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VOLUME 1, NUMBER 118. Weekly, E?tabllshed 1SG0; I?allr, Jan. 13, 1014.
ANDERSON, S. C.,WEDNESDAY MORNING, JUNE 3, 1914. PRICE FIVE CENTS
$5.00 PER ANNUM
HUERTA WANTS T
TO NAM!
This Desire bf the De Fae
Smoothly Presented
f Mediation a
(By Associated Press)
Niagara Palls. Ont.. .Inn? - Tho
I'nlteil Slates la unwilling lu exteir!
recognition lo a u?-,.v provisional i?ro?- j
idem if named according lo the meth
od prescribed hy thc Mexican lelegat
es, which is Unit (?enera! liner!? would
appoint as minister o? foreign affairs,
tl.? men who IK agreed on herc t->
head Inc new i: vernimmt. Thu Vas'.;-|
ingb n administration t onleiu's thin 'f
General Huerta ls permitted lo name
the foreign minister, who by eonsli
lulh.nal succession would be ?'?vated
I.) lie presidency even tho.ig'i tho sc
ie sion uvide here, auch un ?ct would
lin icnstrued as recognition of the
il ucl tr. govm n nient. '
On thia issue, the mediating pleni
potentiaries traine to a flat disagree
ment late today.
For more than 2 hours the mediators
mid American delegates argued in vain
and it was apparent when thc cont"' r
ence ended that what hitherto har.
bren considered a mut ?er of details
suddenly hud developed a snug The
Mexican delegates had not discussed
Pre point ut any length with t!:? med
iator's when the hitter took it up with
Inc Americans. Although the tn ree
South American diplomata argued
strongly from thc Mexican view-point,
there was good reason to believe to
night tiiat the Mexican delegates would
not insist on this arrangement if they
Hli? il T
WITH COMMITTEE
/Congressional Flurry Caused By
Belief That National Bill Will
Be Reached
(My Associated Press.)
Washington, .lune h.-Nation-wide
prohibition through amendment of the
federal constitution will be consid
ered toinororw at a special meeting of
the House rules committee. Mom hers
of the committee were ret leen: tonight,
btu it is understood they will pa:? on
u revised resolution proposed today hy
Reprti-entntive Hobson, of Alabama,
to meet *. pposition to the amendment
he submitted some time ag.j on thc
ground thut it violator, State rights."
As revised the proposed new'ur!'.el *
in the constitution reads:
"The sale, manufacture lor su'e.
transportation for sale importation fur
sale of intoxicating Honors foi bever
age purposes in the Pnlted States und
ill territory subject to the Jurisdic
tion thereof, and the exportation lor
sale thereof are forove- prohibited;
th?! Congress or the Stales within th? ir
respective Jurisdictions shall nave
vower to enforce this nrtlc'c by all
needful legislation."
Prospects of a vote on prohibition at
this session have bean the subject of
general discussion latel. and Majority
Leader Underwood hos e>cpreiS2d wil
ilr.gness to have UVJ t|ueslion put be
fore the House for a 'est lie lind
other ilemocrutlc leaders believe lhaV
while the Hobson resolution might
command a major lt v. lt would not re
ceive the necessary tw.> lairds vote.
Thu prospect of an --arly voie on
prohibition caused a gteac Hurry numil
the capital, tl was generally con
ceded that a vote on th? hiter]? con
tested i lion at this aesaion virtually
v as <i ss i red.
French Cabinet
Fully Made Up
Parle, June 9.-Senator Rlbot def
initely accepted the French premier
ship t li in evening and announced the
composition of his cabinet. It defer
red from tho unofficial list issued thia
morning. Senator Ribot aleo will be
minister of Justice.
Deputy Th?ophile Del Casse deci
ded to take the ministry of war. Sen
ator Eimile Cline, tem ps became minis
ter of the marlen Instead of the col
whlch office remains vacant for the
present, and Deputy Joseph Noulene,
who waa slated for minister of war,
withdrew from the combination as ne
considered the Parliamentary groUp
to which he. belongs not su'ftciently
' represented. ?
Ems SUCCESSOR
to President of Mexico
Creates Trouble In
t Niagara Falls
Found Cm United Slate - abs??! ittdj dc
tci mined agrkisl it.
