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The Movements of Many People
Newberrians and Those Who
Dr. J. P. Duckctt. formerly of thit
city, now of Anderson. is in Newbei
I'Miss Lillian Irby, who has beer
visiting fr'ends in this city, returne<
*to her home at Laurens yesterday
George T. Bryan, of Greenville
is in the city.
Mr. M. A. Malone, of Columbia
was in Newberry yesterday.
Mr. J. M. Born, of Atlanta, is ir
Rev. W. L. Seabrook returned fron
VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
Many Newberry Masons will b<
-present at the meeting of the Po
maria Lodge, at Peaks, on Saturday
night, when the entered apprentices
and fellow craftsmen's degree will b<
conferred. A banquet will be held
The Santa Claus company, unlim
ited, has opened a branch office a
the Corner Drug store. Gilder, Weeks
& Hunter are the representatives o
the cheerful old saint, and the lisi
of gifts on exhibition is equal to tha
formerly carried personally by Santa
before he went into the trust business
and established branch houses.
Dr. Crimm, the eye specialist, wil
be in Prosperity, at the Wise hotel
-on Monday, December ig, unti
twelve p. m. Those who desire tc
consult him are requested to call as
early as possible.
Rev. W. B. Lindsay, of Memphis
Tenn., will preach in the Thompsor
Street A. R. P. church, on Sunday
morning, at eleven.
Mr. L. W. Floyd met with a painfu
but not serious accident a few days
ago, when a sign-board fell from its
fastening and struck him upon th<
head while he was standing directly
underneath. Mr. Floyd was pain
iully bruised, but there were no ser
Wm. E. Pelham & Son announc<
that they have a few very fine ful
dinner sets left which will be sold foi
ten per cent. less than usual price
They are :he very best quality o:
The fire department horses ar<
showing up finely under the stimulus
of the snappy, wintry air. They
make a noble appearance, and one o:
which Newberry may be justly proua
John Andrews, the .olored mar
who was; cut across the hand by th<
machinery in the Southe-n Cotton oi
mill a couple of weeks; ago, becam<~
worse, and it at last became necessary
to amputate the injured member. Th<
tperation was performed by Drs. 0
B. Mayer and W. G. Houseal
S. B. Jones advertises that he has
completed his assortment of Christ
mas goods according to the splen
did taste and judgment of his majes.
ty; the inimitable Santa Claus. A1
Mr. Jones' are toys in endless and
bewaildering variety, a veritable chil
The ladies of the Lutheran Chur:cl:
of the Redeemer wish to extend theni
eh'anks to the friernde and to t. e
.al public. wI' > ..o ma:er'it , aider
in making their recent niot suppel
and entertainment ., marked success
Clarence Sumter colored, v:as pul
out of the opera house on Tuesda:.
night for being d.so~crderly. He wa'
tried in the mayor's court and fined
Hon. Gco. S. Mower. wershipfu:
master of Amity T.odge, No 87, has
returned from Charleston where h<
-was in atte ndancc ti on the granc
The Newherry nmembners of thC
Oasis Temple Shrine are lokhm fir
ward with pleasure to the gatheriuc
of the Shriners which will bheH i
Charlotte, N. C.. on the 2Ath in4t
It is quite probable that Newherry
will furnish several candidatecs.
The merchants seem to have en
tered into a friendly contest to se
who can place before the gaze of the
public the most beautiful window
Let the good work keep on.
The Mayes Book Store is utilizing
an entire page of this issue of The
Herald and News to tell the publi<
of the infinite variety of gifts on ex
hibition on the shelves of that up-to
date establishmen:. It will pay any
careful Christmas buyer to look ove1
-the goods and prices very carefully
before making the holiday purchases
There are some fine pieces at reas
-onab1e ndr honest prices.
KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS.
Annual Election of Officers Held on
Newberry Lodge, No. 73, Knights
of Pythias, held its annual ciection;
t)f oflicers on Tuesday night. The
election resulted as follows:
Chancellor Commander-Geo. B.
Vice Chancellor-A. H. Booth.
Prelate-S. J. Derrick.
Master of Work-A. J. S. Lang
Keeper of Records and Seals-C.
