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nsrpr- iqtjrhAM RECORDER, DURHAM, 17. 0. TUESDAY, MAT 30, 1911'.
fusion CHAPEL HILL nrw. ; Cjsei Saturday With Senior : Day Exercises , - ;TUshop' Denny, of Nashville, Delivers n Able Discourse Many I'er . formances Dear to the Hearts of the Grartuating'f lass Are Enacted JnPneFonu. ; v ' JP V i ;, : .' -1 . .Chapel Hill. May 29. The 116th commencement was formally inau gurated! Saturday' with the senior eUsg -day exercises, in Gerrard hall !n the morning and under the shades of the old Davie poplar.in the after noon. At about 9.30 o'clock in .the morn ins toe senior class gathered in Ger rard hall for a last private meeting together. 2o one was admitted ex cept the members of 1911, and the exercises were simple and of a semi : acred nature, such as the offering of prayer and one last informal talk ,all together. ' "At 10.30 the real erefses of the day began, when the class solemnly marched up the aisle of old Gerrard hull to the strains of the university orchestra to the aeata reserved for them in front When the speakers had taken their places on the plat forra; President W. A. Dees advanced yi me ironi 10 mane retu d-esa to his classmates. Next followed the reading of the ciass history , by Richard G. Stock ton. .Then Ira C. Mosct presented the c teas girt, wnicn is me sum oi 000 to he raised in the next few teMM k 4 V a Iav.I m.mhart tf 1911- j w j - . .ri Ui m uyuacu IUMN u ' 000 to be used for the constructing of a new athletic field,, which is to le up-to-date in every respect, like those of the leading colleges of the country. . . . ' -' ..- r Dr.rrancls P. Venable, after a selection .by the. orchestra, Introduc ed successively tbe contestants lor the Willie P. Mangum medal for ora tory established in 1818 and one of tne most coveteo nonors in coiiege. The orators were I. Harding Hughes, KVeaklntr on "The Master Passion;" C. L. Williams, speaking on "Tbe easier ruaiuo ui Auiifin.au uvuiw rscy," and C. E. Mcintosh, speaking on "Tbe Third Estate in Man's Emancipation." The award will be, announced in Memorial ball Tues day morning. : The senior class exercises were brought to close in the afternoon rider the old Davie poplar on the University campus with the reading of the history, prophecy and will by George Graham, Frank Oliver and Marry Solomon, respectively, and-by tbe smoking of the pipe of peace, tbe scrroundlog of the Juniors and be queathing to them tbe senior priv ileges, the singing of tbe college sticks tad yells for the last time to gether and the taking of tbe Urn drink of water all together at the well. Bishop Collins Denny, of the Metb. cdist Episcopal church, south, of Nashville, Teun., preached the bacca laureate sermon Sunday morning in Memorial ball before tbe university graduating class on the text "What soever a man sowetb, that shall he also reap." "Men, express their whole personal creed.", be said, "in the belief that tie?: have a soul." Bishop Denny declared be believed be bad a soul. "1 be soul makes man more powerful than all tbe material universe. Tbe greatest thing In man is mind. When foe loses mental responsibility, be is , put Into an asylumn. Mind reacts In definite ways. Msn Is not responsible I of ieelings; a man with a pebble In his shoe cannot walk in comfort. Ntllber is be responsible for bis de sire for food. Man Is responsible Len be mskes a choice of what he '111 and will not take." He discredited Voltaire's observa tion tbat tbe truth of a need is no proof It will be satisfied "Man nnmt be Immortal. Before an English-! speaking audience there Is no need to prove that ke ia free. God exhorts o to so right eeeds, though man ' Is -not responsible because right is light and wrong Is wrong. No legis lature can alter one of God's laws, s ib is tbe divorce Isw. We cannot cover up a wrong by changing tbe name." ', ' Progressive euchre parties tbe takr prwlaiioed to be gambling. i'aper bills sre not money but only promises to pay: thus we dally live lies. A man must reap as be has own. There is more Irr the prodigal ton parsbte than many see, for tbe latter probably did not retlore bis yalaed inheritance. We must pre j ire to resp the evil w: bsve sown." lllshop Denny copiously illustrated bis points by tbe life of David. , King George Invlles J. Plerpont Morgan Psrls, May 2. King George bas sent 1. Plerpont Morgan a so lal