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VOLUME XLLIL NUMBER 45. NEWBERRY, SOUTH CAROLINA, FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 1910.
THE STATE EPWORTHI
ANNUAL NEETING TO BE HELDI
Interesting and Attractive Program
Has Been Arranged-Big Gath
( ering for Gerat Cause.
he Southern Christian Advocate i
blishes the following program of
e approaching meeting of the Souh
Carolina Annual Epworth League
Conference, to be held in Newberry
June 16-19, and also the articles fol
lowing in regard thereto, which will
be of interest to the readers of The
Herald and News, in view of the ap
Thursday Evening, June 16.
8.15-Song Service-Large choir
led by Prof. A. L. Manchester, direc-i
tor of music, South Atlantic States
Music Festival, Spartanburg, S. C.
8.45-Address of Welcome-Arthur
L. Gunter, Newberry, S. C.
8.55-Response to Address of Wel
come-Power W. Bethea, State secre
tary, South Carolina Epworth League,
.Allendale, S. C.
:Solo-Mrs. Roy Z. Thomas.
S.05-The Epworth League's Great
Work-Its Past, Its Present, Its Fu
ture-Dr. H. M. DuBose, Nashville,
L. U. B. R. reception by Newberry'
e to visiting leaguers.
Friday, June 17-Morn!ng.
30--Early Prayer and Praise Ser
ev. R. S. Truesdale, Spartan
g Service-Prof. A. L.
ester in charge.
The Leaguer and His Bible
nie Belle Williams, graduate
t Training school, Nash
enn., Charleston, S. C.
rollment of delegates.
.20-Appointment of committees.
.25-Report of president.
-.r-Report of first -vice-presi
10.45-Report of second vice-presi
10.55-R.eport of third vice-presi
5.1.05-Report of fourth vice-presi
115.Report of secretary.
11.3-+-The Devotional Department
PoAer House of the League-M.
Rcward, tate president S. C. Ep
League, Spartanburg, S. C.
.00-Open Discussion on Devo
al Department-How Can this
partment be made Most Effective
Miss Ruth Lawrence.
12.30-The Quiet Hour-Rev. R. S.
STruesdale, Spartanburg, S. C.
2.30-Song Service-Prof. A. L.
M1anchester in charge.
S3.00-Charity anad Help Depart
mnent, "Bear Ye One Another's Bur
denzs"-Rev. P. B. Wells, president S.
C. Epworth League board, Anderson
3.30-Open Discussion, How Can
the Cbiarity and Help Department be1
of Help in the Local Community?
Miss Annie Belle Williams, graduate
of the Methodist Training School,
Nashville, Tenn., Charleston, S. C.
4.00-The Need of a League in
Every Church-J. C. Roper, presiding
elder, Cokesbury district, Greenwood,
4.30-Our Training School at Nash
ville, and the Great Work it is Doing
-Miss Annie Belle William.'
5.00-Report of the District Secre
tary--Anderson district. Cokesbury
bury district, Charleston district, Co
lumbia district, Florence district,
8.15-Song Service-Prof. A. L.
anchtester in charge.
8.45-The Need of This Twentieth
Century, Consecrated Young Men and.
Young Women-W. M. Duncan, pre
siding elder Greenvile district, Green
ville, S. C.
Satiday, June 18-Morning.
6.30-Early Prayer and Praise Ser
ice-Rev. R. S. Truesdale, Spartan-'
burg, S. C.
9.00-Song Service-Prof. A. L.
Manchester in charge, Spartanburg,
9.30-The Leaguer and His Bible -I
Miss Annie Belle Williams.
10.00-Reading the minutes and
(Continue on page six.)
NEWS OF PROSPERITY.
The Coning and Going of Prospei
People and Their Vis
Prosperity, June 9.-Dr. C.
Wyche and Miss Isoline Wyche sp
Monday in Columbia.
Mrs. J. F. Browne has retur
from several days' stay in Newbei
Mr. John Pat Wise is home for
summer vacation. He is a law
dent of South Carolina university.
Miss Lucy Fellers has gone
Spartanburg to visit Mrs. A. S.
Miss Julia Schumpert is in N,
berry, visiting Miss Lucy Hill.
Mrs. J. L. Wise and Miss Tena V
spent Tuesday in Newberry with A
Miss Annie Moseley has returi
home after a visit to Miss Pearl I
Dr. J. C. Kinard, of Ninety S x.
the guest of A. B. Wise.
Miss Bessie Bowers is in Coluim
visiting Mrs. E. W. Luther.
