Local and Special.
THURSDAY, AUG. 28, 1884.
Subscribers are asked to look at the
figures 'opposite their names, and if
It' they see that their subscriptions have
exp red, will please remit the sum due. A
Mr. No:dh Metts, of Newberry Coun
tv. died on th:" 19th inst. HIe was
bout :' ye.r- old.
tA D-ed, on the 1th inst. in Grayson
C.>., 'texas. r.f typhoid fever, Mrs.
Cordelia Webb, the wife of Capt. W.
*l. Webb, formerly of Newberry.
Mr. Mathias IV. Miller died at his
residene in Spart:inburg County, on
the 11th in:.t., in the 73rcl year of his
age. A writer in the Spartanburg
Ilercdd says: lie had been afflicted
fr abont 8 months, and at last passed
n:ietly and p.aceftlly away like a
ut~ a:p burring out. Ie expressed
sing rong .': in a meritorious Saviour
rance- d dieu trusting in Him as his own
NbWiWMn -onal Redeem 2r. Less than a year
thWasted .moved from Newberry County
,ts is not ime among u-:, and yet in this
it Kista es lie he had e-cured the conti
L. S. Bowe .:i re-peet of many devoted
r uthorizJ s. lie l.aves an aged wife, two
i i r,. one a widowed daughter, and
gratd=o.i to mourn his departure.
'hev have the warmest sympathy of
the h-de community in which he
did. May the Lord bless, especially
the Ige companion, and keep her
d urovid.k for her until He shall c ill
her to h; r heavenly home.
Mr. Georg, W. Thompson, of the
Counmbia Theological Seminary, will
preach in -the Presbyterian Church
next Sabbath morning.
There will be a Holy Communion
meet ing at Mt. Pilgrim Church in the
Prosperity charge. Sunday morning,
Sept.. 7th. On the previous Friday
nornin<, a Sunday-school service will
be held for the benefit of teachers and
scholars. Subject for consideration:
"Aim, Methods and Results in Sunday
school Work." There will be preach
ing at 2 p. m. Preparatory service S it
urday morning, and a prayer and
praise service in the afternoon. Neigh
boring pastors. Snftday-scho,l workers,
with the public generally. are cordially
The files of the HERALD of 1882-3
have been borrowed by some one not
known to us. A return of the same
to this office is requested.
* The Herald and News Heading
Appears at last. We hope it will
please the eye of the reader. We take
this occasion to thank our friends and
the entire State Piess for the many
kind and coinplinientary words they
have seen fit to give us. The Newberry
RaLD AND NEWS now throws its
-... b tiner to the breeze. The pleasant
relations now existing may we strive
to cement and make lasting.
Hor.ice Edwin Bruee, a merchant of
Colu;nbia, is being sued for $10.' 00
a mge.. by W. B. McDaniel, for slan
!eriu; th.. good nam. of his wife.
Mr. McDaniel has since stied Albert
E. Fugie also for 810.000 for defaming
Mrs. McDaniel's character.
Our worthy friend and brother, Me
Sweeny, ia excused for oversght in
neckionnledging a tifteen line local to
the HERALD AND NEWS. The reason
for the~ over.ight we suppose is that
his rockets are so filled with candi
dates' fees as to cause mental blind
At the February, 1881, Term of
Court for Newberry County, Fincher
Rutherford was convicted of burglary
-bre tking into the hiouse of Dr. Jas.
P. John;son-and sentenced to life im
pr:i5.i.et in the penitentiairy. M. A.
C trli.-le, Esq., p)r.icured a commuta
t:on of sentence recently- to three and
- a half years for the prisoner, who was
ikchiarged from thle Denilteutiary on
Tlhursday la-t, his term hatving ex
'The State Rep;ublican Convention is
:nn I med to meet in Columbia on
thle 2.3rd ofi Septembher. S.,i:lls, the
Congr.-s,an from the Black D:strict,
favo-s t'he nomination of a State ticket
a ia! a right all aliong the line in this
State. Thle Newvb.rry County Repu:b
li.gan C.mventio:a wvill meet here o
the 13th Sept*emiber.
A Runaway ini thie Country.
Oni S lmttay last a mule ran away
with a buggy containing Mss .Ja,ie
Chialmer=, of Ja'apa, and Miss L-zzie?
Copelanid, of Clinton. The malie iran
:about a hundred vatrds and turned off
into the woods, b:eaking loose from
the buggy. Miss Copeland had lier
In our agricultural column appears
a piece ot how to cushion baby car
ri:iges. How the printer got it th'-re
we are at a loss to undeistand. The
-only way we can account for it Is, lie
mvts have been thinking of farm, gar
dea and hou<ehold. and was led away
byv the refi action that "a matrhnonial
frulit-bas5ket" is a necessary adjunet.
An-I every farmer knows that eradles
are indispensible in the harvesting of
A Negro Shoots Another.
L'tt Friday evening a diffienlty oc
eurred between Johnu Cannon, living
on Mr. Henry Koon's Kinard place,
a id IIentz Slighi. who lives on Mr. T.
