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MOST LARGELY ATTENDED
OF ANY PREVIOUS
MADE BY DR. ELLIS
Eighteen Young Ladies This Year
Sullivan Winner of Medal
Tho largest crowd that has over
filled Anderson college auditorium
wan prcuunt last evening to witness
tho r:raduutlon exercises which mark
the closing of the most successful
ses?lon In tho four years of the Insti
tution. Tho exercises wore well car
ried out in overy detail. Tho clas:
grudmUlng consisted of 18, tho lurg
est yet, und the only one of whicl
dm members baye uono through th<
four years course.
When tho hour of 8:110 arriv?e
prnetW-nlly every scat in Uie spaclou
auditorium was filled. Promptly a
thl:? Mine the president, Dr. jns P.
Klniiid, Dr, W. T. Kills, tho op?ake
ut the evening; Cnpt. H. H. Wat
klnr, chairman of tho board of trus
tees; Dr. John B, AVhlte, president
elect; .Mr. John T. Miller, dean-olcct
Mr. 55. J. Edge,, tlio new secretary
Dr. W. O. Kirkland. t?i?. O. L
Martin, Dr, J. W. Garrison, Mayo
Godfrey, members of tho faculty, tin
graduating class and tho mascot
Master Uurnetto murchod down th<
ainlo and on to the rostrum, whicl
whs very beautiful with tho mnnj
artistic bnsquets and bouquets o
flowers, gifts to the young ladies
iWhipu woro placed near the front.
Tho oxcrclfloa were opened with i
prayer by. Dr. Kirkland which woJ
followed by "Echoes of the Ball.'
, oung by tho gleo /dub with Mrs. H..
if. Harris as accompanist.
Dr. Ulli?? AddreHB.
Dr. Klnnrd, who was presiding
then Introduced Dr. W. T. White o.'
Hwnrthmoro, Pcnn.f who delivered the
addrcHs to tho fcvaduatlng class. Thlt
; address won indeed a treat.
. With words of eloquence the speak
j or foy oycr ono hour and a half kept
: the ' lar^o audlonc?? silently listening
to overy word.SAvhllo ho discussed
In a most- interesting, and instrnctive
, way this ago of tho world crisis, the
European war, and the lessons which
j aro being taught and the result*
which will naturally follow. With
beautifully illustrations and witty
nontoncoH, 3Dr* Ellis, caused: the
hour and a half to seem like only a
Dr. Ellis stated that the world
had come to tho apex and climax of
history and that it was a tlmo when
each and everyone should recognize
his own self and act accordingly. He
brightest Spot la
tn ' . . i
BETTER KIND OF MOVIES j
then grouped fivo thoughts around
tho world crisis, as he expressed It,
speaking forth ideas which caused
new and better thoughts to come into |
the minds of his hearers.
He discussed world unity, the real
ization of the fact that there uro|
some things worth fighting and dy
ing for, supremacy of human value
as compared with property value, de
mocracy of all nutions and' the price
less value tit spirituality.
It would 'take several columns to
do fairness 'to Dr. Ellis' lecture. It
was one that should be heard re
peatedly and then studied. His won
derful ideas, oxpressed so beautiful
ly, wer? most heartily received and
frequently he< recelvd spplauso.
At tho conclhson of the addret/j, the!
glee club rendered "Tho Woodpeck-1
er" and "Tho Rosary" both of which
Presentation of Diplomas.
Capt. II. II. Watklns then arose]
and In behalf of the board of trus
'ces read the resolutions expressing
lie appreciation of the character and
ervices of the retiring presidont, I
ir. Jas. P. Kinard. a copy .Of which'
is printed elsewhere in this* Issue.
/hen he had concluded reading this |
I osolutlon, the applause was so pro
onged that Dr. Kinard had to weit. |
ome time before he could in return
hank ('apt. Wntklhs. The mombers j
I the faculty we-o then thanked tor
ielr excellent servico and the grad
ating class for the sundial which
ras presented to the college.
