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Greenville lawyer Buys $t?o Worth
of Liquors for $5.
Greenville, May ll.-Tho first
elash between tho United States
$ Court and State officials over the re
cent decision of Federal Judge TI. A.
M. Smith, that the government has
a right to sell at public auction lu a
"dry" county whiskey that has been
seized and condemned as contraband,
occurred here to-day. In compli
ance with the order of Judge Smith
at the April term of tho Federal
g Court, J. Duncan Adams, United
States marshal, advertised for sale at
public auction at Greenvillo Court
House, at noon, two packages con
taining Intoxicating liquors, the
the "Hundred Thousand Club;"
^ Several days ago Governor Dlcase
addressed letters to tho'sheriffs of
Soui'h Carolina and to one of the
magistrates in Greenville advising
them to arrest any party who might
purchase contraband whiskey sold in
tho State by United States officials,
Sheriff Poole and Magistrate Strad
ley received copies of the letter and
f forthwith primed themselves for the
~ clash.
Prepared for Sale.
This morning Deputy Marshal J.
Duncan Adams appeared in Green
ville and prepared for the auction.
Shortly before noon the two barrels
of whiskey were transported from
tho police station to the front of the
til county Court House, having been
confiscated last October by Police
Chief Uolcombo and the United
States revenue officers because the
barrels bore no markings to indicate
their contents, which is a violation
of the Federal laws.
Dr. J. L. Dean was employed as
auctioneer by tho marshal, and at
tho stroke of 12 he called for bids f
for thc first package of whiskey. Ho
~ was interrupted by the stentorian
voice of Magistrate Stradley, warn
ing the crowd that Governor Blosse
had ordered any purchaser of hover
ago to be arrested. The call for a
bid was repeated and there came an
offer of ?3 from Oscar K. Mauldin,
_ son of Senator W. L. Mauldin. The
* auctioneer took np tho cry, "Turee
dollars, three dollars!" There were
no more offers and tho hammer fell.
Bids for the second barrel of whis
key were called for and Mr. Mauldin
made an offer of $2.
Again rang out the voice of the
auctioneer, but no one made a higher
4 bid. 'Pite hammer fell, and to tho
purchaser went $ino worth of cham
pagne, Benedictino and imported
Scotch whiskey for $."?. Sheriff Poole
seized the two barrels of whiskey and
approached the purchaser and placed
him under arrest, while his depullos
bore them Into tho court house.
Later the attorney gave bond of $200
4f and stated that he would bring ac
tion, through tho "claim .'ind deliv
ery process," for the recovery of the
A large crowd had gathered, prin
cipally out of curiosity, to witness the
sale of tho beverage.
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^ Two Persons Are Dead and .Several
Were Wounded.
Knoxville, Tenn., May 12.-Two
persons are dead and several wound
ed as a result, of a riot this after
noon at JelllCO. Fully 25 persons
participated In the fight, which start
0 ed when Marshal T. W. Howling at
tempted to arrest Wiley Parton, who
was shooting promiscuously on the
Mrs. Dowling, wife of the mar
shal, was killed when she stepped
between Parton and her husband,
? who were exchnngln ; shots.
Bystanders enterad Into the me
H lee and Parton also was killed.
When Marshal Dowling discover
ed that his wife had been killed In
an effort to protect him. he attempt
ed to take his own b>fo.
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When you buy a
store this weeK, or *
weeK during April .;.
given a tag bearing
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awings will be held
winning number 4?
nd published each
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Comptroller General Demands Item
ized Accounts from Detective.
Columbia, May ll.-Comptroller
General A. VV. Jones has held up the
voucher for somo $100 drawn for
Leon M. Green, one of the Governor's
detectives, out of his law enforce
ment fund, on tho ground that tho
law calls for the accounts to be item
ized and dated, and this, the Comp
troller General alleges, was not done
by Mr. Green. This is similar to the
warrant drawn In favor of Rev. C.
W. Creighton, also one of the Gover
nor's detectives, on the same fund,
I and which was held up by the Comp
y1-%lfi&' Cbniptroll?t' GeneraTiT "office
slated that two warrants, aggregat
ing some $412, drawn in favor of
Leon M. Green, on the Governor's
law enforcement fund, each ono of
the warrants for some $200, were
held up because tho accounts wore
not itemized and because they were
not dated properly; that the first
was sent back to the bank and that
ii. was returned by Mr. Green, with
probable dates of his work for which
the account was rendered, but as the
law required exact dates and item
ized accounts, the warrants were
again turned back to the bank by
the Comptroller General's office.
