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Newberry College Club Organized?
Improvement Association Has
Many Activities Planned
Prosperity, Feb. 20.?Some of
Prosperity's most substantial citizens
who years ago got their education at
old Newberry college, Saturday night
joined with the young alumni of the
town in forming a Newberry College
club. President S. J. Derrick, Dr. G.
B. Cromer, Coach MacLean, Prof.
James Kinard and Prof. Lane of
Newberry came down to assist in the
organization, and each spoke of the
possibility of making Newberry college
foremost in both education and
athletics. All over the state Newberry
college alumni are forming clubs
thp fnmin? season the Lu
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therans hope to see their college rank
among the best, carrying off honors in
baseball, football and basketball.
The officers elected are:
President, Prof. E. 0. Counts.
Vice President, J. M. Beaenbaugh.
Secretary and treasurer, Dr. G. Y.
The executive committee will con~?
orvrl fwn r?f Vipr rr?l Pill
SI5?< Ui Hie unatic uuu v.. ? -
bers. Another committee will be appointed,
consisting of five to bring
to the attention of the public the plan
to build a gymnasium on hte campus.
One thousand men are wanted
to buy tickets at $10 which will 3d*
mit the purchaser of the ticket to
twenty games of baseball, basketball
or football the coming season. All
the speakers advocated and stressed
this plan, believing that a thousand
friends of Newberry college would
come forth and assist the college in a
material way by purchasing these
The Community league has planned
a rare treat for both young: and old
^ Friday evening when the doors of the
town hall will be opened at 8 o'clock
to a first class carnival. A short program
has been arranged under the
able supervision of Mrs. J. D. Quattle baum,
after which the carnival will
be on in full force. Everybody is cordially
invited. A small admission fee
of 5 and 10 cents will be charged.
The Community league of Prosperity
met Thursday afternoon at the
school auditorium with the president,
Mrs. G. W. Harmon presiding. Mrs.
J. D. Quaatlebautii's pupils brought
Valentine greetings to the league,
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Hlt6r wnicn 2 numuci ui icyvi^ hv*v
I heard. Much interest centers around A
:the plan of the league to beautify the a]
i school grounds. Mrs. M. C. Morris, ft,
' chairman of this committee, has her c
I corps of workers well organized and;
in the near future we hope to have g
! one of the prettiest little parks and 0i
playgrounds of the county. The full; c
report of committee on the school o
ground plans is as follows: Y
We, as a committee, do hereby rec- tl
t>ip following: I C
1. That Mrs. M. C. Morris, as i
j chairman, explain plans as adopted : b;
by said committee. ; hi
2. That these plans, if adopted by j
| the Community league, be kept as the L
: property of this association?the j S
work to be done year by year until j M
; the goal is reached. j M
t o. That for immediate work, the fi(
i Community league build the wall, ce-! tl
; merit fifty feet each of the two drives' w
and the steps and walk, trim and re-;a1
1 set the hedge. j b<
4. That the Community league in- j
'struct the secretary to write Senatorj ei
N. B. Dial and Hon. Fred Dominick.E
land Clemson college for hardy shrubs j b<
1 and perennial flower seed. j pi
; 5. That at some time in the near Y
future the Community league plant j tl
; several pecan trees (two of which j D
Mrs. Morris will donate). j ei
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6. That Virginia creeper or some
yine be planted so as to climb on the H
main building and the wall. That ai
fir trees be planted in the corners ^
near the front gates.
I 7. That the league give an enter- w
j tainment and carnival this month of
') February. T
8. That the school purchase two e?
pairs of shears to be used for trim- t6
ming the hedge, the work to be done ^
in September and March by the high G
school boys, the superintendent of
the school overseeing the job.
9. (a) That the Community league w
ask the town council to top soil and ai
widen the street from Main street to tl
the C. N. & L. railroad, thereby put- G
ting the approach to the school property
in first class condition. N
(b) That a committee be appointed C
to tee what can be done about open- w
ing walk from front of property to ^
Main street. w
10. That the Community league al
ask for liberal financial donations aj
from the town council, the school P.
