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YOLOIE LI, NOIBER 47. NEWBERRY, S. C., FRI])A2v<J&&?"13, *,913. TWICE A WEEK, fl.50 A YEAB.
f EVERYTHING QUIET 1
MILITARY RETURNED AMD NO
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The Threatened Kiot was neeu \>rnB
ed And Sheriff and Military Have
I Special to The Ilefald and News.
Columbia, June 12.?"Military and
myself returned from Bluffton this
a. m. Everything quiet," wired Sheriff
White, of Beaufort, to Governor
Blease at noon today. The threatened
riot is thus averted.
1 W. F. C.
Ridgeland. June 11.?Excitement
that may result in serious trouble
holds ithe village of Bluffton in its
grasp. Late tonigM it is said the
feeling is near the danger mark and
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fa clasfr may De-txpecieu u-cl vv ecu
white citizens and negroes. The town
authorities are reported as taking T,_
j\ chances and the town has been pii%L
xeted to prevent an outbreak pending
the arrival of the militia and officers
f-rom Beaufort. The soldiers and sheriff's
deputies under command of Lieut.
Hv C. Townsend and Sheriff M. O'D.
White, are reported hurrying to the
excited village in launches. Sheriff
Porter of Jasper is on the scene and
assisting in the preservation of order.
The trouble began last evening
Tt-Vion a rt^crrn nftterrmted to assault
the wife of a prominent young attorney
and failing in the effort made
his escape. Today a negro answering
the description of the fugitive was
shot and killed while resisting arrest,
it is said. The-fatal shot was fired
toy E. F. Hammond, State detective.
The young woman attacked by the
negro is said to have s-een the dead
negro and declared that he is not the
man who attempted the assault last
night. This development in the already
serious situation brought about
& condition tthat was considered f*erious
enough to call for assistance
from Beaufcrt in the shape of soldiers
and sheriff's deputies. In the meantime
a negro answering the descrip
tion of th-e fugitive furnished from
Bluffton has been arrested and com|
mitted to the Jasper jail at Ridgeland
where he will be held pending identiIficaiticn.
Posses from Bluffton are searching
for the negro who attempted the assault
but weather conditions make
the search hard and the pursuers are
proceeding with difficult}'.
The attempt at criminal assault is
said to have been made about 7.30
o'clock last night. The young woman,
the wife of a well known attorney,
was alone in her home when a negro
entered through the front door and
I grabbed her around the neck. With
I the wonderful strength of the frenzied
the young woman wrenched herself
from the negro's grasp and rushed
to the home of a neighbor, her
I -- -- screams
giving >the alarm and calling
j -citizens hurriedly to the scene.
The alarm spread with great rapidity
and in a short time the search for
he negro was on. The object of the
hunt was described as about six feet,
one *iioh in height, of slim build and
a dark linger cake color. His age
was estimated at 30 years. The search
of the evening was fruitless and it
was renew-ed this morning with no
The regro arrested here was taken
In cusirdy by the chief of police and
lodged in jail awaiting identification
Telegrams were sent to chiefs of I
police in all nearby towns giving the
accepted description of the negro and
calling on these officers to be on the
Many citizens of Jasper county hurried
to Bluffton, going from Ridgeland
in automobiles and other towns in
Jasper and Beaufort sent men to the
scene of trouble which may grow
Just Like Newberry.
Rock Hill Herald.
Most of the colleges are turning out
tb:s season the largest graduating
r? r*. ^ + V? J c? i/i n n _
UldSSCO in t-J-ltil 11 ioUV-rx j. iuio 10 \^iicouraging
to the friends of education,
even if the quality of the graduates
has not improved, and the indications
1 are that it has. So it seems that the
quantity of our educational work has
increased and its quality improved.
