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NEW VACCINATION LAW.
FulR Text of the Act Recently Pas
ed Permitting Municipalities to
Following is the text of an impo
'ant act passed at the recent sessic
of the general assembly relating 1
compulsory vaccination. A simil
law of the state of Massachusetts h
just been upheld by the suprerr
court of the United States.
The act is:
A bill authorizing the passage
ordinances by incorporated citic
and towns, and the promulgation
rules and regulations by the stal
board of health, to enforce and con
-el the vaccination and revaccinatio
of citizens and residents of the stal
of South Carolina; and prescribin
the duties of certain officials and pei
sons to that end, and providing ce
tain penalties for failure, refusal c
meglect to comply with the provisior
oi ,the same.
-Be it enacted by the general assembl
of the state of South Carolina:
.Section r. The city or town cour
"cilcofsevery incorporated city or tow
'in Ithis state may provide by ord
.ance for the vaccination and reva<
Aination with fresh bovine virus ur
.der the direction of the health at
thvities ef said cities or towns, or c
--soe competent physician appointe
for that purpose, of all the citizer
and rresidents of such cities an
-towns, excepting such persons e
obtained the certificate of a reputabl
-physician that vaccination would b
dangerous to health. Such ordinan<
es shall establish the periods of tim,
satisfactory to the state board c
health, within which vaccination an
.3revaccination shall be required; sha
provide for vaccination and revacc.
-n%tion of indigent and pauper indiv:
luals at the expense of the city c
town; and shall establish and provid
-penalties by quarantine and othei
-wise of such persons as are convicte
-of neglect or refusal to obey tb
:provisions of such ordinances.
Section 2. The state board c
.health shall have general direction an
supeTrvision of vaccination and revac
:Zination in all cities and towns, an
-shall in case of threatened epidemi
-of smallpox in any such communit:
and of insufficien ordinances therei
request the passage of the city c
~town council of a new ordinanc
firamed in accordance with the prc
-vsn of section i of this act. Th'l
stase board of health shall have fu
and absolute control in matters<
waecination and revac~cination of a
:persons within this stat h~o do nc
ireside within the limits or jurisd<
ztion of any incorporated city or tow1
ranE shall promulgate rules and res
ulations which shall have the forc
-and effect of law for vactina:ion an
::ve2ccination of such persons unde
dhTe supervision and direction<
-agents appointed by the said boar<
and -w~vhich shall contain provisior
similar to those of section 1 of thi
act :applying to ordinances, but suc
:rend.rements may be modified by tl
sanit board of health in caseC
-sparsely settled communities so a
only to apply during apprehende
~danger of an epidemic of smallpo
-and the necessary expense of suc
-uaccination or revaccination shall b
-paid by the county commissionersc
ithe county within which the. persor
streated reside, and at bill or certificat
of the services performed endorse
~and approved by the state board C
-health shall be prima facie evidenc
of the existence and value of suc
-services. The state board of healt
shall at all times keep in stock a sus
ply of fresh bovine virus and suppi
the same to cities, towns and indiv
duals without cost.
Section 3. If the city or tow
ceouncil of any incorporated city c
do-wn shall neglect or refuse to pas
an ordinance in accordance with t1h
provisions of section 1 of this act,
shall be the duty of the state boar
,o&f health to proraulgate rules an
reguilations for the vaccination of th
citizens and residents of such it
.orporated city or town, which rub
.-and regulations shall have the fort
of an ordinance, and the state boat
.d- health shall have the power, and
is hereby made its duty, to enfor<
6teed&- to such rules and reguh
tions oy the promulgation and el
. orcement of proper quarantine regi
u.ations whenever the said board sha
dee it nesry for the preserv:
tion of the public health from possi
ble danger of a threatened epidemic
. of smallpox, at the cost and expense
of such incorporated city or town.
In case such incorporated city or
town shall refuse or neglect to re
imburse the state board of health for
-- all of the costs, charges and expenses
n incurred under this section, including
.o the cost of any necessary quarantine
Lr then the state board of health is
Ls hereby empowered to collect the
e same by suit in any court of the state
having jurisdiction, from such incor
porated city or town, and a statement
)f of such cost and expenses by the
s state board of health shall be prima
f facie evidence of the amount of said
e costs and expenses.
