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' IN PITH ESS GLARE j
BIG REUNION OPENS1
FIERCE HEAT MARS FORMAL
* Than Kt.ooo Veterans * Crowd
Big Tent to Listen to Words of
Cheer, Comfort, Patriotism
Gettysburg, Pa., July 1.?In the pitiless
glare of a sun sent the mercury
bubbling over the hundred mark
and made clothes a burden and a
bath only a delusion, the armirs of
f; the North and the South today began !
} the formal exercises set to mark the
semi-centennial of Gettysburg. Vet-!
i erans, to the number of 15,000, the
h army officers estimated, filed into the
big tent set apart for the -exercises,
sat in the haze of heat for two hours
and shook the camp with their cheers
If when the speakers made reference to
[ a reunited nation. Every seat under
I the canvass was taken long before
Secretary Garrison ana uu V . J. CUU , |
the orators of the day, came chugging
up in their automobiles.
Although the men in gray were far
outnumbered by those in blu-e, there
* 'iwere possibly 1,000 Southerners in
the ampitheatre and what they lacked
in numbers they made up in lung
power. When Gov. Tener finished his
| speech, Gen. Bennett H. Young, comP
mander-in-chief of the Confederate
-* 1 4-r^
Veterans, rose slowiy ana uuwca tv
"I can give you something that no
one -else can give you," he said.
"We will now ^*ou the rebel
w Heard Far Away.
Nine famous Confederate generals
and 1,000 veterans of the South gave
it so loudly that it was heard far
back in the camp toward Gettysburg.
whpn aen. Young stepped forward
to deliver his address, he was greeted
with wild enthusiasm, the Union
veterans, led by Commander Beers,
giving him three lusty cheers and a
He took as his keynote the conviction
of each side in the great struggle
that -each fought for a principle which
each believed was the truth. One of
his opening statements was that the
Northern soldiers deserved more credit
than the Southerners for the
\ promulgation apd sussessful realization
of the present great union,
"which he characterized as the greatest
movement of its kind in the world.
This compliment to the Northern
> veterans was greeted with loud cries
of "Xo," to which Gen. Young quickly
replied: " I know better than you j
^ do." His speecn capuireu mc auui- j
ence and be was overwhelmed by
I Governors and Generals.
F Among the 200 guests on the platl
form were Governors Mann, Virginia;
A; McCreary, Kentucky, and Eberhardt,
* Minn-esota; Senator Penrose of Pennsylvania,
and the following Confeder
* ate generals:
Robinson, Texas; vvesi, ueuigia,
Thomas J. Haffer, Louisiana; A. D.
Williams, Florida; E. M. Law, Florida,
and Carr, North Carolina.
The invocation was delivered by the
Rev. George Edwards Lovejoy, chaplain-in-chi-ef
of the Grand army of
* the republic. The benediction was to
have been delivered by the Rev. H.
M. Hamill, chaplain general of the
kConfederate Veterans, who did not
All through the night the veterans
poured into the camp, took graciously
of what small blessings fate passed
>?j. j._ o four hnnrs and
ffleUU IU UiCiu iui a. n,? ?
found permanent quarters when th-e
^^^hard pressed regular army officers
Jr could get them ready. Late today
Maj. Normoyle, second in command to
; Brig. Gen. Liggett, estimated that
more than 50,000 m-en are quartered
I in a camp intended to hold 40,000.
Through persistent efforts, however,
every man has been cared for as well
as possible. Thousands have been
(given quarters in the big test and j
hundreds of others in smaller tents [
us d in the day time for speech J
making and reunions. No officer cared
(to estimate the number of Southerners
here. There are more than 3,000
fromf Virginia and it is probable that
one-quarter of the total number is
v represented by the men from Dixie.
A Lick and a Promise.
Many veterans got no further than
one meal in camp and one look at
the crowded tents and thefr started
back home as quickly as they could
go. The real exodus, however, will
^ y*?not begin until Thursday or Friday
for thousands who might have left
sooner expect to stay over the Fourth
to See President Wilson.
Beore the morning exercises be
gan and after the veterans quartered
in the big tent made their slim toilets, ,
the runions of regiments and companies
and squadrons began. Con
federates who were in Pickett's
charge took keen delight in marching
with fife and drum to Spangler's
woods, where the columns of Pickett
formed on July 3, 1S63, to begin the ,
tViQ V>icrh tiflp of I
cuiarge iua.i liiauv^u mv uiSu ? ~ __ t
the Lost Cause. They did not charge
again as they once did, tynt they remembered?or
%thought they remembered,
and nobody said them nay?
every stick and stone and even the
blades of grass in that wide stretch
where death stepped with them before.