Perhaps there is hope for the country, j
ORDERS LID ON ISLE?OF PALMS
Han on Sunday Snorts and Liquor'
Selling by Governor.?Atacks
Maror flrnrp. <
Columbia, June 11.?Gov. Blease J
has ordered the lid :to be put on tight i
at the Isle of Palms. Stringent and '
[peremptory order to forbid all motor|
cycle racing or such like sports on
the beach on Sunday and to stop the ,
sale of liquor and beer were-issued I
j by the governor to snerin .viarun auu j
j Chief Constable Stothart, of Charles- j
(ton. Violations of law must stop and j
desecration of the Sabbath day must J
j end says the chief executive of South ;
In his letter to Sheriff Martin the
| governor calls attention to the news- ;
ranArtc r>f mntnrpvf'lp rapps on I
. paj;ui i UK? mv ww- ^ - ? |
the Is'e of Palms last Sunday and in- j
sfructs the sheriff to arrest all taking |
part in such sports on Sunday here- !
, after and prosecute them to the limit.
1 of the law.
In his tetter to Chief Dispensary !
1 Constable SiTothart to stop the sale of,
1 * ~ 4-1-1 r\ Tr?.1n r\? PolniC VPT?
uquur un me iaio ui x uiuiu, ^I
nor Bleas3 says: "It is thought aloud ;
I around here that John P. Grace's idea :
| in closing up everything so tight in
j Charleston on Sunday is to drive
1everybodv to'the Isle of Palms, and
that a bar room is to be run open !
' and above board over there. It is said i
| also thait Mr. Grace is boarding at the
| hotel in Charleston with the gentle- j
j man who owns the Isle of Palms business."
j The Isle of Palms is the playground |
nf rharleston and excursions every ;
Sunday take thousands of people j
there from all parrs oLthe State.
Governor's Letter to. Sheriff.
In his letter to Sheriff J. Elmore j
Martin, Governor Blease says:
"Columbia, S. C., June 9, 1913.
i "J. Elmore Martin, Esq., Sheriff,
Charleston County, Charleston, South
Carolina?Dear Sir: I notice in this
morning's issue of the News and
Courier, page 8, column 5, under head- |
ing, 'Cycle Racing at Isle of Palms,' j
; that motorcycle races were held at:
I the Isle of Palms on yesterday, the j
; 8th instant, being the Sabbath day. < |
f- "I hope that you did not know that 1
these races were gorng to be held, as
11 St'e nothing in the saicl article which
shows any effort on your part to pre!
vent the same.
! "I hope that you will immediately
proceed to indict all who took part in
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S3.1Q races, or antfinyLcu iv ov, ,
I bring them before the proper tribunal
for desecration of the Sabbath day,
and that you will keep a strict lookout
in the future and have indicted j
and locked up in your county jail any i
:&nd all persons who shall attempt to
; have any kind of races or other sports
' o' amusements, save sacred concerts,
I on the Sabbath. There are some things
j which possibly we can be excused for
' nnt hearine. if we did hear; and for
not seeing, if we do see, but there can
certainly be no excuse in the eyes of
God or man for allowing thes'3 things
to go on upon the Sabbath.
"It is true (that the Sabbath was
made for man and not man for the
Sabbath, but the Sabbath was intended
as a day of rest and recreation,
and for the worship and service of
rir>rj nnH certainly not for the pur
j poses that these people put it <to on
! "I am mailing copy of this letter
to Chief Constable Stothart, with inI
structions that he get busy also, and
I hope (that you will all see, in the
future, that people obey the Sabbath,
j and the laws of this State, in the discharge
of your official duties,
j "Very respectfully,
| (Signed) "Cole L. Blease,
XT Q+nt'ha'rit rhipf
UOPV IU lYli* JU. 11. V^VOUU* VJ
constable, Charleston, S. C."
Letter to Chief Constable.
The governor addressed the followI
ing letter. to Chief Constable B. H.
I Columbia, S. C., June 11, 1913.
I "B. H. Stothart, Esq., Chief Con- .
stable, 69 Society Street, Charleston,
S. C.?Dear Sir: It is thought aloud
around here that John P. Grace's idea
in closing up everything so tight in
m 1An Qnnrinv is to drive !
