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SCHOLARSHIPS OF A
IO BE INVESTIGATED
Slate Board Chanties and Correc
tions to Examine Financial
. Ability of Applicants.
(Sp?cial lo Tho intelligencer. )
'Columbio, April I.S. - Tho ROU era I
assembly passed a law which requires
lite stulo board of charities and cor
rci'tloius to pxainlne Into thc f mindai
ability or applicants, and that of par
ents and guardian;- or applloiiuts, for
beneficiary scholarships and free tai
iicn in tho ?tate institutions Tor high,
cr education. The law wa J passed
ns u compromise to thc demand of de
neminationai coll?ges 'thut steps be
taken to put them on some degree of
parity witli state collones in HM- mat
ter of freo tuition and scholarships.
Tho law provides that the ttalc
board of dui rife:; und corrections
shall report thu result of its investi
gations to tho board;: of trusties ol
stale colleges who are lo grant or
refiiso free tuition or beneficiary
scholarships' "aa they sec fit. Provis
ion ?L-. made in tho act for appeal from
thc decision of any board of trustees
to tho state board of education which
cau^tpovo'rso 'or'eonfirm tho action ol'
the trustees in so far as thc anno re
latos tb i law OJ fact.
-ln'^ recent, opinions, Mr. e. N
Supp, the now assistant attorney gen
eral, h OB passed; tit-thc request of the
state board <>r 'charities and correc
tions; on some of tho provisions of
tho apt; Mr Jv Sn pp has '.hold that the
law applies only Co those beneficiary
ec liol arah i ps-tho granting of which ls
conditioned upon tho inability of the
applicants:' his parents or guardian to
pay tuition or tuition.and other fees
at tho state collcgcinffcring thc schol
arship. Mr. Supp luis- held further
that applicants* for beneficiary schol
arshlps must fi ret pass tho competi
tivo examinations. successfully beforu
lt will bo noccssary for the slr.e
board of charities i an J corrections tri
invest?galo tholr financial ability and
that of jthc'r parents and guardians.
At a con?erenco carly in April re
presentatives of the 6'late colleges and
lite secrotary of thc state board of
charities and corrections reached an
agreement which will ?facilitate the
investigations of tito hoard.
Tile colleges will seo that each ap
plicant ff" free tuition ;?aows or the
provisions of tho no? nw requiring
investigation by tho state board of
charities and corrections. Hereafter,
when tho parent or guardian of a
prospectivo student at a stato college
or tho student himself uskB for freo
tuition, tho college will send him a
blank on which will bo printed "When
this blank is proporly filled out. free
tuition will bo grunted ponding fur
ther Investigation by the ututo board
ot cliarIdes .and corrections, as is re
quired by law." After this blank Is
(.lied out and returned to tho college
to which application for freo tuition
has been made, lt will bo (lied with
Hie state Hoard of charities and cor
rect.,,,ns. In this way, all applicants
for tree tuition and parents and guar
dians of applicants will be advised of
tho investigation. .>
Tho stato colloges will (llo with tho
?tate board of charities und correc
tions' the names and addresses of ap
plicants for beneficiary scholarships,
and the names and addresses of par
ents and guardians of such applicants,
. who succeed in passing tho compet?*
?iv (ive examinai lona. In' addition to the
?j. mimes, of applicants, tho colleges will
i end ?thc- board the inform?t ion which
.< ' H?oh applicants, and.'tp.eir parents or
gunrdiuns are now required to give
in regard to their financia; nhill ty.
. J Tho now low under which the state'
boned of. charities and corrections !?
required to proceed docs not apply to.
j'': hom ficiary scholarships or freo lui
?j Hm' grants now In force. But rt v.>?s
"J* apply^ lo ^beneficiary scholarships
i:r which are to be awarded or reno wed
at the' beginning ot the session of
1016-17 When ono of tho conditions uh
.' dor which tho scholarships aro given
is the inability of tho holder, hi? par
. ; - cuts br guardian, to pay tuition, or tul
tion.nnd othor~fo'cs. It applies, too,
to grants of freo tuition which are to
. bo renewed or awarded at tho begln
. ntng of tho 1916-17 session.
