1924 Observer
Newspaper abstracts by Edith Greisser
Newberry County, South Carolina Genealogy Trails

Babb, E. V. Mrs. hosted a social, details, Observer 10/17/1924, p1; had a T&A, Observer 12/5/1924, p8
Babb, Earl V. Rev. was conferred the degree of Dr. of Divinity at 1924 commencement exercises of Newberry College. Observer 6/13/1924, p1; he and his wife were pounded by the congregation. Observer 12/19/1924, p1

Bacon, Joe colored – a story of how he got a job as porter on the RR, Observer 9/23/1924, p2

Bailey Carrie Miss was the first wife of William Luther Boozer. Her surviving children were Mrs. W. S. Nobles and W. D. Boozer. Observer 6/24/1924, p1

Bailey, May Ann Miss was the second wife of William Luther Boozer. Her surviving children were A. P. Boozer and Ms. Victoria Boozer. Observer 6/24/1924, p1

Bains, Julia Mrs. was the niece to Mrs. Melissa Perry who died 2/6/1924, cousin to Mrs. Oscar Vaughn, Mrs. C. J. Zobel and R. C. Perry of Newberry, J. B. Perry of Saluda and G. P. Perry of Johnston SC. Observer 2/8/1924, p8

Baker, Clarence COURT pleaded guilty to selling whiskey; paid $50 fine, Observer 11/14/1924, p6; COURT violation of the prohibition law; pleaded guilty; 12 months and a fine of $500; after serving 30 days the rest of the sentence suspended on good behavior, Observer 12/5/1924, p1

Baker, Mrs. of Wadesboro NC was the sister to Mrs. Minnie B. Holmes who died 1/2/1924, Mrs. Dissoway of Atlanta GA, Miss Ada Schenck of Hickory NC and William C. Schenck of Newberry SC. She was the aunt to Owen Holmes of Newberry and Nicholas Holmes of Greensboro NC, Observer 1/4/1924, p5

Baker, Ralph kept his New Year’s resolution of being punctual at Rotary Club meetings, Observer 1/11/1924, p1

BAKE-RITE BAKERY – ADVERTISEMENT – part of the Boost Newberry Campaign, Observer 3/4/1924, p3

Baldwin, Frances Miss helped to save Irby Goree, details, Observer 8/12/1924, p8

Ballard, W. B. Mrs. was the daughter of Mrs. Mary Masters who died April 6, 1924 and sister to James Masters, Mrs. J. H. Croft and Mrs. Eugene Smith, all of Newberry. Observer 4/8/1924, p8

Banks, Lila Miss married Roscoe Buzhardt on 11/2/1924 at the ARP Parsonage at Newberry. The groom is from the Unity section of Newberry County and is engaged in the sawmill business and the bride is a resident of Newberry. Observer 11/4/1924, p1

BAPTIST – elected officers and teachers for West End Baptist Church; names given; details given, Observer 1/15/1924, p6; success of O’Neall Street Church supper, Observer 2/1/1924, p1; about the Washington's Birthday celebration for the young people at the Fellowship room of the Church, details, Observer 2/26/1924, p4; about the adult class No. 17 of O’Neall Street Church, details, Observer 2/26/1924, p6; about the men's convention of the South Carolina Baptist Church, Observer 3/18/1924, p2; the laymen plan a big Program for Sunday, March 30; names of all the Newberry Baptists to attend the convention in Columbia. Observer 3/28/1924, p1; photograph of West End Baptist Church, Observer 4/11/1924, p5; resolutions of WEST END BAPTIST congregation, Observer 6/3/1924, p4; Rev. Earl V. Babb was conferred the degree of Dr. of Divinity at 1924 commencement exercises of Newberry College. Observer 6/13/1924, p1; program for the Reedy River Association meeting, Observer 6/24/1924, p8; an all-day rally for the Baptist Church will be at Willowbrook Park on September 14; the program was included in the paper. Observer 9/9/1924, p3; an urgent call to Reedy River Assoc. members, Observer 11/14/1924, p1

Barfield, Annie Miss married Ellis Boland both of Newberry on 11/15/1924 at the home of the groom’s father, G. D. Boland, officiated by Rev. B. H. Harvey. The couple will live with the groom’s parents. The bride is the daughter of J. A. Barfield of Newberry. Observer 11/21/1924, p1

Barnes, Carrie Miss married James Attaway on 11/16/1924 at Mayer Memorial Lutheran Parsonage officiated by Rev. W. H. Dutton. The bride was the daughter of E. M. Barnes and the groom was the son of Mr. Attaway of ’96. Observer 11/18/1924, p5

Barnes, Rachel of Clinton celebrated her 90th birthday with about 40 of her nearest relatives, Observer 3/18/1924, p8

Barnes, W. C. PHOTOGRAPH – advertisement that he was a salesman for Prosperity Furniture Co. Observer 1/11/1924, p1; he accepted a position with the Gibbs Machinery Company of Columbia and expects to move his family to Columbia about June 1. Observer 2/19/1924, p1

Barnett, Annie Mrs. who works for Haltiwanger & Carpenter Co. in Newberry attended the Gossard School of Corsetry in Atlanta GA, Observer 8/5/1924, p8

Barre, C. P. 63-year-old farmer living near Newberry was bored by a vicious Jersey bull on his lot April 17 and received a very big gash, which required several stitches. Observer 4/25/1924, p5

Barre, Catherine Mrs. was confined 10 days with sickness, Observer 9/9/1924, p2

Barre, J. A. will marry Miss Caro Efird January 1925. The bride was the daughter of Judge C. M. Efird, Observer 12/23/1924, p3

Bartley, R. B. suffered the death of his infant son on 7/22/1924, Observer 7/25/1924, p8

Bates, Ryal colored the old ‘lamplighter’ had six hens and seven eggs on Sunday morning, Observer 2/12/1924, p8; he was now the colored janitor at the Opera House; the same hen laid two eggs three days after the first event. The eggs were given to Policeman Livingston to feast on. Observer 2/15/1924, p1

Baxter, J. Carroll of Newberry was released on a $500 Bond, a warrant on him and four others for transporting liquor in the bus used for transportation and owned by Mr. Boland. Wilbur R. Gauntt posted the Bond money, details, Observer 2/19/1924, p1

Baxter, John H. heard a musical program from Porto Rico on his radio at Newberry, Observer 2/1/1924, p1

Baxter, Lucille Miss married M. H. Glymph on 12/27/1924 officiated by Rev. C. E. Thomas, Observer 12/30/1924, p1

BAXTER, P. F. & SON, UNDERTAKERS– ADVERTISEMENT – part of the Boost Newberry Campaign, Observer 3/4/1924, p2

Bazel, Walter ‘Bill’ COURT, house breaking and larceny – TRUE BILL, Observer 11/25/1924, p5

Beach, Martin a white man of Newberry was arrested for violating the prohibition law. Details of the arrest were given in the article; placed in jail. Observer 8/29/1924, p5

Beall, Warren C. of Columbia married Miss Jesse Mae Ward of Newberry on 3/1/1924 at the West End Baptist Parsonage officiated by Rev. C. E. Thomas. They will live in Columbia SC. Observer 3/7/1924, p1

Bearden, Elizabeth Miss of Toms Brook VA was the grand daughter of Dr. Robert L. Luther and his wife Miss Elizabeth Katherine Stone.  Observer 11/14/1924, p1

Bearden, George S. Mrs. of Toms Brook VA was the daughter of Dr. Robert L. Luther and his wife Miss Elizabeth Katherine Stone – married in 1861. She was the sister to Miss Lila Luther of Prosperity SC, E. W. Luther of Columbia SC, R. P. Luther of Vicksburg MS, J. D. Luther of Prosperity. She was the aunt to Miss Elizabeth Bearden of Toms Brook VA, Miss Margery Luther, Mrs. William Czarnitski and Watson Luther of Columbia. Observer 11/14/1924, p1

Bearden, George S. wrote a four column article on his trip to the northern states and Canada. Observer 7/15/1924, p3

Beck, Jessie Lee Miss of Aiken married Eugene S. Berrie on 12/25/1923 at the home of the bride officiated by Rev. Foreman. They will rent at the home of H. H. Abrams. Observer 1/1/1924, p5

Beckham, Marie was a patient in a Columbia Hospital, Observer 12/16/1924, p2

Bedenbaugh, Aldon B. Mrs. of Prosperity was taken to Columbia SC for surgery, Observer 1/8/1924, p3; she was discharged from the Hospital, Observer 1/22/1924, p5

Bedenbaugh, B. W. Mrs. was the daughter of Mrs. H. W. Bowles who died 8/31/1924; niece to Mrs. Proctor of Greenwood and sister to H. W. Bowles Jr., W. Henry Bowles and Albert E. Bowles. Observer 9/2/1924, p5

Bedenbaugh, C. B. of Prosperity had a T&A by Dr. Neely in Newberry, Observer 8/12/1924, p2