One Mexican tlelescat" In/datcd . it.il tit'
Mexicans regird::?, t Joint (.? transi
Lion as a t. liai? al ly w'lh '?: could he
dispensed v. it i il Ci" American nov
uniment found impossible lu ap ree
to tli" niel hod Migs* r-led liv the Mi cl
ean delegates.
Thc meJintortj i entended ?' h!' ve
hemence Hint Hie forma of :<? M Siran
constitution si.noli! lu- prrw?Vvcd. 1 ho
Aiuericuu del.HOI aro ir.i.l'jr.-sto i.| to
have pointed out ti . '. constitu? hm
ulis'j curtninl) :oi:ld nol tiarao io u
phill cf transition whieli legalized Hu
erta's status. Vtsn t!i" Amuri'a.; gov
crnnient, ii .vas .!? 'lured, could md ex
tend what wc lld lie tantamount :o
recognition if Huerta actually upi" '"? l
cd lils own sn 'co.?? or.
There ls a possibility that a com
promise will he agreed on. Pedro
IjUKcttruln, minister of foreign uli'.itra
lintier Madero. ..< ii 1 tl lie reappointed tn
the cabinet and r-ueceed t~> th" provis
ional presidency, and then u o'.dnl as
foicign minister Hie man agreed on by
all parties for the now provisional ex
ecutive. Lnscr.rnin ls persona i.on
grata witn the con.-til uti onnli .t- hut
H is not heli ved liier."' would h?: objee
tion from them to ti c brief tuner?* of
office necessary to have the transition
effected con.--.tit ut iona M> -
Predictions that nn ngreinieni ?>oon
would he readied w< re abandoned to
day in i|uarlers hitherto optimistli? tor
a quick conclusion. The rountei pro
posals of the American gover\incnt to
the Mexican plan have not yet been
taken up with Hie Mcxivnn d"li gatni,
though they revolved them from the
mc Jin tors earlier in the tiny.
SOUTHERN Cuflf
Reports From Over the Coiion
Belt Past Week Are Encour
aging-Virginia Suffering
(Hy Associated Cress.)
Washington, June fl.-nutter weath
er conditions for crop (growth prevail" j
In the South for the week which end- !
ed yesterday, according to the Nation- I
al Weekly Weather Bullet!? ' ?med hy
the Weather Hurouu today. ays:
"Over the colton region < show
ers greatly improved the i. . iok in
the Central and Eastern portions of
the heit and the plant ls mu..lug good
progress where DUfFicicnt ruin fell,
hut large ureas received little or no
beneficial rains and ure still suffer
ing, especially the late planted crop.
"In the Western portion of the
heit the weather was the most favor
able for revel ul weeks. Warm and
dry.dry weather permitted replanting
cud cultivation in Texas and Oklaho
ma, and conditions in those .'-.tatet; are
Konorally improved. In Arkansas cot
ton is repotted us making slow
(growth on account of the drouth,
i "In the trucking districts of the
I South some relier was ufTorded by lo
cal showery, but lurp;o areas arc still
dry and much Injury has occurred to
the various crops."
Hoi Hostile.
Dublin. June 9.-John E. Redmond,
leader of Ihe Irish Nationalists, is
sued a statement tonight denying re
ports that the ITIFII volnteer move
ment is. hostile to the objects of tho
Irish party.
WILIE Jf^NES, Brig. ?en.
Commanding the South Carolina Bri
gnde National Guard
END OF TOLLS !
BILL NOT IRE
DEBATE ON TH? trVjEASURE
IS LLD BY SENATOR
TILLMAN
AMENDMENT IS UP?
No Prediction On the Simmons
Norris Change Made In thc
Capital i
(Hy Au ocia ted Press ?
Washington, June lt.- The Hcnnle
today marched steadily forward to- :
ward final action on the tolls exemp-'
Hon repeal hill, hut leaders tonight i
were linwilll lg to predict the day ?
when a vote tan he taken.
