flit j|trQ!i) anil Jem.
btered at the Postoffice at Newtor?,
S. C., as 2nd ciass matter.
K. H. AULL, EDITOR.
Friday, September 29, 1916.
A TRIP HOME.
We left the okt home in Edgefield,
it -was then, a good many years ago,
fw?hen we came to enter Newberry college.
In fact, we had not lived there
very lon^, because the family moved
-ftv-1 m T/\l 1 -t* rftfrop# R<v>+inr)
otf Newberry only a few years before
we came to Newberry college. We have
made it a rule during all these years
tc visit the old folk as often tas we
cculd, if it was only on brief stops.
The frame is now in Greenwood county,
nnt far fr/vm TYmann and rvnK- si-r mi If1 ?
from Ninety Six. It is one of the
healthiest places we have ever known.
The family has had very little sickness
during all these years. Mr. ani
Mrs. Jacob Luther Aull, the father
and mother, still reside there, and are
cow all alone, though one son, L. B.
Aull, and one daughter, Mrs. A. D.
Timmerman, live close by.
Mr. and Mrs. Aull have gone along.
together on life's journey for nearly j
sixty years, and they have been
greatly' blessed with good health.'
About a year ago Mrs. Aull had a very '
eevere spell, but she seems to have
regained to a large degree her usual
good health, and only recently Mr.
Aull was quite sick, but he is gaining ^
strength and is able to be up and
about. We write this here because J
they have a great many friends and1
relatives in this county who will be j
^ glad to hear from them.
We decided on Sunday, as the day ^
was fine, to pay them a brief visit and j
take their youngest grandson, who is!
yet "without ia name, on his first j
away from home visit to see them
The boy's mother and her sister,
Miss Minnie Amick, and our mascot,
Henry Turner of The Herald and j
News, went along. IWle drove III and ;
made the trip in as good time and as'
comfortable as the condition of the !
roads would permit. We left home in
Newberry after ten o'clock and spent
ithree hours at the old home and returned
to iNewberry before six o'clock.
? That was pretty good time ror in ana
We enjoyed the day and, of course,
they were glad to have us come. We
must say, however, apart from the
fact that this is a healthy place, we
never did become very ioliu ur it as j
a borne, and we would be glad if the
(Id folk would get their consent to
give up house keeping and move away
"with some one of the children. But
possibly it is best for them to keep
the home in tact so long <as they can.
We have very much that same feeling.
i ' ?
The main purpose of this story,
&cwever, is to make an excuse to sav
something of the' roads. The road
*>nTn VAwhprrv to the Deadfall, known
as the steel bridge raad, which. "was
put in such good condition only a
w months ago, is now in great need
of attention. It is washed in holes
and some of the little bridges are in'
had repair. The road from Silverstreet
to the Williams place is better
than the road from here to Silve~-j
4."U<-v TTT-Jll-J orvno TilflPO in
Bireeu nuui uic >v micuiiio w
Chappells via Cross Roads church is 1
a fearful piece of road. From Chap-J
pells to the river is better than usual. 1
The work which Supervisor Sample
did on this road in the early summer
is standing very well, though it too'
nppds attention On the Greenwood'
side the road from the river up to the j
Anderson road is in its usual had
condition. Without a great deal of
work this road will always he rough
and bad. On the return trip we came
pviorvnol 1 c? "Ktt flia TaTiti
li VJUJL Viiwyr uJ vvuu
Boazman place and the iWtatkins
place to the Williams place, and
along here there is some good road.
There should be a good road from
Newberry to Chappells by Silverstreet,
aijd from Newberry to Whitmire and ;
irom Newberry to Little Mountain
and from Newberry to Pomaria and
from Newberry to Kinards and then
a, good road to Maybinton and from
these main highways it would not be
far for any one to travel to reach a
good road. If a little more attention i
could be paid to these main arteries
all the people of the county would!
tav?* the benefit of good roads, and,j
nf (vnirsp not neelect the i
other roads, but what we mean is;
that if we had some such roads across
the county intersecting each other
all the people could soon reach a main
E. H. A.
"ATTACK OX THE PARTY." t
The State Democratic executive
committee must have been nodding ,
wnen it permittee iir. iticney lo pui
upon the records his allegations that
Mr. Manning's nomination was secured.
by fraud or intimidation. The
committee may have thought that the
statement was not worthy of a controversy,
but it should be expunged
from the records or another of equal .
significance presented by Mr. Mannirg's
There is more involved than merely I
one official. The integrity of the 5
primary has been ussailed. And the ?