B3. Chialmers' place. From what we
are told by a gentleman who knows
the3 parties it appears that Cannon's
wIfe was away from hiome on his re
turn fromn Newbarry and h-e met her
at Sligh's house, when he somewhat
cha<tised lhen. Sigh told hIm he was
taking the law ini his own hands, and
a diffienty then occurred between the
two men, in which Cannon got the
worst of it. Cannon thereupon left,
but returned with a gun and shot
Sligh in the knee. The wounded man
is doing well.
Robert Gallman, a younig negro
about et vears old, was convicted of
fornication at the last March term of
cou:-t for Newberry County, and sen
tence,l by Judge Fraser to imprison
ment in the penitentiary for amonths.
He has been pardoned by Governor
Thompson. after having served four
months of his sentence. The petition
for his pardon was signed by leading
citizens of Newberry. including sev
eral of the county offisers, as lie was
convicted upon the testimony of a wo
man of bad character, and it also hav
ing be2n proved at his trial that Gall
nun's charaeter was more than ordi
narily good for one of his race. The
Tmde and Solicitor recommended his
M''". Gallman was represented by
** litit. Jr.
OPPOSITE THE COURT HOUSE.
COFIELD, PETTY & CO.,
The County Democratic Committee
Met here Tuesday morning. 26th, to
canvass the returns of the Primary
Election held on the 19th inst. The
following members were present :
Township No. 1, Jas. K. P. Goggans.
Chairmnan. ---N. 2, T. B. C:hahiners.
., B. H. Maybin. 4, M. M. Buford.
5, T. II. Ch:tlners. S. J. R. Spear
man, Jr. 9. Alan Wve. 10. D. II.
Werts. Townships r. 7 and ii were
not represented. [The tabulated re
port published la-t week was corcect,
with the exeeption of a few figures
here and th."re which made no mate
ri:l difference.] After declaring the
nomineea of the party and annouimeing
the time for the second primary elec
tion and the candidates to be voted
for (all of which haA already been pub
iished) the committee adjourned.
With the advent of our new heading
the lo(al thinks it an appropriate time
to utttr a few words, or forever here
after1iold his peace. What we have
joined together let no man put asun
der. Men, women and children desire
something new under the sun. They
require it, and inquire for it, and some
acquire the habit so strongly they per
spire in their ef'orts to be first ii find
i<ig out what tr:mnpires. The public
appetite continually craves something
new. The uewspli.er editor must dig
deep or die. The public appetite is a
big thing. It is insatiable, unquench
able, never-ying. Bit we will dig
around in the junrnalistic pasturres
green and try to find something before
everybody else finds it out. And as
variety is the spice of life and brevity
the soul of wit, and originality about
the newest thing under the sun, we
will try too to be brief, original and
T he American Agriculturist furnishes
an account of a Holstein cow, now
dead, which gave one hundred and
three and one qu:irter pounds of milk
in one day-or thirteen gallons. Of
another, the "Crown Jewel," pure
blue blood of Holland, which gave
seventy pounds of milk per day for
one month; thirty-four quarts, or eight
gallons. She made nineteen pounds
of butter in one week. Wonderful
We dislike to publish the following,
but think it only fair that the girls of
the next generation should know how
the thing is going to work. The girls
of the present period are all right :
A Philadelphia magazine makes the
statement that marriage is on the de
erease, and it predicts that every twen
tieth gil of the next generation will
be obliged to live an old maid.
Just One Minute.
There has been a slight change,
very slight for this station, in the
schedule of the C. & G. R. R. The.
train from Columbia passes Newberry
at 2-51 p. mi.-one minute earlier than
before the laist change. Railroad men
are minute men, and railroad.e, like
time and tide, wait for no mani. So
make a niote of this f::et, for many a
main ha~s b- ein just one minute too late.
and you. reader, may sonic day fail to
make connection and-I-thien you'll be
left. We are right now.
Another $10,000 Damages.
The Columbia 1?egister says that Col.
R. C. Watts of Lau:rens states that
papers have been tiled in the office of
the Clerk of the Court of Laurens
County, in the case of Martha Eliza
Burdett against Wim. H. Pool, a prom
inient grocery merchaint of Laurens
yille, in whlich th~e plaintifY charges se
duction tinder promise of miarr'age,
anid claims damages to the aiouiit of
8 0,0 .0. The plain tif1f has recenitly
become a mother. Sue is represented
by Messrs. Ball & Watts. The ese
h?ms excite,] deep initerest, atnd Col.
Watts says will be a lively trial.
Rev. A. J. Stokes, of pleasant New
berry memory, has been doing the
State as well as the Chui:ch good ser
vicer. As Presiding Elder of the Sum
ter Distrier, and wvhile oin his rotunds,
he killed a huge moceasin, a pot inor
tern examination of the monster bring
ing to light forty young moeeasins,
each abont seven inches in len:Shil.
They were enclosed in separate sacks,
showing that all snakes do not propa
gate by egga. We have heard of a
chariot drawno by forty grey horses,
but never of forty young snakes in
this way. Neverthe*less we do not
dloubt the story i.m the least.
Is She Wild?
Last Friday oi.e of thme laborers on
Judge J. B. Fellers' pihtee, four miles
from town, saiw a white wvoman, ap
parently about 4' years old, hanging
out her clothes to dey on some btishes
in oiie of the fields. IIe could get no
satisfaction from her. In answer to
his question she Informed him that she
was not lost. It was very evident that
she was a stranger to those parts.
