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Itinerary of Company H, Twenty-second Kansas Volun

teer Infantry. His excellency, Governor Jno. W. Leedy, conceived the idea of a company made up of students from the three state institutions of learning. The quota from each school was to be in proportion to the number of young men in attendance. This gave the State Normal, thirty-six, Kansas University, thirty-six, and Kansas State Agricultural College, twelve. The University failed to make up its quota and Washburn College supplied the deficiency of nineteen men. The boys were examined at Emporia, Lawrence, and Manhattan, and organized at Topeka into the "College Company.” Contrary to newspaper reports, the election of officers was unanimous and harmonious. The company was mustered into the service May 16, and the regiment May 17.

The regiment left Topeka for Camp Alger, Va., May 25, via the Missouri Pacific and Baltimore and Ohio Railways, and reached Camp Alger May 28. The long, hot weeks at Camp Alger were spent in incessant drilling. Captain Stevenson returned to Kansas on special recruiting service June 9, and returned June 24, taking twenty-five recruits for Company H, all from the state schools. The regiment started on the celebrated march through Virginia August 3, reaching Burke's Station the same day. The day was so hot that only half the company reached camp with the main column. The last two stragglers reached camp twenty-four hours later. Five men in the corps died from the heat that day, and a conservative estimate put the number of prostrations at two thousand. They went from Burke's Station August 5 to Clifton, General Jubal Early's old camping ground, reaching there same day; went to a camp near an old mill at Bristow, Va., August 7. A large Confederate force had spent much time at that point during the Civil war. The battle field of Bull Run is near and relics were abundant. The rains began at Bristow and continued day and night until the Bull Run mountains were reached and then there was scarcely a day that it did not rain some.

The company left Bristow August 9, for camp at Thoroughfare Gap at foot of Bull Run mountains. On this march the company passed through Manassas, and the college boys recalled their study of the terrible battle which took place there in 1861. Camped in a field at Thoroughfare,-a wet, muddy field; moved farther up the mountains on August 14. Started by train over the Southern and Pennsylvania for Camp Meade, near Harrisburg, Pa., Augast 27, reaching there next day. Left Camp Meade for Ft. Leavenworth September 9, reaching there September 11, and encountering more rain and Kansas mud The sun soon shone, however, and Kansas skies gladdened homesick hearts. The regiment was given a furlough for thirty days, beginning September 13.

The campaign has been a most valuable one to the college boys. They have grown stronger physically, grown in experience and knowledge of men, and grown in patriotism. They visited Nst. Vernon and the haunts of Washington; the national capitol with all its varied and unequalled attractions is well known to them. Were it not for the memory of two brave, noble comrades who sleep to wake no more, they would return to their work in the schools without a regret for the time spent in the service. Richard M. Coulson, of Washburn College, passed away September 23, and Clifford T. Rhinehart, of the State Normal School, on September 28. Both died of the dread typhoid fever. They were noble boys, true to their high sense of duty. Their comrades of the college company will long cherish their memory.

Mr. Walter A. NEWMAN, a former student of the State Normal School, returned on October 3 from his trip to the Copper river country in Alaska. He started from Seattle last February and after landing at Valdez, took up the long journey to the interior. In passing over the famous Valdez Glacier, many hardships were encountered. Some of his letters previously published in the MONTHLY gave a detailed account of a part of his journey. After reaching the Copper river about one hun. dred and seventy-five miles inland, he and his party took boats to ascend the river. Some of the rapids encountered in this river are said to be as dangerous as the famous White Horse rapids of the Klondike region. The water in many places was very swift. The banks of the river rose sometimes to a height of two hundred feet. Sometimes they were able to propel their boats by oars, but most of the time by wading in the stream and pulling the boats after them. After thoroughly prospecting the country along the Copper river to the head waters, and not finding the fabulous wealth that the railway and steamship companies promised, he with many others started on the homeward trip landing at Juneau, September 1, and landing at Seattle September 11. His many friends are glad to welcome him home to Kansas.