MARIE BARRIENTOS, THE
NOTED OPERA STAR, MAY
I SUPPLANT MISS FARRAR
' Atlanta, April 18.?-Will Mario Bar
?jj rlencos, the, beautiful Spanish sopra
? no. supplant Geraldine' F?rrar' in the
I admiring regard of Atlanta society
I ? wella when thc two ''famous grand
;',' opera stars come here with, tho Met
ropolitan for tho week of grand op?ra"
beginning April .24? Madame Bar
V:. rion tbs ls one or tho mow beautiful
women on (ha operatic- OT dramatic
'.;; stage. .She' has jet '.black' hair, -Jet
black oyes, heavy black, eyebrows,?and
- lipa that aro crimson. The men have
si? simply ?ono ao?t her, as "the
' women, would say, and Atlanta womoh
ri yvfiq experience great difficulty In
/^.?.^?Walii* their husbands and sweet
;>.'.'-:;]ne?rt8 in leash d?rihir grand opera
il ' "?rb scanning 4he pictures of the new
' upprano -wtfJi ' apprehension in their
: hearts. - ' - , -.
'...^^p^afto'i it has been doral di no Far
'r?r, Bhe of tlu> incomparable- volco
':V'aijid personal cnagnltirtm, "who once
. y]1 tftj^tened; tba disruption -of Kaiser
Wrlh?lm'?'?atully,* that waa tho center
bf mnSc'pline "attontlotk. Bat -Uar
?v.1 rtontbs/.?f; a dot?rent type, of ? equal
!? 'magnetism,' glowing with the ontiuts
i'?j74a*?'of V.y?u?fc;" ' threatens ber plac?
. ; All Atm??a i? walting to vfltnew the
.rs --^antefct. '"
OF DOUBLE TRACK
WORK AT SENECM
H. P,. Mchlcr 1 altes Up Residence
. There-Railway Force
Boosts Business. **?
Seneca. April IS. Mr ll. iv .Min
ie;', who rn tli<' chief engineer in
charge of ?lu? double trucking or Hie
H< ilbcrn from Central ID Toreoa, lia?
taken* up lils residence in Iii?- Jamos H.
Adams old home on the hill. Mrs
! M?hler ami .Miss Dunn, n indee of
.Mr6. Mellier, han- already arrived',
and ollie.* members <>i Hie ram I ly are
expected in i few week:;. They have
.with tin.n also, Mossre Scott.Heart
and Hey worth, surveyors in Mr. Meli
Mr. Robert A. Rush -I. who secured
tho contraer for tin? double traeltiiiK
from Seneca to Westminster will
have Iiis headquarters in Seneca. Thc
camp and ci ni misa ry will be localed
on the Goodman pl.iee. They expect
to begin work lu a few days. Mr.
W. II. 'Darrou has secured the poe'.
tjon of bookkeeper for M:r. Russel
and Otear tiuniilcut will have charge
of one stpiad of hands.
Mr. J. P. Hickey, or St. Louis, has
the contracting for the concrets con
struction work from Central to Toc
cou, and , will have headquarters in
Seneca. . ' ' ' ?'* - \ 9
T,hcMettlng-of these coiflracts has
already added an impuluc Iq Seneca'-*''
business life, though1'the ' work ?mti
nut yet begun* IL will' mean the
burning loose of many thousands ot
dollars during the limo when money
is scarce* '. iind will be a gVcul help
to many farmers and merchants.
Mr. ll 1),. Neille, anent for i\y: Ford
company in Seneca delivered three
cars last week. The purchasers*
A. I.. Newman, of Clemson college
and Messrs. Wade Lu?ipkin and H.
P. Isablll or Seneca.
The Oconeo county high school
tnu t moot was held in Seneca last
Saturday. This event brought quito
a 'number of people rrrm over thc
ccjnty t;> Seneca. Tho first place
WJS taken hy Westminster.
Mks Lucile Hamilton visited friends
in Gainesville the past week-end.
Miss Hellen Cary has tor her visitor
Mlaa Boll Ramsey of Anderson.
