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CLJbtfSO.N AM) ITS WOKK.
Popular Impression College is Burdened
With Too Much Money Not
Borne Out by Facts.
Columbia, July 28.?A review of
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oemson conege, us nnanciai cuuuition,
its past work and future prospects
are contained in a report made
public today by State Superintendent
of Education John E. Swearingen.
The review will be cf unisiial In'erest
t? the alumni and fne.ias of Clemson.
9 The statistical report of Clemson
college for the scholastic year July j
1, 1912, to June 30, 1913, is a thought'
compelling paper, said J. E. Swearingen,
State superintends of Education,
in jNC'if.siiig educational matters
of State wide interest The figures
have an industrial and agricultural
significance in addition to tLeir
The popular impression that- the
college is burdened with too much
money is not borne out by the facts.
Expenditures for college work proper
?in the class rooms and on the college
property?amounted to $171,303.47.
Of this sum, $147,6S2.22 was
used for operating expenses, and $23,
711.25 was expended for buildings and
The growing demands on the college
for public service and extension
work required an expenditure of $134,4S3.95.
Part of this money comes to
the college under the Morrill, Hatch,
Nelson and Adams acts of congress.
Receints from the United States gov-1
ernment must be expendd on the agricultural
experiment station at the
college. Tne work on this station
cost during the year $33,599.01, while
the branch stations at Summerville
and Florence, together with the public
service work carried on throughout
the State at large, cost $100,8S9.94.
The college cannot maintain a standard
of working efficiency on this
TTio nlont ic vnlnpri at $1,351.- !
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439.82, and necessary repairs and improvements
call for an expenditure of
at least $25,000 a year. This is less
than 2 per cent of the value of the
college property. I do not believe the
farmers and taxpayers will consent
to the slightest deterioration in the |
building and equipment, but will con- j
tinue to deira.nd adequate up-to-date
appliances and instruction.
Officers and Teachers.
Of the 97 o..cers and teachers, 89
are men and 8 are women. Fifty-six
of the men constitute the actual j
teaching corps of the institution, and |
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for the 834 cadets and other students.
The report shows that each instructor
has charge of an average of 15 students.
Though this average seems
low, it compares favorably with other
colleges in the State. Some members
on the staff of the experimnt station
also do a little teaching, while several
of the professors are likewise engaged
iroinahio rpcparrh wnrk SUDDlemen- I
tal to their class room duties.
Of the total enrolment of 834 students,
678 were in college classes;
70 in preparatory classes; 59 in tht
one-year agricultural course; 12 in
the work-day course, and 15 in tie
four-weeks' course, fey dividing the
total enrolment into the actual operating
expenses of the college plant,
anyone can readily se tnat me per
capita expenditure for the session
was $177.07 for each student.
The Preparatory Class.
This preparatory class represents
almost 10 per cent of the student
"body. The subjects taught in this
class correspond to 7th and 8th grade
work of the public school. This same
ground should be covered in every
rural high school as well as in every
rural graded school employing three
teachers. In fact this grade of work
can be done in many schools having
only two teachers. The rules of the
college discourage the attendance of
these unprepared boys by refusing to
admit students who can be given pre*
j.?- ? ;?> tViai-p hr?mp
paraiory mmiiug m
school. The enforcement of this rule
at Clemson, however, as in all other
colleges in the State, is extremely lax.
Since freshman requirements at
Clmson are based on the completion
of 9th grade work, I believe it would
be better for the college and for the
public schools of the State if this preparatory
class were discontinued.
Less than 10 per cent of our boys
ever enter college. "With State institutions
doing high school work, and
even elementary school work, is it
possible for public school officers to
build up adequate community schoolsj
for the large majority of boys whose
training ends with the home school?
The Agricultural Course.
On the other hand, the one-year
agricultural course, offered only to
students above IS years of age, has
already proved its usefulness. Over
i>0 per cent of the student body c~\
r'1 "I-" oorrrnnHiiro TVl a flaSS
VldlifeUll Lane ag'ivunuiv. ^ ^
of 1913 had 74 graduates, and 35 of |
these pursued the four-year agricultural
course. The majority of these
graduates do not return to the farm,
because They are in demand as teachers,
scientists and agricultural ex
August 6th ai
The Southern Railway will sell ve
ets to Colnmbia, vS. C., on account (
be on sale August 5th, 6th and 7th,
following rates lpply:
Proportionately low rates from all
mation op ply local agent or address
S. H. McLean, D P A, Columbia, ?
perts. Their work will tell hereafter
in more accurate facts, in industry,
education and farming. The shortcourse
student leaves the college to
take back to his home the lessons
he has learned. A number of these
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boys are mature, ana 1 iuua iu see
on or more of them appointed farm
demonstration agents for their counties
in the near future. This type of
agricultural education not only reaches
the mature youth, unwilling to attend
his home school, but it stimulates
the student to show what training
and intelligence can do when ap~1;
f'! 1-ty-v nrnhlomc
JJiiCU HJ J.CH XJ.1 Jiiuuivuik..
