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VOLUME HU, Sl'MBEK 27 -VEWBERRV, S. C. TI'ESBA Y, APRIL 4, 1^7 ' ^TCETWEE^^OTU^.T
ORATORICAL CONTEST AT
LITTLE MOUNTAIN SCHOOL
On Friday night, March 31st. in the
auditorium of the Little Mountain
High school an oratorical contest was
held. Everybody present enjoyed the
speaKing very mucn anu un:iuimu?oi.'
pronounced it. the best high school
content ever listened to. All of the
I orators would have reflected credit
* on any college.
The object of the contest was to select
representatives to the State contests.
one of which will be held at
r.linton, April 14th, the other at Columbia.
April 28th. The following
program was carried out:
Instrumental duet?Ada Brady and
4<Our National Crisis"?Thorna*
( "We Are One"?Roscoe Anil.
"The Cause of Gracchi"?Willie
"Not Guilty'*?Elonzo Sheely.
"The New South''?Homer Lindler.
"We Are One"?Olin Long.
Willie Hack Derrick won first place.
Olin Long second place and Roscoe
+v.ir?i ninr-p Willie Hack Der
*1 Ull IXA * A ^/AV. . V-.
r-ck will represent the school at Coli'mbia
and Olin Long at 'Clinton.
The judges of the contest were
Superintendent Ernest 'Anderson of
/ Newberry, Prof. J. L. Keitt of Ballentine
and "Rev. H. S. Petrea of White
Among tlie out-of-town visitors for
( The contest were:
Prof, and Mrs. Derrick of Newberry
college; Miss Kathryn Efird,
Messrs George Derrick, Ralph Sease,
Leland Shee!y and Shirer of Newberry.
Miss Elberta Sease, Mrs. Sease, Mrs.
Will Shealy and iMt. Ralph Sease spent
Saturday in Columbia.
Mr. Shirer of Newberry college, has
^ 'been spending several days at the
"home of Mr. IW1. B. Sheely.
Misses Benetta Buzhardt and Mary
Alice Hipp of Newberry spent tho
week end with their aunt. Miss Mayme
S Wittenberg. ' ? '*
Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Derrick and son
vnent several days of the past week in
Supt. Charles P. Barre visited our
t school on Thursday.
Miss Margaret Feagle spent the
weekend with her aunt, Mrs. Puree!!
In Police Court.
In police' court Monday morning
Jule Garrett and Heyward Gray
charged with being drunk and of
cruelty to animals, were given $10 or
30 days and $5 or 15 days respectively.
% For gambling Marcus Reeder, John
"Byrd. Tom Porter, Henry Ffanklin,
Henry Quillan. Marshall Griffin, Forest
Lindsay, pleaded guilty and were
1 fined $5 each.
ft John Johniken. for assault was
f ziven $10.75. or 30 days. Sam Down(
ing and Ellen Downing, for assault;
L Sam was dismi&ed and Ellen was giv^
en $3 or 10 days.
trv.a Taa/ih^inr Maids club extends
thanks to all who so generously contributed
to the fund for the community
^ Thurston 1*. Vaughan. under death
sentence for abuses he has confused
taf to having committed upon girls who
W were in his care wiien he was superintendent
of the Odd Fellows' orphan
\ home at Greenville, was removed on
Tuesday from the State penitentiary
* and committed to the State hospital
| tor the Insane Tor treatment and for
The Germans to the northwest of
"Verdun in an infantry attack launeh7/ith
huge effectiveness have gained
additional ground asainst the French
north of Malancourt and have even
penetrated the northwest corner of
B the Tillage.
I Preparations for closing in on Francisco
'Villa in a quick cavalry drive,
are being pushed forward rapidly at
the ne'd "headquarters of Brigadier Gen
oral Pershing. A body of picked cavalrymen
ha ye ben concentrated and is
J vow in reserve nt the "ront somewhere
nf Xamiquipa on the northeastern
edge of the Guerrero district.
WON'T STAM> FOR REELE1 TIO\ ;
SIT E KIN T E N D E N T SCHOOLS j
City Superintendent Ernest Ander- j
son authorizes the statement that he j
will not be an applicant for reelection !
as superintendent of the/ city schools J
for another term.
DEATH CLAIMS ( HAS. A. SMITH !
W ell Known South Carolina Hies in!
Timmonsville. Marc h 31. Charles I
i V Smith, former governor of South!