L Section 4. No superintendent of
n any institution of learning, and no
e school board, or principal of any
g school in this state shall admit as a
pupil any child or person who cannot
produce satisfactory evidence of hav
r ing been vaccinated so often as the
s ordinance of the city or town in
which the school is located, or if not
located within the city or towns, so
often as the rules and regulations of
the state board of health may direct.
n Section 5. It is hereby made the
duty of every parent, guardian or
other person, charged with the care
of, or responsibility for any child to
see that such child is vaccinated so
, often as may be directed by ordi
d nance of the incorporated city or
s town in which such child resides, or
d if not a resident of any incorporated
S city or town, so often as the rules
e and regulations of the state board of
e health may direct.
Section 6. No owner, lessee, man
ager, superintendent, or agent oper
ating any manufacturing, phosphate
d plant, sawmill, turpentine still, store,
railroad or other business employing
workmen, laborers or gangs of men,
women or children, who work, sleep
r or eat together, shall employ any
e man, woman or child who cannot
. produce satisfactory evidence of hav
d ing been vaccinated. And it shall be
the duty of such owner, lessee, super
intendent, manager, or agent, to see
that such employes are vaccinated so
d often as the ordinances of the incor
porated city or town in which said
business is located, or the rules and
d regulations of the state board of
c health, if such business is not located
r within any incorporated city or town,
rSection 7. -Any officer, or person
ewho shall fail, neglect or refuse to
comply with any provision of this act
Sapplicable to such officer or person,
shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and
1upon conviction thereof, in a court
of competent jurisdiction, shall be
*fined in the sum of $100 or be impris
ed fory-3o days.
Section 8. That all acts and parts
of tets in conflict with the provisions
d of this act, be and the same are here
r-Section 9. "This act shall take ef
fect immediately..upon its approval
sby the goveriior.
s SUNDAY SCHOOL WORKERS.
SSouth Carolina Sunday School Con
s vention Soon to Meet in -
h Dr. W. E. Pelham, of this city,
e chairman of the executive committee,
f has issued the programme for the
s 28th "annual meeting of the South
e Carolina Sunday School convention
to be held in the First Presbyterian
f church at Florence March 28th to
e 30th inclusive. It is expected that
there will be a large attendance. The
last meeting was held in Columbia
- and did a great deal of good.
y The officers of the association are:
- President, F. H. Hyatt, Columbia;
vice president, Rev. WV. E. Wilkins,
Columbia; secretary, L. L. Barre,
r Greenville; treasurer, Rev. WV. I. Her
s bert, Columbia: superintendent pri
e mary department. Mrs. M. A. Car
it lisle. Newberry; superintendent home
d department. T. B. Anderson. Charles
d ton, statiscal secretary, J, Adger
e Smyth, Jr., Peizer.
- The members of the executive
s committee are: WVilliam E. Pelham,
e chairman, Newberry: Prof. E. L.
d H ughes. Greenville; Rev. J. WV. Shell,
t Spartanburg; Dr. E. C. Jones, New
e berry; Rev. T. H. Law, D. D., Spar
L- tanburg; Hon. J. E. Ellerbe, Sellers;
- Rev. G. A. Wright, Newberry; T. T.
- H yde, Charleston; S. B. Ezell, Spar
1 tanburg; Dr. George B. Cromer,
lumbia; Rev. v. L. Seabrook, New- 2
berry; D. H. Greene, Georgetown; H.
E. Ravenel, Esq., Spartanburg; Rev.
W. B. Duncan, Laurens.
Dr. Pelham, chairman of the execu
tive committee and for a lng time I
the most enthusiastic member of the
:rganization, has issued a call to pas
tors, superintendents and teachers, in
vhich he says:
"'The 28th annual Sunday School
ouvention will be held in the Pres
yterian church, Florence, S. C.,
Nfarch 28th to 30th. We hope and
?ray that great interest will be arous
!d so that every Sunday. School in
South Carolina will experience the
>enefits that attend and follow so im
portant a gathering, and that new t
ife will be imparted by our efforts
or the advancement and promotion
)f the Master's cause and in this mag
iificent field of service.
