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"The Movementi of Many Yeople
Nwberria and Thoge' Who
Rev. O. A. Wright will preach at
.'Mt. Zion at 4 o,'cloclk on Sunday af
Mrs. M. L., Spearma'i, who' has
beeil visiting; rplItives in Augusta,
- has returned 'ome
Mr. Robert FaO:.s in the city a
few days this week.
-Mr. H. H. Evans, Misses Genevieve
mnd Juanita ENAns left. on We4nes
day 'for -the reinion at Richmond.
Miss Annie Byiimm who teaches
rschool. at 'Florence,. -has return6d
Prof. W. C. Bynuin, who has, been
teaching at Benettsville, ;nas returii
-ed home. He will go to Georgetown
next session as sup3ri-n.tendent of the
schools. Mr. Bynum taught 'at George
town for .several years.
31Mrs. George Johnstonle went to Co
'lumbia on -yesterQlny aft'ernoon to
-upend a few days.
Mr. J. R. F.air is in the city.
Mr. John M. iKnard has .been ap
-ointed aid on the starf of General
"Stephen D. Lee with the rank of lieu
:tenant colonel. He *regrets very much
'that he could not attend tha -rcunion
in Richmond this 4veek.
Mrs. J. W. Humbert returned on
Monday from the missionary meetings
in Richmond, Va>., ana other points
in this state.
COl. V. H. Hunt went to Anderson
on Wednesday to attend the reception
given to the Grand Lodge on W'ednes
City council hias received inirma
tion from the manufacturer that the
now -Studebaker sprinkling wagon was
shipped from South Bend-, Indiana,
on the 17th and should be here very
Mayor Brown had a pretty good
vnatinee on yesterday. morning in
cluding the charges for shooting pis
tols, carrying concealed weapons,
fighting and disorderly conduct, and
as a result had $53 added to the city
Mr. Henry Dennis, who lives in the
Trinity community on Mr. David
Pitts' place had the misfortune to
have one of his legs broken just above
the ankle on Wednesday. He was und
loading a reaper on the wagon and
in some way had his foot caught and
fell, breaking both bones in his leg
just above the ankle.
A negro by the name .of Payne who.
ives on Mr. T. J. Davenport's place,
"had some difficulty with his wife and
it is said that he cut her literally to
pieces from head to foot just gash-.
7ing her in different places. It is pro
a.ble that she will recover as none
of the wounds are very deep.
Yesterday being national decora
tion day, the rural carriers had a
lihliday and no mail was takeni out.
'They held a meeting of the county
The Drayton .Rutherford Chapter,
'U. D. C. will have a local historyI
meeting at the residence of Mrs. W.
H I. Hunt on Monday afternoon at 5
The Herald and News acknowled
-ges with pleasure the receipt of an
invitation to the commencement, at
"Columbia college from Miss Lurline
RIev. B. P. Mitchell will preach in
the First Baptist church on Sunday
evening at 8.30 o'clock.
'Omrriers Invited to Supper.
On the evening of the 29th inst.
~(Wednesda'y) Mr. Frank P. Devore,
the popular carrier on route No. 5
from this office, gave 'his brother car
riers and the postofice force a sup
per which they will long remember as
being one of the best they ever e'n
joyed. It .was a sunmptuous spread
1and bounteous in:quantity. After sup..
*per the company, enjoyed a coup)le
hours in ple asant conversataion and
then dispersed. While Mr. Devore 's
supper was highly complimented by
.his friends it was their unan-imous
* opinion 'th'at Mrs. Devore deserves
the greater amount of praise for the
m 'ost excellent manner in which the
.dishe~s were prepared.
*The 'Thrayton Rutherford Chapter,
W. D. C., -will meet with Mrs. John M,
Kinard. next Tuesday afternoon' at 4
o'clock. All business matters for the'
* year wvill 'be closed at, this mxeeting,
-and all those who have bills against
the Chapter are requested to present
Them before that time.
- Mrs. P. E1. Scott,
The weather for the past' several
days has been very cool. Thais is very
much against the cottqn plan't as it
needs hot mights to make it grow.
