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The National Normal University

LEBANON, OHIO. 1855-The oldest, most widely known and the best Normal in the United States.- 1898

Progress Great improvements in facilities and teaching force recently made.
Prenaratory For students of any age or state of advancement who can study just what they
School desire and as long as they wish. The most able teachers in the University have

work in this department. College of Newly equipped with all necessary fixtures of a first-class business college. PreBusiness sided over by an expert accountant and practical teacher. Thorough instruction

in Shorthand and Typewriting. College of No other Institution takes the same definite and practical course in training Teachers pupils in the principles and practices of teaching. None has sent out so many

successful teachers. The teachers' course renewed and improved. The work now

being done under the direction of its present able faculty has never been equaled Higher The Scientific and Classic courses are widely and well known for the superior Education training which they give. Graduates from these departments have been uniforma

ly successful. In many states they are preferred to those from any other Instita

tion. Strong courses are sustained in Law, Medicine, Music, Fine Arts, etc. Expenses Tuition, $8.00 per session; Rooms, 30 to 60 cents per week; Board, $1.35 to $1.50

per week!

Calendar Sessions open September 6, 1898; November 1, 1898; December 27, 1898: February

21, 1899 ; April 18, 1899; June 13, 1899.
Send for new illustrated catalogue and full information.

Address, c. K. HAMILTON, Secretary, Lebanon, o. J. W. WITHERS, President.

Tri-State Normal College

ANGOLA, INDIANA. VITUATED in the county of 100 beautiful lakes. The Normal School in which first-class

is carried on with unprecedented success. Nearly 100 now studying Greek, and many more studying Latin, Science and Mathematics. Twenty-four reading Plato now. Those wanting s good college education can get it here at one-half the expense usually charged in colleges. Graduation here means good professional training and good scholarship. Board, furnished room and tuition, $ 24.65 for a term of nine weeks. Tuition only in advance. Fall term will oper August 22. Or 6000 stndents who have been here within the last eight years, there has been bat one case of fever. Ask for catalogue. Address,

L. M. SNIFF, A. M., President, Angola, Indiana.


Two new and charming school song books for Fifth, Sixth and Seventh
grades. The best yet published. May be used as supplementary work.
The best plan in America to learn to teach music in the Public Schools.

Address, C. E. NEWELL, 71 Jennings Avenue, Cleveland. O.


Who is unable to get away from home for the first year's work may have proper direction in reading by correspondence. In the regular Law Course, by the Chautauqua Plan, one who does satisfactory work through the texts assigned in the Junior Year will, on request, be admitted reg. ularly, without examination, to the Senior Class in the residence work in the Northern Indiana Law College as a candidate for the degree of LL. B.



DEPARTMENTS: COLLEGIATE.-Offers four courses of four years each: The Classical, the Scientific, the Philosophic,

the Literary. PREPARATORY.-Prepares for each of the collegiate courses. Affords, also, a good academic

education. NORMAL.-Offers to teachers a three years' course; four terms per year. BUSINESS.-Complete Commercial Courses, including courses in Short-hand, Type-writing and

Penmanship. MUSIC.-A three years' course, and a four years' course. ART.-Courses in Oil Painting, Pastel, Crayon, China Painting, Free-hand Sketching, Etc. ELOCUTION AND ORATORY.-A general course, a teachers' course, and a professional course. This institution has a history of over a half century. Its alumni roll foots up more than 2,000 in

all departments. With the opening of next school year, the teaching force will be greatly strengthened. Especial

attention will be given to the department of pedagogy and normal studies. The four-term-per-year plan has proven to be of great advantage to those who wish to economize

in point of time, and also to those who are obliged to make their own way through college.

CALENDAR FOR 1898-1899.
Fall term begins August 30.

Spring term begins February 28.
Winter term begius November 29.

Summer term begins May 23.


RACTICAL; Economical; Thorough. Abreast of the times! First-class instruc

tion in all departments. Good table board per week $1.50. Rooms fur

nished 25 cents to 50 cents per week. Other expenses moderate.

The College embraces Academic and Collegiate courses of study, besides the following schools: School of Pedagogy, School of Commerce, Shorthand, Music, Oratory, Art.

THE COLLEGE SITE is one of the most beautiful in Ohio. The building is modern, well built, commodious, and convenient. It is on the east side of North *Clinton street, Defiance, Ohio, not far from two most beautiful streams, the Maumee and the Auglaize, at whose confluence is Old Fort Defiance of historic reuown. Lovely shade trees dot the fine ten-acre campus, and withal no more delightful place for study could well be found.