There was ito certainty tonight as
to just when a vole would he taken :
on the first proposition to lie disposed '
I of, the so-called Simmons-Xorris I
amendment (jualifying treins of the j
Hill. Senator Borah, an anti-repeal'
leader, predicted that this amendment!
alone would he debated four or five!
hours. Action on the entire bill with-j
in the next day or two, however,
hardly can be avoided unless there
are unexepected developments or un I
unlooked for filibuster on Hie purl ofi
anti-repealers.
Senator Tillman, of South Carolina,!
today made an unusual speech f rit i-1
cb ing the president in vigorous terms,
for bringing the tolls issue before the
country at this time and endangering I
the chances of the democratic party in
ho congressional elections next full.
Senator Tillman announced that he
would vote for repeal only because be
felt his state party convention had
freed him from the tolls joker in the
Halt ?more platform.
"lt staggers my common sense and
i have been unable to understand just
hy he projected the fight on his
party al thia time," he sald..^
."lt is of great importance 'to the
democratic party to control the house
at the next election and I believe the
president should have kept quiet until
that election v.?is over."
This speech came at the close of a
day devoted to debate on tolls bill.
"Until tills issue was pressed to thc
fronl thc course of democracy had
been onward and upward." said Sena
tor Tillman. "There are so many
thi.ig:< of more importance that the
democrats ought to do. that 1 must
say in my opinion it wa? a great blun
der on the part of the president. The
democratic party, instead of present
in*; a Folld, united front, is split into
contending factions."
Thc senator recalled that Theodore
Ilror.evelt, "the great advertiser." had
come home, "delighted." Then be de
voted lils attention to Senator O'Gor
maii, anti-repeal leader, buggesting
that in the next campaign the New
York senator would have some diffi
culty in explaining why two planks
no antagonistic as the tolls and ship
subsidy planks were placed In the
Baltimore platform.
Senator Tillman said the tolls fight
had made it very unhappy for him.
He recalled when the Spanish treaties
were b?'tore the senate he charged
his colleague, Senator McLaurin, with
celling out to the republicans, and
blows followed. Then, he said he had
inserted in the South Carolina consti
tution, for McLautin's sake, a provi
sion thal candidates should obey their
per ty platforms.
"I would feel very unhappy if Mc
Laurin could Justly charge me with
prescribing physic, for him which I
myself .am unwilling to take," added
He? set ator. He explained, however,
that tba recent South Carolina slate
convention of his party had adopted
a resolution in favor of the repeal bili.
National Wave
Of Intense Heat
(By Associated Press )
Washington. June it.-Intense heat
that caused suffering in densely pop
ulated districts continued (oday
throughout. Hint part of the country
between the Missouri valley and the
Alleghany mountains, yesterday's
high records being eclipsed at many
places. Chicago's temperature rose
from <)2 Monday to ?fi today while in
Springfield, 111., the mercury soared to
100. Other points throughout the mid
dle west sweltered under similar con
ditions, Memphis having an official
temperature of 96 Nashville 98 and
Louisville 96. At Wythevllle In South,
west Virginia the record June temper
ature of 92 waa equalled.
.Atlantic const cities escaped' the
heat wave bacaiiBe of cooling winds.
In Washington the temperature drop
ped from 96 Monday to 74 today.
The weather bureau predicted warm
weather in the .middle West with ris
ing temperatures all along tho Atlan
tic coast tomorrow. v.
,-. .?..,* '.- . .j*V>> ''
REBEL STAND
DOUBTFUL YET
CARRANZA'S EXPECTED MES
SAGE WILL DETERMINE
ATTITUDE
ARMS ARE PUZZLING
The Shipment of Ammunition Into
Mexico Continues To Excite
Official Washington
(Hy Associated Press.)
Washington, June ?I. livery in-ii'-.i
t ion in Washington today pointed le
some form ot . on-li??ioi' i'i-t parliei.
ration in Hie Niagara Falls m?diation
conference t aiding towan! thc setHe
ment of international differences ,if
ftcling tho Huerta government a.- w il
as th*- international troti.ii*-? m Mc.\
ico. lt was expected that the deli ul te
position of Carranga would he com
municated to Niagara Kails before
many hours.
