Newspaper Page Text
HOUSING AHO HEALTH
ATTEMPTS TO HANDLE
tm i m i ail n -
Model Homes Plannedlfor ItfaUon
al Capital-Experience Foreign
Cities Proves Sanitary Homes
Reduce Sick Rate.
(Special to Tho Intelligencer. )
washington, April 22.-Plans have
Just been completed for the erection
of a series of model homes in the
city of Washington for the purpose
of demonstrating to the nnticm the
i chit lon.?hip between good housing
and good health. These ore to be
known as tho Ellon WUBOO homes,
and are not in the nature of an ex
periment, but are intended as a de
monstration to the entire United
Tho vi:timi;'.c connection between
bad housing and bad health and gool
housing ami good health is clearly
recognized in Washington, where the
alley dwellings have long been a
matter of concern both to the health
authorities and to public spirited cit
izens who wish the capitol city to be
an example to the nation. The alley
have teenpaved, sewers and water
mains have been laid in them, they
are lighted and cleaned as are''the
streets. Yet they keep their old
lead over the streets when it comes
io totaling tlje figures for disease and
In this, Washington's experience
has been Uko Uiat. of Liverpool and
other European 'cities which tried un
successfully to mako badly situated
dwellings wholesome by cleaning and
fumigating. After thirty-three years
of unavailing effort to improve that
which was fundamentally bad. Liver
pool finally decided that the only
hope lay in wiping out its Insanitary
areas. It deniojhiho:l the nhl houses
by tho acre and in place of them
built-new houses. Whero dWelllugs
have been .crowded so close together
that there was scarcely passage room
for*-a 'stout man to squeeze his way
to ono of the old rear houses, it
?built; new. dwellings opening upon
wide spaces, which provided .light
and air.' Immediately sickness and
death de cre?'.???-?rd with thom vice
and; ?rimp... What ?;sd' seemed, a
hopeiespT struggle for more than a
gen o rp lion was won.
Cttier cities. In Eurone have -done
the same and with the same results,
hutf what- makes Liverpool's figures
of' 'Unusual, value ls that the new
boueCa- dre occupied by tho same
people who occupied the old ones.
In, sonic -Cases- tho population on a
given' area"hi the new dwellings ls
O?r'per 'cont- the ' same as that which
ltved 'ohV tho area In the old build
ingar ^Bohere the effect of housing
ls not complicated by questions of
different: occupants, ot bettor food,
? or .clothing or a-generally higher
standard of' living. Tho housing on
ly hat' been changed and the results
Washington is attempting much
the same work, though in a less dra
malic'' Tfauner. Congress hos cn
. acte.1 a; law which goes into effect
on Jdly. 1. .1018, according to which
all ' tho alley d well In gs in the Dis
trict of Columbia must cease to be
usod 'for dwelling purposes. Mean
while," in order that there may be
accommodation for those who will
be forced to seek new homes In street
houi-'dB, there has been organized a
limited di vident company which ls to
? biitld' houses that- will he - not only
sanitary, that will provkto^not ' only
abundance of light and air, but hous
? es attractive' architecturally, home
like tn 'their arrangements and con
taining bath rooms and provisions
' for hot water in placo of the old out
door closets and hydrants.
. ' . Such houses; as these cannot., of
course, ^yleld the return'; upon tho
investment that the old houses did..
In: fact congress In ifs act ? incorpor
ating the Ellen Wilson Hones, limit
ed Its dividends to five per 'cent not.
But they will yPsld to their stock
holders a' dividend in the form- of
satisfaction because of a needed
' work well done. To their tenants
they will give relief from preventa
ble sickness and', death and ah in
crease in the Joy of living..
"UKULELE/' PUTO ^TAR
AND THE OLD-FASHIONED
K BANJO OUT OF BUSINESS
Atlanta, April 22.-the ukulele,
. the' famouo HawalUn guitar, hos
put the 'old fashioned banjo .and the
regular American guitar complet3?v
out of business in Atlanta. M na lc
houses* display stacks and chords o?
thocunning .little instruments 4n
their windows, with hooks ot instruc
tion telling how play thom. Oleo
club? ^jf -hoys' and girls' colleges
have installed the ukulele almost ex
clusively* In piaf? ot the fcanjb and
guitar, arid ? local ad. men's, club in
Atlanta - featured Its "Ukulolo Club"
O? as otto of the -'star ? acta ot'Ita recent
minstrel show. ' .
. ' Conwftlee }?M'-M??i?^?M
A meeting of the committee of ladles
which 'has charge ot the entertata
ment for tho Clemson cadets, metyeih
tordoy afternoon tn tho rooms of the
chamber of qom mc ree for the purpose
.of entarlw mtwelnto detail nf the
work>.to--he Soo? in connection, with
the open air eh??rtt?nment on Tues
1 "' '???>'? day overing. , A number of them wilt
H-\. meei ?v;the grounds, at 9:30 Tuesday,
morning to begin to get everything
in t ebano.
It may be Btatcd authoritatively that
: if the-Ameicanl troops ^
drawn tmih^ to
stay'dead serr??l daya at* least. 1
WE'LL PAY $1000 FOR IT!
1. You are to walk, ride or crawl, just so you get there, over this Avenue
trom Anderson College to Greenville Street., Then fill out this coupon and mail
it in a sealed envelope to Mr^ P. E. Clinkscales, cashier of the Bank of Anderson
-by or before 6 o'clock p. m. Thursday, April 27, the flay before the sale. ??|
2. Each contestant shall submit but one suggestion for a name.
3. It name accepted shall have been suggested by more than one person,
the one whose envelope shows the earliest postmark shall be entitled to the prize.
- If there is more than one envelope containing the accepted name and
bearing the same hour of postmark, the prize of Sift .flt! ?h?!! be divided
MAIL THIS COUPON
4. The name acccptca ror uie Avenue win ne announced and the prize*
awarded during the auction ?ale of these building lots at College Height?
Friday, April 28,1916.
We want you * there, but your p r?gence is
a .'condition of this
MR. P. E. CUINKSCALES, |
' Bank of Anderson,
? Anderson, S. C.
. I hereby certify that I have gone over College Heights
unnamed avenue and I suggest:
'. ? :v'.r- :% ?/ -, < t& -y ; ; * :y?- i ^ .. ..-;. .;.
(Jysfiir.. r..^i:.. .,..-..".?)?-.. <?"'.. ?,?..'??-. -? ?'. A ,v. -.A" <.??.:.:. '*J?A>'i'SM:,r^;^-v-i:;-'...'?'
. ?C?> '. '.. ...?...'.?-...?.. . ? *?'..'. ......
<".V '? ,'.?,'* i'?* -'i; , .' . , . ;'- . - .'T*?;\: . ." . ;1"JTC3,**%S&C''?
as an appropriate name for .said avenue.
Address ........ . >. . , ?...,
V* * . " '. . ' * -"? .....? ?? *? ,??, .;..>.*.... '.;.?<?
f y ... v^' ij . V* :T? .:. - . v/iT * ? :
v-_ii.*;...._-r .:' 'r>\ rv . :
Save This Ad-It W?S?