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Some Work Already to the Credit
Of The Ladies-Meeting Next
The Ci as-:[email protected] will &eet on
Monday :IfternooI at iwe o'clock at
the combnr commrce. and a flu
atLeituie is dLsired as matters of
i:. zwe w a to )e diseassed.
A. pruminent railroad oticial has
tendered to the members of the Asso
ciation w:hat promises to be a very
delightful litttle trip, and at this
meeting the final arrangements will
be discussed.
In order to conduct any kind of or
ganiz4tion it is necessary to have the
financial condition of same in good
shape. The associat:, has only the
wemubership duIes for an income, and
th Is who iave i. t I aid their d--s
for 1^08 are earnestly requested to
hand the money to cover them either
to the president, Mrs. Floyd, the see
retary, Mrs. Frank Hunter, or to the
the treasurer, Mrs. Robt Wright.
As has been seen by all those who
pass by the monument square, the
Court House grounds, or who have
recently visited the cemetery, . that
the good work of the Civic associa
tion is beginning to be evident, as
these places, and no doubt before
summer there will be still greater
improvements to be noted.
President State Medical Association
Will Speak Tonight at Amus-U
To-night at 8:30 o 'clock, instead of
nine o'clock as previously announced,
Dr. S. C. Baker, of Sumter, Presi
dent of the State Medical Associa
tion, will make an address at the
Amus-U Theatre, which no doubt will
be quite entertaining as well as ex
ceedingly instructive.
The address is to be made at the
Amus-U Theatre because through the
.kindness of Mr. Epting, the manager,
Dr. Baker will have the use of his ap
paratus in exhibiting stereopticon
views with which to illustrate his
lecture on the great subject of tuber
culosis, and then, too, there are an
abundance of good, comfortable seats
at this theatre and a great number
can be accommodated.
Perhaps there is no subject at
present which is being agitated asi
is the theme upon which Dr. Baker
expects to talk. In homes of the
cultured and the wealthy as well as
in the homes of the poor and needy
the much dreaded tuberculosis makes
its appearance and sometimes so)
suddenly and unexpectedly does it
se-ize and claim its victims that the
entire community is bewildered and
The '.n'or'ean Indians seem to be
the mo.st st sceptible to the ra.aes
of tuberculosis, and it is said th-at if
the spread of the dissease is not
checked am' a' these pes, 2. ua in
a short ti1ne some of the tr '>-: will
be entirely vestroyed from .:ie face
4 the eanh.
+. rii:o, woman, rd child that
e: t in ti e Amus-U Triestii to
.1: should be there an iIs..- ~rnh;
Dr. Baker 'has to say in regard to
preventing the spread of this deaded
malady. There will be no admission
charged for.the lecture, as Dr. Baker
comes on the invitation of the Anti
t'aberculosis league and it will defray
all necessary expenses..
There will be no performance by
the theatre before the lecture but the
performance will begin as soon as
the lecture is over.
An Immense Reviewing Stand To Be
.Erected For The 20th of May
Special to The Herald and News.
Charlotte, April 1.-All commit
tees of the Twentieth of May cele
bration, which is to be held in this
city next month commemorating the
signing of t.he Mecklenburg Dec lara
tion of Independence, are rapidlyI
completing their programmes for the
big event. The several parade com
mittees, including the floral, the col
'onial and others, are making prep
aration for the most spectacular af
fair in the history of the city. The
Daughters of the Ameriean Revolu
tion. the Children of the Confeder
acer the Colonial D.ames and other
in'storie organizations will partici
pate in the procession. The Chair
man of the floral parade committee
is anxious that all members of these
organizations who do not live in:
Charlotte shall be present on "Taft
lay'' anid take part in the parade.
D)efinite plans have been made to
erect .an immense reviewing stand on
the Meeklenbuirg County court thouse
grounds from which President Taft
and his party, including Mrs. Taft
and Mrs. Stonewall Jackson, will re
view the parade.
