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Movements of Many People, New.
w-errians and Those Who Visit
Mr. John Zoin, of Greenville, is vis
iting Mr. H. A. Pittard.
Capt. J. R. Dickert spent Sunday in
.Newberry.-Union Progress, 9th.
Miss Vera Beatty, of Berkeley coin
!y, will arrive today to spend some
time with Miss Marian Higgins.
Mr. W. H. Anderson, oi kiarrison
burg. Va., was in the city last week
on his return home from Greenwood.
Mr. J. A. Dennis returned Tuesday
from Lamar, having closed his school
for the vacation season.
Mr. Walter Ruff returned Tuesday
from a visit to his brother, Mr. John
Ruff, in Columbia.
Dr. T. W. Snyith, of Newberry, was
in Union on business this week.--Un
ion. Progress. 9th.
Misses Ollie and Florie Miller, of
Peak, spent Wednesday with Mrs. H.
Miss Myrtle Denais, teacher of the
Reagin school, lets her pupils out to
day for the summer vacation.
Mr. C. H. Dudley, manager W. S.
Cook Mercantile company, spent Wed
Mesday in Columbia.
Miss Bessie Day left Thursday for
Hendersonville to spend the summer
with her sister, Mrs. Walker A.
Miss Marian Higgins. having closed
her school in Bamberg county, is
home for vacation. She was reelect
-od, with an increase of salary.
Mr. Ben Mills. of Newberry, visited
- his son, Mr. A. B. Mills, Saturday
night and Sunday.-Pleasant Grove.
cor. Leesville News. 10th.
Miss Nenie Caldwell returned home
Saturday, her school in Newberry
county having losed.-Winnsboro
News and Herald, 10th.
Mr. Calvin Cheek, of Newberry, spen
the last part of last week with his
mother. Mrs. Elizabethi Cheek.-Rabun
cor. Laurens Advertiesr, 10th.
Mrs. W. H. Washington and little
daughter, FErmmie Lou, are visiting rel
atives in Newberry.!-Laurens Adver
Mr. and Mrs. T. Ligon Dobbins and
little son Frank, of Spencer. N. C.,
are* visiting his mother, Mrs. Mary C.
Mr. John 3. Humbert and family, of
Whitnm.iie were in the city a short
t.im,e Sunday afternoon, returning
from a visit to Capt. J. B. Humbert, at
Princeton.-Laurens Advertiser, 10th.
Mr. P. F. Baxter and family have
gone to Cherryville, N. C., visiting his
ixnother, Mrs. Elizabeth Baxter. "John
Henry" is left a.lone, but he doesn't
animid a little thing like that.
NMr. Isaiah Timnmermnan, of Newber
ry, is spending a few diays here, the
guest of his dister, Mrs. R. M. Smith,
o~f South Main street.-Anderson la:il,
Mrs. John K. Aull and little daugh
ter, Ju.lia K., of Newberry, s,a nt a
few days in the city last week with
Mr. Aull, the popular court strenogra
pher of the eighth circuit, who was
filling a. two weeks' 'engagement here.
-Laurens A.ivertiser, 10th.
YARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
Mayor Julius J. La.ngford told the
"old vets to take the tow~n Wednesday.
Le,t the old soldiers have the right of
The order for the~ Summer Memo
irial church bell was forwarded yes
terday to the Cincinnati Bell Foundry
Saturday, May 13, there will be a
picnic in J. B. Halfacre's pasture,
near his residence, to which the pub
lic is invited.
SIn the program for a summer school
for teachers at Spartanburg, begin
niing June 21, Dr. E. B. Setzler is
placed on Advanced English Syntax.
-Dr. James K. Gilder lbeft Wednesday
tor New York to consult a specialist
as 10o his condition. Dr. Gilder has
miot been well for some time, and has
been under treatment in Columbia.