Senor Rafael Ztibaruu. Carrnuzu's
Rgent here, however, announced late
tonight (Hut again be had been unsuc
eessful in his efforts to gel into di
rect telegraphic communication with
(.merni Cmranxii al Saltillo and
as a result il was- probable that i.o
word from tin- lirst chief in regard te
the mediation negotiations would le
receive?! before tomorrow.
Some of the constitutionalists here
in touch with their leader, insisted to
night that Carranza would not cnn
sent to an armistice. They suit: lu
wc ?rd agree to the p -e piopo-ah
as liiey relate to establishment of a
provisional government perming a
r'en? ral election, provided represen
tation is pi ven in tlie provision1; I gov
ernment to the constitutionalist-.-.
Should ^Carranza recuse a <-ssaum
o? hostilities, ittsoenud Improbable
here that bia representatives would he
received in the ihediatian conference.
Whilp the meili.jlar-- and Mu\lca:i
delegates ?? were' deli berating today on
peace plans formulated by the Wash
ington government, Presided" Wilson,
Secretary Bryan and.-.-John Lind, who
represents tho State deportment in
negotiations willi Carran/.i'.- repr< sen
tatives tieie conferred. Later Sc-re
tnry Bryan declared that hi tn tin
president and himself were hoprfu! of
constitutionalist participation in ul
timate plans for peace In Mexico.
lt was learned that some feati r;-1
proposed by the administration h -re.
which differed from Hie pe.iec \plan
originally submitted by th" ni r??.,\>rs
and the plans of the I limita uimniis
blcners, related to treata'cm i-f :.!.?
constitutionalists.
The subject of ammunition from the
Cnited States for thc constitutionalists
continued a mutter of official concern.
Cabinet directions resulted in an order
from Seceretary Redfield io hold up a
enrgo of ummunition enroutc to Gal
veston aboard the Morgan Line steam
ship Kl Sud for transhipment So M<*xi
co. Constitutionalist leaders were sur
prised lo learn of this action, but HM y
were pleased to learn there had bei -i
no interference with the loading of the
Hnniberg-Ameriean Steamsnip Arcadia
at Haltimore. This ship took an $10,
(.00 worth of ammunition ','ollslgJi"d to
Hamburg, but tlie Baltimore collector
reported that he regarded the clear
ance as a Rubterfuge.
The Ward Liner Antlllu fro u New
York with her cargo of ammunition for
Carrnaza is due at Tampico tomorrow
Huerte. having suspended the stock
ade of the port and his gunboats hav
ing returned toward Cnerto. Mexico,
some officials expressed the opinion,
(hat her cargo would not be interfer
ed with. Officials of the steamship
line said today that nothing would
prevent the dis.-hurge of the Alidia's
carce except instruction* from Wash
ington.
The Japanese minister to Mexico,
whoso continued absence from the enn
ital had given risc to some apprehen
sion, was reported today to be safe and
well.
('liarles Thomas, an American about
whom Inquiries have been mad??, was
reported us safe at Atchoacun.
Mr. Zubaran denied "Intimations"
that the delay of the Constitutionalist
government In making known Its atti
tude toward mediation was a mere
effort to gain lime. He declared that
upon receiving advices from Carran
za he immediately would transmit the
Constitutionalists' views to the me
diators.
GENERAL CARR ELECTED
Raleigh, N. C., June 9.-M rh. Daisy
McLaurin Slovens, of Mississippi,
president general of the United
Daughter? of the Confederacy, receiv
ed a tremendous ovation when she
addressed the North Carolina divis
ion of the Confederate veterans In re
union here.
The first session this afternoon re
sulted in thc* reelection of General
Julian S. Carr as division commander
and the four brigade commanders
previously serving.
TILLMAN SPOKE
Ol CANAL TOLLS
SOUTH CAROLINA SENATOR
TO VOTE AGAINST RE
PEAL OF EXEMPTION
PARTY CONSISTENT
I Urged That Administration Should
Hew to Lines of Big Policy of
Democracy
(By Associated Cress)
Washington, June II.- Senator lien lt.
Tillman ol South Carolina today spoke
on lite canal tolls question as follows:
"Mr. President in considering this
question of tolls, there arc many as
pects, some of them startling und al
most ludicrous. The d?mocratie pint -
tonn de? lares we favor exemption
from tolls of American ships. This is
plain, explicit, and easily jiudrcstood.
