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Superintendent John A. Imrie called his institute

with LOCAL APPLICATIONS, as they cannot for October 28, 29, 30, at the county seat. Its most

reach the seat of the disease. Catarrh is a blood noticeable feature was the hearty enthusiasm and

or constitutional disease, and, in order to cure it, unanimity of the whole teaching body, the good

you must take internal remedies. Hall,s Catarrh fellowship among them and between them and the Cure is taken internally, and acts directly on the superintendent. This always insures a good insti. ¡ blood and mucous surfaces. Hall's Catarrh Cure tute. It is easy for a few malcontents to sprinkle

is not a quack medicine. It was prescribed by one cold water, spread wet blankets, defeat the highest

of the best physicians in tbis country for years, success of an institute anywbere; but Napa County

and is a regular prescription. It is composed of does't seem to have a single one of that kind.

the best tonics known, combined with the best Among the salient features of the gathering may

blood purifiers, acting directly on the mucous surbe mentioned:

faces. The perfect combination of the two ingre1. The scholarly lectures of the Rev. Ernest E.

dients is what produces such wonderful results in Baker on literary subjects. These were interesting

curing Catarrh. Send for testimonials, free. and inspiring to a high degree.

F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O. 2. The cheerful and delightful singing by the

Sold by Druggists, 750. whole institute, led by Professor Merwin of the

Hall's Family Pills are the best. Napa High School. 3. The kindly and helpful talks of Job Wocd Jr.

City Superintendent Hughes and the city of These were along the lines of practical teaching

Alameda are to be congratulated on voting a hun

dred thousand dollars for school improvements. and good citizenship, and were highly appreciated

The National educational Association will meet by the teachers.

next year in Minneapolis. 4. The psychological and professional work conducted by Professor Snedden.

. ward Hyatt of Riverside. Mr. Hyatt worked along an original lead in this line and made a deep impression on the county, bringing along the actual

Patented Nov. 26. 1901 materials to work with and distributing them among the teachers, so that they could go back to their scliools with something tangible and ready to pass on to their pupils. Superintendent Imrie had provided a quantity of the common boulders and pebbles of Napa County, and a part of the nature work was based upon this. The teachers were delighted with'the simple and practical plan proposed, and many of them are already at work upon

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6. The spontaneous and delightful talks of Jane Seymour Klink, along the lines of teaching the common branches.

7. A description of teaching school in the Phillippine Islands by one of the local teachers who had been there. She was listened 10 with the keenest

The accompanying cur represenis an adattention and made quite a sensation by declaring

justable attachment for the school disk its a

receptacle for pen, penci s. era-er, and ruler, that it was not possible for a teacher to make money and having atiached thereto a kid pen wiper. enough there for ordinary living expeases

By the use of this case much valuable time 8. The practical and helpful lectures of Professor will be saved to both pupil and tear her and Heaton, so highly appreciated by everyone.

more satisfactory work will be accomp ished There were many other good features, but these in many lines. The unavoidable noise in are the ones we have heard particularly mentioned.

handling a wooden box and rattling pencils is thus entirely done away with, and the

ruler can be used and replaced without the Pacific Coast Bureau of Education slightest sound. Pencils do no break and

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Wholesale Dealers in vember 4, 5, and 6. It was managed by the genial and smiling J. A. Wagener, County Superintendent chool Books of Schools. Everything went merry as a marriage

: bell, and the teachers went home feeling that they had had a successful meeting.

The music was in charge of Professor Hintze, who was in high good humor over the election of his friend, Mayor Schmitz. One social evening

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D. C. Heath & Co., The Macmillan Co., and dancing were the means of amusement.

Silver, Burdett & Co., Thos. R. Shewell The Hon. Frank J. Browne of Berkeley gave his

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