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Literary Sorosis, the U. D. C., Eas- ai
tern Star, and Masons. th
Committee: Frances Raw! Morris, 0
chairman; Eva Lester Quattlebaum. P
re are a ne\
;xt to the F.
ive iust retu
;e our openi
nnie Belle Browne, J. A. Counts V
:id E. W. Werts. Members cx-ofL*io:
Ruby W. Harmon and E. 0. B
following committe are to be- e
in work immediately: Committee n
1 w$ll, drives, and walks?-J. A. o
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. Count?, Dr. J. S. Wheeler, B. T.'s
oung, J. M. Bedenbaugh, J. D. Quat- tJ
ebaum, H. P. Wicker and Mrs. M. j e
. Morris. i h
Hedge committee: J. D. Quattle- i
aum, E. 0. Counts, T. C, Pool, and ji
igh school bovs. ! S
Miss Nellie Timmerman and Thos. ; r
. Cromer of Newberry were married f,
aturday afternoon at the home of a
:rs. Elvira Kibler with Rev. J. A.'t]
;cKeown, pastor of the groom, of- ]\
dating. The young: couple left on ' c
le Atlantic Coast Line for a short
edding: trip after which they will be
t home to their friesnds at New-1_
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To a large and appreciative audi- ^
nee the three act comedy, "The J c
lopement of Ellen," was a success-' ^
Dth theatrically and financially. This !
lay, under the auspices of the p
oung People's society was given for v
le pipe organ fund of Grace church.;
uring the intermission the audience j2
ijoyed a rare treat in songs and I
ixaphone music rendered by Mr. 1 e
,'omer Lindler of Little Mountain j(
id Mr. R. Busch of Aiken, with '
irs. J. F. Browne as pianist. ! a
Saluda academy Community league 'S1
ill hold its regular monthly meeting ?
: the school house Friday afternoon. ' ^
his meeting wiifoe unusually inter- g
>ting as Superintendent R. C. Hun;r
and his assistant, Miss Margarie
awkins have arranged a special b
eorge Washington program. L
The remains of Mr. Bachman Cro- J
er who died in Whitmire Saturday,f]
ere brought to Prosoeritv Sundavta
iternoon, interment taking place in ;
le Prosperity cemetery. Rev. J. D. 11]
riffin was assisted in the funeral 1 b
;rvices by Rev. W. A. Dutton of ;
ewberry. Only last December Mr. j d
romer moved from this community j
here he had lived all his life, to ill
rhitmire. He was sick just onejT
ppk. bavin? been stricken with "par-'
ysis. Mr. Cromer was 65 years of! c;
*e. He was a member of Mount: b
ilgrim Lutheran church. He is sur-iR
ived by his wife and eleven children j
id 35 grandchildren, his death being [si
le first break in the familv .circle, j t:
ne son, L. J. Cromer, is a resident of!
rosperity, the others are: George ] J,
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I ^ #**k M M
J. Cromer and Mrs. J. K. Morris and
[iss Lula Cromer of Newbcrrv; Mrs. I
tj \Tr? CJf>orp-p T?_ Enlow. ;
Irs. Ernest Wicker, Mrs. A. F. Bow- i
rs and Forest Cromer of this com-:
lunity and Jim and Rufus Cromer
Mr. 0. 0. Shealy of the O'Neall:
ection had the misfortune to be]
hrown off a mule Friday night when
n route home from Prosperity where |
e is manager of the Pay-o-Grocery. j
'he mule became frightened and:
.imped and in some manner Mr. j
healy became entangled in the stir- i
ups and was dragged five feet be-1
arp rhp stirrun broke. Xo doubt the,
ccident would have proven fatal ifI
he stirrup had been steel. Mr. Shea- j
1 is bruised and one foot is badly
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Lyles have!
loved here from Columbia and are
ccupying one of the Amick houses
n Mill street. Mr. Lyles will engage
i the mercantile business, having lo-j
ated in the building formerly used '
v J. A. Baker, cotton buyer.
