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The Memory of the Heroic Confederate Dead Honored In Newberry on Saturday. Thirty-eight years have passed since Leo and his shattered forces laid down their arms amid the gloom of Apponmat tox. The great majority of those who had borne the Southern Cross answered not the muster roll that (lay. 't'hey slept in scattered graves on the field of glory, each in his camp-worn uniform of gray, now a crimson shroud. The great ima jority of tho#e who survived the terrible conflict have since joined Lee and Jackson and Johnston and Beauregard and Hampton and their other com rades on the other shore. As the years roll on and the great conflict fades deeper and deeper into the past, the love and revero.ce of the Southern people for the S )uth nn soldie. and the Southern Cause but grow deeper and stronger and more abiding. Their most enduring monument is the great Southern heart, which for them and for their deeds And for their great sacrifice, shall every retain its warmest and most sacred spot. Simply, but beautifully, Memorial Day was observed in Newberry on Sat urday-of all secular days the, day in the South most sacred. The veterans were here-their carriage less straight and their step less firm than in the days gone by when they marched to the strains of "Dixie." But as they listened to the strains of their martial hymns their eyes glowed with the same fires of enthusiasm as lit them in the days of '61. And as they beheld the true wo men of the South tenderly placing gar lands upon the lowly mounds of their former comrades-in-arms, they must have felt that the memory of their deeds would ever be cherished. The exercises were held in the opera house, beginning at 11 o'clock, and were attended by a large and appreciative audience. The opera house was appropriately decorated. On the right, entwined with the sad cypress, was the portrait of General Robert Edward Lee. Above hung the beautiful banner of John M. Kinard Camp, Sons of Veterans. On the left was the portrait of General Wade lampton, beneath the folds of the flag oi t he James D. Nance Camp of Veteraps. The address of the occasion wasdeliv ered by the Rev. J. A. B. Scherer, Ph. D., of Charleston who is one of the niost brilliant thinkers and ek quent orators in the Southein Lutheran Church. In words which glowed with the truth of the message they b7rre, and which thrilled with their raging elo quence the inmost soul of every veteran and of every true Southern man and woman, and of every true American present, he told the lessons taught by the soldier in gray. Thh meeting was called to order by Col. 0. L. Schumpert, Adjutant of the James D. Nance Camp. The exercises were opened w:tli prayer by the Rev. E. P. McClintock, chaplain of the James D. Nance Camp. Dr. Mc Clintock returned thanks for the forti tude and the heroism of the Southern soldier, and prayed that the future might be wvorthy of the p)ast - -posses sing as great love for country and for State, for that which is right and ti ue and noble and goc I, and tha't the surviv ing Confederate se'diers live wvorthily of the cause with which they wvere once intimately associated. THE CHOIR. "The Bonnie Blue Flag" was sung by a select choir composed of Daughters of the Confederacy, wvith piano accom paniment by Miss Bessie Simmons, violin by Misses Nannie McCaughrin and Carrie Pool and Mr. F. M. Boyd, and cornet by Prof. S. L. Powell. The fol lowing composed the choir: Mesdames A. T. Brown, T 0. Stewart, Jack D)avis, of Clinton, Misses Carrie Mayes, Lola Lake, Vinnie Mae Wilson, Bessie Car lisle, Sara Pope, Bet tia D)avidson, Ola Wilson, Nina Carlisle, Neville Pope, -Lizzie Glenn, Lizzie Salter. DR. CitOMIcI'S R14MARKS. Dr. Scherer was introduced by Dr'. George B. Cromer. D)r. Cromer said he esteemedl it a very distingulishedl honor to be allowed to introdluce the speaker, or to take part in any way in an occa sion similar to this. A few days since he had stooi on Gettysburg's fiel. Often b)efor'e he had heard of the famous charge of Pickett's brigade, but on that day he had seen the spot where the wallowing