1906 & 1907 Observer
Newspaper abstracts by Edith Greisser
Newberry County, South Carolina Genealogy Trails

Babb, Clarence M. was voted as Mayor of Laurens 339-86, Observer 2/22/1907, page 1; He lost his home to arson, Observer 3/29/1907, page 1

BACHMAN CHAPEL NEWS - Page 1, Observer 1/2/1906; Rev. J. C. Wessinger is the new Pastor of the St. Phillip’s charge and will be installed next Sunday at Bachman Chapel, page 5, Observer 1/26/1906; The Christmas tree was greatly enjoyed, Observer 1/1/1907, page 5

Bacon, Mary Miss of Fortress Monroe is visiting her cousin Mrs. B. M. Dennis of Newberry, page 8, Observer 1/26/1906

Bacon, Robert 1st assistant Secretary of State – short bio and Photo, Observer 10/12/1906, page 7

Bagley, Worth, the only American Naval officer killed in the War with Spain – a monument erected n his honor at Raleigh NC, Observer 5/31/1907, page 2

Bagwell, James was shot and killed by Walter McCullough in Anderson, page 2, Observer 2/6/1906

Bailes, E. L. & Co. advertisement as the cheapest store in SC, Observer 1/4/1907, page 5; a fire started in the rear of the store with some boxes and barrels stored against the door on Boyce Street. Fire department put out the blaze – cellar door was destroyed. $1,000 in damage to stock etc. Observer 9/17/1907, page 8

Bailes, E. L. of Anderson bought out the dry goods, shoes and notions departments of W. R. Reid and will open for business in a few days, Observer 9/3/1906, page 8; His business is known as "The Bee Hive" – an all cash store, Observer 10/2/1906, page 4; Advertised he wanted every woman to see his ladies and Misses underwear, Observer 10/19/1906, page 8; He is renting a cottage on Nance St. Observer 11/2/1906, page 8; J. H. Clary is working for him, Observer 11/23/1906, page 8

Bailey, C. E. thinks the loss of his 100 chickens in the past year are due to chicken hawks, Observer 10/23/1906, page 2

Bailey, Carrie Miss 19 years old of Anderson drowned at Portman Shoals. She was to have been married next month, Observer 8/30/1907, page 2

Bailey, Drayton was accused of the murder of Henrietta Summers, colored, page 8, Observer 2/20/1906; Drayton Bailey is awaiting trial, accused of murder, page 8, Observer, 6/8/1906; Drayton Bailey, Court of Sessions, murder – continued, Observer 11/13/1906, page 8; COURT OF SESSION – acquitted of the charge of murder, Observer 2/1/1907, page 8; Drayton Bailey, a colored "Blind Tiger" and known for a murder case a year ago, was arrested for transporting liquor. On a search of his premises many article of value were found, thought to be from looting during the fire on Good Friday. Mayors Court – transporting liquor – fined $25 or 30 days; He chose the chain gang. Observer, 6/11/1907, page 8; He lived on the George Parrott’s place on Belfast Road, four miles from Newberry. He was caught selling liquor and was arrested, Observer 9/10/1907, page 8; COURT OF SESSIONS – violation of dispensary law– continued, Observer 11/8/1907, page 8; pleaded guilty, fined $100 or 3 months on the chain gang, Observer 11/12/1907, page 8

Bailey, Henry - an advertisement by Henry Dominick: a notice: "Warn all persons not to hire my son Furman Dominick 16 years old whom I have hired to Harry Bailey and who had left his employ." Observer 5/3/1907, page 8

Bailey, James A. of Barnum & Bailey died at his home in Mt. Vernon NY, biography, page 3, Observer 4/17/1906

Bailey, John colored was arrested for the murder of Stephen Howell white which occurred three years ago, full details on Page 1, Observer 3/23/1906

Bailey, Joseph W. Senator, Photograph, charges against him, Observer 12/14/1906, page 6

Bailey, Lee 18 years old colored was shot and killed at Iva in Anderson County by an unknown, Observer 11/22/1907, page 1

Bailey, M. S. a wealthy 70 years old Clinton SC man was sued in US court for $150,000 breach of promise of marriage to Mrs. Phena H. Love, 50 years old of Jacksonville FL. Observer 12/31/1907, page 5

Bailey, Monroe colored was arrested in Prosperity with transporting liquor he had purchased at Peak. He was the brother of Drate Bailey who was in jail awaiting trial for violation of liquor laws. Monroe was before Mayor’s Court and fined $10 or 30 days on the chain gang, Observer 10/15/1907, page 8; He appealed the case – will be tried in 2 weeks, Observer 10/22/1907, page 8; Magistrate Blease was required by law to give Mr. Bailey the liquor once he had paid the bond, - law explained in detail, Observer 10/29/1907, page 8

Bailey, Rosa Miss was bridesmaid for the COPELAND/MOSELEY wedding, Observer 6/22/1906, page 5

Bailey, Wallace killed an American Eagle in Union County on Enoree River, Observer 4/23/1907, page 1

Bailiff, Emma Mrs. sister of Enoch Lake of TX and the late Thomas M. Lake of Newberry died at her home in Smith Co. TX on July 30. Burial was in Garden Valley, Observer 8/7/1906, page 8

Baker, C. K. was paid by the County for the quarter ending Dec. 30, 1905 $7.29, page 5, Observer 1/19/1906

Baker, Calvin is the brother of William Baker and son of Mrs. Sarah Baker deceased, Observer 10/26/1906, page 8

Baker, Carrie Miss married Andrew H. Cromer daughter of Doc Baker on 11/20/1907 officiated by Rev. B. P. Mitchell, Observer 11/26/1907, page 1

Baker, J. A. sold his farm in lower No. 9 Township to Marion Long. He purchased a lot from M. H. Boozer and will move to Prosperity as soon as he can have a home built, Observer 9/20/1907, page 1; He moved to the town of Prosperity and moved into a rental home on McNeary street, Observer 11/29/1907, page 5; He broke ground for his new home, Observer 12/10/1907, page 1

Baker, J. F. was mortally wounded at Florence SC in a shoot out with J. F. Baker who he seriously wounded, page 1, Observer 3/16/1906

Baker, Joe H. was drawn as petit juror for Common Pleas Court, page 8, Observer 2/13/1906; His name was selected to serve as a juror for the court of common pleas the week of June 24, Observer 6/11/1907, page 8

Baker, Joseph married Miss Mattie McCullough on 12/16/1906 at Ebenezer Methodist Church officiated by Rev. Foster Speer, Observer 12/28/1906, page 8

Baker, Kenneth Jr. of Greenwood is the grandson of S. C. Barre of Prosperity, Observer 7/13/1906, page 5; He was the nephew of the Misses Barre of Prosperity, Observer 9/3/1907, page 8

Baker, Kenneth Mrs. visited her father S. C. Barre of Prosperity, page 4, Observer 2/16/1906; Mrs. Kenneth Baker and children returned to their home in Greenwood, page 5, Observer 2/23/1906; She is the mother of Mary Baker and daughter of S. C. Barre, Observer 11/16/1906, page 8; She was the daughter of Miss Mary Bowers and Samuel C. Barre and sister to John S. Barre of Prosperity, Miss May Lee Barre of Prosperity, Miss Kate Barre of Prosperity, Miss Maggie Barre of Prosperity, Charley P. Barre of Prosperity, Observer 1/25/1907, page 8; She visited her sisters the Misses Barre of Prosperity, Observer 4/12/1907, page 1

Baker, Kenneth, formerly of Prosperity is the newly elected mayor of Greenwood, Observer 5/3/1907, page 5; Hon. Kenneth Baker of Greenwood sold his row of brick buildings in Prosperity to P. C. Singley, Observer 11/8/1907, page 1; He was a Corporator for the Edgefield/Augusta Trolley Line, Observer 11/1/1907, page 3

Baker, L. T. Prof. of Winnsboro was elected for the chair of Pedagogy at Univ. SC, Observer 7/6/1906, page 1

Baker, Leila Belle Miss 17-year-old daughter of J. A. Baker died at her home in Prosperity on 9/7/1907 with burial at Bethel Church.

Baker, Margaret C. was born in Newberry, near the town on 12/16/1832 and she moved with her family Nov. 9, 1852 in search of western government lands and settled in Beth Eden Mississippi on Dec. 11, 1852 where they located and built a Lutheran Church. Miss M. C. Baker married 11/27/1856 to John R. Crompton of Beth Eden Mississippi who was born in Fairfield SC 2/16/1834. He moved with a colony of immigrants to Mississippi in the winter of 1852. They had 9 children and in 1907 - 7 children were still living, 2 dying in infancy. They recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Their son Dr. J. W. Crumpton was a physician and state legislator. Five of their children are teachers. Observer 1/8/1907, page 8

Baker, Mary Miss is the grand daughter to S. C. Barre, Observer 11/16/1906, page 8

Baker, Ralph of Greenwood is the grandson of S. C. Barre, Observer 8/24/1906, page 8; He was the nephew of the Misses Barre of Prosperity, Observer 9/3/1907, page 8

Baker, Sarah Mrs. mother of William and Calvin Baker died at her home in Cromer Township on 10/23 at age 80 years with burial in Beth Eden Cemetery, Observer 10/26/1906, page 8

Baker, Stanley of Greenwood is the grandson of S. C. Barre, Observer 8/24/1906, page 8; He was the nephew of the Misses Barre of Prosperity, Observer 9/3/1907, page 8

Baker, W. E. and family have moved from Whitmire to Kinards, page 5, Observer 1/5/1906

Baker, William was appointed as a Manager of Elections for Whitmire, Observer 10/23/1906, page 3; William Baker is the brother of Calvin Baker and son of Mrs. Sarah Baker deceased, Observer 10/26/1906, page 8; His son accidentally killed Dexter Williams white in Orangeburg SC, Observer, 7/2/1907, page 5

Balle, Celia Miss of Laurens, daughter of L. G. Balle married S. J. Evans who died 9/27/1907 at Roanoke VA. They were the parents of 3 daughters, Observer 10/1/1907 page 8

Balle, L. G. of Laurens visited Joseph Mann, page 8, Observer 4/20/1906

Ballentine, A. W. is an associate editor of the STYLUS, page 8 Observer 3/6/1906; he was a 1907 graduate of Newberry College. He will present a paper on "The Present Crisis In France" for commencement, Observer 5/10/1907, page 8; His essay has promise to it, Observer 5/31/1907, page 4; Arthur W. Ballentine was awarded the Science Medal at Newberry College commencement exercises, Observer, 6/14/1907, page 8

Ballentine, J. B. is the principal of Little Mountain Graded School, Observer 5/10/1907, page 8; He was the Principal at Newberry School District No.30 in Little Mountain, Observer 12/10/1907, page 1

Ballentine, J. W. professor of Little Mountain was in Newberry for the minstrel show, page 8 Observer 2/27/1906; He was principle of Little Mountain School, Observer 7/3/1906, page 8; He was elected Vice-President of the Newberry teachers Association, Observer 11/15/1907, page 8

BALLOONING – Julian P. Thomas and wife of NY went as high as 900 feet ballooning over NY City, tearing up gardens and skipping water in the North River before landing in NJ. They had a camera for taking movie pictures along with them and hope they got results. Observer 7/24/1906, page 5; Little did they know that one of the farmers who had his cabbage patch destroyed by the ballooning, had been shooting at them, Observer 7/31/1906, page 2; Dr. Thomas and another man traveled 225 miles in 12 hours in a balloon, Observer 8/14/1906, page 3; also see: FLYING MACHINES - Page 1, Observer, 6/19/1906; Charles de F. Chandler of the US Air Corps and J. C. McCou of NYC started on a long distance balloon trip from St. Louis to Washington DC. Observer 5/3/1907, page 1; Great Balloon Race of 610 miles – the entry ‘US’ wins – was in the air 96 hours, Observer 10/25/1907, page 1; Williams Welch wrote a letter to his father concerning balloon calculation for racing, Observer 10/25/1907, page 8; In the fall of 1860 Professor Lowe flew form Cincinnati and landed in a cotton field in Union SC, Observer 10/29/1907, page 3; Will B. Seabrook ascended in a balloon and parachuted from it ¾ mile up – his breathtaking details, Observer 11/15/1907, page 3; A map of the paths of the balloons in the late race as drawn by Williams Welch of Washington DC, Observer 12/10/1907, page 2

Banes, William Edward, born in Chicago of normal weight at 8 months of age now weighs 110 pounds, Observer 11/5/1907 page 8

BANKS - The Brown & Moseley Bank of Prosperity was reorganized and known as People’s Bank in 1905.Page 1; COMMERCIAL BANK OF NEWBERRY report; EXCHANGE BANK OF NEWBERRY report, page 4; Willie Jones of Columbia, formerly cashier of the National Bank has been elected President of the Palmetto Bank & Trust Co. of Columbia, page 5, Observer 1/2/1906; good showings are made at the annual meetings – election of directors and officers, page 8, Observer 1/12/1906; St. George Bank gave a dividend of 15% and Walterboro Bank gave a dividend of 7 % and carried over 15 % to the surplus fund, page 4, Observer 1/16/1906; NATIONAL BANK - Thomas K. Johnstone was elected collector. Henry T. Cannon was promoted as book keeper, page 8, Observer 2/6/1906; Commercial Bank, advertisement; Exchange Bank statement; People’s National Bank advertisement, Observer 6/22/1906, page 4; The Bank Commissioners of the SC State issued a commission to the Citizen’s bank of Chappells with capital stock of $15,000, names of officers, Observer 12/11/1906, page 8; PROSPERITY BANK – it has been the most prosperous year the bank has had, stock holders meeting and Board of Directors election, Observer 7/31/1906, page 1

Banks, Lizzie Miss is dangerously ill in a hospital, Observer 3/19/1907, page 5

Banks, Neill killed his father-in-law B. F. Fortner of Pelzer over an unpaid bill, Observer 5/7/1907, page 1

Banks, Ola Mrs. and Miss Minnie went to Columbia to visit their sister Miss Lizzie who had surgery 3/1 and is still quite ill, Observer 3/19/1907, page 5

Banks, Parmellus white was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Ben F Fortner white in Anderson, Observer 5/28/1907, page 2

Banks, Tom married Miss Bertha Hendrix at the home of J. C. Neel on 3/10/1907, Observer 3/19/1907, page 5

Banks, William was elected vice-president of the State Press Association at the Isle of Palms last week, Observer 6/18/1907, page 1

Bannister, Roy drowned in a pond in Anderson when swimming beyond his depth, Observer 6/21/1907, page 4

BAPTIST - a new Baptist Church will be built on the corner of Caldwell & Boundary Streets this year, page 8, Observer 5/8/1906; the Parsonage on the corner of Caldwell & Boundary Streets was moved to in front of the Church in order to clear the lot for the building of the new Church, page 8, Observer 5/15/1906; about the Baptists of the South, page 3, Observer 5/18/1906; all about the Connie Maxwell orphanage under the care of the Baptist Church, page 8, Observer 5/18/1906; State Convention – will be held in Spartanburg in November, Observer 10/9/1906, page 2; Rev. Louis J. Bristow sold his interest in the Baptist Press due to throat problems and is moving to a farm in Anderson. The paper will move to Union and be published by Rev. L. M. Rice and Rev. Masters, Observer 11/2/1906, page 1; The ladies held a Bazaar in the vacant store under Hotel Frederick, Observer 12/7/1906, page 8; The women made $125 clear for the missions, Observer 12/11/1906, page 8; about the Baptist Union Meeting, Observer 12/18/1906, page 8

BAPTIST –The building committee met with the architect, C. C. Wilson of Columbia. They asked the plans be modified to bring costs down to $13,000 – $15,000, Observer 5/7/1907, page 8; Report on meetings held in Laurens, Observer 5/14/1907, page 2; The contractor broke ground for the new building of the 1st Baptist Church, corner of Caldwell and Boundary Streets. $15,000 cost with Mallard Lumber and Construction Co. as the contractor, Observer 6/21/1907, page 8; A letter from Rev. Cason of Bush River and Mr. Zion Churches gave a letter detailing some of the fellow chaplains of the area, Observer, 6/28/1907, page 5; The program for the Interdenominational Sunday School Convention of Newberry to be held at Bush River Church, Observer, 7/5/1907, page 5; BARACA Class formed among the young men with officers elected, Observer 8/13/1907, page 8; Cornerstone for the new Church will be laid next week; History of the Church given from 1831 founding, Observer 8/16/1907, page 8; More history, Observer 8/20/1907, page 1; The name of Pastor C. P. Scott had been omitted from the HX – he was Pastor 1886-1890; cornerstone will be laid this afternoon – a short and simple ceremony, Observer 8/20/1907, page 8; About the ceremony of the laying of the cornerstone – what was placed inside, etc, Observer 8/23/1907, page 1; Schedule and program for the next Baptist Union Meeting, Observer 9/20/1907, page 5; Dissention among the Primitives Baptists in GA. They do not believe in Sunday Schools, theological seminaries, missionaries, or other societies in the Church, nor secret orders and they adhere to the custom of the washing of the feet, Observer 10/4/1907, page 3; Report of the Baptist Convention in Orangeburg, Observer 12/17/1907, page 2

Barksdale, Hilary Master of Laurens visited his aunt Mrs. A. C. Welch, Observer 8/28/1906, page 8

Barksdale, J. A. Mrs. of Laurens is a sister to Miss Eva Gary of Newberry, Observer 9/7/1906, page 8; Mrs. John Augustus Barksdale is visited by her sisters Mrs. A. C. Welch and Miss Eva Gary of Newberry, Observer 12/28/1906, page 8; She was visited by her sister Mrs. Alex Welch of Newberry, Observer 5/17/1907, page 8

Barksdale, Walter B. of Danville VA was shot by Joseph Echols, Observer 2/5/1907, page 1

Barnes, Alex colored was in a fight at a Church in Edgefield resulting in a murder, Observer 8/30/1907, page 3

Barnes, Ransome was shot and mortally wounded by Jim DeSaussaure, colored, page 1, Observer 2/23/1906

BARNWELL COUNTY – Indian doctor and his Negro wife killed an old Negro and took his wagon – details, Observer 4/9/1907, page 1

Barre, Charles P. of Prosperity is taking classes at Newberry College, Observer 9/28/1906, page 5; He is the night telephone operator in Newberry, a new service, Observer 11/9/1906, page 5; He was the son of Miss Mary Bowers and Samuel C. Barre and brother to Mrs. Kenneth Baker of Greenwood, Miss May Lee Barre of Prosperity, Miss Kate Barre of Prosperity, Miss Maggie Barre of Prosperity, John S. Barre of Prosperity, Observer 1/25/1907, page 8; He received the appointment as carrier on the route served by his deceased father, S. C. Barre, Prosperity RFD #1. He is 19 years old and was a Newberry College student until his father’s illness. He wanted to return to School, Observer 4/5/1907, page 8

Barre, Charley won the freshman prize at Newberry College last session, page 5, Observer, 6/19/1906

Barre, D. W. found 25 bushels of corn ready for picking had been mysteriously picked leaving nothing but shucks. Anthony Pitts was accused of the deed, Observer 10/30/1906, page 8

Barre, D. Walter Mrs. of Newberry was the sister of Asa C. Workman who died 12/17/1907, James M. Workman Jr. and W. Hugh Workman of Clinton. She was the aunt of Mrs. Roland G. Spearman of ALA, Miss Ellen Workman, Rion Workman, Hugh Workman, Ben Cromer Workman and Earle Workman. Observer 12/20/1907, page 8

Barre, J. S. of Johnston SC is the son of S. C. Barre of Prosperity, Observer 8/24/1906, page 8

Barre, John S. of Prosperity was the son of Miss Mary Bowers and Samuel C. Barre and brother to Mrs. Kenneth Baker of Greenwood, Miss May Lee Barre of Prosperity, Miss Kate Barre of Prosperity, Miss Maggie Barre of Prosperity, Charley P. Barre of Prosperity, Observer 1/25/1907, page 8

Barre, John was in a Columbia Hospital for the past seven weeks. He is now home in Prosperity much improved, Observer 4/5/1907, page 8

Barre, Kate Miss of Prosperity was the daughter of Miss Mary Bowers and Samuel C. Barre and sister to John S. Barre of Prosperity, Miss May Lee Barre of Prosperity, Mrs. Kenneth Baker of Greenwood, Miss Maggie Barre of Prosperity, Charley P. Barre of Prosperity, Observer 1/25/1907, page 8; She replaced her sister, Mrs. E. W. Werts, as clerk for Bowers & Dominick of Prosperity, Observer 3/1/1907, page 8; She was visited by her nephews Ralph, Stanley and Kenneth Baker of Greenwood, Observer 9/3/1907, page 8

Barre, Maggie Miss of Prosperity visited in Newberry, page 3, Observer 4/6/1906; She was the daughter of Miss Mary Bowers and Samuel C. Barre and sister to John S. Barre of Prosperity, Miss May Lee Barre of Prosperity, Miss Kate Barre of Prosperity, Mrs. Kenneth Baker of Greenwood, Charley P. Barre of Prosperity, Observer 1/25/1907, page 8; She married Ernest W. Werts on 2/14/1907 at the bride’s home officiated by Rev. O. J. Kreps. Observer 2/15/1907, page 5; She was visited by her nephews Ralph, Stanley and Kenneth Baker of Greenwood, Observer 9/3/1907, page 8

Barre, May Lee Miss was elected Librarian of the Sorosis Club, page 5, Observer 4/13/1906; She was visited by Miss Fannie Chappell of FL, Observer 7/27/1906, page 8; She was the daughter of Miss Mary Bowers and Samuel C. Barre and sister to John S. Barre of Prosperity, Mrs. Kenneth Baker of Greenwood, Miss Kate Barre of Prosperity, Miss Maggie Barre of Prosperity, Charley P. Barre of Prosperity, Observer 1/25/1907, page 8; She has charge of the Bell Telephone Co. central office, Observer 3/1/1907, page 8; She was visited by her nephews Ralph, Stanley and Kenneth Baker of Greenwood, Observer 9/3/1907, page 8

Barre, Mr. Prosperity RFD carrier is taking his 15 days vacation, Observer 9/7/1906, page 8

Barre, Neda F. Miss married Venis P. Workman 8 pm Sunday evening at Central Parsonage officiated by Rev. B. M. Grier, page 8, Observer 4/24/1906

Barre, S. C. of Prosperity is father to Mrs. Kenneth Baker of Greenwood, page 4, Observer 2/16/1906; S. C. Barre is the grandfather of Kenneth Baker Jr. of Greenwood, Observer 7/13/1906, page 5; J. S. Barre of Johnston SC is his son; He is the grandfather to Stanley and Ralph Baker, Observer 8/24/1906, page 8; His is not doing well, Observer 11/2/1906, page 8; He is RFD Carrier for Route 1 and handled 4925 pieces of mail in one month; His daughter is Mrs. Kenneth Baker; granddaughter is Mary Baker, Observer 11/16/1906, page 8

Barre, Samuel C. died at his home in Prosperity on 1/19/1907 with burial in Prosperity Cemetery. He was a CSA veteran and was the first rural letter carrier appointed at Prosperity. Observer 1/22/1907, page 8; F. R. Hunter, H.H. Rikard, J. A. Rikard, Sheriff Buford and Fred Long attended the funeral; He was 64 years old, born near P. B. Ellisor on Cannon Creek, etc, short Bio, Observer 1/25/1907, page 8

Barrier, C. G. and family moved from Monroe NC to Prosperity. He bought the business interest of R. C. Counts and will partner with J. A. Counts in the firm of C. G. Barrier & Co, page 5, Observer, 6/8/1906, page 5, Observer, 6/8/1906; C. G. Barrier purchased the Baker House on Elm St. in Prosperity, Observer 9/14/1906, page 1; He was in Monroe NC on business, Observer 1/1/1907, page 5

Barrier, C. G. Mrs. of Prosperity visited friends in Little Mountain, Observer 7/20/1906, page 1; She is visiting her sister Mrs. S. W. Young of Little Mountain, Observer 10/19/1906, page 5; She was visited by her niece Miss Maude Fulmer of Little Mountain, Observer 10/23/1906, page 8; She visited her sister Mrs. S. W. Young in Little Mountain, Observer 2/15/1907, page 5; She entertained her sister Mrs. S. W. Chapman of Little Mountain, Observer, 6/7/1907, page 4; She was the aunt to Miss Louise Fulmer of Little Mountain, Observer, 7/5/1907, page 8

Barrier, Mrs. of Monroe NC visited S. J. Kohn’s family, page 4, Observer 2/16/1906

Barringer, Paul MD LLD of Univ. of VA was elected President of VA Polytech Institute at Blacksburg VA, Observer 6/4/1907, page 5

Barrington, Ethel Wade Miss had married McCully W. Blair a conductor on the CN&L RR who was shot and killed in Columbia by his wife, Observer 1/22/1907, page 2

Barron, A. J. of Clarendon Co. lost a barn, horse and 8 Jersey cattle to fire, loss of $3,000. Observer 3/12/1907, page 1

Barry, J. M. was awarded $10,000 by the court for loss of a foot while acting as switchman, Observer 11/6/1906, page 4

Barton, John Court of Sessions, assault and battery with intent to kill and carrying concealed weapons – nol prossed, Observer 11/13/1906, page 8

Barton, Prince white was placed in the Aiken jail for the assault on Mrs. Mattie Bryant, Observer 8/28/1906, page 1

Barton, W. W. of Jasper FL, having marital problems killed his wife, 3 children and then committed suicide, Observer 6/28/1907, page 3

Basch, Mrs. of Savannah GA visited her brother C. J. Purcell, Observer 5/14/1907, page 8

Basch, Si of Savannah GA died of Bright’s disease 4/28/1907. He was the 55-year-old brother in law to C. J. Purcell. Survived by a widow, the former Miss Mamie Purcell of Newberry, now of Augusta, Observer 4/30/1907, page 8

BASEBALL 1906 - about a game between the graded School and College prep School teams, page 5, Observer 4/24/1906; graded School vs technological School of the College, 4 pm on the College grounds, page 8, Observer, 5/1/1906; graded School won over the College freshmen 13-3, page 5, Observer 5/8/1906; graded School wins over the College techs, 6-5, page 5, Observer 5/11/1906; the graded School won the game against the Sophs, 7-0, page 8, Observer, 5/22/1906; West End vs Whitmire game tomorrow, page 8, Observer, 6/1/1906; Mollohon vs Whitmire 7-7, page 8, Observer, 6/15/1906; West End vs Clinton, 10-6, page 8, Observer, 6/19/1906; Newberry Team lineup for July 4th games, Observer 7/3/1906, page 8; on the 4th Newberry won 1st game and Columbia YMCA won second game, Observer 7/6/1906, page 5; Some thoughts on Baseball, Observer 8/31/1906, page 6

