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The Herald and News
V0LC3CE LI., SOIBER 45. NEWBERRY, S. C, FRIDAY., JUNE 6, 1913. TWICE A WEEK, fLM A YEAR.
THE VAUGHN CASE
ARGUED SUPREME COURT
YATTimv VOW TS PENITENTIARY
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Was Convicted of Numberless Outrage
on Little Girl Orphans Under
Special to The Herald and News.
Columbia, .June 5.?The appeal of
T. U. Vaughn, the former superinten
dent of the Odd Fellows urpnan nome |
from the sentence of death passed on
him by the lower court was argued
"before the supreme court today, McCullough
and Martin, of Greenville,
( Appearing for Vaughn and Sullivan, of
Anderson, represent the State.
Vaughn is confined in the peniten,
tiary awaiting the outcome of his appeal.
Vaughn was convicted of numberless
outrages against the Tittle girl
orphans and sentenced to be electrocuted.
Mr. Sabers Weds Miss Whitehead.
A. R. Presbyterian, 4th.
*? ^A?i5o tr ?ave his i
iYI. tuai ico 11. J,
friends in Due West a surprise. On I
last Monday he was quietly married at
Shelby, N. to Miss Bessie Lee
Whitehead. After spending a day or
two in Anderson with his mother he
returned to Due West last Saturday
and they are taking in the commencement
together. Mr*. Nabers was a
student in Erskine and a most excellent'young
lady taking a worthy stand
in college. Mr. Nabers is one 01 me
promising members of the graduating
class of the Seminary. He will
fill Rev. J. W. Carson's pulpit in Newterry
this summer. He has been elect
ed to the pastorate of Prosperity and
Cannons Creek churches and will take
charge in the early tall. Hearty congratulations
to these young people.
CoL Dickert Visits Union.
TT? -n Or-A
umuu nugicos, *>*?.
Col. D. A. Dickert, of Newberry, has
"been spending several days here with
bis son, Capt J. R. Dickert. Col. Dicker!
said it had been ten years since
lie has visited Union and that he
notes many changes and improvements
in the town. Col. Dickert has
written several articles and one of
^ - two works relative *o war incidents,
Bf and he is indeed interesting and enwr
tertaining in his conversations.
Prof, Derrick at Samoa.
The issue of the Saluda Standard
containing the following failed to
reach this office on time, hence the
lateness of Its reproduction in these
"The conjmenoement of the Saluda
High school was held in the auditorium
Monday night before a crowded
> Ihouse, many being turned back at the
doors. The exercises were among the
nf an oh character that
UCOl v* v?
the school.*48 ever lield.
"Prof. $. i. Derrick, of Newberry,
college, delivered the annual address.
His lecture va? full of humor and wit
and wholesome advice to the young
members ol the graduating class. Prof
[Derrick's lecture was along educational
lives sad took well with the large
Married In North Carolina.
Accompanied by Messrs. Eugene H.!
liongshore and George D. Broiwn, Mr.!
William F. Ewart left on Monday for
Wadesboro, N. C., where at 7.0 on!
Wednesday morning he and Miss Nancy 1
Frontis Howard were married. Shortly
after the wedding they left Wadesfcoro
and reached Newberry the same
[_ afternoon over the Atlantic Coast Line
K Mr. Ewart has a very large number
of friends in his life long home city
of Newberry, and tinoe his return
from Wadesboro he has been kept
pretty busy shaking hands and receiving
the congratulations of the people
with their well wishes. No man ever
returned with a bride to Newberry
who was more warmly welcomed than
Mr. Ewart and his North Carolina
^ "bride, and The Herald and News takes
especial pleasure in joining in with
*his large throng to show the popular
senior member of the Ewalt-Perry
company that he and Mrs. Ewart have
'"!n,,ao all fnr a life of haDDi
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mess and prosperity, with none to
want it otherwise.
THE 3TEWS OF PROSPERITY.
