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VOLUME LI., NUMBER 96. NEWBERRY, S. C., TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1913. TWICE A WEEK, $1M A YEAE,
PAROLES GRANTED IN TWO
CASES OF MUCH INTEREST
Benjaniiu John, The Turk, and Wm.
McKinley, Serving Twice for Same
Special to The Herald and News.
Columbia, Nov. 26.?Governor Blease
increased his Thanksgiving list today
with two paroles which will be of general
Benjamin John, white, the Turk who
killed his traveling companion in Kersftaw
county, and was convicted in
July of murder, with recommendation
to mercy, was paroled upon the condition
that he leave the State within
twenty-tour nours irom tne ume ui i
his release, and that he return to his j
family in Turkey, within such time as i
lie can reasonably make the trip. John
and his companion, George Simon,
were traveling in -the interest of the
cburch which they represented. The
petition in his behalf was very strong,
and under the showing made he was
granted the parole on the condition
that he leave the State within the time
\ -stated and return to his family. A
I stranger in a strange land, his case
- was taken up by the good people of
the community and the facts brought
to the attention of the governor.
William McKinley, white, convicted
in Aiken in 1907 of grand larceny, and
given ten years in the penitentiary,
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was paroieu uuriug gwu ueuaviur.
McKinley was convicted in the federal (
courts of robbing the post office at [
Montmoreci, in Aiken county, and
L served his five years in the federal pri- j
W son in Atlanta. After serving that
sentence he was indicted in the State
J courts for having stolen the identical ;
I goods at the identical time, and given
f ten years in the State penitentiary,
which sentence he was serving when
i paroled today by the governor. McKinley
had no lawyer or other person to
look out for 'him, his case getting before
the governor through a letter
from McKinley himself, written from !
the penitentiary. Acting Solicitor ;
h| Herbert E. Gyles, who prosecuted the j
(p case,' said under the circumstances,.
1 the defendant having served a consid- j
( erfcble portion of the second sentence j
for the same offense, he recommended j
THE NEWS OF PROSPERITY.
L Terrible Accident at Oil Mill to Yonng
ffil. 1Ti? T (a. DVntnl
R .aia JUi ? IU591UU lie l aiai
V Prosperity, Dec. 1.?While assist- j
npng in moving an oil tank car at the!
^Prosperity oil mill Saturday morning,,
r Forest Livingston fell in front of the
car and both legs were run over and
I horrible mangled. It is not known just
how he fell, as no one saw him. Those
f assisting be;ng behind pushing the
, car supposed ho was attempting to
fcget on in front to apply the brake.
Mr. Livingston is a young man about
122 years of age and lived about one
mile below Prosperity. He was carried
to the Columbia hospital at 12
o'clock on the Southern. Both legs j
will be amputated. At the last report
Mr. Livingston was growing worse.
Dr. G. X- Hunter and Mr. H. J. Rawl
Accompanied Mr. Livingston to CoEmbia
Mr. A. L. Wheeler, of Columbia, visited
the home folks Sunday.
Rev. E. W. Leslie has as his guest
Prof. Stemple, of Newberry college.
Mrs. J. P. Mahon and Mrs. Turnipseed,
of Newberry, spent Thanksgiving
day with Mrs. A. G. Wise.
Mr. Pierce Scott, of Clinton college,
I spent the weekend with his father,
h Mr. J. P. Scott.
L Miss Annie Moseley spent the week|^end
in Ninety Six, the guest of Miss
BpMr. Par. Mitchell, of Wofford college,
IT is home on account of the serious illI;
ness of his .mother, Mrs. T. A. DomiMr.
and Mrs. A. G. Wise and Mr. W.
L J. Wise spent Saturday and Sunday in
fck Miss Annie Singley, of Excelsior, is
kiting Mrs P. C. Singley.
^pMiss Annie Mae Bedenbaugh, of
PKiblejp Bridge, is visiting Miss Ellen
I Mrs. F. E. Schumpert has returned
worn a visit to Columbia.
I Vlrs. Oliver Harris, of Newberry,
Bsited Mr. T. A.Dominick last week.