The man left her to consult with oth
ers. On returning, it was found that
she had gone, but not far, as she was
seen sitting near a drain, eating. She
was agaIn left to her solitude, with
nono to molest or make her afrali as
she enjoyed her frugal meal, and
Judge Fellers was informed of the
state of affairs, and his legal counsel
asked as to a settlement of the diffi
culty, 'rhe Judge didn't thInk It ne
cessary to take out letters on her es
tale, said that she must be made to go
--not stand on the order of her going
but go at once-If she didn't make the
object of her visit clearly and satisfac
torily known, But when the messa ge
got there the stranger had gone. Shbe
was next heard froni at Mrs. Elizabeth
Gallman's, asking for'-something to
eat. She told them she knew some
body lived there because she saw the
hou'e, Late that afternoon ehe wvent
into a grove near by, swvept a-place
clean, and laid down and slept ithere
all night. The next mornIing she
stopped at Mrs. ElIzabeth Reedia for
a cup of coffee and some bread.
We have heard nothing of her since.
DIsinfect your premises with crude
carbolic acid. VERY CHEAP, at Pel
hanm's Drug Store. Aug. 34-t f.
No remedy more frectually destroy-s anet
exoeIs worms4 from the intestin a than
Shriner's Indian Vernxmtge. It is. without
doubt .* b ~tartile in the unmrk ~or
What Is Said of Some Newberrians.
Rev. Mr. Dysinger, of Newberry,
preached interesting sermons at White
Church Sunday morning and at this
place Sunday niglit.-LerinJton Di.:
Mi=s Anna Stuekinau, an accom
plished anl attractive young lady of
Newberry, has returned home after a
pleasant visit to her brother, Mr. S. W.
Stuckman, of this county.-Lexington
Miss Janie Wardllaw, so popular
among us both socially and profes
sionally, is now on a visit to Winn
boro. She will ret:irn to Edgeth ld
the last of the present noith, and re
open her school on the first day of
We received a pleasant call on Sat
urday last from Mr. John A. Chapnan,
of Newberry Village. Mr. Chapman
is the proprietor of Chapman's B ,ok
Store, and is quite extensively known
as anl author and editor, to say no
thing of his fame as a poet. He was
accompanied by his brother, Mr. A. M.
Chaliman, of Coleman Township, in
this eounty.-Edgefield Monitor.
"Please allow me to add to the cx
cellent report of the E.lgetield Baptist
Sundav School Convention by brother
Luther Broaddus, thit lie was a host
with us himself. His sermon and
speeches were brimful of cogent truth,
practical suggestion and pathetic illus
tration-the recollection of which will
ever be fragrant in the minds of thase
whose privilege it was to hear lim."
J. K. Fanf, in Baptist Courier.
Mrs. James F. Todd and chil,be:: of
Newberry are spending a few weeks
at the old homestead.-Mr. Charlie
Zobel and Misses Lina and Mary Z:>bel
of Helena vi=ited friends here last
week. Hope they enjoyed their visit
well enough to come again.-Mr. Proc
tor Told, who is now a prosperous
young mercltant of Newberry, has
been spending a few weeks at his mo
ther's, to get rid of the chills.-Long
Branch Correspondent in Laurensrille
The Hon. J. A. Slighl, who has been
nominated for the Senate, is a man of
more than average strengfh. At the
call of his friends he became a e:mldi
date for the House and was elected to
this position. where he exerted a coin
manding influence in favor of tempe
rance and reform. Again he has been
nominated after a hotly contested ca:
vase. Mr. Sligh has served in the po
litical arena without reproach, and
will command the respect of all who
know him. During the past twenty
years lie has filled the pulpit of St.
Paul's Lutheran Church in this vicin
;ity. He has also conducted one of the
best farms in this section. Among
other positions of tru-t he tills that of
president for the board of Newberry
College. Men differ here on many
points ; but there is a gratifying agree
ment in favor of our nominee for the
Senate. Mr. Sligh is a strong man, of
sterling worth and commanding inlin
ence.-Prosper;ty correspondence in
iNews and Courier.
Avoid malaria by using in time Pel
ham's Certain Chill and Ague Specific.
See what the people say : E P. Chal
mers, Clerk of Court, testifies one bot
tle cured four of his family one year
ago, and the chills have not yet re
turned. Juo. Henderson on Broad
River testifies to its work as a chill
cure. Jos. Hargrove, Mollohon see
tioni, says lie had chills for 2 yeamrs in
his family until he commenced the Chill
Specific, with no return of the disease
since. So testify also Frank G. Spear
man, Silver Street ; T1. E. Summer,
Peak Station ; T. H. Ale wine, Glymph
ville, and a ho-t of other people. Come
and see the certificates and buy a bot
tle. Aug. 34-tf.
Red Hair, Mosquitoes and Bustles.
The local editor of the HERALD AND
NEWS stauied out to pick up items.