Carolina, died at. a hospital in Balti- j
; iiiore tonight ar 9 o'clock. Mr. Smith I
! had been ill for some time and several j
, weeks ago was taken to the hospital. J'
His condition was known to he se- j
incus and Irs wife,' two sons and a!
/Iinrrlifnv irnro n-itVi him ivhfn thp Pllf] I
Ti e funeral servic es will be held in j
i T::n:nrnsvil!e probabV on Sunday. C. j
Ray Smith, his son. loft tonight fori
j Mr. Smith is survived by his wife
who before marriage was Miss Fanny
i L. Byrd, three daughters, five sons.
i 'wo brothers and one sister.
i The daughters are Mrs. H. T. Lane
j of Reidsville, X. C\. Miss Clare Smith
i cf Greenville Woman's college and
I Miss Fanny Byrd Smith of Timmons-!
The following sons survive: Hugh
j Smith, a student at the University of
| North Carolina: C. Ray Smith. Chas.
j L. Smith, Donald Smith and Edwin
J GLYCERINE \\t> BARK
PREVENT APPENDICITIS j
i ttip simnle mixture of buckthorn
I bark, glycerine, etc., known as Arller|
i-ka. astonishes Newberry people. Be|
cause Adler-i-ka acts on BOTH lower
and upper bowel, ONE SPOONFUL relieves
almost ANY CASE constipation,
sour stomach or gas. it removes such
surprising foul matter that a few doses
often relieve or prevent appenaicTtis. A
short treatment helps chronic stomach
trouble. The INSTANT, easy action of
iMler-i-ka is astonishing. Gilder &
A T TCTrv 4
J LIM.JJL C, .1
j $ <8>
sf/ ^ <S? <$> <?' ? ^ <?> ? ? & ?> ^
Do the children of pur town deserve
a play ground?
Are they worth it?
Would you like to have a park for
your child to play in or do you want
him to play in the street or in the
r It will take $300 to open the park
Dr. F. R. Hunter and ?Mr. M. L.
Spearman will receive contributions
for this purpose during ttfe week. Call
! un them and let them Know how much
you will give.JOE
FIRST PLACE IN CONTEST
In the contest by the Furman Fitting
school at Creenville for reprej
sentatives to the inter-school con
j tests to be held at ColumDia ana Mmton.
Joe Norwood won the first place
and will represent his school at the
State contest in Columbia cn April 21.
He is the eldest son of <Vt. and Mrs.
J. E. Norwood of Newberry and a very
L. H. Bringlowe, keeper of the Morj
ris Island lighthouse, reported to the
i Sixth district headquarters Monday
i that he discovered ten whales'varying
| in length . rom 15 to 30 feet, cast up on
j the beacli at the north end of Folly's
\ Island. This is an unusual happening
J as it is many a year since whales have
como this ar south. No information
as to the species of the whales was
Address City Schools.
Rev. Thos. V. McCaul of Olemson
College, who is conducting a series of
services at the First Baptist cnurcn, |
accompanied by Rev. E. V. Babb, visited
among the city schools three
i <!n ys last week. He gave coot! ta'hs
| at the high school. Boundary Stieel
J r.ud Speers Street schools.
\EN\S OF PKOSPEK1TY.
J. C. Selniinpert Opens -New Store?
Kinirs Daughters Organized ?
Early Closing of Stores.
Prosperity. April 3.?Mr. and Mrs.
W. H. Monckton and Mr. Wm. Seel oi
Columbia, were guests Sunday oi
Mrs. A. G. Wise.
<\lr. and Mrs. Erie ftarnes or Saluda
are visiting Mr. and Mrs. S. .T.*Kohn.
Mr. and Mrs. .T. 0 Taylor have retrrned
to Ratesburg after a short stay
with Mr. A. G. Wise.
Mr. and Mrs. Burr Stockman. Misses
Willie Mae Wise and Bessie Taylor
were in Saluda Tuesday for field day.
Dr. E. P. Taylor and little son of
Hatesburg. spent Sunday with Kev.
The 1". I) C. meets Tuesday afternoon
at 4 o'clock with Miss Gertrude
Mrs. Ellie Fel'ers has gone bark to
ii,o Columbia hospital for treatment,
\: r. J. C. Solium port iias bought ouf
Moseloy Brothers and will run an upto-dute
dry goods store. Mrs. Scliumpert
will nave charge of the millinery
Mr. and Mrs. \V. C. Barnes spent the
week-end in Newberry.