Bedenbaugh, Fannie Mrs. died recently and her funeral was conducted at St. Mark's Lutheran Church near Saluda, details, Observer 2/29/1924, p5

Bedenbaugh, Frances Miss of Prosperity hosted a social, Observer 9/9/1924, p1

Bedenbaugh, Hazel daughter of Mrs. G. D. Bedenbaugh of Prosperity celebrated her 9th birthday with a party, details, Observer 8/19/1924, p1

Bedenbaugh, J. Willie and wife of Prosperity brought their children Lindsay Bedenbaugh and Martha Lester Bedenbaugh to Newberry for tonsil removal, Observer 11/28/1924, p1

Bedenbaugh, James Arthur of Prosperity celebrated his 10th birthday with a party, Observer 5/6/1924, p5

Bedenbaugh, John B. of Prosperity Masonic Lodge No. 115 died 6/7/1923 – COPY OF RESOLUTIONS OF RESPECT and Observer 2/22/1924, p4

Bedenbaugh, L. W. was elected a Director of the People’s National Bank of Prosperity for 1924, Observer 1/15/1924, p1; he was re-elected Warden of Prosperity for 1925, Observer 12/9/1924, p1

Bedenbaugh, Lillie Miss had surgery in Columbia, Observer 7/15/1924, p1

Bedenbaugh, Louise Miss had a T&A, Observer 9/9/1924, p1; she was elected 1925 vice-president of the Newberry County District Luther League, Observer 12/16/1924, p2

Bedenbaugh, M. C. Mrs. was taken to the Columbia Hospital for treatment, Observer 8/12/1924, p2

Bedenbaugh, M. W. renewed his subscription to the Observer for the 32nd year. Observer 4/22/1924, p1

Bedenbaugh, Mary Miss was in Columbia last week for a short course at Chicora College For Girls in the home demonstration work. Observer 6/24/1924, p1

Bedenbaugh, T. B. is a patient at the Columbia Hospital where he had surgery; he was accompanied by his son Dr. J. I. Bedenbaugh, Observer 11/18/1924, p1; he returned home to Prosperity, Observer 12/9/1924, p1

Bedenbaugh, T. B. Mrs. was a patient in the Columbia Hospital, Observer 12/23/1924, p5

Bedenbaugh, W. L. lost a valuable mule on his farm near Pomaria on December 17. He stated that the mule's death was caused by the eating of green wet corn. Observer 12/23/1924, p8

Bell, B. B. and family moved from 2110 Brown St. to 2119 Brown St. Observer 11/18/1924, p1

Bell, R. B. Mrs. was the sister to Mrs. Ellie Gertrude Reddick who died 10/5/1924, Miss Daisy Warren, Miss Inez Warren and Mrs. Maud Clockton. She was the aunt to Miss Grace Reddick. Observer 10/7/1924, p4

Berley, Willy Mrs. of Blairs was the sister of J. P. Adams who died 3/6/1924 and T. P. Adams of Blairs, John C. Adams of Newberry, Mrs. Cornelia Willingham of Newberry, Mrs. Lila Reese of Newberry, Mrs. Lucy Adams of Leesville and Mrs. Clara Dawkins of Blairs and Mrs. Texanna Darby of Blairs. She was the aunt to Miss Eunice Adams of Pomaria, W. E. Adams of Newberry, L. T. Adams of Newberry, C. F. Adams of Pomaria, Johnny J. Adams and Olin J. Adams of Asheville North Carolina, A. W. Adams of Pomaria, E. J. Adams of Pomaria and Mrs. Viola Richardson of Pomaria. Observer 3/7/1924, p1

Berlowitz, M. Mrs. her home was found to be on fire on 12/2/1924. A. R. Erwin, a professor at Whitmire rushed to the house, knocked the door open, informed the mother of the fire and took two of her children, one under each arm, out to safety. Details, Observer 12/9/1924, p1

Berrie Miss the home demonstration agent had a tonsillectomy on May 19, 1924. Observer 5/20/1924, p8

Berrie, E. S. Mrs. was taken to the Columbia Hospital on 1126/1924 with appendicitis. She was accompanied by her husband and Miss Daisy Berrie, Observer 11/28/1924, p1; she was recovering from her appendectomy, Observer 12/2/1924, p5

Berrie, Eugene S. married Miss Jessie Lee Beck of Aiken on 12/25/1923 at the home of the bride officiated by Rev. Foreman. They will rent at the home of H. H. Abrams. Observer 1/1/1924, p5

Berrie, Florence Miss had typhoid fever but was improving, Observer 7/18/1924, p8

Berry, Mary Simmons Mrs. 75 years old died last week at the home of her daughter in Branchville. Observer 12/2/1924, p2

Best, William B. 14 years old Columbia High School student was fatally wounded by an accidental shooting. Observer 4/8/1924, p2

Betchman, Joby 14 years old of 1402 Milligan Street was the youngest barber in SC, Observer 12/30/1924, p8

Betsil, Kathleen Miss married J. L. Culler of Gaffney at the O’Neall Street Methodist Church Parsonage on 9/10/1924 officiated by Rev. W. F. Gault. Observer 9/12/1924, p3

Bickley, Henry E. and wife suffered the death of their 5-months old son Lester Edward Bickley on 2/4/1924 of measles and pneumonia. Burial was at the New Mission Church. Both parents were confined with measles and pneumonia at the home at 127 Piedmont St. in the Mollohon Mill section, Observer 2/5/1924, p5

Biggerstaff, Lloyd of Asheville NC married Miss Mae Wheeler of Saluda SC on 8/3/1924 at the home of the bride’s mother Mrs. G. C. Wheeler officiated by Rev. John J. Long. Observer 8/15/1924, p5

Biggerstaff, Mallie Miss of Pomaria married Charlie Taylor of Mill Springs NC on 11/8/1924 by Clerk of Court J. D. Wheeler at his office, Observer 11/11/1924, p8

Birge, S. S. was elected a Director of the Bank of Prosperity for 1924, Observer 1/15/1924, p1

Bishop, Alice Mrs. married James Potter on 8/11/1924 at the groom’s home in No. 11 Township officiated by Magistrate O. A. Felker. Observer 8/15/1924, p8

Bishop, E. J. of Greenville SC was the son of Mrs. Nancy E. Bishop who died 10/9/1924; nephew of T. D. Jones and brother to Mrs. Perry W. Turner, Observer 10/10/1924, p2

Bishop, Nancy E. Mrs. 72 years old died 10/9/1924 at the home of her daughter Mrs. Perry W. Turner 622 Lyles St. West End. She was survived by her daughter, a son E. J. Bishop of Greenville SC and a brother T. D. Jones of Newberry. Observer 10/10/1924, p2; CARD OF THANKS, Observer 10/17/1924, p1; Obituary: 1/12/1853 – 10/9/1924; Burial was beside her husband at Tabernacle Methodist Church. Surviving were children: Mrs. Lillie Gardner of Illinois, Mrs. P. W. Turner of Newberry and Emory Bishop of Greenville; a sister Mrs. T. C. Dennis and a brother T. D. Jones, Observer 10/17/1924, p6

Black, E. J. Mrs. was the sister to Captain J. G. Jenkins who died 1/10/1924 and aunt to Mrs. W. H. Harrington of Raleigh NC, Ralph Scurry Jenkins of Greenwood and Dr. Joseph S. Jenkins of Union SC. Observer 1/11/1924, p3

Black, Frank O. of Saluda resigned as school supervisor to accept a position with the Federal Agricultural department, Observer 1/11/1924, p7; Frank O. Black of Saluda was a 1924 graduate earning a post graduate degree at Newberry College, Observer 6/6/1924, p1

Black, Hampton of Langley SC was the brother to Thomas C. Black who died 2/8/1924, Mrs. H. P., Wicker of Prosperity and J. B. Black of Prosperity SC. Observer 2/12/1924, p7

Black, Henry Jessie Rev. was conferred the degree of Dr. of Divinity at 1924 commencement exercises of Newberry College. Observer 6/13/1924, p1

Black, J. B. of Prosperity was the brother to Thomas C. Black who died 2/8/1924, Mrs. H. P., Wicker of Prosperity and Hampton Black of Langley SC. Observer 2/12/1924, p7

Black, N. L. was elected a Director of the Bank of Prosperity for 1924, Observer 1/15/1924, p1; he lives just across the Saluda River from Prosperity; he lost his gin house by fire on 12/7/1924; loss of $2500 with no insurance; bloodhounds were put on a trail and went to the house of Yancey Gantt who was arrested and placed in Saluda jail, Observer 12/9/1924, p1

Black, Thomas C.  45 years of age died at his home on 2/8/1924 seven miles south of Prosperity SC. Burial was in Corinth Cemetery. He was survived by his wife (Nee Anna Connolly) two children, a sister Mrs. H. P. Wicker of Prosperity and brothers J. B. Black of Prosperity and Hampton Black of Langley SC. Observer 2/12/1924, p7

Blackmon, George who has been in the National Sanatorium for some time had surgery on May 12, 1924 and was reported doing nicely. Observer 5/16/1924, p8

