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NO PAPER TUESDAY.
Following Usual Custom, The Heral
and News Force Will Take Holi
Following our usual custom we wi
print only one paper next week. Thel
will be no paper on Tuesday, but o
Friday we will print as usual. Advei
tisers and those having matters fc
the paper will please take note of thi
The office will be closed on Monda:
and the printers will take holiday dui
ing Friday, Saturday and Monday. Tb
business office will be opened durin
Friday and Saturday so that those w
desire to renew their subscriptior
and assist the editor in securing a li
tle Christmas will feel free to call an
he will take pleasure in writing r<
The Xovements of Many People
Newberrians, and Those Who
Mr. W. C. Briggs has changed fro:
Whitmire to Clinton.
Mr. E. H. Longshore spent Tuesda
Mr. S. H. Baston has changed froi
Whitmire to Warrenville, S. C.
Mr. C. B. Halfacre has chang'ed froi
Newberry, No 5, to Prosperity, No.
Mr. T. H. 'Chapp'1l has chatged iro,
city to county, No. 1.
Mr. G. Ernest Finck has changed h
address from Macon to Columbus, Ga
Mr. Ben A. Havird returned from S
Louis, Mo., Thursday. More mules.
Miss Lucy McCaughrin has returi
-ed from the art school in Atlanta.
Miss Bedenbaugh, of Prosperity,
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. W. A
Smoak.-Aiken Sentinel, 19th.
Mr. Deuward Bultman was at hom
Sunday from Newberry college.-Suu
ter Item, 18th.
Mr. Carl Owen went to Newberr
this mornijng.-Gre~enwood Journa
Mr. Geo. A. Wright, Jr., has witt
drawn from the motion picture sho'
in Laurens and returned to Newberrl
Miss Sallie Johnstone has returne
from a visit to her brother, Mr. B. E
Johnstone, at Clemson.
Miss Julia Smith has returned t
Chappe11s, after a pleasant visit t
Mrs. A. T. Brown.
Mrs. 1. H. Hunt returned Thursda
from a visit to her sister, Mrs. Ceci
L. Reid, in Fredericksburg, Va.
Mr. Thomas F. Tarrant, a formes
Newberrian now of -Charlotte, is vis
i.ting his nephew, Mr. R. L. Tarrant, c
the Commercial bank.
Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Pearce and lii
tie son, William Edward, are visitin
at Mr. Pearce's old home, Edenton, 3
Mr. Thomas Whitmire, of ClintoI
was in the city Wednesday. Mr. Whii
mire had not been here in 25 years a:
though he lived here at one time an
lives so, near Newberry now.
C. C. Wyche, of Prosperity, grac
uate of the University of South Can
olina, class of 1911, and pitcher o
the varsity baseball team is in CC
lumbia.-The State, 20th.
Miss Louise Cunningham, who
teaching school at Pomaria will rf
turn to Union the latter part of tn
- week to spend the holidays with he
parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Cunning
Tham.-UJnion Progress, 19th.
Mr, Olin Franklin Fulmer, of Cc
lumbia, and Miss Lena Alber'ta Heil
mann, ot Savannah, Ga., will be ma2
ried on Thursday, December 28, i:
Savannah. Mr. Fulmer is a brothe
of Mrs. H. B. Wells, of Newberry, an
son of Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Fulmer, c
Columbia, formerly of Newberry.
YARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
"The County Sheriff" has postpone
its engagement- here.
"Finnegan's Honeymoon" is stil
booked for January 3 at the oper
Be early in all things. Christina
comes in on time and doesn't wait fo
"There's a song in the air"-Chrisi
mnas tide is fiowing. When it ebb
may there be no wrecks from the ur
Good can come out of Nazareti
The president of the State Baptis
convention hails from Newberry.
Greenville News. Thank you.
Having closed contract for the build
ngo two house in Columbia for M:
J. P. Green, Contractor Irby D. Shoe
ley left Wednesday for that city.
d Returning to Newberry to live 1
S. K. Bouknight will leave Lexingt
county next week. He used to be
good blacksmith here and will reop
his shop in the city.
