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1AM) OF COTTON BLOSSOMS
B1 W! NTH HOP DAlTlillTEKS
iin Original Way Written by Newberry
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House October 22.
The Wintnrop Daughters in Newberry
will present in the opera house
on Friday, October 22, a play entitled
*I and of Cotton Blossoms."' This
piay should especially appeal to Newberry
people. It was written by a
Newberry girl, Miss Lillian Kibler, to- 1
gether with Miss Posey of Laurens and
Miss Bowe of Augusta, her classmates.
And the music has been composed es-'
pecially for the play by Miss Bess Kibler.
The cast will consist of more than 1
100 persons. Tickets will be on sale
next week. Vhe Herald and News today
presents the cast and a synopsis
cr the play. !
The scene of the play is laid in a
far away and undiscovered country,
The Land of Cotton Blossoms, where;
the word of the king is law. In the
vioT-t nf tVio kingdom lives a.
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peasant girl, Rousolka, who spins cot- j
ton. 'With Rousolka lives Famor, ner !
little brother, who prattles of fairies,
and especially of fairies who guarJ
over the cotton fields.
Other peasants of the land tediously
seed out the cotton. They are driven
on with their work by the Gnome of
Cotton Seed, a spirit of tenacious energy,
who Ikes in the cotton hamper.
Famine spreads over the northern!
part of the kingdom. The king de-,
crees that the peasants shall cease'
their cotton planting until a quicker
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He commands them to work in tfr?
grain fields. The decree comes to this
secluded hamjet at the celebration of i
midsummer's night. Little Famor is
distressed, because he says that the
Fairy of tne Cotton Field will die.
Rousalka pleads with Monjik, her lov-!
er, to invent a quicker way zo seed the
cotton and thus save the cotton fields*
Monjik makes a vow never to cele-'
brate his wedding feast until he finds a
Famor runs away to tell the Fairy j
of the Cotton Field of the king's decree.
The Fairy is deeply grieved because
it is a fairy law that the fairy
guards an untiiiea neia must uxc. o^c.
summons the King of all the Fairies,
who grants her one week longer of life.
/That night she goes to bid farewell
to all her familiar haunts. The Gnome
of the Cotton Seed comes out from
under his hamp&r, which has been left
on the edge of the field. At first he
mocks the fairy band and declares his
knowledge of a secret which will save
their loves. Then, struck with the submission
and beauty of tae Fairy of the
Cotton Field, he declares his love. The
Fairy spurns him.
Monjik becomes discouraged with his
in. ention. He can not discover tiie
.Gnome determine- to give his
life for tie Fairy of the Coaon FieiJl.
The King of all Fairies assures him
Xzzi it will :.o. ' suffice. Then the
C-nome determine .: ivj wj his secret.!
He draws plans tor Monjik while Monjik
sleeps. Then the Gnome dies. The
ting accepts the plans. The Gnome is
transformed into the Elf of Snow./ Cotton
for his sacrifice. The King of the
Fairies betrothes the Fairy of Cotton .
to him. Monjik's vow is thus .fulfilled ;
and he celebrates his wedding feast, j
Monjik, a peasant.. .Mr. Charlie Earre j
Rousolka, peasant girl..
Famor, her brother Ruth Digby
Fairy of the Cotton Field
Gnome of Cotton Seed Mr. McLean1
King of All Fairies Dr. John Setzler
Peasants, Fairies of Morning Blos-j
soms, Fairies of Evening Blossoms,!
Green Sprites of the Cotton Boll, i
Brownies and attendants of Gnome, j
(Herald of King of All Fairies, Fairy ;
m Act I?Evening and Morning Blossoms.;
Scene 1.?Rustic garden in front of a I
peasant's house. Cotton field in back- j
ground. Time: Late summer after-;
noon. Rousaika, a peasant girl, sits j
spinning. Famor, her little brother,
sits watching her.
Scene 2.?Time. Late the next afternoon.
Scene: Peasants seated in the j
garden seeding cotton from a large.
pile. A hamper at the back of the
Scene I.?Moonlight in cotton field.
Time: Same night. Fairy of the Cotton
Field, with a wave of her wand,.
calls forth her fairies from out the
tiny folded blossoms into the silver
light to dance and frolic, to celebrate
the reign of the King of Summer.
God hath chosen the foolish things
of the world to confound the> wise;
and Gcd hath chosen tne wea'\ inin-gs
^ of the "ft*orld to confound the things
that are mighty.?New Testament.
Dcaii ?f Mrs. Texanri.i Suber.
This community was saddened by the
news of the sudden death of Mrs. Texanna
Suber, widow of the late Benson
Suber. on Thursday. Mrs. Suber had
been feeling badly the day before., but
no serious illness was suspected by
her family. On arising Thursday
morning about o'clock she was
stricken with appoplrxy and died in a
f,e\v minutes. Xo one present except
her daughter. Mrs. \V. E. Elmore, who
resides in the same house.
Mrs. Suber was 67 years of age and
is survived by the following children:
Mr. William H. Suber, Jno. C. Suber,
Mrs. J. C. Duncan, Mrs. Chas. S. Suber
and Mrs. W. E. Elmore; also by a
brother, Mr. John.Koon of the Pomaria
section, and a sister. <Mrs.4Emma Lake
of the city. Interment will be in Rose
mont cemetery Friday at 1 6'clocK a
m., preceded by ser.ices at the house
at 10 o'clock by her pastor, *Rev. P. E.
So shall you
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Wheat, or Oats from the seed?will
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TO SOW. Our charges are reasonable
We u 'he work while you wait.
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the trade, and we
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you can make
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ANNIE O. RUFF
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