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YOL. VIL NO. 86. RALEIGH, N. C, SAT UED AT, JUNE 14, 1890. PRICE 5 CENTS. THE NATIONAL CONGRESS. THE SILVER DILL. STILL ilOL! ING THE ATTENTION OP THE SENATE The House Has a Tn. With y?r priatioa DillsAnd Then Ji runic t self by Passing Pens-bui Bills. IBj Unit.! I'rtv5.l Washington, Jaue 13. The ' SchaW ailvcr bill wu taken op and Mr. Morgan resumed bis argument, He believed that Congree was obliged, under, the constitution, to make coins of silver and coins of gold. He complained that the finance committee amendment to tlvs House bill did ' not require t'j9 coinage of the silver bullion, toi be puicbied by the treasury,' t-xoept at the discretion of the secretary f the tnaiury He debate was continued by Senator Aldrich r.gtin4t silver and Senators S'jwart, Reagan and Daniels in favor of xitver. House.' ' WisnmaTON, June 13. After5 the reading of the journal the House to-day went into committee of the whole on the ui lry civil appropriation bill. Mr. Cannon, of Illinois, said that the .amount of the appropriation carried by I hi measure was in round numbers $28, XH),000. This was $13,000,000 less thau the regular and special estimates. The sundry civil law for the current year provided ,or an expenditure of $25,000, 000. Mr. Cannon gave a statement of the nttitude of the appropriation bills. The fourteen regular appiopriution bills as reported to the Houhb aggregated an ex penditure of $306,000,000, showing an excess of $33,000,000 over the appropri ation for the current year. ' Lis was nearly all accounted for in three bills pen-ions, $18,000,000; postoffice, $12, 000,000; aad naval, $2,160,000. The nth? r $3,000,000 resulted from the ex pansion incident to the growth of the mntry. The only bill Jnot reported to the Honie was the general deficiency bill, mid this would be reported before the cloo of the fiscal year. .- There was pending the sundry civil and the Indian bills. In the Senate committee on appropriations wore the agricultural, the diplomatic and the post uttke bilbt and in the Senate commit mitiee on commerce, tho river and har lor bill. Pending in the Senate were the legislative bill. Tho fortification THE CONGRESSIONAL TIOK roNVEN- Of the Fourth DistrictCalled to Meet in Durham on July 24th. The Democratic executive committee of the Fourth Congressional district met pursuant to the call of Chairman N. B. Broughton, at the Yarborough House, at 8:30 last night The following counties were repre sented: Alamance, Durham, Johnston, Orange and Wake. Parties holding writ ten proxies were allowed to participate in the meeting as members of the com mittee. " ' " "J -' ; The following gentlemen were pres ent: N. B. Broughton. chairman, and C. Stronach, Wake; Ed. S. Abel, John ston; S. 31. Gattis, Orange, and F. H. Whitakcr, Jr., Alamance county. Messrs. 'Gattis and Whitaker were proxies for Alamance, Durham and Vance. The convention was called to meet in Durham, N. C. on Thursday, July 24th, at; I o'clock p. m. Befor 4 Ut.journment Mr. Whitaker was called to tne chair and the following resolution wis offered by Mr. Ed S. Ahell and unanimously adopted: ' 'Resolved, That, this committee ten der its thanks and the thanks of the Democratic party-of this Congressional district to Chairman Broughton for the efficient and succ3ssful management of the campaign of 1888." TRINITY C0LJLEGE. t r. A "FLY" DRUMMER Who Quarrelled with His Wife--And made Appointments With Other Wo menMeets his Death at the Hands ' or His Son. ? By United Press. EiiMiRA, N. Y,, June 13. Frank War ren, a commercial traveller, was shot and instantly killed at his residence, Columbia and Second streets, by his son THE 90 COMMENCEMENT EX EX CISES AT THAT INSTITUTION Oratoricle Contests The Large Grad uating Class -Election of Members of the Faculty- Honorary Degrees ConferredPrizes', Fellowship, Med als and Many Other Matters of In - terest.. ""'." Vf i- Staff Cor. State Chronicle. il Trinity. College, June 13th, 1890. This week has witnessed one more an nual commencement at dear old Trinity, and from what we now learn, this his torical and much beloved spot will be the scene of only one more like occasion, ere it will take its departure to the en terprising little city of Durham. Oratorical Contests. The exercises of the week began June 7th, at 8 p. m., with the oratorical con test by the Freshman class. The medal was awarded to Mr. C. E. Turner, of Cool Spring, N. C subject, "Knowl