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NOW RANK WITH BEST IN
STATE BUT CONDITIONS
NEED TO BE IM
SUPT. HAS MADE
On Teacher* of School System in
Which He Tell? of Some
Changes Which Ought
to Be Made.
'MM*, fie And<.n\>n IIIKII schools rn rile
w'.th Hie ?est in the south, but thal
in: ny cl II !ili<,i<:i aro in s:>re need ot
Im ; *e v< :ii''iits. in the nssertlon o?
Mi-. K. i'. Me:'anta, superintendent
el' 'ie ?Ky Killoola, lu lils annual te
pe*. ' :i the teachers in the BC>-JOI j
ny.'.tni which was read at tho meet
in:; nf thc :c:n,.)l trustees on Friday j
nfi.crn.con. This report ia of ln'cr-|
es/. to every citizen of the elly, and
ought ?o l,e read and studied by a!'. .
? rends as fol low?:
In rendering my annual report on j
tho lc ichera nf you1.* school systen, i
J ilustre to proface my remarks oy a |
few observations on tho schools hi
genoral. Within corta in definite lim
its, I am sure f nt during thc past
year yow sch nols li nw? made r. gocd
recci'd. O.-ir po?lttcn nmonir thc ch>
schcol f> sterna of tho uta tc seems io
be goo:l. Tho ct at o Inspectors as
sure me that our school rank ninon'..
I ho best. Our high school is merit
ed as a elnsa A by tho Southern Asso
ciation or Colleges and tho pupi.s
from our eleventh grade aro aecepted
without examination by hil of i'.ie
i au thorn colleges and many of those
I have kept a close watch on thc
hoy:: and girls sent to those collcg's !
aud nearly all casos tho rocords made
by thom have been good. Indeed 1
think of no case of a pupil who. hav
ing completed our eloventh gnuie,
and having entered college 'boa fail
ed of graduation. Ono. perhaps
more? than one, has changed colleges
during tho course, but all, I think,
With all thLs, however, thero are
many directions in which our Bc-aoo's
may be. nay moat emphatically ought
#A I... 'inproved.
Tho salaries wo pay teachers nie
invariably lower than tlioso whHh
teachers of otninl ability can obtain
claowhere. Wo spend on an avora?e
of ten or cloven dollar*? per pupil en
rolled, dr about $12.50 per white pu
pil enrolled whore for ovon approx'
mah Iv, thc best results we should
spend ?20.00. Evvm nt tho above
law rute, v.owover,? wo flod oursolvos
constantly hnmpered by a lack of
.Wo aro In soro need of a s?parai"?
high school btiildmg of at least 12
cla*.'3 rooms, of an additional two
rooms ut denn street and North Fart
street, and of a two roorud building
at North Anderson. Tho now roof
cn tho North Fant &?AB0t 'building
should bo com ploted this summer,
and tho toilet ayatems nt North Pant
ntrcc.t and Wost Market streot nerd
overhauling and modernizing.
Tho buildings for colored school
"A" on Recd street ?3 a vory unsat
isfactory aflaTr? and oug'-'t to be re
placed by now ones, while two more
I oe ma are urgently needed nt the
colored "IV building on South Fuit
street. It la, further my opinion
that tho grounds of all tho ac>;ool
bu.lldiugs should bo suitably enclos
I could enumerate many othor lui
pi ovrmonU that we need, but In the
interest of brevity I w ll con'lno my
Holf to two othcrB. Wo Bore>ly nepd
two or three extra teachers and
"Brightest Spot In Town??
Feature Pictures nnd 8e?bnrg Pipe
?EST m m) IN TOWN
JANE OA IL .
"RUPERT OF HENTZAN"
A IBO ?REI? CIRCLE"
Hamilton Revclle mid Lola
WAN ENEMY TO SOCIETY1*
, /"LADY ANDLEY8 SECRET"
BOBE RT FRESON'
.' : In
?THE CAVE MAN*?
. . . tn '
In .-. .
"THE GIRL AND THE GAME?
SETTER KIND OF MOVIES
rooms for tho special care of bm k
vvard, poorly prepared, and i?.iy?i? al
ly weak children. For mich child
ren lo accomplish school work of .?ny
valu? they should have expert teach
ing and close p< rsonal attention
They cannot get this In full meas ut G
lu regular grades of normal child
Wo, also, need a special teacher ut
music, uni? of drawing, and a super
visor of penmanship.