ETRAGTION OF TEETI
ITINERANT DENTIST AT MO
Mrs. Oorrie Berry Dead and Mi
Victoria Rivers Was Sick, But
Immediately after having a nur
ber of her teeth extracted yesterdi
morning by an itinerant tooth dei
tist, who gave-hlis name as Clint Ari
stronig, Mrs. Corrie Berry, who liv(
with her brother-in-law, Mr. S. -
Price, at the Mollohon mill, was tal
en seriously. ill, and within thr4
hopirs she was dead' Dr. W. E. Pe
ham, Jr., was summoned, but reael
ed her shortly after death. Miss Vi,
toria Rivers, also a sister-in-law <
Mr. Price, had two teeth pulled b
the same dentist, and she was ill yv:
terday, but vesterday afternoon !.
Mrs. Berry was the widow of 0I
late Emanuel Berry and a sister i
'Mrs. Price, wit-h whom she lived. Sh
was about thirty-eight years of agi
and leaves a son about sixteen Yeat
old. -She had suffered with a wea
heart during the past twelve monthi
and had bean' attended by Dr. W.'I
Peliham, Jr. Dr. Ellisor also -treate
her last summer for heart trouble.
Mrs. Berry wis at home with he
sister, Mrs. Price, yesterday tmorning
when Armstrong called. It is state
by those who talked to him that h
relresented himself as a travelin
dentist from a Greenville house, sa3
ing that his house employed som
seven or eight dentists who were ou
on the road. He is known by som
people i!i Newberry, who say that h
has relatives at the Newberry mi
and that at one time lie worked ther
himself, afterwards having moved t
Anderson. It is stated that lie speii
Wednesday night with his relative
at the Newberry mill.
When lie called at Mr. Price
home yesterday morning lie was tol
that 'Mrs. Berry had several teet
which she wanted ,pulled, and he prc
ceeded with the work, extracting elev
en teeth. Before beginning the operv
tion Mrs. Price says lie injected
fluid into Mrs. Berry's gums. Mr,
Berry was taken sick almost immed
iately after the operation. In fac
she did not leave t1he chair in whic
she was sitting when her teeth wer
extracted, but was lifted from thi
chair to the bed where she died. -
About the time Armstrong finishe
extractin: Mrs. Berry's teeth, Mis
Victoria Rivers, a sister of Mr
Price, came over from the mill wher
she was at work, and while she wa
at Mrs. Price's she had Armstron
to extract two of her teeth. She ven
back to the mill and at noon wvent t,
the home of her father, Mr. J. 11
Rivers, for dinner. About the tim
she reached home she was taken i
and Dr. P. G. Ellisor was summotte
to see her. As stated, she had ahou
completely recovered yesterday af
When it was seen that Mrs. Berr;
was seriously ill Armstrong was call
ed hack to the Price home and show]
the condition of Mr's. Berry. Mi
Priee hIad got home from the mill b;
this time. Armstrong felt Mrs. Bet
ry's putlse and stated that she hal
some other trouble and advised tha
a p)racticing pihysician besumn
at once. This wvas done, and Dr. Pel
ham reached Mrs. Beirry's bed-side
few moments after her death. In thm
meantime Armstrong had left. Abou
this time it wvas learned that Mis
Rivers was also sick, and several pat
ties wvent out to.hook up Armstrong
but failed to find him. A number o
men at the Mollohon mill stated the
thought he had taken the C., N. & I
train for Lanrens.
Sheriff Buford was sumomned, ani
hie wired Armstrong's description t
several points, asking that lie be -d
tained ntil the coroner's-.jury ha
reached a verdict. The coroner wva
summoned, and held an inquest yet
terday a fternoon.
Dr. W. E. Pelhiam, Jr., had bee
treating Mrs. Berry for sevoru
months paa~ She had a weak hear
hut whether there .was any organi
heart trouble or not is not known.
Armstrong is described as a ma
about 25 years of age, about 11
pounds in weight, about 5 feet
inches in height, black hair and wea:
ing a blue-black -suit of clothes. E
wvalked down the railroad to the Mo
hohon ,mill yesterday morning, carra
ing a s'atchiel in his hand. He wi
later seen walking back towards tli
depot, up the railroad .track.
