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The weekly banner. (Athens, Ga.) 1891-1921, March 17, 1911, Image 3

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the Banner, Friday morning, march 17, 1911. E Fourteenth Conference for Education in the South Will be Held in Jack- sonville. The fourteenth Conference for Ed Mention in the South will be held at Jacksonville, Fla., April 19, 20 and 21 The general theme of the Conference will he the bettet adaptation of edu intion to life and especially to the niral life of the South—a continua lion and intensification of the theme <if the conference held at Little Rock hist April. The first meeting of the conference will be on Wednesday morning, the last on Friday evening, thus giving six general meetings and three afternoons for the round table 1 onference, which have become a very important feature of the conference. One of the genera[ meetings will J>e given to a discussion of rural coop eration. It is expected that the Unt ied States Minister to Denmark, Hon orable M. F. Egan, will discuss rural co-operation In Denmark.- Dr. H. B. Krissell will discuss rural co-operation in Ireland, as worked out by Sir Hor ace Plunkett. Dr. John Lee Coulter, of the University of Minnesota and United States Bureau of Agricultural Statistics, will discuss rural co-opera tion in the United States. Another meeting will be given to a discussion of the re-direction of ele mentary education. It is expected that Dr. Paul Ritter, the Swiss Minis ter to the .United States, will tell of 1 lie adaptation of elementary educa tion to life In Switzerland. Count Moltke, the Danish Minister to the I'nited States, will tell of the adapta tion of education to life In Denmark. The Scandinavian folk high school, which has done so much for the ad vanced rural development of Den mark, Norway, Sweden ,and Finland, sill be described by Dr. John C. Bay c! Chicago, who has an Intimate knowledge of the work of these schools. Miss Jessie Fields, superin undent of the public schools of Pago county, Iowa, will discuss the adapta tion of rural schools to rural life In that country. Miss Fields has made a national reputation by her work in this line. Another general meeting will devoted to a discussion of sanitation in the public schools and in the home. The subject will be discussed by Dr. -I. N, Hurty, State Health Commis sioner of Indiana, and others. Another meeting will be devoted to the re-direction of higher education and Its adaptation to Country life. The phases of this topic will be discussed by Chancellor David C. Barrow of the University of Georgia; Mr, Harry Hodgson, Athens, Ga., and others. The second morning meeting will he given to the conference of state su perintendents and the story of the progress of public education In the states during the last year. There will also be a- discussion of the pro gress of school Improvement work of the several states. Besides the annual address of the president of the conference, Mr. Robt. C. Ogden, there will he special ad- dreases by United States Commission er Elmer Ellsworth Brown, and other prominent educators and civilians. There will be two large round table conferences on agriculture and one on better rural home life. To these, representative farmers from all the Southern states have been Invited. There will also be round table confer ences on the city school, on rural co operation, on the church and rural life, on the press and what It can do 10 help rural life, on town and village improvement, and on other subjects directly connected wittr the problem of rural uplift. Many Southern edu cators, statesmen and business men will take part In these conferences iind In the programs of the general meetings. This conference differs from othet educational conferences In that It Is not wholly or chiefly a teachers’ asso ciation. It Is made up of men and women of all professions and all walks of life, who are Interested In the development of this section, and who believe It can be done through l etter education. And all such are heartily invited to attend and take hart In Its proceedings. The trip to Jacksonville at this time will be especially enjoyable. The rail roads have annual rates, and the ho tel accommodations will be ample and the prices reasonable. Spring opening at our store means something. It means that ttLsaJMEdOKb- wt you will find authentic spring shades and styles which alluring springtime demands. It means ([that you will find a reliable quality of merchandise. When we first mark our goods we put the low price on them. At our store you do not have to wait until you no longer have much use for your clothes, in order to buy them at a reasonable price. We make reasonable prices in the beginning. ANNOUNCEMENT Our Millinery Opening will start Tuesday and continue through the week. You are cordially invived to attend. READY TO WEAR DEPARTMENT Grand display of spring Suits in all the new models. Suits, dresses auto coats and skirts of every kind. Visit this department and see the new things on display. FHRIL YESTERDAY OF IS. CRETIGOS Sister of Messrs. Victor and Pete Petripol Buried in Oconee Cemetery. (From Sunday's Banner.) Yesterday afternoon from the resi dence of Mr. Pete Petropol on South Jackson street occurred the funeral of Mr*. Rosa Cretkos, Rev. M. A. Jenkena, pastor of the First Baptist church, conducting the ceremony in a most impreaalre manner. The choir, composed of Mrs. Lampkln, Miss <larebold, and Messrs. Huggins and Von der Lleth, sang sweetly several Silks and Trimmings We have just received some new patterns in foulards with beautiful borders, and are displayed in all the new shades. Our trim ming department was never so complete. We invite your inspection. 