Carnegie has given the Method
churh in Newberry $750 to help b
an .organ. That is probably the b
r note ever struck for that church.
3. Greenwood Journal. Mighty good, b
not the best.
A good chance to buy personal pro
e -rty, consisting of buggies, carts, wa
g ons, cows, oxen, mules, horse, dri
plow and household furniture will
0 at the sale on Thursday, December.
s at Jalapa. Property of Mrs. Talu
d Some people are late with ever
- thing--late in getting to church, to t
opera house and other places; late
paying taxes, etc. Trains and ma:
do not wait on such people. Neith
will the express. Hurry with yo
_ packages, or get left.
The grocery business of Geo.
Long has been removed by him frc
his old stand in lower Main strmet
n rooms between corners of Dr. V
Smith's drug store and P. F. Baxt
& Son's undertaking establishmei
' Mr. Long is still running his restau
ant also at his new stand.
n One of the very best cures for t
bl%.ck blues is the d.elightful and ma
nificent music to be heard from t
n Victor-Victrola at the art studio of
A. and M. M. Salter in lower Ma
n street. Pay a visit to the studio a:
even though you don't want your "pJ
ture took" you may enjoy the fi
music, such music that you don't he
NEW COUNCIL SWORN IN.
Oath of Office Administered to May
And Aldermen by City Attorney
The new city council for the ye
e 1912 was sworn in on Thursday mor
ing by City Attorney Eugene S. Blea.
The council is composed as follow
y Mayor, J. J. Langfod; Alderm
IWard 1, W. H. Shelley; Alderm:
Ward 2, H. H. Abra.ms; Alderms
- Ward 3, C. T. Summer; Alderm:
Ward 4, E. L. Rodelsperger; Alde
man Ward 5, 0. S. Goree.
School Trustee W. S. Langford, frc
d Ward 4, and 3. M. -Davis, from Wa:
- 5, also took the oath of office.
The new council met immediatel
0 It was decided to hold the election fi
policemen and other subordinate of
cers at a meeting to be held on F1
day, Dec.ember 29.
Church of the Redeemer.
(Rev. Edward Fulenwider, pastor.
r INothing preventing, the followli
will be the -program of divine servica
Iat the Lutheran Church of the 'R
deemner next Sunday:
-11 a. m. The regular morning se
vice. The pastor will preach on tl
- subject, "Crowded Out." The Chris
mas tide is one of the happiest ai
,best times of all the year, and yd
.there are so many things that cor
- in to mar its beauty. We are all
d more or less danger of losing the re
spirit of the season. In the serm<
some of the things that are crowdia
Jesus out will be discussed. .The te
~is found in Luke 2:7, "There was
room for them in the inn." At t:
~close of this service there will be tl
annual meeting of the congregatic
s Elders will be elected.
6 p. m. Promptly at this hour t:
e Christmas exercises by the Sund.
r school will 'begin. The little exercis
-and songs by the primary and* inte
mediate schools are very sweet ai
-cheerful. The address will be mai
-by Dr. A. J. Bowers.
- The public is cordially invited to
' the services.
A mule is a good thing in its plac
By consulting advertisement, reade
of The Herald and News will see th
Mr. H. H. Abrams is on hand at t1
stables of the Summer-Wise Co., reat
Sto deal out mules to the public. Sum
mer-Wise tell you that they will si
Ia party a single mule or a whole ca
load of mules. They have mules
sell and what is of great importan
is that it will pay you to buy Summe
- On account of the bad weather tl
si meeting of the alumni of the Unive
- sity of South Carolina in Newber
county to form a county organizati<
has been postponed until Wednesda
L.December 27. The meeting will1
theld in the rooms of the chamber
commerce at 4 o'clock and eve
alumnus and former student of t1
-University is earnestly requested
k- I TRAGIC DEATH OF CHILD.