Following Dr. J. M. Kibler's in
structions, Mr. G. V. Boozer on Wed
nesday carried Mr. Ira Taylor to the
Columbia hospital to be operated on
The Leesville News says that Rev.
E. C. Witt is doing a good work. 01
-course he is. That's not to be won
dered at. He is a Newberry colle'g
man and maunrried a Newberry girl.
Dr. Vani Smith was elected granc
senior warden at the meeting in An~
derson this week. of the grand en
c:amfpmenlt, indepe?nden1t Order of Ode
The renar monthlv meeting of the
Woman's Home Mission society oi
Central Methodist church will be held
at the home of Mrs. C. M. Cock next
Tuesday afternoon at 4.30 o'clock.
T. M. Sanders bought of J. H. Wick
er for $7-2.75 a cow weighing 1,455
pounds, which he butchered for his
beef market Saturday. Also he has
a 37 pound ham worth $7.40.
About five hundred free drinks were
dispensed at the fountain of Gilder
and Weeks on Wednesday. The other
fountains were also free to the old
soldiers, as usual.
Among the nice things for the vet
erans on Memorial day were the car
casses of six sheep and three hogs
hung in Johnson & Rodelsperger's
meat market Tuesday afternoon pre
paratory to barbecuing.
The Rev. J. D. Shealy and Mr. A. P.
Boozer went to Greenwood Tuesday
and closed the trade for the pews for
Summer Brothers' Memorial church
at Mollohon. The pews will come
from W. J. Snead, Greenwood.
Magistrate 3. C. Sample gathered
$20 each from three negroes-two
Saturday and one Tuesday-for carry
ing concealed weapons. They paid the
460. Constable T. P. Adams (Travel
ers' Protective Adams) made the ar
Mr. Tom t. Jones priesided at the
lemonade dispensary Wednesday at
the landing to the moving picture
show, and the veterans drank free
lemonade and moved on to the mo
tion pictures, free to them through
The meeting of the doctors in Mow
er & Pelham's office Friday will be
at 1 o'clock instead of at 4, as. inad
vertently printed Tuesday. The Her
ald and News is pleased that the doc
tors are to movie in the matter of a
hospital for Newberry.
Rev. Jas. D. Kinard hopes, and the
Colony congregation is filled with the
same 'hope, that Rev. J. A. Sligh will
be able to preach there Sunday, as
Rev. Mr. Kinard will on that day in
stall the Rev. E. C. Witt, pastor of
'Union and Hebron churches, at Del
Two hundred and twelve veterans
and one hundred and ten school chil
dren were admitted free to the-mov
ing picture show Wednesday. They
enjoyed the performance and appre
ciate the fa.vor. Manager Lavender is
striking a popular chord in the har
mony of community unity.
.Mr. W. S. Langford, of Newberry,
is in the city in his Ford. Mr. Lang
ford is attending the Hill Climb, and
he is very fond of automobiling, and
he was one of dube most interesting
spectators at the hill climb this morn
Iing. Mr. Longford has had several
Imachines, butt he is a great admirer
of the Ford. Mr. Cannon G. Blease,
Iof Newberry, a brother of Gov. Cole.
L. Blease, is in the city with Mr.
Langford.-Greenvil.le Piedmont, 10th.
H. Grady Goggans, of Newberry
representing the Euph.radian Literary
society, last night won the medal of
fered by Robert E. Gonzales for the
best orator. The contest was held in
the university chapel. The medal was
awarded by Rev. K. G. Finlay, rector
of Trinity church-The State, 11th.
Grady is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J.
C. Goggans. His subject was "Knights
of the New Order." It is a high hon
or to win the prize and be declared
the best all-round orator at the uni
For Easetra Star Chapter.
Mr. D. A. G. Outzs, of Greenwood,
worthy grand patron of the Order
Eastern Star, for the jurisdiction of
South Carolina, will be present and
'make an address in the Masonic hall
tonight (Friday) at 8.30 o'clock. If'
enough interest is manifested Mr.
Outzs will organize a chapter here.