Miss Eula Taylor has returned to 1
^Columbia after a short visit to her
H parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Taylor.
One of the most beautiful weddings
ever seen in Grayson county, was t'haz j
of Mr. Thomas Paysinger Wicker, of
Newberry, S. C., and Miss Elizabeth
Young, which occurred at the home of
the bride's father, Ur. R. F. Young, at
eleven o'clock Thursday morning,
November 27th. at Fairwoori. Ya.
Mrs. William Breeee Perkins acted j
as hostess and received the guests in '
a most charming manner. Promptly
at eleven o'clock Mrs. Charles H. Mil- j
ler, wife of the superintendent of The i
United States Lumber company, sang ,
that most beautiful song, "Love is all j
1 ask." At the conclusion of the song, !
the bridal party entered t'lie parlor to j
the strains of Mendelssohns wedding i
march which was beautifully render- !
ed by Mrs. Miller.
First came the ushers, Mr. William j
Conard Wilson and Mr. William Breece j
Perkins, of Fairwood, Va. Then came j
Miss Denton McKee as maid of honor,
with Mr. W. J. Wicker, of Newberry,'
as best man, followed by the bride j
and groom, who advanced to the center
of the room, where they were met
by Rev. F. L. Cox, the bride's pastor,
who performed the .marriage ceremony \
in a most beautiful and impressive I
The bride wore a gown of ivory ;
white satin broche en train, trimmed ;
with rare lace, and orange blossoms, j
A veil of silk tulle fell in graceful |
folds Trom her beautiful golden hair j
to the hem of her long train. A small ;
wreath of orange blossoms was around i
her hair, which was piled high on her i
lovely head. A tiara of diamonds was
worn across the front of her hair, and j
a rope of pearls wound four times I
around foer throat with a large dia- j
mond pendant which hung below her
waist. She carried a shower boquet of ,
Bride's roses, and Lilies of the Valley j
with maiden hair ferns and made a i
picture of girlish grace and beauty that I
will long be remembered by every j
The groom and best man were attir- i
ed in conventional full dress suits, j
white gloves, white satin ties.
After the ceremony, the bridal par- j
ty changed inco their travelling cos- j
tumes when they returned to toe par- j
lor and received the congratulations ,
of those present.
A buffet luncheon of cold sliced j
turkey, escalloped oysters, bread and j
butter sandwiches, chicken salad with |
cheese straws, "Devil hash'* and "An- j
gels food", champagne punch and!
cafe'noir was served.
The bride is the daughter of Dr. and !
Mrs. R. F. Young. She is a graduate :
of Lewis Institute, Chicago, 111., in I
the department of domestic economy, i
and is beautiful, graceful, accomplished
and a charming conversationalist
and is an acquisition to any circle ehe
Mr. Wicker is a young Southern gen-,
tleman of splendid attainments, bril- \
liantly educated, is a graduate of several
institutions and is descended
from a long line of distinguished ancestors.
Hhe has large business in- J
terests and is handsome, talented, well |
known and very popular, and won a j
place in the esteem and confidence of j
all those with whom he came in con- ;
tact. He is the eldest son of Mr. and
Mrs. John H. Wicker, of Newberry,
The house was artistically decorated
with smilax, ferns and white chrysanthemums.
The walls were festooned
and long strings of evergreens came
from the four corners of the room
and met in the center of the ceiling. ;
The house was darkened and electric
lights were turned on, producing
a very charming effect and formed a ;
splendid setting for the bridal party, j
Miss Denton McK.ee, the maid of j
honor is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. |
J. B. McBee, of Fairwood. She was !
beautifully gowned in yellow satin, j
and her glowing dark beautiful face I
and graceful figure made a perfect,
foil for the delicate blonde beauty of
Mrs. John H. Wdcker, mother of the
groom, wore a charming gown of
lavender crepe over lavender satin,
trimmed with cream lace and pearl
Mrs. Charles H. Miller wore a handsome
street dress of plum colored silk
poplin with lace to match and her
clear glorious voice filled the house
with the most exquisite melody.
