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The ]ovements of Hany People
Newberrians, and Those Who
Mr. Eugene S. Blease attended court
at Saluda last week.
Mrs. Kate Smith, of Norfolk, Va.,
is in Newberry.
Dr. Jas. P. Kinard, of Winthrop, is
in the city.
Mr. G. H. Amick has moved from
Pomaria to Newterry.
Mr. John Henry Baxter has returned
from another flying trip to Laurens.
3Mr. Douglas Weeks, of Newberry, is
a visitor this week.-P:uxwood cor.
Sumt . tchman ..ro:.. , h.
.Mrs. Carrie Pool is spending the
week with her daughter, Mrs. Henry
DeVega, of Ch-ester.
Mrs. S. N. Henderson, Mr. Lewis
Henderson and little son, Noland, are
the guests of Mrs. W. E. Ruff.
Misses Sara White and Shirley Hix,
of Clinton, spent the week-end in the!
Mrs. J. A. Barre spent the week-enI
with friends in Newberry.Lexington
cor. Augusta Chronicle, 10th.
Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Schuipert,- ef
Prosperity, spent the week-end witl
Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Long and Mr. an"
Mrs. H. T. Long.
Miss Caro Aull, of N-3wberry, spent
week-end with her friend, Miss Ern
estine Barre.-Lexington cor. Augus
ta Chronicle, 10th.
Mr. Cannon G. Blease has returncd
from Washington, D. C., having ac
-companied to that city his brother,
Mr. T. E. Epting and Mr. James Ept
ing were called to Mt. Pleasant section
*Sunday on account of the'extreme ill
ness of their sister, Mrs. Dolly Smith.
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Sease, of Slighs,
Xiss Kate Sarratt, teacher of the
Wheeland school, and Mrs. P. F. Half
acre were pleasant visitors at The
~Herald and News office on Saturday.
Col. J. H. Wharton was a conspicu
ous figure on our streets this wesek.
He is in attendance upon the Baptist
convention, 'but went to Longshores,
in Newberry county, Thursday, where'
he addressed a large gathering off
Woodmen of the World.--Greenwood
VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
"The Thief" has been rebooked for
the Newberry opera hous-e, December
Contractor -W. T. Livingston is
buil-ding a new residence at Little
Mountain for Mr. J. B. .Lathan.
There are only 17 more days till
*Christmas.-Newberry Observer. That
was last Friday.
Sheriff Buford emptied 20 or 25 gal
Ions of whiskey .which had accebmulat
ed on his hands during the suimme'r.
* The Bachelor Maids will meet at the
chsamber of corimerce On Tuesday af
ternoon at 4 o'clock.
".December's as pleasant as May.'~
This is not new, but is inserted to
keep the record straight.
That will be a good chance next
-fSaturday to get suitable lots for sto-re
-buiildings and residences near the*
Office mice have been nibbling and
mutilating the reporter's copy lately.
If some fellow doesn't see what he is
looking for lay it on the mice.
The Ladies' Aid society of the Lu
-ther,an Church of thes Redeemer will
mbet with Mrs. Leland Summer or.
Tuesday afternoon at 4 o'clock.
When several college students carry
a fellow-student's trunk to a young
lady's home it is no sign that the said
student is boarding there--yet.
The old building is being removed
from the new postoffice site, Contrac
tor W. T. Livingston having been in
structed to "take it away."
'The Dalmar correspondent of the
Leesville News-Advocate speaks of the
recent motoring of T. E. Wicker, J. T.
:Cromner and H. 0. Stone to Leesville
:and Batesburg as "a joy ride."
iMrs. Joseph L. Keitt's father, Mr.'
W. P. Goe, died at bome in Garards
town, W. Va., Saturday night. Mr.
Keitt left Sunday for Garardstown,
Mrs. Keitt 'having gone there a week
cor so ago.
There will be a business meeting
-of the calendar at the home of Mrss
R. D. Wright Tuesday afternoon at3
o'clock, and from 4 to 6 the ladies will
be at home to all the ladi'es of the
church in honor Mr. and Mrs. Banks.
At the meeting in Greenwood last
week of the 'State Baptist convention
Presiden W H. Hunt apnointed the
Rev. Geo. A. Wright on the committee
"to consider the sanitarium proposi
College minstrels Tuesday night at
the opera house, The Traitor Thurs
day night, and the Christmas bazaar
and hot supper Friday night by the
Ladies' Aid society of the First Bap
If "Col." John M. Kinard, of New
berry, had gone to Panama with the
bankers on that boat excursion, even
he would have got seasick, and he
can stomach almost anything.-Ander
Rev. M. 0. J.' Kreps preached a very
forceful sermon at Mt. Hebron last
Sunday from Josuha 4:21. "What
mean these stones." The appicatiOn
was to the Theological seminary build
i.ng in Columbia whose cause he was
representing.-D-elmar cor. Leesville
Mr. Jno. S. Derrick moved Monday.
