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Prosperity Lodge Chooses Officers For
The Eusuhit; Year.
Prosperity, December '2->.?At a regular
communication of Prosperity
lodge, No. 115, A. F. M., held in their
hall Monday evening, the following ofI
Seers were elected and installed to
serve for the ensuing ?/asonic year:
A. X. Crosson, W. M.; John A. Sease,
S. W.; C. F. Saner, J. W.; X. H. Young,
^raesurer; G. W. Harman, secretary;
*B. T. Young, S. D.; W. .1. Wise, .1. D.;
V R Wise and H. J.Rawl, stewards;
W W. T. Gibson, tiler
^ Sharp denial that his action in pardoning
three hundred and sixty convicts
was a blow "at the administration
of justice" has been made by Governor
George Donaghy. replying to
charges made by critics. He said that
ihe question was whether human lives
were to be coined into dollars through
prison contracts. If the pardoned men
violate the law tliey will t>e remanaeu
:.o prison to serve the remainder of
Newberry Nesrro Arrested.
Greenwood Journal, 24th.
"Bud" Higgins, a negro said to be
from Newberry, was arrested at Troy
last night on the charge of carrying
concealed weapons and brought to the
county jail this morning. It is said
that Higgins was beating a ride on a
freight train and, when he was told
^io get off, he attempted to shoot the
^ Mr. I. H. Connelly and Miss Mabel
Campsen were married on Sunday, the
22nd, at 1.30 o'clock at the home of
the 'bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Campsen, the ceremony being performed
by Rev. A. M. Gardner.
Red Men Election.
At a meeting of Bergell tribe, No.
' 24. I. 0. R. M., on Thursday night, the
j following elective officers were chosen
for the ensuing term:
Ira M. Slign, Prophet.
G. C. Evans, Sachem.
J. 0. Havird, Senior Sagamore.
W. G. Peterson, Junior Sagamore.
0. Klettner, Chief of Records.
P. F. Baxter, Keeper of Wampum.
Representatives to Great Council at
Anderson in April?Ira M. Sligh, P. F.
Baxter, J. E. Franklin, T. B. Kibler.
Alternates?J. H. Baxter, E. L. Rodelsperger,
J. H. Chappell, W. B. Johnson.
The appointive officers will be nam
^ Somewhat Romantic.
Two young persons were in the city
the day after Christmas wanting to
get married. They were inquiring for
a minister when Mr. John C. Wilson
told them he could take them to one,
whereupon he pi lotted them to the
residence of his sister, Mrs. J. D. Davenport,
where boards the Rev. E. D.
Kerr, pastor of Aveleigh Presbyterian
^church, who, at the hour of 2 o'clock
;d. m., he made the two man and wife.
The groom was Mr. Thomas W. Powell,
of L^.^o City, Clarendon county, and
the bride was Miss Carrie G. Ruff, of
the Broad River section of Newberry
Death of Mr. Melton.
Mr. C. G. Melton died at Whitmire
on Monday morning, the 23rd, and
was buried on Tuesday afternoon at 5
o'clock, at Duncans creek, service by
the Rev. J. M. Fridy.
r* A Christmas "Wedding.
Miss Clara Adams, of Newberry
county, and Mr. J. W. Dawkins, of
Union, were married at the home of
rente Mr on/} Mrs Thos.
L11C Vliuc o uaituw, iu. . uuu
Adams, near Blairs, S. C., the Rev. J.
A. Linn performing the ceremony. The
immediate family and a few special
friends were present. After the ceremony
a sumptuous dinner was served
under the skillful direction of Mrs.
^-4 Cannon Blease. Numerous and valued
wedding presents attested the high
' esteem in which the bride is held by
ir her many friends. Following the fes/
tivities of the occasion the young couple
departed for their new home amid
shower of good wishes for a long
and happy wedded life.
Fire Company Officers.
At the last regular meeting of Excelsior
Hose Company No. 1, the following
officers were elected for 1913:
y H. B. Wells, chief.
* J. W. Earhardt, 1st assistant chief.
W. J. Swittenberg, 2nd assistant
R. H. Wright, president.
Jno. A. Pearson, vice president.
Jno. H. Baxter, secretary and treasurer.
W. C. Waldrop, captain.
Odd Fellow Election.
At a meeting of Pulaski lodge, No.
20, I. O. O. F., on Friday night, the
twilowii!?? \vt i ]? ( ! i'-i oiii. < !'> for i !t<- ?
i.-uint; Term: &
i. ii. iiaxK1.'. Noble Grand. B
i M. M. Satterwhitc, Vice G'*a;ul.
\v. u. Pet.rson, secretary. B
Theo. Danielsen, Treasurer.
Appointive officers to be named lat? I
\ Christmas Query.