Mrs. William Breece Perkins, who
is a young bride, was lovely in a j
heavily embroidered white loce robe, J
with a wide white satin girdle. She '
presided at the punch bowl, and saw
that good cheer was provided the
guests at the proper time.
Mrs. R. F. Young, mother of the
bride, wore a gown of Gobelin blue
brocade en train, with girdle and sash
of black satin.
Among the guests present were Mr. |
- -i * ? A T n
ana Airs. a. ?j. ureecii-, uj. -ori ciiiL, v <*.,
great uncle and aunt of the bride, j
About forty of the nearest relatives
and most intimate friends were present.
Tne bride's "going away'' dress was .
of a rich red chiffon broadcloth, with ^
bandings of emerald green satin over- ;
laid with large cream silk hand made :
medallions, a red ?hat with large green j
satin bow and white gloves, made a
most effective costume. The large '
number of valuable gifts received at
the bride's home and at Newberry, attest
the love, esteem and popularity
of both bride and groom. Telegrams :
f nl r?+i at> c? nnH crr\r\/*. nric/i I
UI aLUianuilO U^XIU ^vwu u lyuvo J
were received from various parts of J
the United States at Fair wood and
A unique feature of the wedding was
the signing of the "marriage certifi- j
cate" which was handsomely embossed
in gold lettering, and signing :he
"guest book/' which will be a delight- |
ful reminder of the happy event to
the bride and groom in the years to !
The "bride's cake'' was one of the
largest, most beautifully decorated 1
cakes ever seen in this county. It was ;
naked in Chicago and weighed 40
pounds. The initials "W and Y" were
in raised effect surrounded by "cupids"' i
and "Lilies of the Valley'* done in
white icing. There were small boxes
of white maire satin, tied with white '
corded ribbon in a "Chrysanthemum"
bow on top with a little golden winged
"cupid" pointing his golden arrow
at toe nitials "W and Y" in gold lettering
across the corner, and contain
ed a piece of the same cake as the
large bride's cake. Each guest took
one of these boxes home. The bride
will not cut the cake until she entertains
in her own home.
A number of receptions and dinners
are to be given Mr. and Mrs. Wicker
upon their arrival at Newberry. Mr.
W. J. Wicker will entertain them
a dinner on Tuesday, and Mr. and Mrs.
John H. Wicker will give a large reception
Wednesday afternoon and
evening, others are planned later on. j
Amid a shower of rice, Mr. and Mrs.
Wicker left at one o'clock e ' a short
trip. On tCieir return they will be
J V.?1 ?T\/Tv.
HI I1UU1C XXI iHBW UCXTJ W UC1 C J.TXX. T*
er has a beautiful home prepared for
May the richest, choicest blessings
of God follow .them down their pathway
through life and as the days roll
into years may they become more and
more completely one in thought, one ,
in mind, as tney are now one in nean. j
Presentment of the Grand Jury.
To His Honor Judge S. W. G. Shipp:
We the grand jury of Newberry:
county for the year 1913 desire *:o
make the following presentment:
We desire first to express our ap- i
preciation of the lucidity of all in- j
structions given to us by the pre- '
siding judge, and in accordance with
one of said suggestions, we recommend
that in all violations of' :he
dispensary law, the punishment for
sa.a violation inflicted by the court
shall consist in either service on the
county chain gang or the State penitentiary
at hard labor a: the discretion
nf tih^ roiirt and that no Dunish- !
merit by fine snail be inflicted.
We have visited and inspected the j
county jail, and recommend that the
supervisor be instructed 10 purchase
steel bunks for the use of the prisoners,
so that they shall not be compelled
to sleep on the floor. We would
further recommend that the members
of the general assembly from
Newberry county be requested to pass
a bill securing a sufficient amount for
the purpose of putting the jail in a
sate and sanitary condition, ana placing
a cement walk from the front
-itrance of the yard to the front door
of the jail building.
We are informed that the "County
Barn" is skuated partly on land belonging
to Mr. Smith Livingston. We
hereby instruct the supervisor to ascertain
the condition of same and to ,
move the barn off of said land and on
the land belonging to the county.
