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NEWS OF WHITMIRE
WORK ON ADDITION TO GLENN
LOWRY MILL IN PROGRESS.
Social Affairs and Personal Mention
Doings of Mayor and Town
Whitmire, Feb. 5.-A meeting of the
town council was held last Wednesday
evening, in the council room. The
present chief of police, Mr. J. G.
Morse, was unanimously re-elected,
and Mr. S. A. Jeter, the present clerk
and treasurer, had no opponent, and
will serve again for another year.
Mr. B. H. Herren and charming lit
tle daughter, Miss Ruby, have returned
from a ten days' visit to his relatives
at Marion, Pee Dee, and Columbia.
Mr. Herndon Andrews is clerking
for Miller brothers, and is welcoming
his friends in the store.
Mr. Rudolf Shackleford, who for a
number of years has been serving an
apprenticeship under Mr. B. H. Her
ren, the master machinist here, has
received a flattering offer in his line
at Simpsonville. Mr. Shackleford left
Sabbath day for his new post of duty.
His family will leave at an early date.
Dr. W. T. Edmunds, of Ridgeway,
bas been employed by the Whitmire
pharmacy to fill prescriptions.
Mr. W. D. Suber has opened up a
meat market in the -old postoffice
building. He has employed an ex
perienced man to assist him.
Mr. R. S. Wilson has begun mer
chandising in the store recently oc
cupied by Mr. A. M. Watson.
Mr. G. W. Tompson has moved his
stock of goods into the store lately
occupied by Mr. R. S. Wilson.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Pitts, of Carlisle,
have moved into their new residence.
The mayor and chief of police, in
order to supprees the sale of whiskey
here, have been making things hot
for the tigers.
Mrs. David McCracken, of Santuc,
after visiting her sister, Mrs. Fannie
Lyles, has returned home.
Mr. F. A. Brawley, of Jonesboro, was
here lest week, looking for a business
location for a dry goods and clothing
Mr. F. W. Fant has returned from
a visit to relatives i'n Newberry.
Mrs. Nancy Suber spent last week
with her daughter, Mrs. Inez McCar
Mr. George Riser has returned from
a visit to his daughteri, Mrs. C'Nton
Chase, at Mountville.
Mr. Will Hirston is one among the
30 representing Hero coffee. When
last heard from he was at Marietta,
The mayor, Mr. S. B. Sims,. had the
split-log drag used on all the streets
and roads entering into town last
week. The effect was pleasing to note.
Mr. F. W. Higgins was in town last
week in company with Mr. L. Briggs,
Mr. B. F. Townsend, of Union, was
in town last week.
Mrs. B. S. Hardy spent a day with~
Mr. Jno. M. Cannon, of Laurens,
spent a day here.
Mr. T. E. Chandler, of Beth Eden,
was in town. He is one of the can
vassers for No. 4, to secure pledges
as to reduction of the cotton acreage.
Judge F. W. Fant, our only resident
lawyer, is to open up a law office over
the old pstoffice.
Mrs. T. W. Coleman entertained at
hier home in Coleman avenue last Fri
day evening. The following guests
were invited: Mesdames William Cole
man, Jno. R. Rosebro, H. K. Boyd, R.
G. Blackburn and A. M. Watson, and
Misses Lula Donnan, Frances Rice,
Nan Brooke Scott and Mrs. Mary
Mrs. Albert Young is spending the
week with relatives in Charleston.
The lecture in the Methodist church
Bunday evening by Dr. Copeland, of
Greenville, was a grand success and
delighted every one who heard it. Dr.
Copeland read t.hese words:- "And he
Came and dwelt in a city called Naz
areth," and chose for his subject, 'A
great life in a small place."
Mr. 3'. W. Norwood, of Greenville,!
acCompanied Dr. Copeland to Whit
milre, and while here they were the
guests of Mr. William Coleman.I
Ef. W. A. Foil has the contract to1
make the excavation necessary to lay
the foundation of the new Glenn
Lowry cotton mill. The spur track h.as
been graded and all hands are busy
making the excavation. The new mill
will be an enlargement of the present
one on the eastern side.
Mrs. M. C. Deaver, of Carlisle, was
in town today. She was the guest of
Mrs. 0. A. Jeffcoat. Nita.