Sheriff Buford captured Arn
strong at Olinton and lie will be hie]
to await the fiiidingt ofthe coroner
UlnION TICEET AGflNT.
Mr. G. L. Robinson. Receives Ap
pointflant-"improvemaents to be
Mr. 0. L. Robinson has received
notice of his appOitment by the
10 Southern Railway as joint station
master and ticket agent at -Newberry.'
Confirmation-of this appointinent has
not yet been received by Mr. Robin
i- s"g from President Childs, of the C,,
N. & L., but Mr. Childs stated some
time ago. that he would be glad to
have any one as joint ticket agent,
whom the Southerp might name.
d It is -hoped that the union ticket
. office will be in operaion by the 1st.
The C., N. & L. has not yet made
the conneetion of the new track with
the main line, but this is a matter of
only a few hours work.
Mr. Robinson thas the appointment
- of a clerk, a porter antd a steward
oss, whose -whole time will be giveni
Y to- the passenger station and will thus
ad greatly to the convenience ana
co- "----t of the traveling pulic. Mr.
will likely appoin Mr.
' * . .--rd as clerk.
TNi N. & L., is maeadamizing
*: "ie '.and :etween. its new track and
e the old trn.k and the low place near
, ic old "'fnger station of the.
s N. & L. wi'L also be filled in and lev
k e!A I'p. V:en this work is c6mplet
, ed and the umbrella sheds are built
. the appearam at the union depot,
d as well as the convenience of the
traveling public, will be greatly i
Resolutions of Respect.
Whereas on the lOth day of ,March,
1907, Newton It. Lester departed this
e Whereas it is the desire of the St.
t Lukes Farmers Union,.No. 110, to ex
e press and recowd and - testify to his
e sterling qualities Amd faitlhful ser
e Now, there, be it resolved - that
o the members of -the St. Lukes :Frm
t ers' Union No. .110 deeply deplore the
s loss of thoir faithful brother and sin.
s 2nd. That in the death of their
Brother the community has lost a
good citizen and the Union a faith
3rd. That the sympathy of the Un
ion is extended to the m9mbers of his
a family and that these resolutions be
inscribed' in the minute books of the
Union and published in the County
, papers and a co)y of the same be
sent to the family of .the deceased.
J. T. Hunter,
J. 0. Moore.
Z. W. Dennis,
In a New Role.
Mr. Frank G.. Wright, formcrly of
Tylersville, and lately of Newberry,
has accepted a position .as express
t messenger on the Southern railroad,
from Columbia 'to Greenveille. The
numerous friends of' the young man
Swill be pleased to. :hear of his luck in
i secnring a good job at a time of
j hardness for getting good places, and
i the scarcity of the sort of young men
.to fill them. It speaks well for 'a
boy to be put in a responsible posi
tion in a generation when -so many
-youths are ruining themselves with
t;he evil habits of' men. The boys whmo
~ eaeare 'few and far between.
-The boy that wimns the confidence of
- the business man is the. boy that has
t gentlemanly ways. - Laurenvsille
The Man With the Pen and Tongue.
S Col. Elbert H. Aull, President of
t 'the South Carolina State' Press as
a sociation and editor of The N'ewberry
. Hemald and News, good pap,er, was
the orator of t-he da.i at. ;i' closing.
exercises .'f the Waterloo b'chool of
'last Frido.y. fis ' address a~ spokeu
of in the highest terms. Col. Ai
is a prominent man ini the state,
holdin lg several position besides ,those
above mentioned, among them the 'f
-flees of legislator anct of District
Deputy Grand Chancellor K. of P.
s'He is a talker too. Man,y wri(ers
-can't talk; maniy talkers can't write.
He can (do bot.h.-LTaurensville Hecr
,Amity Lodger No. 87,' 'A. P. M.
c A regular 'communication of Amity
.Lodge, No. 87, A. F. M., will ~e held
n next Ihnday 'even'iig at ~o'clock
0 in Fr.aternity" 1all.- Visitidtg brethren
6 eor4ially weleot4bkd. ~
Fred- H. Dominiek, W. M.
e J. HI. M. Kinard, Secretary.