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| everybody to the Isle of Palms and j
i that a bar room is to be run open and j
above board over there. It is said also
that Mr. Grace is boarding at the
hctfel in Charleston with th? gentle- j
man who owns the Isle or JKaims dusiness.
As to these rumors I do not
know. However, notify the Isle of
Palms pc-oplo immediately upon re- i
ceipt of this letter that not a drop of
wine, whiskey or beer can be sold or
served there, and if these orders ar^
violated you are hereby directed tc
seize all the goods and ;to arrest the
people violating the law, and if you
cannot do this I will get a man who
can. Attend strictly to this, immediately,
and fail not on penalty of the
loss of your job and the jobs of your
men iust as quickly as the telegraph
wires can transmit th-? message.
(Signed) "Cole L. Blease,
Mayor Grace was informed at a
late hour last night of Governor
Blease's letter to Chief Constable
Stothart. The mayor said that he ha I
no statement to give out last night.
SNOW IX TARHEELIA.
Three Inches Fall in Mitchell County,
Bristol, Va.. June 12.?A dispatch
from Bakersville, X. G.. says fhs.t
three inches of snov fell in ZMitche II
county this morning.
Cruelty to Animals.
\p?rn HaHnian Arrested 1)T S. 1*? '?
A. Officer Vaughn.
Greenville News, 5th.
John Smith, a colored hackman,
was arrested on Tuesday afternoon
by Officer Vajghn of the Society for
Prevention of Cruelty to Animals,
charged with hard driving. The negro
escaped from the officer and
was arrested by members of the city
police department oil the charge of
disorderly conduct. Smith was tried
before the recorder yesterday morning
and sentenced to serve thirty days
on the city works.
Immediately after he is released
he will be re-arrested on the charge
of cruelty to animals. Mr. Vaughn
has been unusually active of late and
>10 illtPTlflc t.rt
bldlcu jcolciuaj ^ iuuu a?vvmvtw
have every dray and hack horse in
Greenville in good condition or have
them taken off the lines.
SITTING IX JUDGMENT.
People Think it Would Be Easy to Bo
the Other Fellow's Work.
How easy it is to map out the lives
of others for them, with the scale of
distance and the points of the comtnocc
.^ico-ritr t Wnw jfrrmle
JLTCLOC ' -/i- ai i J Hiuxvawvu .* ~ x ,
to point out when they have wandered
inextricably from the directions of the
chart, the other better Way we would
have taken in their shoes! The business
of other people would be prosperous
in our minding. We would^
have avoided by our astuteness, that
n-nA rtT>Tr4r>cr foilnro Wo lrnnw
ClUJCUl/ ClilU V/I J JL U.1 JIUi V. ? ? v UMW ..
just the short cut to take?or else the
suitable, tactful, roundabout way; we
were aware of the psychological moment
and the striking hour; we could
have advised the sapient plan, the
forethoughtful method; we could have
divided infallibly t]#e right thing tc
do and the right effectual fashion of
doing it. With the whole record of
another's life spread out before us,
albeit in an almost illegible scrawl, it
Is no hard task to point out the
abounding arrors in grammar and in
spelling. In the fair copy we would
have made, the orthography would
have been faultless. The firm-handed
transcription would have mirrored a
life at peace with itself, moving from
strength to strength, making tew
errors and those excusable. We look
first on the picture of the wreck that
is due to piteiabl mishandling, then
we contemplate with satisfaction our
own contrasting mental vision of shining
success and lujninous victory. If
we only had their chances, what would
wre not do with them! Isn't it a pity to
see them spendthrifts of their golden
opportunities. With all they do or
say or think we are at variance. At
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me risK 01 giving yam, >>c muoi.
Mrs. Brady?Och, Missus O'Toole,
yez be worrukin, noight an' day.