Mrs. A. L. Bedenbaugh has gone
Laurens to visit her sister, IV
Mrs. J. A. Hodges left Wednes<
for Maybinton, S. C.
Miss Isoline Wyche is spending
few days in Charlotte, N. C.
Mr. Herbert Langford is home fr
Miss Lizzie McCrackin, of Newt
ry, is Ivisiting Miss Mary Lizzle W
Messrs. C. G. Wyche and C.
Simpson left Wednesday to join
Abbeville baseball -team.
Mrs. C?M. Harmon has as-her gu
Miss Lula Richardson, of Davi
Messrs. Clifton Kreps and I
Kohn, of Newberry college, are speL
ing a few days with W. J.. Wise
route to their homes in ColunbU.
Misses - Lena Lester and Ma
Schumpert are visiting Miss M
Cureton in Greenwood.
Messrs. Stanley and Ralph Bal
of Greenwood, are the guests t
week of Mrs. E. W. Werts.
Mr. Harry Kreps, of Columbia, is
town for a few-days.
Miss Ruth Perry, of Newberry,
visiting Miss Mary Willis.
Mrs,- Bessie Lane and little 1
Betsy Hunter are spending this we
Prof. J. E. Hunter, of Clemson (
lege, has returned home for the su
Miss May DeWalt Hunter has
turned home from several wee
stay with Mrs. L. A. Sease, of COe
The following persons attent
Newberry college commenceme:
Messrs. L. S. Bowers, W. A. Mosel
Rev. Z. W. Bedenbaugh, Messrs. A.
Wise, H. J. Rawl, W. B. Wise, Keis
Wheeler, S. B. Bowers, Godfrey H
man. Jr., G. D. Brown, Dr. 0.
Simpson, Dr. Perry Simpson; Mis
Janie Russell, Lillie Mae Russ
Marie Schumpert, Della Bowers a
Hattie Groseclose, and Mesdames
Y. Hunter and- T. L. Schumpert.
Mr. 3. L. Hunter has returned ho
frrom a visit to his daughter, Mrs.
A. Sease, at Clemson college.
7. A. BEACKWELDER ARREST]
Charged With Violating State Bai
ing Laws-Formerly Head Ban]
.,aws and Courier.
Lexington, June 6.-J. A. Blai
welder, former president of and pri
mover in, the organization of
Bank of Chapin, located in this coi
ty, was arrested, at his home in NE
berry, today, by Deputy Sheriff 19
lr, upon a warrant, sworn out1
fore Magistrate Thomas L. Harm
on Saturday, by State Bank Examil
Giles L. Wilson, of Suartanbu
charging Mr. Blackwelder with vic
tion of the State banking laws.
The case is without a parallel
the history of the State, it being
first of the kind ever brought to lig
and, therefore, a few facts and
law governing the case will be of g
eral interest to the public.
The affidavit of Mr. Wilson sets
in part, that "J. A. Blackwelder,
Chapin, said county and State, did
September 15, 1908, and other di
prior thereto, violate the bank
laws of this State. Vol. 1, Code
1902, Section 1,777, against the pei
and dignity of this State, and agai
On President J. Henry Harms,
er- The commencement of Newberry. coll
[se, the second year of the administration
3. President Harms succeeded Dr. J./A. B.
th the presidency .of Throop institute, "Pasi
tration was remarkably successful, and
est has found a worthy successor. Presiden
l, lege In the class of 1893. At the time
of the institution he was serving Bethl4
a burg,- Pa., which had at that time a m4
- thirty-fve. In additton to the eoecutii
en ia the personal friend of the students, an
equipped man for the presidency of the
Tie Erskine college this week conferrel
Iry of doctor of divinity.
Dr. Harms left on Wednesday night foi
..k .. ...
ses' Central Mleth odi
en, Place of lieeting of South Carolina Ani
G. To Be He'd in Ne
me provided, and that deponent, J. S. spi
L. Wessinger, and J. F. Honeycutt are 004
material witnesses to prove the the
'D When Officers MWay Borrow. B
. Section 1,777,'- civil code, under i
Swhich the warrant was issued, says:th
"No director or other officer of any thi
such bank shall borrow thereform, co:
except on good authority in writing
ak-. before two-thirds of the whole board
me of directors of such bank, and no dlin
the rector or other officer of any such di~
i- bank shall become an enidorser or
,w sueyupon any loan or credit made)
[1.. or extended to any other director or!