Mr. S. J. Kofrn butchered a three j
lonths old Hampshire pig Friday;
mien weigrieu oov jjuuiiuo.
Ira B. Nates of Columbia is spend-1
ig a iew days with the home folks, j
Miss Doris Kohn spent the week-'
nd with Miss Gertrude Bobb of Bal-j
Mr. Eric T. Barnes has accepted.
position with the Carolina Life In-!
urance company of Columbia. Mrs. j
larnes and children are spending a
'hile with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
. J. Kohn before moving to Columia.
Mrs. Harold Wise of Columbia has
een on a short vis.it to Mrs. Lucy!
Rev. J. A. McKeown has returned
rom Spartanburg where he has been
ttending the Billy Sunday meetings.
MisslEthel Shealy of Newberry was
he week-end guest of Misses Eliza- ,
eth Brown and Rebecca Harmon.
Mrs. Walter Wise spent Wednes-^
ay in Columbia. I'
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Gibson of Co-.'
imbia are visiting at the home of W.
Mower Singley of Newberry college n
' fW '
ame home for the w^eek-end and <
mnorVif with him his " class mate. :
alph Busch of Aiken.
Miss Susie Langford is visiting her
ster, Mrs. Arthur Tinsley of Spar- ]
Herman Wise left Thursday for
acksonville where he has accepted
Bind will oc
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[. Wise, Man;
tie Mountain, S.
3 position. h
All the teachers of the Prosperity 1
school attended the teachers' meeting a
in Newberry Saturday. d
Mrs. Lula Bedenbaugh has returned
from Orlando, Fla., where she spent >
several months with her son, Ernest o
D. Bedenbaugh. ,p
Presiding Elder Jones of the Cokes- r
bury district held quarterly confer-j
ence at Zion on Saturday. Rev. Jones g
reached Prosperity Friday and was c
entertained by Rev. and Mrs. J. D. r
Carlisle Bedenbaugh of Anderson c
was a business visitor here on Thurs- c
Harold Wallace of Piedmont, Ala., (
is visiting his sister, Mrs. G. W. Har- (
mon. j (
Mrs. Lail of Columbia visited her '>
parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. E. DominickjP
Miss Juanita Saner of the Columbia
hospital was home for the weekend.
Cutts Wise of Clemson college i$r
home on sick furlough.
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Hunt, Mr. and
Mrs. J. A. Counts, Mr. and Mrs. D. H. *
TTow, fr\ QnorfonKnvnr }
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to hear Billy Sunday. ^
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Langford (
were guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. ^
D. M. Langford. c
Rev. Schroder of the Lutheran sem- 7
inary preached at Grace church Sun- ^
clay and was the guest while here of ^
Dr. and Mrs. J. I. Bedenbaugh.
Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Wicker had as ^
their guests Saturday Mr. M. L. Nichols,
Miss Rose Nichols and Andrew ^
Nichols of Utopia and Mr. and Mrs. ^
J. C. Draft of Saluda. j.
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POSTOFFICE CHANGES? p
NEWS AND INFORMATION c
Mr. Benedict Z. Bum, general de- g
livery clerk at the postoflice, has been C
appointed rural letter carrier on rural J
route No. 1, to succeed Captain Clyde I
McCarley, effective March 1, 1922. i
Mr. Quinnie L. Shealy, the present a
substitute, will continue as such. h
Mr. C. F. Sterling, senior substitute "v
clerk, has been promoted to regular d
clerk, effective March 1st, on account j h
of transfer of Clerk B. Z. Burn to a "v
rural route. Mr. Sterling's duties s
will be dispatching in place of Mr. f
Ward, who is being transferred to
general delivery. i P
Mr. L. T. Adams, who has the con-; t
tract for delivering the mail from the
,1 ^^ nAufftfflflo Tine tonrlovpd S
Ut'pUt tU kj \j*J c\y liiv. j iiwo vv?4v*-v- ? ?
