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VOL XLVII NO. 101 NEWBERRY, S. 0.. FRIDAY. DECEMBER 31. 1909 TWICE A WEEK. $1.50 A YEAR
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Miss Eunice Jane Halfaere and Mr
Willitm Frank Hipp were marrie<
on Wednesday evening at six o'loeli
at the home of the bride's parents
Dr. J. S. Moffatt, president of Ers
kine college, officiating. The bridE
is the eldest daughter of Dr. and Mrs
Jno. C. Halfacre, of Newberry, and
the groom is fie son 6f Mr. and Mrs
Jno. C. Hipp, of Newberry. He hold
the position of cashier for the Paci
fie Mutual Life Insurance company.
Promptly at six o'clock Miss Lois
Goggans began playimg Lohengrin
wedding march, which announced thE
comng of the bridal party. Dear
est, Believe," . by Givordane, wai
softly played during the ceremony.
First came the two little ribbor
'girls, Mary Frances Halfacre, sistez
of the bride, aind Julia Summer. They
were followed by Messrs. J. Ernest
Cann'on and Claude C. Schumpert;
Misses Beatrice Bedenbaugh, of Po
--aa, and Annie Bruce, of Palatka,
Fla. Messrs. Frank Halfaere, brothe
of the bride, ana Charles C. Mackey,
of Greenville; Misses Annie Mae
Bed-anbaugh, of Pomaira, and Mar
tlia Johnstone, of Newberry; Messrs.
J C. Hipp, brother of the groom,
:and Robert Norris. Then came Mis
Ruth Haifaere, sister of the bride, as
iaid of -honor, fonowed by the bride
eaning on the arm of the groom.
The bridesmaids were costumed i
white, and earied bouquets of white
arnations tid :with white tulle. The
maid of honor was dressed in pin];
-ilk, with gold trimmingS, and ear
ied pink carnations.
"The bride was never lovelier tham
her bridal gown of Venetian late
oer white silk, made princess. She
. arried a shower bouquet of bride s
roses and lif-ies of the valBy tie
with white tulle. The wedding veil
was eaught up with lillies of the val
le and hung in - graceful foldS
which fell to the hem of the bridal
, : gown.
The bride's only ornament was a
pearl brooch, a gift of the groom.
The parlor, where the marriag
took place, was decorated in white
and green, the floor an dstairCase be
ig covered withi white, and the Bee
drations3 in: the dining room .were in
'hpink and green, the lights also.beinz
o these doors.
A delicious sa)ada corse wias serv
ed the brida.l party and guests. The
reception1 was from 7 to 9ro 'elock.
mmediately after the supper the~
bride changed her wedding dress for
handsome going-away suit of o'lve
~.~reen arnd a becoming fur toqu.e, the
bride and groom going to Jackson
ville and other plaees -n Florida,
where they will spend a month.
At the home of the bride's parents,
in east Main street, on the twenty
ninth of December, at high noon, Mr.
. P. Wilson - and, Miss Theodosia
Ri~vers Maybin, were joined it the
holy bonds of matrimony, the~ Rev.
The hone was beautifully decorat
ed in holly and ivy, carrying out in
every detail the spirit of the holiday
While -fawaiting the approach of
the bridal party, a Mazurka in E
Major and Pastoral with Variations
were beutifully rendered by Miss
JJulia Johnstone, who also played the
wedding march, and the party en
-ered to the strains of Lohengrm 's
wwedding march. Miss Verna May
.in, the bride's sister and maid of
honor, entered first c,arrymng a bou
quet of pink carnations. Then the
bide entered on the arm of the
groom. While plighting their troth
the ontractin1g parties stood beneath
a large white heart, pierced with a
Meanwhile Miss Johnstone softly
played Hearts and Flowers.
The bride was becomingly attired
in a handsome traveliing suit of grey:
-an' carried a bouquet of bride's ros
es and ferns.
After a short but impressive cere
moy, the guests were ushered int<
the- ining room, where a beautiful
reast was dtaintily served. The ta
N wa beaifnul decorated with a
profusion of white carnations anu
violets, carrying out the color scheme
of lavender and white. The shades
were drawn and the soft mellow light
of the candles made it a scene ot
bOeauty. The presents were varied
The bride is the eldest daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Maybin. -She is
a young lady of many accomplish
ments and charming personality, and
has many friends throughout the
The groom is a prosperous young
planter Of Darlington.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilson left on the
3.20 p. m. train for Darlington, their
future home, -where they will be ten
dered a reception on the night of the
thirtieth, by Dr. and Mrs. Wilson,
parents of the groom. We extend to
them our heartiest congratulations
aqnd wish for them a long life of un
Mr. Allisan Criso and Miss Be3
sie Crooks- were married at the home
of the bride in Glenn street Wednes
day evening at 6 o'clock. Rev. Ed
ward Fulenwider performed the cere
mony. Mr. Crisp is from Walhalla,
where he and his bride will make
their home. Mrs. Crisp is a most ex
cellent young laidy, and New,berry
gives her up with reluctance. The
.best wishes of hier numerous friends
fol-ow her to her new home.