Elsewhere the resolutions of respect passed by the societies tell of our sorrow. Rutherford B. Park, Company E, Twentysecond Kansas, died at Fort Meyer Hospital, August 26. He was in excellent health on reaching Camp Alger, but soon after took the measles which resulted in complications that carried him away. He was a noble young man, loved and respected by all. He expected to complete the course at the State Normal School with the class of 1899. Clifford T. Rhinehart, of the A class, died at his home, Columbus, Kansas, on September 28. He was a member of Company H, and was recognized as one of the most faithful boys in the ranks. He came home with the typhoid fever already filling his veins and no medical skill could save him. Both of these young men are remembered most kindly by the faculty and by their classmates here, and the great sacrifice they have made will not be in vain. The faculty has appointed a committee to devise an appropriate memorial in recognition of their devotion to their country's cause.

Have you secured a copy of the Kodak? Over nine hundred copies have been sold and the supply will soon be exhausted. It would take several pages of the Monthly to tell the good things that have been said about this beautiful annual. Topeka could not permit the Queen of the Carnival, Miss Anna Rose, of Hilo, Hawaii, to return to her native land without a copy of the Kodak, and one was promptly sent her with the compliments of the Regents. She wrote a very appreciative letter of thanks in which she expressed her admiration for the elegant volume. It makes a most handsome piece for the center table in any parlor. Orders may be sent to Miss Hattie Cochran, Emporia, Kansas, or to the office of the State Normal School. Price, $1.25.

Much to the regret of everybody, Professor Gordon resigned late in August to avail himself of a special offer in Chicago. After much correspondence, Mr. W. G. Butler, of Pennsylvania, was selected to fill the vacancy. Mr. Butler has had fine training in stringed instruments and he comes strongly recommended.

MR. AND Mrs, C. A. Boyles celebrated their crystal wedding on Thursday evening, October 13. They received many handsome presents and start out for the silver wedding with the blessings of a host of friends.

There will be no better time than now to subscribe for the MONTHLY. Try it.

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The society at a recent meeting adopted the following resolutions :

WHEREAS, God in his wisdom has seen fit to call to his place in the ranks of the immortal, Clifford T. Rhinehart, while in the service of his country;

Whereas, We are grateful for his example and his great sacsacrifice;

WHEREAS, The Philomathian society has lost a loyal member, the State Normal School an earnest student, and the United States a useful citizen; be it

Resolved, That we, the Philomathian society, hereby express our sorrow because of the departure of our friend;

Resolved, That the society place on the wall of its hall a tablet in memory of the departed one;

Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be spread upon the records of the society, a copy be sent to the State NORMAL MONTHLY for publication, and a copy be sent to the bereaved family with whom we sympathize in their great sorrow.

Carrie E. KUGLER,


The Lyceum Society. The Lyceum society has opened her doors with a friendly and joyous welcome to all. Many members of former years have returned and already are taking much interest in the work of the society and have influenced many new students to cast their lot with us.

Three Friday nights the weather has been decidedly against the attendance, but nevertheless, the hall has been well filled and a benefical and happy time enjoyed by all.

The programs have been unusually good for the beginning of the year and when the accomplishments and talents of the new members have been discovered, the standard will be much higher and the programs more entertaining than ever before.

One evening Professor Jones favored us with a short talk on Cuba, which was quite instructive and thoroughly appreciated by all listeners. Our returned captain, Professor Stevenson, delighted us with a few reminiscences of camp life in Virginia and Pennsylvania. The same evening the soldier boys took a prominent part in the program, thus giving life to the former war talk.

With Miss Ruth Benson in the chair and Miss Anna Schaler at the desk, the dear old Lyceum society promises to flourish in her accustomed manner, and, in the course of time, to be first in the hearts of the majority of the students of K. S. N.

The following resolutions have been adopted by the society:

WHEREAS, It has pleased Almighty God to call from our midst to his eternal rest our beloved friend and fellow-student, Rutherford B. Park, while in preparation for active servive in defense of his country, and

WHEREAS, We sincerely mourn our loss and are not without gratitude for his great sacrifice, therefore be it

Resolved, That by his death the Lyceum Society has lost a noble, loyal member, the Normal school a faithful student, and the country a true and patriotic citizen.

Resolved, That as emblematic of our sorrow, our charter be draped for thirty days.

Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be published in the State NORMAL MONTHLY, a copy be spread on the records of the society, and a copy be sent to the bereaved family, to whom we extend our sincere sympathy,

Maude HoFFER,
FANNY R. Vickery,


The Literatl Society. Success comes to and remains with those who are worthy. Never before in the history of the Normal has this society begun its work under such favorable conditions.

