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VOLUME XLTIII. NUMBER 100. -NEWBERRY, SOUTH CAROLIA, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1910.
COL 0. L SCHUMPERT RESTS FROM LABORS SLEEPS LAST SLEEP IN UNIFORM OF GREY. The End Came on Saturday Night. Gallant and Brilliant Son of the South.. When Osborne L. Schumpert an swered the fin!la roll-cal on Saturday dght, another gallant spirit went to join the hosts of Lee and Jackson, in the camp eembe l, formed beneath the shade of the trees, where peace is the watch-word. In the uniform of Con federate grie, which he loved and -which he so signaly honored, all that was mortal of him was laid to rest in -Rosemont eametery yesterday aftVr -noon. Recafling the lad of sixteen yea :s, who with a smfle on his face, end the light of battle and the love of country in his eyes, often turned from his general with a salute and rcde directly in front of lines of blue wich were raining shot and shell -aross his path, taking the near2st 1rpite because "orders were import a7t." and who in later years met every eisue as squarely as he had looked de.th in the eye when he was General Kershaw's courier in the days of the adties, the eyes of many of his com r.ades were dim with tears yesterday afternoon as they saw his remains lowered into their last resting place, and throughout the Southland among Ih thousands who knew and iespect al and admired him. there was sor Col. Schumpert had not been in od bealth for several years, end for :'short while precenlimg his death be -was rearded as a very sick man. but 10s death on Saturday night came as a shock to the entire communitv. He wvs TOt able to a-nnaar in court at the recent term., and -ad hen confined to hi f .nzs or me time nrior tn thn-t b"t it wa 'hop%d 'nv - iAds that %P wol'A h- P'le ta be ont prai soq-n- All t".+ TV-1ie.0 W.4pne ew'uld aee'nkyyi0 thwPvA-. w ' of no ava4. and tM 4,- %t 1() oiek cn Sxturdav ript. Cul. Schumpert was born in New be-rv county on July 26, 1845. He was the son of Jacob K. Schumpert, of thir enrty. and Harriet Ab'ney, of Edhge fii' rn'ntv. he~ wife. When t'e W'a' Btween thie, States came on, whP'e e' mere lad. he volunteered as a mem ber of the Quitm2an Rifles, -and wer mustered in Comnpaniy E, Third Sout CroH4na R egiment, a part of Ker Ulhaw's Brigade. He was appointed courier to General Kershaw, and or deirly of the Third Regiment. He serv ed throughopIt the war with distin guished courage. When General Keir gsw after the w'ar was a judge an' . presiding in Newberry, he related ar tueldent of his' courier which he said 'was chlaracteristic of him th.roughoodt 4e great struiggle. On one occasior G3eneral Kershaw was sitting on hie brse when young Schumpert gal'lor ed up with a request for instructione~ frm an officer in a different part o' ho field. General Kershaw wrote bi' erders and hainded them to the courier. With a salute, young Schumpart ask ed. "General, which way shall I re turn?" "The orders are important." reviled the general. Without another werd~r young Schaimpget . turned bW borse and galloped stra;ight across the g eld in the withering fire of 'the enemiv when by making a slight detou-r br could have ca:rried the orders with out danger to himself. The orderF were important; therefore, time wae essenial, no matter 'though minde 64.A1s and shot and sharprel rain&e tike bai about him 'in takimg the dhorter rou<te. Judge Kershaw re cearked tha as he looked at his cour ter plMng across 'Vfat field be rerrettPM every second of that ride Which meant al'most certain death that he had not ondered him to take the other route and that one of the 'hapiest moment& of his life during tha,t great struggle was when be against saw you-ng Shumnpert alive. This is one of ma:ny incidents wh'Ich are related of the young soldier's coolvness and courage and daring. Following the war, Mr. Sch.umvert went to Corenvagenl university. Den trark. where 'he graduated in 1871, Iend was shortiv thereafter adimtted to t'e har. TFollowing his admission'T to te hqr. be racticed law in his pa t'o county un until the time of his death. Hle rentesented Newberry county in~ the lower branch of the general as sembly from 1884 to 1886, and in 188 he was elected solicitor of the ok seventh judicial circut, comprising th( counties of Newbeilry, Spartanburg Laurens, Greenwood and Union. H< was recognized as one of the