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THE SENIOR CLASS.
Twenty-Five Young Men and Women
Assigned Subjects for Orations
The iiembers .f thi year's senior
da- of Newberry college have tin-'
ished their class-room w,%rk, and at
a meeting of the faculty held yester
day afternoon eight young ladies
and seventeen young men were re
lcoMiended for graduatior an1 sub
jects assigned them for graduttion
First lonor was awarded to Mr.
Jar-es R. McKittrick and the second
hc.or was awarded Miss Lola Lake
andl Mr. .. M. Bouknight. without
The rhenbers of the class and the
subj:ects a-igned them ior orations
are as 1o!low.,:
1.W. Bedenbaugh-"EVt Mos."
4. T. Black--A Southern Man for
L. !I.. Rovknight--Graft.
Miss Mary Lou Bowers-"Fear."
.). L. Buzhardt-"Carpe Diem."
J. R. Coleman--Honesty.
Miss Bertha L. Davidson--South
Miss Ethel B. Dun,an-"A Prim
rose by the River's Brim."
J. R. Fulmer-"The Peerage oi
E. B. Hallman-"Social Progress." 1
H.H. Haltiwanger--At the Feet I
oi the Millionaire." 4
Miss Helen Hunter--Women and I
T. K. Johnstone-"Newberry's
Miss Lola Lake--Books."
Miss Caroline Mayes-"A Journey
J. 'R. McKittrick--Valedictory."
Miss Julia Paisley'-"Yesterday's
J. C. Riiey--The Unseen."
M. C. Riser--Contidence Gi,es
C. W. Riser--Martial Heroism."
W. B. Seabrook-"The Advance ot!
Miss Mildred Simmons-"Satel
0. B. Simpson-"The Yellow
0. H. Swygert--Ax and Rifle."
1. L Y once--Christianity and
The subject f,or the medal essay
.this year is "Nature's Prodigality."
REV. A. G. KIRKPATRICK.
'His Death Occurred at Due West' ori
Wednesday Night-Had, Served
The Rev. A. G. Kirkpatrick died at
Die West on Wednesday night andl,
his body was buried there in the As
sociate Reformed Presbyterian cem-'
etery'. after a most solemn and im
pressiv'e ceremony held in the .church.
Mr. Kirkpatrick had been an invalid
for the past tive years. He was a
native of Mecklenburg county. N. C..
was educated at Trinity'. and for many
yeatrs was a prominent teacher. He
fmnally decided to enter the mnisntry
and attended the l'rskn' Th'eologi
cal seminary. His pastoral du:ties were
chiefly at New Hope atnd Brick
-churches. in Fairtield county. and at
Prosperity, in th:~s county. It wa
at Prosperity .,ve years ago that his
health failed and lhe wa- forced to1
aba'ndon the ministry. He then moved
to All Healing, near Gastonia. and re- 1
viv'ed All Healing academy-. which I
he conducted'-for three years. A year1
ago he located at Due WVest.
Mr. Kirkpatrick was an influential
faetor in his church and a most suc
cessful preacher. He made many
warm personal friends during his
-miniistry at Prosperity, and the news
.of his death was received in Newber
ry county wvith pain and wvith very
He leaves a wife and the following
.children: Mr! J. W. Kirkpatrick, of
Gastonia, N. C.: Mrs. N. E. Aull, of
fIickory, N. C.: Mr. 0. G. Kirkpat
-rick, of Columbia: Miss Grace Kirk-!
apatrick, of Winthrop college: Mrs..
Willie K. Douglass. lady principal of
the 'Due WVest Female college;.
Messrs. Moffatt and George and Miss
Adelle Kirkpatrick. of Dute W\e't.
T1here are not many armn, in this
p)art of the counitry that continue
in bu.sin1es in 'one place f. r thirty
,nine year, and vet that is the recordl
of Mo.s.eley Bro,. at P'r.per1e. 'They
have mainuta ied a gi od t rade a!!
the.-c year'. in ':1e commuity by
honest and fair dealings and st ill
have thle patronage of their custom
The Movements of Many People,
Newberrians and Those Who
Dr. \\*. G. Browne. the optician,
is spending this week in Newberry,
at the Crotwell hotel.
Mr. Chris L. Suber came up from
Columbia *and spent last week in
Newberry. having returned on Sat
\lr. E. I' L.eslie came up from
11ish-pville on Saturday and spent
Sunday at home. r'etrning yester
lisht.p Caper. will pay his annual
i_itation to St. LukeN Episc,pal
.hIirch. thi- city. today and will
reach in St. Lukes tonight. While
ere he wlill be the guest (if Nr. 0.