N~ow sthe time to cubscribe to The
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* CLEMSON EXTENSION WORI
* Article 59.
If we are to plant out any fruit t
this spring, now is the time to n
our selections. The planting of a I
tree reperents an investment for y
hence the necessity for a little cai
thought. A very perplexing ques
to decide is where to secure the
nursery stock for planting. There
several methods, but as a rule
farmer has not the inclination to
termine which have the greatest i
its. He may grow the trees at h<
but whether it is economy to do
The propagation of fruit trees
business in itself. In order to se,
vigorous healthy trees, true to n,
many prospective orchardists 1
felt justified in venturing into
business. This state of affairs
been brought about largely by the
that countless niumbers of fari
have been swindled by tree ago
Many a farmer in this State
worked and cared for trees till
reached bearing age and has sec
as his greatest fruit bitter disappi
ment. Experiences of this kind ]
led farmers to believe that it is
possible to secure, from nursery
varieties true to name. Ev'en a
increased cost of production, the g
er should make an effort to se
trees rightly named. I believe t
are enough honest nurserymen in
State to satisfy this requirement.
in the business are able to grow I
cheaper than inexperienced per
possibly can 'do. The thing of
importance to the prospective gr
is the selection of the right nur
men. In most eases it is advisab
patronize home nurserymen.
There are several reasons wh3
should favior home grown trees.
1. They are grown under the E
climatic conditions and possibl:
the same kind of soil as you ha;
your own orchard.
2. The trees have become acclim
and will suffer no violent cha
who transplanted to your own]
3. It is possible to visit the]
nursery in person and select fron
entire stock instead of having
order filled from the first that c<
4. One of the chief advantage
buying at home is the avoidanc
the long haul.
The following certified nurs
and floral companies are doing1
ness in this State, and are submn
to the public for the enlightnme:
those interested in horticuld
W. D. Wood, Darlington, S. C.
M. A. Dantzler, Orangeburg, S.
Greenville Floral Co., Green
C. M. Newman, Charleston, S.4
Rosehill Greenhouse Co., Colui
Jude Robinson, Rowesville, S.
C. A. Moss, Spartanburg, S. C.
D. A. Madden, Ware Shoals, S.
W. T. Bearden, Westminster,|
Hall Nursery Co., Iva, S C.
Greenville Nursery Co., Green
We earnestly advise the patro
of home nurseries, but if the del
material can not be secured the
flowing firms are recommended:
J. Van Lindley Nursery Co., Pi
na, N. C.
P. J. Berchmans Co., Augusta,
Glen Saint Mary Nurseries,
St. Mary, Fla.
H. J. Weber & Sons Nursery
Stark Bros. Nurseries & Orch
Co., Louisiana, Mo.
Prof. C. C. Vincent,
T o ifake a Split Log Drag.
Editor Laurensville Herald:
Take a cedar 1log, six o'r seven
long and ten or twelve inches in
meter, and split in the middle.
them 30 inches apart by three c'
stakes, broad side foremost. Fo
blade, use a strip of iron, four
long, four inches wide and a fot
of an inch thick, on the ditch end
the front slab, wedged out about
inch by a three cornered piece
wood, so as to give it a set like
bit of a plane. The end of the b]
next to the ditch should be a]
inch below the wood, and the eni
the middle of the slab should be fl
with thle wood. The drag should
run at an angle of about 45 degr
and when the ground is moist,
not sticky. Two medium size ho:
can pull it. The blade can be fas
ed on with about ten penny n;
through small holes punched thrc
the blade. The blade can be prized
and lowered when it wears dow
* DANCE AT BOTTOM OF SEA
* PLANNED BY SOCIETY WOMEN
* Los Angeles, Feb. 1.-Society wo
* men of Los Angeles, San Francisco
* and Pasedena are planning a sub
* * marine fete to be held on the bottom
reeG of the ocean off Catalina island early
take in March.
ruit Walter Howison Pritchard is ar
ears ranging the details and according to
-eful him, the guests are to be attired in
tion diving suits, each provided with an!
best oxygen tank or air tubes.
are Catalina island has been chosen for
the the unique affair because of the ex
de- traordinary clearness of the water
ner- and the remarkable marine gardens at
)me, the bottom of the sea.