[r. Bright and Beautiful Little Lucile G
Werts Fatally Burned on Wed
a nesday Morning.
an Little Lucile Werts, daughter of
County Auditor and Mrs. Eugene S. rE
st Werts, was fatally burned at the home di
ly of her parents in this city on Wednes- fc
st day morning at about 11 o'clock, and th
- died on Wednesday night at 8.30. Lu- b(
ut cile was an exceptionally bright and
beautiful child, and a general favorite ir
p- among her little playmates and among C
gI the old-er people who knew her. She ei
11, was about five years of age. A
be Lucile and two younger children fa
8 were playing in a room in which there A
A. was a fire, when their mother left the I
room for a few moments. While out a
kof the room thea mother heard the fc
screams of the child, and immediately ei
returning found her on the rear porch
i in a blaze. Before the flames could be
[ls put out, the child had been severely ,
er burned from the knees to the chin.'
Medical assistance was immediately a
secured, but the skill of phyisicians r
A. and the loving ministrations of the r
iM! family were of no avail, and the little'
to spirit went back to the God who had
n loaned it to brighten the home for'
er such a little while.
it. The children had a paper on the
r- wall, which they were using as a
blackbold, and in reaching it, it isa
he thought Lucile stepped too near the
g fire, and that her clothes caught in
Le this manner. tr
L. The funeral services were held at j
in the home at 3.30 o'clock on Thursday'
ad afternoon, conducted by the Rev. Ed
c- ward Fulenwider, and were followed D
ne fby interment in Rosaamont cemetery.
ar In the heavy shadows through which
the bereaved ones walk, they have the
loving sympathy of the entire commu
nity. The time of the world's greatest a
happiness has for them been turned A
or into a season of surpassing sorrow. fr
Only time can partly heal the wound. i]
fut precious memories. of baby laugh
ter and of baby love will linger, and
ar will bring sweet emofort. And the eye G
n- of faith may pierce the gloom of the
,e. mystery, and may see that other babe, C
s: born at this season, and then grown to is
v manhood, for the sake of the love of t
m God bearing the sorrows of the world,
in "Suffer little children to come unto 'a
r- me, and forbid them not: for of such is
the Kingdom of God."
rd MARRIED AT BLAIRS. W
Miss Esther Blair and Mr. Jasper N. T
y. Ownes United in Marriage by t
r Rev. Jno. F. Matheson. u.
Blairs, Dec. 16.-Miss Esther Blair,
who o.n Thursday afternoon became
the bride of Mr. Jasper N. Owens, was
the guest of honor at several parties
during the past week.
iOn Saturday afternoon Miss Ma
Irion Frazier gave a linen shower in
honor of Miss Blair. The guests were
received by Misses Valeria Blair and di
*r- Edith Willingham and then ushered le
1into the par;lor, which was very pret- s
tty in holiday decorations. The fea-1
iture of the afternoon was making.a
sketches of the bride and writing re- F
1ej ceipts for happiniess, Mrs. C. H. Rags
idale Ibigawarded the prize in this
al contest. A Christmas tree held many tr
mdainty linen gifts for the 'bride-to-be.
"A Wedding at Blairs,'' recited by Miss th
xFrazier and several selections on the
1piano added much, pleasure to the af
I ternoon, after which refershmnents of
fruit, punch and cake were served I
from a tastefully decorated bower.
On Tuesday afternoon Miss Blair' 0C
e was the recipient of many pretty hand
ykerchiefs at a handkerchief shower
given 'by Mrs. L. M. Blair. Drawing
-sketches of the prospective grocna
id was much enjoyed by the guests. Af- c<
le ter several musical selections a three
course lunch was served. m i
til Mrs. T. I. Blair entertained about* L<
seventeen friends on Wednesday even- S
ing in honor of the bride-to-be, Miss in
SLadies' Aid Society. bi
at The Ladies' Aid society of Pomnaria, M
1e will serve refreshments--turkey, ci
chicken, oysters, etc., at Pomnaria on lo
iWednesday, December 27, beginning at th
1 12 o'clock and continuing until 9' of
r- o'clock Wednesday night, for the bene
to fit of the Lutheran church of Pomaria.
r- Mr. Smith the "Tick" Man. St
Lumber Town cor. Greenwood Index.
