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VOLUME XLIX, MN?BER 46. NEWBERRIY, SOUTH CJAROLIDA, FRIDAY, JUNE 9. 1911. TWICE A WEEK, P1.M A YEAR.
Commencement Came to C11
Bidding them a fond farewell and
God-speed, Newberry college on Wed
nesday sent forth from her doors to
do life's battles seventeen young mer
and four young women.
The graduates ar,e: Degree of A. B
-Cnarles Paschal Barre, Prosperity;
William Gorley Cobb, McLeansville, N
C.; George Ernest Finck. Augusta,
Ga.; Nevins Byford Hendrix, Lees
ville; Gray Hayne Hipp, Newberry;
Bernice Boyd Hoof, Newberry; Robert
Wright Houseal, Newberry; Clifton
Holland Kreps, Columbia; Josephine
Paysinger, Newberry; Maxwell Ern
-est Roberts, Marion; Alan Worthing
ton Spearman, Newberry; Ellen Rosa
lie Wheeler, Slighs; Robert Dunlap
Wilson, Orangeburg. Degree of B.
S.-Herbert Ehrhardt, Ehrhardt;
Joseph Terrell Goggans, Newberry;
Clarence Alonzo Kinard, Sumter; Lil
lius DeKalb Simpson, Prosperity; Carl
Marks Simpson, Prosperity; Edward
Roland Wood, Columbia. Select
Courses-Alice Aull. -Newberry; Henry
.Gustave Adolph Boldt, Charleston.
The class day exercises, which
'were held in the opera house on Wed
nesday morning, and whiCh were at
tended by the largest crowd or com
mencement week, brought to,a close
a most successful and delightful com
mencement. . The attendauce vL vm
tors has been unusually large, includ
ing alumni and friends of the collgge
from many States. The review of the
affairs of the institution by tne trus
tees has shown a healthy and prosper
Ous conditior in all departments, and
the continued growth and larger acti
vitity of the college in a broader field
Six of the graduates had -been se
lected to deliver orations Wednesday,
and the young orators acquitted them
selves with a great deal of credit. Fol
lowing their speeches came the part
-ing words of President -Harms and the
presentatiorn of the diplomas and of
the various medals. President Harinms'
charge to the graduates was a liter
* According to custom, the honor men
this morning delivered the salutatory
and the valedictory-the first honor
rman, Mr.\~Grady Hayne Hipp, of New
berry, speaking the valedictory and
the second. honor man. Mr. Ch'aries'
Paschal Barre, of Prosperity, the sa
The other speakers and their sub-,
W. G. Cobb, Jr.. McLeansville. N. C.
-"Capable of Drudgery."
N. B. Hendrix, Leesville-"Disar
R. W. Houseal, Newberry-"Do the
C. H. Kreps, Columbia-"The Age!
and the Opportunity."
The senior essay medal, offered by~
aGeorge S. Mower to that member of
the class who has written the best1
essay on a subject designated by the'.
faculty, was awarded to Charles P.5
Barre, of Prosperity. Presentation by
Dr. A. G. Voi.gt. Subject assigned by
the faculty this year was "The New!
The medal offered by the Rev. C. P. c
Boozer and W. R. Moseley, Esq., to
That junior who has sustained the best c
'examination in the Greek language at c
the end of the course, -was awarded c
.-to Henry S. Petrea, of Concord, with t
honorable mention of J. B. Smneltzer,: o
of Columbia. Presentation by Dr. A. t.
The medal offered by Dr. 0. B. May- a
er to that member of the senior, class a
who shall pass the best examinationv
on the assigned course of reading in
history, was awarded to Grady Hayne e
Hipp. of Newberry, with honorable tl
mention of Robert W. Houseal. of c
Newberry. Presentation by President d
The medal offered by Mr. John M.y
Kinard to that Freshman who has the iT
best standing for admlss!on into tte ti
Sophomore class was awaraed to Carl] ti
Monte. Contse of T.ittle Mountain. h
h Class of 1911
ose on Wednesday- Twenty
Is and Honors Awarded.