ledge." . ' . - . Monday nignt the Sophomore oratori cal contest came off, and Mr. J. H. Crow ell received the medal. His subject was "The Waterloo in American History." Tuesday night the Junior oratorical contest was decided, and Mr. J. R. Mo Crary, of Lexington, won the medal. His subject was, "Democracy in Amer ica." The subjects chosen by the young gen tlemen were well selected and the ora tions of 1890 were fully up to the stand ard. Commencement Exercises; " ' Wednesday morning at 11 o'clock, the exercises began with devotional exer cises. The male choir, made up of the young meu of the college, led the sing ing. Prayer was offered by Rev. W4H. Moore, of Statesville, in which he thank- . .1 . 1 -WW eany nour tnis morning, warren re turned from a day trip last night, and began quarreling with his wife. The boy, who had been in bed, arose and in terfered , and producing a cheap revol ver of 32 calibre, shot his father in tho right breast with fatal result. Young Warrea was anested. He takes the mat ter very coolly, and says he Raw bis father chasing his mother about the bed. See ing bis mother in danger of being beaten, he fired the fatal shot. The coroner, who arrived shortly after the shooting, found several letters of an affectionate nature from a woman in Norwalk, Con necticut, and another from Bath. New bill has passed both Houses with Senate I York, "making appointments. Warren amendments. The Distritt of Columbia I and his wife quarrelled frequently of Tt&r.I and nAnttion bills were iu confer I laie. once. The army and military academy bill were in the hands of the President. This was favorable showing with the condition of the bills two years ago. A motion to strike out a clause rolat iog to irrigating arid lands was after de bate lost, and at 6 p. m. the House took a recess till 8 o'clock. The night session is to be devoted to considering pension bills. TH E N. C. MUSIC FESTIVAL. Herbert, a sixteen year . old boy, at an ed God for allowing us to come together on another commencement occasion, and asked Mis blessing on all 'the Opening Day at CharlotteA Creat Attendance Brilliant and Fa mous Musicians. Special to the State Chronicle. Charlotte, N. 0., June 13. The North Carolina Music Festival began here to-day. The matinee this evening was a piano recital by Miss Emma Hahr, of Atlanta, assisted by Miss Emma lieinbach, of New York, soprano. A thousand people attended and were de lighted with the artists performance. Tho audience at the concert to-night was larucr by five hundred than in the nftei noon and a fine programme was iveu by the Salem and Statesville i rchestras, a chorus of nearly twohun rtrvd voices and the following so InUu: Miss Leinbach, Miss Emily Wiuant, of New York; Mrs. Corrinne Moore Lawson, of Cincinnati; Mr; William Courtney, of New York; and Mr. Gustav Btrncike, of Cleveland, Ohio. A large number of visitors are in the city and the festival is already a great success. The festival closes tomorrow with a matinee and evening concert, HAT SERIOUS CENSUS. Foreigners Flee From the Census Takers They Think a Scheme is Be ing Worked to Get Their Names And Then Send Them Back to the Old Country." . ' . ' By United Press. Milwaukee, Wis., June 13. Unlimit ed trouble has been met with by census enumerators among the ignorant classes of this city, especially in the Polish wards. In many cases people locked up their houses and fled upon the approach of the eensus officials. Among them a large number fear that their names will be sent back to the old country, whence they fled, to evade military service. Many Germans refused absolutely to give information about their children, in the belief that the object is to enforce the Bannett law. Over 130,000 names have baen collected. a LEE AND GRANT. A Movement to Erect Collossal Eques trian Statues to the Two Great Gen rralit 914,000 Subscribed. (By United Prees.) 'Washington, June 13. The following dispatch was received at the State de partment today from Mlddieborough, Kv "Hon. James G. Blaine, 'Washington, 1). C: 'A movemeat inaugurated here last week to erect by popular subscription, at Cumberland Gap, colossal equestrian statues of General Grant and Robert E. Lee, the' former looking south, the lat ter looking north, extending hands to each other, has taken the country by storm, and fourteen thousand dollars is already sutweribed. Will you co-apcrate with ns in this noble enterprise ? (Signed) Alex. A. Arthur, J no. M. Brooks, Committee. SERIOUS RIOTING. A Mob's Fierce Attempt to Drive a Salvation Army out oi Town. . tBy United Press. London, Juno 13. A serious riot oc curred at. Harmon, Rhenish 'Prussia,, yesterday," owing to tho entry into the cityof a band of Salvationists ilk spite of the strict prohibition regulations against salvation army meetings. As the obnox ious visitors attempted to march through the streets they were set upon by & large crowd, armed , with sticks and stones which they used freely. 