Miss O'Toole?Yis, Ol'm under bond
to kape the pace for pullin' the hair o*
that blaggard Missus Murphv;, the
mo dc if n? tnnrhori "her
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again he'd foine me tin dollars.
Mrs. Brady?An' yez is worrukin'
hard so's to kape oten mischief?
Mrs. O'Toole (between her teeth)?
Xo; Oim saving, eop the foine.?Xew
THE SEWS OF POM ARIA.
Assistant Teacher Elected?Fourteen
For Gambling?Sice Park?
I PAmaria, S. 0., June 11.?Mr. Geo.
S. Setzler has two boys with typhoid
fever, that are right sick at this writing.
There are several cases reported
in the adjoining community,
i Fourteen gamblers were before
: Judge A. L. Aull, on Friday. Thirteen
| negroes and onp white man. All
plead guilty and were fined $10, or
i twenty days on the chain gang. They
paid the dollars and went free. They
were caught by Rural Policeman Tur
ner on June 1st. Mr. B. T. Richard- j
son was with Mr. Turner and they'
watched the crowd playing till about
i 3.30 on Sunday morning, to be sure
that they were gambling.
There is a pretty grove being trimmed
near the old Holloway home
which will be used for the barbecue
grounds each year. It is a lovely
grove and has two springs which will
afford plenty of water, and make a
very nice park.
Tlioro iroe n on ci ^ aro hlo cfnrm TlPTP
1 11V. X UO V/UUUlUV/l UUiV fc> VV/* AM. A. v
' last week w?:h a display of lightning,
hail, wind and torrents of rain. All
of which did much damage to the
the little truck. Several houses were
i reported blown off the pillars and
lth? covering torn off and lots of
; trees including fruit trees were broken
' off. The rain lasted over an hour and
all the creeks and branches were very
Messrs. G. B. Aull, W. B. Boinesi,
and H.. F. Counts went to Columbia
on the excursion last week to attend
to some business.
, Miss Lucy Ligon, has been elected
j assistant teacher here in the new
school building. We think this a
wise selection, so we have two good
teachers for another year, which will
be a great help to the town and
| Mr. Campbell Lake, a junior at
Lonoir college, Hickory, N. C., will go
-to th&. Northern countries to sell
autoharps and wares during the summer
months of his vacation.
There has been a lot of rain
in and around Pomaria which has
thrown the farmers very much behind
with their work and has given
the grass a good start on them.
There are quite a-number from our
town that are taking in commencement
at Yewberrv this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben. Halfacre, visited
at Mr. Geo. W. Halfacre Saturdaynight
Mrs/Allen Counts, of Newberrry,
visited ait Mr. Joe Boland's first of the
Rev. S. C. Morris and family spent
Monday at Mr. Geo J. Wilson,
i Mr. E. B. Feagle and family spent
i Satnrdav nisht and Sunday 4n Pcma
' ria. \
Mrs. C. W. Sawyer and little son,
left Saturday for Concord, N. C., to
(visit her old home. She will be
away for several weeks/
| Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Hatton went
i J? iPniwfi<->?/I loe? tn visit thp
U v ci in irauuciu > wu w ..... .?.
latter's mother, returning home Monday.
Mr. Quincj' M. Kinard died at his
home about four miles west of here
on Sunday, and was buried at the old
family burying ground near "Jolly
Street on Monday. : The funeral was
at his homo and was preached by
Rev. J. A. Linn and Rev. Y. von A.
Riser. Mr. .'-Cinard was 60 years old
; and was a member" of Bethlehem
! church. He leaves a wife and several
children to mourn their loss.
Miss Lawson Link of Abbeville, is
visiting Mrs. W. C. Summer.
>"o Job Was Better Than That One.
The Free press relates that a well
known but broken down Detroit n-ews"
" 1 rxmv in I
paper man, wno naa ueeu a ^
his day, approached an old friend the
other day in the Pontchartrain Hotel
"What do you think? I have just
received the prize insult of my life. A
paper down in Muncie, Ind., offered m? ;
"tv. -vm nail that an insult?"