Mr. C. M. Folk and Mrs. Lillie
May Brown were married oa Tues
-di, at th-e home of Ihe oride, tle
Rev. J. D. Shealy offioiating. Bdth
the contracting paAies are of the
Long Lane section of the county,
where they will make their home.
They have many friends, who wish
them a great deal of happiness.
Married at the residence of the
bride's father, Mr. A. M. Dominick,
on December 22, 1909, Mr. Joseph M.
Wilson and Miss Jessie May Domi
At the close of this bright, calm
December aftermoon, a. gay crowd as
sembled to wit 'C3 ie nuptials of
this happy young couple.
As the autumnal sun shed its last
'soft rays, all repaired to the parlors
'which was beautifully decorated in
Iholly and white.
IMr. Holland -Wilson, brother of the
groom, with Miss Luey Dominiek, sis
ter of the bride, and Mr. Eugene Mc
j'uElough, with Miss Esaiie Wi3spn
.preceded the groom, who followed
with his bride upon his arm.
The groom was hiandsome in his
suit of. black, and the bride beauti
furl in her gown of white lingerie,
trimmed in baby Irish 'lace, with
gloves eand shoes to match, as they
stood there 'neath festoons of -holly
an'd white wedding telis and -spoke
the words which made them one
while life lasts.
IThe -ceremony was performed by
Dr. A. J. Bowers, of Newberry, as
sisted by the Rev. \y. R. Anderson,
After the ceremony' all repaired to
the dining room, where a tempting
course was served. On the day fol
lowing a reception was given in hon
or of the bride and groom at the
home of t.he groom's father, Mr. T.
The happy couple are spending
their honeymoon with relatives ipn
Wihitmre. May thei. now bright
lives never be shadowed by the slight
est riffle of sorrow, but hbe unclouded
to the end, is the wish of their many
*Married at West End Lutheran
uarsonage on Sunday, December 26,
Mr. Jno. C. Shealy and Miss Mary
~T. Long. All of Newberry, R. F. D.
Mr. William Alexander Morehead
and Miss Mabel Hopkins were mar
rie at Hlopewell church, in the south
easterna part of Laurens county, on
W\ednuesday evening of last week, the
Rev. D. P. Boyd. pastor of the bride,
The church was beautifully and ap
propriately decorated for the occa
sion. the decorations carrying out
the spirit of the holiday season.
Miss Hopkins is the younge
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Ho:
kins. She attended the Columb
college for two years, and while the:
made many friends in various par
of the State. She is a youag lady
rare beauty and aecomplishment.
Mr. Morehead is the son of M
Wallace A. Morehead,. one -of tI
most prominent planters of Unic
county. He is book-keeper at ti
Banna cotton mills, at Goldville. B
is a young mau of sterling worth ar
integrity, with a bright future.
Mr. William H. Dorroh and Mi
Annie Mae Chappell were marri
on Sunday afternoon, December 2
at the home of the bride's parent
Mr. and Mrs. John Henry Chappel
near the city, the Rev. D. P. Boy
officiating. Mr. Dorroh is a son <
Mr. J. H. Dorroh, and is one of tI
young and progressive planters of ti
county. The bride is a daughter <
Magistrate and Mrs. J. H. Chappe
Both the -young people .have hosts <
warm friends who wish for the
Mr. Ray Pitts and Miss Ola Bis]
op were married on Sunday afterno<
at 2 o'clock, at the home of ti
bride's parents; Mr. a'nd Mrs. C. I
Bishop, of No. 6, the ceremony bein
performed by the. Rev. J. B. Frida,
The contracting parties have ti
hearty good wishes of many friends
ENUMERATORS' TEST EASY.
Census Director Durand Sets Febr
ary 5 as the Date.
. Washington, December 27.--At
person of good judgment, who hz
received an ordinary common'scho
ednucation, cai, readily and easil
pass the test to be given applican
for census enumerators' places o
Saturday, February 5, the date fina
ly set by United States Census D
rector Darand, accordiig to an ax
raounneemient from the census burea
tod-ay. This will be a comforting.a
surance to the several hundred thouc
ad who are believed to be conten
plaiting application for the places.
