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That which makes a good Constitution must keep it, viz.: Men of wisdom and virtue ;
qualities that, because they descend not with worldly inheritance, must be carefully
There are some moderately intelligent people in the East who have thought it a mark of personal or local superiority to affect indifference about this World's Fair. There are a few people of high intelligence and of excellent sense who really feel no particular interest. The first class is not deserving of attention. As for the second class, it is merely a case of pre-occupation and unaroused curiosity. Long before the Fair is ended these people will have discovered it, and they will atone for their earlier lack of interest by the higher degree of their subsequent enthusiasm. This paragraph, however, is meant particularly for many thousands of our readers living farther East, let us say, than Ohio, who must make careful plans in advance if they are to go to Chicago at all, and who are now asking whether or not it will be really worth their while to make effort and sacrifice to visit the Exposition. No general advice can fit all particular cases, but so far as general principles can have any bearing, let us all decide that it will be immensely worth while to go. Students, teachers, all classes of men and women who have healthfully inquiring minds, would make no mistake in planning to spend as much as possible of the summer at Chicago or in that vicinity. The opportunities for advantageous study will be almost limitless. Our industrial arts and our art industries will find a new birth in this Fair. Fine arts will obtain a powerful impetus. Our educational methods will be improved by it. The whole world will be brought nearer together. The cause of peace among the nations will be promoted. The world's religions will have renounced somewhat of their mutual bickerings and hatreds, and will have seized more firmly upon the principle of Love. Do not lightly decide that you can afford to dispense with the benefit of some personal contact with all this vast congeries of undertakings. It was a great thing to be at Philadelphia in 1876, and at Paris in 1889; but it will be far more than either or both to be at Chicago in 1893.—Review of Reviews.
CONTENTS OF VOLUME XLII.
A Boy's Presence of Mind. 121.
G. Groff, 294.
Sarah L. Arnold, 470. Alexander Ramsay, 311. Algebra in Mathematics, 114. All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name (Hymn), 326. A Lonely Little Girl, 107. Amiability of Teacher, 516. An Arbor Day Story-Annie B. Hanich, 483. An Epoch Making Book, 204. An old Settler, 150. An Open Letter, 523. A Plain Tale of 1893, 539. Are You Miss Flint? Personal Question, 242. Armstrong, General S. C., Memoranda, 530. Arrow, The, 246. Article X.: Education, 313. Art Palace at the Fair, 55. Autumn Arbor Day, 173. Auxiliary Supervision, 88. Beulah Land (Hymn), 326. Beware the Camel's Nose (Poem), 153. Biltmore Forest: Estate G. W. Vanderbilt, 429. Blessing from Good Works: Russian Legend, 482. Books Authors Read, 301. Boss Teacher, The, 246. Boy's View, 302. Brighter School Term-Rhoda Lee, 239. Bringing up Children: Badly Developed Brain,
342. Broad Guage Men: Educate for Breadth of View
-). S. Kieffer, 200. “By Their Fruits,” 262. Can they Read ? Only As They Can Interpret
Thought, 481. Care of Childhood, 106. Care of Free Text-Books, 137. Carlisle Indian Industrial School: Fifteenth An
versary and Sixth Graduation Day-Life-like
Picture of Graduating Class, 433. Carlisle Indian School, 111. Christian Shadow, The, 104. Cigarette Smoking, 315. College Education, 163. College Graduates, 349. Colonial Times, 442. Columbian Exposition at Chicago: For This
Summer Only-Brief Description—“A Dream City''– Woman's Building-Landscape Gardening-Go to the World's Fair-Grand Opening Ceremony—The Midway Plaisance – The Electric Glory-Resplendent Beauty of the Fair at Night-Seeing the ExpositionWhat is Staff ?-A Week at the Fair: Where and How to Spend the Time—The Cost of the Trip-Report of the Director General of the
Exposition: What May Be Seen, etc., 3. Columbian Exposition.- Buildings, Grouping,
Extent: “Such Stuff as Dreams are Made of”
Government Exhibit-Artistic Designs: Buildings of the Foreigners-Novel and Attractive State Buildings, etc.-Man and His Works : Ethnological Exhibit-Notes of the Exposition-Teachers of America (Col. F. W. Parker)-Spectacle Without Parallel— Triumph of Woman-All Should See It: City of Art by Master Minds—Pennsylvania: What the Keystone State has to Show at the Fair-Chicago Exhibition-Electrical Wonderland-Mr. Depew on the Fair-Notes from the Fair-The Big Ferris Wheel: Novel Pennsylvania Invention a Feature of the Fair-Multiple Speed Sidewalk-Seeing the Exposition-Fifteen
World's Fairs—The States at Chicago, 49. Compulsory Education, 44. Congress of Education, 136. Congress of Religions, 108. CONVENTION OF CITY AND BOROUGH SUPERIN
TENDENTS-Proceedings of Altoona Meeting, 373. Address of Welcome and Response-D. S. Keith and J. M. Coughlin, 373. Inaugural Address: Some Urgent Needs of the Schools -L. 0. Foose, 374. Discussion of Topics Suggested by Inaugural Address, 377. The Relation of High and Normal Schools-). I. Robb, 379.
Best Results from Teachers' Monthly Grade Meetings, 386. Some Needed Legislation: Compulsory Education, District Libraries, Increased State Appropriation, School Architecture, etc.-R. *K. Buehrle, 388. Unequal Distribution of State Aid -H. S. Wertz, 390. The Place of the High School -E. T. Jeffers, 393. The Work of the High School- N. C. Schaeffer, 396. General Discussion of High School Question, 398. Truancy and Irregular Attendance-S. A. Baer, 401. Study of English in High and Graded Schools–S. O. Goho, 405. The Grammar Scbool Course-J. M. Coughlin, 409. Graduating Exercises: An Experience Meeting, 410. Functions of the Superintendent:Theory and Practiæ, 413. Resolutions, General and
Special, 412. Members in Attendance, 414. Country and City Children: Suggestive Com
parison, 204. Country and City Schools, 520. Courtesy, Lessons in, 172. Cultivate Self-Control, 120. Dashes and Dots, 100. Dawn of a New Age, 135. Decency and Good Morals, 133. Deep Sea Diving, 298. Defects in Modern Teaching-J. J. Greenough,
211. Definitions and Defining-John Swett, 149. Destruction from Forest Fires, 419. Directors' Institute, 354. Discipline, Value of : Its Necessity May Be
Overlooked, 240. Distinctive Idea in School Music, 524. District School House: What May be Done for
Ten Dollars, 249. Does the Superintendent Earn His Salary? 130. Dog Tax Law, 45. Do They Think of Me at Home? (Music) 140. Dwelling iu Details, 151.