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THE NEWS OF PROSPERITY.
Mrs. Cronk at Grace Sunday School-Mrs. J. F. Browne's Musical-Personal and Otherwise. Prosperity, January 20.-A very attractive feature at the Sunday -,hool of Grace Evangelical Luth eran church on last Sunday morn ing was the appearance of Mrs. E. C. Cronk, of the Atlanta Luth eran mission. She announced that her talk was especially intended for the children, yet all the school received it with attentive, and as results show, with open minds. She was not here especially to ask for anything, but incidentally men tioned their pian for placing the memerial windows for their pro pose Atlanta chiirch, and Grace Sunday-school pledged one. No effort was inade.tp raise the money then, but four persons have volun teered five dollars each.before leav ing the church. The school district citizens' meet ing came off as scheduled, January 19. It is pleasant to know the in terest The Herald and News has in our general welfare as manifested by having a representative, Mr. J. K. Aull, at the meeting. Mrs. J. F. Browne's musical re cital on last Friday evening at tracted more than the seating ca pacity of the hall. The first*effect was pleasing; the drawing of the curtain presented an array of beauty which appealed to the eye. That which followed and which appealed to the intelligence and musical taste of the audience was not less pleas ing. Rev. W. A. Lutz and Mrs. J. H. Dingelhoef have gone to Salsbury. N. C., to place Mrs. Dingelhoef under expert medical treatment. They may go to Philadelphia. Geo. Lyles, the barber, will build on his lot adjoining the town hall. Mr. Wm. Crumpton has moved into the Bruce house. He has form ed a partnership with Mr. Steel Mrs. J. P. Wise, of Americus, Ga., who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. F. E. Schumpert, has returned to her home. Miss Marie Lorick, of Irmo, is vising the Misses Harmon. Mrs. P. Kennedy, of Due West, is visiting her mother, Mrs. Wither. spoon. Mir. Ira Boland, of Little Moun tain, was in our city this week. Dr. 3. S. Wheeler's new house is now completed and he will move in this week. ST. PAUt-S 1-EMS. Spring Oats Are Being Sown-Fal] .Oats Not Totally Destroyed By Cold---Other Matterst Slighs, January 2 i.-A most ex cellent sermon was preached by Pastor Sligh on last Sunday. Some spi-ing oats are being sown. The fall sowing of oats have been damaged by the recent cold but are not totally destroyed. The St. Paul's grave yard asso ciation have elected the following officers for the ensuing year. Presi dent, W.-S. Seybt; Vice-president, T. A Epting; Secretary, J. C. Aull. The following committees have been appointed by the president: Yard Committee-W. H. Kibler, .G. B. Anil, J. W. Richardson; Soliciting Committee-Lorick Kibler, J. T. Kinard, Albert.Richardson, J. A~. Counts, L. A. Shealy, F. IL. Wicker; Grave Comnmittee--J. J. Epting. Mrs. Margaret Epting and daugh ter, Miss Sudie, have been visiting in the community :at her grand daughter's, Mrs. L. I Epting. Mr. J. J. Kibler is preparing to build a dwelling. . Mr. D B. Wicker is preparing to remodel his house, the old Margaret Kinard place. It is gratifying to note such improvements. They show progress. The Woman's Missionary Socieor will meet with Mrs. R. E. Beden baugh on February 6th, at 3 p. m. A full attendance of members is de,-ired, as officers will be elected for the easuing year. HIGHEST PRICE SINCE WAR. Cotton Went Up Nearly To 15 On Wednes 'day--Five Million Bales Were Sold. New York, January 20.-Cotton prices surpassed all previous records since civil war time again today when March sold at 14.48. May at 14.54 and July at 14.61. Sales estimated at 5,000,000 bales. An Apt Quotation. The readiness of repartee of Thomas B. Reed- was never better illustrated than on one occasion when he went to visit a friend who lived at the top of a long and narrow flight of stairs. Half way up Reed missed his footing and fell to the bottom. His friend, hear ing the racket. rushed to'the door and shouted down the semidarkness of the hall. "Who iN thaty*' "'Tis Eiser rolling rapidly." drawled the man from Ilaine as he picked him self up. Chickweed. Like the plantain. which the Indians called "tie white man's foot" because it sprang up wherever the whites pene traed. the chickweed seems to fullt,w the track of the white colonist, and in New Zealind