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The Movements of Many People
Newberrians, and Those Who t
Mr. B. T. Bishop, of Columbia, is in
1r. Caldwell E. Fant, of New York,
is in the city.
Mr. J. E. Summer, of Ocala, Fla., is
in the city on his way to New York.
Mr. Dudley Cozby, of Greenville, for
mrerly of Newberry, was in the city
_Mrs. Kate Coats and Mrs. Nellie
- Davis ha -e ret'urned from Richmond. !
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Douglas Wed
nesday returned from a visit to his
mother, Mrs. W. W. Smith, near Lees
Messrs. T. E. Wicker, of No. 3, and i
Yancey Dickert, of No. 7, were the
only rural carriers who delivered mail
over their entire routes Tuesday.
Mrs. Rivers Stone and children have
returned from Newberry, where they
spent two weeks. Miss Coppock has i
returned from a vacation spent in!'
Dr. Gilder Wednesday evening re
ceived a telegram from New York
telling him that Mr. Will Fant was
still improving and that his condition
gave promise of soon allowing him to
Miss Louise D. Suber has resigned ,
her position as bookkeeper and steno
grapher with the Carter Hough Tent
and Awning company, of Nashville,1
Tenn., after a service of two years,
:and has accepted a position as book
keeper with the Southern Teachers'
agency in Columbia.
Mr. Charley Colletta and family,
have gone to Gastonia, N. C. Mr. Col- I
letta will be remembered as the ice!
cream ma1. wrur whcin childrea di
lighted to buy cream in the good o0l )
summer time. He was well liked in a
Newberry and his bright little boy, a
Peter, was a favorite wi . many peo- c
ple, and especially with Dr. J. W. e
Sharp. Their Newberry friends wish E
.them well in their Gastonia home. t
VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
No cotton market reports because
the wires are down.
Manager J. R. Scurry has booked
"'The Cow and the Moon" for February
The opportunity to see and hear Dr.: t
Cook, the first discoverer of thea
North pole, draws nearer. Friday
night at the opera house. t
You may say what you please, but t
Ne'wberry is nearer to Prosperity than
most towns in the State.-Greenvile 1
News. Good. And true, too.
Some of the readers of The Herald
and News are so anxious to see it
that they call for it a day ahead of1
It is bad weather for the business,
but Mayor Langford and others are' (
working on the site of the postoffice, C
corner Friend and College streets. (
'Why, of course, this weather is
merely to prepare us for the coming
of Dr. Cook to Charlotte and.Newberry,
and other cities in these parts.--Char
leston Post. L
Prz bably Doc Cook's lecture man- t
zcer has arrangeme.its made for po- t
jar weather in the territory in which
the Doc is speaking.-Greenville Pied- 'I
* mont. Looks more like possibly. i
Ben Rutherfprd, colored, for beingt
highly intoxicated and fighting MIary
Jones paid $15 into the city treasury
by order of Recorder Eaibardt Thurs- a
Sewspaper men and policemen are
alike in that each have their "beats."
-Greenville Piedmont. Some of the C
readers of The Herald and News call
.twice a wetek for sample copies.
In. Atlanta they would be working I
for Chautauqua week right now. Feb-j
-ruary is not so far away, and March
isn't so long off as May might seem
to some people hurrying throu:gh
.April, and then will soon come June.C
Oliver Lindsay gave a birthday party ~
'Tuesday nght. Owing to the freeze
there -were not as -many of the invited
-gust present as there would have'a
teen in pleasant weather, but those .
-who braved the ice and cold found a
-warm and bright welcome at Oliver's
-home, and the party had a merry time ~
with games and plays and nice re
Rev. Thornton Whaling, D. D., pres-(c
ident Columbia Theological seminary,
will preach in Aveleigh Presbyterian I
church next Sunday (January 14),t
both morning and ever ing. At the t
morning service, '.he commlfunlion of 1
+he Tord's Supper will bhe observed. t
)r. Whaling is a for^etal pulpit ora
or, and has been pastor of several
arge churches in dirf!rent sections of P
he South. The public is cordially in
'ited to both services.