Miss Jennings, spout tho week-end
in A'tlnnta, Miss Johnson, visited
homofolks In Greers, and Miss Rich*
burg visited rriends In Pendleton.
These are nil teachers In the Seneca
Dr. and My*n-\J.-.E. Watson or An
derson visited liio family of Rev. I.
.N. Wallace hero Sunday. They drove
up in tholr new Ford.
Dr. E. ,A. Flifi0sV:lt?ft -Seneca Sun
fcluy morning for Ma^tsville and Char
lieslon tp a?t?nd ias"^iicetlr? of 'tile
\ Stain Medical association. <
! Dr., J., a. Strlblirig will attend tho
.State Medical association this week.
Ho expu?ta to drive a n?w Saxon back
trom Columbia, whicivho recently pur
chased from 8trlb)ing. aud Trlnble,
. Mrs. ijdwln Mas?n or Charlotte,
^vlll urriyc in Seneca,Tuesday to spend
A row days --with 1 her sister-in-law,
Mrs. W.;'J, Luntiey. Mrs. Lunney
nuil Mrs.. Mason ,'wlll Icavo tho last
of tho week. Tor Atlanta to attend tho
Grund Opora;-' ? **
Mr. A. P. Browne, who ls In Hie
.real estate business in Ainerlcus,
Ga., has been ?.-pouding several days
.with his family hero tho pust week.
Misa Gussie Cuiuilnglrim. who 'has
,been spending some Hmo with "tho
family of Rov. I. E. Wallace, has rc->
? turned to hor li?me tat I.owndc8ville.
' ''Ml?fc' Mario PhiIpm,vwho ls te&cMng
in. the Keowoo graded eck'ool apfcnt
.th*??f ^eeK-e,n?'Mlta1trl?nth3 InT'Sonefcu
Cl&rk Avni?y And rWJHism Oavl**} of
.Richland, -apent Saturday night *#lth
friends.'in . Seneca. -
Miss Cora Hubbard, ot Greenville
spent Sunday with homo folk? ?par
Seneca.' She was accompanied bylhor
friend. Miss Rice froni Spartai-burg.
Cathedral ls Burned. fy
Romo,:April '}8:^T?pc* ancient ;'ca
thodral at Andria ?oarsBar,!was burn
ed yesterday Tlit? ftr?'l?bgan in i^tho
bishop's residence. Andria In ..the
thirteenth century was a favorite res
idence or Emperor Fredortek II. Two
of his wives aro burled In the cathe
THE MOON UL BILL
I Statement Issued By Southern
Lines Concerning the "Space
Plan*' for Mails.
\llaiit;<, April 1*. - A statement lias
just I KM: n ???neil liv Hie railroad:! in
Georgia and adjoining btates answur
? In? the statement of the poslotllcc de
partment, defending tho Moon rail
way mail pay hill and tho so-called
::Kj:aco plan'' of pay for mail trans
I pcrlulion. Following are some or the
extraits from tho statement ol Hie
! "Thc department endeavored in Itu
.statement to Justify the attempt to
obtain tho enactment of the Moon
bill by mailling it a rider on the i>ost
oflice appropriation hill. The depart
ment's defenco througnoul wai; based
upon a series of assertions unaccom
panied by proof
"Tho anomaly and tho injustice of
tho present law ls that it provides
pay for such travo*mg postofttccs on
ly when occupying full cam of the
I length of 40 feet or more. The rall
I roads arc compelled to furnish the
department with about 4.SOO com
partaient car poutolllces less thin 10
fee?, long that, are not paid for at all.
"Tho weighing of malls is costly
??tnd'-annoying only because thu de
p?irViU$ptVprai'tico makes lt so. The
railroad" " bejlo'vp Ithe cost of the
weighings* could be reduced 75 to !I0
per cent and all trouble in the de
partment practically eliminated. Con
gressman Lloyd's hill now pending,
provides such a remedy.
'.'Payment tm tho weight plan, thal
hs payment for the weight1 of thc mall
carried and tho distance lt is trans
ported in Hie strictest possible tense
payment according to service renne:-,
ed. and iC tho plan were administered
?properly by the department, that is
if thc nialia were weig?i^ii with suf
ficient frequency, lt would certainly
result in tho payment? being fairly
PK0GKA.M UNION .ME ETI Nt?