In- vitstion to attend tbe coronation and: ... ... .. ...... iiiir gaB la tbe on.y American wbo hss mm ofiori. mxm-m LOVE WILL FIHD II Villi Y H l Villi YS Mr. Sheppari Refused a License Here Succeeds in Wake The truth of the old saying about love's finding a way was demon strated once again In the case of Miss May Sun Herndon and M. T. Shep pcrd, who were united in the holy bonds of matrimony In the middle of the public road just across the Wake county line Sunday afternoon. The groom to be applied to Regis ter of 'Deeds Markham Saturday af ternoon for-license. He desired to take tbe customary oath as to the age of his Intended, but Mr. Mark ham happened to know of his own personal knowledge that the young lady had not reached the legal age and would not grant the necessary j.erirossion. Nothing daunted the Cupid Impelled young man boarded tbe evening train for Raleigh secured tbe license from the Wake county ctT.clals and returned on the 3 a. m. traim Sunday afternoon the wedding party was bundled tnto the new auto mobile of Mr. J. C. Carpenter and tbe trip was made across tbe Wake county line. The ceremony was per formed In the middle of tbe road by Rev. O. N. Marshall and the happy ronple returned to the borne of Mr. Sheppard's father, Tbe bride Js a daughter of Mr. J. S. Herndon, of Patterson township. The groom la a valued employee of tbe Carpenter Bros. Mercantile com pany. A1LLKH1 mis s Frisk Ilrky Took LacJaaxsi .Saturday . Frank Kirby, a colored man well known about .town, committed suicide Saturday evening at bis home la Haytl by swallowing several ounces of laudanum, ' Kirby had been drinking heavily for some time and he was practically a nervous wreck. He swaiiowed the poison about 6:30 o'clock and died. a short time afterwards. In spite of tbe strenuous efforts of his friends to keep him awake until physicians arrived. Dr. Jordan wa called in, but be was dead before be arrived. . Tbe deceased was about 60 years of age and leaves at wife and several children. He served a term in tbe penitentiary for the murder of a stur dent of the university some twenty or more years ago. Tbe murder preyed oa bis mind and this was. perhaps largely the cause of tbe suicide. Seil-Ontennla of Phillipl flattie. Pbillippl, W. Va., May 29. The great home-coming week, arranged by tbe local board of trade and tbe citizens of Pbilippl In general, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first land enga"ement of the Civil War, which took place at Pbil ippl, began tola morning tinder tbe most auspicious conditions. Tbe town It full of visitors from all ntrts of tbe state and tbe crowd la constant ly swelled by new arrivals. Tbe offi cial celebration began this morning with a military salute and later In tbe day a grand mass meeting was held. Tb-ws sf the Land ef tbe Slj. ' Ashfrvlll, May 29. The AshvIIle board of trade bas forwarded to the .North German Lloyd Steamship com pany and the Hamburg-American Steamship company views of this sec tion for use in psrnphM form by these trans-Atlantic carriers. Tbe pictures Include some of tbe handsomest views of this mountain section. Including PiKgah and the Rat, Ashevllle at Bun set, Crystal Falls, Ashevllle water sup ply source, BUtiiiore bouse, the French 1 Broa1 rlm lia" r4B1 00 tb Hilt- more estate. Already films have been made from thexe views for use In Il lustrated stereopiicon lectures. fjilior filsgger" Arretted, Chlrsgo, May 29. Police Inspector Hunt announced tbat be had arrested John McCab", an alleged "labor slug ger,' and tbat be would formally charge him wltb the murder several days sgo of William Gentleman, who ran was shot to d sth in s saloon. Shortly j years of age and tbat he was less than after bis arrest Mct'ah Is ssfl to have j twenty-one. The complaint alleged, mud adnilxeions which caused tbe In-j however, tbat the marriage which or spctor to order blm held for thejcurred on CbMstms day, 1909, was formal charge He Is the only One of ; with tbe consent of Ibe bride's father, thirteen plf.n arrested anm tb death The plaintiff says that a and his wife of Gentleman who the police s ir bas 'have not ben living together as man furninbed material evldnc of how the man tune to his death. I.) A lier l Im Tried for Murder Newark, May 29. Tbe rase of j Art. Dover, indicted in con next Ion with the lynching ,of Carl F.therlng ton In July of lsjt yar, was called; for trial