At the first general meeting M. Raymond Oveson was chosen president, and Miss Woodrow secretary. Under their wise leadership the society has taken the foremost place among the societies of the Normal. A Literati is not one who will be content to drag along in the rear, but must be in the van guard beckoning others to follow.

The old members returned bringing the spirit and energy which characterizes a Literati. The new students, eager to join, fill the hall to an overflow, while the other societies “need encouragement.”

New members have been added to strengthen the athletic as well as intellectual powers. Among the additions to the athletic force are Louthan and Peterson. With these additions a challenge for a Literati-All-School foot ball game hangs unaccepted in the hall.

Gordon, a winner in the June debate of 1889, is here to take the Latin course, and brings the old time enthusiasm. In the intellectual world a long list of the strongest students have already put on the working harness, and will swell the list of the honored members of the future. Three of the four orators lately chosen by the faculty were named from the Literati. Owing to circumstances but one accepted.

Although it is difficult to get up good programs at the beginning of the year, all are perfectly alive to the work and we have been extremely fortunate in this regard.

We much regret to refuse many of our friends admittance, but at a later date we hope to admit all and entertain them with a program never excelled in the K. S. N. S. With such an outlook, what need we fear to undertake? Undaunted in foot ball, in debate, and this year in oratory, let the campus ring with the stimulating cry of

Hurrah! lurrah! O! My!

The Philomathian Society. Few features of the opening of the school year are looked forward to with more pleasure by the faithful society worker than the first meeting of his society, at least we believe this is sure of Philomathians. The memory of past good times, the realization that he is about to enter again into a work that has been so helpful, the renewing of old friendships and the formation of new ones, tend to make it a time of anticipation and delight.

The work of the society this year is characterized by earnestness that cannot but be fruitful of results. The programs are aimed to be instructive as well as entertaining. The object sought is the strength and culture of its inembers. Already a goodly number of new students have joined our ranks and are entering into the work in a manner gratifying to all interested in the welfare of the society. .

Miss Mary Ott and Mr. Herbert Clark have been elected as orators to take the place of Mr. Dunbar and Miss Nieman who did not return to school. To Mr. W. E. Lyon was accorded the honor of being the first president of the society elected in this school year. To all students we extend a cordial invitation to visit us. To all who are interested in literary work we extend an invitation to join our ranks.





The senior class gave the welcome social on the evening of September 23. The attendance was larger than at any previous welcome social. The most of the time was spent in getting acquainted, the program simply being a piano solo by Miss Haines and a talk by President Taylor on his outing among the Yankees.

PROFESSOR AND Mrs. BAILEY entertained the faculty and their wives, fifty in number, at their pleasant home, on Friday evening, October 14.

Location of Class of '98. The following list shows the location of each member of the class of '98, so far as reported to the office:

PostGRADUATES. Students completing course for degree of Bachelor of Pedagogy Johnson, Charles Edward, '91 and '95, teacher science, high

school, Beloit. McCreary, Mary Louise, '95 and '96, teacher city schools,

Emporia. Payne, Eli L., '83 and '95, associate professor mathematics,

State Normal School, Emporia. Whitheck, Jennie, '92 and '96, assistant teacher, State Normal School, Emporia.

LATIN COURSE. Barnett, Isabella Cantley, teacher University, Pawnee City,

Nebraska. Cain, Grace Sylvia, teacher city schools, San Dimas, California. Cunningham, Horace Milton, teacher German, high school,

Emporia. Dunlap, Mary Elizabeth, teaching, Howard. Dunn, Sarah Sibyl, teacher city schools, Hiawatha. Edwards, Laura Mae, teacher city schools, Billings, Montana. Greider, William Henry, student State University, Lawrence. Griswold, Edgar George, principal city schools, Lakin. Hall, William Bastow, principal city schools, Cherokee. Holloway, Elma Pearl, teacher city schools, Yates Center. Keller, William Heber, principal schools, Madison. Kline, Charles William, principal schools, Moran. La Bar, Walter Atcherson, principal high school, Ottawa. Lakin, James William, superintendent city schools, Valley

Falls. Lenker, Lyman Gilbert, student State University, Lawrence. Messerley, Charles G., superintendent schools, Osage City. Shepardson, Edwin Augustus, principal schools, Medicine

Lodge. Sisler, Della Jarrett, teacher city schools, Pleasanton. Smith, J. Franklin, Baldwin. Smith, Mrs. Susie Knight, teacher city schools, Troy. Stevens, George W., principal high school, Guthrie, 0. T. Turney, Rosa Margret, teacher city schools, Eureka. Walter, Ada Grace, teacher high school, Soloman. Wood, Thomas Marshall, principal high school, Council Grove.