Amity Lodge, No. 87, A. F. M.
* An extra commnunicatilon of Amity
e Lodge, No. 87, A. F. M., will be held
next Monday evening at 8.30 o'clock
In Fraternity HaIl. Visiting brethren
t- cordially- wel.comed.
d Theo M. M. Degree will biconferred.
s . Fred H'. Dominick, W. M.
- N. ..K ord, eret
FA2,40RO, OIL MIl.
APual Meeting of Stockholders
Present Officers Reelected--Mi
in Pine Conctition.
Tlia fouth annual meeting of the
stockholders of the Farmers' Oil mill
convened at 11 o'clock Wednesday
morning in the court house. The re
port of the president, Mr. Alan
Johnstone, was exceedingly favora
ble. . The mill has made -a consider
able profit the last season, amount
ing to about ten per cent. Ati .ad
dition of an -ice plant, which, so fai
even in unfavorable weather, has
paid ruining expenses.
The old board of directors were re
elected, who immediately after the
adjournment of the stockholderE
meeting, reelected Mr. Jhonstont
president and Mr.' John R. Wicker
The following are the directors:
Alan Johnstone, W. H. Long, W
D. -Senn, George C. Glasgow, H. T
Fellers, John C. Hipp, A. Black, H.
A. Long and J. -S. Dominick.
Oil Thursday night, June 6, thc
,Junior class of Newberry college will
teVider a banquet to the departing
Senior class of 1907. It will be given
in the Thalian Hall and served by
the young ladies of the Presbyterian
The following progran has beei
F. S. Long '08, Toastmaster.
''To our Guests, the class of 1907''
proposed by V. B. Sease '08.
Response by W. F. Hipp '07.
"To the Faculty", proposed by
James Williamson '08.
Response by Dr. A. J. Bowers oi
Pres. J. A. B. Scherer.
"The Scarlet and Silver Grey", by
0. C. Kibler '07.
. ''To our Coeds", by. H. G. Gog
Speech by Dr. Geo. B. Cromer.
Farewell by I. E. Long, President
of the class of '07.
A pretty home wedding wias sol.
emnized in the presence or a few in
vited friends and' relatives on Tues
day evening at 6:30. The contract
ing parties were Mr. M. Curtis Hall.
man and Miss Sarah Elizabeth Still
eldest daughter of Mrs. Elizabeti
Still, Rev. L. B. White officiating
MIrs. L. B. White presided at -the pia
no and rendered soft strains of th(
The pretty bride was beautifullY
attired in, a dress of white lingerie,
tastefully trimmed in Trish lace and
The bride is a charming young wo
man possessing many lovely traits
of character which has won the love
and esteem of all1 her associates sine
she came .to Newberry two years ago.
The bride was bhie recipient of some
Mr. flallman is a man of 'ITe char
acter,,is well lonown in Nevberry and
has many friends here. 'The happy
couple 'left on Thursday for Lees
v'ille, S. C., where t.hey will make
Miss Ellie Blanche Hujet, of this
ci-ty, and Mr. S. H. MoLean, of Co.
lumnbia, were married at the home of
t'he bride's mother, Mrs. M. A. Huiet,
in Boundary street, at 9 o 'clock on
the evening of 'May 28.
The marriage was a quiet one, the
immediate family being the only ones
present, the,ceremony being perform
e.d by, the Rev B. H. Gfreer.
Thd bride, wore a becoming going.
aNay gow 1.of green voile over taffe
ta autiithmedialtely after the cre
mnn.,y the Jhappy couple left for Co
ht'mbia-, iv'here they will make their
Suspend Work Five Minutes.
The monument which has been
erected to Jefferson Davis in Rich.
mond w~ill he unveiled mevt Monday.
