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SHIO TO ED lEN.
10 B PuACBED IN THE OPERA HOUSE
by Special Request Rev. W. J. Snyder, of
Cmna, Will Preach to tBurgel Tribe,
Cateechee Council, Pocahontas, I.
0. R. N., and Their Friends.
By special invitation, Rev. W.
J. Snyder, of the South Carolina
Conference, pastor of the Clifton
Circuit, will on Sunday afternoon,
at 3:30 o'clock, in the city opera
house, preach a special sermon to
the members of Burgell Tribe, No.
24, and Catechee Council, Poca
hontas, No. 3, Improved Order of
Rev. Snyder has been a member
of Conference for eight years. He
was born in Beaufort county and
graduated at Wofford College in
1894. He is strictly a fraternity
man, being a member of the Ma
sonic, Red Men and Odd Fellow
fraternities. He is a congenial
gentleman. a deep thinker and a
fine speaker. He has often been
called upon to preach sermons to
these orders and has always re
sponded with pleasure, imparting
words of. wisdom and much food I
for thought to. the brethren.
The members of the two lodges
will attend in full regalia, The
public is also invited and will be
A *ISSOItY SERMON.
kT. A. G. beckwlth Preaches an Able
Seran to te Csfrence.
One of the deepest and most im
preve sermons during the Con- 1
ference was preached yesterday af
ternoon by Rev. John G. Beck
with, of Barnwell. It was purely
a missionary sermon, and was
greatly enjoyed not only by the
members of the Conference,. but
by th. large number of visitors
pemet. Mr.. Beckwith is one of
-the hightest young ministers in1
Prftgram fr Today. j
et~a. m-Devotional Services.
to a. rn--General Business.
o:3 p. rn-Adjourn.
4 P. rn-Preaching, ,Rev. W.
- p p.mAniesr of the
Coference Missionery, Society
Addresses by Rev. J. M. Lander
and D. C. L. Reid.
Csmlk Methodist -
9o3 a. mn., Love Feast.
-ar.o0 a. in., preaching, Bishop
W. W. Dunican.
- daiuation of Deacons.
3-30 p. mn., preaching, Dr. Geo.
Qrdinatiou of Elders.
ONeafl Street Methodist
st.0o a. mn., preaching, Rev. J.
7.oo p. m., preachilng, Dr. W. 1
F W. Danie1.
rz.oo a. in., preaching, Dr. J.
7-30 P. mn., preaching, Rev. C. 1
West IEnd Baptist
thoa. mn., preaching, J. E.
7o p. mn., preaching, Rev.
Wn. Aiken Kelly.
Larn Chnrch of the Redeemer
it.oo a. mn. preaching, Dr. M.
7.30 p. mn., preaching, Dr. J.
'4.oo p. mn., preaching, Rev. E.
iz.oo a. m , preaching, Rev.
W. A. Massabeau.
.7.80 p. in, preaching, Dr. W.
Associate Reformed Presbyterian
r r.oo a. mi., preaching, Rev. J.
3 oo p. mn, preaching. Rev.
. Dove Tiller.
3-00 p. mn., preachiag, Rev. C.
r r.oo a. mn., and 7.30 p. im.,
Rev. Marvin Auld.
3-30 p. in., preaching, Rev. W.
3. Snyder. By special re
quest a sermon to the Red
Since last May 630 new mem
bers have been enrolled in this
State in the Odd Fellows lodge.
J. Marion" Davis of this city is
a rand master.
Conference Personals. "
Rev. John E. Beard, during his h
twenty-one years spent in the great is
cause to which he has devoted his b
life, has been faithful and true. He h
is a practical and forceful preacher, g
and has brought hope and cheer t
into many a soul groping in dark- H
ness. A kind and attentive pastor,
he is beloved by the people whom tf
he serves, and success attends his a
efforts. He is now located at Pen- C
Rev. Geo. M. Boyd is a native pc
of Newberry connty, a son of the fe
sainted "Uncle Mark" Boyd. He p<
is a most pleasant gentleman, a ti
sympathetic pastor. and an earnest X
REV. G. if. W A
?reacher. His first charge was H
vew Hope church, on the Newber- lig
y Circuit. He has been a mem- to
er of Conference for thirty-two
Fears, and his labors have been suc- R
:essful. For the past two years he w
as been serving Chester Circuit. be
Rev. E. T. Hodges, who is a pC
nember of Conference and attend- an
ng the session here, is a native of th
vewberry, and a brother of Pro- po
ate Judge W. W. Hodges. He co
s recognized by his associates as a tir
trong and fervent preacher. In cis
REV. M. M1. B
ocial life he is pleasant and amia- C
le, and has been popular wherev- fo:
r he has gone. He is now presid
ng Elder of the Columbia District. F
Rev. A. R. Phillips, who has te1
een serving the Circuit at Horeb, uri
as been a member of the Soutb w:
irolina Conference, serving cir- pe
uits for nine years. He seems to
e a man of strong physique, good
nental ability and great spiritual th
oce. The charges he serves are tr<
Rev. M. M. Brabham was one he
f the quiet and faithful workers th
REV. M1. B. I
of the Conference, but owing to p.