'The police protected the Salvationists and attempted to disperse the mob, but the latter stubbornly resisted and continued to pelt the "army" with stones, wound ing several of them severely. The police finally put the mob to flight and made a number of arrests. IMMIGRANTS COMING. Leaving Newfoundland to Escape Starvation. IBy United Prejs. Montreal, June 13. One hundred and fifty immigrants from St. Johns and Harbor Grace arrived here on Wednes day. They are bound for the Canadian north-west, where they will take up land, many of whom are fishermen. They say many people will have to emigrate from Newfoundland this year to save them selves from starvation. on ail present ana upon this institution. He also thanked God for the. future outlook of the eol lege. The baccalaureate sermon was preach ed by Rev. W. V. Tudor, of Norfolk, Va. He took his text from the 16th chapter of John, 7th verse: "It is expedient for you that I go away." -t We would not do ;be reverend gentle man the injustice to attempt to comment ou the sermon. It was entirely different trom the sermons, usually preached on these occasions, and it was a grand dis course. Dr. Tudor's delivery is one of the best wehvarJifciird. n.niP..fri. manuer of saymg a thmg is very im pressive. Election - of New Members of the Faculty. At a meeting of the trustees on Wed" nesday evening, Mr. J. S. Bassett, of Durham, was eltcted principal of the preparatory department, and assistant in English and Mathematics. Rev. L. W. Crawford was elected Chaplain and Professor o? Biblical Literature. Establishment of Fellowships'. At the same meeting of the board the Brantley i ork and Braxton Craven fel lowships were established, the incum bent of which will be elected by the faculty. Stndents' Aid Association. The Alumni held a meeting at three o'clock Wednesday evening, the main object of which was to take steps to organize a Students' Aid Association fund, from wnicn wortny young men may borrow funds to come to Trinity. W R. Odell was made president of the meeting. Now that a start has been made, it is to be hoped that the question will be kept agitated until a large amount is raised. Society Medals. After the meeting adjourned, it was announced that the society medals would be awarded. In the Columbian society, the Dec! aimer's medal was given to Mr. A. H. Powell; the Debater's medal was given to M. W. I. Crawford. In the Hesperian Society the Declaim er's medal was given to Mr. A. H. White, and the Debater's medal to Mr. J. H. Crowell. The Archive prize was awarded to J. R McCray, of the Junior class for writing the best essay. His subject was: "The Purification of the Drama." Alumni Address. Wednesday uight Mr. W. R. Gibbs, of Reidsville, delivered the address before the Alumni, tie was introduced by J. R. Webster, Esq, For about twenty minutes the speaker in a plain, unpretentious man The program for the day was then car- What is riedout. . The" following were the subjects and speakers: Being Done, and What is to Be Done. The close of the year at Trinity will not leave the public without increasing Science and Success, by George Franks J evidence of a vigorous and solid growth. Ivey, Statesville, N. O. The Next Reformation, by Robert Hery Mitchell, Middleburg, N. 0. Antiquity, by Daniel Clifford Bran son, Greensboro, N." O. Gladstone in English History, bv George Kinion West, Kinston, N. O. rolitics; Its Methods and Permanent Principles, by Alva Columbus English, Trinity College, N. O. idolatry of Creeds, by Wilbnr Ed wards Ormond, Hookerton, N. C. ivead Men's Bones, by Simon Everett Koonce, Jr., Trenton, N. C. " lhe Heroes of the Future, bv William Franklin Wood, Mooresville, N. O. intercourse tne Measure of Human Progress, by Samuel Amos Stevens, Monroe, N. C. The "Survival of the Fittest ."by Alex ander Haywood White, Pollocksville, N. C. The Gospel, the Law of Nations, by Ernest Kennedy Wolf. Monroe. N. O. Congress and the Farmer, by Blake Baker Nicholson. Jr.. Washington. N. 0. w '. Valedictory, by