The Comptroller General slated
stated that during Governor Ansel's
administration detectives employed
similar to Green and Creighton al
ways rendered itemized accounts and
pi ope r dales, and he exhibited one
to prove lils statement. This is what
he is contending for when he refused
payment to the warrants in favor of
Creighton and Green, drawn on the
Governor's law enforcement fund.
One such warrant for Rev. Creigh
ton, as a detective was paid, but it
was through Mr. Holmes's misun
derstanding of the orders of Comp
troller General Jones, who has Issued
instructions that, none be paid until
Itemized accounts and proper dates
aro on all of them.
Green and Creighton wore ap
pointed by tho Governor as special
detectives to assist In tho enforce
ment of laws, and it was in an inter
view given out in Newberry that this
matter was made known by tho Gov
ernor, although it. had been generally
understood in some quarters before.
Supreme Court Hands Down Decision
in birst of Several ('ases.
Columbia, May 1.4.-The State Su
premo Court, in a decision handed
down to-day, ousted Governor
Hlease's appointees as township com
missioners in Beaufort county, ruled
them guilty of usurpation and ille
gally holding office, and ordering
them to surrender. The defendants
are not lined, but are assessed Gie
costs in the cases.
This is the first of the quo war
rante proceedings to oust the ap
pointees of the Governor in many
parts of the State and is considered
nil index of what the results will be
in all of the other cases.
The opinion was from a unani
mous court, and is considered a vic
tory for Attorney General Lyon, who
instituted the cases.
The court rules that tho Blease
appointees were not legal Incum
bents of office for Hie fact, that they
were appointed without the approval
of the county delegation.
Tho case is slinila" to the Green
wood rural police caso and the de
cision ls based on that case.
lt is considered a slap at the Gov
ernor's acts of making appointments
of followers contrary to tho legis
lature's wishes. The Attorney Cene
ral demurred from the return of the
defendants in tho case and his de
murrer ls sustained.
There were four cases against the
township commissioners, bul all were
tried together.
Basket Hall Team Hoses to Walhalla.
Church Services.
Seneca, May 14.-Special: Union
services were hold in the Methodist
church last Sunday, at which all the
pastors were present. Hov. M. lt.
Kirkpatrick did the preaching.
Committees of three from each
church have been appointed to con
fer on matters relating to the ap
proaching revival services, which
will he hold in Seneca the latter part,
of the month and early part of Juno.
Union prayer meeting will he held
in the Baptist church next Wednes
day evening, preparatory to the ap
proaching mooting.
Ruskin Anderson, Jr., is quite
sick, the Illness following an al tack
of measles.
Tho friends of H. L. Adams, for
merly of Seneca, hut now of Char
lotte, will ho pained to learn of his
serious illness.
Miss Marguerite Adams has re
turned from a visit to Washington,
D. C., and Charlotte.
Mrs. Luke Vernor and children
spent tho past week-end with the
family of E. 10 Vernor at Richland.
Tho program of tho commencement
exercises of the high school will he
given in full next week, which prom
ise to surpass in interest any former
exercise of the school.
The game of basket ball played in
Seneca between Walhalla and Seneca
high school girls last Wednesday re
sulted in a victory for the former,
the score being 9 to 4.
Major B. F. Sloan has returned
from a visit of several davs to Green
T. E. Strlbllng, Jr.. visited home
folks here Saturday and Sunday.
Miss Carrie Hunter spent several
days tho past week In Greenville.
E. M. Cary spent Sunday with his
family here.
Drs. J. S. Strlbllng and E. C.
Doyle are driving handsome now
Ford runabouts.
Miss Maka Harper tendered a de
lightful party to her young friends
last Friday evening.
Janies Herndon was tho host to a
number of his young friends last Fri
day evening.
Miss Emily Zachary, of Townvllle,
is visiting the family or J. T. Law
Miss Helen Fant, of Walhalla,
spent tho week-end with .Miss Verna
.mnbiihgr'-1^ ? ' . " *WT?
rroL George Font, of - Clemson,
was also a week-end visitor to Sen
Clemson Barracks baso ball nine
played Seneca last Saturday, t Ito
; game resulting favorably for Clem
i son.