'.officer of such bank; Provided, That l
othe total liabilities to any such bank
ier or any director, or of any firm ofa
rg, which such director is a member, or er
la- any company or corporation of which
such director is an officer, shall at thi
in no time exceed one-tenth part of the o
the' amount of the capital stock of any Io
h,such bank actually paid in."
the The Bank of Chapin was chartered! sa
an a few years ago, with a capital of
$10,000. J. A. Blackwelder was its Isoi
)ut first president, and remained at its I 'a
at head until a little over a year ago, ha
on when he was succeeded by J. S. Wes- ha
tys singer, a leading merchant of the 3
ing town. Le
of It is said that Mr. Blackwelder's ac- bo:
ice count at the bank is overdrawn to the 004
ast amount of several hundred dollars, terT
d the + e msm for v:hich hA- s re- thi
of Newberry College. s
ege this. week br9'ht to a close
of President J. He.iry T-arms.
Scherer, who resigned to accept I
le-i., Ca'.. Dr..h-e' adminis- 1
i- President Harn.s the college N
t Harms is a graduate of the col- v
he was called to the presidency i
&em Luther-n church, Harris- I1
inbership of nine hundred and b
e abilty -which Dr. Harms has h a
t ft*ould be hard to find a better v
upon President Harms the degree N
a trip abroad. t
. . ./...
K ~ g
ual Epworth League Conference,t
berry June 16-19.
nsible . being something like $4,
~Mr. Wilson stated Wile here b
t he had been very lenient with the
~used, and hr.d acc'eptedl promises e
a long time, but each time Mr. n
~ckwelder failed to nako goo-- the la
.ounts due the bank. He stated h
t the case will be prosecuted to
full limit of the law, and that no
1promise will now be accepted.
['he alleged offence is punishable,
ler Section 218, Crimnal Code, by
eor imprisonment, or both, at the S
:retion of the trial judge.
"Pot of Gold" Sensation. S
t will be recalled that Mr. Black- ,
der came before the public a cou
of years ago by his alleged con
~tion with the supposed finding of C
ot of gold under a house on Hug
street, in the city of Columbia. It
s rumored that he received some
g in the neighborhood of $1,000
this occasion. Policeman Fulmer, e:
the city force, was also connected
hi the finding of the money, it wasT
d at the time.
7hile the Bank of Chapin will lose C
ething like $4,000, it will in no
be impaired by the loss, as it has S
Ia most successful business, and
ample funds to replace the loss.
r. Blackwelder was not brought to S
ington, but was allowed to give
d in Newberry, in the sum of $1,
, for his appearance at the coming S
You Forth I
HAS COME TO A CLOSE
WENTY.FOUR GADUATES EN
TER UPON LIFE WORK.
[umni Here in Large Numbers and;
Fine College Spirit and Great
Another successful commencement
s added laurels to the brow of New
rry college. To say that a session
Ls been the most successful in the
story of an institution is to use a
xread-bare expression, but in this
stance it is* necessary, because no
her words will express the'fact. The
ithusiasm at this commencement
as more manifest than at any of the
'eceding fifty-three commencements.
be alumni and friends of the college
>t into closer touch, and there was
ore college spirit, and more deter
ination to work-for the college. The
[ory of her past was not forgot, but
ices were turned towards the future,
ad the effort will be to make each
icceeding year better than the year
ich has gone Deftr%,
The graduating class this year Was
Lrge, and the 24 young med mnd Wd
en who passed from the college
ralls into the great outside world
Ill add to the number of those who
i the activities of their daily walt
i life are a living factor for the up
uilding:of their alma mater and wUo
re putting foith at all times active
rork in her behalf.
T1he'big day,' of course, Wag
7ednesday, when the degrees were
ferred, the medals delivered, and
2e graduating class given God
peed. The remarks of President
[arms-now Dr. Harms, for Erskine
llege this week conferred the de
ree of doctor of divinity upon him
iouid be an inspiration to the young
en and the young women of the
raduating class throughout life. Pul
.ng with a life-message, with its
ought couched in beautiful lan
age, pure in diction, and delivered
ith an earnestness and an eloquence
hich could not but appeal to the
art, it was a gem. "Fare you forth
id farewell," and keap yourselves
ire and upright and work for
an and for God, and do something
orthy of the college which sends
> forth, was the burden of his mes
.ge to the class c1f 1910.
The banquet given by the local al
nni to the visiting alumni at the
otwell hotel on Tuesday night evi
meed the college .spirit which was
anifest throughout commencement
eek. "King" John F. Hobbs presid
I, and college songs were sung, and
Lere were college reminiscences, and
tere were college toasts, and there
as expressed a determination to
Lake Newberry college bigger and
tter in the years to come.