He had to vacate the house on corner
of Friend and College streets to let
it be removed from the spot so as to
-Dable preparations to be-in for the
,,.ew postoffice bu"ding. M. Derrick
as 1. Cl!ted rooms -rcr e , E.
At the meeting in Columbia last
Thursday of the State board of edu
cation, the high school apportionment
among those schools nw.eting the re
quirements of the high school law was
decided on. Among the appropriations
to the various schools of the different
counties are the ' following: Little
Mountain, $440; Prosperity, $500.
Don't forget that the Philathea
class of the First Baptist church will
have a booth at the bazaar on the 15th
instant. 'Remember the place, next
door to E. M. Lane & Co. It will be
nice to be waited on by the young la
dies of the class. That is worth some
thing in itself. Then, too, you will
have an excellent opportunity to buy
a Christmas present.
Auditor Werts has received instruc
tion from the comptroller general as
information and guidance in the as
sessment of income tax. General
Jones tells the auditor that as rapid-,
ly as he "can obtain information as
to person's liable to the tax," he will
transmit the same "to help him to en
force the law." The comptroller gen
eral is keeping the auditors of the
various counties busy in this'direction.
The Washington papers of the 5th~
instant record the tendering .of a ban
uet on the evening before to noted
nen guests of Johns Hopkins alumni
association, the dinner being held at
the Cosmos club in Washington city.
There were forty eminent men present.
Four doctors made addresses, One of
the number being Dr. James M. John
son, a Newterry boy. The Herald and
News is pleased to see this additional
evidence of advancing prominence and
increasing usefuln-ess of Dr. Johnson.
THE COLLEGE MIN1STRELS.
"An Evening on the Campus" to Be
Presented at Opera House on
The college minstrels will appear at
the opera house this evening, in "An
Evening on the Campus." The parti
cipants have been trained by Bobbye
Bass, of Columbia, who has had a
great deal of experience in vaudeville
and minstrelsy, and his training, in
connection with the talesnt of the col
tege boys, assures a production which
will be well worth seeing. This min
strel has become an annual affair at
Newberry college, and is for the bene
fit of the athletic association, and d-e
erves liberal patronage, both because
f its merit and because of the pur
pose for which it is given
The program includes a number of
good vocal selections by trained voices,
a good quartette, acrobatic acts by
Capplemann and Mayes, comic songs
and monologues by Bobbye Bass, and
concludes with a roaring farce entitled
"The Booster Club of Blackville." G.
H. Ballentine -will be the master of
There is reial merit in the program.
The college boys deserve a good turn
See them at the opera house Tuies
At the Book Store.
Things are going cheap and bar
gains are to be had at Mayes Book
store. The store has to be emptied by
January for occupancy of Ewart-Perry
company. The bookstore will be con
ducted after January first at the place
now occupied by Ewart-Perry com
pany. In order not to have to move
so many goods to his new stand Mr.
Mayes will sacrifice his stock. Now is
Your time to get benefits at the ex
pense of a merchant.
Now is the time to subscribe to
WORK TO CUMENCE.
On New Government Postoffice Build
ing-The Contractor, Are in
The indications now are that wor
is soon to be commenced on the NeN
berry new government postoffice buik
ing. It has been sevral years since th
first appropriation for the buildin
was made by congress. A f-.w ween
ago bids for the building were opene
and the contract was let to BarnE
Brothers of Lincolnsport, Indiana.
Mr. Barnes. a member of the firn
who have the contract, has arrived i
Newberry with his superintendent
construction, Mr. King, and is lookin
around for material, and expects t
begin work very soon on the constru(
tion of the building.
The government superintendent i
expected in Newberry in a few day!
and it now begins to look as if at lea,
the work will be commenced on th
new postoffice building. It is unde,
stood that the contract calls for
completion early in 1913. but the bi,
tory of.these buildings is that it usual
lv takes a longer time o gt th -
ready for occupancy.
The Williamson Co.
We wish to call especal attentio
to the ad of the Williamson Co. i
this issue. It's well worth reading
Christmas shoppers will find it t
their advantage to purchase thei
presents from them.
POLICEMAN SHOOTS TO KILL.
A Very La'rge Bird, a Beautiful Spec!
men of His Species.
