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building and maintenance of the said Clemson Agricultural College, in accordance with the purposes for which the said Land Scrip was donated by the Act of Congress in relation thereto.
Sec. 1039. The annual grant of fifteen thousand dollars, commonly known as the Hatch Bill fund, made to the State of South Carolina by the Congress entitled “An Act to establish agricultural experiment stations in connection with the colleges established in the several States under the provisions of an Act approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and of the Act supplementary thereto,” approved March 2d, 1887, shall be and hereby is, withdrawn from the control of the Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina, in whom it was vested by an Act entitled "An Act to amend Chapter XX. of the General Statutes, entitled 'Of the University of South Carolina, approved December 22, 1887; and the said grant of fifteen thousand dollars is hereby vested in the six members of the Board of Trustees of the Clemson Agricultural College of South Carolina chosen by the General Assembly; and an agricultural experiment station shall be established in connection with the said Clemson Agricultural College, and under the direction of the Board of Trustees thereof, to be supported by said grant according to the provisions of the Act of Congress hereinbefore mentioned.
Sec. 1310. The Department of Agriculture of this State, as heretofore constituted and provided for by law, is abolished, and also the office of Commissioner of Agriculture for this State.
Sec. 1311. All the powers, duties, rights and privileges heretofore vested in and exercised by the Commissioner of Agriculture and the Department of Agriculture of this State are hereby vested in and devolved upon the Board of Trustees of the Clemson Agricultural College of South Carolina, except that said Board shall not have any rights, powers or privileges in reference to or in connection with the management and control of the rights and interests of the State in the phosphate rock or phosphatic deposits in the navigable streams and marshes thereof.
Sec. 1319. All the privilege tax on fertilizers heretofore required to be paid to the Commissioner of Agriculture shall in the future be paid to the Treasurer of the State, subject to the order of the Board of Trustees of the Clemson Agricultural College of South Carolina; and so much of the money so received as shall be necessary to defray the expenses of the Board in performing the duties now by this Chapter devolved upon them shall be thus used, and the balance shall go to the said College, for its erection and maintenance.
Sec. 1320. A municipal corporation is hereby created, known as Clemson College, the limits of which shall consist of all the lands belonging to the said College and cover all the territory included in a circle formed with the Collec building as a center, with a radius of five miles, thus making the diameter of the circle ten miles, within which boundaries the jurisdiction of the corporation shall extend. No dispensary shall ever be located at Calhoun.
The General Assembly also passed the following law in reference to the appropriation made by Congress under the provisions of the Act approved August 30th, 1890:
Sec. 1299. All sums which shall be received by the State from the United States Government, under the provisions of the Act of Congress approved August 30th, 1890, entitled “An Act to apply a portion of the public lands to the more complete endowment and support of colleges for the benefit of agriculture and mechanic arts established under the provisions of an Act of Congress approved July 2d, 1862,” shall be equally divided between the Colored Normal and Industrial College and Clemson Agricultural College to the purposes specified in said Act.
Law Relating to the State Geologist SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, That a section be added to Article VI., under title “The State Geologist,” Civil Code of South Carolina, Vol. I., after Section 740, to be known as Section 740a. That the State Geologist furnish to Clemson Agricultural and Mechanical College as many duplicate specimens of minerals collected by him as may be practicable: Provided, Said College shall pay transportation charges.
Approved the second day of March, A. D. 1903.
AN ACT to provide for Beneficiary Scholarships in the Clemson
Agricultural College of South Carolina. Section 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, That there are hereby established and created one hundred and twenty-four (124) beneficiary scholarships in the Clemson Agricultural College of South Carolina, and each of said scholarships shall be of the value of one hundred dollars per annum, and shall be apportioned and distributed among the several Counties of the State in the same manner as the Members of the House of Representatives are apportioned, so that each County shall have as many scholarships as such County is entitled to Members in the House of Representatives.
Sec. 2. That the said scholarships shall be awarded by the State Board of Education, upon the recommendation of the County Boards of Education of the several Counties, to the most worthy and needy young men of such age as is fixed by the Board of Trustees of said College for other students, who shall have passed an approved entrance examination upon the common school branches and made at least sixty per cent. upon such examination; and preference shall be given to those young men who desire to take the agricultural course.
Sec. 3. The questions for such examinations shall be prepared by the President or some member or members of the Faculty of the said Clemson Agricultural College, under the direction of the President, and shall be forwarded to the respective County Boards of Education on or before the 15th day of July in each year, together with a statement showing the number of vacant scholarships to which each County is entitled; and the said County Board of Education shall hold the said examinations and thereafter read and grade the examination papers of all applicants and forward the same to the State Board of Education with their recommendations as to the award of the scholarships.