Mr. \V. J. Wise went to Columbia
on business last week .
Mrs. Brooks of Fairfiekl is visiting
her brother. Mr. W. R. Huff.
Mrs. M. 0. .T. Kreps of Columbia
was in Prosperity on Thursday and
organized "A Circle of King's Daugh
ters" with the following officers:
President?Mrs. 0. B. Simpson.
Vice President?Mrs. Bur Stockman.
Secretary?iMiss Bess Bowers.
Treasurer?Mrs. .1. L. May.
Chairman of Charitv Committee?
Mrs. .T. A. Simpson.
Mr. X. L. Black, who has been infor
quite a while has sufficiently recovered
to make a visit to his son. Mr.
L. A. Black, and his friends were glad
to see n.m feunaay ai cuurcn.
Mrs. .T. P. Wheeler has returned
from the Columbia hospital where she
has left her little son. Homer, doing
Miss Kate Barre spent several days
last week in Columbia.
Will Close Stores Early.
We, the undersigned merchants,
agree to close our stores, commencing
April 15. until September 1, at 6
o'clock. Saturdays excepted:
The Prosperity Hardware company.
T. A. Dominick.
Hawkins Bros, company.
G. D. Bedenbaugh.
B. B. Hair.
Prosperity Furniture company
A. M. Crosson.
B. T. Gibson.
5i B. Black.
J. C. Sciumpert.
B. B. Schumpert and company
E. A. Counts.
Black's Dry Goods company.
E W. fWerts.
W. L. Mathis.
Miller Bros, company.
MRS. DOHA LEE WALKER
TO VISIT SCHOOLS
Mrs. Dora Lee Waliker, assistant
State agent in home demonstration
work will be in the county Auril 11
and 1J. Will the ladies please note
our itineraryan d make their plans to
come to the meetings. Even if the
time is inconvenient, please plan your
work to attend without fail.
Willie Mae Wise,
County Agent Home Demonstration
Itinerary of Mrs. Walker.
Monday, April 10. 4 p.m?Prosperity.
Tuesday April 11?
8:30 A. M.?Johnstone.
11:00 A. :tt.?Ridge Spring (Old
3:00 P. M.?'St. Lukes.
Wednesday April 12?
10:00 A M.?Little Mountain.
3 P. M.?Pomaria.
8:00 P. M.?Hunter-DeWalt.
Combined capital stocks and assets
of the remaining 11 fire insurance
companies now doing business in
?tate are nor as much as that of any
one of the 2s companies that have
withdrawn from the State.
FOR CIVIC IMPROVEMENT
The civic association requests a
meeting of the officers of the following
organizations at the office of tho
county superintendent of education
at the court house at 4:30 o'clock on
Thursday afternoon: The Woman's
club the Bachelor Maids, the Parent
Teachers' associations of all the
schools, the board of health, the doctors
and preaches of the town and I
The purpose of the meeting is to J
! make arrangements for the better ba-!
bies contest to be held here some time '
i the near future,
f ; * <f 4 /? $ , :
I > SOCIETY. :
The O. L. Scliumpert chapter, Chiljrren
of the Confederacy, enjoyed a pro- '
i gram relative to Wade Hampton. |
| whose birthday was just a t'aw days ;
j previous to tneir meeting, wiui -warl
tiia Vance Ellisor.
| About twenty members were pros- J
| ent and after all business had been j
transacted the little hostess served de- j
The program as carried out was as
Recitation. "Wade Hampton''?Ab-j
Reading, "Shiloh"?Ruth Harrel.
| Reading, "Childhood of Wade Hanip
! Paper, "Hampton the Soldier''?!
* * *
The Comrades club met Monday af- j
ternoon with IMiss Mary Wright at her I
home in College street. Auction I
bridge w as enjoyed for a couple of!
hours after which a salad course was j
served the club members. Misses Pau-!
line Gilder, Eva Goggans, May Reid.j
I Lucile Wallace. 'Sarah Houseal, Ruby i
Goggans, Mrs. Charles P. Pelham and J
* * *
One of the pleasantest meetings of
the season, for the Emory club was
held Tuesday morning with Mrs. (Mrs.
J. T. Mayes. Besides the members
quite a number of guests enjoyed tl^e
morning of "fancy work" and chat and
the delightful course luncheon which
followed. The members and guests included:
Mesdames R. D. Smith,
James Smith, Wm. L. !Seabrook, J. Y.
| McFaJl, H. H. Blease, J. B. Fox, J. B.
