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SCHOOLS LOCATED IN HENDERSON (Continued from page T>.) The school offers to a limited number of boys between the ages of 9 to 21 years thorough train ing in studies, conducting: that part of their education which falls between the primary grades and entrance to college. Its aims, however, are not limited merely To directing the mental growth <»f its students, but they include also a large personal interest in de velop.no- sound bodies and strong, man'v characters. FRIUTLAND INSTITUTE Although located a few miles from the city, Fruitland Institute, of which Spencer R. King. Jr., is principal, is closely identified with the city through its patronage and rdmi listrai ve officers, and it ex erts a pronounced influence upon the cultural life of the city. Oper ated under the auspices of the Eapt.st church and born of the conviction that '"The Soul of Fdu catio.'i is the Education of the Soul." the chief end of its "xist euce is to provide for the boys and I girls of the community education al and cultural advantages under positive religious influence. The wferK done is thorough and pains taking and the record made by j Fruitland graduates at higher in-! jstitutions of learning is an envia ble one. A large per cent of the public ! school teachers of Henderson) county have had the fine influ ence and advantages of Fruitland I Institute. CITY WELL KNOWN THROUGHOUT DIXIE Hendersonville is better known in the south, and especially in Florida, Georgia and South Caro-j Una, as a friendly mountain city! where thousands of people inj summer find their way for va-j cations, rest, recreation, and re-j cuperation. PUBLIC SQUARE LAND SOLD HUNTINGTON, Ind. — (UP). One-third of the public square! , of Mahon, once selected as the county seat of Huntington coun-j ty, has been sold at a sheriff's sale for $i»00. Mahon was the, first town to exist in this county.' POPULATION OF COUNTY IS 23,610 t Hendersoriville has a popula tion of 5063. The population of Henderson county is 23,610. The towns of Tuxedo, East Flat Rock, Bat Cave, Baifour and Fletcher are distributed in various parts of the county and have popula tions ranging: between 500 and 1000. RUNNING STREAM ON EVERY FARM Pure spring water bubbling from the mountainsides makes it possible for most of our farmers to have this water piped by grav ity or pumped by hydraulic ram or electrical energy into their homes. Every farm has fresh, running streams. Carrier pigeons are losing their speed, according to European bird lovers, who declare that the aver age flying time has dropped from 50 miles an hour to 40 or lower in the last few years. .4 Select Preparatory Boarding and Day School for Girls and Young Ladies t COURSES—Regular studies leading to diplomas for college entrance, also special in Art, Music, Expression, and Home Economics. EQUIPMENT—Home-like buildings . . . steam heated (with Iron Fireman con trol), single beds, two windows and two closets in each room. FACULTY—All college and university graduates. Experienced teachers, giv ing careful, individual attention. HOME LIFE—Cultured and refined. Careful supervision by registered nurse and teachers. ATHLETICS—Outdoor sports encour aged; splendid gymnasium. LOCATION—Most healthful section of United States. CLIMATE—Wonderful for growing strong bodies and agile minds. The winters in Hendersonville are better even than the summers. CUISINE—Two of the best cooks, under direction of trained dietitian. Only the best on our table. EXPENSES—$700 for board and tuition for entire session. Frequent Outings at Camp Greystone on Beautiful Lake Summit DAY STUDENTS RECEIVE THE SAME CAREFUL ATTENTION AS IS GIVEN BOARDERS When in Hendersonville, Come and See Fassitern, or for Catalogue, Address Dr. Joseph R. Sevier President Hendersonville, N« C. Box T -j .. i GIRLS, THIS IS THE LIFE! Thousands of girls as well as boys come to the Hendersonville are; each summer for p. period of education and recreation in camp. Th upper photo is a view loking out from Camp Greystone on Lak j Summit, six miles south of Hendersonville. Below is a group of Fa? i sifern school girls at the same spot. Horseback riding- is a popula . sport among winter and summer students in this section. ORGANIZED SUMMER