Piano Recital by Pupils of Mrs. J. F.
Browne, a Success? Personal
Prosperity, June 5.?Miss Kathleen
Counts has returned to Little Mountain
after a visit to Miss Doris Kohn.
Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Wise are spending
a few days in Columbia.
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Miss JLiUCiie jL*atnaii, 01 ^cnucnj,
'visited Miss Marguerite Wise this
Mrs. S. J. Kohn and little Mary j
Kohn are spending the week in Co- |
lumbia with Mrs. A. H. Kohn.
Mrs. G. W. Harmon and little Rebecca
Harmon and Elizabeth Browne j
are visiting Mr. W. P. B. Harmon at
Mrs. Alice Hodges is spending a few j
days in Newberry.
Miss Helen Nichols, on her way home
from Summerland cbllege, stopped
over for a few days with Miss Alda i
Miss Helen Lath,an spent several
days this week with Miss Tena Wise. j
Miss Annie Moseley has reached
home for the summer after spending
the winter at Vidali^ Ga.
Mr. B. S. Schumpert, of Columbia, j
visited his sister, Mrs. W. A. Moseley
this week. /
Mrs. Nannie Wheeler and Miss Nannie
Wh-eeler are spending the week in j
Mr. Herbert Langford, of Columbia, |
is home spending a tew weeks, being
on the sick list.
Mr. Olin Bobb, who has been work- j
ing in Columbia, is home for the summer.
Miss Minnie Boyd Brown, Rev. 0.1
D. Davis and Mr. W H. Caldwell are f
in Due West attending commencement.
Miss Evelyn Wise, of Little Mountain,
spent Tuesday with Miss Marguerite
Mrs. WV B. Sheaiv, 01 lame mouh- >
tain, has been the guest this week of j
Miss Gertrude Bobb.
Prof, and Mrs. J. S. Wheeler, Mr.
A. L. Wheeler and Miss Alda Ray
'Wheeler, spent Monday at Summerland
Mrs. Joe Hartman has as her guest
Miss Jenny Lee Kinard^ of Little
? n Qi?or1or onrl oViflflrPn
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visiting at Kallocks, S. C.
Mrs. J. B. Bedenbaugh, of Bomaria,
is spending a few days with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Werts.
Mr. H. J. Rawl ha* as his guest his
niece, Miss Estelle Rawl, of Plains,
Dr. C. T. Wyche has gone to Rock
Hill to attend a meeting of the trus- |
tees of Winthrdp college.
Misses Grace ^Burton Reagin, Hattie
Wise, Eunice Shealy, and Annie
Lee Langford, and Eunice Long, are
home from Winthrop college.
Miss Ruby Russell, of Cartersville,
Ga., is visiting Mrs. J. S. Wheeler.
Miss Willie Mae Wise, who taught
in Sumter the past session, is home
for the summer,
Mr. P. p. Singley has gone to Car
roll's sanitarium at Asnevine, ?. u.,
Mr. A. B.| Wise was a business
visitor in Columbia Wednesday.
iMr. S. W. Duncan, of Greenwood,
has been in town this week.
Mr. B. B. Hair spent the week-end
Mrs. Pat Kennedy, of Due West,
spent several days last week with her
mother, Mrs. Alice Witherspoon.
Miss Lilly Luther has gone to Columbia
to visit relatives.
Rev. D. P. Boyd, of Newberry, is
visiting relatives in town.
The William Lester Chapter, U. DJ
C., will meet June 10 at 5 o'clock with
Mrs. Geo. W. Harmon.
Miss Olive Counts reached home
Wednesday from Columbia college.'
Dr. Ernest Bickley, or snversireei,
spent Tuesday with his former classmate,
Mr. L. M. Wise.
Misses May With-erspoon and Clara
Brown reach home this week from
Due West Female college.