Blackmon, Gordon left on 1/29/1924 for the National Sanatorium in TN, Observer 2/5/1924, p8

Blackwell, Frank Young will marry Miss Nancy Elizabeth Hawkins on 7/21/1924 in Prosperity SC. The bride was the daughter of Samuel Berley Hawkins and she taught school at Marion SC for several years, Observer 7/25/1924, p1; all about the wedding, Observer 7/25/1924, p2

Blake, W. H. while doing brick work on the new Hotel in Marion SC had the misfortune to receive a skull fracture from a falling brick, Observer 12/19/1924, p2

BLALOCK, L. I. CLEANING-PRESSING– ADVERTISEMENT – part of the Boost Newberry Campaign, Observer 3/4/1924, p2

Blalock, L. I. was discharged after receiving Hospital treatment in Columbia, Observer 12/2/1924, p5

Blaton, George M. of McCormick SC was the brother to Mary Maude Proctor, Mrs. Jason F. Eargle of Saluda SC, Mrs. Sheppard Gardou and James Blaton of Atlanta GA. He was the uncle to Mrs. Brooks Peurifoy of Newberry, Mrs. James W. Henderson of Saluda County, Mrs. Florence Bledsoe of Newberry, Miss Maggie Proctor, Miss Lou Proctor, J. C. Proctor and Jason Proctor. Observer 12/19/1924, p1

Blaton, James of Atlanta GA was the brother to Mary Maude Proctor, Mrs. Jason F. Eargle of Saluda SC, Mrs. Sheppard Gardou and George M. Blaton of McCormick SC. He was the uncle to Mrs. Brooks Peurifoy of Newberry, Mrs. James W. Henderson of Saluda County, Mrs. Florence Bledsoe of Newberry, Miss Maggie Proctor, Miss Lou Proctor, J. C. Proctor and Jason Proctor. Observer 12/19/1924, p1

Blaustein, J. Selman of Baltimore will marry Miss Roberta Mann daughter of Joe Mann of Spartanburg SC. The Mann family lived in Newberry until a few years ago when they moved to Spartanburg. A lengthy article on the engagement party. Observer 7/11/1924, p6

Blease, Augustus Jr. COURT, house breaking and larceny – TRUE BILL, Observer 11/25/1924, p5

Blease, B. B. ‘Prosperity electrician’ and family moved to Saluda where he accepted similar work, Observer 11/18/1924, p1

Blease, Bertha Miss had married Julius R. Eison who died 1/22/1924. They had one son, Julius Blease Eison, Observer 1/25/1924, p8

Blease, Cannon G. – re-elected sheriff in the primary – CARD OF THANKS, Observer 8/29/1924, p4

Blease, Cole L. was elected senator in the second primary election. Observer 9/12/1924, p1

Blease, Colie colored COURT, house breaking and larceny – TRUE BILL, Observer 11/25/1924, p5; COURT, not guilty, Observer 12/5/1924, p1

Blease, Colie Miss hosted a social, details, Observer 1/1/1924, p1 & Observer 9/5/1924, p5

Blease, Elbert youngest son of Mrs. E. B. Blease of 308 Westfield St. Greenville SC died 1/20/1924 at Dallas TX. He was a Ford dealer in Cisco TX. He was survived by his mother, a brother C. M. Blease of Greenville SC, a sister Mrs. E. D. Puett of Los Angeles CA. Observer 1/25/1924, p5

Blease, Eugene Mrs. hosted a social, details, Observer 1/1/1924, p1

Blease, Eugene S. – a lengthy card stating he would not run for US Senate, Observer 7/8/1924, p4; he was made ‘Special Judge’ by the Governor, Observer 9/19/1924, p1; about his ‘court proceedings’ in Edgefield, Observer 11/7/1924, p2; he bought a Hudson coach, Observer 12/30/1924, p8

Bledsoe, Florence Mrs. of Newberry was the daughter of W. E. Proctor and his wife Mary Maude Blaton Proctor. She was the sister to Mrs. James W. Henderson of Saluda County, Mrs. Brooks Peurifoy of Newberry, Miss Maggie Proctor, Miss Lou Proctor, J. C. Proctor and Jason Proctor and niece to Mrs. Sheppard Gardou, Mrs. Jason F. Eargle of Saluda SC, George M. Blaton of McCormick SC and James Blaton of Atlanta GA. Observer 12/19/1924, p1

Blocker, Allen colored COURT, abduction; 5 years or a fine of $500, Observer 12/2/1924, p8

Bobb, Gertrude Miss of Prosperity SC is at her bungalow on Brown Street after teaching school in Columbia past term. Observer 5/13/1924, p1

Bobb, Luther Mrs. was the half sister to John Bunyan Sligh who died 10/24/1924, Thomas C. Sligh and Mrs. J. B. More. She was the sister to Mrs. G. I. Kinard, Mrs. C. O. Eargle and C. B. Sligh. Observer 10/28/1924, p8

Bobb, Phoebe Miss married Ira Jay on 2/17/1924 at the home of the bride officiated by Rev. C. E. Thomas, Observer 2/19/1924, p8

Bobb, V. G. and wife suffered the loss of their 3 months old son Vernon Rufus Bobb of Bronchial pneumonia at a Columbia Hospital on 2/9/1924 with burial in West End Cemetery. Observer 2/12/1924, p8

Bobo, B. P. a white man COURT - was tried for violation of the prohibition law and was acquitted. Observer 6/20/1924, p1; COURT, violation of the prohibition law – TRUE BILL, Observer 11/25/1924, p5; COURT pleaded guilty to violation of the prohibition law; sentenced to 1 year, Observer 11/28/1924, p1

Bobo, M. W. purchased a building in Spartanburg for $25,000 for the purpose of running a funeral home, details, Observer 12/23/1924, p6

Bodie, Middleton S. a veteran of the Spanish American War of Camp Joe Wheeler of Newberry County was elected color Sgt. of the post for 1924. Observer 7/1/1924, p1

Boggs, J. S. Star shortstop for Abbeville and one of the best in the Carolina League signed a contract to play with the Reading Pennsylvania club. He was offered $500 to sign, $400 a month. He is from Gastonia North Carolina. Observer 7/22/1924, p1

Boinest, Inez Lucile Miss daughter of Mrs. M. Boinest married Clarence Lee Sease on 7/26/1924. They will live at 26 Boulevard Circle, Atlanta GA. Observer 8/8/1924, p8

Boland, A. N. Mr. and Mrs. celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on 12/31/1923, details, Observer 1/4/1924, p2; more details, Observer 1/11/1924, p5

Boland, David and wife celebrated their 50th anniversary on 3/12/1924, details, Observer 3/21/1924, p2

Boland, Decie Miss of Little Mountain SC married Olin Slice of Chapin on 2/10/1924 at Mt. Tabor Parsonage officiated by Rev. J. L. Cromer, Observer 2/15/1924, p1

Boland, Ellis married Miss Annie Barfield both of Newberry on 11/15/1924 at the home of the groom’s father, G. D. Boland, officiated by Rev. B. H. Harvey. The couple will live with the groom’s parents. The bride is the daughter of J. A. Barfield of Newberry. Observer 11/21/1924, p1

Boland, Hoyt was awarded a prize at the State Fair for the best 10 ear exhibit prolific variety, Observer 10/28/1924, p1

Boland, L. P. Rev. moved to Kanapolis NC, details, Observer 9/19/1924, p1

Boland, Lera Miss married Forrest McCartha on April 20, 1924 at Mayer Memorial Lutheran Parsonage officiated by Rev. W. H. Dutton. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Alice Boland and the groom is the son of David McCartha. Observer 5/6/1924, p4

Boland, Mary Mrs. was the sister of Franklin Levy Lominack who died 8/25/1924 and aunt to R. L. Lominack, W. B. Lominack, W. P. Lominack, – E. Lominack, J. F. Lominack, Mrs. J. C. Chalmers and Mrs. G. W. Shealy. Observer 8/29/1924, p5

Boland, Sarah Miss hosted a social, details, Observer 8/22/1924, p3

Boland, Vertie Miss married LeRoy Singley on 1/27/1923 at Mayer Memorial Lutheran Parsonage officiated by Rev. W. H. Dutton. The bride was the daughter of Jacob Boland of Little Mountain and the groom was the son of Mrs. Dora Singley of West End. Observer 1/29/1924, p4; They will live in Newberry, Observer 2/1/1924, p1

Bolin, Joe a white man, was arrested 11/13/1924 and charged with gambling; released on a $5 Bond, Observer 11/14/1924, p1

Bollinger, Mr. of Gaffney was arrested by Ofc. Quattlebaum charged with operating a car while under the influence of Whiskey. He gave a $25 bond and left the city. Observer 4/8/1924, p8

Bonds, Rachel Mrs. 90 years old of Laurens County was the aunt to Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Livingston and Mrs. Mamie Eddy. Observer 5/6/1924, p8