"Not the job, but the salary. They
offered me $12 a week."
"Well," said the friend, "$12 a week j
is better than nothing." .
"Twelve a week?thunder!" exclaim- I
ed the old scribe. "I can borrow more '
than that right here in Detroit.
Xot every fortune hunter is a good
THE NEWS OF PROSPERITY.
The Reaper Saddens Another Home.
Oil Mill Making Summer Run.
Personal Mention. ,
Prosperity, June 12.?Again death
has visited our town and saddened
the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. oaner,
when God called their little son, C.
F., Jr., from his earthly home
For many weeks the little fellow
has been a great sufferer and put
forth a noble effort for life. He died
June 10 and was laid to rest Wednesday
morning at the Prosperity cemetery
under a mound of flowers.
Mrs: J. F. Browne and little Elizabeth
Brown and Rebecca Harmon are
visiting in Columbia.
Th? Prosperity Oil mill is making a
summer run, in order ito supply the
surrounding country with meal and
hulls for .cattle.
Mr. J. H. Witherspoon left Saturday
for Titusville, Fla.
Mrs. A X. Crosson and Misses Ethel
Counts and Grace Burton Reagin
were shoppers in Columbia Thursday.
Mrs. T. L. "Wheeler was taken to
the Columbia hospital Monday for an
Mr. S. J. Kohn was a business visitor
to Columbia Wednesday.
Mr. S. S. Birge is visiting in Columbia.
Miss Isoline Wyche, wno nas oeen
teaching Terado, New, is home for
Mr. Will Havird and children have
returned to Silversireet after a visit
to Mr. B. B. Hair.
j Miss Ellen Werts had as her guest
j Tuesday Miss Annie Mae B-edenbaugh,
of Kiblers Bridge.
Chief of Police J. C. Duncan has rejturned
from Columbia where' he at'
tended the funeral of his brother, Presiding
Mr. A. H. Kohn, treasurer of the
Carolina Life Insurance Co., of Columbia,
was a business visitor here
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IiUtJSbia. ?J . VV . UVI15 auu. vy. V*.
Sh-ealy ha^My^turned from several
Dr J. I. Bedenbaugh was in Columbia
Wednesday visiting his patienir,
Mrs. T. L. Wheeler.
v Dr. J. J. Dominick took a patient
to the hospital Tuesday.
Mrs. Ruy Kohn is visiting her parent.?
Mr. V. E. Kohn has moved into tne
Kohn house in Mill street.
Mr. and Mrs. C. F. San-er wish to
extend their thanks to (their many
friends for their kind sympathy and
attention during the illness of their
little son, C. iF." Saner, Jr., and for
their lovely floral offerings.
- T? 1__ IX i. TTt flAnMlT
sue uruhe n w mui ucuuj*
It was only a short time after Lulu
MeStubbins was married that the
stratling truth was forced upon her,
that her young husband was not exactly
a teetotaller. One evening a few
weeks after the wedding that strict
cold water crank, Papa MeStubbins,
dropped in to call. He found his
daughter all alon-e. After a while he
"Where is Christopher?"
"Well, the fact is, Christopher isn't
feeling very well this evening."
"Is that so? What seems to be
"Well-er-the fact is-er-Christopiier
is suffering from a bad attack of
the puzzled old gentleman. "That's
a disease I never heard of. I guess
you must be mistaken, daughter."
"0, no father. Let me explain.
Propinquity means nearness, doesn't
"I guess so."
"And to be near is to be close, isn't
"And when we speak of a man as
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Demg ciose we mean wai uc is onn&jr
"And when a man is stingy we call
him tight, don't we?"
"I beli-e^e so."
"Well," she concluded with a sigh,
"that's what's the matter with Christopher."?Fun.
