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New-York, Rye.

RYE SEMINARY A girls' school, one hour from New York. Diploma for college preparatory and general course. Certificate privilege to Vassar, Smith, Wellesley and Mt. Holyoke. Unusual advantages in music. Physical training, riding and outdoor sports.

Mrs. LIFE, THE MISSES STOWE, Principals.

District of Columbia

District of COLUMBIA, Washington (Suburbs). National Park Seminary The Young WOMEN. school; its remarkable equipment of 20 buildings; its training ia homemaking; its study of the Capital-can be told fully only in our catalogue.

Address Box 100, Forest Glen, Md.

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MASSACHUSETTS, Northampton. Miss Capen's School for Girls For many years known as “The Burnham School.". 38th year opens September 19, 1914. Correspondence should be addressed to

Miss B. T. CAPEN, Principal.

MASSACHUSETTS, Northampton. Founded by Mary A. Burn

ham in 1877, is continuing The Burnham SCHOOL FOR

GIRLS without interruption under the direction of Miss Helen E. Thompson and Miss Martha C. Burnham. Preparatory, Graduating, and Special Courses. Correspondence should be addressed to Miss HELEN E. THOMPSON, Headmistress.


"The Elms" School for Girls A city school with country sports. Open air sleeping room. Certificate admits to Vassar, Smith, Wellesley, Mt. Holyoke, Simmons. Graduating and special courses. Domestic Science, Music.

Miss PORTER, Principal.




Told in an interesting pamphlet, written from the human as well as the educational standpoint. Sent on request.

MASSACHUSETTS, Norton. (30 miles from Boston.) WHEATON COLLEGE for WOMEN Full four-year course with A.B. degree. Training for efficient home management as well as for the business of life. Special two-year diploma course for high-school graduates. 17 buildings. 100 acres. Catalog

Rev. SAMUEL V. Cole, D.D., LL.D., Pres.

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Pennsylvania PennsyLVANIA, Hollidaysburg.

PENNSYLVANIA, Bryn Mawr, Box K. Preparatory to Miss Cowles' School FOR GIRLS (Highland Hall). EMMA Milton COWLES, A.B.,

The Misses Shipley's School Bryn Mawr Cols Head of School. Prepares for all colleges. Certificate privileges. cational and social opportunities of situation opposite Bryn Mawr Strong general course. Music, Art and Domestic Science. Health- College. College Preparatory and Academic Courses.

New gym ful location. Gymnasium, Swimming Pool and Sleeping Porch. nasium and school rooms. For circular, address Resident Physical Director. For catalogue address THE SECRETARY.


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Educational Department - Continued from page 27 Professor Beard writes in the light of the most

A butterfly flies in the sun, but a fly stays in the house to fly.

Flies I seen, yes; but we don't have no butterflies around ver recent experience; he always manages to give

block. definiteness and point to general statements by providing concrete illustrations which are never The question, “What is mama?” was answered dull or weighted with detail. The chapter on the thus : raising and spending of the city's money goes to

She's what you chop wood for. show that he has a peculiar gift of making a com

She's what puts clothes and shoes on you. plicated subject intelligible to the uninitiated, and She keeps care of you.

She's who's good to you. even entertaining without any sacrifice of accuracy.

She's your creator. Photographs and diagrams havo been happily She's what dead on to me. chosen; and the brief bibliography is just what best accords with the purpose of the book. A popu

FROM "THE BAYBERRY DIP.” lar presentation, without foot-notes or technical language, it will not only find its way into many

An atmosphere of old-school culture is expressed college classrooms, but will bear a not unimportant

in the following contribution to a quaint publicapart in informing and stimulating men who had

tion, called “The Bayberry Dip," issued by the their schooling long ago."

pupils of a Massachusetts boarding school:

"The coziest time in the whole day, and to some

of us the very pleasantest, is afternoon tea. LesBARBARISMS

sons are entirely forgotten and we gather around Barbarous attacks upon the English language are the tea table as one large family. On warm afteran old story to educators. Recently a professor of noons last June, our tea-table was a large stone one of our oldest universities declared that these near chapel, but now we sit before a blazing open definitions had been given by undergraduates: fire in our living-room. As soon as each one has

been served, Miss reads to us; and we have An abnostic is one who believes just wha: he thinks.

followed with intense interest the varying emotions An infidel is one who has a religion of his own. Pride is the habit of modesty and self-control.

and experiences of Jane Austen's characters, as she A man is piagmatic when he is lazy-like.

has depicted them in ‘Pride and Prejudice' and

'Sense and Sensibility'; the thrilling adventures of Answers revealing as firm a grasp on the lan- Lorna, in 'Lorna Doone'; and now Colonel New. guage were recently made by children in a metro- combe and Clive are our daily companions. This politan school and printed in a recent issue of the is our time for mending, and doing all sorts of New York "Evening Post." The question, "What fancy work. Last year some of the girls made all is the difference between a butterfly and a fy?" their Easter gifts at tea time, and we had great was answered thus:

fun watching the various handkerchiefs and work

bags under construction, and wondering which A butterfly sits on flowers, and a fly sits on your bread.

would be ours at Easter. It is always a disapA butterfly has nice ways, but a fly, now, is a bad thing.

pointed 'Oh, dear!' that greets the bell which marks A butterfly you leave fly, but a fly you swat. A fly buzzes when it flies, but a butierfly just flies.

the end of tea time.”

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