Cochran, Hattie Luella, assistant manuscript, English depart-

ment, State Normal School, Emporia.
Dean, George Adams, principal ward school, Topeka.
George, Alfred, teacher city schools, Arvonia.
Lakin, James William. (See Latin course.)
McIlvaine, Robert A., principal schools, Durham.
Rose, Charles Montraville, principal schools, Waverly.
St. John, Lillian Alice, teacher city schools, Wabaunsee.
Walter, Ada Grace. (See Latin course.)

Agrelius, Frank Ulysses Grant, principal ward school, Argen-

tine. Allen, Richard, principal schools, Moline. Anderson, Robert Victor, principal schools, Preston. Austin, Helen, teacher city schools, Argentine. Bacon, Mary Emily, teacher city schools, Marquette. Barber, Nettie Winona, teacher city schools, Jewell City. Boyer, John Edgar, principal schools, Solomon. Braddock, Lois Ella, teaching, Madison. Brown, Frances Langdon, teacher city schools, Smith Center.

Carlile, Anna, teaching, Osawatomie.
Christy, Osie K., teacher city schools, Burlington.
Clark, Nina Arstilla, teacher city schools, Enterprise.
Cook, Emma Agnes, teaching, Wyckoff.
Davis, Julia Ethel, teacher city schools, Eskridge.
De Vault, Nellie May, teacher city schools, Rosedale.
Dial, Lillie Christina, teaching, Springdale.
Dunbar, James Allen, principal city schools, Greensburg.
Edgerton, Thomas A., principal schools, Leonardsville.
Evans, Ola Maude, teaching, Plymouth.
Farwell, Edwin Roy, principal schools, Plainville.
Featherngill, Arnaldo Pascal, principal schools, Brooks.
Gardner, Laura Ellen, teaching, Scranton.
Gasche, Carrie Belle, teaching, Hartford.
Good, Agnes Victoria, Canada.
Gordon, Mary Arabella, teaching, Horton.
Griswold, Hubert C., Company H, Twenty-second Kansas.
Hall, Carolyn Anne, rescue work, Wichita.
Hardy, Trine Marie, teaching, Moray.
Harley, Florence, pincipal schools, Safford.
Harner, Marshall William, principal schools, Mayfield.
Hart, Luther Lewis, principal schools, Edwardsville.
Hays, Mrs. Hannah Alice, teacher city schools, Effingham.
Henry, Charles Cyrus, teaching, Strong City.
Heywood, Edna Elizabeth, student University of Chicago,

Holloway, Minnie Etta, teacher city schools, Concordia.
Hopkins, Nettie Lucile, teacher city schools, Cheney.
Hothan, Mary Louise, teaching, Wakarusa.
Hoover, Jessie May, teacher city schools, Topeka.
Horn, Frederick Martin, Glasco.
Howe, Myrtie Belle, (Mrs. Gerardy), Jewell City.
Humphrey, Adela Gertrude, teacher city schools, Belleville.
Hutchinson, Luella Rebecca, teacher city schools, Sabetha.
Jones, Elizabeth Margaret, teaching, Emporia.
Kelson, Carrie Lurena, assistant principal high school, Pratt.
Knowles, Jennie McKelvy, teaching, Lasita.
Lanning, Ella, Emporia.
McCurry, Ella, Milo.
Mahin, Francis Milton, principal schools, Melvern.
Maple, Sadie Alice, teaching, Gage.
Martin, Orpha Lea, teaching, Burlington.
Matson, Ethel, teaching, Madison.
Menser, Elizabeth, teaching, Conway Springs.
Miller, Mrs. Carrie Lowry, Helena, Montana.
Miller, Mary Knowles, teaching, Centralia.
Monney, Lena Josephine, teacher city schools, Sabetha.
Morris, Myrtle M., teacher city schools, Atchison.
Murray, Laura, teacher city schools, Atchison.
Oveson, Raymond, student State Normal School, Emporia.
Paradise, James H., teaching, Kincaid.
Perkins, Cora Belle, teacher city schools, Fredonia.
Plackett, Maude Eustacia, teaching, Emporia.
Plumb, Luella, teacher city schools, Reading,
Rines, Abbie M., teaching, Emporia.
Row, Ebbidel, principal city schools, Burdett.
Schiller, Kate Sophy, teacher city schools, Coffeyville.