It was emphatically st'ated at tli
bureau that t4he test will .be an em
nenitly reasonable and praetical on,
similar to that applied to applican1
a~t the twelfth cenisus. It wil1 eonsih
of filling ou a sample schedule<
population from a description, i
narrative form, of typical families
'and, in the case of enumerators whos
work will be in the rural district
they will be called upon to fill or
'an aidditioal sample rehedule of at
ricubture, from in,formation furnisi
ed by the cens~us bureau.
Al pereons,' wihetJher women c
men, who may desire to become eer
sus enumrera.tors must be citizens <
:the uhited States; residents of th
supervisor's district for wh:ieh the
wish to be appointed; must be n<
less than 18 nur more than 70 ye'ai
of age; must be physically able t
.0the~ work; mu.st be trust:worth;
nonest and of good habits; must has
at' leas tan ordinary education an
Imust be able to write plainly an
Iwith reason'able rapidity.
Those who can comply with thes
requirements are invited to put i
thiear applications, as 'there will t
at least 68,000 enumerators' placest
.,be tilled by the middle of March i
preparationi for the enumeration bi
ginning April 15.
~Application forms, with full ih
structions for filling in, and complel
information eoneerning the test an
'the method of appointment can I
.secured by writi-ng to the supervis<
of census for the supervisor's di
trict ini which the applieant live
Alt a.pplications, properly fied .i
must be filed with the supervisors n<
later than January 25, as any recei'
ed after that date cannot be conIsi(
The l)rayton Rutherford. Chapte:
l'. D. C., will hold its regular monti
ly mneeting at Mrs. C. II. Caunon
;ll Tuesday aflt('fol~ti, January 4tl
I!)10. at 4 o'clock.
Mamie E. Schumipert,
A YOUNG LIFE CUT SHORT.
The Sad Death of Mrs. W. C. Rheney,
ia In This City, On Last Friday
f Mrs. W. C. Rheney died at thel
home of her parents, in this city, at
r. a- early hour on last Friday morn
e ing. Mrs. Rheney had been sick for
n;about two weeks, but no fears were
e'entertained for her recovery, and
e!her death came as a great shock to
d her family and to the community
generally. She was a, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Bwles and a
granddaughter of the late Mr. S. P.
d Mrs. Rheney was twenty years of
3, age. She leaves a husband and two
little girls, one seventeen months of
1, age and the other only about two
f The i-emains were interred. in Rose
e mont cemetery on Sunday afternoon,
e the funeral being conducted by her.
pastor, the Rev. J. E. James.
-Lovely in form and of a bright and
If sunny disposition, with appareatly a
n life of usefulness before her, it was
to mortal minds a mysterious decree
that her young life should be so sud
denly cut off. But her relatives and
1 friends have onsolation in the great
n truth that He who gives life and who
te takes it away is a God of love and
.g The following beautiful tribute to
7. Mrs. Rheney is from the Herald, of
Le Augusta, published where Mrs. Rhen
ey formerly lived with her parents
before their removal to Newberry:
"With their hearts saddened with
grief and their eyes filled with tears
I- the friends of Mrs. William C. Rhen
ey of Spartanbuig .learned this morn
ing of her death, at 5.30. o'clocki
y which culminated an illness of two
s weeks, at the home of her. parents,
)l Mr. and Mrs. Joseph L. Bowles, in
y . ewberry.
;s "Mrs. Rheney, formerly Miss Mar
I- guerite Bowles of this city, has beein
- aking her liome in Spartanburg
i. since her marriage two years ago,
- but ,for several weeks she has been
u visiting her mother in. Newberry.
Up until five o'clock this morn
- ig it was thought that notIfing stood
L- in the .way. of Mrs. Rheney's recov
ery, but at that hour serious heart
e trouble developed, whih ended in
"Her life was young but full of
beauty and goodness that makes one
t feel tha.t
a "There is~ no 4eath.
The stars go down to shine apon
e some fairer shore.''
t "To know her was to love her,
- and to love her was a joy, whidh will
-always eling to the memories and
hearts of . her relati-ves, friends and
r admirers. As' the Goddess of Dawn
- openea' the gates of day, a beautiful
, soul entered the Palace of Eternal
y "Mrs. Rheney had just reached
t the twentieth mile-stone of life. She
s is, survived by her husb ad, Mr. W.
o C. Rheney, and two bright little
-daughters; her parents, Mr. a;nd Mrs.
e Joseph Bowles, and three brother,
,j Mr. Joseph Bowles, Jr., of Tennessee;
d Mr. Marion Bowies, .and Mr. Samuel
n~ O'NE1ALL ST. CHRISTMAS TREE.