The Daughters of the Confederacy
Gettting Ready for the Annual
Dinner tto Veterans May 10.
0n MIay ile 10th the Daughters of
the Confederaey will give their an
nali dinner to tle Confederate vet
erans of this eomimuiity, and any
fi'iends who feel interested in the
veterans' dinner and wish to make
contributions can do so by getting
in communication with the chairman
of the .committee, Mrs. E. M. Evans,
or send the contributions directly to
It has now become the custom of
the Daughters to give the Veterans
a dinner on each Memorial Day, the
10th of May, and at each of the
previous dinners there has been a
large crowd of these dear old veter
ans, and sometimes as many per
haps as three hundred enjoyed the
hospitaIty of the Drayto-1 Rather
ford Chapter, U. D. C., in the after
noon of th.e tenth of May the usual
Memorial exercises will be held, of
course, and a program of same print
ed later.
In the meantime, however, Mrs.
Evans earnestly requests that every
person in the city keep this dinner
in mind and inform her at the eariiest
date possible when it will suit them
to make their contribution and what
it shall be. It is to be hoped that
this dinner will be the best and the
most enjoyable of any of the din
ners yet given by the members of the
Efforts to Get Jury Has Lasted Nine
ty-one Days.
San Francisco, Cal., April 13.
The jury that will try Patrick Calhoun
president of the United Railroads, on
a charge of offering a bribe, was
completed today.
Otto S. Marcroth, retired grocer,
was sworn in as the twelfth jurdr.
The attempt to get a ju-ry has extend
ed over a period of ninety-one days.
Assistant District Attorney F. J.
Henry immediately made application
to Court for the selectionof a thir
teenth juror, to be in readiness to
take the place of any of the twelve
who may be disqualified by illness or
by some other reason. The request
was earnestly opposed by counsel for
the defendant, who declared it might
consume another week to secure thre
additional juror.
After considerable argument, Judge
Lawlor made an order for the selec
tion of one, alternate juror, as re
quired by the prosecution.
Retreat, Never!
'In an Irish garrison town a theat
rial company was giving perform
anes, andi some scldiers from the .lo
al barracks were engaged to act as
supers. Their duties included the
waging of a fierce fight in which,
after a stirring struggle, one army
was defeated on a given signal from
the prompter. For a few nights all
went well, but on the Friday even
ing a special performance of the
piece was to be given under the pat
ronage of the colonel and other offi
ers of the garrison. The two armies
met as usual at the end of the second
act. when they fought and fought and
kept on fighting, regardless of the
agonized glare in the eye of their
(actor) general, who hoarsely order
ed the proper army to "Retreat, con
found you!'' But the fight still went
on, and soon the horrified manager
saw the wrong army being driven
slowly off the stage, still fighting
deseprately. Down came the curtain
amid roars of laughter, and the fum
ing manager hastened to ask the de
linquents why they failed to retreat
on hearing the signal.
"Retraite,'' roared a burly fusilier,
whose visage had been badly battered,
"and is it retraite ye 'd have us, wid
t.he colonel and tA the offieers ir '
Dr. I. E. Crimm, the famous Eye
sight specialist who has been coming
to Newberry for the last ten years,
, -.in New~ berry for one week,
from Thursday April 22nd to Satur
day May 1st, positively no longer.
If you or your child suffers with
weak eye sight don 't miss the oppor
tunity to call on Dr. Crimm. All
glasses at the most reasonable prices.
Examination free.
Offiee with Dr. T. W. Smith over
old express office. Dr. Crimm does
not call from :house to house. See
him at his office.
Not So Noticeable.
"Whenever I use a peek of powder
every one notices it declared John
nie's sister to her chum.