Presentation by President Harms.
The medal offered by Hon. A. F.
Lever and C. J. Ramage. Esq., in
memory of Dr. George W. Holland,
deceased president of Newberry col
lege, to that student who completes
with highest honors the course pre
scribed in philosophy for juniors and
seniors, formerly taught by President
Holland, was awarded to Robert
Wright Houseal, of Newberry, with
honorable mention of N. B. Hendrix,
of Leesville, and C. P. Barre, of Pros
perity. Presentation by President
The medal offered by Dr. Thomas
H. Dreher, of St. Matthews, to that
student who has,maintained the high
est grade in mathematics. including
calculus, was awarded to Clarence A.
Kinard, of Sumter,- with honorable
mention of Lillius DeKal-b Simpson, of
Prosperity. ~Presentation by Presi
The science medal offered by Rob
ert Norris and Dr. W. G. tiouueai to
the most proficient student taking the
whole course in science offered by
the college was awarded to Clifton
Holland Kreps, of Columbia. Presen
tation by President Harms.
The medal offered by Rev. C. E.
Weltner, of Columbia. to that student
who shall have maintained the best
standing in German throughout the
course. was awarded to Robert H.
Folk, of Pomaria, with honorable men
tion of Misses Rosalie Wheeler and
Tilla West. Presentation by Presi
The medal offared by J. H. Summer,
of Newberry, to the student who is
awarded the first honor at the end of
tae course. was awarded to Mr. Grady
Hayne Hipp, of New'berry.
In the graduating "lass public com
plimentary mention for excellence in
the department of engineering was
made of Mr. Clarence A. Kinard, of
Robert W. Houseal, of Newberry,
was awarded the University of Vir
President Harms Farewell.
Following the delivery of the diplo
mas and the conferring of the degrees
upon the graduates. President J.
Henry Harms. in words which burnedi
and thrilled with the beauty and chas-I
titv of their high and lofty sentiment,' 1
bade the class farewell.
President Harms said: fi
"Y'oung men and women, b3 n'thor
ty granted by the commonwealth of a
South Carolina to the trustees of New- c
>erry college. we admi- you today to Jt
:he several degrees. with all the
'ights, titles and privileges pertaining c
:o the same.
"1 have no doubt that you wonder C
vhat these things mean, what signi- e
les .that piece of parchment that you jt
told so jealously in your hand today. a
Ve talk of rights, titles. privfIeges n
>ertaining to a degree. What rights, d
vhat titles, what, privileges? What n
s it, I ask you frankly today. that the Jy
ollege gives you when it grants you n
degree? Just as frankly I want to h
ay to you, my friends of the class of c
911. that it is precious little that your' V
ollege confers upon you today. t
"As to rights, the only right that I v;
an tlhink of now is the right to be- E
ome a member of the Alumni asso
iation and pay your annual dues. As!y
) ti!fe, it does confer upon you a bit 01
f social and intellectual distinction s
possess that parchment. As to G
rivileges, well, you know that if you if
re worthy. at any time you can get 01
testimonial from your alma mater 01
hen you are looking for a job. :u
"But, so far as that sheep-skin is I
oncerned, you could not go out J es
iere upon the street and get thirty J a
ants for it. We confer upon you to- to
1y nothing that you do not already m
ave. The ceremonies through which h1
>u are passing are quite symbolical. y(
hat is a symbol of the confidence of li'
te faculty in you, a symbol to all Ias
te world and to all whom it may in
fought a good fight, that you have
kept a faith. that you have finished a
course. Tat is the symbol that you
have striven for and achieved.
