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The Movements of Many People,
Newberrians and Those Who
Miss Adeline Johnstone, who has
been spending vacation in Newberry,
returned to Converse college today.
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Eidson, who
have been visiting with Dr. S. G.
Welch, have returned to their home
Miss Mary Lou Bowers, who has
been spending vacation with her par
ents in Helena. returned yesterday to
her school in Pomaria.
Mr. T. K. Eliott. of Clemson. wh~o
has been visiting the family of Mr.
T. W. M. Simmons. returned to col
Miss Lois Goggans has returned to
the Presbyterian cillege at Charlotte.
Miss Estelle Aull. who has been
vis. ing 3!''e He.cn Grogans. has
gone to Irn reZ-1meC her chool
tea ch ing
\Ir. A. D. (Gary n- Laurenz, I. in
Mr. P-rry Simpson. of Prosperity,
has been hpen ins vacation in
Miss Tocoa Cai-e. of Laurens. is
visiting friends in Newberry.
Mr. W. J. Holloway. of Green
wood, spent Sunday in the city.
Miss.Susie Summer. of the Presby
terian college at Charlotte, N. C., who
has been spending vacation with her
parents in Newberry, returned to her
Mr. William Haltiwanger. of Co
lumbia. who has been' visiting friends
in Newberry, returned home yester
Miss Lucy Riser, who is teaching
school at Rock Hill. returned to her
work today, after a pleasant vacation
spent in this city.
Misses Mary Gibson, Sarah Chal
mers, and Mamie Cromer, who have
been spending vacation at their re
spective homes in Newberry and
Newberry county, returned to Ers
kine college yesterda.
Mrs. White. of 'Abbeville, S. C.,
who has been visiting the family of
Mr. J. B. Walton. ;returned home yes
Misses Lula and Maggie Werts
have returned to Limestone college,
- Mr. Donnald Caldwell. of Green
ville, spent Sunday in the city.
Miss Juanita Schumpert went to
Mr. L. M. -Bouknight, of Irmo, is in
Misses Lulie Hunt and Maye Lang
ford visited Miss Isolene Wyche, at
Prosperity, this week.
Miss Kate Suber, who has been
spending the holidays with relativ.es
in Newberry, has returned to Coyn
Mr. Oscar P'eterson went to Co
~Mr. J. B. Hunter was in Saluda
Mr. Ernest McIlvean went to Sum
Miss Lillian Fitzmaurice, of Colum
bia, who has been spending the holi
days with the Misses Huiet of this
city, will return to her home on Wed
Mr. E. H. Summer has returned to
Anderson, after spending the holidays
Miss Etherfieda Steele, of Rock
Hill, who has been the guest of the
*Misses Carwile, returned to her home
Mr. Thos H. Pope left on Sunday
for Charleston to resume his studies
in the Charlest' n Medical college.
Bonds Signed and Commissions Re
County Officers J. C. Goggans, J.
S. Wheeler. J. P. Cannon, and Os.
Wells have received their commis
sions. Supervisor J. M. Wicker ex
pects to receive his in a few days.
The bonds of the different officers
have been signed as follows:
For Clerk of Court Goggans, in the:
sum of $io,ooo. by the American Se
For County Superintendent of Ed
ucation J. S. Wheeler. in the sum of
S1.ooo. by J. M. Wheeler and A. H.
FIr County Supervisor J. M. Wick
er. in :he sunm of S5.ooo. by the Amer
can security company.
For Coinnty Sub-Supervisor Os.
\-. in the su:m of S1.000 by F. H.
. -mil and Cole. L. Pase.
Fr Citv Coinnssoner J. P.
C:am:n. in the -Zm of Si.ooo. by the
.\merican Security comnpany.
S:ri inderd. of co0re. hols
VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
If n:hi ng prevelts. Rev. J. M.
Rasnake, a Universalist minister. will
preach at S:. Philips school house
next Sunday eveiing, at 3 o'clock.
Extensive improvements are being
made in the C.. N. & L. road bed near
the depot and for some little distance
in both directions from it.
The Clemson college students re
turned to their work today. The
neat military uniforms added much to
the holiday appearance of the Christ
mas crowds, and the boys will be
Frank Davidson, in "Old Farmer
Hopkins," will appear in the Newber
ry opera house on the night of Jan
uary ii. Davidson has been in this
section of the south before, and is
known as a strong and clever actor.
The company will be accompanied by
a brass band.
New Year day was bright and beau
tiful but the day after was "Blue"
Monday. Tt rained and drizzled near
l all day. and the few momentary
glimpses of the sun only made the
con:rast more dreary.
Mr. D. M. Langford. wh6 has for
a long time been agent for the South
ern railway at Prosperity. S. C., has
bought out the in:erest of Mr. J. C.