Editorial matter and selections aind
clippings he was not after. He was in
search of original, pungent paragraphs
for the people-local news, for locals
they must have, whether anything
happens or not. The Asiatic cholera
may raige and spread, and investiga
tions prove that the Arctic explorers
ate the flesh of the dead ; France may
put on her wvar paint and pull China's
big pig-tail and make the heathen rage
all samee like Melican m.n ; the anti
Jewish riots may continue in Yeka
tarinosto, Southern Russia, and at
tempts be made to seal up the German
colony at Angra Pequena, in A frica;
the relief of Khartoum may perplex
and worry others besides the inhabi
tants of Wady HaIfa and Suakimn and
Keah and Kasseir and so forth;
plague, pestilence and famine, battle
and murder may range from the gilded
palaces and Orient al splendour of the
East to the dark jnngles and dirty
mud hovels of the far West, where for
long, lost centuries the star of empire
has been taking its course; slander
and scandal may continue to be the
leading question in the Presidential
race and Ben Butler try to get his re
venge in Cleveland's defeat ; anti-pro
hibition may swell one-half of the
country and spirits dwell in the other,
n hile baseball and gnats predomrinate
in Newberry, and the heat be strong
enough to run the phosphate royalty
throagh the State University into the
Columbia Canal; the big injun may
whoop and dance on the wild prairie
and k!ck up as much noise as the
boys who voted for Sligh, Pope, Schum
pert and Hardy ; the telegraph and
cable may continue dlaily to send the
electric fiash of intelligence and flood
the countries with news, circling the
hemispheres, as to wvhat is transpim ing ;
sixty-seven persons may die each1min
ute, while seventy are born, according
to a European newspaper's calcula
tion ; the earth may quake and oceans
roar and stars and planets etigage the
astronomer's eye ; all this and more,
may go on from day to day, but local
news must be found. Bitt what has
thisg to do with red hair, mosquitoes
and bustles? Nothing, only, as said
before, we started out local hunting,
and found game scarne. There was a
lumlt in the streets, with an occasional
lullaby in the houses. Not a leaf
stirred; you know the balance--but
that is old. Well, knowing the ave
rage Newberrian's desire for news, not
manufactured but genuine, we fanned
the dad-blamed gnats away, wiped the
perspiration from our face, pulled our
vest away from our suspenders and
did the saLme tihing over again. How
ever, wve succeeded In picking up a few
dots, caught on the fly here and there,
which can be found in other column;.
On our return we came across the in
formation that natural red hair is
worth from 818 to $20 per ounce ; that
a mosquito always kisses a pret ty girl
before he bites her ; and that a married
lady heard a young lady say she had eve
ry newspaper in the State in her bustle
except the Christian Adrocate, and
when she got idle she just reached
back and pulled out a paper to while
away the time.
P. S.-Old papers for sale here.
Tme editor of the Wadesboro, N. C.,
Intelligencer has published his book,
entitled "Tihe Cash Family." Hie sent
a copy tolCol. Cash with his compli
Various and All About.
Weather hot at last, and
Mosquitoes and gnats are active.
There mle nineteen postoflees in
We are rather late in saying iV, but
didn't Pope run ?
Next Tuesday the 2nd primary elee
tion will be hebid.
The frame of the new ColonyChurch
is up and being weather-boarded.
He h:ta been ad.1reased by letter as
Rev. J. B. Fellers.
G:trlington & Anll's law office is re
moved to No. 7, Mower Block.
Prepare your ballots for Wheeler
and Gary, Cook and Riser.
It takes money and encouragement
to make a news:paper a sUccess.
From observation we conclude th:tt }
the gnats are not confined to this of
Mr. John Scott was made a happy 1
man Sunday night. It is a tine, large
We know an individual who would 1
not run for office unless certain of
A good rain fell lait Friday night,
and we had a nice little shower Mon
The <State De mocratic Committee
will meet in Columbia on the evening }
of Sept. 1. t
She says she is not going to say any
thig else in our presence. Now, Mizs
Ann:t. don't go back on i.
Some parties are anxious to have a
telephone line from Newberry to Hel- 1
ena. We would like to see it.
"Our Little Ones and The Ntrsery"
for September is at hand, brimful of
happiness for the children.
A medical journal recommends the I
external use of buttermilk to ladies 1
who are exposed to tan or freckles. C
Monsieur T. P. Lane, the great cat
tie king of Helena, has another drove
of fine cattle ready for the Charleston I
See the card of the HERALD Book
and Statfonery Store. Mrs. Greneker
respectfully solicits a share of the pub
Parties going North on or about the
15th September will please communi
cate with the local editor of the HER
ALD AND NEWS.
We speak much thia week. Our
new head causes it. It takes a head
to make a man speak. Ask George
Speake if it doesn't.
Newberry will be represented in the
next South Carolina General Assembly
by a preacher, a lawyer, a doctor and
The Columbia Palmetto Yeoman has
entered its sixth volume. For five
years it has shown energy and grit.
Pluck and merit, like blood, will tell.
Miss Nora Cofield's school com
mences its 'Fall session the 15th of
September. It is earnestly hoped the
opening attendance will be flatteringly
The State Sunday School Conven
tion will meet in Columbia on ..the
17th of September at 8 p. ni., and re
main in session until the night of 18th
The responsib.iiity of an editor is
mnch greater thtan people think, lie
frequently is forced to make enemies
for himself in dloing service for thte
1lThe Hartford inet wvill plaly the
Maybinton nine between 10 and 11
o'clock Friday lmortning, 29th inst., on
Honi. W. D. Hardy's grounds at May
Memorial services in honor of thle
late R. B. Ellio't will be held on1 the
24th of Septemiber next, at Bethel
A. M1. E. Church inl Columlbia, Prof.
D. A. Straker eu.logist.
It is reported that Dr. RI. P. Clark,
of JTalapa, has met with the misfortune
of haiving his saife robbed of a large
amount of monmey, *500 of whlichl be
longed to Mrs. S. E. Kinard.