Master of Exchequer-J. A. Black
Master at Arms-H. B. Wells.
Inner Guard-W. P. Smith.
Outer Guard-W. F. Ewart.
The elements seem to have conspir
ing to make the fag-end of the week
as disagreeable as possible, and who
ever is unfortunate enough to be
compelled to go abroad is convinced
that the unruly elements have suc
ceeded. On Wednesday night the
sleet and rain began to fall at about
dusk, and they froze to the ground
as fast as they fell. During the night
it remained cold and by morning the
ice was covered by a thin coating of
snow. The sky continues lower
ing and there is fair promise of foul
The election of mayor of Newber
ry, commissioner of public works,
and aldermen, was .held on Tuesday.
The result, a foregone conclusion ex
cept as to the exact number of votes
failing to each candidate, was as fol
Geo. B. Cromer for -mayor, 158.
W. F. Ewart for commissioner of
public works, 157.
L. C. Pitts alderman from Wardi ,
Wm. Johnson alderman from Ward
Van Smith alderman from Ward
J. J. Langford alderman from
Ward 4, 20.
J. B. Leonhardt alderman from
WVard 5- 57
No more suitable present for
Christmas or New Year can be found
than a Stetson hat or a pair of Ban
ister's Shoes at A. C. Jones'.
Contributions For Charity.
With the bitter cold of winter al
Iways comes the call of the destitute
and needy for aid. The city officiah
have frequent calls for charity from
poor unfortunates, and because there
is no public fund in their hands for
this purpose the necessary help can
no: be extended. Acting Mayor
Van Smith and Clerk T. 0. Stewart,
Jr.. state that if there are any per
sons desirous of making contribu
tions for such a purpose they will be
ready and willing to receive such
Ifunds and to dispose of them to the
best of their ability. This is not
a request for charity or a solicitation
either on the part of the town officers
or on that of the newspaper, but
merely a statement that such funds
will be received if anyone desires to
make the donation.
Dispensary Affair in Saluda.
Them management of dispensary af
ia:rs 'in Saluda county has been in
s.omewhat of a tangle because it was
not known when the new legislature
delegation should become responsible
for the appointment of officers. The
old legislative delegation recommend
ed the appointment of George E:her
idg~e anud the new delegation recomn
medI I he applojinte df J. V.
stt boaLrd of directors. asked the ad
v'-e of th e ofnce of the attorney gen
- N d w info rmned in an official
opinion that the new legislative del
egation is resp)onsible for appoint
ments to vacancies occuring after the
\londay~ followving the election at
w h i time the terms of the mem
bers of the legislature begin accord
ing to article 3. sec:ion 10. of the con
The jnry of inquest in the Hughes
case, at Trenton. after :aking two
or three hoturs of testimony, reached
a verdict that the Hughes family
came to death at the hand of parties
RELEASED ON BAIL.
Joe Sims, Colored, Charged With
Killing John Rikard, Colored,
Released on $500 Bond.
Joe Sims. colored, charged with
the killing of John Rikard, colored,
in No. ii township, has been grant
ed bail in the sum of S5oo. His at
torney, Hon. Cole. L. Blease, appear
ed before Chief Justice Y. J. Pope,
at chambers, on Monday evening. on
a writ of habeas corpus. Attorney
Beneral U. X. Gunter represented the
state. Bond was fixed in the sum of
$500. This amount was raised on
Tuesday, and the defendant was re
leased from the custody of the sheriff.
The following account of the kill
ing appeared in a recent issue of The
Herald and News:
John Rikard, colored, died on De
cember 7 as the result of a gunshot
wound inflicted by Joe Sims, colored,
during the progress of a negro party
at the house of George Sims, colored,
on the Werts place in No. ii town
ship, on Sunday morning, November
20. Sims has been lodged in the
It appears from the testimony tak
en at the enquest held by Magistrate
Suber that a number of negroes were
gathered at George Sims' house on
Saturday night, November ig, for a
party, which continued until an early
hour Sunday morning. At about 3
o'clock Sunday morning, it is stated,
Joe Sims walked out of the house
with a shotgun in his hands, and a
few moments later an explosion was
heard and John Rikard, who with
several companions was near a fire
which had been built in the yard,
was wounded. Nobody seems to have
heard any words. Sims, the negro
who did the shooting, later stated to
Magistrate Suber that he was work
ing with his gun, and that the shell
was exploded accidentally. Rikard
sent for Magistrate Suber, about a
week after he was shot and s,ated:
"Boss, I believe Joe Sims shot me for
'bigoty.' " *
The verdict at the inquest was that
Jno. Rikard came to his death as the
result of a gunshot wound inflicted
at the hands of Joe Sims on Novem
THE LYCEUM COURSE.
