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For the Help, Encouragement an
Trustees, Children and All Wh<
meet and the Educational Advan
Conducted and Edited by Miss Sadie
Laws Governing State Aid to Schools.
While the South Carolina legislature
has been very liberal in its appropriations
for school purposes the attitude
has always been to help those
that kelp themselves as is shown in
the following laws:
Fund for Public School Buildings.
The county boards of education of
the various counties of this State are
authorized to annually set aside an
ajnount eaual to five Der cent, of the
entire public school funds of their respective
counties, wf':ich said amounts
shall be used by the said county
boards of education for the purpose'
of encouraging and aiding in the con-'
struction of adequate public school
buildings in their respective counties.
Additions to Funds.
When the friends, patrons or trustees
of any public school in any
school district in any county in this
State shall raise by private subscrip
tion, special tax, regular tax, s?le of
old buildings, issuing binds, or othervisefi
funds for building a school
bouse in such district, t'':e county
board of education of such county
shall turn over to the trustees of such
scfcool, from funds set aside for such
purpose hereunder $50 for each $100 j
so raised by sucb friends, patrons or
trustees for constructing such school
hinl^ine1" PrnvirloH Vr\ nnp cphrwnl
sliall receive more than $300 under;
the provisions herein: Provided, That
in case of the consolidation of two.
or more schools an additional "bonus
of $50 may be granted: Provided, further,
That no more than one school
in any one district, in any one year,
shall receive such aid. ;
Consolidated Districts to Have Preference.
County boards of education shall;
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which, have combined and consolidated i
two or more school buildings. ,
Mast Comply With Plans of the
State Board of Education. i
Any school district availing itself,
of the provisions 'herein shall comply
"with plans and specifications approv-(
ed by the State board of education. ;
This year not only the county board j
of education from the county board j
fund but the State superintendent of j
education from a State appropriation j
will give $50 for each $100 raised by j
patrons of a school for a new build-!
iag. St. Phillips, Kinards and others i
erwise, funds for building a school j
following schools nave received build- j
ing aid: s I
St. Lukes $100.
Smyrna 300 |
Sixty Thousand Dollars Appropriated
for Higk Schools,
The sum of $60,000 or sn inn oh
thereof as may be necessary, for each
of the school years, beginning July
1, 1907, be, and the same is hereby,
appropriated to carry oat the provisions
in regard to high schools, and j
the comptroller general is (hereby authorized
to draw warrants upon th?
State treasurer for such amounts,
upon the order of the State board of
education, duly signed by the governor,
as chairman, and the State superintendent
of education, as secre- j
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unj. jTiuviueu, ixiai every nign scnool |
receiving aid under tihis chapter shall j
enroll any foigh school pupil in the i
county where the school is located!
free of tuition: Provided, further,!
That nothing in this chapter shall be i
construed to mean that pupils of different
races shall attend the same
Under this act Prosperity received
$550, Little Mountain and (Whitmire
$440. In order tfcat children above
the seventh grade from the rural
schools might enter Newberry high
school as they do Prosperity, Little
Mountain and Wnitmire without paying
tuition tie State superintendent
paid $500 tuition to Newberry high
scnooi mis year.
Rule 46. Appropriations for tfhe
scholastic year 1909-1910 sliall be as
To a one-teacher high school, onehalf
the salary of the high school
teacher, up to $300.00 on the part of
To a Biigh. school with the full time
of on?, high school teacfaer and part
tilTlrfk ftf a ca/>n-nil V-JrrV. J- ' -
?^ ?> ouwuu u^u ceacn-er,
one-half of the salary of the full
teacher, up to $300 on the part of the
State; and the same for tfce second
teacfaer, pro rata according to teaching
time in the high school and the ';
d Assistance of the Teachers,
) Are Interested in the Improvecement
of All Our People.::::::
Goggans, Supervising Teacher for
Rule 34. Section 7 of the high
school law provides for aid to be given
a rural high school or a village fcigh
school with 15 high school pupils
and one high school teacher.
St. Lukes rural graded school might
become a higfh school and share in
the above appropriation.
Certain Requirements for School to
Be Entitled to Share in $200
When any rural district in South
Carolina shall levy and collect a special
school tax of not less than four
(4) mills, and when a school in such
district employs two certificated teachers
for a school term of not less tfcan
six months, and when such sc'hool has
an enrollment of not fewer than 50
pupils, and an average daily attendance
for the session of not fewer
than 30 pupils, and when such school
is tansrht. in a comfortable and sani
tary building provided witft the minimum
equipment prescribed by the
State board of education, and when it
uses a course of study and classification
approved by the State board of
education, it shall be entitled to receive
State aid under this act to the
amount of $200 per year.
Two hundred dollars under this act
was this year given by the State to
Swilton, Pomaria, Trinity, Jalapa, and
Mt. Pleasant by voting a four-mill
tax and employing two teachers,
Chappells, Hartford, Johnstone, Saluda,
O'Neall, ^lollohon Mill and Oakland
and Fairview by voting two mills
more and employing two teachers
could receive $200 yearly from C':e.