ables1 prosecuting officars in South Carolina and in the entire South. Absoluteb fea1s in the discharge of his duty b.e brought ail his pronounced abilit3 and the great power of his eloquence into play in every case which h bandled from 'the gravest feony t< the misdemeanor of laast importance Dnd his record as solicitor is second to none. He slprved asi solicitor for edgbt years, and then continued the practicE Af law in Newberry. Col. Schumpert was one of the ab lest lawyers at the bar of South Caro aina. He had a marked faculty fox ssembling teistimony and grasping :he essential points, without regard to Jhe unessential details. He was a powerful speaker-a true orator, ogical and with an eloquence pos Messed by few Tnen. His knowledge f the law was thorough, and he was student of human nature, and under tood men. Combinin:g these qualities ith a magnificent physique, he eas ly took a position in the front ranks >f the able lawyers of this State, and Mhen his record is finally writ in the Lnals of the bench and bar, it will be me which any man might be proud to eave. He was engaged in -hundreds >f important cases, both civil and riminal, in various sections of the 3tate. It was a tribute to his legal ability Iat he was often called upon to act L special judge. As a judge he was Wam and dispassionate, seeking the ruth of the cases waich came before iim, and he always presided with marked ability and fairness. An incident is recalled of a special ourt over which he presided Jn 9partanburg during the latter part of :he year 1908. The intarest of the ntire country was upon this court or the reason that several companie )f militia bad been called out to pro ;ect the prisoner from the mobs which hreatened to wreak summary ven eance upon him. The jail had been .arded, and a special term of court aied to try him, and Col. Schumpert vas appointed special judge. The -eo was brought into the court room mnder military escort, and the sol iers fl erl the court room to prevent 'ny demonstrationl. Judge Schampart n a ringing address asked 'the militia : withdraw, saying that be did not elieve their presence as such was -ecesay in a temple of justice in south Carolina. "I want to appeal toc be good sense and sound judgmant, a.h! the patrtotism of the law-abiding~ eople ot Spa.rtanburg county to up mold my arm and the lawfully coneti uted officers of this court in the dis harge of their lawfu:l duty," he said 'I am .going to sit here and do my luty, so far as; I can, and, my fripnds. t wil be done, and d'one without the gesence of oumr friends the miite biere." Juage Schunmpe'rt continued at some lengh along this ie, comn ohmenting the militia for their faith 'iness, but making it plain that the ~ort would proceed and that be was ble to conduct it without the assist i.nee of the mmltia. It was an elo inuent appaa.l, a'nd every one whio heard tnew that J-udge Scheumuert TfeaLnt -'ngv what be saP1. The so1nie" withdrew and the trial proceeded as if there bad never been a whismer o excitement C. Setemnort aiwa -s took ar ac e inee.. in the U'nieoi Cv'f&' o V teras' organization. For 'a ' n bar of years, and ,'p untifl the time OI tie devoted a great deal of lovin' wn' bad ome to look to bin fovr laea sip and guidance in its affairs. 91" d"enever any of thMm attenM~ the~ n.t was o.1ways 'wit.h themn, ed the' leader. The people of Newbe coounty ad came to look uponm his a the lea,elin snirit on all n""no"t" r>ccasions, and be 'was vjneit I r'.hare f the eTe'rcipes- FT w"" n invah.he 'rsf:"ne to t41e W." tern of t'e CnafMiter in "a:l tf*i 'mata~kTh. Fe wn shO 1ong r.mi is also survived by two brothers, F. A. Schumpert, of Sinford, Fla., for merly of Newberry, and Dr. J. I. Sdhumpert, - of Shreveport, La., and two sisters, Mrs. Os. Wels, of New berry, and Mrs. E. A. Cassity, of Rus ton, La. He was preceded to the spirit land about three years ago by his only daughter, Mrs. Thym McOlure. The FuneraL The funeral services were conduct ed at the home at 3.30 o'clock yester day afternoon by the Rev. Edw. Fulen wider, pastor of the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, of which Col. Schum pert was a member. The interment was at Rosemont cemetery, tha cere monies at the grave being in ciarge of Amity lodge, No. 87, A. F. M., and being conducted by Past Worshipful Master Fred. H. Dominick. James D. Nance camp, United Con federate