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SOW FOR THE HARVEST
JUBILEE AT STATE FAIR
The editor hopes that he !s not far
wrong when he can observe from day
to day a veritable cornucopia or norn
of plenty in this or that way, or from
this or the other -viewpoint. Indeed
our people are optimistic whether they
reside in the town or the country,
whether they be artisans or planters,
whether they be merchants or manufacturers.
This is encouraging to us
plodders who have striven, day in and
day out, to promote the public good, in
cur humble way. and we take courage
and are glad at the good omens of
better times that are apparent. "With
cotton selling in the open market at
above 12 cents the pound and seed at
over 50 cents the ^bushel, with large
yields of corn and other food stuffs,
may we not exclaim, Oh why should
the spirit of mortal be "sad"! We
have no doubt but that many farmers
this year will prosper to an extent
beyond their most sanguine expectations,
and if such good fortune prevails.
may we not reasonably expect
happier conditions, in hamlet and dale
as well as in the busy marts of trade,
amongst all classes of our people,
thus driving off dull cares, and adding
-materially to the general uplift and
public weal. And this leads us to remark,
that we hope Newberry will be
represented at the approaching harvest
jubilee to be held in Columbia, during
Fair week. We trust our enterprising
merchants, bankers, mm ioiks ana
bankers will get together soon and
formulate a plan or plans looking to
placing this fine old county in the front
rank on that occasion, so we recommend
that a movement be inaugurated
at once with this end in view. We are
sure that Newberry will and can show
up with the best anywhere.
"The Moonstone," which will be
shown at the opera house on Tuesday,
October 12, is a five-part photoplay
based on Wilkie Collins' celebrated
nrwvoi nf thp same name. In this par
ticular story, the eye of an Indian
idol, a tremeudously (valuable diamond,
"The Moonstone," is stolen by a traveling
Englishman who is pursued to
his native land by thjree Indian priests.
Xhen the excitement starts.
The possession of the diamond
brings misfortune and misery to all
who possess it. The Indian priests
haunt the thief of the jewel in England.
The diamond passes from hand
to; hand and is the cause of many fatalities
and calamities. Evil and mis"?1
lonuiie dypcai ?,v/ ut viic uuuuviuuuiv.
results of the Englishman's daring.
There is a strong love inerest run*
ning through the photoplay which
holds from beginning to end. Frank
Crane is the producer; he had many
World Film successes to his credit and
he has ^reserved both the atmosphere
-as well as ihe story of the novel.
"The Moonstone" will be offered at
the opera house on Tuesday. Oct 12.
SHERIFF HLEANK WSWERS
Among the letters sent out by Gov1
ernor Manning calling the attention
of the sheriffs to a recent act of tae
legislature in regard to the separaiio;
of the races in our manufacturing es- i
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laDiisnments, one was leueiveu uj
Sheriff C. G. Blease. Of course the
sheriff knew of the passage of the act
and had seen that it was enforced in
the mills of this county. In fact, there
was no need for any one to see about
it, so far as this county is concerned,
because the men in charge of our mills
always look after the rights of their
operatives and it would have been
enforced without the statute on the
The following is a copy of a letter
from Sheriff Blease to Governor Manning
in regard to the circular sent
out by the governor:
Newberry, S. C., October 4, 1915.
Hon. R. I. Manning, Go1, ernor of South
Carolina, .Columbia, S. C.
Dear Sir: ?
Your letter of the 2nd instant regarding
the enforcement of the law as
to the separation of employes of different
fraces, was received by me this
morning. I was already aware or tne |
passage of that law and had previously J
ascertained that the same was being
properly observed in this county.
Upon receipt of your letter, however,
I thought it best to make another in,
vestigation, so I could report to you
as to present conditions. I have this
day visited all three of the cotton mills
in Newberry and also visited tne mill
at Whitmire, which four mills are the
only mills in this county.
T 3 *1 x r\f tli d law
I mill Ulctl LUC JJluvioxuiio VI luv
referred to are being es'pecially well
observed, and I have the assurances of
the authorities of all four mills that
they expect to continue to carry out
this law. I find that the operatives
are pleased with the manner in which
the law is being enforced. I am sure
that there will be no trouble in thia
county as to any violation of this law.
because the white operatives will see
that the same is enforced as it is for
their protection, and the mill officials
are all good citizens and have no devmioto
tho law pither in letter
OH C IV tiviuiv y
or in spirit. This county is especially
fortunate in having mill officials and
mill operatives who work in harmony.
Very truly yours,
Cannon G. Blease. Sheriff.
MOST FEARFUL BATTLE YET.
Berlin Says Neutral Correspondents
Deny French Claims.