The piano recital by the pupils of
j Mrs. J. t\ urowne was a. V/Uiupi^bu
success and was greatly enjoyed by a
large and appreciative audience. Mrs.
Browne entertained her class of forty
pupils Tuesday afternoon from 5
to 6. An ice course was served.
The Wednesday afternoon sewing
club wa organized at Miss Bobb's
with seven charter members. All who
would like to become members are
invited to meet with Mrs. John Cros
son next Wednesday afternoon. The
following officers were elected:
President?Mrs. C. T. Wyche.
Secretary?Miss Elizabeth Hawkins/
Light refreshments will be served,
and each one is requested to bring a
piece of fancy work.
The Literary Sorosis meets June 6th
with Mrs. L. A. Black.
News of Excelsior.
Excelsior, June 5.?The weather
has been fine for harvesting and the
most of the grain has been gathered
in good condition.
Miss Jessie Lorick of Columbia college,
is home for vacation.
Snnprrisnr TTill has done some ;2T00d
work on the road leading by Mr. J. j
A. C. Kiblers' home.
Cotton has come to a stand and the
farmers are busy thinning it out now.
The writer and wife in company
with Mr. J. H. Crosson, Mr. Berley
Bedenbaugh and Mr. J. E. Long, spent
Sunday in Leesville, going over in
Mr. Longs nice new automobile, and
we found the public road in fairly
good condition for travel. We noticed
the crops along the road from Pros,vn
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good stand, and in fairly good condition.
We also noticed some fine
fields of grain along the road and in
fact Saluda county is noted for good
grain crop**. Leesville is a preftty
town and continups to push forward.
Our visit to Leesville on Sunday was
pleasant and sad, pleasant to meet a
good many of our old friends and sad
for us to visit the .cemetery and look
at the grave of our dear mother and
brother, who are sweetly sleeping
there. This if nothing more makes
us feel dear to Leesville. Mr. Long
is a good driver with his automobile
and he has our thanks for our visit
to Leesville on Sunday.
TEIP BY AUTOMOBILE.
Mr. H. 0. Long and Party Have Pleasant
Trip Through Country to
Mr. H. 0. Long went up to Greenville
last Friday on business. He went
in his Bergdoll car, taking with htm
his sister, Mrs, B. M. Havird, Miiss
Bessie Long, and Miss Julia Plexico.
lAlter concluding his business there
they took a spin up the Blue Ridge.
They visited Henderscnville, Asheville
and Lake Toxaway.
While at Asheville, they drove
over Biltmore, the northern millionaire's
reservation of 180,000 acres. He
has recently secured at an exorbitant
price, a tract of four acres in the midrrr'U
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Ult UL ills Viupcilj, VVLUIUU uuu
owned by an old negro since slavery
time. He has a dairy farm on this
reservation where 400 cows are kept
They supply* the city of Asheville with
I pure milk, butter and cream,
j At this season of the year the mountain
laurel is in full bloom. The
mountain sides are literally covered
with the delicate pink flowers, while
I the rhododendron is.lust beginning to
Ibud- . There
is a driveway up Sunset
mountain, from which one can look
down on the city of Asheville. It is
especially beautiful to see <the electric
lights at night. They went from
Hendersonville to Lake Toxaway on
The Southern railroad follows the
French Broad river to its source. The
Rr?enerv is eood alone the roi te. The
lake is a beautiful body of clear water
several thousand feet above the sea
level, and surrounded* by mountains.
The roads were in fine condition for
the most part. The trip can be easily
made in a car. They had a delightful
trip, with not a single puncture or ac
cident of any kind.
Snobs and Snabs.
Little Snob?I don't see any waiters.
Why don't they wear uniforms?
You can't tell who are gentlemen,
and who are not, can you?
Superior Waiter (sarcastically)?
|We waiters find no difficulty, sir!?
I London Opinion.
TH ENEWS 0 POMARIA.