Mr. Jack Smith. our cattle inspector,
spent two nights in our vicinity last
1e week. He went to his home in New- ITI
r- berry county Friday +o make prepara- Idi
ytions to move his family to Greenwood n l
min the near future. He is very much t
,pleased with our county and thinks ch
ehis family will be delighted with the F:
of1 fourishing town of Greenwood as their c
ry home. Mr. Smith is fast eradicating e
ithe ticks and has already removed the tl
to quarantine from a number of our pas
JUDGE GAGE FILES ORDERS.
rants One New Trial-Reduces Rail.
road Verdict.-Lets the Other
Clerk of Court John C. Goggans has
ceived from Judge Geo. W. Gag-e or
!rs disposing of the various motions
r new trials in the recent term of
e court of common pleas for New
Judge Gage has granted a new trial
the case of Mutual Alliance Trusl
ampany of New York vs. J. D. Dav
iport, S. B. Aull and Mrs. Talu A.
ull. The jury returned a verdict ir
vor of the defendant Mrs. Talu A
ull, and this is the verdict which
idge Gage has set a,Ide and ordered
new trial. The suit was on a note
ir $1,500, Mrs. Aull be4:-. sued as ar
In the case of Mrs. Wallr?. M. Sear
r vs. the Seaboard Air Line Railway,
idge Gage reduced the verdict from
50 to $500. The. formal order grants
new trial nisi-unless the plaintiff
mits $250 of the verdict upon thc
cord. This means that the plaintiff
Ln take $500 or a new trial.
In the case of the National Bank o1
ewberry vs. J. D. Davenport, P. E
:ott and George Johnstone, suit on a
)te, in which the jury found Daven
>rt and Johnstone liable as makers
id Scott liable only as endorser,
idge Gage sustains the verdict of the
ry, overruling the motion for nevw
ial made on behalf of the defendani
Judge Gage also sustains the verdici
the case of Geo. W. Summer vs. J
Davenport, H. L. Parr and E. E
lilliamson, suit on a note for $1,000.
,There w 11 be a- hat supper and
rab bag" at the residence of Mr
D. Hudson, Friday, December 29
om 2 to 10. The public is cordiallb
.vited to attend. 11-22-2t
Magistrate "Bose" Crews.
reenwood Journal, 19th.
Gov. Blease has appointed Editor
rews, of the News-Scimiter, as mag
trate in the city of Laurens to fill
te' unexpired term of Capt. J. M
udgens, who died a few days ago
is understood that Mr. Crews has
icepted and will move to Laurens.
Pulaski Lodge, No. 20, 1. 0. 0. F.
Pulaski lodge, No. 20, I. 0 0. F.
ill meet in Klettner's Hall Friday
ening, December 22, at 8 o'clock.
.e election of officers will be held at
is meeting, and all members are
..ed to be present.
J. Y. Jones,
. . Peterson, Noble Grand.
T EN EILIED IN WRE CK.
arly Score Others Hurt in Rear-End
Odessa, Minn., Dec. 18.-Ten are
~ad and nearly a score are more or
ss seriously injured, as a result of a
k train on the Chicago, Milwan:e
ii St. Paul road, which was running
section No. 2 of the "Columbi:a
y.r," crashing into the rear Pu!!
:a of the fly.er at the station here
.y today. The engine of the silh
ain ploughed for five feet into the
eeper, but the greatest loss was in
e front end of the Pullman, which
as telescoped 'by the dining car just
iUTER TA) HAVE SKYSCRAPER
[ty National Bank Will Erect Mod.
ern Seven-Story Building.
Sumter, December 19.-Sumter is tc
Le a modern skyscraper in the
'urse of the next twelve' months.
The announcement to this effect was
ade Monday afternoon by Mr. G. A
ammon, president of the Sumter
L'ngs bank, following a full meet
g of the board of trustees of that
Lik on Monday afte:rnoon, when the
an to build a -modern seven-story
ilding on the northieast corner of
ai and Liberty streets, the two prin
pal thoroughfares of the city, on a
t which was recently purchased by
e Sumter Savings bank at a cost
I00SEVELT NOT A CANDIDATE.