Nlr.R. G. Spearman left last night
or Charlotte t, he pre-;ent at the
narriage of .\r. Morgan B. Speir and
\liss Bessie Gibson. of Charlotte.
\r. Speir is superintendent of this
livision of the Bell Telephone com
)any and is known in Newberry, hav
ng been here on several occasions.
'Messrs. G. S. Noland. J. H. Wicker,
md J. M. Suber will go to Green
-ille today to serve as jurors in the
,nited States court. Sheriff M. M.
3uford. Constable E. K. Bedenbaugh,
LdI Magistrate B. B. Hair will at
end as witnesses in the case against
he negroes for the robbery of the
ostoffice at Slighs.
VARIOUS AND ALL ABOUT.
The Bachelor Maids will meet this
ternoon at 4:30 .clock with Miss
There have been several minor
ases in the mayor's court during the
iast several days.
.lessrs. Shickley and Livingston
iave completed a twto-story building
ii front of the jai! which they will
ise for their shops and are now pre
iared to get out good work on short
Tax executions have been placed
ii the hands if Sheriff Buford and he
-equests that partie- against whom
-xecutions have been issued may save
urther cost by calling at his office
Newberry is steadily and surely
Wrigressing. The Farmers' Oil
dill n,w sveni ass-tred. Every en
erpri.e if thi, kind add- much to the
ro wth and1 devvlpment of the town
Tlie county board of control will
-ceive applications for dispenser at
'rt),perity on Tuesday. April 26. and
ill elect on \lay i( for the term of
me year at a salary of $40 p er
"D)iamotnds and H-earts" as pre
.ntedl at the 'pera house last Thurs
lay night was heartily enjoyed by a
arge audience of Newberry people.
'he companty wvas made tip of local
eople from I.aurens. It was for the
>eneht of the Newvberry library.
Closing of Fork School.
The Fork school closed one of the
est sessions in its history on Satur
lay with exercises which were at
:ended and enjoyed by about five
tndred persons. The school the
ast year has been taught by Miss
Cyrilla Rutherford and the attend
nce has been good and the work
one of high order of excellence.
The children acquitted themseives
admirably in the exercises on Sattir
ay. A splndid dinner was served
m the grounds. It was a matter of
ery general regret that rain in the
tfternoon cut off a part of the recita
ions by the children.
Good music was furnished through
Mt the day by the Bachman Chapel
mnd Hayne bands and during the af
ernoon the yotung people had a very
Change of Schedule.
The Southern railway has changed
he schedule of their morning traini
ror Columbia to pass Newberry at
~:4o a. mn. instead of 8:55. and arrive
n C lunmbia at io:;0 a. im. instead of
:30 a. in. Returning leave Co'lumbia
p. mn.. arrive Newhberry 7:2 p. in..
ran fP U.ni. n. Sprabr -md
-\eviflle and a" iinterimediate poimn:
al close con.nection at Coltumbia
ith trains for Augusta, Savannah
MRS. CATHEERINE B. MAZYCK,
Her Death in Columbia-She Was for
Many Years a Resident of
NMrs. Catherine Blake MIazvck
wife of Capt. N. B. t\lazyck. died at
their home in Columbia on Sunday
aiternoon. Death came suddenly
from neuralgia of the heart.
Capt. and 'Mrs. Mazyck came to
Newberry about the close of the war
as refugees from Charleston and
made their home here until a few
years ag,). "\r. Mazyck was agent
at the Southern railway for about
Mrs. "\azyck and the entire family
have many Newberry friends, who
will he pained to learn of her death.
and whose sympathies will go out
to the husband and children in this
no),r of their sorrow. Mrs. Mazyck
was a faithful mmber of the Episco
pal church and during her residence
in Newberrv. was an active and de
voted worker of St. Lukes Episcopal
church. of this city. She leaves a
husband. one son and four daughters,
all of whom reside in Columbia.
The Funeral Services
will be held in Newberry today from
the Episcopal church at 3:30 p. m.
and interment afterwards at Rose
mont. The service will be conducted
by Bishop Capers and Rev. Mr.
Whitsell. The body will arrive on the
up midday train from Columbia and
will be carried directly to the church.
The following gentlemen will act
as pall bearers: T. J. McCrary. V.
T. Tarrant. WV. F. Ewart. C. C. Davis,
C. A. Bowman, and W. H. Hunt.
AT THE OPERA HOUSE.
Tht Ferguson Stock Co. Will Hold
the Boards for a Week, Com
mencing on the 25th.
\The Ferguson Stock company will
appear at the opera h-tie duriag
each night of the week begining with
.\londay. the 25th tf this month. This
company c#,imes highly rec,,immended
by the press. The Winston-Salem
Jmrnal says of a perfo)rmance of the
company in that city:
"The Ferguson Stock company
gave their second performance at
the Audittirium last night to a splen
dd li-use, presenting "In Arizona."
a powerful melodrama. There were
excellent specialties between acts.