On last Saturday morning, actin
under instructions of 1r. S. P. Crol
well, Policeman H. H. Franklin shc
and killed a 'big night hawk in Mi
Crotwell's barn. The hawk lived i
the barn and had become tame. I
it had remained satisfied to make it
meals on rats and mice there woul
have been no objection to its domes
tication, but the hawk got too familia
with Mrs. Crotwell's chickens, whic]
got him in trouble and cost him hi
Mr. Franklin brought the dead bir<
home with him, and Mrs. Frankli.1
wanted The Herald and News- reporte
to see it. It measures fully a yard
if not more, from tip to tip of win;
and is very beautiful with its deel
downy feathers of white and goli
spotted like polka dot designs th-e la
dies wear. It is worth preserving fo
Mr. Franklin says he has seen nigh
hawks but this beats any, in size an<
looks. In 'certain features it resemn
bes the owl, and Mr. Franklin think
that it mnust; have belonged to a famr
ily of the feathered tribe now or near
ly extinct, at least in this country.
Death in the County.
Mrs. E. B. Martin died Monda;
morning at 10 o'clock at her homn
near Smyrna church, at the age of 3
years, after a brief illness. She is sur
vived -by a husband and five childrer
and one sister, Mrs. J. H. West. Sh
was the daughter of the late Mr. aun
Mrs. M. J. Scott, of N'ewherry. Mrs
Martin was a most estimable womar
of a sweet and gentle nature, and on
of the noblest that ever graced a homn
or "brightened a community.
The burial will take place at Rose
mont cemetery Tuesday afternoon a
3 o'clock, service to be conducted b
the Res E. C. Watson and G. A
Death at the County Home.
Mr. Win. J. Cox died at the count
home Saturday night and was burie
there sunday. He was about 45 year
old. Mr. Cox was a native of Greerk
ville county. He came to Newberr
and was employed as a carpenter b
Mr. 0. W. Leroy. About four year
ago he was, stricken with paralysi!
since which time he hasi been> an ii
mate of th.e home. When first take
sick he was cared for kindly by cil
izens of Newberry, but having no re:
atives here he was given a home b
Crosses of Honor.
All veterans wishing to app-ly fc
Crosses of Honor. will please secr
applications at once. Must be fille
out and returned to me by Decemb4
20, at the latest, in order to receix
them by January 19. Therea is on]
one more year in which these cross<
will be bestowed, so it may save mai
regrets if the applications are mad
Mrs. J1. H. West,
President Drayton Rutherford Chapt\
Prosperity Gets Postal Banik.
Washington, Dec. 7.--Prosperity,
IC., has been designated a postal sa
A nice Christmas p)resent--The He
COUNTY TEACHERS MEET.
[- Organization Perfected and Officers
Chosen for the Ensuing Scholas
k At 11 o'clock Saturday, December;
7- 9, the teachers of Newberry county
I- held their first meeting for the year
P in the high school building. In the
g. absence of other officers, the associa
s tion was called to order and organized
d by Mr. J. S. Wheeler. The first thing
s in order was the election of officers.;
As a result of this the following were
elected: President, Mr. J. S. Wheeler;!
n vic: president, Mr. 0. C. Shealy; sec
)f retary, Miss Eliza Mabry.
g The president, after a pleasing ad
. dress, appointed as his executive
ccmmittee, the officers of the associa
i tion, together with Miss Mary C. Bur
S ton and Col. E. H. Aull.
It was then decided that th- meet
5t ing should be held in the hi- sc;"ool
e building at 11 o'clock on the second
Saturday :f each month, and that a.
a week before each regular meeting the.
- president s.hould send a card to -zach
teacher in the county, stating the time.
Splace and progr-m for the next meet
There was no program arranged fo
this first meeting, but Col. Aull, at the
n president's rqu t, made a very in
n zerezting talk as to the teaching con
ditlons and requirements in the coli,
o ty. He believes, as we do, that the
r tcachers of Newberry county are an
arnest, conscientious body, and that
they will give him the co-operation!
due him in the work as superintendent.
of education. Let each teacher show
her interest in the association by at
tending as promptly and regularly as
possible. An interesting and helpful
prcgram will be arranged for each
m.eeting. Eliza Mabry,
Cant. J. M. Robinson Dead.
f Capt. J. M. Robinson, one of the
s most prominent and best beloved citiz
d ens of Augusta, died at his home in
- that city on Friday. He was a broth
r er of Mrs. Della Robinson, of this city.
I Making Matters Even.