After a fow appropriate remarks,
'apt. Watklns then presented diplo
mas to tho following young ladies:
Bachelor of Arts: Misses Ruth An
lerson, Helen Burrlas, Nello D/jrra
ott, Nolle Gentry, 'Louise Henry, j
elle Martin, Zullene "Masters, 5.on
?feile McOee, Ethel Norrls, Sara
'rince, Izotta Prultt, Magglo Shirley,
atherlne Sullivan. Karon Traynhnmr
ula May Turbovillo and G race Wat- |
'Ins;' bachelor of music, Miss Mar
uerlte Henry and home economic;;,]
Iis8 Felicia Lrown.
Pr?sentation of Medal.
Dr. Kinard then presented to MUa
latlurlno Sullivan the medal olTor?d
y the Cateocheo chapter/ D. A. R.,
or the best essay on "The Partisan
readers of South Carolina," h?r es*
ay having been adjudged'.the most
Dr. White was then called on to
nake a few remarVi. Ho told of the
mtlook for the college and ' of the
tost session* which begins', on Sop
ember 12. He oxpressed himself aa
aolng of the firm opinion that before
n?ny years there would stand on the
>reaent eKo an Institution wl-.'jse
.Ights will shine In the remotest sec
ions of South Carolina, nr. White
ilso introduced to tho audience th?
lew sec rotary, Mr. Z. J. Edge, and
he dean, Mr. John T. Mllleri the
at tee of who arrived this afternoon.
Tho college chorus then sang "Al
na Mater," tho words and muBlc of
which were written and dedicated to
tho college by Mrs. Luta B. Bulll
tran of this city. V
The exercises camo to a close when I
(ho benediction waa pronounced by
:he Rev. O. L. Martin.
Goes to' Hino?s To &ud> Sysleai
of Land Respiration?
Leaves Today y
- Mrs. Jas. N. iPearman, clerk - of
court, will leave . thie morning; for
Illinois where he goes to spend a
few days studying the lang registra
tion , system which - is now'' In effect I
In that state and which is similar to |
Lhe provisions of the act recently en
acted by the South; Carolina generali
assembly and which becomes effec
tive on July 1, ; t-jjfl,
i.jf i.T- - III >!.~Uii '." -lui -1 . .'J. u? ? :
That's the physical eensa
!on yon. will have when
. earing one Of OUr Spec In l
tfd-Summer Suits. You will
e clothed In cool comfort,
nd as far aa clothes. are5 con
orned 'ybu. vtear jnot^hlnai but
smile pf satisfaction. Tho
ew. light fabrics; which are
ow ready for your Inspection
ro feather weights, but are'
oworful aids to sumroer-coaa^:
irt: v , : .
s.'.v,". ... ' \ ' r -
-and of eWrirs?, we are right,
?riarUh all that's nswv all |
?|H pleasing. In Hate. Un
mu i?" fi I matwMIX'i"illi.i ii n n. ' I I
NOW WORKING OU?
LETTER OF J. L. MURPHY
TELS OF PROGRESS OF
As Far As Work Has Progressed!
And Promoter is Stil! Hopeful
The following letter from Mr. J.
h. Murphy of Atlanta In roply to]
one from a representative of .The In
telligencer deals with the progress |
of tho Anderson-Atlanta railway pro
position and is of much interest to
the peoplo of this section. Mr. .Mur
phy will be in Anderson tho latter
part of this week or the first of
Tho lettor follows:
There Is very little news relating
to the Atlante & Andorson Electric
railway thai would bo of interest to
your readers oxcapt that tho enor
mouB amount of detail work and
legal work Incident to the proper
preparation of such a project is be
ing accomplished about is fast as
wus anticipated, and that wM>e (he
financing arrangements to build tho
line have not been consummriod, I
have every confidence in the ubillty
of the gentleman who has under
taken that task, provided I can f ib
is!*, tho part of the work assigned to
?iQ in u manner that will ho accepta
ble to him, and the engineers find, a
practicable lino which can be con
structed at reasonable co?l.
Tho survt.ylng party are tow ,1?
Jackson county and are developing a
lino through Lawroncevillo, Qa., to
Atlanta. The engineers are very
much pleased with the results ob
tained ih the country east of Jeffer
son, Ga., and tell me that they can
produce an excellent operating Une.