BASEBALL 1907 – a schedule of the College team for the coming season, Observer 2/12/1907, page 8; Baseball story about Dad Clark, once pitcher of the NY Club, Observer 2/19/1907, page 7; Schedule for the season for the College, Observer 3/22/1907, page 8; Talk of the coming games, Observer 4/23/1907, page 8; William Thomas King, 26 years old was struck over the heart by a pitched ball and killed during a game in Baltimore. Observer 5/31/1907, page 2; Mollohon won vs Whitmire, 4 to 3; West End won vs Clinton, 4 to 3, Observer 6/4/1907, page 8; Palestine beat Prosperity 15 to 3, Observer, 6/14/1907, page 8; Mollohon won over Clinton 3-1; "96" won vs Newberry, 7-6, Observer 6/18/1907, page 8; West End defeated Mollohon 12 to 3, Observer 6/25/1907, page 8; Two games in one day – West End lost both to Clinton: 12 to 0, 9 to 1, Observer 7/9/1907, page 8; Prosperity won two games vs Newberry, 4 to 3 and 8 to 3, Observer 7/12/1907, page 5; Greenwood won vs West End, 7 to 4, Observer 7/30/1907, page 8; Prosperity won vs Newberry, 9 to 1, Observer 8/2/1907, page 8; About Henry Chadwick, the father of Baseball, Observer 8/20/1907, page 6; About Charlie Bender, an Indian baseball player for the Philadelphia Athletics, Observer 8/27/1907, page 6; Columbus Wright colored a Spartanburg barber broke his arm pitching at a baseball game, Observer 8/30/1907, page 5

Bass, J. N. was elected as a delegate of the State Reunion of Confederate Veterans in Columbia on May 16, 17, 18; He was elected as an alternate delegate for the Confederate reunion at New Orleans on April 25, 26, 27 1906, page 4, Observer 4/3/1906; J. N. Bass of Newberry was visited by his son J. R. Bass of Columbia, Observer 6/26/1906, page 8

Bass, J. R. of Columbia is son to J. N. Bass of Newberry, Observer 6/26/1906, page 8

Bass, John Robert son of John N. Bass, married Miss Mary Erline Wood, telephone operator, in Columbia on 3/11/1906 by Rev. W. I. Herbert, page 8, Observer 3/13/1906

Bass, W. L. is campaigning for Senator in an automobile, Observer 6/22/1906, page 4

Baston, S. H. lost in the local election in Whitmire as the next Alderman of the town, with 45 votes, Observer 1/8/1907, page 8

Bates, Charlotte daughter of Rial Bates the city janitor, died 8/21/1907 of typhoid fever. She was engaged to be married in a few weeks to a colored man in Sumter, Observer 8/23/1907, page 8

Bates, Clarence colored brakeman and badly hurt being caught between a cab and box car, Observer 10/23/1906, page 8

Bates, Drate testified at the Coroner’s Inquest over the death of Herbert Livingston, Observer 12/6/1907, page 8

Bates, Rial was re-elected lamplighter for the city, Observer 12/28/1906, page 8; Rial Bates colored city janitor – his daughter Charlotte died 8/21/1907 of typhoid fever. She was engaged to be married in a few weeks to a colored man in Sumter, Observer 8/23/1907, page 8

Bates, W. T. C. was re-elected a member of the SC College Board, page 1, Observer 1/26/1906

BATTLE OF FREDERICKSBURG – as told by J. R., page 3 Observer 3/9/1906

Battle, Thomas 72 year old Confederate Veteran was convicted of murdering D. M. Perry and sentenced to life in Prison, Observer 6/11/1907 page 5

Bauknight, J. M. of the Cokesbury Conference School married Miss Annie Dukes of Cokesbury on 8/22/1906 officiated by Rev. J. M. Steadman, Observer 8/28/1906, page 8

Baxter, George, alias George Baxter, Court of Session, murder, guilty, 4 years on the public works or penitentiary and 3 months or $25 for carrying a concealed weapon; Court of Session, murder, not guilty, page 8, Observer 1/26/1906

Baxter, John Henry celebrated his 16th birthday on April 16 at his home on Cornelia Street. Tells of his guests, page 8, Observer 4/20/1906

Baxter, John Henry graduated from Boundary Street School on 6/7/1907, Observer 5/24/1907, page 8

Baxter, P. F. Mrs. and son John Henry visited in Greenville, Observer 7/17/1906, page 8

Baxter, P. F. was paid by the County for the quarter ending Dec. 30, 1905 $4.50 for court house expense, page 5, Observer 1/19/1906; P. F. Baxter will superintend the building of the P. E. Scott block, page 8, Observer 2/20/1906; P. F. Baxter published a card to his patrons explaining the shortage of ICE, Observer 8/21/1906, page 4; The RR Commissioner called the published card a hoax - Observer 8/28/1906, page 8; Mr. Baxter’s reply, Observer 8/31/1906, page 4; RR Commissioner replies to the accusations, Observer 9/11/1906, page 1; P. F. Baxter won the Primary election as a nominee for Alderman, Ward 1, Observer 11/30/1906, page 8; P. F. Baxter and son Marion of Newberry and niece Miss Annie Baxter of NC were in Spartanburg, Observer 1/11/1907, page 8; He was appointed by the Mayor Brown as a Member of the Supplies & Accounts Committee; Chairman of the Fire Department Committee; Member of the Markets Committee; Member of the Cemetery Committee; Chairman of the Lights Committee; Member of the Newberry Streets Committee, for 1907, Observer 1/18/1907, page 8; His name was drawn to be a juror in the Court of Common Pleas beginning June 17, Observer 6/4/1907, page 8; He has a contract with Callie McWhirter to build two brick stores on a lot on Main Street, 1-story high, 20 x 65 feet; He contracted with Copeland Bros. to build three 2-story brick stores on a lot on Main Street and a 1-story brick store at the corner of Friend and College Streets, Observer, 6/11/1907, page 8; He is rushing to complete the Copeland building and will begin work on the McWhirter building in a few days. He will build a cottage for Alexander Singleton and make an addition to the dwelling of William Johnson, Observer 7/12/1907, page 8; His horse had a reputation as being able to do anything except lay brick, Observer 8/23/1907, page 8; He announced his candidacy on the Democratic ticket for Alderman of Ward 1 of Newberry, Observer 10/15/1907, page 5; He won the first primary for Alderman of Ward 1, 74-62, Observer 11/29/1907, page 8; He won the election as Alderman of Ward No. 1, Newberry Town, Observer 12/13/1907, page 8

Baxter, Tommie Willie a 27-year-old deaf and dumb colored boy was killed by a freight train two miles east of the city. He was employed as a cook at the Mollohon Mill. Observer 7/13/1906, page 8

Beacham, Matilda Mrs. deceased, her estate was advertised for final settlement, Observer 7/31/1906, page2

Beacham, Mr. of Whitmire was a section foreman and was replaced by John McCarley, Observer 10/11/1907, page 8

Beagles, Howard colored of Laurens was fatally wounded in Youngs Township Laurens Co., Observer 6/26/1906, page 3

Beard, Ellen of Donalds SC visited Miss Gertrude Wicker, page 8, Observer 2/23/1906; She was visited by Annie Laurie Tarrant, Gertrude Wicker, Ethel Kinard, Observer 7/13/1906, page 8; She and Pierce Tribble were married 8/22/1906 at the home of the bride’s father in Donalds SC. She is the oldest daughter of Rev. J. E. Beard. The groom is a telegraph operator, Observer 8/24/1906, page 8

Beard, Robert M. a policeman in Roanoke VA was shot and killed by a colored desperado already wanted for murder, John Hardy, Observer 10/16/1906, page 1

Bearden, George S. Mrs. and daughter of Charlotte NC visited Dr. R. L. Luther’s family of Prosperity, Observer 7/20/1906, page 1; She and daughter Miss Elizabeth Bearden of Winston-Salem NC visited her father Dr. R. L. Luther of Prosperity, Observer 3/15/1907, page 5

Bearden, M. B. married Mrs. E. C. Hendrix on 9/30/1906 at the Parsonage officiated by Rev. J. B. Kilgore, Observer 10/9/1906, page 8

Beaty, Will of Union shot and killed Frank Rice over 20 cents, Observer 2/12/1907, page 8

Becco, John of Greers – his 2 year old son strangulated on a peanut hull, Observer 10/12/1906, page 5

Becker, Agnes Miss of Spartanburg had an appendectomy, Observer 6/29/1906, page 3

Beckham, James 3-year-old son of A. E. Beckham died at the home at Mollohon Mills on 7/28/1906 of a relapse from the measles. Observer 7/31/1906, page 8

Beckley, C. L. of TN is in Newberry to attend the McCLURE/SCHUMPERT wedding, Observer 6/22/1906, page 8

Becknell, Lester a white man attacked Miss Fannie Vaughan of Union with his accomplice W. C. Massey, Observer 12/13/1907, page 1

Bedenbaugh, A. A. of Prosperity is the son of E. K. Bedenbaugh of Prosperity and a brother to Dudley Bedenbaugh of Columbia, Observer, 6/7/1907, page 4

Bedenbaugh, A. J. gave an address at the ceremony and celebration at Bethlehem Church on Emancipation Day 1906, page 8, Observer 1/2/1906

Bedenbaugh, A. L. Mrs. was visited by Mrs. Willie Wallace, page 5, Observer 3/30/1906

Bedenbaugh, Allen colored who farms on Allen G. Wise place three miles from Prosperity lost this barns, horse, mule, fodder, cottonseed, wagon, buggy and stables to fire on 10/17/1907. $500 loss with no insurance. Observer 10/22/1907, page 8

Bedenbaugh, Annie Mae Miss of Kiblers is visiting Miss Jessie Moseley of Prosperity, page 5, Observer 1/23/1906; She moved to Denmark SC where she will open a music School, page 5, Observer 1/26/1906She taught at the Bamberg Fitting School, Observer 1/4/1907, page 5

Bedenbaugh, C. D. of Newberry College was home in Prosperity due to illness, page 5, Observer 3/30/1906; Carlisle D. Bedenbaugh moved to Atlanta to work, Observer 9/21/1906, page 4; He had been in Atlanta for the past year. He stopped in Prosperity to visit his father the Rev. Z. W. Bedenbaugh and will then go to Richmond VA where he will work, Observer 4/12/1907, page 1; He moved to Lynchburg VA where he will work, Observer 10/11/1907, page 8

Bedenbaugh, Caroline Mrs. is a living mother of a confederate veteran, Rev. Z. W. Bedenbaugh, Observer 10/4/1907 page 1

Bedenbaugh, D. M. of No. 9 Township was in Newberry on Saturday, page 8, Observer 4/3/1906

Bedenbaugh, D. W. was paid by the County for the quarter ending Dec. 30, 1905 $26.71, page 5, Observer 1/19/1906

Bedenbaugh, Dudley of Columbia, being sick, was visited by his father E. K. Bedenbaugh and his brother A. A. Bedenbaugh of Prosperity, Observer, 6/7/1907, page 4

Bedenbaugh, E. C. of West End his child died on 7/30/1907, Observer 8/2/1907, page 8

Bedenbaugh, E. D. visited his father Rev. Z. W. Bedenbaugh, Observer 6/21/1907, page 5; Ernest D. Bedenbaugh returned to his home in Atlanta, Observer, 7/5/1907, page 8

Bedenbaugh, E. J. name was selected to serve as a juror for the court of common pleas the week of June 24, Observer 6/11/1907, page 8

Bedenbaugh, E. K. was elected as a policeman for Prosperity, Observer 5/3/1907, page 5; He was the father of A. A. Bedenbaugh of Prosperity and Dudley Bedenbaugh of Columbia, Observer, 6/7/1907, page 4; He had a fight with his nephew George S. Merchant at Prosperity. Mr. Bedenbaugh was hit with a stick and Mr. Merchant was shot in the forehead. Found guilty at Mayor’s Court and fined $5, Observer 10/29/1907, page 8

Bedenbaugh, Ernest D. of Atlanta is visiting his father, Rev. Z. W. Bedenbaugh, page 5, Observer, 6/8/1906; He and wife returned to Atlanta after visiting in Prosperity, Observer 6/29/1906, page 5

Bedenbaugh, G. D. formed a partnership with J. Herman Werts under the firm name of J. H. Werts & Co. and opened a grocery business in the Cromer Building in Prosperity, page 5, Observer, 4/10/1906; He was moving to the Town of Prosperity and will live in the Shealy house recently vacated by Mr. Steele, Observer 11/9/1906, page 5; He is moving into the house recently vacated by G. A. Maffett, Observer 12/21/1906, page 1

Bedenbaugh, George P. a Grand Juror of 1905 was selected to serve as a Grand Juror for the year 1906, page 8, Observer 1/5/1906; G. P. Bedenbaugh was selected as a Juror to serve in the Court of Common Pleas for the week beginning April1, Observer 3/15/1907, page 8

Bedenbaugh, H. K. name was drawn as juror for Sessions Court beginning June 11, page 8, Observer, 5/29/1906

Bedenbaugh, J. I. Dr. attended the medical convention in Columbia this week, page 8, Observer 4/20/1906; He will move into Dr. J. B. Simpson’s (deceased) house, Observer 10/30/1906, page 1; Dr. J. I. Bedenbaugh of Prosperity was elected Prelate of the Knights of Pythias, Prosperity, for the coming year, Observer 1/1/1907, page 5; He was nominated as a Warden for Prosperity, Observer 3/22/1907, page 1; was elected, Observer 4/12/1907, page 8; He attended a meeting of the Knights Of Pythias, Observer 5/17/1907, page 8; He was elected to the office of VC of the Knights of Pythias for the coming year, Observer 12/20/1907, page 1

Bedenbaugh, J. M. was elected President of the Y. M. C. A. for the ensuing year, page 8, Observer 1/23/1906; J. M. Bedenbaugh a student at Newberry College will attend the annual students volunteer convention in Nashville TN, page 8, Observer 2/23/1906; He was a participant in the junior oratorical preliminary contest, June 1907, of Newberry College "The Ideal Humanity", Observer 5/28/1907, page 5; He was in the Junior Class of Newberry College and was one of eight selected to read an essay at the commencement on the subject of "The Ideal of Humanity", Observer 6/4/1907, page 8

Bedenbaugh, J. Roscoe married Miss Maude Boozer daughter of T. J. Boozer Sr. on 1/26/1907 officiated by Rev. S. P. Koon, Observer 2/8/1907, page 8

Bedenbaugh, John B. was visited by Paul Folk of Clemson College, page 5, Observer, 6/19/1906

Bedenbaugh, John S. who had been sick for some time, died 4/15/1907. He was survived by a wife and three children. Burial was at Colony Church Graveyard. Observer 4/19/1907, page 8

Bedenbaugh, L. W. of Prosperity is recovering from Fever. He will be Principal at a School in GA, Observer 9/7/1906, page 8; He taught at Newberry School District No.19 in Sligh’s section, Observer 12/10/1907, page 1

Bedenbaugh, Lola Miss can be found with Mrs. S. W. Calmes, page 5, Observer 3/23/1906

Bedenbaugh, M. B. lost dried kiln to a fire – valued at $125, Observer 11/29/1907, page 5

Bedenbaugh, M. B. Mrs. of Prosperity is the mother of Mrs. J. W. Reames of Greenwood, page 8, Observer 2/9/1906; She was visited by Mrs. J. W. Reames of Johnston SC and Mrs. Mollie Everett and daughter Miss Mae of Atlanta, page 5, Observer, 5/25/1906; She and her son Louis have gone to visit relatives in Atlanta, page 5, Observer, 6/19/1906; Mrs. M. B. Bedenbaugh of Prosperity went to Timmonsville to visit her daughter Mrs. J. W. Reams, Observer 5/10/1907, page 4; also, Observer 8/16/1907, page 4

Bedenbaugh, M. W. lost trees on his place in a wind storm, page 5, Observer 5/11/1906; He was selected as a Juror to serve in the Court of Common Pleas for the week beginning April 1, Observer 3/15/1907, page 8

Bedenbaugh, Maxcy C. moved into his new home near the steel bridge, page 3, Observer 4/6/1906

Bedenbaugh, Moody of Prosperity is taking classes at Newberry College, Observer 9/28/1906, page 5

Bedenbaugh, P. bought from Jacob Kibler on 1/27/1855 an eight year old Negro girl named Calomile for $400 (old receipt found), Observer 8/24/1906, page 8

Bedenbaugh, T. B. Had his home painted white, Observer 5/17/1907, page 8

Bedenbaugh, Tom B. lost his barn, cotton, hulls, seed meal, implements etc. to fire. The loss was $500 - $600 with no insurance, page 5, Observer 5/4/1906; He expressed a note of thanks for all the kindness extended to him during and after his recent burn out, page 5, Observer 5/11/1906

Bedenbaugh, W. F. returned home after the first session at the Atlanta School of Pharmacy and will be at the Prosperity Drug Store for a time, page 5, Observer 3/13/1906; W. F. Bedenbaugh of the Atlanta College of Pharmacy is on vacation at his home in Prosperity, Observer 12/28/1906, page 5; He was selected as a member of the Petit Jury to serve in Sessions Court starting 1/28, Observer 1/11/1907, page 8; Dr. W. F. Bedenbaugh of Atlanta was home to visit his sick mother Mrs. W. P. Bedenbaugh, Observer 5/28/1907, page 5

Bedenbaugh, W. P. moved to Saluda County to farm, Observer 1/4/1907, page 8

Bedenbaugh, W. P. Mrs. of St. Lukes section is visiting S. B. Hawkins family, page 5, Observer 3/23/1906; She was sick. She was visited by her son Dr. W. F. Bedenbaugh of Atlanta, Observer 5/28/1907, page 5

Bedenbaugh, William died at his home in Newberry 8/30/1906 of acute indigestion of a few hours. He was a 71-year-old CSA Veteran and survived by a wife, one son and four daughters. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery. Observer 9/3/1906, page 8; He was a Confederate Veteran who died within the past year. A suitable memorial will be provided on Confederate Memorial Day, Observer 5/7/1907, page 8

Bedenbaugh, Z. W. Mrs. was the mother of Mrs. J. H. Werts, Observer 10/12/1906, page 5; Mrs. Z. W. Bedenbaugh of Prosperity was the aunt to Miss Mary Day of Norfolk VA, Observer 1/11/1907, page 8; She was the mother of E. D. Bedenbaugh, Observer 6/21/1907, page 5; She returned from visiting relatives in Roanoke VA and Rocky Mount accompanied by her nephew, Frank Peak, Observer 9/20/1907, page 1; She registered at the Jamestown Exhibition the past week, Observer 9/20/1907 page 8; She was visited by her sister Mrs. H. W. Peak of Rocky Mount VA, Observer 11/8/1907, page 1

Bedenbaugh, Z. W. Rev. of Prosperity was visited by Mr. and Mrs. M. O. L. Kreps on Tuesday, page 5, Observer 1/12/1906; Rev. Z. W. Bedenbaugh preached at Grace Church in Prosperity, page 5, Observer 1/23/1906; He and his wife spent Tuesday with Rev. M. O. J. Kreps and family, page 8, Observer 2/2/1906; He and his family were visited by professor C. H. Kicklighter, page 5 Observer 3/9/1906; He was the father of Mrs. J. H. Werts, page 5 Observer 3/9/1906; He spent a few days in Columbia, page 5, Observer, 5/25/1906; He was visited by Ernest D. Bedenbaugh, his son of Atlanta, page 5, Observer, 6/8/1906; Rev. Z. W. Bedenbaugh of Prosperity was traveling in Spartanburg, Observer 7/13/1906, page 5; His mother Mrs. Caroline Bedenbaugh was still living, Observer 10/4/1907 page 1

Beecham, Mrs. Matilda, widow, died within the past year and is buried at St. Luke’s Cemetery, page 8, Observer 1/16/1906

Beecher the Barber under the Crotwell Hotel, advertisement, page 4, Observer 1/5/1906; Beecher, the Barber has one of the most complete tonsorial departments seen in this section of the world, Observer 8/28/1906, page 8

Beeks, John W. was an organizer of Farmer’s Union at Dominick’s in Newberry County SC, Observer 10/25/1907, page 8

Belcher, W. W. Mrs. of Newberry was the daughter to Morton Waring Webb of Cleveland TN and sister to D. C. Webb of NYC and Edward Webb of Jersey City NJ, page 5, Observer 2/20/1906

Belk, J. E. a flagman for a RR was arrested for robbing cars, Observer 11/19/1907, page 8

Bell, C. E. Mrs. of Atlanta visited her father F. A. Schumpert, Observer 12/31/1907, page 8

Bell, Carrie Miss gave a Boundary Street School graduation essay at the Opera House on the subject of "Woman’s Mind", Observer 6/4/1907, page 8

Bell, Charles Earle Mrs. of Augusta is the daughter of F. A. Schumpert, Observer 11/27/1906, page 8

Bell, Charles Earle son-in-law of F. A. Schumpert – an article on his position in the RR business, Observer 1/29/1907, page 8

Bell, Emma Miss of Atlanta visited her sister Mrs. Ira S. Caldwell, Observer 7/27/1906, page 8; She visited her sister Mrs. I. S. Caldwell of Prosperity, Observer 3/22/1907, page 1; She was a graduate of Presbyterian Hospital in Atlanta and will reside in Prosperity. She was available for hire, Observer 3/22/1907, page 5; She moved from Prosperity to Atlanta, Observer 8/2/1907, page 8; Miss Emma Bell of Atlanta visited her sister Mrs. I. S. Caldwell of Prosperity, Observer 11/15/1907, page 1

Bell, Essie Miss 18 years old eloped with Bud Hill 40 years old and were married in Laurens. The bride just graduated from Oak Grove School, page 7, Observer 5/8/1906

Bell, J. Franklin Brigadier General, in Cuba (Photo), Observer 10/19/1906, page 3

Bell, Mary Mrs. of Greenville was given an abandoned baby – The baby girl was 6 weeks old, had a locket with the name Blanche on it, Observer 11/16/1906, page 1

Bell, Mrs. of Columbia was visited by her daughter Mrs. D. G. McAllister of Newberry, Observer 8/16/1907, page 5

Bell, Nellie Miss married Osborne S. Miller at Temple OK on 11/24/1907. He was the son of A. H. Miller and had been in OK for about 2 years, Observer 12/10/1907, page 1

Bell, Ora Miss of Arkansas is a guest of Miss Sallie Bell Buford, page 8, Observer, 6/12/1906

Bell, Rebecca E. Mrs. 72 years old widow of William B. Bell died at her home in Clinton on Monday, page 5, Observer, 6/8/1906

Bell, T. P. Mrs. of Atlanta visited her brother James McIntosh of Newberry, Observer 3/12/1907, page 8

Bell, Thomas D. 40 years old of Columbia drowned while surfing in Norfolk VA, Observer 9/13/1907, page 8

Bellinger, Lucius Rev. was a preacher from Orangeburg at the Rutherford Campground in the early years of Newberry County Methodism, Observer 1/29/1907, page 1

Belt, Kina who claimed to be one of the men who captured Jefferson Davis died at his home in Thornville Ohio at age 63 years, Observer 12/31/1907, page 5

Benbow, David F. was the pianist for the Newberry Glee Club, Observer 10/29/1907, page 8

Benet, W. C. Judge of Columbia married Mrs. Mary Lee Bitting of VA in Oconee County, Observer 10/16/1906, page 1

Bennett, Ben was placed the penitentiary for life in 1896 as an accomplice of the murder of John Lightsey. He was pardoned in 1903 on condition that he leave the State. Bennett left immediately but risked going back to SC to see his wife. In the middle of the night, thinking his wife was an intruder, he mortally wounded her. He was then convicted of manslaughter with a sentence of 5 years on the chain gang. In a short time he escaped but was recaptured in Savannah GA. He was placed in the Penitentiary for the remainder of his term and died in jail 7/21/1907. Observer 10/8/1907, page 1

Benson, H. B. 32 year old son of Capt. John M. Benson of Wellford, Spartanburg County, committed suicide by ingesting carbolic acid, page 5, Observer 1/30/1906

Benton, Annie Amelia 13 year old daughter of J. J. Benton of Mollohon Mill village died 9/1/1907 with burial in Rosemont Cemetery, Observer 9/3/1907, page 8

Berley, Ethel Miss married James L. Henderson of Columbia at the Parsonage of the Bethlehem Pastorate near Pomaria on 11/4/1906 officiated by Rev. John J. Long, Observer 11/9/1906, page 8

Berley, W. W. Court of Sessions- charge of carrying a pistol unlawfully, continued, Observer 6/14/1907, page 4

Berly, Miss of Glymphville attended a dance at B. S. Hardy’s place in Maybinton in honor of Miss Annie Higgins of Newberry, Observer 7/13/1906, page 8

Berry, Alston H. of Rome GA was dead several days before being discovered murdered at a hotel in Norfolk VA, Observer 10/25/1907, page 5

Berry, Carrie Miss of Saluda visited her sister Mrs. Duke Sheppard of Silverstreet, Observer 3/15/1907, page 5

Berry, Corrie Mrs. died 5/30/1907 while having 11 teeth extracted by a man named Clint Armstrong (Charged $2). She was a widow with one child and boarded with Mrs. S. L. Price. Mrs. Berry’s sister Miss Victoria Rivers also had the same experience from the sedation given but managed to recover. Observer 5/31/1907, page 8; Mrs. Corrie Berry died from an overdose of Cocaine, according to Coroner’s Report. The "Painless Tooth Extractor" was returned from Clinton to give his version of the incident; Bail was set at $1,000, Observer 6/4/1907, page 1

Berry, G. Raymond, extortionist and peeping tom, page 3, Observer 5/11/1906; G. Raymond Berry of Marion County was brought back from Tampa FL and jailed for embezzlement and forgery, Observer 9/24/1907, page 5; pleaded guilty - sentenced to $100 and 6 years in the penitentiary, Observer 9/27/1907, page 8

Berry, J. N. Mrs. of Bath GA, near Augusta is the sister of Mrs. H. A. C. Robinson of Newberry, Observer 7/24/1906, page 8

Berry, James of Saluda paid to have an obituary printed in the Observer for the SC State Dispensary, Observer 3/15/1907, page 8

Berry, Jiles M. Mrs. of Augusta entertained her niece Miss Bessie Schumpert of Newberry, Observer 1/25/1907, page 8; same, Observer 2/5/1907, page 8

