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ASSEMBLY CALENDAR.

SEASON OF 1901. CHAUTAUQUA, NEW YORK.— July 3-August 29. Recog- MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK, MD. - August 1-28. Recog. nition Day, August 14.

nition Day, August 15. ALBANY, GA. - March and April.

MONTEAGLE, TENN.— July 3-August 28. Recognition ALLERTON, Iowa.-- August 20-27.

Day, August 19. ATLANTIC City, N. J.-- July 7-28.

MAYSVILLE, Mo.-
BEATRICE, NEB. — June 21-July 4. Recognition Day, MONONA LAKE, MADISON, Wis. — July 18-August 2.
July 3.

Recognition Day, August 1.
BIG STONE LAKE, SOUTH Dakora. - June 27-July 12. MARINETTE, Wis. - August 1-12.
Recognition Day.

MT. VERNON, OHIO.— July 15-29.
BLOOMINGTON, ILL. — July 26-August 5.

MADISON, IND. - July 4-11. CLINTON, ILL. — August 16–26.

MAINE CHAUTAUQUA UNION, FRYEBURG, ME. - July 16– CHETEK, Wis.- July 13-28.

August 31. Recognition Day, August 21. CHESAPEAKE, CHAUTAUQUA BEACH, MD.— July 1-31. Miami VALLEY, FRANKLIN, Ohio.— July 26-August 5. CARTHAGE, Mo.- June 18.

NORTH DAKOTA, DEVIL's LAKE, N. D. - June 28-July CONNECTICUT VALLEY, NORTHAMPTON, MASS. — July 9- 22. Recognition Day, July 19. 19. Recognition Day, July 18.

OTTAWA, KANSAS. — June 24-July 5. Recognition CLARINDA, Iowa. — August 15-29.

Day, July 3. CENTRAL New YORK, TULLY LAKE, New YORK.-- OCEAN GROVE, N. J.— July 8-18. Recognition Day, August 10-25. Recognition Day, August 15.

July 18. CLOUDCROFT, NEW MEXICO.- June 17.

OCEAN PARK, OLD OP.CHARD, ME. - July 26-September CARMEL GROVE, BINGHAMTON, NEW YORK. — July 27- 2. Recognition Day, August 9. August 11.

PACIFIC GROVE, CAL. - July 23-August 3. Recognition CREAL SPRINGS, ILL.- July 4-11. Recognition Day, July 36. Day, July 10.

PIASA BLUFFS, ILL.— July 18-August 15. Recognition CENTRAL ILLINOIS, MECHANICSBURG, ILL. - August 16-27.

August 13.

Recognition Day, August 1. DELAVAN, Wis.— July 24-August 4.

PONTIAC, ILL.— July 25-Aug. 7. Recognition Day, DE FUNIAK SPRINGS, FLA.-February 14-April 2.

August 6. EAGLESMERE, PA.- July 18-August 29.

PLAINVILLE, Conn.— July 24-31. Recognition Day, EPWORTH PARK, BETHESDA, OHIO.- July 31-August July 31. 14. Recognition Day, August 12.

Peoria, ILL. — July 2-11. FORT SMITH, ARK.-June 9-17.

PETERSBURG, ILL.- August 8-22. Recognition Day, GRIMSBY PARK, ONTARIO, CANADA. — July 1-August August 16. 31.

ROCK RIVER, Dixon, ILL.— July 24-August 8. RecogHEDDING, NEW HAMPSHIRE. — July 24-August 15. nition Day, July 31. ISLAND PARK, ROME CITY, IND.—July 24-August 15. ROCKY MOUNTAIN, PALMER LAKE, Colo.— July 5Recognition Day, August 8.

August 9. Recognition Day, August 9. Iowa Falls, Iowa.- August 4-16.

ROUND LAKE, N. Y.JACKSON, GA.— July 7-13.

SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa.– July 17-August 1. Recognition KANKAKEE, ILL.— July 19-28.

Day, July 29.
LAKE MADISON, SOUTH DAKOTA. — June 26-July 12. SELLERSVILLE, PA.- Recognition Day, July 13.
Recognition Day, July 11.

SHASTA RETREAT, CAL.- July 3-8.
LEXINGTON, Ky.- June 25-July 5. Recognition Day, SILVER LAKE, N. Y.-
July 2.

SOUTHERN OREGON, ASHLAND, OREGON.-
LAKESIDE, FINDLEY LAKE, N. Y.

SMITHVILLE, OH10.- August 17-September 2.
LAKESIDE, Ohio.— July 10-August 11. Recognition TAVARES, FLA.- March.
Day, August 9.

Twin City, URBANA, ILL. - August 16–25. Recogni-
LANCASTER, OHIO.- August 10-18. Recognition Day, tion Day, August 23.
August 16.