A large number of pupils of tho
I graded school and their friends, at
j tended the basket ball game, between
Seneca and Walhalla Monday, in
which our girls wore again defeated.
Miss Maggie Montgomery, of Chl
corn College, came over on Monday
afternoon to referee tho basket ball
game at Walhalla.
A move is on fool to run an excur
sion to Tallulah Falls at an early
dato for tho benefit of tho proposed
new library building. The plan will
doubtless prove successful, as ll will
afford possibly the last opportunity
to soo Hhs popular resort. A large
! delegation from Seneca will go.
1 Dr. W. R. Doyle and Wales Low
ery are in Atlanta, where tho former
goes to purchase an automobile, and
the latter to buy a motorcycle. The
latter ls becoming a popular mode of
travel in Seneca, there being several
in tho town already.
Mr. and Mrs. F. J. P. Hopkins are
moving this week into tho Hopkins
house on Fair Play street.
The Ladles' Missionary Society of
tlie Presbyterian church will hold an
open mooting next. Monday afternoon
at tho home of Mrs. C. V. McCnroy.
Tho members of tho various other
missionary societies of tho town aro
invited, and an Interesting occasion
ls anticipated, lt is desired that tho
ladies assemble promptly al. 4.30
o'clock, as the program will bo
longer than usual, and it will be nec
essary to begin promptly.
,|(>ll \ J. II HM I'll I Ll, DEAD.
Heart Trouble Ended Lifo of Promi
nent Carolinian.
Washington, May ll. John J.
Hnmphill, prominent, lawyer and for
mer Congressman from South Caro
lina, died suddenly last night ol'
heart trouble after attending a ban
John James llcmphill was born?t
Chester, S. C., on August 2f>. ISL),
and was a son of James II. and Ha
cho] io. ('Brawley) Homphlll. Grad
uating in ISO!? from South Carolina
College, ho studied law with his fa
ther, being admitted to the bar in
October, 1870.
Prom IX7<> lo I8S2 he was a mem
ber of Ibo Legislature. Ho served
his district in the .National House of
Representativos from 1882 to i s o 2,
since when ho had been practicing In
On December 23, 1803, ho was
married to Miss Elizabeth S. Henry.
In the summer of 1?I02 ho was ono
of live candidates for United States
Senator from South Carolina to suc
ceed John L. McLaurin, Asbury C.
Lat I mer winning in tho Democratic
During his terms in Congress he
took high rank In that body, being
prominent in many debates, lie was
a cousin of Major James C. Hemp
hill, formerly editor of tho Charles
ton News and Courier, now of Char
lotto, N. C.
Exercises Muy 17 to 21-New? of
?People Coming und Hoing.
Westminster, May 14.-Special:
Tho commencement exercises of thc
Westminster High School will be
gin next Friday and will continuo
through Tuesday, May 21. Tho com
mencement sermon will be delivered
by Rev. J, L. Slngelton, of Starr, S.
C., next Sunday morning at eleven
o'clock In tho school auditorium.
Next 1'riday night the first event
of commencement will he the ora
torical contest by tho boys and girls
from first through tho 5th grades,
for the Lavender and Peden medals.
Monday afternoon, May 20th, the
debate for the Anderson medal will
take,. place, and Monday night the
girls' contest for the Strlbllng medal
will be held.
The noys' contes: for the Carter
medal wi il take place Tuesday morn
Tho graduating exorcises will take
placo, Tuesday night. Dr. D. M. Ram
say, pr?sident of Greenville Female
College, will deliver tho graduating
George McDonald accompanied J.
P. Quartormus last Wednesday to
Columbia, where they expect to work
this year.
Mi's. Nettie White's music pupils
will .five a recital in the Behool au
ditorium next Thursday evening. An
admit^ion foo of 10 cent;; will be
charged to cover cost of obtaining
nuditoriu m.
J. Jft. Orr made a business trip to
Greottifllle ono day last week.
Miss Maude Simpson, who has
been teaching in Columbia this win
ter, l?*tjt home for her vacation,
Mrs. W. H. (denn, of Easley, pass
ed through here Tuesday on her
way t?'Fair Play, where she expects
to vlatb* her father and mother, Mr.
and Mrs. John 1). Sheldon, for a few
T. ?, Miller, of Greenville, was In
townWSst week.
Aijffh Durren gb, of New York, is in
town ;t?-day. Ho ls visiting his bro
ther,'John Durrough, of Fair Play.