Bonds, Vera Miss of Prosperity celebrated her 18th birthday with a party, details, Observer 11/25/1924, p1

Boone, Alex suffered bruises on his face and body as a result of a car accident, details, Observer 2/26/1924, p1

Boone, Dewey had a sprained left wrist, broken finger and a small skin wound at the top of his head as a result of a car accident, details, Observer 2/26/1924, p1

Booth, Carey and wife had a new daughter born 11/19/1924, Observer 11/21/1924, p1

Boozer, A. P. owner operator of several sawmills in the Elloree area was reported very ill, details, Observer 2/29/1924, p1; he was the son of William Luther Boozer who died June 22, 1924 and his wife Miss May Ann Bailey. He was the brother of Mrs. W. S. Nobles, W. D. Boozer and Ms. Victoria Boozer. Observer 6/24/1924, p1; A. P. Boozer had a Studebaker Roadster which was damaged by a Ford Sedan on 8/15/1924. When Mr. Boozer approached the driver of the Ford he was physically threatened with a hatchet. Details, Observer 8/19/1924, p1; his stock fixtures in the store formerly occupied by him were sold for the rent on the building due Mr. Klettner. The total amount of the sale with $301 and the rent due was $458. 59. Observer 9/12/1924, p1

Boozer, A. R. Mrs. was the daughter of Abraham McSwain Dominick who died April 13, 1924 and sister of Mrs. Dora Watts, Mrs. Joe Wilson, Mrs. L. H. Shealy, Mrs. L. F. Langford and John M. Dominick. Observer 4/15/1924, p1

Boozer, A. R. was elected a 1925 member of the Charity Committee of Amity Lodge No. 87, Observer 12/30/1924, p1

Boozer, A. Rhett connected with the J. W. Kibler company of Newberry for 20 years has severed his connection and will go to Laurens as salesman for the Dixie Flour & Grain Company. Observer 3/4/1924, p8

Boozer, Allen Hayne of Newberry was a 1924 graduate of Newberry College, Observer 6/6/1924, p1

Boozer, Benita Miss of Newberry was a 1924 graduate of Newberry College, Observer 6/6/1924, p1

Boozer, Eldridge Mrs. was the daughter of John J. Crooks who died 8/17/1924, niece to Mrs. J. D. Wheeler, Mrs. Sallie Tobin and Dawkins Crooks and sister to Grady Crooks, John Crooks, Tommie Crooks, Ray Crooks, Hughey Crooks, J. R. Crooks, Mrs. Lee Rankin and Mrs. Lewis Senn. Observer 8/19/1924, p5

Boozer, Eloise wrote of Winthrop College, Observer 10/28/1924, p1

Boozer, Esther Miss married Capers Bowers at the Methodist Parsonage in Prosperity SC on 12/23/1923 officiated by Rev. R. E. Sharpe, Observer 1/1/1924, p5

Boozer, George P. was critically ill from a stroke of paralysis, Observer 12/12/1924, p6

Boozer, H. M. Mrs. hosted a social, details, Observer 8/1/1924, p4

Boozer, Harry 16 years old son of Jacob Lawson Boozer died at the Columbia Hospital on June 26, 1924 following injuries received while swimming in one of the lakes around Columbia on June 25. He was a member of the ninth grade of the Newberry schools. He was on a visit to his uncle G. V. Boozer in Columbia. He was a big boy weighing 250 pounds and had lost two fingers last year in a sausage grinder at his father's grocery store on Main Street in Newberry. It was reported in Newberry that his back was broken when he jumped off of a jumping board in the lake where the water was only 4 feet deep striking the cement bottom and thereby breaking his back in several places. His parents had been at the Country Club and died not return home until very late. His body was taken to his home at 1617 Harrington St. He was survived by his parents and sisters Sarah, Mary, Dorothy and Betsy. Observer 6/27/1924, p1; burial was in Rosemont Cemetery, details, Observer 7/1/1924, p4

Boozer, Hayne 1924 graduate of Newberry College will leave on August 23, 1924 for Pembroke Georgia where he accepted work as assistant principal of the High School. Observer 8/15/1924, p8

Boozer, J. L. Jr. who has been in Pittsburgh for the past year has returned home to Prosperity SC. Observer 8/26/1924, p1

Boozer, J. R. Mrs. was the sister of Mrs. John T. Danielsen who died June 15, 1924 and Mrs. J. G. Hale.  She was the aunt of J. T. Danielsen Jr., Miss Blanche Danielsen, Miss Louise Danielsen and Heyward Danielsen Jr. Observer 6/17/1924, p8

Boozer, James V. married Miss Fredie Dawkins on 12/30/1923 at the Prosperity Baptist Parsonage officiated by Rev. C. W. Curley, Observer 1/1/1924, p5

Boozer, M. H. attempted to stop run-away mules on Main Street in Prosperity SC. He was knocked down and considerably bruised but no broken bones. Observer 1/18/1924, p1

Boozer, Maggie Miss taught in Maybinton, Observer 1/4/1924, p1

Boozer, Mollie Mrs. died at the home of her nephew John W. Long on July 5, 1924 after a lingering illness. Burial was in Bethel Eden Church Cemetery. Observer 7/8/1924, p1

Boozer, Pauline Miss she hosted a bridal shower, Observer 12/19/1924, p3

Boozer, Rebecca Miss married Gray Dickert on 12/25/1924 at the Oakland Baptist Church Parsonage officiated by Rev. W. H. Whaley. The honeymoon was in FL, Observer 12/30/1924, p5

Boozer, S. L. Mrs. was the daughter of Mrs. Mary Oxner Parrott who died 11/4/1924. She was the sister to Mrs. S. A. Price, Mrs. S. E. Amick, A. P. Parrott, Mrs. J. R. Glenn and Avery Parrott, Observer 11/11/1924, p3

Boozer, V. Y. Dr. his name was placed on the Christian Service Flag of Grace Lutheran Church in Prosperity, Observer 6/17/1924, p1

Boozer, Victoria Miss was the daughter of William Luther Boozer who died June 22, 1924 and his wife Miss May Ann Bailey. She was the sister of Mrs. W. S. Nobles, W. D. Boozer and A. P. Boozer. Observer 6/24/1924, p1

Boozer, Virgil married Miss Lucille Taylor on 12/23/1923 at the home of Mrs. E. P. Kibler officiated by Rev. James A. McKeown, Observer 1/1/1924, p5

Boozer, W. D. was the son of William Luther Boozer who died June 22, 1924 and his wife Miss Carrie Bailey. He was the brother of Mrs. W. S. Nobles, A. P. Boozer and Ms. Victoria Boozer. Observer 6/24/1924, p1

Boozer, W. J. Mrs. was the sister of Miss Rosannah Moore died May 23, 1924, M. C. Moore and Mrs. Elizabeth Kibler of Newberry County. Observer 5/27/1924, p2

Boozer, William Luther 73 years old died 6/22/1924 at his home in the Hartford section of Newberry with burial at Colony Church. His first wife was Miss Carrie Bailey; his second wife was the sister of the first wife, Ms. May Ann Bailey and the third wife was Miss Viney Moore who survives him. He was also survived by children: two of the first wife and two of the second – Mrs. W. S. Nobles, W. D. Boozer, A. P. Boozer and Ms. Victoria Boozer. Observer 6/24/1924, p1

Borders, Mattie F. Mrs. a white woman was arrested on July 17, 1924 at her home near Helena just outside the city limits when 2 ½ gallons of whiskey were found on her premises. She was released on $500 bond for her appearance at November term of court. Observer 7/22/1924, p1; COURT, violation of the prohibition law; guilty; 12 months and a fine of $400; after paying the $400 the rest of the sentence suspended on good behavior, Observer 12/5/1924, p1

Boring, John Rutledge Jr. of Waldo FL was a 1924 graduate of Newberry College, Observer 6/6/1924, p1

Borts, Charles Alten of Youngstown Ohio was a 1924 graduate of Newberry College, Observer 6/6/1924, p1

Bouknight, J. Gilder taught school at Live Oak FL, Observer 3/11/1924, p8

Bouknight, Pearl Miss of Newberry married J. Frank Wheeler of Prosperity on 11/9/1924 at St. Luke’s Parsonage officiated by Rev. E. H. Seckinger. The couple will live in Prosperity. Observer 11/18/1924, p5

Bouknight, Sallie M. Miss married M. B. Caldwell of Newberry on 12/11/1924 at the home of the bride in Saluda. They honeymooned in FL, Observer 12/16/1924, p2

Boulware, George R. a veteran of the Spanish American War and a member of Camp Joe Wheeler of Newberry County was elected junior vice-commander of the post for 1924. Observer 7/1/1924, p1

Boulware, James attended Camp Musgrove located 9 miles north of Clinton SC on Enoree River for a 2-weeks scouting activity, Observer 6/13/1924, p5