today before Judge Nichol- as. Dover bsd Offered to blaad cnlU' ty to manslaughter, but tbe iudtejinarniti at lu I.. t i, . inuipq n irrcoi me iiea because Dover is said to bv Incited the tuob at tb tim of tbt lyhcbltig psrap. Principal Work Ja Bouse This Week Will Ce Probing Washington, May 29. Investiga tions of the steel trust, the 'sugar trust and the expenditures and methods of government departments will com prise all the activltlea of the house of representatives during the early part of the week. With the democratic wool tariff bill promised for Friday tbe house will bold no Important ses sions uutil then; and Investigating committees will have opportunity to. push important Inquiries that were started last week. ( The steel trust Investigation, which began with John W. Gates on tbe stand Saturday, will be resuaied Tues day with other important witnesses. Chairman E. H. Gary, of. tbe United States steel corporation board, being among those summoned. The sugar trust combination will meet Thurs day to take up Its work. The com mittee that are to investigate the department of justice and tbe depart ment of commerce and labor are to meet tomorrow, while the committee Investigating the post office depart ment will continue Its sessions. At the house end of the capitol there will be no general rallying of democratic forces until Thursday, when the wool tariff cornea before the full democratic caucus, i This Is ex pected to be tbe first note of the' hard fight tbat to to follow on tbe revision of tbe wool schedule. Tbe wool bill Is expected to be In troduced in the house Friday and tbe tariff debate will open during the fol lowing week. While there is much free wool sentiment among tbe house democrats, the party leaders are con fident that the revenue bill drafted by the ways and means committee will be ratified by the caucus. The house bas almost completed the special program to which It lim ited Itself after President Taft bad called the extra session to consider the Canadian reciprocity agreement, and the senate baa not acted upon -he first legislative bill of Importance. President Taft Is reported hopeful tbat majority of the senate cau be relied now to adopt tbe Canadian agreement .as It came from the house, but when that hoped-for majority will get an opportunity to assert Itself still Is as uncertain-as the length of tbe present session. ' I MILE BADGE LOST CHIEF FRF.EL.1VD AXXIOt'g TO RECOVER PRIZED ISSIGXA. , Chief of Police Freeland lost a very valuable badge Saturday even ing in some part of tbe city and the finder will confer a great favor upon tbe chief ft' restoring It to blm. . Tbe badge was iolid gold and bad been presented to Cblcf Free land by tbe Durham veterans several years ago. On the front was en I, rated "Veteran Chief and "In Hoc Sign! Vlnces." The badge was In the shape of a Maltese cross. Chief Freeland bad a rather stren uous struggle with a prisoner on tbe corner of Parrlsh and Church streets Saturday evening, and he thinks tbat tbe badge was torn loose at tbat place. DEAF LIE! PISSES AWAY n. s. r. 8.IITII DIED EVEMSC. HISDAT Mr. a C. Smith, a deaf mute, died Sunday evening at 8:3o o'clock after an illness of extended duration with tuberculosis. Tbe deceased was 47 years of age. He Is survived by a wife snd two children. Misses Mary and Edna Smith; one brother, Mr. Edward Smith, of Aboskle, S. C and one sister, Mrs. Sarah A. Goodwin, of Portsmouth, Vs.- Tb funeral services will be held this afternoon from tbe home on Wyatt street at &:3fl, conducted by Kev. 8. 8. Host, with Miss Robbie Tllllngbast as Interpreter. t'sotsal flalai for Divorce. Ashevllle, Msy 23. An unusual claim for divorce la contained In a ; complaint filed by Wifliam B. West against his wife, May Hurkner West West, In seeking divorce, bases bis claim upoa the ground tbst wben mar ried bis bride wss ! than fourteen and wife alnre June, lfcio, and tbat there has beer, no birth r Issue from tbe union. Death of a I Jill Hoy. Th 9-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. P. D. Sesosrk died this mortili.v at .3 at the bom on Csnsl street. Tba funeral services will be con- dinted from th. r..iH,.. T.....I.. oastor or Munuum Kir.i u.h..Mi. churili, and tbe Interment wlU be at Mapiewood cemetery. FIKEII STILL B0II1AN1TY I Board el epilation to CessUer . ; l!:era(0ace Washington, Maiy 29.A-VlCe-Presi-dent