the 'maoris call it. "the mark of the paleface." The little flow er is a sort of barometer. It opens when fine weather is coming, remains closed if rain is in the air. Both Artistx. "My pa." said the blind man's boy. "can tell dimes from pennies and nick els from quarters by just feeling of them." "Huh," replied old Hardphist's son. "that's nothing' My pa can tell the difference by the smell"-Chicago Ree ord-Herald. STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, COUNTY OF NEWBERRY-IN COMFON PLEAS. Francis L. Britt, Plaintiff, aguinst EzylphiaGauntt, Dolly Brogden, Eliza Gunter, Polly Gunter, Alfred Gauntt, Jacob Gauntt, Mrs. Rish, John Lindsay, Henry Lindsay, Fan ny Lindsay, Eliza Ann Killough, Martha Ann Johnson, Eloise Mat thews, the heirs at law of Henry Gauntt, and the heirs at law of Isreal Gauntt, whose names and places of residence are unknown to the plaintiff. Defendants. Summons for Relief. [Complaint filed.] Y OU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to answer the com plaint in this action which is filed in the office of Clerk of Court for said county, State aforesaid, and to serve a copy of your answer to the said complaint on the subscriber at the law office of Lam bert W. Jones at Newberry, South Carolina, within twenty days after the service hereof; exclusive of the day of such service; and if you fail to answer th opaint within the time afore said, the%plaintiff in this action will apz ply to the Court for the relief demand ed in the comlaint. LLAMBERT W. JONES, Plaintiff's Attorney. [J. F. J. CALDWELL,] Iof Counsel Dated Oct. 18, A. D. 1897. T, the Defendants, Eliza Gunter, Polly Gunter, MN's. Rish, also the heirs at law of Henry Gauntt and heirs at law of Isreal Gauntt, whose names and places of residence are unknown to tePlaintiff: Take notice that the complaint in this action tgther with the summons, of which the oreging is_acopy, were filed with the Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas, for Newberry County, in the State of South Carolina, on the fourteenth day of October, A D. 1899. LAMBERT W. JONES, Plaintiff's Attorney. Newberry, S. C. , SUTHi ~RN R ITHis C":AT RAiLWAY RUi Nte rJ Fill Setlement ad Bschre. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT we will make a final settlement of the estate of George Doninick, de ceased, in the Probate Court for New berry County, S. C., on Friday, the 26th day of February, at 11 o'clock in the forenoon, and thereafter apply for letters dismissory. JOHN W. DOMINICK, GEORGE P. DOMINICK, and JOHN B. HUNTER, As executors of 'Geo. Dominick, ded'd. Shaking Randm at French Funeral. A niost painful custom at French funerals is the posting at the exit door of the church wherein the ceremonies take place of the male head of the de ceased person's family, the widower or the eldest son or brother, whose duty it is to shake hands with every i,erson who has been present at the ob sequies when once they are over and people are going away. It is not eti quette for the gentleman to speak to anybody, but if he is moved to tearn his weeping is considered a most ap propriate action. For First-Class Norfolk OYSTERS, (Served in any Style.) Steak, Game, Deviled Crabs, Or a good meal of any kind, go to JONES' Restaurant. WHITE.... YELLOW .R ED.2........ And MUL TIPLY I NC ONION SET.S At MAYES' DRUG.... AMLWAY -: 3 HROUCGH A A CR SERVIEJ GENERAL GORDON'S REMINISCENCES OF The Civil War is considered one of the best works on the subject. We are agents for it here and will be glad to take your order for a copy. Gilder, Weeks& HuqIter, The Right Drug Store, Newberry S. C. HAVE YOU GOT'A KEY? Do You Need A Pair of Shoes? IF SO APPLY TO O. KLETTN.ER. We Now Hove Our New Store READY TO RECEIVE OUR CUSTOMERS and are offering the small stock of HATS AND TRIMMINGS left over at astonishingly LOW PRICES. In fact, we let you set the price, and nobody leaves the store without a bargain. However, this is not all that we have to show you. Our buyer, Mrs. J'ohnstone, is novw in New York perfecting the arrangements for our Dressmaking Departfisitt and for the two months that she stays there she will keep our store supplied with all the latest thjngs in NECK WEA R, VEILS & BELTS.A Everything new and pretty that can be found and New York is th-e place to find it. The Riser MiIlinery Comnpany Last store on Main Street formerly!occupied by H . E. Todd. ar.tius