TEXAS - COLORADO, BOULDER, COLO.- July 4-August 9. LAKE ORION, MICH.- August 1-22. Recognition Day, URBANA, Ohio.- July 21-31. Recognition Day, July August 9.

30. LITHIA SPRINGS, ILL.— August 10-26. Recognition WATERLOO, Iowa.— July 10-24. Recognition Day, Day, August 20.

July 22. LONG BEACH, CAL. — July 15-26. Recognition Day, WINFIELD, KANSAS. — July 2-11. Recognition Day, July 26.

July 5. LOUISIANA, Ruston, LA.—July 1-28. Recognition Day, WILLAMETTE VALLEY, OREGON CITY, OREGON.— July 3July 17.

13. Recognition Day, July 11. LAKE CONTRARY, ST. JOSEPH, Mo.— July 21-August 4. WINONA LAKE, IND. - July 1-August 27. Recognition LAKE CHAMPLAIN, BURLINGTON, VT. - July 10-Au- Day, August 6. gust 6.

WathenA, KANSAS.— July 27-August 4. Recognition MIDLAND, DES MOINES, Iowa. - July 2-16. Recog- Day, August 2. nition Day, July 16.

WAXAHACHIE, Texas. — July 24-August 5.

HORACE HITCHCOCK, W. G. ARCHER, W. L. DAVIDSON, D. D., Executive Committee. Executive Committee. Executive Committee.

JOHN H. GROFF, JAMES E. MOSELY, GEORGE E. VINCENT, Treasurer. President. Vice-President.

FRANK J. SESSIONS, SOL. C. DICKEY, GEORGE SUMMEY, Executive Committee. Secretary. Executive Committee.

OFFICERS OF THE INTERNATIONAL CHAUTAUQUA ALLIANCE.

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C H A U T A U Q U A

A SYSTEM OF POPULAR EDUCATION

CALENDAR FOR 1901.

Opening of the Season, July 3.
Opening of Summer Schools, July 6.
Pan-American Day, July 9.
Woman's Day, July 18.
C. L. S. C. Rallying Day, August. I.
Field Day, August 2.
Missionary Institute, August 3, 4 and 5.
Old First Night, August 6.
Denominational Day, August 7.

Season Closes, August 29.

Program of the 28th Annual Assembly,

July 3 – August 29.

During the many years of Chautauqua’s history there has at no time been so marked a growth in all branches of its work as that shown in the last three years. 1899 marked the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Assembly and also the advent of a new régime in the management and organization of the many departments of the Summer City. Interests theretofore divided were amalgamated and administered from a common center. Wide interest was awakened by the infusion of new life into the various channels of the work and marked and radical changes were instituted in the physical side of Chautauqua as well as in its administrative policy. At that session the increase in attendance over previous years amounted to twenty per cent, and last season, under more adverse conditions, the visitors were equal in number. Again 1901 promises to be the greatest in Chautauqua's history. There is an especial national interest in the Pan-American Exposition to be held at the very gates of the Assembly, and the Chautauqua program is in every way worthy of the attention which it is attracting. The names of Governor Odell, President Harper, Joseph Jefferson, General Lee, John McNeil. Dr. Talmage, Senator Fairbanks, Dr. Gunsaulus, Dr. Francis E. Clark and Dr. W. S. A ment, add unusual strength to an otherwise strong array of men of prominence in the educational field who will speak at Chautauqua this summer.

As this is the German-Italian year in the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, these subjects will receive special attention in the popular program. Among the lectures of fered will be a series on Rome by Mr. Percy M. Reese, lecture on Italy by Prof. George E. Vincent, and a lecture course on the German Influence in American Literature by Prof. M. D. Learned of the University of Pennsylvania. Also Round Tables by Prof. F. J. Miller of the University of Chicago, Prof. Otto Hel

Children's Day, August 8.
Aquatic Day, August 9.
Grange Day, August 10.
Tennis Tournament, August 13.
Recognition Day, August 14.
Improvement Day, August 15.
Schools Close, August 16.
National Army Day, August 17.
Golf Tournament, August 20.