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/?nnv flip r
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id our good
si resignation, effective March 31,
922. Bids for this service will probbly
be called for in about fifteen
Messrs. L. B. Ham.n, a student at
dewberry college, and Jos. M. Wilson
f 720 Glenn street, have been anointed
sub-carriers for the city
The rural carriers are naving a
;reat deal of trouble now on account
if bad roads, due to the constant
ains of the past several days. In
ome instances they have been un-;
ble to complete their entire routes,
ut off by high water.
Clerk B. Z. Burn passed a South
Carolina scheme examination before
>hief Clerk, R. M. S., Charleston, S. |
I., and made a mark of 99.13.
iEARON RESIGNS FROM
cnlnmKin Fph. 14?The crisis came
n the state highway controversy this
ifternoon when the commission, after
in all-day session, including a confertnce
with Governor Cooper, accepted
he resignation of the state highway
;ngineer, C. H. Moorefield. This ac;ion
was followed by the resignation
>f Charles 0. Hearon of Spartanburg
Tom the commission who, it is unlerstood,
was opposed to accepting
tfr. Moorefield's resignation. Mr.
learon mailed his resignation to
Mr. Moorefield's resignation is efective
Mr. Moorefield's resignation was,
endered several days ago when it
vas stated that the fight on state
lighway department could be stopped
f he were eliminated. He took the j
>osition he had no desire to be the
ause of strife, and if his resignation
vould compose matters he would be
:lad to have it accepted. Governor
hooper supported the contention that
rlr. Moorefield's letter to Mr. MacDonald,
chief of the bureau of road?
n Washington, printed some day?
go, was an indiscretion that made
lis resignation necessary. Just what
vill be the legislative effect of today'?
levelopments is not clear. Those whc
lave been making a fight on the high
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V&y V.UUlliliCOlVtl ii* w** w ..Vv.?w ~
aid they were not "after" Mr. Moore
ield, while members' of the sena+'
iave said any fight on the highway do ,
iartment would have failed in thr.?
Mr. Hearon, speaking of his act:'
aid tonight: "I resigned from t<;
IIIWIII liM II111 III11 I
s are comii
state highway commission becav:the
commission accepted Mr. Mo<
field's resignation. I could not ap?; i
ciate the governor's point of view
demanding his resignation and ?i .
course being out of sympathy w
the administration, I resigned.
"It amazes me that grown-up me-should
get so balled up politically c
otherwise, as to make this sort o*
thing necessary. The highway com
mission had nothing against Mr
' 1 1 ' '3 ~ *?/\f Violiovn
Mooreneid aim i uu nvi,
member of the commission wanted to
accept his resignation."
MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS
MOLLOHON MFG. COMPANY .
The meeting of the stockholders - :
the Mollohon Manufacturing comp?
j was held Thursday morning at 10
o'clock, a majority of the stockholder*
j being present or represented i?
j The president, Mr. Geo. W. Sun?i
mer, making his annual report, state,!
, that the mill was in fine physical condition,
was running full capacity di.
j ing the day, and about 50 per cen'
j at night. The operation of the m.i'
! at night not only gives an increase j
production, but furnishes employm xnt .
to an additional number of employees
who are in need of employment a*:
I this time. The prospects for the com->
| ing year appear much more encouraging
than for several months.
The present officers and director*
were all reelected for the ensuing
year. They are as follows:
Geo. W. Summer, president and " ..
treasurer, Newberry, S. C.
Dr. Geo. Y. Hunter, vice president.
Prosperity, S. C.
Oscar R. Summer, assistant treasurer,
Newberry, S. C.
C. D. Weeks, secretary, Newberry. * .
?-? ri o , ^y. oiinorinfPT1 dent. NftW.
?j. O OUIlllUCl, ... , _
berry, S. C. '
Hunt, Hunt and Hunter, attorneys.
Newberry, S. C.
Geo. W. -Summer, Newberry. ' M
Oscar R. Summer, Newhern ;
C. E. Summer, Newberry 1
C. D. Weeks, Newberry
W. H. Hunt, Newbefry.
Z. F. Wright, Newberry'.
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Jno. M. Kinard, Newberry.
Geo. Y. Hunter, Prosperity. '
J. S. Wheeler, Prosper:;y/
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