Berlin CBv wireless Nto Sayville),
Oct. 2.?"The German general staff recently
invited a number of newspaper
men from neutral countries?the United
States, South America, Holland and
Rumania?to inspect the fighting une
in the West during tthe time of battle,"
says the Overseas News agency. "They
first went to Champagne, near Hassaiges,
where they were permitted to
question the German soldiers return
ing from the Dattie, ana cayiureu
French soldiers, and also to view th#
field and trenches under French tire.
''They are thus enabled to verify the
reports from the German headquart?r?
concerning this greatest and most fearful
battle fought on the (Western front
since the beginning of the war. They
are in a position to state that exaggerated
statements are made in the reports
from French headquarters, and
to confirm the fact that the Germans
were outnumbered several times by
the French; that the French suffered
terrific and unheard of losses, in spite
of several days of artillery preparation;
that the French attacks failed
altogether, as none of them attained
the expected result; and the encircling
movement undertaken by Gen. Joeffre
is without tangible result.
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i "Crown rrince nupreciu 01 oavana,
in an army order, telling of French
attacks repulsed by two other German
armies, declared to his troops
that 'the world presently shall see the
pompously grand offensive broken by
the iron will of our people in arms.'
"The Berliner Tagblatt publishes an
interview with Crown Prince Ruprecht
i in which he dwells on the bravery and
steadfastness of his troops and exi
presses his confidence in German vie
tory. He pointed out that the nature
| of the ground made it impossible for
j the a.sailants of the Germans to win
local successes, but that they were already
losing, piece by piece, the teri
ritory won. Referring to the attack
of the allies, he said: 'They are welcome
to try it again if they like.'
How The Dateh For
By A. H. ]
About 40 years before the color
country, there was living in Penn?
the aborigines, felt himself bein
Xot fancying this congested ( ?)
to seek further for the boasted fi
the new world.
After due deliberation, he ~mou
his rifle over his shoulder and b
southward, in quest of a new ho
traveling, when he thought lie w
traders, he began to keep a look
familiar in his mind's eye. He
desired it at first, but he found s
while for his own good.
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\\ itn history tnerc is aiways mi:
mere fact of claiming" or occupyii
it from savages carries with it r
history, but the way this traveler
gold at the foot of the rainbow is
the pioneer was following the Ir
of a bright spring day, he was
a low moan. Quickly dismount:
and found a young brave lying
T ?* A - ?-v.~ piiffartnrr trAm n
1 lie IllUldll W 31U1V.I lug UUIM a. ?
arrow. The stranger with difficu
his own steed and, following the f
hands, they set oft" for his wigwa
After, a time they reached whal
Great consternation arose over
sight of the paleface.
The chief was overjoyed at his
srtpristir oratitnde set out to do S
The gratitude of the savage kii
even suspecting any sinister mo'
stranger, he being the first palefac
wished to induct him into and i
and invest him with authority secc
inrr 1iim ltic aMpcI- rlancrl-itpr in m;
11?& mm .UJ The'traveler-assured
home, and not a portfolio or wife
country not suiting him, he resun
curiosity that his . pale face, his
not familiar to the savage suggested
the range of intrusion by any w;
he decided to locate at the first fa\
The chief, ascertaining in whic
sent a runner ahead who, recitii
young chief, bespoke kind treatm
- ? . ? 1 i
the next cmet, wno in turn was n
From this till he reached his ion
more kindly treatment than he hac
of his lonely journey.
Finally, as he approached Broa
dian name), from what is now I
pressed with "the similarity of th<
to the Odenwald in the fatherland
After crossing the river, he se
he had been seeking. The site is
two miles south of :St. John's c
South Fork creek.
The object of his journey bein
to Pennsylvania for his family and
This traveler, explorer and pi
Capt. John Adam Sommer. who,
formed the nucleus of the first sc
| Thus we see it is to his wise juci
many Newberry and Lexington c
for living in just that particular
which thev opened their eves.
i wo streams 01 uerman emigr
lina. The first one came by vesse
the interior, settling" at Purvsbu
practically opposite to the Salzbu
Georgia, and in Amelia township,
Orangeburg. The first German
Carolina was built in the present
iSalley's History of Orangeburg
came overland from Pennsylvania
Capt. John Adam Summer, and 5
' * -
ent town ot Little Mbuntam. A
Purvsburg- and Saltketchee (Salk
tlement in the fork of Broad ai
into that section and into what w;
district. Saxe Gotha was the or
present Lexington county, and
name in honor of the battle of 1
We are not able to embrace
sketches, but we hope some oik
benefit of future generations. \
the Dutch Fork proper and the i
article. The names of the settle
??? mm am in ar??ww???T
k Came To Be.