DR. IIAR1M IN WASIIINTON.
Cewb)erry College President Raising
Endowment to Meet Carnegie
WaY. shV i gton, January 10.-Pr sident
f. H. Harmis of N.wberry colleg:e,
vas in Washington today on his way h
o New York in the interest of the
ndowment fund of that institution.
dr. Carnv3ie some mnthls ago gave~
10 for this endowment on Con- k
3itirns that the co'iege should raise
30.001 more. While in Washington
President Harms secured several con
ributions, but the greater part of his
work is yet before him.
I WI L BE ACANDIDATE"
DECLARES H. H. ETAN S
Che State, 11th.
"I will he a candidate for attorney
,eneral of South Carolina next s' n1- a
ner,' said H. H. Evans, of Newberry,
vho was here yesterday.
"I am going to win in the race for
t.torney general," said Mr. Evans in
trong terms. He is an attorney of
The land sale of the High Point
3ark property on January 10. on ac
,ount of the extremely inclement ti
eather was called off, after only a'
ew lots were disposed of. Mr. F. R.
Iunter, selling agent for same, how- g
ver, is still on the job, and sold two
raluable lots Thursday at .prices to a
ive satisfaction. He will be glad to a
how any one desiring realty in our T
ity something that looks good. Only c9
.bout 40 or 50 people succeeded in tE
;etting to the place of ale. m
The Newberry Concert band, W. A.
Vherry leader, furnished music that
.lmost made the crowd forget the ice
,nd snow that covered the whole face
,f the land. The Bodenhimer broth-C
rs are something new in the auction
ering line and will be seen in New
erry at a no distant date in the fu
ure again. They are better than cir
uses. Go see them, and listen, when -h
hey come again.h
Not Immune. 0
'ort Mill Tim~es. if
Just because that Newberry grand
ury failed to find a 'bill against Tom
'elder it is foolish to conclude that b
he Atlanta lawyer is immune front
rrest or prosecution in South Caro
ia, and no one realizes this fact bet
er than Felder .himself. It's a dollar;t
o a doughnut that Tommtie F. does b
ot set foot in South Carolina during
912, at least.
A Big Scoop. a]
renville .Piedmont, 10th. ti
For a spirit of enterprise we corn-,.t
aend you to the highly esteemed New- D
erry Herald and Nisws, published at .
Jewberry. That paper reacheda
reenville yesterday afternoon at 4,
'clock and contained the message of
lovernor Bleasta to the legislature in ml
ull, ornamented with a handsome two m
olumrn cut of the governor. The copies se
f the paper arriving in this city mtust ts
ave left Newberry about 11 o'clock ai
esterday morning and must have
eent printed several hours ahead of fl
hat time. The message was not sent VI
the legislature until 12 o'clock noon' tc
esterday. So that the subscribers of SI
'he Herald and News had the priv- h
ege of risading the message before
[e legislators to whom it was ad- ec
ressed, did. And the Daily Piedmont,t
partanburg Journal, Anderson Mail fa
nd other afternoon papers couldn't'P
et it at all yesterday. What a scooph
Col. Elbert H. Aul11, editor of the
ewerry Herald and -News, is con- Si
istent all right, for which 'he must be
ommended since that is a commenda
le trait in any one.
The colonel has for sseveral years
een making a bitter fight against any.b
ne holding two offices of honor and tr
rofit at the same time. He has 'han t
ered at the question in the columns gC
f his paper and on the stump. A few g
$eks since he was elected county s
uperintendent of education for New- te
erry county. Last year he was ap..
ointed a member of the asylum corn-t
aission by Governor Blease. Whten he le
ok the oath of office as sup:erintend- j
nt of education a few days since h s
esigned as a nmenmber of the asylum j
This is "practicing what you a
~reach," and Mr. Aull can continue ti
hrough the columns of his paper now!
o preach the doctrine that it is il-- el
egal to hold two offices at the same
LOSS $12,000 TO $15,000.
oniaria Oil Mill Fire Entails Ieav;
Loss--Practically Covered by
The Pomaria oil mill fire, an ac
>unt of wnich was gi. n in the las
sue of The HeraiM and News, en
tiled a loss of from $12.0,0 to $15,
)0. By heroic efforts on the part o
1e citizens of the town, the fire va
ot under control, and the ginnery
agine and boiler, s"1ed house and huIl
ouse were saved.