* Delightful Entertainment For The
~"Young People at O'Neall Street
One of the enjoyable affairs of the
-holiday season -was the Christmas
Ctree at 0O'Neall Street Methodist
d church on Friday evening. An at
e tractive program had been arrnged j
r for the occasion, beginning with aI
-prelude by the organist, Miss Geneva
'Thornton, and consisting of songs by i
Sthe -ehoir, responsive readings and!I
t recitations by the young people. The!
- edton- of the program was highly
c reditable to all who took part.
At the conclusion of the program
Santa Claus apppared in the pulpit
a-il gave the children a short t&lIk,
which was v-ery much enjoyed by the
s The presents were then distributed.
I much to the delight of the children.I
and of everybody prese-nt.
The ,benediction was then pronoune
ell by the pastor.
HOLIDAY AT PROSPERITY.
Many Attctive Social Events Ap
propriate to the Season.-Per
Prosperity, Dec. 30.-Miss Clink- i
scales, of Due West, is the guest of J
Miss Kate Thompson.
Mr. H. J. Rawl spent the Yuletide 4
with his brdther in Charleston. I
Miss Lizzie McCracken, of New
berry, Mr. and Mrs. Richards, and
Mr. Crooks Mathis, of Columbia,
were guests at Wise Hotel this -week.
Mr. Claude Smith, of Newberry, 3
visited Mr. Hal Kohn this week.
Mrs. G. D. Brown has gone to Clin- ]
ton to see her' brother, Mr. H. C.
Moseley. . We are sorry to " report
that Mr. Moseley has .had another
stroke of paralysis.
Mrs.. Pat Kennedy, of Due West,
returned Wednesday from a short
stay with her mother, Mrs. Wither
Mr. George Brown returned Tues
day from Clinton.
Miss Julia Matthews returned to
Ninety Six today, to the regret of.
her many friends.
Dr. T. F. Littlejohn is visiting
friends in. the city.
Mr. and 'Mrs. Fuller Lyon, of Co
lumbia, spent Christmas with Mr.
D. M. Langford's family.
Miss Annie Lee Langford, of .Spar
tanburg, is at home for a, week.
Rev. S. C. Morris arrived Tuesday.
He will fill his apjointment at Zion
on Sunday. W extend Mr. Morris
a cordi-al welcome and t-rust that his
stay in our midst will be pleasant,
profitable and long.
Mr. 0. B. Simpson, of the Charles-.
ton Medical college, is home for the
Miss Laurie Lester, of the. Colum
bia hoispital, and Mr. Allen Lester,
of the citadel, are visiting their par
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Wheeler, of Co
lumbia,-were the guests of Dr. Wheel
er's family tis. week.
Miss Freddie Banks, of the St.
Phillips community;spentseveral 'days
with -Miss Grace Aurton ReaginA last
Miss Ethel Counts, who is teach
ing at Darlingto-n, is home on her
Mr. and Mrs. A. L Black spent the
Christmas tide with relatives at Leres- 1
Messrs. V.ernorn, Curtis, Hollan~d,
and Miss Lucile and Mrs. Fellers, of <
Newberry, visited. Mr. L. S. Bowers''
family last week.
Miss Banna Green, of Newberry, i
and Misses Singley have been visit- t
hig Miss Julia' Sekaumpert. ..
Miss Mary .Ciireton, of Greenwood,|]
is with Mrs. E. W. Werts~for a fAw i
Mr. Fawley Mathis, of Ninety Six,
is visiting Mr. Jin Wrets' family.
Th.e young people enjoyed a dance
at the au'ditorium on Wednesday I
evening. Many visitors, from stir- I
rounding towris participated. - i
Misses Lindsey and Sheflield, of1
Tennessee, are spending the holidays
with Miss Mivnie Boyd Brown..
Mr. Bob Wilson is visiting Mr.
Mrs. Lonnie Calhoun,<of Colum1bia,1
visited Mrsfi Har-mon this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Jolha Crosson are in
Leesville for the wedding of Dr.
Willie Crosson and Miss Holstein on
Mr. Wilbur and Miss Della Long
are at home for a few days' stay.