With your kind permission I-want
to express to the business meu of
Anderson my slncero appreciation, ot
their courtesy and assistance In the
effort to secure the right of way and
subscription*?. TllC! success of the
effort was <lno to tne cheerful and In
telligent war!-, of the members or the
committee of your chamber ot com
merce, who did not hesitate to give
their enthusiastic labor, and none ai
us will every forget the splendid re
sult of tn'o work of your young busi
nessmen led by Mr. Fitzgerald.
These young men will some day be
the controlling, force In tho business
affaira of your' town/ and my exper
ience tells me that they will always
do their share in helping us keep
Anderson, 8; C, to the f rout in the
business affairs ot tho southeast.
; You will notice I Bay us?I- want
to be counted among your people,
and on your side whenever, tho wel
fare of your town Is in question. My
efforts whatever, they are worth,
shall always he at your- service,
There IS not a single discouraging
feature yet encountered in the effort
to build the road but It is not as
aured. There ore some obstacles
and delays .D?t patience and, ayemi
eranco will remove theso and I hope
and believe In. tho final success 01
J, L. Murphy.
I 1 ;
!. I ; pKl j.,
Dv>e ; ?n Operating \ Room Of Tha |
^:-VJB&m Tl^tt-e^Other Out
VI Of C?^ limits
rai .ycatcrd-ay- afternoon Tbetweeri
,4 an%; 6 o'clock burned "up one, reel !
br a ieature. picture .bolnfr shown at
the-Btjou theatre, causing , a- lo3sj
whjb will' pmiably reach $300. The
blaze ^rifted l? tho operating, room
from -the machinery, and before tho
chemlcir? could he- applied, the
damage 'ywas dope. There were ?
number cf people in. the theatre ani1
theso huVrlodly got outaido. Thci
m?nagom &nt, stated yesterday aft?r
noon that Uhe theatre > would1 bi open i
again toda?y. th? ?r? yesterday '.kt
ternoon wai eonf Ineu to the operate
ln|t ?ora ?hd at ho time was thaio
great danger of the theatre catchl?g
firor The Sbulldlhg is a? fireproof
sa passible*. V -
A faur to?'Jk cottag? occupied (by
Mr. Hanry S ?/Illing- and located near i
tho -SoUthBldc* school building, was
destroyed n'y ifire last night about
10 ofaloo|s. Tftia. wea .-?itr?^'V>itWfej
city limits crtcT no alarm 'was turn
ed In. Tho hors so and contenta wer*;
destroyed, the 4?r,*ount of Insurance I
not being knowrn. -n H ' ' ?'
People are' leaguing that av44t?4
eiponss. Her? la rra Instance: E. tWv
Arahirr, Caldwell, Y?hlc. says: "l .' da
not believe tha* on a family baa fetes
*?a?t afc tha seme tsraeJ
GLASS DAY EXERCISES
WERE HEID YESTERDAY
DAISY CHAIN WAS FEATURE*?
ON COLLEGE CAMPUS AND
GIFT TO COLLEGE
Seniors Unveiled And Presented
Sun-dial ? Splendid Program
Was Caried Out
The cIosb day ezerclsos of the gra- j
duuiuig class of Anderson collego
wero held yesterday afternoon oq the
collego campus and were well at
tended. One of the features of the!
exercises was tho daisy chain, com- j
posed of the juniors and the seniors.
Another foature . was the unveiling
und presentation of tho senior gift to |
the college, a sundial. .>
Th following program was earr!"*} j
Daisy chain procession.
Address?-Welcome?Lou Nelle Mc
Presentation of Junior (lifts?JUlia|
Will?Capt. H. H. WatkinB.
Presentation of campa and gowns |
Song-rWhore, oh, Where.
Unveiling and presentation ofj
Tho oxer?lses on Sunday wert J
held in the First Baptist church and |
wero attended by large cowds. Dr.
P. J. McLean, pastor of the First!
Baptist church of Alken, preached
both morning and. night. His ploas-1
ing personality, coupled with his
excellency of manner In delivering
the sermons, pleased the large con-1
gre cat loin/.
LITTLE INTEREST WAS
SHOWN PUBLIC SALES!
