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OL1%1E X LI X, 'N UXBE LT:03. NET%-BEfiRY9 SOUTH CAROLMNA- [TSA~SPEBER 129 1911.TWCAWEK$10AYAR
FANT MOTOR COMPANY TO BUILD
.Seven Counties for Overland--North
and South Carolina for Berg
Newberry is to have one of the larg
est garages in the State, and also a
company handling by wholesale auto
mobiles throughout North and South
Contractor C.. C. Da-vis has begun
the work on the garage at the corner
of Main and Coates streets. The
buildirg will be of brick and on one
01oor will .have a floor space of 400
Captain W. S. Langford has just re
'turn from the factories, having made
-arrangements for the Fant Motor com
pany to 'have the general agency in
North and South Carolina for the
-Bergdale automobile. This, it is stat
ed, is one of the best machines at
popular prices on the market. The
,company 'will also continue to rep
.esent and handle the Overland tour
ing cars, having the agency for seven
counties in South Carolina.
This company -expects to do a large
business and is preparing to look after
.the interest of the public in the matter
A SERIOUS DISTURBANCE
IN A FOREIGN COUNTRY
Yoreigners Forced to Seek Refuge in
Towns-All Countries Send
Boats for C,tizens.
Peking, Sept. 7.--Missionaries in
the outlying districts of Sze-Chuen
province have been ordered by the
vicroy to concentrate in the larger
towns in consequence of the general
inrest among the natives, arising from
the government's railroad policy.
All foreigners in Chang Tu, the cap
ital of Sze-Chuen, are taking refuge in
the missionary society of the, Method
ist church in China.
I Sze-Chuen is a western province Of
China, bordering on Tibet. It has an
area of upwards 200,000 square miles.
The region is very mountainous. The
l.pQDugation is estimated at 70,000,000.
The agitation against the railroad
-projects of the government are direct
ed chiefly against the construction of
the Sze-Chuenh-Hankow railroad, which
is to be built with foreign capital.
American miss.ionaries are station
in three districts cf the province.
Getting to Saluda.
Saluda Standard, 7th.
Mr. R. B. Wallace says that the
need of a railroad between Newberry
and Saluda was very forcibly im
pressed upon him several days ago.
He had sold a fine Hallett & Davis
virtuolo to Mr. W. C. Edwards, of Sa
luda, and had to ship the instrument!
to Ward, and then drive from New
berry to Ward, on the Columbia and
Augusta division of the Southern, and
haul the piano back to Saluda about~
14 miles.-Newberry Herald and News
This is a good argument in favor o
a railroad from Saluda to Newberry,
and we hope to live to ride to and
Sfrom Newberry over this much needed
oad, but if Mr. Wallace had known
as much about how to ship from New
berry to Saluda as he does about sell
'ing good pianos, he would have ship
'ped by car rates via Ward and Bells
on our new road, only a short dis
tance from Saluda. Nearly all goods
now billed to Saluda are hauled in
rhort order either from Bells, or Mine
Creek crossings, not mnore than two
and one-half miles distance.
You will therefore take due notice,
Mr. Wallace, and govern yourself ac
Death of Mrs. jUer 34. Hfendricks.
Mrs. Lucy A. Hendricks died at P$e
maria on the 25th of August and was
buried at the Hughey graveyard cn the
26th. ~She was about 75 years old .
J. and M. R. Crooks desire to return
thanks to all who so kindly lent their
assistang!! and gave their gid and sym
pathy during the illnes and at the~
death and burial of Mrs. Hendricks.
Now is the time to subscribe to The
,:ra and News. $1.50 a year.
NOTED LVNDSCAPE ARCHITECT.
Harlan P. Relsey Visits Newberry.
Pleased With Willowbrook Park.
Drives Over City.
Mr. Harlan P. Kelsey, landscape
gardener and arvhitect, spent Sunday
in Newberry with Mr. E. H. Aull. 3'
Kelsey, while a Southern man, has
been -making his home for several
years in New EnIgland, living at Salem,
Mass. He has been employed by the
State Hospital commission to lay out
the grounds and roads and assist in
the locations of the buildings that are
now being erected at the State Park
in the general plan of enlarging the
State hospital for the insane.