Prosperiir f>ifows a campa;?.i
education. To'l them about Anderson
and the ma 1/ in 3uc3i\eii's offered by
Anderson mer "hr.'i'.s aiid re:ip !he reward
of that information.?Anderson
"THE DUTCH PROPHET."
Amateur Forecaster Talks of Weather
Conditions and Prospects.
The State, i:>tn.
W. P. Houseal, of Columbia, who is
known eveywhere in South Carolina
: as the "Dutch weather prophet," has
; not retired from tie special series
of forecasts of temperature and pre^initatinn
in xrhich he has achieved
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I State-wide notoriety, but it is well
known in the city that ^ome of his
, recent predictions have been fulfilled
to the letter.
Mr. Houseal said yesterday that he
i had been devoting more time to the
study of causes of weather changes
the past year than to making predic+Tio
HUiiO UllUU^Il 1-UV uvn ^r-r
has given out, however, quite a num|
ber of predictions casually as he
| would come and go in attending to ,
his regular business as a newspaper
! man. At the beginning of the yeaT
he predicted a short fruit crop in
many sections, especially of the peach
crop, which would be almost a totp.l
; failure in sections in the north where
some of the choicest fruit is produced.
tVio nni'cniil warm weather in Jan
juary and February did not deter the
I "Dutch weather prophet" from preI
didting that March and April would
I show lower temperatures than either
i of the two . winter months of 1913.
Then also a series of unseasonably
cool periods was forecasted to occur
at regular intervals of a fortnight
through April and May, and the influences
at work which caused these
I unseasonable period* would come to
I a climax with a similar cool period
in June, 30 days from (the similar period
in May. ^
The population just at this time,
while they shiver at 54 degrees in an
inclement temperature, have not forgotten
so soon that fires w^ com1
? 1A 10 If rpnrt thfi
lonauie iviaj h ?
newspaper carefully they also will
! recall that killing frosts occurred on
the northern boundary of the State
I and were disastrous to vegetables and
fruit from that point still northward.
I There was one element of weather,
however, Mr. Houseal said yesterday,
_ +Vta r>nr?l TVPriods.
in l<lIKlUg auuuii UiU ^ ,
that people he meets- every day desir
ed very much, a:.d which at the time
he could give no hope that would be
, forthcoming when they wanted it,
and that was rain in May.
i Early in the year his prediction
i was that the absence of rain in May
would amount to 1 drought, and he
set May 21 as the day when the
idrought would be broken. The "Dutch
j weather prophet" was obdurate. He
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W0U1Q XIUL uuaugc ljulc
rain came as predicted, insufficient in
quantity in many sections, but abundant
in others. It was a starter, and,
as the Dutch weather prophet again
assured all inquirers, before a change
came for a long period of sunshine
the showers would cover the whole
country, adhering to the fortnightly
periods which rule until (the summer
solstice, which occurs June 20.
The next general disturbance will
' T 10 nnrirxr. tn a
centre arouna juut LO} UYTIUJ) WV va
major planetary movement on that
date. v <
Cool nights are to prevail during
the greater period of the summer,
,vwbich Mr. Houseal says are the re!
suit of the four-year period that occurred
this year on March 22 and
caused the Omaha cyclone and the
jOhio flood, having been shifted from
j March 4 to the above date by the
magnetic influence of the sun in Connection
with the position which the
Tuniter assumed on (that time.
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i The assurance is also given by the
! long distance forecast of the Dutch:
weather prophet that the South Atlantic
coast will not be visited this
year by a West Indian storm. The
four-year period likewise has a con
trolling influence that it nullifies at
the equinoxial date the atmospheric
movements which around the vernal
equinox produces inland disturbances
i similar to the Omaha tornado of Easter
In olden times we used to hear
With a pretty damsel drawing near,
The swish of skirts 'gainst rows of
That other skirts did richly face.
Now when we hear h^r drawing nigh,
Xo rows of lace to greet the eye
The sound her movements doth unfurl,
* - nf o^inct thft cirL
! IS lliU SWiau ui "a"'""- =>