This company. which was unknown
to our theatre-goers until they opened
klonday night. has established them
selves as the best popular price show
Iver, seen here. and have dilmnstra
Ied the fact that a performance. to
,Iual the mre pretentious pro,due
iilns. can be given when the details
kre looked after. The company is
:-mposed of really merittirious ac.
rs. no members who have n4t
,hown themselves to good a('vantage.
In last night's bill it would be difti
:ult to sa who was the best. The
parts were all good, but every mem
her w-- equal to the enmergency.which
is a rare thing to be seen at a popular
price show. The specialties were
-:qutally as clean as the performance.'
Prosperity. April i8.-Thursday
evening. April 14, Mr. H. Dogget
WXhitaker and Miss Mary R. Lane
were ha-ppily married at the residence
of Mrs. E. C. Lane. mother of the
bride, the Rev. P. H. E. Derrick, the
bride's pastor. officiating. This
happy event was witnessed by the
immediate families. together with a
few very special friends of the bride.
. The bride was lovely in a handsome
dress and the groom looked his hand
somest, as they plighted their vowvs
before God and in the presence or
the witnessing company.
The groom is the second son of
The Rev. H. WV. Whitaker, of the
South Carolina Conference. Verdery.
S. C. The bride is the youngest
daughter of Mrs. E. C. Lane. of New
Among those present were the
parents of the groom. the Rev. Mar
vin WXhitaker. Marion. S. C.. and Miss
Marie Whitaker, from the Columbia
The beautiful Lutheran marriage
service was used. At the conclusion
of the service and the congratula
tions gll wvere invited to the dining
room, where were fanund tables loaded
with all necessary to .a:isfy the most
fastidi' us Epic urean. First came the
ubstamials fiil'w ed by fruit, and
candties et~c. It wa - a 'very quaie: but
a mr 't enjoy 'able occa-i:n
On the i' 'lowing diay. the Rev, andI
Mrs. 11. \\'. Whitaker, parents 'f the
groom, gave a reception at Verde:.,
I t the m.wily married cmnle.
THE FRANKLIN CASE.
New Trial Refused and Case Will be!
Taken to the Supreme Court
After hearing a number of strong
arguments. Judge J. C. Klugh, in the
court of common pleas for Greenville.
on last Thursday night announced
that he would not grant a new trial
in the case of Mrs. Susie L. Franklin.
of Newberry. against the Southern
railway, suit for $50.ooo damages. re
cently tried in the Greenville court.
Mrs. Franklin being awarded a ver
dict for S2;.ooo.
The motion for a new trial was
made by the defendant railway com
pany and the arguments for a new
trial were submitted by Thomas P.
Cothran. of Greenville: 0. L. Schum
pert. )f Newherry,. and Alvin H.
Dean of Greenville. The motion was
opposed by H. J. Haynesworth and
Parker and Patterson. of Greenville.
and George Johnstone. of Newberry.
Counsel for the Southern railway.
it is stated by the Greenville News.
stated immediately after the refusal
of motion for a new trial. that the
case would be taken to the supreme
court on appeal.
A full synopsis of the testimony in
the case was printed in The Hreald
and News at the time of the trial.
Mrs. Franklin. who is the wife. of
Policeman H. H. Franklin. of this
city. alleged that while on one of the
Southern's trains en route to Atlanta,
she was grossly insulted by two male
passengers who attempted to hug
her and made indecent proposals to
her'. As soon as she appealed to the
conductor, the testim.ony showed, he
protected her from further insults.
She entered suit for $5o,ooo damages.
claiming that amount for the mental
anguish which she alleged she ex
perienced and the shock to her ner
vous system which. owing to her
delicate condition. resulted in illness
when she reached Atlanta.
The case was strongly contested
and a verdict of S25.ooo awarded to
Was Known in Newberry.
Capt. Win. H. Green. assistant to
the general manager of the Southern
Railway cijmpany. died at his resi
dence in Washington on Saturday.
after a short illness. The remains were
taken to Richmond. Va.. for burial
Capt. Green was 65 years of age
and had been in failing health for
Capt. Green was a native if Rich
land countv. in this state. lie haz
been with the Sithern rail way since
iti formatit-n. having w-orked hi5 way
from water boy to general manager.
which p')sitio1n lie gave up on ace11int
,f his failing health. and was assign
ed to the posith-,in of assistant to the
general manager. He worked in the
railway shops while they .erel
catedl at Helena and while thiere made
nany friends in Newberry who will
sincerely regret to learn of his
Palestine defeated Brooklyn g to 2
on the tennis court on 'Friday after
noon, making two out of three won
by Palestine from Brooklyn.