The careless hunter in the deer-track
Thought, as some hunters do, he had
When through the bushes he an ob
Which seemed to him to wear a buck
Straightaway he raised his deadly gun
With haste to mnakes a careful hunter
And forthwith to the brown earth
S An object groaning till its last breath
IThe careless 'hunter then, to his dis-'
Discovered that a friend of his had!
A young man much like him who fir
eed the gun
With which the fatal shooting had
IHe called al'oud for help, he -tore his
hair and cried
In sore distress until there came a
Who looked upon the living and the
Then to the living thus he said:
"Oh, that's all right; I'm glad to note~
You've fixed the merry one who rock
ted the boat
Last year, and by his jolly monkey biz
SHe .got a few-he's now got his.
And lis-ten, friend, you'd better go,
It may be your tu.rn next, you know."
y i -New York Tribuno.
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y* AT THE THEATRE. *
-December 12-College Minstrels.
n December 14-The Traitor.
t'January 3-Finnegan's Honeymoon.
IJanuary 15-The County Sheriff.
y February 8-Madame Sherry.
February 16-Paid in Full.
1February 22-The Lyman Twins.
March 29-A Woman of the Hour.
>rApril 6-Christy Bros. Minstrels.
e April 24-The Traveling Salesman.
rGOV. BLEASE TO BALTIMUOBE.
yLeaves Washington A fter Expressing
sConfidence in Re-election.
e Washington, Dec. '7.-Gov. Blease
left for Baltimore this after.noon to at
tend teirrigation congress, atrat
tending sessions of the Rivers and
Harbors conigress in this city.
S In conversation with friends here,
Gov. Please said that he had not the
slightest doubt that he would defeat
Judge JIones, and as mauy others who,
rmight enter the field against him for
CENTRAL CHURCH ORGAN
Handsome Instrument Accepted and
Paid For-Miss Mazie Dominick
is the Organist.
Central Methodist church has ac
cepted and has paid for its handsome
new pipe organ.
This church was inst-Ii=ng a pipe
organ at the time o the lire which
partly destroyed the church. The
church was put back in its former
shape, and a new orgzni installed by
the firm, which was erecting the or
gan destroyed in the fire.
The new orgai zist $,500. Of this
amount Mr. Andr,-w Carhegie paid
one-half. A check f or $-50, which wa s
received from him. and whih was ap
plied on the payment of the half of
the d-zbc renaining unpaid, ccmpletes
the payinent for the instrun:ent.
The organ is a ha *ue prductL
of the 1h st'ishment. Miss
Mazie Dcminiok, of this city, who is
one of the most accomplished musi
cians in the State, has been elected
organist, and will be in charge of the
The organ is a credit to the hand
somec cin:rch. The property of Centrall
Methodist church is now as valuable
and as churchly as can be found any
where, and it sp-1aks well for the spirit
f the mnembers of this congregation.
ChristniIs '1azaar Decei.her 1-.
Among the Christm.as bzazrs open
ad every year at this sc on nNne is
Inticipated with mor'e 1*casure han
is that of the ladies of tl First B:ap
tist chnrch. - The ladies of this
,hurch will hold their annual bazaar
and hot sfipper oft Friday, Decemberl
15, in the vacant store next door to E.
WV Lane & Co. Their fancy articles
are always attractive and lovely, and
Christmas shoppers should not miss
th opportunity to purchase at this
bazaar. In addition to the pretty
rancy work, mang useful articles will
)e .on sale, also home-made candies.
A delicious and appetizing supper
will be served in an attractive manner
)y the ladies themselves. The Inenu
Tried Oysters Chicken salad
Rice and Macaroni
[ce Cream Charlotte Russe
Willing to Stand.
A farmer owned a young steer which
:e wanted to break in to the plough1
and having no other animal to har
aess with it he decided to get into the
yoke himself, giving the~ reins to his
No sooner had they started than
the steer bolted into a wild runaway,
he farmer holding on to the yoke with
both hands and keepin~g the pace for.!
ear life. Over the ploughed field
they flew, and as hie was about to drop
c.r lack of wind, they brought up
gaint the fence with a might 'thump.
Asthe son hurried to the scene theI
panting farmer managed to gasp. "Un
bitch the steer, Bub. I'll stand."-Nor
man E. Mack's National Monthly.
Dne Cent a Word. No ad'
vertisement taken for less
than 25 cents.
