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Winthrop Graduates Number
Two Hundred and Fifty-eight.
sion of Winthrop College at Rock
Hill came to a close Tuesday night
when graduating exercises were held
in the college auditorium. Diplomas
and certificates were' presented to
258 graduates and students pursuing
special courses. This is the largest
graduating class in the history of the
The address before the graduating
class was delivered by P. P. Claxton,
United States Commissioner of edu
cation of Washington, D. C. Mr. Clax
ton, who is an eloquent speaker, hold
ing the close attention of his audience
throughout his address, set forth a
few of the present-day needs in edu
cation. He declared that the body
should be trained as well as the mind
and quoted statistics showing how
the failure of such a large number of
men under draft age to qualify phy
sically for military service might have
meant the ? downfall of this nation
had the enemy outnumbered the
American soldiers to a greater ex
tent. While the body should be built
up, ,the muscles developed and a high
physical standard maintained in order
to successfully cope with the tasks
of life, the careful cultivation of the
mind should not be neglected, the
speaker stated. Physical training and
mental training should go hand in
hand. Each is handicapped without
The most important thing to-day,
Mr. Claxton declared, is the educa
tion of the masses. The government
of this democratic country is upheld
by the masses and its stability de
pends upon their knowledge and abil
ity to think clearly. Crime, he stated,
can be greatly reduced in this nation
by educating the child away from it,
and poverty, crime and unrest will
last as long as the masses are un
The presentation of diplomas and
certificates was made by Dr. D. B.
Johnson, president of the college. In
a brief address before presenting
their diplomas to the graduates Dr.
Johnson reviewed the work of the
college during the past year and told
of a few of the plans for the coming
session. He stated that during this
period 22,792 country girls and wo
men have been enrolled in canning
clubs, poultry clubs, home demon
stration clubs and war garden clubs.
The work on the new dormitory
which was started last January is now
rapidly progressing and Dr. Johnson
announced that it will be sufficiently
completed when the fall session opens
to accommodate 140 students, which
will enable the college to accommo
date all of the high school graduates
who heretofore have been turned a
way for lack of room.
The college now has an hand $101,
500 to be used in the construction of
a Y. M. C. A. building. Dr. Johnson
stated. Work on the building was not
begun last year because of the ruling
of the war industries board prohibit
nig all construction work except that
which was vitally necessary. Mr.
Rockefeller has agreed to extend the
time limit within which this building
was to have been completed under
the conditions of his gift, 12 months
or until September 17, 1920.
The A. Markley Lee scholarship,
which is awarded, every year to the
junior who completes the work of her
class and who is judged by the facul
ty as excelling morally, mentally and
physically, was presented last night
to Miss Marie Tedder" of Dovesville.
Honorary scholarships were awarded
to three juniors, Misses Helen Bailey,
Lila Foy and ?auline Marion; four
sophomores, Misses Louise Geddings,
Ella Stout, Clara Hammond and Hel
en Derrick; and five freshmen, Misses
Mary E. Blackman, Alice Wells, Sara
L. Foster, Anna Sullivan and Elise
Those graduating with honor were
Misses Grace Beard, Sarah Godbold,
Elizabeth Gooding, Cecile Hardee,
Martha Marie Sanders, Louise Simril,
Harriet Sullivan, Virginia Thomas
and Aline Williams.
Rock Hill, June 4.-The 24th ses
GEORGE F. MIMS
Eyes examined and
Glasses fitted for all
Errors of refraction.
GIVE GRENADE BANKS
TO SCHOOL CHILDREN
Millions to be Distributed by Treas
ury Department to Encourage
Happy Habit of Thirft.
Hand grenades made by the United
Stateu government to bomb the Huns
to destruction are now to be used to
boom thrift Millions of the little ma
chines of destruction, with the explos
ives carefully removed, are to be
given to the school children of the
United States to encourage the saving
habit. The grenades are being con
verted into miniature savings banks.
They will hold pennies and nickels
and dimes which can be converted
into Thrift Stamps. The Thrift Stamps
in turn can be converted into War
Distribution of the grenades in the
several Federal Reserve Districts will
be left in the hands of the district Sav
ings Directors. In this district the
War Loan Organization, with head
quarters in Richmond, Va., has so ar
HAND GRENADE SAVINGS BANK
ranged that a grenade bank will be
?warded to each child. who, during
the vacation period, earns enough
mopey to bay a War Savings Stamp.
Some bank In every community will
lend each child a grenade and at the
close of the vacation period the child
will return it with the money it con
tains, to the bank. There the money
will be counted. If the child has
saved enough to buy a War Savings
Stamp the grenade-bank will be his, 1
but in all events the cash must be in
vested in Thrift Stamps if not enough 1
has been saved to pay for a War Sav
ings Stamp. The grenade-banks are
of considerable value and will be :
splendid souvenirs of the great war.
and the War Loan Organization of the
Fifth Federal Reserve District is anx
ious to place them in the hands of as
many children as possible.
Thrift is not miserliness, it ta get
ting a hundred cents worth out of
Are you sending out ships, or Just
hoping that somebody else's will get
stranded on your shore? Buy W. S. S.
and watch your own come in.
Den't forget the squirrel-save
some of your nuts for the winter that
always follows the summer.-Buy
W. S. S.
Thrift ia the wise use of money
Improvidence is its abuse. Buy W. S. S.