All master masons, their wives, moth
ers and daughters are urged to be
present The E)astern Star is an or
ganiz1ation composed of masons, their
mothers, wives and daughters.
Services will be held at Clayton Me
morial church on Sunday morning at
11:30. Dr. Cook wil preach-subject,
'"The Call of the Ministry." He will
also preach in the opera house at'
~Newb erry at 8:15 p. m..-subject: "Thet
[battle of life." This is substantially
the same address which he delivered
before the Y. M. C. A. in Chattanooga
on April 18.
No doubt there are persons in town
who are looking out for a nice lot
'close in,. in which to build a nice
home: one of the most desirable
p)Jaces in town is coirner of Nance
and Hatton streets, the Hatton place.
All those negro cabins have been mnov
ed. and it looks nice. This will be
sold on e-asy terms at auction on May:
1m !.ook~ ouvt for big ad next week.
EKILLED HIS WIFE.
Negro In No. 11 Township. Thoug]
to be Crazy. Uses Shot Gun on
Mose Williams, a young n:egro i
ing on Mr. John Harmon's place. i
No. 11 township near Broad rivi
shot and killed his wife between
and 8 o'clock yesterday morning. T1
weapon used was a shot gun, tl
wound penetrating the: woman's sid
Sheriff Buford received word of ti
affair, and immediately started Depui
Sheriff Pope Buford for the seen
Coroner Felker received notice
about 11.30 o'clock yesterday mori
ng. and was on his way in thirt
A message from Coroner Felker
about 3 o'clock yesterday afternoc
was to the effect that he was empai
Kling a jury, of which Magistrate V
P. Suber had been chosen foreman, an
mas preparing to hold the inquest. E
tated that his information was th.
Deputy Sheriff Buford had arrestE
Williams, it is stated, is believed I
)e of unsound mind and the opinic
eems to prevail in the communil
,hat his mind was unbalanced whe
be killed his wife. The shooting oi
:urred at the negro's home.
Williams is said to be a negro aboi
twenty-fivre years old.
[nformation for Stenographer ar
Mr. Charles A. Bowman, secretai
D.f the local civil service board f(
this, the 5th district, has receive
rrom Hon. Geo. S. Donnell, secretai
'or the district board, a pamphlet i
information under the United Stat(
civil s-2rvice commission for appl
ants for the stenographer and typi
writer examination. This is partici
tarly interesting here at this time, z
there are vacancies in the district an
Newberry has a number of stent
raphers and typewriters who are ab.
'o fill the pos-itions. The next exan
Lnations for these stenographers an
:ypewriters will be held on the fourt
ruesday in July. The entrance sa
try is $900.
Persons who wish to take the e:
minations should write direct to ti
Jnited States civil service commis
sion, Washington, D. C., or to the sei
retary of the United States civil sel
vice board of examiners at Atlant;
a. Applicant:s are requested to se
hat their names are plainly and coa
ecetly written and that their posto:
Te addresses are given in full.
Services at Central Methodist Churcl
The Woman's Home Mission societ
will have charge of the morning sei
rice- at Central church on next Sur
ay. The following program ha~
Prayer by the pastor. -
Solo-"A Little Bit of Love."
Announcements and collection.
Address by Mr. W. H. Wallace.
Address by Miss McCullough.
Address by Mr. J. W. Chapmian.
The First of the Season.