"I've heard a lot of Christmas Eve," B
Said little Hobby Barr. g
i "But why i; it folks .;ev Ik
Of Christmas Adam, Mar" . pg
The Good Cause. |B
"You promised to call," she began, P
"and what is it ?3
Could act as a cause for postponing I
I 4?_ i. ^^ 1 ^ V* o xria niionQfriprl iS : K?
i irai my pianij ua>t ? _
certainly true," I]
He replied, "but the cause is a parent R
to you." ?.Judge. P
\ot ? Had Idea.
.Judge Scene, street car; weather,'#
Conductor?Transfer, sir? fj|
Passenger?No; 1 guess I'll have a p
: rain check.?.Judge. : B
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, |
COUNTY OF NEWBERRY?IN I
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John Stockman and Belton Stockman, ||
H. T. Renwick, J. S. Renwick, J. A. if
Burton, and E. A. Griffin and B. F. 1
Griffin, as partners doing business ;H
under the firm name and style ofjB
E. A. Griffin & Company, Defend- I
By virtue of an order of court H
herein, I will sell to the highest bid
der before the courthouse at New- I
berry, S. C., within the legal hours M
of sale, on Monday, January 6th, | j
; 1913, the same, being salesdav, t^e|l
following described tract of land, to I
All that tract, piece, parcel of plan- I
tation of land lying and being situate B
j in Newberry county, State of South
Carolina, containing Six Hundred and
Eighty-nine and three-fourths
(689 3-4) acres, more or less, bound-j
| ed by lands of Emma E. Carlisle, lands
of Mrs. Rosa A. Carlisle, lands of
, Hillary L. Felker and other lands.
This tract will be sold in subdivided,
tracts, plats of which will be exhibit-1
ed by the Master on day of sale. j
; Also all that tract, piece, parcel orj
plantation of land lying and being I
I situate in the county and State afore- f
said, containing Two Hundred (200)
! acres, more or less, being a part of j I
i the place known as the Mayes Place, I
and bounded by a public road sepa- G
rating it from lands of P. G. ^lenn, ?
by lands of H. T. Henwick, Bmma E. I
Carlisle, Hillary L. Felker and other I
I Qairl twn tri)r>tc nf hpinsr nil
of the land conveyed to us by M. A. I
Renwick by deed- dated October 2nd, I
1902, and recorded in Book No. 10, at j
page 440, except the tracts hereto- 9
fore conveyed by us to J. A. Burton. B
by deeds dated October 27, 1909, and
December 12, 1910.
Terms of sale: One-third cash, the
balance in equal installments of one
and two years, with interest on the
| credit portion from the day of sale!
| at the rate of eight per cent per
I annum, interest to be paid annually,
ithe credit portion to be secured byt
bond of the purchaser and mortgage j
of the premises, which said bond and
mortgage shall provide for ten per
cent attorney's fees in case of coli
lection by suit or by an attorney;
1 with leave to the purchaser to antici
ipate the credit portion in whole or i
in part Purchaser to pay for papers j ?
and recording same. j _
H. H. Rikard, j ~
December 11, 1912.
TEACHERS' EXAMINATION. |^'
I An examination for teachers' certi-!
I | 11
' ficates will be held on January, 10, i-v
1913, at the court house, at Newberry,1
| beginning at 9 a. m. "Applicants will
! furnish all stationery.
E. H. Aull,
County Superintendent of Education.
!CHICHESTERS PILLS Wyrjs.
TOE DIAMOND BRAND. A
Ladles! Ask your Drugrtat for /A
C- i\ Chl^bes-ter s Diamond Urand/yV\ '
??& Pllla in Red and Void rr.etallic\^#/
i cV ?l>0*es? sealed with Blue Ribbon. \/ i .
4m Tabs do other. Bur of your ? 6'
I'] - flf Drnntxt* AskforCin.CIIE8.TER8 _
( C Jr DIAMOND BRAND PILLS, for 85 IS
I lV JH years known as Best, Safest, Always Reliable !
i r SOLD BY DRUGGISTS EVERYWHERE |p
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! NOTICE OF FINAL SETTLEMENT. tl
The undersigned, as administrators, e
; of the estate of Mrs. Alice Kinard Aull, n
i will make final settlement of said
estate in the Probate Court for New- ~~
berry county at 31 o'clock a. m., on j
! Friday, January 3, 1913. and immed-l
| iately thereafter wil lapply for letters
, dismissorv as administrators of s^.id d
i estate. 11
E. H. Aull, ei
J. K. Aull, tl
! 12-3-4t. Administrators. t:
We the undersigned will sell on
alesday in January, 1913, being Monay
the sixth day of said month, dur1
g the usual hours of sale, before
ie court house door in the city of
ewberry, S. C., to the highest bidder
)r cash three shares of National Bank
tock, of the National Bank of Newerrv,
W. S. and J. H. Atchison.
December 3, 1912.