"Why don 't you use smokeless
powder?'' put in the boy, overhear
Representatives Elected to Grand
Lodge and District Conventions
At a ueetin" of the Newberrv
lodge of Knights of Pythias held on
Tueslay evening S. J. Derrick and
C. A. Bowman were elected represen
tatives to the Grand Lodge which
meets in Charleston the latter part of
May; and Messrs. W. F. Ewart and
J. A. Blackwelder were elected alter
The district convention for this
district meets at Chapin on the 22nd
of this month and Messrs. J. E. Can
non, W. H. Wherry, and H. B. Wells
with E. H. Aull as alternate were
elected to represent the lodge at this
The vice-chancellor, Dr. Van Smith,
is a member ex-officio of the con
Mr. Geo. S. Mower, as past grand
chancellor, and Mr. E. H. Aull, as
chairman of the board of publication,
are members ex-officio of the Grand
Lodge and will attend the conven
The following resolutions were ad
dopted by a rising vote:
Whereas, God in His allwise Provi
ence has removed from among us the
soul and presence of our Brother, R.
C. Leavell.
Therefore, we as members with him
of Castle Hall No. 75, Knights of
Pythias, would bear testimony to his
worth and our sense of bereavement.
First Brother Leavell as a Knight
was true, zealous, and faithful in
every duty to this order and to his
fellow knights.
Second That as a neighbor and a
citizen we believe that he ever cher
ished, defended, and lived a life true
to the principles, friendship, charity,
and benevolence and that whether
living or dying he was. to his heart's
core, a "Knight without fear and
without reproach."
Tthird That we his brethern deplore
in his death the removal of one who
indeed and in truth was our friend
and brother.
Fourth That we extend to his fam
ily our heartfelt sympathy and the
consolation of our testimony that
while their loved one lived on earth,
he lived worthily.
Fifth That a copy of these resolu
tions be preserved in our record book
and that one be sent to the family
f our decease Brother, and one pub
ished in the county papers.
S. J. Derrick,
C. A. Bowman,
Van Smith,
ood Work for a Dog-Killer.-Easter
Egg Hunt by School.-Fruit
Will Be Scarce.
Excelsior, April 15.-We have had
nice rains, after two weeks' of dry.
windy weather.
Our people are busy now planting
otton and corn.
Thbe fruit in tihis section will be
sarce now you bet..
Sunday* was clear, cool and bracing,
just right for the new Easter hats.
Mr. and Mrs. Furman Dominick, of
Newberry, spent Sunday with his
father's family here..
Little Miss Bertha Cook, of Colum
bia, is visiting her grandmother, Mrs.
J. C. Cook.
Miss Jennie Lee Kinard, of Little
Mountain, spent Easter with Misses
annie and Alder Ray Wheeler. ,
Mrs. J. C. Cook spent a few days
last week in Columbia with her son,:
Mr. P. S. Cook and family.
Miss Rosalee Wheeler, a student at1
ewberry college, spent last week at.
her home here nursing a case of
umps. She i-eturned to her studies
n Monday. , ,
Friday's Herald and News contain-*
d an interesting write-up of Little
ountain and her business men. The
ountain is a hustling little town and,
s rapidly coming to the fr6nt. Glad
o see it.
Messs. Arthur Lee Wheeler, of
Columbia, Aumerle Lorick, of Irmo,
ad Aumerle Singley, of Newberry
ollege. spent Easter at their homes
n this section.
A dog killer could spend a whole
week in this .section now and put in
some good work.
Our teacher gave iher pupils of
school an Easter egg hunt on the1
school grounds Friday afternoon,
which was much enjoyed. Some few
>f the ladies went out and enjoyed
the fun with teacher and pupils.
We will have no preaching here,
n the fourth Sabbath in this month,
as the Rev. Mr. Caldwell will be away,
from home at that time. His next ser
vice here will be the fourth Sabbath
in May. Sigma.
work at reasonable prices. May be
found at Phone 81.
4-1- On. WILL RTUFF.
Quiet Reigns.-Dr. Cromer's Talk to
Sunday School-Dr. A. F. Lang
ford Entitled to Credit.