H. O; Treat, of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen, appeared be fore the board of mediation thls after noon to present the case of the South ern railway firemen who have. voted td strike unless they receive a 20 per cent Increase of wages. .' " While the firemen, did not hold out agains submitting their case to tbe board of mediation, as desired by the railroad, they expect little from the good offices of Judge Kuapp and La bor Commissioner Neill, the board of mediation named under the Erdman act. They are unwilling to listen to any compromise, believing , their claim Is a Just one. " "The only point we niado was tbat tbe board should get down to work quickly and submit Its plan for a set tlement without delay," said Mr. Treat last night, ' 1 ! ,. ' . Mr. Finley agreed there should be no delay so far as he wss concerned. Continuing Mr. Treat said: "The Southern railway Is fully able to pay the Increased amount we are asking. We now receive from 20 to 40 per cent less than tbe firemen on tbe 'Frisco lines, Illinois. Central, Balti more and Ohio and tbe Pennsylvania. President Finley compares our wsges to those paid by the Seaboard Air' Line and the Atlantic Coast Line. That is not a fair comparison, and, besides, tbe former road is just out of tbe bauds of a receiver. We believe our demand Is a just one, and it Is that or strike," Thirty Eettb Killed by Federals V URIFroa CajKa! Vera Crut. May 29. While escort ing Ex-President Dias from tbe Mexi can capital , to Vera Crui federal troops engaged a large force of rebels. Tbe troops were successful In beating off the insurrectos, who lest thirty killed. - ' General DUs and bis party, consist ing of Madame Dias, Col. Porfirto Dias and the tatter's family, left Mexico City on a special train composed of three sections. The( first section csrried tb Eleventh regiment of Infantry, the presidential party was In tbe second section, whlcb was followed closely by tbe third, also carrying troops. , When spproaching Tepoyahualco they encountered a body of some TOO rebels. The leading section of tbe train pulled up and the federals suc ceeded in defeating the insurgents. wbo retired, leaving on the field thirty dead,-their standards and a . box con taining 1,000 pesos. The federal troops. 200 strong, reg istered three men wounded, one prob ably fatally. . Gen. Dias and bis son, Col. Porfilrio Diss, on arriving at the scene of the engagement, descended from their car and took part in the fray. Tbe ex president wss" received here with tbe greatest respect He ptsns to leave Vera Crui on' board tbe Hamburg American steamship Tplrsnga, which alls for Errope Msy St. Pmall Itlaxe This Morning. A small blase In one of tbe tenant bouses of th Commonwealth cotton mill caused tbe Ore alarm to be turned In this morning. The house caught from a defective stove flue and only a small amount of A Xaake Witbia a Kaske Tbe News rloei not ss a rule pub lUh snake stories and It never does unless some citizen noted for bis truthfulness vouches for them." Wed nesday Mr. Charles Moorman, whose word Is bis bond anywhere be is known, says tbat be and C. C. Smith killed at llig Spring ofie of tbe larg est cow suakes be ever saw. Tbe rep tile oieasured a few Inches over six feet long. After, It Was killed they noticed tbe tall of a snake sticking out of its ui'iuth. . One of them put bis foot on the dead cow snake and caught bold of Ha tail snd pushed out of Its mouth a blacksnake tbat It bad swallowed which was five feet long. Elisabethtown, Ky. News. (in Leak t asses fire. A leak in a gas pipe caused a slight blase at the borne of Mr. J. D. Prldgen this mornlug. Tbe escaping gss was supposed to have become Ignited by spark from an electric light wire Tb fire was easily extinguished with little damng resulting. HIh t ln MeMiing f'otpone1. Rsletgh, May 29. The corpora Hon commlNnion bas postponed from Msy 30 to Juaa 13 Its hesrlng of tbe petition of cltlsens of Rutherfordtoa for a union station at Rutherfordton tbe Seaboard Air lLoa and thd Koutb ern being Involved. 