A majority of the editors in this
State, strange to say, are in wyant of
money. This is a ba-l state to' be in.
They nearly all mnent'on the subject in
Dr. Frank Darby, son of Rev. Dr.
0. A. Darby, has recettly returned
hlome withl his Oiploma from a Balti
more medical collega. Hie will locate'
at Lynchburg, S. (:.
What is the nt-e ..f wasting money
by advertising in the newvspapers,
wheni One can t:ack a notice like this
on a post : "Los 'r strade, a Sural
hIorse too wite feat and wite fase.
Blind in iun i five dolor rewvord.''
Mr. Willie Riser, a Newberrian,
writes us from Langley, the letter pub
lished elsewher-, stating that lhe will
return to his niative town wihein the
Factory is itn r'a*nitng order, and sub
scribes to thle UERALD AND NEWS.
Rev. Dr. J. Steek or Rev. Prof. G. WV.
Holland will accompany the young la
dies from Sonth Carolina going to thte
Hagerstown (Md.) Female Seminary.
Tile party will leave Columbia for Ha
gerstown next Thursday, Sept. 4.
Thorne Coleman's new barber shop
between the Fallaw House and Bow
ers' Bar is now in good trim and the
prcprietor stan-is ready for work. HIe
Is well-known t o the community as a
first-class barber, and he respectfully
solicits a continuation of patronage.
Peanuts are cultivated in eleven or
twelve counties of Mississippi, In ats
many of Georgia, in a large part of
Tennessee, in se'veral counties of east
ern North Carolina, to some extent in
South CarolIna. Florida, Texas, and in
seventeen counties of Virginia.
Some wonderfu ei ures of dyspepsia
are being made in Oconee county, we
see by the pap"rs, by taking a spoon
f ul of fine sand after each meal, gotten
in a branch or from a spring. Parties
who sufferedl for years have been en
Rev. S. Lander will soon begin tho
publication of a monthly paper, as the
special organ of the Williamsaton Fe
male College. To be called The Naiad.
It Is a suggest'vn namne for a female
college paper, ii thlere are are any riv
ers or streams near by.
We would not have the buisiness put
lic forget that this ofice is prepared to
execute all sorts-of job prInting at exn
tremely low lrices, and at the saume
time in first-rate style, We have ii
large and fine variety of white and
colored paper, cards and envelopes
with which to do work.
A new and substantial horse-rack
has been erected on the public yard ill
rear or the court-house ; and a plank
curbing Is being laid on the pavemlent
leading from the bridge over Scott's
creek to the railroad crossing, prepa
tory to raising the p)avement. These
and other improvements are by our
young and progressive town council.
We learn also that when this latter
wot-k is completed a sidewalk will be
. iarin #rnn Kaeery tM ffla.j
Last Friday night between nine and
;en o'clock Mrs. J. Mittel, while sit
ing quietly in front of her store, was
)adly frightened by a man disguised
vith a black ma-k and long beard.
3enh things shonilil not be. If the po
ice had caught him lie would have
)eeII made to sufir.
'Te following conversation was car
-ied on by telephone the other day
'Hello !" "Well. what is it ?"1 "Heard
rou want to buy a cow. I h-ive one to
ell." "Well, send it :long." "I'll
tave its picture taken and send that.
'in surprised at yon." "All. right.
T he Laurens Merchant and Farmer.
n its notice of the Newberry primary
lection, spell- C:ipt. J. Y. MeFall's
lame 3fePhall. Well, it doesn't make
my difference. It's a very small mat
er. We wouldn't have noticed it, but
or the glaring, staring fact that news
s mighty scarce down here, and we
iave to catch at straws to fill up on.
Any one who knows Dr. Fant knows
in to be a two-twenty pounder, and
hat our distinguished and worthy Dr.
3en Mayer, Jr., is just the reverse in
ize. The latter happened in Spartan
)mrg lately in company with Mrs.
ant, and they met at the house of
ev. J. B. Campbell. The latter's lit
le soon mistook Dr. Mayer for Dr.
ant, and remarked : "Why, Doctor,
ow you have zcirrered away." Pretty
ood for the young Campbell.
It is astonishing how green some
>ople are when they first try to talk
hrough the telephone. A fellow in
his town. after answering one of the
offices, didn't know how to "get loose"
rom the phone. IIe rang the bell.
hinking that would be suflicient, and
vas turning away, when he was sur
>rised to hear a voice say: "Well.
rho are you? what do you want?"
le didn't know what office he hsd
ung up, but thought it was the cen
ral. Not knowing what.else to say,
te ventured to mitter. "Disconnect."
t transpired through the transmitter
hat lie wasn't talking to the central
die, and it wasn't his place to ring
or disconnection, anyway. He thinks
te heard a laugh.
Miss Janie Chalmers of Jalapa has
-etutrned from a visit to Clinton.