Berry, Joe, white, his house was raided on Wednesday evening. The home is located on Adams Street (Now College Street in 2004). It is the old Montgomery house next to the Crotwell Hotel. The reason for the raid was evidence liquor was being sold on the premises. A 2-gallon jug about half full and empty jugs and bottles had been thrown out the window and a full bottle was found outside the house. Between the feather bed and mattress was found a funnel and measures, page 8, Observer 1/5/1906; He went before the Mayor Brown on Friday and was convicted. He was fined $25 or 20 days for storing and keeping and $50 or 30 days for selling. He appealed, page 8, Observer 1/9/1906; the appeal for a new trial was heard, appeal dismissed, page 8, Observer 1/23/1906;sentences sustained, page 8, Observer 1/26/1906; He was caught again selling liquor and was given a choice to either leave town or pay a heavy fine/chain gang. He agreed to leave town, page 8, Observer 3/16/1906

Berry, M. W. & Co. is a resident in the Silverstreet section of Newberry County, page 1, Observer 5/8/1906

Berry, Mary C. Miss sued Greenville City for damages received from a faulty side walk, Observer 9/17/1907, page 2

Berry, Mary Mrs. was laid to rest recently at Bethany Church in Saluda County in her entire bridal trousseau of 60 years. It consisted of a black silk dress coat style, pink slippers laced on the inside of the foot with brown leather tips, Observer 7/30/1907, page 3

Berry, Milo H. undertaker and furniture dealer of Columbia died at age 87 years, Observer 3/5/1907, page 1

Berry, Newton A. of Covington GA was gored to death by a bull, Observer 7/30/1907, page 4

Berry, R. C. of Saluda was the brother-in-law to J. C. Stidham of Saluda, Observer 8/27/1907, page 6

Berry, R. Lewis of the Orangeburg Evening News was in Newberry, Observer 9/14/1906, page 8

Berry, Yancy of Saluda sold cotton for 14 cents, Observer 10/16/1906, page 8

Best, A. H. Mrs. of Newberry has been in a Greenville hospital, Observer 11/9/1906, page 8

Best, A. H. Rev. left for Abbeville to attend the Cokesbury District conference, Observer 5/3/1907, page 8; He had published a card of thanks for a buggy given to him by the congregations in his circuit, Observer, 6/14/1907, page 5

BETHEDEN – news of the area and its superstitions, page 5, Observer 1/12/1906; news of the area, page 2, Observer 2/23/1906; advertisement for a scheduled cleanup of graveyard on Aug. 15, Observer 8/7/1906, page 8; news of the area, Observer 8/21/1906, page 1; News of the area, Observer 1/4/1907, page 5; About a barbecue and shooting contest, Observer 7/12/1907, page 8; All about a marvelous picnic and barbecue and who attended, who hosted it, Observer 8/6/1907, page 5

BETHEDEN CHURCH – Several members of the Church adjusted the stove pipe, put in new window panes and cleaned in anticipation of the new Pastor Rev. A. J. Bowers, Observer 2/22/1907, page 5; Advertised for a School teacher for Beth Eden School – salary $30/month, Observer, 7/9/1907, page 2; Graveyard Cleanup schedules for August 6, Observer 7/30/1907, page 8

BETHEL CHURCH - Pastor is Rev. McA. Pittman who will exchange pulpits with the Pastor of Bush River Church, Observer 7/13/1906, page 8

Bethel, Walter 14 years old was accidentally shot and killed while out hunting with 11 year old Carlyle Kreps near Columbia, Observer 11/19/1907, page 8

BETHLEHEM BAPTIST CHURCH will host the Newberry conference, page 5, Observer 4/17/1906; of Newberry – the Pastor, Rev. B. Levister is very interested in the establishment of a colored Baptist College. There are 160,000 Negro Baptists in the State. Observer 8/3/1906, page 5; Report of a pound party given for the Pastor Rev. John J. Long and the gifts he received, Observer 4/12/1907, page 1; A grand concert to be given May 7 at the Church, Observer 5/3/1907, page 4; Colored Quartet of Claflin University in Orangeburg will perform at Bethlehem Church tonight, Observer 5/7/1907, page 8; Rev. Richard Carroll will speak 6/16 at the Church. All white friends are cordially invited, Observer 6/14/1907, page 1; Rev. Richard Carroll spoke at the Church to a large audience. Another talk was scheduled for June 20, Observer 6/18/1907, page 8; about plans for the celebration of Emancipation Day, Observer 12/31/1907, page 8

Betts, Annie May Miss married Walter King on 10/28/1906 at the home of Brant Williams, both of East End, officiated by Rev. L. B. White, Observer 11/6/1906, page 8

Bickley, Ethel Mrs. ‘a modiste’ is boarding at J. Y. Thompson’s, page 5, Observer 3/30/1906; She is spending Easter in Columbia with her children, page 5, Observer 4/13/1906; She visited in Newberry recently, page 5, Observer 5/4/1906; She and her two daughters and Miss Susa Quattlebaum went to El Campo TX to visit Mrs. Bickley’s mother, Observer, 7/19/1907, page 8

Bickley, J. M. name was drawn to be a juror in the Court of Common Pleas beginning June 17, Observer 6/4/1907, page 8; He advertised no trespassing notice, Observer 10/15/1907, page 1

Bickley, J. S. advertised no trespassing notice, Observer 10/15/1907, page 1

Bickley, John M. of Lexington County, 4 miles from Little Mountain was severely wounded in his yard from a shotgun fired by Jack Caughman colored. 100 shots were lodged in his arm and shoulder. Details, Observer 11/1/1907, page 8; Gov. Ansel offered $100 reward for the arrest of John Caughman and Cal Stoudemire who attacked the family on October 29, Observer 11/12/1907, page 2

Bickley, Nora Miss 1907 graduate of Newberry College will present a paper on "Domestic Science" for commencement, Observer 5/10/1907, page 8; Her essay is much too big for a commencement essay, Observer 5/31/1907, page 4; Miss Nora Bickley of Helena opened School for Saluda Academy, Observer 11/8/1907, page 1; She taught at Newberry School District No.15 in Prosperity, Observer 12/10/1907, page 1

Billings, C. N. a Baptist minister was run out by his congregation because of immorality, Observer 6/25/1907, page 5; He made a statement in Augusta saying he was not deserting his family. Observer, 6/28/1907, page 6

Bird, John S. 63 years old, died in Columbia, page 8, Observer, 6/15/1906

Birge, S. S. of Prosperity has about recovered from his sickness, page 1, Observer 1/2/1906; He is out on the streets once more, page 5, Observer 1/23/1906; S. S. Birge was drawn as petit juror for Common Pleas Court, page 8, Observer 2/13/1906; He planted 3,000 fruit trees on his mountain farm, page 3, Observer 4/6/1906; He was elected a member of the Board of Directors for the Bank of Prosperity, Observer 7/31/1906, page 1; He was appointed as a Trustee of the new Prosperity High School, Observer, 6/28/1907, page 5; He was elected a Director of Prosperity Bank at the annual meeting, Observer, 7/19/1907, page 8; He left Prosperity to attend the Jamestown Exposition, Observer 8/9/1907, page 8

BIRMINGHAM ALA – a description of the city, page 1, Observer, 5/25/1906

Bishop, Allen of Kinards is ill, Observer 11/9/1906, page 8; He took a cat and her kittens from his house 8 miles to town to the store of Purcell & Scott to be used as mousers. Next morning the cat was found home again looking for breakfast, Observer 5/28/1907, page 8

Bishop, B. T. bought the livery feed and sales stables on Harrington Street from A. L. Knighton. He sent in his resignation as rural carrier on RFD No. 2 but will serve the route in person or substitute until a successor is appointed, page 8, Observer, 5/1/1906; advertisement, page 4, Observer 5/18/1906; B. T. Bishop advertised he will sell at auction in front of the Court House a nice 7-year old driving mare, cart and harness, Observer 11/27/1906, page 4; His fine horse ‘Tom’ died of lockjaw on 9/6/1907. Observer 9/10/1907, page 8

Bishop, Blake colored and his mule were killed in Barnwell County by lightening, page 8, Observer, 5/25/1906

Bishop, C. W. Capt. of Columbia is visiting in Newberry, page 8, Observer, 6/1/1906; C. W. Bishop and wife will move back to Newberry and rent one of the Purcell cottages on North Nance St. Observer 11/13/1906, page 8;won the primary election as Chief of Police for Newberry Town, Observer 12/28/1906, page 8

Bishop, C. W. is the parent of Mrs. William Smith, Observer 2/1/1907, page 8

Bishop, C. W. Mrs. was the aunt to Miss Flora Meredith daughter of James O. Meredith who died 6/2/1907 at her home in Laurens with burial at Rosemont Cemetery, Observer 6/4/1907, page 8

Bishop, Charles R. went to Laurens with his uncle Clint W. Bishop who is Newberry Chief of Police, Observer 4/30/1907, page 4

Bishop, Clint W. chief of police in Newberry went to Laurens with his nephew Charles R. Bishop, Observer 4/30/1907, page 4; He moved into a cottage on Nance St. Observer 5/10/1907, page 8; He was thrown from his buggy by a run-away horse, details, etc, Observer 11/22/1907, page 8

Bishop, J. P. of Whitmire lost a restaurant to a fire. He had no insurance, page 5 Observer 3/2/1906; He was selected as a member of the Petit Jury to serve in Sessions Court starting 1/28, Observer 1/11/1907, page 8; James P. Bishop of Whitmire, a contractor, had a crew of carpenters in Laurens building a dwelling for Tom Johnson, Observer 10/11/1907, page 8

Bishop, John J. beer dispenser of Spartanburg was found guilty of breaking dispensary laws with a motion for a new trial, page 2, Observer 1/12/1906

Bishop, Policeman killed a dog on Friend Street he thought to be rabid, Observer 5/28/1907, page 8

Bishop, Sallie Mrs. widow of John Bishop died 2/1/1907 at her home near Broad River, survived by 2 children, Observer 2/5/1907, page 8

Bishop, W. R. a stranger in Columbia, was arrested and fined $40 as a "Masher", Observer 4/5/1907, page 1

Bishop, Walt colored was arrested on warrant for disorderly conduct, page 8, Observer 4/6/1906; Court of Sessions – assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature, assault and battery with intent to kill and carrying concealed weapons, continued, Observer 11/13/1906, page 8

Bishop, William of Greenville attempted suicide due to poor wages, Observer 10/9/1906, page 1

BLACK HISTORY 1906 - the Pastor, of BETHLEHEM BAPTIST CHURCH of Newberry, Rev. B. Levister, is very interested in the establishment of a colored Baptist College. There are 160,000 Negro Baptists in the State. Observer 8/3/1906, page 5; William T. Vernon colored of Kansas is register of the Treasury. He has the degrees of D. D. and LL. D. and is the son of slaves. Born in Lebanon MO in a log cabin in 1871 and graduated from Lincoln Institute MO at age 19 as valedictorian, further studies at Wilberforce University Ohio. Since 1896 he has been President of Quindaro University Kansas. (Photograph) Observer 8/21/1906, page 7; CHICAGO boasts of 400 black men of prominence, 35 black Churches, 39 lawyers, 4 newspapers, 40 physicians, 14 literary clubs, 10 social clubs and 25 women’s clubs, Observer 8/28/1906, page 2; J. J. Lane property just beyond Rosemont Cemetery is being used by a company of black citizens in forming a company of brick works; The Black College will be located in Anderson; Alex D. Dantzler colored was nominated for Congress to run against Mr. Lever, Observer 8/28/1906, page 8; Booker T. Washington gives a hot lecture to his fellow men, Observer 9/3/1906, page 2; Some wealthy Negroes are planning to erect a resort in the SC Mountains for the colored race, Observer 9/14/1906, page 2; When the train reached the McCormick Depot the colored Porter for the Day Parlor was taken out and whipped because he dared to hold the arms of two white women as they boarded the train bound for Greenwood, Observer 9/28/1906, page 6; The Negro brain is small and chances of development limited, Observer 10/5/1906, page 3; Rev. J. W. White, colored, editor of the Georgia Baptist, a paper for colored people lately published in Augusta, was ordered to leave Augusta by the authorities for incendiary publications. He removed to Aiken and was told by Mayor Salley to move on in the interest of peace, Observer 10/9/1906, page 2; Bishop William D. Arnett of the AME Church died in Xenia Ohio, Observer 10/12/1906, page 4; The term NEGRO is to be used instead of the term COLORED – so says the reunion of Spanish American Veterans, Observer 10/19/1906, page 4; J. Henry Toole well known colored barber of Rock Hill sued C. P. T. White of a black newspaper, the Rock Hill Messenger, for damages, Observer 10/19/1906, page 8; Barbara Poe colored violated the Jim Crow Law while riding a train – she refused to occupy the compartment set aside for blacks – fined $10 – colored lawyer for the defense, Observer 10/23/1906, page 3; Blacks in Phila. protest the showing of the CLANSMAN, Observer 10/26/1906, page 3 & 4 & 8; About the Phila. closing, Observer 10/30/1906, page 2; Mayor of Wilmington Delaware forbids the production of the CLANSMAN, Observer 10/30/1906, page 5; Negroes organize in Ohio, TN and MS due to the showing of the CLANSMAN, Observer 11/2/1906, page 1; An article detailing customs of the UPOTOS just north of the Congo, Observer 11/2/1906, page 6; Racial tensions in Washington DC over School issues and problems with the showing of the play CLANSMAN, Observer 11/6/1906, page 2; Booker Washington will speak in Columbia on Jan. 23-24, Observer 11/6/1906, page 4; Entire Battalion of Negroes get dishonorable discharge from the US Army due to problems covered up in Brownsville TX riot, Observer 11/9/1906, page 1; Washington Negroes protest against the disbanding of a Regt. of Negro troops. , Observer 11/13/1906, page 2; Bishop Richard Carroll, colored gave a lecture to his brethren and rules to live by, printed on page 1; Will Harris is a black desperado from Charlotte – murder, Observer 11/16/1906, page 1; Will Harris shot to death fighting to the last in Asheville NC, Observer 11/20/1906, page 1; article on the laziness and bigotry of the blacks in Saluda County; replacement of black labor with immigration, Observer 11/20/1906, page 2; President Roosevelt refused to rescind the discharge of the Black troops unless valid evidence can be produced which would warrant the action; Organization known as the ‘COLORED BAPTIST MINISTERS OF GREATER NY AND VICINITY’ adopted resolutions condemning President Roosevelt, Observer 11/23/1906, page 1; The War department issued a pamphlet giving a full statement of the facts in the case, Observer 11/27/1906, page 1; Black protestors in Chicago tried to prevent US Senator Benjamin R. Tillman of SC speak at a convention; President Roosevelt will stand pat on his decision – will reinstate those who can prove their innocence; the BETHEL AME Church in Chicago denounced the President for disbanding the troops but call on the protestors in Chicago to control themselves, Observer 11/30/1906, page 1; A Black Minister in NYC goes for the President at a Union service because of the actions against the Colored Regt. Observer 12/7/1906, page 3; Andrew Carnegie bestowed a check for $5,000 to the Colored Industrial Home in Columbia, Observer 12/11/1906, page 5; Records revealed that once before the same Regt. of Black Troops had made rampage on a nearby town and killed a citizen – however in that case the citizens settled the matter by lynching the individual soldier responsible for the incident, Observer 12/11/1906, page 6; Meeting of the Colored masons – Annual session held in Newberry – a list of the officers selected for the coming year, Observer 12/14/1906, page 8; A Black College – Lincoln Univ. in Oxford PA – the faculty raided the College and confiscated baskets of weapons, Observer 12/18/1906, page 3; SUNSET PARK – a development former from the old Livingston estate in Newberry Town and owned by Mr. Sligh, Cannon and Houseal. 150 Lots are divided and have graded streets. Best Location ever offered for the colored people, Observer 12/21/1906, page 8

BLACK HISTORY 1907 – Senator Tillman opposed the US President in sending Negro troops to the Philippines. Senator Tillman proposed discharging all Negroes, Observer 1/8/1907, page 1; About the riot in Brownsville TX in August; A General Order whereby General Lee dismissed every soldier in a unit because of unfit conduct, Observer 1/8/1907, page 3; All the Negro troops are being sent to the Philippines, Observer 1/11/1907, page 1; Senator Tillman attacked the President for the discharge of the Black soldiers; rehashes old charges against Booker T. Washington, Observer 1/15/1907, page 8; additional evidence of the Black soldiers at the Brownsville Riot, Observer 1/18/1907, page 6; The schedule for the upcoming RACE CONFERENCE to be held in Columbia on Jan 23-25, Observer 1/22/1907, page 1; The First Farmers Alliance Convention in Liberia, Africa was recently held in Monrovia, Observer 2/1/1907, page 7; The story of Vanderbilt buying land from a black citizen, Charles C. Collins, first offering $8500 and closing the deal at $2,000, Observer 2/5/1907, page 2; Julius F. Taylor, Negro publisher of the Broad Ax, a south side Chicago paper, was awarded $18,000 for damages by criminal libel, Observer 2/8/1907, page 2; Allen Leroy Locke colored of Philadelphia will graduate from Harvard Univ. in June. He was awarded the Rhodes scholarship at Oxford Univ. in England, being chosen over 4 white candidates, Observer 3/15/1907, page 1; The colored people of Marion Indiana requested a separate School for the colored children so that they may advance better to beyond grammar School; Connecticut barber won a suit against the State – decision made he did not have to shave a colored man, Observer 3/15/1907, page 2; When the last census was taken in 1899 Negro farmers in the US owned something like 23,383 square miles of territory, an area nearly as large as that of Holland and Belgium combined, Observer 3/26/1907, page 6; All Negro Troops in the US Army are to be dispatched to the Philippines. No further Negroes are to be accepted into the US Army, Observer 3/29/1907, page 1; A paragraph on Rev. Richard Carroll and his speech at Bethlehem Baptist Church, Observer 4/2/1907, page 8; Cocaine is becoming a problem in Columbia with the colored population, Observer 4/5/1907, page 1; Asbury Park NJ White firefighters refused to work with colored firefighters; Negroes north and south are discriminated against, Observer 4/23/1907, page 2; Miss Anna T. Jeanes made a gift of $1 million for use in aiding southern Black Schools, Observer 4/26/1907, page 1; President Roosevelt appointed Charles L. Hodges colored of the 24th Infantry a Brigadier General and sent him to the Philippines, Observer 5/3/1907, page 1; Story of an African Tribe where daughters are sold, wives are bequeathed, Observer 5/7/1907, page 3; At the Colored Baptist Convention in Aiken it was decided to establish their College in Sumter instead of Anderson, Observer 5/10/1907, page 5; A new $10,000 Church for the colored Methodists in Laurens is now under way, Observer 5/14/1907, page 3; Notice in the paper that on 6/6/1907 there would be an annual election for positions of principal, teachers, Superintendent of Education (Salaries posted – white teachers $40/month; Black teachers - $25/month etc.), Observer 5/14/1907, page 5; Senate committee hearing about the Brownsville riot incident – expected to prove that the Brownsville residents shot up their own town and the Black soldiers were innocent; W. H. Hart, colored, was ejected from a train in MD in 1904 and placed in jail for violating the ‘Jim Crow’ law. He was a senator from NY and a practicing attorney. He took the RR to court and was awarded 1 cent in damages, Observer 5/17/1907, page 4; Three witnesses testified that the Negro soldiers did the shooting at the Brownsville riot, Observer 5/17/1907, page 5; More testify at the hearings, Observer 5/21/1907, page 1; Editor of the Brownsville newspaper testified he saw the colored soldiers shoot and kill Frank Natous, the only man killed in the affray, Observer 5/24/1907, page 8; Dr. C. E. Stephenson, colored physician, bought Mr. Devore’s motor cycle, Observer 6/4/1907, page 8;Georgia Edwards colored challenged the Jim Crow law, bringing her case before the interstate commerce commission, Observer, 6/7/1907, page 5; More about the Brownsville Riot and inquiry, Observer 6/7/1907, page 8; Senator Foraker of Ohio defended the Negro soldiers at Brownsville – said it was an excuse to discharge them, Observer 6/21/1907, page 3; Racial discontentment in Washington DC – Civil Service Rules kept, Observer 6/25/1907, page 1; Senator Foraker made an address at Wilberforce University, a black College, condemning the President for his actions after the Brownsville Riot, Observer 6/25/1907, page 8; G. C. Williams advertised he opened up a first class Undertaking establishment for the colored people of Newberry County, Observer 6/28/1907, page 4; The colored population had a barbecue at Old Town on 7/6/1907, Observer 7/9/1907, page 8; At Benevolence Colored Church in Richland County – a bolt of lightening hit a tree next to the Church. Twelve horses and mules tied to the tree were killed and two others were so badly injured they will have to be destroyed. Observer, 7/16/1907, page 8; Black troops ordered to upstate NY were being protested by the locals, Observer, 7/19/1907, page 2; How white men stand between the black man and the law in order to get their work done, Observer, 7/19/1907, page 3; By 37 to 6 the GA Senate adopted a drastic Negro disenfranchisement bill. It will leave the black man with no chance to vote, Observer, 8/6/1907, page 1; A special train of 12 cars left with the 25th Infantry, colored, from Fort McIntosh TX for San Francisco from whence they will sail for the Philippines where they will be stationed for three years, Observer 8/9/1907, page 5; Colored members of Mt. Moriah AME Church of Lancaster County erected a monument in memory of James W. Williams who donated land used as a Cemetery by the Church; Bishop Isom C. Clinton was the former slave of Irvin Clinton of Lancaster County, Observer 8/20/1907, page 8; Attempts made by the Black Preachers Jim Knox and Peter Majors in West Union to raise the dead to life. They belonged to a sect known as ‘The Unknown Tongue’. Jim Knox attempted to raise Silas Wright who had been dead 7 years from the grave. Charlie Wright, a brother of the deceased put a stop to the act. Mahaley Wright, widow of Silas, was in favor of the act. Observer 8/23/1907, page 6; Sumter had been selected as the site for the new Negro College. The first site, south of the city was acceptable to the citizens. A real estate broker however tried to locate the College in the center of an area close to the water works and the citizens objected for fear of over density polluting the water works. Observer 8/30/1907, page 3; colored Methodist Church at the old Halfacre burnt place, four miles from Newberry, Observer 8/30/1907, page 8; Excerpt of a murder trial in Edgefield in 1858 of one slave murdering another – the sentence was 500 lashes – 100 a week, every three weeks and banishment from the State of SC forever; another was sentenced to 8 months in prison and 400 lashes, Observer 9/3/1907, page 1; William Fraser colored, former slave of Robert H. Mims was a servant of Mr. Penn, brother of W. B. Penn, in the Civil War. Lately he was a carriage driver in Providence Rhode Island. He came back to Edgefield to be baptized. Observer 9/3/1907, page 2; THE GOOD SAMARITANS – is a black organization and will hold their state convention in Newberry this week, Observer 9/10/1907, page 8; Table of colored population in southern states in 1900, Observer 9/13/1907, page 2; SPANISH AMERICAN WAR VETERANS ASSOC. refused point blank admission of a colored veteran. Observer 9/24/1907 page 1; National Negro Baptist Convention in Washington DC endorsed Senator Foraker, Observer 9/24/1907, page 3; In 1842 newspaper described segregation in RR cars in Massachusetts, Observer 9/27/1907, page 6; Governor Comer sold to Joseph Thompson, collector for internal revenue for the ALA district, his plantation in Barbour and Bullock Counties containing 18,000 acres for $162,000 in the interest, it is believed, of Booker T. Washington, who it is understood, will plant Negro colonies on the land, Observer 10/4/1907, page 7; On Oct 30, 1860 in the Conservatist newspaper it was told that 16 Free colored people left Newberry for Liberia, Observer 10/8/1907, page 1; Black Bank opened in Orangeburg – ZION BANK, Observer 10/8/1907, page 2; Editorial on how to reduce the black population in SC, Observer 10/15/1907, page 4; Jamestown Exhibition awarded to Claftin College a gold medal for classroom work and industrial exhibit, Observer 11/19/1907, page 8; Black Republicans in Spartanburg are backing O. L. Pace as new Postmaster to oust S. T. Poinier who held the post for 25 years, Observer 12/10/1907, page 1

Black, Carroll of Atlanta married Miss Claudia Shockley of Newberry on Thursday morning by Rev. Walter I. Herbert of Main St. Methodist Church of Columbia. They will live in Atlanta, page 8, Observer 1/2/1906

Black, George W. was the father of Mrs. H. P. Wicker, Observer 8/2/1907, page 8

Black, H. B. advertised final settlement on the estate of J. Q. Black deceased, Observer 6/26/1906, page 2

Black, J. B. advertised final settlement on the estate of J. Q. Black deceased, Observer 6/26/1906, page 2

Black, John Major might be removed from office because of threats to fellow committeemen, page 1 & 5, Observer, 5/29/1906; He expresses regret at his actions. The Governor will not remove him, page 8, Observer, 6/15/1906

Black, N. L. was elected a member of the Board of Directors for the Bank of Prosperity, Observer 7/31/1906, page 1

Black, N. L. was elected as a Director of Prosperity Bank at the annual meeting, Observer, 7/19/1907, page 8

Black, Tillman 13 years old was arrested for criminally assaulting a 6-year-old daughter of Dewitt Hall in Abbeville. Observer 9/6/1907, page 1; mistrial, Observer 9/10/1907, page 8

Black, Wes colored shot and killed John Young colored, Observer 6/26/1906, page 3

Blackburn, John of Bryn Mawr PA – his cow died and a list of the contents of the stomach on autopsy etc, page 5, Observer 3/23/1906

Blackburn, William Mrs. of Montgomery ARK beat her 12 year old step daughter to death with a broom stick, Observer 7/30/1907, page 4

Blackman, Henry 13 years old of Lancaster County picked 406 pounds of cotton, Observer 10/8/1907, page 1

Blackshear, James Everett Dr. of High Springs FL will marry Miss Neville Pope of Newberry SC, daughter of Judge Y. J. Pope at Newberry on Nov. 12, 1907. Dr. Blackshear was the brother of Archibald Blackshear of Augusta GA and nephew of Mrs. Sterling Eve. Observer 10/15/1907, page 5; All about the wedding – much in detail, Observer 11/15/1907, page 8

BLACKWELDER & DAVENPORT – wholesale grocery business sold to J. W. Kibler & Co, page 5, Observer, 6/12/1906