CIRISTMAS shopping simplified by
visiting Pelham's. Newest things
in cut glass, brass goods, china
ware, .perfumery, stationery, foun
tain pens. Lowest prices. Large
stock. Satisfaction .guarantesd. Pel
LOST-On Sunday afternoon, a blue
lap robe; blue'on one side and black
on other. Lost between Newbserry
*nd Mr. Olin Lane's. Finder please
notify W. J. Ruff, Pomaria, S. C.,
R. F. D. 3. 12-12-it.I
FOR RENT-One eight-room two-story
house on ea.st Main street, Artesian
water and electric lights. Apply to
'Rev'. J. D. Kinard. 1 2-12-3t-ltaW
JUST ARRIVED-Calos~ of large
hogs. W. H. Lominick. 12-12-2t
NOTICE-Give us your laundry work.
A man will call for and delivereit
at your door. Furtlher information
phone 84-2. Annie 0. Ruff & Co.
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR FIN
The undersigned will apply to the
Judge of Probate for Newberry county
on Monday, JanuarY 15, 1912, at noon.I
for letters dismissory as administrator
of the' personal estate of Owen McFae
Robert McCaughrini Holmes,
(Corrected by Nat Gist).
6Strict good middling... ...... .9
Good middling... ... ... .......8%
(By Robt. McC. Holmes).
Strict good middling... ... ... ..9
Good middling... ... ... ... ....8%
Strict middling... .........-. -8%
(By Summer Bros. Co.)
Cotton seed .... ... ... -- 25%
(By A. P. Coleman).
Cotton... ... ... ... .. ... ...8
Cotton seed... ... ... ... ... ..24
(By Silverstreet Warehouse Co.)
Cotton... ... ... . ...........9
Cotton seed..... .... .... .... ..24
(By Aull & Hipp).
Cotton... ... ... ... ... .. ...9
Cotton seed......... ..... ... 24
(By J. l & A. G. Wise).
Cotton seed.... ....... ..24
(By J. B. Derrick).
Cotton. .................% to 9
Seed... ... ... .. . .....24
(By Glenn-Lowry Mfg. Co.)
C3tton... . ..... ... ... ... .....8%
Cotton seed... ............26
(By Smith Bros.)
Cot'Pn seed. ....... .........2
4YE S6iUTLE:N 7MES RECEIPTS"
-Published by the Young People's
Society of -the A. R. P. church, are
now on sale at the residence of Mr.
F. N. Martin. The book contains 500
tested receipts. Price, 75 cents.
FRESH FRUITS arrive every day at
J. L. Burns.
FOR FRESH fish, phone 321. J. L.
FOR RENT-One and two horse farms
with 4-room houses and other build
ings. H. D. Boozer, Newberry, S. C.
lUST arrived, a carload of heart and
sap shingles. Langford & Bus
lUST received, car load of buggies
and wagons. If you need one we
can save you money. Purcell &
I. L. BURNS handles all grades of
staple and ~faricy groceries..
LEARN AUTOM[OBILE BUSINESS
Take a 30 days practical course in
our well equipped machine shope
and learn the automobile business
and accept good positions. Char
lotte Auto School, Chiarlotte, N. C.
WANTED-Young men and ladies to
learn telegraphy. We are receiving.
more calls for our graduates than *z
we can supply. Charlotte .T.elegra
Sphy School, Charlotte, N. C. 3-7-ti.
KONEY TO LEND-Money to lend on
real estate. Long time and easy
payments. Hunt, Hunt & Hunter.
OTICE-First' patent flour at $4.85
per barrel. Don't miss this oppor
-tunity. Purcell & Scott.
FOR SALE--I off-er for sale the W. W.
Fellers place in No. 9 township, con
taining 38 acres. For further infor
mation as to price and terms apply
to Jim Rutherford, Blairs, S. C.
WHY PAY RENT 1-I will sell you
good land, unimproved, or clea,redq
land without a dollar cash payment.
Write me. T. N. Wilson, Presient
Arkansas Land Company. 11-23-im
I will sell at my residence at Jalapa
on Tuesday, December 12, 1911, to the
highest bidder, for cash, one Deering
binder, one mower and rake,
two two-horse wagons and harness,
turn plows and other farm implements.
About 65 bush'els Brooks' cotton seed,
also two mules and one horse, if not
sold before sale. Sale to begin at 10
J. M. Mayer,
Newberry, S. C., R. F. D. No. 3.
THIRTY cents paid for fresh e.ggs.
Newberry hotel. 11-2S-tf.
FOR RENT 1912-A two-horse farm
near town. A good dwelling house
and three acres of land. Also a
large store house in condition at Hel
ena. Apply tO M. M. Buford, New
berry, S. C. 12-5-tt
FOR SALE-Nice Jersey milch cow.
T. . Perms. 12-8-2t.