tevens, Mrs. George W., teaching high school, Guthrie, 0. T. Stittsworth, Carrie Blanche, teacher city schools, Junction

City. Stratton, Elsie, teacher city schools, Turon. Stroup, Andrew Benton, student State Normal School, Emporia. Tangemann, Elizabeth, Eleanor. Thomas, Carrie Averill, teaching, Emporia.

Walker, Jessie Metta, teacher city schools, Madison.
Wyant, Zinta Elwin, principal schools, Barclay.
Young, Maude Ethel, Allen.

Atkeson, George Longdon, principal schools, Coyville.
Bailey, Alfred Miller, student Wesleyan University, Middle-

town, Connecticut. Detamore, Thomas Patrick, principal high school, Halstead. Dunbar, William Leander, teacher city schools, Winchester. Ellsworth, Frank Adelbert, student State Normal School,

Emporia. Evans, Nathaniel Preston, principal schools, Hazelton. Heck, Probasco Nicholas, principal high school, Harper. Jones, Charles Walter, express clerk, Fort Worth, Texas. Lucas ,George Carroll, Company H, Twenty-second Kansas. McFadden, Henry Samuel, principal high school, Fredonia. McKinley, Charles, principal city schools, Caney. Monteith, Anna, teacher city schools, Topeka. Moore, George Wilfred, teaching, Louisburg. St. Clair, Allan Talbott, principal high school, Girard. Tanner, Lulu May, student State Normal School, Emporia. Van Voris, Mrs. Ethel Clark, Emporia.

Personals. J. A. Hancock, assistant professor of psychology in the University of Colorado, was formerly a student of the State Normal School.

Rev. Otis Holmes, pastor of the Presbyterian church at Cresco, Iowa, is absent on leave making a tour of Europe.

CORA Hoyt, who completed the kindergarten course here a few years ago, is now a director of kindergarten work in the St. Louis schools, with address at 2802 Arsenal street.

Phoenix, Arizona, employs four of our people, Miss Marion Culver, '91, and Messrs. J. C. Wasson and J. R. Meskimons, in the high school, and Miss Hattie Culver, '90, in the grades.

'84. Dr. W. F. de Niedman, husband of Bertha Brainerd, '84, of Pittsburg, Kansas, has had rapid promotion since entering the army. He has recently been appointed division surgeon of the first division of the second assistant surgeon of the Twenty-second Kansas regiment.

'88. Eli R. Sutton has been nominated by the Republicans of Michigan for regent of the State University. He seems assured of election and will make a valuable member.

'88. The following from the Kansas City Journal is its own best comment: “One more teacher in the city schools, Miss Mary Washer, of the Morse, has resigned, with inatrimonial intent. This is the third one who has announced to the board that she will give up pedagogy for matrimony."

'90. Myrtle Carpenter is spending the year at the University of Chicago.

'91. Mary L. King closed her fifth summer institute in Greeley county in August.

'92. R. S. Liggett is clerking for the Santa Fe Railway at La Junta, Colo.

'92. C. S. Fowler is engaged in the broker business at Wamego. He reports business prosperous even in July and August.

'93. Florence Griest, of Topeka, has been elected to take the chair in mathematics in the State Normal School, Albion, Idaho, salary one hundred dollars a month. She has been during the last five years a teacher in the Topeka schools When elected she had charge of the sixth grade in Garfield

building. Last summer she taught in institutes at Pocatello and Idaho Falls,

'94. B. F. Ross has accepted the pastorate of the Methodist Episcopal church at Bartlett, Kansas.

'94. J. W. Means has been appointed as teacher of mathematics in the Territorial Agricultural College, at Stillwater, Oklahoma.