Blackwelder, J. A. was drawn for Petit Juror of the January Court of General Sessions of Newberry, page 8, Observer 1/23/1906; J. A. Blackwelder was in Prosperity, page 4, Observer 2/16/1906; He spent several days of the past week on business in Charleston, page 8, Observer 4/6/1906; J. A. Blackwelder and J. D. Davenport are revising and enlarging the Newberry Knitting Mill, enlarging it and changing the name to Ashley Manufacturing Co. It will be open by summer, page 8, Observer 4/10/1906; He is an officer for the Knights of Pythias convention in Sumter SC, page 8, Observer, 5/22/1906; J. A. Blackwelder returned from vacation at Harris Lithia Springs, Observer 6/26/1906, page 8; J. A. Blackwelder was elected on the Board of Directors of the National Bank of Newberry, Observer 1/11/1907, page 8; He responded to a Toast made at the Knights of Pythias banquet on 1/15/1907, Observer 1/18/1907, page 8; He was elected as president and a member of the Board of Directors for the newly formed Chapin Bank, Observer 3/29/1907, page 8; He left for Anderson to attend the Grand Lodge meeting of the Knights of Pythias, Observer 5/28/1907, page 8; His family will spend the summer in Concord NC, Observer, 7/26/1907, page 8

Blackwelder, John A. Mrs. of Newberry visited her sick mother Mrs. E. L. Fisher of Concord NC, Observer 3/8/1907, page 8

Blackwelder, Mr. residence caught fire in the fire on 3/29/1907, Observer 4/2/1907, page 5

Blackwell, H. S. advertised 575 acres of good farm for sale in Laurens, Observer 1/8/1907, page 8

Blackwell, J. C. sheriff of Darlington destroyed contraband liquor on the square of the west end of the Court House, Observer 4/5/1907, page 1

Blackwell, Leila Miss daughter of Mrs. M. J. Blackwell married Alfred T. Willis, both of Union on 9/16/1906, at the home of the officiating minister Rev. John D. Pitts DD, Observer 9/21/1906, page 8

Blackwell, M. J. Mrs. visited her sister Mrs. Mrs. John W. Earhardt, Observer 8/7/1906, page 8

Blair, G. T. was paid by the County for the quarter ending Dec. 30, 1905 $8 for com tax, page 5, Observer 1/19/1906

Blair, George T. married Miss Fannie N. Hamm, daughter of D. L. Hamm at the Parsonage of St. Luke’s (No date given), Observer 2/8/1907, page 5 & 8

Blair, J. P. Jr. name was drawn to be a juror in the Court of Common Pleas beginning June 17, Observer 6/4/1907, page 8

Blair, James P. family of Utopia visited in Silverstreet, page 5, Observer 2/6/1906; the family visited in Silverstreet, page 5, Observer 2/23/1906; J. P. Blair and wife of Utopia visited in Silverstreet, page 5, Observer 3/30/1906

Blair, James P. Mrs. and Mrs. Lucinda Pitts were visited by Drury Vaughan and child, page 5, Observer 3/30/1906

Blair, McCully W. a conductor on the CN&L RR was shot and killed in Columbia by his wife, the former Miss Ethel Wade Barrington of Greensboro NC; wife accused of murder at the Coroner’s Inquest, Observer 1/22/1907, page 2 & 8

Blair, Nora Miss married Joe Alewine, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Alewine, at the home of the bride’s parents Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Blair of Silverstreet, officiated by Rev. J. L. Long, brother in law to the bride, page 8, Observer 1/9/1906; she had married Joseph W. Alewine about a year ago. She died at her home in Deadfall 12/23/1906. She was married not quite a year. Burial was at New Chapel Cemetery. Observer 12/28/1906, page 5

Blair, T. S. Mrs. had a relapse from the grip, page 5, Observer 3/30/1906; She died at her home near Utopia on Saturday and was buried at New Chapel Church Cemetery on Sunday, page 8, Observer 4/3/1906

Blair, Thomas S. is a farmer in the Silverstreet section of Newberry County, page 1, Observer 5/8/1906; T. S. Blair’s name was drawn to serve on the jury of the sessions court for the week of Nov. 4, Observer 10/18/1907, page 8

Blair, W. P. of Silver Street is the Manager for the Dead Fall Baseball team of Silverstreet, Observer 8/14/1906, page 8

Blake, Clara Miss of Bartow FL was the guest of Miss McCaughrin, page 8, Observer, 6/19/1906

Blake, Eugene of Greenwood is visiting Robert Holmer of Newberry, page 8, Observer, 6/19/1906

Blake, Sue Miss of Greenwood visited Mrs. W. H. Hunt, page 8, Observer, 6/19/1906

Blakemore, Dr. of ALA is the new pharmacist in Prosperity, page 5, Observer 4/27/1906

Blakemore, W. M. Dr. of the Prosperity Drug store for the past year decided to move to Chattanooga TN and go in business for himself, Observer 5/17/1907, page 8

Blalock, James S. of Goldville was liberal at Christmas, page 5, Observer 1/5/1906

Blalock, L. W. C. was boosted in a newspaper as a candidate for Marshall for a new District being formed, page 8, Observer 4/10/1906

Blalock, L. W. C. Mrs. and daughter of Goldville visited Mrs. J. R. Green, page 8, Observer 4/6/1906; She visited her sister Mrs. J. R. Green, Observer 3/8/1907, page 8; She was visited by her brother John G. Piester and his family of Brock TX, Observer 7/9/1907, page 8

Blalock, L. W. C. of Goldville lost his corncrib to fire, Observer 11/13/1906, page 8

Blalock, Thomas was charged with attempting to influence a juror at the murder trial of George Washington Hunter, Observer 5/21/1907, page 1; fined $50 for influencing a juror, Observer 9/13/1907, page 1

Blanding, Walter colored was murdered in his store 12/25/1907 at Statesburg in Sumter County, Observer 12/31/1907, page 5

Blanton, J. W. Mrs. of Graniteville is visiting her father A. A. Nates of Prosperity, Observer 6/22/1906, page 5

Blanton, Lucius C. Rev. son of Mr. Blanton who kept the Newberry Hotel several years ago, died 11/14/1906 in Atlanta with burial in Covington. Survived by wife and child. Observer 11/23/1906, page 8

Blanton, Mr. father of Lucius C. Blanton kept the Newberry hotel several years ago, Observer 11/23/1906, page 8

Blanton, W. P. Mrs. of Graniteville was visited by her sister Miss Lora Nates of Prosperity, Observer 12/31/1907, page 1

Blanton, William P. and friend Mr. Parker of Graniteville visited A. A. Nate’s family of Prosperity, Observer 7/20/1906, page 1

Blassengame, J. J. of Greenville won a $1500 settlement against the town of Laurens, Observer 5/21/1907, page 8

Blassingham, Chief of Police in Spartanburg was murdered by Chris Cannon who was hanged in 1898, Observer 5/7/1907, page 5

Blassinghame, Jim colored shot and killed Tom Whitmire colored in Greenville, Observer 9/7/1906, page 5

Blaton, George and Bill Deloach of Saluda got into a cutting scrape while drinking. Blaton was seriously cut, Observer 3/22/1907, page 1

BLATS SHOE SHOP moved into the wooden store to the rear of the new post office, Observer 3/15/1907, page 8

Blats, H. K. Mrs. with her mother Mrs. Farrow of Wilmington NC are visiting W. H. Blats family of Newberry, Observer 7/31/1906, page 8; She was very ill. W. H. Blats and wife of Newberry were summoned to her bedside, Observer 10/2/1906, page 8; Mrs. Julia Blats, wife of H. Kuhns Blats died at her home 10/24/1906 in Wilmington NC at age 25 years. Observer 10/26/1906, page 8; about her funeral: Died of TB; (nee Julia Farrar) married for 2 years to Henry K. Blats; survived by husband; parents were J.B. Farrar; brothers were George T. Farrar, William P. Farrar, James H. Farrar; Burial in Oakdale Cemetery. Observer 10/30/1906, page 8

Blats, H. K. of Wilmington NC married Miss Mary Mason on 12/15/1907, Observer 12/17/1907, page 8; All about the wedding, Observer 12/20/1907, page 8

Blats, W. H. has his shoe shop in the two story building next to Mrs. Lane’s on Friend Street; He was drawn for Petit Juror of the January Court of General Sessions of Newberry, page 8, Observer 1/23/1906; He was visited by Mrs. Farrow with her daughter Mrs. H. K. Blats of Wilmington NC, Observer 7/31/1906, page 8

BLEASE & DOMINICK partners in Law practice located with offices on Law Range in Newberry SC, telephone #16 and #179 (Offices); telephone #25 and #106 (residences), Cole. L. Blease and Fred H. Dominick, Observer 1/8/1907, page 4

Blease, C. G. was paid by the County for the quarter ending Dec. 30, 1905 $84 for salary and official rent, page 5, Observer 1/19/1906; Cannon G. Blease, was a magistrate for Newberry County – about the labor contract problems, page 8, Observer 1/23/1906; C. G. Blease was a member of the Red Men, page 8 Observer 3/9/1906; His office was over E. A. Griffin & Co. at the corner of Caldwell & Blease, page 8, Observer, 5/1/1906; Cannon G. Blease announced his candidacy for Magistrate of Townships 1 & 8 in Newberry County, Observer 6/22/1906, page 4; He bought a vacant 1½ acre lot on Harrington St. from William Johnson, Observer 4/9/1907, page 8; He and his family moved into ‘Central House’, Observer 4/12/1907, page 8

Blease, C. L. Mrs. was a delegate of the L. M. Ayer chapter of the DAR at the State convention in Yorkville, Observer 11/2/1906, page 8

Blease, Cole L. and Fred H. Dominick partners in Law practice located with offices on Law Range in Newberry SC, telephone #16 and #179 (Offices); telephone #25 and #106 (residences), Observer 1/8/1907, page 4; Cole L. Blease was elected President Pro Tem SC Senate, Observer 1/11/1907, page 1; Senator Blease is on the following committees: Incorporations, medical affairs, rules, legislative library, military affairs, Observer 1/15/1907, page 8; Political card stating his stand on the issues, Observer 2/22/1907, page 5

Blease, Cole L. Senator has announced his candidacy for Governor, page 8, Observer 1/9/1906; He spent Sunday at home, page 8, Observer 1/16/1906; He spent the weekend at home, page 8, Observer 2/6/1906; Senator Blease is a member of the Red Men, page 8 Observer 3/9/1906; He organized two tribes of Red Men, one in Old Town and the other in Edgefield, page 8, Observer 3/23/1906; He was elected a delegate to the State Convention of the Knights of Pythias, page 8, Observer 3/30/1906; He is at St. George as defendant’s lawyer for the wife of Senator Bivens of Dorchester County. She was accused of killing a Jew about a year ago, page 8, Observer 4/3/1906; Senator Bivens was his guest for a few days. Mrs. Bivens was acquitted of the crime of murder, page 8, Observer 4/6/1906; He was elected Great Prophet of the Red Men at the State Meeting in Newberry, page 8, Observer 4/13/1906; He left for the city of Washington and points in VA and will return in about a week, page 8, Observer, 5/1/1906; His stand on SC issues in the campaign for Governor, Observer 6/22/1906, page 1 & 3; Observer 7/3/1906, page 1 & 2; his remarks about the lack of prohibition in reality, Observer 7/31/1906, page 8; He replies to rumors, Observer 8/14/1906, page 1; Campaigning in Newberry, Observer 8/17/1906, page 1; He was elected as Magistrate, Observer 8/31/1906, page 1; He left for Niagara NY as a grand representative from SC to the great council of the Improved Order of Red Men of the US, Observer 9/7/1906, page 8; Senator Blease is renting the residence belonging to A. C. Jones located on the corner of Caldwell& Johnstone Streets, lately occupied by F. R. Hunter, Observer 10/23/1906, page 8; C. L. Blease was a member ex-officio from Newberry for the Great Council of Red Men at Chester on 4/9/1907, Observer 4/5/1907, page 8; He left for Anderson to attend the Grand Lodge meeting of the Knights of Pythias, Observer 5/28/1907, page 8; He and his wife registered at the Jamestown Exhibition the past week, Observer 9/20/1907 page 8

Blease, E. B. of Winston-Salem NC was in Newberry to accompany his daughter, Miss Minafee Blease home. She had been visiting with relatives for an extended time, Observer 6/18/1907, page 8

Blease, E. S. Mrs. residence and livery stables was destroyed in the fire on 3/29/1907; Loss was $4,500 with $1100 in insurance; a $300 brick tenant house in her yard was destroyed. She moved to C. G. Blease’s place, Observer 4/2/1907, page 1; Her residence was destroyed in the fire on 3/29/1907; She moved to a cottage on Harrington St. Observer 4/12/1907, page 8

Blease, Elizabeth F. Mrs. of Newberry was the daughter of William Satterwhite. She received a letter from Mrs. Alice Dalrymple Griffin telling of the death of Sanders Griffin, page 5, Observer 1/12/1906

Blease, Emma Mrs. died 8/3/1907 at the home of her daughter Mrs. J. W. Chappell in Newberry with burial at Rosemont Cemetery. She was the widow of J. Hartwell Blease. She had a stroke years ago which rendered her helpless. Survived by two daughters: Mrs. J. W. Chappell and Miss Laura Blease. A son and a daughter were deceased, Observer 8/6/1907, page 8

Blease, Eugene S. Senator acquitted of the charge of murder of Joe Ben Coleman, details, page 5, Observer 4/13/1906; it is said he will resign his seat in the Senate, page 8, Observer, 5/25/1906; He resigned as State Senator, page 3, Observer, 6/15/1906; He moved to Newberry and will partner with H. H. Evans in Law Practice with offices in the McCaughrin Block, Observer 4/16/1907, page 8; He won an acquittal for his client, Observer 8/9/1907, page 8

Blease, Harry H. of Staunton VA was the uncle of Miss Vanessa Williams of Newberry SC, Claude Williams of Newport News VA and James Williams of Newport News VA, Observer, 6/28/1907, page 8; He stopped by Newberry and looks very well, Observer 11/5/1907 page 8

Blease, James - The commissioners of Public Works will no longer provide wiring to the inside of buildings. Because of this a company of electricians was formed by James Blease of Greenville and John C. Goggans Jr. of Newberry, both Clemson graduates and experts in electric work, Observer 8/16/1907, page 8

Blease, Laura Miss is visiting relatives in Washington DC, Observer 7/6/1906, page 8; She was re-elected principal of West End School for the coming School term, Observer, 6/14/1907, page 8; Her mother, Mrs. Emma Blease, widow of J. Hartwell Blease, died 8/3/1907. She and her sister Mrs. J. W. Chappell are the two remaining of the immediate family, Observer 8/6/1907, page 8; She taught at Newberry Mills, Observer 12/10/1907, page 1

Blease, Minafee Miss was the daughter of E. B. Blease of Winston-Salem NC. She had been visiting with relatives in Newberry for an extended time, Observer 6/18/1907, page 8

Blythe, E. M. was re-elected a member of the Citadel board, page 1, Observer 1/26/1906

Boag, Mrs. works for the treasury office in Washington DC, page 1, Observer, 6/19/1906

Boazman, B. S. and J. R. Scurry advertised for sale 375 acres of land 3 miles from the town of Chappells in No. 7 Township – on the Saluda River, Observer 10/11/1907, page 3

Boazman, Frances Mrs. died at her home near Chappells on 11/13/1906 at age 75 years. She was confined to bed from a fall a week ago. Burial was at the family burial ground. She was survived by children: R. S. Boazman of Chappells, Mrs. Larry Watts of Laurens, Mrs. John R. Scurry of Newberry, and Mrs. J. W. Simmons of Cross Hill. Her husband, John Boazman, died 18 years ago, Observer 11/20/1906, page 8

Boazman, R. S. of Chappells, was the son of Frances and John Boazman and brother to Mrs. Larry Watts of Laurens, Mrs. John R. Scurry of Newberry, Mrs. J. W. Simmons of Cross Hill. Observer 11/20/1906, page 8; He bought the 12 acre lot that used to be the Lindsay homestead from Dr. J. R. Bell. He expects to build soon, Observer, 7/5/1907, page 8; He purchased 375 acres of land in Township No. 7 for $5000, Observer 11/5/1907 page 8

Bobb, Astor 7 years old white boy was almost cut by a 10 year old black boy named Rufus Eichelberger, Observer 7/6/1906, page 8

Bobb, Clarence M. mayor elect of Laurens was in Newberry to see The Clansman, Observer 3/19/1907, page 8

Bobb, F. employed George P. Griffin as clerk, Observer 10/5/1906, page 5; His name was drawn to be a juror in the Court of Common Pleas beginning June 17, Observer 6/4/1907, page 8; He was replacing his frame store with a brick building, Observer 11/15/1907, page 1

Bobb, Francis Mrs. visited Little Mountain, page 4, Observer 2/16/1906

Bobb, Francis of Prosperity advertised cabbage plants for sale, Observer 7/6/1906, page 8; He toured the Saluda section around Prosperity and marveled at how good the area was, Observer 3/22/1907, page 1

Bobb, Gertrude Miss who taught at a Dillon School is home in Prosperity for summer vacation, page 5, Observer, 6/1/1906; She will visit in Atlanta, Observer 7/20/1906, page 1; She is a teacher at Dillon SC, Observer 9/14/1906, page 1; She taught at Dillon SC, Observer 1/4/1907, page 5; She left Prosperity to attend the Jamestown Exposition, Observer 8/9/1907, page 8; She taught at Marion NC. She was home in Prosperity for the holidays, Observer 12/24/1907, page 8

Bobb, L. A. name chosen to serve as petit juror for 1 week starting June 10, Observer 5/28/1907, page 5

Bobb, Marie Miss opened a millinery shop in Ninety-Six, page 5, Observer 1/12/1906; Miss Marie Bobb of Ninety Six was visiting in Prosperity, page 4, Observer 2/16/1906; Miss Marie Bobb went to Atlanta to visit relatives, page 5 Observer 3/9/1906; She took a short trip to Ninety-Six, Observer 7/20/1906, page 1; She worked as a milliner in Ninety Six, Observer 9/20/1907, page 1

Bobb, Mary Ellen Miss married J. Langford DeHardt on 12/22/1907 at the Kinard Parsonage officiated by Rev. D. P. Boyd, Observer 12/31/1907, page 8

Bobb, Olin returned to Columbia to resume his work on the Southern RR, page 5, Observer 3/13/1906; His name was chosen to serve as petit juror for 1 week starting June 10, Observer 5/28/1907, page 5; He went to the Jamestown Exposition, Observer 8/16/1907, page 4

Bobb, Oscar 23 years old and youngest son of W. M. Bobb of Spartanburg was found dead in bed at a boarding house in Spartanburg on 7/22. He was a clerk at a store. Burial was in Bachman Chapel Cemetery. Observer 7/24/1906, page 8; A tribute to him by Mr. Cantrell of Spartanburg, Observer 8/7/1906, page 8

Bobb, Thompson his home on ‘Knitting Mill Hill’ was entered by thieves, Observer 8/3/1906, page 8

Bobb, Vesta Miss of Newberry visited her sister Mrs. W. L. Mathis, page 5, Observer 3/30/1906; Miss Vesta Bobb of Newberry is visiting her sister Mrs. W. L. Mathis, of Prosperity, page 5, Observer, 6/1/1906

Bobb, W. H. His name was drawn to serve on the jury of the sessions court for the week of Nov. 4, Observer 10/18/1907, page 8

Bobo, Anna Lucille Miss was the niece of Claud Boyd, Observer 9/3/1907, page 8

Bobo, Jonnie, 10-year-old colored boy who works at Jack Brown’s stables was thrown from a two-year-old colt against a hydrant near Col Blease’s house and sustained severe injuries. Details, Observer 7/20/1906, page 8

Bobo, M. W. Mrs. of Union was visited by her sister Mrs. Claud Boyd of Newberry, Observer, 8/16/1907, page 8; She and her children visited her sister Mrs. C. T. Boyd of Newberry, Observer 11/8/1907, page 8

Bodie, Will -11 year old son of J. W. Bodie of Greenwood accidentally shot 10 year old Hal Norris son of R. B. Norris in the head, Observer 1/8/1907, page 1; Giles Norris died of his wounds. Bodie is out on $500 bail, Observer 1/15/1907, page 1

Boggs, J. E. is a candidate for Congress in the Primary election to be held Aug. 28, Observer 6/22/1906, page 3

Boggs, Julius E. attended the Masonic Banquet, Observer 6/26/1906, page 8

Boinest, E. A. Mrs. of Pomaria visited her sister Mrs. E. O. Counts of Prosperity, Observer 7/13/1906, page 5

Boinest, Inez Miss resided in Atlanta, Observer, 7/26/1907, page 8

Boinest, Lizzie Mrs. of Pomaria visited her daughter Mrs. E. O. Counts, Observer 11/22/1907, page 4

Boland, B. B. will move into the home vacated by W. L. Boozer, page 8, Observer 1/16/1906

Boland, Blanche Miss married F. N. Millsap of TN on 5/19/1907 at the home of the bride’s parents Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Boland of Little Mountain officiated by Rev. O. B. Shearhouse, Observer 5/24/1907, page 5

Boland, Caroline Mrs. of Prosperity died suddenly of heart failure 7/7/1907 with burial in Prosperity Cemetery. She was the mother-in-law of Will Taylor who was killed 7/9/1907 by his son, Observer 7/12/1907, page 8

Boland, D. C. name was drawn as juror for Sessions Court beginning June 11, page 8, Observer, 5/29/1906

Boland, D. W. Mrs. is taking an extended trip to Florida, page 5, Observer 2/23/1906; She returned home to Prosperity, page 5, Observer, 4/10/1906; She was visited by Miss Maud Boland of Little Mountain, page 5, Observer 4/27/1906

Boland, D. W. will build on his lot this Fall, opposite Dr. J. A. Simpson in Prosperity, Observer 9/14/1906, page 1; He is the agent for the CN&L RR in Prosperity, Observer 11/27/1906, page 8; He was the brother of Mrs. Dave Farr of Fountain Inn, Observer 1/11/1907, page 8; He and his wife spent Monday in Little Mountain attending the birthday celebration of Simeon Miller, Observer 5/3/1907, page 5

Boland, F. A. Professor who teaches in Pocotaligo GA was in Prosperity, page 5, Observer 4/27/1906; He taught at Newberry School District No.34 in Sligh’s section, Observer 12/10/1907, page 1

Boland, Farance Prof. who teaches at Sumter was visiting his family in the Excelsior section, Observer 1/1/1907, page 5

Boland, G. D. of Pomaria had 2 sweet potatoes of curiosity: Each in the shape and size of a snake and perfectly coiled in natural positions. Observer 11/19/1907, page 8

Boland, J. A. is a prosperous farmer of the Excelsior section, Observer 1/1/1907, page 5

Boland, J. A. Mrs. of Excelsior was visited by her brothers: J. M. Singley of Columbia and L. C. Singley of Grays Lane, Observer 1/1/1907, page 5

Boland, J. J. of Chapin visited his parents in Little Mountain, page 5, Observer 1/16/1906

Boland, L. C. Mr. and Mrs. went to Columbia Saturday night to hear Sousa’s band, page 8, Observer 2/6/1906; L. C. Boland and wife visited B. B. Schumpert’s family, page 5 Observer 3/9/1906

Boland, M. Q. Rev. of Sanford MS visited his old home in Little Mountain, Observer, 7/2/1907, page 8

Boland, Mary Miss lost her home to fire at Little Mountain on Pomaria Street. It was occupied by the family of L. C. Boland at the time, Observer 10/29/1907, page 3

Boland, Maud of Little Mountain is visiting Mrs. D. W. Boland, page 5, Observer 4/27/1906

Boland, Pat gave a cake walk at his home, page 5, Observer 1/16/1906

Boland, R. C. was paid by the County for the quarter ending Dec. 30, 1905 $3 for com tax, page 5, Observer 1/19/1906

Boland, S. E. was drawn as a juror to serve in Common Pleas Court for week beginning 6/18, page 8, Observer, 6/5/1906

Boland, T. D. was RFD #1 Little Mountain letter carrier and joined the Rural Letter Carriers Association of Newberry Co., page 5, Observer, 6/1/1906

Bolin, T. J. Of Orangeburg will manage the general repair business of Quattlebaum & Langford in Prosperity, Observer 10/19/1906, page 5

Boling, F. P. of Chester his 9 year old daughter burned to death by her clothing catching on fire, Observer 2/8/1907, page 1

Bollin, John H. Mrs. was the daughter of W. A. Wright. She was the sister of W. C. Wright who died 11/14/1907; George K. Wright of NY; R. C. Wright; and Mrs. George W. Waring of Columbia, Observer 11/19/1907, page 2

Bollinger, Edith Miss married F. C. Atkinson with Miss Marguerite Cromer as maid of honor at the Baptist Church in Columbia on 6/19/1906, Observer 6/26/1906, page 8

Bolt, L. A. of Anderson lost his son in an explosion at his ginnery, page 1 Observer 3/27/1906

Bolt, Newman was shot in chest and his brother George Bolt was wounded in the knee cap by Jeff Knight of Laurens over a disagreement, Observer 6/18/1907, page 2

Bolton, Will of Stathem GA shot and killed Tim Hammonds, Observer 2/5/1907, page 1

Bomar, Carrie C. colored of Spartanburg was married a few weeks ago to a man representing himself as Dr. Shephard of Chicago. She was the widow of Tom Bomar, a well to do contractor. Her new husband abandoned her and took $500 of her money, Observer 11/26/1907, page 2

Bond, Miss of Newberry visited Miss Alderman at the home of Mrs. A. J. Sproles of Greenwood, Observer 6/22/1906, page 8

Bond, O. J. a professor at the Citadel, was requested in a law suit to be removed from his position on grounds he had certain information published in an alumni bulletin, Observer 5/17/1907, page 2

Bonner, J. I. Rev. President of Due West College in 1865 and wife – witnesses to the Calvin Crozier incident, Observer 5/10/1907, page 1

Boon, W. J. attending the Confederate Veteran Reunion in Columbia died on a trolley car from lung hemorrhage, page 3, Observer 5/22/1906

Boozer Bros. Groceries and building was destroyed in the fire on 3/29/1907; loss was valued at $2,000 with $750 in insurance, Observer 4/2/1907, page 1

Boozer, A.L. 38 years old, father of 13 children died at his home near Johnstone Academy, about 2 miles from Newberry on 12/23/1906 of typhoid fever. Burial was at Ebenezer Church Cemetery. He married 21 years ago to a daughter of Jacob Perkins deceased. He was survived by a wife, 8 boys and 5 girls. The oldest is 20 years and the youngest is 6 months old. Observer 12/28/1906, page 8

Boozer, Adam L. family expressed thanks for the many kindnesses shown to them, Observer 1/8/1907, page 8

Boozer, Albert M. of Columbia, was the brother to Mrs. Pauline Lavinia Harman and uncle to Misses Isoline Harman, Vinnie Harman and Florrie Harman, Mr. R. B. Harman, Singleton H. Harman and Mr. A. B. Harman, Observer 10/5/1906, page 1