Two snake trailers-not snake ea1
rs-brought a snake story to tow
-he. Other day. They had been t
ush river fishing. or at least goin
hrough the motions of fishing. O
he road they came across the trac
>f a snake. They saw where the snap
3ad crawled from the bushes to th
'oad and where it had lain in th
;and. But there it had all endet
sowhere was there~ a trace of the di:
ippearance of the snake. They kne
~he snake had gone somdawhere. If:
ad gone across or up or down th
road they would have seen the trac]
[t was a mysterious disappearanc
oing on they saw along the road f<
a distance of a mi.le or a mile and
aliaf or two miles drops of blood
intervals, and the two snake traile
oncuded that some motorcycle ha
picked the snake up in its mad rusi
the motorcycle's mad rush, and ca:
ried it along. What the snake thougl
of its fast, wild ride and of the reva
lutions of the wheel, and what ti
exclamations of the cyclist wolv
have been had he seen the 'wli
snake at her heels and bind pocke
ill remain a secret. Where ti
snake get off, and whether death, d:
ing or disfigured can not 'here De r
cored, as the two fishermen final:
lost sight of everything connect'
with the tale of the lost snake.
Colored Ball Team.
The colored baseball teams of Cc
lege Hill and Gravel Town played
game on. College hill Wednesday af
ernoon. Score, 4 to 0. in favor
it Mr. .1. N. Feagle'sli Home Destroyed
While He Was in Newberry Me
While Mr. John N. Feagle was in
n attendance upon the Memorial day
j-. exercises in Newberry on Wednesday
7 he received news that his residence,
Le about a mile from Little Mountain,
Le between Little Mountain and Pomaria.
e. had been destroyed by fire. When
Le the fire was discovered it had made
y1such headway that it was impossible
e.:to save any of the household goods.
t A low estimate of the loss is three
thousand dollars. with fifteen hundred
y dollars insurance.
The fire started in an upstairs
Lt closet. There had been no fire up
astairs in some time, and it is suppos
1- ed the cause of the fire was a derec
V. tive flue leaking from the stove in the
[e The residence was a .arge eignt
it room frame building.
d A fine dog which was tied near the
house perished in the flames, the heat
o being so intenee that it was impossi
n blfe to get to the dog to loose it.
n Stricken With Paralysis.
Mr. John R. Gilliam suffered a
stroke of paralysis on Wednesday
and serious fears are entertained that
he may not recover. His many
friends anxiously hop. that his illness
may not prove i.s serious as his con
An unusually attractive program
has been arranged for the Epworth
ly -eague meeting on Friday night, at 8
yr o'clock, in the Sunday school room,
d: Mrs. Gaillard and Miss Mary Wright
- having charge of the meeting. ,
f! There. will be recitations, readings,
g short talks, vocal music, violin duet
i- with piano accompaniment-in short,
a- an evening of entertainment and in
i- struction for all who may attend.
Ls Young people of other denominations
4 are cordially invited to attend.
le Card of Thanks.
I. The members of the Drayton Ruth
:d erford chapter, U. D. C., and Calvin
h Crozier chapter desire to express their
-hearntfe'lt thanks to all who assisted
in,' and contribute ato :the dinner for
_the veterans, and 'also to those who
eassisted in any way in the arrange
ments at the opera 'house on Memorial
On the afternoon of May 10, 1911,
at the residence of the bride's parents,
Mir. and Mrs. P. M. Pitts, near Renno,
S. C., Mr. James L. B. Bell, of Clin
ton, and Miss Fay Thompson Pitts
were united in holy wedlock by Rev.
. D. P. Boyd. A large number ot
y friends were present to witness the
marriage. Miss Pitts is a graduate of
- Columbia college, and has been teaelh
sing since graduating. Mr. Bell is a
popular clerk of the Bell Mercantile
company, of Clinton. After the cer'e
mony refreshments. were served, and
the older people left for their homes,
laving the happy couple and their
young friends to enjoy themselves so
cially. Mr. and' Mrs. Bell will be at
home in Clinton, Where their numer
ouis friends will welcome them.
Clinton Gazette will please copy, and
IIn Nemoriam Mrs. Sarah Sims.