ProsperitY. April 15.-Dr. Ed
wairds, 4, Statesboro, Ga.. spent the
Easter holidays with friends here.
Miss Gertrude Simpson, who is in
attendance upon t'he Deaconess'
Training School in Columbia, spent
several days with her parents.
Mr. Allen Counts has returned
from a visit to his mother Mrs. Lou,
Counts, who has been very ill for
some time.
Miss Margaret Johnson and Caro
lyn Cromer, of Newberry, visited
Miss Della Bowers this week.
Mr. Effingham Ridgell, a popular
commercial tourist of Batesburg is in
the city.
Quiet reigns once more on our
streets. The jolly college crowd, that
came home to enjoy Easter cessa
tion from studies, has resumed (?)
them. Yet we fancy that they have
not entirely eliminated from their
mind.; and hearts certain fair maids
and certain stunning Easter bonnets
and mothers' excellent cakes and
pies and sweetmeats-and admo
nitions to be good and make a ree
ord in classes.
We are getting ready to revel in
the ideal weather that seems to be
coming our way. Like th;e "burnish
ed dove" and "a young man 's
fancy" we are preparing to accom
modate ourselves to the changed con-,
ditions and let them affect us as they'
Miss Marie Lathan, of Little,
Mountain, visited at Wise Hotel this
The Palmetto club will be enter
tained by Mrs. G. Y. Hunter on Fri
day afternoon. Women martyrs
particularly "The Ma.l of Orleans'
will be reviewed at this hour. Ap
propriate music will be rendered.
Rev. M. 0. J. Kreps, who was so in
disposed last week as not to be able
to meet his appointments last Sun
day, has recovered sufficiently to be;
out once mqre.
Mr. George Harmon has returned
from the Atlanta Dental College.
We are glad that Mr. A. Logan
Wyse called attention to the over
sight of Dr. Asa F. Langford's
efforts in connection with Samps
Bridges and the Wallace House in
'76. The 'role of peacemaker was es
sentially Dr. Langford 's. He is .even
now surely enjoying the reward of
which a certain beatitude speaks.
Eternity alone will reveal "the little
nameless acts of kindness and of
love'' that follow in the wake of this
man's long and useful career as a
citizen and physician. None were ever
too poor to claim his time and 'skill;
the weather was never too extreme
for 'him to brave, and he was never
too busy to minister to the wants of
anyone, irrespective of color, who
chose to come to him.
We are sorry to state that Mrs. I
Jacob Shealey, mother of our towns
man, Mr. D. I. Shealey, was stricken'
with paralysis several days ago. It:
gives us equal pleasure to say that:
ihe is the oldest 'missionary worker!
in the Mt. Tabor congregation. She'
has been an active member for more'
than 60 years. In an early issue of
The Lutheran Church Visitor tihe pic-'
ture of Mr. and Mrs. Shealey and
their large, interesting and unbroken
family of children .will appear.
Dr. Cromer's talk on Sunday morn
ing was of a 'high order. He received
undivided attention throughout his
discourse. His openirig remark was'
"What has Easter to do with mis
sions. Why a missionary talk at Eas
ter-time?"' He wove together beau-'
tifully and 'deftly nature, illustration
and story to sihow how these two are
unseparably linked together. His treat
ment of the subject was novel and
convincing. The singing and responses
by the children were well rendered.
Miss Annie Laura Lester made a
flying trip to Columbia this week.
Mrs. Claud Singley spent the Eas
tertid'e with friends in Columbia.
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Lorick, of
Augusta, who have been the guests
of the latter's aunt, Mrs. J. P.'
Wheeler. have returned home.
Miss Mamie Hentz, of Pomaria, is
visiting Miss Julia Seihumpert.
Miss Talley Stuart has returned
from a visit to friends at Goldville.
Mr. H. J. Rawl spent Sunday in
Mr. Henry Russell. who is now sta
tioned at Silver Street, spent Easter
tide at home.