Bowers, A. J. Dr. now of Savannah GA will need surgery for gall stones, Observer 2/5/1924, p5; he was improving since surgery, Observer 2/8/1924, p4; he was accompanied by his sister Miss Janie Bowers and will stay in Newberry to recuperate. Observer 3/14/1924, p8; Dr. A. J. Bowers of Newberry was the brother of Mrs. Mary Wright who died 3/17/1924, J. Willie Bowers of Greenwood, Miss Janie Bowers of Springfield Georgia and Mrs. Seibie Wright of Newberry. He was the uncle to Z. F. Wright president of the Newberry Cotton Mill, Herman Wright cashier of the Exchange Bank of Newberry, Mrs. W. G. Houseal and Mrs. C. H. Cannon. Observer 3/18/1924, p8; he returned to Savannah Georgia to resume his duties as pastor of one of the Churches in that city. Observer 4/1/1924, p5; his name was placed on the Christian Service Flag of Grace Lutheran Church in Prosperity, Observer 6/17/1924, p1

Bowers, A. J. Jr. Mrs. hosted a social, details, Observer 5/2/1924, p2

Bowers, A. J. Jr. was not re-appointed as Postmaster for Newberry, Observer 1/25/1924, p1; recent election – CARD OF THANKS for support, Observer 8/29/1924, p4; he was the father of a new daughter born 9/9/1924, Observer 9/12/1924, p8; CARD OF THANKS, Observer 9/19/1924, p4

Bowers, Amelia Miss had an appendectomy, Observer 2/12/1924, p7

Bowers, B. L. and family of Little Mountain moved to Columbia, Observer 2/1/1924, p1

Bowers, Capers married Miss Esther Boozer at the Methodist Parsonage in Prosperity SC on 12/23/1923 officiated by Rev. R. E. Sharpe, Observer 1/1/1924, p5

Bowers, Clara Miss hosted a social, details, Observer 1/8/1924, p4; Observer 1/15/1924, p1 & Observer 5/6/1924, p5; Observer 7/15/1924, p4

Bowers, Cordelia Miss was a 1924 graduate of Prosperity High School, Observer 5/23/1924, p8

Bowers, E. W. was elected 1925 Junior Deacon of Prosperity Masons Lodge No. 115, Observer 12/16/1924, p2

Bowers, Estelle Miss graduated from the school of nursing at John Hopkins University in Baltimore Maryland last week. Observer 5/27/1924, p3

Bowers, Frances N. Mrs. 70 years old celebrated her 7th annual family reunion on July 24. A summary of the occasion and names of the people were given. Observer 7/29/1924, p1

Bowers, George married Miss Nancy Jane Cook on 1/13/1924 at the Prosperity SC Methodist Parsonage officiated by Rev. R. E. Sharpe. The bride was the daughter of J. Cal Cook, Observer 1/22/1924, p5

Bowers, Gladys Miss was a 1924 graduate of Prosperity High School, Observer 5/23/1924, p8

Bowers, J. L. Jr. CARD OF THANKS for the support given to him during the primary, Observer 9/2/1924, p5

Bowers, J. M. Mrs. of Boundary Street suffered the explosion of her oven on 1/6/1924 because of the extreme cold. Observer 1/8/1924, p1

Bowers, J. Willie of Greenwood was the brother of Mrs. Mary Wright who died 3/17/1924 and A. J. Bowers of Newberry, Miss Janie Bowers of Springfield Georgia and Mrs. Seibie Wright of Newberry. He was the uncle to Z. F. Wright president of the Newberry Cotton Mill, Herman Wright cashier of the Exchange Bank of Newberry, Mrs. W. G. Houseal and Mrs. C. H. Cannon. Observer 3/18/1924, p8

Bowers, Janie Miss of Springfield Georgia was the sister of Mrs. Mary Wright who died 3/17/1924, J. Willie Bowers of Greenwood, A. J. Bowers of Newberry and Mrs. Seibie Wright of Newberry. She was the aunt to Z. F. Wright president of the Newberry Cotton Mill, Herman Wright cashier of the Exchange Bank of Newberry, Mrs. W. G. Houseal and Mrs. C. H. Cannon. Observer 3/18/1924, p8

Bowers, Sadie Miss hosted a social, details, Observer 3/11/1924, p3

Bowers, Tom colored COURT, violation of the prohibition law; not guilty, Observer 12/2/1924, p8

Bowers, V. A. was elected 1925 Steward of Prosperity Masons Lodge No. 115, Observer 12/16/1924, p2

Bowles, Albert E. was the son of Mrs. H. W. Bowles who died 8/31/1924; nephew to Mrs. Proctor of Greenwood and brother to Mrs. B. W. Bedenbaugh, H. W. Bowles Jr. and W. Henry Bowles. Observer 9/2/1924, p5

Bowles, H. W. Jr. was the son of Mrs. H. W. Bowles who died 8/31/1924; nephew to Mrs. Proctor of Greenwood and brother to Mrs. B. W. Bedenbaugh, W. Henry Bowles and Albert E. Bowles. Observer 9/2/1924, p5

Bowles, H. W. Mrs. 78 years old died 8/31/1924 at her home in Silverstreet with burial at Baxter Memorial Cemetery. She was survived by her husband and children: Mrs. B. W. Bedenbaugh, H. W. Bowles Jr., W. Henry Bowles, Albert E. Bowles and a sister Mrs. Proctor, Observer 9/2/1924, p5

Bowles, J. L. Mrs. hosted a social, details, Observer 4/1/1924, p3 & Observer 10/17/1924, p1 & Observer 12/19/1924, p3

Bowles, Joseph Luckett Jr. will marry Mary Louise Rogers on 11/12/1924 at the Methodist Episcopal Church in Mullins SC. The groom was the son of Mrs. J. L. Bowles and the bride was the daughter of Mrs. Franklin Charles Rogers. Observer 11/4/1924, p8; about the wedding, Observer 11/25/1924, p5

Bowles, Mae Miss hosted a social, details, Observer 8/29/1924, p5

Bowles, W. Henry was the son of Mrs. H. W. Bowles who died 8/31/1924; nephew to Mrs. Proctor of Greenwood and brother to Mrs. B. W. Bedenbaugh, H. W. Bowles Jr. and Albert E. Bowles. Observer 9/2/1924, p5

Bowman, Charles Alexander 71 years old died June 5, 1924 at the home of his daughter Mrs. T. Roy Summer of 2113 Main St. with burial in Rosemont Cemetery. He was assistant postmaster of Newberry for years and was associated with the Newberry post office for 25 years, retiring at the age of 65 with a government pension. He was survived by daughters Mrs. Roy Summer and Mrs. G. C. Walter of Alabama. His wife died in 1922. Observer 6/10/1924, p5

BOY SCOUTS – 20 boys of Troop #2 with their scout master Howard Overby, were taken to the scout Campground 5 miles from town on the Whitmire highway by Mr. A. F. Bush in his Ford truck and trailer. At about 11:30 PM it started to rain. A few of the scouts took refuge in a neighboring barn and spent the rest of the night in sweet slumber on bags of fertilizer. It continued to rain and the Camp was abandoned and the boys were carried back to town by some of the kind parents. Observer 4/22/1924, p8; about 18 boys belonging to Troop #1 attended an Easter hike out to Lynch Woods where the scouts have a cabin. They spent two days doing their own cooking and cleaning up the grounds around the place and then headed back to Newberry town after having a most enjoyable time. Observer 4/29/1924, p3; Troop #1 held a short meeting on May 9. Announcements were made about summer Camp urging all to go. Observer 5/16/1924, p4; 14 members of Troop number one left for Camp Musgrove, the summer home of the Thornwell orphanage which is on Enoree River, 9 miles from Clinton. The Troop was under the leadership of Dowd Epting and were taken in the Mollohon Mill truck. Five members of Troop No. 2 and one member of the Troop in Prosperity left for Clinton by train. Camp Musgrove will be a joint Camp for all the Troops of Newberry, Laurens and Greenwood counties. The Camp will last for two weeks. Over 100 scouts will attend. Observer 6/13/1924, p5; at the Camp there were 99 boys and 10 officers. 215 people who visited the Camp during the day. Observer 6/17/1924, p5; the scouts of Troop one and Troop 2 Newberry returned home from Camp Musgrove. Some returned in a truck and others were taken by automobile to Clinton and then the rest of the way by train. All the boys were tanned and had an enjoyable time. Observer 6/27/1924, p5; in the scout parade in Clinton on Clinton's Day June 24, 1924, Troop #1 of Newberry, which was at that time Camping near Clinton, won the trophy for making the best appearance. The trophy was an American flag and flag staff. Observer 7/1/1924, p5; there were hopeful plans for a jamboree in the fall, Observer 8/1/1924, p8; Sheriff Cannon G. Blease presented a beautiful silk United States flag to the post of behalf of the Whitmire Boy Scout Troop number one. It will be recalled that this Troop won this flag for having sold the greatest amount of bonds per capita in South Carolina during the second liberty loan Campaign of 1917. The flag was offered and given by ex-president Woodrow Wilson through the women's committee as per the inscription upon the staff. The Troop was disbanded and deemed advisable to put the flag in the possession of some organization in the county where it could be properly taken care of and made use of as occasion may arise. Observer 8/8/1924, p5; about the COURT OF HONOR, Observer 10/10/1924, p2; JAMBOREE will be 11/11 in Greenwood, Observer 10/10/1924, p6; “Notes”; a wiener roast, Observer 10/24/1924, p6; about the JAMBOREE of Musgrove Council in Greenwood; the Newberry Troops won several prizes, details, Observer 11/14/1924, p3