District No. 2 Meets Willi Long
Branch Baptist church.
" ?"PrtVgram for union-meeting District
No. 2 'to meet with Long Brunch Bap
tist church Saturday. April 2i>.
10:"0- Devotional exorcisetft, con
ducted by W. B. Bills.
lt : 00.-Sermon by Dr. J. Ii.
1:30--Necessity and advantage ut
good booka and periodicals in > tho
home-^DrscU'ascd bj* W F. Cox land
W. H. Milford.
' 2:45-Tho Christian Business Man*
.Discussed by Winston Smith.
Eaoh'apeuker allowed twenty min
utes, i j/
" 1 ' Snnday Morning.
Sunday school union, 10 n. m.
Short report from all Sunday
Kssay by Harper Ballentine.
Address by F. M. BuTnettc. . r
11:00-Missionary sermon by Rev.
A. G. Alderman.
CH (lassa way.
THE FOUlt P's
Pastures, Peas, Peanuts and Pig?.
Clemson College, April 18.-ir
your policy ls "Uve at bona- and
board at tho same placo," nothing,
probably la of moro importance in
tho nieat production s'do of such a
policy as the four P's-pastures,
pean, peanuts and pigs
'Now is the ideal Wino for starting
borimida pastures-, and a little mtor
grazing crops of peas and peanuts.
A bermuda pasturo with a tow carn
ot corn' dr an equal amount or good
rico meal da'ly will give n gradual
'profitable' growth of pigs- after' they
ure four moi.ihs, old. Previous' to
this timo they should have a full
tatton tif * shorts perferably fed In
slop.' Feed them all the surplus
-Peas and peanuts planted at'Inter
vals from now on. should furnish
cheap finishing, crops which wilt pro
duce pork at a profit"if finished with
corn for two or tlireo wooks in con
BIG DAYS Ol
! WHERE AH
Made Record Flight in M exico in This Aeroplane
Lieutenant Edgar s. (?orreil; '
Lieutenants Edgar s. Correll and
Herbert A. Darguc. now with General
Pershing's troops in Mexico, made a
record (light the.other day wi i,n they
went from San An(onio. in (' Ihukua,
to Columbia. Nv-M., a -dis; >c : of
more than '150 railes in tess thai ifour
hours. They mudo a single stop. tha.
at Casas Grandee, where they heard
reports that Villa had died of his
Lieutenant Dfl&cguu ^aidj ? ?'?Ubeiv
seems to be np doubt that Villa was
wounded;? convor??itions witli natives
and with phyB?cb$w|h'aving convinced
mc that he was Shot* through both legs
Lieutenant Herbert .\. Dargile
and one of them being broken by a
bullet, while another shot.- lodged in
his stomach. A man in that condition
without medical attention could
scarcely live long." ?
.'lite P'etlinoiit Club.
Piedmont, April IS.-Tho Piedmont
Democratic club of Anderson county
will meet at the school house at 3:00
I?, m. April 22nd. by order of the
J. G. Mock, " I
\V. A. McCall.
IJeconiingncss is thc keynote
and suitability the aim of Rood
millinery. Our great variety of
:tyles, shapes and sizes insure
heenmingness and suitability,
at our very moderate prices.
New Sailors of all shapes
and sizes, chic little close fitting
Turbans, medium rolling ef
fects and the still larger flaring
styles, cleverly trimmed in
scores of beautiful new effects.
- i ?
New Coat Suits, New Dresses; and' a';,large ussorlri?out' of |
Children's liais ami Children's Dresses just in. We will ap- ?1
prec?ate thci opportunity of showing you;' *
M. S. NIMMONS
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Next tt> Parker & Bolt's
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I I I ! 1 \ ns. / ?
The Anderson County Mutual Fire Insurance Coi
J. J. SMITH, Frosld??t and Trcaiiurcr 3.' J1. BI A JOB Vice Presiden!
JOHN A. MAJOH, Secretary "* |
. ANDERSON, &.!C?i ...
THIS IS A HOME COMPANY
Call and sec U3 at Peoples Bank
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