Veterans, acted as a guard of honor. Oal. Schumpert was a past master of Amity lodge, and was for eigbt years district deputy gTand master. He was also a member of Spartanburg Commadery, Knights Templar. His connection with the James D. Nance camp has adready, been spoke of. Thus the 6hurch of which be, was a member, and de two otgher organizations which he loved, were in charge of the last sad rites. The paml-bearers were: Active-L. W. Floyd, S. B. Aul, Dr. 0. B. Mayer, H. C. Holloway, H. H. Kinard, Dr. W. G. Houseal, J. B. Morgan, W. P. Hou seal, B. F. Goggans and J. E. Nor wood. Honorary-Dr. James McIn tosh, S. G. Welch, M. M. Buford, D. A. Dickert, W. H. Blats, W. G. PeteT son, B. F. Griffin, James F. J. Cald well, J. W. Gary, Y. J. Pope. There were many beautiful floral tributes. Telegrams of syMpathy from every part of the State and from many parts of the Sotth bave been received by the bereaved famly. Among the telegrams of sympathy received by the family was de follow ing from Governor Ansel: "My heartfelt sympathy is hereby extended in your sad bereavement. I Col. Schumpert was esteemed and lov ed bv aill who knew him. In his death South Carolina has lost one of its best citizens. "M. F. Ansel, "Governor." By direction of Mayor Cole. L. Blease, the governor-elect, the city hall bel@l -was tolled as a mark of re spect to Col. Schumpe'rt's memory. The Winifred Townsand Concert Co. On Fri.day, Decemnber 16, at 8.15 p. n., the second lyceum attra,ction. the nifred To~wnsaTd Concert company, .:! appear in Holland hall. The musical excellence and excep tional variety of de program of this organization is the product of the va red talen.ts,' torough cultura, wide experience anid long concerted 'work of its members. Violin, piano, soprano, celo and baritone in solos, instrumfen tM .and vocal trios ensemble, inimni tal-a !held -imperonations., sketches. aeves from operas, and a grand finale of iaIno, voices and violin, make up a billamt and popular program of greater variety and merit than Is usu saW giveni by a larger companY. Winif red Townsamd Is one of Chi cao's mnost artistic vioMiniets: Af er. ha,ving studied with America's best +J9ncM is, wi.rnei the collese qWold .&eg .nae Pe',ihard Lls.teman, Miss -roena we.t '1h.ad, where ebe be came a vil of (neloso, the gret oa-e'e' 'uinnnist, who omheen et' whitt in biad~ent terms. Wh'ie i great euccess at the "Academlie Vitti." wmre ev'an i-ctie. a nnar weekly. Mr. Ralp~h Walker alwa.vs dge'r th u a1e~ -itM rMe 1iterwehti" n. + e 4a '^- e Mh as conno 1i$ voice of great fie'ribllit7 and sweet ness. The comon.any 11romsm to give a L mos(t en'jovable evening. Sf"'m~ e,d mission 50 ceuts. Season tickets ma" "e v'irbesad at the door at redece& rats. IThe ChWeton & Wesern Caro1n' Rdiway w11'1 sell. e'rcursioni tickats ec count of tihe HoNidays' at very low rates for tihe ronnmd trin. TJNlr '" d e T)ere~efer 15. 16. 17. 2t. 22. 23 24, 25 and 31. 1910 and Janum~ 1 -on T',l 1unit r+n.rnin January ryon Do-no> Ap g+ I->o n,noway Anr'osa. Gia. APPOINMENT FOR COKESBURY DISTRICT WHERE METHODIST PREACHERS 0 NEXT YEAR. Rev. I. L. Banks Remains at Central. Some Changes in Other Churches. The following appointments for the Cokesbury district were read at the Metbod : conference in Sassion in Cbarleston yesterday. It will be seen tbat the Rev. M. L. Banks remains at Central, d3at the Rev. W. C. Kelly is succeeded .at West End mnd Mollhon by Bet. A. I. Gardner, e Rev. S. C. Morris --remains at Prosperity, and that the Rev. W. R. Bouknight sue ceeds at Kinards the Rev. Mr. Boyd, who has been superannuated. The Rev. A. 0. Jeffcoat remains alt Whit mire. The apointments aTe as foldows: Presdng. Elder-J. C. Roper. Abberiflle-G. E. Edwards. Butler-J. M. Lawson Cokesbury-J. P. Miller. Greenwood, Main Stree-G. F. Clarkscn. Greenwood MiH-J. W. Kilgore. Greenwood Circult-W. L. Gault. Klnardse-W. IL Boaknight. Central, Newberry-M. L. Banks. O'Nea.1 Street and Mollohon, New berry-A. M. Gardner. Newberry Circuit-J. M. Fridy. Ninety-Six-F. V. Dibble. Parksville-O. N. Rountree. Pboenix-F'oster Speer. Prosperity-S. C. Morris. Princeton-R. K DuBosa. Saluda.