Mr. Kelsey, some years age, gave to
Columbia the general plan of parking
that city, which is now being carried
out by the city council. He is also
employed by the city of Greenville in
a plan which has been agreed upon
by that city for the parking of the en
tire city. In fact, the parking 'dea is
being taken hold of by all progressive
and up to date towns and cities.
Mayor Langford spent sometime
with Mr. Kelsey on Sunday afternoon,
and Mr. Z. F. Wright was kind enough
to take Mr. Kelsey over Newberry in
his car, and amongst other places vis
ited was Willowbrook. Mr. Kelsey was
charmed with the appearance of Wil
lowbrook, and said that it came near
er his idea of a park than anything he
had seen at any of the mills in this
State, or anywhere else for that mat
ter. He said that one of the many
difficulties in parking Newberry was
the narrow streets, and one of the first
things that should be done would be
to secure afvide bcualevard somewhere
through or around the city so that the
people might see what was meant by
the park idea.
He was shown the proposed land for
the Idler's park and thought it could
be made into a very pretty park, and
that possibly a .boulevard on one side
of this land might be carried through
under the railroad and on. along by
Willowbrook. It is hoped that -ar
rangements may be soon mad to be
gh. work on this park and while we
wil have to start with a smia.1 plot, it
is expected to extend the par-i dcwn
the creek to the railroad it would
pay the people who own property ad
joining this proposed park to c yoper
ate in naking a wide boulevard along
one side of it for that would material
ly increase the~ value of the land on
such boulevard as a residence section.
All cities and towns -the size of New
berry should realize the importance
of providing 'playgrounds for the chil
dren and parks for thle older people
and the city that does not take hold
of it is not keeping in touch with the
PARTY FOR TISITORS.
Miss Danielson Entertained at Hyatt
Miss Birdie Danielson entertaineo.
Wednesday evening at Hyatt Park
casino a numbher of young people in
honor of Mi'ss Dosha Franklin, of
Newberry. After numerous games
were played delicious ices and sweets
Miss Marie Jeffords gave a party to
a number of her friends Thursday
evening at her home, 1104 Price ave
nue. She was assisted in entertaining
by Mrs. S. D. Shockley and Miss Ber
tie Jeffords. Music was delightfully
rendered by Julius Gerloff and
amusing gamnes and guessing contests
were en.joyed. In the dining room,
which was all in pink and white, with
lovely asters furnishing the table dec
~orations refreshments were served.
Death of Mrs. Prince.
Mrs. Sallie Prince died at her
home in Mollohon mill village on Sun
day morning at 1 o'clock and was
burned at Rosemont cemetery on Mon
day morning at 11 o'clock, the Rev. L.
B. White conducting the service. She
was 56 years old, and leaves a hus
band, Mr. M. E. Prince, and one daugh
ter, Mrs. M. M. Plair, Jr., to mourn her
deathes, besides a sister, Mrs. Matilda
Wesson, of Arkansas., anid two broth
ers, Messrs. J1. D. Johnson, of Clinton,
and W. W. Johnson, of Newberry.
Now is the time to subscribe to The
-NEWS OF PONARIA.
Cotton Market the Top and Heaiy
Selling Result.-Street Paiing
Pomaria, Sept. 11.-Cotton selling is
the order of the day now. There were
about 125 bales sold her last Satur
day. Keep your eye on Pomaria cot
ton market., The buyers will give you
the top every time.
Mr. Goldsmith Long, of Greenville,
is visiting relatives in town.
Mr. George Smith, of Simpsonville,
is on a visit to Mr. V. L. Smith and
The lawn party which was announc
ed last week is postponed to Saturday.
Miss Cathleen Hentz gave the boys
and girls a birthday party on last
Wednesday night. They all report
having a fine time.
Mr. Roy Johnson left Monday for
Charleston; he will be gone for sev
Dr. Cal Kibler, of Atlanta, is visit
ing fielatives in town this week.
Miss Johnstone, of Chester, is visit
ing her friend, Miss Lucy Ligon.'
Miss Vernette Pinner, of Horseshoe,
N. C., came Sunday to spend a while
with her brother, Dr. Z. T. Pinner.
Mr. W. T. Hatton has purchased an
Qakland car. It is a beauty.
