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DE-ESTlSLtSflED FEB. I IITI1
PORT GIBSON. CT AIBORNE
188.. THURSDAY. MAY 25, 1916,
Kl Jfllfl-VOL. XXXIX, NO 10
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State Democratic Convention Ad
opted Strong Administration
The Democratic State Conven
tion, in session at ]acksoo last
Thursday, adopted the following
"We, the Democracy of Missis
sippi in convention assembled,
cordially endorse the policies of
the Democratic uational adminis -1
tration aud heartily applaud the
patriotic, brave and masterly
statesmanship displayed by Pres
ident Wilson in tbe conduct of
both national and international af* i
"Graver questions bave press* |
ed upon our national government
during President Wilson's tenure
of the presidency than bave con
administration for j
more than half a century,
and forcetui !
leadership has brought about the
successful solution of many other
questions well toward final dispo
sition, always with distinction to
himself, credit to his party andjusko.
honor to bis couotry.
"The president has placed this I
country in the forefront of the real
Christian civilization. We
fortunate in having had the presi-1
dent's clear mind, unfaltering
courage and great heart to guide! at
our country thru this crisis and
danger. Our need of him has
beeo and is great and probably
will be greater. I here should notjtures
be a change of tbe national admin* j
istratiou at ibis time of stress.
We heartily endorse the Dem
ocratic administration's record of
constructive legislative achieve -1
By that record it bas
proven that campaign promises |
cao be kept aod party pledges
£t fore eiectiop become party
obligation ? Ain>lèctibd?^tripc*r
voice an uoanimous de
mand of tbe Democrocy of this
state for tbe reDomination of
Woodrow Wilson by tbe Demo
cratic national convention at St.
Louis and we coufideotly predict
bis re-election next November oy
ao overwhelming majority, and
hereby instruct our delegates in
the natiooal convention to give
him their loyal support, and vote
as a unit ou all questions.
Public School Closing.
The closing exercises of tbe Port
Gibson High School takes place at
the opera house tonight. The
program will consist of music,
address to the graduates by Rev.
H. W. Wells, rector of the Episco
pal church, and tbe presentation
ôf diplomas. The graduates are
Cecilia Freeland, Nell Morehead,
Fannie Magruder, Libbie Pennlsi
and Herbert Levy.
The class exercises took place at
the school building at io o'clock
sisted of well selected music and
tbe following numbers by tbe class:
Welcome Address, Miss Magru
Tbe program con
Class Will, Miss Pennisl.
Oration on Caesar, Miss More
Incantation, Mr. Levy.
Farewell, Miss Freeland.
The honor roll for the year is as
First Grade — Lucy Spencer,
Margaret Brownlee, Sarah Bed
ford, Karl Weil,
Gertrude Smith, John Wheeless.
Second Grade — Lucie Walne,
Sarah Shoaf, Virgil Wheeless,
Ruth Bock, Annie Smith, Billy
Gordon, Harry Owen, Elizabeth
Third Grade—Leon Wheeless,
Sarah Jane Pearson, Allah Lynn
Little, Marjorie Allen, Frances
Minnis, Perla Morris, Rath Daugh
erty, Randolph Anderson.
Fourth Grade— Kloise Smith,
Clara Price, Maggie Tillman, Hel
en Daugherty, Vernon May, Ev
elyn Heidenreicb, Cornelia Bailey,
Fifth Grade — Geoige Walne,
Girault Anderson, May Helene
Bailey, Mary Belle Elliott, Lamar
Sixth Grade— Genie Morris,
der, Julia M.
Eighth Grade—Mary Kate Wat
j kins, Herbert Titcht.
First Year Higjj ccbool—Bessie
| Morris, Joe Pearson Chas. More
Second Year High School—Ce
cilia Freeland, Fannie Magruder.
The following pupils were never
-1 absent nor tardy dating the year:
Annie Smith, Gussle Smith, Mae
Smith, Robert Tillman, Neil Ma
gruder, George Walne, Wilmer
Rogers, Herbert Levy, Fannie
i Magruder, Cecilia Fieeland.
Eurolled during year, 140.
| Average attendange, 114.8.
C.-H. A. Commencement.
The thirty-seventh annual coin
j meuceuient exerciseLjjf Chamber
laln-Hunt Academy Will take place
! May 28tb-30tb. On Sunday morn
|lng, 28th, at n o'clock, at the
meucement sermon will be preached
by Dr. C. T. Thomson of Kosci
church the coni
He will also preach the
sermon to the Y. M. C. A. Sunday
I night at eight o'clock Dr. Thom
Json is the president elect aud will
take charge of the academy June
at 8 o'clock, the inter society jun
lor declamation contest will take
place, immediately after which th*
regular run of Monday night pic
notjtures will be shown. This contest,
always a spirited one. is for a gold
Monday night at the opera house
medal and is engaged in by three
[contestants from each society. Tbe
[winner will not be announced
until Tuesday m orning,
On Tuesday morning on the
campus of the academy the gradu
ating exercises will take place.
There will be a senior declamation
which the address to the graduates
will be delivered by Dr. Thornton
Whaling, president of Columbia
S. C., Thologlcal Seminary.
Whaling is an exceptionally gifted
speaker aud a treat Is in store for
all who will be so fortunate as to
hear him. After bis address med
als and diplomas will be delivered
and the year's work for tbe session
will be officially closed.