On the edge of the Union side of
the camp the veterans of Meredith's
Tmr> brigade and of Pettigrew's bri
** w** o ? ?
gade of North Carolina got together
to go over the story of the fight of the
first of July. Th-e struggle between
the regiments of the two brigades was
the most disastrous in number of
those killed in the entire three days'
fighting and was seldom equalled in
the whole history of the war. They
met today, many of th-em for the
first time since '63.
Few Real Prostrations.
Out and out cases of heat prostrations
were unusual and altogether the
irat-Q-nono onrwTvori their mpttle was still
v citi aiio " w? VMW*?
good throughout the trying day.
Down town in Gettysburg, where the
temperature was even higher than
in camp there were more cases of
temporary exhaustion treated at
emerg-ency stations and at the Pennsylvania
health department's hospital.
Although the army doctors were
not given to talking about such matters,
it was evident tonight that many
of the old soldiers would have been
better off if th*y had not undertaken
the trip. Two veterans, apparently
without friends, have Deen iouna m |
camp. They are totally blind and are
quartered in hospital tents. Micagga
Weiss, a New York v-eteran, who was
taken to one army station today, announced
that he is 112 years old.
The average is about 70 and there
are hundreds who are ov-er 80. The
long journey, added to the fact that,
they arrived here thoroughly tirtd j
out and the hardships that they have
undergone in addition to the heat
wave made the sick list fill up.
The first death of a v-eteran in the
town of Gettysburg occurred this afternoon.
The victim was J. D. Albert
of Washington, D. C., about 70. He j
is said to Have oeen pruLumemi.y tuu- i
nected with the United States pension |
office. I>eath was due to a stroke of I
The fifth death reported in camp
was that of C. Yates, aged 70, a veteran
from. Latrobe, Pa., who died
late today as a result of h:at prostration.
The agitation for the closing of the
harrnnm* in the town of Gettysburg [
appears to have died away tonighi
and they remain open for a flourishing
business. It is stated that the
intimation came frcfn the county
court house that no drastic action
would be taken unless the necessity
is greater than appears to be the
case at the present time.
I>TO GBEAT CAMP
More Equipment For Use of Old Soldiers
Sent?Boj Scontg To
Gettysburg, Pa., June .?8.?Cording
from as far West as the State of
Washington and from as far South
as Texas and Oklahoma, war veterans
by the hundreds are pouring
into Gettysburg tonight by regular
and special trains, which are also
bringing scores of friends and visitors
for the opening of the battle anniversary
celebration next week. The
town with its population of 4,500 up
to this time has afforded ample accommodations.
News received at the office of the
Pennsylvania commission told today
of the passage by the legislature of
the 535,000 additional appropriation
to provide for the *xtra 10,000 veterans
expected and later further ad
vices were rec-ived that a carload of j
t nts, cots and other equipment would !
arrive from Philadelphia during the j
night. They will be distributed quick- j
ly tomorrow and wiien tne camp i
opens at 5 o'clock in the evening i
everything will he in readiness to receive
Four troops of Pennsylvania State
constabulary are here patrolling the
streets of the town and establishing
traffic regulations. The squadron of
cavalry w'Mch arrived Thursday from
Fort Myers was given similar duties
on the battle field avenues with ad
ditional instruction to protect all monuments
and other government property.
Gen. Hunter Liggett, of Washington,
to be commandant of the camp,
will arrive Monday. Final arrangements
at the big camp were complet^
TVi q oeciVnmpnt nf tmnrp
v U luuaj . iiiV/ w- w
for the correspondents was made
and newspaper men from all parts
of the country will find accommodations
Thre- hundred and fifty Philadelphia
Boy Scouts arrived tonight and
were scattered about the camp at
various stations. Fourteen Red Cross
stations were established on the battle
field to serve as rest stations and
temporary hospitals for the v-eterans.
A thousand cooks have arrived for
duty at the camp and everything is
complete for the openir* tomorrow
MORE OF THE JACOBS TRAGEDY.
