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YOLOCE LIEL, 5CMBEB 36. * DEWBERRY, S. C? TUESDAY, MAY 9, 1916. TWICE A WEEK, $U3 A YEAR.
PRES. WILSON THANKS
tWKEl'lATE-S KJKSOLTIUJ ur
l Ut.M i iCUa > ?>TlU->
ileplv to Letter Enclosing Endorse,
uient oi iiis Candidacy io New. >
berry Last Week,
The resolution of The Democratic
contention of Newberry county endorsing
President Wilson for re-nomination
was forwarded to the )W!hite
House by Mr. Juo. K. Aull, secretary
of the convention. In reply, Mr. Aull
&as received the following letter:
The White House,
May 4, 1916.
My Dear Mr. Aull:
Tihe president has read with the
greatest interest :-pur kind letter of
May 2nd, and be asks me to assure
you and all concerned that he genuinely
appreciates this expression of
confidence.He is very much grati;
fled by the action of your convention.
. ' Sincerely y*urt,
u. f-- luniuwj,
v '.Secretary to tlie President.
OPE MSG OF BOOKS OF SUBSCRIF ">-_
*' *: i -'r?y - '
By virtue of the authority given
to. .the -undersigned ,.in> a commission
i directed t& themr by t^e 'iloiiQrable
R. M. MoCown, secretary of State,
V ot. the. State ofSouth Carolina, notice
> i8 hereby given'that- the -^ooks of sub
:scnp"lioia to the capital afcock of The
Purcell Company,- a corporation t?
be organized uctfler the laws of the
: State of South C^blina, will be opened
-at the store.-of Purcell and Scott
in the town of Nev/berry, South Caro.
"lina^ on Tuesday, the 9th day of May,
1916. at 10 o'clock .a. In. The capital
stock of said corporatfon is to be the
siiji of thirty thousnd dollars, divided
into three hundred' shares of the
par value of one hundred dollars per
Charles J. Purcell, ;
Patrick E. scou,
. Robert M. Lominack,
Board of Corporators.
FOR SALE?iO bushels whippoorwill
peas. Good and sound. $1.25 per
bushel. D. L. Hamm, Silverstreet,
, S. C. ^ 5-9-2t.
BUY Ballards Obelisk and Table
Talk Flour and get valuable cou-J
pons. The best flours and "reasonable
prices. Satisfaction guaran-*
teed or money refunded -Summer
FOR RENT?The store building 1208
Caldwell street, recently occupied
by Ewart-Perrv Co., from May
1916 to December 31, 1916 Apply
to Dr. W. G. Houseal for terms.
Sarah W. Houseai.
JDR SALE?Big lot coat bangers
<very cheap. Must be sold this week
at Ewart-Peri*y's old stand.
FOR SALS?One Red Poll bull four
I years old registered. J. P. Fellers,
Prosperity, S. C., Phone 3003.
FOR SALE?$125.00 Safe. Like new.
"Must be 6old this week for $69.00,
at Ewart-Perry Co."s old stand.
NOTICE?My Black Kentucky Jack is
now ready for service at my residence,
3 1-2 miles below Prosperity.
Insurance fee, $12. John S._ Watts.
FOR SALE?2C0 busbels big boll King
cotton seed at One Dollar per buskel.
J. S. Dominlck, Chappells. S. C.
' ; " 4-7-7t. "
FOR SALE?$75.00 Looking Glass.
Must be sold this- week for 235.00.
A dandy, at Ewart-Perry Co.'s old
MONEY TO LEND?Apply to Mcwsr
f ! ? l?W
r v. . Tfc* caa?$*fces are beginning to I
:stir rh^ wafers ground tlie county and
aJlI the school Closings and picnics are
graced with their presence.
THE SEWS OF PROSPERITY
Mr. H. J. Rawl Surprises His Frieuds
?Death of Mrs. Mary DeWalt?
Old Folks Day.
Prosperity, May 8.?A telegram was
received from Mr. H. J. Rawl Wednesday
announcing his marriage. To
say that his friends were greatly surprised
is expressing it mildly as Mr.
Paw] had not mentioned his matrimonial
intentions to any one, and he
~ ^ hd r>h pJOT*.
SCCU1CU IU ut cv wiiiiiuii,u
We congratulate Mr. Rawl on his selection
of a bride as Wiss Pat Leggett
of Scotland, Xeck, X. C. is a charming
and most accomplished young woman.
Prosperity is fortunate in securing
Mrs. Rawl as one of her own.