Now, gentlemen, I realize fully
that .In tho present state of our li
na aces wc cunno! have t'icsc till tige,
but I have thought that if our citi
zens co,lld he made fully aware 'ti
thcBe crying necessities of t:ieir
schools a way, perhaps, might oe
found to pr?vido for at least a por
tion of them.
Your? very truly,
K. C. McCants.
CONVENTION RED MEN
MANY LOCAL MEMBERS ARE |
INTERESTED IN ANNUAL
Are Expected to Actend-State and
Will Be Present.
Local Red Men aro Intercst'-vl in t'.e
plans for the annual convention
South Carolina which will bo held In
Oroenwood nt tho Rex theatre "lort
Tuesday. Between 3f>0 and 400 d?'e?
gates aro expected. They w'.ll step I
nt tho hotels and boarding houses of
Gr?enwood, their expense^ being paid
by their respectivo lodges.
Tlie meeting on Tuesday w'.ll
bo attended by stato and nation:'1 of
ficials both of tho Hod .Mon and tao
degree of Pocahontas. About 50 la
dles will bo present aa delegates of I
tho lust named order. Their mealing
Will bo hold In Odd Fellows' hal?.
Monday night at 8 o'clock a pub
lic mooting will bo held at tho Hex j
theatre to which tho people of thc
city whether membo-s of the order
or not aro cordially Invited.
Following is the program:
Presiding Officer.-Hon. H.
Prayer-Kev. J. D. Klnard.
Addi ess of Welcome-Mayor A. S.
Address of Welcome on Behalf of |
Nope Tribe No. 47 1. O. It. M.-H.
Address of Welcome on Behalf of |
Olllo Council No. ?12 D. of P.-Mi"..
Address of Welcome on behalf af]
Greenwood Lodge No. 50 O. O. F
J. W. Onnflold.
Address of Welcome oin Behalf of I
Kosowood Camp No. 23 W. O. \\ .
J. B. Park.
Address of Welcome on Behalf
Greenwood Council No. ll), Junior
Order United American Mechanics
Judgo Geo. T ..Mugil .
Addres.i of Welcomo on Behalf >if]
Greenwood Lodge No. f>G K. of P. -
A. J. Sprolos.
Address of Welcomo on behnlf .if
Greenwood Ix>dge No. K129 B. P. O.
li.-F. S. Evans.
On behalf cf Groat council of the
.United StatOB-Hon. Fred O. Dawpon,
of HUSK a, Mass.
On behalf cf the Great Council ot
South Carolina-Oscar ?. Gray, of
Williams ton, Great Sachem. ?
Addi ess by Max G. Bryant, of
Hack Hill. Great Senior Sagamore.
Address by Mra. M. A. Memmlng
er of Charleston, Great Pocahontas.
Address by Hon. Albert E. Hilt, of
Spnttanburg, Great Phophet. Subject:
"Tho Principles ot Hedmanshlp."
Mutta by tho Greenwood concert
THE WIRES AT 1
? t.. .-.J. ???-..?.?<
?Work o? Insulting Electric Light
ing System is Going Right.
AU tho poles for wiring the town
of Iva Ire ve been put up, and (he
work of stretching the wire will be
gin on Monday. The greater part ot
the material has arrived, and other
shipmen ta tiro expected dally. About
two-thirds of the houses have h-vn
wired, Bmd this work will go Tight
ahead until it Ss completed.
As has 'been stated before. Iva is
to have electric lights, tho power be
ing furnished by the Southern Pub
lic Utilities company, their power
line from Gregg Shoals being tapped
at MofTot-Lvlii?. .
Three cakes,of Palmolive Soap
tree with a jar of Cold Cream or
box of Face Powder. Owl Drug
. ? ' . , ij
Monday the 10th is Cosmopoli
tan day. Phone 268 and it will
be delivered at once, j Cox Sta
Arm & Hammer S
Every customer whoso purehi
tho Ree 11 ?vf? Monday amounts tc
will be entitled to purchase an
of the articles mentioned in th<
corner? of this ad at le each. A
purchuse entitles you lo 1} at Ic
and KO on.
Monday Specials in
You will find at this store, hy
larpent stock of Dry Goods in any <
In this section. Thc following iten
ut random, will give you some ide
Sport (Stripe Poplins-blai'.c und
good 25c value, Special for
Monday, the yard .