Mrs?<?A. B. Stewart ls visiting her
unclejiJUi L. Marett, in Seneca this
^?V??T ? G' Lavender, pastor of the
HapusMchurch, lett. Monday to at
tendl^&e Southern Baptist Conven
v^Irs.'Os?ar Tuck, of Spartanburg,
Jp tho guest of her father and mo
ther, Mr. and Mrs. M. S. Strlbllng.
Mr. and Mrs. P. T. Hamilton, of
California, were here several days
last week.
Eugene Brice, of Atlanta, was in
town last week.
Tho residence of C. 10. Cray
caught fire last Friday about noon
by sparks from a stove flue. When
first discovered lt seemed as If it
would bo almost impossible to save
ibo building, and most of the furni
ture was removed in a very short
time. By the prompt arrival of
many people, however, the fire was
quickly gotten under control. Thc
loss is covered by insurance.
?Mrs. T. D. Poore has returned
from a visit to her daughter, Mrs.
B. F. Greer, of Anderson.
Mrs. J. H. Stonecypher and Mrs.
S. C. Moon are visiting in Comer,
Ga., this week.
Rev. M. G. Latham, pastor of thc
Methodist church, attended tho An
derson District Sunday School Con
vention, held at Belton May '.?th and
Mr. and Mrs. Brrett ZI m mermar
have returned from Seneca.
Mrs. Nannie Barron left Monda)
for Greenville, where she expects tr
make her homo in tho future. He)
daughter, Miss Bessie, ls taking :
course at Draughon's Business Col
lego In that city.
H. R. Zimmerman, who wont ti
Atlanta some few months ago, hai
now accepted a position on tin
Southern Railway.
Dream of Murder Was a Reality.
Atlanta, May 14.-Amateur psy
chologists are delving lo their heart'
content In tho strange murder mys
tory of Mrs. Kate H. Clay, who wa
killed by her husband Monday nlgbi
Mrs. Clay dreamed her husband ha
murdered her, and she was killed b
him three days afterward in exact!
tho manner she dreamed. Saturda
morning she told her sister of he
dream, and she was shot three time
by her husband, just as she had toi
her sister she had dreamed.
Which mind Influenced the other
In which brain did the thought. <
possible murder find Its birth? DI
Mrs. Clay ponder and dream ovc
it, and thus communicate tho deslr
to her husband, or did his hidde
purpose communicate itself by lek
int thy lo her?
An Interesting complication of th
stories ls that ( lay used to toll bl
friends that all the dreams his wit
had always cane' true, and that who
she dreamed her husband would ki
lier she felt she was as good ns a
rend;/ dead. Clay I.- under arres
and has been hound over to the si
perior' court to appear for murder.
Clay and wife had boen marrie
five years, and during this time ha
five separations. At tho time of tb
tragedy she was living with a slstc
and Clpy called to pay his wifo
visit, and, it is presumed, to conan
her about a divorce suit which si:
had told friends sho Intended I
bring. After a short eonsnltatloi
and when the two wore loft alon
Clay drew lils pistol from his pock?
and shot ber. Thc couple wore tl
father and motlier of ono child.
Exerciser? io "HI Held Friday-Hov.
Yangim to Arrive this Week.
Richland, May 13.-Special: A. B.
Horion, of Anderson, spent several
days last week here Surveying and
dividing the "old Stripling place"
into* lots, which will bo offered for
sale in tho near future.
Mrs. J, D. McMnhan returned last
week from a visit to her sister in
Spa rtanburg.
The leo cream festival was held
Tuesday evening and night. A nice
crowd was present and tho ladles
sold all the cream they had. They
realized about ten dollars.
Mrs. Ti. \V. Vernor and little
daughter, of Seneca, spent Saturday
and Sunday at the home of Hon. E.
E. Vernor.
S. L. Ppwer, of Anderson, spent
Saturday night with his sister, Mrs.
M. C. McDonald.
Rev. and Mrs. E, D, Vaughn and
family are expected to arrive itt Rich
land Friday. Mr. Vaughn ls the
newly elected pastor of the Richland
Presbyterian church and will live In
the now vacant house belonging to
J. 1). McMnhan, on Main street.
Tin? many friends of Mr. and Mrs.
YV. C. Foster deeply sympathize
with them In the loss of their infant,
which was hurled at Rock Springs
cemetery Thursday morning.