Boyd, Butler H. of Clinton SC was the brother of Mrs. Nellie Boyd Welborn who died 12/31/1923, Dr. W. W. Boyd of Spartanburg SC, Jesse W. Boyd of Spartanburg SC and C. Wesley Boyd of Spartanburg SC. Observer 1/4/1924, p4

Boyd, C. T. married Miss Grace Pearmon in Greenville SC, Observer 6/20/1924, p8

Boyd, C. Wesley of Spartanburg SC was the brother of Mrs. Nellie Boyd Welborn who died 12/31/1923, Butler H. Boyd of Clinton SC, Jesse W. Boyd of Spartanburg SC and Dr. W. W. Boyd of Spartanburg SC. Observer 1/4/1924, p4

Boyd, Gurney COURT assault & battery with intent to kill; fined 6 months or $100 – he paid the fine, Observer 11/28/1924, p1

Boyd, Hugh K. was elected clerk of court at the second primary election, Observer 9/12/1924, p1; he and his family are now living at the National Hotel. He will assume the duties of the office of clerk of court on January 1. Observer 12/19/1924, p1

Boyd, Jesse W. of Spartanburg SC was the brother of Mrs. Nellie Boyd Welborn who died 12/31/1923, Butler H. Boyd of Clinton SC, Dr. W. W. Boyd of Spartanburg SC and C. Wesley Boyd of Spartanburg SC. Observer 1/4/1924, p4

Boyd, Nellie Miss 33 years old daughter of the late W. D. Boyd of Clinton died at her home in Williamston on 12/31/1923 with burial in Williamston Cemetery. She was survived by her husband DeWitt T. Welborn, postmaster of Williamston SC and a four years old daughter; brothers Butler H. Boyd of Clinton SC, Dr. W. W. Boyd of Spartanburg SC, Jesse W. Boyd of Spartanburg SC and C. Wesley Boyd of Spartanburg SC. Observer 1/4/1924, p4

Boyd, W. B. Mrs. was the sister of Mrs. Anna Wallace who died 5/8/1924, Charles Anderson and Mrs. C. H. McChesney. She was the aunt to Charles Wallace, Catherine Wallace and Caroline Wallace. Observer 5/9/1924, p8

Boyd, W. W. Dr. of Spartanburg SC was the brother of Mrs. Nellie Boyd Welborn who died 12/31/1923, Butler H. Boyd of Clinton SC, Jesse W. Boyd of Spartanburg SC and C. Wesley Boyd of Spartanburg SC. Observer 1/4/1924, p4

Boylston, Bertha D. Mrs. hosted a social, details, Observer 8/5/1924, p4

Boylston, James attended Camp Musgrove located 9 miles north of Clinton SC on Enoree River for a 2-weeks scouting activity, Observer 6/13/1924, p5

Bradley, Floyd and wife moved from Cornelia St. to the home of H. H. Abrams on Calhoun St. Observer 10/14/1924, p8; Floyd Bradley was elected 1925 Generalissimo of Newberry Commandery No. 6, Knights Templar; he was elected 1925 Treasurer of Newberry Oriental Council No. 17, Observer 12/30/1924, p1; he was elected a 1925 member of the Charity Committee of Amity Lodge No. 87, Observer 12/30/1924, p1

Brandt, Frederick William of Walhalla SC was a 1924 graduate of Newberry College, Observer 6/6/1924, p1

Branham, Eugene married Miss Ella Rivers on June 3, 1924 at Mayer Memorial Lutheran Parsonage officiated by Rev. W. H. Dutton. The bride is the daughter of D. A. Rivers and the groom was the son of Thomas Branham of Lugoff SC. Observer 6/6/1924, p1; he was bringing the Columbia Record papers to Newberry and was run off the road by oncoming traffic and tuned over near Ballentine. There was $75 damage to the car. Observer 7/29/1924, p8

Branlett, Josie Miss of Lincoln Alabama recently of the Neuman School of Telegraphy in Newman Georgia is now assisting Ms. Edith Larkin at the Western Union office. Observer 4/1/1924, p4

Branson, Margaret Mrs. was the niece of Miss Lenora Ruth Cofield who died May 25th 1924. She was the cousin of Mrs. Paul Petty, Mrs. C. S. Howie, Mrs. F. A. Jeter, Mrs. S. G. Finley, Mrs. Mary Calder, Mrs. W. D. Maybin, George Cofield of Walterboro and George Cofield of Union and Robert Cofield. Observer 5/30/1924, p1

Branyan, T. L. Mr. and Mrs. of Honea Path celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary on July 13. Observer 7/15/1924, p8

Brennan, May Miss married Ellis L. Wheeler at the home of the bride’s parents Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Brennan in Augusta GA on 10/8/1924. Observer 10/21/1924, p1

Brice, B. F. of Gloverville was the son of Mrs. J. M. Foster who died 10/22/1924 and brother to Mrs. Fannie Eargle of Atlanta GA, Mrs. W. M. White of Atlanta GA, Mrs. T. E. Eison of Newberry SC, J. R. Foster of Columbia SC, J. H. Foster of Roanoke VA and O. K. Foster of Newberry SC. Observer 10/24/1924, p1

Britton, Manuel white COURT, pleaded guilty to violation of the prohibition law; 6 months or $150 fine; upon serving two months or paying $100 of the fine - the remainder of the sentence suspended during good behavior, Observer 12/2/1924, p8

Brock, W. T. 25 years old employee of Glenn-Lowry of Whitmire was a night student and was working on his math homework when he fell asleep. He was awakened by the sound of gunfire and realized his wife was shooting him. The second shot took affect and tore off the fleshy part of his jaw and mouth. His wife, Mary Brock, mother of two admitted the deed but doesn’t know why she died it. Observer 3/11/1924, p4

Brooks, Bunyan of Columbia was the brother of Henry Brooks who died 3/5/1924, J. C. Brooks teaching at Brunson SC, Ernest Brooks of Atlanta Georgia and Mrs. F. A. Quattlebaum of Newberry County. Observer 3/14/1924, p4

Brooks, Ernest of Atlanta Georgia was the brother of Henry Brooks who died 3/5/1924, J. C. Brooks teaching at Brunson SC, Bunyan Brooks of Columbia and Mrs. F. A. Quattlebaum of Newberry County. Observer 3/14/1924, p4

Brooks, Henry took sick and was taken to the Columbia Hospital and was in very serious condition, Observer 3/11/1924, p1; Henry Brooks, a farmer living 3 miles below Prosperity, a graduate of Newberry College and a famous athlete, died at the Columbia Hospital on March 5, 1924. Burial was at Mt. Pilgrim Church. He had been in bad health for some time suffering from diabetes and on the evening of March 7 he went into a coma which he never came out of. He was 34 years old survived by a wife the former Miss Annette Long of the Mt. Pilgrim community and a small son. He also was survived by three brothers and a sister: Bunyan Brooks of Columbia, J. C. Brooks teaching at Brunson SC, Ernest Brooks of Atlanta Georgia and Mrs. F. A. Quattlebaum of Newberry County. Observer 3/14/1924, p4

Brooks, J. C. Mrs. was discharged from the Hospital after surgery and recuperated at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Counts before returning to her home at Brunson SC, Observer 1/8/1924, p3

Brooks, J. C. teaching at Brunson SC was the brother of Henry Brooks who died 3/5/1924, Bunyan Brooks of Columbia, Ernest Brooks of Atlanta Georgia and Mrs. F. A. Quattlebaum of Newberry County. Observer 3/14/1924, p4; J. C. Brooks of Prosperity was a 1924 graduate earning a post graduate degree at Newberry College, Observer 6/6/1924, p1

Brooks, Viney colored COURT forfeited a $15 Bond for being disorderly, Observer 11/18/1924, p1

Broom, Birdie Blanche Miss of Winnsboro SC was a 1924 graduate of the High School of Thornwell Orphanage, Observer 6/6/1924, p3

Brown, Chalmers an automobile salesman, was pinned under his car when it turned over as he was returning to Newberry from Woodside. Details of the accident, Observer 7/29/1924, p1; he was rapidly improving, Observer 8/1/1924, p8; he was elected on the Program Committee of the American Legion Post 24 for 1925, Observer 11/7/1924, p5; he was elected 1925 Conducteur of the Voiture Locale No. 435 La Societe Des 40 Hommes et 8 Chevaux, Observer 12/19/1924, p1

Brown, Charlie colored 22 years old died 9/29/1924 in a train wreck, details, Observer 10/3/1924, p3; Inquest stated the accident was unavoidable, details, Observer 10/7/1924, p3