grey tide beat itself crim-oi against Ce;n tory Rlidge, and he had come awvay with new impressions of Southern chivai:-v andl of Southern man hood. Death thrust his sickle (leep that (lay into the ranks of Southern chivalry, and1 has thrust his sickle dleep since that day forty years ago. We of the Sons of Veterans belong to a new generation, and we are admonishedl that we must move forward, but it will be a sad day, if it ever comes, when the young men -of the South forget the valorous deeds of their ancestors. It was a great p)leasure to him today to introduce as orator a man in every fibre of his being true to wvhat is best in the New South and true to whaut wvas best in the 01(d South. DR. SCIllERI*R'S ADDlRI:SS. Dr. Scherer said that he came not today to pay a eulogy to the Con feder ate soldier, iIe needs no eulogy. 1le dlid. not intendl to strew flowers uplonl his' grave, but to pluck them, for it seemed to him that from every Confederate grave springs flowvers of truth. llis| theme ho gave as "The Soldier as a Teacher," and said that he wished to talk of two grent prinile m.imne l MISS BESSI Sponsor Jno. M. Kinard Camp, U. S. C. Miss Gilder is the daughter of I Her Maids of Honor are Miss i Justice Y. J. Pope, and Miss Lizzie Glenn. The Herald and News regrets t graphs of the Maids of lonor. sons, written for ever by the tattered school master in gray. First and foremost, the Confederate soldiers were patriots. Never did truer patriots answer to the stirring bugle note than were those boys in gray who sprang from the plough share to grasp the bayonet and follow their peerless leaders through stress of conflict and poverty and ragged suffering until at last, in the trenches around Petersburg, they grimly massacred the French lan guage and called thsmselves "Lee's miserables." Patriots they were, in very deed and ti ath - fighting with as lofty spirit and as worthy motive as ever filled the breasts of courageous men. Patriots even when you set the highest standard of patriotism, which can be no other than the sti .iggle for human freedom. The right of a church to be free made the wars of Cromwell. The right of a.colony to be frec made tha war of the Revolution. The right of a State to be free made the war for Southern independence-the right of a State to be free. What is patriotism? Patriotism, Loth in word and in fact, is bound up with the family. The reason why you love the rocks and rills of this your native land is because it is your native land and the land where your fathers died. Patriotism in its lust reduction is home love. And that is why the men of the South responded to the battle call with such glad eagerness - leaping to the em brace of the war gcd as a babe to the arms of its father; because the right of a state to be free meant to them the right of a home to be free and sacred. The first great lesson wvhich the hand of the teacher in gray wvrites high upon thme tablets of his learning children is the lesson of the love of home. This word home is the distinctive of the Anglo-Saxon race. And I tell you when that wvord loses with us its won drous sweetness of unfathomable mean ing, wvhen ''home'' means to us less than it does now, when it no longer stirs the deepest emotions of the heart, when manly tears no longer flow unbid den at the singing of that simple, match less song of Payne's, "Home, Sweet Home!" -no other people have such a song as that -why, in that day the glory of the Anglo-Saxon race will have per ished, because it will have lost its hold upon the magic "'open sesane'" which has unbarred the gates of glory and of grace before it since Hlermann first. fought for his wife and child andl home against the Romans in the TIeutoburger forest. The second great lesson of the teach er in gray is manliness. I challenge the world to produce a spectacwle of manli ness surpassing that of the Southern soldier in his hour of dlefeat. Such an exhibition of manliness was never wvit nessed before andl will never be wit - nessedi again. T1he rianliness of t.he hero in gray teaches us to b)e on guard against all insidious invasion of our home