Misses Annie Hatton, Katie Wilson
and Eugenia Hentz leave Tuesday for
Due West where they will resume
The town will look lonesome again
when all the girls leavt for their re
spective places of learning.
Judge J. T. Kinard went to Newber
ry on Monday on legal business.
Miss Eugenia Hentz and brother
spent Sunday with their friend, Miss
Chills and fever is a* thing of the
past in our little town due to nothing
else but our pure mineral water.
Miss Eloise Hipp is still very sick
with fever. She has a stubborn case
of typhoid fever.
Mr. T. E. Hentz has added to the ap
pearanci of his store by putting in a
concrete side walk in front gf store.
It would add a great d-eal to the ap
,pearance as well as comfort if the I
town would -put down concrete side
We went to see Mfr. J. H. Living
stone this morning who was stricken
one day last week and am sorry to
say that he has not made much change
for the better.
Mr. Frank Ligon is vigi-ting relatives
and friends in town this week.
s. S. W.
TE ACHERS' EXAMINATIONS.
To Re Held in all Counties of State1
Columbia, Sept. 8.-The regular fall
teachers' examination for certificates'
to teach in the schools of the State
will be held in the various counties of1
the State on October 6. according to a
letter address-ed yesterday to the coun
ty superintendents of education of the
State by State Superintendent of Ed
Edgefield Chronicle, 7th. Wrda
The marriage of Miss RoseWadw
Simkins arnd Mr. William Wallace
Hunter took place at the home of Mr.
James L. Hunter, 37 Colyant Ave., in
Atlanta, Thursday, August 31st.
Miss Simkins is a daughter of Mr.
Eldred Simkins, of F'ranklin, N. C., a
niece and a granddaughter of War
Governor Francis W. Pickens, of South
Mr. W. W. Hunter is a civil engineer
connected with.the department of pub
lic works of the city of Augusta, Ga.,
where he has made his home for the
past seven years. He is a graduate of
the Georgia School of Technology of
Mr. and Mrs. Hunter will be at home
to their friends after the 15th of Sep
tember, 408 Reynolds St., Augusta,
Miss Simkins has often visited her
Edgefield relatives, the family of Hon.
S. McG. Simkins, and is remembered
here most pleasantly.
Clinton Gazette, 7th.
Rich Little, colored, living in Clin
ton, is the father of twin boys, whom
he has named Colie Bl.ease and Casey
Jnes HT-ow's th at for hig:h?9
* THE IDLER. *
Did you ever feel like you would
like to preacb just a little? You know.
the advantage of preaching is that you
have no one to talk back at you, at
the time at least. Well, I have been
talking so much lately about munici
pal affairs, and it seems to be like
pouring cow peas on raw hides, or
water on a duck's back, for all the
good I am accomplishing, that I have
decided to .preach a short sermon, not
that I am any sort of a preacher, but
in reading lately I have foun,d some
good things-at least I think they are
good-and I want to pass them on in
the hope that they may fall into fertile
soil and do some soul good, or arouse
the good that is in some soul and put
it into active service.
Had you ever thought why it is so
many people grow old while they are
still young? And that they do not ap
preciate youth until it is gone? And
that when it is gone it -is gone beyond
recall? One of the main reasons is
the supreme selfishness of so many
people. They live for themselves and
to themselves alone. They are always
ready to take but never give. Th3y
remember all the unpleasant things
they can and forget the pleasant ones.
I read a pretty little book some time
ago-it doesn't matter what the name,
nor the names of the charactars,- in
which the following con7erztion took
"Youth-the most beautiful gift of
the gods, which we never appreciate
until it is gone forever."
'I have kept mine," replied the oth
er. "I have deliberately forgotten all
the unpleasant things and remember
ed the others. When a little pleas
ure has flashed for a moment against
the dark, I hav'e made .that jewel
mine. I have 'hundreds of them, from
the time my baby fingers clatped my
first rose, to the nig*t you and Lynn
came to bring more sunshine into my
old life. I call it my Necklace of Per
feet Joy. When the world goes wrong,
I have only to close my eyes and re
member all the links in my chain, set
with gems, some large and some
small, 'but all beautifu-l with the beau
ty which never fades. It is all I can
take with me when I go. My material
possessions must stay behind, but nay
Necllace gf Perfect Joy will bring me
happiness to the end, when I put it on,
to be nevermore unclasped."
