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8. Read extracts from books before the class, and relate Is the adopted course of study followed? incidents pertaining to the lesson.

Are the out-houses in good condition? 9. Give frequent exercises in written work on review. Are they free from obscene writing or pictures?

10. Finally, do not burden the learner with dates and Are there separate out-houses for boys and girls?
unimportant events.-- BELLE COLE, Contra Costa Co., Cal. Is the school ground tenced?
-Pacific Educational Journal. Is the fence in good condition?

Are there trees planted on the school ground?
A Good Idea.

How is the school supplied with water?

What suggestions did you make to the teacher or to the
W. B. Turner, superintendent of Spokane county, school?
Wash., sends out blanks containing the following questions
to the school officers of his county:

Educational Intelligence.
Is the teacher punctual in calling and closing school?
Do pupils come in promptly at call of school?

Dr. Richard H. Lewis has built a school house on his Do pupils enter and leave the room in an orderly man- lot on King Street, Kingston. He has a select school. ner?

Mrs. R. Lewis assists in the literary department.
Do pupils ask where lessons are after call of school?
Do they obey signals promptly?

Professor Drummond, in his first lecture at Chicago Do they recite in a natural tone of voice?

University comes out very plainly in favor of the DarwinDoes the teacher speak in a natural tone?

ian theory of evolution. Are the pupils attentive during recitations?

Does the teacher make the questions so simple that the Mr. J. J. Hagerman, has just given $1,000 for the purpupil can guess the answer?

chase of books for a new Coburn Library of Colorado Do pupils seem to understand their answers?

College. Does the teacher unnecessarily repeat the answer after the pupil?

Michigan has quite a number of lady commissioners of Does the teacher assist other pupils while a class is re-schools, and their work is highly spoken of. Indeed, The citing?

School Moderator thinks some of the incapable men might Does the teacher make any explanation of the next les well give place to women. son when assigning it?

Cornelius Vanderbilt is building a dormitory at Yale in Are other pupils studious and quiet while a class is re

memory of his son who died there last year. will cost citing?

$500,000, and will provide for 130 students. Is the room properly ventilated? Is the floor clean?

Dartmouth has graduated forty college presidents, two Do the directors provide a janitor?

hundred college professors, sixty members of Congress, and Are the walls, stove, etc., free from chalk, pencil

, or twenty-four governors. Daniel Webster and Rufus Choate other marks?

are among her famous alumni. Is there plenty of good blackboard, a dictionary, wall

At the University of Colorado the first place at the local Are the walls ornamented with any mottoes, pictures, oratorical contest was won by a woman. etc.? Is there a program posted in the room?

The National Department of Superintendence at RichDid the teacher follow the regular order of recitations mond passed a resolution in favor of State legislation reduring your visit?

quiring, in all school edifices hereafter to be erected, proIs the state school register kept in the room?

vision for furnishing 1,500 cubic feet of air per hour for Is it properly kept?

each pupil, and another resolution in favor of legislative Are the footings for last week complete?

enactments to make the kindergarten a part of the system Is the teacher genteel in person and manners?

of public instruction in all the States of the Union. Before Are pupils polite to visitors, teachers, and each other. this can be accomplished several State constitutions may Is there much whispering?

have to be changed.

maps, etc.?

It costs $1,000,000 a year to run Harvard University.

Courses of Study and Place in System of High Schools

and Academies. Mount Holyoke College is more richly endowed finan- Laboratory equipment and methods for teaching Natucially than either Radcliffe or Wellesley. It has produc-ral Science. tive yielding funds to the amount of $270,000.

Should any modern language but English be taught?
Should Latin by a required study?

Practical discipline in the high school.

Special training of high school teachers. Office, Winona, Minn., April 4th, 1894.—MR. Editor.

The professional spirit in Secondary Schools. I send, herewith, circular No. 2, and take the liberty to add

Higher DEPARTMENT. a statement of a few of the leading subjects and speakers in

The Future of the Smaller College, by President John the department programs believing that you will wish to F. Crowell, Trinity College, N. C. publish a part or all of this information in your next issue

The Group system of College Studies, by Prof. E. H. in advance of the publication of the official bulletin.

Griffin, Johns Hopkins University, Md. THE NATIONAL COUNCIL.

Control of College Athletics by Faculties and Alumni, The Relation of Technical to Liberal Education, by. by George Wharton Pepper, Esq., Philadelphia, Pa. Dr. C. M. Wood, St. Louis, Mo. Professional and Technical Instruction in the University, D. Warfield, Lafayette College, Pa.

Student Co-operation in College Discipline, by Pres. E. by Dr. N. M. Butler, New York.