Miss Rosa Cannon, of Columbia, is
with her aunt, Mrs. Matthew Boozer.
Miss Sudie May Boulware visited
Miss Susie Langford over Suny.
Mrs. J. L. Wise has gone to Little
Mount ai n to spend a week with rela
We wish to congratulate our sister
town, Little Mountain, upon the very
readable edi'tion,relating to her enter
prises and enterprising business men
and hope they will continue to be pr1os
paes A this is a season for flowers
Took The Oath of Office as Judge
Of Seventlh Circuit-Newberry
Tio. S. Sease, a native of New
berry aini for many years a success
ful solicitor, in fact one of the best
ill the State. yesterday took the oat'h
of office as judge of the seventh cir
cuit. He was elected solicitor of the
seventh circuit while residing in
Newberry. Later he moved to Spar
tanburg and when Newberrv was
placed in the 8th circuit he remained
solicitor of the 7th.
At the recent session of the legis
lature he was elected circuit judge to
sneceed Judge Hydrick Who was made
associate justice of the Supreme
The following tribute from Judge
Memminger, who is holding court at
Spartanburg, Mr. Sease's last court
as solicitor, will be read with pleas
ure by Mr. Sease's many friends in
this county:
Judge Memming-r, in speaking to
the grand jury at the opening of the
general sessions court, paid a high
compliment to Solicitor Sease and
gave due praise to his splendid rec
ord as solicitor of the seventh judi
cial circuit. His remarks were as
"During the week as you know,
gentlemen, Mr. Solicitor Sease retires
from that office, during the term of
which he has accumulated a store of
honor and has become a power for
law and order in this circuit. As a
fit result and culmination of those
services, he has been chosen to be a
circuit judge; as one among the
twelve of us who in turn are over
t'his state, have given to us by the
people of the state, the power of life
and death and the meting out of that
most serious of all human preroga
tives, criminal punishment, which ci
vilized society must of necessity' for
its own preservation and protection,
lodge somewhere, and seeks to lodge
only in those in whom it can have the
utmost confidence. We feel sure that
in the larger and perthaps more dif
ficult sphere of official administra
tion the people of this county as
well as of the whole state will have
cause to be as proud of Mr. Sease as
judge as they must of necessity have
been of Mr. Sease as solicitor."
"Mr. Otts of Cherokee, will as you.
know, take up the work of 'solicitor
under appointment of our governor
recently made and announced. We
wish and have cause to expect of him
earnest and efficient work. You will
accord him that attention and re
spect to which the high responsibili
ties of his .office entitle him. We
trust and confidently ihope that it
will prove to be' true that in this case
"the mantle of Elijah shall have fal
len upon the shoulders of Elisha.''
The Spartanburg Herald has the
following to say editorially:
"Judge Memminger's tribute to
Solicitor Sease upon the eve of Mr.
Sease's reti.ring from that office to
become circuit judge, is entirely ap
propriate and expressive of the sen
timent of that county' and the entire
sevent~h circuit. Solicitor Sease has
been a "power for law and order''
and his ability as a prosecuting at
torney is thoroughly understood and
respected wherever 'he has appeared
in behalf of the State.
"May the same good sense and
high principle that has charaeterized
his course as solicitor attend him
throughout his career on. the circuit
bench. There is work for such men
on the circuit bench in South Caro
Gen. E. A. Garlington, of the U
S. Army, is expected in Newberry to
morrow on a short visit to his mother
and sister, Mrs. A. C. Garlington and
Mrs. W. Y. Fair.
Messrs. Watt Handerson and
James Caldwell of the Broad River
section have gone on a trip through
the West, and will be away some
three or four weeks.