"We give you nothing today, young
men and women. We talk of rights,
titles, privileges pertaining to a de
gree. No board or faculty can magi
cally confer such things u.pon men
ani wornn. These are things that
are forever bound up in the noble and
persistent efforts that you have made
in pursuit of your education. We give
you nothing today, but we give you
red.h... And.you.do......l t. c
PRESIDENT J. HI
the symbol of the things that you al- "V
ready hav-e. And you do well to cher- n
ish and guard and keep that symbol. y
"But, whilst yo'ur graduation has a y
backward reference, it also in a very I
deep sense looks towards the future. tl
Today is your initiation into a life, b
into a career. We ball you bachelors. L
Historically a bac:helor was a person b<
who attached himself-some person of jti
[imited resources and means who at- 'N
Lached himself to some other knight. tl
EIe was a sort of squire to his master. be
and -It was in that sense that the term tc
was ta'ken up by the universities and a:
solleges-to designate a person who
1ad been initiated into the first grade is
)f the brotherhood of scholars.
"I say today,-my friends, that this
s your initiation into life, into that A
Enightly brotherhood, if you please, of T
hose who labor with brain and brawn
n the service of mankind and in the p:
>urposes of God. E.
"Oh, young men. young women, be
trong. be brave, that no weariness .o
vertake your path or entice you from i
he ways of honor. -ad
"I tell you today that the conditions 1e
f a successful life are very brief and to
im.ple. They are these-I would to a
'od I could pronounce them in ac- be
ents that would be unforgettable- th
key are these: Hard work, fair play da
nd a clean life. Hard work, because ad
o man ever gets .far who has not a i
eep and abiding sense of the noble
ess and dignity of labor. As one of
our number has said today, many 'a
ian is sitting around idling away the Al
ours of his days and petulantly ex- Il
[aiming, the world owes me a living. j lE
Te want you to go from this platform
>day exclaiming in your hearts and Iof
iliantly believing that you owe the'
orld a life. ~Ro
"Fair play: We would for you that
u would scorn the advantage of an- Xe
kher's weakness, that you would 1
~orn the fear of another's strength. Ne
et success, men and women-get it C
you can, but never pay the price ch(
honor for it. Play fair-; do unto
hers as you would have them do tr'a
1to you. 'I
"And, finally, a clean life. Our high- tro,
t ambition for you is that you live mo:
life that would have never a thing
l-ide. You may win wvealth, you his
ay win position, you may win fame, his
[t we would rather that. if necessary. W.
iu should lose all these things and Ithe
re a life so upright in its character ber
that you could look without flinch- ing
g into the eyes of any man-men and
d women whn.se strength is as the h-in:
strength of ten, because thAir hear
are pure. A clean life, clean fro
cowardice and disloyalty, clean fro
neglecAed duty, clean from impure an
"The time has come to say good-by
No more for you the joys of colleg
life. We are loath to see you go, f<
those of us who have been down yor
der in the big world know that mar
a deceiver lurks in the path to teml
you astray. Like the very solicitud
of a mother who watches her depar
ing child, so we see you go toda:
7e have prayed for you that you
ight be strong, that in the evil day
ou might stand, and having done all,
et stand. Go out today, class of
)11, with your untried strength, into
ie great conflict, and God Almighty
e: with you. Work hara. Play fair.
ive a life clean before God and clean
efore men. Fare you forth now with
le beneditcion of your aslma mater.
ever forget the fair mother yonder
tat fostered you. Let the word come
ick now and again that you are loyal
the high hope that she cherishes
2d will always cherish for you.
"Fare you fort-h; farewell, class of
'11, and God be with you. Amen."
T.he Alumni~ Address.
The annual address bfefore the
tuni association was delivered on
lesday morning by Prof. 'C W.
elch, class of '79, of Houston, Texas.
-of. Welch was introduced by Mr.
H. Aull, of the class of '80.
A native of Newberry and a sincere
ver .of his alma mater, Prof. Welch
troduced his notaible and scholarly
dress with reminiscences of his col
e days and with beautiful tributes
th3 memory of men whose lives are
part of the glorious history of New
rry college. "Ideals" was his
eme, and he dealt with . present
y problems in a masterful way. His
dress is published idi full elsewthere
this issue of The Herald and News.
The Alumni Association.