The commencement exercises prop
r in the opera house on Wednesday
torning were attended by the u'hual
trge crowd, which packed the opera
The following is the class roll:
, The Class RolL
Paul Jonas Bame, Gold.Hill, N. C.
Joseph Augustus Dennis, Newberry,
Cleburne Blair Epting, Pine Ridge,
Eva Gary Goggans, Newb'erry, S. C.
Floyd Bates Houck, Elkc ree, S. C.
Alan Johinstone, Jr., Newberry, S.
Alonzo Emanuel Lown, New Brook
td, S. C.
Herbert A. Lubs, Savannah, Ga.
Edwin Franklin Kaiser Roof, Bak
sville, S. C.
Harry Brent Schaeffer, Greenville,
Charley Jackson Shealy, Guyton,
James William Shealy, Leesville,
John Henry Sligh, Newberry, S. C.
Marie Muriel Summer, Newberry,
Arthur West, Prosperity, S. C.
Henry B. Wessinger, Ballentine,
Mary Vaea Wiliams, Newberry,
Lallah Rook Simmons, Newberry,
James Albert Burton, Jr., Newber
ry, S. C.
Albert Christopher Garlington,
Newberry, S. C.
Ralph Reinhardt Rugheimer, Char
leston, S. C.
Beaufort M. Scurry, Newberry, S. C.
Leffie Chisoilm Shealy, Delmar, S. C.
Oscar Cleveland Shealy, Leesville,
At the preliminary contest held last
week, five member of the class, in ad
dition to the first and second honor
men, were selected to represent the
class and deliver speeches on Wed
nesday morning. Mr. Alan Johnstone,
Jr., of Newberry, the first honor man,
delivered the valedictory, and Mr.
Harry Brent Schaeffer, of Greenville,
Tenn., the second honor man, deliv
ered the salutatory.
The following was the program of
Harry Brent Schaeffer, Greenville,
P. J. Bame, Gold Hill, N. C.-The
Missign Qf the Denominational Col
C. J. Shealy, Guyton, Ga.-The Stu
H. B. Wessinger, Ballentine, S. d.
the qrime of Technicalities.
H. A. Lubs,, Savaniah, Ga.-The
Debt Tht Humanity Owes to Chem
Alan Johnstone, Jr., Newberry, A.
['.-V aledictory.' . . .
At the conclusion of the addrsS
by the young men of the graduating
class, President Harms, at the re
quest of the faculty, presented the
For the best standing in German
during the course of two years, offer
ed by Rev. C. E. Weltner, of Colum
bia, presented to Mr. C. P. Barre, of
Prosperity, with honorable mention
of Mr. M. E. Roberts, of Marion, and
Mr. G. E. Fink, of Augusta, Ga., all
members of the junior class.
The science medal furnished by Mr.
Rbert Norris and Dr. W. G. Houseal,
of Newberry, to the most proficient
student taking the whole course in
science offered by the college, was
awarded to Mr. H. A. Lubs, of Savan
The medal offered by Dr. 0. B.
Mayer, of Newberry, to that member
of the senior class who shall pass the
best examination on the assigned
course of history, the subject this
year being United States history, was
awarded to Mr. H. A. Lubs, of Savan
.The medal offered -by Hon. A. F.
Lever and C. J. Ramage, Esq., in
memory of former President Geo. W.
Holland, to that student who com
pletes with highest honors the course
prescribed in philosophy for 'seniors,
a subject formerly taught by Presi-r
dent Holland, was awarded to Mr.
Alan Johnstone, Jr., of Newberry,
with honorable mention of Mr. P. J.
Bame, of Gold Hill, N. C., and Mr. H.
B. Schaeffer, of Greenville, Tenn.
The medal offered by Hon. Geo. S.
Mower, of Newberry, to that member
of the senior class who has written
the best essay on the subject de
signated by the faculty, the subject
this year being "The Rise of Ger
many," was awarded to Mr. H. B.
Schaeffer, of Greeneville, Tenn. This
essay is a part of the seniors' Eng
lish course and is a requisite for gra
duation. Honorable mention was
made of Mr. P. J. Bame.
Dr. Thomas H. Dreher, of St. Mat
thews, gives a medal to that student
who has maintained the highest grade
in mathematics, including calculus,
during his course. This medal was
presented by Dr. Dreher to Mr. A. C.
Garlington, of Newberry, the faculty
having decided that he had made the
highest mark during the course.
Rev. C. P. Boozer and Mr. W. A.
Moseley offered a medal to that jun
ior who has sustained the best ex
amination in the Greek language at
the end of the course. The medal was
awarded to Mr. N. B. Hendrix, of Lex-.
(Continued on page two..)