Miss Lizzie Copeland of Clinton is
ma a visit t ) Jalapa.
Mr. D. Booz"r has left Greenwood
Lad gone into business at Laurens.
Mrs. Dr. S. F. Fant has returned
Mr. N. R. Norris Is visiting Dr.
Mr. Jno. W. Kibler Is clerking at
F. F. Todd's.
Mr. W. M. Lane has returned from
Mr. H. II. Evans has been elected
[ntendant of Laurens.
Cadet Harry H. Blease is reading
.aw in Justice H. H. Blease's office.
Dr. 0. B. Mayer, Jr., has retu:ned
romt Hendersonville and Glenn's.
Mr. J. A. Burton is again at his fa
niliar post at I). B. Wheeler's.
Mr. J. D. Chapman has returned
rom Cross Anchor, accompanied by
Uirs. Charlie Chapman and children.
Mr. J. E. Glenn and daughter, Miss
K:tie, of Helena, have been on a visit
:o relatives at Spartanburg.
Mr. Jodie Hunter has gone back to
;b,e Laurens house of Minter & Jamie
Mi-ses Mamie and Mattie McIntosh
mad Miss Sarah Ramnage have returned
rromn Concord, N. C.
Mrs. Cynthia Mower and M1ess.rs.
WV. T1. Tarrant. M1. Foot, J. Mannm andl
I. liittel have gone North for goods.
Mr. WV. J. Lake has removed to the
mouse lately occupied by Dr. Greene.
und Mr. A. C. Chapman to the house
ust vacatedl by Mr. Lake, and b>ught
>y Mrs. Chapuman.
Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Ropp, who have
othi been very ill, are now at Mrs.
Ropip's father's residence in the coun
;ry. We hope the change will restore
hem entirely to health.
)ur State Fair.*
"Richiland's" (Col. L. A. Ransom)
Dolumbia letter to the Augusta Ch/ron
ele, of a recent date says : "Col. D. P.
Duncan, President, and Col. T. WV.
holloway, Secretary, of the State Ag
'icultural and Mechanical Society, were
a the city to-day, payinug off the con
ractor and emp)loyees engaged at
vork on the splendid exposition build
.ig of the society, now nearing com
pletion. The building will be one of
he largest and handsomest of its kind
n the South, and will cost between
3G,000 anud *7,000. It is a matter of
great pride to South Carolinians that
vhile the societies in other States have
railedl to hold their fairs regularly, the
society in this State makes its annual
fairs better every year, until they are
pronoumnced by strangers eqnal to
those held in the wealthier Western
states. South Carolina is centrally
located between Georgia and North
Uarolin;a, and as those States have not
deld regular annual fairs for some
:ime, would it not be well for them to
anite with South Carolina and hold a
grent Inter-State exposition ?"
Selfishness Is one of the ugliest
traits of character. It Is a pity that so
much of It is seen. We would rather
be as poor as Job's turkey and be gen
arous and kind, than be rich as Cresus
tnd selfish and unkind. A selfish cha
aeater Is despised- by all 'good men,
socially, morally or financially. He
:hinks only of himself, nothing of
neighbor or friend ; he accepts all
kinds of favors and returns none. He
sares not If you are well or sIck, for
whlat matters It If he is well, and his
itomach Is full? This Is all he cares
nr thinks about. His house is not ded
icated wIth the beautiful motto,. "Wel
some to All," simply because you are
not welcome. He would rather have
your room tIhan your company. Save
as from a selfish man. He is a.blot on
the earth, and Is not liked in lis neigh
borhood; In short, he Is unwhiolesome,
eind smells bad, and when he dies he
will be laid away unlamented and for
gotten. We have no use for a seltioh
For September opens with a per
fectly Idyllic steel-engraving. "In
Arcadia; 'Guess Who It I.-?'" The
double-sized fashion-plate is also from
steel, colored by hand. Mrs. Lucy H.
Hooper is "Peterson's" fashion cor
respondent in. Paris: the only on~e, we
believe, who keeps a correspoident
there, hence the fasbions are always
the latest and most stylish. The Ktories
In this number are unusually good,
even for "Peterson," andl range from
love stories like "Lord Avalhon" to
comic ones like "Juba at the Wake,"
and tragic ones like"Greole Blossoms."
Hlow sneh a magazine can be supplied
for only two dollars a year, and mnuch
less to clubs, is a miracle ; we can onily
explain it by its enormous circulation.
Specimens are sent gratis to get up
clubs with. Address Chas. J. Peterson,
1o. SOGi Cahestnut Stret ?hiln&lnhia.
John P. Sloan Commits Suicide.
Froi the 1t+th to the 26th inst. John
P. Sloan. t h; wife murderer, had been
at large. Monday the Governor of
fer:!d a reward of *150 for his appre
hension and convittion. Tuesday morn
ing, just one week from the time of
he first act in this terrible, bloody
tragedy, the sevo:td and final act was
-tummitted The wife-murderer be
camie a sell-nttrderer. An awful se
rucel to a- awful crime, unheard of in
the anals of Newberry. Perhaps it
is bes: tt:at it Atnal+l end :as it tid
that It one who slew his own wife
-hotild be the onet to end his own life.