feeble health has been on the super- R
annuated list for several years,
though he is still a young man.. He
was on the Newberry Circuit in ti
886 9, and while here made many c<
friends. His last wife was Miss 1:
Fannie C. Cannon of this county. a
"Rsv. Melvin Bookman Kelly is tl
one of the srongest and most pop- h
lar young preachers in our Con
:rence," says Rev. Mr. Watson in
is book, and we have no doubt it
true. As a young man in New
rry reading law some years ago
a made many friends who are
atified at the success he has at
ined as a minister of the Cross.
e is a son of Rev. Jno. W. Kelly,
ho was popular as the pastor of
e Newberry Circuit some years
;o. He was received into the
nfereuce on trial in 1889 and
Ls steadily advanced until now he
)lds one of the best and most im
)rtant appointments in the Con
rence. He now holds the ap
>intment to the Anderson Sta
)n. In 1891 he was married to
iss Adella F. Sartor of Union.
S~ friends in Newberry are de- I
hted at his success and are glad n
see him looking so well.
Lev. Geo H Waddell's first charge
Ls as junior pastor on the New
rry Circuit in 1885. Since that c
ae he has filled many of the im- t
rtant stations in the Conference t
d was the first superintendent of b
Epworth Orphanage. This e
sition he had to give up on ac
mnt of failing health, but con- a
ues with the institution as finan- I
I agent up to this meeting of b
mference. He did faithful work 4
ev. J. B.Traywick returnedyester
y from the bedside of his daugh
.in Chester, and while she has
dergone a sevese operarion she
is doing as well as could be ex
Rev. W. A. Rogers, chairman of
a Epworth League Board in
ducing Dr. DuBose referred
ichingly to one who was with
em one year ago, and whose *
ar was very much in the work of
e Epworth League, but who has
Aselotegea eod h
is49d to the gratey atod the
ar he went to Virginia and joined
ie army serving as a member of
1e 13th regiment. After the war
. retuned, to tis county and en
gaged in farming. In 1972 he wi
licensed to preach and in 1874 f
was admitted to the Conference o
trial. His labors have been ea:
nest and successful. His frienc
in Newberry county are gratifie
REV. J. C. COUNTS.
Lt the success which he has at
ained as a soldier of the cross
.n this war he displays the sam,
launtless courage which character
zed him as a Confederate soldier
ADMISSION TO CONFERENCE.
he Names of Those Taken In On Tria
The names of those admitted al
he session yesterday, under thi
uestion, "Who shall be admittec
n trial?" are as follows: W. S
lenry, Marvin Auld, G. T. Har
ion, Jr., N. L. Prince, W. L
tualt, P. C. Garris.
Keeping Their Secrets.
The Bishop and his cabinet are
:eeping the appointments ver3
lose. No preacher has any intima.
ion as to what his fate may be a:
> work next year. He knows ii
e has had four years in his pres
at field that he must pack up anc
iove, but where he is to be sent i!
mystery which he can not solve.
is well, because there can ther
e no kicking in advance.
At a meeting of the trustees of
pworth Orphanage held yesterday
ie Rev. W. B. Wharton was
~-elected superinitendent. It was
cided to do away with the office~
financial agent and these duties
ere devolved on the superintend
at. The superintendent is given
bookkeeper to assist in the work
The bicycle riders are beginning
> get somewhat perplexed, as it is
hispered around by some that ere
mng the bicycle "must go"-from
(NEE SUIITS TO BE I
This is the selection as w~
verstocked on this line of Sui
nake short work of them in th
is before the holidays come in
FHESE PRICES ARE
3.75 Suits cut to $2.50.
5.50 Suits cut to $3.50.
This is the greatest oppor
3othing of splendid quality at
Special attention is calle<
leen's Neckwear. Look at
The Prettiest Assort
Ls REV. THOS. G. H ERBERT WORSE
e The End of the Man of God Expected
Is Last night Rev. W. I. Herber
d who had just returned from ti
bedside of his father, the Re
Thos. G. Herbert, received the fc
"Come first train. Your fath
Mr. Herbert left last night, at
it is not expected that the agi
minister*will last many hours. M
Herbert is a native of Newberi
county and has many relatives
this county who will regret to lea1
of his se. ious condition. As stat<
before he leaves as a heritage to b
Church three worthy sons up<
whom his mantle has fallen at
who are prominent and active met
bers of the Conference.
VAIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
Newberry is full-of preachers.
Sheriff Buford returned froi
The Carnival committess will t
. appointed in a few days.
The Mayor says town taxes mui
be paid by the ioth instant.
Things were unusually quit
1 around the court house yesterday.
Two dog fights created quite
comotion on Main street late yei
One or two of the arc lights be
yond Scott's creek seem to persii
in not burning.
The Corner Drug Store has
window display of ffreworks, gi,
ing it somewhat of a Christmas a:
Yesterday was a beautiful da;
compared with the two or thre
preceding it. The weathe
cleared up considerably cooler.
Several members of Conferenc
had to leave yesterday for their re
spective homes. Several on ac
count of sickness in their family.
Supt. E. S. Werts is lookini
forward to the meeting of th
Teachers' Association on the r3th
with a grert deal of pleasure. H
desires that every teacher in th
county be present.
FAKES ITS MARK AROUND THI
LI.World. Satisfaction given o
money refunded. Prices of Pens, $2.50
$3.00, $4.00 and $5.00. For sale by
REV. JOHN L. RAY, Agt.
I3%&O, s. c.
*Place of sale during conference,
SUNDAY SCHOOL ROOM
;LSED OuIT AT COSTI
e look at it. We are somewha
ts, and we have determined t<
e short days that are now upor
LESS THAN WHOLE
$4.75 Suits cut to $3.25
$6.50 Suits cut to $4.50
tunity of the season to get Boys
prices almost next to nothing.
I to our Window Display of Gen
it, aud you will see it contain:
ment and Best Styles
Our cost sale
been in pro
gress for the
been a won
And many people
have been made happy
by being perfectly fit
r ted with Up-to-date
e Clothing at the cheap
- est price consistent
with the most excellent
;quality of Goods ever
sold in the city. Those
Swho have failed to take
advantage of this op
portunity would call
early and see what
we have for them.
Our stock of Prince
Alberts for preachers
will interest the mem
'bers of the South Caro
t lina Conference. - We
have them to please
and at prices that will
'Underwear i hosierU!
This line is com
plete and U p-to-date in
every particular. We
would like to have the
people of the county
examine this assort
YOURS TO PLEASE,
The best sight in town
is our Handsome Stock
of Holiday Goods which
includes the pick of the
market fn Bright, Fresh,
New Styles, and Novel
ties for the Christmas
Season, and we are
waiting to show it to you.
It will give you new ideas
to see our Holiday line.
It is easy to select from
because it contains
everything to make
people happy whether
they are young or old.
Christmas Gifts and
plenty of them are ready
and waiting for your in
spection, To look
through our Line is a
pastime. To price the
Goods is a pleasure. To
possess them is a privil
ege. Come and see the'
best in town in the new,
the novel and the beati
ful. It is the stock to
please the many and
save the money of all
who come. You'll trade
with us simply because
you can't duplicate the
goods- or the prices in
your wants may be we
can meet them with the
most desirable and satis
factory selections. Our
attractive Holiday Dis
play awaits your inspec
tion. We are glad to
welcome visitors and
pleased to show our
goods. We are glad to
have you come and look
whether you buy or not.
Hayes' Book Store.
P. S. We sell Waterman's
Pens, Bagster's Bibles at
from $1.00 up, Bound Books
at from 10c. up.
MAYES' BOOK STORE.
Styles and Sizes
and in the most beauti
ful designs now on exhi
bition at W. S. Melton's.
Prices extremely low.
Just the thing for Holi
China and Glassware of
all descriptions, and all
the descriptions are
beautiful. Prices to suit
the humblest and most
exalted at W. S. MELTON'S,
W. S. MELTON'S
Store is a thing of beauty
and a joy to all those
seeking Holiday Pres
ents, made so by the
beautiful line of exquis
ite Lamp, China, and
Glassware in his store.
It is a rare treat just to
look at his stock.
"Just the Thing
that I want for " is
the comment made by
everyone seeking Xmas
Presents in the shape of
Lamps and Chinaware
who visits W, S. Melton's store.
The beauty of it is that all
of the above lines of China and
Glassware are to be sold at ac
i1 W. White's Old Stand.