Bitten by Dog?>~o Rabbies?Annt
Tiney Kibler Has Accident?Quet
Pomaria, June 4.?Mr. Eddie Wicker
was very much excited one day
[last week by being bitten by his own
dog and afterwards the dog began to
act strangely and was killed. Dr.
Pinner was sent for Jit once and decided
it necessary to send the dog's ^
head tr? the Pnstpiir institute. An I
examination was mMe and found that
the dog was not suffering from rabbies.
His many friends very much re- j
joice with him that the dog was not
Aunt Viney Kibler had the misfor- j
tune to fall and break her thigh near
the hip bone one day last week and
is confined to her bed where she will (
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D9 ior some Lixxits. xi seems <a.? n ouc (
had gone to the old Jimmy Riser place 1
and in an effort to gather some currants
by the wayside fell and was j
taken up in the above named condi- j
tion. Owing to her age and due to
the shock she received she was not;
able to tell just how U happened. j
Some Dainters are at work painting j
the depot pump hou*e and water tank
here for the Southern railway which
will add to the looks of our town.
Mr. Lowman Ruff and Miss Claud
Lominick were quietly married last;
Sunday evening June the 1st, at the
St. Paul parsonage by Rev. Y. von A.
Riser. Mr. Ruff is a son of Col. D.
A. Ruff and is one of St. Phillips most
prosperous farmers. Miss Lominick
is the charming daughter of Mrs. Sal- 1
lie Lominick. We wish the young cou- J
pie much happiness through life.
An election was held in this school
district last Friday to vote on some
extra mills for the support of the i
school. There was some objection to
this, but it was easily carried by a |
vote of 21 to 10.
Nearly all of the girls have come to '
their respective homes from -the various
colleges. Among the latest to j
come home is Misses Ethel Seybt,
Ida Mae Setzler, Julia Setzler, Kathleen
Hentz, from Mont Amoena, N. C.;
Misses Anne Hatton, Kate Wilson,
Helen and Elizabeth Hentz, from Due
West, and Miss Myrtle Epting, from
Lander college. None of the boys
havp in vet. hut are exDected 1
I Mr. W. L. Bedenbaugh went out to
Leesville Sunday to attend commencement
at Summerland college return!
ing home Monday.
Mrs. W. C. Summer has returned
from Norfolk, Va., where she has been
on an extended vi?it for several j
Miss Dlive Genann, of Georgia, a I
classmate of Miss Ethel Seybt, is Visiting
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Berley made a
business trip to Columbia this week.
Miss Lucy Ligon wen^to Newberry
to do some shopping on Tuesday, returning
home on Wednesday.
Rev. J. A. Linn will preach here
next Sunday p. m.* his regular appointment,
on the subject of Baptism.
Rev. Linn is an able preacher and you
can always expect tr hear a good sermon.
Service at 4.30 p. m.
Prof. E. B. Setzler, of Newberry college,
and family spent Sunday in Pomaria
Pomaria will be well represented at
commencement next week as we can
boast of first honor man, Georg?
Breaker Setzler. All are very anxious,
too, to hear Mr. Walter Reiser who
will be principal of our new school
Rural Policeman Turner and Policeman
B. T. Richardson caught a
large gang of negroes handling some
"square bones" for which they wili.
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Deputy Sheriff Berley Resigns.
Deputy Sheriff Thos. A. Berley has
resigned his position under Sheriff
Cannon G. Blease for a better job.
Sheriff Blease has not as yet appointed
a successor to fill the vacancy.
Deputy Berley has made a good of~
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ncer. 'mere may De auu uuuuue?
are others in the county who can fill
the offiee as well, but there is none
who can fill it better than he.
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DOCTORS FIMSH COURSE.
Commencement Comes to the Medical
College.?Mr. Weston's Address.