F'ollowing the annual address the
amni association held its annual
eting. The followin'g officers were
cted for the ensuing year:
'resident-Rev. James D. Kinard,
Jice-president-W. J. Cherry, of
secretary-Prof. S. J. Derrick, of
?reasurer-Prof. 0. B. Cannon, of
X.1J. Ramage, Esq., of Saluda, was
sen annual orator for 1912.
~usiness of a routine nature was
'he following resolutions were in
Tuced 'by Mr. E. H. Aull and unani
Coming from the great State of
adoption to the greater State of
nativity and of his love, Prof. C. j
Welch. class of '79, has delighted|J1
alumni and all the friends of New
ry college with an address breath- I
love for the college and a high
devoted patriotism which enables l'
L. with the vior arl fertility of:
Is his intellect, to realize clearly the
: dangers with which this republic is
n beset. and to suggest and urge the
"Resolved, That the thanks of tne
e. Alumni association be, and they are
e hereby, tendered Prof. C. W. Welch
Pr for his magnificent address."
I- The Literary Address.
The address before the literary so
t cieties of the college was delivered on
e Tuesday night by Dr. Henry Nelson
Snyder, of Spartanburg, the-scholarly
president of Wofford college. Dr.
Snyder was introduced by Superin
tendent Henry Lee Dean, of the New
berry city schools.
Dr. Snyder's address was one of the
finest efforts to which it has ever been
the pleasure of a Newberry audience
to listen. He spoke for fifty minutes,
and his audience could have listened
to him twice as long with the same
undivided attention which it gave him.
The theme was "The Human Ideal
in the Educational Process."
Dr. Snyder referred to the trend of
the age to make education vocational,
to make education an apprenticeship j
so that the step out of school into the! s
world might be an easy one. This
was the dominant thought of the hour i
when it comes to considering the mat I
ter of taking the raw material. of our i
human nature and subjecting it to the
organizing processes of training. s
Granting this and granting the de- N
mand of the nation and the age for it,
he urged that never before in the his- s
tory of human experience was there b
a greater need of having at least some
institutions, some processes organized F
forlsubjecting the human material to ti
the more general aim and the more
humane aim of 'training that says to if
us that the man is greater than the t
worker, that what is behind the hand
in more significant than what comes g
out of the hand, that after all we are b
each of us greater anf more than any
thing that we do, that we are as mucn S
concerned with how we think as what d
w. do. The old modern college was
gone and gone forever, he feared, with ii
its few studies and simple discipline, e
but, which he was in no sense critic- h
ising the institutions that train men c
for the specific pursuits of life, be- y
cause the greatest good to the great- TI
est number demands them, we should sl
keep as the core, as the heart, of
our educational system that institu- f2
tion 'which has to do with the making
and training of the constructive think- U
n.* The most practical man a college
turned out was the thinker wno stood U
four-square to all the winds.
."Wholesale purchase at the ballot
box, the buying a senatorship, the fr
shame of the divorce courts, the b-lack
ening smear of the froth of the upper
slums of the new-rich and the smear
of the muck of the lower slums of the fr
very poor-no civilization lasts that is
built of such things. And, young men, fr
if your college can send out of its
walls a merchant who, standing in the NE
integrity of his manhood, shows to
the community and to the common- fr
wealth that there are men wnow rhon
or you can not buy, if it sends out a
lawyer whose brains are not a pur
chasa.ble commodity that anybody can Cc
buy to defeat the ends of justice, but
rather the lawyer that stands with naie
head among the stars, who uses his ,
mastery of the law to further the great at
cause of human righteousness and Cr
justice, if out there goes the physic- in
ian who touches with skilled hands Y
the bodies of men to -bring them to s
healthful soundness but who also th
gives of the quality and the majesty
of his moral character, and touches Pr
the souls of men as well -if you once m
in a generation send out a sun-crown
ed leader like that, you have justified
every dollar that has been put into inv
you, every love that has wrought it- tie
self into your souls, every sacrifice He
that has been made for you and every hel
[iope that has flowered in your be- 'big
Degrees Conferred. hea
The board of trustees conferred the cou
legree of doctor of divinity upon Rev. A
3. A.'Freed, of Columbia. and the d-e- stui
;ree of master of arts upon Miss inte
t.gnes Chapman, of Newberry, the lat- boa
er for work done in the course. Miss acti
Thapman is the first woman to receive and
his degree from Newberry college. <froi
The report of President Harms. re- Thi
-iewing the work of the 'past year, was furi
tcepted. The report showed a Jedu
NEWS OF PROSPERITY.