As stated in the last issue of Th
:erald and News, the fire started un
er the press room. Its origin is un
Death of a Tli(L
Myrtle, the 5-year-old daughter o
r. and irs. C. B. Pilgrim. of Mollo
on, died Wednesday night. The bad;
ill be shipped to Laurens Friday.
Divine servic-e j,,- holv comniunio
ay be expected at Mt. Tabor Lutler
a church next S'id:iy, .laniuarv
11 a. m. There wii! als be
z, on Saturday be ) e a' 3 p m.
.F. 7. Leslie,
ENATE PASSES DISPENSARY ACI
llowing Investigation of Winding-uj
Commission Over Veto-Vote of
36 to 3.
The act providing for the investiga
on of the governor, the attorney gen
'al and the winding-up commissio]
the old State dispensary, that thi
>vernor vetoed, was passed over hi:
to in the senate on Wednesday b:
vote of 36 to 3, and was sent to thi
)use for further consideration
here was much acrimonious an(
tustic debate on what one senato:
.rmed "a slap in the face of ever;
ember on the floor of the senate."
00K MONEY HIMSELF
AND "FAKED" ROBBER]
nfession Extracted From Macoi
Ticket Agent After Four Hours
Macon, Ga., Jan. 8.-Following fou:
>urs of sweatbox examination at th<
nds of Offlcer Pool of the Centra
Georgia special service, and Shier
Hicks, of Bibb county, P. H. Smith
e railroad ticket agent, who las
gbt was found bound and gagged ii
s office, saying two men had rob
~d him, this morning broke down an<
mfessed that he had taken thi
oney, and at once led them to a stori
Om in ~the union depot above th<
ket office and produced $1,300 ii
11s neatly wrapped in bundles em
aced by rubber bands. thais was
ortly before daylight. . He was thei
lowed to walk unattended througl
te streets, having stated that hi
tought he qould get the rest of it, th<
ainclothes/ men shadowing him un
1 5 o'clock this afternoon, when the;
-rested himn and placed him in jail
e had not produced the monesy.
Smith said that he had needed th<
oney badly and had made up hib
ind to frame up a fake robbery. Hi
id he extracted $1,700 in bills fron
e safe, carefully wrappEd them ul
id extracted $400. for his' persona
e. This, he said, he gave to a wo
an whose name he refused to di
ige. This was at the noon hour. He
ok the rest upstairs and hid it
iortly before the night man came or
tied his feet and then his hands to
~ther in front of him. He then back
up against a ticket rack and mad<
e hanging ends of cord on his h.ands
t to it behind his head. In this
sition the night agent fuodn hin
Lf an hour later.
Smith's father is a clergyman 0:
ELECT CLEMSON TRUSTEES.
nator Johnustone, of Newberry, Noti
fled Governor Yesterday the Va
cancies on thle Board.
Senator Alan Johinstone, of New
~rry, as chairman of the board 0:
ustees of Clemson college, yesterday
[dressed the following letter to th<
>ernor, which was later sent to the
meral assembly in a special me's
.ge: "I beg to notify you that th4
rms of E. T. Huges, John G. Rich
-ds, Jr., and Rev. Coke D. Mann as
ustees of Clemson Agricultural col
ge, expire with this session of th<
meral assembly. Oni account of hib
rious and probably fatal illness, Mr
ann will probably not offer for re
ection." The miessage was receive<
information and a date for the elec
on of trustees to State institutions
here,.vacancies occur, will be set lat
-by the general assembly.
LEFT HERE IN 1844.