Charleston, June 2.?The commencement
exercises of the Medical
college took place tonight atr the
Academy of Music when 30 young
men received diplomas in medicine
and 17 in pharmacy and the interesting
program which had been arranged
for the occasion was closed
with a formal and brief ceremony
'of turning over the institution from
its individual corporate existence by
Maj. Theodore G. Barker of the board
of trustees to the governor of South
Carolina, representing the new board
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01 irilSietfJS, eieuttSU uy IUC icgxoiatui^.
The Rev. H. H. Lumpkin delivered
the invocation and at the close of the
exercises pronounced 'the benediction.
The address of /he dean, Dr. Robert
Wilson, reviewed the work of the
college and the prospects Of the future,
as a State institution, with reference
to the recent successful camDaign
in raising more than $75,000
for a new college building to be erected
on Lucas street opposite the Roper
Francis H. Weston, of Columbia delivered
the annual address, speaking
ably and eloquently to the graduates.
Diplomas went to the following
In Medicine?C. C. Ariail, St.
George; J. M. Barnwell; Adams Run;
w w Reach. Taxahaw: J. R. Belk,
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Taxahaw; - W. C, Boyleston,, Springfield;
H. H. Blake, Savannah, Ga.;
J. H. Brodie, Springfield, J. R. Claussen,
Claussen; J. W. DuPre, Owings;
Eugene Graham, Morrisville; R. M.
Graham, Cowards; A. D. Gregg, Florence;
J. P. Harrison, Greenville; J.
M. Hobson, Pendleton; J. P. Jewell,,
Piedmont; P. J. Johnston, St George;
W. S. Judy, St. George; J. L. Marshall,
'Morrisvill^, C. D. Mills, Newberry; J.,
D. Moorhead, Columbia; A. T. Nelly, I
Rock Hill; H. M. Parker, Jr., Char- j
leston; C. M. Scott, Kingstree; H. B.:
Senn, Newberry; W. C. Stone, Lees
ville; H. P. Wagener, Charleston; c.
A. West, Camden; S. E. Wheeler,.
Parksville; A. M. Wilcox, Marion; I. j
R. Wilson, Charleston.
In Pharmacy?E. C. Blackwell,
Union, A. Brock, Charlotte, N. C.;
W. J. Bryant, Orangeburg; J. A. Gilbierson,
Charleston; P. C. Halford,
Blackville; J. H. Hardwick, Conway;
J. H. Hutchinson, Rock Hill; W. S.
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Nelson, Manning; u. j. i^ouie, <jia-j
ham; W. L. Rogers, Fork; J. H. San- i
ders, Charleston; B. T. Smith, Bowman;
C. L. Stover, Charleston; H. .W.
White, Marion; A. A. Wilkinson, Abbeville;
T. C. Holman, Cameron; J. J.
Morris, Lake City.
The first nine graduates in medicine
have the refusal of positions as
'internes at the Roper hospital and the
St. Francis Xavier infirmary, being as
follows: Drs. Wagener, Barnwell,
Mills, Hobson, Eugene Graham, Wil
son, Beach, Senn and Judy.
The first six honor men in phar|macy
are Messrs. Noble, Sanders,
| Smith, Blackwell, Nelson and Bryant
Marriage of Rev. Mr. MeKlttrick.
The Rev. J. R. McKittrick, of Dyson,
was in the city Wednesday and procured
a marriage license, leaving the
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I same aay ior rori mm uu. uis uicooi
ant mission, the sequel of which is
found in the following from the Fort
[Mill Times of Thursday:
"An event of interest to a large
number of Fort Mill people will be
the marriage this afternoon at 4.30
o'clock of Miss Carrie Parris, daughter
of Mr. W. H. Parks, and Rev.
James R. McKittrick, of Saluda. The
1 nlono of +Vio Tinrnp I
marriage wni tanc ai. iuv ?
of 'Mr. and Mrs. D. G. Culp, in this
city, the ceremony to be performed
by the Rev. S. P. Hair of the local
Baptist church. Rev. Mr. McKittrick
and bride will leave Fort Mill on the
afternoon train for Saluda, their future
The Rev. Mr. McKittrick is well
known here and has many friends
who congratulate him and wish him
and his bride many of he choice blessings
of this life.