Mr. A. A. McCollough, the efficeient
Plant foreman for the Southern Bell
Telephone Company, was in Columbia
on business Saturday and Sunday.
we wish to cast a bouquet in the Edi
tor's direction. The last issue of The
Herald and News surely attained the
hih-water mark of excellence in its
line. Mr. Editor, you deserve, and I
am sure you have, the appreciative
thanks of all your many interested
readers. We have been told by vari
ous people that your paper is by far
oe of the most eagerly sought for
papers that enters their homes. Just
the other day a lady remarked that
s~he and hber son always had a race
for the mail box on days when The
Herald and News is wont to arrive,
and that last Friday's issue was such
a multiplicity of sheets that the en
tire family had the pleasure of read
.nta~ the same time.
Mr. 0. MeR. Holmes Gets Busy
Buys Over 500 Bales--Price Ten
The Newberry cotton market has
been pretty lively for the past few
days owing to the sudden inerease in
As is usually the case, however, the
increase came too late to do a great
many of our farmers very much
good. However, some of them qlad
not sold and will get the benefit of
the increase.
Mr. 0. MeR. Holmes bought on
yesterday 425 bales at about ten
cents around and on the day before
he bought about 125 bales at the
same price.
This paper is not published to make
money, but to do good. We therefore
kindly ask such as are interested in
the work it seeks to promote to as
sist in its circulation. That is, please
help to scatter this big tract.
Cotton Market.
Reported by 0. MeR. Holmez.
G(od Middling ........10
Sti: Middling.. ....9 7-8
Market steady.
Cotton Market.
(Corrected by Nat Gist.)
Good Middling ........10
Strict Mid ling..... 9 7-8
M'ddling .. .. ........ __
No advertisement taken for
less than 25 cents.
HOUSE FOR RENT-Residence of
the late Capt. Henry S. Boozer.
Cor. Glenn and Harrington Streets.
Possession given at once For par
ticulars apply to
J,. P. Whe-.er, Exor.,
Prosper~(y, S. C.
4-16-09 2t.
Free-5 Colored Post 'Cards with
a 5 cents tablet at Anderson 10c. Co. 4
JER.SEY BUTTEE-I can supply a
limited number of customner& reg
ularly with Pure Jersey Butter.
Alex II Hudson, - I
-Telephone 194-3rings.
4-16-09 td.
FOR SALE-One desirable building
lot on Ma-in St. 60 ft. front. 228
feet d-eep. Terms cash.
4-1-094t. Fannie E. Rdmage.
Free-5 Colored Post Cards with
a 5 cents tablet at Anderson 10c. Co.
F. P. Caughman, Veterinarian and
Dentist. -
Bishop's Stables,:
.Newberry; S. C.
4-13-09-2t. - -
Flags all sizes. Crepe Papers - and
Tissue Paper all- colors. Anderson.
10c. Co.
RBSURECTION Plants ten cents
eaeh. One free with a box of twen
ty-five cents paper.
' Mayes' Book Store.
4-13- '09.-it.
New Line Collars and Jabots 0Oc.
Anderson 10c. Co.
WANTED-Trustworthy man or wo-.
man in each county to~ advertise.
receive orders and mahsge business
for New York Mail *Order House.
.$18.00 weekly; position permanent-,
no investment required. Previous
experience not essential to ~enga;
ing. Spare time valuable. Enelose,
self addressed envelope for full
particnlars. Address, Clarke Cc.,
Wholesa.le Dept., 103 Park Ave.,
New York.
Flower Pots 5c. and up.-Ander
son 10c. Co.
"PACQUILE,'' famous stallion for
merly owned by Ja.ek Brown, and
b)ig fi.ne jack. at Epting's old shed,
at cotton yard, for service. Fee,
$10.00. Groom fee 50e.
Thos. J. Davenport.
W. Connor, a graduate of the larg
est optical college in the world-the
Northern Illinois College of Chica
go. . Dr. Connor is located perman
ently in Newberry, gives both the.
objective and subjective tests by
electricity and guarantees his work.
Offic oer Coneland Brothers.

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