Gifford Pinchot Announced In Ohio
Columbus, Ohio, Dec. 19.-That
1eodore Roosevelt will not be a can
date forb the Republican presidential
imination next year is the message
at will be delivered by Gifford Pin
iot in an address at Medina, Ohio,
'iday night next. Thgis information
me today from Washington in a tel
ram to Secretary J. D. Fackler, of
e Ohio Progressive league, from
after L. Houser, national manager
TWO BURNED TO DEATH.
Little Negroes Perish In Flames Which
Destroyed Their Home On Mr.
T. J. Davenport's Place.
1_ _0 C
Two negro children were burned to S
death when a tenant house on Mr.
Thomas J. Davenport's Belfast plan-.,
tation, near the Laurens line, was de- C
stroyed by fire shortly after noon .,on
Wednesday. The mother, Lilla DaAls,
had left the house a few minutes be- C
fore. When the fire was discovered,
the house was almost completely de
stroyed, and all efforts to save the
children were unavailing. The house C
was burned to the ground. The origin
of the fire is unknown, though it is
supposead the cbildren, when left by C
their moth-cr, followed their natural C
instincts, and played in the fire, ar.d;
tilt thi house was -et on fire in this
Tb- c'li'dren were agzd a'out 1-.3 C
land three years, respectively. The
elder was a girl. Their charred re
mains were found in the bed, 06Tere C
they had met their horrible d.eath to- C
The tenant house was a three-room
frame buildin7, and Mr. Davenport's C
loss is about $400, with no insurance. C
The fire occurred during a heavy
down-pour of rain.
. - C
Christmas Entertainment. C
The Sunday school at St. Luke's
Episcopal church will have their
Christmas entertainment at the church
on Tuesday afternoon, the 26th, at 5
o'clock. An interesting program has
been arranged and the public is invit
MOST OF COTTON GINNED.
More Than 92 Per Cent. Prepared for
Market-Much More Than Last
Washington, Dec. 20.-Of the enor
mous cotton crop grown during 1911
estimated by the department of agri
culture at 14,885,000 bales-there.had
been ginned prior to last Wednesday,
92.4 per cent. or 13,759,652 -bales, ac
cording to the census bureau's report
This exceeds by .more than three
million bales the amount ginned to
December 13, last year, and by almost
the same amount the ginning of pre
vious record years.
KILLS HIMSELF ON HONEYMOON.
Florida Man's Bride Unable to Account
Jacksonville, Fla., Dec. 18.--"I can
not' bring disgrace lipon my family, so
I have decided to end it all." This was
the substance of a note formnd in Room
44 of a local hotel this morning, after
Zebulon 'Vance Fowler, aged 28, a
young lumberman from Terrill, Flor- -
ida, had taken a quantity of strych
IOnly having been married since 1)e
cember 9, and having come to Jack
sonville with his bride to spend his
honeymoon, the young man, a' member
of a prominent family of 'the State,
committed suicide shortly after 101
o'clock this morning. His wife was
with him at the time of his death, but
declared she was unable to account I
for his terrible act.
O eCent a Ward. No ad-'
vertisement taken for less
than 25 cents.
WE CAN afford to take one day for!1
our Christmas and we ar~e going to'
take Monday. Please bear this in
mind. Order now and we will de-1
liver the goods now. Yours to please,'
E. M. Lane & Co. Phones 110 & 212.
LOST-at moving'picture show Friday a
evening, one pair of black automo- h
bile gloves. Finder will confer a b
favor by leaving same at The Herald t
and News office. 12-22-it t1
BLACKSMITH SHOP-I will open a a
blacksmith shop in the T. C. Pool s
old shop, in front of Brown's stable, o
January 1, 1911. I solicit the pat
ronage of my former patrons and
12-22-2t. S. K. Bouknight.
FRESH FRUITS arrive every day at
J. L. Burns.
FOR BENT-One eight-room two-story
house on east Main street. Artesian
water and electric lights. Apply to -
Rev. J. D. Kinard. 12-12-3t-1taw F
JUST ONE DAY please is all we ask
for Christmas and we want Monday~
so please bear this in mind. Did
you ever think that your grocer very
seldom got a day off? Order now ~
and have it Monday. Yours to serve, F
E. M.Lane & C.Two Phones 110
nd 21. Co. - 12-22-it.