Schumpert in the firm of Quattlebaum
& Schumpert, live stock and vehicle
dealers. Business will be continued
at the "old stand" as Quattlebaum
& Langford, where they hope to see
all of their old customers, and a lot
of new ones. Mr. Langford needs
no introduction to the people of this
conty, having been born and raised
at Prosperity. We predict for theI
new firm continued suc'cess, which
Emancipation day was observed and)
celebrated by the negroes of Newber
ry and Newberry county by special
exercises and addresses at the Beth
lehem Baptist church. There were
speakers from a distance. It had
been the intention to have a parade,
but the inclement weather made the
Amity Lodge. No. 87, held a meet
ing last night at which the mastef's
degree was conferred. After the
meeting an elaborate banquet wvas
The regular monthly meeti:1g of the
board of control of the Newberry
coun:y dispensary was held yester
lay, and the regular business was
Mr. J. Y. \leFall h)egins his dluties
bk-keeper at the Commercial
SMALLPOX IN NEWBERRY.
Two Mild Cases Reported-Board of
Health Has Passed Compulsory
,b Vaccination Rule.
A meeting of the board of health
of the town of Newberry was held on
Saturday in connection with the phy
sicians of the town. It was decided
by the board to make vaccination
compulsory, the decision to go into
effect at once. At present there are
two cases of smallpox here, both in
the family of Mr. J. Partlow Neel.
Some little time ago Mrs. Neel went
to Georgetown :o see her brother.
Prof. W. C. Bynum, of the George
town graded school, who was sick
with a disease which was said to be
chickenpox. Some time after her
subsequent return to Newberrv her
two children broke out with a skin
eruption, which the physicians have
w' prononneed to be smal!pox. It
.a v l form, however.
. n n Saturd1 niglt the
Ma fhv.althi al-zo pa'zzed rmu
r aing the treatment o
. noce o' the h-ard i h,al'h's
1':. ofn mreg complsory vac
e:ilatiaz b,cen pll)ished. Therein
;T is statcd that all perscns must be
vaccinated immediately: that those
desiring to be vaccinated by any phy
sician other than the .public vaccina
:or must do so before,the public vac
cinator makes his call; and that the
expense of all vaccinations will be
met by the town.
The board of health assigned the
different portions of the town to the
different physicians. but with the un
derstanding that if the physi:ians
themselves desired to make any
change they could do so. The as
signments made by the board of
health are as follows:
Ward i-Dr. J. G. McMaster.
Ward 2-Dr. 0. B. Mayer.
Ward 3-Dr. J. M. Kibler and
Dr. J. H. McCullough.
Ward 4-Dr. J. K. Gilder.
Ward ;-Dr. W. G. Houseal and
Dr. T. W. Smith.
That portion of the town included
bv the railroad. Harrington street.
Coats street. and Boundary stree:
D)r. S. Prpe.
RED MEN'S ELECTION.
Bergell Tribe Number 24 Elects Of
ficers For the Next Half
Bergell Tribe, No. 24. Improved
Order of Red Men, held its semi-an
nual election on Thursday night with
the following result:
Sachem-W. B. Johnson.
Senior Sagamore-J. M. Davis.
Junior Sagamnore-E. H. Aull.
Chief of Records-W. B. Thompson
Collector of Wampum-Otto Klett
Keeper of Wampum-J. H. Hair.
Trustees-J. M. Guin, and W. H.
Hardeman and Otto Klettner.
Representatives to Great Council
T. 0. Stewart, Jr., J. B. Leonhardt.
Auditing Committee--Cole. L.
Blease, J. M. Davis, and J. M. Guin.
Death of Miss Eula Baker.
Miss Eula Baker. daughter of Mr.
Thomas J. Baker, of Cromer town
ship, died on Friday last, in the four
tenth year of her age. The funeral
services were held at Mount Tabor
Methodist church on Saturday.
Mr. Charlton T. Cromer, of the
Whtmire section. was married to
PORT ARTHUR FALLEN.
Japanese in Full Possession-Report
Claimed to be Authoritative and
Generally Believe. To
Special to The Herald and News.
Charleston, S. C., January 2.-The
associated press has sent out a dis
patch claiming to be authoritative that
the Japanese have captured Port Ar
The report further states that the
port has been surrendered on honor
able terms by the Russians.
The report is believed to be true.
Dividends Declared By Newberry and
Newberry County Banks
'01V Dee 1 I
1!1sinNcvi.r anil N c~:er
Pr crity 'eclared a (liidend o2
p .1 cet.. and passed a very hand
.'me m. Iar ab,we the lega r
0irementIs. lo the surpl ns.