The net 'for opi ning, maintenance,
protection and operation of the Pan
ama canal, and sanitation and govern
ment <>f (he Canal Zone,' approved
August l-'4th. MM 1! has this provision:
"No toll'; sholl he levied upon ships
engaged in the coastwise I rad?! of the
United stales."
"This enactment simply makes into
law what the party had demanded at
Baltimore end the democrats who
voted for it thought they wert' follow
ing the platform of the party. Thc
hill we ure considering repeals this
provision absolutely; and Iii?! presi
dent asks us to pass it on the ground
that it is a subsidy, and therefore con
trary to lime-honored democratic prin
cipes. Ile ?aid I hat lt 'constitutes u
mistaken economic policy from every
point of view.'
"Tlie plank in the platform aboui
tlie merchant marine reads as follows:
"We believe in fostering by constitu
tional regulation of commerce, tlie
growth of a merchant marine, which
shall develop and strengthen the com
mercial ties which bind us to our sis
ter republics of the south, but without
imposing additional burdens' upon the
people, and without bounties or subsi
dies from the public treasury."
"This language, too, is plain and ex
plicit ; but to some minds, why the
ideas are inconsistent and destroy
each other is hard io sec. We alone
built the canal and have spent four
hundred millions of dollars in its con
struction; and many people feel that
on?- country ought to g?'t all thc bene
fit possible ?"rom it for its citizens.
Th?* canal, broadly speaking, is merely
an extension of our coastline by Join
ing th?' two oceans together. Why
I exact tolls from our citizens for pass
ing through it then? The only argu
ment why Ameriean ships going
through the eulin] should puy tolls
like ships of other nations is eiilier
because of our treaty obligations, or
because ali tin- people cannot enjoy
the benefit." alike. In the very nature
of things all thc taxpayers In the
United State;; cannot enjoy the same
privilege in regard lo the canal as
those owning ships do. lt was a nn
tional enterprise, undertaken primari
ly on account of the United Slates
navy. The leson presented by the
long anil dangerous voyage of the Ore
gon from our western coast around
Cape Horn during th?' Spanish-Ameri
can war. only arriving just in time
to participate in the hattie of Santi
ago, had much to do with hurrying
up the construction of. the canal. It
required the united efforts of all the
people of the country to furnish tho
money to carry on this gigantic work
to a success. But for its national
importance, it would not have been
undertaken by the government alone.
The upkeep of the canal will require
a deal of money, to say nothing of
guarding it. lt viii be many yenrs
before money received from lolls will
come near equalling the expense ta
maintain the canal ami provide a
sinking fund. Whether the remission
of tolls would be a subsidy or not ls
not worth while to argue. If we remit
the loll entirely to our coastwise ships
those owning them would get the bene
fit of (he nation's bounty and have
the enjoyment of special favors, which
in the very nature of tilings all the
people cannot have. This is thc p??i
icy of republican protection and the
democracy has declared that policy to
bo"*V?bbery."
"We bear much about a shipping
trust, but the most complete mono
poly in the United States nt this time
ls our-coaatwtae trade. Not a passen
ger or o pound of freight can be car
ried from one port to another in tho
United States except In tfn American
built ship. Our navigation laws need
mending as much, Indeed more, than
this law which we propose to repeal;
and I should gladly support an amend
ment to allow vessels built abroad and
purchased by our citizens to obtain
American registry, and enter Into our
coastwise trade. We created the
shipping trust by this favoritism. If
our people can buy Just as good ships
as wo can have built at home, far
cheaper, why riot allow them to do it?
(Continued on page 3.)
A SPLEND?l
CLE'MSC
! VEILED PROPHETS
ELECTED OFFICERS
I Barbecue Served In Field cf Cot
ton Feature At Rich
mond
UL Associated Press >
I 'li hliuiliil. Va . .lone ?. Al ?I- llr.-it
business session he-re imlay, the Sn
preine council <>i the Mys?te Order ol
i Veiled Prophet* of the Ihtchanlou
I Realm elected ollicersi lor (he -ti-uiiw.
j;-ar and selected Cul lalo. N. > .. as
Mn1 P.i|."i con ? "nt ion eily. The new
oillceis are ns follows.
limes! L Volgetiau. Iliiffalo. N V .
grand iiiomirch; W. ll. Snyder. tChnire,
i.V. V. Deputy tr.md monarch; Wil
liam .1. fro s Hersey City, grand cliief
justice; I K. Thompson. Worcester.
