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inidertakitig businiess. The Ton
sorial Parlor is last, bIut not least.
PROSP'ERIT'lY'S I NDUlST R .
'11,e Prosperity G iinI Ig and
Mautitfacturing Co., clmrtered, have
a spleidid roller imill. grist iill
aid two steamli gillIterlcs, ;111 h;test
jimproved luiacllnery. ''he Prs
perity Catillery has a plant that
turns ont -.,(( cans pur (iy. S J_
Fercl-'s til aid sheet ir l
A . R Ia
do a good business. 1,. K. Bedell
baugh does watch-making and re
pairing. S. M. Mattlhews makes
and repairs furniture, pictuire
frames, banisters, etc., at his cabi
net shop. Jan( McClod mI nkes
as nice a shoe as any workman.
And there are tw o black-mith aid
wheelright shops here.
A. V. 11.
Prosperity Lodge No. I i. \. F.
Ml. is the only secret societv in the
town. It was organl soon afte
the w har. Te loure is now in 1
most flourishing conditiol, h1viNgill
illitiated( a large number of new
and young members the past few
years. I ts meIetinugs are held1 S.it ur
(lay night b)efore full moon ini each
The Colutibia Newberry 1
Iticirens Railroad, now a part of tIl
A- C. 1,. svstel l, a teat depo
aId does a.I good passentger aI(
freilight uinItess at Prosperitv. M r
11. C. loseyx. was this road's firs
presidet, and is now Vice preSi
leion n'di ng loca(11)(IIl I cut)~I'i
iT h athe d piI.ro -rt
is iII clarge of NI r. J -ranIIk IIrowic
who is thoroughly capacitated fo
the business. The depot of thi
r(a.Id is always ill pretty Condition
The SotIthernI gets her share of th
freight aInd passenger traffic at thi
T I I P- G RA 1)1- D SC I 1100 1..
Tell( Prosperity Iigh School xw:
e-tablished inl Is-(), and undcr th
e.1licienit Il.-,iaagellent of dilfere1
pi incipals di(d nble work in educa
ing and elevating the rising gel
erati,wi. Prf(). N. -'. A Ill was i
;ist faitlifil an(I eflicient principa
A ear ago tle high school mlerge
into a graded school, with fr<
tuitioni ine mronuths ini the vea
P rof. J . 1''. Shierard, of Anlderso
--a pincipal for~ thle session wi<
__ MA R
pne in0yo hsya. Th
the success achijeved inl the waly of
gsedu t i
Th le .\"sociate Refortnied preish v
terIian Church,ij a ictur ofICU whi chi
aper on)I SI l thlis page, is the lar g est
andi handolues1iCt hoi use of worsh5lip
here. Thle chu trch wats orgaizedL(
by Rev. Jainica Rodges ini 1802.
Mlanyv pastors haive filled its plp1it
fromi thent till now. Rev. A. C.
rKirkpatrick, tihe p)resent pasltor, is
e fat f .
t-bilK18 t -a deiatdb
Rev.c \\1 I Hly, andi ev . Smi1 ith- i
italcwas it lirs ~t peatr The ei urcha
- was remoitdeledl inl 1878 anid its nauine
ebanIiiiged to G race Chu irch. Rev.
e Smuil. T. Iilallmuani was its last pas
-* tor. TI'he preCsen t pastorii is Rev.
i. WX. 11. HIiller. G race Church has
Iia la rgce minhersip of1 earni est
My Maryland, XX:
S bS I
RES l alSEC. D)
\\'ightiman ChapIl is tle namlie of
the NIethodist Ch urcI h, and was
built il 1881, being a 'nrt of what
was known as t1h "HethMesda' Con
gregat ion mIIa yI years ago1. Rev.
\V. 11 . A ria iI is no)w tie e.1licieit
ani d earnecst pastor.
Pro"sperity 11aptit Church was
organi?.ed il 1-88.1. The colgrega
tionl had no house of worship until
1888, when the present concrete
edifice was completed. Rev. j. \ .