'94. J. B. McClure instructed in the Neosho county institute this year and writes that the Normal girls present provided a neat little surprise for the Normal boys in the way of cream, cake and other refreshments. The Normal boys delivered the Normal yell in a proper way before partaking of the good things provided.

'95. Ormsby M. Frazier is assistant principal of the Elk City high school.

'95. Bert R. Betz places us under obligations for a program of the commencement exercises of the Wind River Boarding School, Shoshone Agency.

'95. Grace M. Shepherd has been appointed to serve as a substitute in the Lewiston, Idaho, State Normal School during the year's absence of Miss Anna Carll.

'96. A. M. Fosdick is principal of the Palo Alto, California, the seat of Leland Stanford, Jr. University.

'96. S. A. Miller is promoted to the principalship of the Jennings, Missouri, schools. He recently passed the examination for the Missouri State Normal certificate, at St. Louis. Of course he encloses fifty cents to renew his subscription to the MONTHLY.

'97. E. J. Castillo is now principal of the Cherryvale high school.

'97. E. M. Carney is at present engaged in the real estate and insurance business in Oklahoma.

'97. John S. Perry has been nominated for county superintendent of Wilson county and is making a fine canvass.

'97. Mary A. Watson is located for the present year at El Toro, California, at a salary of seventy dollars per month. She writes that the Elementary diploma entitles the holder to a primary certificate good for four years and subject to renewal. That gives the teacher choice of work in any grade below the fifth. The English and Latin diplomas give a grammar grade certificate good for six years and a choice of any grade work. No high school certificates are granted on any normal school diploma. She reports the schools in Orange county in excellent condition. The terms in the different schools are of uniform length under the law providing for the distribution of funds. The library fund provides a good library for every district. Wages range from fifty to one hundred dollars per month for teachers. Superintendents receive higher wages. Professor Bailey's Mental Arithmetic is used for supplementary work in the grammar grades in that county. Miss Watson does not attempt to teach without ordering the MONTHLY.

'98. M. W. Harner writes us from Mayfield that it is impossible to do without the STATE NORMAL MONTHLY. He therefore promptly orders it.

'99. Lena Becker writes that she teaches in the schools of Jewell City this year.

No matter in which direction you are thinking of going, be sure to take the Santa Fe R. R. It is equipped with the finest trains on the continent and is noted for the generous treatment of its passengers.

Send to the nearest agent for folders and circulars.

"THE STUDY OF THE CHILD.” The Study of the Child. A Brief Treatise on the Psychology of the Child. By A, R. Taylor, Ph. D., Emporia, Kansas. 215 pp. Price, $1.25. To Kan. sas Teacher's Reading Cirele, 70 cents. New York and Chicago; D. Appleton & Co

This book was issued on June 1, and has received hearty endorsement in all circles. It is having a wide sale not only in Kansas but in other states as well. A few of the many kind words concerning it are given below. It has been selected for translation into Spanish for use in the schools of Chili:

Hon. W. T. Harris, United States Commissioner of Education. _" Judicious and pertinent. A sound and wholesome book on Child-Study.”

Hon. Wm. Stryker, State Superintendent of Public Instruction. -"Any wide-awake, third grade teacher can understand it.”

President E. Stanley, Friends' University, Wichita .-"The very thing needed. It ought to be in the hands of every teacher."

Superintendent E. E. Stafford, Sedan.-“The chapter on symbolism is the best thing I ever read."

President Geo. T. Fairchild, Berea, Kentucky.-"I have taken great interest in reading the book. It is clear, entertaining, concise. I believe it will be very useful.”

Principal 7. W. Wilson, Atchison County High School.--"We have ordered forty copies for use in our classes in elementary psychology."

Superintendent Warrington, Argentine.—“The book has been adopted for the use of our City Teachers' Reading Club, and by our Board of Education. All of our teachers will be required to pass an examination in it before being re-employed next

study and a long experience in teaching. Congratulations upon the success of your effort.”

Kansas Sunday School Fournal.--"We are in receipt of one of the latest and probably the best book yet published in relation to Child-Study. It is from that prince of teachers whom all Kansans at least delight to honor, President A. R. Taylor, of the State Normal School. It is entitled 'The Study of the Child,' and as complete evidence of its high standing has been adopted into the International Educational Series of books of study.”