Miss Corrie Boineau, of Columbia,
Miss Willis, of Grey Court, and
Misses .Lathan, of Little Mountain,
are the guests of Miss Willie May
Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Barrier, of
Little Mountain, are visiting Mr. S. 3
J. Kohn's fam.ily.
Misses Sudie Dennis and Kathia- t
rie Wright, of Newberry, are visit-I
ing Miss Mary Wheeler. r
About a score of Newberry girls
and beaux came down for the min- 2
strel. We joked them and tried to i
add~ to their enjoyment and make
them feel alt home. 1:
31r. Jake Warner and Miss Aline
H~rtman were married last week by
R.v. S. P Koen. We wish these two e
okag people a long. happy'and pr.o:' I
perous journiey thirough life. c
Mr. Ed. M ts is viitn friendsi
Mr. Joiner, of Helena, Ga., is vis
ting his daughter, Mrs. Robert Pugh.
Quite a few of our people attend
d the Halfacre-Hipp wedding- on
Miss Rosabel Harmon, who is
;eaching at Cardova, S. C., is home
or the holidays.
Misses Wilje May Wise, Clara
'ibson and Eunice Long, are home
rom Winthrop college.
Mr. Geo. D. Bown, superintendent
rf our schools, has gone to Columbia
o attend the Teachers'- association.
Mr. Vernon Shealy, of Whitmire,
s at home on a visit to his parents.
Chief Workman has moved into the
Eimand house on DeWalt avenue.
Mr. Ge'rge Bobb, of Columbia, vis-I
ted Mr. George Griffin this .week.
Mrs. Addie Hodges has. returned
rom a visit -to relatives in Columbia.
Mr. Hart Kohn spent Saturday and
)unday- at hoine.
Don't forget that the Tacky Meas
iring Party is billed for Friday
vening. "Five cents a foot, one
ent an inch,'' so the little bbys say.
Holy communion will be admn
ered at Gra;ce church Sunday morn
ng. A large attendance on the part
>f the congregation is ardently hoped
We wish to extend our readers
very one of them, our very ,best
wishei not only for a happy, prosper
us New Year, but for a hapPy, "re&
etter' all the year.
Mr. A. G. Wise has gone to Char
otte for a few days.
Masters. Watson and Eugene Luth
r, of Coluinbia, are visiting their
randparents, Dr. and Mrse B. L 7
"The mhnstrel Tuesdak vening
Was a phenomenal sceess." Sosay
LII who .saw the folowing maids and
natrons in their various casts and
itunts: Mesdames Mors and Sig
.ey, Misses' Della Bowers, lena ues
er, Effie Hawking, . Erin- Koi, Ad
lie and Ellen Wt,rts, 'Hattie Grose
lose, Julia Matthews, and Ruby
ffheeler-and little Rebecca Har
non' and Elizabeth Brown. The mus
c was furnished by Mrs. Browin,
isses' Matthews and Wheeler. The .
okes were short; local, and to the
>oint. The followig eid-men, Miss
Iiester, Kohn, Hawkins and Mrs.
ingley kept the house in a contin
LOus round of laughter. The solos by
isses Kohni, Groselose, Ellen Werts
nd Ruby Wheeler were well render
d and seemingly enjoyed. The farce
'Black Sharps and .Ebony. Hats"
was particularly well aeted, and elic
ted much commendation. "Bells inL
he Kitchen,'' *as also enjoyed. The
ongs aiid dances by little Rebecca
armon and Elizabeth Browne were,
n themselves, worth thea price of the
how. The former's solo ,was very
weet and clear, :and the- la*ter's
[aning was very cleverly exeeuted.
heir joint song, "Blind Pig,'' was
ip-to-date and cute. If last night's
nitial performance of these two tots
s indicative of theid histrionie and
teller ability they have a bright fu
ure before tihem. '
If this weather continues we think -
e can go on polar expeditions with-, -
iut first elimbing Mt. Kinley. Not \
~eing adventurously inclined we are
Loping this weather will go else
here and give us an opportunity to
~njoy the remaining holidays.
N is.P. s. Pleasemake a New
fea's present of a new linotype to
he fellow who set up my letter lst
eek. He ertainly needs it!!
' Ceerng HeUp aBt
A young lady living im Atlanta
isited the home of her fiance in
ew Orleans. On, her return home
n old negro "mammy'' long in the
ervice of the family, and conse
iuently privileged to put the ques
"Honey. when is yok going to git
The engagement not having 'been
nnounced, the Atlanta girl smil
"Indeed. I ca:n't say, auntie. Per
aps I shall never marry."
The old woman 's jaws fell.
"Ain't dat a pit-y, now!?' she
jwulaed. and, aftei' reflection, she
dded. consolingly. "Dey say that
le aidls is de hiappiest critters drey
C once dey quit strugglin' ''-Un
it- lIemu' Magazine.