Boozer, Alma, daughter of Samuel Boozer had married H. L. Senn. She died at her home near Smyrna in Floyd Township on Saturday at age 28 years. She leaves one child. Burial was in Smyrna Church Cemetery, page 8, Observer, 5/22/1906

Boozer, Arthur was tussling with Press Hawkins when Press broke his own leg, Observer 8/20/1907, page 8

Boozer, Benjamin S. advertised a fine milk cow for sale, Observer 9/18/1906, page 8

Boozer, C. P. Rev. was elected a member of the Board of Directors for the Bank of Prosperity, Observer 7/31/1906, page 1

Boozer, Caroline Mrs. 81 years old widow of Thomas Edward, died 10/29/1906 at the home of W. P. Houseal where she had been living with her daughter Mrs. W. T. Jackson. Burial was in Rosemont Cemetery, Observer 10/30/1906, page 8

Boozer, Clifford C. married Miss Kate Whitman on 10/27/1907 at St. Luke’s Parsonage officiated by Rev. S.B. Koon, Observer 10/29/1907, page 8

Boozer, D. Luther of Kinards was visited by his son Young Boozer of Spartanburg, Observer 10/2/1906, page 1

Boozer, D. M. S. and his nephew Horace Boozer left for Indian Territory to make their new home, Observer 1/25/1907, page 8

Boozer, Daniel C. oldest son of Newton Boozer died of TB at the home of his parents at Shady Grove in Laurens County on 3/22/1907 at age 23 years, Observer 3/26/1907, page 8

Boozer, Daniel T. was the husband of Nancy Boozer who died 3/13/1907. He was the father of Lila A. Boozer, Ellen E. Cromer and E. S. Boozer, Observer 3/29/1907, page 8; D. T. Boozer of St. Luke’s section was the grandfather to Alston and Nealy Cromer of Beth Eden section, Observer 12/24/1907, page 8

Boozer, Dave 15 years old white of Columbia was fined $2 for drunk charges, Observer 3/15/1907, page 1

Boozer, Decatur Mrs. of Newberry was the sister of Dr. John L. Cannon who died 11/24/1907 in Centre Point ARK; Miss Mary Cannon and Mrs. G. L. W. Spearman of Newberry, Observer 12/10/1907, page 8

Boozer, E. L. was a Charter member from Newberry for Omar Temple organized in Charleston last week, Observer 3/19/1907, page 8

Boozer, E. S. was elected Democratic Delegate from Prosperity Liberty Club for the county convention, page 5, Observer, 5/1/1906; He was the cousin of H. S. Boozer, Observer 1/25/1907, page 8; He was the son of Nancy Boozer who died 3/13/1907 and Daniel T. Boozer. He was the brother of Ellen E. Cromer and Lila A. Boozer, Observer 3/29/1907, page 8

Boozer, Ethel Miss was a bridesmaid at the Pelham/Pool wedding last Thursday evening, page 8, Observer 1/2/1906; She was vacationing at Monteagle TN, Observer 6/29/1906, page 8; She went to the Jamestown Exhibition, Observer 8/6/1907, page 8; She attended the wedding of Miss Lila Johnson and Alexis Steele of Statesville NC on 10/31/1907 at Charleston, Observer 11/5/1907 page 8

Boozer, F. A. of Beth Eden was visited by his brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Boozer of Newberry, Observer 12/3/1907, page 8

Boozer, F. S. Mrs. of the St. Luke’s Section visited her parents at the Broad River area, Observer 12/24/1907, page 8

Boozer, Fannie Mrs. died within the past year survived by a husband and children. She is buried at St. Luke’s Cemetery, page 8, Observer 1/16/1906

Boozer, Forrest who lives on Godfrey Harmon’s river place lost his house and entire contents to fire, Observer 10/12/1906, page 5

Boozer, G. A. of Chappells was a Corporator of the Citizen’s Bank of Chappells, Observer 12/11/1906, page 8

Boozer, G. B. of Township No. 6 was a member of the executive committee of the Law and Order League, page 8, Observer 1/5/1906; His campaign message, Observer 8/3/1906, page 1

Boozer, Genevieve Miss of Greenwood attended the MAYES/SUMMER wedding party, Observer 6/22/1906, page 8; Genevieve Boozer is vacationing at Monteagle TN, Observer 6/29/1906, page 8; She was assigned to teach 4th grade in the Boundary Street School, Observer 9/25/1906, page 8; She was elected to teach at Boundary Street School for the coming School term, Observer, 6/14/1907, page 8; She visited her sisters Mrs. Bowles and Mrs. Hollingsworth of Augusta GA, Observer 6/18/1907, page 8; She went to the Jamestown Exhibition, Observer 8/6/1907, page 8; She attended the wedding of Miss Lila Johnson and Alexis Steele of Statesville NC on 10/31/1907 at Charleston, Observer 11/5/1907 page 8; She taught at Newberry Graded School, District No. 1, Observer 12/10/1907, page 1

Boozer, George A. was elected as one of the Directors for the Farmers Mutual Fire Ins. Co. Observer 1/15/1907, page 8

Boozer, George P. name was drawn as juror for Sessions Court beginning June 11, page 8, Observer, 5/29/1906; George P. Boozer suffered great damage from a hailstorm, Observer 7/3/1906, page 8

Boozer, H. J. lived on Mrs. M. A. Carlisle’s place, page 5, Observer 1/12/1906; H. J. Boozer of Beth Eden spent Sunday visiting in Excelsior, page 3, Observer 1/26/1906; He visited his cousin E. S. Boozer, Observer 1/25/1907, page 8

Boozer, H. M. was elected as a member of the Entertainment Committee of the Presbyterian Brotherhood of Aveleigh Church at the First Annual Meeting, Observer 1/8/1907, page 8

Boozer, H. S. & Sons of Prosperity insurance business was moved to the Wheeler building next door to the Barber Shop and will be run by J. P. Wheeler because Mr. Boozer moved to Newberry, Observer 5/17/1907, page 8

Boozer, H. S. Mrs. of Prosperity is spending the week with her daughter Mrs. C. B. Martin, page 8, Observer 6/12/1906; Mrs. H. S. Boozer is visiting her son C. E. Stewart at Blacksburg, Observer 8/7/1906, page 5; She was visited by her daughter Mrs. C. B. Martin of Newberry, Observer 11/27/1906, page 8

Boozer, H. S. of Prosperity was visited by Mrs. C. E. Stewart of Blacksburg, page 5, Observer 5/4/1906; H. S. Boozer sold his 195 acre farm last week to Irvin and Willie Long for $10,000. He reserved 1 acre where he will build a home, Observer 10/12/1906, page 5; He was visited by his son J. Hayne Boozer of NYC; He is preparing to build his new home, Observer 10/19/1906, page 5; He was visited by his son Rev. V. Y. Boozer of NC, Observer 10/23/1906, page 8; He and his family are moving from Prosperity to Newberry where he bought a house and lot, Observer 11/9/1906, page 5; He and family will move from Prosperity to Newberry, Observer 1/1/1907, page 5; Henry S. Boozer and wife moved from Prosperity to a Harrington St. Home opposite Mr. Burton, Observer 1/8/1907, page 8; Observer 1/11/1907, page 8; He rented his Prosperity home to George E. Hawkins, Observer 1/18/1907, page 8; He was visited by his son J. Hayne Boozer of NY, Observer 2/15/1907, page 8; advertised a reward for the return of a lost brown shepherd dog "Rover", Observer 4/2/1907, page 8; Henry S. Boozer visited his sister Mrs. John W. Long of Silverstreet, Observer 6/25/1907, page 8

Boozer, Henry D. advertised "Milk Cows for sale", Observer 5/28/1907, page 8; Advertised for sale: Two hornless grade Holsteins bulls, 6 and 12 months old, Observer 7/9/1907, page 8

Boozer, Henry D. Mrs. will host an oyster supper for the members of Smyrna Church on Thanksgiving day, Observer 11/27/1906, page 8

Boozer, Henry M. and J. J. White have a blacksmith shop near Jacob’s stables on Caldwell St, page 8, Observer 2/9/1906

Boozer, Henry M. vacationed at Stomp Springs, Observer 8/9/1907, page 8

Boozer, Henry S. is the brother to Press N. Boozer of Mudlic, Observer 12/11/1906, page 8

Boozer, Horace and his uncle D. M. S. Boozer left for Indian Territory to make their new home, Observer 1/25/1907, page 8

Boozer, I. C. Mrs. endorsed Dr. Crimm, optician, advertisement, Observer 10/15/1907, page 5

Boozer, Ida N. Mrs. advertised the ‘Home Place’ of 27 acres and a 9 room 2-story dwelling etc. on the public road leading from Bouknight’s Ferry to Silverstreet, Observer 12/17/1907, page 4

Boozer, J. Hayne of NYC was visiting his father Capt. H. S. Boozer of Prosperity, Observer 10/19/1906, page 5; He and his brother Rev. V. Y. Boozer of NC visited his father Henry S. Boozer of Prosperity, Observer 10/23/1906, page 8; J. Hayne Boozer of NYC visited his sister Mrs. J. P. Wheeler, Observer 2/8/1907, page 8; He visited his father H. S. Boozer, Observer 2/15/1907, page 8

Boozer, J. R. was a salesman at the A. C. Jones Apparel store in Newberry, page 1, Observer 1/9/1906

Boozer, J. W. Dr. and wife of Columbia are at J.M. Barre’s during commencement, page 8, Observer, 6/12/1906; Dr. J. W. Boozer and wife were to motor to Glenn Springs from Columbia but punctured a tire about 15 miles from Columbia. They came to Newberry on 3 tires. Mrs. Boozer left by train for Glenn Springs and Dr. Boozer followed after he purchased a tire, Observer 7/27/1906, page 8; He visited his son-in-law J. A. Milton of Newberry, Observer 7/12/1907, page 4; He and his wife visited his brother F. A. Boozer of Beth Eden, Observer 12/3/1907, page 8; He was of St. Luke’s section and was visited by his daughter Miss Maggie Boozer of Greenwood, Observer 12/24/1907, page 8

Boozer, J. W. Mrs. has been caring for her mother Mrs. Rhodes for about a year – her sister Mrs. Sallie Senn of the Trinity section will now take a turn at caring for her mother, Observer 12/14/1906, page 8

Boozer, Jake married Miss Bessie Nesby at West End Baptist Parsonage Sunday at 8 pm officiated by Rev. T. B. White, page 8, Observer, 6/19/1906

Boozer, James W. was injured with the explosion of a boiler at his sawmill near James W. Boozer’s on Bush River. Observer 3/22/1907, page 1; His health is improving, Observer 4/26/1907, page 8

Boozer, Job J. Dr. died in Laurens County at the home of his daughter Mrs. Little at age 74 years. He was born in Newberry County but lived his life in Clinton. He was brother of S. P. Boozer of Newberry and Henry D. Boozer of Smyrna. He will be buried at Clinton, page 8, Observer 4/3/1906; His daughter was at the Montreat Sanitarium for TB. He was the uncle of Hennie Senn, Observer 9/6/1907, page 4

Boozer, John D. is now the assistant agent for the CN&L RR in Prosperity, Observer 11/27/1906, page 8

Boozer, John W. was the victim of a chicken raid, Observer 8/20/1907, page 8

Boozer, Julius of Columbia is a guest of Tom D. Johnson, page 8, Observer, 6/12/1906

Boozer, L. J. appointed as a Manager of Elections for Hendrix Mill section, Observer 10/23/1906, page 3

Boozer, Langdon was murdered March 27, 1905. He was the son of D. L. Boozer of Kinards. W. E. Perry, Alias Harry Livingston was arrested in Bellinham Washington on April 15, 1907 on a warrant and authorities are awaiting extradition papers to send the prisoner to South Carolina. A story of the murder which happened in Chester SC, Observer 4/19/1907, page 5

Boozer, Lemuel L. of Lower No. 9 Township was taken sick with the grip about two weeks ago, followed by pneumonia from which he died on Monday night. He was buried at St. Luke’s Cemetery with Masonic honors, page 8, Observer 2/2/1906; Born Oct. 4, 1832 on the banks of the Saluda River and died Jan. 29, 1906. He was a member of CO. H, 3rd SC Regt. Tribute of Respect, page 4 Observer 3/9/1906

Boozer, Lila A. was the daughter of Nancy Boozer who died 3/13/1907 and Daniel T. Boozer. She was the sister of Ellen E. Cromer and E. S. Boozer, Observer 3/29/1907, page 8; She visited her sister Mrs. W. B. Cromer of the Beth Eden section, Observer 8/20/1907, page 8

Boozer, Lizzie Mrs. 70-year-old wife of Fred Boozer died with burial at St. Luke’s. She was a native of Prosperity but lived most of her life in Beth Eden. She was survived by her husband and two children: Henry and Mary, page 5, Observer 6/19/1906

Boozer, Lizzie was advertised as under age and under contract for employment for the year 1907 for J. R. Atchison, Observer 2/5/1907, page 5

Boozer, M. A. Mrs. Husband and 2 children attended the family reunion at the home of his mother Mrs. Dolly Morris of Prosperity, Observer 9/6/1907, page 8

Boozer, M. A. was paid by the County for the quarter ending Dec. 30, 1905 $3 for com tax, $1.50 com tax, page 5, Observer 1/19/1906; He was selected as a member of the Grand Jury to serve in Sessions Court starting 1/28, Observer 1/11/1907, page 8

Boozer, M. H. sold a lot in Prosperity to J. A. Baker, Observer 9/20/1907, page 1; He sold the old Phillip Sligh Place to P. H. and R. D. Kinard, Observer 11/19/1907, page 8

Boozer, Maggie Miss of Greenwood will spend Christmas with her father J. W. Boozer, Observer 12/24/1907, page 8

Boozer, Mamie Mrs. was the daughter of Sallie Chupp Johnson and N. Frank Johnson and sister to Will Johnson, Oscar Johnson and Cary Johnson, Observer 11/20/1906, page 8

Boozer, Marie also known as Countess Pourtales and Mrs. W. Beecher is not dead as reported. She was born in Newberry and there have been rumors she was executed in Japan and died in Constantinople. She is alive and living in Germany and separated from her latest husband, page 6, Observer 1/16/1906

Boozer, Mary Miss of Lexington was visited by Janie Russell, Observer 6/29/1906, page 5

Boozer, Matthew H. married Miss Minnie Cannon 12/31/1907 officiated by Rev. M. O. J. Kreps, Observer 1/4/1907, page 5

Boozer, Maude Miss daughter of T. J. Boozer Sr. married Roscoe J. Bedenbaugh on 1/26/1907 officiated by Rev. S. P. Koon, Observer 2/8/1907, page 8

Boozer, Miss was assigned to teach 32 students of the 4th grade - section A - at Boundary Street School, Observer 9/24/1907, page 8

Boozer, Nancy Mrs. 74-year-old wife of Daniel T. Boozer died 3/13/1907. She was an invalid for 30 years. A card of thanks for all the kindness extended to the family - from husband Daniel T. Boozer, children Lila A. Boozer, Ellen E. Cromer and E. S. Boozer, Observer 3/29/1907, page 2 & 8

Boozer, Norman W. estate advertised for final settlement by guardian W. I. Boozer, Observer 4/30/1907, page 4

Boozer, Pauline Lavinia, daughter of Judge Lemuel Boozer, born 8/21/1846 married 11/21/1866 to Godfrey M. Harman. Observer 10/5/1906, page 1

Boozer, Pierce F. name was drawn to be a juror in the Court of Common Pleas beginning June 17, Observer 6/4/1907, page 8

Boozer, Press N. of near Mudlic sustained heavy losses in arson – about $7,000 in value – a list of the losses – 3 men in jail for starting the fire, Observer 12/11/1906, page 8

Boozer, R. S. is a farmer in the Silverstreet section of Newberry County, page 1, Observer 5/8/1906; His child is sick and not improving, Observer 8/24/1906, page 5; his 5 month old child died 8/25/1906 and was buried at New Chapel Cemetery, Observer 8/31/1906, page 8

Boozer, S. A. Mrs. of Augusta GA visited Mrs. James McIntosh, Observer 8/6/1907, page 8; She was visited by her mother Mrs. J. N. Parrott of RFD #4, Observer 8/16/1907, page 4

Boozer, S. P. was elected as Financial Reporter of Lodge No. 355, Knights of Honor, for the year 1906, page 8, Observer 1/5/1906; He had an attempted robbery, page 8, Observer, 6/19/1906; He was the father of Mrs. J. L. Bowles of Augusta, Observer 7/10/1906, page 8; He is the father of Mrs. O. E. Johnson of Charleston, Observer 9/18/1906, page 8; He is the grandfather of Lewis Johnson, Observer 12/28/1906, page 8; The home he occupied was owned by O.L. Schumpert and was destroyed in the fire on 3/29/1907; $500 loss in personal property. He moved to R. D. Smith’s place, Observer 4/2/1907, page 5; He was grandfather to Lewis Johnson and father-in-law to O. E. Johnson, Observer 9/17/1907, page 8

Boozer, Sam suffered great damage from a hailstorm, Observer 7/3/1906, page 8

Boozer, Samuel Archibald of Augusta is engaged to Miss Love Slade, sister to Mrs. Alexander Daniel of Tenille GA. The wedding will take place 9/17, Observer 9/3/1906, page 8; Samuel Archibald Boozer of Newberry will marry Miss Love Slade of Tennille on 10/17/1906 at the Baptist Church in Tennille GA, Observer 10/16/1906, page 8

Boozer, T. J. Jr. was selected as a member of the Grand Jury to serve in Sessions Court starting 1/28, Observer 1/11/1907, page 8

Boozer, Thomas J. Sr. Mrs. was the sister of Newton R. Lester of Prosperity who was killed 3/19/1907, George Lester of Saluda and A. M. Lester of Prosperity, Observer 3/22/1907, page 1

Boozer, V. Y. Rev. of NC is the son of Henry S. Boozer of Prosperity and brother to J. Hayne Boozer of NYC, Observer 10/23/1906, page 8

Boozer, V. Y. Rev. of Salisbury NC wrote to the paper about the recent fire, Observer 4/9/1907, page 8

Boozer, William Herbert, 11 months and 20 days old son of A. P. Boozer died 7/27/1906 at the home of his parents on the H. H. Evans place, four miles from town, Observer 8/3/1906, page 5

Boozer, William is an apprentice at the RR shops in Columbia, Observer 6/26/1906, page 8; He had a ruckus with T. G. Williams and George W. Swittenberg and went before Mayor’s Court – fined $5, Observer 12/24/1907, page 8

Boozer, Willie L. and family will go to Oklahoma to live, page 5, Observer 1/12/1906; W. L. Boozer and family left for Oklahoma, page 8, Observer 1/16/1906

Boozer, Young of Spartanburg visited his father D. Luther Boozer of Kinards, Observer 10/2/1906, page 1

Bostick, Carrie Mrs. of Atlanta was assaulted by Robert Turnage, Observer 1/1/1907, page 6

Bostick, Isaiah was jailed in Darlington for mortally wounding R. Furman Moody, Observer 11/22/1907, page 1

Bouknight, C. M. name was drawn as juror for Sessions Court beginning June 11, page 8, Observer, 5/29/1906

Bouknight, Haskell and Pat Turner, while hunting, killed a crane at Scotts Creek which measured 6 feet, 3 inches tip to tip and 5 feet, 9 inches toe to bill, Observer 6/25/1907, page 8

Bouknight, Isaiah deceased advertised with John C. Goggans administrator of the estate, Observer 12/24/1907, page 2

Bouknight, J. H. made a subscription for the Newberry/Edgefield Trolley line, Observer 9/17/1907, page 2

Bouknight, J. R. was drawn as petit juror for Common Pleas Court, page 8, Observer 2/13/1906

Bouknight, John R. was drawn for Grand Juror of the January Court of General Sessions of Newberry, page 8, Observer 1/23/1906

Bouknight, R. E. of Mt. Willing Saluda County was visited by A. P. Werts, page 5, Observer 3/30/1906

Bouknight, Reba Miss married Rhett H. Dickert on 2/23/1907 at the home of the bride’s father S. K. Bouknight, officiated by Rev. J. T. Miller, Observer 2/26/1907, page 8

Bouknight, S. K. was paid by the County for the quarter ending Dec. 30, 1905 $11.80 for chng, page 5, Observer 1/19/1906; About his business, Special Edition Page 11, Observer, 6/5/1906; His name was drawn to serve on the jury of the sessions court for the week of Nov. 4, Observer 10/18/1907, page 8; He won the first primary for Alderman of Ward 3, 63-57, Observer 11/29/1907, page 8; He won the election as Alderman of Ward No. 3, Newberry Town, Observer 12/13/1907, page 8

Boulware, George returned from Coronaca where he farmed last year and is at his old home in the Utopia section, Observer 1/8/1907, page 8

Boulware, H. L. will teach at Vance, Orangeburg County, Observer 10/2/1906, page 8; He closed his School in Orangeburg for the semester, Observer 5/3/1907, page 8

Boulware, I. H. – about his Civil War activities, PHOTOGRAPH, page 3, Observer 1/2/1906; I. H. Boulware of Township No. 8 was a member of the executive committee of the Law and Order League, page 8, Observer 1/5/1906; He and his wife of Utopia were in Newberry yesterday, page 8, Observer 1/12/1906; He was one of 52 citizens who signed a letter of petition written by Alan Johnstone and sent to Gov. Ansel requesting a constable to enforce the Dispensary law in Newberry, Observer 4/19/1907, page 8; Photograph of him 1864 and another 1907, Observer 5/14/1907, page 8

Boulware, I. H. Mrs. was the daughter of John A. Chapman and sister to John W. Chapman, Mrs. Walter I. Herbert, Miss Sophie Chapman and Miss Lily Chapman, Observer 9/11/1906, page 8

Boulware, J. R. name was drawn to be a juror in the Court of Common Pleas beginning June 17, Observer 6/4/1907, page 8

Boulware, Sudie Mae Miss closed her School in Monticello and returned to her home in the Utopia section, page 5, Observer 3/23/1906; She visited Miss Susie Langford, page 5, Observer, 6/8/1906; Sudie Mae Boulware opened School at Monticello, Observer 11/9/1906, page 5; about the School, Observer 12/28/1906, page 5; She was selected to teach next term at Excelsior School, Observer 6/21/1907, page 5; She opened her School at Excelsior on 10/28/1907, Observer 10/29/1907, page 8; She taught at Newberry School District No.35 in Sligh’s section, Observer 12/10/1907, page 1

BOUNDARY STREET SCHOOL closing exercises will be held at the opera house with 13 graduates, page 8, Observer, 5/29/1906; list of graduates, page 8, Observer, 6/1/1906; report of closing exercises, page 8, Observer, 6/5/1906; PHOTOGRAPH, Special Edition Page 14, Observer, 6/5/1906; list of teachers for the School starting next semester, page 5, Observer, 6/12/1906; BOUNDARY STREET SCHOOL – graduated 16 students – the largest graduation class ever, Observer 6/11/1907, page 8; a list of the teachers for the coming School term, Observer, 6/14/1907, page 8

Bowe, Georgia Miss had married W. C. Wright who died 11/14/1907, Observer 11/19/1907, page 2

Bowen, Andrew (white) was arrested for trying to set fire to cotton on the Neel cotton yard in town, Observer 10/30/1906, page 8

Bowen, Engineer was killed in a RR accident at Savannah GA, Observer, 6/7/1907, page 5

Bowen, Hugh shot and killed Jim Thomas in Abbeville, Observer 10/22/1907, page 1

Bowers, A. J. Jr. was a participant in the junior oratorical preliminary contest, June 1907, of Newberry College "The Perils of the Republic", Observer 5/28/1907, page 5; He will represent Newberry College in Greenville in the inter-collegiate tennis contest – to play doubles with I. S. Bowers and also singles, Observer 11/12/1907, page 8

Bowers, A. J. Mr. and Mrs. were visited by their daughter Miss Mary Lou Bowers who taught at Cameron Graded School in Orangeburg, Observer 3/12/1907, page 8; A. J. Bowers reported the earliest beans of the season, Observer 5/17/1907, page 8

Bowers, A. J. Mrs. visited Mrs. M. O. J. Kreps of Prosperity Page 5; She was visited by Miss Elva Reiser, Susie Gnann and Miss Janie Bowers, page 8, Observer 6/19/1906; She was visited by her sister-in-law Mrs. Brown of Salem VA, Observer 3/12/1907, page 8

Bowers, A. J. was elected as VC for Newberry Lodge #75 Knights of Pythias, page 8, Observer 1/2/1906; Dr. A. J. Bowers attended the exercises at the Opera House commemorating the birthday of General Lee, page 8, Observer 1/23/1906; A. J. Bowers, a Professor at Newberry College will attend the annual students volunteer convention in Nashville TN, page 8, Observer 2/23/1906; the first beans of the season came from his garden, page 8, Observer 5/11/1906; He will spend two weeks at Effingham GA, Observer 7/12/1907, page 8; He was elected to the office of MF for the coming year for the Newberry Lodge, Knights of Pythias, Observer 12/20/1907, page 8

Bowers, A. M. was elected assistant marshal in the Newberry Mirror edition Oct. 31, 1855, Observer 8/24/1906, page 5

Bowers, B. S. returned from visiting his sister Miss Della Bowers at St. Matthews, page 5, Observer 4/27/1906

Bowers, Bertha Miss married Frank Norris on 12/19/1907 at St. Luke’s Parsonage officiated by Rev. S. P. Koon, Observer 12/20/1907, page 8

Bowers, Daisy Miss daughter of J. Lindsay Bowers married Jesse Enlow on 11/11/1906 at St. Luke’s Parsonage officiated by Rev. S. P. Koon, Observer 11/16/1906, page 8; She taught at St. Matthews graded School which was closed for the season, Observer, 6/7/1907, page 4; She is assistant postmaster for Prosperity, Observer 9/6/1907, page 8

Bowers, Della Miss teaches at a St. Mathew’s graded School and is home in Prosperity for the summer vacation, page 5, Observer, 6/1/1906; of St. Matthews, she is sister to B. S. Bowers of Prosperity, page 5, Observer 4/27/1906; She was bridesmaid for the COPELAND/MOSELEY wedding, Observer 6/22/1906, page 5; She went to Clinton to attend a post wedding reception, Observer 6/29/1906, page 5; She traveled to St. Matthew’s to attend a house party, Observer 7/20/1906, page 1; She resumed her duties as teacher at St. Matthew’s, Observer 9/14/1906, page 1