ler of Washington University, and Dr. Geo.
D. Kellogg of Yale.
The Summer Schools have been strength-
ened in proportion to the growing demands
made upon them. A summer school for libra-
ry training has been added as a distinct depart-
ment. It will be directly in charge of libra-
rians of wide reputation. Special classes in
Spanish and English for visitors to the Ex-
position have been added to the School of
Modern Languages. Radical changes have
been made in the nature study work in which
the Nature Study department of Cornell will
directly coöperate with Chautauqua and in-
structors from that institution will be in im-
mediate charge. Instruction for children has
also been unified and graded for all ages from
the kindergarten to the graduate adult. Spe-
cial courses in manual training, nature study,
history and music will be offered in the Boys'
and Girls' Clubs, and vacation classes will be
organized for children between the ages of
the kindergarten and the clubs. In the other
departments new courses have been added and
additional instructors engaged.
It is interesting to note that there were more
than 42,000 visitors at Chautauqua last season
who were free to attend the 300 public exer-
cises, and 2,634 students attended 112 courses
in the summer schools conducted by 74 in-
Structors.
Chautauqua is becoming more and more a
convention center. The International Execu-
tive Sunday School Committee will meet at
Chautauqua on Friday, August 2. The Hon.
Hoke Smith of Georgia is president of the
International Association: B. F. Jacobs of
Chicago is chairman of the Executive Commit-
tee.
In addition to the usual Chautauqua excur-
sions it will also be possible this year for visi-
tors to the Assembly to take advantage of
the Pan-American rates to Buffalo, which is
but two hours distant.

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Division of Home Reading. KATE F. KIMBALL, Executive Secretary Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle.

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DIVISION OF POPULAR LECTURES AND ENTERTAINMENTS.

LECTURERs.

Prof. Stockton Arson, of Princeton. July 15–19. Col. George W. Bain, of Lexington, Ky. August 3, 5. Dr. William Se a m a st Bainbridge, of New York. July 16. Supt. Thomas M. Balliet, of Springfield, Mass. July

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22–23. jo, Anna Barrows, Editor of American Kitchen Magazine. July 24. Mrs. Emily M. Bishop, of New York. July 8, 19, August 3. Dr. Amory H. Bradford, of Montclair, N. J. July 8–12, 14. Mr. Frank Chapin Bray, Editor of The Chautauquan. August 19. Dr. J. M. Buckley, Editor of Wezu York Christian Advocate. August 6–9. Mrs. Abbey Snell Burnell, of Oberlin, O. August 5. Prof. Richard Burton, of The University of Minnesota. August 12, 13, 15–17. Dr. George S. Burroughs, of Oberlin College. July 16–

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Mrs. Ormiston Chant, of London, England. July 18. Mr. William S. Cherry, of Africa. August 27, 28. Prof. Anna B. Comstock, of Cornell. 16. President Wm. H. Crawford, of Allegheny College. July 22. Mr. Melvil Dewey, Supt. of the New York State Library. July 15. Dr William //, Drummond, of Montreal, Canada. July 11, 12. Mr. A. Radclyffe Dugmore, of McClure's Magazine. July 31. Dr. W. A. Duncan, of Syracuse, N. Y. July 25. Dr. George Elliot/, of Detroit, Mich. Aug. 1. Miss S. Maria Elliot, Boston. July 20. Hon. C. W. Fairbanks, Senator from Indiana. August 24. Prof. John H. Finley, of

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Princeton. July 3, 4, 5, 6. Mr. J. V. Flagler, of Auburn, N. Y. July 5, August I9, 20, 22, 23. Rev. F. D. Gamewell, of China. August 6. Dr. O. P. Gifford, Buffalo, N. Y. July 3, 4, 5. Principal G. M. Grant, of Queen's College, Kingston, Canada. July 7, 14, 21. Dr. F. W. Gunsaulus, of Chicago, July 6, 7, 8. President William R. Harper, of The University of Chicago. August 14. Prof. A. B. Hart, of Harvard. Aug. 19–24. Prof. Otto Heller, of Washington University. July 31. Dr. P. S. Henson, of Chicago. Miss Amalie Hofer, Editor of the Kindergarten Magazine, Chicago. August 2, 10. Mr. Elbert Hubbard, East Aurora, New York. August 26. Dr. Albert L. Hudson, Buffalo. July 12. Dr. Lincoln Hulley, of Bucknell University. July 29–31, August 4, 11–16. Dr. Jesse Lyman Hurlbut, Corresponding Secretary of the M. E. Sunday School Union. Mr. George Wharton /ames, of Los Angeles, Cal. July 20, 22, 24. Mr. Joseph Jefferson, of Buzzards Bay, Mass. August 15. Dr. George D. Ke/logg, of Yale. Aug. 8. Mr. Henry M. Ladd, of Cleveland, O. August 22. Prof. M. D. Learned, of The University of Pennsylvania. July 22–26. Major-General Fitzhugh Lee, U. S. A. August 17. Dr. Robert S. MacArthur, of New York. July 28-August 2. Capt. Charles McIlvaine, of Fitzgerald, N. C. July I3, 27. Dr. John McNeil, of Scotland. August II. Prof. F. J. Miller, of The University of Chicago. August 5, 6.

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