W. E. Ormond. Graduating Theses. Should the Electoral College be Con tinued? D. C. Branson. Is Agriculture m Need of Govern mental Aid! A. C. English. Bridges, G. F. Ivey. The Mohammedans as the Preservers of Christendom, 8. E. Koonce. Ballot Reform, R. H. Mitchell. Recent Combination of Agricultural Labor, B. B. Nicholson. Abolition of the Present Jurv Svstem. W.E. Ormond. Does Commerce Really Civilize? S. A. Stevens. Divorce, G. K. West. Professional Politics IncomDatible with Good Govf mment, A. H. White. larin! Riorm for the South. E K. Wolfe. Can Evolution and Revelation be Re conciled? W. F. Wood. In the rendition of these orations bv the young gentlemen, it is a pleasure for us to say that there was a display of oratory and talent which reflects much credit upon them. The Wiley Gray Medal. The Wiley Gray medal is the annual gift of R. T. Gray, Esq., of Raleigh, N. in memoriam of a brother from whom the medal takes its name. It is intended to be a reward for the graduat ing oration that snouid be, in the - opin ion of a committee appointed on the day Another EnglUh Syndicate Grab. (Br United Press.) . Cuicajo, June 13. John B. Sherman mvs the snie of the Union stock yards to an English syndicate for $22,000,000 will be consummated on July first. At Morehead For Fun. Fifteen general passenger agents of various railroad lines in the South passed through the city yesterday en route for Morehead City to spend a day or two in fUbing . They have been hear ing about that wonderful resort, and they made up a party for the special J'UrpoM of going down there to see what he attractions are. They will see all And note than they have heard of, and they will go there arxin when ple&sure trip nottsss etrlie then. Twenty Cars in a Creek Engineer, Fireman' and Brakeman Killed. By United Press. -Louisville, Ky., Jnne 13 A special to the Post from. May sville, Ky., says: A freight train coming west ran . into a washout, five miles above here, on the Chesapeake & Ohio railroad, about one o'clock this morning, and twenty loaded cars now lie in the bed of the creek. C. O. Roodcap, engineer; William Han naker. foreman, and the head brake- man, name not , learned, were killed. Their bodies lie beneath the wreck. Notice. Our special sales of white Swiss em broidered flouncings advertised to-day are being made at prices far less than we paid for them, but our stock man says we have too - many ana tney muss De old. : W. H. & R. 8. Tucker & Oo. ner, highly entertained ms audience, He spoke of his early school days at Trinity and told of pome of Dr. Craven's sayings, in which thero was always sound judgment displayed. He also paid a high tribute to President Crowell. The Alumni Association. Thursday morning at 9 o'clock the Al umni met in the old chapel and elected the following officers for tne ensuing year: Rev. J. R. Scroggs, Pres ident ; Hon. J. A. Lockhart of Wadesboro, Orator; Vice-Presidents, W. R. Gibbs. Rev. J. M. Downum and Prof. E. L Mdffitt. Secretary and Treas nrer, N. C. English, of Trinity College. Judge D. E. Bryant of Sherman, Tex as, and B. F. Long of North Carolina, were elected as oratorical alternates. The Graduates. -' Thursday was the big day. The exer cises of the graduating class came off, and at night the Glee Club concert winds up the week. By 11 o'clock the chapel, which will seat about two thou sand, was filled to its seating capacity. It was a pretty scene to cast the eye over tne ouuaing ana up into ine gai leries and witness the happy expressions on the faces of all present, and to listen to the hum of happy voices, broken into occasionally by the sweet strains of music made by the Lexington cornet band. Exactly at 11:30 o'clock the rostrum was filled by the graduating class, trus tees and visiting friends. President Crowell gave a hearty welcome to all Dr. Yates, of Durham, off ered prayer. of commencement, the best, both in respect-to education and composition. der Haywood White, of Pollocksville. N. u., by Prof. W. A. Blair, of Wins-on. Presentations of Diplomas, Bibles and Frizes. The diplomas were presented " to the class by President Crowell. The Bibles were presented to the c'ass by Rev. G. W. Calahan, of Greensboro, N. C. A diploma was given to W. E. Fink, who wa3 in the class of '88. He is now teaching school in Georgia. Honorary Degrees Conferred. President Crowell announced that the board of trustees had conferred the fol lowing degrees: The degree of M. S. on Rev. C. D, Smith; the degree of A. M. on