNTAN
(Continued from page one).
he thought they were extravagant, and
referred pa,rti:ulairly to an item of
$2,000 for an artesianu well at the col
ored oollege and also as item of $2,000
for a heatiUg plant at the same insti
He advised that the vceters find out
who favored 'these items over his veto
and why they did so.
He discussed his pardon record
along the same lines as heretofore. Xe
said that he was governor and would
'be until the end of next year, that he
had granted pardons and would cons
tinue to do so if he thought the case
He also discussed the' hosiery mili
and spoke ofNtt as a tuberculosis in
He said that it .had been the ambi
"tion of his life to be governor, that
ambition had been gratified, and that
durin:g his term of office he proposed
to do his duty as 'he saw it and if the
people wanted ~him for another term
'that be would be glad to serve them,
but if they did not, he would retmrn
'to his home in Newberry, assume the
practice of law and be happy.
'He asked that the people, when &&ye~
read a crirticism of any of his acts,
undertake to find out the other side
before passing hairsh criticisms or
judgment upon him.
It must be that a woman likes to
take her husband calling because it
spoils all her own fun at it.
Happiest Girl in Lincoln.
A Lincoln, Neb., girl writes, "I had
been ailing for some time with chronic
constipation and stomach trouble. I
began taking Chamberlain's Stomach
and Liver Tablets and in three days I
was able to be up and got better right
along. I am the proudest girl in Lin
coin to find such a good medicine."'
For sale by all dealers.
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* 'LODGE DIRECTORY. *
Woodmen of the World.
Maple Camp, No. 437, W. 0. W.,
meets every first and third Wednes
day eveLing at 7.45 o'clock. Visit
ing brethren are cordially welcome.
D. D. Darby, Clerk.
T. Burton, C. C.
Newberry Camp. No. 542, W. 0. W.,
meets every second and fourth Wed
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has returned to the city and
any day. He has added t4
combined, one of the highest
instruments for the examinal
Connor has now one of the fA
State. Call and let him exa
To suit your fancy
book.' They must I
ciated. The best bc
ehing in the Station
writer supply lines.
ture Frames, Elec
useful and ornameni
THE HOuSE OF A
eday night . in Klettner's Hall, at
0. 0.- Smith. C. C.
J. J. Hitt, Clerk.
Amity Lodge, No. 87, A. F. N.
Amity Lodge, No. 87, A. S. 11.,
neets every first Monday night at 8
oclock in Masonic Hall.
Visiting brethren cordially invited.
G'eo. S. Mower, W. M.
J. W. Earhardt, Sec.
Signet Chapter, No. 18, B. A. N
Signet Chapter, No. 18, R. A. I.,
eets every second Monday night at
o'clock in Masonic Hall.
Fred. H. Dominick, E. H. P.
Harry W. DominiCk, Sec..
Bergell Trbe, N.24, L..LW
Bergell Tribe, No. 24, I. 0. R. K.,
neets every other Thursday night at
o'clock at Klettner's Hall.
0. Klettner, C. .
J. H. Baxter, Sachem.
ateehee Council, No. 4, D). of P.,
I. 0. I. N.
Meets every Tuesday night at 8
o'cock .0. Klettner. R. C.
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can be found in his office
his instruments a Geneva
A ND R E TINOSCOPE-I
priced and most up-todte
ion of the eyes made. r.
nest Optical parlors in t
mine your eyes.
aznd your . pocket
seen to be' appre
ohs at 26c. Every
wy, Book and Type.
Pictures and Pic
tric Desk Lamps,
you can think of
A flrst-class barbecue will be given
by us at Jolly Street on Friday, Sep
tember 15. Usual prices.
J. W. Tnminick.
* P. H. Kinard.
SALE UNDER 3[OET4AGE.
-Under the power conferred on us
'by J. J. Dean by a chattel mnortgage
dated February 15, 1911, and duly in1
dexed on February 20, 1911, in the
elerk's office at Newberry Court House,
we wi-l sell at public outcr.y at store
room recently occupied by J. J. Dean,
Main street, 'Newberry, S. C., on~ the~
fifth (5th) day of September, 1911, at
noon, the following chattels, viz: Two)p
extenion tables, one lot piture
moulding, one wardrobe, one glas
safe, one sideboard, one hat stand, one
lt wall paper, lot of crockery and
glass-ware, and one lot of easels and4
curtain poles. Terms: Cashi.
Geo. S. Mower,
- John M. Kinard,