Mayes, J. L. Keitt, C. A. Bowman. W.
H. Hunt, L. W. Jones. 0. McR. Holmes.
F. Z. Wilson. James X. McCaughrin,
M. P. Fant, J. W. Simmons, P. G. Elisor.
Leland Sumer, Hugh Sum|
mer, E. B. 'Setzler, IW. G.- Houseal, J.
S. Derrick, O. L. Schumpert, C. D.
Weeks and Aliisses Fannie Rajnage,
Luoy McCaughrin. Fannie .'McCaughrin
and May Dow.
A Romantic Marriage.
Snmo time a?o The Herald and
News printed the announcement of
the marriage of Mr Pat Livingston and
Miss Adelaide Swain, the ceremony
being performed by Rev. J. L. Thomas
of Lexington. Under the above head
the following notice lias been sentj
The Herald and News:
Miss Evelyn. Swain and Mr. S. D.
Shepparrl were married clandestinely i
March 5th, at Lexington. S. C., by Kev
L. A. Thomas. The contracting parties
in tended to keep their marriage a sec- i
rot till fall but somehow, it became
known to some person here and thp
news spread like "wild-fire." So a?
x> stop folks from guessing they have
decided to give their secret to the public.
This was a doubly romantic affair
as the two sisters Misses Evelyn
and Adelaide S\rain were married at
the same time.
/ Here's hoping that their lives may
j be long happy dreams.unruffled -by
the slightest ripple o? sorrow or re
The regular examination for teachI
ers' certificates will he held on Friday,
May at the oourt'iouse. beginning at I
9 o'clock. Applicants will furnish
CHAS. V. BAR.RK.
County Stipt. 01" Education.
OFR FIRST SUNDAY
Leaving home Tuesday morning,
darrli 21. 10 a m., arriving in Cclum'
in S C . late, had only few minutes
to get to Seaboard station to connect
with train consisting of Pullmans airl
day coach, all steel and up to no?.coaches,
it being through tourist train
from New York to Jacksonville. It
was a very windy day and the land
between Columbia and 'Savannah had
been plowed and the dust was simply
fierce. Many times you could scarcely
see a hundred feet from the train.
Xearing 'Savannah I noticed the yellow
jessamine in bloom, indicatng the
' r\ T^rAo / .V> rvf cnriner P.af Qoron
li vyi ?? LL KJi.1 > CI11 ?
nah and Jacksonville there was moss. I
woods and swamps. The dust was not
so bad the wind was till 'blowing
hard and a:> night fame on we passed
through marshy places, where the forest
was 011 tire, fanned by the high
winds, burning in a zig-zag way running
up an occasional dead tree setting
trunk of tree and limbs on fire,
making a-glare that lit up all around, j
and from the train in motion it was a
beautiful sight. Foliage on the trees
much larger than in our section, the
forest I notice bordered with an occasional
dogwood tree blooming. Arriving
in Jacksonville a little late, I
bad no trouble in finding my new:
Sunday I went to Methodist cliurch
wtih a friend. The minister, although
a young man, preached two good sermons.
morning and evening. When he
spoke of David tuning his harp and
singing the good old Psalms. The Lord
\Tv QVipnhprt- 1 1T Ynr Want alsn
refering touchingly to Luther. Knox,
Wesley. 'John the Baptist, etc, the
soft tones cf the organ, the choir
commenced singing one of those good
old Methodist tunes, I must dry my
eyes, because they were very watery.
The city is full of visitors going
home, many of them and many distinguished
peop'e are here andpassing
through, such as Thomas Edison and
wife. Mr. Gould, president Cornell university.
the editor of Manufacturer's
Kecord, etc. Don't know about them
until I see it in morning paper. Jack
aonville has about one liundred thousand
inhabitants and has to handle
more Pullmans than any Southern
city, it is an interesting slgnt to visit
the unon station about 7 oclock, trains
coming in from Tampa, Key West, etc.,
and trains preparing to leave out for
the North and Northwest, see the tourists
with their baggage, maids, children.
etc., all pushing and mixing up
getting tickets, and it reminds me of
our South Carolina fair, and then the
man begins to call out the trains, their
destination, and points they reach and
it makes me think of the darkies in
Charleston. S. selling their produce.
etc., you can hardly understand
anything they say.
I have many good friends in Prosperity
and Newberry county who will
likely appreciate tliis scribbling letter.