"protest" came from counties in <
which Mr. Manning did not lead! ?
Was there fraud on only one side?.<;
Did not certain sheriffs, opposed to:,
Mr. Manning offer rewards for evi-;
donee of corruption offer rewards j
c'ence of corruption at the polls? If t
there was such a condition as to war- js
rant the state executive committee in; c
permitting this expression, why was }
rot some action insisted upon? \
This is very clever politics, "but it is
discrediting to the Democratic party.
These statements should have been j
challenged or not permitted without <
proof upon the permanent records i
the party. For there are some who j
accept and believe these statements ?
and this will intensify factionalism in s
the state.?Columbia Record. 13
We think you are correct in part, i
The statements of a member of the t
committee made as were, the state- i
ments of Mr. Richey should have been 1
challenged and if he did not have'
the proof as he claimed "he nad it.
then therecord should not have been
made, but if he had the proof then it _
should have been verified bv the com<
Tiiere are lots of people?good peopie,
and honest people?wlho do not be4
lieve there was an honest election, and
the action of the committee only helps
to fasten that belief the stronger, be- '
cause, it is argued, the committee or i
the majority of the committee was 1
afraid to turn on the light. It is just '
a > George Koester says in the Pied- :
mont in his write-ups of the primary. s
^ "Do you know that the great majority
of Bleaseites throughout the State !
i believe, whether rightly or wrongly :
' ?w+ ortnio at tViic time, that i I
I n C *1111 XLVSlr ** * > ? -,
the methods employed between the
,two primaries to ensure tl*e defeat of
Blease would not all bear exposure to
the broad light of the open day?" And
we might add that there are a great
many who voted for Manning who believe
the same thing, though they imay
not say so. And the Record and other <
daily and -weekly papers seem to be
somewhat worried, because they keep <
writing about it, just like the laibove '
lrom me toecora. .mease nas s<tiu .
nothing and the papers that support- 1
ed him and were friendly to him have
said nothing. They have kept silent
and have accepted the result. No doubt 3
there was fraud and 'money used and | <
irregularities on both sides." If so,1J
why not investigate when a m^mbet ! '
of the committee says that he has the ' (
evidence in his Dossession and in the :
. - - ^ ,q
committee room at the disposal oi
the committee. So far as we are con-'
cerned we have no proof, and we make ' *
no charges^ but w*e have an opinion.!?
If the Record and The State and the .
other Manning- papers are satisfied (j
why keep on writing about the result, j <
To quote again from Koester, ana ^
ho says he is Mannings friend and
voted for him: "It would seem from t
Manning's address of thanks for his j r
renomination that he thinks Blease's; t
following was simply a -conglomera-1 r
tion of people who hoped through his!1
election to trample on the constitution
and wipe their feet on law and order. ^
* * * I tenow tfti# man, btit ^
that speech was worse than a crime, j
because it was u blunder." And yet
they talk about wiping out factionalism
and getting together.
To get back to the statement of the,
Record, if it was "clever politics" and j
the committee to disapprove the allega-1
was playing politics why did not the I
committee call his bluff and make
him show his hand.
As the Record says in another edi-j
torial on the same subject, "there'
are people in the State who will be-j
lieve the allegation," as made by Mr. j
Richey. It was not incumbent upon1
the committee to disaproe the allega- j
Hon hut the ctmmittee could have i
put it up to Mr. Richey to produce the |
proof, and if he failed then that should j
have ended it. Where Mr. Richey'd
proof came from, we do not know.
Only two more days in which to revive
a good newspaper like The
Berald and News for a whole yearj
:or only one dollar. Strange how few I
people are taking advantage of thoj
-cniarkable offer we made.
After Saturday our entire sub
jcription list will be in the hands of
VIr. Sammons who will have charge
>v the circulation for two months. All
subscriptions are to be paid to him1
md his representatives. He will have
in office over The Herald and News
n thLe office formerly occupied by
lie editor. Entrance from Caldwell
street up stairs by the stairway next
loor to the Newberry Hardware com)sny.
The phone is number one two
The Observer is entirely right. The ;
jrice of a paper such as the Observer
>r The Herald and News is chej.p at
52.00 a year. If we had not already
mnounced that we would take subscriptions
in our contest at $1.50 a
- ear we would go to $2.00 also. (Now
f Mr. Wallace will just tagree with us
X) increase the rate of advertising we
? ;i1 U n n ^ p H'lfVi "rUTTt
rtliX HtJiMCIlJf JUilX IKU1U3 "iuii IXILJU.. |l
Chairman John Gary Evans urges
ill democrats to register, and he is
ight. Next .Monday is the last diiy in
svhich to register before the election,
[f you have no registration ticket get
>ne next Monday and then vote. We
lo not know of any opposition ticket
in State elections but we should give
i good vote just the same.