The Nati,nal Bank of Newherry de
clared a semi-annual divdeind of
per cent. on a capital stock of Si5o.
The Savings Bank of Newberry de
ciared a semi-annual dividend of 3 1-2
per cent. on a capital stock of $50.ooo
The Commercial Bank of Newber
rv declared a semi-annual dividend of
4 per cent. on a capital stock of
The Bank of Prosperity declared a
semi-annual dividend of 3 per cent.
on a capital stock of $25,000.
The Newberry Cotton mill declared
a semi-annual dividend of 4 per cent.
on a capital stock of $4oo,ooo.
The Newberry Warehouse company 1
declared a semi-annual dividend of 6
per cent. on a capital stock of $To,ooo.
Mr. G. W. Jacobs.
To/the Editor or The tiLerald and
Please allow me a little space in
yo,r columns for following com
You now have in your midst, Mr.
G. WN. Jacobs. one of our neighbors
and one of our best citizens.
He comes to your town believing
Newberry to be, one of the best towns
in the entire state of South Carolina.
While his move is a great loss to
us, and such we deeply regret, on the
other hand it is a great gain to New
berry and her good people.
Mr. Jacobs has been in our midst
since his boy-hood days.
He is a self-made man, of good bus
iness qualities, straight-forward in
his contracts, 'and a man of much
We trust in this move, and in his
business as livery man of your town,
that all success may attend him.
Jno. C. Swygert,
Peak, S. C.
MANAGER S. L. BURTS.a
New Telegraph Manager at Atlanta
Was Formerly Identified
The Atlanta Constitution contains
the announcement that Mr. S. L.
Burts. who has been appointed man
ager of the A:lanta ofnice of the Wes
tern Union Telegraph company, will
take charge of his dulties today. Jan
u:ary A. The. art i'1e goes on to speak
JUNIOR ORDER ELECTION.
qewberry Council Number 46 Junior
Order United American Mechan
ics Holds Semi-Annual
Newberry council No. 46, Jr. 0. U.
. M.. held its semi-annual election
)f officers last week with the follow
Junior P. C.-S. C. Hiller.
C-Geo. F. Turner.
V. C.-W. J. Conley.
R. and F. S.-W. B. Jeter.
Treasurer-W. B. Thompson.
Cond.-J. H. Shirley.
Warden-A. S. Leopard.
. S.-L. Johnson.
0. S.-George Davenport.
Chaplain-W. R. Galloway.
Tru;tces-L. C. Morse, S C. Hiller,
Representative to State Council
FriE SUBORDINATE OFFICERS.
VIeting of Town Council on Thurs
.\ :eetng of the town council of
\whrry was held on Thursday
,ight fur the purpose of holding an
f: of the stbordinate officers
ir the :,wn of Newberrf. The elec
iwi r5sulted as follows:
Clerk and Treasurer-T. 0. Stew
Policemen-S. G. Carter, H. H.
-Irarklin. W. P. Bedenbaugh, and B.
Chief of Police-W. H. Harris.
Street Overseer-B. 0. Epting.
Lamplighter and Janitor-Rial
The only changes are on the of
ices of. chief of police and street
>erseer. There was no application
'or the office of city attorney, and
:onsequently no election for this of
ice was held. W. H. Harris, the
ewly-elected chief of police, has
erved the town in that -capacity be
The following tracts of land were
;old :nL :he Master's sales on yester
Holl:nnd vs. Holland. 269 acres to
\Irs. ina Holland for $2,6oo. and ioo
cres to B. W'. Watkins for $1,060.
Hipp vs. Hatton was withdrawn.
Harmon vs. Harmon. 175 acres to
)arties in interest at $1,250.
Merchant v.- Merchant, six tracts
1l to the National bank; 28.42 acres
or $55 33 acres for $275, 27.89
cres for $300, 30 acres for $68o, 60.8i
cres for $89o, and 22.11 acres for $300.
Reduced rates to Columbia, S. C.,
mnd return via Southern Railway.
On account of Centennial Celebra
ion South Carolina college, Colum
ia, S. C., January 8th-ioth 19o5,
Southern Railhvay announces the very
ow rate of one fare plus 25 cents for
:he round trip (minimum rate 50
Tickets to be sold January 7th, 8th,
tnd th, with final return limit Jan
.ary irth, 1905.
For information as to schodules,
tc., communicate with anly Agent of
:he Southern railway or ,ddress R.
N. Hunt, D. P. A. Charic >n, S. C.
Ianted-Two men for 19o5 to travel
and collect. $20.oo and expenses
paid weekly, experience not neces
sary. Self-addressed envelope for
reply. Address Travelers Dept.,
S:ar hail4ing. Chicago.