The University of Wisconsin and
the University of Missouri have done
more for the farmers of these States
in their short courses than any other
institutions of the country. This beginning
at Clemson emphasizes the
purpose of the trustees and the president
to relate the college more
closely to the fundamental needs of
our people. Any farm lad unable to
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siring to improve his knowledge of
live stock, dairying, fertilizers, farm
implements and related subjects, is
here given a chance, not only to go
to college himself, but to take father
The Fertilizer Tax.
Tho tay fnr thp vPflr viftld
ed $231,500. Though this is $10,000
above collection for last year, it
shows a falling off of nearly $35,000
from the highwater mark reached in
1910-11. While the college is growing
on the campus and increasing its
lines of public service off the campus,
its chief source of revenue appears to
be diminishing. The total receipts
from all ,sources aggregated $318,
494.17, and the total expenditures, j
$305,882.42, leaving a balance of $12,-'
611.75. This narrow margin of cash 1
will hardly permit the authorities to
carry on their field work during the
summer, and to make necessary repairs
and additions without embarrassment.
Since the operating expenses for j
instruction and administration in the
collegiate department amounted to!
$147,682.22. the collegiate training per
student costing $177.07^ represnts
less than one-half of the actual out~
v --n rnv? ~
lay required or tne coiiege. xue vaiied
activities of the institution! are so
broad and its public service so ramified
as to render the calculation of
actual expenditures per student
somewhat difficult. But, if the total
enrolment o? 834 cadets be divided
into the total annual outlay of $305,S82.42,
the per capita cost will be
Tfi This calculation, however,
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leaves out of the reckoning the numerous
lines of public service undertaken
by the college, and requiring
' r ir/intio
over one-nan 01 us aiiuuai
Only $5,050 was colleced from tuition
fees. This means $6 per student.
This trifling sum suggests the advis
ability of abolishing tuition charges /
in all State colleges. Though this
figure fcr Clemson is the lowest reported
for any State college, it calls
attention to an evil common to them
a?l. This situation is in part accounted
for by the 219 free scholarships
la, S. C.
id 7th, 1913
iry low round triy excursion tick>s
the above meeting. Tickets will
with final limit yugust 9th,, The
. other points. For further infnrL.
D. Robinson, G P & T A, or
Should Convince Every dewberry
The frank statement of a neighbor,
telling the merits of a remedy,
Bids you pause and believe.
The same endorsement
Ey some stranger far away
Commands no belief at all.
Here's a Newberry case.
lA. Newberry citizen testifies.
Read and be convincd.
John W. Reagin, 2015 Eleanor St.,
Newberry, S. C., asys: "My back was
weak and there were pains through
my loins and kidneys. Doan's Kidney
Pills, procursd at Pelham & Son's
Drug Store, brought me relief."
"When Your Back is Lame?Remember
the Name." Don't simply ask
for a kidney remedy?ask distinctly
for Doan's Kidney Pills, the same
that Mr. Reagin had?the: remedy
backed by home testimony. 50c. all
stores. iFcsteq-MiHburn Co., Props.,
Buffalo. N. Y.
WITH A SMILE
Leading Dmg Store Will Gire Money
Back Should There Ever be a
Case Where Dodson's Lfrer
Dodson's Liver Tone is a mild vegetable
Liver Tonic which operates so
successiuny m cases or consupaiion,
torpid liver or biliousness that it has
practically taken the place of calomel
?the drug which is so often dangerous.
Mayes' Drug Store who
sells Dodson's Liver Tone, recommends
it as a reliever of constipation,
sour stomach, biliousness and sluggish
liver. It works gently, surely
and harmlessly. If a bottle should
f a il + /\ n ri f o At I r ATn i?nf '
c v ci i an iu give ^auiiat Liuii .uajco
Drug Store' will refund the price paid
The price of DSdson's Liver To.ne
is 50c. per bottle. Be sure you get
Dodson's Liver Tone and not some
medicine put up in imitation that is
not backed up by a guarantee and
that may contain harmful drugs.
Suffered Eczema Fifty Tears?>~ow
Seems a long time to endure the
awful burning, itching, smarting,
skin-disease known as "~etter"?another
name for Eczema. Seems good
to realize, also, that Ilr. Hobson's Eczema
Ointment has proven a perfect
Mrs. D. L. Kearney writes: "I cannot
sufficiently express my thanks to
you for vour Dr. Hobsori's Eczema
Ointment. It has cured my tetter,
which has troubled me for over fifty
years." All druggists, or by mail,
PFEIFFER CHEMICAL CO.