(ier. Stephen D. Leec, commande(lr of
United Confederate veterans, has re
qtuested that the people of the south
suspend all work of every kind for
five minutes at-2 o'clock on Monday,
Juno 3, wvhich is the hour for' the uns
''-Such tLetion, if carried out with
.1he concert that the general com
manding desit'es, will present a spec
tacle unique in the annals of our his
tory, will be an~ object lesson to the
risinig generation, as farreaching as
beneficial, and will canse the people
of other countries to admire and lhon
or the constanby and devotion of men
to principle, for' which they fought
lagainist overwhelmitig odds; with ai
gallantry unexcelldiii 'the records of
Moot!ns of Rur&A Letter Carriers
sociation of Newborky"bo.
Rural Latter 'Oarriere association
of Newbei ry county met May 30 inst.
in thc court house. Miinutes of last
. weie read and adopted.
. i. niti was relected president,
R. A. S!igh, vice pregident, 'and W.
G. ! eterson, secretary and treasurer.
Finecial report of W. G. Peter
son was received and approved. The
association has $11.70 on hand.
W. G. Peterson -vice president of
the s;aWe associat-i9n being a dele
gate to the state association, ex-of
fleio, T. E. Wicker .and JJ W. D.
Johnson were elected delegates to
the state association which- will meet
ir -reenville, July 3rd and 4th with
R. C. Counts. and L. A. Sh6ely alter
nrIS. SIr. J. W. D. -Johnson moved
tl:lt th foreman of rne grand jury
be requested to present the super
vi r for nt' orde0inl- the highways
of :!:C county worked by the over
seers Ind for not appo.Intiong efficient
overseers for working the roads.
Resolved, That the grand jury be
requested, to see that a road scraper
be used oil the roads of the county
and if the county has not a suitable
serape, that the grand jury recom
mend that tie supervisor be ordered
to -purchase one.
'"Tlhe annual dues of .the association
is $1.50 per annum. These dues are
to be paid before.or by the 2nd day
of July, 1907.
Adjourned to meet at the call of
J. W. Smith,
W. G. Pet-erson,
Won the Prize.
The following was taken from the
Gaffney Ledger. The song which was
composed by Miss Kibler was select
ed from among all that were submit
ted as the best and was honored by
being sung at the commencement.
Miss Kibler is a daughter of Dr.
and Mrs. J. M. Kibler of Newberry.
Miss Bessie Kibler then played a
Chopin nocturne in a highly accept
able manner. Miss Kibler has recent
ly written a song to the words of
Tennyson's "Crossing the Bar" and
this song will 'be sung at tihe com
mencement exercises on Wednesday
Tihe. Woman's Foreign Missionary
seciety will meet in Central Metho
dist church onl Mond.ay afternoon at
4 o'clock. Our president, Mrs. Hum
bert, las just returned from the
meeting of the woman's board and
will be pleased to see all the m.en
bers' as she has minany (hings to tell
them. A. full attendance is earnestly
Mrs. Geo. D. Davenport,
A niisical recital will be given at
tile Newb erry opera ihouse on tile ev
oening of June 5, for tile benefit of tile
Presbyterian church under tile aus
piees of tile Ladies, Aid Society and
the Young Ladies' Benevolent socie
t-y. Tile enterta,innment wili be given
by tihe following young ladies from
Miss Deolle B3rantly lanld, p)ianist;
Miss Miller, soprano; anld Miss Mcer
Letters remaining in t,he Postoflee
at NewQberry for .the -week ending
A-Miss Ha-ttie Adams (2).
B-Miss Magg'io Brown.
C-Mr. 'Sumter Coleman, Mr. Wil
D-Mr. C. M. Davis.
F--Mr. 'Carlisle Fair.
G--Miss Cindaa Glenn, Mack Gil
liam, Miss Susiana Gilliamn.
Hl-Mr. L,. M. Hilton, Mrs. Ollio
Hellderson, J. G1. Ha rmnon.
J-Miss Euleang .Ja ekso n.
K-Mr. Lesly Kinard.
M-Miss Ella McCord, E. S. Mc
Cranckin, Rebecca Martin.
N-Mr. John Noel.
P--'Mrs. Minnlie Parker,' Rosey
Pope, Miss Fanny Pennl.
IR-Miss Lucy Reynolds.