State. Kinards, Smyrna, Zion, Wheeland
and Ridge Spring are preparing
to participate in tlhe above act when;
50 children are enrolled.
Requirements For $300 Appropriation* |
When any rural school district in
South Carolina shall levy and collect
a special schpol tax of not. less than
four mills, and when such school employs
three or more certificated teachers
for aterm of not less than seven
months, and when suc'b school has an
annual enrollment of not fewer than
seventy-five pupils and an average
daily attendance for the session of not
fewer than forty pupils, and when
such school is taught in a comfortable
and sanitary building provided
with the minimum equipment prej
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sunuea wy uis ouette uuaru ui en ucation,
and wfcen it uses a course of
study and classification approved by
the State board of education, it shall
be entitled to receive State aid under
'this act to the amount of $300 per
St. Luke's and Hunter-DeWalt participated
in this appropriation to the
amount of $300 each.
Appropriation to Increase School
Not less than the sum of sixty thousand
dollars be appropriated annually
for the purpose of increasing the average
length of the free school term
in this State in accordance with and
by authority expressed in section 6,
article 9 of t!he constitution of 1895.
No more than one hundred dollars
-shall be appropriated to any one school
in any one scholastic year, but no
school now running: for a period of
one hundred days or more, or hereafter
to a period of one hundred days or
jnore, out of funds accruing to said
school from the regular school funds
shall receive aid from this appropriation.
And no school schall receive aid
under authority of this section unless
the district in which said school is
located does now or hereafter, shall
first levy, in accordance with law, at
least two mills special school tax.
Schools running less than one (hundred
day, as provided herein, may receive
aid from this fund in amounts
equal to tlb-e amounts raised by special
taxation, not to exceed one hundred
dollars for any one school.
Rule 64.?Nn district shall receive
aid from the State unless each teacher,
employed in the district, holds a certificate
whicfh has been registered in
the office of the county superintendent
Term extension has been received
tJUs school year for the following
Itinards .. $100.00
St. Phillips 100.00
O'Neal I 100.00
f Fairview 100.00
| Bi? Creek 100.00
| Wheeland 100 00
St. Paul 85.00
; Dominick 100.00
Bush River 100.00
Bv levving a two mill tax Cromer,!
Report of County Supervisor oil Claims
532. Geo. D. Brown, salary
j 533. C. B. Blease, salary
I 5??4 W M rinrrnVi culorr
535. W. S. 'Melton, salary
536. D. J. Taylor, salary
537. Jno. C. Goggans, salary
538. F. M. Lindsay, salary
539. E. S. 'Werts, salary
540. Jno. L. Epps, salary
541. J. C. Sample, salary
542. J. W. Epting, salary
543. L. C. Livingstone, salary
544. H. 0. HOlloway, salary
545. W. S. Mann, public buildings
546. T. R. Campbell, road and bridges...
547. J. X. Slig1:., roads and bridges
548. J. P. Harmon, board of assessors..
I 549. C. G. Corley, ferry
550. W. C. Holder, chaingang
551. J. H. Koon, 'chaingang
nn? T R ICihlAr phainMna
553. Elliott Gallman, roads and bridges
554. Wessinger Bros., roads and brid<
j 555. J. Y. Floyd, roads and bridges
! 556. G. C. Balir, roads and bridges
557. Jacob W. Long, roads and bridges..
558. L. H. Senn, commutation tax
559. Jno. A. Nichols, roads and bridges
! 560. J. W. Sanders, board of assessors.
| 561. Eddie Graham, roads and bridges..
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563. M. J. Smith, county home
564. D. C. Johnson, commutation tax...
565. M. H. Folk, commutation tax
566. H. 0. Long, board of assessors...
567. Joe W. Hunter, roaas ana briag
568. X. E. Hunter, roads and bridges..
569. T. H. Teague, chaingang
570. Philip Spotts, pension
571. Dr. W. C. Brown, county home
572. Maxcy W. Epting, commutation ta>
573. T. J. 'Wilson, commutation tax
574. J. R. Boulware, roads and bridges
575. Job H. Ringer, board of assessors..
576. Job H. Ringer, roads and bridges..,
577. B. F. Mills, commutation tax
578. C. T. Cromer, roads and bridges...
579. A. D. Hudson, roads and bridges..
5S0. B. H. Wilson, commutation tax..
581. W. E. Wallace, board of assessors.
582. S. E. Boland, constable fees
583 W. S. Cook Mercantile Co., county
584. Johnston-McCrackin Co., county li:
585. Lominick & Reighley, county bom
5S6. Dr. P. E. Way. county come
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588. G. J. Jones, county home
6S9. J. C. Sample, county supervisor, ro.