The Amherst System, by Prof. H. H. Neill, Amherst Discussions of Report of Committee of Ten.

College, Mass. The Dogma of Formal Mental Discipline, by Dr. B. A.

ART DEPARTMENT. Hinsdale, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Art Education and Manual Training, by J. Liberty Tadd, The Psychology of Imitative Functions in Childhood, Philadelphia Public Industrial School. by Dr. W. T. Harris, Washington, D. C., and Prof. Josiah

Color in Public School Education, by Mary Dana Hicks, Royce, Harvard University.

Boston, Mass. The Co-ordination of Elementary Studies, by Supt. L.

Perspective in Public School Education, by D. R. AugsH. Jones, Indianapolis.

burg, Salt Lake City, Utah. The Co-ordination of Studies in Elementary and Secon

Elementary Art Education in Public Schools, by W. dary Schools, by W. H. Bartholomew, Louisville, Ky,

Bertha Hintz, New York Art School. The French System of Moral Education, by Dr. Joseph

Modeling in Public School Education, by Elizabeth C. Baldwin, Austin, Texas.

Kent, Minneapolis, Minn. Principles of Co-ordination for Elementary Studies, by

BUSINESS EDUCATION. Dr. Charles DeGarmo, Swarthmore, Pa.

Papers will be presented on the leading phases of the The Country School, by Dr. E. E. White, Columbus, following topics : Book-keeping, Practical Mathematics, Ohio.

Penmanship, English and Correspondence, Commercial KINDERGARTEN DEPARTMENT.

Law and Civil Government, Shorthand and Typewriting. The Psychology of Froebel, by Caroline M. Hart, Balti

Equally interesting topics will be presented by the Ele.

mentary, Normal, Manual and Industrial and Music SecLife Principles in the Kindergarten by Annie M. Bryan, tions (programs not yet received), by educational leaders Louisville, Ky.

in their respective departments. The necessary Relation between Kindergarten and Pri

Thanking you in advance for any aid you may render in mary School, by Lucy Wheelock, Boston, Mass.

bringing to the attention of your readers the attractions of Self-activity, by Elizabeth Harrison, Chicago, Ill.

the meeting at Asbury Park, The Value of Organization, by Sarah J. Cooper, San

I am, very truly yours, Francisco, Cal.

IRWIN SHEPARD, Secretary. The Related Development of Morality and Intelligence in the Kindergarten Idea, by Mary McCulloch, St. Louis, to John Hopkins university his herbarium and botanical

Captain John Donnel Smith, of Baltimore has presented Mo.

library, which are of great scientific value and represent SECONDARY DEPARTMENT.

the labor of twenty years. Professor W. K. Brooks of the

university says the collection is one of the most valuable in Defects of the Secondary Schools.

the world.

more, Md.

The cry of "hard times" does not prevent philanthro

Query Column. pists from endowing educational institutions. The college of the United Brethern at North Manchester, Ind., has

ANSWERS. come into possession of a million dollars.

54. Analyze, The Southern Educational Association will meet at

"I found my book growing dull.” Louisville, Ky., next July, at the joint invitation of the


+ Kentucky Educational Association and the Louisville Ed.

found growing dull | book | my ucational Association.

Growing dull is the objective compliment or factitive

S. B. Nearly one half the entire revenue of Alabama is used participle. for educational purposes.

55. Analyze,

"You may imagine me sitting there." School suffrage for women and free text-books for pupils

You | have both been defeated in the Ohio Legislature, the

+ former measure by only seven votes. The bill to repeal

may imagine sitting me the township law, known as the Workman Law, from the

| there name of the author,-also failed.

May imagine sitting is the predicate.
Me is the object complernent.

S. R. The University of Michigan has been noted for its low tuition fees; twenty dollars to resident, and thirty dollars to

56. Analyze, non-resident students. The regents have decided to in

"Paul was now about to open his mouth.

Paul crease these fees five dollars each. As the number of stu

+ dents is between 2700 and 3000 this means a snug little addition to its income.

about to open now

mouth his The rule relating to tardiness and absence of pupils in About to open is the attribute, or attribute complement. force in the Binghamton, N. Y., schools is a practical one.

S. B. It provides that it shall be the duty of teachers at the close

QUESTIONS TO BE ANSWERED. of each day to notify parents or guardians of every case of absence or tardiness not excused. Pupils are not to be 57. Analyze, sent home for excuses when tardy, but may be refused ad

"Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? There is

A. E. E. mission at the next morning of the school if the proper more hope of a fool than of him.” excuses are not rendered, for either absence or tardiness. No pupils a'e refused admittance unless the proper notice

58. Analyze,

The tower is two hundred and fifty feet high. has been served according to this rule.