IifCe. The sp)eaker referred as an instance to the corrup)t literature which is invading the counbry. Dr. Scherer said he had no) respect for the commercial p)atriot, the mani who goes to Washington with his hat in hand begging favors. Nor had he any respect for the man who is always raking upl (lead issues. Tlhere was some thing noble about the old1-time mode of duelling.. It is past andl it is well t hat it has. BAut the fight ended the bicker ing. We fought t,he North. Th'le North won. Let the issue be closed. The regal quality of the Confederate soldier was his sel flessness whmate .er cause he had no mra has ever claimed that the Confederate soldier fought for himself. What ever the princ.ile it.was a principle, lie dlisplayed f he highest type of selflessness- -and1 selflessness is the crowning glory of main. lie dlid not stand here today and f hank God that the Southern Cause was lost, but he did stand here today and thank God that the South in its history had a Lost Cause, because the Lost Cause of the South is the most preciouis herit age which canm telonmg to any nation or to any man. Selflessness, which it ex emp)lif'ies, is the sup)remle lesson wr'itte.n inl our hearts by the teacher in gray. The anneaknercmcnu(lel ith a tribut .I GILDER, V., Reunion Columbia Play 12-14, 1903. )r. James K. Gilder. deville Pope, the daughter of Chief Glenn, the daughter of Mrs. Mattie hat it could not secure the photo. to the South's matchless leader, Robert E. Lee. If the war between the States had accomplished nothing else, it were worth all the fire and blood and tears of those terrible four years that the chil dren of the South might have set high before them on the everlasting pedestal of fame, where he may be seen and studied of all, that sole and splendid teacher in gray, our sublime monitor in every high and holy lesson for all the ages that are yet to be. In death, he left a heritage to all. One such exam ple is worth more to eaith than ten tiousand Caesars. "Forth from its scabbatd! all in vain! Forth flashed the sword of Lee! 'Tis shrouded now in its sheath again; It sleeps the sleep of our noble slain, Defeated, yet without a stain, Proudly and peacefully!" Dr. Scherer, upon his appearance, and at the conclusion of his address, was accorded a sincere and hearty ova tion, and during his address, the eyes of many an old veteran filled with the unbidden tears as the burning eloquence of the young man before them, true to the traditions of the old South, yet with his face to the future, brought up recollections of comrades who sleep in scattered graves. wEARIRs OF sOUTHERN CROSS. At the couclusion of the address the Southern Cross of Honor was bestowed by the Daughters of the Confederacy upon a number of veterans. A number had made application and had been granted crosses but were not present and couldi not, therefore, receive them. The following are the names of those wvho received the crosses: J. H. Ale wvine, Co. C, 4th Battalion; J. M. Boland, Co. 11, Hiolcombe Legion; Francis Bobb, Co. HI, Hlol. Legion; H. M. Barger, Co. D, 3d1 Battalion; I evi Buzhardt, Co. D, 4th Regt. State Reserves; J. E. Cofield, Co. E, 3d Regt.; J. L,. Connelly, Co. A, 4lth Bat. ; J. HI. P. Cromer, Co. C, Hol. Leg.; J. HI. Dominick, Co. C, 13th Regt.; A. M. D)ominick, Co. D, 4th Bat. ; W. C. Derrick, Co. C, 20th Regt.; J. M. Hlartman, Co C, 3d Regt.; Thos. J. Hayes, Co. A, 4th Regt. State Reser ves; J. J. Hipp, Co H, 3d Regt.; E. McD. Heller, Co. A, 4th Bat.; E. L. HlendIrix, Co. H, Hol. Leg.; J. H. Liv ingston, Co. H, 3d Regt.; A. A. Nates, Co. G, 13th Regt.; E. W. Reese, Co. G, Hlol. Leg. ; F. G. Spearman, Co. A, State Cadets; WV. F. Sloan, Co. F, 20th Regt.; J1. F. Taylor, Co. G, 13th Regt. ; W. P. Williams, Co. G, 7th Regt. ; Dr. S. Pope, 1st S. C. Rtegt. and 22 Ga. Regt.; Wairen H. Jones, Co C, Hol. Leg. and Co. E. 7th Regt. Cay. The following five vetarans, who were not p)resent last Junie, also receiv ('d crosses: HI. D. Bloozer, Co. E, 7th Regt. Cavr.; ,J. S. Spearman, Co. B., St ate Cadets; T.' P. Pitts, Co. C., 4th flat.; A. B. Cromer; II. 1). Cannon. '"Tenting On the 01(1 Camp Ground'' and other Southern wvar songs wvere rendteredl by the select choir and the gradled school children and the audience dlispersedl to lay floral tril)utes upon the grav'es of the heroic Con federate dead. T'he monument, -the Village Graveyard, and I osemont were~ decorated, and in the Old1 Jolmstone burying groundl the grave of Albert K. Boyce, the grand son of Chancellor Job1 ,Johnstone, the only Con feder ate soldier sleeping in this bumying groundl. No Special Trains. 