St. Louis., Mo. Philadelphia, Pa.
required ir- the college.
Fine results may be anticipated
from the three-acre demonstration
farms suggested by the college and
the State demonstration agent for
five schools in each county. This
IN the d
of your bi
Health and s
BARBECUE NOTICES. ?>
I will give a first class barbecue at
my residence at the late J. A. Cromer's
home place, on Saturday, August
9. Dinner 35 and 45 cents. Enjoyment
for young people guaranteed.
J. A. Felker.
f TTVi-rV I
W6 will give a udnrcvuc v.u
School, on August 8th. We invite
everybody to be present
H. F. Counts,
I will sell barbecue meat and hash
at my store on Saturday, August 2, at
11 o'clock. Good dinner guaranteed.
Come one and all.
G. W. Kinard.
Mothers! Have Your Children
Are they feverish, restless, nervous,
irritable, dizzy, or constipated? Do
they continually pick their nose or
grind their teeth? Have they cramping
pains, irregulax and ravenous appetite?
These are all sigtts of worms.
"Worms not only cause your child
suffering, but stunt itg mind and
growth. Give "Kickapoo Worm Killn-nra
Tf tills nnf! rftmoves the
CI at XV wv? ^ _
worms, improves your child's appetite,
regulates stomach, liver and
bowels. The symptoms disappear and
your child is made happy and healthy .
as nature intended. All druggists, or ,
' ' :i or.
I oy mail,
KICKAPOO INDIA* }IEDIfI\E TO,
Philadelphia. Pa. St. Louis, tto.
plan -will ultimately lead to a special
course in pedagogy for teachers of agriculture
at the college.
The own eye is sometimes more elu- :
quent than the tongue, yet few of ;
us prefer a tongue lashing to an eye
; That Always [Has T1
Copyright 1909, by C. E. ZUnmcrman Co.?No. 57 3
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to transact bui
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is to bank yoi
r deposits daih
y9 according to tl
.11 and talk to ui
1 need money in afte
while you are ma]
fiwiorfh rli-JPS not 1
40 o on savings dep<
For more than 30 yeais we have
been trainine erirls and young wo
men for successful teaceing and fcr
usefulness in life.
We fuxnise scholarships to the
young women preparing to teach
and free tuition to all students who
take instruction in our Practice
and Observation School.
We guarantee positions to teachers
who complete our courses of
study. For catalogue address J.
M. RHODES, Littleton, N. C.
Guaranteed Eczema Remedy*
The constant itching, burning, redness,
rash and disagreeable effects of
eczema, tetter, salt rheum, itch, piles
and irritating skin eruptions can be
readily cured and the skin made clear
and smooth with Dr. Hobson's Eczema
Ointment. Mr. J C. Evelad.
of Bath, 111., says: WI had eczema i
twenty-five years and had tried every- I
thing. All failed. When I found Dr.
Hobson's Eczema Ointment I found
a cure." This ointment is the formu-.
la of a physician and hag been in
use for years?not an experiment
That is why we can guarantee it All
druggists, or by man. rnce ouu.
Pfeiffer Chemical Co., Philadelphia
and St Louis.
The man who praises himself is
never popular, especially with the
people who think he might better be
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ness, one 4
siness in a i
ne of the
ir money. '
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ir life. Save
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Trains 3 and 4, Seaboard Fast Mall. ^
Trains 18 and 36, Hamlet local. Trains
19 and 21 Savannah local.
Ticket Office 1225 Main St Phone .
574. C. E. Bo&seau, Jr., City Ticket
Agts., Columbia S. C. J. S. Etchberger,
Trav. Pass. Agent. C. W. Small, Dir.
Pass. Agt. Savannah, Ga.?Adv. ^ j
TO ALL WHOM IT MAI COXCEBJT.
Please take notice that I, Florence
T. Lane, claim right of dower in lands
of James Jefferson Lane adjoining the
town of Newberry, S. C., recently sold
by mortgage foreclosure proceedings, \
and bought in by the National Bank of ?
Newberry, S. C. ^
" ' 11 " ?n.?rn T ot,o
i- 3-41-1. rxuicuv/c ?. uouw,
For Union Academy. Term five
months. Salary '$40. Election will
be" held on^the first Saturday "of Ad- ^
gust. Applications "may be filed with .
cither of the undersigned. A
C. L. Wilson,
Prr>sneritv. R7"F. JD. J
J. C. Kinard, 1
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