Bowers, Dr. gave a sermon at services at Redeemer Lutheran Church, ‘Thou Shall Not Steal’, page 8, Observer 1/16/1906

Bowers, Estelle Miss will visit at Stillwater GA, page 8, Observer, 6/19/1906; She taught at Newberry Mills, Observer 12/10/1907, page 1

Bowers, G. B. was elected alternate Democratic Delegate from Prosperity Monticello Club for the county convention, page 5, Observer, 5/1/1906

Bowers, G. W. advertised no trespassing by hunting, fishing or otherwise, page 4, Observer 1/12/1906

Bowers, G. W. Mrs. bought 97 ½ acres land for $1700, Observer 11/6/1906, page 8

Bowers, George Michael died7/16/1906 and was buried at St. Peter’s Church. He was 84 years, 3 months old and was survived by three children: George W. Bowers, Mrs. Mary Fulmer, Mrs. Marion Dominick, 40 grandchildren (28 living) and 13 gr gr children (10 living), Observer 7/20/1906, page 1; advertised for any persons holding claims to the estate of the deceased to come forward, Observer 7/31/1906, page 2; advertised estate land for sale, Observer 11/2/1906, page 2

Bowers, I. S. will represent Newberry College in Greenville in the inter-collegiate tennis contest – to play doubles with A. J. Bowers, Observer 11/12/1907, page 8

Bowers, J. L. Dr. and wife of Fountain Inn were visiting in Newberry, page 8, Observer 2/23/1906

Bowers, J. L. Mrs. Husband and 10 children attended the family reunion at the home of his mother Mrs. Dolly Morris of Prosperity, Observer 9/6/1907, page 8

Bowers, J. Luther advertised a spotted sow pig weighing about 100 pounds had taken up on his property – owner to pay for bill and ad, Observer 1/25/1907, page 8

Bowers, J. P. was elected as Warden of Prosperity, page 5, Observer 4/13/1906

Bowers, J. Pat married Miss Ophelia Nates, daughter of Anderson A. Nates on Thursday evening at the home of the bride by Rev. H. W. Whitaker, page 5, Observer, 4/10/1906

Bowers, J. S. of Prosperity was having his home painted, Observer 11/15/1907, page 1

Bowers, Jacob A. moved to the Mayer Place, page 3, Observer 4/6/1906

Bowers, James 6 year old son of James A. Bowers of Atlanta was visiting his grand father James F. Todd and fell from a wagon and broke his arm just above the elbow, Observer 9/17/1907, page 8

Bowers, James A. and wife of Atlanta were in the city, page 8, Observer, 6/12/1906

Bowers, James A. Mrs. of Atlanta is visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs. James F. Todd of Newberry, page 8, Observer 5/25/1906; Mrs. James A. Bowers, and daughter Clara went to Hendersonville NC for a few weeks, Observer 7/10/1906, page 8; She and children of Atlanta visited her father James F. Todd, Observer, 7/23/1907, page 8

Bowers, James M. Mrs. of Newberry visited her life long friend in Laurens, Miss Flora Meredith, who is ill, Observer 4/30/1907, page 4

Bowers, James M. roof to his home caught fire by a burning chimney. The fire company responded quickly with little damage as a result, page 8, Observer 2/9/1906; He was selected to serve on the petit jury at the October session US District Court of Greenville, Observer 9/11/1906, page 8

Bowers, Janie Miss of Stillwell GA visited Mrs. A.J. Bowers, page 8, Observer, 6/19/1906

Bowers, John colored his 2 years old child in Floyd Township was burned to death on 12/19/1907. They lived at George H. Martin’s place, Observer 12/24/1907, page 8

Bowers, L. S. received a telegram last week from his daughter Mrs. Thornwell Haynes that she had arrived safely at Shanghai China, page 5, Observer 1/23/1906; L. S. Bowers was elected as a delegate of the State Reunion of Confederate Veterans in Columbia on May 16, 17, 18, page 4, Observer 4/3/1906; L. S. Bowers of Prosperity is in Newberry, page 8, Observer 6/12/1906; L. S. Bowers of Prosperity returned from vacation at Harris Lithia Springs, Observer 6/26/1906, page 8; He was re-appointed as postmaster of Prosperity, Observer 1/11/1907, page 8; Levi S. Bowers was the father in law to Thornwell Haynes, Consul to Singapore, Observer 12/6/1907, page 8

Bowers, Luther placed his son in a Columbia hospital for treatment of pneumonia, Observer 5/10/1907, page 4

Bowers, Mary Ethyl Miss1907 graduate of Newberry College will present a paper on "Vitae Incude" for commencement, Observer 5/10/1907, page 8; also 6/14/1907, page 8

Bowers, Mary Lou visited in Orangeburg and Charleston, Observer 7/17/1906, page 8; She taught at the Cameron graded School in Orangeburg. She was the daughter of A. J. Bowers, Observer 3/12/1907, page 8; She graduated at Newberry College and has been teaching at Orangeburg SC. She was elected to teach at Boundary Street School for the coming School term, Observer, 6/14/1907, page 8; Miss Bowers was assigned to teach 27 students of the 5th and 6th grades section B at Boundary Street School, Observer 9/24/1907, page 8; She taught at Newberry graded School, District No. 1, Observer 12/10/1907, page 1

Bowers, Mary Miss, sister of Postmaster L. S. Bowers, had married Samuel C. Barre who died 1/19/1907. Her children were: Mrs. Kenneth Baker of Greenwood, John S. Barre of Prosperity, Miss May Lee Barre of Prosperity, Miss Kate Barre of Prosperity, Miss Maggie Barre of Prosperity, Charley P. Barre of Prosperity, Observer 1/25/1907, page 8

Bowers, Michael of Prosperity is sick. He is the grandfather to Dr. J. A. Fulmer of Fountain Inn, Observer 7/6/1906, page 8

Bowers, N. E. Mrs. Husband and four children attended the family reunion at the home of his mother Mrs. Dolly Morris of Prosperity, Observer 9/6/1907, page 8

Bowers, Ollie is working for Bell Telephone Co. in Columbia, page 8 Observer 2/27/1906; of Columbia was visiting on Sunday, page 8, Observer 3/20/1906; He works in Columbia for the Southern Express, Observer 8/24/1906, page 8

Bowers, Ridgell name chosen to serve as petit juror for 1 week starting June 10, Observer 5/28/1907, page 5

Bowers, S. B. is a clerk at the Prosperity Drug Store, Observer 8/24/1906, page 8

Bowers, S. Bushnell is a book keeper for Hawkins Bros. of Prosperity, Observer 3/1/1907, page 8

Bowers, Sadie Miss is a delegate for the YWCA Convention in Asheville, page 8, Observer, 5/22/1906; of Newberry, she is home from Winthrop College for summer vacation, page 8, Observer, 6/8/1906; She attended the funeral of Roberta Lathan, Observer 6/29/1906, page 8; She left for Winthrop College, Observer 9/18/1906, page 8; She left for Winthrop College, Observer 9/17/1907, page 8; She was home from Winthrop College for the holidays, Observer 12/24/1907, page 8

Bowers, Sarah Elizabeth applied for scholarship to Winthrop College, Observer 7/10/1906, page 8

Bowles, A. E. wife and daughter of Wrightsville GA visited Mrs. Lou M. Counts of Prosperity, Observer 1/1/1907, page 5

Bowles, J. D. Mrs. of Coronaca was visiting her brother S. L. Fellers of Prosperity, Observer 9/14/1906, page 1

Bowles, J. L. Mrs. of Augusta is visiting her father S. P. Boozer, Observer 7/10/1906, page 8

Bowles, Marguerite Miss returned to her home in Augusta after visiting Misses Boozer, Observer 8/17/1906, page 8

Bowles, Mrs. and Mrs. Hollingsworth of Augusta GA are the sisters of Miss Genevieve Boozer of Newberry, Observer 6/18/1907, page 8

Bowman, C. A. Mrs. attended the Moseley/Copeland wedding in Prosperity, Observer 6/22/1906, page 8

Bowman, C. A. was elected as K of R&S for Newberry Lodge #75 Knights of Pythias, page 8, Observer 1/2/1906; C. A. Bowman of Newberry was in Prosperity yesterday, page 5, Observer 3/16/1906; He left for Anderson to attend the Grand Lodge meeting of the Knights of Pythias, Observer 5/28/1907, page 8; He was elected to the office of K of R&S for the coming year for the Newberry Lodge, Knights of Pythias, Observer 12/20/1907, page 8

Bowman, Florence Miss returned from a trip to Charleston, page 8, Observer 1/2/1906; Miss Florence Bowman was an usherette at the Opera House exercises commemorating the birthday of General Lee, page 8, Observer 1/23/1906; Florence Bowman was a member of the 10th grade graduating class of Boundary Street School, page 8, Observer 5/4/1906; She will visit the family of Dr. James Y. Fair in Savannah GA, page 8, Observer 6/5/1906; She returned after visiting family in Savannah, Observer 7/17/1906, page 8

Bowman, Joe 18 years old colored man of Orangeburg was convicted of attempted assault and sentence to 20 years in the Penitentiary, Observer 1/22/1907, page 2

Bowman, Laura Ewart Miss daughter of Charles Alexander Bowman will marry George Clarage Walter, a son of the late Witte Walter of Birmingham on 11/26/1907 at the home in Newberry SC, Observer 11/12/1907, page 8; Details of the wedding, Observer 11/22/1907, page 8; also Observer 11/29/1907, page 8

Bowman, Laura Miss will visit the family of Dr. James Y. Fair in Savannah GA, page 8, Observer 6/5/1906; She returned after visiting family in Savannah, Observer 7/17/1906, page 8; She was assigned to teach Section B, 3rd & 4th grade in the Boundary Street School, Observer 9/25/1906, page 8

Boyce, James Rev. was President of Due West Female College, - advertisement, Observer 6/26/1906, page 2

Boyce, John colored, Court of Sessions- larceny from the person, guilty, motion for a new trial, Observer 6/14/1907, page 4; Court of Sessions, convicted of larceny – took $72 from the pocket of another colored man, released on bail, new trial ordered, Observer 6/18/1907, page 8; COURT OF SESSIONS – larceny from the person – guilty – 1 year on the chain gang, Observer 11/8/1907, page 8; COURT OF SESSIONS – guilty of stealing – 1 year on the chain gang, Observer 11/12/1907, page 8

BOYD & DENNIS – J. T. Dennis sold his interest in the store Boyd & Dennis to Ernest M. Lane to take effect August 1. The firm will be Boyd & Lane, Observer, 7/26/1907, page 8

BOYD & LANE – J. T. Dennis sold his interest in the store Boyd & Dennis to Ernest M. Lane to take effect August 1. The firm will be Boyd & Lane, Observer, 7/26/1907, page 8

Boyd, Ara colored, wife of Ed Boyd was involved in a family feud – Mayor’s Court, Observer 10/29/1907, page 8

Boyd, C. E. formerly a marble cutter in Newberry was arrested in Atlanta when he attempted to elope with Mrs. Sallie Clackman of Spartanburg. Both of them were already married, page 1, Observer 4/6/1906; charges withdrawn by Mrs. Clackman’s husband, page 3, Observer 4/17/1906; of Anderson, he visited in Prosperity, page 5, Observer, 5/4/1906

Boyd, C. F. Mrs. was visited by Miss Ethel Duncan, page 8, Observer 6/12/1906; Mrs. C. F. Boyd of Union was the aunt of Miss Ethel Duncan, Observer 6/11/1907 page 8; She moved to Newberry, Observer 6/18/1907, page 8; Mrs. C. T. Boyd of Newberry was visited by her sister Mrs. M. W. Bobo and children of Union, Observer 11/8/1907, page 8

Boyd, C. M. Rev. resigned the Pastorate of the Prosperity ARP and moved to Anderson SC, page 1, Observer 1/2/1906; He moved to Anderson yesterday, page 5, Observer 1/5/1906

Boyd, C. T. Mrs. of Nance Street in Newberry was visited by ‘sister’ by Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Jones of Union, Observer 12/31/1907, page 8

Boyd, C. T. was visited by his nephew Albert E. Hill of Columbia, Observer 10/4/1907, page 8

Boyd, Clarence of Union visited his father Rev. D. P. Boyd at Kinards, Observer 1/18/1907, page 8

Boyd, Claud Mrs. of Newberry visited her sister Mrs. M. W. Bobo of Union, Observer, 8/16/1907, page 8; She was the aunt to Miss Anna Lucille Bobo, Observer 9/3/1907, page 8

Boyd, Claud was visited by his cousin Thomas H. Thompson of Columbia, Observer 8/20/1907, page 8

Boyd, Claude E. of Union, son of Rev. D. P. Boyd of Kinards and J. T. Dennis of Newberry bought the business from George D. Davenport, Observer 5/31/1907, page 8; C. (T?) Boyd of Union was a bookkeeper for 7 years in Union for M. W. Bobo. He will go into the grocery business in Newberry, Observer 6/7/1907, page 8

Boyd, Claude T. moved into the Fant cottage at Cornelia and Nance streets, Observer 9/3/1907, page 8

Boyd, D. A. of Union visited his parents at Kinards, Observer 12/24/1907, page 8

Boyd, D. P. Mrs. of Fountain Inn visited her brother J. Y. Thompson of Prosperity, page 5, Observer 5/11/1906; Mrs. D. P. Boyd of Kinards visited her brother J. Y. Thompson, Observer 2/15/1907, page 5; She visited her brother J. Y. Thompson, Observer 4/5/1907, page 8

Boyd, D. P. Rev. and wife of Fountain Inn are visiting Mrs. Boyd’s brother, J. Y. Thompson, page 5; visiting relatives in Newberry, page 8, Observer 2/23/1906; of Fountain Inn – he visited in Newberry, page 8, Observer 4/20/1906; He took a trip to Alabama and Georgia and had it published in the paper, page 1, Observer, 5/25/1906; Rev. D. P. Boyd moved to the Parsonage in Kinards Circuit, Observer 12/14/1906, page 8; Rev. D. P. Boyd of Kinards was visited by his son Clarence Boyd of Union, Observer 1/18/1907, page 8; His article in the Southern Christian Advocate about a new Parsonage in Kinards, Observer 9/24/1907, page 8; He wrote a summary of his circuit happenings for the paper, Observer 10/11/1907, page 8

Boyd, Ed colored was arrested for possession of contraband liquor, Observer 4/16/1907, page 8; He was fined in Mayor’s Court for transporting liquor - $100 or 30 days on the chain gang, Observer, 6/14/1907, page 8; He was involved in a shooting feud with Robert Johnson – no one got shot – Mayor’s Court – fined $10 or 20 days, fine paid, Observer 10/29/1907, page 8

Boyd, F. H. bought a lot on Cornelia St in the rear of his residence from W. H. Wallace making his property 100 feet deeper, Observer 10/16/1906, page 8

Boyd, F. M. Mrs. and children returned from a visit in Chester, page 8, Observer 4/10/1906; she was visited by her mother Mrs. Stuart of Chester, page 8, Observer, 6/12/1906; She is the daughter of Mrs. Stuart (Stewart) of Chester, Observer 7/10/1906, page 8

Boyd, F. M. was paid by the County for the quarter ending Dec. 30, 1905 $13.11 for official expense, $13.18 superintendent official expenses, $21.48 as superintendent, official expenses and jail account, page 5, Observer 1/19/1906; F. M. Boyd was visited by W. W. Coogler and Paul L. Coogler father and son of Chester SC, page 8 Observer 2/27/1906; F. M. Boyd and wife left for Chester and Greensboro. Mrs. Boyd will be gone two weeks and Mrs. Boyd will return Tuesday, page 8, Observer 3/23/1906; He was drawn as a juror to serve in Common Pleas Court for week beginning 6/18, page 8, Observer, 6/5/1906; He sold his home at the corner of Nance and Cornelia Streets to F. R. Hunter for $3100, Observer 1/8/1907, page 5; He and his family are boarding at Mrs. McK Hutchinson’s on south Caldwell St. Observer 2/8/1907, page 8; As superintendent of the City’s water and power plant he was a witness at the hearing of the cause of the fire of 3/29/1907, Observer 4/12/1907, page 1; He formally requested the city council to have an audit of his books, Observer 4/19/1907, page 8; He handed in his resignation effective 8/1; He will work for Crocker-Wheeler of NY with an immense electric plant in Newark; He worked for Newberry since 1901; Observer, 7/5/1907, page 8; His wife and children will spend the summer in Hendersonville NC, Observer 7/30/1907, page 8

Boyd, Fred colored was shot and killed by Will Johnson colored on 8/3/1907. Johnson was 28 years old married with four children. Boyd was married with 10 or 12 children. Observer 8/6/1907, page 8

Boyd, Hugh K. received a degree in medicine at Tulane University New Orleans, page 8, Observer 5/4/1906; Dr. Hugh Boyd of Whitmire has his hands full with business (Paper suggests he needs a wife), Observer 7/20/1906, page 1; Dr. Boyd of Whitmire is very busy, competent and has lost only 2 patients to death, Observer 12/11/1906, page 8; He was visiting in Newberry, Observer 7/9/1907, page 8

Boyd, J. C. is a candidate for Adjutant General in the Primary election to be held Aug. 28, Observer 6/22/1906, page 3; Col. J. C. Boyd Adjutant-general-elect was in Newberry, Observer 10/5/1906, page 8

Boyd, Jack 19 years old colored sentenced to 30 years in the Penitentiary for attempted assault, Observer 9/28/1906, page 2

Boyd, Jesse from Wofford College visited the home folk over the holiday, page 5, Observer 1/5/1906

Boyd, Jesse W. of Clinton was admitted to the Bar last week. At present he is a principal in the Spartanburg City Schools, Observer 4/30/1907, page 8

Boyd, John C. Col. Adjutant and Inspector General was stricken with paralysis on the streets of Greenville SC. He was visiting his daughter on College St. He was taken to his rooms at the Normandie Hotel. The right side of his body is affected. He was later moved to the Greenville Sanitarium, Observer 1/4/1907, page 1; He is improved enough he may be able to travel to Columbia to take the oath of office, Observer 1/11/1907, page 1

Boyd, John C. shot and killed John McMorris colored, an intruder in his home near Goldville, Observer 6/4/1907, page 5; acquitted, Observer 9/20/1907, page 4

Boyd, John of Maddens was seriously shot in Laurens Saturday by Walter Thompson, son of Judge Thompson, page 5, Observer 1/2/1906

Boyd, Mark Rev. gave three sons to the Methodist ministry, Observer 1/29/1907, page 5

Boyd, Minnie Miss started classes at Columbia Female College, Observer 10/4/1907 page 1

Boyd, Nellie Miss from Columbia College visited the home folk over the holiday, page 5, Observer 1/5/1906; She came home for the Easter holiday, page 8, Observer 4/17/1906; of Goldville, she is home from Columbia College for summer vacation, page 8, Observer, 6/8/1906; Nell Boyd of Montville was a guest at a dance in honor of the Misses Sharp of Pendleton, Observer 7/31/1906, page 8; Nellie Boyd left for the Columbia College, Observer 9/28/1906, page 8; Miss Nell Boyd of Hopewell graduated from Columbia Female College. Her brother, Wesley Boyd graduated from Wofford College, Observer 6/7/1907, page 8; She was a bridesmaid at the Browning/Hughes wedding in Columbia, Observer 6/25/1907, page 8

Boyd, Opie Miss, milliner at W. T. Tarrant’s store has returned to her home in Atlanta, page 8, Observer 1/9/1906; Her home is in Winder GA. She is selling millinery at Tarrant’s store for the season, page 8, Observer 4/3/1906; She left yesterday for her home in Winder GA, page 8, Observer 6/12/1906

Boyd, Please colored was fined $10 for violating the Dispensary Law, Observer 10/26/1906, page 8

Boyd, R. J. Dr. was the presiding elder at the Rutherford Campground in the early years of Newberry County Methodism, Observer 1/29/1907, page 1

Boyd, W. W. is President of his Junior Class, captain and manager of the College football team, Observer 10/25/1907, page 8; He was home from Charleston Medical College for the holidays, Observer 12/24/1907, page 8

Boyd, Wesley from Wofford College visited the home folk over the holiday, page 5, Observer 1/5/1906; Wesley Boyd of Montville was a guest at a dance in honor of the Misses Sharp of Pendleton, Observer 7/31/1906, page 8; He is at Wofford College for studies, Observer 10/2/1906, page 1; He graduated from Wofford College. His sister Miss Nell Boyd of Hopewell graduated from Columbia Women’s College, Observer 6/7/1907, page 8

Boyd, Will of Montville was a guest at a dance in honor of the Misses Sharp of Pendleton, Observer 7/31/1906, page 8

Boyd, Willie from Charleston Medical College visited the home folk over the holiday, page 5, Observer 1/5/1906

Boyer, Arthur of Columbia 18 months old swallowed a 5-penny nail. It was located via X-ray and removed by Dr. Guerry, Observer 5/3/1907, page 1

Boyles, McCray shot and fatally wounded John Brown his brother-in-law at Allendale SC, Observer 11/8/1907, page 2

Boyleston, Mrs. of Blackville visited her parent, James R. Davidson of Newberry, Observer 4/12/1907, page 8; Mrs. R. C. Boyleston of Blackville visited her father James R. Davidson, Observer, 7/16/1907, page 8; She was visited by her sister Miss Anita Davidson of Newberry, Observer 10/25/1907, page 8

Boyleston, Reid Crum merchant and farmer of Blackville married Miss Bertha Davidson of Newberry daughter of James R. Davidson and a graduate of Newberry College on 11/20/1906 officiated by Rev. J. A. B. Scherer DD. Observer 11/23/1906, page 8

Boyleston, Reid Mrs. of Blackville visited her parents Mrs. and Mrs. James R. Davidson of Newberry, Observer 12/31/1907, page 8

Bozeman, Crate colored of Anderson was found guilty in Anderson of selling liquor. Fined $100 or 30 days in the chain gang, Observer 8/16/1907, page 1

Bozeman, R. S. of Chappells was in Due West looking for a house to rent. His family will move to the Pruitt house on College St. Mrs. Bozeman, nee Josie Jennings of Edgefield is a graduate of Due West female College. Observer 10/5/1906, page 8

Brackett, Edgar T. Senator, BIO, Photo, Observer 10/16/1906, page 3

Bradburn, Frank working in a drugstore in Laurens is home this week because of his mother’s illness, Observer 7/17/1906, page 8

Bradburn, Gena Miss visited at St. Phillip’s section, page 5, Observer 2/20/1906

Bradhan, D. J. was re-elected a member of the board of the State College for Negroes at Orangeburg, page 1, Observer 1/26/1906

Bradley, Bettie Miss visited in Laurens, Observer 6/26/1906, page 8

Bradley, Dan 16 years old of ALA lost a leg in a dynamite explosion and died the next day. He was carrying the dynamite in his pant pocket, Observer 12/31/1907, page 1

Bradley, E. P. is the new policeman for the town of Newberry to fill the vacancy left by Officer Outzs, page 8, Observer 5/25/1906; of Cornelia Street, he was visited by Mrs. McCarty of Opelika ALA, page 8, Observer, 6/1/1906; He was re-elected policeman, Observer 12/28/1906, page 8; He was visited by Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Ditto of Ocala FL, Observer 6/11/1907, page 8; He was visited by his son James Bradley of Savannah GA, Observer, 7/5/1907, page 8; He was visited by his son Tom Bradley of Gainesville GA, Observer, 7/23/1907, page 8

Bradley, Floyd visited in Laurens, Observer 6/26/1906, page 8; His name was drawn to be a juror in the Court of Common Pleas beginning June 17, Observer 6/4/1907, page 8

Bradley, James moved to Jacksonville FL where he has a position wit the Bell Telephone Company, page 8, Observer 1/16/1906; James Bradley of Savannah GA was the son of E. P. Bradley, Observer, 7/5/1907, page 8; James A. Bradley of Savannah GA, brother of Floyd Bradley of Newberry, will marry Mrs. McCarty at Opelika ALA, Observer 11/19/1907, page 8

Bradley, John E. of Abbeville lost several buildings to fire, page 8, Observer, 5/25/1906

Bradley, Misses live at 941 Cornelia Ave. Observer 9/20/1907, page 8

Bradley, Misses were visited by Mrs. Mamie Fox and son Clarence, Observer 7/6/1906, page 8

Bradley, Phillip – old Confederate Spy will appear at the Opera House, Observer 12/3/1907, page 8

Bradley, R. F. Rev. was viciously knifed by John Suber colored, at Troy in Greenwood County. Three columns dedicated to the story, Observer, 7/23/1907, page 1

Bradley, Thomas P. of Gainesville FL visited his father E. P. Bradley of Newberry, Observer 7/6/1906, page 8

Bradley, Tom works in Atlanta at the Gate City Coffin Co, page 8, Observer 1/16/1906; Tom Bradley of Gainesville GA visited his father E. P. Bradley of Newberry, Observer, 7/23/1907, page 8

Bradshaw, Fannie a white woman was fined in Augusta for disorderly conduct, Observer 5/24/1907, page 8

Bragg, C. is the chief engineer and master machinist of Mollohon Mill for the past four years. He left yesterday to work in Laurens, page 8, Observer, 6/1/1906

Bramlett, A. T. 74-year-old CSA Veteran of Laurens (18th Regt.) died 3/11/1907, Observer 3/15/1907, page 1

Bramlett, Clifford shot and killed Will Williams colored, in self-defense in Mauldin, Greenville Co., Observer 8/7/1906, page 2

Brannan, John dueled with Silas Mullins in Whitesburg KY and both were killed, Observer 1/1/1907, page 6

Brannen, Mr. and Mrs. of Americus GA visited Mrs. Brannen, formerly Miss Ruby Daniels, a sister to Mrs. E. E. Williamson, page 8, Observer 4/10/1906

Brannon, Jennie Mrs. of Clinton visited her sister Mrs. Andrew Kinard of Prosperity, Observer 9/28/1906, page 5

Brannon, Sherry 10 years old of Eufaula ALA was hit by a roman candle, fell off a curb stone and broke his neck, Observer 1/1/1907, page 1

Braswell, M. B. was elected Conductor of a new Lodge of Odd Fellows at Mollohon, page 8, Observer 2/23/1906

Braxter, George, alias George Braxter, Court of Session, murder, guilty, 4 years on the public works or penitentiary and 3 months or $25 for carrying a concealed weapon, Court of Session, murder, not guilty, page 8, Observer 1/26/1906

Bray, Kate Mrs. of Florence SC visited her uncles J. C. Counts and Dr. R. L. Luther, Observer 8/7/1906, page 5

Breazeale, J. E. Hon. is running for the SC Senate from Anderson Co. An article on how he stands on the issues, Observer 7/6/1906, page 1; He has withdrawn from the race, Observer 8/10/1906, page 2

Breazeale, W. E. Prof. of Rutgers College in New Brunswick NJ married Miss Josie McSwain at Cross Hill on 6/15/1907, Observer 6/21/1907, page 8

Brehmer, Harman was a member of Farmer’s Union at Dominick’s in Newberry County SC, Observer 10/25/1907, page 8

Bremer, John was selected as a member of the Petit Jury to serve in Sessions Court starting 1/28, Observer 1/11/1907, page 8

Brent, Mr. Had a fire in his kitchen on Sunday, May 5, 1907, caused by a defective flue. Little damage was done thanks to the fast response of the fire department, Observer 5/7/1907, page 8

Brewer, T. H. of Louisville KY is assistant Professor of English at Wofford College, Observer 9/18/1906, page 5

Brewington, Horace colored 14 years old was shot and killed in Laurens County by Jim Templeton 14 years old colored - by accident, Observer 10/25/1907, page 6

Brewster, Hal 27 year old son of a prominent lawyer was shot and killed on an excursion train near LaGrange GA, Observer 6/28/1907, page 1

Brice, J. M. Dr. 40 years old of Chester died of Typhoid fever on 8/20/1907, Observer 8/23/1907, page 1

Brick, Sam a Russian Jew merchant was sued for what he owed his creditors. He secretly went to NY, then Canada and then Indian Territory. He was found, arrested and brought back to Charleston, Observer 5/31/1907, page 1

Bridges, Amanda built a little home near J. E. Quattlebaum’s place where she will live, page 1, Observer 1/2/1906

Bridges, Clarissa Mrs. was the living mother of a confederate soldier. She lived with B. B. Hair, Observer 10/4/1907 page 1

Bridges, J. E. shot and killed his brother in law Dr. E. S. McDow, Observer 11/16/1906, page 5; He was acquitted, Observer 3/19/1907, page 1

Bridges, John A. who murdered his brother in law Dr. E. S. Dow has applied for bail, Observer 11/23/1906, page 2

Bridges, Mid– COURT OF SESSIONS – violation of dispensary law– continued, Observer 11/8/1907, page 8; pleaded guilty, fined $100 or 3 months on the chain gang, Observer 11/12/1907, page 8

Bridges, Simps colored was convicted in Prosperity of selling liquor and fined $25 or 30 days on the chain gang, Observer 10/15/1907, page 8

Bridges, W. H. his 14 year old son shot and killed an intruder, Observer 11/9/1906, page 5

Bridgman, A. C., assistant secretary of the YMCA was in town and solicited for contributions, page 8, Observer 4/6/1906

Briggs, Alf was murdered by his son-in-law John Shelton colored November 1905. Shelton was hanged 5/3/1907 at Spartanburg County jail. A description of his last minutes, Observer 5/7/1907, page 5

Briggs, E. C. of Clinton was struck with paralysis, Observer 2/26/1907, page 5

Briggs, William colored of Georgetown was convicted of murder and sentenced to be hung, page 2, Observer, 6/15/1906

Bright, A. J. a CSA Veteran of Spartanburg was charged with assault and battery with intent to kill, found guilty and fined $15 – the Judge, Sheriff and Jury chipped in and paid the fine, Observer 9/28/1906, page 5

Bristow, Louis J. Rev. sold his interest in the Baptist Press due to throat problems and is moving to a farm in Anderson.