'Through mistake it wvas announcedl in the last issue of '[he [Hera1ld and News that the Southei n would op)erate sp)ecial trains to Columbia todlay and tomorrow on acc:>unt of the Confederate reunion. No sp)ecial trains will be operatedl on either road. '[he fare for the round tri p from Newbei ry is $1. 10- one cent a mile for t.he whole (distance traveled, plus~ t wenty-five cents. Tlwo Big Stores Full. Tlhe Mower Campany has two big stores full of good, reliable merchan (ldie, and at reasonable prices. In an other column they tell their own story. The Head of the House Can't help b)eing interestedl in some thmin that will protect the health of the family.. A pure, scientifically milled, Ilou r will do this and ''Clifton'' is the THB CONFBDBRATB MONUMBNT. Suggestion That The Square Be Fenced And Improved-County and Town Will Do Their Part. It has been suggested recently by a number of persons interested that the square in the rear of the court house on which stands the monument to New berry's Confederate dead, should be improved and beautified. A beautiful miniature park, with beds of roses and other flowers, and small plots of grass, with playing fountains, and fenced about with a low iron railing could be put on the spot at small cost, and such a place would be a credit to the city and the county. The matter was brought to the atten tion of the town and county officials by a representative of Herald and News yesterday. Mayor Earhardt, speaking for the council, said that he was sure the town would do its part if the matter is taken up and pushed by the Daugh ters of the Confederacy or the Sons of Veterans, or some organization which would be really interested in the work -the Danghters of the Confederacy he thought the most appropriate. Supervisor Schumpert, speaking for the county, said that the county would donate the land, which is now the prop erty of the county, and also do its part in helping to secure the improvements. By building the fence around so that the rear end of the court house will form a part ,of one of the parallel sides, a place large enough for use by the veterans and their friends could easily be made beautiful, and at very small cost. VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT. Associate Justice Ira B. .Jones was in Newberry Saturday. Mrs. Ira B. Jones is visiting the family of Mr. S. B. Jones in the city. Newberry will send a large Reunion delegation to Columbia tcday. Miss Sue Suber, who has been visit ing Mrs. W. P. Davis, has returned to her home in Saluda. Mr. Olin F. Fulmer, of Columbia, spent the past several days with rela tives in Newberry. Hon. Cole. L. Blease instituted a Rebekah Lodge 1. O. 0. F. at Green wood on Saturday night. Sheriff Buford brought a negro from Columbia wantcd in Laurens Count y on a charge of violating contract. The ball team of Newberry College will go to Due West today to play the team of Erskine College this afternoon. Mr. Theo. Danielson, deputized by Grand Master, J. M. Davis, instituted a lodge of Odd Fellows at Irene on Saturday night. The fare for the round trip from Newberiy to Columbia on account of the Confederate Reunion is only $1.10 within the reach of all. Mr. H1. C. Lorick, who graduated from Newberry Callege in the class of 1901, and who has been teaching school i Pi Keahaw, was in the city yesterday. J. T. Barron, Esq., of Columbia, at tended the convoca'tion of Signet Chap ter' R. A. M., in the city last night. The Royal Arch degree was conferred. A number of Newvberrians attended the anniversary celebration in Clinton on Saturday, and the game of ball be tween Newberry and Clinton on Satur