There seems to be a necessity for
some sort of traffic law and then it
should be enforced. iWe came near
being run into on Tuesday going to
Prosperity. A big car with, a dozen
young boys in it drove up behind us
and made no signal, but it seems
wanted to pass, and undertook to do
sc wthout giving any warning. Our
mascot was along tand he called our
attention to the oar in the rear wanting
to get^ 'by. We started to turn to
the right to let the car 'by and at the
same time it oame bulging up on the
right of us and laimost ran in a ditch
to keep from going right into us. We
thought we were turning as vre should
ta <give the road. We were
driving slow as we usually do.
We give noti-oe that whenever any
one drives up behind III just give noon./}
ti-q xHll drive* a.aid a and Iftt
?'V ? 4?4 * v ? ? - ~ you
pass and then we want you to go
or. and not give us your dust.
WAS COOPER USED.
To the good friends, individuals and
newspapers, "who looked ofl first in
Dpen-mouth wonder that this newspaper
advocated the candidacy of
Hon. Robert A. Cooper and some of
them afterwards changed their state
d\ wonaer 10 mat 01 ouuigiiL muigua.- j
:ion, we have only to point to the first;
md second primaries as vindication.1
First, last and always The Index ur- ;
;ed that we be saved from a condition
is that of 1912. If it had not been for;
"ooper we would have had it. Th-j j
r.terest in him saved us in the first;
primary and then in the second con- j
iitions adjusted themselves just as
r.'e predicted all along they would do.
TMiora. ic onninr'n tn crr\ ftTfMlTWl. !
*"WC J V?W?0.. ?>v ? |
Everybody did their bit in fine style,
^.nd now it is time for all loyal, pat-;
iotic citizens of the State, all classes
o get together and keep the old State
: oving forward as a better place to
ive in, a better place to build up and
ievelop for our own good, satisfaction
.nd comfort and for that of our chiiren
and our children's children.
?hy not??^Greenwood Index. I
Somehow, as a good friend of Mr. 18
Cooper, we can't believe he will endorse
this editorial of the Index. We
may misconstrue it. hut as we reao
it the statement is that Mr. Cooper
A 4 V\ A ? I
?enl iniw tuc c<uupcugii ior ine purpose
of defeating Blease and with no
purpose or intention of being elected
himself. We do not believe tbat he
would be a party to any such deal.
And we feel that the editorial of the
Index does him an injustice. We belie
e that te went into the race with
the intention of winning, and as wo
said frequently, if he had been in the
second race with either Blease or
Manning he would have been a winner.
As results show if he had remained
out of the race and only Blease and
Manning had been running Blease
would have been an easy winner.
Any way you look at it Manning has
won no big victory. But surely the
Index does not mean to be understood i
as saying that Bob Cooper permitted
himself to be used simply to elect
There were some 550 bales of cotton
sold on the Newberry market on
Saturday and some 300 on Friday.
That is a big pile of money and sliould '
nay a good many debts and place our (
farmers in pretty good condition, j
Counting the seed that means some !
$80,000 p.:id out for cotton and seed in
two days and in a small community
like Xewberrv means a whole lot.
"We notice frcni the daily papers
that a commission from Clemson college
is going to .leave this week on a
junket to Xev,* Orleans and Baton
Rouge and other cities to study the
boll weevil situation. That the com
mission will be gone about tn'o i
* /\ w T
4u li. r.
Since the announcer
present series of car
months ago, Studeba
tablished itself as 1
grade, medium price
In the last fourte
Studebaker has mac
more 7-passenger F1
were ever made bef
riod of rime. In
the last fourteen r
debaker has increas
ness over 100 per cei
production of 37,000
it has increased to a
of 75,000 cars ayeai
These records are fai
nificant than any r<
track record. They
established by publ
They mean that the
buy motor cars have
the value, quality ar
Studebaker cars and
orders for more cars
were placed before t<
of cars in the same c
Remember that Stud
ness is not merely lo<
When Studebaker les
in cities like Detioit,
Minneapolis, San Fr
leadership has been
in a far more natural
We have a few cars
range for yours befoi
MORE THAN 263,0c
weeks. We suppse that the State is
paying the "bill and when they return
the people will know just about a?