Britt, John W. 35 year old son of Levi Britt of Newberry was found dead in the street in Columbia, of heart failure. Burial was at Trinity Church. Observer 7/27/1906, page 8

Britt, L. was paid by the County for the quarter ending Dec. 30, 1905 $4 for pension, page 5, Observer 1/19/1906

Britt, Lee white of Columbia was fined $2 for drunk charges, Observer 3/15/1907, page 1

Britt, Levi was paid by the County for the quarter ending Dec. 30, 1905 $4 for pension, page 5, Observer 1/19/1906; Levi Britt 78 years old died 3/3/1907 with burial at Trinity Church. He was CSA Veteran, member of Holcomb’s Legion. Survived by a wife and several grown children, Observer 3/5/1907, page 8; Levi Britt was a Confederate Veteran who died within the past year. A suitable memorial will be provided on Confederate Memorial Day, Observer 5/7/1907, page 8

Brock, Gus and family visited Henry Brock, page 2, Observer 2/23/1906

Brock, W. T. of Cheraw was selected as Assistant Adjutant and Inspector, Observer 1/1/1907, page 6

Brockman, Ernest Jr. has come to Newberry to live and formed a partnership with W. A. Jamieson to run the Newberry Hotel, Observer 9/24/1907, page 8

Brodie, P. T. Professor at Clemson died on Sunday with burial at Lexington County SC, Observer 11/8/1907, page 2

Brooks, A. and son Clarence of Clinton visited Mrs. Pitts in Silverstreet. They were on their way to Saluda Court House, page 5, Observer 3/30/1906

Brooks, Annie colored arrested in Columbia for killing assisting in the murder of a child, Observer 7/20/1906, page 5

Brooks, C. A. Mrs. was recovering from typhoid fever in Columbia, Observer 9/3/1906, page 5

Brooks, C. A. spent the night with his grandmother Mrs. Lou Pitts of Deadfall, Observer 12/6/1907, page 8

Brooks, Florence of Vaughnville was a grand daughter of Mrs. Lucinda Pitts of Silverstreet, sister to Miss Lou Brooks and cousin to Miss Drue Vaughn of Columbia, Observer 8/27/1907, page 8

Brooks, Fred colored, brother of John Brooks died 11/17/1906. He used to do a good deal of plowing about the city in the gardens with a little bay mule, Observer 11/20/1906, page 8

Brooks, Jennie Miss 20 year old daughter of J. Pet Brooks of Greenwood county was victim of an attempted assault at her father’s store by Bob Davis, colored; the deed was interrupted by a passing neighbor and Bob Davis fled and assaulted a colored woman a few miles further. His brother Jake Davis was hanged for a similar crime 12 years ago, Observer 8/17/1906, page 1; about the lynching of Bob Davis, Observer 8/21/1906, page 2

Brooks, Joe colored discovered a cow had been stolen from him and reported it to the police. The thief was Orlando Brooks, son of Joe Brooks, Observer 8/10/1906, page 8

Brooks, John colored brother of Fred Brooks died 11/18/1906. He had been blind for several years. Observer 11/20/1906, page 8; John Brooks 16 years old colored boy was killed by machinery of Lee Singley’s cotton gin on Bush River in Floyd Township. He lived on Frank Satterwhite’s place and carried cotton to the gin. He was mutilated when found. Inquest performed, Observer 9/13/1907, page 8

Brooks, Laura advertised final settlement notice of the estate of John Brooks deceased, Observer 12/24/1907, page 2

Brooks, Lou of Vaughnville was a grand daughter of Mrs. Lucinda Pitts of Silverstreet, sister to Miss Florence Brooks and cousin to Miss Drue Vaughn of Columbia, Observer 8/27/1907, page 8

Brooks, Lula married William Price on 12/19/1906 officiated by Rev. Ira S. Caldwell, Observer 1/4/1907, page 8

Brooks, M. R. appointed as a Manager of Elections for Mount Bethel, Observer 10/23/1906, page 3

Brooks, Mrs. of Vaughnville and Mrs. Lowe of Cross Hill were the sisters of Mrs. Yancey Miller of Columbia. They were the daughters of Mrs. Lucinda Pitts of Deadfall, Observer, 7/5/1907, page 8

Brooks, Nettie colored arrested in Columbia for killing her child, Observer 7/20/1906, page 5

Brooks, Orlando colored went before the Mayor Court on the charges of stealing a bicycle from the home of Dr. Van Smith and pleaded guilty. He was fined $25 or 30 days on the chain gang. His father, a good man, is paying the fine, page 8, Observer 1/9/1906; Orlando Brooks – Court of Sessions - larceny of livestock, continued, Observer 11/13/1906, page 8

Brooks, Robert colored on Mr. Henderson’s place, was found in possession of illegal liquor, Observer 6/4/1907, page 8

Brooks, Sudie Mae Miss of Clinton visited her grand mother Mrs. Lou Pitts of Silverstreet, Observer 8/14/1906, page 8

Brooks, U. R. Col. published a book – "Butler and his Cavalry in the War of Secession", Observer 11/26/1907, page 5

Brooks, Wesley colored Drayman stole $75 from the Southern depot at Barnwell, Observer 10/18/1907, page 2

Broom, Albert of Atlanta was the judge at the Prosperity Baby Show, Observer 12/31/1907, page 1

Broom, Billie Mrs. is a daughter of the late James Cureton of Newberry who was killed by Negroes Dec. 25, 1865. She now lives in the College Park section of Atlanta, page 1, Observer, 5/25/1906

Broom, Lina Mrs. is a daughter of the late James Cureton of Newberry who was killed by Negroes Dec. 25, 1865. She now lives in the College Park section of Atlanta, page 1, Observer, 5/25/1906

Broom, Oscar of Fairfield attempted suicide, Observer 2/26/1907, page 5

Broom, Pinkie Miss is a grand daughter of the late James Cureton of Newberry who was killed by Negroes Dec. 25, 1865. She now lives in the College Park section of Atlanta, page 1, Observer, 5/25/1906

Browder, C. H. was found dead on RR tracks in Florence SC, Observer 8/28/1906, page 8

Brown & Moseley purchased 293½ acres of land in Stony Battery for $3,000 at a Master’s sale, page 8, Observer 2/6/1906

Brown S. Mr. of Newberry was a guest at a dance in honor of the Misses Sharp of Pendleton, Observer 7/31/1906, page 8

Brown, A. F. of Columbia, a waiter of Wright’s Hotel was the grandson of Samuel McCalvin colored of Columbia who died 8/11/1907 at age 124 years. Samuel was born in SC 1783 and had a worth of $2500. Survived by 8 children the youngest being 50 years old; 60 grandchildren and 7 great-great grand children. Burial was in a family burial ground. Observer 8/16/1907, page 3

Brown, A. T. has gone west to buy mules, page 8, Observer 1/12/1906; A. T. Brown left for Atlanta yesterday to buy mules, page 8, Observer 2/13/1906; A. T. Brown is a member of the Red Men, page 8 Observer 3/9/1906; Mayor A. T. Brown and others went to Aiken on a fishing party, page 8, Observer, 5/1/1906; His PHOTOGRAPH and biography, Special Edition Page 1, Observer, 6/5/1906; A. T. Brown was elected a Director of the Exchange Bank of Newberry, Observer 7/3/1906, page 8; A. T. Brown won the Primary election as a nominee for Mayor, Observer 11/30/1906, page 8; He completed a large Barn and stables and office on Caldwell St. Observer 1/11/1907, page 8; He was appointed by the Mayor Brown as Chairman of the Newberry Streets Committee for 1907, Observer 1/18/1907, page 8; He was elected on the Board of Directors of the Exchange Bank for the coming year, Observer, 7/2/1907, page 8

Brown, A. T. Mrs. and son Guy went to Glenn Springs, Observer 7/31/1906, page 8

Brown, Albert colored was caught carrying 18 quarts of rye liquor in a buggy near Prosperity – fined $100 or 30 days on the chain gang – he took the days, Observer 12/11/1906, page 8

Brown, Babb white convict of Pickens County was fatally injured in a dynamite explosion, Observer 6/4/1907, page 1

Brown, Ben Miss of Calhoun St. was visited by Miss Mary Brown of Cross Hill, page 8, Observer, 6/15/1906; She is visiting family in Cross Hill, page 8, Observer, 6/19/1906; Miss Bennie Brown of Newberry visited her sister Mrs. Rufus Wilcutt at Cross Hill, Observer 12/21/1906, page 8

Brown, Bennie Miss was riding in Cross Hill when the horse became frightened and ran, throwing her. She was seriously hurt, Observer 7/12/1907, page 8; Her injuries remain very serious, Observer, 7/19/1907, page 8

Brown, C. L. Rev. is a missionary in Japan, Observer 11/16/1906, page 8

Brown, C. S. of Charleston was Director of the newly chartered Tilghman Phosphate Co., Observer 5/17/1907, page 1

Brown, Carrie Mrs. of Prosperity is the sister of George E. Hawkins, Observer 1/1/1907, page 5

Brown, Charles colored of Chester was mortally injured in a drunken row with two women, page 1, Observer 1/5/1906

Brown, Cleveland of Sumter was fined for public drunkenness, Observer 3/12/1907, page 2

Brown, D. H. of GA is making his home with Capt. John B. Fellers and will attend Prosperity High School, Observer 11/29/1907, page 5

Brown, Dan, colored – Mayor’s Court – selling liquor – fined $50 or 30 days, took the days, Observer 1/15/1907, page 8; He runs a small store in town. Liquor was found in his establishment. Policeman Ouzts claimed the liquor was his. Mr. Brown was dismissed, Observer 2/19/1907, page 8; Mayor’s Court, keeping a disorderly house, fined $25 or 30 days on the chain gang – paid the fine; The mayor order him to vacate the premises located at Main and Nance Streets, Observer 6/25/1907, page 8

Brown, Elijah of Union was sentenced to 18 months on the chain gang for carrying a pistol, Observer 1/23/1906

Brown, Faris Rev. and Mrs. of Ohio are visiting their daughter Mrs. James A. B. Scherer on College campus, page 8, Observer 1/16/1906

Brown, Fred G. of Anderson was stricken with paralysis on 7/5/1907. He was president of the Anderson Phosphate and Oil Company and President of the Anderson Chamber of Commerce, Observer, 7/9/1907, page 1

Brown, G. D. Principal of Spread GA graded School is home in Prosperity for summer vacation, page 5, Observer, 6/1/1906; He was selected as a Juror to serve in the Court of Common Pleas for the week beginning April1, Observer 3/15/1907, page 8; George Brown taught at Utopia. His School closed for the year with a picnic, Observer 5/3/1907, page 8; George D. Brown was a teacher at Prosperity School for the term – about him, Observer 8/23/1907, page 5

Brown, George D. taught at Newberry School District No.14 in Prosperity, Observer 12/10/1907, page 1

Brown, George was groomsman for the COPELAND/MOSELEY wedding, Observer 6/22/1906, page 5

Brown, Hal colored of Rock Hill was fined $100 or 30 days for selling liquor, page 4, Observer 1/16/1906

Brown, Howard colored, who moved from Newberry to FL some years ago has died, Observer 6/26/1906, page 8

Brown, J. A. was paid by the County for the quarter ending Dec. 30, 1905 $18 for salary, page 5, Observer 1/19/1906; He was selected as a Juror to serve in the Court of Common Pleas for the week beginning April 1, Observer 3/15/1907, page 8

Brown, J. C. has gone west to buy mules, page 8, Observer 1/12/1906

Brown, J. C. S. was elected as a delegate for the Confederate reunion at New Orleans on April 25, 26, 27 1906, page 4, Observer 4/3/1906; He was elected President of the newly formed Mt. Bethel Lodge of the Farmers Educational and Co-operative Union of America, page 8, Observer 3/13/1906; He is reported as very ill, page 8, Observer 4/17/1906; of Caldwell Township – he was in Newberry and appears weak after his recent illness, page 8, Observer 6/5/1906; Col. J. C. S. Brown is the oldest living member of Amity Lodge #87 founded June 24, 1853, Observer 6/26/1906, page 8

Brown, J. Epps 38 years old, formally of Newberry, was made General manager of the Southern Bell Telephone Co, page 8, Observer 4/10/1906

Brown, J. G. left for Atlanta yesterday to buy mules, page 8, Observer 2/13/1906; He had previously purchased the old ARP Church Building. It was destroyed in the fire on 3/29/1907; loss was valued at $1500 with $1000 in insurance; the stables which he rented from Mrs. E. F. Blease were destroyed. He lost a few vehicles; $750 loss in personal property, Observer 4/2/1907, page 1; He opened his stables in the new concrete building belonging to Boyd Epting on Friend Street, near the RR depot, Observer 4/5/1907, page 8; He sold his livery and feed business and rented his stables to Doggett Whitaker and Ben Havird but retained the sale business, Observer 11/22/1907, page 8

Brown, J. J. H. was selected to serve as a Petit Juror for the year 1906, page 8, Observer 1/5/1906; He advertised he rented the KNIGHTON STABLES on Harrington Street, Observer 7/9/1907, page 8; He bought 65 acres of land of the Carter Wilson Place for $500 and 78.63 acres for $1500 with two other executors, Observer 12/3/1907, page 8

Brown, Jack – livery stable was destroyed in the fire on 3/29/1907, Observer 4/2/1907, page 1

Brown, Jessie Miss taught at Newberry School District No.18 in Prosperity, Observer 12/10/1907, page 1

Brown, Joe colored shot and killed Mackey Thomas colored in Richland Co. Observer 7/20/1906, page 5

Brown, Joe Mc was selected to serve as a Petit Juror for the year 1906, page 8, Observer 1/5/1906

Brown, John colored of Newberry was arrested in Laurens and brought back to Newberry jail for violation of contract. Observer 12/14/1906, page 8; He was shot and fatally wounded by his brother-in-law McCray Boyles at Allendale SC, Observer 11/8/1907, page 2

Brown, L. P. 45 years old of Greenville was killed between two RR cars, Observer 3/12/1907, page 1

Brown, Levi of Newberry met George A. White Sr. of Winnsboro for the first time since they shared 17 months of imprisonment during the war. Mr. Brown is 71 years old and looks 50, page 8, Observer, 5/22/1906

Brown, Louise Miss of Kinards visited her uncle J. N. Brown of Anderson, Observer 6/26/1906, page 8; She was the teacher at Kinards, Observer 10/2/1906, page 1; She taught at Newberry School District No.49 in Kinards, Observer 12/10/1907, page 1

Brown, Mary Miss was home from Due West College for summer vacation, page 8, Observer, 6/8/1906; of Cross Hill, she was a guest of Miss Ben Brown of Calhoun St, page 8, Observer, 6/15/1906; Miss Mary Brown broke her arm just below the shoulder while attempting to break a dead limb from a tree at her home in Caldwell section, page 8, Observer, 6/19/1906

Brown, Mayor was thrown from his buggy by a run-away horse, details, etc, Observer 11/22/1907, page 8

Brown, Minnie Boyd was a waitress at the reception of the MOSELEY/COPELAND wedding, Observer 6/26/1906, page 1

Brown, Mrs. of Salem VA was the sister in law of Mrs. A. J. Bowers of Newberry College Campus, Observer 3/12/1907, page 8

Brown, Mrs. was the daughter of Alan and Viney Hawkins and sister to George E. Hawkins and A. H. Hawkins, Observer 9/21/1906, page 4

Brown, Night watchman of Prosperity was bruised up by unknown thugs, Observer 1/25/1907, page 8

Brown, Norris Republican nominee for Gov. of Nebraska, short Bio and Photo, Observer 9/28/1906, page 7

Brown, Pinkie Miss daughter of George A. Brown and Lina Cureton Brown married J. C. Holmes on Jan 3, 1907 at College Park GA, officiated by Rev. D. P. Boyd; Great details of the wedding, Observer 1/8/1907, page 5

Brown, Robert colored of Columbia was fined $12 for drunk and vagrancy charges, Observer 3/15/1907, page 1

Brown, S. G. was administrator of the estate of T. J. Brown, Observer 11/30/1906, page 4

Brown, Sims W. married Sarah Elizabeth Ruff daughter of John S. Ruff on 1/28/1906 at the home of the bride’s parents officiated by Rev. I. S. Caldwell, (Details) Observer 11/30/1906, page 8

Brown, Sims, G. was selected to serve as a Petit Juror for the year 1906, page 8, Observer 1/5/1906

Brown, T. J. was drawn as a juror to serve in Common Pleas Court for week beginning 6/18, page 8, Observer, 6/5/1906

Brown, T. Jeff appointed as a Manager of Elections for Mount Bethel, Observer 10/23/1906, page 3; He died 11/1 at his home in Caldwell Township from typhoid fever with burial in Kings Creek. He was the son of the late Senator Thomas C. Brown, 30 years old, survived by wife who is the daughter of John C. Stone and three children, Observer 11/2/1906, page 8; T. J. Brown deceased personal property advertised for sale, Observer 11/30/1906, page 4

Brown, T. M. of Chapin had a shoot out with Dr. Rowland K. Smith 28 years old of Columbia, page 2, Observer 5/8/1906

Brown, T. Mrs. of Monroe NC visited her sister Mrs. E. O. Counts of Prosperity, Observer 5/31/1907, page 5

Brown, Tobe Mrs. of Monroe NC visited her sister Mrs. E. O. Counts, Observer 8/7/1906, page 5

Brown, Tom colored of No. 7 Township shot at his wife and lover, page 8, Observer 5/8/1906

Brown, W. C. Dr. and Mrs. visited J. Y. Thompson, page 5, Observer 2/23/1906

Brown, W. C. Dr. of Township No. 2 was a member of the executive committee of the Law and Order League, page 8, Observer 1/5/1906; W. C. Brown was drawn as petit juror for Common Pleas Court, page 8, Observer 2/13/1906; Dr. W. C. Brown was elected a member of the newly formed Mt. Bethel Lodge of the Farmers Educational and Co-operative Union of America, page 8, Observer 3/13/1906; He was one of 52 citizens who signed a letter of petition written by Alan Johnstone and sent to Gov. Ansel requesting a constable to enforce the Dispensary law in Newberry, Observer 4/19/1907, page 8; He was elected Vice-President of the Newberry Cotton Assoc. Observer, 7/16/1907, page 8; He was appointed to collect money to support the Cotton Association of Newberry SC in Township No. 2, Observer 10/15/1907, page 8

Brown, W. N. was selected as a Juror to serve in the Court of Common Pleas for the week beginning April 1, Observer 3/15/1907, page 8

Brown, W. R., J. F. Jacobs, C. W. Stone, L. B. Dillard, and J. Q. Phillips came from Clinton to attend the HUNT/GIBSON wedding. Their auto, a 4-seated Rambler, broke its sprocket wheel near the home of Mr. Gibson and the car had to be abandoned until a new wheel can be obtained from the factory, Observer 6/29/1906, page 8

Brown, Walter – Court of Sessions - assault and battery with intent to kill, continued, Observer 11/13/1906, page 8; Court of Sessions - pleaded guilty to the charge of assault and battery with intent to kill- fined $75 or 3 months on the chin gang or penitentiary, Observer 6/14/1907, page 4

Brown, Will testified at the Coroner’s Inquest of the death of Noah Ruff, Observer 3/8/1907, page 1

Brown, Willie colored was one of a group of men who killed and beat other colored in Florence SC, page 2, Observer 2/9/1906

Brown, Y. M. of Erskine College spent a few days at home in Prosperity, page 5, Observer 2/23/1906; of Erskine College, he spent the weekend at home in Prosperity, page 5, Observer, 5/4/1906; He returned to Erskine College, Observer 9/14/1906, page 1; He left for Erskine College, Observer 9/13/1907, page 5

Browne, J. F. Mrs. entertained the Sorosis on Monday afternoon, page 5, Observer 1/5/1906; She was hostess to Miss Toy Lathan of Little Mountain, page 5, Observer 3/23/1906; She will have a recital for her music class, program included with student’s names, page 8, Observer, 5/29/1906; She was visiting friends in Newberry, Observer 7/20/1906, page 1; Mrs. J. Frank Browne taught music in Prosperity. Her class gave a music recital at the Wise Hotel, students names listed, Observer 1/25/1907, page 8; She left Prosperity to attend the Jamestown Exposition, Observer 8/9/1907, page 8

Browne, J. F. was elected M of E of the Prosperity Lodge No. 149, Knights of Pythias, page 1, Observer 1/2/1906; J. F. Browne of Prosperity was visited by Mr. and Mrs. Browne of Johnston SC, page 8, Observer 2/2/1906; He was elected a member of the Board of Directors for the Bank of Prosperity, Observer 7/31/1906, page1; He was elected Master of Finance of the Knights of Pythias, Prosperity, for the coming year, Observer 1/1/1907, page 5; He attended the Bankers Convention in Charleston, Observer 6/28/1907, page 5; He was elected a Director and Cashier of Prosperity Bank at the annual meeting, Observer, 7/19/1907, page 8; He went to NC to visit his parents, Observer, 7/23/1907, page 8; He was elected to the office of ME of the Knights of Pythias for the coming year; was elected to the office of JW for the Prosperity Masons for the coming year, Observer 12/20/1907, page 1

Browne, John Mr. and Mrs. of Johnston SC visited their brother J. F. Browne of Prosperity, page 8, Observer 2/2/1906

Browne, Leila Miss taught at Newberry School District No.42 in Kinards, Observer 12/10/1907, page 1

Browne, Mrs. visited Miss Olivet Cline of Concord NC at the Wise Hotel, page 5, Observer, 6/19/1906

Browne, Sidi H. was the presiding elder at the Rutherford Campground in the early years of Newberry County Methodism, Observer 1/29/1907, page 1

Browne, W. G. Dr. optician advertised he would be at the Wise Hotel in Prosperity all week and at Little Mountain the next week, Observer 10/8/1907, page 8

Browning, A. A. Captain of Hampton SC died, Observer 10/30/1906, page 1

Browning, George of Goldville accepted a position with the treasury department in Washington DC, Observer 8/20/1907, page 8

Browning, Lee Hagood married Miss Grace Hughes in Columbia on 6/25/1907, Observer 6/25/1907, page 8

Bruce, R. C. who sold insurance in Newberry for 2 years left for Vanderbilt Univ. in Nashville TN where he will study medicine, Observer 2/5/1907, page 8; He is home in Newberry for the summer, Observer 5/10/1907, page 8; Returned to Nashville TN Medical School, Observer 9/13/1907, page 8

Brunson, George arrested in Columbia for receiving and transporting liquor, Observer 3/8/1907, page 8

Brunson, James colored was shot and killed by Martha Memminger colored, inquest; Observer, 7/5/1907, page 1

Brunson, Joel E. his stand on SC issues in the campaign for Governor, Observer 6/22/1906, page 1 & 3; Observer 7/3/1906, page 2; Campaigning in Newberry, Observer 8/17/1906, page 1; He was struck by A. C. Jones at a political rally, Observer 8/24/1906, page 1

Bryan, George D. attended the Masonic Banquet, Observer 6/26/1906, page 8

Bryan, George T. of Greenville is the father of twins, page 8, Observer 2/16/1906

Bryan, Joseph J. 93 years old died at his home in Anderson County, Observer 12/31/1907, page 5

Bryan, W. J. was scheduled to speak at the 4th of July celebration being held at Platt National Park in Indian Territory, Observer 6/28/1907, page 4