Prof. E, C. Branson, Prof. L. M. H. Roynolds, Col. A. C. Davis; the degree of D. D. on Rev. J. A. Cunninggim, Rev. J. B. Mc- Gehee, Rev. James Atkins, Rev. W. S. Creasy; the degree of LL. D. on Hon. R B. Patterson, Hon. J. S. Henderson, Gen. J. H. Lane, Prof. George T. Win ston. Rev. J. A. Cunninggim is Presiding Elder of the Warrenton district, and is one of the most influential ministers of his church. He is a wise and godly man and his people have long felt that he ouht to be a D. D. Rev. W. S. Creasy is the popular and eloquent and rising pastor of Grace M. E. church, Wil mington. other frizes. President Crowell also made the an nouncement that the Blair prize for the best essay in philosophy and the Win stead prize for the best essay in political science would be announced in the press. A cash prize has been ottered for tne best entrance examination for the fresh man class and also for the best examina tion in mathematics. Other Notes. The president annou-Kvd that it would be abont September, 1891, before Trinity would be moved to Durham, and that he wanted it distinctly understood that the next session would open at this place, September 30th. l he trustees of innity Uollege will meet with both the Western and Eastern JNortn uaroiina uonierenees at tne ap pointed time and place Two young men who have been taught in the engineering department this ses sion, Mr. R. L Durham, of Oxford, and Mr. J. O. Hanes, of Winston, have been employed for the summer on Mr. J. L. Ludlow's engineering corps at Winston. -A casual glance through the catalogue of Trinity for the coming year will con vince any one that each department which is taught here is thorough and complete. The Facnltv. The faculty is now composed'of the following gentlemen: John Franklin Crowell, President. William T. Ganna way, A. B., A. M Professor of Latin. - Rev. William H. Pegram. A. B., A. M., Professor of Natural Sciences. Mem ber of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific So ciety. Rev. John F. Heitman, A. B., A. M., Professor of Philosophy and Theology. James M. Bandy, A. B.. A. M., Pro fessor of Mathematics and Engineering. Kerens U. JSnglish, A. is., A. M., rro fessor of Oratory, Associate Professor in History, Economics and International and Civil Law. Member of the Ameri can Institute of Civics. Joseph L Armstrong, A. M., Profes sor of English and German. Member of the American Modern Language Asso ciation. Frank E. Welch, A. BY, Instructor in Drench, Latin and Greek. Of 4hese the reader will hear later. Last yearthewhole community was shaken by the agitation of the removal ques tion; to-day the magnificent triumph of those who fought it through the fears of opposition is to be read in two places: in the astonisfnng development of the college in the last twelve months, and in tne magnificent gifts of land and build ing and endowment at Durham. If a policy ever has vindicated itself, that of the removal of Trinity has gotten it. and has not been long abont it. lo day is the beginning of a effort to raise the endowment to $200,000 by Sept. 1891, the time of the opening at Durham. As a start to that end the graduating class yesterday appeared be- lore resident Crowell and announced that they had decided to make a sub scription of 100 apiece, making $1200 in all to the endowment. The younger alumni will not be left behind in the ef fort to secure this amount. It is pro posed to relieve President Crowell as far as practicable to raise this balance of about $120,000 in the next year. He will still lecture in his specialties to the classes in the School of Political and Social Science on the subjects of Finance. Statistics, Railroads, Industrial History and Administrative Law. The college office is the scene of busv life. Two or three clerks are at work sending out the catalogues, announce ments and circulars. The annual cat alogue has changed its character in the arrangement of its contents. It is made up of three parts: The .Register, Con taining a list of students, the Faculty and the body of general information re lation to the history, organization, gov ernment and purpose of the college. '. me second part is an announcement of the academic department of the first two years of the college courses. The methods of study and the subjects taught are described as corresponding with those of the German Gymnasia a plan which suggests the most thorough dis cipline of mind and body. The third part of the catalogue goes to an an nouncement