Mr. J. B. Montgomery, of Springfield,
Mo., Pays Visit to Boyhood
- Mr. John Belton Montgomery, of
t Springfield, Mo., was a visitor in New
- berry for a short while this week.1
- He left Newberry in 1844, when he! I
f was four years of age, and had not K
3 been back sinc. c
Mir. Montgomery was born on Judge 1
.John Belton O'Neall's farm, about two:2
iles10 from 'the city. His father.
Thomas Montgomery, a native of this C
- rounty, was overseer for Judge O'Neall]
for 15 years, and his son, J. 1D., was c
named for the distinguished chi-i t
justice of South Carolina.
Carrying his family with him, Thom-! t
as Muntgomery moved to Tennessee.'
After living in Tennessee and Kan- v
sas, Mr. J. B. Montgomery :ettled in ;
Springfield, Mo., where he is prominent s
in financial circles, being the. controll- t
ing factor in several financial institu- a
tions of the West. 2
He stopped in Newberry on his re
turn home from Florida. t
Mr. Mon'tgomery's forefathers were
nativ-:s of the Cannon Creek section
of the county. His mother was Miss
Mary Fleming, and through her Mr.
Montgomery is a cousin of Mr. John!
C. Neel and Dr. E. C. Jones, of New
THE NEWS OF PROSPERITY.
- Missionary Union to Give Social En
- tertainment in Baptist Church 1'
Prosperity, Jan. 11.-Mrs. J. C.
r Schumpert is the guest of Mrs Jas.,
Prire in Columbia.
Mr. H. J. Rawl has gone to PetF's
I bure, Va. to attend i e wedding of
; hi. brother. Mr .3,?nar-l Rawl.
7 Mr. Hart Koh-j, of Columbia, spent
the week-end in 'own.
Mr. J. A. Dominick, of T.nards, is
visiting his sister, Mrs. V. x. Mitehell.
Mr. A. B. Wise spent Monday in Co-'
Representative C. T. Wyche has I
gone to Columbia to attend the ses
sions of the legislature.
The next lyceum attraction will be ~
.lJanuary 1'i. t
The following is the program for,
[i the social missionary union, which
will be held at the Baptist church
, Friday, January 12:3
t "I view the end of geography asia
ithe bezginning of missionary enter
.prise."-Dan Livingstone. I
' The Dark Continent." 1. "How re- C
cently has Africa become well j
k-nown"-Miss Blanche Kibler.
2. "Why did it take so long to open
Sup Africa "-Mrs. Leslie. I
3. "How has the prospect improved i
in the last fifty y'ears?"-Mrs. Wyche.'
4. "What is the -attitude of the corn- C
mercial and political world towards;
SAfrica and Africans?"-Mrs. Quattle
-5. "Life of Livingstone"--Miss
Blease Got His Umbrellai
There isn't a man in Anderson~ o
county who likes to talk better than r
-Mr. W. W. Russell. Never a day pass
es but what -he entertains one or more n
crowds of his friends-and he is popu- y
lar with Democrats even if he does:S
vote on 'tother side. A few days ago~ n
when the skies seemed to contain
nothing but water, Mr. Russell was
worried, he accused every man, wo- s
man and child he 'met with stealing 1
his umbrella. Every day it was thei
same old tale--he couldn't locate theb
party who had walked off with hisC
water shed. However, yesterday
brought a change-he had located his t
umbrella. Cole. Blease has got it- I
Mr. Russell is certain of that. Hei
said that although h.a harl questioned
every~ mani, woman and child he has
met during the last two weeks, he had a
not met with success. The happy
thought struck him yesterday that
everything that went wrong, misplac
ed or happened, had been laid at Cole
Blease's door, and he is now satis-t
fled that Cole Blease took his urn
WILL 3MAKE alterations in ready
made suits when it does not inter
fere with regular sewing. Miss E.
LOST--Gold cased Waterman's Ideal
fountain pen with A. L. D. engraved;
on it, on Caldwell street. Finder will
lelase return to The Herald and
Cheap at Half the Price.