"Surely there is need for earnest- a
iess, and fidelity, and progress, and
or these we strive. The internation
il association will send to us Mrs.
MIary Foster Bryner, who has an in
:ernational reputation as a Sunday
chool expert. Her talks on Sunday
chool topics, methods, etc., are per
aps not equalled, certainly not sur
)assed, by any other woman engaged
n this work.
"Besides this prominent and inter
sting primary worker, there will be
;everal talented and distinguished
hristian workers, representing all
:he Prostestant denom'nations, who
vill deliver addresses."
Following is the programme of the z
Tuesday, March 28, i9o5.
8 p. m.-Devotional and song ser
rice conducted by Rev. Melton Clark. 1
8.30 p. m.-Address by the presi
lent, F. H. Hyatt. t
9 p. m.-"Sunday School in Japan,"
Rev. James A. B. Scherer, Ph. D.,
L L. D.
9.45 p. m.-Enrolment of members.
kppointment of nominating commit
Wednesday, March 29, 1905.
10 a. m.-Devotional, Rev. John G.
10.15 a. m.-Reportofcommittee on
10.30 a. m.-Report of the executive
:ommittee, William E. Pelham,
10.45 a. m.-"Teaching Through
:he Eye," Mrs. Mary Foster Bryner.
Ir-3o.-"The Parent and tehe Child
n the Sunday School," Rev. C. E.
12 m.-Open conference.
1230 p. m.-Adjouirnmient.
Wednesday, March 29, 1905.
3 p. m.-Devotional, Rev. W. B. '
3.I5 p. m.-"Pointers," Mrs. MaryL
4 p. m.-Report of officers: (a), U~
:reasurer, Rev. WV. I. Herbert; (b), e
uperintendent primary department,
Irs. M. A. Carlisle; (c), superinten- e
lent home department, T. B. Ander
on; (d), statistical secretary, J.
Adger Smythe, Jr.
5 p. m.--Adjournment.
Wednesday, March 29, 1905
8 p. m.-Devotional, Rev. Walter I.
8.30 p. m.-"A Model Sunday
school," Rev. Win. G. Neville, D. D.,
930 p. m.-Adjournmlenlt.
Thursday, March 30, 1905
1o a. m.--Devotional, Rev. WV. E.
10.15 a. m.-"The Pastor and the
hild," Rev. WV. P. Witsell.
10.45 a. m.-"Reviews," Mrs. Mary
I 1.30 a. m.-"Our Need," Rev. W. I.
12 m.-Open conference and ques
12.30 p. m.-Adjournmenlt.
Thursday, March 30. I905
3 p. n.-Devotional, Rev. T. H.
Law. D. D.
3.15 p. m.-"Glimpses From the
Field," Mrs. Mary Foster Bryner.
4 p. m.-"International Sunday
chool WVork in South Carolina an<d
ts Importance," Rev. J. WV. Shell. I
430 p. m.-Election and appomnt
nent of delegates to the Irth inter
iatinal &aonton, Toronto, June
5 p. Jn.-Adjournment.
Thursday, March 30, 1905.
8 p. m.-Devotional, Rev. J. P.
8.30 p. m.-"Christ and Childhood,"
Zev. 0. Y. Bonner, D. D.
Pastors of all evangelical denomi
ations in South Carolina. and super
atendents and teachers, are cordially
aivited to attend this convention of
;unday School workers. Bring t'he
iatter to the attention of your Sun
ay Schools so that they may be
roperly represented. Entertainment
or all who desire to attend. The
ailroads will grant special rates for
his occasion. Be sure to buy tickets
n certificate plan. The internation
I association will be represented by
Irs. Mary Foster Bryner of Illinois,
ho 'has a world-wide reputation as
Sunhy School expert.
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