of the schools of the scho lastio department. In these the enor mous developing energy of the college is to be seen. The school of engineering ha3 made wonderful progress in a year. This year its scholars have spent much time in the field, and as a result have surveyed every inch of a railroad seven miles in length, making every calcula tion and measurement for bridging, trestle work and filling and ex cavation up to the point of putting on the rolling stock. eineering corps which did the work. The instruments with which this school has tesn so well equipped were presented by a friend or tne college living in tne north. This year philosophical Latin and English have gained greatly. Prof. Welch in the former has accomplished a good deal in the way of opening the Latin classics to the philosophical stu dent. Prof. Armstrong has issued three parts of his "Grammar of English" with. very gratifying results. Prof. E. A. Allen, of the chair of English, Univers ity of Missouri, says of it : "Part 1, on 'sounds' is the simplest, clearest expo sition of the subject I have ever seen, embodying as it does, the latest results of the new science. Your treatment of "number," in part I is the most accurate I will say the only accurate treat ment of the subject I have met with in print." Preparatory School. A preparatory school for boys will be opened September 4th, under the man agement of the faculty of Trinity college, the primary object of which is to pre pare boys for college, and to give to those who do not intend to go to college a good elementary education. We could fill the columns of the Cheomcle about Trinity, but must content ourselves with what we have said for this time. H. B. H. DAVIDSON COLLEGE. J ITS FIFTY-THIRD ANNUAL COMMENCEMENT. W. H. & R. S. TUCKER & CO. Special Sales of White Embroidered f louncmss. Ask for No. 228, original price $1.75; we will sell for $1.00 per yard.- Ask for 1860, original price $1.85; will sell for $1.40 per yard. Ask for 1S61, original price $2.00; will sell for $1.50 per yard. Call early, as at these prices they will not stay loug. w. H. & K. S Tucker. & Co. A MOUNTAIN TRIP. A Succinct Aeconnt of the Interest-1 ing Exercises of the Week; (Special to State Chronicle.) x ' Davidson College, N. C, Juna 12.- Clear, bright and beautiful was the Sunday that ushered in June 8th, the beginning of the fifty-third commence ment at Davidson College. An eloquent, suggestive sermon from Rev. G. 'B. Strickler, D. D., of Atlanta, Ga., was an earnest of the many good many good things to come. The impressive speaker took his text from Psalm 119, verse 18: ' 'Tpen thou mine eyes, 'that I may be hold wondrous things out of thy law." The grandest cardinal truths of Chris tianity, some of the wondrous things, made luminous by the speaker, sug gested trains of thought that carried one far towards the realms of tho Eter nal and Infinite. At night Rev. J. S.' Watkins, D. D., of Raleigh, N. C, delivered a graceful and instructive address before the Young Men's Christian Association, on I John, 2:14: "I have written unto you, young men, because ye are strong, and the Word of God abideth in you, and yo have overcome the wicked one." Monday night, the class of 90 institu ted a new feature in the commencement exercises by having a Class Day cele bration, upon which occasion Mr. J, C. DuFour, the Historian of the class, Mr. D. W. Freirson the Orator, Mr. J. E. Thacker the Prophet, regaled a large audience with the pa&t, present, and f uturo ol '90. Tuesday night, the regular reunion occurred in the Literary Society halls, Mr. A. N. McCallum, Mineral Springs, S. C, and Mr. L. A. Morris, Concord, N. 0., being the orators in the Phi. and the Eu respectfully. Wednesday morning Mr. D. A. Town- send, of Union, S. C, the annual orator selected by the Literary Societies, de livered a timely address on 'JDaty: Its Joys and it Exactions. He was followed by that well known alumnus of Davidson, Rev. W. S. Lacy, I. D., whose genial, sunny smile at ouce aroused the sympathetic interest of his hearers. His choice address to the Alumni on the value of Perfection, was closed by a touching, alumni necrol ology. But great;y as these two ad dresses appeal to the 'classes,1 the masses and the lasses look with expectant ea gerness to the Wednesday night per formance, when the contest for the ora tor's medal is decided. This medal given to the best orator among six chos- was awarded to Mr. A. A. McGeachy, of Laurinburg, N. C, and a