# Clipped From The Atlanta Constitution

REV. W. P. HEMPHILL DEAD. Was Distinguished Soldier As Well As Presbyterian Minister. Griffin. Ga. May 18. special.-Rev. "W. P. Hemphlll for many years a citi zen of Spalding county.died at his home in Grrffln on the nlgJiP f thfeMTth Inst. after a lingering illness of several months. j. 'O1 His native. stat was South Carolina county of fork wbere he resided until the close of the'civil war at which time he came to this section of Georgia where he located. Ho served with distinction m the civil was' entering as a private and though but a young ma.i. retire with the rank of captain. In 1865 he and Miss Amanda Josephine Smarr. of. Griffin were -united In mar nags. She survives .him as also do the following children -Mrs. D. P. Blake. Concord Ga. .Mrs. 'IX. Bradenburg. a. Ga. -Mr. H. E. nemphlll Atlanta and Atisses Gertrude and Agnes and Messrs. W. R -E. W. J. and E. W. Hemphlll. of Griffin. Several years ago feeling called to preach the gospel .he was licensed as a minister by the Preibjterlan church and did most effective work as 'an evangelist for the Atlanta 'presbytery. Being of a most genial and sympathetic disposition he had host..of friends. Ins Internment will take place In Griffin on the 18th. InsL. at 'U:30 a. m. H S ldler- S n nlg the 17th Itate- thf\'c lfnwltr 'he I H dlstlncUon'Tn ent i ng mar ran 10f 'I r ere t 1ar- .urvlves.hlm. th L. rtrude Agn S R/.E. J E. f ellng an forthe Irmp th tic InteE'.n\entwlU o h6 11th. 'a )8 -Rev contit died. on Yo k the clefs s. E a . . . . . . . . . ( . ) - . " . . , ¬ . , , . , . * . " ; % . , , , ' , , , . , , . . ! . . . , - ¬ . . , : - . . . . , . ; . . . . . . , . ; - . . . , ¬ , , . . - . . , . . . . . . - , , , ' ' . . . - . . : . . . . . - . . . - : ! ' ' ! ' , . ' " \$ ' ' ' , ; . " " " - , \ ' ' ( ' . ) , ; . . ' . ' ! ! ' " ' - ' . . ' - . , . . \ . , ' & . / . ) " ' : . " ! : . . , . . . ' ' . \ . , ! . ' ; ' ) ) , , ' , ' ' : , , . . . . .