Mrs. Sarah Sim.s has finished ner
course and entered into the rest re
- maining to the people of God. On
n Wednesday, about noon, May 10, 1911,
she fell asleep in. Jesus. She was 68
g years old. Her remains were3 laid to
n rest on the following day in West End
k cemetery, Newbierry, the burial ser
e vices being conducted by her pastor,
e Rev. A. M. Gardner, of O'Neal1 Street
e M. E. church, of which she had been
I. a member 'for a number of years. She
- was earnest and faith.ful in the dis
w charge of her duties. She had' been
It more or less feeble tor a number of
e years, and for some time previo)us to
k. ber departure was unable to attend
e. the services of the church. but never
rlost 'her faith in* God. She told me
a'just a few hours before she left us
it that all was well, and she was ready
iand 'wiling to go. She bore her su.f
.d fering as only a Christian can. Dis
t, ease could net stop her ministries;
-only when death came were the pure
it lips hushed from words of kindness
2and the patient hands folded from wo
emanly toil. We sorrow, but not as
d those who have no hope. Good night,
'g dear aunt, but not good-bye, for we
ts shall meet again.
eMay God bless those who so tender
yly ministered to her and us during
-her illness. A Relative.
dCradle Bonl Bush River Church.
The credle roll department of Bush
River ethurch is requested to meet at
the church on Saturday. May 13. to
1- welcome its new officer. Miss Ger
a trude Smith. She has accep)ted the
tappointment as cradle roll photo
yf grapher and will begin her~ duities on
tht d ay.
NEWS OF PROSPERITY.
Special Memorial Day Meeting of U.
Prosperity, May 11.-Mr. E. W. Lu-1
ther. of Columbia, spent Wednesday
Misses Maggie and Anna Connelly,
of Saluda, are spending this week
with Mr. J. A. Baker.
Mrs. Mark Nichols and little daugh-.
ter. Lois. of Newberry, are the guests
of Mrs. B. B. Schumpert.
Mrs. Sam Wheeler has returned to
Columbia, after a visit to Mrs. J. S.
Miss Luci-le Counts. of Pomaria, is
visiting Miss Grace Burton Reagin.
Miss Alda Ray Wheeler has as her
guest Miss Lucile Hoefer, of Colum
Miss Nell Kohn, of Columbia, and
Miss Lizzie McCrackin, of Newberry,
are guests this week of Miss Mary!
Misses Belle and Nannie Hunter, of
St. Lukes. spending a few days with
their sister, Mrs. A. H. Hawkins.
Mrs. C. M. Harmon has. returned
from Greenville, where she. has been
visiting Miss Marie Schumpert.
Misses Bernice Sligh, Nettie Setzler,
Eloise Ehrhardt, and Addie Rikard, of
Newberry, spent Wednesday and
Thursday with Miss Annie Wheeler.
Mr. H. J. Rawl attended. the Cotton
Seed Crushers' association in Colum
bla this week.
Miss Louise Workman, of Clinton,
has returned home after a visit to
Miss Tena Wise.
Messrs. W. F. Ewart and Jno. Mayes
spent Sunday with Prof. G. D. Brown.
Mr. C. M. Harmon and little Rebec
ca, are visiting his parents in Green
The school election for an extra 2
mill tax will be next Tuesday.
There will be a public missionary
exercises b ythe children in 'Grace
Lutheran church Sunday morning.
Old Folks' day services will be the
fourth Sunday in May. The address
will be by Rev. J. Austin, of Leesville.
IMr. Colie Mills and Miss Ola Ful
mer, of Route No. 1, were married
Sunday in Prosperity by Rev. G. W.L
The William Lester chrapter of U.
D. C. held a s ial meeting on Mem
erial day a he home of Miss Ellen1
Werts, at 'w ich time the following
program was well rendered:
Song-"How Firm a Foundation."
Recitation-Miss Mary DeWalt Hun
Paper-"Southern Heroes"-Mrs. I.
Poem-" Wearing the Grey"-Miss:
Song-"My Country 'Tis of Thee."
The following pirogram will be ren-'
dered this afternoon when the Liter
ary Sorosis will meet with Mrs. M. C.
"We must eat to live, not live to.
The doctrine 'of Fletcherism-Mrs.