The regular annual meeting of the
i -UMntinnal Bank of
Ilcirc-UUIUCA O V/JL
ewberry, S. C., will be held in the
resident's * office 011 the 2nd Tuesday
f January, 1913, at 12 o'clock m., for
le election of directors, and such othr
business as may come before said
leeting. R. D.-Smith,
NOTICE OF FI\.VL SETTLEMENT.
Notice is hereby given that the unersigned
will make a final settlelent
as Administrator of the personal
state of J. A. Bouknight, decased, in
le Probate Court of Newberry Counft
S. C., on Thursday, .January 23,
jEaKXTsxanrao** u as a&attBmaamaaKixaxzs
OUT THE OLD"
l HAPPY NEW
you dt yc
since the publicati
decreees that it will re
nust anticipate the
i now. A heartfelt t
your kindly patrona
1 forbearance, and
year just past. 191,'
tppoimments has gon
tunities is on the thi
it lies before? It is
prophet role, but I
1 brightest of the Nev
;d with richest ble;
ice of heaven abov
r's wish to you, one a
* fft inrliiffo me wi
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you hold in graciou
jain wishing you e
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1913, at 11 o ciock in me luieuuuu, |
and will immediately thereafter ask for
Letters Dismissory as such administrator.
All persons indebted to the
said estate will make immediate setNOTICE
I will be in the auditor's office each
Saturday in January to prepare per: j
soon applications. Will be glad for j
an' -ine- to send in notice of the death i
of any of the pensioners.
W. G. Peterson.
Pension Commissioner for Xewberry i
vATTri' TO miHTANTS.
JU11VJU a V v ?
Notice is hereby given that the annual
meeting of the County Board of
Commissioners for Newberry County
will be held on Thursday, the ninth I
day of January, 1913. All persons hold- j
ing demands of any kind against the
County, not previously presented to
the Board, will file the same with the
Clerk on or before the first chy of j
January. ! (
L. I. Feagle,
County Supervisor. ;
H. C. Holloway, ji
Dec. 6, 13, 20 and 27 1
"RING IN THE
a nn/ k a ? *
ILAK i U ALL
ion of this paper
;ach you in advance
time and extend it t<
hank you, one and a
ige, for your patien
2, with its mistakes ai
e forever. 1913, wi
is, and hopes, and o]
eshold. Who can &
not mine to assun
can wish you the b<
v Years, a New Ye
ssings from the abu
e. This is my Nc
md all, and I ask yoi
thin the circle of fri
ts remembrance this
very joy that life c
es' Book Store,
tlemnt, and all persons holding claims
against the said estate will file the
same, with Eugene S. Blease, attorney,
Newberry, S. C.
, D. P. Bouknight.
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR NEW
CERTIFICATE OF SOCK.
Stock certificate No. 39, of the Farmers'
Bank, Silverstreet, S. C., dated
February 15, 1912, to Gilder & Weeks
.for five shares of the capital stock of
said bank, has* been lost or destroyed,
and notice is hereby given that the
owners thereof, Gilder & Weeks, will .
make application for a new certificate
in lieu thereof.
Gilder & Weeks. .
H. 0. Long, ,
President the Farmers' Bank, Silver- ,
street. S. C. 12-20-ltaw.30<i :
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, ]
COUNTY OF NEWBERRY,
COURT OF COMMON PLEAS.
George S. Mower, Treasurer of Erskine
Hugh T Ren wick, Defendant.
By virtue of an order of the Court
herein, I will sell to the highest bidy
i in I
; New I
an bring, I
der before the Court House at New/^oTz-ilino
An \TnndaV. Jan
UC11J, C7VrUtUl KJCLM. wa A&AM.} ? ? #
uary 6th, 1913, the same being sale-,
All that tract of land in the county
and State aforesaid, containing sixtyfive
(65) acres, more or less, and
bounded by lands of or in possession
of John c. Ruff, P. G. Glenn, Hugh T.
Renwick and J. S. Renwick, the same
being land conveyed to the said Hugh
T. Renwick by Marcellus A. Renwick
by deed dated November, 1909, and
known as the Glenn place, j
Terms of sale: One third cash, the
balance in two equal annual instal
meats, witn interest irum aay 01 saie
at the rate of eight per cent per annum,
payable annually, with leave to
anticipate the credit portion in whole
or in part; the credit portion to be
secured by bond of the purchaser and
mortgage of the premises sold, which
mortgage shall contain a stipulation to
pay the usual ten per cent, attorney's
fees for its collection in case it is collected
by suit or is placed in the hands
Df an attorney for collection. Purchaser
to pay for papers and for recording
H. H; Rikard,
Master's office, Dec. 11, 1912.