If you would measure a man by
his own standard, listen to what he
has to say about his neighbors.
PROGRESS IS MADE
DT TRIAL OF LONG
Many Witnesses Give Testimony in
Aiken Case.?Defendant To Tes
Aiken, June 4.?"If Hugh Long is
elected to the legislature I will kill
and stamp him in th? dust!"
M. T. Holly, a well known Aiken
county farmer living a lew miies irom
Aiken, and who was himself a candidate
for the State senate in the political
campaign which last summer
led up to the killing of Pickens N.
Gunter by Hugh Long, testified ; at
Long's trial this morning that Pickens
Gunter uttered this threat the Monday
-evening before the second primary
told him," said Mr. Holley^ on
the stand, "that he could get in mote
trouble in a minute than he could
get out of in a lifetime, and that if
he talked that way, Long might kill
Mr. Holley's testimony was the
climax of the morning's proceedings.
The defense began to combat the case ^
the prosecution yesterday made out
against the legislator, and this morning
produced some strong testimony
to establish the plea of self-defense.
"I saw Pickens Gunter in Aiken on
the night of August 27 last year, the /
night of the first primary election,"
said Mr. Holley. "I was at the bnlle
tin board looking at the returns as
they came in, interested as I fit for
the reason that I waa a nmrlWste for
the State senate. Goirf?r, wfuy vr&L
my friend, came up. He w*s drinking,
i saw he was mad. He said he
wanted to talk to me. We talked
out of the crowd and into a parfc in
the stree^. Then he wante4 to knov
'what in hell*1 we gave Hugh Long
e?oli o larfo vnip hSF6 in Aiken
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for. I told Jjfm I had notfting to do with
it. He s?id, 'If you'll go in that
crowd and get Long and bring hlsi out
here I'll shdw you how qufick I can
kill him.' I told him if he wanted
to shoot Long to go hunt him himself."
The threit, -the witness declares,
Pickens Gunter made against long's"
life, was made at Wagener. MI ewtte
back to Aiken and seeing Mr. LoftgrI
advised him not to go back to Wag.
ener. I told him what Gunter had
threatened," continued Mr. Holley.
"He replied that Ije thought .the whole
thing would blow ofer after the election
and that he didn't think Gunter
would hurt him."
Laurens' Stfog Birds.
Laurens Advertiser. /
We have never been able^to und^stand
just what is meant by an ".all"
^ ?? T/vn?not
day-singing."?ureeuwuuu ?jvui ?*< *.
Ask the Laurens people. They know
more about it than anybody else. At
least they have more of it.?Newberry
Herald & News.
An all-day singfpg is ju*t wfiat the
word implies, an ^11-day singing,
something like the old tioe preach- *
Ing in the country, where people came
from long distances, to have services
in the morning, dinner on the lawn
around the house of worship and services
again in,the afternoon. At the*
all-day singing, the people come from
miles around, bringing "well filled
baskets" prepared to stay all day. A
song service is held in the morning,
followed by the midday meal. After
dinner the singing is resumed until
the time comes to gc? home. The singing
is under the direction of a regularly
elected choir leader who possio
bly 'Will sing a soio ox* picpaic u v
gram of solos, duets, quartets, etc.
The music consists entirely of sacred
songs, sung in the good old-fashioned
way with the spirit and religious
fervor characteristic of fervid, devout
people. While the custom might
not be peculiar to this section, it
seems to he more common here than \
?icawhprp. Dossibly because of the un
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usually sociable inclination of the peo'ple
and their natural love for music
derived from the cultivation, of the
musical instinct since the e^rly settlement
of the country.
I have seen gleams in the faces of.
i men that let me look into a higher
| country.?Carlyle. _ i