What Fletcherism is doing for Hu
manity-Mrs. F. E. Schumpert.
Current Events-M[ss Russell.
Closing Exercises at 'It. Pleasant.
There will be closing exercises at
Mt. Pleasant school house Ftriaay
evening, May 12, beginning at 8
o'clock. Alil are invited.
Mrs. R. F. Conanelly, of Travelers
Rest, is visiting 'her son, Mr. J. J.
Amick and family.
Mr. J. J. Amnick ihls bought his lit
tle daughter, Y'Jenia, a nice piano.
A meeting of the entertainment corn
mrittee for "Home ComJng Week" is,
hereby called to be held Friday after
noon, May 12, ist 5 o'clock p. in., at!
the rooms of the c'bamber of comn
merce. Every member is urged to be
present as business of importance will
be transacted. Chairmen of sub-ciom-'
mittees will be expected to make re
I. H. Hunt, ChairmanI
Ice Cream Festival at Trinity.
There will be an ice cream festival
at Trinity school house Friday, May
12, 1911, beginning at 4 o'clock. The
proceeds will be used for the benefit,
of the school.
The public is cordially invited.
Elizabeth McMillan, Tfeiacher.
Perhaps you are thinking of build
ing a place for your business, or a
nice home. before long, but not just'
yet. Why not buy the Hatton house,1
which will be sold at auction. on May:
18. and rent it out or use it until you
are ready to build. It has been r
painted and nicely fixed up. All those
negro cabins have been removed.
When you go to walk Sunday after
noon drop by and see what a change
has been made in that old corner.
Th-- most unattractive place
know of is an auction where th
are by bidders. 'Mr. E. R. Ho
who will auction off the Hatton pr
arty on May 18. at 4 p. m.. assures
that the property will be sold to
highest bidder. absolutely, without r
serve; of course, he takes s
chances, but he says the property
so desirable terms so easy, that
reels sure that it will sell well.
any rate he takes the risk, and if som
bona fide bidder does not beat you
bid you get the lot. Don't matter wha
the price is.
Good middling ................15
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NEW shipment pastry and dougb
boards. Anderson 10c. Co.
FOR RENT-One 4-room cottage on
Nance street., Electric lights and
city water. Rent reasonable. Ap
ply to T. M. Sanders. 5-12-f-tL
BLUE steel, self basting broilers, 10c.A
Anderson 10c. Co.
[ WILL GIVE a barbecue at Cop
pock's grove, near thie power house
on the 4th of July. A first cless bar
becue dinner wi'll be served. Geo.
A. Long. 5-12-it.
JAPANESE table mats, six for 25c.
Anderson 10c. Co.
LOST-On evening of Monday, May 1,
a diamond brooch containifig seen,
diamonds and 42 pearls, somewhere.'
on Nance street between Mrs. Hair's
millinery store and residence. Lib
eral reward paid for return to Mrs.
Emma Hair. 5-5-tt
TOVE flue stoppers, fits any flue, 1ft.
Anderson 10c. Co.
EUSIC PUPILS-I would be glad to
have a limited numnber of .musi
pupils to begin at any time. Any
one interested will please .confer
with me. Mrs. S. B. Jones.
WHIT E enanvel peint, per can,
Anderson 10c. Co.
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representing the Aetna Life Insur
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desiring insurance~ Insurance fur
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possible cost, which absolute safety.
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AUTOOBILES for hire. Rates rea
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BOONE COUNTY white corn -at $1 per
peck. Big Boll Triumph cotton,- $1
per bushel. Yields 38 'per cent. lint.
A. D. Hudson, Newberry, R. F. D. 1.
FIRE-PROOF 'cooking ware, 10c to
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RAVE YOUR HORSE and mule clip
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pital. Prices reasonable. Work
guaranteed. Corner McKibben and
Friend streets. Residence phione
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VARNISH stains and varnish. brushes,
10c. Anderson 10c. Co.
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