1 Brilertbiss ! Bachelor. A man thinks be und'.'ratasds gar denlng because be knows tbe differ ence between a firrrrarr-poker and a ATTACK IDE or: DIAZ PARTY .:f - :. . f spade. Nw York Pros. ; , OS Eer&ssts Subscribe $150 For Asxsal Cera Cosiest T E Boy Farmer Producing Largest Yield Will Be Awarded $25 Other Prises Will Be $!0, f 13 and IO, With $3 for Fjch Raining 50 IJunluis of Corn. ' The -.merchants of this city have subscribed $150 to be awarded the boys of the county who raise the largest yield of corn this year. The prizes will be awarded in the fall after a careful luBpectlon . of the quantity and quality or the corn, $25 going to the young farmer who raakea the best record. The second, third and fourth prises will be $20, $15 and$10 respectively. Aside from these each boy who does not win one of the first four prises but produces 50 bushels or more from his acre will receive $5. The contest last year created much Interest throughout the county much of which wss due to tbe untiring efforts o County Superintendent C. W. Maswy and tbe school teachers. Professor Massey baa taken a vital interest in tbe contest again this rear .and tbat the contest will be success is shown by tbe enrollment to date of 30 boys. avmf aviia aasasa aiaa ; Three New Records 1 Indlaitapoi;. Msy 29.-Wlld Rob" ! Burman made three new records here j today. They were for a mile, half' mile and quarter. The times were: 35-3j seconds, 1S.33 seconds snd 8.6 seconds, average speed of 101 mih-s an hour. His right front tire blew j out at tbe finish line, but skillful driv- , lug prevented a mishap. j Farewell to "Vwicork Alley." j The dlsmsntllng Of Peacock alley at the Waldorf waa a subject of fre quent comment among arrivals at : the hotel yesterday. Borne bard, or ' blacksmith, was moved to compose a verse which found Its way Into a; reporter's bands yesterday afternoon. Responsibility therefor has beea de-. nled by Colonel Rowe, who does most of the poetry about the hotel,-' and by such members' of the old ,. guard, wbo at certain hours of tbe day occupy the seata tbat command. tbe best views of what's atlng. , Suspicion has been directed nowsrd ,, runs: - . ' Dear old rearoca aney Where beauty loved to rally! No more I'll see sweet Pally Within tbat bally alley. Messrs. Hobby and Stewart of the managerial staff are Inclined to think that the middle foot of the last line points to English authorship. tTeoIra laotead ef Heroled 1'alferaKi. Washington. May 29. From the I standpoint of economy tbe war de partment bas decided to clothe tbe srmy In woolen instead of worsted uniforms. All the woolen manufac turera In tbe country have been In vited to send tbe department samples of tbe olive drab woolen cloths wblcb they can offer. Officials her declare tbat the change will result In a sav ing of balf a million dollars annually. fhe woolen cloth. It la added, Is softer and cbesper than worsted snd bsa the advantage of affording a wider range of competition. As soon as the exist- j log contracts with the American Woolen company and the Pracedale i (R. I.) Manufacturing company for' worsted nniforms expire no more will ; be purchased. 1 Negro Farm lUml Found Ih al. Statesvllle. Rufe Webber, a col-. ored laborer on tbe farm of Mr. R. T. Hill, some miles north of States-) villa, wss found dead-la tbe Held late, Monday afternoon. Webber bad gone to the field to plow and wben he fail ed to return In tbe evening Mr. Hill went to tbe field to Investigate. He found tbe mule which the negro had been plowing standing In tht field white tbe colored man was lying on ' his face dose behind tbe plow dead, i His-body wss still warm and It w.s evident that be bad been dead only' a short time. Webber wss subject to sudden attacks of epllopsy and there Is n- doubt that 1tls sudden death waa due to one of these at tacks. , - . I , Talus Vrirrsa Hies at Raleigh. Raleigh. M J. P. Holmes, aged C years, died br Friday morning after a Ilnaeritig Illness of spvrrsl weeks. Mr. Holmes was an Englishman by birth, but had been In tbts country since bis early manhood. He served In the. Union army during Ibo Civil war. sod bad lived In lUMgh since be was iiln-i missed from the army at the close of the wsr. Dealb sf Xl.ler ef W, T. Ut, Wsyn'svllle. Mrs. Alice Mminey, of Greenville, S. C died Thursday of p tlagrs. She was a staler of Corpo ration Commissioner W, T. Lee, Her remains srrlved here Frldsy evening snd wss tsken to Turpln's cbapt-1, hpr old home, near here, for burll. Com missioner Lea was here to attend the burial M B. JM2 10 ksl?d . i " ... t l . . When you PnUit l"w the Beiit Paint v i . ' Lowe Drothcrs "Cish Sfcird" HEf.U'SE 1. It annuida best and 8. 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