Brown, George D. Jr. was assistant manager in Chester South Carolina for the Aetna Life Insurance Company. He is a graduate of Erskine College and taught school for a few years after his graduation. For a number of years he was mill school supervisor for South Carolina. Observer 3/25/1924, p1 & 3; he shipped 20 jersey pigs to Winthrop College last week and nine pigs to Laurens County. Observer 5/27/1924, p6

Brown, Howard Mrs. of Crozet VA was the sister to Mrs. Annie Virginia Lucas Ashley who died 1/18/1924 and Mrs. N. G. Martin of Augusta GA. She was the aunt to Mrs. Marcus Spearman of Newberry, Mrs. J. M. Lathan of Chester SC, Mrs. Duncan Jones of Augusta GA and Mrs. W. E. McGee of Columbia SC. Observer 1/22/1924, p5

Brown, J. A. was the son of John C. Brown and his wife Sallie C. who died 9/14/1924. He was the brother to Sims W. Brown, Wilson C. Brown, Ollie K. Brown, Miss Mary Brown, Miss Ola Brown, W. T. Brown and Mrs. R. D. Byrd. Observer 9/16/1924, p3

Brown, J. Epps president of Southern Bell & Cumberland Telephone Company resigned from the office of president and was elected chairman of the Board of Directors of the Southern Bell Company. He is a native of Newberry. His actions were prompted by his desire to regain his health which has been impaired as a result of a nervous breakdown two years ago. Observer 6/13/1924, p5; he was elected chairman of the board for Southern Bell Telephone. A lengthy article, Observer 8/1/1924, p3

Brown, James G. owned and operated the HUDSON BUS LINES between Columbia and Newberry – advertisement, Observer 1/8/1924, p8

Brown, Jeff colored was fined $5 for gambling, Observer 10/28/1924, p1

Brown, Mary Miss was the daughter of John C. Brown and his wife Sallie C. who died 9/14/1924. She was the sister to J. A. Brown, Wilson C. Brown, Ollie K. Brown, Sims W. Brown, Miss Ola Brown, W. T. Brown and Mrs. R. D. Byrd. Observer 9/16/1924, p3

Brown, Ola Miss was the daughter of John C. Brown and his wife Sallie C. who died 9/14/1924. She was the sister to J. A. Brown, Wilson C. Brown, Ollie K. Brown, Sims W. Brown, Miss Mary Brown, W. T. Brown and Mrs. R. D. Byrd. Observer 9/16/1924, p3

Brown, Ollie K. was the son of John C. Brown and his wife Sallie C. who died 9/14/1924. He was the brother to J. A. Brown, Wilson C. Brown, Sims W. Brown, Miss Mary Brown, Miss Ola Brown, W. T. Brown and Mrs. R. D. Byrd. Observer 9/16/1924, p3

Brown, Sallie C. Mrs. widow of the late John C Brown, died September 14, 1924 at her home on Caldwell section of Newberry County. Burial was in Kings Creek Cemetery. She was 65 years old and survived by children: Sims W. Brown, J. A. Brown, Wilson C. Brown, Ollie K. Brown, Miss Mary Brown, Miss Ola Brown, W. T. Brown and Mrs. R. D. Byrd. Observer 9/16/1924, p3

Brown, Sims of Newberry leased much of his land to the SC Bluestone Quarry Company. The stone on his place is unusual in quality, known as royal blue and the demand for this high-class stone is unlimited. The southern railway installed a crane near the southern depot and was getting ready for cars of stone to be shipped from Newberry. Observer 7/18/1924, p1; the first carved granite left Newberry on July 24. There appears to be an unlimited supply. The granite supply extends 98 feet below ground and the company has about 20 men working at present. Details, Observer 7/25/1924, p1

Brown, Sims W. was the son of John C. Brown and his wife Sallie C. who died 9/14/1924. He was the brother to J. A. Brown, Wilson C. Brown, Ollie K. Brown, Miss Mary Brown, Miss Ola Brown, W. T. Brown and Mrs. R. D. Byrd. Observer 9/16/1924, p3

Brown, Tom colored of Vaughnville community of Newberry died from gun shot wounds inflicted by George Samuels colored, the brother-in-law to the dead man. Details; it is said that Mr. George Samuels was at one time an inmate at the asylum. Observer 12/19/1924, p1

Brown, W. H. left on March 18 for Perryville Maryland for Hospital treatment. Observer 3/25/1924, p1

Brown, W. T. was the son of John C. Brown and his wife Sallie C. who died 9/14/1924. He was the brother to J. A. Brown, Wilson C. Brown, Ollie K. Brown, Miss Mary Brown, Miss Ola Brown, Sims W. Brown and Mrs. R. D. Byrd. Observer 9/16/1924, p3

Brown, William J. shot and killed William Rish in a land dispute in Aiken County, Observer 7/15/1924, p6

Brown, Wilson C. was the son of John C. Brown and his wife Sallie C. who died 9/14/1924. He was the brother to J. A. Brown, Sims W. Brown, Ollie K. Brown, Miss Mary Brown, Miss Ola Brown, W. T. Brown and Mrs. R. D. Byrd. Observer 9/16/1924, p3

Brown, Wilson Mrs. hosted a social, details, Observer 8/12/1924, p1

Browne, Elizabeth Miss of Prosperity SC hosted a social, details, Observer 7/1/1924, p1

Browne, J. F. was elected a Director and Cashier of the Bank of Prosperity for 1924, Observer 1/15/1924, p1; he was re-elected Warden of Prosperity for 1925, Observer 12/9/1924, p1

Browne, J. Frank originally of the Western end of York County South Carolina was for a number of years agent for the Southern Railroad at Sharon South Carolina. He moved to Prosperity in Newberry County several years ago and entered the Banking business. He is now cashier of the People's Bank of Prosperity. Observer 5/27/1924, p1

Brownlee, James Lawrence of Birmingham Alabama married Miss Laura Emily Dial daughter of Sen. and Mrs. N. B. Dial on April 29, 1924 in Washington DC, details, Observer 5/2/1924, p7

Bruster, L. O. colored brakeman for the southern railway had his foot smashed in Newberry on March 1 as he was attempting to uncouple two freight cars while shifting in the railway yards. His left foot was caught in the coupling bumper. He was sent to Columbia and it is probable that two or three of his toes will be removed if not his entire left foot. Observer 3/4/1924, p5

Bryan, William Jennings – ARTIST SKETCH - Observer 6/10/1924, p3

BRYSON GROCERY CO. – ADVERTISEMENT – part of the Boost Newberry Campaign, Observer 3/4/1924, p2

Bryson, H. M. and Otis Bryson of Newberry - they're brother Charley Bryson was drowned at Bessemer city in Alabama on June 29, 1924. He was 26 years old and in the insurance business. Funeral and burial will be in Cross Hill SC. Observer 7/1/1924, p5; this article stated he died in Panama City FL with burial in Mountville SC. Observer 7/4/1924, p8; CHARLIE BRYSON a native of Mountville and who worked in the Carryteria in Newberry several years ago was drowned at Panama City Florida on June 29, 1924. He was 26 years of age and heavyset with a rather quiet disposition. Word reached Newberry that he had drowned in a swimming pool near Birmingham on Sunday evening and the sad news was taken to his parents at Mountville on Monday morning. It was later learned that he had gone to Panama City Florida joining a swimming party in the Gulf of Mexico when his heart became weak and he went down. He was rescued immediately but too late to be revived. He was not married. He was survived by his parents, three brothers: Milam, Hassell and Otis; a sister, Ms. Marie Bryson. Burial was at Mountville. Observer 7/8/1924, p3

Bryson, H. M. was elected 1st vice-President for the Newberry Chamber of Commerce for the fiscal year ending April 1, 1925, Observer 4/4/1924, p1

Bryson, Ruth a Young Greenville girl was sentenced to two years on a charge of shoplifting in Atlanta Georgia. She has been granted the privilege of going back home to her mother in Greenville. Observer 4/8/1924, p2

Buford, M. M. started a Campaign to get an increase in the confederate pension, Observer 1/18/1924, p5; he received a letter from an old comrade a few days ago who he had not seen in 42 years supposing that the man was dead. The comrade, Jim Johnson, writing from Kemp Texas wanted papers to show he had served in the Confederate Army so that he could draw a pension in Texas. Capt. Buford fixed the papers up in shape for his former comrade and forwarded them to him and he will get the pension. They were both members of Company K, 5th South Carolina cavalry. Observer 2/26/1924, p4; M. M. Buford was elected at a meeting of the James D. Nance Camp No. 336, U. C. V. a delegate to the State Reunion to be held in Orangeburg in May and to the National Reunion to be held in Memphis in June Observer 4/8/1924, p4; he returned on April 29 from Washington DC where he went for business and pleasure. He is interested as half owner in the cottonseed planter invented by James F. Stephens of Newberry. While in Washington he investigated the matter of securing a patent on the machine at an early date and hopes to have the machine on the market before another planting season. Observer 5/2/1924, p6; he was appointed quartermaster Gen. of the staff at the 34th annual reunion in Memphis Tennessee in June; M. M. Buford, 79-year-old veteran of Newberry is probably the only man in South Carolina who can claim to have an accurate diary of himself and on matters pertaining to the state government for the past 53 years without missing a single day. He served his country faithfully during the War and is always honored among the Confederate veterans. He was sheriff of Newberry County for several years. He led an active part in securing pensions for the old Negro slaves. Hardly a day passes that he does not pull a chair out of the Commercial Bank and take a seat in front of the building and chat with everyone who passes, being well acquainted with everybody in the County. Observer 5/23/1924, p5