UNSCATHED IN BATTLE.
cure Gen. Lee's Former Aid Loses Leg by
eme, Trivial Mishap.
this New York, Feb. 3.-After going
has i through the war as an aid of Gen.
fact Lee's staff without receiving a wound
ners Col. Beverly Winfred Wrenn lost his
nta. left leg in New York today, as the re
has suit of stubbing his toe a month ago.
they I Blood poisoning developed and it was
ired found necessary to amputate the limb
)int- just below the thigh.
have Despite his advanced years, the col
im- onel stood the operation well, and it
en, is said that 'he will recover.
-ow- Rev. Mr. Cronk in Prosperity.
cure Lutheran Church Visitor.
the Prosperity, S. C.-Rev. E. C. Cronk,
Men the energetic and efficient general sec
retary of the laymen's movement, paid
ees us a brief visit on the 27th, in the
vital i interest of the convention to be held
)wer ta Salisbury, February 7-9. On Sun
day morning the congregation select
ery to ed the pastor and Dr. T. S. Wheeler
as representatives to attend this con
vention, their necessary travelling ex
we penses to be borne by the congrega
tion. Mt. Tabor the same day elected
>ame Mr. W. P. Counts to go as their rep
r in resentative. His travelling expenses
e in will also be paid. Others from the
congregation may attend. On Novem
Lated her I the missionary society of Grace
ages church, began the support* of a native
and. pastor in Japan at a cost of $250 per
ocal year. The church council recently
the adopted a new plan for the liquidation
the of the indebtedness on our new church,
~mes which amounts to about $5,000. The
plan is working well, over $3,000 hay
~ ing been already pledged by the coun
e f1cil and the various organizations in
the congregation. We expect at no
distant day to have the entire amount
~ries pledged and to wipe out the debt with
>use- in two years. The congregation sus
ttdtains a heavy loss in the removal of
t of~ Mr. R. C. Counts and his estimable
ural family to Colum.bia, where he goes
-to take a position with our publication
board. WVhile we regret to lose him
C from Grace chom ch, in which he was
ille, an officer and superintendent of the
Sunday school, yet we realize that the
3- board has made a wise selection, and
bia, ou.r loss will be their gain. The Duplex
system of weekly offerings, which has
3.been in use in our congregation since
July 1, last, is working well and the
C. congregation is pleased with the sys
. C. tem.. E. W. Leslie,
Winnsboro News and Herald, 24th.
aie The friends of Mr. J. Frank Wat
sired son were somewhat surprised, albeit,
fol- pleasantly, to hear that after spend
ing the week end at Blairs, he had
~mo- jreturned on Monday with Mrs. Wat
son, who was Miss Irene Blair, daugh
Ga. ter of Magistrate Jno. D. Blair, of
llnBlairs. The young couple were mar
ried quietly on Sunday by the Baptist
Co., minister, of Union. They arrived in
Winnsboro'on Monday morning. The
ards young married ladies of our town will
be glad to welcome Mrs. Watson as an
addition. to their circle.
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LODGE DIRECTORY. *
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Woodmen of the World.
Maple Camp, No. 437, W. 0. W.,
meets every first and third Wednes
day evening at 7.45 o'clock. Visiting
brethren are cordially welcome.
D. D. Darby,
T. Burton, Clerk.
Newberry Camp, No. 542, W. 0. W.,
meets every second and fourth Wed
nesday night- in Klettner's Hall, at 8
Aniity Lodge, No. 87, A. F. M.
Amity Lodge, No. 87, A. F. M., meets
every first Monday night at 8 o'clock
in Masonic Hall. Visiting brethren
Geo. S. Mower.
J. W. Earhardt, W. M.
Signet Chapter, No. 18, R. A. I.
Signet Chapter, No. 18, R. A. M.,
meets every second Monday night at
8 o'clock in Masonic Hall.
Fred. H. Dominick,
Harry W. Dominick, E. H. P.
Bergell Tribe, No. 24, I. 0. B. M.
Bergell Tribe, No. 24, I. 0. R. M.,
meets every Thursday night at 8
o'clock at Klettner's Hall.