representative of the Philanthropic Society. Y. M. C. A. Corner-stone. Wednesday afternoon the corner-stone of the new Y. M. O. A. was laid, and before the close of the commencement all the money was raised for the erection of the building. For the fur nishing of it, however, it may be necessary to raise more. The cere mony of laying the corner-stone was very impressive. , Rev. C. M. Payne, of Concord, N. C, delivered a short ad dressa gem of its kind and Dr. Shearer, the President, in a most laughter-provoking speech presented a cane to Prof. H. L. Smith from the members of the Y. M. .0. , A. as a token of their ap preciation for his unflagging zeal in raising money for this noble enterprise. lhe building, it is hoped, will be fin ished before next commencement. In teresting as Wednesday was to many, on Thursday, the regular commencement day, crowds came flocking in from the country and soon the campus was alive with the moving mass. Commencement Day Proper. The audience at eleven a. m. was wel comed by the Salutatorian and Second Honor man, Mr. Chase Brenizer, Char lotte, whose topic was Feudalism. The' Valedictorian and First Honor man.T. E. Winecoff, of Concord, N. C, chose as his subject Whither ? The Third Honor was awarded to Mr, A. w. Cheatham, of Henderson, N. C. The subject of the two other speakers, Mr. a. 11. Ed munds, Sumter, S. O., and Mr. D. M. Frierson, Anderson, S. 0., were "The Value of Articulate Language," and "The Siege of Londonderry." All the above were graduated with the degree ofA.B. The other A. -B. graduates were: Messrs. Byron Currie Clark, Clarkton, N. 0.; Jules Claude Dufour, Geneva, Switzerland, J. K. Glasgow, Davidson College, N. C; William Frank Hollings- worth, Atlanta, Ga. ; John Brevard Johnston, Woodleaf, N. C. ; Junius Ayers Matheson, Taylorsviile; N. C; Rufus xoung Mcrnerson, juooresviire, N. 0.; James Moore Pharr, Mooresville, N. C; Hay Watson Smith, Greensboro, N. O.; James Ernest l hacker, ureens- boro, N. C. ; Charles js. Wharton, Greensboro, N. C. Mr. Mott Parks Blair, Davidson College, N. O., was graduated with the degree of B. S. Degrees Conferred. , , . The degree of D. D., was conferred upon Revs. T. R. English, Yorkville, S. 0., J. W. Primrose, Wilmington, N. C, O. M. Payne, Concord, N. 0.; LL.D., A Northern Professor's Proposed Foot Tour Through Western North Caro lina And a Proposition to-Establish a Snmmer Geological School. Prof. C. Hanf ord Henderson, of the Geological chair of the Philadelphia Manual and Training school, has writ ten a letter to the commissioner of agri culture of this State in which he says: I expect to take a walking tour through North Carolina during the com ing summer months. I should be pleased to receive anv mans, cftolopical renorts that von mav have for distribution, upon Revs. G. B. Strickler, D. D.. At . - J I 1 a rf". a T T T - tl ' I shall probably take two or three of my iania, ua., anu i. x. usunimer, u. u., students with me, and we want to see the most interesting geological features. It is also my purpose to select a tract of land somewhere among the moun tains, where I can put up a roomy log house, and in future summers have a regular tchool. I shall be greatly obuged to you for any suggestions you may make. . A Georgia Lynching. f By United Press. Elbeeton, Ga., June 13. George Penna, an 18 year old negro boy, who was under bail to answer the charge of criminal assault upon a young white girl, was captured by a mob last week and lynched, ne has oeen - missing since Thursday the 5th, . inst.. and yes terday his body was found banging to a tree with three bullet holes in his head. Hampden Sidney, Va., and the degree , of A. M., in Course upon Rev. R. B. McAlphine, of Tuscaloosa Institute, Ala. The Prizes. ' The medals were awarded as follows: Eumencan Society: Essayist, W. A. Oil-" Ion, Concord, N. O., Decanter's, O. L. Grey, Huntersvilie, 4. u., Debater s, W. . F. Hollinsworth, Atlanta, Ga. . Philanthropic society: .essayist's, J.C. DuFour, Geneva, Switz.; Debaters, D. Blackburn, Athens, Ala. ; Declaimers, A. K. Pool, Keyser, N. O." The William Banks' Biblical Medal was awarded to Mr. W. P. Hollings worth, Atlanta, Ga. This is conferred upon the graduate attaining the highest nn a i . mm. . xnougn tne xnursaays exercises were -' disturbed for a time by a storm, the weather during commencement was ex- ceptionally pleasant and the exercises ' were very interesting. The next .jrfn l s rpi a n t ' . - I vegius Auurway, oeptejnDer 11, .