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Handbook, 1909
			

 22                   Hand Book 1909.

              Extracts from Report of 1909.
   Number of Departments .................................  7
   Number of Professors .................................. 15
   Lecturers ............................................. 30
   Number of Students Enrolled ...........................357
   Number Graduated in 1908 .............................. 11
   Total Number of Graduates in its History .............. 58

   The following courses are comprehended in Western
University: Subnormal, normal, classical, college prepara-
tory.
   The State industrial courses are as follows: Architec-
tural and mechanical drawing, carpentry, blacksmithing,
printing and bookkeeping, dressmaking, plain sewing and
millinery, tailoring, business, shorthand and typewriting,
cooking, domestic science, laundering, farming and truck
gardening; and in music, piano, pipe organ, harmony,
voice culture and brass instruments. Special training is
given in elocution and oratory.
     Dr. W. Decker Johnson, Our First Educational
                        Secretary.
   Though our educational system emanated from the clear
and cultured brain of the late President S. T. Mitchell, it
was first launched by the interesting and weird Doctor
William Decker Johnson, now deceased; both good men,
both interested deeply in study and moral culture. Pro-
fessor J. R. Hawkins, the present incumbent of the office
of Secretary of Education, is third in order.
  We take this matter up here in order to record in the
Handbook the death of that interesting man, Rev. William
Decker Johnson, D. D., L. L. D., who departed this life
in Athens, Ga., -----, 1909; aged, 68 years, leaving a
widow and seven children, most of whom are grown. He
was at the time of his death a member of the South Carolina
Conference; his last appointment being Aiken. Dr.
Johnson was a Connectional character. He had on two
occasions received a liberal vote for the office of Bishop.
He was a graduate of Lincoln University.  As a minister




			
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Handbook, 1909


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