36 in. bordered foulards in dress pattern lengths, 10.00. 27 in. shower-proof foulards in dress pattern lengths of 12 yards, regular $1 silk, per pat tern 10.50. 27 in. japonika silks in all shades 39c. 27 in. beaded nets, all colors; just the ma terial for overdraperies, per yard 1.00. 36 in. black messaline satin, per yard 1.00. 36 in. japonika silk, in Dolly Varden pat terns, suitable for foundations, per yard 50c. Wash Goods Every day brings us somethig new in wash fabrics, and we are showing the greatest col lection of wash goods ever shown in Athens, in all colors and in every weave. 27 in. check voile, per yard 25c. White Serge Suits $12.50 to $25 In all styles and qualities, strictly hand tailored, lined with peau de chine and mes saline satin. Foulard Dresses $7.50 to $35 Made of best quality messaline and shed- water foulard, lBtest models, in all colors and at all prices; the largest and most varied assortment of dresses ever displayed here. Wash Goods 27 in. silk stripe voile in champagne, blue, gray and black, per yard 35c. 27 in. satin finish prunella cloth in blue and pink, per yard 25c. 27 in. stripe rep, all colors, per yard 15c. 40 in. bordered foulards in the new Bul garian colors, per yard 25c. 32 in. Anderson zephyr ginghams, in all styles, fast cojors, 15c. 27 in. cotton foulards, beautiful assortment of patterns, per yard 25c. White Goods Department We wish to calljyour attention to some ex ceptionally good values in this department. - 29 in, fine quality of rep, worth 15c per yard 10c. s - 32 in. linen rep, worth 25c, per yard 19c. 27 in. Dimity in assorted checks, regular 15c value, per yard 10c. 29 in. Flaxon checks, sells everywhere for 25c, per yard 15c. Evening Gowns of marquisette, chiffon cloths, messaline satins and nets, in all shades; over 100 styles to select from; well made and daintily trimmed in the latest Parisian fashion; $7.50 to $50.00. Auto Coats Made of excellent quality of pongee and silk rep; well tailored and trimmed in the latest styles; 12.50 to 25.00. White Goods Department 27 in. Madras, just the weight for shirts and tailored waists, 25c grade for 18c. 36 m. SeaJsland Nainsook, per bolt of 12- yards $2.00. 36 in. Pajama checks, per yard 10c. 48 in. Lingerie, slightly damaged, 5oc grade for 25c. Special From All Departments We hava the largest and finest assortment of ladies hand bags ever displayed in Athens. We bought the lot cheap and are offering them about half actual value. All the new styles $1 to $10. New waist made Marquisette and Chiffon cloth embroidered in Bulgarian colors, $5 to $16.50. Childrens ginghams, percales and Madras dresses, in all styles and sizes $1 to $3.50. Ladie’s Black Petticoats made of good quality of heather bloom, full width and well made $1.00. 31 in. cotton* Crepe in all colors per yd 20c. □□a mw hymns. The pallbearers were Messrs. J. H. DorseyS J. W. Watson, J. B. Anchors, M. R. Huff, James Bulloch end J. B. Blanchard. The Interment took place in Oconee cemetery, the Ht tie two weeks Infant, whose death occurred a day before Us moiher's, being burled with the mother. It would be a real nice thing for a southern democrat to be elected pres ident. Just for a change, you know. HOHHOngininqaHaHni fW MRS. JOS. I. LONG DIED YESTERDAY (From Sunday’s Banner.) Yesterday morning at 8:30 o’clock occurred the death of Mrs. Joseph II. Iayng at her residence, 171 Park ave nue, In this city. She bad been 111 for several weeks. She Is survived by one son, Mr. Ilarry W. Long, who la In the employ of the street railway cpmpany, and by one sister, Mrs. S. Cook, whose home Is in Atlanta. The funeral will take place this afternoon at the home at 3 o'clock, the serviced to be conducted by Rev. S. J. Cart- ledge, pastor of the Prince Avenue Presbyterian church. The remains will leave on the evening train for Douglassvllle, where the Interment Is to lake place tomorrow arternoon Mrs. Long bad been living In Atb ens for only a few months, but she made many friends here, who valued her for her Christian character and many womanly traits. • !.ct Athens provide several play grounds for the children of the city. There is no batter way In which a reasonable sum of money could be spent. . JAS.M. SMITH A VERY SICK MAN (From Sunday’s Banner.) The friends of Col. James M. Smith will regret to know that be Is quite III at bis home at Smlthsonla. Dr. W. A. Carlton, of this city, spent most of the day yesterday with Mr. Smith and reports that the big tar mer, while not now In n dangerous condition. Is quite a sick man. Athens now has plenty of electric power and the manufacturers of the country who are looking for new kites and new fields of Investment would do well to turn their eyee In this direc tion. We hare unexcelled advenlegee to offer.