CAMPS. DRAW THOUSANDS TO SECTION ! Booklet on Leading Insti tutions Available to Parents About 18 years ago a few or ganized camp* /or boy- »ind girls j were established in the moun tains of Western North Carolina (after such summer institutions had become very popular in .New ] England. The experiment proved jso succcssful that there are now about a hundred camps in ihis ; section. Henderson county has Severn? I outstanding- camps for boy's an.! j girls. Several thousand youni j>et> ' pie come to this section from var ious parts of the country to spend ' the summer in camp. I Summer camps for boys and i girls have made a very definite j place for themselves in the lives I of American families. After a ! winter of school mixed with I iai life, and the attendant distrac i tions, youth longs for the open spaces. Fiw parents can spate j the time to take their boys and j girls into the woods for a period I of living with nature, anil even when they have the time, rliey I cannot give the youngsters the i contacts they want with other boys or girls of their own age. S<> i the Organized Camp has come to I fill a definite need. Trained le'ul |ers offer to take the youth under i their supervision tor a period of i the vacation, and teach them how ! to know and appreciate nature. ^ - i i' IUIII cl v u111im i v in i i the coming of these youn.r folk I to Western North Carolina means ' thousands of dollars in the pockets jof the merchants, the farmer, and the truck grower. The summer camp is usually lo cated at a lake where water sports ; are taught and enjoyed. Every | boy and girl is tauirht to swim, t<> | row a boat and to paddle a canoe. (2tnil many of them are trained in life'saving tactics. Most of the cantos are well equipped with suitable buildings iand have sanitary sewage distri bution. The state board of health j very carefully examines the wa 1ter supply and sees that overy | thin? about the camp is safe and sanitary. Most camps have horseback J riding, with trained instructors to teach the young: people how to : manage a horse. i Archery and rifiery are enjoy ed in most camps, while tennis, i basketball and baseball are pop j ular sports. Nature study with ; hikes into the mountains are of fered, by all the camps. In -the gfrls' camps t they are taoerht to make baskets, to weave rugs, to make jewelry and other metal articles, and to carve and tool leather. One of the important feature of the .cummer ramp is the train in"- that the young peonle receive in self-control and self-expres sion. Ill most ease, they are awa; from home f«»i* the first time, an in romp learn to depend upoi themselves and make their owr decisions. The regular hab'ts, the variei expi'rises. the early hour for ?♦ tiring, and the splendid food it camp always sends :!• youngsters home strong and robust and read\ for the winter in school. .Most camns apnreeiate th value cf the sun, and see that tli campers secure a he.iithy coat of an. while guarding them again.-: the ;n»uiiou> effects of severe sunburn. The Chamber of Commerce o: Hendersonville ha- prepared an attractive, illustrated camp pro u.\"iis containing tie nances o: leading: camns which it will gladly nni! ro v.; t-of-t own-persons who contemplate plat ing a boy or girl in one of the local camps. YOU'LL NEED BED COVERING AT NIGHT HERE IN SUMMER Hendersonville's fine climate with a daily mean or average minimum temperature of #>1.1 degrees in July and August has an atmosphere that calls for com fortable sleep under covering at night, free from molestation of the malaria-carrying mosquitoes which do not survive at the alti tude of Ilendersonville in this latitude. SECTION HAS BEEN RESORT 100 YEARS Hendersonville has been very popular with summer tourist? since South Carolinians, mainly from i h«* Charleston section, found their way into the moun tain.-; by stage coach and estab lished the beautiful and elaborate Flat Rock estates move than 100> years ago. They were the pi«» neeiny tourists to this section who blazed the way which has been followed by thousands each summer since that time. ELECTRIC LINES IN COUNTY EXTENSIVE The power lines which extend over many sections of Hender son county make it convenient for farmers to have electrical jjower and lighting facilities ia their homes.