Mendelssohn Quartette Company En
thusiastically Received By
Before a large and appreciative
audience the Mendelssohn Quartette
company made its appearance in
Newberry for the first time Wednes
day night. The organization was
preceded to Newberry by the most
favorable notices from the press in
all sections of the country and it
was with the expectation of hearing
something far above the ordinary
that the people gathered, practically
lling the large auditorium in spite of
the effect of miserable weather and
counter-attractions in the city. From
the moment the program opened un
til the very end of the entertainment
the members of the organization held
the close attention of an audience
which received each number with
genuine -and hearty applause. The
program itself was carefully selected
from the best composers and at the
same time was calculated to please
the popular ear. The rendition was
perfect. The musical part of the
progranm was delightfully inter
spersed by child impersonations by
Miss Maugerite Smith, of the famous
Smith sisters, said to be the most
:alented exponent of child impersona
ton who has ever appeared before
the public. She was received enthu
iastically on Wednesday night. The
program was as follows:
-- To Arms.." ilosmner-Mendels
>. Song-'The Inudifferent MIari
ner." Bnllard-M r. Alkire.
. Pesnto-Mrurt Smith
4. (a.) "Persian Serenade." Jones;
(b.) "Up! Sailor Buy." Protheroe
Cell'; Solo. Selected-Mr. Yarn
6. Song-"Wait," Bowers-Mr.
7. "Massa's In De -Coldl. Cold
Ground." Arranged-M enlelssohnis
. Personation-Maugerite Smith.
. "Sun of My Soul." Mascagni,
adapted to the celebrated Intermez
zo from Cavalleria Rusticana-Men
A GOOD COMPANY.
Peruchi-Gypsene Company Playing
Week's Engagement-Well Re
ceived in Newberry.
This week Jhe Peruchi-Gysene
company is playing a six night en
gagement in the New'erry opera;
house, including matinees on Wed
nesday and Saturday. The organi
zation came here with a first class
reputation and has presented a reper
toire in Newberry far above that
usually put upon the boards by a
popular price organization. The
company appeared on Monday night,
in the opening play, before a large
and representative audience which
rendered hearty applause during the
performance and came away well
pleased. The good impression has
lasted thus far throughout every sub
sequent performance. Mr. Peruchi.
at the head of the company. is a co
median of wide reputation and
pleasing parts. His humor is of the
rare species that is really funny, and
his wit is not of the kind which
makes one's mind unconsciously re
ver, to the proverbial chestnut tree.
He is clever and breezy, withal a
proper jokesmith and an infallible
creator of merriment and mirth.
Miss Mabel Gypsene, the leading
comedienne, is equally clever, and is
a fitting partner for Peruchi. The
remainder of the company is com
posed of finished artists who sustain
their parts in a laudable manner.
Mis. Mazie B. Lawrence. in her
specialties between the acts. has made
a decided hit with th6 Newberry au
diences . The word "cute" is not
usually permitted in ordinary criti
cism, but no other word fits the case,
so it may be allowed us to say that
Miss Lawrence is posessed of all the
qualities which make the use of the
word desirable if not permissible.
The whole company is allright. and
the remaining three performances
deserve good patronage.
New Rubbers and Overshoes just
received at A. C. Jones'.
WON HIM A FORTUNE.
How Genin Got Barnum to Advertise
Him All Over the Country.
When Jenny Lind, the great Swed
ish singer, visited America in 1848
she not only won a fortune for her
self, but made two men wealthy as
well. One of them was Barnum,
the showman. It was Barnum who
brought her to America. He ven
tured all that he could raise in ad
vertising the wonderful woman and
his successful management of her
tour in this country lifted Barnum
to a grand business 'success.