Every student receives personal attention and recites every period of each day. The place is healthful, moral and religious influences are among the very best. Students can enter at any time. We teach school all the year, except three hot weeks in August.

CALENDAR, 1898-1899.
Normal term begins June 13th.

Second quarter begins November 7th.
First quarter begins August 30th.

Third quarter begins January 3rd, 1899.

Fourth quarter begins April 3rd.
For particulars address, John R. H. LATCHAW, D. D., President.

Or, Prof. Ed. M. Mills, A. M., Sec'y, Defiance, O. Preparation for admission to our best colleges and universities is made a specialty. Students prepared for admission to West Point Military Academy and Civil Service examinations.

The Largest Normal School in the United States.

The Northern Indiana Normal School

Will open its 26th Year Aug. 30, '98, under more favorable auspices than ever before.

With its new library: new laboratories, and extended course of study, it is prepared to offer advantages superior to those of any preceding year.

By honest work the school has made a very enviable reputation, and justly deserves the high position it holds among the educational institutions of the land. Credits. The grades from the school are accepted in all the best Universities, and in

many instances its graduates have received special mention on account of the thoroughness of their preparation. Aim of the The aim of the school is to give all who come here the best possible School.

advantages for accomplishing the greatest good in the shortest time,

and at the least expense. Teachers. The high grade of work done in the Department of Pedagogy has re

ceived the commendation of educators everywhere. There is no other school in the country giving more attention to professional work. Teachers and those preparing to teach will have the very best advantages for receiving training in the latest and most approved methods. There are extended courses in Psychology, Perlagogy, Child Study, History and Philosophy of Education, Kindergarten and Method. Pharmacy.

The school of Pharmacy is very complete. There are about sixty recog

nized schools of pharmacy in the l'nited States, of these not more than twelve have sufficient laboratory facilities to do the entire work, and this is one of the twelve. Attention is called to this to show that while the expenses here are the lowest, yet the advantages are the very best. Business The Business College in connection with the school is one of the most College.

complete in the land. It is equipped with the most extensive line of

offices ever attempted by any school. Music.

In Music, on account of the school being located so near Chicago, we

are obliged to compete with the best work done there, so that students have every advantage here that they could have in the city, and at an espense not one-fourth so great. Other What is said of these departments may be said of each department of

the school. It has been the purpose of the management to equip Departments

thoroughly each department, and to place it in charge of the most competent instructors. Large

While the attendance is large, yet the classes are so sectioned that each Attendance.

student has the same advantage as though the enrollment did not ex

ceed 300 students. The continued growth of the school and the demand for those trained here is tne best evidence that the work is satisfactory. Expenses Less Than at Any Other Place. Tuition, $10 per term. Good board

and well-furnished room, $1.50 to $1.90 per week. Same rates in private families as in the Dormitories.

Catalogue containing full description of the school, Course of Study, etc., mailed free.
Address, H. B. BROWN, President, or 0. P. KINSEY, Vice-President.

CALENDAR.-Fall Term will open August 30, 1898; First Winter Term will open November 8,

1898; Second Winter Term will open January 17, 1899; Spring Term will open March 28, 1899; Summer Term will open June 6, 1899.

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Our new illustrated sample pages free on application. Dr Sold on easy payments. Chicago. DODD, MEAD & COMPANY, New York.


Teachers' College. NEW YORK CITY. The professional school of Columbia University for the training of general teachers, supervisors, principals, superintendents and instructors in normal schools and colleges. Open to both sexes. Fellowships and scholarships amounting to $5,750 annually. Catalogue sent on application to the Secretary.


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Address 0. T. CORSON, Publisher, Columbus, O.


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These books were written with a view to producing the best results with the least amount of labor on the part of the teacher. This is accomplished by a method original with the series. Pupils study these books with increasing interest and benefit, and teachers are relieved of all drudgery.

THE SUBJECTS TREATED IN THESE BOOKS ARE: Bookkeeping Office Routine Business Training Shorthand

Commercial Law Arithmetic Penmanship Civil Government Political Economy Correspondence Grammar

Spelling Algebra These books are neither experiments, imitations, nor compilations, but are original, standard works, and are in use in thousands of schools, where they give complete satisfaction. They are Sound, Sensible, Practical, and Up-to-date. Specimen pages and illustrated catalogue sent free to teachers and school officers.

WILLIAMS & ROGERS, Publishers,

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