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SHE HAD ENOUGH.--A pretty schoolmistress told a For larger salaries or change of location, address Teachrather amusing story at her boarding house recently. She ers

' Co-Operative Association, 70 Dearborn St., Chicago asked one of her classes to put the nouns "boys," "bees," Orville Brewer, Manager. and "bears" into a sentence. The scholars thought intently for a few moments, when one ragged youngster, with

Query Column. a look of victory on his face, raised his hand. "Well, Johnny," said the teacher, "what is your sen

ANSWERS. tence ?" "Boys bees bare when they go in swimmin'."

57. Analyze, The teacher did not call on any more of her class.-Bos- "Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? There is ton Traveller.

more hope of a fool than of him."

thou | The Senior class at the Normal school at Cedar Falls Iowa, will consist of 150 or more persons to get diplomas

his seest man wise | in conceitown There

| more Depauw University will hold a summer school begin

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this year.

The Cheyenne High School, Wyoming, enrolls more boys than girls, and has a graduating class of fifteen boys and one girl.

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1 of him In the second member, subordinate clause, both hope, the subject, and is, the predicate, are understood.

Three hundred boarding students have registered at Shippensburg. Quite a number who are detained by an

QUESTIONS TO BE ANSWERED. eight-months' term are yet to come. The faculty has been increased to the extent of four members.

62. A pole 100 feet high stands upon a level plane. The new gymnasium is under roof and ground for the The bottom diameter is 12 inches and the top 4 inches. ladies' dormitory was broken Monday, April 2.

Upon the top of this pole a brass ball 4 feet in diameter is placed. Upon the centre of this ball stands a man 5 feet

high from the bottom of his feet to his eye. Now suppose The semi-annual meeting of the trustees of the American University was held May 2, at the Arlington Hotel. Among ference of the ball and is extended to the ground; what dis

a line is drawn from his eye so that it touches the circumother gifts of the past three months special recognition

tance from the pole will the line strike? was made of the contribution of $100,000 by a lady of New York, whose name is not announced. It was uuanimously voted that, in view of the fact that sufficient funds

63. A carpenter made a mallet 6in. long and fin. in are now in hand to justify the opening of a department of diameter for the handle; what were the solid contents of the

diameter. He then bored a hole through it, 2 inches in history, that two buildings-a hall of history and a hall of

part bored out ?

G. administration—be begun as soon as additional funds sufficient to complete them shall have been secured in cash

64. When do we say fish, and when fishes? and reliable pledges.

Also, when do we say coal and when coals ? S.


The New York City board of education will have a shortage of $40,000 on its school appropriation this year.

65. Is there a special name for an adverb that modifies a phrase?


Kansas City, Mo., has just dedicated a new high school In answer to two other queries we would say that the o building costing $85,000. The school has more than in Gen. Coxey's name is pronounced as in ox. 1,000 pupils.

Berea College is located at Berea, Ky.


which Hawaii holds in the Pacific. An interesting glimpse of the Hawaiian Islands is afforded by Alice Walbridge Gulick, an American lady long resident in the Islands, in an article in the same number. Boih articles are admirably illustrated.


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