We hear there are two wells at :he
Stony Battery that are open and so ;
near the public highway as to be a
menace to the safety of school oMl- j
dren and other travelers using said
highway; also two open wells at the j
Simpson Dominick ginnery, now own-'
ed by J. B. Stockman?all of which
are no: in use, and equally dangerous, j
We recommend that the owners of j
same be required to fill up same at
i/jict, or to ciuier enciose or cover j
them with some substantial covering.
We recommend that the supervisor
pay to William Davis tne sum or ,>i.>
and to Simon Robertson $5, the same
being for the purpose of assistance j
whilst tuey are incapacitated from active
work by injuries received by them
ai the hands of John C. Hipp.
We have visited the county offices,
and have found them properly con- j
ducted, all moneys and vouchers balnnm'np
and all nhli^atinns ohsprvpd
Committees from this body have visited
and inspected the schools of the
county and report in the majority of I
instances a healthy and progressive
We have inspected Che books of rec-'
ord of the following trial justices
(magistrates they mean), viz, John
Henderson, J. H. Dorroh, H. H.
Ruff, A. Li. Aull, C. H. Alewine, W. R.
Reid, J. C. Sample, B. B. Hair, J. B.
Lathan, R. M. Aughtry and J. F. Riser, J
and find same correct, and have ap- j
d oci ro tr\ OYnreco rm r Vioortv i
commendation of the services of our j
supervisor, J. H. Chappell, and to |
state that we fully appreciate his efforts
to carry out all recommendations
emanating from this body, as well as
his performance of the duties devolving
on his office generally.
We recommend that our clerk be
paid the sum of eigat dollars for writing
presentment and extra work for
the grand jury.
J. C. Adams,
Foreman Grand Jury.
RALLY OF RED MEX.
Bergell Tribe Has Enthusiastic Meeting?Activity
In response to a proclamation issued
by our worthy Great Sachem, Col. E.
H. Aull, that the Red Men and members
of the degree of Pocahontas in
this reservation observe the week beginning
November 23rd, as a week in
which to work for the good of the or-!
der, and in honor of Judge Carl Fos- j
ter, our Great Incohonee, Bergell I
Tribe No. 24 assembled over Klett-!
ner's store Thursday night, November
27th, and in a very pleasant way
celebrated the occasion.
Our past Great Sachem and present
Great Representative, Brother Otto
Klettner, read a communication relative
to premiums being given for
bringing in new members for adoption,
and suspended members for reinstatement
He then, as is his custom delivered
ttie goods, and presented a list
of eight for reinstatement and four
for adoption. And other brothers had
the names of twos and 2 threes. In
the list of names brought in and dulyelected
we notice such splendid specimens
of manhood as our esteemed
friends and fellow townsmen, H. H.
Blease and I. H. Hunt.
This guarantees thrift, progress and
nrncnoritv tr\ nnr trihp flnrl is fine nf
wvr wv- V..WV ~ ?
the things for which we were thankful
on Thanksgiving night.
It was a pleasure to note ttie presence
of every official warrior and
brave, "cepting John Henry'', and he
was excused upon the Old Testament
theory of staying at home with his
By the thoughtful consideration of
Brother Klettner, there was then
brought in apples by the barrel, bananas
by the bunch and cigars by the
box, and the most skeptical minded
was convinced taat Red Men had
rather smoke now.
A letter was read by Brother Klettner
from Governor Blease expressing
appreciation of splendid resolutions
drafted by the Red Men and Pocahontas
and sent him and his loved ones :
in their recent bereavement, also
personal regards for the members of ;
the order. Every member stood up to
show appreciation of this letter.
Hon. H. H. Blease then delivered an j
address equal to any we ever heard.
It was full of pathos, patriotism and
? - - r* 1 I
wun sucn men as our ureai oaLiie.ii
and Brother Klettner in the lead the 1
Improved Order of Red Men will ever <
One Present. (
COUNTY TEACHERS INSTITUTE
Will be Held in High School Building
Dee. 4-6?The Program?List
of Teachers and Homes.