0. Klettner, C. R.
J. E. Franklin, Sachem.
Lakota Tribe, No- 79, I. 0. R. M.,
will meet at Jalapa Wednesday even
ing, January 17, at 7.30 p. in., and
every second Wednesday night there
after. Wn. C. Sligh,
J. Win. Folk, Sachem.
Chief of Records.
Cateechee Council, No. 4, D. of P.,
L O. B. M.
Cateechee Council, No. 4, D. of P.,
meets every other Tuesday night at 8
o'clock. 0. Klettner, C. R.
NEWBERBY OPERA HOUSE FOB
The City Council of Newberry, S. C.,
invites sealed bids for the lease of the
Newberry opera house for a term of
'three (3) years, beginning April 25,
1912. House has a seating capacity of
900. Only theatre in Newberry county.
Town has population of 6,00'0. Bids
'must be filed prior to April 1, 1912.
IEReent to be paid monthly in advance.
All bids to be accompanied by a certi
fied check for $50,'as evidence of good
faith. Checks will be returned to un
successful bidders. Successful bidder
will be required to give surety bond
for five hundred ($500) dollars to
guarantee performance of conditions
of lease. Right reserved to reject any
and all bids. For further information,
address, and file bids with Jno. R.
IScurry, Clerk and Treasurer, New
berry, S. C. 1-19-tf.
Schedules E'flective December 8, 1911.
Arrivals and Departures New
berry, S. C.
(N. B.--These schedule figures are
shown as information only and are not
8:51 a. m.-No. 15, daily from Co
lumbia to Greenville. Pullman
sleeping car between Charleston
11:50 a. m.-No. 18, daily, from Green
ville to Columbia. Arrives Colum
bia 1:35 p. mn., Augusta 8:35 p. m.
Charleston 8:15 p. in.
2:45 p. m.--No. 17, daily, from Colum
bia to Greenville.
9:05 p. m.-No. 16, daily, from Green
ville to Columbia. Pullman sleep
Ing car Greenville to Charleston.
Arrives Charleston 8:15 a. m. Ar
rive Savanrnah 4:15 a. m. Jack
sonvIlle 8:30 a.. mn.
Four further information call on
ticket agents, or E. H. Coapman, V. P.
& G. M., Washington, D. C.; J. L.
Meek, A. G. P. A., Atlanta, Ga., or F.
L. Jenkins, T. P. A., Augusta, Ga.
Attacks School Principal.
A severe attack on school principal,
Chaa. B. Allen, of Sylvania. Ga., is thus
told by him. "For more than three
years.' he writes, "I suffered indescri
bable torture from rheumatism, liver
and stomach trouble and diseased kid
ne'ys. All remedies failed till I used
ASSESSMENT OF PERSONAL PROPS
ERTY FOR FISCAL TEAR 1912.
I, or an aut:rrized agent, will be
at the following places named below
for the purpose of taking returns of
personal property for fiscal year 1912:
Newberry, January 1 to 9, inclusIve.
Kinard, Wednesday, January 10.
Whltmir. Thursaa ied fida7,
A large assortment of
Card, Fancy Drops, Lac<
2c. to $3.50, Valentines
endless variety of Valeni
Mail your Valentines <
deliver them any where
Select your Valentines
Variety Store and you %
erest ideas on the marke
THE HOUSE OF A
January 11 and 12.
Jolly Street, Monday, January 15.
Pomaria, Tuesday, January 16.
Walton, Wednesday, January 17.
Glymphville, Thursday, January 15
Maybinton, Friday, January 19.
Prosperity, Monday and Tuesda3
January 22 and 23.
Little Mountain, Wednesday, Janu
O'Neall, Thursday, January 25.
ISt. Lukes, Friday, January 26..
Longshores, Monday, January 29.
Silverstreet, Tuesday, ianuary 30.
Chappells, Wednesday, January 31.
And at Newberry until February 2(
after which date a penalty of 50 pe
cent. will be added against all persont
firms or corporations failing to mek
IThe law requires a tax to be charg
ed on all moneys, notes and mort
gages, also an income tax on -gross in
comes in excess of $2,500.
There shall be a capitation tax c
fifty cents on all dogs, the proceed
to be expended for school purposel
Dogs not returned for taxation shal
not be considered as property in an
of the courts of this State,.