We wish for this happy couple all
sunshine in their journey through
Prosperity was shocked Saturday
jjvrning to learn of the death of Mrs.
Elizabeth DeWalt. Mrs. DeWalt has
been sick only since Wednesday and
her condition had improved to such
an extent that her friends had no
idea that her end was so near. She
was such a lovable character that she
counted her friends by the score and
was truly a Christian woman. Mrs.
DeWait was the widow of Mr. G. G.
DdWialt who preceded her to the
grave about 20 years ago. She is survived
by one daughter, Mrs. G. Y.
Hunter at whose home she died, also
three brothers and two sisters.
The funeral services were conducted
Sunday morning by her pastor,
Rev. E. W. Leslie of Grace Lutheraa
churcfc isterment taking place at the
Prosperity cemetery. The beautiful
floral, offerings attested to her popularity.
A full house enjoyed the speech i
made by ex-Governor Blease in the
town hall on Friday evening. His
subject 'being, "Freedom. Charity,
Friendship and Brotherly Love." Mr.
Blease delighted bis audience with
his beautiful thoughts and elegant
expressions. It was a fine lecture.
Dr. Marion Rucker dean of the law
school of the University of South
Carolina paid Mr. (A. G. Wise a short
but pleasant visit Saturday.
Mrs. Mae Lee Chase spent Sunday
with >ViTS. E. W. Werts.
Miss Xannie Simpson of Laurens
attended the funeral of Mrs. Elizabeth
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wise and Mr.
W. B. IWfise spent Sunday with relatives.
Miss Marv DeWalt Hunter was call;
ed home from Winthrop College on
account of the death of her grandmother.
Mrs. Elizabeth Dewalt.
vt?. a u Uon-tint" rtno of tlio Hnci rrl I
AUI . A. 11, liu TV XXI HO \J*> liiu k/v/uo V?
of directors of the State penitentiary
-hashas gone to the State farms in
Miss Nannie Wheeler has returned
to Sumerland college after a short
visit to her parents.
Mrs. Sallie Black of Columbia has
come up to make the acquaintance of
her new grandson who has arrived
at the home of 'Mr. and Mrs. Julian
The annual -Childres's Day will be
observed in the Methodist church the
second Sunday in may beginning at 11 (
/Trap* T^itheran church will Ob
serve "Old Fblks Day" on the third
Sunday in May. Gov. Manning has i
"been selected to make the aldress and i
has accepted. <
Mrs. J. B. Bedenbaugh of Pomarla i
spent the week-end in town. ;
Miss Bell Hunter of the St. Lukes ;
section is the guest of her sister, Mrs. <
A? H. Hawkins. 1
Mr. Granville Wyche and wife are j
home from Washington. Mr. Wyche i
has stood the examination before the <
board and i3 now a full pledged law- i
o. x_ vr?
yer. success no i*r. ins/vao. <
Q. O. Wyche, Esq. of Spartanburg 1
has been home for a few days. i
Miss Lula Matthews of Columbia 1
spent Tuesday with Mr. M. H. Boozer, j
Mrs. iR. M. Taylor of Backman 1
Chapel has been visiting her daughter,
Mrs. Lois Dominlek.
Miss Lera Livingston has returned
to Summerfand College after spe~d- >
Ing Sunday at home.
FOR SALE?Umbrella Show Case,
worth $17.50-must he flold " tlffr
week for $*.00.
WILLOWBROOK PARK OPENS
On Saturday Evening the Newberry
Concert Band Will Give a Concert
and Serve Refreshments.
The first concert of the season will j
be played by the Xewberrv Concert
Band Saturday evening, May 1, beginning
at 8 o'clock at 'Willowbrook
Jt.acn year nas iuunu some uupiuvement
in this already beautiful park,
and this one is no exception.
The skaters will be pleased with
the big addition to the rink, and the
fine lot of new Richardson skates that
have been received. There is no better
skate made than the Richardson
that we know of. Skating will be
the feature" of the evening.
This is the tenth year in which the
band has been with us. they have
tried to make themselves useful to
Newberry. In most cases gratis, and
have never cliarged a profit. They
have solicited contributions only
twice, when the irst uniforms were
bought and when they bought their
splendid set of instruments. Just at
this time, however, the band could J
QrJvantflfrp come extra monev. i
and they are going to take advantage j
of the first concert night and servp
refreshments and will appreciate any
contributions to this. Ice . crea$a.
candy, cake or anything thaj. will "50
toward making a festival.