The Record Printed Headlines on
Monday Stating Certainty of Tragedy
Columbia Record, 30th.
The first reports of the tragedy that
wiped out the Jacobs family?father,
mother and four children, near Little
Mountain in Lexington county, indicated
that lightning had strucK the
home, rendered the occupants help
* ~ TlAllCD
J6SS and Selling me IU mc "uu^v,
caused th-em to be burned in their
Sheriff S. J. Miller of Lexington
county began an investigation as soon
as the report of the tragedy reach-id
him. From what he and others found I
at the ruins of the hom-e, he was led
to the conclusion that the family had
been murdered and the home fired j
with the hope of covering up the |
A telephone report from the sheriff's
office at Lexington at noon today was
to the -effect that Sheriff Miller had so
far been unable to detect a single
clue that might put him on the track
of the murderers and incendiaries.
Mr. Miller was engaged in a cas? at
Pelion at noon and had not had opportunity
to return to the scene of
Friday morning's awful occurrence,
but it was stated that ^e would continue
Examination of the bodies showed
that th.o skulls of three of the Jacobs
had been crushed in. Mr. and Mrs.
Jacobs and Miss Jacobs were found
on the spring mattresses of their beds
indicating that they were murdered as
they slept. One of the boys was
found beside his mattress and the
other in the dining room that ad+V10
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Keward for Slayer.
Governor Blease Tuesday afternoon
issued a reward of $'00 for the murderers
of John D. Jacobs, Airs. John
D. Jacobs, Miss Ellie Jacobs, Leslie
Jacobs, Hugh Jacobs and Oren Jacobs,
who were killed and cremated
some time Saturday morning. It will
be remembered that the whole Jacobs
family was exterminated. The heads
of all but the father, John D. Jacobs,
1 ** Art iv riirs OP
were crusneo, suppusemj' tausmg
death, and the latter was shot. The
bodies were afterwards cremated in
the dwelling which was burned to the
ground. The tragedy occurred near
Peaks, a small town across the
Broad river in Lexington county, approximately
26 miles from Columbia.
The theory advanced is that the
father, John D. Jacobs, who was supposed
to be afflicted with suicidal
mania, killed his family and then
committed self-murder. It is thought
that the exploded cartridge from the
shotgun ignited the bed on which
Jacobs was reclining when he committed
suicide, causing the house to
burn. But there arc those who think
that the family was murdered; so the
chief executive decided to offer a re
ward for the apprehension of the perpetrator
of the bloody deed. N
Jacobs in Grip of Suicidal Mania,
The State, 1st.
Peak, June 30.?That John D. Jacobs,
found dead with his wife and
four children in their burned home
near Peak early Saturday morning
had been of unsound mind for two
years is the statement made by Dr.
H. G. El azer, a physician of Poak.
This revelation was made to th-e press
".John Jacobs has suffered from
disorder of the brain for two years
or more," said Dr. Eleazor today,
"Fully two years ago he came to me
t * 1 -ui_
tor consultation, i iuuuu ms
tion such as to make the services of
a specialist necessary and on my advice
Mr. Jacobs went to a Columbia
physician for treatment. This continued
for some time, but for six
months he had not visited the Columbia
"In 30 or 40 consultations Mr. Jacobs
has mentioned suicide to me,
savins manv times. 'I would rather
be dead than in the condition I am.5
After each of these consultations I
went to Mrs. Jacobs, told her of her
husband's condition and urged her to
watch him closely. She lived in mortal
dread of her husband's taking his
life and has told me that she never
saw him leave her sight without fear
ing that she would have to call in 1^
It tells you ho
phone line wit
now enjoyed b
If you hav
tell you how t<
You do not ob
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
County of Newberry.
By C. C. Schumpert, Esquire, Probate
"Whereas, P. B. Banks, Jr., and G. N.
Long hath made suit to me to grant
them Letters of Administration of the
estate and effects of P. B. Banks
These are therefore to cite and admonish
all and singular the kindred
the creditors of the said P. B. Bangs,
and creditors of the said H. H. Folk,
deceased, that they be and appear bei-v-io
+>>0 Prmrf: nf Prrvhatfi. to
JLU1 c M-L^J JLli I-U'v VWU4 V V- ? - w,
be held at Newberry, S. C., on July
12th, 1913, next after publication
thereof, at 11 o'clock in the foronoon, i
to show cause, if any they hava, why
the said administration should not he
Given under my hand, this 28th day
of June, Anno Domini, 1913.