Bryan, William Jennings, twice ran for President in US arrived in NY from Europe and gave a speech, (Included speech) Observer 9/3/1906, page 5

Bryant, Allen Dr. 25 years old representative of the Richmond paper manufacturing Co. was killed in a train accident at Greensboro NC, Observer 10/22/1907, page 8

Bryant, Cleve of ALA was arrested in Spartanburg on bigamy charges. He has no less than 5 wives, Observer 11/5/1907 page 6

Bryant, John white of Charleston killed Mitchell, colored, in self-defense, Observer 1/22/1907, page 3

Bryant, Mattie Mrs. Assaulted by Prince Barton at Graniteville SC. The assailant is in the Aiken jail, Observer 8/28/1906, page 1

Bryant, R. F. Mrs. returned to her home in Orangeburg after visiting her sister Mrs. William Johnson and brother Dr. J. M. Kibler of Newberry. Her son William entered Newberry College, Observer 9/27/1907, page 8

Bryant, William was the son of Mrs. R. F. Bryant. He entered Newberry College this term. He was the nephew of Mrs. William Johnson and Dr. J. M. Kibler of Newberry. Observer 9/27/1907, page 8

Bryce, James England’s Ambassador to the US, short BIO and Photo, Observer 1/8/1907, page 6

Buchanan, James President – short Bio and Portrait, Observer 9/6/1907, page 1

Buchanan, Luke colored and a colored girl were burned to death in a barn fire in Clio SC, Observer 8/2/1907, page 2

Buchanan, Marshall of Mount Olive Mississippi was killed while arresting Wheeling King, Observer 1/1/1907, page 6

Buck, George Montgomery of NY married Carrie Peyton Wheeler, daughter of General Wheeler, on 10/2/1906 at the old plantation home in ALA, Observer 10/5/1906, page 1

Buck, J. L. Rev. of Lexington preached at Beth Eden and spent the night at H. H. Folk’s, page 2, Observer 2/23/1906

Buford, C. W. is the father of Miss Carrie Buford, a School teacher in Laurens, Observer 12/28/1906, page 8

Buford, Carrie Miss, School teacher at Shady Grove in Laurens was visiting her parents C. W. Buford, Observer 12/28/1906, page 8; She taught at Shady Grove School in Laurens, Classes were suspended due to an outbreak of diphtheria, Observer 1/25/1907, page 8; She accepted the position as teacher of Hurricane School next year, Observer, 7/16/1907, page 8

Buford, Fair – his health is greatly improved, Observer 10/9/1906, page 8

Buford, G. F. was drawn as petit juror for Common Pleas Court, page 8, Observer 2/13/1906

Buford, Kate Mrs. wife of William T. Buford and daughter of W. H. Eddy died of malarial fever near Bush River in Floyd Township on 9/15/1907 with burial at Fairview Church. She was the mother of 5 children and two preceded her in death. She was survived by husband, 3 children and aged parents, Observer 9/17/1907, page 8

Buford, M. M. Sheriff was paid by the County for the quarter ending Dec. 30, 1905 $146.87 for Sheriff, $172.27 for salary etc., $331.61 for salary and expenses, $82.25 for feeding prisoners, page 5, Observer 1/19/1906; M. M. Buford, Sheriff was accused of ‘winking at crime’, page 5, Observer 3/13/1906; M.M. Buford was elected as a delegate for the Confederate reunion at New Orleans on April 25, 26, 27 1906, page 4, Observer 4/3/1906; Sheriff Buford was in Columbia attending duties at Bar, page 8, Observer 4/6/1906; He returned from Atlanta with two prisoners, page 8, Observer, 5/1/1906; Captain M. M. Buford encountered a problem with his mules when approaching a trained bear (1880’s), story, Observer 9/28/1906, page 5; He attended the funeral of S. C. Barre, Observer 1/25/1907, page 8; M. M. Buford was one of 52 citizens who signed a letter of petition written by Alan Johnstone and sent to Gov. Ansel requesting a constable to enforce the Dispensary law in Newberry, Observer 4/19/1907, page 8; Sheriff M. M. Buford was seen walking along Lake View Park in Augusta. He was described as with a broad rimmed hat, brave moustache, steel-blue eyes, a Confederate soldier every inch of him, Observer, 6/28/1907, page 8; M. Muns Buford was mentioned in the book by Col. U.B. Brooks - "Butler and his Cavalry in the War of Secession" – born 2/13/1846 on Enoree River in Union County SC, joined CO. K 5th SC Cavalry 1862 – first time he had been more than 10 miles from home – He escorted Gen. Joseph E. Johnson at the surrender 4 miles west of Durham NC on 4/23/1865, Observer 11/26/1907, page 5; He emptied 35 gallons of liquor at the Court House square on Saturday morning in the presence of a crowd. Observer 12/10/1907, page 8

Buford, Robert Hayne 1 year old son of William T. Buford of the Bush River section died 8/30/1906 with Burial at Fairview Church, Observer 9/3/1906, page 4

Buford, Sallie Bell Miss was elected by James D. Nance Camp as their sponsor of the State Reunion of Confederate Veterans in Columbia on May 16, 17, 18, page 4, Observer 4/3/1906; She was visited by Miss Eleanor Duckett of Laurens, Miss Ora Bell of Arkansas and Miss Louella McMillan of Clinton, page 8, Observer, 6/12/1906; She is visiting relatives in Clinton, page 8, Observer, 6/19/1906; She was a guest of Mrs. A. B. Henry of Clinton, Observer 6/29/1906, page 8; She graduated from Boundary Street School on 6/7/1907, Observer 5/24/1907, page 8; She gave a Boundary Street School graduation essay at the Opera House on the subject of "The American Girl of Tomorrow", Observer 6/4/1907, page 8; She was home from Winthrop College for the holidays, Observer 12/24/1907, page 8

Buford, W. T. was selected to serve as a Grand Juror for the year 1906, page 8, Observer 1/5/1906; W. T. Buford was paid by the County for the quarter ending Dec. 30, 1905 $6.65, $23.41, page 5, Observer 1/19/1906; He harvested 900 bushels of oats and 120 bushels of wheat on a 4-horse farm, Observer 9/18/1906, page 8; He advertised for two croppers, Observer 1/25/1907, page 8; He advertised for 50 hands to pick cotton at 50 cents/hundred pound at his farm near Bush River Church, Observer 10/18/1907, page 8; He purchased 225 acres of land in Township No. 5 for $6200, Observer 11/5/1907 page 8

Buist, George Lamb Maj. Died in Charleston 5/31/1907, Observer 6/4/1907, page 5

Bullock, Helen of Elmira NY, national organizer of the Women’s Temperance Union, will make an address on Sunday, page 8 Observer 3/9/1906; She will be in town on Wednesday, page 8, Observer 3/20/1906

Bullock, Henry, colored, was shot and killed by Tom Wells, colored at Cross Hill, over a game of cards, page 2, Observer 1/2/1906; Henry Bullock, colored, was shot and fatally wounded by Mack Henderson colored on Thomas Garrett’s place in Laurens Co., Observer 8/10/1906, page 8

Bullock, Horace, colored, was shot and killed by Tom Wells, colored at Cross Hill, over a game of cards, page 2, Observer 1/2/1906

Bullock, Mary colored was shot in Laurens by Louisa Young colored, Observer 9/11/1906, page 2

Bullock, W. W. resigned his position at I. M. Smith & Bros. He will be a traveling salesman, page 5, Observer 1/5/1906; W. W. Bullock of Kinards is moving his family to Calhoun Street in Newberry, Observer 8/24/1906, page 8

Bullock, Will of Kinards was in Newberry, Observer 7/10/1906, page 8

Bulowe, T. L. of Ridgeway was elected Vice-President of the SC Agricultural Society, Observer 11/5/1907 page 5

Bunch, J. B. was mistaken for a turkey and killed by D. T. Allen, page 2, Observer 4/27/1906

Bunch, Jesse was given two years for manslaughter, page 1, Observer 4/17/1906

Bundren, John A. 101 years old married Miss Rose McGuire 100 years old in St. Louis MO. A long love story, Observer 4/23/1907, page 8

Bundrick, George W. a white man, was hanged for the murder of Farmer Schroder in GA, Observer 6/25/1907, page 5

Bundrick, W. D. was drawn for a Grand Juror to serve for next year, Observer 11/8/1907, page 8; He was selected as a member of the Grand Jury to serve in Sessions Court starting 1/28, Observer 1/11/1907, page 8

Bundy, Luke Mrs. of Cheraw was sick with typhoid fever. Three other members of her family have died from it and three others are sick with it, Observer 9/17/1907, page 6

Burch, Joab committed suicide in Marion Co., Observer 8/10/1906, page 2

Burch, John was shot and killed by Harry Hargrove at Eastman GA 12/26/1906, Observer 1/1/1907, page 1

Burdine, H. D. of NY was in town to visit friends, page 8, Observer 1/2/1906

Burgess, E. R. Rev. read the invocation at Bethlehem Church on Emancipation Day 1906, page 8, Observer 1/2/1906

Burkhardt, Bessie L. Miss 13-year-old daughter of John Burkhardt of Baltimore MD married John F. Foster 22 years old, Observer, 7/2/1907, page 2

Burns, Gary 12 year old son of B. C. Burns of Barksdale in Laurens County died after an appendectomy, page 4, Observer 1/16/1906

Burns, Herschel and Coley Cheny of Cochran GA were killed by Gordon McDonald on 12/25/1906, Observer 1/1/1907, page 6

Burns, J. L. was selected as a member of the Petit Jury to serve in Sessions Court starting 1/28, Observer 1/11/1907, page 8

Burns, Jesse L. bought a lot and wooden building on Main Street. He tore down the building and will build a two-story brick store. Work starts in July, page 8, Observer, 6/5/1906; Jesse L. Burns announced his candidacy for Magistrate of Townships 1 & 8 in Newberry County, Observer 6/22/1906, page 4

Burroughs, Hugh of Rock Hill will marry Miss Nina Colton of Union, a kinswoman of Mrs. George McWhirter of Newberry, Observer 10/19/1906, page 8

Burrows, Jenkins colored was hanged in Kingstree on Friday for the murder of Julian Wilson in his store on 10/13/ 1905, page 4, Observer 1/16/1906

BURTON SCHOOLHOUSE – located in No. 6 Township will be rebuilt this summer. A better site was chosen near the old site. J. M. Workman Jr. gave the site and $50. Palmer Lewis donated $50 and patrons will raise $250, page 8, Observer 4/13/1906; work on the new School; J. A. Burton donated an acre of land for the Burton School in Floyd Township, page 8, Observer, 6/8/1906; BURTON School House in Floyd Township has been completed. Dr. Senn donated $75 and J. M. Workman donated $50 and an acre of land and other liberals. Herbert Workman had the contract and did the work well. Miss Cooper Walkup of Ridgeway is the teacher, Observer 11/23/1906, page 8

Burton, Ben B. was murdered 4/27/1904 by Clarence Thrailkill, page 1 Observer 2/27/1906

Burton, Bessie attended the Burton/Sims wedding in Laurens, page 8, Observer, 6/15/1906; She visited Isoline Wyche in Prosperity, Observer 7/10/1906, page 8; She left for Winthrop College, Observer 9/18/1906, page 8; She left for Winthrop College, Observer 9/17/1907, page 8; She was home from Winthrop College for the holidays, Observer 12/24/1907, page 8

Burton, Bill colored of Silverstreet lost two mules by a tree blowing across the stable, Observer 9/25/1906, page 8

Burton, Cary colored who lived 2 miles north of Newberry town suffered heavy losses to arson. Two mules, stock – no insurance. Observer 12/20/1907, page 1

Burton, Dennis COURT OF SESSIONS – arson – continued, Observer 11/8/1907, page 8

Burton, Elizabeth Miss of Newberry is home from Winthrop College for summer vacation, page 8, Observer, 6/8/1906

Burton, Ernest colored was jailed for arson of the farm of Press N. Boozer near Mudlic, Observer 12/11/1906, page 8; Lewis Burton admits Ernest did not have anything to do with the arson, was implicated in arson by Lewis Burton colored, Observer 12/14/1906, page 1; released from jail, Observer 12/21/1906, page 8

Burton, Griffin, colored cotton picker on Arthur Werts farm in Silverstreet picked 304 pounds of cotton in one day, Observer 10/8/1907, page 8

Burton, Hattie Miss married A. D. Wilkerson on 7/4/1907 at Mollohon, the home of the bride officiated by Rev. J. T. Miller, Observer, 7/5/1907, page 8

Burton, Ira O. was appointed to the Board of registration, page 8, Observer 1/19/1906; I. O. Burton is a member of the Red Men, page 8 Observer 3/9/1906; He was selected as a police officer for the town. He is at present a member of the County Board of elections and will resign that post because of conflict of interests, Observer 3/8/1907, page 8; He resigned from the county board of registration, Observer 3/12/1907, page 8; I. O. Burton was a delegate from Newberry for the Great Council of Red Men at Chester on 4/9/1907, Observer 4/5/1907, page 8

Burton, J. A. advertised a pair of mules for sale, page 4, Observer 1/5/1906; J. A. Burton was drawn for Petit Juror of the January Court of General Sessions of Newberry, page 8, Observer 1/23/1906; J. A. Burton received a subpoena requiring his attendance at the Dispensary Investigating Committee, page 8, Observer 2/6/1906; J. A. Burton was elected a member of the Board of Governors at the formation of the Newberry Chamber of Commerce, page 5, Observer 3/20/1906; James A. Burton is the brother to Joseph F. Burton of Laurens, page 5, Observer 4/17/1906; J. A. Burton advertised real estate for sale; his place of business was on Main Street over the Summer Bros. Grocery store; telephone No. 57, page 4, Observer 5/18/1906; J. A. Burton donated an acre of land for the Burton School in Floyd Township, page 8, Observer, 6/8/1906; He advertised as Realtor, Observer 6/22/1906, page 5; advertised 45 pigs for sale, Observer 11/30/1906, page 4; He sold cotton for 18 cents/pound, Observer 1/15/1907, page 8; He owned the Buzhardt House, unoccupied. It was destroyed in the fire on 3/29/1907; loss was valued at $3000 with $1500 in insurance, Observer 4/2/1907, page 1; He was one of 52 citizens who signed a letter of petition written by Alan Johnstone and sent to Gov. Ansel requesting a constable to enforce the Dispensary law in Newberry, Observer 4/19/1907, page 8; J. A. Burton and C. J. Purcell bought 77 feet fronting on Main St. from R. C. Williams back 208 feet to Friend St. next to Copeland Bros. Lot, Observer 5/28/1907, page 8; He was an incorporator for the Highland Cotton Mill in northern suburbs of Newberry, Observer 10/29/1907, page 8

Burton, J. A. Jr. participated in the laying of the cornerstone of the 1st Baptist Church on 8/20/1907, Observer 8/23/1907, page 1

Burton, James A. attended the Burton/Sims wedding in Laurens, page 8, Observer, 6/15/1906; He plants no other cotton other than the long staple variety. His seed is sought by farmers far and wide, Observer 2/8/1907, page 8

Burton, Joseph F. of Laurens is brother to James A. Burton of Newberry, page 5, Observer 4/17/1906

Burton, Josie, colored cotton picker on Arthur Werts farm in Silverstreet picked 406 pounds of cotton in one day, Observer 10/8/1907, page 8

Burton, Lewis colored was jailed for arson of the farm of Press N. Boozer near Mudlic, Observer 12/11/1906, page 8; his story told to a reporter about the fire, Observer 12/14/1906, page 1; COURT OF SESSIONS arson of P. N. Boozer’s farm in No. 7 Township – guilty, sentenced to be hung on 12/13/1907, Observer 11/12/1907, page 8

Burton, Lewis was a ‘boarding student’ in Whitmire, Observer 9/20/1907, page 5

Burton, Mary Carlisle Miss came home from Winthrop College to spend a week. She stopped over in Columbia as a representative of her College in the centennial celebration of SC College, page 8, Observer 1/30/1906; She graduates from Winthrop College on June 5, page 8, Observer 5/18/1906; She graduates from Winthrop College this semester. Her father and aunt attended commencement, James A. Burton and Miss Mary L. Burton, page 8, Observer 6/5/1906; She is home from Winthrop College for summer vacation. She graduated this semester, page 8, Observer, 6/8/1906; She spent commencement at Newberry College with Miss Isoline Wyche and Miss Lois Goggans; She attended the Burton/Sims wedding in Laurens, page 8, Observer, 6/15/1906; She will teach in Orangeburg next semester, page 8, Observer, 6/19/1906; Mary Carwile Burton is spending time at Chick Springs, Observer 7/17/1906, page 8; She teaches School in Orangeburg, Observer 9/14/1906, page 8; She taught at Orangeburg City Schools and was home for the holidays, Observer 12/24/1907, page 8

Burton, Mary L. visited Mrs. W. W. Sullivan of Anderson, Observer 7/3/1906, page 8; She was assigned to teach 3rd grade in the Boundary Street School, Observer 9/25/1906, page 8; She will teach at Boundary Street School for the coming School term, Observer, 6/14/1907, page 8

Burton, Mary Miss had a tenant house lost to lightening, Observer 4/23/1907, page 8; She was assigned to teach 30 students of the 3rd grade - section A - at Boundary Street School, Observer 9/24/1907, page 8; She taught at Newberry graded School, District No. 1, Observer 12/10/1907, page 1

Burton, N. N. Rev. returned to his home at Batesburg SC. Miss Sue Burton and Mrs. Burton already left. Miss Sallie May Burton will remain and teach at a Newberry School. A note of farewell to the community – ‘I am sorry I have incurred the displeasure’…page 8, Observer 1/16/1906; He started his Pastorate in Langley, page 8, Observer 3/30/1906

Burton, R. H. Mrs. was the daughter of George A. Sligh and sister to Miss Chrissie Sligh who married C. C. McWhirter – mother of 2 sons and 2 daughters; W. C. Sligh, and Mrs. Corrie Greneker. Observer 11/12/1907, page 8

Burton, R. H. of Beth Eden moved to a new home three years ago, page 5, Observer 1/12/1906; R. H. Burton spent a day visiting in Beth Eden section, page 2, Observer 2/23/1906; He was seen driving a fine pair of mules, Observer 2/22/1907, page 5; He has a new residence in a large oak grove. His piazza and yard are filled with lovely flowers. Observer, 8/6/1907, page 5

Burton, Rosa Lee Miss daughter of Joseph Floyd Burton of Laurens and niece of James A. Burton and Miss Mary Burton of Newberry will marry Robert Erwin Sims of Chester at the First Presbyterian Church of Laurens June 12 at 12:30, page 8, Observer 6/1/1906

Burton, Sallie Mae Miss will teach in a Newberry School, page 8, Observer 1/16/1906

Burton, Theodore E. Representative from Ohio, short Bio and Photo, Observer 9/28/1906, page 7

Burton, Thomas L. of NY of Asheville NC was a guest at the Pelham/Pool wedding, page 8, Observer 1/2/1906; Thomas L. Burton of NY arrived in Newberry, Observer 7/31/1906, page 8

Burton, Tom had a traveling ginnery. While working on J. W. Jacobs’ cotton the lint cotton in the press box caught fire from a spark from the engine and flames quickly enveloped a colored boy working at the press. He was severely burnt about the face and body. Small property loss, Observer 11/29/1907, page 8

Burton, Will a mill operative in Spartanburg refused vaccination, was tried, convicted and fined heavily. The fine was suspended on condition he allow his family to be vaccinated and had it done to himself, Observer 1/8/1907, page 5

Burty, J. F. of Greenville had an arm mashed so badly in a bread mixer that it was amputated to the shoulder, Observer 3/1/1907, page 1

Busby, S. M. will speak on ‘The Use of An Anchor’ at the Newberry College Commencement, page 8, Observer, 5/29/1906

BUSH RIVER BAPTIST CHURCH – presented their Pastor Rev. C. L. Dowell with a new suit as a Christmas present, page 8, Observer 1/2/1906;advertisement to business after Church services on Sunday, page 8, Observer 1/19/1906; Will host the Reedy River Union, page 5, Observer 4/17/1906; Bush River Sunday School will go to Columbia on a picnic excursion, page 8, Observer 4/20/1906; report of the Union meeting, page 8, Observer, 5/1/1906; The Pastor is Rev. C. D. Dowell who will exchange pulpits with the Pastor of Bethel Church, Observer 7/13/1906, page 8

Bush, John A. name was drawn to be a juror in the Court of Common Pleas beginning June 17, Observer 6/4/1907, page 8

Bush, W. W. Court of Sessions, disposing of property under lien - continued, Observer 11/13/1906, page 8

Bushardt, J. B. was a participant in the junior oratorical preliminary contest, June 1907, of Newberry College "American Liberty", Observer 5/28/1907, page 5

Bussey, Elizabeth J. widow of John C. Bussey was awarded $15,000 in wrongful death suit, Observer 10/15/1907, page 2; She received the largest settlement recorded in Edgefield – settlement in favor of plaintiff Mrs. Elizabeth J. Bussey against C&WC RR for $16,269.55, Observer 11/26/1907, page 2

Butler, Clarence colored 17 years old who resides on the plantation of W. H. Sanders at Old Town was arrested for body assault on the 16 year old daughter of Lewis Jesse colored who resides at John R. Spearman’s farm in Floyd Township, page 8, Observer 1/12/1906; Clarence Butler - Court of Sessions – rape, continued, Observer 11/13/1906, page 8

Butler, J. Allen, colored, shot and killed Charley Parker, colored, at Snellings in Barnwell County, page 2, Observer 1/2/1906

Butler, John elected as a delegate for the Republican State Convention, Observer 8/7/1906, page 8

Butler, John W. Major, a well known drummer to Newberry married Miss Alice Meetze of Lexington on 6/14/1907 officiated by Rev. W. H. Hiller. Major Butler is a 1-legged Confederate Veteran with a cork leg which he aptly uses, Observer 6/21/1907, page 8

Butler, Thomas Dr. of Hazelburst MS was killed by one of his patients, Observer 12/11/1906, page 1

BUZHARDT HOUSE owned by J. A. Burton, unoccupied, was destroyed in the fire on 3/29/1907; loss was valued at $3000with $1500 in insurance, Observer 4/2/1907, page 1

Buzhardt, Adolph was visited by his mother Mrs. Nerve Buzhardt, Observer 3/19/1907, page 5

Buzhardt, Adolphus of near Hartford Academy was cut up badly at the merry-go-round in the Laundry yard by George and Walter Koon and Frank Stukes. It took 40 stitches to close the wounds. Observer 7/3/1906, page 8; Walter Koon has been captured but the other two are still at large, Observer 9/3/1906, page 8; He was caught selling liquor. He demanded a jury trial which he was given, Observer 8/6/1907, page 8; He was acquitted of the charges, Observer 8/9/1907, page 8

Buzhardt, B. T. was drawn by the commission to serve at a special term of one week of civil court starting 4/29, Observer 4/16/1907, page 8

Buzhardt, C. O. was drawn as petit juror for Common Pleas Court, page 8, Observer 2/13/1906

Buzhardt, Caleb D. deceased - personal estate advertised for settlement by Henrietta T. Cannon, Observer 7/10/1906, page 4

Buzhardt, Caleb married Miss Bee Lominick, daughter of Pet Lominick on 10/23/1907 at Unity Church officiated by Rev. Ira S. Caldwell. Observer 10/25/1907, page 8

Buzhardt, Christopher of Newberry married Miss Pearl Shull of Columbia 1/10/1907 at the home of the bride’s parents W. J. Shull, officiated by Rev. C. A. Freed, Observer 1/15/1907, page 8

Buzhardt, J. B. will represent Newberry College in Greenville in the inter-collegiate tennis contest as executive committee man, Observer 11/12/1907, page 8

Buzhardt, Lillian May Mrs. 20-year-old wife of J. M. K. Buzhardt and daughter of W. J. Shull died 12/10/1906 at the home of her father. She had been married about 1½ years. She was born in Columbia. Survived by a 9-day-old son, parents Julian Shull and wife, three sisters: Ethel, Pearl and Lucile Shull. Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery in Columbia, Observer 12/11/1906, page 8

Buzhardt, Lillie Miss of Greenwood married R. S. Wilson last Tuesday at Phoenix, page 8, Observer 2/9/1906

Buzhardt, Lizzie Mae Miss of Newberry visited Mrs. O. M. Buzhardt of Greenwood, page 8, Observer, 6/8/1906

Buzhardt, M. H. was elected as a delegate of the State Reunion of Confederate Veterans in Columbia on May 16, 17, 18, page 4, Observer 4/3/1906

Buzhardt, Nerve Mrs. visited her son Adolph Buzhardt, Observer 3/19/1907, page 5

Buzhardt, O. M. Mrs. of Greenwood was visited by Miss Lizzie Mae Buzhardt of Newberry, page 8, Observer, 6/8/1906

Buzhardt, O. M. was the guest of J. C. Counts family, page 5, Observer, 6/8/1906; O. M. Buzhardt announced his candidacy for Auditor of Newberry County, Observer 6/22/1906, page 4

Buzhardt, W. L. was drawn for a Grand Juror to serve for next year, Observer 11/8/1907, page 8

Buzzard, D. W. was paid by the County for the quarter ending Dec. 30, 1905 $3, page 5, Observer 1/19/1906

Buzzard, Emma’s Homeplace is located in the Hartford section, page 1, Observer 1/2/1906

Buzzard, John S. deceased - at his late residence – a large sale on Nov. 23 of likely Negroes - in the Newberry Mirror edition Oct. 31, 1855, Observer 8/24/1906, page 5

Byers, L. F. killed his son-in-law Oliver Lanahan and was sentenced to life in prison, Observer 9/13/1907, page 8; new trial granted, Observer 9/24/1907 page 1

Bynum, Annie Miss will teach in Florence SC, Observer 9/7/1906, page 8; She taught at Florence graded School – is a sister of W. C. Bynum, Observer 12/24/1907, page 8

Bynum, W. C. who is Principal of a Bennettsville School is home for the summer vacation, page 8, Observer, 5/29/1906; He was a Newberry man. He was appointed Superintendent and Principal of Georgetown School. Observer 4/23/1907, page 8; also, Observer 5/24/1907, page 8; W. C. Bynum superintendent of Georgetown Schools left to begin the School year, Observer 9/24/1907, page 8; Home for the holiday; Is a brother of Miss Annie Bynum, Observer 12/24/1907, page 8

Byrd, Joe a white man was sentenced to 10 years in the penitentiary for robbing stores in Iva, Observer 1/22/1907, page 1

Byrd, S. C. Rev. is the new President of Chicora College Greenville, page 4, Observer, 5/4/1906

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