(Corrected by Nat Gist).
trict good middling.... .....94
ood middling... ... ... ... .... 9%
trict middling... .........9
(By Robt. McC. Holmes).
trict good middling... ...... .9
kod middling... ... ... ....8
trict middling... ... ... ... ...8%
(By Summer Bros. Co.)
!otton seed... ... ... ...... 24
(By A. P. Coleman).
otton... ...... ...... .. .9%
otton seed.............. ..24
(By Silverstreet Warehouse Co.)
tton... ... ... ....... ... 9
otton seed... ... ... ... ... ..24
(By Aull & Hipp).
(By J. B. Derrick).
otton... ... ... .'.. ... ..8% to 9
otton seed... .............25%
(By Glenn-Lowry Mfg. Co.)
otton... . ..... ... ... ... .....8%
otton seed. ...... ... ... ... 22%
(By Smith Bros.)
tton... ... ... ... ... ... ......9
otton seed... . ..... .. ... ...22
ALE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY
On Wednesday, January 3, 1912, at
11 a. m., I will sell to the highest
bidder at my home, three miles
northeast of Newberry court house,
S. C., all my farm implements, etc.,
such as Deering binder, mower and
rake, disc plow, 4-horse harrow, turn
plows, grain drills, fertilizer distri
buters, cotton and ' corn planters,
weeders, harrows, cotton hoes, plow
stocks, etc., etc., black smith tools,
farm 'bell, farm wagons, and har
ness, buggy, surrey and harness,
and other necessary farm tools, also
cows, corn, hay, fodder, etc. I will
also offer, if not sold before sale,
6 or 8 fine mules, one brood mare
and colt; mare is excellent trotter;
one young horse, broke to harness,
all entitled to registration. Terms
sale cash. J. L. Mayer, Newberry,
S. C., Route 2. 12-22-t
'OB SALE-A good family horse and
buggy belonging to Rev. L. E. Long.
For terms apply to Wilbur Long, at
Ewart-Perry Co., or L. L. Long,
Helena, S.'C. 12-19-2t.
'OE FRESH fish, phone 321. J. L
UST arrived, a carload *f heart and
sap shingles. Langfordi & Bas
.L BURNS handles all grades of
staple and fancy groceries.?
,EARNA .ltT)M0BilLE' BlaI IJ SS
Talke a 30 days practical con:se in
our wel.1 equipped machlae shops
and learn the automobile uanesa
and accept good positions' Char
lotte Auto School. Charlot.e, N. C.
O G'TED)-Young men and ladies' to
learn telegraphy. We are r'eceiving
mora eslis for' our, gratas than
we can supply. Charlotte Taldgtes
Sphy School, Charlotte, N. C. 3-7-tL
[0NEY TO LEND-Money to lend.on
real estate. '.Long time and easy
payments. Hunt, Hunt & EAznter.
liHY PAY BENTi will sell yon
good land, unimproved, or clearedp
land withiouta dollar cash payment.t
Write me. T. N. Wilson, President
SArkansas Land Company. 11-28-tm
I will sell at my residence at Jalapa
ni Tuesday, December 12, 1911, to the4 -
ighest bidder, for cash, one Deering.]
inder, one mower and
nvo two-horse wagons and harness
irn plows and other farm imnpleme
bout 65 bushels Brooks' cotton a
[so two mules and one horse, if
1ld before sale. Sale to begin at
3. M. Mayer,
Newberry, S. C., R. F. D. No. 3.
OR RENT 1912-A two-horse farn e
near town. A good dwelling house
and. three acres of land. Akse a
,rge store house in condition at He1
ena. Apply to M. M. Buford, New- '
berry, S. C. . 1s-s-te
OR SALE-I will sell before the
court hous~e on salesday, January 1,
house and lot on Cline street now
owned by F. M. Lindsay. Terms ofi
sale, Cash. B. B. Hair, Auctioneer.
OR RENT-Two or four-horse'
Apply to Mrs. Texanna Suber,
berry, S. C, R. F. D. 6. 12