much about the weevil as they know ,
now. A gentleman told us the other [
day that there was a m'.n in Columbia
last winter during the session oi
the legislature who had lived in the
boll weevil section and who had &tudi-,.
ed the question and was familiar with i
the situation tand he lectured on the '
bol weevil and the members of the i1
legislature were given a special invitation
tQ hear him but none had time
tc attend. Or they did not attend. ^
They could have gotten a great deal
more information from this gentle- <
man thi:m the commission will be able t
to gather from Pullman cars and a
junket aronud the cities. But then *t
is a nice trip and the State foots the
The read from Newberry to Pros- (
perity has recently had the scrape j
run over it by thecuaingang and at j <
run over it by the chaingang and at J *
than before the application, but v/hen j (
it rains if it can get ,an application I
of the split log drag it v;ill be in good |
condition, but the drag is necessary |
to the making of it a good road, i
Some places it seems to have too j
much sand even for the drag, but a i
little clay will remedy that.
Remember that after Saturday of J
this v/cek the subscription list for ;
the next two months is in the hands j
01' the circulation man and his office
i?? up stairs over The Herald'and
News office, entrance from Caldwell ^
street next door to the Xewberry ^
Hardware Company and Miss Anne
nent of its debaker Cars
*s, fourteen ly satisfactory
Lker has es- politan centre
the world's appearance ar
l/i lligU vuu
d cars. die west wher
en months, try roads is
ie and sold , mountainous
SIXES and where power i
OURS than Pacific Coast
ore by any on hard, fas
; a like pe- good roads, is
nonths, Stu- been used the
ar\ ifc Knsi. mpf. every r
VU il/O k/UWl- ?W v J
tit. From a thus at an avf
cars a year, tion and mai
production car,so low th
r. believe the fig
* more sig- them to you.
)ad or race They have ind
are records of the Golder
ic demand. public of the 1
people who accordingly pi
recognized ker Car the hi
id service of ute that it car
have placed car?orders fc
i than ever If you wish to
jr any make that you are
iass. value for the
ohsker husi- guarantee of t
:al, it is na- for durability,
service, buy tl
ids in sales it has been s
St. Louis, stamp of natioi
onric^n ifc 9 CAT is I
Ctil ^1UV/V ^ 1 Wk. Ky V? VAA vv WW?
established an experiment
way. Stu- en and sure in
THE CAR OE THE GOLDEN CHASSIS
> for immediate delivery. Yoi
'1 - - * - -
e ine p.ice is nigner.
JO STUDE3AKER CARS PRODUC
0. Ruff and (Company. All inquiries 1
ir. regard to the contest are to be an- I
svered by him. Phone number one 1
NOTICE OF FINAL SETTLEMENT. J
Notice is hereby given that the
undersigned will make finiaJ settlemer* fl
yc the Estate of Mrs. H. A. C. Robinson
in the Probate Court of Newberry
County, South Carolina, on October J
16th, 1916, at 11 o'clock a. m., and will
at the same time and place ask for M
Letters Dismissory as Administratrix ?
Df staid Estate.
All persons are notified to present I
to the Attorneys of the undersigned, I
Blease & Blease, Newberry, S. C.,
verified statements of any claims
igainst said Estate. S
A + wUV* TITO! A M?ia?/VI9
/xuiiiiuioci 4A yy iuix TY ill AUUUAvU?
Newberry, S. C., Sept. 20, 1916.
Teachers Examination. w
The regular examination of appli- V
^ants for certificates to teach, in the wjj
>ublic schols will be held in tbe V
courthouse at Newberry on Friday.
>ctober 6, 1916, beginning at 9
>clock. Applicants must furnish 1
C. P. Barre,
Supt. of Education.
^ CLEO WDGLEY^
\i)Dearincr at the Arcade, Monday
)ctober 2, in "The House of The
Golden Windows." A Lasky Paranount
in 5 Acts.
50 H. P.
SIX $10 85
have proven equalj
in great metroc
wliprp Rt.vlpi and
e necessary, in the
; states of the mide
service on counnecessarv,
is necessary, on the
t, long drives on
debaker Cars have
y have apparently
aotoring need and
irage repair, opera
lildJciliCC WSt ^CI
tat you would not
ures if we quoted
eed proven the car
i Chassis and the
Jnited States has
lid to the Studebaghest
i pay to any moior r
>r more cars.
he absolutely sure
buying the best
? money with the
;he national public
le Studebaker Car;
stamped with the
rial public approval.
lot a gamble, not
,, it is a tried, provvestment.
a had better arl,
ED ANG SOLD
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