590. The Good Roads Machinery Co., ro
[591. J. B. Jones, roads and bridges
592. L. C. Singley, roads and bridges..
593. J. J. Eargle, roads and bridges...
594. W. E. Schumpert, roads and bridg
595. John Hill, ferry
596. Orlando Cromer, chaingang
597. J. E. Shealy, chaingang
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599. Johnson-McCrackin Co., chaingang
600. Dr. P. E. Way, chaingang
601. Lominick & Reigbley, chaingang..
602. G. J. Jones, chaingang..
603. E. L. Glymph, chaingang
604. B. B. Schumpert & Co., chaingang
605. W. P. Derrick & Co., chaingang..
606. 'Miller Bros. Co., chaingang
607. Mrs. Mary Smith, chaingang
608. E. L. Rodelsperger & Co., chainga
809. Brown, Hipp & Swittenberg, chaing
610. G. A. Dickert, chaingang
611. A. P: Boozer, chaingang
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613 J. J. Senn, chaingang
614. Rikard & Long, chaingang
615. Moseley Bros, chaingang
616. J. J. Eargle, chaingang
617. C. C. Davis, repairs to public buildj
618. Observer Printing Co., printing, et<
619. Dr. P. E. Way, public buildings...
620. Walker, Evans & Cogswell Co., offi
621. H. W. Schumpert, supt., public bui
622. E. S. Werts, auditor, office supplie:
623. West Disinfecting Co., public buili
624. Dr. F. D. Mower, county physician
625. B. I. Hodge, court epenses :
626. Sam W. Derrick, board of assessor:
627. Jas. L. Ruff, board of assessors
628. G. -McD. Sligh, board of assessors
629. Otto Klettner, board of assessors..
630. J. D. Nance, board of assessors
631. H L. Boulware. board of assessor:
632. S. P. McCrackin, board of assessor:
633. W. H. Long, board of assessors..
634. W. T. Gibson, board of assessors.,
635. J. N. Feagle, board of assessors..
636. E. L. Glymph, board of assessors.
637. L. W. Floyd, board of assessors..
638. Jno. B. Bedenbaugh, board of asses
639. A. X. Boland, board of assessors..
640. J. J. H. Brown, board of assessors
641. C. G. Blease, expense
*42. C. G. Blease, dieting
6413. W. M. Taylor, lunacy
644. C. C. Schumpert, lunacy
645. Dr. T. W. Smith, lunacy
i 646. Prof. S. J. Derrick, contingent (coi
647. N. W. Workman, agent, contingent
648. R. I. Stuck, commutation tax
649. J. Ben Dominick, commutation ta:
650 W. B. Kibler, commutation tax
t?ol. i. A. sneaiy, cummuiauou u&a....
652. J. A. Counts, commutation tax
653. W. S. Schultz, commutation tax...
654. 0. W. Long, commutation tax
655. J. E. Sheally, board of assessors..
656. J. B. Jones, county Ihome
657. G. (V. Boozer, chaingang
658. J. W. Wilson, board of assessors..
659. P. N. Boozer, board of assessors..
660. C. S. Suber, board of assessors...
661. J. A. Senn, board of assessors
662. J. P. Bishop, board of assessors..
663. M. E. Abrams, biard of assessors.
664. E. W. Werts, board of assessors..
665. J. B. Derrick, board of assessors..
666. J. W. Hipp, board of assessors
667. Geo. C. Glasgow, board of assesso
668. A. H. Hawkins, board of assessors.
669. W. J. Miller, chaingang
670 .J. C. Sample, county supervisor, ro;
671. J. H. Koon, chaingang
672. L. S. Long, board of assessors
673. B. H. 'Maybin, board of assessors..
674. W. B. Boinest, board of assessors.
675. A. P. Coleman, board of assessors
676. J. C. Sample, county supervisor, r<
677. J. C. Sample, county supervisor, ro.
678. Standard Oil Co., roads and bridg
679. M. M. Livingston, board of assesso
680. D. B. Cook, board of assessors
681. Jao. L. Epps, county treasurer, coi
Long Lane, Union, Trilby, Tabernacle,
Independence, Monticello and Central
could participate in the above fund.
In addtion to the schools mentioned
above, Kuthertora. (iarmany and r orK
are prepared to receive their share of
By becoming a part of the public
school system. Mole*, on Mill and Oakland
also could share in the appropriation.
paid during the month of May, 1J)15:
:ome ' 1.20
;y home 168.02
ads and bridges .84
ads and bridges 60.00
ce supplies 2.62
mty board of education, 1914). 21.00
(official bond) 30.00
a/ds and bridges 5.45
>ads and bridges 15.56
ads and bridges 43.37
urt expenses 612.80-',
6S2. J. C. Sample, county superviso
H. C. HOLLO WAY, Clerk.
Statement showing exact ftnanc1915
as it appeared at the end of t:.
1 Salarv r-rmntv nffinprs
I L>. Salaries magistrates, constables
3. County home, pensions, paupers
4. Roads, bridgc-s, ferries
6. Repairs public buildings
7. Books, stationery, printing
8. Contingent expenses for public
and county offices
9. County physicians
10. County board of education
11. Court expenses
12. Board of assessors, etc
13. Sheriff?incidentals and dieting
14. Post mortems, lunatics
15. Insurance public buildings
16. Interest on loans
17. Contingent and miscellaneous..
18. Commutation tax
H. C. HOLLOW AY, Clerk, etc.
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i? fees 2.500.00 623.45 1,876.55 M
j 3.000.00 807.32 2.192.68
10.000.00 4.094.34 5.905.66
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