ONE HOUSE ?ND LOT AND
NUMBER ACRES LAND
SHARES M^JL STOCK
As Also Shares. jBsnfc, Stock In
WUliamston-jList of Sales
Yesterday being the first Monday inj
June, it was public, snlesda'y. Those!
attending were few In number one
little interest was manifested. The!
following sales we're- made:
The judge of probate sold 79 1-1001
acres of land and'bou?e In the town]
of Iva in the case of Mrs. Eliza A.
Townsend, et al., against Georgt
Townsend, et al., to Mrs. Townsend,J
the price being $2,500.
Messrs..' G.. W. Sullivan and M. C.
Mahaffey,. aB executors of . the estate j
of the late Hugh Mahaffey,,sold spun
stock in the Bank of Willlamston
the Willlamston cotton mills and the'
Calhoun Falls mill.
The first lot of 10 shares of Bant
of W?lliamston stock, par value $5(
each, waa bid In by Mr. Chris Suber
The second lot ot 10 shares of
stock In this bank waa bid In toyrMr.
Suber for $552.
The third lot of 10 shares ef stocl.
In this bank was bid In by Mr. Subei
A lot In WilllamBton, contnlnlpj
1 3- i acres, was bid In. by the Rev.
Milton McCuen, the price being, $1,
Five shares of common stock, pai
value, ot the WilllamBton mil), wore
bid In by Mr. M. CU. Mahaffey, the
!prlce being $87.50 per-Share.
Two ? haves of preferred stOcL, pat
valuo, ot the Willtatnaton mll?.
bid In by Mr. John, A. Kinaird, the)
price being $100 per share.
F|ve shares of common stock, par !
valuo, of the Calhoun FsViv . bank, i
w?re bid in by Mr . A. *iahaffey,
the price toeing $05, ptr Shsre.
Ajas?baces Cntg^ F?f House]
. O* ??irasan^^^ m
Kace Tw? Years Ago
i ; M^ M. 7. Mahilr^-Wl^nis^,
yesterday tormalls^smttot?M^d nttl
candidacy for UiV nouas;, repreiwn-]
tativea from Andeh^.cjOnnty. ,
' vvSfr. Kor iff ey, -dwmm^iftn and.
raared on the farnf?.ts' now ? tallr)
min and bis heetf : for th? ;um]f
yaars.- Ha was in th? race two yearY
ago. tad'-although Ii?: ^nty annouac
?Ttlir?e weeks nature the election,
ho recefv^ about fcCOO votes, Pearly
MoW-tVplaca:: -ftWt; *a the- ' Bsfeoaa
<m&' : " ( ; ' '
~ Hr.-' Mahaffey is one et the meat
' Jf lraowti tr.Ul men In thte sec
Ot the etste ; and fe> wilt doubt
' mako an - excellent ract
bean o. membiir: 6?~
years and stands ?rtry hi
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
HELD ANNUAL MEETING YES
TERDAY AFTERNOON AT
Of Much Interest Were Adopte tS-r
Outlook For Institution Is Ex.
Tho annual meeting of the board
of trustees of Anderson college was
held yesterday afternoon at 2:30
o'clock, there bel?g a full atten
dance. At this time resolutions were
passed expressing the appreciation
of the character and eervices of the
retiring president, Dr. Jas, P. Kin
ard and !?!? wife, iind thanks to S5>.
Geo. H. Bnile? for a gift of books
and furniture for the college library
and matters pertaining to the future
of the college discussed.
Tho board of trustees and the
/president-elect, Dr. John ?: White,
are very hopeful as to t|je future of
Anderson college and especially tbe
next session, which will begin on
September 12. Prom all Indications
the attendance will far surpass that
of any of the previous years hnd Dr.
White expressed himself as being ex
ceedingly well pleased with tbo'tiut
look-for tbe Institution,
Tbe fallowing Is a copy of the're
solution expressing appreciation of
. r.'osolv?d that, the board .of trustees
of Anderson college'in 'annua 's?s
alon June 5th herewith places"'in re
cord its sincere appreewtkW Of the
I diar?cter and services or the rot?r
ing president, Dr. j. P. K|n?rd, arid
ils wife who have deserved and re
vived the affection of all'the friends
>f tho college in their wforlc and f^r
'he institution'they have loved arid
jerved so slncerel/. We: commend
Dr. and Mrs. Kinard* to all men as
tjv?rthy of all, the good fortune and
uiccess which may como to them in
heir new field of labor.
