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COLONEL F. N. K. BAILEY, Superintendent
A MILITARY INSTITUTION
with the experience and prestige of
The Institute has splendid new
brick buildings with modern equip
ment-equal, if not superior, to any
boys' school in the South-includ
ing steam heat, improved electric
lights, ample toilet facilities and
shower baths and hot and cold run
ning water in every room. The lo
cation is beautiful, being an elevated
tract of ten acres just inside the
city limits and overlooking the city
and surrounding country. The
campus and drill grounds are ex
ceptionally fine and well adapted to
the uses of the school.
The arrangement of the buildings,
the courses of study, and the plan
of the work are the outgrowth of
3ears of successful experience of
The constant aim has been the
health, comfort, training, and in
struction of boys and young men.
The school produces manly men
physically, mentally, morally, and
spiritually. "We believe that the
best product of the most advanced
civilization is an educated Chris
The personnel of the Faculty de
termines the quality of a school.
There must be strong, manly, Chris
tian character, thorough education
and successful experience in man
aging and teaching boys. We be
lieve that these terms describe the
Faculty of Bailey Military Institute
which is composed of ten compe
We make a careful study of
every cadet's health, disposition,
character, tendencies, and then ap
ply the methods that will develop
him along the most desirable lines.
The development of the student is
followed throughout his course in
the Institute. He is trained and
taught as a son in an environment
that is conducive to the most desir
able results, and free from distract
ing and neutralizing influences.
The Superintendent, his family,
two other members of the Faculty
and their families, and five unmar
ried professors live in the dcr.ni
We endeavor to place around the
j cadets the maximum amount of
The school is selected, the cadets
being limited to the number that
may receive individually the care of
the Faculty aud officers.
Education has been defined as:
"A debt due from parent to child."
Of course you intend to pay this
debt. The only point that is worry
ing you is the medium to be used.
Let us advise you here, for wc have
loved and taught and trained many
boys. You want your boy to grow
into a strong, manly man, a man
trained to overcome obstacles, and
to make the most of the talents en
trusted to him. We know this to
be your wish; and we have devel
oped a system of training that, un
der normal conditions, guarantees
the fulfilment of your desire. This
system has as its foundation the
military system in use at West
Point. On this foundation has been
erected, by means of many years'
experience with Southern boys, a
system which makes for success in
the after life of your boy.
Discipline is the cornerstone of
the structure. There are, we know,
varying ideas of "discipline." The
word as we ust it means simply
THE HABIT OF OBEDIENCE
to constituted authority- Not mere
ly obedience but the cheerful and
unquestioning HABIT of obedience.
This discipline when backed by the
military spirit which permeates our
every department accomplishes al
most miracles. And over and above
all, we assure you that you will not
have to DRIVE your boy. A few
month with us will make him want
The Military Dep't
The military feature is invaluable
in the training of boys. It teaches
readiness, promptness, obedience,
self-control. It induces erectness
of body, correct carriage, neatness,
self-respect. This is its object, and
The Military Department of the
school is conducted as nearly as
possible after the methods in use at
West Point, without partaking of
their more rigid and unsympathetic
features. There are dailv drills,
frequent inspections, parades, and
all duties and ceremonies that go to
make up the routine work of a mili
tary post. .
During the whole of the year the
quarters of the cadets are under
special and frequent inspection
each day, and there is weekly a full
dress inspection, at which time both
the (planers of the cadets and the
cadets themselves are carefully in
spected by the Commandant, Maj.
W. D. Workman. At the frequent
formations each day the clothing,
shoes, et?.*., of the cadets are in
spected, so that it is next to impos
sible for a cadet to present other
than c neat personal appearance.'
The Institute is recognized by
United States Government and is
supplied by the- War Department
with full Military Equipment simi
lar to that issued to the best Military
Colleges and Schools of the South.
Special recognition by the War De
partment is shown by the detail of
an "Active Officer" of the Regular
Army, Lieutenant Geo. C. Bowen,
20tb Infantry U. S. A.
No better location for a school
boy could be found than the city
ol Greenwood. The city is noted
for its healthfulness. It is remark
ably free from contaminating influ
ences. It has never licensed the
sale of intoxicants, and the laws
arc enforced. It has many large
ch arches and able preachers. It
has eminent physicians and special
ists. It has unsurpassed railroad
connections. The people are noted
for the^r high moral, social and
spiritual tone, and they possess en
terprise and enthusiasm for high
ideals that are contagions.
The expenses are moderate.
We invite your consideration of
th?; merits of the school.
The enrollment during the session
just closed was 192 cadets, the
largest in the history of the institu
tion Fifty-one others who were
late in forwarding their applications
were unable to be entered, and were
compelled to go elsewhere.
If you contemplate patronizing
the Bailey Military Institute, it is
important that application b^ made
at as early a date as practicable.
The twenty-fourth session will be
gin September 24th.
The handsome illustrated cata
logue will be mailed to any oneBwho
Bailey Military Institute, Greenwood, S. C.
Office No. 61.
Residence, No. 17.