S-Mr. 0. 1. Sheoly.
W-Mr. Folding Wright, Mrs Liz
Persons calling for these will please
say .that they were advertised.
C. J. Purcell, P. M.
Tihe Farmers Union will meet
promptly at Excelsior school house5 oin.
Juhne 1, 1907, at 1 o'clock sharp.
Pleasce he on hand as there is busi
ness of vital importance to attend to.
Do not fail to be on hand.
- J. M.Schumpert,
.. - President.
ThE 4oca; Maket. .
6tet .. . , . .... . 9 to 12
Hams . . .. 10 to 18
Boat U ..
Best 1. . iolasset, .. .. 00 to 70
Good M. 0. Molasser .. .. 35 to 40
Corn .. 80
Meal .. ... 75 to 80
Mixed Chicken Food .... 90
Hay .... .... ...... 1.35 to 1.50
Ist Patnt Flour .... ..4.50 to 5.00
2nd Pa00 Flour t.... ..4,06 to 4A0,
Good Or4Wv* Flour... .3.50 to d.04
Sugar . ... . 5 14'
itice ........ to8 3-3
Coffee Roasted .... ... ...15
Coffee, Green .. .. ..., 10 to 1-0
Cotton Seed meal .. .. .. 1.40
Eggs .... .. .... ..... 20
Poultry.. ........ lOc. 1).
Peas .. .. .. .. ......... 2.00
First Class Laundry Work,
Best In the South.
Newberry, S. C.
No advertisement taken for less
than 25 cents.
FOR SALE-Milclh cow 7-8 Jersey,
calf three weeks old. Kind and gen
tle, milk very rich. Halter broken.
R.. C. Maybin.
DR. MELDAU, office Herald & Ne
building. Respectfully tenders h
professional services to citizens o,
Newberry and surrounding coua
try. Calls responded to promptly
day or night. Residence, 1oyce st.
NOTIOE-All persons are hereby
warned not to hire or harbor my
son Macy, who has left my home.
He is under age.
WANTED: You to call on Broaddus
and Ruff for cigars, tobacco, cig
arettes, stationery, extracts, soap,
chocolate, candy, &c. See advertise
ment on another page.
COFFINS-OASKETS, Mrs. L. M.
Counts, undertaker, Prosperity, S.
C. Prompt attention given to or
ders at any hour.
STOP! THINK! Cotton is stil king.
Buy real estate. We have desir
able property for sale in town and
country. See us before selling or
buying. Wheeler and Dominick,
Real Estate Agents,
Offee Wheeler Briilding, Prosper
ity, S. C.
WANTED-To rent small house, or
3 or 4 rooms for light housekeep-.
ing. Address, House,
care Farmers Oil Mill, City.
WANTED-The public to know that
I am saMwing some fine timber, and
am prep)ared to fill your orders on
short notice. Special bills cut to
order. It will pay you to see me
before you p)lace your orders, you
can find me at Summer Bros., New
berry, S. C. W. S. Spearman.
WANTED -Smnall Cottage, convenis.
ent .to business section. Write, stat.
ing termis, Box 118, Newberry, S. C.
WANTED-Our customers to know
thiat swe are again opeu for buslp a
at our same old stand with a ele
newv stock of fresh groceries. Pho
us your orders, Phone 205.
1m. -Hayes & Co.
GRSEN WOOD LUMBER -and B6
bin Mfg. Co.,. Greenwood,S
Manufacturers of doors, sash,
blinds, flooring, ceiling, mouldings,
etc. Mill work a specialty.4
BEFORF BUYING or selli'ng a farm
or any property, write The Carolina
Realty and Trust Company,
Bishopville, S. C.
FOR SALE-Thirty or foi'ty thous
a-dd feet yellow pine ceiling and
flooring, ready to put up, $17.00
per thousand feet f. o. b. Leesville,
S. C. Bill around, framing sized,
$15.50 per 1000.
Leesville Lumber Co.,
-L'eesville, S. C.
WANTED-Youir orders for. liine and
cement. The best, the market af
fords. A large stock always on
.hand. Send us yont orders;