lists clashed with the mother
;vlvania a German, who, like
g crowded by new comers.
state of affairs, he decided
eedom and wide expanse of
nted his trusty horse, slung
egun a long, lonely journey
me. After weeks of steady
ras beyond the range 01 111-ont
for the spot already so
did not find this just as he
omething rather more worth
xed a spice of tradition. The
ng land or buying or taking
10 special romance. This is
1 fared in finding his pot of
tradition, plus romance. As
idian trail towards the close
startled from a reverie by
in?, he followed the sound
on the banks of a brooklet,
round inflicted by an enemy's
iltv mounted the sufferer on
eeble motions of the Indian's
t seemed to be an important
the warrior's plig-ht and the
son's return and with charsomething
to do the stranger
rig knew no bounds and not
Live in the presence of the
e his majesty had ever seen,
make him his chief adviser
1 1 1.:_ U-.
)na oniv 10 ms own uv uuuarriage.
that he was in search of a
; and, the topography of the
led his lonely journey. The
short hair and other marks
d the idea that he was beyond
anderingf Pilgrim Father, so
rorable point that he reached,
h direction he wished to go,
ng his humane deed to the
ent for him at the hands of
^quested to do a like office,
rney's end, he received much
1 experienced in the first part
d River (Ewadpena. the In7airfield
countv. he was im
i topography of the country
lecteri the site for the home
: in Lexington county, about
rhurch, on the bank of the
g accomplished, he returned
oneer was none other than
with his family and fiends.
?ttlement in the Dutch Fork,
[gment and foresight that so
ounty people are due thanks
part of God's country on
ation came into South Caro1
to Charleston and went into
rg, on the Savannah river,
rger settlement at Ebenezer,
, Orangeburg* county, and at
Lutheran church in South
town of Orangeburg. (See
County.) The other stream
x and North Carolina, led by
ettled not far from the presnumber
of the colonists from
ehatchie), hearing of the setnd
Saluda rivers, moved up
is then known as Saxe Gotha
iginal German name for the
was changed to its present
Lexington, Massachusetts, in
all of this territory in our
may do this work for the
Ye will confine ourselves to
families as stated in our first
rs of that section of the fork
TO WED SOON
>riiS. AORMAN GALT TO BE PRESIDENT'S
Future First Lady of the Land Is a
Beautiful Woman With Dark
Eyes and Hair.
Washington, Oct. 6.?Wood-row Wilson,
the president of the United States,
announced tonight his engagement to
Mrs. Xorman Gait of Washington. The
date cf the wedding has not been fixed,
but it proDaDiy win taKe piace in uecember
at the home of the bride-elect.
The brief announcement from the
White House, made by Secretary Tumulty,
came as a surprise to official
Washington, but to a number of intimate
friends it long had been expected.
From this circle came tonight the story
of a friendship whose culmination was
viewed as a happy turn in the troubled
and lonely life of the nation's chief
It was Miss Margaret Wilson and
her cousin, Miss Helen Woodrow
Bones, who drew Mrs. Gait into the
White House circle. They met her in
the early autumn of last year and were
so much attracted by her that they
sought her out more and more frequently.
Mrs. Gait spent a month this
summer at Cornish as a guest of the
president's oldest daughter. It was
through the intimacy of his daughter
and cousin with Mrs. Gait that the
president had an opportunity to meet
and know her. One of the most interesting
things about the engagement,
".ndeed, as told by friends, is that the
president's daughters chose Mrs. Gait
for their admiration and friendship
before their father did.
Native of Virginia.
Mrs. Gait is the widow of a wellknown
business man of Washington,
who died eight years ago. leaving a
jewelry business that still bears his
name. She has lived in Washington
since her marriage in 1896. She is
about 38 years old and was Miss Edith
Boling, born in Wytheville, Va, where
raer girlhood was spent, and where her
father, William H. Boling, was a
For many weeks Mrs. Gait and her
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iciaiivcs nave uc^n iic4'ucui uiuuci
guests at the White House. Ofter she
has accompanied the president on motor
rides. She is not quite as tall as
Mr. Wilson, has dark hair and dark
eyes. Friends regard her as an unusual
beauty. Her tastes are said to
be strikingly similar to those of the
president. She is interested in literature
and charity work.
Friends of the president expressed
their pleasure over the announcement
not nnlv because of Mr. Wil
son's personal happiness, but because j
they felt this new companionship i
would give him support and comfort
in his home life?a vital need during
the hours of strain "over the nation's
Too Much Solitude.