Wednesday, Sept. 9th.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL,
Rev. E. C. Bailey will preach at
" Johnston this Sunday.
Mrs. W. D. Onzts of Elmwood
was amona the visitors in Edge
Miss Lucile Dukes of North Au
gusta is the guest of Miss Julia
Miss Mary Anderson of Ed is to
1*1 and in the guest of Miss Marion
Rev. R. G. Shannonhouse has re
turned from a visit to his father
Miss Blanche Treakle. was the
guest of Mrs. H. H. Sanders last
Miss Edith Pierce of Greenwood
is here visiting her aunt, Mrs. J. H.
Mrs. W. D. Ready of Johnston
spent several ?lays here last week
visiting her mother, Mrs. Sadie Hill,
and sister, Mrs. S. B. Nicholson.
Miss Clara M an gum, a very at
tractive young lady ot' Grovetown,
Ga., was the guest of Mrs. Sallie
Brooks Moseley last week.
Mr. J. D. Hughey of the Reho
both section spent Sunday in Eden
field and worshipped with the Bap
Mrs. Allen T. Samuel and her
little son, have returned to Edge
field after spending several weeks
with Mr. Samuel in Sumter.
Mrs. Israel Mukashv returned
Saturday from New York where she
spent the past three months with
Mrs. Milton Parker will soon be
gin the erection of a commodious
residence ou the lot adjoining that
of Mr. W. C. Lynch.
Stetson Hats at
F. G. Mertins, Augusta, Ga.
Send me the money and I wil
buy you a bale of cotton. N
L. T. May.
Miss Leila Roper of North Au
gusta was among the recent visitor
in Edgetield. She was the guest o
Miss Margaret May while here.
Miss Lillian Smith has gone t<
Griffin, Ga., to resume her dutie
as teacher in the high school o
The attractive new Lynch resi
dences are practically complete
They easily rank among the mosi
desirable homes in Edgetield.
Mr. and Mrs. John Fitzmaurice
Miss Kathrine Fitzmaurice, .Messrs.
George and Bernard Fitzmaurice
were guests of Dr. and Mrs. J. S.
Byrd early in the week.
Mr. W. E. Byrd of Pleasant
Lane has been elected night mar
shall of the town, and will make a
faithful officer. His friends have
welcomed him very cordially to
Cotton pickers along with every
body else are feeling the effects of
the war. The prevailing price seems
to be thirty cents per hundred,
which is all that can be paid at the
present price of the staple.
The building committee of the
Baptist church made a complete
financial report at the conference
Sunday morning which showed that
the handsome new structure when
completed, includi ig the j ipe organ,
will cost about *?: UGO.
As the graded school and High
School will open next Monday, the
boys and girls will soon have to
gather up their books that have
been scattered about the house dur
ing the summer vacation.
fcOJl REN T: Residence of seven
rooms and pantry, near High School.
Well on back piazza, and all neces
sary outbuildings. Possession ?iven
early in September. Apply to J. L.
M i ms.
Young Man Would You Marry
If Suited?-Many beautiful In
dian girls in Okla, who own rich
oil and farming lands that are look
ing for husbands. Information fur
Mrs. M. D. Smith,
Box 5!)7 Muskogee, Okla.
The sad news has reached Edge:
field of the death of Mrs. Martha
Strom of Gilgal community. A
more extended notice will be triven
A meisage from Clark's Hill an
nounces that for the past few days
Miss Lula McKie has had as her
guest two very charming young la
dies, Miss Hessie Arve, of Madison,
and Miss Minnie Lee of Atlanta.
Cotton insured ?40.00 per bale
at ."?onr house, 5Gc per bale 3
months, 70c bale 4 months, &4o, per
bale 5 months, 98c per bale 6
months. Optional with company to
replace cotton or pay the insurance.
E. J. Norris.
If you wish to use cotton as cash
bring it along, we will allow 9c per
bale in trade. Pay balance in cash
at the ruling price that day, pro
vided you trade as much as $25.00
per bale or more. This offer lasts
only for a few days.
The Corner Store,
W. H. Turner, Prop.
The old 96 district chapter D. A.
R. will hold its next monthly meet
ing at the home of Mrs. J. H. Al
len on Tuesday September 15, at
at 4:30 o'clock p. tn. All are re
quested to attend promptly.
Agatha A. VVoodson,
Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Rives are at
home in Ed ireh" eld after a delightful
trij) to Baltimore and New York.
Mrs. Rives is most cordially wel
comed to Edgefield again, having
been so kindly remembered as Miss
Lois Cain, a student and member of
the faculty of the South Carolina C< - ,
Educational Institution for several
years. Mr. Rives makes most fa
vorable report of buying in the New
York markets, the staple goods be
ing very little in advance. Many
of his purchases are now being ad
J. H. Cantelou Elected Master.
In the second primary J. H. Can
telou was elected Master In Equity
over Mr. Albert Nicholson, Mr.
Cantelou receiving 897, and Mr.
Nicholson 747 votes.
The Thornhill carries the strong
est guarantee eyer given a farm
wauon. They have to make good or
the Thornhill wagon Co. will.
Wilson & Cautil JU. I
Revival at Trenton.