Buford, Willie Munson Mrs. was the daughter of J. William Smith and his third wife the former Miss Eulala Adams. She was the half sister to Robert G. Smith by the father’s first marriage and W. P. Smith by the father’s second marriage. She was the sister to Mrs. W. J. Swittenberg, Mrs. Carrie Senn, Mrs. Hayne B. Workman, J. William Smith Jr. and Clarence M. Smith, Observer 2/26/1924, p8

BULLOCK CO. handles a well selected stock of dry goods, notions, ready to wear, millinery and shoes. The stock of the store is fresh and well arranged and presents an inviting appearance. Four clerks are employed. The owner of this business is also the proprietor of the Newberry Hotel. Observer 5/30/1924, p3

Bullock, T. E. and wife were the parents of a son born 7/27/1924 weighing 9.5 pounds, Observer 7/29/1924, p8

Bullock, W. Glenn was elected secretary-treasurer and director for the ensuing year of 1924 for the Shriners of Newberry County, great details, Observer 4/18/1924, p3; he was elected SW for1925 AFM No. 87, Amity Lodge, Observer 12/5/1924, p8; he was elected 1925 C of H of Newberry Signet Chapter No. 18, RAM, Observer 12/30/1924, p1

Bullock, White 18 years old son of W. W. Bullock of the Newberry Hotel was seized with acute appendicitis on 1/5/1924. He had surgery on 1/7/1924, details, Observer 1/8/1924, p8

Bullock, William White son of Glenn Bullock was born 12/29/1923, Observer 1/4/1924, p1

Bundrick, Carrie Lee Miss married Jesse Bush at Holy Trinity Parsonage 11/1/1924 officiated by Rev. J. B. Harman, Observer 11/7/1924, p5

Bundrick, Hermon Clark of Columbia was a 1924 graduate of Newberry College, Observer 6/6/1924, p1

Bundrick, J. A. Mrs. was the daughter of Albert G. Crooks who died 8/30/1924; niece to Joseph L. Crooks and J. Dan Crooks and sister to Tommie Crooks, Brabham Crooks and James Crooks. Observer 9/2/1924, p5

Bundrick, Jacob will have a hot supper at his place for benefit of Bethlehem Church, details, Observer 10/7/1924, p1

Burgriss, Thomas Mrs. died at her home in Atlanta Georgia on June 9, 1924 with burial at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church near Ridge Spring. She was survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Jones of Ridge Spring and three children; five brothers: Judson Jones, Horace Jones, Burdette Jones, Capers Jones and Archie Jones; six sisters, Miss Lucile Jones, Miss Agille Jones, Miss Nettie Jones, Miss Caronelle Jones, Miss Willie Mae Jones and Mrs. J. Marion Davis. Observer 6/13/1924, p5

Burnett, Edward 18 years old of Spartanburg on April 1 he lost both legs just below the knees while jumping on an open railroad car moving at a fast speed. Observer 4/4/1924, p6

Burns, D. J. Mrs. hosted a social, details, Observer 2/5/1924, p4 & Observer 8/1/1924, p4

Burns, Margaret Miss student at Greenville Women’s College was written in a favorable manner in the Greenville News of 11/14/1924, Observer 11/18/1924, p8

Burns, Olive Miss hosted a social, details, Observer 9/5/1924, p5

Burns, William of Charleston SC, brother of Dr. D. J. Burns of Newberry died May 21, 1924. Observer 5/23/1924, p8

Burrell, James 90 years old Confederate veteran died at the home of his son at Tamassee last week. He was survived by a widow and a large family of children. He saw service during the entire period of the Civil War. Observer 4/8/1924, p2

Burton, G. A. was elected 1924 Steward for Whitmire Masonic Lodge, Observer 1/18/1924, p1

Burton, Goode Miss hosted a social, details, Observer 1/22/1924, p4 & Observer 2/15/1924, p5

BURTON, J. A. INSURANCE, REAL ESTATE ETC. – ADVERTISEMENT – part of the Boost Newberry Campaign, Observer 3/4/1924, p1

Burton, J. A. was elected a director of the Farmers Oil Mill for 1924, Observer 6/24/1924, p1

Burton, James Albert Junior will receive the World War Cross of service during birthday celebration for Jefferson Davis, Observer 5/30/1924, p1

Burton, Jim colored was shot 12/12/1924 as he was walking down the CN&L RR tracks on his way home from the Box Factory. He was shot in the left shoulder and the bullet angled upwards and lodged in his neck about ½ inch from the spinal cord. He went to the home of his employer, H. B. Wells and then was taken to the office of Dr. Houseal where he was given medical aid and afterwards carried to his home.  Observer 12/16/1924, p1

Burton, Mary L. hosted a social, details, Observer 7/1/1924, p5

Burton, Walter 25 years old son of I. O. Burton died at the TB Camp in Columbia on 11/25/1924. He was in the Hospital for 2 weeks and 1 day. He was survived by a widow, parents, two children and several siblings, Observer 11/28/1924, p1; CARD OF THANKS, Observer 12/2/1924, p4

BUSH, A. F. HEATING/PLUMBING CONTRACTOR– ADVERTISEMENT – part of the Boost Newberry Campaign, Observer 3/4/1924, p1

Bush, Alvin was a new member of the Rotary Club, Observer 7/25/1924, p6

Bush, Eugene attended Camp Musgrove located 9 miles north of Clinton SC on Enoree River for a 2-weeks scouting activity, Observer 6/13/1924, p5

Bush, Jesse married Miss Carrie Lee Bundrick at Holy Trinity Parsonage 11/1/1924 officiated by Rev. J. B. Harman, Observer 11/7/1924, p5

Bush, John 17 years old was found dead by his employer with a bullet wound through his heart and a pistol nearby. Details, Observer 1/15/1924, p6

Bush, Thomas L. of Chapin married Miss Lottie E. Shealy of Little Mountain on 3/21/1924 at the Parsonage of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church officiated by Rev. J. B. Harman. Observer 4/1/1924, p1

Bushardt, Lillie Mae Miss married Cornelius O. Bushardt on April 28, 1924 at the home of the bride's mother Mrs. Antine Bushardt, officiated by Rev. W. G. Smith. Details, Observer 5/2/1924, p4

BUSY BEE CAFÉ– ADVERTISEMENT – part of the Boost Newberry Campaign, Observer 3/4/1924, p1

Butler, Eugene 17 years old died March 2, 1924 from burns, details, Observer 3/4/1924, p7

Buzhardt, D. W. driving a Studebaker one February 19 along the Columbia – Newberry Highway at the edge of the city limits collided with a Ford car driven by an unknown man. Mr. Buzhardt was on his way home in the country and the man in the Ford was coming from the direction of Columbia. Just as the cars collided the driver of the Ford car left the car in the middle of the road and ran. An investigation revealed 11 half-gallon containers of whiskey in four jars and three broken jars and a 45 colt automatic pistol in the car and several other articles which may lead to the identity of the unknown driver of the whiskey car. Bloodhounds trailed the man to Mollohon mill and then the trail was lost. The front wheel of the Studebaker was torn off and the Ford had almost no damage. It was learned the driver was C. E. Cox. (See Cox, C. E.) Observer 2/26/1924, p1; D. W. Buzhardt was a trustee of Union School; PHOTOGRAPH, Observer 4/22/1924, p2

Buzhardt, J. M. K. of Newberry married Miss Elizabeth Cooley of Atlanta GA on 1/26/1924 at Fort Lauderdale FL. They will live in Newberry. Observer 2/1/1924, p1

Buzhardt, Roscoe married Miss Lila Banks on 11/2/1924 at the ARP Parsonage at Newberry. The groom is from the Unity section of Newberry County and is engaged in the sawmill business and the bride is a resident of Newberry. Observer 11/4/1924, p1

Byrd, R. D. Mrs. was the daughter of John C. Brown and his wife Sallie C. who died 9/14/1924. She was the sister to J. A. Brown, Wilson C. Brown, Ollie K. Brown, Sims W. Brown, Miss Ola Brown, W. T. Brown and Miss Mary Brown. Observer 9/16/1924, p3

Byrd, Samuel Craig was bestowed an honorary degree on 10/16/1924 at the dedicatorial services of Presbyterian College, Observer 10/21/1924, p2

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