But be that as i. ntay, John P. Sloa-t is 3
leid. IIe h.ad taken reftt_e o.i the
ingr:ia of the 20th i;t a negri' cabi t
: Grti igio.: ontig's place, in
Laiets Contly. just avro-; the New
Nterry line. lie was seen by :a party
mnd was being pursued, when, tinding
here wa. no <:hance for his escape.
tid rather than be captured. he fell at
thie loint of his own pistol an: inime
liately died, having Jired three times
n his left brea-t. The jury of inquest
rcidered a ver dict in aceorduce with
the :above facts. The r.-mains were
brought by private convi-yance through
he co-ttry Wedueslay and interred
in Rose,nont Cemetery.
This appal;ing murder of a wife and
mi:cide of a husband, is fearful to con
template, for the double tragedy takes
t prominent place in the catalogue of
!rime, and has cruelly wronged and
:rphaned a family of children, leaving
then ith an inheritance of bitter
snd remiors-le;s memories.
It is said that the post-mortem re
realedl the fact that co:tsunption
wtould soon enough have destroyed the
life of Mrs. Sloan.
No man can reach the awful point
that Sloan did, at once. It is by slow
:Jegrecs, yielding to the tempter, that
be comes finally to make evil his
ood and commits the mortal sin. U
What man would imbrue his hands in
the blood of the wife of his bosom,
and then hate his own son with mortal
hatred and breathe out threatuings,un- A
il lie had lost all control of hlins.-lf? h
0 that maatmon, ioloch and dark
passion would give place to generou=
and gentle thoughts and emotions
that must find expression in words and
te:s of sympathy and forgiveness, in r
which the afiections and not the pas- -
sions are eheri=hed.
RESOLUTIONS OF RESPECT.
At a meeting of the Excelsior Steam Fire a
Engiun Company, August 6-h, the under
signed were appointed a committee to draft
Puirable resolutions commemorative of Tiox- t
As EDWAnoD GaBl EKER, and the comm;ttee
preser.t the following:
WuEita.s, God. in His myaterioa. divpen- 2
sations. It is removed fron our company one
of its brighte-t aud most v.lued member-;
therefor-, be it
itesolved, tirst, That in the death of our
friend and fellow-worker, T. E Gatxxxu.
the Newberry Steam Fire Engine Company
has sustaiued a most severe affliction and a
loss that will be long felt and deeply
Resolved, second. That we, the survivors. 2
will ever hold in tend.:r memory this loving
youthful friend and artent helper in the pub
liegood; and that his name be handsomely
inscribed on a page in our Minute Book, and
that our Engine Iouse be draped in mourn
ing, and our membership wear the usual
badge of grief for thirty days.
I--solved, third. That a copy of these res
olutions be tendered the bereaved family.
with our heartfelt sympathy and condo- j
lence and a prayer that God, the All-wiscstnd
All-loving, may ,cor upon their bruised
hearts the oil of consolation which only His
love can give.
Respectfully sub)mit ted.
SAMUEL hi. JoNEs,
EvzusTvr Mi. Evaxs, Coin.
FlASK i-. Lia.
Newberry, S. C., Auog. 20, 1881.
NEwBERRY C. H., S. C.
List of ,adv.-rtised letters for week ending [
Angust 23, 1884:
Abrams, Mi,s P&nnle Hogan, James
Anthony, itev E M Harris. GriffinI
Bird, Wmt Hill. Miss Lou
Bird, Miss Julia Lindsay, Miss M J
C.ildwell, Square L.arkins, Mrs itarriet (
Cannon, Mtary Miller, Mrs Mattie E
Dorroh, Il iss Funnie Nelson, Mrs Cat berine
Ed wards, James -Penn. E-lizab-th
Gamlman, Miss Sallie Patterson, G C
Owen, Miss Alice ;Kibler, Mrs Mary
F.ay, Dr F Luzenberry, WV W
Glvmph, Thos Lake, F P
Gilmer, Mrs Laura Marshall, Anderson 1
llammond. W H Scott, Geo S
Hair, Sam Smith. Mally
Harris, Doc Stratman, A C
Jackson, D.anl Shell, Richard
Jackson, WM Smith. Miss Joe
Jackson, Rev J A ITaylor, Mrs Maggie
Parties calling for letters will please tay
itiadver'i'ed B W 1R0E'I. P V
CLOCKS on eacy terms at
jy 3: 3It R. C. WVIL L .A S'. ]
Post masters are requested to notify
uIs of any inaccuracies in our mall. A
paper may be misdirected, or a paper
may fail to reach the post office, or a (
subscriber umay refnse to take it from
the office. Please inform us of these (
paper troubles. tf
A few doses of Shriner's Indian Verm i
fuge, given in time, may save you many dol
lars in money and the life of your child. For '
sale by Dr. S. F. Faut. it
I have known and watched the use
of Swift's Specific (S. S. S.) for over
fifty years, and niever have known or
heard of its failure to cure any case of 1
Blood Poison when properly taken.
HI. L. DENNARD, Perry, Ga.
Aug. 14, Im.
Glenn's Spring Water, ALWAYS i
FBESH, at Pelham's Drug Store. c
Aug. 34-f r
Various articles at COSTr FOR 30
DAYS, In Fancy Goods and Notions,
at R. C. WILLIAMS'.
jy 3I 3t _______
Mr. Gough on Silk Hats.