I have never seen Trenton so
stirred for a better life. Many
church members have been revived
and three joined the Methodist
church by profession: W. VV. Mil
ler, Clifton Pruitt and Sam Pruitt;
and one by certificate, J. A. Clarke.
Rev. T. G. Herbert was a great
blessing to the community.
J. R. Walker.
The Adams building, to which an
addition has just been made is a de
cided ornament to the public square.
It is a great pity that the idea of
making the commercial buildings
artistic and attractive did not take
hold of Edgefield several decades
ago. Had that been the case, instead
of the plain red brick buildings, the
public square would now be sur
rounded by ornamental structures.
There is something worse than war
notwithstanding Sherman's defini
tion, and that is to be afflicted with
three carbuncles at one time. That
has been the editor's plight for the
past week. We are unable to walk,
sit ur lie with only a degree of com
fort, but doubtless some readers of
The Advertiser will think it ?3 a
fine thing when an editor reaches a
state in which he can't lie. Owing
to our painful indisposition we
trust thal the readers will overlook
the shortcomings of this issue. Stop
worrying abc ut the European war
and seven cents cotton and thank
the Lord that it is as well with you
as it is.
As a preparition for war or
peace, life or death, time or eterni
ty, let us all lay aside one hour, at
teast, in each day and take ourselves,
our family and our country apon
our hearts, meet at the Methodist
church and hear some gospel
preaching by brother Herbert. Of
coni>e if we cannot go because it is
not "my church" then don't go, be
cause such a soul is too small io
save. Let us all get calm, forget
our troubles and get together. This
is a fine time to get our young peo
ple serious and the old ones soft. If
yon fall in line now you will enjoy*
these services. E. C. ii. ?
Rev. T. G. Herbert.
Don't fail to bear Rev. T. G
Herbert nt Methodist church. Don't
fail to pray and work. Services dai
ly at church at 4 and 8, except Sat
urday. Services Saturday in court
house at 12 and 4. On Saturday
night at 7:30 the pastor will hold
service at mill chapel. Three meet
ings Sunday at ll, 4 and S. Chil
dren's service at 4. Meeting is to
continue into next week.
Result of County Elections for
Plum Branch. 80 25
Clark's Hill. 7 13
Hibler. ll 33
Edgefield. 1 2
Pleasant Lane_ 6 5
Rehoboth. 21 13
Edgefield. 2 0
Pleasant Lane_ 23 47
Meeting Street- 57 4'J
The above is incomplete, but ful
lest informations to be obtained be
fore going to press.
Miss Mary Eva Hite, Inspector
of Rural Schools is spending some
days in Edgefield county having
visited or to visit twelve of the
schools and communities. On Tues
day she was at Griffis mill where a
picnic dinner was held and after the
men had cast their ballots they had
the pleasure ot' listening to Miss
Hite on this important work or de
veloping the rural schools of South
Carolina. On Saturday night at iJ
o'clock Miss Hite will address the
patrons of the High School and
graded school at the Methodist
church. Let everybody atten.l.
- Satisfaction, your money back or
a new wagon, that's the gist of the
guarantee that goes with every
Wilson & Camelon.
Good Time at Cold Spring, x
On Friday night Misses Lydia
and Mamie Holmes entertained in
honor of their cousin, Mita Birdie
Boyd of Georgia.
About ]? guests assembled in the
parlor and mu>ic was rendered on
violin and guitar by Messrs. Levi
and Charlie Richard Holmes. After
the music ice cream was served and
enjoyed by all. Time passed alto
gether too quickly; all had a good
time, and hope there will soon be
U. D. C. Meeting.
On Tuesday afternoon at the hos
pitable home of Mrs. Frank War
ren between Edgefield and John
ston, Mrs. Jeff Wright and Miss
Rhett Warren were hostesses for
I the first fall meeiing o? the local
chapter U. D. C. About thirty-five
ladies were in attendance, and the
occasion was gieatly enjoyed.
The program was specially inter
esting, the keynote being the monu
ments of the south. On this subject
Mrs. W. S. Cogburn read a most
appropriate article on the monu
mental spirit of the south, and Mrs.
Stevens' address delivered at Ar
lington was read by Mrs. R. A.
Marsh. After this had been enjoyed,
Mrs. Tillman talked very interest
ingly of several references made in
the address to monuments she had
seen in ber recent visit abroad. A
poem on "Our southern dead" was
read by Mrs. Wright.
Mrs. P. M. Feltham presided at
this meeting, but to the regret of
the chapter, she found it necessary
to tender her resignation, having
decided to spend the coming win
ter in Greenville. Mrs. J. H. Nich
olson was elected president, Miss
Mamie Lake historian and Mrs.
Lovick Smith, corresponding sec
Most tempting and delightful re
fresh merits, cream and varied kinds
of cake were served by Misses Ruth
DeLoach, Lizzie and Kittie Warren
ind Lizzie White.
Just received a car of Thornhill
Wiison & Camelon.
Thornhill wagons are not quite
as expensive as some others, but
will wear like steel.
Wilson & Cautelou.