Batteries: C. Garlingtonv and J.
Burton: White. Fellers and S. Hall
Summary: Bases on balls, Garling
ton 3, White 3, Fellers 3; Hit by
pitcher, Fellers i: Struck out, Gar
lington, t5, White 4, Fellers 4; Two
base hits. Girlington, Green. Fellers;
Three-base hits, Burton: Home runs.
Johnstone, Mayes, Ewart:
Umpires: Johnstone and R. Bur
MRS. WYATT AIKEN DEAD.
She Was The Wife of Representative
Aiken From This, The Third
Representative Wyatt Aiken's
many friends in Newvberry were vecry
much pained on Friday morning tn~
receive the news of the death of Mrs.
Aiken. Representataive Aiken's wife.
which occurred in Washingt in. on
Thursday. at Pro vidence hospital. af
ter a short illness from pertitnits.
compliicated with p)leuri.sy.
rls ..ikeni had heen quite ill for
evral weeks prio r to her rem' vaIl
tothe ho.pitail. Itw s h : ht h t
,he coull receive better tre:.tme:n a:
'e hospital th:an at her apa:iiment.
.o::. 13th street. N. \\.W.a:r lay
efoire hier death Iihe suffered a re
Iapse. and MIr. Aiken and the memn
there was btt a slight hope for her
recovery. Representative .1iken and
his children were constantly at the
h(,spital. and .n Tuesday. 'Mrs. Barn
well. the i.-ther if Nlrs. Aiken. went
to \\ashingt, n fri)m Abbeville and
j1iner1 the grief-stricken watchers at
the death-bed. Fhe slight rally on
Wednesday was of short durationi1.
and at an early hour Thursday morn
ing Dr. Dickenson. the physician in
attendance. realjzed that the end was
approaching and so informed NIr.
Aiken. It was evident that the strick
en lady was dying from sheer ex
haustion. and, after lingering a few
hours. she passed away in the pres
ence of her loved husband, her
mother and tw-o )f her children.
The remains were evonveyed to
Abbeville. f,,r interment. the funeral
party having left Washington at 1:30
o'clck on Thursday night. The fun
eral took ploce in Abbeville on Sun
Mr. Aiken's many friends in New
berry and throughout Newberry
Ciouty mourn with him in his loss
and offer him their deep and sincere
and heart-felt sympathy.
SAVE AND PRESERVE YOUR
Eyes. Dr. W. G. Browne. the Qp
tician. whose work has always been
so satisfactory on former visits is
here again to stay a week at the
Consultation and examination free
and glasses fitted to all defects of
visioW. Call and see him.
Glasses fitted in your own frames
WANTED:-A man to sell Sewing
Machines and Collect on accounts.
Experience is not necessary. All
we want is a man who is not afraid
to work. Address The Singer Sew
ing Machine Office. Greenwood. S.
LOST DOG.-White Pointer, black
ears, scalded on left shoulder. very
short tail. Please notify Henry
AGENTS WANTED: .To'sell Flex
ible Black Roofing Paint to deal
ers. factories and mills. A superior
paint at a reasonable price. Guar
anteed for five years. Liberal com
mission and exclusive territory
given to reliable salesmen. Fed
eral Paint Company. Cleveland,
WANTED-The buying public to
know that we have a carload of
high-grade buggies on hand which
we will sell for cash or on easy
term;. Aull & Hipp. Pomaria. S. C.
ANY ONE HIRING OR HARBOR
ing Robert Boozer. a boy about 16
years old, who is tunder a contract
with me. will lay themselves liable
to the law. J. B. Kempson.
REPAIRING DONE OF ALL
kinds by Shockley & Livingston.
in front of the jail.
MY JACK "PHOBE," for service at
my residence. JOHN M. SCHUM
MONEY TO LEND-Long time;
8 per cent.! easy terms. John
stone & Cromer.
BIG LOT OF Thomas Smoothing
and Cutaway harrows to go at
cost. J. W. White.
man to deliver and collect; horse
and wagon and $x5o deposit neces
sary; $21 a week and expenses;
perrnanent. Fianklin, Box 78,
MONEY TO LOAN-We negotiate
loans on improved farm lands at
seven per cent. interest on amounts
over one thousand dollars, and eight
per cent. interest on amounts less
than $r.ooo. Long time and easy
payments. Hunt. Hunt & Hunter.
WANTED-In each State. salesman
to sell large line tobacco; perma
hent position. Central Tobacco
W\orks Company. Penicks. Va.
HENTER & SANER-Are run
ning a saw mill about two miles
from the city, on the Langford
mill re. .1, and are prepared. to
fill all orersr for lumber.