If any one desires to help in this
way, kindly notify the tend during
the first days of the week, if possible,
what you can give and when they
may call for it, or if you will send
it. ' * . ,
Whether or ^ot you feel like contributing
to the festival, come to it, and
help make it a success.
TEACHERS CITY SCHOOLS
At a meeting of the board of trustees
of the city schools held on last
Friday the teachers for the city
schools were re-elected as follows:
Miss Elizabeth Dominick.
Miss Linda Welch.
Miss Lucile Wilson.
The principal has not yet been
elected. Prof. J. B. O'X. Halloway
did .:ot apply for the position.
Boundary Street School.
Miss Gertrude Reeder.
Miss Sadie Bowers.
Miss Lucile Wallace.
Miss Annie Bynum.
Miss Ruth Payne.
l\i:ss Mary Bur.ton.
Miss Elizabeth Mabry who lias been
the principal of this school did not
apply for the position for the coming
Speers Street School,
Miss Bess Burton, principal.
Mrs. J. E. Norwood.
Miss Mary Gilbert.
Miss <C*>rrie Lee Havird.
Miss Gladys Chappell.
Miss Pearl West.
? West End.
Miss Moriat Martin, principal.
Miss Eva Goggans.
Miss Mary Wright..
Hoge School (Colored).
Rev. B. Levister, principal.
The present teachers were all reflected.
Buggy-A ate Collision.
Saturday night about 8 o'clock
there was a buggy-auto collision ia
front of Mower's garage. Mr. Elljert
Cromer of Mayes Book store was
driving his -brother's car into the
yard on the east side of the garage
and just as the front wheels of the
:ar were well up on the sidewalk, a
bueev in which three men were driv
Log a mule at a rapid rate of speed
3truck the rear of the car and splintered
the body ana otherwise damaged
the car. One of the menr fell
>ut but was not hurt. The muje andi
!>uggy suffered little damage. It - is
usually the case that the auto rams
:he horse drawn vehicle, but in this
instance, the buggy put the auto in
:he hospital. j ,
Crookg-Hardemaiu . . '
On Tuesday afternoon at 7:30 to the,
surprise of their many friends Mise
Lucile Crooks and. Mr. M. P. Harde- !
nan were united in marriage at the I.
parsonage by the Rev. W. H. Stone '
3f Ne#berry':; All' wi'ftb theni a long
md happy liff, . :
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<e CONFEDERATE MEMORIAL <8>|
<?> DAY MAY, 10 &
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As each. year passes and the time
draws aear when the peopie of tiie
South assemble to pay their annual
tribute of love and remembrance to!
those who gave their lives while fight-'
ing to uphold the honor and to pre- j
serve the liberties of their section, we 1
are forcibly reminded of the rapidly- j
thining ranks of the survivors of this i
great struggle and that within a few |
more years, the last one of them will j
have crossed the river, where the'
sound of battle cannot disturb his J
peaceful slumbers. The cause for j
which they so bravely battled was lost;
and the flag that they bore over so I
many fields of courage, where doath J
and its victim stood face to face, has j
been furled forever with the sanctity I
of a people's love resting upon it, anil j
stained with the life blood of some
of our best and bravest sons. But despite
all of this, they have not died
in vain, for in their deaths they have
endriched the pages of military history
and furnished an Example of patriotism
and devotion that will be an Inspiration
to all who live after them,
and which will be remembered as
long as time endures.
But how can we best observe the 1
day? It should not be made a gala
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occasion uiai uepuves u ui lis uuci
significance and beauty, and where
the lessons we should learn from its I
observance are ignored and will soon j1
be lost. 'Neither should we observe J
it with inalice in our hearts, but rath-j
er fcn the spirit of love and forgiveness
for the injuries we have suffer- '
ed. But while we approach the day
with these feelings we can still be j
proud of our gallant dead and en-|
shrike them forever in our hearts.'