40 inch Kilarney Linen Suiting
tiful and very popular fabric for
dresses, etc., sold special a
places for I?c. Our price, 1
ttie yard . *
1.00O yards While Checked Dim
venicnt lengths and cut to Bult ?
quality. Special for Monday, I
thu yard . J
45 inch Indian Head Pillow *
gives greater service than 25c gra
-Special for Monday, tho
Every customer whose purent
the Dee Hive Monday amounts tc
will be entitled to purchase on
of the articles mentioned in thc
corners of this ad at lc each. A
i Tchase entitles you to 5 at lc
ix so on.
MEETING WILL BE HELD IN
OFFICES CHAMBER OF
Rights for Stands at Grounds Will
Be Sold to Highest Bidder
at That Time.
Tho publicity commlttco of the
chamber of comnicrcso, under w>csc
supervision the Clemson college en
campment will be held, announce lo
all parfc'es Interested, that at a meet
ing to bo held In the chamber of
commerce on Monday afternoon at
o'clock, the ?b?t:t>8siuna for -stnn?.H
will bo sold to thc highest bidder.
Tho concessions will be sold sonar
atcly, and separate bids received for
soft drink?, sandwiches, fruit, otc ,
and no person or firm will be per
mitted to rell anything whatsonver
cn tho grounds unlosw they tfha'.l
havo pid the price of such ennoec
r'.on as fixed by tho publicity commit
All parties interested wtll be pres
ent at this meeting, either in person
or by letter, at which time tho privi
leges above mentioned will bw dispos
ed "ot as stated apovo.
Helton School District Voted on .ld
dit Ional Mills.
The election held In Bolton yes
terday for one additional mil! -fo'." *t
irabu?hs and one mill permanently
curried by a vote of 48 to 4, Tho
big majority speaks well "for the
community and its attitude toward
Now ta Local Hospital.
The Aev. J. W. S peake, pastor rf
St. John's Methodist church, who his
been on a hospital at Spart&nbnrg
has returned to Anderson and is n<-.v
at the county 'aoap?nt. .He is geiriug
along fairly well, but is not yet able
to receive company. . His- many
friends hope that he will soon ?.>'
cover. , ; . .
Let us make your Easter Suit.
M Butterkk Patterns for May.
Cox Strtcinery Co.
Daniel Webster sa
to claim too much." A
wrong the public, to cl;
past' I have claimed too
! have underestimated tl
about them rom time t
are to similar sales of tl
city shows such a variel
Monday, and every day
.''.G in?]) Pepperell Middy
Special for Monday, the y:
40 indi Middy Twilla,
full bolts 15c, got it in met
us much ns you want Mond
the yard .
GO Doz. Ladies' Silk and
taped V necks-usual 25c
iSpocidi for Monday. Each
200 Doz. Gauze Vests-r
sold most stores at 10c cac
for Monday. Each .
Silk ami Lisle Combina
-styled piece-good $1
Special Monday price, all
Eat h .
Ladles' Gauze Vests, re
size:;, a specially good nun
Monday at. Each.
To every customer
we will sell Toe Mills bs
and dozens of bills are r
scores of them that run I
Our $15 Coa
T.t baa always been ont
of tho Bee Hive to secure t
ct lld possibly be sold for
t.r year our $15.00 suits
popularity: and gained in ci
we have gradually shaved <
C. B. OWENS, JR., SECRETARY
TO GENERAL MANAGER GA.
R. R., SPENT DAY IN CITY
Mr. C. B. Owens, Jr., secretary
to the general manager of the Geor
gia railroad, with headquarters ii
Augusta, Ga., spent last night in the
city on a visit to friends. Ho wi])
return to Augusta f.'ls afternoon.
Mr. Qwens is an Andorson county
boy, having been born at Frankvllic.
and has rapidly advanced in rallrcnd
Dervlce ance entering that line of
work. He was welcomed in Ander
son by a host of old friends, many -if
whom ho has not seen sinco boy
Get your May Delineator now
at Cox Stationery Co.
Chicken a La Craclan Soup
Chicken Giblete Soute
RoaBt Turkey with Dressing
Potatoes, au Gratin
Asparagus Tips on Toast
English Plum Pudding
Tea. Coffee, Milk
April 9, 1916.