-E. P. Taylor. Waterloo-F. G. Wbitlock. Whitmire-A. 0. Jeffcoat; R. E. Mood junior preacher. .i1er Coege-J. 0. Wilson, presi dent; R. A. Child, financial agent * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * SOCIAL. * * * The Woman's Club held one of its instructive meetings with Mrs P. E. Scott Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Scott had her living room decorated with pictures of madonnas she had collect ed in New York and abroad, which added much to the interest of the les son sub.ject which was Famous Mad onnas. Miss Elizabeth Dominick read a magazine article on -Raphael, Mrs. Harms the beautiful Christmas poem, "0 L.itle Town of Bethleham." Mrs. Norwood, the Madonnas in Italia.n art, and the lesson was led by Mrs. Scott. Friday afternoon the "Calendar" of the Methodist church had a most pleasant social mneetig with Mrs. Hornby. Quite a number were pres ent and delightful refreshments were served. On Wednesday afternoon at 2.30 o'clock at the horne of Rev, and Mrs. . M. Fridy, was the qu:iet. but very pretty marriage of MisB Pennie Louise F'ridy, of Newtberry, to Rev. T. W. Munnerlyn, of Plnewood. The mar rage was sollemized by Rev. 3. M. Frdy, the father of the bride. Only a few intimnate friends and relatives were. present. Tn'e onceS wore a beautifully tailor ed coat-suit of navy blue and a very pretty hat to correspond. After Ught refreshments were serv ed, Rev and Mrs. Munnerlyn left for Charleston. From the "City by the Sea" they will go to Florida. Their many fiends extend to them 1ir conretPiStions and good wishes. ev. and Mrs. Munnerlyn will be at ~oe to their friends at Pinewood, The following out-of-town guets waonre<-.ent- Mrs. s ni Ma-tin flray Cout; Mrs. F. A. McMakin, Win-ne oo: Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Fr-i'v. Co inmbk: Miss Margaret Caskrev. Winneboro; Mr. 3. F. Mun-nei1Tn. q.w-4illi1e; Mr. Olin Munn.erlvn. Pamberg. Mr. Guy Norman Boozar and Mise Jessie Vaughn were unitei in !Tl1T riage Sunday afternoon at 4.30 a t the Presbyterian parsonage at Smyvrna. omr" in t+'e oe<-on.c of 'non~IV of c-emony to rehiti"es P4j.iri''i t --' parents. Mr. an.i M,. -T. S The Contest h Moving Ao Special Bonus Offer of Han Given Away By the Pol of Caldw ell & In order to make The Herald and News contest more interesting and ex citing the popular and upto-date mer chants, Messrs Oaldwell and I HaJti wanger, owners of Newberry's largest store, have made a very initeresing offer of a handsome $5.00 silk parasol to be given to the contest ant bringing in the largest number of subsoribtime for The Herald and News between todayn December 13, and Chrismns Eve, "Decembetr 24. Now this is a most liberal offer and coming from this first-class firm and at U3a time of the season is a big in ducement to spur you on to victory. This excellent offer from these popular mrchaits was made thaough the comitest manager while paying a vYait to this leading store, and taking a peep at their wonderful stock of &orougffly up-to-date goods and meg nificent line of Christmas novelties. This boautiful prize adds to the en thusiasm already shown by the en thusiastic contestants. Much excitement, an'd hot, yet friendly rivelry is now being shown, come in and help as make thlngs warm. Of al the pleasuires that nature bas given men Is the power to enjoy,. the keenest is derived from fair contest. To the winner in any honest ri'alry where -wit is pitted against wit, effort against effort, endurance against en durance, there is a satisfaction not to be found in any other pleasuras. The sense of superiority thus se cured is the only sense of superiority that is landable and bears no resem blance to vanity, whic& is engendered by wealth of mere success or physical strength or charm. The loser in a fair contest is yet winfner by the men tal development a, quired by contest ng g:llantly againct keen opposition. To the winner in our voting contest the pleasure of the struggle will be qua:l to the magnigeence of the prizes. IExcitement is now ripe. You want to get into 'the fight at once. Let us segeeat that you organize your forces. Get in the lead and stay in Lne lead, the prize is 'too valuable to lose when it costs nothing to win. No one interested in The Herald and News will be allowed to vote, and wil have no interest in whio wins the prize, it is a fair for sal contest, where te most popular contestant must win out. 