Blanton1o, tle present pastor, is a
E. H. LESLIE.
Contractor and Builder.
''he g'eneral pr1sperit y and com
ileicial i 1porta iice of a City are, in
a large degree, reflected by the
character of its buildings, whether
(Ised for business, mantifacturing or
resideiices, anmd juidginug by this
stand(a rd Newberry mayii well la v
claimii to having so;ne of' thle mlost
AND) CURER~S OF
-- - X.
3rial Gin, XX.
Juniper Gin, X.
Iealltifill aid si bst' ntia l billildinlgs,
whii, fo(~ the se\'eral uIses fo'
wht ic tltev were desigied, are 1111"
sitrEassetl 1Iv Ill\ city (of a Sillillar
si/c ill tile Stlte of Sollill C rolill.
Tlti aeliteetitial )eilIt V ()f its
puic e inildlillg a-ind pI-liMe I*'Si -
deliccS strol.l ic-lltctl, tle skill
anid tari,tic ta4t.4 m l iiCet te s
i ll I)lildlets ;Nv1Il1 m llin 1ilc
Ull )V a Ili lier pt) I mli li I1I Pn i,)p lL
\'f tllv i. l i .. I I. ,x liv.
t l lr.. tt. c ilt ci his) vcmtr h c Is il
clitlg. I i l Ihsi nescs icI III, iWil
acei l1 Ili ll;o, fil Ink k -1;1. ('|t.d
I S r, i t. It >re l :I, Ie I e it. i dc 1 11111tit-1 ,
lee ille s li leiti t l by f tle k. liluctless
III Ser-VICeS lMVC\ ' Ceel III AIU IVe dI(
11 l1.11, lidta I ) (t f til e hilet
V.I tt CI-1iti od C the 'SII he ilClit\' ill-C
})Liitisreitteetil the ty a re
thl(.e rev"llt ( i ko t e f fo r tt I IlI,
r11110lig Wi h il iv e 11e t a iled
tile handsot e lesideill"cts AIf C ;Is.
.\. \ est, to . .\. Kin and, CaI pt.
(Sililard and i 1. ie ', T it vs I. I ll
I,erlierectd the baiatifll h es
of wiip 1 us eCd bI the Mt Il)ietIdi ts
and 1,vhean11 of th \'eWCSt SIdIL.
tlst ratin oiff these build(uings ap
e)Cr11 iln tyO ta ICilt
alike o tte COngegltionS ad the
lr. L,eslie estimlates on any work
in his lin e and exeCuteS all1 tork
enitrustedI to his inl a pitipt and
reliable 1linner, always fitifuillyt
diering to specificat iols and terlie
of cltract. I le gives uiployllient
to framin fifteenl to thlirt v Skifled
workilenl, according to seasonl. il r.
I,eSlit has 1 I ICIe hg ged in his
p)resen It voca tion sinc boy(- hoo( d .
I l was born inl Pickens County,
o. C.. ni d inl th lulcvd to
'lirells, and was for sevwen years
associatedr with his brother il Con
t ract i ni that town. Comning to
Newberry inl li he entered the
eIlo)l)y of \\. T. )avis N. as
sulh)er lltelldelit (if iltside \wfmck 'dl
'ei 1 1 ill 1:l t Cal;I tac . ti i o Iti lic
CllIrI),1kedi ill lI1llSilleI MI hll , "Wil)\
ace, '1lpt. I )I11ilig 1li. tilmle Il.' w\ .,
-wig s tl- IIll'lie di tctt ee elle d w,k
()f emt)lil111 tlie P'i)\ tcl i;ill
Chuirch, G'Praded scehoo(l building
aid the reuthidenCS f 1IrS.G
Knd Renwick and GI. S. .\mver.
\1r. I,Ceslie IS ind(IS11rIIuS Olld IWrSe
\'erillig Ind cmttlg lye)isciciltif)[Is
in ll hi11 busnes reSHCS lations.
cwhirU ly \V(W(id be I ())( h'l(e -
tiwn IfOr :a hat fa,clorv.
The Opportunities affilrded by