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Putnam County herald. (Cookeville, Tenn.) 1903-1922, December 21, 1911, Image 8

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Tlie; Done School
, Preliminary and Organization Term ' ;
for better farming and. intelligent home making will work a revolution
in utilizing the resources and awakening industrial interests and increas
ing commercial values. Send us your boys at once, and let us begin the
i work now. ".' " , . r ..' ' -'".,,
, -r-.' - Soon to be Occupied .:.
Location of Work
; For a short while, and until the elegant three story brick, on the Dixie
rnmnna nan Aoiinio tho srhnnl will he conducted in comfortable.
Vtuufua v.mj wwv.gs.', w - - ' )
though improvised, quarters, a large anu conuorwe awiy
near the City School Building will be used as an office and recitation room
for the Principal, and- as a dormitory for - young men, accommodating
about twenty for permanent lodging. ; ' " '
: , Organization and Courses of Study, . - , ..
A This folder is too limited to enter upon a discussion of the school or
ganization and the courses of study further than to say that the basic
ideas of the Dixie College organization will prevailnamely, an Acade-'
my, a Junior College, and a Senior College. . Students can gestodiesrm
almost any work of a college curriculum desired. Special work for teach
ers, including the State Reading .Circle Course wiHbe offered, v. And col- ;
leee credits will be granted for all the work which is efficiently done dur-
ing this term. All students should see tne taeuuy m ine omce me
rod Building and carefully work out a course of study and get "whatever
credits ou are really entitled to have from work already done...'
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' 1 :0 English Literatube, Moral Philosophy 1 r .
, , utt College, 1900 President Mont Vale College. 1901-7W ' ,' ,
t ,'. ( poat Graduate Work, University, of Chicago, 1908 ,'r '
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,! u''..V; A Dcnibnstration Farm- , ' 1
: Capt.f. P. Peck, Commissioner of Agriculture of the State of Tennes
see, recently met the Board of Directors of The Dixie School, the result
of which meeting was ah arrangement to begin the Work of a Demon
stration Station , immediately after the, openin of school 1 in 1912. The
Farm will be under the auBpices of the Dixie School, and the work will
be done by the students, those working their way in school. ' .The Direct
or and Instructor in Agriculture Will he furnfehed , by the Federal govern
ment.1 vThia fact alone rilt be wortl the price to the farQersJ and the :
farmer's boys. The pixie School administration feels that the movement
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- University of Nashville, 1902 West Nashville Hiffh School, 1902- ,
:. ' v , T..fhnr Htah chnnl. 1904-6; Cookeville City School, 1905-12 .
'. Expenses (
, Tuition for this, the opening term, will be only $3.50 per month, pay-,
able in advance, by cash or good note. Board can be secured at rates
' from $10.00 to $12.50 per moiith, in splendid homes. The Dormitory)
above mentioned will accommodate about twenty young men. A member, t
of the faculty will preside over the building constantly, which secures the
: best protection and saves expenses. ; Boys -will take their meals out at
private homes. If you have a son you would like to put in the care of ,
tho fflniltv both dav and nieht, let us know at once. - -
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CHARLES OLIVER CHISAM. B. S . A. Mathematics, .Science
Burritt College, 189S Principal Vei-del Normal College, 1896-97 t
- Graduate Student Valparaiso University, 1897-98
t j Principal Viola Normal College, 1900 , ,,.
Why Seek College Training? , r
.It is known that the earning capacity of college bred men and women
is about three hundred times greater than those who have no college ed
ucation. 'People with college training have several hurrdred chances to,
one to rise to eminence and distinction. Friendships formed in college
are as a rule, the best and of the most helpful character in after life.
Colleges are sources of mutual culture. The college is a means 01 seu
discovery, enabling the student to know what his powers are and what
couwe In 'life is;best forhim to pursue: Nothing in life can take the
place of the student's daily contact with earnest and cultured instructors.
a nnm and wholesome college atmosphere filled with the college spirit
appeals to the greatest there is jn a youth, and the inertia drives him to.
nobler ambitions and -purposes. Do you, my young friends, appreciate
and desire the powers- and privileges of, a liberal education? There is a
career of usefulness and success awaiting you. .The only difficult part of
"'Goineup" in life is in making up your mind tostart , -
The Dixie School enters the field of educational service, as an oppor
. .,t-u o Konafjr.t;nn td the country. ; Give us a chance
TiiniTV iji inn vim mi aiiu mm wa - m .,- ...
1 to help you in the upward struggle. 1 . - . ' :' '
fte'tiatioMl information, wnte oOljltarf FRESIDEfT '

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