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SMART Boy.-A teacher in one of the public schools

59. Analyze, was drilling her children in music.

“I alone was solitary and idle." A. S. A. “What does it mean when you see the letter of over

60. Analyze, bar or stave?" she asked.

"You and I look alike."

A. G. E. "Forte," answered one of the pupils. "And what does the character 'ff' mean?”

61. There is a vessel in the form of a frustum of a cone, There was a short period of forgetfulness on the part of standing on its lesser base, whose solidity is 8.67 feet, the the children and then one of them shouted triumphantly depth 21 inches, its greater base diameter is to that of the "Eighty." N. Y. Morning Journal.

lesser as 7 to 5, into which a globe had accidently been

put, whose solidity was 2% times the measure of its surface. For larger salaries or change of location, address Teach- Required the diameters, the diameter of the vessel and of ers' Co-Operative Association, 70 Dearborn St., Chicago the globe, and tow many gallons of water would be req. Orville Brewer, Manager.

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LITZARY AND SOIENTIFIC "My friends," said the scholar, "to seem to know a

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sign my charge, and henceforth the parrot shall be your


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the parrot the students were well pleased.-H. Helmick, There was never a time in the history of our country in May St. Nicholas. when the demand for inventions and improvements in the arts and sciences generally was so great as now.

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“MARK TWAINISMS."-Bits of Philosophy from the veniences of mankind in the factory and work-shop, the Calendar of Pudd'nhead Wilson.-Gratitude and treachery household, on the farm, and in official life, require contin- are merely the two extremities of the same procession. ual accessions to the appurtenances and implements of You have seen all of it that is worth staying for when the each in order to save labor, time and expense. The polit- band and the gaudy official have gone by. ical change in the administration of government does not Thanksgiving Day.-Let all give humble, hearty, and affect the progress of the American inventor, who being sincere thanks, now, but the turkeys. In the island of on the alert, and ready to perceive the existing deficiencies, Fiji they do not use turkeys; they use plumbers. It does not permit the affairs of government to deter him does not become you and me to sneer at Fiji. from quickly conceiving the remedy to overcome discrep- Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyancies. Too great care not be exercised in choosing a ance of a good example. competent and skillful attorney to prepare and prosecute It were not best that we should all think alike, it is an application for patent. Valuable interests have been difference of opinion that makes borse-races.—The Cen. lost and destroyed in innumerable instances by the employ-tury for May. ment of incompetent counsel, and especially is this advice applicable to those who adopt the "No patent, no pay" GERMAN BAPTIST ANNUAL MEETING.–The Annual system. Inventors who entrust their business to this class Meeting of the German Baptist Brethren will be held at of attorneys do so at imminent risk, as the breadth and Meyersdale, Pa., on the Pittsburg Division of the Baltistrength of the patent is never considered in view of a quick more & Ohio Railroad, commencing May 24th, 1894. endeavor to get an allowance and obtain the tee then due. For this occasion the B. & O. R. R. Co. will sell excurTHE PRESS CLAIMS COMPANY, John Wedderburn, sion tickets to Meyersdale and return from all stations on General Manager, 618 F street, N. W., Washington, D. C., its system of lines at a rate of one first class fare for the representing a large number of important daily and weekly round trip. From points east of and including Pittsburg papers, as well as general periodicals of the country, was and Wheeling the tickets will be sold from May 22d 10 instituted to protect its patrons from the unsafe methods 26th inclusive, and will be valid for return passage within heretofore employed in this line of business. The said thirty days from date of sale. Company is prepared to take charge of all patent business From points west of Pittsburg and Wheeling the tickets entrusted to it for reasonable fees, and prepares and prose will be sold from May 21st to 26th inclusive, and will be cutes applications generally, including mechanical inven- valid for return passage within thirty days from date of tions, design patents, trademarks, labels, copyrights, inter- sale. ferences, infringements, validity reports, and gives espec- For time of trains, etc., address nearest Agent of the B. ial attention to rejected cases. It is also prepared to enter & O. R. R. Co. or 0. P. McCarty, General Pass. "Agent, into competition with any firm in securing foreign patents. B. & O. S. W. R’y, St. Louis, Mo.; L. S. Allen, Ass't Write for instructions and advice.

Gen'l Pass. Agent, B. & O. R. R., Chicago, Ills.; E, D. John WEDDERBURN, Smith, Div. Pass. Agent, B. & O. R. R., Pittsburg, Pa.; or

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