But there was another man who
got rich without' having anything to
do with the manageemnt of the Jen
ny Lind concert tour. It was
Genin, the New York hatter. His
name and business were advertised
by Barnum wherever the Jenny Lind
concerts were advertised, and it
didn't cost Genin one penny for all
of the advertising that Barnum did
The'e was no hall in New York
big enough to accommodate the
crowd which attended the first con
cert in this country. so Castle Gar
dn was ntted up for the purpose,
and the seats were sold at auction.
Now, Genin was an unknown hatter,
although he wvas a good one. H-e
went to the auction Sale of seats at
Castle Garden and outbid everybody.
le ran up :he price of the !irst tick
et until some of his friends thought
iduce him ti desist. But Genin
was not crazy by any means. He
kep)t 'n hidding until he nnally got
the fir-t ticket for $75'. He had
utid the riches: men in New York.
The next dayv andl every (lay after
wardl for many' months it was an
nouncd that "Genin, the New York
hatter, had paid $750 for the first
J enny inmd ticket."'
A\nd wherever Barnum advertised
h, c ,ncert he advertised that fact
t* show what a great attraction he
was tovring with. .\s a consequence
Geni's hats were in demand all
over this country. and he became
Unique Entertainment Given by
Ladies of Baptist Church.
The Ladies Aid society of the First
Haptist church gave a unique and
successful entertainment last night
in the R. C. Williams store-room.
This entertainment will continue to
night and tomorrow. All kinds of
:ountry produce were for sale, as well
as fancy work and needle work of
all kinds: cakes and home-made
candy. Housekeeping friends found
the sales of special interest. An old
fashioned supper was served last
night, consisting of turkey, 'possum,
hiam. salads, macaroni pie, etc. The
supper was well patronized and pro
nounced delicious. Tonight they
will serve oysters and a course of
sweets at the usual pri-es. No ad
mission fee was charged last night,
nor will any be charged. The
doors are open and all are welcome.
The affair last night was very much
enjoyed by all present, and it is hoped
that the friends and public generally
will continue to lend their presence
to the supper and sales.
A. C. Jones has a Christmas present
for every one who spends a dollar
at his store for the next ten days.
Reflections of a Bachelor.
New York Press.
Temptation calls on you so often
that your terms with it soon become
If a woman had a mind it wouldn't
be of any use to her because it is
riot a thing she could wear.
It's awful tiresome to have to be
as bad as you feel you ought, to
live up to your reputation.
People hardly ever have bad
enough tempers to get in a rage with
the ones that deserve it-themselves.
If a man can't lose his money at
the race track or in the stock market,
he can always have recourse to mar
Defect in His System.
"You know, I suppose," observed
Williams, "what you tied that string
around your finger for?"
"If I didn't," retorted Sinnet, "il
wouldn't be there. That's to remind
me of a memorandum in my pocket
Here he took out his pocketbook.
"I never leave anything of that
kind to a chance," he added, "and
I never trust to my memory. I made
a memorandum of the things my
wife told me to bring home this
evening, and -"
Here he opened the pocketbook.
"And-and, by George. I left the
memorandum at home!''
Owing to important business Out of
town my bakery will be closed dur
ing the week between Christmas
and New Year. E. C .Sonnen
FOR RENT-A desirable seven
room Cottage orn Harrington street,
place conveniently situated and in
good rep'air. For particulars, apply
Herald and News office.
THE GRIFFING BROTHERS CO.,
of Macclenny and Jacksonville,
Fla., wvho have large orchards,
nurseries and truck farms in the
Northern, central and Southern part
of Florida are on the lookout for
some good. steady white farm
hands. young men with fair educa
tionl to work on their plantations
andI learn the business. They say
that the South Carolina boys they
have with them are so satisiactory
that they want more.
ARMOUR'S GUANO AND ACID,
for wheat and oats. Mosely Bros.
Grain Drills and Harrows Cheap.
J. WV. White, Newberry, S. C.
Franklin's New Restaurant-Every
thing fresh and first class. Square
neal for !e cents. Lunches TO to 20
:ents. Oyster stews 25 to 40 cenmts.
Lower. Main street. Look .for sign