They are not here to speak for themselves,
but if they could make their
wishes known, we may be sure that
they would endorse the sentiments
expressed above, 'fhe occasion should
be made use of to inspire the hearts |
of the rising generation to always
bedr in mind that many of them are
descended from these truly great men,
fof they were truly great in their}
patriotism, and that it is incumbe t j
cn them not to bring reproach on the j
nrmes they bear and in which they.
may well take an honest pride, but. j
remembering at the same time that aj
name is noble only when nobly borne. I
Then, too, it must be bornes.in mind j
that the spirit of true patriotism is i
o;:e of the noblest attributes of human
character, and that the man who
is lacking in this is lacking in all else j
that can make a man either great or j
We but honor ourselves when we
honor our gallant dead, and it is a
beautiful and appropriate custom to
tell of their deeds on the battlefield,
tell of their unflinching heroism in
the time that tried the souls of all
true men, and to decorate the graves
with beautiful flowers, as appropriate
momnriq lc nf nnr lAVP anfl remem
brance, at the same time lifting our
hearts in an unspoken prayer that !
we may be strengthened in our desires
that our lives, in all things, may
reflect honor on those wlio have passed
into the Great Beyond.
And to you, fellow-soldiers of the <
Confederate army, the writer makes
this, possibly his last farewell words," "
prayer: That the blessing and protection
may rest upon you in. your
declining years; that you may have a 4
sufficiency of worldly comforts until 4
the end; that you may have that ]
serenity and peace which can come ]
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only from tne consciousness 01 uutj
well performed; and that, when your
eyes shall close on earthly scenes,
you may fled everlasting peace and rest
in the Paradise of the "Blessed !
Dead." To the end, aa you have been s
in the past, be true to yourselves, 1
your country and your God, and '<
when you rest under the sod of the ]
land that you loved so well, the flowers,
planted, by loving hands, will ex- ^
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Q<ue a perpetual nngtauvc uuiu
your graves.??W. D. Wood in News
and Press. (
FX>R SALBr-Shoe Settees and Awn- l]
ricg cheap. '"Must'be sold this week, \
at Ewart-Perry's old stand. , s
* VETERANS DINNER <s>
The dinner to the Confederate veterans
of Newberry countf will be'
served in the vacant store in the McCau^lirin
block. The members of the j
Drayton Kutherford "chapter are re- j
question to meet at that place tnis j
( Tuesday) afternoon at 4 o'clock, and |
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an wno can win iwease unug uoneia. |
The Memorial Day exercises will J
be held in the opera house on Wednesday,
May 10th at 11 o'clock. Tho
address wll be given by Gen. U. R.
Brooks of Columba, S. C.
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<? SOCIETY. ?i
<s> sS> '
Mme. Julia Claussen, her husband !
and her assisting artists, were the j
charmii g guests of JMiss Pauline Oil-1
der at her home on Friday morning. >
A delightful buffet luncheon was1
served under the trees on the spacious
lawn. The morning was most
pleasantly spent, many snap shots
n-^r-a in Iran fho ffllishpd VIS
"CIV/ bWAVU VI W**V ?- -^ .
The party accompanied Mme. -ussen
to the station, where they were
her guests for a short while in her
private car before her departure for
Laurens. All wishing her bon voyage,
and hoping for her return to
our little city at some future day. j
The lAtternoon Rook club was entertained
delightfully by Miss Gladys
Chappell Friday at her home in East
Mai j street. Enjoying the games
were Misses Bess Burton, Rosalyn
Hipp, Louise scnumpert, ixnnae
Jones, Lucile Wallace, Eliza Mabry,
Mrs. Darrel Smith, and Miss Chap.
ell. Afte- the cards had been laid
aside sanuwiches and Russian tea
-vere served on the small tables.
After the Chautauqua entertain-;
ment Tuesday evening a number of
young folks met at the home of John
Kinard, Jr., and spent the remainder
of the evening in dancing. Refresh- '
ing fruit punch a;:d cake were servej
during the eve.ing. Those enjoying
the dancing were. Misses Woodie
Bowman, Sadie Fant, Katherine
Harms, Mildred Purcell, Margaret,
Burton, Octie Griffin and Messrs. Earl
Hipp, Gruber. Xed Purcell. Riggs,
Frazier Evans. Benedict 'Mayer, Kenneth
Krepps and John Kinard, Jr.
Friday afternoon the Drayton Rutherford
chapter l\ D. C. held its regu-!
lar monthly meeting with Mrs. J. Y. i
McFall as hostess. About twenty-five |
members were present and an inter
esting program was carried out. Mrs. J
James Mcintosh gave a delightful
fall- in whirrh she told Of the things
which had. been discussed and done
at the Piedmont U. D. C. meeting at
Greer which she attended as delegate
from the D. R. chapter.
After all arrangements for Memor- |
ial Day and the veterans dinner had .
been completed a refreshing ice
course w'as served.