The graduating class this year
numbers about fourteen members
and their names will appear In
next week's paper. The first hon
or man this year is N. C. McLeod
and he is, in consequence of this
distinction, valedictorian of his
Tbe participants in the junior
declamation contest are K. M. Bai
ley, C. L. Denton, W. W. Weldon
from the Adelphic Society, and J.
E. Campbelle, D. R. Johnson and
J. D. Williams from the Colum
bian Society. The senior declaim
era, six in number and chosen in
the order of class standing, are W
F. Taylor, R. P. Park, C. J. Me
Atee, J. G. Orr, M. J. Dugan and
L. W. Ely.
To all of these exercises the
public is cordially invited and it is
hoped that as many as possible
will turn out and by their presence
coutiibute towards making them a
• Last Sunday afternoon, at the
home of the bride's father, tbe mar
riage vows between Miss Jennie
Shelton and Mr. Jbomas j. Se
grest were solemnized.
Miss Ruth Segrest, sister of the
groom, was bridesmaid and enter
ed with Mr. JohD Goodrum, of
Vicksburg, who was groomsman.
Following them came the bride
and groom; tbeoRev. S. R. Yeung
read the impressive services which
made tbe lives of these young
people as one.
Tbe bride is tbe attractive and
accomplished eldest daughter of
Mr. John W. Sbelton, of dark,
and bas been one of Jefferson
county's most progressive teachers.
Tbe groom'is a ptomisiog young
Immediately after tbe ceremony
tbe bridal couple l^ft for Louis,
Louisiana, where they Will make
their home.— Fayeîte Chronicle.
Interesting Letters from Different
Sections of the County, Written
by Our Regular Cor
Mrs. Newman of Fayette is vis
iting her son, Mr. A. L. Newman,
Prof. J. P. Dabney spent Friday
night in Utica.
Dr. M. J. Luster and sisters,
Misses Julia, Edith and Bernice, of
Reganton were town visitors this
Mrs. M. C. Shelby is visiting
her daughter, Mr. L. N. Whit
tington, of Gloster this week.
Miss Maggie McKewen is at
home after a pleasant school term
Miss Eddie Godard spent the
week end with friends at Fayette.
Prof. J. P. Dabney will leave in
few days for his home in Ken
tucky. Mr. Dabney will make the
trip through the country In his
Miss Eddie Godard was a pleas
ant Jackson visitor on Friday.
The Tom Thumb wedding, giv
en by Mrs. W. F. Gordon's and
Miss Grace Dudley's Sunday
school classes, was quite a success
and enjoyed by all.
Miss Abbie Armitage, the at
tractive daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
R. A. Armitage of Raymond, is
visiting relatives here this week.
Prof. G. L. Harrell of Millsaps
College and Miss. Conference lay
leader, filled Rev. B. W. Lewis'
appointment at Cayuga Sunday,
delivering a very forceful discourse
at tbe eleven o'clock service.
Mr. Marion Parks of Cayuga
visited his uncle, Hon. T. A. Lus
- ^veeic. .
• M *5 -
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dear little baby Gertrude of Han
klnson visited Mr. and Mrs. T. M.
Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Foote spent
Sunday with Dr. and Mrs. J. S.
Robertson of Cayuga.
The Missionary Band of Duke
convened with Mrs. H. S. Foote
and her sister, Miss Mary Hively
at their home Saturday afternoon.
An interesting program was ren
dered by the enthusiastic band of
rs. E. L. Lum and
Dr. M. J. Luster, accompanied
to Port Gibson this wtek, on busi
Mr. and Mrs. J. B-. .Foster and
children spent the week end with
relatives in Raymond this week.
by his sister, Miss Julia,
Two Port Gibson Men.
The deal was finally consummat
ed yesterday morning by which the
Bock-Fischel Dry Goods Com
pany, purchased tbe Sol Fried two
story brick building on China
street, for use of their rapidly
growing business. ■
The purchase price for the
building was $24,000 cash. Ac
cording to a statement of this suc
cessful dry goods firm, which has
been making headway in their
Washington street quarters
quarters, due to their spreading
business. The building will be
remodeled aud made to conform
to dry goods house quarters. Tbe
story building adjoining the
main store, is included in tbe deal.
David Bock and L. R. Fiscbel
who compose tbe firm, with L. A.
Smith, Jr., secretary and treasurer,
are ai! popular men and good
citizens, and their success is a
credit to their sterling worth as
leading commercial men of she
city.—Vicksburg Herald, 241b.
Both Messrs. Bock and Smith
were formerly Port Gibson men,
aud their friends here are pleased
to learn of tbeir success.
posiie the Park hotel,
literally crowded into
Dr. H. G. Patterson, well known
veterinarian, will be here, a» Marx
stable, early in June. The date of
bis arrival will be announced later.
Carload Brood Mares, weighing
960 to 1000 lbs, all in foal, some
with colts by tbeir side, for sale
at Marx Stable.
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Certificate No. 81.
Dated January 20th. 1915
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J. B. ALLEN, Active Vice President
GEORGS T. WALNE, Cashier
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