Sec. 4. That before applying for the said scholarships, applicants shall make proof under oath to their respective County Boards of Education, as required by law for scholarships in the South Carolina Military Academy, of their financial inability to attend college, before they shall receive from said Board permission to stand such examination.
Sec. 5. That scholarships shall be paid from the regular income of said Clemson Agricultural College as now provided by law, and shall each continue for the term of four years, or for such length of time as the beneficiary shall be able to maintain himself and comply with the rules of the College; and the said sum of one hundred dollars per annum shall be placed to the credit of each of said beneficiaries, and applied towards the payment of his board and other necessary school expenses.
Sec. 6. That this Act shall go into effect from and after the first day of July, A. D. 1904.
Approved the 25th day of February, A. D. 1904.
AN ACT to set apart and establish Christmas holidays for the State
institutions of higher learning in the State of South Carolina. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, That all the State Colleges shall suspend exercises for a period of not exceeding ten days, including the time required for going from and returning to said Colleges, said period to include Christmas day and New Years day.
Approved the 17th day of February, A. D. 1906.
Graduates 1896-1905 Below are given the occupations and addresses of the alumni, so far as ascertainable at the College, although in several instances, as indicated, these are not positively known. This preliminary and imperfect list is published here, however, in the hope that it may serve as an aid in the preparation of a complete record of all alumni from the time of graduation, which it is the purpose of the College to compile and publish from time to time in pamphlet form. Graduates, former students, and friends of the institution are requested to co-operate in making this record as nearly complete as possible and in the effort to keep it constantly up to date. The graduates themselves are specially urged to send notice promptly of all changes of occupation or address, promotions, honors, etc.
Information for this record should be addressed to Prof. A. G. Shanklin, Registrar, Clemson College, S. C.
[NOTE-Courses pursued are indicated hy initials in parentheses: A, agricultural; C, civil engineering; M, mechanical-electrical; T, textile. The numbers accompanying these show years of graduation.] ADAMS, W. G. (C ’00), Locating Engineer, with S. & W.
Ry. Co., Bristol, Va.-Tenn.
City Schools, Marion, S. C.
Autun, S. C.
Soils, Dep’t of Agri., Marion, Ala.
Charlotte, N. C.
BARNWELL, W. M. (M '03), Southeastern Tariff Associa
tion, Birmingham, Ala. BARRE, B. H. (M ’02), Farming, Batesburg, S. C. BARRE, H. W. (A '05), Student, Uni. Neb. BARRETT, A. R. (T '02), Chicora Cotton Mills, Rock Hill,
S. C. BEATY, J.T. (C'03), Liddell Mfg. Co., Charlotte, N. C. BEATY, W. S. (T '05), Orr Mill, Anderson, S. C. BLACK, W. E. G. (M_03), with F. L. Bryant, Spartanburg,
S. C. BLAINE, J. MELVILLE (A '96), Swift & Co., Montgomery,
Ala. BLEASE, J. W. (M '01), Electrician, Piedmont Electric &
Con. Co., Anderson, S. C. BOINEAU, C. E. (T '03), Teacher, Columbia, S. C. BOULWARE, GEORGE P. (A ?96), Farming, Newberry, S. C. Bowen, John T. (M ’96), Draftsman, Newport News Ship
building Co., Newport News, Va. BOYKIN, E. B. (A '02), Department of Agriculture, Wash
ington, D. C. BOYKIN, L: E. (A ’05), Law Student, and Secre.ary to
Senator Latimer, Columbia Univ., Washington, D. C. BRADFORD, J. L. (C '03), Chief Draftsman, Seaboard Air
Line Railway Co., Portsmouth, Va. BRADLEY, J. TATE (M '96), Farmer, Troy, S. C. BREAZEALE, JAMES FRANK (A '96), Chemist, Bureau of
Soils, Dept. of Agriculture, Washington, D. C. BROCKMAN, E., JR., (A '02), Clerk, Hotel Argyle, Charles
ton, S. C. BRODIE, J. (T ’05), In charge dyeing plant, Huntsville, Ala. BROWN, E. F. (M '04), Bell Telephone Co., Columbia, S. C. BROWN, J. H. (T '02), Merchant, Mountain Rest, S. C. BROWNE, D. OSCAR (A '98), Sec.- Trea. Peoples Oil & Fer
tilizer Co., Anderson, S. C. BRYAN, ARTHUR Buist (A '98), Assist. Professor of Eng
lish, Clemson College, S. C. BRYAN, S. G. (A '04), Supt. Alderman's Stock Farm,
Alcolu, S. C. BRYANT, FRED L. (M '96), Consulting Engineer, Spartan
burg, S. C.