About twenty children were present
at the meeting of the D. A. Dickert
Chapter Children .of the Confederacy
which was held with Mrs. J. Y. McFa21
A fine program consisting of a read
lllg, O flue iiaiuj^cuu, * vvavm%.wM, ,
'Death of Stonewall Jackson," toast, j
'Carolina" and a talk on "Memorial .
Day" was rendered after which fruit
punch andccake were served.
Death of a Little Boy.
Ira the little two year old son of
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Blair of Silverstreet
died early Thursday morning J
and was buried at the Silverstreet
Lutheran Church Thursday afternoon (
it 4:30. Reverends "Boufcnight. and '
?6on conducted the funeral services.
2Ieaa Up Week ia Rosemoat jDtaie* 1
As the soldiers' graves will be dec- i
>rated next Sunday, May 14th, the j j
?ivic association and trustees .or .1
tosemont cemetery earnestly request s
ill'-lot owner's to' cleaa their ' iote t
lometime during the present week. :
CLERK GOGGAXS ADJOURNS
COURT UNTIL ITHURSDAT
The court of common pleas was
called for yesterday morning. The
court stenographer and the other
court officials and the lawyers and
the jurors were all present but Judge
Wilson failed to appear and sent no
word. Clerk of Court Goggans therefore
adjourned the court until Thursday
morning hoping in the meantime
to have some message from Judge
Wilson. Wednesday is memorial day
and of course there could be no
court on that day.
Death of a Little Girl
:-r?llie, the little two year old girl,
baby of iMr. and Mrs. Yancy T. Dickert,
died Friday afternoon after a
brief illness and was laid to rest in.
the church yard at Ebenezer on Saturday
afternoon at five o'clock. Rev.
Bouknight and Rev. A. J. Bowera
made short talks to the bereaved parents
and their sorrowing relatives
and friends. 'The pall bearers were
Messrs. Holland Paysinger, Brab
Goggans, Caid Cousins, and Homer
To Be Interred Wednesday.
Mrs. Dally Brogdon, mother of Mr. ~Wilbur
Gauntt, who died on April 1st
last, and whose remains have been
kept since that time at Baxter's undertaking
parlors, will be removed on
Wednesday afternoon at 4 o'clock and . interred
in the new Gauntt mausoleum
at Rosemont cemetery. The
mausoleum has just been completed
by P.v P. Baxter and son and is a durable
and splendid structure. It la
constructed of concrete with steei re
Flag Day at Speers Street School.
The children and teachers of Speers
street school are preparing to celebrated
Flag Day next week the date
to be announced later. The raising of
their beautiful new flag will be the
chief event of the celebration. But in.
addition to this there will be an Interesting
program of drills, gongs, etc.
Betsy Ross, George Washington, Columbia,
Uncle Sam and other famous
characters of history will be present
to assist in the exercises.
The stately minuet too will be
danced bv ye powered colonial dames
An admission fee of ten cents will
be charged for entrance to the
grounds. Ice cream, cake, and candy
will be sold. /
The public is cordialiy invited.
At tbe Opera House.
A feature picture that seems bound
to win universal acclaim is "The Supreme
Sacrifice." in which the World
Film Corporation will present its
popular star, Robert Warwick, at the
Opera House today.
This picture is an adaptation or
the successful novel, "To Him That
Hath," by Leroy Scott and was produced
by the Premo Film Corporation
for the World Film program under
the personal supervision of fiarley
Knoles, who wrote the scenario.
Mr. i'vYarwick plays the role of a
young author wlio sacrifices four
years of his life by going to prison ^
rather than betray to "the world his J
knowledge of the guilt of his dead --gal
friend. The struggle he makes, after
being given his freedom, to regain in- &>
Vio irnrirt nrovidps manv scenes of
intense drama and heart-interest.
The story works up to a iogical climax
in whiqh the hero discovers that
the girl he thought lost to him, when
he sacrificed his^Tood name for his
friend has loved him with implicit
trust through the years.
In the cast supporting Mr. Warwick
appear such favorite film players *s
Vernon Steele, Christine Mayo, Aafi*3.
Niteson, Robert Forsyth, Jessfe
Lie wis and Dion Tltherage.
Big May sale is still going on and
:he bargains are the greatest he has
iver offered and that te saying it
jome. In ladies skirts and millinery
,-ou just should take a look at the
jargains. And there are palm beaches
irxd corsets aad^ 341%. h^a?4ry aad all
he nice things th? ladies so much
eed. Call and take a iodic.
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