day afternoon. It has been suggested that the merchi ants start the early closing in ordler to give employes an hour for recreation in the afterncon. Many other towns have already begun. Mr. C. P. Pelham wvent to Gaffney yesterday to assist in placing for one of the Gaffney banks small savings banks of the character of those recently p)laced for the Newberry Savings Bank. Superintendlent of Education E. S. Werts geas to Columbia to:lay to t;ake in the reunion and to make arrange ments for the connty summer school for teachers. T1he program for the summer school will be announced upon0f his return. Miss Hobrtense Long's many friends in this city will be glad to learn that she has comp)letely recoveredl from an illnesc of several months, and left her home at H onea Path yesterday to re suime her dutties as trainedl nurse in Columbia. S. Goodstein Assigns, Mr. S. Goodstein, wvho has been con ducting a general dry goods business on Main street, has made an arsignment for the benefit of his creditors. There will be a meeting of the creditors at 11 a. m. on Thursday, May 21, at the ofice of Cole. L,. Blease, Esqf., assignee, for the app)ointment of agents of the credlitors. No Change of Schedule. As predictedl by The IIerald and News, there was no change in the schedule of the Southern's early morning and late night passengers between Charleston and Greenville. The rumor~ that the change would take place was very gen orally circulated, but it seems had no foundation in fact. An Eistimnable Woman's )ea thi. Kinards, May 7. --Mrs. Mary E.X Copeland, wife of the Rev. J. R. Cope land of the South Carolina Metho (list Conference diedl at Kinards May (6, after an illness of three weeks, and was buried the following day. Revs. John 0. Wilson and S. 11. Zimmermani condlucted the funeral services. An estimable and faithful woman, she will he greantly mised. MAJOR WELCH IN (iRBBNWOOD. Delivers Memorial Day Address-"The Best Speech Bver Delivered on Such an Occasion." Major Robert I. Welch, of this city, delivered the Memorial Day address in Greenwood on Friday. Though noti fRed only the day I ;fore t itt ho would be expected to deliver the address, his remarks have been very highly com mended by those who were so fortunate as to be present upon this occasion. Speaking of the address, the Green wood correspondent of the News and Conrier, says: Mr. Welch took the place of another and had but a short notice of the de sire for him to deliver the address, but he was equal to the occasion. At the contusion of his speech the Veterans and the members of the Ladies' Memo rial Association, who were-on thostand, crowded around him to extend con gratulations. The universal opinion is that it was the best sppech ever de livered on such an occasion. Mr. Welch announced in the beginning that he wished to disprove the idea of a "Lost Cause.'' The cause for which the Con federate soldier had fought so long and so] gallantly was the right of local self government, so much of it as is com patible with safety to the whole Gov ernment, and that this idea or ideal was stronger today by reason of the fig it made for it by the Confederate soldier. He predicted that the time would come when the American peo pie would rise up and pay tribute to the Confederate soldier for his heroic fight for liberty, for the right of self governmeut. His whole address was thoughtful and forceful. Sheiiff Buford, of this city, has re ceived from a veteran in Greenwood a personal letter in which the address is thus spoken of: "I write to say that Mr. Welch, of your town came, saw and captured our audience. Indeed, he made a decided impression in that the people hung spell-tound on his words for more than three-quarters of an hour, and, in fact, they have not cersc,.1 to talk of his ad dress up to the present. Yesternay a party asked me what I thought of it. I said thut I regard :1 it :'s one of the best that we have ever had. "One of the best,'' said he. "I regard it as the best.'' So we now put you folks on notice. The latch string hangs outside to Welch and our gates are widt. open to him. Your friend, W. G. Austin. Meeting