With the marriage of his daughters
and the death of Mrs. Wilson, more
than a year ago, the president's life
had become one of solitude. His absorption
in official labors began to tell l
on him physically, and when a few ;
mnnths pp hearan to take a re
newed interest in personal affairs, his
friends and members of the family
welcomed the distinct change which
It brought about in his health and
spirits. Tonight Mrs. Gait was a dinner
guest at the 'White House. At the
moment when Secretary Tumulty
istood in the executive offices announcing
the engagement to Washington
correspondents summoned for the occasion,
the president and Mrs. Gait
were spending the evening with Dr.
Carey T. Grayson and Miss Bones, in
the White House parlors.
Thp news was given out in a brief '
statement, which read:
'The announcement was made today
of the engagement of Mrs. Norman
Gait of this city and President
Wood row Wilson."
No word as to plans for the wedding
were available, but it generally
Eichelberger (Iglebergers), St
comprised in a radius of proba'
(White church) as the center,
Boyd, Eleazers, Swygerts. (tS
wn n rrprc QfnoL' T^loTToi-f Q+r\ii
denmire), Minneck (Minnich;
(Scheulers), Bundrick, Busby
is presumed that Mrs. Gait, who is of
democratic tastes, will prefer a private
wedding in her own home to one
in the White House.
White House Weddings.
Grover Cleveland was the last president
to be married in the White
House. Should Mr. Wilson eventually
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ueuiue iu ut: tuariieu mere 11 wouia do
the third wedding in the mansion under
his administration. The first was
between Jessie Woodrow Wilson and
Francis B. Sayr j, and the second between
Secretary McAdoo and Miss
The announcement of the engagement
was regarded generally as a
forerunner of an interesting social
season for Washington, with the new
first lady of the land at the head of
the receiving line at official receptions.
The wedding, it is understood, will
take place before the first of the series
of state receptions and dinners *so held.
Mrs. Gait was present at the first social
affair participated in by the president
and Miss Margaret Wilson in
more than a year. It was a tea given
by Miss Wilson to neighbors in the
artist colony at Cornish, N. H.
Since the return of the president to . ^
Washington he and Mrs. Gait have
spent manv evenings together, sometimes
at the White House and often at
her home. Last week Mrs. Gait occu- ?.
piend a prominent seat in the president's
reviewing stand at the G. A. R.
parade. She was with her mother in
the midst of a circle of the president's
friends and with cabinet members.
Some of the president's friends who
may have had an inkling of today's
announcement were gathered about
Mrs. Gait in animated conversation.
The president was in a happy mood
tonight. The satisfactory settlement
of the Arabic case and the disposition
of many other important questions
pending, together with the announcement
of his engagement, had buoyed
his spirits. He will go to Philadelphia
Saturday to attend the world's series,
and it is likely that Mrs. Gait, together
with Miss Bones and other
members of the president's family will
be in the party.
Services in the A. R P. Church.
S&bbath school, 10 o'clock.
% Preaching service, 11 o'clock.
Subject of sermon, "An Inspired
Plan For the Support of the Church."
The service will be of unusual importance
and every member is urged to
J. tW. Carson, Pastor.
The Hunter-DeWalt graded school
will ^open Monday, October 18, witli
Prof D. L. Wedaman as principal and
Misses Lottye Lee Halfacre and Ida
Mae Setzler of Pomaria assistants.
Every pupil is urged to be present on
Miss Willie Mae Wise, county demonstration
agent, met with the Hunter"DeWalt
Improvement association last
Friday afternoon and organized a
demonstration club. The following
officers were elected:
President?Mrs. Bernice fW-erts.
Vice President?Mrs. Ollie Werts.
Secretary?Miss Lizzie Taylor.
The time of meeting is the first Fridav
afternoon in each month.
There will be a Hollowe'en party at
Hunter-DeWalt school house Friday
night, October 22. Everybody is invited
to come and enjoy the fun.
Central 3J. E. Clmrch, South.
(Rev. F. E. Dibble, Pastor.)
Thf snecial services that have been
in progress during the past week will
be continued through Sunday next,.
October 10th. [ The public is cordially
invited to attend.
The services for Sunday will be as
Morning service, 11 a. m., subject,
"An All-important Question." It is esnreM
that everv member of
the church be present at this hour.
Sunday school, 4 p. m.
Epworth league, 6:45 p. m., conducted
by Mr. A. R. Boring.
Evening service, 7:30 p. m., subject,
"A Lesson in Faith."
jmmers (fSommers), Mayers,
bly five miles, with St. Johns'
we find the following: Veol,
cheweigerts) Eargles, Haiti(^tnnHpmire.
uv^iiiu^r v,i o 7
;)f Wise, White, Shulers,
(Busbee), Counts (Kountze),