:"Talk is cheap," commented the1
"That remark," replied Senator
-Sorghum, "proves that you have never
undertaken to pay the traveling ex
penses and hotel bills of a party of
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Editor The Herald and News:
Some say that ours is the best gov
rnm ent that the world ever saw;
aut it went to piece?s before it was a
iundred years old. The English gov
rnment is hoary with age, and one
f the most srable on the globe. It;
as received maiy a sheek but has
uccessfully withstood them all. It
s said that a very import:lnt e'nent
f its strength is the - foresight and
:isdom of her leaders who make con
essions when her subjects demand
Thr writer has helped to maintain
hl gov:ernmient longer than the aver
ge man; but he has never protested
nainst hi;h taxes Lntil row. IH; is
kicker at tbe present lime ai d'a co -
cientlous one. He believ?s that the
ime has come to call a halt. Taxes
.re high. They are oppressive. If
.ny one believes that I am the only
one to protest he is very much mis
aken. There is a large class of mal
ontents, but they have not signalized
heir grievances through the the news
apers. The State treasurer is call
ng lustily for money, but 'it is not
orthcoming. Do you know why some
rho are prepared to pay have not done
o? The reason is not far to seek.
'hey believ'e that taxes are too high
nd their holding back is in the nature
f a kick.
High taxes and big appropriations
aay cut some figure in this year's
ampaign. A political storm is brew
ng and I hope that the legislature will
.vert it. No one enjoys a storm phy
ical or figurative. It is said that the
ecent revolution in Mexico was
argely the result of high taxes. Of
ourse nothing of the sort will occur
Lere; still I believe the British are
rise when they give patient hearing
o the protests of their subjects. The
trength of -government is in the affec
ions of its subjects, but high taxes
lienate their affections.
In the nature of things taxes at
resent can not be very low, and I
hink that tax-payers will, in a meas
-re at least, be satisfied if there is a
isposition on the part of the legisla
ure to cut down expens'es.
It goes without saying that five State
olleges are too many for the little
;tate of South Carolina. What are
-ou going to do about it? Pull down
,part of them? Oh no! They are
11 doing good work. But cut down.
.pprepriations so that the tax-payers
an keep th~e wolf from their doors.
ost of our best public institutions
re suppdrted by voluntaryr contribu
ions. The churches, orphanages and
he denominational colleges are all
ept up by voluntary gifts. The ideal
ondition is to maintain the State
olleges in a similar way; but no
ody expects this. We do not live in~
topia. Besides it is no easy matter
o uproot century-old customs. At
he present rate some of the State col
ege plants are destined to be enor
ously rich on the money of4 the un
illing tax-payers. State colleges are1
n a level with the established church
f England, which Americans do not
The denominational and undenomi
ational colleges are educating mor'e
oung m.en and young women than the
tate colleges and they make no de
and upon the public treasury.
When that awful budget, the ap
ropriation bill, was brought into the K
enate chamber during the last legis
iture, a good many senators shied at
.Indeed, as I remember, it passed
y the narrow margin of one vote.!
e Lenator, who was neither as ig
oramus, crank nor alarmist, declared
Lat big appropriations for State col
ages would make them enemies. This
only natural, but unfortunate.
I should like to see some effort to
rotect ouir citizens from rabid dogs,
nd the sheep and poultry industries
r'om canipes in general. The fifty
ents capitation tax looks like sheer
I think that State scholarships ought
, be abolished. But we must.not ex
ect too many reforms at once. We
hall see what we shall see.
LL PERSON S are warned not to
hire or harbor Wince Nelson (col
ored) as he is under contract with
me for the year 1912. Fred. J.
iTRAYED-A Jersey heifer strayed
from my premises last Saturday.
White spot on one thigh. About 18~
months old. Jas. F. Epting. 1t !