James D.. Nance Camp. Immediately after the Memorial ex ercises in the opera house on Sat urday morning the James 1). Nance ('amp held a called meeting. In the ahseine of the Commander, Mr. M. A. Carlisle presided. Upon motion of Adjutant Schumpert, the following new members were elected: James Preston Kinard, Ramey H-Iitt, F. L. L ominick, D. Ml. Crosso, H. P'. IKoon. The Adj utant read a comnmuniication from IHon. Altamont Moses, of Sumter, Secretary of the Commission to take charge of raising the $10,C)30 by volun tary contribution to supplement. the $l0,0 >) alppropr'iated b)y the State for the ere:ction of an eqlues,trian at ue to the memory of Wade ll ampton, a'l:ing the camp to appIoint five members to take charge of raising Newherry 's quiota, which is $250. Thle following committee wvas appointed. From the City, Dr. .la'. Melntosh and Mr. M. A. Carlisle. Fr'om the County, Messrs. R. TI. C. IHunter andl W. G. Peterson. F'rom the Sons of Veterans, Ml r. J1no. M. Kinard. On motion of the Adjutant, the Camp) p)assedl a resolution of thanks to D)r. .. A. B. Scherer, for the beaut iflul and apipropr'iate adldress just dlelivered. Lost Two Years Ago. Policeman Franklin (luring his ser vice on the Newberry police force has gained quite a nice reputation for sp)eedy dletective work. Several weceks ago he was; asked b)y a lady to trace a valuable buckle wvhich she had lost . 'lTe buckle wVas a family heirloom, having been brought. to this countriy from Ire land more than a century' ago. Mir. Franklin tcok a dlescripition of the piece of jewelry. While at. the closing session of' the Colored State Haptist C onvent ioni on Sunday ntight. he observedl the buckle enhancing the charms of a dutsky dam se'l dleep in her dlevotions. Sat urday morn ig h(e scovered it. 'The woman said she had I t purchase a hat, andl the hat. containied the buck le and that was all she knew about it. Thle Mayor's t:mrt. Tlhiings have bteen very quiet ini t he mayor's court for the past . ral da.I WithI t he exception of' a few<hliunk s and dlisorderl ies, and on c ight in whient but ne bdow was pa'sed, t hetre has boon nothing of any con:egnqn ;ce. Ou'r Stiek is full of f'verytIhi ng niew andI prel ty to adorn theo hat of ho si inm"r girl. Coime mt.' IsPe what d'e have to shmv' 30n. Notice of' Assignment, . ing tl mad a deed of assig nment to me this 11 th daty oif Mlay, 19tt8, for the benefit of his c'reditors, there will be at me'et ing of t he creditoir'. att my (omeeC, at. New herry C out it.l ose, oni Thursday 21st day o)f May, 19t03, at 1I o'clock a. mi., fior thet apin)ltmenit of agents of the tcredit ors. lIt Assignee OurTwoBig Stores Are full of good reliable mer chandise--the kind that it pays you to buy, particularly when you can buy it at the reasonable prices that we ask. Every week we have been adding such new as well as staple goods as we deem desirable, so that today we present an unbroken stock. Before buying your mid--summer dress see our Sheer lovely Per sian Lawns, French Lawns Very Sheer, Swiss Organdies, Dotted Swisses,MulI Chiffons, China Silk, Silk Chiffon, etc. Lace Bands are in great demand. We have them in variety. Our Wash Goods de partment is full of pretty goods. Muslin from 5c. upward. Ging ham, Madras, Duck. If you need Black Goods of any zind, cotton ware or silk, we can supply you. Ask for what you want, whether it be a Jap, Taffeta, India or Fou lard Silk, we have them all. In our Shoe Department you can find the latest styles in Ox fords, Sandals, Land Boots, etc. Our line of Ladies', Misses' ahd Children's Shoes is a very popu lar one and gives satisfaction to our customers. COME AND SEE US. C. & G. S.MR CO. +/ Men We Want, To Talk To.--W h loliovn that if +very man in ~To The MVan Who Wants To ,A DREsS ECONOMIcALLY. Hoyin Ih hotiut! seneo tIi o utonomy . i e tW o t he hst tutirl .t j INE CLOTHlg N.0"n I'n m r Nob When ao in- bo1y1 l sI a C i tt TRI3SLAEL OrCAMEI 4' r4 f n al litt gets t he ' "iet - ( Xii g - A IIt iitir~~irnititlIttutr itIn Iuilol- Guar antena Sune tor itv.'' The Ewe riPfer Co, Outtitters -to-Particular-Men, - Newberry, - S. o.