All mQ.le persons between the age
af 21 and 60 years are liable to De
poll tax, except Confederate soldieri
or those persons incapable of earnin
a support from being maimed c
from any other cause.
Nothing but personal property is t
be assessed this year, but all person
who have bought or sold any real eE
tate since last return are required t
note such transfers on their return
All property must be assessed "a
its true value," which is construed t
mean "the sum of money for whic]
such property, under ordinary cir
cumstanceE, would sell for cash."
Please do not ask that your prop
erty be taken from the auditor's du
plicate the same as last return, fo
the law requires that all propert
must be listed on regular tax retur
blanks and signed and sworn to b
person listing same.
Newberry, S. C.
Name of township and school di
trict must be givien on every returr
EUG. S. WERTS,
Auditor Newberry County
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
COUNTY OF NEWBERRY.
By Frank M. Schumpert, Esquir4
WHEREAS, George D. F. Lyles hat]
made suit to me to grant him letter
of administration of the estate of an<
effects of Carrie Lyles,
THESE ARE THEREFORE to cit
and admonish all and singular the kin
dred and creditors of the said Carri
Lyles, deceased, that they be and ap
pear before me, in the Court of Pro
bate, to be held at Newberry, S. C
'on the 15th day of February, next sif
ter publication thereof, at 11 o'clock 11
the forenoon, to show dause, if an:
they have, why the said administra
tion should not be granted.
GIVEN under my hand, this 29tl
day of January, Anno Domini, 1912.
Frank M. Schumpert,
J. P. N.C.
Valentine novelties in Pull
Hearts. Lace Valentines
in boxes 5c to $3.50. An
tine Post Cards.
.arly and Uncle Sam will.
at a very small cost.
from Mayes' Book and
ill get the latest and clev
ROUND TRIP WINTER TOU -NT
RENOW IN EFFECT
CARRIER OF THE SOUTH."
rTickets on sale daily including April
e 30, 1912, with final limit returning May
31, 1912. For comiplete information as
to schedule, sleeping car service, etc.,
. call on nearest Southern Railway
ticket agent, or
F. L. Jenikins, T. P. A.,
1 J. L. Meek, A.G. P. A.
Columbia, Newberry & Laurena B. B.
s Schedule in effect October 6, 191(0
- Subject to change without notice.
C schedules indicated are not guaran
A. C. L. 52. 53.
t Lv. Charleston.. ... 6.10am 10.00pm
3 Lv. Sumter.. .. ... 9.4am 6.20pm
- Lv. Columbia......11.5am 4.55pm
Lv. Prosperity. .12.42pm 3.34Dm
- Lv. Newberry.. .. .12.56pm 3.20pm
- Lv. Clinton...... .1.50pm 2.85pmn
r Uv. LaurenR. ...... 2.5pm 2.12pm
1 Ar. Greenville. ... 4.00pm 12.20pmn
i Ar. Spartanburg. .. 4.05pm 12.20pmn
Ar. Abbeville .. .. .55pm 1.019u
.Ar. Greenwood .. 8.87pm '18#
Ar. Athens.... .... 6.O5pm 10.30am
Ar. Atlanta...... .8.45pm 8.00am
A. C.L 54 55.
-- Lv. Columbia. .. 5.00pm 11.15am
Lv. Prosperity... ..626pm , 9.50am
Lv. Newberry.. ...6.44pm 9.32am
Lv. Clinton.... ...7.5pm 8.44am
Lv. Laurens.. .. ..7.55pm 8.20am
1 c.&W.c ,
3Ar. Greenville.. ... 9 10pm 7.00am
Ar Greenwood . 2.28am -2.88am
Ar. Abbeville.... .. 2.56am 2.08am
Ar. Athens.. .... .. 5.4am 11.59pmn
Ar. Atlanta.. .. ...7.5am 9.55pm -
Nos. 52 and 53 arrive and 'depart
from Union Station. Columbia, daily,
and run through between Charleston
Nos. 54 and bb arrive and depart
1 Gervais street, Columbia. i
e ept Sunday, and run through be
- tween Columbia and Greenville.
For information ask agents or write
1 . W. J.CraIg. P T. M.
e ' ainvtmton. S. A
ColnmhIat 3. tO