! Ma:;... |rraiid inflater of ceremonies;
I Charles \. Colton. Rochester. X. V..
I grand Ireasnrer; Sydnej H. Smith,
J l-Iuii'.Ilton, .v. v.. grand secretary; Hen
ry Pears. Cleveland. Ohio, grand keep
er of archives; Kdward S. Schmidt.
Washington. I>. <'.. grand orator: \.
II. 11 ut son. Columlms, Ohio, grand
capta ip or guard: .1. !\. Seahright.
Pittsburgh. I':'. . grand standard hear
er; l> K. Coo- ?"..ll River. Me;-,
gland marshal; ('liarles V. Wurdwell,
Rome, X V., grand alchemist; K
Ciaig Pelonze. Richmond, grand
steward.
There arc- ??holli I thousand dele
gates in attendance ?ind trey took part
In II spectacular burloiuie parade early
in the evening winding up nt Ihc \<-a
demy of M Hush- where, in secret > cr -
moulai session, seventy candidates
were initiated. There was a barbecue
at one of (hu local parks emly in thu
afternoon, served in a setting made to
represent a typical Southern cot toi.
held. This was followed hy n compe
titive drill on the grounds of the St.ile
capitol for the gold hiving cup.
Alter Hie cen menial session tonight
(here were "open ?ouse" sessions and
rool garden parties at the principal
hotels. .
REPORI~?^V5RS
JUDGE ll. SPEER
Surmise of Action cf the House
Committee on Georgia
Man
(Hy Associated Press.)
Washington, .lune 9.-Two reports.
lt is understood today, will lc sub
mited lo thc House judiciary commit
tee by the sub-coninilllce whh h In
vestigated charges of misconduct
against Emory' Speer. United Stales
district Judge for the Southern district
of Georgia, bul neither of them, ac
cording lo those iu close touch with
the case, will recommend Impeach
ment. The majority report will lie
signed hy Repr?sentant? Webb, of
Xort.i Carolina, and Pltzhenry of Il
linois. ?ind while it is expected lo hold
that tl e evidence as a whole does
not warrant Impeachment, will con
tain, i' 's said, detailed criticism i f
certain .leged nets of Judgi Speer.
Tin? minority repor? will be presented
hy Representative Volstead of Min
nesota, and probably v.'IU recan? .
mend without comment, Huit th' pro
ceedings ho dismissed.
The representatives are expected to
be submited to the judien.ir commit
tee on Thursday next, ?mi quick ac
tion is expected, KO that Hie recom
mendations ot the full comm ti ee wMI
come he.'ore the House lil* thia wooK
and he finally disposed of ai the pres
ent session.
Repr?sent?t i "es Webb and l-'ilvheii
ry today conferred .ig iin ou r I heir
report, which, it is K.ihl. w'tl take fn
charge in detail .tad cmhodv L?O'1
pages ol' I cst Inion*, and nr.riy SOO
pages of comment. ,
NFNATOR ALAN JOHNSTONE
Irreildent of the Hoard of Trustees of
Clemson College.
t ? '. .
) DAY
>N COLLEGE
COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES
TUESDAY ATTRACTED
MANY
A GREAT ADDRESS
The Class of Graduates This Year
Is Notable From the Number
Taking Agriculture
(Hy V.. W. Smoak.)