R?sOlotlon of Thanks.
The following is a copy of th? re
solution of'thanks for the gifts of
Mr. Geo. il. Balles: , : >.
Resolved : That the board of. .rus
I l.ees of. Anderson college sratefully
iccept the genelous' gift ni Mr
,3eorg? H. Bailee of hooks and furni
ture for the library of ,'Andersoi cnl
'< oge und. express to him out appro
bation of this 'in?toria?;>o?trlbut|dn
.o tho work, of tile college.
Be. it further r wived and ordered,
hat a large steten o't the library
mit be set aps *' for this gift' and
' lerpetually distinguished by an ap
propriate tablet bearing the Inscrlp
.lon, "The Florence Dalles Memorial
'Idbrary." The trustees engag?^~toit
the college to maintain this library
nul all future additions Mr. Balles
nakc to It as ft sa?red trust for An
: lerson collerje.
Mr. Baltas* gift is one of which tbe
:oiiego and; the. community of An
derson may justly feel proud. it
consiste o( beautiful book, cases,
handsomely 'bound books lit seta, .13
cather upholstered chairs and a)
I nagnlflcent oak table, all of whjel?
?ave been estimated to have-'cost ap
; prOxImatoly ? $500. They add * much
to the library of the college a lib
rary which compares very favorably
with thoHO of other colleges Ati the
At the. meeting yesterday afternoon,
'ho following were announced as the
!ac?lty for the next session :
Dr. John ST. yPhlte, president; John
T. Miller, dean and, professor of
classical languages and psychology;
Mrs. ?mma B; Sc?arc?, lady prln?t
;al and professor of English; Wza
Ruby Hlghtbwer, 'professor of math -
sr?atfcs; J. O. Dunford,-physics'and
jhorolstry and biology; Mt*s'<> IiOlS j
?ady, history and political economy; ?
Miss Mary 8. Abbott, modern lan
juageB; Br/ Olga V. Prnltti coHs&a
physician;. Webb von Hasseln, Q?t- :
man; Dr. J. B. White.and J. C C> j
'Dunford, school of Bible ami chr|a
tlan science, Miss MartbA B? 'Manon,
. home , economics; Mary B, Goode,
physical culture; Miss Christine P.;
Jamison, art; ;Mrs. John T. Miller,.
.librarian; A. RjisWn. ?trlot, dlf??iajM
,apd professor ' mu'slcV. I^aron El-*
lington. Poole, voice/ Wehh i'?n'T^W"5.,
?ein. violin; Alisa Helen C; Ly?n, oe-j
.-ompanlat; Misa Mw B. GoodeV ex;- j
Jffl* ?Ave aU. col?^^^
for Straw Hats, i""'
Staple Ktet an?Teach 'l?e
" vr^^/v-.',-:- rr#:'>
We bought three months ago, at a
price that ?ab coul?nt duplicate now
anrt< wo know?beyond a doubt^tnat
It is' the v?/ry 'best Turkish Towel in
tin- city for
They aro well filled, extra stood
weight, and 27x54 inches In size.
Wo have something like thirty
dozen; they will last a little while,
not that long if you'll just take the
trouble to come brand examine them.
< ^ W?k J '"' . ' ' :' V. . ; '.' , %
You will buy liberally, you ought
.' to. for as we said, we can't duplicate
these prices. "Ypu_ae'e "thtljwar" has
. affected the prices of Tui^ish'Towole
? as well as many other things. I Any
i way, It won't take much time for you
j to find out first band Just how good
they really are.
Your phone or written order will'
receive prompt attention, too.
..' >, ? ? SS*
&??u I r I ' '; -'I'V r >:'ii iv. '?f i--: ' ^iv-f-: ':'V - f^:?V..itA
selling right now -|
-^th? e?htfifie afti-'-j
Palm ?e?ch ^
|v?l?~m natural or plain weaves and stripes, at' ; ]