.lohn Vernor entertained some of
his friends Saturday In honor of his
tenth birthday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. ll. Coe enter
tained a number of the young people
?it n six o'clock dinner Wednesday
The Richland school will close Fri
day, May 17th. Tho reading con
test will be held Friday evening in
tho school hall, beginning at 4
o'clock. There will be five contest
ants for the beautiful book to be
given by Mrs. S. H. Coe. Those who
will read aro Misses Pauline Davis,
Beth Coe and Helle Stribllng, and
Stiles and Bruce Stribllng.
Friday night, beginning at 8
o'clock, the elocution and declama
tion contests will begin. For the
medal offered In tho primary room
the following will speak: Car/el Ad
dis, Virgie Driver, Fay Driver, Edith
Foster, Will Foster. Marion Hughs,
Stiles Hughs, Jefferson McMnhan,
David Stribllng, Andrew Smith, An
medal offered to the larger girls:
Bell Stribllng, "The Bible Legend of
the Wlssahlkon" ; Currie McMahan,
"Tho Story of Epaminondas"; Beth
Coe, "The Light on Headman's Bar";
So'mn Driver, "The Soldier's Re
prieve"; Lula Wyly, "Philip Barton."
Next the declamation contest will
be hold. The following boys will
compete for this medal: Bruce Strib
llng. "Tlie Centurion"; William Da
vis. "The (?realer Republic;" David
McMahan, .The Death of John
Adams;" John Coe. "The Two Roads
Adams"; John Coe, "Tho Two
After these contests Hie medals
offered at the opening of school will
be delivered to those who are ahead
in different branches of the school.
The public, is cordially invited to
attend these exercises.
Mrs. draco diable to Raise Bond?
Atlanta, May 14.--The continued
failure of Mrs. Daisy (?race to make
bond, though she is known to be pit
ifully anxious to leave her cell In the
Tower, has inevitably given rise to
the conclusion that she ls without
financial resources and that the tales
about her fortune In Philadelphia
were exaggerated.
The unhappy woman has been a
prisoner in close confinement for
several months, and since Hie com
ing of spring especially site has found
her Imprisonment a veritable tor
ture. Her desire to walk about In
Hie sunshine and see the green trees
and Howers is said by the jail offi
cials to be one of the saddest and
most touching things they have ever
Before the grand jury indictment
it was given out by her lawyer that
she did not make bond because she
chose voluntarily to remain in the
Tower, in the idea that her impris
onment would force the grand Jury
lo act without delay.
When the grand jury returned Hs
Indictment and Judge Roan fixed the
new bond at $0,000, it was under
stood that the bond would immedi
ately bo made, and that Mrs. Crace
would be released the same day.
"Mrs. Grace lo bo Free." is tho way
(he local newspapers headed their
account. But Mrs. Crace is still a
prisoner. Bond has not been made,
and now new explanations are being
offered by her friends. One ls, that
ibero is an old Blue Law In Penn
sylvania which prevents a wife from
disposing of her property without the
consent of hoi' husband. Other ex
planations have also been made. But
tho prevailing popular impression
here, right, or wrong, is that. Mrs.
Crace remains a prisoner simply be
cause she cannot raise the $5,000
necessary for her bond.
The Atlanta papers this morning
state that Eugene Crace was able to
sit up in his room yesterday, and that
ho is regaining his Strength.
Equalization Board to Meet.
i Columbia. May 13.-Tho State
Board of Equalization will meet on
Thursday, May 16, to hear any pro
tests from the cotton mills, tho cot
ton seed oil mills and tho fertilizer
assessments, which were mado by the
board at a recent meeting.
Thursday nm] Friday of Oils Week
for tho Wu!hui la School.
Tho closing exercises of tho Wal
halla High School were begun Sun
day morning with tho baccalaureate
sermon by Hov. IO. S. Jones, pastor
of St, Paul's Methodist church,
Greenville. Mr. Jones preached a
strong sermon to tho children on
Self-control. Tho school attended
In a hedy, teachers and children
marching from tho school house to
the Methodist church.
Thursday and Friday.
Tho other exorcises will bo held
In the Court House Thursday even
ing. Friday .morning and Friday
evening. The annual in tor-society
con I est will ho held Thursday even
ing, beginning al 8 o'clock. An ad
mission fee of 16 cents for children
and LT? cents for adults will bo
charged. Thor?? will be no charges
for admission to t he graduating ex
orcises Friday evening or to tho
Grammar School exorcises Friday
morning. The programs follow:
Inter-Society t 'ontest.