The oighleenib annual commence
! nienl ol Clemson college eu me tn a
I brilliant close yesterday, n wac free-,
ly si ?ii ?-ti by Pt nsidi ul Higgs ami
those in position lo judge thal (hts bas
been Hie most siiccesslul conn ...iCllient
exerciri ever conducted hy ibu col
lege. The uttcitdutiec 01 ...<. ..'.u.uui
ot I lie in: I lt ul ion Jin; been a record
breaker, as lias been the great crowds
of visitors. The Kreut est humor pre
vailed during Hie commencement ami
I nothing occurred lo mar the pleasure
of the occasion. There lias been no
accident not incident connected with
the pre. . nee ol' the great crowd , taut,
i will iii Hie least he regarded as re
I prehem-iblc.
j The work nf Hie college for the year
i jin t clos ?I has been o' the highest
'oilier. Tlie ollicers and teachers have
. glyeii tie ir beal to make Hie year a
.signal success, und their efforts have
'been seconded by the student body.
.As Col. Alan Johnstone remarked, tlie
?inemiiers of tee graduating class have,
kepi Hu- tali h and have done their
lie: : io maintain Hie rule? ami esprit
ide corps of Hie institution. Tlie same
lean lie said of the members of the
'other elas>:es.
I The eriiiei.'iu lias been mude that
. Clemson college while purporting lo
. be an agricultural college, hus been
'turning out more graduates for the
I other proles: ions than that of agricul
ture. Such criticism, if over correct,
?cannot be made ol' the present elusu.
I Ot Hie VS members io receive dtplo
jnias yesterday, 12 of them were grad
I mites of the course lu agriculture,
?while :'T ol them took the courte In
mechanical and electrical engineer
ing. - Five graduated in civil engl
nnuio|d|p p.iAia.i.u Jtioj pun 3UJJUOU
in the textll<> course.'
Yesterday's I'rogarm.
The program for the day began at
10:30 yesterday morning with music
by the cadet hand. Alter a selection
lind 1.II : 'di n d and the opening In
vocation pi 'ounced, President Riggs
\ ho presiden over Hie exercises, in
troduced President W. O. Thomson.
I). I)., l-l.. I)., of the nillo Slate Uni
versity, wini for nearly an hour held
his audience under tho spell of
his fervid oratory.
Senior Class Speakers.
Al the conclusion of Dr. Thomp
son's address Hie senior class speak
ers wire introduced. These young
gentlemen ute both gifted in (he arlu
of the speaker and their addresses
bhowed careful preparation and were
logical and forceful in reasoning.
Willi the confidence in themselves of
much older und mort! experienced or
ators, these young gentlemen were en
tirely unabashed as they faced the
large audience.
The subject chosen by Cadet R. A.
Hoyd, of Abbeville was "Why Pover
ty Prevails Amid the Greatest Abun
dance.' That of ?'adel T. C. Haddon
of Greenwood county was "Awakened
Youl li is tho Need ol Today." These
sp.he$ will be published in full
in au early issue of The Intelligen
cer.
t'llilirniuil Johnstone Speaks.
Senator Alan Johnstone, chairman
of Hie hoard ot visitors ot" the col
lege, congratulated the graduates up
on having finished their course in col
lege and assured tile fathers and mo
thers of these young men that they
hu ve kepi Hie faith and have mater
ially assisted the otbeers and faculty
of the college in carrying out their
plans ami Hie purposes of the col
lege. Ile bade the candidates to go
out in friendly rivalry with the alumni
of other institutions feeling Hint they
have nothing to fear and harboring
no Jealousy. Ile assured them that
lie believed thal they were as well
equipped as any graduates nf any
oilier college or university to meet tho
conditions existing in this State or tn
the nation. "The Board of Trastees
will walch with pride the progress
made by the members of this graduat
ing chus." said Mr. Johnstone. Ho
told them they had but to g forward,
following the examples ot their fa
thers, resting assured that heir re
ward will be ample and sufficient.
Diplomas Presented.
, At the conclusion of Chairman John
stone's address, the graduating class
were called upon the stage anti given
their diplomas by President Riggs.
As each nan;? was called th?i audience
applauded and at he conclusion tho
satisfaction and pleasure of the au
dience was "xpresHt rt by continued ap -
plause. Flowers and presents wore
showered upon the graduates.
Medals Presented.
Among the most pleasant events of
the day was the delivery of tho Trus
tees' and Norris' medals to tho win
ners. The Trustees' medal for the
hesi speaker from the literary so
cieties was won by Cadet Audley Hog
man Ward, one of the Palmetto liter
ary society, and presented in a neat
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