'Ihree of the representative citizens of our community will rn up de talley sheets and see that all the votes are fairly cast, so it can not be any thng but far. This week has developed a number of new candida.tes that have gone to work with a vim and marked energy that gives warning to those entius lastic contestants now In the lead. To hstle, hustle, huastle. Although from the standing of the canidates it seems that the first two have a good lead but I wili say for the bendfit of oth ers, when you note the scale of vo'tes, It requires only a few subsor'iptions to put you up, and beyond the preset lee'e. 'To show you how earnestly one contes4tanit started to work, in~ less than ten minutes after being nominated shie turned in fifteen hun 'iM --s. Now this is the spirit that wins. So look out. Don't stop to argue why you shouldn't win, but Hang on, cling on, n~o matter what th'ey say, Puh on. steg on, things wil.I come your way. Sitting diown and whining never 'helps a bit, Best way to get there is by keeping up yourT grit. Rules for contest and contetants Gone to Conference. Spartanbu g Herald, 9th. ev. 3 W. Sre'ike, the -popular pan tor of Bethel Methodist church, left last night for Charleston to attend the conference, which convened Wed c-, ~-. -~---~ w'o+fing, which oc cu.red in Beth1iI yesterday afternoon, SHumming mng With Vim dsome Silk Parasol to Be Pular Department Store Haltiwanger. wBM be found esewhere In this issu. and we would suggest to each con tesbant to look them over casetully. The stanading of candidates w W- be published In Friday's Issue of each week. Therefore we urge al candi dates to have your votes in The Her ald and News office by TTsday mornings, not later than 10 o'cck. Standing of Candidates. Chappells, S. C. Miss Julia Smi.. 13,960 Prosperity, S. C. Miss Ellen Werts.. ........11,670 Inards, S. C. Mrs. J. A. Domimnek........14,500 Whitmire, S. C. Miss Kate Hargrove ........2,500 Pomarla, S. C. Misgs Amie Koon.. ........14,660 Mis UDrleen Anil-.. -.-- 2,000 Newberry, S. C. Miss Aumie Laurie Lominack.. 1,020 Miss Amte BouknIgIt. .....1,000 Mis Eila Darby.. .. .. .. .... 1,000 Newberry, R. F. D. No. 2. Miss Joe Caidweall.. .. .. .... 1,000 Whitmire, S. C. Miss Sarah Scott.. ........1,000 Silverstreet, S. C. Miss Mae Lake.. .. ........1,000 Miss Ida Oo&eman.... ......1,00 WAXE UPI HUSTLE! WIN!I Remember a subscription dbrWu this jiano contest meMs one tousand or more votes. Don't delay; now .a the time. Strike wiIe the iron is hot. Avote in the bslotbO?isWOrthtWO Remembers. Remember-Me Herald and NelI' great piano contest. Remember-That this piano is a "Coate" piano. Remember-That there are oths' handome prizes offered too. Remember-That a year's sAwrip tion means 1,000 votes. Remember-Tbat a new subscriber for a year means 1,500 votes. Remember-That the ballot in each issue of The Herald and News means ten votes. Remember-This dear -reader, if your favorite's name does not appear in this list of contestants, nominate and work for her. It costs you noth ig. Remember-That you can help these young lady contestants by merety turning over your weekly beillols to hm. Remember-Contestanlts, that you are In this contest to WIN, ands i you MUST.\ So remember and "GET BIZZEE." A Word of Praise. Speaking of the "Cote" piano Ifait we are offering as first pize in -ou votinog contest, Mr. Frank Wells06 president of the Amnericanl F'ederatioa of Musicians, at FaHl River, Mass.. says: "I have a "Cote" piano sod prefer it to any that I have ever had, Its tone is pure, Its mechanical queX ties perfect, ans. its wearing qualiie excelent. I would not want to be without it in my studio. My siste has also a "Cote" plano end his also well pleased with it." Before starting this contest we gaVe enoog'h thought to the suitability of a number of prizes, but the hlgh merit of thbe "Co'te" piano finaely decided us in its favor. and that our judgment is right bas been demonstrated by the lare number of contestants that have ete"edl tN's conitest, and the earnest ness with which they are competing for the lead ership. The ambition of The cMerald ana News is to have as many subscribers as Newberry county has populatin. Sed in your names and ~mey trough a contestant so you esn get the best paper In this section, and do' fle beet of pianos. "Get Blzzee." which was th'e first marriage to Wake place in "new" Bethel church. The y ; n merver of Bethel and4 her father Is chairman of the boad of etewards of said church. Mr. Speaks carries a good report to conference, and goes with the hepe t1' he Wwil be returned to Bethel to wind up his fourth year two year hence.