The British War Savings Com
mittee has become a permanent
institution in England and the fol
lowing declaration has been issued
explaining the English attitude
"Quite as important, both as a
source of revenue and as a social
movement, is the restraint of lux
ury, and growth of economy and
simplicity of life among the well-to
do. Otherwise goods and services
will be wasted. War savings ap
plies to all classes and appeals to
HOW SAVINGS HABIT
Money Invested This Year in Thrift
Stamps Returns in Fivo Years
On New Year's day 1923. there will
begin a remarkable series of divi
dend payments to American people.
Hundreds of millions of dollars of
War Savings Stamps sold during 1918
will then be redeemable. On each
News Year's day thereafter for a num
ber of years there will undoubtedly
be huge returns to the American peo
ple of the money borrowed wLth in
These great dividend days bring
American bankers new opportunities
and also responsibilities. How can
new thrift haibits be linked to thrift
institutions? How can this money,
the product of thrift, be mobilized for
Already the bankers are working
with the Treasury Department to
continue thrift habits. For people who
save money there is a wide range of
thrift institutions that will take
charge of funds, put them to work
safely, and return good earnings. As
the government filans to borrow by
general education of thrift in every
kind, so the banks and thrift institu
tions can aid the government by en
couraging general thrift and building
hipper business themselves.
One of the first steps to be taken by
bankers is that of spreading -informa
tion about banks, life insurance, build
ing and loan associations, federal farm
louas, and all other thrift institutions.
The best way to meet Uncle Sam's
borrowing needs is te promote thrift
on the broadest possible lines.
Every dollar deposited in a savings
bank becomes available for national
finance. Every life insurance policy"
sold is equivalent to an indirect loan
to the government. Every obligation
assumed by thrifty people such as a
building mortgage is a stimulus to
production and saving, and therefore,
as much a national service as the di
rect purchase of government securi
ties. In placing these matters clearly
before everybody in his community
the banker will live up to his opportu
nities and his responsibilities in the
new thrift movement When the bil
lion dollar New Year Days arrive he
will be ready.
TELLS HOW SHE BUYS
WAR SAVINGS STAMPS
Woman Tells How by Intelligent Sav
ings Plan She ls Able to Accumu
late Money Which Was Formerly
"Save while the money is warm" ie
the motto of a woman who has estab
lished a reputation both for herself
and her family by the number of War
Savings Stamps she bought without
apparently stinting in the least Here
is her system.
"The only way to save is to save.
When I have actually saved a quarter
I put it into a Thrift Stamp without
delay. If I save that quarter on one
thing and then spend it carelessly for
something else, I have not saved any
"For example the other day I went
down town expecting to pay $10 for
a pair of special shoes.-To my sur
prise, I found there was a sale that
day. and got the very pair of shoes I
wanted for $7.75. I had sarved $2.2*.
But how to keep it saved. I knew that
if I simply regarded it mentally as
saving, before the end of the month it
would be spent miscellaneously. 1
went right down stairs in the store
and bought nine Thrift Stamps and
stuck those quarters in the'Thrift card
where they could not get sway before
the end of the month.
"I do the same thing when I have
saved a single quarter or half dollar,
and I am seriously thinking of getting
a little penny bank to hold saved pen
nies or dimes until they grow to Thrift
Stamp size. What is more, I am get
ting a whole lot of fun out of this
most fascinating game, the game of
Get that happy f?elln?-it's waiting
for you with your first W. S S.
The man who puts his money Iff to
W. S. S. is never "brr,ke."
Watch your out-go today ?ii your
future income will take cars of itself.
Buy W. S S. and you wiil ni
The Real Thing Right Through
Put United States Tires under your car and
you'll find them the real thing.
They're built to wear-to give you the kind
of economical service you want. And that's
just what they do.
Hundreds of thousands of regular users will
vouch for that-lots of them right around here.
There are five distinct types of United States
Tires-one for every need of price or use.
We have exactly the ones for your car.
STEWAKT & KE?NAGHAN, local Dealers
Now is the time to discard the heavy, wornout
winter shoes and buy a stylish pair of Oxfords.
We have a large stock to select from in
Grosset and Selz-Schwab Oxfords
Big line of Straw flats, warm-weather Underwear
COME IN TO SEE US
Born & IHims
W.RHartin & Bro.
1815 Main St.. Columbia S.G.
Hov/ To Give Quinine To Children;
PEBRILINE is the trade mark name given to an
improved Quinine. It is a Tasteless Syrup, pleas
ant to take and does not disturb the stomach.
Children take it ?nd never know it is Quinine.
Also especially adapted to adults who cannot
take ordinary Quinine. Does not nauseate nor
cause nervousness nor ringins: in the head. Try
lt the Jext time you need Quinine for any pur
pose. Ask for 2-ounce encinal package. The
name FIBRIL ?NE is blown iu bettle. 25 cent?
United States Administration
Schedule of trains arriving and departing from
6:55 a. m._Trenton and Columbia.__._9:45 a. m
8:40 a. m._._.Trenton and Augusta_.7:50 a. m.
10:40 a. m._Trenton, Aiken, Augusta, Columbia,
Washington and New York_2:00 p. m.
8:05 p. m-....Trenton, Columbia and Augusta_9:00 p. m.
For additional information communicate with
J. A. TOWNSEND, Agent,
Edgefield, S. C.