"It would be no violation of the
commandment," said John B. Gough,
"if a man were to fall dowtn and - wor
ship the silk hat, for it is not made in I
the lIkeness of anything in heaven, or
on earth, or, in the waters which are
under the earth." Besides it heats the
head and causes the hair to fall off, (
Parker's Hair Balsam will stop ~that
and restore the original color to gray
or faded hair. N'ot oily, not a dye,
beneficial, deliciously perfumed. A
perfect hair dressing. oc. All drug
gists. Aug. 14, 1mn.
Trhe Eldrldge "B" Sewing Maclino
leads the world.
R. C. WILLIAMS, A4gt,
Next door to Z. L. White's,
jy 3l St
A. P. PIFER, Principal.
T HE NEXT SESSION WILL BEGIN
on 17th of Septemnber, 18S4. Course
of instruction as thorough as at any
Female School in the State, while theI
price of Tuition in the Academic,
Music and Art Departments is coim
parativehy low. For particulars in
quire of the Principal, or of S. P.
Bloozer, Sec'r, Newberry, 3. C.
6mF pl"Mi t"Ek
and must be had by the 30th day of June if goods a,
alf price can be any inducement. We are willing to lose
1,500 on the actual New York cost of the goods and still
iake money. On the first day of July we can buy i bank
apt stock of $11,027 67-100 for $5.000 in cash down. and
i that way we make our money. If this plain statemert. '
oes not convince the reader a careful perusal of the foliow
ig prices will enlighten him and get him to thinking that.
cyclone has struck Flynn's and torn it all to pieces, and
ow comes the thunder of our prices that is bound to carry,
rror to our competitors:
doz buttoi+s for 1c. 12 doz for 5c.
doz good buttons for 3c. 2 doz buttons 5 worth 10 per doz.
000 doz buttons 5c. worth 15c. 1000 doz 10 worth 25e
"6 " "t 8c. " 20c. " " 15 " 40c.
Hairpins 1c. per paper. 500 fine Palmetto fans 1c. each
Jersey Gloves, extra long, at a terrible sacrifice.
papers Pins for 5c. 3 balls Sewing Thread for 5c.
Calico 3 3-4, 41-2, 5, 6 1-4, reduced from 5, 61-4, 7, 8c.
k Sweeping Reduction in Dress Goods I
Fancy Dress Muslins 4c. reduced from 61-4.c
" "" 6 1 c . " " 1 0c .
ine Cambric Muslin, fancy colors, 10c. reduced from 15c.
mported Organdies latest styles 12 1-2c. " " 18c.
solid colored Worsted all the new shades at 10c. former
>rice 15c. Fancy Broch's all the latest designs 16, 17 1-2,
,nd 20c. cost 17, 20, 23 1-2c. Summer Mohair in fancy
rixed Shades reduced from 45c. to 25c. Lace Bunting
educed from 25 to 15c. Lama Wool. plaids reduced from
5 to 38c. Nuns Veiling in the newest tints at 17 1.2, 20,
2 1-2c. reduced from 25, 30, 35c. Silk Pongee at 40c. re
~uced from 65c.
In black and mourning goods the slaughter is immense, black Cash
iere marked down from 60, 70, 75, 90, 1.00, 1.25 to 35, 40, 45, 50, 60
Black Hienrnttal reduced from 65 and 90c. to 40 and 55c. Linings and
rimmings to match all the Dress Goods.
Read on, for we have made a clean
weep in Laces, Hamburg edging,
[nserting, Lace Collars, Fichues ties,
lorsets and Hosiery, these goods are
sondemned to go if 50o. on the dollar
>f the former prices will sell them.
.aces and Crochet edging at 1c. per yd. 12 yds. for 10c. Laces at 1j, ?,
,4, 5, 6}, 8, 10, 12}, and 15ce reduced from 3, 4, 6}, 8. 10, 12j, 16j, 20,
5, and 30. Hamburg edging 2, 3, 4, 5,.6k, 8, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40,
5, 50, 60 and 70c. reduced from 4, 6, 81, 10, 12j, 16). 20, 30, 40, 50, 60,
5, 85, 90, 1.00, 1.25 and 1.50. Lace collars, ties and fichues in stock at
aif their former prices. Corsets are bound to go If' 45c. on the dol
sr will clear them; it is strange how this can be done but we are deter
uined to do it and clear the decks to gain our point. White lawn 48
aches wide marked down from 15c. to 8), fine white lawns at 10, 124
5, 18, 20, 22k, redueed from 18, 25, 30, 85, 40 and 50. Ladies Under
eats 35, 40 and 50, from 50, 75 and 1.00. Hosiery In plain and fancy -
olors, full and regular made at a~ forced sale reduction this means busi
In Clothing we make competitors stand I: om under, but
as our space is limited we cannot quote the rrices. Caasi
neres, Bleaching, Towels, Table Linen, Shoes, Shirts, C0l
ars, Ties, and in fact every thing that completes the stock of
Sfirst class store to be found on our counters, at the same pro.
prtion of slaughter prices as the above mentioned goods. If -
sustomers will see to their interest they will call at once
here they can bny as many goods for a ten dollar note as
an be had elsewhere for $18,00,
Chas. 3. Purcell,
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