C- C. Schumpert,
J. P. N. C.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
COUNTY OF NEWBERRY.
Whereas, the Town Council of the
Town of Newberry has been requested
to change the name of Boundary
Street to Higgins Street in honor of
F. B. Higgins, an old resident of said
Whereas, the name of Boundary
street is not deemed appropriate,
Now, therefore, be it ordained by
the Mayor and (Aldermen of the Town 1
of Newberry, in Council assembled '<
and by authority of the same, that
the name of Boundary street of the 1
~~5-3 Tirt-rrrTi Via nnd fho camp 5c "hPT#>- I
OCLJU 1UYYU Ut, O.UU. kiv uw?v
by changed to Higgins street. 1
Done and ratified, this the 24th
day of June, A. D. 1913. '
Z. F. Wright, <
J. R. Scurry, <
C. & T. T. N. i
the neighbors to make a search for;
him and for them to find him dead.
"His last consultation with me was I.
not quite three weeks ago. I have ;
sepn him since then but not profes- \
sionally. His most -emphatic state- |
ment of the many he has made to me J.
was uttered when he said: 'I don't '
mind dying, but I can't leave my
family behind. This thing can't last ;
much longer with me.'" ]
Dr. Eleazor and Mr. Jacobs were 1
close personal friends in addition to 1
the professional relationship between 5
the two of physician and patient. The
nhvsim'an had been deeply concerned
over his fri-end's condition and had
many times discussed it with Mrs.
This entire community is still deep- ]
ly shocked over the tragedy. The citizens
of the countryside, with the
burial of the ill-fat-ed family done,
can only speak of the terrible affair ^
in whispers and wonder. t
t * loornod that tlip lifp 1
J. L lias uccu icaiut'u ^ ..?
of Mr. Jacobs was not insured nor -v
was there any insurance on his home i
and household effects. J1
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ligate yourself by i
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COUNTY OF NEWBERRY.
Court of Common Pleas.
Annie R. Harris, iu her own right
and as executrix of Nancy Caroline
Harris, deceased, Plaintiff,
A.nnie J. Harris and James A. Mimnaugh.
By an order of the court herein I
will sell to the highest bidder before
the court house at Newberry, S. C.,
within the legal hours of sale, on
Monday, salesday, July 7, 1913, all
that piece, parcel or lot of land lying
and being situate in the Town of
Newberry, county and State aforesaid,
containing eleven thousand four hundred
and forty-five square feet, more
or less, and bounded by Friend street,
which it fronts, and being otherwise
bounded by the Columbia, Newberry
& Laurens Railroad company, Andrew
Eargle, RufuB Williams and
perhaps others, the eame being the lot
of which Nancy Caroline Harris died
seized ana possesseu, auu ucm6 1UVA V j
particularly described by plat thereof
made by F. "W. Higgins, surveyor, on
file with the records in this case.
Terms of sale cash; purchaser to
pay for papers.
H. H. Rikard,
Newberry, S. C., June 13, 1913.
The State, 30th.
The R-cV. A. J. Bowers, D. D., professor
of Latin and Greek at Newberry
college, was in Columbia yesterday
and preached in the morning
at the Lutheran church of the Ascen- j
sion in Eau Clair*.
Dr. Bowers has 'been connected
svith Newberry college more than 20
rears. Many of jthe young men, who
cvere students at the Lutheran institution
with Dr. Bowers now send their
sons back to be taught by their classmate.
He has seen the students of?
;wo generations come and go like the
tt.? ? Qnnrh farnlirifl "have a
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he Lutherans in the State than he
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STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
COUNTY OF NEWBERRY.
By C. C. Sc'humpert, Esquire, Probate
Whereas, Mary J. Miller hath mada
suit to me, to grant her letters of Administration
of the Estate of and effects
of (Martha A- Miller
These are therefore to cite and admonish
all and singular the kindred
and Creditors of the Baid Martha J.
Miller, deceased, that they be and appear
before me, ir the Court of Pro
bate, to be held at Newberry, S. C.,
oil 5th of July next after publication
thereof, at 11 o'clock in the forenoon,
to show cause, if any they have, why
the said Administration should not be
Given under my hand, this 17th day
of June, Anno Domini, 1913.
C. C. Schumpert,
J. P. N. G.