'OR RENT 1912-A two-horse farm"
near town. A good dwelling house
and three acres of land. Also a
irge store house in condition at Hel
ea. Apply, to M. M. Buford, New
bery S. C. 12-5-tf
(Corrected by Nat Gist).
strict good middling... ... ...9%
3ood middiing... ... ... ....
strict middling... ... ... ....9
4Tiddling... ... ... ... ... .....9 '
(By Robt. McC. Holmes).
strict good middling...... ... ..9
lood middling... .., ... .......8%
strict mixddling... ... ...8
(By Summer Bros. Co.)
-otton seed... ... .... .. ..22%
(By A. P. Coleman).
,otton... ... ... ... ... ... ...9
.otton seed... ... ... ... ... ..24
(By Silverstreet Warehouse Co.)
.otton... ... ... ... -... ... ..9
,otton seed..... ...... ..22%
(By Aull & Hipp).
otton... ... ... ... ... .... 9%
lotton seed. ...... . ..... ...22%,
(By J. B. Derrick).
Sotton. ....................9 to 9%
.otton seed... ... ... ... ... ..24
(By Glenn-Lowry Mfg. Co.)
lotton... . ....................8%
Jotton seed... .. ... ...24% to 25
)ne Cent a Word. No ad
vertisement taken for less
than 25 cents.
1OTICE-Municipal license, dog tax
and street duty now due. J. J.
Langford, Mayor; J. R. Scurry, C. &
T. T. C. N. 1-94t.
'OR RENT-Two-horse farm, two
miles west of Newberry. Good
buildings, fine water and pasture:.
J. J. Amick, R. F. D. 1, Kinards,
S. C. 1-2-St.
FOR SALE-200 bushels of good sound
home-raised corn, in shucks, at $1
per bushel; 5,000 bundles of nicely
cured fodder at $150 per hundred
at my barn, or $1.75 delivered; 100
bushels of Red Rust-Proof oats, at
85 cents per bushels; 2,000 bushels
cotton seed; 30 tons of nicely cured
pea-vine and cane hay, mixed, bet-*
ter thati Timothy; also nicely baled
in 100-pound bales; at $25 a ton. D.
L. Boozer, Kinards, S. C.
. W. REA GDi, shoe maker and re
pairer-I have been compelled.. to
-cdcrt the cash en deli-cr. ryste:n.
i 't'ie condu'ct of my shz.e repairing
business, as the expensze of collect-.
ing involves too great a proportionJ
of tim.e and profi-t. J. W. Re.sgin.
OTICE-Municipal licepse, dog tax'
and street duty now due.. 3. J..
Langford, Mayor; J. R. Scurry, C. &
T. T. C.N. 1-H-I:.
'IE mules for sale by J. R. Webb,
Chappells, S. C. -1-9-7t..
'OR SALE-Some fine mules and one
good family horse., S. J. Kohn,
Prosperity, S. C. 1-5-4t
0OTICE-Municipal license', dtg -.tax
anid street duty now due. J. J.
T angford, Mayor; J. R. Scurry, C. &
T. T. C. N. - 1-9-4t.
~RESH FRUITS arrive e;very day at
'OR FRESH fish, phone 321. J. L. .
TST arrived, a carload of heart,.and
sap shingles. Langford & Bus
VANTED-Position by experienced
stenographer. Address "J," care
The Herald and News. 1-2
r. L BUENIS handles all grades of~
staple and -fancy groceries.
JEARN AUTOMOBILE BUSIESS-I
Take a 30 days practical course ina
our well equipped machine shops
and learn the automobile business
and accept good positions. Char
lotte Auto School, Charlotte, N. C.
VANTED-Young men and ladies to.
learn telegraphy. We are receiving
more calls for our graduates than
we can supply. Charlotte Telegra
Sphy School, Charlotte, N. C. 3-7-ti.
!ONEY 'TO LEND-Money to lend on
real estate. Long timne and easy
payments. Hunt, Fa.nt & Hunter.
TI1LL CONTINUE-We will continue
business in our old warehouse until
we erect a new 'building. We are
' prepared to serve our friends and
customers as usual. Bair-F'rasier
Company, Blairs. S. G. 1-9-St.