Suppose you think on this little ser
mon and ask yourself if you are mak
ing for yourself a Necklace of Perfect
Joy, or are you spending your life
on material things and bringing frowns
and wrinkles to your face and pre
mature old age to yourself. The ac
cumulation of material things is all
right, but when you let it absorb your
whole being it is sure to ma,ke you old
and sour aiid brabbed and seIfish, and
sooner or later you must -bid it adieu,
and you will long for that Necklace of
Perfect Joy that I am now .trying to
tell you about.
How are you going to make 'that
Necklace of Perfect Joy? There are
many ways and they are so easy and
so pleasant I often wonder why more
people are not making such a Necklace
for themselves. I can't understand it.
You must be kind and considerate and
generous and unselfish. They' are so
easy and make you feel so much 'bet
ter. When night comes if you cans
remember some kind word you have
spoken to some broken hearted fellow
being that made him feel better; if
you can recall some help that you
have extended without a selfish motive
ack of it; if you have made some soul
happier and brighter and better, these
are pearls in your Necklace. of Perfect
Joy. But if your main motive has
been greed and selfishness and avarice,
and to accomplish your purpose you
have disregarded the Tights of the
other fellow, and have taken advan
tage of his weakness and helplessness,
you have only injured yourself, and
you are drying up the fountains of
youth and growing old while you
should still be young. I am now very
old in years. About the only thing that
worries me is I can't understand the
methods of this modern age.
*'ife has many maning-c: but it is
what we make it atter an. - u tul
dulum swings from daylight to dark
ness, from sun to storm, but the ba
lance is always true." * * "We need
sorrow as the world needs night We
can not always live in the sun. We
can take what comes to us bravely,
ag gentlewomen should, but we must
take it, dear-there is no other way.
"We are but ships on the sea of life."
Sometmes Phe right 'is; dr)eadfully
dark and it all seems hard, but if we
believe in an overruling providence
we must believe that the sun is still
shining somewhere and sometime we
will be brought into the light of a
brighter and a better day. There are
times when there is awful loneliness
and desolation and no ray of hope
comes in, and we feel like asking, It
is worth while? and what does this
life mean anyhow? Then it is that'
you feel the need of that Necklace of
Perfect Joy so that you may be able
to say, "Still, my Captain knows, and,
now, when I can hear the breakers
booming on the reef where I am to
strike my colors, I am not afraid."
"This is a strange world and it is
better not to try to _ understand
things." That is true. Go on mak
ing that Necklace of Perfect Joy, and.
when you come to put it oni, never
more to be unclasped, everything will
be explained. Now, I . don't know
whether anybody reads what I write or
not, but this is writ in the hope that
it may inspire some one to begin the!
making a Necklace of Perfect Joy for
himself. It is. a priceless Necklace,
but one within the reach of everyone.
And my parting praryer for everyone
who reads this is that he may secure
one for himself.
Haye Friends and ]Relatives in New
Edgefield Chronicle, -7th.
Hon. B. E. Nicholson, Mrs Hallie
Greneker and Miss Sallie Man Nichol
son returned last week from their fore
night's visit to New York They went
and came back by water from Savan- I
nah. The glories and deird;h: o4' the
Metropolis were pnly surpassed by the
novel and near-tragic experiences
through which they went on the home
ward voyage-following closely in the
wate of the recent South Atlantic hur
ricane. They .ust missed taking the
almost ill-fated Apache boat, which
was nearly strand'ed off Charleston,
all passengers being warned to it on
life' preservers. But Edgefield's rep
resentatives escaped all harm,n and.
they report not being even sessick.
You can't easily lose or perturb an
Edgefield stay-at-home or a traveler
aroad, and especially while riding the
"Newspapers Against the People."
hristian Appeal, 7th.
In behalf of the 50,000 Democrats
who voted for Gov'. Blease, regardless
f the newspaper bosses, I wish to1
hank you, Mr. Editor, for your ex
pose tinder the above caption in the
Appeal of 24th August.
Also for the article copied from the
ewerry Herald and News on "Par
ons Granted" 'by the governor.