(Thursday evening, May 10th, 8
o'clock. )
March-Will Hotrlck.
Duet, " Tho Wandering Jew"->
Misses Winton and Heard.
Essays-Myrtle Drown (Palmet
to), "Character of Washington";
Ola G ru bbs (Issaquena), "Why Wo
Should Encourage Music"; Estelle
Badger (Palmetto), "Robert E.
Solo, "Angel's Serenade"--Flor
ence H?trlck.
Declamations-'Gdwin Hughs (Pal
metto), "Emmet's Defense"; Luther
Davis (Issaquena), "Retributive
Justice"; Waddy Duncan (Issaque
na), "Tho Traitor's Deathbed";
Clyde Brown (Issaquena), "Mothor,
Gird My Sword Around Mo"; Marlon
Moss (Issaquena), "Surry's Dream";
Gordon Fant (Palmetto), "The Sign
ing of Ino Declaration."
Vocal solo (selected)-Miss Hone
Recitations-Idah Pitchford (Is
saquona), "Tho Difo-Dont"; Anglo
Fricks (Issaquena), "In the Chil
dren's Hospital"; Grnco Beard (Pal
metto), "Tho Death of Marmion".
Chorus, "School Is 0\or"-High
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to), Alice' Sanders, . Itvtby Garrett,
Ansel Um berger; negative (Issaque
na). Florence Tletrlck, 'Bertha Bit
ter. Franc?s Earle.
Solo, "Tho Palms" -Miss Kalle
Selection-Will Hotrlck.
Decision of judges.
Grammar School Exercises.
(Friday morning, 10,30 o'clock.)
Song, "Swinging 'Neath tho Old
Apple Tree"- -Pupils of f>th grado.
Recitation, "A Small Hoy's Trou
bles"-Janies Fennell (.'Id grade).
Doll Drill-Ton gi ls of 1st grade.
Recitation, "The First. Pair ot'
Breeches"-DuPre Prtol (1st grade).
Piano solo, "Thc unlval King"
Ruth brown (5 th g ra 'e).
Song, "Tho Homespun Dross"
Sixteen girls of 2d and .'ld grades.
Essay, "Great Men of South Caro
lina"-Ruth Brown (fith grade).
Dialogue, "Mice at Play" -Pupils
of 'Mb an?i f>th grades.
Songs, "Slumber Boat," "Tho Lit
tle Elfman"-2d ? -ade.
Recitation, "Pa. >dy on Cassabl
anea"-Ralph Hotrlck (Ith grade).
Brownie Drill-Ton boys of 1st
Recitation, "Jenny Entertaining
Sister's Beau"-G ra co Grahl (3d
Piano solo, "Tho Miller and tho
Mill"-Lucile White (f.th grade).
Ten Lit He Daisy Girls -Girls of
1st grade.
Song, "Mill May"- -4th grade,
(?radonting Exercises,
(Friday evening, 8 o'clock.)
Invoca! ion.
Chorus-?"In tho Harbor We've
Been Sheltered"-Graduating Class.
Class Address Dr. George A.
Duet, "King's Hussars"-Misses
Kay and White.
Salutatory- -Earl Beard.
Class History- Myra Fant,
Essay, "Thought, and Some of Its
Achievements"- Filen Duncan.
Duet, "Charge of the Uhlans"
Misses Schumacher and Badger.
(Mass Prophecy Theodosia Hughs.
Essay, "Climbing tho Ladder"-?
Eulah (irani.
oration --Charles Hotrlck.
Chorus, "Vacation Timo" -High
Essay, "The High School Course
and Some ol' Its Needs"--Lula
Class Will Eunice Macaulay.
Valedictory-Mary Ellon Wilson.
Parting Odo-Graduating Class.
Presentation of diplomas.
Cyclone at Tuscaloosa, Alu.
Tuscaloosa^ May ll.-Extensivo
damage y;r?s done by a cyclone which
passed over Tuscaloosa to-night. Tho
city is In darkness and wires aro
down, making communication dim
cult. Two negroes aro known to
have been killed. Tho wind and
rain wore accompanied by tho heav
iest hall storm ever soon in this city.
Many trees wero blown down and
several small houses had tholr roofs
torn off. An Infant was blown from
its father's arms ns ho was walking
down the street, but was not Injured.

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