Graduates of Various Institutions Re
ceive Diplomas-Social Affairs.
Prosperity, June 8.-Mr. A. B. Wise
attended the graduating exercises at
the University of South Carolina We&
Mrs. E. D. Bedenbaugh, of Atlanta,
is visiting Rev. Z. W. Bedenbaugh.
Miss Isol3ne Wyche, who has been
teaching in Athens, Ga., is home for
Miss Annie Moseley is spending sev
ral weeks in Columbia.
Miss Susie Langford attended Wof
lord college commencement, return
ng home on Wednesday, accompanied
>y her brother, Herbert, who graduat
Mrs. Joe Hartman is vis?ting her
'ather in the' Mount Pilgrim section.
Misses Y'Genia and Rosabelle Har
non spent 3Wnesday in Columbia.
Mr. F. N. Calmes, of Americus, Ga.,
s visiting relatives in town.
Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Wise left Wed-'
tesday for Glenn Springs for 10 days'
Mrs. C. T. Wyche and Miss Isoline
Vyche attended commencement at
Iniversity of South Carolina this
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Baker, and
on, Stanley, are guests of Mrs.-E. W.
Mrs. 13. M. Havird, of 'Silverstreet,
pent the week-end with Miss Eliza
Miss Lillie Warner is home from
'ulaski, Tenn., where she has been
Miss Mae Lee.Barre, of Chattanooga,
spending her vacation with her sis
,r, Mrs. E. W. Werts.
Miss Mary Lizzie Wise has as her
uests 'Misses Louise Jones, of New
erry, and Cassie Brown, of Augusta.
Dr. J. A. Hunt has returned to
tatesboro, Ga., after spending a few
ays in town.
Prosp'erity and its people are keep
ig pace with the advanced idea of
lucation, as is well demonstrated -by
er representatives in the senior
lasses at the various colleges this
ear who received their degrees.
hese are the happy possessors of
G. aW. Harmon, degree of D.- D. S.,
omn- Southern Dental coutege.
J. P. Wise degree of B. L., from
niversity of South Carolina.
C. G. Wyche, degree of A. B., from
niversity of South Carolina.
Allen Lester, degree of A. B., from
Minnie Boyd Brown, degree of A. B.,
om Due West.
Clara Gibson, degree of A. B., from
Willie Mae Wise, degree of A.' B.,
Annie Moseley, degree of Music,
Charlie Barre, degree of A. B., from
Marks Simpson, degree of B. S.,
Lillus D. Simpson, degree of B. S.,
Mviss Mary Willis is home from the
rhe U. D. C. will me-et June 14 at 5
lock with Miss Gertrude Bobb.
i7he public is cordially mnvited to
end a lecture which Dr. G. B.
mer will deliver on Sunday morn
Sin Grace Luther church to the
ung People's society. The 'Sunday
iool has been changed from 4 in
afternoon to 9.45 a. m.
L. large delegation represented
>sperity at Newberry during com
Ve can't see why the government
ariably spells the name of our lit
city' with a small "h."-Rock Hill
rald. That's nothing. They spell
I with a small "h," and hell is a
ger city than Rock Hill.
ltthy condition, and was most en
petition was presented !from the
ients asking to be allowed to play
r-collegiate football. This the
rd declined to authorize, basing its
on upon the expense to students
the time which would be taken
n lectures and other college duties.
board adheres to its policy to
lish as economical and as thorough
ation as possible.