Why can't the newspapers generally
keep the people posted and break away'
the cloud of ignorance charged by the'
News and Courier? For we are large
y ignorant of the truth of many
things going on because the newspa
pers will not deal fairly, but hide the
truth when it suits them. And so I~
elieve, Mr. Editor, you are half right:
Newspapers against the people."
H. E. Eaddy.
Johnsonville, S. C.I
Fodder pulling' is the order of the
day and cotton is opening.
Miss Nannie Cameron, of Newberry,
is the guest of Miss Minnie Mills.
Mr. IMaxey, Mor ls and hvigj, of
Newberry, spent last Sunday and Sun
day night at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
. D. Morris, returning to their home
Misses Estelle and Arlie Dominick'
spent a few days at Mr. W. M. Lester's.
Our school closed last Friday, with
Miss Gertrude Culbertson as teacher,
she returning to her home at Ware
Shoals on Saturday.
Miss Mary Lou Moore has returned
home after an extended visit to New
The health of this community is
.-ry oona at this writing.
LNI IA IAI I lt
GUILTY, DECLARES JURY
SENTENCED TO DEATH IN CHAIM
ON NOVEMBER 24.
Jurors Fairly Shout Verdict of Guilty,
as Result of Prayerfl1 Delibera
tions Lasting 58 Minutes.
* Henry Clay Beattie, Jr., drove *
* his motor car into Riehmond,
* Va., on the night of July 18 and *
* unloaded the dead body of his *
* The young husband's story *
* that the murder was committed *
* by a rough-bearded stranger, *
* and that he wrested from the *
* murderer a single-barrelled * -
* shotgun, was discredited by*
* prosecuting attorneys.
* Jury decided that Beattle kill
* ed in order that he might be *
* free to continue his relations *
* with Beulah Binford, a girl of *
* the under world.
* Meanwhile, Beulah Binford,
* after her Telease from jail, hur
* ried to New York to appear on*
* the stage.
* Jury September 8 returned *
* verdict of murder in first de- *
Beattie was condem9fed to
* death by electrocution, and -No- *
* vember 24 fixed for the electro- *
Chesterfield C. H., Va., Sept. 8.
Twelve Virginia farme,-s knelt at dusk
tonight in the obscurity of the small
jury room of the Chesterfield court
house, praying fervently that they
might pass judgment aright upon
Henry Clay Beattie,: Jr., indicted for
the murder of his wife. They record
ed an unanimous verdict of guilty.
In a short fifty-eight minutes they
weighed carefully their decision ap;d
once more on bended knees they in
voked Divine assistance that they
might not err in their decision.
It was almost a shout when the
spokesman spoke the single word,
The prisoner returned the gaze of.
the jurymen unswervlingly.
Appeal to be Taken.
The court of appeals, tQ be sure,
will be asked to grant.a writ of error
and a new trial. Young Beattie, cog
izant of~ law weapons yet at his dis
posal, di'no surrender. Inste'ad he
consoled his broken dos. father, -
white haired and wrinkled, and com
forted him as he whispered, "I haven't
lost yet, father."
Not a man- of the twelvte jurymen
hesitated when asked what was .his
pinion as to the verdict. It perhaps
was the dramatic climax of Virginia
justice, which in the last centu'ry has
swiftly sent ,to death such famous
murderers as Cluverius, Phillips and
At the close of a powerful argument
by L. 0. Wendenburg, the voluntary. -.
assistant of the Commnowealth in the
:ase, the suspense was felt not alone
in the court room, but in Richmond,
where thousands awaited the outcome.
The jury had for e:even days heard
evidence; for two days, speeches, but
the words of Wendenburg rang in
their ears as they left the court room
to find their verdict.
"Let that man go free," he cried.
"What? Let that man go free.
"Why the motherhood of Virginia,
the womanhood of this nation will
shudder in terror as the security of
ts life is threatened. Let tnlis man
go free? The man who basked in the
sunshine of another woman's eye,
while at his home a young wife nursed
his child ? Gentlemen, I merely ask
ou in the name of justice to do your
In vivid detail the prosecutor de
scribed the wife as she started On her
nnocent automobile ride. He told of
how Beattie step,ped into the dark
T-'cket, founi the gun which he ha:!
arlier concealed and deliberately slew
The desperate ride home with the.
leeding and lifeless, crushed into~ the
small space in the front part of the
machine th a h usban d coldly sitting