The most beautiful line of
eyer: shown in Ande ison. .
NOW ON SALE AT
Pant's Bock' Store
id: "it is just as grievous a wrong to claim too little as
ind Daniel was about right! To claim too much is to
aim too little is to do yourself an injustice. During thc
?eir superiority. I have, of course, said some nice thiner
o time, but I've never emphasized how vastly superior they
lis character. Let me tell you here : No other store in thij
ty-no other store offers such values as you will find here
, for that matter.
regular price In
Hum lengths timi
ls in Un
Lisle Vests, silk
grade, J JJ
un of tlie mill
Hon tinton Suits
.00 value. Our
gular and extra
The Little Things
20 Hig Pat Nutmegs Monday for 5c.
7 Cakes Octagon Soap Monday for 2f.c.
Balles' Toilet Soap Monday at lc cake.
Arm & animer Soda Monday 3 packages
Nnptha Washing Powder Monday 3 pack
ages for 10c.
Men's 25c Drill Gauntlet Work Gloves,
hearing our adv., Monday nt 10c pair.
Colonial Cushion Shirt Collar Bands C
Columbia Crochet Cotton, sizes 3 to 80
white, ecrus, ?lark linen and colors-bent
10c value on the market, Monday at 84c
Coats' Crochet Cotton-all sizes-in
white nnd eenie-10c ball.
Every customer whoso purchase at
the Pee Hive Monday amounts to $2.00
will he entitled tu purchase any two
of Hie article? Mentioned in the four
corners of this ?ul at lc ea:h. A $5.00
purchase entitles you to 5 ut lc each,
and so on.
Monday Specials in Laces
It will pay yon to examine the specials
offered ?liere Monday in Laces. They will
bo displayed in Dry Goods department
well to tho front. See the new items.
Grand assortment Baby Irish and Venice
Laces, 18c ;o 20c values. Special 1 A
for Monday, the yard .JLvJC
Several dozen dainty little patterns in
Tine quality Linen haces, Special
for Monday, tho yard .
Real Linen Cluny Laces. 15c
Special for Monday, Hie
Our 5c Table
i POE MILL BLEACHING FOR 50 CENTS
. whose purchase amounts to $10.00 at Hie Bee Hive Monday
ist 10c grade bleaching at 5c yard, or 10 yards for 50c. Dozens
nade here every Monday that amount to moro than $10 and
from $7 to $9. Make them $10 or more and take advantage of
Remnants of yard wide Percales, C-,
Monday, yard at .Ot
27 inch Chambrays, some ask 10c, g? _
Monday, yard at.WV
Short lengths of ('reto?o Prints, t??%
Monday, yard at .Wv
Good Cotton Checks, Monday ?
yard at .wC
Some short lengths of White R<r?
Goods, some a little soiled, yard at_wC
! of the policies,
lie best suit that
$15.00. Year af
have gained in
.dual worth, for
lown the margin
of profit and gradually secured better, high
er cosUng suits to Bell at this price
This season the suits that are shown
herc will compare favorably with the $18.50
to $22.50 suits In other stores. .And of
course, there ls pelnty of choice in tho
range of colors.
- You will profit by an early visit, "one
flight up." to seo them.
Taped Gauze Vests
Every customer whoso purchase at
the Bee Hive Monday amounts to $2.00
will be entitled to purchase any two
of the articles mentioned In the four
cornors of this ad at lc each. A $5.00
purchase entitles you to 5 at lc each,
and BO on.
My! Pepsi r^U
makes me kel Pl
ready for a J^5^\
good day's wovk"
in prime fighting trim ^^^^^
like work - like K^aW^^
efTecty needed to start ^ ^|^^^^^T' 'r':'tev;il^^^?
the day right and keep 'Ufr* B^ffll^^^W^i?
at top speed through J> 1 <^ ^MUU^^^^A^^^^
the long afternoon. |M|M
For All Thirsts , H|B
?Take a trip to the nearest fountain-or to fl
the refrigerator-thia is n tip you'll.appreciate 1 ?fl >
Bottled With Disti?e? Water 1 "*
' . ' ? : Afoc FOR CATALOGUE; :.: S??^^feil
Bto sure to hear the CoUegeG?ec P ; Th? InteUigmctr pW at the disposal it&'.m***^'^
Club in tho college au?torrom > patrons th? best ecrabped newspaper plant in Piedmont
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