I see from The Herald and News
many of my friends coming out as
candidates for the various office*. I
wish I cou'd vote for them by proxy.
Closing for this time, I am-,
Yoprs truly .
Wm. A. MOSELE.
SFfftVD OTARTERLY MEETING
WOMAN'S MISSIONARY UMO>
The second quarterly meeting of the
Womans Missionary union of the
Reedy River association will be held
with the mission socety of the Prosperity
church, April 8, at 10:15 a. m.
It is hoped that each missionary society
and other missionary organizatons
will be represented. Especially
should the president and leader of
boards attend this meeting.
The names cf all who expect to attend
should be uent to Mrs. 0. L. Miller,
Prosperity, S. C.
rT>" ? ti'JH hn niiK1ic,hof1 Ifl
X lit? pi'Ugl mix rtm uc j;uunuiivu ?
the next issue of the paper.
Mrs. W. H. Hunt. President.
One day l"ic+ 'vcck T^v. ^ lv ird Fulen
wrier visited the Newberry High
-chool and conducted the morning exercises.
He gave the school a very
encouraging and helpful talk and complimented
the pupils and teachers on
their excellent work.
DR. HOUSE AL VISITS
SCENES 0^ OTHER DAYS
Dr. W. G. Houseal had a call thei
other day to ?ee a patient near Dyson,
in Greenwood county. Mrs. HouseaL
concluded she would like a trip like
j that and she decided that in order to?
| to go with the doctor and so did their
j son Gustof. and he decided that in orj
der to take the trip he would rffe im
the foot of the car, as the doctor is*
driving a Ford runabout.
They left Xewberrv about 1:30
o'clock ana reached the home of the
patient a little after 3 o'clock. After
spending about an hour with the patient
they started on the return trip*
and decided to come back by Greenwood
as this trip would give the doc
tor an opportunity to pass the old
school house where he taught school
in 1 SSI and where he made the first
money to begin his study of medicine.
It is the school house near by the old
home of the editor an-d where we went
to school in the days gone by. The
house still stands and looks very t
much as it did when Dr. Houseal
taught the school. And then a little
further on is the old home of Wm. .
Haltiwanger where the doctor board'
ed while teaching the school. Tht
' TT?/> r. ATIITT O fflTT* Q^TA
'UUUOC UUi 110u UlllJ u JL^ ?? UUJO vy.
! Dr. Houseal had not been through this
section since he taught the ccliool but
he says many of the scenes are still
They drove on to Greenwood an-i*
called on the family of Ra". W. I.
j Herbert, leaving Greenwood something
after 6 o'clock. The return tripwas
made via Ninety Six and Island
Ford and Chappells and the doctor
! reached Newberry at about S o'clock.
NEWS OF EXCELSIOR "
Excelsior. April 3? iVt. J. C. Sing-.
ley has purchased a nice Maxwell car.
Who next to set a nice car?
Owing to the dry weather the farmers
are well nigh up with work. Som&
corn will be planted this week.
Grain holding up tolerably well "but
needing rain badly.
Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Crumpton have
been on a visit to relatives at Whitmire.
Mr. E. L. Hawkins killed a nic^
polker a few days ago of his own raising.
The most of our people have
raised their own meat and lard.
Mrs. Sallie Glymph and Miss VeraKinard
of Pomaria have been on a
few days visit to Mr. J. A. :C. Kibler's family.
I March has been a rough month but
it is thought we will have good deal
?f fruit yet.
There will not be large amount of '
fertilizers used in this section.
The Hev. J. M. White of Prosperity
will preach in Excelsior school house on
second Sunday night in April at
8:30 o'clock. -Public cordially invited
to the service.
Miss Lora Nates was carried to the
Columbia hospital on Thursday for an
operation. She was accompanied by
her physician, Dr. 0. B. Simpson and
her father. <Mt. A. A. Nates. Her many
friends hope she will soon be able to
return home in her usual health again.
<S> COTTON MARKET *
<S> Newberry. * ^
<$> Cotton 117-8c ^
?> Cotton 11 Hc ^
'?> ' ^
^ Pomaria. ^
y Cotton H^4c
<? Little Monntain.
<$> Cotton 117-8c &
<?> Cotton U%c
i ^ -
[ *> Chap pells. ^
* Cotton ll&c
Consideration of the army increase
bill, the first o" the big national defence
measures, began in the senate
Wednesday with Republicans joining
the Democrats in expresing the, hops , m
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I that it might be disposed of as quickly
j as possible.