The general public is invited to attend
the teachers institute for no
school can be built up without public j
interest and enthusiasm. The follow- j
ing is the program:
All meetings will be held at Newberry
High school except the country
school winch will be taught at Boundary
Thursday Evening, Dec*. 4th, 7.30.
Prayer by Dr. E. P. Jones.
Introductory remarks by Geo. D.
Brown, county superintendent of edu
Welcome address fey Mr. Z. F.
Wright, mayor of Newberry.
Response by Prof. S. J. Derrick,
chairman county board of education.
The Passion Play?Dr. J. H. Harms,
president of Newberry college.
Friday Morning, Dec. 5tli.
For primary?Intermediate teachers.
8.45 to 12.00?Observation of work
in Transported Country School at \
Boundary street school?Conducted by
Mr. W. K. Tate, Misses Goggans, Gray
9.00 to 10.30?For high school teachers
observation in Newberry High
10.30 to 12.00?High sc'hool conference
conducted by Mr. Hand.
Friday Afternoon, Dec. 5th.
2.00 to 4.00?Some Good and Some
Poor Methods of Teaching Which We
Have Seen?Miss Will Lou Gray, supervising
teacher of Laurens; Mr. W.
K. Tate, State supervisor of Schools.
Making the Daily Program: Method
of saving time?combining" classes,
telescoping recitations, alternating of i
Res. period, 15 minutes.
Getting the Children in School?Mr. '
Geo. Si Pitts, Laurens county super-;
intendent of education.
Reasons for Non-Attendance.
(b) Reasons for Irregular Attendance.
(c) "How I Managed, a Bad Case in
(d) The Best Method of School Entertainment.
(e) The Best Ways to Raise Money i
for School Improvement.
Friday Evening, Dec. 5th, 7.30.
Prayer by Dr. A. J. Bowers.
Future School Development in New-1
berry County and Its Accomplishment
?Mr. J. E. Swearingen, State superintendent
Some Educational Wastes?Mr. W.
H. Hand, State High School inspector.
Saturday Morning, Dec 6th, 9.00 to 11.
Prayer by Rev. J. E. Carlisle.
The Tomato Club?Miss Parrott,
State organizer girls tomato clubs.
The Experimental Plot; The Corn
Club?Mr. W. W. Long, farm demonstration
agent of South Carolina.
What the State Owes the Child?!
Hon. W. H. Swift, former superintendent
of Greensboro, N. C., city
Plans for the Coming Year?Geo.
Short Session of Newberry Teachers
.Entertainment 01 visitors.
Mrs. Sallie Brown?Miss Nannie
Caldwell, Ola Brown, Mary Brown.
Mrs. Jos. H. Hunter?Miss Jo Caldwell.
Mrs. Caldwell?Miss Daisy Whitney.
Mrs. J. B. O'Neall Holloway?Miss
Mrs. J. E. Norwood?Mrs. J. E.
Mrs. T. J. Hayes?Miss Ollie Feagle,
Miss Gertrude Bobb.'
Mr. C. L. Wilson?Mr. Clemson Wilson.
Mrs. Alice Porter?Miss Sue Porter,
Miss Timmerman, Miss Lois Eleazer.
Mrs. J. C. Neel?Miss Lizzie Neel.
Mrs. Jno. Kibler?Miss Lucia Winn,
Miss Annie Deer,, Miss Mabel Fellers.
Mr. H. H. Rikard?Mr. S. J. Wheeler.
Mrs. Frank Sligh?Mr. Jessie BallenLine,
Mr. J. 0. Singley.
Mrs. H. L. Farr?Miss Willie Mae
Wise, Miss Lizie Hawkins, Mrs. Nannie
Simpson, Mrs. S. A. Jeter.
Mrs. 0. H. Cannon?Miss Martha
Mrs. W. G. Houseal? Miss Susie
Langford, Miss Nell Friday.
Mrs. W. W. Hornsby?Miss Marjorie
Mrs. I. H. Hunt?Miss Jessie Rutherford,
Mrs. W. D. Rutherfr-d.
Mr. Jas. Kibler?Mr. Jno?~Kibler.
