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NOTES AND COMMENTS. to that given in the Arithmetic. They cau be used to keep the bright pupil busy who always has his work done first and fuds time for mischief. The cards should be cut out A joint m:eting of the Bɔards of Trustees of the California and pasted on stiff cardboard.

Normal Schools was held in Los Angeles April 8th.
BY CHAS. H. ALLEN.

Representatives of the four boards were present and the For training in the quick comprehension of the relations of presidents of the three schools in operation. The reports of the numbers:

presidents, which were read at the meeting, showed a notable 1-12 is 3 times what number?

increase in the attendance at each school, and that a growing 2-12 is 72 of what number?

interest is evident in the matter of normal instruction. 3-12 is 33 of what number?

Work has not begun on the building at San Diego, as the 4-12 is 4-5 of what number?

State Board of Examiners has not yet approved the plans sub5- -12 is 2-5,4-3-5,--6 7 of what number?

No steps were taken in the direction of electing a presiII

dent for the school. 1-12 is what part of 60 ?

The faculty of the school at Los Angeles gave a reception to 2-12 is how many times 1/2 ?

the visitors which was, of course, a very enjoyable gathering. 3-10 is how many times 212?

President Randall, who spent two days in the Normal 4-10 is 272 times what number?

School at Los Angeles inspecting its work, reports that they are III

doing excellent work there. The faculty is strong and harmonious 1-8 is what part of 12 ?

and therefore efficient. His time there was, however, too short. 2-12 is what part of 48 ?

No one can become acquainted with the work of a Normal School 3-2 is what part of 5 ?

without spending from one to two weeks in its class rooms. 4-73 is what part of 4?

With three Normal Schools in operation with an aggregate 5—2/3 is what part of 4 ?

attendance of more than twelve hundred and with pedagogical IV

departments in our two great Universities, it would seem that the 1-12 is how many times X ?

demand for trained teachers will soon be, even if it is not already, 2-14 is what part of 172 ?

supplied. There was a time when the supply fell far short of the 3-1/3 is what part of 6?

demand and teachers came in great numbers from the East. 4-23 is what part of 6 ?

The conditions will soon be reversed, the supply will exceed 5--1/2 is what part of 33 ?

the demand and there will be little nducement for outside teachers

to come to California. 1-4 times ro is 8 times what number?

When traveling over the State years ago I became convinced 2—7 times 12 is 21 times what number?

that many of our best and a few of our poorest teachers were 3–6 times 15 is 5 times what number?

mportations. This is probably true to-day. 4-2 times 11 is 12 of what number?

A surplus of teachers is not an unmixed evil. Fortunately, 5.-48 is how many times 2 times 6 ?

under our State school law and our State usage, this cuts no great VI

figure in the matter of salaries. It results in leaving the surplus 1-If % a number is 6 what is 73 of the same number? unemployed, compelling them to enter other vocations. If it 2-24 is what part of 40 ?

worked out the desirable result of the survival of the fittest” the 3-1/3 a number is 16. What is 14 of the number?

condition would be one to be greatly desired. 4-12 is what part of 212?

In many cases it will do this, but there are others where 5-572 is how many times ?

nepotism, "pull and push" will make room for inferior teachers. VII

In such cases it will be the strongest that must go to the wall." 1-12 of 40 is 4 times what number?

Their consolation may be that they are like the inartyrs of old 2-19 is 3 more than 4 times what number?

"of whom the world (the schools) was not worthy." If they are 3--19 is 3 less than twice what number?

really strong they can get on better without the schools than the 4-3 times 12 is how many times 72 of 12 ?

schools can without them. 5—4 times 15 is how many times 13 of 18?

CHAS. H. ALLEN Cut out lessons to accompany per centage.

Prize Composition. I 1-What is 4 per cent. of 100? 272 per cent. of 100?

The Following Composition Won the Prize Offered in April "Journal." 2—What is 4 per cent. of 90? of 80 ?

Once there lived in the city of San Jose a little girl named 3—What is 12 per cent of 400? Of 340 ?

Florence. Santa Claus brought her a box of paints for Christmas 4--What is 450 per cent, of 16? Of 21?

and her oldest sister, Mary, said she would teach her how to 5-What is 74 per cent. of 60 ? Of 84?

paint. II

After a few lessons and a great deal of practice Florence felt 1--8 is 4 per cent. of what number? 20 per cent. of what able to paint a picture all by herself for her mother's birthday number?

present. 2-15 is 5 per cent. of what number? 12 per cent. of what

One Saturday morning she thought it time to begin the number?

picture, so she went out into the garden, gathered a bouquet of her 3---20 is 125 per cent. of what number ? 1% per cent of mother's favorite flowers, arranged them loosely in a glass of clear, what number?

cool water and took them to her room to paint. 4--1/2 is 25 per cent. of what number? 200 per cent. of what She did not ask Mary to help as she wanted to surprise her number?

too. 5–15 is 772 per cent. of what number? 74 per cent of what Her materials were taken from the drawer and placed upon number?

the table. She first drew the flowers, then painted them with III

great care. But just as she was about to give the finishing touch, 1-4 is what per cent. of 8 ? 8 is what per cent. of 4? the dinner bell rang and she went down to the dining room leaving 2-3 is what per cent. of 5? Of 15?

every thing just as it was. 3-12 is what per cent. of 6? Of 24? Of 30 ?

After she had gone her pet kittens, Snowball and Mischief, 4-12 is what per cent. of 10? Of 12? Of 5?

jumped in at the window down on the drawing table and scattered 5-12 is what per cent. of 34 ? 34 is what per cent. of 12 ?

the paints, palette and brushes over the table, knocked the box on

the floor and rubbed the wet sponge over the picture. , Willie_"I feel awfully sensitive about my mustache, Ange,

Now can you imagine poor Florence's surprise on finding

that her pets had given her picture the finishing touch? line." Angeline—"Oh, don't worry, Willie, no one will notice it.',

RENA E. COYNER (10 years). Birdhaven School, Monterey County.

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