The Observer, St. Louis.—66* * * The habits of twenty years of close pedagogical thought are everywhere manifest in its keen analysis, its terms and definitions. The various mental functions receive due attention, and many readers will find the closing chapters the most interesting part of the book, where such subjects as habit, character, normals and abnormals, children's instincts and plays, manners and morals, stages of growth, etc., are developed with many practical suggestions to teachers and mothers."

The teachers who went over the B. & O. S. W. R. R. to the N. E. A. at Washington, saw some of the finest scenery on the continent. The change from the plains of Illinois and Indiana to the hills of Ohio and mountains of Virginia awoke keen interest on every hand. Deer Park, Harper's Ferry, and the beautiful Potomac river will remain long in the pictures of the memory of that occasion.

In buying your tickets for any of the eastern states, be sure to take the B. & O. S. W. at St. Lonis.



American Journal of Education, St. Louis._“Young teachers have been so o.ten depressed and discouraged by the involved technicalities of psychological treatises often thrust before them and recommended, that they will welcome Dr. Taylor's book, because he has succeeded so well in bringing the subject within the comprehension of the average teacher and parent. He has also classified and arranged the subject in such a systematic manner that it becomes a study of absorbing inter

The State of Kansas has adopted this book for this year's reading circle course, and we wish many other states would do the same. We are quite sure that every teacher who makes a careful study of this volume will be greatly benefited. The language is clear, simple and forcible.''

Rev. 7. V. Stephens, Lebanon, Tenn., Editor Bible Study."The Study of the Child,” by Dr. A. R. Taylor, is the most suggestive and helpful work which I have seen on this subject. The author understands his subject and writes in such a way that the reader can easily follow him. The book will be an invaluable aid to parents and teaehers."

John MacDonald, Editor Western School Fournal.--"The book will be helpful to thousands of teachers. I have been many years in rebellion against the typical books on psychology, because of their abstruseness and exasperating phraseology. I have always maintained that studies in psychology could be put in the plainest of Saxon English. You have proved that this can be done, and you deserve the gratitude of all teachers for your work. I am very glad to know that the book is to illuminate the dark places in Chili. It is certainly a very high honor, and all your friends in Kansas will be very much gratified."

Mrs. Eva D. Kellogg, Agunquist, Maine, Editor Primary Education._“I have just finished the last page of "The Study of the Child,' and I must tell you that I am delighted with it. You have done 'Child-Study as much service as you have the teachers by this psychological, dignified treatment of the theme.'

Hon. M. F. Knappenberger, President Board of Regents, State Normal School.-"I find the latter chapters most delightful and easy of comprehension. The book is far beyond any. thing I have read on the subject.”

D. L. Kiehle, Professor of Pedagogy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.--"You have made a valuable contribution to the teachers' working library. The book is full of material for schoolroom use, and put into form for practical use and application. I can see that you have given us the fruitage of much

Athletics. The tennis section was filled almost immediately and the four courts are in use every afternoon. Nearly all of the leaders are out this year, but there are some skilled tossers taking their places.

The golf section is repairing its course and doing some superior work these days. There are some excellent golf players in the section and the record of the year will undoubtedly show some fine playing.

The football section has organized with George Lueck as manager and secretary, and Walter Priest, captain, and is practicing nearly every day. "It had its first game with the high school team a few days ago, with the result that neither side scored a point.

The Battalion, under the direction of Lieutenant Oveson, is on drill twice per week, with new recruits coming in nearly every meeting. The war seems to have quickened the martial spirit of the boys and they are more deeply interested in military tactics than ever before.

The advanced ladies' gymnasium class is even more enthusiastic than last year. The beginning class enrolled its quota on the first day. The young men's advanced class in heavy gymnastics under the direction of Lieutenant Oveson is developing muscle and skill very rapidly. The gymnasium has just received a new installment of light clubs for the use of the ladies' classes. Professor Stone is introductng some specialties this year and is planning for something very interesting in the near future.

If you are thinking of going to St. Louis, Chicago, or any intermediate points, buy your tickets via Chicago & Alton R.R. It is one of the oldest and most popular roads in the country. Trains always on time. Service unexcelled.

19 The mid-term classes at the State Normal School will be formed on November 15, the examinations beginning the day before. If you desire catalogues and circulars, write at once to the President.

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