Mrs. Arthur Kibler?Miss Annie Salter.
Mrs. Jno. Reeder?Miss Renna Reeder.
Mrs. \\. A. Dunn?Miss Lucy Ligon,
Mrs. J. T. Mayes?Mr. Waiter Reiser,
Mr. G. H. Ballentine.
Mrs. Henry Kibler?Miss Era Kibler.
Mrs. Jno. Wicker?iMiss Ernestine
Wicker, Miss Xell Siiealy, Miss Jessie
Mrs. C. L. Lathan?Miss Elberta
Sease, Mrs. J. C. Swygert.
Mrs. Lominick?Miss Annie Lominick.
Mr. 0. M. Buzhardt?Miss Dollie
Mrs. Jeff Amick!?Miss May Amick,
Miss Lottie Halfacre.
Mrs. S. W. Crouch?Miss Minnie
Mrs. E. E. Williamson?Miss Mabel
Williamson, Miss Kate ThompsonMrs.
S. P. McCraqkin?Miss Rachel
McCrackin, Miss Ola Miller.
Mrs. W. J. Swittenberg?Miss Drucy
Mrs. Frank Schumpert?Miss Alma
Mrs. G. W. Pearson?Miss Essie
Dr. W. E. Lake?Rev. S. P. Koon.
Mrs. L. W. Floyd?Miss Carrie
Spearman, Miss Myrtle Suber.
Mrs. W. A. Dunn?Miss Noy Womble.
Mrs. J. H. Summer?Mrs. M. L.
Baker, Miss Maggie Cochran.
Mr. J. R. Long?Miss Alice Srnoake.
Mr. B. F. Mills?Mr. Tom Mills.
Mss Xora Long1?Mr. S. J. Wall.
Mrs. C. H. Cannon?Mr. and Mrs. Linora
Mrs. J. M. Workman?Miss Estelle
Dominick, Miss Julia Setzler.
Mrs. Wm. Y. Fair?Miss Iva Eaddy,
Mr. M. M. Buford?Miss Beulah.
Vann, Miss Lucy Agnew.
Mrs. C. E. Summer?Miss Mary
Steward, Miss Langston.
Mrs. W. Wicker?Miss Mamie Cromer.
Mrs. Chas. Senn?Miss Dollie Mae
\frc T TVT Davie?"VTisc P.nrfl
son, Miss Leila McTeer.
Mrs. W. H. Wallace?Miss Ruby McIlwain,
Miss Carrie Still.
Mrs. J. C. Goggans?Miss Ola Miller,
Miss Ka herine Chappell, Miss Wil Lou
Gray, Miss Edith Parrott, Miss Smoak.
Mrs. J. M. Kibler?Mr. W. H. Hand.
Mrs. W. H. Hunt?Hon. W. H. Swift.
Mrs. J. H. West?Mr. W. W. Long. 1
Dr. G. B. Cromer?Mr. J. E. Swearingen,
Mr. W. K. Tate.
Mr. G. D. Brown?Mr. Geo. S. Pitts..
Mrs. Otis Jeffcoat?Miss Donrtan,
Any thing from a "pound of lye to
crepe de chine?a bar of castle soap
to a thrashing machine" may be found
at Summer Bros. Wholesale Grocery
METHODISTS GO TO
SUMTER >EXT YEAR
State Conference Orders Xettles Case
to Trial.?Will > ot Change Xante.
Rock Hill, November 28.?The next
session of the South Carolina conference
will meei: in Sumter. Orangeburg
extended an invitation, but Sumter was
The proposition to change the name
of the church from Methodist Episcopal
church, South,-to Methodist Episcopal
church in America was voted
down by a large majority.
Saturday December 6, the contestant
who does the greatest volume of
work for week will help herself to the
valuable prize offered by Summer
The school here celebrated Thanksgiving
last Wednesday afternoon, and
the children showed excellent training,
each one doing his part well. Miss
Cromer has greatly endeared herself
to all the communi;y and pupils.
R. H. Anderson is in business to
please. He pleases to do business. You
will please do business with a firm
that pleases to please you.